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Dubuque's Hottest New Country Rock Band. Former musicians from some of Dubuque's favorite local bands such as Jabber Box, Half Fast, Livin Large, Backlash, and Payback have joined forces to create this exciting new band. Their sound blends a splash of 80's Dance Pop with 90's grunge guitars creating a unique style of Country Rock Music. Playing some of todays favorite songs by artist such as Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, to name a few.
Once again in 2014, American Trust and Savings Bank is sponsoring Songs of the Civil War programs in Tri-State area schools.
Bob Welch Civil War music albums are now available on itunes and CD Baby. http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/BobWelch2
Bob Welch performs songs of the Civil War period, singing and accompanying himself on guitar and banjo. Bob combines storytelling and history with the music. The songs of the 1860's literally bring history to musical life.
Brown Bottle Bandits, formerly Badfish, is a 5 piece band out of Dubuque with a songlist different from any band in the area. These guys mix all sorts of genres into their own sound you need to get a taste of.
4 piece Classic Rock/Country band playing all of your favorites from the 60's, 70's and 80's. With four vocalists and a variety of instruments you'll love the music selection.
Meet the band:
Chrissy Ross - Lead vocals and guitar - previously performed with Tramp, Stonefield, Hollowcreek, Odd Couple and The Boots Hefel Band.
Bruce Smith - Vocals, Keyboard and Bass - previously performed with Odd Couple, Rick Tittle, and Deuces Wild.
Bill George - Vocals, Lead Guitar,and Fiddle. Can be found performing with the Boots Hefel Band, Mississippi, and other local bands.
Terry Stowers - Vocals and Drums - previously performed with Full Code.
Corey Jenny is a country/Americana/blues singer/songwriter who sometimes teams up up w/ rhythm section art ranney, and mike steckling as Mojo Busted, doing covers and originals with an original rockabilly/country/bluesy style.
The Dubuque Ballroom Dance Club will be hosting a dance on
Sunday, April 19th, 2009
Turner Hall ,
115 S. Bench Street
Dance to ballroom music CD's on the beautiful hardwood dance floor
BYOB, ice provided
Bring a snack to pass
$15.00 per couple
Must be 18 or older.
Performing over 100 shows all around the tri-state area in 2014, Garrett Hillary is sure to add a polished touch to your venue or event. Garrett Hillary plays a wide variety of music, anything from country classics to rock and roll, and everything in between. His versatility makes him a skilled musician. He plays guitar harmonica and keyboard. See contact information below to book Garrett.
HALF FAST is a 5 piece band covering hits from the 80's, 90's, and current artists such as: Shinedown, Papa Roach, Pop Evil, Disturbed, Metallica, Theory of a Deadman, Seether, Three Days Grace, Buck Cherry, Motley Crue, Guns n Roses, AC/DC, The Toadies, Tonic and more...
Jason Ray Brown sings, plays electric guitar, keyboards, harmonica and drums all at the same time.
- 20 years experience - Associate's Degree in Music - 100+ shows a year, All over Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin - Performed for President and First Lady Obama
- Approached by NBC's "America's Got Talent" -
We do classic rock, country rock and country. You can enjoy some easy listening, dancing or join in on an occasional sing-a long. We play at Night Clubs, Restaurants, Casinos and private parties. We love to have a good time. Check out our web-site for a complet list of songs and artists.
This acoustic duo has been entertaining the tri-state area for the last 13 years. With an incredible mix of Classic Rock, Blues, and Country, Kevin & Johnnie's show is a must see.
Both Kevin and Johnnie have years of experience entertaining in the Tri-State area.
Johnnie, in such popular bands as "Tussle", and "Grand Slam" through the 70's and 80's, and was the first man to bring Karaoke to the area back in the early 90's.
Kevin also started a karaoke business in the early 90's, and performed in such local duos as "Deuces Wild", and "Kevin and Jodi".
Kevin has also written and sang "jingles" for a local radio station, and was invited to audition for the "Charlie Daniels Talent Roundup" show in Nashville, Tennessee in 1993.
So stop in at one of the fine establisments on our schedule and check out some great music.
The Lonely Goats are bringing the fun back to the dance floor. The Goats play a wide variety of songs you might know, sometimes played in completely different styles than you might be used to hearing them, a few originals, and a few songs you might never have heard but definitely should. Dance, Latin, funk, rock, reggae, ska, blues, hillbilly, surf, and zydeco are all fair game.
The Lonely Goats are: Leo Roldan on keys and accordion, Bob Ressler on guitar, Mike Ironside on bass, and Jimmy Berg on drums and percussion. Everybody sings. Look for the Goats to be kicking up their heels in a pasture near you. Join the Goatherd.
