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Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

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

JIMMY BUFFETT & THE CORAL REEFER BAND Sold out. Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D & Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

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.

RALPH COVERT Sat 7/10, 11 AM, Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois, Rte. 53, Lisle. 630-719-2465 or 800-511-1552.

MARK DENARDO, YUPPSTER, BUD MELVIN See Critic's Choice. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee (second floor). 773-342-4597.

JONATHAN DEVIN & NEW COUNTRY Free concert. Thu 7/8, noon, Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

DJ RILEY spins at a swing dance. Sun 7/11, 7:30 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

COLIN HAY Fri 7/9, 7 PM, Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois, Rte. 53, Lisle. 630-719-2465 or 800-511-1552.

HI INFIDELITY Fri 7/9, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

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.

KISS, POISON Fri 7/9, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

TEDDY LEE ORCHESTRA performs at a ballroom dance. Sun 7/11, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

MADONNA Sun 7/11, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

PAT MCGEE BAND, GREAT BIG SEA, CLARKS 18+. Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

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.

NEW INVADERS Free concert. Tue 7/6, 7 PM, City Park, 275 Parkway, Lincolnshire. 847-444-9600.

O.A.R., HOWIE DAY, MATT NATHANSON All-ages. Sat 7/10, 6 PM, New City YMCA, 1515 N. Halsted. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

DJ SAM PREKOP, J.P. CHILL, BUNDY K. BROWN, DAVID BRAMBLE spin at a party for the exhibit "July Indies," with work by Pamela Jorden, Archer Prewitt, Pascal St. Clair, Gene Booth & Krista Babbitt, and Chris Ware. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Gallery Augusta, 1000 N. California. 773-278-4159.

DICK SARLO ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM). Sun 7/11, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

BENJAMIN SEARS & BRADFORD CONNER perform a tribute to Bing Crosby; free admission. Fri 7/9, 12:15 PM, lower-level auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4300.

JESSICA SIMPSON Tue 7/6, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

3 DOORS DOWN, NICKELBACK, THREE DAYS GRACE Sat 7/10, 6:30 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 Sun 7/4, 8 PM, Texas Ballroom, 3012 S. Archer (third floor).

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ZZ TOP, THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, TESLA, BLUE OYSTER CULT See Critic's Choice. 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 7/2, 7:45 PM, Iron & Wine (see Critic's Choice), Azita, Langtry (18+; sold out); 11:30 PM, Iron & Wine (see Critic's Choice), Langtry (21+). Sat 7/3, 8 PM, John Cowan Band with Vassar Clements (see Spot Check). Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Sleepers, Matt Russell & the Old Corruption, Tommy Rocks. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Riptones, Honeybees. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Dynamic Vibrations, Network, Garden Music, Farm Crew. 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BALLYDOYLE 5157 Main, Downers Grove: Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Phil Rockrohr & the Lifters, London Calling (Clash tribute). 630-969-0600.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Easy Tiger, Spread, Divebar, Kristin Cotts. Sat 7/3, 9:30 PM, Void Where Prohibited, Naughty Candy, Mumbo Jumbo, Orange Order. Mondays, 10 PM, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/6, 9 PM, Drew Conrad, Mara Levy & Emily Greene, Matt Wolf. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Let Me Introduce You to the End, Sparring, Wonka. Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Symptoms, Motorcycle Prom Dates, Shot Baker, Man Alive. Fri 7/9, 9:30 PM, Highway Band, Hillbilly Winos, Goat Motor. Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Sumner Douglas, Quilts, Argus, Spyderbyte. Sun 7/11, 8 PM, Scott Iseri & the Big Rock Show perform as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with comedian John Springsteen and a fiction reading by Jeffrey Goodman. 773-281-4444.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 7/4, Captain Krack, DJ Word, Keith Whitt. Sun 7/11, Carla Starla, RPS, Rhetoric, Mano. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/2, Pedestrians, Wizards. Sat 7/3, Andy Germak, Rob Waller. Thu 7/8, Red Effect, SAFE, Orphyn. Fri 7/9, Magnafux, Knuckleduster, Prairietown. Sat 7/10, Lucida, the Plus, Darkmoor, Tender Branson. 773-770-2039.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 7/2, 6 PM, Steel Train, Saraphine, Story of Everest, Audition (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 (all-ages); 9 PM, Outrageous Cherry, Telenovela, I Barabbas. Sun 7/4, 6 PM, Blood Brothers, Kill Me Tomorrow, Chromatics, Freebass (all-ages). Tue 7/6, 6 PM, Bayside, More North, June, Reception, Missing Autumn (all-ages). Wed 7/7, 8 PM, Please Please Wait, Shellshag. Thu 7/8, 8 PM, Black Tiger, Thunderwing, Von Sass. Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Demolition Doll Rods, Manhandlers, Afflictions, Dials, Lord of the Yum Yum. Sat 7/10, 7 PM, Cenobita, God Module (18+). Sun 7/11, 8 PM, Dead Meadow, Icarus Line, Battles (18+). 773-975-0505 or 800-594-8499.

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. Sat 7/3, Kristin Shout. 773-384-2547.

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. Sat 7/3, Third City. Fri 7/9, Cry Baby. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Upsilon Acrux, Ctrl-Alt-Del. 773-245-0399.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Terrapin Flyer, Ataba. Mon 7/5, 7:30 PM, Midwest Blue, Took to the Sea, Why Intercept?, Dear You (all-ages). Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Green Mountain Grass, Freespace. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Blizzard of Oz (Ozzy Osbourne tribute), Marauder, Smoke, Chokehold, Orion Nine. 847-836-8820.

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 7/2, Twice Pipes, Balloonatic, Average Joe. Sat 7/3, Ferdinand Fox, WarBrides, Evenskies. Wednesdays, Blazing Saddles. Thursdays, Spazmatics. Fri 7/9, Catfight, Aunt Janet. Sat 7/10, Cutlass, Barfly, Layman's Terms. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 7/3, 10:30 PM, Afrodisiacs. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Elevation (U2 tribute). Sat 7/10, 10:30 PM, Renzo, Mr. Slate. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Laura Hull; 10:30 PM, KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler. Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Laura Hull. Thu 7/8, 8 PM, Mark Oreskovich. Fri 7/9, 8 PM, and Sat 7/10, 7 and 9 PM, Colleen McHugh &

