TRG Music Listings 

Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

AC ROCK Free family-oriented concert with magic by Paul Lee & Company and poetry by Bill Buczinsky. Fri 11/15, 7 PM, Evanston Public Library, Church & Orrington, Evanston. 847-866-0312.

B2K, IMX, TG4 Fri 11/22, 8:30 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

GREG BOERNER Free in-store performance. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

JIM BRICKMANN Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

C2: COLLEGE BY CULTURE Free program of music by Christopher Book, Andrew O. Jones, Stripped, Hicham Chami, and Prime Elements. Sat 11/16, 2 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LES CLAYPOOL FROG BRIGADE, DEADWEIGHT All-ages. Fri 11/22, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

JOE COCKER, TONY JOE WHITE Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph. 312-977-1700 or 312-559-1212.

ANI DiFRANCO Sold out. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-559-1212.

EAT A PEACH, HIGHWAY BAND, DANK, BEDHEADS, NEOTRIBE, GRAPE SODA, WOLCOTT, EGNARO, INZANE, EIGHTY .94 Sun 11/17, 2 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

EJERCITO SIN SON, ONE LAST WALK, MASCOTS, LAB RATS Sat 11/23, 6 PM, New World Resource Center, 2600 W. Fullerton. 773-227-4011.

BRYAN FERRY, MARTINA SORBARA See Spot Check. Tue 11/19, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

NICHOLAS GUNN Free in-store performance. Sat 11/23, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

GUNS N' ROSES, CKY, MIXMASTER MIKE See Critic's Choice. Mon 11/18, 7:30 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

JACKYL Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

JEWEL Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

JACK JOHNSON, ALANA DAVIS Sold out. Wed 11/20, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

DANIEL JOHNSTON, TWANG BANG Sat 11/23, 7 and 10 PM, Intuit, 756 N. Milwaukee. 312-243-9088.

BEN KWELLER, ADAM GREEN, TROUBLED HUBBLE Thu 11/21, 7 PM, Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center, Northern Illinois University, 425 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. 815-753-3146 or 815-753-1580.

MASTER MUSICIANS OF JAJOUKA, DJ WARP Fri 11/15, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JOHN MAYER, ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND Sold out. Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

ROD McKUEN Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

MINCE-UP CULTURE Matthew

Steinke & Tassy Zimmerman perform with automated and toy instruments accompanying a film about everyday objects and culture. Mon 11/18, 5 PM, L-285 Recital Hall, Education and Performing Arts Building, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1040 W. Harrison. 312-996-3303.

MOTELS WITH MARTHA DAVIS Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Dorothy Menker Theater, Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-974-5500.

NAD NAVILLUS Free in-store performance. Sat 11/16, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

NEWSBOYS Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Odeum, 1033 N. Villa, Villa Park. 630-941-9292 or 312-559-1212.

OFFWHYTE Free in-store performance. Sat 11/23, 1 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

PLUS ONE Sun 11/17, 2 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS Sun 11/24, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

SHEER BLISS Free in-store performance. Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1660 Randall, Geneva. 630-262-8747.

SIXPENCE NONE THE RICHER, BUMPUS All-ages; benefit for Step Up Women's Network. Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS & ROCIO DURCAL Sun 11/17, 7 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

SOMETHING WONDERFUL: RICHARD RODGERS' CENTENNIAL OF SONG with Heather MacRae, Mark Nadler, Craig Rubano & KT Sullivan. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

SONIA DADA, WAYNE HEALY & FRIENDS 18 & over. Sat 11/23, 8:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

STARCANDY Free concert. Fri 11/15, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

THIEVERY CORPORATION 18 & over. Sun 11/17, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

UMPHREY'S McGEE, NEW DEAL 18 & over. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

VI3 Free in-store performance. Sat 11/16, 7 PM, Tower Records, 1209 E. Golf, Schaumburg. 847-619-8777.

JOE VITO performs "Everything Old is New Again"; free concert. Fri 11/22, noon, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

CAROLYN WEHNER Free concert. Wed 11/20, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

YES Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Supersuckers, Throw Rag, Peelers. Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Black Dice (see Critic's Choice), Wolf Eyes, Plastic Crimewave, DJ Kevin Drumm. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open stage. Thu 11/21, 9 PM, Rhett Miller & the Instigators, Damnwells. Fri 11/22, Riptones, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Juleps. Sat 11/23, 6:30 PM, Ed & Fred Holstein; 11:30 PM, New Duncan Imperials, Saddlesong. Sun 11/24, 9 PM, Mountain, Steepwater Band. 773-478-4408.

THE ALLEY 210 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 9 PM: Fri 11/15, Confinement. Fri 11/22, Insomnia. 847-433-0304.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Zuaz. Thursdays, DJ Zanman. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Too Much Funk. Sundays, DJ Double J. Thursdays, DJs Mike Z & Too Much Funk. 847-397-3100.

BALLY MUCK 1930 Grand, Waukegan: Thursdays, 8 PM, acoustic singer/songwriter showcase and open stage with Eric Mickler, Chris Sipos & Johnny Rocker. 847-244-5636.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington, Barrington: Music at 9 PM. In the Music Room: Wednesdays, 8 PM, A.C.E. open mike. Thu 11/21, Heartsfield. Fri 11/22, Jack Straw. Sat 11/23, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute). In the Piano Bar: Fridays, Alan Gresik. Saturday, Jen Porter. 847-381-8585.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 11/15, Jet Set Cutie, Wolcott, Lunch. Sat 11/16, Spits (see Spot Check), Epoxies, Tyrades, Vee Dee. Sun 11/17, 7 PM, Three Minute Mile, Arthur Bludgeon, Goodband.com. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 11/19, Katie Todd Band, Chuck's Electric. Wed 11/20, Experimental Audio Research, Euphone, Palaxy Tracks. Thu 11/21, Chris Gilmartin, E-Mics. Fri 11/22, Bumpus, Peking Turtle, Shadow Tribe. Sat 11/23, Alabama Thunderpussy, Sixty Watt Shaman, Hustler. Sun 11/24, 7 PM, Lucero, My Secret Service. 773-281-4444.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Spread, Inchworm, Frank Tribes. Sat 11/16, Chlorine, Transition, Transistor, Sons, Penny Dreadful. Mondays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs Sadar & Richie Rich spin disco, rare grooves, and underground. Thu 11/21, Deer, Pap Scan. Fri 11/22, Rewound, Peachead, Malcolm Effect, Plods. Sat 11/23, Diamond Rexx, Chill. 773-384-0043.

BLARNEY STONE 15400 S. Cicero, Oak Forest: Sat 11/16, 10:30 PM, Foam Rubber. 708-535-4800.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Naomi Ashley & County Fair, Farmageddon. 312-226-6666.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. Sat 11/16, Audio ID, Carbonfour, Sayers, Cycle Something. Sun 11/17, In Strict Confidence, Decoded Feedback, Assemblage 23, Cut.Rate.Box, Cenobita, Cruciform Injection, DJ Empress Alyda (18 & over). Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Red Team, Faux Jean, Sometimes Seven. Fri 11/22, Cells, Bicycle Tricycle, Countdown. Sat 11/23, 7 PM, Exo, Jupiter Blue, Spiritfall, Down & Above (all-ages); 10:30 PM, Nadas, Oh No. 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Sat 11/16, Groovatron, Westfall. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. 773-384-8600.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music after 7 PM. Fri 11/15, G'tar Man Dave. Sundays, 3 PM, A.C.E. open mike. Fri 11/22, Jim Henning & James Wayman. 847-550-1127.

BUMPER'S 312 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Biff & the Waybacks. 847-541-2500.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken-word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 11/17, Shannon Roberts, Outland Jazz Orchestra. 773-348-8536.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Beatle Brothers. Sat 11/16, L.U.V. Fri 11/22, Tumbleweed. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin after 8 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Pat B. Thursdays, DJs Pat B., Mike G. & Rockstar. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15, Torturing Elvis. Sat 11/16, Gin Palace Jesters. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Paperbacks, Bleary, Spiral Stairs (no cover). Sat 11/16, Big Buildings, Naughty Candy, Hy-Fires. Fri 11/22, Dorian Taj, Tuffy. Sat 11/23, Thee Shams, Deep Steps, M's, Stapletons. 312-922-6392.

CARIBOU COFFEE 356 Park, Glencoe: Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Standing Room Only. 847-835-3320.

CARY'S LOUNGE 2251 W. Devon: No cover. Mondays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike. 773-743-5737.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Fri 11/22, 7 PM, Offwhyte, Robust, Rift Napalm, Organic Mind Unit (all ages). 773-743-5650.

CIRCLE INN 7300 Circle Ave., Forest Park: Wed 11/20, 10 PM, Mythic Figs, Pot Luck. 708-771-2123.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock music 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Sundays, DJ Carrie Monster. 773-489-0379.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Los Prisioneros. 312-421-5272 or 312-559-1212.

COCOABEAN EXPRESSIONS 7007 N. Glenwood: Saturdays, 9 PM, One Voice open mike for music, comedy, spoken word, and poetry. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. 773-274-6057.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Sundays and Wednesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Shockwave spins reggae. 312-341-9787.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Pat McCurdy. Sat 11/16, Courtney Taylor, Pete, Bikes Will Take Us, John Kimler. Wednesdays, open mike. Thursdays, Funkadesi. Fri 11/22, 9-Fifty, Joe Jacobs, Celestial Static. Sat 11/23, Church Dog, DeMilos, All for Adeline. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Marty B. Sat 11/16, Stay Tuned Orchestra. Sat 11/23, Flashpoint. 847-952-8555.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Sam Cockrell & the Groove, Strain Busy Sky, Josh Holmes Band. Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Simmering, Dan Darrah. Wed 11/20, 9 PM, "Hard & Heavy" hosted by DJ Odd with Spent, D'z Nutz, Imperial DLX, Eighty Sick. Thu 11/21, 9 PM, unsigned band showcase with Mic One, Bentframe. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, Roscoe Plush, Karma Tease, Radio Flyer. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Love Monkeys. Sat 11/16, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 11/22, Mike & Joe. Sat 11/23, Fabulous Janes. 847-541-4700.

CUCINA BELLA 1612 N. Sedgwick: Music at 10 PM. Sat 11/16, Walkman Light. Sat 11/23, Pamela Sue Fox. 312-274-1119.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 11/18, 10 PM-4 AM, Greg Davis (no cover). 773-489-6457.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Cabaret Room and in the Piano Bar. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, 8 PM, and Sun 11/17, 7 PM, Cory Jamison, Joan Curto, Tom Michael & Dan Stetzel perform the Richard Rodgers tribute "Across a Crowded Room." Wed 11/20 and Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Tommy Femia (Judy Garland tribute). Fri 11/22 and Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Tommy Femia (Judy Garland tribute); 10:30 PM, Marnie Baumer performs "Animato in G: A Tribute to Women in Animated Film." Sun 11/24, 7 PM, Tommy Femia (Judy Garland tribute). In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 7:30 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Saturdays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe. Sundays, 8 PM, and Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 PM, George Howe. Thursdays, 9 PM, Andrew Blendermann. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJs MD & Johnny Price. Saturdays, DJs Ethan David & Johnny Price. Tuesdays, Johnny Price spins breakbeat. Wednesdays, DJ Ed Vantage. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros, DJ Ed Vantage. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 11/17, DJ Christian. Mon 11/18, DJ Mark DeRosa spins punk. Tue 11/19, DJ Alex. Wed 11/20, DJ Lawrence Peters spins country & western. Thu 11/21, DJ Jen B. Sun 11/24, DJ Butterknife. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Fountains of Wayne, Motion City Soundtrack (sold out). Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Wheat, Verbow, Tracer, Geoff Sabin. Sun 11/17, 9 PM, Savage Republic (see Critic's Choice), Lanterna, Tractor Kings. Tue 11/19, 9 PM, Devil May Care, Janus, Abuse. Wed 11/20, 9 PM, My Name is Rar Rar, Combo #3, Ponys, Houston, Pat Hamilton. Thu 11/21, 9 PM, Saint Etienne (see Spot Check), Dot Allison. Fri 11/22, 9:30 PM, Brendan Benson & the Wellfed Boys, Waxwings, Paybacks, Nice Device. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Motion for Alliance, DJ Saxton, Family of Souls with Yours Truly & King James. Sun 11/24, 8 PM, the Box with Hustler Shannon Gross & Princess Mike Lavine, Head On, Mighty Fine Machine, Premium, Still Not Sorry, Stigma Doll, Mohica (benefit for Gary Kessler). 773-489-3160.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Wicked Garden. Sat 11/16, Mr. Meyers. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 11/22, Trilogy. Sat 11/23, Jack Straw. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 8:30 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, and 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 11/15, Naked (BoDeans tribute), Joe Bigsley. Sat 11/16, Sofa King, Modern Day Romeo. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 45s (no cover). Wed 11/20, G'tar Man Dave. Thu 11/21, Catfight. Fri 11/22, Pat McCurdy. Sat 11/23, Seed Band, Ted Wulfers & Beggar's Bridge. 847-358-9150.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 11/16, Son of Dad. 773-878-3343.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Drive, Lyla Stone, Ivory Wire. Sat 11/16, Supermercado & the Electric Torpedos, Flathead Fillups, Swidden. Sundays, 10 PM, Sumo. Tue 11/19, Polymer, Ratbag Hero, Highball. Wed 11/20, Aka, Pinch. Thu 11/21, Extra Credit Assignment, Effect, Half Stachon. Fri 11/22, Wonderlust, Spread, Arbo. Sat 11/23, Catfish Jenkins, My Left Arm, Dave Tamkin. 773-549-5549.

