Toby Keith will perform Sept. 2 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.
Updated: October 1, 2012 5:12PM
Here is a look at events with tickets already on sale or going on sale soon.
Events include Toby Keith at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.
FIRST MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATRE
19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, (800) 745-3000, livenation.com.
◆ Toby Keith: Live in Overdrive Tour with Brantley Gilbert and Thomas Rhett at 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets for the Ford F-Series, concert are $24.25 for general-admission lawn, $32.50-$75 for second-pavilion seating, $75-$89 for first-pavilion seating and $89 for general-admission, standing-room-only pit.
From his first No. 1 smash “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” to his country album chart-topper “Clancy’s Tavern,” Keith has been one of the most consistent self-directed hit makers of his era, according to Country Music Television.
His albums have sold more than 36 million copies, ranking him among the top-selling all-genre artists on Billboard’s top 200 Artists of the Decade.
Keith is also Billboard’s No. 1 Artist of the Decade and No. 1 Country Songwriter of the Decade.
He’s in his 19th consecutive year having had a No. 1 single every year since his first release.
This latest collection’s lead single, “Made In America,” topped the charts as one of the fastest-rising songs in a long line of chart burners from Keith’s pen.
The second hit, “Red Solo Cup,” became the most remarkable and commercially successful country single in recent memory with a viral video with more than 15 million views while topping the top downloaded country songs, CMT officials said.
Other singles from “Clancy’s Tavern” have included “Beers Ago” and “I Like Girls That Drink Beer.”
MORE TICKET LINE
1375 W. Lake St., Chicago, (312) 666-6775, bottomlounge.com
◆ The Scissors, Adora, State and Madison and Glendenning at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. doors) Sept. 28. Tickets are $10 in advance or $13 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
◆ Further Seems Forever at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m.) Oct. 24. Tickets are $23 in advance or $26 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
◆ The Asteroids Galaxy Tour at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Nov. 4. Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
◆ Andrew Jackson Jihad and Future of the Left at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. doors) Nov. 5. Tickets are $13 in advance or $15 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
◆ Passafire at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. doors) Nov. 17. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 on show day for the all-ages gig. Already on sale.
◆ Motionless in White, Chelsea Grin, Stick to Your Guns, Crown the Empire and Upon This Dawning at 5:30 p.m. (5 p.m. doors) Dec. 13. Tickets are $16 advance or $18 on show day for the all-ages gig. Already on sale.
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, (773) 489-3160, doubledoor.com
All shows are 21-and-older.
Tickets for these shows will go on sale at noon Sept. 1 at TicketFly.com.
◆ The Wemmer at 8:30 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Sept. 18. Tickets are $5.
◆ Soul Summit presents a dance party with Soul Summit disc jockeys Dave Mata, Sloppy White and Duke Grip and DJs Ann Arbor Soul Club at 9 p.m. Sept. 22. Admission is free.
◆ Akasha presents Simmer Down Sunday with resident disc jockeys the Graduate, of Illuminati Congo, and Rad Brian, of Impala Sound and Movies by Odd Obsession at 9 p.m. Sept. 30. Admission is free.
◆ Rivals of the Peacemaker, Swear and Shake and Kevin Tihista’s Red Terror at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. doors) Oct. 2. Tickets are $8.
◆ Jonny Rumble, Adam Ashbach, the Bottom Dollars, Mobley and the Flips at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 9). Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 on show day.
◆ Island One Productions presents the Samples and Beautiful Collision at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m.) Oct. 12. Tickets are $25 (or $20 for the first 100 purchasers), $75 for VIP (includes samples, T-shirt and signed flyer).
◆ The Addies, Kid Canaveral, the Uglies and Tree at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m.) Oct. 14. Tickets are $5.
◆ Kids & Explosions, the Handcuffs, the Melismatics, Rococode and Tomorrow the Moon at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m.) Oct. 17. Tickets are $7.
◆ Mucca Pazza at 9 p.m. (8 p.m.) Oct. 31. Tickets are $15.
◆ VHS or Beta at 9:30 p.m. (8:30 p.m.) doors Nov. 3. Tickets are $12 in advance or $14 on show day.
◆ Soul Summit presents the Menahan Street Band with Soul Summit disc jockeys Dave Mata, Sloppy White and Duke Grip at 9 p.m. Nov. 16. Tickets are $10.
◆ Art + Science presents Art + Soul with Scott Lucas & The Married Men and Purple Apple at 7 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets are $125 for VIP Styline Lounge in advance or $150 after 9:30 p.m. on show day or $50 for general admission in advance or $75 after 9:30 p.m. on show day.
HOUSE OF BLUES CHICAGO
329 N. Dearborn St., (312) 923-2000, hob.com/chicago
All shows are general admission.
◆ 90’s Party Night featuring From Chaos (311 tribute), Our Name Is Jonas (Weezer tribute), Don’t Speak (No Doubt tribute) and Aneurysm (Nirvana tribute) at 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
◆ Robert Glasper at 8 p.m. Sept. 27. Tickets are $25 for early birds, $30 in advance or $35 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
◆ Falling in Reverse with Enter Shikari, I See Stars and Letlive at 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Tickets are $19.50 in advance or $22 on show day for the all-ages gig. On sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 31.
◆ Conspirator with Cinnamon Chaser, Boombox and Abakus at 11 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.
3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, (773) 494-9494, martyrslive.com
◆ Jimmy Herring Band and Nick & the Ovorols at 9 p.m. Aug. 31. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on show day.
◆ Train Company, Daphne Willis, Leslie Hunt and American Opera at 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets are $10.
◆ Michael Oldham and Alexa Dexa at 8 p.m. Sept. 11. Tickets are $7.
◆ Fresh Hops, Brown Bag, Catfish & the Dogstars, Joe Marcinek and Scott Larson at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Tickets are $7.
◆ Gram International featuring Majors Junction, Hoyle Bros Trio, Northern Magnolia, Ernie Hendrickson, Lawless Brothers, Donna Frost and Rivals of the Peacemakers at 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Tickets are $10.
◆ Torch Singer, Anna Soltys and the Familiar, and Fletcher at 8 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets are $7.
◆ Wayne Krantz with Keith Carlock (drums) and Nate Wood (bass), and Spare Parts at 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Tickets are $20.
◆ Heisenberg Uncertainty Players and Great Postmodern Nightmare at 8 p.m. Oct. 16. Tickets are $7.
◆ Afrozep vs. Houses of the Holy, the Drastics vs. MJ and Land of Sunshine vs. Faith No More at 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets are $10.
◆ Trace Bundy at 7 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 on show day for this all-ages gig.