Lupe Carroll performed for the crowd Wednesday during the first Sandwiches with a Side of Jam event of the summer at the Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square in downtown Kankakee.

The event is hosted by the Kankakee Events Partnership, which includes the Kankakee Development Corporation, the Kankakee Public Library and the City of Kankakee, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month through August. Creme of the Crop and Bamboo Island served up fresh eats for the first of the lunchtime concert series.

Up next in series

• July 14: Three’s a Crowd as musical guest with Neighborhood Kitchen and The Pizza Kitchen cooking

• Aug. 11: The Lucky Pickers pair with Mia Bella’s and Martinez Tacos

In the event of rain, the back patio of The Depot will host attendees.