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Allerton Park relaxes capacity limitations for Concert Series

Allerton Park and Retreat Center has relaxed capacity limitations for the rest of its 2021 Concert Series.

Concerts open to general society include shows for July 29, Aug. 5, 15 and 26, and Sept. 10. All shows are occurring at Allerton’s Gatehouse Lawn, situated at 515 Old Timber Road in Monticello.

Given most recent Illinois Department of Public Health rules, an official statement said coordinators felt happy with facilitating rules. Visitors recently needed to enlist on the web.

Individuals who are not inoculated should in any case wear veils and stay away from others. Visitors don’t have to enlist, however are approached to give at the entryway.

“Things went smoothly for our first two shows, and we are confident that even with these changes we will be able to provide a safe and enjoyable experience,” noted Allerton Event Coordinator Ashley Sims. “We have food options and a cash bar at every show, and are excited to be able to accommodate even more music and nature lovers to enjoy the lovely Allerton concert ambiance.”

Upcoming shows will feature the Steel City Jug Slammers (July 29), Dennis Stroughmatt and L’Esprit Creole (August 5), Broken Brogue (August 15), and Reckasto (August 26). A Friday night show is planned for Sept. 10 with acts that have not been determined.

The annual Music Barn Festival is anticipated Oct. 8-10. It will feature three ticketed performances held in the century-old Dutch feed outbuilding on the estate.

Food and drinks are accessible for buy at all shows. Visitors ought to bring blankets or chairs.

The Concert Series is made conceivable with assistance from the introducing sponsor, the University of Illinosi Community Credit Union, as well as The Ayers Family, Kirby Medical Center, Herbold Family Trust, Monahan Partners, Illinois Public Media, and AHW INC.

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