26th Aug2014

Bryan Lubeck Fires it Up at The Homestead

  Growing up on the south side of Chicago I always remember the TV commercial for Indiana Beach saying “there’s more than corn in Indiana”. Last Saturday...

05th Aug2014

Heart Rocks Ravinia Once Again!

  No doubt about it, the Wilson sisters still got it and they are here to stay! Bold and beautiful, Ann and Nancy are aging like fine...

29th Jul2014

Umphrey’s McGee Soothes the Crowd at Ravinia Festival

  Always a pleasure to spend a night at Ravinia. This time it was for the great Chicago jam band Umphrey’s McGee. I have to tell you...

22nd Jul2014
Seize the Stage

Seize the Stage: A Musical Revue Concert Benefiting Camp Blackhawk, A Program of The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

  (Wilmette, IL) Seize the Stage: A Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy is back for its fifth year, raising funds for Camp Blackhawk. Camp Blackhawk, a program...

21st Jul2014
Crosby-Stills-Nash 2012

Crosby, Stills & Nash Play Ravinia to a Sold-Out Crowd

What a beautiful evening for an outdoor concert. I love Ravinia for many reasons such as the staff who are always very friendly and accommodating, and the...

18th Jul2014
counting crows

Counting Crows Excites the Crowd at Ravinia

  It was a beautiful Monday night and a sold-out show for the Counting Crows at Ravinia tonight and everyone was busy setting up out on the...

09th Jul2014

Sarah McLachlan Brings Her Living Room to Ravinia

  I could not think of a better way to spend the 4th of July weekend other than at Ravinia on a beautiful breezy summer evening. It...

06th Jul2014

Carrie The Musical Scares With Delight at the Biograph

  The original Broadway production of the musical version of Carrie was so notoriously flawed that for the past 25 years, the title has been a joke...

05th Jul2014
Music Earth Wind Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire Get the Party Started at Ravinia

  It was the start of what was to be a fantastic evening at Ravinia Festival with none other than Earth, Wind & Fire! This is my...

05th Jul2014

Summerfest 2014 Kicks Off With A Bang!

Milwaukee’s annual celebration of music kicked off Wednesday with a packed bill and throngs of people, even though it was the middle of a work day with...