2018 proved to be an exciting year for live music in the Chicago suburbs. Here are a few highlights from the year:
Singer Pete Jive and other musicians, including noted guitarist Pat Bergeson, perform Michael Heaton's song "The Good Times" Sept. 1, 2018, at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora as part of a benefit concert for Heaton, who is battling cancer.
Chicago blues musician Toronzo Cannon performs "John The Conquer Root" on June 16, 2018, at the Blues on the Fox festival at RiverEdge Park in Aurora.
Fiona Grey joins her father, Ralph Covert, and his band The Bad Examples, on the song "Not Dead Yet" on Sept. 8, 2018, at the Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ.
Joe Louis Walker and his band performed Aug. 9, 2018, at College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center.
The band Chicago Samba performs on July 14, 2018, as part of Jazz Up Glen Ellyn in downtown Glen Ellyn.
The band HOSS performs the AC/DC song "Hells Bells" on Dec. 1, 2018, at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora as part of its annual Holiday Show and Toy Drive to benefit Hesed House homeless shelter in Aurora.