Very little is known about Bob Dylan, even to this blogger. Most likely emerging within the past few years, he appears to be some kind of singer/songwriter. Starting out so early, it’s good to see such an up-and-coming artist hosting his very own music festival. Let’s hope he can handle the spotlight…
Yeah right. In all honesty, what more can be said about Mr. Dylan? He has been an American music staple through good times and bad, through folk genius and questionable electric guitar choices, and through America’s triumphs and slip-ups. In the past year he released his 35th (!) studio album, Temptest to universal praise and high sales.
Now, alongside such great acts as My Morning Jacket, Ryan Bingham, and Chicago’s own Wilco, he is headlining the Americanarama Music Festival. It comes to the Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois on July 12. The event will begin at 5:30, with doors opening at 4:30. Pre-sale tickets are available at Ticketmaster now.
As the year comes to a close, it is time to honor the people who have made the Department of Fine and Performing Arts a spectacular place to be this year. Seeing as how the department is so big, this will include faculty and students.
On Wednesday, May 1 from 1 to 3PM, gather together with your favorite teachers and friends in the Newhart Family Theatre for an awards ceremony celebrating this year in Loyola’s dance, music, theatre and fine arts sectors.
Following the ceremony, a light dinner reception will be held in the Palm Court to honor graduating seniors and allow you to say farewell to departing friends, faculty, and staff. Patrons must RSVP here to attend.
Sons of the Never Wrong
On April 27th, DanceWorks Chicago and Sons of of the Never Wrong will share the stage at North Shore Center for the Performing Arts as part of Chicago Dance Month. Beginning at 7:30PM, the performance will feature both companies in an innovative exploration of dance, live music, and performing arts.
Under the artistic direction of Julie Nakagawa, DanceWorks Chicago focuses on the artistic development of dancers through mentorship, exploration, and collaboration.
Comprised of six dancers, the company seeks to engage the community in a participatory dialogue of innovative work. Chicago-based folk music trio Sons of the Never Wrong marked their twentieth anniversary this past fall, releasing King Fisher King and Church of the Never Wrong in celebration. Current members Bruce Roper, Deborah Lader, and Sue Demel continue to tour and record.
Experience this one-of-a-kind performance at half price with the Chicago Dance Month promotional code given here! Tickets range from $20 to $32, and are available online or by phone at 847.673.6300.