The Weekend Q101

White Sox host the Guardians (Thursday-Sunday) 

The Guardians have been excellent all year. The White Sox have not. This could be a very long four game series for the South Siders.

Upper Deck Golf (Friday-Sunday) 

Once again, Wrigley Field is opening up their park to a select few lucky golfers who will be able to fire away at a makeshift course within the Friendly Confines. If you’re there on Saturday morning, you may even see Brian of Brian & Kenzie.

Stiff Little Fingers at Metro (Friday)  

For the final time ever, the legendary Irish punk band Stiff Little Fingers will play in Chicago as a part of their final US coast-to-coast tour. One of the most underrated bands of all-time, don’t miss this chance to see legends in the flesh before they say goodbye.

Guitar Hero Night at The Town in Aurora (Friday) 

So you wanna be a rockstar? The Town Bar & Grill welcomes you to our first ever rockin Guitar Hero Night. We will be playing Guitar Hero 3 and the top 3 highest scores will receive cash prizes. Rock on at The Town!

DEVO at The Riv (Saturday)

Iconic new wavers DEVO come to The Riv on Saturday night for a rare club date in the city to celebrate 50 years of being a band. Grab a ticket here.

Portugal. The Man at The Salt Shed (Saturday) 

It’s always good to see Portugal. The Man come to town! For the first time ever, our friends in PTM will be playing The Salt Shed and they’ve sold it out! We hope to see them again soon.

Major League Wrestling Azteca Lucha at Cicero Stadium (Saturday)

On Saturday night at Cicero Stadium, Major League Wrestling is bringing in some of the top stars in Mexican wrestling. In collaboration with Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, stars such as Atlantis, Mistico, & Ultimo Guerrero will be wrestling in a rare U.S. appearance. Case the Producer will be there to bask in the great lucha libre culture.

Shrek Rave at House of Blues (Saturday) 

Looking to do something on a Saturday night that’s a little different? The House of Blues will host the viral Shrek Rave for fans of DreamWorks’ popular animated franchise. The event will see live DJs spinning songs from the films, like Smash Mouth’s “All Star,” as well as non-Shrek music. Attendees are also encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters from the films.

Microwave at Concord Music Hall (Saturday, Sunday) 

Microwave, hot off the heels of their new record Let’s Start Degeneracy, head to Concord Music Hall for two nights of outstanding emo music. While Saturday night is sold out, Sunday night still has some tickets available – tickets that should be purchased because this band has released some of the finest music of 2024.