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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

AMERICAN ENGLISH Beatles tribute band. Tuesday, noon, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-642-4600. Thursday, 7:30 PM, Hubbard Woods Park, Gage and Green Bay, Winnetka. 312-461-6764 or 312-461-6625.

BEL-AIRE POLKA DAYS with Eddie Blazonczyk & the Versatones and New Brass Reunion. Brave Combo and Freeze Dried also perform on Friday; Stas Golonka & the Chicago Masters open on Saturday. Next Friday, July 7, 6 PM, and next Saturday, July 8, 4:30 PM, Sabre Room, 8900 W. 95th, Hickory Hills. 708-594-5182.

BRAAM Free in-store performance. Next Sunday, July 9, 4 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

BILL & LINDA BRICKEY, BEN JOHNSON, SARAH B Next Saturday, July 8, 8 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church, 39 W 830 Highland, Elgin. 847-888-0668.

MARK BURNELL & ANNE PRINGLE Free concert. Next Sunday, July 9, 2 PM, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

CHERRY POPPIN' DADDIES, JIMMY SUTTON'S FOUR CHARMS Next Saturday, July 8, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

CHICAGO SAMBA Thursday, July 6, 5:30 PM, northeast terrace, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt and Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-9410.

DAVID CRAWFORD BAND Free in-store performance. Next Friday, July 7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

DAN & DEAN Free performance. Next Saturday, July 8, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

DANGEROUS DIVAS, MALIK CHORAN ENSEMBLE Friday, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

DEFTONES, GLASS JAW All-ages show; sold out. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

DR. DRE, SNOOP DOGG, EMINEM, ICE CUBE, WARREN G Next Saturday, July 8, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

DOLLY VARDEN Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1001 W. North. 312-255-1352.

MARK FEDERIGHI Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

SCOTT FREE Free in-store concert; see Spot Check. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

FRISBIE Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 601 N. Martindale, Schaumburg. 847-605-0476.

THE GIRLS Free in-store performance. Saturday, 5:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

ISAAC HAYES, LIQUID SOUL Wednesday, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

IDA See Spot Check; free in-store performance. Monday, 1 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

DIANE IZZO Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

JAMAICAN ONE MAN BAND Free concert. Next Friday, July 7, noon, DuPage Court, between S. Grove and S. Spring, Elgin. 847-931-6120.

BILL KOKOS ORCHESTRA Ballroom dance concert. Next Sunday, July 9, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom & Banquet Center, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

ARTHUR LEE Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

NICHOLAS MARKOS Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 4553 N. Lincoln. 773-878-5609.

RICKY MARTIN Saturday, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS, OZOMATLI Friday, 6 PM, Soldier Field, 16th at Lake Shore Dr. 312-559-1212.

CHRIS MILLS Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0186.

NO DOUBT, LIT, BLACK EYED PEAS Next Saturday, July 8, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

PHISH Sold out. Next Saturday, July 8, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

JONNY POLONSKY Free performance. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2525 N. Clark. 773-525-6231.

REMEMBER ROME Free in-store performance. Next Friday, July 7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

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

PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS Tuesday, 3 and 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES Saturday, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

SAIGON REVIVAL Free concert of "sad stories, angry songs, and performance anxiety" with Thax Douglas & others. Sunday, 8 PM, Myopic Books, 1728 W. Division. 773-862-4882.

SLUGS Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, July 8, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

SUMMER MUSIC FEST 2000 Hawthorne Racecourse, 3301 S. Laramie, Cicero: All-ages event on three stages. Saturday, 2 PM-2AM, Christopher Lawrence, Bad Boy Bill, Robert Hood, Frankie Bones, DJ T-1000, Total Science, DJ Lee, Daniel, Sol Jazz, Sumberge 101, DJ Funk, Lego, Psycho Bitch, Teri Bristol, Justin Long, Danny the Wildchild, Nosmo, Chad Sommer, DJ Mode, Phil Free Art, Gabriel Segura, Daniel Garibay, Roger de Luna, Superboy. 773-509-5050 or 773-404-9225.

BRITNEY SPEARS, INNOSENSE, NO AUTHORITY, BBMAK with I-5 and Stryke 5 on the First Stage. Next Friday, July 7, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

10,000 MANIACS Free in-store performance. Saturday, 4 PM, Sam Ash, 1305 Dundee, Buffalo Grove. 847-253-3151.

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS Monday, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

TUBES Sunday, 8:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

UNITED WE FUNK ALL STARS Saturday, 7 PM, New Regal Theater, 1665 E. 79th. 773-721-9301 or 312-902-1500.

UPTOWN RHYTHM CLUB followed by lindy hop champions Erik Robison & Sylvia Skylar-Robison. Next Sunday, July 9, 8:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 7:30 PM), Willowbrook Ballroom & Banquet Center, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

BOBBY VINTON Next Sunday, July 9, 4 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

ROGER WATERS Next Saturday, July 8, 8 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC Saturday, 6:30 and 9:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212. Monday, 7:30 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, Rose Polenzani, Allette Brooks, Ellen Rosner. Saturday, Red Elvises. Tuesdays, open stage. Wednesdays, Corn Meal. Thursdays, Kimi Hayes Band. Next Friday, July 7, Equation, Antje. Next Saturday, July 8, 9:30 PM, Running Madd with Swindle Wendell, Ron Scampini Experience. 773-478-4408.

ABNER'S YARD 3527 N. Clark: Music after 10 PM. Friday, Smalls. Wednesdays, DJs spin retro dance music. Thursdays, DJs Mike Dunn & Emanuel spin disco & deep house. 773-305-0002.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays after 5:30 PM. Thursday, July 6, Trial by Z. Next Friday, July 7, Campbell & Kennedy. 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. Friday, DJ Darrell Woodson. Saturday, DJ Jernell Geronimo. Wednesdays, DJs Jeff Moyer. Thursdays, DJ Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Dorian Taj, Wes Hollywood, Phil Rockrohr & the Lifters. Saturday, Bucky Dent, Capitol Rock, Merle. Sunday, Circus, Bicycle Rider. Wednesday, Robert Cornelius 7. Thursday, Sono, Dolari. Next Friday, July 7, New Duncan Imperials, John Greenfield's Rock Band. Next Saturday, July 8, Bent, Nationwide, Dollar Love Plus. 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. Saturdays, DJ Dion. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Friday, DJ Steve Prisma spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, Derrick Wize & Gene Lopez. Mondays, Metronome & Derek Jones. Tuesdays, DJs Spin & Steve Prisma. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. Thursday, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Blower, Pony vs. Tiger, Pillowmints. Saturday, Dorks, Differents, Uzigato, Mopar. Thursday, Soulfix. Next Saturday, July 8, Brown Odds Productions showcase. 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, Kenny Ken & MC Fearless, 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.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Booker Noe. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night." Tuesdays, Fuzzbusters. Next Friday, July 7, Scott Stenton Band. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Wombat Carnival. Saturday, Over Easy, After Grace. Wednesdays, open jam session. Next Friday, July 7, Paradox. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Whiskey Kitchen, Dogs in the Tub. Saturday, Video Stars. Next Friday, July 7, Jack Straw. Next Saturday, July 8, Bamboo Grove. 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 and progressive house. 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. 630-830-7200.

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

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, DJ LuLu spins lounge. Wednesdays, DJ Brian spins soul. Next Saturday, July 8, Ground Speed. 773-384-2547.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturday, Mr. Mickey. Next Friday, July 7, Artificial Flavor. Next Saturday, July 8, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-524-9910.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Thursday, July 6, 9 PM, Libido Funk Circus. 630-513-0074.

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. Mondays, 10:30 PM, "Disco Bingo" hosted by Daisy Mae. Thursdays, Miss Ketty & Her Latin Review. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Saturdays, DJ Frank Orall & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Monday, Flying Wallendas. Wednesday, Limp Bizkit. Thursdays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Next Friday, July 7, H2SO4. 312-266-1200.

