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Sound check: Shania Twain makes tour stop Saturday at United Center

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  • Country-pop icon Shania Twain heads to Chicago's United Center Saturday, May 19.

    Country-pop icon Shania Twain heads to Chicago's United Center Saturday, May 19.
    Associated Press, 2017

 
 

Still the one

The Grammy Award-winning country pop icon Shania Twain comes to town for a tour stop at Chicago's United Center. Don't miss her "NOW Tour," supporting the release of last year's "Now" album, her first in 15 years. 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $39-$200. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

Dear Dario with Model Stranger

Hard-cut alternative rock band Dear Dario has been in the studios this spring working on finishing touches for some new music, due out soon. Catch the band's members when they're joined by Model Stranger at Schaumburg's MT Barrels for a night of great local talent. 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at MT Barrels, 1712 W. Wise Road, Schaumburg. $8. (847) 285-1169 or mtbarrelsbar.com.

Red Jumpsuit rock

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, the pop-punk/emo rock band that burst onto the scene with 2006's "Face Down," heads to town for a show at Berwyn's Wire. The tour stop with Rivals and When We Was Kids will also be joined by Chicago-area Zombie Schoolboy and The Group Conversation. 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $15-$18. (708) 669-9473 or wireismusic.com.

Concert highlights

• Sum 41 "Does This Look Infected 15th Anniversary Tour" with Seaway, Super Whatevr: 6 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $20-$201.50. (773) 570-4000 or concordmusichall.com.

• Daryl Hall & John Oates, Train: 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago. $24-$129. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

• Hillbilly Rockstarz: 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $8-$10. (331) 777-4712 or ticketweb.com.

Fools' Brew plays Chicago's LiveWire Lounge Friday, May 18, with Speaking With Ghosts, Leighton, Bury Your Past and Synovial.
Fools' Brew plays Chicago's LiveWire Lounge Friday, May 18, with Speaking With Ghosts, Leighton, Bury Your Past and Synovial. - Courtesy of Fools' Brew

• Fools' Brew, Speaking With Ghosts, Leighton, Bury Your Past, Synovial: 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at LiveWire Lounge, 3394 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 756-5363 or livewireloungechicago.com.

• Mantis, Subject 31, Benzmixer, Gram Greene, GoodSex, Olivia Outrage, Tricky J, Severe: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Lakehurst Banquets, 300 Lakehurst Road, Waukegan. $20; $35 for VIP. (847) 440-3300 or cohoevents.com.

• 10,000 Maniacs: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Pfeiffer Concert Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. $20-$40. (630) 637-SHOW or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.

• The Powdered Toast Men: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Global Brew Tap House, 2100 Prairie St., St. Charles. (630) 549-0397 or globalbrew.com.

• The Beta Waves, LC/50, Fire Cat, Imbecile Missile: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. $10. (773) 871-6239 or silvieslounge.com.

• Kevin Andrew Prchal, A Flor de Piel: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Uncommon Ground (Lakeview), 3800 N. Clark St., Chicago. $12. (773) 929-3680 or uncommonground.com.

• The Coldies, Loose Cannons, State and Madison, Hallowed Halls: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

• The Caleb Miller Solo Project, Fabled Plans, Luke Schmitt and the Cold Cold Ones, Cat Dail: 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Counterpunch, Turnspit, Burn Rebuild: 9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $10-$13. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

• Wedding Banned: 9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $8-$10. (331) 777-4712 or ticketweb.com.

• Headhunterz: 9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $20-$23. (773) 570-4000 or concordmusichall.com.

• Ryan Cabrera, Joe Taylor Must Die, Rookie of the Year, City Under Siege, Mark Rose: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $16. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Joey Bada$$, Boogie, Buddy, Chuck Strangers: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $20-$125. (773) 570-4000 or concordmusichall.com.

• Ike Reilly, Half Gringa: 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $18-$20. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

• Brian Shamie is a Daily Herald multiplatform editor and local music fanboy. You can follow him on Twitter at @thatshamieguy. Listen to Brian's "2018 Chicago Sound Check Vol. 4" Spotify playlist for a sampling of some of the local bands he's written about recently for the Daily Herald.

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