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Music listings are compiled by LAURA KOPEN and RENALDO MIGALDI (classical, fairs and festivals) from information available Tuesday. We advise calling ahead for confirmation. Please send listings information, in-cluding a phone number for use by the public, to Reader Music Listings, 11 E. Illinois, Chicago 60611, or send a fax to 312-828-9926, or send E-mail to musiclistings@chicagoreader.com.

ROCK, POP, ETC. includes hip-hop, dance music and electronica, funk, reggae, zydeco, cabaret, contemporary R&B, and some international pop. FOLK & COUNTRY includes bluegrass and traditional Irish music. BLUES, GOSPEL, R&B includes traditional rhythm and blues, boogie-woogie, and deep soul. JAZZ includes ragtime, swing, and fusion. INTERNATIONAL includes Indian classical music, African music, salsa, and ethnic folk genres. FAIRS & FESTIVALS are listed in a separate category without regard to music type.

Rock, Pop, etc.

CONCERTS

AUDIO ADRENALINE, FONO, RAZE Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day, Deerfield. 800-965-9324 or 312-559-1212.

BEACHBUGGY Free in-store performance. Monday, 8 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

BECK, HANK WILLIAMS III Monday, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

BLACKS at the museum's "First Fridays" reception. Next Friday, February 4, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

BRICKHEADZ, SPIRITS STILTWALKERS, MINIANKA DRUM & DANCE ENSEMBLE "Movements of Evolution" breakdance concert. Next Saturday, February 5, 2 PM, GAR Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS 19th annual awards ceremony with performances by Arvell, Maestro, Charles Cameron, Belizean Vibes, Aswah Greggorri, Devon Brown, and others. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Oriental Theatre/Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 24 W. Randolph. 312-427-0266 or 312-559-1212.

STEVE COOPER ORCHESTRA Ballroom dance concert. Sunday, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom & Banquet Center, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

COWBOY JUNKIES, JOSH ROUSE Next Friday, February 4, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

LARRY O. DEAN & THE ME DECADE Free performance. Next Friday, February 4, 7 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

EVEN SHSIYAH Free concert in celebration of Tu B'Shevat. Monday, noon, second floor, Chicago Circle Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted. 312-829-1595.

SAM GHANSAH Free admission. Next Friday, February 4, 7 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ARTO LINDSAY, SAM PREKOP & ARCHER PREWITT See Critic's Choice. Friday, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

LORDS OF ACID, PRAGA KHAN, GENOCIDE II Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

MALO, TIERRA, EL CHICANO, TOGETHER, JORGE SANTANA Next Saturday, February 5, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

MOODY BLUES Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

STEPHEN RADER Benefit concert. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Village Players Theater, 1010 W. Madison, Oak Park. 708-222-0369.

ELLEN ROSNER, GEOFF GREENBERG, EVELYN WATSON Saturday, 9 PM, Underworld Used Books, 1331 N. Ashland. 773-395-8454.

ROUTE 66 Free concert. Monday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SNO-CORE 2000 with System of a Down, Incubus, Mr. Bungle, Puya. Next Saturday, February 5, 6 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

SOMETHING FOR JOEY Benefit for Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Friends. Next Saturday, February 5, 7 PM, Germania Place, 108 W. Germania. 847-570-5095.

RICK SPRINGFIELD Friday, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

TIMEOUT DRAWER Free in-store performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Laurie's Planet of Sound, 4703 N. Lincoln. 773-271-3569.

JEFF TWEEDY, JON LANGFORD, TIM RUTILI as "Wiggleworms' Dads" perform their favorite kids' music. Sunday, 2 and 4 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM. Friday, Audio Blow, Batteries Not Included. Tuesday, 8 PM, "Chick Singer Night" with Karen Gallagher, Margie Gibson, Amy Sherman, Kate Milan & Alyssa. Next Friday, February 4, Soul Fix, Convulsion. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Ryan. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Fun Boy spins in the loft. 773-348-5100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing. 773-227-6859.

AURA 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays. Friday, Skylab 2000 with Chris Gin. Saturdays, DJs Harry the Blade & Brian Clarke. Thursdays, Jen Jameson & DJ Laura B. Next Friday, February 4, Thomas Michael. 312-266-2114.

