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Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm
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JUNE 20 – Too Hype Crew – 80’s & 90’s Hip Hop

Get Ready!    More than a party band, more than a tribute band, Too Hype Crew is a full-blown rump-shakin’, rhyme-makin’ old school hip hop experience like nothing else you’ve ever seen!A tasteful tribute to the fun hip hop and party anthems of the 80’s, 90’s, and early 00’s, featuring an all-live seven piece band, along with “Fly Girl” dancers.

JUNE 27 – The Boy Band Night – 90’s Tribute

All the HITS All the MOVES from Backstreet Boys x NSYNC x NKOTB x One Direction x Jonas Brothers and MORE! … PLUS some surprises!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. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this nationally touring act from Chicago!

July 4 – Independence Day Celebration!
Food Vendors 6:00-9:30pm  – Mellencougar 7:30-9:30pm – Fireworks at 9:30pm

Mellencougar is the only tribute band to John Mellencamp that has featured people that played with John!  You will enjoy John’s music and dance to the songs that mean so much to us.  Small Town, R.O.C.K. in the USA, Pink Houses, Key West Intermezzo, Rumbleseat, Crumblin’ Down, I Need a Lover and gratefully the list continues.  Mellencougar has also performed with John’s cousin Bobby Clark who even wrote a song for John Mellencamp by the name of Grandview.  Theaters, Casinos and Festivals throughout America have booked Mellencougar, a Tribute to John Mellencamp and continue to do so.  FIREWORKS  FOLLOWING THE CONCERT!

JULY 11 – Lady A – Old School R&B –

Proud to call her one of our own; Lady A is a soulful singing sensation and a shining ZB graduate! Lady A was born to sing and has deep roots in Blues, R&B, Motown, Soul and Rock. The African American Arts of Chicago nominated Lady A for the Outstanding Achievement Award in Music. Lady A has had the opportunity to perform on many stages such as BB Kings in Nashville, TN, Mr. J’s Blues & Jazz in Milwaukee, WI, The Checkerboard, The Red Fish and Unleaded Blues of Chicago, IL.

JULY 18 – Cielito Lindo – Mariachi Band

As seen on NBC Nightly News, Nickelodeons Americas Most Musical Family, WGN, Univision, and Chicago Tonight, Cielito Lindo is a modern mariachi formed by the Lucero family of 9. The family has performed for numerous large events including Chicago Bulls games, galas, festivals, and on various television programs. Performing with a fresh look and youthful energy, the family honors their Mexican musical heritage while adding a splash of sound from musical influences such as Los Lobos, Maná, Gypsy Kings, Los Panchos, The Beatles, Weezer, and more!

JULY 25 – John Primer & Real Deal Blues Band – Blues

As the bandleader and lead guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer’s virtuosity as a blues musician was forged by legends.John started playing on Maxwell Street, the birthplace of Chicago blues and soon became the house bandleader at the infamous Theresa’s Lounge for seven years alongside Sammy Lawhorn, Junior Wells, James Cotton and others. Having played or recorded with a who’s who of blues greats including Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy to name a few, John Primer’s personal accolades, including Lifetime Achievement Awards, reflect his countless contributions to the history of the blues. There are very few blues fans, critics or musicians who will deny the fact that John Primer is the real deal.

Two-time Grammy nominated artist and American blues legend John Primer was the bandleader and guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and Magic Slim & The Teardrops. Having played or recorded with a who’s who of blues greats including Junior Wells, Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Johnny Winter, The Rolling Stones and Buddy Guy to name a few, John Primer’s personal accolades, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, reflect his countless contributions to the history of Chicago blues. There are very few fans, critics or musicians who will deny the fact that John Primer is the real deal.


AUGUST 1 – Judson Brown Band – Pop. Rock and Country

The Judson Brown Band specializes in acoustic rock, pop, and country music. It’s like your iPod on shuffle… only better! The band, which performs in the duo, trio, or quartet configuration, specializes in violin heavy arrangements of pop and rock songs. Shows feature intricate three-part harmonies, stunning lead guitar, classic fiddle, and intoxicating bass. In addition to their diverse set list, the band loves challenges, and entertains most any request on the spot.

Band leader Judson Brown (of Bella Cain) is joined by core members Colleen Kuraszek (borrowed from the classical world, formerly of Mellencougar) and Greg Gonzalez (formerly of Bella Cain). While Judson handles lead vocals and “electrified” acoustic guitar, Colleen defines the band’s sound with a fluid and powerful violin technique that is equal parts classical and contemporary. Greg brings a powerhouse voice and cutting-edge effects for his bass.

The group performs for festivals, bar gigs, corporate events, backyard parties, and everything between. If you want customizable live entertainment that offers something for everyone, this is it!

AUGUST 8 – Mike & Joe – Modern Rock – Laser Light Show Following Concert!

Mike & Joe is a modern rock cover band widely regarded by its peers and the industry as one of the very best sounding cover bands in the nation. The bulk of the setlist includes popular rock from the 90’s through today, but occasionally they’ll throw in some tunes from the 70’s and 80’s as well. Bring your shoes, bring your glasses.

Some of the artists Mike & Joe cover are: Blink 182, Maroon 5, U2, Fallout Boy, Fleetwood Mac, Justin Timberlake, Third Eye Blind, Mumford and Sons, Sublime, Dave Matthews Band, Weezer, Train, Keith Urban, Ed Sheeran, The Eagles, Jimmy Eat World, Goo Goo Dolls, Foo Fighters, Florida Georgia Line, OAR, The Cure, Pearl Jam and many more!


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