Kenny Chesney/Eli Young Band/Kacey Musgraves
: Friday at the Peoria Civic Center. Tickets at 800-745-3000 or www.Ticketmaster.com
June's Got the Cash: Saturday at 9pm at the Rt. 66 Hotel & Conference Center. Tickets available at 391-5653.
St. Jude Kentucky Derby Party
: Saturday at 7:00pm at Panther Creek Country Club. Hors d'oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and other Kentucky Derby-themed traditions. Individual tickets are $75, couples $125, company pack of 10 tickets is $500. Call 800-713-3223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Car Wash and Car Show for St. Jude: Friday 7:30am - 7:30pm at Lincoln Community High School. $5 for car wash, $5 to enter your car in the car show. All proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Bill Higdon Memorial Country Music Show: Sunday at 2pm at Johnston Center for the Performing Arts Theater at Lincoln College. Featuring the Last Band Standing (formerly the New Salem Country Opry band from Petersburg. This event is also a fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Call 309-244-8894 for tickets.
Who Was Booted from "Idol" Last Night? No one!
After determining that Amber and Candice were the lowest vote-getters this week, Ryan Seacrest broke the news that no one would be going home this week on "American Idol." Why? Because the show builds in an extra week for the "judges save" option, and the judges never used it. The show had to get back on track, so this week no one went home. However, your votes still count...they'll be rolled over to next week.
Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner is Saturday
Conan O'Brien will host, and several Hollywood types are on the guest list including Ashley Judd, Nicole Kidman, cast member from "Modern Family." If you want to see it live, C-Span will carry it as well as MSNBC.
"Idol" Ratings Bested by a Cable Show
Poor "American Idol." Last week there was the news that the show was beaten in the ratings by reruns of "Big Bang Theory." This week "Idol" falls to the season finale of "Duck Dynasty" on A&E. "Idol" wasn't the only show "Duck Dynasty" beat...it was the highest rated show Wednesday night.