The 2019 Barndance is @ Emricson Park
on 7-20-19

Purchase Tickets

5 pm to midnight – Get Directions

Tickets sales launched on May 14th. Tickets are available online or at ANY American Community Bank Location.
The ticket deal has been extended and goes thru July 16th at 11:59 p.m.
Take advantage of the 4 tickets for the price of 3 deal! Save $50!

Any tickets purchased Friday, July 12th or later will not be mailed.

 They will be held at Will Call at the main entrance at Barndance.

Online ticket sales will be LIVE thru Friday, July 19th with pickup at Will Call at the event.

We sell out every year, so if you know anyone who needs one, be sure to share the online ticket link or
purchase them in person at American Community Bank
Locations in McHenry County.

Emricson Park is located at 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock, IL
Barndance is an adults-only event. You must be 21 years of age to enter the venue.

Once online ticket sales close on July 19th at noon, and if tickets are not sold out,
you can buy tickets at the
WOODSTOCK American Community Bank
until noon on the day of Barndance (7-20-19).

After noon on the day of Barndance, tickets will be on sale at the gate at 5 pm at Emricson Park.


Bands At Barndance

The music lineup each year has something for every taste.

The 2019 event features music by Bella Cain as the main act and the Nashville trio, Chasing Scarlet will rock the outdoor stage! Plus special performance by musician Shawn Schell fondly referred to has the shifty hillbilly with golden pipes will entertain guests!

Bella Cain Band
2019 Headlining Act, Bella Cain.
Chasing Scarlet
Opening Act, Chasing Scarlet.
Shawn Schell
Guest performer, Shawn Schell.


Volunteers Needed
Volunteer today!

Volunteer at Barndance

We need your help. Over 400 volunteers assist at Barndance. Volunteering is fun and easy. We host two pre-event volunteer meetings in May and July. They are great events held at Stage Left Cafe in Woodstock. Perfect time to re-connect with other volunteers, or if you are new to volunteering, meet people and learn more about lending a hand.

Volunteer signup is online or if you have questions, contact Sue at 815-759-8020.

Looking to assist/underwrite with Live Auction or Raffle Items? Contact Denise at 815-276-3739. Or donate/underwrite online at this page.

Learn more about the bucket raffle, and our wish list. Contact Diane to donate at 815 382-1580 or

Have a new sponsor or want to renew sponsorship? Contact Andy at 815-338-2300.

Barndance Volunteer

Sponsorship & Underwriting Opportunities

The larger your sponsorship, the more tickets you get to share with family and friends. Contact Andy at 815-338-2300 to become a sponsor today. View the sponsorship levels, benefits and other aspects of the event that require underwriting support. Businesses, individuals and groups for people are welcome to contribute and donate!

Click here for the sponsorship page.

Click here to make a donation. Donations can also be made in honor/memory of someone.


We are actively seeking 2019 raffle donations!

How can you help? Underwrite a bucket gift or help us curate items.

Use your imagination for donating items. Ask yourself where do you like to eat? What experiences do you like? What Live Music event or Sporting Event do you like to attend? What tech item or home improvement tool do you need or want? Dream up cool baskets for us and Donate! Check the Bucket Raffle Page for a full wish list.

Need additional information or have an item or basket to donate? Contact the Raffle chair Diane Messman at 815-382-1580 or

In accordance with the Internal Revenue Code, part of your donation may be deductible as a charitable donation. Gavers Community Cancer Foundation number is 36-43766889


50/50 RAFFLE

The Gavers Community Cancer Foundation has a 50/50 Raffle at every Barndance.

There will only be one winner. Winner need not be present to win.

The drawing will be during the night of Barndance 2019.

Save time and purchase your 50/50 tickets online!

$5 each or 5 for $20! (best deal). 50/50 raffle sales are available online here. The 50/50 raffle ticket it option is on the Barndance ticket page. You can add them to your event ticket order and/or just purchase raffle tickets!

50/50 tickets can be bought online or at the event.