Sound check: Lucky Boys ring in the New Year at BaseCamp

  • Lucky Boys Confusion rings in the new year with a little help from The Run Around and DayTime Hooker at BaseCamp Pub in Lisle.

    Lucky Boys Confusion rings in the new year with a little help from The Run Around and DayTime Hooker at BaseCamp Pub in Lisle.

  • Rapper Lumé's new album gets the live treatment at Berwyn's Wire Wednesday, Jan. 2.

    Rapper Lumé's new album gets the live treatment at Berwyn's Wire Wednesday, Jan. 2. Courtesy of Jeremy Cliff

 
 
Updated 12/27/2018 3:53 PM

Gettin' Lucky

Get a taste of some hometown artistry this New Year's Eve when the Afterlife Alternative Series presents "Gettin' Lucky: A New Year's Eve Affair" featuring West suburban rock band Lucky Boys Confusion. One of the most popular bands coming out of the Chicago area in some time, LBC consistently rocks the stage with relatable songs, shoutalong lyrics and danceable beats. The band will be joined by The Run Around, DayTime Hooker, Bumsy and the Moochers and Ask the Natives. The show package features a night of music, a buffet and a bar package with a champagne toast at midnight. Also get an exclusive taste of a new brew LBC concocted especially for the occasion. Get your tickets now for this banger of a celebration. 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $75-$80. (331) 777-4712 or ticketweb.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

'Can't You See'

The Marshall Tucker Band, pioneers of the early-'70s Southern rock sound, brings its hits to town this weekend with the "Jukebox Jammin' Tour 2018." 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $39-$89. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com.

Lumé live

Chicago rapper Lumé recently melded together some of the best elements of Chicago house, electronica and pop for his debut studio album, "Lust," capturing upbeat dance hooks wrapped in poppy melodies. He brings the show to the stage at Berwyn's Wire with DJ Chris for a midweek show to get you moving for the new year. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $10. (708) 669-9473 or wireismusic.com.

Concert highlights

The Deathstrokes, Long Birds, New Nights, Sunday Cruise: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Side Street Studio Arts, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin. $5 suggested donation. (847) 429-2276 or sidestreetstudioarts.org.

Inspector Owl, Troubled Hubble: 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

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Skyline Music Concert Series featuring The Instinct, D-Classified: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $8. (331) 777-4712 or basecamppub.com.

SouthSideExiles, Royal Son Of A Guns, Dead Freddie: 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Outtaspace, 6840 32nd St., Berwyn. $5. (773) 972-3307 or theouttaspace.com.

Johnny Automatic, This Obsession, Death And Memphis, Mario Sanchez: 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $9-$12. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

Jungle of Cities: 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora. Free. (630) 264-2739 or twobrothersbrewing.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Terrapin Flyer: 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at FitzGerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $10. (708) 788-2118 or fitzgeraldsnightclub.com.

Grey Shore Avenue: 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Debonair Social Club, 1575 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 227-7990 or debonairsocialclub.com.

BandFam Bash '18 with A Silent Truth, Genotype, Central Disorder, Wings Of Severance, Let Fate Decide and Sound Of Fire: 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Penny Road Pub, 545 Penny Road, Barrington. $10. (847) 428-0562 or pennyroadpub.com.

The Holiday Rumble with 3 On The Tree, Wild Card Rumble, & Holly & the Buddys: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at BrauerHouse Live, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $7. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

Valaska, Daniel Wade, Radar, Nate Kay: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $10. (708) 669-9473 or wireismusic.com.

BoDeans with special guest Trapper Schoepp: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $49-$89. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com.

Midwest Action Winter Showcase with Kevin and Hell, Brbra Bush, Diagonal and Eric Wallgren: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

Parker, The Hallow, Lost Years, Bury Me In Lights: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at JJ Kelley's, 2455 Bernice Road, Lansing. (708) 474-9977 or facebook.com.

CloutGodz, Lil Woo, Adam Wilson, Nehemiah, Swift the Mayor, Scud Kyles: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

Don't Speak, CoverGirls: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. $3. (847) 358-9150 or durtynellies.com.

Chicago Punk Rock Night with Canadian Rifle & Airstream Futures: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $10-$12. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

Kung Fu, Murley: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $18-$20. (773) 404-9494 or martyrslive.com.

Mustard Plug Annual Holiday Show with the Eclectics, Still Alive, Bumsy & the Moochers: 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $13. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven: 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $30-$35. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

NYE featuring The Nick Bell Band, The Buzzhounds: 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Mac's on Slade, 117 W. Slade St., Palatine. $55 includes dinner buffet, performance by The Buzzhounds and champagne toast; $10 after 10 p.m. (847) 907-9621 or macsonslade.com.

FitzGerald's New Year's Eve -- EXPO '76/Outcast Jazz Band: 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at FitzGerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $40. (708) 788-2118 or fitzgeraldsnightclub.com.

"Gettin' Lucky -- A New Year's Eve Affair" featuring Lucky Boys Confusion, The Run Around, DayTime Hooker, Bumsy and the Moochers and Ask the Natives: 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $75-$80. (331) 777-4712 or ticketweb.com.

NYE 2018 Masquerade Ball with Naked Raygun & Masked Intruder: 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at BrauerHouse Live, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $30-$35. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

New Year's Eve Bash with Modern Day Romeos and Winnie Cooper: 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. $20-$75. (847) 358-9150 or durtynellies.com.

Mungion: 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $20. (773) 404-9494 or martyrslive.com.

New Year's Eve with Sixteen Candles: 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Joe's Live, 5441 Park Place, Rosemont. $85.00 until noon Dec. 25; $95 and up after. (847) 261-0392 or joesliverosemont.com.

Guided By Voices: 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $50-$85. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

Local H, Radkey: 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., Chicago. $30-$35. (773) 537-4440 or chopshopchi.com.

Mucca Pazza, Absolutely Not, Fuzzbox DJs: 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $25-$30. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

Lumé, DJ Chris: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $10. (708) 669-9473 or wireismusic.com.

Jonnycatland, Steel, Gal Gun, Sunday Cruise: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Brian Shamie is a Daily Herald multiplatform editor and local music fanboy. You can follow him on Twitter at @thatshamieguy.

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