MAC Summer Concert Series continues with The Ides of March

  • Jim Peterik, lead singer of The Ides of March, performs at the Lakeside Pavilion's free summer concert series.

    Jim Peterik, lead singer of The Ides of March, performs at the Lakeside Pavilion's free summer concert series. Press Photography Network/Special to College of DuPage

  • The free Lakeside Pavilion Summer Series continues with performances by the New Philharmonic, Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra, and Brass Transit.

    The free Lakeside Pavilion Summer Series continues with performances by the New Philharmonic, Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra, and Brass Transit. Press Photography Network/Special to College of DuPage

 
Submitted by COD News Bureau
Updated 7/17/2019 6:37 PM

Hundreds of residents turned out for an ideal summer evening rocking out to the hits of The Ides of March at the McAninch Arts Center's Lakeside Pavilion, located on the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus.

Vocalist Jim Peterik, guitarist Larry Millas, bassist Bob Berland and drummer Mike Borch presented hits from their latest CD "Play On!" as part of the MAC's free summer series.

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The COD student talent competition winner performed before the show.

On Friday, July 19, the New Philharmonic, under the direction of Conductor and Music Director Kirk Muspratt, performs a mix of classical, Broadway pops, movie scores and more at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Pavilion. COD student talent competition winners will perform at 7:15 p.m. Natasza Sikora playing "Atacama Desert," Wynn-Anne Rossi on the piano; and John Egan playing Sonatina 1 Movement 1, Op. 36-M., Clementi on the piano

Bring a nonperishable food item to benefit the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry and the COD Student Fuel Pantry.

On Thursday, July 25, join the Grammy-nominated Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra for a night of hip-shaking fun at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Pavilion. Treat your ears to an array of Latin music, from the modern tropical sounds of today to the traditional hard-hitting Mambo sound of the 1950s. Featuring vocalists and multiple rows of brass, they perform the well-known hits of Tito Puente, Perez Prado and Tito Rodriguez.

On Friday, July 26, Brass Transit will performs a tribute to the 1980s phenomenon, Chicago, at 7:30 p.m. It includes the hits from the band's golden age such as "Only the Beginning," "Color My World," and "25 or 6 to 4," performed with world-class horn and rhythm sections and spot-on vocals.

The pavilion will not open to anyone until 6 p.m. Reserving of spots or holding of space is not allowed.

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