|For Immediate Release||Contact: Chanele Newton (312) 368-5814|
Chicago, IL—August 2, 2013— The Illinois Lottery is bringing a season of summertime fun to Illinoisans with its Anything’s Possible Music Series. At each concert, the Lottery will create an unforgettable experience for a lucky fan and three friends. Prizes include a hotel stay, limousine transportation to the concert, an autographed guitar, a private meeting with the featured artist, and $500 spending money.
In addition, the Lottery will be awarding 30 pair of general-admission concert tickets to most of the seven shows included in the summer-long music series.
The Anything’s Possible Music Series kicks off Saturday, August 10, at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. The Illinois Lottery will be the Grandstand presenting sponsor, offering a lucky fan a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience for the REO Speedwagon concert on August 10.
The following week, on August 17, the Lottery will sponsor Grammy Award winners, Rascal Flatts, at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and be on-hand to bring Umphrey's McGee & STS9 to the stage at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago. On August 24, The Lottery music series welcomes Shinedown for a rockin’ show at Tinley Park’s First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre and Depeche Mode takes the stage on August 25.
The Lottery’s last stop for a fun-filled summer will be the Du Quoin State Fair in southern Illinois from August 23 – September 1. This year, the Lottery will bring Country music sensation Gretchen Wilson to the Grandstand for a free show on Wednesday, August 28.
To increase their chances of winning, contestants, who must be at least 18 years old and residents of Illinois, are encouraged to enter the sweepstakes daily. Each daily music-series entry also earns an entry for the Grand Prize: a pair of tickets to EVERY show during the 2014 concert season at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago! The Anything’s Possible Music Series sweepstakes runs through October 15. Be sure to check www.anythingspossiblemusicseries.com to stay on top of all the action.
About Illinois Lottery
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed $18 billion to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund. Players must be at least 18 years old.