TRG Music Listings 

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

ALUMINUM GROUP performs on the roof at a grand-opening celebration for Millennium Park. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-742-1168.

AMERICAN ENGLISH (BEATLES TRIBUTE) Fri 7/16, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

STEVE ANTHONY ORCHESTRA Ballroom dance concert. Sun 7/18, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

BARENAKED LADIES, ALANIS MORISSETTE, NELLIE MCKAY See Critic's Choice on Nellie McKay. Wed 7/21, 6:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

ANDREW BIRD, KEVIN COLE, ROBBIE FULKS, POI DOG PONDERING, JON WEBER & others perform in a large-scale concert entitled "Reflecting Chicago." Sat 7/17, 3:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 100 N. Michigan. 312-742-1168.

CARIBBEAN RHYTHMS perform on the Great Lawn following the Sunrise Citywide Workout (preceded by a drum circle led by John Yost at 6:30 AM). Sat 7/17, 9 AM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1169.

CHICAGO ON PARADE Music and

dance on various stages, with AfriCaribe/Nuestro Tambo, Chicago Samba, Happiness Club, Kokyo Taiko, Mas Bands of Chicago Carifete, Na Kupuna Ukulele Club, Trinity Academy of Irish Dance & others. Sat 7/17, 12:30 PM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1169.

ERIC CLAPTON, ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND Sat 7/17, 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

FREDDY COLE, RITA COOLIDGE, NNENNA FREELON, MAUREEN McGOVERN, JANE MONHEIT, MARIA MULDAUR & NANCY SINATRA in a tribute to Peggy Lee. Tue 7/20, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

KEVIN COLE & HEIDI KETTENRING perform "What Can You Say in a Love Song (That Hasn't Been Said Before)"; free concert. See Critic's Choice. Tue 7/20, 8 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 312-661-1028, ext. 16.

ALICE COOPER, LENNON Sun 7/18, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

STEVE COOPER ORCHESTRA Ballroom dance concert. Sun 7/25, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

COWBOY JUNKIES Sun 7/18, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

THE DEAD Sat 7/24, 7 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D & Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

DJ RILEY spins at a swing dance. Sun 7/18, 7:30 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

MICKY DOLENZ Fri 7/23, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

FINN BROTHERS, ANGELA MCCLUSKEY See Spot Check on Angela McCluskey; all-ages; 7/23 sold out. Thu 7/22 and Fri 7/23, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

GIPSY KINGS See Spot Check. Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

JULIO IGLESIAS Sun 7/18, 7 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

IGUANAS Sat 7/24, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

KANSAS, MOTHER ROOT Thu 7/22, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

GINA KNIGHT ORCHESTRA FEATURING THE JETS Swing dance concert. Sun 7/25, 7:30 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

AMEL LARRIEUX, ERIC ROBERSON, CREA Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. www.neosoulexplosion.com.

MICHAEL MCDERMOTT, WACO BROTHERS, TRISTEN perform on the northeast terrace. Thu 7/22, 6-11 PM, Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 866-343-5303.

RIKKI MCRAE, HOWIE KANTOFF, JEFF FRELING Benefit for Evanston Community Development Foundation. Sun 7/18, 7 PM, Enterprise Development Foundation, 1020 Church, Evanston. 773-750-0406.

AUDREY MORRIS Free concert. Fri 7/16, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

NEW FOUND GLORY, COHEED AND CAMBRIA, TAKING BACK SUNDAY, RUFIO, BAD RELIGION, ALKALINE TRIO, SIMPLE PLAN, NOFX, ALLISTER, YELLOWCARD, FLOGGING MOLLY, ANTI-FLAG, BOUNCING SOULS, STORY OF THE YEAR, ATMOSPHERE, SUGARCULT, TIGER ARMY, BILLY TALENT, LARS FREDERICKSON, VANDALS, RISE AGAINST, CASUALTIES, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, JACKSON, BRIGGS, SUFFOCATE FASTER, DYNAMITE BOY, TRUTH IN FICTION, BREAK THE SILENCE, UNDERMINDED, BLEED THE DREAM, BEAUTIFUL MISTAKE, REVOLUTION SMILE, ANATOMY OF A GHOST, HIDDEN IN PLAIN VIEW, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, MATCHBOX ROMANCE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK, FEAR BEFORE THE MARCH OF FLAMES, MELEE, OVER IT, MUCH THE SAME, BOYS NIGHT OUT, 1208, BIG D & THE KIDS' TABLE, ROLLING BLACKOUTS, EARLY MAN, FROM FIRST TO LAST, THORN FOR EVERY HEART, LETTER KILLS perform as part of the Vans Warped Tour. Sat 7/24, 1 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

PARAMOUNT'S PINK FLOYD LASER SPECTACULAR Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

PATHWAY PERFORMANCES with Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan, Downtown Sound, Farm Crew, Eric Leonardson, Hedwig Dances with Erwin Helfer, Lord of the Yum Yum, Ron Smolen, Sunnyside Up, Tamboula, Minianka African Drum & Dance Ensemble & others. Fri 7/16, 5 PM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1169.

BRIAN PATTI ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM). Sun 7/18, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

PSYCHEDELIC FURS, TED ANSANI, ANNE HARRIS Fri 7/23, 6 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Clark. 312-742-2283.

7DEEZ Free concert. Tue 7/20, 7 PM, City Park, 275 Parkway, Lincolnshire. 847-444-9600.

JASON SIPE, D.D., PLOSIVE perform at an opening reception for an exhibition of paintings by Lisa Sipe and Adrian Leverkuhn. Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Texas Ballroom, 3012 S. Archer (third floor). www.texasballroom.com.

SMACKDOWN Free concert. Thu 7/22, noon, Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

SOULSCAPE Free concert and fashion show with Shooting Gallery Fashions. Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Springman Studio, 120 W. Kinzie. 773-354-6490.

SOUTH SIDE IDOL Singing competition. Fri 7/23, 7:30 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

STING, ANNIE LENNOX Sun 7/18, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

DERRICK STOUT ORCHESTRA Free concert with dance instruction. Thu 7/22, 6 PM, Bank One Plaza, Davis & Orrington, Evanston. 847-328-5864.

UNLUCKY ATLAS, ERIC LEBOFSKY & MADELINE MALKA perform at a closing reception for the art exhibit "This Thing We Do." Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Western Exhibitions, 1648 W. Kinzie, suite 2R. 312-307-4685.

UNSEEN, DEFIANCE, SCURVY DOGS, FAILED RESISTANCE Thu 7/22, 6 PM, Knights of Columbus, 15 N. Hickory, Arlington Heights. 847-255-4483.

VAN HALEN, SHINEDOWN 7/19 sold out. Mon 7/19 and Tue 7/20, 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

WEISS BROTHERS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM). Sun 7/25, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

LYNDA WEST, INSOMNIACZ, P-1, WHITE BOY Free concert. Sat 7/17, 4 PM, Cisco's Music World, 3312 W. 183rd, Hazel Crest. 708-922-0300.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 7/16 and Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Girlesque Burlesque. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Pigmy Love Circus, Sixty Cycle, Deadman Holiday (18+). Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Split Lip Rayfield, Slick 57, Velcro Lewis & His 100 Proof Band. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Cex, Make Believe, Dream Weapon, Please Please Wait (18+). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Sun 7/25, noon-5 PM, Deja Vu performs at Wingfest 2004 (benefit for Woodfield Area Children's Organization). 847-397-3100.

BAD DOG TAVERN 4535 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Mon 7/19, Lisa Derosia & Lush Budgett. Tue 7/20, Danny Black. Thu 7/22, BLT. 773-334-4040.

BEACON TAP 1374 Lee, Des Plaines: Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Heathens. 847-296-2335.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Miles, Carrier, Ofays. Sat 7/17, 9:30 PM, Linus, I/O, Fame. Sun 7/18, 8 PM, Meat Sandwiches (tribute to Jeff Szeremet) & John Greenfield perform as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with a fiction reading by Jeb Gleason-Allured and films by Gym Jones. Mondays, 10 PM, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Los Osos Scandalosos, Jesse Godwin. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Drastics, Blue Lite. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Public Display of Funk, Freaky Deaky. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, RedLine, Nellie Bly, Joseph Messing. Sun 7/25, 8 PM, Duenow & A.B. Drea perform as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with readings by Beth Dugan & Marc Arcuri. 773-281-4444.

BELLA VISTA ROOM 205 Main, Bensenville: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Neil Rose Band. 630-232-2030.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 7/18, Andrew Emil, Pat Nice, Just Kevin, Nice Peter. Sun 7/25, KNEX, Walter Meego, It's, Myked. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/16, Red Bird, Psychics, Dan Barron. Sat 7/17, Veritas, Coming Home, Freak of Nature. Thu 7/22, Levers Lift Us, Terminus Victor, Snaklab. Fri 7/23, WSAT, Gifted Ones. Sat 7/24, Cabbala, Seek & Destroy, Deep Fried Honey. 773-770-2039.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Menthol, Violent Hour, Static Age, Something About Vampires & Sluts. Sat 7/17, 5 PM, Big Big Shoulders, Dear You, Hallow, Gone All Summer, Local Scene (all-ages); 10 PM, Broken Grass, Smokestack. Sun 7/18, 8 PM, Sweet Cobra, Hammers of Misfortune, Bible of the Devil, Lair of the Minotaur. Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Idle Hours, Enemies, Lavellas. Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Francois Dillinger, Stripped for Parts, Bad Vibes, Cane Corso. Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Deal's Gone Bad, Go Jimmy Go, Drastics, Out of Line (18+). Sat 7/24, 5 PM, King Django, Dr. Ring Ding, Eastern Standard Time, Stingers ATX (all-ages); 10 PM, Lord Mike's Dirty Calypsonians, Israelites, Pressure Cooker (18+). Sun 7/25, 5 PM, Streetlight Manifesto, Eclectics, Know How, Independents, Vicious de Papa (all-ages). 773-975-0505 or 800-594-8499.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Fri 7/16, Hammers & Adams. Sun 7/18, open mike hosted by Mighty Joe. Fri 7/23, Tim Nolan. 847-550-1127.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Sundays, 11 PM, DJ Lucky & DJ Rockstar. Thursdays, 9 PM, Mike G., DJ Hurricane. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Fri 7/16, Chicago Catz. Sat 7/17, Riptones. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Rockit Girl, Venom Lords, Textbook. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Phenoms, Mashers, Snakeout, Devils Due. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Monkey Fight, Locked Sound, Bobby Stratosphere. Sat 7/24, noon, Keith & Bryce; 12:30 PM, Alisha Corbett Band; 1 PM, Isaac Johnson & the Dirty Stank; 2 PM, Telenovela; 3 PM, Wingnuts; 4 PM, Sonnets; 5 PM, Big Buildings; 6 PM, Night Terrors; 7 PM, Dorian Taj; 8 PM, Camaro Rouge; 9 PM, Sybris; 10 PM, Thin Man; 11 PM, Siderunners. 312-922-6392.

CAPTAIN'S QUARTET 13100 Halsted, Riverdale: Thu 7/22, 7:30 PM, Neil Rose Band. 708-849-2200.

CARLUCCI'S 1801 Butterfield, Downers Grove: Sat 7/17, Thu 7/22, and Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Gigolo Johnny. 630-512-0990.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant with music from 6-9 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Jim Rollins. Tuesdays, Peter Polzak. Wednesdays, Suzanne Palmer. 312-346-3500.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/16, Big Breakfast. Sun 7/18, Room for Cream. Sat 7/24, Mark Anderson. Sun 7/25, Tim Menard. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Stuart Chaseman. 773-245-0399.

