Peter Charles: Live Entertainment & Music Lessons

Playing rock and Americana favorites in and around McHenry County, IL. Add the special touch of live music to your restaurant, bar, private party, or wedding ceremony! Or treat yourself to the guitar lessons you've always wanted to take...

Jexal's - McHenry
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Jexal's - McHenry

I’m back at Jexal’s Wing-Zeria in McHenry on Saturday, July 19! You’ll find wings and pizza, of course, as well as burgers, wraps, and more! I play on the patio from 6 to 9, so let me entertain you while you enjoy a great meal, tasty drinks, and a great atmosphere. Come kick of your weekend at one of the best new spots in town - right at the corner of Green Street and Hwy 120!

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Jexal's - McHenry
Jul
29
5:00 PM17:00

Jexal's - McHenry

Summer Mondays in McHenry are for Cruise Night! While you browse the beautiful rides, I’ll be playing and singing on Jexal’s patio. So mark your calendar for Monday, July 29, when the featured vehicles will be “Tuners & Imports, Rat Rods, and Motorcycles!” The music starts at 5, so I’ll see you downtown for a meal, a drink or two, and my favorite songs.

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Broken Earth Winery - Long Grove
Aug
10
7:30 PM19:30

Broken Earth Winery - Long Grove

I’m looking forward to another night of music and fine wine at Broken Earth Winery in Long Grove. My second show here is on Saturday, August 10, where I’ll be playing and singing from 7:30 to 10:30. Broken Earth brings you the best offerings from their vineyard in Paso Robles, California, where their sustainable practices and the beautiful climate create excellent wines.

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Buffalo Creek Brewing - Long Grove
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Buffalo Creek Brewing - Long Grove

August is going to rock in Long Grove! My debut at Buffalo Creek Brewing is on Saturday, August 24, and I can’t wait to play there! Head to www.buffalocreekbrewing.com to see what a cool vibe they’ve got. As their web site says, “Our beer styles and Long Grove’s heritage are a perfect match. We have a Bavarian style taproom, event space, and a one of kind Biergärten with beautiful views of the lawns and freshly trimmed pine trees.” Hope you’ll join me for some live music!

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Chatterbox - Long Grove
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

Chatterbox - Long Grove

Time for my first gig at The Chatterbox in Long Grove! Join me on Saturday, August 31, and I’ll sing you through the evening while you enjoy a craft beer, a hand-crafted cocktail, and maybe something from the menu. Truffle fries and prime rib sliders sound great to me!

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Ballydoyle - Downers Grove
Sep
12
8:30 PM20:30

Ballydoyle - Downers Grove

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Downers Grove, here I come! I’ve got my first gig in this great town on Thursday, September 12, at Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant. They’ve got traditional Irish food in addition to American cuisine, as well as a full bar and a wide selection of beers. Join the crowd for a pint and some tunes!

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Offsides Sports Bar & Grill - Woodstock
Dec
6
5:30 PM17:30

Offsides Sports Bar & Grill - Woodstock

When I was young, we hung out stockings on December 6th for St. Nick to fill. Maybe I’ll bring one to Offsides for my gig that night, and you can bring your extra treats to share! And if all you got was a lump of coal, I’ll sing you some songs to get you back in the holiday spirit. See you there!

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Strawberry Moon - Wauconda
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

Strawberry Moon - Wauconda

Wauconda is an excellent town for live music, and this is my first show at Strawberry Moon! Join us on Thursday, July 11, for a martini made with care, select fare, delicious desserts, and live music. I’ll have a few instruments with me, including a guitar or two, and I’ll be singing some of my favorite songs for the crowd. See you there!

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Hermann's - Port Barrington
Jun
29
7:00 PM19:00

Hermann's - Port Barrington

Time for my first show at the neighborhood pub! Live music at Hermann’s? Yep! They got the ball rolling this summer, and I’m ready to give it a shove on Saturday, June 29. I play and sing from 7 to 10, rain or shine, and if it’s nice out, the patio is going to rock! As always, I’ll have an acoustic, an electric, and maybe a 12-string? Maybe a mandolin? See you there to find out!

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Broken Earth Winery - Long Grove
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Broken Earth Winery - Long Grove

Long Grove - here I come! My debut in this great little town is at Broken Earth Winery on Saturday, June 1st. Featuring wines from their vineyard in Paso Robles, California, this is the perfect spot to welcome summer. My show begins at 7:30, and I can’t wait to entertain you. Salud!

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Crystal Lake Brewing
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

Crystal Lake Brewing

Let’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend together at Crystal Lake Brewing! With 8 to 12 hand-crafted offerings on tap every day, Crystal Lake Brewing is a great place to enjoy a cold beer and good company. So put on some green, invite your friends, and I’ll provide the music!

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All Inn Pub & Grub - Holiday Hills
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

All Inn Pub & Grub - Holiday Hills

Meet me at the All Inn Pub & Grub on Friday, March 15! I perform from 7-10 that night, and with any luck I’ll fit in a fish fry before I play. I’ve heard very good things about this place, so I can’t wait to introduce my guitars to the gang there! The All Inn is located in Holiday Hills, where Burton’s Bridge crosses the Fox River. Hope to see you there as we warm up for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Lucky Lulu's - Crystal Lake/Prairie Grove
Feb
8
9:00 PM21:00

Lucky Lulu's - Crystal Lake/Prairie Grove

I’m excited to perform again at Lucky Lulu’s, in Prairie Grove, on Friday, February 8. The music starts at 9, and I’ll be playing and singing until midnight! With gourmet deli sandwiches, flatbread pizza, and a full drink menu, Lucky Lulu’s has you covered. You can even try your luck on the video gaming machines and golf simulators!

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