Storm Lake Times Pilot

Party in The Kee

Hold on to your socks, because KeeLive will rock them off

Cherokee’s KeeLive Music Festival is ready to overwhelm music lovers of every age with a loaded line-up of celebrated bands featuring a full menu of rock, pop, jazz and country vibes.

Rockin’ town Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13-14, this year’s musical feast touts seven fantastic bands playing the popular Pub Crawls both nights, including at the Historic RR Depot, Pastime Lounge, Little Sioux Events Center, and Whiskey Throttle on Friday; and Mud On Main, Brightside Lounge, and KeeStirs/VFW Club on Saturday.

Mud On Main will also host the popular Open Jam Session 1-4 p.m. Saturday featuring Levee Town and all musicians and singers are welcome to show their stuff.

Order tickets online at Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Brightside Lounge, KeeStirs/VFW, Pastime Lounge and Whiskey Throttle.

And fans and visitors there is a super deal there for you by booking a special hotel package for just $100 that includes a night’s stay at the Best Western Lagrande Hacienda or Cherokee Inn, and two Pub Crawl tickets included. Call Best Western at 225-5701, or the Cherokee Inn at 225-4278.

And you serious revelers, take advantage of KeeLive’s free shuttles to and from the venues all night long. Park it and spark it, Bucko.

The pub crawls — the tie that binds this incredible winter respite — include Friday’s feast of the David Sharp Quartet from 5-7 p.m. at the Depot; Tank Anthony Band from 6-9 p.m. at the Pastime Lounge; IV Play from 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Little Sioux Events Center; and Red Dirt Road from 10p.m.-1a.m. at Whiskey Throttle.

Saturday’s Pub Crawls include Levee Town from 5-8 at Mud On Main; Kali Indiana and KC Cameron from 8-11 p.m. at Brightside Lounge; and Dawson Hollow from 10 p.m. to 1a.m. at KeeStirs/VFW.

Need tickets or more information? Just scan the handy QR Code on the posters and pamphlets, or jump on the website at . Just do it.

Folks, a whole bunch of local corporate sponsors have donated to this magnificent musical festival to make it all possible, along with major contributors, Platinum Sponsor Cherokee Regional Medical Center, and Festival Sponsors North Star Community Credit, Central Bank, Cherokee State Bank, Pilot Rock Signs and Hy-Vee.

Boogie your nights away Jan. 13-14 in The Kee.