Best bets: Terror Roulette, Peter Gabriel, Tower of Power and more
• Terror Roulette, a haunted house for fans who "wish to test their luck" in an interactive horror story, opens this weekend at the Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington. Must be 16 or older. Tickets start at $33.60. terrorroulette.com. Select days, Friday, Sept. 29, through Oct. 31
• Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., marks the start of the Halloween season with a scavenger hunt titled "Haunted Dolls 2: The Riddles of the Wayward Spirit." Dolls from the museum's collection, some of which have never been displayed, are included in the hunt. Pick up a guide at the first floor ticket desk. Free for members, $17 and $19 for nonmembers. (312) 642-4600 or chicagohistory.org. Saturday, Sept. 30, through Nov. 5
Grammy-nominated Tank and The Bangas perform with the Chicago Philharmonic on Saturday.
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Tank and The Bangas
The Chicago Philharmonic welcomes Tank and The Bangas, a New Orleans-based R&B, hip-hop and spoken-word ensemble, in concert at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago. Tarriona "Tank" Ball and her ensemble will perform selections from their Grammy Award-nominated album "Red Balloon. Tickets start at $39. auditoriumtheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30
Peter Gabriel brings his "i/O -- The Tour" to Chicago's United Center Saturday, Sept. 30.
- Associated Press, 2014
Whether looking at Peter Gabriel's tenure as lead singer of Genesis or examining his prolific solo career, it's undeniable his music has been influential. He joins with bandmates Tony Levin, David Rhodes and Manu Katché to bring his latest release, "i/O," to the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $69. unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30
Funk and R&B ensemble Tower of Power headline the McAninch Arts Center on Sunday.
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Blast from the past
Tower of Power, the horn-centric, 1970s funk and R&B dynamo and an in-demand backing band for the likes of Elton John, Santana and Bonnie Raitt, headlines the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Mike Jerel, from NBC's "The Voice," joins the band as its new lead singer. $85-$105. (630) 942-4000 or atthemac.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1
Blues artist Coco Montoya headlines Evanston's SPACE Sunday, Oct. 1.
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Coco in Evanston
Award-winning blues-rocker Coco Montoya marks his new release, "Writing on the Wall," with a show at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston. $15-$27. evanstonspace.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1
Former Chicago musician, ninth season "American Idol" contestant and Nashville Americana artist Crystal Bowersox heads to the suburbs for two midweek performances at Hey Nonny, 10 S. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights. Tickets start at $20. heynonny.com. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4
Crystal Bowersox plays two performances at Hey Nonny in Arlington Heights Wednesday, Oct. 4.
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My love, my darling
The Grammy-nominated Righteous Brothers take fans to "Rock and Roll Heaven" with their soul-pop classics (including "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'") at the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $35-$65. geneseetheatre.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5