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Thursday September 12, 2013
Historic Wisconsin concert venue lives again.
A view of the dance floor at the Silver Dome Ballroom in Neillsville, Wis. The patented ceiling design was later used in the Houston Astrodome. Below, Alex “Crankshaft” Larson performed there.
STACY BENGS • Special to the Star Tribune
SILVER DOME BALLROOM
Concerts pop up sporadically at the historic venue, so plan ahead.
Sept. 20: Texas honky-tonk vet Wayne “The Train” Hancock with Erik Koskinen and Mother Banjo, 5 p.m., $15.
Sept. 29: Local swing bandleader Howie Sturtz with the Rhythm Playboys, 5 p.m., $10.
Oct. 26: Blues fest with Chicago’s Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials.
Where: On Hwy. 10, 5 miles west of Neillsville, Wis., 130 miles from St. Paul. From Interstate 94, take Exit 88 toward Osseo, go 26 miles east on Hwy. 10.
More info: Facebook.com/ SilverDomeBallroom.
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