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Our calendar is full on Chicago's North Shore. From street fairs, famed festivals, special interest tours, walks and talks to an elite array of theatrical offerings, world-class concerts, unique performing arts presentations, sporting events, farmers markets, and so much more, Chicago’s North Shore offers the visitor an exceptional array of entertainment options.

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Thursday Night Live

Performer: Chip Ratliff and the Dirty BluCrue! / Funk and Soul.  Now in its 20th year, Thursday Night Live returns with an exciting 10-concert series to Fountain Square plaza this summer! Join us every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm to enjoy live music ranging from jazz, classic rock, rockabilly, blues and swing more. Free event and all ages are welcome! In the event of rain, Downtown Evanston will cancel the show by 4pm. Check Facebook, Instagram and website for updates. Thursday Night Live, in downtown Evanston, is accessible via public transit by CTA Purple Line “el” to the Davis; or take Metra to the Davis stop. Type: Live Music.
Downtown Evanston Plaza
1603 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL
(847) 866-6319