Bears host Dolphins — Preseason NFL starts at $50

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How about a little preseason football action? The Bears host the Dolphins at Soldier Field, and Goldstar has tickets starting at $50 + service fees.

The 2015 NFL season gets under way as the Chicago Bears open their preseason schedule by hosting the Miami Dolphins at Soldier Field. The Bears will have a new look on the sideline this season as veteran coach John Fox takes over, bringing a winning pedigree to the Windy City. He’s got plenty of weapons at his disposal, including quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte. But this first game gives the Bears a chance to find the hidden gems that will help populate the roster, so come out and take a look at the future Monsters of the Midway.

ScoreBig — Discount codes for discount tickets

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ScoreBig is another good option for discount tickets to concerts and sporting events, and right now you have your choice of two coupon codes:

Get extra savings on discount tickets to everything from Disney on Ice to the White Sox! I looked up tickets to The Who (coming to the United Center in October!) and they were definitely cheaper here than on TicketMaster.

You can see Yes and Toto at Northerly Island

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See Yes and Toto at Northerly Island starting at just $19 + service fees. (You’d think they’d look a little happier about it… 😉 )

Catch two iconic rock bands in one concert under the stars at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. With a dozen gold or platinum albums, a Grammy Award and seven Grammy nominations, progressive rock band Yes have been together for over 45 years. Songs like “Roundabout,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Long Distance Runaround” and the chart-topping “Owner of a Lonely Heart” are still hits on classic rock radio. Toto have been at it since the late ’70s, selling over 35 million albums with songs including “Rosanna,” “Africa” and “Hold the Line.” The six-time Grammy-winning group continues to tour and record, as well as pop up on shows like South Park and Family Guy.

The Australian Pink Floyd Show at Northerly Island

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Well, this looks like quite a show! See the Australian Pink Floyd at Northerly Island, with tickets starting at $19 + service fees.

So spot-on are these tribute artists from Down Under that David Gilmour, Pink Floyd’s own guitarist, invited them to play his 50th birthday party. Known for their spectacular laser effects, 3-D graphics and signature inflatable kangaroo, the Australian Pink Floyd Show’s been touring the world since 1988, performing for more than 3 million fans in over 35 countries. Concertgoers are left beyond comfortably numb with their note-for-note renditions of tunes from The Wall, The Dark Side of the Moon and more, in addition to their mind-blowing re-creation of a Pink Floyd live concert experience. Opening this show at Chicago’s FirstMerit Bank Pavilion is Led Zeppelin 2, a Led Zep tribute band.

Goldstar’s 75% off summer promo continues with new events

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Goldstar’s summer 75% off ticket promo continues, and they’ve added new events such as Zanies Comedy Club in St. Charles! If standup isn’t your thing, however, lots of other affordable choices here to help you go out more often this summer. :)

Dates added for Beaches: The Musical

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In the mood for a tear jerker? Goldstar has added new discount ticket dates for Beaches: A New Musical! Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace.

You may know Beaches best as a classic big-screen tearjerker, or you may remember it as the best-selling novel. Now this tale of two extraordinary women and their lifelong friendship is a live stage musical co-written by the novel’s author, Iris Rainer Dart. Catch it at Drury Lane Theatre and relive the laughter, adventure and sorrow of outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie. Despite their differences, they become childhood friends and embark on a tumultuous 30-year journey in which they go from pen pals to roommates to romantic rivals to emotional supporters during life’s most challenging trials. This production of Beaches features a talented cast that includes Shoshana Bean (Wicked), Whitney Bashor and more.

See Anthony Bourdain Live

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As a change of pace today Goldstar has discount tickets to see Kitchen Confidential‘s Anthony Bourdain live at the Auditorium Theatre, Chicago.

King of foodies Anthony Bourdain has eaten a whole cobra in Vietnam and sheep testicles in Morocco. As the host of the Emmy- and Peabody-winning TV shows Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Bourdain has made a name for himself traveling the world and trying the most exotic local cuisine he can find. Notorious for his passion and caustic sense of humor, Bourdain is ruthless about the things he hates and is an enthusiastic champion for the things he loves. He’s also the best-selling author of Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, a gourmet chef, lecturer, and helped write HBO’s Treme. Now he comes to Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre with his live show Close to the Bone, and you’ll have the chance to ask the king of foodies questions while he shares fascinating stories from his life.

Rick Springfield is coming to Northerly Island

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Next up in our discount summer concert series: Rick Springfield is coming to Northerly Island with Loverboy & The Romantics. No word on whether he’ll be bringing Jessie’s girl… You can go for just $20 + service fees!

Australian-born rock star — and former General Hospital actor — Rick Springfield has sold more than 25 million records over the course of his career. He also won a Grammy and topped the charts 17 times with hits like “Jessie’s Girl,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers” and “Human Touch.” Since emerging from a musical hiatus at the peak of his fame, Springfield has released a string of new albums and even reprised his role as the dreamy Dr. Noah Drake on the daytime TV drama. For this summer concert at Chicago’s FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, he’ll be joined by special guests Loverboy (“Turn Me Loose,” “Working for the Weekend”) and The Romantics (“What I Like About You,” “Talking in Your Sleep”).

Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa come to Tinley Park

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Goldstar has your discount tickets to the Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa Boys of Zummer tourand I totally can’t be the only one who read Khalifa as “Khaleesi,” right?

A spectacular summer show comes to Chicago’s First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre as chart-topping, platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rock band Fall Out Boy storm the stage fresh off a No. 1 album release, American Beauty/American Psycho. The concert also features seven-time Grammy nominee and BET “Top New Artist” Award winner Wiz Khalifa, whose 2014 album Blacc Hollywood debuted at No. 1 and continued a string of outstanding releases. Hoodie Allen and DJ Drama will open this must-see show, part of the Boys of Zummer Tour.