Artists performing at 56 music Fix
august 19-21, 2022
we continuously update as bands sign on.

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Ken Dix & the 56

Friday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

9-11 PM

Local favorites playing songs you'll be dancing to.

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My Metal Heart

Station 34

TBA

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!

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The Difference

Sunday 8-20 @Moose Lodge

2:30-4 PM

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

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Third Step on the Moon

TBA

Local teen band with rock covers and sick originals. Their cool vibe incorporates The Cramps, Ramones & even Talking Heads.  

part of Your Kids Rock!

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Collision

Saturday 8-20 @ Moose Lodge

4:15-5 PM

Sunday 8-21 @ Moose Lodge

12-2 El Rey School of Music

Formed in 2021, this quintet of El Rey students will be jamming 90's alternatives!

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Big Style Brass Band

Sunday 8-21 @ Mrs P & Me

4:45-6 PM

New Orleans style brass band ripping the tent apart at P's! If you caught them our 1st year- you know! Watch them tear it up!

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Acousticity

Saturday 8-20 @ Mt Prospect Golf Course

2-4 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 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

7-8:30 PM

6-piece Irish band playing Celtic punk and Irish rock! I know! I can't wait either!

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Rick Lindy & The Wild Ones

TBA

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

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David's House

Saturday 8-20@ Mrs P & Me

5-6 PM

This isn't a teen garage band - it's eight young stars in the making!  They are all seasoned performers with several years of experience covering Led Zeppelin, Steely Dan, Heart, Stevie Wonder and the Beatles.

Part of The Kids Are Alright!

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yung leo

Sunday 8-21 @ Mrs P & Me

12:45-1:15 PM

Experimental trap Vocalist & Producer whose lush instrumentals & vocals form an ethereal atmosphere.

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DejaVooDuo

TBA

Javier Guerrero (vocal & guitar) and Dave Miller (bass) playing timeless mix of pop, rock, jazz & blues favorites.  

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Joey LaLa DJ Set

Sunday 8-21 @ Mrs P & Me

Noon-12:45 

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
 

TBA

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. 

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Serendipity

Friday 8-19 @ Moose Lodge

9-11 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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Your Band Here

Station 34

TBA

Hold Please

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56 Hoot Band

Sunday 8-21 @ Mrs P & Me

3:30-4:30 PM

Local musicians that met through the Music Fix Hootenannies perform indie, punk, country, & alternative  covers together. 

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Your Band Here

TBA

Hold Please

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Gina Gonzales

TBA

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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Oh Yes!

Saturday 8-20 @ Mrs. P & Me

9-11 PM

Former members of Exit 147 created this new band! More info to come.

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Matt Lenny & The Breakdown

TBA

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

TBA

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.

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The PanDamnits

@ Mrs P & Me

TBA

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

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Needs Improvement

TBA

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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ShyTown

 Station 34

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

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Ukulele Gathering

Saturday 8-21 @ Capannari's

2-3 PM

All Ukulele players welcome to descend upon Capannari's gazebo. Pluck Hawaiian songs, The Beatles & more! Music available for $5 donation. All welcome to play!

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The Mosquitos

 @ Station 34

A unique jam band playing the music of Santana, The Dead, War, Clapton & much more! 

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Ernie Hendrickson

Friday 8-20  inside @ Mrs P & Me

11 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.

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John Koziol Band

Friday 8-20 @ Mrs. P & Me

4:00 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!

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Sean Tha DJ

TBA

Spinning beats to get the whole place rocking!

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M C lil j

Saturday 8-20 @ Lions Park Band Shell- Artisan Fix

Noon-12:45

56 local Julia Degan raps & DJs. Making events better with exactly the right music is her specialty. Her podcast 'Rap on Tap' is available on all platforms. 

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Fast Eddie

 @ The Red Barn

TBA

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

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Chapter 1

Sunday 8-22 @ The Red Barn

TBA

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

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TBA

Your band here!

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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

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Hold Please

TBA

Your band here!

