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Saint Xavier University annual Summer Concert June 24

Features performance by the Ron Bedal Ensemble

Chicago (May 30, 2007) – Saint Xavier University invites the community to its annual free outdoor Summer Concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 24, on the front lawn of the Chicago campus at 3700 W. 103rd St.

The Ron Bedal Ensemble will perform crowd-pleasing favorites for listening and dancing. The evening will conclude with a fireworks display and patriotic finale by the band at approximately 9:45 p.m. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. 

The concert is free and open to the public, and picnickers are welcome. Refreshments will be available for purchase from the Saint Xavier Alumni Board, Original Rainbow Cone, Gilhooley’s Grande Saloon and SXU’s Cougar Pause.

A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, July 8. For more information, please contact Saint Xavier University’s Office of Special Events at (773) 298-3311 or specialevents@sxu.edu.


Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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