Take a look at what’s happening at the David S. Palmer Arena!
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First Gig Rock Academy is for anyone in grades 5-12 who play guitar, bass, drums, and vocals. Students can have little to no experience in playing. Instruction will be given by professional musicians with years of experience in the field. Each student will be placed in a band and will be taught to play songs that will be performed on the final week. Students must have instrument to attend.
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A Danville/ Vermilion County Stars & Famous Sons Tribute & Concert titled “Homecoming” was announced today.
The event is designated to benefit the restoration of the Fischer Grand Opera House Theatre where many of our stars, celebrities and famous sons & daughters once worked or attended.
The headlining musical entertainment will be Steve Rodman’s “Rodman Rail” which has performed throughout the Midwest and central Illinois, and, is known for its classic Dan Fogelberg and John Denver renditions. Also, joining the group on Saturday will be Robert McEntee, Dan Fogelbergs long time friend and lead guitarist!
Joining the line-up of Entertainment & Tributes will be a popular Danville Barber Shop quartet, (a music venue appreciated by Dick Van Dyke), the Danville Light Opera (with humorous Tribute skits) and several members from the string section of the Danville Symphony Orchestra. There will be additional stage performances by Jared Yates (American Idol Season 4), John Jansky, (renowned speed painter) and Christian Cunningham (Today Show National Talent winner). Plus; many more special surprises, --including special recognition for invitees in attendance.
Rodman and co-coordinator Jim Wood will be inviting a long list of celebrities and famous sons & daughters to this exciting concert and afternoon of entertainment. A bonus will be a short video update of plans and recent progress on the Theatre restoration project.