There is an unusual new concert venue in Illinois this summer and music fans are excited.

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Summer Is The Best Season For Concerts In Illinois

I am a big fan of concerts and I've been to literally thousands in my lifetime. My favorite time of year for shows is during the summer. Nothing beats going to see your favorite bands live in the open air under the stars.

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Alternative Concert Venues Make For Interesting Shows

Of course, most of the outdoor shows in Illinois are held at traditional venues like permanent pavilions and festivals. I'm more of a fan of unusual locations. I'm talking about places that you would never think could host a show. There is an interesting one opening this summer.

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The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park To Host Summer Concert Series

This summer an adventure park in Lemont, Illinois is hosting its very own concert series. Of course, it's not your typical venue for shows.

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June 11th - Super Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute)

June 25th - Too Hype Crew (90s Hip Hop Tribute)

July 17th - Forge Fest Featuring Maggie Speaks (cover band) and Fireworks

August 18th - Big Head Todd and the Monsters

August 27th - Trippin'Billies (Dave Matthews Band Tribute)

September 9th - One Of These Nights (Eagles Tribute)

What Is The Forge: Lemont Quarries

According to forgeparks.com, 

"Adventure comes in endless forms at The Forge: Lemont Quarries from ropes courses, ziplines, and climbing walls, to mountain biking, hiking trails, and adventurous dining options, The Forge: Lemont Quarries has something to Exhilarate, Educate, and Entertain adventurers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities."

"Zipline over quarry lakes, climb the country's largest high ropes challenge courses, play laser tag, or casually explore miles of flat hiking, running, and biking trails with friends and family at The Forge."

"Experience the largest adventure park in the U.S.!"

For more info, HERE.

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