Downtown Glen Ellyn announces the 8th Annual Sounds on the Street - Celebrate the end of summer with a FREE live concert on Main Street, Friday, August 31st from 7 - 10pm

On Friday, August 31st, the Friday before Labor Day come join the thousands who simply want to savor the perfect end to summer.

Celebrating the end of the summer in Downtown Glen Ellyn will never be better! Come on out on Friday, August 31 to a free LIVE concert on Main Street (between Hillside and Duane) and enjoy bringing your local fare and libations out from our restaurants into the street to celebrate summer’s finest in Downtown Glen Ellyn.

The featured band, Semple is amazing! Their lead singer Keith reached the top 20 on NBC’s Emmy Award Winning show The Voice! They start at 8pm.  However, come at 7pm because music will be playing and the street will be open to welcome you.

Purchase a $5 souvenir cups, good for free soda at participating local restaurants the night of the event or make a donation just to help us bring you this free concert again next year.

Timeline? Main Street closes between Hillside and Duane at 5pm. The band shell goes up and tables and chairs beginning filling the street. Restaurants open at 7pm for drink and food to come outside and the music begins.  The fun goes on until 10:00pm.

Book the sitter or bring the kids. Bring your friends. Make your plan to drop in a new restaurant or old favorite, you have five to choose from including Santa Fe Mexican Restaurant, fire + wine wood fired pizza and small plates, Blackberry Market, Shannon’s Irish Pub, and Maize+Mash. Mix it up and try a few.  Find it all in Downtown Glen Ellyn, a downtown to treasure.

A $5 donation is greatly appreciated but not mandatory. Please make sure you get a wristband as you enter the event. Outside alcohol is prohibited. Thanks for your help!


We need volunteers to work the entrances/exits so that outside alcohol doesn’t come in and no alcohol leaves the event. We also need Bassett trained volunteers to wristband.

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