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FRIDAY (April 25th)

Alton Square Mall (Alton) – Alton Youth Art Festival featuring students of Alton public schools

Alton-Wood River Sportsman Club (Alton) – Adam Tucker with Real Street Band; 7pm

Argosy Music Hall (Alton) – Open Mic Karaoke; Take the stage at Argosy as we present Karaoke! Free for everyone; 8pm

Bee Hollow Market (Mascoutah) – Wine Tasting; 4-7pm

Belle Clair Fairgrounds (Belleville) – Stock Car Races Friday Nights through September; 7pm

Big Daddy’s 618 (Belleville) – Belleville is continuing the year-long 200th celebration with a parade beginning on W. Main & 17th St at 7pm. Celebrate 200 years of Belleville partying before the parade with DJ Bennie & Steve Reeb LIVE on the patio; 5-8pm

Bobby’s @ Buffalo Park (Maryville) – Rough Riders; 9pm-1:30am

Cahokia State Historic Site (Collinsville) – Spring Indian Market; Indian artists and vendors display and sell crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry etc; Free; 12-5pm

Chez Marilyn (Alton) – Pat Liston; 8:30pm

Cigar Inn (Belleville) – Marty Morrison Quartet; 9pm

Columbia City Saloon (Columbia) – Well Hungarians

Corner Keg Pub (Highland) – Clusterpluck; 9pm

Crehan’s Irish Pub (Belleville) – Cold Shot; 8pm-12am

Dean’s (Collinsville) – Last Friday of the Month Wine Tasting; 5-8pm

Downtown (Belleville) – Bicentennial 5K Fun Run/Walk; starts at 17th and West Main and ends at Oak and East Main Streets; 6pm

Downtown (Belleville) – Bicentennial “Float” Parade; starts at 17th and West Main and ends at Oak and East Main Streets; 7pm

Edison’s (Edwardsville) – The Waters Trifecta; 8pm

Fast Eddie’s Bon Aire (Alton) – Spun, 3pm; Legends Undercover, 8pm

Fezziwig’s Marketplace (Lebanon) – Premier Wine Tasting; 6-7:30pm

Hemingway’s Zen Garden (O’Fallon) – Stephen Koritta; 9pm-12am

Hidden Lake Winery (Aviston) – Dueling Piano Bash; all day

Jailhouse Rock (Trenton) – Class Act Karaoke

Knights of Columbus Watering Hole (O’Fallon) – Terry Beck; 8pm-12am

Lincoln Theater (Belleville) – Auditions for “Expect Delays”, a Christmas movie feature film by Ted Trent Studios and Circa 87; open call for singers, actors and storytellers; local filming begins on April 28; 9-11am

Lilly’s Lounge (Alton) – Karaoke

Papa Vito’s (Belleville) – Joe Truttman and Ron Wooley Duo; 7pm

Piasa Winery & Pub (Grafton) – Open Mic Night every Friday night from 7-11pm

Pop’s (Sauget) – Twiztid; w/ Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Smokehouse Junkiez, Freakz R’ Us, John Boi; $20 adv, $22 dos, $2 minor surcharge; 7pm

Schatze’s (Belleville) – Live Music

SeVen (Belleville) – Konya & Caradonna; 7-11pm

Shenanigan’s (Belleville) – DJ or Live Music

Stagger Inn…Again (Edwardsville) – Mondinband; 10pm-2am

Swansea Improvement Hall (Swansea) – Hill Williams; 8pm-12am

The Abbey (Belleville) – Friday Night Jazz; Every Friday night from 7-10pm

The Hett @ McKendree University (Lebanon) – Earth Week electronics and appliance recycling; look for the tractor-trailer; donations are tax deductable; 9am-4pm

The Weingarten (Belleville) – Clark Rowden; 6-10pm

The Wildey Theater (Edwardsville) – Dave Mason Traffic Jam Tour; The “Traffic Jam” concert will feature hits and deep album cuts from 1967’s Mr. Fantasy and 1968’s Traffic albums plus new material and a selection of classic Dave Mason music. 8pm

Turner Park (Smithton) – Smok’n in the Park Smithton Fire Company Fundraiser; BBQ competition; Big Boss Blues Band, 7:30-11:30pm

Oh my. What a wonderful litany of events! Calendar@StraightUpMagazine.net

Saturday (April 26th)

Alton Square Mall (Alton) – Alton Youth Art Festival featuring students of Alton public schools

Belle Clair Expo Center (Belleville) – 40th St. Louis Antique Festival; 100 Quality Dealers from 32 states; $6 admission good for Sat & Sun; 10am-5pm

Bobby’s @ Buffalo Park (Maryville) – Big Dirty Dogs; 9pm-1:30am

BoBeck’s (Waterloo) – Live DJ every Saturday night; 9pm

Cahokia State Historic Site (Collinsville) – Spring Indian Market; Indian artists and vendors display and sell crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry etc; Free; 9am-5pm

Cigar Inn (Belleville) – Karaoke Night

Community Garden (O’Fallon) – Arbor Day Celebration; planting native trees and learning about their benefits; tree seedlings handed out while supplies last; 10am-12pm

Crehan’s Irish Pub (Belleville) – Night Riders; 8pm-12am

Downtown (Belleville) – Old Town Market; Catch the morning’s pick of fresh, flavorful produce grown by local farmers. Peruse the booths of local artisans for one-of-a-kind treasures for yourself or to give as gifts. Shop outdoors and enjoy the sunlight while you get to know your local growers and run into friends or meet new ones! 7:30am-12pm

Downtown (Belleville) – The Belleville Running Club holds group runs in downtown Belleville every Thursday night at 6pm and Saturday morning at 8am. Saturday morning runs meet at the parking lot behind the St Louis Bread Company.

