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Valentine's Day isn't just about chocolates. Metro Jazz Voices will perform Feb. 5 Freedom Hall Park Forest get people inspirit

Valentine's Day isn't just about chocolates. Metro Jazz Voices will perform Feb. 5 at Freedom Hall in Park Forest to get people into the spirit of Valentine's Day. | File photo

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Updated: February 1, 2013 2:42AM



Here is a look at upcoming concerts.

Events include Metro Jazz Voices performing “Four-part Harmony, Love Songs for Valentines” at Freedom Hall in Park Forest.

BAILEY’S: 17731 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 429-7955: Feb. 2, Gen X.

BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: Feb. 1 in Rocks Lounge, the Associates and the Outer Vibe; Feb. 1-2 in It’s Vegas Baby!, the Naked Karate Girls; Feb. 2 in Rocks Lounge, Jim Bulanda (early) and Jamrose and BBI (late); Wednesdays in It’s Vegas Baby!, Karaoke Wednesdays.

BOTTOMS UP BAR & GRILL: 1696 Thornton-Lansing Road, Lansing, (708) 418-3877: Fridays, My Kinda Friday with Jeremy & The Stoney Island Band; Feb. 2, the Hype; Thursdays, Thirsty Thursday Jam with Jeremy & The Stoney Island Band featuring Chris Karp and Danny Rantin Mcnantin.

THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: Feb. 2, the Pack Rats; Feb. 7, Rick & Kevin Duo.

BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: Feb. 1, Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials with Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames and Dave Herrero; Feb. 2, Ana Popovic with Liz Mandeville; Feb. 3, Sunday Night Jazz Party (early) and Toronzo Cannon and the Cannonball Express (late); Feb. 4, jam hosted by Brother John; Feb. 5, Joanna Connor; Feb. 6, Reverend Raven and the Chainsmoking Altar Boys; Feb. 7, Dave Specter and the Bluebirds.

CD&ME: 23320 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 469-7315: Feb. 1, Laugh the Night Away series with comedians Dobie Maxwell and Mike Preston and music by the Weeds.

CHICAGO GAELIC PARK’S THE CARRAIG PUB: 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-9323: Feb. 1, Nick Gonzales with Brian Thoma; Feb. 2, Billy O’Donoghue; Thursdays, Irish Music Session.

CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: Feb. 1, Chris Corkery; Feb. 7, the Paige DeChausse Duo.

CIVIC OPERA HOUSE: 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, (312) 827-5657: Through March 28, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents “La Boheme.”

COOL RIVER DRAUGHT HOUSE & EATERY: 12622 W. 159th St., Homer Glen, (708) 301-8006: Fridays, Near Dark Entertainment presents College Night Rockstar Karaoke; Feb. 7, Showcase Jam & Open Mic.

ED & JOE’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA: 17332 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 532-3051: Feb. 1, Jay Stanek (solo acoustic folk, rock); Feb. 2, Moco Magana (Nick Gonzalez and friends); Feb. 7, open mike with John Perovich.

FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: Feb. 1-2, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana (zydeco); Tuesdays in the SideBar, open mike; Feb. 6, the SideBar Sessions with the New Standard Quartet (acoustic jazz in a new weekly series); Feb. 7, James McCandless and Ron Lazzeretti (Chicago songwriters in the tradition of Steve Goodman, John Prine and Bonnie Koloc).

FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT’S HARD ROCK CAFE: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich., (866) 494-6371: Feb. 1, DJ Jimmy Beats; Feb. 2, the Neverly Brothers; Feb. 7, Mike Struwin.

FOX’S PIZZA ON WOLF: 11247 W. 187th St., Mokena, (708) 478-8888: Feb. 1-2, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing.

FRANKIE’S ITALIAN RISTORANTE: 9501 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, (708) 226-6996: Feb. 6, Frank Rossi Duo with Rossi on keyboard and accordion and Tim Skorupa as the singing drummer (dinner and dancing music on a night when there are two-for-one pasta specials).

FREEDOM HALL’S NATHAN MANILOW THEATRE: 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest, (708) 747-0580: Feb. 5, the Matinee and Senior Theatre series presents Metro Jazz Voices performing “Four-part Harmony, Love Songs for Valentines. “Detroit-based Metro Jazz Voices delivers a program of classic standards and love songs from the Great American Songbook to get you in the spirit of Valentine’s Day,” officials said. Tickets are $10.

HARRAH’S JOLIET’S STAGE 151: 151 N. Joliet St., (815) 740-7800: Feb. 1, Dot Dot Dot; Feb. 2, Split Decision.

HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive, Joliet, (815) 725-1234: Feb. 2, Life After Funk (new to Heroes).

HOLLYWOOD CASINO JOLIET’S HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: Feb. 1, RockStar Rodeo (country, rock, Southern rock); Feb. 2, Brass Buckle Band (country, Southern rock, classic rock).

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: Feb. 1, Soda Jerks; Feb. 2, Johnny & Coax.

THE LINGER MARTINI BAR: 4142 W. 167th St., Oak Forest, (708) 960-0481: Fridays, Greek Night & DJ Jam including DJ Nehpets, DJ Eddie, DJ Bam and guest disc jockeys; Feb. 2, HG Soul & The 9th Hour Band (neo soul); Feb. 3 (early), Julia Huff (jazz); Sundays, the DJ Hi-Speed Experience featuring DJ Antyon.

LITTLE JOE’S: 1300 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, (815) 463-1099: Every other Tuesday, Piano Styles by Joe.

MCDONALD’S: 2400 W. Lincoln Highway, Olympia Fields, (708) 747-8175: Feb. 2, Frank Rossi’s open mike at the Rock-n-Roll McDonald’s.

MOJOE’S: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: Feb. 2, Dada with Jerard, Finck and 7Horse; Feb. 3 (all ages), Emmure and Whitechapel with Unearth, the Plot in You and Obey the Brave; Feb. 6 (all ages), For Today with Memphis May Fire, the Word Alive, Upon a Burning Body and Gideon; Feb. 7 (all ages), the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus with Broadway, the Action Blast, Imperials Sons, Ockam’s Razor and Savior Self.

115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: Feb. 1, Loop Rockers and Hillbilly Rockstarz; Feb. 2, Hey Jimmy and Infinity; Wednesdays, open jam; Feb. 7, Mike and Joe.

191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: Feb. 1, the Hat Guys; Feb. 2, Slippery When Wet; Wednesdays, karaoke; Feb. 7, Ladies Night with DJ Tony D.

PAPA JOE’S: 14459 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, (708) 403-9099: Tuesdays (two-for-one pasta specials) and Thursdays (half-priced martini specials), Afterglow.

RIVERS CASINO’S CUBE: 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, (888) 307-0777: Feb. 5, Smokin’ Gunz (country); Feb. 6, Wedding Banned (1980s, 1990s and beyond); Feb. 7, Hairbangers Ball (1980s, 1990s and beyond); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.

THE STATION: 151 N. Glenwood Ave., Glenwood, (708) 758-6110: Feb. 6, Little Johnny.

TOMMY NEVIN’S PUB: 9680 Lincolnway Lane, Frankfort, (815) 464-1000: Wednesdays, open mike with Joe Garrison.

TRIBES ALEHOUSE & GRILL: 11220 W. Lincoln Highway, Mokena, (815) 464-0248: Wednesdays, acoustic open mike with John Condron.

ZANTE LOUNGE: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 364-0100: Feb. 1, Maggie Speaks.

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