Blog & Calendar of Events

Live Entertainment

Wildwood’s vibrant bar scene features top notch live entertainment by local musicians from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm every Friday and Saturday night. It’s a great way to cap off a special night after a relaxing Wildwood dinner. Or just a late night stop for a date or to hook up with friends and neighbors.

Our featured artists cover a pretty wide range of musical genre – from jazz to pop rock. Requests are generally welcome.

Check the calendar posts below for our live entertainment schedule and more information about our musicians.

Live Entertainment – SonicSoul

February 10, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted January 21st, 2018 by Patrick
SonicSoul is one of Chicago’s premiere bands delivering a smoldering stew of searing rock and soulful blues with a funky twist. Each member of the band has decades of experience performing read more...

Juke Box Heroes – Live Entertainment

February 17, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
March 31, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted January 12th, 2018 by Patrick
The Jukebox Heroes’ are an acoustic based cover band that can come in many forms and facets, blending expertly played popular music, beautifully sung harmonies and professional read more...

Live Entertainment – Rhythm Kitchen

February 24, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted December 6th, 2017 by Patrick
Each member of Rhythm Kitchen has decades of experience performing locally and internationally.  If you love soul and blues, you won’t want to miss this one. The members of the band read more...

Jim Perona – Live Entertainment

February 3, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
March 3, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
April 7, 2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted September 30th, 2017 by Patrick
Come see Jim Perona’s solo guitar tour-de-force LIVE at Wildwood! Jim is a virtuoso instrumental guitarist with and incredibly versatile repertoire set, thanks to his unique ability to arrange read more...

Live Entertainment – Fantasy Master’s

April 29, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted April 26th, 2017 by Patrick
The debut performance of Fantasy Master’s Smooth Jazz Band at read more...

Live Entertainment – Frank & Dave

May 20, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted December 31st, 2016 by Patrick
Frank and Dave have been bringing their vocally driven, harmony rich performances to the Chicagoland area for 10 years. They play a wide variety of originals, classic rock and current pop hits. Click read more...

Live Entertainment – Jim Perona & Michael Lynch

April 1, 2016 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted March 27th, 2016 by Patrick
We’re sure you will enjoy a unique and relaxing evening in the Wildwood lounge featuring Jim’s instrumentals (both classical and pop) accompanied by Michael Lynch of NBC’s read more...

Live Entertainment – Steve Ditzell

October 16, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted October 15th, 2015 by Patrick
A blues guitarist with an inborn knack for timing and phrasing, Steve Ditzell has been performing for over 30 years. He has toured and recorded with many of the great Chicago blues read more...

Live Entertainment – Danika Holmes & Jeb Hart

October 9, 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Posted September 27th, 2015 by Patrick
“Danika Holmes is a rising star in the heartland!” says Bill Sullivan of The Rock and Roll Report.  American Picker Mike Wolfe of The History Channel says, “She’s a true American talent… read more...

Live Entertainment – Geoff Matson

September 12, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Posted August 31st, 2015 by Patrick
Geoffrey Matson is a singer-songwriter who currently performs throughout his the Chicagoland area, having also shared his talents with audiences in San Francisco, Nashville, Paris and Amsterdam. As a read more...

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