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Music listings are compiled by LAURA KOPEN and RENALDO MIGALDI (classical, fairs and festivals) from information available Tuesday. We advise calling ahead for confirmation. Please send listings information, in-cluding a phone number for use by the public, to Reader Music Listings, 11 E. Illinois, Chicago 60611, or send a fax to 312-828-9926, or send E-mail to musiclistings@chicagoreader.com.

ROCK, POP, ETC. includes hip-hop, dance music and electronica, funk, reggae, zydeco, cabaret, contemporary R&B, and some international pop. FOLK & COUNTRY includes bluegrass and traditional Irish music. BLUES, GOSPEL, R&B includes traditional rhythm and blues, boogie-woogie, and deep soul. JAZZ includes ragtime, swing, and fusion. INTERNATIONAL includes Indian classical music, African music, salsa, and ethnic folk genres. FAIRS & FESTIVALS are listed in a separate category without regard to music type.

Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

JEFFREY ALTERGOTT Free in-store concert. Next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

TED ANSANI Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2529 N. Clark. 773-296-0898.

ANTJE Free performance. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

ANGIE APARO Free in-store performance. Tuesday, noon, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

NICHOLAS BARRON Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 932 N. Rush. 312-951-5436.

BERBER Free in-store performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Laurie's Planet of Sound, 4703 N. Lincoln. 773-271-3569.

ROBERT CORNELIUS Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

JIM COX TRIO performs music by Vince Guaraldi in a tribute to Charles Schulz; on the same program, members of Aardvark Theater perform songs from the musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Free admission. Thursday, June 1, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LARRY O. DEAN Free performance. Friday, 7 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

DEL SOULS Free in-store performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

JULIE DOIRON Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 2, 5 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

MARK FEDERIGHI Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1001 W. North. 312-255-1352. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

FOUR BITCHIN' BABES Next Saturday, June 3, 8 PM, Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

JASON & ALISON Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0186.

ERNEST LIJOI Free performance in the cafe. Sunday, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

LOOPFEST 2000 WITH STYX, REO SPEEDWAGON, EDDIE MONEY, GREAT WHITE & OTHERS Next Saturday, June 3, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

MAGNETIC FIELDS Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

MAGNETIC FIELDS Free in-store performance. Saturday, noon, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

MARINA V BAND Free in-store performance. Sunday, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

NICHOLAS MARKOS Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 932 N. Rush. 312-951-5436.

KAREN MASON Thursday, June 1, and next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, and next Saturday, June 3, 5 and 8 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

MATCHBOX TWENTY, ANGIE APARO Tuesday, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL McDERMOTT Free performance. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0186.

CAMERON McGILL Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 3, 3 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

JONI MITCHELL performs music from Both Sides Now with symphony orchestra accompaniment. Tuesday, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

NORA O'CONNOR Free performance. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2529 N. Clark. 773-296-0898.

BRIAN O'HERN & THE MODEL CITIZENS BIG BAND Tuesday, 8:30 PM, the Viaduct, 3111 N. Western. 773-296-6024.

CARLOS ORTEGA & JOE CASSIDY Free performance. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1001 W. North. 312-255-1352.

ALICE PEACOCK Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

PEKING TURTLE performs at the museum's "First Fridays" reception. Next Friday, June 2, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

ANDRE RIEU Sunday, 7 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

JUSTIN ROBERTS Free performance. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

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

TODD RUNDGREN, TREY SABATELLI & KASIM SULTON Friday, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

SECOND HAND POETS Free performance. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

SONIA DADA, RUBYGRASS Saturday, 6 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

SOUR Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 3, 3 PM, Laurie's Planet of Sound, 4703 N. Lincoln. 773-271-3569.

RICK SPRINGFIELD Sunday, 7:30 and 10 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

TINA TURNER Saturday, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

DEANNA VARAGONA Free performance. Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

JOE WALSH, CHRISTOPHER CROSS, JIMMY WEBB perform at "HDPlanet" which features high-definition video projection of nature. Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, 7:30 PM, Norris Theatre, Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham, Saint Charles. 630-584-7200.

MARK WATSON BAND Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

DON WILLIAMS, VICTORIA SHAW Next Sunday, June 4, 4 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM. Friday, Jimy Rogers & the Mauds, Wild Blue Daisies. Saturday, Planet Strange, Berber, Sofia Ramona. Wednesday, Corn Meal. Next Saturday, June 3, "Swing Rave" hosted by Blue Door. 773-478-4408.

ABNER'S YARD 3527 N. Clark: Music after 10 PM. Friday, DJ Figga spins reggae. Saturday, DJ G-Spot spins house and R&B. Sunday, 7 PM, "Midwest Talent Showcase." 773-305-0002.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays after 5:30 PM. Friday, 45s. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Ed Vantage spins in the loft. Thursdays, acoustic jam session downstairs. 773-348-5100.

AQUA 201 N. Green: DJs spin on two levels after 10 PM. 312-942-9999.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing after 10 PM. 773-227-6859.

AURA 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Laura B. Saturdays, DJs Chris Gin & Jeff Moyer. Wednesdays, DJs Jeff Moyer, Gil Burns & Pulz-8. Thursdays, DJ Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Next Saturday, June 3, Moose & Squirrel. 847-332-1116.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Shine, Temple. Saturday, Johnny L, Matthew, Henderson Inches. Sunday, Bleary, Punchy. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Gin Palace Jesters. Thursday, Pillowmints, Mineshaft Gap. Next Friday, June 2, Drunken Master 3, Callahan, Pistolero. Next Saturday, June 3, Little Man, Lushtones, Earshot. 773-281-4444.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: "DJ/VJs" play dance music Tuesdays through Saturdays after 5 PM and Sundays and Mondays after 8 PM. Mondays, DJ Boaxella. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Shon Dervis, Tone B. Nimble. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, E.V. & friends. Mondays, Metronome & Derek Jones. Tuesdays, DJ Spin. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Hypno Fugue, Pistol Whipped, Zygota. Saturday, Sugarfried Super O's, Wolcott, the Shine. Thursday, Motive, Yer Mother's Lovers, Dears. Next Friday, June 2, Full Course Yellow, Garden Bower, Bicycle Rider. Next Saturday, June 3, Forty Piece Choir, Quasar Wut-Wut, Pistol Whipped, Apartment, Drapes, Ruck La Rou, Troy Petty, Pillomints, E-Vans, Gowhead, Noontide Friends & others. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Dayhota. Saturdays, DJ Nique. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty. Mondays, Josh Werner, Justin Long, Ry-n. Tuesdays, Jesse de la Peña. Wednesday, Phantom 45, Bass by the Pound DJs. Thursdays, Colette. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Jorge Rodas & Alberto Gomez spin salsa & merengue. Saturdays, DJs spin rock, pop & alternative. 312-266-1234.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BLACK ORCHID Piper's Alley, 230 W. North: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Doug Lawrence Orchestra. 312-944-2200.

BOOKERS BACKYARD 550 S. McClean, Elgin: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Blind Roosevelts. 847-697-7311.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Wes Hollywood. Sundays, 9 PM, "Grateful Dead jam night." Tuesdays, Fuzzbusters. Next Friday, June 2, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Urban Underground. Saturday, Hydrostatic Union. Wednesdays, open jam session. Next Friday, June 2, Loner. Next Saturday, June 3, Five Year Jacket. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Libido Funk Circus. Saturday, Bamboo Grove. Sunday, Moose & the PBR Street Gang. 773-528-0888.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Sundays, 8:30 PM, music and spoken word followed by an open mike. 773-348-8536.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9:30 PM, and Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin retro music. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CABARET BAR & GRILL 1283 E. Ogden, Naperville: Fridays, 9 PM, dueling pianos with Mick Archer & friends. 630-778-6350.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Wednesdays and Thursdays after 9 PM. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Seventh Heaven. 630-830-7200.

CAFE SIDECAR 801 N. Orleans: Friday, 5-10 PM, DJs Torin J. Edmond & friends. 312-202-0502.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Cash Audio. Tuesday, DJ Hide spins acid jazz. Wednesdays, DJ Brian spins soul. Thursday, Paul Coscino Group. Next Saturday, June 3, Susanna & the Hollywoods. 773-384-2547.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM. Friday, Tempered Faith. Saturday, Surrender (Cheap Trick tribute band). 847-524-9910.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Fridays, DJ Hugo. Saturdays and Wednesdays, DJ Lulu. Sundays, Miss Foozie & Her Floozies, DJ Jeff Berry. Monday, midnight, Frankie Goes to Hollywood. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Thursdays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Saturdays, DJ Frank Orall & percussionist Leddie Garcia. 312-266-1200.

CLUB EDEN 3407 N. Clark: Wednesday, DJs Halo, Justin Long, Sativa & DVS. 773-327-4646.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. 773-489-0379.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 773-477-1420.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live reggae midnight to 4 AM Mondays and Wednesdays. Friday and Saturday, Two Dangerous Divas. Mondays and Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton, dance music with DJ House. 312-341-9787.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Fridays, "Bang" with Curt Caris, DJ Hiroki. Thursday, Bear Who?, John Curley. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Friday, 10 PM, Maggie Speaks, Urban Rain. Saturday, 10:30 PM, Then Again, the Dog & Everything. Thursdays, Matt McBride Band. Next Friday, June 2, Bumpus, Eddie Mac. Next Saturday, June 3, Domestic Problems. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR NORTH 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Restaurant with live music at 10:30 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Then Again. Saturday, Quantum Leep. Sunday, Bumpus. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room Wednesday through Sunday nights. In the Cabaret Room: Friday and Saturday, 8 and 10:30 PM, and Sunday, 7 PM, Dan Stetzel with Lori McClain, Matt Davis, Beth Bergmann, Nick Foster, Bill Sharpen & Sarah Hartmann. In the Piano Bar: Fridays, Saturdays, and Wednesdays, Johnny Rodgers. Sundays, Mark Burnell. Thursdays, Dan Stetzel. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: No cover Sunday through Wednesday or before midnight Friday and Saturday; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Thursdays, 9 PM, Bandoleros. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sunday, DJs Jason & Craig. Monday, DJ Mark Derosa spins punk. Tuesday, Ladies of Victory Records DJ. Thursday, DJ Girl Kris. 773-472-2771.

