Past Dates

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

The Fest For Beatles Fans
with Phil Angotti & Casey McDonough - 4p

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Private Event / Lake Geneva, WI

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Butcher's Tap
Recovery Brunch w Eric @ Butcher's Tap! - 1p-4p
Addison and Southport
Chicago, IL
Price: no cover

* NOTE:  As of 8/6/17 after an 8 week run the Butcher's Tap has decided to cut live music during Sunday Brunch. 

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Tudor Wine Bar
Intimate acoustic night - 7p-11p
Glencoe, IL
Price: no cover

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Wheeling Craft Beer & Wine Festival
Wheeling Craft Beer & Wine Festival - 2pm
Heritage Performance Pavilion 333 West Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
Price: Ticketed event, purchased ahead of time or on day of the event, sold through EventBrite (prices vary)

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Private Event
5p-11p

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Intimate acoustic night - 7p-10p
Oak Park, IL
Price: no cover

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Fado Irish Pub
King Mixer @ Fado! - 10pm - 1AM
Chicago, IL 60610
Price: no cover

Test driving the new line up of King Mixer's with this gig at Chicago's historic Fado Irish Pub downtown in the happening district.

Come see Eric and the full band kick out the jams on our favorite cover songs and yours, all the while curing the meat for summer festival season.  Have a pint and sing a song with us at Fado this Saturday

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Acoustic debut at Monty Gaels - 9p-12 midnight
4356 N Leavitt (at Lincoln & Montrose)
Chicago, IL
773-279-4900
Price: no cover

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Hyatt Centric Mag Mile Level 2 Restaurant
9p - 11p
633 North St. Claire
Chicago, IL
Price: no cover

Level Two restaurant, located on the second floor of Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile, offers guests and visitors a memorable culinary experience in the heart of the city. Specializing in creative American cuisine, the dining room and lounge offer a trendy yet welcoming spot to enjoy a full meal or a few cocktails. Level Two features live entertainment during several evenings, a contemporary brunch menu on the weekends, and tantalizing dishes every day of the week. Additionally, our restaurant offers private dining spaces tailored to fit any business meeting or special event.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Eric's Triumphant Return to The Toadstool - 9PM
327 Waukegan ave
Highwood, IL 60040
847.748.8658
Price: Free

 It's time to return to one of the north shore's best and liveliest taverns east of Green Bay Road, The Toadstool Pub! New songs will permeate this return gig, with a smattering of the tried n true crowd pleasers as well (of course)!

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Vaughans Pub
Acoustic insanity in the back room - 9:30p - 1AM
2917 N Sheffield
Chicago, IL
Price: no cover

Always a mad good time at Vaughans.  Always. 

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Red Room
Red Room Series - A Celebration of the music of John Lennon @ Red Room - 7PM
secret location
Chicago, IL
Price: $10 donation

Red Room Concert Series in Chicago presents:

April 20 - JOHN LENNON NIGHT - Performances by Mike Maimone, Josefina Asconapé, Jude Shuma, Sean Eldon Qualls, Evan Hand, Archie Powell, Eric Howell, Phil Angotti, Michael Lux, and more!

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Private Event
TBA

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic solo return "One Night Only"! - 7p-11p
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800

 

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Private Party - Harbert MI

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Corporate event

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Newport Beach, California (private event)

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Acoustic music in the bar - 8:30PM
2501 E. Ballard Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
USA
847-827-5577
Price: no cover

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Fiamme Naperville
Acoustic Rock - 7PM
Naperville, IL
USA
Price: no cover

Brick oven pizza and acoustic hits from E. Howell! 

