The Hodgetwins are taking the show on the road! For years, you have watched them on their various YouTube channels and laughed until your stomachs were in knots. Just imagine that same reaction...doubled! If you thought they were funny online, just wait until you see them in the flesh. And don’t worry, everything that you have come to love about them – their edgy, unfiltered comedy is exactly what they are bringing to this show. So if you are ready for a night of unforgettable laughs, be sure to cop your ticket today!
Todd McComas is a former Marine and retired police detective who now makes his living as a standup comedian, podcaster and radio personality. Many people know him from his time hosting Heartland Radio, as a member of The Pat McAfee Show, Barstool Heartland and his frequent appearances on The Bob & Tom Show. Todd now hosts the popular true crime podcast 10-41 with Todd McComas and the comedy podcasts Doc Heads and FUNTOWN. His comedy album Cop Stories is available on Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify and Pandora. Todd can also be heard regularly on Raw Dog Comedy on Sirius XM.
Impact Fuel Room presents 90's Grunge Night with Big Band Baby - Stone Temple Pilots Tribute and Junkhead: The Alice in Chains Experience on Saturday, September 12th!
Junkhead: The Alice In Chains Experience is dedicated to performing the grunge-metal, sludge-blues music of one of the greatest and most influential rock bands to come out of the Seattle grunge scene of the 90's. Harnessing – with accurate precision – the power of Layne Staley's haunted yet soulful vocals, along with Jerry Cantrell's maddening but mesmerizing guitar, this tribute is an authentic expression of honor to a legendary rock band that changed the face of music and left a slew of imitators clamoring for that hallowed plateau of Rock God status. True fans who were there to witness AIC will be eerily brought back to those Junkhead days and completely blown away, as new converts are gained along the way.
Big Bang Baby is the ultimate Stone Temple Pilots experience, built to perform the most captivating, accurate live show since the real thing. Big Bang Baby is a high-energy, larger-than-life rock experience, always delivering a real rock show!
Hillbilly Rockstarz are Chicago's very own country super group, specializing in covering the latest hits in country music, along with many of your classic favorites. This band is always true to the original recording, so they've always got you covered. This headlining show promotes a good time, feel good show, performing all the top hits on today’s country radio week after week, mixing up the show with all your favorites. Hillbillyz will hit y'all with some Blake Shelton, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Kelsey Ballerini, Darius Rucker, and some country rockin' Luke Combs, Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line. Then look out, as they surprise the audience by transcending time with classics by Johnny Cash, Willie and Waylon even Patsy Cline. All the top hitmakers are on this super bands setlist like Kenny Chesney, Band Perry, Sara Evans, Billy Currington, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich. Yes...even some Taylor Swift to round out the younger fans. HBRS also mixes in a few rock classics from Guns & Roses, ZZ Top and AC/DC, plus dance tunes from Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake. A Hillbilly show has something for everyone. The band always leave's the fan's wanting.... "one more" "one more"...is what you hear after that last note!
Get your alternative rock fix and join us for Trapt, The Calling, Smile Empty Soul and Tantric.
Rolling through the “Decade of Decadence” like a 50-ton freight train, iconic bands such as Guns N’ Roses, Mötley Crüe, Bon Jovi and Poison (to mention only a few) made the 1980’s a musical era the likes of which we’re doubtful to see again. Millions upon millions of records were sold, and concert venues around the world sold out within seconds when these bands were announced as headliners.
In 2001, lamenting the heyday of hairbands, one Chicago band sought to rekindle the flame for these Gods of Rock by tapping into the nostalgic and undeniable energy of that bygone era. They called themselves Hairbanger’s Ball.
Born from a “what if?” scenario, Hairbanger’s Ball has entrenched themselves as one of the most sought after “80’s Hair Rock Tribute Bands” in the United States after years of performing sold out shows from coast to coast, all while exuding the same expert musicianship and flair for the theatrical as their idols. Now on the cusp of celebrating 15 years in existence, Hairbanger’s Ball has been a mainstay in music for longer than some of their celebrity counterparts, and routinely perform over 150 shows a year.
