Jalopy Fest
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Jalopy Fest

A Traditional Hot Rod & Kustom Car Show. Jalopy Fest is a weekend long showcase of all things vintage. 
Midcentury swap meet
Car show
Live music
Fashion contests. 
Join us this year at the historic Grundy County Speedway.

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Smokin' Jazz and BBQ Blues Festival
Sep
8
8:00 PM20:00

Smokin' Jazz and BBQ Blues Festival

Event hours are Friday September 8th, 5pm - 11:30pm and Saturday, September 9th 12:00noon - 11:30pm.
Award winning barbecue will once again be smokin’ up Main Street from Grand River to 1st Street; serving up ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork tenderloin, sweet treats, specialty mac n’ cheese and more. Vendors will be open on Main Street 5:00pm – 11:30pm on Friday and 12:00pm - 11:30pm on Saturday.
Jazz and blues will be live at the beer tent located on Mill Pond Lane (in the municipal parking lot behind Great Harvest Bread Company) both Friday and Saturday, 5:00pm – 11:30pm. Cover is just $5.00. 

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New England Shake-Up
Sep
29
1:00 PM13:00

New England Shake-Up

You won't want to miss the Rhythm'n'Roll sounds of Miss Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo at The New England Shake-Up. Tammi's sultry and soulful voice and the wild guitar riffs of Chris Casello will have you out of your seat and dancing in no time. You are in for a treat.

We will also be releasing our new 45 record after the show. Don't hesitate to stop by and get a copy to add to your collection.

Show time TBA....

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Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo

Chicago vocalist Tammi Savoy and award winning guitarist Chris Casello lay down Original 40's, 50s & 60s inspired Music, Early Roots Rhythm and Blues, Jump Blues, Mid Century Rock & Roll, Rockabilly, Classic Country, Roots Jazz, Blues and Swing.

Pure Rhythm & Roll.

Rhythm & Roll best describes the music of Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo. 

Get ready to reminisce a little, bob your head and smile to familiar tunes, then get out of your seats, dance, and have a rockin' good time.

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Dean Z as Elvis
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

Dean Z as Elvis

It isn’t often that a 3-year- old’s dreams stick with a person all the way into adulthood, bringing fame and fortune right to their doorstep. But for young Dean Zeligman, that’s exactly what he set out to do. Inspired as a child by the documentary, “This is Elvis,” Dean began charting a course that would start with his first onstage performance singing ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in his homemade Elvis jumpsuit and would take him all the way to the top, earning him the 2013 champion title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, an international Elvis Tribute competition sanctioned by the Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Reprising his very first childhood performance, Dean Z brought the house down and effortlessly gained international recognition with tens of thousands of new fans following his career.

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Dean Z as Elvis
Aug
4
7:00 PM19:00

Dean Z as Elvis

It isn’t often that a 3-year- old’s dreams stick with a person all the way into adulthood, bringing fame and fortune right to their doorstep. But for young Dean Zeligman, that’s exactly what he set out to do. Inspired as a child by the documentary, “This is Elvis,” Dean began charting a course that would start with his first onstage performance singing ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in his homemade Elvis jumpsuit and would take him all the way to the top, earning him the 2013 champion title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, an international Elvis Tribute competition sanctioned by the Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Reprising his very first childhood performance, Dean Z brought the house down and effortlessly gained international recognition with tens of thousands of new fans following his career.

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Dean Z as Elvis
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

Dean Z as Elvis

It isn’t often that a 3-year- old’s dreams stick with a person all the way into adulthood, bringing fame and fortune right to their doorstep. But for young Dean Zeligman, that’s exactly what he set out to do. Inspired as a child by the documentary, “This is Elvis,” Dean began charting a course that would start with his first onstage performance singing ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in his homemade Elvis jumpsuit and would take him all the way to the top, earning him the 2013 champion title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, an international Elvis Tribute competition sanctioned by the Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Reprising his very first childhood performance, Dean Z brought the house down and effortlessly gained international recognition with tens of thousands of new fans following his career.

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Dean Z as Elvis
Aug
2
7:00 PM19:00

Dean Z as Elvis

It isn’t often that a 3-year- old’s dreams stick with a person all the way into adulthood, bringing fame and fortune right to their doorstep. But for young Dean Zeligman, that’s exactly what he set out to do. Inspired as a child by the documentary, “This is Elvis,” Dean began charting a course that would start with his first onstage performance singing ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in his homemade Elvis jumpsuit and would take him all the way to the top, earning him the 2013 champion title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, an international Elvis Tribute competition sanctioned by the Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Reprising his very first childhood performance, Dean Z brought the house down and effortlessly gained international recognition with tens of thousands of new fans following his career.

