Concerts :


Banjos & Bagels Band

Every Sun, 11-1, Kaufman’s Deli Skokie


Brashler’s Barn

8/25 Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper

9/9   Monroe Crossing

10/6 Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver


Foggy Memory Boys

7/28 Calamity Jane's 7 pm

8/10 StewardFest, Steward 6-8 pm

8/11 Calamity Jane's 7 pm

8/24 Sugar Grove Library 7 pm

9/1 Calamity Jane's 7 pm



Fox Crosssing Stringband
8/4 Summer Stomp Music Festival, McHenry IL 

8/10 5:30-8pm Vines & Rushes Winery, Ripon WI

8/12 Bailey’s Harbor Summer Music Series,

Door County, WI



9/1 The Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival


Old Town School of Folk Music

9/28 Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters 8pm


Georgia Rae Family Band

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7/27 Catfish Days at the Rustic in Wilmington 5:30-8:00

8/3  Relay For Life Luminera Ceremony in Pontiac  9-10 pm

8/5  On The Rocks in Joliet  12-3 pm

8/10 Brushes and Brews Fundraiser Joliet  7-10 pm

8/13 Illinois State Fair on the Apex Stage 12-3 pm

8/14 Presence Villa Franciscan in Joliet 2:30-3:30

8/25 Jamie's Outpost Parlor in Utica 2-6 pm


The Templetons
7/28 Music in the Park, Ottawa
8/10 Jammin' at the Clock, Streator
8/23 Bureau County Fair, Princeton
9/9 East Troy Bluegrass Festival, East Troy, WI


Tiny Country

7/27 Roaring Table Brewery, Lake Zurich 8-11pm

8/17 Lamplighter Inn, Palatine, 5-8pm


Truman’s Ridge

8/4 8pm Music on the Veranda, Starved Rock, Utica

8/25 8pm Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival, Harrison

10/5 7pm Friday Night Concerts, Sandwich Opera House, Sandwich

11/9 7pm Friday Night Music Series, Just Goods, Rockford


The General Logan Square

Bluegrass Brunch Every Sat, 11-3




8/ 9   Sycamore Steam Show

8/19  Plano Smallville Superfest 11am-1pm

9/23  12pm NIBA Picnic, Illini State Park, Marseilles

9/29 NIBA Scholarship Jam


Festivals :


8/12 12-6pm Bluegrass at the Village, the Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, 4880 HWY I, Saukville, Wi


8/23-25 35th Annual Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival, Camping, Thursday, Friday & Saturday shows and jams. Harrison, Il


8/23-25 BMAI 5th Annual Central City Bluegrass Festival 201 Central City Road, Central City, IA Festival in A/C building, bring your lawn chairs. Camping has 30 & 50 amp sites with water, $20, tent camping $10. Lodging: Microtel Inn Marion, Iowa (319) 373-7400 12 miles away, ask for bluegrass rate. Contact BMAI (641) 799-1442


8/30-9/2 Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association (NIBGA) Festival , Noble County 4H Fairgrounds, Kenallville, I, (260) 918-4790,


9/1 The Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival at The Great Pumpkin Patch in rural Arthur, Illinois. Featuring Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Danny Paisley and Southern Grass, The Harmans, Cornfields and Crossroads and your host band, Mackville! (See Flyer)


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