Coming soon:  

January 31st, 8:00 pm, MANIA: The ABBA Tribute, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street, Joliet.  $29-$59.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

February 1st, 7:30 & 10:00 pm, Jam & Kickstand Productions Present Noel Miller, Everything Is F#&ked, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  Tickets start at $36..  FYI www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 2nd, 4:00 pm, PNW Homecoming, The "Mane" Event, Purdue Northwest Hammond Campus, Fitness & Recreation Center, John Friend Court.  Adults $20, Under 21 $10, Kids under 5, Free.  FYI https://events.blackthorn.io/en/3ktO526/g/16Q12W8v7Z/purdue-northwest-th...

February 2nd, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Lecture: Diego Velázquez in Seville, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago. 111 S. Michigan, Chicago, registration required.  Free but registration required.  FYI https://sales.artic.edu/Events/Event/25838?date=2/2/2023

February 2nd, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Fitz and The Tantrums, Let Yourself Free Tour | Sammy Rash, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  Tickets start at $35..  FYI www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 2nd, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, February 3rd, 7:00 am - 1:00 pm, Robert’s Medical Uniform Salefeaturing an assortment of uniforms, scrubs, shoes and other medical accessories, St. Mary Medical Center Auxiliary fundraiser.  Rooms 3 and 3A near the West Entrance at St. Mary Medical Center, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart. FYI (219) 947-6011.

February 2nd through 5th, Disney on Ice presents Frozen & Encanto, Allstate Arena, 6920 North Mannheim Road, Rosemont,  Tickets start at $25.  FYI www.disneyonice.com or www.ticketmaster.com.  

February 3rd, 7:00 pm, Country Star Chris Young, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $79.50.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

February 3rd, 8:00 pm, Jam & Collectiv Present Spafford, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

February 3rd, 8:00 pm, Sharon Lewis, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 3rd, 9:00 pm, Van Halen NationHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 3rd, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Munster Education Foundation Annual Fundraiser, Jeans & Jerseys, Byway Brewing, 2825 Carlson Drive, Hammond.  $150 Super Fan (6:00 pm access), $100 Mustang Fan, $50 Designated Driver.  FYI www.munstereducationfoundation.org/events/

February 3rd & 4th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, M.A.D.D. Rhythms hour-long engagement, Culture Snaps, Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph, St., Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov

February 3rd & 4th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Greensky Bluegrass with Holly Bowling, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 3rd through April 1st, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Dance Like There Are Black People Watching: A Black Excellence Revue, Up Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  $29-$59.  FYI (312) 337- 3992 or https://www.secondcity.com/shows/chicago/dance-like-there-are-black-peop...

February 4th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Artists' ReceptionDuneland Photography Club Exhibit: photography as inspired by the works of Vivian Maier (1926 – 2009), an American street photographer.  Art Barn, 695 North 400 East (3 miles North of Hwy 2 & one-mile south of US Hwy 6), Valparaiso.  Free.  FYI www.artbarnschool.org.

February 4th, 5:30 pm, Full Moon Hike, Nature Center, Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. 25 E. (IN 49 north), Chesterton.  FYI www.in.gov/dnr/state-parks/parks-lakes/indiana-dunes-state-park/?utm_sou...

February 4th, 6:30 pm, Rockzilla Tour, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago.  $183-$283.  FYI  www.livenation.com 

February 4th, 7:00 pm, Live in Concert, DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis, Documentary, Score composed by Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Orbert Davis.  Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5629 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago. $1.00 per ticket.  FYI https://www.eventcreate.com/e/dusabletoobama

February 4th, 7:00 & 9:15 pm, Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $18-$35.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

February 4th, 8:00 pm, Mississippi Heat, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 4th, 9:00 pm, Nate VenturelliHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 4th, 8:00 pm, February 5th, 3:00 pm, work around, Curated by Kara Brody and Amanda Maraist.  Blk Ark: the impossible manifestation (work in progress), by Cat Mahari, LookOut Winter 2023 Series, Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  This is a phone-free experience.  $25.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/jerrod 

February 5th, 12:00 noon, Smart At Heart Trivia to benefit Auditorium Theatre's Hearts to Art. The Marq, 60 W. Adams Street, Chicago.  $75 ($55 before January 23rd).  FYI https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/smart-at-heart-trivia/?utm_...

