Music Calendar: Week of April 17-23, 2013

April 17, 2013

Upcoming Events

Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center Next concerts: Jazz at Emerson: Phil Pilcher & Chris Hyatt, Emerson House, 420 N. Main St., April 18, 5:30 p.m. Julie Fowlis, Gaelic Folk, Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 N. Court St. April 19, 7:30 p.m. Admission: $25 adults, $5 students. Info: 815-964-9713 or www.mendelssohnpac.org.

Rockford Symphony Orchestra: Subscriptions for RHS Pops Series available at   www.rockfordsymphony.com, or call 815-965-0049 or visit the Box Office at Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St. Next concert: Music of Revolution: Featuring Beet-hoven’s 5th, April 20, 7:30 p.m. at Coronado Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $20-$58, student tickets $7, available at RSO box office. Info: 815-965-0049.

Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra – 444 E. Grand Ave., Suite 100, Beloit, Wis. Next concert: Mozart & Beethoven Student Concerto Winner at Mozart & Beethoven Symphony in No. 7 with BJS Masterworks Chorus and Parker High School Choir, April 21, 3 p.m. at Janesville Performing Arts Center, 408 S. Main St., Janesville. Tickets: $18 adults, $5 students (K-college). Info: 608-313-1200 or www.beloitjanesvillesymphony.com.

Janesville Performing Arts Center — 408 S. Main St., Janesville, Wis. Next Concert: Info: 608-758-0297 or www.janesvillepac.org.

Council Choraleers — 5th & 6th grade Community Chorus from many cultures. Rehearsals Tuesday evenings, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Jan. 15-May 7 at Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 N. Court St. No auditions; free; final concert in May or June. Info: 815-963-6765.

Monroe Arts Center – 1315 11th St., Monroe, Wis. Info: 608-325-5700 or 888-596-1249 or online at www.monroeartscenter.com.

NIU Community School of the Arts – Music Building, Room 132, DeKalb Campus. Various music classes, music ensembles, art classes. Piano Starter Class, ages 5-7, on 12 Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 5. Group Piano for Adults, Mondays, begins Jan. 28. CSA Sinfonia, Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. for ages 14-20. CSA Symphonette, Tuesdays, 5-5:55 p.m. for ages 8-16. CSA Children’s Choir, Wednesdays, 4:30-6 p.m. singers, ages 7-15. Info: 815-753-1450 or www.csa.niu.edu.

Order Tickets for “Symphony Saturdays” — Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St. For children ages 5-10 and their parents to learn about woodwind, percussion, brass. April 20: “Spectacular Strings.” Times for all events: 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Tickets: $5 children, $7 adults. Info: 815-965-0049.

Order Tickets for Leap of Faith Music Ministries Concert — Freeport’s Masonic Temple, 305 W. Stephenson St. Date: April 18, 7 p.m. With Christian artist Mark Schultz and artists Aaron Shust and Jonny Diaz. Reserved tickets: $30 VIP, $25, $20, available at www.itickets.com or call 815-443-2814 or 800-955-9324. Info: 815-947-3063.

Registration for Guitar Classes — Rock Valley College Community Education. Two classes offered Sat., April 20. Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy Adults and Teens, 9-11:30 a.m. How to Play Guitar by Ear, 12:30-3 p.m. Builds on information presented in the first class. Cost for each class is $40 plus a $29 materials fee. Both classes for $70 plus materials fee. Discount is given if students attend both classes that day. Bring your acoustic guitar. Info: 815-921-3900.

Registration for Workshop: Working With Children’s Voices — NIU Community School of the Arts, Room 171, Music Building, DeKalb. Date: April 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free and open to public. Indo: 815-753-1450.

Order Tickets for Aaron Carter & guests Ryan Cabrera, Tyler Hilton and Teddy Geiger — Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., DeKalb. Date: Friday, May 3, 7 p.m. Premium reserved seats $35, regular reserved seats $22 by phone, 815-758-1225, at box office 2-6 p.m. Tues. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thurs. or online at www.egyptiantheatre.org.

Order Tickets for Glenn Miller Orchestra — Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., DeKalb. Date: Saturday, May 4, 2 p.m. Premium reserved seats: $32 adults, $27 seniors/students; regular reserved seats, $25 adults, $20 seniors/students. Discounts available for groups of 10 or more. Info: 815-758-1225 or at box office Tues. and Thurs. or online at www.egyptiantheatre.org.

