FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cuneo Mansion and Gardens Presents its Annual Summer Concert Series
Concerts will feature the music of several artists from Rod Stewart to ABBA
CHICAGO, May 29, 2013 — Loyola University Chicago’s Cuneo Mansion and Gardens will host its annual Summer Concert Series this July and August. Four live performances will take place, including: Rod Stewart Tribute, Piano Man Concert, Gone Country Concert, and ABBA Salute. All concerts will be held on the Cuneo Mansion Statuary Lawn, located at 1350 N. Milwaukee Avenue, in Vernon Hills, Illinois.
Admission to each concert is $20 per car. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs to sit on the lawn. Bauer’s Catering will be on-site offering food and beverages for purchase. More information on the bands scheduled to perform can be found below.
Rod Stewart Tribute Concert
Wednesday, July 10, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
- The energy of Rod Stewart comes alive in this tribute concert. Entertainer Steve Bobbitt has been performing as Stewart for more than 10 years, and he knows how to keep the crowd alive with his moves.
Piano Man Concert
Wednesday, July 24, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
- Piano Man is the ultimate tribute to Elton John and Billy Joel. Lead singer Mike Sigman does the duo justice with his uncanny ability to mimic the voices of these superstars.
Gone Country Concert
Wednesday, August 14, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
- This concert brings together an eclectic mix of country music’s most popular female stars from Taylor Swift and Shania Twain to Carrie Underwood and Sheryl Crow.
Wednesday, August 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- ABBA Salute is known as one of the most accurate representations of the world-renowned band ABBA. The band is fronted by two dynamic singers and backed by a group of world-class musicians.
About Cuneo Mansion and Gardens
Located in Vernon Hills, Illinois, Cuneo Mansion and Gardens houses the Cuneo family collection of fine antiques, paintings by world-famous artists, tapestries, sculptures, silver, and porcelain. In December 2009, the Cuneo Foundation, the family foundation of John F. Cuneo Jr., donated Cuneo Mansion and Gardens and its nearly 100 surrounding acres, an extensive collection of art and furnishings, and an in-kind distribution of funds to Loyola University Chicago, establishing the estate under Loyola’s ownership. Since receiving the estate, Loyola has completed a number of renovations and added a meeting and event pavilion for courses, lectures, and special events. In addition to a broad range of cultural events offered throughout the year, the University offers undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education coursework on site, continuing Loyola’s commitment to broadening educational opportunities in the greater Chicago area. To learn more about Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, visit LUC.edu/cuneo, “like” us at Facebook.com/cuneomansion, or follow us on Twitter via @CuneoMansion.
About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. Almost 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago.
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