February 5th, 2:30 pm, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents Valentine's Brass Quintet, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  Adults $25, Students $10.  FYI www.nisorchestra.org or (219) 836-0525 x 200.

February 5th, 3:00 pm, The Family Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark, Chicago.  Family Friendly,.  $35-$45.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com

February 5th, 7:30 pm, Adam Sandler, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  $70-$195.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

February 5th, 7:30 pm, Pilobolus: “Big Five-Oh!” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $55-$65.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 7th, 7:00 pm, Our Lady Peace - The Wonderful Future Tour, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $29-$65.  FYI www.livenation.com 

February 7th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents The Charlatans UK & Ride, North American Tour 2023, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 9th & 10th, 8:00 pm, work around, Curated by Kara Brody and Amanda Maraist.  Bangali Meye, by Tuli BeraLookOut Winter 2023 Series, Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  This is a phone-free experience.  Pay-what-you-can, $20, $15, $10 and $5.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/jerrod 

February 9th & 10th, 8:00 pm Eastern, Songs for Murdered Sisters, Orchestral World Premiere, Southam Hall, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Tickets $30-$115.  FYI  nac-cna.ca

February 10th, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, Nothing Bundt Cakes, featuring a variety of delicious cake flavors, St. Mary Medical Center Auxiliary fundraiser.  Rooms 3 and 3A near the West Entrance at St. Mary Medical Center, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart. FYI (219) 947-6011.

February 10th, 8:00 pm, Ivy Ford, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 10th, 9:00 pm, Mike Wheeler BandHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 10th, 9:00 pm, Jam Presents An Evening With Lotus, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

February 10th & 11th, 7:99 & 9:15 pm, Comedian Shuler King, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $18-$35.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

February 11th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, We Are Us: The Human Condition, Family Day, Free tour, snacks and art making,  Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA), 101 W. 2nd Street, Michigan City.  Free.  FYI (219) 874-4900 or LubeznikCenter.org

February 11th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Lecture: The Power of Display—Gold in Akan Art and Aesthetics, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago. 111 S. Michigan, Chicago, registration required.  Free but registration required.  FYI https://sales.artic.edu/Events/Event/25700?date=2/11/2023

February 11th, 5:00 & 8:00 pm, The Second City: "The Best of The Second City" McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $55-$65.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 11th, 5:30 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Valentine's Mini Jazz Fest, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $69.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

February 11th, 7:00 pm, Judy Carmichael, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Munster High School Auditorium, 8808 Columbia Avenue, Munster.  FYI Carolyn Borchardt (219-614-8410, cborc86914@aol.com) or Jim Rajchel (219-789-3851, jimsupt122@aol.com).

February 11th, 7:30 pm, The Neverly Brothers, Theatre at the Center, Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $35.  FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com/on-stage/special-events-and-concerts/neverly  5:30 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm), Pre-show Dinner, CVPA Ballroom, $45 plus tax & gratuity.  FYI (219) 836-1930 ext 2.  

February 11th, 7:00 pm, Side by Side with the La Porte High School Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

February 11th, 7:00 pm, Sarah Silverman: Grow Some Lips, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $30..  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

February 11th, 7:30 pm, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $30-$76.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

February 11th, 7:30 pm, Sin Anestesia, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $23..  FYI www.livenation.com

February 11th, 7:30 pm,  Catch the Light. Feel the Radiance. Celebrate Giordano.  Giordano Dance Chicago, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  $28-$70.  FYI https://northshorecenter.org/event/giordano-dance-chicago/

February 11th, 8:00 pm, Melvin Seals & JGB, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