Order Tickets for Carrie Underwood & Hunter Hayes — BMO Harris Bank Center, 300 Elm St. Date: May 10, 7:30 p.m. Tickets/Info: 815-968-5600 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Order Tickets for Emily Bear CD Release Concert — Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St. Date: May 11, 8 p.m. Tickets on sale April 17; $9 students, $12 for upper balcony seats, $22 for orchestra/main seating/lower balcony. Available at Ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at Coronado Performing Arts Center and BMO Harris Bank Center. Limited number of VIP tickets available for $52 by calling box office at 815-968-0595.

Music Scholarship Auditions — Rock Valley College, Performing Arts Center, 3301 N. Mulford Road. Date: May 15. Open to anyone who enjoys singing or playing a musical instrument in a group. Students should fill out an online application at rockvalleycollege.edu/music scholarship by May 8. Info: 815-921-3347.

Wednesday, April 17

Second Annual Rock the Campus — Rockford College, Regents Hall, 5050 E. State St. 6-10 p.m. Bboy workshop led by Bboy Kid jungle of Chicago/Rockford and screening of documentary. Hosted by Hip Hop Congress of Rockford.

U.D.O. w/Halcyon Way & Autumn Grey — The Back Bar, 1901 Beloit Ave.,(Hwey. G), Janesville, Wis. 7 p.m. open, bands start at 9 p.m. $20 advance, $30 door. Info: 608-741-0001.

Brewsky’s Jammin’ Blues (Open Blues Jam) — Brewsky’s Pub, 4414 Charles St. 6-10 p.m. Every Wednesday. Info: 815-399-9300.

Beer Tasting Event — Hope and Anchor, 5040 N. Second St., Loves Park. 6 p.m. Info: 815-633-2552.

Daniel and the Lion — Kryptonite Bar, 308 W. State St. 9 p.m. 2 for $5. Info: 815-965-0931.

Country Night – Mandalay Lounge, 200 N. Church St. Starts at 5 p.m.

Karaoke with Mike – Rusty Nail, 1804 Eighth Ave. 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Every Wed. Free. Info: 815-397-2510.

Vinyl Voodoo — Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St. 10:30 p.m. Free. Info: 815-962-7944.

Open Mic – Sharky’s Sports Bar & Grill, 3 N. Wesley Ave., Mt. Morris. 6 p.m.-close every Wednesday. $2 domestic bottles. Info: 815-734-6808.

Dane Penn — Stumpy’s Pub, 5801 Columbia Pkwy. 7-10 p.m. Info: 815-316-1225.

Thursday, April 18

Jazz at Emerson: Phil Pilcher & Chris Hyatt –Emerson House, 420 N. Main St. 5:30 p.m. Admission: $10 adults, $5 students. Info: 815-964-9713. Tickets available by phone, online at www.mendelssohnpac.org or at the door. Seating is limited.

Second Annual Rock the Campus — Rockford College, Regents Hall, 5050 E. State St. 6-11 p.m. Music production workshop workshop led by Soleternity of Rockford, a discussion panel on “Women’s Role in Hip Hop,” an open mic and live musical performances. Hosted by Hip Hop Congress of Rockford.

TRI-II Music Festival — Freeport High School, West Gym, 701 W. Mosseley St. 7 p.m. Feat. Harlem High School Wind Ensemble, Hononegah High School Choir, and Rockford Lutheran High School Band, Orchestra and Choir. Tickets: $4 adults, $2 students, at the door. Info: 815-232-0400.

Crossroads Blues Society presents Linda Valori – Adriatic Live Music Bar, 327 W. Jefferson St. 7 p.m. $5. Info: 815-967-9939.

Open Mic w/Ben Doetsch –The Grove, 100 E. Grove St., Poplar Grove. 6 p.m.

Karaoke by Hallie – Hawkeye’s Lounge, Hawk’s View Restaurant, 11189 Forest Hills Road, Machesney Park. Pizza, too! Info: 815-282-4868.

Blues Night – Mandalay Lounge, 200 N. Church St. 5 p.m.