ELMER'S DOG HOUSE 1250 S. Broadway, Montgomery: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 11/16, Jerry & the Lunatics. 630-844-1115.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Remedy. Sat 11/16, Batteries Not Included. Fri 11/22, Wanderlust. Sat 11/23, Undercover. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Sun City Girls (see Critic's Choice), 90 Day Men. Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Lali Puna, Opiate, Pulseprogramming, Styrofoam. Sun 11/17, 9 PM, Metalux, KXS (benefit for Women in the Director's Chair with film screenings by Selena Tripp). Thu 11/21, 9 PM, Idol Tryouts Tour with Coda featuring Dabrye, Midwest Product, Matthew Dear, Dykehouse. Fri 11/22, 10 PM, We Ragazzi, Le Beast. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Stereo Total, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, MC Tracheotomy. Sun 11/24, 9:30 PM, Troubled Hubble, Sucka MCs, Kinetic Stereokids. 773-276-3600.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Nguzo & the Groovement. Thursdays, 9 PM, Saba's Speakeasy: music and poetry open mike and open turntables. 773-929-8300.

ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND 6120 N. Broadway: Fridays, 7 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. 773-338-6100.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sundays, DJs spin metal and industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. 773-395-2700.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Ryan Hagen. Wednesdays, DJ Richie Rich. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fri 11/15, JP & the Cats. Sat 11/16, Smalls. Wednesdays, DJ Marty B. Thu 11/21, Only Sons. Fri 11/22, Hip Pocket. Sat 11/23, Flyte. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturdays, DJs spin. Wednesdays, open jam with Hambone. Fri 11/22, Baked Beans. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Trojanowski. 630-922-9821.

FEATURES BAR & GRILL 10 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music in Club Mamalu; no cover. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Mike Heaton Band. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJs spin hits from the 70s and 80s. Thursdays, 8 PM, dueling pianos. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly at 7 PM. Fri 11/15, Throwdown, Eighteen Visions, Under Oath, Terror. Sat 11/16, Matthew, Audible Campaign. Sun 11/17, Much the Same, the Code, Last Annual. Tue 11/19, Shai Hulud, Atreyu (see Spot Check), Hopesfall, Suppression. Wed 11/20, Motion City Soundtrack, All-American Rejects, Northstar. Thu 11/21, Ten Foot Pole, No on 15, Deminer. Fri 11/22, Odd Jobs, Heiruspec, Mac Lethal, Prime. Sat 11/23, Haymarket Riot, Ten Grand, Hitch, Places to Park. Sun 11/24, Glasseater, Fallout Boy, Tomsawyer, Dearest Fae. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Buddy & Julie Miller (see Critic's Choice), Peter Case & the Beeline Band. Mon 11/18 and Tue 11/19, 8 PM, Leon Redbone. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, David Zollo. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Saturdays, 11 PM, DJs spin. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Steve Z sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Zion & Brian Paul spin (upstairs). Fri 11/15, Loose Screws. Sat 11/16, Dough! Thu 11/21, Emperor Penguin. Fri 11/22, Sidewinders. Sat 11/23, Deja Voodoo. 630-963-2739.

4-PLAY 3517 N. Clark: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Mike Ritchie. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, Dan & Juan. 773-929-4000.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 11/22, dueling pianos. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays through Sundays and Tuesdays, DJ JC. Mondays, DJ Chris B spins punk and alternative. Wed 11/20, Ted Ansani Project. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Tunnel of Joy, Jel Tyson. Sat 11/16, Jurassic Punk Night with Dead Steel Mill, Geezers, Pinheads, Snare Campaign, Urinal Mints. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. Fri 11/22, Torg. Sat 11/23, Steve Buscemi's Teeth. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 10 PM. Sat 11/16, John McHugh. Sat 11/23, John Vinopal. 847-705-0555.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 11/15, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Beckie Menzie. Mon 11/18, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Ruby & Vicky Boofont, Beckie Menzie. Tue 11/19, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Beckie Menzie. Wed 11/20 and Thu 11/21, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 11/22, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Jennifer Crivellone & Bill Underwood. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols; 9:30 PM, Khris Francis. Sat 11/16 and Sat 11/23, 7:30 PM, Tricia Grennan & George Howe; 10 PM, Khris Francis. Sun 11/17, 6 PM, Honey West & Jim Cebastien; 9:30 PM, Kathryn Payne. Mon 11/18, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tue 11/19, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Khris Francis. Thu 11/21, 7:30 PM, Jared Saunders; 9:30 PM, Khris Francis. Fri 11/22, 7:30 PM, Ruby & Vicky Boofont; 9:30 PM, Khris Francis. Sun 11/24, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Khris Francis. 773-348-1053.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-549-3232.

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 6 PM-2 AM Sundays. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Little Roach (no cover). Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Go Girls Rock live band showcase (no cover). 773-871-4210.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sat 11/23, 8 PM, DJ Master Blaster Norman spins at the Chicago Jitterbug Club's Record Hop 2002. 708-425-4596 or 708-755-8312.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: No cover. Fri 11/15, Larry Myers. Sat 11/16, Butterfat Mastermind, Krembone. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 PM, Michael J's Karaoke Cult. 773-549-9624.

GRANDPA'S PLACE 1868 Prairie, Glenview: Fridays, 6 PM, Frank Raven & Jim Desmond. 847-724-1390.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Jack Straw. Thursdays, 10 PM, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 11/15, Brother Lowdown, the Buzz, Down the Line. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Ether, Kadence, Stylus, Kevin Lee. Wednesdays, DJs Mike & Blake. 773-472-5139.

HANG TIME 624 N. York, Elmhurst: Tue 11/19, 7 PM, Michael Rodio. Wed 11/20, 7 PM, Matthew McBride. 630-279-1100, ext. 7108.

HAPPY VILLAGE 1059 N. Wolcott: Tue 11/19, 7 PM, Green Harvest Bash with Bitter Tears, John Greenfield. 773-486-1512.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Saturdays, 11 PM-5AM, DJ Swank, Matt Warren. Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Fabian. 312-527-5600.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Kathryne Gauthier, John Gregor & Bob Lovecchio. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Crystal Soul. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Ruth Buzzy, Antigone Rising, Seven Harkey. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Professor John Band, Twang Bang, Kelly Hogan & Andy Hopkins, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel (benefit for Lawrence Hall Youth Services); 12:30 AM, DJ Mr. Rudy Day. Sun 11/17, 8 PM, John Whitney, Tijuana Hercules, M.O.T.O. Mon 11/18, 8 PM, Leroy Bach, Ryan Rapsys, Marvin Tate, Cantina & others (benefit for American Friends Service Committee). Thu 11/21, 8 and 11 PM, Fluffgirl Burlesque Society, Struts. Fri 11/22, 10 PM, Dishes, Baseball Furies, Greatest Hits. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Dianogah, Taking Pictures; 12:30 AM, DJ Carrie Weston. Sun 11/24, 9 PM, Mummers, Puppy Necklace, Pod Blatz. 773-227-4433.

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Thu 11/21, 9 PM, Quantum Leep. 773-348-0009.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 11/15, Family of Souls, Strangers in Dreams. Sat 11/16, Boda, Willamena, Laurie Wyatt. Wed 11/20, open mike. Thu 11/21, One Sad Monkey, One in the Chamber. Fri 11/22, Stone Puppet, Meatus, Smythe. Sat 11/23, Feeding 5K, Revo. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tue 11/19, 10 PM, "Uni-Verses" hip-hop and spoken word showcase. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thursdays, spoken word and music open mike with Soul People. 773-486-4093.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Jerry Jeff Walker, Devil in a Woodpile (18 & over). Sat 11/16, Leftover Salmon, Cabaret Diosa (18 & over). Sun 11/17, 6:30 PM, Circle Jerks, Rise Against, Phenoms (all-ages). Mon 11/18, 6:30 PM, Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal, Macabre, Deeds of Flesh (all-ages). Tue 11/19 and Wed 11/20, 6:15 PM, Mudvayne, Taproot, Depswa (all-ages; 11/20 sold out). Thu 11/21, Black 47,

Tossers, CPD Emerald Society Pipes & Drums (18 & over). Fri 11/22, Cowboy Mouth, Chris Schaeffer Band (18 & over). Sat 11/23, Wallflowers, Ours (sold out). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 4:30 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15 and Tue 11/19 through Fri 11/22, E-Mics. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15, Sean Wiggins. Sat 11/16, Twisted Jazz. Thu 11/21, Loveslap with DJ V. Fri 11/22, Matt Federman. Sat 11/23, Shawn & Janell. 312-245-0333.

HOWL AT THE MOON 26 W. Hubbard: Dueling baby-grand piano players lead a sing-along at 5:45 PM Fridays, 6:45 PM Saturdays, and 7:45 PM Sundays through Thursdays. 312-863-7427.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM. Sun 11/17, Terra Firma. Sun 11/24, New Flavor. 312-266-2400.

JAVA OASIS 2240 S. Michigan: Tuesdays, 7 PM, People's Vocal Reactionary Liberation Movement hosted by Danny Devine & discopoet Khari B. 312-328-1216.

JESUS ALIVE COFFEE HOUSE 219 Pine Lane, Bensenville: Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Skillet. 630-766-5559 or 708-453-9419.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, John Cowan Band, Hayseed Dixie. Sat 11/16, Arra. Sun 11/17, 8 PM, Souled Out, Lonnie Brooks, Liquid Soul (benefit for Rocco Prestia). Thu 11/21, Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 11/22, Tim Mahoney, Splendid Chaos. Sat 11/23, Afrodisiacs, Only Infinity. 312-337-3486.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-477-3330.

JUST ONE 2628 N. Harlem, Elmwood Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Wanderlust. 708-456-5566.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, Mike O'Connell. Tuesdays, DJ Dujuan. Wednesdays, Herb & Mike, DJ JSJ. Thursdays, Rick Ness. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-384-1040.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. 773-348-5100.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10:30 PM, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-665-4500.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Decibators, Mystery Addicts, Leroy Fix, Last Caress. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Lisa Brandt, Solar Tribe, Patty Elvis, Psycho Ex-Lover, Serilian (benefit for Andrew Heckman). Sun 11/17, 9 PM, All Over Bunny, Roma Saddam, Comorevi Butter Fly. Tue 11/19, 8 PM, "Local Vocal Brew" hosted by Wendy Morgan with Abe Quigley. Wed 11/20, 8:30 PM, Big Sky String Band, Lone Assassins. Thu 11/21, 10 PM, Naomi Ashley & County Fair, Twang Off, Siderunners, Gin Palace Jesters. Fri 11/22, 10 PM, Mashers, Callaghan, Role Models, Dirtbox Racer. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Bob Rising's Battle Donkey, Paybacks. Sun 11/24, 9 PM, New Math, Kick the Cat. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Seven Nations, Reed Foehl. Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Blue Dogs, J-200. Sun 11/17, 8 PM, Porcupine Tree. Mon 11/18, 7 PM, Niacin. Tue 11/19, 9 PM, Dime Store String Band. Wed 11/20, 8 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Leningrad. Fri 11/22, 10 PM, Robbie Fulks, Old #8. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Rock Star Club, Temple of Low Men. Sun 11/24, 8 PM, Avashai Cohen's International Vamp Band. 773-404-9494.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/23, Roadhouse Dogs. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Cirrus Falcon. Sat 11/16, O'Briens. Sat 11/23, 7Deez. 630-513-6300.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar; no cover. Fridays, 4:30 PM-1 AM, DJs spin. Saturdays, 5:30 PM, Steve Blair & the Melange Blue Band; 8:30 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 630-571-3600.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 11/15, 6:30 PM, Llama, Ari Hest, Mer, Georgia Avenue (all-ages); 11 PM, Metro Area, Robert Hood, Harry the Bastard. Sat 11/16, 6:30 PM, Dillinger 4, Arrivals, Boris the Sprinkler, Trial by Fire; 11:30 PM, Flickerstick, Shazam, Spindle (18 & over). Sun 11/17, 6:30 PM, Glassjaw, American Nightmare, Blood Brothers (see Spot Check), Christiansen (all-ages). Mon 11/18, 6:30 PM, Jeff Buckley tribute concert with Joe Armstrong, Lara Martelli, David Caggiari, Ben Cyllus, Dark Green Bottles, Greg Fine, Adam Wade Gontier, Michael Hamilton, Ivari, Joshua Koback, Andrew Morgan, Joe Rathbone, Joe Reilly, Dylan Rice, Steev Richter, Al Rose, Sonnet, Katie Todd, Lima Sugar, Jeffrey Hyde Thompson, Shara Warden, Garden of Souls (benefit for Musicians' Assistance Program; all-ages). Tue 11/19, 9 PM, Hank Williams III, Unknown Hinson. Wed 11/20, 9 PM, Southern Culture on the Skids, BR-549, Siderunners. Thu 11/21, 9 PM, Dismemberment Plan, French Kicks, Ex-Models. Fri 11/22, 7 PM, Mission of Burma, Milemarker, Regeneration (all-ages). Sat 11/23, 9 PM, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Cherrie Blue, Voodou (18 & over). Sun 11/24, 6:30 PM, Avail, Hey Mercedes, Reunion Show, Curse (all-ages). 773-549-0203.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 11/23, 9:30 PM, Voodoo Kings. 630-446-4001.

