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Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

FRED ARMISEN Y SU MENSAJE DE CARACAS perform at the museum's "First Fridays" reception. Next Friday, February 5, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

CATH CARROLL BAND Next Saturday, February 6, 5 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS with Public Announcement, Youth Edition, Twista, Frank Paul, Patricia Barber, Funkadesi, Devon Brown, Doggie, Kelly Rankin, Malik Yusef, Belizean Vibes, Tony Roger, Mingo Valentino, Dansika, Mercenaries, Vashawn Mitchell & New Image Choral, Lindsey Sharer & Blackjack, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers & others. Next Sunday, February 7, 5 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 773-252-5400, 312-427-0266, or 312-559-1212.

RALPH COVERT & ROB NEWHOUSE Free concert; birthday tribute to Graham Nash. Tuesday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

FELIX & THE CATS Saturday, 7:30 PM, Norris Theatre, Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham, Saint Charles. 630-584-7200, ext. 10.

FULL MOON VAUDEVILLE Cabaret concert with Maestro Subgum & the Whole, monologist Cheryl Trykv, Jenny Magnus & the Clothes Sisters, dancer Bob Eisen, comedian Mark Comiskey, pianist Michael Greenberg & bassist Tatsu Aoki, Diane Izzo, and others. Saturday, 8 PM, theater, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

DAVID GRUBBS & MATS GUSTAFSSON Friday, 7:30 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph. 312-744-6630.

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Horizon, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

DIANE IZZO performs as part of FullMoon Vaudeville. Saturday, 8 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

J.B. PARIAHS perform "Dubliners in Song: Portrait of a Town by the Liffey" at the Musicality of Poetry Festival. Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 773-296-1108.

JON LANGFORD & SKULL ORCHARD Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

AMY LOWE Free performance in the cafe. Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-4313.

AL ROSE Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

ALAN SALTZMAN Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

SMOG See Spot Check. Friday, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

GRANT TENNISSON Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

SALLY TIMMS Black Sabbath tribute concert. Next Friday, February 5, 7 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

UNDERWATER PEOPLE perform at the Junior League of Chicago's 1999 Winter Soiree. Saturday, 9 PM, seventh floor, Marshall Field's, 111 N. State. 312-664-4462.

VIRUS X & LEROI BACH with poet Avery Young perform a birthday tribute to Langston Hughes. Monday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Friday, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. Saturday, 9 PM, Twelve Tone Row, John Henry's Train. Next Saturday, February 6, 9 PM, Strain Busy Sky. 773-478-4408.

ADAGIO 923 W. Weed: Restaurant with music at 10:30 PM. Saturdays, Bandoleros. Thursdays, Smilin' Dave & Donny Greco. 312-787-0400.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Brian. Thursdays, DJ Laura B. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Andrew. 773-348-5100.

ANDROMEDAS 1860 N. Elston: DJs spin in four rooms after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays. 773-489-0600.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing. 773-227-6859.

AURA 636 N. Dearborn: DJs spin after 9 PM Thursdays through Sundays. 312-266-2872.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Friday, Sue McClelland. Next Friday, February 5, Marion St. John. 847-332-1116.

BEAN SCENE COFFEE HOUSE 2014 W. Wilson, Batavia: Music after 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Friday, Mighty Joe Beatty. Saturday, Pocket Change. 630-406-7740.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Milhous, J-200, Kingsize. Saturday, Kiss & Ride, Differents, Milligrams, Brave Last Days. Tuesday, Phyllis Marconi, Carol Robinson, Kari Nelson, Kathy Younger. Thursday, Deana's House, Minimum Wrage. Next Friday, February 5, Linus, Middle 8, Bondo. Next Saturday, February 6, Picture Esquire, Honey, Lackluster. 773-281-4444.

BELLAGIO 646 N. Franklin: DJ Dagwood Hicks spins disco and funk after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. DJ Martin "Boogieman" Luna spins Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 9 PM. Sundays, noon and 2 PM, "Brunch With the King" with Mark Hussman & Amy Hohiner (Elvis tribute show). 312-397-0770.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: "DJ/VJs" play dance music Tuesdays through Sundays after 5 PM and Mondays after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Greg Haus. Saturdays and Sunday, DJ Dion. Mondays, DJ Laura Masura. Tuesdays, DJ Ralph Rosario. Thursdays, DJ Michael Serafini. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ JC (no cover). Wednesdays, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Chasm, Degeneration, Palookas. Saturday, Adam & the Antz, Spiveys. Sunday, Mike Gaughan, Apes, Peter & Brendan, Shitty Pickens. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and Tuesdays through Thursdays. 773-235-9100.

BIGGS 1150 N. Dearborn: Music nightly after 8 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Burnell. Thursdays, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell. 312-787-0900.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BISTRO 1800 & MY BAR 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Fridays, 6 PM, pianist Michelle Greenberg. 847-492-3450.

BLUEBIRD LOUNGE 1637 N. Clybourn: Next Sunday, February 7, 9 PM, Crown Royals. 312-642-3449.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Saturday, Pete Special (no cover). 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Fabulous Wolftones. Saturday, Cosmic Brotherhood. Next Friday, February 5, Five Year Jacket. Next Saturday, February 6, Imagination Playground. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Butterfly McQueen. Saturday, Uncle John's Band. Next Friday, February 5, Dick Holiday & the Bamboo Gang. 773-528-0888.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Thursdays after 8 PM. 630-830-7200.

CAFE LUNA 1908 W. 103rd: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, 7 and 9:30 PM, Dubliners in Song. Wednesdays, open stage. 773-239-8990.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Saturdays, 6:30 PM, pianist & vocalist Billy Brade. 312-433-0025.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Wave. 847-524-9910.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM. 312-266-1200.

CLUB CAIE 1501 N. Dayton: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 312-335-8009.

CLUB FEVER 3201 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: DJs spin music nightly after 8 PM. 847-392-1954.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Sundays, DJ Vee spins new wave, mod, and ska. Mondays, DJ Jay. 773-489-0379.

CLUB 950 950 W. Wrightwood: DJs play dance music from Britain, continental Europe, and the U.S. after 9 PM. 773-929-8955.

CLUB 151 151 W. Ohio: DJs play music 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJ Dave Briton and guest DJs. 312-832-1110.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Millie & Tilly. Wednesdays, DJ Jordan Fields. Thursdays, DJ Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COFFEE CUP 119 W. Front, Wheaton: Cafe with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Friday, Second Hand Poets. 630-653-5110.

CONVENT 1529 W. Armitage: DJs spin music 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Mondays. 773-395-8660.

COPA 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays, DJs spin disco. 847-969-1602.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 PM-1:30 AM, pianist and singer Buddy Charles. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

COTTON CLUB 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 9 PM, DJ House. Tuesdays, 5 PM, "Afterwork Dusties" with DJs Bonnie DeShonge & John Monds. 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays, 6:30 PM Thursdays. No cover. Friday through Sunday, Lil' Brian & the Zydeco Travelers. Monday through next Sunday, February 7, Lil' Malcolm & the House Rockers. 847-520-4800.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Pulz-8. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Underwater People. Saturday, Bumpus, Knee Deep Shag. Next Friday, February 5, Mr. Blotto. Next Saturday, February 6, Maggie Speaks, Rhythm Tree. 773-327-1662.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Chaise Lounge and the Cabaret Room. Friday, 7 PM, Kathryn Payne; 8 PM, Gail Becker & Dan Stetzel; 9:30 PM, Michael McAssey; 10:30 PM, Ty Perry & Eric Svejcar. Saturday, 7 PM, Kathryn Payne; 8 PM, Patty Morabito & Dan Stetzel; 10 PM, Michael McAssey; 10:30 PM, Patty Morabito Quartet. Sundays, 8 PM, Kathryn Payne. Mondays, 8 PM, Eric Svejcar. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Mark Donaway & Dan Stetzel, Michael McAssey. Thursdays, 8 PM, Beckie Menzie; 9 PM, Michael McAssey. Next Friday, February 5, 7 PM, Kathryn Payne; 8 PM, Moonglow; 9:30 PM, Eric Svejcar; 10:30 PM, Steven Rader. Next Saturday, February 6, 7 PM, Kathryn Payne; 8 PM, Mary Monica Thomas; 10 PM, Michael McAssey; 10:30 PM, Todd Vitale. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: Music at 9:30 PM; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights; no cover. Sunday, DJ Chris Jern spins funk. Monday, DJ Chris Sim spins punk. Tuesday, DJs Kenny & Scot spin metal. Thursday, DJ Chris spins Northern Soul. 773-472-2771.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 PM, and Thursday, 7 PM, Four Man Acoustical Band. Sundays, 6 PM, and Monday and Tuesday, 7 PM, "dueling pianos" with Dave & Troy. 312-836-7870.

DOCK 5 1520 N. Fremont: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays. 312-458-0939.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Solar Tribe, Plume, 5 Mile Ceiling. Saturday, Sinead Lohan (see Spot Check), Push Stars. Sundays, 11 PM, Liquid Soul. Mondays, 10 PM, Blue Groove Lounge DJs spin. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJs spin downstairs in the Dirt Room. Thursday, Queens of the Stone Age (see Spot Check), Karma to Burn, Wicker Man. Next Friday, February 5, Robert Walker's 20th Congress, All Natural, Slip, DJ V. Next Saturday, February 6, Acumen Nation, Soil, Plastic Princess, Dent. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Uncle Milty. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJ Rob Thurmond. Sundays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Twilite Tone. 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Thursdays, 9 PM, Afrodisiacs. 312-733-7800.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Maggie Speaks, Butterside Down. Saturday, Big Babies. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Matt McBride. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Pat McCurdy. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Cats Under the Stars. Next Friday, February 5, Fabulous Janes. Next Saturday, February 6, Big Deal, Kampfire Kowboys. 847-358-9150.

