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2023 Bands Playing the FIx

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Ken Dix & the 56

Friday 8-18 @ Mrs P & Me

8:00-11 PM

Sunday 8-20 @ Red Barn

5:30-8:30 PM

Local favorite! With so many performers and instruments playing, you'll be dancing all night.

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My Metal Heart

Friday 8-18 @ Station 34

9:30-Midnight

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

Friday 8-18 @ Moose Lodge

6:30-8 PM

Saturday 8-19 @ Classic Car Show

5-8 PM

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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Todd & The Ten Pins

Saturday 8-19 @ Red Barn

7:30-10 PM

Playing timeless music you can sing, dance and rock out to.

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Collision

Sunday 8-20 @ Moose Lodge

3-4 PM

Formed in 2021, these El Rey students will be jamming 90's alternatives!

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Big Style Brass Band

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

5-6:15 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 8-19 @ Station 34

1:30-3 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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Bec

Friday 8-18 @ Emerson's

7-10 PM

Sunday 8-20 @ Red Barn

12:30-2:30 PM

Singer Song-writer performing both original and covers spanning multiple genres.

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Jahli Llama

Friday 8-18 @ Mrs P & Me

4-5:30 PM

"We’re getting the band back together!” Jahli Llama returns to rock you with a set of uncommon covers from the 80’s through today

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Neighbor John

Saturday 8-19 @ Mt Prospect Golf Course

6-8 PM

Classic rock favorites. Side effects may include singing, dancing & smiling. Ask you doctor if Neighbor John is right for you.

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leovisa

Sunday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

1-1:45 PM

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

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Dill Spears Acoustic

Sunday 8-20 @ Capannari's Ice Cream

5-7 PM

Providing live music to Bars, Private Parties, Yachts, Caves & anywhere we can find 120v electrical service. We bring an eclectic mix of covers and originals to keep the party going all night

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Meteor DJ

Sunday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

Noon-12:45 

Spinning sounds the underground, soul, funk, punk, rap and rock and roll. Always the perfect accompaniment.

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Booti Grooviani
 

Sunday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

7-9 PM

Three rad dudes who play all kinds of music, as long as those kinds are funky.

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Jessie's Girl

Sunday 8-20 @ Moose Lodge

6-8 PM

Jessie's Girl takes 80's fun to a higher level with a Dance-your-face-off attitude! Every song is embedded in the history of music. There's nothing else but the maximum fun!

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JakTripper

Friday 8-18 @ Station 34

7-9 PM

Jaktripper merges diverse styles and influences together for an eclectic mix of music. The results are far from typical. Always expect the unexpected. 

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56 Hoot Band

Sunday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

5-6:30 PM

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

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Exit 147

Saturday 8-19 @ Station 34

10 PM-1 AM

Newly revamped, the band still covers all the best music from the past as well as current radio favorites.

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The Gingers

Saturday 8-19 @ Moose Lodge

8:30-11 PM

A Rapturous riot of redheaded women who will rock your face off. Delivering a high-energy, fun-loving performance of the best rock songs from the 80's to today!

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Oh Yes!

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs. P & Me

8:30-11 PM

Hot new band comprised of seasoned veterans that began jamming during lockdown. A summer must-see of 70's-90's pop, country & rock!

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Zydeco Voodoo

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

3:30-4:45 PM

Playing a mix of traditional New Orleans music and popular rock & blues songs in a style you only hear on Bourbon street.  

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Coach House

Saturday 8-19 @ Mt Prospect Golf Course

4-5:30 PM

Chicago's post-pandemic rock band for fans of a good time.

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The PanDamnits

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

6:30-8 PM

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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No Age Statement

Saturday 8-19 @ Lions Park Band Shell- Artisan Fix

1:15-2:30 PM

Sunday 8-20 @ Emerson's

1-4 PM

This acoustic duo crafts a killer setlist, where a hint of nostalgia gives way to earthy sensibilities to please the most discerning palate. All styles. No constraints. No Age Statement.

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Needs Improvement

Saturday 8-19 @ Moose Lodge

3-4 PM

A shifting network of genre-fluid musicians conspiring to deliver stealth jams and rock-n-roll death blows.

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Ukulele Gathering

Saturday 8-19 @ 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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Valius

Saturday 8-19 @ Station 34

7:30-9:30 PM

High powered covers from the 60's to today. Expect to sing along! Expect to hear songs you wouldn’t expect! Expect to walk way saying “that was f-ing AWESOME!”. 

