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102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
(815) 726-6600

August 2017

THREE DOG NIGHT

August 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Now in its 4th decade, THREE DOG NIGHT claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets.

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OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN

August 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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With a career spanning over five decades with more than 100 million albums sold, Olivia’s successes include four Grammys, numerous Country Music, American Music, Billboard and People’s Choice Awards, an Emmy Award, ten #1 hits and more than 15 top 10 singles. Read More.

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SIR NOFACE LIVES TOUR

August 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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“SIR NOFACE LIVES” U.S. TOUR offers the chance for attendees to be amongst the first to see Calek's new “SIR NOFACE” documentary, which chronicles the Australian Government sanctioned paranormal investigation that led to the filming of a full-body apparition, that for the first time in history, definitively proves the existence of ghosts!

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September 2017

TANYA TUCKER AND SAMMY KERSHAW

September 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tickets: $63.50, $48.50 and $33.50 Tickets are available at the Rialto box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, or charge at 800-745-3000. WCCQ Welcomes Tanya Tucker & Sammy Kershaw to the Rialto Square Theatre. Two country legends will come together for a night of classic country. A defining voice of country music and a modern day legend, Tanya Tucker inspired many female artists who still top the charts today. From the signature classic songs to the unforgettable sass and soul of her…

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BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS – FEATURING BO BICE

September 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $63.50, $53.50, $43.50 (additional fees may apply) It’s been more than four decades since drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends assembled the first group to successfully blend rock and jazz into a genre-crossing sound and style. So successfully in fact, that the band’s second album, Blood Sweat & Tears, topped the Billboard charts for many weeks and beat out the Beatles’ Abbey Road for the prestigious Album of the Year Grammy award. That album produced three major hit singles: “You…

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CHICKEN DANCE

September 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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$6.00

Grades: K - 3 Performance: 55 minutes Every barnyard has its bully! But two of the barnyard’s chickens, Marge and Lola, will not stand idly by. ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert! But first, they must present a performance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac…

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October 2017

The SIMON & GARFUNKEL Story

October 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show The Simon & Garfunkel Story will play Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet on October 15th on its tour of more than 45 U.S. and Canadian cities from coast to coast. Read More.

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THE ROAD CREW – AMERICA’S ROUTE 66 BAND

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Experience The Road Crew's passion for The Mother Road and feel their rockabilly beat as they perform songs from America's rock n' roll era.

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WOD – WORLD OF DANCE LIVE

October 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Ticket Costs: $58.50, $43.50, $33.50 (additional fees may apply) Tickets on Sale: Friday, August 18 @ 11AM STAR Pre-Sale: August 15, 2017 Photos are welcomed! Nothing too distracting but we love socials and posting! World of Dance Live consists of engaging and interactive 90-minute dance showcases which include the hottest stars and dance icons from YouTube and television, a signature WOD host, talent meet and greets and autograph sessions. Showcases include dance troupes, soloists, duets, and youth groups with multiple genre…

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YANNI

October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $225.00, $99.00, $69.00, $49.00 (Prices includes the $3.50 per ticket Venue fee). Tickets on Sale: August 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM STAR Pre-Sale: August 8, 2017 NO CAMERAS, TABLET OR CELL PHONE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE HOUSE DURING THE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT. So Photography is NOT permitted during the show. This fall legendary performer, composer, YANNI will provide fans with a closer look into his world by giving them PURE YANNI. On October 28, the maestro will share "An Intimate…

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November 2017

DR. KABOOM -LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour | Grades 2-5

November 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Grades 2-5 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM At the dawn of the 19th century, mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues. Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures into it’s potential. Topics covered include: safety; Tesla; Edison; Faraday; lightning bolts, current; voltage; conductive and non-conductive media; electrical arcs; light emission; sparks; resistance; magnetic fields, electric generators: mechanical energy to electrical energy; electromagnetic coils…

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WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?

