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RIBFEST | Sammy Hagar to Play July 3

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Naperville Ribfest Presents Rocker Sammy Hagar and The Circle • July 3, 8:30-10:00pm Naperville Ribfest will be rocking audiences as it welcomes to its musical schedule Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar and his new band The Circle. They will take fans on a musical journey through rock history spanning four decades of Hagar’s hits and other rock classics. The 28th Naperville Ribfest, a popular sizzling summer fest destination, draws many visitors with its family activities, award-winning rib vendors from across the country and crowd-pleasing musical entertainment. Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is a Grammy award-winning vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, New York Times bestselling author and musician, who in 2007 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. From his beginnings with the rock band Montrose to his multiplatinum solo career and his role as the frontman of Van Halen, he’s set the tone for some of the greatest rock anthems such as "I Can't Drive 55," "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy," "Finish What Ya Started," and "Right Now.” With his Cabo Wabo Tequila, Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum and succession of successful bar and restaurant brands, he’s evolved into an auspicious entrepreneur. Hagar also takes a philanthropic role through the “Hagar Family Foundation” with the goal of putting food on the table for those in need. For information about Sammy Hagar, visit The Circle features Michael Anthony, a longtime rhythm bassist who has played with Hagar for the past 30 years in bands including Van Halen and Chickenfoot; Vic Johnson, guitarist from Hagar’s band The Wabos; and Jason Bonham, the acclaimed drummer and son of iconic Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham. Sammy Hagar and The Circle will release their latest CD and digital album called “At Your Service” on May 19th. For more information and to purchase tickets online, go to Also, to keep up to date on what’s going on at Ribfest, download the Ribfest app on the iTunes store and like us on Facebook.

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