Archive for July 2016

The Gamble's Last Deal

The Gamble's Last Deal
Sunday night at Ravinia Festival Associates Kenny Rogers made his last concert appearance. For me it was a chance to take a step back, to my very first concert as I started out to be photographer.  It was 1985 and Sawyer Brown had just won Star Search and was opening for Kenny Rogers at Brookfield... Read more »

Chicago Open Air - Day 3 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 3 (Gallery)
CHICAGO OPEN AIR WRAPS ITS INAUGURAL WEEKEND WITH OVER 75,000 IN ATTENDANCE OVER THREE DAYS AT TOYOTA PARK JULY 15, 16 & 17 IN BRIDGEVIEW, IL   FEATURING RAMMSTEIN’S ONLY U.S. PERFORMANCE OF 2016 WITH SLIPKNOT, DISTURBED, KORN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, CHEVELLE, BREAKING BENJAMIN AND MORE   The first-ever Chicago Open Air brought more than 75,000 fans to Toyota... Read more »

Chicago Open Air - Day 2 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 2 (Gallery)
Chicago Open Air featured performances by more than 40 bands, including Rammstein (the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and first Chicago show since 2012), Chicago’s own Disturbed (who recently returned from a 4-year hiatus with their #1 album Immortalized), global rock juggernauts Slipknot, Chevelle, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Ministry, Breaking Benjamin, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, and many more. The festival will also include Gourmet Man Food featuring... Read more »
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Chicago Open Air - Day 1 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 1 (Gallery)
Chicago Open Air featured performances by more than 40 bands, including Rammstein (the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and first Chicago show since 2012), Chicago’s own Disturbed (who recently returned from a 4-year hiatus with their #1 album Immortalized), global rock juggernauts Slipknot, Chevelle, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Ministry, Breaking Benjamin, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, and many more. The festival will also include Gourmet Man Food featuring... Read more »

Chicago Open Air - Day 1 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 1 (Gallery)
Chicago Open Air featured performances by more than 40 bands, including Rammstein (the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and firstChicago show since 2012), Chicago’s own Disturbed (who recently returned from a 4-year hiatus with their #1 album Immortalized), global rock juggernauts Slipknot, Chevelle, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Ministry, Breaking Benjamin, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, and many more. The festival will also include Gourmet Man Food featuring local... Read more »

The Heart of Rock N' Roll was Beating in New Lenox

The Heart of Rock N' Roll was Beating in New Lenox
After 39 years in the business, Huey Lewis and The News can still put on a great show. They brought the Heart of Rock N’ Roll to the stage in New Lenox, IL Saturday night July 16th during the 8th Annual Triple Play concert series. With well over 5,000 people packing the New Lenox Village... Read more »
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Don Felder returns and rocks the Arcada Theatre.

Don Felder returns and rocks the Arcada Theatre.
On Thursday, July 14th, Don Felder returned to the historic Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, IL for a second year in a row after selling out last year’s show. Most of the set was Eagles songs, as befitted his 27 years as a full member of the group, along with three numbers from Felder’s solo... Read more »

Grammy Winner Michael McDonald performs in New Lenox

Grammy Winner Michael McDonald performs in New Lenox
During the 8th annual New Lenox Triple Play concert series on July 9th, The village presented five time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald. McDonald’s career has span more than forty years. He started singing with Steely Dan. He later joined The Doobie Brothers in 1976 and remained until 1982, after which he released the first... Read more »