City Lights & Stars Concert Series

City Lights & Stars is the Backbone of Burritt’s Educational Programs

Community support is pivotal to our educational programs, including camps, field trips, family festivals, and outreach. This support assures the finances necessary for Burritt on the Mountain to build community through educational, artistic, and recreational experiences. The City Lights and Stars Concert Series is part of the foundation of support for one of Huntsville’s most exceptional educational programs. Without your assistance, Burritt could not create the variety of opportunities for our community.

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2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate!

For the 31st Season, Burritt on the Mountain is excited to welcome back our long running Summer Concert Series. The City Lights & Stars Concert Series will feature 8 concerts this season from May through September, with musical acts from varying genres. This years lineup features a fabulous mix of local hometown favorites and regional talent joining us on the Isenberg Gazebo stage. Enjoy being entertained under the Alabama stars with the breathtaking view of the City of Huntsville only Burritt can provide. A casual atmosphere encourages attendees to bring chairs, blankets and picnic food to enjoy a relaxed musical experience. Food trucks will be onsite and wine, beer and other drinks are sold at every concert.


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2024 Concert Dates

May 3 – Mambo Gris Gris, Zydeco/Latin Music Band

May 24 -Iron Horse, Blue Grass Band

June 14 – The Utopia Band, R&B

July 5 – Top House, Folk Music

July 19 – Eric Essix, Jazz

August 9 – Gwen & The Retro Kats

August 30 – Calypso Vision, Blues to Rock Band

September 20 – In the Mood Swing Band

Advanced ticket sales end at 11:30pm the day before the concert. All online ticket sales end the day of concert at 4pm. 

Ticket purchases are non-refundable and considered a tax deductible donation. If you are unable to attend consider paying it forward and give your tickets to someone who you feel might enjoy a Burritt sunset and evening out on the mountain.

Concert location is determined by weather forecast as of 3pm the day of the concert.  In the event of rain, concerts will be moved to the Bendickson Family Pavilion.

If the concert must be cancelled due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond our control, ticket purchases will be considered a tax-deductible donation to Burritt on the Mountain. Ticket purchasers will be notified of cancellations by email. 

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Concert Dinner with a View at City Lights & Stars

Enjoy a delicious dinner before the concert and Relax with the best view in Huntsville. Stay at your table during the concert to watch the sunset or bring your lawn chairs to move to the grass your choice!

Available for all Concerts with purchase of Concert Ticket   |    Dinner at 6:30pm    |    $40 Per Person

Reservations close on Tuesday at noon before each concert.


Dinner with a View Menu

Mixed Berry Salad: Mixed Greens, Hearts of Romaine, Red onions, Carrots, Cucumber, Blackberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, shaved parmesan and Creamy citrus Vinaigrette, Main Entrée: Spinach and Artichoke Chicken over a bed of Capellini Pasta served with sides Roasted Red Skin Potatoes, Southern Style Green Beans, Artisan Rolls and a Chef Selected Dessert


Dining will be at The View, weather permitting or under the Pavilion if raining. Dinner will be delivered to your table upon arrival.

 Cash & Credit bar available for beverages.

Tables can seat up to six guests. When making dinner reservations, please notify us if you would like to sit with other guests.
For more information, please contact Cooper Murray, tamara.murray@huntsvilleal.gov

Reservations close on Wednesday at noon before each concert.


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    2024 Champagne Soirée

    April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Burritt on the Mountain invites you to join us for cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres in celebration and support of the 31st Season of City Lights and Stars! at the home of Danielle and Deke Damson Thursday, April 25th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Enjoy the sounds of harpist Victoria Greer throughout the evening. Your support is pivotal to our educational programs, including camps, field trips, family festivals, and outreach. Your support assures the finances necessary for Burritt on the Mountain to build community through educational, artistic, and recreational experiences.

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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Mambo Gris Gris

    May 3 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! The band combines the musical influences of the Latin American and southern Louisiana regions that the brothers grew up visiting throughout their childhood. Mambo Gris Gris plays an eclectic mix of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Latin folk Songs and Zydeco.  Bring your chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy the evening. Food trucks will be onsite with food & dessert available for purchase. Beer and Wine available for purchase. Absolutely no outside alcohol please.

