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Darboy’s annual Chickenfest is the biggest thing to hit east-central WI this weekend with eight Fox Valley bands including the Rooftop Jumpers (pictured).
THURSDAY, June 19
Heid Music Summer Concert Series: Boxkar, 5:30 p.m., Houdini Plaza, College Avenue and Appleton Street, Appleton. www.appletondowntown.org.
Waterfest: Vic Ferrari, 6 p.m., Leach Amphitheater, 303 Ceape Ave., Oshkosh. Also performing: Sam Llanas and Cool Waters Band. Admission is $12 before 7 p.m., $15 after. www.waterfest.org. 920-236-5080.
Chickenfest, 5 p.m., Darboy Community Park, N9334 Noe Road, Appleton. Opening night concert features Grand Union. For the complete schedule, visit www.darboyfest.org.
Open jam, 10 p.m., Cranky Pat’s, 905 S. Commercial St., Neenah. crankypats.com.
Open mic, 9 p.m., Sluggers Sports Bar, 2222 E. Northland Ave., Appleton. 920-739-4232.
Lunchtime Live! concert series: Russ Reiser, 11:30 a.m., Houdini Plaza, College Avenue and Appleton Street, Appleton. Free.
Future Neenah Out to Lunch Concert Series, 11:30 a.m., Shattuck Park, 210 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah. Free.
Kyle Megna, 9 p.m., Deja Vu, 519 W. College Ave., Appleton. 920-380-9904.
Kris Charais and Friends, 6 p.m., Spats Food & Spirits, 733 W. College Ave., Appleton. spatsappleton.com. 920-738-7171.
The Lately, 6 p.m., Mill Creek, 417 W. College Ave., Appleton. millcreekbar.com.
Erin Krebs and Jeff Johnston, 6:30 p.m., TJ Japanese Steakhouse, W6157 Lorna Lane, Appleton. 920-831-8330.
Chad Demeuse, 7 p.m., Wiseguys, N1866 Municipal Drive, Greenville.
FRIDAY, June 20
Chickenfest, 5 p.m., Darboy Community Park, N9334 Noe Road, Appleton. Adams Way and Star Six Nine perform. For the complete schedule, visit www.darboyfest.org.
The Quiet Time, 7:30 p.m., Fox River House, 211 S. Walnut St., Appleton. 920-574-3950.
The Traveling Suitcase, 9 p.m., Mill Creek, 417 W. College Ave., Appleton. millcreekbar.com.
The Loose Screws, 9:30 p.m., The Cold Shot, 633 W. Wisconsin. Ave., Appleton.
TJ and Lynn, 7 p.m., Bakkheia Wine Bar, 420 W. Ryan St., Brillion.
Bill Steinert, 7:30 p.m., George’s Steak House, 2208 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton.
Acoustic Impressions, 7:30 p.m., Holidays Pub & Grill, 1395 W. American Drive, Neenah. 920-886-0069.
Whiskey Sours, 8 p.m., The Chandelier Club, N162 Eisenhower Drive, Appleton.
SATURDAY, June 21
Chickenfest, 10 a.m., Darboy Community Park, N9334 Noe Road, Appleton. Baywood Park, Rooftop Jumpers, Eric Lives Here, Half Empty and Bad Habitz perform. For the complete schedule, visit www.darboyfest.org.
6 Figures, 7:30 a.m., Buzz and Mac’s Sandbar & Grill, W8489 Cloverleaf Lake Road, Clintonville.
On 2, 7 p.m., Flanagan’s Wine Review, 528 W. College Ave., Appleton. 920-749-9463.
Jones Band with Adria Ramos, 8 p.m., The Chandelier Club, N162 Eisenhower Drive, Appleton.
Bruce Koestner, 7:30 p.m., George’s Steak House, 2208 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton.
Franzke’s, 6 p.m., Spats Food & Spirits, 733 W. College Ave., Appleton. spatsappleton.com. 920-738-7171.
The Daves, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence University’s Main Hall, 501 E. College Ave., Appleton. Also performing is Porky’s Groove Machine at 12:45 p.m.
Ruckus, 9:30 p.m., Chester’s Pub, 2611 N. Richmond St., Appleton. 920.832.3950.
SUNDAY, June 22
Quiet Riot and Lita Ford, 4 p.m., The Watering Hole, 2107 Velp Ave., Green Bay. Also featuring L. Victoria, Daphni and Bad Habitz. Tickets available at The Watering Hole, Rock n Roll Land and rockerchix-promoters.com. $25 advance and $35 at the door. 920-434-0805.
Sarah & Hus-Band, 5 p.m., Spats Food & Spirits, 733 W. College Ave., Appleton. 920-738-7171.
Kip Jones, 3 p.m., Waverly Beach, N8770 Firelane 1, Menasha. waverlybeach.com.
Russ Reiser, 4 p.m., Kamps Bar & Grill, 303 Williams St., Combined Locks. 920-788-9945.
BONUS: TUESDAY (June 24) – SATURDAY, June 28: Country USA, Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh f/ Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Gary Allan, Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood & more. For full schedule, visit countryusaoshkosh.com