Beethoven has said, “Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.” There’s something for everyone tonight. Cheers!
1. Dance the night away: “People love their Halen,” Derek “Eddie” Fuller has said of the Van Halen tribute band Fan Halen. They’re joined by AC/DC tribute band Back in Black at 8 p.m. at the House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, following the “2009 Loop Rock Girl” contest. Free (21+over). Call (312) 923-2000.
2. The owner of the Underground Wonder Bar, 10 E. Walton, will be playing rock/soul/funk/jazz/blues as Lonie Walker and her Big Bad Ass Company. Band at 11 p.m. The cover charge is $15; Call (312) 266-7761.
For more Friday night action, visit www.centerstagechicago.com.