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Head East Returns to the Wildey Theatre

Tickets are going fast for the January 27th show at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville, Illinois. Tickets range from $40 to $43 plus fees and may be purchased through the Wildey Theatre website, in person at the theatre, or by calling (618) 307-1750. Fans who wish to purchase their tickets at the theatre or by phone should do so Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sat. from noon to 5 pm.

Get your tickets now before this show sells out at the intimate Wildey Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets online visit the Wildey Theatre website linked below:

Wildey Theatre Website    Buy Tickets


Head East Live at the Historic Riviera Theatre

See Head East live in concert at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda, New York on Saturday, February 3rd. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the concert begins at 8:00 pm. The Riviera Member pre-sale begins Tuesday, Sept. 12th @ 4:00PM and tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 15th at 10:00 am. Tickets are $22 and $27 and are available through the Riviera Theatre website, by visiting the Riviera Theatre Box Office, or by calling the box office at (716) 692-2413. Don't miss this great show at The Riviera Theatre which first opened in December 1926 and is celebrating its 90th year. For more information or to purchase tickets visit the Riviera Theatre website at the address below:

http://www.rivieratheatre.org/event/head-east/


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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Head East Live at the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort

See Head East live in concert at the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort in Larchwood, Iowa on Saturday, March 3rd. Head East will take the stage at 8:00 pm for a 75 minute set in the casino's show lounge. The concert is free and open to those age 21 and over.

For more information visit the casino's website linked below:

Grand Falls Casino Website.


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


Special Guest Appearances at Carlyle Lake Concert

Fans who attended the Carlyle Lake 50th Anniversary Celebration Music Festival on Sunday, June 11th were treated to special guest appearances by several former band members. Former crew members from the band's heyday in the 70s were also in attendance. Fans flew in from as far away as Washington State to see and meet with the current and former Head East band members and crew.

Former band members John Schlitt, Steve Huston, Larry Boyd, Dan Odum, Steve Riker, and Jim Murphy were in attendance as were former crew members Dennis Fisher, Lenny Hortter, Darrel Pruehsner, and Stan Gill. Former Head East Manager Alan Traylor and wife Debbie Gautreau Traylor who provided backing vocals on Head East's "Choice of Weapons" album were also present for the event. View concert photos from this event at:

http://www.head-east.com/concertgallery2017.html


 
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