Unity Bluegrass Band Performance Dates


1973

11/?? Biafran Benefit Northwestern University

1974 ???

1975
??/?? Clinton/Paxton/Pontiac

1976

5/28 Crete 9/19 Park Forest, Ill.
5/30 Starving Artist Fair -
Oakton Community College
9/20 Audition, Clearwater Saloon, Chicago
6/13 Race Unity Day - Wheeling, Ill. 10/9 Carol County
6/20 Davis Park - Evanston, Ill. 10/10 Glenview, Il.
6/26 Joliet, Ill. 10/16-17 Green Lake, Wi.
6/27 Block Party 10/23 Ottawa, Il.
7/9-11 Canoe Trip - Michigan 10/24 The Spot - Evanston, Il.
Open Mike
7/17 Chicago, Ill. 10/29-30 The Spot - Evanston, Il.
7/29 County Fair 10/31 Clearwater Saloon - Chicago, Il.
8/5 Fisherman's 11/14 Oakton College (with New Grass Revival)
8/8 Beloit, Wi. 11/21 University of Chicago
9/4 Park Forest, Il. 12/18 Lake County, Il.
9//10-11 Lawrenceville, Il. 12/18 Wedding Reception
9/11 Janesville, Wi.    

1977

1/5 Glenview Youth Center 6/29 Bahá'í National Youth Conference Assembly Hall, Champaign, Il.
1/8 Lake County Bluegrass Festival 7/2 Bahá'í National Youth Conference Assembly Hall, Champaign, Il.
1/12 University of Chicago 7/16 LSA Monticello, Champaign, Il.
1/16 Des Plaines Bahá'í Proclamation 7/17 Mahomet, Il.
1/21 Glenview Square Dance 7/23 Highland Park, Il.
1/17 Spot 7/24 Old Town School of Folk Music - Chicago, Il.
2/5 Lake County, Il. 7/30-31 Recording in Lake Geneva, Wi.
2/9 Glenview Youth Center 8/6 Recording in Lake Geneva, Wi.
2/16 University of Chicago 8/10 University of Chicago
2/17 Chicago Rehabilitation Institute 8/11 Glenview Youth Center - Glenview, Il.
2/19 Longfellow Recreation Center - Oak Park, Il. 9/3-4 Regional Teaching Conference Hyatt Regency - Knoxville, Tn.
2/24-28 Louis Gregory Bahá'í Institute, Hemingway, South Carolina 9/10-11 Victory Weekend (?)
3/5 Oneida, Wi. 9/16-18 Green Lake Bahá'í Conference - Green Lake, Wi.
3/19 Monroe County, Il. & Cahokia, Mo. 9/18 Wilmette Art Fair
3/20 Edwardsville, Il. 9/24-25 Evansville, In.
3/25-26 Waukegan, Il. Proclamation 10/1 Wedding
3/27 Laurel School - Wilmette, Il. 10/2 Bahá'í District Convention
4/2 Mahomet, Il. 10/8 Peoria, Il.
4/11 Rehabilitation Institute - Chicago, Il. 10/9 Wyoming, Il.
4/16 Oneida, Wi. 10/12 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
4/17 Wilmette Public Library - Wilmette, Il. 10/14 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
5/2 Kenosha (Parkside) - Kenosha Wi. 10/29 Mapleton Twp, S.D.
5/8 Square Dance - Morton Grove, Il. 11/4 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
5/14 Hyde Park Benefit - Chicago, Il. 11/5 Lake County Fairgrounds
5/21 Square Dance - Oak Park, Il. 11/6 Glenview Naval Air Station - Glenview, Il.
5/25 Northwestern University - Evanston, Il. 10/13 Lac Du Flambeau, Wi.
5/28 Washington, Il. 11/18-19 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
5/30 Mt. Prospect Parade (Cancelled) & Durty Nellies Open Mike 11/27 Clearwater Saloon - Chicago, Il.
6/3 Wilmette Community Center 11/30 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
6/4-5 Oneida, Wi. 12/2-3 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
6/7 Durty Nellies Audition 12/4 Square Dance - Morton Grove, Il.
6/8 Howard Jr. High (Lynn Jarvis) 12/9 Chicago YMCA College
6/12 Noon - Joliet
6pm - Kenosha
12/11 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
6/17-19 Renner & Sioux Falls South Dakota 12/31 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il.
6/26 Maple Ave. Block Party - Wilmette    