February 11th, 8:00 pm, Head Honchos Band, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 11th, 8:00 pm, Joanna ConnorHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 11th, 9:30 pm, Ronnie Baker BrooksHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 11th, 8:00 pm Eastern, Songs for Murdered Sisters, Orchestral World Premiere, Ray Thompson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Tickets $34-$148.  FYI www.tso.ca

February 11th, 8:00 pm, February 12th, 7:00 pm, work around, Curated by Kara Brody and Amanda Maraist.  Heavy Objects, by Drew LewisLookOut Winter 2023 Series, Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  This is a phone-free experience.  $30.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/jerrod 

**** February 14th, 9:45 & 11:30 am, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia: “It’s Okay to Be Different” – Stories by Todd Parr. McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $8.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 14th, 6:00 pm, M.A.D.D Rhythms Valentine's Day Tap Workshop, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  $20 per person, $35 per couple. FYI MADDRhythms.com

February 14th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, South Shore Roller Derby Recruiting Event, NEO New Vistas High School Sportsplex, 5201 US-6, Portage.  Watch a roller derby practice, speak with league members and learn about the sport of roller derby.  Register online at www.SouthShoreRollerDerby.org or email SouthShoreRollerDerby@gmail.com 

February 14th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Don Navarro, Schuba's 3159 N. Southport, Chicago.  Over 21.  FYI www.axs.com

February 14th, 8:00 pm, Dita Von Teese: GLAMONATRIX, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  $39-$129.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

February 14th, 8:00 pm Eastern, Songs for Murdered Sisters, Orchestral World Premiere, Isabel Bader Centre, 390 King Street West, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.  Tickets $10-$64.  FYI www.queensu.ca  

February 14th, 7:30 pm Eastern, Songs for Murdered Sisters, Orchestral World Premiere, Livestream available for 7 days after performance.  Free.  FYI www.queensu.ca

February 15th, 6:00 pm, We Came As Romans: DARKBLOOM TOUR 2023, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  Tickets start at $27.  FYI www.livenation.com 

February 15th through 26th, Anna Karenina, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

February 17th, 6:00 pm, Skillet and Theory of a Deadman: Rock Resurrection Tour, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  This show is Standing Room Only GA Floor and Reserved Riser Seating, 21 and older.  $39.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

February 17th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Samia, Tommy Lefroy, Honey Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 17th, 8:00 pm, Smiley Tillmon Band featuring Kate Moss, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 17th, 9:00 pm, NawtyHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 17th & 18th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, M.A.D.D. Rhythms hour-long engagement, Culture Snaps, Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph, St., Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov

February 18th, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, "For the Love of Warhol: A Night at Studio 54” Gala, College of DuPage Foundation, in support of the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) and the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA).  Esplanade Lakes, 3500 Lacey Road, Downers Grove,  $350.  FYI www.foundation.cod.edu/Warhol-gala, email foundation@codfound.org or call (630) 942-3088.

February 18th, 7:30 pm, Tomfoolery Fun Club, Just for Laughs, Orak Shrine, 3848 N. Frontage Road, Michigan City.  Cash bar.  $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  FYI (219) 872-0485, www.orakshrine.org or www.tomfooleryfunclub.com/upcoming-events/.  

February 18th, 7:30 pm, Tank and The Bangas with Chicago Philharmonic, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $39-$89.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

February 18th, 7:30 pm, Sixteen Candles, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $20.  FYI www.livenation.com 

February 18th, 8:00 pm, Vino Louden, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 18th, 9:00 pm, Mr. FunnymanHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 18th, 8:00 pm,, February 19th, 3:00 pm, Chicago Tap Theatre at 20: Tempo, Rhythm and Time, Chicago Tap Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. MIlwaukee, Chicago.  $25-$75.  FYI ChicagoTapTheatre.com

