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Swing over to Clyde for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Reverend Peyton at Ruin; Toby Mac, MercyMe at Coliseum; Pink Droyd at Sweetwater

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will be at The Clyde Theatre on Friday, Sept. 22.
Nick Braun

Nick Braun

Whatzup Features Writer

Published April 12, 2023

The Clyde have announced that the contemporary swing revival band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will visit the venue Friday, Sept. 22, and it will be a special one as the band celebrate their 30th anniversary. 

Since their formation in the early 1990s in Ventura, California, these zoot suiters have toured virtually nonstop, performing an average of more than 150 shows a year. 

The band’s horn-infused music and legendary high-energy shows are always treat, especially in the intimate settings of The Clyde. 

Along with adding Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to their schedule, The Clyde have also announced they will host Traffic co-founder and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dave Mason on Saturday, June 17, and one of Motown’s greatest vocal groups The Temptations on Saturday, July 29. 

Reserved seating tickets for all the shows go on sale Friday, April 14, at, over the phone at (800) 514-3849, or in person at The Clyde box office, all Wooden Nickel Music stores, and Sweetwater Sound.

Reverend Peyton coming to The Ruin

The Ruin has booked an exciting show as renowned country blues band Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band will visit the Main Street venueon Saturday, Aug. 5. 

Probably best known for their 2017 album The Front Porch Sessions, Reverend Peyton is a tour-heavy act with more than 10 albums under their belts. Hailing from Brown County, Indiana, the band is fronted by Reverend Josh Peyton, his spouse, Breezy Peyton, on the washboard, and Max Senteney on drums. 

Whether you have seen these cats on their previous Fort Wayne encounters or not, it’s American roots music at its finest and must be witnessed. Plus, let’s not forget that they have a song titled “Ft. Wayne Zoo.” 

Our own The Legendary Trainhoppers will open the show.

Tickets can be purchased via 

Christian music stars set for Coliseum

Get ready to experience the ultimate Christian music event of the year when Toby Mac and MercyMe stop at Memorial Coliseum on Friday, Nov. 17. 

With chart-topping hits, passionate lyrics, and a commitment to spreading God’s love through music, these performers will take the stage to perform fan favorites and deliver an uplifting experience that will leave you inspired. 

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 14, at noon via and in person at the ticket office at Memorial Coliseum. 

Pink Droyd returns to Sweetwater stage

Not long ago, folks were treated with an unforgettable concert experience when Pink Droyd paid homage to the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon at Embassy Theatre. It was aurally astounding and visually brilliant. 

If you were not one of the lucky ones that evening, or perhaps still itching for more, Pink Droyd have announced that they will again be at  Sweetwater Performance Pavilion season on Saturday, Sept. 30. 

Pink Floyd tunes outside on a Saturday night? Take my money now!

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 14, at 10 a.m. at and at Sweetwater Sound. 

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