'Concert For Kids' June 21
British singer-songwriter James Arthur will perform acoustic selections of his hit songs during “Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” starting 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 21 at Rosemont’s MB Financial Park, 5501 Park Place.
Hosted by 101.9 FM “The Mix” host Eric Ferguson, the free concert will raise funds for “Eric & Kathy’s Kids” benefiting Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The concert will be
Arthur’s first Chicago area appearance before joining OneRepublic and Fitz and The Tantrums for the 2017 Honda Civic Tour beginning July 7.
After winning the ninth season of “The X Factor”, a vocal competition TV show, Arthur’s debut single “Impossible” became the show’s most successful song to date with over three million downloads.
Arthur’s second album, “Back from the Edge” was released in October 2016 and features his Platinum-certified song “Say You Won’t Let Go”. Arthur premiered the music video for his new single “Can I Be Him” last month.
Norwegian singer and songwriter Sigrid, best known for her international hit “Don’t Kill My Vibe,” is also scheduled to perform.
Admission to the concert is free. MB Financial Bank representatives will be onsite at the park collecting donations for Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Free parking with validation is available in the MB Financial Park parking garage. Guests can enjoy food and beverage tents on the park’s great lawn with 10% of tent sales donated to the Eric & Kathy’s Kids for Lurie Children’s Hospital.