Rick performs entertaining and enlightening music and history programs

Rick Pickren performs the very finest in music and history programs for Libraries, Seniors, Historical Societies, Schools and Museums.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

2022 Performance Schedule

                                              2022 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

                  To book a performance call (708) 366-6040 or richardpickren@gmail.com

Jan     4    The Holmstad, Traditional Folk Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Jan   13    Park Place, Pop Hits of the 60s! Elmhurst, IL 1 pm YOUTUBE
Jan   18    Carriage Oaks, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, St Charles, IL 2 pm
Jan   21    The Greens, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Elgin, IL 6:45
Jan   22    Sedgebrook, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Lincolnshire, IL 2 CANCEL
Jan   28    Vassar Comfort Care, Traditional Folk Songs, Vassar, MI 11 am
Jan   28    Winter VillageSongs of Love & Romance, Frankenmuth MI, 2 pm

Feb   3     Three Crowns Park, Songs of Love & Romance,  Evanston, IL 2 pm
Feb   8     Lutheran Home, Songs of Love & Romance, Arlington Heights, IL 2pm
Feb   9     The East Wing, Songs of Love & Romance, Glenview, IL 1 pm
Feb  10    Brookdale, Songs of Love & Romance, Hoffman Estates, IL 1 pm
Feb  11    Heritage Woods, Songs of Love & Romance, Gurnee, IL 2 pm
Feb  11    Beacon Hill, Songs of Love & Romance, Lombard, IL
Feb  12    Bethlehem Woods, Songs of Love & Romance, LaGrange, IL 1:15 & 2:30
Feb  13    Brookdale, Songs of Love & Romance, Glen Ellyn, IL 2:30 pm
Feb  14    American House, Songs of Love & Romance, Plainfield, IL 12 pm
Feb  14    Heritage Woods, Songs of Love & Romance, Batavia, IL 2:30 pm
Feb  15    Brookdale, Songs of Love & Romance, Lisle, IL 3 pm
Feb  15    Chestnut Square, Songs of Love & Romance, Glenview, IL 7 pm
Feb  16    Sacred Heart Church, Songs of Love & Romance, Lombard, IL 1 :30
Feb  24    The Grand at Twin Lakes, Songs of Love & Romance, Palatine, IL 2:30 pm
Feb  25    Bethany Health Care, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, DeKalb, IL 2:30
Feb  28    The Reserve, Songs of Love & Romance, Geneva, IL 2 pm

Mar  1     Sauganash Womens Club, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Chicago, IL noon
Mar  5     Glen Ellyn Historical Society, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Glen Ellyn, IL 2
Mar 10    Victorian Village, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Homer Glen, IL 10:30 am 
Mar 11    Aging Care Connections, A Trad St Paddy's Day, LaGrange, IL ZOOM
Mar 11    Rock Run Place, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Joliet, IL 2 pm
Mar 11    Beacon Hill, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Mar 14    The Oaks, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Bartlett, IL 1:30 pm
Mar 15    Sheraton Green Oaks, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Lake Bluff, IL 2 & 3pm
Mar 15    Brookdale, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Lisle, IL 6:30
Mar 16    Oak Trace, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Downers Grove, IL 2 pm
Mar 16    Central Baptist Village, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Norridge, IL 7 pm
Mar 17    Frisbie Center, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Des Plaines, IL 12:30
Mar 17    The Moorings, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Arlington Heights, IL 2:30 pm
Mar 17    Brookdale, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Oak Park, IL 7 pm
Mar 18    Church Creek, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Arlington Heights, 1:30
Mar 21    White Oaks, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Huntley, IL 2 pm
Mar 22    Oak Trace, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Downers Grove, IL 1:15-4:15
Mar 25    Elmhurst Seniors, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Elmhurst, IL 12:30
Mar 25    Sunnymere, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Aurora, IL 2:30
Mar 26    Holmstad, Old Familiar Songs! Batavia, IL 2 pm
Mar 30    Brookdale, cOak Park, IL 2 pm
Mar 31    The Lodge, Songs of Love & Romance, Northbrook, IL 2 pm

