Starry Nights is a series of free outdoor concerts performed at the Gerlach Outdoor Theater on Friday evenings in the summer. Gather your family and friends, pack your blankets and picnic baskets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center’s beautiful backyard! Delicious food and beverages are available for purchase from fine local cafes and caterers.

Derek Byrne
Friday, June 20, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
— An Irish jam band combining Bluegrass and Gospel influences.

Friday, June 27, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
— Celebrating global influences including Salsa, Merengue, R&B, Bachata, Latin Rock, Pop, Latin Jazz, Funk, and more!

No performance on Friday, July 4.

Rockin' Robins (Classic Car Night!)
Friday, July 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
— Iconic hits of the 1950s and 60s.
— Check out hundreds of the area’s most impressive hot rods, classic, custom, and antique cars. Attendees can show off their juiced-up rides or gather family and friends to enjoy a beautiful summer evening with blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic-style dining.

Starry Nights Orchestra (Marquette University Night!)
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm

Robert J and The Most
Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
— An energetic ensemble with influences of Blues, Rock, Reggae, Jazz, Funk and Pop.

Wilson Center Big Band
Friday, August 1, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
— The timeless music of Glen Miller, Count Basie, Nelson Riddle and more.

Delicious food and beverages will be available for purchase from:


Culinary Twists

Fava Tea Company