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ROCK, POP, ETC. includes hip-hop, funk, reggae, zydeco, cabaret, contemporary R&B, and some international pop. DANCE includes techno, house, electronica, ambient, and disco. 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

8-TRACK: THE SOUNDS OF THE 70s Musical revue under the direction of Rick Seeber. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Saturdays, 6 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

THE ALIX SHOW with Alix Olson and Alix Dobkin. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Mountain Moving Coffeehouse, Summerdale Community Church/Good Shepherd Parish Metropolitan Community Church, 1700 W. Farragut. 312-409-0276.

AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE with Carmen Rasmusen, Charles Grigsby, Clay Aiken, Joshua Gracin, Julia DeMato, Kimberly Caldwell, Kimberly Locke, Rickey Smith, Ruben Studdard, and Trenyce. Wed 7/9, 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

SANDY ANDINA Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927. Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

B2K, MARQUES HOUSTON, MARIO, NICK CANNON, NAZCAR, JHENE Fri 7/11, 7 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

BIRA Sun 7/6, 3:30 PM, Fern Room, Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton. 773-784-0449.

BON JOVI, GOO GOO DOLLS Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

BOSTON Fri 7/4, 8 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

JIM BUCKNER Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

TRACY CHAPMAN, EAST MOUNTAIN SOUTH Sun 7/6, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

CHICAGO EXPRESSION Thu 7/10, noon, Millennium Plaza, Galena and Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

PAUL CIMINELLO ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Fran & Norm Viray at 4 PM. Sun 7/6, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

LES CLAYPOOL FROG BRIGADE All-ages. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

MOIRA CUE, JUSTIN C. ROUNDS Free performance. Mon 7/7, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1468 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

SARA DAVIS & JUSTIN HAYFORD perform "Taking a Chance on Love: The Vernon Duke Story." Thu 7/10, 7:30 PM, Maxim's, 24 E. Goethe. 312-742-1748.

DELAFIELDS Free concert. Fri 7/11, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JOHN DIGWEED, CRYSTAL METHOD, BT 18 & over. Sat 7/5, 7:30 PM, Congress Theatre, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

DJ RED LOX Wed 7/9, 10:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

EAST MOUNTAIN SOUTH Free in-store performance. Mon 7/7, 12:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

EXPLICIT LYRICS under the direction of Daryl Nitz & Matt Davis, with Gail Becker, Claire Bigley, Jared Leal, Gillian Kelly, and Kristofer Simmons. Fridays, 10 PM, Bailiwick Repertory, 1229 W. Belmont. 773-883-1090.

ARETHA FRANKLIN Wed 7/9, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, CHIMAIRA, UNEARTH All-ages. Sun 7/6, 6:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

INDIKA Free concert. Thu 7/10, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge & Mulford, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

JANE'S ADDICTION, AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, DONNAS, JURASSIC 5 with Distillers, Steve-O, Cave In, and Pharaoh Monch at Lollapalooza 2003. Sat 7/12, 2 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

JAYHAWKS, THORNS, CARLA WERNER 18 & over. Wed 7/9, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

NORAH JONES, RICHARD JULIAN Tue 7/8, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

KARMA SUTRA Fri 7/11, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

KING KONG Free in-store performance. Fri 7/11, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

JOE KREGOR Free concert. Fri 7/4, 11:30 AM, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

LA LEY All-ages. Tue 7/8, 7 PM, Congress Theatre, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND Thu 7/3, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sat 7/5 and Sun 7/6, 7 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL MCDERMOTT Fri 7/4, 6 PM, Hamilton Lakes, Rte. 53 & Hamilton, Itasca. 630-228-5605.

TIM & JIM MEADE Sat 7/12, 11 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

AUDREY MORRIS Free concert. Fri 7/11, 11:30 AM, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

MUSIC FROM THE BASEMENT Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

LIZ PHAIR Free in-store performance. Wed 7/9, 6 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

DICK POLK ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Tina Mangos at 4 PM. Sun 7/13, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

FRANK PORTOLESE & THE SPUDNICKS Free concert. Fri 7/11, 6:30 PM, Brooks Park, 7100 N. Harlem. 312-742-7855.

DAVE ROHBOCK Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

SANTANA, ANGELIQUE KIDJO Sat 7/5, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

TERRANCE SIMIEN & THE MALLET PLAYBOYS performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Louie Stallone at 6 PM. Thu 7/3, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

TRAIN Thu 7/10, 7 PM, and Fri 7/11, 8 PM (7/10 with Wilshire; 7/11 with Matt Nathanson; sold out), Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

TIM VANA Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Village Square, 37 S. Main, Sandwich. 815-878-2693.

WORLD CLASS NOISE, JOEL FRANKEL & SOME TALL TREES Fri 7/4, 5:30 PM, Niles West High School, 5701 Oakton, Skokie. 847-674-1500, ext. 0.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, Waxwings, Wanamaker, Cordy, Wurlygig. Fri 7/4, 9 PM, Gold Chains, A Grape Dope, Misty & the Novice, Woven. Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Midstates, Swords Project, Zelienople, Rope. Tue 7/8 and Wed 7/9, 9 PM, Nickel Creek (7/8 18 & over). Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Stroller, Letterpress Opry, Grandpa's .38. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Soledad Brothers, Whirlwind Heat, Like Young. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, King Kong, J. Davis Trio, Deals Gone Bad. Sun 7/13, 9 PM, Dead Meadow, Red-Eyed Legends, Pines. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJs spin until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, DJ Rhythm. Fridays and Saturdays, Ed Vantage. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin until 1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays, until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Thursdays, DJ Laura B. spins salsa, cha-cha, cumbia, bachata, and rock. Fridays, Mike G., Pat B. Saturdays, Pat B. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Thursdays, DJ Spin. Fridays and Saturdays, Ryan Hagen (with DJ 2 Much Funk Saturdays in the Loft). 847-397-3100.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9:30 PM. First Friday of every month, Rhythm Rockets. Wed 7/9, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan. Fri 7/11, Punsapaya, All Fours. Sat 7/12, Michael McDermott, Dan Spielman. 847-381-8585.

THE BASSMENT 6057 N. California: Sundays, 4-7 PM, open mike for turntables, spoken word, and poetry. 773-764-2277.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Thu 7/3, Bad Forum, Damian Espinoza, Frank Tribes. Fri 7/4, Animal Farm, Applecake, Lackloves. Sat 7/5, Terminal Bliss, La Makita Soma, Venue, Flutter. Sun 7/6, Joel Henderson, Richard Neal Miller, Brooke Brown-Saracino. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/8, Bamboo Kids, Paper Airplane Pilots. Wed 7/9, Yer Mother's Lovers, Killie McGee. Thu 7/10, Watershed, Easy Tiger, Artificial West. Fri 7/11, Dials, Reagan National Crash Diet. Sat 7/12, Pet Lover, Money Shot, Broadcast Day. 773-281-4444.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Thu 7/3, OBN, Dogma, Fear Unknown. Sat 7/5, Ziggy 2000, Foo, Syntax Fascist, Et Cetera, Emily Shrine. Sundays, Stardust (David Bowie tribute) host an open jam. Wed 7/9, Jason Wampler, Standing 8, Argonaut. 773-278-5785.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Performers nightly in the first-floor dining room: Saturdays, 7 PM, Buddy Charles. Mondays, 8 PM, Bob Solone. Tue 7/8, 7:30 PM, Ester Hana. Thu 7/10, 7 PM, Mary Clare Barker. Fri 7/11, 7 PM, Audrey Morris. 773-435-0130.

BINNY'S BEVERAGE DEPOT 3000 N. Clark: Fridays, 3-7 PM, and Saturdays, 1-5 PM, pianist Jeff Manuel. 773-935-9400.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: Every other Saturday, 10 PM-3 AM, Analog Addicts; Every other Saturday, DJ Schmatic. 773-384-0701.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Wed 7/9, Buchanan. Thu 7/10, 7 PM, Blood Brothers, These Arms Are Snakes, Dance Disaster Movement (see Spot Check), Life Rocks! (all-ages). Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Much the Same, Knockout, Break the Silence, Jinxpack (all-ages); 10 PM, Nadas. 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/4, Broken Grass. Sat 7/5, Patty Elvis. Sundays, Terrapin Flyer. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. Fri 7/11, Ordinary K. 773-384-8600.

BRIAN'S CHARHOUSE 27 W 371 North, West Chicago: Sat 7/5, 8:30 PM, Rabble Rousers. 630-876-2000.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 W. Main, Lake Zurich: Sundays, 3 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-550-1127.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Sundays, 9 PM, music and spoken-word performances (followed by an open mike). 773-348-8536.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin after 8 PM. Thursdays, mPulse, Mike G. Wednesdays, Pat B. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/4, Torturing Elvis. Sat 7/5, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. Fri 7/11, Urban Djin, Red Dust. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, Violents, Pistol Whipped, Tears, Naughty Candy. Fri 7/4, 5 PM, Dorian Taj, Loraxx, Wanamaker, Wrecker, Bleary, Secretariat, Hot Dog City, Sick Brothers. Sat 7/5, 5 PM, Phenoms, Afflictions, Thin Man, Deep Steps, Mudtoys, Sonnets, Century Rocket Building, System & Station. 312-922-6392.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/5, Skeletons, Zeljko McMullen, Stexx, Severiano Martinez. 773-463-0158.

CARY'S LOUNGE 2251 W. Devon: No cover. Mondays, 9:30 PM, acoustic open mike. 773-743-5737.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thursdays, 8 PM, Untitled open mike (all-ages). Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Sat 7/12, 6:30 PM, One Man Army, Opus, Verbal Kent, Rusty Chains, Matlock (all-ages). 773-743-5650.

CHICAGO BEACH CAFE Theater on the Lake, Fullerton & Lake Shore Dr.: Sat 7/12, noon, Rabble Rousers (no cover). 773-404-3600.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 Wise, Schaumburg: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/4, Sponge, Gelheads. Sat 7/5, Quiet Riot, Liquid Courage. Fri 7/11, Wicked Garden, Backstage Pass. Sat 7/12, Seventh Heaven, Mudwhistle. 847-524-9910.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock music 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. First Thursday of every month, Monika & Patty spin punk, pop & emo. Fridays and Saturdays, Chuck & Lauree. Sundays, Dave Awl spins rock and new wave. Mondays, Stacy & Sigh spin punk & glam. Tuesdays, Sandie, Daisun & Vee spin pop & rock. Wednesdays, DJ Jay spins punk, garage, and local rock. Second Thursday of every month, DJ Misa, DJ Roadhouse. 773-489-0379.

COCOABEAN EXPRESSIONS 7007 N. Glenwood: Saturdays, 9 PM, One Voice open mike for music, comedy, spoken word, and poetry. 773-274-6057.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Scotty Mix. Saturdays, DJ Louie. 847-952-8555.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-528-7569.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Thu 7/3, Hairbanger's Ball. Fri 7/4, Big Muddy. Sat 7/5, Four on the Floor. Wednesdays, DJ Party Control. Thu 7/10, Revolution. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, DJ Teddy. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Bad Medicine. Fri 7/11, Weathered (Creed tribute). 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: In the Piano Bar: Saturdays, 10 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe. Sundays, 6:30 PM, and Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, George Howe. In the Cabaret: Thu 7/3, 7:30 PM, and Fri 7/4, 9:30 PM, Vernon Larsen (in the Piano Bar). Thu 7/3 and Thu 7/10, 8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Michael Whelan with the Bradley Williams Trio; 10:30 PM, Alanda Coon. Sun 7/6 and Sun 7/13, 7 PM, Tony Andriacchi. Mon 7/7, 8 PM, Phillip Caldwell. Wed 7/9, 8 PM, Trista Smith & Jason Grimm. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 8 and 10:30 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros, Ed Vantage. Fridays, DJ Breeze, Johnny Price. Saturdays, DJ Mike D, Johnny Price. Tuesdays, Johnny Price spins breakbeat. Wednesdays, Ed Vantage, DJ Bliss. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Thu 7/3, DJs John & Ben. Sat 7/5, Andrew Malcolm. Sun 7/6, DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 7/7, DJ Sonja. Thu 7/10, DJ Kevin McComb. 773-472-2771.

