August 8 The Friends Band | Motown, Jazz, Funk
August 15 The Flat Cats | Swinging Jazz & Blues
August 22** High Hat Second Line Band | New Orleans Brass Band
Join us for the final concert and Block Party Night! Come out for live music, kids activities (chalk art, games & more), craft beer from Smylie Brothers and meet our sponsors Industrious Evanston, Byline Bank and Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. Orrington Avenue south of Davis St. to the end of the south plaza will be closed off for pedestrians.
Check out these Thursday Night Live Dining Specials offered only on concert nights at some of our favorite restaurants!
Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge | 624 Davis St.
Thursday Night Live Grab 'N Go Menu with Chinese Kitchen combos ($8), Sushi Bar with 2 Maki ($12) and Sushi Bar with 2 Maki & 2 Nigiri ($15) Click here for the full menu!
Whiskey Thief Tavern | 616 Davis St.
Enjoy dinner before and come back after the concert to enjoy half-off a beer, glass of wine or signature cocktail! Must present dinner receipt).
Pete Miller's | 1557 Sherman Ave.
Half Price Angus Steak Burger, Pulled Pork Sandwich, and Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Viet Nom Nom | 6181/2 Church St.
Free side dish with any purchase of an entree or free order of summer rolls with purchase of any 2 entrees
La Cocinita | 1625 Chicago Ave.
Free side with any entree purchase.
Celtic Knot Public House | 826 Church St.
Half-priced appetizers on Thursdays, 4pm to 10pm
Next of Kin Restaurant & Cafe | 625 Davis St.
Every Thursday, Chef Marco prepares a Chef Specialty Burger, different every week and available for $12.
There are folding chairs and cafe tables and chairs, but feel free to bring your own chairs. In the event of rain, Downtown Evanston will cancel the show by 4pm. Please check Facebook, Instagram and our website for updates.
The concerts are accessible via public transit by taking the CTA Purple Line “el” to the Davis; or take Metra to the Davis stop. Parking is available in the Sherman Avenue Garage located on Davis St.
Special thanks to the generous sponsors of the 2019 Thursday Night Live concert series!