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May 28th, 7:00 pm, NeedtoBreathe: The Caves World Tour, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $22.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/needtobreathe-the-caves-world-tour-chica...

May 28th, 8:00 pm, Jimmy Gnecco (of OURS), Gman Tavern, 3740 N. Clark, Chicago.  21 & over.  $19.  FYI www.etix.com

May 29th, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, Munster Parks & Recreation present Halfway to Halloween Party, Community Park Social Center, 8751 Lions Club Drive, Munster.  Ages 3 - 10.  Register by May 24th at 2:00 pm.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-7275.

May 29th, 7:15 pm, Paul Scheer Book Release Party with Adam Pally, The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. , Chicago.  $32-$53.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

May 29th, 7:30 pm, Chicago, State Farm Center, 1800 S 1st St, Champaign, IL.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

May 29th & 30th, 8:00 pm,  Grandma's House: In the Living Room, Hosted by Caroline M. Watson, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $10.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

May 30th,  Doors open at 7:00 pm, Jake Owen, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

May 30th, 7:00 pm ET, Brad Williams: Tour '24, The Lerner Theatre, 410 S. Main St., Elkhart, IN.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

May 30th, 7:00 -  10:00 pm, Radio Gaga (post-show fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

May 30th, 8:00 pm, FEID - FerxxoCalipsis Tour 2024, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  Tickets start at $40.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

May 30th & 31st, June 1st, 7:00 & 10:00 pm, June 2nd, 5:00 & 8:00 pm, Sold Out, Matt Rife: ProbleMATTic World Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

May 30th through August 30th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm Thursdays & Fridays, Skyline Sessions, enjoy a variety of live music genres and styles with featured solo and ensemble artists are Larry Anthony, Lydia Cash, James Gedda, MER’s Music Showcase, Daniel Chavez Organ Quartet, and Meg & The Wheelers.  Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

May 31st, Wayfarer Theaters (1850 2nd Street, Highland Park), a multi-use space for films, live events and conversation, has announced the grand reopening of its five-screen Highland Park venue with "Ezra"

May 31st, Mexican Men’s National Team vs Bolivia, Mexican Men’s National Team U.S. Tour (the “MexTour").  Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  FYI www.SomosLocales.com

May 31st, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, Art Barn's Annual Fundraiser, "One To Grow On: Seeds of Inspiration", The Great Hall Events and Conference Center at PNW, 1401 South U.S. 421, Purdue Northwest, Westville.  $135.  FYI https://www.artbarnschool.org/otgo?utm_campaign=b6a0bab7-dc89-41c0-962b-d4cfc76629d0&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail&cid=5625c87a-2569-41d5-ab6e-fb0c5975ceb7

May 31st, 6:00 pm, Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence, Chicago.  Tickets start at $55.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com 

May 31st, 7:00 pm, Tim McGraw: Standing Room Only Tour 2024, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

May 31st,  Doors open at 7:00 pm, Smokey Robinson, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $89.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

May 31st, 7:00 & 10:15 pm, Brad Williams: Tour '24, Pabst Theatre, 144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

May 31st, 7:30 pm, An Evening with John Cusack & Screening of High Fidelity, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive. Chicago. Tickets start at $39.50.  FYI https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/john-cusack/

May 31st, 8:00 pm, SPKRBX & Jam Present HUNXHO: The One Night Only Tour, Avondale Music Hall, 3336 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  $28 & fees.  FYI https://www.seetickets.us/event/hunxho/

May 31st, 8:00 pm, Fletcher Rockwell, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

May 31st, 9:00 pm, Stache, Hard Rock Cafe Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

May 31st & June 1st, 7:30 pm, Jeff Tweedy, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  Ages: 12 & over.  FYI www.axs.com.

June 1st, 1:00 - 10:00 pm, Chicago House Music Festival Pre-Party, Wave Wall, Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Chicago.  Free.  FYI navypier.org.

June 1st, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, Chicago Dance Month Kickoff Celebration, Navy Pier's Lake Stage, 600 East Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/2024-chicago-dance-month-kickoff

June 1st, Chicago Gospel Music Festival, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.Chicago.gov/DCASE or www.MillenniumPark.org

June 1st, 7:00 pm ET, Tim McGraw: Standing Room Only Tour 2024, Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 1st, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Pat Regan, The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. , Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

June 1st, 7:30 pm, (SOLD OUT), Good Mythical Tour with Rhett & LinkAuditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 1st, 8:00 pm, Chicago, Riverside Theater, 116 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI   FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 1st, 8:00 pm, GenderFucked Productions Presents: Trans Voices Cabaret Chicago, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $30.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

June 1st, 8:00 pm, DJ Dave C, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

June 1st, 9:00 pm, Chronic Flannel, Hard Rock Cafe Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

June 2nd, Chicago House Music Festival, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Avenue, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.Chicago.gov/DCASE or www.MillenniumPark.org

June 2nd, 7:30 pm, Chicago, Capitol Theater - Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State St, Madison, WI   www.ticketmaster.com

June 2nd, 8:00 pm, Jam & AEG Present Dungeons and Daddies - The Areas Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com.  

June 2nd, 8:00 pm, Karaoke Storytellers, Brando's Speakeasy, 2265 N. Lincoln, Chicago.  21 & over.  www.axs.com

June 2nd through October 27th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (closed June 30 & August 18), Rogers Park Business Alliance presents the Glenwood Sunday Market, Southbound Glenwood Avenue between Morse and Lunt Avenues (west side of the CTA Red Line Morse stop), Rogers Park, Chicago.  FYI www.glenwoodsundaymarket.org.

June 3rd, 9 a.m. Shotgun Start, IU Northwest RedHawk Golf Classic, Innsbrook Country Club, 6701 W. Taft Street, Merrillville.  $900: Foursome, $250: Single, $100: Spectator (includes lunch, cocktails & yard games).  FYI https://northwest.iu.edu/redhawk-classic/index.html

June 4th through August 27th, 6:00 pm, Cardio-centric fusion of Zumba and Jazzercise & 7:30 pm Yoga, Tuesdays, Pier Fitness: Rush Hour Workouts and Sunset Yoga, City Stage, Polk Brothers Park, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

June 5th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Pier Dance, Balboa with Jamila Kekulah Kinney (Balboa - Partner dance), City Stage, Polk Brothers Park. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free dance lessons.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/pier-dance-1

June 5th, 6:30 pm, Chicago Pride Kick-Off Urban Queer Art Show & Market, PrideArts, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  $17.  FYI https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chicago-pride-kick-off-urban-queer-art-show-market-tickets-895670022147  

June 5th, 7:00 pm ET, Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour, Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton Street W, Grand Rapids, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 5th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Free Wednesdays Kickoff: Southern Accents, opener Michael Young & Friends. Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

June 5th through 26th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Tuesdays, Pier Dance, City Stage, Polk Brothers Park, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free dance lessons.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

June 6th, Doors open at 5:00 pm, City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) present the2024 Chicago Blues Festival, Ramova Theatre, 3520 S. Halsted St., Chicago.  18+ (minors accompanied by their guardian will be admitted).  Free with online RSVP.  First come, first served.  FYI bit.ly/ramovablues or www.Chicago.gov/DCASE

June 6th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Unity Playlot Park,  2636 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 6th, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm), Court Theatre presents the Black Power Series: Invoking the Black Archive.  An Evening with Roy Kinsey: A Legacy Project, Poetry Foundation, 61 W Superior St., Chicago.  Free.  Reserve tickets at (773) 753-4472 or CourtTheatre.org

June 6th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Brooklyn Charmers (post-show fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

June 6th, 7:30 pm, Tye Tribbett and Friends: Only One Night Tho, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $35.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 6th, 8:00 pm, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $36.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 7th, 8:00 pm ET, Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour, Pine Knob Music Theatre, 33 Bob Segar Drive, Village of Clarkston, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 7th, 9:00 pm ET, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo, 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

June 6th, 7th, & 8th, 8:00 pm, You're Being Ridiculous: Win, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $27.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

June 7th, 6:00 pm, Pollock Goes to Prom!  Annual Beaux Arts Ball, South Shore Arts, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $185.  FYI www.southshoreartsonline.org.  

June 7th, 7:00 pm, Jam Presents Jeff Arcuri, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

June 7th, 8:00 pm (New Date), Whine Down with Jana Kramer and Friends: the Next Chapter Tour, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

June 7th, 8:00 pm, Miki Berenyi Trio, Lol Tolhurst & Budgie, Bottom Lounge, 13745 W. Lake Street, Chicago.  17 & older.  $30.  FYI https://www.ticketweb.com/event/miki-berenyi-trio-lol-tolhurst-bottom-lounge-tickets/

June 7th through 9th, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm, City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) present the 2024 Chicago Blues FestivalMillenium Park, located on Michigan Avenue, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.Chicago.gov/DCASE or www.MillenniumPark.org

June 7th & 8th, 8:00 pm, June 9th, 5:00 pm, Danny FranzeseThe Big Gay Cabaret Series presented by Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  $45-$55 (Meet & Greet an additional $25).  FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com or www.biggaycabaret.com.

June 8th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Trifecta Dance Collective and Chicago Flying Fairies Culture and Arts Center, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

June 8th, 6:00 pm - 12:00 midnight, Dirty Boots Country Night at the American Factory, Journeyman Distillery at the American Factory, 258 S. Campbell Street, Valparaiso.  $25.  FYI https://www.journeyman.com/events/dirty-boots-country-night/?mc_cid=5765...

