Gardenstock 2019


9:45 - 11pm - Acoustic Circus

Closing the show at 9:45, Acoustic Circus electric/acoustic rock in the vein of jam and festival music. Solid rhythm, impressive leads and great vocals make for a fun show!

8:00 - 9:30pm - Sugar Lime Blue

Sugar Lime Blue makes a Gardenstock stopover. Currently their on tour for their third, full length, album, “Narcoluptuous”. Single, "Rainbow" has already garnered attention in Alternative Root Rock listings. This band’s juicy, mesmerizing sound is redefining Americana. It draws from the 3 main American stylings of Jazz, Blues and Country, to create a purely unique sound. 

6:30 - 7:45pm - Lojo Russo

Lojo Russo is a powerhouse. Described as a songwriter with a lot of lyrical power. And a guitarist with powerful playing. And a singer with one hell of a voice. Her live performances rocket crowds. Lojo performs with the energy and rocking empowerment of Ani DiFranco. And the graceful folksiness of the Indigo Girls and the gritty blues of Susan Tedeschi. Her new album “Fresh Oil…Loose Gravel” released in May.

5:15 - 6:15 pm - NOVA

If you dig strong women this band’s for you. NOVA lead singer, Crystal Collinson and crew dish up a fantastic array of music. Their style, including originals, ranges from classic to alternative rock. Add to that a hearty dose of crunchy grunge favorites.

4:00 - 5:00pm - Finding Home

Finding Home is a local folk rock band made up of five siblings. The vocal  musical  styling  of  Maddie  and  Marykate  exude  excitement  on  the  stage. Molly brings many years of experience and improv with her violin and piano, while Max and Menter are the backbone of the group on drums and bass. The family connection between the five makes their music and on-stage chemistry like none other. They play with Rock & Roll with a splash of folk, and their original work is authentic, inspiring, and fun. Their album, “Here I Go”, tells the story of their beginnings as a band.

2:45 - 3:45pm - Jenny Lynn Stacey & The Dirty Roosters

Bring on the fun with Quad Cities Iowa band, Jenny Lynn Stacy & The Dirty Roosters. They fry up an eclectic mix of bluegrass, old timey country-punk, and southern rock(abilly). And toss in some sweet little additions of funk, and beats that are so, so fresh. Band members include: Jenny Lynn Stacy, Shayne Quade, Joel Swanson, and Mark Gordon. They will be squeezing a sponge full of melodic rainbows into your ears. They are currently recording a full length album to be out before Christmas.

1:30 - 2:30pm - Kris Donaldson & Friends

Six years ago Kris made her first Gardenstock debut. Since then she’s worked her musical craft down in Branson, MO. She’s currently recording at Atlantis Recording Studio.


12:15 - 1:15pm - The Chicksie Dix

The Chicksie Dix amp up the shenanigans. Remix veteran Gardenstock bands of days past and you come up with these guys. Former Route 88 band member, Dayton Reuter on lead guitar. Drew Dillon, bass and Tim Lawson, drums are former members of The Hershey Squirts. And Jim Seavey holds the crew in check on rhythm guitar. They offer up rollicking versions of Rock classics from ABBA, The Go-Gos and Badfinger. Add to that the groovy 12 string sound of The Byrds.

11:00am - 12pm - Sweet-T

Sweet-T opens the show. This Chicago area band plays a broad range of jazz, country, and rock music.

Melanie Thompson - lead vocals
Bill Thompson - guitar
Ken Schultz - drums


2020 Lowell Park Road

Dixon, IL


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