Events

 

Concerts :

 

Banjos & Bagels Band

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

 

Daily & Vincent

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

www.bluegrassinchicago.com

 

Fox Valley Grass

7/8   7:00 Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove

 

Georgia Rae Family Band

7/13 Lake Geneva, WI. Concert in the Park

7/29 3:30 Lake County Fair/Festival Stage, Libertyville

8/3   6PM Chicago Botanical Garden

8/4 McHenry County Fair, Woodstock, IL

 

Growler

7/7 Tangled Roots Brewing Company, Ottawa

 

The Henhouse Prowlers

7/9 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival

7/14 Mary’s Place, Rockford

7/15 Bar None, Springfield

 

SilverStrings

7/9 12-3 On the Rocks Lunge in Joliet

 

Truman’s Ridge

7/7-8 Viroqua Bluegrass/Gospel Festival

Friday afternoon, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening Highway 14/61/27 in lovely Viroqua, WI.

7/28 Sycamore Public Library 

 

The General Logan Square

Bluegrass Brunch 11-3

7/1 Ben Benedict

7/8 Jay Stanek & Friends

7/15 Mountain Jargon

7/22 The Found Hounds

7/29 Homestretch Ride

 

Events :

 

7/16 Country Music Show, Taylor Street Plaza 507 E Taylor St. DeKalb, See Flyer

8/10 Sycamore Steam Show

8/20 Plano Superfest , 10:30-12:30NIBA Musicians Needed!

9/17 NIBA Picnic, Illini State Park

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

 

Wisconsin State Fair Fiddle and Banjo Contest

August 5th, Expo Center, Special Events Stage

Registration: Noon-1pm, Open and Junior Classes

1st -$200, 2nd-$100, 3rd- $75, 4th- $50

Banjo will immediately follow fiddle contest.

 

Radio :

 

"Strictly Bluegrass" & "When Country Wasn't Cool" broadcast Sunday & Monday; Both air from Noon - 2 pm. CT. Sunday, WCSF 88.7 FM from the Univ. of St. Francis in Joliet, Il. ; Monday on WRRG 88.9 FM from Triton College, River Grove, Il Available at Tunein.com. Type in the call letters not the frequency

 

Festivals :

 

6/19-6/25 Dean’s Bluegrass Jams 2017 Leverton Park, Palestine, Il. Bring Lawn Chairs, Caming, water and elec. Dean Myers 618-584-3762 or Park at 618 586-2147 (Also 9/11-9/17)

 

6/23-25 Crazy Horse Campground “Bluegrass Music Festival” 8 miles North of Jacksonville, Il

(see Flyer for details) www.crazyhorsecamp.com or

217/886-2089 for festival or camping information. 

 

7/2 Lightning Bug Music Festival Valparaiso, In

 

7/8-9 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival, Frankfort

 

7/14-16 Kalona, Iowa  Bluegrass Festival

 

8/17-20 Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival

Russiaville, In

 

8/18-19  Prairie Sky Music Festival, Monticello, Il. http://allerton.illinois.edu/event/prairie-sky-music-festival/

 

3/1-4 2018 Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival , East Peoria  

https://www.facebook.com/ShortysBluegrassFestival/

 

 

 

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