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Concert in the Park, Arlington Party In The Park, Arlington Park Race Track, Arlington Heights,
Fri 8/30/02 3-7p Tumbleweed:,

Concert in the Park, Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, 630-226-8415, 630-226-8400,,, E-mail:,
Fri 8/30/02
Sat 8/31/02
8p Village Friday Concert Series Jimy Rogers and THE MAUDS:,
8p Village Saturday Concert Series YESTERDAY:, Beatles Tribute Band

Fest, Sunset Park, Miller & Albrecht Rds, Lake In The Hills,,
Fri 8/30/02 8:30-10p Video Stars:,
Your sweet tooth won't want to miss the festivities on Friday, August 30th. The Village's 50th Birthday will be celebrated in grand style- with a 50 ft. Birthday Cake provided by Dominick's Finer Foods in Lake in the Hills.
Sat 8/31/02 9-10:30p American English:,
??p The Blooze Brothers:,
Sun 9/01/02 World Class Noise,

Fest, Harvest, Church & Maple, Hanover Park, Pk Dist: 630-837-2468 VH Hot L.: 372-4200 X127,,
Fri 8/30/02 7-8:30p Planet Strange (opening act)
9-10:30p The Outfield
Sat 8/31/02 7-8:30p Jonasay (opening act)
Sun 9/01/02 7-8:30p Infinity:, (opening act)
Blue Oyster Cult

Fest, Taste of Melrose Park, Civic Center, 1000 N 25th Ave (N of Lake St), Melrose Park, 708-450-0555,, All dishes are $2 or less, Free parking will be available along Lake St and in two lots at 25th Ave and Lake. Businesses on 25th will also make their lots available for Taste-goers.
Fri 8/30/02-Sun 9/01/02 8:30p R-Gang:,
Sun 9/01/02 Sunday’s festivities will begin at 4 with the Pipes and Drums of the Emerald Society, the Chicago Fire and Police departments bagpipe corps. At 4:30, the group will march behind a color guard and a State Police horse in tribute to the victims of Sept. 11
(Record Exec's @ show) Kalii Sue Palmer:, (Country Pop/Rock)
9:30p fireworks.gif Fireworks Display

Fest, Keepawtaw Days, Metra Lot - Main Street & New Ave (Downtown, Underneath Lemont St. Bridge), Lemont, 630-415-2515,
Festival (Friday, 8/30 through Monday, 9/2), Parade (1p on September 2nd),
8/30: 6-11 p, 8/31, 9/1 & 9/2: 12N-11p, Sponsored by Lemont Jaycees 630-257-2423,
Sat 8/31/02 8p Infinity:,
Sun 9/01/02 Fabulous Janes:,
9-11:30 Video Stars:,
Mon 9/2/02 FLASHNEW.gifFLASHNEW.gif6:30-8:30p The Cryan' Shames:,

Fest, Summerset Celebration, North Park,13th & Church, Gibson City, 217-784-4020,, August 31 - September 1
Sat 8/31/02 8:30-11:30p (Beer Tent) The StingRays:,

Fest, Family Play Days, Armstrong Park, 391 Illini Ave (Hiawatha (Fullerton) E Of Gary), Carrol Stream, 630-260-7855,
Click here for, Map,
Friday: 6-10p, Saturday & Sunday: 2-10p, Admission is free!
Fri 8/30/02 6-9p (basketball court) DJ - Teen Dance
8:30-10:p (main stage) Only Sons:,
Sat 08/31/02 6-9p (basketball court) DJ - Teen Dance
6:30-8p (main stage) The Juke Box Band,, (Rock) (The Associates:,)
8:30-10p (main stage) The Buckinghams:,
Sun 9/01/02 6-9p (basketball court) DJ - Teen Dance
(main stage) Cadillac Dave and the Chicago Red Hots (Rockin’ Blues)
8:30-10p (main stage) The Sensational Salami Brothers
9:15p fireworks.gif Fireworks Display

Fest, Buffalo Grove Days, Lake-Cook Rd & Raupp Blvd, Buffalo Grove,,,
(Thanks Allan for the Schedule link - DZM)
Fri 8/30/02 5:30-7p (Beer Tent) The Jammin' Daddies
(Teen Stage) Club Dance Party with Mobile Music
7-8:30p (Main Stage) Ronnie Rice:,
9-10:30p (Main Stage) The New Colony Six:,
(Beer Tent) S&R Entertainment presents KAROAKE
Sat 8/31/02 12:30-1:30p (Beer Tent) Andy Brand
(Arts & Crafts Area) Barefoot Hawaiians
2-3:30p (Beer Tent) Cirrus Falcon
3:30-4:30p (Main Stage) Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band
(Beer Tent) Chicago Rovers
(Beer Tent) Whitey O'Day
(Teen Stage) Liquid Moon
7- 8:30p (Main Stage) BBI:,
(Teen Stage) Dance Party, A to Z Entertainment
9-10:30p (Main Stage) Gary Puckett:,
10:30p-12M (Beer Tent) J.B. Ritchie
Sun 9/01/02 1p BERNARD DRIVE - Buffalo Grove Days Parade
(Main Stage) Marcia's Dance Studio
(Beer Tent) Salt & Silver
(Arts & Crafts Area) A to Z Entertainment (deejay)
3-4p (Main Stage) Lindsey Markel:, (Great Lady with a Great Pop Voice)
3:45-5p (Beer Tent) Route 66 (Great Ladys 50/60's AC Rock)
(Main Stage) Buffalo Grove Singers Encore!
(Beer Tent) Bobology:,
(Main Stage) Suburban Funk
7:45-9:15p (Main Stage) The Blooze Brothers:,
9:20p fireworks.gif Fireworks Display
10-11:30p (Beer Tent) S&R Entertainment presents KAROAKE
Mon 9/2/02 1-5p Family & Kids Entertainment

Fest, 32nd Schaumburg Septemberfest, Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center, Schaumburg Rd,
(nr Summit, Betwn Plum Grove & Roselle Rd.), Schaumburg, 847-923-3636,
Click here for, or SEPTEMBERFEST.ORG,,,
Sat 10a-10p, Sun 9a-10p, Mon 9a-9p,
Fri 8/30/02 5:30p Kick-Off Party Schaumburg Marriott - 50 N. Martingale Rd., Schaumburg
Admission is free and the public is invited Sponsored by the Schaumburg Marriott
Dance in the Marriott’s lakeside tents to celebrate the official beginning of Septemberfest 2002.
The hotel will provide food in return for
coupons available in the Septemberfest program which is included in the August issue of the Cracker Barrel which will be mailed to all Schaumburg residents. Additional food will be available for a small charge.
Food will be served until 7:30 All beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be offered at reduced prices until 7:30
Village President Al Larson, members of the Village Board, the Septemberfest Committee, as well as Miss Septemberfest and her Court will be on-hand to meet with guests.
(This is a Cool Garden Party, That ends at Dusk about 8:30p - DZM)
Sat 8/31/02 10a-5p (Arts & Crafts Area) Pat Surface (Folk Guitar with Interpretive Sign)
(Dining Tent) Jose Valdes and the Mambo All Stars
(Local Stage) United States Navy Band Great Lakes Jazz Ensemble
6p Bill Quateman with Megon McDonough
8:30p Night Ranger
10p fireworks.gif
Fireworks Display
Sun 9/01/02 9a-5p (Arts & Crafts Area) Pat Surface (Folk Guitar with Interpretive Sign)
2-4p (Dining Tent) Mueller Group (Jazz)
5:30-6:30p (Local Stage) Shotgun Blues Band
5:15p & 6:30p
(Main Stage) Sister Envy:,
8:30p (Main Stage) Mary Wilson of the Supremes
10p fireworks.gif Fireworks Sky Concert
Mon 9/2/02 Not-for-Profit Day - Food & beverages, from 9 a.m. to 9
Sponsored by Alexian Brothers Hospital Network
Donate a non-perishable food item to the novelty vendor stand and receive a free balloon. All food will be donated to the Schaumburg Food Pantry.
(Arts & Crafts Area) Pat Surface (Folk Guitar with Interpretive Sign)
Parade, Moves South to North on Summit Dr from Wise Rd to Stockport Ln (Sponsored by Woodfield Ford)
(Dining Tent) Route 66 (Female a cappella quartet)
(Local Stage) New Invaders:, (British 60’s Rock)
5 & 6p
(Main Stage) Katy Lied
(Main Stage) Lonnie Brooks:,
9p fireworks.gif Fireworks Display

Fest, Last Fling, Main St & Jackson Ave along the Riverwalk, Downtown Naperville,
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Travel south on Naperville Road (past Ogden Avenue and then Plank Road)
Turn right (west) on Chicago/Maple Avenue
Follow Chicago Avenue into downtown Naperville
Parking: City Parking Garage on your right just before Washington St
Dates and Times of The Last Fling
Fri 5-11p, Sat 10a-11p, Sun 10a-11p, Mon 10a-6p,
Pre-Purchase Tickets Friday & Saturday for $5.
Tickets purchased Sunday are $
Fri 8/30/02 Free Fridays-all shows free!
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Duke Tumatoe and the power trio
(Main Stage) Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel
8p (Main Stage) David Crosby (The Byrds, Crosby Stills & Nash)
Sat 8/31/02 2p (Jackson Street Cabaret) Spoke Norton
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Hoss
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Bert Cattoni
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Kimi Hayes Band, (Fabulous Janes:,)
(Main Stage) Anne Harris
(Main Stage) Angelique Kidjo
(Main Stage) Blues Traveler
Sun 9/01/02 Tickets purchased Sunday are $10.
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Cirrus Falcon
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Mike Heaton
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Insomnia
8-10p (Jackson Street Cabaret) Hi Infidelity:, (classic rock)
(Main Stage) The New World Disorder Tour featuring: Sponge, Seven Mary Three, Spin Doctors, Gin Blossoms,
Mon 9/2/02 All shows free
(Main Stage) Marty Lloyd Band
(Main Stage) Sonia Dada
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Loose Screws
(Jackson Street Cabaret) Mr. Myers

Fest, 3rd Annual Clam Bake, Kief's Reef, Burtons Bridge,
Sun 9/01/02 2-6p Pirates Over 40:, (Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band)

Concert in the Park, Templeton's Point Marina, 112 Lakeview, Fox Lake, 847-587-2622,
(Outside, on the deck, lakeside)
Sun 9/01/02 &
Mon 9/2/02
??p Tumbleweed:,

