Entries by Paul Braun

THE IDES AND CORNERSTONES AT SUMMERFEST!

Cornerstones of Rock Show Featured at Milwaukee Summerfest The Ides of March will return to Milwaukee Summerfest in the “Cornerstones of Rock” show on Saturday, June 25, at 4:30 pm, on the Uline Stage. Milwaukee Summerfest boasts the title of The World’s Largest Music Festival, with around 800,000 attendees per year, featuring a menagerie of […]

THE IDES ROCK THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR!

The Ides of March to Rock the Illinois State Fair (and eat funnel cakes!) Beware! We’re excited to announce that on Monday, August 15th, The Ides of March will be playing the Illinois State Fair’s Grandstand Stage! Held almost every year since 1853, (the exceptions being 2020 and … World War II) the Illinois State […]

DuPage County Community Arts Festival!

DuPage County Community Arts Festival May 28th 2022 The Ides of March will be headlining at the DuPage County inaugural Community Arts Festival on Saturday, May 28 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds. The festival will run from 10 AM to 11 PM, and will have three stages with musical acts, along with food trucks and […]

THE IDES OF MARCH WITH STRINGS ATTACHED!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATELINE BERWYN, IL 17 MAY 2022LEGENDARY ROCK GROUP GOES ORCHESTRALThe Ides Of March to appear “with strings attached” in Addison, IL June 16th Chicago’s own THE IDES OF MARCH never run out of surprises. After all, how many rock groups have lasted 58 years with all the original members, including their Grammy-Winning, Multi-Platinum […]

“PANDEMIC BLUES” BY CORNERSTONES IS WHAT YOU NEED TO HEAR!

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 […]

THE IDES RELEASE SERIES OF QUARANTINE VIDEOS

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) […]

Jim Peterik’s World Stage Performance Jan 25th Naperville, IL

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 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 […]