Over The Rainbow drag show tomorrow night in Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO — Molly’s Pint Brewpub in Murphysboro will host the “Over the Rainbow” drag show tomorrow night. From the Facebook event:
Molly’s Pint is going to be FABULOUS once again with some of the best drag performing entertainers in the Midwest! **This is a ticketed event! To guarantee your entry, you MUST have a pre-purchased ticket in hand! More details below!**

Hosted by and performing:
Southern IL Pride King, Faim Lee Jewls

Joining the cast on this night are some local favorites:
Southern Il Pride Queen, Blanche Dubois
The blonde bombshell, Jodie Santana

All of the way from Cape Girardeau, MO:
The fabulous, Trinity St.

AP: Gov. office didn’t know about Confederate Railroad booking for two months

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office didn’t know that Confederate Railroad had been booked for the DuQuoin State Fair until the media asked about it, according to emails obtained by the Associated Press. The country music band’s booking was cancelled because its use of Confederate imagery. A boycott movement against the fair quickly followed. The AP reported that the governor’s office cancelled the booking within 24 hours of finding out about the booking, two months after the fact. From the Associated Press:

Pritzker’s Agriculture Department scratched Confederate Railroad’s Aug.

Royal Flight Drag Show coming to Carbondale in August

CARBONDALE — Hanger 9 in Carbondale will be hosing the Royal Flight Drag Show on Saturday, Aug. 10. From the Facebook event:
The Royal Family of Carbondale is back!! — Join the king and queens for a wild night of dancing and drag! Hosted by the blonde bombshell Jodie Santana and the legend of Carbondale, Blanche DuBois!