February 19th, 4:00 pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: “Songs We Love” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $50-$60.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 21st, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, South Shore Roller Derby Recruiting Event, NEO New Vistas High School Sportsplex, 5201 US-6, Portage.  Watch a roller derby practice, speak with league members and learn about the sport of roller derby.  Register online at www.SouthShoreRollerDerby.org or email SouthShoreRollerDerby@gmail.com 

February 21st, 7:00 pm, Jam & 93XRT Present Margo Price with Lola Kirk, 'Til the Wheels Fall Off Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 23rd, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Free Family Days with Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  $10 Navy Pier parking with museum validation.  FYI https://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/

February 23rd, 7:00 pm, Community Poetry & Painting NightSense and Sensibility: Poetry in Painting. Curated by Dorman + Torluemke,  South Shore Arts, Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  Free  FYI www.southshoreartsonline.org.  

February 23rd through 25thHamburg Ballet/John Neumeier, The Glass Menagerie, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

February 24th, 8:00 pm, Jack Whitehall: Jackarse Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  $35-$65.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

February 24th, 8:00 pm, Floyd Nation: Experience Pink Floyd, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 24th, 8:00 pm, Laura Rain & the Caesars, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 24th, 9:00 pm, Keith Jackson & the Triple Dose BandHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 23rd, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, February 24th & 25th, SOLD OUT, ​Comedian Ashley GavinHeath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

February 25th, 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Navy Pier's Global Connections Series, International Carnivale, Aon Grand Ballroom, Navy Pier, 600 E Grand, Chicago.  Family Friendly.  Free.  www.navypier.org.

February 25th, 6:00 pm, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO) 2023 Gala Women in Music, The Geraghty, 2520 S. Hoyne Avenue, Chicago.  $450.  FYI  (312) 939-2207 ext. 200 or www.cyso.org/gala.

February 25th, 7:00 pm, Chris D'Elia: Don't Push Me Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $34.    FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

February 25th, 7:00 pm, R&B Star Joe, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $49.50.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

February 25th, 7:30 pm, MALEVO, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $38-$63.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 25th, 7:30 pm, Tomfoolery @ The Roxy, Roxy Theater, 1017 S. State Street, Lockport.  $25-$27.50.  FYI (219) 595-9372 or www.tomfooleryfunclub.com/upcoming-events/

February 25th, 8:00 pm, Jam, 93XRT & CollectIV Present Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew, Cool Cool Cool: Ramain in Light, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

February 25th, 8:00 pm, Corey Dennison, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 25th, 8:00 pm, Mike Wheeler BandHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 25th, 10:30 pm, Eric GalesHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

February 26th, 3:00 pm, Dublin Irish Dance: “Wings: A Celtic Celebration of Dance” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $48-59.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 26th, 4:00 pm, The Return of Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  $15. FYI MADDRhythms.com

February 26th, 4:30 pm, Fit For A King: The Hell We Create Tour, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $35.  FYI www.livenation.com 

February 26th, 7:30 pm, Depths of Wikipedia LiveHeath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $19-$31.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

February 26th, 7:30 pm,  LONDON CALLING, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

February 27th, 6:00 & 8:00 pm (Reception for both Audiences at 7:00 pm) Giordano /on/ Giodano, Giordano Dance Chicago.  Gerald Arpino Black Box Theater at the Joffrey Ballet, 10 E. Randolph, Chicago.  $25.  FYI www.app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=gdc

February 27th, 7:30 pm,  LONDON CALLING, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

March 1st, 7:30 pm, Great Sonatas, Chamber Music Series, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

March 2nd, 7:30 pm, Joe List, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

March 3rd, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Blue October, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 3rd, 8:00 pm, Ivy Ford, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 3rd, 8:00 pm, Wayne Baker BrooksHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 3rd through 5th, Monster Jam™, Allstate Arena, 6920 North Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  Tickets will be available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com.  FYI www.MonsterJam.com 

March 4th through April 16th, Solstice, a monumental interactive art installation inspired by solar and planetary movements that invite visitors to take control of the environment around them.  South Dock, Navy Pier, 600 E Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.navypier.org.

