Get Up and Go! for Oct. 18, 2013
October 18, 2013 8:15AM
Updated: November 19, 2013 6:23AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Oct. 18.
Suggestions include Oak Forest and Chicago’s Beverly community.
ECHOES OF ERIN: Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, hosts the Comhaltas Concert Tour of North America 2013, which is billed as a colorful and exciting show of Irish traditional music, song, dance and humor. The tour is sponsored by Tourism Ireland. Doors are at 7 p.m., with the concert set for 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the front office or (708) 687-9323. Information: chicagogaelicpark.org.
WOMEN SING THE BLUES: Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, presents this 8 p.m. show featuring Delmark Records recording artist Shirley Johnson, Tony Award-nominated vocalist Felicia Fields from Blue Island and international touring blues vocalist and lead guitarist Kate Moss. They will be backed by the Smiley Tillmon Band, which features Grammy Award-winning guitarist Billy Flynn, Black Crowes alum John Kattke on keyboards, David Sims on drums, Tom Rezetko on bass and the namesake blues legend on guitar. Tickets are $18, or $16 for center members. Information: (773) 445-3838 or beverlyartcenter.org.