Miriam Plotkin perform "Bastille Magnolias." 773-278-1830.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 7/4, DJ Pete. Mon 7/5, DJ Red Sonja spins punk. Tue 7/6, DJ Scot spins metal. Thu 7/8, Ron Platzer. 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 7/2, 10 PM, SuicideGirls burlesque show, Bloom, Lying in States. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Liquid Soul. Tue 7/6, 9 PM, Afroman, Trump Tight, the C. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Papa Roach, Instruction, Dead Poetic. Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Saps, Outlaw Family Band, Cooksie, Delafields. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, J. Davis Trio, Baldwin Brothers, J.U.I.C.E. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Helen Stellar, Punsapaya, 8th Grade, Airiel. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/2, Wojdyla. Sat 7/3, Herbal Jazz Cigarettes. Thu 7/8, David Sarkis. Fri 7/9, Rumor Has It. Sat 7/10, Sucker Punch. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Bottle of Justus, Roscoe Plush. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, DJ Risky Bizness. Wed 7/7, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Thu 7/8, 10 PM, 16 Candles. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Modern Day Romeo, Members Only. Sat 7/10, 9:30 PM, Smoke off Vinyl, Air This Side of Caution, X-Ray Roger Jimmy. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Vultures Are Lovebirds, Raised on Zenith, Chinchilla Fury, Jennifer Nash. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Bumpus, Nubile Thangs. Tue 7/6, 8 PM, Altair Four, Burnham Project, Dead Radio. Wed 7/7, 9:15 PM, Abi Cruz, Shad & the 30 Block Walk. Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Detagoh, Tristen, Orange. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Superbig, Pimps, Sudden Dark. Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Digable Cat, Dexter, Deuce, M-Lab, Adam Wyle. Sundays, 9:30 PM, Sumo. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Jaga Jazzist (see Critic's Choice), DJ Chris Widman. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Sunn 0))) (see Spot Check), 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. Mon 7/5, 9:30 PM, Catamount, Archaeology, Logic of Elliott (no cover). Thu 7/8, 9:30 PM, Millimeters Mercury, Unique Chique, Bound Stems. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Pelican, Thrones, Defender, Sedan. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, We Ragazzi, Half-Cut, Like Young. Sun 7/11, 9:30 PM, Gays in the Military, Weather, Bunny Brains. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, Wednesdays, and Sat 7/3, Tommy Hanus spins. 847-516-0300.

ESKAPE 350 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Sat 7/10, 9:30 PM, Millions. 847-821-9000.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 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.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Sat 7/3, Sun 7/4, and Fri 7/9, Dub Dis. 773-348-3998.

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

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Cammi's NRG. Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Nitrous Foxide. Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Skinny Dippers. 847-593-2200.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Sweet J.A.P., Tyrades, 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. Tue 7/6, 6 PM, Bayside, More North, June, Reception, Missing Autumn. Thu 7/8, 7 PM, Repos, Berzerk, Slang. Fri 7/9, 6 PM, Rockit Girl, Dirty Things, Violent Hour, Milk at Midnight. Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Pelican, Thrones, Taking Pictures, Sedan. Sun 7/11, 5 PM, Jungle Rot, 25 to Life, Enforsaken, Undo Tomorrow; 9 PM, Princess, Sugarbush, Galactic Federation of Love, No Bunny, Chow Billy. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Diblo Dibala & Matchatcha, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

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

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 7/2, 9:30 PM, Old Plank All-Stars. Fri 7/9, 9:30 PM, Simmering. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/9, Michael Plishka hosts the Songsalive! showcase, with Anthony Whitaker, Herbie Gaines, and Becky Johnson. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Tue 7/6, 8 PM, Screwz (no cover). 773-262-5767.

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

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

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Eleni Mandell (see Spot Check). 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 7/7, Gwen Mitchell performs at "U-Lock Rock." 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sun 7/4, 8 PM, Mammals. Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Part One Tribe. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 7/2, 7:30 PM, Siderunners; 10 PM, Leon Chance & the Long Shots, Western Standard Time. Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Mr. Rudy Day (DJ set). Wed 7/7, 9:30 PM, Michael Lyons Sturgess, Puerto Muerto. Fri 7/9, 6:30 PM, Can-Ky-Ree; 10 PM, Pearly Sweets, Creepy D. Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Satellite 66, San Andreas Fault; 11 PM, John Ciba & Ethan D'Ercole spin. 773-227-4433.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Tue 7/6, 8:30 PM, Torch Marauder. 773-772-9970.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, the Samples, Brian Vander Ark, Dan Darrah (18+). Sat 7/3, 6 PM, Rooney, Straylight Run, Ozma, Redwalls (all-ages). Tue 7/6, 6:15 PM, Jet, Sloan, Everyones (see Spot Check; sold out). Wed 7/7, 6 PM, Kittie, Candiria (see Spot Check), 36 Crazy Fists, Twelve Tribes (all-ages). Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Kindred the Family Soul, Peven Everett. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Seventh Heaven. Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Tuck Pence (acoustic show in the front bar). Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball, One Hit Wonders. 312-337-3486.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Crypto Kats, Koffin Kats, Gravetones. Tue 7/6, 10 PM, Bag of Barbies. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Fancy Lads, Alora, Drive. Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Luster, On a Dime. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Rudy Protrudi with the Crookshanks, Powerknobs. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Wingnuts, Steamroller, Redneck Exorcist, Johnny Vomit. 773-871-3757.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar and lounge; no cover. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Revolver. 312-957-0460.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Major's Junction, Broken Grass, Woodbox Gang. Wed 7/7, 8:30 PM, Tributosaurus (Peter Gabriel tribute), E-Mics. Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Matt Wolf, Indoor Kids. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Col. Bruce Hampton & the Code Talkers, Cornmeal. Sat 7/10, 6 PM, Andy White, Radoslav Lorkovic; 10 PM, Railroad Earth. 773-404-9494.

MEMORIES 4358 N. Cicero: Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Whiskey Knights. 773-286-8640.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Wed 7/7, 7 PM, Mooney Suzuki, Capitol Years, Last Vegas (all-ages). Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Brother Lowdown, Chocolate Covered Karma, John Condron & the Benefit (18+). Sat 7/10, 5:30 PM, the Dog and Everything, Triptii, Happy Endings, Witroy, Scheflo (all-ages); 11 PM, Prince Julian, DJ Pier Novikov (18+). Sun 7/11, 6:15 PM, Never Heard of It, Short Arm Trick, 15 Minutes Late, Amazing Transparent Man, Welton (all-ages). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Thu 7/8, 9 PM, Snoozie & the Miltonics, Starlike Collision. 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Music after 10 PM. Tue 7/6, Chokehold, DJ Mike Conner. 312-828-9000.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sun 7/4, 4 PM, Bob Bradley plays piano. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Erin Jordan. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Brian Borden, DJ V, DJ White Russian, Tee Bot. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Brian Borden spins house, jazz, and disco. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, DJ Felix. Sat 7/10, 9 PM, DJ V "Heavy." Sun 7/11, 10 PM, DJ Copperpot & K-Kruz. 773-764-8900.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/2, Tony Alvarez Band. Sat 7/3, Moonflower (Santana tribute). Tue 7/6, Dave Callaway. Wed 7/7, Mike Ryan. Thursdays, Mike Brumfield. Fri 7/9, Sweet Time. Sat 7/10, Saturday Night People. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/2, Leroy Street Band. Sat 7/3, Bury the Needle, Culinary Arse. Thu 7/8, Dank 454, Reptoids. 773-486-7774.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Bill Bungeroth & the Armistice, Anne Harris Band, Melissa Ziemer (18+). 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Liz Toussaint, BLT, Swalo. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, American Heritage, Ken Mode, Solaco. Tue 7/6, 10 PM, Sean Haefeli. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Bear Claw, Lou Reeds. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Monster Trux. Sun 7/11, 10 PM, Terrapin Flyer. 773-489-0011.

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

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/2, Bad Forum. Sat 7/3, So Scared, Cats Not Dogs. Sun 7/4, noon, Crackpot; 1 PM, So Scared; 2 PM, American Draft; 3 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 4 PM, Dugout; 6 PM, the Motion; 7 PM, Drip; 8 PM, Bible of the Devil; 9 PM, Sonnets; 10 PM, Los Gatos Diablos; 11 PM, Rotgut; 1 AM, BK Read; 1:30 AM, Red Wigglers. Wed 7/7, Mai Thai Alibi. Thu 7/8, the Quick and the Nasty. Fri 7/9, Los Gatos Diablos, Wellstones. Sat 7/10, Dugout. Sun 7/11, Craig Moorefield. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, live karaoke. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Wonderful Smith (no cover). 773-252-7767.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 7/9, Knee Deep. 815-477-0340.

