CITY WINERY CHICAGO ANNOUNCES WEIR WORLD, SIX DAYS OF CONCERTS AND FARE THEE WELL LIVE STREAM VIEWING PARTIES SURROUNDING CHICAGO’S BIGGEST MUSIC EVENT OF THE SUMMER, JUNE 30-JULY 5

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(April 24, 2015) – Bob Weir, The Garcia Family, Tri Studios and Sweetwater announce Weir World, six days of concerts and special events, June 30-July 5, at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St. In addition to daytime, primetime and late-night concerts with surprise special guests, City Winery offers a unique opportunity for fans to experience the sold-out shows at Soldier Field. City Winery will live stream the Grateful Dead shows in the concert venue; the HD stream will be projected with a 7000k DLP projector on a 7′ x 12′ screen and audio will stream through the state-of-the-art Meyer sound system. Individual tickets are on sale now. The Weir World All Access Pass – which includes admission to all Weir World events at City Winery June 30 – July 5 plus a Commemorative Weir World Poster – is available for $400. http://weirworld.citywinery.com/

 

Tuesday, June 30

Jonathan Wilson & House Band with Very Special Guests: 6pm ($50)

 

Wednesday, July 1

Jonathan Wilson & House Band with Very Special Guests: 6pm ($50)

 

Thursday July 2

Jonathan Wilson & House Band with Very Special Guests: 6pm ($50)

 

Friday, July 3

Brunch with artist TBA: 11am (reserved seating)

 

Fare Thee Well Live Stream from Soldier Field: 6:30pm ($18, standing)

Simulcast

 

Alex Bleeker & the Freaks – Play Dead with Guests: Aftershow Midnight ($28)

 

Saturday, July 4

Brunch with Steve Kimock and Jerry Joseph: 11am ($35, reserved)

 

Fare Thee Well Live Stream from Soldier Field: 6:30pm ($18, standing)

Simulcast

 

Matisyahu & Friends: Aftershow Midnight ($38)

 

Sunday, July 5

Brunch with artist TBA: 11am (reserved seating)

 

Fare Thee Well Live Stream from Soldier Field: 6:30pm ($18)

Simulcast

 

Railroad Earth: Aftershow Midnight ($60)

 

To purchase concert tickets or for more information on becoming a VinoFile™ member, please call (312) 733-WINE (9463) or visit www.citywinery.com/chicago/.

 

Weir World joins a diverse mix of the most respected names in pop, rock, jazz, blues, world music, theater, dance, spoken word and comedy presented at City Winery Chicago, including previously announced headliners and supporting acts: Joan Armatrading (Apr. 23-24 SOLD OUT); Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat w/ Amy Lowe and KingKatz (Apr. 25, noon); Madeleine Peyroux with Pete Molinari (Apr. 25-27); Chicago Philharmonic Sunday Series – Magic of Rhythm (Apr. 26, noon); Joe Louis Walker with A.J. Croce (Apr. 28); Story Sessions (Apr. 29); Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues with Sam Lay (Apr. 30); Eilen Jewell with Margo and the Pricetags (May 1); Alice Peacock with Anne Heaton (May 2, 7pm); The Giving Tree Band & Hot Buttered Rum (May 2, 11pm); Charming Axe and Sunnyside Up (May 3, noon); David Lindley (May 3); Rufus Wainwright (May 4-6); Tyrone Wells with special guests Dominic Balli & Emily Hearn (May 7); Kathleen Madigan (May 8, 7:30 & 10pm); Eddie From Ohio with Jake Armerding (May 9); Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell (May 10); Lee Ann Womack (May 13); William Fitzsimmons with Denison Witmer (May 14); Gary Louris (May 15); Jen Lancaster I Regret Nothing Release Party (May 17, 2pm); Buffy Sainte-Marie with Samantha Crain (May 17); Edwin McCain with Ryan Hommel (May 19); Cathy Richardson Band with Katie Todd Band (May 22); Joe Ely Duo with Rosie Flores (May 25, 2pm); Shelby Lynne (May 26-27); World Party with David Duffy (May 28-30); Chicago Philharmonic Sunday Series – Heavenly Harps (May 31, noon); Elizabeth Cook with Reed Foehl (May 31, 8pm); Charlie Mars & Clarence Bucaro (June 4); Griffin House (June 5); Red Baraat (June 7); Graham Parker and the Rumour (June 7-8); Sam Bush Band (June 11); The Pine Hill Project – Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell (June 12); Hackensaw Boys (June 14); Ryan Montbleau Band with The Crane Wives (June 17); Rich Robinson Band with Buffalo Killers (June 18); Wanda Jackson (June 19, 7:30pm); Martha Davis and The Motels (June 20); Snarky Puppy (June 23-24); Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam (June 25-26); Dr. John & the Nite Trippers (SOLD OUT June 28); Las Guitarras de España presents “Surabhi: a Melting Pot of Music” (June 29); The Bacon Brothers (July 6); Amy Helm and the Handsome Strangers (July 7); Leftover Cuties (July 8); Pat McGee (July 10); Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn (July 12); Paris Combo (July 14); Eric Roberson (July 15-16); Delbert McClinton (July 29); Maceo Parker (Aug. 13); The Steel Wheels (Aug. 14); Anne Heaton & Callaghan (Aug. 16); Norm Macdonald (Aug. 21, 7:30pm & 10pm); and Joan Armatrading (Oct. 7-8).

 

Opened in 2012, City Winery Chicago is a fully operational winery, restaurant with outdoor patio, concert hall and private event space located in the heart of the West Loop at 1200 W. Randolph, in the historic urban Fulton Market district. Once a refrigerated food distribution warehouse, the 1911 building has been transformed into a contemporary 33,000 square foot haven for those passionate about wine, music and culinary arts. The décor evokes the romance of being in wine country, from the exposed stainless steel fermenting tanks and French oak barrels, to the aroma of fermenting grapes. Chicago’s only fully operation winery has produced dozens of in-house wines sourced from vineyards in California, Oregon, Washington, Argentina and Chile, including a Wine Enthusiast 90-point 2012 Bien Nacido Vineyard Reserve pinot noir. With more than 400 unique producers from around the world City Winery is recognized with a 2014 Best of Award of Excellence “for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world” by Wine Spectator. The globally inspired, locally sourced, wine-focused food menu is conceived for pairing and sharing. The concert hall accommodates up to 300 guests, all seated at tables with complete beverage and dining service, ensuring a comfortable “listening room” experience enhanced by a state-of-the-art Meyer Sound system. Riedel is the official and exclusive provider of glassware, showing City Winery’s commitment to enjoying quality wine in a quality vessel. American Airlines is the Official Airline and Virgin Hotels Chicago is the Official Hotel of City Winery. For more information, please visit www.citywinery.com.

 

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