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187 Star Starred
FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Formerly Charter One Pavilion 1300 S. Linn White Dr. Chicago, IL 60605
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"Last Summer on Earth Tour"
61 ratings
4.7 average rating
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146 events
15 reviews
113 stars
attended Jul 09 2012

Venue and bands were excellent. I didn't know parking was included, this should have been more clearly stated, I paid $25 for the "VIP" parking. The drinks were expensive too, and it was upsetting that we couldn't get a two-cent plastic cup to...continued

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15 events
12 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 09 2012

This was our first time at the Pavilion so we weren't sure what to expect.
Let's start with the basics. The place is easy to find if you can deal with Chicago traffic. Parking is FREE and included with your ticket. That's a Godsend because...continued

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13 events
11 reviews
20 stars
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 less than ok as John Popper had a cold. Less than ok at a great venue for a...continued

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


“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!”

<em>My Fair Lady</em> <em>The Rosenkranz Mysteries</em> <em>Thrones! The Musical Parody</em>