CMT Next Women of Country Presents SARA EVANS All the Love Tour

“CMT Next Women of Country presents Sara Evans All The Love Tour featuring RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr” launches February 12 in New York City and Comes to the Rialto Square Theatre on February 25.

Nashville, TN – December 18, 2017 – ACM and CMA Award winning country music star Sara Evans has partnered with CMT for its 4 th annual Next Women of Country Tour in 2018. “CMT Next Women of Country presents Sara Evans All The Love Tour featuring RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr” launches February 12 in New York City with fieeen shows from coast to coast. Special guests RaeLynn (“Lonely Call,” “Love Triangle”) and Kalie Shorr (“Fight Like A Girl,” “Two Hands”) are among the impressive roster of CMT’s “Next Women of Country” artists.

“We are thrilled to announce our 4 th Annual ‘Next Women of Country’ Tour and partner with the amazing Sara Evans,” said Leslie Fram, SVP of Music Strategy & Talent, CMT. “This tour was created to give emerging female ar3sts a stage to play on and this year we are proud to welcome RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr.”

“I absolutely love that CMT champions female ar3sts with the Next Women of Country Tour and am so honored to be headlining it in 2018,” said Sara. “I can’t wait to hit the road with RaeLynn and Kalie. They are both incredible singers, songwriters, and overall artists and we’re going to have a blast!”

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Star 96.7, Q-Rock and 1340 WJOL Present Daughtry Rialto Square Theatre April 16, 2018

Daughtry, the American rock band headlined by Chris Daughtry, will be making its way to Rialto Square Theatre for an evening of alternative rock on Monday, April 16.

With countless awards and nominations including categories in the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards, Daughtry made it onto the global music scene after coming in fourth on the fifth season of American Idol.

Since American Idol, Daughtry has five albums to its credit, which includes their self-titled debut album in 2006 that made it to number one on the Billboard charts and was 4x platinum. Daughtry’s latest album, It’s not Over, The Hits So Far, was released one year ago.

Daughtry’s influences include Bon Jovi, U2, and Aerosmith, to name a few. Lead singer, Chris Daughtry’s singer / songwriter talents shine through in his epic live performances.

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Los Lobos, an American rock band from East Los Angeles, Calif, brings their unique blend of rock, tex-mex, country, zydeco, folk, R&B, blue and brown eyed soul to Joliet, IL and the Rialto Square Theatre.

For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up”. Co-founder Kim Wilson, the sole original member, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest incarnation.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

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Decades Rewind transports their audience to the 60’s, 70’s and 80’sThe theatrical concert coming to the Rialto Square Theatre

Decades Rewind is set to perform an audience favorite theatrical concert at the Rialto Square Theatre on Saturday, February, 17, 2018.

Decades Rewind is a national touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show celebrating the hits of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s – America’s most prominent decades in music history.

The medleys feature a wide array of legendary songs including hits by ABBA, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Tina Turner, Chubby Checker, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Prince, Bon Jovi, and many others. The “jump out and grab you show” is accompanied by three larger than life screens and visuals that instantly transport viewers to each decade with images from that era’s headlines and pop-culture.

Decades Rewind was created by the show’s keyboardist, Peter Gatti, and drummer, Mark Blinkhorn. Gatti said, “Decades Rewind was designed to whisk our audiences back to the days of their best memories. Guests always tell us that they remembered their first dance, their first kiss, their first love during our shows. Music is so powerful and it’s really amazing to see how people are moved throughout the performance”. What was your first dance move? The twist?.. The hustle?.. The robot? When you come to a Decades Rewind show, you have to bring your dancing shoes!

With over 100 costume changes, 10 medleys featuring 60 songs, Decades Rewind is an unparalleled, interactive multimedia musical experience that will have you rockin’ in your seat, dancing in the aisle, and singing along with every word. This show really does let you turn back the hands of time

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Joliet, IL (December 8, 2017) – The Manhattan Transfer, with over 40 years of jazz history, will be playing the Rialto Square Theatre on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

The Manhattan Transfer created a unique jazz sound through its blend of acapella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythmic and blues and pop! After going through many musical and band member changes throughout the band’s storied musical history, the newest iteration of the band will play the Rialto Square Theatre as part of its most current national tour.

Tim Hauser originally founded the band and spent his life developing the sweet unique sounds, that live on today even after his death. The release of The Definitive Pop Collection, a 2-disc retrospective of the groups greatest hits takes a look back at some of the greatest musical bodies of work ever created.

The March 14 show at Rialto Square Theatre will a fun blend and new and old music that all fans will enjoy!

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Comedian Jim Jefferies has announced the Jim Jefferies LIVE Tour, his latest major multi-city standup comedy tour, that will take him across the United States next spring. The tour will include a stop at Joliet’s historic Rialto Square Theatre on Friday, April 27 at 8pm.

Jefferies has firmly established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging standup style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe.

Jefferies burst on to the scene in the United States after his popular debut HBO special I Swear to God. His additional successful comedy specials include Contraband, Alcoholocaust, and Fully Functional. His television show, The Jim Jefferies, premiered on Comedy Central in 2017.

Friday, April 27, 2018
The Rialto Square Theatre
Tickets on sale this Friday at Noon!

Buy tickets at the Rialto box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at

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