Venue Details

52 Star Starred
FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Formerly Charter One Pavilion 1300 S. Linn White Dr. Chicago, IL 60605
312-540-2668
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Member Tips

incident on run 1217
Comfortably, bring light sweater as you're right on the water, don't forget bugspray.
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Didn't know there was FREE parking at Soldier Field.
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Actually a bit of bug spray or wear those bands might help. Mosquitos were bad.
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Too expensive
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FREE Parking! FREE Parking.
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incident on run 1217
Available, but expensive! Water $4.50 and they take the top off; beer (large cans) starting at $11.
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Reviews & Ratings

60 ratings
4.7 average rating
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11 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 09 2012

Great outdoor venue, easy to park at Soldier Field.

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attended Jul 09 2012

The Venue is awesome. Outside, small, on the water. Too many bugs but it was good. As for the show, BNL is my favorite and they were just ok. Blues Traveler was a little... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.lastsummeronearth.com/

Quotes & Highlights

Check out the official" Barenaked Ladies website":http://barenakedladies.com/home, or find out more about Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and Cracker.

Description

“I love playing outside in the summertime,” says Barenaked Ladies frontman Ed Robertson. “To travel and hang around with a bunch of bands, and get a chance to do some collaboration is part of the magic of a summer tour.” The  tour’s ominous title is a nod to what could be a potentially dreadful economy for live music, and superstitions about the end of the world. “I’m a man of science, and therefore put zero stock in all of the disastrous predictions about the year 2012,” says Robertson. “But just in case, I think everybody should come out and see one last great summer concert tour!  It can’t hurt, right? Here’s hoping the Mayans just got tired of chiseling!”