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2018 GroveFest Entertainment E-mail

LOCATION: Village lot adjacent to D.G. Public Library

Friday, June 22
5:00 - 11:00 p.m.

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Voted best R&B band in Chicagoland! Great music and showmanship: R&B, funk & soul, from Motown to the 21st century. Highly respected band members have played and recorded with Survivor, Mavis Staples, Buddy Guy and the Doobie Brothers. If you can’t dance to this band, check your pulse!


7:15 – 8:45 p.m.
The Millennials

Hi-energy young band of highly skilled musicians that’s played festivals and clubs throughout the Chicago Metro area since 2015. The band is female fronted and covers Arctic Monkeys, Led Zeppelin, Pink, Fleetwood Mac, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Prince, Bon Jovi, Walk the Moon and much more!


9:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles makes it their personal duty and pleasure to bring all the great 80’s songs you love to life in full force. They captivate audiences and inspire new ways of dancing and thinking (not to mention drinking!). The members are 5 fun-loving guys with a simple love for the music of years gone by and a mission to fuse nostalgia and style to create a sight/sound spectacular unlike any other.


Saturday, June 23
Noon - 11:00 p.m.

Earlier Start time!

Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Grateful Gary’s Magic Bus

Gary returns with an expanded six-piece band playing retro-themed music ranging from Beatles to the Grateful Dead and a repertoire of over 600 songs! A Warrenville native, he’s played festivals, clubs, and private parties throughout the Chicago and Wisconsin areas for two decades. He’s toured the country with a Grateful Dead tribute band, and has shared stages with Little Feat, David Grisman, Jason & the Scorchers, and local favorite Mr. Blotto.


2:45 – 4:15 p.m.

What is Valius? An upbeat cover and energetic original rock band from Elmhurst, IL that has played countless shows across Chicagoland over the last 13 years. Valius is a 5-piece rock act playing truly great songs from 60’s to today. It’s a fusion of innovative harmonies, virtuoso guitar riffs, and transcendent rhythms that bring it all together. From the Beatles to Foo Fighters, Aerosmith to Red Hot Chili Peppers, and not the same top-40 stuff over and over either. Come see an original spin on some of the greatest rock songs in history!


5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Modern Day Romeos

Every weekend for the past decade, Modern Day Romeos has remained THE quintessential party band! Its six members have come together from different musical backgrounds to create the most fun and high-energy show you can experience. Motown classics, classic rock jams, 80’s favs, 90’s gems, and the tops of pop, dance and rock of the 2000’s. They alter most of the songs with their own style, and add a lot of comedy and medleys to make your favorite songs new to you again!


6:30 and 8:45 p.m.
The Pack Drumline & Dance Crew

Two show-stopping between-the bands spectacles designed to leave the crowd speechless! Mixing together energetic rhythms, dance, and melodics with a twist of theatrics, this is a show you'll be running home to tell your friends about!


7:15 – 8:45 p.m.
Wild Daisy

Wild Daisy is THE most energetic, dynamic female-fronted country band in Chicagoland! The band plays current, upbeat country, with a few pop/rock songs thrown in. Wild Daisy established a reputation in Chicago for crowd-interactive, entertaining shows, with musicianship and energy that cannot be matched, and are composed of some of Chicagoland’s most seasoned and talented musicians. Krissi Woods, with her powerhouse vocals and cheerful personality, fronts the band with an energy and enthusiasm that is infectious!


9:30 – 11:00 p.m.
7th heaven

Chicagoland rock/pop band is one of the biggest and busiest indie bands in the world. They’ve charted #1 on Billboard’s Midwest Charts three times in the last three years! Playing over 250 shows a year, with an average of 100 outdoor events and amazing laser shows, they’ve earned the right to say “We've seen a million faces and rocked them all!”


Sunday, June 24
11:40 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.

11:40 a.m. ‒ 12:00 Noon
Downers Grove Park District
Imagine Dance Team


12:05 ‒ 12:20 p.m.
McNulty Irish Dancers


12:25 ‒ 12:45 p.m.
Versafied Dance Company


1:15 ‒ 2:00 p.m.
Rock Academy


2:30 ‒ 3:15 p.m.
Garage Band U


4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
American English

American English is simply the best Beatle tribute story of our time. The fantasy lives on with these remarkable musicians who take the music to the highest level possible. American English is the closest you will ever get to reliving The Beatles. Whether you grew up with the Fab Four or not, this show will be your window to the past. Witness “The Complete Beatles Tribute” with American English!


6:15 – 7:45 p.m.
The Boy Band Night

Paying homage to the many iconic groups we know today, The Boy Band Night brings America’s only live tribute to pop sensations like The Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, New Kids On The Block, Boys II Men, One Direction, and many more! These top-tier musicians bring a musical and visual experience with note-for-note representations of all of your favorite songs accompanied by the signature choreography from the music videos we remember. The Boy Band Night is EVERYTHING Boy Band!


8:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Semple Band

Fronted by one of the city’s most prominent lead singers and the band’s namesake, Keith Semple, every show is guaranteed to be a nonstop entertaining combination of musicianship and high energy stage performance! Each show features a variety and contrast of styles, including the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, 70’s rock, party songs and alternative/punk rock. Plus, they feature their own original songs!


Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 19:14