Toby Keith Tickets on Sale: Concert is Wednesday, August 14th at the Illinois State Fair. Tickets on sale Saturday at 10:00am through Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $40-$50 for grandstand seating, $50 for general admission track, and $65 for VIPit tickets.
Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association: Saturday and Sunday at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. Varsity, stunt, junior high, and junior varsity competitions. $10 per session $7 for students. www.cheericca.org for more info.
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.: Part of the White Rabbit Series by Springfield Theatre Centre. Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2m at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for seniors and children. For tickets visit www.hcfta.org or call 523-2787.
An Afternoon of Bluegrass Music from the River Ramblers: Sunday at Lincolnland Community College, Trutter Center at 4pm. Free admission.
Trivia Night: Youth Service Bureau is hosting a trivia night at the KC Hall at Iles & Meadowbrook Roads. Doors open at 6pm, trivia starts at 7pm. To register call 529-8300 ext. 203.
John Mayer Admits He's a Jerk
He's got a bad reputation with the ladies, but that may be changing for John Mayer. In a new interview on "CBS Sunday Morning" he talks about his past behavior saying, "I was just a jerk." Mayer, who is now dating Katy Perry, was not allowed to sing for 10 months last year due to vocal chord surgery. See the full interview Sunday at 8am.
Jay Cutler and Kristen Cavallari Got Engaged Via Text
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler now has a son and a fiance. His betrothed, Kristen Cavallari, shares with "People" that their decision to tie the knot wasn't so very romantic. According to Cavallari Cutler texted her the proposal, and mailed her the engagement ring. Doesn't it just make your heart sing?
Movie Critic Rips Actress's Body Instead of the Film
Rex Reed has been critiquing films for years, but his new review of "Identity Thief" is getting him some critiques of his own. In his review for the "New York Observer" he really doesn't like the new film starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman. But instead of saying what he doesn't like about the movie, he ripped on McCarthy's size calling her "tractor-sized" and a "hippo" in his review.
Grammys are Sunday
It's the biggest night in music Sunday night on CBS. Last year it was all about Adele, and this year it isn't so clear who will dominate the awards...if anyone. Frank Ocean is the top nominee heading into the awards. There will be a number of unlikely performance mashups during the show including Bruno Mars, Rihanna, and Sting, Elton John and Ed Sheeran, and Alicia Keys and Maroon 5.