April  4   Dundee Township Entertainer Fair, Program Highlights, Carpentersville, IL 10:20 
April  6   Prince of Peace, Pop Hits of the 60s, Lake Villa, IL 12:30 
April        11-15 Unavailable-Out of town.
April 16  Sedgebrook, Traditional Folk Songs, Lincolnshire, IL 1 pm
April 28  Homemakers Ext. Assoc., Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Warrenville, IL 1 pm
April 29  Vassar Comfort Care, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Vassar, MI 11 am
April 29  Winter Village, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm 
April 30   Sheridan Green Oaks, Derby Days! Lake Bluff, IL 2-4

May   4   Church Creek, Derby Days!, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
May   5   Green Fields, Derby Days! Geneva, IL 6:45 pm
May   6   Resurrection, Derby Days! Chicago, IL 1:30
May   6   Beacon Hill, Derby Days! Lombard, IL 7 pm
May   8   Anthology, Mother's Day Songs, Wheaton, IL 1:30
May  10   Lutheran Home, Derby Days! Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
May  12  Holmstad Ekstam, Folk Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm
May  13  Bethany Healthcare, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, DeKalb, IL 2-4 pm
May  18  Batavia Park District, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Batavia, IL 1 pm
May  19  Oak Park Senior Svs, The Stars & Stripes, Oak Park, IL 1:30
May  20  The Reserve, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Geneva, IL 2 pm
May  24  Friendship Village, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Schaumburg, IL 3 pm
May  24  Chestnut Square, Old Time Rock N Roll, Glenview, IL 7 pm
May  26  Tabor Hills, The Stars & Stripes, Naperville, IL 1 pm
May  27  Franciscan Village, The Stars & Stripes, Lemont, IL 1:30 

June  7    Saratoga Grove, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Downers Grove, IL 1 pm
June  8    Dundee Township PD, Pop Hits of the 60s! Carpentersville, IL 12:30
June 10   Holmstad Ekstam, Familiar Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm
June 14   American House CedarLake, The Stars & Stripes, Plainfield, IL 10 am
June 18   Green Oaks, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Libertyville, IL 2:30 
June 15   Holmstad Ekstam, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 2 pm
June 17   Bridgeway, Old Time Rock N Roll, Bensenville, IL 11 am
June 17   Church Creek, Old Time Rock N Roll, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30
June 18   Green Oaks, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Libertyville, IL 2:30
June 21   Peace Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Palos Park, IL 1 pm
June 24   Peace Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Palos Park, IL 2 pm
June 25   Dimensions Living, Familiar Folk Songs, Burr Ridge, IL 1 pm
June 26   Woodridge Public Library. Pop Hits of the 60s!Woodridge, IL 2 pm
June 27   Niles Senior Center, The Stars & Stripes, Niles, IL 1:30
June 30   Wesley Willows, The Stars & Stripes, Rockford, IL 1:30 
June 30   Holmstad Park Manor, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 26:30

July   1   Brookdale, The Stars & Stripes, Lisle, IL 2 pm
July   1   Beacon Hill, The Stars & Stripes, Lombard, IL 7 pm
July   4   Oak Trace, The Stars & Stripes, Downers Grove, IL 2 pm
July   5   Greenfields, The Stars & Stripes, Geneva, IL 2 pm
July   6   Hanover Township, The Stars & Stripes, Bartlett, IL 1 pm
July   7   Monarch Landing, The Stars & Stripes, Naperville, IL 7 pm
July  10  50th Anniversary Party, Pop Hits of the 60s, Round Lake, IL 1:30
July  14  Vassar Comfort Care, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Vassar, MI 11am
July  16  Heritage Woods, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 11-2
July  19  Oak Park Senior Svcs, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Oak Park, IL 2 pm
July  22  Brookdale Oak Park, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Oak Park, IL 2 pm

