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Linsey Alexander Blues Band with Patricia Scott a 9 PM, Blue Chicago, 536 N. Clark, 312-661-0100, bluechicago.com, $10.

Band Called Catch, Broken Belts, Ben Joyce, Adam Thompson a 9 PM, Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park, 773-871-6239, silvieslounge.com, $60, $45 in advance.

Big James & the Chicago Playboys, Vance Kelly a 7:30 PM, Kingston Mines, 2548 N. Halsted, 773-477-4646, kingstonmines.com, $25.

Tony Bitner, Amy Cole, Marianne Murphy Orland, Erica Rodgers, Dan Stetzel, and Lauren Wolf a 8 and 10:30 PM, Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee, 773-278-1830, davenportspianobar.com, $20.

Bottle Rockets, Saps, Rego a 10 PM, Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, beatkitchen.com, $25.

DJ Boy Wonder with Mister Wolf a 9 PM, Angels & Kings, 710 N. Clark, 312-482-8600, angelsandkings.com/chicago, $95.

Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues a 8 PM, Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage, 773-342-0452, rosaslounge.com, $25.

Brill Babies a 9 PM, Ballydoyle Irish Pub, 5157 Main, Downers Grove, 630-969-0600, ballydoylepub.com, $5.

Chicago Afrobeat Project a 9 PM, Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0120, reggieslive.com/musicjoint, $20.

Eddy Clearwater Blues Band, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band a 8 PM, Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, 847-424-9800, billsbluesbar.com, $25.

Dandy Warhols a 9 PM, Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, metrochicago.com, $65, $55 in advance.

Deal's Gone Bad, Flatfoot 56 a 10 PM, Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland, 312-226-6300, cobralounge.com, $10.

Joey DeFrancesco Trio a 7 PM, Andy's, 11 E. Hubbard, 312-642-6805, andysjazzclub.com, $175.

Cole DeGenova & the People's Republic In the SideBar. a 9:30 PM, FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn, 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212, fitzgeraldsnightclub.com, $10.

Environmental Encroachment a 9 PM, Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division, 773-486-9862, $10.

Von Freeman & Edward Petersen with the Green Mill All-Stars a 8:30 PM, Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway, 773-878-5552, greenmilljazz.com, $25.

Future Rock with Daedelus, Dark Party, Ben Silver a 9 PM, Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, abbeypub.com, $30, $25 in advance.

Cedric Gervais, Dino G vs. Inphinity, Dannyboy, Sincere, Alex Peace, Kalendr, Bam Bam Buddha a 9 PM, Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, 520 S. Michigan, 773-235-0465 or 312-427-3800, congressplazahotel.com, $130.

Grana Louise & the Troublemakers a 9 PM, Blue Chicago, 736 N. Clark, 312-642-6261, bluechicago.com, $10.

Green Velvet, Justin Long, Santiago, Ori Kawa a 9 PM, Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-4140, metrochicago.com, $35, $30 in advance.

Terisa Griffin, Lowdown Brass Band a 8 PM, Morse Theatre, 1328 W. Morse, 773-654-5100, themorse.com, $35.

Myles Hayes Quintet a 9 PM, Pete Miller's Seafood & Prime Steak, 1557 Sherman, Evanston, 847-328-0399, petemillers.com.F

DJ Tony Healy a 8 PM, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln, 773-549-5549, elboroomchicago.com, $65.

Hector Hot Mix, Rico Suave, DJ Focus a 8 PM, Alhambra Palace, 1240 W. Randolph, 312-666-9555, alhambrapalacerestaurant.com, $35.

Holy Fuck, Aleks & the Drummer, Unique Chique a 10 PM, Subterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, subt.net, $30.

DJ Homicide, C+C Music Factory with Freedom Williams, DJ Flipside, Billy the Kid, DJ KJ a 9 PM, Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan, 312-226-6990 or 866-468-3401, chicagohilton.com, $155.

Hum, the Life and Times, Dianogah a 10 PM, Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, doubledoor.com, sold out.

DJ Ice a 9:30 PM, Hard Rock Hotel, 230 N. Michigan, 312-345-1000 or 312-642-5097, hardrockhotelchicago.com, $125.

Jay Reatard, Miss Alex White & Francis, Yolks, DJ Robert Q a 10 PM, Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, emptybottle.com, $25.

Jimmy Johnson a 9:30 PM, B.L.U.E.S., 2519 N. Halsted, 773-528-1012, chicagobluesbar.com, $25.

Just Infinite, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section a 10 PM, Morseland, 1218 W. Morse, 773-764-8900, morseland.com, $10.

Justice (DJ set), So Me, Peanut Butter Wolf, Hey Champ, Home Video, Willy Joy, Zebo, Dark Wave Disco DJs, the Glamour, Skyler, Bearries a 7 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-276-1043, congresschicago.com, $60, 17+.