DUSK 1000 N. Wood: Fridays, DJ Tim Ferret. Saturdays, DJ Alton & guests. Mondays, DJ Migz & guests. Wednesdays, DJ Polish Sausage. 773-292-1577.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Aidan & Kevin (no cover). 773-529-9879.

EAST BANK CLUB 500 N. Kingsbury: Music after 5:30 PM. Fridays, Bob Solone Trio. 312-527-5800.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 11 PM. Friday, Torben Floor, Maschina, Slithers. Saturday, 10 PM, Hank Marr Trio (see Critic's Choice; call 312-409-0099), Chris Greene & New Perspective. Sundays, Titus. Mondays, Lucky Boys Confusion. Tuesday, Omen Rainbow, Magical Attraction of Booty. Wednesdays, Scott Stenton Group. Thursdays, Swimmer. Next Saturday, February 6, Shaking Tree. 773-549-5549.

ELIXIR 325 N. Jefferson: DJs spin after 10:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Friday, 10 PM, DJs B-Noyz, Yogi, Aladdin & Kamran, Andre Harris. 312-258-0523.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Mr. Myers. Saturday, Billy Ray Valentine. Thursday, Rock Candy. Next Friday, February 5, the Blast. Next Saturday, February 6, Young Fathers. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Promise Ring, Alkaline Trio, Hangups. Saturday, Alan Licht & Darin Gray (see Critic's Choice), Town and Country, Sam Prekop. Sunday, 10 PM, Mountain Goats, Simon Joyner (see Critic's Choice). Monday, Tekulvi, Leisure Dynamics. Thursday, Company of Big Beats, Dirty Old Man River, Blood of the Dragon Orchestra. Next Friday, February 5, Cash Money, Freedom Fighters. Next Saturday, February 6, New Rob Robbies, Bouncing Balls, Lobstar. Next Sunday, February 7, "Sun Daze" with DJs Phantom 45, Ry-N, Aloe, Roki & Danny the Wildchild. 773-276-3600.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin music in the cabaret room nightly: Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 5 PM-5 AM; in Club X: Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Friday and Saturday, Flex Crew, DJ Daddy Lester. Sundays, Dub Dis (no cover). Mondays, Devon Brown, Doggie, Indika. Wednesdays, Indika. Thursdays, Dub Dis. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin music from 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-4 AM Saturdays. Sundays, DJ Jeff Moyer, Chris O'Connor & DJ Hazer. 773-395-2700.

FACACCIA'S 50 N. Spring, Elgin: Music after 9:30 PM. Next Saturday, February 6, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-695-2181.

FACES 223 W. Ontario: DJs spin Wednesdays after 9 PM, Thursdays through Saturdays after 8 PM, and Sundays after 7 PM. 312-440-3223.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Tuesday, 9 PM, Gareth Woods. 312-836-0066.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: Music at 7 PM. Friday, 7 PM, Damnation A.D., Extinction, Roundhouse, Spite. Saturday, 6 PM, Toucan Slam, Hysterics, Dorks, Dysfunctionals; 10 PM, Reo Speedealer, Like Hell, Callahan. Sunday, 5 PM, benefit for Food Not Bombs with Lazarus Plot, Ambition Mission, Andrea Dora, the Brokedowns. Tuesday, Astrid, Durian, Stillwell, Meridians Divide. Wednesday, Cross My Heart, Notaword, Wrong Button. Next Friday, February 5, 6 PM, First Grade Crush, Straight Legged Kick, Slackjaws, Crackerjacks. Next Saturday, February 6, 5 PM, Frontside, United Super Villains, Strength In Numbers, Five Fingers Half a Hand, Proceed With Caution, Contorted in Agony; 9 PM, Lo Magnifico, Small Wonder, Register, Super American Metal. Next Sunday, February 7, Buddy Revelles, Call It in the Air, At the Price of the Union. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Robbie Fulks, Tim Carroll. Wednesday, 8 PM, Midway Ramblers. Thursday, 9 PM, Guilty. Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, Beau Jocque & the Zydeco Hi-Rollers. Next Saturday, February 6, 10 PM, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Harsh St. Harsh. 773-348-6088.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Desi Brothers. Saturday, Only Sons. Next Friday, February 5, Moods. Next Saturday, February 6, the Business. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Bad Examples. Next Friday, February 5, Mount Pilot. Next Saturday, February 6, Robert Cornelius 7. 630-416-4898.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, percussionists Ya-Ya and Yamcouba perform while DJs spin. Saturdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña. Sundays, DJ Terry Hunter (doors open at 5 PM). Tuesdays, DJ Mark Grant & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Wednesdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña. Thursdays, DJ Wayne Williams. Next Saturday, February 6, 7 PM, benefit for Riksha magazine with Chika, I Was Born With Two Tongues, comedy troupe Stir Friday Night, and others; 9 PM, DJ Jesse de la Peña. 312-666-1695.

FUSION 3631 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 773-975-6622.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Whackers, Wax Buddha. Saturday, Dead Steel Mill, American Dream, Dale Young. Next Friday, February 5, Fallen Angels. Next Saturday, February 6, Snappy Simon. 773-489-5471.

GAMEKEEPERS 345 W. Armitage: Next Saturday, February 6, Jerry Sprague. 773-549-0400.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, musicians' showcase hosted by Kolette Stim. 773-262-5767.

GIORGIO'S BANQUETS 276 E. Irving Park, Wood Dale: Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM, members of Stage Right Dinner Theatre perform show tunes. 630-766-4626.

GRAND SLAM SPORTS BAR 620 S. Halsted, Chicago Heights: Next Saturday, February 6, 10 PM, Rico. 708-756-1700.

GROOVY 4660 W. 147th, Midlothian: DJs spin 70s disco and 80s retro dance music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Sundays. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, DJ Billygoat. 708-371-7272.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM. Friday, Voodoo Kings, Redstones. Saturday, Hillbillys From Space, Chicago Cajun Aces. Mondays, Gareth Woods. Wednesdays, Michael McDermott. Thursday, 9 PM, Telstar, Miga. Next Friday, February 5, Wombats, Negosian Band. Next Saturday, February 6, Nora Blue, Giant Step. 773-472-5139.

HARRIGAN'S 2816 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Jack Callahan. Tuesdays, open mike. Thursday, Matt Berger. Next Saturday, February 6, pianist Barry Brown. 773-248-5933.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Friday, F.M. Smith, Rob Bonaccorsi & Bob Garrett. Saturday, benefit for Nuclear Energy Info Service with Bad Cat. Sunday, Ellen Rosner, Zebulun, Toy, John Greenfield, and others. Thursday, Michael Kelsey. Next Friday, February 5, Blondes. Next Saturday, February 6, Trouser. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Saturday, 10 PM, Complacents, Spoon Benders. Wednesday, 10 PM, "Chicago's Finest Hour" with members of Mount Pilot, Muchacha, Joy Poppers, New Duncan Imperials. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Red Streaks. Saturday, Schwag. Next Friday, February 5, Billy Ray Valentine, Spreaders. Next Saturday, February 6, Lightning & Thunder. 773-929-0944.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1471 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin from 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Fig Production DJs spin "Polynesian surf lounge" music. 773-486-0686.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Ready or Not, DJ Myke Wade. 773-271-4711.

HOPCATS BREWING CO. 2354 N. Clybourn: Music in the Topcat Lounge at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Steven. 773-868-4461.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wednesday, 8 PM, Motion Poets. Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, Mantuila Nyomo. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, 10,000 Maniacs. Tuesday, F.O.S., Freebase, the Buzz. Wednesday, Cathy Richardson Band, Cartoon Gypsy, Java, A Modern Joy. Thursday, 7 PM, Kid Rock, Capstone. Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, Teena Marie. Next Saturday, February 6, War. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 9 PM-1 AM, Paul Anton. Mondays, 5-9 PM, Jonathan Menchen; 9 PM-1 AM, Larry Hanks. 312-640-0999.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 8 PM, songwriter showcase. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

INTA'S 308 W. Erie: DJs spin Saturday nights. 312-664-6595.

IVAN'S 3358 N. Ashland: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 773-525-2140.

EL JARDIN FIESTA CANTINA 3407 N. Clark: music after 8 PM. DJs spin dance music Fridays and Saturdays; salsa and merengue Thursdays. 773-327-4646.

JAVA JO'S ACOUSTIC COFFEEHOUSE 3700 N. Halsted: Cafe with music and comedy at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Jeff Vezain. Saturday, 9 PM, Big Breakfast Band, Peter Joly. Mondays, open stage. Thursdays, Bryter. Next Friday, February 5, 9 PM, Linda M. Smith. 773-528-3700.

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

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Friday, Something for Joey, Tim Mahoney & the Meanies. Saturday, Hello Dave, Then Again. Wednesdays, Afrodisiacs. Next Friday, February 5, Michelanjelo. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Saturday, Chance. 630-752-2000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin Fridays after 9 PM and Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Slick Lick. 773-477-3330.

JUB JUB CLUB 2447 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Saturdays, DJ Polish Sausage. Wednesdays, DJ Kinky Tuscadero. 773-665-7557.

KARMA 318 W. Grand: DJs spin dance music after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Saturday, DJ Mark Picchiotti. 312-321-1331.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin acid jazz, trip-hop, and old school. Wednesdays, DJ Gonz. 312-337-4040.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Domestic Problems. Saturday, Lightning & Thunder. Next Friday, February 5, Mini Reubens. Next Saturday, February 6, Then Again. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJ Teddy spins Thursdays through Sundays after 8 PM. 312-337-2583.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. 773-665-1110.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Mighty Joe. 708-388-6755.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln Ave: Mondays, 8-10 PM, Windy City Jammers. 773-248-1820.

LIQUID KITTY 1805 W. Division: DJs spin after 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays and 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. 773-489-2700.

