Music will fill the streets of Woodstock this summer thanks to the Benton Street Summer Concert Series. The music festival brings Benton Street to life with top-notch entertainment every weekend through the end of August.
Every Saturday from 6pm to 9pm and every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm, the outdoor patio section of Benton Street, shared by many of Woodstock’s popular bars and restaurants, hosts the area’s most famous The music of one of the famous artists is played.
Renowned musician and music promoter Danny Vintage conceived the idea for the festival and developed it with Ricky Leguizamo, who manages two of Woodstock’s top nightspots, Benton Street Tap and The Cabin. bottom.
“Music is my life and I love seeing people connect and enjoy great music,” says Vintage, who got into music as a child after hearing the influence of his uncle, who was a prolific guitarist. says.
Vintage made a name for himself on the national music scene as a bassist, drummer and DJ. After the death of his uncle, Vintage wanted to ensure that the love of music that inspired his mentor lives on.
“That was exactly the day music died for me,” says Vintage, citing Don McLean’s famous song “American Pie.” Instead of mourning, Vintage turned to making the Benton Street Concert Series a reality.
The Benton Street Summer Concert Series includes support from Benton Street Tap, The Cabin, DC Cobbs, Main Street Pore House and Oliver’s Bar & Grill. To support the event, Casamigos tequila will be served at most of the participating bars upon request.
What’s thrilling about the concert series is the opportunity to see many of McHenry County and the greater Chicago area’s best music artists in a local setting. This concert series allows people to enjoy an exciting musical production conveniently located in downtown Woodstock without having to travel across the state to see it. Benton Street is just off the famous and historic Woodstock He Square.
The range of artists featured in the Benton Street Summer Concert Series covers all genres of music including rock, pop, country, dance, metal, oldies, covers and more.
“We offer a little bit of everything,” says Vintage. “We look forward to seeing people from McHenry County and neighboring towns come and enjoy the show, the diversity of our artists, and the great food, drink and service at Woodstock’s bars and restaurants.”
Participating bars and restaurants will offer special drinks and meals to coincide with the concert series. Everyone involved goes out of their way to make the Benton Street Summer Concert Series everything a music fan dreams of.
To this end, local radio station Star 105.5 is also expected to make its presence known on Benton Street during concert programming.
“There’s nothing like great food, music, drink and a great environment. I love seeing people connect with music the way my uncle taught me to appreciate it,” said Vintage. say.
All indications are that the concert series is on its way to great success. If all goes well, the Benton Street Summer Concert Series will shine a spotlight on Woodstock’s great bars and restaurants, as well as great musical performances that excite audiences throughout the region.
“I hope this year will be the first of many concerts,” says Vintage with a mischievous grin that has become beloved by the audience. “I want you to come out and have a good time.”
Here’s the artist’s schedule:
• June 10: Montana Suede
• June 11: Rosie Rae and Joshua
• June 17: Matt Buelow
• June 18: Terry Byrne
• June 24th: Special announcement will be made
• June 25: Lara Bell
• July 1: Montana Suede and WT Newton and the Gunslingers
• July 2nd: Danny Vintage (oldies DJ set)
• July 8: Matt Buelow
• July 9: Cesare Salad
• July 15: Courtney & Chris
• July 16: Terry Byrne
• July 22: Ian Hall
• July 23: Nathan Graham
• July 29: WT Newton and the Gunslingers
• July 30: Suit up!
• August 5: Me & DV (Country Night)
• August 6: Johnny Lyons
• August 12: Nicole Nystrom
• August 13: Smaug Lonely
• August 19: Ryan Herrick
• August 20: Terry Byrne
• August 26: Yardchella
• August 27: Prairie Station