Recurring

17th Annual ‘Let’s Dance’ Big Band Weekend

304 Carroll Ave. 340 Carroll Ave., DeKalb, IL

17th Annual Let's Dance Big Band Weekend, July 7 - 9, 2023.Features: 3 dances, 3 live bands, host: John Smith and Shananigans Big Band, DeKalb, IL.3 optional registration deals, lessons, Cabaret Dance. Early Bird Registration opens January 5, 2023. Regular registration opens May 2, 2023. At Door Registration is available for all dances without food […]

Varies by package and at door Please visit website.
Recurring

17th Annual ‘Let’s Dance’ Big Band Weekend

304 Carroll Ave. 340 Carroll Ave., DeKalb, IL

17th Annual Let's Dance Big Band Weekend, July 7 - 9, 2023.Features: 3 dances, 3 live bands, host: John Smith and Shananigans Big Band, DeKalb, IL.3 optional registration deals, lessons, Cabaret Dance. Early Bird Registration opens January 5, 2023. Regular registration opens May 2, 2023. At Door Registration is available for all dances without food […]

Varies by package and at door Please visit website.
Recurring

Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

Recurring

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Bring your own seating/picnic blankets. Food, beer, and wine available for purchase. June 1: Rockin' Fenderskirts June 8: The Messengers June 15: Prissillas June 29: Jolly Ringwalds July: 6: Nashville Electric Company July 13: Howard & the White Boys July 20: Student Body July 27: Class of 68

Recurring

Hits of the Ragtime Era

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The St. Louis-based Ragged Blade Band takes the popular “Cherry and Jerry” ragtime duo and adds a saxophone to its mix of old time ragtime, blues and jazz. The band is often heard at Steampunk events and is the “official band” of the DeMoulin Museum in Greenville, Illinois. The group features Jerry Rabushka on piano, […]

Recurring

Hits of the Ragtime Era

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The St. Louis-based Ragged Blade Band takes the popular “Cherry and Jerry” ragtime duo and adds a saxophone to its mix of old time ragtime, blues and jazz. The band is often heard at Steampunk events and is the “official band” of the DeMoulin Museum in Greenville, Illinois. The group features Jerry Rabushka on piano, […]

Recurring

Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

Recurring

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Bring your own seating/picnic blankets. Food, beer, and wine available for purchase. June 1: Rockin' Fenderskirts June 8: The Messengers June 15: Prissillas June 29: Jolly Ringwalds July: 6: Nashville Electric Company July 13: Howard & the White Boys July 20: Student Body July 27: Class of 68

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Felix and Finger Dueling Pianos is a high energy, all request sing along show. This interactive act brings together music and comedy for a night you’ll be laughing about for weeks! From John Lennon to John Legend, Beach Boys to Beastie Boys, Felix and Fingers will play anything. Come ready with your favorite requests and […]

Recurring

Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

Recurring

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Bring your own seating/picnic blankets. Food, beer, and wine available for purchase. June 1: Rockin' Fenderskirts June 8: The Messengers June 15: Prissillas June 29: Jolly Ringwalds July: 6: Nashville Electric Company July 13: Howard & the White Boys July 20: Student Body July 27: Class of 68

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

From 4-7pm, immerse yourself in an evening of fun and excitement. Dance the night away with our amazing DJ, sip on delicious cocktails available for purchase, and indulge in exclusive shopping sales. It’s the perfect opportunity to unwind, socialize, and treat yourself to a well-deserved evening of pure enjoyment. Don’t miss out on this fabulous […]

End of Summer Reading Extravaganza

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Celebrate the end of the Sycamore Library’s Summer Reading Challenge at this fun-filled extravaganza! Join them for music by Truman’s Ridge Bluegrass Band, hot dogs from CountryStore & Catering, & delicious drinks & treats from Raising Cane’s & Culver’s! Plus Glowby the Bubbler, games for the whole family; & top it all off by cooling […]

1st Annual Dirty Bird Cruise Night & Rock the Block Party

The Dirty Bird 815 124 South Maple Street, Sycamore, IL

Join us on Saturday, July 29th for the 1st Annual Dirty Bird Cruise Night and Rock the Block Party! Come to cruise through Sycamore and then stay for the live music, car competition, cold drinks and good food. Eat Dirty, Eat Delicious, Eat Dirty Bird

Studio A Cafe

801 N. 1st Street 801 N. 1st Street, DeKalb, IL

Enjoy lunchtime performances from local musicians every first Tuesday at WNIJ DeKalb studios. Refreshments will be provided. We can't wait to see you there!Our August guest is Emily Hurd, Americana singer-songwriter and owner of The Norwegian restaurant in Rockford. Hurd is a prolific songwriter, best known for her clear voice and clever rhymes. Her songwriting […]

Recurring

Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

Doty and Sons Outdoor Community Game Night

Good Tymes Shelter 435 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Come out to play and celebrate the Park District’s 100th Anniversary and Doty and Sons Concrete Product’s 75th Anniversary!Meet your friends and neighbors at the GoodTymes Shelter to enjoy music, food, and the wonderful outdoor game features that Doty and Son’s Concrete Products has donated to the community over the years.

