Live Music: LoJo Russo

Live music continues on Saturday, with Lojo Russo on Main Street!

Who: Lojo Russo
Where: West Main Street/Brick Arch Winery
When: Saturday, 11:00-1:00pm

Lojo Russo has been making music along the Mississippi River for most of her life. She spent many years in Minnesota and now lives in the Quad Cities. The easy life of Iowa has had an influence on her music – where once she wrote dramatic and ethereal folk-rock ballads Russo now finds herself pursuing a more roots and Americana flavor.

Check out her website for more and follow her on Facebook!

Hoover-Ball Registration

Hoover-Ball is back! This year, the Youth Hoover-Ball tourney will be played on Saturday, August 7 on the Village Green from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Hoover-Ball National Championships for adults will still be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration for all ages is available now at There is no fee to enter the Youth Tournament, however space is limited to the first 10 complete teams to register in their divisions. Find the rules and all the division information at the website. Adults can save money by registering early, too!

Register for the 2021 Fire in the Hole Bags Tournament

Friday night… the 10th Annual Fire in the Hole Bags Double Elimination Tournament!

Online registration now open!

Friday, August 6, 2021, at 6 PM
Sponsored by the West Branch Fire Fighters

First Place: $100
Second Place: $60
Third Place: $40

$40 per team on or before July 31, 2021
$50 per team after July 31, 2021
(Includes 4 beverage tickets per team – beer, water, or pop)

Registration is NOW OPEN for the Fire in the Hole Bags Tournament! The limit is 32 teams, but up to that point WALK-INS are welcome (day-of entry is $50). All teams will need to check-in by 5:30 pm and the tournament starts at 6 pm. All entries include 4 drink tickets. There will be beverages, food, and live music.

Pre-registration is required online through Cheddar Up! If interested, please contact the organizers with your team name and contact information. PM through Cheddar Up, email, or call (915)227-1002.

Live Music at Hoover’s Hometown Days

Hoover’s Hometown Days is BACK for 2021 and we want you to know we’ve got some great live entertainment lined up! Music starts Friday night at the fire station with Tyler Richton and the High Bank Boys.

Who: Tyler Richton and the High Bank Boys
Where: Fire Station Beer Garden
When: Friday Night

Tyler Richton and the High Bank Boys are a band from central Iowa bringing real down-home country music to every show with youthful and lively performances. Combining a mix of iconic covers and original music with a classic country sound, they’ll be sure to get the party started right this year.

Check out their website for more and follow them on Facebook!