LOBBY BAR Whitehall Hotel, 105 E. Delaware: Mondays through Fridays, 4-8 PM, pianist Mikel A. Murphy. 312-944-6300.

LOBBY BAR Marriott Schaumburg Hotel, 50 Martingale, Schaumburg: Tuesdays, 4-8 PM, pianist Kathie Nicolet. 847-240-0100.

LOBBY COURT Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 W. Wacker: Music from 5-9 PM weekends, 5:30-10:30 PM weeknights. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Gwen Pippin. Sundays, Amy Cole & Don Walker. 312-372-7200.

LOUNGE AX 2438 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, New Duncan Imperials, Johnny L. Saturday, Mustache, Baltimores, Rock Star Club. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tuesday, Tav Falco's Panther Burns, Goblins. Wednesday and Thursday, "Thax's All Bass Show." Next Friday, February 5, David Boykin Outet, Jim Baker with Michael Zerang & Fred Lonberg-Holm, Town and Country, TV Pow. Next Saturday, February 6, Pulsars. 773-525-6620.

LYON'S KNIGHT LIFE 4447 S. Lawndale, Lyons: Friday, Scrawl. Tuesdays, open mike. 708-447-9874.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Friday, 10 PM, Smitty Situation. Saturday, 10 PM, Plugged. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Strain Busy Sky (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, Not the Beatles. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Herd Thinners (no cover). Next Friday, February 5, Dorian Taj, Convulsions. Next Saturday, February 6, Ethyline. 773-871-3757.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Mark Grant & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Saturdays, DJs Jevon Jackson & Mel Hammond. Mondays, DJs Phantom 45, Justin Tewn, Hunter A.D. & PNS. Tuesdays, DJ Oscar McMillan. Wednesdays, Bandoleros, DJ Mel Hammond. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 E. Butterfield, Lombard: Music after 6 PM Tuesdays and 5 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Sundays, Tom Lynsk. Mondays, Marcus Anthony. Tuesdays, Stan Karcz. Wednesdays, Tom Lynsk. 630-573-1010.

MAGOO'S UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Friday, Honeybee Swing. Sunday, DJs Jeff & Anton. Wednesday, Jel & the Honeyset. Thursday, Cads. 773-327-2739.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin nightly at midnight. 773-975-9244.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Brother 6, Jukebox Gigolos. Saturday, Rico, Todd Harold Band. Tuesdays, Dark Star Orchestra (Grateful Dead cover band). Wednesday, Slim Diggins. Thursday, Big C Jamboree. Next Saturday, February 6, Jamestown, Big Ass Truck. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 6:30 PM, Dovetail Joint, Menthol, Made to Fade. Saturday, 10 PM, Sloan, Deadly Snakes, Elizabeth Elmore. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Flys, Cutters, .22, Buddy Revelles. Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, Sarge, Angie Heaton, Wolfie, Sugarbuzz. Next Saturday, February 6, 6:30 PM, GBH, Against All Authority, Billyclub. 773-549-0203.

MINT 820 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Migz & Dryb. Saturdays, DJ Andre Harris, DJs Chris Walsh & Chad Sommer. Wednesdays, DJ Mark Grant. Thursdays, DJ Jevon Jackson & percussionist Leddie Garcia. 312-492-6468.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays. 847-488-0320.

MONKEY BUSINESS 1750 Hintz, Wheeling: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Michael Austin Band. Next Saturday, February 6, Hi-Infidelity. 847-577-4520.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR 6727 Olmsted, Edison Park: DJs spin dance music Thursdays after 10 PM. 773-631-1223.

MORSELAND MUSIC ROOM 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM. Friday, Rebecca's Statue, Deja Voodoo. Saturday, Viery Peel, Wax Poetic, Seven Four Slide. Sundays, DJ Leyva. Mondays, DJs C Funk & Jaybiz. Tuesdays, 8 PM, musicians accompany the "Curiously Strong Machine Gun Haiku Slam" hosted by Noam Paco-Gaster; music open mike follows at 9 PM. Next Friday, February 5, 03. Next Saturday, February 6, Nine Degrees, Tokyo Expando. 773-764-6401.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 8 PM, "home recording" showcase (public may bring in music). Wednesdays, DJs spin "rare and unusual" records. 773-728-5010.

905 CLUB 9055 N. Milwaukee, Niles: DJs spin music Thursdays through Saturdays after 9 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Gus Babalis. 847-470-1700.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, DJ Tank Boy. Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, DJ Shon Dervis (no cover). Next Friday, February 5, Brother Brother. Next Saturday, February 6, Pelvic Delta. Next Sunday, February 7, DJs Tankboy & Johnny Walker. 773-489-0011.

BAR 3343 N. Clark: Sundays, 10 PM, reggae, hip-hop, and house music with DJs from Garden Foundation, Rust Crew, and Soul Foundation. 773-665-7300.

O'LEARY'S SPORTS BAR 345 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Friday, Flapjacks. Saturday, Five Guys Named Moe. Next Friday, February 5, Mr. Myers. Next Saturday, February 6, Evolution Band. 847-963-0669.

OKNO 1332 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant with DJs after 7:30 PM nightly; no cover. 773-395-1313.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches. Saturdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches; 9 PM, Toni Moore Trio. Sundays through Thursdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Melissa Anderson. 312-787-2200.

PAPA'S PUB 77 N. Main, Manteno: Saturday, Dancing Noodles. 815-468-6666.

PETE MILLER'S STEAK HOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Casolando. 847-328-0399.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Stockboy, Firebug, Thistle. Wednesday, Creepy D. Next Saturday, February 6, Chuck Cox Band. Next Sunday, February 7, Mark Tatara. 773-486-9862.

PLUSH 2242 N. Lincoln: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Richie King. 773-404-9961.

POLLY ESTHER'S 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Thursday, February 4, DJ Ryan Norsworthy spins Prince. 312-664-0777.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Garden Foundation & Rust Crew DJs spin hip-hop (no cover). 773-252-7767.

POP'S SPORTS BAR 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Friday, Only Sons. Saturday, Kato the Houseboy. Next Friday, February 5, Chance. Next Saturday, February 6, Animation (Rush tribute band). 630-924-9368.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, Jesse Scinto & the Dignitaries. 847-266-1313.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, hip-hop, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Saturdays, and Wednesdays. Fridays, DJs Little John & Psycho Bitch. Saturdays, DJs Little John & Mike Pierce. Mondays, DJs Mike Grant & Lego. Wednesdays, DJ Steve Maestro & DJ Spin. Thursdays, DJ Abe, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. 773-278-1009.

REDFISH Voodoo Lounge, 400 N. State: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Friday, Fabulous Fish Heads. Saturday, One. Next Friday, February 5, Airtight. 312-467-1600.

REDHEAD 42 E. Superior: Music after 5 PM nightly upstairs in the Manor Cabaret; Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, DJ Bobby C spins dance music downstairs in the club after 8 PM. Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, Gary Filip. Saturdays and Mondays, David DeCosta & the Goodfellas Trio. 312-787-2600.

RHUMBA 3631 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, Bandito de Amor. 773-975-2345.

RILEY'S ROCK HOUSE 110 N. Lake, Aurora: Music after 10 PM. Next Saturday, February 6, Frizzy Lid. 630-896-1031.

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays and Saturdays. Tuesdays, DJ Derrick Kyles & others. 312-440-0535.

ROBY'S 1944 W. Division: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, I Love Rich, Grand Theft Auto, Wicker Man. Saturday, Segue, Seamus. Monday, Version: Sound, DJ U-Sheen, DJ Language & others. Tuesdays, Company of Big Beats. 773-252-9250.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Full Tilt, Zen Merchants. 630-543-3101.

ROSARIO'S RESTAURANT 5956 W. Higgins: Music after 7 PM. Fridays through Sundays, Mix Band. 773-775-7525.

ROSCOE'S 3356 N. Halsted: DJs/VJs spin after 9 PM nightly. 773-281-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Saturday, 10 PM, Dolly Varden, Sindacato. Mondays, 9 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Tuesday, 10 PM, Rockin' Billy & His Wild Coyotes. Wednesday, 9 PM, Lackluster, System & Station. Thursday, 9 PM, Drazy Hoops, Aleutian. Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, John P. Strohm, United States Three, Lola. Next Saturday, February 6, 8 PM, Grey Eye Glances; 10:30 PM, Blacks, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys. Next Sunday, February 7, 8 PM, Lauren Brombert. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Saturday, Blind Roosevelts. Next Saturday, February 6, Mr. Myers. 630-372-2900.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music at 7 PM; no cover. Next Sunday, February 7, Jon Gram & Arthur Lee. 312-527-2722.

SIDELINES GRILL 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Jason Berger & Chris Gangi. 773-528-7569.

SINIBAR 464 N. Halsted: DJs Joshua Taylor & Fathom spin nightly. Wednesdays, DJ Benjamin Greene. 312-226-6092.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Middle 8. Thursdays, Unplugged. Next Friday, February 5, Bad. 847-991-2150.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Friday, Mark Farina, Tom Pazen. Saturday, 9 PM, Lemon D & Dillinja, Ryn. Sundays, DJs Jesse Spencer & Brian Borden. Mondays, Dave Roberts. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesdays, Dayhota & Colette. Thursdays, DJs Lego, Boo Williams, Glenn Underground. Next Sunday, February 7, Siah & Yeshua Dapoed, Ming & FS, Sole & JC. 773-549-4140.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 8:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM nightly. Fridays, DJ Freddie Bain. Saturdays and Wednesdays, DJ Jim Belanger. Tuesdays, DJ Michael Serafini. Thursdays, DJs Little Al & Steve Farias spin "industrial goth" music. 773-327-7711.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin after 10 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Maurice Joshua & Ron Carroll. Wednesdays, DJ Andre Harris. Thursdays, DJ Earl Pleasure. 312-587-7657.