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, Water with Kennedy Octane and others spinning Afrobeat, Brazilian bossa, global house, and downtempo. 312-421-1759.

DIZZY'S BAR 401 S. Route 83, Grayslake: Music starts at 8 PM. Tuesdays, Chris Sipos hosts an open mike. 847-223-7788.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, the Effect, Sleepers, Piel Plastica. Fri 7/4, 9 PM, High on Fire (see Spot Check), Pelican, Floor, DJ Velcro Lewis. Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Bernie Worrell & the Woo Warriors, All Fours, Abstract Giants, New Blood Ritual, DJ Mass Transit, DJ Spinello, MC O-Type Star. Tue 7/8, 9 PM, Egostatic, Psycho Ex-Lover, Who Did Bender, Harmony of Lies. Wed 7/9, 9 PM, Capitol Years, Changes, High Strung. Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Yakuza, Speedealer, Littleman Complex, Redneck Exorcist. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Combo #3, Singapore Sling, Phaser, Fear & Trembling. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Detroit Cobras, Hot Machines. 773-489-3160.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 7/4, Urban Funk Ordinance. Sat 7/5, Spiraldig. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Fri 7/11, Seventh Heaven. Sat 7/12, Release. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 8:30 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, and 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Thursdays, Men Without Pants. Fri 7/4, Colour (no cover). Sat 7/5, Jambouy, Planet Strange. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 45s (no cover). Wednesdays, Catfight. Fri 7/11, Swing Crew. Sat 7/12, King Solomon's Grave, Dan Darrah. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Thu 7/3, Ella Music Group, Chuck's Electric, Luster. Fri 7/4, Jesse de la Pena, Phix. Sat 7/5, Milkplow, Muskeeta, D'z Nutz, Boogata Fix. Sundays, Sumo. Tue 7/8, Memories, Rosetta West, Death of a Salesman. Wed 7/9, Angelo Chresanthakes, Gone All Summer. Thu 7/10, God Wafer, Frantic Appetite, Audiobon. Fri 7/11, Ivorywire, Mile One, Somnia, Regels. Sat 7/12, KB, Babaganoo, Tom Slater Band, Dan Zacharias. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Thu 7/3, 9:30 PM, Gossip, Cougars, Antelope. Fri 7/4, 10 PM, the Sea and Cake. Sat 7/5, 10 PM, U.S. Maple, Giddy Motors, Grand Ulena. Sun 7/6, 9:30 PM, Greg Davis, Lullatone, E*ROCK. Mon 7/7, 10 PM, Expatriates, the Stranger (no cover). Thu 7/10, 9:30 PM, Bardo Pond (see Critic's Choice), Phaser, 1929. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Lonesome Organist, Goblins, Horn Band. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Neil Hamburger, Canned Hamm; 10 PM, RJD2, Diverse, Caural. Sun 7/13, 9:30 PM, Pink Bloque Rock Lotto. 773-276-3600.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Thursdays, 9 PM, Saba's Speakeasy: music and poetry open mike and open turntables. 773-929-8300.

ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND 6120 N. Broadway: Fridays, 7 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. 773-338-6100.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Thu 7/3, Hydro. Fri 7/4, Dub Dis. Mondays, DJs spin. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly. Thu 7/3, Joe Garza, DJ Rik. Fridays and Saturdays, Joe Garza, DJ Pascal, Jeff Moyer. Sundays, DJs spin metal and industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Wednesdays, DJ Alex, DJ Danny. 773-395-2700.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Thursdays, DJ Patrick B & MC Rozco. Saturdays, DJ Lime. Wednesdays, DJ Richie Rich. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; DJ Zuaz spins until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Thursdays, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 7/4, Dezire. Sat 7/5, Elite. Wednesdays, DJ Marty B. Fri 7/11, Selective Recall. Sat 7/12, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Mondays, open mike with Tommy Gun. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7-11 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Tea. 630-922-9821.

FEATURES BAR & GRILL 10 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music in Club Mamalu; no cover. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, dueling pianos. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Michael Heaton Band. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJs spin hits from the 70s and 80s. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Thu 7/3, 6 PM, Black Cross, Littleman Complex, Goodwill, Scissors; 10 PM, Lucky Jeremy, Tiger Tales. Fri 7/4, 7 PM, Teen Idols, Squirtgun, Even in Blackouts, Modern Machines. Sat 7/5, 5 PM, Teen Idols, Squirtgun, Methadones, Beatnik Termites; 10 PM, Gossip, Bang! Bang!, Gardners. Sun 7/6, 7 PM, Braille, Rockets Red Glare, Night Moves. Tue 7/8, 6 PM, Me Without You. Wed 7/9, 7 PM, Thing That Always Explodes; 9 PM, Cex. Thu 7/10, 8 PM, Numbers (see Spot Check), Magas, Sightings, Lovely Little Girls. Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Motion City Soundtrack, Koufax, Cardinal Sin, Limback; 10 PM, Sharp-Ease, Shesus. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Decatur, Panda Panda, the Close. Sun 7/13, 8 PM, Sonnets, Negligents, Libido Grande. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/3, 4:30 PM, American Music Festival with Sonny Landreth, Waco Brothers, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Pat McLaughlin, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie, Liz Carroll, Bluerunners, Monterey Jazz Honor Band, Jeff & Vida. Fri 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival with Marcia Ball Band, Iguanas, Los Straitjackets with Eddy Clearwater, World Famous Pontani Sisters, Tarbox Ramblers, Hot Club of Cowtown (see Spot Check), Wayne Brooks, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Jeff & Vida, Switchback & others. Sat 7/5, 2 PM, American Music Festival with Marcia Ball Band, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Dirty Dozen, Freakwater, Andrew Bird (see Spot Check), Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans, Jon Dee Graham, Casolando, Paul Thorn, Delafields, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Jeff & Vida. Wed 7/9, 8 PM, Tina Jenkins-Crawley, Tristen, Jesse Schoen, Mario Connie. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto, Ben Crootch. Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Scarlet Confessions with Jamie O'Reilly, Anne Hills, Paul Amandes & Michael Smith. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 11 PM, DJs spin in the loft. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Steve Z sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 7/4, High-Fi (no cover). Sat 7/5, Stylus. Fri 7/11, Free Space. Sat 7/12, Aswah Greggori. 847-821-1234.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Jack Crofoot. 773-528-4033.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Thursdays, 8:30 PM, DJs spin salsa. Fri 7/4, live karaoke. Tuesdays, 9 PM, live karaoke. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays through Mondays (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ JC. Mondays, DJ Seoul spins punk. Wednesdays, Swizzle Tree & others. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Thursdays, open mike with Sara Sara. Sat 7/5, Mythic Figs. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Thu 7/3, 7:30 PM, Jared Saunders. Thu 7/3 and Fri 7/4, 9:30 PM, Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Wed 7/9 through Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, and Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 7/4, 7:30 PM, Boofont Sisters. Sat 7/5 and Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Steve Kimbrough & John Paluch. Sun 7/6 and Sun 7/13, 6 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Russ Long. Mon 7/7, 7:30 PM, Desiree Irwin; 9:30 PM, Paul Marinaro & John Paluch. Tue 7/8, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, Dan Stetzel hosts an open mic. Wed 7/9, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford. Thu 7/10, 7:30 PM, Scott Montgomery. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols. 773-348-1053.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Thu 7/3 and Tue 7/8 through Fri 7/11, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne. Fri 7/4, 9 PM, Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Tue 7/8 through Fri 7/11, 9 PM, and Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sun 7/6, 9 PM, Mark Burnell hosts an open mic. Mon 7/7, 9 PM, Kathryn Payne. Sun 7/13, 9 PM, Beckie Menzie hosts an open mic. 312-836-0933.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, DJs spin after 8 PM. 773-549-3232.

GIO'S SPORTS BAR 4857 N. Damen: Every other Friday, 9 PM, open mike (no cover). Sat 7/12, 9 PM, Lori Wyatt, Phil Rockrohr (no cover). 773-334-0345.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, local music showcase and open stage (no cover). 773-549-9624.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, Speargrass with Bobby Georges. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Jack Straw. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, Atari Star, Assembly, Monday's Hero. Fri 7/4, 9 PM, Cigar Store Indians. Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Gold Coast Refuse, Rockets Over Sweden. Sundays, Sample Ed1t with Madame Chan (no cover). Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Octopus Project, Black Lipstick, Palaxy Tracks, Jim Bianco. Sat 7/12, 9 PM, Danny Black's Healthy White Baby, R.D. Roth, Brother Trucker. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, 10 PM, DJs spin garage, funk, & R&B. Wed 7/9, Eireen Cafall performs at U-Lock Rock with John Greenfield. 773-384-9546.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Matt Rucins, Soul Brothers. Sun 7/6 and Sun 7/13, 9 PM, Can-Ky-Ree. Mon 7/7, 9:30 PM, Professor & Maryann, Dorian Taj. Wed 7/9, 8 PM, Entrance; 10 PM, DJ Andrea, DJ Gwen, DJ Melissa. Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Jim & Jennie & the Pinetops. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, DJ Supreme Court. 773-227-4433.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1470 N. Milwaukee: Sun 7/6, 10 PM, Castration DJ, Rotten Milk. 773-486-0686.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tue 7/8, 9 PM, Galapagos 4. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 7/5, 9 PM, Arrested Development, Borialis (18 & over). Sun 7/6 and Mon 7/7, 9 PM, Hootie & the Blowfish (7/6 with Mary Karlzen; 7/7 with Jonasay; both shows sold out). Tue 7/8, 6:15 PM, Taproot, Boysetsfire, Social Burn. Wed 7/9, 9 PM, David Lee Roth, Amazing Device. Thu 7/10, 6:20 PM, Reel Big Fish, Zebrahead, Wakefield, Matches (all-ages). Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 9 PM, X (7/11 with Drapes, Trip Daddies; 7/12 with Fags, Bottletones; both shows 18 & over). 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 10 PM; no cover. Thu 7/3, Adrienne Sanchez. Fri 7/4, Three Minute Mile. 312-245-0333.

HOWL AT THE MOON 26 W. Hubbard: Dueling baby-grand piano players lead a sing-along at 5:45 PM Fridays, 6:45 PM Saturdays, and 8 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, 8 PM, "You-Sing-It Sundays" live karaoke hosted by Bill Larkin. 312-863-7427.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays and Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike for singer-songwriters. 773-235-9795.

JAVA OASIS 2240 S. Michigan: Tuesdays, 7 PM, People's Vocal Reactionary Liberation Movement hosted by Danny Devine & discopoet Khari B. 312-328-1216.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant. Thu 7/3, 8:30 PM, KRS-One, Molemen. Fri 7/4 and Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Mike & Joe, Tuck Pence. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Outfield, Pleasing Betty. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Gold Coast Refuse (benefit for the Starlight Children's Foundation); 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. 312-337-3486.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, live karaoke. 630-325-3732.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Mondays, Greg Shirilla. 773-772-3355.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-728-2663.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny Price. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Rhythm. Wednesdays, Janelle's Three, Johnny Price. 312-337-2583.

LETIZIA'S NATURAL BAKERY 2144 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike. 773-342-1011.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Thursdays, DJ Rick Ness. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old-school punk and glam. Mondays, Mike O'Connell, Mike Hodgkiss. Tuesdays, Annie Bangs, Chris Shaughnessy, DJ Scott Lucas. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. First Saturday of every month, Riviera. 773-525-2422.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 9 PM, Lincoln Lodge variety showcase. 773-248-1820.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Thursdays, DJ Mach 1. Saturdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, DJ Victor R., DJ Stixx spin hip-hop and house. 773-348-5100.

