Saturday, June 30, 2012

July 1st - Chicago Smooth Jazz Event Update - BIG Holiday Edition

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July 1st, 2012 -  In This Issue

Special Discount Ticket Offers
Videos - Show Previews for Paul Taylor & Maysa
Praire State College - New Venue Info
It's Hot Outside! So Cool off indoors at a show
The only thing HOT is the music! - A/C included with all tickets
On behalf of everyone at, we hope you have an enjoyable and safe 
4th of July holiday. To start the fireworks early - we have a special ticket discount
offer to show our appreciation to our frequent show goers. Details are below.......
We hope you will join us for our shows this month (coming up very soon)  starring Paul Taylor & Maysa Leak.  For a preview of these shows, be sure to check out the videos we have links to in this e-blast.  All shows are now on sale - and with all seats reserved, the very best seats go to those that get their tickets early. 
Yet, with our intimate venue having only 400 seats, there is not a bad seat in the house.
While Chicago's weather this summer is hotter then ever, the great news is our shows are indoors. While the live music of Maysa & Paul Taylor will be HOT, the venue is air conditioned and your comfort throughout the show is guaranteed.  As is always the case, you'll have a chance to meet the artists after the show. 
Paul Taylor ImagePaul Taylor Video Preview
Saxophonist Paul Taylor - Saturday July 21st @ 4PM - Tix at 
Maysa Video Preview
Vocalist Maysa Leak - Saturday July 21st @ 8:30PM  - Tix @

Customer Discount Offer

Purchase tickets to our first three 8:30PM shows starring Maysa, Nick Colionne
 & Peter White - and get complimentary tickets to see Norman Brown
and his special guest - saxophonist Eric Darius.*

If you have already purchased tickets to see any of the above shows
 - you are also eligible to take advantage of this offer

* Limit - can not be combined with any other discount or promotion.
Tickets must be purchased in advance either online
 at or by phone at (312) 725-0740.

 Ticket Rebate

Purchase a "premium reserved" ticket" to both the 4PM & 8:30PM shows on
July 21st  
and receive a $10 per person rebate check by mail.  Offer details here

Upcoming Shows - Tix at  or call (312) 725-0740
Sat July 21st - Paul Taylor 4PM,   Maysa Leak 8:30PM
Sept 22nd - Marion Meadows  4PM,   Nick Colionne  8:30PM
Sat Oct 27 - Steve Cole  4PM, Peter White  8:30PM
Sat Dec 15 - Norman Brown & Eric Darius  4PM & 8:30PM
2012 SmoothChicago Concert Series  
Paul Taylor and Maysa Leak
Great reserved tickets available for all shows
Order early & get the best seats!
Upcoming Shows
South Suburban Concert Series Location
Praire State College
Halsted St south of I-294 / I-80  at Halsted & Vollmer
For directions & more venue info - click here


** New venue added in Chicago's South Suburbs **  

Prairie State College Theater - 202 S Halsted
Chicago Heights, IL  60411
Our south suburban venue is accessible by interstate highways and major roads. For those without automobile transportation, the College is located on a bus route operated by PACE, the Chicago suburbs' main bus company. 
From the north: Drive south on I-94 to I-80 west exit. Follow I-80 west about two miles to Halsted Street south exit (Route 1). Take Halsted Street south about three miles to the Prairie State College theater for our shows. 
From the north/west: Take the Tri-State Tollway (294) south to I-80/94 east. Follow I-80/94 east about one mile to Halsted Street south exit (Route 1). Take Halsted Street south about three miles to the PSC campus. 
From the south: Drive north on I-57 to the Vollmer Road exit. Follow Vollmer Road east about five miles to the PSC campus on your right. 
From the east: Follow I-80 west to Halsted Street south exit (Route 1). Take Halsted Street south about three miles to the campus.

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Visit everyday!  

While hosting live shows and events thoughout Chicagoland is our primary business that pays the bills - there is much more going on at our website.


While we wait for a radio option to return to the FM dial - in the meantime, 

you can listen to Smooth Jazz via your computer and 24 hours a day, seven days a week. also has hundreds of High Quality live performance videos from past shows.  Videos are added often and we still have many hours of video clips still to upload.  These are all professionally shot via multiple cameras and direct audio feeds.


If you have not already done so - please "LIKE US" on Facebook as

 thousands of other Chicago area music fans have already done.



and bring some friends to an upcoming show! 


While this music format disappears from terrestrial radio around the country, the "LIVE" jazz shows in the Chicago area continue in a big way. Here at we have many great shows on our schedule with more shows all around Chicagoland in the planning stages.  But the music can only happen if the fans continue to come out and support these talented musicians that create all this great music. 


While we'll do all that we can to get this format back on FM, there is no disputing the fact that listening to a CD can never do justice to what fans experience at a LIVE performance.  As frequent show goers already know, a studio recording just can not match the energy and excitement of a live show with one of the stars of contemporary jazz.


The other thing to remember is - the artists that make the music we all love have families and bills to pay too. While it helps them become more well known, jazz artists They don't make a living from radio airplay. They make their living from traveling around the country playing live shows for their fans. 


We hope you will join us for several of our upcoming shows and please encourage your friends to do the same.  As long as you do - this great music will be around for a long time and Chicago will continue to be a stop on all your favorite artists tour schedules!



Thanks again for supporting live contemporary jazz music in Chicagoland and we hope you'll bring some friends to several of our upcoming shows.


Your friends at 




To Order Tickets

Upcoming Shows

Prairie State College Venue Info

Listen Live - Smooth Jazz Online

Concert Videos from

SmoothChicago on Facebook

Ticket Rebate Information



More great shows coming soon - visit for info on upcoming shows
Chicago shows are held at: 
Rumba   (re-opening soon)
Downtown Chicago
South Suburban shows are held at:
Prairie State College Theater
South Suburbs of Chicago
Northwest Suburban shows are held at:
Information coming soon
Order Tickets Online @  or call (312) 725-0740
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 many more great shows coming soon !!!!


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