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Offline jabw10

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Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« on: December 07, 2014, 07:19:25 AM »
Sure, it's early, but still - who will be in Chicago for the United Center shows in June? Seats or GA? Other plans/meet ups while in town? Do you know Chicago well, and have advice for other fans, attending?

I'm going both nights, in GA. Other details TBD...



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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2014, 08:07:52 AM »
Count me in.  Someday, someway. . .

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2014, 08:26:41 AM »
Me too. You know what I'm aiming for, but I'll take nosebleeds or hanging from the ceiling.

I've only been to Chicago once, but loved it. I'm checking hotels, which are pricey. If they are all pricey, I might stay at the boutique hotel we stayed at before, or just one closest to the venue. Parking, even with the hotel discount, will be about $40/day. :(

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2014, 10:32:50 PM »
I have GA tickets for night 1, and am hoping to get seats for night 2 tomorrow. This will be my first time in Chicago, but I've always wanted to go. Can't wait!!!

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2014, 03:19:46 PM »
GA presale for me both nights (yay!), got another GA today for my daughter night one but was shut out for night 2. So I'll keep trying and if anybody has a lead on night 2 GAs, let me know! After talking about a Chicago meet up for a long time, I'm super excited!
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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2014, 03:29:41 PM »
GA Night 1  :) A small miracle as it was purchased today. CRAZY!!

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2014, 08:50:31 AM »
I lucked out; my wife called a local radio station and we got free tix. Not sure where the seats are, but hey, they're free.
And we're not too far from the UC!

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2014, 10:05:22 AM »
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I lucked out; my wife called a local radio station and we got free tix. Not sure where the seats are, but hey, they're free.
And we're not too far from the UC!

Cool! Congrats!

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2014, 10:30:07 AM »
I was about to say--I live in the NW burbs, near Chicago. If anyone wants to get dinner or whatever beforehand, my wife and I would be down. Or we could even meet up at our house or something and carpool there possibly (not sure how that would work for the GA folks though).

If you are driving there, park in one of the official UC lots. It'll be around $20-25 bucks, but it's gated. They have 'unofficial' parking lots around the venue, but I'm not too keen on them. Despite all the police activity, it's a rough area so don't be walking/parking too far from the UC. I go to a few Bulls games throughout the year and I'm always amazed at how people take chances parking on the street in that neighborhood.

Unless you want to spend a lot of money, try to not get a hotel around downtown. Find something close to the blue line train or Metra, and grab a cab. Same rule applies if you plan on spending a few extra days to sight see. But if you are sticking to your guns about making this a vacation, use groupon and I'm pretty confident you'll find a hotel deal.

Chicago's fun. If it works out and people decide to stay a few extra days for the sun/mon shows, we could all hang during the weekend and I could show you around.

Later.

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2014, 02:37:37 PM »
I have tickets for both nights.  :D :D :D

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2014, 08:03:27 PM »
This is fun!  ;D
Striker - awesome about winning tickets! And, thanks for the advice/city info - very helpful!

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2014, 09:46:07 PM »
My daughter and I are coming from Cleveland and have tickets for both June 24th and 25th. Both times in seats. Have never been to Chicago, so I'll take all tips for safety, saving money, and a bit of sightseeing.  I have to be careful with the amount of walking, though, as I have fibromyalgia.

Anyone know if of relatively cheap (yet safe) accommodations that runs a shuttle to and from the arena? Would that even be advisable, or should we just figure on getting a taxi?

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2014, 07:56:24 PM »
We are! We have nosebleeds for the 24th but Red Zone for the 25th. We're driving up on the 23rd and planning on catching the Cubs game that night.

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2014, 10:00:22 PM »
I'll be there, as long as TM doesn't flake out on me with the these tickets.

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Re: Chicago June 24-25, 2015 - who's going?
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2014, 10:16:25 PM »
I'm in Section 302 for the 25th.  Probably gonna try to go the 24th also.