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Fall Arts Guide 2008, Listings, Music

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September

thursday 9/18

Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson a Park West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $25. A

Feadz aSonotheque, 1444 W Chicago, 312-226-7600, $12.

Fear Before the March of Flames, Damiera, I am the Ocean a Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $10, $8 in advance. A

Vince Gill a Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet, 815-726-6600, $45-$95.

Charlie Hunter aLakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $20, $17.50 in advance.

Needtobreathe a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $14, $12 in advance, 18+

Plastic People of the Universe aHideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 773-227-4433, $20, $15 in advance.

friday 9/19

Dillinger Four, Scared of Chaka a Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $15, $12 in advance, 18+

French Kicks a Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $14.

Jenny Lewis a Epiphany, 201 S. Ashland, 312-226-9633 or 866-468-3401, $20.

Little Cow, Chica Libre a Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $12.

Skid Row a Joe's, 940 W. Weed, 312-337-3486 or 312-559-1212, $15.

Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart a Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212, $37.

Dar Williams, Shawn Mullins a Park West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $33. A

World Music Festival a over several venues, through 9/25.

saturday 9/20

Baba Zula a Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln. 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $12.

Cordero aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $10.

Evangelicals a Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $8, 17+

Felice Brothers a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $15, $12 in advance, 18+

Dana Fuchs a House of Blues Back Porch Stage, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $10-$12.

Murray Hammond a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $12.

12th Annual Hideout Block Party with the New Pornographers, Plastic People of the Universe, Neko Case, Ratatat, Black Mountain, Vieux Farka Toure, and others a Hideout, through 9/21, 1354 W. Wabansia, 773-227-4433 or 866-468-3401, $45. A

Lagwagon, MXPX, Only Crime a Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $20. A

Huey Lewis & the News aThe Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center, Hammond, Indiana, 866-711-1463 or 312-559-1212, $45-$75.

Rachel Unthank & the Winterset a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $12.

Xavier Rudd a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $21.50, 18+

Rupa & the April Fishes, Chicha Libre aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $13-$15. A

We Are Wolves a Subterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, $12, $10 in advance, 17+

sunday 9/21

A Place to Bury Strangers a Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $12.

Live a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $37.50, 17+

Bret Michaels aThe Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center, Hammond, Indiana, 866-711-1463 or 312-559-1212, $30-$60.

Vieux Farka Toure, Etran Finatawa a Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $12.

Savina Yannatou & Rachel Unthank aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $13-$15. A

tuesday 9/23

High Places a AV-aerie 2000 W. Fulton #310. 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $10. A

Prasanna a Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $12.

wednesday 9/24

Eagles a United Center, also 9/25, 1901 W. Madison, 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212, $50-$185.

Miss Kittin & the Hacker a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $25, 18+

Mor Kabasi, Etugen a Martys', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $12.

Opeth, High on Fire, Nachtmystium a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $23-$26. A

Leon Redbone a FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn, 708-788-2118, $20.

Sigur Ros a Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State, 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, sold out.

Stars a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212. A

Twista, EPMD a Metro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $22, $18 in advance, 18+

Vasen, Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $12.

thursday 9/25

Bang Camaro a Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $10.

Janet Jackson a Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $49.75-$250.

James a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $24. A

Damien Jurado a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $14.

Rocket Summer, Secret Handshake, Morning Light a Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $17, $15 in advance. A

Zoe a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $32.50-$50, 17+

friday 9/26

Marc Broussard a Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $25.

Albert Cummings a House of Blues Back Porch Stage, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $15.

Pat Green a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $29.50-$31, 17+

Hayden a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $15.

Mogwai, Fuck Buttons a Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668 or 312-559-1212, $20.

Noah & the Whale a Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $12, $10 in advance.

Los Straitjackets, El Guapo a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $15.

Why?, Tobacco a Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $13, $11 in advance, 18+

Keller Williams a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $27, 18+

Cassandra Wilson aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$129.

World/Inferno Friendship Society a Subterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600, $10. A

saturday 9/27

Buckethead a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $20. A

Common, Talib Kweli, Roots a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $100. A

Robert Cray Band, Shemekia Copeland a The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center, Hammond, Indiana, 866-711-1463 or 312-559-1212, $40-$55.

Helloween, Gamma Ray, Manticora a Pearl Room, 19081 Old LaGrange, Mokena, 708-479-5356 or 312-559-1212, $30.

Jolie Holland a Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $18, $15 in advance. A

Hyde Park Jazz Festival with Dee Alexander, Ari Brown, Orbert Davis, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Maurice Brown & Corey Wilkes, Zach Brock a Over several venues.

