BILL CAMPLIN, 7:30 p.m., March 22, Stage Left Cafe, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. Bill Camplin is proprietor (along with Kitty Welch) of the "World Famous" Café Carpe in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Bill and Kitty began the club in 1985 (That’s a long time ago. You'd think they'd have fixed the place up by now!) as a listening space in which he and others of his ilk love to play. Bill is a singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist, playing professionally in the Milwaukee area since the late 1960s. Cost: $15 suggested donation.
CRYSTAL LAKE HOME & BUSINESS EXPO, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23, 11 a.m. 3 p.m. March 24, Crystal Lake South High School, 1200 S. McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake. This year's event features more than 100 exhibits in home improvement, health care, education, finance and local community organizations along with fun familiy activities and door prizes. Cost: Free.
ADULT LINE DANCE PARTY, 7 p.m., March 23, Grand Oaks, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake. Join us for a fun night out on the town! Complimentary dance lesson kicks off the evening, then let the party begin. Dance the rest of the night away to your favorite traditional country music as well as some not so traditional. Refreshments will be included. Cost: $15 a person.
DOUG ALLEN NASH, 8 p.m., March 23, Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake. Nashville recording artist Doug Allen Nash grew up on a farm in northwestern Illinois. After a personal conversation with Johnny Cash, he was inspired to create a tribute to the musical legacies of the musical legend and June Carter Cash. Nash captures the appearance, vocals, speech, mannerisms and spirit of Johnny Cash and introduces one of his own songs, “June,” cowritten and co-produced with Jeff Silverman in Nashville. Tickets: $15.
GARNET ROGERS & CRYS MATTHEWS, 2 p.m. March 24, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. Rogers has been the featured performer on numerous television and radio programs including Much Music, Mountain Stage, and All Things Considered. Matthews blends Americana, folk, jazz, blues, bluegrass and funk into a bold, complex performance steeped in traditional melodies and punctuated by honest, original lyrics. Tickets: $25.