2022 Concert Series
SATISFACTION – A ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE
January 29 at 7 pm
“Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show” is the international touring tribute show to the World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard & Pollstar highly rated show are entering their 20th year in production with over 4000 performances listed to their credit. Their client list include the nation’s top casinos, performing arts centers, music halls and corporate clients. Performing up to 150 shows a year, this highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast & costuming of its kind.
WINTER DANCE PARTY: TRIBUTE TO HOLLY, VALENS & THE BIG BOPPER!
February 8 at 1 pm
John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party”® is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper’s final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Each live concert performance includes over two hours of unbridled, high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50’s era: That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh, Boy, Rave on, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, and many, many more.
LIONEL RICHIE TRIBUTE ALL NIGHT LONG STARRING GREGORY JAMES
February 12 at 7 pm
Recreating all the hit songs of a living music legend “Lionel Richie” is Gregory James and the “All Night Long Show Band” together they capture the Look and Sound of a true Lionel Richie concert. With painstaking attention to detail, this band has recreated the perfect sound track for a unforgettable Lionel Richie experience.
THUNDERSTRUCK: AMERICA’S AC/DC
February 26 at 7 pm
Thunderstruck gives fans so much more than the sound of AC/DC, they truly capture the high voltage energy and experience. For fans, it’s about a sense of familiarity, and it’s about a feeling that snatches up listeners and takes over. It’s about a contagious kind of power and electricity that few AC/DC tribute bands can provide.
FREE FALLIN – THE TOM PETTY CONCERT EXPERIENCE
March 4 at 7 pm
Presenting a stunningly accurate tribute to the look and sound of the Heartbreakers, Free Fallin has successfully toured the country for more than 10 years performing at festivals, theaters, fairs, casinos, and major concert venues. This has earned them a glowing reputation as one of the finest tribute bands in the world.
BOY BAND REVIEW
March 11 at 7 pm
Bringing some sweet hip thrusts and air grabs performed perfectly “N SYNC”, Boy Band Review, shows are an incredible throwback experience where fans relive the best years! They are playing to capacity crowds throughout the Midwest and spreading nationwide. They have played numerous high-profile events, private engagements, a Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Casino, and countless venues across the country to capacity crowds. Boy Band Review is everyone’s favorite show since the 1990s!
ECHOES OF POMPEII- A TRIBUTE TO PINK FLOYD
March 12 at 7 pm
The national touring Pink Floyd tribute band from the Chicagoland area delivers a true replication of a Pink Floyd concert. Echoes of Pompeii have an amazing laser/light and video show that incorporate original stage props for which their heroes are known. The band is backed by an experienced management, and light and sound crew. These remarkable musicians perform all your beloved favorites and showcase entire albums from start to finish.
LAST CHILD – AEROSMITH TRIBUTE BAND
March 18 at 7 pm
LAST CHILD Performing the best and deepest cuts, from the all-time classics to the newer vintage. Last Child brings the high energy performance with hit after hit of America’s longest-standing. All American Rock Band….. Aerosmith! Comprised of top-notch musicians bonded together to recreate and celebrate 50 years of the music in what can only be described as the “Aerosmith Experience!!!”
THAT ARENA ROCK SHOW
March 19 at 7 pm
That Arena Rock Show is the ultimate high-energy tribute to “Classic” Rock N’ Roll. Performing legendary rock anthems that ruled the airwaves in the 70s and 80s. Including artists like: Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses to name a few.
This show will take you on a trip back in time, turning every sized venue into an arena for a night! Get your lighters out and your fist in the air. This rock show is more than just music – it’s an experience!
GIMME SKYNYRD – A TRIBUTE TO LYNYRD SKYNYRD
March 25 at 7 pm
The name, GIMME SKYNYRD says it all. Every Lynyrd Skynyrd song is delivered as Van Zant, Collins and Rossington wrote and recorded them. GIMME SKYNYRD is not just a tribute band. It is six musicians dedicated to putting on a show that will remind you of a time when rock music spoke directly to your soul. You will hear all the Skynyrd songs you know (and a few album cuts), but get ready for some Marshall Tucker, Molly Hatchet, Allman Brothers, ZZ Top, Blackfoot and even some current artists that carry on the Southern Rock tradition.
FOREIGNER 4 EVER – AMERICA’S TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF FOREIGNER
March 26 at 7 pm
Foreigner 4 Ever celebrates the music of FOREIGNER, the band behind “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Juke Box Hero,” and so many others of rock’s most enduring anthems. America’s Foreigner tribute act will heat up the “cold as ice” nights with a series of “hot blooded” songs
THE RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS – BAGPIPERS WHO ROCK
April 2 at 7 pm
Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning!
It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC meets the poet Robert Burns. Where rock anthems sit comfortably alongside the great tunes from the glens and the mountains of Scotland.
SALUTE TO GLEN CAMPBELL – STARRING JEFF DAYTON
April 7 at 1 pm
STARRING JEFF DAYTON, GLEN’S BANDLEADER AND RIGHT-HAND MAN FOR 15 YEARs
Jeff’s 15 years as bandleader and guitarist with Glen Campbell were filled with shows, adventures and stories as they traveled and recorded together. From the Today Show (NBC) to their Live With The South Dakota Orchestra special (filmed for PBS and now on YouTube), from the Grand Ole Opry stage to the White House, their years together are remembered in Jeff’s tribute to his mentor and friend.
