Ides Of March At Bicentennial

The Ides of March

Last week, the Bond County Bicentennial Committee announced that Head East would be performing a free, outdoor concert the night of Saturday, July 1.

Now the committee has announced the headlining act for the night of Sunday, July 2.

It is Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik. Ides of March is from the Chicago area, having been in Berwyn in the fall of 1964. The original four members are still with the band. They include Peterik, Bob Bergland, Larry Millas and Mike Borch.

Peterik said the band is looking forward to being in Bond County. He said the band will bring it’s “A-game”, playing the band’s familiar hits and new songs, as well as other hit songs that Peterick wrote for other bands.

Click below to hear his comments:

In the 1980’s, Peterik formed the popular rock band, Survivor, co-writing and recording many hits, including the number one “Eye of the Tiger,” which was the theme for the “Rocky III” movie.

Ides of March is best known for the big 1970 hit, “Vehicle.”

The band’s free, two-hour concert in Greenville is July 2.