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The Yacht Rockettes lead singers Dina DiCostanzo (left) and Christine Mild perform a song. Photo courtesy of Rob Riddle
Nuria Mathog, Editor
2:00 am CST November 17, 2019

The concept for a female-fronted yacht rock band in Chicago came to singer Dina DiCostanzo in a dream. 

“I woke up one day and I thought, I really loved the yacht rock genre, and in my dream I dreamt of an all-female yacht rock cover band called The Yacht Rockettes, which I thought was just a funny name,” DiCostanzo said. “So, it started off as a funny name, and my husband is a drummer, and he said, ‘Let’s do it.”