Music on the River

Blues on the River with Steve Cerqua

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Music on the River

Tue. October 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm 9:00 pm

Join Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center for a night filled with food, fun and live entertainment aboard the Spirit of Peoria, an authentic multi-level paddlewheel boat. Move to the music of Jimmy Buffett, Blues, Country and more!

July 28: Parrotheads and Paddlewheels with Brian Benkse
August 25: Rhythm on the River with Kevin Kramer
September 24: Classic Rock on the River with Steve Sharp
October 6: Blues on the River with Steve Cerqua
October 20: Country on the River with Ryan Wotherspoon

Boarding will begin at 6:30pm from the Starved Rock State Park boat ramp. Cruise the picturesque Illinois River from 7-8:30pm. Included: appetizers on the boat with iced tea and coffee, live entertainment and an evening cruise. There will be a cash bar available throughout the evening. Space is limited and reservations are required. Tickets are $40 per person.


Boat Ramp
Deer Park Township, IL 61348 United States
Tue. October 6, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$40 per person
Reservations Required


Starved Rock State Park Boat Ramp
Boat Ramp
Deer Park Township, IL 61348 United States
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Late arrivals will not be refunded
  • Cancellation policy is 3 days prior to event/trip date
  • For special accommodations, please call (815) 220-7386

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