Things to Do in Fort Wayne and Beyond

Etheridge coming to Foellinger Theatre

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 13, at 10 a.m.

Nick Braun

Whatzup Features Writer

Published May 11, 2022

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation announced Monday that Foellinger Theatre will host Melissa Etheridge on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 7:30 p.m. 

Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge has remained one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters for more than three decades. 

She’s out on the road in support of her new album, One Way Out

Tickets are on sale at the parks and recreation office, 705 E. State Blvd. You can also go to and click “Purchase Theatre Tickets.”

Corey Feldman bringing tour to Piere’s

1980s pop icon Corey Feldman has announced he’s hitting the road on his Love Retours (22 + A Few in 22) tour, which will make a stop at Piere’s on Thursday, Aug. 25. 

Best known for his work in iconic films such as Stand By Me, The Goonies, and The Lost Boys, his upcoming tour is in support of his latest album Love Left 2: Arm Me with Love, which includes the viral hit “Comeback King” featuring Curtis Young

General admission tickets for this all-ages show are available through, where you can also purchase a meet and greet with Feldman. 

It’s not every day that you get the chance to have your Lost Boys DVD signed by an icon. Better jump on the opportunity. 

The Clyde hosting Fleetwood Mac tribute

While we are talking announcements, The Clyde is gearing up for Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute to take over the theatre Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. 

Formed in 2014, Rumours (also known as Rumours ATL) has taken the U.S. by storm with their scorching renditions of Fleetwood Mac material. If you are looking for an authentic recreation of live Fleetwood Mac shows, this is the one. 

This will be a general admission, standing room only show. Tickets can be purchased at, over the phone at (800) 514-3849 or in person at The Clyde Theatre box office, any Wooden Nickel Records locations, Neat Neat Neat Records, and Sweetwater Sound.  

Columbia City gets First Friday re-do

After weather forced Columbia City to put off its First Friday celebration May 6, the city is ready to try again Friday, May 13.

From 6-9 p.m., downtown Columbia City will come alive with food trucks, vendors, live music, and activities for the family to enjoy, with Atticus Sorrell and Bray Coughlin taking the stage.

Following the May 13 party, this year’s live music schedule includes Jiggs Hendrixson on June 3, Los Galaxy on July 1, Pete Dio and The Old & Dirty on Aug. 5, The Why Store on Sept. 2, and Adam Baker and The Heartache Oct. 7. 

Ruin welcomes families, Grateful Groove

The Grateful Groove block party will take place at The Ruin on Sunday, May 15, from 4-8 p.m. 

This event is free and open to all ages. It will include a bounce house, vendors, face painting, and music by Grateful Groove. 

It is set to take place outside, but if there is rain, it will be moved inside.     


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