Fest, Old Times Picnic (1 Day Event), 15601 S Central, Oak Forest,
Fest includes rides/ponies/games for smaller children; food, beverages, beer sold by community groups; and a split the pot raffle.
Directions: From the north or south on, I-294 go west on 159th Street. Pass Cicero, Laramie and get to Central. Turn right on Central and go down four or five street to park district. Parking is available on the district lot and across the street at the Acorn Public Library.
Sun 9/01/02 12:30-2p The Bert Cattoni Band (pop country) - Bert is the Illinois Country Entertainer of the Year.
2:30-4p Flap Jacks (60's, 70s, 80s rock and roll) a growing sensation in the Chicago area.
4:45-6:15p The Cryan' Shames:,

Concert in the Park, Community Amphitheater, 262 E. Palatine Rd, (Nr Northwest Hwy), Palatine, 847-991-0333,
Click here for, Map,
Mon 9/2/02 12N Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band:,

Fest, River, Downtown, Yorkville,
Sun 9/01/02 7p Deluxury:,

Fest, Du Quoin Fair, Du Quoin,
Sun 9/01/02 ??p Bobby Vee:, The Vees:,
w/ Tommy Roe, Brian Hyland, Johnny Preston, Shirley Alston Reeves

Fest, The Frankfort Fall, 4 blk area surrounding Kansas St, Frankfort, 877-469-3356,
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, August 30 & 31, September l & 2
Thu 8/29/02 ExSpence Account Showband,
and Special Guests!
(a rare non-Elvis show)
(Backs "Elvis" Rick Saucedo:,)
Fri 8/30/02 Five Guys Named Moe:,
Sat 8/31/02 12N-3p Bert Cattoni Duo
Sun 9/01/02 2:30-5:30p Prairieland Dixie Band
Mon 9/2/02 12N-3p Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band, (Trio)

Fest, Cheese, Progress & Vine St, Arthur (near Champaign), 217-259-3986, Map,
Sat 8/31/02 6-9p New Invaders:,

Concert in the Park, The 4W Group CILCO Summer Serenade, Lakeview Museum, 1125 W. Lake Ave, Peoria, 309-693-4366,
Sun 9/01/02 2-3:30p, 7-8:30p American English:,

Fest, On The Waterfront, Rockford,, (Thanks Jeffrey for the link - DZM), Map,
Thu 8/29/02 ??p Off Broadway:,
Mon 9/2/02 ??p The New Colony Six:,
8p The Blooze Brothers:,

Fest, Taste of Polonia, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave & Milwaukee (W of x84 of Kennedy Exp), Chicago, 773-777-8898,
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Sat 8/31/02 12N-2:30p (Varity Stage) Polka, 2-2:30p Open Ceremony,
2:45-4:45p (Varity Stage) World Class Noise:,
(Varity Stage) Polish, Europop, DJ Seba (Europop)
(Midway Stage) Dixie Kings (Jazz), Latin,
5-7p (Midway Stage) "Elvis" Rick Saucedo:,
7:30-10p Dowtown Sound (Varity)
Sun 9/01/02 12N-10p Polka, Euro Varity (All Stages)
Mon 9/2/02 12N-10p Polka, Euro Varity (All Other Stages)
(Varity Stage) WanderBand (rock), 2-4p Gypsy Drivers, 4-6p Swing Billy (Blues, Rockabilly)
6:30-9p (Varity Stage) American English:,

Concert in the Park, Music At The Gazebo, Riverfront Park Gazebo, 8600 W Grand Ave (1 blk E of River Rd on S side of Grand Ave at Ditka Dr), River Grove, 708-453-8000,,
Wed 9/4/02 7:30p Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band:,

American English:,
Wed 9/4/02 7:15p The 4W Group presents a CILCO Summer Serenade, Washington St. Downtown between 5th & 6th, next to the Old Capitol, Springfield, 309-693-4366,

Concert in the Park, Arlington Race Track, 220 W. Euclid, Arlington Heights,,
Fri 9/6/02 3-7p British Export:, W/ Breakfast With The Beatles Host Teri Hemmert,,

Concert in the Park, Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, 630-226-8415, 630-226-8400,,, E-mail:,
Fri 9/6/02 7p (Record Exec's @ show) Kalii Sue Palmer:, (Country Pop/Rock)
(One Awesome Young Lady that can sing + One Awesome Band that can Kick-It = Many Great Shows - DZM)

Fest, Main Street Guitar, Washburn International Guitars, Courtland & Seymour, Mundelein,
Click here for,
Printable poster for the event:,
Friday, September 6, 2002: 5 PM until 11 PM (21 and older), $10 in adv/ $15 at gate,
Saturday, September 7, 2002: 12 Noon until 11 PM, $10 all day, 10 & under Free, All ages.
Tickets also available at Mundelein: Ace Hardware, Great Lake Music, Harris Bank, LaSalle Bank, Rogan's Shoes
Mundelein MainStreet Office: 847-970-9235, Email:,
Fri 9/6/02 George Clinton and the P Funk All Stars w/ The Guitar Army
Sat 9/7/02 12N Full Chamber, 1:30p House of Blues Traveling Schoolhouse, 3p Tuck Pance
4:30-5:45p Big Guitars From Memphis:, (Rockin Country),
6p Carlos Johnson, 7p Eric Sardinas, 8:30p Larry Mc Cray, 10p All-Star Blues Jam

Fest, Sandwich Fair, Sandwich Fiargrounds, Sandwich, 815-786-2389,
(W of
E Sandwich Rd & Pratt Rd, S of Rt 30),, Wed-Sun, $5 w/Parking,
Fri 9/6/02 7-10:30p (Ag land Stage) Deluxury:,

Fest, Fall On The Green, 95th & Cook, OakLawn, 708-636-4400, Fri-Sun,
Fri 9/6/02 8-9:30p American English:,
9:30p BBI:,
Sat 9/7/02 6p Five Guys Named Moe:,
Big Guitars From Memphis:, (Rockin Country),
??p The New Colony Six:,

Fest, Community Park, Plainfield & Clarendon Hills Rds., Darien, 630-655-6400,
630-852-5000 ext. 2, CoC 630-968-0004,
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Fri 9/6/02 6:30-8p Scramble:,
(The Cryan' Shames:,)
8:30-10:30p Fabulous Janes:,
Sat 9/7/02 2- 3p Finneus
4:30- 6p Frank Paul Band
6:30-8:15p Infinity:,
9-10:30p Rare Earth
Sun 9/8/02 1:30-3:30p Blues Brudders
4:15-6:15p Mr. Myers
7-9p Thunder Road

Fest, Fest, 35th Good Old Days, Winfield House, 27W461 Chicago Ave, Winfield,
630-682-3712,, Thu-Sun,
Fri 9/6/02 8-11p (Lions Beer Garden - Winfield Rd. & Chicago Ave) Tom Carey Band:,
9p-1:30a DJ plays music favorites in Winfield House Restaurant
Sat 9/7/02 2-4p (Lions Beer Garden - Winfield Rd. & Chicago Ave) Black Luster
3-6p Miss Illinois USA 2002, Amanda Reynolds
(Lions Beer Garden - Winfield Rd. & Chicago Ave) Rob Russo & the Loose Screws
7:30-10p Teen Street Dance in Church St. Commuter Parking Lot. FREE! DJ. Ages: 6th - 12th Grades.
8p (Winfield House Parking Lot) Deluxury:,
(Lions Beer Garden - Winfield Rd. & Chicago Ave) The Heebie Jeebies
9p-1:30a DJ plays music favorites in Winfield House Restaurant
Sun 9/8/02 Parade: 1p, Theme: "Let's Roll!" Dedicated to our own Winfield Police and Fire Departments as well as the uncommon heroes among us!
(Lions Beer Garden - Winfield Rd. & Chicago Ave) Close to Home
(Lions Beer Garden - Winfield Rd. & Chicago Ave) Captain Cinch
9-1:30a Karaoke – Sing to your favorite songs in the Winfield House Restaurant.

Fest, SeptemberFest, (1Day Event) Old Town Park Pavilion (Gazboo), 111 3rd St., Bloomingdale, 630-893-7000,
10:30a-10:30p (S of Lake St & W of Bloomingdale Rd),,
Sat 9/7/02 Parade: 11a
The Dain Bramage Band:,
5p Vi3

Hi Infidelity:, (classic rock)

Concert in the Park, Farmers' Market, Parking Lot - NW Cnr of Deerfield Rd & Robert York Ave, Deerfield,,,
Sat 9/7/02 10-11a Ac Rock (say "ahk rock"):,

Concert in the Park, Town Center, Gary Ave & Lies Rd, Carol Stream, 630-665-7050,,,
Sat 9/7/02 7-9p Ronnie Rice:, Featured Restaurant: Village Tavern & Grill

Fest, The 2nd Annual Block Party, Cookout with hamburgers, hot dogs, & brats,
Kevil’s Restaurant "West side watering hole", 7228 Circle Ave., Forest Park, 708-488-8683,
(8 blks N of I-290, 1 blk W of Harlem, S of Lake St),
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Sat 9/7/02 8p The Beatle Brothers:,

Fest, Back to School Party, Saints Faith, Hope, & Charity, 180 Ridge Ave, Winnetka, 847-446-0031,
Sat 9/7/02 ??p British Export:,

Fest, Blackhawk Park, Cascade Dr, Indian Head Park,
Sat 9/7/02 7-8:30p American English:,

Fest, Worth Days, Peaks Park, 107th & Oak Park, WORTH, 708-448-7081, Sat-Sun,
Sun 9/8/02 3p Midlife Crisis,

Concert in the Park, Port O' Blarney, Grass Lake Rd., (3.5M W. of Rt 59), Antioch,,
Shuttle Service from the Port of Blarney, 847-395-4122, Shuttle costs $6 per person. Shuttle boats leave every hour on the hour. Shuttle Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday – 12N-8p, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday –12N-10p, Sunday 12N-8p
Sat 9/7/02 & Sun 9/8/02 2-6p Video Stars:,

Fest, St.Odilo Church Picnic, Parish Picnic and Field Mass 12N, Forest Preserve National Groves 1&2, Berwyn,
Sun 9/8/02 World Class Noise:,

