Music on Main Street
AVEY GROUWS BAND : FRIDAY , JUNE 10 @ 5 – 9 PM TYLER RICHTON & THE HIGH BANK BOYS : FRIDAY , JULY 15 @ 5 – 9 PM GIZZAE : FRIDAY , AUGUST 12 @ 5 – 9 PM TOWN CLOCK PLAZA ( 7 TH & MAIN ST ) Dubuque Main Street announces the return of Music on Main Street with three concerts slated for 2022 . Each concert is free to attend and held under Dubuque ’ s Town Clock on Main St . Food and beverage sales start at 5 p . m ., and the band plays from 6 to 9 p . m . These concerts replace the former event started in 1992 known as Dubuque … And All That Jazz !
The series begins on Friday , June 10 with the Avey Grouws Band . The billboard-charting band merges the sounds of the Mississippi River into a high energy , intermingling of American roots music including blues , classic rock , country , R & B , funk , introspective balladry , and unbridled rock and roll . Arrive early for the Roosevelt Middle School Band at 5 p . m . under the direction of Dan Norman .
Future concerts include Tyler Richton & the High Bank Boys on July 15 and Gizzae on Aug . 12 .
For more information , call Dubuque Main Street at 563-588-4400 or visit DowntownDubuque . org . •
WITH GINUWINE AND THE YING YANG TWINS FRIDAY , JUNE 10 @ 7 PM Q CASINO BACK WATERS STAGE ( 1855 GREYHOUND PARK RD ) Live outdoor entertainment returns to Q Casino ’ s Back Waters Stage this summer . Ja Rule , Ginuwine , and the Ying Yang Twins kick things off on Friday , June 10 at 7 p . m . The all-ages show is held rain or shine behind Q Casino .
Ja Rule is an American rapper , singer and actor signed to his own label Mpire Records . He began his career in the group Cash Money Click and released his debut solo album , Venni Vetti Vecci , in 1999 . He has since released 2000 ’ s Rule 3:36 , 2001 ’ s Pain Is Love , 2002 ’ s The Last Temptation , 2003 ’ s Blood in My Eye , and 2004 ’ s R . U . L . E . He now plans to release his seventh studio album , Venni Vetti Vecci 2010 , later this year .
He is best known for hits “ Always On Time ”, “ Mesmerize ,” “ Livin ’ It Up ,” “ Put It On Me ,” “ Between Me And You ,” and “ Wonderful ” and for being associated with Jay-Z as a part of The Murderers . Ja Rule has sold over 20 million albums worldwide and has released six albums with one on the way . His best selling albums are Pain Is Love and Rule 3:36 . Ja Rule has beefed with rappers DMX , 50 Cent , The Game , Busta Rhymes , Dr . Dre , and Eminem .
Tickets are $ 49.50 for GA and $ 69.50 for the Turpin Tailgate Zone . For more information and to secure your tickets , visit BackWatersStage . com . •
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