Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone

He was a part of the original “British Invasion” as lead singer of the legendary Sixties pop band Herman’s Hermits. He returns to The Arcada stage with his annual fun, comedic show and classic hits including: “I’m Into Something Good” “Mrs. Brown, you’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”, “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”, “There’s A Kind of Hush” and so many others. This show always sells out, with the seats FILLED with “NOONATICS!”!

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Elton Dan and the Rocket Band: Elton John Experience

Elton Dan’s rapport and stage presence is second to none and his magical piano playing has a way of engaging you in the full ELTON experience. Before you know it, you’re captivated by his incredible band and thrilled with the over-the-top costumes and high-energy performances just like ELTON in days past. Today, Elton Dan and the Rocket Band play songs for 7 of the Elton John Albums, including crowd favorites “Amorrena”, “Funeral for a Friend”, “Bennie and the Jets”, “Bitch is Back”, “Sweet Painted Lady”, “Pinball Wizard”, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”, and “Levon” and so many more!

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$10 Silent Film Comedy Night – Spring Fever (1927)

Impoverished shipping clerk Jack Kelly (William Haines) is a natural golfer. Jack’s boss (George Fawcett) invites him to his country club so he can teach Jack how to play golf. Jack’s skills on the course attract a bevy of onlookers, including the beautiful heiress Allie Monte (Joan Crawford). Jack tells her he’s a millionaire, and they begin a romance and get married. But, when she finds out he’s poor, she leaves him. Jack’s only chance to win her back is a golf tournament.

Live accompaniment provided by Chicagoland’s premiere organist Jay Warren!

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A Salute to Christine McVie & Tom Petty with The Chain and The Redmonds

Fleetwood Mac remains as one of Rock’s top hit-makers, and The Chain brings its music and the legendary voice of Stevie Nicks to The Arcada Theatre!  “Dreams”, “Go Your Own Way”, “Landslide”…it’s an all-hits nite of Fleetwood Mac with one of the best tributes in the Midwest!  There will also be a special tribute to Christine McVie as the music world lost her this past November 30.  The evening will begin with the Redmonds, a fabulous tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers!  What a night!

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10 Silent Film Comedy Night – It

When stock girl Maggie Johnson (Mary Pickford) falls for coworker Joe Grant (Charles Rogers) at the Merrill department store, she doesn’t know he’s the son of the owner. Joe wants to prove that he has what it takes to honestly work his way up. In the process, he falls for Maggie, too. After his real identity is revealed, Maggie also learns that he’s engaged to a debutante (Avonne Taylor). Maggie flees from their budding relationship, and Joe becomes determined to win her back.

Live accompaniment provided by Chicagoland’s premiere organist Jay Warren!

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$10 Silent Film Comedy Night – The Show Off (1926)

In this silent feature, Aubrey (Ford Sterling) is a born braggart, forever boasting of fortunes he doesn’t have. Everyone can see right through him — everyone except the mooning girl next door, Amy (Lois Wilson). The two marry, but Aubrey struggles to pay the bills, so he leans on her family. Her brother, the struggling inventor Joe (Gregory Kelly), is Aubrey’s opposite: gifted and humble. When the family bankrolls Joe’s latest invention, Aubrey intervenes. Will he save the day, or ruin it?

Live accompaniment provided by Chicagoland’s premiere organist Jay Warren!

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