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


Chicago Bluegrass American Legion, Evanston

4/28 Chris Jones & Night Drivers

5/19 Marteka N Lake Band


Fox Valley Grass

4/14 7-10 Calamity Jane’s, Sugar Grove

6/2   NIBA Festival, Yorkville


Fox Crosssing Stringband
4/21 Ladies of Bluegrass, Green Bay, Wi

5/10 7-9pm Tighthead Brewing Co, Mundeline

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



4/7 Town and Country Baptist Church, Pekin


Old Town School of Folk Music

4/22 - Del McCoury Band 7-10 pm


Georgia Rae Family Band

4/6-8 Cabin Fever Festival, Duluth MN

6/9 Concert on the Creek. Rockford

6/16 Libertyville Days, Libertyville

7/15 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival



4/22 7:30pm Chicago Street Theatre,

Downtown Valpo 219 464 1636



4/7 5-7:30 Coal City Methodist Hallelujah Supper

4/8 12-3 On The Rocks Joilet

4/13 7:30-10:30  12 Handles Ale House Crest Hill

4/14 7-11 Joneseez BBQ  Braidwood

4/21 8:30-11:30 The Wild Horse  Joliet

4/22 12-3 On The Rocks Joliet


Tiny Country 

5/20 3pm Poplar Creek Library, Streamwood IL


Truman’s Ridge

4/12 7-9:30pm Katie’s Cup, Rockford

5/10 The Gathering Place, Milton, Wi

5/19 7-10pm UCC Concerts on the Creek, 4500 Spring Creek Rd. Rockford

5/26 11am-1pm James Family Day, St. James Forest Preserve 2S541 Winfield Rd. Warrenville

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



6/2 Eric Lambert Pickin Workshop

                            NIBA Festival, Yorkville


Festivals :


6/2 2018 Bluegrass Festival of Northern Illinois, Yorkville, Il, Great Bands, Jamming all weekend, Workshop(s) and Camping 6/1-6/3 (See Flyer)


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


8/23-25 35th Annual Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival, Camping, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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!





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