LLOYD'S CHICAGO 200 W. Madison: Fridays, 8 PM, Maurice Culpepper, Vince Adams spin old school, R&B, hip-hop & house. 773-866-8022.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10:30 PM, Nicholas Barron & Hyperactive. 773-665-4500.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 9 PM on weeknights, 10 PM on weekends. Thu 7/3, Alora. Fri 7/4, Sceptics, No Intention, Hekura. Sat 7/5, Convulsions, Pete Shukoff, Sin City Injectors. Sun 7/6, Archaeology, Wonderloaf, Dirtbikes. 773-871-3757.

MADISON AVENUE 34 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Thursdays, 8 PM, acoustic singer-songwriter showcase and open stage with Eric Mickler, Chris Sipos & Johnny Rocker. 847-662-6090.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar & lounge; no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Teflan, DJ Erica. 312-957-0460.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Thu 7/3, Ken Mottet & His Western Casuals; 9:30 PM, Big C Jamboree (no cover). Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Starrunner, Buddha's Belly, Kongfuzi. Wed 7/9, 8 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Railroad Earth, Jacob Wesley. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Mekons; 10 PM, Tributosaurus: Joni Mitchell. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Fez, Professor & Maryann, Office. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, Reverend Horton Heat (18 & over). Sat 7/5, 6:30 PM, Amazing Transparent Man, Troubled Hubble, New Constitution, Cruiserweight (all-ages). Sun 7/6, 9 PM, New Pornographers (see Critic's Choice), Organ, I Am Spoonbender (18 & over). Wed 7/9, 7 PM, Placebo, Ambulance (all-ages). Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Viza-Noir, Houston, Lying in States (18 & over). Fri 7/11, 6:30 PM, the Dog & Everything, Gelheads, Berlin Project, Holiday (all-ages). Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Goo Goo Dolls (sold out). Sun 7/13, 6:30 PM, Emily Shrine, Audible Campaign, Phoenix Rising, Midwest Blue (all-ages). 773-549-0203.

MIKE DITKA'S Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 PM, John Vincent (Frank Sinatra tribute). 312-587-8989.

MISTO 1118 W. Grand: Restaurant. Saturdays, 10 PM, Gary Filip with Donny Greco. 312-226-5989.

MOJOE'S CAFE LOUNGE 2256 W. Roscoe: Thu 7/10, 7 PM, Larry O. Dean & the Me Decade. 773-388-1236.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, open mike. Mondays, DJs spin. 708-366-8073.

MOLLY'S PIANO CABARET 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Larry B. 708-366-8073.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, DJ Freddie. Fridays, DJ Marty B. 773-631-1223.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/4, Guy Grates, Hoyne, Names, Fort Rile Dog. Sat 7/5, Burnside Bridge, Cobs, Tattletales. Sundays, "On Da Groove" open jam. Tue 7/8, Old Fang, Teen Wolf, Snake Outfit. Thu 7/10, Death By Robots, Foxtail Presidents Club. Sat 7/12, Powerknobs, Monster Party. 773-486-7774.

MYRON & PHIL 3900 W. Devon, Lincolnwood: Restaurant. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 7 PM, pianist Johnny Burnett. 847-677-6663.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Thu 7/3, New Invaders. Fri 7/4, DJ Brad spins rock. Sat 7/5, 9 PM, Ingram Hill, Lone Assassins. Sun 7/6, 7 PM, Lucky Ned Peppers, Signal 6 (all-ages). Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin soul & hip-hop. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Larry O. Dean & the Me Decade, Diana Darby, Shannon Rose, Erick Rudiak. Sat 7/12, Dead Electric, Winnie. Sun 7/13, 2 PM, Al Day Trio; 7 PM, Exo, Basic Mind, Suite 13 (all-ages). 847-869-0450.

NEW DATING GAME 8924 S. Stony Island: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJs spin neo-soul, deep house & old school at an open mike for poetry and spoken word. 773-374-8883.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Skor, DJ Real One spin hip-hop. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thu 7/3, Christopher Piatt, Anthony Whitaker. Thu 7/10, Jennie Mutation, Jessica Disobedience. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Alo, DJ I-Ron, DJ Fuego, Larry Millah. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Sat 7/5, 5 PM, Simple Frustration, All Too Common, Madcap, Model One (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Inzane, Scar. Sun 7/6, 5 PM, Shattered Angel, A Lot of Fight, Last Annual, Egnaro, Hearsay Tao (all-ages). Thu 7/10, 6 PM, Fingertight, Flathead Fillups (all-ages). Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Citizen Drake, Scorch, Coma, She Likes Todd (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Fixate, Suckerpush, Madluv, Dropt. Sat 7/12, 5 PM, Three Words to Live By, Matthew, Mitchell, Ten With Strangers (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Deer, Inchworm, Leave, Stickman. Sun 7/13, 5 PM, Dumpstar, Emetic, Standing 8, Code Blue, Orion Nine (all-ages). 708-756-0600.

OCEAN'S 11 RESTAURANT & NIGHTCLUB 18 W 333 Roosevelt, Lombard: Music in the Rat Pack Lounge at 9 PM. Saturdays, Dan Haley performs the music of Frank Sinatra, Elvis, and Dean Martin. Wednesdays and Thursdays, DJs spin. 630-629-2940.

115 BOURBON ST. 3359 W. 115th, Merrionette Park: Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Covergurl. 708-388-8881.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 8 PM, Johnny Rome. 630-782-9091.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/4, noon, BK Read; 1 PM, Red Wigglers; 2 PM, Rot Gut; 3 PM, General Patton & His Privates; 4 PM, Tall Boys; 5 PM, Motion; 6 PM, Drip; 7 PM, American Draft; 8 PM, Sonnets; 9 PM, Rockin Billy & His Wild Coyotes; 10 PM, Smilin Bobby & His Blues Machine; 11 PM, Broken Radio; 12 AM, Jazz Showcase. Sat 7/5, Marmalade, Mark Messiah. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. Wed 7/9, Fly-by-Night Hillbillies. Thu 7/10, Space, Treatment. Fri 7/11, La Kausa. Sun 7/13, Cocktail Preachers, Nebulas, Destination Earth. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, live karaoke. Wednesdays, Post Haste (no cover). 773-252-7767.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Thu 7/10, Turnstyles. 847-266-1313.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 8 PM. Fri 7/4, Outlaw Family Band. Sat 7/5, Pines, Cushion Theory. Sat 7/12, Big Big Shoulders, Parr-5. 773-248-3093.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry LaCroix. 773-276-9730.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Sat 7/5, 10 PM, Farmageddon. Wednesdays, 9 PM, pro jam hosted by Pat Hall. 773-274-3239.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Thursdays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McClowry; 11:45 PM, Kenny Phelps. Fridays, 8 PM, Gene Garcia; 11:45 PM, David Crawford. Saturdays, 8 PM, Dave Johnson; midnight, John Zamojcin. Sundays, 8:30 PM-2:30 AM, John Zamojcin. Mondays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McClowry; 11:45 PM, Peter Miletic/Kenny Phelps. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Zamojcin; 11:30 PM, Phil Baron & Ruby Harris. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Filip. 312-640-1000.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 PM Thursdays; no cover Thursdays. Thu 7/3, Ulta Maxx. Thu 7/10, Gypsi Fari. 773-645-5200.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Thursdays, 10 PM, Leddie Garcia, Taylor, Rick Garcia. Fridays, 10 PM, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, drum circle. Sat 7/5, Yves Francois E.S. Orchestre Rocamambu, Holy Goat Ensemble, Morikeba Kouyate. 312-492-6100.

ROCK-A-TIKI 1942 W. Division: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Elvisland with Mark Hussman. 773-384-8454.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/4, Grupo Gavilan. 630-543-3101.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, Lovehammers, Rockit Girl. Fri 7/4, 10 PM, Waco Brothers, Urban Twang. Sat 7/5, 7 and 10 PM, Lowen & Navarro, Walking Wounded. Sun 7/6, 9 PM, Devendra Banhart, Xiu Xiu (see Critic's Choice), Pegasvs (18 & over). Mon 7/7, 8 PM, Static Films, Elephant Micah, To the Left (18 & over). Tue 7/8, 9 PM, Children's Hour (see Post No Bills), Glofriends, Angela Fisher. Wed 7/9, 9 PM, Quiet Kid with Lindsie Reitz, Maggi Pierce & E.J. Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Barry Andrews (see Spot Check), Autumn Defense, Che Arthur. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Nadine, Mr. Rudy Day, Waterloo. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Phil Roy, Marty Wilder; 10 PM, Pinebender, Tight Phantomz, Irving. Sun 7/13, 4 PM, Ralph's World (all-ages). 773-525-2508.

SEAN KALEY'S 10900 Rte. 83, Lemont: Music at 10 PM. Thu 7/3, Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Fri 7/4, Kelly Kelling & Son, Waste. Sat 7/5, Mama's Dirty Secret, Torn, Storm. 630-257-6383.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/4, Stank Willie. Fri 7/11, J.D. Simo. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 7/5, Billy Flynn Band (no cover). Sundays, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Jerry Barry & Jim Desmond. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/10, Tamara Pierce. 312-441-9334.

SPOKEN WORD CAFE 4655 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 8 PM, House of Twang. 773-373-2233.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Thursdays, 9 PM, spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart, showcase with live bands. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, hip-hop, and disco. Mondays, 8 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Rexford, Undecided, DJ D Double spin at the 606 hip-hop open mike. Wednesdays, Shack o' Love (deep house). 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room after 9 PM: Thu 7/3, Nakid Mile, Exit Parade, Kite Club. Fri 7/4, Artificial West, Mathew Neverusky. Sat 7/5, Means, Ponys. Sundays, live karaoke. Tue 7/8, Primeridian, Lyrisis, Thirty-eight. Wed 7/9, Son of Hercules, Horrors, Peelers. Thu 7/10, Night Callers, Mudtoys, Velcro Lewis & His 100 Proof Band. 773-278-6600.

TINY LOUNGE 1814 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, Nicholas Barron. 773-296-9620.

TRIPLE D'S 1902 W. Irving Park: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/4, I Think Not, Mack Messiah. 773-871-6239.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Fri 7/11, Hopah, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone. Sat 7/12, Numb. 773-871-7799.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Jason. 773-665-4410.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Thu 7/3, 8 PM, Starina, John Kimler. Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Thomas Pace, Jenny Choi, Dave Sills. Sun 7/6, 7 PM, Tracy Howe, R.D. Roth. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Sat 7/12, Al Rose, Randy Lee & Fred Campeau, Dolly Varden, Edward Burch, Switchback, Sunnyside Up, Bucky Halker & the Complete Unknowns (annual Woody Guthrie Birthday Benefit). 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Scott Farkus. Fri 7/4, Hungry Lucy, Thou Shall Not, Trigger Rot. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, live karaoke. Fri 7/11, Surly, Moonshine Sway, Lunar Breakdown. Sat 7/12, Ben Hoyle, Sequoia. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Mondays, 10 PM, Down the Line; 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Heather Horton Band; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Anto & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Thu 7/3, Three Bean Salad hosts an open jam. Fri 7/4, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute), Julie Sparks Band. Sat 7/5, Catfight. Fri 7/11, Mike & Joe. Sat 7/12, Hi Infidelity (REO Speedwagon tribute). 630-264-2739.

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

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/4, Mysterious Ones. Sat 7/5, Lizard Kings. Fri 7/11, Jimbo Delta. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Thu 7/3, Capoeira Angola, Samba Nova. Fri 7/4, Universal Expression, Selah, Carl Brown. Sat 7/5, Dub Dis, Soulfyah, Zeleke. Sundays, Gizzae. Mon 7/7, Indisguise. Tuesdays, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Thu 7/3, Joe DiZillo & the Custom Cats, Heather Horton Band, Wehrle. Fri 7/4, Super D. Sat 7/5, Jason Davis Incident, Satori, Dead Letterbox. Sundays, T.S. Henry Webb. Mondays, 11 PM, live karaoke. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Fri 7/11, Athenaeum. Sat 7/12, First-Name Basis, June's Arrival, Second Hand Poets. 773-929-1300.

