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Offstage and On the Record with Duel Purpose

Offstage and On the Record with Duel Purpose

I wanted to talk briefly about your other band, Six Feet Over. Who are all the members in that band? Myself (Michael Sorenson - keys/vocals), Matt Hastad (guitar/vocals) and Austin Van Bockern our drummer. And so that's where some of my requests abilities come from...

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Prepping for the 81st annual Sioux Empire Fair!

Prepping for the 81st annual Sioux Empire Fair!

Can you believe the Sioux Empire Fair is already this weekend?! This summer has flown by even with everything going on! The Fair starts this Saturday (August 1st) and will go until next Saturday (August 8th). The fair starts every day at 10 am and will go until 10 pm...

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The 5th Annual Wileys Block Party

The 5th Annual Wileys Block Party

One of the best concerts in Sioux Falls will continue! Wileys has put on a block party, located right behind their building, for the past 5 years. They had artists such as Jon Pardi, The Eli Young Band, Russell Dickerson and Mitchell Tenpenny. This year, Wileys will...

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Toby Keith to perform in Sioux Falls!

Toby Keith to perform in Sioux Falls!

The long awaited suspense is over! It was teased last week that there was a big name coming to Sioux Falls this year, and it would be announced today (Monday, June 22nd). That announcement has now been made. On Saturday September 19th, 2020 - Toby Keith will be the...

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Updates on Local Businesses

Updates on Local Businesses

I was asked to put together a list to update people on the local businesses - whether its to announce who is still open - closed - who offered carry out/delivery, etc. This will take some time!! I will add everything I know of - so with the help from you, I can get...

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Prepping for St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Prepping for St. Patrick’s Day 2020

St. Patrick's day is next Tuesday, March 17th but most bars/establishments will be celebrating this coming Saturday, the 14th. I figured I better put something together today - better late then never - so that you have a heads up on whats all going on throughout town....

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25th Annual Hot Harley Nights Announcement

25th Annual Hot Harley Nights Announcement

J & L Harley Davidson & Hot Harley Nights just released information for this years event. It will be the 25th Hot Harley Nights. The event will be a 2 day event from July 10th to the 11th. The biggest announcement is for the concert on Saturday night (the...

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Offstage and On the Record with Chris Hintz

Offstage and On the Record with Chris Hintz

I was able to sit down with Chris Hintz, Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Pinnacle Productions, last night. Here is our latest interview! When was Pinnacle Productions started? Pinnacle Productions was founded in 2002. My ex wife and I were getting married and we decided...

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Sioux Falls to get a new Steak House!

Sioux Falls to get a new Steak House!

If you are a fan of steak - then today is great news! Sioux Falls will be getting a new Steakhouse this year! Longhorn Steakhouse will be opening up in the same location as Chipotle. The new development is called “Empire Place” which will be on 41st street in front of...

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New Concert Announcements!

New Concert Announcements!

What does Rage Against the Machine, Backstreet Boys and Megadeth have in common?!?! Um... nothing... except they will all be coming to Sioux Falls in 2020 to have an all out battle for the key to the city.......or to perform at the Denny Sanford Premier Center... 1 of...

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Prepping for Valentine’s Day – 2020!

Prepping for Valentine’s Day – 2020!

It's already that time of the year again! Valentine's Day is next Friday! It just sneaks up on you when you aren't paying attention - seems like New Year's Eve was just last week.  This year, more people may be going all out for the special night because it's on a...

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Offstage and On the Record with Janae Sturma

Offstage and On the Record with Janae Sturma

Last Saturday, January 25th, I was able to meet up with Janae Sturma and conduct my first interview since the wife was home with our new born. This is not quite Tom Brokaw type work, but pretty close! 🙂 Where did you go to college and was it anything music related? I...

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New Car Wash Coming to Sioux Falls!

New Car Wash Coming to Sioux Falls!

I know what you are thinking - a new car wash? Neat..... (sarcasm) Or.. wait - another Silver Star?? 🙂 Well, nope - it is a brand new car wash that is bringing options that was missing in town, in my opinion. I was just talking to someone about this yesterday how I...

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Taco John’s will close their Minnesota Ave. Location

Taco John’s will close their Minnesota Ave. Location

This Saturday, Taco John's will close their Minnesota Avenue location. This will be part of their new realignment. They moved their east side location on 10th street just across the street earlier this year. Back when I was going to school in 2000, I worked at the...

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No Jazzfest for 2020

No Jazzfest for 2020

I just came across this story - the Sioux Falls Jazz And Blues Society announced today (Friday, Dec 6th) that there will not be Jazzfest in 2020. This sucks for music lovers! I will admit, I haven't attended Jazzfest the last couple years - but not because of anything...

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Prepping for New Year’s 2020!

Prepping for New Year’s 2020!

It is already December! That means it is almost already New Years! This year has flown by and I can't believe we are almost ready to wrap it up. I made a blog post on this topic last year, and it went over well so I figured I better do it again!  I will post events...

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Darius Rucker to perform in Sioux Falls in 2020!

Darius Rucker to perform in Sioux Falls in 2020!

