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.
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.
What is the band’s name and how did it get that name?
The following are upcoming concerts scheduled in the area.
Music, mullets and mustaches.
Tom Farrell used to volunteer at the Woodstock Opera House as a young boy.
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.
Cassandra Vohs-Demann is all about getting people singing, whether for only a night or as part of a new community choir.
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.
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.
It’s Cary’s turn for the festivities.
At first glance, an album full of R&B and soul covers might seem like an oddity for country star Martina McBride.
A fan of old records, Dag Juhlin of Woodstock was browsing through a table of worn album covers when one caught his eye.
The Summer Sunset Festival takes place at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road, Lake in the Hills. Schedule: 3 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 29; 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 30; 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Information: www.summersunsetfest.com.
With 15 children between them, the band members of HiFi Superstar are all about family entertainment.