Playing Live for July 27, 2012
July 25, 2012 3:44PM
Mint Condition features (from left) Lawrence El, Stokley Williams, Ricky Kinchen, Jeffrey Allen and Homer O'Dell. The rhythm-and-blues band, which has toured with Prince, will perform on July 28 at Country Club Hills Theater.
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- Edens Edge on the road to success
- An incomplete Katy Perry in ‘Part of Me’
- Broadway at Rialto tickets on sale
- Black Ensemble Theater spotlights Marvin Gaye’s music, complex life
- Alison Krauss, Indigo Girls, Shatner top Paramount’s new season
- Joliet’s outdoor concerts return for 38th year
- Summer concert preview: Hot, hot, hot
- More Southland festivals for 2012
- Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s Summer Music at Ravisloe series
- Bristol Renaissance Faire celebrates 25th anniversary
- Oak Lawn concert series strikes a chord
- Toyota Park’s 2012 schedule
- Country Club Hills Theater’s 2012 concert season
- First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre’s 2012 season
- The Ravinia Festival 2012 schedule
- 2012 Lollapalooza lineup
- Crowd Pleasers for July 27, 2012
Updated: August 28, 2012 6:10AM
Here is a look at upcoming concerts.
Gigs include Mint Condition and the Temptations in separate shows at Country Club Hills Theater and the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Music in the Park concert series.
Country Club Hills Theater
The 2012 season at Country Club Hills Theater, 4116 W. 183rd St., continues with a weekend double-header.
At 7:30 p.m. July 28, Mint Condition, Avant and K’Jon will perform.
Tickets are $55 for VIP seats, $35-$55 for reserved pavilion, $35 for general-admission lawn and $25 for general-admission pavilion.
At 5:30 p.m. July 29, Family Evening with the Temptations will take place.
Tickets are $45 for VIP seats, $25-$45 for reserved pavilion, $25 for general-admission lawn and $15 for general-admission pavilion.
Prices do not include service or handling fees.
Information: (708) 798-8133, countryclubhillstheater.org.
H-F Park District
The Music in the Park concert series continues at the Marie Irwin band shell at Irwin Park, Ridge Road and Highland Avenue, Homewood, with several acts including the Regional Teen Battle of the Bands at 6 p.m. July 27.
The H-F Community Band will perform at 6:15 p.m. Aug. 2, and the H-F Marching Band also will perform on Aug. 2.
Admission is free for these events presented by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.
Food and beverages will be available from vendors throughout the series., and all Music in the Park events are smoke-free.
Information: (708) 957-0300, hfparks.com.
MORE PLAYING LIVE
ALL ABOUT MUSIC & CHILDREN’S THEATRE: 19108 Wolf Road, Mokena, 479-0440: July 28, AllAboutMusicPalooza featuring students from rock band camp, music theater camp, glee group and lesson students. There also will be a fun fair, games and refreshments. Donations will be collected for troops overseas. This is an outdoor concert under a large tent, so attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
BAILEY’S BAR & GRILL: 17731 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 429-7955: July 27, Ground Control; July 28, Billy’s Boys.
BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: July 27 in Rocks Lounge, the Muddsharks and 80’s Enough; July 27 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Shy Violet; July 28 in Stardust Event Center, Kellie Pickler; July 28 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Dick Diamond and the Dusters; July 29 in Rocks Lounge, I-57 South Band (early) and Kim Thomas & Wildcard and April’s Reign (late); July 29 in Rocks Lounge, City Lights (early) and Hoosier Highway (late); Wednesdays in It’s Vegas Baby!, karaoke contest; Aug. 2 in Rocks Lounge, Night Shift Band; 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); Sundays, Sunday Fundays in the beer garden with the Boothy Collins Band; Tuesdays, Bean Bags & Acoustic Jams in the beer garden; Aug. 2, Backyardpalooza jam with Jeff Massey.
THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: July 28, Bear and Jake (acoustic).
BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: July 27, Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials with Mike Dangeroux and Eric Noden; July 28, Eric Davis with Corey Dennison and Jimmy Johnson; July 29, the Cash Box Kings; July 30, jam hosted by Brother John; July 31, O.C. Anderson and the Drop It Like Its Hot Band; Aug. 1, Buddy’s Birthday Bash with Toronzo Cannon and the Cannonball Express; Aug. 2, Chicago R&B Kings.
CD&ME: 23320 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 469-7315: Aug. 2, Too White Crew.
CHICAGO GAELIC PARK’S THE CARRAIG PUB: 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-9323: July 27, John Dillon; July 28, John Kivlehan and Sean O’Donnell; Aug. 1, monthly musical luncheon with John Dillon.
CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: July 27, the Colonel’s Brigade; July 28, Strange Evolution; Aug. 2, Matt Biskie (acoustic).