MIKE DITKA'S Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 PM, and Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, John Vincent (tribute to Frank Sinatra). 312-587-8989.

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM. Sat 11/23, Paul Willaert. 847-259-9724.

MISTO 1118 W. Grand: Restaurant. Saturdays, 10 PM, Gary Filip. 312-226-5989.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJ Rockstar. Sundays and Thursdays, DJ Freddie. 773-631-1223.

MOXIE'S 3517 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Love in a Box (no cover). 773-935-6694.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15, Margo Jean & the Rubes, Big Yield. Sat 11/16, Moist Guitars, Industry. Sun 11/17, Triangle Green. Wed 11/20, A Girl & a Gun. Thu 11/21, Loolcuab, Baron Zemo. 773-486-7774.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sat 11/16, 8 PM, tribute to Gene Clark with Carla Olson, Rick Clark, Freddie Steady Krc & Cam King, Buddy Woodward, Phil Angotti & the Idea, the Me Decade, Whiskey Sunday, Siderunners, Stephen Lee Canner & Will Branch, Todd Leiter-Weintraub, Ric Salazar & Mike Lee (benefit for Chicago Coalition for the Homeless). Mon 11/18, 9 PM, 1000 Vertical Ft., Future Rock. Tue 11/19 and Wed 11/20, 7:45 PM, Sum 41, Flashlight Brown (sold out). Sat 11/23, 9 PM, Peter Andreadis Ensemble, Ripley Caine. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Mondays, 8 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 8 PM, Grinder gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (11/21 with Aldo Alvarez, Shawn Martin). 773-743-3355.

NO FRICTION CAFE 2502 N. California: Sat 11/16, 6 PM, Trapeze. 773-235-2757.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Sat 11/16, Bomb, Itch, Douglass Kings. Sundays, Pleasure Trip with Leddie Garcia, DJ Brazil & Billy Dickens (11/17 with Family Groove Company). Mon 11/18, Odd Numbers, DJs Kris & John. Tuesdays, midnight, Consolidated hip-hop and freestyle open mike with Alo, Fuego, I-Ron & Larry Millah. Wed 11/20, the Fit, Autumn War, Giraffes. Fri 11/22, Abstract Giants, Heroine Sheiks. Sat 11/23, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Music at 9 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM on Sundays. Sat 11/16, Watershed. 708-756-0600.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, Johnny Rome (no cover). 630-782-9091.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln, De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Mike & Joe, VD6. Sat 11/16, Catfight, Celestial Static. Tue 11/19, DJs spin. Wed 11/20, Mark Hughy. Thu 11/21, Herbal Jazz Cigarettes, Seed Band, Stone Samadhi. Fri 11/22, Seatle, J. Davis Trio Core Project. Sat 11/23, Generations, Chaw Bacon. 815-758-2715.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Stump Whoopt, Mary. Sat 11/16, So Scared. Sun 11/17, Jason Blake Band. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Wed 11/20, Polyester Starfish, Rhonda Taylor. Thu 11/21, Citizens, Alora. Fri 11/22, Creepy D, the Girls. Sun 11/24, Fly-by-Night Hillbillies, Farm Report, Dave Donovan. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Helen Stellar, Zero to Nine (no cover). Sun 11/17, El Salvador, Dali Lama. Fri 11/22, Kevin Tihista, Wes Hollywood (no cover). 773-252-7767.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/16, Dave Andersen. Sat 11/23, Desi Brothers. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Mr. Meyers. Sat 11/16, X-Side. Thu 11/21, Blue Diamond. Fri 11/22, Rockin' Johnny Band. Sat 11/23, Hat Guys. 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Odd Numbers, Super Chinchilla Rescue Mission, Tomsawyer. Sat 11/16, Mushuganas, Soviettes, Mexican Cheerleader, Phenoms. Mon 11/18, Mascots, Animal Babies, Kallikak Family, Ferguson. Tue 11/19, Sean Wiggins, Ripley Caine, Jen Porter, Locals, Half Mad Poet, Kelly Z (benefit for American Liver Foundation). Wed 11/20, JJ Paradise Players Club, Sear. Thu 11/21, Rollo Tomasi, Kimone, Young & Pretty. Fri 11/22, Crush Kill Destroy, Rosario Focus, Slats. Sat 11/23, Holy Ghosts, Thing Three, Huge Pontoons, Giraffes. Sun 11/24, La Machine, Tale of Genji, MC Tracheotomy, Lome. 773-248-3093.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry LaCroix. 773-276-9730.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Family Style. Wednesdays, pro jam hosted by Pat Hall. Thursdays, open mike. 773-743-3355.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Fridays, 8 PM, Gene Garcia; 11:45 PM, David Crawford. Saturdays, 8 PM, Dave Johnson; midnight, John Zamojcin. Sundays, 8:30 PM-2:30 AM, John Zamojcin. Mondays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McClowry; 11:45 PM, Peter Miletic/Kenny Phelps. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Zamojcin; 11:45 PM, Phil Baron. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Filip. Thursdays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McClowry; 11:45 PM, Arturo Santana. 312-640-1000.

REVOLUCION CAFE 1134 W. 18th: No cover. Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Instinto Animal, Biblia Negra, Monospit, HDR. 312-421-8164.

ROCK HOUSE CAFE 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Triple Threat, Pauline York, Opal Candy. Sat 11/16, Hevels, Nuisance, Life Without. Tue 11/19, Nine24. Fri 11/22, Janus, Premium, Left Setter. Sat 11/23, C-Size Engine, Stigma Doll, Portrait. 847-670-8888.

ROCKLAND CAFE 525 Rockland, Lake Bluff: Tue 11/19, 8 PM, Gypsy. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, Paul Allodi. 847-295-7140.

ROSE & CROWN 420 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, John Hasbrouck. 773-248-6654.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Nad Navillus, Central Falls, Winter Blanket, T. Griffin. Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Pinetop Seven, Shannon Wright, Sin Ropas. Mon 11/18, 8 PM, M. Ward, Head of Femur, Sainte Chapelle (18 & over). Tue 11/19, 8 PM, Engine Down, Ghost, the Race (18 & over). Wed 11/20, 9 PM, Red Elephant, Ruben Waters Loves You, Wendy DeBias. Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Owen, Rabbit Rabbit, Denison Witmer (18 & over). Fri 11/22, 7 PM, Lisa Loeb (sold out); 10 PM, Richard Buckner, Bobby Bare Jr. Sat 11/23, 7 PM, Flops, Andrew Morgan (18 & over); 10 PM, Richard Buckner, Bobby Bare Jr. Sun 11/24, 6 PM, Matt Sharp (all-ages). 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 11/16, Scheme. Sat 11/23, Deja Vu. 630-372-2900.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Urban Hog Wranglers. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Jesse Scinto. 773-772-6656.

SQUARE ONE CAFE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Saturdays, 3 PM, Earl Gray Saturday Afternoon Tea hosted by Tina M. Howell. 773-227-7111.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, DJs Shaun & Le Deuce. Mondays, Matt Fields. Tuesdays, Mike Kandel. Wednesdays, J. Cantrell. 773-252-9700.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: In the upstairs Cabaret Room: Fri 11/15, Bernie Worrell & the Woo Warriors, Allfours, DJ Mass Transit. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Usual Suspects with Bad News Jones, DJs Mole, Larry Millah, and Journey. Thu 11/21, 8:30 PM, Separate Ways, Teleseen, Itel Media. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, One Bad Ass Burlesque Show. Sat 11/23, 9 PM, Deadly Dragon Sound System. In the lounge: Fridays, DJ Verb. Saturdays, DJ Trew. Sun 11/17, 10 PM, Zion Bus, DJs JB & Red Lox. Mondays, 8 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJs Artek, Verb, Norman Rockwell, Mary Jane & D-Double, hip-hop open mike hosted by Voltaire & Rexford. Wednesdays, DJs David Chavez & Cazwell James spin Latin jazz and house. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bad News Jones. 773-278-6600.

SWANK 710 N. Wells: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Mondays, DJ Slowe spins 80s synth wave, alternative, gothic, industrial & dance. Wednesdays, Johnny Chaos. 312-274-9500.

TIME OUT WEST 1130 Lake, Hanover Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 11/16, Blizzard of Oz (Ozzy Osbourne tribute). Sat 11/23, Night Riders. 630-213-1006.

TINY LOUNGE 1814 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-296-9620.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 11/15, Mike Dunbar, Green Choby, Noah Harris. Sat 11/16, Adam Ezra, Betty Tong. Sun 11/17, annual Jeff Buckley tribute concert (sold out). Mondays, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Tue 11/19, Meghan Carey. Wed 11/20, C.H.A.T. music showcase with Leah Galyean Band. Thu 11/21, Abe Quigley, Zebulun, Ryann Anderson. Fri 11/22, Debe Welch, Bruce Holmes, Jennifer Daniels. Sat 11/23, Michael Smith. Sun 11/24, Julie Frost, Donna Adler. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Vida Blue, Arnold Jackson. Sat 11/16 and Wednesdays, Rock 'n' Roll Karaoke with live band. Fri 11/22, Wad, Mega Super Ultra, Frankenpony. Sat 11/23, PPI, Adubok. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Mondays, 2 AM, Steve Kouba. Thursdays, 8 PM, Joe Thomas; 10 PM, Joe Thomas Band; 1 AM, Koko Brunson. 312-266-7761.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, King Super, Savitre, War Brides. Fri 11/22, Metzger's Car, Witroy, All Things Considered. Sat 11/23, Pete Berwick & the Renegades, Von Rippers. 773-871-7799.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Anto & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

VIADUCT 3111 N. Western: 18 & over shows at 11 PM. Sat 11/16, Loraxx, Boxcar Satan (see Spot Check), Brick Layer Cake. Sat 11/23, Returnables, Gone Daddy Finch, Thee Shams, Dials. 773-296-6024.

WEBSTER WINE BAR 1480 W. Webster: No cover. Mondays, 10 PM, Sticky Lupree. 773-868-0608.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15, Joe I. Saturdays, open mike. Fri 11/22, Blue Dog. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Melaku, Universal Expression. Sat 11/16, Indika. Sundays, reggae jam with Gizzae. Mondays, Blue Groove Lounge with Juice & Dirty. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. Thu 11/21, Rico, Capoeria. Fri 11/22, Meditations. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 8 PM on weeknights. Fri 11/15, Spies Who Surf, Dylan Rice Band, Gary Stier Band. Sat 11/16, Sunhead King, Gazing at Laces, Riviera, Nick Krimm & the Geniuses. Wed 11/20, Ghettobillies, Downcast. Thu 11/21, Ellen Rosner Band, John Hasbrouck, Wes Hollywood Show. Fri 11/22, Guest, Baked Potato, Daniel James Band. Sat 11/23, Head Down, Hot Dog City. 773-929-1300.

