McHenry Area Rotary Bands, Brews & BBQ 2023

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McHenry Area Rotary Bands, Brews & BBQ 2023

McHenry Area Rotary Bands, Brews & BBQ 2023

By McHenry Area Rotary Club

When and where

Date and time

August 18 · 4:30pm - August 20 · 6pm CDT


McHenry Petersen Park 4300 Peterson Park Rd McHenry, IL 60050

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

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The McHenry Area Rotary club’s Bands, Brews & BBQ

Our 12th annual event — re-named to reflect a more diverse, inclusive musical lineup — "is presented this year by the McHenry Outdoor Theater - Golden Age Cinemas!"

Friday, Aug. 18, through Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023


Friday 4:30pm to 11:00pm

Saturday 3:30pm to 11:00pm

Sunday noon to 6:00pm


Presale $10 per person; $15 at the gate.

12 and under free.

3-day weekend pass $20; $25 at the gate.

VIP Ticket (one-day admission to VIP tent plus four premium drink tickets) $75

Musical Lineup

Friday, Aug. 18

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: John Todd sponsored by Adams Auto Body and Service Center

7 p.m.-8:45 p.m.: Jimmy Nick

9 p.m.-11 p.m.: Cadillac Groove

Saturday, Aug. 19

4-6:15 p.m.: Ivy Ford

6:30-8:45: The Simple Remedy

9-11 p.m.: Too Fighters Chicago

Sunday, Aug. 20

Noon-1:45 p.m.: Wall of Denial

2-3:45 p.m.: Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners

4-6 p.m.: Two Beer Tommy

Bands Brews & BBQ is McHenry Area Rotary's premier fundraising event of the year. One hundred percent of the event's proceeds are donated to a variety of local, regional, national, and international organizations who help those in their greatest time of need.

This event has contributed nearly $300,000 to student leadership, vocational and college advanced placement programs, meals for the hungry, services for the homeless, humanitarian projects, and more. Your attendance at Bands Brews & BBQ ensures resources will be available for those in need — from local food banks and health clinics to relief efforts around the globe.

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