ED & JOE’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA: 17332 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 532-3051: July 27, Rockin’ Johnny Band (blues with a full band); July 28, Kingsnakes (blues with a full band); Aug. 2, open mike with John Perovich.
FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: July 27, Rosie Ledet & The Zydeco Playboys with the Cajun Aces; July 27 in the SideBar, Cannonball (rock); July 29, Southland Jazz Ensemble; July 31 in the SideBar, open mike (variety); Aug. 2, Chicago Singer Spotlight (variety).
FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT’S HARD ROCK CAFE: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich., (866) 494-6371: July 27, No Duh; July 29, Brena; July 29, Triple Dose.
FRANKIE’S RISTORANTE: 9399 171st St., Tinley Park, (708) 226-6996: Aug. 1, Frank Rossi (jazz standards for listening and dancing, with Rossi also strolling to the tables with his accordion).
HARRAH’S JOLIET’S STAGE 151: 151 N. Joliet St., (815) 740-7800: July 27, Slippery When Wet; July 28, Simple Remedy.
HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive, Joliet, (815) 725-1234: July 27, Bandaroke (rock, jazz, blues, country, punk and more with the chance for the audience to sing, play or dance live on stage with the band); July 28, NoJo (classic music from the past along with songs from newer artists; music styles include pop, Motown, rhythm and blues, rock and jazz).
HILTON CHICAGO/OAK LAWN’S 95TH STREET BAR & GRILL: 9333 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Lawn, (708) 425-7800: July 27-28, Afterglow.
HOLLYWOOD CASINO JOLIET’S HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: July 27, Hillbilly Rockstarz; July 28, Destination Unknown and Jason & the Haymakers.
HORSESHOE HAMMOND’S THE VENUE: 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, Ind., (800) 745-3000: July 27, Weezer; Aug. 2, Boston.
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: July 27, Rockstar Rodeo; July 28, Hit Parade; Thursdays, DJ delaChapelle.
LIMESTONE CITY GRILL & LOUNGE: 13415 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, (708) 371-9000: July 27, Groove Dynasty; July 28, Charles and Company; Aug. 1, Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee; 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; July 28, Randy Johnson & Expressions (rhythm and blues); Sundays, the Sunday Experience featuring DJ Hi-Speed.
LITTLE JOE’S: 1300 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, (815) 463-1099: Tuesdays, Piano Styles by Joe.
MOJOE’S: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: July 27, Od Jo with Shelter Line (Rage Against the Machine tribute) and Nightfall Radio; July 29 (18 and older); Nonpoint with Call Me No One (members of Sevendust), the Action Blast, Crash Course and Lights Out Vegas; July 31 (all ages), Slaughter Survivors Tour with Pathology, Enfold Darkness, Fallujah, Fit for an Autopsy, Aegaeon, Epitasis and Crown the Serpent; Aug. 2, Filter with Menuw, 3 Years Hollow, Hey Leroy and Black4.
MOKENA DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS: Front Street and Wolf Road, Mokena, (708) 479-9631: July 28, Frank Rossi.
115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: July 27, UFC Band (front stage); July 28, Platinum (front stage); Aug. 2, Dick Diamond & The Dusters (big room).
191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: July 27, Hooked on Sonics; July 28, Big Wig Mechanic CD release party; July 31, karaoke.
PAPA JOE’S: 14459 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, (708) 403-9099: July 31, Afterglow with two-for-one pasta dining specials.
RIVERS CASINO’S CUBE: 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, (888) 307-0777: July 27, Too White Crew (hip-hop); July 31, Tony Ocean (Rat Pack music); Aug. 1, American English (Beatles music); Aug. 2, Mike & Joe (1990s and current music); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.
STAR PLAZA THEATRE: 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Ind., (800) 745-3000: July 29, Mindless Behavior.
TAZZA ITALIAN RISTORANTE: 14065 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen, (708) 645-0485: July 28, Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee (dancing music).
TOMMY NEVIN’S PUB: 9680 Lincolnway Lane, Frankfort, (815) 464-1000: July 28, Dana Lynn & The Dirty Creeps; Aug. 1, open mike.
THE TRIBES ALEHOUSE & GRILL: 11220 W. Lincoln Highway, Mokena, (815) 464-0248: Mondays, open bluegrass jam; Wednesdays, open mike with John Condron.
VITO & NICKS II: 7020 183rd St., Tinley Park, (708) 532-8486: July 29, Frank Rossi with his keyboard, accordion and singing featuring requests and sing-alongs.
WILLOW SPRINGS VILLAGE CENTER GROUNDS: 1 Village Circle, Willow Springs, (708) 467-3700: Aug. 2, Willow Springs Benefit Car Show with the Neverly Brothers.
ZANTE LOUNGE: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 364-0100: July 27, SunFallen.
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