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: Mambo Gris Gris – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Mambo Gris Gris – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Mambo Gris Gris – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Mambo Gris Gris – General Public
    $ 30.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Iron Horse

    May 24 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! Iron Horse is a bluegrass band from Killen, Alabama, US. They are known for performing and recording bluegrass cover versions of rock songs, particularly their bluegrass treatments of heavy metal songs popularized by Metallica.[1] The band has two tracks on the tribute album Strummin‘ with the Devil: The Southern Side of Van Halen, which also features David Lee Roth, among other artists.    Bring your chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy the evening. Food trucks will be onsite with food & dessert available for purchase.

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: Iron Horse – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Iron Horse – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Iron Horse – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Iron Horse – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Utopia

    June 14 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! Utopia is an ensemble of talented performers and a culmination of some of the mid-south’s most respected, experienced and professional musicians. Exceptional musical arrangements, diversity and showmanship is their forte.

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: Utopia – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Utopia – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Utopia – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Utopia – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: TopHouse

    July 5 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! MONTANA BRED FOLK MUSIC.NASHVILLE BASED MUSICIANS.  Fast paced, high energy foot stompers. Ballads that’ll make you cry. It’s kind of like a rock band married old fashioned bluegrass and had a little baby. And named it TopHouse.  Bring your chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy the evening. Food trucks will be onsite with food & dessert available for purchase. Beer and Wine available for purchase. Absolutely no outside alcohol please.

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: TopHouse – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: TopHouse – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: TopHouse – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: TopHouse – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Eric Essix

    July 19 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! Over a period of more than 32 years and 27 full length album releases, Eric Essix has not only maintained a steady flow of new music that continues to push the boundaries of contemporary jazz throughout his career. Eric shares his Birmingham Alabama southern roots through his compositions. His music reveals the soul of the man and his music.  Bring your chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy the evening.

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: Eric Essix – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Eric Essix – General Public Ticket with Dinner
    $ 70.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Eric Essix – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Eric Essix – Member Ticket with Dinner
    $ 65.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Gwen & The Retro Cats

    August 9 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! This is the rare band that brings together the deep-pocket swing of the 1930s and 1940s and contemporary beats like Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk” and Lizzo’s “Juice!” A veteran on the Southeast music scene, Gwen is one of the busiest bandleaders in Atlanta, along the way being named “Favorite Jazz Artist” by the readers of Creative Loafing magazine and taking her act overseas to France, Eastern Europe and Turkey.

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: Gwen & the Retro Cats – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Gwen & the Retro Cats – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Gwen & the Retro Cats – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Gwen& the Retro Cats – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Calypso Vision

    August 30 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! “Calypso Vision hopes to bring folks a relaxed spirit of good ol’ rock and roll and a chance to dream.”   Calypso Vision is in its 10th Year bringing folks that relaxed beachfront spirit, with a “Gumbo Mix” of Buffett-Style Trop and Classic Rock! The Calypso Vision is simple and easy to see, as it focuses on great music offering an escape from the mundane! Calypso Vision is a full band with a huge sound, rooted in a…

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    2024 City Lights & Stars: Calypso Vision – Member
    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Calypso Vision – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Calypso Vision – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: Calypso Vision – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
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    $25.00 – $70.00

    2024 City Lights & Stars: Huntsville’s In the Mood Swing Band

    September 20 @ 7:30 pm
    The Gazebo & Grounds, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    2024 marks the 31st Season of the City Lights & Stars Concert Series at Burritt on the Mountain, and we have 8 concerts to celebrate! Calling Huntsville “Hometown”, Huntsville’s In the Mood is an exciting 21 piece big band.  Specializing in swing and jazz making every occasion an exciting event.  Influences include Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Henry Mancini, Cole Porter Bobby Darrin, Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie. Bring your chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy the evening. Food trucks will be onsite with food & dessert available for purchase. Beer and Wine available for purchase.

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    $ 25.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: In the Mood – Member with Dinner
    $ 65.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: In the Mood – General Public
    $ 30.00
    2024 City Lights & Stars: In the Mood – General Public with Dinner
    $ 70.00
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