Sun 9/8/02 2-6p Only Sons:,

Concert in the Park, Kracklauer Park, Seymour & Courtland St, Mundelein, 847-949-3200,,
Rain location - Carl Sandburg Gymnasium,
Sun 9/8/02 4:30p Lynne Jordan & the Shivers:,

Fest, OktoberFest, Berghoff's, Dearborn & Adams, Chicago,,
Wed-Sat: 11a-9p
Fri 9/6/02 5p R-Gang:,

Concert in the Park, Comiskey Park, White Sox vs Cleveland Indians, 35th & Shields, Chicago,
Fri 9/6/02 5-7p (Gate 5) Hi Infidelity:, (classic rock)
5-7p (Party Tent at the entrance) Hot Rocks:,

Fest, ST. JULIANNA'S, Chicago,
Sat 9/7/02 7-10p Joe Cantafio & Jade: (Classic Rock) w/ FDNY Firefighters Engine Co. 55, Photo of Joe & Co. 55,

Fest, Guinness Oyster, Old Town, North & Wells, Chicago, $10 at the door;
Sat 9/7/02 2:15-3:15p Rico!,

Fest, Misericordia Family Fest, 6300 N. Ridge (Devon & Ridge), Chicago, 773-973-6300,
Tickets: Pre-Sale/Gate: Indv: Adult $5/$7, Sr./Child $3/$4; Package: Family $30/$41, Adults $10/$13, Sr./Child $5/$7
Sun 9/8/02 7p Mickey & The Memories:,

Concert in the Park, Matteson Unity Day (7-9p,), Village Hall, Matteson, 708-283-4777,,
WED 9/11/02 7:30-8:30p BBI:,

Concert in the Park, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division St, River Forest,
Thu 9/12/02 5-7p BBI:,

Benefit, Lesley Byers & The Jazz Cats:, (Lesley was lead singer w/ Rhythm Rockets:)
Chicago's Smoothest Swingin' Jazz Band
Thu 9/12/02 7-8:30p Brentwood North Rehabilitation and Alzheimer's Center, Deerfield Rd, Deerfield,
(From I-94 or 294 Exit Deerfield Rd West. 1.5 miles West on South (left) side of street)
Donation suggested - 100% to benefit the Alzheimer's Association and the Memory Walk, All Ages,
(Walk event will be held on Sept 22 downtown).
There will be room to dance! hor d'eourves and drinks. Please join us as we help to find a cure for Alzheimer's

Concert in the Park, (Public??) Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Great Lakes,,
Thu 9/12/02 ??p Kalii Sue Palmer:, (Country Pop/Rock)

Fest, Pumpkin, Jefferson School Grounds, 300 Block of Jefferson St, Downtown, Morton, 309-263-2491,
Carnival rides, food, entertainment and, Wed-Sat,
Thu 9/12/02 3-4:45p Nostalgics
6-6:40p Four Freshmen
Vogues, (5 O'Clock World, Your the one,)
Fri 9/13/02 5:30-6:30p Prelude
7-10p Kalii Sue Palmer:, (Country Pop/Rock)
Sat 9/14/02 6:30-9:30a Annual Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast
10:30a Parade begins, Jefferson Street from Lincoln School to Post Office.
12N-2:30p Jim Markum Swing Band
4:15-5p Morton Civic Chorus
5:30-7:45p Remnant Audio
8p Lip Sync

Fest, Oktoberfest, Lions Park, 320 E. Wildwood (Nr St. Charles & Villa-Euclid, W of Rt 83), Villa Park,
Click here for Villa Park Oktoberfest Web Page,, Map, Thu-Sat
Thu 9/12/02 5-10p Teen Night - Teen Bands
Fri 9/13/02 5-7p Planet Strange
Sept. 11 Remembrance Candlelight Vigil
5-8p David Lyons, Balloon Artist
7-8p Martial Arts Demonstration
8-10p The New Colony Six:,
Sat 9/14/02 4:30-5p Discover Dance Troupe
5-7p Strait Southern
8-10p American English:,

Fest, Music On the Lake, (1 Day) Terrace View Park w/Lake, N on Rt 83, left on Hodges Rd, At Barnes & Noble Book Store-B4 22nd), OakBrook Terrace, Map,, free admission! Parking is usually at Rec. Building Park View Dr. (off 22nd St. Nr Rt 83),
Fri 9/13/02 6p Michael McDermott,
Ides Of March:,,
Dusk fireworks.gif Fireworks Display

Concert in the Park, Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, 630-226-8415, 630-226-8400,,, E-mail:,
Fri 9/13/02 8p Villiage Friday Concert Series Rewired:,

THE WEEDS" "acoustic duo" with Bob and his brother Billybass guitar,
Fri 9/13/02 Synergy II (The Basement), Gazebo (beer garden), 243 W Rossevelt (Rt 38), West Chicago, 630-231-6000630-231-4507,

Fest, 30th Autumn, Band Shell, Memorial Park, 108 E. Wesley St, Downtown, Wheaton, 630-668-6464,
(Memorial Park- Bounded by Wheaton Ave, Union Ave, Hale St & Seminary Ave),, Email:, Fri-Sun,
Fri 9/13/02 6-7p U.S. Navy Band
8-10p The Cryan' Shames:,
Sat 9/14/02 10-10:15a W.N. Hi School Marching Band
10:15-10:30a WNHS Dance Team
10:30-11:00a McNulty Irish Dancers
1:30-2:30p Wheaton College Ensemble
(Beverage Tent) Blue Iguanas
4-5p Big Guitars From Memphis:, (Rockin Country),
8-10p British Export:,

Fest, 2002 Mexican Heritage Celebration, Downtown, West Chicago,,,
Fri 9/13/02 Friday 5:30 to 10:30
5:30 to 6:10 Close to Home (Local Teen Rock/Alternative)
6:30 to 8:00 Blind Fate (Original Rock/Metal)
8:30 to 10:30 Eleventh Hour (80s & 90s Fun Dance)
Sat 9/14/02 Saturday 5:30 to 10:30
6:00 to 8:00 Pocket Biscuit (Classic Rock 60,70,80 & 90s)
8:30-10:30p Rico!:,
Sun 9/15/02 Sunday Noon to 7:30 1:00 Parade - after parade West Chicago High School Band, Mexican Folk Music, Traditional Mexican Dance

Fest, Dundee Main Street's Heritage, 2nd & Main (Rt 72), Downtown West Dundee, 847-844-9240,
Rt 72 between Rt 31 and Rt 68, just two miles north of I-90 exit Rt 31, MAP,
Click here for  Main Street  Web PageClick here for  Heritage Fest  Web Page.,, & Map,
Fri 9/13/02 (Mainstage - North Parking Lot, 2nd & Main)
6-8p DJ Music
(Mainstage) American English:,
The Blooze Brothers:,
Fri 9/13/02 9p Dundee Fall Festival( P) Dundee,
Sat 9/14/02 (Mainstage - North Parking Lot, 2nd & Main)
8-10a Meet the Village of West Dundee Community Breakfast
10a-6p Free Trolley Transportation Stops @ Tower Park, Second & Oregon & the Footbridge
10a-10p P&G Speedway (Scaled Nascar track/remote control races)
Car Show • 10 AM - 4 p • S. 2nd & Oregon
Antique Show • 10 AM - 6 p • Grafelman Park
Arts & Crafts Show • 10 AM - 6 p • Lincoln Ave.
Steve & Sylvia Francois (folk music) • 1 - 3 p • Grafelman Park
Dave Rudolf • 4 - 5:30 p • Mainstage
5:30-8p DJ Music
(Mainstage) The New Colony Six:,
Low Impact Fireworks • Appox. 10 p • Footbridge on Fox River
Movie - “The Kid” • 7:30 p • Grafelman Park
Sun 9/15/02 (Mainstage - North Parking Lot, 2nd & Main)
11a-4p Free Trolley Transportation Stops @ Tower Park, Second & Oregon & the Footbridge
11a-4p P&G Speedway (Scaled Nascar track/remote control races)
Car Show • 11 AM - 4 p • S. 2nd & Oregon
Arts & Crafts Show • 11 AM - 4 p • Lincoln Ave.
Antique Show • 11 AM - 4 p • Grafelman Park
Steve & Sylvia Francois (folk music) • 1 - 3 p • Grafelman Park
Band - White Saddle Band • 2 - 4 p • Mainstage
Vintage Car Show • 11 AM - 4 p • Second St.

Fest, Sycamore Celebration, Somonauk St, Downtown, Sycamore,
Sat 9/14/02 6-9p Hi Infidelity:, (classic rock)

Fest, Festival of the Vine, 4th and State, Geneva, 630-232-6060, 800-746-4969,
Click here for here for, Directions, Geneva Street Map, Fri-Sun
Fri 9/13/02 4-6p The StingRays:,
Sat 9/14/02 6-9p New Invaders:,

Concert in the Park, 98th Anniversary Party!, (Outside) BROAKEN OAR, 614 Rawson Bridge Rd, CARY, 847-639-6660,
Sat 9/14/02 3-7p 7DEEZ:,

Benefit, Friends of Children’s Charities, Jabaays Outdoor Garden Center, Frankfort,
Sat 9/14/02 9p World Class Noise:,

Concert in the Park, (??outdoors) The Grove, Popular Grove,
Sat 9/14/02 9:30p-1:30a Pirates Over 40:, (Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band)

Concert in the Park, Gazebo, Camera Park, President St & Fullerton Ave (W of Bloomingdale Rd), Glendale Heights, 630–668–9409,,
Sun 9/15/02 4-7p New Invaders:,

Fest, Oktoberfest, Immaculate Conception, 7211 W. Talcott (Wof Harlem) , Chicago, 773-775-1383, Map,
Fri - Sat,
Fri 9/20/02 8-11p Big Guitars From Memphis:, (Rockin Country),

Fest, Oktoberfest, Cub Foods parking lot, corner of 75th St. and Lemont Rd (Thanks for the info CHRIS & Tim - DZM), Downers Grove,
Fri 9/20/02 4:30p The Fairlanes:,
Mr. Meyers
Sat 9/21/02 2:30p The Fairlanes:,
9p Tom Carey Band:,

