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Local legends and touring professionals play live shows in Casper this week


CASPER, Wyo. — Check out some of the gigs going on this week in the Oil City. Events are listed in chronological order.

Big Skillet and Motley 2

Big Skillet tours out of Joplin, Missouri, performing classic rock, R&B, blues, funk, and classic country music. The Motley Crue cover group will open at 8:00 p.m.

  • The Beacon Club (4100 W Yellowstone Hwy in Mills)
  • Friday – Saturday, October 29-30
  • 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • $5 cover 

Leave it to Shiva

The Casper-hatched three-piece (including octoviola) says it “fuses Americana with bold synthesized experimentation and rhymes.” Expect “Driving beats, haunting strings and catchy hooks.” 

“Leave it to Shiva is the FUTURE,” the event posting states. Catch a case of the future Saturday night when we welcome Sean Wallace and Gary Depaulo.

  • Frontier Brewery and Tap room (117 E. Second St.)
  • Saturday, October 30
  • 6:00 p.m. 
  • Free
  • “Mostly family friendly”

The Steve Manshel Band 

The consummate professionals, made up of studio musicians, the band plays a mix of high-energy originals and cover-remakes.

  • Spotlight Lounge (128 E. 2nd St.)
  • Saturday, October 30
  • Show at 7:00 p.m.
  • $20 in advance, $22 at the door
  • Call Debbie at 307-258-8633 or Sean at 720-429-2167 to purchase tickets

Mastermind of Monkey

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

  • Chatters Bar & Grill (1324 Prairie Lane, Bar Nunn)
  • Saturday, October 30
  • Show at 7:00 p.m.
  • No cover
  • Costume contest and drink specials

Halloween Rock Show


  1. The Shivers
  2. Polly – “Your local Nirvana cover band”
  3. Horror Business – “Your local Misfits cover band legends”
  4. Egoista – Denver-based punk band
  • Oil City Beer Company (4155 Legion Lane)
  • Saturday, October 30
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • $5 cover
  • All ages 

Burning Bridges

Burning Bridges is a rock cover band in specializing in 60-2000’s rock covers.

  • Gruner Brothers Brewing (1301 Wilkins Circle)
  • Saturday, October 30
  • Show at 7:00 p.m.

Whiskey Yankee Oscar 307

  • The Hideaway Bar & Package (211 Riverview Ave, Mills)
  • Saturday, October 30
  • 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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