Let the Good Times Roll on course with The Bluz Brothers, an eight piece band dedicated to the great R&B sounds made popular by Jake and Elwood Blues! It’s their mission to carry on the tradition of The Blues Brothers until the BOYS make parole or until they are incarcerated themselves — whichever comes first.
The Dixieland Jazz Cats
The Dixieland Jazz Cats bring the spirit of New Orleans, Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras to every performance. The Cats draw from a diverse traditional jazz repertoire and combine Dixieland Jazz favorites with swinging jazz standards to highlight their performances. The band includes some of the Chicago area’s best jazz musicians. Their collective experience is extensive and includes local and national festivals, clubs, parades, corporate and private events, recordings and educational programs. The Dixieland Jazz Cats are Mike Knauf, Clarinet and Sax; Rob Curtis, Banjo and Guitar and Rich Armandi, Tuba.
Pro Stilt-Walker, Juggler and Variety Entertainer Jason Kollum entertains for the first time this year at the Rock N’ Roll Half-Marathon! He will be standing tall on stilts, and entertaining all the adults, kids and families with his high-energy juggling and stilt-walking, and upbeat humor!
From rocking out sold out Nightclubs in Chicago, to Spinning at Red Carpet events on the West Coast, DJ Akib has done it all. His explosive sets, and ability to cater to any audience has made Akib one of the most sought after DJ’s nationwide. He has performed for some top celebrities such as Ke$ha, Lady Gaga, Tiesto, Far East Movement, Twista and has been featured on TLC’s 4 Weddings, MTV, and various news stations around the US, and will now entertain you with a Mile of Music on course!