Fest, Oktoberfest, Downtown, Oak Park,708-383-4145, (I-290 to Harlem, exit north, Harlem to Lake St), (Thanks for the Link Tim - DZM), 19th thru 22nd
Stage is located on North Blvd. at Marion St. (1 block east of Harlem Ave., 1 block south of Lake St.)
Fri 9/20/02 5:30p Bumble Bee Bob & the Stingers
8:30p Koko Taylor & Her Blues Machine Koko Taylor's web site,
Sat 9/21/02 Noon Family Entertainment
2p Polka Dance contest
4p Hip Fetish
6p Bumpus
8:30p Liquid Soul:,
Sunday, September 22 Noon Jimmy's Bavarians
2p Star Candy
4p David Young
6:30p Nick Colione

Concert in the Park, Clarkson Park, Willow Rd. & Bristol, Northfield,
Sat 9/21/02 6-9p Rhythm Rockets:,

Fest, Autumn, Courthouse Sq, 5 th & Locust St, Marshall, Map, (Southern IL), Fri-Sun
Sat 9/21/02 Sanders Sound Machine (Bandstand) 8:45 – 10:45 a.m.
Clawson’s Family Tae Kwon Do
(Bandstand) 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Talents Unlimited Gymnastics
(Bandstand) 1:20 – 2:00 p.m.
Teen N Theater Players
(Bandstand) 2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Ellen Mae
(Bandstand) 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Marshall Mellow Players Phoenix Theater 4:00 p.m.
Tammy Lowe
(Bandstand) 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Marshall Mello Players Phoenix Theater 6:30 p.m.
Steve Harris Band
(Bandstand) 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.
8-9:30p Classic Rock All Stars:,

Concert in the Park, Under The Stars Knoch Knolls Park, MAP, Naperville,
Fri 9/27/02 6p Kimi Hayes Band, (Fabulous Janes:,) Kimi, Paula & Mike

Fest, Corn, Grundy County, Main Stage-Illinois Ave & Wauponsee St (S of I-80, W of Illinois Ave & Rt 47), Morris, Map, 815-942-CORN (2676),
Click here for, email:, Wed-Sun, (Name Entrmnt Fri, Sat, only) (Thanks, Carole for the Link! DZM)
Fri 9/27/02 5:30p Bone Daddy
7:30p Checkmate

The Buckinghams:,
Sat 09/28/02 5:30p Bone Daddy
7:15p Blues Victim
8:30p Ides Of March:, ,
From: Tom Soares <>
Subject: Songwriting For Dummies (
Jim Peterik's Book)
Click here for

You can now order this great book direct on They have set up a direct link to this page so you do not need to go searching for it:

Sat 09/28/02 2:30-5p The Beatle Brothers:,

Fest, ROKTOBERFEST, Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Rd (SE of Rt 31 & Rt 14, N Off Rt 14), Cary, 847-639-6100, Map,,
Come on out Saturday, September 28th, to beautiful Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Rd. in Cary. Enjoy music and food under an enclosed, heated tent. This event runs from 6-11 p.m. J.P. & The Cats will play funky disco to outrageous rock & roll music from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Entry is FREE! Don't miss it!
Sat 9/28/02 7:30-10:30p J P & The Cats:,

MAGIC 104.3 Events & Appearance
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Dick Biondi
's web site,,,
Dick will have free t-shirts and Galyans water bottles for anyone who donates $5 and "climbs for the cure"!
Sat 09/28/02 10a-12N Dick Biondi, J.C. Licht 419 S. Washington, Naperville,
Dick Biondi Remote! Galyans, Village Crossing Mall, 5601 Touhy Ave, Niles,

Fest, 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary Celebration, Village Green - Shermer Rd & Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-291-2980,
Click here for, Print out Poster:, Sat 12N-8p, Sun 12N-6p,
Sat 09/28/02 1p Switch Time Jazz,
Route 66 (Lady Cappella Quartet)
The Buckinghams:,
Sun 9/28/02 12N Del Souls
Video Stars:,

Fest, Octoberfest, St. Margaret Mary Parish, 111 S. Hubbard St, Algonquin, 847-658-7625,,
located E of the Rt 31 & Rt 62 (Algonquin Road), E of the Fox River, Cr of Algonquin Rd & Hubbard St.
begins at 11a-10p, $2 (ages 21 on up) (UNDER A TENT!) Beer/Food/Craft Fair,
Sat 09/28/02 Noon with KINGSFOLD, our own Fergal and Breda King all the way from Ireland!
Karaoke 5:30-7PM (ages 11-high school only.)
The Cryan' Shames:,

Fest, Oktoberfest, Village Hall, 269 N. Main St, Manteno, 815-468-8224, 815-468-7139, 708-258-3309, 815-378-4250,
Click here for, Email:, Thu (Carv only)-Sun,
Fri 9/27/02 6:30p - The parade will begin at the Manteno Middle School at 6:30 p. The parade will progress from the Primary School going North on Maple Street to Fifth Street (turning East or right on Fifth). The parade will continue going East to Walnut Street and make a right or go South to Third Street. At Third Street, the parade will go left or East until Main Street. Go South or right on Main Street until you reach First Street. Turn right or West on First Street and follow First to Section Line road until you reach Maple Street. Turn right or North on Maple and return to the Primary School parking lot.
Fri 9/27/02 5p Beer Tent Opens
6:30p Lighted Parade "Patriotism on Parade"
(Beer Tent) 57 South Band
8:30p G&B Entertainment - Family Stage
Sat 09/28/02 12N Showcasing of Bands
12N Beer Tent Opens
12N 50/50 Board Games
1p Classic Car Show
5p (Beer Tent) Karaoke
9p (Beer Tent) Mighty Blue Kings,
Sun 9/29/02 11:30a Lawn Mower Poker Run
12N 50/50 Board Games
12N Happy Bettenhausen
12:30p Open Mic - Beer Tent
1p Historical House Walk
1p Motorcycle Show
2p Trinity Irish Dancers
2:45p Scarecrow Auction
3:45p Twin Fest (get application)
4p Generations:,
4:30p Blessing of Bikes and Mowers
7:30p fireworks.gif Fireworks Display

Fest, Octoberfest, Tent-Outside, Duke's American Grill, 476 W Liberty (Rt. 176), Wauconda, 847-526-0002, Map,
Fri 10/4/02 8:30-11p Tumbleweed:,
Sat 10/5/02 8:30-11p Soul Circus

Fest, Apple, Downtown, Long Grove, 847-634-0888,
Click here for,
Fri-Sun, 10a-6p daily, Admission and parking are free.
Dulcimer King Bill Robinson and Friends, the Appleknocker String Band, the North Shore Harmonizers, the group "Ed" with classic rock 'n roll, the Oakton Jazz Group, and the " 4 G's" singing jazz standards and Broadway tunes. There will be a flurry of petticoats when square dancers take to the street on Sunday afternoon. Stroll Towner Green on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and check out the Car Show featuring American classics from the 50's, 60's and 70's or catch the excitement of Radio Disney's Show there at 2 p.m. A special event at 8 PM on Friday and Saturday evenings is "Jazz Quest for Apple Fest" hosted by the Performing Arts Committee of the Long Grove Community Church. Voluntary donations will be taken at the Community House.
Sun 10/06/02 11a-2p, 3-4p Ed:,

Concert in the Park, O'Brien Field 730, SW Jefferson, Peoria,
Sat 10/5/02 7p American English:,

Fest, Oktoberfest, Sloan Memorial Triangle, Burlington & Prospect Ave, Downtown, Clarendon Hills,,,
October 5th 7-10pm, In the Clarendon Hills Business District (Prospect Ave North of Park Ave)
Clarendon Hills Lions Club & Town Market will be serving food. The menu includes: Pork Roast, Sauerkraut German Potato Salad, Brats & Hot Dogs Featuring the "Blooze Brothers"Band
Sat 10/5/02 7p The Blooze Brothers:,

Fest, Big Thunder Run, VFW, 645 S. River St. (Rt. 25), Batavia,
Run 9:30-11a, Party 3p, $
10 in Adv, $15 @ Gate. Proceeds for POW-MIA, Vets! Rick (630) 231-6459 or Bear (630) 965-0455, Breakfast Available for a small charge. BIKE SHOW: Trophies Awarded for Individual Classes, PARTY: Food, Drink, Door Prizes, Mystery Drawing, Raffles DRAWING: 5p, Click here for the official flyer.
Sun 10/06/02 Party begins: 3p, 7p Infinity:,
Uncle Bob & The Bluzers: (Featuring the Magnificent Ms. Etta) (R&B!!!)

Fest, Octoberfest, Celebration & Grand Opening of the new "Lake Front Park", Oak & Nippersink Rd, Fox Lake, 847-587-0962, Map,
(Rt.12 North to Rt.132, to Nippersink Rd, to Oak and Lakefront), Sat: 3-10:30p
Sat 10/5/02 6:30-9:30p World Class Noise:,

Fest, 2nd Annual Octoberfest, (Tent) Champps Americana 955 E. Golf Schaumburg, 847-240-1333,
3/4 M W of Woodfield Mall, On S-side, X Golf from Best Buy.
Fri 10/11/02 ??p Lounge Puppets:, (80's) Rubber,
Sat 10/12/02 ??p ARRA:, (80's) Nine24,

Fest, Octoberfest, (Tent) 9600 West Franklin (S X tracks from Belmont & 25th Ave), Franklin Park, 847-671-4800, Map,
Fri 10/11/02 5:30-7p The StingRays:,

Fest, Scarecrow, Municipal Center Rt 64 & 1st Ave, St. Charles, 630-377-6161, 800-777-4373,
Click here for here for here for
Val Devine, Scarecrow Fest coordinator:,,
Fri & Sat: 9a-10p Sun: 9a-6p, NON-alcohol, family fun festival!
Fri 10/11/02 7-10p (4th Ave Lincoln Park Tent Stage) The Blooze Brothers:,
Sat 10/12/02 7-10p (4th Ave Lincoln Park Tent Stage) The Boone Brothers (Classic Rock & Blues)
(1st Ave Municipal Tent Stage) New Invaders:,
The StingRays:,
Sat 10/12/02 9p-12:30a Vi's Last Call 9 S. First St, St. Charles, (630)377-9875
Directions Intimate pub setting good food, see drummer on pool table
Sun 10/13/02 1-3p (4th Ave Lincoln Park Tent Stage) Charlie B. & Friends (German Music)
(1st Ave Municipal Tent Stage) Avalanche (Acoustic Rock Classics)

The Fairlanes:, (Hey! Finally on the web - DZM)
Sat 10/12/02 6:30p (Public??) The Commodore's Ball, Waukegan Yacht Club, Waukegan, 847-623-4188,,,

