Entries by Paul Braun

THE BIG 55TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS MARK FARNER, CATHY RICHARDSON, AND BO BICE

The Ides will celebrate the release of their latest album, “Play On,” along with their 55th Anniversary year at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, Illinois on Saturday, October 26th. Joining the Ides will be special guests Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad,) Cathy Richardson (longtime friend and current lead singer of Jefferson Starship) and […]

CATHY RICHARDSON TO JOIN THE 55TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Legendary Chicago singer/songwriter Cathy Richardson, who is now also the lead singer of Jefferson Starship, will join the Ides on October 26th at the Genesee Theatre to reprise her duet on “Blue Storm Rising” among other songs. Richardson joins special guest stars Mark Farner, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, and Bo Bice, American Idol finalist […]

IDES TO PLAY IN PRISON

We’re playing a special gig at the old historic Joliet Prison on Saturday the 24th!  Come join us! https://www.jolietprison.org/…/the-ides-of-march-will-rock…/

55TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM – “PLAY ON”

LEGENDARY ROCK GROUP, THE IDES OF MARCH, RELEASING 55TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM, PLAY ONThe Album, Releasing August 16, Features 14 New Songs, Special Guest Artists and a Re-Release of Their Platinum Hit, “Vehicle”FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          Chicago, IL – Legendary rock group, The Ides of March, will be releasing their 55th anniversary album, “Play On,” on August […]

55th ANNIVERSARY SHOW IS COMING UP!

Our big 55th Anniversary Bash is coming soon! Join us at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan as we welcome special guests Mark Farner, former lead singer of Grand Funk Railroad, and Bo Bice, American Idol finalist/former lead singer of Blood, Sweat & Tears! This will be one you won’t forget! https://www.geneseetheatre.com/events/detail/the-ides-of-march

Cornerstones of Rock Concert- Another Sell-out Crowd!

It was another great night of memorable music by the original artists who recorded the hits back in the day!   The Ides of March, The Buckinghams, the Cryan Shames, The New Colony Six, Jimy Sohns of the Shadows of Knight and Ted Alliota of Alliota, Haynes and Jeremiah filled the Arcada Theater in St. […]

R.I.P. Dick Dearborn, Engineer on ‘Vehicle”

We were saddened to hear that Dick Dearborn had just passed away at age 91. Dick was the CBS staff engineer when the Ides Of March first came into Columbia studios on Fairbanks in Chicago to record our first demos for what would get us our record deal with Warner Brothers.   Guided by our […]