Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation. Find out how to help and where you can watch or listen in the Chicago area.
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert Wednesday. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including more than 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, starting …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Don't miss Great Lakes Lab Rescue's annual event at Silverado, and Messiah Lutheran's Rummage Sale.
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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Enjoy everything Elmhurst has to offer this weekend. For more events, check out our calendar, and tell us what we missed in the comments. 1. ACCORDIAN CONCERT Where/When: 8 p.m. Saturday, at Elmhurst American Legion, 310 W. Butterfield Rd. Why Go: The Chicago Accordion Club is dedicated to fans of accordions and accordion music everywhere. Membership is not required to attend, dress is casual and pizza is served. Doors open at 6 p.m., pre-meeting music is at 6:30 p.m., membership meeting is at 7:30 p.m. and the main act takes the stage at 8 p.m. Cost: $10 for members, $13 for nonmembers 2. ALL-NIGHT FLEA MARKET Where/When: 5 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m Sunday at DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton Why Go: Shop for treasure in…
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
This is not your grandmother's Christian music group.
There wasn't a frown to be found last Sunday night at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 155 W. Brush Hill Road. World-famous Christian rock band Jars of Clay wowed the audience with hits spanning their 15-year career. Sponsored by Shine FM, the concert sold out days ahead of time, and hundreds had lined up outside the church an hour before the show. Many concertgoers came from nearby suburbs to attend. Christine Shannon traveled with her two children from Naperville for the event. "I've been going to (Jars of Clay) shows since the 90s, and I try to make it every time they visit Chicago," she said. Christine wasn't alone. Dozens of die-hard fans made the trip from around the Chicago area. Walking through the audience, it was hard …