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Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

!!!, STAG PARTY, DJ FRIAR TUCK See Critic's Choice; all-ages. Tue 6/29, 8:30 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY Fri 6/25, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

BLACK NOIZE with Woody Rock. Sun 6/27, 3 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 225.

BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO, JERRY DEVIVO Free concert and fireworks display. Sun 7/4, 6 PM, Hamilton Lakes, Rte. 53 & Hamilton, Itasca. 630-250-4922.

JERRY BUTLER, BEN E. KING, GENE CHANDLER, LLOYD PRICE Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER, JIM LAUDERDALE Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

JOHNNY CLEGG, CASOLANDO 18+. Fri 7/2, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

STEVE COOPER ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM). Sun 7/4, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

CRACKER, LEFTOVER SALMON, DAN DARRAH Fri 6/25, 6 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Clark. 312-742-2283.

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA 18+. Fri 6/25, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

MARK DENARDO, YUPPSTER perform electronic music and live with guitar, vocals, and Gameboy. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee (second floor). 773-342-4597.

ADRIANA EVANS Sat 6/26, 7 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 225.

JACKYL, DOKKEN, SKID ROW, TERMINAL FIX, BONFIRE, X-GIRLFRIEND, DAWNSTONE, RIPLEY STREET Sat 7/3, 1 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 312-559-1212.

DAVE LACRONE & THE CHAPERONES, BABY TEETH perform at Collaboraction's Prom 2004. Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 312-226-9633.

LA LEY Tue 6/29, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

LOS LOBOS, NICHOLAS TREMULIS ORCHESTRA See Critic's Choice; sold out. Wed 6/30, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

LYLE LOVETT Wed 6/30, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

MAZE WITH FRANKIE BEVERLY, GERALD LEVERT Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

MUM, KIM HIORTHOY See Critic's Choice; all-ages. Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

NATHAN & THE ZYDECO CHA CHAS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Sat 7/3, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS, DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND 18+. Sat 6/26, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

DENNIS O'BRIEN, SKYE HIGH, MICHAEL MILLER, DEVIN JAMES DUNN Benefit for Lazarus House. Sat 6/26, 6 and 9 PM, Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main, Saint Charles. 630-587-2144.

PHISH Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, 7 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D & Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

PRIMUS See Spot Check. Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

PRINCE See Critic's Choice; 6/25-26 and 6/28 sold out. Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, 8 PM, and Mon 6/28 through Wed 6/30, 7:30 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

STEVE RILEY & THE MAMOU PLAYBOYS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Fri 6/25, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

311, THE ROOTS, MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD Thu 7/1, 6 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

JUSTIN TRANTER BAND Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, 10:30 PM, Bailiwick Repertory, 1229 W. Belmont. 773-883-1090.

UPSILON ACRUX, INSHI, YOWIE perform at the multimedia art show "Live/Work." Sun 7/4, 8 PM, Texas Ballroom, 3012 S. Archer (third floor). www.texasballroom.com.

XIANGGANG DELIGHT, GAYS IN THE MILITARY, DJ JIM DORLING All-ages. Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Open End Gallery, 2000 W. Fulton. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ZZ TOP, THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, TESLA, BLUE OYSTER CULT Sun 7/4, 3:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Lost Trailers (see Spot Check), Tristen, Truckstop Supermodel (18+). Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Leon Russell. Mon 6/28 and Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Pedro the Lion (see Spot Check), John Vanderslice (18+). Wed 6/30, 8 PM, the Alarm. Thu 7/1, 7 PM, Jem (no cover). Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Iron and Wine, Azita, Lang Try (18+). Sat 7/3, 8 PM, John Cowan Band, Vassar Clements. 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Mike X, DJ Too Much Funk. 847-397-3100.

THE ATTIC 320 N. Second, De Kalb: Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Vollmar, Static Films, Elephant Micah, Joe Robinson. 815-787-3875.

BAD DOG TAVERN 4535 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Mon 6/28, Eva Destruction & Her Big Band. 773-334-4040.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Sat 6/26, Johnny Rev, Box Elder, Illanoyz. 773-395-3002.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Jesters, Goldstars, Nouveau Broke. Sat 6/26, 9:30 PM, Bizarro, B-Line, Satin Gunn. Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Distress Tapes performs as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with improv by Orange Whip, theater by Park Avenue Produce, comedy by Debbie Sue Goodman, and animation by Jae Soo Hong and Dave Hudson. Mondays, 10 PM, Pat McCurdy. Tue 6/29, 9 PM, Green Street, RPM, Dynamic Vibrations. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Driveway Ninjas, Kelly Syeward Band. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Easy Tiger, Spread, Divebar, Kristin Cotts. Sat 7/3, 9:30 PM, Mumbo Jumbo, Orange Order. 773-281-4444.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 6/27, Ricky Bradshaw, Thomas McIntosh, Walter Meego, the Changes. Sun 7/4, Captain Krack, DJ Word, Keith Whitt. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, Mannequin Men, Karma With a K. Sat 6/26, Dickey Pimpkins, Heavy Mental, Low Chroma, Whitsend. Thu 7/1, Dynamos. Fri 7/2, Pedestrians, Wizards. Sat 7/3, Andy Germak, Rob Waller. 773-770-2039.

BLUE IGUANA 2909 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, Paramours. Sat 6/26, King Solomon's Grave. 773-935-7500.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Washington Social Club (see Spot Check), Pleasure Club, Menthol, After Dark. Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Treatment, Black Giraffe, Fast Product, Monogatari. Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Phantom Rockers, Hi-Fi & the Roadburners, Dead Pets, Koffindragger. Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Raised on Zenith, Mellowdrone, Yo-Yo Contingency, Let Me Introduce You to the End. Wed 6/30, 8 PM, Darling, Prids, Green Circles. Thu 7/1, 8 PM, Archer Prewitt, Rebecca Gates, Honorary Title. Fri 7/2, 6 PM, Steel Train, Saraphine, Story of Everest (all-ages); 10 PM, Eva Destruction & Her Big Band, Cocktail Preachers, Waxon 7. Sat 7/3, 5 PM, Killer, Blood In Blood Out, HeWhoCorrupts, Stash; 9 PM, Outrageous Cherry, Telenovela. Sun 7/4, 6 PM, Blood Brothers, Kill Me Tomorrow, Chromatics. 773-975-0505 or 800-594-8499.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Fri 6/25, Jim Henning & James Wayman. 847-550-1127.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Sundays, 11 PM, DJ Lucky & DJ Rockstar. Thursdays, 9 PM, Mike G., DJ Hurricane. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Fri 6/25, Gin Palace Jesters. Sat 7/3, Kristin Shout. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM; all-ages. Fri 6/25, Jessica Billey, Bobby Conn, Jane Baxter Miller, Kelly Kessler, Michael Zerang & others perform at the "New World Order Jamboree." 773-463-0158.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant with music from 6-9 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Jim Rollins. Tuesdays, Peter Polzak. Wednesdays, Suzanne Palmer. 312-346-3500.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Broken Radio. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Maiden Head. Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Wampeters. Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Upsilon Acrux, Ctrl-Alt-Del. 773-245-0399.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fourth Friday of every month, 11 PM, Chicago Kings. 773-325-2233.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: Fridays through Thursdays, DJs spin rock, punk, and alternative rock 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. 773-489-0379.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Underwater People, Covergurl. Sat 6/26, Lounge Puppets, 16 Candles. Wednesdays, Blazing Saddles. Thursdays, Spazmatics. Fri 7/2, Twice Pipes, Balloonatic, Average Joe. Sat 7/3, Ferdinand Fox, WarBrides, Evenskies. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 6/25, 10:30 PM, My Sacrifice (Creed tribute). Sat 6/26, 10:30 PM, Dave Tamkin, Dan Darrah. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 7/3, 10:30 PM, Afrodisiacs. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Boomer Babes. Fri 6/25, 10:30 PM, Night Owls. Sat 6/26, 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader & Alanda Coon. Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Chicago Studio of Professional Singing (under the direction of Janice Pantazelos). Tue 6/29, 8 PM, and Fri 7/2, 10:30 PM, KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler. Tue 6/29, 10 PM, Heather Sullivan. Wed 6/30, 8 PM, Kris Miller. Thu 7/1, 8 PM, Mark Oreskovich. Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Laura Hull; 10:30 PM, KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler. Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Laura Hull. 773-278-1830.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Fri 6/25, DJ Tony spins music by Morrissey and the Smiths. Sun 6/27, DJ Danimal. Mon 6/28, DJ Matt spins punk. Tue 6/29, Horizontal Action DJs Todd & Nathan. Thu 7/1, DJs John & Ben spin mod. 773-472-2771.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Brother John. 312-836-7870.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Miles of Empty. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Steepwater Band, Last Vegas, Keith Scott & the Business, DJ Velcro Lewis & Jim Coon. Tue 6/29, 9 PM, Sleeping at Last, Light FM, Cells, Fetor, Wilke Surprise. Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Bomb, Cisco Pike, Woolworthy, Ladies and Gentlemen, DJ Photogal vs. DJ Tankboy. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, and Fri 7/2, 10 PM, SuicideGirls burlesque show, Bloom (7/1 with Sluts of Trust; 7/2 with Lying in States). Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Liquid Soul. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Gearhead. Sat 6/26, Trilogy. Thu 7/1, Murph. Fri 7/2, Wojdyla. Sat 7/3, Herbal Jazz Cigarettes. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Mike & Joe. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Bottle of Justus, Roscoe Plush. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, DJ Risky Bizness. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Slight Eccentric, Tiffany Hull, Something Ordinary, Gayle Ritt. Sat 6/26, 9:45 PM, Big Big Shoulders, Ratbag Hero, Ravenhouse, Scar. Tue 6/29, 8:30 PM, Sons of the Stage, Eldest Son. Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Suite 15, Head Rush. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Baltic Asteroids, Streetdancer. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Vultures Are Lovebirds, Raised on Zenith, Chinchilla Fury, Jennifer Nash. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Bumpus, Nubile Thangs. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, the Fever (see Critic's Choice), Death From Above, the Changes. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Azita (see Critic's Choice), the Race (see the Meter), Catfish Haven. Sun 6/27, 9:30 PM, Crush Kill Destroy, Grey Ghost, Incite. Mon 6/28, 9:30 PM, Twin Wrecks the Memory, Black Hand, Grackles (no cover). Thu 7/1, 9:30 PM, Bobby Bare Jr., Dead Horse Hill, Tom Heinl. Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Jaga Jazzist, DJ Chris Widman. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Sunn0))), Wolf Eyes, DJ Kevin Drumm. Sun 7/4, 7 PM, Velcro Lewis & His 100 Proof Band with Jesse Garon Presley, Bible of the Devil, Bang! Bang!, Knife of Simpson, DJ Magic Donut perform at the Red, White & Brew Barbecue. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Alex & the All-Stars, Tommy Hanus spins. Sat 6/26, Sucker Punch. 847-516-0300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Durty Lounge Lizards host live karaoke. Thursdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-266-1944.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Ryan Hagen; Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Patrick B. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Anxiety Society. Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Cashmere. Thursdays, 9 PM, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Cammi's NRG. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 6/26, Way Cool. 773-685-8083.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Sat 6/26, 5 PM, Deal's Gone Bad, Go Jimmy Go, Suburban Legends, Exploding Fuckdolls; 9 PM, the Ghost, Challenger, Black Print, Sleepwalker Defense. Sun 6/27, 5 PM, Berlin Project, Open-Heart Surgery, Short Arm Trick, Ateriavia, Johnny Rev; 9 PM, Jesus & the Devil, Quarters Only, Orefisaurus, Nix, Gunsnaps (benefit for Rape Victim Advocates). Tue 6/29, 7 PM, Monster Trux, Ladykillers, Venom Lords, Matics. Wed 6/30, 6 PM, Mock Orange, Sunday Driver, Knuckleduster, Man Alive; 10 PM, Greg Davis, Thanksgiving, Cains & Abels. Thu 7/1, 6 PM, Rocky Votolato, Pale, Faux, Cinema Eye. Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Sweet J.A.P., Fucking Werewolves, Vee Dee, Rocktards. Sat 7/3, 5 PM, Ryan's Hope, Article 57, Best Days Behind, Three Simple Words; 10 PM, Lacerati, Upsilon Acrux, Inshi. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 6/26, 9:30 PM, Paul Thorn Band, JT & the Clouds. Tue 6/29, 8:30 PM, Theresa Andersson Group. Thu 7/1 and Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Wednesdays, 9 PM, live karaoke. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/30, Paul Allodi. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 6/25, 9:30 PM, Hello Dave. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Big John Bates, Vibrochamps. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/25, Girl Activity. Sat 6/26, Palomine. Mon 6/28, Jeremiah Stone. 773-489-5471.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Solotroff spins postpunk, minimal synth, and death rock. 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sat 6/26, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, the Business. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Naomi Ashley & Ben Benedict perform at the Uptown Poetry Slam. 773-878-5552.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Fri 6/25, 9:30 PM, Cody Diekoff. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Acoustilingus. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Cornmeal. Thursdays, 10 PM, Hack 'n' Wheeze. Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Freespace. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Jack Straw. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Mark Mallman, Harlan Pepper, Heligoats, Galaxy of Mailbox Whores. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Katie Sullivan. Mon 6/28, 9 PM, Two Cow Garage, Richmond Fontaine. Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Health and Beauty, Bring Back the Guns, Autumn-Waking. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Lush Budgett, Stone City Stragglers, Seven Harkey. Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Eleni Mandell. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/30, Nad Navillus performs at "U-Lock Rock." 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sun 7/4, 8 PM, Mammals. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 6/25, 6:30 PM, Danny Black; 10 PM, Seven Harkey & the Graves, Stapletons. Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Good Looks (see Spot Check), Bon Mots; 11 PM, DJ Erik, DJ Ali (benefit for WLUW). Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Maelee Whitman, Stephanie Morris, Sweet Hello. Fri 7/2, 7:30 PM, Siderunners; 10 PM, Leon Chance & the Longshots, Western Standard Time. Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Mr. Rudy Day (DJ set). 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Fri 6/25, 9:30 PM, Heathens, Mint, Eleven Dollar Life. Sat 6/26, 9:30 PM, Shooting Blanks, Burbank, After the Fight, Adam Wyle. Sun 6/27, 9:30 PM, Shooting Blanks, Burbank, After the Fight. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 6/25, 10:30 PM, Peven Everett with Seance Divine, Apollo Project with DJs David Chavez, Cordell Johnson & Caswell James. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Fri 6/25, 11 PM, Flophouse follows a screening of Todd Haynes's film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story. 773-772-9970.

