Join us for an evening of live music, food, and drinks to support The Dole. All proceeds from these fundraisers go towards saving The Dole so we can survive the pandemic and get back on track with serving our community through arts, music, history, and education. MUSIC UNDER THE TREES gives our community an opportunity to safely gather together, connect with one another, and raise money for a good cause.

 “We were on an upward trajectory plan for sustainability as “A New Day at The Dole” but COVID-19 derailed that and we once again need the support of our community.” ~ Nancy Merkling & Janet Kay Co-Executive Directors.

Limited Seating! Buy Your Tickets Online Now!

Covid-19 Guidelines:

  • Upon arrival and while moving around the grounds masks are required.
  • When you are in YOUR circle you can take off your mask.
  • Socially distanced circles, 6 people max per circle for your group, bring your own chairs or blankets.
  • Follow socially distanced marks on the ground while you are out of your circle.
  • High-touch surfaces will be treated with disinfectant before, during, and after the performance.
  • Please purchase your ticket(s) online.
  • For more guidelines, Click Here

Food:

Food will be catered by licensed caterer Ed Kisman of Grill Masters Catering.

Grill Masters Catering provides a delicious array of foods for a wide variety of functions. We do the grilling, you do the chilling!

Payment transactions for food will be done during the event when you pick up your food order.

August 5th and 19th Menu:

Pulled Pork Sliders – $12.00    Grilled Veggie Sandwich – $12.00
Jerk Chicken Wrap (served cold) – $12.00 Kids – Smoked Mac & Cheese – $6.00

Thank you to our sponsors:

Music Sponsor:

The Russell
Family

Stage Sponsor:

Mug Sponsor:

Mask Sponsor:

Jim & Justin from Modern Day Romeos

Date: Wednesday, August 19th

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jim & Justin have been the premiere acoustic duo in the Chicagoland area for the past 15 years. They are interactive and fun and play a wide variety of cover song from Elvis and Johnny Cash to Tom Petty, Prince and Imagine Dragons. Every show is customized to the event. No two shows are ever the same. Jim and Justin are the original acoustic experience.

Ticket Information:

  • Performance on Wednesday, August 19th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Check-in will open around 5:45 pm
  • Tickets sales will end on Sunday, August 16th at midnight.
  • Upon arrival and while moving around the grounds masks are required.
  • When you are in YOUR circle you can take off your mask.
  • Socially distanced circles, 6 people max per circle for your group, bring your own chairs or blankets.
  • Please indicate which meal you would like during the event.

Fundraiser Ticket Prices:

  • Limited up to 6 people per circle.  
  • General seating cost (bring your own seating): $20.00
  • All proceeds from these fundraisers go towards saving The Dole so we can survive the pandemic and get back on track with serving our community through arts, music, history, and education.
Limited Seating. Buy Your Tickets ONLINE Now!

 

Covid-19 Guidelines:

  • Upon arrival and while moving around the grounds masks are required.
  • When you are in YOUR circle you can take off your mask.
  • Socially distanced circles, 6 people max per circle for your group, bring your own chairs or blankets.
  • Follow socially distanced marks on the ground while you are out of your circle.
  • High-touch surfaces will be treated with disinfectant before, during, and after the performance.
  • For more guidelines, Click Here

Food:

Food will be catered by licensed caterer Ed Kisman of Grill Masters Catering.

Grill Masters Catering provides a delicious array of foods for a wide variety of functions. We do the grilling, you do the chilling!

Payment transactions for food will be done during the event when you pick up your food order.

September 2nd & 16th Menu:

BBQ -Meatloaf Sandwich – $12.00

Southwest Delight – $12.00

Grilled Veggie Sandwich – $12.00

Kids –Sloppy Joe and Fritos – $6.00 

 

Jimmy Nick

Date: Wednesday, September 2nd

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Jimmy Nick is an old school rocker with great energy and enjoyably aggressive guitar playing. A fun band!” – Bruce Iglauer, President & Founder, Alligator Records

Jimmy Nick is an old-fashioned, guitar slinging blues prodigy who spent his teenage years being schooled by legendary bluesmen in the famous Chicago clubs of Kingston Mines, Rosa’s Lounge, and B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted.

Over the last year Jimmy has recorded his first live album for a full house at The Raue Center for the Performing Arts, performed over 200 shows*, advanced to the semifinals at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, as well as headlined at Buddy Guy’s Legends, and B.L.U.E.S on Halstead. Most recently, he was featured on the WGN Morning News.

Ticket Information:

  • Performance on Wednesday, September 2nd from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Check-in will open around 5:45 pm
  • Tickets sales will end on Sunday, August 30th at midnight.
  • Upon arrival and while moving around the grounds masks are required.
  • When you are in YOUR circle you can take off your mask.
  • Socially distanced circles, 6 people max per circle for your group, bring your own chairs or blankets.
  • Please indicate which meal you would like during the event.

Fundraiser Ticket Prices:

  • Limited up to 6 people per circle.  
  • General seating cost (bring your own seating): $20.00
  • All proceeds from these fundraisers go towards saving The Dole so we can survive the pandemic and get back on track with serving our community through arts, music, history, and education.
Limited Seating. Buy Your Tickets ONLINE Now!

 

Cassandra Vohs-Demann & Denny Svehla, aka Denny Diamond

Date: Wednesday, September 16th

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cassandra has spent over three decades working as a professional musician, performer, vocalist, composer, director, coach and producer. She is a prolific songwriter who uses her artistic voice to share stories of life and hopefully inspire others through her music.  Cassandra is also a strong believer in the power of community and spends much of her time using her gifts to bring people together and provide opportunities for people to shine. www.cassandravohsdemann.com

Denny Svehla, aka Denny Diamond, has spent over 20 years traveling the country performing the songs and telling stories of the inspiration behind the music of Neil Diamond.  www.dennydiamond.com

Ticket Information:

  • Performance on Wednesday, September 16th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Check-in will open around 5:45 pm
  • Tickets sales will end on Sunday, September 13th at midnight.
  • Upon arrival and while moving around the grounds masks are required.
  • When you are in YOUR circle you can take off your mask.
  • Socially distanced circles, 6 people max per circle for your group, bring your own chairs or blankets.
  • Please indicate which meal you would like during the event.

Fundraiser Ticket Prices:

  • Limited up to 6 people per circle.  
  • General seating cost (bring your own seating): $20.00
  • All proceeds from these fundraisers go towards saving The Dole so we can survive the pandemic and get back on track with serving our community through arts, music, history, and education.
Limited Seating. Buy Your Tickets ONLINE Now!