STAR DUST COSMOPOLITAN ROOM 440 N. Halsted: DJs play dance music after 9:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 312-421-4686.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs cabaret room; no cover. Saturday, Johnny Socko, Nubile Thangs, Run For Your Life, DJ Chuck Wren. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Listening Room DJs spin. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, DJs Ar-Tek, Verb, Horse & Mary Jane. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, International Pimps of Mystery. Next Friday, February 5, Van Go, Uniform. 773-278-6600.

SYNERGY II 243 W. Roosevelt, West Chicago: Friday, 9 PM, Poppin' Mollies. 630-231-6000.

T.J.'S BAR & GRILL 222 W. Maple, New Lenox: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ken Qualter. 815-485-6613.

A TASTE OF HEAVEN 1702 W. Foster: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Eileen Censotti. 773-989-0151.

TD'S BAR & GRILL 2434 W. Montrose: Music after 9 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. 773-478-3714.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJs Bob & Vu. 773-227-4906.

THURSTON'S 1248 W. George: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Aquamarble, URT, Egostatic. Saturday, Rufus Pablo, I Decline, Baby Jesus' Big Wheel, ILL Route. Tuesdays, DJs Jevon Jackson, Flip & Silver. Wednesday, 8:30 PM, Piles, Bram. Thursday, Omegamen, Crime, Ballistic Edna. Next Friday, February 5, Rev Luv, Running Mad, Grain. Next Saturday, February 6, Medicine Ball, Infraction, Hydrostatic Union, Globus. 773-472-6900.

TOULOUSE COGNAC BAR 2140 N. Lincoln Park West: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Mondays, 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Carole March & Joe Vito. Tuesday through next Saturday, February 6, Audrey Morris. 773-665-9071.

TWO RIVERS SPORTS 370 N. Naperville, Bolingbrook: Next Saturday, February 6, Howard & the White Boys. 630-759-2677.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Saturday, 8 PM, Miga. Wednesdays, Donna Adler hosts the C.H.A.T. music showcase. Next Friday, February 5, Cow Lily. Next Saturday, February 6, Justin Roberts & Liam Davis. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM-1 AM, Desiree. Mondays, 10 PM-1 AM, Frankie Keane Band. 312-266-7761.

VON MAUR Yorktown Shopping Center, Butterfield and Highland, Lombard: Saturdays, 10 AM-1 PM, pianist Kathie Nicolet. 630-953-8181.

VOYEUR 1511:::2 W. Ohio: DJs spin after 10 PM. Friday, Miguel Escobar & David Herbert, Benjamin Green & Eric Ross. Saturdays, DJs Scott Sterling & Colette. Thursdays, DJ Lego. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Generations. Saturday, Fitz & the Celts. Tuesday, Hello Dave. Wednesday, Jeff Jacobs with members of Brother Brother & Liquid Soul. Next Friday, February 5, One Chance House. Next Saturday, February 6, the Ride. 773-929-1300.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Rico. Next Friday, February 5, Big Breakfast. 312-943-7815.

WELLINGTON'S 2121 S. Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights: Restaurant and lounge. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Sheldon & Ricky Taylor. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Carmen Menna. 847-439-6610.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: No cover. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Bayard Lancaster & Kewuoya. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Kewuoya, Ron Blackwell & Theo Reed. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, drum circle hosted by Kewuoya. 312-396-9426.

WHIRLYBALL 1880 W. Fullerton: Pickup games daily; live music Saturdays after 10 PM. 773-486-7777.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 and 11:45 PM. Friday, Baaro. Saturday, Charles Cameron, Michael Black, Gulli Banque. Sundays, reggae jam with Gizzae. Tuesday, Dub Dis, Kelly Rankin. Wednesday, Carl Brown & the Solid Gold International Band. Thursday, Ban Band. 773-327-4273.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Head First. 773-271-0401.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Wednesdays, 9 PM, acoustic jam with Jorge Piza. 773-549-4949.

YVETTE WINTERGARDEN 311 S. Wacker: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Jim Sellers Trio. Mondays and Tuesdays, 5 PM, pianist Bob Moreen. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 PM, pianist Jim Sellers. 312-408-1242.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Piano bar; music at 9 PM. Mondays, 8 PM, Ruth Allen. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tom Oman. 312-642-5140.

folk & country

concerts

ALTAN Benefit for the Rock River Valley Pantry, the Humane Society of Winnebago County, and Forest Glen Concert Series. Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Midway Theatre, 721 E. State, Rockford. 815-968-5222.

BURREN CEILI BAND Traditional Irish social dance; no cover. Next Friday, February 5, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

CHICAGO BLUEGRASS BAND Free in-store performance. Friday, 7 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 203 A 205 Waukegan, Lake Bluff. 847-283-0592.

GUY CLARK & BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN Saturday, 8 PM, mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DIAMOND RIO, BILLY DEAN Saturday, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 219-836-0525.

TOM DUNDEE Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 W. Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

DAVID DUNNE & BLACKWATER Free concert. Saturday, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

FRIEDLANDER & HALL Free in-store performances. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-4313.

ROBBIE FULKS Free concert; birthday tribute to Clint Black. Thursday, February 4, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

SARA HICKMAN & TISH HINOJOSA, KELLY KESSLER Next Saturday, February 6, 8 and 10:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

DENNIS KAMAKAHI, CYRIL PAHINUI & GEORGE KAHUMOKU Hawaiian slack key masters perform. Next Sunday, February 7, 4 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JORMA KAUKONEN, ROBERT JONES See Critic's Choice. Saturday, 8 and 10:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KATHLEEN KEANE & PETER BRADY Free concert. Friday, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

LEE MURDOCK Benefit for the Kaneville Historical Society. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Kaneville Community Center, Main St. at Harter Rd., Kaneville. 630-557-2742.

NAPPER TANDY Free concerts. Friday, Saturday, and next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, 9:30 PM, Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest. 708-687-9323.

JIM POST Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Governors Hwy. and Stuenkel Rd., University Park. 708-235-2222 or 312-902-1500.

PETE SEEGER with Ella Jenkins, Matt Jones, Charlie King, Pat Humphries, Voices, El Mitote, Dave Martin, and others. Friday, 8 PM, auditorium, People's Church (Preston Bradley Center), 941 W. Lawrence. 630-268-8639.

ROBERT SIMS sings spirituals in a free concert. Sunday, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

39TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

VELVET GREEN Free concert. Next Saturday, February 6, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music. Sundays, 8 PM, Irish jam session. Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, 8 PM, acoustic open stage hosted by Mark Zeus. Thursday, 9 PM, Gareth Woods. 773-478-4408.

AUGENBLICK 3907 N. Damen: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, traditional Irish music. 773-929-0994.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Brushfire. Thursdays, Chicago Bluegrass Band. 847-332-1116.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country music at 9:30 PM; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays in the Boot Bar. 630-830-7200.

CAFE LUNA 1908 W. 103rd: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Saturday, 7 and 9:30 PM, "Dubliners in Song: Portrait of a Town by the Liffey." Wednesdays, open stage. 773-239-8990.

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

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Sundays, 5 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

COFFEE CUP 119 W. Front, Wheaton: Cafe with music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Frank Michaels. 630-653-5110.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: No cover. Wednesdays, Bloodshot Records DJs Nan & Rob spin country music. 773-472-2771.

DUMAS WALKER'S BBQ PIT & FISH SHACK 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: DJs spin country music Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-593-2200.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Saturdays and Thursdays, 9 PM, Celtic bands perform. 773-529-9879.

EDELWEISS 7650 W. Irving Park, Norridge: Traditional German and popular American music after 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 708-452-6040.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8 PM. Thursday, February 4, On the Mainline. 630-916-6242.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sundays, 3 PM, Holy Hour House Band. Tuesday, 9 PM, members of Muck Brothers. 312-836-0066.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesday, 7:30 PM, "Rhythm & Rhyme Revue" with Chris Kaye, the What. 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, L.J. Slavin. Next Saturday, February 6, Friedlander & Hall. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Jeff Sealy. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. 773-489-5471.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Saturday, Hillbillys From Space, Chicago Cajun Aces. 773-472-5139.

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

HEALY'S WESTSIDE 7217 W. Madison, Forest Park: Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Irish session hosted by Terry Healy. 708-366-4277.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thursday, February 4, 9 PM, "Honkeytonk Living Room" with Riptones, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys. 773-227-4433.

HOPCATS BREWING CO. 2354 N. Clybourn: Music in the Topcat Lounge at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band. 773-868-4461.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 8 PM, Songwriter Showcase. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Smokin' Shamrocks of County Cook. 773-935-6669.

JAKO'S 4300 N. Lincoln: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Ben Porter & Jordan Mummer. 773-478-4110.

JAVA JO'S ACOUSTIC COFFEEHOUSE 3700 N. Halsted: Cafe with music and comedy; no cover. Mondays, 8 PM, open stage. Next Saturday, February 6, 9 PM, Libby. 773-528-3700.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Hinsdale: Sundays, 1 PM, Dec & Siobhan. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Irish session. 630-325-3732.

LAKEVIEW LOUNGE 5110 N. Broadway: No cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, Nightwatch. 773-769-0994.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Irish session with Eileen McLane & David James. 708-388-6755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Monday, 9 PM, Wilding (no cover). 773-404-9494.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Next Saturday, February 6, Andi & I. 847-940-7134.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Next Saturday, February 6, 8 PM, Grey Eye Glances. 773-525-2508.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Friday, Kevin Mulvenna. Next Friday, February 5, Firehouse String Band. 630-969-9720.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Wednesdays, 8-10:30 PM, John Lawler. Thursdays, 7:30-10 PM, Patty McCulla. 312-266-7761.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Matt & Peter. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

DEBORAH ROSS in a free concert. Monday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 33 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CORKY SIEGEL'S CHAMBER BLUES Free concert in the cafe. Next Friday, February 5, 6 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-642-6805.