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Dean Z as Elvis
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

Dean Z as Elvis

It isn’t often that a 3-year- old’s dreams stick with a person all the way into adulthood, bringing fame and fortune right to their doorstep. But for young Dean Zeligman, that’s exactly what he set out to do. Inspired as a child by the documentary, “This is Elvis,” Dean began charting a course that would start with his first onstage performance singing ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in his homemade Elvis jumpsuit and would take him all the way to the top, earning him the 2013 champion title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, an international Elvis Tribute competition sanctioned by the Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Reprising his very first childhood performance, Dean Z brought the house down and effortlessly gained international recognition with tens of thousands of new fans following his career.

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Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers
Jul
4
7:00 PM19:00

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers

Fronting his Chicago based band The Lovers, Wimberley, Texan born Lance Lipinsky resurrects a haunting musical persona inspired from the past, carrying on the timeless tradition of mid-century Rock & Roll music. Showcasing a hybrid of driving Jerry Lee Lewis style piano rhythms and Elvis infused swagger in his original music, Lipinsky is a descendant and an evolution of his influences of the 1950's and 60's in his live shows as an entertainer and songwriter in the fast growing Ameripolitan movement.

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Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers
Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers

Fronting his Chicago based band The Lovers, Wimberley, Texan born Lance Lipinsky resurrects a haunting musical persona inspired from the past, carrying on the timeless tradition of mid-century Rock & Roll music. Showcasing a hybrid of driving Jerry Lee Lewis style piano rhythms and Elvis infused swagger in his original music, Lipinsky is a descendant and an evolution of his influences of the 1950's and 60's in his live shows as an entertainer and songwriter in the fast growing Ameripolitan movement.

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Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers
Jul
2
7:00 PM19:00

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers

Fronting his Chicago based band The Lovers, Wimberley, Texan born Lance Lipinsky resurrects a haunting musical persona inspired from the past, carrying on the timeless tradition of mid-century Rock & Roll music. Showcasing a hybrid of driving Jerry Lee Lewis style piano rhythms and Elvis infused swagger in his original music, Lipinsky is a descendant and an evolution of his influences of the 1950's and 60's in his live shows as an entertainer and songwriter in the fast growing Ameripolitan movement.

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Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers
Jul
1
7:00 PM19:00

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers

Fronting his Chicago based band The Lovers, Wimberley, Texan born Lance Lipinsky resurrects a haunting musical persona inspired from the past, carrying on the timeless tradition of mid-century Rock & Roll music. Showcasing a hybrid of driving Jerry Lee Lewis style piano rhythms and Elvis infused swagger in his original music, Lipinsky is a descendant and an evolution of his influences of the 1950's and 60's in his live shows as an entertainer and songwriter in the fast growing Ameripolitan movement.

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Nashville Boogie Kick Off Party
May
23
to May 24

Nashville Boogie Kick Off Party

Join us for this FREE Country Western Rock n Roll Nashville Boogie Kick Off Party, Wednesday May 23rd, 10PM at The Nashville Palace. Think 1950s rock 'n roll meets 1970s trucker country meets 1940s western swing meets 1960s authentic original honky tonk.

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Leaders of the Pack
May
20
2:30 PM14:30

Leaders of the Pack

*SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT* Celebrate the major female artists from the golden years of mid-century pop music from the 1940's, 50's and 60s in this retrospective biographical concert! Featuring Chicago's charming Lovette's, this unique and powerful production is backed with live music by the Lovers, an 8-piece show band. World Class Tribute Artist and Special Guest Host, Victor Treviño Jr., a DFW native, will serve as a thrilling Master of Ceremonies!

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Leaders of the Pack
May
19
7:30 PM19:30

Leaders of the Pack

*SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT* Celebrate the major female artists from the golden years of mid-century pop music from the 1940's, 50's and 60s in this retrospective biographical concert! Featuring Chicago's charming Lovette's, this unique and powerful production is backed with live music by the Lovers, an 8-piece show band. World Class Tribute Artist and Special Guest Host, Victor Treviño Jr., a DFW native, will serve as a thrilling Master of Ceremonies!

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Leaders of the Pack
May
19
2:30 PM14:30

Leaders of the Pack

*SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT* Celebrate the major female artists from the golden years of mid-century pop music from the 1940's, 50's and 60s in this retrospective biographical concert! Featuring Chicago's charming Lovette's, this unique and powerful production is backed with live music by the Lovers, an 8-piece show band. World Class Tribute Artist and Special Guest Host, Victor Treviño Jr., a DFW native, will serve as a thrilling Master of Ceremonies!

