The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association

PO Box 310, West Dundee, IL 60118

The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association (NIBA) is dedicated to promoting and preserving “America’s Heritage Music” (Bluegrass) via support of regular monthly jam sessions, open stages, sponsored events, concerts, festivals, IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), educational programs  and a variety of other events.

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Events :

 

6/5  5-8 PM          Benefit for Norm Porter To raise money for medical costs. PNA Hall (POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE Lodge 433 ) 906 Livingston St, Streator, IL. NIBA members and friends are welcome to come to this event.

 

6/18 Noon—????  NIBA Picnic at Illini State Park, Marseilles Il. In the Mallard Bay Shelter on Illinois riverfront.

 

7/16 11 AM till 6  NIBA Festival at Lyon Farm and Village

Contact Tom Gerber for Band Sign-up

 

7/16 NIBA Festival at Lyon Farm and Village

Contact Tom Gerber for Band Sign-up

 

8/11-14 Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee Musicians needed for this annual event!

 

Concerts :

 

The Special Consensus

6/15-16 Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, Morgantown, IN

7/7 7PM Countryside Park 630 61st St
Countryside, IL

7/9-10 Bluegrass on the Green, Breidert Green
Kansas St & S White St Frankfort, IL

7/12 7:30 PM Independence Grove 16400 Buckley Rd Libertyville, IL

7/14 7PM Harmony Park S Vail Ave & W Campbell St Arlington Heights, IL

 

Fox Valley Grass

6/4 -   Village of Millbrook "Spring Fling"
6/25 - Calamity Jane's
7/16 - NIBA Festival at Lyon Farm, Yorkville
7/30 - Calamity Jane’s

9/18 – Big Rock Plowing Match

 

Grass Attack

6/3  6-8PM Leaf River Daze! Before the Fireworks

 

Eric Lambert

6/4 9PM Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino Eric Lambert & Ben Benedict East Peoria, IL

6/8 5PM Heritage Prairie Farms Pizza Night 2N308 Brundige Rd, Elburn, IL

6/25 Rotary GroveFest Fishel Park Stage
Veteran’s Memorial Downers Grove, IL

6/26 2PM Peoria Public Library, North Branch 3001 W Grand Parkway, Peoria, IL

 

Brashler Barn

6/25 5PM Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper

17560 S. Gougar Road. Lockport, Il $40 suggested donation per seat Info: Lois and Mike Brashler 815-592-1549 http://asliceofbluegrass.com/

8/6 6PM Art Stevenson and High Water

 

Old Crow Medicine Show

7/18 Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St. Chicago. 312 526-3851 http://thaliahallchicago.com/ 

 

6/3 The Hillbenders presents Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry 4545 N Lincoln Ave Chicago 773.728.6000

 

City Winery – Chicago

6/9 Sam Bush 1200 W. Randolph Street (312) 733-9463

 

Evanston Space – Evanston 1245 Chicago Ave. (847) 556-9756

6/2 8PM Dustbowl Revival

6/5 7:30 PM Don Stiernberg Trio featuring Andy Brown and Jim Cox

 

Click Here to see Bluegrass Festivals Flyers

Have you been to a great bluegrass event recently?  Let us know about it!  NIBA is always looking for articles.

Send your articles (and pictures if available) to: NIBA, P.O. Box 310, West Dundee, IL  60118 or to niba@nibaweb.org

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