Aug   4   Anthology, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Wheaton, IL 2:30
Aug   5   Town & Country Library, Familiar Folk Songs, Elburn, IL 7 pm
Aug 12   Green Oaks, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Cary, IL 2:30
Aug 18   Woodridge Park District, Old Time Rock N Roll, Woodridge, IL 1 pm
Aug 19   Church Creek,  Pop Hits of the 60s, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
Aug 22   Holmstad Ekstam, Folk Songs, Batavia, IL 2:30 pm
Aug 23   Chestnut Square, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Glenview, IL 7 pm
Aug 26   Senior Services, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, McHenry, IL noon
Aug 26   Alden Estates, Old Time Rock N Roll, Huntley, IL 4 pm

Sept   3  Smith Family Gathering, The Stars & Stripes, Glen Ellyn, IL 5 pm
Sept   6  The Moorings, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Sept   7  Oak Trace, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Downers Grove, IL 2 pm
Sept  10 Holmstad, Grandparents Day Music, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Sept  11 Brookdale, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Hoffman Estates, IL 1 pm
Sept  13 Anthology, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Wheaton, IL 2:30
Sept  14 Wauconda Township Picnic, Pop Hits of the 60s, Wauconda, IL 1 pm
Sept  15  Beacon Hill, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Lombard, IL  3 pm
Sept  16 Lisle Park District, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Lisle, IL 1 pm
Sept  21 Oak Park Senior Svcs, Folk Songs, Oak Park, IL 11:30 am

Oct   1    The Garlands,  Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Barrington, IL 1:30 pm
Oct  6/7  Winter Village, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
Oct    7   Vassar Comfort Care, Favorite Familiar Songs! Vassar, MI 11am
Oct  12   Itasca Senior Citizen Club, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Elk Grove, IL 1 pm
Oct  13   Anthology, Traditional Folk Songs, Wheaton, IL 2:30
Oct  21   Holmstad Park Manor, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Oct  28   Church Creek, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
Oct  28   Brookdale, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Lisle, IL 6:30
Oct  30   Bethlehem Woods, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, LaGrange Park, IL 1:30/2:45
Oct  31   The Moorings, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm

Nov  3    Del Webb Sun City, The Stars & Stripes, Huntley, IL 7 pm
Nov  8    Green Oaks, The Stars & Stripes, Libertyville, IL  2:30
Nov  9    Beacon Hill, The Stars & Stripes, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Nov 10   Addison Park District, The Stars & Stripes, Addison, IL 12:45
Nov 10   Hanover Township Senior Center, The Stars & Stripes, Bartlett, IL 2:30 pm
Nov 11   Patty Turner Center, The Stars & Stripes, Deerfield, IL 10:30 am
Nov 11   The Moorings, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Nov 12   The Holmstad, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 10 am
Nov 17   Anthology, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Wheaton, IL 2:30
Nov 22   Church Creek, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30

Dec  1    Green Fields, A Prairie Holiday, Geneva, IL 2 pm
Dec  6    Chestnut Square, A Prairie Holiday, Glenview, IL 7 pm
Dec  8    Wheaton Park District, A Prairie Holiday, Wheaton, IL 1pm
Dec  21  Beacon Hill, A Prairie Holiday, Lombard, IL 7 pm

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Rick Pickren 2022 Music Program Brochure

The brochure contains a list of my various music programs as well as a brief bio and contact information. 

A link to download the brochure is here.

Monday, January 31, 2022

St. Patrick's Day Flyer

                                        Many consider St. Patrick's Day the beginning of spring.
     I particularly enjoy the month of March because I get to perform my favorite Irish songs!

My St. Patrick's Day flyer is here.
Give me a call or send me an email to schedule a program for your party or group.

SLAINTE!