March 4th, 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Navy Pier's Global Connections Series, Holi, the colorful Hindu springtime festival,, Aon Grand Ballroom & the Beer Garden, Navy Pier, 600 E Grand, Chicago.  Family Friendly.  Free.  www.navypier.org.

March 4th, 8:00 pm, Tomfoolery 9th Anniversary Show, Langel's Pizza, 2833 Highway Avenue, Highland.  $25.  FYI (219) 595-9372 or www.tomfooleryfunclub.com/upcoming-events/

March 4th, 8:00 pm, Duke Tomatoe & the Power Trio, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 4th, 9:00 pm, Libido Fun CircusHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 4th, 9:00 pm, Jam Presents Parov Stellar, DJ El Siciliano, USA & Canada Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 5th, 3:00 pm, The Family Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark, Chicago.  Family Friendly,.  $35-$45.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com

March 5th, 6:30 pm, Badflower: Asking For A Friend, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $27-$28.  FYI www.livenation.com 

March 5th, 7:30 pm, Grammy Award-winner Chris Botti, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $85-$135.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

March 6th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Violinist Ben Sayevich Master Class, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  Free/ FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

March 6th, 6:00 pm, London's The Kingdom Choir, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

March 8th, 9th & 10th, 7:30 pm, March 11th, 2:00 & 8:00 pm, March 12th, 3:00 pm, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $38-$120.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

March 9th, 6:00 pm,  Ethiopian-American vocalist and songwriter Meklit Hadero, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

March 10th, 8:00 pm, M.A.D.D Rhythms Community Tap Jam, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  Free. FYI MADDRhythms.com

March 10th, 8:00 pm, Omar Coleman, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 10th,9:00 pm, Ultra BeatHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 10th & 11th, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Comedian Janeane GarofaloHeath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $18-$48.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

March 11th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Humane Indiana 2023 Gala, Heart of Rock & Roll, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. $125.  FYI https://humaneindiana.org/gala2023?bbeml=tp-ZUzDef1dfEaH4Xsy9En5lQ.jzKTH...

March 11th, 6:30 pm, Gaelic Storm & The High Kings - The Mighty Tour 2023, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $49. .  FYI www.livenation.com 

March 11th, 7:30 pm, Brass Transit – The Musical Legacy of ChicagoMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $43-63.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

March 11th, 8:00 pm, Dave Specter, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 11th,9:00 pm, ARRAHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 11th, 9:00 pm, Jam Presents K. Michelle, J, Howell, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 12th, 3:00 pm, Pictures at an Exhibition, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

March 12th, 6;00 pm, DEKO with Yameii & Friends, Subterraean, 2011 W North Avenue, Chicago.  $15.  FYI www.ticketweb.com 

March 13th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents We Three: Happy Tour US Wave 3, Subterraean, 2011 W North Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI www.ticketweb.com 

March 13th, 8:00 pm, Paolo Nutini, (new venue) Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

March 14th, 7:00 pm, Colony House - The Cannonballers Tour, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $26-$32 .  FYI www.livenation.com 

March 16th, 7:30 pm, STYX, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson, Peoria.  $45-$145.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

March 17th, 7:00 pm, Divas 3, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Munster High School Auditorium, 8808 Columbia Avenue, Munster.  FYI Carolyn Borchardt (219-614-8410, cborc86914@aol.com) or Jim Rajchel (219-789-3851, jimsupt122@aol.com).

