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Summer events | Labor Day weekend

Concerts and movies to fill your three days off.

Photograph: Michael Wilson
Allen Toussaint

August 31 | Lawless
Formerly titled The Wettest County, this Prohibition-era drama reunites Guy Pearce with The Proposition director John Hillcoat. The sterling cast also includes Gary Oldman, Jessica Chastain and Dark Knight Rises villain Tom Hardy.

September 1 | Hall & Oates
Nobody gets a tattoo of just the yang symbol, or watches movies with just Hardy. If ticket sales struggled for recent solo gigs by Hall & Oates, it’s because, dammit, we want Hall and Oates. Ravinia. 7:30pm; $27–$80.

September 2 | Allen Toussaint
Pianist Toussaint performs from his New Orleans–inspired album, The Bright Mississppi, at the Chicago Jazz Festival. Grant Park. 8:30pm; free.

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