DETOUR 6255 N. McCormick: DJs spin progressive house and dance music Thursdays and Fridays 9 PM-4 AM and Saturdays 9 PM-5 AM. Sundays, DJs Tony & Frank Cano. Saturdays, 7-9 PM, "Hot Boyz" male revue. 773-267-0090.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fridays through Mondays, Four Man Acoustical Band. 312-836-7870.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Friday, 10 PM, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, Lonesome Organist. Saturday, 10 PM, Secret Chiefs 3, E-Stratosphere. Sunday, 10 PM, Liquid Soul, Almighty Senators. Monday, 10 PM, DJ Jesse de la Peña's Blue Groove Lounge. Wednesday, 9 PM, Pistolero, Land of the El Caminos, Pruno. Thursday, 9 PM, Joy Poppers, A-Z Consolidated, Douglass Kings. Next Friday, June 2, 10 PM, Evil Beaver with the Miss Kitty Dancers, Moreno, Nymb, Men's Group. Next Saturday, June 3, 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Kevin O'Donnell's Qualiy Six, Dorian Taj. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Mike Steel (on the main floor), DJ Dr. Groo spins drum 'n' bass (in the basement). Saturdays, DJs Derrick Kyles, Kurt Stephens & FLX. Next Friday, June 2, DJ Scribble. 312-751-2900.

DREAMS 935 S. State, Lockport: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturday, Elbo. 815-834-0084.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Tony Abasolo & Neill. Saturdays, DJs Myke T, Neill & Adrian. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday, Red Pop Theory. Saturday, Four Story. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Aaron Aggarwal (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Next Friday, June 2, Wunderlich. Next Saturday, June 3, Garbo Swag. 815-356-9980.

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

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 9 PM Sundays and Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Iguanas, Whitey O'Day. Saturday, Liquid Soul, Whitey O'Day. Sunday, jam session with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, Matt McBride. Wednesday, Johnny Socko. Thursdays, Quantum Leep. Next Friday, June 2, Swing Crew. Next Saturday, June 3, New Duncan Imperials, Radio Slave. Next Sunday, June 4, Ophur. 847-358-9150.

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

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM on weeknights, later on weekends. Friday, Uniform, Wonderdrug, Phil Rockrohr & the Lifters. Saturday, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone, Aftergrace, Aljala. Sundays, Sumo. Monday, E-Mics, Blue Turtle. Tuesday, Blue October, Ian Crockett. Wednesday, Swag. Thursday, DeMilos, Cedarcase. Next Friday, June 2, Underbelly, U.R.T., Mirth. Next Saturday, June 3, Park: A Rock Band, Great Apes, Echo Base, Gayle Ritt. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Batteries Not Included. 773-775-2848.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Alice Peacock. 847-428-4500.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Makers (see Spot Check), Dishes, Entertainment. Saturday, Atombombpocketknife, Eternals, Pines of Nowhere, Witches. Sunday, "Borrowed Language" DJs spin with Josh Werner. Monday, 9 PM, Farm Team, Spiveys, Bob City, 66 Goat. Thursday, Stereo Total, Bobby Conn, Solex. Next Friday, June 2, Calexico, Macha, Knife in Water (no cover). Next Saturday, June 3, Thomas Brinkmann, RRR. Next Sunday, June 4, 7 PM, Molasses, Bonnevill, Pillow. 773-276-3600.

EQUATOR CLUB 4715 N. Broadway: Saturday, 9 PM, Yondo Sister. 773-728-2411.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

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. Fridays, DJ Gil Burns. Saturdays, DJ Laura B. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Sundays, Dub Dis (no cover). 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin music from 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-4 AM Saturdays. 773-395-2700.

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

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Saturday, Americana. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 7-11 PM, open mike. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Saturday, 8 PM, Marina V (no cover). 630-922-9821.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Friday, Gene Carbonell, Soma DJ Christopher Robin. Saturday, Butterfly 7, Frique & Majid. 312-226-4555.

FINISH LINE 8550 W. Ogden, Lyons: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Gramps Johnson. Saturday, Metal Works. 708-447-3116.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: Friday, 6 PM, Groovie Ghoulies (see Spot Check), Arrivals, Buck; 10 PM, Haymarket Riot, Five Deadly Venoms, Ring, Cicada. Saturday, 2 PM, Earth Crisis, Canderia, All Out War, Walls of Jericho, E-Town Concrete, Shadows Fall, God Forbid; 10 PM, Makers (see Spot Check), Nerves, Mushuganas. Sunday, 8 PM, Thrones, Sicbay, Blackdice, Tale of Genji. Tuesday, 7 PM, Cue Talent, Kindness, the Sea & Ocean, Troubled Hubble. Wednesday, 8 PM, D.M.S., Speed, This Is Metal, Buddy Revelles, Intelligibles. Thursday, 6 PM, Submission Hold, Kung Fu Rick; 10 PM, Shiner, Del Rey, Someday I. Next Friday, June 2, 6 PM, Boy Sets Fire, Ann Berreta, Lando's 45; 10 PM, Loraxx, Love666, Vxdx. Next Saturday, June 3, 5 PM, Cross My Heart, Brandtson, the Story So Far, Lynyrd's Innards, Dig Dug; 9 PM, Herc., White Collar Criminals, Minim. Next Sunday, June 4, 8 PM, Eternals, Starlite Desperation, Ruby Dar, Project K. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Waco Brothers, Sally Timms. Saturday, 10 PM, Yellow Hammers, Ouray. Thursday, 8:30 PM, Peter Case (see Spot Check). Next Friday, June 2, 10 PM, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, Grand Marquis, Refried Beats DJs spin. Mondays, open mike. Tuesdays, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Saturday, Kraig Kenning Band. Thursday, Cirrus Falcon. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Tumbleweed. Saturday, Critics. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9 PM. Next Friday, June 2, Riptones. 630-416-4898.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Saturday, 8 PM, Sally Taylor (all-ages show). 219-464-4700.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJ EKG spins Wednesdays through Sundays after 8 PM. Wednesday, 9 PM, Moreno, Woolworthy. 773-248-3330.

FUSE 738 N. Clark: DJs spin Tuesdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Sundays, "Sequence" hosted by DJs Ry-N & Kevin Cunningham. 312-932-9289.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Friday, open mike hosted by New Galerians. Next Friday, June 2, Moonlighters. Next Saturday, June 3, Bastards, Stalemate. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Denise Tomasello & Russ Long. Saturdays, 10 PM, Denise Tomasello & Russ Long. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike with Michael McAssey. Monday, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Job Christensen. Tuesday, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Chuck Larkin. Wednesday, 5:30 PM, Mark Burnell; 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Chuck Larkin. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Friday, 7:30 PM, Rick Aiello; 10 PM, Ginger Tam & Chuck Larkin. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Ben Holbrook; 10 PM, Bobby Beech & Michael McAssey. Sunday, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings with Nan Mason & Gino DeLuca. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe; 9:30 PM, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Scott Montgomery Band; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Honey West & Bob Moreen. 773-348-1053.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, VJs spin "retro classics." 773-252-4090.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, 10 PM, Jason Jones. 773-549-3232.

GINGERMAN 3740 N. Clark: Sunday, 12:30 PM, benefit for the Avon 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk with gaming events all day and music by Lance Barer & Stuart Draper and the Neighborhood. 773-868-0432.

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.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin nightly from 10 PM until 4 AM. 312-587-8469.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Megasuperultra, Red Dahlia. Wednesday, Jamie Lynn Paradise, Chris Mordecai, Kristen Ronne, Nancy Anteski. Thursday, Seven Day Run, Kimi Hayes. Next Friday, June 2, Anish, Printers Rogue. 773-472-5139.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Saturdays, 7-9 PM, all-ages "free-form" dancing to DJ music (world beat, techno, and trip-hop). 773-381-3042.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Music at 11 PM. Friday, Dylan Imitators. Saturday, Tim Hort's Radio Hour. Thursday, 10 PM, Bobby Fischer Price. 773-465-8005.

HELL 1115 N. North Branch: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays. Saturdays, Matt Warren. 312-236-4355.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 9 PM, Andrew Frakker. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Joey Edwin. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Kevin & Aiden. 773-883-0304.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 10 PM, Tokyo Expando, Mary Janes (see Spot Check). Saturday, 10 PM, Stardust (David Bowie tribute band), Iggy Yoakum & His Famous Pogo Ponies. Sunday, 10 PM, Neko Case. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Drag the River, Grandpa's Ghost (see Critic's Choice), Spot (see Critic's Choice), Stop & Listen Boys. Thursday, 9:30 PM, Bees Are Black. Next Friday, June 2, 9:30 PM, Split Lip Rayfield, Nora O'Connor, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys, Myshkin. Next Saturday, June 3, 9 PM, Twang Bang, Sons of the Never Wrong. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Satya Graha, Poor Charlie. Saturday, Gowhead, Afterglow. Next Friday, June 2, Weed Street Band, Bottle of Justus. Next Saturday, June 3, Sine the Band, Ian Crockett Band. 773-929-0944.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1471 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Caesare spins "easy listening sounds," bossa nova, and international pop music. 773-486-0686.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Hector & His Orchestra. Saturday and Sunday, Ben McKoy & the Belizean Melody Swingers, DJ Myke Wade. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 6 PM, Davu Seru & Jeremy Barnes; 9 PM, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement, Foley. Wednesday, 8 PM, "Backyard Variety Show" with Rene Ness, the Straniero, and others. 312-362-9707.