March 17th, 7:00 pm, Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Samantha Fish, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $50.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

March 17th,9:00 pm, Nate VenturelliHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 17th, 8:00 pm, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  $19-$179.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

March 18th, 6:00 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Saxophonist Euge Groove with Guest, Michael Manson, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $69.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

March 18th, 8:00 pm, Fletcher RockwellHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 18th, 10:00 pm, The TossersHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 21st, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Bach Birthday Party, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

March 23rd trhough April 2nd, SPRING SERIES: Elements, 2022/23 Season 45: Sapphire Season, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), Edlis Neeson Theater, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.hubbardstreetdance.com

March 24th, 8:30 pm, Masego - Moved to the Salt Shed: You Never Visit Me Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 24th, 8:00 pm, Larry Taylor & Soul Blues Healers, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 24th, 9:00 pm, KashmirHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 25th, 6:30 pm, Steel Panther - On the Prowl World Tour, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $30 -$90. .  FYI www.livenation.com 

March 25th, 7:00 pm, RuPaul’s Drag Race - Fantastic Five of 14 Tour, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $50.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

March 25th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Redhanded Podcast: Emptyhanded Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 25th, 7:30 pm, Lettuce with Chicago Philharmonic, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $39-$79.50.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

March 25th, 7:30 & 9:15 pm, Comedian David Nihill: Special Taping, two stand-up performances.  Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $18-$40.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

March 25th, 8:00 pm, Elton Jeff & The Honky Cats, 2023 Concert Series, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso  $40-$80.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com 

March 25th, 9:00 pm, Breakfast ClubHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 26th, 2:00 pm, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE, How to Clone a Mammoth, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25  & $48.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

March 26th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Violinist Timothy Chooi, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

March 26th, 8:00 pm, Five Senses Reeling Presents Sibling Rivalry Live, Bob the Drag Queen & Monet X Change, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 27th, Porchlight Music Theatre's Annual Fundraising Concert, Chicago Sings Broadway Pop, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N Dearborn St, Chicago.  Tickets and sponsorships available Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 at 12 p.m. CST at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

March 29th, 8:00 pm, Jam & AEG Present Sarah Millican, Bobby Dazzler, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

March 30th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Free Family Days with Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  $10 Navy Pier parking with museum validation.  FYI https://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/

March 31st, 7:30 pm, Celebrate Giordano, Spring Series, Giordano Dance Chicago.  Harris Theatre, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  $20-$90.  FYI https://my.harristheaterchicago.org/10016/10017

March 31st, 8:00 pm, Kim Loaiza and JD Pantoja, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

March 31st, 9:00 pm, Mackenzie O'Brien BandHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

March 31st, 8:00 & 10:30 pm, April 1st, 7:30 & 9:30 pm, Jam Presents Stavros Halkias: The Fat Rascal Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

April 1st, 6:30 pm, Celebrate Giordano, Giordano Dance 60th Anniversary Gala.  Harris Theatre.  Gala & Performance $300 (VIP seating @ Harris Theatre performance, post-show celebration onstage)  VIP Backstage Experience plus Gala & Perfermance $600.  Attire: Creative Black Tie.  FYI https://www.giordanodance.org/gala

April 1st, 6:30 pm, Snarky Puppy, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $44.50.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

April 1st, 7:00 pm, The Black Violin Experience, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $34-$70.  FYI www.livenation.com 

April 1st, 7:30 pm, Kenny Sebastian, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

April 1st, 8:00 pm, Echoes of Pompeii, 2023 Concert Series, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso  $40-$80.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com 

April 1st, 8:00 pm, Yates McKendree, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 1st, 9:00 pm, Jose RamirezHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 2nd, 7:00 pm, OnlyOneOf, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

April 2nd, 7:30 pm,  THE ST. MATTHEW PASSION, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

April 3rd, 7:30 pm,  THE ST. MATTHEW PASSION, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

April 5th, 6:00 pm, Nate Smith & Kinfolk, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

April 5th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Violinist Maria Ioudenitch and Pianist Evren Ozel, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

April 5th through June 17th, Spring Session, M.A.D.D Rhythms Tap Academy, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  FYI MADDRhythms.com

April 7th, 7:30 pm, Brett Young: Five, TOUR, Three, Two One Tour, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $37-$67.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

April 7th, 8:00 pm, Tom Holland & the Shuffle Kings, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 7th, 9:00 pm, Fletcher RockwellHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 8th, 7:00 pm, Jam Presents Chelcie Lynn: 2 Fingers And A 12 Pack Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI https://www.jamusa.com/venues/the-vic

April 8th, 9:00 pm, Nate VenturelliHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 12th, 7:00 pm, Madagascar Live!  Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $15-$98.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

April 13th through 16th, EXPO CHICAGO, the international exposition of contemporary & modern art.  Festival Hall, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Aveue, Chicago.  www.expochicago.com.  

