Artists performing at 56 Music Fix

These local bands are ready to rock our village during the

56 Music Fix!

Check back often- more bands added daily!

Ken Dix & The 56

Local favorite! This 9 piece band plays rock, country, Irish tunes, originals, and dance-able covers.

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My Metal Heart

The Baldest hair band in town! Faithfully re-creating the best ROCK songs from the best 80's rock artists. Dressed to the Nines, and turned up to Ten!


The Difference

The Difference consists of 5 talented young musicians playing music from the 50s to the 80s. Unlike other bands, they take you through every decade telling the story of classic rock

Friday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me 8-10:30 PM

Sunday 8-22 @ The Red Barn 5-8 PM

Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34

10 PM- 1 AM

Friday 8-20 @ Station 34
5-6:30 PM



Joey LaLa DJ Set

Saturday 8-21 @ Lions Park Band Shell

Artisan Fix Noon-1 PM

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs. P & Me 

Noon-1:00 PM

Spinning sounds the underground, soul, funk, punk, rap and rock and roll. The perfect accompaniment to Sunday Funday! 

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Bucket Number 6

Sunday 8-22 @ The Moose Lodge

6-8 PM

Playing the best rock & pop covers from the past five decades. They've entertain at festivals, bars, private events and fund raisers for over a decade...and not stopping now. 



Saturday 8-21 @ The Moose Lodge

8:30-11 PM

Playing a combo of popular 60’s, 70’s and 80’s covers & current pop hits

Serendipity is well known for their high energy and great musicianship.

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Gina Gonzales

Friday 8-20 @ The Red Barn 2-5 PM

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs. P & Me 6-8 PM

Touring with the Lt. Dan Band featuring actor Gary Sinise, she composed “A Letter Home” for the men and women who serve. This song continues to gain recognition for it’s honest and emotional portrayal of being part of the military.

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Exit 147

Saturday 8-21 @ Mrs. P & Me

8-11 PM

The pride of Arlington Heights, this 6-member band rocks sing-along hits from the 70's to today. Celebrating year 3 of rocking the Fix! with an awesome light show!

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Matt Lenny & The Breakdown

Saturday 8-21 @ The Moose Lodge

4:30-6 PM

Original music steeped somewhere on the rock and roll side of Americana with simple chord changes and melodies married to heartfelt emotions and old-fashioned storytelling.  

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Blue Onyx

Friday 8-20 @ The Red Barn

6:30-9:30 PM

Blue Onyx is an established 90's cover band playing Pearl Jam, Live, Lenny Kravitz, Green Day, Radiohead, U2 plus  70's, 80's and current rock to round it out.


The PanDamnits

Saturday 8-21 @ Mrs. P & Me

4-5:30 PM

Starting with rocking their front porch for 7 months during the pandemic, The PanDamnits have evolved into a revolving door of musicians jamming everything from Fleetwood Mac & Ramones to Led Zeppelin- and they take requests!

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Needs Improvement

Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34

1:30-3 PM

Johnny America and the Kids of Liberty play "sing-along" bar music. John Cougar, Social Distortion, Blues Brothers, Johnny Cash, Blur & Eminem

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Saturday 8-21 on the

MP Golf Course Patio

3-5 PM

Awesome duo featuring Gary Pfister & Dave Olson (formerly of Mr. Hand) and their many guests hopping on and off stage!

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Whiskey Mick

Friday 8-20 @ Mrs. P & Me

6-7:30 PM

6-piece Irish band playing Celtic punk and Irish rock! I know! 


Rick Lindy & The Wild Ones

Sunday 8-22 @ Station 34

1-3 PM

Performing Rock and Roll hits of the 1950's, 60's  and 70's as well as Surf,
Rock-a-billy, and original songs.


Six on Friday

Friday 8-20 @ The Moose Lodge

8:30-10:30 PM

This youthful Chicago area cover band, started in the summer of 2016, playing classic and current hits. They are returning for their 3rd year at The Fix!