THE HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays; three separate rooms feature hip-hop and reggae, Latin and house music, and progressive dance and old school. 773-486-2086.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Harmony Riley, J. Davis Trio, Rebecca's Statue. Saturday, Lucy Pearl. Tuesday, 6:45 PM, Atrixo, U.S. Crush, Monkey Paw. Wednesday, 6 PM, Dido (no cover). Thursday, 8:30 PM, L.A. Guns, Bar Seven, Hair of the Dog. Next Friday, June 2, Superdiamond, Strain Busy Sky. Next Saturday, June 3, Toots & the Maytals, Roots Rock Society. Next Sunday, June 4, 7 PM, Insane Clown Posse. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 9 PM-1 AM, Paul Anton. Mondays, 5-9 PM, Ben Rudolph, Jonathan Menchin. Wednesdays, 5-9 PM, Bobby Harrison. 312-640-0999.

INTA'S 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-5 AM. Fridays, DJs spin R&B and hip-hop. 312-829-7503.

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

JACK'S TAP 901 W. Jackson: Friday, 6 PM-2 AM, DJs spin at "Mature Night" (25 & over) with free stepping lessons and music by DJ Herb Kent from 7 to 8 PM; DJ Wayne Williams spins from 11 PM-2 AM. 312-339-6861.

EL JARDIN FIESTA CANTINA 3407 N. Clark: Music after 8 PM. DJs spin rock, pop, and alternative Fridays and retro Saturdays. 773-327-4646.

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, Tim Mahoney & the Meenies, Red Wanting Blue. Saturday, Rubber, 12 oz. Glory. Wednesday, 9 PM, Anne Harris. Thursday, 9 PM, Dave & Rae. Next Friday, June 2, Night Ranger. Next Saturday, June 3, Mr. Blotto. 312-337-3486.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, 8 PM, Dan Darrah. 773-477-3330.

JUB JUB CLUB 2447 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Saturdays through Thursdays. Saturdays and Tuesdays, DJ Polish Sausage. Sundays, "Garbage Sundays" with DJ Redneck Ed spinning garage, punk, country & blues. Wednesdays, DJ Uncle Doughnutz. 773-665-7557.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-4040.

KEG 810 Grove, Evanston: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Yabba Griffiths & Traxx. 847-869-9987.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Trippin' Billies. Saturday, Common Ground. Next Friday, June 2, Hello Dave. Next Saturday, June 3, Underwater People. 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. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, Big Brad, DJ Scott Lucas. Tuesdays, DJs Rich Gonshak, Todd Witt & Kevin Loftus. Wednesdays, DJ Kevin Tihista. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM and weeknights at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Shawn & Janelle. Tuesdays and Thursdays, open mike hosted by Alec. Wednesdays, DJ Arnold, Naked Jenga. Next Friday, June 2, Eric Howell. Next Saturday, June 3, Trace. 773-384-1040.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Saturday, 9 PM, Banana Sac, Nemo, Mangy. 708-388-6755.

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

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Saturdays, 7 PM-3 AM, salsa dance lessons with music by Fuerza y Alma. Sunday, DJs Shawn Jackson, Psycho Bitch, 7-Up & others. Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs Jevon Jackson, Mike Miles, Matt Syndrum & Aura spin house. Thursday, 9 PM, salsa music with Andy Muntañez y Su Orquesta. 773-528-3400.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Ben Harbert. Saturday, the Thin Man performs at a Lit-Ex reading featuring Jay Davis and Andrew S.A. 773-489-9554.

LUNAR BREWING COMPANY 54 E. St. Charles, Villa Park: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Four Fi. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Fuzz. Next Saturday, June 3, Made to Be Broken. 630-530-2077.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM; no cover on weeknights. Friday, Almighty Rogers, Convulsions. Saturday, Lord Thumb, Moxy Blue. Tuesday, Almighty Rogers. Wednesday, A.J. Rosales, Juleps. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Jan James. Next Friday, June 2, Sal Fortunato & His Fabulous Stingrays. Next Saturday, June 3, Seers Poncho, D. Roth. 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. Saturday, Lego, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. Sunday, Frankie Feliciano, Jevon Jackson. Mondays, "Beat Project" funk, soul & hip-hop showcase with DJs Shon Dervis & Hiroki features live performances and guest DJs. Tuesdays, DJ Touch. Thursdays, Chicago Samba School. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Fridays, at 5 and 9 PM on Saturdays, and after 4 PM on Sundays. Fridays, Stanley Karcz. Saturday, 5 PM, Peter Miletic; 9 PM, Stanley Karcz. Tuesdays, Stanley Karcz. Wednesdays, Tom Linsk. Thursdays, Gary Filip. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays; no cover. Friday, Peter Oprisko Duo. Saturday, Phil Baron. Sundays, Chicago Rose. Monday, Troy Neihardt. Tuesday, Dave Allen. Wednesday, John Zamojcin. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music after 6 PM. Friday, Chicago Rose. Saturday, Tom Linsk. Sunday, Larry O'Connor. Monday, Scott Holman. Tuesday, Phil Baron. Wednesday, Dave Allen. 847-952-8755.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly, 9 PM-5 AM on Saturdays. 773-975-9244.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Immigrant Suns (see Spot Check), Eyesores, Lozenge. Saturday, Time Beings, Mark Watson. Sunday, Rico. Tuesday, Arthur Lee & Cats Under the Stars. Wednesday, Sonic Voodoo, Jeff Freling. Thursday, "Big C Jamboree" with the Shack Shakers. Next Friday, June 2, 10 PM, Indiginous. 773-404-9494.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs nightly after 5:30 PM; dance floor Fridays and Saturdays from 10 PM until 2 AM. Mondays, 10 PM, "Ultra Glam" female impersonators perform. 312-255-8579.

MEMORIES 4358 N. Cicero: Next Saturday, June 3, 9:30 PM, Running Madd with Swindle Wendell. 773-286-8640.

MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub with DJs spinning nightly after 5 PM. 312-427-1774.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 10 PM, Elliott Smith, Minders. Saturday, 7 PM, L7, Black Halos, Two Ton Boa. Sunday, 9 PM, Paul Johnson, Electric Indigo, Chris Devine Debacle, Colette, Justin Long, Slater Hogan, Dayhota, Sativa, Greg Haus, Mark Centennial, Christopher Robin, Pulz-8. Monday, 9 PM, Kid Koala (see Critic's Choice) with Bullfrog, DJ Food (see Critic's Choice), DJ Sativa. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, From Zero, Mindless Self Indulgence, Bender, Crash Poet. Thursday, 9 PM, Primal Scream (see Spot Check). Next Friday, June 2, 9 PM, Gaza Strippers, Muchacha, Wicker Man, Arrivals. Next Saturday, June 3, 10 PM, Juliana Hatfield, Atomic Numbers. 773-549-0203.

MIKE & DENISE'S 1760 N. Farnsworth, Aurora: Friday, 6 PM, Dae (no cover). 630-820-7447.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Next Sunday, June 4, 10 AM-2 PM, acoustic brunch with Mythic Fig Trio. 847-742-5040.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin after 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 847-488-0320.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR 6727 Olmsted: 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, Leah Galyean, Yvonne Doll & the Locals, John Mathie. Saturday, Whimsical, Karma Sutra, Breather. Sunday, "Fnordic Frequencies" hosted by DJs Doug & Josh. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-764-6401.

MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Danny Arias. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Spinmistress Batty & Carrie Monster spin goth. 773-486-7774.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Friday, 8 PM, BBI. Saturday, 8 PM, World Class Noise. Monday, 8 PM, Big Guitars From Memphis. 312-595-7437.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM. Thursdays, DJ Dave Roberts spins until 4 AM. 773-528-2622.

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.

NORTH BEACH 1001 N. Roselle, Hoffman Estates: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Sine the Band. Saturday, Blah Blah. 847-885-7030.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJ Tankboy spins late on Fridays and DJ Ronnie spins late on Saturdays. Friday, 9:30 PM, Homunculus, Molasses, Ulu. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Bumpus, Session, DJ Ronnie. Sundays, 10 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Chris Green & New Perspective. Thursdays, 10 PM, MVP. Next Friday, June 2, 11 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Next Saturday, June 3, 10 PM, Chicago Samba School. 773-489-0011.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches; 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7:30-11 PM, pianist Chad Willetts. 312-787-2200.

PAPA'S PIZZA 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Music at 6 PM. Friday and Saturday, Joe Marshall. 815-468-6666.

PAPA'S PUB 77 N. Main, Manteno: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Soccer Mom. 815-468-6666.

PAPAGALLO'S RISTORANTE 246 Green Bay, Highwood: Saturdays, 7-10 PM, Eric "Pianoman" Stang. 847-432-6663.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Stockboy, Book of Pisces. Saturday, Three Card Guts, Vacation Bible School. Sunday, Farm Team, Negligents, System & Station, G America. Thursday, Ginny's Rites. Next Friday, June 2, Bent, Differents. Next Saturday, June 3, the Idea, Gamut Dynamic. Next Sunday, June 4, Otto. 773-486-9862.

PLANETA MEXICO 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 773-489-0600.

