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Tickets To Chicago Benefit Concert Gone

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:10:48 CST
By: AP

Tickets To Chicago Benefit Concert Gone It didn't take long for tickets to disappear for a free benefit concert to raise money for tornado recovery efforts in Illinois. Officials at Bloomingtons U.S. Cellular Coliseum say all 5,000 tickets to see Grammy-winners Chicago were sold out by 2 O'clock yeasterday afternoon. They were available starting at 11 O'clock in the morning. The January 29 performance follows a concert in early December that raised about $300,000 for restoration efforts. That show featured performances by Styx, REO Speedwagon and Richard Marx among others. REO Speedwagon is coming back to the twin cities for a benefit show at ISU's Braden Auditorium Thursday February 6th. The two dozen twisters that hit Illinois on Nov. 17 are blamed for the deaths of seven people.

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