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        DAY    DATE           CITY                               BAND                           TIME          LOCATION
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        Tue 6/19/2018  Crystal Lake       Billy Croft & the 5 Alarm Band (country)           7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park

        Wed 6/20/2018  Cary               Battle of the Bands Competition                    1:00 pm    Lions Park Bandshell

        Thu 6/21/2018  Algonquin          Rhythm Rockets                                     7:30 pm    Concert Series
        Thu 6/21/2018  Cary               Sway Chicago (top 40 through the decades)          7:00 pm    Lions Park
        Thu 6/21/2018  Rosemont           Lisa McClowry                                      7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 6/22/2018  Geneva             Neverly Brothers                                   6:30 pm    Commons Concerts
        Fri 6/22/2018  St. Charles        Queensryche                                                   Arcada

        Sun 6/24/2018  Geneva             Hi-Infidelity                                      5:00 pm    Commons Concerts
        Sun 6/24/2018  Rosemont           Chicago / REO Speedwagon                                      Allstate Arena

        Tue 6/26/2018  Crystal Lake       1976 (classic rock)                                7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park

        Wed 6/27/2018  Geneva             Geneva Jazz Ensemble                               6:30 pm    Commons Concerts

        Thu 6/28/2018  Algonquin          Soul to the Bone                                   7:30 pm    Concert Series
        Thu 6/28/2018  Rosemont           One of These Nights (Eagles)                       7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 6/29/2018  Arlington Hts      Dennis Quaid the & the Sharks    (main stage)      8:00 pm    Frontier Days
        Fri 6/29/2018  Arlington Hts      Exit 147                     (frontier stage)      9:45 pm    Frontier Days
        Fri 6/29/2018  Cary               The Allstars                                       7:30 pm    Summer Celebration
        Fri 6/29/2018  Cary               The Allstars                                       7:30 pm    Summer Celebration
        Fri 6/29/2018  Cary               Fireworks                                          9:30 pm    Summer Celebration
        Fri 6/29/2018  Geneva             Hillbilly Rockstarz                                6:30 pm    Commons Concerts
        Fri 6/29/2018  Lisle              One Night Band                   (main stage)      5:00 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Fri 6/29/2018  Lisle              Breakfast Club                   (main stage)      6:45 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Fri 6/29/2018  Lisle              Purple Experience                (main stage)      8:45 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Fri 6/29/2018  Lisle              Cowboy Jukebox              (Riverview Stage)      5:30 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Fri 6/29/2018  Lisle              Make in America             (Riverview Stage)      7:15 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Fri 6/29/2018  Lisle              High infidelity             (Riverview Stage)      8:45 PM    Eyes to the Skies

        Sat 6/30/2018  Arlington Hts      The BoDeans                      (main stage)      8:00 pm    Frontier Days
        Sat 6/30/2018  Arlington Hts      Earthmother                  (frontier stage)      5:30 pm    Frontier Days
        Sat 6/30/2018  Arlington Hts      Exit 147                     (frontier stage)      9:45 pm    Frontier Days
        Sat 6/30/2018  Arlington Hts      Arra                         (frontier stage)      9:45 pm    Frontier Days
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              OMG (One More Time)              (main stage)      4:00 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              American English (Beatles)       (main stage)      5:15 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              Lowdernow                        (main stage)      7:00 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              Lucky Boys Confusion             (main stage)      8:45 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              Don't Speak                 (Riverview Stage)      5:30 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              Run Forest Run              (Riverview Stage)      7:15 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Sat 6/30/2018  Lisle              Boy Band Review             (Riverview Stage)      9:00 PM    Eyes to the Skies

        Sun 7/1/2018   Arlington Hts      Lonestar                         (main stage)      7:30 pm    Frontier Days
        Sun 7/1/2018   Arlington Hts      Big Dog Mercer               (frontier stage)      5:30 pm    Frontier Days
        Sun 7/1/2018   Arlington Hts      Big Bang Baby                (frontier stage)      9:15 pm    Frontier Days
        Sun 7/1/2018   Geneva             Infinity                                           5:00 pm    Commons Concerts
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              Back Country Roads               (main stage)      4:30 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              Drew Baldridge                   (main stage)      6:35 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              Maddie & Tae                     (main stage)      8:30 pm    Eyes to the Skies
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              School of Rock              (Riverview Stage)      4:00 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              Hot Rocks                   (Riverview Stage)      5:30 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              Kashmir                     (Riverview Stage)      7:15 PM    Eyes to the Skies
        Sun 7/1/2018   Lisle              Wedding Banned              (Riverview Stage)      9:15 PM    Eyes to the Skies

