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Kable Concert Band concert

Beautiful campus on Wesley Avenue in downtown Mt. Morris
The worries of the week disappear when you relax and listen to the Kable Concert Band for free. There are home made desserts, ice cream, and coffee or lemonade available for purchase from a different civic service group each week. Recharge every week with a simple piece of Americana in Mt. Morris. The Kable Concert Band concert every Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock through July 30 – rain or shine. Come early for the ice cream social!
Village Clerk - Paula Diehl
(815) 734-6116

Jazzin' After Work

Creek Outside of the Karl J. Jacobs Center for Science and Math on Rock Valley College’s Main Campus
Rock Valley College is excited to announce a new summer music series called Jazzin’ After Work. Join us on the beautiful campus of Rock Valley College for some great music and a chance to socialize and network with RVC staff and faculty, as well as fellow community members.

On Thursday, August 21, from 6:00 to 8:00pm by the creek outside of the Karl J. Jacobs Center for Science and Math on Rock Valley College’s Main Campus (3301 N Mulford Rd). The event will include special musical guest Carla Prather with ZZAJÉ, giveaways and drawings, and free food and beverages provided by Jersey Mike’s Subs.

Admission is free and these events are open to all in the community.

Abbye Garcia, RVC Multimedia Specialist: 815-921-4504

Concerts on the Creek (resubmission)

Spring Creek United Church of Christ 4500 Spring Creek Road Rockford, IL
Concerts on the Creek is a weekly Saturday concert series featuring outstanding musicians who have achieved of regional, national, and international recognition; several of them have Rockford hometown roots. Concerts will showcase a broad variety of musical styles from blues to bluegrass and Dixieland to country. The concerts will occur each Saturdaythis summer at Spring Creek United Church of Christ on the intersection of Spring Creek and Spring Brook in Rockford (just east of Alpine). Concerts will begin at 7:00. Admission is free and donations will be accepted. Food and beverages will be made available for purchase by Bino's Italian Restaurant. Please note that attendance is limited to 225 persons on a first-come-first-served basis, and that parking is limited to 97 vehicles; parking on the street will not be permitted. Visit for more information, including complete schedule of musicians, or phone us at 815-979-1949. Please 'like' our concert's Facebook page at

Saturday 6/7 Emily Hurd
Saturday 6/14 Barb City Stompers
Saturday 6/21 Starlite Radio
Saturday 6/28 Dion, Roy, & Italian Connection
Saturday 7/5 Dean Moriarty Jazz Band
Saturday 7/12 Olivia Dvorak
Saturday 7/19 No Name String Band
Saturday 7/26 Truman's Ridge
Saturday 8/2 Randy Sabien
Saturday 8/9 Harlan Jefferson
Saturday 8/16 Macyn Taylor
Saturday 8/23 June's Got The Ca$h
Saturday 8/30 Joe Jenks

Sara Ostgarden 779 221 5372
PUBLIC e-mail contact: Sue at

Music on the Mall

Edgebrook Shops in front of Mary's Market
Come experience live music at its best! Many local musicians will be performing their latest tunes for you to enjoy. This special night will be hosted by Mary’s Market and located right outside their café. Food and drinks will be available. Bring your own chair and a date, family, or friends and come enjoy a summer full of music! For more information include band schedule, visit

Darcy Hanson 815-398-8957