Mavis Staples is the closing headliner of the Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park on Sunday, June 10.
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Carlos Mencia comes to the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg on Friday and Saturday, June 8-9.
Earth Wind and Fire teams up with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra on Saturday, June 9.
Broadway and cabaret singer Karen Mason performs "The Secrets of the Ancient Divas" at Davenport's Piano Bar in Chicago.
Academy Award-winner Christopher Plummer stars as Prospero in Shakespeare's "The Tempest," which will be presented in participating movie theaters in a simulcast from the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, June 14.
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More than 500,000 blues fans are expected to descend on the “Blues Capital of the World” to see stars like Mavis Staples, Joe Louis Walker, Eddie C. Campbell and more perform this weekend at the Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park. For beer lovers: More than 20 craft beer vendors converge Saturday for the Mundelein Brew Festival. Show off your skills at the Bags & Jams Cornhole Competition Sunday at mb Financial Park at Rosemont.