THE HOUSE 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Wed 6/30, 9:30 PM, Blue Velvet, *E*, Variable Why. 815-748-2880.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Dokken, L.A. Guns. Tue 6/29, 7:30 PM, Five for Fighting, Glen Phillips (all-ages). Wed 6/30, 9 PM, J.J. Cale, Robbie Fulks (18+). Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Soulive, Jazz Mandolin Project, Jon Fishman (18+). Fri 7/2, 9 PM, the Samples, Brian Vander Ark, Dan Darrah (18+). Sat 7/3, 6 PM, Rooney, Straylight Run, Ozmo, Redwalls (all-ages). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

IDOLS SPORTZCLUB 1601 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Paul Allodi. 847-934-3474.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Well Hungarians, Wojdyla (acoustic). Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Mike & Joe, Natural Blonde. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Seventh Heaven. 312-337-3486.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Snoozie & the Miltonics. 773-525-2422.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, My Big Beautiful, Returnables, Teenage Rehab, Textbook. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Phil Angotti, Goldman, Doug Swenson. Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Wendy Morgan hosts the "Local Vocal Brew." Wed 6/30, 10 PM, Kick the Cat, Renegades. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Tracks, Sick Day. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Fusion. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Ekoostik Hookah. Sat 6/26, 7 PM, Tommy Emmanuel; 10 PM, Burn Rome Burn, Dylan Rice & the Dynasties, Michelle Anthony. Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Jon Spiegel (no cover). Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Kari Nelson. First Thursday of every month, 9:30 PM, Big C Jamboree with the Moondogs (no cover). Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Major's Junction, Broken Grass, Woodbox Gang. 773-404-9494.

MESSNERS 3553 N. Southport: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Matt Berger. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Andrew Fraker. 773-325-0123.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Spoon, Thee Shams (see Spot Check), M's (18+). Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Sister Machine Gun, Christ Analogue, Manufactura (18+). Thu 7/1, 8 PM, Stockholm Syndrome (see Spot Check; 18+). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL'S STEAK & SEAFOOD 113 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/26, Heathens. 847-222-1822.

MIKE & DENISE'S 1760 Farnsworth, Aurora: Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Neil Rose Band. 630-820-7447.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Music after 10 PM. Tue 6/29, Lacona, DJ Mike Conner. 312-828-9000.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Joan's dance party. Sun 6/27 and Sun 7/4, 4 PM, Bob Bradley plays piano. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Wednesdays, 9 PM, and Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Brian Borden spins house, jazz, and disco. 773-764-8900.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 6/25, Switchback. Sat 6/26, Ten Ton Gorilla. Thu 7/1, Dave Callaway, Mike Brumfield. Fri 7/2, Tony Alvarez Band. Sat 7/3, Moonflower (Santana tribute). 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/26, Powerknobs, Genral Patton & His Privates, Locked Sound. Wed 6/30, Smoking Ruins. 773-486-7774.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 6/25, 10:30 PM, Su Dan, Spo, Longshot, Lotec, Shadow, Alo. Sat 6/26, 6 PM, Lucky Ned Peppers, Alex Maier (all-ages); 9 PM, Milkbaby, Fooled by April, Tux, Brett Hoodenpyle (18+). Sun 6/27, 6 PM, Contenders, Swiftkixx, Random Outburst, Indecisives (all-ages). Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Monkey Fight. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Bill Bungeroth & the Armistice, Anne Harris Band, Melissa Ziemer (18+). 847-869-0450.

NORTH BEACH 1211 Butterfield, Downers Grove: Music and DJs after 9 PM. Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Twice Pipes. 630-434-1290.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Blackbox, 99 Octane, Waste, Silents. Sun 6/27, 9:30 PM, Alabama Thunderpussy, Rawke, Buried at Sea, Indian. Wed 6/30, midnight, Delicious & others perform at a listening party for "High Volume: The Stoner Rock Collection." Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Liz Toussaint, BLT, Swalo. Sat 7/3, 9 PM, American Heritage, Ken Mode, Solaco. 773-489-0011.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/25, 8 PM, and Sat 6/26 and Sun 6/27, 3:30 and 8 PM, Magnetic Fields (see Critic's Choice), Andrew Bird (6/25, 6/26 late show, and 6/27 sold out). 773-728-6000 or 866-468-3401.

O'MALLEY'S 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Stellar Road. 708-293-1837.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Coazz. Sat 6/26, Pimps. 815-758-2715.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Stump Whoopt. Sat 6/26, Heavies, Reluctant Aquanauts. Wed 6/30, Seldom. Thu 7/1, Flabby Hoffman. Fri 7/2, Bad Forum. Sat 7/3, Cats Not Dogs. Sun 7/4, noon, all-star jam. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, live karaoke. Mon 6/28, 9 PM, Bible of the Devil, Knife of Simpson, Paper Doll (no cover). 773-252-7767.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Wed 6/30, 8 PM, Rachelle Kole, Bryan Frischer, Margaret Stewart, Alan Dawson. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 6/25, JC & the Road Kings. 815-477-0340.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Kris Lager Band, Dragonfly Red. Sun 6/27, 9 PM, Beau Kinstler. 773-274-3239.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Neil Rose Band. 312-467-1600.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, drum circle (preceded by a beginner drum lesson an hour prior to start time). 312-492-6100.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute, Koffindragger. Sat 6/26, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute), Orion Nine. 630-543-3101.

SAM MAGUIRE'S TRADITIONAL IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT 39 Orland Square, Orland Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Thu 7/1, Neil Rose Band. 708-460-1771.

