George Clinton in the house
There's still time to get tickets for the Chicago Funk Fest. The event, featuring George Clinton/Parliament Con Funk Shun, Bar Kays and The Dazz Band, will be held Saturday at The Venue at Hammond's Horseshoe Casino. Tickets start at $50. For more information, visit horseshoehammond.com.
'Ringo' art show and concert
The artwork of Beatles great Ringo Starr is on display from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Saturday at Hard Rock Cafe, 63 W. Ontario St., Chicago. Admission to the exhibit is free. All Ringo's works are available for purchase, with proceeds going to The Lotus Foundation. For more information on the exhibit and the Lotus Foundation, visit ringostarr.com or lotusfoundation.com. The Lotus Foundation's mission is to fund, support, participate and promote charitable projects aimed at advancing social welfare in diverse areas, including substance abuse, cerebral palsy, brain tumors, cancer and other causes. Starr will also perform with his All Starr Band at The Chicago Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Nugent at Star Plaza July 18
Rocker Ted Nugent will bring his show to Merrillville's Star Plaza Theatre, Interstate 65 and U.S. 30, at 8 p.m. July 18. Tickets are $50 and $40. Visit StarPlazaTheatre.com.
'Last Ship' sailing
Sting's "The Last Ship" continues through July 13 at Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago. Tickets range from $35 to $95. Call (800) 775-2000 or visit BroadwayInChicago.com.