Very exciting news broke this morning with the announcement that Darius Rucker will be in Sioux Falls in June of next year! Scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning, I saw "Pepper Entertainment & JJ’s Present: WAGON WHEEL: A CELEBRATION OF BOURBON, BEER...

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Prepping for Thanksgiving!

Prepping for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving - my favorite holiday! A day spent with family and stuffing yourself with food that will send you in a coma while you watch football! Normally, I head home for the holiday - but this year, it will be spent in Sioux Falls - my first one ever! So because of...

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Great Shots set to open next month!

Great Shots set to open next month!

Great Shots is set to open December 6th at 11 am. The facility is located out at the Sanford Sports Complex (near the Sanford Pentagon and Fieldhouse). If you have never heard of Great Shots - it looks to be similar to Top Golf. I have experienced Top Golf in Arizona...

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KoRn & Breaking Benjamin to be in Sioux Falls in 2020!

KoRn & Breaking Benjamin to be in Sioux Falls in 2020!

If you did not already know, KoRn & Breaking Benjamin with Bones UK will be coming to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center next year, Thursday, February 20th, 2020. Tickets are $89, $79, $69, $59, $39 - They went on sale Friday, November 1 at the KELOLAND Box Office...

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Reba McEntire is coming to Sioux Falls in 2020!

Reba McEntire is coming to Sioux Falls in 2020!

One of the biggest stars in country music is coming to Sioux Falls in 2020! Reba McEntire will perform at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on April 26 as part of her next tour, according to her website. Tickets for select dates go on sale Friday, Nov. 22. There is a...

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Movie Review: Joker

Movie Review: Joker

So I am a little behind, but this past weekend - I went and finally saw the movie, Joker. The movie was originally released Friday, October 4th - and I have been waiting to see it, but life gets in the way sometimes! It was well worth the wait! This might come off...

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Jersey Mike’s is set to open next week!

Jersey Mike’s is set to open next week!

By now I am sure you knew Sioux Falls was getting a Jersey Mike's. Some people may not know what/who they are exactly. I personally have never had a sub from there, but I have heard great things. I also listen to ESPN Radio and they used to be a sponsor, so I was...

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Prepping for Halloween!

Prepping for Halloween!

It is already October! That means 1...well....2 things.... 1 - Snow is soon to fall and 2 - HALLOWEEN - or what Dr. Kelso from Scrubs would call it, the Mother of all non-holidays - is soon upon us! Halloween falls on a Thursday this year, but most of the...

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MLB to Play at the Field of Dreams in Iowa

MLB to Play at the Field of Dreams in Iowa

I know my website is all about being local - as in Sioux Falls and places within a small radius - but when I saw this story this morning, I felt like I had to share it! If you follow ESPN, then I am guessing you have seen their story on this already - I saw the title...

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New Restaurant Coming to Sioux Falls!

New Restaurant Coming to Sioux Falls!

Get your Thanksgiving pants ready, Sioux Falls!! Looks like we have an awesome new restaurant coming to town!! Located at 2700 W 41st street, in the space previously occupied by Cowboy Chicken, Taco Town Buffet is set to take over. According to Lloyd Companies, Taco...

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Dave & Buster’s will be coming to Sioux Falls!

Dave & Buster’s will be coming to Sioux Falls!

Finally, the business I have been wanting Sioux Falls to get will reportedly be here at the Lake Lorraine development in mid-2020! There will be a press conference to announce the news on Monday at 1:45 p.m. on the west side of Lake Lorraine. Sioux Falls has needed a...

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Prepping for July 4th!

Prepping for July 4th!

Next week will be the 4th of July, already! If you need some ideas for time fillers in between grilling out, going to the lake, Wild Water West, etc... here is what I could find! For downtown Sioux Falls: 7:30 A.M. Walk–up registration for Fun Run/Walk by Falls...

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Sioux Falls Food Truck’s for 2019

Sioux Falls Food Truck’s for 2019

Once the weather actually is nice enough to get out of the house, one of the popular things to do in Sioux Falls is to hit up a food truck. Some people have their favorites and some people just go to whatever food truck is near by. I think I fall in the latter. I have...

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30-artist lineup announced for Levitt at the Falls

Levitt at the Falls has announced a 30-artist lineup for its first season at the new Levitt Shell in Falls Park West. The free concert series running June 14 through Aug. 10 will host 10 South Dakota artists, 10 regional artists and 10 national or international...

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Prepping for Mother’s Day!

Prepping for Mother’s Day!

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12th! If you don't know what to do for your mother, hopefully this post will give you some ideas! If you already have your day planned out, you are a better person than me! 🙂 Here is a list of some ideas I have found around Sioux...

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10th Annual 605 Summer Classic Lineup Announced!

10th Annual 605 Summer Classic Lineup Announced!

The 10th Annual 605 Summer Classic Lineup was just announced today (May 1st)! The concerts will be held Friday June 21st and Saturday June 22nd! The 605 Summer Classic Beer & Music Festival is an outdoor music and beer event that was created to give quality music...

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Spoiler Free Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame

Spoiler Free Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame

The wait finally ended for me, last night at 7:30! As I rushed to get to the theater by 6:40 so I would be able to get a decent seat - I found myself spending the most time trying to find a parking spot. The entire lot at Century Theaters on Louise was packed....

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