POLLY ESTHER'S 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Mike Z & Vanilli Vice. Sunday, Libido Funk Circus. Thursdays, Video Stars. 312-664-0777.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: DJs spin after 10 PM Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays; no cover. Wednesdays, Garden Foundation & Rust Crew DJs spin hip-hop. Monday, 1:30 PM, Great Crusades. 773-252-7767.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Baddagio. Wednesday, Adam Ezra. 773-276-9730.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM nightly, 5 AM on Saturdays. Fridays, DJ David Britton & Lil' John. Saturdays, Twilite Tone, 33-1/3, Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant & Lego, DJ Keith Ware. 773-278-1009.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Music after 8:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and after 8 PM Saturdays. Fridays, Gene Garcia. Saturdays, Troy Neihardt, John Zamojcin. Sundays, John Zamojcin. Mondays and Thursdays, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury. Tuesdays, John Zamojcin, Tom Linsk. Wednesdays, Kenny Phelps. 312-640-1000.

REDNOFIVE 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM; free admission before midnight. Friday, 8fatfat8, Colette. Saturday, Tom Craft, Chad Sommer, Chris Walsh, John Curley, Charles Little. Thursdays, "Digdugg" with residents Derrick, James & Diz. 312-733-6699.

REILLY'S DAUGHTER 4010 W. 111th, Oak Lawn: Music at 9:30 PM. Sunday, Shades of Grey. 708-423-1188.

RILEY'S ROCK HOUSE 110 N. Lake, Aurora: Music after 10 PM. Next Sunday, June 4, "International Extreme Music Festival" with Shadows Fall, Krisiun, Dismember, Kataklysm, and others. 630-896-1031.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs Meza & Xavier Temple spin "high energy dance music" 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-738-9971.

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays and Tuesdays. 312-440-0535.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish (no cover). 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Stevie Starlite. Saturday, Heartsfield, Kampfire Kowboys. Wednesdays, Rory's Raiders. Thursday, Rick "Elvis" Saucedo. Next Friday, June 2, 10 PM, ARRA. 630-543-3101.

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

RUBY SLIPPER 1161 N. Dearborn: DJs spin until 4 AM Fridays through Thursdays and Sundays and until 5 AM on Saturdays. 312-337-2300.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, New Duncan Imperials, Dillingers. Saturday, 8 PM, Dolly Varden (see Critic's Choice); 11 PM, Randy Weeks (see Critic's Choice). Sunday, 8 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. Mondays, 9 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Tuesday, 9 PM, Quiet Kid, Fly Seville, Turner Joy. Thursday, 9 PM, Music Tapes, 8-Track Gorilla. Next Friday, June 2, 10 PM, Julie Doiron, Philo, Gentle Readers. Next Saturday, June 3, 10 PM, Frisbie, Rosenbergs, Oh My God. Next Sunday, June 4, 8 PM, Joseph Arthur. 773-525-2508.

720 CLUB 720 N. Wells: DJs spin salsa and merengue, rock en español, and progressive underground Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 312-397-0600.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Wednesday, 7 PM, Slugs (benefit for Team WXRT in AIDS Ride 5). 312-527-2722.

SIDELINES 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Next Friday, June 2, Heavy Water. 773-528-7569.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Friday, DJ Wiz Kid. Saturday, Core. Thursday, 45s. Next Friday, June 2, Video Stars. Next Saturday, June 3, Wicked Garden. 708-526-7174.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Mr. Myers. 847-991-2150.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Darrell Woodson. Saturdays, DJ Gil Burns. Sundays, DJ Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz & DJ Abalorious spin deep Latin grooves. Mondays, Current, Temulent & J Initial spin drum & bass. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner spins punk rock. Thursdays, DJ V. Next Saturday, June 3, Cut La Roc, Space Raiders, Sparky Lightbourne. 773-549-4140.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY PUB 36 E. New York, Aurora: Music at 8 PM. Wednesday, Only Sons. 630-264-9800.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM nightly. Fridays, Mark Hultmark. Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge. Mondays, DJ Steven Farias. Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain. Thursdays, DJ Billy Seagrave. 773-327-7711.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Tuesday, DJs spins reggae & dub (no cover). Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike (no cover). 708-922-9950.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Jason Christopher. Thursdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña, DJ Rebecca, Rippin' Ray & others. 312-587-8779.

STARBUCKS COFFEE 3184 N. Clark: Sundays, 1 PM, Meisha Herron (free performance). 773-935-9270.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin on the first floor. Friday, Peking Turtle, Shaista Bosch. Saturday, Milkbaby, Quasar Wut-Wut. Sunday, Box-o-car, Big Angry Fish. Next Friday, June 2, 11 PM, Soul Sound. Next Saturday, June 3, 11 PM, After Grace. 773-278-6600.

TALES 702 N. River Rd., Mount Prospect: Next Friday, June 2, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-298-7487.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJs Jay Biz & Mass Transit. Sundays, Twisted Bliss. Tuesdays, DJ Scott Lucas. 773-227-4906.

THE U!N! CLUB 3548 N. River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs spin after 8 PM. Fridays and Tuesdays, DJ Jimmy B. spins music from the 50s to the present. Saturdays, DJs spin dance music. Wednesdays, DJs Red Lox & Stallion Luv with DJ Blade spin reggae. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa & merengue (with free dance lessons at 9 PM with Manny Lopez). 847-233-9091.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, 9 PM, Justin Roberts, Liam Davis. Saturday, 8 and 10 PM, Kevin So. Sunday, 7 PM, Temple, Jim Loftus, John Sabal & Paris DeLayne. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, "Thrift" DJs Pap, Anton & Funktion. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM-1 AM, Heather Horton Band. 312-266-7761.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Sunday, 9 PM, Scott Montgomery Band. 773-871-7799.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Sundays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays. Tuesdays, open jam with Anthony & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

VIOLET 3423 N. Southport: Restaurant and bar. Wednesdays, Stockboy. 773-528-2220.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 9 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

VOYEUR 151 W. Ohio: DJs spin after 10 PM. Friday, Alex Peace. Wednesdays, Bandoleros. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Generations. Saturday, Cycle Something, Daytimer. Tuesday, Mr. Blotto. Thursday, Bourbon Street. Next Friday, June 2, Shades of Grey, Gigglewater. 773-929-1300.

WEBSTER WINE BAR 1480 W. Webster: No cover. Mondays, 10 PM, Sticky Lupree. 773-868-0608.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Tango Ridge. Saturday, open stage. Tuesday, Love Chaos. 312-943-7815.

WILD GOOSE 4265 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, the Neighborhood. Sundays, DJ Matthew King spins acid jazz, techno, ambient, and drum & bass (no cover). 773-281-7112.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Friday, Michael Black, Rico. Saturday, Innocent, Les Exodus. Sundays, Gizzae. Monday, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesday, Ras Kelly, Indika. 773-327-4273.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, B.L.T. & Mayo. 773-271-0401.

WOODEN NICKEL 327 Waukegan, Highwood: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, Bob Bloom. Mondays, DJ Smut. Wednesdays, Arthur Lee & Cats Under the Stars. Thursdays, Uncle John's Band. 847-432-6430.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays, Louis & Scharpf. 773-549-4949.

YVETTE 1206 N. State: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Milt Trenier & Company. Sundays, 7 PM, Nadine Baxter. Mondays, 7 PM, Ester Hana. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Gwen Pippin. Wednesdays, 8 PM, pianist Bob Solone. Thursdays, 8 PM, Faye Bolden. 312-280-1700.

ZANZIBAR Empress Casino, Empress Road between I-80 and Route 6, Joliet. Music at 8 PM. DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays; live bands perform Thursdays. 888-436-7737.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Piano bar with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Tom Oman. Sundays, open jam session with Gary Filip & friends. Mondays, pianist Ruth Allen. Tuesdays, pianist Gary Filip. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Tom Oman. 312-642-5140.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, and Thursdays through Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

CHICAGO SONGWRITERS' COLLECTIVE Free concert. Tuesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SEAN CLELAND BAND "American Friday Nights" concert and exhibition viewing features Irish folk music. Friday, 5 PM, Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan. 312-664-3939.

MARK DVORAK Free concert. Thursday, June 1, 12:15 PM, lower level auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

IRISH FESTIVAL 2000 See Fairs & Festivals.

LEO KOTTKE Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren, Woodstock. 815-338-5300.

JONI MITCHELL performs music from Both Sides Now with symphony orchestra accompaniment. Tuesday, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

LINDA M. SMITH Free concert. Next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

STATLER BROTHERS Next Saturday, June 3, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

DOC WATSON Next Saturday, June 3, 7 and 10 PM (with opener Sally Timms), and next Sunday, June 4, 4 and 7 PM (with opener Michael Miles), Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

TRISHA YEARWOOD, KIM RICHEY Next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Sundays, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. Next Friday, June 2, Yonder Mountain String Band. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Sarah Wilfong. Saturday, David & Marion. Next Friday, June 2, Alan Saltzman. 847-332-1116.

BLACKHAWK LODGE 41 E. Superior: Sundays, brunch and bluegrass music. 312-280-4080.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country music at 7 PM; DJs spin Fridays and Sundays through Tuesdays. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Saturday, June 3, Susanna & the Hollywoods. Next Sunday, June 4, Can-Ky-Ree. 773-384-2547.

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

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

COWBOY'S LOUNGE 10400 Fullerton, Melrose Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday through Sunday, Black Lace Band. 847-288-1848.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Wednesday, DJ Jon Langford spins country music. 773-472-2771.

DUMAS WALKER'S BBQ PIT & FISH SHACK 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: DJs spin country music Thursdays through Saturdays after 7:30 PM. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill Garcia. Thursdays, DJ Sux. 847-593-2200.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Next Friday, June 2, Switchback. 847-428-4500.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sundays, 5 PM, and Tuesdays, 9 PM, live Irish music. 312-836-0066.