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Go Down To The River in Ukranian

A wonderful virtual performance of my song "Go Down To The River" sung in Ukrainian is here.
Thank you to the young folks at Druzhba Church, Ternopil, Ukraine for posting their performance. I'm honored!  Arrangement by Joel Raney, Hope Music.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Rick Pickren's POP HITS OF THE 60'S

Rick's brand new program features the number # 1 hits of the 1960's...songs and stories from from every year of the decade! A link to the brochure is here.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

2020 Music Program Brochure

My newly updated music program brochure is here.
All of my music programs have been updated with new songs and history for 2020.
Please note the addition of my new program Pop Hits of the 60's .

Monday, December 2, 2019

2019 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

2019 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
To book a performance call (708) 366-6040
                                                     rickpickren@bigstrikemusic.com

Jan    4       Holland Home, Old Time Rock N Roll, South Holland, IL 1:30 pm 
Jan    4       Sunrise of Olympia Fields, Pop Hits of the 60's, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
Jan   18      Independence Village, Songs of Love & Romance, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm 
Jan   18      Vassar Fields, Songs of Love & Romance, Vassar, Mi 11 am 
Jan   24      Brookdale Des Plaines, Old Time Rock n Roll, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
Jan   31      Heartis Orland Park, Songs of Love & Romance, Orland Park, IL 3 pm

Feb  4        Brookdale,  Songs of Love & Romance,  Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
Feb  6        White Oaks,  Songs of the Singing Cowboys,  Huntley, IL 1:30 pm 
Feb  8        Glenview Senior Center, Songs of Love & Romance,  Glenview, IL 1 pm
Feb  8        Vi at the Glen, Songs of Love & Romance, Glenview, IL 3 pm 
Feb  9        St. Kiernan's Parish, Old Time Rock n Roll, Chicago Heights, IL 7:30 pm
Feb  12      Patty Turner Center, Songs of Love & Romance, Deerfield, IL 1 pm 
Feb  13      Beacon Hill, Songs of Love & Romance, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Feb  14      Catholic Women's Club, Songs of Love & Romance, Waukegan, IL 1 pm
Feb  14      Sunrise Willowbrook, Songs of Love & Romance, Willowbrook, IL 6 pm
Feb  21      Sunrise Willowbrook, Birthday Social, Willowbrook, IL 2 pm

March 1     Three Crowns Park, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Evanston, IL 3:15
March 3     Woodridge Public Library, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Woodridge, IL 2 pm 
March 5     Welcome Club, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, St. Charles, IL 11 am
March 7     Highland Park Country Club, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Highland Park, IL 1:30 
March 11   Atria, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Glen Ellyn, IL 3 pm 
March 13   Sunrise Bloomingdale, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Bloomingdale, IL 3 pm
March 13   Bloomingdale Horizon, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Bloomingdale, IL 5 pm 
March 14   Green Fields, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Geneva, IL 2 pm
March 14   The Greens of Elgin, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Elgin, IL 7 pm 
March 15   Carriage Oaks, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, St Charles, IL 11:30 am 
March 15   Peace Village, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Palos Park, IL 
March 15   Beacon Hill, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Lombard, IL 7 pm
March 16   The Birches, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Clarendon Hills, IL 2 pm
March 16   Summit of Uptown, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Park Ridge, IL 6 pm 
March 17   Church Creek, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Arlington Heights, IL 1 pm
March 17   Sunrise Highland Park, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Highland Park, IL 3 pm
March 18   Travanse Living, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Wheaton, IL 2 pm
March 18   Clare Oaks, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Bartlett, IL 6:30 pm 
March 19   Silverado, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Lake Zurich, IL 2 pm 
March 20   Wheaton Park District, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Brookdale Glen Ellyn 1 pm
March 21   Brookdale Des Plaines, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
March 22   St. Raphael Church, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Naperville, Il 7:30
March 25   Victorian Village, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Homer Glen, IL 10:30 am
March 25   Brookdale, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 