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.

RIVERS 30 S. Wacker: Fri 7/9, 5 PM, Neil Rose Band. 312-559-1515.

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 7/2, 10 PM, Blue October (see Spot Check), 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. Tue 7/6, 8 PM, Javier Mendoza Band, Theresa Andersson Group, Matt Hoffer. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Aberdeen City, Carlsonics, Intelligent Dennis. Fri 7/9, 7 PM, Vienna Teng, Teitur, Ben Arthur, Abra Moore (18+); 10 PM, Ambulance Ltd., the Reputation, Robbers on High Street. Sat 7/10, 7 PM, Angel Dean & Sue Garner, Peter Salett; 10 PM, Album Leaf, Helio Sequence, the Movies. 773-525-2508.

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

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 7/2, 20 Over. Tuesdays, 20 Over (no cover). Thursdays, DJ Aaron Chase. 847-991-2150.

SPEAKEASY SUPPER CLUB 1401 W. Devon: Wed 7/7, 8 PM, Abe Quigley. 773-338-0600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Low Flying Owls, Low Skies, Moe Black. Sat 7/3, 9:30 PM, Farm Crew, Tabakin (see Spot Check), Small Change (see Spot Check), Duenow. Mon 7/5, 9 PM, Chord, Jakob, No Funeral, Dakota/Dakota. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Red Planet, Returnables, David Singer & the Sweet Science. Thu 7/8, 10 PM, Sweet Cobra, Meth and Goats, Gasoline Fight. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Palaxy Tracks, After Dark, Fivehead, Stealth Blue. Sat 7/10, 9:15 PM, Bad Vibes, Peel. Sun 7/11, 9 PM, Mabel, Snaggs. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TASTE OF PERU 6545 N. Clark: Thursdays, 7:15 PM, Noel Rivera. 773-381-4540.

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

TUTTO ORSI 324 S. Racine: Wednesdays, 7 PM, Ester Hana. 312-421-3636.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Dave Sills; 9 PM, Brad Peterson; 10 PM, Orphans. Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Thad Beckman; 9 PM, Kristy Hanson; 10 PM, Drive Til Morning. Tue 7/6, 8 PM, Andrew Morgan. Thu 7/8, 8 PM, Patchouli. Fri 7/9, 7 PM, Ryan Power; 9 PM, Robb Benson; 10 PM, Amber Rubarth, Timothy Daniel. Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Seth Horan; 9 PM, Jeff Libman; 10 PM, Brad Cole & the Second Story. Sun 7/11, 7 PM, James Mitchell; 8 PM, Tracy Walker; 9 PM, Joel Walter, Red Wheelbarrow. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, 8 PM, band demo showcase hosted by Jamie Duffy & Ray Baltic (bands may bring in recordings; no cover). Sat 7/10, Rudy Protrudi with the Crookshanks, Crookshanks, Gravetones. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fri 7/2, 8 PM, Heather Horton Band. Fridays, 10:30 PM, 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. Mon 7/5, 10 PM, Jen Porter. 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 7/2, Lizzie Neal Band, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute). Sat 7/3, Generations. Thu 7/8, Leaving Madison, 7 Day Rent. Fri 7/9, Three Bean Salad, Kato the Houseboy. Sat 7/10, Mike & Joe. 630-264-2739.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/2, Subat. Sat 7/3, Ziggy 2000 & the Stardust Plasticland. Fri 7/9, Phil Circle & Guilty, Jack Salamander, Chuck's Wagon. Sat 7/10, Dan Miles. 312-943-7815.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/2, Spare Parts, SweetMamaGumbo, Lowdown Brass Band. Sat 7/3, Breaking Laces, Clearly & the Mainstream, Brandon Wiard & His Army, My Secret Service. Mon 7/5, Ralph Covert. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wed 7/7, Sun Spot, John Wasem. Fri 7/9, Shamier. Sat 7/10, Blue Dogs. 773-929-1300.

Hip-Hop

Clubs

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. 773-235-9100.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Sun 7/4, Kurrupt, Do or Die, Avant, King, Mike Love. 312-666-8106.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Wed 7/7, 8 PM, Rusty Chains, Earatik Statik, Verbal Kent, Modill, Argonauts. Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Diverse, Illogic, Thaione Davis, Apoc. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Kurtis Blow, New York City Breakers perform at a release party for Milk magazine. 312-666-1695.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Thu 7/8, 7:30 PM, Petey Pablo, Do or Die (all-ages). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Tue 7/6, 9 PM, Will Wes & DJ Flash G. 773-525-2422.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, DJ Sapien. 773-764-8900.

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: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Sat 7/3, 9:30 PM, Farm Crew, Tabakin (see Spot Check), Small Change (see Spot Check), Duenow. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

Dance

COLETTE, DJ HEATHER, LADY D spin at Chicago SummerDance. Wed 7/7, 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, DJ Mike G. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth, DJ Too Much Funk. Thursdays, 6 PM, DJ OuttaControl; 9 PM, DJ Spin. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: DJs spin music after 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturdays, DJ DuJuan. 773-227-6859.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 6 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). 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). Second Wednesday of every month, midnight, Greg Haus spins music from the UK. 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. 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. 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.

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. 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." Thursdays, Rock-O-Mix & Fast Freddy spin cumbia and Spanish pop. Second Friday of every month, Miss Foozie hosts a talk show. 773-325-2233.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 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, 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 7/4, DJ Abel. Thursdays, Marc Ryan, Shaun T, Andrew Vonn. Sun 7/11, Tracy Young. 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 7/5, Kate Simko with vocalist Celine Lambert, DJ Traxx, Brad Loving, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: No cover. Fri 7/2, 10 PM-2 AM, Stephen P & the Greg spin deep house. Sat 7/3, 10 PM-3 AM, Cordell Johnson, Craig Alexander & Julius the Mad Thinker spin at a party hosted by DeepHousePage.com. Sun 7/4, 10 PM-2 AM, Franky Vivid spins electronica and industrial, with a burlesque show by the Sugarbabies. Mon 7/5, 8 PM-2 AM, Brian Jones spins music from the 70s and 80s. Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, and ethnic. Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ I-Ron & DJ Alo spin hip-hop with weekly guests. Thu 7/8, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Ethan & Fred spin garage, soul, and Britpop. Fri 7/9, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ 4BZ, A Guy Called Gary, DJ Hide & Brian Borden spin at "Sunny Side Up," hosted by Mwelwa. Sat 7/10, 10 PM-3 AM, Bear Who? & the Pamp spin hip-hop, neosoul, and Latin grooves, with DJ Sheik. Sun 7/11, 8 PM-2 AM, Jason Mojica & John Dugan spin at a party hosted by online magazine The Modernist. 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.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Jaga Jazzist (see Critic's Choice), DJ Chris Widman. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 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. spin 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.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 9 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Carla Prather, Dajae, Vick Lavender. Sat 7/10, 10 PM-5 AM, Jesse de la Pena, Gino Rockin' Romo, Luis Segura, Miguel Martin. 773-395-0066.

