The Edgar Winter Band and Rick Derringer Perform at Mississippi Moon Bar Oct. 14
DUBUQUE, IOWA—Rock, blues and jazz artists Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer will bring their top hits to Mississippi Moon Bar on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
Edgar Winter is best known for his unique ability to combine rock, blues, jazz and pop sounds in his music. Early in his career, he performed R&B and blues songs with his brother Johnny. Winter went on to form the band White Trash, and released albums “Edgar Winter's White Trash"” and the Gold-selling album, “Roadwork.” Throughout his career, Winter has recorded more than 20 albums and released multiple chart-topping hits, including “Free Ride,” “Keep Playing That Rock 'n' Roll” and No. 1 hit “Frankenstein.” In addition to his vocal skills, Winter plays the guitar, bass, saxophone, keyboard and drums.
In 1965, Rick Derringer began his musical career in the rock group The McCoys, releasing his first No. 1 hit “Hang On Sloopy.” As a solo artist, Derringer debuted his album “All American Boy” with a new version of his original single “Rock & Roll, Hoochie Koo” that became a Billboard Hot 100 hit. Derringer has collaborated with numerous artists throughout his career, appearing on albums for Alice Cooper, Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, KISS and more.
Winter and Derringer have performed together since the 1970s. Their most famous collaboration came when Derringer produced The Edgar Winter Group's double-Platinum album “They Only Come Out at Night,” which reached No. 3 on the U.S. album chart.
The show starts at 8 p.m. with ticket prices starting at $25. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 1 at 10 a.m. at www.moonbarrocks.com; Diamond Jo Casino’s Diamond Club, Mississippi Moon Bar Box Office or by calling 563-690-4800. Visit www.moonbarrocks.com to view all upcoming concerts, comedy, Club 84 and other special events at Mississippi Moon Bar. Mississippi Moon Bar is age-restricted and attendees must be at least 21 years old.
About Diamond Jo Casino
Located in the heart of the Port of Dubuque, Diamond Jo features a 33,000-square-foot casino with 1,000 slot machines and 20 table games; five unique dining experiences, including the award-winning Woodfire Grille steakhouse; unforgettable live entertainment at the Mississippi Moon Bar; and 30 lanes of bowling at Cherry Lanes. More information on Diamond Jo can be found at www.diamondjodubuque.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/diamondjodubuque) and on Twitter (@DiamondJoDBQ). Diamond Jo Casino is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming Corporation, a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com. Boyd Gaming and Diamond Jo press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.