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Ernie Hendrickson

Friday 8-18  inside @ Mrs P & Me

10:30  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 8-18 @ Mrs. P & Me

3-3:30 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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Reality Bytes

Saturday 8-19 @ Station 34

5:30-7 PM

This 90’s/00’s Alt/Grunge Rock Cover band is going to tear up 34 again! Favorite quote from their last show there: So worth the hangover!

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M C lil j

Saturday 8-19 @ Lions Park Band Shell- Artisan Fix

Noon-1 PM

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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Joe Corrado

Friday 8-18 @ Canta Napoli

6-8 PM

Our favorite guitarist around, Joe's played with the 56 Hoot Band, Zydeco Voodoo and rocks Canta Napoli all year round! We are so lucky to have him!

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Uncle Pigeon

Friday 8-18 @ Mrs P & Me

6-7:30 PM

Classic tunes turned up loud & performed with the unique craftsmanship of a modern rock ensemble. Pigeon features a style of original songwriting that nods its head, subtly, to 90s/2000s Alternative & Indie. We heard them and immediately booked them for the Fix!

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Mammals

Sunday 8-20 @ Moose Lodge

4:30-5:30 PM

Taking inspiration from multiple eras of melody-driven guitar pop to craft its own unique sound. Bits & pieces of '60s rock & roll, classic power pop & even some modern garage & punk, are molded into something uniquely theirs.

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The Alfonso Ponticelli Duo

Sunday 8-20 @ Trezeros

6-9 PM

Hand made, electric, Gypsy caravan meets American jazz, Gypsy jazz, Flamenco and more.

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I'm Just Sayin

Friday 8-18 @ Amethyst Skye Salon

12:30-2 PM

Saturday 8-19 @ Canta Napoli

6-8 PM

56 Hoot Band OG Member and Music Fix favorite, Adam Thoma flies in from South Carolina to rock the Fix! Playing a mix from Little Feat to Paul Simon and Buddy Holly, friends hop on and off stage to join him!

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Pat's Friends' Band

Sunday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

3:30-4:30 PM

Local brothers-in-law and close friends covering a variety of rock songs primarily from the 90's and others from before and after.  

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The Throwbacks

Saturday 8-19 @ Lions Park Bandshell

Artisan Fix

3-5 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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Kristin Kelly

Sunday 8-20 @ Mia's Cantina

5-7 PM

Emmy nominated, self taught artist has developed her unique sound on her first guitar at age 12. She's toured the US and frequents her home base in Chicago, creating waves and buzz with her strong, passionate voice and dynamic songs.

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6 on Friday

Friday 8-18 @ Moose Lodge

8:30-11 PM

Playing the hits that span the generations - from the 70s to today-that you'll sing and dance to all night long

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DJ Erge

Friday 8-18 @ Red Barn

10 PM-1 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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Fast Eddie

Saturday 8-19 @ Red Barn

1:30-4 PM

Playing the best of Irish, rock n roll & popular music.

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3 Emmez

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

1:30-3 PM

Sunday 8-20 @ Red Barn

3-5 PM

SSS

The 3 Emme brothers 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 

Friday 8-18 @ Red Barn

5-7 PM

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

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Mike & Eileen

Friday 8-18 @ Red Barn

7:30-10 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. 

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The Louie's

Saturday 8-19 @ Moose Lodge

4:30-6 PM

An ecelectic mix of Americana, Blues and Classic Rock, The Louies offer up a mix of both covers and originals that are sure to get you out of your seat and dancing.

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The Sandwiches

Saturday 8-19 @ Moose Lodge

6:30-8 PM

Formerly Rabbit Children, this band has Indie pop-rock with grunge/alternative influence &  might do a couple originals (yes pelease!)

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The Fairlanes

Sunday 8-20 @ Station 34

5-8 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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Mike Flood

Friday @ Mia's Cantina

6-8 PM

Saturday 8-19 @ Capannari's Ice Cream 

6-7 PM

Sunday 8-20 @ Emerson's

6-9 PM

Mike's been out playing for years & is excited to rock his neighbors. His songs range from classic rock and country to timeless soul!