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Leaders of the Pack
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Leaders of the Pack

*SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT* Celebrate the major female artists from the golden years of mid-century pop music from the 1940's, 50's and 60s in this retrospective biographical concert! Featuring Chicago's charming Lovette's, this unique and powerful production is backed with live music by the Lovers, an 8-piece show band. World Class Tribute Artist and Special Guest Host, Victor Treviño Jr., a DFW native, will serve as a thrilling Master of Ceremonies!

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VLV 21- Guest performance with Deke Dickerson
Apr
20
12:00 AM00:00

VLV 21- Guest performance with Deke Dickerson

I will be making a guest appearance with Deke Dickerson in the Bienville Room at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender. Join us for the Deke's R'N'B Show at Midnight

Deke Dickerson is an American singer, songwriter, and one of the most respected guitarists on the West Coast roots rock scene. His style incorporates Country, Alternative Country, Rockabilly, Hillbilly, Blues, Western Swing and Rock n Roll. 

 

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VLV 21- Guest performance with Chris Casello
Apr
19
10:15 PM22:15

VLV 21- Guest performance with Chris Casello

I will be making a guest appearance with Chris Casello in the Bienville Room at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender. 

Chris Casello is one of the most dynamic and entertaining guitarist in the world of roots music today and has been honored as 2017 Musician of the Year in Austin's Ameripolitan Awards. He specializes in roots styles from Swing, Rockabilly, Rhythm and Blues and Country. You won't want to miss it.

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The Dean Z Show
Apr
13
10:45 PM22:45

The Dean Z Show

The Dean Z Show” presents an unrivaled musical celebration of a bygone era of rock 'n' roll, pop, and rhythm and blues, pulsing with boundless energy and youthful exuberance. Dean Z, an award-winning and internationally acclaimed entertainer, sings the music that inspires his passion for performance. Songs made famous by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson and others come to life with timeless appeal and contemporary flavor. 

Backed by handpicked seasoned players, Dean Z delivers it all with Broadway-worthy dance moves and jaw-dropping musicianship on multiple instruments. Spontaneous excitement and audience interaction make each concert experience uniquely its own. “The Dean Z Show” mesmerizes audiences of all ages, firing up the virtual jukebox for the ultimate, unforgettable party.

 

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Bobby Brooks Wilson Live
Apr
8
5:00 PM17:00

Bobby Brooks Wilson Live

Bobby Brooks Wilson is the son of Legendary R&B/Soul Singer, Jackie Wilson. Bobby has the same amazing traits and talents of his father that many say Jackie Wilson’s legacy lives on through him. His adoring fans have dubbed him as ‘Mr. Entertainment’ from his natural ability to entertain and bring crowds to life.

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Bobby Brooks Wilson Live
Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

Bobby Brooks Wilson Live

Bobby Brooks Wilson is the son of Legendary R&B/Soul Singer, Jackie Wilson. Bobby has the same amazing traits and talents of his father that many say Jackie Wilson’s legacy lives on through him. His adoring fans have dubbed him as ‘Mr. Entertainment’ from his natural ability to entertain and bring crowds to life.

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Bobby Brooks Wilson Live
Apr
6
9:00 PM21:00

Bobby Brooks Wilson Live

Bobby Brooks Wilson is the son of Legendary R&B/Soul Singer, Jackie Wilson. Bobby has the same amazing traits and talents of his father that many say Jackie Wilson’s legacy lives on through him. His adoring fans have dubbed him as ‘Mr. Entertainment’ from his natural ability to entertain and bring crowds to life.

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Bobby Brooks Wilson Live
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Bobby Brooks Wilson Live

Bobby Brooks Wilson is the son of Legendary R&B/Soul Singer, Jackie Wilson. Bobby has the same amazing traits and talents of his father that many say Jackie Wilson’s legacy lives on through him. His adoring fans have dubbed him as ‘Mr. Entertainment’ from his natural ability to entertain and bring crowds to life.

 

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Rock Baby Rock
Mar
24
7:00 PM19:00

Rock Baby Rock

Starring original, "Million Dollar Quartet", member Lance Lipinski with Special Guest, Everett Dean.

Lance Lipinsky known in the Tony award winning The Million Dollar Quartet as Jerry Lee Lewis is still the entertainer and songwriter today who delivers an explosive pumping piano performance, showcasing influences of the 1950's and 60's. Inspired by Jerry Lee Lewis, Lance Lipinsky's piano-pounding, pompadour-bopping style is so spot-on, even Lewis himself gave Lipinsky his blessing. He and his Chicago based group, "ROCK BABY ROCK" take on a modern evolution of a timeless throwback style combining such sounds as Rockabilly, classic country, and 60's pop in an unforgettable live concert!!! Rock Baby Rock! Celebrating the Birth and History of Rock & Roll!

