With warmer weather, there are many entertainment options for Southlanders. One that offers free events is Main Street Nights, which will run on Wednesdays from June 12-Aug. 7. “The community supports it,” said Chuck Sabey, who has coordinated the outdoor summer entertainment series for four …
Here is a look at some crowd pleasers. Events include Driving the Dixie in several suburbs, Throttle Fest Chicago at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, and Pro Championship Wrestling’s Dream Night XII in Midlothian.
Here is a look at the summer festivals set for the Southland from May to September. Updates posted on 5/29 include the Starry Nights concert series presented by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That’s Billie Limacher’s motto, and it’s proven successful for 39 seasons of Concerts on the Hill.
The free concerts take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Bicentennial Park in Joliet.
Visitors are invited to bring chairs and blankets …
The 2013 summer concert season is a live music fan’s dream.
A ton of great gigs are on the way, and many of them will be at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park.
“It’s a busy summer and there’s just a …
Fans still drive by to check out the vacant, foreclosed house on S. Lake Park Ave. where the blues giant lived from 1954 to 1973. The city is working to order repairs on the landmark where contemporary American blues was born. “It is a great treasure now,” says City of Chicago Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson, “even as a ruin.”
Q87.7 Piqniq will be at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park in June. Find out more and watch videos by the reported acts on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
For what it’s worth, only a fortunate son could fight the power on the eve of destruction. No, you don’t have to be a Baby Boomer to know what that means. Music has long been a messenger of sentiment — giving issues such as racism, …
The Locked & Reloaded Tour featuring Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley with Brett Eldredge and the Cadillac III will be at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park in September. Find out more including when tickets go on sale on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
In announcing its 2014 season, Chicago Opera Theater continues to move in different directions from its recent past while building on its strong bond with its general director’s Southern California company. Duke Ellington’s “Queenie Pie,” inspired by the life of black entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker, will launch the season Feb. 15-23.
Farmers Insurance will present the Live and Loud Tour featuring Rascal Flatts with the Band Perry and Cassadee Pope from “The Voice” at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park in August. Find out more including when tickets go on sale on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Florida Georgia Line already had a chart-topping country hit with “Cruise” when rapper Nelly got hold of it and helped transform it into a crossover smash.
The two acts teamed to close the CMT Music Awards on June 5 with a pyro-filled …
Lil Wayne will bring his America’s Most Wanted Music Festival to First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park in August. Support acts include Tip “T.I.” Harris and 2 Chainz. Find out more including when tickets go on sale on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
NEW YORK — Before achieving back-to-back radio hits with “Give Your Heart a Break” and “Heart Attack,” Demi Lovato wondered why she had yet to find her breakthrough on the radio.
She knew she had a big voice, and had found success as a Disney …
Black Sabbath will be at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park in August. Find out more including when tickets go on sale on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
The girl group won “The X Factor” in England and begins its U.S. push with a tour and album release.