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Parnell Music Festival Concert Photos

Concert photos from Head East's June 16th appearance at the Parnell Music Festival in Parnell, Iowa can be viewed in our 2018 Concert Gallery at the address below.


Head East - Harmony By The Bay

See Head East at the Harmony By The Bay Summer Concert Series held at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 25th. Be sure to bring your blankets or lawn chairs for this free outdoor show. For more information visit the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center Website at the address below:


Head East Visits The Olivette Diner

Head East band and crewmembers recently visited the Olivette Diner in Olivette, Missouri. The photo of the band members seated at the counter on the back of the Flat As A Pancake album was shot there when the diner was known as the Rite Way Diner back in the 70s. Photos of the band's visit to the diner can be viewed on Head East's Official Facebook page at the address below:


Head East Returns to Jefferson City Jaycees Fair

Head East is looking forward to their return to the Jefferson City Jaycees Cole Co. Fair in Jefferson City, Missouri. Head East's performance at last year's fair was cancelled due to inclement weather. Head East will be the headliner for the main stage on closing night of the fair on Saturday, August 4th. Local Jefferson City band Notorious will open the show at around 8:00 pm and Head East will follow and close the show with a 60 minute set beginning at 9:30 pm. The concert is free with paid fair admission of $15. For more information visit the Fair page of the Jefferson City Jaycess website at the address below:


Rockin' The Rivers Music Festival

See Head East at the Rockin' The Rivers Music Festival near Three Forks, Montana. Single and multi-day tickets are now on sale through the Rockin' The Rivers Music Festival website. This outdoor Festival runs August 10-12 and is preceeded by a pre-party on Thursday evening August 9th. Head East will play on Friday, August 10th only along with the bands Everlast, Skid Row, Stephen Pearcy of Ratt, Eve 6 and a few regional and local opening acts. For more information visit the Rockin' The Rivers website at the addresses below:

Festival Homepage - www.rockintherivers.com

Ticket Information - www.rockintherivers.com/tickets-vv9hw

Sioux City Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Show

Head East will perform at the Anthem concert venue at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, August 18th. Show time is 8:00 pm for this 21 and older show. Tickets which can be purchased through the casino's website range from $12 to $35 plus fees. For more information and to buy tickets visit the casino's website at the addresses below:

Casino Homepage: www.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com

Tickets: www.tickets.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=117

Head East & April Wine - Medina Entertainment Center

Head East returns to the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, MN along with April Wine on Saturday, October 20th. Ticket go on sale to the public on Saturday, March 31st at 11:00 am (CDT) and are available at the Medina's box office by calling (763) 478-6661 or online through TicketFly.com linked below. Advance tickets are $35.33 for general admission, $45.01 for reserved, and $52.54 for gold (includes taxes and fees).

For additional information visit the Medina Entertainment Center Website. To purchase tickets online visit TicketFly.com.

KBACK Rock Radio - Roger Boyd Interview

Head East band leader and keyboardist Roger Boyd was interviewed by KBACK Rock Radio serving greater Sioux Falls, SD in conjunction with the band's show at Grand Falls Casino earlier this year. Click the play button below to listen to the interview.

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Riviera Theatre Concert Photos

Concert photos from Head East's recent appearance at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda, New York can be viewed in our 2018 Concert Gallery linked below. The gallery contains photos of Roger Boyd playing the Riviera Theatre's Mighty Wurlitzer Organ during "Jefftown Creek" and special guest and former Head East Alumnus Tony Gross on guitar during "Never Been Any Reason".


Head East Anthem Featured in Upcoming Film

The Head East anthem "Never Been Any Reason" will be featured in the upcoming film "High On The Hog". The movie is an action-packed grindhouse crime thriller starring Sid Haig, Joe Estevez, and Robert Z'Dar. Written and Produced by Kevin Lockhart, this exploitation film features some of the most controversial topics of our time. Shot in beautiful Northwest Illinois, the story shows the difficulties of the life of a simple hog farmer who has chosen the illegal route of growing marijuana in order to keep his family farm and the choices he has to make to ensure the safety of his "family".

Visit the movies official website at:  www.highonthehogthemovie.com/

View a short promo video for "High on the Hog"

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Golden Voice Recording Studio Documentary

Head East recorded their first two studio albums (Flat As A Pancake and Get Yourself Up) in their home state at Golden Voice Recording Studios in South Pekin, Illinois. Golden Voice Recording Company, which was started by Mary Ann Milam and her husband Jerry in the early 60s, will be the subject of a documentary expected to be completed later this year.

Golden Voice was the studio of choice for several local Illinois bands and solo artists, many of which would go on to greater success, including Dan Fogelberg, Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon), Jonathan Cain (Journey), and Head East. For more information on this upcoming documentary visit the Pekin Daily Times newspaper article linked below:

Pekin Daily Times Newspaper Article

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