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Going out to a concert for Valentine’s Day is the perfect way to show your love to your music lover. All around the US, artists are performing shows on February 14th with love in mind. From Drake to … to …, you’re sure to find one of your favorites playing near your city on and around Valentine’s Day.
Miami, Feb. 14
Drake – Bank United Center
Prices vary from $69.00, $49.00, $29.00.
Orlando, Feb. 11
Andrea Bocelli – Amway Center Arena
Prices vary from $85-385
New York, Feb. 10, 11, 12, 14
Barry Manilow – Radio City Music Hall
Prices vary from $63-326
Englewood, NJ, Feb. 14
Foreigner – Bergen Performing Arts Center
Prices vary from $48-113
Chicago, Feb. 17
Mute Math – House of Blues
Prices start at $40
Thousand Oaks, CA, Feb. 14
Colbie Caillat – Fred Cavil Theatre
Prices vary from $55-77
St. Louis, MO, Feb 15
Chuck Berry – Duck Room at Blueberry Hill
Prices start at $42
Check out your local area’s concert lineup for who’s in town around Valentine’s Day. Now’s the time to buy tickets so you don’t miss out on surprising your date with the music night of their life!
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Romance is all about exciting the senses and Valentine’s Day celebrates that process on a major level. If candlelight and massages sound too tame for your taste, consider these sensory focused activities in Chicago:
Chocolate Making Class (Canady Le Chocolatier, 824 S. Wabash, (312) 454-8700): There’s nothing more sensual than chocolate, whether you like to sip it, rub it on your skin or stuff it in your mouth, it stimulates all of the senses. This three-hour “Divine Art of Chocolate Making” class is for chocolate lovers and general foodies alike. Students will learn to taste, temper and create cream-filled, custom chocolates. A box of custom made chocolates is included in the $200 price.
A Helicopter Tour over Chicago’s Skyline (Sun Aero Helicopters, Inc. 195th and S. Burnham Ave., Lansing, Il. (708-895-8658): The iconic Chicago skyline certainly stirs the senses but viewing it from a helicopter gives new meaning to the term thrill seeker. Soar over the lakefront and catch glimpses of Soldier Field, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Buckingham Fountain. The 35-minute tour runs daily from 9AM-PM for $166.
Wine Tasting For Two (Fontana Grill & Wine Bar, 1329 W. WIlson, (773) 561-0400) : There’s nothing like wine tickling the taste buds to stir romance and a wine tasting for two will certainly elevate heartbeats. Couples will learn the variations of two different wine flights while nibbling on an appetizer included in the $30.95 per couple price.
Photo courtesy of Canady Le Chocolatier