Hippies, hipsters and even hip-hop fans should come to the Paul Simon concert at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Chicago’s Northerly Island June 14, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
Celebrating the release of his latest album “Stranger to Stranger,” which debuted at Number One on the Billboard Chart, the legendary Paul Simon will take the stage and rock his fans!
In case you’re from Mars and haven’t heard of Paul Simon, he is one of the greatest singer/songwriters of all time. First came Simon and Garfunkel, the sweet harmonies duo who killed in the 60s. Simon’s songs of that era, “Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” “The Sound of Silence,” and “Mrs. Robinson” all became Number One Hits.
Then came the ground-breaking 1986 album, “Graceland,” inspired by the music of oppressed South Africans, which would be Simon’s greatest achievement, and which sold 14 million copies. Paul Simon has won 16 Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2006, Time Magazine named Simon as one of 100 People Who Shaped the World.
The Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island (it’s actually a peninsula) is located at 1300 South Linn White Drive on the banks of Lake Michigan. For tickets to see Paul Simon, go online to http://www.ticketmaster.com/Paul-Simon-tickets/artist/736119 and follow the prompts.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes away from the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, offers 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.