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Farewell Tour

OFFBEAT: Cher dazzles and delights with 'Dressed to Kill' tour

OFFBEAT: Cher dazzles and delights with 'Dressed to Kill' tour

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones dead at age 81

Country music icon George Jones died Friday at 81 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. He was hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, forcing him to postpone two shows.

April 29, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones bringing final tour to Joliet

OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones bringing final tour to Joliet

Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet announced Thursday they've booked country music George Jones for a spring date as part of his announced "Final Grand Tour."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
Singer Glen Campbell (center) with his Performing Children Shannon (left), Ashley (right) and Cal (far right)

Singer Glen Campbell (center) with his Performing Children Shannon (left), Ashley (right) and Cal (far right)

Singer Glen Campbell (center) shares his concert finale bows with his performing children Shannon (left), and daughter Ashley (right) and his drummer son Cal (far right) at their Thursday, June 28, 2012 show at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Ill.

July 02, 2012 11:48 am
Singer Glen Campbell Performing June 28, 2012 at Ravinia Festival

Singer Glen Campbell Performing June 28, 2012 at Ravinia Festival

Singer Glen Campbell, 76, braved 90 degree heat to perform his first concert at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Ill. on Thursday, June 28, 2012. The performance date, which also feature three of his musician children on stage, was part of his international farewell tour.

July 02, 2012 11:41 am
Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell

Singer Glen Campbell has received praise for his national farewell tour of concerts, which included a stop in Joliet, Ill. last month.

February 05, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Audiences and critics applaud Glen Campbell's concerts in Joliet

OFFBEAT: Audiences and critics applaud Glen Campbell's concerts in Joliet

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 05, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Book of Mormon' added to Broadway in Chicago announced 2012 season

OFFBEAT: 'Book of Mormon' added to Broadway in Chicago announced 2012 season

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 25, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Readers confused about 'famous actor' from 'Fiddler'

OFFBEAT: Readers confused about 'famous actor' from 'Fiddler'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 29, 2011 12:00 am
Topol Backstage

Topol Backstage

Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) is shown backstage with actor Chaim Topol (sans hairpiece) in June 2009 in Chicago during the national Broadway tour of "Fiddler on the Roof." They are joined by Mary Beth Schultz, of Valparaiso, executive director of The Caring Place, who was collectin…

January 29, 2011 12:00 am
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