Enrique Iglesias, Aventura a Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $45-$150.

Macy's Day of Music A marathon featuring performances by musicians as diverse the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Von Freeman Group, and Ella Jenkins. aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, F

Glenn Miller Orchestra a Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main, Saint Charles, 630-587-8400, $29-$65.

My Bloody Valentine a Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence, 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212, sold out.

Omega Moos a Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $20, 18+

Ron Sexsmith a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $15.

Robert Walter Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich & James Singleton a Subterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, $15, $12 in advance, 17+

sunday 9/28

Awesome Color a Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $10, 17+

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds a Riviera Theatre, also 9/29, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, 9/29 sold out, 18+

Hot Chip (DJ Set) a Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-4140, $10, $5 with Metro ticket or wristband.

Hot Chip a Metro, also 9/29, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $25.

Gordon Lightfoot a Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, 102 N. Chicago, 815-726-6600 or 312-559-1212, $45-$65.

Frankie Randall, Deana Martin, Julius LaRosa, and Jerry Vale a The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center, Hammond, Indiana, 866-711-1463 or 312-559-1212, $65.

tuesday 9/30

Born Ruffians a Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $12, $10 in advance.

Lila Downs a Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $28-$40.

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October

wednesday 10/1

The Bug a Subterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600, $15, $13 in advance, 17+

Chicago Calling Arts Festival Local artists representing a range of disciplines present work made in collaboration with artists from other states and countries. aThrough 10/12, various times, prices, and locations. chicagocalling.org.

Children of Bodom, Black Dahlia Murder, Between the Buried and Me a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $25.50-$28. A

Heartless Bastards, Langhorne Slim a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $15, 18+

Ray Lamontagne, Leona Naess a Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State, 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, $36.50.

Wedding Present a Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $12-$15.

Rachel Yamagata a Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $20. A

thursday 10/2

Beck, MGMT a Aragon Ballroom, also 10/3, 1106 W. Lawrence, 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212, 10/3 sold out. A

Lindsey Buckingham a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $54.50-$56.50.

Liam Finn, Veils a Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $12. A

Gomez a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $27.50, 18+

Alanis Morissette a Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State, 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, $47.50-$67.50.

Polwechsel a Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis, 773-702-8670.

Weezer, Angels & Airwaves, Tokyo Police Club aAllstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $40-$50.

friday 10/3

Ataris, American Taxi aBeat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $15, $12 in advance, 17+

August Burns Red, A Skylit Drive, Sky Eats Airplane aReggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $12. A

Bassnectar a Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $18, 18+.

Citizen Cope a The Vic, also 10/4, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $29, 18+

B.B. King a Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, 102 N. Chicago, 815-726-6600 or 312-559-1212, $45-$110.

King Django aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $12, 18+

Obituary aPearl Room, 19081 Old LaGrange, Mokena. 708-479-5356 or 312-559-1212, $25. A

Pendulum aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $21-$23, 17+

Plastilina Mosh aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668. A

Mike Relm a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $18, $16 in advance, 18+

Supermayer aSmart Bar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-4140, $15.

Tina Turner aUnited Center, 1901 W. Madison, 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212, $59.50-$150.

Carrie Underwood a Sears Centre, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy, Hoffman Estates, 888-732-7784, $35-$55.

saturday 10/4

Dead Confederate aSchubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $10.

From the Jam a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $25.

Kaskade aSmart Bar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-4140, $15, $12 before midnight.

Kenny Loggins aStar Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212, $38.

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $25, 18+

New Kids on the Block a Allstate Arena, also 10/24, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, 10/4 sold out.

Justin Nozuka, Gabe Dixon Band a Martys', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $14.

Max Raabe & the Palast Orchester a Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora, 630-896-6666 or 312-559-1212, $25.50-$65.50.

Sunset Rubdown a Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $15.

sunday 10/5

Indigo Girls a Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet, 815-726-6600 or 312-559-1212, $34-$39.

Uli Jon Roth a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $23-25.50, 17+

Ravi Shankar aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$99.

monday 10/6

Black Kids, Virgins aMetro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $16. A

Ani DiFranco a Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State, 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, $39.50.

Robert Pollard's Boston Spaceships a Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $16.