Dance

JOHN DIGWEED, CRYSTAL METHOD, BT 18 & over. Sat 7/5, 7:30 PM, Congress Theatre, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

TRANSLUCENT, ALEX ZELENKA, JENNY P. 18 & over. Tue 7/8, 9 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-509-5019.

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

BABALU 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, DJs spin merengue, bachata, house, and disco. 312-733-3512.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s, alternative, synth-wave, goth, and industrial dance. 773-477-5238.

BADA BING 1840 W. North: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s synth-wave, goth, and industrial dance (no cover). Fridays, 10 PM-2 AM, John Simmons & friends spin urban disco (no cover). 773-395-1000.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. Thursdays, James Lauer, Bickabus. Fridays, DJ Mig. Saturdays, Dave Britton. Sundays, Shon Dervis, DJ A+ spin downtempo house, Latin, and rare groove. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, two-step, and soul 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Wednesdays, 7 PM, poetry open mike with music by Bemaji. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: Thursdays, 10 PM, Heather Doble. Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Greg Haus spins trance, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, Christopher Robin, John Jackson spin trans-Euro groove. Sundays, 10 PM, DJ Chester. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Boa spins synthpop, hardwave, and retro. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, DJ FLX, Chris Million. Fridays, DJ PCS, DJ 33-1/3. Saturdays, DJ Vic the Wolf, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Sundays, DJ PCS. Mon 7/7, Sean Smith, Lady D, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Tuesdays, Risky Bizness, DJ Heather spin new wave and pop. Wednesdays, DJ Andrew. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ Sadar, DJ Richie Rich spin disco, rare groove, and underground. 773-278-5785.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJ D Double, DJ Artek spin reggae, hip-hop, and soul. Sat 7/5, Ramiro S., Frank Solano, David O. Sun 7/6, Low Profile, Replacing Sydney. Tuesdays, DJ Sinjin & guests spin techno. Wed 7/9, Danny the Wildchild, Phix, Radiata, Mobius. Sun 7/13, Johnny Rev, Sequel, Leave. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Twilite Tone, Mike Love, DJ Word. 312-266-1234.

BLONDE 820 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mario. 312-226-4500.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin industrial, electro, synth-pop & noise on the second floor, Billy Seagrave spins industrial, electro, synth-pop, and noise. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, E/Craft, Clear Vision, Grendel, Glis, Imperative Reaction, Terrorfakt, Dismantled. 773-975-0505.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin downtempo, trip-hop, acid jazz & more. Thursdays, Andre Shakom with rotating guest DJs Mr. Cody Bear, DJ Form, 8 & KScape. Fridays, Gregory Dalphond. Saturdays, Andre Shakom. 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJ Smurf spins hip-hop. Fridays, Vince Abrams spins hip-hop, old-school house & reggae. Saturdays, Uncle Joe spins high energy house & hip-hop. Mondays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Victor R., DJ Finesse, DJ Danny Boy. Wednesdays, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CACTUS CLUB 1112 N. State: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ Kidd. 312-642-5999.

CAFE LURA 3184 N. Milwaukee: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ MF, Regge, Lamebrane, Radiata spin drum & bass. 773-736-3033.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays, Tommy Wang. Fridays and Saturdays, Mike Kandle. Sundays, Ryan Flagstaff. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Izzi (no cover). Fridays, DJ Eddie spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O spins hip-hop and house until 3 AM. Sundays, DJ Eddie, DJ Freddie O. 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs spin progressive house. Saturdays, DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Thursdays, 11 PM, Miss Ketty & Her Latina Review, DJ El Prieto. Saturdays, DJ Hugo, DJ Lulu. Sundays, 7 PM, Latin T-Dance hosted by Veronica Zaid, DJs Kid Romeo, Alex Perez & El Prieto. Mondays, Disco Bingo hosted by Bianca Bleu. Tuesdays, 10 PM, karaoke with VJ Kevy B. Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge spins salsa and Latin house. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 6 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 6 PM-3 AM, DJs spin; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. 312-266-1200.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop and R&B. 312-427-1774.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house. 312-397-0600.

CLYBAR 2417 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Thursdays, DJs spin soul and funk. Sundays, Family Chicago DJs spin house. 773-388-1877.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. Fridays, Freddie Bain. Saturdays, Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini. 773-477-1420.

COOBAH 3423 N. Southport: Sundays, 9 PM, Jesse de la Pena spins Brazilian lounge, jungle, drum & bass, bossa nova & Afrobeat (no cover). Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, John Simmons spins house, downtempo, and soul (no cover). 773-528-2220.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, Tim Bogosian spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, guest DJs spin until 3 AM. 312-642-3449.

DANTE'S 1200 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10:30 PM; no cover. Thursdays, DJ Bobby Too Fresh. Saturdays, DJ Sean Madness. 312-243-9350.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: Sat 7/12, Jesse de la Pena, Bear Who?. 773-276-1411.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJs spin top 40. 312-377-1727.

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 10 PM. Saturdays, Mr. A.L.I., Dajae, Carla Prather, DJ Inc. 312-421-1759.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin on three levels 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Paul Blair, Greg Norwood. 312-751-2900.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: DJs spin after 10 PM. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Spin Doctor, DJ Kwik, DJ Cisco spin salsa, merengue, mambo, reggae, and bachata (no cover). Sundays, DJ Stixx, Maddhouse, Raul Vergil, Mark Matraz, Mr. Wonderful, Bobby Martinez, Ricky Bradshaw, DJ Noble (no cover). 312-787-7600.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Fridays, 11 PM, Ron Troupe & Shaun T. spin house. Saturdays, 6 PM, Malik Shabazz & Beto Roxx spin hip-hop, house, and R&B. 773-235-5700.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sundays, 10 PM, Big Up! with Josh Abrams, Jacob Ross & Fred Wells (upstairs). 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, DJs spin after 7 PM. 312-338-3788.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Slim, Katfish, Zanman, Pat Mann & Spankie. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays and Tuesdays, Pat Mann. 312-266-1944.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, DJ Hide, Vince Adams, Dirty MF. Fridays, DJ Frique. Saturdays, Lil' Mikey, 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, Danny the Wildchild, DJ Frique, Phantom 45, DJ Hiroki. Mondays, DJ Hiroki, DJ Anacron (Mental Graffiti spoken-word open mike 7:30-10 PM). Tuesdays, Vince Adams, Pharris Thomas, Phat Mike, John Styles. Wednesdays, Lil' Mikey. 312-666-1695.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 7 PM-2 AM, Saturdays, 7 PM-3 AM, and Sundays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 773-252-4090.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays; no cover. Wednesdays, Can-Can DJs Flipside, Wayne Williams, Vince Lawrence & Cedric. 312-587-8469.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Thursdays, 9 PM, Paul Blair spins music of the 70s and 80s. 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fridays and Saturdays, midnight-4 AM, B Side DJs spin rare groove, jazz, mambo, Cuban, funk & soul (no cover). 773-395-0066.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Fabian. Fri 7/4, Miguel Migs, Lisa Shaw. Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, Lawrence Vince and guest DJs spin hip-hop, R&B, soul, reggae, and house. Saturdays, 11 PM-5 AM, DJ Swank, Matt Warren. 312-527-5600.

HIDDEN LOUNGE 651 W. Washington: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays through Tuesdays, until 4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, and until 5 AM Saturdays. Wednesdays, DJ Freckles spins hip-hop and house. 312-627-0409.

HOGS & HONEYS 1555 N. Sheffield: Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJs spin. 312-377-1733.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin house. 773-271-4711.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Thu 7/3, 10 PM, Richie Hawtin, Mazi (18 & over). Fri 7/4, 10 PM, Frankie Knuckles. 312-923-2000.

ICE BAR 738 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly. Wednesdays, Johnny Chaos, Agent 47, DJ Marcel. 312-440-8841.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 AM-2 PM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); patio open all season. Thursdays, Todd Victory, DJ Tobias, DJ Madrid. Fridays, Evan Coleman spins funk, house, and hip-hop. Saturdays, Andrew YKK spins R&B, soul, disco, and funk. Sundays, DJ Joan of Arc, DJ Detroit Girl. Wednesdays, DJ Papa G spins, with fortune tellers. 773-394-2066.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs spin high-energy dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Carmine Collaro. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Spillz. 312-664-1001.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant. Thursdays, 7 PM, DJ Mike O (no cover). Sundays, 8 PM, Hot Boyz Tone & Shag host Sassy Sundays with Lady Red, Nina Shantell, Donnie Devo, DJ R Dubb & Pharris Thomas. Wed 7/9, 9 PM, DJ Extreme, Sean Mac, DJ Cojo B, DJ Danny Boy, DJ K, Taso, Finesses, Nikki Cam Cam. 312-337-3486.

JOHN BARLEYCORN 3524 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM upstairs. Thursdays, DJ Flipside, Louie Louie. Fridays, DJ Ben. Saturdays, DJ Frique, DJ AM/PM. 773-549-6000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin house, disco, funk, hip-hop, and techno after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Thursdays, DJ Prado. Fridays, DJ Izzi. Saturdays, Croatian Sensations. 773-477-3330.

KATACOMB 1909 N. Lincoln: DJs spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Jesse de la Pena. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Brent, DJ Jig, DJ Ryan. Wednesdays, DJ Ffar spins house. 312-337-4040.

LA TABERNA 3358 N. Ashland: Music starts at 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ John spins house. Fridays, Omar spins house & hip-hop. Saturdays, Frank Q spins jazzy house. Wednesdays, Ralph Daniels spins progressive, tribal house & trance. Second Saturday of every month, DJ Masta. 773-248-5475.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, Shon Dervis, DJ Precyse spin hip-hop. Fridays, General Jah Son. Saturdays, DJs spin house & hip-hop. Sundays, Derrick Wize. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wednesdays, Flirt with Margaret Noble, Rebecca, Janel Roland, Code Blue, Michelle Musial, Brenda D, Shaka 23, and Kali. 773-772-3355.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: Fridays through Thursdays, DJs spin until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). 773-975-9244.

MARY Y SOL 816 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, Leddie Garcia, DJ Rick Garcia. 312-563-1763.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Thursdays, 9 PM, DJs spin downtempo & trip-hop. 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Bear Who?, DJ Majid. 312-828-9000.

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, Club Babalou DJs spin salsa. Fri 7/11, Bally Sagoo. 312-427-2572.

MYSTIQUE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJ World, DJ Flipside. Sundays, John Styles, DJ Cache 22. Wednesdays, DJ Pharris, Mike Love, DJ Phantom. 312-642-2582.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Thursdays, Dave Roberts spins new wave. Fridays, Rob Kokot spins synthpop and electro industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Sun 7/13, Haujobb, Daniel Meyer, DJ Scot. 773-528-2622.

THE NEW SOUND 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Saturdays, 10:30 PM-3 AM, DeeJay Intel One spins hip-hop, downtempo, and drum & bass (no cover). 708-771-3060.

NINE 440 W. Randolph: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly in the Ghost Bar (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Todd. Saturdays, DJ Sheldon. 312-575-9900.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Fridays, Sundays, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, DJ Joe spins pop, hip-hop, and house. 312-642-7251.

ORLY'S 1660 E. 55th: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJ Stoney, DJ Corleone spin hip-hop, deep house, and reggae (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Stoney. Mondays, Leonard Part Sixx, Jam-Master J spin deep house, disco, soul, and R&B. 773-638-2469.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Place: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Jernell Geronimo (DJ Matt Wells spins in the Yow Bar). Saturdays, Nandi Maxx spins progressive and hip-hop (DJ Solange spins in the Yow Bar). Wednesdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna spins hip-hop and house. 312-255-0022.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop and reggae. Saturdays, Mike Dunn, DJ Phantom, Tony T., Sam Silk & others spin deep house. Sundays, Mike Love. 773-486-2390.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, (F)unktion DJs spin. Saturdays, DJ Twilite Tone, DJ 33-1/3, Steve Bravo. Mondays, Mark Grant, DJ Lego, Dave Britton. 773-278-1009.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Fridays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJs spin. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: Thursdays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue. Fridays, DJs spin Spanish rock. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop. 312-491-9600.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Erik K, Prince Masih, DJ Wizz Kid, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Logic. Fridays, Chris Tomasone, DJ Danny Boy. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy. 312-738-9971.