WOODEN NICKEL 327 Waukegan, Highwood: Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Phantom Helmsmen Reunion. 847-432-6430.

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ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Louie V. Saturdays, DJ Pat B. Tuesdays, DJ M-Pulse. Thursdays, Jim Wodjyla, DJ Marty B. 815-356-6000.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: DJs spin music for dancing after 10 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays. Fridays, DJ Dujuan. 773-227-6859.

BABALU 1645 W. Jackson: DJs spin merengue, bachata, house, and disco 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-733-3512.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. Fridays, DJ Mig. Saturdays, DJ Dave Britton. Sundays, DJs Shon Dervis & A+ spin downtempo house, Latin, and rare groove. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox. Thursdays, DJ Hello Kitty. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, two-step, and soul 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Wednesdays, 7 PM, poetry open mike with music by Bemaji. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Greg Haus spins trance, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJs Christopher Robin, John Jackson & Greg Haus spin trans-Euro groove. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Boa spins synthpop, hardwave, and retro. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fri 11/15, DJ Rhythm, Steve Melvage. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, DJ Spin. Mondays, DJs Brian G. & BJAK. Tuesdays, DJ Mel Hammond spins house. Wednesdays, DJ 33-1/3, Bruno. Thursdays, DJ FLX, Chris Miller. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJs D Double, Norman Rockwell & Artek spin reggae, hip-hop & soul. Sat 11/16, Lady D. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty spins house, hip-hop, and R&B. Tuesdays, DJs Jeremy James, Sinjin & Justin Reed spin techno. Wednesdays, Hard Candy DJs spin. Thursdays, Synesthesia with live electro, techno, and IDM. Sat 11/23, DJ Splinter, Dimitri Lovebone. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Twilite Tone, Mike Love, DJ Word. 312-266-1234.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: Thursdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Form. 773-384-0701.

BLONDE 820 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mario. 312-226-4500.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin downtempo, trip-hop, acid jazz & more. Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Architektur. Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, Andre Shakom. 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 5 AM Saturdays, until 4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. 312-475-9800.

CACTUS CLUB 1112 N. State: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ Kidd. 312-642-5999.

CAFE LURA 3184 N. Milwaukee: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs MF, Regge, Lamebrane & Radiata spin drum & bass. 773-736-3033.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Eddie spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O spins hip-hop and house until 3 AM. Sundays, DJs Eddie & Freddie O. Thursdays, DJ Izzi (no cover). 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs spin progressive house. Saturdays, DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Hugo, DJ Lulu. Sundays, 7 PM, Latin T-Dance hosted by Veronica Zaid, DJs Kid Romeo, Alex Perez & El Prieto. Mondays, Disco Bingo hosted by Bianca Bleu. Tuesdays, 10 PM, karaoke with VJ Kevy B. Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge spins salsa and Latin house. Thursdays, 11 PM, Miss Ketty & Her Latina Review, DJ El Prieto. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 6 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 6 PM-3 AM Saturdays; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. Fri 11/15, DJ Aladdin. 312-266-1200.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop and R&B. 312-427-1774.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house 9 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-397-0600.

CLYBAR 2417 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sundays, Family Chicago DJs spin house. Thursdays, DJs spin soul and funk. 773-388-1877.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Fridays, Freddie Bain. Saturdays, DJ Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Tim Bogosian spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, guest DJs spin until 3 AM. Thursdays, Ken Sumka spins rock, pop, and alternative. 312-642-3449.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 11/15, DJ Sneak, Bear Who? Sat 11/16, Curt Caris, Jimmie Page, Mike Fritz, DJ Pedzie. Fri 11/22, Richie Hawtin, Sven Vath. 312-337-5001.

DANTE'S 1200 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10:30 PM; no cover. Saturdays, DJ Sean Madness. Thursdays, DJ Bobby Too Fresh. 312-243-9350.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 312-377-1727.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin on three levels 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJs Paul Blair & Greg Norwood. 312-751-2900.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays. Sundays, DJ Chris Gin. Wednesdays, DJ Splinter. 312-204-9991.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays. 312-338-3788.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: In the Cabaret Room: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Wednesdays through Saturdays, Slim, Katfish, Zanman, Pat Mann & Spankie. Mondays, Pat Mann & Slim. Tuesdays, Double J. In Club X: Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, Jesus Enriquez y Su Orquesta; DJ Juan Carlos spins salsa & merengue. 312-266-1944.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 7 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. 773-252-4090.

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, and until 3 AM Saturdays. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Wednesdays, Can Can DJs Flipside, Wayne Williams, Vince Lawrence & Cedric. 312-587-8469.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fridays and Saturdays, midnight-4 AM, B Side DJs spin rare groove, jazz, mambo, Cuban, funk & soul (no cover). Thursdays, 10 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Vic Lavender & others. 773-395-0066.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin house. 773-271-4711.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Evan Coleman. Sundays, Magellan's Sphere. Tuesdays, DJ Brock spins 80s electronica & Britpop. Thursdays, DJs spin jazz. 773-394-2066.

JEFFERY PUB 7041 S. Jeffery: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Leonard "Remix" Rroy, Sean Smith, DJ V-Rod, Leonard Part Sixx. 773-363-8555.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs play dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays. 312-664-1001.

JOHN BARLEYCORN 3524 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM upstairs. Fridays, DJ Ben. Saturdays, DJs Frique & AM/PM. Thursdays, DJs Flipside & Louie Louie. 773-549-6000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin house, disco, funk, hip-hop, and techno after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Izzi. Saturdays, Croatian Sensations. Thursdays, DJ Prado. 773-477-3330.

KATACOMB 1909 N. Lincoln: DJs spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Brent, Jig & Ryan. Wednesdays, DJ Ffar spins house. 312-337-4040.

KUSTOM 1997 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. 773-528-3400.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Moa Anbessa Sound System with General Jah Son, Marcus Iya & Rankin' Stranjah. Saturdays, DJ Brian G., Brenda D. & Nick Santillan spin house. Mondays, DJ Greg Shirilla. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wednesdays, DJ Hook Dick spins rock. Thursdays, DJ Shon Dervis & Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, DJs Rotten Milk & Bosco spin electronic, experimental, and IDM. 773-728-2663.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Rhythm. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, DJ Johnny Price. 312-337-2583.

LITHIUM 1124 W. Belmont: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and Sundays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, Derrick Wize & friends. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, DJ Gene Lopez spins hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Neil & Elixx DJs spin house, soul & funk. 773-477-6513.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). 773-975-9244.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs and dancing nightly after 9 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, Ultra Glam female impersonators hosted by Barbie Doll. 312-255-8579.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Roger Chavez/Suspect 86 spins trance. 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs Bear Who? & Majid. 312-828-9000.

MYSTIQUE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJs World & Flipside. Sundays, DJs John Styles & Cache 22. Wednesdays, DJs Pharris, Mike Love & Phantom. 312-642-2582.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Rob Kokot spins synthpop and electro industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Thursdays, Dave Roberts spins new wave. 773-528-2622.

THE NEW SOUND 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Saturdays, 10:30 PM-3 AM, DeeJay Intel One spins hip-hop, downtempo, and drum 'n' bass (no cover). 708-771-3060.

NOCTURNAL 1111 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Tim Buck 2, Diza & Big Reese spin hip-hop, R&B, house & reggae. 312-491-1931.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: DJ Joe spins pop, hip-hop, and house 8 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 8 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Place: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10:30 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-255-0022.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop and reggae. Saturdays, DJs Mike Dunn, Tony T., Phantom, Sam Silk & others spin deep house. Sundays, DJ Mike Love. 773-486-2390.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs Twilite Tone, 33-1/3 & Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant, Lego & Dave Britton. Wed 11/20, Phantom 45, Danny the Wildchild, Kee & Cringer, Glyde, Poolside, Flipside. 773-278-1009.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: Resident DJ Matt Warren and guests spin after 8 PM; no cover before 9 PM. 312-491-9600.

SAUCE 1750 N. Clark: Restaurant. Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Abell spins house (no cover). 312-932-1750.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Mondays, DJs Paul Norman, Mista Mashup & Liquid G-Zus. 773-549-4444.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJs Tone B. Nimble & Mark Fullaflava spin rare groove, DJ JR spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Mark Fullaflava spins breakbeat, disco, hip-hop, jazz & soul. Mondays, DJs Felix & the Mad Thinker spin house. Tuesdays, DJ Eddie "Moskito" Cruz spins salsa, boogaloo, merengue & samba. Wednesdays, DJs spin hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ BJAK spins electro, house, disco, R&B, and hip-hop. 773-278-7797.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Pete Heller, Larry Heard, Bernard Badie, Gabe Real. Sat 11/16, Kenny Hawkes, Brad Owen. Sundays, DJs Erin & Abbie. Mondays, iPod open DJ night (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins ethereal, goth, and electro. Wednesdays, DJ Rekleiner & Darius Hurley spin punk, ska, new wave & reggae. Thu 11/21, John Tejada, Dave Siska, Chris Widman, DJ Warp. Fri 11/22, Common Factor, DJ_S. Sat 11/23, Ron Trent, Anthony Nicholson. 773-549-4140.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 11/15, 808 State, Hippe & Halo. Saturdays, DJs Teri Bristol & Psycho Bitch. Thursdays, Derrick Carter. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Terp (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole (11/16, midnight, Blush with Xviara Snow, Monique Moyet, Mona Montclair, Regina Upright, K.C. King & others). Sundays, VJ Steven Farias. Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain & VJ Ken. Thursdays, Best of the 80s with DJ Julian & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Jason Davis & Tempo spin house and hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Andrew Vonn spins house and hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, DJ Andrew Vonn spins metal. Thursdays, DJs Andre Harris & Martin "Boogieman" Luna spin house. 312-587-8779.

SQUARE ONE CAFE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 9 PM-midnight, DJ Mellow Man spins house. Saturdays, 8 PM, Groove Distribution DJs spin broken beats and nu jazz; midnight-4 AM, guest DJs spin. Sundays, 9 AM-3:30 PM, DJ Stallion Love spins soul. Mondays, 8 PM, DJs spin Afrobeat. Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJ Jesse de la Pena. Wednesdays, 10 PM-1 AM, DJ Papa G spins reggae and dub. Thursdays, 8-11 PM, DJs Koolaid & Atarashi Sound spin modern lounge. 773-227-7111.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJ Michael Lacey spins deep house. 773-252-9700.

SWANK 710 N. Clark: DJ spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna & Andre Harris. Saturdays, Johnny Chaos. Wednesdays, DJ Speed. Thursdays, Uncle Milty. 312-274-9500.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Karlito. Saturdays, Refried Beats with Mass Transit & Spinello. Wednesdays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul & hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Dan. 773-227-4906.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Real One, Jackin' Jamie & Skor spin house, disco & and breaks (no cover). 773-477-3400.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Alberto Gomez, Marco Hernandez & Carlos Rodriguez spin salsa. Saturdays, DJs Goose & Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Jernell Geronimo & Uncle Milty. Thu 11/21, Steve Lawler, Andre Solaris. 312-491-9729.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sat 11/16, Deepsky, DJ Hyper, Kazell, DJ Laura B, Tony 2 Much. Mondays, DJs Structure & Theory. Sat 11/23, James Zabiela, Lucien Foort, Hipolito Sanchez, DJ Laura B, Tony 2 Much. 312-266-2114.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Structure & Theory. Saturdays, DJs Mike Z & Mach 1 spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop & R&B. 312-337-3223.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ French Toast. Thursdays, Architektur spins downtempo, trip-hop, and groove. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 11/15, Derrick Carter, Johnny Fiasco, DJs Justin Long & Sativa, Frank Solano & Chris Santiago. Sat 11/16, Christian Verela, Tim Baker, Tobias, Andre Harris & PNS. Thu 11/21, Mark Farina, DJ Heather. Fri 11/22, Doc Martin, DJs Justin Long & Sativa, Frank Solano & Chris Santiago. Sat 11/23, Dimitri Lovebone, Keith Lotta, Boris the Blade. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W. 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 630-985-1111.

folk & country

concerts

MURIEL ANDERSON, STEPHEN BENNETT, VOX CAELESTIS CHOIR Benefit for the Music for Life Alliance. Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Downers Grove North High School, 4436 Main, Downers Grove. 630-541-0578.

PAUL BRADY, NIAMH PARSONS See Spot Check. Sun 11/17, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

DAVID DAVIS & THE WARRIOR RIVER BOYS , CHICAGO BLUEGRASS BAND Fri 11/22, 8 PM, American Legion Hall, 1030 Central, Evanston. 847-251-0574.