BABY DOLL POLKA CLUB 6102 S. Central: Friday, 8:30 PM, Eddie Korosa & the Boys From Illinois. 773-582-9706.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Jon Langford & Six Proud Walkers, Love Kit (see Spot Check). Saturday, New Duncan Imperials, Krinkles. Sunday, 7:30 PM, Fareed Haque Ensemble with Lisa Lauren, Jeff Vezain. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Thursday, Mineshaft Gap, Baddigo. Next Friday, February 4, American Ego, Kimi Hayes Band, Shards. Next Saturday, February 5, John Mathie, Matthew, Unibrow. Next Sunday, February 6, Howie Kantoff, Steve Howard, Nicholas Markos. 773-281-4444.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: "DJ/VJs" play dance music Tuesdays through Saturdays after 5 PM and Sundays and Mondays after 8 PM. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, Collision. Mondays, DJs John Almonte & Jen spin metal. Tuesdays, DJs Shon Dervis. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. Thursdays, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Deatholz, Vax Wallow, Delusion. Saturday, Jim Byron Band, Brunswicks, William & the Conquerors. Monday, 9:30 PM, Matt Kappazzi; 10:30 PM, open mike. Next Friday, February 4, Prairie Town, Coin. Next Saturday, February 5, Shine, Dorks. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Poolside & Gamewarden. Saturdays, DJ Nique. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty. Mondays, Josh Werner, Justin Long. Tuesdays, Jesse de la Peña. Wednesday, Sage, Phunckateck, Eklektic, Bass by the Pound DJs. Thursdays, Collette. 773-235-9100.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BLACK ORCHID Piper's Alley, 230 W. North: Music after 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Ron Hawking. Thursday through next Saturday, February 5, Sam Butera. 312-944-2200.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys Band. Sundays, 9 PM, "Grateful Dead jam night." Tuesday, Fuzzbusters. Wednesday, DJs spin. Next Friday, February 4, Booker Noe. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Guilty. Saturday, Bello, Still. Next Friday, February 4, Red Pop Theory. Next Saturday, February 5, District. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Cats Under the Stars. Saturday, Butterfly McQueen. 773-528-0888.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Sundays, 8:30 PM, music and spoken word followed by an open mike. 773-348-8536.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9:30 PM, and Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin retro music. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Thursdays after 8 PM. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, DJ Hide. 773-384-2547.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Saturday, 9 PM, Tony Ocean. 312-433-0025.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Animation (Rush tribute band). Next Saturday, February 5, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-524-9910.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Sundays, Miss Foozie & Her Floozies, DJ Jeff Berry. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 9 PM. Friday, 8 PM, DJ Frank Orall & percussionist Earl Talbot. Wednesdays, DJs Gil Burns, Pulz-8 & Jeff Moyer. 312-266-1200.

CLUB CHAMELEON Empress Casino, Empress Road between I-80 and Route 6, Joliet. DJs spin 8-10 PM Fridays, 6:30 PM-2 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays. 888-436-7737.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. 773-489-0379.

CLUB MACANUDO 60 E. Walton: Wednesday, 7 PM, Darcy Marie with pianist David Rice. Next Saturday, February 5, 9 PM, Nicholas Barron. 312-642-4200.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 773-477-1420.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9:30 PM-1:30 AM, pianist and singer Mark Burnell. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Reggae midnight to 4 AM Mondays and Wednesdays. Mondays, 8 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 5-10 PM, DJ Romonski Luv. 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar with zydeco music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays, 6:30 PM Thursdays; no cover. 847-520-4800.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Thursdays, 10:30 PM Saturdays. Saturday, Underwater People. Next Saturday, February 5, Domestic Problems, Grand Avenue. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR NORTH 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Restaurant with live music at 10:30 PM. Fridays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin 70s music. Saturday, Aswah Greggorri. Next Saturday, February 5, Turnstyles. 847-541-4700.

DANIELA'S RISTORANTE & PUB 7510 Randolph, Forest Park: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, open mike. 708-366-3804.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room nightly. Fridays, 8 PM, Ty Perry; 10:30 PM, Greta Clark & Jack Short. Saturdays, 8 PM, Colleen McHugh; 10:30 PM, Julie & Janna Cardia. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Stephen Rader & Ruth Bonnet. Thursdays, Pam Fox & Dan Stetzel. Next Sunday, February 6, Barbara Bleier & Dan Stetzel. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM; no cover Sunday through Wednesday or before midnight Friday and Saturday. Thursdays, Bandoleros, DJ Andrew. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sunday, DJ Ron. Monday, DJ Darrick spins punk. Tuesday, DJs Kenny & Scot spin metal. Thursday, Northern Soul DJs spin. 773-472-2771.

