July 14: Affinca’o (Latin Band)
Afinca’o is an emerging group of passionate and experienced musicians from the Chicagoland area. Staying true to their roots, the Spanish meaning of their name, Afinca’o was created to bring together some of Chicago’s most musically sound and talented musicians. Though diverse in their musical repertoire,Afinca’o is most noted for their Salsa, Cha-Cha, Latin Jazz, and even some Merengue performances.
July 21 – Noon – 1:30 PM: Mr. Blotto
Mr. Blotto is a jam band from Chicago, Illinois. They blend hard rock, original rock, southern rock, folk music, and country rock. They formed in 1991, and continue to tour extensively in the midwest area.
July 28: Sheryl Youngblood & Say Yes!
Whether it’s Top 40’s or Late 50’s, R&B, Jazz, Pop, Blues, Soul, The Motown Classics, Latin, Country, Reggae, or Disco they play it. With explosive energy they cater to their audience, encouraging and welcoming audience participation, Their tight vocal harmony will make you think you’re listening to a platinum CD. Sheryl & SAY YES! can give it to you any way you want it.
August 4 – Noon – 1:30 PM: The Flat Cats
The Flat Cats, based in Chicago, IL, play a range of vintage and modern music rooted in the hottest swinging jazz and blues, contemporary classics, and timeless standards. Whether you choose to listen, tap your foot, or cut a rug on the dance floor, you are sure to be entertained! The group is comprised of six talented musicians with years of performing, arranging, and composing experience.
August 11: Hurricane Reggae Band
Hurricane has been knocking people over with his brand of reggae for more than 4 decades. Hailing from the beautiful island of Dominica, De Hurricane was born with reggae vibes. Working with musicians from the island of Dominica since he was a young man, Hurricane has made music and entertainment his life’s work.
August 18: Kaleidoscope Eyes (Beatles)
Kaleidoscope Eyes is Chicago’s premiere ACOUSTIC Beatles Tribute band. They pay homage to the greatest melodies and harmonies this world has ever known with exactly that…great melodies, harmonies, and musicianship! They solemnly promise NOT to:1) wear wigs or fake any British/Liverpudlian accents, 2) “break for a costume change”, and 3) use backing tracks or other crutches that “real musicians” are using these days. They will leave that for the other guys! Like us on Facebook – Calendar is on ReverbNation! With Love From Us To You! The guys of Kaleidoscope Eyes