FAST EDDIE McATEER IRISH PUB 5943 N. Northwest Highway: Sundays, 7 PM, North & South. 773-763-0095.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesday, 8 PM, Alpha Stewart & friends. Thursday, 8:30 PM, Peter Case (see Spot Check). 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Small Potatoes. Next Saturday, June 3, Joseph Daniel Sobol. 630-393-1247.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Friday, Dylan Imitators. Saturday, Tim Hort's Radio Hour. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike with Craig Champlin (in the Red Line Tap). Next Friday, June 2, Kelly Hogan & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts. Next Saturday, June 3, Diamonds & Rust. 773-465-8005.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3 PM, traditional Irish jam session. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band. 773-883-0304.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Next Friday, June 2, 9:30 PM, Split Lip Rayfield, Nora O'Connor, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys, Myshkin. Next Saturday, June 3, 9 PM, Twang Bang, Sons of the Never Wrong. 773-227-4433.

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

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER 4626 N. Knox: Music in the Fifth Province Pub after 9 PM. Friday, Jeff Ward. Saturday, Johnny Gleason, Ted Healy. 773-282-7035.

IRISH MILL INN 26592 N. Highway 83, Mundelein: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Whitey O'Day. Thursdays, 8 PM, open stage. 847-566-7044.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Live Irish music Wednesday through Saturday nights. 773-935-6669.

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: Friday, 8:30 PM, John Raffaelli. Mondays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Bobby Dunne. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Mighty Joe. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish sessiun. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Back in Stride. 708-388-6755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Monday, Jim DeWan (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MASTHOUSE 528 E. Calhoun, Woodstock: Next Saturday, June 3, 7 PM, open mike & sing-along. 847-836-6278.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Kayte Bodle. Next Saturday, June 3, Cat Catalani. 847-940-7134.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Tom Dundee with Sean Seman, Lynn Erker, and others. Mondays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Next Saturday, June 3, Tom Dundee with Sean Seman, Lynn Erker, and others. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Jen & Mel. 773-276-9730.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Saturday, 11 PM, Randy Weeks (see Critic's Choice). 773-525-2508.

TINLEY PERK 7899 W. 159th, Tinley Park: Tuesdays, 7 PM, open stage with Ken Qualter. 708-633-7375.

TOMMY NEVIN'S PUB 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Live Irish music on Sunday afternoons; no cover. 847-864-5913.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Friday, Lisa Bigwood. Next Friday, June 2, Banjo Fred Starner. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, 9 PM, Justin Roberts, Liam Davis. Wednesday, 8 PM, C.H.A.T. music showcase with Linda M. Smith & Tristen. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Monday, 8-10 PM, Debi Kujawa. Wednesdays, 8-10:30 PM, John Lawler. Thursdays, 7:30-10 PM, Lynne Mandarino. 312-266-7761.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, 9 PM, Abby Rowold; 10 PM, Matt & Emily. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Ben Porter. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

BIG DOOWOPPER Free in-store performance. Saturday, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

CHA AMBASSADOR CHOIR, METROPOLIS BOYS CHOIR OF CHICAGO Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

CHRISTLAND SINGERS, INSPIRATIONAL CHARMS, GATLING STAFF CHOIR, ARGO SINGERS, TRUE SPIRIT GOSPEL SINGERS Free gospel concert. Next Sunday, June 4, 3 PM, Gatling's Chapel Annex, 10133 S. Halsted. 773-881-4111 or 773-239-0252.

OTIS CLAY Benefit for Chicago State University Music Department. Friday, 7 PM, Robinson University Center, Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Dr. 773-995-3898.

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN'S CHOIR Benefit concert. Next Sunday, June 4, 3 PM, Torrey-Gray Auditorium, Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle. 312-427-4830, ext. 302.

KATHERINE DAVIS Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 3, 1 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

ROCKIN' JOHNNY Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 3, 4 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DAVE SPECTER Free performance. Next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

DAVE STRYKER in a free concert. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Quartet/Ken Saydak Blues Show. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Wednesdays, blues jam with the All-Stars. 773-734-0491.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Phil Guy. Saturday, J.B. Ritchie. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesday, Carl Davis. Next Friday, June 2, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Next Saturday, June 3, Jimmy Burns. 847-776-9850.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Thursday, June 1, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 312-243-1699.

BLARNEY STONE 15400 S. Cicero, Oak Forest: Saturday, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 708-535-4800.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Monday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tuesday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Wednesday, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers with Grana' Louise. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Chico Banks Band with Patricia Scott. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tuesday, Alan Batts Band with Grana' Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. 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. Sunday, John Primer. Mondays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, King Corey. Wednesday, Liz Mandville-Greeson & the Blue Points. Thursday, Jimmy Burns. Next Friday, June 2, Michael Coleman. 773-528-1012.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Tommy McCracken. Saturday, Melvin Taylor. Mondays, Big Bill Hickey & the Moneymakers (no cover). Tuesdays, Marty Sammon (no cover). Wednesdays, jam hosted by Rockin' Johnny. Thursday, Mighty Joe Young Band. Next Friday, June 2, Maurice John Vaughn. Next Saturday, June 3, James Solberg. 773-525-8989.

BONANZA LOUNGE 552 E. 47th: Sundays, 8 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Blues Broom Dusters. 773-538-3200.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Diamond Jim Green. Thursdays, Sugar Blue. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesday, open stage hosted by Brother John & others. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, 5:30 PM, Diamond Jim Green; 9:30 PM, John Primer, Matthew Skoller. Saturday, Kinsey Report, Ron Prince & Hard Time. Sunday, Howard & the White Boys. Tuesday, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith. Wednesday, Charlie Love. Thursday, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Devil in a Woodpile. Next Friday, June 2, 5:30 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Smokin' Joe Kubek, Rev. Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys. Next Saturday, June 3, Son Seals, Jay Stulo Band. Next Sunday, June 4, Brother John. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Sunday, DJ Brian. Mondays, DJ Steve. 773-384-2547.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays, 6 PM, Professor John. 312-433-0025.

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

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE II 1634 W. 69th: Mondays, 7 PM-midnight, blues open mike with Patricia Scott, Lucky Price, and Floyd Taylor. 773-471-6497.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Music after 10:30 PM. Wednesdays, 6 PM-midnight, Double J Band. 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar features live blues and zydeco after 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Carl Davis Band. Thursday through next Saturday, June 3, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 847-520-4800.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 773-327-1662.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Gospel Supremes. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Professor John & His Band. 312-836-7870.

EBONY SOCIAL CENTER 3601 W. Harrison: Thursdays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-265-0337.

FAMOUS DAVE'S 739 N. Clark: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, 5 PM, Nick Moss; 9:30 PM, Jim Liban Combo. Saturday, 5 PM, Diamond Jim Green; 9:30 PM, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sunday, Little Al Thomas & the Crazy House Band. Monday, Casey Jones. Tuesday, Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys. Wednesday, King Corey. Thursday, Marty Sammon & the Midnight Street Jam. Next Friday, June 2, 5 PM, Brother John; 9:30 PM, Byther Smith. Next Saturday, June 3, 5 PM, Joanna Connor; 9:30 PM, Melvin Taylor. 312-266-2400.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM; no cover. Next Saturday, June 3, Nightcrawlers. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Howard & the White Boys. Saturday, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. Next Saturday, June 3, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Tuesdays, Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, open jam with Smokin' Goose Band (call 708-542-5630); 10 PM, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Saturdays, midnight-2 AM, blues jam with Fernando Jones. 773-373-6292.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Barbara LeShoure. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Fabulous Fish Heads. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Jeff Zak & Cold Shot (no cover). Thursday, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray. Next Saturday, June 3, 9:30 PM, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. 708-484-3610.

HEROES & LEGENDS 2400 W. Jefferson, Joliet: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Sound & Fury. 815-741-9207.

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

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Friday and Saturday, No Mercy Band. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Tuesday, Dynotones. Wednesday, Kenny Wayne Shepherd (on the main stage, with opener Rockin' Dopsy); Dynotones (on the Back Porch Stage). Thursday, Dynotones. Next Friday, June 2, Studebaker John & the Hawks. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar 9 PM-1 AM. Saturday, Soul Fedd. 312-245-0333.

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

JB LOUNGE 5959 W. Chicago: Sundays, 6-11 PM, ZZ Hill Jr. & the Bad Influence. 773-261-8228.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 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; no cover. Friday, Keith Scott Band. Saturday, Half Blind Mike & the Seeing Eye Dogs. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, A.C. Reed & the Sparkplugs, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers, Kid Dynamite. Sundays, 4-8:30 PM, blues jam with Zanne Mack Band; 9:30 PM, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Mondays and Wednesdays, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers, Andre Taylor & Nellie Travis. Tuesday, Lindsey Alexander, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Thursday, Charlie Love (live radio broadcast). Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, Vance Kelly. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Casey Jones. Saturday, Otis Clay. Sundays, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Shirley King. Thursday, Casey Jones. Next Friday, June 2, Pat Smillie Band. Next Saturday, June 3, Howard Scott & the World Band. 312-360-1558.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM and weeknights at 8 PM; no cover. Saturday, Vida Blues, Gospel Singers. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Jumpin' Willy Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-525-2422.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Strictly Southside Blues Band. Next Friday, June 2, Tony Rome & the Wanderers. 708-863-2000.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Big Sweaty Men. 773-252-1155.

111 CLUB 111 W. 111th: Fridays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-821-9165.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Friday, Moods. Saturday, Square Grouper. 815-477-0340.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Robert Stone. Sundays, open jam hosted by Blues Effect. 773-276-9730.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, open blues jam hosted by Blue Heat. Thursdays, Pat Doody Project (followed by an open jam). Next Saturday, June 3, 9:30 PM, Kinsey Report, Blue Plate Special. 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Chick Rodgers & Masheen Company. Sunday, Eomot Rasun. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesday, Chico Banks, Jesse Cross. Thursday, Little Mack Simmons. Next Friday, June 2, PeeWee Madison with Fred Johnson & the Checkmates. Next Saturday, June 3, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music after 7 PM; no cover. Sunday, 6 PM, Melva LeBlanc. Tuesday, Fat Time. Thursday, Matthew Skoller. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Studebaker John. Sundays, open jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Bill Lupkin Blues Band. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Wednesday, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All-Stars. 773-772-6656.

