The Veranda is located right outside the Back Door Lounge and overlooks the Illinois River Valley! Dogs are more than welcome on the Veranda, be sure to ask for our Doggie Delights menu. Outdoor dining on the Veranda will begin Memorial Day Weekend.
Music moves outside from Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekend. Join us on the Veranda on Fridays and Saturdays from 8-11pm!
Veranda parties start Memorial Day Weekend. Outdoor dining mixed with great music and an amazing view of the scenic Illinois River Valley is a combination you must try this summer! See you there – music kicks off at 8 pm and runs until 11 pm
Friday, May 27: The Steve Sharp Band
Saturday, May 28: Brian Neumann Band
Friday, June 3: Bagshot Row
Saturday, June 4: Shiny Penny
Friday, June 10: Road Angel
Saturday, June 11: Comedy Night
Friday, June 17: Rodeo Drive
Saturday, June 18: Crossroads
Friday, June 24: River Road Trio
Saturday, June 25: Gas Road Riot
Friday, July 1: Sons of the New Amish
Saturday, July 2: Tennessee Slim and the Whiskey Hounds
Friday, July 8: Jimmy Buffet Night with the Steve Sharp Band
Saturday, July 9: Ryle’d Up (Classic Rock)
Thursday, July 14: Country Showdown
Friday, July 15: Inside Riot
Saturday, July 16: Champaign Freight
Friday, July 22: Kevin Kramer Band
Saturday, July 23: Mark Lorden
Friday, July 29: Cody Calkins (Country Music)
Saturday, July 30: Mike Milligan and the Steamshovel (R&B Music)
Friday, August 5: Rodeo Drive
Saturday, August 6: Road Angel
Friday, August 12: TBD
Saturday, August 13: Bag Shot Row
Friday, August 19: Double Dave Trio
Saturday, August 20: Gas Road Riot
Friday, August 26: Last Call
Saturday, August 27: TBD
Friday, September 2: Cody Calkins
Saturday, September 3: Champaign Freight
Starved Rock Signature Ale is our own special beer for Starved Rock Lodge. Produced by Leinenkugel Breweries, the hand-crafted beer is a cross between an English-style amber ale and a pale ale. It’s fresh and it’s on tap.
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Got talent? Want to be heard? If you’re a vocalist or part of a band and believe you would be perfect for entertaining on the Veranda, please send your promo package to the address below.
Ana Rucker (Lounge Manager)
Starved Rock Lodge
P.O. Box 570
Utica, IL 61373
Email: [email protected]
This year, Country Showdown has been changed to a ONE-NIGHT only event! Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 14th and join us on the Starved Rock Lodge Veranda for some great entertainment by local singers!