From “Proud Mary,” to “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival has a raw, familiar sound that resonates with fans around the world. In 1995, original rockers Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford established Creedence Clearwater Revisited to keep the flame burning on this iconic music. Before the band hits the Stardust Event Center stage at Blue Chip Casino on July 14th, we spoke with the bassist, original band member, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Stu Cook.
Live music has a way of bringing people together. First Merchants Bank knows that uniting the community is important for the individual, society, and its business, recognizing that it all begins and ends with people. With this in mind, they have proudly sponsored the 2018 Munster Summer Concert Series at Heritage Park to achieve this mission and fulfill their values, all while giving back to the community it serves.
Tom Petty’s spirit rocked on at Wicker Memorial Park Thursday night. Tribute band Southern Accents performed as part of the North Township Summer Concert Series hosted by Trustee Frank J. Mrvan.
Picking up immediately after the events of the first film, we see the Incredibles promptly thrust into action to defeat the villain The Underminer. Although emerging victorious, we are quickly shown that not all of mankind has come around to the idea of “Supers” being needed in today’s society. Thankfully for us, there is a wealthy telecommunications mogul named Winston Deaver that is willing to give Supers a chance to prove the importance of defending mankind. The catch? Deaver is strictly interested in the services of Elastigirl, believing that Mr. Incredible’s means of heroics prove too loud and messy. Although frustrated to be left out of the action, Mr. Incredible supports his wife and agrees to watch over their three children until she finishes her mission and returns home.
There will be no shortage of music-filled nights at Zao Island this summer, which will be packed with concerts and entertainment galore! The list of performers this summer include a whole host of local performers that are guaranteed to satisfy whatever musical craving you might have, as they cover a broad range of genres.
Described as “the soundtrack of the 20th century,” the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is timeless work. Free Fallin, a tribute band based out of Minnesota, has brought the music of Tom Petty to audiences across the country for 10 years. Their next stop—Blue Chip Casino. Before Free Fallin hits the stage on April 6th, we spoke with the drummer, owner, and manager of the band, Mark Larsen.
We love music at Ideas in Motion Media. In fact, most days in the office are spent with the radio on for Lifers to write good news to! We know which genres our staff are into, but we wanted to see what other music that our friends in Northwest Indiana enjoy. That's why we asked our followers on Facebook what their most memorable concert was that they've ever been to and where the concert was held (since we're near so many wonderful music venues being so close to the city).
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Indiana, presents Free Fallin: A Tribute to the Memory of Tom Petty on Friday, April 6 at 8 pm CT in the Stardust Event Center.
When Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope arrived in theaters on May 25th, 1977, it became an instant hit. Millions of people went to see the first chapter of this captivating saga and, over the next few years, continued to see each movie as it premiered. Filled with amazing characters we can all connect with, an action-packed plot, and an inspiring message of hope and light triumphing over the dark, Star Wars has become one of the most successful franchises of all time, just behind series like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and James Bond.
Winter in Northwest Indiana is enough to make anyone want to crawl under the covers until May. Binge-watching is a must for those unbelievably cold, dark days, so here’s a line-up of all of the awesome series hitting T.V. and streaming this spring.