Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Influenced by blues, jazz, R&B, gospel, and hip hop and instructed by his father A.Z. Jefferson, Jr., Harlan began performing at the age of 10. By the time he was in junior high school and active in bands, he became known locally as the “National Anthem Player,” performing at college, semi- and pro-ball games from[...]
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Throughout our 34 year history, Little Vito and the Torpedoes have maintained the long-standing tradition of being the top show band in the area and continue to amaze audiences all over the Midwest at venues like Summefest, Rhythm and Booms, and State Fairs. The band’s incredible talent is delivered through a state of the art sound[...]
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Dancing At Harry’s Place Love to dance, or just wish you could? Dancing at Harry’s Place is the spot to learn to Tango, Salsa, Waltz and more with free lessons. When you’ve figured out the footwork, try out your new talent during open dance time.  Come with or without a partner. Free Dance Lessons 7:00[...]
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Fronted by brothers Dick and Dave Pruitt on bass and electric guitars, with Michael Cherry on drums, the Bel Airs play a danceable mix with an authentic but eclectic bluesy-country-soul-and-rock-n-roll sound influenced by the likes of Wilson Picket, Slim Harpo, Howlin’ Wolf and Johnny Cash. Thank you to our Music Sponsors of the night:  Visit Beloit  [...]
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Currently you can catch Dave with his band The Dave Potter Trio. Dave not only has had the privilege to sit in with some of the best local and regoinal talant, from Northern Wisconsin to the Windy City of Chicago, he has shared the stage with the likes of Bob Margolin, Billy Flynn, Barrelhouse Chuck, Lurrie Bell. Website[...]
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Dancing At Harry’s Place Love to dance, or just wish you could? Dancing at Harry’s Place is the spot to learn to Tango, Salsa, Waltz and more with free lessons. When you’ve figured out the footwork, try out your new talent during open dance time.  Come with or without a partner. Free Dance Lessons 7:00[...]
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
In 1971 soul singer Jean Knight posed the musical question, “Mr. Big Stuff, who do you think you are?”  40 years later, if that question were asked of this stateline octet, winners of RAMI and On the Waterfront Best of Rockford awards, the answer might well be difficult to pin down.  Mr. Big Stuff, the[...]
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Hailing from the ‘Windy City,’ Blind Pig recording artists the Cash Box Kings are keeping REAL DEAL, old-school Chicago blues alive and thriving. The band is dedicated to carrying on the spirit of the 1940’s and 50’s post-war Chicago blues sound as well as the Delta blues music of the 20’s and 30’s.  But these illustrious[...]
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Dancing At Harry’s Place Love to dance, or just wish you could? Dancing at Harry’s Place is the spot to learn to Tango, Salsa, Waltz and more with free lessons. When you’ve figured out the footwork, try out your new talent during open dance time.  Come with or without a partner. Free Dance Lessons 7:00[...]
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Beginning as a teenager, Gary McAdams has been the lead vocalist in several touring acts.  He currently keeps a full performance schedule as the lead male vocalist for the regionally popular Rainbow Bridge Band. Rainbow Bridge is a true variety band, performing Top 40 Country/Rock, Classic Rock, Oldies and R&B.  During RB downtime, Gary also[...]
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Dancing At Harry’s Place Love to dance, or just wish you could? Dancing at Harry’s Place is the spot to learn to Tango, Salsa, Waltz and more with free lessons. When you’ve figured out the footwork, try out your new talent during open dance time.  Come with or without a partner. Free Dance Lessons 7:00[...]
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
In September of 2014, Elmore Magazine called The Jimmys one of “Summer Festival Season’s Top Ten Attention-Grabbing Acts” on a list that included some very high profile national touring artists. Website Have  a Listen         Thank you to our Music Sponsor of the night: Regal          
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm Jones Pavillion at Riverside Park
Rio shown on a huge outdoor screen along the riverfront. Movie on the Big Lawn is one of Friends of Riverfront’s biggest events of the year! Come bring the whole family down and enjoy a movie on our 50 foot inflatable big screen, while also getting interactive with the movie! Free family event! Located at the south[...]
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Dancing At Harry’s Place Love to dance, or just wish you could? Dancing at Harry’s Place is the spot to learn to Tango, Salsa, Waltz and more with free lessons. When you’ve figured out the footwork, try out your new talent during open dance time.  Come with or without a partner. Free Dance Lessons 7:00[...]
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm Harry Moore Pavilion at Riverside Park
Danny Jerabek (accordion, keys, vocals, cornet, sousaphone, etc.) and his wife, Michelle (Thull) Jerabek (bari saxophone, vocals, guitar, washboard, etc.) both started performing with their family on stage at an early age.  Once in their teens, they crossed paths again and eventually realized they were meant to be together.  They started writing songs and formed[...]