DETOUR 6255 N. McCormick: DJs spin progressive house and dance music Thursdays and Fridays 9 PM-4 AM and Saturdays 9 PM-5 AM. 773-267-0090.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Friday through Tuesday, Four Man Acoustical Band. 312-836-7870.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Friday, 9 PM, Marcy Playground, Eden Seed, Boot. Saturday, 10 PM, Box-O-Car, Million Yen, Atomic Numbers, Wes Hollywood. Sunday, 9 PM, Stereophonics, Bombpop. Monday, 8 PM, Travis, Butterfly Child. Tuesday, 10 PM, DJ Matt Tuite spins a "southern set" downstairs in the Dirt Room. Wednesday, 9 PM, Heavy Duty Felt, Brando's Charm, Jupiter Down. Thursday, 9 PM, Anastacia. Next Friday, February 4, 10 PM, O'nit, Isabelle Hayes, Peking Turtle. Next Saturday, February 5, 10 PM, Descendro Allegro, Strawberry, Cattivo, Bobby Conn. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturday, Daniel Thompson, Richard Henry, Inbum, Derrick Kyles, FLX, Kurt Stephens. 312-751-2900.

DREAMS 935 S. State, Lockport: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturday, Mr. Blotto. 815-834-0084.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Friday, DJs Banti, Aladdin, Surreal Sunil & Ank G. Saturdays, DJs Myke, Neill & Adrian. Thursdays, Afrodisiacs. Next Friday, February 4, DJs Tony Abasolo & Neill. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday, Jenkins Band. Saturday, Tall Grass Musicians. Wednesdays, open mike. Thursdays, David Sarkis. Next Friday, February 4, Mr. Meyers. Next Saturday, February 5, Red Pop Theory. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 8 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Underwater People, Jason Mast. Saturday, Echosend, Ian Crockett Band, Arthur Lee. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesday, Jon Gram. Wednesdays, Jack Straw. Thursdays, Libido Funk Circus. Next Friday, February 4, Why Store, Serilian, Jon Gram. Next Saturday, February 5, Angry Salad, Weed Street Band, Jamie Lynne Paradise. 847-358-9150.

EAST BANK CLUB 500 N. Kingsbury: Music after 5:30 PM. Fridays, pianist Bob Solone. Thursdays, Bob Solone Trio. 312-527-5800.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 11 PM. Friday, Flippin' Minnows, Greedy Gretchen, Gary Dacanay Group. Sundays, Sumo. Mondays, E-Mics. Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Burlap to Cashmere; 11 PM, 19.5 Collective, National Wrecking Company, DJ Lowsh. Wednesday, Peking Turtle, Shaista Bosch. Next Saturday, February 5, Rico! 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Mind Over Matter. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, 20 Miles (see Critic's Choice), Bob Log III (see Spot Check). Saturday, Frontier, Vandermark 5, Sterling. Sunday, "Borrowed Language" DJs spin. Monday, 9 PM, Cells, Berber, Uniform. Thursday, X-Vessel, Motion. Next Friday, February 4, Half Japanese, Adult Rodeo, PF & the Buz Buzzers. Next Saturday, February 5, Andre Williams, Sin Ropas, Devil in a Woodpile. Next Sunday, February 6, "Friktion" DJs spin. 773-276-3600.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Saturday, 8:30 PM, Breakin' Strings. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Dough. 847-718-9272.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin music in the cabaret room nightly: Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 5 PM-5 AM; in Club X: Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM. Saturdays, DJ Laura B. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Sundays and Monday, Dub Dis (no cover). 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin music from 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-4 AM Saturdays. 773-395-2700.

FACES 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays after 8 PM and Sundays after 7 PM. 312-440-3223.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Soma DJs spin trance music with Christopher Robin, Dan Fijolek. 312-226-4555.

