Bring your gang to see the legendary Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound Farewell Tour in concert at Chicago’s United Center, June 6, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!
You wish some artists could go on forever. Paul Simon is one of those. This is his Farewell Tour, and you’ll want the young people in your family to have this chance to see one of the great singer songwriters of all time.
12 Grammy Awards. Simon and Garfunkel. Graceland. Movies. 14 hosting gigs on “Saturday Night Live.” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Cecilia,” “Diamonds on the Souls of Her Shoes,” “Homeward Bound,” “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard,” and on and on. 13 solo albums. The Gershwin Prize for Song. Named by Time Magazine as “One of 100 People Who Shaped the World.”
Paul Simon and his pal Art Garfunkel got an audition for Columbia Records, in 1964. Known as Tom and Jerry, Columbia got them to change their name. The first megahit was “The Sound of Silence,” launching both men on decades-long careers.
The United Center, “the house that Jordon built,” is located at 1901 West Madison Street in Chicago. For tickets, go online to https://www1.ticketmaster.com/paul-simon-chicago-illinois-06-06-2018/event/04005441F9AE4C88?artistid=736119&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1 and follow the prompts.
Make your Paul Simon Homeward Bound: Farewell Tour experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.