Gem City Nights Music & Arts Series

Gem City Nights is a music and arts series aimed to showcase the vibrant Laramie music and arts scene. These weekly events will be a safe and family friendly way to enjoy the Albany County community. 

Let’s enjoy our beautiful Laramie summer! 

THURSDAYS IN JULY AND AUGUST

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

No event July 29

All activities will be held in the parking lots of the Albany County Public Library or at the Laramie Plains Civic Center.

Check our schedule below for more information!

Events will include:

  • Children’s performers on specific weeks at 5:15 p.m. 
  • Live music at the Gryphon Theatre every week starting at 6 p.m.
  • Artisan Market in the Laramie Plains Civic Center North Gym.

 

 

  • Local food and drink. 
  • Yard games, art activities, and Summer Reading booth at the library.
  • Friends of the Library book sales on the bookmobile on specific weeks.

Partners & Sponsors:

Gem City Nights is a collaborative event between ACPL, the ACPL Foundation, the Laramie Plains Civic Center, and the Gryphon Theatre. 

Thanks to the following contributors:

  • City of Laramie Parks and Recreation
  • Hammontree Real Estate
  • Laramie Public Art Coalition
  • National Endowment of the Arts
  • Schilling, Winn, & Stone, P.C.
  • VDR Foreign Auto Repair
  • Wyoming Arts Council

July 1

  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • Wolves in Cheap Clothing
    • Bob Lefevre & the Already Gone
  • Art Activity: Create Your Own Animal

July 8

  • “Bringing Back the Book Chain” Anniversary Event
    • ACPL is celebrating 40 years in its  building. Help us recreate the book chain and load up the bookmobile!
  • Bookmobile Fundraiser
    • The ACPL Foundation is looking for support for the bookmobile. Stop by the event to learn how you can help!
  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • Sally & George
    • J Shogren Shanghai’d
  • Art Activity: Collaborative Chalk Stories

July 15

  • Top Hogs: A Trick Pig Act
    • For kids and families.
    • Laramie Plains Civic Center North Gym at 5 p.m.
  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • AJ Fullerton Band
    • Dauphin of Mississippi
  • Art Activity: Create Your Own Comic Book
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    • Weekly book sale on the bookmobile

July 22

  • Dr. Noize Live! A Music Show
    • For kids and families.
    • Laramie Plains Civic Center North Gym at 5:15 p.m.
  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • Wood Belly
    • Low Water String Band
  • Art Activity: Watercolor Masterpieces
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    • Weekly book sale on the bookmobile

August 5

  • Ann Lincoln’s Marvelous, Amazing and Magical Animals Show
    • For kids and families.
    • Laramie Plains Civic Center North Gym at 5:15 p.m.
  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • The Lonesome Heroes
    • Shawn Hess & the Country Skillet
  • Art Activity: Dot Drawings, Paper Flowers, & Origami
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    • Weekly book sale on the bookmobile

August 12

  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • Pipin’ Hot
    • The Peculiar Patriots
  • Art Activity: Eric Carle Collages
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    • Weekly book sale on the bookmobile

August 19

  • Gem City Nights final week! 
  • Live Bands at the Gryphon Theatre
    • The Patti Fiasco
    • 10 Cent Stranger
  • Art Activity: Children’s Art Gallery in the Meeting Room
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    • Weekly book sale on the bookmobile

Partners & Sponsors:

Thank you to the following in-kind supporters:

  • BendeRuble Sound LLC
  • Coal Creek Tap
  • Rocky Mountain Shirtworks
  • Wyoming Public Radio