June 8th, 6:30 pm, SmoothChicago presents A Night of R & B Singers: R&B Singer LeVelle "LB" & his band; R&B, Old School, Jazz & Blues Vocalist Simone Green; R&B Singer Artist TBA & the Smooth Chicago Band, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Rd., Rosemont.  FYI (312) 725-0740 or https://www.smoothchicago.com/

June 8th, 6:30 pm, National Women’s Soccer League match, Chicago Red Stars vs Bay FC, Wrigley Field, Clark @ Addison, Chicago. Tickets start at $24.  14 ticket limit.  FYI https://mlb.tickets.com/?orgID=57509&agency=CUBV_SPO_MPV&pid=9402683&tfl=Chicago_Cubs-Tickets-Chicago_Red_Stars_at_Wrigley_Field-

June 8th, Doors open at 7:00, Dear Amy: A Tribute to Amy Winehouse, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  All reserved seating.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $19.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 8th, 7:30 pm, Audiotree Presents Varietopia with Paul F. Tompkins, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

June 9th, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn Charmers: the Music of Steely Dan, Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $35.  FYI https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=237001

June 9th, 7:30 pm, Jam & El Parral Present DannyLux: Tour of Lux, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

June 9th, 7:30 pm ET, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Music Hall Center, 350 Madison Street, Detroit, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

June 10th, 10:30 am, 12:00 pm shotgun start, South Shore Roller Derby Golf Outing, Valparaiso Country Club, 2501 Country Club Road, Valparaiso.  $400 per foursome.  FYI https://ssrdgolfouting.my.canva.site/

June 10th, 6:30 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm), Court Theatre presents the Black Power Series: Invoking the Black Archive.  A Special Presentation by Damon Locks: Past, Present, and Future, Blanc Gallery, 4445 S Martin Luther King Dr., Chicago.  Free. Reserve tickets at (773) 753-4472 or CourtTheatre.org

June 11th, 6:30 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave., Chicago.  Kids Day, too (while supplies last).  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 11th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Roisin Murphy, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

June 11th, 7:30 pm, Sarah McLachlan: Fumbling Toward Ecstasy 30th Anniversary Tour, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 South Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $61.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/sarah-mclachlan-fumbling-towards-ecstasy-30th-chicago-illinois-06-11-2024/event

June 11th, 8:00 pm, Virtue and Grace by Isabella Van Houzen, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $25.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

June 12th, 8:00 am, Registration & Breakfast, 9:00 am, Shotgun Start, Munster Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing, Centennial Park Golf Course, 1005 S. Centennial Park Drive, Munster.  $150 single gofer.  FYI www.munsterchamber.org.  

June 12th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Pier Dance, Bollywood with Meher Dance Company (Bollywood), Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free dance lessons.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/pier-dance-1

June 12th, 7:00 pm, Pete Davidson: Prehab Tour, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, 2350 Weidner Center Drive, Green Bay, WI. www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 12th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Second Hand Soul Motown & More, opener Good Vibez.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

June 12th, 8:00 pm, Nora Sharp's DISCIPLINE, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $15.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

June 12th through August 17th, Wednesdays, Fridays & most Saturdays, Grant Park Music Festival, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.GPMF.org, www.Chicago.gov/DCASE or www.MillenniumPark.org

June 13th, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, Crisis Center Wine Fest, Gary Jet Center, Gary/Chicago International Airport, 6101 Airport Road, Gary.  $125. FYI (219) 938-2720 or www.winefest24.givesmart.com

June 13th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Washington Park, 5531 S. King Dr. , Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 13th, 7:00 pm, Pete Davidson: Prehab Tour, Riverside Theatre, 116 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI. www.ticketmaster.com. 

June 13th, 7:00 pm, Jon Batiste: UNEASY Tour, Salt Shed Outdoors (Fairgrounds), 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $65.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 13th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, The Traveling Salvation Show (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

June 13th, 9:00 pm, National Hellenic Museum’s The Trial of Socrates starring Hollywood actor John Kapelos as Socrates makes its broadcast debut on Lakeshore PBS, WYIN) via their preferred TV/Internet provider or online via any device with a web browser. FYI lakeshorepublicmedia.org/how-to-watch.

June 13th through September 15th, CLUE: A Walking Mystery, Part walking tour, part murder mystery,  the mystery continues in Chicago, featuring new clues, puzzles and locations (including some old favorites).  Begins at Block 37, located at 108 N. State St., on the Pedway Level near Starbucks.  $35.  FYI cluewalkingexperience.com

June 14th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Second Fridays open studios, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI fineartsbuilding.com/second-fridays.

June 14th, 6:30 - 10:30 pm, PlayMakers Laboratory presents Celebration of Authors Gala: A Family Friendly FUNdraiser, National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St., Chicago.  Adults $75, Youth under 15 $50.  FYI playmakerslab.org/events/celebration-of-authors.

June 14th, 7:00 pm, Paul Farahvar Comedy Night at the CVPA, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $35. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  5:00 pm, Dinner Option: BBQ Buffet Early Father's Day Feast, Trama Catering & Events. $35.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

June 14th, 7:00 pm, Season Announcement & Trivia Night, Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  Teams should be 2-6 people. Interested teams should register with Mary Bird Matern via email: Send your team name, and team captain's name to: mary_a_bird@hotmail.com

June 14th, 7:00 pm ET, Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour, Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton Street W, Grand Rapids, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 14th, 7:00 pm, Joffrey Ballet Midsummer Celebration | Was It All A Dream?  City Hall Events, 838 W. Kinzie, Chicago.  Tickets on sale February 1st.  FYI joffrey.org/performances-and-tickets/midsummer-celebration-and-free-public-performance/midsummer-celebration/

June 14th, 7:00 - 11:00 pm, 25th Annual Blues on the Fox, 7:00 pm, Toronzo Cannon, 9:00 pm, Robert Randolph, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $15. FYI https://events.riveredgeaurora.com

June 14th, 7:00 & 9:30 pm, Pete Davidson: Prehab Tour, Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 600 N. East Street, Bloomington, IL.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 14th, 7:30 pm, Kevin James: Owls Don't Walk, Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL   FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 14th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents 24kGoldn / Growing Pains Tour, Subterranean Upstairs, 2011 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  $26.96. FYI https://www.seetickets.us/event/24kgoldn-growing-pains-tour/

June 13th, 7:30 pm, June 14th, 1:00 pm, June 15th, 7:30 pm, World Premiere, The Elements: Suite for Orchestra and Violin, Joshua Bell, Violin.  Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago.  Tickets from $49   FYI www.cso.org/performances/23-24/cso-classical/the-elements-with-joshua-bell

June 14th & 15th (SOLD OUT), 6:30 pm, Wilco with Cut Worms - Tour to Infinity, The Salt Shed Outdoors (Fairground), 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  $312.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 14th & 15th, 7:00 & 9:30 pm, Seth Meyers, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

June 14th & 15th, 7:15 pm, Joel Kim Booster, Heath Mainstage, Den Theatre, 1331 N. MIlwaukee, Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

June 14th & 15th, 8:00 pm, Songs for Someone Loyal By Sharon Udoh, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $20.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

**** June 15th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Family Day: Monster Creations with special guest Dave Pryor, Elmhurst Art Museum presents an exhibition exploring the evolution of the PBS KIDS show, Donkey Hodie produced by Fred Rogers Productions & Spiffy Pictures, Designing Donkey Hodie: From Make-Believe to Someplace Else. Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 South Cottage Hill Avenue,  Elmhurst.  $18 for Adults (ages 18+), $15 for Seniors, $10 for Students, and $5 for Children. FYI 9630) 834-0202 or elmhurstartmuseum.org.

June 15th, 2:30 pm, The Noteables Chorus Spring Concert, Don’t Stop the Music, First United Methodist Church, 352 South Main Street, Crown Point.  $10 in advance, $12 at door, $3 children under age 12.  FYI (219) 769-0304 or (219) 227-9507.

June 15th, 3:00 - 11:00 pm, 25th Annual Blues on the Fox, 3:00 pm Wayne Baker Brooks, 5:00 pm, Guy King, 7:00 pm, Joanne Shaw Taylor, 9:00 pm, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $15. FYI https://events.riveredgeaurora.com

June 15th, 5:00 pm, Kenny Chesney: Sun Goes Down Tour with Zac Brown Band, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 15th, 7:00 pm, Pete Davidson: Prehab TourGenesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee, Waukegan.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 15th, 7:00 pm, New Kids on the Block with Paula Abdul & DJ Jazzy Jeff, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park. Tickets start at $57.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com.  

June 15th, 7:00 pm, Jam Presents Cosmic Psychos 40th Anniversary Tour, Reggie's Rock Club, 2100 S. State Street, Chicago.  17 & over.  $25adv - $28dos  FYI https://www.ticketweb.com/event/cosmic-psychos-40th-anniversary-tour-reggies-rock-club-tickets

June 15th, 7:30 pm, Kevin James: Owls Don't Walk, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $69.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 15th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents dada, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com.  

