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EVERETT DEAN & THE LONESOME HEARTS

ROCKABILLY

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 • 6 PM-7:45 PM

Everett Dean started his music career by  winning his first music contest at the age of 12. Since then he has perfected his electrifying style of music. He and his backing group, The Lonesome Hearts, are one of the nation’s hottest bands.

Everett also serves as the focal point in the Musical Trilogy, The Killer, the King and Cash: A Tribute to the Music of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. He also fronts the solo Elvis Tribute show, Elvis: Remembering the King.

He was featured at the Icon Theater in Branson, Missouri in such shows as Jukebox Journey: A history of 50’s and 60’s rock n’ roll show as well as The Rockabilly Kings: A tribute to the Legends of rockabilly music.

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7TH HEAVEN

#1 FEST BAND

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 • 8:30 PM-10:30 PM

7th heaven is a Pop Rock band from the Chicagoland area. 7th heaven started in 1985 and is one of the biggest and busiest indie bands in the world. Having released over 800 original songs, 7th heaven is a band you must check out.

Also known for the famous “30 Songs in 30 Minutes” medley of songs from the 70’s and 80’s, 7th heaven has been an entertainment staple for 32 years. Playing over 250 shows a year, with an average of 100 outdoor events, 7th heaven has earned the right to say …

“We’ve seen a million faces and rocked them all!”

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JERSEY GIRLS

A TRIBUTE TO ALL DIVAS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 • 5:45 PM-6:30 PM

Three lovely ladies… three unique voices… three distinct singing styles come together as one! Often described as “pure class and talent”, there’s no surprise that the Jersey Girls are Midwest’s most popular and loved girl group.

This national touring act has performed in over 30 states and was featured at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, as well as on multiple TV shows and programs throughout the country.

Whether they sing your favorite Oldies-but-Goldies or the music of today the Jersey Girls will make your heart sing along. Once they step on the stage they easily become heart of every celebration and gathering. One thing is for sure , you won’t be able sit still for too long!

If you love beautiful vocal arrangements, three part harmonies, eye-catching costumes and fiery performances – this show is a MUST-SEE for you!

Sing, dance, and laugh with the Jersey Girls!

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GINGER ROAD

COUNTRY HITS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 • 7:00 PM-8:15 PM

After many years of success as a rock and R&B cover band under the name The Ginge, GINGER ROAD launched in November of 2013, and has since taken Chicago by storm!

Featuring the latest Country Music hits by the likes of Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, and Florida Georgia Line mixed with classic Country #1s from Big & Rich, Garth Brooks, Toby Keith and Johnny Cash, then throw in a dash of cross-over country rock from legends like The Allman Brothers, all played by highly skilled and energetic performers, and you’ve got the recipe for one heck of a rollicking good show!

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THE BUCKINGHAM’S

MEGA HITS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 • 9:00 PM-10:30 PM

7 National Chart Hits–15 Singles–8 Acclaimed Albums

The Music of The Buckinghams includes their #1 hit, Kind of a Drag; Don’t You Care; Lawdy Miss Claudy; Mercy, Mercy, Mercy; Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song; Susan; Back in Love Again; I’ve Got a Feeling; It’s a Beautiful Day; and more, atop the charts from 1966-1970.

Original founding members Carl Giammarese and Nick Fortuna continue to deliver a powerful replay of their hits and solid gold memories.

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MR. MYERS

CARIBBEAN ROCK

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 • 1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Mr. Myers plays “Caribbean Rock”- a mixture of reggae, soca/calypso, beach music, and their own originals. In the band’s 37 year history they have played thousands of shows ranging from clubs to festivals and park districts to corporate and private events.

The magic of Mr. Myers’ tropical sound comes from leader/founder Todd Donnelly’s steel drums and percussion. Their unique musical mix includes rock, jazz, latin and of course caribbean music . The band has an energetic upbeat sound that has thrilled audiences young and old.

Mr. Myers has played from St. Thomas to Las Vegas with many fun stops in between. For a musical trip to the islands you simply can’t beat the sunny sounds of Mr. Myers!

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RICK LINDY & THE WILD ONES

ELVIS, JOHNNY CASH, POP ROCK

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 • 3:15 PM-4:30 PM

Rick Lindy has a voice as big as Texas… Greg Nash plays tasty, prolific guitar licks, Bob Graf as the ‘magic touch’ on the Hofner  bass and Al Wagner never misses a beat on the drums and Gary “Sonic” Bloom tickles the ivories on the Piano in a style that Jerry Lee Lewis would apporve of!  This line up offers high energy that captivates audiences of all ages. Performing Rock and Roll hits of the 1950’s, 60’s  and 70’s as well as Surf,  Rock-a-billy, and original songs.

