Cherry Poppin’ Daddies


Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

Find out who your daddies are at the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies Salute the Music of the Rat Pack concert, at the McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, September 12, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!

If you like your music 1960s-era Vegas style, you will love the boys of Cherry Poppin’ Daddies Salute the Music of the Rat Pack singing such hits as Frank Sinatra’s “Come Fly With Me,” Dean Martin’s “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head,” and Sammy Davis Jr.’s classic “The Lady is a Tramp.”

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies almost singlehandedly revived the Swing movement in the 90s with their chart-topping hit “Zoot Suit Riot.” Founded in 1989 by singer Steve Perry and bassist Dan Schmid, in Eugene, Oregon, the Daddies have fused swing, ska, pop, punk, rhythm and blues, and rockabilly into a unique sound.

“Zoot Suit Riot” sold two million copies, with the title song becoming popular on the radio. Their latest album is “White Teeth, Black Heart.” Cherry Poppin’ Daddies won a 1998 MTV Music Video Award, for Artist to Watch.

The McAninch Art Center at College of DuPage is located at 425 Fawell Drive in Glen Ellyn. For tickets and more information, call (630) 942-4000.

Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes from the College of DuPage, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.