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Bob Frazier

Saturday 8-19 @

The Piano Parlor at Heavenly Piano

6-8 PM

Versatile piano entertainer playing classic rock songs, show tunes & movie themes-come see MP's own Piano Man!

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Vaguely Familiar

Friday 8-18 @ Trezeros

6-9 PM

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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Twin Coast

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

Noon-1 PM

TBA

Part of The Kids Are Alright!

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Brian Flatley

Sunday 8-21 @ Emerson's

4-7 PM

Multi-instrumentalist singer, when not jamming with his band Jack Squat, he's writing original music or tickling the ivories at his regular live-stream events. He's heavily influenced by Elton John, Billy Joel, Andrew McMahon & Rob Thomas.  

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Erik Donner

Saturday 8-19 @ Red Barn

4:30-7 PM

Channeling countless legends  from Elvis, Johnny Cash & Lennon and McCartney, high register Hair Bands to today's stars, there's almost no song Erik can't deliver with authenticity.

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Twin Coast

Saturday 8-19 @ Mrs P & Me

Noon-1 PM

Noise for your ears.

Part of The Kids are Alright!

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Disney Sing Along with Claire

Sunday 8-20 @ Capannari's Ice Cream

12:30-1:30 PM

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

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Prospect Music Therapy

Sunday 8-20 @ Capannari's Ice Cream

2-3 PM

Prospect Music Therapy presents "Family Music Fun!" Bring the kids out for ice cream and music!

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Mike Leazer

Saturday 8-19 @ Lumi Studio

1-3 PM

Saturday 8-19 @ Trezero's

6-9 PM

Acoustic performer playing a great array of tunes, perfect for an afternoon out.

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Triple Shot

Sunday 8-20 @ Mrs P & Me

2-3 PM

Watch this awesome band tear up the tent at Mrs. P & Me! It's their 5th year rocking the Fix!

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Brian Flatley

Saturday 8-19 @ Emerson's

1-4 PM

Multi-instrumentalist singer, when not jamming with his band, Jack Squat, he's writing original music or tickling the ivories at his regular live-stream events. His influences are Elton John, Billy Joel, Andrew McMahon & Rob Thomas.

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Peacebloom

Saturday 8-19 Emerson's

7-10 PM

An Awesome American Blues Rock Jam band.

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10 Ply Alibi

Saturday 8-19 @ Station 34

Noon- 1 PM

4-piece of life-long musicians concoct a compelling mix of rock, blues, soul & Americana that will make for a fun & rollicking time!

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The McGowans

Sunday 8-20 @ Station 34

1:30-4:30 PM

Full Irish rock band perfect for Sunday Funday!

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Ukulele Rebels

Friday 8-18 @ Moose Lodge

5-6 PM

The bright & joyous sounds of the Ukulele are used to interpret Hawaiian standards, 80s new wave, contemporary pop & more! Music should be fun & no instrument is more fun than the Uke – & no one has more fun playing than the Ukulele Rebels. Sing, laugh, and possibly get
Rick Rolled!

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The Dance
Programs of MPPD

Saturday 8-20 @ Lion's Park Bandshell Noon-5 PM

3 performances

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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Surrounded by Hassles

Friday 8-18 @ Station 34

4:30-6 PM

Local favorites playing some covers you loved, but may have forgotten about. The Hassles also showcase some harder rocking originals.

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Mike and Jack

Friday 8-18 @ Red Barn

2-4:30 PM

More to come!

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DJ Chuck Righteous

Saturday 8-19 @ Red Barn

10 PM-1 AM

Amateur Vinly Dj who loves to play Chicago house music. Classic, Freestyle & Deep to Jackin', Funky and Disco.

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Sean Tha DJ

Friday 8-18 @ Red Barn

10 PM-1 AM

Up late? Shake your bones to the eclectic music from one of our favorite DJs.

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Day Drinkerz

Saturday 8-19 @ Mia's Cantina

5-8 PM

Family trio and special guests playing classic covers and toe tapping tunes spanning over 3 decades.

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ORD Rocks

Saturday 8-19 @ Station 34

3:30-5 PM

Chicago area live rock cover band

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Claire Goodman Comedy

Sunday 8-20 @ Capannari's Ice Cream

7:30-8:30 PM

Claire Goodman brings her comedy stylings to Capannari's! 

A new event for 2023!

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Your Band Here

TBA

Hold Please...

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your band here

TBA

Hold please...

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