Hard Rock

July 2020

POSTPONED: Quiet Riot with A Salute to Frankie Banali – Rescheduled Date TBA

The Arcada Theatre has announced the long-awaited return of the iconic Heavy Metal Band QUIET RIOT! As "Metal Health" founding member Frankie Banali fights his currently publicized battle with cancer, he continues to play show after show with the band being as powerful and popular as ever. This will be a most memorable tribute event. Quiet Riot was the first heavy metal band to hit #1 on the Billboard Charts with its legendary album “Metal Health” featuring the million-selling single “Bang Your Head” and a true Rock anthem, “Cum On Feel The Noise”. ...
07 Jul
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: King’s X with The Outfit – Rescheduled Date TBA

King’s X is an Arcada Theatre favorite that returns with its powerful progressive metal, funk and soul with vocal arrangements influenced by gospel, blues, and British Invasion rock groups. With a cult-following, deep-meaning lyrics and rockin-loud riffs, King’s X was ranked No. 83 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock! Opening for King’s X is The Outfit...Chicago Rockers with "Original, Bold Rock" who played The Arcada a few months ago and we just HAD to have them back! Their originals have a Cheap Trick meets The Foo Fighters feel with a 70s Glam-Rock edge! They are charting and are the "buzz" of the national Rock scene! ...
31 Jul
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
August 2020

Southern Rock Spectacular starring MOLLY HATCHET with Special Guest LynSkynyrd

Molly Hatchet never disappoints when it brings to The Arcada their Southern-Rock show that gets everybody stompin' their feet! “Flirtin’ With Disaster” is a song you just GOTTA see live! Opening for Hatchet is LynSkynyrd, Chicagoland’s first and ONLY tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd! Plan on an epic "FREEBIRD" before a fabulous Molly Hatchet show! ...
02 Aug
07:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

POSTPONED: Ann Wilson of Heart – Rescheduled Date TBA

With one of the most powerful voices in Rock, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ann Wilson of the legendary band HEART returns to The Arcada after filming her television special here in 2018. She loved it...and we loved HER! Her show will combine the hits that made HEART one of the most prolific bands in history with bonus cuts from her solo projects that truly show why her voice is so amazing! ...
18 Aug
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
September 2020

Steven Adler of Guns N’ Roses with BulletBoys

Adler, the founding drummer of “GUNS N’ ROSES” and member of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has put together a "GNR" experience that truly blew us away last year here at The Arcada! The lead singer simply NAILS the "Axl" sound while the "Slash" guitarist is just simply amazing! Nobody knows what's happening with the actual GNR tour, but an incredible Guns N' Roses experience will be had by all at THIS show! ...
10 Sep
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

Last In Line – Former members of DIO, Black Sabbath and Def Leppard with KIX

Original DIO members Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath), Jimmy Bain, and Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard), (Ronnie James Dio’s co-writers on albums including, “Last In Line” – the album from which they took their name) teamed up with vocalist Andrew Freeman (Offspring) to form Last In Line in 2011. Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne), joined the band after Bains untimely passing. When the band's debut album “Heavy Crown” was released in 2016, it landed at #1 on the Billboard Charts. With more new music out and a tremendous tour schedule, Last In Line returns to The Arcada for another heavy-rockin' night! KIX, platinum-selling Maryland hard rockers join Last in Line! KIX is one of the most popular metal touring bands in the late 80s and early 90s, and continue to rock and return to The Arcada! ...
11 Sep
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

Wishbone Ash 50th Anniversary Tour

A 50th Anniversary concert with deep cuts, hits and the incredible twin-lead guitar harmonies that made the band famous! Another "Songs and Stories" night at The Arcada for TRUE Rock fans! ...
18 Sep
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174

Back to 1975 with FOGHAT

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

Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush

Canadian hard rock band Mahogany Rush is best known for lead guitarist Frank Marino’s soaring riffs bearing a strong resemblance to the playing of Jimi Hendrix. This will Frank's first time at The Arcada, a greatly anticipated show with fans clamoring for the band for years! ...
30 Sep
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
October 2020

Michael Sweet and Tony Harnell “1987 Tour”

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

Iron Butterfly // Head East

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

A Halloween Tribute to AC/DC and Black Sabbath with “THUNDERSTRUCK” and “SABBATH”

This is a replay of a show at The Arcada from 2019. It was so amazing, we brought back BOTH bands because the crowd left the theatre just shaking their heads! "THUNDERSTRUCK", returns for another incredible night of all AC/DC hits including “Highway To Hell”, “Hells Bells”, “You Shook Me All Night Long” and “Back In Black”. Joining them will be SABBATH, the premier Black Sabbath tribute group that brings OZZY and the boys to life on The Arcada stage!! ...
31 Oct
08:00 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
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