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P!nk will perform March 9 United Center Chicago.  |  AP file photo

P!nk will perform on March 9 at the United Center in Chicago. | AP file photo

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Updated: October 29, 2012 6:25AM



Here is a look at events with tickets already on sale or going on sale soon.

Gigs include the Truth About Love Tour featuring P!nk at the United Center.

ACE BAR

1505 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, (312) 970-1505, theacebarchicago.com

Hannah Georgas at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. doors) Nov. 9. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 on show day. On sale at noon Sept. 29.

BOTTOM LOUNGE

1375 W. Lake St., Chicago, (312) 666-6775, bottomlounge.com

Tickets for these shows are already available.

◆ WXRT-FM (93.1) welcomes Bud Light Free Sample with Delta Rae on Oct. 4

Anomalys on Oct. 4 Upstairs at Bottom Loung.

CITY WINERY CHICAGO

1200 W. Randolph St., (312) 733-9463, citywinery.com

◆ An Evening with Poi Dog Pondering at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-27 (two performances). Tickets are $75 (including an autographed show poster, preferred seating and a glass of champagne), $35 or $25.

Paula Cole with singer-guitarist Dylan Rice with Polish jazz chanteuse Grazyna Auguscik at 8 p.m. Oct. 13.

THE CUBBY BEAR

1059 W. Addison St., Chicago, (773) 327-1662, cubbybear.com

◆ Hard rockin’ hometown alternative band Janus at 9 p.m. (8:30 p.m. doors) Nov. 23 with special guests to be announced. General-admission tickets are $10 for the 21-and-older show. Already on sale at the box office or ticketweb.com.

DOUBLE DOOR

1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, (773) 489-3160, doubledoor.com

All shows are for ages 21 and older

Tickets will go on sale at noon Sept. 29 at Ticketfly.com or (877) 435-9849.

Gramps The Vamp, J.R. Miller Project and Chester Brown at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Oct. 11. Tickets are $7.

◆ Soul Summit presents Free Dance Party! with Soul Summit disc jockeys Dave Mata, Sloppy White, Duke Grip and special guest DJs to be announced at 9 p.m. Oct. 19. Tickets are 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. Oct. 28. Tickets are free.

Exit Ghost, the Violet Lights and Parallels and Lies at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. doors) Nov. 20. Tickets are $7.

High On Fire, Royal Thunder and others at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Dec. 7. Tickets are $20 in advance or $22 on show day.

Paul Di’Anno in his final U.S. tour during which he’ll perform all his Iron Maiden classics at 8:30 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Dec. 27. Tickets are $20.

NYE with the Queen Of Rock: Wanda Jackson at 10 p.m. (9:30 p.m. doors) Dec. 31. Tickets are $100 and includes a hosted bar all night.

FITZGERALD’S

6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118, fitzgeraldsnightclub.com

Los Lobos perform at a benefit for the Oak Park Food Pantry on Oct. 12. Tickets: oprffoodpantry.org, (708) 613-0453.

Country Night in Berwyn at 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Tickets are $5.

Anna Fermin (roots) at 9 p.m. Oct. 26.

FitzGerald’s annual Halloween Bash on Oct. 27.

John Burnett Orchestra (jazz) at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. doors) Oct. 28. Tickets are $10 or $5 for ages 17 and younger with student identification.

Jazz Community Big Band at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Tickets are $10 or $5 for ages younger than 17 with student identification.

HOUSE OF BLUES CHICAGO

329 N. Dearborn St., (312) 923-2000, hob.com/chicago

All shows are general admission.

Joanne Shaw Taylor at 9 p.m. Dec. 7 on the Backporch Stage. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 on show day for the 21-and-older gig. Already on sale.

Hoodie Allen at 7 p.m. Dec. 8. Tickets are $20 in advance or $22.50 on show day for the 17-and-older gig. Already on sale.

Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the J. Geils Band performance on Dec. 4 has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point of purchase or will be credited automatically for those who paid online.

MARTYRS’

3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, (773) 404-9494, martyrslive.com

◆ The Deafening, Airlines X and Candy Town at 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets are $7.

◆ The Canes and the Van Goghs at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets are $8.

Funktion and Elev8tor at 9 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets are $8.

Falldown, Anna Fermin Band and Dolly Varden at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 23. Tickets are $12.

Mehran at 7 p.m. Nov. 24. Tickets are $15.

Family Groove Company and Henhouse Prowlers at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 24. Tickets are $12.

MAYNE STAGE

1328 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, (773) 381-4551, maynestage.com

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

Ba-Rock Soul-Bama: A Rock n’ Soul Fundraiser featuring the Right Now, Funky Hot Grits and Justice Prevails at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Tickets are $20 for general admission or $25 for reserved seating.

◆ Sound Culture presents Mehran Jalili’s CD release concert for “Subterranea” at 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 on show day or $25 for reserved seating.

Giant Giant Sand at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets are $23 for general admission.

Bow Wow Wow and Men Without Hats at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets are $32 for general admission.

METRO

3730 N. Clark St., Chicago, (773) 549-4140, metrochicago.com

JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound on Nov. 21 in a Metro 30th anniversary show.

◆ The Lawrence Arms on Nov. 24 in a Metro 30th anniversary show.

Braid play “Frame & Canvas” on Dec. 16 in a Metro 30th anniversary show.

THE OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC

4544 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, (773) 728-6000, oldtownschool.org

Indigo Girls with a full band perform a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 with the Shadowboxers. Proceeds will support the school’s student financial aid and youth outreach programs. Tickets are $125 (plus processing fee). Already on sale for members. Tickets for the general public will go on sale at 9 a.m. Oct. 3 by phone, online or in person at the school’s Lincoln Avenue location or 909 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago.

SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF ART & CULTURE IN EVANSTON

1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, (847) 492-8860, evanstonspace.com

Tickets for these shows go on sale Sept. 28 unless otherwise indicated.

◆ The Dodos in a WXRT-FM (93.1) “Big Beat” show on Oct. 8. Already on sale.

John Fullbright and Matthew & The Atlas on Oct. 29.

Lake Street Dive in a free Election Eve show sponsored by Goose Island on Nov. 5.

Toots & The Maytals with Anders Osborne on Nov. 7.

◆ The Last Bison on Dec. 3.

Foiled Again on Dec. 10.

Delbert McClinton on Dec. 21.

Ezra Furman & His Band on Dec. 29.

UNITED CENTER

1901 W. Madison St., Chicago, (312) 455-4500, unitedcenter.com

The Born This Way Ball featuring Lady Gaga with Madeon and Lady Starlight for a second show on Feb. 14. On sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 28.

One Last Tour featuring Swedish House Mafia on Feb. 20. On sale at noon Sept. 28.

The Truth About Love Tour featuring P!nk on March 9. On sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 29.



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