Dave Carlock’s Best Bets: Aug. 23-28

Published 7:40 am Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday, Aug. 23
Tony Bennett and
Antonia Bennett
9 p.m.
Silver Creek Event Center
11111 Wilson Rd.
New Buffalo, Mich.
(866) 494-6371

Truly a class act. Even Nina wants to go, so what does that tell you?
Check it out: bit.ly/11711sL

Saturday, Aug. 24
Diana Ross
8:30 p.m.
Star Plaza Theatre
8001 Deleware Pl.
Merrillville, Ind.
(800) 745-3000

Diana Ross rose to the top of the charts with the Supremes and later had a great solo career in the 70s and 80s. Her unique voice sailed over the top of We Are the World and now she comes to Merrillville to perform for the annual Ingalls Health System benefit. Go to Ingalls.org for more info on the foundation.
Check it out: bit.ly/14TyEus

Sunday, Aug. 25
Toto/Michael McDonald
8 p.m.
Chene Park Amphitheatre
2600 Atwater St.
(313) 393-7128

Doing US dates for the first time in several years, Toto is celebrating their 35 th Anniversary. Both Steve Porcaro and David Paich are out with them this go around and their singer is Joseph Williams (from the Fahrenheit & Seventh One albums). Oh yeah, Michael McDonald’s gonna be there too. I suppose he’ll jump in on his chorus cameo on “I’ll Be Over You”.
Check it out: bit.ly/172eKlQ

Monday, Aug. 26
The Comedy Of Errors by
William Shakespeare
7 p.m.
University Of Notre Dame Quad (in front of the Golden Dome)
Eddy St. & Holy Cross Dr.
Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 631-2273

Shakespeare in the park indeed! There are other dates with other Shakespeare plays this week so if you dig the work of the master playwright, make a few trips to the quad.
Check it out: bit.ly/16HDSzZ

Wednesday,  Aug. 28
Dropkick Murphys and Swingin’ Utters
Doors 6:30 p.m.
Club Fever
222 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, Ind.
(574) 234-5200

The Dropkick Murphys are synonymous with Irish celebratory punk rock and Club Fever should be a great venue to tip back a Guinness and get your shout on!
Check it out: bit.ly/13P3R2t

Send info on events you think Dave should know about to: DaveCarlocksBestBets@27sounds.com