Rocktoberfest announces who's who of celebrity bartenders

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 12:49 p.m. CDT

LA GRANGE – The slate of celebrity bartenders for the Community Nurse Health Center's annual Rocktoberfest fundraiser has been announced.

The event, presented by the health center's Women's Auxiliary, features a full night of live music, local food and drinks poured by the celebrity bartenders, who this year include WLS-Ch. 7 reporter John Garcia, actors Maureen Muldoon and Will Schaub, comedian Gary Wheaton and a number of other area residents. 

The bartenders will accept tips online in support of Community Nurse as they to compete for the title of 2013 Celebrity Bartender of the Year. 

The event takes place from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Gordon Park. Food will be provided by Devries Grocery, La Cabinata and other vendors. 

The lineup of bands includes: Teknical Diffickulties, which will kick off the night with classics from bands like Pearl Jam, The Offspring, Green Day and The Ramones; Far-Sighted, a band of Lyons Township High School students who won the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce Battle of the Bands; and Wedding Banned, whose interactive performances feature hits from the '80s and '90s. 

To buy tickets or to tip one of the celebrity bartenders, go to or call 708-352-0081. 

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