Cole Porter

In a small Indiana town, on June 9th 1891, the genius we know as Cole Albert Porter was born. He went on to write over 1500 songs for Broadway productions, movies, and television. Today his music lives on. Every year on the second weekend of June, we celebrate his brilliance, and honor his life and music, with the Cole Porter Festival, in his hometown of Peru, Indiana.

The Cole Porter Festival

The Cole Porter Festival is held each year on the weekend nearest June 9th (Cole’s birthday) in his hometown of Peru, Indiana. For 2017 the festival will run from Thursday, June 8th through Sunday, June 11th, 2017.

Learn more about the artists in this year’s line up…

Join us for a bus tour of all the hot Cole Porter sites; from his birthplace to his burial site.

Don’t miss Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre’s Revue.  And, of course, there will be lots of Cole Porter music throughout the day.

What else is happening? Learn more…

Join us in downtown Peru, Indiana for fun and music for young and old in a celebration of the great Cole Porter’s life and music on June 8th through the 11th, 2017.

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