Newsapalooza II

October 1, 2009 Benefiting The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Newsapalooza II boasts the creative cast of The Roe Conn Show, Richard Marx performing his hit songs, and showcases several of Chicago's most celebrated media personalities singing classic songs from the Rock N' Roll catalogue. This year's show will feature the songs of Beyonce, Wilson Pickett, The Kinks, Sugarland, Eurythmics, The Eagles, Van Halen and many more, before Marx leads the entire cast in a show-stopping all-star finale.

A special Meet & Greet Party will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel after the show, providing all Gold Circle donors the opportunity to meet the stars. Featuring food from China Grill, libations from Beam Global Spirits and Pepsi, plus a silent auction featuring celebrity signed items, gift baskets and certificates and much, much more. VIP tickets are $150.

Joining Marx & Conn this year will be ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini, Richard Roeper, CNN Headline News' Christi Paul, CBS 2's Rob Johnson, Anna Davlantes, NBC 5's Ginger Zee and Natalie Martinez, FOX Chicago's Jan Jeffcoat and Sondra Solarte, and Steve Sanders, Dina Bair, Jackie Bange from WGN plus Walt Willey from TV's soap All My Children. As with last year's event, additional performers and surprise guests are sure to be added.

Doors open at 6:30 pm; show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $150 for VIP, $50 for Reserved Seating and $25 General Admission.

Tickets are available through TicketMaster at

Door open at 6:30 pm; show at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 3
Park West
322 W. Armitage, Chicago

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