It’s been 75 years since Orson Wells scared the heck out of American radio audiences with the broadcast of a Martian invasion of Earth. To celebrate, the film version of “The War of the Worlds” (1953) starring Gene Barry and Ann Robinson, will be screened at 1 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport. $10. Visit musicboxtheatre.com.
Bettye LaVette | PHOTO BY CAROL FRIEDMAN
Bettye LaVette blends the British Invation and American R&B on her latest CD. She headlines City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, 8 p.m Oct. 28. $38-$48. Visit citywinery.com.THAT EERIE FEELLING
Mentalist Sidney Friedman brings “Halloween Mind Shivers” to Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Oct. 25-27. $20, plus 2-drink minimum. Visit davenportspianobar.com.
THE OTHER PRESLEY
Lisa Marie Presley brings her new tour to City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, at 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Tickets, $35-$50; citywinery.com. And to the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles, at 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Ticktes, $29-$49. (630) 962-7000; oshows.com