Six Strings Open Mic
Every Wednesday
Every Wednesday at Six Strings, check out some talented local musicians performing on stage.

If you're a musician who would like to play. Come on in, and sign up that night.

Doors: 7PM        Sign Up: 8:30PM        Show: 9PM



Scott Marek Band
January 20th, 2018
Raised in Downers Grove, Illinois, Scott is the third of eight children in the six girls/two boys Marek clan. Scott likes spending time with family and friends and especially enjoys bringing people together for outdoor BBQ's, sporting events, and to work on anybody's ailing car. Coming from a large, close family, he always knew whatever his dream was his family would be there to support him!

Scott started teaching himself how to play his dad's guitar in first grade and has been parading around the house playing a guitar and singing ever since. Although he can play and sing many music genres, it became apparent early on that he loved the greats of country music.

Scott's first public performance was at the church his family attended. In high school he participated in local talent shows and school contests. He has recently appeared as a finalist in two major country competitions: the Colgate Country Showdown and American Country Showcase. Currently Scott is one of the house band's for The World Famous Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville and playing venues throughout the midwest.

He has already had the privilege of opening for major country artists including Tim McGraw, Dierks Bently, Rodney Atkins, Diamond Rio, Bucky Covington, Keith Anderson, Colt Ford, Chely Wright, Jaron and the Long Road to Love, and many more. He has also had the honor of playing for many benefit celebrations that have supported St. Jude, American Cancer Society, team Layne, the Humane Society, Wounded Warriors, First Book of Mclean County, Jammin for Hammit and Save-a-Vet.

Until now, Scott has fine-tuned his skills and gained experience on-stage alone. He has searched long and hard for a handful of talented, dedicated, exciting musicians to complete his country music vision. Finally, one of the best male country voices in Illinois has teamed up with three fantastic musicians (Cody Gaesser, Kevin Yarger and Marty Kudla) to form one of the most talented Top 40 Country bands in Illinois. Check out the website for a show near you!

$5 Cover / $3 with Student ID

Doors: 7PM                Show: 10PM
The Feudin' Hillbillys
January 27th, 2018
The Feudin' Hillbillys have been entertaining by the thousands all across the Midwest for the last 12 years. They have performed with such artists as: Luke Bryan (twice), Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell, and over 19 of the industry's finest artists, headlined arenas, filled the center of a shopping mall, and look forward to you experiencing their high energy show. Buckle up for a ride with The Feudin' Hillbillys.

$5 Cover / $3 with Student ID

Doors: 7PM        Show: 10PM
Adairs Run
February 3rd, 2018
Adairs Run is a country group with a fiery edge based in Nashville, TN. Their sound encompasses the roots from rock and roll all the way to melodies that tie into the heartfelt storytelling in today’s country music. The band is made up of four members; Todd Hanchock, Pat Pollifrone, Ian Daugherty, and Chad Yarger.

Front man Todd Hanchock, from Princeton, WV, began playing guitar and taking lessons when he was just 10 years old. His passion grew throughout the years as he took on learning more and more songs from his favorite artists ranging from the 80’s through early 2000’s rock and country worlds. He took to songwriting in his early college years after performing at a few open mic nights, and began to realize his passion stood with composing songs about the stories that he experienced throughout his life.

While in college, he met lead guitarist Pat Pollifrone, from Salem, VA, and the two began to work venues around Huntington, WV as an acoustic duo. Pollifrone, who had been in and out of several other groups growing up, began to focus on techniques with songwriting and stronger lead melodies to tie into their material. In 2012 the duo headed to Nashville, where they picked up bassist Ian Daugherty and drummer Chad Yarger. The group has been touring for the last few years regionally through the East Coast and upper Mid-West packing out many country music venues and gaining a wide range of fans along the way. Adairs Run has even picked up opening slots at many festivals and fairs and shared the stage with national acts such as Jason Aldean, Tyler Farr, Cole Swindell, Florida Georgia Line, Josh Thompson and many more.

In May 2016, the band released their first EP titled “Turn Back the Miles.” The new music features 6 new compositions including one song featuring hit rock artist Chris Daughtry. The first single will be released to radio by the end of June of this year. The band will continue to tour in support of the new release into early 2018 before going back into the studio to work on a full length album.

Doors: 7PM                Show: 10PM
Boy Band Review
February 9th, 2018
Boy Band Review - Is the best Boy Band Tribute Show in the country! Bringing full production lights, video, dancing, harmonies and energy, Boy Band Review has captured the hearts of fans with their #boyband shows that transport audience members back in time to the days of frosted tips and hunky frontmen professing their undying love.