April 14th, 8:00 pm, M.A.D.D Rhythms Community Tap Jam, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  Free. FYI MADDRhythms.com

April 14th, 8:00 pm, Ivy Ford, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 14th, 9:00 pm, PS Dumb Your BoyfriendHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 14th & 15th, 7:30 pm, April 16th, 2:00 pm, American Ballet TheatreAuditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $40-$146.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

April 15th, 8:00 pm, Pink Talking Fish, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

April 15th, R&B artist Maxwell, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  This show is Fully Seated. 21 and older.  $99.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

April 15th, 9:00 pm, Mr. BlottoHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 15th, 7:30 pm, April 16th, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: Broadway In Concert, Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  Tickets on sale Aug. 6th.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

April 15th, 8:00 pm, The Cash Box Kings, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials2023 Concert Series, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso  $40-$80.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com 

April 20th, 6:00 pm, Seth Parker Woods, Difficult Grace, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

April 21st, 7:00 pm, Ripe - Bright Blues Tour, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $25-$60.  FYI www.livenation.com 

April 21st, 9:00 pm, InfinityHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 22nd, 3:00 pm, Purdue Varsity Glee Club and special guest to be announced, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

April 22nd, 6:00 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Saxophonist Eric Darius with Special Guest TBA, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $69.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

April 22nd, 7:00 pm, Pat McGann: Live at the Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

April 22nd, 7:30 pm, Trinity Irish Dance Company and M.A.D.D. Rhythms with special guest, Dorrance Dance, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25-$69.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

April 22nd, 9:00 pm, The IndigosHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 23rd, 3:00 pm, David Sedaris, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $70-$90.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

April 25th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Bruce-O-Rama starring Bruce Campbell, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

April 27th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Free Family Days with Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  $10 Navy Pier parking with museum validation.  FYI https://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/

April 27th & 28th, 7:30 pm, Mariachi Acero de Las Vegas, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Living Hope Church, 9000 Taft Street, Crown Point.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

April 28th, Doors open at 7:00 pm, Smokey Robinson, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  $59.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

April 28th, 9:00 pm, R-GangHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 28th & 29th, 8:30 pm, MANÁ: México Lindo y Querido, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  $35-$295.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

April 29th, 7:00 pm, Kountry Wayne: Help Is On The Way Comedy Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

April 29th, 8:00 pm, Broadway in Chicago announces SASHA VELOUR: THE BIG REVEAL LIVE SHOW!  Broadway Playhouse, 174 East Chestnut, Chicago.  $45-$70.  FYI www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 29th, 7:30 pm, Christina P., Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

April 29th, 9:00 pm, 7th HeavenHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

April 30th, 2:00 pm, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE, Coral Kingdom and Empires of Ice, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25  & $48.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

May 2nd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents M83: Fantasy 2023 Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com.

May 5th, 7:30 pm, May 6th, 7:30 pm, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, With Jason Moran and Lisa Fischer, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

May 6th, 8:00 pm, Girls Gotta Eat: Snack City Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.50.    FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

May 6th, 8:00 pm, The Batman in Concert, DC in Concert Series, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $44-$109.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

May 7th, 7:30 pm,  CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

May 8th, 5:00 pm, Spiritbox With Special Guests After The Burial & Intervals, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $100-$304.  FYI www.livenation.com 

May 8th, 7:30 pm,  CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

May 12th, 5:00 pm, Waterparks: The Property Tour, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $60-$202.  FYI www.livenation.com 

