Plan ahead: NKOTB and other 1980s, '90s acts head to Allstate Arena
Queen sing along
No need to withstand withering stares if you sing along with the band Queen during a "Bohemian Rhapsody Sing Along" at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. $11. (630) 896-6666 or paramountaurora.com. 8 p.m. Saturday, June 8
'Step by Step'
Revel in the pop music of the 1980s and early '90s when New Kids On The Block brings "The Mixtape Tour" with guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature on Friday, June 14, to the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $64-$842; $15-$25 parking. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15
The touring show "Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash" pays tribute to the music of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash on Friday, June 21, at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, 1201 Main St., Batavia. $28-$40. (630) 937-8980 or bataviafineartscentre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 21