ART BAR 215 W. Chicago: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Lindsey Alexander. 312-664-6500.

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

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 8 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Chicago R&B Kings. Saturday, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. Tuesdays, 8 PM, jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesday, Hoodoo Man Band (no cover). Thursday, Michael Coleman (no cover). Next Friday, February 5, Jimmy Johnson. Next Saturday, February 6, Smokin' Joe Kubek. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Monday, Lindsey Alexander Band. Tuesday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Wednesday, Chico Banks Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Willie Kent & the Gents. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Alan Batts Band with Liz Mandville-Greeson. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tuesdays, Alan Batts Band with Liz Mandville-Greeson. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Jimmy Johnson with Big Time Sarah. Sunday, Bel-Airs. Monday, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. Wednesday, blues jam hosted by Rodney Brown. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Masheen Company with Chick Rodgers. 773-528-1012.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Friday, Sugar Blue (no coVEr). 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesdays, open jam with Pinball Junkies & Brother John. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Buddy Guy, Joe Moss. Saturday, Buddy Guy, Phil Guy. Sunday, Carl Weathersby. Monday, blues jam hosted by Frank Bang. Tuesday, "best unsigned blues band competition." Wednesday, Nick Moss & the Flip Tops. Thursday, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang. Next Friday, February 5, 5:30 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9:30 PM, Smokin' Joe Kubek, Anthony Gomes Band. Next Saturday, February 6, 10 PM, Beau Jocque, Lynne Jordan. Next Sunday, February 7, Carl Weathersby. 312-427-0333.

CAFE PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Friday, 8:30 PM, Pat Smillie. 312-243-3600.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sunday and Monday, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM. Next Saturday, February 6, Dawn O'Keefe Williams Band. 847-524-9910.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Thursdays, 9 PM, Phil Baron's Jump City (swing dance lessons begin at 7:30 PM). 630-513-0074.

COTTON CLUB 1710 S. Michigan: Sundays, 5-10 PM, blues open mike. 312-341-9787.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Sundays, 10:30 AM, Gospel Supremes. 312-836-7870.

5105 CLUB 5105 W. North: Sundays, 8 PM, Tail Dragger & Rockin' Johnny. 773-237-9490.

50 YARD LINE 14720 S. Halsted, Harvey: Mondays, 6 PM, DJ Herb Kent; 8 PM, blues showcase with Ken Allison and Bruce Thompson, hosted by Elizabeth Street. 708-339-5050.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Saturday, 10 PM, Lonnie Brooks. 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Chip Ratliff's Rhythm Lounge. Thursday, Scrawl. Next Saturday, February 6, Keith Scott. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Thursday, February 4, Geneva Red. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Mississippi Heat. 630-416-4898.

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

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Saturday, 10 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARBOR LOUNGE 3207 Guthrie, East Chicago, Indiana: Wednesdays, 10 PM-3 AM, Vance Kelly & Gaylord. 219-397-6378.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Pistol Pete. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Jon McDonald Band. Next Saturday, February 6, 9:30 PM, Kax & the Blacklight Show. 708-484-3610.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music in the restaurant at 10:30 PM Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM weeknights. Saturday, 9 PM, Koko Taylor & Her Blues Machine, Kinsey Report. Sunday, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch with Endowed; 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, Peter Dames. 312-640-0999.

J.J. KELLEY'S 2445 Bernice, Lansing: Saturday, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 708-474-9977.

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. Friday and Saturday, Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues. 312-670-2473.

JERRY'S NIGHTLIFE 12303 S. Halsted: Fridays, 10 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band. 773-821-1427.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand: Restaurant with music at 6 PM. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Friday, J.B. Ritchie Band. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Carl Weathersby, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers with Kid Dynamite, Detroit Junior. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Casey Jones. Mondays, Carl Weathersby, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers. Tuesdays, J.W. Williams, Sam Goode & Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Carl Weathersby, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers. Thursdays, Nellie Travis & Sam Goode, Charlie Love. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Barbara LeShoure. 773-477-4646.

LADY C'S 18110 S. Pulaski, Country Club Hills: Fridays, 8 PM-midnight, Gloria Shannon. 708-957-9666.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 South Chicago: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters with Patricia Scott. Sundays and Mondays, 9 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-493-3477.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Johnny Laws. Wednesdays, Jumpin' Willy. Thursdays, B.K. Read & the Mashed Potatoes. 773-525-2422.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 9 PM, Pete Special (no cover). 773-871-3757.

MERLE'S #1 BARBECUE 1727 Benson, Evanston: No cover. Sundays, 6-9 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 847-475-7766.

MIGHTY BLUES LOUNGE 4754 W. Fullerton: Thursdays, 10 PM, blues jam hosted by Thick Richard's Blues Revue. 773-395-9018.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Brother John's R&B Revue. Next Saturday, February 6, Big Sweaty Men. 312-252-1155.

ORLISSIE'S PLACE 529 Lake, Oak Park: Fridays, 7 PM, Still Bill & the Hickel Slick Band. 708-660-0904.

PEEK INN 2825 W. Irving Park: Saturday, Shari Brown & Blues Fuel. Thursdays, 9 PM, open jam with Michael Coleman. Next Saturday, February 6, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. 773-267-5197.

PENNY ROAD PUB Penny & Old Sutton, Barrington Hills: Friday, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 708-428-0562.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, Barrelhouse Chuck. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 6:30 PM Sundays; 8 PM Wednesdays. Friday, Blue Plate Special. Saturday, Phil Baron & the Tremblors. Wednesday, Kraig Kenning & Steve Arvey. Next Friday, February 5, Nate Turner. Next Saturday, February 6, Geneva Red & the Roadsters. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH Voodoo Lounge, 400 N. State: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Thursday, February 4, Keith Scott. Next Saturday, February 6, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. 312-467-1600.

RED'S LOUNGE 3479 S. Archer: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open blues jam. 773-376-0517.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open mike hosted by Blues Temple. 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Pistol Pete. Saturday, Melvia Chick Rodgers & Masheen Company. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursday, Lurrie Bell (see Critic's Choice), Mack Simmons. Next Friday, February 5, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Next Saturday, February 6, Kinsey Report. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesday, Danny Draher. Thursday, Roosevelt Punfoy. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Friday, Phil Baron & the Tremblors. Next Saturday, February 6, Josh Smith. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Friday and Saturday, 8:30 PM Sunday, 9 PM Monday through Thursday. Saturday, Twist Turner's Blues Revue with Sammy Fender & Little Smokey Smothers. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Billy Flynn Blues Band with Kim Wilson. 773-772-6656.

SYNERGY II 243 W. Roosevelt, West Chicago: Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 630-231-6000.

TD'S BAR & GRILL 2434 W. Montrose: Music after 9 PM. Wednesdays, "blues bash" open mike. 773-478-3714.

VIENNESE KAFFEE-HAUS BRANDT 3423 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 7 PM, pianist John Gussaroff. 773-528-2220.

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Saturdays, 9 PM, pianist Erwin Helfer. 773-728-3114.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Dave Weld & Jeff Taylor. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Matthew Skoller Band. 773-271-0401.

jazz

concerts

BERNARD ALCORN Free in-store performance. Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

ART FARMER Next Saturday, February 6, 8 PM, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

GREG FISHMAN TRIO See Critic's Choice; free admission. Thursday, February 4, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DAVID GRUBBS & MATS GUSTAFSSON Friday, 7:30 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph. 312-744-6630.

GUITAR DUO ECLECTICO Free in-store performance. Sunday, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

FAREED HAQUE Friday, 8 PM, auditorium, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-794-3042 or 773-794-2538. Saturday, 8 PM, ballroom, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

STEVEN HASHIMOTO TRIO Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

JON HENDRICKS & ANNIE ROSS, PHIL WOODS QUINTET Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

JAZZMINEIRO Next Sunday, February 7, 7 PM, First Presbyterian Church, 150 S. Ashland, La Grange. 847-397-0453.

HELAINE KARLIN Free in-store performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

HANK MARR See Critic's Choice; free in-store performance. Saturday, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

MIRANDAS Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

SAMUEL MOHAMMED & FRIENDS "45th Street Arena Clean Air Fridays Dance" directed by Larry Abdul Hakeem. Fridays, 9 PM, 45th Street Arena, 4545 S. Western. 773-843-0400 or 773-275-1637.

RED ROSE RAGTIME BAND Next Sunday, February 7, 4 and 7 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

RHYTHM ROCKETS Sunday, 8 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom & Banquet Center, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

CHRIS ROBINSON TRIO Free concert. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MICHAEL SNOW See Spot Check. Monday, 6 PM, auditorium, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 280 S. Columbus. 312-443-3711.

EARMA THOMPSON TRIO Birthday tribute to Lilian Armstrong; free concert. Wednesday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

VANGUARD ACES perform at Chicago WinterDance; swing dance lessons provided. Next Friday, February 5, 6:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

BOBBI WILSYN TRIO Birthday tribute to Natalie Cole; free concert. Next Friday, February 5, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

jazz

clubs

ALEXANDER'S STEAK HOUSE 3010 E. 79th: Thursdays, 6:30-10 PM, Jazz Masters with tenor saxophonist Eddie Johnson, trumpeter Paul Serrano, pianist John Young, drummer George Hughes & bassist Eddie de Haas. 773-768-6555.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, Tom Hope, Dan Delorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman (see Critic's Choice) Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Saturday, 6 PM, "3" with Chante Hamilton; 9 PM, Frank Catalona Quintet. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Jerry Coleman's Nine Burner. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet with Duane Thamm, John Bany, Dave Baney & Charlie Braugham; 9 PM, No AM/ ProJam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Jim Ryan Quintet with Bobby Lewis, Pat Mallinger, Thomas Kini & Jeff Stitely; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesday, noon, Max Hook; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Andy's Aces with John Young, John Bany, Martin Bany & Ron Friedman. Thursday, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Next Friday, February 5, noon, Franz Jackson, Sonny Turner, Rob Amster, Joe Johnson & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman (see Critic's Choice) Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Next Saturday, February 6, Grana Louise Quintet. 312-642-6805.