SANCTUARY CAFE Redeemer Church, 1006 Gillick, Park Ridge: Fri 7/2, 7:30 PM, Free Wheels (no cover). 847-823-3634.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/25, 7 PM, Rockets Over Sweden, Matthew (18+); 10 PM, Goran, Chris Gilmartin Band. Sat 6/26, 7 and 10 PM, Ari Hest (early show 18+ with Gus Black; late show with Dick Prall Band). Mon 6/28, 8 PM, Bob Schneider, Tony Lucca. Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Stan Ridgway (see Spot Check). Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Donavon Frankenreiter, Eric Hutchinson (18+). Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Blue October, Ivory Wire, House of Moist. Sat 7/3, 10:30 PM, live karaoke with the Hootenanners. Sun 7/4, 7 PM, Bill Mallonee, Kim Taylor. 773-525-2508.

SEAN KALEY'S 10900 Rte. 83, Lemont: Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Marazene, Fashion Bomb, Eighty Sick, NDX. 630-257-6383.

7TH STREET SPACE 106 S. 7th, De Kalb: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, Autumn-Waking, Flesh & Stuff, Handmedown Satellites, Things Falling Apart. 815-787-3875.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Tue 6/29, Dan Darrah. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Thursdays, DJ Aaron Chase. Fri 7/2, 20 Over. 847-991-2150.

SMALL BAR 2956 N. Albany: Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Bottomfeeders (no cover). 773-509-9888.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Latest, Plastic Crimewave Sound, 36 Invisibles. Sat 6/26, 10 PM, More Life Experience, Red Lox, Papa G, Mic Bill. Mon 6/28, 9 PM, Bionic Rat, Wooo!, Sharkula, Crack Addict. Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Low Flying Owls, Low Skies, Moe Black. Sat 7/3, 9:30 PM, Farm Crew, Tabakin, Small Change, Duenow. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TRAXX 833 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Neil Rose Band. 847-236-0203.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Rachael Sage; 9 PM, Sonya Heller; 10 PM, Lance Drake. Sat 6/26, 7 PM, Beau Kinstler; 8 PM, Joe Rathbone, Brett Ratner; 10 PM, Dark Green Bottles (no cover). Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Samantha Twigg Johnson; 9 PM, Rachel Ries. Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Jonathan Rundman. Wed 6/30, 8 PM, Abi Tapia. Thu 7/1, 7:30 PM, "Singer Spotlight Unplugged"; 9:30 PM, Ode. Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Dave Sills; 9 PM, Travis Dow; 10 PM, Orphans. Sat 7/3, Kristy Hanson, Drive Til Morning; 8 PM, Thad Beckman. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Waitress, Francois Dillinger, Atrophy Annie. Sat 6/26, Dark Fader, Smut, Spizm, Paradox Shogun, Babble. Thursdays, 8 PM, band demo showcase hosted by Jamie Duffy & Ray Baltic (bands may bring in recordings; no cover). 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 8 PM, Roots Revival with Joe Thomas & Elliot Taggart; 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Heather Horton; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band with Jordan Taggart. Thursdays, 8 PM, Miga; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Mr. Clean, Empty Can Band. Sat 6/26, Hat Guys, Members Only. Thu 7/1, Pond. Fri 7/2, Lizzie Neal Band, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute). Sat 7/3, Generations. 630-264-2739.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Sat 6/26, Voodoo Pugs. 312-943-7815.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, KB, Tracks, Drawing a Blank. Sat 6/26, Homunculus, Bish, Blackbox, Four Times Daily. Sun 6/27, Terrapin Flyer. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wed 6/30, Chocolate Covered Karma. Thu 7/1, Backyard Tire Fire. Fri 7/2, Spare Parts, SweetMamaGumbo, Lowdown Brass Band. Sat 7/3, Breaking Laces, Clearly & the Mainstream, Brandon Wiard & His Army, My Secret Service. 773-929-1300.

Hip-Hop

Concerts

BLACK NOIZE with Woody Rock. Sun 6/27, 3 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 225.

Hip-Hop

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Brother Ali (see Critic's Choice), One Man Army, Musab, Psalm One (18+). Thu 7/1, 9:30 PM, Questlove (DJ set), Diverse (18+). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike for hip-hop and freestyle battles with DJ Journey, with live music by Dr. Teeth & the Electric Mayhem. Wed 6/30, the Opus. 773-235-9100.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Thu 7/1, 10 PM, Too White Crew. 847-358-9150.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Circus, the Opus, Lord 360, Radioactive & Antimc, Listener, Curse ov Dialect, Vyle. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Nguzo, Motep, Third I Tribe, DJ U'N'I. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Mon 6/28, 9 PM, Pharoahe Monch, M.O.P., Scratch (18+). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Sun 6/27, 9 PM, N2. Tue 6/29, 9 PM, Will Wes & DJ Flash G. 773-525-2422.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Tuesdays, 11 PM, Alo, Fuego, I-Ron, Larry Millah host an open mike for MCs. 773-489-0011.

STRICTLY BUSINESS 1355 S. Michigan: Thursdays, 8 PM-2 AM, Ghetto Spy, Jamal Smallz, D-Mose. 312-212-1259.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Wed 6/30, 10 PM, Mersilis, the Kid, DJ Los (with an MC battle). 773-278-6600.

Dance

ATMOSPHERIC AUDIO CHAIR, 8FATFAT8, LADY D, DAYHOTA, DJ HEATHER Benefit for Hit the Decks, with a photography exhibit by Mike Rosley and visuals by OVT and All Purpose Industries (21+). Thu 7/1, 5-10 PM, GAR Memorial Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LAZY FM with Josh Werner & Hiroki spin a live sound track to the film The Warriors. Tue 6/29, 7 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RALPHI ROSARIO, MICHAEL SERAFINI spin at Chicago SummerDance. Wed 6/30, 6:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Too Much Funk. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Fridays, 8 PM, DJ OuttaControl, DJ Too Much Funk. Thursdays, 6 PM, DJ OuttaControl; 9 PM, DJ Spin. Fridays, DJ Mike G. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth, DJ Too Much Funk. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Fridays through Thursdays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin (no cover). 773-227-6859.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 6 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays) Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, DJ Loki. Saturdays, DJ Finesse. 773-477-5238.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae and world music. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJ Anton, Vinyl Experiment, DJG. Saturdays, Michelle Musial, Lady D, Margaret Noble, Sista Stroke. Sundays, DJ Blake Smith. Wednesdays, DJs Alfredo & Eduardo spin tropicalia. Thursdays, DJ Siva spins house, Marco Morales spins hip-hop. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, Analog Addicts spin breaks, funk, soul, and hip-hop. Mondays, DJs spin hip-hop, disco, dub, house, and rock. 773-395-3002.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Greg Haus spins electro, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, DJ Larissa & DJ Chester alternate. Sundays, DJ Chester spins alternative and pop (no cover). Mondays, DJ Pervy spins alternative and retro-dance (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Luis M. spins underground and tribal house. Wednesdays, 6 PM, DJ Jane hosts "Women Obsession" (with an open mike the first Wednesday of every month). First Wednesday of every month, midnight, DJ Eric hosts "Diva Obsession." Thursdays, Heather Doble. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ 33-1/3 spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, DJ Stixx spins hip-hop and house. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Wednesdays, Joe Black spins rock. Thursdays, Dirty MF & DJ Kenwood spin hip-hop, house, reggae, and old school (no cover). 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Thursdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Sat 6/26, Steve "Silk" Hurley, George Jackson, Jon Huang, Andy Pedroza. Sundays, Tobias & Trancid spin electro and old school. Tuesdays, Gene Farris spins house. 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. Saturdays, DJ Diablo spins salsa, merengue, and pop. 312-266-1234.

BLU 2247 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, Joey Santagada. Saturdays, Pat Parsons & DJ Wizz Kid. 773-549-5884.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 9 PM. Mondays, 8 PM, Sample Ed1t with Stop., Chip-Chop, and RSB1000 (public may bring in tracks to add to the mix; no cover). Tue 6/29, 9 PM-2 AM, Frank Orrall. Thursdays, DJ Madrid. 773-244-0400.

BUTTERFIELD 8 713 N. Wells: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, David Fenmore spins vocal, tribal, and dark house. 312-327-0940.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Lee Farmer, Cisco, Tik-Tak, Shawn Mack, JC Soto. 312-475-9800.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, DJ Rockstar. 630-830-7200.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Fridays, 10:30 PM, Saturdays, 11 PM, and Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 PM, Chris Gin. Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs spin "one-hit wonders." Thursdays, 9 PM, DJs spin hip-hop. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Abell, DJ Bliss, Dino G. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O & DJ Izzi. Thursdays, DJ Agent X & Adibwoy. 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Fridays, DJs spin techno, progressive, house, and techno. Saturdays, Dino Latino & Tim Spinnin Schommer spin house, hip-hop, reggae, and old school in the main room; DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop in the Red Room. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Saturdays, DJs spin underground dance music. Sundays, 8 PM, Veronica Zaid hosts a Latin T-Dance; 11 PM, Alex Perez. Mondays, DJ Martin spins at "Drag Queen Bingo." Wednesdays, David Boyer spins country & western. Thursdays, Rock-O-Mix & Fast Freddy spin cumbia and Spanish pop. 773-325-2233.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin at 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Fantazma, DJ Elite (no cover). Saturdays, Prieto, Sombra, Eclipse & Alex Perez spin salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, rock en espanol, cumbia, and hip-hop. 773-489-0600.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Saturdays, Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. 773-477-1420.

COOBAH 3423 N. Southport: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, and Tuesdays, John Simmons (no cover). Saturdays, and Wednesdays, DJ Ish. Sundays, Jesse de la Pena. Thursdays, DJ Warp. 773-528-2220.

CRISTAL LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ OuttaControl. 847-952-8555.

CROBAR 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Marc Ryan, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Victor R. Saturdays, Marc Ryan, Teri Bristol, Nathan Scott. Sun 6/27, DJ DeMarko. Thursdays, Marc Ryan, Shaun T, Andrew Vonn. Sun 7/4, DJ Abel. 312-266-1900.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Adibwoy. Saturdays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop, retro, and dance. 773-528-7569.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mon 6/28, Signaldrift (live), DJ One-F, Reverend Bob Sinewave, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Tuesdays, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, and ethnic. First Thursday of every month, 7 PM-2 AM, Life During Wartime DJs CB & Mother Hubbard. 773-276-1411.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; Mike D spins on the main floor. Saturdays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; DJ Hurricane spins on the main floor. Wednesdays, DJ Structure & Mach 1. Thursdays, Mike D. 773-871-0205.

