After the Monday announcement that rap icon Ice Cube will headline a show at SIU Arena next month, we couldn't help but daydream about the super-famous acts who have passed through Carbondale over the years.
Do you remember these shows? Who did you see at SIU who didn't make our list?
The King performed at SIU Carbondale in October 1976.
Sonny & Cher
They played the SIU Arena in February 1973.
Kanye West played here in November of 2005.
Aerosmith played in SIU Arena at least three times, in 1985, 1988 and 1998.
Beach Boys performed at SIU in April 1979.
Bob Dylan played in Carbondale in 1978 and in 1990.
June Carter and Johnny Cash
One of the most iconic country duos took the stage at SIU Arena on Oct. 22, 1971.
Elton John played played at SIU in 1980.
Controversial rocker Marilyn Manson played here with Nine Inch Nails on Nov. 5, 1994.
Garth Brooks sold out three shows in a row at the SIU Arena, on Oct. 3, 4 and 5, 1996.
The Grateful Dead
The Grateful Dead played at SIU in February 1979.
Jethro Tull took to the SIU Arena stage in 1972 and again in 1979.
Kenny Rogers played SIU in 1983.
KISS played SIU Carbondale several times, including in 1986, 1990 and 2000.
The Boss played SIU in 1978 and 1981.
The Police were here in February of 1984.
Tina Turner played SIU Arena in 1987.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Tom Petty took the SIU Arena stage in 1983 and again in 1990.