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George Thorogood & The Destroyers and Foghat a classic rock dream double bill at RiverEdge Park

Jul 18, 2018 09:52AM

Foghat's Rodney O'Quinn and Charlie Huhn. Credit Marko Shark.

AURORA, IL, July 13, 2017 – A classic rock dream team – George Thorogood & The Destroyers (“Bad To the Bone,” “Who Do You Love,” “Move It On Over”) with special guest Foghat (“Slow Ride,” “I Just Want to Make Love to You”) – will perform live at Thomas J. Weisner RiverEdge Park in downtown Aurora on Saturday, August 4.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$155. Options include reserved and lawn seating. Fees not included.

RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway in downtown Aurora, right across from Metra’s Aurora Transportation Center. For tickets and information, visit RiverEdgeAurora.com, call 630.896.6666, or stop by in-person at RiverEdge’s satellite box office, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday–Saturday. RiverEdge Park box offices will also open on-site at noon on day of show.

RiverEdge Park is an idyllic summer outdoor concert venue, serving up live music, delicious festival food, cool beverages and a great time, all overlooking the gorgeous Fox River. It’s also easy to get to from Chicago via Metra’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) line. Paid parking is available in the Metra lot, with more private lots around the park and in downtown Aurora.

Guests who purchase general admission are encouraged to bring folding or bag chairs or ground blankets. Concessions at RiverEdge include a diverse menu and bar with domestic and craft beers, wine, sodas, bottled water and more.

Outside food is welcome in the Park as well, with restrictions. Only soft collapsible coolers no larger than 12” W x 12” T x 12” L are allowed. Coolers, as well as any other personal items, must fit in front of or under seats. No outside beverages are allowed in, with the exception of two sealed bottles of unflavored water per person. All coolers are subject to inspection. One cooler per patron.