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Cheap Trick will perform Dec. 27 Star PlazTheatre Merrillville.  |  AP file photo

Cheap Trick will perform Dec. 27 at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville. | AP file photo

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Updated: January 28, 2014 6:02AM



Here is a look at music events.

Suggestions include Cheap Trick at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.

BLUE CHIP CASINO

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

♦ Dec. 27 (Rocks Lounge)

Zane’s Way (oldies) at 6 p.m. and Soda at 10:30 p.m.

♦ 10 p.m. Dec. 27 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Friday Night DJ

♦ Dec. 28 (Rocks Lounge)

Monterrey (oldies and classic rock) at 1:30 p.m., 80’s Enough (the best of 1980s music) at 6 p.m. and Deja Vu (music from ABBA to the Doobies Brothers) at 10:30 p.m.

♦ 10 p.m. Dec. 28 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Hello Nuvo

♦ Dec. 29 (Rocks Lounge)

Meet The Beetles! (a tribute to the Beatles) at 1 p.m. and Smokin’ Gunz at 6 p.m.

♦ Dec. 31 (Rocks Lounge)

The Bigger Picture Band at 2 p.m., 80’s Enough at 6 p.m. and April’s Reign at 10:30 p.m.

♦ 10 p.m. Dec. 31 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Ham Vegas (favorite rock and pop hits) opens It’s Vegas Baby! New Year’s Eve, which has a $20 cover charge at 10 p.m. and also features party favors and a champagne toast at midnight (dinner reservations are available for 5-9 p.m. at 888-879-7711)

♦ 9 p.m. Jan. 2 (It’s Vegas Baby!)

Visions of Santana

HORSESHOE HAMMOND

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

♦ Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve Celebration packages include the VIP Party Hotel Package, which includes admission to the midnight (11 p.m. doors) celebration with live entertainment, complimentary champagne and party favors or the High Roller Hotel Package, which includes the celebration as well as dinner reservations for two at Jack Binion’s Steak House between 4 and 6:45 p.m. or 9:15-11 p.m. (two cocktails are included per person)

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. 27-28 (Lakeshore Lounge)

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

♦ 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31 (Lakeshore Lounge)

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

♦ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 31 (Key Rewards main stage)

Julia Huff & The Company Band

STAR PLAZA THEATRE

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

♦ 8 p.m. Dec. 27

Cheap Trick, with tickets for $37, $47 or $57

♦ 8 p.m. Dec. 28

Styx, with tickets for $40 or $50



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