STARLITE 605 S. Pulaski: Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-826-5676.

TOWNHALL PUB 3340 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Brothers K Band. 773-472-4405.

290 SPORTS & JUICE BAR 3457 W. Harrison: No cover. Fridays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 9 PM, Willie D. & the All-Stars. 773-533-9208.

WILD GOOSE 4265 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Little Jimmy. 773-281-7112.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Saturday, 10 PM, Christopher Maring, Screaming Bluedogs. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open blues jam with Matthew Skoller Band. 773-271-0401.

jazz

concerts

PATRICIA BARBER Free performance. Next Saturday, June 3, 9 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

COLLEGE OF DuPAGE JAZZ COMBOS under the direction of Tom Tallman. Next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

SAMUEL DEL REAL LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE Thursday, June 1, 5-10 PM, John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438 or 312-559-0200.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ COMBOS Paul Ballin, director. Tuesday, 8 PM, Recital Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

KURT ELLING Free performance. Next Saturday, June 3, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

ALEX FOX Next Sunday, June 4, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

KENNY G, GEORGE BENSON Next Friday, June 2, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

DAVID GALLAGHER & JAMES GALLAGHER Student recital with guitar and drums. Friday, 8 PM, Fireside Lounge, White Activities Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5625.

MARNIE GLASER WITH DENNIS LUXION & BILL HARRISON Free admission. Next Sunday, June 4, 2 PM, Louis Lerner Auditorium, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

STEVEN HASHIMOTO & PAT FLEMING Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-8111.

JOANIE PALLATTO Free in-store performance. Saturday, 2 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

JAMES SANDERS QUARTET Free concert. Wednesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MALACHI THOMPSON & AFRICA BRASS perform musical interpretations of Biblical stories with narrator and vocalist Dianne Madison. Sunday, 8 PM, Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn. 773-536-6555.

MATTHEW TOPIC Student trumpet recital. Next Sunday, June 4, 8 PM, Fireside Lounge, White Activities Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5625.

YOUNG LIONS Von Freeman hosts a jazz showcase. Tuesdays, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Franz Jackson, John Watson, Tom Hope, Rich Pardo, Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturday, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Kelly Brand Quintet. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Greg Sergo's Ellington Dynasty. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charles 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, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Silver Streak with Tim McNamara, Tom Garling, John Young, John Bany & Martin Bany. Thursday, noon, Steven Hashimoto; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Next Friday, June 2, noon, Sonny Turner, John Watson, Tom Hope, Rich Pardo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Orbert Davis & His Hot 5 Quintet (tribute to Louis Armstrong). Next Saturday, June 3, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Joanie Pallatto with Frank Portolese, Rich Fudoli, Robert Shy, Dan Shapera & Sparrow. 312-642-6805.

BABALUCI 2152 N. Damen: Restaurant with live jazz upstairs on weekends. 773-486-5300.

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 next Saturday, June 3, Detour. 312-751-2433.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Next Sunday, June 4, Suede & Blue Roy, Jeannie Tanner Jazz Ensemble. 773-281-4444.

BELLA VISTA 1001 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, 8 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 773-404-0111.

BERNICE'S TWILIGHT ZONE RESTAURANT 2914 E. 79th: Thursdays, 8 PM, Latin jazz jam session with Crosswind. 773-374-6446.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM, Big Joe's Jazz Masters Trio with vocalist Michele Thomas; 9 PM-midnight, jam session with Darren Scorza, Neil Alger, and Alex Bednarke. 773-784-8755.

BIG NIGHT 749 N. Clark: Jazz and swing Fridays and Saturdays after 8:30 PM; no cover. 312-397-1201.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Wednesday, 8 PM, WesBound Trane. 630-406-0008.

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Tuesdays, 8:15 PM, Denise LaGrassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, Bob Carter Quartet with Ron Cooper (no cover). 773-525-8989.

CAFFE DELUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Ikiln Trio (no cover). 773-342-4555.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Donny Nichilo. 312-433-0025.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Friday, 5:30-9 PM, Elijah Levi Trio. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie. Thursday, 5:15-9 PM, Allyssa Jones Duo. Next Friday, June 2, 5:30-9 PM, Phil Kidder Trio. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain. 630-469-1080.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM-1:30 AM, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8:30 PM-12:30 AM, Arlene Bardelle & Craig Lanigan. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

CRU CAFE & WINE BAR 888 N. Wabash: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Denise LaGrassa Trio. 312-337-4001.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Thursdays, 7 PM, Eddie Harrison. 312-836-7870.

DILLIGAF'S 5401 W. Addison: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra (preceded by dance lessons at 8 PM). 773-202-9209.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tuesday, 10 PM, Tim Daisy with Matt Bauder & Jason Roebke. Wednesday, 10 PM, Dennis Mitcheltree Trio, GLM Trio. 773-276-3600.

ENNUI CAFE 6981 N. Sheridan: Music after 7 PM; no cover. Sundays, Bopzilla. Wednesdays, Jazz Hippies Power Trio. 773-973-2233.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Marcus Jefferson Trio. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Jeff Gilmore Group. Saturday, pianist Abi Demirgian. 847-718-9272.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sunday, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band. Next Sunday, June 4, 6 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra. 708-788-2118.

FOND DE LA TOUR 40 N. Tower, Oak Brook: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Jack D'Amico. 630-620-1500.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by dance lessons at 7 PM). 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Jazz Temple Quartet with Beau Barry & R.J. Temple. 773-489-5471.

GIANNI V. 550 Green Bay, Highwood: Restaurant with music in Club 550. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Joey Duna Trio (no cover). 847-433-5515.

GREAT BEER PALACE 4128 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, Bill Voltz Linear Ensemble. 773-525-4906.

GREAT SCOTT 1240 N. Wells: Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike for jazz and spoken word (no cover). 312-642-0481.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Chris Foreman/Greg Rockingham Quintet. Wednesday, 9 PM, Bill O'Connell's Skyliners Big Band. Thursday, 9 PM, Vince Willis. Next Friday, June 2, 9:30 PM, Fareed Haque Sextet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Dave Stryker; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, Dave Stryker; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 11 PM, Jenna Mammina Quartet. Monday, 9 PM, Grazyna Auguscik Quintet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesday, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, Karrin Allyson. Next Sunday, June 4, Patricia Barber Duo. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sunday, 8 PM, Phil Mosberg Quartet. Monday, 9 PM, Fareed Haque. Next Sunday, June 4, 8 PM, Michele Thomas. 773-465-8005.

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.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 6 PM, Davu Seru & Jeremy Barnes. Saturday, 10 PM, William Gomez Con Cache Orchestra. Sunday, 8 PM, Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. Tuesday, 8 PM, Niki Mitchell/Ed Wilkerson Quartet. Thursdays, 8 PM, 8 Bold Souls. Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, 9 PM, Roscoe Mitchell's Concerto Grosso. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Elaine Dame. 312-245-0333.

HUDSON CLUB 504 N. Wells: Restaurant and bar. Music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Donnie DeMarco Trio with Robyn Alexis. 312-467-1947.

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

JAZZ BARBERSHOP 1602 E. 53rd: Friday, 6 PM, Tony Rogers & Standing Room Only. 773-643-8041.

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 through Sunday, Joe Lovano Trio (see Critic's Choice). Monday, 8 PM, William Russo & the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Tuesday through next Sunday, June 4, Freddy Cole Quartet. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM; matinee performances on Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturday, Bopology with Peter Oprisko. Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, Katherine Davis; 6 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet. Mondays and Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHNNY D'S 616 Golf, Schaumburg: Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, Steven Hashimoto & Bob Long. 847-519-9161.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, Jon Menges Trio. 773-348-7592.

KUKLA'S 509 N. Wells: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, live swing music. Thursdays, Classic Trio performs jazz, bossa nova, and standards. 312-670-9711.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10 PM, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-665-4500.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Next Saturday, June 3, 9:30 PM, FM Reception. 773-489-9554.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, Mark Colby Quartet. Saturdays, Stephanie Browning Duo. Wednesday, 7 PM, Jeremy Kahn Duo. Thursdays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. 312-649-5874.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. 312-565-7444.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Sunday, 10 AM-2 PM, brunch with music by West End Jazz Band. 847-742-5040.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Jerry Bryerton with Adam Sonderberg, Carol Genetti & Bob Marsh. Saturday, Eric Roth with Phil Mosberg & Nate Bakkum. Sunday, 8 PM, Greg Hamilton & others. Thursday, Aram Shelton, GLM Trio. Next Saturday, June 3, Explosion: Cerebral. 773-728-5010.

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

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sunday, 7 PM, FM Reception, Laurie Lee Moses. 773-743-3355.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Joan Hickey Trio. Next Friday, June 2, Corky McClerkin Trio. Next Saturday, June 3, Spazztet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Patti Morabito Duo. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Karl Montzka Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Little Three Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Breno Sauer Trio. 708-848-4250.

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

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Jimmy Ellis Quartet. Saturday, Jeremy Kahn Quartet. Sunday, Denise LaGrassa Quartet. Mondays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesday, Paulinho Garcia & Grazyna Auguscik. Wednesday, Scott Stevenson Trio. Thursday, Kari Nelson Quartet. Next Friday, June 2, Doug Lawrence Quartet. Next Saturday, June 3, Katherine Davis Quartet. Next Sunday, June 4, Alison Ruble Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Friday, Rankinfyle. Saturday, Frank Portolese Trio, Keith Scott Trio. Tuesday, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. Wednesdays, Mark Madsen Trio. Thursdays, Suede & Blue Roy. Next Friday, June 2, Billy Flynn Trio. Next Saturday, June 3, Billy Flynn Trio, Sam Burkhardt Trio. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Live jazz at 6:30 PM Sundays. Sunday, Steve Sandner Trio. 815-477-0340.

