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ROSEMONT, IL – The Village of Rosemont hosted an eclectic, outdoor music festival “Rockin’ in The Park at Rosemont” at MB Financial Park at Rosemont June 8-10. The festival, which featured eleven bands, was a huge success drawing a crowd of 25,000 people for the three day festival.


“We are thrilled at the success of our first annual Rockin’ in The Park music festival,” said Mayor Stephens. “It was great to see so many of our community members support this event and all the new venues in MB Financial Park. We are confident this festival will become an annual must-do event for the Greater Chicago area.”


The festival was held on the great lawn in the center of new MB Financial Park at Rosemont, located at 5501 Park Place, Rosemont. Admission was free and food and drink were available for purchase from restaurants within the complex. The festival boasted a variety of live music including Jimmie Van Zant, Infinity, Wedding Banned, April’s Reign, Kashmir, He Said She Said, Smokin’ Gunz, Hot Rocks, Fortunate Sons, School of Rock and Rod Tuffcurls.


Other summer events and openings at the MB Financial Park at Rosemont:


July 6:  Zanies Comedy Night Club, located at 5437 Park Place, will officially open its doors with a a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, July 6 with Rosemont Mayor, Brad Stephens, followed by its first show at 8 p.m.  Opening weekend shows will feature Chicago All Stars Pat McGann (The Chicago Standup Project), Larry Reeb (HBO & Showtime) and Dobie Maxwell (Late Night with Craig Ferguson.)  Other Chicago Favorites are sure to stop in. There will be free admission all weekend – July 6 and 7. 


Mid-July: Park Tavern offers a contemporary spin on the gastropub experience, serving craft beer and authentic food in a casual, urban lodge setting. Pour your own draft beer from the comfort of your own table with the restaurant’s unique table-tap systems. In warmer months, enjoy a refreshing cocktail and the view of The Park from the Park Tavern’s second floor Skybar.


Mid-July: Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill will be a fun and rowdy atmosphere inspired by the music and the attitude of the “Big Dog Daddy” himself, Toby Keith. “I Love This Bar & Grill” will offer a mason jar-full of entertainment all week long; whether you want to watch the big game on one of its numerous flat screen TVs, listen to live country music from some of the country’s best high-energy live bands, dance the night away or eat some delicious down-home barbeque cooking.


August 1: My Big Fat Greek Restaurant will transport guests to the shores of the Aegean and the Mediterranean as they feast on delicious traditional Greek specialties, including dolmades, taramosalata, roast lamb, moussaka, roast chicken and, of course, flaming plates of saganaki, always accompanied by the waitstaff’s enthusiastic shouting of the classic Greek exclamation “Opa!”


In September, Hofbräuhaus Chicago will open just in time for Oktoberfest celebrations.


About The Village of Rosemont, Illinois
Rosemont, Illinois, Chicagoland’s business and entertainment suburb, is conveniently located five minutes from O’Hare Airport and twenty minutes from Chicago’s downtown. Rosemont is home to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, a wide variety of hotel and dining options, the Allstate Arena, the Akoo Theatre at Rosemont, and a host of entertainment and retail venues. Rosemont continues to grow and evolve based on the new vision of Mayor Bradley A. Stephens. MB Financial Park at Rosemont features an array of great dining and entertainment options. For more information visit www.rosemont.com.


About The MB Financial Park at Rosemont
MB Financial Park at Rosemont is a 200,000 square-foot entertainment and dining complex that, when complete, will house eight venues offering upscale international cuisine, live music and comedy, state-of-the-art film, bowling and more. Conveniently located near O’Hare International Airport, the MB Financial Park at Rosemont is easily accessible from Chicago as well as the suburbs. The address is 5501 Park Place, a new looping street situated west of River Road between Bryn Mawr and Balmoral Avenues. A 20-minute drive from Chicago’s Loop, MB Financial Park at Rosemont is walking distance from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, the CTA Blue Line Rosemont station and the Akoo Theatre at Rosemont and convenient parking is available.

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