You've got your band name, members and a notebook full of songs. Now all you need is a signal. How about a guitar show and a drum show happening the same weekend? Fame awaits.
Chicago Guitar Show: Buy, sell and trade a wide variety of guitars at one of the largest consumer expos. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at DuPage Expo Center, 4050 E. Main St., St. Charles; $15, free for children 11 and younger; 817-312-7659
Chicago Drum Show: The expo will include drum demos, master classes and an appearance by Neil Boumpani, creator of the world's largest bass drum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles; $15, $10 for ages 5-12, $75 for VIP admission; 989-463-4757