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INFINITY
FRI. FEB 24TH, 2023 8:30PM
ALL AGES SHOW
TNT CHICAGO AC/DC TRIBUTE
FRI. MAR. 10 2023
8PM - ALL AGES
RYAN NIEMILLER
SUN. MAR. 12, 2023 7:30PM
21+ SHOW
LIFE OF AGONY & SICK OF IT ALL TUE. MAR. 21 2023 DOORS OPEN AT 6PM – ALL AGES SHOW
GARTH BROOKS AND TRISHA YEARWOOD ULTIMATE TRIBUTE SHOW SAT. APRIL 15 – 7:30PM
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ALUMNI
KEVIN NEALON
SAT. APRIL. 8, 2023
COMEDIAN FROM AGT
JOSH BLUE
SAT. APRIL. 29, 2023 7PM

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this weeks events!

Upcoming Country Music - on the main stage

04
Feb, 2023

CHRIS STAPLETON & ERIC CHURCH TRIBUTES SAT. FEB 4 – 7:30PM – ALL AGES – **SOLD OUT**

McHenry 02/04/2023
Tennessee Whiskey Band Chicago, a renowned tribute to the music of Chris Stapleton, is made up of a talented team of Chicago's top musicians, who have been performing together and spreading their love of Chris Stapleton's music since 2020. They pride themselves on their technical abilities and precise detail to deliver the closest possible tribute to Chris Stapleton.
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15
Apr, 2023

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Ultimate Tribute Show SAT. APRIL 15 – 7:30PM – All Ages

McHenry 04/15/2023
This is the Ultimate Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood Tribute performance straight from Nashville featuring Shawn Gerhard as Garth and Amy Pelton as Trisha.
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12
May, 2023

MIRANDA LAMBERT, LUKE BRYAN, AND JASON ALDEAN ICONS OF COUNTRY TRIBUTE SHOWS FRI. MAY 12, 2023, 7:30PM

McHenry 05/12/2023
Icon's Of Country: Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, and Luke Bryan Tributes Friday May 12th, 2023, Tickets on sale now!
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Upcoming Live Comedy - on the main stage

12
Mar, 2023

Americas Got Talent Finalist Ryan Niemiller SUN. MAR. 12, 2023 7:30pm

McHenry 03/12/2023
Despite being born with a disability in both arms, Ryan Niemiller, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy” shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped. Ryan began his comedy career in Los Angeles, California, and hasn’t looked back since, performing in clubs and colleges across the country. Covering topics such as dating, trying to find employment, and attempting to find acceptance in a world not designed for him, Ryan tackles the issues in a way that makes you think while laughing the entire time. With his quick wit, great timing, and a gimmick that only he can exploit, Ryan hopes to prove to the comedy world that he may be unarmed, but he is dangerous.
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08
Apr, 2023

Saturday Night Live Alumni – Kevin Nealon SAT. April. 8, 2023

McHenry 04/08/2023
Kevin Nealon is an American comedian and actor known for Saturday Night Live, Stanley the Gatekeeper from Little Nicky, Mr. Cheezle from Grandma's Boy, Doug Wilson from Weeds and the voice of Glenn Martin DDS. He acted in many other films starring Adam Sandler including Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates and Eight Crazy Nights.
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29
Apr, 2023

JOSH BLUE SAT. APRIL. 29, 2023 7pm

McHenry 04/29/2023
Following his 3rd place finish on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Josh Blue is hitting the road with his As NOT Seen on TV Tour. There’s nothing quite like the experience of seeing a Josh Blue show LIVE. In the words of the great Howie Mandel, “This is the year of Josh Blue!”, so get your tickets and “Buckle UP!”. After his groundbreaking win on Last Comic Standing in 2006, Josh Blue has risen through the ranks to become a well-established headliner at venues throughout the world. In 2018, Josh crushed his set on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
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Upcoming Rock-n-Roll on the main stage

03
Feb, 2023

FELIX & FINGERS DUELING PIANOS FRI. FEB. 3 2023 7:30PM – 21+

McHenry 02/03/2023
ON THE MAIN STAGE IN THE FELIX FINGERS DUELING PIANOS Felix & Fingers Dueling Pianos is a national dueling pianos company headquartered in Chicago IL. F&F offer a highly interactive…
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$5.00
10
Feb, 2023

