Concerts :


Banjos & Bagels Band

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


Brashler’s Barn

6/29 Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers

7/21 Darin and Brooke Aldridge

8/25 Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper

9/9   Monroe Crossing

10/6 Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver


Fox Valley Grass

6/2   NIBA Festival, Yorkville

6/16 7pm Calamity Janes, Yorkville


Fox Crosssing Stringband
6/1-2  John Hartford Memorial Festival 

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

8/12 Bailey’s Harbor Summer Music Series,

Door County, WI



6/2 Bluegrass Festival of Northern Illinois, Yorkville


Old Town School of Folk Music

6/16 Asleep at the Wheel 7-10 pm


Georgia Rae Family Band

6/9 Concert on the Creek. Rockford

6/16 Libertyville Days, Libertyville

7/15 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival



6/1   Ottawa American Legion 7:30 pm

6/3   On The Rocks Joliet  12-3 pm

6/12 Presence Villa Joliet  2:30 pm

6/12  Elwood Children's Park  Elwood 7-8pm

6/17 Fathers Day at On The Rocks Joliet 12-3pm

6/23  Starved Rock on the Veranda 8-11pm

6/24  Jamie's Outpost Utica  2-6pm

7/1    On The Rocks Joliet  12-3pm

7/7    Jamie's Outpost Utica  2-6pm

7/14 Prairie Lakes Golf Course Marseilles 8-11pm

7/15  Wilmington Public Library  1 pm

7/22  Braidwood Summerfest 6:30-9:30 pm

7/27  Catfish Days at the Rustic  Wilmington 6pm


The Templetons
6/2 Bluegrass Festival of Northern Illinois, Yorkville
6/23 Good Sam Rally, Amana Colonies
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


Truman’s Ridge

6/2  Bluegrass Festival of Northern Illinois, Yorkville

7/27 6pm Sycamore Library, Sycamore

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



6/16 10-3 RR Crossing & Country Fair Day in Mendota

6/23 Earlville Lyon’s Club

5/11  6-10 Frankfort Festival Fundraiser, CD&ME 23320 S LaGrange Rd Frankfort (See Flyer)

8/ 9   Sycamore Steam Show

8/18  Plano Smallville Superfest

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



6/2 Eric Lambert Pickin Workshop Bluegrass Festival of Northern Illinois, Yorkville


Festivals :

Text Box: 6/2 2018 Bluegrass Festival of Northern Illinois, Yorkville, Il, Great Bands, Free jamming all weekend, Workshop(s) and Camping 6/1-6/3 (See Flyer) (Hosted by the NIBA)

6/22-23 Eleventh Annual Crazy Horse Campground Bluegrass Music Festival. Featuring: The Harmans, Burie Family, Fire Box, Williamson Branch, Branded Bluegrass, River Bend, Illinois Rail, Bluegrass Express. Located 7 miles north Jacksonville, (Hwy 78) then 2 miles east and 1 mile south to campground. Information: 217-886-2089 

7/14-15 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival, Frankfort Illinois (See Flyer)

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

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