November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $35 - $45 - $57.50 (additional fees may apply) Photography is NOT permitted during the show The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud 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…

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THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA

November 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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14th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR Ticket Costs: $88.50, $58.50, $43.50 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: August 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM STAR Pre-Sale: August 8, 2017 NO CAMERAS/PHOTOS, NO AUDIO, NO VIDEO Of ANY KIND ALLOWED. In 1990, Stray Cats frontman Brian Setzer founded a new orchestra to focus on the burgeoning swing revival movement in the United States. Decades later, the wildly energetic Brian Setzer Orchestra still delivers its electrifying combination of rockabilly, blues, and swing to adoring audiences…

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CELEBRATE THE SEASON

November 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tickets: $45 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: August 11, 2017 - 12 Noon The social event will bring everyone together to light up the holidays. Enjoy delicious treats and cocktails while listening to holiday favorites played by local artists. On this evening we will light up the Rialto Marquee for the season and the beautiful Rialto tree in the magnificent Rotunda.

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LIGHTS OF LOVE

November 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: Contact Joliet Area Community Hospice 815-740-4104 Join Joliet Area Community Hospice November 22, 2017, the evening before Thanksgiving, to take part in the city’s most touching tree lighting ceremony! During this beautiful tribute, take a moment to remember friends and family no longer with us. Loved ones’ names will be read aloud as you cross the Rialto stage and hang an ornament in their memory. You will be filled with the warm of memories as the memorial tree is…

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TEDDY BEAR TEA

November 24, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $25 for adults and $22.50 for children 12 and under **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: 8/18/2017 - 10:00 AM Two Times: 9:30am & 12:00pm Buy Tickets for 9:30am | Buy Tickets for 12:00pm Create a memory that will last forever and enjoy a special holiday brunch in a sweet fairyland. Young and old alike will enjoy this special brunch featuring delicious food and fun workshop activities complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake Rialto…

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MOVIES AT THE RIALTO – HOME ALONE

November 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $5 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: 9/22/2017 - 10:00 AM   Join us for the classic Christmas movie, Home Alone at the Rialto Square Theatre. An eight-year-old trouble-maker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

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THE NUTCRACKER, KENNETH VON HEIDECKE’S CHICAGO FESTIVAL BALLET

November 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $38.50, $30.50, Children 12 and under $22.50 for all seats. **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: 8/18/2017 - 10:00 AM STAR Presale: 8/15/2017 This holiday favorite fairytale is perfect for the entire family. The magical production features lavish costumes, a growing Christmas tree, a battle between mice and soldiers, a journey through the land of whirling snowflakes and a joyous visit to the Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Keep the holiday spirit alive and enjoy this breathtaking performance. Since…

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December 2017

MOVIES AT THE RIALTO – THE SANTA CLAUS

December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $5 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: 9/22/2017 - 10:00 AM   Join us for the classic Christmas movie, The Santa Claus at the Rialto Square Theatre.

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CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH NATALIE GRANT AND DANNY GOKEY

December 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $48.50, $38.50, $28.50 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale:8/25/2017 - 10:00 AM STAR Presale: 8/22/2017 Two of Christian music's powerhouse vocalists, Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey, will ring in this year's holiday season together on the Celebrate Christmas Tour, where they will share the stage each night in a fully- integrated set. The Suite Life is Available for this show Enhance Your Rialto Experience in Our New Hospitality Suite for this show! The Suite Life is a service upgrade which…

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HOLIDAY LUNCHEON AND ORGAN CONCERT

December 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $15 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: 9/22/2017 - 10:00 AM   Grab a tasty bite to eat while you enjoy holiday music played on the famous Barton Grand Theatre Pipe Organ or listen to seasonal jolly songs sung by local high school students. Visit our sponsor: www.RiversideSeniorLife.com

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CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

December 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $49, $39, $34, $29 **additional fees may apply Tickets on sale: 8/25/2017 - 10:00 AM STAR Pre-Sale: 8/22/2017 This live on stage adaptation of the classic animated television special brings all your favorite characters to life. So, join the Peanuts gang in their journey to uncover the true meaning of Christmas.

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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

December 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $10 **additional fees may apply Tickets on sale: 8/25/2017 - 10:00 AM Be taken back in time as AlphaMedia presents a live radio broadcast and theatre performance of It’s a Wonderful Life. Take the kids and grandkids to this multigenerational nostalgic performance. Experience first-hand how live radio broadcasts used to be made, while watching one or your favorite Christmas classics come to life on stage. The performance will be broadcast live on 1340 WJOL.

