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Chicago and Alpine Valley Shows Confirmed

Post by UpstateNYPH » February 20, 2008 6:39 pm

Live Nation has confirmed three more shows. Two shows at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on July 24, 2008, and July 26, 2008, and one show at Alpine Valley Music Theater on July 19,2008. Tickets on Sale Monday March 3 at 10:00am CST.
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Post by YuppieParrothead » February 21, 2008 12:41 am

Wow! A new stadium for Chicago. Kinda glad after seeing him in Tinley about 15 times. 3 shows in a week counting Alpine. That's a lot of fun in a very short time!
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Post by ejr » February 21, 2008 8:10 am

YuppieParrothead wrote:Wow! A new stadium for Chicago. Kinda glad after seeing him in Tinley about 15 times. 3 shows in a week counting Alpine. That's a lot of fun in a very short time!
I think a lot of us are reserving any excitement about the new venue until we get there and see how it works for a Buffett concert.

Three concerts in a week is great, but getting tickets won't be as much fun with them all on sale at the same time.

Sure hope this all works out for all of us!!!
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Post by BottleofRum » February 21, 2008 9:29 am

So where does he play on the Tuesday in-between? Indy? Cincy? Detroit?
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Post by Tiki Bar » February 21, 2008 10:00 am

:lol: :lol: ahhhh - it's that time of year... :wink:

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Post by Snowparrot » February 21, 2008 10:15 am

I have other commitments from July 18-24 ... way up in the mountains of British Columbia... and on July 26-27 back home, so Chicago will not be possible for me. :cry:
Jimmy, didn't you get my schedule for the summer?

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Post by STL PARROTHEAD » February 21, 2008 10:27 am

Snowparrot wrote:I have other commitments from July 18-24 ... way up in the mountains of British Columbia... and on July 26-27 back home, so Chicago will not be possible for me. :cry:
Jimmy, didn't you get my schedule for the summer?
oh no!!!!!!!!! reealllly? well, that just stinks........
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Post by rudybreno » February 21, 2008 11:26 am

I heard Toyota Park is a soccer/lacrosse stadium with some sort of permanent stage built on one of the ends specifically for concerts. Looks like they have seating plans for both assigned eating on the field, as well as GA (Which for us lawn-lovers, would probably be our preference!). From their web site...

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Post by miparrot4 » February 21, 2008 11:47 am

Toyota Park in Chicago just doesnt look like it would be as much fun as an amphitheater. No lawn. No hill. Without a hill, it's just too hard to see and it just seems too much like a stadium show (but on a smaller scale). I guess I'll hold out for Cincy and/or East Troy instead and since I've never been to Alpine........
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Post by BareFootBoy » February 21, 2008 2:40 pm

Does anyone know if the seats in the stands are actual seats or benches? From the photos I've been able to get they look like benches, but I've been known to be wrong before. :P
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Toyota Park

Post by just jon » February 21, 2008 5:15 pm

rudybreno wrote:I heard Toyota Park is a soccer/lacrosse stadium with some sort of permanent stage built on one of the ends specifically for concerts. Looks like they have seating plans for both assigned eating on the field, as well as GA (Which for us lawn-lovers, would probably be our preference!). From their web site...
Yup, Toyota Park is where the Chicago Fire play their home games.

According to their description of the stadium it holds 28,000 in seats for concerts.

Never been there, but my brother said it's a nice place to watch a football (er, soccer) game.

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What happened to Alpine Valley Show?

Post by philip2021 » February 21, 2008 6:48 pm

The Live Nation site is no longer reporting a July 19th show at Alpine Valley (it was there this morning). Does anyone have any ideas about what might have happened?

Thanks,
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Post by Gaarons » February 21, 2008 10:19 pm

They probably made a mistake on posting it too early before the tour was anno8unced. It will be back next week with more dates announced

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Post by Gaarons » February 21, 2008 10:26 pm

Thye are posted on margaritaville.com now

http://www.margaritaville.com/index.php?page=tour

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Post by dmartin45840 » February 22, 2008 8:32 am

I just went to the Live Nation site and they pulled the schedule for JB that I saw yesterday...maybe they're loading up some new dates!

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