86.4 F
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Last Fling Craig Morgan tickets now on sale


Tickets for the Naperville Jaycees 2012 Last Fling, held over Labor Day Weekend (Aug 31-Sept 3) are available for purchase online, over the phone and in stores.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.tickets.noctrl.edu and printed from home, or via phone by calling the North Central College Box Office at (630) 637-7469 Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM.

Tickets also may be purchased (cash or check only) at Oswald’s Pharmacy, located at 88 W. Gartner Road in Naperville or the North Central College Box Office located at the Wentz Concert Hall at 171 E. Chicago Avenue in Naperville.

More information regarding ticket sales including Will Call and on-premise ticket sales can be found at www.lastfling.org.

Craig Morgan will headline September 1!

The Naperville Jaycees are pleased to announce the much-anticipated Saturday night headliner, country star Craig Morgan. Morgan recently released a new album, “This Ole Boy” in June of this year, which debuted in the top 5 on the Country Charts.

“We are excited to be bringing two big country acts this year,” said Brian Scott, Co-Executive Director of the Last Fling. “Craig Morgan’s songs are a staple on the country charts, and with the release of his new album, this is sure to be a crowd pleaser.”

Photo by Kristin Barlow

The full evening lineups and Main Stage ticket price for each day are as follows:

Friday, August 31 – Tickets are $10, children under 11 are free with paying adult

8-10PM: Ides of March with Jim Peterik

Chicago’s own, Ides of March are best known for hits such as “Vehicle,” have had hits in every decade since forming in 1966. Ides combines shimmering vocal harmonies with their trademark driving bass section to forge a sound that is timeless and unforgettable.

6-7:15PM: The Hat Guys

Saturday, September 1 – Tickets are $15, children under 11 are free with paying adult

8-10PM: Craig Morgan

Country artist Craig Morgan is a mainstay on the Country Music Charts, with fourteen Top Ten songs including “Redneck Yacht Club,” “Almost Home,” “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” and “Tough.” Morgan’s new album, “This Ole Boy,” released June 2012 became the highest chart debut of his career with a Top 5 entrance on Billboard’s Top Country Album Charts.

6-8PM: Chris Cagle

With two gold albums, two No. 1 albums, and 12 charted songs, Chris Cagle released an almost nonstop catalog of hits from 2000-2008. With a highly anticipated album coming out in 2012, Cagle considers this a new lease on life.

4-6PM: Jason & The Haymakers

Sunday, September 2 – Tickets are $15, children under 11 are free with paying adult

8PM – 10:00 PM: Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo

Four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar rose to fame in the 1980’s with hits including “Love is a Battlefield,” “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” and “We Belong.” One of the most heavily played artists in the early days of MTV, Benatar has two multi-platinum albums, five platinum albums, three gold albums, and 19 Top 40 singles.

6-8PM: Blue Oyster Cult

Spanning three decades, Blue Oyster Cult has a long and storied history. An American Rock band hailing from New York, BOC is best known for “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” “Burnin’ for You” and “Godzilla.” BOC has sold over 24 million albums worldwide.

Did you know? The Naperville Jaycees is a nonprofit service organization with more than 100 young persons dedicated to providing Naperville area residents with the opportunity to better themselves and grow personally and professionally while giving back to the community through community service and fundraising efforts. Annual events include, Mardi Gras Fundraising Ball, Santa Train, Loaves and Fishes Food Baskets, and countless other worthwhile projects that positively impact the community. The group also organizes and staffs The Last Fling in close cooperation with the City of Naperville, the Naperville Park District, numerous Naperville community organizations, and hundreds of volunteers. Proceeds from the Last Fling are given to nonprofit organizations in the community and throughout DuPage County. Over the past two decades, the Naperville Jaycees raised and donated more than two million dollars in the last two decades to various organizations in the Naperville community. Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Judd Kendall VFW located at 908 West Jackson Avenue in Naperville.  For information, call the chapter’s hotline at (630) 961-9375 or visit www.naperjaycees.org.

- Advertisement -
PN Editor
PN Editor
An editor is someone who prepares content for publishing. It entered English, the American Language, via French. Its modern sense for newspapers has been around since about 1800.