Todd Rundgren & Band aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $52.50, 18+

Tina Turner aAllstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $59.50-$150.

tuesday 10/7

Peter Hammill a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $25.

mstrkrft, Felix Cartal aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $25, $20 in advance, 18+

Nelly aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $38-$40, 17+

Unearth, Protest the Hero, Acacia Strain a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $14-$17. A

wednesday 10/8

Bootsy Collins a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $45-$48, 17+

Dodos, Au a Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $12, 18+

Imperative reaction, SITD, Aesthetic Perfection aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $20, $17 in advance, 18+

Jamie Lidell, Janelle Monae aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $22, 18+

Joe Satriani a Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, $32-$52.

thursday 10/9

Bayside, The Status, Valencia, Matches a Metro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $17, $15 in advance. A

Broken Social Scene a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $25. A

Cunninlynguists a Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $12, $10 in advance, 18+

My Morning Jacket a Chicago Theatre, also 10/10, 175 N. State. 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, $35.50, 10/10 sold out.

Steve Smith's Jazz Legacy a Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15.

Stnnng a Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $8.

Tegan & Sara a Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $29. A

friday 10/10

Lawrence Arms, Bouncing Souls a House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $16.50. A

Dan Deacon & Friends a Epiphany, also 10/11, 201 S. Ashland, 312-226-9633 or 866-468-3401, $8, $15 for a two day pass. A

Tommy Emmanuel, Anthony Snape a Park West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $30, $27.50 in advance, 18+

Ben Folds a Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $35-$40, 18+

Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins a Sears Centre, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy, Hoffman Estates, 888-732-7784, $38.50-$85.

Cory Morrow a Joe's, 940 W. Weed, 312-337-3486 or 312-559-1212, $10.

Randy Newman a Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee, Waukegan, 847-782-2366, $39.50-$49.50.

Riot Fest with All, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, TSOL, Big Drill Car, Casualties, and others a Over several venues, through 10/12. (see sidebar)

Josh Rouse, Horse in the Sea a Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $22. A

Silver Jews a Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203 $20, 18+

Stereolab, Monade a The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $23, 18+

saturday 10/11

Chicago Country Music Festival with Gretchen Wilson, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, and others aSoldier Field Parkland, through 10/12.

Cold War Kids aThe Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $20. A

Drag the River aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $13, $11 in advance.

The Egg aMartyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15, $12 in advance.

Jimmie Dale Gilmore with Eilen Jewell aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $22. A

History of House with Farley Jackmaster Funk, Crystal Waters, Mario Diaz, Robin S., Rochelle Fleming, and others aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $20-$50.

Mason Jennings aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $18-$20.50, 17+

Sonya Kitchell & the Slip aSchubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $14, $12 in advance.

Kooks aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $22. A

Pierced Arrows aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $10.

Throw Me the Statue aBeat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $10. SA

Watain, Withered aReggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $18, $15 in advance, 17+

sunday 10/12

Fleet Foxes aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $14, 18+

Pinback aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $18, $15 in advance.

monday 10/13

Amon Amarth, Ensiferum, Belphegor aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $21.50-$23. A

Mountain Goats, Kaki King aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $18.50. A

tuesday 10/14

Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke aArie Crown Theater, 2301 S. Lakeshore, 312-791-6190, $57-$123.

Killing Joke aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $23-$28, 17+

Ben Kweller aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $20. A

Maylene & the Sons of Disaster, A Static Lullaby aSubterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, $14, $12 in advance. A

Okkervil River, Crooked Fingers, Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $20, $18 in advance, 18+

wednesday 10/15

Aggrolites, Everybody Out aSubterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, $15, $13 in advance, 18+

Celtic Thunder aRosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd, Rosemont, 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212, $37.50-$57.50.

Cobra Starship aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $15-$17. A

Ladyhawke aAV-aerie 2000 W. Fulton #310. 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $12, $10 in advance. A

Mirah, No Kids aEpiphany, 201 S. Ashland, 312-226-9633 or 866-468-3401, $15. A

Residents aLakeshore Theater, also 10/16-10/17, 3175 N. Broadway, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $30. A

thursday 10/16

Kool Keith, Tim Dog & Mike Live aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $20, $17 in advance, 18+

Toubab Krewe aHouse of Blues Back Porch Stage, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $12-$14.

George Winston aBeverly Arts Center, also 10/17, 2407 W. 111th, 773-445-3838, $30.

friday 10/17

Against Me!, Ted Leo & the Pharmicists aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $25. A

Matthew Dear's Big Hands aSonotheque, 1444 W. Chicago, 312-226-7600, $13.

Deerhoof, Experimental Dental School aMetro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $15. A

dmbq aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $14, $12 in advance, 18+

Alejandro Escovedo aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $20, 18+

Will Hoge aDouble Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $15.

Kal aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $20. A

K.D. Lang, Dustin O'Halloran aChicago Theatre, 175 N. State, 312-462-6363 or 312-902-1500, $39.50-$75.

LTJ Bukem aSmart Bar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-4140, $15.

Milton Nacimento and the Jobim Trio aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$83.

