Classic Rock

September 2020

POSTPONED: .38 Special – Rescheduled for April 24, 2021

A sure sell out and a Southern Rock spectacular! “Hold On Loosely”, “Caught Up In You”, “Rockin’ Into The Night”! So many hits! Not a whole lotta of sittin' during this Arcada Theatre tradition! ...
25 Sep
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Back to 1975 with FOGHAT – Rescheduled Date TBA

With some of the most iconic Rock Anthems in history, a FOGHAT show is one of the hardest-rockin' shows of the year! "Drivin' Wheel", "Fool For The City"' I Just Want To Make Love To You" and an all-time favorite..."SLOW RIDE"!!! ...
26 Sep
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
October 2020

POSTPONED: British Invasion with The Yardbirds – Rescheduled Date TBA

This iconic English group is known for starting the careers of three of Rock's most famous guitarists, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. The band had a string of hits throughout the mid-1960s, including one of the most defining songs of that generation, "For Your Love". The current band features a lineup of legendary musicians- notably, of course the Yardbirds’ co-founder, drummer Jim McCarty, guitarist GodfreyTownsend (John Entwistle, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren,) 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). So much talent and a fabulous show if you love that 60s sound! ...
03 Oct
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Jay and the Americans and Paul Revere’s Raiders – Rescheduled Date TBA

These two bands separately provide some of the greatest American pop music on The Arcada stage! But together...it is an All-American event in a time when we need it most! Both bands do so many classics from the era and, of course, their hits! Among so many other classics, Jay and the Americans perform "Cara Mia" and "This Magic Moment"; Paul Revere's Raiders will do "Indian Reservation" (Cherokee People) and "Kicks"! A Red, White & Blue night of good ol' Rock 'N Roll! ...
04 Oct
05:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Michael Sweet and Tony Harnell “1987 Tour” – Rescheduled Date TBA

In 1987, Metal Rock Bands STRYPER and TNT toured together, and The Arcada is excited to welcome the two frontmen from that tour back with an all-electric show! Michael Sweet will perform classics from his 10-album solo career plus a bit of STRYPER, and former TNT singer Tony Harnell will join forces with TNT hits! Two of the best voices in Metal together, AGAIN, on tour! ...
07 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Martin Barre celebrates 50 Years of Jethro Tull – Rescheduled for May 6, 2021

At the center of Jethro Tull’s unique sound was guitarist Martin Barre, renowned for his formidable mastery of historic riffs, power chords and soaring melodic solos. Martin, along with a fabulous band including Jonathan Noyce and Clive Bunker; both of whom performed with Tull for many years, do all the biggest Tull hits! The show will also feature a special multi-media presentation highlighting the 50 years of Jethro Tull! This is a much-awaited return to The Arcada! The ONLY legitimate Jethro Tull show out there! "Thick As A Brick", "Aqualung", "Songs From The Wood", "Locomotive Breath" and so any more! ...
08 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Iron Butterfly // Head East – Rescheduled Date TBA

Iron Butterfly's iconic and generation-defining song, “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”, stayed on the charts for 140 weeks, with 81 weeks in the Top Ten. To date, the album has sold in excess of 30 million copies, the industry's FIRST Platinum Album! Head East celebrates its 50th Anniversary with full-vocal, good-time rock harmonies that few bands can equal. Their signature song, “THERE’S NEVER BEEN ANY REASON (Save My Life)” has long-been considered by many radio stations across the country as “The Rock & Roll National Anthem.” Their high-energy shows are filled with superb vocals, flashy guitar work and memorable keyboard melodies that continue to rock audiences of all ages! Both bands return to The Arcada after standing ovations before! ...
10 Oct
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Elton John, Stevie Nicks & Billy Joel Night – Rescheduled Date TBA

Elton Dan and Gypsies, Doves and Dreams have performed their INCREDIBLE tribute to Elton John and Stevie Nicks at The Arcada before, and the crowd went nuts! Opening for the bands will be a local, rising star...Chicago's Own Pianoman Band salute to Billy Joel starring Nick Psyhogios. You won't believe these spot-on performances with FORTY top ten hits! This high energy, over-the-top Elton, Stevie & Billy tribute show has something for EVERYBODY! ...
15 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: EVERCLEAR with Special Guest McCrae – Rescheduled for April 22, 2021

One of the biggest bands to arise from the 90s Alt-Rock era! This band's show is one of the most requested we have had from this genre of music-with the band that has headlined The annual Summerland Alt Rock Band Tour since 2012! The band's first three albums went certified platinum, with their single "Santa Monica" a part of defining the music of a generation. Support for Everclear will be the winner of the 2019 Onesti Entertainment/Daily Herald Suburban Chicago's Got Talent competition, The McCrae Band. ...
16 Oct
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: The Original Voice of Blood Sweat & Tears: David Clayton Thomas – Rescheduled Date TBA

As the original voice of the iconic band, Blood Sweat and Tears, David Clayton-Thomas gave the Rock generation of the 70s incredible classic tunes including, “You Made Me So Very Happy” “And When I Die”,” and “Spinning Wheel”. This is a very rare appearance to experience one of the most familiar and fabulous voices in Rock history, perfect for The Arcada Theatre! ...
17 Oct
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: The Rush Tribute Project Special Salute to Neil Peart – Rescheduled for April 30, 2021

This band has performed all over the world re-creating a RUSH concert experience like none other! Using vintage instruments and clothing, The RUSH Tribute Project truly captures the look and the unique sound both vocally and instrumentally that takes fans through a forty-year career journey. There will also be a special salute to RUSH icon and drummer, the lat Neil Peart. ...
22 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
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