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Weekend Roundup for Dec. 27-29, 2019

Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions picked by SVM news staff.
Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions picked by SVM news staff.

It’s that time of year when public events take a back seat to holiday time with the family. You still can find live music at some local venues, though:

At the Whiskey Barrel

ROCK FALLS – DJ DJones plays today and Slick Trigger on Saturday, both starting at 9 p.m., at the Whiskey Barrel, 305 W. Second St.; 815-716-8061.

At the Crooked Rood

LANARK – The James Gang plays karaoke from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Crooked Roof, 109 E. Carroll St.; jamesgang1996@gmail.com.

At Books on First

DIXON – Singer/songwriter Jay Vonn performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at Books On First coffee shop and bookstore, 202 W. First St.; 815-285-2665.

At Theo’s Thirsty Cow

STILLMAN VALLEY – Rout ThirtyEight takes the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday at Theo’s Thirsty Cow, 9042 state Route 72 East; 815-645-8820

At Chesty P’s in Polo

POLO – Frazer Project plays Southern rock, blues and original tunes from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Chesty P’s Pub, 104 E. Mason St.; 815-946-3326.

At Lisa’s Brick House

STERLING – Acoustic musician Bobbi White & Co. plays at 9 p.m. Saturday at Lisa’s Brick House, 216 Locust St.; 815-590-5472.

Or play your own music

DIXON – Lee County Council on Aging’s Open Mic Night returns today to 100 W. Second St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the first act hits the stage at 7. Singers, dancers, poets, comedians, musicians and spectators welcome, and there’s a $1 suggested donation to help pay for the treats; 815-288-9236.

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