p-town happenings: LOCAL EVENTS IN THE PEORIA AREA

Shoe Fest 2013 September 7-9

Do you like Jam band music? Then this one is right up your alley! The city of Manteno is hosting its third annual Shoe Fest, which will feature folk and rock musicians such as the Family Groove Company. Come ready to dance and enjoy the sun!

30/30 Coffee Shop September 7

If you like music, and you’re old enough to drink coffee, check out this local show Saturday. Red Sulfur Springs will be playing a show at Thirty Thirty coffee shop on Main Street at 6:30 p.m.

The Brass Rail September 7

You can still grab tickets for just $10 at Younger than Yesterday to catch The Paul Collins Beat. The show starts at 8 p.m., and there will be a few local acts playing. The Brass Rail is just a short distance away on Farmington road.

Waverly Place September 7

If you haven’t gotten your fill of Indie rock quite yet, check out this upcoming house show! Pennsylvania native bands, Sprrws and Greylines, will be playing for $5. Local Peoria band, The Siamese Connection will also be playing. The event starts at 3 p.m. and goes until 7 p.m. For more information, check out the event page at                                                                                https://www.facebook.com/events/1401409703408447/

Peoria Riverfront September 7

Who doesn’t love 80’s music? Go down to the river front this Friday and check out one of the best cover bands playing in the area. Sixteen Candles will be starting their show at 7:30 p.m. and the entry cost is a low $7.

Peoria Riverfront Round Two September 8

Check out the cover band The Wedding Banned. They are one of the most exciting cover bands that will pass through Peoria. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and the entry cost is a low $7.

Crusens II Septemeber 8

One of Bradley student’s most loved cover bands is making their regular trip back to Crusens bar on Farmington road. Brushville, formerly known as Brushfire, will be taking the country stage Saturday night starting at 9 p.m.