Sam Llanas is an iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist, and songwriter. Best known for his unique and distinctively soulful voice, Llanas burst onto the national scene in 1986 as part of The Bodeans. His voice was the cornerstone of their sound and was the heart of their tight harmonies. In early 2018, Llanas released Return of the Goya-Part 1. The title refers to his beloved guitar that was stolen in 1987. “ROTG” marks his emergence back into the light with 11 songs that harken back to his deepest roots.
Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a concert along the banks of the Rock River in the gorgeous museum park amphitheater. Top the evening off with drinks and dinner.
- Food and drink starts at 5:30pm. - VIP amphitheater tickets are $15 for reserved chair and other perks - Lawn seating is FREE to the public, bring your own chair or blanket. - Rain or shine.
Schedule June 13: Bun E. Carlos Band June 20: The Howlin’ Brothers June 27: Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers July 11: Kevin Gordon July 18: Sam Llanas
Directions: Burpee Museum - 737 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.