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Rock The Badges Takes Over Six Corners This Weekend

Money raised at the event is donated to charities that benefit the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.

Kozmos Underground performing at Rock The Badges in 2016.
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PORTAGE PARK — Six Corners will host Rock The Badges for the first time this weekend.

Now in its seventh year, the event features two days of live music from bands comprised of first responders, their children and other family members.

The event starts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Organizers are asking for a $5 donation at the entrance.

“Rock The Badges is a charity event that supports the families of Chicago firefighters and Chicago police officers killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty,” Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) said.

In May, Chicago Police Officer John Garrido announced the charity event would be moving to the Six Corners commercial corridor this year.

Check out the music lineup below:

Saturday:
• 11:30 a.m. – Gates Open
• Noon – Trailer Park Twisters
• 1:45 p.m. – Sami Lin
• 3 p.m. – Too Much Saturn
• 4:15 p.m. – Kozmo’s Underground
• 5:30 p.m. – Todd & The Ten Pins
• 6:45 p.m. – Night Train
• 8:30 p.m. – Kashmir (Led Zeppelin Tribute)
10 p.m. – Candlelight vigil with CPD featuring pipes and drums

Sunday:
• 11:30 a.m. – Gates Open
• Noon – Vinyl Destination
• 1:30 p.m. – Frankie Lyle
• 2:45 p.m. – Whiskey & Wood
• 4 p.m. – Jenny Rockis
• 5:15 p.m. – The Down From The Unknowns
• 7 p.m. – Pearl Jam Tribute

For more information visit the event’s Facebook page.

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