June 15th, 9:00 pm ET, Fortune Feimster: Live Laugh Love!  Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo, 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, MI.  Tickets start at $42.  FYI https://www.ticketmaster.com/fortune-feimster-live-laugh-love-new-buffalo-michigan-06-15-2024/event/0400608398571168

June 15th & 16th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance & Loyola Park Advisory Council announce 31th annual Artists of the Wall, 1096 W Pratt Blvd, Chicago.  Free admission, with painting spaces available for purchase.  FYI www.loyolapark.com 

June 15th & 16th, 1:00 - 11:00 pm, Chi-Soul Fest, annual Pier-wide celebration of Chicago’s soul music legends and traditions!  Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

June 15th through October 22nd, Teen Show, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

June 16th, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm ET, Father's Day Brunch at the Featherbone Factory, Journeyman Distillery at The Featherbone Factory, 109 Generations Dr., Three Oaks, MI.  Adults $45, Children 12 and under $20.  FYI https://www.journeyman.com/events/fathers-day-brunch-3oaks-2024/ 

June 16th, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Father's Day Brunch at the American Factory, Journeyman Distillery at The American Factory
258 South Campbell Street, Valparaiso.  Adults $45, Children 12 and under $20.  FYI https://www.journeyman.com/events/fathers-day-brunch-valpo-2024/

June 16th, 1:00 pm, JUNETEENTH AND FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION, Harold Washington Cultural Center Parking Lot, 2701 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., Chicago.  Free.  FYI MADDRhythms.com

June 16th, 5:30 pm,  Joffrey for All Free Public Performance, Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park.  Stay tuned for more information.  FYI https://joffrey.org/performances-and-tickets/midsummer-celebration-and-free-public-performance/joffrey-for-all-free-public-performance/

June 16th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Al Di Meola, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

June 16th, 8:00 pm ET, Kevin James: Owls Don't Walk, Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, 4602 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 18th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Portage Park, 4100 N. Long Ave., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 18th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm ET, DNR to host Learn to Shoot event.  Atterbury Fish & Wildlife Area, 7970 S Rowe St, Edinburgh, IN. Free  FYI https://events.in.gov/event/intro-to-shooting-atterbury-fwa

June 18th & 19th, 8:00 pm, Jam Productions They Might Be Giants: The Big Show Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  16 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

June 19th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Pier Dance, “Contemporary Groove” with Megan Rhodes (Contemporary Dance), Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free dance lessons.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/pier-dance-1

June 19th, 6:30 pm, PIXIES and MODEST MOUSE with special guest CAT POWER Summer 2024, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $81,  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/pixies-and-modest-mouse-with-special-chicago-illinois-06-19-2024/event/

June 19th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Funky Mojo Daddy, opener Lauren Dukes.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

June 19th, 8:00 pm, Jam Productions Presents Cosmo's Midnight, Subterranean, Upstairs, 2011 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  17 & over. $22.50 plus tax & fees.  FYI https://www.seetickets.us/event/cosmos-midnight

June 19th, 8:00 pm, Janet Jackson: Together Again, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  Tickets start at $55.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 20th, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Artist Reception, Chesterton Art Center satellite exhibition of Susan Kirt's Prairie photographs.  Das Gallery located at Country Inn & Suites, 2020 LaPorte Avenue in Valparaiso.  Free.  FYI chestertonart.org.

June 20th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Skinner Park, 1331 W. Adams St. , Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 20th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Atomic Punks (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

June 20th, 7:15 pm, Caitlin Reilly, The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $20-$35.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

June 20th, 7:30 pm, 93XRT Presents Pete Yorn - 93XRT Summer Solstice Concert, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over. FYI www.axs.com.

June 20th, 7:30 pm PT, June 22nd, 8:00 pm PT, The Elements: Suite for Orchestra and Violin, Joshua Bell, Violin.  Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, Seattle, WA.   Tickets from $60  FYI www.seattlesymphony.org/en/concerttickets/calendar/2023-2024/23sub21

June 20th, 8:00 pm, Bambi Banks-Couleé Presents: Bambi’s Black Box, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.   $18-$35.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

June 20th through 23rd, Can You Hear Us Now?  The Queer Tap Dance Revolution, Chicago Tap Theatre, The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI www.chicagotaptheatre.com 

June 21st, 7:00 pm, Billy Joel & Stevie Nicks, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $89.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 21st, 7:00 - 10:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Friday Night Lights, Eric Church Tribute Band & Tennessee Whiskey Chicago.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  $15-$20.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

June 21st, 7:15 pm, Comedy Podcast All Fantasy Everything, The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $20-$35.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

June 21st, 7:30 pm, American English benefiting the Cancer Resource Centre, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com

June 21st, 7:30 pm, Amos Lee | Transmissions Tour|with Mutlu, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $59.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 21st, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents You Should Know Podcast, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com.

June 21st, 8:00 pm, Three Dog Night with Special Guest Asia featuring John Payne, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $37.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/three-dog-night-2024/

June 21st, 8:00 pm, Live Nation presents Celeste Barber: Backup Dancer, Main Stage, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago.  FYI https://athenaeumcenter.org/events/2024/celeste-barber/

June 21st, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Brigitte Calls Me Baby, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

June 21st & 22nd, 7:30 pm, Justin Timberlake - The Forget Tomorrow World Tour, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  Tickets start at $225.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 22nd, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Bellydance By Phaedra and Chicago Korean Dance Company, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

June 22nd, 5:00 pm, Kenny Chesney: Sun Goes Down Tour with Zac Brown Band, American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee, WI  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 22nd, Doors open at 7:00, Comedian Hasan Minaj, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  All reserved seating.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $69.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 22nd, 7:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Three Shows for One Ticket - Saxophonist & Guitarist Vincent Ingala; Vocalist Lindsey Weber; Trumpeter Lin Rountree, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Rd., Rosemont.  FYI (312) 725-0740 or https://www.smoothchicago.com/

June 22nd, 7:00 pm, Roy Wood, Jr. - Happy to be Here, Main Stage, Athenaeum Center, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago.  $39.50 - $49.50. FYI https://secure.athenaeumcenter.org/1076

June 22nd, 7:15 & 9:30, Leah & Andrew Rudick, The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $25-$45.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

June 22nd, 7:30 pm, June 23rd, 3:30 pm, Black Panther in Concert, Auditorium Philms Concert Series.  Films come to life with their iconic scores performed by the Chicago Philharmonic!  Auditorium Theatre, 60 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or https://auditoriumtheatre.org/subscription-packages/auditorium-philms-concert-series/

June 23rd, Doors open at 6:00 pm, Boyz II Men, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $69.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 23rd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents GRLwood, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

June 23rd, 8:00 pm ET, Janet Jackson: Together Again, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis.  Tickets start at $31.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 25th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Munroe Park, 2617 W. 105th St., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 26th, 3:00 pm until Fireworks, Summer Block Party, with live bands, DJs and Beer Garden Stage; family friendly activities, all along South Dock, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

June 26th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Pier Dance, Salsa & Rueda Casino with Eduardo Zambrano (Partnered Dance and Dance Circle), Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free dance lessons.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/pier-dance-1

June 26th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Hairbangers Ball, opener Jack Adams.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

June 26th & 27th, 7:00 pm ET, Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania, Indianapolis, IN.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 27th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity.  Seneca Playlot Park, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

June 27th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, The Dyer Davis Group (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

June 27th, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm), The Dandy Warhols |Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor, Metro Chicago 3730 N. Clark, Chicago.  $35.  www.etix.com

June 28th, 6:30 pm, Third Eye Blind with Special Guest Yellowcard - Summer Gods Tour 2024, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/third-eye-blind-with-special-guest-chicago-illinois-06-28-2024/event/

June 28th, 7:00 pm, Jam & 93XRT Present The Church & The Afghan Whigs | Ed Harcourt, The Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com.  

June 28th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, 24K Magic / George Michael Reborn, Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

June 28th,  Doors open at 7:00 pm, Dustin Lynch, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. Hybrid seating, general admission standing room only floor and reserved riser seating.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 28th, 7:30 pm, A Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Concert with Mike Fornes, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40 show only; additional $32 pre-show dinner.  FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com

June 28th, 7:30 pm, Adrianne Lenker with Twain, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster.com. 

June 28th, 7:30 pm, Future Islands, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $33.50.  FYI  https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/future-islands/?utm_source=...

June 28th, 7:30 pm, Bonnie Raitt Just Like That... Tour 2024, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson, Peoria.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

June 28th, 8:00 pm, Downtown Alive! The Chicago Experience: A Tribute to Rock with Horns, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $2 through May 31st, $5 starting June 1st.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/the-chicago-experience-2024/?utm_source=mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=rep-2024-season-announcement&utm_id=REPPSE24SA2WK09&utm_term=buy+tickets+early+bird+on-sale+now&utm_content=season+announcement+on+sale+now+tribute+bands

June 28th, 8:30 pm, Jam Presents Leo Skepi: In Leo We Trust Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

June 28th & 29th, 8:00 pm, June 30th, 3:00 pm, Spank Bank Time Machine By John Michael, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $25.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

**** June 29th, 12:00 - 7:00 pm, Cabinet of Curiosity, in collaboration with lead partner Working Bikes presents Pedal Powered Picnic - An Outdoor Benefit, An outdoor benefit to support Cabinet of Curiosity’s free summer programming. Enjoy picnic foods, live grilling, beer, soda and all the elements of 2024’s Pedal Powered Playground.  3636 Iron St., Chicago.  $50.  FYI cocechicago.com.

June 29th, 12:00 - 10:00 pm, Navy Pier Pride, Pier-wide festivities will include live music, dance, and storytelling, educational programs, on-site resources from community partners, and more. The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, The Lakeside Pride Marching Band, and Party Noir will be among dozens of notable acts.  Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

June 29th, 7:00 pm, Santana and Counting Crows: Oneness Tour 2024, Credit 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $70.  FYI www.livenation.com.  

