Music

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Sunday Classical Concert:  Soprano Marisa Buchheit & Tenor Christian Ketter

Sunday, August 5, 2:00-4:00 pm, Auditorium

Enjoy a concert of opera classics and broadway showtunes featuring Miss Illinois 2014 Marisa Buchheit and tenor Christian Ketter. Buchheit is an operatic soprano who has performed in critically acclaimed productions around the world, and Ketter made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2014 and has appeared at Chicago Symphony Center.


Wilmette Community Band (now in its 37th season)

Dr. David Fodor, conductor

www.wilmetteband.org

Monday, August 6 @ 4 pm: Grosse Point Lighthouse Concert, 2601 Sheridan Rd, Evanston


Sounds of Summer!

2018 Outdoor Entertainment Schedule

Wallace Bowl in Gillson Park, on the lakefront at Michigan & Washington

ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE.  Shows start at 8 p.m.

 Friday, Aug. 3:  Hoopla
Kicking off “Locals Weekend” with North Shore bands.

Saturday, Aug. 4: South Boulevard Band

      Continuing “Locals Weekend” with bands from the North Shore.

Sounds of Summer Thursday Night at Wallace Bowl in Gillson Park, on the lakefront at Michigan & Washington

Get an early start on the weekend.  This events starts at 7:00 pm.

Thursday, Aug. 2:  Wilmette Rocks

     Local teens perform at the Wallace Bowl.

Weather uncertain?
Call 847/920-7949 after 6 p.m. the day of the performance.

In case of inclement weather, shows are cancelled and there are no rain dates.

Performers are subject to change based on availability.

Wallace Bowl is designated “No Smoking” and “No Dogs” for all performances.

Seating:  Seating areas in the Wallace Bowl will not be reserved before 6 p.m. Items left earlier will be removed. Blankets are not permitted in the main seating grass area and may not be used to reserve space for chairs. Lawn chairs may be used only in the grass; wooden benches are provided on the stone terracing.

Lakefront Parking: Unrestricted parking in the Gillson Beach Parking lot begins at 6:30 pm for all Wallace Bowl events. Before 6:30 pm, you must display a 2018 Lakefront Parking decal ($25 resident, $150 non-resident) or purchase a Daily Parking Permit which is available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 8 pm for $12. Weekend parking permits are $15 for Wilmette residents and $20 for non-residents.

Sounds of Summer Children’s Concerts at the Mallinckrodt Park Gazebo

Concerts start at 12:30 pm and run for 60 minutes. Mallinckrodt Park is located at Elmwood Avenue and Ridge Road, Wilmette (1041 Ridge Road)

Wednesday, August 1: Little Miss Ann & Her Band
The area’s favorite “Kindie Rock” artists!

Wednesday, Aug. 8: Animal Farm
Music, sketches, and comedy for kids and grownups

Sounds of Summer Sunday Afternoon Concert at the Mallinckrodt Park Gazebo

Concert starts at 4 pm and runs for 90 minutes. Mallinckrodt Park is located at Elmwood Avenue and Ridge Road, Wilmette  (1041 Ridge Road)

Sunday, Aug. 5: Sam Fazio

      Jazz standards and pop classics.


Weather uncertain?
Call 847/920-7949 after 6 p.m. the day of the performance.

In case of inclement weather, shows are cancelled and there are no rain dates.

Performers are subject to change based on availability.

ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE
Wilmette Park District


Music on the Green

Village Hall Front Lawn, 1200 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Tuesday, August 21:  Chris Karabas and Band – exploring country music in poetic fashion, 7:00 pm

This is the third concert in The Music on the Green summer concert series, presented by the Village of Wilmette.  Have dinner at your favorite Village Center restaurant, grab a bottle of wine and a picnic blanket, and enjoy a night of music.

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Stories Wrapped in String

Saturday, August 25, 10-11 am

William Harris Lee & Co.
1138 Central Avenue, Wilmette
847-920-9445

www.whlee.com

‘Stories Wrapped in String’ is presented by The Lucky Trikes the fourth Saturday morning each month all year from 10-11 am at William Harris Lee & Company’s shop in downtown Wilmette.

The Lucky Trikes are Deirdre Harrison as story teller and on uke, Kyle Price as composer and on percussion, plus a third special guest on viola, violin, cello or bass each month.  The musical story series features improvised and classical music accompanying award-winning stories and original songs.

Older strings students also make guest appearances.  Visitors can see the luthier shop and try instruments after each session.

Snacks!  Free and open to the public.

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