CLUB EDEN 3407 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM on two floors. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin Top 40 hits. Wednesdays, "Simple Pleasures" with Insane Audio Projects DJs Justin Long, DVS, Droopy & Daryl Cura. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa. 773-327-4646.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Monday, DJ Jenny. Tuesday, DJs Pete & Joe. 773-489-0379.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. Tuesdays and Thursdays, DJs Timmy Loop, Michael Serafini, Jim Lewis & Keith Ware. 773-477-1420.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton; midnight, dance music with DJ House. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler (in the Cab Calloway Room). 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar with zydeco music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Scott Nev & In the Pocket. Thursday through next Saturday, July 8, Lil' Brian & the Zydeco Travelers. 847-520-4800.

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, Ian Pooley, Mike Steele, DJs John Curley, Bear Who?, Dayhota & Psycho Bitch. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Friday and Saturday, 10:30 PM, Michaelanjelo. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thursdays, 10 PM, Matthew McBride Band. Next Friday, July 7, 10:30 PM, Then Again. Next Saturday, July 8, 10:30 PM, Johnny Socko, the Dog & Everything. 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, Holy Moses. Wednesday, Afrodisiacs. Thursday, 10 PM, Aswah Greggorri. Next Friday, July 7, Domestic Problems. Next Saturday, July 8, 9 PM, Leon Russell (benefit for Rory David Deutsch Foundation). 847-541-4700.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Restaurant and wine bar. Saturdays, 10:30 PM-3 AM, DJs spin acid jazz, ambient, house, and instrumental funk. 773-235-5700.

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, 8 PM, Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Greta Clark. Thursday, 10:30 PM, Mark Burnell. In the Piano Bar: Saturdays, Mondays, and Thursdays, "Simply Barbra" sing-along hosted by Vernon Larsen. Sundays, Mark Burnell. Wednesdays, Johnny Rodgers. 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 Mark & Pete. Monday, DJ Darrick spins punk. Tuesday, DJs spin metal. 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. Saturdays, 7-9 PM, "Hot Boyz" male revue. Sundays, DJs Tony & Frank Cano. 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, BR5-49, Old #8. Saturday, 10 PM, Marvel Kind, Baldwin Bros., Extravery, Atomic Numbers. Mondays,10 PM, DJ Jesse de la Peña's Blue Groove Lounge. Tuesdays, Bang Allstars. Wednesday, 9 PM, Bunker Hill, Dago Red, Mothertrucker. Thursday, 9 PM, Wicker Man, Bottom, Tummler. Next Friday, July 7, 10 PM, Kina. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Silkworm, .22, Shiny Casey, Paddy Casey. 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 Dr. Groo spins drum 'n' bass (in the basement). Saturdays, DJs Derrick Kyles, Kurt Stephens & FLX. 312-751-2900.

DREAMS 935 S. State, Lockport: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturday, Cats Under the Stars. Next Saturday, July 8, Bully. 815-834-0084.

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

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday, Jenkins Band. Saturday, Wally's Garage. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Aaron Aggarwal (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Next Friday, July 7, Libido Funk Circus. Next Saturday, July 8, Decades. 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. Saturday, Shaffer Street, Suede & Blue Roy. Sunday, Ophur (no cover). Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Wednesdays, Keri Hoakie Lounge. Thursday, Swing Crew. Next Friday, July 7, Swing Crew, Nikki & Elleni (small room), Point B (garden). Next Saturday, July 8, Quantum Leep. Next Sunday, July 9, jam session with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). 847-358-9150.

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

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM on weeknights, later on weekends. Friday, Mark Watson Band, Supergenius, Lofty Magnificent Box. Saturday, Deja Voodoo, Shaista Bosch, B-Movie Fiendz. Sundays, Sumo. Monday, Dan Darrah, E-Mics, Cecilia, Robin Dean. Wednesday, Stu Remley Band, Fly Williams. Thursday, Urban Rock Stars, Six Over Seven. Next Friday, July 7, Bob's Yer Uncle, Steadman, King Super, Grant Langston. Next Saturday, July 8, Chicago Samba, Souled Out. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Mind Over Matter. Thursday, Nick & Dave. Next Friday, July 7, Mr. Meyers. Next Saturday, July 8, One Too Many. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, White Stripes (see Spot Check), Sterling, the Race. Saturday, Box-o-car, Saps, Kleinfelter. Sunday, 6 PM, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Melochrome, Western Automatic; 10 PM, "Foam" with Frontier & others. Monday, Simulate, Double Helix, Seventeen. Wednesday, 8:30 PM, Toe, Fatalists/DJ Disbelieve, Williwaw, Jeffej, Nad Navillus. Thursday, Spaceheads (see Spot Check), Double Ones, Darling. Next Friday, July 7, For Carnation, Town & Country. Next Saturday, July 8, 9 PM, benefit for Cystic Fibrosis Charities with 90 Day Men, Civil War, Defender, Rollo Tamoasi. Next Sunday, July 9, 7 PM, Orso, Central Fall, Court & Spark; 10 PM, "Borrowed Language" DJs spin with Izade. 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, "Therapy" DJs spin acid jazz, trip-hop, and funk (no cover). 312-338-3788.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Next Friday, July 7, Dough. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music at 8 PM. Next Friday, July 7, pianist Randy Amundsen. 847-718-9272.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Fridays, 10 PM, DJ Assa spins reggae, hip-hop, and R&B (no cover). 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. Thursday, Johnny Rivera, Ray Sepulveda, DJ Juan Carlos. 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. Sundays, DJs Jeff Moyer. 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: Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 7-11 PM, open mike. 773-685-8083.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Friday, Justin O'Brien, DJ Christopher Robin. Saturday and next Saturday, July 8, Factor-E, DJs Frique & Majid. 312-226-4555.

FINISH LINE 8550 W. Ogden, Lyons: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Caliente. Next Friday, July 7, Ted Aliotta & the Groove Machine. Next Saturday, July 8, Wunderlich. 708-447-3116.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Friday, 6 PM, Sig Transit Gloria, Backdrop, Rocks Pennycar, Patterson. Saturday, 5 PM, Nobodys, Heartdrops, Mulligan Stu, Ingrates; 9 PM, Hot Rod Circuit, Wednesdays. Sunday, 7 PM, Close-minded, And Nothing Less, Gina Go Faster. Tuesday, 8 PM, Victory at Sea, Civil War, Helms. Wednesday, 7 PM, Stillwell, Summer League, Park, Douglass Kings. Thursday, 6 PM, Dillinger Four, Ambition Mission, Panic, Fux. Next Friday, July 7, 7 PM, benefit for Cystic Fibrosis Charities with Haymarket Riot, Sweep the Leg Johnny, American Heritage, Glass Family. Next Saturday, July 8, 7 PM, Engine Down, Hidden Chord, Last Ditch Effort. Next Sunday, July 9, 6 PM, Pinhead Circus, Int. Criminals, Qualm, Bambi. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday through Monday, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Those Darn Accordions. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM. Friday, Grand Marquis. Tuesdays, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Rico. Thursdays, DJs spin (no cover). Next Friday, July 7, Underwater People. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJ EKG spins Wednesdays through Sundays after 8 PM. Wednesday, 9 PM, Poundseven, Swizzle Tree. 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, Nothing Less, Lucky Boys. Saturday, Jim Musker hosts an open mike. Next Friday, July 7, Mythic Figs, Smokin' Goose Musical Potpourri. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Friday, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Bobby Beech & Michael McAssey. Saturday, 10 PM, Michael McAssey & Bobby Beech. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike with Michael McAssey. Monday, 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Tuesday, 9 PM, Kathryn Payne. Wednesday, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, Honey West & Beckie Menzie. Thursday, 5:30 PM, Michael McAssey; 9 PM, Mark Farris. Next Friday, July 7, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, Honey West & Russ Long. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Mark Farris. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Friday, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Rick Aiello; 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sunday, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Monday, 7:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Michael McAssey; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Thursday, 7:30 PM, "Men of Gentry Calendar Competition" hosted by Rudy de la Mor; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Next Friday, July 7, 7:30 PM, Michael McAssey; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Next Saturday, July 8, 7:30 PM, Weird Sisters; 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. 773-348-1053.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Open 7 PM-2 AM nightly. Mondays, open mike. Wednesdays, DJs spin "retro classics." 773-252-4090.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-549-3232.