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JOLIET AMERICAN LEGION BAND CONCERT

December 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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FREE EVENT The award-winning Joliet American Legion Band presents a spirited Holiday concert. The Band is performing this concert to benefit our area needy. The price of admission is a contribution of non-perishable or other staple food items in exchange for reserved seats. The band, formed in 1946 has been thrilling audiences of all ages with the unique sounds similar to that of the precise disciplined tradition of John Phillip Sousa. These musicians are dedicated to bring you a quality…

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CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE

December 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $78.50, $58.50, $33.50 (Price includes the $3.50 per ticket Venue fee). Tickets on sale: 9/8/2017 - 10:00 AM STAR Pre-sale: 9/5/2017   Celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary in 2017, Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the holiday season with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza. It’s a new cirque show, Broadway musical, and family Christmas spectacular all in one! Hailed by The New York Daily News as a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload & so full of energy it…

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COLORS OF CHRISTMAS

December 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $89.00, $69.00, $49.00 **additional fees may apply Tickets on sale: 9/8/2017 - NOON STAR Pre-sale: 9/5/2017   American’s Favorite Christmas Concert is back.... We invite you to join us for a night of Christmas - A Celebration of Holiday Spirit - We invite you to be part of this exciting tour, to join family and friends experience the harmony and joy of the Christmas season and bring the message of Good Will and Peace on Earth. A Concert for Family, A…

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MOVIES AT THE RIALTO – DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

December 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $5 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: 9/22/2017 - 10:00 AM   Join us for the classic Christmas movie, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grich Stole Christmas at the Rialto Square Theatre.

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January 2018

DENNIS MILLER

January 12 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $94, $74, $59, $45 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: Friday, October 6 @ 10AM STAR Pre-Sale: October 3, 2017 He was a regular contributor for “The O’Reilly Factor” on the FOX News Channel, Dennis Miller is also an award-winning comedian, talk-show host, sports commentator, actor, author, and television personality. After captivating audiences on “Saturday Night Live” from 1985 to 1991, he went on to earn five Emmy and three Writers Guild of America awards for his critically…

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February 2018

FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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$6.00

Grades 4-8: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and the South, as well as what it means to be a free man, are challenged, however, when he unexpectedly befriends Jacob, a young Confederate soldier. The two men may be of different races and on different sides of the Civil War, but they have much to teach…

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3 DOORS DOWN ACOUSTIC BACK PORCH JAM WITH SPECIAL GUEST ELVIS MONROE

February 10 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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OPENING ACT: Elvis Monroe TICKETS: $58.50, $43.50, $33.50 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: Friday, October 27 @ 10AM STAR Pre-Sale: October 24, 2017 3 Doors Down has announced plans to stage the “Back Porch Jam” Tour, an acoustic interpretation of the band’s hits, fan favorites and deep album cuts. Formed in 1995, Grammy Award®-nominated multiplatinum Mississippi rock band 3 Doors Down consistently captivates audiences worldwide. The quintet’s many accolades include selling 16 million albums globally, receiving three Grammy nominations, and…

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CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE – HOTEL CALIFORNIA

February 15 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $33.50, $26.50, $19.50 **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: Friday, November 17th @ 10:00 AM STAR Pre-Sale: Tuesday, November 14th at 9:00 AM Eagles legendary album Hotel California comes to life when Classic Albums Live performs the album in its entirety, note for note, cut for cut. With hit tracks like the Grammy®-winning “New Kid in Town” and deep cuts like “Wasted Time,” it’s the classic album exactly as you remember.  

