Are you ready for Cheyenne Frontier Days? Each year one of the highlights of the last full week in July is the live acts playing at the 'Daddy of 'em All.'

Friday night, July 19, Styx and Journey will open the Night Shows at Frontier Park. The San Francisco bay area band returns with lead singer Arnel Pineda, guitarist Neal Shon, bassist Ross Valory , keyboardist Jonathan Cain and drummer Deen Castrovo. Tickets are still available at the Frontier Park ticket office. Don't forget the free Oasis stage just west of the front gate providing a wide variety of musicians.Also on Friday, July 19, The Midtown Tavern begins their week of live entertainment with the local band BeatGrass playing at 8 p.m. The construction cones are gone around 1303 East Pershing so there's easy access to the venue also known as Anderson's Other Corner. The bluegrass band will be stopping by the KING studio for a preview of their free show.

In the Poudre Canyon, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers hit the Mishawaka Amphitheatre on Friday, July 19, doors open at 6 p.m., the next night he'll be part of the 9th annual Targhee Fest in Alta, Wyoming.

In downtown Cheyenne, Second Opinion entertains at The Drunken Skunk on Capitol Avenue, Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20. The local band will also play a lunchtime gig at Suite 1901, at Central Avenue and 19th Street, after the CFD parades on Saturday and Thursday.

Fridays on the Plaza presents Retro on July 19 from 5:30 until 8 p.m. performing a free show at the Depot Plaza.

John Paul Hodge plays Sanford's Pub and Grub, 115 East 17th Street starting at 7 p.m. with no cover on Friday, July 19.

At the American Legion Post 6 at 2001 East Lincolnway, Crossroads plays 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 19 with no cover charge. Dinner is served 5:30 to 7 p.m.

On Dell Range, Scott Rupe will be performing at Steamboat's Steak & Smoke House beginning at 7 p.m. And there's no charge.

At bars all around Cheyenne, live entertainment will be offered. Get out and take advantage of the wealth of musicians you can hear during the 'Daddy of 'em All.'