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

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 7/2, 10 PM-4 AM, Chad Jack. Tuesdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Jeremy (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, Chris Eterno (no cover). Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Greg Drescher. 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). Thursdays, DJ Mass Transit. 773-394-2066.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Thu 7/8, 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.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, DJ Striz spins hip-hop, trip-hop, and house. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Thursdays, Shon Dervis spins hip-hop. Second Friday of every month, Trancid & Tobias spin at "No Labels, Please" (no cover). 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, Droots, Rik Shaw & Soljah spin reggae. 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: Mon 7/5, 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.

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.

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. 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 and merengue. 312-427-2572.

MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, DJ Stixx, DJ S, DJ Hitman, DJ Bliss, DJ Flipside, Jimmie Page, Johnny Chaos, Bam Bam Buddha. 312-642-7251.

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 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 7/3, 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. 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. Sun 7/4, Sunny Singh, Red Lox, DJ Raja, DJ Ice, DJ Cisco. 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). Sun 7/4, Kid Skilly, DJ Aladdin, Lil Cee, DJ Kra-z K, DJ Robby, DJ Desi, DJ N'Eye. 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. First Wednesday of every month, 11 PM, Josh Werner & James Anthony. 773-276-7036.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 7/2, Hidden Variable (live), Phantom 45, Matt Nee, Billy Dallesandro, Tobias, Trancid, Johnny Love. Sat 7/3, Darshan Jesrani, Brad Owen. 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 7/8, Jazzanova, Def Harmonic. Fri 7/9, Johnny Fiasco, Dayhota, Alena. Sat 7/10, Colette, Brian G. 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fri 7/2, Marcus Intalex. Saturdays and Thursdays, Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rik Shaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Mon 7/5, Mark Nelson spins and screens the DVD for Pan American's album Quiet City, with DJs Bruce Adams, Joel Leoschke, and Karl Meier (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Courtland hosts guest DJs for the "Supreme Court Hearings." Wed 7/7, Chris Widman & Don Solo spin and host a showcase of "futurefunk, jazztronica, freakstep, and trip-hop," DJ Chris Widman, Don Solo, Joe Bryl & 4BZ. Fri 7/9, Viker Duplaix. 312-226-7600.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/2, Dave Angel, John Patterson, Gabriel Palomo. Saturdays, John Curley, Chris Tomasone, Jernell Geronimo, Shaka 23, Jay Prasad. Sun 7/4, Hex Hector. Fri 7/9, Hernan Cattaneo. Sun 7/11, Niki Haris, Joe Gauthreaux. 312-787-4480.

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

SPOT6 3343 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. 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 nightly (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. Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, 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, Mark Grant. 773-278-6600.

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. Thursdays, 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 7/2, V5 DJs spin hip-hop, Latin, Spanish rock, and pop. Sat 7/3, Justin Long, Chris Santiago, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez. Fri 7/9, DJs spin hip-hop and house. Sat 7/10, John Fleming, D:Fuse, Kenneth Thomas. 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, DJ Storm. Saturdays, DJ Phatman. Mondays, DNS & Monna spin jazz and house. Tuesdays, DJ Kenny spins house. Wednesdays, Mike Pierce & St. Marc spin underground dance. 773-529-9135.

ZELLA 1983 N. Clybourn: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, DJ Karlito. 773-549-2910.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/2, Diz, Lego, Justin Long, Janel Roland, DJ Gordo, Dysqo, Jon Huang, Frank Solano, Chris Santiago, Boris the Blade. 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. Fri 7/9, Derrick Carter, Sativa, Jay Funk, Jon Huang, Uniko, Nate "Gonzo" Ganz, John Daminato, Urban Kut, Zebo, MC Chronic G. 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, DJ Limit. 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

COOPER, NELSON & EARLY Free concert. Sun 7/11, 8 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4626 N. Manor. 312-742-7529.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

MALONE FAMILY Free concert. Sun 7/11, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4626 N. Manor. 312-742-7529.

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.

RICK NEELEY & MERIDIAN GREEN Tribute to Bob Gibson. Sat 7/10, 7:30 PM, Village Square, 37 S. Main, Sandwich. 815-878-2693.

SAVOY-DOUCET CAJUN BAND Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Wilson Hall, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session with Kieran O'Hare & John Daley (in the pub). Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Riptones, Ken Mottet & the Western Casuals. 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Twang Night hosted by Chuck Pinney, with music by Chuck's Wagon. 773-395-3002.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sun 7/11, Bill Camplin performs "The Dylan Project." 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.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: No cover. Sun 7/4, 1-4 PM, traditional Irish session with Brendan Bulger, Billy Knox, Brendan McKinney. Tue 7/6, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session with John Williams & Brendan McKinney. Sun 7/11, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish session with Pay Broaders & Brendan McKinney. 773-473-5263.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Wed 7/7, DJ Matt 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. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Chuck's Wagon. 773-685-8083.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/2, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 7/3, Dyed in the Wool. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Anne Hills, Jamie O'Reilly, Michael Smith (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 7/9, 10 PM, John Hasbrouck, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-472-5139.

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

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, John Eddie. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Bering Strait. 312-337-3486.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Music at 8 PM. Fri 7/2, Phil Passen. 773-868-1857.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Bohola, Andrew Calhoun, John Williams (see Spot Check; benefit for the MoveOn.org Voter Fund). Mon 7/5, 9:30 PM, Aidan O'Toole (no cover). 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: Sat 7/3, 9 PM, Wiyos, Back Porch Ramblers (no cover). Mondays, 8 PM, Dime Store String Band (18+; no cover). 847-869-0450.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Thu 7/8, 8 PM, King Wilkie (see Critic's Choice). 773-525-2508.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Fri 7/2, 8:15 PM, Dan Ennis. Sat 7/3, 2 PM, song circle. Fri 7/9, 8:15 PM, Meridian Green. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 7/2, 7 PM, Doug Burr. Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Scottish McMillan. 773-929-3680.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

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.

LARRY TAYLOR BLUES AND SOUL BAND Fri 7/2, 6:30 PM, Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma. 312-742-4949. Thu 7/8, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge & Mulford, Evanston. 847-448-8260.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble with Jimmy Burns. 312-642-6805.

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.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 7/2, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. Sat 7/3, Gloria Thompson Rogers. Tue 7/6, Liz Mandville Greeson hosts the jam. Thu 7/8, Ain't Lyin'. Fri 7/9, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers. Sat 7/10, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. 847-424-9800.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Fri 7/2, and Sat 7/3, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 7/6, Linsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, Howard Scott & the World Band with Joanna Connor. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, John Primer Band with Shirley Johnson. Sundays and Thursdays, Shirley Johnson Band. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, Linsey Alexander Band with Nellie Travis. 312-661-0100.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/2, Nellie Travis & Her Men in Black. 773-528-1012.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Nuwki Nu. Sat 7/3, 9 PM, L.T. McGee. Thursdays, 8 PM, Big D & His Band. 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 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. Mon 7/5, Jimmy Burns hosts the jam. Tue 7/6, Nick Moss. Wed 7/7, Mike Morgan & the Crawl. Thu 7/8, Carl Weathersby. Fri 7/9, 5:30 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9 PM, Mighty Mo Rogers, Joe Moss. Sat 7/10, 6 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Guitar Shorty, Willie Kent & the Gents. Sun 7/11, Willie Kent & the Gents. 312-427-0333.

