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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
James Arthur and Sigrid to Perform First Chicago Area Concert at MB Financial Park in Rosemont Illinois
JAMES ARTHUR AND SIGRID TO PERFORM FIRST CHICAGO AREA CONCERT ATMB FINANCIAL PARK IN ROSEMONT WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21
Free Performance to Raise Funds for 101.9 FM THE MIX “Eric & Kathy’s Kids for Lurie Children’s Hospital”
British singer-songwriter James Arthur will perform acoustic
selections of his hit songs during “Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the
Kids” at Rosemont’s MB Financial Park entertainment district (5501 Park
Place) Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Hosted by 101.9 FM THE MIX morning
host Eric Ferguson, the free concert will raise funds for “Eric &
Kathy’s Kids” benefiting Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of
Chicago. The concert will be Arthur’s first Chicago area appearance
before joining OneRepublic and Fitz and The Tantrums for the 2017 Honda
Civic Tour beginning July 7, 2017.
Norwegian singer and songwriter Sigrid, best known for her
international hit “Don’t Kill My Vibe,” is also scheduled to perform.
“Don’t Kill My Vibe” has charted in Norway, Scotland, Australia and the
United Kingdom and is currently featured on a commercial for Apple
“Eric & Kathy’s Concerts for the Kids” serve as the initial
fundraising events for Eric & Kathy’s Kids for Lurie Children’s
Hospital, slated to air the week of August 14 on The Mix, sponsored by
MB Financial Bank. Admission to the June 21 concert is free to the
public. MB Financial Bank representatives will be onsite at MB Financial
Park collecting donations for Lurie Children’s Hospital. Parking is
available in the MB Financial Park parking garage and is free with
validation. Guests can enjoy food and beverage tents on the park’s great
lawn with 10 percent of tent sales donated to the Eric & Kathy’s
Kids for Lurie Children’s Hospital.
After winning the ninth season of the popular reality television vocal
competition, “The X Factor,” Arthur’s debut single “Impossible” became
the show’s most successful song of all time, achieving more than three
million downloads. Arthur’s second album, “Back from the Edge,” was
released in October 2016 and features his Platinum-certified hit single
“Say You Won’t Let Go,” which has been streamed more than one billion
times around the globe. Following the success of “Say You Won’t Let Go,”
Arthur recently premiered the music video for his new single, “Can I Be
Him” in May 2017.
A second “Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” is scheduled to take
place later this summer. Additional details regarding the second
concert will be announced at a later date.
About The Village of Rosemont, Illinois: Rosemont,
Illinois, Chicagoland’s business and entertainment suburb, is
conveniently located five minutes from O’Hare Airport and twenty minutes
from Chicago’s downtown. Rosemont is home to the Donald E. Stephens
Convention Center, a wide variety of hotel and dining options, Allstate
Arena, Rosemont Theatre, Fashion Outlets Chicago and a host of
entertainment and retail venues. Rosemont continues to grow and evolve
based on the new vision of Mayor Bradley A. Stephens. MB Financial Park
at Rosemont features an array of great dining and entertainment options.
For more information, visit www.Rosemont.com.
About The MB Financial Park at Rosemont: MB Financial
Park at Rosemont is a 200,000 square-foot entertainment and dining
complex whose 13 venues offer upscale international cuisine, live music
and comedy, state-of-the-art film, bowling and more. Conveniently
located near O’Hare International Airport, MB Financial Park at Rosemont
is easily accessible from Chicago as well as the suburbs. The address
is 5501 Park Place, a looping street situated west of River Road between
Bryn Mawr and Balmoral Avenues. A 20-minute drive from Chicago’s Loop,
MB Financial Park at Rosemont is walking distance from the Donald E.
Stephens Convention Center, the CTA Blue Line Rosemont station, Fashion
Outlets Chicago and the Rosemont Theatre. Convenient parking is
available. For more information visit www.mbparkatrosemont.com.
About The Eric & Kathy Morning Show: In September
1996, The Mix debuted the "Eric & Kathy Morning Show" fronted by
Chicago natives Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart. Since then, they have been
a consistent market leader, ranking number 1 among advertiser-coveted
25-to-54-year-old Adults for most of their tenure at the station. They
have been recognized on several occasions with the Marconi Award for
Major Market Personality as well as the Service to America Award for
their annual fundraising efforts for Lurie Children’s Hospital, which
has raised an astounding 28 Million Dollars over 17 years.
About MB Financial Bank: MB Financial Bank N.A. is a
Chicago-based commercial bank with approximately $15 billion in assets
and a more than one hundred year history of building deep and lasting
relationships with middle-market companies and individuals. MB Financial
Bank offers a full range of powerful financial solutions and the
expertise and experience of bankers who are focused on their clients’
success. MB Financial Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MB Financial,
Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI). Learn more about MB Financial Bank at