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The Beach Boys And Kool And The Gang Coming To Chicago’s Montrose Beach This Friday

Two legendary acts are coming to Montrose Beach this Friday. They’ll be playing a live show on the sand — a rare occurrence in Chicago.

06/23/2015

Kool & the Gang! (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Guide To The K-HITS ‘Summer In The City’ Concert On The Beach With The Beach Boys And Kool & The Gang

On Friday, June 26th, The Beach Boys and Kool & The Gang will be in Chicago for a unique concert experience at Chicago’s Montrose Beach.

06/23/2015

Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons performs for fans on day 1 of the 2013 Splendour In The Grass Festival on July 26, 2013 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

After Weather Delay, Show To Go On For Mumford & Sons

Two days later than originally planned, British rockers Mumford & Sons were ready to perform at Montrose Beach on Friday, and some tickets are now available to their previously sold-out show.

06/19/2015

Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons performs for fans on day 1 of the 2013 Splendour In The Grass Festival on July 26, 2013 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Mumford & Sons Delay Montrose Beach Concert Until Friday

Unable to get their stage built on time, Mumford & Sons has postponed their lakefront concert in Chicago until Friday.

06/17/2015

Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons performs on the "What" stage during the 2015 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 13, 2015 in Manchester, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Mumford & Sons’ Lakefront Show Sparks Concerns From Neighbors

A big concert Wednesday night has raised some big concerns along the lakefront, where Grammy winners Mumford & Sons will play before a crowd of 35,000 at Montrose Beach.

06/17/2015

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The Beach Boys And Kool And The Gang Coming To Chicago’s Montrose Beach

Two legendary acts are coming to Montrose Beach this summer, playing a live show on the sand — a rare occurrence in Chicago.

03/18/2015

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy talks to reporters about gun violence in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

‘Frustrated’ McCarthy: ‘We Had People Who Died Over The Weekend’

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy became a bit testy Monday during his weekly news conference on gun confiscations, when reporters peppered him with questions about something completely different.

07/14/2014

Police swarmed Montrose Avenue Beach Sunday night, responding to a fight in progress. Four officers were injured, including at least one struck in the head by a bottle thrown at police. Nine people were arrested. (CBS)

5 Charged In Montrose Beach Melee That Left 4 Cops Injured

Two men were charged with throwing bottles that struck police officers who were breaking up a large fight at Montrose Beach on Sunday, and three other men were charged in connection with the melee.

07/13/2014

A Chicago Park District lifeguard keeps an eye on swimmers at North Avenue Beach. (Credit: CBS)

Most Lake Michigan Beaches Reopen To Swimmers

A day after swimming was banned at most beaches on Lake Michigan in Chicago, due to high bacteria levels, the Chicago Park District has lifted swimming restrictions at all but two.

07/02/2014

A Chicago police officer talks to two women who were shot at Montrose Beach on Sunday. (Credit: Davante Hall)

Two Women Shot At Montrose Beach

The women were on the athletic fields at Montrose Beach, just south of the Wilson Avenue exit ramp from Lake Shore Drive, when they were shot around 6 p.m.

06/30/2014

(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

1 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.

06/30/2014

(Photo Credit: cpdbeaches.com)

Best Places To Sunbathe In Chicago

There are many spots to sunbathe in Chicago. Depending on the atmosphere one is looking for, there is the perfect sunbathing spot available for everyone.

06/28/2014

Photo courtesy of Boston

Guide To The K-HITS ‘Summer In The City’ Concert On The Beach With Boston And The Doobie Brothers

Summer Concert on the Beach Montrose Beach 200 Montrose Drive Chicago, Il KHITSChicago.com 5 PM — Gates Open 5:15 PM — Pat Simmons Jr. 5:50 PM — Million Dollar Quartet 6:30 PM — The Doobie […]

06/18/2014

(Photo Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo's Facebook)

Best Spots For Picnics In Chicago

Finding the perfect spot to picnic in Chicago is essential when some rest and relaxation are needed. Both families and couples will enjoy these best spots for picnics in Chicago.

05/30/2014

Boston will appear at the K-HITS Summer Concert On The Beach on June 21.

Doobie Brothers, Boston Headline June Concert On Montrose Beach

Tickets go on sale this Friday for a beachfront concert featuring The Doobie Brothers and Boston.

03/03/2014

(Photo Credit: McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum's facebook)

Best Places In Chicago To Take Family Photos

Instead of opting for the same old bland family photo this year, check out all the different scenic backdrop options that Chicago has to offer.

09/13/2013

North Avenue Beach (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Launches Free Wi-Fi At 5 Beaches

Posting pictures to social media of your day at the beach or answering a work email while soaking up the sun is easier now at a handful of spots along the lake, with five Chicago beaches now offering free wi-fi.

07/19/2013

Huey Lewis & the News

Guide To Huey Lewis & The News On Montrose Beach

Huey Lewis & The News is playing Chicago’s Montrose Beach for K-HITS Summer in the City concert. Don’t miss out! Find all the info you need to attend the show here…

06/20/2013

(Credit: cpdbeaches.com)

Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In Chicago

This town can brag about having one of the most attractive and accessible shorelines in the country as well as fine beaches that remain free.

06/08/2013

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Guide To Montrose Beach

A popular beach and also the largest public one in Chicago, Montrose Beach is located near the Uptown neighborhood. It has fun activities for everyone in the family including the dog.

08/21/2012

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