Concerts :


Banjos & Bagels Band

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


Brashler’s Barn, Lockport

9/8   7:30pm Special Consensus

10/6 Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers


Bluegrass Express

9/2 Chet Kingrey Memorial Bluegrass Festival, Arthur

9/16 Winnebago Evangelical Fellowship, Winnebago

10/14 Bluegrass Sampler V - Rt. 20 Outhouse 

11/24 BMAI Thanksgiving Weekend Bluegrass Festival


Chicago Bluegrass American Legion, Evanston

9/23 8pm Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show with opening act The Chicago Boys

2/24 Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers


Daily & Vincent

10/14 7pm Christian Church OF Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave. Clarendon Hills


Fox Valley Grass

9/16  7-10  Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove


Georgia Rae Family Band

9/30 11am, Von Bergens Country Market

Rt 173, Hebron



9/2 Noon to 10:00 pm - Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival, The Great Pumpkin Patch, Arthur, IL
8:00 pm - New Salem State Park Traditional Music Festival, Petersburg, IL
8:00 pm - New Salem State Park Traditional Music Festival, Petersburg, IL
Noon to 1:00 - Evergreen Senior Living, Decatur, IL
Noon to 4:00 - Curtis Orchards, Champaign, IL
9/24 4:00 pm - Shiloh Baptist Church Gospel Jubilee, Bridgeport, IL
1:00 - 4:00 pm - The Great Pumpkin Patch, Arthur, IL


The Henhouse Prowlers

9/3 10pm Shoe Fest, Manteno

9/16 9pm Hangar 9, Carbondale



9/3 12-3 On The Rocks, Joliet

9/8 9-11pm The Crowd Around Me, Shorewood

9/9 8-11pm Starved Rock Lodge, Utica 

9/29 5-6:30 Grundy County Corn Fest, South Stage, Morris


Special Consensus

9/8 7:30 pm Brashler’s Barn, Lockport

9/17 Harvest Fest, Woodstock

9/22-23 Threshermen’s Bluegrass Festival, Pontiac



String Beans & The Pickin Pear

9/8  Two Brothers Roundhouse Aurora


The General Logan Square

Bluegrass Brunch Every Sat, 11-3




9/17 Noon - NIBA Picnic, Illini State Park, Marseilles


9/30 6pm -  NIBA Scholarship Jam, Earlville Township Building, Earlville


"Strictly Bluegrass" & "When Country Wasn't Cool" broadcast Sunday & Monday; Both air from Noon - 2 pm. CT. Sunday, WCSF 88.7 FM


Festivals :


9/1 Shoe Fest, Manteno, Il


9/2  Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival @ The Great Pumpkin Patch, Arthur, IL. Noon-10:00 pm or: 217-578-3868 


9/22-23 Threshermans Bluegrass Festival Ponitac, Il.


10/6-8 Grapevine Bluegrass Festival Effingham, Il.


10/13-14 36th Old Time and Bluegrass Gathering Eden Valley Refuge 2 mi South of Baldwin, IA.


3/1-3/3 2018 13th Annual Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival, East Peoria (See Flyer)




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