1978

1/17 Clearwater Saloon - Chicago, Il. 7/19 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
1/27 St. John's Episcopal Church - Mt. Prospect, Il. 7/22 Deel Ford
2/9 Kendall College - Evanston, Il. 7/22 Old Old House
2/11 Regional Teaching Conference - New Berlin, Il. 7/26 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
2/12 Great America Auditions 7/29-30 Glenmore Opera House - Denmark, Wi.
2/21 Claim Jumpers 7/31 The Abbey
2/24-26 Louis Gregory Bahá'í Institute, Hemingway, South Carolina 8/1-5 Holiday Inn - Rhinelander, Wi.
2/26 University of South Carolina - Columbia S.C. 8/9 Chicago Fest
3/2-4 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il. 8/9 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
3/5 Old Town School of Folk Music - Chicago, Il. 8/10 Great Lakes Naval Base Top II Club - North Chicago, Il.
3/7 Claim Jumpers 8/12 Wedding - Aurora, Il.
3/8 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 8/15 Dave, Doug, Roger Bannister Willow Rd. Party
3/10 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wi. 8/16 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
3/15 Clearwater Saloon - Chicago 8/19 Wedding Holiday Inn - Northbrook, Il.
3/18 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il. 8/23 University of Chicago
3/19 Nashville North - Bensenville, Il. 8/25-26 The Spot
3/19 Mt. Prospect, Ill. 8/26 Block Party - Dewey Ave. - Evanston, Il.
3/22 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 8/26 Crystal Lake (College?)
3/24 Lakehurst Shopping Center - Waukegan, Il. 8/30 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
3/29 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/2 Contest - Council Bluffs, Ia.
4/1 Oneida Nursing Home - Oneida, Wi. 2-4pm
Ripon College - Ripon, Wi. 9-1am
9/3 Proclamation - Custer, S.D.
4/2 Thirsty Whale - Appleton, Wi. 9/4 Proclamation - New Castle, Wy.
4/5 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/5 Rapid City, S.D.
4/8 Webster Groves, Mo. 9/7 Southwest State University - Marshall, Mn.
4/9 Claim Jumpers 9/9 Wedding - New London, Wi.
4/12 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/13 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
4/14-15 The Spot - Evanston, Il. 9/14 Levy Center - Evanston, Il.
4/18 Claim Jumpers 9/15 Wright for Congress (Earl Butts) - Fitchberg, Wi.
4/19 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/16 Ocooch Fall Festival - Richland Center, Wi.
4/21-22 Old Firestation #2 - Evanston, Il. 9/17 Lawrence University - Appleton, Wi.
4/26 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/18 Chi Psi Northwestern University - Evanston, Il.
4/27 Durty Nellies 9/20 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
4/29 Century World HQ - Stevens Point, Wi. 9/23-24 Glenmore Opera House - Denmark, Wi.
4/30 East End Lounge - Green Bay, Wi. 9/25 Proclamation - Sheboygan, Wi.
5/5 Kenilworth Club - Kenilworth, Il. 9/27 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
5/10 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/29-30 The Spot
5/13 Old Old House - Whitewater, Wi. 10/1 Nashville North - Bensenville, Il.
5/17 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 10/3 Clearwater
5/18 Durty Nellies 10/4 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
5/19 New Trier West H.S 10/6 Northwestern University Frat - Evanston, Il.
5/20-21 Glenmore Opera House - Denmark, Wi. 10/7 Wedding, Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
5/22 Bahá'í House of Worship - Wilmette, Il. 10/8 Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago
5/24 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 10/11 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
5/26-27 The Spot - Evanston, Il. 10/12 Proclamation - Marshalltown, Ia.
5/31 Rotary Club - Wilmette, Il. 10/15 Thirsty Whale - Appleton, Wi.
5/31 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 10/18 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
6/3 Evanston Arts Council 10/19 Blue River Cafe - Milwaukee, Wi.
6/3 Farewell party for Red & Kathy Grammar - Beloit, Wi. 10/20 Kenilworth Club - Kenilworth, Il.
6/3 Wedding - Monroe, Wi. 10/21 United Nations Day Proclamation - Rockford, Il.
6/4 Iron Rail 10/25 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
6/5 Bus driving lessons 10/28 Durty Nellies
6/10 Evanston 11/3-4 The Spot
6/10 Racine Motor Inn 11/7-18 Char Bar - North Platte, Ne.
6/11 Park Forest Proclamation 11/21-25 Beas River Queen - Grand Forks, N.D.
6/16-18 The Shindig - Mosinee, Wi. 12/6 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
6/23 Plateville, Wi. 12/8 CMO Club, Great Lakes Naval Base - North Chicago, Il.
6/23 Mapleton Twp. S.D. 12/10 Illinois Institute of Technology
6/24-28 Yellowstone Nat'l Pk. 12/13 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
6/30 The Spot - Evanston 12/15-16 Krazies - Madison, Wi.
7/1 The Spot - Evanston 12/22-23 Club 26 - East Dubuque, Il.
7/2 Wedding (forest preserve near Ravinia, Il.) 12/27 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
7/3 Airway Bar - Marshfield, Wi. (alternate with Grass, Food & Lodging) 12/28 Skokie Country Club - Glencoe, Il.
7/4 Broke down Stevens Point, Wi. (Dave & Paul went camping!) 12/30 The Spot (Snowed Out)
7/7-8 Clearwater Saloon 12/31 Lucky Lady Saloon - Lansing, Il.
7/12 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.    
7/15 Wedding - Racine, Wi.    

