Closed for minor repairs!

Just a heads up! Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill is on hiatus right now while we update our sprinkler system.

Safety first, ya'll! Check back in a couple weeks for details on our reopening!


Live Music in the South Suburbs

No need to go to downtown Chicago to hear great music on the weekends. The Rockin' Horse Saloon and Grill, 5200 W 159th St. off of the Oak Forest Metra Line,  is a slammin' South Side venue for local bands in Chicago's Southland.

Live music on the weekends never sounded so good. 


August Line Up

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August 5 | Superfly Redneck | Rock

Superfly Redneck is a full blown party. Playing classic to current party rock/alternative hits, old school Motown and funky soul, and even a little country. No matter when or where they guarantee to BRING IT EVERY TIME. Let's welcome Superfly Redneck back to Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest on August 5th. Bring on the boogie.


August 12 | S.T.O.R.Y.BOARD Literacy Benefit

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The Throwback Jam

DJ Big Pat's 40th Birthday Celebration

Saturday August 12th | 9pm-2am

Hosted by Lady Red | Spice 1 performing live

Special Appearance by John Blu

$20 advance tickets on Eventbrite

VIP & table reservations call (708) 515-7161 or (708) 692-7364


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August 19 | Gary Lee Kirkpatrick | Country

Gary Lee Kirkpatrick does it all. From Nashville to Oak Forest, Chicago to Europe, Gary Lee Kirpatrick is a country sensation we are excited to welcome back to our stage! Check out Gary Lee Kirkpatrick on August 12th at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill


August 26 | DOVE Muzik | Reggae

Hot summer nights and cool Caribbean beats mix like a mai tai at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on August 26th as we feature the reggae tunes of D.O.V.E. Muzik.  


High Fashion Fridays | R&B DJs | 9:30pm-3am 

Private parties and reservations recommended for High Fashion Fridays at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill, just south of Chicago on 159th Street in Oak Forest. Dress to impress. Look your finest and sip some Ciroc with your ladies or your guys as the best R&B DJ's in the South Suburbs of Chicago heat up summertime in Oak Forest.  Bottle service and rooftop seating make any party complete. Call now to schedule your birthday, bachelor or bachelorette party during High Fashion Friday. (708) 687-4100


July Line Up

July 1 | Nobody’s Business | Southern Rock

Classic Rock, Southern Rock and Blues from some of Chicago's best musicians! A night of music you won't want to miss in the South Suburbs, join us as Nobody's Business invades The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on July 1st.


July 7 | Whiskey & Harmony | Country | Breast Cancer Benefit

Save the Knockers 

$10 entry with proceeds benefitting

World Motor Sports Breast Cancer Foundation

July 7th | 6pm-11pm 

The World Motor Sports Breast Cancer Foundation is a charitable organization that raises money for the victims of breast cancer. Come out to Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on July 7th to Save the Knockers and raise money for breast cancer

 


July 8 | Crookshanks | Classic Rock | Help A Hero Benefit for Vets

If it's 60's garage rock you like, you're gonna get it when Crookshanks take the stage at Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest. Come out, rock on, and help a hero as we partner with Sports Clips to raise money for vets. 


High Fashion Fridays | R&B DJs | 9:30pm-3am

Private parties and reservations recommended for High Fashion Fridays at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill, just south of Chicago on 159th Street in Oak Forest. Dress to impress. Look your finest and sip some Ciroc with your ladies or your guys as the best R&B DJ's in the South Suburbs of Chicago heat up summertime in Oak Forest.  Bottle service and rooftop seating make any party complete. Call now to schedule your birthday, bachelor or bachelorette party during High Fashion Friday. (708) 687-4100


July 15 | S.T.O.R.Y. BOARD Benefit

Support S.T.O.R.Y. BOARD and join us July 15th. Have some drinks and get down on our dance floor to a great DJ set. 

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S.T.O.R.Y. BOARD's purpose involves providing resources that courageous youth lack due to unforeseen circumstances. A simple act of kindness can help courageous youth live a more thought provoking lifestyle. 

July 21 | Prairie Station | Country

Covering your favorite country tunes from classics to current, Prairie Station will get your boots stompin' on July 21st at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill.


July 22 | Mazique Association | Motown Soul

Mazique Association cover band performs soul, blues and pop top 40's from the 1970's to current.


July 28 | DJ Night |  R&B | High Fashion Friday

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July 29 | Brad Jackson & Shades of Country | Country

Old-style classic components like harmony, harmonica, and the steel pedal sounds coming from Brad Jackson & Shades of Country will get your toes tappin' and your boots knockin'. The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill is happy to host Brad Jackson & Shades of Country on July 29th.


