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BURNING HAIR DOESN’T STOP HAIRBALL’S “PAUL STANLEY” FROM PLAYING

Hairball guitarist and singer Bobby Jensen didn't let a little thing like having his head nearly consumed by flames stop him from rocking this weekend. As you can in the video below, a spark hits Jensen (who was performing in full Paul Stanley costume and makeup) just as the band starts playing "Detroit Rock City" by Kiss. The…

Tribute band to perform in Spencer on Friday, Feb. 22

Fans of the 1980s should get ready have some fun. Hairball is back. The 1980s tribute band will be returning to the Clay County Fair & Events Center to perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. The band is a popular one that plays hits from some of the biggest bands of the ’80s. But…

‘I would go see Hairball’: Band brings ’80s back

ENID, Okla. — Just how does one describe the Hairball experience? "It's like a rapid-fire Mount Rushmore of cool rock and roll," said the band's guitarist, Happy, on Monday. In its 19th year, Hairball provides concert-goers a trip back into the era of 1980s arena rock. The lights, sound and pyro offered by Hairball harken…

‘Expect surprises and miracles’

By Colin Van Westen, Staff Writer As the area rock tribute band, Hairball, prepares to return to the Clay County Fair and Events Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, the band has a simple message for its fans: "Expect surprises and miracles." "Sometimes, it comes down to a bottle of Jager and a…

Hairball to rock fairgrounds in ‘big’ way

By Craig Purcell craig.purcell@wcinet.com There was a time in many of our pasts when everything about rock-and-roll, from its characters and costumes to the on-stage productions and even bandmembers’ hair, were larger than life. Seasoned rockers who survived it the first time, as well as young fans new to the spectacle, can relive the spirit…

Hairball ROCKED Myth Live

Saturday evening was a night of big hair and spandex at Myth Live. Minnesota’s own Hairball had a chance to play to their home crowd. Myth Live was packed with Hairball family and friends/fans. I loved walking into the venue admiring all of the throwback hairstyles and apparel. I have waited a couple of years…

Hairball unleashes bombastic fury in Kansas City

A bone-chilling night in Kansas City brought more than 1,000 people to Harrahs' Voodoo Lounge for an unforgettable night of arena rock hits. Armed with an over-the-top production, the ultimate celebration of arena rock known as Hairball delivered an outstanding performance that has the sold-out crowd fist-pumping and singing nostalgically along with every lyric through…

BVC readies for Hairball

OTTUMWA — The community has seen some highs and lows throughout 2017 and into 2018 but good news comes in the form of returning crowd favorite, Hairball. The gods-of-rock tribute is an ever-evolving event and has been around for 18 years. Bassist, and part of the core three frontmen, Happy, had much to say. “It…

HAIRBALL – ARENA ROCK SPECTACLE COMES TO THE HENDERSON PAVILION SEPTEMBER 8!

SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 BY TAYLOR CARLSON On September 8, 2017, Hairball will play the Henderson Pavilion. The band promises that this will not be yet another “tribute band” show, but rather an “experience.” This will be my first time seeing the band in action, and this rock and roll fan is eager for what the festivities…