BACINO'S 75 E. Wacker: Mondays, 6-9 PM, Famous Pizza Gig Quartet with John Lewis, Carter Luke, Steven Hashimoto & Heath Chappell. 312-263-0700.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Friday through Sunday, Detour. Thursday through next Sunday, February 7, Carlos Cannon. 312-751-2433.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Fridays and Saturdays, 5-9 PM, Scott Holman Trio (no cover). 847-776-9850.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Mondays, 9 PM, Riff Rockets. 773-281-4444.

BELLA VISTA 1001 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, 9 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 773-404-0111.

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

BILOXI GRILL 313 Liberty, Wauconda: Thursdays, 7 PM, Jazz Du Jour (no cover). 847-526-2420.

BISTRO 1800 & MY BAR 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM Wednesdays. Fridays, 1800 Jazz Trio with Barry Winograd & Anthony Broch. Saturdays, Dan Cray Trio. Sundays, Shilad Sen Duo. Mondays, David Young. Tuesdays, Dan Phillips Duo. Wednesdays, Hart-Meacham Duo. Thursdays, Jazz Report. 847-492-3450.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL Rte. 83 & 22nd, Oak Brook: Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10 PM, Jim Beebe's Chicago Jazz with Judi K (no cover). 630-574-2155.

BRISTOL'S 2986 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant; DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, and bachata after 8 PM Saturdays. 773-279-8825.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 5:30-9:30 PM, Warren Kime & Bobby Schiff. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Ken Karlson with pianist-singer Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Peter Polzac. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie & Robert Worten. Thursdays, 5-8 PM, Peter Polzac & Bill Harrison. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Friday, 9 PM, Mike Martinez Latin Band. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Dance Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman (see Critic's Choice). 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 PM Thursdays; no cover. Fridays, Airborne. Saturdays, Speakeasy Trad Jazz Trio. Thursdays, Phyllis Carson. 630-469-1080.

CITY LIFE 712 E. 83rd: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM-1 AM, June Yvon & the Mixed Ingredients. 773-723-6700.

CLUB MACANUDO 60 E. Walton: Wednesdays, 6-10 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 312-642-4200.

COPA 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Rhythm Rockets. 847-969-1602.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Restaurant and bar with music at 7:30 PM. Thursday, February 4, pianist Frank Lucas. 708-848-3434.

DA NICOLA 3114 N. Lincoln: Restaurant. Saturdays, 7 PM, Paul Anton. 773-935-8000.

DAKODA'S 8926 S. Coney Island: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Guthrie Trio. 773-374-8883.

DELANEY & MURPHY STEAK HOUSE Arlington Park Hilton, 3400 W. Euclid, Arlington Park: Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM, Bruce Mauer Duo. 847-394-2000.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Guy Fricano Orchestra. 312-836-7870.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Saturday, 10 PM, Hank Marr Trio (see Critic's Choice; call 312-409-0099 for more information), Chris Greene & New Perspective. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tuesday, 10 PM, Vandermark 5. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Pillow (see Critic's Choice). 773-276-3600.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Friday, Marcus Jefferson Trio. Saturday, Rocket 98s. Sunday, pianist Kevin Higgins. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Jeremy Bieber Quartet. Saturday, Kevin Higgins Trio. Sunday, Joe Hurt. 847-718-9272.

FIRESIDE BEVERLY 10730 S. Western: Next Sunday, February 7, 5-8 PM, Gloria Shannon. 773-779-3606.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Next Sunday, February 7, 5 PM, Jazz Members Big Band. 708-788-2118.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sundays, 7:30 PM, and Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Three Cent Stomp (with swing dance lessons at 5 PM Sundays and 7 PM Wednesdays). Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Monday, 9 PM, Ron Cooper. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: No cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, musicians' showcase hosted by Kolette Stim. 773-262-5767.

GORDON 500 N. Clark: Restaurant with music nightly. Fridays, 7:30 PM, pianist Nancy Keppel. Saturdays, 8 PM, Nancy Keppel Trio. Sundays through Thursdays, 6 PM, pianist Chad Willets. 312-467-9780.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Friday, Chris Foreman/Gregg Rockingham Quintet. Tuesday, Latin & world pro jam with Jose Valdes Latin Jazz Ensemble. Wednesdays, Dave Clark & the Blues Swingers. Thursday, Bill Porter/Rich Fudoli Quintet. Next Friday, February 5, Sonny Seals/Vince Willis Quartet. Next Saturday, February 6, Detour with Phil Seed. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Don Bennett Septet (see Critic's Choice); 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, Don Bennett Septet (see Critic's Choice); midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sundays, 11 PM, Patricia Barber & Michael Arnopol. Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesday, 9 PM, Chevere. Wednesday, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Next Friday, February 5, Charles Earland Quartet. Next Saturday, February 6, Marlene Rosenberg Quintet. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Next Sunday, February 7, 8 PM, Steve Schneck Quartet. 773-465-8005.

HILLINGER'S CYPRESS INN 1352 Shermer, Northbrook: Restaurant and bar with music in the Brasskin Room; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30-10:30 PM, pianist Scott Brown with bassist Jeff Czech. Thursdays, 7:30-11 PM, Jim Clark's Jazz Band. 847-272-8787.

HOPCATS BREWING CO. 2354 N. Clybourn: Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, jazz brunch with Rob Zettl. 773-868-4461.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 9 PM, 8 Bold Souls (see Spot Check). Saturday, 9 PM, Roscoe Mitchell Ensemble. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Tuesday, 8 PM, Robbie Hunsinger Quartet with Jim Baker, Gerald Dowd & George Langford. Wednesday, 8 PM, Jazz Unlimited Orchestra with Brienn Perry. Thursday, 8 PM, Olivia Block Sextet (see Spot Check), Ensemble Noamnesia. Next Friday, February 5, 6 PM, Tricolor. Next Saturday, February 6, 10 PM, Mambo Express. 312-362-9707.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 5 PM-1 AM, and Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5-9 PM, Calvin "Koco" Brunson. 312-640-0999.

IRON MIKE'S GRILL Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Denise La Grassa Trio. Thursdays, King Fleming Duo. 312-587-8989.

JAZZ GALLERY 4953 N. Elston: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Friday, Sonny G Quartet. Saturdays, Steve Behr Trio. 773-545-4114.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Monday, 8 PM, Chicago Jazz Ensemble with Orbert Davis. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 and 10 PM, Greg Fishman Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Thursday, 8 and 10 PM, next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, 9 and 11 PM, and next Sunday, February 7, Larry Coryell Trio. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 7 PM on weekends, 6 PM weeknights; matinee performances 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Sundays. Fridays, Willie Garcia Quintet. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, 10:30 AM, Katherine Davis Quintet; 7 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet. Mondays and Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. 312-595-5299.

JOEY T'S 228 Main, Woodstock: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Sessions. 815-337-0015.

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Swing bands at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights; swing dance lessons nightly at 7:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Ron Sunshine & Full Swing. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, DJs spin swing. Thursdays, Vanguard Aces. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Senders. 773-528-3400.

LOBBY COURT Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 W. Wacker: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Gwen Pippin; 9 PM, Wallace Burton Trio. Saturdays, 9 PM, Wallace Burton Trio with Amy Cole. Mondays and Tuesdays, 5:30 PM, Wallace Burton. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Gwen Pippin. 312-372-7200.

LOUNGE AX 2438 N. Lincoln: Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM, David Boykin Outet, Jim Baker with Michael Zerang & Fred Lonberg-Holm, Town and Country, TV Pow. 773-525-6620.

LUNA BLU 1554 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Fridays, 8 PM, John Paris Trio. 773-862-2600.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant. Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM, John Campbell Trio with Brian Lynch (see Critic's Choice). Mondays, 7:30 PM, Som Brasil Duo. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Kahn & Eric Schneider. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Joan Hickey. Thursdays, 9 PM, and next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, 9:30 PM, John Campbell Trio. 312-649-5874.

MAGOO'S UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Friday, Honeybee Swing. Mondays, Steve Ramsdell Quintet. 773-327-2739.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Saturday, and Tuesday through next Saturday, February 6, Jimmy Damon & the Gerry Peters Trio. 312-565-7444.

MILLER'S CROSSING 57 Hillside Ave., Hillside: Fridays, 6:30 PM, Sally Richards. 708-449-0656.

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

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Friday, 10 PM, 809 Isla. Saturday, 10 PM, Outkast Jazz Band. Mondays, 9 PM, NRG Ensemble. 773-489-0011.

OLIVE 1115 N. North Branch: Music at 10:30 PM Fridays, 11 PM Saturdays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday and Tuesday, Nicholas Baron Galaxy Three. Saturdays, Miss Midori & the Jazz Inquisition. Wednesday, Bopology. Thursdays, Riff Rockets. Next Friday, February 5, Eddie Harrison Jump!Stars. 312-280-7997.

ONCE UPON A THAI 3705 N. Southport: Restaurant. Music at 7 PM. Sundays, Kanya Wongsawasdi & friends. Wednesdays, Dan Simon & Aldo Duo. 773-935-6433.

ORLISSIE'S PLACE 529 Lake, Oak Park: Sundays, 4-8 PM, Still Bill & Karl Johnson. 708-660-0904.

ORSO'S 1401 N. Wells: Music at 6:30 PM. Fridays through Sundays and Tuesdays, Bob Freitag. Mondays, John Conrad. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mary Clare Barker. 312-787-6604.