CIRCLE INN 7300 Circle, Forest Park: Wed 7/21, 9:30 PM, Mythic Figs, Pot Luck, Fairly Unbalanced & the Illustrated Horsey Show. 708-771-2123.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fourth Friday of every month, 11 PM, Chicago Kings. 773-325-2233.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Fri 7/16, 6 PM, Zao, Haste the Day, Love Is Red (all-ages). Mon 7/19, 7:30 PM, the Ghost, Infinity Room, Ryan's Hope, White Claudia (all-ages). Wed 7/21, 7:30 PM, Singer Spotlight on the River. Fri 7/23, 1 PM, Against the Rest (all-ages); 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Kashmir (Led Zeppelin tribute). Sun 7/25, Slitheryn, Black Flood, Diesel, Driven, Fraud, Jimmy's Band (all-ages). 847-836-8820.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: Fridays through Thursdays, DJs spin rock, punk, and alternative rock 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Thu 7/22, Don Hedeker, Gentleman John Battles spin (tribute to Johnny Thunders). 773-489-0379.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/16, First Name Basis, 6 Over 7. Sat 7/17, Mike & Joe. Sat 7/24 and Wednesdays, Blazing Saddles. Thursdays, Spazmatics. Fri 7/23, London Calling (Clash tribute), Beatallica. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, X-Side. Sat 7/17, 10:30 PM, Punsapaya, Honestly. Tue 7/20, 10:30 PM, Little Feat. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Mike & Joe. Sat 7/24, 10:30 PM, Charleston Sound Machine. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, and Sat 7/17, 7 and 9 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin perform "Bastille Magnolias." Fri 7/16 and Fri 7/23, 10:30 PM, Night Owls with Dan Stetzel. Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Mark Oreskovich. Fri 7/23 and Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Doug Orlyk. 773-278-1830.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 7/18, John Almonte spins Metallica. Mon 7/19, DJ Andy spins punk. Tue 7/20, DJ Alex. Wed 7/21, Scott Cizek spins rockabilly. Thu 7/22, DJ Gina spins demos by local bands, DJ Chuck Wren spins ska upstairs. 773-472-2771.

DON ROTH'S BLACKHAWK 61 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Fri 7/23, 7 PM, Biff & Sniff (no cover). 847-537-5800.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Buckethead's Giant Robot with Brain & House, Triage, Odd Trio. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Aberrant, American Motherload, Silents, Ton. Sun 7/18, 9 PM, Inchworm, Val Emmich, MariZen. Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Chapter Seven, Flatline, Bite the Hand, Domestic Godzilla. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Beer Nuts, Peelers, Dummy, Vortis, 8th Grade. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Ode, Seepeoples, Miles, Easy Tiger. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Paybacks, Phenoms, Tall Boys. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Shooting Blanks, Drawing a Blank, Sour Deluxe, Controller Controller, Mr. Pacman. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/16, 20 Over. Sat 7/17, Mudwhistle. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Michael Glabicki. Thu 7/22, Mighty Joe. Fri 7/23, Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute), Crue. Sat 7/24, Libido Funk Circus. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute), Swing Crew. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Fabulous Janes. Wed 7/21, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Thu 7/22, 10 PM, Michael Glabicki. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Window Nine, Suite 15, Souls for Rent, Jason Eller. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Regels, Rubylith, Tall Dark Stranger, Emma Blowgun, Dylan Laing. Sundays, 9:30 PM, Sumo. Tue 7/20, 8:30 PM, Seldom, Boys on Trial. Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Stray Toasters, Michael Heaton, Camera, Old Plank. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Shiba Inu, Certain Stars, Madahari. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Pinch, Urban Achievers, Shores. Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Addyct, Pet Lover, Skyscraper. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Decibully, Steve Burns, Roots of Orchis. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Clorox Girls, Catholic Boys, M.O.T.O. Sun 7/18, 8 PM, Pelt (see Critic's Choice), Black Twig Pickers (see Critic's Choice), MV & EE Medicine Show, Born Heller, Christina Madonia. Mon 7/19, 8 PM, Rocktards, Krunchies & others perform at the Brian Costello Show (no cover). Wed 7/21, 9:30 PM, Camera Obscura (see Critic's Choice), Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Walker Kong. Thu 7/22, 9:30 PM, Federation X, Red Eyed Legends (see Spot Check), Cheeps. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Matthew Dear, Dabrye, Kill Memory Crash, SV4. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Split Lip Rayfield, Lucero. Sun 7/25, 9:30 PM, Metalux, Magik Markers, Burning Star Core. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays and Wednesdays, Tommy Hanus spins. Sat 7/17, JC & the Road Kings. Sat 7/24, One Armed Bandit with Hoppy Niles. 847-516-0300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Durty Lounge Lizards host live karaoke. Thursdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-266-1944.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, DJ Marcus. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Katie Sullivan Band. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute). Sun 7/25, 6 PM, Jack the Lad. 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Patrick B. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Libido Funk Circus. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Smackdown. Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Underwater People. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Bottoms Up. 847-593-2200.

FAMOUS PIZZA LOUNGE 2801 W. Chicago: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Robert Rial's Bakelite 78. 773-862-2834.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, One Less Thing. Sat 7/17, Calo. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Cadence, Deprivation Theory. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Lauren Shera. 630-922-9821.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 7/16, 6 PM, Folly, We're All Broken; 10 PM, Catheters, Dutchmen. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Gravy Train, Mahjongg. Sun 7/18, 5 PM, Dakota/Dakota, Hanalei, May or May Not, Shark Pants (benefit for Child Link). Wed 7/21, 7 PM, Tyrades, Black Cross, Winks, Lords. Thu 7/22, 7 PM, Usurp Synapse, Tusk, Wolf & Cub, Phoenix Bodies, No Funeral. Fri 7/23, 7 PM, Strike, New Black, Soviettes. Sat 7/24, 5 PM, Sex Positions, Not Enough Gold; 9 PM, Xiu Xiu, David Grubbs, Pegasvs. Sun 7/25, 8 PM, Marked Men, Lynyrd's Innards, Returnables. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Brave Combo. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Bad Examples. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, John Condron & the Benefit, Ten Minute Vision. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Cary Hudson Band, Nora O'Connor. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, C.J. Chenier & His Red Hot Louisiana Band, Beausoleil. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Blazers with Skip Edwards. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Wednesdays, 9 PM, live karaoke. 773-348-6000.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 7/16, 9:30 PM, Mother Was Right. Fri 7/23, 9:30 PM, Michael Heaton Band. 630-416-4898.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Vintage. 847-705-0555.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Solotroff spins postpunk, minimal synth, and death rock. 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Starcandy. 773-395-0066.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Nancy Antevski & friends. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Underdogs. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Cornmeal. Thursdays, 10 PM, Hack 'n' Wheeze. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, New Breed. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Terrapin Flyer. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Pass It 'Round Again with Gary Camaro, James Weigel, Boy Howdy, and Sappy. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Grackles, Moe Loves Myra. 773-472-5139.

GUS'S PUB & GRUB 26960 N. Old McHenry, Lake Zurich: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Sun 7/18, Jen Porter Duo. Sun 7/25, Ju Ju Minstrels. 847-487-7799.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 7/21, Matt Feasley performs at "U-Lock Rock." 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Leo Sidran, Joy Dragland, Ana Laan. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 7/16, 9:30 PM, Tammy Faye Starlite, Trailers; midnight, Dag Juhlin & friends. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Paper Airplane Pilots, Card Catalog; 11 PM, Disc Jockey CB, Mother Hubbard. Wed 7/21, 9:30 PM, Bud Melvin, Jessica Billey. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Joy. Sun 7/25, 9:30 PM, Souled American. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Fri 7/16, 9:30 PM, More Life Experience. Sat 7/17, 9:30 PM, Frizzy Lid, Patrick Capone. Fri 7/23, 9:30 PM, Firecrotch, Jesse Godwin. Sat 7/24, 9:30 PM, Katie Todd Band, Shad, Eldest Son. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Funkadesi, Hamsa Lila. Fri 7/23, 9:30 PM, Him, Mice Parade. 312-362-9707.

THE HOUSE 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Troubled Hubble, My Way My Love, Veterans of Flight, Inspector Owl. 815-748-2880.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 7/16, 7 PM, Counting Crows, Graham Colton Band, Jem (sold out). Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Morrissey (see Critic's Choice; sold out). Sun 7/18, 9 PM, Babyface. Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Everlast (see Spot Check), Buddha Head (18+). Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Jimmie Vaughan. Fri 7/23, 6:30 PM, Kottonmouth Kings, OPM, Strawman, Big B (all-ages). Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Disturbed, Escape From Earth, Perfect Red (sold out). Sun 7/25, 9 PM, Chris Isaak, Sophie B. Hawkins (sold out). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Then Again, El Guapo (in the front bar). Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Denny Diamond & the Longfellows. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Hashbrowns (in the front bar). 312-337-3486.

LIBERTY PUB 2001 W. 63rd, Downers Grove: Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Neil Rose Band. 630-810-0885.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Thursdays, 9 PM, live karaoke with the Karaoke Dokies. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, L.P. (no cover). 773-384-1040.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Knife of Simpson, Forgotten Four, Locked Sound, Leah Quinn All-Stars. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Nine Spot, Twelve Axe 2, PGS. Sun 7/18, 9 PM, Jon Spiegel & Kat, Blues Rocket Scientists. Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Mark Sheehy Band, Pulltabs, Bitter Tears, Pralines perform at Eye Spy Optical's battle of the bands (benefit for Eye Health Illinois). Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Ghettobillies, Soulfix, Nice Peter. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Motor City Psychos, Devil Doll, Destroy Everything, Vicki, 4 Barrell Ghosts. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Magnafux, Twice Pipes, Last Caress (Misfits tribute). Sun 7/25, 6 PM, farewell bash with "karaoke and drinking." 773-871-3757.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar and lounge; no cover. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Revolver. 312-957-0460.

MARTINI RANCH 311 W. Chicago: Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Dale Bozzio. 312-953-3166.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/16, 9:30 PM, Anne Heaton, Anne Harris. Sun 7/18, 9 PM, Roger Clyne. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Delays (see Spot Check), Matthew. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Green Street, Euforquestra, Bucketshop. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Greyhounds, Dub Is a Weapon, Freshwater Collins. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Big Wu, Bill Mike. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Abstract Giants, Andreas, Contriband, P-1, DJ Everyday (18+). Sat 7/17, 6:30 PM, Liftpoint, Disonic, Renaissance, Mindsight (all-ages). Sun 7/18, 6:30 PM, Scarecrow Garden, Sue Generis, University, Fold (all-ages). Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Ojos de Brujo, Eduardo Calvillo (18+). Sun 7/25, 2:30 PM, Plain White T's, Rocket Summer, Number One Fan, Kevin Devine (all-ages); 9 PM, Black Moon, Smif-n-Wessun, Spade, Jrunk Unklz (18+). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL'S STEAK & SEAFOOD 113 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/17, Gypsy. Sat 7/24, Free Beer. 847-222-1822.

MILL RACE INN 4 E. State, Geneva: Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Neil Rose Band. 630-232-2030.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Music after 10 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Mike Conner, Winter. 312-828-9000.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Gel. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Breakin' Strings. Sun 7/18, 4 PM, Bob Bradley plays piano. Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Jimmy Cole, Brian Wilke, Andon Davis. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Preston Klik's Ritual. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, DJ V "Heavy." Sun 7/18 and Sun 7/25, 10 PM, DJ Copperpot & K-Kruz. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Brian Borden spins house, jazz, and disco. 773-764-8900.

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays; no cover. Sat 7/24, Heathens. 847-259-9724.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Sat 7/17, Tony Alvarez Band. Tue 7/20, Dave Callaway. Wed 7/21, Gypsy. Thursdays, Mike Brumfield. Fri 7/23, Switchback. Sat 7/24, Dain Bramage. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Fucking Werewolves. Sat 7/17, Unlucky Atlas, Altarir. Sun 7/18, Mucus, Negligents, Lacquer. Wed 7/21, Deconstructing Jim, Pelvis Seck, Emily Shrine. Thu 7/22, Rich Experience, Hoyne, Names. 773-486-7774.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 7/16, 11 AM, Arthur Lee; 3:30 PM, Ripleys. Sat 7/17, 11 AM, Naomi Ashley Band; 3:30 PM, Subversives; 8 PM, Jan James. Sun 7/18, 3:30 PM, Planet Strange; 8 PM, Nicholas Barron's Hyperactive. Mon 7/19, 5:30 PM, Neverly Brothers, Full Service. Tue 7/20, 4:30 PM, Catfight; 8:30 PM, Ladies and Gentlemen (no cover). Wed 7/21, 11 AM, Breakin' Strings; 3:30 PM, Red Pop Theory; 8 PM, Montgomery Street. Thu 7/22, 11 AM, Breakin' Strings; 3:30 PM, Rankinfyle; 8 PM, Twist & Shout (Beatles tribute). Fri 7/23, 11 AM, No Mercy Band; 8 PM, Libido Funk Circus. Sat 7/24, 11 AM, Brother John; 3:30 PM, Lisa Rene Band; 8 PM, Rico. Sun 7/25, 3:30 PM, Kimi Hayes Band; 8 PM, Jabon. 312-595-7437.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Grigori 3, Cordy, Duna Hill. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Liberte Unlocked, Jennie Mutation perform at "Homolatte: Queer Words & Music," hosted by Scott Free (benefit for the Halsted 3 Defense Fund). 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Numb, 5th Element, Infrared. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Urban Funk Ordinance, Entrinzic. Sun 7/18 and Sun 7/25, 10 PM, Terrapin Flyer. Mon 7/19, 10 PM, Oceania. Tue 7/20, 10 PM, Fuse One, Unsung. Wed 7/21, 11 PM, Kita, Salt of the Earth, Leroy Fix (no cover), DJ Stooby Helmsdeep (no cover). Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Dan Barron, Silvermen, Dan Whitaker, Bleary. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fri 7/16, 7 PM, Zao, Throwdown, Haste the Day, Undo Tomorrow (all-ages). 708-756-0600.

