The Way Down Wanderers

The Way Down Wanderers GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Friday, March 31, 2023 7:00 PM The Way Down Wanderers sing like angels but write songs with guts that are unmistakably earthbound: a soon-to-be dad, excited but scared, fighting for self-growth; someone recovering from alcohol dependency, devoted to healing but with a confession to make––there are […]

Karen Morgan, Comedian

Karen Morgan, Comedian GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Friday, April 21, 2023 7:00 PM Karen Morgan was born and raised in Athens, Georgia but now calls Maine home. A former trial attorney, she began her professional comedy career as a Finalist on Nickelodeon Television’s “Search for the Funniest Mom in America.” Karen’s comedy specials can […]

Dave Sharp World’s Quartet

Dave Sharp World's Quartet GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Sunday, May 7, 2023 2:00 PM Recognized in the Jazz Times 2010 Critic’s Poll, the DAVE SHARP WORLDS QUARTET masterfully blends rhythms, sounds, and textures from across the globe with world music inspired original compositions. Featuring oud, violin, electric bass, synthesizer and world percussion, the WORLDS […]

War Bonds – The Songs and Letters of World War II

War Bonds - The Songs and Letters of World War II GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Saturday, May 27, 2023 7:00 PM WAR BONDS: The Songs and Letters of World War II " is a musical journey through a war that redefined the world. This multi-media living history cabaret is interspersed with personal letters from […]

Michigan I-O

Michigan I-O GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Friday, June 23, 2023 7:00 PM In the 19th century, while the lumber and mining trades prospered in Michigan, so did the folk tradition. That’s owed mainly to the workers themselves, who, after a hard winter spent felling trees, or a dangerous voyage in a freighter filled with […]

Ozark Mountain Daredevils

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils have been aptly described as “a ragtag collection of hippies, bohemians, and musicians of no fixed ambition.” They have always been indefinable in terms of music genres, producing sounds of country-rock and electric bluegrass all on the same record; writing lyrics both whimsical and poetic, singing harmonies that would send shivers up your spine.

The Blooze Brothers

The Blooze Brothers GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Friday, July 21, 2023 7:00 PM For over a quarter of a century (yes, really), the Blooze Brothers Band has been one of Chicagoland’s most in-demand show bands.  They not only honor the music made by the original Blues Brothers in movies, & TV, but also embrace […]

Mustard’s Retreat

Mustard's Retreat GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Saturday, August 19, 2023 7:00 PM Mustard’s Retreat has always sung the songs they enjoyed and cared about, regardless of the trends of the music industry and pop culture. They are committed to simply being themselves, not chasing fame or brass rings, while delighting in and connecting with […]

The Journey

The Journey Non GEM EVENT - Journey Tribute Saturday, August 26, 2023 7:00 PM Entertaining audiences all over the world. Let this band of extremely talented musicians take you on a “journey” of some of rock’s most enduring classics, including Faithfully, Stone in Love, Who’s Cryin’ Now, Wheel in the Sky, Don’t Stop Believin’ and […]

Fourever Fab

Fourever Fab GEM OF A SEASON EVENT Friday, September 8, 2023 7:00 PM Fourever Fab and its founding members have been performing the hits of the world’s most-loved lads, The Beatles, for over twenty years.  From the Asia-Pacific to the east coast of the US, audiences have fallen in love all over with the magic that […]

Red Elvises

Red Elvises Non GEM EVENT Sunday, October 1, 2023 7:00 PM Igor Yuzov was born in Germany, raised in Ukraine and studied in Russia. He grew up in the former Soviet Union, where folk music was the norm and rock’n’roll was illegal. A rebellious streak, led him to seek out the forbidden music. As soon […]