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OK, Boomer

Saturday 8-20 @ The Moose Lodge

TBA

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.   

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The Throwbacks

Saturday 8-20 @ the Cruise Nights Auto Show in the West Metra Parking Lot

5-8 PM

A cover band unlike any other, taking top Billboard songs from the 50's and 60's and infusing them with energy and modern style.

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Jack Squat

TBA

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!

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Surrounded By Hassles

TBA

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

TBA

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

Friday 8-19 @ Emerson's

7-10 PM

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

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3 Emmez

Saturday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

TBA

Sunday 8-21 @ Red Barn

TBA

The 3 Emme brothers (Ages 15-19) started playing together in their basement and have become a Music Fix favorite. You have got to hear their "Iron Man!"

Part of The Kids Are Alright!

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Leroy Winn

TBA

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

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Mike & Eileen

TBA @ The Red Barn

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.  

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El Condor

Friday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

6-6:45 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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Your Band Here!

TBA

Hold Please

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The Fairlanes

Sunday 8-21 @ 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.

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Our Little Music Thing

TBA

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

TBA

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

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Vaguely Familiar

TBA

Their years-long musical relationship has marshaled a vast collection of creatively arranged acoustic renderings of popular songs. 

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Ukulele Rebels

Friday 8-19 @ 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'

TBA

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

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Hold Please

TBA

Your band here

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Your Band Here

TBA

Hold Please

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The Last Great Riot

Friday 8-19 @ Mrs. P & Me

4:15-5:30 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. 

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Disney Sing Along with Claire

Sunday 8-21 @ 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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Kristin Rose Kelly

 @ Mia's Cantina

TBA

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

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Day Drinkerz

Friday 8-19 @ Mia's

5-8 PM

Saturday 8-20 @ Emerson's

7-10 PM

Sunday 8-21 @ Mia's 4-7 PM

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

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JANNK Jazz Combo

Saturday 8-20 @ 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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Jonny Potts on the Spot DJ

@ Mia's Cantina

TBA

Funky DJ set with some deep house on the patio of Mia's Cantina makes for a perfect evening!

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Ryan Yueill

Friday 8-20 @ Canta Napoli

TBA

Acoustic singer/songwriter performing a mix of Americana and rock in the style of Tom Petty & The Eagles.

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Hold Please

TBA

your band here!

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Dave Roby

TBA

Acoustic guitar/ and banjo player vocals adds his voice to classic rock, country and some bluegrass.

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David Lee

TBA

One Man Music Experience-performing popular rock & pop music from the 80's and today, using intimate acoustics to high energy electric guitars and live drum beats

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Triple Shot

 @ Mrs P & Me

TBA

Watch this awesome band tear up the tent at Mrs. P & Me! It's their third year rocking the Fix!

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El Rey Music Center

Sunday 8-21 @ Moose Lodge

Noon-2 PM

Providing private instruction for guitar, ukulele, bass, drums, vocals & keys, at all levels. Our instructors help younger students form their own bands & perform in front of large crowds like this event at The Moose!

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Mt Prospect Park District 

Saturday 8-20 @ Lion's Park Bandshell

Noon-5 PM

Sponsoring the 56 Artisan Fix on Saturday 8/21 in Lions Park.

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The Dance Programs of the Mt Prospect Park District

Saturday 8-20 @ Lion's Park Bandshell

3 performances between Noon-5 PM

Three touring dance companies: Riff Raff Dance Crew, Ballet Expressions & Impulse Dance Ensemble perform at the Lion's Park Bandshell during the 56 Artisan Fix. Register for dance classes at www.mppd.org

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Booti Grooviani

TBA

Local trio invading your ears and hijacking your hips with their brand of funk.

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Parent's Time Out

12-5 pm on 8-20 & 22

 Bringing the kids with you to the fix?  We've got you covered!  Now, parents can truly relish a time out to enjoy the music while the kids are entertained with our kids' activities.  

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Your Band Here

TBA

Hold Please

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