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Concert Fri Jul 10 2009

Come on! Feel the Illinoise!

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With the weather in the mid-80's over the next few days, what better way to enjoy the weekend than with some live music in the park? This weekend (July 10th - 13th), over 50 performers from across Illinois will gather in Millennium Park for the 4th annual Great Performers of Illinois Festival. The festival celebrates art unique to Illinois, and provides a something-for-everyone array of musical talent throughout the weekend. Let's just hope the thunderstorms on Sunday will pass quickly.

Dennis DeYoung (of Styx) will be receiving the 2009 Great Performers of Illinois award and will be performing at the Pritzger Pavilion Sunday at 7:30 pm. Other artists at the festival include The Fiery Furnaces, Jon Langford & Sally Timms, The Giving Tree Band, Alice Peacock and Her Band, and Common Loon. A full schedule of events can be found here. Between sets, make sure to check out the A-Maize-ing Corn Maze, circus arts, and even Abe Lincoln. All events are free and all ages.


 
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