Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Frank Calavanga

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Frank Calavanga

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Spanish Guitarist Frank Calavanga performing live from 6pm-9pm

Shows start at: 6pm every Wednesday & Thursday nights throughout the Summer!

Try our ALL NEW Bar Menu with  items starting at $8.00, along with great drink specials!

We hope to see everyone this summer for great music, great food, with great friends only at Franchesco's!

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series With Acoustic Juice

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series With Acoustic Juice

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Acoustic Juice Performing Live from 6pm - 9pm! 

If you loved the music of the 60's, 70's and 80's with maybe even a little Beatles thrown in you'll love Tim Austin, Doug Janicke and Tom Wilson who are "Acoustic Juice"

Big Daddy Woo Woo

Big Daddy Woo Woo

Big Daddy Woo Woo Performing Live in Franks Room

Tickets: $5

An't no party like a Woo Woo party cause a Woo Woo party don't stop!

If dancing, shaking your booty or just plain having a good time then Big Daddy Woo Woo is for you!

R.A.M.I Hall of Fame inductee 2007

 

 

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Mark Reed & Waddy

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Mark Reed & Waddy

 Mark Reed & Waddy performing live from 6pm-9pm

Shows start at: 6pm every Wednesday & Thursday nights throughout the Summer!

Try our ALL NEW Bar Menu with  items starting at $8.00, along with great drink specials!

We hope to see everyone this summer for great music, great food, with great friends only at Franchesco's!

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with The Lone Canary

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with The Lone Canary

The Lone Canary performing live from 6pm-9pm

The Lone Canary is a newly formed Folk/Americana duo comprised of long time Rockford musicians Jesse Fox and Heather Camacho. The Lone Canary has an acoustic, rootsy sound echoing the styles of The Civil Wars, Mumford and Sons, Cory Chisel and Joshua James.

Try our ALL NEW Bar Menu with  items starting at $8.00, along with great drink specials!

We hope to see everyone this summer for great music, great food, with great friends only at Franchesco's

SoundScape

SoundScape

Tickets: $5

If you love Jazz, R&B, Soul, & Funk you will love the soulful sounds of SoundScape!

Featuring:

Tim Austin - Drums & Vocals

David Thompson - Trumpet & Vocals

Rick Burns - Keys & Vocals

John Burns - Guitar

So grab your favorite cocktail or vino and get ready to dance the night away with "SoundScape"

Clutch Cargo

Clutch Cargo

Clutch Cargo Performing Live In Frank's Room

Tickets: $7

Clutch Cargo plays a very diverse range of music. Anything from Chicago, the Blues Brothers, to the Doors, Van Morrison, the Beatles, Journey, Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp, Bon Jovi and much more. For each show, Clutch Cargo has over a 150 songs to choose from for their play list.

The one constant among the members is their talent both for music and entertainment. Crowds and critics alike have taken notice of them. In 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 they won Rockford Area Music Industry awards and were also inducted into the Rockford Area Music Industry Hall of Fame. They are also an eight time "Best of Rockford" winner at the On The Waterfront Festival which is held Labor Day weekend in downtown Rockford.

Their live show has much more than just good music. Clutch Cargo provides a truly interactive experience for their audience. Their one rule is to play music people can dance to.

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Mark Reed & Waddy

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Mark Reed & Waddy

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Mark Reed & Waddy performing live from 6pm-9pm

Shows start at: 6pm every Wednesday & Thursday nights throughout the Summer!

Try our ALL NEW Bar Menu with  items starting at $8.00, along with great drink specials!

We hope to see everyone this summer for great music, great food, with great friends only at Franchesco's

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Olivia Dvorak

Olivia Dvorak peforming live 6pm-9pm

Olivia Dvorak is a singer/songwriter who blends a unique variety of styles from country, pop and folk into her own style of music and writing. She recorded seven of her original songs at Treasure Isle Recorders in Nashville, and is proud to release her first CD, "Don't Come Knockin.'"  Olivia has been around music her whole life and is pursuing a career as a singer/songwriter. Her raw and down to earth writing style compliments her voice, intricate guitar playing and original, thought provoking lyrics.

Try our ALL NEW Bar Menu with  items starting at $8.00, along with great drink specials! We hope to see everyone this summer for great music, great food, with great friends only at Franchesco's.

Dueling Pianos

Dueling Pianos

Tickets: $7

Chicago Dueling Pianos showcases the best live musicians dueling away and cracking you up with their raucous comedy antics. Go ahead, request your favorite song, loudly sing along, dance on stage or just bounce up and down in your seat. Chicago Dueling Pianos has everything you want.

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Frank Calavagna

Franchesco's Summer Concert Series with Frank Calavagna

Guitarist Frank Calvagna performs contemporary instrumental Spanish Guitar music in a style best described as jazz inspired, nuevo flamenco. His compositions and virtuosity has been compared to artists such as Jesse Cooke and Ottmar Leibert. Backed by percussionist, guitarist and/or a bassist, he regularly performs hundreds of shows annually from duo to quartet format. Performances include festivals, clubs, cafes, wine tastings throughout the Midwest.

With a repertoire consisting of a variety of contemporary, Latin and smooth styles of jazz, they appeal to a wide variety of audiences. 

The repertoire moves beyond the typical jazz instrumental format and places a definite focus on recognizable contemporary modern music. Performances often include flamenco inspired instrumental versions of well known tunes by artists like George Benson, Eric Clapton, Gipsy Kings, Earth, Wind and Fire as well as high energy original compositions. Whether you are a guitar connoisseur or merely interested in a great background to a romantic evening, Frank Calvagna will deliver.

Comedy Night With Vince Maranto

Comedy Night With Vince Maranto

Tickets: $7

Vince started his comedy career at the now defunct Comedy Cottage in suburban Chicago in 1982. He quickly became a regular at the local clubs, and then, worked his  way throughout the U.S.. During the years that followed, Vince performed for Zanies, The Funny Bones, The Improv, Catch A Rising Star, and Funny Business, among many, many other clubs. All of  which total over 20,000 shows @ over 450 different clubs, colleges and one nighters. (Plus corporate shows and  private parties)
Vince's show consists of everyday occurrences and audience dialogue.