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  • Led Zeppelin tribute band Kashmir will take the stage once again at the summer concert series in Rosemont's entertainment district. Organizers of the Rockin' in the Park concert series announced their 15-performance summer lineup Thursday.

      Led Zeppelin tribute band Kashmir will take the stage once again at the summer concert series in Rosemont's entertainment district. Organizers of the Rockin' in the Park concert series announced their 15-performance summer lineup Thursday.
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Organizers of the second annual summer concert series in Rosemont's entertainment district have announced the lineup of the performances taking place over the course of 14 weeks from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Rockin' in the Park 2014 at Rosemont's MB Financial Park includes 15 shows in all, ranging in musical variety from classic rock to country, and reggae to Top 40.

Fireworks shows will take place following eight of the concerts: on June 5, June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31, Aug. 5, Aug. 14 and Aug. 28.

All shows are from 7 to 9:45 p.m. Admission is free. Food and beverage will be for sale in nearby tents.

The village board approved a $71,650 agreement this week with WXRT Radio to promote the concert series on air.

Here's the lineup announced Thursday:

• May 29: Catfight, an all-girl cover band that performs music from Brittany Spears and One Republic, to Prince and Queen.

• June 5: Think Floyd USA, a Pink Floyd tribute band.

• June 12: Your Villain, My Hero, which performs top 40 pop, club and dance music.

• June 19: Slippery When Wet, an Atlanta-based Bon Jovi tribute band.

• June 26: Rod Tuffcurls & Benchpress, which performs music from The Beatles and Queen, to Miley Cyrus and Dave Matthews Band.

• July 3: Brother Trouble, a country music duo from Tennessee made up of brothers Mark and Jason Sutton, who previously won Kenny Chesney's "Next Big Star" competition.

• July 10: American English, a Beatles tribute band.

• July 17: Johnny Russler & The Beach Bums Band, which features Caribbean rock, reggae and calypso.

• July 24: The New Invaders, which plays 1960s rock, including covers of The Monkees, Cream, and The Rolling Stones.

• July 31: Live The Who, a Detroit-based tribute band of The Who.

• August 5: Infinity, a band that covers Boston, Bon Jovi, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Queen, REO Speedwagon and Journey.

• August 7: Wedding Banned, which plays rock and dance music from the 1980s, 1990s and today.

• August 14: Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute band.

• August 21: Maggie Speaks, which plays everything from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and today's pop.

• August 28: Pride of Lions, fronted by former Survivor keyboardist Jim Peterik and vocalist Toby Hitchcock.

The 200,000 square-foot entertainment district is located east of the Tri-State Tollway and north of Balmoral Avenue.

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