DJs Kalendr & Dino G a 8 PM, Spy Bar, 646 N. Franklin, 312-587-8779, www.spybarchicago.com, $80.

Becca Kaufman Band a 8 PM, FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn, 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212, fitzgeraldsnightclub.com, $20.

Lawrence Arms, Methadones, Arrivals, Copyrights, Off With Their Heads a 8 PM, Reggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, reggieslive.com/rockclub, $40, $35 in advance.

DJ Lego with Joe Rendon & Greg Ward a 9 PM, Darkroom, 2210 W. Chicago, 773-276-1411, darkroombar.com, $100, $75 in advance.

Sharon Lewis a 9:30 PM, Nick's, 1516 N. Milwaukee, 773-252-1155, nicksbeergarden.com.F

Local H, Sybris, Office a 8 PM, Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 312-666-6775 or 866-468-3401, bottomlounge.com, $40, $35 in advance.

Ava Logan Quartet a 6 and 10 PM, Pops for Champagne, 601 N. State, 312-266-7677, popsforchampagne.com, $30-$65.

Long Gone Lonesome Boys, Sophia Wolff a 10 PM, Horseshoe, 4115 N. Lincoln, 773-248-1366, myspace.com/horseshoechicago, $10.

Lovehammers, Dot Dot Dot, Bumpus a 8 PM, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, 9300 W. Bryn Mawr, Rosemont, 800-233-1234 or 312-559-1212, ohare.hyatt.com, $49.

Magic Slim & the Teardrops, John Primer a 9 PM, Buddy Guy's Legends, 754 S. Wabash, 312-427-0333, buddyguys.com, $25.

Eric McCabe Band with Uncle Felix Reyes a 9 PM, Duke's Bar, 6920 N. Glenwood, 773-764-2826.F

Holly McGuire Quartet a 8 PM, Philander's Oak Park, 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park, 708-848-4250, carletonhotel.com/philanders.asp.F

Mudflapps, Will Wandering a 9 PM, Red Line Tap, 7006 N. Glenwood, 773-274-5463, heartlandcafe.com/rl_index.htm.F

New Philharmonic Orchestra a 8:15 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell, Glen Ellyn, 630-942-4000, cod.edu/ArtsCntr, $60.

Sean O' Donnell a 7:30 PM, Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest, 708-687-9323, chicagogaelicpark.org, $65.

Rick Parma a 7 PM, Close Up 2, 416 S. Clark, 312-385-1111, closeup2jazz.com, $50-$75.

DJ Pascale, DJ 33 1/3 a 9 PM, Betty's Blue Star Lounge, 1600 W. Grand, 312-243-1699, bettysbluestarlounge.com, $65, $50 in advance.

Picante a 7 PM, Uncommon Ground on Devon, 1401 W. Devon, 773-465-9801, uncommonground.com, $50.

Polkaholics a 8 PM, DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western, 773-561-9181, dankhaus.com, $4.99.

Roommate, BRC, Jeekoos, Mnml.Efrt a 9 PM, Lava, 1270 N. Milwaukee, 773-342-5282, $12, $10 in advance.

Rumrunners a 9 PM, Joe's, 940 W. Weed, 312-337-3486 or 312-559-1212, $110.

DJs David Sabat & Craig Alexander a 9 PM, Cuatro, 2030 S. Wabash, 312-842-8856, $20.

Sarah & the Tall Boys a 7 PM, Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark, 773-929-3680, uncommonground.com, $50.

The Sea and Cake a 10 PM, Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, schubas.com, $40.

16 Candles a 9 PM, Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith, Palatine, 847-358-9150, durtynellies.com, $70.

Tight Phantomz, Cougars a 9 PM, Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western, 773-276-9730, quenchers.com, $10.

Too Kool Chris, DJ Markski, DJ Caffeine a 8 PM, Sound-Bar, 226 W. Ontario, 312-787-4480, sound-bar.com, $65.

Tributosaurus becomes Led Zeppelin a 9 PM, Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, martyrslive.com, $30.

Tula, Mr. Blotto a 8 PM, Kinetic Playground, 1113 W. Lawrence, 773-769-5483, thekineticplayground.com, $25.

U & I Band, DJ Swanky & DJ Phantom a 10 PM, Wild Hare, 3530 N. Clark, 773-327-4273, wildharemusic.com, $20.

Umphrey's McGee with Koko Taylor and a special musical surprise, DJ Loo Dooben a 8:30 PM, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress, 312-902-1500, auditoriumtheatre.org, $65-$75.

Walk This Way vs. Gutterbutter, VJ Brunerd a 9 PM, Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 773-227-4433 or 866-468-3401, hideoutchicago.com, $20.

Wedding Banned a 10 PM, Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison, 773-327-1662, cubbybear.com, $25.

Saalik Ziyad & the 5 After 7 Project with AACM special guests a 9:30 PM, Velvet Lounge, 67 E. Cermak, 312-791-9050, velvetlounge.net, $20.

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