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.

GIRL BAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin Wednesdays through Fridays after 9 PM. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin nightly from 10 PM-4 AM Sundays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 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, Yellowhammers. Saturday, Oh My God, Lo-Fi Scorpio, Poonsapaya. Thursday, 4-Fi, Gazebo. Next Friday, July 7, Peterbilts, Alice Peacock. Next Saturday, July 8, Wombats, Braam. 773-472-5139.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Next Friday, July 7, 8 PM, Norma Gentile. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 AM-1 PM, "Sound and Healing" workshop with Norma Gentile. 773-381-3042.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Kick the Cat, Gary Dacanay Band. Next Friday, July 7, 10 PM, David Gans. 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 10 PM, Plastics Hi Fi, Ancient Greeks. Saturday, 10 PM, Rosie Flores, Ground Speed. Sunday, 3 PM, Waco Brothers, Mr. Ashe; 10 PM, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Honybees. Thursday, 9:30 PM, Eternals, Woodcult. Next Friday, July 7, 9 PM, Texas Rubies, Riptones, Deanna Varagona, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Handsome Family, Nora O'Connor. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Lightning & Thunder. Saturday, Billtowne, Driftwould, Funk Harmony Park. 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. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 10 PM, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement, Hoodoo Hoedown. Monday, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Robin Trower, Dave Uhrich Band. Saturday, 9 PM, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms (preceded by swing dance lessons at 8:30 PM). Sunday, George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars (18 & over show). Monday, Frankie Knuckles. Wednesday, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bottletones. Thursday, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Riptones. Next Friday, July 7, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Next Saturday, July 8, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Chris Aaron Band. Next Sunday, July 9, Montell Jordan (18 & over show). 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.

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

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

JAVA THAI COFFEEHOUSE 4272 W. Irving Park: Thursday, July 6, 8 PM, Grant Langston. 773-545-6200.

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, 10,000 Maniacs, Slugs, Sally Anthony. Saturday, 10,000 Maniacs, Yellowhammers. Monday, Umphrey's McGee, Gro. Wednesday, 9 PM, Flapjacks. Thursdays, Afrodisiacs. Next Friday, July 7, Swinging Love Hammers, Garbo Swag, Shimmer. Next Saturday, July 8, Underwater People, Shaffer Street. 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 8 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 8 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, Then Again. Saturday, Revolver (Beatles tribute band). Next Friday, July 7, Common Ground, Trippin' Billies. Next Saturday, July 8, Something for Joey. 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. Wednesday, DJ Kevin Tihista. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 10 PM and weeknights at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Alec Gorecki & Anybody's Guess. Saturday, Eric Howell & the Implants. Tuesdays and Thursdays, open mike hosted by Alec. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Wednesday, Phantom Three. 773-525-2422.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Boom Hank, Paul Kotheimer. Tuesday, Mike Dangeroux. 708-388-6755.

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

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Saturdays, 6 PM-3 AM, salsa dance lessons. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, swing dance lessons. 773-528-3400.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturday, Deanna Varagona. 773-489-9554.

LUNAR BREWING COMPANY 54 E. St. Charles, Villa Park: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, the Feel. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Fuzz. Next Saturday, July 8, Head First. 630-530-2077.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM; no cover on weeknights. Friday, DJ Ray Fielder. Saturday, 9 PM, Stone Caravan, Milk Plow. Tuesday, Almighty Rogers. Wednesday, Band of Jimis. Thursday, Seers Poncho. 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, DJs Mark Grant & Justin Lloyd with percussionist Leddie Garcia. Saturday, Ron Trent, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. Sunday, "Dayra" with DJs Madrid, Greg Norwood, Jesse de la Peña, Ron Trent. Mondays, "Beat Project" funk, soul & hip-hop showcase with DJs Shon Dervis & Hiroki features live performances and guest DJs. Tuesday, Derrick Carter, DJ Touch. Thursdays, Carnaval Brasil, DJ Red Lox. 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. Sundays, Tom Linsk. Mondays, Peter Miletic. 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, Chicago Rose. Mondays, Troy Neihardt. Tuesdays, Dave Allen. Wednesdays, John Zamojcin. Thursdays, Troy Neihardt. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music after 6 PM nightly, 5 PM on Sundays. Fridays, Scott Holman. Sundays, Larry O'Connor. Mondays, Scott Holman. Tuesdays, Larry O'Connor. Wednesdays, Dave Allen. Thursdays, Chicago Rose. 847-952-8755.

MAP ROOM 1949 N. Hoyne: Saturday, 9:30 PM, John Fournier. 773-252-7636.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Convulsions, Big Backyard, Torben Floor. Saturday, Wild Bunch with Wayne Kramer, Clem Burke, Pat DiNizio & Jim Babjak, Gilby Clarke, Chip Z'Nuff, Billy Maryniak, Peter Zaremba, Bettina France, Patty Elvis Manning & others. Sunday, 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro, Beki Hemingway. Wednesday, MVP. Next Friday, July 7, Niacin. 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.

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

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 7 PM, Catherine Wheel, Tracy Bonham (all-ages show); 11 PM, Blacks, OK Go, Cash Audio (18 & over show). Saturday, 8 PM, "Big Goddess Pow Wow #9" with Lisa Buscani, La Vie Ennui, Donna Blue Lachman, Jenny Magnus, Brigid Murphy, Cin Salach & Ten Tongues, Reno, Cheryl Trykv, Marcia Wilke, and Paula Killen (18 & over show). Next Friday, July 7, 6:30 PM, Bender, Clockbox, Ballistic, German Shepherds (all-ages show). Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, "Respect is Burning" with Bob Sinclair, DJ Chris the French Kiss, Colette, Heather & J-Dub. 773-549-0203.

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

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Next Sunday, July 9, 10 AM-2 PM, acoustic brunch with the 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.

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.

NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS ART MUSEUM 1801 S. Indiana: Thursdays, 6-8:30 PM, Band of Jimis performs the music of Jimi Hendrix (no cover). 312-326-0270.

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 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Sivere. 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, Virginia Coalition, E-Mics. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Fareed Haque Sextet, Malachy Papers. Sundays, 10 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Monday, DJs Tankboy & Uncle Dan. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, DJs Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz, Lugo Rosado, and Papichulo spin salsa & Latin grooves. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Next Friday, July 7, 9:30 PM, Deals Gone Bad, Heavystep, DJ Chuck Wren. Next Saturday, July 8, 9:30 PM, Casolando, J. Davis Trio. 773-489-0011.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln, De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Next Saturday, July 8, Lance & the BoBoys. 815-758-2715.

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 PUB 77 N. Main, Manteno: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Takabite. Next Saturday, July 8, Crush. 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, Cedarcase. Sunday, Palms. Tuesday, noon, Co-Pilot Jones; 1 PM, Bent; 2 PM, So Scared; 3 PM, Gamut Dynamic; 4 PM, Smilin' Bobbie & His Blues Machine; 5 PM, Big Breakfast; 6 PM, Crackpot; 6:30 PM, Reaction Formation; 7 PM, Plastics Hi Fi; 8 PM, Land of the El Caminos; 9 PM, Busker Soundcheck; 10 PM, Farm Team; 11 PM, Minim; midnight, T-N-T. Wednesday, Angry Babies, Starr 69. Thursday, Brother Lowdown. Next Friday, July 7, Stardust (David Bowie tribute band). Next Saturday, July 8, Ground Control. Next Sunday, July 9, 7 PM, the Sound & the Fury; 10 PM, URT. 773-486-9862.

POLLY ESTHER'S & CULTURE CLUB 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. 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. 773-252-7767.

POP'S SPORTS BAR 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Tongue Bath. Next Friday, July 7, the Blast. Next Saturday, July 8, X-Side. 630-924-9368.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Sundays and 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 or 773-486-2390.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Bad Cat. Sunday, Steve Lizard & Sloppy Seconds. Wednesday, Lem. Next Friday, July 7, Chicago Songwriters showcase with Mighty Joe. Next Saturday, July 8, Unibrow. 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, Mystic Bill & Diz. Saturday, Tom America, Chad Sommer & Chris Walsh. Thursdays, "Digdugg" with residents Derrick, James & Diz. Next Friday, July 7, Todd Omotani, Colette. Next Saturday, July 8, Craig Richards. 312-733-6699.

