Sunday, September 2, 2012
The sold-out show Saturday night was the last part of the Triple Play Concert Series.
Styx, known for hits "Lady" and "Come Sail Away," played a sold-out show Saturday night at the Village Commons. The Chicago-born rock band was the final headlining act in the Triple Play Concert Series. Do you have photos from the concert? Share them on Patch! What was your favorite song?
Friday, August 31, 2012
The band performs Saturday night at the Village Commons.
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Friday, August 31, 2012
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Get all of the information you need for the final show in the 2012 Triple Play Concert Series.
The Chicago-born Styx band is the final act in the Triple Play Concert Series. Concertgoers can look forward to top hits from the band, including "Lady" and "Come Sail Away" along with newer releases, such as "Pieces of Eight." Last month New Lenox residents rocked out to Heart, led by vocalists Ann and Nancy Wilson, and by female country musician Sara Evans in June, as well as Night Ranger. This Labor Day weekend, the 1970s and '80s-famed band, Styx, is the headliner act. . All tickets for the Triple Play Concert Series were sold out in July. Those fortunate enough to be holding tickets for the outdoor performance can also look forward to two warm-up bands, Casey Abrams, a Wilmette native and American Idol hit, along with Pride of Lions…
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The second leg of the 2012 Triple Play Concert Series brought a sold out audience to New Lenox on a gorgeous summer evening. If you took photos of your own, share them on Patch!
When residents headed toward the Village Commons for the Heart concert on Friday, July 20, they were greeted with mid-70 degree weather for the first time in a while. It was hard not to find a person enjoying themselves at the second part of the 2012 Triple Play Concert Series. First, Hit Parade took the stage by playing many covers of hard rock songs from the 1970's and 80's. Next, Naperville native and ex-American Idol contestant Gina Glocksen took the stage around 7:15 p.m. Glocksen paused a few times during her act to say how 'cool' it was to be performing at the Village Commons. "Dreams do come true," she said of the opportunity to open for Heart. Heart appeared a few minutes earlier than its 9 p.m. scheduled start. The hard rock …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Ready to rock out to "Barracuda" and "Crazy on You" in New Lenox? Get everything you need for tonight's show, including information about seating, a shuttle and the weather.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Heart is coming to play at the Village Commons on Friday, July 20. Get all the information you need for the show.
After New Lenox rocked out to female country musician Sara Evans last month, residents get two more strong female vocalists, as the Triple Play Concert Series continues with Heart headlining the show. Tickets sold out before 3 p.m. Monday, July 16, Mayor Tim Baldermann said. Here's more information about the upcoming Heart show: Concert info: The concert is Friday, July 20, at the Village Commons. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Lineup: Heart is the headliner and will play closer to 8 or 9 p.m. Naperville native and American Idol contestant Gina Glocksen will go on at 7:15 p.m. Not familiar with the bands? Check out their websites: Shuttle service: Free bus shuttle from the United Methodist Church of New Lenox to and from the event will be …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Triple Play concerts. Proud American Days. The French Market. Movie Nights. There's no shortage of fun to be had at the Village Commons this year. Get a full schedule here.
Looking for a little summer fun? You might not have to leave New Lenox. At the Village Commons, there's concerts, movie nights, fireworks, festivals and lots more. Below is a rundown of the events, and see the attached PDF for a complete schedule. STAY UPDATED! Like New Lenox Patch on Facebook and sign up for our email newsletter for the latest news and events around town. Bring out the family for a weekend of fun at this village-sponsored carnival at the Village Commons, which runs May 17 through May 20. Tickets for all rides and attractions may be purchased at the ticket counter the day of the carnival. The times are: Runs 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from May 12 through Oct. 6 in the south parking lot of Village Hall, 1 Veterans …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The headliner for the first Triple Play concert of 2012 rocked the crowd in New Lenox last weekend. Watch them perform "Sister Christian" and check out some footage of the opening band, Peace Museum.
Night Ranger opened the 2012 Triple Play Concert Series in New Lenox, rocking a crowd of about 5,000 people and bringing up Mayor Tim Baldermann and friends on stage to perform Sister Christian. The annual concert series will feature Heart on July 20 and Styx on Sept. 1. Opening for Night Ranger was Peace Museum, which performed classic rock covers and original songs, as well as the Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik. Check back for video Wednesday of Ides of March's performance. Check out the videos above of Night Ranger performing Sister Christian and some highlights from Peace Museum's set. To see photos from the concert or to add your own, check out the photo gallery from the show: PHOTOS: Night Ranger, Ides of March Rock New Lenox…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
The Triple Play Concert Series opened with a beautiful evening and great music. If you have photos from the show, share them on Patch!
The New Lenox Village Commons was rocking Saturday as Night Ranger and Ides of March opened the 2012 Triple Play Concert Series. Peace Museum was the first band to go on, playing some great classic rock songs that included American Girl by Tom Petty and Carry on My Wayward Son by Kansas, as well as some good originals. Ides of March, led by .38 Special and Survivor frontman Jim Peterik, was the second band, and Peterik might have stolen the show (look for video in the next day or two). During a 15-minute version of Eye of the Tiger, Peterik ran through the crowd with his guitar, danced with fans, stopped to take photos and at one point appeared to do a semi-somersault. Finally, the headlining band came on and delivered. Night Ranger kept …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Night Ranger and the Ides of March kick off the 2012 festivities Saturday night. Get all the information you need for the show.
New Lenox's annual Triple Play Concert Series opens this weekend with Night Ranger headlining the show. We've got all of the information you need: what to bring, who's opening and how to get last-minute tickets. Concert info: The concert is Saturday, June 2, at the Village Commons. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Lineup: Night Ranger is the headliner and will play closer to 8 or 9 p.m. The opening bands are Peace Museum, going on at about 5:45 p.m., and Ides of March, featuring Jim Peterik, close to 7:15. Not familiar with the bands? Check out their websites: Still need tickets? Tickets are on sale for $60, which gets you admission to not only the Night Ranger concert but also Heart in July and Styx in September. They must be purchased at Village…