Nashwood

LABOR DAY WEEKEND
SEPTEMBER 2-4, 2022

Parking Information
Metra North Line Train Schedule for Highwood

HIGHWOOD TRANSFORMS INTO NASHVILLE’S HONKY TONK ROW
AT THIRD ANNUAL NASHWOOD MUSIC AND FOOD EVENT

Always wanted to visit Nashville, but never could? Well, Celebrate Highwood is bringing Nashville to you. The City of Highwood will transform its downtown into Nashville’s Honky Tonk Row for its 3rd Annual Nashwood. Attendees of all ages are encouraged to don their cowboy boots and hats the weekend of August 30 to September 1, as the sounds of live country, southern rock, blues, blue grass, folk, jazz, gospel permeate the town!

  • 3-day weekend of over 80 free live music acts at over a dozen venues, including 2 outdoor stages & 7 courtyards, and buskers on the streets
  • Family friendly line up and kids area at Pralines & Cream Stage located at Chicago Mike’s Ice Cream Co. and Tala Coffee Roasters
  • Elvis-Mania for the entire family with two shows Saturday and Sunday
  • Southern-inspired food & drink specials
  • Bull riding Friday and Saturday for the kids at the Pralines & Cream Stage and bull riding for the adults at the Toadstool Pub & Marco’s Northside Grill parking lot
  • Full outdoor bar sponsored by Celebrate Highwood at the Pralines & Cream Stage. All proceeds go to charity.
  • No cover charge, but as in true Nashville style, tips are always welcome to support the bands!

Celebrate Highwood encourages attendees to take UBER, LYFT, public transportation or ride bikes!
Why drive when you can walk or bike along the enhanced Green Bay Trail - Robert McLory Bike Trail which leads straight into the heart of Highwood. Ride the Metra north or south to the Highwood station, or take a Pace Bus. Free parking is available but spots are limited. There is plenty of bike parking all through Highwood!

HIGHWOOD TRANSFORMS INTO NASHVILLE’S HONKY TONK ROW

FOR FIFTH ANNUAL NASHWOOD MUSIC AND FOOD FEST
Free Music Acts • Indoor & Outdoor Venues
Highwood's Hop On Free Shuttle Wagon

Attendees of all ages are encouraged to don their cowboy boots and hats over Labor Day Weekend for three days of FREE live country, bluegrass, blues and Southern rock music, as well as Southern inspired food and drink specials.

With the majority of acts coming up from Nashville, songs will permeate the air as music lovers stroll the streets of Downtown Highwood enjoying live performances throughout over a dozen venues including outdoor stages, all within a 48-hour time frame. There are no cover charges, but in true Nashville style, tips are always welcome to support the musicians!

Ride the FREE 'Nashwood Hop On' that will be taking people on the Highwood Loop stopping and dropping at every bar and restaurant

Nashwood will run Friday from 5pm-bar close, Saturday from noon-bar close and Sunday at select locations. There will be an All-Ages Stage at the Chicago Mike’s Ice Cream Co. and Tala Coffee Roasters parking lot.

Highwood encourages attendees to take UBER, LYFT, public transportation, or walk or ride bikes along the enhanced Green Bay Trail - Robert McLory Bike Trail which leads straight into the heart of Highwood. Ride the Metra north or south to the Highwood station, or take a Pace Bus. Free parking is available but spots are limited!

