Review of “Decatur Celebration 2010” in Decatur, IL

Posted: August 24, 2010 at 4:46 am   /   Concerts, Local, Music

This review of the Celebration is going to be a breakdown of me and my family’s weekend at the Celebration. We arrived at the Celebration on Saturday morning (missed all the Friday performers) just in time for the “Razzle Dazzle Good Times Parade.” The Razzle Dazzle Parade is an enjoyable small town parade. The highlight […]

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Decatur Celebration Is This Weekend – Charlie Daniels Band, Tone Loc, Young MCs and More!

Posted: August 4, 2010 at 7:01 pm   /   Concerts, Local

Decatur Illinois is known for a few things; Original home of the Chicago Bears, ADM ( this is the company portrayed in the “Informant”), and the Decatur Celebration.  I was at the first Celebration in 1986.    Personally I moved away from Decatur in 1992, but I along with others make the pilgrimage back to Decatur […]

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Kevin Lucas Orchestra Playing Tonight at the Missouri Botanical Garden Whitaker Music Festival

Posted: July 28, 2010 at 12:56 pm   /   Concerts, Local

Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do tonight? The Missouri Botanical Garden Whitaker Music Festival continues tonight with the Kevin Lucas Orchestra. The concert takes place at the Missouri Botanical Garden Outdoor Cohen Amphitheater at 7:30 pm. Admission is free to the Garden after 5:00. The Kevin Lucas Orchestra creates music that […]

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Kings of Leon Press Release Condemns St. Louis’ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Labels “Pigeon Infestation”

Posted: July 24, 2010 at 2:38 pm   /   Concerts, Local

Last night, Kings of Leon canceled their St. Louis concert after playing only 3 songs on-stage. This was a disappointment to thousands of their fans, many of whom traveled hundreds of miles to see the band. Their excuse? According to drummer Nathan Followill, brother of the victim, “We had to bail, pigeons shitting in jareds […]

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Kings of Leon Cancels St. Louis Show After 3 Songs, Says “It’s The F**cking Venues Fault”

Posted: July 24, 2010 at 6:40 am   /   Concerts, Featured, Local

Yesterday, on Friday July 23, Kings of Leon came to St. Louis. The band is best known for their songs “Use Somebody” and “Sex Is On Fire.” Unfortunately for thousands of fans at their concert last night, not much of a show took place before the band stormed off the stage. After only playing three […]

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Weird Al Yankovic Returns to The Family Arena in St. Charles

Posted: July 9, 2010 at 1:36 pm   /   Concerts, Local

Weird Al is back! This coming Monday, July 12, Weird Al Yankovic will be returning to the St. Charles Family Arena for the first time since 2008. The show starts at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Family Arena Ticket Office and all MetroTix locations (including Macy’s and select […]

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Concert Announcements: Frontier Ruckus, Thriving Ivory, Theodore, Dax Riggs, Civil Twilight, Neon Trees, and Paper Toungues at The Old Rock House in St. Louis

Posted: June 23, 2010 at 12:17 pm   /   Concerts, Local

Wednesday, July 14 Frontier Ruckus Doors 7pm • Show 8pm • $8 Flat • Over 21 Only Tickets On-Sale Wed.  6/23 @ 5pm [hdplay id=33 width=595 height=375] Thursday, July 22 Thriving Ivory Doors 7pm • Show 8pm • $10 Flat • All Ages • $2 Surcharge for Minors Tickets On-Sale Wed. 6/23 @ 5pm [hdplay id=34 […]

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Concert Announcements: Cypress Hill, Coheed & Cambria, Corey Smith and Here Come The Mummies, coming to The Pageant in St. Louis!

Posted: June 23, 2010 at 11:56 am   /   Concerts, Local

Here are some recent concert announcements from The Pageant in the Delmar Loop! Monday, August 16, 2010 Cypress Hill Doors 8pm • Show 9pm • General Admission (All ages): $25.00 (Buy 3 tickets get 1 free for first week) Tickets on sale Friday, June 25th @ 5PM Special Guest TBA Buy Tickets [hdplay id=29 width=595 […]

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Old Rock House Announces New Shows For August; Including We Are Scientists, Mark Olson, and Mimicking Birds

Posted: June 16, 2010 at 10:24 am   /   Concerts, Local

Do you sometimes find yourself missing Mississippi Nights? Well, then look no further than The Old Rock House, which coincidentally enough is run by former Mississippi Nights big shot, Tim Weber. The venue offers a truly unique experience with top quality food, and a wide drink selection. Although, what is best is the shows. The […]

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Dave Matthews Band Returns To St. Louis Tomorrow – Read The Review From Last Year’s Show

Posted: June 15, 2010 at 2:39 pm   /   Concerts, Local

Dave Matthews Band returns to St. Louis tomorrow, on June 16.  They will be playing the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.  If you didn’t catch my review from last year, here it is. — My wife loves, loves, loves the Dave Matthews Band…but I married her anyway.  So, being a kind and caring husband (and wanting to […]

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