DOOR 21 151 W. Ohio: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin hip-hop, salsa, and reggae. 312-458-9079.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, Malik Shabazz & Beto Roxx spin hip-hop, house, and reggae. Wednesdays, Shon Dervis spins house, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B. Thursdays, Gabriel Segura, Beto Roxx, Rampage, Luis Segura. 773-235-5700.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Daminato & Matt King spin nu jazz, brokenbeat, and deep house. 773-549-5549.

ESTATE 1111 W. Lake: Thursdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ Phat Mike spins hip-hop, house, and R&B. 630-479-8264.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Bad Boys of Late Night perform "Comedy You Can Dance To," with Slim, Katfish, Spankie, Pat Mann. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays, Pat Mann. Tuesdays, DJ Slim Maybe. Thursdays, Ed Vantage spins in Club X; DJs spin salsa and merengue upstairs (with dance lessons at 9:30 PM). 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Pascal & Jeff Moyer. Saturdays, Jeff Moyer. Sundays, DJ Sergio spins new wave and Britpop. Mondays, DJ Mohawk Sam & Joe P. Tuesdays, DJ Fat Arnold & Joe P. music from the Fat Wreck and Epitaph labels. Wednesdays, DJ Andy. Thursdays, DJ Pascal spins industrial. 773-395-2700.

EZULI 1415 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Steve Bravo spins funk, house, and hip-hop. Saturdays, Shon Dervis. Mondays, DJ Plez. Wednesdays, Lil' John spins house and soul. 773-227-8200.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Hurricane spins downstairs. Saturdays, 9 PM, Scott Coyte spins downstairs. 847-593-2200.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Dirty MF spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, DJ SupaMan spins hip-hop, soul, reggae, and house. Wednesdays, Carnaval de Soul with Peven Everett, DJ Hugo H, 816. Thursdays, Vince Adams & Lil' Mikey spin hip-hop, house, reggae, R&B, and dancehall. 312-666-1695.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Eli spins rare grooves. Mondays, DJ Kosher. Wednesdays, DJ Form & DJ 8. 773-252-4090.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, 7 PM-1 AM, Curt Clay & friends spin house, jazz, funk, and bossa nova (no cover). 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 9 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Carla Prather, Dajae, Vick Lavender. 773-395-0066.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: DJs spin until 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Jesse de la Pena, Karlos G. Saturdays, Matt Warren. Wednesdays, Just Joey, Brian Borden. Thursdays, DJ Mood. 312-527-5600.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 6/25, 10:30 PM, Peven Everett with Seance Divine, Apollo Project, David Chavez, Cordell Johnson, Caswell James. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sun 7/4, 10 PM, Frankie Knuckles. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HYDRATE 3458 N. Halsted: Fridays, 5-10 PM, DJ Steve K. spins lounge, electro, and new jazz. Fri 6/25, 10 PM-4 AM, Chris Cox. Sat 6/26, 10 PM-5 AM, Ralphi Rosario. Sun 6/27, 1 PM, Frankie Knuckles, DJ Laura B., Greg Drescher, Chris Eterno. Tuesdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Jeremy (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, Chris Eterno (no cover). Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Greg Drescher. Fri 7/2, 10 PM-4 AM, Chad Jack. 773-975-9244.

IGGY'S 1840 W. North: Sundays, 3-10 PM, Brian Gardner, Lego, Jeff Craven (no cover). 773-227-4449.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Evan Coleman spins funk, hip-hop, and R&B. Saturdays, Andrew YKK. Wednesdays, DJ Syzygy spins hip-hop and soul. Thursdays, DJ Mass Transit. 773-394-2066.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Thu 7/1, 10 PM, Mixmaster Throwdown. 312-337-3486.

JOY BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Agent X. Saturdays, Steve Prior. 773-477-3330.

KATACOMB 1909 N. Lincoln: DJs spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Brent, DJ Jig, DJ Ryan. 312-337-4040.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/25, Tony Martin. Saturdays, DJ Striz spins hip-hop, trip-hop, and house. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Thursdays, Shon Dervis spins hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 7 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Structure. Saturdays, DJ Hitman. Sundays and Thursdays, Mach 1. 312-337-2583.

LENNOX LOUNGE 3032 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, DJ Ritejahs spins dancehall. 773-281-9900.

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

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Sun 6/27, 9:30 PM, N2. Mon 6/28, 9 PM, DJs spin house, jungle, and hip-hop. 773-525-2422.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Mach 1. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, Mach 1 & DJ Structure spin hip-hop and house (no cover). 773-348-5100.

THE LOFT 15 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Ed Vantage. 312-337-4349.

MAMBO GRILL 412 N. Clark: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Wak spins deep house, Motown, disco, and funk. 312-467-9797.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 7/2, 11 PM, Dieselboy, Dara, AK 1200, MC J Messinian, Ry-N, MF (18+). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sundays, 9 PM, Platestation DJ (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Music after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJ Shaun T. spins hip-hop, R&B, house, and funk. Thursdays, Eddie Mills & DJ World. 312-828-9000.

MODA 25 W. Hubbard: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Wednesdays, DJ Danny Boy, Victor R., Double Impact. Thursdays, Victor R. & Sativa. 312-670-2200.

MOONSHINE 1824 W. Division: Fridays, 8 PM-2 AM, Brian Gardner, Jevon Jackson, Brenda D. Wed 6/30, 9 PM, John Simmons with guests. Thursdays, 7 PM-2 AM, Duke Shin (no cover). 773-862-8686.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Frankie J. spins salsa & merengue. 312-427-2572.

MY BAR 3555 N. Ashland: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, DJ Architektur spins downbeat, trip-hop, nu jazz, and dub. 773-296-1770.

NARCISSE 710 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, Chris Houghton & Avex Axion spin progressive house. Saturdays, Eric Ross spins progressive house. Thursdays, Chris Walsh spins progressive house. 312-944-4100.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Razer X & Ryan Bedlam spin electroclash and industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Sundays and Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Mondays, DJ Eleven spins glam, thrash, heavy rock, and metal. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dave Roberts. 773-528-2622.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 1:30 AM, Shon Dervis. Sat 6/26, 1:30 AM, DJ Trew, DJ Verb, Panacea. Thursdays, midnight, DJ Form. 773-489-0011.

ONTOURAGE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Chris Tomasone & Nandy Maxx spin hip-hop and dance. Saturdays, Jernell Geronimo, Nandi Maxx, Mark Jandes spin hip-hop and house. Wednesdays, Luis Rivera & Dwight Burr spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. 312-573-1470.

LE PASSAGE 937 N. Rush: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Jernell Geronimo, Vic Trevino. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, Vic Trevino, Frankie Rodriguez. Wednesdays, 7 PM-4 AM, Nandi Maxx, Vic Trevino. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Frank Orrall, Jernell Geronimo, Vic Trevino. 312-255-0022.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays (until 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.

RANCHO LUNA 2554 W. Diversey: Sundays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ Elite, DJ Caliente (18+). Mondays, 6 PM-2 AM, DJ Caliente & Luis Rivera spin salsa. Tuesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Kwik, DJ Prieto & DJ Elite spin hip-hop. Wednesdays, 8 PM-2 AM, Ricky Perez & Walter "Caliente" spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Elite, DJ El Prieto & DJ Eddie V. spin reggaeton, merengue, bachata, hip-hop, and salsa (no cover). 773-772-9333.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJs Lil Mikey & Flipside. Sundays, Pharris Thomas & Tone B. Nimble. Wednesdays, Double Impact, Victor R. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, Ron Carroll & Craig Loftis. 312-491-9600.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy. 312-738-9971.

ROCK-A-TIKI 1942 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae and world rhythms. Saturdays, DJ Allen spins rock. Thursdays, Papa G spins reggae. 773-384-8454.

RODAN 1530 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Last Tuesday of every month, 10 PM, DJ Anon, DJ Swizzle, DJ Amputee. Last Wednesday of every month, 10 PM, DJ Madrid. 773-276-7036.

SAYAT NOVA 157 E. Ohio: Restaurant. Fri 6/25, 10 PM, DJ Ice & DJ Sunny Singh spin hip-hop, house, 80s music, and Hindi remixes (no cover). 773-381-7171.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Angelist, Nick K, Josh Werner, Freq1C spin jungle, techno, and drum 'n' bass (no cover). 773-549-4444.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Larry Heard, Mark Grant. Sat 6/26, Miss Honey Dijon, Dan X. Sundays, DJ Madd Crates spins underground hip-hop, breaks, reggae, and old-school jams. Tuesdays, DJ Chilliwinters spins EBM, industrial, noise, and synth pop. Wednesdays, DJ Pogo spins indie, Britpop, new wave, and alternative. Thu 7/1, 8 PM, Gray Area, Aphelous, Burton L, P-8, Ozmosis (no cover). Fri 7/2, Hidden Variable (live), Phantom 45, Matt Nee, Billy Dallesandro, Tobias, Trancid, Johnny Love. Sat 7/3, Darshan Jesrani, Brad Owen. 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Hide Sukenari, John Beltran. Saturdays and Thursdays, Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rikshaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Last Monday of every month, DJ Nice Station Zebra, DJ Yves St. LeRoc. Tuesdays, DJ Courtland hosts guest DJs for the "Supreme Court Hearings." Tue 6/29, midnight, !!! DJ set with Mario Andreoni, Tyler Pope & Justin Vandervolgen (see Critic's Choice; no cover). Wednesdays, Joe Bryl & 4BZ. Fri 7/2, Marcus Intalex. 312-226-7600.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/25, Saeed Younan, Johnny Chaos vs. Agent 47, John Grammatis, DJ Hiroki. Saturdays, John Curley, Chris Tomasone, Jernell Geronimo, Shaka 23, Jay Prasad. Sun 6/27, 6 PM, Lydia Prim; midnight, Trenyce. Thu 7/1, Marques Wyatt, DJ Mona, the Mad Thinker, DJ FLX. Fri 7/2, Dave Angel. Sun 7/4, Johnny Savage, Hex Hector. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Peter Mavrik & VJ Terp. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias (no cover). Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Terp. First Thursday of every month, Greg Haus spins electroclash. First Saturday of every month, DJ Stoney & DJ Peter Mavrik spin hip-hop. 773-327-7711.

