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Aug
23
Tue
Chicago Dancing Festival @ Multiple Chicago Locations
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

August 23, 2016 – August 27, 2016

river north dance chicagoThe 10th annual Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from Chicago and across the country to present the largest dance festival in the nation. Just as the Festival draws from top dance companies across the nation, this year’s program will once again be featured in top venues across Chicago’s downtown summer playground, including the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park.

Chicago White Sox v Philadelphia Phillies @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Whitesox

The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox compete in Major League Baseball MLB as a member club of the American League AL Central division. The White Sox play their home games at U.S. Cellular Field, located on the city’s South Side. They are one of two major league clubs in Chicago; the other is the Chicago Cubs, who are a member of the National League NL Central division. The team is currently owned by Jerry Reinsdorf.

The High Kings @ City Winery Chicago
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

the-high-kingsIreland’s Folk Band of the Year, The High Kings, is Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. Coming from impressive musical pedigrees, The High Kings grew up in households soaked in the Irish musical tradition. Since 2008, they have sold out hundreds of shows in Ireland and the U.S., made numerous TV appearances, and achieved platinum status with their first two albums – they are a phenomenal live band as we found out last year in their critically-acclaimed debut at the Big Top en route to Milwaukee Irish Fest. This year they’re joined by fellow Irish Fest performers Socks in the Frying Pan, a multi-award winning trio from County Clare whose dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around.

Aug
24
Wed
Morgan Heritage @ Double Door
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

morgan-heritageMorgan Heritage, also known as the Royal Family of Reggae, will be performing their newest album Strictly Roots live at Double Door. Strictly Roots masterfully incorporates R&B, pop, and dancehall while staying true to their organic reggae sounds. This eclectic album represents a milestone for both the reggae genre of music and Morgan Heritage, as this is their first album recorded on their own label CTBC (Cool To Be Conscious) Music Group.

Strictly Roots is also comprised of some impressive guest singers, ranging from pop/dancehall singer Shaggy, to American Reggae and R&B vocalist J Boog, to members of the AMerican Grammy-nominated pop reggae band SOJA.

Counting Crows & Rob Thomas @ FirstMerit Bank Pavillion at Northerly Island
Aug 24 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

counting-crowsSee Counting Crows live during the Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour with special guests Hollis Brown, and Citizen Cope September 12 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island!

Buffy Sainte-Marie @ City Winery
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Buffy Sainte-Marie with special guest Donovan Woods

buffy-saintePopular 1960’s singer-songwriter and multi-award-winning Buffy Sainte-Marie, widely known for her songs “Cod’ine,” “Universal Soldier,” “Until It’s Time for You to Go,” and “Starwalker” has released a captivating new album Power in the Blood. Sainte-Marie will be putting on a memorable performance with guest star Donovan Woods flaunting her continuous ability of composing unique songs that hold strong meaning.

Aug
25
Thu
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mariners @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

white-sox-vs-seattle-mariners
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox compete in Major League Baseball MLB as a member club of the American League AL Central division. The White Sox play their home games at U.S. Cellular Field, located on the city’s South Side. They are one of two major league clubs in Chicago; the other is the Chicago Cubs, who are a member of the National League NL Central division. The team is currently owned by Jerry Reinsdorf.

Hours:

Thursday & Friday: 7:10 p.m.
Saturday: 6:10 p.m.
Sunday: 1:10 p.m.

Eric Roberson @ City Winery
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

eric-robersonInspirational singer-songwriter and producer Eric Roberson, also known as Erro, is one of today’s most popular independent artists. Known for breaking boundaries and not conforming to big music label standards, Eric shares a unique message through his personal, poetic, and progressive musical creations.

Eric’s artistry shows off his ability to work effortlessly with a large assortment of genres, including Soul, Rhythm & Blues, House, Hip-Hop, Jazz, and more. He is well known for his lively performances, enchanting his audience and impressing them with his ability to bring songs to life and even free-style new songs with inspiration from the audience.

The large fan-base that Eric has acquired show immense support for him as an independent artist, and as the first independent artist to be nominated for BET award as well as a recipient of the Underground Artist of the Year BETJ Virtual Award with Rahsaan Patterson, it is clear that Eric’s boundary-breaking and influential songs have made him one of today’s most respected musicians.

John Fogerty @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

john-fogertyRock icon and Grammy Award winner John Fogerty makes his much-anticipated Ravinia debut on Aug. 25 as part of his Rollin’ On The River tour. While he was the lead singer and lead guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty penned some of the most memorable songs in rock history, including “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising,” and “Fortunate Son.” Fogerty has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame and been featured on Rolling Stone’s lists of the Top 100 Greatest Guitarists and Top 100 Singers of all time.

Aug
26
Fri
ZooBrew @ Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

August 26, 2016 – August 27, 2016

zoo-brewEnjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, anteaters and ales…all at Brookfield Zoo’s fifth annual ZooBrew. ZooBrew is a one-of-a-kind, unique beer-tasting event featuring over 80 beers.

Admission:

Ages: 21+