1979

1/12-13 The Spot 7/27 Milwaukee Performing Arts Center 1130am - 130pm
The Spot 930pm - 130am
1/14 Franklin Park 7/28 Wedding - Russel, Il.
1/26 St John's Episcopal - Mt. Prospect, Il. 7/30-8/4 The Paddock - S. Sioux City Ne. (Fired)
1/27 Sadie Hawkins Dance - Kiel, Wi. 8/11 Old Fort Silvercreek, Wi.
2/1 University of Wisconsin - Platteville, Wi. 8/15 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
2/2-3 Charlotte's Web - Rockford, Il. 8/17 Party - Lake Bluff, Il.
2/4 Proclamation - Rockford, Il. 8/18-19 Lake Ladonna Bluegrass Festival, Il.
2/6 Clearwater Saloon 8/21 University of Chicago
2/9-10 The Spot 8/22 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
2/12-24 Holiday Inn - Albert Lea, Mn. 8/25 Wedding - Chicago, Il.
2/26-3/3 Hurdy Gurdy - Mankato, Mn. 8/26 Marriott's Lincolnshire
3/7 Reprieve (Anniversary Party) - Naperville, Il. 8/29 Purdue North Central
3/10 Starlight Inn - Schiller Park, Il.
Midway - Racine, Wis.
8/31 Bandeleros - Champaign. Il.
3/13 Durty Nellies 9/3 Lolola
3/14 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/5 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
3/18 Nashville North - Bensenville, Il. 9/7 MATC South
3/19 Purdue 9/8 Beloit Folk & Blues Festival - Beloit, Wi. 330pm - 530pm
Sussex Lumber Co.
3/20 Naw-Ruz Party - Freeport, Ill. 9/12 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
3/21 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/13-16 Coppertop - Kenosha, Wi.
3/24 The Spot 9/16 Wilmette Art Fair 200pm
Benefit at Clearwater Saloon 500pm
3/28 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 9/17 Northwestern University
3/21 The Caves - Maribel, Wi. 9/19 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
4/1 The Caves - Maribel, Wi. 9/20 Clearwater Saloon
4/4 WKZN - Lee Kleist 5pm & The Alley 930pm - 1245am 9/21 Rock Valley Community College -  Rockford, Il.
4/6 Ft. Sheridan ENC - Highwood, Il. 9/22 Lawrence University - Appleton, Wi.
4/7 Ripon Polka Fest - Ripon, Wi. 9/23 Zodiac - Green Bay, Wi.
4/8 Zodiac 9/26 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
4/10 Springfield, Il. 9/29 Reilly's Daughter's Pub
4/11 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 10/3 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
4/15 Elgin, Il. 10/5-6 The Spot
