Your summer music staple is back! The CabCab (a.k.a Cabernet Cabaret) concert series offers an experience like none other. These open-air musical events are held on the pristine, expansive lawn of Arranmore Farm & Polo Club. You'll be treated to an eclectic mix of music performed by our favorite, hand-selected performers who have come together to form the one-of-a-kind cover band of your dreams!
We encourage attendees to B.Y.O.P (Bring Your Own Party!), including a full spread of food and drink, blankets, chairs and even tables. Whether you decide to make your evening about cocktails and crudités or beer and brats, you are sure to have a great time!
2018 CabCab Season
CabCab: RhYthm Nation
July 14, 2018
We DARE YOU to try to keep your feet from moving, from the very first tune in this show! It's nearly impossible to not "Feel the Beat of the Rhythm of the Night" under the stars at Arranmore Farm & Polo Club. "The Ryhthm is Gonna Get You". Not in a bad way. Promise.
CabCab: I LOve Rock-N-Roll vol. III, "The Final Countdown"
August 4, 2018
Finishing out the Rock n Roll trilogy of the past three seasons, we give you the most EPIC rock songs of all time. Let the head banging commence in 3...2...1... Cue the pyrotechnics!
cabcab: Forever Young
september 8, 2018
Who doesn't feel like a kid, entering the magical, expansive lawns on these magical nights? For the last show of the season, we'll celebrate the spirit of being young and young at heart, with a great variety of tunes to keep you dancing and feeling all the good feels.
1. What is CabCab?
The CabCab (a.k.a. Cabernet Cabaret) concert series offers an experience like none other. These open-air musical events are held on the pristine, expansive lawn of Arranmore Farm & Polo Club. You'll be treated to an eclectic mix of music performed by our favorite, hand-selected performers who have come together to form the one-of-a-kind cover band of your dreams!
2. What can we bring to a CabCab event?
You can bring whatever you like. (how's that for an answer?) You may bring a bucket of chicken and a cooler of beer or fancy table with candles, sushi and wine. It's up to you. We suggest lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. You can view one of our videos to get a better idea of what people bring.
3. Can I buy tickets at the door?
Tickets can be purchased online or at the door for $30. You can save by purchasing tickets online for $20 (until 48 hours before the event).
4. When do gates open? When does the show start and end? Can I set up early?
New to 2017- you can set up darly! Early Entry (woo hoo!) Great Western Flooring is spearheading our Red Carpet Early Entry. Tickets are $40 and this allows you entry at 5:30 PM. For those who want an added experience GWF Red Carpet + Wine Tasting for $50 (Wine Tasting tickets must be purchased one week prior to event)
General Admission- Gates open at 6:30 PM. The show begins at 8:00 PM and ends between 10:30 and 11:00 PM.
5. What if it rains? Is the event still on?
Concerts take place rain or shine. Arranmore Farm & Polo Club is an open-air venue that cannot guarantee refuge to patrons in the event of severe weather. Guests are asked to be aware of their surroundings. To check the National Weather Service forecast for the Arranmore Farm & Polo Club area, visit crh.noaa.gov.
Arranmore Events may delay the start, interrupt or even cancel a CabCab concert if an emergency situation occurs. Updates will be provided via the Arranmore Farm & Polo Club Facebook page and through the email ticket system.
Tickets are non-refundable. In the event that the concert is canceled in its entirety, tickets will be honored at the next scheduled CabCab concert.
6. What is the attire?
You may wear whatever you'd like. We would like to let you know that it does get a little cool out on the fields. Keeping a light jacket or blanket in the car is always a good idea.
7. Are children allowed?
Yes they are. Children under 13 are Free. No ticket required. Children over 13 are required to have a full price ticket.
8. What type of music do you play?
We have musicians and vocalists from all over the Chicagoland area out to perform sets based on our Themes. This allows us to showcase different varieties of music from various genres. Stay tuned to our website or Facebook for bios of all of our performers!
9. Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Every patron will have their ID checked at the gate. Everyone 21 and over will be issued a wristband. There is no alcohol consumption allowed until ID’s have been checked and wristband.
10. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is ample, free parking at the venue, with easy accessibility to the concert area. There are also some great local services for trolleys, cabs and limos. Handicap accessible parking is available. Just ask an attendant for assistance upon arrival.
11. What can't I bring to the event?
Drugs, weapons, grills and pets are not allowed at the event.