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 Triple play concert series: Round Three Collective Soul

 Triple play concert series: Round Three Collective Soul
Story By: Amanda McMahon The Gin Blossoms were one of the first bands to ever perform at the Triple Play Concert Series that started nine years ago in New Lenox, Illinois. This annual concert is held at the New Lenox Commons, which has plenty of green grass to accommodate the crowd during the string of... Read more »

The BoDeans perform in New Lenox during annual Triple Play series

The BoDeans perform in New Lenox during annual Triple Play series
Story by: Nicole Abdessalam New Lenox, IL–”It’s always a fun event. You don’t have to drive downtown and pay to park.” That’s a big perk according to New Lenox resident Vito Caponigro. He’s attended every Triple Play since its inception in 2009. He says his favorite band he’s seen to-date is Lynyrd Skynyrd. It’s the... Read more »

Richard Marx Kicks off Summer Triple Play Series.

Richard Marx Kicks off Summer Triple Play Series.
June 17th was the beginning of the 9th annual New Lenox Triple Play concert series. This year the Village has added a bonus concert to the end of the series. The Triple Play +1, concerts are June 17th. Richard Marx, July 22nd. BoDeans, August 5th. Collective Soul, and the bonus concert September 2nd Barenaked Ladies.... Read more »
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Summer ending performance by Chicago

Summer ending performance by Chicago
The annual triple play concert series in New Lenox, IL ended the summer on a high note. Chicago the band performed the final show for New Lenox to a near capacity crowd. Fans sang and danced with their favorite hits spanning nearly 50 years. Photos and copyright by Matthew Medlen Photography

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 »

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 »
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American Idol finalist Daughtry rocks New Lenox

American Idol finalist Daughtry rocks New Lenox
On Saturday June 18 the band Daughtry performed in New Lenox during the village annual Triple Play concert series. Chris Daughtry, the band namesake was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. They rocked out the near capacity crowd. We hope you enjoy the photo gallery.

Blues legend Buddy Guy brings blues to New Lenox

Blues legend Buddy Guy brings blues to New Lenox
To kick off the 8th Annual Triple Play concert series in the village of New Lenox. Mayor Baldermann and the Village brought in the seven time Grammy winner Buddy Guy to kick things off last Saturday night. Inspite of the early summer temps, this didn’t stop Buddy Guy from bringing it to his near capacity... Read more »

Lynyrd Skynyrd perform sold-out show in New Lenox

Lynyrd Skynyrd perform sold-out show in New Lenox
Saturday evening in New Lenox we attended the final concert of the 7th Annual Triple play series. Closing out this year was hall of fame rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd. What a great band to end the summer with. Skynyrd brought out a large number of fans for this sold out performance. The weather was perfect and... Read more »
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Country in the Commons returns to New Lenox

Country in the Commons returns to New Lenox
Joe Nichols brought about 2,500 country music fans out Sunday evening to the first of two Country in the Commons concerts in New Lenox. The hot, humid August 16 show featured headliner Nichols with opening acts, Stephen Neal, of Shorewood, and Aussie Morgan Evans. I missed Neal’s performance, but caught most of Evans’ show, which... Read more »