The New Year, War on Drugs aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $14, $12 in advance.

Notwist aLogan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $15. A

Chuck Ragan, Ben Nichols, Tim Barry aReggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $15, 17+

Claude Vonstroke, Riva Starr aSmart Bar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-4140, $12, $10 before midnight.

Rufus Wainwright aThe Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center, Hammond, Indiana, 866-711-1463 or 312-559-1212, $40-$50.

Jimmy Webb aSchubas, also 10/18, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $25.

saturday 10/18

The Falcon aSubterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, $12, $10 in advance, 17+

Genghis Tron, Yip Yip, Black Cobra aBeat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $10, 17+

Global Drum Project featuring Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju, and Giovanni Hidalgo aHarris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 773-728-6000 or 312-334-7777, $32-$44. A

Kamelot, Edguy aPearl Room, 19081 Old LaGrange, Mokena, 708-479-5356 or 312-559-1212, $30. A

Man Man aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $15.

Old Crow Medicine Show aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $30, 18+

Wire Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $20, 18+

Yonder Mountain String Band Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $25, 17+

sunday 10/19

Dead C, Wolf Eyes aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $18, $15 in advance.

Vicente Fernandez aAllstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $39.50-$124.50.

Yngwie Malmsteen aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $20-$23, 17+

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$83.

Oak Ridge Boys aStar Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212, $39.

Toadies aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $15, 18+

monday 10/20

Duffy aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $23.50. A

tuesday 10/21

Anberlin aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $17-$20. A

Vurs aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $15, $13 in advance, 18+

Joan Osborne aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $25, 18+

Tv On the Radio, Dirtbombs aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $25. A

Yelle aLogan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $20. A

wednesday 10/22

Panic at the Disco, Dashboard Confessional aAllstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $29.95-$39.95.

Skarhead, Danny Diablo & the Shotblockers aReggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $15.

thursday 10/23

Diplo, Abe Vigoda aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $15, 18+

Electric Six, Golden Dogs aDouble Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $15.

Fucked Up aReggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $12. A

The Inca Trail The CSO goes Peruvian under the baton of Miguel Harth-Bedoya.ilil aThrough 10/25, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$199.

Mae aSchubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $20. A

Luis Miguel aAllstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont, 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212, $55-$125.

Spinto Band, Frightened Rabbit aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $14, $12 in advance, 18+

Matthew Sweet aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $25, 18+

Wood Brothers aMartys', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15.

friday 10/24

Ekoostik Hookah aMartyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15.

Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers aSubterranean, also 10/25, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401, $20, 10/24 is all-ages and 10/25 is 18+

Legendary Pink Dots aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $15.

Metro Station, Schwayze aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $14-$16. A

Paul & Storm aSchubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $15.

Redman & Method Man aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $29.50-$32, 17+

Roots, Gym Class Heroes, Estelle aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $33.50-$36.

Rumble Strips aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $14, $12 in advance, 18+

Lucinda Williams aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $35, 18+

saturday 10/25

Crystal Castles aMetro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $17. A

Danzig, Dimmu Borgir aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $26.50. A

Melissa Ferrick aSchubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $25.

Pete Francis aMartys', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15.

Fujiya & Miyagi aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 312-666-6775 or 866-468-3401, $17, $15 in advance.

Lykke Li aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $15.

Lotus aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $18, $15 in advance, 18+

Gary Louris with Pieta Brown aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $25. A

Nadas aBeat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $15, 17+

Tim Reynolds & TR3 aDouble Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $20, $18 in advance.

Henry Rollins (Spoken Word) aThe Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $27.50. A

Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman aGenesee Theatre, also Star Plaza Theatre on 10/26, $35-$65.

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons aSears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy, Hoffman Estates, 888-732-7784, $42-$162.

sunday 10/26

Madonna aUnited Center, also 10/27, 1901 W. Madison, 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212, 10/26 sold out, $55-$350.

Magnetic Morning aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $12.

monday 10/27

Of Montreal, Sinkane aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $23. A

tuesday 10/28

Joseph Arthur aSchubas,also 10/29, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $22.

Coheed and Cambria aRiviera Theatre, also 10/29-10/31, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $28.50. A

Nikka Costa aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $20. A

Yeasayer, Chairlift aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775. $15.

wednesday 10/29

Akimbo aEmpty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $10.

Mest aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $15.50-$17. A

Amy Ray aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $15. A

thursday 10/30

Donovan Frankenreiter aDouble Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $18.