FINISH LINE 8550 W. Ogden, Lyons: Friday, Major Woody. Saturday, Surrender (Cheap Trick tribute band). 708-447-3116.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: Music at 7 PM. Friday, 8 PM, Glistening Chin Music, Phantom 3, Taylor, Puta-pons. Saturday, 8 PM, A-Set (see Spot Check), Kind of Like Spitting, Volta Do Mar, Shores Of, Gaetti. Sunday, 5 PM, Back Up, Fid, Waste, Resignation, Loose End. Wednesday, 6 PM, Whippersnapper, Ingrates, Low Profile, Jettison, 2nd Class. Thursday, 8 PM, Allscars, Cheer-Accident, Robert Johnson & the Browns, Your Father's Mustache. Next Friday, February 4, 6 PM, Rx Bandits, New Found Glory, Midtown; 10 PM, Moto, Bleed, Vax Wallo. Next Saturday, February 5, 5 PM, First Grade Crush, Porters, Mega Super Ultra, Veloria Beat; 9 PM, Loraxx, Kelly 18, Moreno, Three Dollar Bill. Next Sunday, February 6, 5 PM, benefit for Hope Children's Hospital with Yellow Snowmen, Cancer Merchants, Mike, Poonannies, Cobra Kai. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Rico! Thursday, 9 PM, David Polk Project. Next Friday, February 4, 9:30 PM, Kelly Willis, Jack Ingram. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Friday, 10 PM, Grand Marquis (no cover). Saturdays, DJs spin dance music upstairs in the loft. Mondays, open mike. Tuesdays, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Thursday, February 3, Cirrus Falcon. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Mr. Meyers. Saturday, Then Again. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Public I. Next Friday, February 4, Then Again. 630-416-4898.

FUSE 738 N. Clark: DJs spin Tuesdays through Saturdays after 9 PM. 312-932-9289.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Heavy Mental, Suckmakers. Saturday, Yo-Yo Smugglers, Sinekwanon. Next Friday, February 4, Clown Band, Neon Jesus, Skullicious. Next Saturday, February 5, Pimp Genetics, Julius Brag. 773-489-5471.

GAMEKEEPERS 345 W. Armitage: Music after 10 PM. Saturday, Trippin' Billies. Thursdays, Matt & Bill. 773-549-0400.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays, 5:30 PM, Mark McAssey; 9 PM, Honey West & Russ Long. Saturday, 10 PM, Ginger Tam & Russ Long. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike with Beckie Menzie. Monday, 5:30 PM, Sarah Poretta; 9 PM, Job Christensen & Beckie Menzie. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Friday, 7:30 PM, Scott Montgomery Band. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols. Sunday, 6 PM, Honey West & Michael McAssey; 9:30 PM, Amy Armstrong & Freddy Allen. Monday, 7:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe; 9:30 PM, Michael McAssey. 773-348-1053.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, VJs spin "retro classics." 773-252-4090.

GIORGIO'S BANQUETS 276 E. Irving Park, Wood Dale: Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM, members of Stage Right Dinner Theatre perform show tunes. 630-766-4626.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin nightly from 10 PM until 4 AM. 312-587-8469.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-525-7313.

GROOVY 4660 W. 147th, Midlothian: DJs spin 70s disco and 80s retro dance music after 8 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Billygoat. 708-371-7272.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Boduli, Vatra, Ludi Ritam. Saturday, the Buzz, Mostly Water. Thursday, Braam, Mega Super Ultra. Next Friday, February 4, Prodigal Sunset, Smushies. Next Saturday, February 5, Satya Graha, Mos Isley. 773-472-5139.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sunday, 8 PM, Ellen Rosner, Greg Trafillo, Tristen. Next Friday, February 4, 10:30 PM, Deanna Varagona, Can Ky Ree. 773-465-8005.

HELL 1115 N. Northbranch: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays. Friday, Keith Ware, Teri Bristol. Saturday, Matt Warren, Bruno Castellano. Wednesdays, Matt Warren. Thursdays, Jim Belanger. 312-236-4355.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 10 PM, Billygoats, Bottletones. Wednesday, 10 PM, "Chicago's Finest Hour" with Blacks, Rebecca Gates, Wesley Willis, Diane Izzo (no cover). Thursday, 9:30 PM, Covered in Honey, Julie Frost, Justin Earle. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, "Pot Lucky" Mr. Rudy Day, Susanna Hollywood, Kim, John Greenfield's Rock Band, Loose Roots Korean Drums, Dueling Evangelists with Harmonicas, Ralf's Famous Puppet Show & others. 773-227-4433.

