Ron Onesti: What are my favorite “Sing-A-Long” songs? What are my favorite songs? I get that question a lot. Obviously, I have several ways of answering
In The News
Ron Onesti: Another King is Gone We lost one of the very last founders of Rock ‘N Roll, Richard Wayne Penniman, otherwise known as Little Richard.
Ron Onesti: The Power of Music…on her last day There was a special Sunday several months ago that I would like to tell you about. The
CHICAGO JOURNAL: Restored Art Deco Des Plaines Theatre Re-Opens as Music Venue The theatre’s 100-year-old interior has been restored to highlight its art deco style
Ron Onesti: Music People on the Street I have been in the music game for a long time. It’s a great biz to be in, especially
Ron Onesti: Baseball memories I am honored to have been recently elected President of The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. It is a forty-five-year-old
Ron Onesti: Dick Biondi Celebrates HIS “Big 89” There is a cup of hot cocoa in front of a crackling fire in the fall, there is
We Built It…And He is Coming! Des Plaines Theatre Announces Grand Opening with Kevin Costner The historic Des Plaines Theatre has booked Hollywood legend and
Ron Onesti: Reminiscing with a Neighborhhood Gal So I am sitting here in a random Panera, trying to get my thoughts together about this week’s column.
It survived a bomb and a fire, was nearly turned into a bank, and languished for years in darkness, its future uncertain. Now, the Des Plaines
Backstage with the Arcada Theatre’s Ron Onesti: An Inaugural Installation of much needed Chicago Pride
Ron Onesti: An Inaugural installation of much needed Chicago Pride I attended the inaugural Induction ceremony of the Illinois Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and
Ron Onesti: Take Me Back to “Chicago” Can you believe it’s September already? The summer came and went, the COVID Devil has raised its ugly head
Ron Onesti: Where have all the Ballrooms gone? I recently lost a close friend of mine. His name was Nick, or as I called him, “Uncle