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The Steve Lydell Rock 'n' Roll Review performs weekly Wednesday evenings Rock-n-Roll McDonald's OlympiFields.

The Steve Lydell Rock 'n' Roll Review performs weekly on Wednesday evenings at the Rock-n-Roll McDonald's in Olympia Fields.

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Updated: November 20, 2012 10:32AM



Here is a look at some upcoming concerts.

Gigs include Steve Lydell at the Rock-n-Roll McDonald’s in Olympia Fields.

ANOTHER HOLE IN THE WALL: 3236 Union Ave., Steger, (708) 392-3034: Oct. 20, Halloween Show with 90:99, Morgan Street, Team Light You on Fire and Stonethorne. Discounted admission for those in full costume.

BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: Oct. 19 in Rocks Lounge, Spellbound and Overdue; Oct. 19-20 in It’s Vegas Baby!, P.S. Dump Your Boyfriend; Oct. 20 in Stardust Event Center, Bobby Vinton; Oct. 20 in Rocks Lounge, the Chicago Kingsnakes (early) and 2nd Hand Entertainment and April’s Reign (late); Oct. 21 in Rocks Lounge, Q Balls (early) and Back Country Roads (late); Oct. 21 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Smooth Jazz Series featuring Ray Silkman; Oct. 24 in It’s Vegas Baby!, karaoke; Oct. 25 in Rocks Lounge, One Night Band.

BOTTOMS UP BAR & GRILL: 1696 Thornton-Lansing Road, Lansing, (708) 418-3877: Fridays, Freaky Friday Party with Jeremy & The Band of Brothers (acoustic music, open mike and a disc jockey); Oct. 20, Ransom Road; Thursdays, Thirsty Thursday Jam hosted by Jeremy and the House Band.

THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: Oct. 25, Bear & Jake (acoustic).

BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: Oct. 19, Larry McCray with Roosevelt “Potter” Puritoy and Joanna Connor; Oct. 20, Larry Garner with the Cash Box Kings and Diamond Jim Greene; Oct. 21, Sunday Night Jazz Party (early) and Joanna Connor (late); Oct. 22, Legends Tailgate Party (early) and jam hosted by Jimmy Burns (late); Oct. 23, the Special 20’s; Oct. 24, College Night with Mojo Daddy; Oct. 25, Rob Blaine.

CHICAGO GAELIC PARK’S THE CARRAIG PUB: 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-9323: Oct. 19, Safe Haven; Oct. 20, Ray Gavin; Sundays, open mike and jam; Oct. 18, Irish Music Sessions.

CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: Oct. 25, Ed Anderson.

CIVIC OPERA HOUSE: 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, (312) 827-5657: Through Oct. 30, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents “Elektra”; through Nov. 9, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents “Simon Boccanegra.”

COOL RIVER DRAUGHT HOUSE & EATERY: 12622 W. 159th St., Homer Glen, (708) 301-8006: Oct. 20, live music.

ED & JOE’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA: 17332 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 532-3051: Oct. 19, John Devlin (solo guitar and vocals playing 1960s-1990s music); Oct. 20, Cadillac Casanovas (three-piece rockabilly); Oct. 25 open mike with Mike O’Meara.

FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: Oct. 19, Pat McLaughlin and his Nashville, Tenn., band plus Cannonball (soul); Oct. 20, Rick plus the Shams Band (soulful rock); Ed Wagner’s Lustige Blaskapelle (authentic German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian polka presented early) and the Brienn Perry Orchestra (late); Oct. 23 in the SideBar, open mike; Oct. 25, Country Night in Berwyn featuring a screening of “Charlie Louvin: Still Rattlin’ the Devil’s Cage” plus music from the Louvin Lovers and Morning Shower Scotch.

FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich., (866) 494-6371: Oct. 19 in the Silver Creek Event Center, Natalie Cole; Oct. 19 in the Hard Rock Cafe, Sugar High; Oct. 20 in the Hard Rock Cafe, Walt Wise; Oct. 21 in the Hard Rock Cafe, Michael Talbot; Oct. 25 in the Hard Rock Cafe, Bronk Brothers.

GLENDORA BANQUETS: 102nd Street and Harlem Avenue, Chicago Ridge, (708) 672-3561 (tickets): Oct. 21, Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz presents Swing Gitan with bandleader Alfonso Ponticelli on guitar, Tony Ballog on violin, Jason Miller on rhythm guitar and Beau Sample on bass.

HARRAH’S JOLIET’S STAGE 151: 151 N. Joliet St., (815) 740-7800: Oct. 19, Final Say; Oct. 20, Fourcast.

HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive, Joliet, (815) 725-1234: Oct. 20, ARRA (classic rock covers).

HOLLYWOOD CASINO JOLIET’S HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: Oct. 19, the Clients; Oct. 20, Person to Person.

ILLINOIS BAR & GRILL: 1131 State St., Lemont, (630) 257-0666: Oct. 19, the Neverly Brothers at this spot, which was featured on “Windy City LIVE” as best burger in Chicago.

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: Oct. 19, Stellar Road; Oct. 20, 4 on the Floor; Thursdays, Thirsty Thursday with DJ delaChapelle.

LIMESTONE CITY GRILL & LOUNGE: 13415 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, (708) 371-9000: Oct. 19, Dave and Donna Duo; Oct. 20, the Calumet Band.

THE LINGER MARTINI BAR: 4142 W. 167th St., Oak Forest, (708) 960-0481: Fridays, Greek Night featuring a different disc jockey each time; Oct. 20, Main Event (neo soul); Sundays, the DJ Hi-Speed Experience featuring DJ Antoine.

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

MOJOE’S: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: Oct. 19, Check My Brain (songs by bands such as Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains and Godsmack) with the Allegiance and Deadman’s Hand; Oct. 20, Candlebox with A.D.D. and Synapsis; Oct. 25 (all ages), Brokencyde with Nathan Ryan, the Bunny the Bear, the Prep School Tragedy and Forever the Living Dead.

115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: Oct. 19 (big room), Reely Dan (Steely Dan tribute) and CTA (Chicago tribute); Oct. 19 (front stage), Dueling Pianos; Oct. 19 (saloon), Brushfire; Oct. 20 (front stage), Stache; Oct. 20 (big room), Infinity; Oct. 25 (front stage), 16 Candles.

191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: Oct. 19, the Walk-Ins; Oct. 20, Hey Jimmy; Tuesdays-Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays, 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: Oct. 23, Jim & Tonic (country); Oct. 24, Hey Jimmy (1980s, 1990s and beyond); Oct. 25, 7th Heaven (rock and pop); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.

THE ROCK-N-ROLL MCDONALD’S: 2400 Lincoln Highway, Olympia Fields, (708) 747-8175: Wednesdays, the Steve Lydell Rock ’n’ Roll Review.

TAZZA ITALIAN RISTORANTE: 14065 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen, (708) 645-0485: Oct. 20, Sweetest Day with Afterglow featuring Gene & Francesca (reservations are recommended).

TOMMY NEVIN’S PUB: 9680 Lincolnway Lane, Frankfort, (815) 464-1000: Oct.20, Strung Out.

THE WILD ROVER RESTAURANT & TAVERN: 20535 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 277-5800: Oct. 20, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing.

ZANTE LOUNGE: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 364-0100: Oct. 19, Too White Crew.

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