*SOLD OUT* Fool House – The Ultimate 90’s Dance Party FRI. FEB. 10 2023 at 8:30PM -21+ Show

McHenry 02/10/2023
is THE ULTIMATE 90’s DANCE PARTY! A LIVE musical event paying homage to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk. With a larger than life production, this show recreates the sights, sounds, and energy of the biggest stars of the 90’s. ​Nonstop sing alongs, party throwbacks and choreographed dance moves is what this show is all about! Come prepared to sing your heart out and dance all night long!
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14
Feb, 2023

TUES. 2/14/23 -Valentines Dinner & Show for 2 – Featuring Simply Elton & Mad Hatters Band – 21+ Event

McHenry 02/14/2023
Brian Harris is a virtuoso pianist, trained at Hartt School of Music in Connecticut and is also an experienced jazz pianist and at his core a true rock-n-roller. Brian created the Simply Elton show in 2012, envisioning a tribute to Sir Elton John that captured the magic and energy of the icon’s live performances. He performed over the years as a solo pianist and backing keyboardist/backing vocalist in many bands. Brian also served three years as a Sergeant in the Fourth U.S. Army Band stationed at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, performing as the band’s primary pianist
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24
Feb, 2023

INFINITY FRI. FEB 24TH, 2023 8:30PM – ALL AGES SHOW

McHenry 02/24/2023
INFINITY has NO limits or boundaries. They have a following that makes them one of the top most successful cover bands in the nation's third-largest metropolis. INFINITY continues to break attendance records wherever they perform. They light up the stage with their unique vocals and instrumentals of hits from Boston, Bon Jovi, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Queen, REO Speedwagon and of course their signature group...Journey. INFINITY covers everything from Classic to Current. INFINITY is known for their outgoing personalities and if you have ever seen them, you know exactly what to expect...if not, expect the unexpected...so be prepared, you might be singing along with them (and we guarantee you will), or a microphone may just appear before you. They maintain the ability to include the audience so you feel as if you are part of the show. A quote from the Lead Singer Bob, "this is not our show, it's yours". INFINITY enjoys the thousands of fans, young and young at heart, who sing along and become the chorus. They are genuine entertainers, and everyone in the audience no matter what age will become part of this show.
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10
Mar, 2023

TNT Chicago – AC/DC Tribute – All Ages FRI. MAR. 10 7:30PM

McHenry 03/10/2023
TNT-Chicago delivers the complete AC/DC concert experience with unmatched realism and attention to detail. The band's members are seasoned professional musicians that have focused on recreating the sights, sounds and energy of an AC/DC show.
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$10.00
21
Mar, 2023

LIFE OF AGONY & SICK OF IT ALL TUE. MAR. 21 2023 Doors open at 6PM – ALL AGES SHOW

McHenry 03/21/2023
Life of Agony emerged from the New York music scene in the early ’90s with one of the most distinctive sounds in its genre. Best known for its 1993 metal/crossover debut “River Runs Red” (Roadrunner Records), named by Rolling Stone as being one of the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time” the band instantly built a die-hard, cult following.
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26
Apr, 2023

NU METAL MADNESS TOUR 2 – HED P.E., CRAZYTOWN X, TANTRIC, & ADEMA – WED. APRIL. 26 2023 Doors open at 6PM – ALL AGES SHOW

McHenry 04/26/2023
Life of Agony emerged from the New York music scene in the early ’90s with one of the most distinctive sounds in its genre. Best known for its 1993 metal/crossover debut “River Runs Red” (Roadrunner Records), named by Rolling Stone as being one of the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time” the band instantly built a die-hard, cult following.
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17
May, 2023

STRYPER WED. MAY. 17 2023 8PM – ALL AGES SHOW

McHenry 05/17/2023
Iconic rock outfit Stryper is set to release The Final Battle (Frontiers Music Srl), the band’s fourteenth studio album. Showcasing hard-charging songs filled with crunchy guitar riffs, full-throated vocals and soaring melodies, the album reminds listeners that the seasoned foursome continues to produce divinely inspired music with enduring excellence.
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01
Jun, 2023