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

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays; live bands on Wednesdays. 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 9:30 PM. Friday, Mirage, Old Dogs-New Tricks. Saturday, Foil, Tempered Faith. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Rory's Raiders. Next Friday, July 7, Souled Out. Next Saturday, July 8, Jimy Rogers & the Mauds, Rockwell. 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.

SAMMY K'S 335 N. McLean, South Elgin: Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-695-6666.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Fighting Gravity, Cecilia. Saturday, 10 PM, Monkey Paw, Ether Net, Rockit Girl. Sunday, 8 PM, Ida (see Spot Check), Snailhouse, A-Set. Monday, 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro (sold out). Tuesday, 9 PM, Mojo Nixon & the Toadliquors, Lubbock. Wednesday, 10 PM, Slugs. Thursday, 9 PM, Elk City, Atari Star, Puerto Muerto. Next Friday, July 7, 9 PM, Peter Case, Chuck Prophet, Paddy Casey. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Tom Maxwell & the Minor Drag, Los Hombres Perdidos. Next Sunday, July 9, 8 PM, Pedro the Lion, Velour 100, Pinebender. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Wave. Next Saturday, July 8, 7th Heaven. 630-372-2900.

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

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Wiz Kid. 708-526-7174.

SLUGGERS 11 Orland Square Mall, Orland Park: Friday, 10 PM, I Decline. 708-403-1688.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Darrell Woodson, DJ V. Saturday, DJ Michelle Stylus, Mike Steele. Sunday, Richie Hawtin. Mondays, Current, Temulent & J Initial spin drum & bass. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesday, DJs Rekliner spins punk rock. Thursdays, DJ V. Next Friday, July 7, Sunshine & Moonbeam, Corey Black, Darrell Woodson. Next Saturday, July 8, Todd Omotani, DJs Heather & J-Dub. 773-549-4140.

SOUK 1552 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, "Beyond the Dance" with Hieroglyphic Bean and DJs Aura & Tommy M. spinning early 80s and Latin & Brazilian dance music (no cover). 773-227-1818.

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.

THE SPOT 1584 Rand, Des Plaines: Saturday, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-298-4000.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Mondays, 7:30 PM, spoken word/open stage (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.

STARGAZE 5419 N. Clark: Saturday, 10:30 PM, Michelle Malone. 773-561-7363.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin on the first floor. Saturday, Echosend, Karma Sutra, Voodoo Kings, Gidgets Ga Ga. Next Friday, July 7, Crash Poet, Sister Child, Slaveship. Next Saturday, July 8, Pimps, Colonel Stem, Blank Theory, Hustler. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Scratch & Sniff. 773-227-4906.

THURSTON'S 1248 W. George: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Growth Ltd, Trailer Park Palace, Iron 56. Saturday, Col. Stem, Janis, Green Scene. Next Friday, July 7, Infraction. Next Saturday, July 8, 6 PM, Cell (all-ages show); 10 PM, Cell, Marvel Kind, Rockit Girl. 773-472-6900.

TIN LIZZIE 2483 N. Clark: Thursday, July 6, 9 PM, Steadman. 773-549-1132.

THE U!N! CLUB 3548 N. River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, DJ Jimmy B. spins music from the 50s to the present. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill spins dance music. Sundays, DJ Seba. Wednesdays, Funk Babies. Thursdays, DJ Frankie Perez, salsa & merengue dance lessons with Manny Lopez. 847-233-9091.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, 8 PM, Tristen; 9 PM, Erin McKeown. Next Saturday, July 8, Twang Bang, Grant Langston. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Friday, 4-Fi, Olupus. Saturday, Jesters. Sundays, "Thrift" DJs Pap, Anton & Funktion. Next Friday, July 7, Sag Town Hustlers. Next Saturday, July 8, After Grace. 773-327-2739.

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

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, Lego. Wednesdays, Bandoleros. Thursdays, Pharris Thomas & John Young. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Generations. Saturday, Mr. Blotto. Tuesdays, Hello Dave. Next Friday, July 7, Go Tom, Waystation. Next Saturday, July 8, Cycle Something, Anne Harris Band. 773-929-1300.

WAVERLY HOUSE TAVERN 214 Main, Woodstock: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Geary Smith Band. 815-337-3663.

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, Love Chaos. Saturdays, open stage. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Friday, Aswah Greggorri, Third Coast. Sundays, Gizzae. Monday, Kwame, Wan Afrika. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesday, John Brown's Body, DJ Slacky J. Thursday, Zeleke U&I. Next Friday, July 7, Boom Shaka. Next Saturday, July 8, Zeleke, Dub Dis, Devon Brown. 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. 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. Friday, John Acquaviva, Sundiata O.M., Kemit, Diz, Matty. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

BORN YESTERDAY, SMALL POTATOES Free concert. Next Sunday, July 9, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, Manor & Eastwood. 773-463-8166 or 773-271-7127.

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See page 53.

SEAN CLELAND & JIM DEWAN Free concert. Sunday, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

KELLY HOGAN & THE PINE VALLEY COSMONAUTS Free admission. Thursday, July 6, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ERIC LUGOSCH "American Friday Nights" concert and exhibition viewing features fingerstyle guitar music. Friday, 5 PM, Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan. 312-664-3939.

RHUBARB Free in-store performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

SPECIAL CONSENSUS Free concert. Thursday, July 6, 7 PM, James Park, Dodge and Mulford, Evanston. 847-448-8260.

ANNA STANGE Friday, 7 PM, Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Friday, Rose Polenzani, Allette Brooks, Ellen Rosner. Saturday, Red Elvises, Corn Meal. Sundays, Irish jam session. Tuesdays, open stage. Next Friday, July 7, Equation, Antje. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Kent & Dorothy McDaniel. Next Friday, July 7, Rico & Heather. 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. Saturday, Kelly Hogan. Sunday, Can-Ky-Ree. Next Sunday, July 9, 6 PM, Country Music Holiday. 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.

CHANGES 206 Centre, Park Forest: Bookstore and cafe; music at 8 PM. Friday, Linda M. Smith. 708-747-9190.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Mighty House Band. Sundays, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish sessiun. Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish sessiun. 773-583-3066.

COWBOY'S LOUNGE 10400 Fullerton, Melrose Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Saturday, and next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, Just Us Band with Bertie Lee. 847-288-1848.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Wednesday, DJ Nan 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.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Saturdays and Wednesdays, 9 PM, live Celtic music. Sundays, 3-6 PM, Scottish Ceilidh. 773-529-9879.

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: Friday through Monday, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). Next Friday, July 7, 9:30 PM, Tish Hinojosa. 708-788-2118.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike with Craig Champlin (in the Red Line Tap). 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: Saturday, 10 PM, Rosie Flores, Ground Speed. Sunday, 3 PM, Waco Brothers, Mr. Ashe; 10 PM, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Honybees. Next Friday, July 7, 9 PM, Texas Rubies, Riptones, Deanna Varagona, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Handsome Family, Nora O'Connor. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel. 773-227-4433.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Tuesday, 9 PM, Dwight Yoakam (see Critic's Choice). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

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, Mauds Gonne. Saturday, Dyed in the Wool. Next Friday, July 7, 5 PM-midnight, Prodigals, Holy Hour House Band, Napper Tandy, North & South, the Ride, Cathy Cowan, McNulty Dancers. Next Saturday, July 8, noon-midnight, Gaelic Storm, Makem Brothers, Murphy's Law, Shannon Rovers, Trinity Academy of Irish Dance, David Dunne & Blackwater, and others. Next Sunday, July 9, noon-11 PM, Gaelic Storm, Makem Brothers, Switchback, Baal Tinne, Moore & Broaders, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band, Mullane Academy of Irish Dance, Ceolan, and others. 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: 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. Sunday, 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro, Beki Hemingway. Monday, Anish (no cover). 773-404-9494.

