Happy Canoers
Happy Canoers Kickapoo Landing
in Kickapoo State Park
Oakwood, IL 217.446.8399

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Dockside Cafe

Dockside Cafe

Our Dockside Café offers you dining by the lake and features dinner specials every weekend. Join us for live music Tuesday and Friday nights, all summer long!


Music at The Landing

                      5:30-7:30 pm


Music at The Landing

Tuesday & Friday 5:30-7:30 pm

Sunday 2 – 4 pm


Fri—3 (Opening Jam)

Fri—10 Bob Schifo & Friends

Fri—17 Hoosier Daddy

Fri—24 Mitchells Bluegrass and Gospel


Fri—1 Timber Train

Fri—8 Black Ridge Road

Fri—15 Grass Roots Revival

Fri—22 Big Bluestem

Sun—24 Strings Attached

Tues—26 The Firetones

Fri—29 Big Creek Guitar Band


Tues—2 Mike Ellis & The Midnight Sons

Fri—5 Backyard BBQ Band

Tues—9 August Crow

Fri—12 Len and Lois

Tues—16 Marvin Lee Band

Fri—19 State Line Band

Tues—23 Agusti, Everingham, & Payne

Fri—26 Riders of the Golden Maize

Sun —28 Dave's LOWEdown Hootenanny

Tues—30 Dave Coleman & Friends


Fri—3 Strings Attached

Tues—7 Marvin Lee Band

Fri—10 Backyard BBQ Band

Tues—14 J.R. Country

Fri—17 Hot Iron String Band

Tues—21 Joni Dreyer Trio

Fri—24 Rodman Rail

Sun —26 Dave's LOWEdown Hootenanny

Tues—28 Country Classic Band

Fri—31 Mike Ellis & The Midnight Sons


Tues—4 Agusti, Everingham, & Payne

Fri —7 Mitchells Bluegrass and Gospel

Tues—11 Bones, Jugs, and Harmony

Fri— 14 Big Creek Guitar Band

Tues—18 August Crow

Fri —21 State Line Band

Sun—23 Dave's LOWEdown Hootenanny

Tues—25 Joni Dreyer Trio

Fri—28 The Young & The Fretless


Tues—1 The Uplifters

Fri—4 J.R. Country

Fri —11 Timber Train

Fri—18 Big Bluestem

Fri —25 Grass Roots Revival


Fri —2 Black Ridge Road

Fri— 9 Hoosier Daddy

Fri—16 Bob Schifo & Friends

Fri —23 Strings Attached

Fri—30 Closing Jam

This schedule is subject to change. (revised 3/6/15)


Bands at Kickapoo Park

August Crow – guitar, mandolin, mandola, harmonica, vocals

New and old folk and acoustic rock

Agusti, Everingham, and Payne  – guitars, fiddle, mandolins and vocals

Bluegrass / Newgrass with old timey and Irish influence

Backyard BBQ Band – fiddles, guitar, bass, accordian, vocals

A mix of western swing, folk songs, blues, old country, and more

Big Bluestem – fiddles, guitar, bass, mandolin, vocals

Traditional fiddle music with Irish influence.

Big Creek Guitar Band – slide guitar, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, vocals

16 Strings, 3 voices. Blues, originals, and classic rock http://www.facebook.com/BigCreekGuitarBand

Bones, Jugs, and Harmony – xylophone, steel pans, jug, bones, kazoos, banjo, slide guitar, bass, vocals

Frank Zappa meets Spike Jones, Looney Tunes meets Nintendo. A frenzy of frivolity, a marvel of merriment. It's just plain fun. www.BonesJugs.com

Bob Schifo and Friends – guitars, bass, and vocals

Variety of country and popular songs-with guest musicians/singers

Black Ridge Road – guitar, dobro, banjo, bass, vocals

Traditional bluegrass music

Country Classic Band – guitars, pedal steel, bass, percussion, and vocals

Old fashioned country music

Dave Coleman and Friends – guitar, dobro, fiddle, bass, and vocals  

Traditional country and western songs sung by Cowboy Dave

Dave's LOWEdown Hootenanny - The Lowes will perform a set ---then open the stage to performers who want to share a few songs on a Sunday in the park. Come on down and share your music!

The Firetones - guitars and vocals

A mix of traditional and popular songs

Grass Root Revival – banjo, guitar, autoharp, bass, vocals

Traditional bluegrass music, bluegrass gospel, and old time country.

Hoosier Daddy – guitar and vocals

Solo vocals & guitar - 50's-60's oldies variety and original music www.hoosierdaddymike.com

Hot Iron String Band – banjo, mandolin, guitar, upright bass

Traditional hard driving bluegrass

Joni Dryer & The Maytags – guitars, harmonica, vocals, and classy tambourine

A great mix of Patsy Cline, blues, rock, and soul

J.R. Country – guitars, bass, steel guitar, vocals

Old fashioned country music

The Lowes – guitar, mandolin, and vocals

Bluegrass, gospel, and more.

Len and Lois – guitars, bass, vocals

A mix of old and new songs sung by a dynamic entertaining duo

Marvin Lee Band – guitars, bass, percussion, and vocals

Old fashioned country music

McMahon and Cassidy – guitar, fiddle, and vocals

Good old popular songs and country songs sung by a local legend

Mike Ellis and the Midnight Sons – guitars, bass, percussion, vocals

Upbeat classic country music

Mitchells Bluegrass and Gospel – guitar, dobro, bass, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, vocals

A 3-generation family bluegrass, traditional country, and gospel band

Riders of the Golden Maize – – lead and rhythm guitars, keyboard, bass, drums, vocals

Americana music, classic country and rock add an eclectic mix of tunes with Latin, Blues, and rock n roll influences.

Rodman Rail – guitar, bass, saxophone, keyboards, percussion, and vocals

Rock, Country, and Americana from John Denver, America, James Taylor, Dan Fogelberg and more. steverodmanmusic.com

State Line Band – guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, dobro, bass, vocals

Traditional bluegrass music from both sides of the state line. Gospel and Traditional along with a couple of songs that tend to bring humor to the show.

Strings Attached ( Kickapoo Landing’s first band ) – mandolin, guitar, bass, banjo, vocals

A mix of bluegrass, mountain gospel, old-time, other favorites, and bad jokes.

Timber Train – acoustic guitar, ukulele, keyboard, light percussion, vocals

An eclectic array of easy listening popular songs, gospel, and old favorites blended with 3-part vocal harmony

The Uplifters – guitars, pedal steel, mandolin, bass, mandolin and vocals

Marcus and Pennie sing country, bluegrass, and gospel music

The Young and the Fretless – guitar, fiddle, banjo, bass, dulcimer, ukulele, vocals

Thumping banjo-fiddle tunes and classic country songs


This schedule is subject to change!

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