KAT EGGLESTON Free in-store performance. Mon 11/18, 7 PM, Eclecticity, 3162 N. Clark. 773-929-3080.

JEZ LOWE & THE BAD PENNIES Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-5164.

MINSTROSITY, CROSS ROGUES, NANCY CAIRNS, NEAL PECK, STEVE & SYLVIA FRANCOIS, ELAINE WAGNER, JIM SIMONIS, SUSAN URBAN & KATE EARLY perform at the 12th annual Mini Dulcimer Festival. Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, Second Unitarian Church, 656 W. Barry. 773-271-7127.

ROBERT MIRABAL Native American flute concert. Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Paramount Arts Centre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666 or 312-559-1212.

LEE MURDOCK Free concert. Fri 11/22, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MUSTARD'S RETREAT Sat 11/23, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

NASHVILLE BLUEGRASS BAND, LYNN MORRIS BAND Sat 11/23, 7 PM, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren, Woodstock. 815-338-5300.

RICK NEELEY WITH MERIDIAN GREEN Tribute to Bob Gibson. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS Sun 11/24, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

SPECIAL CONSENSUS Sat 11/23, 8 PM, World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

DENNIS WARNER, CHRIS McNAMARA Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, Maple Street Chapel, Maple and Main, Lombard. 630-964-4871.

DENNIS WARNER, MARK NOWAKOWSKI Sun 11/17, 7 PM, Greenleaf Grill, 301 Greenleaf, Gurnee. 847-949-5355.

WEAVERMANIA, VOLO BOGTROTTERS, SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG, MICHAEL MILES & JACKIE ALLEN, MARVIN TATE, FRANK HAMILTON, CORKY SIEGEL, BRICKEY LEVITT & TOMASELLO Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Music at 8 PM. Sundays, Irish session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. 773-478-4408.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Mon 11/18, 8 PM, Whistle Pig Bluegrass & Beyond. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country dance lessons and DJs at 7:30 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, DJ Sux. Sundays, Big John. Mondays, DJ Pat B. 630-830-7200.

CAROL'S PUB 4659 N. Clark: Country music at 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Diamondback. Sundays, open jam with Diamondback. 773-334-2402.

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: No cover. Fri 11/15, 9:30 PM, John Dillon. Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Napper Tandy. Sundays, 4-9 PM, Celtic supper and dancing (11/17 with John Dillon; 11/24 with Pat Daly & Sounds of Green). Fri 11/22, 9:30 PM, Joe McShane. Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Dalriada. 708-687-9323.

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, 6 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM on weekends. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-473-5263.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Sun 11/17, 8:30 PM, Whitey O'Day. 847-358-9150.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 9 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). 773-878-3343.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Barry Fagan Band. Sat 11/16, John Beag Flaherty. Fri 11/22, Switchback. Sat 11/23, Velvet Green. 773-282-7035.

FITZERS PUB Fitzpatrick Chicago Hotel, 166 E. Superior: Sundays, 4 PM, Anish. Thursdays, 6 PM, Morgan. 312-787-6000.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Buddy & Julie Miller (see Critic's Choice), Peter Case & the Beeline Band. 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 11/16, Clearwater Connection. Sat 11/23, L.J. Slavin. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. Wed 11/20, songwriter showcase with Nancy & Garrett. 773-489-5471.

HACKNEY'S 1514 E. Lake, Glenview: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Whitey O'Day. 847-724-7171.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3-6 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-883-0304.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers (no cover). 773-227-4433.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sun 11/24, 9 PM, Yonder Mountain String Band (18 & over). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 9 PM, and Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH EYES 2519 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish and American traditional, folk, and country open stage hosted by Eamonn Knuff (sign-up at 7 PM; no cover). 773-348-9548.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Brendan Loughrey. Sat 11/16, O Lookie Mo. Wednesdays, Irish session hosted by Murphy Roche. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Kelly Griner. Fri 11/22, Fair Play. Sat 11/23, Morgan Fingelton. 630-325-3732.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Thu 11/21, 10 PM, Naomi Ashley & County Fair, Twang Off, Siderunners, Gin Palace Jesters. 773-871-3757.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/16, Wicks. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/22, Salthill Mines. 630-513-6300.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Tue 11/19, 9 PM, Hank Williams III, Unknown Hinson. 773-549-0203.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Frank Wakefield, Half Day Bluegrass Band. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Matt McGaughey Group. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Minna Bromberg. 773-743-3355.

PEGGY KINNANE'S 8 N. Vail, Arlington Heights: Irish pub and restaurant with popular and traditional music at 9:15 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Sundays, 1-4 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). 847-577-7733.

QUIGLEY'S 39 Jefferson, Naperville: Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Three Men in Kilts. 630-428-4274.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Outlaw Family Band, Wingnuts. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Michelle Perry & the Cold Cold Hearts. 773-743-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, Vance Gilbert. Sun 11/17, 6 and 8:30 PM, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Phillip Roebuck (both shows sold out). 773-525-2508.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Sundays, 10 PM, Chicago Rovers. 773-549-4444.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 11/15, Ariane Lydon. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Carrie Newcomer, L.J. Booth. Fri 11/22, Cat Catalani. 630-969-9720.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

KIRK FRANKLIN, DONNIE McCLURKIN, YOLANDA ADAMS Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

GOSPEL OPEN MIKE hosted by Dr. Groove. Sat 11/16, 3 PM, Room at the Cross Church, 1432 W. 87th. 773-881-8883.

GOSPEL STAR SEARCH GALA features eight vocalists and finalists from the House of Peace Christian Book Center and Plaza Mall Gospel Star Search contest. Fri 11/15, 7 PM, Salem Baptist Church, 11800 S. Indiana. 773-371-2300.

GREATER NEW MOUNT EAGLE MASS CHOIR WITH KIMBERLY McFARLAND & DEANDRE PATTERSON Free concert. Sat 11/23, 6 PM, Greater New Mount Eagle Baptist Church, 12301 S. Michigan. 773-995-0131.

GLORIA SHANNON BAND Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

CORKY SIEGEL'S CHAMBER BLUES Free concert. Wed 11/20, 12:30 PM, Columbia College Concert Hall, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-344-6179.

WAILIN' WALTER & THE BLUES SCREAMERS Free concert. Thu 11/21, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

AJ'S HORSE AROUND LOUNGE 114 W. Washington, Round Lake Park: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Housewreckin' Blues Jam with Mike Landers, King Robinson, Bruce Williams, Jeff Blum & Marty Willis. 847-546-3314.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Ken Saydak Blues Show. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Group. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 773-734-0491.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington, Barrington: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Rockin' Johnny Band. Sat 11/16, Penthouse Playboys. 847-381-8585.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 11/19, Lindsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 11/22 and Sat 11/23, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, Grana Louise Band. Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 11/19, Fri 11/22, and Sat 11/23, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-661-0100.

BLUE CHICAGO STORE 534 N. Clark: Saturdays, 8 PM, Gloria Shannon Band. 312-661-1003.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 11/17 and Sun 11/24, noon, Eric Noden. 312-226-6666.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15, 5:30 PM, Giles Corey; 9:30 PM, Tinsley Ellis, Eric Gerardi. Sat 11/16, 6 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Little Charlie & the Nightcats, Chicago Blues Angels. Sun 11/17, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Mon 11/18, jam hosted by the Buzz. Tue 11/19, Michael Coleman. Wed 11/20, Nellie Travis. Thu 11/21, Mem Shannon. Fri 11/22, 5:30 PM, John Primer; 9:30 PM, Shemekia Copeland, Brother John. Sat 11/23, 6 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9:30 PM, Son Seals, Eric George. Sun 11/24, John Primer. 312-427-0333.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Dan Gillogly. 312-433-0025.

CARTON'S LOUNGE 21 E. Chestnut: Fridays, midnight, Bobby Holiday. 312-664-5512.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, JoJo Murray & the Top Flight Blues Band. Sundays and Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICO MORAN'S 35260 Wilson, Ingleside: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open jam hosted by Bruce Williams with Bobby Wolf, Sonny Sloan & Jeff Blum. 847-587-8081.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 312-697-0975.

CLUB MALCOLM 744 E. 83rd: Thursdays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-1600.

CRAB STREET SALOON 1061 W. Madison: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike with Over Easy. 312-433-0013.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Live bands play after 9:30 PM on Fridays and 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 11/15, Underdog Blues Band. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open jam with Liberty Blues Band. Thursdays, 9 PM, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FATMAN INN 36309 N. Highway 41, Gurnee: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Barrelhouse Chuck. 847-244-8300.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 11/22 and Sat 11/23, 9:30 PM, Anders Osborne with Monk Boudreaux, John Mooney & Bluesiana, Clarence Bucaro. 708-788-2118.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-684-6800.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 11/15, Jimmy Burns Band. Sat 11/16, Michael Coleman. Fri 11/22, Ken Saydak. Sat 11/23, Willie Kent. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDRY 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: Music Tuesdays through Saturdays upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar; no cover. Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 11/16, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. Sat 11/23, Mississippi Heat. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Thursdays, 10 PM, Dave Tamkin (no cover). 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Tuesdays, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GIOVANNI'S PIZZERIA & SPORTS BAR 1131 Sibley, Dolton: Sundays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 708-841-5000.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, blues jam with the Matthew Skoller Band. 773-549-9624.

GUESS WHO'S WATER HOLE 3800 W. Ohio: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Johnny B. Moore. 773-638-1240.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, the Buzz. Tue 11/19, 8:30 PM, Willie D. & the All-Stars with Brian Lupo (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Big Ray (no cover). Sat 11/23, 9:30 PM, Sam Lay Band. 708-484-3610.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, J.L. Styles, Ain't Lyin'. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 10 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mon 11/18, 8 PM, Professor John. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 11/15, Jerry Jeff Walker, Devil in a Woodpile (18 & over). 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 11/15, Pete Special. Sundays, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 11/19 and Wed 11/20, Chicago Playboys. Thu 11/21, Joe Moss Band. Fri 11/22, Studebaker John & the Hawks. 312-923-2000.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM. Fri 11/15, Kinsey Report, Marshall Titus. Sat 11/16, Carl Weathersby, Vemrah. Tue 11/19, Billy Branch. Fri 11/22, Roy Hightower. 312-266-2400.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Lindsey Alexander. Mondays, Frank Pellegrino & friends, Marty Sammon Band. Tuesdays, Chris James & Blue Four, Slam Allen. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Thu 11/21, Lurrie Bell. Fri 11/22 and Sat 11/23, Mem Shannon. 773-477-4646.

LADY BLUE 2953 W. Madison: Fridays, 9 PM, Saturdays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 8 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band with Pamela Zachery. 773-826-0317.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9 PM Fridays, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Mondays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Wednesdays, Trimble Quartet. Thursdays, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. 773-493-3477.

LEO'S DEN COCKTAIL LOUNGE 1200 E. 71st: Tuesdays, 9 PM, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. 773-667-3130.

MARY'S 501 W. 55th: Sundays, 6 PM-midnight, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 773-846-7374.

MAXWELL STREET UPTOWN POLISH SAUSAGE RESTAURANT 4429 N. Broadway: Saturdays, noon-3 PM, Frank Scott Jr. & friends. 773-989-4569.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 11/16, 9:30 PM, Tenry Johns Band. 630-446-4001.

MICKEY FINN'S 412 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Barrelhouse Chuck Band. 847-362-6688.

MY PLACE 5652 Dixie Hwy., Markham: Mondays, 9:30 PM, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 708-225-0178.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sundays, 7 PM, open blues jam. 847-869-0450.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 11/16, King Corey. Sat 11/23, Rhythm City. 773-252-1155.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Thu 11/21, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 847-328-0399.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 11/16, Rockin' Johnny Band. Wed 11/20, Steve Ditzell Duo. Thu 11/21, Keith Scott Trio. Fri 11/22, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Sat 11/23, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 847-266-1313.

PUSH RODS 15652 S. Dixie Hwy., Harvey: Thursdays, 10 PM, midnight, and 2 AM, Bob Jamerson & Killer Ray. 708-225-0178.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 11/15, Zora Young. Sat 11/16, CeDell Davis (see Critic's Choice). Sundays, 10 PM, jam with Sammy Fender. Wed 11/20, Marty Sammon. Thu 11/21, Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted. Fri 11/22, Willie Kent & the Gents. Sat 11/23, Jimmy Burns. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, Pinetop Perkins. Tue 11/19, Lurrie Bell. Wednesdays, Sharon Lewis. Thu 11/21, 8 PM, Expresso Blues; 10 PM, Eddie Taylor Jr. Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Jake La Botz; 10 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sat 11/23, Detroit Jr. 773-342-0452.

