Dave Matthews Band in Concert at Wrigley Field

Historic Wrigley Field will host select concerts again this year. On September 17 & 18, 2010, the Wrigley Field Concert Series presents the Dave Matthews Band with Jason Mraz in concert. I saw one of the Billy Joel–Elton John shows at Wrigley last summer and would say it was a real experience. In a way, it […]

July 14, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, Wrigley Field  5 Comments

Elton John says no Wrigley show this summer

Entertainment reporter Dean Richards reports Elton John and Billy Joel will not be appearing at Wrigley Field this summer after all.  In an interview with Richards on WGN-TV and WGN-Radio, Elton says he is heartbroken that the show will not happen in July as rumored. He says the decision is Billy Joel’s, with Billy deciding […]

February 21, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Wrigley Field  3 Comments

Important dates for Cubs fans

Monday February 15:  MasterCard Presale Ticket Promotion details Thursday Feb 18: Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa for Spring Training Friday Feb 19: Regular single game tickets on sale details Feb 23: Position player report to Spring Training March 2: MLB Mandatory Spring Training reporting date for all players March 4:  Cubs beginning Spring Training […]

February 13, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, game day, roster, schedule, spring training, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Concert time at Wrigley Field

With the Cubs on the road coming out of the All Star break, Cubs management are continuing the Wrigley Field concert series. Within the next week, the Friendly Confines will host concerts by Billy Joel with Elton John on July 16 and 21, and Rascal Flatts with Vince Gill and Darius Rucker on July 18th.  […]

July 15, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Recession? What recession?

It seems the folks that like their entertainment in Wrigleyville haven’t picked up a paper lately. When the first date for the Billy Joel & Elton John “Face 2 Face” tour stop at Wrigley went on sale, the concert sold out so quick, Live Nation seemed to scramble to add another date. Now today single game […]

February 20, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, game day, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Elton & Billy add second show

Wrigley Field will play host to a second show featuring Elton John and Billy Joel “Face 2 Face“.  In addition to the July 21 show, they have added another performance on Thursday July 16, 2009.  Tickets go on sale Monday at noon, but great seats for both shows can be had from StubHub. What strikes me as […]

February 19, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Wrigley Field  One Comment

Hope springs eternal

Pitchers and catchers have reported to Mesa. Some postition players too (including Milton Bradley!). The Cubs 2009 campaign has officially begun. Let’s just hope there is nothing significant about camp opening on Friday the 13th this year. But I digress.  This is spring training and all is righteous and hopeful in Cubs camp. The ivy […]

February 16, 2009  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: curse/superstition, observations, photo of the day, spring training, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Piano Man and Rocket Man to rock Wrigley

First Jimmy Buffett then The Police, now: Elton John and Billy Joel bring their “Face 2 Face” tour to historic Wrigley Field on July 21, 2009!  There is already speculation brewing as to their possible set list, based on typical song lists from the last time Billy & Elton toured together in 2002/2003. No matter the […]

February 11, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Wrigley Field  No Comments