Off Square Music Welcomes You

Off Square Music in Woodstock, Illinois, sponsors many musical events and programs, helping to make Woodstock the center of musical energy in McHenry County. Our programs include:

  • Year-’round indoor live music venues
  • Online/hybrid events
  • Outdoor special events
  • Open mics
  • Music for the award-winning Woodstock Farmers Market

Musicians and non-musicians, local and non-local, gather here to celebrate music and the Woodstock area.

Off Square Music is a non-profit organization, started in 2003. Our mission is to help local artists share their music and build the best music community in the country. We rely on your generous support to achieve our goals, so please consider donating using the buttons in the sidebar below.

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We appreciate your donation to Off Square Music which helps us bring live music to the community.

Off Square Music is a 501(c)(3) non-profit folk music organization.

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When you make your payment via PayPal, there is an option on the 2nd screen to leave a note. Indicate which performer (or performers) should receive your tip. Unless you tell us something different, we will divide the amount equally among any you list.

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Click below to sign up to perform at any of our music events.

Featured Performance

Sammy Byerly shared this original Christmas song recently at the Every [...]

Featured Artist


Joe Calomino

Joe Calomino just ended a two-year run with the “Dave Hoffheimer Band”, and he is thrilled to play with the “Grumpy Old Men & Friends Band”. […]

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Our All-Original Open Mic comes up January 26. Sign up to perform while there are still open slots. ... See MoreSee Less
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In our "Friends of Off Square Music" sure to join Jim Fine's CD release party Sunday evening. Jim is featured with his special guests, Don Stiernberg and Rich Prezioso. ... See MoreSee Less
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Click the link below to check out what is coming to the Woodstock Opera House in the next few weeks. of Woodstock IL- City Hall The Daily Show Theatre 121 Judith Svalander School of Ballet Stage Left Cafe Off Square Music Woodstock Area Community Ministries Charles Troy Tribute Masters The Standard Jazz Project Cassandra Vohs-Demann A Place to Shine Music Talisk Real Woodstock ... See MoreSee Less
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