Calendar of events in downtown lasalle
Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts ~ Wednesday, November 21st ~ 7:30pm ~ Playlist theater at Uptown Grill
Rockford, IL-based Miles Nielsen has spent nearly a decade enthralling audiences with music that draws force from the prime years of Western-influenced rock music and classic ‘60s soul. Claiming influences as diverse as Otis Redding’s classic soul and Jellyfish’s cult power pop recordings, Nielsen has thus far released two albums. Click here to purchase tickets.
Bill Kirchen's Honky Tonk Christmas ~ Friday, November 30th ~ 7:30pm ~ Playlist Theater at Uptown Grill
Forget the Nutcracker and Handel's Messiah. For a real taste of seasonal cheer, nothing says joy to the world like Bill Kirchen singing Daddy's Drinkin' Up Our Christmas. Bill Kirchen and his Hounds of the Bakersfield make a stop on their annual Honky Tonk Holiday Tour. Featured is a sleigh-full of rarely heard holiday numbers from the blues, rock 'n' roll and honky tonk bags. You can count on a truckload of dieselbilly classics to take the edge off the holiday fuss. Click here to purchase tickets.
Chicago Farmer ~ Saturday, December 29th ~ 7:30pm ~ playlist theater at Uptown grill
Lyrically driven, Chicago Farmer delves into the social and political issues of today’s world, taking it all in and putting it back out through music as a commentary on modern times in the Midwest. The performance includes a full band with a range of instrumentation, harmonies, and an occasional beat box! It will close out the year with a bang! Click here to purchase tickets.
Sarah Shook and The Disarmers ~ Saturday, January 19th ~ 7:30pm ~ Playlist Theater at Uptown Grill
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers are a country band with a sneer, a bite, and no apologies. Shook's original songs take on the usual country spin on poor relationships, bad decisions, and excessive alcohol consumption for good reasons. This performance will include a full band including Sarah Shook on vocals and rhythm guitar, Eric Peterson on electric guitar, Aaron Oliva on upright bass, and Phil Sullivan on pedal steel. Click here to purchase tickets.