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Wendy & DB

Fridays, 9:30 a.m.


The children's music duo performs a family-friendly livestreamed set weekly on their Facebook page.

Friday Night Fuzz Box

Fridays, 9 p.m.


Every Friday night, the Fuzz Box DJs live stream a five-hour set of party music including soul, post-punk, psych, noise-rock, and more.

Butl3r’s Funky Mondays with DJ Butl3r Free Early Warnings (Music)

Mondays, 6:30 p.m.


Livestream concurrent at the Subterranean and Beat Kitchen Facebook pages

Open Mic Night hosted by the Sweet Maries Free Agenda

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Oct. 8
American Legion Hall Post 42 1030 Central St., Evanston Evanston


Outdoors in the Post's Patio Beer Garden, and open to singers and musicians who will be allowed to perform one to two songs as a soloist or group. Performers should bring their own microphones and audience members are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. To sign up, email thesweetmaries@gmail.com. 773-368-7628

Enamour Free

Thursdays, 12 p.m.


The Washington, D.C.-based DJ and producer hosts a weekly DJ livestream set on his Twitch page.

Patterson Hood All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Wed., Sept. 30, 8 p.m.

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Livestream at Noonchorus (access provided after ticket purchase).

LP’s Happy Hour featuring Lawrence Peters and more All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Fridays, 5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 26

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Country singer, DJ, and longtime Hideout employee Lawrence Peters hosts a Happy Hour talk show with weekly guests for Hideout Online.

Music Friendly Distancing Free

Fridays, 5 p.m.


Livestream performances from a variety of musicians, some performing live on the Empty Bottle's roof. Viewable at the Empty Bottle's website and Twitch channel.

K'Alexi Shelby, KC Wray Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Saturdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Sept. 27


Livestream at Spy Bar's Twitch channel.

Eric Schneider & Andy Brown Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Sun., Sept. 27, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
Andy’s Jazz Club 11 E. Hubbard, Chicago River North

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312-642-6805

Isaiah Collier Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Wed., Sept. 23, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. and Wed., Sept. 30, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
Andy’s Jazz Club 11 E. Hubbard, Chicago River North

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312-642-6805

Mike Cooley All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Wed., Sept. 23, 8 p.m. and Wed., Oct. 7, 8 p.m.

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Livestream at Noonchorus (access provided after ticket purchase).

Albert Cummings All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Tue., April 6, 8 p.m.
SPACE 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston Evanston

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rescheduled 847-492-8860

Lisker Music Ensemble Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., Sept. 25, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Fri., Oct. 2, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Fri., Oct. 9, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Fri., Oct. 16, 6:30 & 9 p.m. and Fri., Oct. 23, 6:30 & 9 p.m.
Ace Hotel 311 N. Morgan, Chicago Near West Side

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Outdoor concerts in the hotel's Prairie Terrace venue; tickets sold by groups to ensure socially distant seating. 312-764-1919

Shawn Colvin All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Sat., Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

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Livestream at the City Winery website (access provided after ticket purchase).

Jeremiah Meece (DJ sets) Free

Second Sunday of every month, 9 p.m.
Punch House 1227 W. 18th St., Chicago Pilsen/Little Village


312-526-3851

Clannad 17+ Early Warnings (Music)

Mon., Sept. 20, 8 p.m.
Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago Irving Park

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rescheduled 773-282-7035

Metropolis String Quartet Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Wed., Sept. 23, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Wed., Sept. 30, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Wed., Oct. 7, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Wed., Oct. 14, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Wed., Oct. 21, 6:30 & 9 p.m. and Wed., Oct. 28, 6:30 & 9 p.m.
Ace Hotel 311 N. Morgan, Chicago Near West Side

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Outdoor concerts at the hotel's Prairie Rooftop venue; 9/16 and 9/23 are sold out. 312-764-1919

Freddy Jones Band All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., June 25, 8 p.m.
SPACE 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston Evanston

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rescheduled 847-492-8860

Kevin Morby All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., Thu., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., Thu., Oct. 8, 8 p.m. and Thu., Oct. 15, 8 p.m.

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Livestream at Noonchorus.

Heat featuring DJ Ron Carroll and more Free Early Warnings (Music)

Thursdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 23
Le Nocturne Chicago 4810 N. Broadway, Chicago Uptown


Masks required for entry; seating limited 773-271-5441

Tribute to Donald Byrd with Kevin Toney, Azar Lawrence, Dominique Toney, Johnny Britt, and more All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., May 28, 7 & 9:30 p.m.
The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West, Chicago Hyde Park

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rescheduled; 9:30 PM sold out 312-801-2100

Pokey LaFarge (solo) All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Sold Out (Music)

Sat., Sept. 26, 4:30 & 7 p.m.
SPACE 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston Evanston

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sold out 847-492-8860

Vibes on Logan presented by DJ DREAM Recommended Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Sundays, 2-7 p.m.
N. Rockwell at W. Logan N. Rockwell St. and W. Logan Blvd., Chicago Logan Square

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A free outdoor showcase (weather permitting) of vinyl DJs. Check DJ DREAM's Instagram before the event for lineup updates. Donations encouraged.

Van Loon Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Mon., Sept. 21, 6 p.m.
Montrose Saloon 2933 W. Montrose, Chicago Albany Park


773-463-7663