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DUAL ALBUM RELEASE SHOW, FEATURING JOHN CONDRON & THE OLD GANG ORCHESTRA AND RIVERHORSE

February 16 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $20.00  **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: Friday, December 29 @ 10AM John Condron is a Philadelphia born singer-songwriter, musician, & producer who currently makes his home in Joliet IL. The former front man for the power quartet “the benefit” has been spending much of his time lately focusing on solo performances as well as performances w/ his full band project “The Old Gang Orchestra”. Riverhorse is a comfortable blend of electrified folk, ambience and groove that has been…

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DECADES REWIND . . . the Music of Your Life

February 17 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $50.50/$45.50/$40.50  **additional fees may apply Tickets on sale: Thursday, December 14 STAR Member pre-sale: Friday, December 8 at Noon! Decades Rewind is a National touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show! It celebrates all the hits of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, the most prominent decades in music history. Disco, Funk, Rock and Motown all take center stage in this brand new theatrical concert featuring over 60 songs, 100 costume changes and nostalgic…

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CMT Next Women of Country Presents: SARA EVANS – All The Love Tour

February 25 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $63.50, $48.50, $43.50  **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: Dec 22, 10am STAR Pre-Sale: Dec 19, 9am 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…

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LOCAL MUSIC MONDAY – FEBRUARY, 26th

February 26 @ 6:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tickets: $20 Jeff Givens & The Mugshot Saints Singer/Songwriter Jeff (The Bourbon Cowboy) Givens is a road-seasoned troubadour. As a contemporary musical gypsy, Jeff travels the country, meeting folks from every aspect of life and listens to their stories. He lives this life, documenting it all in his songs. Somehow, writing through the haze of self-destruction like his heroes before him, (Kerouac, Burroughs, Lennon, Hank, Townes and others) he has prevailed and come out the other side, battling his demons by…

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March 2018

REO SPEEDWAGON

March 8 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Opening Act: Nicholas Barron TICKETS: $92.50, $74.50, $59.50, $44.50 **additional fees may apply Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets for January 13 are good for the March 8 show. Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon is a band where the main constant over the decades is a never-ending desire to give their all to their fans, year in and year out. Formed loosely in the late ‘60s at college in…

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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER

March 14 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $59/$43.50/$29.00  **additional fees may apply Tickets on sale Friday, December 15 STAR Pre-sale: December 12  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…

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MY HEART IN A SUITCASE

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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$6.00

Grades: 4–8 Anne Lehmann and her family no longer feel safe in their Berlin home. Life in 1938 Germany is deteriorating quickly for the Lehmanns and all Jews living there; in order to protect their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lehmann may have to say goodbye to her forever. Anne must struggle to bring meaning out of despair, to cling to love and hope even in a world that seems to be filled with hatred and violence. ArtsPower’s gripping and poignant…

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LOCAL MUSIC MONDAY – MARCH, 26th

March 26 @ 6:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tickets: $20 Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts The Big Lagniappe Rockford, IL-based Miles Nielsen has spent nearly a decade enthralling audiences with music that draws force from the prime years of Western-influenced rock music and classic ‘60s soul. Claiming influences as diverse as Otis Redding’s classic soul and Jellyfish’s cult power pop recordings. The Big Lagniappe band has influences from New Orleans roots music while keeping true to its blue collar Midwest town upbringing .

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DWIGHT YOAKAM with Special Guest Brandy Clark

March 29 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $125 / $89 / $65 / $45  **additional fees may apply Just Announced! CMT Award-winner Brandy Clark will open the show. Tickets On sale: Jan 19, Noon STAR Presale: Jan 16, 10am Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the…

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RICKY NELSON REMEBERED STARRING MATTHEW AND GUNNAR NELSON

March 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $38.50 / $28.50 / $23.50  **additional fees may apply Tickets on sale: Feb 9, 10am STAR Presale: Feb 6, 10am American icon and rock and roll star, Ricky Nelson, will be honored by sons Matthew and Gunnar Nelson at Rialto Square Theatre on March 30, 2018 for the Ricky Nelson Remembered concert. Tickets go on-sale next Friday, February 9. A musical celebration of America’s first “teen idol”, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson emerged from “The Adventures of Ozzie…

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BUDDY GUY

March 31 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Opening for Buddy Guy will be Chicago bluesman, Ronnie Baker Brooks. $88.50, $68.50, $56.00, $48.50  **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: November 3, 2017 – 10:00 AM STAR Pre-Sale: October 31, 2017 Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues. Buddy Guy…