June Line Up

June 16 | Abbey Kasch | Country

Abbey Kasch is a new country sensation and she'll be ready to take the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest on June 16th. Come see what this country sweetheart has in store as she performs her originals which are taking America by storm!

 

 


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June 17 | 51 Lincoln Band & Friends | Rock & Blues

Fifty-One Lincoln Band gets the party going with classic covers you'll be sure to remember! Grab the girls and dance all night at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill.


June 23 | Absinthe | Rock | Oak Forest Benefit

Who doesn't like to get down to the sweet sounds of Party Rock Anthems like Jenny 867-5309 or My Sharona?! Plan your night at Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill and you can party all night to the sounds of Absinthe. 


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June 24 | Identity Crisis | Dance & Pop

From slow R&B to modern pop, classic country, hard rock, disco, and Motown, Identity Crisis plays it all! 


June 30 | The Juke Band | Rock & Roll | Private Party after 9:30pm

Performing rock renditions from Doors, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton is only a taste of what The Juke Band has in store for June 30th at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill. They are also known for rock-a-billy and blues too!


 




 


May Line Up

May 5 | Millennials | Classic Rock

The Millennials might be young, but they sure know how to rock. With influences from AC/DC to The Who, these teens will blow you away when they take the stage on Cinco De Mayo at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest. 

 


May 6 | Kennedy Compound | Contemporary Rock

Kennedy Compound Band is the premier garage band hailing from Chicago’s South Side.  Oak Lawn's very own Kennedy Compound band will entertain the crowd at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on May 6th with classic rock ‘n roll covers ranging from The Rolling Stones to Neil Young. 


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May 12 | The Lost Ones | Rock

Rock out to classic rock and lost hits from 70's and 80's when The Lost Ones take over The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on May 12th. Billy Idol, KISS, INXS, Rush, and Whitesnake are just some of the covers you'll love hearing from The Lost Ones


May 13 | Righteous Hillbillies | Country

Come into The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest for one hell of a night and stomp your feet to the tunes of Righteous Hillbillies. Their Southern spirit and soul spiked riffs will set our house ablaze! 


May 19 | SunFallen | Rock-n-Roll

SunFallen keeps rock-n-roll alive with covers and originals. Their bass will pound, drums will hit, and vocals will draw you in when they take the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill!


May 20 | Corey Dennison Band | Blues

Long-awaited by loyal fans, The Corey Dennison Blues Band debuted in Chicago in early 2013, storming the stages of Buddy Guy's Legends, Rosa's, and Leroy's Hot Stuff. The Rockin' Horse Saloon gives a warm welcome to Corey Dennison Blues Band on May 20th.


May 26 | Benefit for Childhood Literacy | Rap | DJ


May 27 | Black Market Democracy | Metal

Black Market Democracy is an American rock band drawing inspiration from metal and rock groups such as Bad Brains, Pantera & Alice in Chains. Rock out with Black Market Democracy at The Rockin' Horse Saloon on May 27th.


April Line Up

April 1 | R & L Rhythm Review | Blues

Fifty-One Lincoln Band | Classic Covers

Get down to the blues of R&L Rhythm Review on April 1st at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill. After they warm up our stage, Fifty-One Lincoln Band will keep the party going with classic covers you'll be sure to remember!


April 7 | Superfly Redneck | Party Rock

Superfly Redneck is a full blown party. Playing classic to current party rock/alternative hits, old school Motown and funky soul, and even a little country. No matter when or where they guarantee to BRING IT EVERY TIME. Let's give Superfly Redneck a warm Rockin' Horse welcome on April 7th.


April 8 | Reckless | Rock Covers

If it's party rock you want, it's party rock you get when Reckless takes the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest on April 8th. From Heart to No Doubt, Led Zeppelin to Foo Fighters, Reckless will get the crowd going all night long!


April 14 | Stevie Starlite | Shock Rock

If it's shock rock you like, then head over to The Rockin' Horse Saloon on April 14th for a kick ass show by Stevie Startlite.

It's a far cry from "Stars and Stripes forever." But nobody does shock rock like Stevie Starlite. Those who are sick and tired of pristine, politically correct pop tunes can revel in Starlite's unapologetically smutty but indisputably well-crafted rock tunes. So if you don't offend easily and like a good show, check out Starlite.
-Southtown Newspaper


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April 15 | Crawfish River | Blues

Let the sounds of Crawfish River complete your weekend as we give them a warm Rockin' Horse welcome as they grace our stage on April 15th. Spanning Country, Southern Rock, Oldies, and Blues, Crawfish River asks you, "Who's your crawdaddy?"