June 29th, 7:15 pm, Red Richardson, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. , Chicago.  $20-$35.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

June 29th, 7:30 pm, AJR - The Maybe Man Tour, Allstate Arena, 6910 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

June 29th, 8:00 pm, Caifanes and Café Tacvba - North America Tour 2024, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 W. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $98.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

June 29th through October 6th, Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Alberto Aguilar: “Grid Luck” Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

June 30th, 12:00 - 10:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance announces Jarvis Square Family Pride Fest, 1500-1508 W. Jarvis Ave, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.jarvissquarechicago.org

June 30th, 2:00 - 6:00 pm, Olmec Family Fiesta celebrating DuPage County summer public art project: Olmec Trails: Culture and Legacy.  Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI OlmecTrails.com.

June 30th, 7:00 pm, Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour, Allstate Arena, 6910 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

June 30th, 7:30 pm ET, AJR - The Maybe Man Tour, Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 1st through August 26th, 6:30 pm Mondays, Water Flicks, outdoor film series.  Free movies. This summer’s theme is science, featuring movies including Back To The Future, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Weird Science, and Oppenheimer (rated R), among others.  Lake Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

July 2nd, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity. Sherman Park, 1301 W. 52nd St., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

July 3rd, 6:00 pm, City of Aurora Independence Day Celebration with Fireworks & DJ Suavesmooth, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  Free.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/4th-of-july-celebration-2024

July 3rd, 7:30 pm, AJR - The Maybe Man Tour, Allstate Arena, 6910 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 3rd through September 25th, 7:00 Wednesdays, David Parr, Magical Thinking, Artist in Residence Series, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $40.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

July 4th, 7:00 pm, AJR - The Maybe Man Tour, American Family Amphitheater, Summerfest Grounds, 100 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 4th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Silver Bullet Band STL (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

July 5th, 6:30 pm, Whiskey Myers 2024, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

July 5th, 7:30 pm ET, Killer Queen, Paramount Theater, 124 Meridian St, Anderson, IN.  Tickets start at $28.  FYI  www.ticketmaster.com.

July 5th & 6th, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Summer Jobs Tour: Andrew Dismukes, James Austin Johnson, and Devon Walker, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $24-$45.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

July 5th & 6th, 8:00 pm, July 7th, 3:00 pm, Mi Casa Es Tu Casa! By Gwen LaRoca, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $30.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

July 6th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Shubukai and Maywood Fine Arts, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

July 6th, 6:30 pm ET, Whiskey Myers 2024, Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, MI. FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 7th, 3:00 & 7:00 pm, Dance Month After Dark, Newport Theater, 956 W. Newport Ave., Chicago.  21 & over.  $15, Tables of four: $100.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/dance-month-after-dark-21

July 8th, 8:00 pm, Iron & Wine - Light Verse 2024 Tour, The Salt Shed Indoors, 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $46.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

July 9th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity. Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton St., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

July 9th, 7:30 pm, Niall Horan: "The Show" Live On Tour 2024, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/niall-horan-the-show-live-on-tinley-park...

July 9th, 7:30 pm, Haitus Kaiyote, The Salt Shed Indoors, 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $47.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 9th through August 18th, Savor After Hours starring Val Chmerkovskiy, Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

July 10th, 7:00 pm ET, Killer Queen, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St, Evansville, IN.  Tickets start at $46.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 10th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Maggie Speaks, opener Chad Clifford.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free. FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

July 10th, 7:30 pm ET, Niall Horan: "The Show" Live On Tour 2024, Pine Knob Music Theatre, 33 Bob Seger Dr, Village of Clarkston, MI. Tickets start at $150.  FYI https://www.ticketmaster.com/niall-horan-the-show-live-on-clarkston-michigan-07-10-2024/event/

July 10th, 7:30 pm ET, Killer Queen, Honeywell Center, 275 W Market St, Wabash, IN.  Tickets start at $60.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 10th through August 15th, M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy, Summer Session, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  https://www.maddrhythms.com/tap-academy

July 11th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity. Hale Park, 6258 W. 62nd St., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

July 11th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Ticket to the Moon (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

July 11th, 12:00 - 5:00 pm & July12th, 10:00 am - 8:30 pm, Fresh Fest, Fresh faces, fresh voices, and fresh ideas - young musicians, dancers, and artists.  Across three stages, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

July 11th & 12th, 8:00 pm, July 13th, 3:00 pm, OUT OF CONTEXT By Eunji Kim, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $20.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

July 12th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Second Fridays open studios, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI fineartsbuilding.com/second-fridays.

July 12th, 6:30 pm, It's Time Presents: Girls Night Out, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $35.95. FYI https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/its-time/

July 12th,  Doors open at 7:00 pm, Jerry Seinfeld, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $139.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 12th, 7:30 pm, Pops Concert: New Philharmonic, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

July 12th, 7:30 pm, Chicago And Earth, Wind & Fire: Heart & Soul Tour 2024, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 12th, 8:00 pm, Brit Floyd: P.U.L.S.E. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Division Bell, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond.  21 & over.  FYI www.ticketmaster.

July 12th, 8:00 pm, Downtown Alive! Sixteen Candles, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $2 through May 31st, $5 starting June 1st.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/sixteen-candles-2024/

**** July 13th, 11:00 - 6:00 pm, Cabinet of Curiosity’s Pedal Powered Playground and Engineering Workshop join other cultural organizations at this summer’s Sundays on State.  175 N. State St., Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.cocechicago.com.

July 13th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Millennium Park Residency Program, Experimental Sound Studio - the urban+nature sonic pavilion, Millennium Park’s Great Lawn, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.ess.org or www.MillenniumPark.org

July 13th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Natya Dance Theater and Ruth Page School of Dance, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

July 13th, 5:45 pm ET, George Strait, Ford Field, 2000 Brush St, Detroit, MI  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 13th, 6:45 pm, Train & REO Speedwagon - Summer Road Trip 2024, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park. Tickets start at $37.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/train-reo-speedwagon-summer-road-trip-tinley-park-illinois-07-13-2024/event/

July 13th, 7:15 pm, Cameron Esposito: Summer Survival Tour, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $22-$45.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

July 13th, 7:30 pm, Heroes: A Video Game Symphony, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $45. FYI https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/heroes/

July 13th, 7:30 pm, SmoothChicago presents Gerey Johnson & Friends: Gerey's Birthday Celebration with Surprise Special Guests, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Rd., Rosemont.  FYI (312) 725-0740 or https://www.smoothchicago.com/

July 13th, 7:30 pm ET, Niall Horan: "The Show" Live On Tour 2024, Ruoff Music Center, 12880 E 146th St, Noblesville, IN.  Tickets start at $32.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/niall-horan-the-show-live-on-noblesville-indiana-07-13-2024/event/

July 13th, 8:00 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm), Jam Presents The All Allen Tour - Allen Rayman with Michael Lemmo, Bottom Lounge, 1365 W. Lake Street, Chicago.  17 & over.  $25.  FYI https://www.ticketweb.com/event/allan-rayman-michael-lemmo-bottom-lounge...

July 13th through October 5th, New Edition, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

July 14th, 3:00 pm, A Reba McIntyre Tribute starring Corrie Sachs, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  11:00 am or 12:30 pm seating, Sunday Brunch, Trama Catering & Events. $35.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2.  

July 14th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Bastille Day.  The Committee of French Speaking Societies invites the French community and all friends of France to celebrate the French national holiday in Navy Pier’s Polk Bros Park. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-

July 15th, 5:30 pm, Def Leppard / Journey Joined by Steve Miller Band, Wrigley Field, 1060 W. Addison, Chicago.  FYI https://www.mlb.com/cubs/tickets/concerts/def-leppard-journey?_wcsid=F2295CB607FF4D25B367453A61F7080BEE7DA2995D2B5845

July 16th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity. Schreiber Playground Park, 1552 W. Schreiber Ave., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

July 17th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Hi Infidelity, opener Jeremy Smolen.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

July 18th, TBA, ¡Súbelo! Festival to be headlined by Fruko y Sus Tesos, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  (Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south)  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

July 18th, 3:00 - 7:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance announces the annual Taco Crawl, North Clark Street between Devon and Rogers Avenues, Chicago.  Participating restaurants and an event menu will be announced later.  Advance tickets $20, walk-up tickets $30.  FYI www.RPBA.org

July 18th, 5:00 pm, Jam & Outback Present Danny Go! Live!  Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com 

July 18th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Departure (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

July 18th, 7:30 pm, WDCB LIVE Jazz Concert Series: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

July 18th, 7:30 pm, Jam Productions Present Mates of State: Still the One Still the One Tour 2024, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI https://www.seetickets.us/event/mates-of-state/

July 18th, 8:00 pm, SOLD OUT, The Basement Yard Experience, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

July 18th, 8:00 pm, Bambi Banks-Couleé Presents: Bambi’s Black Box, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.   $18-$35.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

July 18th through 21st, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

July 19th, TBA, Grant Park Orchestra in Star Wars and More: the Music of John Williams, guest conductor Anthony Parnther, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

July 19th, 6:30 pm, Jason Mraz: The Mystical Magical Rhythmical Radical Ride, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $70.00.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 19th, 7:00 pm, CG5: Under the Spotlight Tour, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

July 19th, 7:00 pm, America: Ride On, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster.com

July 19th, 7:30 pm, Pops Concert: The Brit Pack, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

July 19th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

July 19th & 20th, 8:00 pm, July 21st, 5:00 pm, Lea Delaria, The Big Gay Cabaret Series presented by Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  $55-$65 (Meet & Greet an additional $25).  FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com or www.biggaycabaret.com.

