Celebrating and Thanking Our Community. Featuring Ides of March with Jim Peterik on the Pavilion Stage. This special daylong festival featuring Chicago-area artists is presented to thank the invited audience of essential, frontline, and healthcare workers; first responders; neighborhood partners; and families who participate in Reach Teach Play programs at Ravinia for their efforts and dedication over […]
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This Friday at 7PM Central – We will be on Ravinia Festival’s “Ravinia TV” channel. You can watch it here:https://www.ravinia.org/Page/RaviniaTV.
The Cornerstones of Rock/Tommy James show, originally scheduled for August 22nd on stage at Centennial Park West in Orland Park, IL, has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns and will be rescheduled for 2021. Details to follow as soon as they are available.
Got the Pandemic Blues? While the world is in turmoil the Cornerstones of Rock have been busy doing what we do best – entertaining the fans. Here is our latest for all you wonderful fans — “Pandemic Blues”! With a parody lyric to “Summertime Blues” and lead vocal by the irrepressible Jimy Sohns to the […]
Dateline Brookfield Illinois May 6, 2020. The Ides of March are pleased to offer a gift of thanks to all our fans and friends that will hopefully put a smile on your faces in these trying times. A few days ago the Jive Five (Jim Peterik, Larry Millas, Bob Bergland, Mike Borch and Scott May) […]
The Ides of March felt the time was right for re-releasing our 1992 City of Chicago anthem “Spirit Of Chicago” with a brand-new lyric video done by Paul Braun. Beside yours truly and all of the Ides our special guests included Dennis DeYoung, Cathy Richardson, the late Gary Loizzo (American Breed) and Jim Ellison (Material […]
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS. WE WILL UPDATE WITH THE NEW DATE WHEN AVAILABLE. The Ides of March are proud and honored to announce that we have been inducted as Charter Members of the ILLINOIS ROCK AND ROLL MUSEUM ON ROUTE 66 HALL OF FAME. The other Charter inductees are: Chicago, Cheap […]
It was another sold out, stellar night featuring The Ides of March, Dave Jenkins of Pablo Cruise, David Pack (formerly of Ambrosia,) blues master Anthony Gomes, Toby Hitchcock of Pride of Lions, Colin Peterik and Steely Dan tribute band Brooklyn Charmers, Yvonne Gage, Riley Pettrone and special surprise guest, Joel Hoekstra of Whitesnake, Trans Siberian […]
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 […]