• A strong double program is presented at Fitzgerald’s (6615 Roosevelt Road) in Berwyn on Saturday with great blues guitarist Lurrie Bell performing a solo at 8:30 pm, followed by a full concert by eclectic rockers from Chi-town The Claudettes. Tickets: $ 15. Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test result within 72 hours required to enter. Masks are mandatory. Learn more: fitzgeraldsnightclub.com.
Chicago prefers Disturbed and Z’Nuff back in action | Music
• Open Mic Monday at The Record Bin (1601 Franklin St.) in Michigan City sees rock duo Flood Plain make their stage host debut this coming Monday. A bottom line is provided for the event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., for all ages, with complimentary refreshments. Advance registration recommended. Free. More: 219-210-3813.
• Congratulations to NWI singer-songwriter and guitarist Eric Lambert for the continued international success of his latest solo album, “Beating The Odds”. Various songs from the recently released album have been covered by radio stations around the world. More: facebook.com/ericlambertguitar.
• Friday on the 89.1FM-Lakeshore public radio show, “Midwest BEAT,” the famous guest at 1:00 pm will be music historian and critically acclaimed author Marc Myers to discuss his new book, “ROCK CONCERT: An Oral History as Told by the Artists, Behind-the-Scenes Insiders and Fans Who Were There,” will be released on November 9 via Grove Atlantic Books.
The Tuesday Night Edition (9/11) will feature legendary bassist and session musician Leland Sklar, fresh out on October 30 with Carole King at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame for her induction ceremony. Sklar is a member of a supergroup of session musicians called The Immediate Family, which just released an eponymous album on Quatro Valley Records. Stream on lakeshorepublicradio.org.