New Belgium Brewing's annual Tour de Fat, featuring a performance by Devotchka, stops by Palmer Square.
Guantanamo Baywatch, a Portland lo-fi outfit Miles Raymer says "avoids the cold-blooded pursuit of technique for technique's sake," performs at Logan Square's Township. Pink Torpedo, Slushy, and Scoundrel open.
Cole's Bar hosts the Ladybros Comedy Showcase, part of the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival. Among the performers are Kristin Clifford, Julia Solomon, and Ever Mainard.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.