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Playing music is what has been in the family for years. We play lots of classic country with the older Rock N Roll and also play the new country.
Guitar/Vocals: Kyler Bartell
Drums: Thomas Bartell
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.
Big River DJs play all of your favorite music- both Rock AND Country! We have professional sound systems and a club style light show that's better than any other in the area. Come check us out and dance the night away!
In 2015, for the ninth consecutive year, 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.
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.
A Cedar Rapids-based, guitar-oriented band that combines modern, blues, jam, instrumental, and shred rock elements. Their set contains instrumental & female-fronted originals with rock & blues covers. Dubuque drummer Brent Harknett resides behind the drum kit with a musical resume that includes work with Jeff Watson & John Elephante.
DOWN 24 is a rock/funk band from Clinton, IA formed in 2002. Our diverse set list caters to many tastes & we are even known to throw in an original every now & then. We believe in having a great time & putting on the best show we possibly can every time we are on stage!
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 140 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 sings. 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.
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 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.
Vu JàDé: The strange feeling that an experience has never happened before.
Offering new perspectives on familiar classics and quality contemporary music --
Leslie Shalabi [vocals] & Bob Adams [keyboard 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.
The fairgrounds consist of 40 acres in an easily accessible location on the east side of Lancaster, Wisconsin just off Hwy 129. The grounds are well lighted for evening events and for security. Parking is available for approximately 1700 cars. We have 4 buildings that we rent and also a race track and grandstand area. The grandstand holds approximately 2000 people with a full kitchen, bar area and restrooms underneath. We also have two open pole barns and an open arena. See website for more details.
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 Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery provides high quality cultural and educational opportunities in the visual arts, free of charge, to the students, faculty and staff of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and the people of Platteville and the tri-state region.
The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am-5pm; Tuesday: 8am-8pm; Saturday: 10am-2pm. Please visit our website www.uwplatt.edu/arts/nohr/. Call 608-342-ARTS for information.
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.
Live music each weekend. Sat 9-1 pm during the summer and Sunday 3:30-7:30 pm year round. We have four rooms to rent, all done with antiques and themes, so if you want to drink and not drive, book your stay at the Inn. Come join in the fun in a tavern that's over 160 years old. We are the oldest original building in town. Stepping into the Diggs is like stepping back in time.
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!
Sheddy's bar and grill is Montfort's favorite place for great drinks, music, and atmosphere. We feature a DJ every weekend. Sheddy's place to relax, unwind, and have a great time. Locals often visit Sheddy's for good food, a game of darts, shoot a game of pool, or groove to our Internet Juke Box. Don't miss your favorite band or DJ. Check out our Events. Take home a homemade pizza tonight from Sheddy's Bar and Grill!
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!
We are Dubuque's newest winery nestled in the hills of the little Maquoketa valley. Come enjoy our outdoor event center and tasting room just seconds north of Dubuque. We have Wine, Beer, Pop, Homemade pizzas, cheese, crackers, and meats!!! Enjoy live music every Sunday from 4-7!