Back for its 19th year, Thursday Night Live is a 10-concert series that takes place outdoors in the heart of downtown Evanston! From June 14 to August 23, bring friends and family to the new Fountain Square plaza to enjoy dinner, music, kids activities and games and more.
2018 MUSIC SCHEDULE
June 14 | Los Perros Cubanos
(Latin Dance with Cuban Roots)
June 21 | Chip Ratliff
& the Dirty BluCrue! (Funk and Soul)
June 28 | Railheart
(Americana, Rock ‘n Roll, Country)
July 5 | NO CONCERT – Happy 4th of July!
July 12 | Rio Bamba
(Brazilian and American Jazz)
July 19 | The Joyce Renee Band (Jazz, Classic Oldies and Motown)
July 26 | Second Hand Soul Band
(Motown, Soul, and Rock & Roll)
August 2 | Kaleidoscope Eyes — Acoustic Beatles Tribute
August 9 | Rick Lindy and The Wild Ones Band
(Rockabilly, Blues, Roots & more)
August 16 | Chicken Bone
(Classic Rock, Roots and Blues)
August 23 | The Flat Cats
(Swing, Jazz and Blues)
This year, the concerts will take place at the newly renovated Fountain Square. The bands will play at the south plaza so guests can sit in both the south and north plaza. Check back for restaurant specials to enjoy before the concerts or grab a to-go meal to dine al fresco. Chairs are provided, but guests are welcome to bring other seating.
A special thanks to our 2018 Thursday Night Live Sponsors:
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge
First Bank & Trust
Fusion Academy Evanston
Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
Evanston Community Bank & Trust, a branch of Wintrust
See you soon!