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Chicago's Hottest Acoustic Rocker Paints ChiTown Pink for Pinko de Mayo
Darryl Markette, Chicago's acoustic rock artist, hosts Pinko de Mayo at John BarleyCorn in Schaumburg for third straight year in a row. The show will also feature Gabriel's Sound Garage Band, Vertigo USA and Covergurl.
By: Grading Girl
WHAT: Darryl Markette, featured acoustic rock artist, with special appearances:
• Marshall Hong and Gabriel’s Sound Garage Band
• Vertigo USA, a U2 tribute band
• DJ Chucky B
WHERE: John BarleyCorn Schaumburg 1100 American Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173 847.619.5540
• Fajita Mexican Buffet, Pink Beer & Pink Margaritas included with admission
WHEN: Thursday, May 5th 7:30 – 1:00am (next day)
ENTRANCE: Open to 21 years and older: $20 in advance/$30 at door
** Purchase tickets in advance at John Barleycorn's web site http://www.johnbarleycorn.com/
ABOUT DARRYL MARKETTE: In three short years, Darryl Markette has tenaciously cataloged over 100 original songs with passionate vocals, biting lyrics, and catchy sing-along choruses. A courageously creative artist, this chisel-jawed rocker packs more than a straw hat and six string on his back. His looks melt hearts but his music sears souls. Markette generates serious heat with powerhouse first tenor vocals matching the likes of Freddy Mercury and commanding frontman presence mirroring BonJovi; be prepared for a memorable evening as this part-time cowboy, full-time rockstar croons the crowd. But not all show by any means, Darryl Markette’s goal is to “help make the world a better place through his songs humbly under God’s grace.” His initiation of Pinko de Mayo epitomizes this noble goal.
ABOUT MARSHALL HONG and Gabriel’s Sound Garage Band: A longtime local favorite, Marshall Hong ‘s acoustic rock mixed with GSGB’s electrifying notes and soaring harmonies makes for an uplifting opening to a guaranteed great night.
ABOUT VERTIGO USA: An incredible live tribute to U2, Vertigo recreates the magic that is a U2 concert. The attention to detail is well beyond what most people expect. Much like The Beatles tribute acts that perform with costumes representing the various eras of The Beatles' career, Vertigo has taken the same approach with their tribute to U2.
ABOUT COVER GURL: A four-piece powerhouse, CoverGurl brings the best and most exciting party rock ranging from classics like Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith to currents like Fallout Boy and Kings Of Leon - even pop/dance hits from artists like Lady GaGa and Black Eyed Peas. This is a band that engages the audience - four distinct personalities coming together in one cohesive, powerful entertainment package delivering a rock show the way we always want to see a rock show performed.
ABOUT DJ CHUCKIE B: Hot house music, the best techno there is, and hip hop remixes that will keep you moving all night long.
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