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‘Leslie Vernon’ Star Nathan Baesel Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

April 25th, 2020

Leslie Vernon himself, Nathan Baesel, will appear at Midwest Monster Fest Sept. 5-6 at East Moline’s Rust Belt! Baesel graduated from the Juilliard School of Drama. One of his best known roles is in the horror/comedy cult classic as the titular character; Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon. He has appeared in various national television spots and guest starred in The District and CBS’s Cold Case. He had a recurring role on ABC’s science fiction drama Shaun Cassidy’s Invasion, playing the one-armed deputy Lewis Sirk. As well as various roles in shows such as, C.S.I,... Read More

Thom Mathews Of ‘Friday The 13th’ Fame Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

April 25th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest is proud to announce Tommy Jarvis of Friday 6 and Freddy of Return of the Living Dead…. Thom Mathews will be appearing at the fest, Sept. 5-6 at The Rust Belt in East Moline! This Midwest Monster Fest, Thom Mathews appears alongside his costar, CJ Graham: Jason of Friday the 13th Part 6! as well as his costar, Linnea Quigley: Trash of Return of the Living Dead! Mathews began his acting career in the early 1980s. From 1982 to 1984, Mathews guest starred on a string of soap operas including Falcon Crest (1982; 1984), Dynasty (1983) and Paper Dolls (1984). His first major... Read More

Tamara Glynn Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

April 24th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Tamara Glynn to their Sept 5th-6th event! Glynn made her television debut in 1987 on the short-lived NBC musical, Rags to Riches. The following year, she guest-starred as Susan Fryman on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. Glynn first became associated with the horror genre when she guest-starred on an episode of Freddy’s Nightmares, the series based on the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. She appears as Laura in the episode “Love Stinks”, directed by John Lafia and co-starring Jeffrey Combs. She also appeared on the daytime soap opera... Read More

Rob Mello Added To Midwest Monster Fest Lineup

April 24th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Rob Mello to their Sept 5th-6th event at The Rust Belt in East Moline, Illinois! Rob Mello is an American actor best known for his role as John Tombs in the Blumhouse breakout film, Happy Death Day, which he’s reprised in Happy Death Day 2U. His first major role was as Ted Cole in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ “The Best of Me”(2014), and as Buford Granger in Badass 3 (Badasses on the bayou). He has since gone on to play in the Magnificent Seven 2016 (Antoine Fuqua), Heart, Baby! 2017 by Angela Shelton. Rob has worked... Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Bringing In Actor Chaney Morrow

April 24th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Chaney Morrow to their September 5th and 6th event at The Rust Belt in East Moline, Illinois! Chaney Morrow played Ghost in the 2019 film Haunt written and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (writers of A Quiet Place) and produced by Eli Roth. He also played a young farmer in the 2019 film Dark Waters that starred Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins and Bill Pullman. Chaney has 2 films coming out in 2020 Wrong Turn: The Foundation and On Location which both films also star Haunt actor Damian Maffei (Devil). Chaney has two children with fiance... Read More

Smashing Pumpkins Rust Belt Show Postponed

March 17th, 2020

The Rust Belt has postponed their upcoming Smashing Pumpkins concert, due to concerns about coronavirus and the governor’s mandate. The following statement was released on their facebook page today: In light of recent events with Governor Pritzker announcing a mandated ban on events over 1000 and a requested ban on events over 250 in order to quarantine Covid-19, along with the CDC and the WHO’s recommendations, we will be rescheduling the Smashing Pumpkins show at Rust Belt that is currently scheduled for April 29. We are working diligently with the band’s team to come up with... Read More

Rust Belt Postpones Upcoming Events Due To Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

In light of Illinois Governor Pritzker’s recommendation that all major events be canceled or postponed, (https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx…) The Rust Belt will be following the lead of many other major arenas, sports teams, and public events and postponing upcoming events to stop the spread of COVID-19. The venue announed, “We will communicate will all ticket holders for upcoming shows with instructions and information regarding rescheduled dates or refunds. “We apologize for this disruption in your plans, and we hope to return to business as usual soon. “For... Read More

Ginuwine, Juvenile, Chingy Back It Up To Rust Belt

March 10th, 2020

Daiquiri Factory and The Rust Belt presents the Back That Up tour, Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Rust Belt, 533 12th Ave., East Moline, IL. The tour features Ginuwine, Juvenile, Chingy, 10k, and special local guest, Random Tanner. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at Daiquiri Factory, Moline Co-Op Records, Dunn Brothers Coffee, Jennies Box Car, and online . Ginuwine released several multi-platinum and platinum-selling albums and singles, becoming one of R&B’s top artists. Juvenile is recognized as hip-hop royalty, and is one of the pioneers of hip-hop music... Read More

Back It Up To Rust Belt For Chingy, Ginuwine, Juvenile And More!

March 1st, 2020

Back it up, and into the Rust Belt! Daiquiri Factory and The Rust Belt are presenting the Back It Up Tour Featuring: Chingy, Ginuwine, Juvenile, with Special Guest Random Tanner (Local) & 10k at 7 p.m. Saturday March 21 at The Rust Belt, 533 12th Ave, East Moline. Advanced tickets start at $40. Tickets are available at Daiquiri Factory, Moline Co-Op Records, Dunn Brothers Coffee, Jennies Box Car, and online: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/ginuwine-juvenile-chingy-random-tanner-the-rust-belt-tickets/10201115 The show is sponsored by Daiquiri Factory, The Rust Belt, The Buzz Entertainment Group,... Read More

HellYeah, All That Remains, Butcher Babies, Saul and Deepfall Rip Into Rust Belt

February 18th, 2020

HELLYEAH: The Perseverance Tour Live will rip into The Rust Belt Friday April 24, 2020! The tour features All That Remains, Butcher Babies, SAUL, & DEEPFALL! Pre-Sale Starts Thursday, February 20, 10:00 AM Online with Pre-Sale Code – IROCK Limited amount of VIP available online and through HELLYEAH Fan Club! Tickets are available at Daiquiri Factory, Co-Op Records of Moline, Dunn Brothers Coffee, Dunn Brothers Coffee, Jennie’s Boxcar, and https://www.ticketweb.com/…/hellyeah-the-persevera…/10430805 For more information, see www.therustbeltqc.com.  Read More