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Highwood Market Days
Highwood Market Days - 6PM-8:30PM
Highwood, IL
Price: FREE

Recognized as one of the best markets on the North Shore, this vibrant party in the park has become a tradition for friends and family seeking great food, entertainment, and shopping.  Every Wednesday from 4-9pm in Everts Park, guests are able to enjoy dinner and cocktails, while exploring the market’s many vendors and listening to different live music acts. Everts Park is located on Highwood Avenue west of Green Bay. Wednesdays, June 15th-August 31st.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Taste of Chicago (with King Mixer)
Rock n Roll Will Never Die Stage - 2:30PM -3:40PM
Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL
Price: FREE

Wanna know what Eric's original music sounds like? Already a fan? Come down to the Taste of Chicago to support King Mixer at the Bud Light "Rock n Roll will Never Die" stage this Friday afternoon and see what the fuss is alllllll about!

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

3 Barrels Studios' Bizarre Bazaar!
3 Barrels Studios' Bizarre Bazaar! - 6:30PM - 8PM
Highwood train station
Highwood, IL
Price: FREE

It couldn't be any easier to take public trans to this gig...inside the Highwood train station in beautiful downtown Highwood, IL!  I'll be strumming acoustic songs with added help from keyboardist Dan Ingenthron.  Songs from my new album plus whatever cover songs come to mind...maybe 'Driver 8' by R.E.M....who knows!?!  Stop in to support local art and visit the Super Heroes For Hire tattoo parlor while you listen to some tunes, then head over to The Toadstool Pub up the street where I'll be playing from 9:30PM onward, along with keyboards from Dan.  Enjoy!

 

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The Four Farthings
Memorial Day Marathon Madness! - 7:30PM - 1AM
2060 N Cleveland
Chicago, IL
Price: no cover!

Get your three day weekend off to a rollicking start at Four Farthings, wherein I will be performing acoustic hits for more than FIVE HOURS straight, as part of the Memorial Day acoustic Madness weekend!  Stop in for drinks and a song at one of my favorite spots in the city!

Friday, May 13th, 2016

The Panda Bar
Acoustic show - 7:30-10 PM
596 Elm Pl
Highland Park

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

IPO Festival - 9:45PM
7004 N. Glenwood
Chicago, IL 60626
773-274-3239
Price: $10

Power Pop lovers unite! This is a pre-record release show for King Mixer, all original music from Eric Howell.  Come celebrate the growing admiration between both band and audience at one of Chicago's most endearing and enduring festivals.  International Pop Overthrow is now in it's 17th year!

 

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The Beer Haus
New Acoustic Music! - 9PM
322 Yorktown shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148
Price: no cover!

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Private event Newport Beach, CA
Price: This is a private event

Friday, November 6th, 2015

the Four Farthings
Acoustic madness in the bar - 9PM
2060 N Cleveland ave
Chicago, IL
773-935-2060
Price: no cover!

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic hits in the bar - 8:30PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: Free

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Bensenville Music In The Park
Music In The Park - 5:30 - 6:30
Bensenville, IL
Price: Free

Opening for 7th Heaven on the main stage, this is one of Bensenville's finest family oriented events all year.  Come soak in the sunshine to classic hits from Eric Howell!

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Double Private Events (day & evening summer parties)

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Acoustic madness in the bar - 9PM
940 Roosevelt Rd in Baker Hill Shopping Cntr
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
630-942-0940
Price: No Cover!

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Highwood's Evening Market in the Park
acoustic music on the park stage - 6 - 8:30 PM
102 Highwood ave
Highwood, IL

Recognized as one of the best markets on the North Shore, this vibrant party in the park has become a tradition for friends and family seeking great food, entertainment, and shopping.  Every Wednesday from 4-9pm in Everts Park, guests are able to enjoy dinner and cocktails, while exploring the market’s many vendors and listening to different live music acts. Everts Park is located on Highwood Avenue west of Green Bay. Wednesdays, June 10th-August 28th.

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Johnny O'Hagan's
Post Pride Pub Crawl Sunday! - 5 - 8 PM
Price: no cover

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Arlington Race Track- Mainstage
1-3PM
2200 West Euclid Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847-259-8400

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Wedding

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Cress Creek Country Club
6:30 - 9:30
Naperville, IL
Price: PRIVATE

Friday, June 12th, 2015

It's a post Xmas Toadstool happening! - 9PM
327 Waukegan ave
Highwood, IL 60040
847.748.8658
Price: No Cover!

