Concerts :


Banjos & Bagels Band

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


Brashler’s Barn

10/6 Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver


Chicago Bluegrass Legends Concerts

10/6 Rebakah Long Band

10/20 David Davis and the Warrior River Boys


Down Home Guitars

11/3 Steve Kaufman & Don Sternberg

In Concert at Down Honmew Guitars, Frankfort

7:30pm $25

11/17 The Special Consensus 7:30 pm $30


Georgia Rae Family Band

Click here for schedule


Illinois Rail

10/5 Heritage Bluegrass Festival, Normal, Il

10/26-27 Honey Creek Festival, Moravia, IA

11/3 Legacy Theater, Carthage, Il



10/6 Praire Lakes Events, Mareseilles, Il  8pm

10/7 Utica Burgoo Festival at Jamie’s Outpost 11am-2


Special Consensus

10/6 Old Tyme Heritage Bluegrass Festival, Normal

11/17 Down Home Guitars, Frankfort 7:30pm

1/5 Front Street Music, Valparaiso, In

1/6 Maple Street Chapel, Lombard


The Templetons

9/29 Kendall County Historical Society Fall Festival Sat 10 AM 


10/13 Rochelle Hay Day, Rochelle 1-3pm


Tiny Country

9/29 Vintage 53, St. Charles IL 8-11pm



Truman’s Ridge

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





9/29 NIBA Scholarship Jam, 6-10pm, Paw Paw Library,

         Paw Paw, Il. 6pm


10/6/-7 FiddleFest, Official State of Illinois Old Time Fiddle Contest (see Flyer)



11/2-11/4 Steve Kaufman returns with his Gold Award Winning Flatpick Guitar Workshop, Mandolin Workshops.


2-Day All Level Flatpicking Guitar Workshop

Fri. Nov 2nd 7-9pm, Sat. Nov 3rd 9:30am-3:30pm- $100 

Steve Kaufman & Don Stiernberg In Concert

Sat. Nov 3rd 7:30pm $25

Intermediate/ Advanced Guitar Workshop

Sun. Nov 4th 9:30am - Noon - $50

All Level Mandolin Workshop

Sun. Nov 4th 1pm-3:30pm - $50


For more information call (815)469-6321 or go to:


Festivals :


10/5-6 Old Tyme Heritage Bluegrass Festival, 216 Jersey Ave. Normal, Ill (See Flyer)


10/13 37th Annual Old Time and Bluegrass Gathering, Eden Vally Refuge Campground, near Baldwin, Ia (See Flyer)


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