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Eagles tribute band Heartache Tonight performs in Jackson City Park

Members of Heartache Tonight, an Eagles tribute band, performed in the Jackson City park on Sept. 1. Photos by Jay Forness.

The Chicago-based Eagles tribute band Heartache Tonight performed to a large crowd in the Jackson City Park on Friday, Sept. 1.

River Radio and the City of Jackson Parks and Recreation department hosted the free concert at the Nick Leist Memorial Band Shell, which also featured an opening performance from Doug Rees and various food and drink vendors.

This was the second tribute concert in the park this summer, following the Celebrating Queen concert in July.

Members of the Heartache Tonight band performing at the Jackson City Park.

Keyboardist Chris Plasch and vocalist/drummer Chris “Bean” Weng perform as part of Heartache Tonight.

Vocalist/guitarist Tom Carey (left) perform as part of Heartache Tonight in the Jackson City Park.

Members of Heartache Tonight perform on Sept. 1 in Jackson.

A crowd came to Jackson City Park to kick off Labor Day weekend with a concert from Heartache Tonight.

Doug Rees performed as the opening act for Heartache Tonight during their Sept. 1 concert in Jackson.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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