Outdoor summer concerts in Carroll County


If you’re in the mood for live music, food and drinks in an outdoor setting, we’ve rounded up some of the best concerts in the Midwest. 


The Rhythm Section Amphitheatre also known as “The Red Rocks of the Midwest” is an outdoor concert venue. Enjoy “The Weekend” while “Kicking it in the sticks” with top 20 Billboards Country Artist Brantley Gilbert on Saturday August 12th. Their Amphitheater stage offers optimal sound with the best secluded outdoor scenery. You’re sure to Fire’t up at the unique silo bar and viewing decks that were built for more listening experiences.


After having fun in a cornfield head into Savanna, IL to Northern Illinois premier destination for live shows. 

Poopy’s, known as “Illinois Largest Biker Bar’ is right here in Carroll County hosting live music events almost every weekend in the summer. Most of the bands that play there are cover bands to top names such as kid rock, motley crue, pink floyd and so on. Head in for the live rock music stay for the mouthwatering food. For a full list of their events please visit their facebook page. Poopy’s | Facebook


If leaving Poopys has you skidding in search of a band called paper. I have found a place that will be covering some rock for you this weekend. Nicknamed “The Block that Rocks” in  the heart of historic downtown Savanna hosts live music every weekend playing in front of Hawg Dogs and Iron Horse. Where Intellectual Trash and Biker’s Foregather. Come enjoy the camaraderie – great people, great food, great music and ice cold beer. 


 Still seeking more thrills. Do you know why the pig went to the fair? It wanted to see the sow-se. The show at Carroll County Fair in Milledgeville On August 11th will leave him running all the home squealing with delight. Queens Blvd is a high-energy cover band hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, who specialize in bringing classic rock hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 00’s back to life. With a passion for rock n’ roll and a killer stage presence, these musicians deliver electrifying renditions of beloved songs that will have audiences on their feet and singing along. From Led Zeppelin to Blink 182, Queens Blvd’s setlist is packed with crowd-pleasers that are sure to get the party started. They are a must-see for any rock fan looking for a night of nostalgia and non-stop entertainment.


What outdoor venue are you most excited about?  Good vibes and moods are sure to flow at all of the county’s outdoor summer venues.