Lucky Boys Confusion looks back on its debut album, "Growing Out of It," with a party at House of Blues Saturday, Oct. 26. - Courtesy of Lucky Boys Confusion

Sound check: Lucky Boys ring in the New Year at BaseCamp

Get a taste of some hometown artistry this New Year’s Eve when the Afterlife Alternative Series presents “Gettin’ Lucky: A New Year’s Eve Affair” featuring West suburban rock band Lucky Boys Confusion. One of the most popular bands coming out of the Chicago area in some time, LBC consistently rocks the stage with relatable songs, shoutalong lyrics and danceable beats. The band will be joined by The Run AroundDayTime HookerBumsy and the Moochers and Ask the Natives. The show package features a night of music, a buffet and a bar package with a champagne toast at midnight. Also get an exclusive taste of a new brew LBC concocted especially for the occasion. Get your tickets now for this banger of a celebration. 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. $75-$80. (331) 777-4712 or

Lumé live

Rapper Lumé’s new album gets the live treatment at Berwyn’s Wire Wednesday, Jan. 2. – Courtesy of Jeremy Cliff

Chicago rapper Lumé recently melded together some of the best elements of Chicago house, electronica and pop for his debut studio album, “Lust,” capturing upbeat dance hooks wrapped in poppy melodies. He brings the show to the stage at Berwyn’s Wire with DJ Chris for a midweek show to get you moving for the new year. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $10. (708) 669-9473 or

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