HOB NOB NIGHT CLUB 4419 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake: Friday, Wave. 815-459-7234.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Rusk, Mind Over Matter. Saturday, Video Stars, Loose Screws. Next Friday, February 4, Six Over Seven, Lance & the Bo Boys. Next Saturday, February 5, Revolver, Reality Slap. 773-929-0944.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1471 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Ceasare spins "easy listening sounds," bossa nova, and international pop music. 773-486-0686.

HONEST JOHN'S 1000 Busse, Elk Grove: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Fairlanes. 847-956-1170.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Next Saturday, February 5, 10 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement. 312-362-9707.

THE HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays; three separate rooms feature hip-hop and reggae, latin and house music, and progressive dance and old school. 773-486-2086.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, 6 PM, Matthew Sweet; 7:30 PM, Anthrax, Fu Manchu, Chevelle, Un-band. Wednesday, 8:30 PM, Eric Benet. Thursday, 7:30 PM, Six Feet Under, Immolation, Hateplow. Next Friday, February 4, Samples, Push Stars. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 & 11:30 PM, "Paramount Laser Spectacular" features the music of Pink Floyd. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HUDSON'S ICE CREAM EMPORIUM 18 N. Catherine, LaGrange: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30-10 PM, DJs spin swing. 708-352-1937.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 9 PM-1 AM, Paul Anton. Mondays, 5-9 PM, Ben Rudolph, Jonathan Menchin. Wednesdays, 5-9 PM, Bobby Harrison. 312-640-0999.

INTA'S 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-5 AM. Fridays, DJs spin R&B and hip-hop. Saturday, Proximo. 312-829-7503.

IVAN'S 3358 N. Ashland: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 773-525-2140.

J.D. BATTS 12237 Western, Blue Island: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Rico! 708-389-7810.

EL JARDIN FIESTA CANTINA 3407 N. Clark: Music after 8 PM. DJs spin rock, pop, and alternative Fridays and retro Saturdays. 773-327-4646.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs play dance music of the 70s after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays. 312-664-1001.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Friday, Danger Will Robinson, Honey Child. Saturday, DJ Jam Master Jay, Rec Center, Greg D. Wednesdays, Chris Lincoln. Next Friday, February 4, Quantum Leep. Next Saturday, February 5, Mr. Blotto. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Todd T Band. Next Friday, February 4, Shawn Jennell's Acoustic Duo. 630-752-2000.

JOOK JOINT 749 Torrence, Calumet City: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Butta. 708-862-4291 or 708-862-4284.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, 8 PM, Dan Darrah. 773-477-3330.

JUB JUB CLUB 2447 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Saturdays through Thursdays. Saturdays and Tuesdays, DJ Polish Sausage. Sundays, "Garbage Sundays" with DJ Redneck Ed spinning garage, punk, country & blues. Wednesdays, DJ Uncle Doughnutz. 773-665-7557.

KARMA 318 W. Grand: DJs spin dance music after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Saturday, Donald Glaude, Barry Weaver. Thursday, Teri Bristol, Psycho Bitch. Next Saturday, February 5, Hyperactive, Mike Dearborn. 312-321-1331.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-4040.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Libido Funk Circus. Saturday, Hoochie Suit. Next Friday, February 4, Maggie Speaks. Next Saturday, February 5, Then Again. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJ Teddy spins Thursdays and Sundays after 8 PM. 312-337-2583.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin punk and glam. Mondays, Big Brad, DJ Wes Kidd III. Tuesdays, DJs Rich Gonshak, Shawn Jackson, Mel Hammond & Kevin Loftus. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Arthur Lee. Saturday, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike. Next Saturday, February 5, Rust Belt Boys. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Wednesday, Waystation. 773-525-2422.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Next Saturday, February 5, 9 PM, Chicago Rovers. 708-388-6755.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln Ave: Mondays, 8 PM, Windy City Jammers. 773-248-1820.

LIQUID SEX 221 W. Van Buren: After-hours restaurant; DJs Jamal Moss & Aura spin 3 AM-9 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 773-381-5940.