July 20th, 11:00 am, Free Arts Programming across the Park, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

**** July 20th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Family Day: Donkey Hodie cast appearance with puppet demo and Family Day workshop, Elmhurst Art Museum presents an exhibition exploring the evolution of the PBS KIDS show, Donkey Hodie produced by Fred Rogers Productions & Spiffy Pictures, Designing Donkey Hodie: From Make-Believe to Someplace Else. Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 South Cottage Hill Avenue,  Elmhurst.  $18 for Adults (ages 18+), $15 for Seniors, $10 for Students, and $5 for Children. FYI 9630) 834-0202 or elmhurstartmuseum.org.

July 20th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, The Uptown Rockers and The Joffrey Ballet Community Engagement After School Matters, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

July 20th, 5:45 pm, George Strait, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

July 20th, 6:30 pm, LOSERVILLE 2024: Limp Bizkit, BONES, N8NOFACE, Corey Feldman, Riff Raff, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $57.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com

July 20th, 7:30 pm, Academy Award, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor, author, activist and South Side native Common performing alongside the Grant Park Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Parnther, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free, but online reservations required.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

July 20th, 7:30 pm, I Love the 90's Tour, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $45.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/i-love-the-90s-2024/

July 20th, 8:00 pm, Muslim Writers Collective Chicago Presents: Blind Spots, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $15.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

July 21st, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, The S&S Chicago Experience curated by Steve “Silk” Hurley and Shannon “Skip” Says, jay Pritzger Pavilion,  Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

July 21st, 7:15 pm, Christianee PortersThe Christi Show The Heath Mainstage,  The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$37.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

July 21st, 7:30 pm, 50th Anniversary of A Prairie Home Companion, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 24th, 7::30 pm, Jam Presents Vacations: No Place Like Home, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

July 24th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Gone 2 Paradise - Jimmy Buffet Tribute, opener Jimmy Sarr.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

July 25th, 7:00 -10:00 pm, Live the Who (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

July 25th, 7:30 pm, WDCB LIVE Jazz Concert Series: Joey Alexander, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

July  26th, Doors open at 7:00 pm, Pete Davidson: Prehab Tour, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $59.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 26th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Boy Band Night / Dancing Queen, Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

July 26th, 7:00 - 10:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Friday Night Lights - Radio Gaga & One of These Nights.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  TBA.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

July 26th, 7:00 pm, Marc Normand: Ya Don't Say Tour, Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 26th, 7:00 pm ET, Barry Manilow, MANILOW: The Last Indianapolis Concert, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 26th, 7:30 pm, Pops Concert: Uptown Soul, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

July 26th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Bowling for Soup with Sick 50 Tour | Keep Flying | Eternal Boy, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com.  

July 26th, 8:00 pm, Jennifer Lopez: This Is Me ... Now the Tour, Allstate Arena, 6029 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $79. FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

July 26th, 8:00 pm, Hollywood Nights: A Bob Seeger Experience, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $13 through May 31st, $20 after June 1st.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.riveredgeaurora.com.  

July 26th, 8:30 pm, An Evening with Pretenders US Tour 2024, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $85.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

July 26th through August 25th, Season five of Athletes Unlimited Pro Softball, Parkway Bank Sports Complex, 27 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont.  FYI www.auprosoftball.com.

July 27th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, The Rooted Space and Le Petit Ballet School of Dance, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

July 27th, 7:00 pm, Barry Manilow, MANILOW: The Last Chicago Concert, Allstate Arena, 6029 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

July 27th, 7:00 pm, Pete Davidson: Prehab TourCoronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

July 27th, 8:00 pm, Killer Queen, Ravinia, 418 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park.  Tickets start at $64.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 27th, 9:15 pm ET,  Laughing Matters 2024 Featuring Iliza Shlesinger, Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, 4602 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

**** July 28th, 3:00 pm, The Little Mermen - The Ultimate Disney Tribute Concert, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $35 for adults, $20 for children under age 16.  FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com/on-stage/2024/the-little-mermen.  1:00 pm, Lunch Option,  Trama Catering & Events. $32 Adults, $20 Kids.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

July 28th, 7:00 pm, Killer Queen, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson, Peoria.  Tickets start at $29.  FYI www.ticketmaster.cpm

July 29th, 7:30 pm ET, Chicago And Earth, Wind & Fire: Heart & Soul Tour 2024, Ruoff Music Center, 12880 E 146th St, Noblesville, IN.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

July 31st, 3:00 pm until Fireworks, Summer Block Party, with live bands, DJs and Beer Garden Stage; family friendly activities, all along South Dock, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

July 31st, Real Madrid vs. AC Milan friendly, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  www.chicagofirefc.com

July 31st, 7:00 pm, Tedeschi Trucks Band: Deuces Wild 2024 with Special Guest Margo Price, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $60.  FYI www.livenation.com

August 1st, 7:00 -10:00pm, Southern Accents (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

August 1st, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Small Town - A Tribute to John Mellencamp, opener Classic Band.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

August 2nd through 4th, Festa Italiana, Villa Cesare, 900 Eagle Ridge Drive, Schererville.  FYI (219)  322-3011. 

**** August 3rd, 1:00 - 8:00 pm, Family Day: Creative Storytelling, Elmhurst Art Museum presents an exhibition exploring the evolution of the PBS KIDS show, Donkey Hodie produced by Fred Rogers Productions & Spiffy Pictures, Designing Donkey Hodie: From Make-Believe to Someplace Else. Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 South Cottage Hill Avenue,  Elmhurst.  $18 for Adults (ages 18+), $15 for Seniors, $10 for Students, and $5 for Children. FYI 9630) 834-0202 or elmhurstartmuseum.org. 

**** August 3rd, 1:30 - 3:00 pm, Cabinet of Curiosity's 2024’s Pedal Powered Playground, including 3 enormous interactive sculptures, multiple bikes that power whimsical devices, an engineering workshop and more.  Marquette Park, 6743 S. Kedzie, Chicago.  Free.  www.cocechicago.com.

August 3rd, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Perceptual Motion, Inc. and The Met Down, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

August 3rd, 4:30 pm, Defending Mexican League champions Club América vs seven-time English Premier League champions Aston Villa Football Club, Leagues Cup Showcase. Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  FYI www.Ticketmaster.com.

August 3rd, 7:00 pm, Sammy Hagar: The Best of All Worlds Tour with special guest Loverboy, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com

August 3rd, 7:00 pm ET, Barry Manilow, MANILOW: The Last Milwaukee Concert, Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave, Milwaukee, WI  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

August 3rd, 8:00 pm, Comedy Bang! Bang!: The Bang! Bang! Into Your Mouth Tour 2024, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

August 4th, 3:00 pm, Johnny Carson Tribute, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  1:00 pm, Pre-show lunch, Trama Catering & Events. $32.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

August 6th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity. Washington Square Park, 901 N. Clark St., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

August 7th, 7:00 pm, Stuff You Should Know Podcast LIVE, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $36.00.  FYI https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/stuff-you-should-know-live/?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GeneralSales2.27.24&utm_content=version_A&sourcenumber=15446

August 8th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Rumours ATL (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

August 8th, 8:00 pm, Buffalo Tom, Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark, Chicago.  18 & over.  $40.  FYI www.etix.com

August 8th & 9th, 8:00 pm, August 10th, 3:00 & 8:00 pm, August 11th, 3:00 pm, Chicago Music Theatre Festival, Produced by Kokandy Productions, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $20.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

August 9th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Second Fridays open studios, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI fineartsbuilding.com/second-fridays.

August 9th, 6:00 pm, Metallica M72 World Tour, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster. 

August 9th, 7:00 pm, Hootie & the Blowfish - Summer Camp with Trucks Tour, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com

August 9th, Doors open at 7:00, An Evening with Larry the Cable Guy, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $49.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

August 9th, 7:30 pm, Pops Concert: Elton Rohn, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

August 9th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents DeVotchka - 20th Anniversary of How It Ends Tour, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

August 9th, 8:00 pm, Idina Menzel: Take Me or Leave Me, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $49.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

August 9th & 10th, 8:00 pm, ALEXANDRA BILLINGS & HONEY WEST, The Big Gay Cabaret Series presented by Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  $55-$65 (Meet & Greet an additional $25).  FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com or www.biggaycabaret.com.

**** August 10th, 1:30 - 3:00 pm, Cabinet of Curiosity's 2024’s Pedal Powered Playground, including 3 enormous interactive sculptures, multiple bikes that power whimsical devices, an engineering workshop and more.  Boler Park, 3601 W. Arthington Street, Chicago.  Free.  www.cocechicago.com.

August 10th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, We Are Collective and Movementum, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

August 10th, 5:00 pm ET, Kenny Chesney: Sun Goes Down Tour with Zac Brown Band, Ford Field, 2000 Brush St, Detroit, MI  www.ticketmster.com

August 10th, 7:00 pm ET, Creed - Summer of '99 Tour, Ruoff Music Center, 12880 E 146th St, Noblesville, IN,  Tickets start at $121.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/creed-summer-of-99-tour-noblesville-indiana-08-10-2024/event/

August 10th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Frankie Quinones, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  www.axs.com

August 10th, 8:00 pm, Stayin' Alive: One Night of the Bee Gees, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $13 through May 31st, $20 after June 1st.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.riveredgeaurora.com.  

