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Ticket Line for Nov. 23, 2012

Updated: December 24, 2012 6:37AM



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

Shows include Lincoln-Way Area Chorale’s Christmas concert in Frankfort and the Drama Group's 12 Angry Men in Chicago Heights.

THE DRAMA GROUP STUDIO THEATRE

330 W. 202nd St., Chicago Heights, (708) 755-3444, dramagroup.org

◆ The Drama Group stages “12 Angry Men” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9. Tickets are $19 for adults, $18 for ages 65 and older or $15 for students with identification and people in groups of 25 or more. Already on sale.

Area high school students are invited to a Special Student Night at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 for the live production of the classic drama “12 Angry Men,” which is on the curriculum for all area high schools.

Patrons who take advantage of this offer will receive two tickets for $12 with student identification. The offer can be purchased at the box office with the phrase “I’d like 2 for $12.”

LINCOLN-WAY EAST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort, (815) 485-7357, lwac.com

◆ The Lincoln-Way Area Chorale Christmas concert, “A Chorale Christmas,” at 3 p.m. Dec. 1. The show will kick off the group’s 17th season under the direction of Gregory Day. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children. Already on sale.

The chorale is open to any adult who enjoys singing. The only requirement is that interested singers must be at least 18 years old and available to attend Monday evening rehearsals.

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ABBEY PUB

3420 W. Grace St., Chicago, (773) 478-4408, abbeypub.com

◆ 93XRT and Heineken present Volcanoes Make Islands at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Nov. 29. Admission is free.

Northside Live Toy Drive with Imposter Radio at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors). Dec. 8. Tickets are $10, or $5 if one brings a toy to donate. The concert will raise money and provide toys for the Chicago Fire Department’s Union Local 2’s Christmas Charities.

◆ Afton presents Licker and guests at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. doors) Dec. 9. Tickets are $10 in advance or $13 on show day.

Chris Behre at 10 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Green Room Pub. Admission is free.

Kid A (Radiohead tribute) with others at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Dec. 14. Tickets $8 in advance or $10 on show day.

North Shore Pharmacy at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. doors) Dec. 20. Tickets are $7.

Great Grandpa Rabbit at 10 p.m. Dec. 27 in the Green Room Pub. Admission is free.

Stuart Chaseman at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Jan. 5. Tickets are $8.

Garfunkel & Oates at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Jan. 26. Tickets are $25-$30 for reserved seating.

Justin Willman at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Feb. 16. Tickets are $20-$25 for reserved seating.

Lauren Mann & The Fairly Odd Folk at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) April 24. Tickets are $8.

BOTTOM LOUNGE

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

Of Mice and Men at 5 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets are $16.50 in advance or $18 on show day for general admission to this all-ages gig. Already on sale.

CHICAGO THEATRE

175 N. State St., (312) 462-6300, thechicagotheatre.com

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

Jim Gaffigan on April 20.

Russell Peters on May 4.

Note: Morrissey with Kristeen Young on Jan. 26. This show has been rescheduled and all tickets will be honored.

DOUBLE DOOR

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

All shows are 21-and-older.

Tickets for these shows are already on sale at TicketFly.com.

◆ HTC Events presents Pre-New Year’s Hip Hop Party with special guests to be announced at 8 p.m. Dec. 28. Tickets are $20.

◆ The Giving Tree Band, the Shams Band and Ed Anderson at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Dec. 29. Tickets are $12.

◆ Shoeshine Boy presents the Energy Commission, the Scissors, Adora and the Assembly at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Jan. 4. Tickets are $12.

FITZGERALD’S

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

Tickets for these shows are already on sale. Jon Dee Graham plus Jon Langford (roots, rock) at 9 p.m. Dec. 5. Tickets are $15 at ticketweb.com.

Reunion Jazz Orchestra at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. doors) Dec. 16. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 17 and younger.

◆ The Shams Band plus Cole DeGenova and the People’s Republic and the Herd (rock) at 9 p.m. Dec. 22. Tickets are $10 at ticketweb.com.

Savoy Brown (blues) at 8 p.m. Jan. 5. Tickets are $25 at ticketweb.com.

Webb Wilder (rock) at 9 p.m. Jan. 12. Tickets are $15 in advance at ticketweb.com or $20 at the door.

Revolutionary Swing Orchestra (jazz) at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. doors) Jan. 16. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for ages 17 and younger)

Rico Birthday Bash (world music) at 9 p.m. Jan. 18. Tickets are $10.

C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band (zydeco) at 9 p.m. Feb. 1-2. Tickets are $15 for each show at ticketweb.com.

GENESEE THEATRE

203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, (847) 782-2366, geneseetheatre.com

Pajanimals on May 3. Already on sale.

HOUSE OF BLUES CHICAGO

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

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

Rev Fest featuring Gorilla Biscuits, Shelter and others at 8 p.m. Jan. 4.; Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today and others at 8 p.m. Jan. 5; Texas Is the Reason, Into Another and others at 8 p.m. Jan. 16. Tickets are $99 for the three days in advance or $33 for a single day in advance for the 17-and-older show.

KMFDM at 9 p.m. March 23. Tickets are $27.50 in advance or $30 on show day for the 17-and-older gig.

LOGAN SQUARE AUDITORIUM

2539 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, (773) 252-6179, logansquareauditorium.com

◆ The Empty Bottle presents the Polyphonic Spree for its annual Holiday Extravaganza at 6:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. doors) Dec. 11. Tickets are $18 for the all-ages show. The band is touring in support of its recently released holiday record. The event will be family-friendly and feature two sets (a holiday set and a rock set) as well as other events that will cater to all ages. The show will end with milk and cookies.

