Sound check: Local love for Ike Reilly

Libertyville native Ike Reilly rocks his way to Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music to kick off a four-week residency Thursday, May 10, with an opening set by Michael McDermott. (The engagement also includes shows May 17, 24 and 31.) Old Town School of Folk Music, Szold Hall, 4545 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $18-$20. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org. 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10

Skyline’s May showcase

Suburban rocker Danny Mazz (Downers Groove’s Danny Mazzarella) kicks off the May edition of Skyline Music Series’ local showcase at BaseCamp Pub. The lineup includes host and founder Aaron Williams, St. Charles’ D-Classified and alternative rock band Social Que. Check out some great bands while supporting the local music scene. BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $6. (331) 777-4712 or basecamppub.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 4

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