People all over the world can join in and climb the "Stairway to Heaven" with the O'Jays at the "Love and Laughter" New Year's Eve concert. Although the soul trio (Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, Eric Nolan Grant) can sing a ballad with the best of them, you will still be able to boogie with the group's more uptempo songs such as "Livin' for the Weekend" and "I Love Music." For laughs, comedian Arnez J performs.
Why go: Maybe the surprise guest will be Levert II, whose single, "What a Woman" from its debut album, "Dedication," features the O'Jays and vocals by the late Sean Levert, who was a part of the group before his death in 2008.
Details: 9 p.m. Saturday at The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St.; $70-$120; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com