Country Western Jam feat. Steve Ciko – Keen Age Center, 2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere. Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Info: 815-516-0646.

Three Good Men — Rascal’s Bar & Grill, 5223 Torque Road, Loves Park. 7 p.m. Info: 815-636-9207.

Open Mic – Katie’s Cup, 502 Seventh St. Info: 815-986-0628.

Open Mic w/Ben Doetch– The Grove, 100 E. Grove St., Poplar Grove. 6 p.m. Free. Info: 815-765-1002.

Open Stage – Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St. 9:30 p.m. Free. Every Thurs. Info: 815-962-7944.

Open Mic – Cronie’s Grill, 9032 N. Second St., Machesney Park. Every Thurs

Bike Night, DJ & Karaoke – Whiskey’s Roadhouse, 3207 N. Main St. Info: 815-877-8007.

Friday, April 19

Sound Bites: Gernot Winisschofer & Meehae Ryo –Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club, 5151 Guilford Road. Noon. Free. Participants may order lunch from the club menu (cash or check only).

Julie Fowlis, Gaelic Folk – Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 N. Court St. 7:30 p.m. Admission: $25 adults, $5 students. Info: 815-964-9713 or www.mendelssohnpac.org.

Leap of Faith Ministries Concert — Masonic Temple, 305 W. Stephen-son St., Freeport. 7 p.m. Feat. Christian artists Mark Schultz, Aaron Shust and Jonny Diaz. Tickets: log on to itickets.com or call 815-443-2814.

Listening Room: Dean Milano — JustGoods, 201 Seventh St. 7 p.m. Free-will donations. Info: 815-965-8903.

Hugo Ferreira of Tantric w/Roxtar & Folk University w/Jerry Harris– The Back Bar, 1901 Beloit Ave. (Hwy. G), Janesville, Wis. 7 p.m. open; bands play 9 p.m.-2:15 a.m. $15 door, $20 reserved. Info: 608-741-0001.

Angry Choir (Alice in Chains tribute) w/sprcial guests Black Damage and Pimp Handstrong (Rage Against the Machine tribute) — Bar 3, 326 E. State St. 9 p.m. $5. Info: 815-968-9061.

Mike Williamson & Rick Burns — The Butterfly Club, Hwy. X, Beloit, Beloit, Wis. 7 p.m. Free. Info: 608-362-8577.

Pulse 18 — Fatty McGee’s, 4846 E. State St. Info: 815-316-7616.

Dueling Pianos — Franchesco’s, 7128 Spring Creek Road. 9 p.m. Free. Info: 815-229-0800.

Karaoke by Hallie — Hawk’s View Restaurant, 11189 Forest Hills Road, Machesney Park. Pizza, too! Info: 815-282-4868.

TraSH 80’s Unplugged Hope and Anchor, 5040 N. Second St., Loves Park. 7 p.m. Info: 815-633-2552.

Fareed Haque’s Mathgames w/special guests Mathew Tembo, The Great Influence Machine, Winnie Page and The Dirt Band– The House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. 7 p.m. Info: 815-787-9547.

Good For You, Greg Ginn and the Royal We & My God The Heat – Kryptonite Bar, 308 W. State St. 10 p.m. $8 advance, $10 door. Info: 815-965-0931.

Classic Rock Night – Mandalay Lounge, 200 N. Church St. 7-10 p.m. $5.

King of the Demons w/Krank Daddies — Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St. 9:30 p.m. Info: 815-62-7944.

The Sensations feat. Holland Zander — Poison Ivy Pub, 5765 Elevator Road, Roscoe. 9:30 p.m. Free. Info: 815-623-1480.

Open Mic– Take 20, 438 Bypass U.S. 20, Cherry Valley, Ill. 8 p.m. Info: 815-332-9920.

Crossroads Blues Society presents Linda Valori — Venetian Club, 2180 Elmwood Road. 8 p.m. Free and open to public.

Rubik Steel — Whiskey’s Roadhouse, 3207 N. Main St. Info: 815-877-8007.

Saturday, April 20

Record Store Day — Culture Shock, 2314 Charles St. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Music connoisseurs can shop for new favorites and classic vinyl. Live in-store performances by Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts at 3 p.m. and Venna (featuring Marky from Felix Culpa) at 7 p.m. DJs will begin spinning at 8 a.m. Store giveaways include tote bags, gift cards, record crates and T-shirts.