Whether you’re looking to bring back the memory of a favorite concert seen in 1985 or seeking a true-to-life representation of what a rock concert was like in the 80's, Hairbanger’s Ball provides both the music and the mayhem for young and old alike, bundled together in a six-piece, high octane lineup. Featuring powerful male and female lead vocals, some serious ax grinding and renditions of classic songs so much like the original you’d swear you’d gone back in time, Hairbanger’s Ball leaves nothing to be desired after seeing and listening to them live, and is why they’ve been named “Best Rock Band” in Chicago by their throngs of adoring fans.
Alright STOP. Collaborate an’ LIS-en. Remember when hip hop Talked About Sex? When you could Bust a Move, Shake the Rump, do the Humpty and no one was poppin’ caps? When Bell Biv Devoe called all y’all tricks “Poison” and warned all the fellas to “never trust a big butt and a smiiiiiiile”? We do too. We’ll drink up all the Hennessey you got on yo’ shelf, so just let us introduce ourselves…
There is simply no band anywhere like the Too White Crew. It is a tribute to the golden era of hip hop, featuring all-live 80's and 90's covers (no tracks) from a six-piece band, accompanied by choreographed “Fly Girl” dancers. On bigger stages we bring our Bra$$ Funkeez horn section, bboys, our Extremely Worthless Posse, live painters, empty shoe boxes, broken projection TVs, you name it. It’s a party band…it’s a show…it’s art…it’s madness on stage — all packaged in an unprecedented way. TWC has opened for countless hip hop & pop legends and is the only band in the past decade to perform at the Playboy Mansion. Too White Crew’s nationally touring show is also one of the top-requested festival acts.
Strutter, the longest running KISS tribute band, rocks audiences with an unforgettable mix of classic KISS tunes, fire breathing, blood spitting, smoking guitars, explosive pyrotechnics, authentic costuming, full makeup, staging and special effects.
American English is simply the best Beatles tribute story of our time. At the inception of the band, they were voted “number one” by thousands of Beatles fans as winners of sound alike contests at Beatlefest® for three consecutive years. They have also won Illinois Entertainer of the Year and have been voted "Best Tribute Band" three of the last four years by their fans in the Chicagoland area. Their demand here and abroad, coupled with their spectacular fan base, has anchored them into a professional setting, and launched them into larger venues and theatres worldwide.
John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. He portrays lead singer Barry Gibb with a zest for detail and like no other. From the look to the falsetto you will think you are witnessing the real Barry! John Acosta’s Bee Gees Gold Tribute is the ultimate salute and re-creation of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime...LIVE ONCE AGAIN! With the detailed vocal stylings of John Acosta (Barry), Daryl Borges (Robin), and Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb, this is an experience that will make you scream-out, "Wow... I've just seen and heard the Bee Gees!" Backed by a live band, Bee Gees Gold recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's, with their unique voices that made them legends. Performing such early hits as Massachusetts and I Started a Joke, to the later Disco classics, like Stayin’ Alive and You Should Be Dancing etc, Bee Gees Gold is one show that can't be missed!
The Ron Burgundys bring the music and the fun to all of their shows! This live band delivers all of your favorite yacht rock and soft-core hits from the 60's, 70's, and 80's. They play tribute to artists like Kenny Loggins, Toto, Huey Lewis, Fleetwood Mac, Boz Scaggs, Steely Dan, Billy Joel, Rod Stewart and many more!
The impact of 90's music created a paradigm shift in pop-culture that has continued to evolve through the decades. The fusion of musical genres forged an era of heartthrob adolescents unmistakably known as boy bands. Paying homage to the many iconic groups we know today, The Boy Band Night brings America's only live tribute to pop sensations like The Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, New Kids On The Block, Boys II Men, One Direction, and many more! These top-tier musicians bring a musical and visual experience with note-for-note representations of all of your favorite songs accompanied by the signature choreography from the music videos we remember. Don't miss this opportunity to see this nationally touring act from Chicago! The Boy Band Night is EVERYTHING Boy Band!
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