        Tue 7/3/2018   Arlington Hts      Tonic                            (main stage)      8:00 pm    Frontier Days
        Tue 7/3/2018   Arlington Hts      Addy's Corner                (frontier stage)      6:00 pm    Frontier Days
        Tue 7/3/2018   Arlington Hts      Trippin Billies              (frontier stage)      9:45 pm    Frontier Days
        Tue 7/3/2018   Crystal Lake       Voices in Harmony                                  7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park
        Tue 7/3/2018   Rosemont           Jay "Elvis" Dupuis                                 7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Wed 7/4/2018   Arlington Hts      American English (beatles)       (main stage)      7:30 pm    Frontier Days
        Wed 7/4/2018   Arlington Hts      The Lid Flippers             (frontier stage)      5:30 pm    Frontier Days
        Wed 7/4/2018   Elk Grove          Big & Rich                                         8:00 pm    Rotary Green
        Wed 7/4/2018   Geneva             Serendipity                                        6:30 pm    Commons Concerts
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         Pete Ellman Brass Quintet        (main stage)      2 pm       Ribfest
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         Buckinghams                      (main stage)      3:30 pm    Ribfest
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         Melissa Etheridge                (main stage)      5:30 pm    Ribfest
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         Stray Cats                       (main stage)      7:30 pm    Ribfest
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         Junkyard Groove                 (south stage)      5:00 pm    Ribfest
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         The Chicago Experience          (south stage)      6:30 pm    Ribfest
        Wed 7/4/2018   Naperville         Billy Croft & the 5 alarm       (south stage)      8:00 pm    Ribfest

        Thu 7/5/2018   Algonquin          Ear Candy                                          7:30 pm    Concert Series
        Thu 7/5/2018   Cary               Spoken Four (party covers)                         7:00 pm    Lions Park
        Thu 7/5/2018   Naperville         Semple Band                      (main stage)      4:30 pm    Ribfest
        Thu 7/5/2018   Naperville         J Boog                           (main stage)      6:30 pm    Ribfest
        Thu 7/5/2018   Naperville         Pitbull                          (main stage)      8:30 pm    Ribfest
        Thu 7/5/2018   Naperville         Mix Tape Junkies                (south stage)      5:00 pm    Ribfest
        Thu 7/5/2018   Naperville         True Company                    (south stage)      6:30 pm    Ribfest
        Thu 7/5/2018   Naperville         Libido Funk Circus              (south stage)      8:00 pm    Ribfest
        Thu 7/5/2018   Rosemont           The 4 C Notes (Frankie Valli)                      7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 7/6/2018   Geneva             Voyage                                             6:30 pm    Commons Concerts
        Fri 7/6/2018   Naperville         Jordan Davis                     (main stage)      5:30 pm    Ribfest
        Fri 7/6/2018   Naperville         Chris Janson                     (main stage)      7:00 pm    Ribfest
        Fri 7/6/2018   Naperville         Jake Owen                        (main stage)      8:30 pm    Ribfest
        Fri 7/6/2018   Naperville         Common Allies                   (south stage)      5:00 pm    Ribfest
        Fri 7/6/2018   Naperville         Seventh Heaven                  (south stage)      6:30 pm    Ribfest
        Fri 7/6/2018   Naperville         The Messengers                  (south stage)      8:00 pm    Ribfest
        Fri 7/6/2018   Ringwood           The Stingrays (rock n roll)                        7:00-8:30  Glacial Park

        Sat 7/7/2018   Chicago            Styx / Joan Jett / Tesla                                      Northerly Island
        Sat 7/7/2018   Naperville         The Sisterhood Band              (main stage)      5:00 pm    Ribfest
        Sat 7/7/2018   Naperville         Shadowboxers                     (main stage)      6:30 pm    Ribfest
        Sat 7/7/2018   Naperville         Steven Tyler & Soving Mary Band  (main stage)      8:30 pm    Ribfest
        Sat 7/7/2018   Naperville         Alt 101                         (south stage)      5:00 pm    Ribfest
        Sat 7/7/2018   Naperville         Lil Red & the Howlin            (south stage)      6:30 pm    Ribfest
        Sat 7/7/2018   Naperville         Big Dog Mercer                  (south stage)      8:00 pm    Ribfest
        Sat 7/7/2018   Williams Bay       Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers                    7:30 pm    Music by the Lake