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SIMPLY ELTON

THE ELTON JOHN SHOW

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 • 5:15 PM-6:30 PM

Simply Elton is not just dressing up in a crazy costume and mimicking a pop icon. It is master musician Brian Harris bringing the music of Sir Elton John to life – a true concert experience of some of the greatest rock & roll music ever created. Energy, costuming, brilliant virtuoso playing and singing…..    it’s all there.

Whether a full band performance backed by stellar musicians or a tour-de-force solo engagement, Simply Elton gives audiences EVERYTHING they expect from an Elton John concert.

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ONE OF THE BOYZZ

ROADHOUSE ROCK

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 • 7:15 PM-8:30 PM

With the wind burnt collar of his leather jacket turned up against the night, his brown hair now giving way to a more distinguished silver tone, his faded blue jeans comfortably fit, Dan Buck’s rough-hewn exterior recalls that of the neighborhood rebel in 1978.

Having been signed to Epic Records nearly 40 years ago in The Boyzz – releasing the hit: “ Too Wild To Tame” (The Boyzz – 1978), Dan Buck is back as “One of the Boyzz” in his tight six-piece “Roadhouse-style” band:. One Of The Boyzz – The band features Buddy Wiegelman on guitar, Joe Gagliardo on bass, Jimmi Perrino on keyboards and organ, Scot Kelly on drums, and EZ Dave Haines on Sax and harmonica. They have been ripping up festivals, concerts and clubs throughout the region (in their former name Cool Rockin’ Daddies).

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THE LOUNGE PUPPETS

TRIBUTE TO 80’S HAIR BANDS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 • 9:15 PM-10:45 PM

The Lounge Puppets are quite simply put one of the best cover bands out there!  For over 15 years they have been igniting crowds with an electrifying live performance that rivals the very artists they are covering! They have been one of the very few bands that have maintained such a large and loyal following for so long and they show no signs of slowing down as they pick up new fans every show!  

They frequent all of the top clubs and festivals So if you’re into ‘80s Hairbands and Arena Rock get yourself out to one of their next shows and see for yourself!

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OCEAN’S RAT PACK

FRANK SINATRA, DEAN MARTIN, & SAMMY DAVIS JR.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Tony Ocean has made numerous appearances on television and radio in the Chicago markets, and has been performing through-out the U.S. at hundreds of venues annually.

They were the coolest cats of all time…Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, better known as The Rat Pack! They ruled Las Vegas and Hollywood during the 1950’s-1960’s. This concert is a tribute to their achievements as a group and as individual monster entertainers. You won’t believe your eyes and ears as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. come to life in this nostalgic reunion concert.

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R-GANG

R&B DANCE BAND

SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 • 3:15 PM-4:45 PM

R-Gang is considered one of the best R&B dance bands in the Chicago area. Specializing in R&B, funk & soul from the Motown era into the 21st Century, R-Gang is comprised of the most highly respected members of Chicagoland’s musical community, with backgrounds as diverse as the band members.

From playing with national acts like Survivor or Mavis Staples, to writing and recording for groups like Doobie Brothers or Buddy Guy, to performing as on-field band for the Chicago Bears and pre-game entertainment for the Chicago Bulls, the musicians in R-Gang hold years of experience. You can rest assured you’ll get high-quality, professional musicianship to make your event a smashing success.

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HILLBILLY ROCKSTARZ

MODERN COUNTRY

SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 • 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Hillbilly Rockstarz are Chicago’s very own country super group, specializing in covering the latest hits in country music, along with many of your classic favorites, The band is always true to the original recording, so they always gotcha covered. Each member of the band shares one thing in common, the desire to perform an entertaining and fun show, full of radio friendly country music, Their show always promote’s a good time.

Country Music fans love the connection the hillbillyz have with their audience and their connection is second to none. A Good time’s show is what they guarantee and they deliver.

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TOO HYPE CREW

OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP

SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 • 7:45 PM-9:30 PM

There is simply no band anywhere like the Too Hype Crew. It is a tribute to 80’s and 90’s hip hop, featuring all live music from a six piece band, accompanied by choreographed “Fly Girl” dancers. It’s a party band – it’s a show – it’s art – it’s a house party on stage – all packaged in an unprecedented way.

This high energy, interactive show features the sites, the sounds, the moves, the fashion and antics of hip hop’s most colorful era. THC has opened for Nelly, Lil Jon, Flo Rida, Vanilla Ice, Jason Derulo, Big Sean, Naughty by Nature, Tone Loc, Digital Underground and many more.