Concert Calendar

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Rock ’n’ Roll legends, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly return to the stage on Tuesday, October 22 at the Paramount Theatre. Accompanied by a live band and back-up singers, this cutting edge holographic performance with remastered audio will transport the audience back in time for an unforgettable evening of Roy & Buddy’s greatest hits onstage.…more info »

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan & His Band will be returning to Stephens Auditorium on October 23 at 8pm! Tickets start at $65more info »

Boz Scaggs

Boz Scaggs

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Boz Scaggs is bringing his Out of the Blues Tour to Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Hear more than 50 years of soulful hits like “Lido Shuffle,” “Lowdown” and “Slow Dancer” live on October 25. Tickets on sale NOW – $41 and upmore info »

Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls

Multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have announced they will be embarking on a nationwide headlining tour in support of their forthcoming album, Miracle Pill (Warner Records). Formed in Buffalo, NY during 1986 by John Rzeznik and Robby Takac, Goo Goo Dolls quietly broke records, contributed a string of staples to the American songbook, connected to millions of fans, and indelibly impacted popular…more info »

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Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Happy 69th Heavenly birthday to the great Tom Petty!! He would have turned 69 this Sunday. In early 1982, the second and last single from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers album, ‘Long After Dark’ was released. “Change Of Heart” hit the Top 40  and peaked at #21! The first 100,000 copies of the 45 rpm…

A memory hit me today.

A memory hit me today.

Was listening to some music, kinda random, and Fats Domino came on. I’ve loved Fats Domino for a long time and have the 4 CD Imperial Records era box set. I was introduced to his music by my grandmother. “Gramma Ruby” is a southern woman who loved to put music on for the grandkids and…

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 76!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 76!

When water was in short supply, people would actually use beer to baptize children. It was widespread enough that Pope Gregory IX officially decreed that using beer in baptism made the ceremony invalid. Firestone Walker 2015 Sucaba Last year at this time, I went to the Quad Cities for a memorial and celebration of my friend, Tim, who died…

Challenge ACCEPTED!!!

Challenge ACCEPTED!!!

Here is some solid advice. If you’re going to taunt the police MAKE SURE that they can’t find you. Especially if you tell them they’ll never find you. Jason San Miguel in Wharton, Texas was wanted on burglary charges, and last Friday an officer reached out to him and tried to get Jason to turn…

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Sunday Night Vinyl

Sunday Night Vinyl

Join us this Sunday night at 8PM (10/20) as we spin the 1973 debut from Aerosmith with NO INTERRUPTIONS!!!