PUMP ROOM Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 N. State Parkway: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Dan Merrigan Trio. Sundays, 11 AM-2:30 PM, classical guitarist Jim Perri. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 6 PM, Ellen Harwicke. Wednesdays, 6 PM, Jeanette Kopala. 312-266-0360.

REDS 1958 W. Roscoe: Mondays, 10 PM, John Airo's Kung Fu Jazz, John Paris/John Iragabon Quartet (no cover). 773-248-9523.

RUMORS 4500 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Next Friday, June 2, Denise LaGrassa Trio. 773-271-9944.

SCORES NIGHTCLUB 6764 W. Forest Preserve Dr., Harwood Heights: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain (no cover). 708-867-6767.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music at 7 PM. Sunday, 1-4 PM, Denise LaGrassa Quartet. 312-527-2722.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesdays, John Brumbach Quartet. Thursday, Bob Carter Trio with Ron Cooper. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 1904 S. Michigan: Fridays, jazz night hosted by Larry Smith featuring Double Trouble with trumpeters Maurice Brown & Corey Wilkes and vocalist Kelly Rich from 8:30-11 PM followed by a jam session from 11 PM-1 AM. Saturday, 9:30 and 11 PM, Maggie Brown. 312-225-4140.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Jackie Allen Trio. 708-922-9950.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fridays, Kevin Kizer Trio. Saturday, Ryan Shultz Trio. Wednesday, Eric Allen Trio. Thursday, Mark O'Connor Trio. Next Saturday, June 3, Rob Denty Trio. 630-305-0230.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Music at 6:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM on weeknights. Friday, Mark O'Connor Trio. Saturday, Juli Wood Trio. Tuesday, Eric Allen Duo. Wednesday, Geof Bradfield Duo. Thursday, Eric Allen Duo. Next Friday, June 2, Mark O'Connor Trio. Next Saturday, June 3, Neal Alger Trio. 630-305-0230.

TORTILLA FLATS 116 Schiller, Elmhurst: Sundays, 5-7:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7-9:30 PM, Essence of Jazz Trio. 630-832-9797.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Tuesday, 8 PM, Lark. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, Steve Ramsdell Quintet (no cover). 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30-10:30 PM, Lorna Boston & friends (no cover); 10:30 PM-4 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; 1-4 AM, Koco Brunson. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Tim Aubochon with Pat Williams & Ryan Bennett. Saturday, Hamid Drake with Fred Anderson & Tatsu Aoki. Sundays, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Velvet Lounge Inside/Outside Band with pianist Jodie Christian, trumpeter Walter Henderson, alto saxist Dennis Winslett, bassist Mendi & percussionist Tony Walton. 312-791-9050.

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

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Tearoom and cafe features jazz pianists at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM weeknights. Fridays, 5-8 PM, Eric Lugosch. Saturdays, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. Sundays, 8:30 PM, John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO 416 Hamilton, Geneva: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, pianist Bruce Oscar. Thursdays, Chuck Masny. 630-232-2201.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Next Saturday, June 3, 9 PM, Brendan Giusti Quintet. 312-396-9426.

international

concerts

ALEX FOX Next Sunday, June 4, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN Sunday, 3 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-7300.

TOMAS DE UTRERA Free in-store flamenco performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

international

clubs

ART BAR 215 W. Chicago: Wednesdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz, Lugo Rosado & Papi Chulo spin salsa (with dance lessons at 9 PM). 312-664-6500.

CAMPAGNOLA 815 Chicago, Evanston: Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Stuart Rosenberg's MISTO features Brazilian, Sephardic, and American music. 847-475-6100.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Thursday, June 1, Carlitos Rey. 312-733-7800.

EQUATOR CLUB 4715 N. Broadway: Saturday, 9 PM, Yondo Sister. 773-728-2411.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

FACES 223 W. Ontario: Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs Frankie Perez, Juan Carlos & Edgar Marroquien spin salsa. 312-440-3223.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJs spin salsa & merengue. 312-226-4555.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Sunday, "Tropic Jazz" with El Grand Combo, Tito Garcia, and DJ Jose de Jesus. 312-666-1695.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, Hector & His Orchestra. 773-271-4711.

LITTLE BUCHAREST 3001 N. Ashland: Wednesdays, Havana plays Cuban jazz. 773-929-8640.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, Grupo Kaskara, DJ Mel Hammond. 773-227-2277.

EL NANDU 2731 W. Fullerton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, South American music. 773-278-0900.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Friday, 9 PM, "Noche Latina" with Jose Bono y Nalini, Edgar Solorzano, Miria Sanchez, and Gonzalo Cordova. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Grupo Kaskara. 773-489-0011.

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

PANOS RESTAURANT 705 Main, Evanston: Saturday, 7:30 PM, Terran's Greek Band. 847-733-1390.

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Bandoleros. Wednesdays, Chicago Samba School. 312-397-0100.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Casolando. 847-328-0399.

RANCHO LUNA 3357 W. Peterson: Fridays, 7 PM, Caesar Fuentes; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Saturdays, 7 PM, Rancho Luna Orchestra Tropical; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Sundays, 7 PM, Son del Caribe. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Martin Master Zayas (preceded by dance lessons at 7 PM). 773-509-9332.

REZA'S 432 W. Ontario: Restaurant. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. 312-664-4500.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Wednesday, 8 PM, Sones de Mexico. 773-525-2508.

720 CLUB 720 N. Wells: DJs spin salsa and merengue, rock en español, and progressive underground Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 312-397-0600.

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

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Fridays, 9 PM, Dr. Brad & Company (no cover). Saturday, 10 PM, Ivory Coast. Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. 312-396-9426.

classical

AMERICAN OPERA GROUP Francesco Milioto conducts Bizet's Carmen. Next Saturday, June 3, 7:30 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 815-338-5300 or 773-342-4796.

RACHEL BARTON violin, in a free in-store performance. Friday, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

BORCHARDT CHAMBER PLAYERS (Debussy, Beethoven). Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-939-2207.

SALLY CHERRINGTON organ (Ives, Bingham, Parker). Next Sunday, June 4, 4 PM, St. Luke's Church, 528 Lathrop, River Forest. 708-579-5433.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS Friday, 7:30 PM (Hindemith, Webern, Wolpe, Messiaen), and Wednesday, 7:30 PM (Diamond, Chavez, Copland, Villa-Lobos, Revueltas, Ewazen), Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. Preconcert discussions take place at 6:30 PM each night. 312-225-5226 or 312-397-4010.

CHICAGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Dieter Kober conducts a free concert (Handel, Hovhaness). Monday, 3 PM, Crystal Gardens, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-922-5570.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Friday, 1:30 PM, Saturday, 8 PM, and Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Placido Domingo, conductor, with violinist Rachel Barton (Nicolai, Mendelssohn, Beethoven). Thursday, 8 PM, next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, and next Saturday, June 3, 8 PM, Charles Dutoit, conductor, with violinist Itzhak Perlman (Barber, Debussy/Busser, Shostakovich). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHICAGO THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL Duaine Wolfe conducts choirs from Holy Name Cathedral, Cathedral of St. James, and Fourth Presbyterian Church (Durufle, Langlais, L. Boulanger, Dupre). Next Sunday, June 4, 3 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729 or 312-787-4570.

COLLEGE OF DU PAGE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Thursday, June 1, 1 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

COLLEGE OF DU PAGE CONCERT CHOIR AND CHAMBER SINGERS Martha Swisher and Lee Kesselman, conductors (Brahms, Vivaldi, and others). Thursday, June 1, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

CORIOLIS SINGERS in a program of French a cappella music (Debussy, Poulenc, and others). Next Sunday, June 4, 3 PM, Alliance Francaise, 810 N. Dearborn. 312-337-1070.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY BRASS SHOWCASE Thursday, June 1, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY CHORAL ENSEMBLES Clayton Parr and Shaelyn Boos conduct a free concert featuring soprano Ashley Putnam and the DePaul Symphony Orchestra (Gabrieli, Schütz, Mascagni, and others). Wednesday, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

SUSAN N. HAYES AND ROY HAKES flute and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Vaughan Williams, Enescu, Prokofiev). Free admission. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

SHARON ISBIN guitar (Duarte, Tarrega, Barrios, Albeniz, Brouwer). Next Saturday, June 3, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

LAKE SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Philip Simmons, conductor (Chadwick, Schumann, Dvorak). Next Sunday, June 4, 3:30 PM, Copernicus Cultural Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. 312-409-5670.

LECLAIRE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE (Schubert, Brahms). Next Sunday, June 4, 7 PM, Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

LIGHT OPERA WORKS Lawrence Rapchak conducts Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers. Next Saturday, June 3, 8 PM, and next Sunday, June 4, 2 PM, Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, 600 Emerson, Evanston. 847-869-6300.

MICHAEL MAIERHOF cello, with bass clarinetist Gene Coleman and double bassist Michael Cameron in a free concert (Maierhof, Globokar, Scelsi, Coleman). Thursday, June 1, 8 PM, Hyde Park Art Center, 5307 S. Hyde Park. 773-324-5520 or 773-973-2501.

