Music News & Reviews

First Friday

It's First Friday again, which means that local bands will be performing their music all over Old Town. Among the venues participating: Oeno at 330 N. Mead, which will feature Jenny Detra with Good Cookin' at 7 p.m.; and The Shamrock, 1724 W. Douglas, which will have Celtic folk band Raging Sea at 8 p.m. For a complete schedule, visit

Summer patio tunes

Heat Cigar & Hookah Lounge at 338 N. Rock Road will start offering live music on its patio this weekend with two nights of music by Fly By Night. The music starts at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and admission is free.

Old school funk

Tyree Judie, a local musician and North High graduate, who plays old school funk guitar, will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at Rock Island Live, 101 N. Rock Island. Admission is $5.

Honky tonkin' at The Anchor

Musician Hadden Sayers from Houston will bring his blues/Americana/honky-tonk music to The Anchor at 7 p.m. Sunday. He's touring in support of his latest CD, "Blue Country." Admission is $10. For more information on the band, visit