THE LINDA RONSTADT EXPERIENCE – FEATURING TRISTAN MCINTOSH
April 8 at 1 pm & 7 pm
The Linda Ronstadt Experience is “The Premier Touring Tribute” showcasing the songs that Linda Ronstadt made famous. The show takes you on a musical journey of smash hits “You’re No Good’, “When will I Be Loved”, “That’ll Be The Day”, “Blue Bayou” and many more.
THE MUSIC OF BOBBY DARIN STARRING RON GARTNER
April 14 at 1 pm
BOBBY DARIN. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor in film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including jazz, pop, rock’n’roll, folk, swing and country. He started in show business as a songwriter for Connie Francis and achieved world fame in 1958 with his own first million-seller “Splish Splash”.
BRANSON ON ROAD
April 24 & 25 at 1 pm
BRANSON ON THE ROAD is the kind of show you thought was long gone in this day of overproduced music, overused special effects, and performers singing to tracks.
Featured on national television, BRANSON ON THE ROAD is in the same tradition as the traveling road shows during the glory days of the Grand Ole Opry, the Louisiana Hayride and the first Branson music shows…and now, Branson is coming to you!
EZFM – THE MIDWEST’S PREMIER YACHT ROCK TRIBUTE
April 30 at 7 pm
Do you enjoy the contemporary “soft rock” hits from the 70’s and 80’s?
Coming to a stage near you, you will experience the nostalgia, and be transported back in time, where memories of your youth will begin to flow with the music that recalls a simpler place and time in your life.
SIMPLY ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL A TRIBUTE
May 14 at 7 pm
SIMPLY ELTON is a celebration of Sir Elton John’s incredible musical career. Brian Harris and the Mad Hatters Band will transport you to the magic of an Elton concert, playing music spanning the icon’s entire career. In addition to the spot-on Elton-styled vocals, wild costuming and endless energy, the virtuoso and rocking piano playing will leave audiences speechless. If you’re going to see ONE Elton tribute, this is the one to see!
SIMPLY BILLY is the tribute show that brings the incredible songwriting, vocals and pianistic virtuosity of Billy Joel to the stage for audiences to revel in! Brian Harris weaves together meticulously styled Billy Joel vocals, concert pianist “chops” and endless energy in presenting a show that will dazzle audiences.
JOHN DENVER MUSICAL TRIBUTE
May 20 at 1 & 7 pm
Tribute artist Ted Vigil returns to The Palace Theater Stage as beloved iconic singer / songwriter John Denver. Vigil and his trio will take the audience on a nostalgic ride with popular songs like “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine on My Shoulder,” and many more.
HEART TO HEARTBREAKER – THE HEART / PAT BENATAR EXPERIENCE
June 4 at 7 pm
Primarily featuring the music of Heart & Pat Benatar, Heart to HeartBreaker captures the sights and sounds of women that changed the Rock & Roll status quo!
NO TRIBUTE WOULD BE COMPLETE WITHOUT CHARACTERS THAT EMBRACE THE LEGENDS THEY EMULATE:
KILLER QUEEN – A TRIBUTE TO QUEEN
July 3 at 7 pm
Killer Queen formed back in June 1993. Their first public shows were at London University, following in the footsteps of the real Queen who had played their first shows there 21 years earlier.
By 1995 Killer Queen’s UK popularity had grown to such an extent they secured a residency in London’s Strand Theatre attracting nationwide BBC coverage – the first tribute to have a show in the West End .
THE CLASSIC ROCK EXPERIENCE! 70’S ARENA ROCK SHOW!
July 15 at 7 pm
This is One BaddASS High Energy Old School Rock N Roll Show !
Inspired by 70’s Arena Rock Legends Led Zeppelin * Pink Floyd * Deep Purple * Boston * Styx and other Over the Top Classic Icons…The Classic Rock Experience combines ALL of those Live Theatrical aspects into an audio & visual production to present an Authentic Epic 70’s Rock Concert Recreation performing only the Greatest classic rock musical anthems of the 70s!
STAYIN’ ALIVE – A BEE GEES TRIBUTE
July 23 at 7 pm
STAYIN’ ALIVE offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as “Night Fever”, “Jive Talkin’”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “You Should Be Dancing”, “Nights on Broadway”, and “Stayin’ Alive”. In addition, they perform softer poetic ballads such as “I Started a Joke”, “Massachusetts”, “Fanny Be Tender”, “Words”, and “To Love Somebody” among other great hits.
THE RUSH TRIBUTE PROJECT
September 24 at 7 pm
The Rush Tribute Project is an homage to one of the most enduring and influential bands in rock music. Combining skilled musicianship with exciting performances, RTP brings the magic of Rush’s famous live concerts to clubs and festivals. Covering all forty-plus years of Rush’s amazing career, RTP painstakingly recreates the sound and energy that has made Rush one of the top selling rock bands of all time.
THE HIGHWAYMEN TRIBUTE
September 30 at 1 & 7 pm
The Greatest supergroup in country music history, the original Highwaymen, formed in 1985, consisted of Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Johnny Cash. This recreation (with Willie, Waylon, and Johnny) of that amazing, never to be seen again band continues the legacy. You will witness first-hand the friendship and comradery that existed between these legends, reliving one of the greatest moments in country music history. Combining their unique approaches to life and recording, they traveled the world performing country music to millions of fans.
COMPLETELY UNCHAINED – THE ULTIMATE VAN HALEN TRIBUTE
October 15 at 7 pm
Completely Unchained takes the concept of a tribute band and raises it to a whole new level. Not only do we recreate the music with unsurpassed skill, but the stage energy and the production at a Completely Unchained show is unmatched. No one else brings the entire package together like Completely Unchained. Come to a show and judge for yourself.