Concerts Under The Stars
Whether you have lived here a short time or for many, many years, you must know by now that Hillside is a community that is truly made up of many caring people...people like you with strong family values. Your efforts make our village an outstanding place to raise children and grandchildren. It has always been our goal to provide not only quality service to our residents, but also quality activities and events for all ages. It has been a while since we have had our concert series, but this year we are going to make August an unforgettable month, so get out those lawn chairs or just take a seat on our bleachers because it is CONCERT TIME! Our FREE "CONCERT UNDER THE STARS" are being held on the first 4 Tuesdays this month. The place to be is the Hillside Commons. All concerts start at 7:30pm and end at approximately 9:00pm. There will be food available for purchase or just bring your own. So get ready to sit back, relax and enjoy some great entertainment. Hillside Commons is located on Hillside and Washington Avenues, next to the Village Hall, 425 Hillside Avenue. Any questions, please call the Mayor’s Office of Special Events at (708) 202-4343.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 6TH - 7th Heaven
7th heaven is an experience you just have to see and hear! 7th heaven has charted #1 on the midwest Billboard Charts twice in the past two years. The band has been heard on over 7 radio stations in Chicagoland with their hits "Better This Way" and "Sing". Also known for the famous "30 songs in 30 Minutes" medley of songs from the 70's and 80's, 7th heaven has been an entertainment staple for 28 years. This year the band welcomes Anthony Fedorov, who is known for being a top 4 finalist on Season 4 of "American Idol".
TUESDAY, AUGUST 13TH - Suburban Cowboys
The Ultimate Country Cover Band is SUBURBAN COWBOYS! This explosive show is designed for country fans that LOVE to dance! The setlist covers your top 40 country as well as some classic country jams and is full of energy and excitement. The band features a talented lineup including one of the midwests hottest fiddle players, 5 part vocal harmony, ripping guitars and a killer rhythm section! SC has been on the scene since 2010 and have already become regulars at JOE'S ON WEED STREET in Chicago, RED ROCK SALOON in Milwaukee, TOBY KEITHS I LOVE THIS BAR in Chicago, Minneapolis and more! They have even been part of huge country fests such as COUNTRY THUNDER 2012!
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20TH - Gentlemen of Leisure
The Gentlemen of Leisure Band and Review, affectionately known as the 'Gents,' offer a musical smorgasbord to sate even the most discrete of palates. As Chicago's premier band, we offer dynamic quality and class entertainment for all occasions.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27TH - The Moods
Award-winning recording and performing artists since 1995, entertaining across the country and abroad, The Moods are a singing group consisting of four guys dedicated to the fine art of harmony and choreography. They’re known for their vocal stylings, but are equally accomplished in theater and on the big screen. They have collectively written songs, performed and arranged background vocals for other artists and television and radio commercials. They have performed with and opened for such major talents as The Temptations, The Spinners, Mary Wells, Bernie Mac, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, The Stylistics, The Impressions, The Chi-Lites, and the list goes on and on.
THIS IS A GREAT CONCERT SERIES AND WE HOPE YOU WILL ATTEND. A FEW RULES DO APPLY, NO BOTTLES ALLOWED AT THE COMMONS AND PLEASE LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO ONE OF THE HOTTEST CONCERT LINE-UPS EVER AND IT ALL HAPPENS AT THE COMMONS. Please check our website-www.hillside-il.org for updated information!