Jack White will be performing at Empty Bottle at 9:00 pm tomorrow night, according to an Instagram post from the north side Chicago venue. “This is gonna be a real fun one and we’ll all very excited,” the post noted in a classic understatement. Tickets go on sale today at noon, and there will be a two-ticket limit per customer. Tickets are will call only, the doors will open at 7:30. I just heard WXRT DJ Lin Brehmer announce that the FM station will be giving tickets away to listeners. Be ready to call if you want one.
Blind Boys Of Alabama have a Christmas show this Wednesday at City Winery Chicago. A few days later on Sunday, singer-guitarist Phil Angotti will return to the venue for another Beatles Brunch. This one will focus on The Magical Mystery Tour soundtrack.
Give the Kinks fans what they want. Wicked Opossum Records, a Mishawaka, Indiana independent label, will release Starstruck: A Tribute To The Kinks this Friday on its Bandcamp page.
Alt rock/Americana band Dolly Varden will perform this Friday night at Hey Nonny in Arlington Heights, with Emily Haden Lee as its opening act.
Big Brother’s Vinyl, a local covers band that specializes in classic rock tunes you don’t usually hear on the club scene, will return to Madcats in Palatine on this Friday.