Listening Room: Ron Rawhoof CD Release Concert — JustGoods, 201 Seventh St. 7 p.m. Free-will donations. Info: http//justgoods.info/ or 815-965-8903.

Workshop: Working With Children’s Voices — NIU Community School of the Arts, Room 171, Music Building, DeKalb. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free and open to public. Indo: 815-753-1450.

Symphony Saturdays: “Spectacular Strings” — Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St. For children ages 5-10 and their parents to learn about woodwind, percussion, brass. 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Tickets: $5 children, $7 adults. Info: 815-965-0049.

Music of Revolution: Featuring Beet-hoven’s 5th — Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St. 7:30 p.m.Tickets: $20-$58, student tickets $7, available at RSO box office. Info: 815-965-0049.

Guitar Classes — Rock Valley College Community Education. Two classes offered. Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy Adults and Teens, 9-11:30 a.m. How to Play Guitar by Ear, 12:30-3 p.m. Builds on information presented in the first class. Cost for each class is $40 plus a $29 materials fee. Both classes for $70 plus materials fee. Discount is given if students attend both classes that day. Bring your acoustic guitar. Info: 815-921-3900.

Saved By Grace — Josiah’s Place Coffeehouse, 310 State St., Beloit, Wis. 7 p.m. All original Christian rock and blues. Winner of the WAMI awards. Info: 608-365-0365.

Rocker Lips w/Convoy — The Back Bar, 1901 Beloit Ave. (Hwy. G), Janesville, Wis. Open 7 p.m., bands start 9 p.m. $5. Info: 608-741-0001.

Honcho w/special guests Empty Pockets — Bar 3, 326 E. State St. 9 p.m. $5. Info: 815-968-9061.

Open Mic — Best Dam Bar, 13963 Best Road, Davis, Ill. 1 p.m.

The Classix — Big Al’s Bar, 610 N. Bell School Road. 9 p.m. Info: 815-398-6411.

Dueling Pianos — Franchesco’s, 7128 Spring Creek Road. 9 p.m. Free. Info: 815-229-0800.

The Blue Olives — Hope and Anchor, 5040 N. Second St., Loves Park. 8 p.m. Info: 815-633-2552.

The Spring Thing feat. Vinyl Richie, K’Nex, Don Mega, Myke Myth, Diesel Troniks, Bobby Conway, DJ Yuk, DJ Tank Top — The House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. 6 p.m. Food & drinks, live music, inspired art, miscellaneous art vendors, G.F.Y. Reunion Show feat. The Phantom Scars, Nobellium 102, The Stockyards, Seasonal Men’s Wear. Info: 815-787-9547.

The Damn Choir, Dane Penn – Kryptonite Bar, 308 W. State St. 9 p.m. 2 for $5. Info: 815-965-0931.

Open Mic — Mandalay Lounge, 200 N . Church St. 5 p.m.

Harmonic Movement CD release party — Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St. 9:30 p.m. Free. Info: 815-962-7944.

Shawn Unplugged – Mortimer’s Roadhouse, 105 W. Grove St., Poplar Grove. 7-11 p.m. Info: 815-765-0082.

Pablo & the Rhythmix — Mustang’s Bar & Grill, 482 Gardiner, South Beloit. 9 p.m. Info: 779-475-0048.

Mr. Big Stuff – Rascal’s Bar & Grill, 5223 Torque Road, Loves Park. 9 p.m. Info: 815-636-9207.

Shifty Shafer — Shooter’s Bar & Grill East, 7171 CherryVale Blvd., Cherry Valley. 9 p.m. Info: 815-332-5229.

Law and Love — Stumpy’s Pub, 5801 Columbia Pkwy. 9 p.m.-midnight. Info: 85-316-1225.

DJ Karaoke — Red’s Neighborhood Tavern, 129 N. State St., Belvidere. Info: 815-544-6677.

DJ Mark & Lana — FIBS, 105 W. Main St., Rockton. 9:30 p.m. Free. Info: 815-624-6018.

DJ — Tad’s, 10 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park. 9 p.m. Info: 815-654-3500.

