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Besides the shows below, MOBfest features panels with music industry professionals on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, at Metro, 3730 N. Clark: Friday at 2 PM, Marketing, Promotions, and Strategies; Friday at 3:30 PM, Behind the Record and the Machine: Finding and Utilizing Exposure Vehicles; Friday at 5 PM, Record Companies: Finding a Home; Saturday at 2 PM, Building a Solid Team; Saturday at 3:30 PM, Press, Publicity, and Brand Marketing; and Saturday at 5 PM, Demo Listening Panel. To register for a MOBfest laminate ($90 buys admission to the panels, a compilation CD, and access to all live-music showcases) or to purchase a wristband ($20 includes admission to all shows except when sold out) call 312-944-4870 or see www.chicagomobfest.com.

THURSDAY 23

7:30 PM Lazsion (two sets), Nia, Sheri Amour, Klee

Funky Buddha Lounge | 728 W. Grand | 312-666-1695

PM Chicago Samba

The Note | 1565 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-0011

PM Willie Wisely, Jay Nash, Michael Mangione; all-ages

Uncommon Ground Cafe | 1214 W. Grace | 773-929-3680

PM Klox Soil, Tragic Vitality, Starlike Collision, Twisting Roses, Enuff Z'nuff, Ton

U.S. Beer Co. | 1801 N. Clybourn | 773-871-7799

:15 PM Royal, Modern Day Zero, Midwest Kings, Dirty Things, Effects

Subterranean | 2011 W. North | 773-278-6600

:30 PM Wilke Surprise, Boys on Trial, Ifihadahifi, Warm Ones, One Light Out

Beat Kitchen | 2100 W. Belmont | 773-281-4444

:30 PM Adam Blair, Chinese Whispers, Knife Darlings, Smoke Off Vinyl, MariZen

Elbo Room | 2871 N. Lincoln | 773-549-5549

9 PM Drudge Puppet, Chokehold, Thunder Driver, Mokkadi

Brisku's Bistro | 4100 N. Kedzie | 773-279-9141

9 PM Punsapaya, AbsentStar, Firebird Band, Satisfaction, Ginger Jake

Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212

9 PM Sleepers, Deludes, Quiet Kid, Chalk Outline Party

Gunther Murphy's | 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139

9 PM Saps, Chemtrails, Eva Destruction & Her Big Band

Martyrs' | 3855 N. Lincoln | 773-404-9494

9 PM Assassins, Shiny Toy Guns, Waiting Game, Sybris, Sid Maudlin; 18+

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212

9 PM Shadeland, Duna Hill, Tonight Let's Be Heroes, Temporary Buzz, Everyday Celebrity, Egnaro

O'Malley's | 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip | 708-293-1837

9 PM Musical Outfits, Bedside Manor

Wise Fools Pub | 2270 N. Lincoln | 773-929-1300

9:15 PM Buddy Nuisance, Al Weber, Matt Hoffer

Pontiac Cafe | 1531 N. Damen | 773-252-7767

10 PM Trevor McSpadden

Horseshoe | 4115 N. Lincoln | 773-549-9292

10 PM Carl Brown

Wild Hare | 3530 N. Clark | 773-327-4273

FRIDAY 24

6 PM Pie-Eyed Pete

Horseshoe | 4115 N. Lincoln | 773-549-9292

6:30 PM Michale Graves, Trashlight Vision, Inept, Escape From Earth, Shades of Fiction, Digital Mindy; all-ages

Logan Square Auditorium | 2539 N. Kedzie | 773-252-6179

7 PM Redwalls (see the Treatment), Regina Spektor, American Minor; all-ages

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212

7:15 PM Slipstream, Broken Finger, BoomSlang, 20 Spot, On the Front, Surgeon General, Three Dudes & a Dead Chick

U.S. Beer Co. | 1801 N. Clybourn | 773-871-7799

PM King Ronnie Ron, Nick Smith, Que B.I.L.L.A.H., Big Wiz, Z-Love, Rory

Funky Buddha Lounge | 728 W. Grand | 312-666-1695

PM Ellen Rosner, Holly Figueroa, Jeanne T. Arrigo; all-ages

Uncommon Ground Cafe | 1214 W. Grace | 773-929-3680

:15 PM Matchstick Morning, Under My Skin, NDX, Hemp, Rook, Seven Degrees From Center, Last Known Hero

O'Malley's | 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip | 708-293-1837

:30 PM Down the Line, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, New Sense, Willie Wisely, Mark Sheehy

Beat Kitchen | 2100 W. Belmont | 773-281-4444

:30 PM Black Flood Diesel, Hellz Funk, Withering Soul, Rosenguard, Maggot Twat, Destrophy

Brisku's Bistro | 4100 N. Kedzie | 773-279-9141

9 PM Graham Parker & the Figgs (see the Treatment)

Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212

9 PM Ladies and Gentlemen, Idle Hands, Assembly, Cisco Pike, Textbook

Elbo Room | 2871 N. Lincoln | 773-549-5549

9 PM Hunting Stories, Indignant, Mary, Drazy Hoops

Martyrs' | 3855 N. Lincoln | 773-404-9494

10 PM Raised on Zenith, River Oaks, John Wasem & friends

Gunther Murphy's | 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139

10 PM Yellowhammers

Horseshoe | 4115 N. Lincoln | 773-549-9292

10 PM Chicago Bones, Supermercado, Grigori 3, Highway Down

The Note | 1565 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-0011

10 PM Gizzae, P-1

Wild Hare | 3530 N. Clark | 773-327-4273

10 PM J. Davis Trio, Embassy

Wise Fools Pub | 2270 N. Lincoln | 773-929-1300

11:30 PM Abstract Giants, Psalm One, Treologic (see the Treatment), Jagoff

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212

SATURDAY 25

7 PM Storytelling with Jim Pfitzer and Megan Wells

Uncommon Ground Cafe | 1214 W. Grace | 773-929-3680

PM Black Thumb, Circus Dawn, Except in Red, Signal, Kreplach, Veryle Turnstyle

U.S. Beer Co. | 1801 N. Clybourn | 773-871-7799

:15 PM BrainCage, Dead Envy, Bitter Farewell, No Fate, Last Hour, Dourpiece, Mass Defect

O'Malley's | 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip | 708-293-1837

9 PM Blackmaker, Zerostars, Hugo, Jungle, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

Beat Kitchen | 2100 W. Belmont | 773-281-4444

9 PM Albino Fly, Kastasyde, Smoke, Rival, Standing 8, Serpoids

Brisku's Bistro | 4100 N. Kedzie | 773-279-9141

9 PM Perfect Red, Sunday Morning Chameleon, Pinch, Snaggs, Rachael's Surrender

Elbo Room | 2871 N. Lincoln | 773-549-5549

9:30 PM Ruben Waters Loves You, Katie Todd Band, My Fallen Secret, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, Rockit Girl

Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212

10 PM Catsplash, Emily DeLoach, Snoozie & the Miltonics

Gunther Murphy's | 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139

10 PM Wayland Elroys, Back Hill Sinners

Horseshoe | 4115 N. Lincoln | 773-549-9292

10 PM The Favorite, Corporate X, Wreckage of the Modern City, Janus

The Note | 1565 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-0011

10 PM Dub Dis, Hydro

Wild Hare | 3530 N. Clark | 773-327-4273

10 PM Gold Coast Refuse, Clumsy Lovers (see the Treatment)

Wise Fools Pub | 2270 N. Lincoln | 773-929-1300

11 PM Injured Parties, Wonderful Smith

Pontiac Cafe | 1531 N. Damen | 773-252-7767

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