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Downtown Alive! 97Nine & Chicago 6
June 29

ShowDowntown Alive! 97Nine & Chicago 6
DateFriday, Jun 29 2018
TimeGates: 6 p.m.
Show: 7:30 p.m.
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CHICAGO 6: 7:30 p.m.

Former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton has put the band back together with his former Super Bowl teammates Otis Wilson and Steve McMichael for a revival of the Chicago 6 – a band originally formed out of the free time created by the 1987 NFL strike. If you thought these guys rocked on the field, wait until you see them on stage…and boy, they can really sing! Band members also include M&R Rush guitarist John McFarland and brothers Ed and Matt Kammerer. What to expect with Chicago 6? Some good, fun music including Motown, classic rock, country, parodying of popular hit songs and more. Plus, hear inside stories about their days with the Bears!

97nine: 9 p.m.

Love classic rock? Want to hear all the greatest hits of the genre? Then you need 97Nine. Having all grown up listening to Chicago’s Loop 97.9FM rock radio, these incredible musicians take the stage each night and recreate the visceral experience most everyone had with the music of an unmistakable era. Boasting countless years of experience honing their craft, these four brothers-in-arms command any stage with their unmatched energy and skill. 97Nine plays classic arena rock like no other band can play, with infectious energy and passion you grew up loving so much. We dare you not to pump your fist.


This event is all general admission. Seating will be provided from the stage to just past the sound tower. There is also an open area (concrete and lawn) behind the seating section for bag chairs. Both sections are general admission and first come, first served. Each ticket allows access into both the seating section and open area. Bag chairs are not allowed in the seating section. Blankets are allowed on the lawn only. SEE MAP

Events take place rain or shine. If event is canceled in its entirety (headliner performs less than 30 minutes), a credit in the amount of the face value of your ticket will be issued to your customer account. The credit may be used toward a future ticket purchase at RiverEdge Park or Paramount Theatre. No refunds will be issued. READ ALL POLICIES

Children 12 and under are admitted free to Downtown Alive! events and must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. A physical ticket is still required to enter the park, so please visit any of the ticket booths outside the park upon arrival for free children tickets. Children must be present to obtain free ticket.


In addition to the main food vendor Genoa Italian Concessions, this event will also feature Aurora Noon Lions, Señor Taco and Umbrella Azul. Please note: food vendors are subject to change.