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Friday, April 27 at 9 PM - 11 PM Franchesco's Ristorante 7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, Illinois 61107 When he was six years old, Chris Barnes already knew he wanted to be a stand-up comedian. In 1980, he made his first appearance on stage at Sardino’s, a local nite club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ever since then, this native Milwaukeean has been making his mark on the comedy scene throughout the Midwest, the South, and the East Coast with his storming style of humor. Barnes can be best described as a high-energy comic that will take an audience and keep them laughing as he interprets his experiences of life. Barnes is also the man of many faces; his personality and facial expressions will bring an audience to life. Barnes has worked and laughed with such people as John Mendoza, JJ Jimmy Walker, Andrew Dice Clay, Sinbad, Bill Cosby, and many others. It’s no surprise Barnes has become a national headliner, working in such clubs as Dangerfield’s in New York City; Rascal’s in New Jersey; Zanies in Chicago; Chaplin’s in Detroit; Comedy Cafe in Milwaukee; and many others throughout the country.
Saturday, May 12 at 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center 610 North Bell School Road, Rockford, Illinois 61107 The KFACT Thrifty Teen Fashion Show will feature affordable trends from various consignment and thrift stores in the area. Modeling the outfits will be 25 young ladies who are mentored through KFACT's “Lady All Stars” mentoring program. There will also be the Lady All Stars dance team! KFACT mentees will be paired with volunteers for a day of shopping and will get to show off their selections on the runway during the fashion show. Each outfit will cost $10 or under to show the mentees they can dress for less and still be successful. All proceeds from this event will benefit the program and projects of KFACT a 501(C)3
Thursday, May 24 at 5 PM - 10 PM Prairie Street Brewing Co. 200 Prairie St, Rockford, Illinois 61107 FREE | All Ages The 2018 Dinner on the Dock music series is presented by Prairie Street Brewing Co. and offers guests great food, craft beer, and some of the best musical acts from Rockford and the surrounding areas of Chicago, Madison and more. Come by car or boat and relax on the dock with us each Thursday night in beautiful downtown Rockford. 2018 full schedule: https://bit.ly/2qqqRbO Premium outdoor seating is available (starting May 1) at $5/person for parties of eight (8) or more. Call 815.277.9427 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a reservation.* ABOUT THE BAND The Harlan Jefferson Band is a high-energy 6 to 8 piece performance band, specializing in a wide range of music styles from motown, jazz, oldie goldies, country, rock, r and b to Caribbean, island, beach and reggae and lots of dance music. THJB will ignite a performance that will have you on your feet! ABOUT THE VENUE Prairie Street Brewing Co. is a historic brewpub in downtown Rockford, Illinois producing handcrafted and locally-sourced food and beer. It is also home to many popular events such as Dinner on the Dock, Rockford Handmade Market, and Ale Yeah Yoga. The facility itself houses event and banquet space for weddings and corporate events, as well as office space, lofts and a marina. For more information, visit psbrewingco.com or call 815-277-9427. — *Reservation pricing does not include food or drink (buffet-style food and beer tents/bars are located nearby for your convenience). Table reservations are available upon order of earliest request, and the $5/person is non-refundable.
Saturday, May 12 at 7 PM - 12 AM Saint Ambrogio Society 802 Montague St, Rockford, Illinois 61102 Back by popular demand #GrownFolksOnlyNight (Pt 2) #MOTHERSDAYEDITION Sat May 12th at St Ambrogio Society Ft Kandrice Jackson and the Soul Review Band hosted by the lovely Ms Gina Meeks Throwback and Old School Music provided by DJ Neal Howard ages 30 and up,First 20 women to enter the venue will receive a Rose,free appetizers served until gone,Doors open at 7pm,show starts at 730pm until 12am Pre-Sale Donation Tickets are $25.00,(NO DOOR SALES) raffle prizes and 50/50,Tickets go on sale Tuesday,only 130 tickets will be sold to keep venue intimate and spacious,last event sold out two weeks in advance so purchase tickets asap (No Holds) (Please share)
Saturday, April 21 at 6 PM - 10 PM Tebala Event Center 7910 Newburg Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61108 LADY A PRESENTS A NIGHT OF COMEDY & MUSIC STARRING COMEDIAN JOE TORRY & FRIENDS KANDRICE JACKSON AND THE SOUL REVIEW BAND, COMEDIAN MARCOS LARA, TIFFANY LOVE, & TARA TERRY HOSTED BY DEON FREEMAN MUSIC BY DJ RATED AG. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ON EVENTBRITE.COM OR 30.00 ADVANCED 35.00 AT THE DOOR OR 40.00 VIP RESERVED SEATING. DOORS OPEN @6P SHOW STARTS @7P ANY QUESTIONS CALL 309-669-6687
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