Broadcast Boulevard is the ultimate way to be part of Chi-Town Rising. An exclusive television audience area, with direct access to the Countdown Stage, Music Series, Host Talent, Countdown and Rising Star…you simply can’t be closer to the action.
The TV Audience Zone is the closest you can get to the performance without a microphone in your hand. Guests in this area will have access to concessions and merchandise tents, and they will be featured on the live television broadcast on NBC. The Countdown Stage will be front & center, featuring four hours of music leading up to the TV broadcast from 7-11PM, and headline musical acts entertaining the audience and viewers across the country from 11-1230.
And the most iconic sight of evening will be the Rising Star – a 75-foot beacon ascending into the night sky to welcome in the new year, kicking off an epic fireworks display. You won’t want to miss it, and you simply cannot get closer than this. To secure your spot on Broadcast Boulevard, buy your tickets today!
Gates will open to pass-holders at 6:30PM. The Chi-Town Rising Countdown stage will go live at 7:00PM with a diverse group of local artists taking the stage in the Chi-Town Rising Local Music Series, featuring a live broadcast by KISS-FM personalities. At 11PM you’ll be front & center for the television broadcast on NBC 5, Telemundo and NBC stations across the country. Host Mario Lopez will help ring in the New Year with musical performances by alt-rock musical artists American Authors and legendary rock band Chicago. As Midnight approaches, and a giant Chicago star rises skyward up the West Tower of Hyatt Regency Chicago, the sky will erupt with an epic fireworks display accompanied by a musical soundtrack and synchronized with displays along the Chicago River and at Navy Pier.
Chi-Town Rising Broadcast Boulevard
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