Located less than an hour from the Windy City, Evanston offers great entertainment options with a unique suburban flair. It has, in fact, served as the filming location for eight movies. For example, both “Home Alone” sequels featured scenes in Evanston. Meanwhile. Evanston’s Charles Gates Dawes House (a National Historic Landmark) served as the scene for a wake in “Road to Perdition.” The community of Evanston is not only known for its notable filming credentials but also its diversity in music. Check out these upcoming live music shows in Evanston for a great time!
An Evening with Deacon Blues (December 21st)
For blues, jazz, and rock fans alike, An Evening with Deacon Blues will be a treat. Made up of 11 musically talented members, the Deacon Blues group performs a collection of rock and jazz selections. The band’s performance in Evanston will be dedicated to Steely Dan and held at the Evanston S.P.A.C.E. music hall. Tickets range from $20.00 to $35.00, so get yours before they run out!
Richard Thompson (December 28th)
Hailing from Notting Hill, London, Richard Thompson is a one-of-a-kind soloist. This three-time Grammy nominee has performed in the music industry since 1967. His unique folk and rock music renditions continue to thrill his fans. You’ll find Thompson belting his heart out on the 28th at Evanston S.P.A.C.E. Tickets range from $42.00 to $162.00.
Winter Chamber Music Festival 2020 (January 10th – January 26th)
Ring in the New Year at the 2020 Winter Chamber Music Festival! The line-up includes James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano), American String Quartet with Stephanie Blythe, the Aizuri Quartet, and the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam.
The calendar of events promises a plethora of music entertainment for everyone. Fans say the performances were spectacular last year, so don’t miss this year’s concert extravaganza. The festival will be held at the Pick-Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online, by phone, or mail.
Additionally, students with proper school I.D. will be eligible for ticket discounts.
All in all, these live music shows in Evanston serve as great examples of the city’s vibrant entertainment scene. If you’d like to live near Evanston S.P.A.C.E. or Northwestern University’s concert halls, consider making The Park Evanston your new home. To schedule a tour of our spacious and luxurious living spaces, contact us today.Back to all posts