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Rock Academy musicians (Photo provided)

Young talents from the Rock Academy in Downers Grove will spice this weekend's Halloween events in town.

They will perform between noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the debut of The Great Pumpkin Fest, a benefit for the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58, unfolding from noon to midnight. Check out our story on the music, food, drink and family festivities at

On Sunday, Rock Academy throws a Halloween concert from 5 to 7 p.m. at Game Pazzo, 2011 63rd St. Admission costs $5, and band members are dressing up, so costumes are encouraged.

Rock Academy is a music school where students meet, form bands, and perform concerts, all under the direction of professional music coaches. It offers group and private music lessons, as well as music workshops and master classes for students of all ages.

The school is at 417 Ogden Ave. Visit