Midlothian, Illinois: Sonny Bono's Bobcat Vest (Gone)

Made of bobcat fur, donated by Sonny himself -- probably after he joined the Establishment.
On Hwy 83/147th St. two blocks east of Hwy 50/Cicero Ave.
Reported gone since 2001.

Visitor Tips and News About Sonny Bono's Bobcat Vest

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Sonny Bono Immortalized in Groovy Illinois Nightclub

An old friend of the late Sonny Bono reports that hundreds are making the pilgrimage to see Sonny's bobcat fur vest at Groovy, a 1970s-themed nightclub in Palatine, IL. Joseph Bortz, Groovy's owner, was given the vest by Bono as a gesture of support when the club opened.... [02/08/1998] Complete News Story

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 12, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Illinois Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

The Oregon Vortex, Gold Hill, Oregon (Aug 10-16, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Midlothian, Illinois

Nightly rates found:

Book Now