Get ready to rock at '80s Night Out' at CLC

  • Relive rock and pop hits in "80s Night Out," a retro tribute concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County's Grayslake Campus.

    Relive rock and pop hits in "80s Night Out," a retro tribute concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County's Grayslake Campus. Courtesy of the College of Lake County

 
Submitted by the College of Lake County

Ladies can crimp their hair and put on those stirrup pants and shoulder pads while gentlemen don their Members Only jackets to relive rock and pop hits of the 1980s in "80s Night Out," a retro rock concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the College of Lake County.

The performance takes place in the Mainstage Theatre of James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on CLC's Grayslake Campus.

Powerhouse vocalists include Lisa Rock, headliner of the national '70s retro touring show "Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters." Sharing the stage is Melissa Minyard of Broadway's original production of "Les Misérables." Together, they front a four-piece band to bring favorite '80s songs back to life.

Travel back in time to dance and sing along to favorites such as Irene Cara's "Flashdance (What a Feeling)," Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know," Pat Benatar's "Love is a Battlefield" and many more.

For more information on the band, visit 80snightout.com.

Tickets are $30 for adults; $29 for seniors, CLC staff and alumni; and $15 for students and teens. Prices do not include an additional $2 per ticket facility fee.

The JLC Box Office is located on the Grayslake Campus, Room P112, and is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (847) 543-2300 (option 5). To purchase tickets online or learn more about the JLC season, and for group discounts for six or more, visit www.clcillinois.edu/tickets.

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To request the 2018-19 James Lumber Center Professional Series brochure or the College of Lake County art, dance, film, literary, music and theater events guide, call (847) 543-2300.

The remaining events in the 2018-19 JLC Professional Series include:

• "Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure": 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, Mainstage. From the creators of "Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live" comes an immersive experience that explores unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago.

Actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination unite to create an amazing visual experience. A special VIP ticket is available for $25, in addition to the show ticket.

VIP ticket holders are invited into the theater in advance of the show for a one-on-one photo opportunity with the puppeteers and one of the large marine reptiles.

• Jack Wright's Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond -- A Contemporary Tribute: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Jack Wright and his Heartlight Showband will perform a 22-song show, including "Cracklin' Rosie," "Hello Again," "Song Sung Blue," "Coming to America" and many more.

For more information about the College of Lake County, visit www.clcillinois.edu.

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