Concerts :


Maple Street Chapel, Lombard, Il

1/28  7:30 Diane Perry, Don Stiernberg, Eric Lambert

2/25 7:30 Runa

3/18 7:30 Sons Of The Never Wrong


Fox Valley Grass

2/4 7:00 Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove

2/11 7:00 The Roadhouse, Oregon

3/18 7:00 St. Pat’s at Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove

4/15 7:00 Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove


Chicago Bluegrass

1030 Central St, Evanston  847-475-9076

1/28 Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper with the Bluegrass Basement Band

2/18 The Henhouse Prowlers

03/18 The Kevin Prater Band



2/4 Lone Buffalo, Ottawa

2/10 Harte’s Saloon, Evergreen Park

2/16 Dunn Dunn Fest 2017, Tonic Room, Chicago


Georgia Rae Family Band

2/5 12 PM Winterfest, Riveriera Ball Room, Lake Geneva, Wi

4/8 8PM Stage Left Café, Woodstock

8/3 6PM Chicago Botanical Garden


Truman’s Ridge

1/27 7:00 pm Just Goods, Rockford


Miles Over Mountains

2/3 Winters Roots Festival, McHenry

4/4 3rd Annual Blue Island Beer & Bluegrass

4/11 Hickory Lodge, McCullom Lake


Events :


2/3-4 12:00 AM Winter Roots, McHenry, Mackey’s Hideout, 2601 S River Rd.  (See Flyer)


2/26-27 7PM Leftover Salmon's Funkn' Bluegrass Bash, The Vic Theatre, Chicago

Leftover Salmon, Bonerama, Dumpstaphunk,

Love Canon, The Travelin’ McCourys




4/29 NIBA Scholarship Jam, Come help raise funds for the NIBA Scholarship fund, Earlville Township Building


6/3  NIBA Festival, Lyon Farm


6/17 Mendota Railroad Xing Days, NIBA Musicians Needed!


8/20 Plano Superfest , NIBA Musicians Needed!


9/17 NIBA Picnic, Illini State Park


Workshops :


2/23 5PM Songwriters Masterclass with Becky

Buller Axinhand Guitars, 817 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb


4/4 Guitar Maintenance and Setup up Seminar, 1480 E. 6th St Sandwich,


Festivals :


2017 3/5-7 Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival East Peoria (See Flyer)


2017 6/3 NIBA Bluegrass Festival Lyon Farm (See Flyer)


2017 6/8-10 Blue Ox Festival, Eau Claire, Wi




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