August 10th, 8:00 pm, Happy Together Tour 2024 with The Turtles, Jay & the Americans, the Association, Badfinger, the Vogues & the Cowsills, Paramount Theatre, 25 E. Galena Blvd, Auroroa.  $59.50  FYI https://events.paramountaurora.com/

August 10th & 11th, Chicago Air & Water Show, headlined by the US Navy Blue Angels, North Avenue Beach, Chicago.  Free.   FYI www.Chicago.gov/DCASE

August 11th, 6:00 pm, Metallica M72 World Tour, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster. 

August 12th, 6:15 pm, FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago, Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

August 15th, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, Millennium Park Residency Program, Experimental Sound Studio - the urban+nature sonic pavilion, Millennium Park’s Great Lawn, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.ess.org or www.MillenniumPark.org

August 15th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Echoes of Pompeii (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

August 15th, 7:15 pm, Comedy Podcast Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet , The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $20-$35.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

August 15th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents C-Kan, Cualquier Parecido con La Realidad Tour 2024 Neto Peña, Yoss Bones, Toser One, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com  

August 15th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents An Evening with Dweezil Zappa: The Rox(postroph)y Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

August 15th, 8:00 pm, Bambi Banks-Couleé Presents: Bambi’s Black Box, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.   $18-$35.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookoutRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

August 16th, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance & Glenwood Avenue Arts District Committee announce the 23rd annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest Kickoff, live music performances Friday night at the Cobblestone Jam, 6701 N. Glenwood, Chicago.  Free. FYI www.glenwoodave.org

August 16th, 7:00 pm ET, Creed - Summer of '99 Tour, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $94.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/creed-summer-of-99-tour-tinley-park-illi...

August 16th, 8:00 pm, Get the Led Out: A Celebration of "The Mighty Zep" RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $15 through May 31st, $24 starting June 1st.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/get-the-led-out-2024/

August 17th, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, August 18th, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance & Glenwood Avenue Arts District Committee announce the 23rd annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest Artists Market, 6701 N. Glenwood, Chicago.  Free. FYI www.glenwoodave.org

August 17th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Ballet 5:8 and Chicago Ballet Arts, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

August 17th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Noche Caribeña.  Puerto Rican Arts Alliance will present a free evening concert spanning the genres of Puerto Rican and Afro-Caribbean folk, popular Latin American, big band, salsa, ballads, bomba, and plena interpretations.  Lake Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-

August 17th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents The Struts: The Pretty Vicious Tour 2024 with Special Guest Barns Courtney, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

August 17th, 6:00 pm, KIDZ BOP LIVE, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $43.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/kidz-bop-live-2024-tinley-park-illinois-08-17-2024/event/

August 17th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents I.M (MONSTA X) - I.M (MONSTA X) Presents Off The Beat World Tour 2024, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

August 17th, 8:00 pm, Poi Dog Pondering: A Celebration of 40 Years of Life, Love and Music, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $30 through May 31st, $40 after June 1st.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.riveredgeaurora.com.  

August 17th through November 17thBrian Parris & Friends: Layerscapes, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

August 18th, 8:00 pm, Order of Service By Rae Chardonnay, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $12-$40.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

August 18th, 3:00 pm, Simon & Garfunkel Tribute, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  11:00 am or 12:30 pm seating, Sunday Brunch, Trama Catering & Events. $35.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

August 18th, 7:00 pm, Imagine Dragons: LOOM WORLD TOUR, Credit 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $82.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/imagine-dragons-loom-world-tour-tinley-p...

August 18th, 7:15 pm, Jóse Rafael Guzmán’s CANDELA Live! (performed in Spanish), The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. , Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

August 22nd, 7:00 -  10:00 pm, Slippery When Wet (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

August 22nd, 8:00 pm, Jam Productions Presents King Buzzo & Trevor Dunn: The King Dunn Tour, Subterranean, Upstairs, 2011 W. North Ave, Chicago.  17 & older.  $37.78  FYI Subterranean, Upstairs, 2011 W. North Ave, Chicago.  17 & older. 

August 23rd, 5:00 pm, Umphrey's McGee with Eggy & Stolen Gin, Salt Shed Outdoors (Fairgrounds), 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $49.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

August 23rd, Millennium Park Residency Program.  6:00 pm, DJ Julio Bishop, 6:45 pm, Collaboraction and Teatro Vista present the return of Sandra Delgado’s La Havana Madrid, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.collaboraction.org or www.MillenniumPark.org

August 23rd, 7:00 pm, Lindsey Sterling = The Duality Tour, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $48. FYI www.ticketmaster.com

August 23rd, 7:00 pm, Deep Purple - 1 More Time Tour, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $43.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

August 23rd, 7:00 pm, Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour, Vibrant Arena at the Mark, 1201 River Drive, Moline.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

August 23rd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Lovett or Leave It: Live and On Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

August 23rd, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Old Gods of Appalachia, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

August 24th, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance announces Chalk Howard Street, Howard St. from Ashland to Paulina, Chicago.  Free admission, with drawing spaces available for purchase.  FYI www.howardstreetchicago.com/chalk-howard-street

August 24th, 5:45 pm, Millennium Park Residency Program, Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project - Divination: The Dancing Souls of Black Folk,  Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.chicagoblackdancelegacy.org or www.MillenniumPark.org

August 24th, 6:45 pm, Styx & Foreigner with John Waite - Renegades and Juke Box Heroes Tour, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $43.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com.  

August 24th, 6:30 pm, P!NK: Summer Carnival 2024, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $79.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

August 24th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Jordan Klepper - Suffering Fools, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

August 24th, 7:30 pm, INCUBUS - Performing MORNING VIEW in its Entirety + The Hits, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $39.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

August 24th, 2:00 - 11:00 pm, August 25th, 2:00 - 8:00 pm, LatiNxt, Curated in partnership with Future Rootz, festival will feature a variety of cutting-edge music from the Latin American diaspora with a focus on new musical trends and an array of artisan vendors. Across three stages, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-

August 25th, 4:30 pm, Luke Bryan: Mind of a Country Boy Tour 2024 with special guests Bailey Zimmerman, Tracy Lawrence & Chayce Beckham, Wrigley Field, Addison at Clark, Chicago.   FYI https://www.mlb.com/cubs/tickets/concerts/luke-bryan?partnerId=zh-202402...

August 25th, 7:00 pm, The Doobie Brothers 2024, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $34.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com.  

August 25th, 7:15 pm, Keith Pedro, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $22-$37  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

August 28th, 8:00 pm, Glen Hansard - All That Was East of Me Is West of Me Now Tour, The Salt Shed Indoors, 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $59.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

August 29th, 6:30 pm, The Gaslight Anthem with Joyce Manor and Pinkshift, The Salt Shed Indoors, 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

August 29th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Elton Rohn (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

August 29th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Passenger: All the Little Lights Anniversary Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

August 29th through September 1st, Chicago Jazz Festival, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Avenue, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.Chicago.gov/DCASE or www.MillenniumPark.org

August 30th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Bee Gees Gold / The Wayouts, Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

August 31st, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, Identity Performing Arts and Darvin Dances, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

August 31st, 8:00 pm, Jeff Dunham: Still Not Canceled, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond.  21 & over.  Tickets start at $74.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

August 31st, 8:00 pm, TUSK: The World's Number One Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $13 through May 31st, $20 after June 1st.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.riveredgeaurora.com.  

September 2nd, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET, Free Guided Hike: Shrader-Weaver Nature Preserve, Fayette County.  By Indiana Department of Natural Resources.  FYI https://events.in.gov/event/guided_hike_shrader-weaver_nature_preserve_fayette_county?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=State+of+Indiana

September 3rd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com

September 3rd, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents POWERWOLF: NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2024 | Unleash the Archers, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

September 5th, Doors open at 7:00, Iliza Shlesinger - Iliza: The Get Ready Tour, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

September 6th, Doors open at 7:00, Brad Paisley, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $99.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

September 6th, 7:00 pm, Weezer: Voyage to the Blue Planet Tour, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $39.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

September 6th through 8th, Taste of Chicago, Grant Park, Chicago.  FYI www.Chicago.gov/DCASE

September 7th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Peter Hook & The Light: North American 2024, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

September 7th, 8:00 pm ET, Jeff Lynne's ELO - The Over and Out Tour 2024, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

September 8th, 8:00 pm, Pulp, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster.com

September 10th, 7:00 pm, Bachelors of Broadway, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Highland High School Auditorium, 9135 Erie St., Highland.  Series of 5, $60.  Individual concert, $30.  FYI www.lakeshoreconcerts.org.  

September 10th, 7:00 pm, Avril Lavigne: The Greatest Hits, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $129.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/avril-lavigne-the-greatest-hits-chicago-illinois-09-10-2024/event/

September 11th, 6:30 pm, +Live+ & Stone Temple Pilots - The Jubilee Tour, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $37.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/live-stone-temple-pilots-the-jubilee-chicago-illinois-09-11-2024/event/

September 11th, 7:30 pm ET, Kacey Musgroves w/ Father John Misty, Van Andel Arena,130 Fulton Street W, Grand Rapids, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

September 12th, 7:30 pm, Kacey Musgroves - Deeper Well World Tour, Allstate Arena 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $99.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

September 13th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Second Fridays open studios, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI fineartsbuilding.com/second-fridays.

September 13th, 7:30 pm, BOOM X: The Music, Politics & Culture of Gen X, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

September 13th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Buena Vista Social Orchestra, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com

September 14th, 7:00 pm, Hoosier Star!  La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net.

September 14th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Last Podcast on the Left: JK Ultra Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com.