CANDLELITE CHICAGO 7452 N. Western: Every other Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Craig Champlin & friends. 773-465-0087.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/10, Quartet Blue. 773-489-4757.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/2, Michael Burks. Sat 7/3, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Fri 7/9, Tinsley Ellis. Sat 7/10, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers. 630-513-0074.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Wed 7/7, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Sun 7/11, 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.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/10, Howard & the White Boys. 847-516-0300.

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. Sat 7/3, Madman Trio. Tuesdays, open mike with Eric Lauren. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by the Innocents. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Fri 7/9, 10 PM, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

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

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30). Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Tenry Johns. 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.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 7/3, Toronzo Cannon & the Cannonball Express. Tue 7/6, Nigel Mack. Thu 7/8, Mike Wheeler hosts the blues jam. Sat 7/10, Motor City Josh. 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 7/9, 9 PM, Johnny Winter, Eric Sardinas. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Chicago Red Hots. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 7/6, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Wed 7/7, Nick Moss & the Flip Tops. Thu 7/8, Joe Moss Band. Fri 7/9, Terrance Simien. 312-923-2000.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Sundays, 7-11 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 708-647-6519.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 7/2, 10 PM, Professor John. Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Ben Ruth's Off the Hook Blues Band. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Les Getrex & Creole Cookin'. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, 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 7/9 and

Sat 7/10, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues 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. Mondays, Chainsaw Dupont. 773-493-3477.

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

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/3, Chainsaw Dupont. Sat 7/10, Nicholas Barron. 773-252-1155.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/8, Keith Scott Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Thu 7/8, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Fri 7/9, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 847-243-3700.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Sun 7/4, 5 PM, Smilin' Bobby & His Blues Machine. 773-486-9862.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Quintus McCormick. Wed 7/7, Michael Coleman & Jimmy Kenny. Sat 7/10, Doug McDonald & the Blue Mirror Band. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Voodoo Jones. Fri 7/9, Keith Scott. Sat 7/10, Jimmy Burns. 312-467-1600.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Fri 7/2, 9:30 PM, Sharon Lewis. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, and Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Tue 7/6, 9:30 PM, Willie Davis & the All-Star Band with Brian Lupo. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo & Tony Manguillo. Fri 7/9, 9:30 PM, Pinetop Perkins. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, L'il Smokey Smothers. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/8, Grana Louise. Sun 7/11, Quintus McCormick. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Sat 7/3, Joanna Connor. Fri 7/9, Nigel Mack. Sat 7/10, Roy Hytower. 847-991-2150.

Jazz

Concerts

NICK BISESI QUARTET Free concert. Fri 7/9, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

VON FREEMAN, ARI BROWN, WILLIE PICKENS, HARRISON BANKHEAD, KOBIE WATKINS Thu 7/8, 7 PM, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-642-4600.

HENRY JOHNSON ORGAN EXPRESS Thu 7/8, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

JUBA COLLECTIVE WITH KAHIL

EL'ZABAR Free concert. Tue 7/6, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

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

REGINALD T. MCCANTS Thu 7/8, 6:30 PM, Park Grill, Millennium Park, 11 N. Michigan. 312-521-7275.

CERQUA RIVERA ART EXPERIENCE WITH JOHNNY FRIGO, CORKY SIEGEL, AND ORBERT DAVIS perform "Jazz Pie: A Moving Musical Slice of America." Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Dance Center of Columbia College, 1306 S. Michigan. 312-344-8300.

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

PETRA VAN NUIS TRIO Free concert. Tue 7/6, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

PAUL WERTICO TRIO Free concert. Fri 7/9, 12:15 PM, Millennium Monument, Michigan & Randolph. 312-744-6630.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/2, noon, Franz Jackson. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Saturdays, 6 PM, and Sundays, 7 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sat 7/3, 9:30 PM, Martin Bany 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, Bobby Lewis/Jim Ryan Quintet; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Rich Moore & 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. Fri 7/9, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet with Kim Cusack. Sat 7/10, 9:30 PM, Von Freeman 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 7/2 and Sat 7/3, Detour. 312-751-2433.

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

BISTRO MARGOT 1437 N. Wells: Restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Heather Moran. 312-587-3660.

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

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Thursdays, 8 PM, Sam Macy & Dan Effland. 773-342-6000.

CARLUCCI'S 250 Marriott, Lincolnshire: Fri 7/2 and Fri 7/9, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-478-0990.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/2, Grasslands Light. Sat 7/3, Alison Ruble Duo. Fri 7/9, Paulinho Garcia Duo. Sat 7/10, Neal Alger & Typhanie Monique. 630-584-2100.

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

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 7/2, Greg Vasquez Trio. Sat 7/3 and Sat 7/10, Ed Coward Trio. Tue 7/6, Dave Allen. Wed 7/7, Dan Myers. Thu 7/8, Bob Davis Trio. Fri 7/9, Dave Simone 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.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Vince Willis; 9:30 PM, Craig Lanigan & Arlene Bardelle. Saturdays, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM, Sami Scot. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Colleen McNabb & Tom Muellner. Mondays, 7 PM, Bob Moreen; 9:30 PM, Sami Scot. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Bob Moreen; 9:30 PM, Colleen McNabb, Tom Muellner, and Bill Klewitz. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 PM, Elizabeth Doyle; 9:30 PM, Craig Lanigan & Arlene Bardelle. 312-932-4623.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Wed 7/7, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 773-278-1830.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 7/6, 9:30 PM, Nicole Mitchell/Black Earth Strings. Wed 7/7, 9:30 PM, Frank Rosaly Group. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music on the deck at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 7/2, Jazz Vertigo. Sat 7/3, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. Fri 7/9, Mike Louie Trio. Sat 7/10, Matt Erion Trio. 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: Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Sun 7/11, 7:30 PM, Rob Parton Orchestra. 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.

GENESIS NIGHTCLUB 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Music at 7:30 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Bob Guthrie Quartet with Tammie McCann. First Wednesday of every month, System 7. 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 7/2, 9 PM, and Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Frank Catalano Quartet. Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 7/7, 9 PM, Fredgrass. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/9, 9 PM, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. 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: Thursdays, 9:45 PM, Kelly Hogan & the Wooden Leg. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, David Murray & the Gwo-Ka Masters (see Critic's Choice). Mondays, 8:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

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 7/2 through Sun 7/4, Claudia Acuna Quartet, Two for Brazil. Tue 7/6 through Sun 7/11, Cedar Walton Trio. 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. Sundays, Alejo Poveda Quintet. 312-595-5299.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Music at 8 PM. Fri 7/9, Damian Espinosa Duo. 773-868-1857.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 6:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon (no cover). Mon 7/5, 9 PM, Jodie Christian, George Fludas, Scott Burns. First Tuesday of every month, 9 PM, Brian O'Hern hosts "Chanteuse," a showcase for vocalists (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). Fri 7/9, 8:30 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio; 10 PM, Soulio. 773-348-7592.

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

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. First Wednesday of every month, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band with Senebella. 773-493-3477.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: First Tuesday of every month, 10 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet (no cover). 773-862-7877.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Tue 7/6, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. 773-404-9494.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Wed 7/7, 7 PM, WesBound Trane (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Five After Five. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Sun 7/11, 7 PM, Petra Van Nuis. 773-764-8900.

