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 8-21 @ Station 34


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Gina Gonzales

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

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs. P & Me 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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Exit 147

Saturday 8-22 @ Mrs. P & Me

7-10 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.  



Joey LaLa DJ Set

Saturday 8-21 @ Lions Park Band Shell

Artisan Fix Noon-1 PM

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs. P & Me 

1-2 PM

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

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The Big Style Brass Band


Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me


Nine-piece group performing music rooted in the New Orleans tradition. Expect high energy craziness as members parade the venue.



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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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.



Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34


X-Side is a 3 piece power-pop, alternative, and classic rock band that is EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO HEAR WITH YOUR BEER!


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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Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me


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 8-21 @ Mrs. P & Me

6-7:30 PM

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


Rick Lindy & The Wild Ones

Sunday 8-22 @ Station 34


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. 


Guitar Tom's Musical Petting Zoo 


Bring the kids for a free lesson on any guitar, banjo or ukulele followed by an open mic for those under 18!

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Ukulele Gathering

 Saturday 8-21 @ Capannari's


Ukulele players descend upon the gazebo plucking Hawaiian songs to The Beatles! Music available for $5 donation. All welcome to play!

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The Mosquitos

Friday 8-20 @ Station 34

11 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

6-7 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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Dennis Caravello

@ Trezeros


Recently returned home from Nashville, this singer puts his spin on classic rock, folk and Americana


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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Flanking Adam

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me


Power trio met through the Music Fix & now performs indie, punk, & alternative covers. Their harmonies are the driving force behind their songs, whether covering big hits or hidden gems, there's a fresh approach to everything they play.


M C Carron

Sunday 8-22 @ Mrs P & Me

1-2 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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Your Band Here?


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Saturday 8-21 @ The Red Barn

2-5 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

TBA @ Mrs P & Me

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


We are beyond thrilled to have John open up the 56 Music Fix as only he 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!


Triple Threat Band

 @ The Moose Lodge


Playing classic to current rock, blues, & contemporary music with original material packed with soulful vocals and scorching guitar riffs. TTB covers it all, a must see band.


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!

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Vaguely Familiar

TBA @ Trezeros

Acoustic guitar duo playing renditions of classic rock hits


3 Emmez

Sunday 8-22 @ The Red Barn

12:30-3:30 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


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.  


Michael Silvestri

TBA @ Trezeros

Performing a unique variety of jazz, folk, country roots and pop.

Marc Concialdi

TBA @ Trezeros

Acoustic musician playing rock favorites for every generation.


The Fairlanes

Sunday 8-22 @ Station 34


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.


Evidence of Time Travel


Jazz vibe, 60's vibe, blues vibe- they take songs from different eras and add their own spin. A favorite from last year!

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I'm Just Sayin'

Saturday 8-21 @

Amethyst Skye Salon

Noon-1:30 PM (ish)

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

Two Weeks Notice

Saturday 8-21 @ Station 34


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

TBA @ Mia's Cantina

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

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Your band here?

@ Artisan Fix

Hold Please...

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JANNK Jazz Combo

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

1:30-2:30 PM

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

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Your band here


Hold Please...

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Your band here?


Hold Please...

Joe Eddy Brown

TBA @ Nothing Bundt Cakes

Rocking acoustic guitarist debuting his talents during the Music Fix weekend.