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- Starlight Movies & Concerts
Starlight Concerts & Movies
Spend your summer nights in the park with free concerts & movies!
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|
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.
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.
|Wed., Aug 6||Harbert|
|Sat., Aug 9||Twiggs|
|Wed., Aug 13||Bent|
|Sat., Aug 16||Elks|
|Wed., Aug 20||Brummel|
|Sat., Aug 23||Centennial|
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
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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