SAUCE 1750 N. Clark: Restaurant. Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Abell spins house (no cover). 312-932-1750.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Saturdays, 10 PM, Ciro, Frankie J, Stunna, Moodswing, Seanie Mack spin drum & bass & more (no cover). 773-549-4444.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, DJ BJAK spins electro, house, disco, R&B, and hip-hop. Fridays, Tone B. Nimble, Mark Fullaflava spin rare groove, DJ JR spins hip-hop. Saturdays, Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop. Sundays, Mark Fullaflava spins breakbeat, disco, hip-hop, jazz & soul. Mondays, DJ Felix, the Mad Thinker spin house. Tuesdays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz spins salsa, boogaloo, merengue & samba. Wednesdays, DJs spin hip-hop. 773-278-7797.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Thursdays, Chris Quinn. Fridays and Wednesdays, Tone B. Nimble. Fridays, 5:30-10 PM, Usuall Suspectz. Saturdays, DJs spin house. Sundays, Lee Collin, Sadar, Russoul. Mondays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz, DJ Coco. Tuesdays, Andre Harris. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Thu 7/3, Markus Nikolai, DJ Heather, Miles Maeda. Fri 7/4, DJ_S, Rock Dee, DJ Striz. Sat 7/5, John Acquaviva. Sundays, DJ Erin & the Kraut, Andy Smith, Scott Hevoy, Intel, Third Rail. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins ethereal, goth, and electro. Second Wednesday of every month, Andrew Church spins punk, indie, and hardcore. Thu 7/10, Frankie Vega, V!Jay, Tetric, Mani, Karl Meier. Fri 7/11, Metro Area, Common Factor. Sat 7/12, Colette, Brad Owen. Sun 7/13, Jay Hannan, Janel Roland. 773-549-4140.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJs spin. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Thursdays, Best of the 80s with DJ Julian & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Terp. Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias. Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, Freddie Bain & VJ Tyrone. 773-327-7711.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Andre Harris. Fridays, DJ Goose, Ronnie G., DJ Abyss. Saturdays, Andrew Vonn spins house and hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn spins metal. 312-587-8779.

STAR BAR 2150 Ogden, Aurora: DJs spin after 8 PM. Thursdays, Retroactive. Fridays and Saturdays, Pat Clark, Kenny Jammin' Jason, Billy the Kid, Tony 2 Much, Erik K, Blitz. 630-236-0900.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Nightly, DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Second Saturday of every month, DJ Eric H., DJ Joseph spin 2-step garage, brokenbeat, dancehall, and dub. 773-252-9700.

SUPERLOUNGE 209 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays) Thursdays, Shaka 23. Fridays, DJ Matty, Chris Quinn. Saturdays, Harry the Blade, DJ Tobias. Wednesdays, Justin Reed, DJ Solace spin Brazilian and Latin house. 312-223-9232.

SWANK 710 N. Wells: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Thursdays, DJ Lego (no cover). Fridays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Saturdays, DJ Vic, DJ Isaac. Tuesdays, DJ Danny Boy. Wednesdays, Psycho Bitch, Nick Cam Cam, DJ Taso, DJ Danny Boy. 312-274-9500.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Motorcycle Dan spins rock. Fridays, DJ Scratch-n-Sniff spins retro rock and old-school hip-hop. Saturdays, Refried Beats with DJs Mass Transit, Spinello, and J-Biz spin hip-hop and old school; freestyle open mike hosted by Saayid. Sundays, DJ Superstatus spins dub, scratch, funk, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy, DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. Wednesdays, Analog Addicts. 773-227-4906.

TONIC ROOM 2447 N. Halsted: Music and DJs 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul, old school, and hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Emo spins funk and hip-hop. Sundays, Tabakin & Saayid hosts at the "Tabakspin" open mike. Mondays, open mike. 773-248-8400.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. Wednesdays, DJ Real One & Jackin' Jamie spin house, disco and breaks (no cover). 773-477-3400.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thu 7/3, Brad Altman, Pete Sapper. Fridays, Alberto "Escandalo" Gomez, Marco Hernandez, Carlos Rodriguez spin salsa and merengue. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Chris Tomasone, DJ Goose, Flipside, Jayfunk. 312-491-9729.

U!N! CLUB 3548 N. Des Plaines River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Thursdays, DJ Alexo, DJ Big Time, DJ Stoy Boy. Fridays, Jimmie Page. Saturdays, DJ Markski, DJ Schim. Tuesdays, Rick Hype. Wednesdays, Pat Clark, DJ Schim. 847-233-9091.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 7/4, V5 Entertainment DJs. Sat 7/5, Erick Morillo, Tom Stephan, Hipolito Sanchez, Tony 2 Much spins in the Underground. Fri 7/11, Caffeine, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Fritz, Dave Reality, Mili Sefic, Mazi, Lady D, Hrme, Wale, DJ Mike Z, DJ Spin. Sat 7/12, Jimmy Van M, John Debo, Daniel Mnookin & Brian Ffar. 312-266-2114.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin high-energy dance music after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa. Saturdays, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez, Double Impact, Paul Curtis. Tuesdays, Rick Martinez, Alex Perez spin Latin rock, pop, and alternative. 847-969-1602.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJ Solange, DJ Finesse. Fridays, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed, Laura B, Bandoleros. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Mach 1, Peter Haze spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop & R&B. 312-337-8080.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ French Toast. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thu 7/3, Sunny Singh, Sativa. Fri 7/4, Derrick Carter, Gene Farris, JT Donaldson, Tim Schumaker, James Curd. Saturdays, Andre Harris, PNS. Fri 7/11, Tony Senghore, Lance Desardi, Sativa, Frank Solano, Chris Santiago. Sat 7/12, Psycho Bitch. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, Billy the Kid, DJ Markski, DJ Caffeine, Triple X, Brett Lee, DJ Night, DJ Double J. 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

ANNE HARRIS Free concert. Sun 7/13, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 312-742-7572.

SONG CIRCLE Free in-store performance. Saturdays, 9 AM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG Free concert. Tue 7/8, 7:30 PM, Dawes Park, Sheridan & Church, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

TRAVELER'S DREAM Sun 7/13, 2 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

WRONG ROAD STRING BAND perform string band music for square and contra dancing. Mon 7/7, 8 PM, Park View Lutheran Church, 3919 N. Monticello. 847-329-9173.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open stage. 773-478-4408.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country dance lessons and DJs at 7:30 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, DJ Sux. Sundays, Big John. Mondays, Big John, DJ Sux. 630-830-7200.

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, 6 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM on weekends. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-473-5263.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Wed 7/9, Chrissie Dickinson, Lee Gutowski spin country and honky tonk. 773-472-2771.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Music at 8 PM. Thursdays, Irish session (no cover). Tuesdays, Chico. 773-878-3343.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-276-3600.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/3, 4:30 PM, American Music Festival with Ray Wylie Hubbard, Liz Carroll & others. Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Hackensaw Boys (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Sat 7/5, noon, Special Consensus (no cover). 847-821-1234.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/12, Flintlock. 219-464-4700.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. 773-489-5471.

GREENLEAF GRILL 301 Greenleaf, Park City: Music at 7 PM. Second Sunday of every month, open stage. 847-949-5355.

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

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3-6 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-883-0304.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thu 7/3, 9 PM, King Wilkie. 773-227-4433.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, Irish session. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 7/7, Aidan O'Toole. 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session. 708-366-8073.

PARK VIEW LUTHERAN CHURCH 3919 N. Monticello: Fri 7/4, 8 PM, Wrong Road String Band. 773-267-0072.

PEGGY KINNANE'S 8 N. Vail, Arlington Heights: Irish pub and restaurant with popular and traditional music at 9:15 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Sundays, 1-4 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). 847-577-7733.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Michelle Perry & the Cold Cold Hearts. 773-274-3239.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Sat 7/5, 2 PM, song circle. Fri 7/11, Lucille Reilly. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Marlon St. John, Erin O'Toole, Greg Steele, Chris Nichols & others perform at a benefit for New World Repertory Festival. 630-969-9720.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

HOWLIN' AT THE MOON Jackie Taylor & Jimmy Tillman's "bluesical" about Howlin' Wolf, with Rick Stone, Dwight Neal, Qween Roy, and Desla Epison. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, Black Ensemble Theater, 4520 N. Beacon. 773-769-4451 or 312-902-1500.

MARTY SAMMON BAND Free concert. Tue 7/8, 6:30 PM, Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside. 312-742-7511.

KOKO TAYLOR & HER BLUES MACHINE, EMPTY CAN BAND Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, Galena and Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

AJ'S HORSE AROUND LOUNGE 114 W. Washington, Round Lake Park: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Housewreckin' Blues Jam with Mike Landers, King Robinson, Bruce Williams, Jeff Blum & Marty Willis. 847-546-3314.

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

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/4 and Sat 7/5, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Mon 7/7, Grana Louise & the BTS Express. Tue 7/8, Linsey Alexander Band. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Grana Louise Band. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Sundays and Thursdays, Shirley Johnson Band. Fri 7/4, Shirley Johnson Band. Tue 7/8, Vino Louden Band with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Linsey Alexander Band with Patricia Scott. 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. Thu 7/3, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Fri 7/4, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 7/5, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Sun 7/6, Jimmy Burns. Mon 7/7, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 7/8, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Wed 7/9, Pistol Pete. Thu 7/10, Chico Banks. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-528-1012.

BOB & LOIS'S PLACE 745 E. 75th: Sundays, 9 PM, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 773-488-1355.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Thursdays, 7 PM, Thunderfoot & the Blues Kickers. Fridays, 9 PM, Al Harris & the Blues Crew. Tuesdays, 7 PM, jam session hosted by the Blues Crew. Wednesdays, 7 PM, West Side Blues Revue. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant; music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Thu 7/3, Carlos Johnson. Fri 7/4, 5:30 PM, Jimmy Burns; 9 PM, Deborah Coleman, Toronzo & the Cannonball Express. Sat 7/5, 6 PM, Diamond Jim Greene; 9:30 PM, Carey Bell, John Parish. Sun 7/6, Lurrie Bell. Tue 7/8, Dave Specter. Wed 7/9, Dion Payton. Thu 7/10, R.J. Mischo. Fri 7/11, 5:30 PM, Christopher Waltz (no cover); 9 PM, John Primer, Joel Paterson. Sat 7/12, 6 PM, John Primer (no cover); 9:30 PM, Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones, Sharon Lewis. 312-427-0333.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Sat 7/12, Tab Benoit. 630-513-0074.

CLARK'S LOUNGE 3245 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Sundays, 9:30 PM, AC blues jam. 847-662-3020.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. Tuesdays, open mike with $3 Blues Band. Wednesdays, open jam with Midnight Renegades. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/3, 4:30 PM, American Music Festival with Bluerunners & others. Fri 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival with Marcia Ball Band, Los Straitjackets with Eddy Clearwater, Wayne Brooks & others. Sat 7/5, 2 PM, American Music Festival with Marcia Ball Band & others. Thu 7/10, Da Blues Guys. 708-788-2118.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 9 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 773-684-0600.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays. Fri 7/11, Brother John. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 7/5, Tenry Johns Band. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Tuesdays, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GUESS WHO'S WATER HOLE 3800 W. Ohio: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Johnny B. Moore Blues Revue. 773-638-1240.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM on Saturdays. Thursdays, open jam hosted by Lenny Spatafore (no cover). Sat 7/5, Toronzo Cannon & Cannonball Express. Tue 7/8, Tom Holland & the Shuffle Kings (no cover). Sat 7/12, J.B. Ritchie Power Blues Band. 708-484-3610.

