There is a reunion Friday night, that has Rockford ready to rock.

Photo - Chris Kelley
Photo -
Chris Kelley

The Tebala Event Center will be rocking Friday night as legendary local rockers, "Armed Vision" walks on stage again for a massive reunion concert.

Armed Vision was a Loves Park / Rockford, IL area band from 1979 through 1986. Founded in 1979 as 'The Numbers', by original band members:

  • Lance Porter
  • Jay Samp
  • Rex Scott
  • Rick Zillhart
  • Troy Lee

The Band changed its name to Armed Vision in 1981.

The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are available through Eventbrite. As the five original members of Rockford's "Armed Vision" tear the house down one last time. From the "Armed Vision" reunion Facebook Page:

"Armed Vision quickly rose to stateline stardom and hailed as one of the areas most popular rock bands. They were known for captivating an audience with a mini concert and giving a very energenic and hard rocking show. So if you lived through the 80's with it's great music and interesting fashion, you absolutely don't want to miss this night."

This has been a hot topic around here as phone calls, e-mails, and Facebook messages have been pouring in about Rockford's excitement for Friday night.

Here is a sneak peek at these local legends preparing for what will be a night to remember at The Tebala Event Center.


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