Playing Live for June 29, 2012
June 27, 2012 4:00PM
Gary Allan will headline Country Throwdown on June 30 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview.
Kingsford will present this all-ages show at 3:30 p.m. (2 p.m. doors) June 30 at Toyota Park, 7000 S. Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview. Tailgating will begin at 11 a.m.
The concert package will include Gary Allan (pictured), Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson, Sunny Sweeney, Eric Paslay, Florida Georgia Line and Maggie Rose.
The show also will
feature Bluebird Cafe artists Channing Wilson, Rose Falcon and Carly Pearce.
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Updated: July 30, 2012 6:09AM
Here is a look at gigs on the way to the area.
Concerts include Country Throwdown at Toyota Park and Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
ANOTHER HOLE IN THE WALL: 3236 Union Ave., Steger, (708) 392-3034: June 29, Lazarus A.D., Abaddon and Central Disorder; July 1, Idols, To the Wind and others.
BAILEY’S BAR & GRILL: 17731 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 429-7955: June 30, Jay Walker.
BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: June 29 in Rocks Lounge, 2 Trailers Down, Tonal Attitude and Foot 5; June 29 in It’s Vegas Baby!, the Hype Syndicate; June 30 in Rocks Lounge, Middle of the Road (early) and Visions of Santana and Slippery When Wet (late); June 30 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Boys are Mean; July 1 in Rocks Lounge, Me and the Boys (early) and Smokin’ Gunz (late); July 3 in Rocks Lounge, the HZ Band; July 4 in Rocks Lounge, Brian Lavender & Whiskey Bent (early), Jim Bulanda and Kim Thomas & Wildcard (late); Wednesdays in It’s Vegas Baby!, Karaoke Wednesdays; July 5 in Rocks Lounge, Deja Vu; Thursdays in It’s Vegas Baby!, live video disc jockey.
BOTTOMS UP BAR & GRILL: 1696 Thornton-Lansing Road, Lansing, (708) 418-3877: Fridays, Freaky Friday Beer Garden Party with Jeremy (acoustic music, open mike and a disc jockey); June 30, Caribbean Party with Triple Dose featuring Keith Jackson; Sundays, Sunday Fundays in the beer garden with the Boothy Collins Band; Tuesdays, Bean Bags & Acoustic Jams in the beer garden; Thursdays, Thirsty Thursday Jam with jam hosted by Jeremy and the House Band.
THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: June 30, Mark Taylor.
BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: June 29, Michael Coleman, Zora Young and Linsey Alexander; June 30, Eddy Clearwater, Fernando Jones and Jimmy Burns.
CD&ME: 23320 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 469-7315: July 5, Rendition.
CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: June 29, the Paige DeChausse Band; June 30, the Steepwater Band; July 5, Matt Biskie (acoustic).
COOL RIVER DRAUGHT HOUSE & EATERY: 12622 W. 159th St., Homer Glen, (708) 301-8006: Fridays, Near Dark Entertainment presents College Night Rockstar Karaoke; Mondays, Metal Mondays with DJ Eric Nilsen playing the best in new and classic hard rock and metal as well as taking song requests.
ED & JOE’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA: 17332 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 532-3051: June 29, Ronn Barany (fingerstyle guitar playing roots rock, folk rock, blues and soul traditional); June 30, Clean Slate (acoustic and electric four-piece playing 1960s and ‘70s rock); July 5, open mike with John Perovich.
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: 12725 Bell Road, Lemont, (815) 773-4159 (Southwest Community Concert Band): June 29, Southwest Community Concert Band’s Summer Band Camp finale concert.
FIRST MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATRE: 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, (800) 745-3000 (tickets): June 30, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band.
FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: June 29-July 1 and July 3, FitzGerald’s 32nd annual American Musical Festival on three stages: the tent, the club and the SideBar.
FOX’S ON WOLF: 11247 W. 187th St., Mokena, (708) 478-8888: June 29-30, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing.
FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT’S STAGE BAR: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich., (866) 494-6371: June 29-30, CP2 (dance music),
HARRAH JOLIET’S STAGE 151: 151 N. Joliet St., (815) 740-7800: June 29, Sugar High; June 30, Timing’s Everything.
HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive, Joliet, (815) 725-1234: June 29, Bandaroke (rock, jazz, blues, country, punk, etc., with the audience invited to sing, play or dance live on stage with the band); June 30, Shindig (1960s tribute featuring songs by Sonny & Cher, the Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, Linda Ronstadt and the Beatles).
HILTON CHICAGO/OAK LAWN’S 95TH STREET BAR & GRILL: 9333 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Lawn, (708) 425-7800: June 29, Afterglow.
HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: Hollywood Casino Joliet, 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: June 29, Red Hot Riot; June 30, Dick Diamond; July 5, Classical Blast.
J.J. KELLEY’S RESTAURANT & PUB: 2455 Bernice Road, Lansing, (708) 474-9977: Tuesdays, karaoke with Chris; Thursdays, open mike with Cody and friends.
J.W. HOLLSTEIN’S SALOON: 17358 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 429-7000: June 29, Nick Lynch & Silversmoke; June 30, the Hat Guys.
LIMESTONE CITY GRILL & LOUNGE: 13415 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, (708) 371-9000: Tuesdays and Thursdays, live music on the patio (weather permitting).
THE LINGER MARTINI BAR: 4142 W. 167th St., Oak Forest, (708) 960-0481: Fridays, In the Rotation Friday featuring a different disc jockey each time; June 30, HG Soul & The 9th Hour Band (neo soul); Sundays, the Sunday Experience featuring DJ Hi-Speed; Mondays, karaoke with Lady Red.
LITTLE JOE’S: 1300 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, (815) 463-1099: June 29, Mr. & Mrs. “O”; Tuesdays, Piano Styles by Joe.
MOJOE’S: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: June 29 (all ages), Dizzy Wright with Irv Da Phenom, Que Billah, Sicc N Intrekit, Deem, Trilogy Mafia, Haze/UG, Prophecy, Skeez & I.O.E., Bipolar Chris and Lightman McCloud; July 1 (all ages), Scream the Prayer with Demon Hunter, Emery, Sleeping Giant, MyChildren MyBride, Close Your Eyes, Hundredth, the Great Commission, Gideon, A Bullet for Pretty Boy and Your Memorial; Mondays in the Red Room, Monday Madness with live disc jockeys; July 3 (all ages), Twenty One Pilots & Makeshift Prodigy with Goldhouse (Breathe Electric), Smile Sweetheart and Mechanical Kids.
115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: June 29, Non Jovi (front stage); June 30, Sugar High (front stage); July 5, Maggie Speaks (big room).
191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: June 29, Poisen’d Crue; June 30, Robbie Diezal & Renegade; July 3, karaoke.
RIVERS CASINO’S CUBE: 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, (888) 307-0777: June 29, Maggie Speaks (variety); July 3, Bandoleros (sounds of the Caribbean and Mediterranean); July 4, Hello Nuvo (variety); July 5, Mike & Joe (1990s and current music); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.
THE TRIBES ALEHOUSE & GRILL: 11220 W. Lincoln Highway, Mokena, (815) 464-0248: Mondays, open bluegrass jam; Wednesdays, open mike with John Condron.
ZANTE LOUNGE: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 364-0100: June 29, Slippery When Wet (tribute to Bon Jovi and the hair bands of the 1980s).
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