Bringing some sweet hip thrusts and air grabs performed perfectly “N SYNC”, Boy Band Review, helps you relive the best years.​

The #boyband shows are an incredible throw back experience with dancers and back up singers where the audience members relive the best years! They are playing to capacity crowds throughout the Midwest and spreading nationwide. They have played numerous high profile events, private engagements, a Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Casino, the NHL Stadium Series Classic Blackhawks game, and countless venues across the country to capacity crowds. Boy Band Review is everyone's favorite show since the 1990s!

$5 Cover / $3 with Student ID

Doors: 7PM                Show: 10PM
Radio Romance
February 16th, 2018
Radio Romance has been writing, recording and touring together since 2011. Their style is rooted in country and influenced by 90's pop rock. They are not another hopeful flash in the pan project, they are friends who view themselves as brothers and view their music as a reflection of not only themselves but the people in their lives that made them who they are today. They have been signed with Sony/ATV Nashville since 2013. Since signing they have been on the road grinding and working hard non-stop almost every weekend playing their own head-lining shows and have also opened for Luke Bryan, The Railers, Parmalee, Colt ford, Lee Brice, Easton Corbin, Michael Ray, Phil Vasser, Cole Swindell, ZZ Top and Bruce Hornsby to name a few. They have had the privilege to write with many talented writers in town like Bart Butler, Larry McCoy, Jody Stevens, Jeff Stevens, Mike Heeney, Corey Batton, and Shane Minor and have also formed a writing alliance with some of the best up and coming writers! They are only a few months away from releasing their new EP! One of the tracks is "Say What You Want," a sing along anthem style song portraying that everyone is different and that it's always best to be yourself and not to judge others for doing the same. Other tracks include the summer sing along "Hits Me Like The First Time," the rocker "Goodbye Dynamite" and the heartbreaking harmony driven power ballad "How Do You Go." 2015-16 seem like promising years for this fast up and coming band.

$5 Cover / $3 with Student ID

Doors: 7PM                Show: 10PM
Joe Stamm Band
February 23rd, 2018
Stamm began performing in dive bars, for free, with nothing but his acoustic guitar in 2007. These days, venues don’t mind sending him, and the 5-piece band he formed, a few bucks to play. The Joe Stamm Band – consisting of Dan Greuter on lead guitar, Jon Byler Dann on bass and background vocals, Cory Petty on guitar and Michael “Iggy” Dickson on drums - continues to extend their reach and fan-base, having released a music video to national TV and anticipating an album release sometime in 2015. Has the Joe Stamm Band “made it”? – “No,” Stamm answers, “and what does even mean? I’m not concerned with ‘making it’ or topping any charts or moving to Nashville. We just want to make the best music we possibly can, inspiring and entertaining the people around us right now. If we keep doing it right, the people who identify with us and our music will continue to grow in number and enthusiasm. That’s our goal. That’s what we want. We started this thing in the grassroots of central Illinois. And we plan to stay firmly rooted. Roots and growth are dependent on one another. We trust our fans will keep us centered on both.”

$5 Cover / $3 with Student ID

Doors: 7PM         Show: 10PM
Brushville
February 24th, 2018
Brushville is INTENSE…they are EXPLOSIVE…think matches and barrels of gasoline…with an unrelenting pressure on the audience of high energy…Brushville has been igniting stages all over the Midwest for the past 4 years. Being sought out by the BIGGEST and BEST events that the industry has to offer, including Chicago’s COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, COUNTRY FEST and COUNTRY THUNDER in Wisconsin…as well as premiere venues like, 2 Time ACM NIGHT CLUB OF THE YEAR WINNER, JOE’S BAR in Chicago, Illinois and SPINNAKER BEACH CLUB in Panama City Beach, FL for SPRING BREAK!!

To prove just how much of an impact Brushville can have, they decided to enter the BATTLE FOR THE SADDLE at Nashville, Tennessee’s legendary WILDHORSE SALOON in early 2012. Out of the over 300 national bands that entered, Brushville came out on top and was selected the winner by a panel of top industry professionals including Michael Knox (the man credited with “discovering” talents such as Jason Aldean, John Rich and Gretchen Wilson).

To further add to Brushville’s resume…they have shared the stage with some of Country Music’s MEGA-STARS including:

- KEITH URBAN - ALAN JACKSON - BRAD PAISLEY - LADY ANTEBELLUM - JAKE OWEN - THE BAND PERRY - PHIL VASSAR - LOVE & THEFT - LO-CASH COWBOYS - BIG & RICH -JUSTIN MOORE - and MANY MORE!!!

Brushville blends five extremely talented musicians, with incredible harmonies, an explosive stage show and a fresh, dynamic sound produced by an array of instruments to create an unforgettable experience for the audience. Brushville has been expanding their assault throughout the nation and is sure to be lighting up your area very shortly.

This isn’t just a band…

It’s an experience..

Doors: 7PM