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John Prine in Concert

Bring someone you love to see the legendary and uniquely gifted singer songwriter John Prine with Indie folk group Milk Carton Kids at the Chicago Theatre, April 27, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park!

John Prine is at the top tier of American songwriters. He was discovered in a Chicago music club in the 60s by the great Kris Kristofferson. NPR has called the Milk Carton Kids “Gillian Welch and David Rawlings meet Simon and Garfunkel with a splash of the Everly Brothers.” The duo (are you ready for this?) released their first two albums for free.

“There’s a hole in Daddy’s arm where all the money goes, and Jesus Christ died for nothing, I suppose.” From John Prine’s early hit song “Sam Stone.”

John Prine and the late Steve Goodman (“City of New Orleans”) broke into the folk music scene at the same time. Count Bob Dylan as one of Prine’s biggest fans. The great Johnny Cash listed John Prine as one of his four favorite performers. Roger Waters of Pink Floyd called Prine a member of a trio of John Lennon and Neil Young. Prine has won three Grammy Awards and is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

The Chicago Theatre is located at The Chicago Theatre is located at 175 North State Street in the heart of the Loop. For tickets to see John Prine with the Milk Carton Kids in concert, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your John Prine with the Milk Carton Kids concert experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.