        Sun 7/8/2018   Geneva             7th Heaven                                         5:00 pm    Commons Concerts

        Tue 7/10/2018  Crystal Lake       Johnny Russler & the Beach Bum Band                7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park
        Tue 7/10/2018  Elk Grove          Richard Marx                                       7:30 pm    Concert Series

        Wed 7/11/2018  Geneva             Smith Bros. & Co.                                  6:30 pm    Commons Concerts

        Thu 7/12/2018  Algonquin          Black Diamond                                      730 pm     Riverfront park
        Thu 7/12/2018  Cary               The Stingrays (rock n roll)                        7:00 pm    Lions Park
        Thu 7/12/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Bella Cain                                         3:00-11:00 Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Thu 7/12/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Back in Black                                      3:00-11:00 Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Thu 7/12/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Chasin' Mason                                      3:00-11:00 Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Thu 7/12/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Acoustic                                           3:00-11:00 Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Thu 7/12/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Jason Kent's Blues trip                            3:00-11:00 Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Thu 7/12/2018  Rosemont           52nd Street (Billy Joel)                           7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 7/13/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Cherry Pie                                         11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/13/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Saving Savannah                                    11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/13/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Hobie & the Leftovers                              11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/13/2018  Elkhorn, WI        The Amazing Farm Boys                              11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/13/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Wise Jennings                                      11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/13/2018  Elkhorn, WI        The Throwbacks                                     11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/13/2018  Geneva             Ear Candy                                          6:30 pm    Commons Concerts

        Sat 7/14/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Arch Allies                                        11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sat 7/14/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Hillbilly Rockstarz                                11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sat 7/14/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Kashmir                                            11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sat 7/14/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Eddie Butts Band                                   11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sat 7/14/2018  Elkhorn, WI        House of Music                                     11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sat 7/14/2018  Elkhorn, WI        There goes the Neighborhood                        11am-11pm  Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sat 7/14/2018  Williams Bay       Wynonna & the Big Noise                            7:30 pm    Music by the Lake

        Sun 7/15/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Walworth County Idol                               11am-7pm   Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sun 7/15/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Tripple D Band                                     11am-7pm   Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Sun 7/15/2018  Elkhorn, WI        Rockstar Rodeo                                     11am-7pm   Ribfest Fairgrounds
        Fri 7/15/2018  Geneva             Semple                                             5:00 pm    Commons Concerts

        Tue 7/17/2018  Crystal Lake       Rosie & the Rivets ('50s & '60s)                   7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park
        Tue 7/17/2018  Elk Grove          Sister Sledge / Village People                     7:30 pm    Concert Series

        Thu 7/19/2018  Algonquin          Saturday June Band                                 730 pm     Riverfront park
        Thu 7/19/2018  Cary               Teen Battle of the Bands winners                   7:00 pm    Lions Park
        Thu 7/19/2018  Rosemont           Silver Bullet Band STL (Bob Segar)                 7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 7/20/2018  Forest Park        Abba Salute                      (east stage)      6 pm       Music Fest
        Fri 7/20/2018  Forest Park        American English (beatles)       (east stage)      8:30 pm    Music Fest
        Fri 7/20/2018  Forest Park        Lounge Puppets                   (west stage)      5 pm       Music Fest
        Fri 7/20/2018  Forest Park        Infinity                         (west stage)      8 pm       Music Fest

        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        The Oh Yeahs                     (east stage)      noon       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Covergirls                       (east stage)      2 pm       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        The Ron Burgundys                (east stage)      4 pm       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Catfight                         (east stage)      6 pm       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        The Boy Band Night               (east stage)      8 pm       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Serendipity                      (west stage)      noon       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Black Diamond                    (west stage)      2 pm       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Motown Nation                    (west stage)      4 pm       Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Trippin Billies                  (west stage)      6:30 pm    Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Forest Park        Too White Crew                   (west stage)      9:00 pm    Music Fest
        Sat 7/21/2018  Williams Bay       Baritone Nathan Gunn, Chicago Philharmonic         7:30 pm    Music by the Lake

        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Wes John Cichosz                 (east stage)      noon       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Contrabanda                      (east stage)      2 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Hey Cowboy                       (east stage)      4 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        The Hair Band Night              (east stage)      6 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Blooze Brothers                  (east stage)      8 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Kagan & Gaines                   (west stage)      noon       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Ear Candy                        (west stage)      2 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Fletcher Rockwell                (west stage)      4 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Kashmir                          (west stage)      6 pm       Music Fest
        Sun 7/22/2018  Forest Park        Libido Funk Circus               (west stage)      8 pm       Music Fest

