Back in the day when it was a big deal to just get the Royal Guardsman to Kearney we would have been wild about some of the acts now going to the local casino.
The outdoor summer concert series at Stir Concert Cove is back. The series will begin its sixth year with a show by Joe Cocker on May 17 at Harrah's Casino in Council Bluffs. The series has 13 shows confirmed and 13 to 15 more that are yet to be announced.
Tickets for the this summer's concerts go on sale April 4 at www.stircove.com, by phone at 888-512-SHOW and at the Harrah's gift shop.
This year's lineup, so far:
May 17 — Joe Cocker
May 22 — Cross Canadian Ragweed and Robert Earl Keen
June 20 — 3 Doors Down
June 27 — Chicago
July 3 —Eric Church with Randy Houser and Lee Brice
July 4 — Blue Oyster Cult with Slaughter
July 18 — Sheryl Crow
Aug. 22 — George Thorogood and the Destroyers with Jonny Lang
Aug. 28 — Bonnie Raitt with Taj Mahal
Aug. 29 — Loggins & Messina with the Gabe Dixon Band
Sept. 6 — Peter Frampton
Sept. 17 — Heart