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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Batavia schools to celebrate 50th All-City Band Concert

    BATAVIA – More than 700 band students from all eight Batavia public schools will convene in the Batavia High School gymnasium to play a part in histor ...
    March 29, 2017 - 8:47 pm
  • Chit Chat: Album release party to star Crisp at House Pub in St. Charles

    The House Pub in St. Charles has been a stage home to the band Crisp, which will return to the venue to celebrate its debut album with a performance M ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • Weekend 5: 5 photos

    The Weekend 5 entertainment lineup offers family fun with the Golden Dragon Acrobats, Noah Gabriel concerts, a performance by Rickie Lee Jones, a grou ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • Da Capo music students to raise money for the arts

    ​ELBURN – Two students at Da Capo Music Studio in Elburn will perform solo fingerstyle acoustic guitar fundraising recitals to benefit Yorkville Middl ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • St. Charles Jank ambassador prepares to pass torch

    The first recipient of the Guitar of St. Charles Jank Award, George Ressinger, is warming up for his final act as the community’s Jank ambassador: pas ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:37 pm
  • Flute and piano duo to give free recital at St. Charles Library

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library’s Sunday Concert Series will continue at 2 p.m.  Feb. 26 with flutist Scott Metlicka, accompanied by pian ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:03 pm
  • One Book, One Batavia to remember Holocaust survivors

    BATAVIA – “Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope” is the One Book, One Batavia 2017 selecti ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • St. Charles Public Library to feature award-winning vocalist Feb. 5

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library Sunday Concert Series will host award-winning vocalist Maureen Christine and jazz saxophonist Michael Baz ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Jank Music Group launches 'hyper-personal music retail experience'

    ST. CHARLES – The Jank Music Group – via The Jank Guitar Store in St. Charles – has debuted a fresh, hyper-personal music retail experience with the r ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Redfield to play holiday show at River's Edge Bar & Grill in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The band Redfield will add extra scarlet to the season with a Christmas show Dec. 23 at River's Edge Bar & Grill in downtown Batavia.
    Dec. 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Composer Fraser to hear St. Charles' Ainsworth guest conduct piece with ESO

    ST. CHARLES – Longtime arts supporter Sterling "Stu" Ainsworth of St. Charles will guest conduct "This Christmastide" at one of the Elgin Symphony Orc ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Chit Chat: Fox Valley Concert Band to present Home For the Holidays show

    Looking for a great way to begin the holiday season? Like live music? If this sounds like you, then check out the Fox Valley Concert Band’s Home for t ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Maestro Grams and ESO to explore Stravinsky at 'Inside the Music'

    Designed to demystify classical music in a relaxed and informal setting, the premiere of Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s "Inside the Music" at 8 p.m. Nov. ...
    Oct. 29, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Little Traveler in Geneva plans lively fundraiser for youth symphony

    GENEVA – A private evening event in support of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra and acknowledging the impending retirement of longtime EYSO Executiv ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Mozart to help St. Charles Singers soar into new season

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Singers will launch its 33rd concert season in October with a new installment of the professional chamber choir’s “Mozar ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 4:12 pm