Blues

June 2019

Jimmie Vaughan

Jimmie Vaughan is far more than just one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. As Guitar Player Magazine notes, “He is a virtual deity–a living legend.” After all, Vaughan provides a vital link between contemporary music and its proud heritage. Come witness the man who younger brother Stevie Ray Vaughan cited as his biggest inspiration and influence throughout his own career! ...
29 Jun
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
July 2019

Gary Hoey’s “Neon Highway Blues” Album Release Party

Whether he’s playing scorching originals or classic rock covers, his solos are thrilling and reminiscent of Clapton or Stevie Ray in their fiery youth. One thing that remains consistent is Hoey’s impassioned command of the guitar. He can attack his instrument with feral intensity and then play something very soft and achingly beautiful. This ability to mix feeling, phrasing, technique and tone is the true mark of a master guitarist. ...
28 Jul
05:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
August 2019

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Utter the phrase "young blues rock guitarist" within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and the first name they are most likely to respond with will be Kenny Wayne Shepherd. The Louisiana born axeman and songsmith has sold millions of albums while throwing singles into the Top 10, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound he has embodied since his teens. ...
23 Aug
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

Frankie Avalon

If you can’t remember a time when Frankie Avalon wasn’t a part of your life, you aren’t alone. This talented performer can look back on a career that spans three generations of music, television and motion pictures which he feels is due primarily to the loyalty and trust of his audience. ...
25 Aug
03:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

The Robert Cray Band

Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and over 20 acclaimed albums. The Cray Band has been featured in concert with artists like Clapton, the Stones, John Lee Hooker, BB King and Bonnie Raitt, who declared that the band leader is “an original; he’s passionate, he’s a bad ass and puts on one of the best shows you’ll ever see.” ...
27 Aug
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
September 2019

Buddy Guy

8x GRAMMY Award winner, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, and Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy is returning to the Arcada Theatre! ...
06 Sep
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
October 2019

The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds features a lineup of innovative and legendary musicians- notably, of course the Yardbirds' leader/drummer/singer/co-founder Jim McCarty, guitarist Godfrey Townsend (John Entwistle, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, Ann Wilson of Heart, Jack Bruce, Mark Farner, Christopher Cross, Flo and Eddie, and Dave Mason) bassist Kenny Aaronson (Bob Dylan, Hall & Oates, Billy Idol, Derringer, Joan Jett), singer/harpist/percussionist Myke Scavone (Ram Jam, The Doughboys), lead singer/guitarist John Idan (who is on their 2003 CD "Birdland" album which features guest appearances from both Steve Vai and Slash). ...
06 Oct
07:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

George Thorogood

Since 1975, they’ve sold over 15 million albums, built a classic catalog of hits, and played more than 8,000 ferocious live shows. Through it all, they’ve remained one of the most consistent – and consistently passionate – progenitors of blues-based rock in pop culture history! ...
15 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

Marshall Tucker Band

Current members include the highly respected drummer B.B. Borden, a former member of both Mother's Finest and The Outlaws, multi instrumentalist Marcus Henderson of Macon, Georgia, plays flute, saxophone and keyboards in addition to lead and background vocals, Tony Black on bass, and Rick Willis on lead guitar and vocals, both of Spartanburg SC, are disciples of the Caldwell Brothers. Acclaimed lead guitarist and vocalist Chris Hicks recently rejoined the band after a two-year absence. Together they present a powerful stage presence as they continue to tour the country and continue to be powerful force in the world of music. ...
24 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
November 2019

Humble Pie

One of the first and most loved of the super groups from Britain, Humble Pie established their sound right from the get go. Humble Pie made their name in America with this double dose of hard rock, blues and then upped their game on smash albums Smokin’ and Eat It. Come and hear classics like "Natural Born Bugie", "I Don't Need No Doctor", and "Hot 'n Nasty"! ...
23 Nov
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
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