Recurring

Music in the Garden

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Prairie State Winery's Music in the Garden is back! 8/12: Joe Nanzer 8/13: The Serotones 8/26: Matthew Kopecky 8/27: Tyler Smith  

Recurring

Artist & Maker Markets

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Support 20+ local vendors featuring unique goods, handmade crafts, photography, soaps, foods, jewelry, live music, and more!

TWOP Bloody’s on the patio

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

We have another spectacular Sunday planned as we welcome Lee Gardner Music and Catering made simple here at The warehouse on Park.

Uke Day DeKalb

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Turn up for Uke Day in DeKalb! Mayor Cohen Barnes has proclaimed that August 13 is official “Ukulele Day in DeKalb,” so mark the occasion from 1 to 5 p.m., in the lower-level community room at Hopkins Park. Admission is $5, and the first 40 people get a free lei. Admission includes three uke workshops, […]

Recurring

Music in the Garden

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Prairie State Winery's Music in the Garden is back! 8/12: Joe Nanzer 8/13: The Serotones 8/26: Matthew Kopecky 8/27: Tyler Smith  

Recurring

Music in the Garden

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Prairie State Winery's Music in the Garden is back! 8/12: Joe Nanzer 8/13: The Serotones 8/26: Matthew Kopecky 8/27: Tyler Smith  

Recurring

Music in the Garden

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Prairie State Winery's Music in the Garden is back! 8/12: Joe Nanzer 8/13: The Serotones 8/26: Matthew Kopecky 8/27: Tyler Smith  

Recurring

Blumen Gardens Fall Fest

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join in the festivities, create wonderful memories, and experience the joy of the season at its finest at Fall Fest! Saturday, September 16th 9-4PM BattleAxe Coffee 9-3PM Wild Carrot Cooking Company 11-3PM Afternoon Logic 11-2PM The Candy Cloud 10-3PM Scales and Tales Traveling Zoo 11-1PM Gardener’s Lounge 11-3PM Sunday September 17th 9-4PM Artist + Maker […]

Recurring

Blumen Gardens Fall Fest

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join in the festivities, create wonderful memories, and experience the joy of the season at its finest at Fall Fest! Saturday, September 16th 9-4PM BattleAxe Coffee 9-3PM Wild Carrot Cooking Company 11-3PM Afternoon Logic 11-2PM The Candy Cloud 10-3PM Scales and Tales Traveling Zoo 11-1PM Gardener’s Lounge 11-3PM Sunday September 17th 9-4PM Artist + Maker […]

Recurring

Artist & Maker Markets

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Support 20+ local vendors featuring unique goods, handmade crafts, photography, soaps, foods, jewelry, live music, and more!

Taste of DeKalb

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

The Taste of DeKalb is a fundraiser to support an annual Community Grant for Children, Youth and Families sponsored by the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club. The event is open to the public and there is no entry fee. The event is held at Van Buer Plaza in downtown DeKalb near the finish line of the […]

WAR

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Multi-platinum-selling WAR, the original street band, has been sharing its timeless music and message of brotherhood and harmony for 5 decades before millions across the globe. WAR has sold more than 50 million records since its formation to include ten Billboard Top 10 hits. Top 40 hits include the timeless classics “Why Can’t We Be […]

Grease with JP and Jenny

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

JP & Jenny present a wonderful tribute to the music of the major motion picture “Grease”. Using professional musical track reproductions and live guitars and vocals, this duo brings “Grease” and other hits of the 50s/60s to life in a dynamic and compact show. The audience is engaged and thoroughly entertained as they sing, play, […]

Food Truck Fest

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

The event includes several food trucks, live music by Shade Tree Co., and a bounce house for kids. Indoor seating will be available with the Plex Lounge serving cocktails. Event parking is located in the lot on U.S, Rt 30.

EagleMania

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

EagleMania has been dazzling audiences for over a decade by spectacularly reproducing the music of The Eagles. EagleMania thrills internationally sold-out audiences with their stunning five part harmony, virtuoso guitar work and uncanny ability to emulate the distinct sound of The Eagles. The EagleMania show consists of the Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as select […]