Nashwood Music

Friday September 2

VenueTimePerformer
28 MILE5 - 7:30 PMWARREN GARRETT
5 - 7:30 PMKRISTEN KELLY
5 - 7:30 PMERICA RYLEIGH
5 - 7:30 PMCAMERON HAVENS
7:45 - 8:45 PMCHRYSTAL LEIGH (OUDI) BAND
9 - MidnightSIMPLE REMEDY
28 MILE ROOFTOP 8 - 11 PMERICA RENEE DUO
ALL AGES STAGE7 - 10 PMWHISKEY & HARMONY TRIO
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BEERMISCUOUS8 - 11 PMWARREN GARRETT
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BROKEN TEE7 - 10 PMJOHN HAYWOOD
CLUCKERS5 - 8 PMZACHARY "SONNY" EDWARDS
GREENWOOD6 - 8:30 PMSUZY AND TIM DUO
PAZZO DI VINO 7:30 - 10:30 PMKRISTEN KELLY
SANTIS8 - 11 PMCAMERON HAVENS AND ERICA RYLEIGH
SCOTTYS5 - 8 PMUNCLE MARKY
SLYCE COAL FIRED PIZZA COMPANY 6 - 9 PMRYAN HERRICK DUO
TEDDY O'BRIEN'S 7 - 11 PMNORTHWEST CORNER
11 PM - 2 AMWHISKEY & HARMONY NASHVILLE JAM SESSION
TOADSTOOL/MARCOS 7 - 10 PMKEVIN PURCELL
WOODEN NICKEL 8:30 - MidnightSTICKY GUMBO

Saturday September 3

VenueTimePerformer
28 MILE5 - 8:30 PMANDRU JAMISON BAND
8:30 - 11:30 PMASHLEY WINELAND BAND
28 MILE ROOFTOP4 - 6 PMCAM HAVENS AND JOHN HAYWOOD
7:30 - 10:30 PMWHERE'S MAGGIE
ALL AGES STAGE6 - 7:30 PMGUNPOWDER & LEAD
8 - 10 PMSPARKS FLY
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BEERMISCUOUS2 - 5 PMKRISTEN KELLY
7 - 10 PMCHRIS MORAN
BROKEN TEE5 - 8 PMSCOTT ANDERSON of CIRRUS FALCON
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CLUCKERS4 - 7:30 PMCINDY MATZL
GREENWOOD5 - 8 PMKEITH RICHARD
PAZZO DI VINO 4 - 6:30 PMAUSTIN HOPKINS
7:30 - 10:30 PMWARREN GARRETT and ERICA RYLEIGH
SANDYS10 AM - 1 PMDINA BACH DUO
SANTIS5 - 7:30 PMACOUSTICALLY LIVE w/ BRYANT
8:30 - 11 PMJOHN HAYWOOD
SCOTTYS5:30 - 8 PMSIMPLY WALLY DUO
SLYCE COAL FIRED PIZZA COMPANY 6:30 - 9:30 PMKRISTEN KELLY and CAM HAVENS
TEDDY O'BRIEN'S 4 - 6:30 PMNICOLE NYSTROM DUO
8 - 11 PMSUN FALLEN
11 PM - 2 AMNASHVILLE JAM
TOADSTOOL/MARCOS Noon - 2 PMSOUTH OF DISORDER
3 - 6 PMJOHNNIE MILLER
8 - 11 PMDAVIDSON COUNTY BAND
WOODEN NICKEL 8:30 PM - MidnightKURTIS JAMES BAND

Sunday September 4

VenueTimePerformer
28 MILE2 - 5 PMTANGLEWOOD
6 - 9 PMYANKEE COWBOY
28 MILE ROOFTOP 4 - 7 PMJ. MARC BAILEY AND JENEEN TERRANA
BEERMISCUOUS1 - 4 PMSTAN KARCZ
5 - 8 PMJAMES AND FRIENDS
BROKEN TEENoon - 3 PMDIAMONDBACK TRIO
4 - 7 PMMIKE & JESS
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CLUCKERS1 - 4 PMJOHN MCDONOUGH
GREENWOOD5 - 8 PMCINDY MATZL
PAZZO DI VINO 4:30 - 7:30 PMDINA BACH
SANDYS2 - 5 PMTWO MAN DUO
SANTIS4 - 7 PMJIM DUNCAN
SCOTTYS3 - 6 PMJESS PIANO
SLYCE COAL FIRED PIZZA COMPANY 4 - 7 PMSIMPLE REMEDY DUO
TEDDY O'BRIEN'S 2 - 5 PMSENN ALAN BAND
6 - 9 PMERICA RENEE DUO
TOADSTOOL/MARCOS Noon - 2 PMLEONUM
4 - 6 PMDRY COUNTY LINE
WOODEN NICKEL 6 - 9 PMBOND HENRY BAND