Sunday picks: Ozzy and the gang say goodbye to Chicago
'End' of an era?
Metal icon Ozzy Osbourne promises the yearlong "The End" tour is really the end for Black Sabbath, and as the band nears nearly five decades of unforgettable music and spectacle, it might very well be true. Either way, catch the legendary rock gods when they visit the Chicago area with California rock band Rival Sons. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park. $20-$166; VIP and meet-and-greet packages are also available. (708) 614-1616 or tinleyparkamphitheatre.com.
Geneva resident San Star Sandberg, winner of the 2016 Suburban Chicago's Got Talent contest, will show off her vocal talents at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, during the 46th Annual Schaumburg Septemberfest at the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center grounds, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. Other headliners (over three stages) include The Purple Xperience (a Prince and the Revolution tribute) at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Smash Mouth at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, and 7th heaven at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5. Plus, there's more: Taste of Schaumburg, a carnival, arts and crafts, fireworks at 10 p.m. Sunday (rain date is 9 p.m. Monday) and the Labor Day parade (starting at Summit Drive and Wise Road) at 10 a.m. Monday. Free. septemberfest.org. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4; and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5
Take part in a scavenger hunt, build pirate ships and more as part of Pirate Adventure Weekend at the Legoland Discovery Center's Pirate Adventure Island! attraction at Streets of Woodfield, 601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg. $19 general admission. (847) 592-9700 or legolanddiscoverycenter.com/chicago. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5
The Legoland Discovery Center at Streets of Woodfield in Schaumburg hosts a Pirate Adventure Weekend Friday through Monday, Sept. 2-5.
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The seasonal Butterflies & Blooms exhibit flits away for another year after Labor Day, so this weekend is your last chance to see colorful winged bugs among the flowers at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. $6; $5 seniors; $4 kids 3-12. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5
The summer season is about to end for the Bristol Renaissance Faire, so now's your last chance to experience some ye olde English fun this weekend just off I-94 at 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, Wisconsin. $24.95; $11.50 kids; free for kids 4 and younger. (847) 395-7773 or renfair.com/bristol. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5
Orbert Davis' Soul Migration is one of the featured acts in the 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival starting Thursday at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, and also at Millennium Park locations like the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago. Free. (312) 744-5000 or cityofchicago.org. 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4
Poppy hip-hop duo Matt & Kim join the weekend-long North Coast Music Festival Sunday, Sept. 4.
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This weekend packs a high-energy punch when the North Coast Music Festival brings some of the hottest pop, indie and electronic artists to Chicago's Union Park. Headliners include the award-winning house producer Zedd and area prog-rock stalwarts Umphrey's McGee Sunday. Also, clear your schedule for the infinitely adorable Matt and Kim when they play their fun, pop-flavored hip-hop Sunday night. And be sure to save some local love for Chicago's own CZBoogie Sunday afternoon. Starts at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., Chicago. Single-day passes are $60 for Sunday; VIP packages are also available. See ticket and schedule information at northcoastfestival.com.
The 'king' at Cantigny
Elvis Presley tribute artist and Chicago native Rick Saucedo performs a tribute to the legendary king of rock 'n' roll in an outdoor concert in the band shell at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Guests are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating. Free with paid $10 parking. cantigny.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4
Batavia's Block Party
A classic car show, a pie bake-off, live music, lawn games and bags, hula hoop activities, dancing, kids' activities and vmore are all part of the annual Taste of Batavia Block Party on North River Street and at the Riverwalk, 100 N. Island Ave., downtown Batavia. Drink specials and tastings are available for purchase. Free. downtownbatavia.com/currentevents/block-party/. 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4
Everclear is one of four bands set to perform Sunday, Sept. 4 when the 5th annual Summerland Tour comes to the Last Fling in Naperville.
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The '90s are alive and well with the Main Stage headliners at Last Fling, the Naperville Jaycee's last big bash of the summer. Sunday, the Sugar Ray "Summerland Tour" is in the spotlight, featuring Sponge at 6:35 p.m., Lit at 7:15 and everclear at 8:05. And Monday is We Love Our Country Day, featuring the Hillbilly Rockstarz at 3 p.m., Adam Wakefield (of NBC's "The Voice") at 4:30 and Alabama artist Jamey Johnson at 6. Main stage acts at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, $35-$125; 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, $30-$125. At Rotary Hill, 500 Jackson Ave., Naperville. (630) 961-4143 or lastfling.org.
Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Jose Feliciano may be most famous for his Christmas carol "Feliz Navidad," but there is so much more to his career and musical output. Hear him in concert at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $49-$99. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com. 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4
Big top wows
Marvel at amazing feats of human strength and dexterity and more when the touring Kelly Miller Circus sets up its single-ring big top this weekend at the Belvidere Discount Mall, 2107 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, and then on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach. $16; $8 kids. (580) 326-9229 or kellymillercircus.com. 5 and 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4; and 2 and 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, in Waukegan. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Round Lake Beach. Shows the following week in McHenry, Carpentersville, Elk Grove Village, Itasca and other suburbs; check the website for details.
Of a Revolution
Fans of 1990s hits like "Black Rock" and "That was a Crazy Game of Poker" won't want to miss seeing O.A.R. in concert with guests The Hunts at Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $65-$75 pavilion tickets; $33-$38 lawn seating. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4
Comedian Jon Lovitz returns to the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Sunday, Sept. 4.
That's the ticket!
Celebrated comedian Jon Lovitz ("Saturday Night Live," "The Critic") returns for a special five-performance standup run starting Thursday at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $33 plus a two-item purchase. (847) 240-2001 or chicago.improv.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4
Sunday Funday Sunset Sessions featuring Kings of Class, Armour, Who Cares, Cross, Short Bus, Stevenson Roberts and Johan Franzn: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at Potter's Place Mexican Kitchen and Cantina and 2-9 Martini Lounge, 29 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Free cover. (630) 355-9165 or pottersplacenaperville.com.
Jose Feliciano: 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Latin, soft rock. $49-$99. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com.
O.A.R.: 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, pavilion at Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $65-$75. Lawn seats $33-$38. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org.
Black Sabbath "The End Tour": 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland, Tinley Park. Rock. $29.50-$166. (708) 614-1616 or livenation.com.
Deacon Blues: 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago. Rock; Steely Dan tribute band. $25-$35. (312) 733-9463 or citywinery.com.
Gin Blossoms: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Alternative rock. $39-$49. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com.
Ozomatli: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, Joe's Live, 5441 Park Place, Rosemont. For ages 21 and older. $20 general admission; $40 balcony. (847) 261-0392 or joesliverosemont.com.
Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $27.50-$37.50. thechicagotheatre.com.
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