January 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.

Thursday, January 28: Erwin Helfer’s Chicago Boogie Ensemble, 8 p.m.

Friday, January 29: American English, 8 p.m.

Saturday, January 30: Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan’s Gypsy Jazz Tribute, 8 p.m.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall


Friday, January 29: Symphonc Band: Pann-American: The Music of Carter Pann, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 29: Dolphin Show: Parade (Cahn Auditorium), 8 p.m.

Saturday, January 30: Banding Together 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, January 30: Dolphin Show: Parade (Cahn Auditorium), 8 p.m.

Music Institute of Chicago


January 26: Julia Miller, Guitar, 7 p.m.

Gabe’s Backstage Lounge

Live music nightly

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.

Skokie Theatre

Sunday, January 24: Love Letters starring Jan Ellen Graves, 2 p.m.

Sunday, January 24: Latin Opera Hour, “La Dolorosa,” 7:30 p.m.


Genesee Theatre

Sunday, January 17: Laurie Berkner Band, 1 p.m.