Fest, Big Breeders Cup, Arlington Heights,,
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FanFest weekend on October 18-19-20, which will be held at North School Park and the Vail & Campbell park site,
Fri 10/18/02 6p (North School Park) Vietnam Moving Wall Replica Dedicatlion, (OPEN 24 hours till Sun 10/20)
7p (North School Park) The Legends:,
Arlington Hts Rd & Eastman St,
7:30p (Main Stage - Vail & Campbell) Entertainment??
Sat 10/19/02 12N-4p (North School Park) Local Bands??
(North School Park) Entertainment??
(Main Stage - Vail & Campbell) Entertainment??
(Main Stage - Vail & Campbell) Jim Peterik's World Stage Band , Ides Of March:,
In addition to the fabulous World Stage Band and Ides of March Brass- confirmed guests include Johnny VanZant of Skynyrd, Kelly Keagy of Night Ranger, Henry Paul of Blackhawk, Cathy Richardson, Cliff Johnson of Chicago's legendary Off Broadway, Kevin Chalfant of The Storm, Jeff Boyle, Marzette Griffith, and Brian Anders. Tentatives include Kip Winger of Winger and Indianapolis rocker- Henry Lee Summer. Other surprise guests as they come up.
Kimi Hayes Band, (Fabulous Janes:,)
Sat 10/19/02 Kimi & Mike Perform with Jim Peterik and World Stage Breeder's Cup Festival Vail & Campbell MAP Arlington Heights, 10:30 PM Kimi & Mike with Jim Peterik
Sun 10/20/02 12N, 3p (North School Park) Local Bands??
2p, 4p
(Main Stage - Vail & Campbell) Entertainment??

The Dain Bramage Band:,

The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce and The Glen Ellyn Park District's Door County Fish Boil,
Sat 10/19/02 5:30 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. The Market Plaza On Roosevelt Rd between Main Street and Park Blvd

Click here for oktoberfest Web SiteEntertainment events have been canceled this year Fest, Oktoberfest at the Tweeter Center 19100 South Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, (S of I-80, Ex Harlem Ave S to Oak Park Ave), (708)

The Cryan' Shames:, Jimy Rogers and THE MAUDS:,
Sat 10/19/02 Arlington Heights, 60's Museum Fund raiser / Cellar Reunion at the Arlington Heights Hilton. w/ The Mauds. It is at the Sheraton Northwest Pavilion, the old Arlington Park Hilton,Euclid, across from the race track.
This is a Sixties Museum benefit and Cellar Reunion, featuring the Cryan' Shames and The Mauds. The stage. Doors open 7:00 with The Mauds at 8:30 and The Cryan' Shames around 10:15. Tickets are $20.00, the can be purchased by check or money order to Sixties Museum, Inc., PO Box 621, South Elgin, 60177 or, go to and follow the links to purchase on-line starting the end of this week (8/10/02). We will be presenting Paul Sampson with the first Sixties Museum 'Hall of Fame' induction that night in between. There will be some old Cellar people there, and hopefully a bit of jamming at the end. Ray Herr, McGeorge and others have said they will put in an appearance.. Parking is free, cash bar. All profits go to the Museum building fund to further the preservation and display of everything related to that decade, from the Space Race, Vietnam, Civ Rights and Cold War to changes in music, art and lifestyles. There will be door prizes. I will keep you updated as we confirm guests, etc. George Pedersen, Director Sixties Museum, Inc,

Fest, "Monster Bash" Halloween Party, Benefit For St. Luke's Academy, 1500 W Belmont Ave at Greenview, Chicago, 773-665-4682,,
$5 Donation (Sunday $10 after 5p) Inside a HEATED 'Big-Top' Tent, Great Food & Drinks, All Ages
Fri 10/25/02 5-10p Friday Fright Night
5:30p Elvis Impersonator
American English:,
10p Transylvania tolley Departs for St. Pauli Girl Pub Crawl: Southport - 4 Bars
Sat 10/26/02 12N-10p Spooky Saturday
12N-4p Family Activities
4p Terata
6p Quantum Leep
7:30p Best Costume Contest Grand Prize: Club Med Winter Escape (Estimated Value: $2500.00)
8p Afrodisiacs "A Dance Band That Will Blow Your Mind"
10p Transylvania tolley Departs for St. Pauli Girl Pub Crawl: Lincoln Ave - 4 Bars
Sun 10/27/02 12N-10p Sauerkraut Sunday
12N Chicago Bears on a Big Screen
1:30p Um Pa Band
4:30p Fourty Piece Choir
10 after 5p)
7p Umphrey's McGee "Fusing Fusion, Funk, Pop Into A Steamy Psychedelic Swirl"

Dick Biondi, Live Remote, 11th Annual DICK BIONDI TOY DRIVE!,
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And you'll have the chance to win one of five all-new Palm Zire handheld computers and the grand
prize Palm m130 handheld computer at the Toy Drive. These Palm handhelds are the perfect holiday
gift for students, supermoms and business people!
Click here to see the Palm Handhelds,
If you can make "The Scene", Drop off an unwrapped toy at any
J.C. Licht location
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to donate by Credit Card phone: 630-629-7568
(Northern Illinois Classic Auto Broker's,)
Fri 12/6/02 10a -
Sat 12/7/02 6p
Dick Biondi, Live Remote, 11th Annual DICK BIONDI TOY DRIVE!,
Yorktown Center, Lombard, benefitting
FamilyCare of Illinois
Watch for Oldies Artists impromptu drop bys, (Ronnie Rice, Bucks, Etc.)
Fri 12/6/02 10-11p Now & Then:, Sing Live,
Fri 12/6/02 5:30-10a John Landecker and Leslie Keiling, Live Remote, Morning Show,
Fri 12/6/02 &
Sat 12/7/02 10a-3p
Greg Brown will join Dick Biondi, Live Remote,
Sat 12/7/02 The Jamestown Massacre, Sing Live, (D'Zyre:, )
Sat 12/7/02 11a-1p Fred Winston, Furniture Direct, Yorktown Center, LOMBARD,
Join Fred Winston @ Furniture Direct for their
"Teak Furniture Sale" during the Toy Drive at Yorktown Center!
You'll get a chance to meet ALL the Magic 104.3 on-air personalities! Bob Dearborn, Fred Winston,
John Calhoun
, Ken Cocker, Connie Szerszen and Lisa Greene! Stop by with a new toy and
help brighten a child's holiday season!

(Update) Dick Biondi, 11th Annual DICK BIONDI TOY DRIVE!,
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Dick Biondi
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Brought to you by the following Sponsers:

And you'll have the chance to win one of five all-new Palm Zire handheld computers and the grand
prize Palm m130 handheld computer at the Toy Drive. These Palm handhelds are the perfect holiday
gift for students, supermoms and business people!
Click here to see the Palm Handhelds,
If you can make "The Scene", Drop off an unwrapped toy at any
J.C. Licht location
Click here for locations,
Click here for
to donate by Credit Card phone: 630-629-7568
(Northern Illinois Classic Auto Broker's,)
Fri 12/13/02
Dick Biondi, 11th Annual DICK BIONDI TOY DRIVE!,
Yorktown Center, Lombard, benefitting
FamilyCare of Illinois
Mon 12/16/02 Photos of Dick Biondi 11th Annual Toy Drive.
Email Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 14:01:26 -0500
From: "Magic 104.3 Promotions" <>
Subject: Help us collect even more toys!

If you couldn't make it to our Dick Biondi Toy Drive this past weekend you can still help out...

TOYS ON MAIN located at the corner of Curtis and Main Streets in downtown Downers Grove is still collecting toys!

You can drop off your new, unwrapped toys at TOYS ON MAIN until this
Sunday, December 15th and FamilyCare of Illinois will make sure all toys are delivered to the needy children in time for Christmas!

We've already collected
OVER 13,000 toys and $13,000 this year... and you can help us collect even more!

Thanks in advance AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

New Year's Eve:

Ac Rock (say "ahk rock"):, w/ Maxwell Street Klezmer Band & Midnight Circus.

Tue 12/31/02 New Years Eve 8:45-9:45p $10 First Night Highland Park, Community Center, 1919 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park,
Admission Buttons: Adults $10, Seniors & Children 6-12: $5, 6 & under: Free
Family-oriented, alcohol free celebration of the New Year:,

8:30-11:30p Big Guitars From Memphis:, (Rockin Country),
7:30-10p 7DEEZ:, North Shore Hotel, Davis St & Chicago Ave, Evanston,
Video Stars:, (Great 80's)
Tue 12/31/02 New Years Eve Evanston First Night 2002, Various Location, Evanston,,,

Fri 2/7/03 7-10:30p $5 **All-ages!** Annual 7DEEZ Funky Family Fun February Friday!!
First Congregational Church, 766 Graceland Ave, Des Plaines, 847-299-5561,
$5 cover includes snacks (no alcohol at this show) so come support a worthy cause and have a GREAT time!
50¢ raffle tickets for COOL prizes! Food and prizes, plus one of the biggest dance floors around.

MAGIC 104.3 Events & Appearance
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Dick Biondi
's web site,,,
OCTOBER 14 NOON-2PM Dick Biondi @ ARLINGTON PARK 2200 W. EUCLID IN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS Join Dick as he heads out to Arlington Park with Magic music and prizes to enjoy great racing on Columbus Day!

Click here for
Joe's Be-Bop Cafe and Jazz Emporium,
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago,
No cover, no minimum, Parking: $8.00 per car
for up to 5 hours with a validation from restaurant,
Sunday Brunch
Sat 6/22/02 6-10:30p Bobology:,
Outdoor Area, Fireworks at 10:15!

Click here for here for Home PageA&E Cable TV Ch. (AT&T 55),
Thu 7/4/02 6:30p & 10:30p (CT) Pops Goes the Fourth!
Special guests Barry Manilow, Mareen McGovern, and Miss America Katie Marie Harman join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a live Fourth of July concert telecast from the banks of Boston's Charles River. The patriotic celebration includes a tribute to the heroes of 9/11 and all Americans who have died in the defense of freedom. TV G

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Dick Biondi's web site,,, Potawatomi Bingo Casino,
Tue 06/18/02 8p-12M Dick Biondi, Live Remote,

FLASHNEW.gifFLASHNEW.gifCelebrate Viva Italia with the Wild I-Tralian at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, Milwaukee, WI!

