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10th Annual Crossroads Blues Festival - Harp Attack!

  • Presented By
    Crossroads Blues Society
  • Location
    Lyran Park
    4781 South Bend Rd.
    Rockford, IL 61109
  • Phone
    (779) 537-4006
  • Date
    August 24, 2019
  • Time
    Saturday - Main stage 12 - 10 p.m.
  • Price
    $5 in advance | $10 at the door
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The Crossroads Blues Society presents the 10th annual Crossroads Blues Festival. The theme of this year's event is Harp Attack, where each band on the Main Stage features a fantastic harmonica player as part of the act. 

Main Stage lineup:
12 pm - The Blues Disciples
2 pm - Chris O'Leary Band
4 pm - Westside Andy Linderman w/Reverend Raven & the Chain Smoking Altar Boys
6 pm - Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling
8 pm - John Primer w/Steve Bell

In between acts:
1:30 pm - The Saltines
3:30 pm - Chicago harmonica master Joe Filisko 
5:30 pm - Ken "Birddog" Olufs and Gary Johnson 
7:30 pm - Wheatbread Johnson and Justin "Boots" Gates 

About 25 types of beer and wine will be available for sale at only $5 each. Pop and water are only a dollar. Great food vendors will provide a wide assortment of tasty treats to sample at affordable prices.  Many merchandise vendors will be on site, too. Every dollar Crossroads raises with this event is used to support their Blues in the Schools Program.  

 Woodman's Market, Culture Shock Clothing & Records, Randee's Music, Guzzardo Performance Music, Just Goods Fair Trade Store

Loves Park: The Hope and Anchor English Pub, CD Source
Machesney Park: Pig Minds Brewing Company
Beloit: Grand Avenue Pub
Freeport: Logan’s Bar and Grill and Rite-Way Furniture
Winnebago: Snyder Pharmacy
Oregon: Snyder Pharmacy
Mount Morris: Maggie’s Idle Hour
Byron: Snyder Pharmacy, Felker's Market, Hairy Cow Brewing Company
New Milford: New Mill Tap, Filling Station, Lazy Bones Liquors
Stillman Valley: Thirsty Cow

Tickets are available online via Paypal/Credit Card at crossroadsbluessociety.com and via mail by check with a self-addressed envelope to Crossroads Blues Festival, PO Box 840, Byron, IL 61010.

Subarea:Rockford Southeast

Lyran Park, 4781 S. Bend Rd., Rockford, IL 61109 - Privately owned facility located on the Kishwaukee River and Kilbuck Creek

10th Annual Crossroads Blues Festival - Harp Attack!
  • August 24, 2019
  • Lyran Park
  • $5 in advance | $10 at the door