February Guide To Live Music on The North Shore

If you’re jonesing for a night out – and love some live entertainment, dancing, or maybe even a mosh pit, check out this month’s upcoming shows at several of the North Shore’s best in music establishments:






1245 Chicago Ave.


Tuesday, February 9: Joe Firstman & Ernie Halter with Miggs, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10: Dan Dyer with The Right Now, 8 p.m.

Friday, February 12: Deep Blue Organ Trio, 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 13: This Must Be The Band: Talking Heads Tribute, 8 p.m.

Sunday, February 14: Dempster St. Pro Musica presents: The Calisto Enesmble with oboist Michael Henoch in a program of Mozart, Beethoven, and Shostakovich, 4 p.m.

Sunday, February 14: Soundpainting II : Songwriters Illuminate the Masters featuring vocalist Jamie O’Reilly and the songs of Michael Smith, 8 p.m.






Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Thursday, February 11: Norman Krieger, piano, 7:30 p.m. (Lutkin Hall)

Friday, February 12: h2 Quartet, 7:30 p.m. (Lutkin Hall)

Sunday, February 14: Baroque Music Ensemble: Music of Heinrich Biber, 7 p.m. (Alice Millar Chapel)






Music Institute of Chicago


February 16: Matthew Hagle, piano, 7 p.m.


Skokie Theatre

Friday, February 12: Vaudezille presents “Shtick with Us: A Vaudeville Burlesque,” 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 13: Heather Moran, 8 p.m.

Sunday, February 14: Laura Freeman and Bradford Newquist: So In Love…with Broadway, 2 p.m.

Sunday, February 14: Tony Andriacchi, 7 p.m.


Genesee Theatre

Friday, February 12: The Pink Floyd Experience, 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 13: I’ll Be There: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute


Gabe’s Backstage Lounge

Live music nightly

The Alley

Live bands on most Friday and Saturday nights, usually starts at 9 p.m.

Pete Millers Evanston

8:00 – 12:00 Mondays
8:30 – 12:30 Tuesdays-Thursdays
9:00 – 1:00 Fridays-Saturdays

Girls’ Night Out! in Wheeling
412 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling

An evening of fun especially designed for the woman of the house! It’s called Girls Night Out – every Thursday night from open to close.