Makena Hartlin is a young singer songwriter who pairs a spell-binding voice with charming, jazz infused pop songs.
Checkmark Sallie an acoustics duo featuring Sallie Pierpont on vocals and Mark Tavallali on acoustic guitars and vocals. Sallie and Mark also are band members in the some of the area's top bands in the Michiana club scene for many years. Checkmark Sallie plays it all from Classic Rock, Soul, Blues, Country, Pop, Alternative, and everything in between. They put their own acoustic twist on songs to make them sound new and fresh and you'll fall in love with these songs all over again.
Mike DeHays is Imphormal, playing electric cello covers of pop and classic rock hits and more.
Each Monday will feature Live Trivia night at Kankakee Grille New Buffalo, where guests have a chance to win gift cards ranging from $20-$50 in Four Winds Gift cards. Teams are currently limited to four persons. Free admission to all guests. Cheating is prohibited. This includes utilizing cell phones or smart phones to come up with team answers. If a phone call or a text must be made, please respect the game and wait until all answers have been submitted. Teams will be disqualified if caught cheating. Masks will be required when leaving tables to turn in answer sheets and single-use pencils will be issued.
1st Place - $50 Four Winds Gift Card
2nd Place - $30 Four Winds Gift Card
3rd Place - $20 Four Winds Gift Card
Incorporating a myriad of genres, including Americana/Blues & Bluegrass/Roots/Folk/Soul and even Reggae, Mike Struwin Band has forged a truly unique style all their own.
Mike Struwin, who began playing music at the age of 13, has long been a force in the regional music scenes of Southwest Michigan, for lyrics and music imbued with a sense of honesty, empathy and authenticity. The St. Joseph, Mich., native released his first CD at age 17 and hasn’t looked back since, putting out eight albums to date and performing for audiences (young and old) for over 20 years.
Teaming up with members from the Sypian Family Band; Matt Sypian (drums) and Mike Nelson (bass) and enlisting long-time friend Mike Kinney to play lead guitar, Struwin has finally found a group that truly reflects his vision, versatility and style. Connected by their common goal of delivering handcrafted quality music to anyone with open ears and an open mind, Mike Struwin Band slips and slides through various genres, presenting their own original music to crowds while also paying tribute to musical greats like Paul Simon, Bill Withers, The Grateful Dead, Bob Marley and the Eagles. On the heels of a crazy year, The Mike Struwin Band is building their reputation as one of Midwest’s fresh and new “up-and-coming” live acts. Whether you like to dance or kick back and listen, Mike Struwin Band has a little something for everyone!