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Botanic Gardens
Wedding

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

ZIGFEST 2015

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Private Event
Chicago

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Acoustic madness in the bar! - 8:30PM
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
(630) 469-8180
Price: no cover!

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Maeve
Acoustic Night - 9PM
1325 W. Wrightwood
Chicago, IL 60614
Price: no cover!

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

3 YR Anniversary Bash! - 9PM
327 Waukegan ave
Highwood, IL 60040
847.748.8658
Price: no cover!

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

private party
Wedding/ acoustic

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Wheaton Brew Fest - 3:15PM- 4:30PM
Memorial Park
Wheaton, IL
Price: no cover

I will be closing out the Wheaton Brew Fest with an acoustic hits show in Memorial Park on Union Avenue in downtown Wheaton.  Come sample some beers from the best brewers across the nation and enjoy the music in the sunshine!

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Templestowe Pub
acoustic madness in the bar! - 9PM
3135 N. Montrose
Chicago, IL
Price: no cover

Friday, July 18th, 2014

acoustic madness in the bar! - 9PM
2060 N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
773-935-2060
Price: no

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Private Event

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Acoustic solo show - 9 PM
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
(630) 469-8180
Price: no cover

Back in the hometown for acoustic hits from yesterday, today and tomorrow!

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Weber grill
Girls Talk! - 5pm - 8pm
Fountain Square Mall
Lombard, IL
Price: no cover

Eric & Jake perform nothing but songs with women's names in the title, all night! Come out and celebrate the women of the world with E & J in the bar area at Weber Grill, Lombard!

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Acoustic solo show - 9:30PM
327 Waukegan ave
Highwood, IL 60040
847.748.8658
Price: no cover

Located in the heart of downtown Highwood, Toadstool Pub is THEE place for a salt of the earth, no BS 'People's Bar' experience.  Sometimes it's the simplest things that connect us together.  Toadstool is all about the people and the acoustic music is the soundtrack to the way The Toad crowd rolls.  If you can fight your way past the packed dance floor,stop in for a north shore song and say hi to the owner Tommy "Toad". He'll be the one in the center of the action!

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

PRIVATE PARTY
8PM
CHICAGO, IL
USA

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Acoustic solo show - 7pm
1801 Butterfield Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Price: no cover

The hits and nothing but the hits in this intimate, buzzing bar!  Stop in for dinner, drinks and songs!

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Girls Talk! - 8:30PM
940 Roosevelt Rd in Baker Hill Shopping Cntr
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
630-942-0940
Price: no cover

Come join the celebration of ladies everywhere with Eric Howell & Jake Crowe as they perform only songs with women's names in the title!  Song requests mandatory (as long as it includes a girl's name)!   Lola, Cecilia, Amie, Jenny Jenny (867-5309), Last Dance With Mary Jane, Susie Q... the list goes on!  What's your fave girl's name in song?  Come out to Ellyn's and shout it out!

Friday, April 4th, 2014

VIBE 1935
acoustic show - 8PM
1935 Sheridan Rd
Highland Park, IL
Price: no cover

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Acoustic jams for a great cause! - 10pm
327 Waukegan ave
Highwood, IL 60040
847.748.8658
Price: no cover

Located in the heart of downtown Highwood, Toadstool Pub is THEE place for a salt of the earth, no BS 'People's Bar' experience.  Sometimes it's the simplest things that connect us together.  Toadstool is all about the people and the acoustic music is the soundtrack to the way The Toad crowd rolls.  If you can fight your way past the packed dance floor,stop in for a north shore song and say hi to the owner Tommy "Toad". He'll be the one in the center of the action!

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

GIRLS TALK! - 7PM-11PM
1801 Butterfield Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Price: no cover

The acoustic duo debut of Eric and Kirk performing nothing but songs with women's names in the title, all night long! Lola, Cecelia, Jenny Jenny, Peggy Sue, the list goes on! What's in a name?  Give a shout out for your favorite names and let Girls Talk do the talking at Carlucci!

