Tinley Park Arts Alive Community Band
This band offers performances throughout the year at different venues with low admission fees and sometimes free concerts. The talents are comprised of musicians from high school through adult from the South and Southwest suburbs and include Concert Band, Jazz Band and small ensembles. Tinley Park; 708-342-4200; artsalive.org
Harrah's Joliet Casino
While best known for its casino gaming, Harrah's is also home to Stage 151 with live performances every Friday and Saturday night. A variety of bands are featured and schedules are posted each month. The casino is open 8 a.m. to 6 a.m. daily.
151 N. Joliet St., Joliet; 815-740-7800; harrahsjoliet.com
Hollywood Casino Joliet
The casino is also home to the Hollywood Stadium, which offers a continual lineup of live band entertainment. The casino is open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily.
777 Hollywood Blvd., Joliet;
Chicago Gaelic Park
Dedicated to promoting and fostering Irish culture, music and sports this 50-acre site offers activities every day of the week and includes it's own Irish theater group, Gaelic Park Players, an Irish pub, and sports fields. Gaelic Park Players presents two shows a year in spring and summer.
6119 W. 147th St. Oak Forest;