Past Shows at Freedom Hall

Freedom Hall in Park Forest has had some amazing shows over the past decades.

2023 - 2024 Season

Terisa Griffin

Wonderlove - The Stevie Wonder Experience
An American Prayer
Candlelight Jazz - Music of Grover Washington Jr.
Masters of Soul
A Tribute to Johnny Mathis at the Holidays
Melody Angel - Chicago Rock & Blues
Big Suit - Tribute to Talking Heads
Hollywood Swinging - Tribute to Kool & the Gang
Terisa Griffin (pictured above)
Supernatural - Tribute to Santana
Best of Broadway featuring Nancy Hays
Better Together - Chicago Jazz, Blues, & Soul

2022 - 2023 Season

Booker T. Jones

Elvis My Way, starring Brandon Bennet
Abbey Road
A Lionel Richie Tribute by Gregory James & the All-Night Long Show Band
Booker T. Jones - Celebrating 60 Years of “Green Onions” (pictured above)
Masters of Soul
Someday at Christmas: John-Mark McGaha sings Stevie Wonder
Three Hearts Lift Up & Rise – Songs of Hope & Love
Shining Star – A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire
Shayna Steele
Lisa Rock in Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters
Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll sings Judy Garland
Better Together presents The Jazz Soul of Al Jarreau
A Tribute to Johnny Mathis at the Holidays
The McNary Experience - MLK Day Musical Celebration
Melody Angel - Chicago Rock & Blues



2021 – 2022 Season

Chester Gregory

Higher and Higher: A Rock ‘n Soul Party with Chester Gregory (pictured above)
Masters of Soul
Better Together Presents the Jazz Soul of Ray Charles
Deacon Blues – The All-Star Tribute to Steely Dan
Alex Cuba
First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston sings Ella Fitzgerald
Jason Petty’s “Classic Nashville Christmas”
Wishing on a Star
Southern Nights: Michael Ingersoll sings Glen Campbell



2019 – 2020 Season

Billy Branch

Better Together Presents The Jazz Soul Of Al Jarreau
Booker T. Jones
Masters of Soul
Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues (pictured above)
Re-Imagine The Beatles
The Johnny Rogers Show – Buddy & Beyond, The History of Rock ‘N Roll
An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin
The British Invasion with Dave Rudolf
The Romance of Dance Starring Nancy Hays
April 2020 – November 2021 Performances canceled due to COVID-19


2018 – 2019 Season

Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues with Lynne Jordan and Sam Lay

Hollywood Swinging: A Tribute to Kool & The Gang
Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues - with Lynne Jordan and Sam Lay (pictured above)
Masters of Soul
Raul Midón
Ruthie Foster
Lean on Me: The Brotherhood of Rock and Roll
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland
The Johnny Rogers Show: Deck the Halls with Buddy Holly
Broadway’s Next H!T Musical
Switchback – Traveling Down an Irish Road
Higher and Higher: A Rock N’ Soul Shindig!


2017 – 2018 Season

Mucca Pazza (pictured above)
Toronzo Cannon
Masters of Soul
Do You Speak Djembe
Unforgettable: Falling in Love with Nat King Cole
Larry Gatlin
Try A Little Tenderness: Michael Ingersoll in Concert
A Carpenters’ Christmas
Laughing Matters: The Life and Laughs of Carol Burnett
Cherish the Ladies
Travis LeDoyt – Tribute to the King


2016 – 2017 Season
Tom Dreesen (pictured)
Shemekia Copeland
Booker T. Jones
Masters of Soul
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Tom Sharpe
Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival starring Nikolai Massenkoff
Johnny Cash Tribute
Cheryse McLeod Lewis
Route 66
Caladh Nua
Glenn Miller Orchestra


2015 – 2016 Season

Booker T. Jones (pictured above)
Ava Logan with the Southland Jazz Ensemble
Masters of Soul
Shemekia Copeland
Shining Star - Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute
Girls Like Us - Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Carole King Tribute
Franc D’Ambrosio’s “I’ll Be Seeing Youz”
‘TIS THE SEASON! Starring Mac Frampton
Glenn Miller Orchestra
A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
Simply Streisand
Travis LeDoyt’s Movie Night with the King


2014 – 2015 Season

Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago
The Slide Brothers
Winter Wonderland with Mandy Barnett
Masters of Soul
C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Dana Leong Trio (pictured)
Simon & Garfunkel Retrospective
Lisa Rock - Carpenters Holiday Show
Two of Hearts
Allen Edwards, The Singer


2013 – 2014 Season

Tom Dreesen and His Memories of Frank Sinatra
Sacred Music/Sacred Dance (pictured above)
Shining Star-Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute
The Freddy Cole Quartet
CALJE (Chicago Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble)
Masters of Motown
Allen Edwards - The Singer
Sentimental Journey: The Music of Doris Day
‘TIS THE SEASON! Starring Mac Frampton
Close to You – Music of the Carpenter’s
Cherish the Ladies
The King, The Killer, and The Cash


2012 – 2013 Season

The Second City’s Second City for President
C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band
Peter Mayer’s - “Stars and Promises”
Masters of Motown
Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes
Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles (pictured above)
Travis LeDoyt-“Tribute to the King”
Mike Toomey’s TV & ME!
Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael
Metro Jazz Voices
Switchback - Celtic Soul
Billy Elton


2011 – 2012 Season
Abraxas - Santana Tribute Band
Marcya Daneille Featuring Chris Greene
Peter Mayer’s “Stars and Promises” (pictured)
Hot 8 Brass Band
Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago
3 Blonde Moms
Mac Frampton
Maureen Christine’s Holiday Trio
Ryan Hughes
The Dooley Brothers
The New Invaders



2010 – 2011 Season
Kenya Safari Acrobats
Marcya Daneille Featuring Wycliffe Gordon
Peter Mayer’s “Stars and Promises”
Casey Driessen and the Colorfools
Occidental Brothers Dance Band
Bonnie Koloc (pictured)
Denny Diamond - Neil Tribute
War Bonds
Nancy Hays Christmas Show
Maureen Christine
Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band
Mac Frampton


2009 – 2010 Season

The Second City 50th Anniversary Show
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues Band
Windham Hill Winter Solstice Concert (pictured above)
Radio’s Good Old Days
Nancy Hays - “I Love America”
“A White Christmas”
Banjo Buddies Dixieland Jazz Band
“The Rat Pack Jazz Quartet”
Megon McDonough - “Her Way”


2008 – 2009 Season

The Queen of Bingo
Mama’s Night Out
Cherish the Ladies (pictured above)
Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago
The Chenille Sisters
The Four Aces
Jack Benny starring Eddie Carroll
“Let Freedom Sing”
Sister’s Christmas Catechism
Nancy Hays’ Salute to Mancini
Lee Murdock and Friends
Megon McDonough “Her Way”




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