Outside at Bandito Barney's
Enjoy the vibe of five different outdoor bars in one stop at Bandito Barney's Beach Club and Bordello. With its massive outdoor beer gardens -- from a sports bar to a quaint pond setting -- you can enjoy daily drink specials including $3 Miller Lite bottles, $4.50 Magners Cider bottles, $3.50 Heineken and Heineken Lite. Catch a little bite on Sundays: 50-cent potato skins, chicken wings or jalapeņo poppers.
Bandito Barney's Beach Club and Bordello is located at 10 N. River St., East Dundee. (847) 426-7300 or banditobarneysbeachclub.com.
Durty Nellie's beer of the month
See Wedding Banned at Durty Nellie's starting at 9 p.m. Friday, May 31, and cash in on the last day of the beer of the month: $3.50 Goose Island Summertime. $5 cover.
Durty Nellie's West Irish Pub is at 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. (847) 358-9150 or durtynellies.com.
Dueling pianos at America's Bar
Catch the dueling pianos show starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at America's Bar and Grill. Drink specials include $2.50 Bud Light drafts, $3 domestic bottles, $3 wines, $5 Vegas bombs, $3.25 312 drafts and $10 big tropical long islands. Or get in on the $6 dinner specials that include the pulled pork sandwich, all-American burger, chicken bacon ranch wrap, spinach artichoke dip and penne pasta with vodka sauce.
America's Bar and Grill is at 2308 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. (847) 882-8600 or americasbar.com.