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There are several music events slated Northwest Indiancoming weeks.  |  File photo

There are several music events slated in Northwest Indiana in the coming weeks. | File photo

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Updated: September 17, 2013 6:03AM



Here is a look at music events.

Suggestions include a Zodiac gig in Valparaiso.

ZODIAC

♦ 10 p.m. Aug. 17

At Roadhouse, 4 W. U.S. 6, Valparaiso, 462-8415
zodiac69.com

BLUE CHIP CASINO

777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, 879-7711, bluechipcasino.com

♦ Aug. 16 (Rocks Lounge)

2 Trailers Down (acoustic music) at 6 p.m., Tonal Attitude (classic pop, funk and soul) at 8:20 p.m. and Foot 5 (music from the 1970s to current) at 11 p.m.

♦ Aug. 16-17 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

P.S. Dump Your Boyfriend at 10 p.m.

♦ Aug. 17 (Rocks Lounge)

Tumbleweed (oldies and classic rock) at 1:30 p.m., the Dancing Noodles (Motown, oldies and classic rock) at 6 p.m. and C-Factor (billed as Chicago’s ultimate party rock band) at 10:30 p.m.

♦ Aug. 18 (Rocks Lounge)

Spike and the Spitwads (1940s and ’50s music) at 1 p.m. and Gypsy Red (high-energy, dance-floor packing mix of country and rock favorites) at 6 p.m.

♦ Aug. 22 (Rocks Lounge)

Elwood Splinters Blues Band (traditional to comtemporary blues) at 8 p.m.

♦ Aug. 22 and 29 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Chicago Dueling Pianos at 8 p.m.

♦ Aug. 23 (Rocks Lounge)

Zane’s Way (oldies) at 6 p.m. and Life Is Drama (billed as Chicagoland’s premier cover band) at 10:30 p.m.

♦ Aug. 23-24 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Killer Flamingos at 10 p.m.

♦ Aug. 24 (Rocks Lounge)

Piano Man at 1:30 p.m., 80’s Enough at 6 p.m. and Pirate Radio at 10:30 p.m.

♦ Aug. 25 (Rocks Lounge)

Cadillac Casanovas at 1 p.m. and Smokin’ Gunz at 6 p.m.

♦ Aug. 29 (Rocks Lounge)

The Chicago Kingsnakes at 8 p.m.

♦ Aug. 30 (Rocks Lounge)

JP and the Cats at 6 p.m. and the HZ Band at 10:30 p.m.

♦ Aug. 30 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Hello Nuvo at 10 p.m.

♦ 2 p.m. Sept. 1

Rick Saucedo (tribute to Elvis Presley)

♦ 10:30 p.m. Sept. 7

Overdue (party rock hits from the 1980s to current)

LAKESHORE LOUNGE

At Majestic Star Casino & Hotel, 1 Buffington Harbor, Gary, where there is live entertainment including local and regional bands every Friday and Saturday

(888) 225-8259, majesticstarcasino.com

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 16-17

Javon Watson

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 23-24

Avain Hightower and Full Circle (velvet tones and a high-energy performance ranging from jazz and pop to rhythm and blues and neo soul)

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 30

Ricky Rainbow

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 1

Keith Jackson & Triple Dose Band (a highly acclaimed Northwest Indiana band that has spanned more than 14 years)



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