This is your guide to catching the best live music in Chicago this weekend both in the city and throughout the suburbs. This weekend, Creed returns to perfrom in front of fans who once sued them, Roberta Flack seduces Hammond and the party rages on in Bucktown as Bassnectar arrives for two sold out shows at the Congress Theater. All of this plus much more...
In The City...
Graham Parker (Two shows on Friday at 7 and 10PM at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Each show is $18-22, All Ages) - Gretchen Peters opens.
Mastodon (7PM Friday at the Riviera Theatre. $43, All Ages) - Opeth and Ghost open.
Creed (8PM Friday and Saturday at Chicago Theatre. Each show is $46-90, All Ages) - Eve to Adam opens. *** Creed is performing the My Own Prison album on Friday and the Human Clay album on Saturday. ***
Abigail Washburn (8PM Saturday at Old Town of School of Folk Music. All Ages, SOLD OUT) - Yang Ying opens.
Bassnectar (8PM Saturday and Sunday at the Congress Theater. 17+, Both shows SOLD OUT) - Vibesquad opens.
The Naked and Famous (7:30PM Sunday at the Vic Theatre. All Ages, SOLD OUT) - Now, Now opens.
In The Suburbs...
The Lumineers (9PM Friday at SPACE in Evanston. All Ages, SOLD OUT) - Kopecky Family Band opens.
Roberta Flack (8PMFriday at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. $27-58, 21+)
Cowboy Junkies (8PM Saturday at SPACE in Evanston. All Ages, SOLD OUT)
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