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Free Concert on July 11th featuring Derrick Procell

Chicago Groove Collective’s dynamic and multi-talented bandleader, Derrick Procell, will be performing from Noon to 1pm at the Summer Courtyard Concert in Waukegan on  July 11, 2014.  Sponsored by the Waukegan Public Library, Derrick will entertain the lunchtime crowd with his unique blend of Country, R&B and Rock & Roll.  You can check out more…

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Wedding band hit?

I am generally not a fan of new bands and when I say new, I mean bands that were formed after the year 2000.  One Republic is an exception to that rule, as are the Black Keys, but that is a post for another day. One Republic got it’s start in 2003 according to Wikipedia,…

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Stitely's Summer Solstice weddings

Saturday, June 21st was 2014’s summer solstice.  What better day to begin a life together than on the longest day of the year marking the beginning of summer? Stitely Entertainment was thrilled to be a part of the special day of 5 very special couples. Rod and Kim’s fabulous wedding reception was held atMaggiano’s in…

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Wedding Crasher!

I’ll bet when this bride was planning her beach wedding, she didn’t see this coming…             It’s actually pretty cool. Check out the full story here  

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Music Monday: Happy

This song has been everywhere since its release in October 2013. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams has been super successful, topping the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and charts in 23 other countries. It started as the background music for the On Demand trailer of Despicable Me 2, and in 2014, the song was covered in…

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Music Monday: Pompeii by Bastille

We are totally loving this song! Bastille are an English rock band formed in 2010 in London.  The four-piece consists of members; Dan Smith, Chris Wood, William Farquarson and Kyle Simmons. The name of the band comes from Bastille Day, which occurs on the same day as Smith’s birthday, July 14th. In December 2010, Bastille…

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