Best Bets: Three Dog Night at RiverEdge, Jazz at Cantigny, ‘Texican rock ‘n roll’ at the Arcada

‘Celebrate’ sounds of the ’70s

1970s hitmakers Three Dog Night (“Joy to the World,” “One,” “An Old Fashioned Love Song,” “Mama Told Me”) headline the opening of the summer concert season at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora. They’re joined by special guests Asia (“Heat of the Moment,” “Only Time will Tell”) and John Payne. $37. 8 p.m. Friday, June 21

Comedy at the Vault

Writer/comedian Nathan Macintosh, a veteran of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” and “Conan,” performs at The Comedy Vault, 18 E. Wilson St., Batavia. $25, plus a two-item food or beverage minimum. (630) 454-4174 or 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 21-22

Latin stars in the ‘burbs

Latin Grammy Award-winning singer, reality TV personality and podcaster Chiquis Rivera brings her Diamantes Tour to the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. $29.50-$127.50. (847) 671-5100 or 8 p.m. Friday, June 21

Los Lonely Boys plays The Arcada Theatre in Aurora on Saturday, June 22.

• Texas natives Henry, Jojo and Ringo Garza, who together comprise Los Lonely Boys, headline the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Best known for their Grammy Award-winning single “Heaven,” the trio combine Texas blues, country and Tejano music. $39-$99. (630) 962-7000 or 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Jazz at Cantigny …

Jazz fans and foodies are invited to Cantigny’s first Jazz Soiree at the Robert R. McCormick Museum, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Tickets for the event, which includes dinner, cocktails and entertainment inside the historic home, are $175. The soiree serves as a preview of the Cantigny Jazz and Wine Fest, which includes performances by Grammy Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater and her quartet, the Frank Russell Quintet, Erik Skov Duo and others. Tickets are $30 for adults (music only), $75 (music and wine), and $30 for those younger than 21. Jazz soiree: 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 21; Jazz and wine fest: noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 23

The Shedd Aquarium's long-running summer concert series Jazzin' at the Shedd runs through Aug. 28. Courtesy of The Shedd Aquarium

… and Jazzin’ at the Shedd

Jazzin’ at the Shedd, the Shedd Aquarium’s long-running summer music series, began earlier this month at 1200 S. DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. Performers include Yoko Noge and the Jazz Me Blues Band, Rio Bamba, Soul Message Band, Isaiah Spencer Quartet, Lake Effect, Detour JazFunk, Michele Thomas Quartet, Tom Lowery Trio and others. Members $14.95; Chicago residents $19.95; nonresidents start at $39.95. 5-10 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 28

• Ongoing at the aquarium is the Stingray Touch exhibition, which allows visitors to touch and feed the animals. Feeding is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is for kids 6 and older.

Tama drummer Massamba Diop and flutist Steve Kujala join members of the Chicago Philharmonic and conductor Emil de Cou to perform the score to Marvel Studios' “Black Panther,” accompanied by a screening of the 2018 film. Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg Photography

‘Black Panther’ in concert

The Auditorium Theatre’s Philms Concert Series, which features screenings of films whose scores are played live by members of the Chicago Philharmonic, continues with “Black Panther” by composer Ludwig Göransson. Senegalese drummer Massamba Diop, who co-created parts of the original score, joins the orchestra for the screening/concert at 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago. Tickets start at $69. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Band of brothers

Former Allman Brothers Band member David “Rook” Goldflies joins former Outlaws lead guitarist Kris Anderson and Mike Kach, former member of Dickey Betts & Great Southern, for “A Brothers Revival.” A tribute to Southern rockers and rock 'n' roll Hall of Famers The Allman Brothers Band (“Ramblin’ Man,” “Midnight Rider”), the concert takes place at the Gorton Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. $29-$39. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Chicago welcomes Pakistani musicians

The South Asia Institute, 1925 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, hosts Pakistan’s famed Saami Brothers, who perform traditional qawwali music, a type of devotional singing that dates back 800 years and became mainstream late last century. This marks the first time in nearly a decade that the brothers have performed in Chicago. “Their music is not only soulful and enchanting, but also showcases the mastery they have attained through years of rigorous training under the greatest maestros of Pakistani music,” said executive director Brian Keigher, in a prepared statement. $50, $75 VIP. 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23

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