DECATUR-- Decatur Celebration officials announced today that rock ‘n roll legends, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, will headline the Ameren, Bud Light, and Main Place Properties Show Stage on Sunday, August 3, 2014 (time to be announced).
“Joan Jett & the Blackhearts have always been on my dream list,” states Lori Sturgill, Producer/Director. “Exciting news like this is really hard to keep under wraps, so we are breaking from tradition to make this special early announcement.”
Jett and the Blackhearts have eight platinum and gold albums to their name as well as nine top-40 singles. The band perhaps reached their peak popularity in 1980 with ‘Bad Reputation’.
The Decatur Celebration will run from August 1st through the third this year. The remaining acts will be announced during a press conference on May 9th.