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The Country Music Cruise
Feb
3
to Feb 10

The Country Music Cruise

  • Fort Lauderdale to St. Maarten (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 The Country Music Cruise will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a superstar-studded party when it sails from February 3-10, 2018 with Alabama, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Mickey Gilley, Lorrie Morgan, Bobby Bare, Jim Stafford, Johnny Lee, T. Graham Brown, Dailey & Vincent, Lacy J. Dalton, Asleep At The Wheel, Jeannie Seely, Wade Hayes, Chuck Mead and his Grassy Knoll Boys, comedian Jon Reep, host Lorianne Crook and a slew of Elvis tribute artists onboard. The cruise will also present a very special performance event, the Grand Ole Opry At Sea, bringing the best of the country music institution onto the ship just for guests.  The Country Music Cruise will depart from Fort Lauderdale, Florida aboard Holland America’s stunning Signature class ship, the Nieuw Amsterdam, on February 3, 2018 and journey to St. Maarten and St. Kitts before returning to Fort Lauderdale on February 10.

The Country Music Cruise has sold out every year since its launch in 2014.  Fans quickly embraced the experience – a combination of the very best in Country Music and the vacation of a lifetime – with more than 50  live performances by the biggest names in Country Music, select artists making special appearances at the Gospel Hour, during songwriter workshops, guitar playing seminars, panel discussions, Q&A events, cooking exhibitions,  autograph sessions, hilarious live game shows, a number of incredible jam sessions and all kinds of interactive artist events. Guests have unprecedented opportunities to meet and mingle with the stars aboard what has been called the ultimate country music party. Plus the 2018 Country Music Cruise will feature the return of the Grand Ole Opry at Sea: a very special performance event featuring cruise artists taking the stage together for an evening of stories and songs celebrating country music’s most famous show.

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Legends Series: Bobby Brooks Wilson/ Tribute to Jackie Wilson
Jan
26
6:30 PM18:30

Legends Series: Bobby Brooks Wilson/ Tribute to Jackie Wilson

Bobby Brooks Wilson is the son of Legendary R&B/Soul Singer, Jackie Wilson. Bobby has the same amazing traits and talents of his father that many say Jackie Wilson’s legacy lives on through him. His adoring fans have dubbed him as ‘Mr. Entertainment’ from his natural ability to entertain and bring crowds to life.

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Rock Baby Rock
Dec
31
8:00 PM20:00

Rock Baby Rock

ROCK BABY ROCK is the explosive, retrospective stage show biography of the golden age of Rock & Roll. Performing the hits of the major artist of the 1950's and 60's,

Lance & his band the Lovers tell the story behind the music as the audience is encouraged to dance and request songs in a casual family friendly atmosphere.

Preserving the original authentic sound of the music combined with high energy showmanship, Lance explores the melting pot of styles that created pop music's most innovative decade. Half concert, and half history lesson, fans of the Atomic era of music will hear the eclectic genres that contributed to the birth of Rock & Roll
in chronological order from the late 1940's to mid 1960's such as:

Big Band, Rhythm & Blues, Western Swing, Rockabilly, Doo Wop,
the Teen Idol influence, Soul, Surf, the British Invasion, Motown & more.

Rock Baby Rock also features the charming "Lovettes" honoring the girl groups and major female artist of the 1950's & 60's such as The Andrews Sisters, The McGuire Sisters,
Lavern Baker, Connie Francis, The Ronettes, The Supremes, Etta James & more... 
 

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Flat Cats Featuring Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers
Nov
29
8:00 PM20:00

Flat Cats Featuring Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers

What an amazing night! Join The Flat Cats at Alhambra Palace as we welcome special guests, Lance Lipinsky and the Lovers! This band is killer, and Lance puts on a show that will knock your socks off...you'll be dancing barefoot! Speaking of dancing, both bands will alternate thirty minute sets, so you will be swinging all night to uninterrupted live music! Dance lesson at 8 PM by Big City Swing. Music at 8:30 PM! $15 cover.

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Elvis My Way
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Elvis My Way

ALL HAIL THE KING.The electrifying Brandon Bennett (MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET) sets the stage ablaze in a spine-tingling tribute to Elvis Presley. With his pure-bred southern charm, powerful voice, and scandalous moves, Bennett was named the “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises at Graceland. His must-see show traverses Elvis’ career: from the Rock n’ Roll nativity of the ’50s, to the iconic comeback television concert of 1968, to the legendary jumpsuits of the ’70s. All-time great hits include “Hound Dog,” “That’s All Right Mama,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” and many more.

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