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

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Artificial Flavor. Next Saturday, July 8, Selective Recall. 630-513-6300.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Next Saturday, July 8, O'Hara, Laffey & Furlong. 847-940-7134.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Jim Fine. Mondays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Next Friday, July 7, Chicago Songwriters showcase with Mighty Joe. 773-276-9730.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Monday, 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro (sold out). Next Friday, July 7, 9 PM, Peter Case, Chuck Prophet, Paddy Casey. 773-525-2508.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Friday, O'Hara, Laffey & Furlong. 708-922-9950.

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, Suzanne McDermott. Next Friday, July 7, Dave Stancliff & Bryce Edgmon. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, 8 PM, Tristen; 9 PM, Erin McKeown. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Monday, 8-10 PM, K.C. Crystal. 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, Matt & Emily, Air Mattress. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Ben Porter. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

L.V. BANKS & HIS SWINGING BLUES BAND, STEVE THOMAS & HIS HYDE PARK HOT FIVE, HYDE PARK GILBERT & SULLIVAN COMPANY perform at a picnic in the park. Tuesday, 5 PM, Nichols Park, 1300 E. 55th. 773-955-3622 or 773-288-3968.

BLUES KANGAROOS Free concert. Friday, noon, DuPage Court, between S. Grove and S. Spring, Elgin. 847-931-6120.

BUDDY GUY, TAJ MAHAL & THE PHANTOM BLUES BAND Monday, 7 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

MR. BLUES QUARTET Free concert. Thursday, July 6, noon, Millennium Plaza, South Stolp between Galena Blvd. and Downer Place, Aurora. 630-844-3640.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 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. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesdays, Carl Davis, Lil' Ed, Joe Moss. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Johnny B. Moore Band with Patricia Scott. Monday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Wednesday, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers with Grana' Louise. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, Maurice John Vaughn Band with Shirley Johnson. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Chico Banks Band with Grana' Louise. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tuesday, Chico Banks Band with Grana' Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers with Grana' Louise. 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, Vino Louden. Saturday, Dion Payton & the 43rd Street Blues Band. Sunday, Eddie Taylor Jr. Mondays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Bel-Airs. Wednesday, Willie Higgins & the Mob. Next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, John Primer & the Real Deal. 773-528-1012.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Big Time Sarah with Shirley King & Peaches Statten. Saturday, Byther Smith & the Nightriders. Mondays, Big Bill Hickey & the Moneymakers (no cover). Tuesdays, Marty Sammon (no cover). Wednesdays, jam hosted by Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted. Thursdays, Jump City with Peaches Statten. Next Friday, July 7, Willie Kent & the Gents. 773-525-8989.

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

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Keith Scott. Thursdays, Sugar Blue. Next Friday, July 7, Scott Stenton Band. Next Saturday, July 8, Steve Arvey. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesdays, 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, Steve Arvey; 9:30 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Dave Keyes Band. Saturday, Johnnie Johnson, Marty Sammon & the Midnight Street Jam. Sunday, Joanna Connor. Monday, jam hosted by Brother John. Wednesday, R.J. Mischo. Thursday, Kenny Neal. Next Friday, July 7, 5:30 PM, Ken Saydak; 9:30 PM, Corey Harris, Carl Davis Band. Next Saturday, July 8, Chris Cain, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. 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.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE 4830 S. Cottage Grove: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Mississippi Raiders with Patricia Scott. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. 773-548-4812 or 773-285-8353.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Sunday, Monday, and Thursdays, 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.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music after 10 PM on weekends. Friday, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 630-513-0074.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:30 PM, Masheen Company with Melvia "Chick" Rodgers & Ronnie. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton. Wednesdays, 6 PM-midnight, Double "J" Band with Killer Ray. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler (in the Cab Calloway Room). 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar features live blues and zydeco after 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Scott Nev & In the Pocket. 847-520-4800.

CUBBY BEAR NORTH 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Restaurant with live music. Saturday, 10:30 PM, Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners. 847-541-4700.

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.

EDWARDS' ENTERTAINMENT LOUNGE 4252 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 10 PM and midnight, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters. 773-536-7292.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Dave Colly. Next Friday, July 7, Kraig Kenning. 847-428-4500.

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, Frank Ace. Saturday, 5 PM, Bill Shackford; 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller. Sundays, John Primer. Monday, Charlie Love. Tuesday, Brian Lee. Wednesday, Doug McDonald. Thursday, Matthew Skoller. Next Friday, July 7, 5 PM, Steve Arvey; 9:30 PM, Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones. Next Saturday, July 8, 5 PM, Dave Weld; 9:30 PM, Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones. 312-266-2400.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Flat Broke. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday through Monday, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FRANK'S PLACE Hilton Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee, Northbrook: Next Saturday, July 8, 9:40 PM, Little Mac (no cover). 847-480-7500.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Next Saturday, July 8, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. Next Friday, July 7, 9:30 PM, Mythic Figs, Smokin' Goose Musical Potpourri (call 708-452-5630). 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, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Thursday, 8:30 PM, open jam with Mike Wheeler. Next Saturday, July 8, 9:30 PM, Mike Wheeler Blues Band. 708-484-3610.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Monday, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Friday and Saturday, Joanna Connor Band. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Tuesday, RJ Mischo. Wednesday and Thursday, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Next Friday, July 7, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Ronnie Baker Brooks (on the Main Stage); No Mercy Band (on the Back Porch Stage). Next Saturday, July 8, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Chris Aaron Band (on the Main Stage); No Mercy Band (on the Back Porch Stage). 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

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, Liz Mandville Greeson. Saturday, Blue Plate Special. Next Friday, July 7, Jerry Knight & the Blues Flash. Next Saturday, July 8, Recliners. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater, 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, Zanne Mack Band, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Thursday, Charlie Love (live radio broadcast). Next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, Barbara LeShoure. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, John Castro & His JC Express. Sundays, 8 PM, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Shirley King. Next Friday, July 7, Pat Smillie Band. 312-360-1558.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays and Mondays, 9 PM, Soul Purpose. 773-493-3477.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Pedal Steel Transmission. Saturday, Jumpin' Willy Cobbs. Wednesday, Phantom Three. Thursdays, Pedal Steel Transmission. Next Saturday, July 8, ZZ Hill. 773-525-2422.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Next Saturday, July 8, 9 PM, Taylor Brothers. 708-388-6755.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Strictly Southside Blues Band. Next Friday, July 7, Next Generation Blues Band with Lorenzo Thompson. 708-863-2000.

MARGARET'S NEW 7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, L.V. Banks & the Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-0592.

MR. RICKY'S NOTE 118 E. Cermak: Restaurant and bar with music after 4 PM. Mondays, blues musicians perform at a soul food buffet. 312-842-0400.

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

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Ken Saydak Trio. Next Friday, July 7, Devil in a Woodpile. Next Saturday, July 8, Rockin' Johnny. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Friday, Kingsnakes. Saturday, Little Smokey Smothers. Wednesday, John Devlin & Mary Dietel. Next Friday, July 7, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Next Saturday, July 8, Mississippi Heat. 815-477-0340.

PRIMO'S 22212 Governors Hwy., Richton Park: Thursday, July 6, 9 PM, open blues jam hosted by Billy King. 708-748-5560.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Sunday, Steve Lizard & Sloppy Seconds. Next Sunday, July 9, open jam hosted by Blues Effect. 773-276-9730.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Mondays, 8:30 PM, open blues jam hosted by Blue Heat. Thursdays, Pat Doody Project (followed by an open jam). 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Dave Myers, Devil in a Woodpile. Saturday and Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesday, Chico Banks, Jesse Cross. Thursday, Little Mack Simmons. 773-342-0452.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Pete Special. Saturday, Liz Mandville Greeson. Next Friday, July 7, Bumblebee Bob. Next Saturday, July 8, Jimmy Burns. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays, Eddie Taylor Jr. Blues Band. Saturday, Little Mack Blues Band. Monday, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All Stars. Wednesday, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. Next Saturday, July 8, Little Arthur Blues Band. 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.