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April 2018

A VERY INTIMATE ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO

April 3 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $78.50 / $63.50 / $53.50  **additional fees may apply Rock legends Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will share their collection of hits in a stripped down, acoustic version, at Rialto Square Theatre on April 3, 2018. It will be an intimate setting that will allow fans to experience the true power of the music while hearing the stories behind the songs. Since 1979, Benatar and Giraldo have formed one of the most successful partnerships in music history. During their…

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LEWIS BLACK – THE JOKE’S ON US TOUR

April 6 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $65, $49.50, and $39.50   **additional fees may apply Known as the king of the rant, LEWIS BLACK uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world. The Suite…

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LOS LOBOS WITH THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS

April 8 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $53.50/$38.50/$33.50  **additional fees may apply 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”…

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JACKSON GALAXY: TOTAL CAT MOJO LIVE!

April 14 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $63.50 $53.50 $43.50  **additional fees may apply Bringing his love for cats to the Rialto Square Theatre on April 14, TV Celebrity and self-proclaimed "cat daddy," Jackson Galaxy will provide a unique live event experience that you don’t want to miss! Jackson Galaxy is the host and executive producer of Animal Planet's long running hit show My Cat From Hell. Jackson, an animal advocate and cat behavior and wellness consultant, is also a two-time New York Times best-selling author with…

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Daughtry

April 16 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $69, $49, $35  **additional fees may apply Tickets on Sale: Dec 15, 10am STAR Pre-Sale: Dec 14, 8am 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…

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DOKKEN AND LITA FORD

April 20 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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with Special Guest Downtread TICKETS: $49.50 / $34.50 / $28.50  **additional fees may apply Great Seats start at just $28.50!   Dokken exploded out of the boiling hard rock/heavy metal scene in Los Angeles in the early 1980s. Their breakout hit album, Breaking the Chains, set the stage for Dokken to become one of the most dominant creative and commercial force in the world of melodic hard rock. Such classic albums as Tooth and Nail, Under Lock and Key and…

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ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK, THE MAN I WANT TO BE TOUR

April 21 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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$73.50, $58.50, $48.50 **additional fees may apply Engelbert Humperdinck will bring his unique sound, and a career spanning nearly 50 years, to the Rialto Square Theatre on April 21 as part of his Engelbert Humperdinck: The Man I Want To Be Tour! 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…

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LOCAL MUSIC MONDAY- April 23, 2018

April 23 @ 6:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tickets: $20 Hot Mess featuring Mayor Bob O'Dekirk Kofi Baker's Psychedelic Trip Hot Mess is a local cover band excelling in classic and hard rock hits and features Mayor Bob O'Dekirk on the drums. They have been hard at work on some original songs and can't wait to debut them at this month's Local Music Monday. As the son of legendary drumming icon Ginger Baker, Kofi Baker has a name that’s synonymous with drumming excellence. And Kofi lives up to…

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JIM JEFFERIES LIVE

April 27 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $49.50/$39.50/VIP $182.50  **additional fees may apply 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…

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May 2018

HOME FREE: TIMELESS WORLD TOUR

May 3 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $44.50, $36.50, $29.50  **additional fees may apply The all vocal country sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to town (and having a great time doing so). The band comes to town on the heels of their most recent full-length album release, TIMELESS, bringing with them new music, new jokes, and new production. Home Free has become a household name, amassing more than 185-million YouTube views, and entertaining more than 300,000 people live in concert since…

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PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO

May 10 @ 6:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $99.50, $49.50, $39.50 **additional fees may apply PJ Masks LIVE! Time To Be A Hero  is based on eOne’s top-rated animated TV series, which airs daily on Disney Junior. Catboy, Owlette, Gekko, and the Baddies will delight fans of all ages with live performances featuring world-class production, familiar and original music, and immersive interactivity. PJ Masks, the hit series now in its second season, follows the thrilling nighttime adventures of three young friends who transform into their dynamic alter egos,…

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series  $5 at the door | All seats are General Admission Rated PG-13 | 2 hours and 32 minutes Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an…

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June 2018

THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS

June 15 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $78.50 / $63.50 / $48.50  **additional fees may apply Motown will once again make Rialto Square Theatre its unofficial home on June 15, as two of the all-time greats will be coming to Joliet. R&B legends of nearly 60 years, The Temptations were lauded by Billboard in 2017 as the Number One R&B Artist of All-Time! Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Temptations, will be playing their classics in addition to tracks off their first new album in…

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

June 26 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series $5 at the door | All seats are General Admission Rated PG-13 | 2 hours and 33 minutes In the epic adventure film "Independence Day," strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world's major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived; its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to…

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July 2018

SEINFELD LIVE!