PERFECT BLEND 491 Central, Highland Park: Music at 8 PM. Friday and next Saturday, February 6, Doug Blake. 847-266-1667.

PETE MILLER'S STEAK HOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Sundays, 8 PM weeknights. Friday and Saturday, Bobby Broom Quartet. Sunday, Marlene Rosenberg Trio. Mondays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Tuesday, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Ron Surace Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Bobby Lewis Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7 PM, Vince Willis & Mendai. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Steve Sandner Duo. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Karl Johnson Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Chicago Rose. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, Organ Donor Trio. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Friday, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell; 9 PM, Jeff Newell Quartet. Saturday, 9 PM, Jeff Newell Quartet. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Elizabeth Doyle Duo. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Tim Tobias Duo. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Tuey Connell Trio. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Brian Gephart/Bob Long Quartet. Next Friday, February 5, 5:30 PM, Roberta Miles Duo; 9 PM, Jim Gallaretto Quartet. Next Saturday, February 6, 9 PM, Dave Onderdonk Quartet. Next Sunday, February 7, 8:30 PM, Lisa Lauren & Fareed Haque. 773-472-1000.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Franz Jackson Quartet. Tuesdays, Steve Frisbie. 7-266-1313.

RAW BAR Ivory Piano Lounge, 3720 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM. Friday, Claudia Stefanski & Billy Brade. 773-348-7291.

REDHEAD 42 E. Superior: Fridays, 8 PM, Muchachos Montanos Band. 312-787-2600.

RESTO 22 2210 W. Chicago: Music in the Lounge and Cognac Room at 9 PM. Fridays, pianist Joe Iaco. Saturdays, Scott Anderson & Kara Kesselring. 773-384-1800.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Joe Valentino Trio. 630-543-3101.

RUDI'S CAFE 2424 N. Ashland: Mondays, 9 PM-midnight, Dave Baney & Bobbi Jordan. 773-404-7834.

ST. ANDREW'S INN 5938 N. Broadway: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Mike Plog Trio. 773-784-5540.

THE SALON Hotel Inter-Continental, 505 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Judy Roberts Trio. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-944-4100.

SEASONS LOUNGE Four Seasons Hotel, 900 N. Michigan: Fridays, 3 PM, pianist Jimmy Griffin; 5:30 PM-12:30 AM, pianist Larry Hanks. Saturdays, 3 PM, pianist Jimmy Griffin; 5:30 PM, pianist Larry Hanks; 9 PM, Larry Hanks Trio. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Joe Gattone; 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. Mondays, 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 3 PM, Jimmy Griffin; 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. 312-280-8800.

720 720 N. Wells: Salsa music after 6 PM Fridays, 8 PM Saturdays. 312-397-0600.

SHUCKERS 150 E. Ontario: Mondays through Fridays, noon-2 PM, pianist Steve Million. Mondays through Saturdays, 6-10:30 PM, pianist Bob Dogan. 312-266-6057.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Friday and Saturday, 9 PM Monday through Thursday. Friday, Karl Moska Organ Quartet. Tuesdays, John Brumbach Quartet. Thursdays, Alan Batts/Ron Dewar Quartet. 773-772-6656.

STAR DUST COSMOPOLITAN ROOM 440 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, "salsa and merengue dance party." 312-363-7827.

STARBUCKS COFFEE 31 Town Square, Wheaton: Music at 7:30 PM. Saturday, Andrew Kapsalis Trio. 630-690-2783.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: No cover. Thursdays, 5-8:30 PM, Scott Holman. 630-305-0230.

SZECHWAN EAST 340 E. Ohio: Chinese restaurant with live music in the Orchid Room at 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Milt Trenier & Company with Dave "Bubba" Mitchell, George Hughes & Lloyd Wilson. 312-255-9200.

TANYA'S CAFE 4305 N. Kedzie: No cover. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Miasma. 773-604-8904.

TASSO'S PORTERHOUSE Madison & Frontage, Burr Ridge: Saturdays, 7 PM, Sally Richards. 630-789-8300.

THIRD COAST 1260 N. Dearborn: Thursdays, 9:30 PM, John Paris/John Beard Duo. 312-649-0730.

TOULOUSE COGNAC BAR 2140 N. Lincoln Park West: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Mondays, 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Carole March & Joe Vito. Mondays, Johnny Frigo & Joe Vito. Tuesday through next Saturday, February 6, Audrey Morris. 773-665-9071.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8:30-10:30 PM, Lorna Boston & friends (no cover); 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Saturdays, 10:30 PM-5 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 1-4 AM, Mark Madsen. Mondays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Tuesdays, 8-10 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM-1 AM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet with Stephen Riley; 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis; 10 PM-1 AM, Lamont Boston & the LBs Machine. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281:::2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, DKV Trio. Sundays, 6-10:30 PM, jam with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonists Dennis Winslett & Matana Roberts, percussionist Afifi Phillard. Thursdays, 9 PM, Ari Brown & friends. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, Fred Anderson, Hamid Drake & Jeff Parker. 312-791-9050.

VIKING STEAK HOUSE 27 W 150 Roosevelt, Winfield: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, jam session with Bruce Oscar Trio. 630-653-2110.

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 8 PM, pianist John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO 416 Hamilton, Geneva: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Bruce Oscar. 630-232-2201.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, John Bany Band. 312-943-7815.

ZARROSTA 1045 N. Rush: Grill and wine bar with music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Tim Mulvenna, Tom Vaitfas, Ted Brewer. Sundays, Denise La Grassa Trio. 312-642-1500.

classical

ALICE MILLAR CHAPEL CHOIR AND NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE Kenneth Slowik, conductor and harpsichord, with harpsichordist Stephen Alltop and members of the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra (Bach, Haydn, Muffat). Next Sunday, February 7, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

ARS MUSICA CHICAGO presents harpsichordist David Schrader, violists da gamba Mary Springfels and John Rozendaal, violinist Jeri-Lou Zike, bass-baritone Andrew Schultze, and soprano Carol LoVerde performing music of "the Italian connection to the music of Shakespearean England." Sunday, 3 PM, Church of the Ascension, 1133 N. LaSalle. 312-409-7874.

ARS VIVA ORCHESTRA Alan Heatherington, conductor, with the New Oratorio Singers Ensemble (R. Strauss, Mendelssohn). Next Sunday, February 7, 7:30 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-677-8482.

J. LAWRIE BLOOM clarinet, with pianist Masako Hayashi. Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

CHICAGO BAROQUE ENSEMBLE with recorder soloist Aldo Abreu (Sammartini, Telemann, Vivaldi, Soler). See Critic's Choice. Friday, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8068.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley (Spohr, Mozart). Free admission. Monday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-225-5226 or 312-692-9000.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Friday, 1:30 PM, and Saturday, 8 PM, David Robertson, conductor, with violinist Kyung Wha Chung (Debussy, Prokofiev, Stravinsky). Preconcert talks one hour prior to performances. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO Cliff Colnot, conductor (Debussy, Stravinsky). Thursday, February 4, 8 PM (with preconcert talk at 6:30 PM), Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Joseph Glymph, conductor, with pianist Sung Hoon Mo (Rachmaninoff, Brahms). Free admission. Next Sunday, February 7, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521.

CORNELIUS ENSEMBLE (Schubert, Hindemith, Schumann). Next Friday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5630.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY OPERA THEATRE Robert Kaminskas conducts Mozart's The Magic Flute. Next Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, 7:30 PM, and next Sunday, February 7, 2 PM, Merle Reskin Theater, 60 E. Balbo. 312-922-1999.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE Donald DeRoche conducts "works by women and minority composers" in a free concert (Joplin, McTee, Atehortua, Chou, and others). Saturday, 8 PM, concert hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY WIND SYMPHONY Donald DeRoche, conductor (Arnold, Jacobs, Reed). Thursday, February 4, 8 PM, concert hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DuPAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor, with violinist Rachel Barton (Bruch, Mendelssohn, Maxwell Davies). Next Saturday, February 6, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, Benton and Brainard, Naperville. 630-690-8644.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Friday, 12:10 PM, organist Stefan Engels (Bach, Frescobaldi, Dupre, Vieme). Next Friday, February 5, 12:10 PM, University of Chicago Motet Choir. 312-787-2729.

FOX VALLEY SYMPHONY Fusao Kajima, conductor, with bass Eric Halfvarson (Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rossini, Korsakov, Borodin). Next Saturday, February 6, 8 PM, Paramount Arts Centre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666, 630-896-1133, or 630-896-1285.

JAY FRIEDMAN conducts an ensemble of brass musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago (Bach, Verdi, R. Strauss, Holst, Bernstein). Friday, 8 PM (with preconcert lecture at 7:30 PM), auditorium, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-794-3042 or 773-794-2538.

MELANIE HADLEY piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

HIGHLAND PARK STRINGS Francis Akos, conductor, with pianist Gyorgy Sebok (Haydn, Schubert, Mozart). Free admission. Next Sunday, February 7, 3 PM, Highland Park High School, 433 Vine, Highland Park. 847-831-3810.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash: Sunday, 3:30 PM, Samuel Soria (Clerambault, Franck, Mozart, Vierne). 312-664-6963.

ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Carmon DeLeone, conductor, with saxophonist Nadine Kauffmann in a program of French music (Ravel, Debussy, Poulenc, Ibert). Next Sunday, February 7, 3 PM, Dorothy Menker Theater, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-974-5500.

EVGENY KISSIN piano, in an all-Chopin recital. Friday, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

JONITA LATTIMORE soprano, with others in a "tribute to African American history." Next Sunday, February 7, 2 PM, Sixth-Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th. 312-225-5300.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Friday, Monday, and next Friday, February 5, 7:30 PM, John Nelson, conductor, with tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Angela Gheorghiu (Gounod, Romeo et Juliette). Saturday, 7:30 PM, Gyorgy Gyorivanyi Rath, conductor, with bass Samuel Ramey, tenor Richard Margison, and soprano Daniela Dessi (Boito, Mefistofele). 312-332-2244.

