The Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo offers an intimate, acoustically superior venue where you can catch some of the greatest names in show business. From rock to country to stand-up comedy, Silver Creek is the best place in the Michigan area to see your favorite act!
Joan Jett is an originator, innovator, and visionary. As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, she's had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics "Bad Reputation," "I Love Rock 'N' Roll," "I Hate Myself For Loving You," and "Crimson and Clover." Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this April, released their latest record, "Unvarnished," in 2013 and continue touring the globe to legions of adoring fans. This fall, the band will re-join The Who as special guests on the second leg of their "Who Hits 50! Tour" following the first leg this past spring. More information on Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is available at www.joanjett.com.
The inaugural tasting event will feature samples from local wineries, breweries and distilleries. Interact with the craftsmen and women who are behind the scenes at your favorite local spots such as Round Barn Winery, Journeyman Distillery and Tapistry Brewery. Plus, Four Winds will be offering seasonal food options for purchase to complement the tastings. Other local artisanal food items will be available for purchase and live music will enhance your tasting experience all day long.
Each ticket into the event includes admission, a souvenir glass and 10 tasting tickets that can be redeemed for food and drink samples. Additional tasting tickets are available for purchase at the event for $1 per tasting ticket.
Gregg Allman is one of rock's most acclaimed and beloved stars, possessing a distinctively soulful voice and singular songwriting ability that resonates through a musical career that spans nearly half a century. Gregg, along with the Allman Brothers Band, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® in 1995. At the 54th Annual Grammy® Awards in 2012, the group was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2011, Rounder Records released Allman's first solo record in 14 years, "Low Country Blues." Earlier this year, Rounder released the critically acclaimed All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman. The CD/DVD/Blu-Ray captured a multi-generational assortment of musicians from the worlds of rock, blues and country that joined together at Atlanta's historic Fox Theatre for a once-in-a-lifetime all-star performance paying tribute to Allman's life and music.
Allman's touring band has been receiving raves from around the world and features guitarist Scott Sharrard, Peter Levin on keys, drummer Steve Potts, percussionist Marc Quinones, Ron Johnson on bass and horn, and players Jay Collins, Art Edmaiston and Marc Franklin. More information on Gregg is available at www.greggallman.com.
Rhiannon Giddens is best known as the powerhouse lead singer of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and is quickly staking out her territory as a solo artist. In February 2015, she released her solo debut album "Tomorrow Is My Turn," from Nonesuch Records. The album was produced by T Bone Burnett and features songs such as "Waterboy," "Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind," and "She's Got You." The album incorporates gospel, jazz, blues, and country, plus a hint of proto-rock and roll. On the album, Giddens displays an emotional range to match her dazzling vocal prowess throughout. More information about Rhiannon Giddens is available at www.rhiannongiddens.com.
Brian Wilson is one of popular music's most deeply revered figures, a legendary writer, producer, arranger and performer of some of the most cherished music in pop music history. For more than half a century, fans have marveled at the sheer beauty of the music that springs forth from his imagination into glorious song. Wilson brings this ingenious vision to his own compositions, as well as to those for which he has collaborated, weaving a lush, vibrant tapestry of intricately nuanced vocal harmonies and instrumental arrangements for himself, his bandmates and others.More information on Brian Wilson is available at www.brianwilson.com.
Eddie Money is a music icon who's blue-collar brand of rock n' roll has managed to transcend generations and continues to move audiences today. He has sold more than 28 million records worldwide, with many of his songs appearing in film, television and video games. His hit songs include "Two Tickets To Paradise," "Baby Hold On," "Walk On Water," "Think I'm In Love," and "Shakin." He is also an accomplished musician who sings, writes, and plays the saxophone, harmonica and piano. Eddie Money continues to be one of the hardest working men in rock and roll, performing about 150 shows every year. More information about Eddie Money is available at www.eddiemoney.com.
Eric Burdon has one of the most distinctive and searingly powerful voices in rock and roll. As the front man and driving force of the Animals, Burdon was at the forefront of the British Invasion, helping to shape rock and roll's DNA with his imposing yet soulful vocals. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® since 1994 and hailed by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the 100 Greatest Voices of All Time, Burdon has continued to forge new musical territory with each new record in the five decades since the iconic "House of the Rising Sun." Burdon is also known for his work as the vocalist for the American funk band War. More information about Eric Burdon is available at www.ericburdon.com.
Cirque Dreams lights up the 2015 holiday season with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, which is a new cirque show, Broadway musical, and family Christmas spectacular all in one! Hailed by the New York Daily News as a "delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil!" Witness snowmen, penguins, angels, reindeer, toy soldiers, gingerbread men, ornaments and of course Santa; with breathtaking acrobatics, gravity defying feats, elaborate production numbers, imaginative costumes, illusions and more. The show also celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with singers, original music and seasonal favorites all performed in a winter wonderland of amazement making Cirque Dreams Holidaze the greatest variety show on the planet! More information on Cirque Dreams is available at www.cirqueproductions.com.
Jackie Evancho dazzled American television audiences at age 10 gaining global recognition with her stunning debut on NBC's "America's Got Talent". She was immediately signed to Columbia Records® where she released a string of successful recordings including "O Holy Night," "Dream With Me," "Heavenly Christmas," and "Songs From The Silver Screen." She has since acted in Robert Redford's "The Company You Keep" alongside Susan Sarandon, Shia LeBeouf and Nick Nolte, and performed as a special guest in Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" benefit at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. She also starred in the Fall 2012 GUESS® Kids clothing campaign, and performed the classic film song "Over the Rainbow" at the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Evancho has also participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., where she delighted President and Mrs. Obama. She performed before 100,000 people in Russia with opera stars Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sumi Jo prior to the opening of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, and has performed in Japan before the Royal Family at the Imperial Palace. Her first PBS special was one of the top pledge producing performances in PBS history. Her wide-ranging achievements caused Billboard to include her on its list of "music movers-and-shakers under the age of 21" in 2011 and 2012. More information on Jackie Evancho is available at www.jackieevancho.com.
Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon is a band where the main constant over the decades is a never-ending desire to give their all to their fans, year in and year out. The band has sold more than 22 million albums in the United States and more than 40 million albums worldwide. Some of the band's hit singles include "Keep On Loving You," "Take It On the Run," "Ridin' The Storm Out," and "Can't Fight This Feeling." Alongside frontman Kevin Cronin bandmates are rock legends Bruce Hall on bass, keyboardist Neal Doughty, Dave Amato on lead guitar and drummer Bryan Hitt. More information about REO Speedwagon is available at www.speedwagon.com.