SPOT6 3343 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, Julius Buckland, Trackmaster D, Mixin' Margot, Manchild. Saturdays, Burst, DJ Droopy, Nanotech, Pipeline, MF, Vijay, Renan, 40 Oz. 773-388-0185.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Mondays through Fridays and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Alvin Ease, Jay Funk & Disco Miyigi. Saturdays, Diz, Just Joey, HRME (no cover). Sundays, DJ Chilliwinters, Psycho Kitty. Mondays, Teri Bristol. Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn, Amera & Red Hair Matt spin metal. Wednesdays, DJ Finesse, Brian Campbell. Thursdays, Andre Harris & Just Joey with percussionist Leddie Garcia. 312-587-8779.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, David Chavez, Caswell James, Paul Harris (no cover). 773-252-9700.

STRICTLY BUSINESS 1355 S. Michigan: Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Phantom spins hip-hop and R&B. 312-212-1259.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-2:30 AM, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, disco, and hip-hop. Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, Caswell James. Tue 6/29, 6 PM, Lee Chestafeel, Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane, D Double spin at the 606 Entertainment open mike. Wednesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, David Chavez & Caswell James spin deep house. Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Tortured Soul. 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Sun 6/27, 9 PM, Hot Commodity with DJ Reverend Robert Sinewave, DJ Hater & DJ Yard. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, Refried Beats with DJs Mass Transit, J-Biz & Spinello. Sundays, DJ Rich Rock. Mondays, DJ Dan Ryan. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy & DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. 773-227-4906.

TINI MARTINI 2169 N. Milwaukee: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, Dee Jay Shuga, Heather Doble, Janel Roland, Kali. Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, Mark Grant, Andre Harris, Hector Lopez (no cover). 312-269-2900.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. 773-477-3400.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Frankie J, Marco Hernandez, Carlos Rodriguez, DJ Green Eyes, DJ Juan Predator spin salsa and merengue. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, DJ Goose, Jay Funk. Thu 7/1, DJ Icon, Jay Funk. 312-491-9729.

UPTOWN LOUNGE 1136 W. Lawrence: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM; no cover. Saturdays, Sean Patrick spins funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and acid jazz. Wednesdays, Trew & Verb spin funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and old school. Thursdays, DJ Spin. 773-878-1136.

VERMILION 10 W. Hubbard: Saturdays, 10 PM-2 AM, Sergio Pires spins Latin American and Indian dance music. 312-527-4060.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 6/25, Chris Gin. Sat 6/26, DJ Tiesto, Dmitry Lovebone, Gary Lacosta, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez. Fri 7/2, V5 DJs spin hip-hop, Latin, Spanish rock, and pop. Sat 7/3, Carl Cox, Justin Long. 312-266-2114.

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

WHITE STAR LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 225 W. Ontario: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJ Structure, John Borto & DJ Mach 1 spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop, and R&B. 312-337-8080.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Chris Walsh & Jeremy Coutre spin house. Saturdays, DJ Phatman. Mondays, DNS & Monna spin jazz and house. Tuesdays, DJ Kenny spins house. Wednesdays, DJ Vego & DJ Reggie spin progressive house and trance. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/25, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Paul Johnson, Darryl Pandy, George Jackson, Sativa, Jay Funk, Jon Huang, Captain Crack, Matt Baltazar, Theo G, DJ Kamakazi, JR. Saturdays, Psycho Bitch, Andre Harris, DJ PNS, Boy Wonder, Chris Mix. Mondays, Derrick Carter, Diz, Hiroki. Wednesdays, Julius the Mad Thinker, DJ FLX, DJ Monna. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, D Double J, Triple X, Brett Lee, DJ Night, DJ Angel, Hollywood Bob. Saturdays, Billy the Kid, DJ Markski, Brett Lee, Hollywood Bob, DJ Angel, D Double J. Sat 7/3, DJ Limit. 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

MURIEL ANDERSON'S ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT with Ben Lacey & Thom Bresh. Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Wilson Hall, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See page 41.

TIM MCGRAW & THE DANCEHALL DOCTORS, BIG & RICH, WARREN BROTHERS Sat 7/3, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

PICKERS OF DESTRUCTION perform string-band music for square and contra dancing, with caller Bill Sudkamp. Mon 6/28, 8 PM, Bethany United Church of Christ, 4250 N. Paulina. 773-777-7822 or 847-329-9173.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session with Kieran O'Hare & John Daley (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAD DOG TAVERN 4535 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Tue 6/29, Eric Lugosch. 773-334-4040.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Twang Night hosted by Chuck Pinney (6/24 with an acoustic open mike). 773-395-3002.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Larry O. Dean, Mark Balletto, Gwendolyn Greer, Jamie Holesha perform at "Folk You!" 773-281-4444.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sun 6/27, Half Day Bluegrass Band. 847-424-9800.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1144 Lake, Oak Park: Saturdays, 9 AM, song circle. 708-386-6927.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, DJ Chris B spins country (with dance lessons with Julie, Don & Larry on Fridays). Sundays, 6-11 PM, Big John. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Fri 7/2, Urban Djin, Red Dust. 773-384-2547.

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

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Sun 6/27, John Hasbrouck. 773-489-4757.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: No cover. Sundays, 4-7 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. Sun 7/4, 2 PM, Academy of Irish Music. 773-473-5263.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/30, Jon Langford spins country & western. 773-472-2771.

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

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sundays, 3:30 PM, and Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers (see Spot Check). 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fri 6/25, Another Pint. Sat 6/26, Velvet Green. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Buddy Miller Band, Bill Mallonee. Thu 7/1 and Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Mighty Fine String Band. 773-465-8005.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Thursdays, 7-10 PM, Dan Whitaker's Country Band. 773-772-9970.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Well Hungarians. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, John Eddie. 312-337-3486.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 6/28, 9:30 PM, Jim DeWan (no cover). Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Hillbilly Winos (no cover). Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Bohola, Andrew Calhoun, John Williams (benefit for the MoveOn.org Voter Fund). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session hosted by Theresa Shine & John Shine. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Mondays, 8 PM, Dime Store String Band (18+; no cover). Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Wiyos, Back Porch Ramblers (no cover). 847-869-0450.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Stolie, Kat Parsons, Joe Rathbone. 773-525-2508.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Thu 7/1, 10 PM, Golden Horse Ranch Square Dance Band. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Fri 7/2, 8:15 PM, Dan Ennis. Sat 7/3, 2 PM, song circle. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Jeremy Kittel. Tue 6/29, 9 PM, Bill Mallonee. Wed 6/30, 8 PM, Abi Tapia; 9 PM, Ginn Sisters. Fri 7/2, 7 PM, Doug Burr. 773-929-3680.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

LYNNE JORDAN & THE SHIVERS Free concert. Tue 6/29, 7 PM, City Park, 275 Parkway, Lincolnshire. 847-444-9600.

RHYTHM ROCKETS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Fri 7/2, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

MARTY SAMMON BAND Free concert. Fri 6/25, 6:30 PM, Paschen Park, 1932 W. Lunt. 312-742-7865.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

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.

BAD DOG TAVERN 4535 N. Lincoln: No cover. Sat 6/26, noon, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-334-4040.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 6/25, Joan Baby. Sat 6/26, Ron Prince & Hard Time. Mon 6/28, Nigel Mack (acoustic show; no cover). Tue 6/29, Molasses hosts the blues jam. Thu 7/1, Mr. G & the Mystery Band. Fri 7/2, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. Sat 7/3, Gloria Thompson Rogers. 847-424-9800.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Fri 6/25, Fri 7/2, and Sat 7/3, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Mondays and Sat 6/26, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Wed 6/30, Matthew Skoller Band with Lurrie Bell & Peaches. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, Sat 6/26, and Tue 6/29, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Nellie Travis. Sundays and Thursdays, Shirley Johnson Band. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, John Primer Band with Shirley Johnson. 312-661-0100.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/25, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 6/26, Eddy Clearwater. Sun 6/27, Chico Banks. Mon 6/28, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 6/29, Linsey Alexander. Wed 6/30, Mike Wheeler. Thu 7/1, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Fri 7/2, Nellie Travis & Her Men in Black. 773-528-1012.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Thursdays, 8 PM, and Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Big D & His Band. Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Johnny B. Moore & guests. Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Garland Green, Willie Kent, ZZ Hill Jr., Foxy Lady, Larry Taylor, Harmonica Khan. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; free acoustic shows at 5:30 PM Fridays and 6 PM Saturdays. Fri 6/25, 5:30 PM, Giles Corey; 9:30 PM, Byther Smith, Dave Specter. Sat 6/26, 6 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9:30 PM, Duke Robillard, Doug McDonald. Sun 6/27, Quintus McCormick. Mon 6/28, Brother John hosts the jam. Tue 6/29, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Wed 6/30, Phil Guy & friends. Thu 7/1, John Primer. Fri 7/2, 5:30 PM, John Primer; 9 PM, Roy Gaines, J.W. Williams. Sat 7/3, 6 PM, Jimmy Burns; 9:30 PM, Charlie Musselwhite, Preacher Boy. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Sat 6/26, Snatch Inc. 773-384-2547.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Hadden Sayers. Sat 6/26, Nick Curran & the Nitelifes. Fri 7/2, Michael Burks. Sat 7/3, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 630-513-0074.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 5 PM, "Stop by the Church: A Gospel Cabaret" with KT McCammond, Daryl Nitz, Jimmy Odom, Carla Parker. 773-278-1830.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 8 PM. Fridays, Motor City Josh. 630-325-0780.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Butler Twins. Tuesdays, open mike with Eric Lauren. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by the Innocents. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. Sat 7/3, Madman Trio. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/1 and Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 6/26, 9 PM, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30). 630-416-4898.

