Welcome to our local bands page. If you are in a local Country Band, or know someone who is, and would like to be featured on this page please contact Bossman with all of your information.
Suburban Cowboys
Suburban Cowboys is the ultimate country music cover band! Dedicated to delivering Chicago's best country big stage experience in a small venue. With exceptional play lists designed for the hard core country fan as well as the casual enthusiast. We will make your event shine with excellence, musicianship and a high energy performance! For booking call Dave Ensslin at 773-547-3833 or email dave@doubledbooking.com  www.suburbancowboysband.com
Rural Route One
Award Winning Rockin' Country Band Out of Lake County, IL! Rural Route One is Comprised of 5 Extraordinary Members & entertains throughout Illinois, Indiana, & Wisconsin! High Energy, Dynamic, & Entertaining- Playing Rockin' Country Covers & Originals!
Mandy Z - Vocals, Percussion, Guitar
Bob Lindsley - Vocals, Drums
Jim Roxworthy - Bass
Pat "Hutch" Hutchins - Vocals, Guitar
Bart Alonzo - Vocals, Guitar
Click HERE to contact us.
I 57th South is a band that doesn't fit into a single category. They can shift gears from Cash/Waylon to Buddy Holly/Carl Perkins to Skynyrd/Allman Brothers to Beatles/Springsteen. From the largest city to the smallest town - just like I 57 they travel as far as possible with an Illinois perspective on music. I 57 South has just released its first CD of 10 original songs titled ILLINOIS OPRY on Lane Records with a second album forthcoming. Get more information here.
Honky Tonk Heroes is a 5-piece, 4-part harmony band. We play country music and southern rock. We feature music of: Blake Shelton, Josh Turner, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steve Holy, Johnny Cash, Toby Keith, Garth Brooks, Billy Currington, Marshall Tucker Band, Trace Atkins, Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band, Elvis Presley and more! We also take requests. We are open to playing any venue. If you want to listen to a band that YOU CAN DANCE to, Honky Tonk Heroes is your band!
Facebook: Search Don Ashley/Honky Tonk Heroes
Annie Kennedy is a country singer/songwriter, originally from Woodridge, IL who is currently living and writing in Nashville. Annie's traditional country sounds infused with a modern twist have already begun to set her apart in the music city. Annie has just released her first album entitled "Highway Songs".  You can check it all out at www.anniekennedycountry.com!

Back Country Roads

Back Country Roads is a 6 piece band based out of Dekalb, IL. playing mostly the newer Country covers while mixing in a few originals. In the band’s short career they have played Country Thunder USA 2010, opened for American Idol’s Danny Gokey and won the local competition for the Colgate Country Showdown.
Facebook and MySpace pages 
Hillbilly Rockstarz


The Midwest's Premier Rockin' country band, they cover the latest hits in country music as well as some of your older favorites. These players have one thing in common, the desire to play great music and have fun with You! The Music fans! Lauren JO - Lead Vocal, Scott Lewis Lead guitar & Lead Vocal, Tom Clymer-Bass guitar/ Vocals, Tim Canon-Lead guitar, Tim Liebelt-Drums


MySpace / Facebook

Penny Mae Dixon Band

High energy, country music, that gets your attention, and off your feet. They show excellent musicianship, outstanding stage presence, and a commitment to keeping it country but still adding a unique sound. Recently, the band has completed more original songs to follow-up their latest hit and working on an album.  An explosive show you don’t want to miss!
Lucky Town
Andrew Jess - Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar
Amy Carlson - Lead Vocals
Mike Aquino - Lead Guitar/Vocals
Matt Marvic - Drums
Jason Trtan - Bass Guitar/Vocals
Chris Halla - Keyboard/Vocals
Myspace Click Here
We’re also on facebook Click Here
and Amy created a group on Facebook called Chicago Country Bands & Fans Unite Click Here
Cross County Junction

A Wisconsin’s premier hi-energy contemporary country band.Combining the showmanship sensibilities of a classic rockact with the heart and soul of new country, CROSS COUNTY JUNCTION performs today’s hot Top 40 country.
Stacy - Vocals
Jessica - Vocals
Mike - Rythm & Vocals
Matt - Base
Randy - Lead Guitar
Tommy - Drums

ELEKTRIK RODEO - is not only standing up...they are lighting things up!

Whether you are a die-hard countrymusic fan or not, you will appreciate this "must see show" These good ol' boys light up the stage!  Covering yesterday's as well as today's country classics. With a rhythm section you could set your watch to.  Guitar with enough emotion to make some of the best players weep.  Topped off with sensational vocal harmonies,  to complement a letter perfect frontman with a knack for the harp.

Katie Quick

With her Chicago twang, powerhouse vocals, and “infectiously good” original songs, she uniquely blends country music with her strong urban roots creating a genre of her own. 

ONLINE: www.katiequick.com

Cattle Bandits

Winner of the 2008 WCCQ/Grundy County Ag Fair Battle of the Country Bands.
Their new CD "Homegrown" is available now with 11 original cuts.
Guitar/Harmonica/Vocals - Eric Gordon
Lead Guitar - Doug Ross
Bass/Vocals - John Rapp
Keyboard - Kyle Ripsch
Percussion - Tom Sparrow
Check out their web site HERE
Righteous Hillbillies

Winner of the 2007 WCCQ/Grundy County Ag Fair Battle of the Country Bands.

If Johnny Cash had ever met up with AC/DC and the two created an album, it might sound something like the Righteous Hillbillies' self-titled debut CD.

Meet the Band and check out the CD HERE
Scott Dubose and the 101 Ranch

Scott DuBose and the 101Ranch is proud to announce that Scott DuBose and Gregg Rodriguez have joined Dolly Parton, Joe Don Rooney,  Loren O'Neal as artists officially endorsed by Washburn Guitars

Country Band of the year!
Suburban NiteLife 05
Midwest beat 06

Meet the Band and Check out the CD HERE



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