Cubs in Talks with Billy Joel, Elton John, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Kenny Chesney and Paul McCartney for Summer Concerts

No deals have been reached

Updated: Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010, 7:16 PM CST

FOX Chicago News

FOX Chicago News has learned the Chicago Cubs are talking with several bands about playing concerts this summer at Wrigley Field.

Neighbors and music fans are curious to know just who the Cubs are talking to.

The Cubs are having discussions with Billy Joel and Elton John, who played two concerts together at Wrigley last summer.

FOX Chicago News has also been told the Cubs are talking to acts including: Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Kenny Chesney and Paul McCartney.

So far no deal has been reached with any band. Deals could be finalized within 30 to 60 days.

The team owns Wrigley Field and is also in talks with its Wrigleyville neighbors about its concert plans.

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