Dick Biondi will be broadcasting LIVE from Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwuakee from 8pm-12midnight on Tuesday June 18th in Celebration of Viva Italia.
POTAWATOMI BINGO CASIN0-THE PLACE TO BE! Celebrate Viva Italia Week with Dick Biondi as he broadcasts LIVE from the casino. Potawatomi Bingo Casino will have daily entertainment to include: Frankie Avalon on June 17th, Lena Prima on June 18th, the Chciago Italian American All-Stars on June 19th, The Chicago Rat Pack on June 20th, and Michael Amonte on June 21st.
Not only will Potawatomi have great concerts, they'll have strolling musicians, Italy trip giveaways, and Vespa Motor Scooter Giveaways. There will be a Cappuccino Bar, Wine Making display and an Italian American Sports Halls of Fame in the skywalk. In celebration of Viva Italia, an Italian buffet will also be featured.
For more information or a calendar of events click on
Potawatomi Bingo Casino or call 1-800-PAYSBIG.


Fri 02/15/02 This one of the Best, if not The Best Concert Event ever held by WJMK.
Yes if you where not there you where. -
A review of the concert and great send up to yours truly - DZM: Subject: Fw: Celebrity Sightings: danzstory.html,
forwarded to me by the awesome band
The StingRays:,
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Thu 02/14/02 7p (doors open at 6:30pm) 2nd Annual Oldies 104.3 Winter Delights Concert
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Navy Pier, 600 E Grand, Chicago, 312-595-Pier (5225),
Grand Ballroom,, Map, Navy Pier Website,
American English:,
The New Colony Six
: with Ronnie Rice:
and Ides Of March:,
Just click to find out how to get your FREE tickets to the concert!
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TV Ch. 11 Chicago Stories,
Mon 5/20/02 7:30p &11:30p (CT)
Tue 5/21/02 2a & 5a
Fri 5/24/02 8:30p
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How Chicago Rocked the 60s Veteran DJ Bob Sirott remembers the glory days of the Buckinghams, Cryan' Shames, Chicago, and more. . .
More info.,

Concerts in the Parks:

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Navy Pier
, 600 E Grand, Chicago, 312-595-Pier (5225),
Click here for Miller Lite Stage entertainment Schedule Page.Miller Lite Stage,,
The Miller Lite Stage features entertainment,
from top local bands May through October.
Performances are free and open to the public.
Please note, if you are a performer interested in being booked
in the Navy Pier Beer Garden,
please submit a tape or CD and promotional materials to:
Navy Pier Entertainment Department
Director of Entertainment
600 East Grand Avenue Chicago, 60611
07/29/02 12N-4p Arthur Lee
07/29/02 5-9p The Juleps
07/30/02 12N-4p Arhur Lee
07/30/02 5-9p Lynn Jordan and the Shivers
07/31/02 12N-4p Kimi Hayes Duo
07/31/02 4-8p Adam Wyle (pop/rock)
07/31/02 8p-12M Jan James (R&B/blues/rock)
08/01/02 4-8p Chip Ratcliff Rhythm Lounge
08/02/02 4-8p Kimi Hayes Band
08/02/02 8p-12M Crosswind
08/03/02 11a-3p Naomi Ashley and County Fair
08/03/02 3:30-7:30p Marty Sammon
08/03/02 8p-12M The Us Project
08/04/02 1-5p Marty Sammon Band
08/04/02 6-10p Eddie Harrison Jump Stars
08/05/02 12N-4p Cosmic Fool
08/05/02 5-9p Gertrude
08/07/02 12N-4p Arthur Lee
08/07/02 4-8p Planet Strange
Big Hello:,
Wednesday, August 14 (dual Big Hello/Video Stars show) NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN (Far east end of Pier) Chicago, 8p-12M ALL AGES
Saturday, August 31 (dual Big Hello/Video Stars show) NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN (Far east end of Pier) Chicago,8-12M ALL AGES

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Concert in the Park
, Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, 630-668-5161,
Part of the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation.
The outdoor concerts begin at 3p at the Bandshell and are free, Parking Fees: Daily Pass: $7/car, Twilight: (after 4p) $4/car.
Seating is on the lawn for all outdoor concerts. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and enjoy our varied concert schedule.,
Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30 9 am - 5 p Revolutionary War Re-enactment
Experience the sights and sounds of the 18th Century. Re-enactors portray the lifestyle and battle techniques of the Revolutionary War. Park grounds. No charge
July 21 The Hip-Noz 50's
Sun 5/26/02 3-4p Celebration Brass Quintet Brass
Memorial Day Mon 5/27/02 3-4p The Steve Cooper Orchestra Big Band

2 Ragtime Ramblers Ragtime

8 West Suburban Symphony Evening Concert Buy Tickets

9 Jimmy's Bavarians German

23 The Aurora Legion Band Patriotic

Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30 9 am - 5 p
Revolutionary War Re-enactment
Experience the sights and sounds of the 18th Century. Re-enactors portray the lifestyle and battle techniques of the Revolutionary War. Park grounds. No charge


7 The Special Consensus Bluegrass

13 Wheaton Symphony Orchestra Evening Concert Buy Tickets

14 North Shore Concert Band Big Band

21 The Hip-Noz 50's

28 Yorkville American Legion Band Patriotic


4 Mason River Band Country

11 United States Air Force Patriotic

18 Joe Walega Polka Band Polish

25 Chicago Highlanders Bagpipe


1 Jamaican Breeze Dixieland

2 Arranmore Celtic

7 DuPage Symphony Orchestra Evening Concert Buy Tickets

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Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7-8:30 p June 18 through August 2
Bring a lawnchair, a snack and enjoy this Summer at the Lake.
Rain Location: Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker. Weather for concerts is called no sooner than 6 p If weather is questionable, call Lake Park at 391-5730 or Prairie Lakes Community Center at 391-5711, for more information.
  Tuesday, June 18 • Mr. Myers
Thursday, June 20 • Park District Community Concert Band
Tuesday, June 25 • Bopology
Thursday, June 27 • Barefoot Hawaiians
Tuesday, July 2 • Route 66
Tuesday, July 9 • Grand Avenue Big Band
Thursday, July 11 • The Fairlanes
Tuesday, July 16 • The New Invaders
Thursday, July 18 • The Dooleys
Tuesday, July 23 • PUBLIC i
Thursday, July 25 • Park District Community Concert Band
Tuesday, July 30 • Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Thursday, August 1 • Lynne Jordan & The Shivers

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Concert in the Park, Summer "Park Fest" concerts
Village Green - Shermer Rd & Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-291-2985,
Bring your friends, family & lawn chairs or blankets. Food service begins at 6:30p,
followed by concerts at the Gazebo at 7:30p. In the event of inclement weather,
concerts are moved to The Northbrook Theatre( in Leisure Center)
3323 Walters Ave. (Nr Landwehr, S of Dundee Rd),
Call (847) 291-2985, for concert updates if rain threatens.
Summer ``Park Fest" concerts are co-sponsored with
special thanks of the Fifth Third Bank of Northbrook.
Tue 6/4/02 6:30p June 4 – Music by: Bobology:, - Restaurant: Forty One North
Swing. Bopology blends the old time swing of Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and Louie Prima with the modern swing bands like Cherry Poppin' Daddies and Brian Setzer. This mix of styles and tempo is what sets Bopology apart from all the other
Tue 6/11/02 6:30p June 11 – Music: Keith Eric & The Waterhouse: - Restaurant: Chicken Charlies
Waterhouse blends the styles of Reggae, Mento Calypso, Nyahbingi, Ska and Soca to put on an exciting show that will express the culture and sounds of the Caribbean. Their music, colorful costumes, exotic instruments, and vibrant moves will show you why they are a fan favorite.
Tue 6/18/02 6:30p June 18 – Music: Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band - Restaurant: Lou Malnati's
Don't let the name fool you! This is an energetic Dixieland Show Band playing hot dixieland jazz, blues, big band
tunes and much more.
Tue 6/25/02 6:30p June 25 – Music: Lynne Jordan & the Shivers:, - Restaurant: Forty One North
This lady can sing it all and she does so with such power and ability that she captivates every soul in the house. There is nothing else quite like it, she pulls out touches of Etta James, Aretha Franklin, BB King, Bette Midler, Janis Joplin, Natalie Cole, Dinah Washington, and Koko Taylor, blending them together and then belting them out to showcase her unique style.
Tue 7/2/02 6:30p July 2 – Music: Associates:, - Restaurant: Chicken Charlies
Associates Band will entertain the whole family with their blend of music. They will play a variety of popular classics and favorites for you to enjoy. Come on out for a night of great fun and even better music.
Tue 7/9/02 6:30p July 9 – Musi: BBI:, - Restaurant: Sunset Foods
60's, 70's, 80's and 90's Pop Music. BBI's dynamic package consists of topnotch musicians and costumes. BBI can take you back to the 70's at warp speed with their special costumed show. Enjoy hits from the Bee Gees, Gloria Gaynor and more favorites that span the decades of the 60's through the 90's.
Tue 7/16/02 6:30p July 16 – Music: White Saddle Band - Restaurant: Northbrook Civic Foundation
Country. Playing a blend of Country, Classic Rock and a little blues, the White Saddle Band always has a familiar tune. The evening will be full of songs from George Strait to the Beatles and a whole lot in between.
Tue 7/23/02 6:30p July 23 – Music: Seamus O'Kane & Jimmy Moore - Restaurant: TBA
Seamus O'Kane, from Carrickfergus, County Antrim, and Jimmy Moore, a native of Tullaroan, County Kilkenny, are a couple of Irish lads who have been playing Irish tunes and singing Irish songs longer than even they can remember. Come on out and hear some good Irish music.

