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Smokey Robinson, left, and Jake Owen coming to Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana

Live at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana

Contributed By: The 411 News

Performance Calendar May 30 - June 15

Council Oak Bar and Hard Rock Café performances are free. Hard Rock Live performances are ticketed. All shows 21 and up!
Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, 5400 West 29th Ave. in Gary, IN, 46406. Call (219) 228-2383 or visit

Thursday 5/30/2024
Jake Owen – Hard Rock Live –Doors open at 7pm

With ten No.1 hit singles and over 3 billion U.S. on-demand streams, Jake Owen has ascended to stardom as a mainstay country staple. Known for his laid-back style and genre defining hits like "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" and "American Country Love Song," Owen’s album “Greetings From... Jake” delivered three No.1 hits: "Made For You," "Homemade," and " I Was Jack (You Were Diane)." Tickets start at $45.

Friday, 5/31/2024
Smokey Robinson – Hard Rock Live – Doors open at 7pm

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson's career spans over four decades of hits. He has received numerous awards, including the GRAMMY Living Legend Award, NARAS Lifetime Achievement Award, Honorary Doctorate (Howard University), Kennedy Center Honors, and the National Medal of Arts Award from the President of the United States. He has also been inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. Tickets start at $89.50.

Fletcher Rockwell – Council Oak Bar Stage – 8pm
With classic Americana-tinged rock & roll steeped in the blue-collar charm of their hometown, Chicago’s Fletcher Rockwell has been building a loyal fan base throughout the Midwest since 2009.

Stache - Hard Rock Café Stage – 9pm
Stache is a seven piece band that expertly plays the hits from across decades and genres. A Stache show is the ultimate "shuffle" experience: a wild ride where you never know what you're going to get next, but it's sure to get people singing along, out of their seats and onto the dance floor

Saturday, 6/1/2024
DJ Dave C – Council Oak Bar Stage – 8pm

DJ Dave C was born and raised in Bucktown/Humboldt Park area in Chicago. He started his love affair with music and the underground culture in the early 80's as a young break dancer. In 1985, he meets one of his best friends and fellow DJ Gabriel "Rock the house".

Chronic Flannel- Hard Rock Café Stage – 9pm
Chronic Flannel is one of the region’s most sought-after live music acts. With a song list that no other band can touch, Chronic Flannel delivers tunes from nearly every genre (hip-hop, R&B, rock of all eras, reggae, country, pop, and more) with energy and musicianship that has delighted audiences in clubs, bars, theaters, special events, weddings, festivals, and more across the Midwest since 2017.

Friday, 6/7/2024
Vino Louden – Council Oak Bar Stage – 8pm

Vino Louden is a Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Inductee born in the small town of Hayti, Missouri. Since fronting his own band, Vino Louden Band has played venues locally and abroad, including Buddy Guys Legends, Hollywood Bowl, Windy City Live, House of Blues, Chicago Theater, and in the countries of Brazil, France, and Japan.

Hello Weekend - Hard Rock Café Stage – 9pm
Hello Weekend is a nonstop, hit after hit, party band. They not only bring high-energy sound with Christina's heart stopping vocals, but they bring a captivating stage presence and an overall transfixing performance, the likes of which, you won't soon forget!

Saturday, 6/8/2024
Dear Amy – Hard Rock Live – Doors open at 7pm

Amy "Frankie Jordan" McIntosh (yes, her real name is “Amy”) has been in the entertainment industry since the age of 14. She started her career as the lead singer of a Hollywood Records girl group and went on to record under Curb Records and Rock Mafia (Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez). Tickets start at $19.50.

DJ Marquez Antonio – Council Oak Bar Stage – 8pm
Straight from the 312, the birthplace of House Music, Marquez Antonio is known for his selective picks of tracks and blends. Always taking you for a ride on his grooves, he is also Co-Founder of Groove Foundation, as well as Sunday Afternoon Grooves and Eats & Beats Events. He is a veteran on the wheel of steel – Turntables.

The Indigos - Hard Rock Café Stage – 9pm
The Indigos are a high energy 7-11 piece alternative funk rock band featuring multiple vocalists, horn players, shredding guitars, a rock solid rhythm section, and a keytar. They will have you dancing and singing along all night to some of your favorite tunes dating back to the 60s up to modern day hits. The Indigos truly do all things upbeat and fun for a night to remember.

Friday, 6/14/2024
Ben Schwartz – Hard Rock Live – Doors open at 7pm

Ben can next be seen in Lord & Miller’s AppleTV+ miniseries “The After Party,” as well as the second season of Greg Daniels and Steve Carell’s Netflix series “Space Force” in which he stars opposite Carell and John Malkovich. Ben is also the voice of Sonic The Hedgehog for Paramount. Tickets start at $49.50.

Ivy Ford – Council Oak Bar Stage – 8pm
Ivy Ford, is a singer, musician, and entertainer. Waukegan born and raised, at 26 she is quite the up and coming artist of the Chicago blues and live music scene.

Radio Gaga - Hard Rock Café Stage – 9pm
In a parallel universe where rock stars are immortal, Freddie Mercury and Lady Gaga meet and develop a friendship and mutual admiration for each other’s art and music. So they decide to take their act out on the road for “The Concert that Never Was.” This 2-hour performance is typically broken into two one-hour acts. It brings you an integrated production show featuring the music of Queen and Lady Gaga.

Saturday, 6/15/2024 DJ Karl Almaria – Council Oak Bar Stage – 8pm
Decades of DJ experience, a multi-genre comfort zone, creative mixing style, and on-point track selection have taken him to DJ gigs all around Chicago, 19 USA states, and as far away as the Philippines and Mexico. On occasion, he performs as a duo with his brother Geto Mark a.k.a. Mark Almaria as The Flying Almaria Brothers.

Soul 2 The Bone - Hard Rock Café Stage – 9pm
The Soul 2 The Bone Band plays the best in Motown, R & B, Pop, Disco, Neo-Soul, House Music, Contemporary & Jazz Standards and Gospel.

Story Posted:05/28/2024

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