Laterlus — Whiskey’s Roadhouse, 3207 N. Main St. Info: 815-877-8007.

Sunday, April 21

Mozart & Beethoven Student Concerto Winner at Mozart & Beethoven Symphony in No. 7 with BJS Masterworks Chorus and Parker High School Choir – Janesville Performing Arts Center, 408 S. Main St., Janesville. 3 p.m. Featurong Cellist Matthew Frazier. Tickets: $18 adults, $5 students (K-college). Info: 608-313-1200 or www.beloitjanesvillesymphony.com.

Fund-raiser for Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls w/Fareed Haque’a Flat Earth Ensemble, Mathew Tembo — The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. Noon-3:30 p.m. $25 adults, $14 students, younger than 12, free. Info: 815-787-9547.

Jeff Werckle, Barstool Bob Levis, Ron Holm — Kryptonite Bar, 308 W. State St. 6 p.m. Info: 815-965-0931.

RSYO Spring Concert — Hononegah High School Performing Arts Center, 307 Salem St., Rockton. 3 p.m. Feat. first prize winner of RSO/RVC Concerto Competition. Tickets: $10 adults, $6 students. Info: 815-965-0049.

The Besnard Lakes w/Suuns — Otto’s Niteclub & Underground, 118 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. 8 p.m. $10. Info: 815-758-2715.

Karaoke with Bob — Whiskey’s Roadhouse, 3207 N. Main St. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Info: 815-877-8007.

Monday, April 22

Listening Room: Marques Morel of Dirt Simple– JustGoods, 201 Seventh St. 7 p.m. Free-will donations. Info: 815-965-8903.

Vinyl Voodoo — Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St. 10:30 p.m. No cover Info: 815-962-7944.

Free Pool – Whiskey’s Roadhouse, 3207 N. Main St. Info: 815-877-8007.

Tuesday, April 23

Council Choraleers – 5th & 6th grade Community Chorus from many cultures. Rehearsals Tuesday evenings, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Jan. 15-May 7 at Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 N. Court St. No auditions; free; final concert in May or June. Info: 815-963-6765.

Concert Conversations: Acoustic Eidolon — Emerson House, 420 N. Main St. 5:30 p.m. $10 seating, limited to the first 80 people who arrive. Info: 815-964-9713 or visit www.Snapshotmusic.com.

Pub Trivia – Hope and Anchor, 5040 N. Second St., Loves Park. 8 p.m. Info: 815-633-2552.

Wooden Box Theater”Fast and Furious Nite” — The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. 5 p.m. $5. Hosted by Jade Amber Cosgriff and Nicolette Mori. Guest stars: Stephanie Phelan, Ashley Lucero, Sabrina Gabriele, Katie Braatz, Christina Vazquez, Gabriela Contreras, Megan Rose. Live music by: Smudged Portrait, Mad Toxic, Stephanie Phelan, Thanksfor theFalcon, Jade Cook w/Dan Sherrill, Danielle Pivonka, D-BNick the Microphonemisfit, Paradigm — featuring Joel Heller, Demetra Dokos, David Jonsson w/Dan Sherrill – Electric!, Brother Yellow Mustard, Daerielle Amber (AuraWear) – Electric!, The Sound Barrage – featuring Brian Mikula and Schuyler Gomer, The Order of the Knights McDuff – featuring Brian Mikula, Russ L Linki, Schuyler Gomer, Anthony Shultz and Nick Niekra & Mitch Munns w/Rachael Cozzola. 5 p.m. $5. Info: 815-787-9547.

Open Stage — Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St. 9:30 p.m. Free. Info: 815-962-7944.

Tuesday Night Karaoke & Craft Beers — Kryptonite Music Lounge, 308 W. State St. 9 p.m . $2 off majority of craft beers, $3 Captain Morgans, $5 Rum Buckets. Info: 815-965-0931.

Rock Night — Mandalay Lounge, 200 N. Church St. Starts at 5 p.m.

Street Corner Blues — Nikki’s Cafe, 431 E. Grand Ave., Beloit, Wis. 7-9 p.m. Info: 608-207-3101.

Karaoke with Bob & Free Pool — Whiskey’s Roadhouse, 3207 N. Main St. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Info: 815-877-8007.

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