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friday, June 21st
5:00 - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
ARRA
Unparalleled vocal harmonies and incredible musicianship have made ARRA one of the best classic rock cover bands in the Chicago area for over two decades! Performing hits by Journey, Boston, Kansas, Rush, Bon Jovi, Styx, Van Halen, Toto, Aerosmith, Triumph, Foreigner and more with precision and excellence!
7:15 - 8:45 p.m.
Modern Day Romeos
For sixteen years and a thousand shows, Modern Day Romeos has remained THE quintessential party band! Its six members come from different musical backgrounds to create a fun and high-energy show! 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 again!
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 22nd
Noon - 11:00 p.m.
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Black Bolts
Black Bolts is a grooving, Garage Rock/Soul group hailing from Chicago. They draw their influences from 60's rock bands such as The Animals and from soul artists like Wilson Pickett. With the diverse combination of these two distinct genres, Black Bolts create a sound that is both new and familiar, but always original.
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Valius
Come celebrate 14 great years in the Chicago music scene with Valius! Playing hundreds of shows for tens of thousands of fans all across Illinois, they’ve written and released two albums of original music, and perform a massive list of classic hits ranging from the 60’s to today. Expect the Beatles to Foo Fighters, Aerosmith to Red Hot Chili Peppers! Expect crowd participation! Expect to sing along! Expect to hear songs you wouldn’t expect! Expect to walk way saying “that was AWESOME!” That’s Valius!
5:00 - 6:30 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!
6:30 & 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 melodies 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.
Fool House
Fool House is the ultimate 90's dance party! Prepare to go back to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk. Nonstop singalongs, party throwbacks and choreographed dance moves is what this show is all about. Come prepared to sing your heart out and DANCE !!
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 23rd
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 - 12:00 noon
Imagine Dance Team
12:00 noon - 12:15 p.m.
McNulty Irish Dancers
12:15 - 12:45 p.m.
Versa5 Dance Company
1:15 ‒ 2:00 p.m.
Garage Band U
Garage Band U offers both group and private lessons. Group lessons are specific to the rock bands that the school helps create. Musicians are grouped based on age and talent. Band size is important so that everyone is heavily included in each session. Students decide on songs together to help them retain interest and allow them to perform pieces that they are passionate about.
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Rock Academy
Rock Academy is a family-owned music school that has been around since 2007. Our students come together to meet other young musicians, form bands, and perform concerts, all under the direction of professional musicians.
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Sushi Roll
One word describes this Chicago cover band sensation with high-energy dance music and rock n’ roll swagger: it’s ANIMAZING! One part driving rock band, one part light-hearted pop, and one part over-the-top theatrical verve, they easily transition between revved-up versions of your favorite pop and rock hits by artists like Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, AC/DC, P!nk, Madonna and the Jackson 5… a non-stop musical journey! Welcome to the Land of the Rising Fun…with Sushi Roll!
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
Maggie Speaks
One of the hottest live bands in Chicago! With a repertoire that includes nearly every track on your phone, you'll dance to classics from the 50s to top-40 hits released just last week. Unstoppable medleys, tight grooves, seamless harmonies, infectious non-stop high energy and packed dance floors: they’ve changed the world of cover bands!
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, 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! And the amazing chemistry between members of this band guarantees a nonstop entertaining combination of musicianship and high energy stage performance!
Last Updated on Friday, 14 June 2019 20:36