April 21 | Pat Taylor & Friends | Billy King Band | Blues

Maybe you've hear Pat Taylor & Friends on Wednesday night during Jam Night. Join them April 21st at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill as they warm up the stage singing the blues. Billy King Band will take you by storm with a blend of traditional, acoustic, and electric blues influenced by the experience of growing up on the mean streets of Chicago's South Side.


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April 22 | Strung Out | 70's Rock & Pop

Strung Out is Chicago’s ultimate 70's experience. The greatest Rock, Pop, AM/FM Radio Cuts, and everything in between. Strung Out features a dynamic blend of guitars, cello, violin, keyboards, bass, and percussion. Let's get ready for a blast from the past as The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill welcomes Strung Out on April 22nd.


April 28 | Twist & The Groove Machine  | Blues, Jazz, and R&B

A funky R&B, Blues and Jazz ensemble with over 125 years of combined musical talent, let's give Twist & The Groove Machine a warm Rockin' Horse welcome as they take our stage on April 28th. 


April 29 | Sean & Charlie | Classic Rock & Pop

Sean & Charlie rock stages all over the Chicago-metro area, and we are super stoked to see them take the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest on April 29th. Get ready to rock out to classic rock and pop covers that will keep you on your feet all night long. C'mon Sean & Charlie, show us what you've got!


March Line Up

March 3 |  Dr. Feelgood & the 80's Babies | Tribute Band

Dr. Feelgood & The 80’s Babies is a fun, energetic tribute band. With decades of experience playing throughout Chicago, sets focus on timeless material from classic artists. Examples of songs range from: Queen’s “Under Pressure," Kool and the Gang’s “Get Down On It," to Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer." 


March 4 | Fleadh Fest| R & L Rhythm Review- Irish Folk | Identity Crisis | Abby Kasch

Rock the Day Away with Live music starting at 1pm

Bring out your inner Irish and celebrate Celtic culture at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill's Fleadh Fest!

Look for us in the Oak Forest Fleadh Parade and stop by after for live Irish Folk music starting at 1pm! Irish food and drink specials all day and night! 

The party keeps going all night with performances by Identity Crisis and Abby Kasch. Free buses 6pm-11pm

 


March 10 | Ground Control | Classic Rock

Since 2002, Ground Control has been rockin' Chicagoland with the most classic hits. Come check them out and give them a warm Rockin' Horse Saloon welcome as they grace our stage in Oak Forest on March 10th. 


March 11 | Nobody's Business | Country

Classic Rock, Southern Rock and Blues from some of Chicago's best musicians! A night of music you won't want to miss in the South Suburbs, join us as Nobody's Business invades The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on March 11th. 


March 17 | Motley II Featuring Dirty Talk | Tribute Band

Get down with your wild side to the hottest Motley Crue tribute band in Chicagoland as they hit the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon on March 17.  Check out the Same Ol' Situation from your favorite rockers, Motley II, and bring all your Girls, Girls, Girls. 


March 18 | Cadillac Groove | Blues, Soul

Here's Cadillac Groove in a nutshell: Blues, Classic Rock, Blues, Southern Rock, Blues, R&B, Blues and more "feel good" music! Did we say blues?! It's bound to be a lesson in life when Cadillac Groove takes the stage in Oak Forest at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill. 


March 24th | Hip Hop Invades the Horse | Mikey Dollaz | Milli | DJ Jamraz | $10 Cover


March 25 | Gary Lee Kirkpatrick Band | Code Blue 

Gary Lee Kirkpatrick does it all. He records in Nashville with some of country's best. He plays bars and fests all over the USA and overseas in Europe too! Check him out on March 25th at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill

Stick around for some sweet Chicago blues from Code Blue.


March 31 | Thunder Road Band | Rock-n-Roll

You want to rock-n-roll? Then get your ass into The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on March 31st to welcome Thunder Road Band. Let's get crazy. Yeah. 


February Line Up

February 3     Whiskeyfist     Country Rock

Modern country, classic country, and rock. 
Whiskeyfist is made up of veteran musicians entertaining across Chicagoland for over 20 years. If you’re looking for a band that not only plays what you want to hear, guaranteed to keep the party hoppin’ all night long! The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill is ready to get down with Whiskeyfist on February 3rd. 


