Open Stage at Mandalay Lounge – Monday-Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. 200 North Church Street.
Friday, December 16
Trinadora Duo – Versatile multi-instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, and arrangers presenting a night of US Roots Americana and holiday tunes. 7-10 p.m. at Logan’s, 1805 S. West Ave., in Freeport. (815) 232-4592. Free admission. Delicious food and beverages available.
Ernie Sandquist – Stockholm Inn, 2420 Charles St. 5-8 p.m. Free.
Sunday, December 18
Dance – VFW, 2018 Windsor Road, Loves Park, across from Sunrise Restaurant.7 p.m. Admission is $7.
Monday, December 19
Holiday Big Band Bash – The award winning Beloit Memorial Jazz Band featuring Kenny Rampton, trumpeter with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, will play a variety of traditional and holiday big band tunes at Grand Avenue Pub, 132 W. Grand Ave. 6-9:30 p.m. Free.