Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana to host free performances every weekend through end of August

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Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram. (Photo by Laura Carbone)
Information provided by Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana

GARY, Ind. (July 14, 2021) – Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is hosting many free performances this summer. A full list of the acts in included below:

Friday, 7/16/21

Dueling Pianos – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Chicago Dueling Pianos showcases the live singing pianists dueling away and singing anything that the crowd inspires. Audience members are encouraged to suggest songs and sit back and enjoy.

The Spazmatics – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • The Spazmatics are renowned as “The Ultimate 80s New Wave Tribute”. The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst including outstanding musicianship combined with creative flair and style makes for an evening of energy and entertainment.

Saturday, 7/17/2021

Histrumental – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Ronnie Baker Brooks – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • Ronnie Baker Brooks is the son of Chicago Blues legend Lonnie Brooks. Father and son toured and performed with Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Koko Taylor before going solo at age 32 in 1998.

Friday, 7/23/21

Mike Wheeler Band – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Mike Wheeler has traveled the world as an ambassador for Chicago blues music. Mike was inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame in 2014.

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram ‘662’ Album Release Weekend – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram is a blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has quickly become the defining blues voice of his generation. In 2019, his Kingfish album was nominated for a Grammy. The 22-year-old has headlined two national tours. The number 662 is the telephone area code for Ingram’s northern Mississippi home.

Saturday, 7/24/21

DJ Maurice Joshua Blues Mashup – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Maurice Joshua is a Grammy Award winning producer, a songwriter, and a DJ. Known as the Remix King, Maurice has worked with Beyoncé, Donald Lawrence, Mary Mary, Zhane, Yolanda Adams, Patti Labelle, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Mary J. Blige, John Legend, and an long list of other talent.

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram ‘662’ Album Release Weekend – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

Friday, 7/30/21

Leslie Beukelman & Matt Gold – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

American English – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • American English is a Beatles tribute band based in the Chicago area. At the inception of the band, they were voted “number one” by thousands of Beatles fans as winners of sound alike contests at Beatlefest for three consecutive years. They have also won Illinois Entertainer of the Year and have been voted “Best Tribute Band” three of the last four years by their fans in the Chicagoland area.

Saturday, 7/31/21

DJ Lori – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Maggie Speaks – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • Maggie Speaks is a renowned cover band out of Chicago. Covering music from the 60’s through today, Maggie Speaks delivers a show that pushes musical limits. Rock, Pop, Top 40 and more, Maggie Speaks’ musical diversity is second to none.

Friday, 8/6/2021

Gabe Schonman Trio – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Trippin’ Billies – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • A renowned Dave Matthews tribute band, Trippin’ Billies has toured the U.S. for twenty-five years, and has drawn a large following.

Saturday, 8/7/2021

DJ Ten – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Hey Cowboy – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • Since 2008, Hey Cowboy! Has been a dance and party band based out of Chicago. Although they call Chicago home, that has not kept them from entertaining the nation — with performances all around the United States. They have a large list of country, rock and pop tunes that are sure to keep audiences entertained and dancing.

Friday, 8/13/2021

Chicago 6 – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Dan Hampton has put the band back together and is partnering with his former Chicago Bear Super Bowl teammate Otis Wilson in addition to other band members with extensive musical talent for a revival of the Chicago 6 Band. The band originally included Walter Payton and Dave Duerson and was formed out of the free time created by the 1987 NFL strike.

Saturday, 8/14/2021

DJ Maurice Joshua – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

7th Heaven – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • 7th Heaven is a Pop Rock band from the Chicagoland area. 7th heaven started in 1985 and is one of the biggest and busiest indie bands in the world. The band has released over 800 original songs.

Friday, 8/20/2021

Hey Cowboy – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

Saturday, 8/21/2021

DJ Maurice Joshua – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Ronnie Baker Brooks – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

Friday, 8/27/2021

The Breakfast Club – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.

  • The Breakfast Club is a long-running, easily recognized 80s tribute band. Formed in 1993, the group was the first of its kind. The mission was simple: create an entertainment group that embodied the enigmatic, creative, and buoyant spirit of music and live performances of the original MTV generation of the 1980’s. That mission remains today.

Saturday, 8/28/2021

DJ Maurice Joshua – Council Oak Bar Stage – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Maggie Speaks – Hard Rock Café Stage – 9 p.m.


Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is located at 5400 West 29th Avenue, Gary, IN.

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