7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Howard Scott & the World Band. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. Thursdays, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 773-723-0592.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/16, Chicago Redhots. Fri 11/22, Jimmy Burns. Sat 11/23, Vance Kelly. 847-991-2150.

WAVERLY GOLD NOTE LOUNGE 214 Main, Woodstock: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/23, Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning. 815-337-3663.

WILD GOOSE 4265 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/15, Madman Blues Band. Sat 11/16, Da Blues Guys. 773-281-7112.

jazz

concerts

PETER AGLINSKAS & CHRIS WHITE Free concert. Thu 11/21, 12:15 PM, room 205, Music Instruction Center, William Rainey Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6568.

BERNARD ALCORN Free in-store performance. Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

DAVID BOYKIN EXPANSE with choreographer Keith Givens and dancers Ray Mercer, Christie Ceasar, Sarah Ford & Camille Anderson. Free admission. Wed 11/20, 7 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LAVERNE BUTLER, BOBBY HUTTON Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 236.

CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE WITH ORBERT DAVIS performs "Sketches of Spain" and "Jubilatum" under the direction of William Russo. See Critic's Choice. Sat 11/23, 7 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 312-344-6245.

CHICAGO JAZZ ORCHESTRA WITH STEFON HARRIS & THE CHUCK HEDGES SWINGTET WITH DUANE THAMM Tribute to Lionel Hampton directed by Jeff Lindberg. Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-409-3947.

NICK COLIONNE & CARMEN STOKES perform at Premium Entertainment Club's gala event. Sat 11/23, 8 PM, San Luis Banquet Hall, 50 S. Greenbay, Waukegan. 847-599-8441.

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY JAZZ BAND Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-209-3110.

ELAINE DAME DUO performs "There Is Nothing Like a Dame"; free concert. Fri 11/15, noon, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

NATHAN DAVIS, STEVE BUTTERS perform as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound, which also features films and videos. Fri 11/15, 8:30 PM, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State. 773-784-0449.

ELMHURST COLLEGE JAZZ BAND under the direction of Doug Beach. Thu 11/21, 5:30 PM, Silverado Grill, 447 Spring, Elmhurst. 630-617-6100.

FRACTURED FLAG, FULL MOON ORCHESTRA, REGENERATION, (RICHARD NICKEL) TRANSACTION ENSEMBLE, SQUARE ROOT OF FIVE QUARTET Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Springman Studio, 120 W. Kinzie. 312-399-3016.

GUILLERMO GREGORIO TRIO Free in-store performance. Sat 11/16, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

STEVEN HASHIMOTO TRIO Sun 11/24, noon-3 PM, Gethsemane Garden Center, 5801 N. Clark. 773-878-5915.

HINDA HOFFMAN TRIO Free concert. Tue 11/19, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

AL JARREAU, JOYCE COOLING Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-559-1212.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE JAZZ COMBOS, VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE & BIG BAND Free concert. Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-5625.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY JAZZ COMBOS Mon 11/18, 7:30 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY JAZZ NIGHT II under the direction of Don Owens, Daniel J. Farris & Joel Spencer. Fri 11/22, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY JAZZ COMBOS Free concert. Fri 11/22, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ROOTS N D BLUES with Oscar Brown Jr. and Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago; on the same program, Ameen Muhammad's Negretto will be performed. Free admission. Fri 11/15, 7 PM, LaFollette Park, 1333 N. Laramie. 312-427-1676.

JAMES SANDERS QUARTET Free concert. Mon 11/18, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SUENOS Sun 11/17, 2 PM, Downers Grove Public Library, 1015 Curtis, Downers Grove. 630-960-1200.

RICHARD TEITELBAUM & CARLOS ZINGARO, HUGH DAVIES, FRED LONBERG-HOLM WITH TERRI KAPSALIS & LOTTA MELIN perform as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound. See Critic's Choice. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center, Loyola University, 6339 N. Sheridan. 773-784-0449.

MICHAEL VORFELD WITH MARIA BLONDEEL perform as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound; free concerts. See Critic's Choice. Sun 11/17, 7 PM (preceded by a reception at 5 PM), and Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Hyde Park Art Center, 5307 S. Hyde Park. 773-784-0449.

CARLOS ZINGARO performs as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound. See Critic's Choice. Sun 11/17, 3 PM, GAR Rotunda, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 773-784-0449.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 11/15, noon, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, Tom Hope, Doug Hayes & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 11/16, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Al Green Quintet with Othello Anderson. Sundays, 7 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wed 11/20, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thu 11/21, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 11/22, noon, Franz Jackson, Peter Roothaan, Dan DeLorenzo, Tom Hope & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 11/23, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. 312-642-6805.

ARMY & LOU'S 423 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 7-10 PM, keyboardist and vocalist Fred Barr & guitarist Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

BABALUCI 2152 N. Damen: Restaurant with live jazz upstairs on weekends at 8 PM. Fri 11/15 and Fri 11/22, Denise La Grassa Trio. 773-486-5300.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Fridays, 8 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-1919.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, Carlos Cannon. Sun 11/17 through Sat 11/23, Detour. Sun 11/24, Carmen Stokes. 312-751-2433.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the show lounge at 9:30 PM: Fri 11/15, Bob Perna's Little Big Band with Josie Falbo. Sat 11/16 and Sat 11/23, Frank D'Rone. In the cocktail lounge: Fridays, 6:30 PM, and Tuesdays, 7 PM, Audrey Morris. Saturdays, 7 PM, and Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. Mondays, 9 PM, Bob Solone. 773-435-0130.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM-midnight, open jam session with Darren Scorza Quartet. 773-784-8755.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 11/20, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Cook County Jazz Commission. 312-226-6666.

BRISKU'S BISTRO 4100 N. Kedzie: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Yves Francois E.S. Orchestre Rocamambu. 773-279-9141.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken-word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 11/17, Shannon Roberts, Outland Jazz Orchestra. Sun 11/24, Elisa Urtiaga, Suzannah Sosman, Andre Nickow, Dave Johnson, Dylan McKenzie, Ben Haley. 773-348-8536.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 6-9 PM, Libby York. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, King Fleming Trio. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham & Don Stille. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, Johnie Faren & the Orient Jazz Express. Sat 11/23, 9 PM, David Stone & friends. 847-647-8282.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Sat 11/23, 10 PM, Maralyn Gaza Trio. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thursdays, 9 PM, Ted Sirota. 773-743-5650.

CHEF'S STATION 915 Davis, Evanston: Sundays, 11:30 AM-2 PM, Ari Seder/Adam Kraus Duo. 847-570-9838.

CHICAGO FIREHOUSE 1401 S. Michigan: Restaurant. Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-786-1401.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge at 8:30 PM. Thursdays and Fridays, Scott Stenten Duo. Saturdays, Dave Simone Trio. 847-969-9900.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain (no cover). 630-469-1080.

CYRANO'S BISTRO 546 N. Wells: Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Bobbi Jordan Trio. 312-467-0546.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Sundays, 3-6 PM, Hot Club of Edgewater Djam. Sat 11/23, 9:30 PM, Hot Club of Edgewater. 773-878-3343.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 11/19, 9:30 PM, Triage. Wed 11/20, 9:30 PM, Andrew D'Angelo. 773-276-3600.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY Maple & Rte. 53, Lisle: Music at 7:30 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15, Marcus Jefferson. 630-435-5288.

FIREPLACE INN 1448 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, J.J. & the Jazzmasters (no cover). 312-664-5264.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 11/17, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Orchestra. Wed 11/20, 8 PM, Rob Parton's Jazz Tech Big Band. Thu 11/21, 7:30 PM, Big Roy. Sun 11/24, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band with Kelly Cronin. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Yolanda Farina Jazz Ensemble. 773-528-4033.

FOUNDRY 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: Music Tuesdays through Saturdays upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar; no cover. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Bob Baglione Trio. Thu 11/21, 7:30 PM, John Mose Trio. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30 PM). 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Mon 11/18, Brian O'Hern & the Model Citizens. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fri 11/15, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Sat 11/16, Andy Meacham Quartet. Wed 11/20, Hinda Hoffman Trio. Thu 11/21, Juli Wood & Jordan Baskin. Fri 11/22, John Goldman/Juli Wood Two-Horn Band. Sat 11/23, Jazz Solution with Tunia. 773-262-5767.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 11/17, 2 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. 708-755-8312 or 708-425-4596.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 11/15, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Lake Effect. Sat 11/16, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Sun 11/17, 8 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet, Jordan Baskin. Tue 11/19, 6 PM, David Stone & friends; 10 PM, mambo jazz series hosted by Manny Lopez. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra. Fri 11/22 and Sat 11/23, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Masters of Groove with Reuben Wilson, Grant Green Jr. & Clyde Stubblefield. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 11/15, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph (no cover); 9 PM, Jerry Steinhilber Trio with George Carzone; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Jerry Steinhilber Trio with George Carzone; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet (no cover). Sun 11/17, 2 PM, Chicago Improvisors Group; 7 PM, Uptown Poetry Slam with music by Jonathan Maestro; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Organ Quartet. Mondays, 10 PM, Terry Callier & Beyond. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Four Charms. Wed 11/20, 9 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 11/22, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph (no cover); 9 PM, George Freeman Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Sat 11/23, 8 PM, George Freeman Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet (no cover). Sun 11/24, 2 PM, Chicago Jazz Composers Collective. 773-878-5552.

HOTEL INTER-CONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the Salon. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7 PM, Erin McDougald Ensemble. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Leroy Jenkins & Joseph Jarman. Sun 11/17, 4 PM, Steve Duke; 8 PM, (Richard Nickel) Transaction Ensemble, Tiny Hairs. Thu 11/21, 10 PM, David Boykin Expanse. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Mondays, 7-9 PM, jam session hosted by David Boykin with Mike Reed & Karl Siegfried. 773-486-4093.

HOUSTON'S 616 N. Rush: Restaurant. Fridays, 5:30-9:30 PM, Jo Ann Daugherty Trio. 312-649-1121.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9 PM. Sun 11/17, Dave Rempis Quartet. Sun 11/24, Keefe Jackson & Todd Munnik, Brian Dibblee/Todd Munnik/Kevin Davis/Jason Adasiewicz Quartet. 773-935-2118.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM. Sundays, noon-4 PM, jazz brunch with Chester McSwain. Mon 11/18, Crosswind. Fri 11/22, Reginald T. McCants. 312-266-2400.

JACK'S 3201 N. Halsted: Sundays, 11:30 AM-2 PM, jazz brunch with John Paris & Anthony Brock. 773-244-9191.

JACKSON HARBOR GRILL 6401 S. Lake Shore Dr.: Fridays, 7 and 9 PM, and Sundays, 4 PM, Maggie Brown. 773-794-4408.

JAMADA 241 Lake, Bloomingdale: Thursdays, 7 PM, Airborne (no cover). 630-893-0300.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 4, 8, and 10 PM Sundays; 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 11/15 through Sun 11/17, Sam Rivers Trio. Tue 11/19 through Sun 11/24, Phil Woods with the Bill Charlap Trio. 312-670-2473.

JERICHO COFFEE 2343 E. 71st: Music after 7 PM. Fridays and Sundays, noon, jazz jam session hosted by John Armstrong features musicians from the AFGA Salon Musicians Collective. 773-684-8665.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, Sonny Turner Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak Trio. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Mondays, 10 PM, Long Count Quartet. 773-477-3330.

KARIZMA 4741 Main, Skokie: Restaurant. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Kelly Sill & John Moulder. 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 11/15, 9:30 PM, Bradley Young Quartet. Sat 11/16, 9 PM, Juli Wood & Earma Thompson. Sundays, 1 PM, Tim Green & Tim McNamara. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas, Scott Burns & Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Mike Raynor. Fri 11/22, 9:30 PM, Bradley Young Quartet. Sat 11/23, 9:30 PM, Ron Cooper Combo with Lou Marini. 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, Brian Citro Quartet & Poetique. 773-728-2663.

LEXI'S 1330 W. Madison: Music at 7:30 PM. Fridays, Cecile Savage. Saturdays, Ken Shiokawa Duo. Thursdays, Ken Shiokawa. 312-829-4600.