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Laurel Canyon Trio

Saturday 8-21 @ Lions Park Band Shell- Artisan Fix

3-5 PM

Acoustic Singer/Songwriter & local guitar teacher playing originals & covers by artists including Tom Petty, The Eagles & More. Accompanied  by James Bourland on guitar


Jahli Llama

Saturday 8-21 @ Mrs P & Me

6-7:30 PM

Rock and roll cover band with keys & harmonica. They dive deep into 90's bands and sprinkle in some other eras as well. 



Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34

3:30-6 PM

SoCal born but Chicago raised, Shytown combines reggae, rock and hip-hop to form a truly unique sound.


Ukulele Gathering

Saturday 8-21 @ Capannari's

2-3 PM

All Ukulele players can descend upon the gazebo at Capannari's Ice Cream to pluck Hawaiian songs, The Beatles & more! Music available for $5 donation. All welcome to play!

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The Mosquitos

Friday 8-20 @ Station 34

10:30 PM-1 AM

A unique jam band playing the music of Santana, The Dead, War, Clapton & much more! We are excited to welcome them to their Music Fix debut.

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Surrounded By Hassles

Friday 8-20 @ The Moose Lodge

7:00-8 PM

Four piece rock band playing covers you know & love to get you up and rocking. Making their Music Fix debut!

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DJ Erge

Friday 8-20 @ The Red Barn

9:30 PM- 2 AM

Inspired by Bad Boy Bill, Ryan Santos aka DJ Erge has been moving crowds for over a decade. From the age of 14, he's developed his skills behind the turntables. 

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Bill Uhler

Saturday 8-21 @ Emerson's

8:30-10:30 PM

Solo acoustic guitarist playing Bon Jovi to the Blues with some awesome originals too.


Fuzzy Bunny

Saturday 8-21 @ The Moose Lodge

1-3 PM

Soaring vocals, awesome guitar riffs, rock-solid bass playing, and dynamic drumming make up the formula of this eclectic band rocking love songs.

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56 Hoot Band

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me

4:15-5:30 PM

Local musicians that met through the Music Fix Hootenannies & now perform indie, punk, country,  alternative & favorite sing-along covers together. Grab your instrument & join us at the Farmer's Market or around town!


M C Carron

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me

Noon-1:00 PM

Spinning stomp, funk, dub, ska, reggae, surf and other aural delights, M C Carron likes to mix things up.

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Third Step on the Moon

Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34

12-1:30 PM

Local teen band with rock covers and sick originals. Their cool vibe incorporates The Cramps, Ramones & even Talking Heads.  Their new single is out now!

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Fast Eddie

Sunday 8-22 @ The Red Barn

2-5 PM

Hardest working Irish entertainer around. A total showman determined to entertain the audience

Chapter 1

Saturday 8-21 @ The Red Barn

3-6 PM

Teen band of talented musicians drawing inspiration from classic rock & pop from 50's to today. A 56 Music Fix & Yule Fix standard!


Ernie Hendrickson

Friday 8-20  inside @ Mrs P & Me

10 PM- late

Midwestern openness meets Nashville, like the great American singers and songwriters who inspired him—such as Neil Young, Jerry Garcia and Willie Nelson—Ernie seeks the light amidst the ever-present perils of darkness.

John Koziol Band

Friday 8-20 @ Mrs. P & Me

4:50 PM

We are beyond thrilled to have John open up the 56 Music Fix as only John can: with a stirring performance of The Star Spangled Banner on his killer guitar!

Sean Tha DJ

Saturday 8-21 @ The Red Barn

9:30 PM- 2 AM

Spinning beats to get the whole place rocking!

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OK, Boomer

Saturday 8-21 @ The Moose Lodge

6:30-8 PM

Dedicated to bringing a high-energy performance to the stage by playing great modern and classic rock tunes, a guitar-driven band rocks with great harmonies & strong rhythm section. Audiences will hear great, danceable music and will be sure to sing along.  


Good Time Rock Band

Saturday 8-21 @ The Moose Lodge

3-4 PM

The live debut of this fun-loving local band! Playing your favorite guitar-driven party tunes!