April  3      Independence Village, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Frankenmuth, MI 7 pm
April  4      Vassar Fields, Folk Songs, Vassar, MI 1 pm 
April  5      Sunrise Olympia Fields, Old Time Rock n Roll, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
April  6      The Garlands, Old Time Rock N Roll, Barrington, IL 1:30
April  9      Trinity Lutheran Church, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Lisle, IL 1 pm
April 10     National Louis University, Old Time Rock n Roll, Skokie, IL 11:45 am 
April 10     The Mather, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Evanston, IL 3 pm
April 11     Morton Grove Woman's Club, Songs of Love & Romance, Wilmette CC 1 pm
April 11     Sheraton at Tyler Creek, Old Time Rock n Roll, Elgin, IL 3:30 
April 12     Mather Cafe, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Chicago, IL 6 pm
April 15     Town & Country Library, Trad American Folk Songs, Elburn, IL 1 pm
April 24     Heritage Woods, Old Time Rock n Roll, Manteno, IL 2 pm
April 25     DuPage Home & Community Assoc. Old Time Rock n Roll, Warrenville , IL 1 pm
April 30     Luther Village, Derby Days!, Arlington Heights, IL 7 pm  

May   2      Brookdale Des Plaines, Derby Days, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
May   3      Resurrection Senior Living, Derby Days,  Chicago, IL 1:30
May   3      Beacon Hill, Derby Days, Lombard, IL 7 pm
May   4      Harbor Chase, Derby Days, Long Grove, IL 11 am
May   4      Alden Gardens of Waterford, Derby Days!, Aurora, IL 1:30 pm
May   4      Brookdale Vernon Hills, Derby Days!, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
May   7      St. Paul Men's Club, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Reulands, Aurora, IL 7:30
May   8      Hoffman Estates Park District, Old Time Rock n Roll, Hoffman Estates, IL 1
May   9      Knox Presbyterian Church, Derby Days, Naperville, IL 12:30 pm
May   9      Orland Park Public Library, Pop Hits of the 60s, Orland Park, IL 2 pm
May   9      Westminster Place, Old Time Rock N Roll, Evanston, IL 4:15
May  10     Silverado, Derby Days, Lake Zurich, IL 2 pm
May  23     Tabor Hills, The Stars & Stripes, Naperville, IL 1 pm 
May  24     Wood Glen, The Stars & Stripes, Carol Stream, IL 2 pm
May  24     Des Plaines Public Library, Trad American Folk Songs, Des Plaines, IL 7 pm
May  27     Alden Gardens, The Stars & Stripes, Aurora, IL 10:15 am 
May  27     Sunrise Bloomingdale, The Stars & Stripes, Bloomingdale, IL 3 pm
May  27     Atria at River Trails, The Stars & Stripes, Bolingbrook, IL 1 pm
May  30     Sheridan at Tyler Creek, The Stars & Stripes, Elgin, IL 3:30  

June  5      Church Creek, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
June  7      Lone Tree Inn, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Niles, IL 1:30 
June  7      Three Crowns Park, Pop Hits of the 60's, Evanston, IL 3:15
June  8      Putnam County Library, Old Time Rock n Roll, Hennepin, Il 1 pm
June  8      Brookdale Lisle, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Lisle, IL 6:30
June  11    Bethany Healthcare, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, DeKalb, IL 2 pm 
June  12    Dundee Township, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Carpentersville, IL 12:30
June  12    The Mather, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Evanston, IL 2:30 
June  14    Geneva Place, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Geneva, IL 4:30 pm 
June  17    Frisbie Center, Old Time Rock n Roll, Des Plaines, IL RESCHED 3/17/20
June  18    Heritage Woods, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 2 pm
June  18    Medinah Primary School, Cowboy Songs, Medinah, IL 7:30 pm
June  21    Silverado, Traditional Songs, Highland Park. IL 2 pm
June  21    Westminster Place, Old Time Rock n Roll, Evanston, IL 4 pm
June  24    Niles Women's Club, Old Time Rock n Roll, Niles, IL 1 pm 
June  26    Mayslake, Garden Party Music, Oakbrook, IL 10 am
June  27    Brookdale Glen Ellyn, The Stars & Stripes, Glen Ellyn, IL 2:30 