GENESIS NIGHTCLUB 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Music at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sundays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thursdays, Snatch Inc. 708-647-0509.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 6/25, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 6/26, James Wheeler Band. Tue 6/29, Motor City Josh. Thu 7/1, Mike Wheeler hosts the blues jam. Sat 7/3, Toronzo Cannon & the Cannonball Express. 708-484-3610.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues Band, Roy Hytower (18+). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sat 6/26, No Mercy Band. Sun 6/27, Mississippi Heat. Mon 6/28, Joanna Connor. Tue 6/29, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Wed 6/30, Pete Special. 312-923-2000.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Sundays, 7-11 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. First Thursday of every month, 7-11:30 PM, Snatch Inc. 708-647-6519.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, John Primer & the Real Deal Band, Linsey Alexander Band. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sam Goode. Tuesdays, Les Getrex, Joanna Connor, Quintus McCormick. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Jimmy Burns. Thursdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, Linsey Alexander Band. 773-477-4646.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Mondays, Chainsaw Dupont. Thursdays, Shorty Mack. 773-493-3477.

LINDA'S LOUNGE 1044 W. 51st: Mondays, 9:30 PM, L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band. 708-612-4657.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/30, Neil Rose Band. Fri 7/2, Smooth as Silk. 630-688-8866.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/26, Big Sweaty Men. Sat 7/3, Chainsaw Dupont. 773-252-1155.

ORAZIO 333 N. Center, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 6/26, Billy Flynn Band. 630-357-4350.

PEEK INN 2825 W. Irving Park: Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Madman Blues Band. 773-267-5197.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Fri 6/25, 6 PM, Smilin' Bobbie & His Blues Machine. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 6/26, D.S.O. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 6/25, the Chris, Dave & Mack Show. Sat 6/26, Howard Scott & the World Band. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Quintus McCormick. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Sat 6/26, Geneva Red & the Roadsters. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Voodoo Jones. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Pete Special. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Fri 6/25, 9:30 PM, Sharrie Williams & the Wiseguys (see Critic's Choice). Sat 6/26, 10 PM, Byther Smith & the Nightriders. Tue 6/29, 9:30 PM, Willie Davis & the All-Star Band with Brian Lupo. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, and Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Fri 7/2, 9:30 PM, Sharon Lewis. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sat 6/26, Grana Louise. Thu 7/1, Larry Taylor Band. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Sat 7/3, Joanna Connor. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 6/26, Chicago Bound Blues Band. Mondays, Continental. Wed 6/30, Smilin' Bob & the Down Home Blues Band. 773-772-6656.

Jazz

Concerts

DEE ALEXANDER Fri 6/25, 7 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 225.

PATTI AUSTIN performs with the Elmhurst College Jazz Band; free concert. Sun 6/27, 6 PM, Elmhurst College Mall, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-3033.

DAVID BOYKIN performs improvised duets in "Elemental Vibrations," with dancers Asimina Chremos, Chris Courtney, Keith Givens, Raven Hinojosa, and Jimmy Payne Jr. Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, 7:30 PM, Insight Arts, 1545 W. Morse. 773-973-1521.

OSCAR BROWN JR. & MAGGIE BROWN, ZVONIMIR TOT QUARTET with the College of DuPage Student Jazz All-Stars perform in the courtyard. Sun 6/27, 5 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

KEN CHANEY XPERIENCE WITH COREY WILKES Thu 7/1, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

JOYCE COOLING GROUP Thu 7/1, 6:30 PM, Park Grill, Millennium Park, 11 N. Michigan. 312-521-7275.

JENI FLEMING ACOUSTIC TRIO Sun 6/27, 3 PM, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 205 N. Prospect, Park Ridge. 847-825-6659.

ANDREAS KAPSALIS TRIO Free concert. Fri 7/2, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

YOKO NOGE TRIO Free concert. Tue 6/29, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM). Sun 6/27, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

SPIDER SALOFF QUARTET Free concert. Tue 6/29, 6:30 PM, Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside. 312-742-7511.

JOHN SCOFIELD "REAL JAZZ" TRIO, BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO See Critic's Choice. Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

STREETDANCER Free concert. Tue 6/29, 12:15 PM, Millennium Park, Monroe & Michigan. 312-742-1169.

SUENOS Free concert. Fri 7/2, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/25, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet with Kim Cusack. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Saturdays, 6 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sundays, 7 PM, John Watson Quartet. Mondays and Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope. Mondays, 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, "No Am/Pro Jam" with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany, Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, 5 PM, Art Hoyle Quintet/Ron Friedman Quintet; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Dan Saura & Aaron Krueger; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson with Peter Roothaan, Chris Foreman, Greg Rockingham. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. 312-642-6805.

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

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, Systems 7. Sun 6/27 through Sat 7/3, Detour. 312-751-2433.

BAD DOG TAVERN 4535 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/30, Long Count Quintet. 773-334-4040.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Wed 6/30, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants host a jam session. 847-424-9800.

BURGUNDY INN 2706 N. Ashland: Sundays, 5-9 PM, Albert G./Paul Basa. 773-327-0303.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM; all-ages. Sat 6/26, Blue Dahlia. 773-463-0158.

CARLUCCI'S 250 Marriott, Lincolnshire: Fri 6/25 and Fri 7/2, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-478-0990.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Sat 6/26, Barry Winograd Duo. Fri 7/2, Grasslands Light. Sat 7/3, Alison Ruble Duo. 630-584-2100.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/2, Ken Shiokawa Trio. 773-489-4757.

CHICAGO BEACH CAFE Theater on the Lake, Fullerton & Lake Shore Dr.: Sun 6/27, 1 PM, Tony Morrison Quartet. 773-404-3600.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 6:30 PM Tuesdays and Wednesdays; no cover. Fri 6/25 and Fri 7/2, Greg Vasquez Trio. Sat 6/26, Dave Simone Trio. Tue 6/29, Dave Allen. Wed 6/30, Dan Myers. Thu 7/1, Bob Davis Trio. Sat 7/3, Ed Coward Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 6/29, 9:30 PM, Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio with Steve Dorocke. Wed 6/30, 9:30 PM, Loose Assembly. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music on the deck at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 6/25, Andy Meacham Trio. Sat 6/26, Montage. Fri 7/2, Jazz Vertigo. Sat 7/3, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. 630-377-9222.

FAMILY DEN 8948 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Crosswind hosts a jam session. 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 7/1 and Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Sundays, 9 PM, Zzaje. 312-666-1695.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 6/25, Demos Petropoulos. Sat 6/26, Birdwatch. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ken Shiokawa. 773-262-5767.

GENESIS NIGHTCLUB 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Music at 7:30 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Bob Guthrie Quartet with Tammie McCann. 708-647-0509.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Jose Valdes Trio (no cover); 9:30 PM, DJs spin mambo and salsa. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Thursdays, 9 PM, Jimijon Jazz Experience (no cover). 312-664-5496.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fridays, 5-8 PM, Ben Rudolph (no cover). Fri 6/25, 9 PM, and Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Paul Wertico Trio. Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Sat 6/26, 12:30 PM, Bloom School of Jazz (no cover). Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 6/27, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mon 6/28, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Laurence Hobgood Quintet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, and Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Frank Catalano Quartet. 773-878-5552.

HAPPY VILLAGE 1059 N. Wolcott: Bar with beer garden. Mondays, 9 PM, Louis Stockwell Organ Quartet (no cover). 773-486-1512.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mon 6/28, 9:30 PM, Second Class Citizens. Thursdays, 9:45 PM, Kelly Hogan & the Wooden Leg. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mon 6/28, 8:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, David Murray & the Gwo-Kwa Masters. 312-362-9707.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sun 6/27, Jim Baker, David Boykin & Steve Hunt. 773-935-2118.

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. Fri 6/25 through Sun 6/27, Benny Green & Russell Malone. Tue 6/29 through Sun 7/4, Claudia Acuna Quartet, Two for Brazil. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music after 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Mondays through Thursdays, and 4 PM Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Sundays, Alejo Poveda Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, John Kattke Trio. Thursdays, Tim Tobias. 312-595-5299.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon (no cover). Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Typhanie Monique & Neal Alger. Sat 6/26, 9:30 PM, Beaky Johnston with the John Roothaan Trio. Sun 6/27, 8:30 PM, Uptown String Trio. Mon 6/28, 9 PM, Joanie Pallatto & Sparrow, the Instigatah. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Douce Ambiance. 773-728-2663.

LUCIANO'S ON RUSH 871 N. Rush: Restaurant and piano bar. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Elaine Dame with the Mike Cunningham Quartet (no cover). 312-266-1414.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Wed 6/30, 10 PM, Kick the Cat, Renegades. 773-871-3757.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fri 6/25, 9 PM, and Sat 6/26, 9:30 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Paul Abella's Extra Large Duo. Wed 6/30, 7 PM, Matt Erion Trio (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Roberta Miles. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Sun 6/27, 7:30 PM, Expansion Project. 773-764-8900.

96TH FLOOR LOUNGE 96th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 7:30 PM. Sun 6/27, Professor John Duo. Mon 6/28, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. Tue 6/29, Larry Luchowski. Wed 6/30, Dennis Luxion. 312-787-9596.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Wed 6/30, 8:30 PM, Intrin-X-Co performs Afro-Latin jazz as part of the "AfroFolk Live" series (no cover). 773-728-6000.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko Duo. 630-782-9091.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/25, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Sat 6/26, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 6/25, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Sat 6/26, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Tuesdays, Elaine Dame Duo. Wed 6/30, Birdwatch. 847-243-3700.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, Don Tisch Quintet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/26, Robert Fetzer. Tuesdays, Mark Madsen (no cover). Wed 6/30, Da Duo Di Flippo De Santo (no cover). 847-266-1313.

RAMADA INN 4900 S. Lake Shore Dr.: Fridays, 7 and 8:30 PM, Jazz Masters with Gina Gibson. 773-288-5800.

RAW BAR 3720 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 773-348-7291.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Tue 6/29, 9 PM, BS Brass Band. 773-274-3239.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 5-8 PM, Vince Willis. Thursdays, 5-8 PM, Phil Gratteau. 773-645-5200.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Thu 7/1, 9 PM, Ken Chaney Xperience with Dick Payne (benefit for the Love Foundation). 312-492-6100.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Sat 6/26, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-491-1122.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sun 6/27, Elaine Dame Trio. 312-527-2722.

SIGNATURE ROOM 95th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 6:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Bill Peterson & Rich Fudoli. Sat 6/26, Bob Dogan & Dan DeLorenzo. Sun 6/27, 11 AM-2 PM, Paulinho Garcia. 312-787-9596.