HEAVEN ON SEVEN 3478 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fridays, Ken Saydak. Saturdays, Professor John. 773-477-7818.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sundays, 9:30 AM and noon, gospel brunch features local choirs. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Thu 7/3 and Sat 7/5, Chicago Playboys. Sundays, 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller Band hosts the Sunday Night Spotlight blues-singer competition. Mon 7/7, Brint Anderson. Wed 7/9, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Thu 7/10, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Sat 7/12, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 312-923-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Thu 7/3, James Wheeler. Fri 7/4 and Sat 7/5, A.C. Reed & the Sparkplugs. Sundays, Charlie Love, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sammy Fender. Tuesdays, Dion Payton, Howard Scott & the World Band. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Fri 7/11, Debbie Davies. Sat 7/12, John Primer. 773-477-4646.

LADY BLUE 2953 W. Madison: Fridays, 9 PM, Saturdays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 8 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band with Pamela Zachery. 773-826-0317.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Thursdays, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Mondays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Tuesdays, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 773-493-3477.

LEO'S DEN COCKTAIL LOUNGE 1200 E. 71st: Tuesdays, 9 PM, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. 773-667-3130.

MARY'S 501 W. 55th: Sundays, 6 PM-midnight, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 773-846-7374.

MAXWELL STREET UPTOWN POLISH SAUSAGE RESTAURANT 4429 N. Broadway: Saturdays, noon-3 PM, Frank Scott Jr. & friends. 773-989-4569.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 7/12, Bluesmyth. 630-446-4001.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sat 7/12, 3:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/5, Jimmy Burns. Sat 7/12, Dave Specter. 773-252-1155.

NOLA'S 32ND WARD SEAFOOD HOUSE 1856 W. North: Thursdays, 8 PM, Professor John & His Band (no cover). 773-395-4300.

PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Fri 7/11, 8:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 312-243-3600.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Thu 7/3, John Juul Band. Fri 7/4, Wailin' Walter. Sat 7/5, Blue Rubies. Wed 7/9, Matthew Skoller Duo. Fri 7/11, Mars Blues Band. 847-266-1313.

POTATO CREEK JOHNNY'S 1850 Waukegan, Glenview: Sat 7/5, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 847-486-1007.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 PM Thursdays; no cover Thursdays. Sat 7/5, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sun 7/6, Toronzo Cannon & Cannonball Express host the jam. Fri 7/11, Chico Banks. Sat 7/12, Phil Guy. Sun 7/13, Sammy Fender hosts the jam. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Thu 7/3, Eddie Taylor Jr., Ariyo, Larry Taylor. Fri 7/4, Detroit Junior, Jimmy Burns Band. Sat 7/5, Pistol Pete. Tue 7/8, Fri 7/11, and Sat 7/12, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wed 7/9, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thu 7/10, Eddie Taylor Jr., Ariyo, Larry Taylor. 773-342-0452.

7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Howard Scott & the World Band. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. 773-723-0592.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/3, Rockin' Johnny. Sun 7/6, John Kattke. Tue 7/8, Wailin' Walter. Thu 7/10, Marty Sammon. Sun 7/13, Danny Draher. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/5, Jan James Band. Sat 7/12, Pat Smillie. 847-991-2150.

TOMMY'S PLACE 12237 Western, Blue Island: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, 9 PM, jam hosted by Biscuit & the Mix. 708-389-7810.

VAUGHAN'S PLACE 6633 S. Ashland: Wednesdays, 9 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-434-1662.

VERSIE'S LOUNGE 4310 S. Prairie: Sundays, 9 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters. 773-723-3694.

WALLACE'S CATFISH CORNER 2800 W. Madison: Fridays and Saturdays, 5-9 PM, Cyrus Hayes with Lady Lee & others. 773-638-3474.

WIDOW MCLEARY'S 400 E. Margaret, Thornton: Sundays, 5 PM, jam session hosted by Little Johnny. 708-877-7011.

Jazz

Concerts

ASTRAL-TERRA TRAPEZE UNIT Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, No Friction, 2502 N. California. 773-235-2757.

ANGELA BOFILL, TOM BROWNE, LONNIE LISTON SMITH, NORMAN CONNORS & THE STARSHIP ORCHESTRA, MICHAEL ROSS Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Sun 7/6, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

FRANK CATALANO TRIO WITH VON FREEMAN Tue 7/8, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

NICK COLIONNE Thu 7/10, 6:30 PM, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-642-4600.

JAZZ PIE: A MOVING MUSICAL SLICE OF AMERICA with Johnny Frigo, Joe Cerqua, Corky Siegel (Sunday only), Orbert Davis, Wilfredo Rivera, Bobbi Wilsyn & others. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, and Sun 7/13, 2 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

JEREMY KAHN DUO Free concert. Tue 7/8, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DOUG LAWRENCE ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Suzi Tillman at 6 PM. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

OPEN JAM hosted by Ernest Dawkins & Steve Berry with percussionist Isaiah Spencer & pianist Justin Dillard (no cover). Sundays, 3-7 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7051 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

DUKE PAYNE & KEN CHANEY with Frank Russell & Charles Heath; benefit concert. Second Sunday of every month, 4 PM, Love Foundation, 553 E. 75th. 773-846-2566.

REVOLUTIONARY SWING ORCHESTRA Free concert. Sun 7/6, 5 PM, Olympia Park, 6566 N. Avondale. 312-742-7851.

USO BIG BAND performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Big City Swing at 6 PM. Fri 7/4, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturdays, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio. Sundays, 8 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, noon, Martez Rucker. Tuesdays, 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. 312-642-6805.

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

ARMY & LOU'S 422 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 7-10 PM, Rudy Jackson & Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

AVENUE ALE HOUSE 825 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park: First Thursday of every month, 8 PM, Kristi Merideth. 708-848-2801.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Thu 7/3 through Sat 7/5, Charlie Johnson Quartet. Sun 7/6 through Sat 7/12, Detour. Sun 7/13, Carlos Cannon. 312-751-2433.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Music upstairs in the show lounge: Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Frank D'Rone. Sat 7/12, 9:30 PM, Bob Perna & Persistence. 773-435-0130.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 7/9, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 7/5, Barry Winograd Trio. 847-256-8870.

CAFE CAPPUCCINO 5 N 105 South Route 53, Itasca: Wed 7/9, 8:30 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain (no cover). 630-285-1020.

CAFE SHINO 211 E. Ontario: Music at 9 PM. Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, Vickie Tsunozai. Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, Chieko Kurauchi. 312-266-2280.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/12, Kimberly Gordon. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/4, Carrie Biolo-Thompson, Guillermo Greggorio, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Michael Zerang. Fri 7/11, Laurie Lee Moses, Jon Irabagon, Frank Rosaly. Sat 7/12, Lynn Book, Tatsu Aoki, Lou Mallozzi. 773-463-0158.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Thursdays, 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham & Don Stille. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RESTAURANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain (no cover). 630-469-1080.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant with music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Craig Lanigon & Arlene Bardelle. Sundays and Mondays, Tom Muellner. Tuesdays, Tom Muellner & Arlene Bardelle. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

CY'S CRAB HOUSE 3819 N. Ashland: Fridays, 8 PM, Minor Third Quartet. 773-883-8900.

CYRANO'S BISTRO 546 N. Wells: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, Joe Iaco & Rachel Pardo. 312-467-0546.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Fridays, 8 PM, Truth. 773-235-5700.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 7/8, 9:30 PM, Triage. Wed 7/9, 9:30 PM, Michael Zerang Group. 773-276-3600.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music starts at 7 PM; no cover. Sat 7/5, Sam Burckhardt Duo. Fri 7/11, Scott Lies Trio. Sat 7/12, Andy Meacham Trio. 630-377-9222.

FAMILY DEN 8940 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, jam session with Crosswind (no cover). 773-734-8545.

FIREPLACE INN 1448 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, J.J. & the Jazz Masters (no cover). 312-664-5264.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/3, 4:30 PM, American Music Festival with Monterey Jazz Honor Band & others. Sat 7/5, 2 PM, American Music Festival with Chicago Jazz Orchestra & others. Sun 7/13, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Yolanda Farina Jazz Ensemble. 773-528-4033.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30 PM). 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 7/7, Ron Cooper. 773-489-5471.

GIBSON'S 5464 River, Rosemont: Mondays, 5-8 PM, Scott Earl Holman (no cover). 847-928-9900.

GOURMAND 728 S. Dearborn: No cover. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Nick Alvarez Quartet. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Matt Santos. 312-427-2610.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sat 7/5, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Detour. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Melvin Sparks Band. 773-395-0066.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Thursdays, 9 PM, Jimijon Jazz Experience. 312-664-5496.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fridays, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph. Fri 7/4, 9 PM, and Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble. Fridays, 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 7/6, Charlie Hunter Trio. Sundays, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mon 7/7, 9 PM, Ron Perrillo Trio, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue. Wed 7/9, Laurence Hobgood Quartet. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Fri 7/11, Bob Long Trio with Tito Carrillo. Sat 7/12, Frank Catalano Quintet. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thu 7/10, 9 PM, Kathyrn Gauthier. 773-465-8005.

HOTEL INTER-CONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the Salon. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Erin McDougald Ensemble. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Abdullah Ibrahim Trio (see Critic's Choice). Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (18 & over). Fri 7/11, 9 PM, Trio 3 with Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, and Andrew Cyrille. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Mondays, 7-9 PM, jam session hosted by Nicole Mitchell, Karl E.H. Seigfried, and Mike Reed. 773-486-1099.

HOUSTON'S 616 N. Rush: Restaurant with music after 5:30 PM. Fridays, JoAnn Daugherty Trio. Saturdays, Tom Muellner, Dave Marr & Tim Davis. Mondays and Tuesdays, Bob Dogan, Joe Adamic & Paul Martin. 312-649-1121.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM. Mondays, Detour & Divas. 312-266-2400.

JACARANDA 3608 W. 26th: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Conjunto. 773-521-0095.

JACK'S 3201 N. Halsted: Sundays, 11:30 AM-2 PM, jazz brunch with John Paris & Anthony Brock. 773-244-9191.

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. Thu 7/3 through Sun 7/6, Clayton Brothers Quintet (see Critic's Choice) with Terrel Stafford & Eric Reed. Tue 7/8 through Sun 7/13, Taylor Eigsti Trio with Larry Gray & Leon Joyce. 312-670-2473.

JC'S PUB & RISTORANTE 13101 Cicero, Midlothian: Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Manfree & Vibrations. 708-388-7755.

JIMMY'S PLACE 13822 S. Indiana, Riverdale: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Senabella & Jazz Deluxe. 708-849-1990.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 5 PM. Thursdays, Tim Tobias. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, Sonny Turner Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak Trio. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Mondays, 10 PM, Long Count Quartet. 773-477-3330.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Thursdays, 9:30 PM, John Brumbach Quartet with Selina Baker. Fridays, 6 PM, Kimberly Gordon & Chris Foreman. First Friday of every month, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer. Sat 7/5, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer. Sundays, 1 PM, Tim Green/Tim McNamara Trio; 7 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Mondays, 6 PM, Kimberly Gordon & Chris Foreman (no cover); 9:30 PM, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas, Scott Burns & Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Hinda Hoffman Quartet with Mike Allemana. 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, Brian Citro Quartet & Poetique. 773-728-2663.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ron Salter & the Most Wanted Jazz Quartet host an open mike. 773-493-3477.

LEXI'S 1330 W. Madison: Music at 7:30 PM. Saturdays and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Ken Shiokawa. Fridays, Cecile Savage. 312-829-4600.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Tue 7/8, A View From the Side with Eric Koppa, Thaddus Franklin, Andres Castillo, Matt Ulery, and John Smillie. 773-525-2422.

LUCIANO'S ON RUSH 871 N. Rush: Restaurant and piano bar with music nightly at 7 PM. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Lenny Perrata & Brent Benteler. Fridays and Saturdays, Lenny Perrata Trio. Sundays and Mondays, Lynette Stawling. Tuesdays, Sami Scott. 312-266-1414.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Scott Earl Holman. 847-952-8755.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra. 630-571-3600.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Wed 7/9, Done Deal. Fri 7/11, Peter Schwendener Quartet. 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Jazz Jam Adventure. 708-366-8073.

