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Sound check: Pink brings 'Beautiful Trauma' to town

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  • Pink's energetic stage show will be the highlight of the United Center March 9 and 10.

    Pink's energetic stage show will be the highlight of the United Center March 9 and 10.
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Think Pink

Renowned and empowering vocalist Pink brings her incredible live performances to Chicago's United Center as the "Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018" hits town for two nights. Catch her as she performs favorites as well as her newest release, last year's "Beautiful Trauma." United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $110. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10

Myllhouse reunion

After 10 years apart, the rockers of Myllhouse -- David Bovyn, Mike Shimon and Richo Marquina -- are heading back to the stage for a reunion show. The pop-punk-inspired rockers will be back with their old favorites at Chicago's Bottom Lounge for a set with a load of great Chicago and suburban acts: Bury Me In Lights, Take the Reins, The Glory Years and The Burst and Bloom. (Read more about Take the Reins and Bury Me In Lights at dailyherald.com.) Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $10. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10

Come down from your fences

The Grammy Award-winning band the Eagles comes to town with a catalog of hits ("One of These Nights," "Peaceful Easy Feeling," "Take It to the Limit," "Hotel California" ... need I go on?) for a show with JD & The Straight Shot at Chicago's United Center. This is the first of two stops in town for the 2018 North American tour; the Eagles' next show in town is Oct. 15. (Tickets are on sale now for that show, too.) United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $131. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14

Don't fear ...

The iconic East Coast rockers of Blue Öyster Cult bring their classic hits to the Chicago suburbs with a visit to the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. Country artist James McCoy Taylor (who some may recognize from ABC's "The Bachelor") comes along for the ride. Also, after the set you can meet-and-greet the musicians when they head down the street to Ballydoyle Downers Grove (5157 Main St.; ballydoylepub.com) to keep the party going with Over the Sun, Olivia Ports, Meghan and Caitlin, Usual Chaos, Mars Kidd and more. Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. $85-$150. (630) 968-0219 or classiccinemas.com. 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15

Concert highlights

• littlebirds., Honey & the 45s, Leonum, Element, Hyperplane: 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $10. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

• G-Eazy "The Beautiful & Damned Tour": 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. Tickets start at $180. (773) 561-9500 or aragonballroom.org.

• Art Garfunkel: 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Elgin Community College's Blizzard Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. $59-$79. (847) 622-0300 or elgin.edu/arts.

• Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled: 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $49.99-$391.95; $15-$20 parking. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com.

• Sponge, Fire the Canon, The Giving Moon: 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Rochaus, 96 W. Main St., West Dundee. $20-$38. (815) 893-9768 or rochaus.com.

• Well Known Strangers, Led Pig, The Loose Cannons, Stone Type Thing: 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $7-$10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Family Groove Company & Teed: 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Mackey's Hideout, 2601 S. River Road, McHenry. $10. (815) 363-7040 or mackeyshideout.com.

• Louder Than Bombs, Pri Mary: 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $6-$9. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

• 90's Spring Luau with Sweet Diezel Jenkins and There Goes the Neighborhood: 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. $5-$7. (847) 358-9150 or durtynellies.com.

• "Judy Garland -- Come Rain or Come Shine" starring Angela Ingersoll: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, march 10, at Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. $28-$30. (847) 895-3600 or villageofschaumburg.com.

• Perry Hutchins, 20 Watt Tombstone: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Rochaus, 96 W. Main St., West Dundee. Free. (815) 893-9768 or rochaus.com.

• Frontline, Vent To Atmosphere, War in Me: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, march 10, at Qbar Darien, 8109 S. Cass Ave., Darien. $5. (630) 241-0970 or qbardarien.com.

• Blacklist Regulars: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Rockstars Garage, 10127 S. Mandel St., Plainfield. $15 in advance; includes drink package. (630) 209-9788 or rockstarsgarage.com.

• Chingy: 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Basecamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $5-$50. (331) 777-4712 or ticketweb.com.

• Art Garfunkel: 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $70-$80. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.

• The Moonlight Pickers, Karlye Lapetina: 9 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $7-$10. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

• Hi/Jack, Death on Fire, Saint Tragedy, Grain of Sand: 9 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at BrauerHouse Live, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $5-$8. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

• Terrapin Flyer: 10 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Mackey's Hideout, 2601 S. River Road, McHenry. $10. (815) 363-7040 or mackeyshideout.com.

• Turnspit (acoustic set), Blind Adam and the Federal League, Sally Marvel: 5 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $22-$30. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

• Casey Abrams, The Harmaleighs: 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $15-$18. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Rebel Soul Revival, The Radiomen: 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $12. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

• Aaron Carter: 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Qbar Darien, 8109 S. Cass Ave., Darien. Tickets start at $15. (630) 241-0970 or qbardarien.com.

• Nada Surf: 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $26-$28. (773) 549-4140 or metrochicago.com.

• The Rubens, Ballroom Boxer: 9 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $15. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• Brian Shamie is a Daily Herald multiplatform editor. You can follow him on Twitter at @thatshamieguy. Listen to Brian's "2018 Chicago Sound Check vol. 2" Spotify playlist for a sampling of many of the local bands he's written about for the Daily Herald recently.

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