February 4th  1st Impression Band   Top 40, R&B, Soul


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February 10th    Hurricane Reggae Band

Come jam to the Caribbean beats of the Hurricane Reggae Band, Chicago Music Award winner for Best Reggae Entertainer in 2013 and 2014. Dig real island culture as Hurricane takes you away with reggae, soca, calypso, jazz and blues when they take the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill.  Celebrate Bob Marley's birthday as Jam Afrika presents another rockin' reggae night at the best live music venue in the South Suburbs of Chicago. 


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February 11th   Sybil & Middle Raged  Heavy Metal

Anti-Valentine's Party

Female fronted hard & heavy classic rock covers. Rock hard and heavy with Sybil & Middle Raged as they take The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill by storm. Thrash at the South Suburbs heaviest Anti-Valentine's Party on February 11th.  Playing AC/DC, Sabbath, Def Leppard, Dio, Maiden, Priest, UFO & more!

 


February 17th   Pearls Mahone  

Country, Vintage Americana

"Pearls Mahone and her band of rockabilly swing has very classic country sound that you would think came from the heart of Texas, instead of up north in Chicago."

Need we say more? The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill welcomes Pearls Mahone to the South Side on February 17th.


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February 18th Vocal Illusions, Eddie Bartley   Blues, Acoustic Rock

It's back-to-back bands on February 18th at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill, the South Suburbs best place for live music on the weekends. Kick it to the blues with Vocal Illusions and stick around for Eddie Bartley and his band, Twang Dynasty.


February 24th   Linsey Alexander  Legendary Chicago Blues  

Linsey Alexander "The Hoochie Man" is no stranger to singin' the blues. Playing since 1959 and inducted into Chicago Blues Hall of Fame in 2014, Linsey Alexander is still going strong. It's bound to be a lesson in life as Linsey Alexander gets down on the South Side at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest on February 24th.  


February 25th  The Flex   Rock, Alternative

The Flex Group is back at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill for another night of classic to current rock-n-roll. Come out on February 25th to get some Flex.


January Line Up

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Friday January 6th   Indie Rock Friday 

Come out to The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill to kick it with local rockers 2nd Half, Alternate Flow, and Dave Wolak & The Drastic Plastics on January 6th for Indie Rock Friday.


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Saturday January 7th    Reggae Night

We be jammin' with Jam Afrika International. Come join us as Indika mashes up the place! Special guest Anotchi Fiyah also in the house! DJ SLACKY J with 88.7fm will be spinning the hottest Hip Hop, R&B, reggae and dancehall! Starts at 8pm! $5 cover. Jerk chicken and drink specials all night!


Friday January 13th     Superfly Redneck

Superfly Redneck is a full blown party. Playing classic to current party rock/alternative hits, old school Motown and funky soul, and even a little country. No matter when or where they guarantee to BRING IT EVERY TIME. Let's give Superfly Redneck a warm Rockin' Horse welcome on Friday January 13th. 


Saturday January 14th  

Brad Jackson & Shades of Country

Old-style classic components like harmony, harmonica, and the steel pedal sounds coming from Brad Jackson & Shades of Country will get your toes tappin' and your boots knockin'. The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill is happy to host Brad Jackson & Shades of Country on Saturday January 14th. 


Friday January 20th      Joey Digs and the Dentist

The house will be rockin' when Joey Digs and the Dentist take the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon on Friday January 20th.


Saturday January 21st   Stevie Starlite

If it's shock rock you like, then head over to The Rockin' Horse Saloon on January 21st for a kick ass show by Stevie Startlite.

It's a far cry from "Stars and Stripes forever." But nobody does shock rock like Stevie Starlite. Those who are sick and tired of pristine, politically correct pop tunes can revel in Starlite's unapologetically smutty but indisputably well-crafted rock tunes. So if you don't offend easily and like a good show, check out Starlite.
-Southtown Newspaper

Friday January 27th  Corey Dennison Blues Band

Long-awaited by loyal fans, The Corey Dennison Blues Band debuted in Chicago in early 2013, storming the stages of Buddy Guy's Legends, Rosa's, and Leroy's Hot Stuff. The Rockin' Horse Saloon gives a warm welcome to Corey Dennison Blues Band on Friday January 27th. 


Saturday January 28th   50's & 60's Rock-n-Roll with the Meteors

The Meteors play music that inspired changes in history. Songs that live on, and never get old. Experience sounds of the Beatles, Rolling Stones,Beach Boys, Monkee's, and more. Yes, Meteors play them all, just like you remember them! The Rockin' Horse Saloon welcomes the Meteors on Saturday January 28th. 

 


December Line Up

Friday December 2nd    Timing's Everything

A highly entertaining variety band playing rock, dance, and country covers, you'll want to dance all night when Timing's Everything takes the stage at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill in Oak Forest. Timing's Everything plays hits from the 70's, 80's, 90's and now. 