July   1       Green Fields, The Stars & Stripes, Geneva, IL 2 pm
July   2       Admiral at the Lake, The Stars & Stripes, Chicago, IL 2 pm 
July   2       The Greens, The Stars & Stripes, Elgin, IL 7:15 pm 
July   3       Carriage House, The Stars & Stripes, St. Charles, IL 12:30 
July   3       Sunrise Bloomingdale, The Stars & Stripes, Bloomingdale, IL 3 pm 
July   3       Beacon Hill, The Stars & Stripes, Lombard, IL 7 pm 
July   4       Cantata, The Stars & Stripes, Brookfield, IL 1 pm 
July   4       Oak Trace, The Stars & Stripes, Downers Grove, IL 3 pm 
Jul     4       Atria at River Trails, The Stars & Stripes, Bolingbrook, IL 6 pm 
July   5       Holland Home, The Stars & Stripes, South Holland, IL 1:30 pm 
July   5       Sunrise Olympia Fields, The Stars & Stripes, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
July   8       Saratoga Grove, The Stars & Stripes, Downers Grove, IL 2m 
July 10       Lombard Historical Society, The Stars & Stripes, Lombard, IL 6:30
July 12       Vassar Fields, Trad American Folk Songs, Vassar, IL 10:30 am
July 12       Independence Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
July 13       Heritage Woods, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 11-2 pm 
July 16       America House,  The Stars & Stripes, Plainfield, IL 2:30 pm 
July 16       Dyer Historical Society, Old Time Rock n Roll, Dyer, In 7 pm
July 18       Brookdale Des Plaines, The Stars & Stripes, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
July 22       Friendship Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Schaumburg, IL 7 pm 
July 25       Wesley Willows, A Prairie Holiday,  Rockford, IL 1:30 pm
July 27       Harbor Chase, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Long Grove, IL 2 pm
July 27       Bonnie Brook CC, John's 90th Birthday!, Waukegan, IL 4 pm
July 29       Brookdale Vernon Hills, The Stars & Stripes, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
July 30       The Holmstad, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 2/6:30 pm
July 31       National Louis University, Top Hits of the 60's, Skokie, IL 11:45 am 

Aug  1        The Sheraton at Tyler Creek, Old Time Rock N Roll, Elgin, Il 3:30
Aug  2        Bethany Healthcare, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, DeKalb, IL 2 pm 
Aug 13       Travanse Living, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Wheaton, IL 2 pm
Aug 14       Church Creek, Trad American Folk Songs, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Aug 15       Beacon Hill, Old Time Rock n Roll, Lombard, IL 3 pm 
Aug 15       Carriage Oaks, Old Time Rock n Roll, St. Charles, IL 5 pm 
Aug 16       The Birches, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Clarendon Hills, IL 2 pm 
Aug 17       Sedgebrook, Old Time Rock n Roll, Lincolnshire, IL 1, 3:30, 5:15 
Aug 20       Norwood Crossing, Old Time Rock n Roll, Chicago, IL 2 pm
Aug 22       Brookdale Glen Ellyn, Old Time Rock n Roll, Glen Ellyn, IL 2:30 
Aug 23       Auberge, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Highland Park, IL 2  pm
Aug 30       Hoffman Estates Park District, Old Time Rock n Roll, Hoffman Estates, IL 1:30

Sept  2        Harbor Chase, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Long Grove, IL 11 am
Sept  2        Alden Gardens, The Stars & Stripes, Aurora, IL 1:30 pm 
Sept  2        Brookdale Lisle, The Stars & Stripes, Lisle, IL 6:30 
Sept 5-7      Daughter Olivia's wedding!
Sept 10       The Holmstad, Traditional Folk Songs, Batavia, IL 2/6:30 pm 
Sept 12       Knox Presbyterian, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Naperville, IL 1 pm 
Sept 13       Sunrise, Old Time Rock n Roll, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
Sept 14       Silverado, Trad American Folk Songs, St. Charles, IL 1 pm
Sept 19       The Lodge, Pop Hits of The 60's, Northbrook, IL 7 pm 
Sept 20       Independence Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
Sept 28       Solstice Senior Living, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Palatine, IL noon
Sept 29       Silverado, Trad American Folk Songs, St. Charles, IL 1 pm 