O'MALLEY'S 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Stellar Road. 708-293-1837.

115 BOURBON STREET 3359 W. 115th, Merrionette Park: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/16, Seventh Heaven. Sat 7/17, Third Left Music. Sun 7/18, 3 PM, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute). Thu 7/22, Dave & Rae. Fri 7/23, Catfight. Sat 7/24, Finneus, Eric & Coax. 708-388-8881.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/16, Riviera, Gold Coast Refuse. 815-758-2715.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/16, Bargain Brodus, Lesser Scene. Sat 7/17, Cocktail Preachers. Sun 7/18, Sunday Night Trio. Fri 7/23, Red Wigglers, Lady Jane. Sat 7/24, Mary. Sun 7/25, JC3. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, live karaoke. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Analog Saves the Planet, Age of the Rifle (no cover). 773-252-7767.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 7/16, Fairlanes. Sat 7/17, Johnny Payne & the Blue Olives (no cover). Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Wishbone Ash. 815-477-0340.

POTTER'S PLACE 29 W. Jefferson, Naperville: Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Neil Rose Band. 630-355-9165.

PUFFER'S 3356 S. Halsted: Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Cerulean City. 773-927-6073.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/17, Twisted Jazz. 312-467-1600.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, drum circle (preceded by a beginner drum lesson an hour prior to start time). 312-492-6100.

RIVERS 30 S. Wacker: Fri 7/23, 4:45 PM, Brother John. 312-559-1515.

SANCTUARY CAFE Redeemer Church, 1006 Gillick, Park Ridge: Fri 7/16, 7:30 PM, Darwin's Dilemma (no cover). 847-823-3634.

SCHIZOCLUB GALLERY 2054 W. Chicago: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Ross Crean. Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Lisa M. Vanier & Ivan Martirena. Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Daniel Huber & Ivan Martirena. Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Josef Levitus & David Shortino host a jam session. Thu 7/22, 7 PM, O Vad Ya; 8 PM, Ari. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Emulsion; 10 PM, Yo-Yo Contingency. Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Sheryll Delarosa. Sun 7/25, 8 PM, Leroy Crawford. 312-498-3547.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/16, 7 PM, and Sun 7/18, 8 PM, John Wesley Harding's All Male Threesome with Scott McCaughey & Dag Juhlin (see Critic's Choice). Fri 7/16, 10 PM, New Year (see Spot Check), Pit Er Pat, Architecture. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, the Good Life (see Critic's Choice), Low Skies, McCarthy Trenching. Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Hot Dog City, Izzys. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Red West, Jeff Hanson. Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Paul Kelly, Shane Nicholson. Fri 7/23, 7 PM, Al Day Trio, Randy Lee; 10 PM, Webb Brothers, Volcano, I'm Still Excited!!, New Constitution. Sat 7/24, 7:30 PM, Bill Quateman; 10 PM, Duenow, Billy Nayer Show, Illinois First. Sun 7/25, 7 PM, Exo, Light FM, This Is Exploding (all-ages). 773-525-2508.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Tue 7/20, Dan Darrah. 312-527-2722.

602 NORTH 602 North, Glendale Heights: Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Powerknobs, Cammi's NRG, Nine Spot. 630-790-6100.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Steepwater Band. Tuesdays, 20 Over (no cover). Thursdays, DJ Aaron Chase. 847-991-2150.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 7/16, 10 PM, the Vanishing (see Spot Check), Miss Alex White, Mouse Rocket, Telenovela. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, the Changes, Starlite Desperation, Walter Meego. Sun 7/18, 9 PM, Somewhere in Between, Free Space, Continuum. Mon 7/19, 9 PM, Jagoff, Smokee Basement, Matlock, No Request. Wed 7/21, 9:30 PM, Bottle Rockets (see Spot Check), Cameron McGill, Otis Gibbs. Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Millimeters Mercury, Logic of Elliott, Great Perhaps, Where's Jimmy K At? Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Danger Adventure, Darling, He Can Jog, Volcano. Sun 7/25, 9 PM, Liz Toussaint, Pearl Street Band. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TASTE OF PERU 6545 N. Clark: Thursdays, 7:15 PM, Noel Rivera. 773-381-4540.

TUTTO ORSI 324 S. Racine: Wednesdays, 7 PM, Ester Hana. 312-421-3636.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 7/16, Hazing Kate. Sat 7/17, Knucklehead. Thursdays, 8 PM, band demo showcase hosted by Jamie Duffy & Ray Baltic (bands may bring in recordings; no cover). 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8 PM, Heather Horton. Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Jen Porter. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Mondays, 10 PM, Jen Porter's Fabulous Trio. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Heather Horton; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band with Jordan Taggart. Thursdays, 8 PM, Miga; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Horizontal Motion, Rubber. Sat 7/17, Groover Washington, Paramours. Thu 7/22, Serilian. Sat 7/24, Hi Infidelity, Rebel Angels. 630-264-2739.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Angry Daisies, Rick Cruz. Sat 7/17, Bed Bugs. Fri 7/23, Nurv. 312-943-7815.

WHEATON GRAND THEATER 123 Hale, Wheaton: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Duces Aces, Matthew, Anything but Joey, Ludo, Earth to Steve. 630-221-0667.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/17, This Is Exploding, Arbo. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wed 7/21, John Wasem. Thu 7/22, Cloud Nine Music, Ordinary Peoples. Fri 7/23, Miles of Empty. Sat 7/24, Middle 8, Swell, Medicine Hat. 773-929-1300.

Hip-Hop

Concerts

ALL NATURAL, DIVERSE & others perform in a large-scale concert entitled "Reflecting Chicago." Sat 7/17, 3:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 100 N. Michigan. 312-742-1168.

DE LA SOUL, SB See Spot Check. Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. www.neosoulexplosion.com.

LYNDA WEST, INSOMNIACZ, P-1, WHITE BOY Free concert. Sat 7/17, 4 PM, Cisco's Music World, 3312 W. 183rd, Hazel Crest. 708-922-0300.

Hip-Hop

Clubs

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Sat 7/24, 10 PM, 17th Floor. 312-337-3486.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Will Wes & DJ Flash G. 773-525-2422.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Organic Mind Unit, Modill, DJ Spontaneous. 773-764-8900.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Tuesdays, 11 PM, Alo, Fuego, I-Ron, Larry Millah host an open mike for MCs. 773-489-0011.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Wed 7/21, 8:30 PM, Runawayz perform as part of the "AfroFolk Live" series (no cover). 773-728-6000.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 7/23, 9 PM, DJ Mixx Competition. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

XAVIER'S CLUB 4500 S. Western: Tuesdays, 8 PM, K-SO G hosts "Impact Night" spoken-word and slam showcase, with a hip-hop DJ between and after sets. 773-376-1992.

Dance

STEVE "SILK" HURLEY, DERRICK CARTER spin on the Bank One Promenade South at a grand-opening celebration for Millennium Park. Fri 7/16, 10:30 PM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1168.

MILES MAEDA, ARKIN ALLEN spin at Chicago SummerDance. Wed 7/21, 6:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

PAUL OAKENFOLD, SANDRA COLLINS, JOHNNY CHAOS, ASHISH SHAH, AVEX AXIOM, NICK ROCKWELL, R.J. PICKENS, MIKE KHOURY, DJ YANNI 18+. Sat 7/17, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Too Much Funk. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Fridays, DJ Mike G. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth, DJ Too Much Funk. Thursdays, 6 PM, DJ OuttaControl; 9 PM, DJ Spin. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: DJs spin music after 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturdays, DJ DuJuan. 773-227-6859.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 6 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, DJ Finesse. 773-477-5238.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae and world music. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJ Anton, Vinyl Experiment, DJG. Saturdays, Michelle Musial, Lady D, Margaret Noble, Sista Stroke. Sundays, DJ Blake Smith. Wednesdays, DJs Alfredo & Eduardo spin tropicalia. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, Analog Addicts spin breaks, funk, soul, and hip-hop. Mondays, DJs spin hip-hop, disco, dub, house, and rock. 773-395-3002.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Greg Haus spins electro, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, DJ Larissa & DJ Chester alternate. Sundays, DJ Chester spins alternative and pop (no cover). Mondays, DJ Pervy spins alternative and retro dance (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Luis M. spins underground and tribal house. Wednesdays, 6 PM, DJ Jane hosts "Women Obsession" (with an open mike the first Wednesday of every month). Thursdays, Heather Doble. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ 33-1/3 spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, DJ Stixx spins hip-hop and house. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Wednesdays, DJ Apocalypse, Chris Gin & Nate Manic spin techno, industrial, new wave, and house (no cover). Thursdays, Dirty MF & DJ Kenwood spin hip-hop, house, reggae, and old school. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Sundays, Tobias & Trancid spin electro and old school. 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. Saturdays, DJ Diablo spins salsa, merengue, and pop. 312-266-1234.

BLU 2247 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, Joey Santagada. Saturdays, Pat Parsons & DJ Wizz Kid. 773-549-5884.

BUTTERFIELD 8 713 N. Wells: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, David Fenmore spins vocal, tribal, and dark house. 312-327-0940.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, DJ Rockstar. 630-830-7200.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Saturdays, 11 PM, Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 PM, and Fridays, 10:30 PM, Chris Gin. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Abell, DJ Bliss, Dino G. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O & DJ Izzi. Thursdays, DJ Agent X & Adibwoy. 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Saturdays, Dino Latino & Tim Spinnin Schommer spin house, hip-hop, reggae, and old school in the main room; DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop in the Red Room. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Saturdays, DJs spin underground dance music. Sundays, 8 PM, Veronica Zaid hosts a Latin T-Dance; 11 PM, Alex Perez. Mondays, DJ Martin spins at "Drag Queen Bingo." Thursdays, Rock-O-Mix & Fast Freddy spin cumbia and Spanish pop. 773-325-2233.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Fantazma, DJ Elite (no cover). Saturdays, Prieto, Sombra, Eclipse & Alex Perez spin salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, rock en espanol, cumbia, and hip-hop. 773-489-0600.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Saturdays, Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. 773-477-1420.

COOBAH 3423 N. Southport: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Saturdays and Wednesdays, DJ Ish. Sundays, Jesse de la Pena. Thursdays, DJ Warp. 773-528-2220.

CRISTAL LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ OuttaControl. 847-952-8555.

CROBAR 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 7/18, Greg Drescher. Thursdays, Marc Ryan, Shaun T, Andrew Vonn. Fri 7/23, Felix da Housecat. Sun 7/25, Teri Bristol. 312-266-1900.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Adibwoy. Saturdays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop, retro, and dance. 773-528-7569.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mon 7/19, Josh Werner, DJ Hiroki, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: No cover. Fri 7/16, 10 PM-2 AM, Zac Jones & Gene Compton spin underground house and nu jazz. Sat 7/17, 10 PM-3 AM, Fathom DJ. Mon 7/19, 8 PM-2 AM, and Thu 7/22, 10 PM-2 AM, Brian Jones spins music from the 70s and 80s. Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, and ethnic. Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ I-Ron & DJ Alo spin hip-hop with weekly guests. Sat 7/24, 10 PM-3 AM, Red Lox & Slacky J. Sun 7/25, 5 PM-2 AM, Bear Who? & Sheik spin hip-hop, R&B, salsa, and merengue. 773-276-1411.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; Mike D spins on the main floor. Saturdays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; DJ Hurricane spins on the main floor. Wednesdays, DJ Structure & Mach 1. Thursdays, Mike D. 773-871-0205.