July 18 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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TICKETS: $150 | $85 | $67.50 additional fees may apply STAR Pre-sale: Tuesday, June 5 Public On-sale: Friday, June 8 @ 10am Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and his Netflix special Jerry Before Seinfeld. Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally The Suite Life is Available for this show…

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THE SANDLOT

July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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New Date: Tuesday, July 31st @ 7pm *All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date* A part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series  $5 at the door | All seats are General Admission Rated PG | 1 hour and 41 minutes When Scottie Smalls (Thomas Guiry) moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching…

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August 2018

JIM BREUER LIVE

August 9 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Breuer began his stand-up career in Clearwater, FL in 1989. He came to national attention when he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live (’95-’98) in 1995. He appeared alongside cast members Will Ferrell, David Spade, and Norm McDonald. Many early fans might know him by one of his much-loved SNL character, “Goat Boy” or for his uncanny Joe Pesci impressions. He also starred in the stoner comedy flick, Half Baked alongside Dave Chappelle with featured cameos from Willie Nelson, Snoop Dog and Tommy Chong.

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TAJMO: THE TAJ MAHAL AND KEB’ MO’ BAND

August 10 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Band at the Rialto Square Theatre

TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band brings to life the Grammy Award-winning collaboration between these two Blues titans in an exciting night of live music; performing songs from their long-anticipated collaborative album TajMo, available now on Concord Records.

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GAELIC STORM

August 15 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2000 shows, it is a true force to be reckoned with. With their latest release, Go Climb a Tree, their music has never sounded more representative of themselves as musicians and as live performers.

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FATHER OF THE BRIDE

August 28 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series  $5 at the door | All seats are General Admission Rated PG | 1 hour and 45 minutes George Banks (Steve Martin) and his wife, Nina (Diane Keaton), are the proud parents of Annie (Kimberly Williams), but when she returns from studying abroad and announces that she's engaged, their whole world turns upside down, especially that of overprotective George. From meeting the in-laws to wedding plans with an over-the-top consultant (Martin Short)…

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September 2018

HEATHER LAND: i ain’t doin’ it Tour 2018

September 11 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Her hilarious Snapchat videos have us laughing — with more than 300 million views. Now you can see her in person on the 2018 i ain't doin it tour for a solid night of comedy as she says, "Full of crazy things I ain’t doin (and a lot of mess I’ve already done). I’m also bringing some music your way so get ready!" There’s a meet-n-greet before the show.

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RIALTO SQUARE THEATRE BEER BASH 2018

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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We have partnered with local breweries around Joliet and surrounding areas to bring a unique experience for all. Craft beer enthusiasts will enjoy a sampling of beers from their favorite local breweries, while enjoying the ambience of the majestic Rialto Square Theatre. La Loma Taco Truck will be on hand serving up the best tacos in the area

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I AM KING: THE MICHAEL JACKSON EXPERIENCE

September 20 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Direct from Las Vegas, I AM KING: The Michael Jackson Experience is as close as you will get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert! Featuring Michael Jackson tribute artists who can sing LIVE while mastering the intense dancing that Jackson was so famous for, I AM KING takes the audience on a musical and visual journey into the world of the KING OF POP.

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC: SING-A-LONG EDITION

September 25 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series  $5 at the door | All seats are General Admission Rated G | 2 hours and 54 minutes A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home…

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October 2018

THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY

October 9 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth.

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SHEILA E.

October 12 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Sheila E. is a world renowned, multi-talented musician whose career has spanned over thirty years. Throughout her time in the music industry, Sheila E. has carved a name for herself as one of the world’s most gifted and iconic percussionists, having collaborated with numerous talents such as George Duke, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Estefan and Prince.

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