Gary Lee Phillips - Neal Brown - Gary Plazyk


We are ThingamaJig:

Neal Brown, acoustic guitars, vocals

Gary Lee Phillips, flutes, mandolin, vocals

Gary Plazyk, hammered dulcimer, concertinas, exotic percussion, vocals


We play a variety of music, including American and Celtic, traditional Folk, and progressive Jazz.  Our performances are generally in the area of northern Illinois around Woodstock in McHenry County.


View our  2019 schedule  and please check back here soon – we are presently confirming dates for a number of performances; please remember to click on “Reload” or “Refresh” on your web browser to get the current listing. 



If you would like to see where we have performed the last few years, visit our past schedules:

2018 schedule

2017 schedule


For more information, please contact Gary Plazyk at (815) 568-7282 or via e-mail at .


Wish to recommend a venue?  Let us know! .




Links to other northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin musical groups you might also enjoy:


Kishwaukee Ramblers -


Moonshine -


Big Fish -


Northwest Highway -


Woodstock Folk Festival -




This page was last updated on April 20, 2019 by Gary Plazyk.