More Videos

Edwardsville student creates winning app 3:05

Edwardsville student creates winning app

Teen dies in crash on Illinois 161 1:27

Teen dies in crash on Illinois 161

Fatal crash closes Illinois 161 0:10

Fatal crash closes Illinois 161

Baby suffocates sharing grimy mattress with family 8:05

Baby suffocates sharing grimy mattress with family

Two killed in overnight house fire in Granite City 0:34

Two killed in overnight house fire in Granite City

One hospitalized after single car crash in Belleville 0:55

One hospitalized after single car crash in Belleville

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School 3:04

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 2 2:25

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 2

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 1 2:13

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 1

Semi, 9 other vehicles involved in I-55 collision with serious injuries 1:30

Semi, 9 other vehicles involved in I-55 collision with serious injuries

  • You're never too young to rock out to the classics

    Ava Hoagland talks about her classic rock band OOPA while they play their opener, The Beatles' "Back in the U.S.S.R." OOPA — Oliver, 13, and Owen, 10, Renneker, Peyton Long, 9, and Ava Hoagland, 10 — performs covers of The Beatles, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and Nirvana. "A lot of people like pop stuff, but we wanted to do rock stuff," Ava said.

Ava Hoagland talks about her classic rock band OOPA while they play their opener, The Beatles' "Back in the U.S.S.R." OOPA — Oliver, 13, and Owen, 10, Renneker, Peyton Long, 9, and Ava Hoagland, 10 — performs covers of The Beatles, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and Nirvana. "A lot of people like pop stuff, but we wanted to do rock stuff," Ava said. dholtmann@bnd.com
Ava Hoagland talks about her classic rock band OOPA while they play their opener, The Beatles' "Back in the U.S.S.R." OOPA — Oliver, 13, and Owen, 10, Renneker, Peyton Long, 9, and Ava Hoagland, 10 — performs covers of The Beatles, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and Nirvana. "A lot of people like pop stuff, but we wanted to do rock stuff," Ava said. dholtmann@bnd.com

Forget pop, these kids like to belt out classic rock — and get paid for it

February 01, 2017 09:00 AM

UPDATED February 01, 2017 11:33 AM

More Videos

Edwardsville student creates winning app 3:05

Edwardsville student creates winning app

Teen dies in crash on Illinois 161 1:27

Teen dies in crash on Illinois 161

Fatal crash closes Illinois 161 0:10

Fatal crash closes Illinois 161

Baby suffocates sharing grimy mattress with family 8:05

Baby suffocates sharing grimy mattress with family

Two killed in overnight house fire in Granite City 0:34

Two killed in overnight house fire in Granite City

One hospitalized after single car crash in Belleville 0:55

One hospitalized after single car crash in Belleville

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School 3:04

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 2 2:25

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 2

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 1 2:13

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer 1

Semi, 9 other vehicles involved in I-55 collision with serious injuries 1:30

Semi, 9 other vehicles involved in I-55 collision with serious injuries

  • Edwardsville student creates winning app

    EHS junior Adam Walters created the app "Pixel Skies" and was one of the Illinois winners in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge.