Paul Cebar plays FitzGerald's Stay-At-Home Concert Series Saturday, June 6.

Sound check: Paul Cebar on the road, Ron Onesti on the screen

FitzGerald’s continues its weekly concert series; Ron Onesti presents two livestream performances; Side Street’s weekly BOTB

Paul Cebar on the road

FitzGerald’s in Berwyn continues its weekly Stay-At-Home Concert Series this weekend with funk artist Paul Cebar of Tomorrow Sound at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 6. Cebar will take to the streets in the FitzGerald’s pickup truck for a free outdoor performance fans can see from the safety of their front yards or online for free at Also, Toronzo Cannon’s performance set for last weekend was postponed because of protests in the area. Watch FitzGerald’s page for an upcoming date announcement. Donations to support the artists and FitzGerald’s staff can be made through Venmo @fitzgeraldsnightclub or PayPal at

Onesti on-screen

Ron Onesti and Onesti Entertainment present two streaming shows for your home-viewing pleasure this weekend. Episode 3 of the Artists on Lockdown Series features “Hangin’ and Bangin’ with Carmine & Vinny Appice and special guest Derek Sherinian” conversing directly with Onesti at 6 p.m. Friday, June 5, on the Artists on Lockdown Facebook page at At 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6, catch Chicago’s own Piano Man Band playing a streaming set on Facebook at

Side Street’s weekly Battle

This week, Side Street Studio Arts’ annual Battle of the Bands puts three new artists in the ring for a chance to win the $100 weekly prize and a slot in the Final Round, set for Aug. 8. Visit the virtual battle from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at to check out a song from this week’s candidates — Splits, The Data Waves and Swimshirt — and cast your ballot. Votes and a selection from the panel of five judges will determine this week’s winner. For details or questions, visit

Also, congratulations to last week’s winners: Foresight on May 29 and a tie between The Romantic Satire and Homie Stock on May 30. All three winners earned cash prizes and slots in the finals.

• Brian Shamie is a Daily Herald multiplatform editor and local music junkie. Email him at, find him on Facebookor follow him on Twitter (@thatshamieguy) or Instagram (@chicagosoundcheck).

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