MONTAGE 3124 S. Rte. 59, Naperville: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Doug Rosenberg Trio. 630-904-7401.

MR. B'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge: Fridays, 8 PM, jazz performance workshop (no cover). 630-325-2900.

NO FRICTION 2502 N. California: Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Savoir Faire. 773-235-2757.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: No cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steelin' Jazz. 312-943-5228.

NORTON'S 1905 Sheridan, Highland Park: Sat 7/5, 9:30 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 847-432-3287.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. 312-787-9400.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Mondays, 7 PM, Marc Pompe Trio. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko Duo. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Sketches in Blue. 630-782-9091.

PALAGGI'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 10 W. Hubbard: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Nan Mason. Wednesdays, open mike. 312-527-1010.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio with Deane Myers & Keith Brady. 312-787-2200.

PENINSULA HOTEL 108 E. Superior: Music in the Lobby Lounge. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Eric Remschneider Trio with Stephanie Browning. 312-337-2888.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Thursdays, Birdwatch. Fri 7/4 and Sat 7/5, Suenos. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Kelly Brand Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7:30 PM Monday & Tuesday, 8 PM Wednesday through Saturday. No cover. Thursdays, King Fleming Trio. Tuesdays, Judy Roberts. Wednesdays, Devil in a Woodpile. 847-243-3700.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Duo. Sundays, 6:30 PM, Kara Kesselring. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Sami Scott. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Marshall Vente Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Sun 7/6, Don Tisch Quartet. Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM weeknights, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Thu 7/3, Yoko Noge with John & Jimmy. Sat 7/5, Chris Winters Trio. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo (no cover). Sat 7/12, 4 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers, Brienn Perry Ensemble, Henry Johnson Organ Express. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tue 7/8, Mark Madsen. Sat 7/12, Rick Shandling Trio, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. 847-266-1313.

PREGO 2901 N. Ashland: Sundays and Tuesdays, 6 PM, Valerie Booker performs Latin jazz. 773-472-9190.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM. Sundays, open jam with the Jeremy Callner Trio. 773-276-9730.

RED PEPPER LOUNGE 428 E. 87th: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Snatch, Inc. 773-873-5700.

RHYTHM ROOM Century Theatres, 1715 N. Maple, Evanston: Fri 7/4 and Sat 7/5, 7 PM, Dan Cray. 847-491-9723.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant; no cover. Music at 7 PM on Friday & Saturday, 8 PM on Thursday. Thursdays, JT & the Clouds. 312-491-1122.

SHEBEEN KING 6501 S. Saint Lawrence: Fridays, 8 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble perform at an open mike for poets and musicians. 312-263-1649.

SOPRANOS 2901 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9 PM, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Kuzzins (no cover). 773-871-0990.

STETSON'S CHOP HOUSE & BAR Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker: Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, and Saturdays, 7 PM, Marshall Nelson. Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 7 PM, and Saturdays, 8 PM, Marshall Nelson Duo. 312-565-1234, ext. 4490.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Fridays, 7 PM, Take Two. Saturdays, 7 PM, reggae/jazz saxophonist Byrd. 773-486-7427.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 7/10, Brian Dibblee/Todd Munnik Duo, Rempis/Baker/Roebke/Daisy Quartet. 773-862-3616.

THYME 464 N. Halsted: Restaurant and bar. Tuesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Six-Piece Orchestra. Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Trio. 312-226-4300.

TROPICAL DEN 7209 S. Exchange: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by George Freeman. 773-978-2341.

T'S 5025 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Joanna Ashley. 773-784-6000.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Jeff Morrison & friends (no cover). 773-665-4410.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Thursdays, 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. Fridays, 8 PM, Lisa McLowry Band. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker; 10:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet with Lorna Boston; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VALLEY LODGE 906 Diamond Lake, Mundelein: Fridays, 8 PM, Scott Earl Holman (no cover). 847-281-8800.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/4, William Perry Explosion Trio with Tatso Aoki

& Avreeayl Ra, Chapungu. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett and percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wed 7/9, Greg Ward Group. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 7/10, David Boykin Expanse. Fri 7/11, Gerard Harris Quintet. Sat 7/12, 9 and 11 PM, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band, Aaron Moore, Oscar Brown Jr. 312-791-9050.

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

International

Concerts

BOBI CESPEDES performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Lisa "La Boriqua" at 6 PM. See Spot Check. Sat 7/5, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

SAMUEL DEL REAL ORQUESTA Thu 7/10, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-0516.

GINGARTE CAPOEIRA performs Afro-Brazilian music as part of the AfroFolk Live series. Wed 7/9, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

OLIVER MTUKUDZI & BLACK SPIRITS performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Amaniyea Payne at 6 PM. Thu 7/10, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

ONE DRUM ENSEMBLE Thu 7/10, 7 PM, Bank One Plaza, Davis & Orrington, Evanston. 847-328-5864.

OBIAJULU OSADEBE Benefit concert for the Daniel C. Nwanko M.D. Foundation & ANPA Chicago. Fri 7/4, 9 PM, Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 W. Wacker. 847-275-5370.

YERBA BUENA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Miguel Mendez at 6 PM. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

International

Clubs

ACCENT CAFE 700 N. River, Mount Prospect: Sundays, 7 PM, Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop (with Latin dance lessons at 9 PM). 847-298-2233.

BOUZOUKI LOUNGE 310 S. Halsted: Fridays through Sundays and Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, Greek musicians, singers, and belly dancers perform. 312-707-8600.

CAFE USA 3801 Mannheim, Schiller Park: Tuesdays, 10 PM, Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop (with Latin dance lessons by Amir). 847-233-0011.

ECLECTICITY 3162 N. Clark: Mon 7/7, Diamana Diya. 773-929-3080.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa and merengue. 312-266-1944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Jimmy Bosch, William Gomez Con Cache Orquesta. Sun 7/13, 8:30 PM, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits. 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Carlos Ortega Trio. 773-348-7592.

LUNA MEXICANA 3565 W. Fullerton: Fridays, 9 PM, Yorumba performs Latin jazz and salsa (no cover). 773-252-1639.

MAMBO 3336 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 5 PM-midnight, En Clave Negra. Saturdays, 10 PM, Orquesta Sabor. 773-481-2050.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Thursdays, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM-4 AM, Johnny Rumba, DJ El Papichulo spin salsa dura and tropical beats (with Latin dance lessons by Lisa "La Boriqua" at 9:30 PM). 312-642-7251.

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Tribus Futuras performs Andean music. 773-545-7022.

RUMBA 351 W. Hubbard: Wed 7/9, 8 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble. 312-222-1226.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Thu 7/3 and Sat 7/5, Chapungu. 312-791-9050.

ZHIVAGO 9925 Gross Point, Skokie: Fridays, 10 PM, DJ El Papichulo spins salsa and Caribbean music with Latin dance lessons by Jerome. 847-982-1400.

Classical

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS perform music of Brahms in a free concert. Mon 7/7, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 7/4, 7 PM, David Alan Miller, conductor, with soprano Sylvia McNair and pianist Kevin Cole in an all-Gershwin program. Sat 7/5, 8 PM, Leonard Slatkin, conductor, with pianist Emanuel Ax (McTee, Beethoven, Mahler; see Critic's Choice). Sun 7/6, 7 PM, Leonard Slatkin, conductor, with pianist

Emanuel Ax (Corigliano, Mozart, Chopin, Ravel; see Critic's Choice). Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Peter Oundjian, conductor, with pianist Piotr Anderszewski, oboist Michael Henoch, clarinetist John Bruce Yeh, and bassoonist David McGill in an all-Mozart program. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Bobby McFerrin, conductor and vocalist, with soprano Kathleen Battle, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, and the Chicago Children's Choir (Mozart, Bizet, Gounod, McFerrin, traditional). Sun 7/13, 7 PM, Nicholas McGegan, conductor, with violinist Pekka Kuusisto, harpsichordist Stephen Alltop, and Jimmy Bosch's Salsa Dura (Handel, Vivaldi/Lederer); followed by Martin Theatre "postlude concert" featuring Jimmy Bosch's Salsa Dura. 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in public rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 7/5 and Sat 7/12, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in a free concert. Tue 7/8, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Grieg, Dvorak, Beethoven). Sun 7/6, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521.

DENNIS CONNOR AND YULIA LIPMANOVICH cello and piano, in a free concert (Vivaldi, Perlman, Schumann, Bruch, Bloch, Turina). Sun 7/6, 3 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

DU PAGE OPERA THEATRE performs Mozart's Don Giovanni. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

STEVE EDWARDS AND PHILIP SIMMONS guitars, in a free concert. Sun 7/13, 2 PM, Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington, Evanston. 847-866-0300.

EMERSON STRING QUARTET with pianist Menahem Pressler (Mozart, Janacek, Dvorak). Thu 7/3, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Thu 7/3, 7:30 PM, Christopher Bell, conductor, with the United States Air Force Singing Sergeants in a free concert (Barber, Grofe, Gershwin, Anderson, Tchaikovsky, traditional, and others). Wed 7/9, 6:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with the Grant Park Chorus (Rimsky-Korsakov, Glinka, Mussorgsky, Borodin, Gliere, Tchaikovsky). Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Philippe Bianoconi (Milhaud, Grieg, Dvorak). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State: Sun 7/6, 4 PM, David R. White. Sun 7/13, 4 PM, Thom Gouwens. 312-664-6963.

KUANG-HAO HUANG piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Takemitsu, Poulenc, Yi). Wed 7/9, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Saturdays, 8 PM, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Oistrach Ensemble. 773-868-1856.

LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY CONCERT BAND in an outdoor concert of "patriotic music" (Tchaikovsky and others). Fri 7/4, 8 PM, Deer Path Middle School, 95 W. Deerpath, Lake Forest. 847-295-2135.

REX MARTIN tuba, in a free concert. Thu 7/3, 7:30 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

MENDELSSOHN STRING QUARTET with pianist Leon Fleisher (Beethoven, Brahms). Thu 7/10, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE CHOIR, ORCHESTRA, AND WIND ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Vaughan Williams, A. Scarlatti, Chadwick, Arnold, R. Harris, Bassler, McCray, Jacobsen, Whitacre). Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE GUITAR RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER RECITAL Free admission. Sun 7/6 and Sun 7/13, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Lawrence Stoffel conducts a program of marches, show tunes, and classical music. Wed 7/9, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ORCHESTRA Robert G. Hasty, conductor, with pianists Timothy and Natasha Mah (Mendelssohn, Brahms, Poulenc). Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

DEVVORA PAPATHEODOROU AND ROBERT ROHLAND perform four-hand piano music of Brahms in a free concert. Sat 7/12, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-782-3532.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 7/5 and Sat 7/12, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a free concert. Wed 7/9, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Suppe, Britten, Tchaikovsky, Schubert). Sun 7/13, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

RAVINIA STEANS INSTITUTE CHAMBER MUSICIANS in a free concert. Tue 7/8, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

VINCENT P. SKOWRONSKI AND SAORI CHIBA violin and piano, in a free concert (Chopin, Vieuxtemps, Massenet, Kodaly, Schumann, Debussy, Monti). Sun 7/13, 3:30 PM, Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle. 847-491-9155.

JEFFREY STRAUSS, EMILY LODINE, RUSSELL HERSHOW, AND DEBORAH SOBOL baritone, mezzo-soprano, viola, and piano, in a free all-Brahms program. Tue 7/8, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

CHRISTIAN TETZLAFF performs Bach's complete works for solo violin. Mon 7/7, 6 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

WAUKEGAN MUNICIPAL BAND in a free outdoor concert. Tue 7/8, 7:30 PM, Stiner Memorial Pavilion, 201 Sea Horse Dr., Waukegan. 847-599-2525.