4/18 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 10/7 Illinois College - Jacksonville, Il.
4/20 Gateway Tech. - Kenosha, Wi. 10/13 Kankakee, Il.
4/21 Kenilworth Club 10/18 Manner Supper Club - Beloit, Wi.
4/25 Blue River 10/19-20 The Spot
4/26 Morton College - Cicero, Il. 10/21 Marriott's Lincolnshire
4/27 The Spot 10/25 Sunken Sub - Jefferson, Wi.
4/29 Nashville North 10/27 Mt Mercy College - Cedar Rapids, Ia.
5/2 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 11/2-3 Missing Person's - Manteno, Il. (showed up and another band was already setting up!)
5/4-5 Top II 11/7-8 Big Horn - Mundelein, Il.
5/9 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 11/10 The Alley - Highwood, Il. (with New Grass Revival)
5/11 MATC 11/11 Evanston Ridgeview Sheltered Care Home
5/16 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 11/13 Iron Rail
5/18-19 The Spot 11/14 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.
5/20 Marriott's 11/16-17 The Spot
5/22 Bahá'í House of Worship 11/18 Headliners - Manitowac, Wi.
5/23 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 11/21 Chalet - Plymouth, Wi.
5/26 Reilly's Daughter 11/23 Art's Ridge Club - Reedsburg, Wi.
5/30 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 11/24 Bamboo Room - Green Bay, Wi.
6/2-3 Walnut Valley Festival - Winfield Ks. 11/25 Zodiac - Green Bay, Wi.
6/12-17 Bronze Boot - Cody, Wy. 11/30 Top II Club, Great Lakes Base
6/19-23 J Bar T - Great Falls, Mt. (Fired) 12/1 Top II Club, Great Lakes Base
6/21-23 _____ - Cutbank, Mt. (Fired Again) 12/7 Thomas - West Bend, Wi.
6/25-30 Old Style Saloon #10 - Deadwood, S.D. 12/8 Art's Ridge Club - Reedsburg, Wi.
7/1-3 Proclamation - Black Hills, S.D. 12/9 Jay's Triangle Inn - Juneau, Wi.
7/4-7 The Lamplighter - New Castle, Wy. 12/13 Red Lion - Okauchee, Wi.
7/11-15 Iron Horse - Grand Junction, Co. 12/14-15 J&R Tap - Rock Falls, Il.
7/14 Western County Fiddle Championship, Powderhorn Ski Area - Grand Junction, Co. 12/20 Glenview House
7/18 Reprieve - Naperville, Il. 12/21-22 The Spot
7/19 Clearwater Saloon 12/23 Headliners - Manitowac, Wi.
7/20-21 Charlotte's Web - Rockford, Il. 12/27 Skyline - Dixon, Il.
7/22 Rockford 3pm
Marriott's Lincolnshire 9pm - 1am
   
7/24 Blue River Cafe - Milwaukee, Wi.    
7/15 Reprieve - Naperville, Il.    

1980