What You'll Get
- Admission to a rock or tribute concert
- Where: Theatre of Living Arts
- General-admission standing
- Door time: one hour prior to showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.
- $15 for one ticket to see Black Star Riders – The New Thin Lizzy on Friday, June 20, at 8:30 p.m. (up to $29 value)
- $10 for four tickets to TLA Rewind on Sunday, June 22, at 5 p.m. (up to $52 value). This show is for ages 21 and older.
- $10 for one ticket to see Led Zeppelin 2 on Friday, September 12, at 9 p.m. (up to $19 value)
Black Star Riders – The New Thin Lizzy
- How you know Thin Lizzy: they're the Irish rock band behind punchy hits such as "Jailbreak" and "The Boys Are Back in Town"
- Did Thin Lizzy break up?: No, they've just been reincarnated as the Black Star Riders, which they describe as "the next step in the evolution of the Thin Lizzy story"
- If you've been waiting decades for a new Thin Lizzy album: check out Black Star Riders' debut All Hell Breaks Loose, which the band says has that "classic Lizzy vibe"
- What to expect from the show: a group showcasing the swagger they've perfected since 1969, material from the new record, and a rock block of Thin Lizzy's greatest hits
- Tribute act that plays the tectonic prog-metal of Tool: New Jersey's Spiral Out
- Tool tunes you're likely to hear: "Sober," "Lateralus," and "Ænema."
- Tribute act specializing in the Bon Scott era of AC/DC: Bon Again
- So expect to hear: headbangers such as "Highway to Hell" and "TNT"
- Tribute act with the talent to take on the '70s prog-rock giants Kansas: Know Return
- Hits that will time-warp audiences back to the '70s: "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind"
Led Zeppelin 2
- Where they're from: Chicago
- What sets them apart: they re-stage famous gigs from Zeppelin's storied history, from the garage days through the excess-loving heyday of The Song Remains the Same
- What you'll hear: bowed guitars, tectonic drum solos, and Robert Plant-esque vocal histrionics.
- Who plays Plant: Bruce Lamont, beloved by experimental music fans for his work in Bloodiest and Yakuza
- High praise: "...they do as good a Zep as Zep ever did back in the day." – Jim DeRogatis, Chicago Sun-TImes
The Fine Print
Expiration varies. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue will call. Must show valid ID matching name on voucher at Theatre of Living Arts. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Live Nation's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Theatre of the Living Arts
- 1908: a nickelodeon opens on South Street under the name the Crystal Palace
- 1927: the movie theater is converted into a concert hall
- 1941: the concert hall is converted into a movie theater
- 1959: director Andre Gregory founds an avant-garde performance group in the theater, and gives it a new name—the Theatre of the Living Arts
- 1960–1968: the troupe's critically acclaimed shows, including The Critic_ and _Poor Bitos, feature such future legends as Danny DeVito, Judd Hirsch, and Morgan Freeman
- 1976: years after the performance group goes bankrupt, a newly opened movie theater realizes it can pay its rent with weekly screenings of _Rocky Horror Picture Show_
- 1988: after one final transformation, the Theatre of the Living Arts becomes a live performance venue once again
- 2013: now exclusively a music stage, the theater earns a spot on Complex's list of America's 50 best concert venues