Archive for June 2015

Sold out “Weird Al” Yankovic Mandatory Fun concert rocks Chicago Theatre

Sold out “Weird Al” Yankovic Mandatory Fun concert rocks Chicago Theatre
Review by guest author Jessi Moen So this past Saturday June 27th, 2015, I was one of the people fortunate enough to get tickets to see the completely sold out “Weird Al” Yankovic Mandatory Fun concert at the Chicago Theatre. I must say, it was an amazingly fun show! Right off the bat Weird Al... Read more »

Soggy Start to Triple Play Concert Series in New Lenox

Soggy Start to Triple Play Concert Series in New Lenox
Saturday night we attend the first of the triple play concerts in New Lenox, IL featuring Kenny Loggins. This annual event has been a sell out for the past few years. Mayor Tim Baldermann has been booking headliners from the 70’s and 80’s to perform during the three months of summer. Past lineups have included... Read more »

Weishfest returns to Standard Bank Stadium

Weishfest returns to Standard Bank Stadium
What’s Weishfest?  WeishFest 2015 will be held on Saturday, July 18th at Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood, IL. WeishFest (pronounced “Wish” Fest) is an all-day music festival and the sole fundraiser held by, and for, The Andrew Weishar Foundation a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization. The Andrew Weishar Foundation was created to honor Andrew Weishar and his legacy of helping others... Read more »
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Live Nation Brings Country to Chicago

Live Nation Brings Country to Chicago
Chicago went country this past weekend. Live Nation brought the Windy City Lake Shake to the First Merit Pavilion at Northerly Island. The two stage festival was held the weekend of June 19-21, with over 30 country artists from local favorite Cheyenne Rose to top headliners Florida Georgia Line and Brad Paisley. “Being a native... Read more »

July Talk rocks out at Beat Kitchen in Chicago

July Talk rocks out at Beat Kitchen in Chicago
Review by Linda Taylor and Greg Peterson Canadian band July Talk brought their exciting and unique live show to Chicago’s Beat Kitchen Friday night (July 19th) and it was definitely one to remember! A huge crowd packed into the small venue already hot, sweaty and pumped from rocking out to opening bands The 92s and Purple... Read more »

An Evening of Laughter and Memories of Sinatra

An Evening of Laughter and Memories of Sinatra
Saturday afternoon we attended “An Evening of Laughter and Memories of Sinatra” in Munster IN. Hosting 3 sold out performance at the Theatre at the Center in Munster, IN. This performance by Tom Dreesen, was a mix of comedy and stories of how he went from a shoe shine boy in Harvey IL to opening... Read more »
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Brother's Keeper film debut review

Brother's Keeper film debut review
About The Film BROTHER’S KEEPER takes moviegoers on an incredible journey through rural Georgia in the 1950s: from Main Street to the State Penitentiary… from young love to a heinous crime of passion… from counterfeit justice to forgiveness forged through pain… from God’s mercy to the ultimate sacrifice. The first feature film from Desert Winds... Read more »