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Katie Armiger will perform Nov. 17 Moraine Valley Community College's Fine   Performing Arts Center.

Katie Armiger will perform Nov. 17 at Moraine Valley Community College's Fine & Performing Arts Center.

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Updated: December 19, 2012 11:06AM



Here is a look at some upcoming concerts.

Gigs include Katie Armiger at Moraine Valley Community College’s Fine & Performing Arts Center in Palos Hills and Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz presents Red Rose Ragtime Jazz Band at Glendora House in Chicago Ridge.

Katie Armiger

Voted Country Weekly’s No. 1 Hottest Bachelorette in Country Music, Katie Armiger will demonstrate her powerful vocals and skillful songwriting at Moraine Valley Community College on Nov. 17.

Her performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Menker Theater in the Fine & Performing Arts Center on campus, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students.

“Armiger, 20, does not hold back and has an inspiring combination of determination and passion that shines through in her music,” officials said.

“She has learned from her unique experiences and has grown in her artistry, totally giving herself over to the music.”

Her latest music video, “Best Song Ever,” was voted No. 1 on Great American Country’s “Top 20 Countdown” for four weeks.

Officials said her new record, “Confessions of a Nice Girl,” is full of heartfelt confessions of an assertive, hopeful and vibrant young woman.

Armiger wrote nine of the 12 songs, giving the world a peek into her mind. While her story is unconventional, her music is universal.

Tickets to Armiger’s concert and other upcoming performances can be purchased at morainevalley.edu/fpac, by calling (708) 974-5500,or at the box office located on the south end of the Fine & Performing Arts Center.

Provided to the SouthtownStar

The Neverly Brothers

A Retro Rock n’ Roll Dine & Dance Party with the Neverly Brothers will take place Nov. 16 at Scrementi’s Restaurant and Banquets, 3760 Chicago Road, Steger.

Tickets are $40 per person and include dinner, table wine and entertainment. There also will be a cash bar.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7:30 p.m. and the show at 8:30 p.m.

Space is limited and reservations are required at (708) 755-7200.

Information: scrementis.com.

MORE PLAYING LIVE

ANOTHER HOLE IN THE WALL: 3236 Union Ave., Steger, (708) 392-3034: Nov. 17, Central Disorder (EP release), Through Ashes and Dark Entropy.

BLARNEY STONE PUB: 15400 Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, (708) 535-4800: Nov. 17, the Walk-ins; Nov. 21, Sean & Charlie.

BLUE CHIP CASINO: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Ind., (219) 879-7711: Nov. 16 in Rocks Lounge, the Outer Vibe and 80’s Enough; Nov. 16 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Afrodisiacs; Nov. 17 in Rocks Lounge, Tumbleweed (early) and Kim Thomas & Wildcard and Soda (late); Nov. 17 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Spazmatics; Nov. 18 in Rocks Lounge, Rick Saucedo (early) and Hoosier Highway (late); Nov. 18 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Smooth Jazz Series featuring Typhanie Monique Quartet; Nov. 21 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Karaoke Wednesdays; Nov. 22 in Rocks Lounge, the Chicago Kingsnakes; Nov. 23 in It’s Vegas Baby!, Boys Are Mean.

BOTTOMS UP BAR & GRILL: 1696 Thornton-Lansing Road, Lansing, (708) 418-3877: Fridays, Freaky Friday Party with Jeremy & The Band of Brothers (acoustic, open mike and a disc jockey); Nov. 17, Nick Danger Band; Thursdays, Thirsty Thursday Jam (open jam with Jeremy and the house band).

THE BRAZEN HEAD: 13602 S. Cicero Ave., Crestwood, (708) 388-8862: Nov. 17, Acoustic Network.

BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS: 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, (312) 427-1190: Nov. 16, James Armstrong with the Blue Coast Band and Jimmy Burns; Nov. 17, the Kinsey Report with JB Richie, Acoustic and others; Nov. 18, Sunday Night Jazz Party (early) and Joe Barr (late); Nov. 19, jam hosted by Jimmy Burns; Nov. 20, Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames; Nov. 21, College Night with Sam Cockrell.

CHICAGO GAELIC PARK’S THE CARRAIG PUB: 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, (708) 687-9323: Nov. 16, Joe McShane; Nov. 17, Bernie Glim and Country Roads; Nov. 21, Black Wednesday with Coyote Riot; Thursdays, Irish Music Sessions.

CHICAGO STREET PUB: 75 N. Chicago St., Joliet, (815) 727-7171: Nov. 16, Jeremy Bates and Sean Shiel; Nov. 17, Lebowskifest; Nov. 19, Traditional Irish Music Session featuring Anne Hatfield; Nov. 22, Ed Anderson.

CIVIC OPERA HOUSE: 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, (312) 332-2244: Through Nov. 26, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents “Werther.”

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

ED & JOE’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA: 17332 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 532-3051: Nov. 16, Hall Hanes & Mike O’Meara (Americana, folk and blues); Nov. 17 Kingsnakes (blues with a full band); Nov. 21, Black Wednesday with Billy ‘s Boys; Nov. 22, open mike with Mike O’Meara.