Concert in the Park, Community Amphitheater, 262 E. Palatine Rd, (Nr Northwest Hwy), Palatine, 847-991-0333,
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Thu 6/13/02 7p Battle of The Bands ???
Fri 6/14/02 8p British Export:,
Wed 6/19/02 8p Palatine Concert Band
Fri 6/21/02 8p Roots Rock Society
Wed 6/26/02 8p Second Suburb Players
Fri 6/28/02 8p Video Stars:,
Wed 7/10/02 8p Palatine Park District Dance Company
Fri 7/19/02 12N Bobology:,
Wed 8/7/02 8p Crossfyre (Rock'n Country)
Wed 8/14/02 8p Kraig Kenning (Guitar Heavy - Not Dan-able-DZM)
Fri 8/16/02 8p Johnny Star and The Meteors:,
Fri 9/2/02 12N Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band:,

Concert in the Park, Music In The Park Summer 2002, North School Park, 410 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, 847-577-3003 ext. 5901.
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All concerts are free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. In case of rain, the concerts will be cancelled.
Wed 6/12/02 7-8:30p Great Lakes Navy Wind Ensemble
A forty piece complimented concert band continuing the legacy of John Philip Sousa, The Wind Ensemble performs serious and patriotic literature by composers such as Holst, Copland, and C.T. Smith. Under the direction of Lieutenant Kevin Bissel, this unit performs at a variety of venues such as community concerts and educational institutions.
Wed 6/26/02 7-8:30p Crossfyre is one of today’s hottest country bands, recording three albums and performing nationally and in Canada. Audiences of all ages are delighted by their extensive repertoire, and enthusiastic performance.
Wed 7/10/02 7-8:30p Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band:,
This Band is keeping big band music alive. TheChicago Skyliners Big Band under the direction of Bill O’Connell plays contemporary arrangement of traditional big band hits from the 1930s through today. Swing is one of America’s greatest contributions to musical history.
Sun 8/4/02 7-8:30p Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band,
This band’s eclectic style has kept them in demand for the past two decades performing throughout the country. They will perform everything from hot Dixieland jazz to Swing, Big Band tunes, Blues, Novelty tunes and much more.
Wed 8/7/02 7-8:30p United States Air Force Band of Mid America
Vocalists, combos and individual musicians perform with this outstanding military band.

Concert in the Park, Kasey Meadow Park, 8047 W. 91st. Pl, Hickory Hills, 708-598-1233,
Directions:, 7-8:30p
Tue June 25 – The Beatle Brothers:,
July 2 – “Simply Irresistible”
July 9 – The StingRays:,
July 16 – Susie Dobbs & The Way Out West:, (Originals, Rock N' Country, Rockabilly),
July 23 – Keith Eric & The Waterhouse:
July 30 – “215 West”
August 6 – Public i:,

Concert in the Park, Bluffinia Sunrise Ave. & Center Ave. Lake Bluff, The Village Green–Sundays,
July 4th–At Sunrise Beach 6p Bluffington’s will be on hand to cook for you on the grill.
series funded and co-funded by Northern Trust Bank/Lake Bluff and Lake Bluff Park District,
June 23 6p Saxophones (Classic Rock)

Concert in the Park, Fishel Park Bandshell, Grove St 1/2 blk W of Main St (downtown), Downers Grove, Map,
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Schedule in Adobe® PDF form:, Adobe® PDF Reader,
Tuesday Evening Concert Series: Bring your favorite lawn chair or blanket for an evening of FREE entertainment Pizza, ice cream and soda are available from Downers Grove’s own Aurelio’s Pizza and Every Day’s a Sundae.
Time: 7p, Admission: Free, 630-963-1300, Rain: Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave, Weather updates after 5:30p: 630-963-0575,
Tue 6/11/02 7-8:30p New Invaders:,
Tue 06/18/02 7-8:30p Kimi Hayes Band, (Fabulous Janes:,)
  June 25: BBI The evolution of rock’n’roll.
July 2: JAZZ SPECTRUM Versatile, energetic and interactive group playing a mixed bag of tunes.
July 9: LYNN JORDAN AND THE SHIVERS Powerhouse singer with blues music so cool you’ll shiver.
July 16: Video Stars:, Great ’80s music and modern hits delivered with style and wit.
July 23: MR. MEYERS Tropical sounds of Calypso and Ska, the Rhythms of Reggae and a little rock’n’roll.
July 30: HELLO DAVE Upbeat, energizing rock’n’roll favorites mixed with originals.
August 6: BEATLE BROTHERS Take a magical mystery tour with this fab four.

Concert in the Park, Summer 2001 Concert Series, Sloan Memorial Triangle, Burlington & Prospect Ave, Clarendon Hills, 630-323-2626,
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Free Concerts in Downtown Clarendon Hills 7-9:30p, Bring your Blankets and Chairs
Wed 6/19/02 7p J P & The Cats:, (70's - 90's),
Sponsor: MidAmerica Bank,Caldwell Banker
  June 26th 'R-Gang Motown / R&B Ogden Ave Motors
July 4th The Blooze Brothers Rythm & Blues Laurel Automotive Group
July 10th Mr Meyers Tropical Soca, Calypso and R&B Clarendon Hills Bank
July 17th BBI 50's - 00's Dance Music- Harris Direct
July 24th Video Stars:, Great 80's AT&T Broadband
July 31St Lynne Jordan & the Shivers Blues/Soul & More Euclid Beverage
August 7th New Invaders 60's Rock & Roll Chicago Tribune

Concert in the Park, Lake Harriet, 71st St.& Woodridge Dr (W of I-355, B4 Rt 53, N of 75 St), Woodridge, 630-985-0300,, Map,
Wed 6/19/02 7p Public i:,
  WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 THE NEW INVADERS Free Summer Concert 7 - 8:30 p
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 AC ROCK Free Summer Concert 7 - 8:30 p
AUGUST 7 BOPOLOGY Free Summer Concert 7 - 8:30 p Town Centre, Village Hall, 5 Plaza Dr

Concert in the Park, Tower Road Beach, Tower & Sheridan Rds, Winnetka,,
Sun 6/16/02 1-3p Lynne Jordan & the Shivers:,
  Summer Concert Series 2002
Opening Concert/Father's Day Concert - Featuring Lynn Jordan & The Shivers
Sunday, June 16th 1-3p
After you have taken Dad to breakfast, hang around and listen to the sounds of Lynn Jordan & The Shivers. There is nothing quite like it, Lynn pulls out touches of Etta James, Aretha Franklin, BB King, Bette Midler, Janis Joplin, Natalie Cole, Dinah Washington and Koko Taylor, blending them all together and then belting them out to showcase her own unique style.

Sunday, July 14th 1 - 3p
Are you ready to go back to the '70's at warp speed with BBI? Then make your way down to Tower Road Beach to listen to the sounds of one of the most sought after groups in the market. Enjoy smash hits from the Bee Gee's, Gloria Gaynor, KC and the Sunshine Band and many more. Join us for a wonderful day in the sun.

North Shore New Horizons Band
Sunday, July 14th 1-3p
New Horizons is a senior adult band with members from 13 area suburbs. New Horizons provides the opportunity for senior adults to make music. Join the Winnetka Park District and New Horizons for their addition to this year's concert series.

Sunday, July 28th 1-3p
Celebrate the blends of old time swing from the greats such as Duke Ellington, Louis Jordan, Frank Sinatra and Louie Prima with the modern swing from bands such as The Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Royal Crown Revue and Brian Setter. Bopolgy's mix of styles and dance tempos is different from other swing bands with plenty of variety for dancing and listening. Join the Winnetka Park District as it closes the summer swinging with Bopology.

"Last Dance" Concert Featuring Mr. Myers
Sunday, August 11th 1-3p
Mr. Myers blends the tropical sounds of calypso and ska, the rhythms of reggae and a little rock-n-roll with some favorite classic tunes to create their own special style of music - Caribbean Rock.

Concert in the Park, La Grange Park,,

Concert in the Park, Old Town Park Pavilion (Nr Bloomingdale Rd & Lake St), Bloomingdale, 630-529-3650 x29,,,
Bloomingdale Park District, Summer Concert Series at Old Town Park,
Sundays series 7p at Old Town Park Pavilion (unless otherwise noted) - Rain or Shine!!
  June 11 Tuneage
June 18 The Wild Ones
July 2 Planet Strange
July 9 Cirrus Falcon
July 16 American English
July 23 Video Stars:,
July 30 The Dooley's
August 6 Mr. Myer's
August 13 Kraig Kenning
August 20 R-Gang

Concert in the Park, Harrer Park, 6250 Dempster St, Morton Grove847-965-1200,
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Pavilion in the north end of the Park
July 2 The Wild Ones at the Pavilion -- sponsored by Morton Grove AYSO
July 9 Video Stars:, at the Pavilion -- sponsored by ITT Bell and Gossett
July 16 Bopology at the Pavilion -- sponsored by the Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry
July 23 Hidden Agenda at the Pavilion -- sponsored by LaSalle Bank

Concert in the Park, Music Under the Stars, Church Rd Park, Aurora, 630-844-3640,,,
Wednesday's June 5 -August 14 Starting at 7:30 p
Wed 7/3/02 7:30-9p The Juke Box Band,, (Associates:,)
  August 7th location: Austin Memorial Park Bill O'Connell Big Band
August 14th location: Eola Community Center Incognitos (rock from 1950's-1990's)

Concert in the Park, Perry Farm Park Large Gazebo, 459 North Kennedy, Bourbonnais, 815-935-5665, P.D. 815-933-9905,,
Tuesday nights come alive with the sounds of the very best in local and Chicagoland entertainers. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, friends and family out to the Perry Farm Park for this exciting concert series. Refreshments will be available at the concession stand.
Please do not park on the grass.
All Ages, Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 7p Start, Perry Farm Park Large Gazebo
Tue 7/9/02 7p 2002 Featured Entertainers
July 2 - Susan Williams and Midnight Rider Band featuring Dave Stone (Country, Rock, Blues)
July 9 - New Invaders:, (Beatles Music/British Invasion)
July 16 - Grand Avenue Swing Band (Swing)
July 23 - BBI (50's through Today)
July 30 - Maggie Speaks (Contemporary Rock)
Aug 6 - Kings of Dixieland

Concert in the Park, "Summer Sounds At the Island", Island Park 2 E. State St (Rt 38 & Rt 25), Geneva, 630-262-2214,,
Island Park comes alive this summer with the sound of music. The Geneva Park District's annual Summer Concert Series brings free proffessional entertainment to beautiful, historical Island Park. Parking at NW corner of State and Rt. 25 (follow bike path S to park) or Take Rt. 25 S, turn rt. to parking lot just past the railroad tressel (take bike path N to park).
Wed 7/24/02 7-8:30p Video Stars Wed 7/10 7-8:30p
White Saddle Band Wed 7/17 7-8:30p
New Invaders Wed 7/24 10-2:30p