VI'S LAST CALL 9 S. 1st Street, Saint Charles: Saturday, 9 PM, Screaming Bluedogs. 630-377-9875.

WHATEVER IV 3101 S. Central: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Margo & the Strictly Southside Blues Band. 708-863-4224.

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

jazz

concerts

PAUL BASA & BASANOVA Free concert. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PETER BRÖTZMANN CHICAGO TENTET PLUS TWO See Critic's Choice. Wednesday, 9 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JIM CLARK & HIS JAZZ PEOPLE Wednesday, 7 PM, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. 773-549-0606, ext. 2065.

NICK COLIONNE & REGINALD T. McCANTS Free concert. Thursday, July 6, 5:30 PM, garden courtyard at Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437.

NICK COLIONNE Next Saturday, July 8, 2-4 PM, Garden Plaza, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan. 312-787-9596.

DANGEROUS DIVAS, MALIK CHORAN ENSEMBLE Friday, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

FOUR IN ONE Free outdoor concert. Next Friday, July 7, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

PAULINHO GARCIA Thursday, July 6, 5-10 PM, John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438 or 312-559-0200.

KAPSALIS TRIO Free performances. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

DAVE KOZ, JOYCE COOLING Next Friday, July 7, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

JEFF LASKY TRIO Free concert. Next Friday, July 7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

JOHN MOULDER QUARTET Next Sunday, July 9, 4 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

SONIDOS CALIENTES, AZUKAR Free concert. Next Friday, July 7, 6 PM, McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing. 312-427-1676.

CLARK TERRY & THE BURGESS GARDNER ORCHESTRA, HOUSTON PERSON QUINTET WITH ETTA JONES Saturday, 6:30 and 10 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222 or 312-902-1500.

TWO FOR BRAZIL Free performances. Sunday, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800. Next Sunday, July 9, 2 PM, Borders Books and Music, 1144 W. Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

LIBBY YORK TRIO Free concert. Next Sunday, July 9, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Sonny Turner, John Watson, Tom Hope, Rich Pardo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturdays, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio. 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, 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Silver Streak with Tim McNamara, Tom Garling, John Young, John Bany & Martin Bany. Thursday, 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. 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.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Thursdays, 6:30-10 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-3535.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM nightly. Friday through Sunday, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Monday, Danny Lerman. Tuesday through next Saturday, July 8, Carlos Cannon. 312-751-2433.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Next Saturday, July 8, Rubato Jazz Ensemble. 847-332-1116.

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

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.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Hot Club Guitar. 773-384-8600.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Fridays, 7:30-10:30 PM, and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Jim Beebe's Chicago Jazz with Judi K (no cover). 630-574-2155.

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

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Thursday, July 6, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-384-2547.

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, July 7, 5:30-9 PM, Libby York. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Friday, 9 PM, Frank Lamphere. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braughm & Don Stille. Next Friday, July 7, Tony Smith Show. 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.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Latin and jazz jam session with Crosswind. 312-697-0975.

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.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler. 312-341-9787.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, jazz jam session with Strange Matter. 773-528-7569.

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

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

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

EPITOME 2347 S. Michigan: Friday and Saturday, 7-11 PM, Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio. 312-326-2300.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Collazo & Hettinga. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Jeff Gilmore Group. Saturday, Kevin Higgins Trio. Next Saturday, July 8, Paul Abella Trio. 847-718-9272.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday through Monday, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). Next Sunday, July 9, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners. 708-788-2118.

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

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

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

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Sundays, 6-9 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble with Siddha Sila, Vandy Harris, David Boykin, Ben Montgomery, Duryvin Ternoir, and Leo O'Dell. 773-373-6292.

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: Friday, 9:30 PM, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. Sunday, 8 PM, Margaret Murphy Quartet (no cover). Thursday, 9 PM, Sonny Seals. Next Friday, July 7, 9:30 PM, Fareed Haque Sextet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, "Battle of the Saxes" with Von Freeman & Edward Peterson; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, "Battle of the Saxes" with Von Freeman & Edward Peterson; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" with music by Pong Unit; 11 PM, Jennifer Graham. Monday, 9 PM, Jennifer Graham. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesday, 9 PM, Mighty Blue Kings. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Next Friday, July 7, Jeff Newell's New-Trad Octet. Next Saturday, July 8, Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls. 773-878-5552.

THE GRILL 909 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, Sundays, 6-10 PM, and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, Denise LaGrassa. 312-255-9009.

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: Monday, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement. Tuesday, 8 PM, Jazz Unlimited Orchestra. Thursday, 8 PM, Steamboat Switzerland. Next Friday, July 7, 6 PM, Jim Baker with Steve Hunt & Harrison Bankhead; 9 PM, David Boykin's Expanse. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Jimmy Bosch (see Critic's Choice), DJ Victor Parra. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Saturday, 9 PM, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms (preceded by swing dance lessons at 8:30 PM). 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Fridays, 5-9 PM, Elaine Dame. Saturdays, 9 PM, Mandi Loomis & the Brick House Blues Band. 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 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, Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen (see Critic's Choice). Wednesday through next Sunday, July 9, Ira Sullivan Quartet, Ron Perillo Trio. 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; 5 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet with Ray Bailey. 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.

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.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Stephanie Browning & Dave Gordon. Wednesdays, Greg Fishman & Paulinho Garcia. Thursdays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. 312-649-5874.

MAIN STREET PUB 201 Main, Woodstock: Music at 9 PM. Next Friday, July 7, Peter Oprisko Duo. 815-338-4444.

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.

MIA CUCINA 56 W. Wilson, Palatine: Restaurant with music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 PM Sundays; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Mueller Group. Next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, Breaking Point. 847-358-4900.

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, Dan McCoy with Mike Hartman & Jim Baker. 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, Bob Marsh with Sue Wolf, Eric Leonardson, Laurie Lee Moses & others. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Fareed Haque Sextet, Malachy Papers. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Chris Greene & New Perspective. 773-489-0011.

PEACOCK CAFE 5440 N. Sheridan: Fridays, 5-9 PM, Elevation. 773-275-1224.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Don Stiernberg Quartet. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Thursday, Don Stiernberg Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, Sam Burckhardt Trio/Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen Duo. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Pete Benson Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Matt Lewis Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Marshall Vente's Tropicale Trio. 708-848-4250.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Doug Lawrence Quartet. Saturday, Corky McClerkin Quartet. Sunday, Elaine Dame Trio. Monday, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Wednesday, Scott Stevenson Trio. Thursday, Hinda Hoffman Trio. Next Friday, July 7, Stephanie Browning Quartet. Next Saturday, July 8, Jeff Newell Quartet. Next Sunday, July 9, 11 AM, Yoko Noge; 2:30 PM, Henry Johnson; 6 PM, Jeff Newell's New Trad Octet; 9 PM, Jeff Newell Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Friday, Ross Johnson. Saturday, Greg Pasenko Trio. Wednesdays, Mark Madsen Trio. Thursdays, Suede & Blue Roy. Next Friday, July 7, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Next Saturday, July 8, Franz Jackson Quartet. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Live jazz at 6:30 PM Sundays. Next Sunday, July 9, Brienn Perry. 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.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursday, July 6, Bruce Mak Trio. 773-276-9730.

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

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

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Thursday, July 6, Paul Coscino Organ Trio. 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. 312-225-4140.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Friday, Mark Maegdlin Trio. Saturday, Geof Bradfield Trio. Wednesdays, Eric Allen Trio. Thursdays, Mark O'Connor Trio. Next Friday, July 7, Kevin Kizer Trio. Next Saturday, July 8, 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. Fridays, Mark O'Connor Trio. Saturday and Tuesday, Rob Denty Trio. Wednesdays, Geof Bradfield Duo. Thursday and next Saturday, July 8, Scott Burns Duo. 312-527-3510.