Oct    2       Brookdale Oak Park, Old Time Rock N Roll, Oak Park, IL 2 pm
Oct    4       Bethany Healthcare, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, DeKalb, IL 2 pm
Oct    4       Geneva Place, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Geneva, IL 4 pm 
Oct  16       Sunrise, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Highland Park, IL 6 pm 
Oct  17       Sunrise, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Willowbrook, IL 2 pm 
Oct  19       Brookdale Glen Ellyn, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Glen Ellyn, IL 6:30
Oct  23       Beacon Hill, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Oct  24       National Louis University, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Skokie, IL 11:45
Oct  24       Brookdale Des Plaines, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Des Plaines, IL 2
Oct  25       Heritage Woods, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Plainfield, IL 1:30 
Oct  25       Green Fields, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Geneva, IL 3:30 pm
Oct  29       Stickney N. Clinic, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Burbank, IL 10:30 am
Oct  30       America House, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Plainfield, IL 2:30 pm
Oct  30       The Reserve, Old Time Rock N Roll, Geneva, IL 6:30 
Oct  31       Villa St. Benedict, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Lisle, IL  

Nov  1       Sunrise Olympia Fields, Pop Hits of 50's & 60's, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm 
Nov  7       Palos Heights PD, The Stars & Stripes, Palos Heights, IL 9:45 am 
Nov  7       Wayne Township Senior Center, The Stars & Stripes, West Chicago, IL 1 pm
Nov  8       Sunnymere, The Stars & Stripes, Aurora, IL 2 pm
Nov  9       American Legion, The Stars & Stripes, Maple Park, IL 7 pm 
Nov 11      Victorian Village, The Stars & Stripes, Homer Glen, IL 10 am 
Nov 11      Brookdale Lisle, The Stars & Stripes, Lisle, IL  1 pm
Nov 11      Belmont Village, The Stars & Stripes, Carol Stream, IL 2:30 pm 
Nov 12      Luther Village, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 7 pm
Nov 19      Lutheran Home, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm 
Nov 21      Church Creek, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30
Nov 25      Indian Trails Library, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Wheeling, IL 2 pm
Nov 30      Sedgebrook, A Prairie Holiday, Lincolnshire, IL 1, 3:30, 5:15 

Dec   4       Townley Club Deerfield, A Prairie Holiday, Deerfield, IL 2 pm
Dec   5       National Louis Univ Dinner, A Prairie Holiday, Maggianos, Skokie, IL 7 pm 
Dec   6       Lutheran Home,  A Prairie Holiday, Arlington Heights, IL 2:30 
Dec   8       Brookdale Oak Park, A Prairie Holiday, Oak Park, IL 10-1 pm
Dec  11      Beacon Hill, A Prairie Holiday, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Dec  13      The Holmstad, A Prairie Holiday, Batavia, IL 2/6:30 pm
Dec  14      Channahon PD, A Prairie Holiday, Channahon, IL 10-12:30 
Dec  18      Dickinson Hall, A Prairie Holiday, Lake Forest, IL 1 pm 
Dec  21      Silverado, A Prairie Holiday, St. Charles, IL 1 pm
Dec  23      Alden Estates, A Prairie Holiday, Huntley, IL 2:30 pm 
Dec  26      Brookdale Vernon Hills, Old Time Rock N Roll, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm
Dec  28      Brookdale Glen Ellyn, Happy New Year, Glen Ellyn, Il 2:30 pm
Dec  31      The Reserve, A Happy New Year Party, Geneva, IL 5 pm