Posts Tagged ‘New Year’s Eve Chicago’

Glenn Murray, NBC5 Street Team

Before I can sit down and take one bite of Turkey, I’m thinking about New Year’s Eve? Yes, even before the first snow falls and I start cursing my decision to live in such a cold city, the number of invitations to New Year’s Eve Celebrations flooding my inbox has doubled from this time last year. There are already at least 20 different NYE celebrations in the city and suburbs that are advertising heavily to obtain your hard earned disposable income. So as a gift to you, I want to provide info on one of the more intriguing options.

The Westin Hotel (909 North Michigan Ave) will provide not only a great New Year’s Eve party with all the requisite amenities: Top Shelf Open Bar All Night, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, specialized martinis, champagne all night, chocolates, celebrity djs, midnight confetti storm and so much more.. not to mention 3 nights of celebration. Purchase a ticket to the celebration and get free admission to the pre party Dec. 30th at Enclave and the post party (if you have anything left to go out after 2 full party nights ) January 1st at Crobar. The party is the official New Year’s Celebration of KISS 103.5 tickets start at $125 with hotel rooms available for $169 per night. For more information visit

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Jim Grillo, NBC5 Street Team

AVANTE GARDE 2008 – An Event…An Experience with The Legends of Rock Music on December 31st, 2008

Relaxing with a group of close friends listening to Deep Purple’s lead vocalist Joe Lynn Turner singing ‘Smoke on the Water’, eating a sumptuous seven course meal in an upscale setting , while sipping on some tantalizing Blackberry Zinfandel Sorbetto…..Sounds like a dream- doesn’t it. It IS- A dream come true at Avante Garde 2008- a unique experience you will not want to miss on December 31st at The Meadows Club in Rolling Meadows.

The Meadows Club, Rolling Meadows New Years Eve

The Meadows Club, Rolling Meadows New Year's Eve

This one-of-a-kind Dinner Concert features live music from the Legends of Rock Music- lead vocalists from The Ted Nugent Band, Deep Purple, Rainbow and The Storm. Derek St. Holmes, Joe Lynn Turner and Kevin Chalfant have typically entertained large thousand-member audiences. Avante Garde 2008 provides an exceptional opportunity to music fans in the Chicagoland area to meet with these legendary artistes in a relaxed, personal setting. A Cocktail Meet and Greet event – Tete-a-tete precedes the dinner and concert. Guests can avail of photo opportunities and indulge in the luxury open bar. The seven-course dinner includes mouth watering creations by Executive Chef Bennett, such as Dungeness Crab Soup, Veal Roulande, Tournedos-Shrimp Skewer Pinnacle and Havarti Dill-stuffed Pequillo Pepper. 

During dinner, between courses, guests can lead their partners to the dance floor and let the energetic rhythms of the live dance band and the pulsating images of the Video DJ do its magic. The magnificent ballroom will resound with Voices of Rock Radio from the main stage alternating with live dance music from the other. Video walls that will showcase the performing artistes will embrace the guests, completely immersing them in the experience while the custom lighting will provide a spectacular ambience.

For music lovers, connoisseurs of food and those looking for a truly unforgettable night, Avante Garde 2008 promises to usher in a Fantastic New Year!

Contact The Meadows Club for more information. Ph- (847) 640-3200, Email- ben@themeadowsclub.com.

Rock on!


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