live music


Hard to believe, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Performances this past month included the Nordlof Center in Rockford, and a fun evening at a Swedish restraraunt,  where, tho Not Much Room, the patrons seemed to create a dance floor between the booths and tables!  Hope to see many of you […]

November ‘2017’



We’re already into September Morns – the Hot August Nights are in our memories. The many festivals and farmers markets we performed at offered lots of culinary delights, and we took advantage of as many as possible! One of our biggest crowds was @ Catigny in Wheaton. Old friends and […]

September ‘2017’ newsletter





Denny Diamond a Neil Diamond tribute
MINOCQUA – Denny Svehla didn’t wear a sparkling purple shirt Thursday morning, which was probably good given the young age of his audience. “They weren’t even born when all those songs were out,” Svehla laughed. The operatically trained, guitar-playing performer and his two sons, Lucas (guitar, vocals) and Spenser (drums, […]

Neil Diamond tribute group shares love of music, family with ...



Denny Diamond a Neil Diamond tribute
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 Dennis Svehla could probably recognize the opening strains of “Sweet Caroline” from a mile away. The 55-year-old Poplar Grove resident has performed a Neil Diamond tribute act since 1999. He goes by the stage name Denny Diamond and the Jewels since his two sons, Lucas and […]

Dennis Svehla sings to success as Neil Diamond tribute artist


Denny Diamond a Neil Diamond tribute
Denny Diamond is an emotive and impassioned performer that is able to reach a considerable range while holding listeners’ hands from the beginning to the end of his latest track, Diamond Mountain. The track ebbs and flows to keep listeners firmly planted on the edges of their seats. The narrative […]

Denny Diamond Diamond Mountain / Holly Holly Review