Music, Musicals and Music Makers

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1. This member of the Beach Boys had a home in St. Charles from 1997 to 2001

2. St. Charles is also home to Donnie Wahlberg, a former member of this chart-topping boy band.

3. James Yoshinobu Iha, a graduate of Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove Village, is a co-founder of this rock band.

4. Elgin’s Courtney Reed got her big break on Broadway playing this Disney Princess in 2014.

5. Sufjan Stevens’ album “Come on Feel the Illinoise” features a song dedicated to the workers of this region.

6. This subject of the White Stripes’ “The Union Forever” once trod the boards at the Woodstock Opera House.

7. This M*A*S*H alum who lived in Delavan, Wis., was the original Charlie Brown in the Off-Broadway hit musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and played in a band with “Wonder Woman” star Lynda Carter.

8. Crystal Lake’s Jim Varraros wowed audiences by using sign language to accompany his singing on this national television show.

9. Which song was not performed by Cheap Trick, Rockford’s own Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame band?

10. Music By the Lake, a concert series in this Wisconsin town, has featured hundreds of musical artists.