Concert in the Park, Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, 630-226-8415, 630-226-8400,,, E-mail:,
Wed 7/10/02 7:30p
7/19 7p Village Friday Concert Series "THE CRYAN'SHAMES" and "NEW COLONY SIX"
7/24 7:30p "WORKIN' CLASS"
7/31 7:30p Park District Summer Concert Series "BBI"
8/23 8p Village Friday Concert Series "LISA RENE' Band"
8/30 8p Village Friday Concert Series "THE MAUDS"
8/31 8p Village Saturday Concert Series "YESTERDAY" Beatles Tribute Band
9/13 8p Villiage Friday Concert Series "REWIRED"

Concert in the Park, Downtown Alive!, Aurora, 630-844-3640,
food booths, children's activities. Free admission. 6 p to 10:30 p.
Downer Place between Broadway and Stolp Avenue in Downtown Aurora,,,,
Fri 6/7/02 7:30-10:30p Uptown Rhythm Express
  June 7 Uptown Rhythm Express
The Fabulous 50's Lindy Hop your way downtown for the swinging sounds of the the Uptown Rhythm Express. What a great way to "Jump" into Summer. Watch in amazement as megasaurus the car-eating dinosaur devours a car before your eyes!
June 14 Nellie "Tiger" Travis and the Matthew Skoller Band.
Blues on the Fox
Come down to meet Chicago's next generation of Blues artists, Nellie "Tiger" Travis and the Matthew Skoller Band. Having the blues has never been this much fun! Visit Fox Valley Blues Society Web Site: See pictures of this event,
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June 21 Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band.
Enjoy the music of one of the leading all time Jazz greats and With 3 time Grammy nominated Maynard Ferguson and his
Big Bop Nouveau Band. Best known for his "gonna Fly Now" recording for the movie "Rocky" and other movie soundtracks. You won't want to miss this one! See pictures of this event, click here > Jazz fest
June 28 The Buckinghams
The Sensational 60's
Some of the greatest '60's pop and rock songs as fresh today as when you first heard them. Grove to The Buckinghams. Many added special events this evening sponsored by the Fox Valley Park District. See Pictures from this event! Click here > 60's
July 19 The Moods
Motown Memories
Lush Harmonies, tender ballads and hip choreography are just part of the show when The Moods come to town. These legendary songs of Motown will have you dancing in the streets.
August 2 Rico!
Hot Summer Night
Shake your Bon Bon to the Cuban-Afro sizzling sounds of Rico! Heat up the streets and dance the night away.
August 9 American English.
British Invasion Night
You would think that John, Paul, George and Ringo were back together again. If you missed the Beatles, don't miss American English.
August 16 Mr. Myers.
Turn downtown Aurora into Margaritaville! Beach music, Caribbean sounds, Calypso and a little rock and roll blended together by the talented Mr. Myers.
August 23 Generations
will put some glide in your slide and some pep in your step as the kick out some of the funkiest R&B, Disco
and Dance Jams of the '70's

Concert in the Park, Music At The Gazebo, Usher Park, Walnut & Irving Park, Itasca, 630-773-2257,
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The Itasca Park District presents their 21st Annual Family Concert Series. Music at the Gazebo is a free six week family outdoor concert series held at Usher Park. Each concert will begin at 7p and end at 8:30p. In case of rain the performance will be canceled. Bring your friends and your lawn chairs too! Get ready to hear some great music!!
Wed 7/10/02 7-8:30p Only Sons:,
  June 19 British Export | Classic Rock
June 26 Larry BemBen Orchestra | Big Band
July 10 The Only Sons | Classic Rock
July 17 Bopology | Combines Swing music with up-tempo Jazz
July 24 Happy Hearts | Polka Band
July 31 Midway Ramblers | Cajun Band

Concert in the Park, Community Recreation Center, 333 W. Dundee, Wheeling, 847-465-3333,
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2002 Sounds of Summer Concert Series - FREE!
LOCATION: CRC Shelter, Wednesday 7-8:30p
Wed 7/17/02 New Invaders:,
7/10 BBI (70's and 80's Rock)
7/17 The New Invaders (1960's Tribute)
7/24 Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band
7/31 Video Stars (80's Cover band)
8/7 Lynne Jordan & The Shivers (Blues)
8/14 Roots Rock Society (Reggae, Calypso, and other music)

Concert in the Park, Music At The Gazebo, Riverfront Park Gazebo, 8600 W Grand Ave (1 blk E of River Rd on S side of Grand Ave at Ditka Dr), River Grove, 708-453-8000,,
Wed 7/24/02 June 19th The Coyotees
June 26th In Tune
July 10th Dooley Brothers
"River Front Fest" Weekend Entertainment
7:30p July 24th Route 66
July 31st British Export
August 7th Video Stars
August 14th Bopology
August 21st Midway Ramblers
August 28th Maggie Speaks
September 4th Skyliners

Concert in the Park, Viking Park Bandshell, 4374 Old Grand Ave, Gurnee, 847-623-7788, 847-599-3745,
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Concert Under the Stars 2002 The Gurnee Park District will again present our Concert Under the Stars series, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, TDS Metrocom, and The News Sun, on Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 p every week beginning June 20 through August 8. All concerts are free and will be held at the Viking Park Bandshell. Bring a lawnchair or blanket for your comfort and join us for a summer of wonderful entertainment and a great evening. In case of inclement weather on concert dates, please call the recorded message at 847-599-3745 after 5p for an alternate concert location.
Thu 7/25/02 7-8:30p Only Sons:,
This season's schedule includes: JUNE 20, the Viking Park Singers (community chorus) ; JUNE 27, The Sting Rays (50's, 60's & 70's rock-n-roll); JULY 11, The Decatur Park Singers (show tunes); JULY 18, Incognitos (music from the 50's to the 90's); JULY 25, The Fabulous Murray Brothers (20th Century rock-n-roll tunes); AUGUST 1, Video Stars (80's music and more); AUGUST 8, Beatle Brothers (Beatles favorites).

Concert in the Park, 2002 STARLIGHT CONCERT SERIES, Evanston,
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2002 Starlight Concert Series, 7:30 - 9 p Free to the Public
Tuesday concerts at Dawes Park Sheridan Rd. at Church St. (at the lagoon)
Thursday concerts at James Park Dodge Ave. at Mulford (south of Oakton) June 2002
Rain site for all concerts: First United Methodist Church, 1630 Hinman (at Church St.)
If rain threatens, please call
847-328-4650 after 4p for a rain site update.
Tue 7/23/02 7:30-9p Revolver:,

Thursday June 20 02 (James Park) Jimmy Johnson - Grammy Award-nominated guitar player and vocalist.
Thursday June 27 02 (James Park) Aswah Greggori - seven-piece band mixes roots reggae with rock rhythms.
Tuesday July 9 02 (Dawes Park) Devil in a Woodpile - combines a purposefully rustic and particularly American recipe of blues, ragtime, bluegrass, folk and gospel.
Thursday July 11 02 (James Park) Bobby Broom Trio - an extraordinarily subtle jazz band.
Tuesday July 16 02 (Dawes Park) Blue Skies - Tribute to Richard Rodgers.
Thursday July 18 02 (James Park) Rico! - delicious and rich Afro-Cuban rhythms, jazz jams, raggae-beat, sweet soul and belting rock.
Tuesday July 23 02 (Dawes Park) Revolver - local favorite among Beatles fans.
Thursday July 25 02 (James Park) Flashback Chicago - energetic R&B and soft, sensual ballads.
Tuesday July 30 02 (Dawes Park) West End Jazz Band - Celebrating jazz great Bix Beiderbecke.
Thursday Aug 1 02 (James Park) 1 Katherine Davis & the Fabulous Four - featuring hits of classic female Blues singers.
Tuesday Aug 6 02 (Dawes Park) Adams Magnificent Music - an exceptional combination of flute, harp and string instruments, which produces a rich, full orchestral sound.
Tuesday Aug 13 02 (Dawes Park) Ken Arlen Orchestra - Playing jazz to Motown, to the cutting-edge sounds coming out of Chicago's leading dance clubs.

Concert in the Park, Scoville Park, Oak Park Ave & Lake St, Oak Park, 708–383–0002,, SUMMER CONCERTS,
Scoville Park Summer Concerts will be held 5:30-7 p Sundays through Sept. 1 at Scoville Park, Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue. (No concerts will be held Aug. 4, 18 and 25. Concerts will be cancelled one hour before the performance if the weather is inclement.) July 28: British Export, a tribute to the Beatles. Aug. 11: Big Guitars From Memphis.
Sun 7/28/02 5:30-7p British Export:,

Concert in the Park, Concerts in Hamill Square, Franklin Park. Performances begin at 7 p Bring lawn chairs or blankets. (847) 671-4800. Aug. 11: Legacy Entertainment, performances by Patsy Cline, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley impersonators
Sun Aug. 11 7p Legacy Entertainment, performances by Patsy Cline, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley impersonators

Concert in the Park, Hoffman Estates Village Green, 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway (Off Beverly Rd XI-90, & Higgins), Hoffman Estates,, Map,
The Village of Hoffman Estates is pleased to announce the 2002 schedule for its annual Summer Concert Series at the Hoffman Estates Village Green, located at 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway in Hoffman Estates. Concerts begin at 7p Concert admission is free. Garibaldi’s will provide food and beverage concessions for purchase. Due to the outdoor amphitheater setting, patrons are encouraged to bring picnics and folding chairs for seating.
Thu 8/8/02 7p Stardust: A vivacious female vocal trio who recreate the essence of the bygone eras of the 1920s through the 1960s with song, dance and colorful costumes.
August 15: 7p Brit Beat, the Sound of Beatlemania: Enjoy mop tops, authentic instruments, suits and dynamic vocals. They will take you back to the invasion from Liverpool to relive the 1960s.

Concert in the Park, Sounds of Summer Concerts, Vail-Campbell Park, Arlington Heights,
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Starting on Friday June 7 thru August 30, 7-8:30p.
Fri 8/16/02 7-8:30p YESTERDAY:,
June 7 Hersey Steel Drum Band and Noise Pollution, (percussion)
June 14 At Rock (a cappella)
June 21 Jimmy's Bavarian (German)
June 28 Special Consensus (bluegrass)
July 12 Donnybrook (traditional Irish)
July 19 Arlington Jazz (jazz)
July 26 Isla (Celtic and Appalacian)
August 9 Arranmore (traditional Irish and folk)
August 16 Yesterday (Beatles tribute)
August 23 Brassworks Brass Quintet (classical and show tunes)
August 30 Joe Sonnefeldt's Steel and Jazz Quarter (island and reggae)