American Idol Finalist Gina Glocksen Takes the Stage at Bannockburn Green Friday, July 16, 6:30-9:00 pm

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Sixth-Season, Top-10 American Idol Finalist, Gina Glocksen, will kick off the third annual “Rockin’ on the Green” Free Summer Concert Series at Bannockburn Green. From 6:30-9:00 pm on Friday, July 16, the passionate singer/performer will entertain audiences on the shopping center’s Plaza. Stardust Big Band of Chicago will follow Glocksen’s lead with a concert on the subsequent Friday, July 23, from 6:30-9:00 pm.

She hails from Naperville, but her voice speaks to fans across the nation. Following her rise to fame during the sixth season of the hit TV show American Idol™, Gina Glocksen has been touring venues across the country and now brings her energy to Bannockburn Green on Friday, July 16, 6:30-9:00 pm. The free outdoor summer concert rises to new heights as Glocksen showcases her original music, an edgy, eclectic mix of pop and rock that appeals to audiences of every age.

Glocksen’s celebrity status sets a new standard in the shopping center’s third annual “Rockin’ on the Green,” when audience turnout is expected to peak. With high-profile entertainment, a welcoming venue, and free admission, this popular event is bound to rock the community and beyond. Families are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and food to enjoy the casual concert under the stars. Following Glocksen’s performance, Stardust Big Band of Chicago will take the stage the subsequent Friday, July 23, 6:30-9:00 pm.

This well-known brassy 14-piece ensemble delivers a rhythmical “melting pot” of sound. From jazz and Latin to pop rock and swing, this popular band brings audiences to their feet—appealing for encores every time.

For more about Gina Glocksen, visit http://www.rocktheglock.com, or look for more about both bands on Facebook. Bannockburn Green Summer Concerts are free to the public.

Bannockburn Green shopping center is located at the southeast corner of Waukegan Road and Half Day Road (Route 22). Free WiFi is available. For more about Bannockburn Green’s leasing opportunities, upcoming events, and shopping/dining values, visit http://www.bannockburngreen.com or call 630.954.7300.

Bannockburn Green Places to Experience

Shops: Dominick’s grocery, Erehwon Mountain Outfitter, Garbs Clothing, Walgreens
Dining: The Dogout, Dominick’s, Eggsperience Café, Gneral Nutrition Center (GNC) Newport Coffee House, Panera Bread, Postino Wine Café, San Gabriel Mexican Café, Subway

Services: Allstate Insurance, AlphaGraphics, Bannockburn Green Dental, Bannockburn Green Shoe Repair, Deerfield Healthworks, SC, Dr. Lakemaker, Eye Care For You, Furla Photography & Video, H&R Block (seasonal), Lake-Cook Behavioral Health Resources, Language Stars, LoMastro Performing Arts Studio, Phoenix Nails & Spa, National City Bank, Skokie Valley Dry Cleaners, Still Water Physical Therapy and Massage, Sylvan Learning Center, The Meeting Group, Walgreens

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