Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Downtown Elgin Live Music & Entertainment Scene - June 23-26

It's officially "Summer in the City"; a statement of fact to be sure but also a shameless plug for the theme of the City of Elgin's 4th of July Parade coming up on July 3rd at 10am. In case anyone is interested...just sayin' is all.

Anyway, without further delay (remember July 3rd, 10am, 4th of July Parade...okay, sorry) onto this week's Downtown Elgin Live Music & Entertainment Scene:

Mad Maggies
51 S. Grove

Thursday, June 24
Cavalry with Minus the Girl and They Came With Sirens - 7:30pm

Friday, June 25
Gypsy Fly - 7:00pm
The Brokedown with Vacation Bible School, Spanish Gamble and Arms Aloft - 8:00pm

Martini Room
161 E. Chicago Street

Thursday, June 24
Refried Blues Band - 9:00pm

Elgin Public House/Pub 217
219 E. Chicago Street

Saturday, June 26
Party Favors

Douglas Street Sports Bar & Grill
231 Douglas

Friday, June 25
Blind Roosevelts

The Roadhouse/Main Event
200 Prairie Street

Friday, June 25
Hed P.E. & Kutt Calhoun

Saturday, June 26
False Idols

Also don't forget about the Elgin OPERA's 2nd Annual Summer Music Festival this weekend and running every weekend through July 11 at the Kimball Street Theater, located on the first level of the new Rider Center on the campus of Elgin Academy at 261 Dundee Avenue. This weekend's shows include Staged Opera Scenes From Popular Operas on Friday & Saturday, June 25 & 26 at 7:30pm and Broadway & Variety Show, Excerpts from your Favorite Broadway Shows on Sunday, June 27 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $15 for Adults, $13 for Seniors and Students and $10 for Elgin OPERA Guild Members. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Elgin OPERA at 847.695.5014, via email:, or visit their website at

Remember that bands, ticket prices and performance times are subject to change so we ask that you please call or visit each venue's website for ticket information, performance times or for any applicable cover charges.

4th of July Parade! July 3rd! 10am! Be there!

Okay, I'm done!


evelyn said...

The Gasthaus has FLYTE (a Local awesome classic rock covers band) on Friday 6/25 --
and on 6/26 a Launch party for Derby Line Roads - a new local clothing business - with a free show beginning at 10:00 including the Oil Can Boys, Abnorman, and Dressed for Radio. Lots of give aways and a chance to win or purchase some of the new clothes! Support local music & businesses!!

evelyn said...

At the Gasthaus--
Friday 6/25-- FLYTE performs at 9:00 p.m. Local musicians playing classic rock covers!!

Saturday 6/26- Launch party of a new local clothing business-- with giveaways and the opportunity to win or purchase some of their clothing! At 10:00 a FREE show by The Oil Can Boys, Abnorman, & Dressed for Radio!

Support local businesses and MUSIC!