Sound check: Rapper Travis Scott plays United Center

  • Rapper Travis Scott brings his "Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour" to Chicago's United Center Thursday, Dec. 6.

    Rapper Travis Scott brings his "Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour" to Chicago's United Center Thursday, Dec. 6. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 11/29/2018 11:24 AM

Travis Scott's 'Astroworld'

Riding the August release of his chart-dominating "Astroworld," rapper Travis Scott has had a busy year -- a new album and a new baby with his special lady Kylie Jenner, as well as launching his "Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour." The act, including fellow artists Trippie Redd, Gunna and Sheck Wes, makes a stop at Chicago's United Center. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $59-$139. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

RocHaus rings in the holidays

West Dundee's RocHaus hosts the "Dickens in Dundee Open Haus: Fezziwig's Festivities" Friday, a celebration of the upcoming holidays, with a night of performances. The Dundee Crown Jazz Combo kicks off the evening at 6, followed by the Boys and Girls Club of Dundee Township Choir, the Dundee Crown Chamber Choir and Controlled Burn. 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at RocHaus, 96 W. Main St., West Dundee. Free. (815) 482-2870 or rochaus.com.

Dig Engine headlines Skyline series

Catch the last Skyline Concert Series of 2018 when Dig Engine takes the stage with four other up-and-coming DuPage acts -- Eugeine Grey and The Bad Habits, Jungle of Cities, the Robert Hynes Band and Blameless Lake. Enjoy some great music. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at BaseCamp Pub & Eatery, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $7. (331) 777-4712 or aaronwilliamsmusic.com.

WeishFest 2018

National roots band Dispatch and country star Easton Corbin headline WeishFest 2018 to benefit The Andrew Weishar Foundation, an organization formed in honor of Andrew Weishar, who passed away in 2012 after a three-year fight with cancer. The two-stage festival, which also features performances from Railway Gamblers, Reece Phillips, Sean & Charlie and Suburban Cowboys, raises funds to help the foundation assist families battling the disease. 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park. $40-$125. (708) 388-8881 or weishfest.com.

The recently reunited Framing Hanley takes the stage with Invictus and 20 Spot Saturday, Dec. 1, at BaseCamp Pub.
The recently reunited Framing Hanley takes the stage with Invictus and 20 Spot Saturday, Dec. 1, at BaseCamp Pub. - Courtesy of Framing Hanley
Framing Hanley back on stage

The recently reunited Nashville post-hardcore band Framing Hanley returned to the national scene this summer, dropping the single "Puzzle Pieces" along with news of the upcoming album, "Sumner Roots." The band is touring now and has a fresh new single, "Baggage Claim," out Friday. Catch Framing Hanley at Lisle's BaseCamp Pub this weekend, supported by pop-punk rock from West suburban Invictus and south suburban hard rock band 20 Spot. 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $20-$25. (331) 777-4712 or ticketweb.com.

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Concert highlights

Saving Abel, Frontline, Achilles, Blacklist Regulars: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at The Forge, 22 W. Cass St., Joliet. $15-$45. (815) 280-5246 or theforgelive.com.

Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, The Blasters, Big Sandy: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $25. (773) 549-4140 or metrochicago.com.

Teenage Bottlerocket, Tightwire, The Usuals and 3 to Go!: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Legit Dogs & Ice, 51 S. Grove Ave., Elgin. $18. (708) 738-8306 or legitdogsandice.com.

Puddles Pity Party: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. $29-$37. (815) 356-9212 or rauecenter.org.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The Angel Coln Band,  Two But Not Two, Observing With Annie, Baertrum: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. $10. (773) 871-6239 or silvieslounge.com.

Marc Anthony: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. Tickets start at $59. (800) 854-2196 or arenarosemont.com.

An Intimate Autumn at DZ, featuring Peach Fuzz, 8-bit crEEps, Bow & Spear, Bringers: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at DZ Records, 8548 S. 85th Court, Hickory Hills. $10. (708) 280-5177 or facebook.com.

The Way Down Wanderers, Growler, Amoramora: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $10-$12; $25 for VIP. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

Monster, After Forever: 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $7-$10. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

Sports Boyfriend, Ruins, SPVD: 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. Free. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

MeWithoutYou, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Hold Down the Ocean: 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $20-$25. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

Nick Bell Band: 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at The House Pub, 16 S. Riverside Ave., St. Charles. Free. thehousepub.com.

Robbie Fulks: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., Second Floor, Chicago. $12; free for members. (312) 374-8790 or americanwritersmuseum.org.

The Black Moods, Holly, The Dirty Ugly: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at RocHaus, 96 W. Main St., West Dundee. Free. (815) 482-2870 or rochaus.com.

3 Minutes to Mannheim, Fire Cat, Rebels In Stereo, Eddy & the Arsons: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. $10. (773) 871-6239 or silvieslounge.com.

Andrew Ripp: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago. $18-$28. (312) 733-9463 or citywinery.com.

Savoy Brown, The Steepwater Band: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at BrauerHouse Live, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $20-$25. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

Teed, Aforementioned: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Mackey's Hideout, 2601 S. River Road, McHenry. (815) 363-7040 or mackeyshideout.com.

Stypes, Heartless Pariah, Rich Xperience, Vibe Theory: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Moe's Tavern, 2937 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 227-2937 or moestavernchicago.com.

WKQX's "The Nights We Stole Christmas" with Death Cab for Cutie, Elle King & lovelytheband: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. $42. (773) 561-9500 or 101wkqx.com/stole/.

Stars, My Brightest Diamond: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $27-$30. (773) 549-4140 or metrochicago.com.

Peter Bjorn & John, Talos: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $20-$22. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

Kris Allen's "Somethin' About Christmas Tour 2018": 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago. $25-$35. (312) 733-9463 or citywinery.com.

With Confidence, Broadside, Sleep On It, Small Talks: 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $16. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

Radar, Taco Shock, Fantastic Mammals: 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $7-$10. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

• 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. 9" Spotify playlist for a sampling of some of the local bands he's written about recently for the Daily Herald.

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