Hours of Operation: 7:30 am to 2 pm Wednesday-Sunday 
5 pm to 9 pm Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 
Closed: Mondays & Tuesdays

For questions, please email us at info@thenorwegian.com or call 815-329-6191 during business hours
1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Click below to make brunch and night service reservations.

DAILY BRUNCH SPECIALS (until we run out)

ROTATING WEEKLY NIGHT MENU (5 pm to 9 pm)

Karen Shook

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The Norwegian, 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Karen was born on Chicago's south side, the second of eleven kids. Her roots are planted in blues and soul. She was set afire by Sarah Vaughan, The Indigo Girls, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Brandi Carlile, and Cyndi Lauper.

She spent time working as a kids music teacher at the famed Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, collaborated on various recording projects, and variety shows, commercial spots for radio and has fond memories of starting it all on a kids music variety television show on what was WCFC Chicago.

Karen plays heart opening original songs and hundreds of cover songs from Johnny Cash to Bob Marley, Dolly Parton to The Beatles... all The Feel Good Songs. karenshook.com

Oct2

Open Stage Night! 1st Wednesday of every month!

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The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Welcome to our Wednesday night Open Stage for musicians & poets.  Open Stage is free and open to anyone to attend and/or perform.  We will place a sign up sheet on our piano at 5:30 pm.  If you'd like to perform, you will enter your name in a 10 minute time slot between 6 and 8 pm.  Available to use is our house PA system, microphones, guitar, and house piano; a sound person will be on-site. Open Stage runs until 8 pm, followed by a featured performer from 8 to 8:45. Selling drinks at the bar, bar snacks provided free of charge.

Oct10

Towse

The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

A London-based musical duo, Towse is Piano + Violin and vocal harmonies, and they put on a show of feelings-forward-Folk-Pop. Their songs have a sense of humor and theatrical energy, and they play with a vulnerability every audience can connect with. Fans of Joni Mitchell, Regina Spektor, Phoebe Bridgers, or Fiona Apple will find a lot to love about Towse! towselikehouse.com

Nov6

Open Stage Night! 1st Wednesday of every month!

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The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Welcome to our Wednesday night Open Stage for musicians & poets.  Open Stage is free and open to anyone to attend and/or perform.  We will place a sign up sheet on our piano at 5:30 pm.  If you'd like to perform, you will enter your name in a 10 minute time slot between 6 and 8 pm.  Available to use is our house PA system, microphones, guitar, and house piano; a sound person will be on-site. Open Stage runs until 8 pm, followed by a featured performer from 8 to 8:45. Selling drinks at the bar, bar snacks provided free of charge.

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