Fun and familiar live music for special events and social venues, Red & White are an energetic, unique and engaging duet. Steve White moved to the area from Chicago and combined his phenomenal musicianshhip with the amazing vocals and dynamic stage presence of Paula Wolfe. The two perform hundreds of adult contemporary hits, as well their own original songs. Red & White customize their music to the crowd; continually drawing people in. Paula’s stories, Steve’s amusing tunes, smooth, tight songs and great music, produce fun and memorable events. Press kit available on request. Includes video and photos.
Statue of Liberty is an Americana/Indie-Pop band based out of Dubuque, IA. The members consist of: Bobby Bradford on guitar/vocals, Marywood Kate on keyboard/vocals, Mark Oberfoell on pedal steel, and Jimmy Berg on percussion/vocals.
Mixing original songs with contemporary and classic covers, this lively band brings a fresh sound and fun atmosphere to every performance. Look for them in and around the Dubuque area.
Steve started playing songs around Tucson AZ back in the 70's. Performing at open mics, cozy coffee shops, and small restaurants around AZ for a number of years. His day job (unfortunately) took center stage for years and he dropped off the gig scene for about 30+ years. In 2005, he picked up the guitar again and has been playing and performing ever since.
Steve has built his repertoire to over 6 hours of music, and loves to play songs from his youth (60's/70's) to a wide range of audiences. He plays both a 6- and 12-string guitar in his shows, and his cover song selections include artist like: Beatles, Neil Young, CCR, Eagles, John Denver, Jimmy Buffet, and folk legends like Nitty Gritty Dirt Band , Johnny Cash, Finders & Youngberg, as well as many others. Requests are always welcome.
The Swamp Cats are a 4-piece band based in Manchester that plays a variety of music, including rock ‘n’ roll, country & blues. All four members, including a 2014 Iowa Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductee & a finalist in the Texaco Country Showdown competition, are experienced, entertaining musicians who have been in the entertainment business for years. They have previously been members of popular Iowa bands Greenbrier, Crystal Axe, Cousin Eddie, Windfall Jac & The Basics.
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We are a duo who can play many of your favorites and then some. We play music from the 40's to the 80's, rock, waltzes, country, oldies, 2 step, polkas and you never know what else might come out. We include Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, and some of the modern day artists like Toby Keith, Anne Murray, Vince Gill, Reba McIntyre, and Clint Black. Of course the Beatles, Beach Boys and many of the performers of the 60's and 70's show up also. Oh and don't forget the Mills Brothers and Andrew Sisters. We try to perform music of all eras. If you are looking for a combo for your lounge for a little background or some entertaining, or some great music for dancing then call on Take 2.
Watch for us at the Trolley Depot Theatre in Galena, Il.
We like to get it on musically speaking. We really mix it up, for your pleasure… We do new rock, new country, reggae, funk, disco, classic rock, folk, punk, thrash, rap, ska, hair metal, alternative, and a few Prince songs.
The Drama Kings are a 80's 90's and Today's rock cover band. AC/DC, Buckcherry, Weezer, Bryan Adams, Poison, Journey, Bon Jovi, Prince, Van Halen and a ton more.
"The Lone Canary is a newly formed Folk/Americana duo comprised of long time Rockford musicians Jesse Fox and Heather Camacho. The Lone Canary has an acoustic, rootsy sound echoing the styles of The Civil Wars, Mumford and Sons, Cory Chisel and Joshua James." Check us out at www.thelonecanary.com and www.facebook.com/thelonecanary
Fun Tunes and Fun Times with the Wundo Band. Delighting audiences young & old since the mid 1980's. Rock & roll favorites, country, pop classics, original tunes and jingles highlighted by unique instrumental variety and energetic vocal harmonies.
The Upper Main Street Jazz Band was formed in 1987 by the late Dick Zimmer, a well-known area musician and music educator. The six to eight piece band has performed all over the tri-state area, including: The Eagle Ridge Inn, The Dubuque Golf and Country Club, The DeSoto Hotel, The Prarie du Chien Boat Club, University of Wisconsin/Platteville, Clarke University, The Dubuque Arts
Councils’ Artists in Residence series, The Spirit of Dubuque, The Midway Hotel, The Dubuque Inn, The Hotel Julien Dubuque, Diamond Jack’s in Des Moines, Thunder Hills Country Club, Bell Tower Theater, The Holiday Inn-Five Flags, The Iowa State Fairgrounds, The Silver Eagle, Mystique Casino, Pelican Pier, The Dubuque Arboretum, The Grand Opera House, Rainbow Lounge, Hawkeye Bank of Dubuque, DubuqueFest, RiverFest, the Cat Trackers' Catfish Festival, America’s River Festival, The Dubuque County Fair, the Mississippi Moon Bar at Dubuque Diamond Jo, and many events for the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation.