DOOR 21 151 W. Ohio: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin hip-hop, salsa, and reggae. 312-458-9079.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, Malik Shabazz & Beto Roxx spin hip-hop, house, and reggae. Wednesdays, Shon Dervis spins house, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B. Thursdays, Gabriel Segura, Beto Roxx, Rampage, Luis Segura. 773-235-5700.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Bad Boys of Late Night perform "Comedy You Can Dance To," with Slim, Katfish, Spankie, Pat Mann. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays, Pat Mann. Tuesdays, DJ Slim Maybe. Thursdays, Ed Vantage spins in Club X; DJs spin salsa and merengue upstairs (with dance lessons at 9:30 PM). 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Pascal & Jeff Moyer. Saturdays, Jeff Moyer. Sundays, DJ Sergio spins new wave and Britpop. Mondays, DJ Mohawk Sam & Joe P. spin punk. Tuesdays, DJ Fat Arnold & Joe P. spin music from the Fat Wreck and Epitaph labels. Wednesdays, DJ Andy. Thursdays, DJ Pascal spins industrial. 773-395-2700.

EZULI 1415 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Steve Bravo spins funk, house, and hip-hop. Saturdays, Shon Dervis. Mondays, DJ Plez. Wednesdays, Lil' John spins house and soul. 773-227-8200.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Hurricane spins downstairs. Saturdays, 9 PM, Scott Coyte spins downstairs. 847-593-2200.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Dirty MF spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, DJ SupaMan spins hip-hop, soul, reggae, and house. Wednesdays, Carnaval de Soul with Peven Everett, DJ Hugo H, 816. Thursdays, Vince Adams & Lil' Mikey spin hip-hop, house, reggae, R&B, and dancehall. 312-666-1695.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Eli spins rare grooves. Mondays, DJ Kosher. Wednesdays, DJ Form & DJ 8. 773-252-4090.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Jesse de la Pena, Karlos G. Saturdays, Matt Warren. Thursdays, DJ Mood. 312-527-5600.

HYDRATE 3458 N. Halsted: Fridays, 5-10 PM, DJ Steve K. spins lounge, electro, and new jazz. Fri 7/16, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Billy Carroll. Saturdays, 10:30 PM-5 AM, Ralphi Rosario. Sundays, 7 PM, Teri Yaki hosts karaoke. Sun 7/18, 11 PM-4 AM, Ron Carroll. Mondays, 8 PM-4 AM, DJ Laura B. (no cover). Tue 7/20, 9:30 PM, Chicago Kings. Tuesdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Jeremy (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, Chris Eterno (no cover). Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Greg Drescher. Fri 7/23, 10:30 PM, Susan Morabito. Sun 7/25, 11 PM, DJ FLX, DJ Monna. 773-975-9244.

IGGY'S 1840 W. North: Sundays, 3-10 PM, Brian Gardner, Lego, Jeff Craven (no cover). 773-227-4449.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, DJ Mass Transit. Fri 7/23, DJ Tankboy, DJ Rudy. 773-394-2066.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Thu 7/22, 10 PM, Mixmaster Throwdown. 312-337-3486.

JOY BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Agent X. Saturdays, Steve Prior. 773-477-3330.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, DJ Striz spins hip-hop, trip-hop, and house. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Thursdays, Shon Dervis spins hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 7 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Structure. Saturdays, DJ Hitman. Sundays and Thursdays, Mach 1. 312-337-2583.

LENNOX LOUNGE 3032 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, Droots, Rik Shaw & Soljah spin reggae. 773-281-9900.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Mondays, Mike O'Connell, Mike Hodgkiss. Tuesdays, DJ Dread Scott. 773-665-1110.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Mach 1. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, Mach 1 & DJ Structure spin hip-hop and house (no cover). 773-348-5100.

THE LOFT 15 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Ed Vantage. 312-337-4349.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Electronica All-Star Blowout with the Techno Twins, Mark Grant, DJ Fritz, Julius the Mad Thinker, and Jeremiah Seraphine (benefit for DJ Pap). 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Sat 7/17, 11:30 PM, DJ Gil Burns, Maven with guest DJs and vintage videos (18+). Sat 7/24, 11 PM, DJ Hype, DJ SS, MC GQ, Freaky Flow, MC Flipside, the Opus, Poolside, Flipside, Glyde, Carbide (18+). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Music after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJ Shaun T. spins hip-hop, R&B, house, and funk. Thursdays, Eddie Mills & DJ World. 312-828-9000.

MODA 25 W. Hubbard: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Wednesdays, DJ Danny Boy, Victor R., Double Impact. Thursdays, Victor R. & Sativa. 312-670-2200.

MOONSHINE 1824 W. Division: Fridays, 8 PM-2 AM, Brian Gardner, Jevon Jackson, Brenda D. 773-862-8686.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Frankie J. spins salsa and merengue. 312-427-2572.

MY BAR 3555 N. Ashland: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, DJ Architektur spins downbeat, trip-hop, nu jazz, and dub. 773-296-1770.

NARCISSE 710 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, Chris Houghton & Avex Axion spin progressive house. Saturdays, Eric Ross spins progressive house. Thursdays, Chris Walsh spins progressive house. 312-944-4100.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Razer X & Ryan Bedlam spin electroclash and industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@!. Sundays and Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Mondays, DJ Eleven spins glam, thrash, heavy rock, and metal. Tuesdays, Dave Roberts & Kristine spin shoegazer and Britpop. Thursdays, Dave Roberts spins new wave. 773-528-2622.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 1:30 AM, Shon Dervis. Saturdays, 1:30 AM, DJ Trew, DJ Verb, Panacea. Thursdays, midnight, DJ Form. 773-489-0011.

ONTOURAGE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, Jernell Geronimo, Nandi Maxx, Mark Jandes spin hip-hop and house. Wednesdays, Luis Rivera & Dwight Burr spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. 312-573-1470.

LE PASSAGE 937 N. Rush: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Jernell Geronimo, Vic Trevino. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, Vic Trevino, Frankie Rodriguez. Wednesdays, 7 PM-4 AM, Nandi Maxx, Vic Trevino. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Frank Orrall, Jernell Geronimo, Vic Trevino. 312-255-0022.

RANCHO LUNA 2554 W. Diversey: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Caliente spins tropical music, with live bands (no cover). Sundays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ Elite, DJ Caliente (18+). Mondays, 6 PM-2 AM, DJ Caliente & Luis Rivera spin salsa (no cover). Tuesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Kwik, DJ Prieto & DJ Elite spin hip-hop. Wednesdays, 8 PM-2 AM, Ricky Perez & Walter "Caliente" spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Elite, DJ El Prieto & DJ Eddie V. spin reggaeton, merengue, bachata, hip-hop, and salsa (no cover). 773-772-9333.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJs Lil Mikey & Flipside. Wednesdays, Double Impact, Victor R. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, Ron Carroll & Craig Loftis. 312-491-9600.

ROCK-A-TIKI 1942 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae and world rhythms. Saturdays, DJ Allen spins rock. Thursdays, Papa G spins reggae. 773-384-8454.

RODAN 1530 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Third Wednesday of every month, 10:30 PM, Greg Davis (see the Meter). 773-276-7036.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 7/16, Brett Johnson, DJ Heather. Sat 7/17, Justin Long, Dan X, Alena, Andrew Emil, Mike Pugh. Sundays, DJ Madd Crates spins underground hip-hop, breaks, reggae, and old-school jams. Tuesdays, DJ Chilliwinters spins EBM, industrial, noise, and synth pop. Wednesdays, DJ Pogo spins indie, Britpop, new wave, and alternative. Thu 7/22, Miles Maeda, DJ Heather, Josh Werner, Justin Long, Common Factor, Brad Owen, J-Dub (no cover). Fri 7/23, JT Donaldson, Lance de Sardi, J-Dub. Sat 7/24, Miles Maeda, Dan Leone. 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays and Thursdays, Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rik Shaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Tuesdays, DJ Courtland hosts guest DJs for the "Supreme Court Hearings." Wednesdays, Joe Bryl & 4BZ. Fri 7/23, Andrew Jervis vs. Joe Bryl. 312-226-7600.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/16, Lee Burridge, Nic Fanciulli. Saturdays, John Curley, Chris Tomasone, Jernell Geronimo, Shaka 23, Jay Prasad. Thu 7/22, Miss Kittin (see Spot Check), Tobias, Apocalypse, DJ Flipside, Heaven & Earth Division, Lil' Mikey. Fri 7/23, Paul Van Dyk, Jerry Bonham, John Curley. Sun 7/25, David Knapp. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Peter Mavrik & VJ Terp. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias (no cover). Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Terp. 773-327-7711.

SPOT6 3343 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Sat 7/17, Cause 4 Concern, Burst, DJ Droopy, Nanotech, Pipeline, MF, Vijay, Renan, 40 Oz. Sat 7/24, Slak, M50, John Simmons, Burst. 773-388-0185.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Alvin Ease, Jay Funk & Disco Miyigi. Saturdays, Diz, Just Joey, HRME (no cover). Sundays, DJ Chilliwinters, Psycho Kitty. Mondays, Teri Bristol. Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn, Amera & Red Hair Matt spin metal. Thursdays, Andre Harris & Just Joey with percussionist Leddie Garcia. 312-587-8779.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, David Chavez, Caswell James, Paul Harris (no cover). 773-252-9700.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-2:30 AM, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, disco, and hip-hop. Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, Caswell James. Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane, D Double spin at the 606 Entertainment open mike. Wednesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, David Chavez & Caswell James spin deep house. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, Refried Beats with DJs Mass Transit, J-Biz & Spinello. Sundays, DJ Rich Rock. Mondays, DJ Dan Ryan. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy & DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. 773-227-4906.

TINI MARTINI 2169 N. Milwaukee: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, Dee Jay Shuga, Heather Doble, Janel Roland, Kali. Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, Mark Grant, Andre Harris, Hector Lopez (no cover). 312-269-2900.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. 773-477-3400.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Frankie J, Marco Hernandez, Carlos Rodriguez, DJ Green Eyes, DJ Juan Predator spin salsa and merengue. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, DJ Goose, Jay Funk. Thu 7/22, DJ Miyagi, Jay Funk, Jay Funk. 312-491-9729.

UPTOWN LOUNGE 1136 W. Lawrence: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM; no cover. Saturdays, Sean Patrick spins funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and acid jazz. Wednesdays, Trew & Verb spin funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and old school. Thursdays, DJ Spin. 773-878-1136.

VERMILION 10 W. Hubbard: Saturdays, 10 PM-2 AM, Sergio Pires spins Latin American and Indian dance music (no cover). 312-527-4060.

VILLAGE CAFE & PUB 6873 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 7/16, 9 PM-4 AM, Andre Solaris, Nosmo, Paul G., Rikler. 847-630-3029.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 7/16, Kid Capri; 9 PM, Ruski Razmer performs Russian and European dance music. Saturdays, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez, Johan Gielen, Jondi & Spesh, Hipolito Sanchez. Fri 7/23, Tone Loc, C&C Music Factory, DJ Laura B. Sat 7/24, James Holden, Jay Tripwire, Mazi. Sun 7/25, 10 PM, Ingrid (French/English Euro dance music). 312-266-2114.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays, after 9 PM Saturdays. Saturdays, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez, Double Impact, Paul Curtis. 847-969-1602.

WHITE STAR LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 225 W. Ontario: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJ Structure, John Borto & DJ Mach 1 spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop, and R&B. 312-337-8080.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Chris Walsh & Jeremy Coutre spin house, DJ Storm. Saturdays, DJ Phatman. Mondays, DNS & Monna spin jazz and house. Tuesdays, DJ Kenny spins house. Wednesdays, Mike Pierce & St. Marc spin underground dance. 773-529-9135.

ZELLA 1983 N. Clybourn: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, DJ Karlito. 773-549-2910.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/16, Kevin Yost, Paul Anthony, Sativa, Jay Funk, Jon Huang, DJ Send, Sean Alvarez, DJ Anthony, MC Chronic G, Brandon S. Saturdays, Andre Harris, DJ PNS, Boy Wonder, Chris Mix, Psycho Bitch & Tod Miner. Mondays, Derrick Carter, Diz, Hiroki. Fri 7/23, Yousef, Sativa, Jay Funk, Jon Huang. Sat 7/24, Psycho Bitch & Josh Werner. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, D Double J, Triple X, Brett Lee, DJ Night, DJ Angel, Hollywood Bob. Saturdays, Billy the Kid, DJ Markski, Brett Lee, Hollywood Bob, DJ Angel, D Double J. 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

ADAMS & WABASH CANNONBALLS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Fri 7/16, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

DUPAGE COUNTY FAIR See Fairs & Festivals.

GRASSLANDS QUINTETTE Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-5164.

ANNE HILLS, JAMIE O'REILLY Reservations required. Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Folk Community House (call for address), Skokie. 773-262-3696.

INTEGRATED COOKBOOK Free concert. Fri 7/23, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

TOM & CHRIS KASTLE Free concert. Sun 7/25, 8 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4626 N. Manor. 312-742-7529.

