As part of the 2023 Bishop Hill Midsommar Music Festival, Hammer and Pick will be performing a free concert at 1 p.m. on Saturday June 24th at the village park gazebo. The folk music ensemble Hammer and Pick has been playing for audiences in Western Illinois since the 1980’s. Jon Wagner plays hammered dulcimer, banjo, guitar and harmonica, Jan Sams plays guitar and bass, William Hope plays guitar and dobro as we all join in singing. Check out for more information about this musical group.
For more information about the Bishop Hill Midsommar Music Festival, visit, or call 309-927-3899.