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

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, Damon Short/Paul Scea Quartet with Ryan Shultz. Saturday, Vincent Davis Trio with Hanah Jon Taylor. Sundays, 6 PM, 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. Thursday, David Boykin Trio. Next Friday, July 7, R.J. Temple with Beau Barry, Darius Savage & Chad Taylor. Next Saturday, July 8, Ernest Dawkins with Avreeayl Ra & Tatsu Aoki. 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, 6-9 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. Wednesdays, Carmine Menna. Thursdays, Scott Stevenson & Margaret Carlson. 630-232-2201.

international

concerts

FRIENDS OF THE GAMELAN perform at a free "gamelan picnic." Next Sunday, July 9, 1-4 PM, 1020 Aurora Ave., Aurora. 630-653-6277.

ORQUESTA ISLA Salsa music concert with free dance lessons. Thursday, July 6, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-322-0329.

D. PEREZ PRADO ORCHESTRA Next Friday, July 7, 8 PM, Apollo's 2000, 2875 W. Cermak. 773-247-0200.

SONIDOS CALIENTES, AZUKAR Free concert. Next Friday, July 7, 6 PM, McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing. 312-427-1676.

NELSON SOSA BAND Next Saturday, July 8, noon and 2 PM, and next Sunday, July 9, 1 and 3 PM, Living Coast Exhibit, Brookfield Zoo, 1st and 31st, Brookfield. 708-485-0263, ext. 879.

TRIBUS FUTURAS Friday and Sunday, 1 and 3 PM, and Saturday, noon and 2 PM, Living Coast Exhibit, Brookfield Zoo, 1st and 31st, Brookfield. 708-485-0263, ext. 879.

TRIO LOS CHALANES Friday and Sunday, noon and 2 PM, and Saturday, 1 and 3 PM, Living Coast Exhibit, Brookfield Zoo, 1st and 31st, Brookfield. 708-485-0263, ext. 879.

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.

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

EURO CAFE 3001 N. Ashland: Wednesdays, Breno Sauer plays Brazilian tango and jazz. 773-929-8640.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Thursday, July 6, 9 PM, Johnny Rivera, Ray Sepulveda, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday through Monday, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wednesday, 8 PM, Susana Baca (see Critic's Choice). Thursday, 8 PM, Steamboat Switzerland. Next Saturday, July 8, 10 PM, Jimmy Bosch (see Critic's Choice), DJ Victor Parra. 312-362-9707.

LITTLE BUCHAREST 3001 N. Ashland: Music after 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. 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.

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

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Bandoleros. Wednesdays, Chicago Samba. 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.

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: Friday, 10 PM, Ivory Coast. Saturdays, 9 PM, Dr. Brad & Company (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. 312-396-9426.

classical

AARON BEROFSKY AND RALPH VOTAPEK violin and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Mozart, R. Strauss). Free admission. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN CARILLON RECITALS Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe: Carilloneurs perform at 7 PM. Tuesday, Sean Duffy. Wednesday, Hisako Konno. Thursday, Marcel Siebers. Next Friday, July 7, Adrian Tien. Next Saturday, July 8, Adrian Gebruers. Next Sunday, July 9, Adolph Rots and Auke de Boer. 847-835-5440.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS in a free program. Monday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Friday, 8 PM, Pinchas Zukerman, conductor, with violinist Pamela Frank (Bruckner, Bruch, Bach, Schubert). Saturday, 8 PM, William Eddins, conductor, with pianist Jon Kimura Parker (Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky). Next Friday, July 7, 8 PM, Donald Runnicles, conductor, with flutists James Galway and Jeanne Galway (Cimarosa, Mozart, Elgar). Next Saturday, July 8, 8 PM, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and bass Samuel Ramey (Offenbach, Verdi, Boito, Mozart, Copland, Kern, Rodgers, and others). Next Sunday, July 9, 7 PM, Erich Kunzel, conductor, with the King'singers. 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Saturday, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DU PAGE OPERA THEATRE Harold Bauer conducts Nicolai's Merry Wives of Windsor. Next Saturday, July 8, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

MIRIAM FRIED performs solo violin music of Bach. Thursday, July 6, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

GRANT PARK CHORUS Dale Warland, conductor, with tenor William Watson (Rachmaninoff, Vespers). See Critic's Choice. Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 PM, Holy Family Church, 1080 W. Roosevelt. 312-742-4763.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Monday, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with piccolist Sally Sherwin, soprano Melissa Dye, and tenor Job Christenson (Gould, Copland, Damare, Rodgers, R. Strauss, Gershwin, Anderson, Bernstein, Tchaikovsky). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash: Sunday, 4 PM, John Clodig. Next Sunday, July 9, 4 PM, Robert Finster. 312-664-6963.

L'OPERA PICCOLA Peter Lipari conducts Mozart's Don Giovanni. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 PM, and Sunday, 1:30 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 773-604-4461, ext. 1.

YUKI AND TOMOKO MACK PIANO DUO (Copland, Corigliano, Bernstein, Chopin, and others). Next Friday, July 7, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

MOSTLY MADRIGAL SINGERS (Stanford, Copland, Flemming, Hogan, Burleigh, Erb, Churchill, Rutter, Shearing). Saturday, 7:30 PM, Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, Third and Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

NAPERVILLE MILLENNIUM CARILLON RECITALS at the foot of Rotary Hill, Naperville: Carilloneurs perform at 7:30 PM. Wednesday, Geert D'hollander. Thursday, Hisako Konno. Next Friday, July 7, Bob van Wely and Rosemarie Seuntiens. Next Saturday, July 8, Gordon Slater. Next Sunday, July 9, Adrian Tien. 630-428-6800.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE CHOIR, ORCHESTRA, AND WIND ENSEMBLE Free admission. Next Friday, July 7, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL Free admission. Next Sunday, July 9, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-400 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE STRING FACULTY RECITAL Free admission. Thursday, July 6, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SUMMER ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop, conductor, with violinist Anne Nagosky (Bruch, Beethoven). Next Sunday, July 9, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND John Lynch conducts "an American extravaganza." Wednesday, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

RENATO PREMEZZI AND MICHAEL BARON perform duo piano music (Rachmaninoff, Milhaud). Friday, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL CHAPEL CARILLON RECITALS Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn: Carillonneurs perform at 7:30 PM. Tuesday, Julia Littleton. Wednesday, Marcel Diebers. Thursday, Koen Cosaert. Next Friday, July 7, Geert D'hollander and Liesbeth Janssens. Next Saturday, July 8, Hisako Konno. Next Sunday, July 9, Adrian Gebruers. 773-702-2100.

SEABURY-WESTERN SEMINARY CARILLON RECITALS Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 2122 Sheridan, Evanston: Carilloneurs perform at 7:30 PM. Tuesday, Wylie Crawford. Next Friday, July 7, Hisako Konno. Next Sunday, July 9, Gordon Slater. 847-328-9300.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Sundays, 9 AM-5 PM, Tea With Granny. 708-922-9950.

fairs & festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove: Saturday, noon, Christian Anthony; 12:45 PM, Meisha Herron; 1 PM, Andrew Branch & HalfWay Tree; 2 PM, Tubbis, Marilyn Nunnally; 2:30 PM, Black Reign; 3 PM, Tony Roger, Marilyn Foster; 4 PM, Osezua & the Predator, Joy Love; 4:30 PM, Professor DeWitt Williams & Company; 5 PM, Mandators; 5:15 PM, Clifton P. Demarrs; 6 PM, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers; 7 PM, Dansika; 7:15 PM, Soldiers at War; 8 PM, Devon Brown, Dub Dis; 9 PM, Frankie Paul. Sunday, 12:15 PM, Marilyn Foster; 1 PM, the Outfit, Earl Calloway; 1:30 PM, Joy Love; 2 PM, Jorge from Yard, Meisha Herron; 2:45 PM, Tony Roger; 3:30 PM, Loop Lab School Choir; 4 PM, Sam Ghansah, Mark Carter; 5 PM, Melaku & the African Elements, Judah Man; 6 PM, Tubbis; 6:30 PM, Gizzae; 7:30 PM, Ras Kelly, Doggie, Indika; 8:30 PM, Jimmy Cliff. Monday, noon, Nelson Gill; 1 PM, Joy Love; 2 PM, Soldiers of War, Marilyn Foster; 3 PM, Roots of Haiti, Loop Lab School Choir; 3:45 PM, Fada Gahanna; 4 PM, Herb Kent; 4:30 PM, Soldiers at War; 5:15 PM, Arnold Romeo; 7 PM, Belizean Vibes, Earth Element; 8 PM, Tubbis; 9 PM, Calypso Rose. Tuesday, 1 PM, Fada Gahanna; 1:30 PM, Showtyme; 2 PM, Marilyn Foster; 3 PM, Joy Love; 4 PM, Osezua, Professor DeWitt Williams & Company; 5 PM, Charles Cameron, Arnold Romeo; 6 PM, Tubbis; 7 PM, Natty Love Joys, Earth Element; 8 PM, Carl Brown; 9 PM, Michael Black. 312-427-0266.

