Live Music Roundup: Mastermind of Monkey, Kaspen Haley, and more - Casper, WY Oil City News
Oil City News Logo

Live Music Roundup: Mastermind of Monkey, Kaspen Haley, and more

Mastermind of Monkey (Facebook) and Casper musician Kaspen Haley (Courtesy)

CASPER, Wyo. — Check out some the local and touring musicians riding out the storm in the Oil City this weekend.

Mastermind of Monkey 

  • Spotlight Lounge (128 E 2nd St.)
  • Friday, October 8
  • 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • No cover
  • Family Friendly

The Casper-based four-piece Mastermind of Monkey will bring the classic covers (’50s to modern) and originals to the dance floor.

Burning Bridges

  • The Gaslight Social (314 W Midwest Ave.)
  • Friday, October 8
  • 9:00 p.m.

The band will be bringing the ’80s-’90s rock covers on the night of the Gaslight’s costume contest.

Article continues below...

Zack Schommer

Schommer is a prolific Casper native who has been playing area tap rooms, clubs and festival stages for many years.

  • Oil City Beer Company (4155 Legion Lane)
  • Friday, October 8
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Frontier Brewery and Tap room (117 East Second St.)
  • Saturday, October 9
  • 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Dueling Pianos

  • The Beacon Club (4100 W Yellowstone Highway in Mills)
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • $10 charge

The Day Drinkers

  • Spotlight Lounge (128 E. 2nd St.)
  • Saturday, October 9
  • 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

The Spotlight’s official grand opening Saturday will feature the Day Drinkers, whose Facebook page says features “original music sprinkled over a variety of music that caters to day drinkers of all ages.”

Dirt Reynolds will open, the Spotlight said.

Reckless Kelly

  • The Beacon Club (4100 W. Yellowstone Highway in Mills)
  • Saturday, October 9
  • 8:00 p.m.
  • $25 in advance
  • $30 Day of Show
  • Tickets available on Facebook or at

For a career spanning nearly 25 years, Reckless Kelly has brought its unique sound to Americana. The group recently celebrated the dual release of two new albums — American Jackpot and American Girls. The Idaho-bred band is a Grammy-winning group that combines rock and country influences. 

Kapen Haley

  • The Hideaway Bar & Package (211 Riverview Ave., Mills)
  • Saturday, October 9
  • 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Kapen Haley is “a local singer/songwriter from Casper, Wyoming playing everything from modern folk, bluegrass, blues, country and rock with his acoustic guitar and drum box,” according to his Facebook page.