Molemen Records' fourth annual Chicago Rocks hip-hop festival features performances by local groups and MCs, a breakdancing demo, and live art. For more information, see www.chicagorocks2006.com. Tickets are available at www.ticketweb.com (Friday) and www.ticketmaster.com (Saturday).
9:00 PM Rhymefest (see the Treatment), Mass Hysteria, Glue, Ang13, Stony Island, Infinito, Rhyme Scheme & Visual, Pugslee Atomz, Sham God, Que Billah, Lil Reap, and Haiku; DJs Rude 1 and Doc West spin throughout the evening. Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $12, 18+.
6:00 PM Juice, Lupe Fiasco c, Vakill, the Legendary Traxster, Longshot, Naledge, Diverse, Qwel, Modill, Payroll, Primeridian, live art by Revise CMW, and breakdancing by Brickheadz; DJs PNS and Intel spin throughout the evening. Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212, $16. A
12:30 AM DJs Rude 1 and Shon Dervis, the Note, 1565 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-0011, $5, 21+.