Music

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Sing Together
Saturday, August 3, 10:30-11:00 am. Youth Program Room.  Children, teens, and adults.
Share human connection through folk music! No talent required. Lyrics and shakers provided; additional instruments welcome.


Sunday Afternoon Concerts @ Mallinckrodt Park Gazebo, Ridge Rd. & Elmwood Ave., 1960 Elmwood Ave., Wilmette – Free

Sun. 8/4 @ 4 pm:  Nine Worlds Ensemble – A new approach to chamber music, with violin, marimba, guitar, piano and bass


Wilmette Community Band

Dr. David Fodor, Conductor

National Lighthouse Day Concert

Sunday, August 4, 4:00 pm

Grosse Point Lighthouse Lawn

2601 Sheridan Road, Evanston

Free and open to the public – Outdoors, weather permitting


Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

YIVO Summer Series: Angels, Demons, Rabbis & Fools: Tales From Jewish Tradition

Tuesday, August 6, 2:00-3:00 pm, Auditorium

Join Storyteller Susan Stone and Lucia Thomas on violin and oud as part of YIVO’s summer series. As a professional storyteller, Susan Stone has been captivating audiences for over 30 years. Jewish tales from Midrash, folklore and Hasidic sources performed with grace and humor transport her listeners to experience the wealth of humor, wisdom and pathos in oral tradition.


Sounds of Summer! 

Kids Concerts @ Mallinckrodt Park Gazebo, Ridge Rd. & Elmwood Ave., 1960 Elmwood Ave., Wilmette  – Free

Wed. 8/7 @ 12:30 pm:  Sarah Jayne Lane – Non-stop fun that’s educational!


Sing Together at Mather Place 

Friday, August 9, 10:30-11:00 am , Mather Place of Wilmette at 2801 Old Glenview Rd, for the whole family

Join our senior neighbors at Mather Place for a sing-along of traditional songs. Additional instruments welcome.


Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Nicole Kestler Trio: Friday Night Jazz

Friday, August 9, 7:00-8:00 pm; Adults; Auditorium

Enjoy an evening of Jazz with the Nicole Kestler Trio. Beginning her singing career as the vocalist for various swing bands around Chicago, Nicole strives to bring a new vitality to the work of songwriting legends of the 30’s and 40’s like Gershwin, Mercer, Porter, Berlin and Hoagy Carmichael.


Wallace Bowl Entertainment at Gillson Park Lakefront 

https://www.wilmettepark.org/lakefront; All programs are free. 

Fri. 8/9 @ 8 pm:  Good Clean Fun – The ultimate dance party

Sat. 8/10 @ 8 pm:  Brass From the Past – The Legends of Rock and Soul 

Fri. 8/16 @ 8 pm:  Dancing Queen – A Tribute to the Music of ABBA

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 2019 Lakefront Parking decal ($28 resident, $165 non-resident) or purchase a Daily Parking Permit which is available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 8 pm for $13. Weekend parking permits are $17 for Wilmette residents and $22 for non-residents. 


Wilmette Summer Concert Series ‘Music on the Green’

Front Lawn of Village Hall, 1200 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Now in its fourth year, the Village is hosting its annual Summer Concert Series on the Village Green, also known as the front lawn of Village Hall.Have dinner at your favorite Village Center restaurant, grab a bottle of wine and a picnic blanket, and enjoy a night of music.Don’t forget to stop by local businesses before or after the concert. Remember the event is BYOB!

Tuesday, 8/20 @ 7 pm:  Chris Karabas


 

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