Eric and Kathy's Concert For The Kids
MATT NATHANSON AND NATE RUESS FROM FUN. TO PERFORM LIVE AT
MB FINANCIAL PARK IN ROSEMONT WEDNESDAY, AUG. 19
Free Performance To Raise Funds for 101.9 FM THE MIX “Eric & Kathy Radiothon for Lurie Children’s Hospital”
Radiothon Sponsored by MB Financial Bank
Platinum-selling artist Matt Nathanson and Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Nate Ruess will perform acoustic selections of their hit songs live during “Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” at Rosemont’s MB Financial Park entertainment district (5501 Park Place) Wednesday, Aug. 19 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 the Eric & Kathy Radiothon benefitting Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Best known for his platinum-selling song “Come On Get Higher,” Matt Nathanson is one of the most dynamic performers and premier songwriters of the music scene today. Nathanson’s eighth studio recording, Modern Love, debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and #1 on iTunes Pop Chart. It featured the hit singles ‘Faster’ and ‘Run’ with Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of Sugarland. Nathanson recently released his latest single, “Gold in the Summertime” in June 2015.
Former lead vocalist of The Format and Fun., Nate Ruess recently released his debut solo album “Grand Romantic” in June which includes his single “Nothing Without Love.” Ruess began writing and demoing tracks for his solo debut in summer 2014, working with collaborators such as producers Jeff Bhasker and Emile Haynie and Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.
“Eric & Kathy’s Concert for the Kids” serves as a kickoff fundraising event for the Eric & Kathy Radiothon for Lurie Children’s Hospital, 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 Radiothon for Lurie Children’s Hospital. MB Financial Bank will also be on-site collection donations for Lurie Children’s Hospital.