New York Times Best-Selling Author Rachel Hollis at Rialto Square Theatre

Today, #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author and Founder and CEO of RISE, Rachel Hollis, has announced her upcoming 2022 Rach Talk Live! Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will make a stop at Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet on Thursday, October 6 at 7 PM.

Rach Talk began years ago as a Facebook show where Rachel would talk about anything and everything. Since then, the show has evolved to become a YouTube sensation and now, Rach Talk Live will be hitting the road to come to fans in person. It will be a night with your friends, girlfriends, and sisters to talk about all of life’s topics, dance, laugh, have fun and learn something new in a joyous way!

About Rachel Hollis

Rachel laid the foundation for her lifestyle brand and media company with the same unfiltered honesty and staunch inclusivity that made her a three-time New York Times bestselling author. Hollis connects with a highly engaged and growing global audience of women who treasure her transparency and

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The Rat Pack Is Back For The Holidays at Rialto Square Theatre

The Rat Pack Is Back For The Holidays at the Rialto Square Theatre

It was just announced that The Rat Pack Is Back is bringing their holiday tribute show to Rialto Square Theatre on Saturday, December 17 at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 10 at 10 AM.

When the Rat Pack gets together onstage, it’s magic. There are no card tricks and no rabbits popping out of hats, but when of Chris Jason (Frank Sinatra), Drew Anthony (Dean Martin), and Kyle Diamond (Sammy Davis Jr.) hit the stage, it’s there—the same magic that filled the room when these three icons performed at the Sands during the ’60s and ’70s. The Rat Pack is Back For The Holidays takes audiences back to an era when the Strip had live music and entertainers knew how to work the crowd.

The Rat Pack banters back and forth with their adoring fans via jokes, skits and great holiday songs. There is a seven-piece orchestra and don’t be surprised if some friends of the Pack show up and join in the fun.

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Just Announced: Tommy James and the Shondells

Tommy James and the Shondells will be at Rialto Square Theatre


Tommy James and the Shondells will be at Rialto Square Theatre on Friday, October 28 at 7:30 PM.

Crystal Blue Persuasion, Crimson & Clover, Mony Mony, I Think We’re Alone Now, Draggin’ The Line, Hanky Panky, Sweet Cherry Wine, Three Times in Love and Mirage are just a few of the many hits – 23 Gold Records, 9 Platinum albums and over 100 million records sold worldwide…and 32 Billboard Hot 100 Chart Hits!

Many artists around the world have covered and continue to cover his songs including Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Kelly Clarkson, Rem, Dolly Parton, Carlos Santana, Cher, Tom Jones and even The Boston Pops.

Tommy’s music can be heard in 55 films, 39 TV shows, and numerous commercials to date.

BMI lauded Tommy for his success with the presentation of five million Air Awards for his music being played more than 21 million times on air.
Tommy’s critically acclaimed autobiography Me, The Mob and The Music is on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Best Music Memoirs List and is now in production for a major motion picture.

Tommy now has his own show on Sirius/xm radio – Gettin’ Together with Tommy James every Sunday evening 5-8pm – 60s on 6 channel.

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Just Announced: Travis Tritt at Rialto Square Theatre

Travis Tritt will be at Rialto Square Theatre

It was just announced that CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt will be at Rialto Square Theatre on Sunday. August 21 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 20 at 10 AM.

This show, which will include Tritt’s band, will give attendees an opportunity to hear some of the performer’s biggest hits, including “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive” and “Best of Intentions.” Plan to sing along with Tritt’s vast catalog of crowd favorites like “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde” and “Here’s a Quarter” — songs that have created a devoted fan base that continues to sell-out shows across the globe. Tritt will also perform favorites off his new album, Set In Stone, that was just released this year. Bringing his award-winning songs to life, the Grand Ole Opry member will leave the audience with a truly memorable experience.

Music has opened many doors that the talented Georgia native has boldly walked through and left his own indelible mark. With the release of Set in Stone, Tritt embarks on the next chapter of his stellar career armed with the distinctive voice, insightful songwriting, and outlaw edge that have served him well for more than three decades.

It would be easy for Tritt to rest on his laurels, but he has too much drive to sit idle. Set in Stone reveals an artist who has never been more passionate about the craft he loves. “I remember what made me fall in love with music in the first place when I was just a little kid, walking around singing Roger Miller songs when I was five-years-old, singing gospel music in church and going to bluegrass festivals with my uncle,” he smiles. “I honestly believe I was put on this earth to create music and to move myself. Hopefully if I can move myself, I can move other people as well and for me, that’s exciting. I’m just so thrilled and honored to have a career that has lasted this long and still be able to put new music out that moves people and still do what I’ve always loved to do.”

Tritt has won two Grammy Awards, four CMA Awards, and a Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist. Seven of Tritt’s albums have been certified platinum or higher, earning him more than 30 million in career album sales. He’s scored five number one singles and 20 Top 10 hits. He’s also expanded his creative resume’ into acting with film and TV roles in Rio Diablo (1993), The Cowboy Way (1994), Tales from the Crypt (1995), Sgt. Bilko (1996), Fire Down Below (1997), Outlaw Justice (1999), Touched By An Angel (1999), Blues Brothers (2000), Yes, Dear (2004), Brother’s Keeper (2013), Forever My Girl (2018), and more.

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Whose Live Anyway? will be at Rialto Square Theatre

Whose Live Anyway? will be at Rialto Square Theatre

Emmy-nominated TV Show Whose Line Is It Anyway? will be at Rialto Square Theatre on Saturday, November 12 to present their new improv tour: WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show as well as some exciting new ones, featuring musical direction by Bob Derkach.

All ages are welcomed, but please note that some “PG-13” language will be used during the performance.

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Just Announced: Engelbert Humperdinck at Rialto Square Theatre

Engelbert Humperdinck will be at Rialto Square Theatre

It was just announced that Engelbert Humperdinck will be at Rialto Square Theatre on Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 PM.

In a career spanning over 50 years, Engelbert has generated sales in excess of 140 million records, including 64 gold albums and 35 platinum, four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame.

He has performed for the Queen four times, several presidents and many heads of state. He has recorded everything from the most romantic ballads to movie theme songs, disco, rock, and even gospel. His unique voice has charmed millions of fans around the globe. However, it’s not just the voice, but the man himself, with his endearing sense of humor and self-deprecating jokes. Engelbert has managed to strike a new chord with a younger generation, appearing on MTV several times.

Engelbert exploded on to the music scene with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. The shy handsome man catapulted almost instantly to world icon. He became great friends with Elvis and the two legends often performed each other’s songs. His first single in the charts was “Release Me,” which went into the Guinness Book of Records for achieving 56 consecutive weeks on the charts. It was No. 1 in 11 countries. The following decades see Engelbert constantly touring the world to sell-out crowds. He takes great pleasure in every moment on stage.

Engelbert’s music has transcended time and his voice continues to reach out to people now – serving to transport and inspire, to embrace and to provoke feelings and emotions…ingredients that are no doubt the essence of his long-lasting success.

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