|Wild Daisy is THE most energetic, dynamic female-fronted country band in the Chicagoland area. The band plays current, upbeat country, with a few pop/rock songs thrown in. Wild Daisy established a reputation in Chicago for consistently delivering high-quality, family-friendly, crowd-interactive, entertaining shows, with musicianship and energy that cannot be matched.|
Front woman Krissi Woods has been singing in country bands for the past decade.
|Special Consensus – Thursday, July 4, 3:00 pm NWH stage|
The Special Consensus is a four-person acoustic bluegrass band that formed in the Chicago area in 1975. The band has released 19 recordings and has appeared on numerous National Public Radio programs and cable television shows, including The Nashville Network and the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. International tours have brought the band to Australia, Canada, Europe, Ireland, South America, and the United Kingdom
|Pirates Over 40 – Thursday, July 4, 5:00 pm NWH stage|
Close your eyes and you can almost feel the cool Caribbean breezes when Pirates Over 40 take the stage to launch into an Island Party.
|Hello Weekend – Thursday, July 4, 9:00 pm Pabst Stage|
With their incomparable style and sound, Hello Weekend puts on a flawless show while performing today’s biggest chart-topping hits. They will have you singing along to their covers of well-known artists such as Pitbull, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and may more. Although they are one of Chicago’s newest cover bands, they have had the opportunity to perform at some of the city’s most popular venues (House of Blues, Cubby Bear, etc.). Hello Weekend is the perfect band to wow your crowd with their bold colors and great music. You’re sure to have an amazing time that will leave you and your partygoers shouting, “Hello weekend” …even if it is just a Tuesday!
|Jennifer Kaap, Story Lady – Friday, July 5, 1:00 pm NWH Stage|
The Silly Librarian, is a children’s librarian and storyteller. She has presented storytimes in libraries,
bookstores, schools, restaurants, parties, and community events
|The Millennials – Friday, July 5, 2:00 pm NWH Stage|
The Millennials are a group of highly skilled musicians – having played festivals throughout the Chicago Metro area since 2015. They have played some of the best venues and festivals in the area. – “Rock On”- The Millennials
|7th Heaven – Friday, July 5, 4:30 pm Pabst Stage |
7th Heaven is an experience you just have to see and hear! 7th Heaven has reached #1 on the Midwest Billboard Charts three times in the past three years. The band has been heard on over 7 radio stations in Chicagoland with their hits “Stoplight,” “Better This Way,” and “Sing”. Also known for the famous “30 Songs in 30 Minutes” medley of songs from the 70’s and 80’s, 7th Heaven has been an entertainment staple for 30 years. Playing over 250 shows a year, with an average of 100 outdoor events, 7th Heaven has earned the right to say, ”We’ve seen a million faces and rocked them all!”
|Hi Infidelity – Friday, July 5, 7:30 pm Pabst Stage|
This band has been voted the Best Rock Band by suburban Nite Life Magazine. They are comprised of six talented musicians who will make you feel as if you are listening to the original artists while performing the hits from Journey to REO to Styx and many others.
|Dangerous Joe’s – Saturday, July 6, 2:00 pm NWH Stage|
From Crystal Lake, they play the music of the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s and now. Alternative, Rock and Country-all the crowd favorites
|Nashville Electric Company – Saturday, July 6, 5:00 pm Pabst Stage|
Bringing the Nashville experience with their long repertoire of modern country hits as well as favorite
country classics, they’ll be sure to give you and your friends a real honky-tonk time! With their high-energy, dancing, and singing, Nashville Electric Company sure brings country to life.
|Slims Garage – Saturday, July 6, 7:00 pm NWH Stage|
Local Rock n Roll band playing your favorite hits.
|Modern Day Romeos – Saturday, July 6, 8:30 pm Pabst Stage|
MDR will rock the crowd with their covers from Black Betty, Honky Talk Woman, Centerfold and many more. They promise, even if you come alone, you will make friends with the people around you.
|Mason Rivers – Sunday, July 7, 12:00 pm NWH|
The band that rocks country. A high energy country band with big vocals, big sound and your favorite songs
|Mike & Joe – Sunday, July 7, 3:30 pm Pabst stage|
Mike & Joe is a modern rock cover band widely regarded by its peers and the industry as one of the very best sounding cover bands in the nation. The bulk of the setlist includes popular rock from the 90’s through today, but occasionally they’ll throw in some tunes from the 70’s and 80’s as well. Bring your shoes, bring your glasses.
|Jody’s House – Sunday, July 7, 5:30 pm NWH|
Yacht Rock-centric band, covering artists like Steely Dan, Toto, Stevie Wonder, Ambrosia, Bee Gees, Hall & Oats, Santana, Supertramp, Kenny Loggins, and Doobie Brothers. If you like vocal harmonies, Jody’s House is a must-hear experience!
|Semple – Sunday, July 7, 7:00 pm Pabst Stage|
Seen on “The Voice” and former front for 7th Heaven, Keith Semple’s shows are a non-stop great time that covers a generational tour of music genres.