New details are coming out about the state’s big 200th birthday party in December.
The lineup will include REO Speedwagon, the group recently named the top Illinois musical act. A member of the Chicago cast of the hit show “Hamilton” will perform a new musical rendition of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. The show will also feature tributes to Illinois sports champions, veterans, and blues musicians. It will be held on December 3rd , the 200th anniversary of Illinois statehood.
Tickets for the event at Chicago’s United Center are $75 and $50 and are on sale now.