MASTER PEDRO'S PUPPET SHOW "A chamber opera based on Don Quixote, co-produced by Chicago Opera Theater." Friday, 7 PM, Saturday and Sunday, 2 PM, Thursday, 7 PM, next Friday, June 2, 7 and 9 PM, and next Saturday, June 3, 2 and 4 PM, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph. 312-742-8497.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO CHORALE Daniel Wallenberg conducts a program of Spanish choral music (Victoria, Guerrero, Ortega, Busto, Castelnuovo, Tucker, and others). Next Sunday, June 4, 7:30 PM, Winnetka Women's Club, 485 Maple, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

NEW HORIZONS BAND Charles Hawes conducts a free concert (Holst, Broege, and others). Thursday, June 1, 7 PM, North Shore Hotel, 1611 Chicago Ave., Evanston. 847-446-3822.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Mariusz Smolij, conductor, with trumpeters Charles Geyer and Barbara Butler (Rossini, Mozart, Vivaldi, and others). Thursday, June 1, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY MUSIC MARATHON features horn player Gail Williams, percussionist Michael Burritt, and others in a program of contemporary composers (Donatoni, Berio, Scelsi, Staebler, Ferneyhough, and others). Next Saturday, June 3, 4-10 PM, Regenstein Hall, Northwestern University, 1965 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY MUSIC THEATRE PROGRAM presents an evening of staged excerpts from Mozart operas. Next Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, 8 PM, Josephine Louis Theatre, Theatre and Interpretation Center, Northwestern University, 1979 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC BAND John Lynch, conductor (Stravinsky, Ravel, Fischer, Milhaud, Husa). Next Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 S. Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Victor Yampolsky conducts Mahler's Symphony no. 7 in E minor. Friday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S CHORUS George Gregory Hobbs, conductor (Brahms, Britten, Larsen). Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

PACIFICA QUARTET in a free recital (Mozart, Piazzolla, Schumann). Sunday, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

SKOKIE VALLEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Timur Kogan, conductor, with the Maccabi Musical Ensemble of St. Petersburg and the Halevi Choir (Kogan, Prokofiev, traditional). Sunday, 4 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300.

SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY CHORUS, CHILDREN'S CHOIR, AND SOUNDSCAPES PROGRAM with members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Next Saturday, June 3, 2 PM, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 312-294-3145.

SYMPHONY II Larry Rachleff, conductor, with violinist David Perry (Ives, Barber, Shostakovich). Sunday, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-866-6888.

GEORGE TENEGAL piano, in a free concert. Next Saturday, June 3, 8 PM, concert hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND COMBINED CHOIRS Barbara Schubert and Randi Von Ellefson, conductors (Brahms, Dvorak, R. Strauss). Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069 or 773-702-9075.

fairs & festivals

AURORA UNIVERSITY NATIVE AMERICAN FESTIVAL & POW WOW Aurora University, 347 S. Gladstone, Aurora: Saturday, noon-9 PM, and Sunday, 11 AM-5 PM, traditional and contemporary Native American musicians perform in music and dance competitions. 630-844-5402 or 630-844-5512.

BELMONT-SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL Sheffield between Belmont and Fletcher: Next Saturday, June 3, 1:30 PM, Bottle of Justice; 3 PM, Underwater People; 5 PM, Harmony Riley; 7 PM, Swinging Love Hammers; 8:30 PM, Nine Days. Next Sunday, June 4, 12:30 PM, Hypnotist; 1:30 PM, Clarks; 2:45 PM, Domestic Problems; 4:15 PM, Then Again; 5:45 PM, Peter Searcy; 7:30 PM, Shivaree; 8:45 PM, Hello Dave. 773-868-3010.

CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL presents music on two stages at Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson. Next Friday, June 2, Petrillo Music Shell: 6 PM, Nu Wave & Marvin Sapp; 7:05 PM, Alvin Willis & the Praise Alive Chorale, Keith Butler & the Delegation for Christ Chorale; 7:52 PM, Bank One Gospel Choir; 8:05 PM, Clay, Cleve & the Pilgrim Jubilees; 8:45 PM, Deitrick Haddon. Next Saturday, June 3, Early/Day Stage: noon, Daryl Coley; 1:10 PM, Faith Howard & Friends, Pastor Chris Harris & Company, Shari Seals & A Few Voices of Praise; 2:20 PM, United States Postal Workers Gospel Choir; 2:50 PM, New Orleans Exchange Artists, Zion Harmonizers; 3:35 PM, Ramon Perry & Ministry & Praise; 4:05 PM, Reverend Dan Willis & the Pentecostals of Chicago. Petrillo Music Shell: 4:30 PM, Vanessa Bell-Armstrong, Santita Jackson & Vickie Winans; 6:10 PM, Saints with a Vision; 7 PM, New Direction, Montage Pheloan & the Youth Fellowship Choir; 8 PM, Daryl Coley; 8:40 PM, Dr. Charles G. Hayes & the Cosmopolitan Church Choir with organist Jimmy McGriff. Next Sunday, June 4, Early/Day Stage: noon, Williams Brothers; 12:40 PM, New Glory Bound Singers; 1:20 PM, Brown Brothers of Chicago; 2 PM, Willie Harris Gospel Singers; 2:40 PM, Arthur Sutton & the Gift of Praise; 3:20 PM, Victory Travelers; 4 PM, Clay, Cleve & the Pilgrim Jubilees. Petrillo Music Shell: 5:05 PM, Delores Chandler-Matthews, Ethel Holloway, Loretta Oliver, Robert Wooten; 6:10 PM, Reginald McCracken & the True Voices of Christ, Calvin Bridges & the Chicago Praise Ensemble; 7:05 PM, Williams Brothers; 7:45 PM, Youth Edition; 8:30 PM, Canton Spirituals. 312-744-3370.

IRISH FESTIVAL 2000 Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: Friday, 3:30 PM, Irish Musicians, Larkin Brothers & Terry Moran, Sounds of Green; 5:30 PM, Blackwater, Laurence Nugent Band, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 7:30 PM, Whole Shebang, Kathy Durkin & Her Band; 8 PM, Annette Griffin; 9:30 PM, Prodigals, Fenians, Sean Wilson. Saturday, 12:30 PM, Donnybrook, Three Men in Kilts, Dalriada; 1:45 PM, Fintan Stanley; 2 PM, Fenians; 2:45 PM, Deirdre Reilly & Her Band; 3 PM, Jerry Haughey & the Ramblers; 3:45 PM, Sunrush; 4:30 PM, Conal Gallen; 4:45 PM, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 5:15 PM, Kathy Durkin & Her Band, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 5:45 PM, Morning Star, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 6 PM, Annette Griffin; 6:45 PM, New York Showband with Tommy Flynn; 7:30 PM, Tommy Makem, Cherish the Ladies; 8:15 PM, Sean Wilson; 9:30 PM, Irish Descendants, the Whole Shebang; 9:45 PM, Matt Cunningham & His Band. Sunday, noon, Finbar McCarthy, Boys of Connemara, Irish Musicians; 1:15 PM, Willowgreen; 1:30 PM, Mike O'Connell & the Shannonaires; 1:45 PM, Fenians; 2:30 PM, Sunrush; 3 PM, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 3:15 PM, Conal Gallen; 4 PM, Morning Star; 4:45 PM, Mark Forest; 5 PM, Fintan Stanley; 5:15 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 5:45 PM, Cherish the Ladies; 6 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 6:15 PM, Tommy Makem; 6:30 PM, Sean Wilson; 7:30 PM, Great Big Sea; 7:45 PM, Irish Descendants; 8 PM, Kathy Durkin & Her Band; 9:30 PM, Black 47, Deirdre Reilly & Her Band, New York Showband with Tommy Flynn. Monday, noon, Dyed in the Wool, Napper Tandy, Velvet Green; 1:15 PM, Burren Ceili Band; 1:30 PM, Willowgreen, Fintan Stanley; 3:15 PM, Deirdre Reilly & Her Band, Blackwater; 3:45 PM, Sean Wilson; 4:30 PM, Conal Gallen; 4:45 PM, Great Big Sea; 5:15 PM, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 5:45 PM, Mark Forest; 6:30 PM, Black 47; 6:45 PM, New York Showband with Tommy Flynn; 7 PM, Finbar McCarthy. 708-687-9323.

ST. PASCAL'S PARISH ANNUAL CARNIVAL St. Pascal Church, 6143 W. Irving Park: Wednesday, 6-10 PM, Rick "Elvis" Saucedo. Thursday, 6-10 PM, Kate Brunner, Containment. Next Friday, June 2, 6 PM-midnight, Batteries Not Included, Soul Fix. Next Saturday, June 3, 1 PM-midnight, Just Another Band, Slappy Magu. Next Sunday, June 4, 1-11 PM, Bob Young, Ronnie Rice, Cryan' Shames. 773-725-7641.

TASTE OF LAKE COUNTY Lambs Farm, I-94 and Rte. 176, Libertyville: Friday, 8 PM, David Clayton-Thomas with Blood, Sweat & Tears & others. Saturday, 9 PM, Spinners & others. Sunday, 9 PM, Wade Hayes & others. 847-362-4636.

miscellaneous

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN'S CHOIR Benefit concert. Next Sunday, June 4, 3 PM, Torrey-Gray Auditorium, Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle. 312-427-4830, ext. 302.

JETTSETT GALLERY & CAFE 3350 N. Paulina: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike for music, spoken word, and visual and performance artists hosted by harmonica player Sugar Blue. 773-477-7251.

LINCOLN WILLARD 4TH GRADE RECORDER CLUB Free concert. Thursday, June 1, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CHRISTIAN ROOS Free piano performance. Next Friday, June 2, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PATTI TEEL Free in-store children's performance with storyteller Marty Allen. Thursday, June 1, 4 PM, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 1441 Webster. 773-871-3610.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Wednesday, Lemon High School Band & Choir. Next Friday, June 2, Wheaton High School Band. 312-346-3278.

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