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 7/2, Scott Burns Quartet. Sat 7/3, Kyle Asche. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, Dave Specter Organ Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 7/2, Ken Chaney Quartet. Sat 7/3, BS Brass Band. Tue 7/6, Jim Barclay Trio. Wed 7/7, Birdwatch. Sat 7/10, Lucy Smith Quartet. 847-243-3700.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Sat 7/10, 9 PM, Elaine Dame Trio (no cover). 708-848-4250.

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

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Madsen (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.

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

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 7/8, 9:30 PM, Matt Ulery's Narnia Quartet, Michael Allemana Quartet. 773-862-3616.

TOMBOY 5402 N. Clark: Thu 7/8, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 773-907-0636.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Matt Geraghty Project. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sat 7/3, 8 PM, Lorna Boston. Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Tue 7/6, 11 PM, Lorna Boston Band hosts the pro jam. Tuesdays, 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 7/2, Ryan Meisel. Sat 7/3, Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble. Sundays, 6:30 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett & percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 7/8, Vincent Davis Quartet. Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band. 312-791-9050.

Experimental

Clubs

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Sat 7/3, 10 PM, Typewriter, Bubblegum Shitface (no cover). 773-274-3239.

International

Concerts

BEMBEYA JAZZ performs at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Fri 7/9, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

ASWAH GREGGORI & THE ENFORCERS Free concert. Sun 7/11, 4 PM, Wrightwood Park, 2534 N. Greenview. 312-742-7816.

SOUAD MASSI, HICHAM CHAMI TRIO See Critic's Choice. Fri 7/2, 9 PM, Gateway Theatre, 5216 W. Lawrence. 847-830-8277 or 312-927-2746.

JOSE VALDES & THE MAMBO ALL-STARS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Sat 7/10, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

LES YEUX NOIRS perform at Chicago SummerDance (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM). Thu 7/8, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison & Balbo. 312-742-4007.

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: Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, 7 PM, Perlbach Duo, Thomas (no cover). 847-965-3113.

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.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Thu 7/8, 7:30 PM, Yabba Griffith. 847-836-8820.

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 7/2, Wed 7/7, Sat 7/10, and Sun 7/11, Indika. 773-348-3998.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/2, 5 PM, and Sat 7/3 and Sun 7/4, 2 PM, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Diblo Dibala & Matchatcha, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 630-416-4898.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 7/10, 10 PM, Gizzae. 847-705-0555.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/2, 9 PM, David Murray & the Gwo-Ka Masters (see Critic's Choice). Sat 7/3, 10:30 PM, Chicago Samba. Mon 7/5 and Tue 7/6, 8:30 PM, Inti-Illimani (see Critic's Choice). Fri 7/9, 9:30 PM, Tamburitza Rroma, Balkan Cabaret. Sat 7/10, 10:30 PM, Victor & Connie Parra's Mambo Express. 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Carlos Ortega Combo. 773-348-7592.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Tue 7/6, 10 PM, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae. Thu 7/8, 8 PM, Zutano. 773-764-8900.

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

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Wed 7/7, 8:30 PM, Gingarte Capoeira performs music and martial arts as part of the "AfroFolk Live" series (no cover). 773-728-6000.

TASTE OF PERU 6545 N. Clark: Fridays, 7:15 PM, Trio Peru. 773-381-4540.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/2, Universal Expression. Sat 7/3, Kwame, Carl Brown. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays and Fri 7/9, Devon Brown, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, DJs spin dancehall. Sat 7/10, Hydro, Baaro. 773-327-4273.

Classical

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wed 7/7, 6:30-8:30 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce. 773-342-6000.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: 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). Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Leonard Slatkin, conductor, with pianist Garrick Ohlsson in all-Rachmaninoff programs. Sun 7/11, 7 PM, John Axelrod & Charles Floyd, conductors, with vocalist K.D. Lang & clarinetist Larry Combs (Copland & others). 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Wagner, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky). Sun 7/11, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521.

MISHA DICHTER, CIPA DICHTER & YVES DHARAMRAJ pianos & cello (Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, Arensky). Thu 7/8, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

MATHIEU DUFOUR, MICHAEL HENOCH, LARRY COMBS, DENNIS MICHEL & DAN GINGRICH flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn, perform music of Carl Nielsen in a free concert. Tue 7/6, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

DUPAGE OPERA THEATRE with soprano Sarah Hibbard, tenor Todd Kowallis & baritone Scott Skiba (Verdi, La traviata). Sun 7/11, 3 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

ELGIN YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leslie B. Dunner conducts Dvorak's "New World" Symphony in a children's concert. Sat 7/10, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph: Fri 7/2, 6:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with violinist Jennifer Koh (Kolb, Szymanowski, Kernis, Hersch). See Critic's Choice. Sat 7/3, 7:30 PM, Christopher Bell, conductor (Copland & others). Wed 7/7, 6:30 PM, and Sun 7/11, 3 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor (Corigliano, Glinka, Brahms, Verdi, Suppe, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ginastera, Gershwin). Fri 7/9, 6:30 PM, and Sat 7/10, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with violinist Isabelle van Keulen (Corigliano, Prokofiev, Wagner). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State: Sun 7/11, 4 PM, Rhonda Sider Edgington. 312-664-6963.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/3 and Sat 7/10, Sharon Chung & Herine Coetzee. 773-868-1857.

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.

ANTOINE LEDERLIN & AVNER ARAD cello & piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Beethoven, Brahms). Wed 7/7, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MIDWEST YOUNG ARTISTS, HIGHLAND PARK STRINGS Patriotic concert. Sun 7/4, 12:30 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

VERONICA MITINA & MARY LUTZ sopranos, in a free concert (Puccini, Mozart, Cilea, Rachmaninoff & others). Sat 7/10, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-787-8625.

MOODY CHURCH SANCTUARY CHOIR & FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Gerald H. Edmonds conducts a free concert (Rachmaninoff, Dvorak, Copland, Sousa, traditional). Sun 7/4, 4 PM, Moody Church, 1630 N. Clark. 312-943-0466.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE CHOIR, ORCHESTRA & WIND ENSEMBLE Don Owens, Phil Peters & Rollo Dilworth conduct a free concert (Beethoven, Whitacre, Grainger). Sat 7/10, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE GUITAR RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/9, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE RAVINIA STEANS INSTITUTE CHAMBER CONCERT Free admission. Tue 7/6, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO & CHAMBER RECITAL Free admission. Sun 7/11, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Wed 7/7, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ORCHESTRA Robert G. Hasty, conductor, with violinist Minghuan Xu (Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev). Sun 7/11, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

RAVINIA STEANS INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Fri 7/2 and Sat 7/3, 5:45 PM, Sun 7/4, 2:45 PM, Fri 7/9 and Sat 7/10, 5:45 PM, and Sun 7/11, 1 and 4:45 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

NADJA SALERNO-SONNENBERG, ANNE-MARIE MCDERMOTT violin & piano (Mozart, Poulenc, Brahms). Mon 7/5, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

TILL BY TURNING performs music of Sofia Gubaidulina. Sun 7/11, 2 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 773-276-1500.

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BAND OF MID-AMERICA Sun 7/4, 2 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

In-Stores

BLAME TWILIGHT Thu 7/8, 7 PM, Tower Records, 1209 E. Golf, Schaumburg. 847-619-8777.

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

JULIO CUOMO Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

THE DOG AND EVERYTHING Tue 7/6, 7 PM, Tower Records, 1209 E. Golf, Schaumburg. 847-619-8777.

