Miles Nielsen among those featured in Chicago New Year’s bash

Rockford’s Miles Nielsen will perform in the New Year’s Eve Rock ’n’ Roll Ball Dec. 31 at the InterContinental Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. (File photo by Todd Reicher)

Staff Report

Rockford’s Miles Nielsen — along with Soul Asylum, Hairbanger’s Ball, Your Villain My Hero and top DJs — will be featured in a New Year’s Eve Rock ’n’ Roll Ball at the InterContinental Chicago O’Hare, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont, Ill., Dec. 31. Event begins at 8:30 p.m.

Event prices range from $79 for general admission up to $339 for VIP room packages. Tickets can be purchased through and hotel and restaurant packages are available through

Soul Asylum will headline the show. Their critically-acclaimed new album, Delayed Reaction, was released over the summer. Miles Nielsen and The Rusted Hearts will open the show. Chicago’s ’80s rhythmic riders-of-the-night, Hairbangers Ball will perform in the Avedon Ballroom. Your Villain My Hero combines top 40 pop, club and dance music with a sexy, high-energy stage show. Named one of Chicago’s “Top 5” suburban bars by Time Out Chicago, the Montrose Room will be rocking with Chicago’s top DJs.

This is the 16th year for Big Creek Production’s New Year’s Eve Rock ’N’ Roll Ball.

From the Dec. 26, 2012-Jan. 1, 2013, issue

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