Wilmette, IL

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Starlight Theatre & Mallinckrodt Concerts

2014 Summer Schedule: Click here to download

The Wallace Bowl in Gillson Park

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

Friday, June 20: Abba Salute*
     This community favorite returns to kick off the summer season

Saturday, June 21: The Meteors*
     The best of the 60s with a touch of the 50s

Saturday, July 5: Chad Bernstein and Suenalo*
     The sounds of Miami’s Latin Funk return to the North Shore

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, July 10-26: Annie Get Your Gun (1999 revival)
     Center for the Arts’ summer production

Friday, Aug. 1: Illinois Brass Band*

Saturday, Aug. 2: Centerfold*
     Pop / Rock covers that will take you back to the 80s and 90s such as Pat Benetar, Journey and Bon Jovi

Friday, Aug. 8: Bopology*
     A favorite from last year, this Pop Swing band will get you on your feet

Saturday, Aug. 9: Bagshot Row*
     The British Invasion comes to the North Shore with music from The Beatles, The Monkees and more!


Thursday Night Out at The Bowl

Get an early start on the weekend. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and run for 90 minutes

Thursday, June 12: Canzonetta String Chamber Orchestra
     Enjoy classical music performed by talented youth

 Thursday, June 26: Rio Bamba *
      Brazilian samba and jazz with dancers and a samba lesson

Thursday, July 31: Rick Kelley: Don’t Just Sit There*
      This one man interactive musical act is for all ages

Thursday, Aug. 7: New Odyssey*
     Three guys and 30 instruments—a funny family show

Thursday, Aug. 14: Barefoot Hawaiians 
     A fantastical evening of traditional Hawaiian music and dance. Rain date: Thursday, Aug. 21


 *In case of inclement weather, these performances will be held in the Auditorium of the Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette, with seating on a first come, first served basis.

Performers are subject to change based on availability.

The Wallace Bowl has been designated “No Smoking” and "No Dogs" for  Starlight Theatre performances. Dogs are not permitted during Starlight Theatre performances pursuant to Ordinance No. 2009-0-9, Sec. 2.03.

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

Seating: In the interest of safety, fairness and maintenance, 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 (no recliners) 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 p.m. for all Wallace Bowl events. Before 6:30 p.m., you must display a 2014 Lakefront Parking decal ($16 resident, $100 non-resident) or purchase a Daily Parking Permit which is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for $10. Weekend parking permits are $12 for Wilmette residents and $15 for non-residents.

Lakeview Center's Starlight Patio: For picnicking pleasure at the Wallace Bowl, food and beverages are available at the Starlight Patio. The concession stand opens one hour before show time.


Children’s Concerts at the Gazebo in Mallinckrodt Park

Concerts start at 12:30 p.m. and run for 60 minutes. Mallinckrodt Park is located at Elmwood Avenue and Ridge Road

Wednesday, June 25: Laura Doherty*
     Laura’s acoustic-folk-pop style is a favorite of the Wilmette Park District

Wednesday, July 16: Jeanie B!*
     A kids-centered dance party at every gig with original Americana Roots music

Wednesday, July 30: Wendy Morgan*
     Sing alongs, dancing and instrument playing, plus bubbles, puppets, hoops and more!

Wednesday, Aug. 13: Jodi Koplin*
     Jodi’s highly contagious energy and original tunes will have the audience on their feet!


Sunday Afternoon Concerts at the Gazebo in Mallinckrodt Park

Concerts start at 4 p.m. and run for 90 minutes. Mallinckrodt Park is located at Elmwood Avenue and Ridge Road

Sunday, June 15: Dangerous Folk*
     An acoustic trio ensemble capturing 60s folk artists

Sunday, June 29: La Travaillant*  
     Bringing the Bayou up north

Sunday, July 20: Rockin’ Johnny Band*
     The Blues that made Chicago famous

Sunday, Aug. 10: JazzLady Robin Watson*
     Classic jazz, Big Band, and Motown


 *In case of inclement weather, these performances will be held in the Auditorium of the Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette, with seating on a first come, first served basis.

Performers are subject to change based on availability.

ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE
A program of the Wilmette Park District

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