365ink #396 November 24–December 8, 2021 - Page 28
Bone Thugs- N-Harmony , Lil Flip , and Do or Die
FRIDAY , DECEMBER 3 @ 8 PM FIVE FLAGS ARENA ( 405 MAIN ST ) Five Flags center hosts a trio of popular acts on Friday , Dec . 3 at 8 p . m . Headliner bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be joined by guests Lil Flip and Do or Die . bone Thugs-N-Harmony has been ranked among the greatest rap groups of all time . The cleveland-based quintet debuted in 1994 , shortly after eazy-e signed them . The following year , they released their breakout album , E . 1999 Eternal , which topped the Billboard albums chart . The album contained the hits “ 1 st of tha month ,” “ east 1999 ,” and “ Tha crossroads ,” which would become the group ’ s best-performing single . It topped Billboard ’ s Hot 100 , rap , and r & b charts in the summer of 1996 .
Lil Flip has been a mainstay of the Texas hip hop scene since releasing his self-published debut in 2000 . since then ,
WITH LAINEY WILSON AND GABE LEE SATURDAY , DECEMBER 4 @ 8 PM FIVE FLAGS ARENA ( 405 MAIN ST ) Platinum-selling and multiple awardwinning country singer Kip moore makes his Five Flags center debut on saturday , Dec . 4 . He will be joined by rising country stars Lainey Wilson and Gabe Lee .
Kip moore burst onto the country music landscape in the fall of 2011 with the release of his breakthrough single , “ somethin ’ bout a Truck ” followed by two additional Top Ten singles , “ beer money ” and “ Hey Pretty Girl .” The success of those songs pushed his debut album , Up All Night , to a platinum sales certification , as well as spots in the Top Ten of both the billboard country and pop albums rankings . each of moore ’ s three succeeding albums have also clinched Top Ten status on the country album chart . moore won the New Artist of the Year award from the country music Association in 2014 . He ’ s also been recognized at both the cmT music Awards , where he won breakthrough video of the Year in 2013 for “ beer money ,” and the American country Awards . moore claimed three trophies at the 2012 edition of those awards , winning for music video by a New Artist , single by a New Artist , and best song to request from Alexa after 3 michelobs . he ’ s landed multiple albums in the Top 10 of Billboard ’ s Hot 200 and has cracked the top 10 of the singles charts numerous times . His most successful single to date was 2004 ’ s “ sunshine ” featuring Lea , which climbed all the way to No . 2 on the pop singles chart . Among the most prolific artists in rap history , Lil Flip has also contributed verses to songs by the likes of DmX , Pitbull , beyonce , and Nelly . chicagoans Do or Die are also longtime veterans of that city ’ s hip hop landscape . Their first mainstream success came in 1996 , when their debut single “ Po Pimp ” reached No . 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 while topping the publication ’ s rap chart .
Tickets are $ 29 –$ 69 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster . com and Five Flags center box office . For more information , call 563-589-4254 or visit FiveFlagsCenter . com . •
In addition to his musical career , he also operates the Kip ’ s Kids Fund charity , which provides alternative outlets for innercity and small town children to engage in healthy habits and physical activities . To date , the fund has created skate parks in five locations including Nashville and moore ’ s hometown of Tifton , GA .
Lainey Wilson released her debut album , Sayin ’ What I ’ m Thinkin ’, this past February . The lead single , “ Things a man oughta Know ,” has already reached the Top 30 of billboard ’ s Hot country and country Airplay charts . singer-songwriter Gabe Lee released his second album , Honky Tonk Hell , earlier this year , which details his life growing up in Nashville , and remaining there as he pursues a music career . The album has received glowing reviews .
Tickets are $ 36 –$ 70 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster . com and Five Flags center box office . For more information , call 563-589-4254 or visit FiveFlagsCenter . com . •
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT FEATURES
sAT 11 / 27
Lily Stella Maris Album Release Party
7 PM @ GEHLEN HOUSE AND BARN ( 101 MAIN ST , ST DONATUS , IA ) COVER : FREE It ’ s time to celebrate the release of Lily stella maris ’ debut solo album , Sea Spirits & Strangers ! And there ’ s no better place to celebrate than the Gehlen House Inn and barn ( the most charming stone barn in Iowa )! Lily will be joined on stage by Peter monroe , as well as some of her near and dear musical friends from the midwest . Lily will be performing her album , including an original song that she created in memory of Joey mcNamer that was recently featured in AMIDST magazine , along with the organization , brain Health Now .
David Zollo & The Body Electric
10 PM @ THE LIFT ( 180 MAIN ST ) COVER : FREE If you ’ re a follower of the midwestern indie music world ( or of American roots music generally ) you might be forgiven for thinking David Zollo has been around forever . since bursting on the scene as a baby-faced 21-year-old with Iowa city ’ s white-hot , road-chewing pub-rockers High and Lonesome in 1992 , Zollo has done just about everything you can do in the rock and roll business . You ’ ll get a chance to experience the timeless power of a voice that seems to have been with us forever .
FrI 12 / 3
Official Bone Thugs-n-Harmony After Party : Layzie Bone
8 PM @ SMOKESTACK ( 62 EAST 7 TH ST ) COVER : $ 20 best known as a member of the Grammy-winning quintet bone Thugs-N-Harmony , Layzie bone ( steven Howse ) spit rapid-fire bars while also delivering laid-back , singsong rhymes , a style that became a trademark of the bone Thugs sound . smokestackdbq . com .
sAT 12 / 4
8 PM @ SPIRITS ( 1111 DODGE ST ) secrets plays a wide variety of music from ‘ 60s through the ‘ 80s , rock and roll , country , plus some rhythm and blues just to flavor the sound that everybody can dance and sing along to .
FrI 12 / 10
10 PM @ THE LIFT ( 180 MAIN ST )
COVER : FREE Nashville-based singer-songwriter emily Nenni sang her first songs on stage at legendary robert ’ s Western World by bribing the band and doorman with cookies . she has since honed in her honky-tonk skills in double-wide trailers on sunday nights , clubs across the south , and playing for ranchers and wranglers in Wyoming , montana , and colorado .
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