posttrib
CRACKLING 
Weather Updates

Local Buzz for Oct. 25, 2013

TiPuente Jr. will bring his percussive flair an Oct. 26 concert Wirt-EmersVisual Performing Arts High Ability Academy Gary. The Pacific

Tito Puente Jr. will bring his percussive flair to an Oct. 26 concert at Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High Ability Academy in Gary. The Pacific Mambo Orchestra heads the show, which boasts Grammy-winning talent.

storyidforme: 56444898
tmspicid: 20759356
fileheaderid: 9679333

Updated: November 26, 2013 6:02AM



Here is a look at music events.

Suggestions include Tito Puente Jr. and the Pacific Mambo Orchestra at Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High Ability Academy in Gary.

BLUE CHIP CASINO

777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, (219) 879-7711, bluechipcasino.com

♦ Oct. 25 (Rocks Lounge)

BBI at 6 p.m. and Audiomatic (classic rock and 1980s music to modern pop) at 10:30 p.m.

♦ 10 p.m. Oct. 25 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Hello Nuvo

♦ Oct. 26 (Rocks Lounge)

Monterrey at 1:30 p.m., 80’s Enough at 6 p.m. and the HZ Band at 10:30 p.m.

♦ 10 p.m. Oct. 26 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

The Pulse Band

♦ 6 p.m. Oct. 27 (Rocks Lounge)

Scott DuBose and the 101 Ranch

FRONT PORCH MUSIC

505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, (219) 464-4700, frontporchmusic.com

♦ 8 p.m. Oct. 25

For Us Cool Kids (teen rock band), with tickets at $5

♦ 7:30 p.m. (doors and sign-up at 7 p.m.) Oct. 31

Open Stages with featured artist Captain Ambivalent

LAKESHORE LOUNGE

Majestic Star Casino & Hotel, 1 Buffington Harbor, Gary, where there are local and regional bands every Friday and Saturday, (888) 225-8259, majesticstarcasino.com

♦ 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 25-26 and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 8-9

Julia Huff & The Company Band

♦ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 1-2

Avian Hightower and Full Circle

♦ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 15-16

Family Reunion

♦ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 22-23

Ricky Rainbow

♦ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 29-30

Greg Gibbs and the Source Band

STAR PLAZA THEATRE

8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, (800) 745-3000, starplazatheatre.com

♦ 4 p.m. Oct. 27

Imagination Movers, a kid-centered rock band that can be seen on the Disney Junior TV show of the same name, with tickets for $28 or $42

THEATRE AT THE CENTER

1040 Ridge Road, Munster, 836-3255, theatreatthecenter.com

♦ 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-27

Collectables recording artist Harbor Lights perform the greatest hits from the doo-wop era, with tickets at $30

A 5:30 p.m. dinner on Oct. 26 is available for an additional $20 per person, and a 1 p.m. brunch will be served Oct. 27 at an additional $22.50 per person

WIRT-EMERSON VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS HIGH ABILITY ACADEMY

210 N. Grand Blvd., Gary, eventbrite.com

♦ 7 p.m. Oct. 26

Tito Puente Jr. and the Pacific Mambo Orchestra, with tickets at $20 for general admission and $10 for students with identification and individuals in groups of 20 or more



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.