Free admission and free parking! Head down to First Street for the 2nd night of this great two-day event! Wine tasting, craft beer, and cocktails in the beverage tent with delicious food vendors as well. Fireworks close out this 2-night event at 10:00 pm. Both events are family-friendly but please, no pets. This event is rain or shine.
4:30pm - Illinois Valley Community College Jazz Band (link)
6:30pm - Sam Fazio (link)
Chicago-based vocalist Sam Fazio has established a name for himself in the music scene over the years. A graduate of DePaul University’s School of Music, Sam’s repertoire includes a unique mix of jazz standards and pop classics—all with a fresh, hip sound.
Sam has entertained audiences at some of the most prestigious venues in the country, including Green Mill, Jazz Showcase, Andy's Jazz Club, City Winery, Untitled, and SPACE (Chicago); Cliff Bell’s (Detroit); Dakota (MN); and Feinstein's at the Loews Regency and 54 Below (New York City). Sam has also taken the stage at numerous performing arts centers, including Overture Center, Schauer Arts Center, Trueblood, and Metropolis. Sam has held residencies at many renowned hotels including the LondonHouse, Chicago Hilton, and a 6-year run at the historic Drake Hotel. Sam has performed at many festivals, casinos and events across the country, including a Presidential Inaugural Ball. In addition, Sam has performed pregame and/or halftime shows for the Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks and Cubs. For a complete listing, see Sam’s EPK.
Sam shares the stage with some of the top musicians in the Chicagoland area and across the country. Whether performing as a trio or big band, Sam always leaves the crowd wanting more.
8:30pm - Tammi Savoy (link)
Tammi Savoy is an Award winning Chicago-based International Retro / Vintage vocalist. Singing Soul, Jazz, Blues, Jump Blues, and more.
Imagine a woman with a powerful, soulful voice that nails the classic 40s, 50s and early 60s R&B and rock’n’roll sounds. Match that with a great stage presence accompanying a perfect visual adherence to mid-century vintage style.
"Sangin" from her heart and soul is what classic soul and vintage R&B singing Miss Tammi Savoy loves to do. Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Miss Tammi Savoy now calls Chicago, Illinois home. Although she has been singing since the age of 3 in her church choir, Tammi Savoy started singing professionally in 2014 and took the leap to follow her dreams and sing full time in 2018. Tammi performs her own Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues show: “The Tammi Show” around the world. She has also toured with several elite bands and continues to provide vocals for various tribute artists including many highly acclaimed Elvis Tribute Artists, and Bobby Wilson, son of the legendary Jackie Wilson. She has also performed her very own tribute to Diana Ross and is absolutely honored to be the 2019 Ameripolitan Music Award Rockabilly Female of the Year.
10:00pm Fireworks thanks to the City of La Salle
Additional performances at 6:00pm and 8:00pm by Ben & Kate (website)
- Lil' Bellas Pizza
- La Salle VFW
- The Dog House
- 9th Street Pub
- Haze Smokehouse
- The Taylored Plate
- Tropical Sno
- The Perfectly Flawed Foundation - popcorn and sober rides homes
Drink Vendors: Domestic beer and seltzers, Signature Cocktails from Star Union Spirits, Wine from August Hill Winery.
This two-day event would not be possible without the generous sponsorships from the following local businesses:
Gold Sponsors - $1,200:
Silver Sponsors - $600:
Bronze Sponsors - $300:
Aplington, Kaufman, McClintock, Steel & Barry, LTD
Bernabei, Balestri & Fiocchi Law Offices
Burgess Funeral Home
Hurst Funeral Homes
Illinois Valley Labor Management Council
Illinois Valley Building Trades
John Pohar & Sons
La Salle Body & Fender
Sasso Jewelry & Gifts
State Farm Insurance - Cody Burroughs
Wilson Landscaping Co.
La Salle Mayor Jeff Grove