Jason Aldean, who performed in June at the CMA Festival in Tennessee, will headline a concert Aug. 18 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. | AP photo
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Updated: September 18, 2012 6:11AM
Here is a look at upcoming concerts.
Shows include Jason Aldean at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.
The My Kinda Party Tour 2012 featuring Jason Aldean with special guests Luke Bryan and Rachel Farley will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Aug 18 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 614-1616.
Aldean in an Academy of Country Music Vocal Event of the Year and Single of the Year winner who has been breaking venue attendance records across the United States.
His 2012 My Kinda Party Tour sold out many of its shows including Rodeo Houston at Reliant Stadium where he set the record with 74,901 fans and the IZOD Center where he set a new record for a country concert with more than 19,000 fans, breaking Shania Twain’s previous record of 15,749 in 2003.
Aldean’s hits include “Fly Over States” and four consecutive No. 1 singles off the top-selling country album of 2011 and reigning Country Music Association Album of the Year, “My Kinda Party.”
Tickets are $59 and $29.50 plus applicable fees at all Ticketmaster outlets, the venue box office or charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000.
Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 S. Park Ave., Homewood, (708) 798-5600, will host the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will conclude at 7 p.m. Aug 22.
“Summer Music at Ravisloe concludes with the return of the Southland Jazz Ensemble for another great evening of hard-driving swing, intricate Latin grooves, tender ballads and provocative soloing,” officials said.
This concert will take place outdoors, weather permitting, and seating will be provided.
The program and artists are subject to change.
Information: (708) 481-7774, ipomusic.org.
Salt-N-Pepa, Big Daddy Kane and Whodini will take the stage as part of the Old School Hip-Hop Show at 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Country Club Hills Theater, 4116 W. 183rd St.
Tickets are $25 for general-admission pavilion, $45 for general-admission pavilion, $45-$65 for reserved pavilion seats and $65 for VIP seats.
Information: (708) 798-8133, countryclubhillstheater.org.
Joe “Elvis” Tirrito and the Neverly Brothers will perform in this show, which makes the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s untimely passing.
The will take place at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Aug. 18 in 115 Bourbon Street’s big room, 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park.
The cover is $5.
Information: (708) 388-8881, 115bourbonstreet.com.
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ANOTHER HOLE IN THE WALL: 3236 Union Ave., Steger, (708) 392-3034: Aug. 18, DJ St1Tch, of Mushroomhead and others.
BEVERLY ARTS CENTER, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, (773) 445-3838: Aug. 17, Tributosaurus becomes Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
BLARNEY STONE PUB: 15400 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, (708) 535-4800: Aug. 18, All Mixed Up.
BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: Aug. 17 in Rocks Lounge, R-Gang and 2nd Hand Entertainment; Aug. 17-18 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Ear Candy; Aug. 18 in Rocks Lounge, Elwood Splinters Blues Band (early) and JP and the Cats and Bad Influence (late); Aug. 19 in Rocks Lounge, Q-Balls (early) and Rebel Prize (late); Aug. 19 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Smooth Jazz Series with Bryan Lubeck; Wednesdays in It’s Vegas Baby!, karaoke contest; Aug. 23 in Rocks Lounge, Zanes Way; 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.
THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: Aug. 18, Rick & Kevin Duo.
BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: Aug. 17, Bryan Lee with Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames and Dave Herrero; Aug. 18, Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues with Kent Burnside and Jimmy Johnson; Aug. 19, jazz set with Guy King and His Organ Trio and Matthew Skoller; Aug. 20, jam hosted by Brother John; Aug. 21, Harmonica Hinds; Aug. 22, College Night with Dave Specter and the Bluebirds; Aug. 23, Johnny Rawls Revue.
CD&ME: 23320 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 469-7315: Aug. 23, 7th Heaven.
CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: Aug. 17, Mike O’Connell fundraiser; Aug. 18, Sara P’s birthday party; Aug. 23, Ed Anderson.
COOL RIVER DRAUGHT HOUSE & EATERY: 12622 W. 159th St., Homer Glen, (708) 301-8006: Fridays, Near Dark Entertainment presents College Night Rockstar Karaoke.
COUNTRY CLUB HILLS THEATER: 4116 183rd St., (708) 798-2616: Aug. 17, Old School Hip-Hop Show with Salt-N-Pepa, Big Daddy Kane and Whodini.
ED & JOE’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA: 17332 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 532-3051: Aug. 17, Mark Taylor (acoustic folk, rock and roots); Aug. 18, open mike showcase with the York Brothers and others; Aug. 23, open mike with Mike O’Meara.
THE EDGE COFFEE HOUSE & ROASTING COMPANY: 1366 Main St., Crete, (708) 279-7211: Aug. 20, the Happy Family.
FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: Aug. 17, the Astronomer, the Goods and music and film by Beaver Nelson (roots, indie rock); Aug. 18, Billy Prine CD release show with Cannonball (rock); Aug. 18, Bill Vermette CD release party with Kurt Michaels (rock); Aug. 19, Jeff Hedberg & C11 Jazz Orchestra; Aug. 21 in the SideBar, open mike; Aug. 22, Yarn (roots, rock).
FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT’S HARD ROCK CAFE: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich., (866) 494-6371: Aug. 17, Sierra Shame; Aug. 18, Banana Jones; Aug. 19, Gayla Graves; Aug. 23, Midnight Special.
GLENDORA BANQUETS: 102nd Street and Harlem Avenue, Chicago Ridge, (708) 672-3561: Aug. 19, Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz presents Paris Swing with Eddie Harrison. There will be saxophone (Natalie Scharf), trumpet (Doug Scharf), trombone (Bob Skallerup), guitar (Chester Tocha), acoustic bass (Stacy McMichael) and drums (Derek Henderson).
HARRAH’S JOLIET’S STAGE 151: 151 N. Joliet St., (815) 740-7800: Aug. 17, Final Say; Aug. 18, Sundance.
HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive, Joliet, (815) 725-1234: Aug. 18, Windy City Rockers.
HILTON CHICAGO/OAK LAWN’S 95TH STREET BAR & GRILL: 9333 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Lawn, (708) 425-7800: Aug. 17, Afterglow.
HOLLYWOOD CASINO JOLIET’S HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: Aug. 17, Person to Person; Aug. 18, Justin James and Second Nature.
J.J. KELLEY’S RESTAURANT & PUB: 2455 Bernice Road, Lansing, (708) 474-9977: Aug. 18, Tomorrow Has Arrived and Proletariat; 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: Aug. 17, Sorry for Partying; Aug. 18, Dario Radio’s Dueling Pianos; Mondays, Karaoke Jim; Thursdays, DJ delaChapelle.
LIMESTONE CITY GRILL & LOUNGE: 13415 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, (708) 371-9000: Aug. 17, Groove Dynasty; Aug. 18, Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee; Tuesdays and Thursdays, live music on the patio (weather permitting); Aug. 22, Charles and Company.
THE LINGER MARTINI BAR: 4142 W. 167th St., Oak Forest, (708) 960-0481: Fridays, Greek Night featuring a different disc jockey each time; Aug. 18, Nightwind Band (jazz fusion); Sundays, the Sunday Experience featuring DJ Hi-Speed.
LITTLE JOE’S: 1300 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, (815) 463-1099: Aug. 19, Nino Folino; Tuesdays, Piano Styles by Joe.
MOJOE’S: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: Aug. 17 (all ages), Dissona with Oceanwalker, Vultress, Scars of Armageddon, Abscissor and Manslaughter Charges; Aug. 18, Blackened (Metallica tribute) with Check My Brian and Fist-a-gon (Rage Against the Machine tribute); Aug. 19, Quietdrive with Squid the Whale, Still Searching, Left to Write, Ship Captain Crew, Red Light Compliance and Half the Battle; Aug. 20 (all ages), the Classic Crime with the Prelude, Buying Trouble and No Less Than Three.; Aug. 22 (all ages), Our Last Night with Casino Madrid, For All I Am, Adestria, Obstacles, Tides Will Turn and Hollow Eyes.
MOKENA DOWNTOWN MERCHANT ASSOCIATION’S FARMERS MARKET: On Front Street, (708) 479-2706: Aug. 18, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing.
115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: Aug. 17, Hey Jimmy (front stage); Aug. 18, Stache (front stage) and Joe “Elvis” Tirrito and the Neverly Brothers (both in the big room); Aug. 23, Mike and Joe (big room).
191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: Aug. 17, Beach Bum Band; Aug. 18, iPop; Tuesdays-Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays, disc jockey.
PAPA JOE’S: 14459 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, (708) 403-9099: Aug. 14, Afterglow with two-for-one pasta dining specials; Aug. 16, Afterglow with half-priced martini specials.
RIVERS CASINO’S CUBE: 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, (888) 307-0777: Aug. 17, 28 Days (variety); Aug. 19, Lucky Star Karaoke Contest; Aug. 21, Second Time Around (classic rock); Aug. 22, Wedding Banned (1980s, 1990s and beyond); Aug. 23, Hi Infidelity (1980s rock); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.
ROKWELZ BAR MEETS GRILL: 11265 W. 159th St., Orland Park, (708) 226-0042: Aug. 17, B4 and After (musical influences before the Beatles and tunes from each band member’s solo careers after the Beatles); Aug. 18, Anything Goes.
TAZZA ITALIAN RISTORANTE: 14065 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen, (708) 645-0485: Aug. 18, Tazza Street Dance featuring Highlife.
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: Aug. 19, Frank Rossi with his keyboard, accordion and singing featuring requests and sing-alongs.
WILLIAM ALEXANDER WINE STUDIO: 900 S. State St., Lockport, (815) 834-9463: Aug. 17, Chris Heroldt and Company; Aug. 18, Bob Abrams (formerly of the Buckinghams); Aug. 19, Sunday Sessions (open mike and jam).
ZANTE LOUNGE: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 364-0100: Aug. 17, Black Cadillac.
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