Denny Diamond a Neil Diamond tribute

Happy St. Patricks Day ‘2017’


FEBRUARY 2017 is already gone, in a blink of an eye. We were happy to see those of you who ventured out to the Wine & Roses event, even tho the weather was not the greatest.

Coming up on March 16th we have a lunch show at
Chandlers Chophouse
401 N. Roselle Road,
Schaumburg, Il.
Doors will open at 11:30, with lunch being served and performance starting at 1:00 p.m. Reservations are required.
Please call 815.893.9202

And we’re heading back to the place it all started for me on March 24th and 25th, come out for a dinner and show at
Nicolino’s Trackside
621 Ridgeview
McHenry, Il.
Call 815.344.9800 for reservations.


upcoming performances


Denny Diamond & A Jewel  

Date City Venue Country
07/27/17 Machesney Park, Illinois GPS Farmer’s Market United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10714 N. 2nd St.

Denny Diamond & The Jewels  

Date City Venue Country
08/04/17 Schaumburg, Illinois Chandler’s Chop House & Grille United States
Time: 11:30am. Admission: $38. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 815.893.9202. Address: 401 North Roselle Road.
Group discounts available call 815.893.9202 for info Menu *Lunch $38.00 per person. Roasted Pork Loin w/Apricot Glaze – Roasted Sirloin of Beef w/Mushroom Bordelaise – Homemade Garlic Mashed Potatoes – Chef’s Fresh Vegetable Medley – Garden Fresh Tossed Salad – Fresh Baked Rolls w/Butter – Choice of one non-alcoholic beverage only – Chocolate Mousse. No Substitutions – Cash bar available
Buy Tickets
08/05/17 Warrenville, Illinois Warrenville Summerdaze United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/11/17 Princeton, Illinois Down on Main Street Concert United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 435 S. Main Street. Bring the family and lawn chairs! Food and beverages will be available for purchase. No outside food or drinks…please support our local businesses!
08/19/17 Freeport, Il. Eagle’s Club United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $38. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 815.232.5615. Address: 1200 West Galena Ave. $38 for a buffet dinner and our show Buy Tickets
08/20/17 Wheaton, Illinois Cantigny Park United States
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1s151 Winfield Rd.

The Four Icons  

Date City Venue Country
09/24/17 Rockford, IL The Nordlof Center United States
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 8159791949. Address: 118 N Main St. Four Icons: Cline, Orbison, Denver, Diamond Respectively, Jannie Nelson, Ron Holm, Chip Messiner, and Denny Diamond have garnered critical acclaim and delighted enthusiastic audiences with their uncanny abilities to capture the musical essence of Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, John Denver, and Neil Diamond. The four standouts and their bands will present a unique ‘one-stop’ concert that celebrates all four iconic artists who shaped our country’s musical landscape: Cline, Orbison, Denver, and Diamond (“CODD”). Jannie and Ron also perform as the Trinadora duo; learn more about them at www.trinadora.com. Learn more about Chip and Denny, respectively, at www.chipmessiner.com and www.dennydiamond.com. A percentage of the net proceeds will be donated to the Rockford Rescue Mission www.rockfordrescuemission.org. Buy Tickets

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Please enjoy this easy recipe for a traditional St. Patrick’s day corned beef and cabbage.

  • 1 onion, cut into wedges
  • 4 potatoes, peeled & quartered
  • 1 pound carrots, cut into large chunks
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (3 pound) corned beef brisket with spice packet, cut in half
  • 1 small head cabbage, cut into wedges

Place onion, potatoes, and carrots in a 5-quart slow cooker. Combine water, garlic, bay leaf, sugar, vinegar, and contents of spice packet in a small bowl; pour over vegetables. Top with brisket & cabbage.
Cover & cook on low until meat & vegetables are tender, 8-9 hours. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Strangely, the same wines that go with Thanksgiving dinner also go well with Corned Beef & Cabbage.
If you prefer Red, Red, Red wine go with a Beaujolais, Grenache, a light Pinot Noir may also be nice. Steer clear of Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot.

On the White wine list, try Pinot Grigio, or Riesling.

You could also try something completely different. Black & tan perhaps?

  • Get a frosty mug
  • Pour 1/2 a bottle of Bass Ale
  • Slowly pour 1/2 a bottle of Guinness over a spoon(downside up) so it runs down the side of the glass.
  • The bottom 1/2 of the glass should be tan and the top should be black.

What does this have to do with business? Not a thing. But you know what they say…all work and no play?!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day