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  • Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes live from Fatties Pub sponsored by Goose Island Beer Company – August 2

    The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes broadcasts live from Fatties Pub in Orland Park on Friday, August 2 from 3pm – 5:30pm. Enjoy a complimentary nacho bar and a variety of Goose Island beers! Plus, you’ll have chances to win premium White Sox tickets. Fatties Pub is located in the northwest corner of the Horton Center Shopping Plaza off John Humphrey Drive in Orland Park (next to the Chicago Reptile House). Come enjoy sports on over 30 flat screen […]

  • Hometown Voices with Bill & Wendy Show at McHenry County Fair – August 2

    Spend the day with us at the fair! McHenry County Fair in Woodstock is our next Hometown Voices stop this summer. The Bill & Wendy Show broadcast live from the fair on Friday, August 2nd from 10am – Noon, plus the bonus hour of Noon – 1pm. The McHenry County Fair is a 71 year tradition held in Woodstock, Illinois. Enjoy truck and tractor pulls, a McHenry County Fair Pageant, livestock shows, grandstand entertainment, a carnival and more. This year’s […]

  • CSO: Ghostbusters at Ravinia Facebook Giveaway – OFFICIAL RULES

    THIS FACEBOOK SWEEPSTAKES ENDED ON THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019 AT 10:00AM CT.  TWO WINNERS WERE RANDOMLY SELECTED. It’s the 35th anniversary of “Ghostbusters” so come see it again at Ravinia Festival on Sunday, July 21! The film will be shown in its entirety and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Peter M. Bernstein, will perform the score. And our very own entertainment critic Dean Richards who will lead a pre-concert discussion in front of the big screen. Tell us your […]

  • Cook & Learn with Lou & Lindsey sponsored by DESIGNfirst Builders

    Enter for a chance to win a cooking place for two at Cooking Skills Academy in Itasca with Lou Manfredini and Lindsey Smithwick of HouseSmarts Radio on Thursday, August 8, sponsored by DESIGNfirst Builders.

  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road to The Wizard of Oz at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier this summer with your family to see The Wizard of Oz, a 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the classic 1939 MGM film. Now playing through August 25th.

  • Photos and Video: 2019 Pride Parade “Voices of Pride”

    Voices Matter. WGN Radio was proud of celebrate the many voices from the LGBTQ community throughout June’s Pride Month. It all culminated on Sunday, June 30 with the 50th annual Chicago Pride Parade where our “Voices of Pride” float in partnership with Jewel-Osco was seen by revelers along the route and we wore T-shirts sponsored by Grain Berry. Despite the storm that came through, it was a day of celebration and community. Check out our photos and video from the […]

  • Chicago Gateway Green’s Gaming for Green – July 18

    The 14th annual “Gaming for Green®“ presented by Honda-Volkswagen of Chicago is the Texas Hold “Em poker tournament and casino night benefiting Chicago Gateway Green® on Thursday, July 18 at Galleria Marchetti. Guests will enjoy Galleria Marchetti’s famous Italian specialties and cocktails , live music and a variety of charitable gaming including roulette, craps and blackjack, along with a fabulous raffle and poker prizes – like the Grand Prize of a $10,000 seat at the World Series of Poker. For the first time […]

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Ghostbusters at Ravinia – July 21

    2019 marks the 35th anniversary of the 1984 film “Ghostbusters”! Enjoy an evening at Ravinia on Sunday, July 21 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Peter M. Bernstein, performing the film’s score live while the movie is shown in its entirety on Pavilion and lawn video screens. Join our very own entertainment critic Dean Richards who will lead a pre-concert discussion. Gates open to the public at 5pm and the concert starts at 8pm. And stop by to see […]

  • Wintrust Crosstown Series live broadcast from Cork & Kerry at the Park presented by Wintrust and sponsored by Goose Island Beer Company – July 6

    Chicago’s baseball rivalry continues when the Wintrust Crosstown Series moves to the Southside! Before the game on Saturday, July 6, come to Cork & Kerry at the Park (3259 S. Princeton) where WGN Radio will broadcast live from 3pm – 5:40pm. The broadcast starts with White Sox Weekly hosted by Mark Carman, then Roe Conn, Lauren Lapka, Kevin Powell and Richard Roeper will join the show. First pitch is at 6:15pm. Join us for the chance to win a pair […]

  • Hometown Voices with Pete McMurray and Jane Monzures at Lisle Eyes to the Skies – July 5

    Up, up and away to our second summer stop of the WGN Radio Hometown Voices Tour to Lisle’s Eyes to the Skies Festival! Pete McMurray and Jane Monzures broadcast live from the festival on Friday, July 5 from 3pm – 6pm. Don’t miss one of Lisle’s most treasured festivals, July 4 – 6, 2019! Eyes to the Skies features morning and evening hot air balloon launches, tethered balloon rides (weather-permitting), two stages of live music, nightly fireworks, a children’s area […]

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