Max Allard is a banjo and guitar player from Chicago. He performs as a solo artist and in the bands From the Start and Bushel & Peck. He has performed in Chicago at various venues (Wishbone, Uncommon Ground, The Grafton, Schubas), farmers markets, block parties and festivals. Max is the winner of the 2018 RockyGrass Banjo Competition and the 2019 FreshGrass Banjo Award.
SCHUBAS Livin’ Live, OCTOBER 13
Schubas Tavern, 3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago
We are part of a Teen Music Showcase at Schubas Tavern on Sunday, October 13. This event is put on by Livin’ Live. Four bands in three hours with some spoken word to ease us through the transitions. Doors at 5, show starts 5:30. $10.
schubas acoustic brunch, october 20
Schubas Tavern, 3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, 12-2pm
If you have not seen the daylight streaming through the windows of Schubas Tavern, then you are missing a beautiful sight and a great breakfast too. From the Start will be there from 12-2 pm on Sunday October 20. No cover.
C-U Folk Festival, October 25
Iron Post, 120 S Race St, Urbana, Illinois, 9pm
Max and Otto will join their friends Megan and Maddie Cody and their band The Cody Sisters for a couple of songs in their set for the C-U Folk Festival in Urbana.They will play at the Iron Post at 9pm on Friday, October 25.
loft concert, october 26
Private Residence in Wicker Park, Chicago, 8pm
Join Matt Brown, Max Allard & Otto Allard in a co-bill with The Cody Sisters for an evening of acoustic music in a breathtaking loft in Wicker Park. This house concert will feature a set from each band plus delicious homemade treats between the sets. The location is a private home and seating is limited. Contact us to reserve your seats and receive the address. $20 suggested donation at the door.