Fast Eddie’s Bon Air (Alton) – Hoosier Daddys, 3pm; American Idle, 8pm

Fezziwig’s Marketplace (Lebanon) – Casual Saturday Wine Tasting; 2-3:30pm

Fischer’s Restaurant (Belleville) – Chariti Home presents the 5th annual Seeds of Promise luncheon and silent auction; “Standing Tall Through it all”; special guest – Toni L. Coleman Carter, human resources consultant, public speaker, author, humanitarian, former deputy mayor; tickets: $40 per person or $280 for a table of 8; 12pm

First Christian Church (Belleville) – Belleville Philharmonic Spring concert; 2pm

Grappa Growlers (Belleville) – Beer Tasting; 2-6pm

Hemingway’s Zen Garden (O’Fallon) – Live Acoustic Music; 7pm

Hidden Lake Winery (Aviston) – Music by Roland Kreke; 7-11pm

Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Fairview Heights) – Midwest Salute to the Arts Trivia Night; benefiting the Midwest Salute to the Arts; doors at 6:30pm; games begin at 7pm

Johnny’s Sidebar (Collinsville) – Mojo Universe; 10pm

Knights of Columbus Watering Hole (O’Fallon) – Falling Martins; 8pm-12am

Laurie’s Place (Edwardsville) – Every Sat-Jam Session w/ Mo’ Pleasure; 2-6pm

Lewis & Clark Community College (Godfrey) – Liverpool Legends Concert; Hatheway Auditorium; 8pm

Lilly’s Lounge (Alton) – Karaoke

McKendree University Campus (Lebanon) – Spring Fling Rainbow Run 5K Paint Race; a just-for-fun, untimed, non-competitive run through the streets of Lebanon where runners and walkers are sprayed with clouds of colored powder at intervals; event includes games, food and live entertainment; benefits Wonders of Wellness and Spectrum Alliance; 8:00am

Mike’s Ten Pin (Alton) – Mars Needs Guitars; 10pm-2:30am

Mudbugs (Caseyville) – Covering Fire; 9pm

No-Jacks Bar & Grill (Smithton) – DJ & Karaoke Every Saturday; 9pm

Papa Vito’s (Belleville) – Joe Truttman and Ron Wooley Duo; 7pm

Phil’s Bar & Grill (Wood River) – Karaoke/DJ; 9pm-2am

Schatze’s (Belleville) – Live Music

SeVen (Belleville) – Scott Miller Band; 7-11pm

Shenanigan’s (Belleville) – DJ or Live Music

Spectators Sports Bar and Grill (Alton) – Country Karaoke; 9pm-1am

Stagger Inn…Again (Edwardsville) – Live Music

The Abbey (Belleville) – Signal Hill Education Foundation Fundraiser; music by Ukuladies and the Guise; 6pm

The Cyclery and Fitness Center (Edwardsville) – Saturday Morning East Side Road Ride; 7am

The Hett @ McKendree University (Lebanon) – Così Fan Tutte (Mozart): Met at the Hett; Join a worldwide audience from your “better than front row seat” for the New York Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy award-winning Live in HD series of high-definition simulcast transmissions. Presented with subtitles; $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 student/child; 12pm

The Juicy Peanut (Mascoutah) – Marilyn Monroe Look-a-like Contest

The Weingarten (Belleville) – Urban Chestnut Beer Festival; complimentary samples, 3-5pm; Social Remedy; 7-11pm

The Wildey Theater (Edwardsville) – Rock the Cure featuring Deaf Mefford with Friends for Benefits; Music From the Past, Giving For the Future; All proceeds benefit the Siteman Cancer Center; 7:30pm

Time Out Sports Bar (Troy) – Brew Train; 9pm-1am

If you can’t find live entertainment, you’re not reading Str8Up Magazine.

Today is Sunday (April 27th)

Alton Square Mall (Alton) – Alton Youth Art Festival featuring students of Alton public schools

Belle Clair Expo Center (Belleville) – 40th St. Louis Antique Festival; 100 Quality Dealers from 32 states; $6 admission good for Sat & Sun; 10am-4pm

Cahokia State Historic Site (Collinsville) – Spring Indian Market; Indian artists and vendors display and sell crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry etc; Free; 9am-4pm

Crehan’s Irish Pub (Belleville) – Hill Williams; 4-7pm

Dutch Hollow Barn (Belleville) – Every Sunday Jam Session; 7pm

Fast Eddie’s Bon Air (Alton) – Hoosier Daddys, 2pm; American Idle, 7pm

Hidden Lake Winery (Aviston) – Music by Ronny Lee; 2-6pm

Mike’s Ten Pin (Alton) – Mondinband; 9:30pm-1:30am

Schatze’s (Belleville) – Karaoke

SeVen (Belleville) – Brad Noe; 7-11pm

St Paul’s United Church of Christ (Belleville) – Metro East Community Chorale; 3pm

Stagger Inn…Again (Edwardsville) – Open Mic Night

The Weingarten (Belleville) – Randy Webb; 2-6pm

The Wildey Theater (Edwardsville) – Wounded Warriors Benefit; The Robert Perry Band, Butch Moore and Alan White, The Jack Twesten Quartet and The Mondin Band will play an afternoon of music to raise money for our Wounded Warriors. 1pm

Send your event information to Calendar@StraightUpMagazine.net.

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2 Responses to SkyReport is delayed by illness. Try this!!

  1. Paul Seibert says:

    Jim- We wish you the best of health always. We so appreciate what you do. We are flattered at your referral to Str8Up Magazine to complement your magnificent live music coverage. Thank you, Jim. -Paul Seibert, Editor

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