Events

Concerts :

 

Chicago Bluegrass

1030 Central St, Evanston  847-475-9076

http://www.chicagobluegrass.com

5/13 C.J. Lewandowski & The Po’ Ramblin Boys

 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

5/12 8:00 Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn / Del McCoury Band, CSO, 220 S. Michigan, Chicago, 312-294-3000

 

Daily & Vincent

10/14 Christian Church OF Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave. Clarendon Hills

 

Fox Valley Grass

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

8/3 6PM Chicago Botanical Garden

 

Growler

5/19 8 pm, Shubas Tavern, Chicago

6/16 Taste of Randolph Street Festival

7/7 Tangled Roots Brewing Company, Ottawa

 

Miles Over Mountains

5/12 Mackey’s Hideout – McHenry, IL

 

Old Crow Medicine Show

6/8 Vic Theatre, Chicago, Il

 

SilverStrings

5/6 11-3, Rte 66 Red Carpet Fest, Braidwood

5/13 9-11pm, The Crowd Around Me, Shorewood

5/16  2:30, Presence Villa Franciscan Nursing Home, Joliet

5/20 4:30, Nick a Palooza, Lockport

 

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, Proceeds for the NIBA Scholarship fund, Earlville Township Building

 

6/3 : NIBA Bluegrass Festival, Lyon Farm

 

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

 

Events :

 

7/16 Country Music Show, Taylor Street Plaza 507 E Taylor St. DeKalb, See Flyer

 

8/20 Plano Superfest , NIBA Musicians Needed!

 

9/17 NIBA Picnic, Illini State Park

 

Workshops :

 

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, Downers Grove. A full afternoon of instruction and jamming with 3 individual workshop sessions. www.plankroad.org

 

6/3 Flatpicking: Better Mechanics with Chris Walz, at the NIBA Festival. Chris will bring his more than 20 years experience teaching flatpicking to help you play easier, smoother and with less stress. One small shift in mechanics can have a big effect. Chris will bring tips and exercises; all you need is your guitar and a flat pick.

 

Festivals :

 

5/25-218 NIGBA Bluegrass Festival BluegrassUSA.net (260)-918-4790 S17@nibga.com

 

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

 

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

Info: http://www.blueoxmusicfestival.com 

 

6/17 Heritage Canyon Bluegrass Festival, Fulton, Il  www.cityoffulton.com

 

6/19-6/25 Dean’s Bluegrass Jams 2017 Leverton Park, Palestine, Il. Bring Lawn Chairs, Caming, water and elec. Dean Myers 618-584-3762 or Park at 618 586-2147 (Also 9/11-9/17)

 

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

(see Flyer for details) www.crazyhorsecamp.com or

217/886-2089 for festival or camping information. 

 

7/2 Lightning Bug Music Festival Valparaiso, In

 

7/8-9 Frankfort Bluegrass Festival, Frankfort

7/14-16 Kalona, Iowa  Bluegrass Festival

 

8/24-8/26 Two Rivers Bluegrass, Harrison

 

9/1 Shoe Fest, Manteno www.shoe-fest.com

 

3/1-4 2017 Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival, East Peoria

 

 

 

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