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 7/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

JEREMY MICHOR Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

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

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

SEVEN DAY RUN Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

TRISTEN Sat 7/10, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

VEE DEE Sat 7/10, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

WISHING CHAIR Sun 7/11, 2 PM, Women & Children First Bookstore, 5233 N. Clark. 773-769-9299.

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.

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.

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 mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, John Paris Quartet hosts a jazz jam session (no cover). 773-549-5549.

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.

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.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. 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: First Tuesday of every month, 8:30 PM, bluegrass jam. 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.

TASTE OF PERU 6545 N. Clark: Saturdays, 7:30 PM, open mike. 773-381-4540.

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: 12:45 PM, F.I.S.T.; 1:45 PM, Marilyn B; 2:15 PM, K-Rek; 2:45 PM, Runawayz; 3:15 PM, Nelson Gill; 3:45 PM, Roots Rock Society; 4:30 PM, Traffixx; 5 PM, Hydro Reggae Band with Doogie; 5:45 PM, Kwame & Wan Afrika; 6:30 PM, Teddy Brown; 7:15 PM, Whiteboy; 8 PM, G.T. Taylor. Variety & Educational/Gospel Stage: 1:20 PM, Loretta; 2 PM, Hope House Voices of Lawndale; 2:10 PM, Ladi Lyke; 2:40 PM, Marilyn B; 3:20 PM, Public Prophecy; 4:30 PM, Nguzo; 4:45 PM, Jackie Williams; 5 PM, LaShawn Joseph Hollingsworth; 5:30 PM, Sons of Jacob; 6:30 PM, Isaac; 6:40 PM, African Spectrum. Sat 7/3, Main Stage: 12:30 PM, Karess; 1 PM, Underground Noize Intelligence; 1:30 PM, Planeta de Crystal; 2:15 PM, Pinga Band with Fenix Etienne; 3 PM, Papa Lewis & Liziba; 3:45 PM, Illanotix; 4:15 PM, Hai Rezolution with Sherry Scott; 5 PM, Dub Dis with Devon Brown; 5:45 PM, Kwiet Storm; 6:15 PM, Ricky Luis; 7 PM, Richie Stephens; 8 PM, Half Pint. Variety & Educational/Gospel Stage: 1:20 PM, Lady Lee; 1:40 PM, Teen Patrol; 2:10 PM, Jah Son; 2:20 PM, Laura Brawner; 3 PM, Nguzo; 3:50 PM, Jacqueline D. Sanders; 3:55 PM, Armintha Williams; 4:15 PM, LaShawn Joseph Hollingsworth; 4:45 PM, Sons of Jacob; 5:30 PM, Paulette Bush & the Chicago State Choir; 5:40 PM, Dana Devine; 6:20 PM, Ear Candy; 6:30 PM, Sax Preacher; 6:50 PM, Raw Bizznezz; 7 PM, T-Rell; 7:20 PM, Rappin' Tate; 7:40 PM, Blu Blac; 8 PM, KCR Ensemble; 9 PM, Steph Staa; 9:20 PM, Neutrons; 10 PM, Mike Flo. Sun 7/4, Main Stage: 12:30 PM, Julia Huff; 1 PM, Marilyn B; 1:30 PM, Papa Lewis & Liziba; 2:15 PM, Belizean Vibes; 3 PM, Twilight Jonez; 3:30 PM, Indika with Ras Kelly; 4:15 PM, Gizzae with Magic Rocker & Spiritual; 5:15 PM, Henry Buckley Jr.; 6 PM, Calypso Rose; 7:15 PM, Slave; 8:30 PM, Bunji Garlin. Variety & Educational/Gospel Stage: 12:40 PM, Nguzo; 1 PM, Professor Kofi Abraham; 1:20 PM, Jorge from Yard; 2 PM, Blu Blac; 2:20 PM, Marilyn B; 2:40 PM, Teen Patrol; 4 PM, Dana Devine; 4:30 PM, New Sounds of Gospel; 5 PM, Nova Cane; 5:30 PM, Andre Williams; 6 PM, Black Reign; 6:20 PM, Howard Lavalle Brown; 6:40 PM, Ear Candy; 6:50 PM, Sherry Scott with Hai Rezolution; 7:50 PM, T-Rell; 8 PM, Blu Blac; 8:40 PM, Traffixx; 9:20 PM, Spit Sin. Mon 7/5, Main Stage: 1:30 PM, Black Magic; 2 PM, Renegade Crew; 2:30 PM, Sax Preacher; 3 PM, Baaro; 3:45 PM, Aswah Greggori; 4:30 PM, Pinga Band with Fenix Etienne; 5:15 PM, Calvin Bridges; 6 PM, Judy Mowatt; 7:15 PM, Mighty Sparrow; 8:30 PM, Barrington Levy. Variety & Educational/Gospel Stage: 1:20 PM, Steph Staa; 1:40 PM, Neutrons; 2 PM, Mike Flo; 2:40 PM, Lyle Miller; 3 PM, Teen Patrol; 3:20 PM, Spit Sin; 3:50 PM, Black Reign; 3:55 PM, Underground Railroad; 4 PM, Traffixx; 4:30 PM, Sherry Scott with Hai Rezolution; 5:40 PM, Sax Preacher; 6 PM, Invius; 6:20 PM, African Spectrum; 7 PM, Andre Williams. 312-427-0266.

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/2, 5 PM, Paul Burch (see Critic's Choice); 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 "Big Eyes" 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, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, Dollar Store; 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 (see Critic's Choice). 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 FOLK & ROOTS FESTIVAL Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside: Festival also features storytellers, music & dance workshops & children's entertainment. Sat 7/10, 1 PM, Special Music by Special People; 2 PM, Lenny Marsh; 2:30 PM, Coro de las Americas; 3:15 PM, Chicago Afrobeat Project; 3:30 PM, Swing Sets; 4:45 PM, Les Yeux Noirs; 5 PM, Hector Silviera y Su Orquesta; 6:30 PM, Bembeya Jazz; 8:15 PM, Los Amigos Invisibles. Sun 7/11, 1 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 1:50 PM, Sunnyside Up; 2:55 PM, Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band; 3 PM, Foghorn Stringband; 3:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 4:45 PM, Redd Volkaert; 5:30 PM, Brave Combo; 6 PM, Mystick Krewe; 6:30 PM, Holmes Brothers; 8:15 PM, Subdudes. 773-728-6000.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL Gebhard Woods State Park, 250 Ottawa, Morris: Sat 7/10 and Sun 7/11, 10 AM-6 PM, Mike Anderson, Steve Endsley, Dale Evans, Molly Freibert McCormack, Tull Glazener, Jon Hall, Neal Hellman, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams, Lindseys, Bill Robinson & Friends, Merv Rowley, Tony Scarimbolo, Cynthia Shelhart, Anna Stange, Joann Surber, Rick Thum, Alex Usher, Kendra Ward & Bob Bence & others. Festival also features music workshops and children's activities. 708-331-6875.

I HAVE A VISION COMMUNITY GOSPEL FEST Hoard Park, 7200 S. Dobson: Sat 7/10, 11 AM-9 PM, Expressions of Praise, Holy Worshipping Warriors, Miriam, Lighthouse Productions, Felecia Brown, Jacqueline Williams, Bryant Young, No Longer Bound Ministries & others. 773-643-8056 or 773-288-3307.

