The Windy City’s own Ron Hawking returns this fall to Apollo Theater Chicago with the 10-year anniversary celebration of The Men and Their Music, produced by Rob Kolson Creative Productions, Inc. Originally debuting in 2007 at Chicago’s Mercury Theater, The Men and Their Music returns with a refreshed repertoire of iconic numbers from some of the world’s most legendary male vocalists and songwriters, including Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Bobby Darin, Burt Bacharachand more. As an entertainer and vocalist, Hawking brings to life a treasure trove of hits from some of music’s greatest artists.
Hawking first created His Way – A Tribune to the Man and His Music in 1998, which paid tribute to Frank Sinatra and his songbook. Expanding on the demand for the musical style of artists like Sinatra, Hawking developed The Men and Their Music,encompassing a variety of personalities and music styles. Combined with a set list of over 15 songs and medleys, Hawking also surprises audiences with a few impersonations including Willie Nelson, Tom Jones, Joe Cocker and others,capturing the essence of these legendary stars.
Thursdays at 2 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.