STACY WHEELER soprano, in a free concert. Tue 7/8, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

Fairs & Festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE features music on two stages in Washington Park, 55th and King Dr. See Spot Check. Thu 7/3, 1:15 PM, Melakel; 2 PM, Entaculcha, Joseph Hollingsworth; 2:30 PM, Len Thomas; 2:40 PM, Tribe of Judah; 2:45 PM, Nate the Great; 3 PM, Melekel Melchezedek; 3:15 PM, GFK; 3:45 PM, Traffix; 4:15 PM, Born Free; 5 PM, SB; 5:15 PM, Lil' T-Bone; 5:30 PM, 4 Te; 5:40 PM, Ahmad; 5:50 PM, Raw Damage; 6 PM, Marzette Griffith, Billa Click; 6:30 PM, Rappin' Tate; 7:10 PM, John Kelly; 7:30 PM, Indika; 7:40 PM, Joseph Hollingsworth; 8 PM, Sister Carol; 9 PM, Cashus D & the Universal Zulu Nation. Fri 7/4, noon, Charles "RockFish" Fisher; 12:20 PM, Billa Click; 12:30 PM, Dream Team; 1 PM, Preston Klik's Ritual, Melekel Melchezedek; 1:30 PM, Axum; 2:15 PM, Chicago Afrobeat Project; 2:30 PM, Loop Lab School Children's Gospel Group; 2:45 PM, Jorge from Yard; 3 PM, Pastor Kelly Jones & Chiquita Williams; 3:40 PM, New Vision; 3:45 PM, Traffix; 4 PM, Soul Revelations; 4:15 PM, Gullibanque; 4:30 PM, Joseph Hollingsworth; 4:45 PM, Roots Rock Society; 5:15 PM, Gospel Soul Revivals; 5:30 PM, Soukous Stars; 5:40 PM, Gospel Nikias; 6 PM, Reverend Isaac Mullins & Divine Praise; 6:30 PM, Chi-Lites, Dana Devine; 6:40 PM, Nat Awuni; 7:30 PM, Pastor Shelvin Hall & the Voices of Friendship; 8 PM, Third World, Ray Bady. Sat 7/5, noon, Scott Walker; 12:30 PM, Tribe of Judah; 1 PM, Demure; 1:20 PM, Len Thomas; 1:30 PM, GFK; 2 PM, Illanotix, Lutheran School of Theology Gospel Choir; 2:30 PM, CHK; 2:40 PM, Exciting Holy Sons; 3 PM, 3PC; 3:20 PM, YMCA Boys' Choir of Milwaukee; 3:30 PM, Lil' Wish; 3:40 PM, New Birth Combined Choir; 4 PM, Soldierz at War, Kendall Flame; 4:20 PM, C'Nicole; 4:30 PM, Slique, David Cobb; 5 PM, True Enuff; 5:15 PM, Changed Men; 5:30 PM, Tee Jay; 5:40 PM, Tonya Baker; 6 PM, Belizean Vibes; 6:15 PM, Goshen Choir; 6:30 PM, Jeff Perry; 6:40 PM, Deloris Burgess; 7 PM, Dub Dis; 7:10 PM, Rone; 7:40 PM, Pamela Blueford; 8 PM, Lucky Dube, William Steward; 8:30 PM, Ray Bady. Sun 7/6, noon, Melakel; 1 PM, Entaculcha, Cashus D & the Universal Zulu Nation; 2 PM, High Performance; 2:30 PM, Nova; 3 PM, Selah, New Vision; 3:30 PM, Question; 3:40 PM, JNC; 3:45 PM, Doggie; 4 PM, God's Ensemble; 4:15 PM, Carl Brown; 4:30 PM, Gospel Nikias; 4:45 PM, Bandoleros; 5 PM, Sandy Kerr; 5:30 PM, Universal Expression; 6 PM, Percy Sledge; 6:15 PM, Reverend Dwayne Brown; 6:40 PM, Deloris Burgess; 7 PM, Manhattans, Dana Devine; 7:30 PM, Shirley Bell & Friends; 8 PM, Paulette Bush & the Chicago State Choir; 8:30 PM, Denise Belfon. 312-427-0266.

CHICAGO FOLK & ROOTS FESTIVAL Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside: Sat 7/12, 1 PM, Special Music by Special People; 1:45 PM, fiddle contest finals; 3 PM, Jim & Jennie & the Pinetops; 3:45 PM, Bomba; 4:15 PM, Buddy Miller Band; 6:15 PM, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; 8 PM, Camper Van Beethoven. Sun 7/13, 1 PM, Charming Axe; 1:45 PM, Hoyle Brothers; 3:15 PM, Funkadesi; 4:45 PM, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits; 6:30 PM, Yerba Buena; 8:15 PM, Sierra Maestra. Festival also features storytellers, music and dance workshops, and children's entertainment. 773-728-6000.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL Gebhard Woods State Park, 250 Ottawa, Morris: Sat 7/12, 10 AM, Bill & Sharon Van Dusen; 10:45 AM, Neal Peck; 11:30 AM, Bill Robinson & Friends; 12:15 PM, Dan Zahn; 1 PM, Jessica Schaeffer, Kate Moretti; 1:45 PM, Barbara Hale Ernst, Anna Stange; 2:30 PM, Rick Thum, Tony Scarimbolo with Diane Ippel & Rob Williams; 3:15 PM, Mike Anderson; 4 PM, Malcolm Dalglish; 4:45 PM, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams. Sun 7/13, 10 AM, Dan Zahn; 11:30 AM, Rick Thum, Rocco Bartolini; 12:15 PM, Neal Peck, David & Annette Lindsey; 1 PM, Sherri Farley, Steve Endsley; 1:45 PM, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams, Anna Stange; 2:30 PM, Barbara Hale Ernst, Kate Moretti; 3:15 PM, Jessica Schaeffer & Matt Coley, Bill & Sharon Van Dusen; 4 PM, Mike Anderson; 4:45 PM, Bill Robinson & Friends. Festival also features music workshops and children's activities. 708-331-6875.

HEAT A. Finkl & Sons Steel Campus, 2011 N. Southport: Fri 7/11, 4:30 PM, Hat Guys; 6 PM, DJ Bear Who?; 7 PM, Voodoo Kings; 8:30 PM, Jesse de la Pena; 10 PM, George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars. Sat 7/12, 4:30 PM, Gringo Starr; 6 PM, Just Joey; 6:30 PM, Mr. A.L.I.; 8 PM, Tommie Sunshine; 8:45 PM, Fischerspooner; 10 PM, Sonic Boom Live Remote. Sun 7/13, 4:30 PM, Pala; 6 PM, Just Joey; 6:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8 PM, Just Joey; 8:30 PM, the Samples. 312-421-7672, ext. 22.

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Fri 7/11, 12:30 PM, Dooley Brothers; 6 PM, Whitey O'Day; 6:30 PM, Gan Bua, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band; 7:30 PM, Salthill Mines; 9 PM, Tossers; 10 PM, North & South. Sat 7/12, noon, St. James Gate; 2:30 PM, Dyed in the Wool; 4 PM, Larkin Brothers; 5 PM, Another Pint, Academy of Irish Music; 6 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 6:30 PM, Lunasa; 7:30 PM, Gan Bua; 8 PM, Burren Ceili Band; 9 PM, Young Dubliners; 10 PM, Fonnmohr. Sun 7/13, noon, Baal Tinne; 12:30 PM, Dooley Brothers; 2:30 PM, Chancey Brothers; 3:30 PM, Lunasa; 4:30 PM, Moore & Broaders; 6 PM, Shannon Rovers; 7 PM, Fonnmohr; 8 PM, Young Dubliners; 9 PM, Finbar Fagan Band. Festival also features dance performances, cultural exhibits, and children's entertainment. 773-282-7035.

LINCOLNSHIRE FINE ART FESTIVAL Olde Half Day and Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Sat 7/5 and Sun 7/6, 10 AM-5 PM, Cirrus Falcon, Clifton DeMarks Showtyme Jazz Duo. 847-444-9600.

NAPERVILLE RIBFEST Knoch Park, Washington and Martin, Naperville: Thu 7/3, 1:30 PM, Cottonmouth; 2 PM, Joel Taylor; 3:30 PM, Heartsfield; 4 PM, Distances; 5 PM, Dave Rudolph; 5:30 PM, Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Mistreated; 7 PM, Speargrass; 8 PM, Los Lobos, Spin Perry; 8:30 PM, Mr. Blotto; 9 PM, Saraphine. Fri 7/4, 12:30 PM, Halfway Jane; 2 PM, the Dog & Everything; 4 PM, Blessid Union of Souls, Limited Edition Big Band; 5:30 PM, David Polk Project; 6 PM, Off Broadway; 7 PM, Hip Noz; 8 PM, Rico; 8:30 PM, Hurricane Gumbo. Sat 7/5, 12:30 PM, Wishbone Ash; 2 PM, Lonnie Brooks, Ken Shultz; 3 PM, Hip Hop Connection; 4 PM, Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds, Flat, Mike Mauthe; 5 PM, Mike Ketts; 5:30 PM, Toronzo & the Cannonball Express; 6:15 PM, Radiators; 7 PM, Crosseyed Cats; 8:30 PM, Blondie, Nick Moss. 630-545-7100 or 773-868-3010.

NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FAMILY FEST & CARNIVAL Irving Park and Rockwell: Wed 7/9, 7 PM, Moon Dawgs. Thu 7/10, 8 PM, Amazing Journey (Who tribute). Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Token; 7:30 PM, Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute); 9 PM, MST (Michael Schenker tribute). Sat 7/12, 2 PM, June's Arrival; 4 PM, Eklypse; 6 PM, Elleven; 7:30 PM, Rival; 9 PM, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute). Sun 7/13, 6:30 PM, Power Play. 773-463-4161.

PEACE FEST Cricket Hill, Lincoln Park, Montrose and the lake: Sat 7/12, noon, Prime Meridian; 1 PM, Electric Medicine; 2 PM, Squared Off; 3 PM, Pissbucket; 4 PM, Secret Agent Bill; 5 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 6 PM, 13 Flowers; 7 PM, 1000 Vertical Ft.; 8 PM, Flathead Fillups. Sun 7/13, noon, Broken Finger; 1 PM, Egnaro; 2 PM, B.M.M.T.; 3 PM, Leroy Fix; 4 PM, Milkplow; 5 PM, Waste; 6 PM, Family Groove Company; 7 PM, Starrunner. Festival also features speakers, poets, and drum circles. 708-795-1146.

ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK Lincoln between Belmont and School: Sat 7/5, noon, Yesmen; 12:30 PM, Remedy; 12:45 PM, Kali Fam; 1 PM, Catrina Harding; 1:30 PM, Never the Hero; 2 PM, Buchanan; 2:15 PM, Cee-Lo; 2:45 PM, MC Lyte; 3:30 PM, Seven Day Run, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute); 4 PM, Jason Davis; 5 PM, Hayseed Dixie, Dave Tamkin & the PPC; 5:30 PM, Simmering; 6:30 PM, King Solomon's Grave; 7:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8 PM, Mr. Blotto, Lovehammers. Sun 7/6, noon, Air This Side of Caution; 12:30 PM, Remedy; 12:45 PM, Kali Fam; 1 PM, Catrina Harding; 2 PM, Generations; 2:15 PM, Cee-Lo; 2:45 PM, Reckoning (R.E.M. tribute), MC Lyte; 4 PM, Jason Davis; 4:30 PM, Bumpus, Catfight; 5 PM, Bottle of Justus; 7 PM, Mr. Blotto, Mike & Joe, Elevation (U2 tribute). 773-665-4682.

Miscellaneous

JIM GILL BAND Free children's concert. Thu 7/3, 6:30 PM, Wildwood Park, 6950 N. Hiawatha. 312-742-7856.

AMY LOWE Free children's concert. Tue 7/8, 6:30 PM, Weisman Park, 901 W. Oakdale. 312-742-7826.

PEOPLE'S MUSIC SCHOOL Free concert. Sat 7/12, 11 AM, Museum Campus, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-409-9696.

JUSTIN ROBERTS Free children's concert. Thu 7/10, 6:30 PM, Trebes Park, 2250 N. Clifton. 312-742-7769.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sun 7/6, 2 PM, John Storms-Rohm. 847-869-0450.

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