|Everyone can be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and a true Chicagoan will make it a weekend event. Ala Carte Entertainment is going all out for St. Patty’s Day this year at Finn McCool’s Irish Sports Pub in Schaumburg with a party under Chicagoland’s Biggest Tent in the adjacent Patio Garden on Friday, March 15, 2019, Saturday, March 16, 2019 andSunday, March 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday. Tent will be open at 5 p.m. daily. |
Enjoy a weekend of bag pipers, Irish dancers, green beer, corned beef sandwiches plus DJ and dancing. There will also be three days of live music featuring openers Karma Committee and headliners 7thHeaven on Friday, March 15, 2019 and acts Charlie Foxtrot and Chasing Alice on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and headliners Fool House on Sunday, March 17, 2019. This event sells out every year so early arrival is highly suggested.
Friday, March 15, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Karma Committee is a high-energy new band from Chicago with Chris Servia and Kate Brassel as lead vocalists. Adding Pauly Castelli’s groove on the drums, Darren Phipps funk driven bass lines, and Patrick Murphy’s screaming leads on guitar, you are sure to experience talent that combines pop, dance, R&B, rock, and hip-hop from the 90’s to today.
Friday, March 16, 2019 | 9:30 p.m.
7th Heaven has charted #1 on the Midwest Billboard Charts three times in the past three years. The band has been heard on over seven radio stations in Chicagoland with their hits “Stoplight”, “Better This Way” and “Sing”. They are also known for the famous “30 Songs in 30 Minutes” medley of songs from the 70’s and 80’s. 7th Heaven has been an entertainment staple for 30 years having played over 250 shows a year, with an average of 100 outdoor events.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
Chasing Alice is a versatile rock band that focuses on entertaining for the masses. With a male and female front, they entertain with a repertoire of music ranging from the 60’s to today such as Fall Out Boy, No Doubt, The Beatles, Matchbox 20, Pink, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Third Eye Blind, Bangles, Pat Benatar, Offspring, Elvis, Jimmy Eat World, Blondie, The Go Go’s, Billy Joel, Elle King, Katy Perry, and more.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 9:30 p.m.
Charlie Foxtrot perform dance, rock and country. The band brings a blend of 80’s, 90’s, Country, 2000’s and more. Re-experience the first soundtracks of your lives and the glory days of the mix tape.
Sunday, March 17, 2019 | 5 p.m. & 7:15 p.m.
Fool House is the ultimate 90’s dance party! Prepare to go back to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk. Non-stop sing-a-longs, party throwbacks and choreographed dance moves is what this show is all about! Come prepared to sing your heart out and dance all night long with two 75-minute sets.
Food specials includes $8 corned beef sandwiches, $9.99 Corned Beef sandwich with fries or tots, $7.99 open face Reuben half sandwich with fries or tots, $6.99 loaded Irish fries with corned beef, sauerkraut, horseradish, and Swiss cheese, $12.99 corned beef and cabbage dinner and $3 pizza slices in the tent.
Admission is $10, based on space availability. Advanced discounted tickets available at www.FinnsFest.com including a 3-day pass for $25. Tickets are on sale now. Also St. Patrick’s Day hotel deals available from $59.
Visit Finn McCool’s Irish Sports Pub at 1941 E. Algonquin Road in Schaumburg. For more information, please call (847) 303-5100 or visit online at www.FinnMcCoolsPub.com.