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Goo Goo Dolls to headline Last Fling August 31


The Naperville Jaycees will welcome the Goo Goo Dolls as headliner on the Main Stage on Sat., August 31.

The instantly recognizable sound attributed to the Goo Goo Dolls is unmistakable. Since their first mainstream hit “Name,”  the band has released a string of hits, including the multiple Grammy nominated  “Iris” which spent 18 weeks at number one and was recently named Billboard magazine’s #1 pop song of the last 20 years.   This song was among other top 10 hits, “Slide” and “Black Balloon”, on the triple-platinum selling album Dizzy Up the Girl.  Additional chart topping titles include “Better Days” , Here Is Gone, “Stay With You” and “Let Love In.”  2010, with their single “Home”  the Goo Goo Dolls hit a record 14 top 10 hits in Adult Top 40 history.

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After more than 20 years of superstar success, the band is back on tour to promote their latest album, Magnetic, debuting at #8 on the Top 200 album charts in June of this year.  Magnetic was recorded in New York, London and Los Angeles with producers such as  Gregg Wattenberg (Train), Rob Cavallo  (Green Day), and 6-time Grammy winning songwriter, John Shanks.  The album has been described as as upbeat and fun with even the most somber melodies backing a celebratory message.  From the love ballads “Slow it Down” and “Come to Me” to the joyous “Rebel Beat” the album boasts a spirit of renewal.

See Goo Goo Dolls on the Main Stage at 8PM Aug. 31

Goo Goo Dolls will perform at 8PM at the Main Stage, located at the base of Rotary Hill near Naperville’s famed Riverwalk.  Main Stage entertainment tickets will be available for purchase online and at local ticket sale locations which will be announced shortly.

2013 Last Fling, a four-day family fun festival, runs Fri., Aug. 30 through Labor Day, Sept. 2.

For updates as they happen and more info, visit www.lastfling.org.

UPDATE! Collective Soul will perform on the Rotary Hill Main Stage at 8PM on Sun., Sept. 1. Stay tuned!

Did you know? The Naperville Jaycees is a not-for-profit service organization with more than 100 young people dedicated to personal development through community service. The organization provides Naperville area residents with the opportunity to better themselves and to grow personally and professionally while giving through community service and fundraising efforts. Annual events include, Mardi Gras, Food Baskets, East Egg Hunt 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. Through their fundraising efforts, the Naperville Jaycees are able to donate funds 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 to various organizations in the surrounding communities.. Through recent partnership with the Naperville Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Network dues for both organizations are now available at a Dual Membership Rate. Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at Judd Kendall VFW located at 908 West Jackson Avenue in Naperville. Please call the chapter’s hotline at (630) 961-9375 or visit, www.napervillejaycees.org for more details.


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