LUCIANO'S ON RUSH 871 N. Rush: Restaurant and piano bar with music nightly at 7 PM. Sundays and Mondays, Lynette Stawling. Tuesdays, Sami Scott. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Lenny Perrata Trio. 312-266-1414.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Pianists/vocalists perform after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays; no cover. Sundays, Scott Holman. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Fridays through Sundays, 6 PM Mondays through Thursdays. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, Scott Holman. 847-952-8755.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Raul Timbal y Su Mambo Jazz Band. 630-571-3600.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Andy Meacham Trio. Wed 11/20, 7 PM, WesBound Trane. Fri 11/22, 9 PM, Andre Earls Trio. 630-446-4001.

MR. B'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge. Fridays, 8 PM, jazz performance workshop (no cover). 630-325-2900.

NEW APARTMENT LOUNGE 504 E. 75th: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Von Freeman & friends. 773-483-7728.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sundays, 4 PM, Unusual Pairings hosted by William Perry (11/17 with Paul Hatsaw Quintet with Bill Brimfield, Jim Baker, Tim Daisy & Matt Ulery; 11/24 with William Perry & David Boykin). 773-743-3355.

NOLA'S 32ND WARD SEAFOOD HOUSE 1856 W. North: Thursdays, 8 PM, Carl Leukaufe Trio. 773-395-4300.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: No cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steelin' Jazz. 312-943-5228.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Mondays and Tuesdays, 7 PM, Marc Pompe Trio. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Sketches in Blue. 630-782-9091.

PALAGGI'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 10 W. Hubbard: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Nan Mason. Wednesdays, open mike. 312-527-1010.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio with Deane Myers & Keith Brady. 312-787-2200.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, Bob Dogan Quartet. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Fri 11/22, Don Stiernberg Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Sundays, 6:30 PM, Kara Kesselring. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Sami Scot. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Marshall Vente Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Duo. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 11/15, 6 PM, Warren Beck; 9 PM, Rachel Charson Quartet. Sat 11/16, Tight Like That. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mondays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, Petropoulos Organ Trio. Wednesdays, Steve Evans Quartet. Thursdays, Ryan Cohan Quartet. Fri 11/22, 6 PM, Warren Beck; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Sat 11/23, Henry Johnson Organ Express. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 11/15, Tight Like That. Sat 11/16, Von Freeman. Tue 11/19, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. 847-266-1313.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sundays, open jam with the Jeremy Callner Trio. 773-276-9730.

RED FROG PUB & GRILL 5353 W. Irving Park: Mondays, 9 PM, John Paris Trio (no cover). 773-545-3761.

REVOLUCION CAFE 1134 W. 18th: No cover. Sundays, 5 PM, Tommy Bradford Band. 312-421-8164.

RUMBA 351 W. Hubbard: Sat 11/16, 9 PM, and Fri 11/22, 8:30 PM, Tropicale with Rita Duarte. 312-222-1226.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant. Fridays, 8 PM, Mood Swing Quartet with Bob Thornton (no cover). Sat 11/16, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-491-1122.

SIMON'S TAVERN 5210 N. Clark: Sun 11/17, 9 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-878-0894.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Juli Wood/John Goldman 2-Horn Band. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 4500 S. Michigan: Saturdays, 7-9:30 PM, jazz jam session (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike with the Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble (call 312-263-1649 for more information). 773-377-5004, ext. 2228.

SOPRANOS 2901 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9 PM, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Kuzzins (no cover). 773-871-0990.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Fridays, 7 PM, Take Two. Saturdays, 7 PM, reggae/jazz saxophonist Byrd. 773-486-7427.

THE STUDIO 8717 Lincoln, Morton Grove: Fridays, 8 PM, Gina Gibson Trio. 847-965-1962.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Music at 9 PM. Thu 11/21, Greg Kelley, Mike Bullock. 773-862-3616.

THYME 464 N. Halsted: Restaurant and bar. Tuesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein 6-Piece Orchestra. Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Trio. 312-226-4300.

TROPICAL DEN 7209 S. Exchange: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by George Freeman. 773-978-2341.

T'S 5025 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Joanna Ashley. 773-784-6000.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Sat 11/23, 10:30 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 773-665-4410.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 2 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Brian O'Hern; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/15, William Perry's Explosion Ensemble. Sat 11/16, clarinetist Kaliq Woods. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett and percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Vincent Davis & friends. Thu 11/21, Orion Collective. Fri 11/22, Nicole Mitchell & Ed Wilkerson. Sat 11/23, Nicole Mitchell Black Earth Ensemble. 312-791-9050.

VIKING STEAKHOUSE 27 W 150 Roosevelt, Winfield: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, jam session with Bruce Oscar Trio (no cover). 630-653-2110.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Thursdays, Jazz for Tough Times. 312-943-7815.

international

concerts

ALBORADA perform music from Central and South America. Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert, Arlington Heights. 847-640-6809.

VICENTE AMIGO Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

BATTLEFIELD BAND performs Scottish music. Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab, Kirk and Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

H.N. BHASKAR & P.P. RAO Carnatic violin concert with Vinod R. Venkataraman (mridangam). Sat 11/16, 6:30 PM, Chinmaya Mission Auditorium, 11 S 80, Rte. 83, Hinsdale. 630-416-9699 or 708-798-2025.

HICHAM CHAMI, KALYAN PATHAK Free classical Arabic music concert. Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1155 E. 58th. 773-702-9507.

DIAMANA DIYA Free in-store African percussion concert. Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, Women & Children First Bookstore, 5233 N. Clark. 773-769-9299.

ANNA FERMIN, RYAN TOGURI, CHINESE FINE ART SOCIETY and others perform as part of a benefit and fifth-anniversary celebration for the Center for Asian Arts and Media at Columbia College Chicago. Sun 11/17, 4:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-344-7870.

HOLY GOAT ENSEMBLE Free African percussion concert. Fri 11/15, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

KOL SASSON performs a concert for Hanukkah. Sun 11/24, 7 PM, Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

MASTER MUSICIANS OF JAJOUKA, DJ WARP Fri 11/15, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SEA SONGS & SHANTIES FROM POLAND with Stare Dzwony, Mechanicy Szanty, Qftry, Mlynn, Pech. See Spot Check. Fri 11/15, 7 PM, Saint Patrick Performing Arts Center, 5900 W. Belmont. 815-464-5756.

SHANTIES FROM THE SEVEN SEAS with Geoff Kaufman, Lee Murdock, Marek Szurawski, Mystic Seaport's Forebitter, Stare Dzwony, Tom Lewis, Poles Apart, Mechanicy Szanty, Qftry, Mlynn. Sat 11/16, 6 PM, Saint Patrick Performing Arts Center, 5900 W. Belmont. 815-464-5756.

MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS & ROCIO DURCAL Sun 11/17, 7 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

international

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sun 11/17, International Sea Songs and Shanties Festival: 2 PM, Mystic Seaport's Forebitter, Tom Lewis, Poles Apart, Qftry, Mechanicy Szanty; 4:30 PM, Jurek Porebski; 6:30 PM, Old Bells, Mechanicy Szanty, Poles Apart. See Spot Check. 773-478-4408.

ACCENT CAFE 700 River, Mount Prospect: Sundays, 7 PM, DJ Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop (with Latin dance lessons at 9 PM). 847-298-2233.

CAFE USA 3801 Mannheim, Schiller Park: Tuesdays, 10 PM, DJ Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop with Latin dance lessons by Amir. 847-233-0011.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: Fri 11/15, 9 PM, Los Prisioneros. 312-421-5272 or 312-559-1212.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: In Club X: Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, Jesus Enriquez y Su Orquesta; DJ Juan Carlos spins salsa & merengue. 312-266-1944.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 11/15, Banda Rika. 630-416-4898.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 11/16, 10 PM, Mambo Express Afro-Cuban Band (preceded by dance lessons with Tina Mangos at 9 PM). Wed 11/20, 9 PM, Gypsy Fire & Soul. Fri 11/22, 10:30 PM, Sat 11/23, 10:30 PM, Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited. 312-362-9707.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Sundays, 9 PM, Magellan's Sphere. 773-394-2066.

LUNA MEXICANA 3565 W. Fullerton: Fridays, 9 PM, Latin jazz and salsa with Yorumba (no cover). 773-252-1639.

MAMBO 3336 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 5 PM-midnight, Blue Son, En Clave Negra. Saturdays, 10 PM, Orquesta Sabor. 773-481-2050.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 11/22, 11 PM, Las Guitarras de Espana, Andreas Kapsalis, Valerie Booker. 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Fri 11/15, 10 PM, Orquesta Ranura. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM-4 AM, DJs Johnny Rumba & El Papichulo spin salsa dura and tropical beats with Latin dance lessons by Lisa la Boriqua at 9:30 PM. 312-427-2572.

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Thursdays through Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Tribus Futuras performs Andean music. 773-545-7022.

PLAVA LAGUNA 2610 W. Peterson: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Bosnian folk music. 773-465-1483.

RAS DASHEN 5846 N. Broadway: Restaurant. Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Saful Rumba performs Afro-Latin and Latin jazz. 773-506-9601.

REVOLUCION CAFE 1134 W. 18th: No cover. Sat 11/16, 6:30 PM, Grupo Madera; 9:30 PM, Instinto Animal, Biblia Negra, Monospit, HDR. 312-421-8164.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Music at 10 PM. Sat 11/16, Blue Son. 773-871-7799.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, DJs El Guapo & Mercurio with Latin dance lessons by Lisa la Boriqua. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, DJ El Papichulo with Latin dance lessons by Lisa la Boriqua. 847-969-1602.

ZHIVAGO 9925 Gross Point, Skokie: Fridays, 10 PM, DJ El Papichulo spins salsa and Caribbean music with Latin dance lessons by Jerome. 847-982-1400.

classical

AMERICAN CHAMBER STRINGS Roland Vamos conducts a free concert. Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, Northfield Community Church, 400 Wagner, Northfield. 847-446-3822.

MICHELLE AREYZAGA soprano (Robeson, Grier, Hoibey, Poulenc, Pann). Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Music in the Loft, 1017 W. Washington. 312-243-9233.

JEFFREY ARNOLD piano (Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, Debussy). Sat 11/23, 7:30 PM, Grace Episcopal Church, 309 Hill, Galena. 815-777-2935 or 815-777-2513.

ARS VIVA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Alan Heatherington, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley (Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Raimi). Sun 11/17, 7:30 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300.

ARTEMIS CHAMBER BRASS OF CHICAGO (R. Strauss, Holborne, Mozart, Husa, Albeniz, Maschewitz/Sherwin, Debussy). Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1509 Ridge, Evanston. 847-208-2913.

PELARIN BACOS piano, performs a free all-Bach recital. Thu 11/21, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8484.

INON BARNATAN piano (Haydn, Schubert, Liszt, Ravel, Stevenson). Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

BOWEN PARK OPERA COMPANY (Massenet, Werther). Sat 11/16 and Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Wed 11/20, 2 PM, and Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Jack Benny Center for the Arts, 39 Jack Benny Dr., Waukegan. 847-360-4740.

CHICAGO CHAMBER CHOIR Timm Adams, conductor (Vivaldi, Mozart, Purcell, Rachmaninoff). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Unity Lutheran Church, 5409 N. Magnolia. Mon 11/18, 7:30 PM, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 2335 N. Orchard. 312-409-6890.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Sun 11/17, 3 PM, and Tue 11/19, 7:30 PM, Lorin Maazel, conductor, with soprano Jessica Jones (Mendelssohn, Kernis, Bartok). Thu 11/21, Fri 11/22, and Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Lorin Maazel, conductor (Respighi, Penderecki, R. Strauss). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Alastair Willis conducts a children's concert featuring the Underground Railway Theater shadow puppets (Stravinsky, The Firebird). Sat 11/23, 11 AM and 12:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHICAGO YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Allen Tinkham, conductor, with clarinetist Gina Guhl and cellist Ben Hildner (Pann, Dvorak, Mozart, Holst). Sun 11/24, 7:30 PM (with preconcert lecture at 6:45 PM), Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-939-2207, ext. 29.

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO Alastair Willis, conductor (Stravinsky, Dvorak, Mendelssohn). Free admission; tickets required. Mon 11/18, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in open rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 11/16 and Sat 11/23, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MEMBERS OF THE CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO with violinist Joseph Glymph in a free concert of chamber music (Brahms, Dring). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-341-1521.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC OF CHICAGO Joseph Glymph conducts a joint concert (Kabalevsky, Elgar, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Gershwin). Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Grand Ballroom, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-341-1521 or 312-744-6630.

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Sun 11/24, 7 PM, Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-771-8300.

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY PREPARATORY AND COMMUNITY PIANO PROGRAM in a free faculty recital. Sat 11/23, 6:30 PM, McCormick Recital Hall, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-771-8300.