LORELEI McDERMOTT, CHRISTINE KELLNER, KRISTIE McGONNAGLE-FRENCH, VALORIE GLOWINSKI, TREVOR MITCHELL, DOUGLAS KELNER, AARON JOHNSON, AND DAN ROBINSON sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses, with organist Roger Stanley in a free concert featuring music of Bach. Next Sunday, February 7, 4 PM, First Congregational Church of Evanston, 1445 Hinman, Evanston. 847-864-8332.

NEWBERRY CONSORT VOCAL ENSEMBLE performs "songs and motets from the 15th and 16th centuries." Next Saturday, February 6, noon, G.A.R. Rotunda, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 346-3278.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Colin Holman, conductor, with clarinetist Douglas Torrance (Shostakovich, Tull, Weber, Jacob, Rimsky-Korsakov, and others). Next Sunday, February 7, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-965-6544.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Mariusz Smolij, conductor, with violinist Gerardo Ribeiro (Vivaldi, Stravinsky). Thursday, February 4, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CONTEMPORARY MUSIC CONCERT V features music of Chris Dench, Richard Barrett, Christopher Fox, and Michael Finnissy. Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 708-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE Mallory Thompson, conductor, with saxophonist John O'Brien (Husa and others). Friday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Victor Yampolsky conducts 20th-century music (Debussy, Sibelius, Bartok). Saturday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

OPERA FACTORY performs excerpts from Spanish zarzuela (Guridi, Serrano, Breton, Luna, Lecuona, Moreno-Torroba). Friday, 6:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

ORIANA SINGERS Next Sunday, February 7, 2:15 PM, auditorium, Thornhill Education Center, Morton Arboretum, Rte. 53 north of I-88, Lisle. 630-719-2465.

GERARD REUTER AND GAIL NIWA oboe and piano. Saturday, 8 PM, Unity Temple, 875 Lake, Oak Park. 708-445-8955.

ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA Riccardo Chailly, conductor, with violinist Vadim Repin (Brahms, Schoenberg). Next Sunday, February 7, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with violinist Robert McDuffie (Barber, MacMillan, Beethoven). Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

MUSICIANS FROM SHERWOOD CONSERVATORY in a free birthday tribute to William Hall Sherwood. Friday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

JEFFREY SIEGEL piano, in a lecture-concert featuring music of Debussy. Next Friday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ROBERT SIMS baritone, sings arrangements of spirituals in a free concert (McLin, Cloud, Still). Sunday, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

HARRY SPARNAAY bass clarinet, with Ensemble Noamnesia (Kagel, Otte, Coleman, Folio, Ambrosini, Yuasa, Cage). Friday, 8:30 PM, Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis. 773-702-8670 or 773-227-2215.

STRAUSS AND STRUDEL FINALE Friday, 7:30 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Center of the North Shore, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

BRIAN TOROSIAN guitar. Next Friday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Trowbridge Guitar Studio, 1748 W. Balmoral. 773-334-3214.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor, with recorder soloist Aldo Abreu (Lorenz, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams, Britten). See Critic's Choice. Saturday, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-7300 or 773-702-8069.

MARK VALENTI piano (Chopin, Milhaud, Mozart, Bartok, and others). Saturday, 2 PM, Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312-747-0511. Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-4386.

fairs & festivals

39TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th: Next Friday, February 5, 8 PM, Dave Myers Blues Band, Nile Wilson with Charlie Walden & Patt Plunkett, Original Soul Stirrers, Shootin' Creek String Band, Brighid, Maire & Fiona Malone, Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers. Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Traditional Creole, Domino, Johnny Gimble with Roger Bellow, Don Stiernberg & Moe Nelson, Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers, Nile Wilson with Charlie Walden & Patt Plunkett, Shootin' Creek String Band. Next Sunday, February 8, 6 PM, Batarumba Ensemble, Johnny Gimble with Roger Bellow, Don Stiernberg & Moe Nelson, Dave Myers Blues Band with Kim Wilson, Domino, Traditional Creole. 773-702-9793 or 773-702-7300.

miscellaneous

AMERICAN IV GRANDS GOES GLOBAL "Monster grand piano concert" features some 200 area pianists. Next Saturday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

BANDITO D'AMOR performs as part of a program celebrating Moroccan and Egyptian music, art, and cuisine. Tuesday, 12:15-7 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, GAR Rotunda, and GAR Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Next Saturday, February 6, Israeli & Sephardic music with Shashuka. 847-332-1116.

CHABAD HEADQUARTERS 2833 W. Howard: Monday, 7:45 PM, Shoshana Levin (women only admitted). 773-973-3614 or 773-465-8068.

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS with Public Announcement, Youth Edition, Twista, Frank Paul, Patricia Barber, Funkadesi, Devon Brown, Doggie, Kelly Rankin, Malik Yusef, Belizean Vibes, Tony Roger, Mingo Valentino, Dansika, Mercenaries, Vashawn Mitchell & New Image Choral, Lindsey Sharer & Blackjack, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers & others. Next Sunday, February 7, 5 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 773-252-5400, 312-427-0266, or 312-559-1212.

CONTINENTAL DRIFT Live radio broadcast features Jon Langford & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts with Cath Carroll (free admission). Next Friday, February 5, 12:30 PM, Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Restaurant and bar with music at 7:30 PM. Tuesday, flamenco music with Dan Mostello. 708-848-3434.

MADOU DEMBELE, DAUHI See Spot Check. Master percussion concert; Dembele performs in conjunction with a weekend-long djembe workshop, with sessions Friday, 7-10:30 PM, and Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM-4:30 PM (call for more information). Saturday, 10 PM, 2334 W. Nelson. 773-463-8408 or 773-286-0605.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Siamai Kemokai & friends; 11 PM, DJ Malique. Saturdays, 8 PM, Ahadu; 11 PM, DJ spins world beat. 773-929-8300.

HECTOR FERNANDEZ Flamenco guitar concert. Friday, 7:30 PM, Trowbridge Guitar Studio, 1748 W. Balmoral. 773-334-3214.

JOEL FRANKEL performs at "Kidsfest: Evanston's largest preschool party." Saturday, 1:30 PM, Levy Center, 1700 Maple, Evanston. 847-492-1213.

GAIA Free in-store children's concert. Saturday, noon, Noodle Kidoodle, 2163 N. Clybourn; 3 PM, Noodle Kidoodle, 3232 Lake, Wilmette. 888-889-2408.

DOMINIC GAUDIOUS Free in-store performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1540 Golf, Schaumburg. 847-330-0031.

GOLDEN OX 1578 N. Clybourn: Restaurant. Saturdays, 6-10 PM, roaming zither player Ruth Valentino. 312-664-0780.

LOURDES GUERRERO Free "family day" celebration features bilingual songs and stories by Guerrero and juggling and mime with Chris Fascione. Saturday, 11 AM-2 PM, Lincoln Belmont branch, Chicago Public Library, 1659 W. Melrose. 312-744-0166.

GUSTO RISTORANTE ITALIANO 1470 Waukegan, Glenview: Thursdays, 7 PM, Tum Balalaika Klezmer Band. 847-729-5444.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Thursday, February 4, 8 PM, Olivia Block Sextet (see Spot Check), Ensemble Noamnesia. 312-362-9707.

HUUN HUUR TU Throat singers of Tuva. Saturday, 8 PM, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

JUMP RHYTHM JAZZ PROJECT Saturday, 7:30 PM, Performing Arts Center, Triton College, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. 708-456-0300, ext. 3757.

DENNIS KAMAKAHI, CYRIL PAHINUI & GEORGE KAHUMOKU Hawaiian slack key masters perform. Next Sunday, February 7, 4 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KILIMANJARO Swahili music concert; part of the African Heritage Festival '99. Free concert. Next Saturday, February 6, noon and 2 PM, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt & Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-9410, ext. 497.

KIYIRA ENSEMBLE Ugandan music concert. Next Saturday, February 6, 1:30 and 3 PM, Fullerton Auditorium, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-443-3600.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, flamenco music with Bandoleros, DJ Mel Hammond. Thursdays, Chicago Samba School. 773-227-2277.

MORSELAND MUSIC ROOM 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant. Tuesdays, 8 PM, musicians accompany the "Curiously Strong Machine Gun Haiku Slam" hosted by Noam Paco-Gaster; music open mike follows at 9 PM. 773-743-5955.

MANTUILA NYOMO Congolese soukous musician performs at the Central Africa Village Festival. Thursday, February 4, 5:30 PM, GAR Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ONCE UPON A THAI 3705 N. Southport: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Darin Vongvinijsorn performs Thai classical music. 773-935-6433.

PAPRIKASH 5210 W. Diversey: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, and Sundays, 5 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary. 773-736-4982.

MUSICIANS FROM THE SHERWOOD CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Birthday tribute to William Hall Sherwood; free concert. Friday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

SHINE CHORUS AND BAND performs at a religious service. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Gary Memorial United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main, Wheaton. 630-668-3100.

ROBERT SIMS sings spirituals in a free concert. Sunday, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

SKADARLIJA 4024 N. Kedzie: Restaurant featuring eastern European music. Wednesdays through Sundays, 8 PM, Skadarlija Ensemble. 773-463-5600.

L.J. SLAVIN "Young People's" concert features music of Appalachia. Saturday, 1:30 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

PAUL TAYLOR Australian song, storytelling, and didgeridoo concert. Saturday, 4 PM, Copley Theatre, North Island Center, 8 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

TAYLOR Percussion concert. Next Friday, February 5, 10 PM (preceded by an open mike at 8 PM), Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

BILL VERMETTE Free in-store performance by the new-age synthesizer player. Next Saturday, February 6, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

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