This Week in the Stateline

This Week in the Stateline

Rockford -- Downtown

Mary's Place

Fri. Dec. 7: Bare Bones: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Sat. Dec. 8: Too Deep: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.


​Tues. Dec. 4: Alex Gustafson: 8:00-10:00 p.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: Karma Committee: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.

Prairie Street Brew House

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Dinner on the Dock season has concluded

Irish Rose Saloon

​Fri. Dec. 7: Lone Canary: 9:30-11:30 p.m.

Owly Oop

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Rockford -Westside


Fri. Dec. 7: JAMS -- Jerry Dale Harris: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Sat. Dec. 8: Spotted Dog: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

North Main Bar

Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Whiskey's Roadhouse

Fri. Dec. 7: Roxtar: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m
Sat. Dec. 8: Toys for Tots event featuring nine bands, including Master Plan (All ages until 10:00 p.m.): 3:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.


​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Blind Date: 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Two Wheel Inn

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Rockford -Eastside

Dusty Boots

​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: In the Stix: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Upcoming Events




John Mellencamp will play the Coronado Performing Arts Center just a week into his tour in support of a new album, which comes free with every online ticket purchase.



"One Night of Queen" will be performed by Gary Mullens and The Works, which is a Queen tribute band, on Saturday, March 30, at 8:00 p.m.

The Coronado Performing Arts Center

Spear-headed by the Friends of the Coronado, a non-profit organization formed in 1997, the Coronado Theater, which opened in 1927, was reborn in January, 2001.

Now known as the Coronado Performing Arts Center, its been returned to its original grand style as a state-of-the-art performance and entertainment facility after an $18.5 million restoration.

For information on events and tickets, please call 815-968-0595 or follow this link:

The Nordlof Center

The Nordlof Center is Rockford’s premiere cultural, arts and community resource. Located at 118 N. Main St., Rockford, the 30,000-square-foot facility provides a multi-use performance and classroom venue for the region’s performing arts and technology training needs. The entire building is equipped with high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi access. Inside you’ll find the 280-seat J.R. Sullivan Theater, multiple meeting and classrooms and the state-of-the-art Walmart Computer Classroom.
For rates and availability call the Nordlof Center at 815.987.66


Rockton Inn

​Wed. Dec. 12: TBA: 10:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. 

Nmt Drink

​Fri. Dec. 7: Galaxy: 8:00-11:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Raine Stern: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Baci's Kitchen

​Fri. Dec. 7: Tom Mack: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: Shifty Shafer: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Town Hall

​Fri. Dec. 7Bootleg Soul: 9:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.

Shooter's North (Forest Hills Lanes)

Shooter's East (Cherry Bowl)

Gene's Place

Shooter's (Don Carter lanes) 

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.


​Fri. Dec. 7: Secret Serenade: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Flannel Daze: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Minimal: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: Dirt Road Rebelz: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 8:00-12:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA
​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7TBA: 8:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Rollin' Whiskey: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.


​Fri. Dec. 7: Stevee Nix: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Cucina Di Rosa

​Sat. Dec. 8: Vince Chiarelli : 6:00-9:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Lone Canary: 6:00-9:00 p.m.


Grant Park

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Victory Tap

​Sat. Dec. 8: Mike Owens: 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Loves Park

Tad's on the Rock

Sunday Fundays have concluded for the season


Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m


Splitters (Park Lanes)

Casey's Pub


Hope & Anchor

​Fri. Dec. 7: Good Karma: 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Machesney Park

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Rev Raven & CSABs w/West Side Andy: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7Bryan Marchione: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Crazy Times

​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 7:00-10:00 p.m. 
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Pig Minds Brewery

​Fri. Dec. 7: Michael Silvestri: 7:00-10:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Cole Brandt: 7:00-10:00 p.m.


The Whiffle Tree

Wednesday Nights on the Patio have concluded

Louie's Tap House

​Sun. Dec. 9: Minimal: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Firehouse Pub 

​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Jime  Z 

​Fri. Dec. 7: Distilled: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.


Rockton Inn

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 8:00 p.m.-1:00 A.M.

South Beloit


Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 8:00-11:00 p.m


Grand Avenue Pub

​Mon. Dec. 10: Dave Potter & Jimmy Voegelli & Westide Andy: 8:00 p.m.
​Wed. Dec. 12: Open Mic: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
​Thur. Dec. 6: Glenn Davis & Pops Fletcher: 7:00-10:00 p.m. 
Fri. Dec. 7: Vinyl Daze: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Zach Matthews: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Sun. Dec. 9: Magpie Twitch: 3:00-6:00p.m.

The Tavern 

​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 8:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Mike's Roadhouse 

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Palpables Pub 

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA

Poplar Grove

Mortimer's Roadhouse

The Grove

​Sun. Dec. 9: Keaton & Andy: 2:00-6:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Stateline: 8:30 p.m-12:30 a.m.

HydeOut Bar

​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.


Best Dam Bar


Hot Rod Nellies 

​Fri. Dec. 7: Rollin' Whiskey: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m
​Sat. Dec. 8: Back Country Roads: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. 


The Wagner House

​Fri. Dec. 7: Rhythm & Brews: 6:00-11:00 p.m.
​Wed. Dec. 5: Dinner With Crazy Neighbor: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 6:00-10:00 p.m.


​Tues. Dec. 11: John Hartman's Jazz Alliance: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
​Sun. Dec. 9: Andrew Kline with Jeremy Toledo (Unplugged): 3:00-7:00 p.m. 
​Fri. Dec. 7: TBA: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: Dirty Sheetz: 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: The Gilligan's: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Thur. Dec. 6: Royal Bliss & Static Signal ($7.00 Cover): 7:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: Mark Sturm: 7:00-11:00 p.m.
​Fri. Dec. 7: Chuck Murphy: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
​Sat. Dec. 8: TBA: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.



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