◆ The Empty Bottle presents a New Year’s Eve show featuring all local, high-energy bands: Mucca Pazza (punk rock, marching band), White Mystery (rock) and Jon Drake & the Shakes (folk, rock) at 9:30 p.m. (8:30 p.m. doors) Dec. 31. Tickets are only $25.

MARTYRS’

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

Elements of Style, Jet W. Lee and Josh Catalano at 9:30 p.m. Jan. 4. Tickets are $8.

◆ The Tornaparts, Northern Magnolia, the Crane Wives and Old Fashioned War at 9 p.m. Jan. 5. Tickets are $8.

Fatbook, Otis and the Diggity at 9:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets are $8.

Fareed Haque’s Math Games, Fresh Hops and Ann Schaffer at 8 p.m. Jan. 24. Tickets are $7.

Assembly of Dust at 9 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets are $18.

MAYNE STAGE AND ACT ONE PUB

1328 and 1330 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, (773) 381-4551, maynestage.com

WildClaw Theatre presents Deathscribe 2012: The Fifth Annual Festival of Horror Radio Plays at 8 p.m. Dec. 3. Tickets are $28 for adults and $23 for students with identification for the general-admission show.

All I Want For Christmas: Holiday Burlesque Spectacular starring Michelle L’amour with the world famous Chicago Starlets at 8 p.m. Dec. 7-8. Tickets are $45 for main floor and $35 for balcony for each show.

◆ The Hillbenders at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Tickets are $13 for general admission.

PARK WEST

322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, (773) 929-1322, parkwestchicago.com

Dada on Feb. 9. Already on sale.

THE RED LINE TAP

7006 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, (773) 274-5463 or (773) 465-8005, heartlandcafe.com

◆ Miller High Life presents Wasted Wednesdays featuring Bible of the Devil with I Love Rich and the Knife Of Simpson at 9 p.m. Nov. 28.

Mudflapps and others (bluegrass, Americana) at 8 p.m. Dec. 30. Tickets are $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

◆ The Henhouse Prowlers’ New Year’s Eve show (bluegrass) at 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Tickets are $20 at brownpapertickets.com.

Grant Hart, co-founder of Husker Du, with Ripley Caine at 8 p.m. Jan. 12. Tickets are $10 in advance at brownpapertickets.com or $12 on show day.

Sam Llanas, formerly of the Bo Deans, with As Forty Sleeps and Manny Capozzi at 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets are $12 in advance at brownpapertickets.com or $15 on show day.

Andre Williams and the Goldstars (rhythm and blues) at 9 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets are $8 in advance at brownpapertickets.com or $10 on show day.

Nora Jane Struthers, of Bearfoot, with Dog 1 on Feb. 16.

◆ The Polkaholics with Stoplight Jones on Feb. 22.

International Pop Overthrow Festival 2013 from April 18-27.

RIVIERA THEATRE

4746 N. Racine Avenue, Chicago, (773) 275-6800 (inquiries on show day), rivieratheatre.com

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

◆ The Darkness on Jan. 27.

Soundgarden on Jan. 29-30.

Moe. on Feb. 9.

Timeflies on Feb. 15.

Note: Grouplove on Dec. 21. This show has been rescheduled, and all tickets will be honored.

SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF ART & CULTURE IN EVANSTON

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

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound and Sam Illanas, formerly of the BoDeans (rhythm and blues, soul, rock) at 8 p.m. Dec. 14. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 on show day.

Deep Blue Organ Trio (jazz) at 8 p.m. Dec. 22. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 on show day.

◆ The Songs of Hank Williams featuring Nick Tremulis, Ingrid Graudins, Don Stiernberg, John Rice, TC Furlong, Stuart Rosenberg and more (country, tribute) at 7 p.m. Jan. 1. Tickets are $18 in advance or $22 on show day.

Nellie McKay (singer-songwriter, pop, jazz) at 7 p.m. Jan. 16. Tickets are $15-$35.

◆ 93XRT welcomes Kelly Hogan (country) at 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets are $14 in advance or $16 on show day.

◆ 93XRT welcomes Shawn Colvin with Meg Hutchinson (singer-songwriter, folk) at 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets are $38-$78.

◆ 93XRT welcomes Shawn Colvin with Matt the Electrician (folk, singer-songwriter) at 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Tickets are $38-$78.

Chicago Farmer CD release show with Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts (folk, singer-songwriter) at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 on show day.

“Dr. Strangelove: A Staged Reading” featuring Tim Kazurinsky, Randy Craig, Gary Houston and Warren Leming and directed by Nate Herman (comedy) at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets are $15-$18.

Buckwheat Zydeco (zydeco, Cajun, New Orleans) at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets are $28 in advance or $30 on show day.

Andy McKee (singer-songwriter, fingerstyle) at 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets are $22-$42.

New Orleans Suspects (rock, funk, blues) at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 on show day.

◆ 93XRT welcomes Suzanne Vega (singer-songwriter, folk) at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets are $28-$60.

Red Baraat (Dhol ’n’ Brass, funk) at 7 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 on show day.

Note: The Flat Five (pop and rock) at 6 p.m. Dec. 31. Tickets are $15-$35. This is a corrected date from SPACE’s email notice that originally stated Dec. 30 for this gig.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO PAVILION

525 S. Racine St., Chicago, (312) 413-5740 or (312) 413-5741, uicpavilion.com

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

Passion Pit with Matt and Kim on Feb. 22.

Sigur Ros on April 2.

VIC THEATRE

3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, (773) 472-0449, victheatre.com

Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

Yo La Tengo on Feb. 1.

They Might Be Giants on March 16.



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