Music That Matters

Blue Eyed Leo is a Chicagoland acoustic duo with deep "classic rock" roots and a strong passion for the enduring sounds of Contemporary artists. Armed with Guitars, Keyboards, Harmonicas and “soul-searing” vocal harmonies, BlueEyed Leo redefines the epic sounds of renowned Masters such as The Beatles, CSNY, Elton John, Simon & Garfunkel as well as several of tomorrow’s Legends.

Blue Eyed Leo… playing “Music That Matters”.

 Sound Bite

Ladies and Gentlemen...Blue Eyed Leo

Allen "Vac" Vaccarello is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, vocalist & songwriter and Chuck Jennings is a vocalist, guitarist, & song writer as well. The duo often begins an evening with softer dinner music and ramps it up from there or can come out screaming & kicking depending on the venue...Performances on the horizion



Saturday 4/29...Copper Fiddle Distillery, Lake Zurich, IL 8-11pm

 Friday 5/12…Annie’s Restaurant & Pancake House, Palatine, IL 7:00-10:00pm

Friday 5/19...Geneva Golf Club, (private) Geneva, IL   5:00-8:00pm

Friday 6/2...Lake Zurich Farmer's Market, Lake Zurich, IL 3:30-7:00pm

Saturday 6/3...Woodfire Tavern, Long Grove, IL 7:30-10:30pm

Saturday 6/17...Private Party Prairie Grove, IL

Friday 6/23...Copper Fiddle Distillery, Lake Zurich, IL 8-11pm

Saturday 6/24...Private Block Party, Palatine, IL

Saturday 7/1...Private Party Deerfield, IL

Sunday 7/2...Friday 7/21...Metalwood Grille, McHenry, IL 12:00-3:00pm

Friday 7/7...Lake Zurich Farmer's Market, Lake Zurich, IL3:30-7:00pm

Saturday 7/8...Broken Earth Winery Long Grove, IL 7:30-10:30pm

Friday 7/21...Metalwood Grille, McHenry, IL 5:30-8:30pm

Saturday 7/29...Twilight Groove St. Paul the Apostile, Gurnee, IL 6:00-10:00pm

Saturday 8/5...Private Party, McHenry, IL 1:00-5:00pm

Friday 8/11...Lake Zurich Farmer's Market, Lake Zurich, IL 3:30-7:00pm

Saturday 8/12...Fish Fry (Private) , Port Barrington, IL

Wednesday 8/16...Car Fun On 21, Libertyville, IL 6:00 - 8:30pm

Friday 8/18...Metalwood Grille, McHenry, IL 5:30-8:30pm

Saturday 8/26...ZaZa's Tavola Italiana, Lake Barrington, IL 7:00-10:30pm

Thursday 8/31...Lindys Landing, Wauconda, IL 6:00-9:00pm

Saturday 9/9...ChuckStock2023 INVITE ONLY EVENT, Wauconda, IL

Thursday 9/21...Itasca Country Club MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Friday 9/22...Feather Glass Wine Bar and Eatery, Vernon Hills, IL 6:00-9:00pm

Friday 9/29...Incontro Italiano, South Barrington, IL 6:30-9:45pm

Saturday 9/30...Vertical Dispensary, GRAND OPENING, Cary, IL 2:00-5:00pm

Friday 10/13...Maine West H.S. Class of 1973 Reunion INVITE ONLY EVENT Beacon Tap, Des Plaines, IL

Saturday 10/14...Lake Zurich H.S. Class of 1973 Reunion INVITE ONLY EVENT J&D's Bar and Grill, Wauconda, IL

Saturday 10/21...750 Cucina Rustica, Cary, IL 7:00-10:30pm

Saturday 11/4...Broken Earth Winery Long Grove, IL 7:30-10:30pm

Friday 11/17...Woodfire Tavern, Long Grove, IL 7:30-10:30pm

Thursday 12/7...Tonality Brewing Company, Mundelein, IL  6:30-8:30pm

Saturday 12/9...Bliss Wine Lounge, Wauconda, IL 6:30-9:30pm

Wednesday 12/13...IBEW Holiday Party (PRIVATE EVENT), Addison, IL

Saturday 12/30...Broken Earth Winery Long Grove, IL 7:30-10:30pm


Friday 1/19...Countryside Saloon, Des Plaines, IL 8:00-11:30pm

Saturday 4/20...Broken Earth Winery Long Grove, IL 7:30-10:30pm








Places where you may have caught part of our act solo or collectively in the recent past


Private Events, Corporate Picnics and Holiday Parties (various)


The Alley: Highwood, IL.


Downing’s: Libertyville, IL.


Total Sports: Naperville, IL.


Mark's House Of Rock and Roll: Wheeling, IL.


Grandpa’s Place: Glenview, IL.


Tap House Grill: Highwood, IL.


Cubby Bear North: Lincolnshire, IL.


Village Bar & Grill: Buffalo Grove, IL.


Potato Creek Johnny’s: Glenview, IL.


Irish Mill: Mundelein, IL.


Hanson Brothers: Northbrook, IL.


Blue 6O: Vernon Hills, IL.


Flatlanders: Lincolnshire, IL.


Lamplighter Inn: Palatine, IL


DesPlaines Theatre: Vaudville Variety Show 


Julio's Latin Cafe: Lake Zurich, IL.


Street Scenes: Carmel High School


Beer Market: Vernon Hills, IL.


Mac's On Slade: Palatine, IL.


Scoreboard Bar & Grill: Lake Zurich, IL.


Realtime Sports Bar: El Grove Village, IL.


Village Tavern: Long Grove, IL.


Mortin's: Cedarburg, WI.


Middleton's On Main


Bliss Wine Wauconda


Winberie's Buffalo Grove


Bakersfield Westmont


Weber Grill Schaumburg


Scapa Italian Kitchen Clarendon Hills


Buffalo Grove Rotary Club


Lake Zurich Farmer's Market


Main Street Outfitters Wauconda


Chessie's Restaurant Barrington


Tighthead Brewing Mundelein


Beer Market Schaumburg


Boulder Ridge CC Lake In The Hills


Copper Fiddle Distillery Lake Zurich


Chalet Hills Country Club


The Gin Mill McHenry


R29 Chicago


Roby Roy Golf Course


Prairie Krafts Brewing Buffalo Grove


Middleton's On Main Wauconda


The Oasis On Bluff Lake, Antioch


Fatmans Pizza Pub Gurnee


Perry's Pizza, Park Ridge


The Club At Wynstone, North Barrington


Incontro A Tavola, South Barrington


Remember Charlotte's, Barrington


Farmhouse On North


Kemper Lakes, Kildeer

A typical Set List

Two Of Us
Chasing Cars SNOW PATROL
Lonely People AMERICA
Tequila Sunrise
Nothing Else Matters METALLICA
Teach Your Children CROSBY STILLS & NASH
Daydream Believer





BlueEyedLeo's on YouTube:

CCR's "Who'll Stop The Rain" Bakersfield-Westmont, IL Saturday - 8/2/2014

Chasing Cars courtesy of Gerry Cote & Rough Draft Music Studios

        Catch Gerry's band Rough Draft Rocks here

With Mac at Mac's On Slade "I've Just Seen A Face"

Feel A Whole Lot Better by The Byrds

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