George Thorogood

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS are throwing a Rock Party for 2017, and you’re invited. The Sioux Empire Fair is excited to announce that GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS will take the Campbell’s Main Stage on Wednesday, August 9, FREE with paid fair admission!




In the early 1970s, George Thorogood began his career as a solo acoustic performer. He formed a band with his high school friend and they developed their own sound of Chicago blues and rock and roll. In 1977, they hit their major recording debut with the album George Thorogood & The Destroyers. One year later, they released their next album titled Move It On Over, which was followed by their early success with the folk label, Rounder Records.

In 1981, Thorogood gained exposure as a support act for The Rolling Stones on their U.S. tour. He also was featured as a guest on Saturday Night Live. In the early 1980s, George Thorogood signed with EMI America Record and released the song “Bad to the Bone”. The band includes George Thorogood, Jeff Simon, Billy Blough, Jim Suhler, and Buddy Leach and they are back on tour to play like they still have something to prove. For GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS, as well as for millions of fans old and new, the Rock Party starts now.


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