May 12th, 8:00 pm, M.A.D.D Rhythms Community Tap Jam, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  Free. FYI MADDRhythms.com

May 13th, 6:00 & 9:30 pm, SmoothChicago presents Mother's Day Weekend, Shining Star Band & Motown Review, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $69.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

May 13th, 6:30 om, Bury Tomorrow, Hollow Front, Afterlife, Siamese, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

May 13th, 7:30 pm, “Who Hijacked My Fairytale?” Starring Kelly Swanson, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $30-$40.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 13th, 8:00 pm, Druski: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $25.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

May 13th, Wine Auction 2023, Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI visit lyricopera.org/wineauction.

May 14th, 3:00 pm, The World-Famous Glenn Miller OrchestraMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $37-$48.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 17th, 8:00 pm, Lizzo: The Special 2our, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  $69-$149.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

May 17th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Lulu Santos, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com.  

May 18th through 21st, SUMMER SERIES: Facets, 2022/23 Season 45: Sapphire Season, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI www.hubbardstreetdance.com

May 20th, 7:30 pm, Lewis Black: Off The RailsMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $29-$39.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.'

May 20th, 7:30 pm, Ron Pope, Lydia Luce, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com/venues/101835/park-west-chicago-tickets

May 23rd, 7:30 pm, Isabel Leonard and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

May 25th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Free Family Days with Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  $10 Navy Pier parking with museum validation.  FYI https://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/

June 2nd, 8:00 pm, June 4th, 7:00 pm, Steve Martin & Martin Short: You Won't Believe What They Look Like Today, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.75.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 3rd through September 10thWarhol: Featuring the Andy Warhol Portfolios – A Life in Pop / Works from the Bank of America CollectionCleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA)  and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $37-$48.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

June 4th, 7:00 pm, Steve Martin & Martin Short: You Won't Believe What They Look Like Today, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $72.    FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 8th & 9th, 7:30 pm, Movie Magic, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Living Hope Church, 9000 Taft Street, Crown Point.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

June 10th, 1:00 & 5:00 pm, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $25.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 10th, 7:30 pm, South Chicago Dance TheatreAuditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25-$69.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

June 16th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Watch What Crappens, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

June 18th, 7:00 pm, Comedian Kevin James, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $54.50.   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 22nd & 23rd, TBD, Morgan Wallen, One Night at a Time World Tour , Wrigley Field, Chicago.  Tickets start at $228.  FYI https://seatgeek.com/morgan-wallen-tickets/chicago

June 30th, 7:00 pm, Anita Baker - The Songstress, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  $70-$225.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 5th through August 10th, Summer Session, M.A.D.D Rhythms Tap Academy, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  FYI MADDRhythms.com

July 22nd, 7:00 pm, Foreigner - The Historic Farewell Tour, Hollywood Casino Ampitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  $22-$399.  FYI www.livenation.com.  

August 11th & 12th, Beatles Fest XVI, Downtown Hammond, Indiana.  2-day passes start at $35.  FYI BeatlesMusicFest.com.

August 12th, 6:30 pm, PINK: Summer Carnival 2023 with special guests Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Wrigley Field, Addison & Clark, Chicago.  $125-$166.  FYI https://www.mlb.com/cubs/tickets/concerts/pink?partnerID=redirect-chc-pink

August 15th, 8:00 pm, Sam Smith with Jessie Reyez: GLORIA the Tour, United Center, 1901 West Madison Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $65.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

August 19th, 6:30 pm, ZZ Top & Lynyrd Skynyrd: The Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour, Hollywood Casino Ampitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  $29-$349.  FYI www.livenation.com.  

September 28th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Free Family Days with Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  $10 Navy Pier parking with museum validation.  FYI https://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/

October 6th, 8:00 pm, Penn & Teller, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $44.    FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

October 26th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Free Family Days with Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  $10 Navy Pier parking with museum validation.  FYI https://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/

November 13th, 14th & 15th, 8:00 pm, Trevor Noah: Off the Record Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  $59-$129.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.