Event Details

The Rock River will be the backdrop for a family-friendly concert series, headlined by well-known musicians from across the United States performing at Burpee Museum: Music on the Rock. On Wednesday evenings, reserve a seat in a scenic outdoor seating area for $15. Food and drink will be available for purchase from local ven- dors starting at 5:30PM. The musicians will begin a 90-minute set at 6:30PM. Free open seating will also be available.

Music lovers will be treated to performances by Howlin’ Brothers, a Nashville based string band anchored in a bed of old-time blues and bluegrass, Kevin Gordon who Rolling Stone Magazine says,“Dude’s a juke-joint professor emeritus” and Sam Llanas, an iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist, and song- writer performs. He is best known for his unique and distinctively soulful voice.


Summer 2018 Concert Schedule

June 13, 2018

Swingbilly RFD

June 20, 2018

The Howlin’ Brothers

June 27, 2018

Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers

July 11, 2018

Kevin Gordon

July 18, 2018

Sam Llanas



  • When: Wed Jun. 13
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Address: 737 North Main Street
    Rockford IL,US 61103

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