Maestro & Mi

Maestro & Mi Dec. 22nd at 7pm Maestro & Mi Music Academy will be rocking and singing and storytelling again this year in the Great Hall at Starved Rock Lodge!  This free concert will be performed by the instructors and musicians of “Maestro & Mi” Music Academy.  It’s their gift to friends, families, students and the community! Santa has RSVP’d and Phil’s tux is ready.  Great fun for the whole family.

Tommy & the Nitecaps Rockin' at  the ROCK

Music in the Back Door
Lounge (8-11pm)

There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner. Disclaimer: Material may not Read More


Rock Star 2017

Who will be Starved Rock’s ROCK STAR in 2017? Join us on February 16, February 23, March 2 and March 9 and see who wins this annual singing contest! Enter if you want a chance at the title of 2017 Rock Star. Show starts on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm in the Main Dining Room at Starved Rock Lodge. Come early and join us for dinner. Rock Star is sponsored by Starved Rock Lodge,  99.3 WAJK & 96.5 WOLF radio Read More


New Year’s Eve Party at Starved Rock Lodge

New Year’s Eve Party December 31st, 2016 Theme: Masquerade Party RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. Join us in bringing the New Year at Starved Rock Lodge with Masquerade themed party! Celebrate with us as ring in the new year! Overnight Party Package: $475 (for two) – Overnight accommodations for two guests, open bar, party favors, photos by the fireplace (additional cost), hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, live entertainment in the Great Hall, champagne toast at midnight, late check-out, New Read More


Tribute to Frank Sinatra

October 2 & 3 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Peter Oprisko will delight you with this tribute to the Chairman of the Board! A fresh and unique, ultra-modern salute to Ol’Blue Eyes! This exciting and memorable celebration showcases Sinatra like never before. Enjoy such hits as: New York New York, The Way You Look Tonight, My Way, and many more. Matinee Performance: $34 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Performance: $148 – includes lunch Read More


Tribute to Patsy Cline

June 12 Matinee Show 11:30am Check-in Begins Coming to Starved Rock Lodge from her recent role as Patsy Cline in the highly successful Engle Lane Theater production of “Always Patsy Cline”, the talented Mary Pfeifer will perform Cline’s beautiful ballads and hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s, like Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight. Don’t miss this tribute to country music’s most beloved singer! Matinee Performance: $34 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay Read More


Tribute to Dean Martin

May 8 and 9 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Everybody loves somebody sometime… and you’ll love this Tribute to the Stars performance at Starved Rock Lodge. Capturing the spirit of Dean Martin, Peter Oprisko brings the King of Cool back to life, with his renditions of Dino’s signature songs, style and sense of humor. Sway to Blue Moon, Baby It’s Cold Outside and Ain’t That a Kick in the Head. Spend the afternoon with us… for the good Read More

Tommy & the Nitecaps Rockin' at  the ROCK

Music in the Back Door Lounge (Saturdays 8-11 pm)

Stop by the Back Door Lounge & Veranda for casual dining. Outdoor dining on the Veranda is available when warm weather returns! Kick back and relax with some Gorgonzola Nachos and Starved Rock Signature Ale.  Join us for live music every Friday night in The Back Door Lounge. Stop by and listen to talented, local guitarists from 8-11 pm.  Just outside the door is the Lodge Veranda where  the panoramic view is amazing. May 27: The Steve Sharp Band Read More

Flutes by the Fire at SRL

Flutes by the Fireplace

Flutes by the Fireplace December 15th 6-9pm Get ready for the holidays and join us in the Great Hall of the Lodge for holiday music by the Flute Choir from Music Studio 408.  Following this Holiday Concert there will be a Native American flute circle led by Dave Peterson.  Both events will be free and open to the public.


Burgoo Festival

The Burgoo Festival is sponsored by LaSalle County Historical Society. What is BURGOO? It’s a delicious stew that cooks for many hours (ask the Burgoo Master). Visitors are invited to stir the Burgoo and taste it, too! Come and explore the town that was once called SCIENCE! Explore a wide variety of vendors with hand-crafted works of art, food, antiques and much more. It’s a fun day in North Utica.