        Tue 7/24/2018  Crystal Lake       R-Gang (R&B & Motown)                              7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park
        Tue 7/24/2018  Elk Grove          Dionne Warwick                                     7:30 pm    Concert Series

        Thu 7/26/2018  Algonquin          Pirates over 40                                    7:30 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Thu 7/26/2018  Rosemont           Atomic Pumks (Van Halen)                           7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 7/27/2018  Algonquin          HiFi Superstar (70s to today)                      5:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Fri 7/27/2018  Algonquin          Libido Funk Circus                                 7:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Fri 7/27/2018  Algonquin          Boy Band Review                                    9:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Fri 7/27/2018  St. Charles        Ted Nugent                                                    Arcada Theatre

        Sat 7/28/2018  Algonquin          Algonquin's got talent                             1:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sat 7/28/2018  Algonquin          7th Heaven                                         5:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sat 7/28/2018  Algonquin          Focal Point                                        7:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sat 7/28/2018  Algonquin          Modern Day Romeos                                  9:00 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sat 7/28/2018  St. Charles        Ted Nugent                                                    Arcada Theatre

        Sun 7/29/2018  Algonquin          Kevin Lee & the Kings                              1:30 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sun 7/29/2018  Algonquin          New Age Americans (cover rock band)                2:30 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sun 7/29/2018  Algonquin          Unforgiven (Metallica tribute)                     3:30 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sun 7/29/2018  Algonquin          Mr. Capone's Bootlegger Band                       4:30 pm    FOUNDERS DAYS
        Sun 7/29/2018  Chicago            Jeff Beck / Paul Rodgers / Ann Wilson                         Northerly Island
        Sun 7/29/2018  Williams Bay       Ralph's World                                      4:00 pm    Music by the Lake

        Tue 7/31/2018  Crystal Lake       Crystal Lake Community Band                        7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park
        Tue 7/31/2018  Elk Grove          Bret Michaels                                      7:30 pm    Concert Series

        Thu 8/2/2018   Algonquin          Nashville Electric Company                         7:30 pm    Concert Series
        Thu 8/2/2018   Rosemont           Elton Rohn (Elton John)                            7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 8/3/2018   Ringwood           Lara Bell                                          7:00-8:30  Glacial Park
        Fri 8/3/2018   Tinley Park        Lynyrd Skynyrd                                                Ampitheater

        Tue 8/7/2018   Crystal Lake       Feel Good Party Band (top 40)                      7:00 pm    Concerts in the Park

        Thu 8/9/2018   Algonquin          Spoken Four                                        730 pm     Riverfront park
        Thu 8/9/2018   Rosemont           American English (Beatles)                         7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Sat 8/11/2018  Williams Bay       Three Dog Night                                    7:30 pm    Music by the Lake

        Wed 8/15/2018  Rosemont           ELO! with Jeff Lynne                               8 pm       Allstate Arena

        Thu 8/16/2018  Rosemont           Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi)                       7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Wed 8/22/2018  Tinley Park        Deep Purple / Judas Priest                                    Amphithetre

        Thu 8/23/2018  Rosemont           Think Floyd (Pink Floyd)                           7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Thu 8/30/2018  Rosemont           Sixteen Candles  ('80s)                            7 pm       Rockin the (MB) Park

        Fri 9/7/2018   Ringwood           Hurricane Saxophone Quartet                        7:00-8:30  Glacial Park

        Sun 9/9/2018   St. Charles        Ronnie Spector & the Ronettes                                 Arcada Theatre

        Fri 9/14/2018  Chicago            Maroon 5                                                      United Center

        Sat 9/22/2018  St. Charles        Tommy James                                                   Arcada
        Sat 9/22/2018  St. Charles        Tommy James & the Shondells!                                  Arcada Theatre

        Thu 9/27/2018  St. Charles        Ambrosia  Orleans                                             Arcada Theatre

        Fri 10/12/2018 St. Charles        Great White, Jack Russell                                     Arcada

        Sat 10/13/2018 Chicago            Kansas, Point of Know Return                                  Chicago Theatre

        Mon 10/15/2018 Chicago            Eagles                                                        United Center

        Fri 10/19/2018 St. Charles        April Wine / Winger                                           Arcada Theatre

        Fri 11/16/2018 St. Charles        America!                                                      Arcada

        Sat 11/17/2018 St. Charles        America!                                                      Arcada Theatre

        Fri 11/30/2018 St. Charles        Winger                                                        Arcada Theatre











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