Grab your shades and throw on your tank top, it’s time for summer concerts in Chicago! If you haven’t snatched up tickets and booked a hotel room, it’s time to make some moves, tickets are selling out and rooms are going like hotcakes. Check out what’s rocking Chicago this summer!
Jimmy Buffett (June 27) – Parrot heads rejoice! Join fellow fans in Chicago at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater on Jimmy’s Workin’ n Playin’ Tour. Is there anything more to say? Tickets are on sale now.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett (June 27) – See this dynamic duo sing the night away as they grace the stage at the Ravinia Pavilion during the Ravinia Music Festival in Riverside. This tour is not to be missed. Watch for the ticket release in April.
The Grateful Dead (July 3, 4 and 5) – To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead, the four original members – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir — will reunite at Chicago’s Soldier Field, nearly 20 years to the day of the last Grateful Dead concert, which took place at the same venue. “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead” will occur over three nights on July 3, 4, and 5, 2015, marking the original members’ last-ever performance together. The band will be joined by Trey Anastasio (guitar), Jeff Chimenti (keyboards), and Bruce Hornsby (piano). The group will perform two sets of music each night.
Lollapalooza (July 31, August 1 and 2) – The magical combination of twelve letters that drive heavy metal, alternative rock, punk rock and hip hop fans nuts. The weekend long festival held at Grant Park attracts fans from across the nation to this once-in-a-lifetime eclectic event. The event provides and showcases music from popular headlining bands, although the 2015 has yet to be released, 2014 headliners included Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon and Calvin Harris as well as up-and-coming artists such as Cage the Elephant, Iggy Azalea and Rebelution. Lollapalooza has been held in Grant Park since 2003 and fans definitely do not see it stopping anytime soon. Tickets and weekend passes go on sale soon so keep your eyes open!
Don’t fight the downtown traffic and spend big bucks on downtown hotel rooms, not to mention outrageous overnight parking fees. The four hotels in Burr Ridge are conveniently located in the upscale, suburban neighborhood of Burr Ridge at the I-55 and County Line Road intersection, exits 276 A & B. A straight shot from the city. Choose from the full-service Chicago Southwest Marriott at Burr Ridge, SpringHill Suites Burr Ridge, Extended StayAmerica Burr Ridge or the Quality Inn & Conference Center.
Whether you’re planning a summer vacation to Chicago or checking out a spur-of-the-moment concert or event in the Chicago area, the four hotels in Burr Ridge continue to provide safe and comfortable upscale lodging just outside the city. Any of the four hotels located in Burr Ridge (about 18 miles from Downtown Chicago) will provide you and your family and friends a convenient and money saving place to stay (plus free on-site parking!). Whether you’re catching a show in the city or just passing through Chicago on the way to another destination, Burr Ridge is one of your best options for convenient and comfortable accommodations. Enjoy the summer!