Playing Live for June 1, 2012
May 30, 2012 3:48PM
Gladys Knight, who recently competed on the 14th season of the TV show "Dancing with the Stars," will perform June 2 at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, Ind. | AP file photo
Ingalls Development Foundation will present Gladys Knight at 8:30 p.m.
(8:15 p.m. doors) June 2 at the Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Ind.
Tickets are $50 for the upper mezzanine and can be purchased at
(800) 745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.
Dinner and reception tickets are available through Ingalls at (708) 915-6115.
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- Summer festivals in Chicago for 2012
- Real ‘Jersey Boys’ to embark on national tour
- Earlier tailgating for Buffett show
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- The Ravinia Festival 2012 schedule
- 2012 Lollapalooza lineup
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- Ticket Line for June 1, 2012
Updated: July 3, 2012 12:17PM
Here is a look at music events in the Southland.
Shows include Ingalls Development Foundation presenting Gladys Knight at the Star Plaza Theatre.
BAILEY’S BAR & GRILL: 17731 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 429-7955: June 1, Shibang; June 2, Bucks.
BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: June 1 in Rocks Lounge, One Night Band and JP and the Cats; June 1 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Spoken Four; June 2 in Rocks Lounge, Jim Bulanda (early) and April’s Reign and Att3ntion D3ficit Band (late); June 2 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Dick Diamond and the Dusters; June 3 in Rocks Lounge, Spike and the Spitwads (early) and Jacob Martin (late); June 6 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Karaoke Wednesdays; June 7 in Rocks Lounge, Midnight; June 7 in It’s Vegas Baby!, live video disc jockey.
BOTTOMS UP BAR & GRILL: 1696 Thornton-Lansing Road, Lansing, (708) 418-3877: Fridays, Jamming with Rolling Jones Jeremy (acoustic music, open mike and a disc jockey); Sundays, Sunday Fundays in the beer garden with the Boothy Collins Band; Thursdays, Musicians Workshop jam with Jeremy and the band.
THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: Thursdays, Safe Haven.
BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: June 1, Kinsey Report, Dave Herrero and Jimmy Burns; June 2, Carl Weathersby, Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames and Liz Manderville & Donna Herula; June 3, jazz set with Guy King and His Organ Trio (early) and Peaches Stanten (late); June 4, jam hosted by Jimmy Burns; June 5, the Special 20’s; June 6, the Recording Academy Chicago Chapter Blues Fest Kickoff Jam; June 7, WXRT-FM (93.1) Blues Breakers Blues Fest Live Broadcast.
CD&ME: 23320 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 469-7315: June 7, Trippin Billies (Dave Matthews Band tribute).
CHICAGO GAELIC PARK’S CARRAIG PUB: 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-9323: June 1, Joe Cullen; June 2, Sean & Charlie; Mondays, set dancing; Tuesdays, ceili dancing; June 6, monthly musical luncheon with Joe McShane (reservations are required); Thursdays, Irish music session with Pat Finnegan & Friends.
CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: June 1, Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo; June 2, End Times Spasm Band; June 3, Barrett Harvey’s 40th Birthday Party; June 7, Matt Biskie (acoustic).
CRUISIN’ INTO LOCKPORT CAR SHOW: Central Square, 222 E. 9th St., Lockport, (815) 838-0549: June 4, the Neverly Brothers. This show is presented by the city of Lockport and the Lockport Park District.
THE EDGE COFFEE HOUSE & ROASTING COMPANY: 1366 Main St., Crete, (708) 279-7211: June 1, open mike.
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: 12725 Bell Road, Lemont, (815) 773-4159 (Southwest Community Concert Band): June 3, 30th anniversary for Southwest Community Concert Band.
FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: June 1, Sonny Landreth CD release for “Elemental Journey” (blues); June 2, Sonny Landreth CD release for “Elemental Journey” with Sam Llanas, formerly of the BoDeans (blues); June 3, Chicago Grandstand Big Band (jazz); June 5, Klezmer Dance party with the Chicago Klezmer Ensemble; June 5 in the SideBar, open mike (variety); June 7, Blast! and Kick the Cat (rock and fusion)
FOX’S ON WOLF: 11247 W. 187th St., Mokena, (708) 478-8888: June 7, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing.
FRANKIE’S RISTORANTE: 9399 171st St., Tinley Park, (708) 226-6996: June 6, Frank Rossi (jazz standards for listening and dancing). He also will stroll the tables with his accordion.
HARRAH JOLIET’S STAGE 151: 151 N. Joliet St., (815) 740-7800: June 1, the Walk-Ins; June 2, Too White Crew (standing room only).
HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive (next to the Ramada Limited Joliet South), Joliet, (815) 725-1234: June 2, Big Dog Mercer.
HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: Hollywood Casino Joliet, 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: June 1, Your Villain My Hero; June 2, the Righteous Hillbillies.
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: June 1, Timing Is Everything; June 2, Johnny & Coax.
LIMESTONE CITY GRILL & LOUNGE: 13415 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, (708) 371-9000: June 1, Dave and Donna Duo; June 2, Charles and Company; June 6, Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee.
LITTLE JOE’S: 1300 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, (815) 463-1099: June 1, Incognitos; Tuesdays, Piano Styles by Joe.
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; June 2, Andrea McNeal & The Guys (rhythm and blues); Sundays, the Sunday Experience featuring DJ Hi-Speed; Mondays, karaoke with Lady Red; June 7, House of Vibe (neo soul).
MOJOE’S: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: June 1, Rival and Nada La Enkantadora with Jimena Rivas, Carlos Mojica and DJ Sexy Fabian; June 2 (early, all ages), To Write Love on Her Arms Fundraiser with Ross, Joslyn-Marie Alvarado, Exo Skeleton, Astro Boogie and Ashley Ashton; June 2 (late), Blackened (Metallica tribute) with Damnation (AC/DC tribute) and (SIC) (Slipknot tribute); June 4 (all ages), the Plot in You with My Ticket Home, For All I Am, Erra, the Captain Hates the Sea, Breaker Breaker!, Our Heroic Downfall and A Plethora Of; June 5 (all ages), Rhapsody of Fire with Voyager, Panzer, Ghost in Ruins and Act of Destruction.
115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: June 1, Then Again (big room) and the Mavericks (acoustic, front stage); June 2, Suburban Cowboys (front stage); June 7, Hairbangers Ball (big room).
191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: June 1, Two 4 the Road; June 2, South Side Hooligans.
PAPA JOE’S: 14459 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, (708) 403-9099: Tuesdays (two-for-one pasta specials) and Thursdays (half-priced martinis), Afterglow.
RIVERS CASINO’S CUBE: 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, (888) 307-0777: June 1, ARRA (classic rock); June 5, Silver Screen; June 6, Wedding Banned (1980s, ‘90s and beyond); June 7, Mike & Joe (1990s and current music); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.
THE TRIBES ALEHOUSE & GRILL: 11220 W. Lincoln Highway, Mokena, (815) 464-0248: Sundays, “An (Un)Traditional Irish Music Session”; Mondays, open bluegrass jam; Wednesdays, open mike with John Condron.
ZANTE LOUNGE & EATERY: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Park, (708) 364-0100: June 1, Audiomatic.
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