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Michael McDonald will perform an evening holiday hits Dec. 22 Star PlazTheatre Merrillville.  |  File photo

Michael McDonald will perform an evening of holiday and hits on Dec. 22 at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville. | File photo

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Updated: January 21, 2014 6:03AM



Here is a look at music events.

Suggestions include Michael McDonald at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.

BLUE CHIP CASINO

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

♦ Dec. 20

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 now) at 11 p.m.

♦ 10:30 p.m. Dec. 21

Groove Dynasty (billed as the ultimate party band experience with all the things that make people say, “Wow!”)

HORSESHOE HAMMOND

The Venue, 777 Casino Center Drive, (866) 711-7463, horseshoehammond.com

♦ 8 p.m. Dec. 20

Celtic Woman’s Home for Christmas — The Symphony Tour, with tickets starting at $46

LAKESHORE LOUNGE

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

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 20-21

Andrea McNeal & Hip City Band

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 27-28

Surge Band (jazz, neo soul, rhythm and blues, funk, reggae and more)

♦ 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31

Avain Hightower and Full Circle (jazz and pop to rhythm and blues and neo soul)

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 31

Julia Huff & The Company Band on the Key Rewards main stage

STAR PLAZA THEATRE

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

♦ 7 p.m. Dec. 22

Michael McDonald (an evening of holiday and hits), with tickets for $55 or $45



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