Help celebrate legendary blues man Buddy Guy's 76th birthday at his own bar in the South Loop. Toronzo Cannon and the Cannonball Express are on the bill.
John Ford's silent classic The Iron Horse screens at University of Chicago's Doc Films.
Sheffield's in Lakeview hosts RUI: Reading Under the Influence, in which writers read excerpts from their work while three sheets to the wind. Readers include Samantha Irby and Patrick Wensink.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.