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

PRIVATE PARTY in Highwood

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic music in the bar - 7PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover

Arrowhead is one of the best environments to dine, gather with friends, and enjoy acoustic rock from E. Howell all night long.  The atmosphere is ornate yet casual, and the staff are simply the best! This makes for some choice cover songs near and dear to everyone who enters the joint.  The bar is warm and cozy, perfect for this time of year.

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Acoustic hits at Village Links new bar - 8:30PM
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
(630) 469-8180
Price: no cover

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Private event with The Nick Kitsos Band (NKB)

corporate wedding/event band led by world renowned drummer Nick Kitsos.

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic music in the bar - 7PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Acoustic hits at Village Links new bar - 8:30PM
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
(630) 469-8180
Price: no cover

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Acoustic music in the bar - 8:30PM
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
(630) 469-8180
Price: no cover

Back in the ol' home town!  Reserve 22 is a newly refurbished bar within the confines of The Village Links Golf Club.  Open to the public, the food it excellent and the music aims to please.  A great place to gather friends and hear some acoustic variety from E. Howell!

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Acoustic Rock - 8PM
940 Roosevelt Rd in Baker Hill Shopping Cntr
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
630-942-0940
Price: no cover!

The final stop on the Thanksgiving In The Hometown Tour!  Ellyns is a great place to unwind with your friends if you're in the burbs.  Grab some great food off the menu and sing along with the hits of yesterday, today and tomorrow!

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Acoustic music in the bar - 8:30PM
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
USA
(630) 469-8180
Price: no cover

1st time at this venue!  Come check out the new digs in this refurbished bar and country club, right in my home town of Glen Ellyn, IL.  There is some personal history with this place and music to go with it!  Get some food, drinks and music with Thanksgiving friends and family on this night!

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
acoustic night in the bar - 7PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover!

Black Wednesday!  Arrowhead is of the best environments to dine, gather with friends, and enjoy acoustic rock from E. Howell all night long.  The atmosphere is ornate yet casual, and the staff are simply the best! This makes for some choice cover songs near and dear to everyone who enters the joint.  The bar is warm and cozy, perfect for this time of year.

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Brandt's of Palatine
1st time at this venue! - 9PM-11PM
807 W Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 496-4388
Price: no cover

Come ring in some pre-Thanksgiving festivities at this terrific venue for food and music!  First Eric Howell acoustic show at Brandt's! Let's make a scene!

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Mullens Bar and Grill
System 80: The Ultimate 80s Experience! - 9:30PM
3080 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, IL 60532
Price: No Cover

If you haven't yet checked out System 80, this would be a great time and place to go back to the future!  It's an all 80s Halloween bash with System 80 playing all your favorite 80s songs you love (and love to hate) wear your best 80s costume, tease that hair, and whip it good with the best 80s band in the burbs!  System 80 will pump (clap!) you up!

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Acoustic Night with Eric Howell - 9:30PM
2501 E. Ballard Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
USA
847-827-5577
Price: No Cover

People like to mix it up with the musicians here, I'm told.  I'm praying there's chicken wire between me and them.  Great looking menu, too!

1st acoustic show at this good time venue!  People like to mix it up with the musicians here, I'm told.  I'm praying there's chicken wire between me and them.  Great looking menu, too! - See more at: http://www.erichowellmusic.com/gig#sthash.p91sOCMI.dpuf
1st acoustic show at this good time venue!  People like to mix it up with the musicians here, I'm told.  I'm praying there's chicken wire between me and them.  Great looking menu, too! - See more at: http://www.erichowellmusic.com/gig#sthash.p91sOCMI.dpuf

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Acoustic Jams with Eric Howell
51 Town Square
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 462-5126
Price: NO COVER

The NO COVER acoustic tour continues at this relatively brand new bar off Danada Square in Wheaton, IL.   Friendly staff and spacious enough to enjoy the tunes, sports screens, food and friends without overcrowding.  Come in and hunker down for the night with the hits and nothing but the hits (and a few misses as well) courtesy of Eric Howell music!

