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Summer Concert Guide

POSTED AT 12:00 AM ON Apr. 28, 2005 

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Summer concerts can be a day-saver from those plagued with boredom during the hot months. With these huge events in Indianapolis and Chicago, a great time is just a few hours away.



Indianapolis Area

Verizon Wireless Music Center, 12880 E. 146th St., Noblesville, Ind.
www.verizonwirelessmusiccenter.com

May 13 -- Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley with Terri Clark, 7 p.m., $29 - $53.75

May 28 -- X-103's MayDay featuring 3 Doors Down along with Shinedown, Crossfade, and No Address, 5 p.m., $19 - $39

June 12 -- Dave Matthews Band with Yonder Mountain String Band, 7 p.m., $39 - $56.50

June 13 -- Dave Matthews Band with Robert Randolph & The Family Band, 7 p.m., $39 - $56.50

July 1 -- Santana with Los Lonely Boys, Salvador Santana Band, 7 p.m., $20 - $46.50

July 7 -- Anger Management Tour 3, featuring Eminem, Ludacris, Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, D12, Obie Trice, 7 p.m., $54 - $82.50

July 16 -- Toby Keith with Lee Ann Womack, Shooter Jennings, 7:30 p.m., $32.75 - $67.75

July 18 -- Avril Lavigne with Butch Walker, 7 p.m., $38 - $46

July 20 -- Vans Warped Tour 2005 with the Offspring, Senses Fail, the Starting Line, Dropkick Murphys, MXPX, Matchbook Romance, Atreyu, Motion City Soundtrack, Funeral For a Friend, Hallfax, Fall Out Boy, Thrice, & many more… noon, $20.24

July 21 -- Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, 7 p.m., $28 - $58

July 26 -- James Taylor and band, 7 p.m., $23 - $69.50

July 31 -- OzzFest 2005 featuring Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall, Black Label Society and more, 9 p.m., $30.50 - $75.50

Aug. 16 -- Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago, 7:30 p.m., $23.25 - $63.25

Aug. 26 -- Kenny Chesney with Gretchen Wilson, Pat Green, 8 p.m., $31.75 - $67.25

Aug. 29 -- Jack Johnson with Matt Costa and AOL, 7 p.m., $23 - $35

Aug. 31 -- Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band, 8 p.m., $36 - $86



Murat Center, 502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis
www.murat.com

May 5 -- Ben Folds, 8 p.m., $25

May 7 -- Jon Stewart, 7 and 10 p.m., $35.50 - $45.50

May 8 -- Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, 8 p.m., $40 - $50

May 21 -- Michael Buble, 8 p.m., $40 - $50

July 14 -- Mark Knopfler, 7:30 p.m., $39.50 - $100

July 23 -- Carole King, 8 p.m., $69.50 - $100





Chicago area

House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago
http://www.hob.com/venues/clubvenues/chicago

April 30 -- Anthrax, 6:30 p.m., $25

May 28 -- The Roots, 9 p.m., $23

June 10 -- Get Up Kids, 6 p.m., $16.50

July 6 -- Pat Benatar, 7:30 p.m., $39.50

Aug. 7, Aug. 8 -- Chris Isaak, 7:30 p.m., $55



Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago
www.victheatre.com

May 1 -- Papa Roach with special guests Trust Company and No Warning, 6:30 p.m., $19

May 14 -- Lifehouse, 7:30 p.m., $22.50

June 11 -- Spoon, 9 p.m., $17



Riviera Theater, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago
www.victheatre.com

May 3 -- Ben Folds, 7 p.m., $25





Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago
www.metrochicago.com

May 4 -- Garbage, 7:30 p.m., $31

June 9 -- Get Up Kids, 6:30 p.m., $17



Tweeter Center, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, Ill.
http://www.tweetercenter.com/chicago/main.asp

May 21 -- Reba McEntire, 7 p.m., $29 - $53.75

June 2 -- Dave Matthews Band, 7 p.m., $39.50 - $57

June 3 -- Judas Priest, 7:30 p.m., $23 - $53

July 15 -- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and the Black Crowes, 7:15 p.m., $28 - $59.50

July 23 -- Vans Warped Tour, noon, $29.75



Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Avenue and 4800 North, Chicago
www.aragon.com

May 4 -- Weezer, 7:30 p.m., $27



Congress Theatre, 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
www.congresschicago.com

May 6 -- Nine Inch Nails, 7:30 p.m., $30





United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago
www.unitedcenter.com

May 7, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21 -- U2, 7:30 p.m., $49.50 - $165





Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, Ill.
www.peoriaciviccenter.com

May 10 -- Green Day, 7 p.m., $33.50





Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
www.auditoriumtheatre.org

May 10 -- Trey Anastasio, 7 p.m., $36





Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago
www.thechicagotheatre.com

June 25 -- Moody Blues, 8 p.m., $45 - $75



Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont, Ill.
www.rosemont.com/visiting/theatre.shtml

July 22 -- George Lopez, 8 p.m., $43 - $53



UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison St., Chicago
www.vcsa.uic.edu/MainSite/departments/uic_pavilion/home

June 20 -- Oasis, 7 p.m., $37.50 - $45



Genesee Theatre, 221 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, Ill.
www.geneseetheatre.org

July 23 -- Jewel, 8 p.m., $33.50 - $63.50



Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Ill.
www.starplazatheatre.com

July 31 -- Huey Lewis and the News, 7 p.m., $32 - $42

Aug. 14 -- Kelly Clarkson, 7 p.m., $39.50

Aug. 23 -- Clay Aiken, 7:30 p.m., $40 - $50



To purchase tickets or for ticket information, venue locations and directions, check out www.ticketmaster.com.

 

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