Music Calendar

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Music Calendar

Wednesday, April 15

Hump Day Hootenanny Open Mic – Sharky’s Sports Bar & Grill,  Every Wed., 6 p.m.-close.

Karaoke — Shooter’s Bar & Grill East, 9 p.m.

Karoke – Rusty Nail.  Free  Every Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. – midnight.

Open Mic — Otto’s Niteclub,  Wednesdays.

Open Stage – Hope & Anchor.  Instruments provided

Thursday, April 16

Upbeat karaoke contest – Casey’s Pub, every thursday 8 p.m.

Amateur Guitar Night – Mandalay Lounge. 7-9 p.m.

Open Mic – Mandalay Lounge, 5 p.m.

Open Stage – Mary’s Place,  Every Thurs.9:30 p.m.

Acoustic Night – with Rebecca Rego, Rural On Tap, 7 p.m.

Friday, April 17

Open Mic – Mandalay Lounge, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Country Night with Six String Crossing – District Bar & Grill, 9 p.m.

Trash 80’s – Hope & Anchor, 6:30

Blackened – Metallica tribute band, Kryptonite, 8 p.m.

Unity the band – Oscar’s Pub & Grill, 9 p.m.

Trippin Tarzan – Shooters East, 9 p.m.

Swingbilly RFD – with Lukewarm Club of Rockford. Mary’s Place, 9 p.m.

Sensations – Alchemy Bar, 9 p.m.

Reed & Waddy Band – Stockholm Inn, 5:30-8 p.m.

Saturday, April 18

James Rawson – Culture Shock, 2239 Charles St. 7:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.

DJ Full – Culture Shock, 8 a.m.

Taboo Blah Blah – Culture Shock, 6 p.m.

Seasaw – Culture Shock, 6:45 p.m.

Tentacles Everywhere – Culture Shock, 7:30 p.m.

Joie De Vivre – Culture Shock, 8:15 p.m.

Groove Weasel – Hope & Anchor, 9 p.m.

Courtney Davis – Firehouse Pub, 10670 Main St., Roscoe. 8 p.m.

Emanuel Ax – Performing Chopin, Coronado PAC, 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com

KG & The Ranger – Nordlof Center, 11 a.m. Free admission.

Catfish Bernie Meise – Crazy Times, 1520 Glen Forest Rd., Machesney Park. 8 p.m.

Mike & Joe – Rock cover band. District Bar & Grill. 10 p.m.

Mr. Big Stuff – Rascal’s Bar & Grill, 9 p.m.

Stevee Nix – Oscar’s Pub & Grill, 9 p.m.

The Classix – Alchemy Bar, 9 p.m.

Pablo & the Rhythmix – Shooter’s Bar, 4007 E. State St. 9 p.m.

Clutch Cargo – The Grove, 100 East Grove St., Poplar Grove. 9 p.m.

Hilly Jones – Kryptonite, 8 p.m.

Big Daddy Woo Woo – Fifth Alarm Firehouse, 100 N. Union St., Byron. 9 p.m.

Rollin Whiskey – Whiskey’s Rockton Inn, 9 p.m.

The Sensations – Splitter’s Bar & Grill, 5318 N. 2nd St., 9 p.m.

Prime Time Live Band – Neighbor’s Bar & Grill, 7745 Forest Hills Rd., Loves Park. 9 p.m.

Hot Sauce Committee – Casey’s Pub, 9 p.m.

Too Deep – Mary’s Place, 9 p.m.

Southern Charm – Shooter’s East, 9 p.m.

Desolation Row – Sahara, 7400 Forest Hills Rd., 9 p.m.

Toad Hall – In honor of Record Day Toad Hall will be having bands playing throughout the day beginning at noon. The lineup includes Brendan Crave, Andrew Robinson, Jerry Dale Harris, Anzio, Eighteen 11 and James Rawson. Located at 2106 Broadway.

Kate’s Pie Shop – Live music for Record Day beginning at 6:30 p.m. including James Rawson, Jordan and his Stupid-Silly Songs, Aliens of Modern Cinema and Warren Franklin. 6685 E. State St.

Rebel Soul – Buster’s Bar & Grill, 7113 N. Alpine Rd., Loves Park. 9 p.m.

Rock-A-Bago Hall – Grand opening, 4 p.m.-close. Live music by The Hitmen from 4-8 p.m. and Jamie Campbell & the Redneck Romeos from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.. 4303 W. State Street.

Trinadora Duo – Jannie Nelson and Ron Holm, Americana Melange. Pig Minds Brewing. 7 p.m.
Monday, April 20

Joe Bonamassa – American blues rock guitarist. Coronado PAC. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com. 8 p.m.