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One Direction Star Liam Payne Celebrates 21st Birthday in Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — If you were a star in one of the world’s most popular boy bands and could celebrate your 21st birthday anywhere in the world, where would it be? Chicago, of course! One […]

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Naperville North High School

Naperville Student Organizes Benefit Concert For Hospital That Saved Dad’s Life

A Naperville North High School student is playing music to say “thanks” to doctors who saved her dad’s life, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

05/19/2014

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July 4th Fireworks, Concert Returning To Elgin

After going the past five years without a Fourth of July fireworks show for budget reasons, Elgin is bringing back the Independence Day tradition this summer, with help from the Grand Victoria Casino.

02/14/2014

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Billy Joel To Return To Wrigley Field For Solo Concert

Five years after teaming up with Elton John for a concert at Wrigley Field, Billy Joel will return this summer for a solo concert.

01/16/2014

(L-R) Walter Parazaider and Lee Loughnane of Chicago onstage at Olympic Park on February 23, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Chicago To Play Tornado Benefit Concert

Grammy-winners Chicago will play a free benefit concert later this month to raise money for tornado recovery efforts in Illinois.

01/14/2014

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, Brian Littrell and Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys perform during the opening night of 'In a World Like This' 2013 tour at Charter One Pavilion on August 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images

Fans Angered By Shut Down Of Backstreet Boys Concert

Fans of the Backstreet Boys were upset Friday night when their concert was shut down, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

08/03/2013

Crowds leave Wrigley Field's open space Friday as a Pearl Jam concert is delayed. (Damon Ranger)

Outdoor Pearl Jam, Phish Concerts Halted For Weather

A concert-goer tells CBS 2 that frontman Eddie Vedder and his band played eight songs before it was announced the band would take a 35-minute break because of lightning.

07/19/2013

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Guide To Jason Aldean At Wrigley Field

Chicago’s Wrigley Field is going to be a major hotspot this weekend with Jason Aldean’s “Night Train Tour” rolling in on Saturday, July 20th with Kelly Clarkson, Jake Owen, and Thomas Rhett. US99.5 wants you to be ready for the show and have a ton of fun with them, so they wrote you this handy guide!

07/19/2013

Mud at Northerly Island. (Credit: CBS)

Buffett Concert-Goers Angry After Lawn Seating Turns Into Mud Bath

He sings about cheeseburgers in paradise, but some Jimmy Buffett fans say they got mud baths in hell at a weekend concert in Chicago.

07/01/2013

Chicagoland Speedway Crowd

Noise From Music Fest At Chicagoland Speedway Has Neighbors Up In Arms

Most of the complaints seem to be coming from the east of the Chicagoland Speedway in new Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena as grandstands protect the other three sides.

05/25/2013

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The Who, Johnny Cash Tribute Added To GRAMMY Nominations Concert

The Who will play NYC’s Madison Square Garden on the night of the nominations concert.

12/04/2012

Groovestock

‘Groovestock’ 3-Day Music Festival Shut Down When Landowners Balk

Police pulled the plug on a music festival that was expected to draw 1,000 people this past weekend, after the owners of the land for the festival said they were only expecting 20 campers to show up.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Members of the Gay Men's Chorus performed '80s-era songs for Water Tower shoppers Friday. (CBS/Lisa Fielding)

Gay Men’s Chorus Ushers In Pride Weekend

Artistic Director Patrick Sinozich says the chorus is about music and camaraderie.

06/22/2012

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen To Play Wrigley Field On Sept. 7

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band will be playing at Wrigley Field on Sept. 7.

04/13/2012

Maroon 5 Concert

Hundreds Pack Union Station For Maroon 5, Sara Bareilles Concert

Hundreds of people crowded into Union Station Thursday night, but they weren’t waiting for a train.

CBS 2–03/02/2012

Bruce Springsteen

Report: Bruce Springsteen To Play At Wrigley In September

The Boss may be coming to Wrigley Field, and we don’t mean Cubs baseball operations president Theo Epstein.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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Suit: Rapper Attacked Man After Chicago Concert

A Chicago man is suing the rap group Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony after the leader allegedly attacked him on the tour bus after a Logan Square concert.

10/19/2011

Soul Train

Don Cornelius Honored At ‘Soul Train’ Annivesary Concert

Don Cornelius was back in his hometown Monday, as Chicagoans gathered for a free concert to honor the 40th anniversary of “Soul Train.”

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

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Tinley Park Concertgoer Charged In Crash That Killed Passenger

A 21-year-old Alsip woman has been charged in the death of another young woman over the weekend, in a crash while driving back from a concert in Tinley Park.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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