Eric & Kathy's Concert For The Kids Hosted By 101.9 THE MIX
Singer-songwriter Ben Rector and Grammy Award-winning artist Colbie Caillat will perform acoustic selections of their hit songs live during the second “Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” at Rosemont’s MB Financial Park entertainment district (5501 Park Place) Wednesday, July 20 from 7 - 9 p.m. Hosted by 101.9 FM THE MIX morning hosts Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart, the free concert will raise funds for “Eric & Kathy’s Kids” benefitting Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
“Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” serves as the kickoff fundraising event for Eric & Kathy’s Kids for Lurie Children’s Hospital slated to air the week of September 12, 2016 on The Mix, sponsored by MB Financial Bank. Admission to the concert is free to the public. Parking is available in the MB Financial Park parking lot and is free with validation. Guests can enjoy food and beverage tents on the park’s great lawn with 10 percent of tent sales donated to the Eric & Kathy’s Kids for Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Singer-songwriter Ben Rector has independently sold more than 250,000 albums and two million downloads. His four studio albums and 2014’s “Live in Denver” have repeatedly put him on top of the iTunes charts, leading to sold-out shows and a broad fan base. Rector’s latest album, “Brand New,” debuted #9 on the Billboard Top 200 and #3 on iTunes Top Albums.
The winner of two Grammy Awards, multi-platinum songstress Colbie Caillat has sold more than 20 million singles worldwide and has garnered more than 300 million YouTube views. Her breakthrough hit “Bubbly” remains “one of the best-selling digital tracks in history” and her multi-platinum debut “COCO” hit #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, while her gold-selling sophomore set “Breakthrough” landed at #1. Caillat is set to release her latest album, “The Malibu Sessions,” along with launching her first-ever acoustic tour this fall.
A second “Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” is scheduled to take place later this summer. Additional details regarding the second concert will be announced at a later date.