Gwar, Toxic Holocaust aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $21-$23, 17+

Norma Jean, Haste the Day aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $19, $16 in advance. A

friday 10/31

Crosby & Nash aCenter for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Pkwy, University Park, 708-235-2222, $59-$79.

Dwarves aBuzzbomb Club, 6301 W. 73rd, 708-728-6126, Bedford Park.

Jaguares aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $37.50-$40, 17+

King Khan & the BBQ Show aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 312-666-6775 or 866-468-3401, $15, $12 in advance.

Kings of Leon, We Are Scientists, Stills aAragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence, 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212, $33.50. A

Pepper, Passafire, Supervillains aetro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $20, $18 in advance. A

November

saturday 11/1

Dwarves aDouble Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $12, $10 in advance.

Underoath, Saosin, Devil Wears Prada aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $22. A

sunday 11/2

Dungen aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $15.

Relient K aHouse of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $16. A

monday 11/3

Hanson, Dave Barnes aHouse of Blues, also 11/4, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $28.50-$30.50. A

Magnolia Electric Co. aAbbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $12, 18+

Uh Huh Her aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $18, $15 in advance. A

tuesday 11/4

Celine Dion aUnited Center, 1901 W. Madison, 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212, $49.50-$185.

wednesday 11/5

Hayes Carll, Dedringers aSchubas, 3159 N. Southport, 773-525-2508, $14, $12 in advance.

Meiko, Thao Nguyen, Jaymay, Alice Tussell aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $22, $20 in advance. A

Umbrella Music Festival with John Tchicai, Paul Lovens, Alexander Von Schlippenbach, Hamid Drake, Elizabeth Harnik, Douglas Ewart, and others aOver several venues, through 11/9. (see sidebar)

thursday 11/6

The Academy Is . . . aHouse of Blues, through 11/8, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $18-$20. A

friday 11/7

The Fab Four aParamount Theatre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora, 630-896-6666 or 312-559-1212, $28.50-$33.50.

Julianne Hough aJoe's, 940 W. Weed, 312-337-3486 or 312-559-1212, $12.

Portugal. The Man, Earl Greyhound aSubterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600, $14, $12 in advance. A

Martin Sexton, Ryan Montbleau aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $27, $25 in advance, 18+

saturday 11/8

Girl Talk, Death Set aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $15. A

Gourds aMartyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15.

Del McCoury Band with John Reischman & the Jaybirds aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $30. A

Neva Dinova aBeat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444 or 866-468-3401, $12, $10 in advance, 17+

sunday 11/9

Martin Taylor & Martin Simpson aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $22. A

tuesday 11/11

Joan Baez aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$70.

Elisa aMartyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln, 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499, $15.

Matt & Kim, Best Fwends aSubterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600, $10. A

thursday 11/13

Chiodos, Silverstein aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $22. A

friday 11/14

Rodney Carrington aChicago Theatre, 175 N. State, 312-462-6363 or 312-559-1212, $41.75.

Toumani Diabate aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $22. A

The Hold Steady, Drive-By Truckers aRiviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212, $27.50, 18+

Jackopierce aPark West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212, $27.50, 18+

Ben Weasel aReggie's Rock Club, also 11/15, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $15. A

saturday 11/15

Baroness, Coliseum aReggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0121 or 866-468-3401, $12.

Deerhunter, Times New Viking aMetro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $17. A

Robyn Hitchcock aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $35. A

Lang Lang and Friends aSymphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, $12-$55.

Steel Train, Forgive Durden aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775. A

sunday 11/16

Atmosphere aThe Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212, $20. A

tuesday 11/18

Jonita Lattimore in Porgy and Bess aLLyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker, 312-332-2244, $32-$185. (see sidebar)

saturday 11/20

Murder by Death, William Elliott Whitmore, J-Roddy Walston aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $14. A

Matt Nathanson aHouse of Blues, also 11/21, 329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212, $18-$20. A

Rise Against, Alkaline Trio, Thrice aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668, $27.50-$30. A

sunday 11/21

M83 aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 312-666-6775 or 866-468-3401, $20, 18+.

saturday 11/22

Aquabats aMetro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, $17. A

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival with the David Grisman Quintet, Avett Brothers, Ha Ha Tonka, Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, and others aCongress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee, 312-458-9668. A

Jason Mraz, Lisa Hannigan aAragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence, 773-561-9500, $32.50. A

saturday 11/29

Hot Tuna aOld Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, $38. A

Nada Surf aMetro, 3730 N. Clark. 773-549-0203, $20, 18+

Smithereens aBeverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th, 773-445-3838, $43.

Toasters, Pietasters aBottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 866-468-3401 or 312-666-6775, $20, 18+

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