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Musical duets with Eric & Tony - 8:30PM
10 West Chicago Ave,
Naperville, IL 60566
(630) 416-3310
Price: NO COVER

JUST ADDED! One night only!  Eric joins the (truly fabulous) Tony K for an evening of musical duets on the rooftop of Frankie's Blue Room, Naperville!  Having played and sang together for many years, Eric and Tony will bring the fun and the songs, you bring the dance moves and let's have a ball while the weather's still warm!  See you TONIGHT!

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Friday Night Live - 8:30PM
2501 E. Ballard Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
USA
847-827-5577
Price: no cover!

1st acoustic show at this good time venue!  People like to mix it up with the musicians here, I'm told.  I'm praying there's chicken wire between me and them.  Great looking menu, too!

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Eric Howell & The Supplements - 7PM
1245 Chicago ave
Evanston, IL 60202
847.492.8860
Price: $12 advance, $15 door

  Eric opens for long time pal and award-winning Chicago songwriter Phil Angotti.  This is the first Eric Howell show at Space and the debut of Eric's newest original backing band: The Supplements!  Featuring drummer Phil Levin (Yellow Hammers, System 80, The Mini Rubens), bassist Ricky Showalter (Liquid Soul), keyboardist Matt Nelson and special guest Casey McDonough (NRBQ) on guitar and backing vocals.  This will be a great night of songwriter rock, pop and storytelling at one of the north shore's most celebrated music venues. *Seating is limited.  You can purchase reserved seats HERE

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic show in the bar - 7PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover

One of the best environments to dine, gather with friends, and enjoy acoustic rock from E. Howell all night long.  The atmosphere is ornate yet casual, and the staff are simply the best! This makes for some choice cover songs near and dear to everyone who enters the joint.  Come on in, it's warm and cozy!

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic night in the bar - 7-11PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover

One of the best environments to dine, gather with friends, and enjoy acoustic rock from E. Howell all night long.  The atmosphere is ornate yet casual, and the staff are simply the best! This makes for some choice cover songs near and dear to everyone who enters the joint.  Come on in, it's warm and cozy!

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Arrowhead Country Club Bar & Restaurant
acoustic jams in the bar area - 7 -11 PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover

One of the best environments to dine, gather with friends, and enjoy acoustic rock from E. Howell all night long.  The atmosphere is ornate yet casual, and the staff are simply the best! This makes for some choice cover songs near and dear to everyone who enters the joint.  Come on in, it's warm and cozy!

Friday, April 5th, 2013

acoustic music in the bar - 9PM
157 Randhurst Village Dr
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
847.398.5501
Price: no cover

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Arrowhead Golf Club Bar & Restaurant
Acoustic night in the bar area - 7 -11 PM
26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
Price: no cover

One of the best environments to dine, gather with friends, and enjoy acoustic rock from E. Howell all night long.  The atmosphere is ornate yet casual, and the staff are simply the best! This makes for some choice cover songs near and dear to everyone who enters the joint.  Come on in, it's warm and cozy!

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Scapa Italian Kitchen
singer/songwriter acoustic hits - 7:30 - 11:30 PM
One Walker Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
630.323.7000
Price: no cover

First Eric Howell performance in this venue! The ambiance and aroma of delicious Italian cuisine make Scapa Italian Kitchen an obvious favorite among Chicago area residents. Come in and see why Scapa is considered a gem in the Western suburbs.

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

The Tilted Kilt
St. Paddy's Acoustic Jam - 5:30PM
2300 Bushwood Dr.
Elgin, IL 60124
(224) 359-5458
Price: no cover

As part of Tilted Kilt's March Madness festivities, Eric plays acoustic rock before The Modern Day Romeo's take the stage. All the hits and more from 5:30 - 8PM  Come start your St Patrick's Day celebrations with Eric Howell Music!