Concerts :


Chicago Bluegrass

1030 Central St, Evanston  847-475-9076

4/9 A John Hartford Tribute


Daily & Vincent

October 2017 Christian Church OF Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave. Clarendon Hills


Fox Valley Grass

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

5/20 7:00 Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove

6/3    1:00 NIBA Festival, Lyon Farm, Yorkville

6/3   4:00 Millbrook Spring Fling, Millbrook

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


Georgia Rae Family Band

4/8 8PM Stage Left Café, Woodstock

8/3 6PM Chicago Botanical Garden


Miles Over Mountains

4/4 3rd Annual Blue Island Beer & Bluegrass

4/11 Hickory Lodge, McCullom Lake


Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

4/2 4 PM Christian Church OF Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave. Clarendon Hills



4/1 9 PM Stoffie’s, Clifton

4/14 12 AM Jones-eez, Braidwood


Truman’s Ridge

4/25 7PM Chapel in the Pines, Sycamore

5/20 7PM UCC Summer Concert Series, Rockford

6/3 4:00 NIBA Festival, Lyon Farm, Yorkville

7/7-8 Viroqua Bluegrass/Gospel Festival 
Viroqua, WI


Events :


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


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


8/20 Plano Superfest , NIBA Musicians Needed!


9/17 NIBA Picnic, Illini State Park


Workshops :


4/1 Custom Guitar Workshop w/ John Ressler & Eric Lambert, FREE workshop on guitar building and tone woods!, Down Home Guitars, Frankfort


5/13 Bluegrass Workshop with Chris Walz 

Featuring guitar, banjo and mandolin. The workshop  for all levels of musicians will be from 1:00-5:00 pm. Street Coffee House in Downers Grove, 1047 Curtiss Street Downers Grove. A full afternoon of instruction and jamming with 3 individual workshop sessions.


Festivals :


4/7-9 River Falls Roots and Bluegrass Music Festival River Falls, Wi


5/25-218 NIGBA Bluegrass Festival (260)-918-4790


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


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



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

(see Flyer for details) or

217/886-2089 for festival or camping information. 


7/8-9 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival


7/14-16 Kalona, Iowa  Bluegrass Festival


8/24-8/26 Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival 12314 Harrison Road, Harrison, IL.  More information, call Gaines at 815/335-2592, You will be called back!






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