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The Rockford, IL Recording Connection
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Rockford, Illinois is located west of Chicago in far northern Illinois, straddling both sides of the Rock River for which the city is named. Although not nationally known as a music business hub, Rockford supports an active music scene with bands covering a variety of genres. Each year along the downtown Waterfront, the city hosts the On the Waterfront Music Festival featuring major acts as well as local bands. Additionally, a local organization called the Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) holds events and provides scholarships to promising area musicians. Notable bands and musicians with ties to Rockford include rock band Cheap Trick, Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams, and Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie.
Rockford is home to several live music venues and recording studios to accommodate the needs of the music community. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, you’ll find a surprising amount of opportunity in Rockford.