DA CORNETO OPERA Kostis Protopapas conducts Verdi's Aida. Sun 11/17, 4 PM, St. Hilary Church, 5601 N. California. Sun 11/24, 2 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-662-2694.

DU PAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert conducts "music adapted and composed for American TV shows and films" (Bernstein, Williams, Steiner, and others). Sun 11/24, 4 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-690-8644.

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Raffaele Ponti, conductor, with violinist Philip Quint (Mendelssohn, Bruch, Brahms). Fri 11/15, 8:30 PM, Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, and Sun 11/17, 3:30 PM, Hemmens Theatre, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-888-4000.

ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop, conductor, with soprano Winifred Faix Brown (Terricciano, R. Strauss, Still, Sibelius). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Hammerschmidt Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-941-0202.

EVENING OF BRASS Gail Williams conducts a program of "works for large brass ensembles." Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

EDUARDO FERNANDEZ guitar (Bach, Denisov, Guastavino, Turina). Sat 11/23, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fridays, 12:10 PM (11/15, tenor Bradley Schuller; 11/22, sopranos Natalie Mann and Stephanie Mann). 312-787-4570.

MARK FRY bass trombone, with pianist and organist Paul Hamilton (Ives, Gabrieli, Webern, Schnyder, Lassen). Free admission. Mon 11/18, 8 PM, Lakeview Lutheran Church, 835 W. Addison. 773-327-1427.

FRY STREET QUARTET Fri 11/15, 8 PM (Beethoven, Rorem, Schubert), Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-440-4636. Sun 11/17, 4 PM (Haydn, Searce, Mendelssohn), private residence (call for location). 773-442-4978.

RICHARD HIRSCHL in a free cello recital. Mon 11/18, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Sundays, 2-4 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce (Albeniz, Barrios, Kleynjans, and others). 773-486-4093.

QING HOU, LAWRENCE NEUMAN, BRANT TAYLOR, THOMAS SAUER violin, viola, cello, piano (Martinu, Schumann, Beethoven). Sun 11/24, 2 PM, Fullerton Auditorium, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

NANCY HUMPHREY, JOHN ROBINSON, AND RICHARD YEO harpsichord, violin, and cello (Bach, Rameau, Telemann). Sun 11/17, 7:30 PM, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 330 Laurel, Highland Park. 847-432-4458.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE with soprano Tony Arnold and choreographer Juliana May in an all-Berio program. Mon 11/18, 7:30 PM, Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY Alan Heatherington, conductor, with violinist Corey Cerovsek in an all-Dvorak program. Fri 11/22 and Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Drake Theatre, Barat College, 700 E. Westleigh, Lake Forest. 847-295-2135.

LAURIEN LAUFMAN cello (Bach, Brahms, Martinu). Sun 11/17, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

MARINA LOMAZOV piano (Pann, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Mussorgsky). Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Music in the Loft, 1017 W. Washington. 312-243-9233.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Sat 11/16, Tue 11/19, and Fri 11/22, 6:30 PM, Sir Andrew Davis, conductor, with baritone James Morris, sopranos Jane Eaglen and Deborah Voigt, tenor Thomas Studebaker, and mezzo-soprano Marjana Lipovsek (Wagner, Die Walkure). Mon 11/18, 7 PM, Thu 11/21, 2 PM, and Sat 11/23, 7:30 PM, Paul Gemignani, conductor, with bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, baritones Timothy Nolen and Nathan Gunn, sopranos Celena Shafer and Sheri Greenawald, mezzo-soprano Judith Christin, and tenor David Cangelosi (Sondheim, Sweeney Todd). See Critic's Choice. 312-332-2244.

LISA MAATOUK, ANN DIETER, RAYMON CUNHA, WILLIAM CRUZ CANDELARIO, AND JAMIE HAGEDORN soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, and piano, in a free concert (Verdi, Duparc, Ravel, Sondheim, Turina, Offenbach). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Old St. Mary's Church, 1500 S. Michigan. 312-922-3444.

MILLAR BRASS ENSEMBLE with organist Thomas Weisflog in a program of "works from the time of Gabrieli through the 20th century." Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-2100 or 773-702-7059.

IVAN MORAVEC in a piano recital (Schumann, Chopin, Brahms, Debussy). Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-94-3000 or 800-223-7114.

HARRIET MUELLER organ, in a free concert (Bach, Sweelinck, Frescobaldi, Aguila de Heredia, Daquin, Boelly, Brahms, Walcha, Hailstork). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, St. Luke's Lutheran Church of Logan Square, 2649 N. Francisco. 773-235-5420.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO CHILDREN'S CHORUS Mary Brown conducts a free concert. Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Winnetka Woman's Club, 485 Maple, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

NEWBERRY CONSORT with soprano Ellen Hargis (Dowland, Byrd, Farnaby, Morley, and others). Fri 11/15, 8 PM (with preconcert lecture at 7 PM), Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton. Sat 11/16, 8 PM (with preconcert lecture at 7 PM), Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake, Oak Park. Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 312-255-3700.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE CONCERT WINDS Lawrence Van Oyen conducts a free concert. Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-7469.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE WOMEN'S CHORALE AND CONCERT CHOIR Ramona M. Wis and Jeordano Martinez conduct a free concert. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Community United Methodist Church, 20 Center St., Naperville. 630-637-7469.

NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND Fri 11/22, 7:30 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5625.

NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Tom Zelle, conductor. Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5625.

NORTH SHORE CHORAL SOCIETY Donald Chen conducts Handel's Alexander's Feast). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Parish Church of St. Luke, 939 Hinman, Evanston. 847-328-5158.

NORTH SUBURBAN SYMPHONY Paul Vermel, conductor (Mozart, Borodin, Liszt, Beethoven). Sun 11/17, 4 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-4150.

NORTHWEST INDIANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Kirk Muspratt, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Ilse Apestegui (Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D Minor). Thu 11/21, 7:30 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 219-836-0525.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY MUSIC THEATRE PROGRAM Frederick Ockwell conducts Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti and Gian Carlo Menotti's The Telephone. Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, Josephine Louis Theater, Northwestern University, 1979 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PHILHARMONIA in a program entitled "Nationalist Favorites" (Grieg, Sibelius, Glinka, Borodin). Sun 11/24, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE Mallory Thompson, conductor (Mozart, Schoenberg, Tippett). Fri 11/15, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-491-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S CHORUS Julia Davids, conductor. Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

STUDENTS AND FACULTY OF NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC perform chamber music "by or dedicated to victims of Nazi concentration camps." Free admission. Thu 11/21, 6 PM, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-4000.

ORION ENSEMBLE (Wanhall, Bartok, Beethoven). Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. Sun 11/24, 3 PM, Winnetka Presbyterian Church, 1255 Willow, Winnetka. 630-628-9591.

STEPHANIE PEDRETTI AND LAURA KNIGHT flute and guitar (Villa-Lobos and others). Sun 11/17, 2:30 PM, Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge, Evanston. 312-321-2542.

AMIT PELED cello, with pianist Daniel del Pino in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Bloch, Shostakovich). Free admission. Wed 11/20, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

PILGRIM CHAMBER PLAYERS Tue 11/19, 7 PM, Concert Hall, Columbia College Sherwood Conservatory of Music, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-344-6179.

ANTONIO POMPA-BALDI piano (Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, Rachmaninoff). Sun 11/17, 3 PM (with preconcert discussion at 2:15 PM), Downers Grove North High School, 4436 Main, Downers Grove. 630-969-2069.

PRAZAK QUARTET presents an all-Czech program (Dvorak, Janacek, Smetana). Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Free admission. Sat 11/16 and Sat 11/23, 2-5 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Sat 11/23, 4 and 8 PM, Paramount Arts Centre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666 or 312-559-1212.

ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY CHORUS AND CHAMBER SINGERS Anne Heider, conductor (Bernstein and others). Free admission. Fri 11/22, 7:30 PM, Room 745, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-2238.

SCHOLARS OF CAMBRAI in a program of Spanish music (Milan, Narvaez, Valderrabano, Aranes, Machado, Romero, and others). Sun 11/17, 2:30 PM, St. Chrysostom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn. 708-758-3750.

SHERWOOD SYMPHONY (Mozart, Stravinsky, Honegger). Sun 11/24, 4 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-427-6267.

SOLANGE SIOR, JEAN MARIE MINTON, RICHARD GERSTEN, RICHARD MARKLEY, AND SCOTT SPIRKA soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenors, and baritone, with pianist Howard Bakken in a program of opera and musical theater songs (Verdi, Leoncavallo, Sondheim, and others). Fri 11/15, 8 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

DEBORAH SOBOL, JASMINE LIN, AND CHRISTOPHER COSTANZA piano, violin, and cello (Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert). Sat 11/16, 7:30 PM, Unity Temple, 875 Lake, Oak Park. 708-445-8955.

BRIAN TOROSIAN guitar. Free admission. Thu 11/21, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-4636.

OLLI-PEKKA TUOMISALO AND RISTO-MATTI MARIN saxophone and piano (Sibelius, Tomasi, Kritz). Sun 11/17, 2 PM, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. 847-256-5025. Mon 11/18, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-2239. Tue 11/19, 1:40 PM, Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-4978. Wed 11/20, 7:30 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

TURTLE ISLAND STRING QUARTET, YING QUARTET (Ravel, Milhaud, Summer, Price, Balakrishnan). Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5010.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Steven Huang, conductor (Langlais, Hindemith, Ravel). Free admission. Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE Barbara Schubert, conductor, in a free concert. Sun 11/17, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO WIND ENSEMBLE (Gould, Tull, van der Roost, Root, Rhoads). Sun 11/17, 3 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

VERMEER QUARTET in an all-Beethoven program. Sun 11/24, 3 PM (with preconcert lecture at 1:45 PM), Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-722-5463.

VIENNA CHOIR BOYS in a "holiday concert." Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Lund Auditorium, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, River Forest. 708-524-6454.

WAUKEGAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Blackwelder, conductor (Ravel, Pavane, Saint-Saens, Dvorak, Humperdinck). Sun 11/24, 4 PM, Waukegan High School, 2325 Brookside, Waukegan. 847-360-4740.

WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WITH THE WEST SUBURBAN CHORAL UNION Daniel Sommerville, conductor, with soprano Judith Raddue and baritone Gerard Sundberg (Vaughan Williams, A Sea Symphony). Sat 11/23, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5010.

fairs & festivals

ST. CHRYSOSTOM'S HOLIDAY FAIRE St. Chrysostom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn: Fri 11/15 and Sat 11/16, 12:15 PM, Classic Ring Carolers. Festival also features storytellers & children's entertainment. 312-961-4363.

miscellaneous

BOOTINSKY PIANO TRIO perform music "ranging from The Simpsons to Haydn." Thu 11/21, 10:30 AM and noon, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-670-6888.

HARRY CONNICK JR. Children's concerts. Sat 11/16, 2 and 4:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

NATHAN DAVIS, STEVE BUTTERS perform as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound, which also features films and videos. Fri 11/15, 8:30 PM, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State. 773-784-0449.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 11/24, 3:30 PM, Ralph's World (children's concert). 708-788-2118.

KIDS FARE: JUMP INTO MUSICAL THEATER Children's program features Northwestern University Music Theatre Program's fall production Into the Woods. Sat 11/16, 10:30 AM, Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, 600 Emerson, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NEW DIRECTIONS IN ELECTRONICS features Northwestern University students, faculty, and guest artists. Thu 11/21, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

JUSTIN ROBERTS Children's concert. Sun 11/17, noon and 3 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

DAVE RUDOLF performs "Holiday Sampler Extravaganza" for children. Fri 11/22, 7 PM, room J143, Business and Social Science Center Theatre, William Rainey Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100.

RICHARD TEITELBAUM & CARLOS ZINGARO, HUGH DAVIES, FRED LONBERG-HOLM WITH TERRI KAPSALIS & LOTTA MELIN perform as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound. See Critic's Choice. Sat 11/16, 8 PM, Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center, Loyola University, 6339 N. Sheridan. 773-784-0449.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Fri 11/15, Lynette School of Dance. Fri 11/22, Lane Technical High School Band. 312-346-3278.

MICHAEL VORFELD WITH MARIA BLONDEEL perform as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound; free concerts. See Critic's Choice. Sun 11/17, 7 PM (preceded by a reception at 5 PM), and Fri 11/22, 8 PM, Hyde Park Art Center, 5307 S. Hyde Park. 773-784-0449.

CARLOS ZINGARO performs as part of the Outer Ear Festival of Sound. See Critic's Choice. Sun 11/17, 3 PM, GAR Rotunda, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 773-784-0449.

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