LOOSE CHANGE performs at an opening for the exhibition "New Corporate Gallery Artists 2005"; free admission. Sat 7/17, 2 PM, Northwest Cultural Council/Kimball Hill Galleries, 5999 New Wilke, Rolling Meadows. 847-956-7966.

TONY SCHUELLER'S DESERT HIGHWAY Sat 7/17, 7:15 PM, Ryerson Woods, Riverwoods Rd. between Half Day Rd. (Rte. 22) & Deerfield Rd., Deerfield. 847-968-3321.

SMALL POTATOES perform, followed by a presentation by Kenneth R. Robertson entitled "Tall Grass Prairie Community in Illinois." Sat 7/17, 7 PM, Village Green, Prairie Crossing, Belvedere Rd. south of Rte. 120 and west of Rte. 45, Grayslake. 847-543-1202.

STEPHIE & THE BOYZ perform string-band music for square and contra dancing, with caller Eric Zorn. Mon 7/19, 8 PM, Park View Lutheran Church, 3919 N. Monticello. 773-777-7822 or 847-329-9173.

KATIE SULLIVAN BAND, LEADFOOT Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

WINTER LIGHT Free concert. Sun 7/25, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4626 N. Manor. 312-742-7529.

Woodstock Folk Festival See Fairs & Festivals.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session with Kieran O'Hare & John Daley (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAGGAGE ROOM, LISLE STATION MUSEUM 921 School, Lisle: Sat 7/17, 8 PM, John Hasbrouck. 630-968-0499.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Twang Night hosted by Chuck Pinney, with music by Chuck's Wagon. 773-395-3002.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sun 7/18, None of the Above Folk Cabaret. Sun 7/25, Jamie O'Reilly. 847-424-9800.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1144 Lake, Oak Park: Saturdays, 9 AM, song circle. 708-386-6927.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, DJ Chris B spins country (with dance lessons with Julie, Don & Larry on Fridays). Sundays, 6-11 PM, Big John. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Fri 7/23, Fallen Angels. 773-384-2547.

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

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: No cover. Sun 7/18, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish session with Dennis Cahill & Kieran O'Hare. Tue 7/20, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session with Pat Broaders & Chris Bain. Sun 7/25, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish session with Marty Fahey & Brendan McKinney. 773-473-5263.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Third Sunday of every month, 9 PM, Whitey O'Day (no cover). 847-358-9150.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sundays, 3:30 PM, and Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Seamus O'Kane & Jimmy Moore. Sat 7/17, Mulligan Stew. Fri 7/23, Dalriada. Sat 7/24, Tony Leonard. 773-282-7035.

FIREHOUSE GRILL 750 Chicago, Evanston: Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Bluegrass Advocates. 847-733-1911.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Cindy Fee (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thu 7/22, 6 PM, John Hasbrouck. 773-227-4433.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 7/23, 11 PM, Well Hungarians. 312-337-3486.

JT COLLINS PUB 3358 N. Paulina: Sun 7/18, 9:30 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band (no cover). 773-327-7467.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 7/19, 9:30 PM, Kieran O'Hare (no cover). 773-404-9494.

METROPOLIS COFFEE COMPANY 1039 W. Granville: Sundays, 6 PM, Tangleweed. 773-764-0400.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session hosted by Theresa Shine & John Shine. Sun 7/25, 4 PM, Clodagh & Sean Ryan lead a children's Irish session. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Mondays, 8 PM, Dime Store String Band (18+; no cover). 847-869-0450.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Wed 7/21, John Hasbrouck. 773-772-6656.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Fri 7/16, 8:15 PM, Jano. Sat 7/17, 2 PM, song circle. Fri 7/23, 8:15 PM, Grasslands Quintette. 630-969-9720.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

LURRIE BELL, BILLY BRANCH & THE SONS OF BLUES, OTIS CLAY, DAVID "HONEYBOY" EDWARDS, SHARON LEWIS, REGINALD MCCRACKEN & THE TRUE VOICES OF CHRIST GOSPEL CHOIR, JOHN PRIMER, KOKO TAYLOR & others perform in a large-scale concert entitled "Reflecting Chicago." Sat 7/17, 3:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 100 N. Michigan. 312-742-1168.

HALF & HALF Free concert. Sat 7/24, 3 PM, Paschen Park, 1932 W. Lunt. 312-742-7865.

Ickes Housing Community Gospel Fest See Fairs & Festivals.

Southside Neighborhood Gospel Festival See Fairs & Festivals.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

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.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 7/16, Pistol Pete. Sat 7/17, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Tue 7/20, Liz Mandville Greeson hosts the jam. Thu 7/22, Chainsaw Dupont. Fri 7/23, Fabulous Fish Heads. Sat 7/24, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. 847-424-9800.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/16, Sat 7/17, and Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 7/20, Vino Louden Band with Nellie Travis, Linsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/23 and Sat 7/24, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Blues Band. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/16 and Sat 7/17, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Joanna Graham. Sundays, Thursdays, Fri 7/23 and Sat 7/24, Shirley Johnson Band. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-661-0100.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/16, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 7/17, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sun 7/18, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Mon 7/19, Nellie Travis & Her Men in Black. Tue 7/20, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Wed 7/21, Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted host the pro jam. Thu 7/22, Slam Allen & the Working Man's Blues Band. Fri 7/23 and Sat 7/24, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 773-528-1012.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Thursdays, 8 PM, Big D & His Band. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; free acoustic shows at 5:30 PM Fridays and 6 PM Saturdays. Fri 7/16, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden; 9 PM, Tinsley Ellis, Vino Louden. Sat 7/17, 6 PM, Quintus McCormick; 9:30 PM, Coco Montoya, Matthew Skoller. Sun 7/18, Joanna Connor. Mon 7/19, Jimmy Burns hosts the jam. Tue 7/20, Dave Specter. Wed 7/21, Murali Coryall & the Future of Blues. Thu 7/22, Phil Guy. Fri 7/23, 5:30 PM, Scott Nev; 9 PM, Larry McCray, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sat 7/24, 6 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Carlos Johnson, Stan Skibby & the Love Souldiers. Sun 7/25, John Primer. 312-427-0333.

CANDLELITE CHICAGO 7452 N. Western: Every other Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Craig Champlin & friends. 773-465-0087.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/17, Chris Duarte. Sat 7/24, Groove Hogs. 630-513-0074.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Fri 7/16, 10:30 PM, Albert Cummings. Sat 7/17, 8:30 PM, DRRT, Blue Voodoo. 847-836-8820.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Sun 7/18 and Sun 7/25, 5 PM, "Stop by the Church: A Gospel Cabaret" with KT McCammond, Daryl Nitz, Jimmy Odom, Carla Parker. Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 773-278-1830.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 8 PM. Fridays, Motor City Josh. 630-325-0780.

DOC RYAN'S 7432 Madison, Forest Park: Sat 7/17, 9:30 PM, Madman Blues Band. 708-366-2823.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, open mike with Eric Lauren. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by the Innocents. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Roy Bookbinder (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 9 PM and midnight, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 773-684-0600.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 7/17, 9:30 PM, Howard Scott & the World Band. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30). 630-416-4898.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Mars Blues Band. 847-705-0555.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 7/17, Trouble No More. Thu 7/22, Mike Wheeler hosts the blues jam. Sat 7/24, Slam Allen Band. 708-484-3610.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Chicago Playboys. Sat 7/17, Jimmy Burns. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 7/20, No Mercy Band. Wed 7/21, Pete Special. Thu 7/22 and Fri 7/23, Big Al & the Heavyweights. Sat 7/24 and Sun 7/25, Blue Mirror Band. 312-923-2000.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Sundays, 7-11 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 708-647-6519.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 7/16 and Sat 7/17, Eddy Clearwater, Linsey Alexander Band. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sam Goode. Tuesdays, Les Getrex, Joanna Connor, Quintus McCormick. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Jimmy Burns. Thu 7/22 through Sat 7/24, John Lee Hooker Jr. 773-477-4646.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Mondays, Chainsaw Dupont. 773-493-3477.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Sun 7/18, 9 PM, Jon Spiegel & Kat, Blues Rocket Scientists. 773-871-3757.

MR. BILL'S 1246 W. 127th, Calumet Park: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Howard Scott & the World Band. 708-388-9760.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Ted Parrish Trio. 708-366-8073.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 630-688-8866.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Together. Fri 7/23, 3:30 PM, Pete Special Band. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/17, Dave Specter. Sat 7/24, Big Sweaty Men. 773-252-1155.

OTTO'S BAR & GRILL 433 Crescent, Lombard: Sat 7/24, 9:30 PM, Chainsaw Dupont. 630-495-2222.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Thu 7/22, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Sat 7/24, Dave Specter Band. 847-243-3700.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Wed 7/21, Joanna Connor. Sat 7/24, Howard Scott & the World Band. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Bob Davis. Sat 7/17, Twisted Jazz. Fri 7/23, Dave Weld. Sat 7/24, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Mondays, 9:30 PM, Carlos Johnson & friends. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 10 PM, and Fri 7/16, 9:30 PM, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Detroit Junior with Willie Davis. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo & Tony Manguillo. Fri 7/23, 9:30 PM, Toni Lynn Washington. Sat 7/24, 10 PM, Travis Haddix. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/22, John Kattke. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Sat 7/17, Pistol Pete. Fri 7/23, Quintus McCormick. Sat 7/24, Bumblebee Bob. 847-991-2150.

TIME-OUT LOUNGE 8216 S. Vincennes: Wednesdays, 7 PM, Eric Davis & His New School Blues Band. 773-224-8430.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/23, Acoustic Hangover, Howard & the White Boys. 630-264-2739.

Jazz

Concerts

DEE ALEXANDER Thu 7/22, 6:30 PM, Park Grill, Millennium Park, 11 N. Michigan. 312-521-7275.

FRED ANDERSON, MAGGIE BROWN, OSCAR BROWN JR., TERRY CALLIER, VON FREEMAN, RAMSEY LEWIS, REGINALD R. ROBINSON, 8 BOLD SOULS & others perform in a large-scale concert entitled "Reflecting Chicago." Sat 7/17, 3:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 100 N. Michigan. 312-742-1168.

FRED ANDERSON TRIO Free concert. Tue 7/20, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

ANDERS ASTRAND, MICHAEL KOCOUR Free concert. Wed 7/21, 7 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

DAVID BOYKIN gives a demonstration and discusses his work at the Sonic Healing Ministries monthly forum. Sat 7/17, 2:30 PM, Spareroom, 2416 W. North. www.spareroomchicago.org.

DAVID BOYKIN, KARL E.H. SEIGFRIED, MIKE REED, NICOLE MITCHELL Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Spareroom, 2416 W. North. www.spareroomchicago.org.

SAM BURCKHARDT COMBO Free concert. Tue 7/20, 6:30 PM, Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside. 312-742-7511.

LESLEY BYERS & THE JAZZ CATS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Sat 7/17, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

EDDIE CHAPPEL & BOBBI WILSYN Free concert. Fri 7/16, 7 PM, Columbus Park Refectory, 571 W. Jackson. 312-427-1676.

CHICAGO GRANDSTAND BIG BAND performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Fri 7/23, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

NATALIE COLE Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

CREPUSCULE Professional and student musicians perform improvisational jazz percussion throughout the park, concluding with a group concert. Sun 7/18, 5 PM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1169.

DOUBLE VOICE DOUBLE BASS with Kurt Elling, Sheila Johnson, Cameron Brown, and Rob Amster. Thu 7/22, 6 PM, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-642-4600.

JOHNNY FRIGO QUINTET Sun 7/18, 2 PM, Glendora House, 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge. 708-755-8312 or 708-425-4596.

FAREED HAQUE & THE INDO-PAK JAZZ COALITION, GORAN IVANOVIC & KAHIL EL'ZABAR perform on the rooftop terrace at a grand-opening celebration for Millennium Park. Fri 7/16, 10:15 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-742-1168.

HORNER PARK JAZZ BAND Free concert. Fri 7/16, 6:30 PM, Brands Park, 3259 N. Elston. 773-478-2414.

HOT JAZZ, 6 COOL NIGHTS with Janice Borla, Madeline Eatman, and Judy Niemack. Fri 7/23 and Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Heininger Auditorium, Larrance Academic Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-416-3911.

