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Head East Reunion Show - Steelville, MO.

Head East will play its first Reunion Show of their 50th Anniversary Tour in Steelville, Missouri (about 95 southwest of St. Louis) at the historic Wildwood Springs Lodge on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The concert will feature the A&M Records era line-up of John Schlitt, Steve Huston, Mike Somerville, and Roger Boyd. The current line-up of Boyd, Glen Brdiger, Greg Manahan, Darren Walker, and Eddy Jones will begin the show and they will be joined about half way through the concert by Schlitt, Huston, and Somerville for the performance of the band's debut album Flat As A Pancake. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see John Schlitt, Steve Huston, Mike Somerville, and Roger Boyd who are performing together for the first time since 1980.

Tickets for this Reunion Show are on sale now and can be purchased online through the Lodge's website linked below. Packages which include tickets and dinner, or tickets, dinner, and lodging will also be available for fans who would like to stay overnight at the Wildwood Springs Lodge. Tickets are expected to sell fast for this small and intimate venue.

Update: As of December 10th, the Wildwood Springs Lodge has indicated that there are only a few tickets left for the March 30, 2019 Head East Reunion Show. And all of the remaining tickets are either concert and dinner packages or concert, dinner, and lodging packages. So if you were planning on attending but not buying a package that included dinner and/or lodging it is too late to get a concert ticket only for the March 30th show. But there is good news! You can go to the Wildwoods Springs Lodge website and put your name on a waiting list for a potential Head East Reunion Show on Friday March 29th. The lodge is considering adding an additional show if enough people show interest. So be sure to put your name on the waiting list as soon as possible if you are interested in attending but could not attend the March 30th show.

Waiting List for Potential Head East Reunion Show on March 29th

For more information visit the Wildwood Springs Lodge Concert Series Page linked below:

Wildwood Springs Lodge Concert Series Page

Buy Tickets - Wildwood Springs Lodge Website

Wildwood Springs Lodge Home Page

Head East Adds Third Show to Wildey Theatre

Head East will kick off their 50th Anniversary Tour at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville, IL on Friday, January 25th and Saturday, January 26th. There will be a total of three shows with one show on Friday evening at 8:00 pm and shows on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm and Saturday evening at 8:00 pm. These shows will be the first of many in 2019 that will feature the band's classic debut album Flat As A Pancake played cover to cover along with a selection of hits and fan favorites. Founding member and original Head East drummer Steve Huston will make a special guest appearance at these shows. Steve will perform with Head East during each show and will be available after the shows during the open meet and greet held in the Theatre's lobby. Limited copies of Steve's new book Head East: A Labor of Love will be available for purchase at the Wildey Theatre through the band's merchandise table. Steve will sign any copies purchased at the show or any that are brought to the show that were previously purchased online or in book stores.

Tickets are $40 and $45 (plus a small fee) and are available online through the Wildey's website. Tickets can also be purchase in person at the Box Office or by calling the Box Office at (618) 307-1750 Tuesday thru Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from noon to 5 pm. Tickets are going fast and we expect all shows to sell out. Only a few single seats remain for the Friday and Saturday evening shows. Good seats are still available for the Saturday afternoon show but they are expected to go fast. So get your tickets now if you plan on attending. Don't miss this chance to see Head East close up and personal in this intimate venue.

Buy Wildey Theatre Tickets Online


Head East: A Labor Of Love - Now Available

Steve Huston's new book Head East: A Labor of Love is now available online through the Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books-A-Million websites. His book will also be available at the merchandise table at live shows beginning in January 2019. Steve is a founding member of Head East and the band's original drummer. The book contains 236 pages, 23 photographs (several in full color) and 33 stories about Steve's adventures with Head East. Steve will be available to sign books at any 2019 "Reunion Show" or any other Head East concert where he is making a special guest appearance. Fans who have already purchased Steve's book prior to attending a concert may bring their books to the concert for Steve to sign. To learn more about Steve and his newly released book visit his official website at the address below:


The book is available in paperback and ebook formats (Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook). To order Steve's new book online go to Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or the Books-A-Million websites linked below:

Head East: A Labor of Love @ amazon.com

Head East: A Labor of Love @ barnesandnoble.com

Head East: A Labor of Love @ booksamillion.com

Head East 50th Anniversary Tour

Head East's 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019 will feature the band's debut album Flat As A Pancake played in its entirety during headlining shows. The band will also perform hits and fan favorites from "Flat" through their most recent release Raise A Little Hell. Additionally, some shows will be "Reunion Shows" with band members John Schlitt, Mike Somerville, and Steve Huston from the band's A&M Records years joining Roger Boyd and the current Head East line-up for the performance of the Flat As A Pancake album.

Dates and locations for the 2019 reunion shows are forthcoming and will be annotated as "Reunion Shows" on our website once posted. Check our tour dates page periodically for updates to the 2019 schedule.

Head East Tour Page

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort Concert

Head East returns to the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort in Larchwood, Iowa on Saturday, March 2nd. Doors open at 5:00 pm and show time is 8:00 pm for this free concert held in the casino's Show Lounge.

For more information visit the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort Facebook page at:

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort Facebook Events Page

Ohnward Fine Arts Center Concert

Head East will be live in concert at the Ohnward Fine Arts Center in Maquoketa, Iowa on Saturday, April 27th. The Lexi Parr Duo will open the show at 7:00 pm. Head East will follow with two 45 minute sets beginning at 8:00 pm. There will be a 20 minute intermission between Head East's 1st and 2nd sets. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Advance tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by calling the Ohnward Fine Arts Center at (563) 652-9815 or online through the Ohnward Fine Arts Center website at the address below:


Golden Voice Recording Co. Documentary Coming Soon

The long awaited Golden Voice Recording Co. documentary will be available soon on DVD. The 2 hour plus documentary looks at the South Pekin, Illinois recording studio which spawned the careers of a number of notable bands and musicians including Head East. Get more information on this upcoming release and view the trailer for the documentary on the Golden Voice Recording Co. website at the address below:


(Read our original story on the documentary below)

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

Hard Rock Hotel & Casinio Concert Photos

Photos from Head East's August 18th appearance at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City, Iowa can be viewed in our 2018 Concert Gallery at the address below.


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