Ticket Line for Aug. 3, 2012
August 1, 2012 2:33PM
Big Time Rush features Logan Henderson (from left), James Maslow, Kendall Schmidt and Carlos Pena Jr. | AP Images photo
Updated: September 4, 2012 6:09AM
Here is a look at events with tickets already on sale or going on sale soon.
Shows include Big Time Rush at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.
BIG TIME RUSH
Tickets are still available for Big Time Rush’s Aug. 4 concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, (708) 614-1616.
The group, which has been called the biggest boy band in America, is also the star of a self-titled Nickelodeon TV show.
Cody Simpson will open the Big Time Summer Tour stop.
Tickets are $20 for general-admission lawn or standing room only, $20-$54 for second pavilion and $21-$79 for first pavilion at all Ticketmaster outlets, the venue box office, LiveNation.com or charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000.
Read more about this show on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
MARY J. BLIGE
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 for the Liberation Tour featuring Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo with Melanie Fiona.
The show will take place Sept. 13 at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago, (312) 455-4500.
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BANK OF AMERICA THEATRE
18 W. Monroe St., Chicago, (800) 775-2000, broadwayinchicago.com
◆ “Kinky Boots” from Oct. 2-Nov. 4. Tickets are $33-$100. Single tickets on sale on Aug. 3 for this pre-Broadway premiere. Tickets for groups of 15 or more are available at (312) 977-1710. The new musical brings together four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (book) and Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Cyndi Lauper (music and lyrics). The show is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell.
1375 W. Lake St., Chicago, (312) 666-6775, bottomlounge.com
Tickets for these shows go on sale Aug. 3.
◆ The Jealous Sound at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Sept. 25. Tickets are $12 for this 17-and-older show.
◆ Saint Vitus and Weedeater at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Sept. 30. Tickets are $20 for this 17-and-older gig.
◆ Lindsey Stirling at 3 p.m. (2 p.m. doors) Oct. 6. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 for VIP for the all-ages show.
◆ Flobots and Astronautalis at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. doors) Oct. 28. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 on show day for this 17-and-older gig.
◆ Propagandhi and the Menzingers at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. doors) Nov. 6. Ticket are $18 for this 17-and-older show.
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, (773) 489-3160, doubledoor.com
All shows are 21-and-older.
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at TicketFly.com.
◆ Billboard Post Party presented by Starbucks Refreshers Beverages featuring Of Monsters and Men, the Jezabels and French Horn Rebellion disc jockey set at 10:30 p.m. (10 p.m. doors) Aug. 5. Tickets are free with RSVP to billboardpostparty.eventbrite.com.
◆ Minor Wits’ CD release show with Duck, Stutter Vision and others at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. doors) Aug. 22. Tickets are $5.
◆ The Canes, the Black Tape and Empire State Express at 8:30 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Aug. 25. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 on show day.
◆ A special guest to be announced with World Class Art Thieves, PHNM and Dihty Dihty at 9 p.m. (8:30 p.m. doors) Aug. 29. Tickets are $8, or $5 before 10 p.m. that day.
◆ Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr disc jockeys at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Sept. 6. Tickets are $10.
◆ Pyro Fighter, Exit Ghost, Glowing House and Rah Rah at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. doors) Sept. 9. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 on show day.
◆ Animate Objects, Brandon James & The Middle City Sound and Nicole Garza at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Sept. 23. Tickets are $7.
◆ Supersuckers at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Nov. 9. Tickets are $12.
HOUSE OF BLUES CHICAGO
329 N. Dearborn St., (312) 923-2000, hob.com/chicago
All shows are general admission.
◆ Dave Chappelle on Aug. 5. Already on sale.
◆ Yonder Mountain String Band with Brown Bird at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20. Tickets starting at $24.50 for each of the 17-and-older shows. On sale on Aug. 3.
◆ Eric Sardinas at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 21 on the Backporch Stage. Tickets are $14 in advance or $16 on show day for the 21-and-older gig. On sale on Aug. 3.
◆ Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 29 on the Backporch Stage. Tickets are $15 for the 21-and-older show. On sale on Aug. 3.
◆ An Evening with PiL at 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Tickets start at $37.50 for the 17-and-older show. On sale on Aug. 3.
◆ Yellowcard with the Wonder Years and We Are the In Crowd at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23-24. Tickets for each show are $23 in advance and $25 on show day for the all-ages gig. On sale on Aug. 3.
◆ Sister Hazel at 9 p.m. Dec. 14-15. Tickets start at $25 for each of the 17-and-older shows. On sale on Aug. 3.
◆ Superhero Revolution with DJ Joe Gauthreaux at 10 p.m. Aug. 11. Tickets are $40 in advance and $60 on show day for the 21-and-older gig. Already on sale.