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!!!

Upcoming Shows!!!

Chicago Brewing District’s Dancing In The Streets

On Hubbard Street between Wood & Paulina, 1700 W Hubbard St., Chicago IL 60622

JUST ANNOUNCED: ROSE HILL REVIVAL - The Ultimate Allman Brothers Tribute will be performing at this year's Chicago Brewing District’s #DancingInTheStreetsChi! Catch us live at the 2021 street fest in #WestTownChicago August 7 to enjoy some seriously hot jams and majorly refreshing cold brews. For all the details, be sure to visit

$10 Suggested Donation

Kevin Purcell & The Nightburners - Chicago's Red Hot, Rockin, Swamp Boogie Blues Band!!!

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The Broken Oar, 614 Rawson Bridge Rd, Port Barrington

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 one's you're sure to enjoy all on the scenic shores of the Fox River.

Davinia Ravinia featuring Kevin Purcell & The Root Doctors

DaVinci Waldorf School, 150 W Bonner Road, Wauconda

Come out and enjoy a date night with an evening of music! This adults-only live concert on school grounds will feature three incredible acts, made up almost entirely of DVWS teachers and alumni parents who moonlight as favorite local crooners as well as our very own Kevin Purcell and The Root Doctors!

VIP, Premium and General Admission Tickets Available

Kevin Purcell & The Nightburners - Chicago's Red Hot, Rockin, Swamp Boogie Blues Band!!!

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The Broken Spoke is excited to welcome back the iconic Kevin Purcell and the Nightburners!

If you haven't seen these guys you are in for a treat! Multi award winning, fan favorites Kevin Purcell & The Nightburners start at 1 pm rain or shine! Rumor has it he's bringing the horn section!

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Little Bear Blues Fest

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Little Bear Ribfest, 1001 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL

The 10th Annual Little Bear Ribfest is returning to Vernon Hills on August 20th and 21st. We have put together another amazing line-up of award-winning blues music including KEVIN PURCELL AND THE NIGHTBURNERS, in addition to several restaurants serving their most delectable ribs and side dishes. Our bourbon bar is back this year in addition to our beer tent serving your favorite brews. Grab your lawn chairs, head to Century Park, and enjoy this fun festival along the shores of Little Bear Lake.

Tickets are $5 for individuals over 5 years old are available for purchase at the event gate on festival dates. Proceeds from Little Bear Ribfest support the Park District’s Family Scholarship Fund.


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