Jack Squat

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me

3-4 PM

Jack Squat is a Rock trio based out of Palatine. With thoughtful lyricism and dynamic instrumentation,  they are hitting the fix with a set of original music sure to get you moving!


3 Emmez

Sunday 8-22 @ The Red Barn

12:30-2 PM

The 3 Emme brothers (Ages 14-18) started playing together in their basement and have become a Music Fix favorite. You have got to hear their "Iron Man!"

Leroy Winn

Saturday 8-21 @ The Red Barn

12-2:30 PM

Acoustic Solo Performer & singer/song writer heavily influenced by the styles Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.

Mike & Eileen

Saturday 8-21 @ The Red Barn

6:30-9:30 PM

Whether it's Pop/Rock from the 80's, 90's to current, Contemporary Country or Alternative favorites, there's sure to be something for everyone.  


El Condor

Friday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

5-5:45 PM

This rocking band is focusing on playing only Guided By Voices for the Music Fix! A must-see band anyway, this will kick it over the top.

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Off the Vine

Sunday 8-22 @ Moose Lodge

4-5:30 PM

We are a trio of teachers who love to play music! Our show consists of originals and covers from many different artists.


The Fairlanes

Sunday 8-22 @ Station 34

4:30-7 PM

Talented musicians entertaining audiences over 20 years. An eclectic song list & tightly knit harmonies will have you dancing and singing along with your favorite hits.


Ukulele Rebels

Friday 8-20 @ Moose Lodge

5:30-6:30 PM

The bright & joyous sounds of the ukulele are used to interpret Hawaiian standards, contemporary pop & much more. No instrument is more fun than the uke & no band has more fun playing one!

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I'm Just Sayin'

Friday 8-20 @

Amethyst Skye Salon

2:30-4 PM

Adam Thoma rocks his baritone ukulele, covering everything from pop hits to hidden indie gems.

Two Weeks Notice

Friday 8-20 @ Station 34

8:30-10 PM

This blues/funk band comprised of 6 talented young musicians made their debut last year and blew our minds! They've kept us rocking all year- including headlining the 56 Yule Fix.


Kristin Rose Kelly

Sunday 8-22 @ Mia's Cantina

5-7 PM

Emmy Nominated Singer/Songwriter mixes classics with current rock & pop.


Day Drinkerz

Friday 8-20 @ Emerson's

8:30-10:30 PM

Sunday 8-22 @ Emerson's

2-4 PM

Power trio and special guests bring danceable covers and toe tapping tunes your way.

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JANNK Jazz Combo

Saturday 8-21 @ Lions Park Band Shell -Artisan Fix 

1:15-2:30 PM

Jazz ensemble of college and high school students who love & support the revival of jazz music. 

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Friday 8-20 @ Station 34

7-8:30 PM

A band of guys who just love to jam, Peacebloom is an American Blues Rock Jam band from Arlington Heights.

Ryan Yueill

Friday 8-20 @ Canta Napoli

6-8 PM

Hold Please...

Hold Please

Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34

7:30-9:30 PM

Super group comprised of band members from Mr. Hand, X-Side & Acousticity ready to rock your face off.



Saturday 8-21 @ Mrs. P & Me

2-3:30 PM

Brand new group of experienced musicians formed a new band during the pandemic. Their set consists of originals and covers.

The Last Great Riot

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs. P & Me

1:15-2:30 PM

Born in Chicago, melodic punk rock with hints of garage rock, hardcore, and riff-rock. Simple songs about life and the good and bad times. They just want to make noise and drink the beer you buy for them. 

Disney Sing Along with Claire

Sunday 8-22 @ Capannari's Ice Cream

2-3:30 PM

Interactive performance featuring sing along Disney music, games & activities perfect for the under 10 crowd!

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Our Little Music Thing

Saturday 8-21 @ Mia's Cantina

4:30-6:30 PM

Two piece band performing great covers on the patio of Mia's- a perfect complement to an awesome meal!

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General Joystick

Sunday 8-22 @ Moose Lodge

2:30-3:30 PM

AH band playing original music drawing from alternative and new wave influences. Plan for a quirky & upbeat performance.


Your Band Here


More to come...

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