Live music is a big part of the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival every year. This year, all musical acts are FREE! Enjoy the music of many of the area's top performing acts on the Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks Entertainment Stage in Park Central Square. The Aaron Sachs stage, located at McDaniel St. and Jefferson Ave., will feature local and regional acts. Confirmed acts thus far are listed in the schedule below.

Featured Artists

The 2-day music festival in Motorcycle Village will feature:

  • Thursday Night: Rockin’ the Route 66 Kickoff Concert and street party opening act, Static in the Attic, featuring former Springfield City Manager Greg Burris, Missouri State University Deputy Provost Dr. Chris Craig and Jeff Lowry, playing eclectic acoustic rock.
  • Thursday Night: Rockin’ the Route 66 Kickoff Concert and street party featuring the number one cover band in America – the Emerald City Band
  • Saturday Night: SIXWIRE featuring Derek St. Holmes, former guitarist and vocalist for Ted Nugent; John Elefante, former lead singer of Kansas and Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022

6:30 p.m. Static in the Attic with former Springfield City Manager Greg Burris, Missouri State University Deputy Provost Dr. Chris Craig and Jeff Lowry | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
8:00 p.m. New this year! The Rockin’ the Route 66 Kickoff Concert and street party will feature the number one cover band in America – the Emerald City Band – and will attract new interest to the festival and provide an opportunity for diverse entertainment for all ages. | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village

Emerald City Band


Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

12:30 p.m. Red Shoe Pickers | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
2:00 p.m. CBD Music | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
3:30 p.m. Resurrection | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
7:00 p.m. Machine Gun Symphony | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
7:30 p.m. Sister Lucille Band | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
9:00 p.m. Sixwire | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
10:15 p.m. Sixwire (Set 2) | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022

11:00 a.m. Bridgetones | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
12:00 noon Nathan Bryce and the Loaded Dice | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
12:30 p.m. Denzil & Johnathon Band | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
1:50 p.m. Sequel Dose | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
2:00 p.m. Mabel Laine | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
3:30 p.m. Matthew Stewart | Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks/KY3 Stage
3:40 p.m. The Rosy Hips | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
5:45 p.m. Rosy Hips (Set 2) | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
6:50 p.m. Dirty Saints | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
8:55 p.m. Sixwire with Derek St. Holmes, former vocalist and guitarist for Ted Nugent; John Elefante, former lead singer of Kansas; and Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village