19TH ANNUAL AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 5:00 PM, Sones de Mexico; 6:15 PM, Kevin Gordon Band; 7:30 PM, Magnolia Sisters (see Spot Check); 8 PM, Teddy Morgan with Bo Ramsey; 9:45 PM, Reckless Reilly; 10:30 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans; 11:30 PM, Joe Ely Band. Saturday, 2:30 PM, Famous Brothers; 3:15 PM, Beatle Brothers; 4:15 PM, Switchback; 5:45 PM, Special Consensus; 6:15 PM, Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun; 7:30 PM, Hackberry Ramblers; 8 PM, Mike Plume Band; 9:45 PM, Robbie Fulks; 10:30 PM, Ronnie Dawson; 11:30 PM, Joe Ely. Sunday, 2 PM, Franz Jackson; 2:15 PM, Laketown Buskers; 3 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra; 3:45 PM, John Sebastian; 4 PM, Franz Jackson; 5 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra; 5:45 PM, Jimmy LaFave; 6:30 PM, Red Elvises; 7:30 PM, Gurf Morlix (see Spot Check) with John Sieger; 8:15 PM, Joe Gruschecky & the House Rockers; 9:15 PM, Blue Rodeo; 10 PM, Marcia Ball Band; 11 PM, Alejandro Escovedo. Monday, 4:45 PM, Kelley Hunt; 6 PM, Betsy & the Boneshakers; 6:30 PM, Heatersons; 7:45 PM, Waco Brothers; 8 PM, C.J. Chenier; 9:30 PM, Jimmy LaFave; 10:15 PM, Marcia Ball Band; 11:15 PM, Dave Alvin & the Guilty Men. 708-788-2118.

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See page 53.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL Gebhard Woods State Park, 250 Ottawa, Morris: Next Saturday, July 8, 10 AM, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams; 10:45 AM, Dan Zahn &

Chris McNamara; 11:30 AM, Kim Murley; noon, Cathy Ciolac & Art Lang; 12:15 PM, Mike Anderson; 12:30 PM, Sherri Farley; 1 PM, Jones Family, Steve Endsley; 1:30 PM, Dale C. Evans; 1:45 PM, Judy Schmidt; 2 PM, Any Old Tyme; 2:30 PM, Neal Peck; 3:15 PM, Bill Robinson & Friends; 4 PM, Thomasina, Tony Scarimbolo; 4:45 PM, Lindseys; 5:30 PM, Joy Yu Hoffman. Next Sunday, July 9, 10 AM, Van Dusens; 10:45 AM, Judy Schmidt; 11:30 AM, Dan Zahn & Chris McNamara; noon, Steve Craig; 12:15 PM, Thomasina; 12:30 PM, Jeff Wichman; 1 PM, Carl Johnson, Dave Balka; 1:30 PM, Irish Stew; 1:45 PM, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams; 2 PM, Judy Robinson; 2:30 PM, Barbara Hale Ernst & Mark Filler; 3:15 PM, Bill Robinson & Friends; 4 PM, Mike Anderson; 4:45 PM, Kim Murley; 5:30 PM, Jones Family. Festival also features music workshops and children's activities. 708-331-6875.

JULY FOURTH CONCERT-ON-THE-GREEN Deer Path Elementary School, 95 W. Deerpath, Lake Forest: Tuesday, 4:15 PM, Gregory Wyser-Pratte Quartet; 5:45 PM, Warren Beck; 8 PM, Lake Forest Symphony (Bernstein, Copland, Bach, Sousa). 847-295-2135.

MILLENNIUM LINCOLNWOOD FEST Proesel Park, Morse and Kosner, Lincolnwood: Thursday, July 6, 7 PM, New Invaders. Next Friday, July 7, 7 PM, Small Time Dave & the Windy City Groove. Next Saturday, July 8, 5 PM, Melva Le Blanc & the Blue Groove; 8 PM, Johnny Star & the Meteors. Next Sunday, July 9, 2 PM, John Kenny & the Strolling Minstrels; 7 PM, Associates. 847-676-4823.

ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK Lincoln and Belmont: Next Saturday, July 8, noon, Harmless, the Dog & Everything; 1 PM, Bottle of Justus; 1:30 PM, Spies Who Surf, Turnstyles;

3:30 PM, Blue Marvin, Rubber, Satya Graha; 5 PM, Quantum Leep; 5:30 PM, Harmony Riley, Strain Busy Sky; 7:30 PM, Bumpus; 8 PM, Los Straightjackets, Mr. Blotto. Next Sunday, July 9, noon, Daisy Head Masey, Big Back Yard, Crush; 1 PM, Joel Frankel; 1:30 PM, Los Barrachos, Gertrude, Maggie Speaks; 3 PM, Juleps; 3:30 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms, Domestic Problems; 5 PM, Mike & Joe; 5:30 PM, Hello Dave, Johnny Socko; 7:30 PM, Then Again; 8 PM, Underwater People, Mr. Blotto. 773-472-7171.

ROCK 'N' ROAR Cannon Dr. between North and Fullerton: Saturday, noon, Box-o-car; 1 PM, Pelvic Delta; 1:30 PM, Gertrude; 2:30 PM, Swinging Love Hammers; 3 PM, Robert Cornelius; 4 PM, Mest; 5 PM, Cecilia; 6 PM, Dynamite Hack; 8:30 PM, Elwood. Sunday, noon, Big Hello; 1 PM, Heaven; 1:30 PM, Shaking Tree; 2:30 PM, Then Again; 3 PM, G.B. Leighton; 4 PM, Nixons; 5 PM, Cathy Richardson; 6 PM, Stroke 9; 7 PM, Hello Dave; 8:30 PM, Sister Hazel (see Spot Check). 312-559-1212 or 773-868-3010.

ST. ANDREW'S GREEK FESTIVAL St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N. Sheridan: Next Sunday, July 9, noon-11 PM, Linardakis Band. 773-334-4515.

TASTE OF CHICAGO See page 52.

WESTCHESTER FUNFEST on the grounds of St. Joseph High School, 1840 S. Mayfair, Westchester: Next Friday, July 7, 6 PM, Ruckus; 8 PM, Hot Rocks; 10 PM, Turtles with Flo & Eddie. Next Saturday, July 8, 1 PM, Chris Colletti; 3 PM, Weiss Brothers; 5:10 PM, Dave Rudolf; 5:15 PM, Flapjacks; 8 PM, Mirage; 9 PM, Chuck

Negron. Next Sunday, July 9, 1:15 PM, Shmingeez; 3:30 PM, Perry Danos & Backstreet; 7 PM, Rico; 9 PM, Buckinghams. 708-562-7747.

miscellaneous

CHICAGO POPS CONCERT BAND performs patriotic music. Tuesday, 10:15 AM, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-642-4600.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sunday, 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" with music by Pong Unit. 773-878-5552.

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.

RAVINIA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Sunday, 7 PM, Marvin Hamlisch, conductor, with Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, barbershop quartet Joker's Wild, the North Shore Choral Society, and the Highland Park High School Marching Band in "a rousing program of musical Americana." 847-266-5100.

TICK TOCK HARP DUO Free concert. Next Sunday, July 9, 4:30 PM, Lords Park, Grand & Oakwood, Elgin. 847-931-6120.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Friday, Show Biz Kidz. Monday, Red, White & Brass. Wednesday, Donie Band. Next Friday, July 7, Gospel Joy. 312-346-3278.

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