TOUR DATES

I'm currently offering selected live shows as well as Livestream programs and performances via Facebook and YouTube. Like Chris Vallillo (Music) on facebook  for notification of upcoming shows or go to this link:  https://www.facebook.com/chrisvallillo/live/
For YouTube, subscribe to the Chris Vallillo YouTube channel at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDvrtUi-B_7Ui8WqSn2CNLQ

All Times are Central Time unless otherwise noted.  Please confirm all dates before showtime due to the ever changing Covid situation!


Saturday, August 21st, 7:00 pm
Hickory Ridge Concert Virtual with guests Calle Sur
LIVE IN THE STUDIO!
Hickory Ridge Facebook and Chris Vallillo YouTube Channel.
I'll welcome my friends Calle Sur, an internationally acclaimed South American duo for a live, in my studio, broadcast!  This is as close to a live show as we can do right now.  These folks are world class players and iIll be joining Ed and Karin for several numbers.   It should be a ball!  

Wednesday, August the 25th, 7:00 pm
Lincoln Conversations with Special Guest Cordelia Harvey

Livestream on the Looking for Lincoln/Lincoln National Heritage Area Facebook and YouTube Channels
Free
This is the last of 7 livestream programs I have hosted (and performed on) for the Lincoln National Heritage Area. I'll Mrs. Cordellia Harvey, who was largely responsible for the improvement of hospitals during the Civil War.  


Friday, August 27th, 6:00 PM
Orland Park History Museum
The Farmer Is The Man

14415 S. Beacon Avenue | Orland Park, Illinois 60462
Ph. 708.873.1622
I'll perform an outdoor concert of original, traditional and contemporary songs of the farm on the grounds of the Stillwagon Farm.

Saturday, August 28th, 7:30 pm
Paris Belle Concert Series 

The Paris-Belle House
233 East Harpole Street
Williamsville IL 62693. 

A wonderful House Concert in a splendid old home! Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm on Saturday, August 28. Suggested donation is $20 for adults and $10 for children.  

September 8th-12th 
Sandwich Fair

Antique Farm Area
Sandwich, IL 
Shows at 11:00 am, 1:00 & 3:00 pm every day of the Fair. Dr Dan Barth will re-create the old time traveling medicine show and I'll add period music as well a s few of my own!


September the 15th, 2:00 PM
Center for the Arts of Greater Lapeer 

194 W. Nepessing Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
I'll be performing a trio version of my show Oh Freedom! in the beautiful PIX Theater, a vintage movie house turned arts Center, in association with the Smithsonian traveling exhibit Voices and Votes.  

Saturday, Septemeber 18th
Clayville Fall Festival

Clayville Historic Site 
12828 Route 125 Pleasant Plains, IL 62677 
217-481-4430 
Times TBA

Sunday, September 19th
Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival

Postville Courthouse
914 5th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
http://www.railsplitting.com
11:00, 1:00 and 2:30 shows
Free



September 25th& 27th,  6:15 & 7:45 pm
American Countess Cruise Ship

Illinois River Valley
I'll be returning to the rivers on the newest ship in the American Queen Steamboat company, the American Countess!  I'll be performing my Abraham Lincoln In Song show during two special Lincoln In Illinois River Cruises.  Two performances each trip.  

September 30th, 6:00 PM
Lake County Sesquicentennial Celebration

Lake County Historical Museum
915 Michigan Ave
Baldwin, MI 49304-8101
I'll return the the Lake County Historical Museum, one of my favorite places to play, for the 150th Anniversary Celebration of Lake County, MI.  I'll perform songs of the 1870s through the 1910s. 

October 1st, 6:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society

23 W Maple St, Lombard, IL 60148
630.629.1885
I'll perform Oh Freedom! on the outdoor Gazebo
Free


October 2nd,  1:00 pm 
Kenosha Civil War Museum

5400 First Avenue 
Kenosha, WI 53140  
262-653-4140
I'll perform "Lost Songs of the Civil War" in a matinee performance.

October 8th, 
Orland Park History Museum

Orland Park Historical
Historic Instruments Of Illinois
14415 S. Beacon Avenue | Orland Park, Illinois 60462
Ph. 708.873.1622|
Time TBA
In a rare, live show, I'll share 10 historic Illinois instruments and share their history and backstories as well as performing period appropriate music with each one.

October 9th, 7:00 pm
Acorn Coffeehouse

Burning Bush Art Gallery
216 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
Admission $10.00
I'll focus on the new and original music I'll be recording this winter for the new CD.