The music is primarily pre-1940, and includes everything from Big Band to Swing to Polkas to Dixieland. The band's repertoire includes several hundred pieces.
Upper Main Street utilizes several musicians, so the make up of the band varies slightly and allows some flexibility. Generally the core group is made up of Ric Jones, Drummer and Leader; Bill Encke, Guitar; Chuck Bregman, Piano; Bill Rowley, Trumpet; Brian Enabnit, Trombone; David Resnick, Clarinet, Saxophones & vocals; and Mark Oberfoell, Electric Bass Guitar. Megan Gloss is our Lead Vocalist.
Other local legends have performed with the band over the years, including Paul Powers on trombone, Don Boal on guitar, Don Dugan on trumpet, Chuck Crimmins on bass and vocals and the late Rocky Rockhold on piano and vocals.
Zero 2 Sixty is an energetic fun band that plays dance & party rock music. Our set list consists mainly of 80's dance and party music with some current pop tunes as well as few top 40 country songs. Our new line up will keep you dancing all night long! Come join us at a stage near you!
Deep in the country. Historic train station/general store of lost village is the setting for music, huge selection of beers, food. Wood stove heats the Station in an 1800's atmosphere. Acoustic old time and/or original music.
Ól, Céol agus Craic
(a good pint, great music and wonderful entertainment)
-Frank O’Dowd, 1902 - 2000
Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill is Galena, Illinois’ premier live entertainment venue. The beating heart of The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel, the Pub’s energetic atmosphere is filled with the sounds of Celtic song, laughter, and the clickety-clack of Irish dancers.
Just as the pubs in Ireland are expanding and exploring menu options based on traditional fresh ingredients used in new ways, so is Frank O'Dowd's. The Pub's rich ornate interior, designed and handcrafted in Ireland, embraces an earlier time. Whether you are a guest at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel or passing through Galena, visit Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill where we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day everyday!
Microbrewery featuring: Brewery Tours, Tastings, Brewpub Menu including Soups/Sandwiches and more, Gift Shop, and Live Entertainment. We are a local grass roots craft brewery using only the best of local ingredients...the only brewery in Galena, and the first to return to this historic brewing town in 80 years.
We have the best beer in Galena! Six styles on tap plus a selection of seasonal brews. By the consistent feedback of our customers we have an excellent table and bar service. Brewery tours available. Live entertainment every weekend at 7:30 pm. Watch your favorite games on one of our four 55" flat screens with surround sound on Sundays and Mondays. This is with out a doubt your happy place.... but you wont know until you have been here, so come on down.
Don't miss out on our midweek specials including Thirsty Thursdays: $8 GBC growler refills and $3 pints on Wednesdays.
Join us at Galena Illinois' Premier Wine and Martini Lounge for great drinks, appetizers, and live bands! We offer live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night including the Miss Kitty Quiz Show every Sunday night at 8pm.
Super Secret Karaoke night for your guilty pleasures can be found in our schedule.
And every Saturday, we have our All You Can Garnish Bloody Mary Bar from noon to 4pm.
If you miss me, find the bar and any pictures we took of you at myspace.com/MissKittySintini.
*** We have smoking real estate on our outside patio ***
The Historic District Coffeehouse has been offering area musicians and poets a place to share their talents for the past two years. We often end the evening with a "jam session" for all interested musicians. You may take the stage for one song (or reading) or for an entire set of 25 minutes! Coffee, treats and good conversation included.
The Riverboat Bar has live entertainment every Tuesday and Wednesday with drink features everyday! Dance to your favorite songs with our DJ every Friday and Saturday! Come visit our website for current updates!
You get it all at the corner of Chestnut and Main - homemade pizza, 3 full bars and parties. Steve's Pizza, Perfect Pint Pub,Captain's Cove and Mediterraneo are all located in the same building, for the perfect combination of food and fun. You will enjoy our homemade pizza, appetizers, sandwiches,salads,pasta and a huge variety of beer and mixed drinks. The Captain's Cove and Mediterraneo can host big group reservations. Make sure you book your event in advance. The establishment was awarded by Discover Wisconsin the Restaurant pick of the month on September, 2005 and voted the best service and pizza in the area in 2004-2009! Come and visit us and you're guaranteed to be satisfied!
Open since May of 2006, this neighborhood tavern offers great food & the coldest beer in town! Open daily at 11am. Daily Lunch Specials. Winner of the VSA's 2008 100 Men Who Cook event. Closed most Holidays.