FITZGERALD’S: 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, (708) 788-2118: Nov. 16, Bono Bros plus Paige and the Reverent Few and the Virginia Gentlemen (hometown bands team for a night of bluesy rock); Nov. 16 in the SideBar Music Room, the Sweet Maries and Sue Fink (soaring harmonies on original sons and some folk favorites); Nov. 17, Ronnie Baker Brooks with Big Head Todd (blues); Nov. 18, Pete Ellman Big Band; Nov. 20 in the SideBar, open mike and Expo ’76; Nov. 21, Thanksgiving Eve special with Tributosaurus becomes the Who (Vol. 2);

FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich., (866) 494-6371: Nov. 16 in the Silver Creek Event Center, America; Nov. 16-17 in the Hard Rock Cafe, Longreef; Nov. 18 in the Hard Rock Café, Paul Erdman.

GLENDORA HOUSE: 102nd Street and Harlem Avenue, Chicago Ridge, (708) 425-3686: Nov. 17, Hillbilly Rockstarz; Nov. 18, Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz presents Red Rose Ragtime Jazz Band with Joan Reynolds (piano leader), Art Davis (trumpet); Tom Bartlett (trombone), Kim Cusack (clarinet and alto saxophone), Steve Ley (tuba), Jack Meilahn (banjo and guitar) and Wayne Jones (drums).

HEROES WEST SPORTS GRILL: 1530 Commerce Drive, Joliet, (815) 725-1234: Nov. 17, Battle of the Bands with Harvest Moon vs. The Royal We; Nov. 21, Black Wednesday party with April’s Reign (food and bar specials all day).

HOLLYWOOD CASINO JOLIET’S HOLLYWOOD STADIUM: 2300 Empress Drive, (888) 436-7737: Nov. 16, Hairbangers Ball; Nov. 17, Stache; Nov. 21, P.M. Dawn.

HORSESHOE HAMMOND’S THE VENUE: 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, Ind., (866) 711-7463: Nov. 16, Millie Jackson with Willie Clayton, Clarence Carter and Peggy Scott Adams; Nov. 17, V103 presents the Doug Banks Fantastic Funk Jam; Nov. 22, TA on EM/Thank You My Love! with Minh Tuyet, Bang Kieu, Dan Nguyen, Cat Tien and more.

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: Nov. 16, April’s Reign; Nov. 17, Sorry for Partying; Nov. 21, Black Wednesday with a disc jockey; Nov. 22, DJ Clayton de la Chapelle.

LIMESTONE CITY GRILL: 13415 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, (708) 371-9000: Nov. 16, Downtown Sound; Nov. 17, Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee; Nov. 21, Black Wednesday with Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee.

THE LINGER MARTINI BAR: 4142 W. 167th St., Oak Forest, (708) 960-0481: Fridays, Greek Night with a different disc jockey every time; Nov. 17, Randy Johnson & the Expressions Band (soul); Sundays, the DJ Hi-Speed Experience featuring DJ Antoine.

LITTLE JOE’S: 1300 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, (815) 463-1099: Nov. 17, the Griffins; Tuesdays, Piano Styles by Joe.

MOJOES: 22 W. Cass St., Joliet, mojoesofjoliet.com: Nov. 16 (all ages), Shaman’s Harvest with Delightful Downfall, Counterfeit i and Alma; Nov. 17 (all ages), Corrosion of Conformity with Zoraster and Royal Thunder; Nov. 18 (all ages), Phat J (ex-Brokencyde) with Aaron Jennings, Smile Sweetheart, Steven Nowakowski and Enomali; Nov. 19 (all ages), Gwar and DevilDriver with Cancer Bats and Legacy of Disorder; Nov. 21, Hairbangers Ball.

115 BOURBON STREET: 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park, (708) 388-8881: Nov. 16, Brass Buckle Band (in the Saloon) and Rail Road Gin (on the front stage); Nov. 17, the Dancing Noodles reunion (on the front stage) and Bella Cain (country in the big room); Nov. 18 (all ages), Living on Prayers: A Benefit for Lynn with Slippery When Wet; Nov. 21, Smokin Gunz (in the Saloon), Hey Jimmy (on the front stage) and Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press (in the big room).

191 SOUTH: 10160 191st St., Mokena, (708) 479-6873: Nov. 16, According to Sarah; Nov. 17, Epic; Tuesdays, karaoke; Nov. 21, Black Wednesday bash with Robbie and Renegade.

PAPA JOE’S: 14459 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, (708) 403-9099: Tuesdays (two-for-one pasta), Afterglow; Nov. 21, Senior Event with Afterglow.

RIVERS CASINO’S CUBE: 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, (888) 307-0777: Nov. 20, Hillbilly Rockstarz (country); Nov. 21, Maggie Speaks (variety); Nov. 22, Dot Dot Dot (pop rock); Thursdays-Saturdays, disc jockeys.

STAR PLAZA THEATRE: 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Ind., (219) 791-1234: Nov. 17, Cracker Barrel presents Josh Turner with Wade Bowen.

TOMMY NEVIN’S PUB: 9680 Lincolnway Lane, Frankfort, (815) 464-1000: Nov. 17, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing and 3rd Degree; Nov. 21, Bernie Glim and Country Roads.

THE WILD ROVER RESTAURANT & TAVERN: 20535 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, (815) 277-5800: Nov. 16, Todd & Connie’s Acoustic Thing.

WILLIAM ALEXANDER WINE STUDIO: 900 S. State St., Lockport, (815) 834-9463: Nov. 16, Kimi Hayes (a favorite of studio regulars); Nov. 17, Gary and Tom Acoustic Duo (new to the studio), Sundays, Sunday Sessions open mike.

ZANTE LOUNGE & EATERY: 8888 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 364-0100: Nov. 16, Slippery When Wet.

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