Starlight Concerts & Movies

Starlight Concerts & Movies

Spend your summer nights in the park with free concerts & movies!

Starlight Concerts

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The 2014 Starlight Concert Series will feature 13 free outdoor concerts at seven park locations throughout Evanston. It is presented by the City of Evanston Cultural Arts Division.

All concerts will take place
from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. except the
June 25 concert for young families. 

Performers are to be determined.  See below for the dates and locations.

Day/Date Park Performer Genre / focus
Tues., June 10 James   School's Out for Summer
Tues., June 17 Harbert    
Thurs., June 19 Twiggs   Juneteenth Drum Jam
Tues., June 24 Bent    
Wed., June 25 6:30-8:30pm James Joel Frankel and Jane Stetson PJ & Stories Concert for Young Families
Tues., July 1 Bent      
Tues., July 8 Golf Course    
Tues., July 15 Brummel   Brummel Food Truck
Tues., July 22 Centennial           
Tues., July 29 Harbert    
Tues., Aug. 5 James    
Tues., Aug. 12 Twiggs    
Tues., Aug .19 Centennial    

Park locations:
Centennial Park: Sheridan Rd. at Church St.
James Park: Dodge Ave. at Mulford (S. of Oakton St.)
Harbert Park: Dempster St. at McDaniel (E. of canal)
Twiggs Park: Dodge Ave. at Simpson St.
Bent Park: Central St. at Cowper Ave.
Brummel Park: Brummel St. at Elmwood Ave.

Evanston Golf Course: 1030 Central St.

In the event of inclement weather for concerts, rain site information will be available after 4:30 p.m. on the show date by calling 847-448-8058, 847-448-8260 or 847-448-4311.
Concert rain sites: to be determined.

Map of parks

Starlight Movies in the Park

 Movies in the Park will be held on select Wednesdays and Saturdays at dusk (tentative schedule below). Movies are cancelled in inclement weather.

Day/Date Park Movie
Wed., Aug 6 Harbert  
Sat., Aug 9 Twiggs  
Wed., Aug 13 Bent  
Sat., Aug 16 Elks  
Wed., Aug 20 Brummel  
Sat., Aug 23 Centennial  

Park sites for Movies

Bent Park, Central St. at Cowper Ave.
Brummel Park, Brummel St. at Elmwood Ave.
Centennial, Sheridan Rd. at Church St.
Elks, Mulford St. at Callan Ave.
Harbert Park, Dempster St. at McDaniel Ave. (east of North Shore Channel)
Twiggs Park, Dodge Ave. at Simpson St.
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Interested in performing at a City of Evanston summer concert or festival?

Send your demo to:
Patti Battaglia- Festival Coordinator
2100 Ridge Ave., Room 1116, Evanston, Il 60201

Concert Sponsors 

Evanston Starlight Concerts are presented by the City of Evanston’s Cultural Arts Division and are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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