The stage may be empty now, but when Sikich presents Naper Nights Friday and Saturday, August 24 and 25, it’ll be rockin’.
ARRA, a Chicago-based classic rock band covering the music of Journey, Boston, Styx, Rush, Van Halen, Creed, REO Speedwagon, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Foreigner and much more, plays on Fri., Aug. 24. ARRA’s unparalleled vocal harmonies and musicianship has contributed to the band’s becoming one of the most sought after club, festival and corporate bands in the Chicago area market.
ARRA’S opening act will be DownPour.
The next night on Sat., Aug. 25, Al Stewart takes the stage. Stewart’s latest release is Uncorked, which was released on his independent label, Wallaby Trails Recordings. Since 1967, the performer has worked with the likes of Peter White, Alan Parsons, Jimmy Page, Richard Thompson, Rick Wakeman, Tori Amos and Tim Renwick and recently has played with Dave Nachmanoff and former Wings lead-guitarist Laurence Juber.
Singer/songwriter Dave Nachmanoff will open for Stewart.
Tickets are available online or call (630) 420-6010.
The Naper Nights summer series will be followed by Oktoberfest on Oct. 6 and All Hallows Eve on Oct. 19 and 20.
Naper Settlement, located at Webster and Aurora, is a family-friendly outdoor history museum in a landscaped setting, featuring 12 acres of learning and interactive opportunities for all ages.
UPDATED Aug. 12, 2012.