RAY L'ESSON'S MIXED BAG Free concert. Tue 7/20, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MATT OLSEN, HANS STURM, MICHAEL KOCOUR, JOAN HICKEY, JOEL SPENCER perform with Northwestern University's Summer Jazz Ensemble. Sat 7/17, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

BILL PORTER/RICH FUDOLI QUINTET Thu 7/22, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

ALISON RUBLE TRIO Free concert. Fri 7/16, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

JOE SAMPLE, JOHN PIZZARELLI Tue 7/20, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

TRITONE ENSEMBLE Sun 7/25, 5 PM, Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood. 773-702-0200.

MARSHALL VENTE & TROPICALE Sun 7/18, 8 PM, aboard the Windy, departing from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-5472.

LIBBY YORK Free concert. Fri 7/23, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/16, noon, Franz Jackson. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Saturdays, 6 PM, and Sundays, 7 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sat 7/17, 9:30 PM, Julia Hoff Quintet.

Mondays and Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope. Mondays, 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, "No Am/Pro Jam" with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany, Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, 5 PM, Bobby Lewis/Jim Ryan Quintet; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Rich Moore & Aaron Krueger; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson with Peter Roothaan, Chris Foreman, Greg Rockingham. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 7/23, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet with Kim Cusack. Sat 7/24, 9:30 PM, Curtis Robinson Quartet. 312-642-6805.

BANDERA 535 N. Michigan: Restaurant. Fridays, 7 PM, and Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, Bob Dogan, Joe Adamik & Mark Beringer. 312-644-3524.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Wed 7/21, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants host a jam session. 847-424-9800.

BISTRO MARGOT 1437 N. Wells: Restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Heather Moran. 312-587-3660.

BRAXTON'S SEAFOOD GRILL Oakbrook Mall, 3 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook: Fri 7/16, 7:30 PM, BMR4. Sat 7/17, 7:30 PM, Paulinho Garcia's Jazzmineiro & Rita Duarte with percussionists Heitor Garcia & Geraldo de Oliveira. 630-574-2155.

BURGUNDY INN 2706 N. Ashland: Sundays, 5-9 PM, Albert G./Paul Basa. 773-327-0303.

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Thursdays, 8 PM, Sam Macy & Dan Effland. 773-342-6000.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM; all-ages. Fri 7/16, Jacob Wick. Sat 7/17, Ed Wilkerson, Tatsu Aoki, Michael Zerang. Fri 7/23, Mazen Kerbaj, Jim Baker, Fred Lonberg-Holm. Sat 7/24, Mazen Kerbaj, Guillermo Gregorio, Michael Zerang. 773-463-0158.

CARLUCCI'S 1801 Butterfield, Downers Grove: Sat 7/17, 7 PM, Frank D'Rone Trio. 630-512-0990.

CARLUCCI'S 250 Marriott, Lincolnshire: Fri 7/23, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-478-0990.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. 847-647-8282.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Mark Colby Duo. Sat 7/17, Steve Ramsdell Duo. Fri 7/23, Mike Frost Trio. Sat 7/24, Grasslands Light. 630-584-2100.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/17, Maralyn Gaza Trio. Fri 7/23, Jazz Conspiracy. 773-489-4757.

CHICAGO BEACH CAFE Theater on the Lake, Fullerton & Lake Shore Dr.: Sundays, 1 PM, Tony Morrison Quartet. 773-404-3600.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 6:30 PM Tuesdays and Wednesdays; no cover. Fri 7/16, Greg Vasquez Trio. Tue 7/20, Dave Allen. Wed 7/21, Dan Myers. Thu 7/22 and Fri 7/23, Bob Davis Trio. Sat 7/24, Dave Simone Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Vince Willis; 9:30 PM, Craig Lanigan & Arlene Bardelle. Saturdays, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM, Sami Scot. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Colleen McNabb & Tom Muellner. Mondays, 7 PM, Bob Moreen; 9:30 PM, Sami Scot. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Bob Moreen; 9:30 PM, Colleen McNabb, Tom Muellner, and Bill Klewitz. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 PM, Elizabeth Doyle; 9:30 PM, Craig Lanigan & Arlene Bardelle. 312-932-4623.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 773-278-1830.

LA DONNA 5146 N. Clark: Restaurant. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Joanna Ashley & John Beard. 773-561-9400.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 7/20, 9:30 PM, Nicole Mitchell performs duos with Michael Reed and David Boykin. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music on the deck at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Airborne. Sat 7/17, Montage. Fri 7/23, Scott Lies Trio. Sat 7/24, Paul Abella Group. 630-377-9222.

FAMILY DEN 8948 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Crosswind hosts a jam session. 773-734-8545.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Concerned Citizens, Scantily Clad. 630-922-9821.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 7/25, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

GALE STREET INN 4914 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Marshall Vente Trio with Eldee Young. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, John Mose Quartet. 773-725-1300.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 7:30 PM. Sat 7/17, Ken Shiokawa Trio. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ken Shiokawa. 773-262-5767.

GENESIS NIGHTCLUB 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Music at 7:30 PM; no cover. Third Wednesday of every month, System 7. 708-647-0509.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 7/16, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Terisa Griffin. Sat 7/17, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Jose Valdes' Orquesta International. Sun 7/18, 8 PM, Ray L'Esson's Mixed Bag (no cover). Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Jose Valdes Trio (no cover); 9:30 PM, Edgar Marroquin, Luis Rivera & Carlos Latalladi spin mambo, salsa, cha-cha, bachata, and merengue. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Thursdays, 9 PM, Jimijon Jazz Experience (no cover). 312-664-5496.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fridays, 5-8 PM, Ben Rudolph (no cover). Fri 7/16, 9 PM, and Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Von Freeman Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 7/18, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mon 7/19, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, John McLean Quintet. Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Jim Gailloreto Quartet. Sun 7/25, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio (Cole Porter tribute). 773-878-5552.

HAPPY VILLAGE 1059 N. Wolcott: Bar with beer garden. Mondays, 9 PM, Louis Stockwell Organ Quartet (no cover). 773-486-1512.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/16, 9 PM, David Jennings Acoustic Ensemble. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mon 7/19, 9:30 PM, Abbey Chuba Trio. Thursdays, 9:45 PM, Kelly Hogan & the Wooden Leg. 773-227-4433.

HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the salon and bar; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Thursdays, 8 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 7/17, 9 PM and midnight, Poncho Sanchez. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Sat 7/24, 10:30 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble. 312-362-9707.

HOUSTON'S 616 N. Rush: Restaurant with music after 5:30 PM. Tuesdays, Bob Dogan, Joe Adamik & Paul Martin. 312-649-1121.

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 7/16 through Sun 7/18, Taylor Eigsti Trio. Tue 7/20 through Sun 7/25, Eric Reed Trio. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music after 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Mondays through Thursdays, and 4 PM Sundays. Wednesdays, John Kattke Trio. 312-595-5299.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Music at 8 PM. Fri 7/16 and Sat 7/24, Musicaverde. 773-868-1857.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 6:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon (no cover). Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Matt Ulery's Narnia Quartet. Sat 7/17, 9 PM, Earma Thompson (see Critic's Choice) with John Whitfield & John Brumbach. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Mon 7/19, 9 PM, Jodie Christian, George Fludas, Scott Burns. Tue 7/20, 9 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). Fri 7/23, 10 PM, Carl Leukaufe Quartet. Sat 7/24, 9:30 PM, Ken Karlson Trio; 10 PM, Ken Karlson Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Third Wednesday of every month, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band with Senebella. 773-493-3477.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Tue 7/20, 8 PM, Chris Greene & New Perspective. 773-871-3757.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Wed 7/21, 7 PM, Matt Erion Trio (no cover). Sat 7/24, 9:30 PM, Elaine Dame Trio (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, 6 PM, Around 3. 312-828-9000.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Sun 7/18, 7 PM, Martin Metzger. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Goran Ivanovic Group. Sun 7/25, 7 PM, D. Bayne Septet. 773-764-8900.

NEW APARTMENT LOUNGE 504 E. 75th: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Von Freeman (see Critic's Choice). 773-483-7728.

96TH FLOOR LOUNGE 96th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 7:30 PM. Wed 7/21, Professor John Duo. 312-787-9596.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. 312-787-3131.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko Duo. 630-782-9091.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/16, Tito Carrillo Quartet. Sat 7/17, Scott Stevenson Quartet. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Fri 7/23, Nicholas Barron's Hyperactive. Sat 7/24, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 7/16, Nicholas Barron's Hyperactive. Sat 7/17, Tito Carrillo Quartet. Tue 7/20, Jim Barclay Trio. Wed 7/21, Birdwatch. Fri 7/23, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 847-243-3700.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, Don Tisch Quintet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 7/16, Jeannie Tanner Quartet. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio (no cover). Mondays, Alison Ruble & Jeremy Kahn (no cover). Tuesdays, Typhanie Monique & Neal Alger (no cover). Wednesdays, Steve Evans Quartet. Thursdays, Frank Russell Trio. Fri 7/23 and Sat 7/24, Henry Johnson Organ Express. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Da Duo Di Flippo De Santo. Tuesdays, Mark Madsen (no cover). 847-266-1313.

RAMADA INN 4900 S. Lake Shore Dr.: Fridays, 7 and 8:30 PM, Jazz Masters with Gina Gibson. 773-288-5800.

RENAISSANCE CHICAGO HOTEL 1 W. Wacker: Fridays and Saturdays, 5-7:30 PM, Denise LaGrassa. 312-372-7200.

SALA CAFE 4202 W. Irving Park: Mondays, 8 PM, Around 3. 312-804-1846.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sun 7/18, Elaine Dame. Sun 7/25, BMR4. 312-527-2722.

SIMON'S TAVERN 5210 N. Clark: Third Sunday of every month, 9 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-878-0894.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Trio. Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Duo. 312-527-3510.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Tatsu Aoki & Jonathan Chen. Thu 7/22, 9:30 PM, Mazen Kerbaj, Dave Rempis Quartet. 773-862-3616.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Matt Geraghty Project. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, Lorna Boston, Lorna Boston Band hosts the pro jam. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Luiz Ewerling & A Cor do Brasil; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Lorna Boston Band. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Warren Smith's Chicago Band. Sat 7/17, Greg Ward Quartet. Sundays, 6:30 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett & percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 7/22, Vincent Davis Quartet. Fri 7/23, Mose Musa Hollins & Healing Force. Sat 7/24, Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake. 312-791-9050.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Thu 7/22, ESP. 312-943-7815.

ZZA ZZO 551 N. Ogden: Saturdays, 10 PM, Denise La Grassa Quartet with John Kregor, Alex Bednarke, and Dave Beegan. 312-733-9000.

Experimental

Clubs

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM; all-ages. Fri 7/23, Mazen Kerbaj, Jim Baker, Fred Lonberg-Holm. Sat 7/24, Mazen Kerbaj, Guillermo Gregorio, Michael Zerang. 773-463-0158.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 7/22, 9:30 PM, Mazen Kerbaj, Dave Rempis Quartet. 773-862-3616.

International

Concerts

CHICAGO IMMIGRANT ORCHESTRA Sun 7/18, 3:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 100 N. Michigan. 312-742-1168.

IVY QUEEN, BABY RASTA Y GRINGO, CHECA, 90 MILLAS, JULIO ACOSTA, SUCIO, BOODAH, INSTINTO BORICUA Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 773-227-4266 or 312-559-1212.

ANGEL MELENDEZ, CARPACHO Y SU SUPER COMBO perform a battle, "Puerto Rico vs. Colombia," preceded by dance lessons at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, 10 PM, Apollo's 2000, 2875 W. Cermak. 312-427-2572.

ANGEL MELENDEZ & 911 MAMBO ORCHESTRA perform on the Bank One Promenade South. Sat 7/17, 10 PM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1168.

MERCAN DEDE & SECRET TRIBE perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). See Critic's Choice. Thu 7/22, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

PATHWAY PERFORMANCES with Contriband, Chris Gilmartin & Wes Cihosz, Gingarte Capoeira, Golosa, Las Guitarras de Espana, Morikeba Kouyate & the Jaliya Ensemble, Mosaic, Motion to Fix, Dan Nicky & Blue Lotus Tribe, Alex Udvary, Webb Brothers & others. Sat 7/17, 3:30 PM, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1169.