OTEP & SEPTEMBER MOURNING THU. JUNE 1 2023 7PM – ALL AGES SHOW

McHenry 06/01/2023
Life of Agony emerged from the New York music scene in the early ’90s with one of the most distinctive sounds in its genre. Best known for its 1993 metal/crossover debut “River Runs Red” (Roadrunner Records), named by Rolling Stone as being one of the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time” the band instantly built a die-hard, cult following.
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Upcoming DJ's - on the main stage

03
Feb, 2023

DJ AK FRI. FEB. 3 AFTER SHOW UNTIL CLOSE

McHenry 02/03/2023
Come support DJ AK at the Vixen! He is a man of mystery come and see what his vibe is all about!
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Free
04
Feb, 2023

DJ AK SAT FEB. 4 AFTER SHOW UNTIL CLOSE

McHenry 02/04/2023
Come support DJ AK at the Vixen! He is a man of mystery come and see what his vibe is all about!
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Free
10
Feb, 2023

DJ DANNY VINTAGE FRI FEB. 10 AFTER SHOW UNTIL CLOSE

McHenry 02/10/2023
DJ DANNY VINTAGE Keeps the night moving until close!
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SEARCH ALL EVENTS

WEDNESDAY OPEN MIC

Vixen Lounge 1208 N. Green Street, McHenry

Open Mic in the lounge starts at 7PM! First come first serve so get there early and sign up.

Free

Karaoke THURSDAY 7:30PM

Vixen Lounge 1208 N. Green Street, McHenry

Who out there likes to channel their inner Rockstar and share their talents with others? The Vixen is proud to announce Karaoke Thursday! This Thursday 7:30pm, come start your weekends…

Free

FELIX & FINGERS DUELING PIANOS FRI. FEB. 3 2023 7:30PM – 21+

Castle Autoplex Main Stage 1208 Green Street, McHenry, IL

ON THE MAIN STAGE IN THEFELIX FINGERS DUELING PIANOSFelix & Fingers Dueling Pianos is a national dueling pianos company headquartered in Chicago IL. F&F offer a highly interactive and energetic…

$5.00

CHRIS STAPLETON & ERIC CHURCH TRIBUTES SAT. FEB 4 – 7:30PM – ALL AGES – **SOLD OUT**

Castle Autoplex Main Stage 1208 Green Street, McHenry, IL

Tennessee Whiskey Band Chicago, a renowned tribute to the music of Chris Stapleton, is made up of a talented team of Chicago's top musicians, who have been performing together and spreading their love of Chris Stapleton's music since 2020. They pride themselves on their technical abilities and precise detail to deliver the closest possible tribute to Chris Stapleton.

DJ AK SAT FEB. 4 AFTER SHOW UNTIL CLOSE

Castle Autoplex Main Stage 1208 Green Street, McHenry, IL

Come support DJ AK at the Vixen! He is a man of mystery come and see what his vibe is all about!

Free

*SOLD OUT* Fool House – The Ultimate 90’s Dance Party FRI. FEB. 10 2023 at 8:30PM -21+ Show

Castle Autoplex Main Stage 1208 Green Street, McHenry, IL

is THE ULTIMATE 90’s DANCE PARTY! A LIVE musical event paying homage to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk. With a larger than life production, this show recreates the sights, sounds, and energy of the biggest stars of the 90’s. ​Nonstop sing alongs, party throwbacks and choreographed dance moves is what this show is all about! Come prepared to sing your heart out and dance all night long!

TUES. 2/14/23 -Valentines Dinner & Show for 2 – Featuring Simply Elton & Mad Hatters Band – 21+ Event

Castle Autoplex Main Stage 1208 Green Street, McHenry, IL

Brian Harris is a virtuoso pianist, trained at Hartt School of Music
in Connecticut and is also an experienced jazz pianist and at his
core a true rock-n-roller. Brian created the Simply Elton show in
2012, envisioning a tribute to Sir Elton John that captured the
magic and energy of the icon’s live performances. He performed
over the years as a solo pianist and backing keyboardist/backing
vocalist in many bands. Brian also served three years as a
Sergeant in the Fourth U.S. Army Band stationed at Fort
Sheridan, Illinois, performing as the band’s primary pianist

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