SIGNATURE ROOM GRILLE 6401 Purchase, Woodridge: Music at 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays, and 5:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Sat 6/26, Steve Sandner Trio. 630-598-9777.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 6/25, Family Style. Tue 6/29, Deep Chicago Rhythm Owls. 773-772-6656.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Trio. Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Duo. 312-527-3510.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, Lynn Hilton Trio; 1:30 AM, jazz jam session hosted by Steve Sandner. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Luiz Ewerling & A Cor do Brasil; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Chicago Creative Arts Ensemble with William Perry, Billy Brimfield, Vincent Davis, Alejandro, and Junius Paul. Sat 6/26, Tatsu Aoki's Miyumi Project. Sundays, 6:30 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett & percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 7/1, Ernest Dawkins New Horizons Ensemble with Maurice Brown. Fri 7/2, Ryan Meisel. Sat 7/3, Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble. 312-791-9050.

Experimental

Concerts

JENNIFER KARMIN performs the text-sound piece "aaaaaaaaaaalice," with Kathleen Duffy & Kelly Jackson; free admission. Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

LAST CHANCE FOR THE LONELIEST KITTEN Mon 6/28, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

Experimental

Clubs

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Tue 6/29, 8:30 PM, Fleck/Velat, Jake Elliott. 773-772-9970.

International

Concerts

TATSU AOKI Free taiko concert with Melody Takata. Fri 6/25, 12:15 PM, Millennium Park, Monroe & Michigan. 312-742-1169.

HELLENIC FIVE performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Thu 7/1, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

ORQUESTA LATIRA Free concert. Fri 6/25, 7 PM, Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf. 312-427-1676.

TIEMPO LIBRE performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Sat 6/26, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

JOSE VALDES & THE MAMBO ALL-STARS Free concert. Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4626 N. Manor. 312-742-7529.

International

Clubs

APARTMENT LOUNGE 504 E. 75th: Sundays, midnight-4 AM, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae. 773-483-7728.

BLACK FOREST 8840 N. Waukegan, Morton Grove: Wed 6/30 and Thu 7/1, 6 PM, and Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, 7 PM, Perlbach Duo, Thomas (no cover). 847-965-3113.

CABO BAR & GRILL 3407 N. Paulina: Thu 7/1, 8 PM, Conjunto. 773-871-1200.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Wednesdays, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae and dancehall. 312-666-8106.

CLUB TROPICANA 620 S. Halsted: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae and R&B. 312-287-4773.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 6/25, Indika. Sat 6/26, Hydro. Sun 6/27 and Wed 6/30, Dub Dis. 773-348-3998.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/1 and Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 6/26, 10:30 PM, Carpacho y Su Super Combo. Sun 6/27, 8 PM, Las Guitarras de Espana. Thu 7/1, 9 PM, DJ Mozkito. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, David Murray & the Gwo-Kwa Masters. Sat 7/3, 10:30 PM, Chicago Samba. 312-362-9707.

JACARANDA 3608 W. 26th: Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Conjunto. 773-521-0095.

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

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Fri 6/25, 10 PM, Wan Afrika with Kwame. Tue 6/29, 10 PM, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae. 773-764-8900.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sat 6/26 and Sun 7/4, 10 PM, Chicago Samba (with dance lessons). 773-489-0011.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/25, Soul Fyah. Sat 6/26, Dub Dis, Gizzae. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, DJs spin dancehall. 773-327-4273.

ZZA ZZO 551 N. Ogden: Fridays, 9 PM, Chicago Samba (with dance lessons). 312-733-9000.

Classical

TINA BEVERLY soprano, in a free concert. Mon 6/28, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

BOSTON BAROQUE performs Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610. Thu 7/1, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wed 6/30, 6:30-8:30 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce. 773-342-6000.

CHANCEL CHOIR & HANDBELL ENSEMBLE FROM FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF PLYMOUTH, MICHIGAN in a free concert. Sun 6/27, 3 PM, Christ Lutheran Church, 3101 N. Parkside. 773-237-3148.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Jeffrey Kahane, conductor & piano, in all-Beethoven programs. Sun 6/27, 7 PM, Peter Oundjian, conductor, with violinist Itzhak Perlman (Rossini, Bruch, Sibelius). Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor, with pianist Emanuel Ax (Ives, Mozart, Schumann). Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Marin Alsop, conductor, with soprano Maria Kanyova & baritones Robert Orth & Chen-Ye Yuan (Adams, Brahms). Sun 7/4, 5 PM, David Alan Miller, conductor, with pianist Kevin Cole & narrators from the Steppenwolf Ensemble (Bernstein, Gershwin, Copland). 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in public rehearsal. Free admission. Tue 6/29, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 6/25, 12:10 PM, organist Douglas Leightenheimer. 312-787-4570.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph: Fri 6/25, 6:30 PM, and Sun 6/27, 3 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Pascal Roge (Saint-Saens, Faure, Ravel, Dukas). Sat 6/26, 7:30 PM, Christopher Bell, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Nancy Maultsby (Corigliano, Brahms, Barber, Prokofiev). Tue 6/29 and Wed 6/30, 6:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with organist David Schrader (Bruckner, Brahms, Distler). Thu 7/1 and Fri 7/2, 6:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with violinist Jennifer Koh (Kolb, Szymanowski, Kernis, Hersch). Sat 7/3, 7:30 PM, Christopher Bell, conductor (Copland & others). 312-742-4763.

LAURA HAMM flute, with violinist Elliott Golub, violist Marlou Johnston, pianist Lyudmila Lakislova & soprano Alyssa Bennett in a free concert (Beethoven, Gershwin, Ravel, Ellington, Piazzolla). Fri 6/25, 7 PM, Soka Gakkai International, 1455 S. Wabash. 312-913-1211.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State: Sun 6/27, 4 PM, Thomas Fielding. 312-664-6963.

STUDENTS OF HYDE PARK SUZUKI INSTITUTE perform music of Bach, Vivaldi & others. Sat 6/26, 11:30 AM, United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd. 773-643-1388.

JUILLIARD STRING QUARTET (Haydn, Bartok, Beethoven). See Critic's Choice. Mon 6/28, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

MICHELLE KIM piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Beach, Gottschalk, Gershwin, Liebermann). Wed 6/30, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY CONCERT BAND Ryan T. Nelson conducts an outdoor concert of patriotic music. Sun 7/4, 7:45 PM, Deer Path Middle School, 95 W. Deerpath, Lake Forest. 847-295-2135.

MASTERSINGERS USA Bruce G. McInnes conducts a free concert. Sat 6/26, 5 PM, Church of Our Saviour, 530 W. Fullerton. 708-386-5524.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE FACULTY in a free concert. Thu 7/1, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER BAND Ryan Nelson, conductor (Stamp, Whitacre & others). Wed 6/30, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Thu 7/1, 6:30 PM, Mayfair Park, 4550 W. Sunnyside. 312-742-7529.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in open rehearsal. Mon 6/28, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

RAVINIA STEANS INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Fri 6/25 and Sat 6/26, 5:45 PM, Sun 6/27, 4:45 PM, Thu 7/1 through Sat 7/3, 5:45 PM, and Sun 7/4, 2:45 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

BRANT TAYLOR & KUANG-HUO HUANG cello & piano, in a free concert (Bach, Bartok, Ravel, Granados, Popper). Tue 6/29, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

AKIRA WAKABAYASHI piano, in a benefit for Hinsdale Center for the Arts (Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Chopin, Busoni). Sat 6/26, 7:30 PM, private residence, Hinsdale. Call for location. 630-887-0203.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari, conductor, with soprano Rachel Allen & trumpeter Mark Baldwin (Wagner, Rossini, Saint-Saens, Lehar, Herbert, Sousa & others). Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Glenbard South High School, Butterfield & Park, Glen Ellyn. 630-790-1430.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari, conductor, with tenor Warren Moulton, bass Peter Van De Graaff, the Wheaton Symphony Chorus & the Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus (Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky). Tue 6/29, 8 PM, Glenbard South High School, Butterfield & Park, Glen Ellyn. 630-790-1430.

In-Store Appearances

THERESA ANDERSSON Tue 6/29, noon, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

BREAKING LACES Sat 7/3, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

JULIO CUOMO Fri 6/25, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

MIKE FELTEN Sun 7/4, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

JIM GILL Children's concert. Sat 7/3, 11 AM, Anderson's Bookshop, 123 Jefferson, Naperville. 630-355-2665. Sat 7/3, 1 PM, Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main, Downers Grove. 630-963-2665.

TOM HENRY Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

MIDDLE 8 Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

M.O.T.O. Sun 7/4, 3 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

PAL with readings by Joe Meno, Billy Roberts, Keith Helt, Seth Emily, and Nathan Cowing. Fri 6/25, 8 PM, Quimby's, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

PEDRO THE LION See Spot Check. Tue 6/29, 6 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

CHRIS "WHITE BOY" RILEY Fri 6/25, 6 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

AMANDA SENA Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

SEVEN DAY RUN Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

THEE SHAMS See Spot Check. Fri 6/25, 5 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

Open Mikes & Jams

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike with Home Cookin' (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, open turntables. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan & Don Maloney. 847-381-8585.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Sun 6/27, Paul Allodi hosts an open mike. 847-550-1127.

CAFE MESTIZO 2123 S. Ashland: Sundays, 6-9 PM, avant-garde jazz jam session hosted by Nicole Mitchell, David Boykin, Karl E.H. Seigfried & Mike Reed. 312-942-0095.

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

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Wed 6/30, open mike. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by the Yo Yo Contingency. 773-245-0399.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, acoustic open mike. 773-528-7569.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Mondays, 9 PM, open jam (no cover), open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). 847-358-9150.

DUSABLE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY 740 E. 56th Pl.: Sat 6/26, 3 PM, jazz jam session led by Jabari Liu, with Corey Wilkes. 773-947-0600, ext. 225.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Rock Club open mike and band showcase. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, John Paris Quartet hosts a jazz jam session (no cover). 773-549-5549.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by David Bruce. 847-593-2200.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

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

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Nancy Antevski. 773-525-7313.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Wed 6/30, 9 PM, Martin Gollogly hosts an open mike (no cover). 773-929-0944.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Jeremy Raskin; performers receive a free drink. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Erin Jordan. 773-235-9795.