HECTOR SILVIERA Y SU ORQUESTA perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Sat 7/24, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

International

Clubs

ARKADASH CAFE 5721 N. Clark: Belly dancing show with Khazna at 10:30 PM and 12:30 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Yagmur and Safwan sing Mediterranean and Middle Eastern music. Fri 7/23, 9 PM, Tony Murtishi performs Albanian music (with belly dancing by Nigrita). 773-506-2233.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Thu 7/22, 7:30 PM, Yabba Griffith. 847-836-8820.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 7/16 and Sun 7/18, Dub Dis. Sat 7/17 and Fri 7/23, Hydro. Wed 7/21 and Sun 7/25, Indika. Sat 7/24, Yard Squad. 773-348-3998.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. Sat 7/24, 9 PM, Banda Rika. 630-416-4898.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Funkadesi, Hamsa Lila. Sat 7/17, 9 PM and midnight, Poncho Sanchez. Wed 7/21, 9:30 PM, Mercan Dede & Secret Tribe (see Critic's Choice). 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Steel Pulse, Trevor Hall (18+). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Carlos Ortega Combo. 773-348-7592.

LALO'S 500 N. LaSalle: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Carlos Latalladi, DJ Kimani & El Papichulo spin salsa dura and tropical music (no cover). 312-427-2572.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Sundays, 11 AM-5 PM, Caribbean Castaways perform at the reggae brunch. 773-384-1040.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Tue 7/20, 10 PM, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae. Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Zutano. 773-764-8900.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sundays, midnight, Papa G spins reggae. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba (with dance lessons). 773-489-0011.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Thu 7/22, 9 PM, Holy Goat Ensemble, Morikeba Kouyate. 312-492-6100.

TASTE OF PERU 6545 N. Clark: Fridays, 7:15 PM, Trio Peru. 773-381-4540.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 8 PM, Roots Revival with Joe Thomas & Elliot Taggart. 312-266-7761.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 7/16, 9 PM, Ruski Razmer performs Russian and European dance music. Sun 7/25, 10 PM, Ingrid (French/English Euro dance music). 312-266-2114.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays, after 9 PM Saturdays. Tuesdays, DJ Charly & Jr. Lopez spin Latin rock, pop, and alternative. Tue 7/20, 9:30 PM, Lira, Nitzaye. Thursdays, DJ El Papichulo spins salsa, merengue, cumbia, and bachata. Thu 7/22, 10 PM, Patrick Shannon. 847-969-1602.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/16, Peter Tosh Celebration Tour. Sat 7/17, Ark Band, Indika. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, DJs spin dancehall. Fri 7/23, Gizzae. Sat 7/24, Zeleke, Aswah Greggori. 773-327-4273.

Classical

CLAIRE AEBERSOLD & RALPH NEIWEEM perform duo piano music (Mozart, Liszt, Respighi, Debussy, J. Strauss). Fri 7/16, 7:30 PM, Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-905-1500.

MICHAEL BURRITT marimba, in a free concert (Bach, Cage, Klatzow). Mon 7/19, 7 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Tzimon Barto, violinist Julia Fischer & cellist Claudio Bohorquez (Brahms, Beethoven). Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Tzimon Barto (Dvorak, Grieg, Chopin). Sun 7/18, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with violinist Erik Schumann & cellist Dimitri Maslennikov (Shostakovich, Dvorak, Beethoven), followed by "postlude concert" in Martin Theatre featuring Eschenbach, Schumann & Maslennikov (Wieniawski, Paganini). Fri 7/23, 8 PM, James Conlon, conductor, with baritone Sergey Murzaev, soprano Harolyn Blackwell, tenor Donald Kaasch, bass Rodney Gilfry & the Chicago Symphony Chorus (Shostakovich, Orff). Sun 7/25, 7 PM, James Conlon, conductor, with violinist Miriam Fried, soprano Deborah Voigt, tenor Clifton Forbis & bass Eric Halfvarson (Bach, Wagner). 847-266-5100.

MEMBERS OF THE CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO with violinist Joseph Glymph in a free concert (Bach, Beethoven, Danner, Spohr). Sun 7/25, 3 PM, Classical Symphony Hall, 218 S. Wabash. 312-341-1521.

MARK DAMISCH piano, in a free concert (Gershwin, Chopin, Barber, Dello Joio, Mussorgsky). Sun 7/18, 2 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

DUPAGE OPERA THEATRE with soprano Sarah Hibbard, tenor Todd Kowallis & baritone Scott Skiba (Verdi, La traviata). Fri 7/16 and Sat 7/17, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

EMERSON STRING QUARTET (Mendelssohn, Janacek, Beethoven). Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

KARINA GAUVIN soprano, in a free concert. Tue 7/20, 6 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ARIANNA GOLDINA & REMY LOUMBROZO duo pianos (Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Copland, Gershwin). Fri 7/23, 7:30 PM, Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-905-1500.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 100 N. Michigan: Fri 7/16, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with pianist Valentina Lisitsa, harpsichordist David Schrader, sopranos Jonita Lattimore & Elizabeth Norman & others (Bach, Verdi, R. Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Corigliano, Vaughan Williams, Rachmaninoff, Copland). See Critic's Choice. Sat 7/17, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Larmore (Corigliano, Mahler, Shostakovich). Sun 7/18, 6:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with cellist Alban Gerhardt (Corigliano, Elgar, Shostakovich). Wed 7/21, 6:30 PM, Leslie B. Dunner, conductor (Moncayo, Ponce, Marquez, Ginastera, Sierra). Fri 7/23, 6:30 PM, and Sun 7/25, 3 PM, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, with soprano Karina Gauvin & baritone Thomas Meglioranza (Rameau, Handel, Faure). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State: Sun 7/18, 4 PM, John Clodig. Sun 7/25, 4 PM, H. Ricardo Ramirez & friends. 312-664-6963.

REBECCA HUNTER carillon. Sun 7/18, noon, St. Chrysostom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn. 312-944-1083.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/17, harpist Marguerite Lynn Williams. Fri 7/23, lutenist Jack Scott. 773-868-1857.

JESSE LANGEN guitar, in a free concert (Donatoni, Da Milano, Dowland, Frescobaldi, Gifford, Narvaez, Palestrina). Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

GEORGIA & LOUISE MANGOS duo pianos (Liszt, Persichetti, Berber, Fenmore). Tue 7/20, 7:30 PM, Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-905-1500.

JAMES MARTIN baritone, in a free concert (Debussy, Ravel, Gershwin, Bernstein, Sondheim, Porter). Sun 7/25, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MAVERICK ENSEMBLE (Messiaen, Lucier, Wolff). Thu 7/22, 8 PM, and Sun 7/25, 7 PM, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago. 773-227-5522.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE HONORS CHAMBER RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/16, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO & CHAMBER RECITAL Free admission. Sun 7/18 and Sun 7/25, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE STRING FACULTY in a free concert (Brahms & others). Tue 7/20, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE WIND ENSEMBLE & HONORS CHAMBER ENSEMBLES Don Owens & Phil Peters conduct a free concert (Shostakovich, Owens). Sat 7/24, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC David Robertson, conductor, with violinist Leonidas Kavakos (Mendelssohn, Debussy, R. Strauss). Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

PANDORA'S TRIO in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Loeffler, Draganski, Kahn, Quantz). Wed 7/21, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Hu/Hungye). Sun 7/18, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521.

RAVINIA STEANS INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Fri 7/16, 5:45 and 10:30 PM, Fri 7/23, 5:45 PM, and Sun 7/25, 4:45 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

SCHOLA ANTIQUA OF CHICAGO Calvin M. Bower conducts music of the Middle Ages (Dunstaple, Machaut & others). Mon 7/19, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

SEBASTIAN QUARTET in a free concert. Tue 7/20, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

MARK VALENTI piano, in an outdoor concert (Prokofiev, Bach, Debussy). Sun 7/18, 6 PM, Trinity United Methodist Church, 9849 S. Winchester. 773-445-5300.

WHEATON BAND FESTIVAL Memorial Park, 208 W. Union, Wheaton: Fri 7/16, 7:30-9 PM, and Sat 7/17, 5:30-9 PM, Chicago Brass Band, Fox Valley Concert Band, Crystal Lake Concert Band. 847-577-7468.

in-stores

SANDY ANDINA Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

BRILL BABIES Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

CLOROX GIRLS, KRUNCHIES Sun 7/18, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

KEVIN DAVIS Mon 7/19, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

DR. COOL & PRIDE Sat 7/17, 11 AM, Borders Books & Music, 3233 Lake, Wilmette. 847-256-3220.

KAT EGGLESTON Thu 7/22, 7 PM, Eclecticity, 3162 N. Clark. 773-929-3080.

FRANK TRIBES Fri 7/16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111. Sat 7/24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

BETH GILLIS Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

BEN HOLLIS Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

JOHN KIMSEY Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

LORD OF THE YUM YUM Fri 7/23, 8 PM, Quimby's, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910. Sat 7/24, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

NELLIE BLY Sat 7/24, noon, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

P-1 Sat 7/17, 2 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

MONI RASHAD Fri 7/16, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1539 E. 53rd. 773-752-8663.

DYLAN RICE Sun 7/25, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1700 Maple, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

AMANDA SENA Sat 7/17, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

TRISTEN Sat 7/17, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

Open Mikes & Jams

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike with Home Cookin' (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

AJ'S HORSE AROUND LOUNGE 114 W. Washington, Round Lake Park: Mondays, 7:30 PM, blues jam hosted by King Robinson & the Housewreckers. 847-546-3314.

AUSTIN'S 481 Peterson, Libertyville: Wednesdays, 8 PM-1 AM, blues jam hosted by the Bruce Williams Blues Orkestra. 847-549-1972.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, open turntables. Fourth Thursday of every month, Twang Night hosted by Chuck Pinney, with an acoustic open mike. 773-395-3002.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Sun 7/25, Paul Allodi hosts an open mike. 847-550-1127.

CAFE MESTIZO 2123 S. Ashland: Sundays, 6-9 PM, avant-garde jazz jam session hosted by Nicole Mitchell, David Boykin, Karl E.H. Seigfried & Mike Reed. 312-942-0095.

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

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike (no cover). 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Rock Club open mike and band showcase. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, John Paris Quartet hosts a jazz jam session (no cover). 773-549-5549.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7-11 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Tea, with a featured artist at 9 PM (3rd Friday of the month is unplugged). 630-922-9821.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

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

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Nancy Antevski. 773-525-7313.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Wed 7/21, 9 PM, Martin Gollogly hosts an open mike (no cover). 773-929-0944.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Susie Gomez; performers receive a free drink. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Erin Jordan. 773-235-9795.

JOY BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Wednesdays, acoustic open mike. 773-477-3330.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sun 7/18 and Sun 7/25, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Ryan Shepherd. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Grey Parker. 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Mondays, 10 PM, Danfunk Railroad & Tony Mojica host an open jam with guest DJs (no cover). 773-489-0011.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. 773-486-9862.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Pat Hall hosts a pro jam. 773-274-3239.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Mondays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike hosted by Strike III & Undecided1, with DJs Artek, Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane & D-Double. Thursdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike for poetry and spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart, with live music. 773-278-6600.

TASTE OF PERU 6545 N. Clark: Saturdays, 7:30 PM, open mike. 773-381-4540.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Greg Sorrell, Tim Ilg & Paul Stauffer. 773-929-3680.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, acoustic open jam hosted by Anto & Tony (21+). 773-281-8188.

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

VILLAGE SQUARE 37 S. Main, Sandwich: Fri 7/23, 7 PM, open stage for instrumentalists, singers, poets, and storytellers. 815-878-2693.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Sat 7/24, open stage. 312-943-7815.

Fairs & Festivals

BENFEST Irving Park & Leavitt: Fri 7/16, 7 PM, One Hit Wonders; 9 PM, Afrodisiacs. Sat 7/17, 1 PM, Somewhere in Between; 3 PM, Muck Brothers; 5 PM, Brother Brother; 7 PM, Robert Cornelius 7; 9 PM, Funkadesi. Sun 7/18, 1 PM, St. Benedict Festival Orchestra; 3 PM, Members Only; 5 PM, Catfight; 7 PM, Mr. Blotto. Festival also features children's activities & gambling. 773-665-4682.

BRING IT ON HOME TO ME ROOTS FESTIVAL 47th & King Dr.: Sat 7/17, noon-10 PM, Chi-Lites, Tyrone Davis, Otis Clay, Christopher Williams, Inez Andrews, Krista Nichols Alston, Dana Divine, Marilyn B, Bemaji Tillman, House of Twang, Rutledge Sisters, Divine Purpose Youth Choir, Sarah Hines, Chicago Police Gospel Choir & others. 773-373-1900.

BROOKFEST JayCee/Ehlert Park, Gerritsen & Elm, Brookfield: Fri 7/16, 7:15 PM, Cryan' Shames; 9:30 PM, Ides of March. Sat 7/17, 3 PM, Smilin' Bob; 5 PM, Trevor Matthews; 7:15 PM, Anthony Gomes; 9:30 PM, Molly Hatchet. Sun 7/18, 3 PM, Daryl James; 4:30 PM, Detours; 6 PM, Catch-22; 7:45 PM, Fabulous Janes. 773-868-3010.