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Fri 7/9, 6 PM, Fonn Mor; 6:30 PM, Katie Sullivan; 8:30 PM, Kelly Hogan & Nora O'Connor with Gan Bua; 9 PM, McCabes; 10 PM, North & South. Sat 7/10, 12:30 PM, Dooley Brothers, Chancey Brothers; 3 PM, Dyed in the Wool; 4 PM, Makem Brothers; 5 PM, Larkin Brothers, Academy of Irish Music; 6 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 6:30 PM, Cherish the Ladies; 7:30 PM, Heritage Singers; 8 PM, Kelly Hogan & Nora O'Connor with Gan Bua; 8:30 PM, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band; 9 PM, Lost Souls of the Great Lakes; 9:30 PM, Salthill Mines. Sun 7/11, noon, Dooley Brothers; 12:30 PM, Baal Tinne; 2:45 PM, Misericordia Heartbreakers; 3 PM, Brogue, Irish Music School of Chicago; 3:45 PM, Makem Brothers; 5:30 PM, Fonn Mor, Heritage Singers; 6 PM, Shannon Rovers; 6:30 PM, Leahy; 8 PM, Gan Bua. Festival also features dance performances, cultural exhibits, and children's entertainment. 773-282-7035.

LIFEWAY BASTILLE DAY 5K RUN, WALK & BLOCK PARTY Jackson & Aberdeen: Fri 7/9, 6:30-10 PM, Afrodisiacs & others. 773-868-3010.

LINCOLNWOOD FEST Proesel Park, Kostner & Morse, Lincolnwood: Thu 7/8, 6:30-9:30 PM, Deja Vu. Fri 7/9, 5:30 PM, Mauds; 8:30 PM, Eleventh Hour. Sat 7/10, 5:30 PM, Small Time Dave; 8:30 PM, Cryan' Shames. Sun 7/11, 4 PM, Guitar Street; 7:30 PM, Ronnie Rice. 847-679-5760.

NAPERVILLE RIBFEST Knoch Park, Washington & Martin, Naperville: Fri 7/2, 1:30 PM, Bucko5; 2:30 PM, Dave Rudolph; 3 PM, "Battle of the Bands"; 3:30 PM, Crosseyed Cats; 5:30 PM, Heartsfield; 6 PM, El Guapo; 8 PM, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Michael McDermott. Sat 7/3, 12:30 PM, Euphoria; 1 PM, Halfway Jane; 1:40 PM, Arbor Avenue Station; 2:50 PM, Pepperboy; 3 PM, Underwater People; 4 PM, Crossroads Church; 5 PM, Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra; 5:15 PM, Distance; 6:30 PM, Triptii; 7 PM, Poi Dog Pondering; 8 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sun 7/4, noon, Old Plank All-Stars; 12:30 PM, Furley; 1:45 PM, Community Christian Church; 2 PM, Country Sky Band; 3 PM, Umphrey's McGee; 4 PM, Lee Greenwood; 6 PM, talent contest winners; 8 PM, Limited Edition Big Band. 630-545-7100.

NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FAMILY FEST & CARNIVAL Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, 2501 W. Irving Park: Wed 7/7, 7 PM, Moon Dawgs. Thu 7/8, 7 PM, Piano Man (Elton John/Billy Joel tribute). Fri 7/9, 6 PM, Eklypse; 7 PM, Rival; 9 PM, MST. Sat 7/10, 2 PM, area high school bands; 6 PM, Angry Chair (Alice in Chains tribute); 7:30 PM, Animation (Rush tribute); 9 PM, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute). Sun 7/11, 6:30 PM, Power Play. 773-463-4161.

PEACE FEST Cricket Hill, Lincoln Park, Montrose & the lake: Sat 7/10, noon, Hemp; 1 PM, Sisters of the Dark Moon; 2 PM, Egnaro; 3 PM, Electric Medicine; 4 PM, Outlaw Family Band; 5 PM, Old No. 8; 6 PM, the Flock; 7 PM, Stash; 8 PM, Enuff Z'nuff. Sun 7/11, noon, Ravenhouse; 1 PM, Heavy Mental; 2 PM, Leroy Fix; 3 PM, Othersense; 4 PM, Chicago Samba; 5 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 6 PM, Smoke; 7 PM, Brother Noompsi; 8 PM, Catfish Jenkins. Festival also features poets, political speakers & drum circles. 708-795-1146.

ST. ANDREW'S GREEK FESTIVAL St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N. Sheridan: Fri 7/9, 5:30 PM, Jon Allmett with Scott Besaw; 7:30 PM, the Business. Sun 7/11, 3-11 PM, Linardakis Band. 773-334-4515.

ST. SYMPHOROSA FAMILY FEST St. Symphorosa Parish, 6135 S. Austin: Thu 7/8, 7 PM, American English (Beatles tribute). Fri 7/9, 8 PM, Maggie Speaks. Sat 7/10, 8 PM, Gold Coast. Sun 7/11, 1 PM, Music Company; 7 PM, Incognito. 773-767-1523.

TASTE OF CHICAGO See page 40.

VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE 4TH OF JULY Redmond Recreational Complex, 600 S. John, Bensenville: Sun 7/4, 3 PM, Hootie & the Blowfish; 4 PM, Troy Johnson; 6 PM, Edwin McCain. 1-800-511-1552.

WRIGLEYVILLE SUMMERFEST Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3309 N. Seminary: Sat 7/10, noon-10 PM, Stephanie Rogers. 773-525-0605.

WRIGLEYVILLE'S ADDISON-CLARK STREET FAIR Clark between Addison & Sheffield: Sat 7/10, noon, Entrinzic; 12:30 PM, Downtown Tripper Mind; 1:30 PM, Arthur Lee; 2 PM, Seventh Heaven; 3 PM, Maggie Speaks; 3:30 PM, Rico; 4:30 PM, Ted Ansani; 5:30 PM, Pieces; 6 PM, Pleasure Club; 7 PM, Anne Harris; 7:45 PM, Midtown; 9:30 PM, Too White Crew, Lost Prophets. Sun 7/11, noon, Urban Funk Ordinance; 1:30 PM, Dave Tamkin; 2 PM, Abstract Giants; 3 PM, Pomeroy; 3:30 PM, Afrodisiacs; 4:30 PM, Bottle of Justus; 5 PM, Groovatron; 6:30 PM, Melissa auf der Maur, Mike & Joe; 8:30 PM, Breaking Benjamin; 9:30 PM, Mike & Joe. 773-868-3010.

Miscellaneous

CHICAGO GAY MEN'S CHORUS performs "Sisters: Hands Across the Water" with the Windy City Gay Chorus and Schola Cantorosa. Fri 7/9, 8 PM, and Sat 7/10, 5 and 8:30 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-296-0541.

RALPH COVERT Children's concert. Sat 7/10, 11 AM, Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois, Rte. 53, Lisle. 630-719-2465 or 800-511-1552.

JOEL FRANKEL & JUAN DIES Free children's concert. Sun 7/11, 4 PM, Cedar Playlot, 5311 N. Winthrop. 312-742-7502.

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

AMY LOWE Free children's concert. Thu 7/8, 6:30 PM, Trebes Park, 2250 N. Clifton. 312-742-7769.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 7/11, 4 PM, Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players (all-ages). 773-525-2508.

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