September 14th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Mat Kearney: Headlights Home Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com

September 14th through October 6th, Rigoletto, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

September 15th, 3:00 pm, Barry Manilow Tribute, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  11:00 am or 12:30 pm seating, Sunday Brunch, Trama Catering & Events. $35.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2.  

September 15th, 4:00 pm, In honor of Autism Acceptance Month, Blue Man Group presents annual sensory-friendly performance. Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $49 (portion of sales donated to Turning Pointe Autism Foundation).  FYI https://www.blueman.com/chicago/sensory-friendly.

September 15th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Paul Weller, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  www.axs.com

September 18th, 8:00 pm, Idles: Love Is The Fing Tour 2024, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago.  $56.75.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com

September 18th, 8:00 pm, Keane: Celebrating 20 Years of Hopes and Fears, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.

September 19th, 7:15 pm, Chaunté Wayans, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

September 20th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Millennium Park Residency Program, Vocalo Presents: Summer Finale with Pivot Gang, Marquis Hill, KAINA and more, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.chicagopublicmedia.org or www.MillenniumPark.org

September 20th,  Doors open at 7:00 pm, Tesla, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $49.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

September 20th, 6:00 pm, Jam Presents The Movement: Ways of the World 5th Anniversary Tour | With Special Guests Long Beach Dub Allstars, Aurorawave, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com 

September 21st, 7:30 pm, An Evening with Richard Dawkins and Friends, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.  FYI www.ticketmaster.

September 21st, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Martin Amini, The Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com.  

September 21st, 8:00 pm, Sigur Rós with The Wordless Orchestra, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $56.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

September 22nd, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Millennium Park Residency Program, Old Town School of Folk Music - Global Carnival, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.oldtownschool.org or www.MillenniumPark.org

September 22nd, 7:00 pm, Jason Lyle Black, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Highland High School Auditorium, 9135 Erie St., Highland.  Series of 5, $60.  Individual concert, $30.  FYI www.lakeshoreconcerts.org.  

September 22nd, 7:15 pm, Liz Miele, The Heath Mainstage,  The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$37.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

September 22nd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Wild Rivers: Everywhere We Go, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com  

September 24th, 7:00 pm, Novo Amor, House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  Tickets start at $41.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/novo-amor-chicago-illinois-09-24-2024/event/

September 25th, 7:00 pm, Kygo World Tour, Huntington Beach Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S Linn White Dr, Chicago.  Tickets start at $125.  FYI https://concerts.livenation.com/kygo-world-tour-chicago-illinois-09-25-2024/event/

September 26th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Griff: Vertigo Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com  

September 26th, 8:00 pm, 2024 NCT Dream World Tour [The Dream Show 3: Dream( )Scape], United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  Tickets start at $54.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

September 26th through October 10th, Fidelio, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

September 27th, 7:30 pm, Dane Cook: Fresh New Flavor, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39/  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

September 28th, 1:00 & 7:00 pm, Spider-Man™: Across the Spider-Verse Live in Concert, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $40-$105.  FYI www.BroadwayInChicago.com

September 28th, 6:30 pm, Korn, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

September 28th, 6:30 pm, Dashboard Confessional - Fall Tour 2024, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago. Tickets start at $70.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com/dashboard-confessional-fall-tour-2024-chicag...

September 28th, 7:00 ET,  Iliza Shlesinger - Iliza: The Get Ready Tour, The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

September 28th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Tori Kelly: purple skies tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

September 28th, 8:00 pm, Jeff Lynne's ELO - The Over and Out Tour 2024, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

September 28th, 8:00 pm, Kings of Leon: Can We Please Have Fun, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $60.  FYI www.livenation.com

September 28th & 29th, 7:30 pm, Laura Ramoso: Sit Up Straight Tour, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com  

September 29th, 8:00 pm ET, Twenty One Pilots - The Clancy World Tour, Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

September 30th, 8:00 pm, SOLD OUT, An Evening with PJ Harvey, Salt Shed Indoors, 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 1st & 2nd, 8:00 pm, Twenty One Pilots - The Clancy World Tour, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 1st & 4th, 7:30 pm, October 6th, 3:00 pm, Leonora, Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan Ave., Chicago. Single tickets go on sale July 15th.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org/season/dark

October 3rd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents The Airborne Toxic Event, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI axs.com.  

October 4th, 7:30 pm, Patti LuPone: A Life in Notes and Season Opening Gala, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

October 4th, 7:30 pm, Live Nation presents Alec Benjamin: 12 Notes Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com.  

October 4th through 6th, Times vary by event.  CHICAGO TAP SUMMIT, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Chicago. Various costs and FREE events  FYI MADDRhythms.com

October 5th, 5:30 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Three Shows for One Ticket - Mini Jazz Fest: Trumpeter Rick Braun, Saxophonist Mindi Adair & Guitarist Adam Hawley, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Rd., Rosemont.  FYI (312) 725-0740 or https://www.smoothchicago.com/

October 5th, 7:00 pm, The Planets & Star Wars, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst.  Tickets go on sale August 1st.  FYI (630) 941-0202 or www.elmhurstsymphony.org

October 5th, 7:30 pm, Ocie Elliott, Metro Chicago, 3830 N. Clark, Chicago.  $30.  FYI www.etix.com.

October 5th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents Willow Pill presents God's Child: North America Tour 2024, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com

October 5th, 2:00 pm, October 6th, 3:00 pm, Groucho Marx Tribute starring Frank Ferrante as seen on PBS TV, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  1:00 pm, Pre-show lunch, Oct. 5th @ 12:00 pm, Oct. 6th @ 1:00 pm, Trama Catering & Events. $32.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

October 5th & 6th, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Chris Redd, The Heath Mainstage, Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  $25-$45.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

October 5th through February 16th (2025), Cecilia Beaven, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

October 8th, 8:00 pm, AIR - Play Moon Safari: North American Tour '24, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $59.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

October 8th, 8:00 pm ET, Twenty One Pilots - The Clancy World Tour, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 9th, 7:30 pm, Fontaines D.C., The Salt Shed Indoors (Shed), 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $40.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

October 9th & 10th, 7:30 pm, Lewis Black: Goodbye Yeller Brick Road, The Final Tour, Center Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  Tickets start at $48.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 10th, 7:00 pm, V103 Presents Maxwell: The Serenade Tour, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  Tickets start at $46. FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 10th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents El Cuarteto De Nos, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  www.axs.com

October 11th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Second Fridays open studios, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI fineartsbuilding.com/second-fridays.

October 11th & 12th, 8:00 pm, October 13th, 5:00 pm, CLAYBOURNE ELDER, The Big Gay Cabaret Series presented by Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  $45-$55 (Meet & Greet an additional $25).  FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com or www.biggaycabaret.com.

October 12th, 7:00 pm, Chromeo & the Midnight: CHROME NIGHTS North American Tour w/Girl Ultra, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago.  Tickets start at $58.  FYI www.livenation.com.

October 12th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Tony Ann, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

October 12th, 7:30 pm, The Guess Who, Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 12th, 8:00 pm, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 13th, 3:00 pm, Ted Vigil returns as John Denver, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  11:00 am or 12:30 pm seating, Sunday Brunch, Trama Catering & Events. $35.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2.  

October 17th, 7:00 pm, Jam & Outback Present Kanan Gill: What Is This? World Tour 2024, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com 

October 17th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Johnny Marr & James, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com.  

October 17th through 27th, American Premiere, Atonement, choreographed by Cathy Marsdon, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

October 18th, 7:30 pm, Whitney Cummings: Big Baby, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $37.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com. 

October 18th, 7:30 pm ET, Dane Cook: Fresh New Flavor, Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

October 18th & 19th, 8:00 pm, Lewis Black: Goodbye Yeller Brick Road, The Final Tour, Pabst Theater, 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI. FYI https://www.pabsttheatergroup.com/events/detail/lewis-black-2024

October 19th, 2:00 & 7:30 pm, Nickelodeon, GEA Live, and Senbla present: Avatar: The Last Airbender In Concert.  Cadillac Palace Theater, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $45-$105.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 19th, 6:30 pm ET, Dane Cook: Fresh New Flavor, The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI.  FYI www.spotlightonlake.com.  

October 19th, 7:30 pm, lllinois Philharmonic Orchestra with Kokandy Productions, present Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street IN CONCERT, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

October 19th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Heather McDonald: The Juicy Scoop Experience, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  16 & over.   www.axs.com

October 19th, 7:30 pm, Step Afrika! Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

October 20th, 7:15 pm, Nataly Aukar, The Heath Mainstage,  The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$35.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

October 20th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents The California Honeydrops - Fall in Love Again Tour 2024, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  www.axs.com

October 23rd, 7:30 pm, Jam & Q101 Present Catfish & the Bottlemen - Fall 2024 Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

October 23rd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents RY X: RY X North America Tour 2024, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com 

October 25th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Stephen Kellog's Midlife Crisis Comedy Special Taping, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  18 & over.  FYI www.axs.com 

October 25th, 7:30 pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show with a Live Shadow Cast and Audience Partici...pation, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

October 25th, 7:30 pm ET,  Justin Timberlake - The Forget Tomorrow World Tour, Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI.  Tickets start at $225.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 25th, 8:00 pm, Russell Peters: RELAX World Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $43.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

October 25th & 26th, 6:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents O'Hare Jazz Fest hosted by Marian Meadows, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Rd., Rosemont.  (Two Day Tickets)  FYI (312) 725-0740 or https://www.smoothchicago.com/

October 26th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Cat & Nat: Reckless Abandonment Tour, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com 

October 26th, 7:30 pm, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Auditorium Philms Concert Series.  Films come to life with their iconic scores performed by the Chicago Philharmonic!  Auditorium Theatre, 60 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or https://auditoriumtheatre.org/subscription-packages/auditorium-philms-concert-series/

October 26th, 8:00 pm, Jam Presents David Cross: End of the Beginning of the End | Featuring Special Guest Sean Patten, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago.  18 & over.  www.axs.com

October 26th through February 23rd (2025), Positions: New Landscapes, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

October 27th, 7:30 pm, Justin Timberlake - The Forget Tomorrow World Tour, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago.  Tickets start at $225.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 27th, 7:30 pm, Sammy Rae & The Friends, The Salt Shed Indoors, 1357 N. Elston, Chicago.  Tickets start at $43.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

October 28th & 29th (SOLD OUT), November 1st, 8:00 pm, Sting 3.0 Tour, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $65.  www.ticketmaster.com.  