JOY BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Wednesdays, acoustic open mike. 773-477-3330.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sun 6/27 and Sun 7/4, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Ryan Shepherd. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Grey Parker. 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Mondays, 10 PM, Danfunk Railroad & Tony Mojica host an open jam with guest DJs (no cover). 773-489-0011.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. 773-486-9862.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Pat Hall hosts a pro jam. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-274-3239.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Mondays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike hosted by Strike III & Undecided1, with DJs Artek, Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane & D-Double. Thursdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike for poetry and spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart, with live music. 773-278-6600.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Greg Sorrell, Tim Ilg & Paul Stauffer. 773-929-3680.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, acoustic open jam hosted by Anto & Tony (21+). 773-281-8188.

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

Fairs & Festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE features music on two stages in Washington Park, 55th and King Dr. Fri 7/2, Main Stage: 10 AM-10 PM, Andrew Tosh, G.T. Taylor, Carl Brown & the Solid Gold International Band, Hydro Reggae Band with Doogie, Kwame & Wan Afrika, Teddy Brown, Roots Rock Society, Runawayz, Nelson Gill, K-Rek & others. Stage Two: 10 AM-10 PM, Jackie Williams, Laura Brawner, Teen Patrol, Hope House Voices of Lawndale, Public Property, Nguzo, Ladi Lyke, LaShawn Joseph Hollingsworth, Sons of Jacob. Sat 7/3, Main Stage: 10 AM-10 PM, Half Pint, Richie Stephens, Richie Luis, Hai Rezolution with Sherry Scott, Kwiet Storm, Planeta de Crystal, Dub Dis with Devon Brown, Pinga Band with Fenix Etienne, Vistisio & others. Stage Two: 10 AM-10 PM, Dana Divine, KCR Ensemble, Jacqueline, Rappin' Tate, Sons of Jacob, Amintha Williams, Nguzo, Raw Binezz, Teen Patrol, LaShawn Joseph Hollingsworth, Nova Cane. Sun 7/4, Main Stage: 10 AM-10 PM, Slave, Bunji Garlin, Calypso Rose, Gizzae, Spiritual, Indika with Ras Kelly, Magic Rocker, Belizean Vibes, Henry Buckley Jr., Julia Huff. Stage Two: 10 AM-10 PM, Professor Kofi Abraham, Sherry Scott with Hai Rezolution, Dana Divine, Nova Cane, Spit Sin. 312-427-0266.

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 7/1, 5 PM, Poncho Chavis & the Magic Sounds; 5:45 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel; 7 PM, Chevere; 9 PM, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; 9:30 PM, Jimmy Lafave; 10:45 PM, Michael McDermott; 11:30 PM, Robbie Fulks. Fri 7/2, 5 PM, Paul Burch; 5:45 PM, Steepwater Band; 6:15 PM, Last Train Home; 7:30 PM, Nicholas Tremulis; 8 PM, Santiago Jimenez; 9:15 PM, Bob Margolin, Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Mookie Brill, Willie Smith; 10 PM, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca. Sat 7/3, 2 PM, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience; 2:45 PM, Stone City Stragglers; 3:15 PM, Savoy Family Band; 4:15 PM, Cornmeal; 5 PM, Chicago Salty Dogs; 6 PM, Dollar Store, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience; 7:30 PM, Jon Dee Graham, Chicago Salty Dogs; 9:30 PM, Reckless Kelly; 10 PM, Dave Alvin & the Guilty Men; 11:30 PM, Drive-By Truckers. Sun 7/4, 2 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra; 2:15 PM, Jackie Greene; 3:15 PM, Ann Rabson; 4:15 PM, Lurrie Bell & Dave Specter; 4:45 PM, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas; 5:45 PM, She Demons of Rockabilly; 6:45 PM, Tito Jackson; 7:45 PM, Eric Ambel & the Roscoe Trio; 8:15 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, Pat McLaughlin; 10:30 PM, Waco Brothers. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See page 41.

DOWNERS GROVE HERITAGE FESTIVAL features music on several stages in downtown Downers Grove. Fri 6/25, East Stage, Curtiss & Washington: 11:30 AM, Andy Martelo; 12:30 PM, Dave Rudolph; 1:30 PM, Andy Martelo; 2:30 PM, Dave Rudolph; 5 PM, Cyoty Country; 6 PM, Jonathan Devin & New Country; 8 PM, Banda Rika. Contemporary/Lot o' Fun Stage, Main & Grove: 1 PM, Lady Bugs; 3 PM, Lady Bugs; 9:30 PM, Sketchmiddle. Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland: 7 PM, West End Jazz Band. South Stage, Main & Maple: 2:30 PM, Solar Rhythm Band; 4:30 PM, Dennis Stroughmatt & the Creole Stomp; 7 PM, Xtension Chords; 9 PM, Cryan' Shames. Beer Garden Stage, Forest & Burlington: 3:30 PM, Dawn Patrol; 6 PM, No Refunds; 8:30 PM, Hi Infidelity. Sat 6/26, East Stage, Curtiss & Washington: 11 AM, Frank Birdsall; 4:30 PM, Cyoty Country; 5:30 PM, 101 Ranch Band; 9 PM, Fabulous Kings. Contemporary/Lot o' Fun Stage, Main & Grove: 10:30 AM and noon, Ken Shultz; 3:30 and 5 PM, Mad Science; 7 PM, Square Thrus. Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland: 7 PM, Chenille Sisters. South Stage, Main & Maple: 1 PM, Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band; 3:30 PM, Not Them; 6 PM, Christian Dooley & the Chicago Blue Revue; 9 PM, Mojo & the Bayou Gypsies. Beer Garden Stage, Forest & Burlington: 11:30 AM, Happy Hearts Polka Band; 2 PM, Instant Karma; 5 PM, Fairlanes; 7 PM, Circus Boy; 8:30 PM, Jamestown Massacre. Fishel Park Stage, Grove & Main: 10 AM, Bob Patnaude; 10:20 AM, Amy Lowe & Dave Katzman; 10:40 AM, Jones Family; 11 AM, Muriel Anderson with Thom Bresh; 11:20 AM, Michael McNevin; 11:40 AM, Cooper, Nelson & Early; noon, Dennis Warner; 12:20 PM, Swing Blvd.; 12:40 PM, Greg Klyma; 1 PM, Amy Lowe & Dave Katzman; 1:20 PM, Bob Patnaude; 1:40 PM, Muriel Anderson with Thom Bresh; 2 PM, Calico; 2:20 PM, Michael McNevin; 2:40 PM, Jones Family; 3 PM, Swing Blvd.; 3:20 PM, Dennis Warner; Dennis Warner; 3:40 PM, Cooper, Nelson & Early; 4 PM, Greg Klyma; 4:20 PM, Calico; 6:30 PM, Chris Carter; 9 PM, Ides of March. Sun 6/27, East Stage, Curtiss & Washington: noon, Samahang Kapatid; 2 PM, Tom Chapin; 3:30 PM, Best Days Behind; 5 PM, Empyrean; 6:30 PM, Saraphine; 8:30 PM, Rico. Contemporary/Lot o' Fun Stage, Main & Grove: 12:30 PM, Paul & Kitty. South Stage, Main & Maple: 2:30 PM, Roots Rock Society; 5 PM, Orquesta Ranura; 8:30 PM, Rare Earth. Beer Garden Stage, Forest & Burlington: noon, Donnybrook; 3 PM, JPG; 5:30 PM, Bopology; 8:30 PM, Second Opinion. Fishel Park Stage, Grove & Main: 12:30 PM, DuPage Symphony Orchestra; 1:30 PM, Choral Aires; 2:15 PM, Downers Grove Choral Society; 3:15 PM, Downers Grove Suzuki Strings; 7 PM, Rip Chords; 8:30 PM, Tom & Steve Chapin Band. 630-434-5555.

GREEK FOOD FEST 2004 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Chicago, 1017 N. LaSalle: Fri 6/25 through Sun 6/27, 4-11 PM, John Linardakis Band. 312-664-5485.

LAKEVIEW ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL Lincoln & Ashland: Sat 6/26, 12:30 PM, Hudson Chase; 2 PM, Segway; 2:30 PM, Robert Cornelius 7; 3:30 PM, Homunculus; 4:30 PM, Anne Harris; 5 PM, Yawo; 6 PM, Alice Peacock, Bartley Fritzsche; 8 PM, Colin Hay, Halfway Jane; 8:30 PM, Cathy Richardson Band. Sun 6/27, noon, Silver Atlas, Abi Cruz; 1:30 PM, Chicago Afrobeat Project; 2 PM, Mark Watson Band, Javier Mendoza Band; 3 PM, Mad Lab; 4 PM, Rico, Ripley Caine; 5 PM, Nadas; 5:30 PM, Frayne; 7:30 PM, Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise, Michael McDermott, Jerry DeVivo. 773-868-3010.

PRIDE FEST Halsted between Waveland & Grace: Sat 6/26, noon, Chezwick; 1:30 PM, Lakeside Pride; 4 PM, Zelma Davis; 4:45 PM, Loleatta Holloway; 5 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson; 5:30 PM, Suzanne Palmer; 6:30 PM, Kimi Hayes; 7:30 PM, Linda Clifford. 773-868-3010.

ST. JOSAPHAT SUMMERFEST Belden between Southport & Wayne: Fri 6/25, 6 PM, Professor John; 8 PM, Katie Todd Band. Sat 6/26, 3 PM, Gary Stier; 5:30 PM, Lisa Derosia & Lush Budgett; 8 PM, Hello Dave. 773-327-8955.

Taste of Chicago See page 40.

Miscellaneous

JIM GILL Free children's concert. Thu 7/1, 6:30 PM, Merryman Park, 3736 N. Marshfield. 312-742-7826.

ELLA JENKINS Children's concert. Sat 7/3, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

JUSTIN ROBERTS Children's concert. Sat 6/26, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

SANCTUARY DRUM JAM and "free-form sacred dance" with didgeridoo player C.G. the Solar King and DJ L'Aura G. Sat 6/26, 8 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Wed 6/30, Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival performance. 312-346-3278.

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