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Rude Dog Pub top 10 Bars in Missouri

Rude Dog Pub has been recognized as #5 out of the top 10 bars in Missouri by the site Best Things in Missouri. This iconic pub can find people from all walks of life sharing a cold beverage over friendly conversations or listening to live music. We congratulate Mark Weber and Todd Hennemen and their staff for this recognition and their support for I Luv Local Places since the beginning of our journey!

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Narvel Felts @ Isle Casino Cape Girardeau

 Isle Casino Cape Girardeau Presents Narvel Felts in the event center on May 28th!

  • General Admission:  $15
  • Doors open at 5:00pm 
  • Tickets can be picked up May 28, 2017 at 3:00pm (will-call is located at valet)
  • Tickets are nonrefundable
  • Must be 21 or older to attend  

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Steve Miller band @ Cosmic Reunion

Astral Valley

For the first time ever, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller is coming to French Village, MO! The Steve Miller Band will perform at The Astral Valley Art Park’s annual Cosmic Reunion Music & Art Festival this May 27th at 9:30 pm.

Coming off 63 shows in 2016, Steve Miller and his band are looking forward to performing their hits from the '60s, '70s and '80s… including: "The Joker," "Livin' in the USA," "Take the Money and Run," "Rock'n Me," "Fly Like an Eagle," "Jet Airliner," "Jungle Love," and "Abracadabra."

In addition to The Steve Miller Band the event also features over 20 other live bands, theatrical performers, camping, Missouri’s largest outdoor permanent stage, 230+ acres to explore, caves, creek, hiking trails, yoga, workshops, crafts, local culinary favorites, live painters, large scale interactive art installations, a family friendly all ages environment (kids 10 & under are FREE) & so much more!

Tickets for the show may be purchased online at or, by calling the Box Office at (573) 358-7077 or stop into our office location at 5 E School St, Bonne Terre, MO 63036 and pick them up in person M-F 10-4.


Dates & Times

Thursday, May 25, 2017 (all day)
Friday, May 26, 2017 (all day)
Saturday, May 27, 2017 (all day)
Sunday, May 28, 2017 (all day)


Memorial Day Fest

We've got a music-filled Memorial Day weekend lined up for all of you at Alto Vineyards!

On Friday the 26th, we have Jenny Johnson playing a solo set from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Jenny is a vineyard favorite; she plays originals and covers and has the voice of an angel! Saturday the 27th the Ivas John Band will be bringing blues to the tasting room from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Nathan Grahamand friends will be providing a wide range of music from bluegrass to country to rock on Sunday the 28th from 2:00-6:00 p.m. We'll cap off the weekend on Monday the 29th with music from the Ethan Stephenson Band from 2:00-6:00 p.m.

We'll have BBQ plates available all weekend, as well. We always encourage our guests to bring picnic food with them while they enjoy our award-winning wine and music from great local musicians!

When: May 26th-29th 10am-7pm

Where: 8515 Highway 127, Alto Pass, Illinois 62905

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Keggs & Eggs

You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning! Get out of bed and join us May 27th for our Kegs and Eggs party. We will be releasing an IPA from our Dank series: Lt. Dank. To pair with the new brew we have delicious breakfast items like the Ultimate Breakfast Pizza or the Brewers Breakfast Burrito. You won't want to miss Egg Russian Rouletteat noon.

When: May 28th at 8am

Where: 121 Broadway St, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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Bluegrass & BBQ Festival

The Bollinger County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Bluegrass & BBQ Festival with an outdoor Beer Garden, in Magnolia Park Marble Hill, Missouri (Free Admission)

The will be a BBQ cook off with 3 categories with Cash prizes for each and then there will be a grand prize of $250 for the Top Overall best BBQ.

Event runs from 4 to 8 p.m. with live music from 4 to 8 p.m., a jam session from 4-5 then The Whitewater Bluegrass Band from 5 - 7 with Rising Sun finishing of the evening from 7 to 8.

The Bollinger County Eagles 4473 will have a outdoor Beer Garden right next to the park with Picnic tables so you can enjoy the Music, Food and an Ice cold beer.

There will be Vendors selling food and crafts.

The Chamber will have all kinds of activities for all the kids.

If you would like to get in on the competition it will be open up to the day of the event. It is just $25 to get in on the BBQ Cook Off and that will be just a one time fee for all three categories. Come Spend the afternoon in the wonderful Park and listen to some great music.

Where: Magnolia Park & Bollinger County Eagles 4473 in Marble Hill MO
104 Sample Street Marble Hill, MO

Herrin Festa

Voted Best Festival in Illinois is a tremendous crowd pleaser. A celebration and a spectacular entertainment complex during Memorial Day Weekend, it is a "don't miss" festival that welcomes summer.

Gary Allan, Eli Tellor & John Spicer Band

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Piazza Stage

Kids Bike & Pet Parade

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 4:00 PM - OLMC Parking Lot

Old Dominion, Kali Lynn & We got it covered

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Piazza Stage

Grand Parade

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM - Park Avenue

Grape Stomp

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Free Entertainment Tent

Halestorm, Four Deep & For the City

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Piazza Stage

Car Show

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Herrin City Park

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Monday, May 29, 2017 -

American Lion

Monday, May 29, 2017 - Piazza Stage

When: May 22- 29th

Where: 3 S Park Ave
Herrin, Illinois, IL 62948

Stop, Drop & Roll Fireman Benefit

Help the area volunteer fire departments build Air Evac landing pads in the area. There will be Pork Burgers, Brats, Spiral Potatoes and beans for a free will donation. A fire truck will be there for the kids to sit in and take photos with. A washer tournament will begin with registration at 2pm. Live music from 2-6pm with Silver Fox.

Where: 13022 Hwy.C Brazeau, Mo 63737

When: Saturday May 27th 12pm-6pm 

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