Downtown Live! Adds Vibrancy to The TriCore Porch Off Calhoun in Downtown Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Experience live music all summer with the return of the third annual summer concert series, Downtown Live, presented by Downtown Fort Wayne.


Downtown Live! will host free entertainment from local performers every Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at The TriCore Porch Off Calhoun and the 800 block of South Calhoun Street. The event will return on Friday, June 2, and extend to Friday, September 1.


The TriCore Porch Off Calhoun is part of the Double Plus alleyway network spanning West Berry Street, East Wayne Street, and West Washington Street, running north and south of South Calhoun Street and South Harrison Street. The 800 block of South Calhoun Street will be closed to traffic Friday evenings between 4:00-9:00 p.m., June-September 1, to accommodate the large number of expected attendees. See the attached graphic for reference.


The Double Plus is home to residential spaces, local shops and restaurants, outdoor seating, and nearly 20 public art pieces programmed by Art This Way, a program of Downtown Fort Wayne.  During this family-friendly event, dine or shop at one of the many surrounding local businesses while enjoying the vibrancy of the heart of the city.


Street parking will be free after 5:00 p.m., and garage parking will be available in the City Center Garage directly next to The TriCore Porch Off Calhoun. For additional parking information, check out the Downtown Public Parking map or text PARK to 46862.


For more information and a complete list of scheduled performances, please go to


Downtown Live! is presented by Downtown Fort Wayne and proudly sponsored by 97.3 WMEE, Fort Wayne Newspapers, OUTFRONT Media, WANE 15, Edward Jones, T-Mobile, and TriCore.



For Immediate Release:

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Contact: Preston Wallace, Director of Marketing,