The Van Halen tribute band arrives in Edwardsville on Friday

EDWARDSVILLE — JUMP-America’s Van Halen Experience will perform at 7 p.m. at the Wildey Theater, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville on Friday, July 22.

Featuring a variety of hits and deep cuts from the first 6 albums, JUMP’s live show also includes a selection of sketches and one-liner performed by Van Halen from bootlegs of their live shows between 1978 and 1984.

Tickets are available at http://www.wildeytheatre.com.

Here’s what else is happening in the area:

THURSDAY JULY 21

• Alton Little Theater presents Shrek: The Musical: 7:30 p.m., Alton Little Theatre, 2450 N. Henry St., Alton.


• Back-to-School Party: 4 to 7 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Alton, 2512 Amelia St., Alton.

• Civic Memorial Class of 1965 Lunch: 11:00 am, Eagles Nest Restaurant, 117 E. Bethalto Drive, Bethalto.

• Drink for a Cause: 4-9 p.m., The Old Bakery Beer Company, 400 Landmarks Blvd., Alton.

• 4th Ward Monthly Information Meetings: 6:00 pm, Today’s Beauty Supply, 1415 Central Ave., Alton.

• Wood River Farmers Market: 4 to 9 p.m., 143 and 1st St., Wood River. Every Thursday until September 29.

• Alton Night Market: 7-10 p.m., grounds adjacent to Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton. Every Thursday from June 2 to July 28.

• Grafton Music in the Park: 7 to 9 p.m., Grove Memorial Park, Grafton. Jake Weber and The Drifters will perform.

• Alton Muny Band Thursday Night Concerts: 7:30 pm, Riverview Park Gazebo, Riverview Drive at Bluff Street, Alton.

• The Step Brothers: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Jarrod Lutz: 6 p.m., The Corner Tavern, 1013 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Danny Kalaher: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Pavia’s Place, 2265 Madison Ave., Granite City.

• Brighton Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., Schneider Park, 414 N. Maple St., Brighton. Every Thursday until October 6.

• East Alton History Museum Open: 1-4 pm, East Alton History Museum, 119 N. Main St., East Alton.

• National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwest Illinois Zoom Meetings: 7-8:30 p.m. Registration is required to receive the meeting link. Email Pat Rudloff, [email protected] to register.

• A Course in Miracles: 1 p.m., New Bethel UMC, 131 N. Main St., Glen Carbon. For more information, call 618-288-7910 or 618-698-5088.

• Karaoke with DJ Toni: 8 p.m.-midnight, Martin’s Tunes & Eats, 575 S. 6th St., Wood River.

• Karaoke Thursday: 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Marina Holiday Shores, 100 Elm Drive, Edwardsville.

• Cornhole Tournament: 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill, 2511 IL-157, Edwardsville.

• The Roundtable: 4-7 pm, AOS Alternative Office Space, 219 Eastgate Plaza, East Alton.

• Xtreme Bar Bingo: 7 to 9 p.m., Edison’s Entertainment Complex, 2477 S. State Route 157, Edwardsville.

FRIDAY JULY 22

• Alton Little Theater presents Shrek: The Musical: 7:30 p.m., Alton Little Theatre, 2450 N. Henry St., Alton.

• Mississippi River Festival Exhibit: 1-4 pm, Wood River Museum and Visitor Center, 40 W. Ferguson Ave., Wood River.

• NGK Group: 7:30 p.m., The Lodge at The Lovejoy, 401 Piasa St., Alton.

• Darian Roe: 8 p.m.-midnight, Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• LoveBuzz: 6 to 9 p.m., Flock and Food Truck Park, 156 Ridge St., Alton.

• Wade and Nate: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Whiskey Dixon: 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• East Alton History Museum Open: 1-4 pm, East Alton History Museum, 119 N. Main St., East Alton.

• The Real Land of Oz: 7:30 p.m., Lewis and Clark Community College, River Bend Arena, 5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey.

• Rogers and Nienhaus: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Bakers and Hale, 7120 Montclair Ave., Godfrey.

• Joseph and the Incredible Technicolor Dreamcoat: 7:30 p.m., SIUE Dunham Hall, 1 Hairpin Drive, Edwardsville.

• Toxic Johnny: 8pm-midnight, The Back Bar, 228 CN Main St., Edwardsville.

• JUMP-America’s Van Halen Experience: 7 p.m., The Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Peter Porcelain: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Edwardsville Moose Lodge, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville.

• Steve Ewing Band: 8-10 p.m., Edwardsville City Park, 101 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville.

• Riley Holtz: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., 1818 Chophouse, 6170 Bennett Drive Suite A, Edwardsville.

• Christmas in July Craft Show: all day, Cox’s Rivertown Mill 115 W. Washington, Grafton.

• Bob Gilda: 3 to 7 p.m., The Winery at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 600 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• Two the Hard Way: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Dinner with Elvis: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pere Marquette State Park, 13112 Visitor Center Lane, Grafton.

• Art on the River Lecture/George Caleb Bingham: 7 to 8 p.m., Grafton Visitor Center, 950 E. Main St., Grafton.

• Scott and Karl: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Bob Gleason: 8pm-11pm, The Bloody Bucket Saloon, 201 E. Main St., Grafton.

• For more information on Al-Anon meetings, call 618-463-2429. To find more helpful meetings, visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

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