“Kevin blows up a storm but leaves plenty of room for the rest of the band to show their stuff too. Nobody holds back…these guys kick butt!!” - Twelve Bar Rag, Suncoast Blues Society (FL)
Chicago's Red Hot, Rockin, Swamp Boogie Blues Band!!!
The Village of Mount Prospect and the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce welcomes all residents and guests to enjoy great music, food, and fun at the annual Mount Prospect Downtown Block Party!
Admission is FREE!
Live music, food, and beverages will be available throughout the event.
FREE kids' activities will be held Saturday 12 PM - 6 PM!
Free Parking Options
Emerson Street Parking Deck @ 30 S. Emerson Street - access Emerson Street from Central Avenue East Commuter Lot @ southeast corner of Northwest Highway and Emerson Street
The block party is less than 2 blocks from the Mount Prospect Metra Train Station on the UP Northwest line.
Chicago's Red Hot, Rockin, Swamp Boogie Blues Band Rocks the Windy City!!!
Your favorite blues band will be playing some of our original tunes, as well as all the classics you know and love, plus a few new ones you're sure to enjoy all on the scenic shores of the Fox River.
Celebrate Highwood will transform its Downtown into Nashville’s Honky Tonk Row for the 5th Annual Nashwood (Nashville+Highwood) Music Fest. Attendees of all ages are encouraged to don their cowboy boots and hats over Labor Day Weekend, September 2-4, for three days of FREE live country, bluegrass, blues, and Southern rock music, as well as Southern-inspired food and drink specials.
The sounds of Nashville will permeate the air as music lovers stroll the streets of Downtown Highwood enjoying over 100 FREE performances throughout 25 venues including 10 outdoor performance spaces, all within a 48-hour time frame. There are no cover charges, but in true Nashville style, tips are always welcome to support the musicians!
Saturday of Labor Day weekend brings the 23rd Annual Street Dance hosted by the Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Village of Wauconda. Main Street is closed from 4 pm until 11 pm, and filled with residents enjoying live bands while gathering groceries for the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry. 2022 Headliner is Kevin Purcell & The Nightburners.