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I wanted to throw tomatoes at the weatherman, after having heard it was going to only be in the 50-something degrees on a Chicagoland’s summer’s eve, for Ravinia’s Saturday performer, Melissa Etheridge. I pouted and pictured my mom and I continuing to go would make us feel as though we…
RAVINIA WEEK FIVE WILL FEATURE: MATCHBOX TWENTY AND GOO GOO DOLLS BERNSTEIN’S SONGFEST DAVID BYRNE AND ST. VINCENT RSMI ANNIVERSARY SARAH CHANG MATTHIAS GOERNE JUSTIN ROBERTS AND THE NOT READY FOR NAPTIME PLAYERS MATCHBOX TWENTY AND GOO GOO DOLLS Music legends and chart-toppers, Goo Goo Dolls and Matchbox Twenty will appear at Ravinia for the…
Monday, 10 June 2013 00:00

Sting Delivers the Goods at Ravinia

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  2013 Back to Bass Tour at Ravinia, IL - Sting and his musicians effortlessly delivered another satisfying performance of his stripped down “Back to Bass Tour”, playing his music spanning 25 years. Sting was joined by his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards) Peter Tickell…
Chicago Celebrates with over 500 Cities around the World 98.7WFMT Broadcasts throughout the Day CHICAGO (May 20, 2013) – Presented byRush Hour Concerts, Make Music Chicago, a completely free musical celebration across Chicago, returns for its third annual event taking place on the first day of summer, Friday, June 21.  Chicago joins more than…
Friday, 31 May 2013 20:14

Time for Ravinia!

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RAVINIA’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON OPENS WITH: DOUBLE BILLS OF DON MCLEAN AND JUDY COLLINS, INIDIGO GIRLS AND JOAN BAEZ TWO SOLD-OUT NIGHTS OF STING BENNETT GORDONG HALL $10 CLASSICS SERIES SEASON PREMIERE KO-THI DANCE COMPANY KICKS OFF KRAFT GREAT KIDS SERIES    DON MCLEAN AND JUDY COLLINS: Returning hit-makers Don McLean and Judy…
Thursday, 02 May 2013 17:38

Umphrey's McGee - (Super) UM Bowl IV

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Umphrey's McGee has always been a band that delivers a great show when the situation warrants it. They turn in their best performances on New Year's Eve, at the end of a long run in a city, at a late-night tent at a festival, and of course, when they throw…
Hard music antihero Marilyn Manson arrives in Chicago to perform at Congress Theater on Friday, July 5th. Tickets to the all-ages show go on sale Friday, April 26th at noon. Purchase here: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/260027?utm_medium=bks Marilyn Manson’s most recent full-length album Born Villain, his eighth overall, debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top…
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 19:33

The Sonic Palace 10th Anniversary Party

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  Chicago, IL—On Friday, May 3rd at Elbo Room (2871 N. Lincoln Ave.,  Chicago, IL 60657),Sonic Palace recording studio will celebrate 10 years of recording and promoting music. For one decade now, Matt Mercado (with the help of engineer Kyle Reese) has been producing up-and-coming rap and rock artists with…
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 18:44

Spotlight - Tom Jones

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There are few musical artists that have managed to stay in the mind of popular culture like Tom Jones. Some of this has to do with his timeless hits such as "She's a Lady". Other reasons that Tom Jones has managed to be so popular is that he constantly reinvents…
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