CHINATOWN SUMMER FAIR Wentworth between Cermak & 24th: Sun 7/18, noon, "Chinatown Idol" singing contest; 2-5 PM, Covergurl; 3:30 PM, Tsukasa Taiko; 5 PM, Corrinne May; 6 PM, Sionilli. Festival also includes dance performances, martial arts demonstrations & children's entertainment. 312-225-6198 or 312-225-0303.

DEARBORN GARDEN WALK & HERITAGE FESTIVAL Dearborn & Goethe: Sun 7/18, noon-5 PM, Edgewater Flutes, Katherine Hughes, Hector Fernandez, Norman Ruiz, Woodwing Duo, Jim Anderson, AC Rock. 312-632-1241.

DUPAGE COUNTY FAIR DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W. Manchester, Wheaton: Wed 7/21, 8 PM, Brad Paisley. Thu 7/22, 8 PM, Randy Travis. 630-668-6636.

EVANSTON ETHNIC ARTS FESTIVAL Dawes Park, Sheridan & Church, Evanston: Sat 7/17, 12:30 PM, Katie Sullivan Band; 1 PM, Morikeba Kouyate; 2 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band; 2:30 PM, Sodzius; 5 PM, Funkadesi; 5:30 PM, Sones de Mexico. Sun 7/18, 2 PM, Eric Noden; 3 PM, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; 3:30 PM, Las Guitarras de Espana; 4:30 PM, Escola de Samba de Evanston; 5 PM, Rafo International Combo; 6 PM, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers. Festival also features dance & spoken-word performances & children's activities. 847-328-4650.

FAMILY FEST & CRAFTS FAIR Independence Park, Central & Stewart, Evanston: Sat 7/17 and Sun 7/18, 11 AM, Joel Frankel. 847-864-2660.

FISH FEST Lake County Fairgrounds, 50 S. Rte. 45, Grayslake: Festival features Christian music. Sun 7/18, noon-10 PM, Jars of Clay, Rebecca St. James, Audio Adrenaline, Jaci Velasquez, Skillet, Plus One, KJ 52, Tree 63, Matthew West, Barlow Girls, Warren Barfield, Hawk Nelson. 630-833-3733 or 800-965-9324.

ICKES HOUSING COMMUNITY GOSPEL FEST Ickes Housing Development, 2400 S. Dearborn: Sat 7/17, 11 AM-9 PM, Expressions of Praise, Holy Worshipping Warriors, Miriam, Lighthouse Productions, No Longer Bound Ministries, Jacqueline Williams, Felecia Brown. 773-643-8056 or 773-590-0423.

LINCOLN PARK SAVINGS BANK CLASSIC CAR SHOW Lincoln Park Savings Bank, 1946 W. Irving Park: Sat 7/17, 9 AM-2 PM, Rte. 66, Tims & Jims Show. 773-525-2023.

MILLENNIUM PARK GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION features live music in and around Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 110 N. Michigan: Fri 7/16, 5-7:30 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan, Farm Crew, Erwin Helfer, Downtown Sound, Sunnyside Up, Tamboula, Minianja African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Lord of the Yum Yum, Ron Smolen, Eric Leonardson; 7:30 PM, Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus; 10:15 PM, Fulcrum Point New Music Project; 11:10 PM, Fareed Haque & the Indo-Pak Jazz Coalition with Goran Ivanovic & Kahil El-Zabar. Sat 7/17, 6:30 AM, John Yost & drummers; 9 AM, Aida Johnson; 10 AM-12:30 PM, Grant Park Orchestra in public rehearsal; 3:30-6:30 PM, All Natural, Fred Anderson, Lurrie Bell, Andrew Bird, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, Ari Brown, Maggie Brown, Oscar Brown Jr., Terry Callier, Otis Clay, Kevin Cole, Orbert Davis, Diverse, Honeyboy Edwards, Von Freeman, Robbie Fulks, Erwin Helfer, Kelly Hogan, Ella Jenkins, Howard Levy, Sharon Lewis, Reginald McCracken & the True Voices of Christ Gospel Choir, Poi Dog Pondering, Reginald R. Robinson, Byron Stingley, Koko Taylor, Jon Weber, Corey Wilkes, 8 Bold Souls, Alex Udvary, Webb Brothers & others; 7:30 PM, Grant Park Orchestra with Jennifer Larmore; 10 PM, Eighth Blackbird, 911 Mambo Orchestra; 11:15 PM, Aluminum Group. Sun 7/18, noon, members of Lyric Opera Center for American Artists; 12:30 PM, Ella Jenkins; 1 PM, Kim Jones & Cornelius Johnson; 1:30 PM, Ralph's World; 2 PM, Gallery 37 Operatics Vocal Ensemble; 2:30 PM, Blisters; 3 PM, Chicago Children's Choir; 3:30 PM, Chicago Immigrant Orchestra; 5 PM, Douglas Ewart & Crepuscule; 6:30 PM, Grant Park Orchestra. See Performance listings on page 34 for more. 312-742-1168.

OLD ST. PAT'S WORLD'S LARGEST BLOCK PARTY Madison & Desplaines: Benefit for Old St. Patrick's Church. Fri 7/16, 5:15 PM, Dave Tamkin; 5:30 PM, Nicholas Markos; 7 PM, Dan Darrah; 7:15 PM, Dave Tamkin; 9 PM, Guster. Sat 7/17, 5:30 PM, Rockets Over Sweden, Nicholas Markos; 7 PM, Katie Todd Band, Dan Darrah; 9 PM, Wallflowers. 312-648-1590.

ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK Lincoln between Addison & Roscoe: Sat 7/17, 12:30 PM, Burn Rome Burn; 2 PM, Seven Day Run, Outlaw Family Band; 3:30 PM, 16 Candles, Down the Line; 5:30 PM, Fabulous Janes; 6 PM, Seventh Heaven; 8 PM, Elevation, Mr. Blotto. Sun 7/18, noon, Yesmen; 12:30 PM, Stylus; 1:30 PM, Quadrophonica; 2 PM, Air This Side of Caution; 3 PM, Beatallica; 3:30 PM, Spazmatics; 4:45 PM, 17th Floor; 5:15 PM, Blazing Saddles; 7 PM, Hairbanger's Ball, Mike & Joe. 773-665-4682.

ST. NICHOLAS OF TOLENTINE PARISH CARNIVAL 62nd Pl. between Lawndale & Hamlin: Fri 7/16, 6 PM-midnight, Moco Magana. Sat 7/17, 5 PM-midnight, Cirrus Falcon. Sun 7/18, 4-10 PM, Cirrus Falcon. 773-471-8208.

STS. PETER & PAUL GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH GREEK FESTIVAL Lake & Wagner, Glenview: Fri 7/23, 6-11 PM, Sat 7/24, 5-11 PM, and Sun 7/25, 3-11 PM, Hellenic Five. 847-729-2235.

SHEFFIELD GARDEN WALK Webster & Sheffield: Sat 7/17, 12:30 PM, 9 Miles Band; 2 PM, Bumpus; 3:30 PM, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute); 5:45 PM, Bottle of Justus; 7:45 PM, Cowboy Mouth. Sun 7/18, 12:30 PM, Anne Harris; 2 PM, Anthony Gomes; 3:30 PM, Janah; 5:45 PM, Hello Dave; 7:45 PM, Terrance Simien. 773-929-9255.

SOUTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD GOSPEL FESTIVAL Ogden Park, 6500 S. Racine: Sat 7/17, 9 AM-10 PM, Martha Munizzi, DeAndre Patterson, Albertina Walker, Dr. Charles G. Hayes & the Metropolitan Church Choir. 773-476-4900 or 773-233-1546.

SUMMER ON SOUTHPORT Southport between Byron & Waveland: Sat 7/24, noon, Joel Frankel; 2 PM, Ralph's World, Tim Adams; 4 PM, Kristin Shout & Smoking Kitten; 4:30 PM, Woolworthy; 5:15 PM, Dorian Taj; 5:45 PM, Rockets Over Sweden; 6:30 PM, Punsapaya; 7 PM, the Reputation; 7:45 PM, Air This Side of Caution; 8:30 PM, Michael McDermott; 9 PM, Sleeping at Last. Sun 7/25, 10 AM, John Storms-Rohm, Wiggleworms; 11 AM, Deliverance Singers, Justin Roberts; 2 PM, Southport Allstars; 2:30 PM, Ella Jenkins; 4 PM, Radiant Darling; 4:30 PM, Burn Rome Burn; 5:15 PM, Brother Lowdown; 5:45 PM, Giant Step; 6:30 PM, Katie Todd Band; 7 PM, Andrew Bird; 7:45 PM, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter; 8:45 PM, Alice Peacock; 9 PM, Kelly Hogan & the Wooden Leg. 773-665-4682.

TASTE OF LINCOLN AVENUE Lincoln between Fullerton & Wrightwood: Sat 7/24, noon, Entrinzic, Carbon Four; 12:30 PM, Chris Fascione; 1:30 PM, Jerry DeVivo, 56 Hope Road; 2 PM, Dennis DeBondt; 3 PM, Bartley Fritzsche, Too White Crew; 3:30 PM, Joel Frankel; 4:30 PM, Goran, Pomeroy, Elevation (U2 tribute), Chico Banks & Mike Wheeler; 5 PM, Epicycle; 6 PM, Nicholas Tremulis, Underwater People; 6:30 PM, Paris Delane & Hyper Harp; 8 PM, Dickey Betts, Hello Dave; 8:30 PM, Whild Peach. Sun 7/25, noon, Dona Oxford; 1:30 PM, Trevor Matthews, Paramours; 3 PM, Mad Lab, Lonie Walker, Rico; 3:30 PM, Forbes Brothers, Dennis DeBondt; 4:30 PM, Afrodisiacs; 5 PM, Pistol Pete, Epicycle; 6 PM, Mike & Joe; 6:30 PM, Wishbone Ash, Vance Kelly; 8 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8:30 PM, Indigenous, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). Festival also includes children's entertainment. 773-868-3010.

TASTE OF MIDWAY 55th St. & Lorel: Wed 7/21, 7 PM, American English (Beatles tribute). Thu 7/22, 7 PM, Danny Mateja's Downtown Sound. Fri 7/23, 7 PM, Shortcuts. Sat 7/24, 1-5 PM, Anxiety Society; 7:30 PM, Rick Saucedo. Sun 7/25, 1-5 PM, One More Tyme; 6-9:30 PM, Now & Then. 773-767-8183.

UPTOWN UNITY FESTIVAL Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson: Sat 7/24, 11:45 AM, Barney Lewis; noon, Astectick Sence; 1 PM, Johnathon Scales; 1:45 PM, Mac Miller; 2:45 PM, Sound Investment; 3:30 PM, Livingston's Reggae All-Stars; 4:15 PM, Urban Sounds. 773-878-4646.

WOODSTOCK FOLK FESTIVAL Woodstock Square, Dean & Calhoun, Woodstock: Sun 7/18, 12:30 PM, Pat Gaughan; 1:15 PM, Michael Miles; 2 PM, Erika Luckett, Amy Beth; 2:45 PM, Ellis; 3:30 PM, Megon McDonough; 4:15 PM, Larry Penn; 4:45 PM, Chris McIntosh & Alvin McGovern; 5:30 PM, "all-sing finale" with various artists. Festival also features workshop, open mike, storytellers & children's entertainment. 815-337-0353.

Miscellaneous

LAURIE BERKNER Children's concerts. Fri 7/16, 1 PM, Anderson's Bookshop, 123 Jefferson, Naperville. 630-355-2665. Fri 7/16, 3 PM, Magic Tree Bookstore, 141 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. 708-848-0770. Sat 7/17, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CHICAGO STUDIO OF PROFESSIONAL SINGING performs under the direction of Janice Pantazelos; free admission. Fri 7/23, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

PETER CINCOTTI Sun 7/18, 4:30 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

JOEL FRANKEL Free children's concert. Thu 7/22, 6:30 PM, Adams Park, 1919 N. Seminary. 312-742-7767.

ELLA JENKINS, RALPH'S WORLD Children's concert at the Wrigley Square Peristyle. Sun 7/18, noon, Millennium Park, Michigan between Randolph & Monroe. 312-742-1169.

CAROLE PETERSON Free children's concert. Fri 7/16, 10 AM, Thomas Hughes Children's Library, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4200.

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