October 30th, 7:15 pm, Jarlath Regan - Yer Man - The Standup Comedy Show, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$340.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

November 1st, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Adam Ray, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

November 1st, 7:30 pm, Echoes of Pompeii, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $50. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  

November 2nd, 7:00 pm, Dia De los Muertos, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net.

November 2nd, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Alingon Mitra, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

November 2nd, 7:30 pm, The Beat Goes On featuring Lisa McLowry as CHER, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

November 2nd, 7:30 pm ET,  Justin Timberlake - The Forget Tomorrow World Tour, Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton Street W, Grand Rapids, MI.  Tickets start at $225.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

November 3rd, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents Streetlight Manifesto: The Myth of Monsters Tour, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI axs.com.  

November 8th, 7:15 pm, Eugene Mirman, The Heath Mainstage, Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  $25-$45.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com

November 8th, 7:30 pm, Jam & Outback Presents Jessica Kirson, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

November 8th & 9th, 8:00 pm, November 10th, 5:00 pm, Judy Gold, The Big Gay Cabaret Series presented by Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  $55-$65 (Meet & Greet an additional $25).  FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com or www.biggaycabaret.com.

November 9th, 7:00 pm, Marc Normand: Ya Don't Say Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster.com

November 9th through 30th, The Marriage of Figaro, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

November 10th, 3:00 pm, Beethoven, Brahms, and Barton Pine, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst.  Tickets go on sale August 1st.  FYI (630) 941-0202 or www.elmhurstsymphony.org

November 16th through December 1st, Lyric Premiere, Blue, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

November 19th, 8:00 pm, Jam & Collectiv Present Becky Hill - Believe Me Now Tour, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  18 & over. FYI www.axs.com

November 20th, 7:00 ET, Creed - Summer of '99 Tour, Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.  Tickets start at $39.  FYi https://www.ticketmaster.com/creed-are-you-ready-tour-detroit-michigan-1...

November 21st, 7:30 pm, An Evening Conversation with Ina Garten, Auditorium Theater, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $60.  FYI https://auditoriumtheatre.org/events-details/ina-garten/?utm_source=word...

November 22nd & 23rd, Doors open at 7:00 pm, Aaron Lewis, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $49.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

November 23rd, 2:00 & 7:30 pm, November 24th, 2:00 pm, Ruth Page's The Nutcracker, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

December 6th & 7th, 8:00 pm, Bill Maher: The WTF? Tour, CIBC Theater, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  Tickets start at $56.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

December 6th through 28th, Christopher Wheeldon's The Nutcracker, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

December 7th, 3:00 pm, Boheme and Beyond: The Legacy of Puccini, Chicago Opera Theater, Gannon Concert Hall, DePaul University, 2330 N. Halsted Street, Chicago.  Single tickets go on sale July 15th.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org/season/dark

December 7th, 7:30 pm, Love Actually, Auditorium Philms Concert Series.  Films come to life with their iconic scores performed by the Chicago Philharmonic!  Auditorium Theatre, 60 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or https://auditoriumtheatre.org/subscription-packages/auditorium-philms-co...

December 7th through March 9th (2025), Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

December 13th, 7:30 pm, Jam Presents The Dead South: 2024 World Tour | The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

December 14th, 2:00 pm, CHICAGO TAP ALLSTARS “WINTER WONDERLAND” M.A.D.D. Rhythms partners with Chicago Tap Theatre  as the Chicago Tap Allstars, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Chicago.  FYI MADDRhythms.com

December 14th, 7:00 pm, Holiday Pops, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net.

December 20th, 7:15 pm, Michael Kosta, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. , Chicago.  $22-$40.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

December 21st, 7:30 pm, Sharon Owens returns as Babs Streisand: Christmas Show, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  5:30 pm, Pre-show Dinner, Trama Catering & Events. $32.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

December 22nd, 3:00 pm, Straight No Chaser: Top Shelf Tour, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $49.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

December 31st, 8:00 pm, Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton NYE Tribute, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $60. FYI (219) 836-3255 or https://www.theatreatthecenter.com.  6:00 pm, Pre-show Dinner, Trama Catering & Events. $75.  Reservations - 219-836-1930, Ext. 2. 

December 31st, 8:00 pm, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the PTSD-List, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $59. FYI www.ticketmaster.com

Coming in 2025

January 11th, 6:00 pm, January 12th, 3:00 pm, Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

January 19th, 3:00 pm, The Four Seasons,  Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst.  Tickets go on sale August 1st.  FYI (630) 941-0202 or www.elmhurstsymphony.org

January 19th, 7:00 pm, Aerosmith: PEACE OUT The Farewell Tour with The Black Crowes, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago. Tickets start at $125.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.   

January 27th, 7:00 pm, Forever Simon & Garfunkel: A Tribute, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Highland High School Auditorium, 9135 Erie St., Highland.  Series of 5, $60.  Individual concert, $30.  FYI www.lakeshoreconcerts.org.  

February 7th, 7:30 pm, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

**** February 8th, 2:00 & 7:30 pm, The Silhouettes®, America’s premiere shadow-dance company, presents their acclaimed show, “LOVE Happens” The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

**** February 8th, 7:00 pm, Animal Kingdom, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net.

February 8th through 16th, Lyric Premiere, Sondra Radvanovsky in Concert: The Puccini Heroines, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

February 15th, 2:00 & 7:30 pm, DRUMline Live! The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

February 20th through March 2nd, Golden Hour, including The Princess & the Pea by Dani Rowe, Heimat by Cathy Marston, Under the Trees' Voices by Nicholas Blanc & a world premiere by Yuri Possokhov, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

February 27th, 7:00 pm, Window in a Wall featuring Sisters Duo, Tatiana 'Tajci' Cameron & Sanya Mateyas, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Highland High School Auditorium, 9135 Erie St., Highland.  Series of 5, $60.  Individual concert, $30.  FYI www.lakeshoreconcerts.org.  

February 28th, 7:30 pm, March 1st, 2:00 pm, GovState Dance Company presents DREAM, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

March 1st, 7:30 pm, March 2nd, 3:00 pm, Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

March 5th through 9th, Weds - Sat, 7:30 pm, Sat. 1:00 pm, Sun, 3:00 pm, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

March 8th, 7:30 pm, Uptown, The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

March 9th, 3:00 pm, The Sounds of Spring, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net.

March 14th through 23rd, Joffrey Academy of Dance presents Winning Works, Edlis Neeson Theater, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago.  $30.  FYI joffrey.org/winningworks.

March 15th, 7:30 pm, ARTRAGEOUS!® The Electrifying Art & Music Circus! The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  FYI (708) 235-2222 or tickets@govst.edu 

March 15th through April 12th, La Bohème, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

March 16th, 3:00 pm, A Grand Tour, soloist Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, Flute, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst.  Tickets go on sale August 1st.  FYI (630) 941-0202 or www.elmhurstsymphony.org

March 16th, 7:00 pm, Sixtiesmania, Lakeshore Community Concerts, Highland High School Auditorium, 9135 Erie St., Highland.  Series of 5, $60.  Individual concert, $30.  FYI www.lakeshoreconcerts.org.  

March 30th through April 11th, Lyric Premiere, The Listeners, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

April 5th, 7:30 pm, Remedios Varios Para Las Aflicciones Del Cuerpo Y El Espiritu, Chicago Opera Theater, Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. Single tickets go on sale July 15th.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org/season/dark

April 10th through 13th, The Joffrey Ballet and Chicago Symphony Orchestra, includes newly commissioned ballets by choreographers Amy Hall Garner and Nicolas Blanc set to the music of Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson and Darius Milhaud.  Armour Stage, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, Chicago.  FYI  joffrey.org or www.cso.org

April 12th, 7:00 pm, Some Enchanted Evening, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net.

April 12th, 7:30 pm, Parsons Dance, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

April 25th, Lyric Premiere, Rising Stars in Concert, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

May 3rd, 7:30 pm, South Chicago Dance Theatre, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

May 7th, 3:00 pm, Brass Brilliance, Soloist, Pianist Sylvia Wang, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst.  Tickets go on sale August 1st.  FYI (630) 941-0202 or www.elmhurstsymphony.org

May 17th, 7:30 pm, Hiplet Ballerinas, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI https://www.axs.com/auditoriumtheatre

June 3rd & 6th, 7:30 pm, June 8th, 3:00 pm, She Who Dared, Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan Ave., Chicago. Single tickets go on sale July 15th.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org/season/dark

June 5th through 15th, Chicago Premiere, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.