On The Waterfront, 2006 – festival growth, Then and Now comparisons

Source: Rockford Register Star August 30, 2006


On the Waterfront, 2012 – Schedules – performers and attractions

Source: The Rock River Times, August 29 – Sept. 4, 2012 (both attachments)


On the Waterfront, color promotional brochure/card – 2011

Source:  Promotional card/flyer produced through On The Waterfront Inc




Stroll on State – Nov. 28, 2015

Stroll on State

Source: flier insert, Rockford Register-Star newspaper  11/25/2015

Moonlight Jazz Orchestra – 2014

4 pictures

article pages 44 – 47, by Peggy Werner

group celebrates 40th anniversary Nov. 8 at Giovanni’s Restaurant and Convention Center

this year 20th season performing for Rockford Park District’s Music in the Park series

formed in 1974 from Jefferson High School band members

won 5 RAMI awards

Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine, Fall 2014, pp 44-47, Vol. 11, No. 5



On The Waterfront – 1984

OTW   8 7 84

Source: Rockford register Star Aug. 7, 1984


Beattie Is… Festival – 1986

Beattie Is…

Arts festival

“Beattie Is… Begins Thursday”

About 1,000 volunteers help with the booths

Some of the musical activities include Mike Williamson’s “Let It Be”, the Phantom Regiment and Cadets, the Moonlight Jazz Orchestra, and The Men Of Our Times.

Beattie  Is... Festival

Source: Rockford Register Star 06/03/1986