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Feb. 14: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the JLC with Heart By Heart

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Feb 03, 2020

A tribute to one of classic rock’s most successful and revered bands, Heart, comes to the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus Friday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Heart By Heart (pictured) presents a powerful, dynamic show that includes all the favorite Heart hits as well as deep album cuts that fans will love. The band features Steve Fossen and Michael Derosier, original bassist and drummer for Heart during Photo of classic-rock tribute band Heart By Heartthe 1970s and early 1980s, along with vocalist Somar Macek, guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist Lizzy Daymont and guitarist Chad Quist.

First formed by Steve Fossen in 1969, Heart went on to release six Top 10 albums and landed 20 hit singles on the Billboard Top 40 chart. Fossen and Derosier are the powerful driving engine behind Heart's classic hits including “Barracuda,” “Straight On,” “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Even It Up,” “Dog & Butterfly,” “Heartless” and more. In recognition of their contributions to these iconic recordings, and to Heart’s first seven years of national and international touring, Fossen and Derosier were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the rest of the original Heart lineup in 2013. "Our mission is to perform the classic Heart music as faithfully as we can," Fossen says.

Single Tickets: regular: $35/$30; seniors/CLC staff and alumni: $34/$29; students and teens: $15. Single ticket prices do not include an additional $2 per ticket facility fee.

Single tickets can be purchased at the JLC Box Office on the Grayslake Campus, Room P112, 19351 W. Washington St, and is open Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Patrons can also call (847) 543-2300 (option 5). To purchase single tickets online and learn more about the JLC season, visit To purchase group tickets and request the 2019-2020 James Lumber Center Professional Series brochure or the College of Lake County art, dance, film, literary, music and theatre events guide, call (847) 543-2300.


The remainder of the 2019-2020 JLC Professional Series includes the following events:

Lula Washington Dance Theatre: Sunday, Feb. 16

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Saturday, March 7

Switchback: Tuesday, March 17

Jazz Ambassadors/The United States Army Field Band: Saturday, March 28

The Four Bitchin’ Babes: Sunday, May 10


About College of Lake County:

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