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Posted on: June 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Disco Explosion Community Event


Sunday, June 25

Disco Explosion Community Event

Time: 3-6 p.m.

The Elmhurst History Museum kicks off the Disco Demolition summer exhibit and everything ‘70s with a little disco…and a little rock ‘n’ roll! Bring the family and neighbors and have a blast:

  • Grammy-winning rock star and songwriter Jim Peterik  (co-writer of “Eye of the Tiger,” “Vehicle” and 18 top 10 hits) performs two of his big hits along with School of Rock;
  • The Shagadelics band brings the fun and the funk with disco gems;
  • Hear longtime Chicago ball park organist Nancy Faust play fan favorites;
  • “Disco Demolition” book author Dave Hoekstra and photographer Paul Natkin will sign copies of their book (available for purchase in museum gift shop);
  • Watch a pro roller skater demonstrate skating skills to disco music;
  • Tour the Disco Demolition exhibit inside the museum;
  • DJ Oliver spins music from the era and guests can take a pic in the photo booth
  • Ice cream for sale by Brain Freeze

Note: The previously publicized appearance by Steve Trout has been cancelled. Limited seating will be available under the tent. BYO lawn chair or blanket for sitting on the lawn.

Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst

Admission: FREE   

More info: (Special Events section) or 630-833-1457

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