Concerts

Chicago Symphony trumpeter to perform with McHenry County Youth Orchestra

Kids sat still, listening patiently in their chairs. All eyes forward, they focused on an adult at the head of the room who just told them to pay attention.


'Pinching myself': Spring Grove native's music featured in film, on Las Vegas stage

Having performed throughout the McHenry County area – where he’s known for his song “Nippersink Creek” – for four decades, Will Kruger’s musical journey is getting a second wind.


Area concert guide for McHenry County

The following are upcoming concerts scheduled in the area.


Crystal Lake native to perform with Do del Sol at Woodstock Opera House

Tom Farrell used to volunteer at the Woodstock Opera House as a young boy.


Country music star Jo Dee Messina brings feistiness, tour to Crystal Lake

There’s little doubt fans of country superstar Jo Dee Messina will enjoy her new album. That’s because they picked every song on it.


Woodstock choir members recruited at community sing nights

Cassandra Vohs-Demann is all about getting people singing, whether for only a night or as part of a new community choir.


Recording artist Athena to perform in Crystal Lake

After moving to McHenry County a few years back, Athena Perez toured the Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake and saw the Listening Room before it was finished.


Leo Kottke brings guitar, 'appetite' to Woodstock Opera House stage

Playing the trombone until age 15 when, as he describes, judges "chortled" at him at a state competition, the guitar not only saved Leo Kottke's embouchure from a bad roll.


McBride mixes it up on new album, tour

At first glance, an album full of R&B and soul covers might seem like an oddity for country star Martina McBride.


Woodstock native performs with Ravinia's Poi Dog Pondering

A fan of old records, Dag Juhlin of Woodstock was browsing through a table of worn album covers when one caught his eye.



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