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Saturday December 3rd        Reggae Party       TrYbe Reggae Band 

Trybe Reggae Band is A dynamic Chicago based Reggae band that plays a diverse mix of reggae music styles and artists played in their own original style.

No need to head downtown to be jammin' to the reggae beat. The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill hosts live reggae parties in the South Suburbs every month!


Friday December 9th  

Resonators, Da DukesCreative Mind Condition

A full line-up at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill including old school rock-n-roll and classic rockabilly hits by the Resonators, indie rock originals by Da Dukes, and carefully-crafted, emotional and psychedelic music for the soul by Creative Mind Condition


Saturday December 10th   Kennedy Compound

Kennedy Compound Band is the premier garage band hailing from Chicago’s South Side.  Oak Lawn's very own Kennedy Compound band will entertain the crowd at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on Saturday December 10th with classic rock ‘n roll covers ranging from The Rolling Stones to Neil Young. 


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Friday December 16th    Crosstown Classic

Crosstown Classic is a 7 piece band that plays for the love of music. They cover several genres of music from the sixties through today. Get groovin' to the sounds of Crosstown Classic at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on Saturday December 16th. 

 


Saturday December 17th  Nobody's Business

Classic Rock, Southern Rock and Blues from some of Chicago's best musicians! A night of music you won't want to miss in the South Suburbs, join us as Nobody's Business invades The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on Saturday December 17th.


Friday December 23rd  Dave Schmidt & Rockin' Blues Band

Step right up for some rockin' blues at The Rockin' Horse Saloon on Friday December 23rd as Chicago blues locals, Dave Schmidt & Rockin' Blues Band takes the stage. 


Friday December 30th   Ray Gavin 

Is it rock-n-roll covers you crave? Then, Ray Gavin is just your guy. Hear him live at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on Friday December 30th in south suburban Oak Forest.


New Year's Eve

Saturday December 31st   Rockin' the Night Away!   8pm-3am

Wavelength and Identity Crisis 

2 ticket options:

$20/ticket: 2 bands, 1 drink ticket, 1 raffle ticket, appetizer buffet, and champagne toast at midnight.

$50 ticket: all the perks of the regular ticket plus the Rockin' the Night Away Drink Package. Drink all the domestic draft beer and well cocktails you'd like from 9pm-1am.

Ring in the New Year and get ready to rock with Wavelength and Identity Crisis. Wavelength will warm up the stage with classic rock. Then, Identity Crisis will have you dancing to all the hits- from slow R&B to modern pop, classic country, hard rock, disco, and Motown, they play it all! This New Year's Eve at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill will be a rockin' good time. 


November Line Up

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November 4th        Corey Cox            

Corey Cox is in town and rockin' out originals and classic country covers. Get your dancin' boots on and head out to the Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill for a foot-stompin' damn good time as Corey Cox rocks our house.


November 5th      Brad Jackson & Shades of Country

Old-style classic components like harmony, harmonica, and the steel pedal sounds coming from Brad Jackson & Shades of Country will get your toes tappin' and your boots knockin'. The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill is happy to host Brad Jackson & Shades of Country.


November 11th    Hitsleep

Elements of reggae, rock, punk, and pop music combine forming the award winning sound of Tinley Park's own Hitsleep. Follow them on Facebook  and give them a warm Rockin' Horse welcome as they jam out on November 11th.


November 12th      Dixie Crush

Modern Country band Dixie Crush claims to be The Midwest's Ultimate Party Band. Covering Top 40 Country Hits, you'll be stompin' your boots to Dixie Crush at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill. 


November 19th    In the Stix

In the Stix is one of Chicagoland's newest country bands to hit the scene. Inspired by touring acts such as Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Brantley Gilbert, Luke Bryan, Randy Houser etc, the band works to get you fired up, moving, dancing to the beat. Come out to The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill to experience “Rockin’ Modern Country Music at It’s Best” on November 19th.

 


Black Wednesday November 23rd    JamRaz

Dance your ass off to house music and mashups by JamRaz.

Move. Bounce. Shake.

All. Night. Long. 

 


November 25th    The Flex

Rock and roll covers never sounded so good. Get the whole gang out to this live music dance party at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill. 


November 26th   Identity Crisis

Playing a diverse range of covers, you can't help but dance to Identity Crisis at The Rockin' Horse Saloon & Grill on November 26th.  From slow R&B, to modern pop, classic rock, hard rock, country, disco, Motown...you name it, they play it! 


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