LUNAR CABARET 2827 N. Lincoln: Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, 9 PM, "Jug Band Party" with music by Kristina Brandabur, Matthew Brandabur, Kevin Davis, Kenny Golub, Tony Kalm, and Brendan Korb; program also features poetry, monologues, and dance. 773-327-6666.

LYON'S KNIGHT LIFE 4447 S. Lawndale, Lyons: Tuesdays, open mike. 708-447-9874.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: No cover on weeknights. Saturday, 10 PM, the Project. Sundays, Jeff Sandler's Eight-Piece Suit. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Seers Poncho. Wednesday, "Pop Wednesday" hosted by Phil Angotti. Thursdays, 10 PM, Jan James. Next Friday, February 4, 10 PM, Sal Fortunato & His Fabulous Stingrays. 773-871-3757.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Saturday, Lady D, DJs Dayhota & Mel Hammond. Sunday, DJs Brian G., Jevon Jackson & Freak. Mondays, "Beat Project" funk, soul & hip-hop showcase with DJs Shon Dervis & Hiroki features live performances and guest DJs. Tuesday, Playin' 4 the City, DJ Touch. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 223 W. Ontario: Saturday, 7 PM, and Sunday, 5:30 PM, Chicago Rose. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Friday, 6 PM, Chicago Rose. 847-952-8755.

MAGOO'S UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Friday, 4-Fi, Cap Salis Trio. Saturday, Freakalicious, Alien Booty. Sundays, "Thrift" DJs Pap, Spin Twin & Funktion. Next Friday, February 4, DJ Funktion. Next Saturday, February 5, Hydrostatic Union. 773-327-2739.

MANDALA HOUSE CAFE 2014 W. Belle Plaine: No cover. Fridays, 9 PM, guitarist Doug Alan. 773-506-4393, ext. 3.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly, 9 PM-5 AM on Saturdays. 773-975-9244.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Dave Zollo & the Body Electric. Saturday, Umphrey's McGee, Ray's Music Exchange. Tuesdays, Dark Star Orchestra. Thursday, "Big C Jamboree" with Bottletones. Next Friday, February 4, Stephanie Rogers, Flammable Dress. Next Saturday, February 5, Johnny L., Wombats. Next Sunday, February 6, 5-9 PM, benefit for Jane Addams Resource Corporation with Generations, Yvonne Doll & the Locals, and musicians from the Old Town School of Folk Music. 773-404-9494.

MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub with DJs spinning nightly after 5 PM. 312-427-1774.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 10 PM, Doc Martin & DJ Sneak, DJ Emily, Mateo & Matos. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Robbie Fulks, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms, Heatersons. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Poundseven, Minim, Sour, Gidgets Ga-Ga. Next Friday, February 4, 6:30 PM, God's Reflex, Traitors, Secret Agent Bill, Lynyrd's Innards. Next Saturday, February 5, 11 PM, µ-ziq, Luke Vibert & BJ Cole, DJ Jethrox. 773-549-0203.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Sunday and next Sunday, February 6, 10 AM-2 PM, acoustic brunch with Mythic Fig Trio. 847-742-5040.

MINT 820 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Thursdays, 10 PM, Green House DJs spin (enter at 2171/2 Green). 312-492-6468.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 847-488-0320.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR 6727 Olmsted, Edison Park: DJs spin dance music Thursdays after 10 PM. 773-631-1223.

MORSELAND MUSIC ROOM 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM. Friday, Atomic Numbers, Saps, Kleinfelter. Saturday, Milkbaby, Sour, Mainstream. Sunday, DJ Revize. Tuesdays, open mike. Next Sunday, February 6, Haujobb, Assemblage 23. 773-764-6401.

MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Fridays, DJs 3D, Colette, Vic Lavender & Paul Norman. Thursdays, DJs Rob Thurman & Brian Reaves. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Waxy & Spinmistress Batty. Wednesdays, DJ Navee. 773-486-7774.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM. 773-528-2622.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 8 PM, "home recording" showcase (public may bring in music). Wednesdays, DJs spin "rare and unusual" records. 773-728-5010.

NICK'S FISHMARKET 10275 W. Higgins, Rosemont: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Pearl Street Band. 847-298-8200.

905 CLUB 9055 N. Milwaukee, Niles: DJs spin music Thursdays through Saturdays after 9 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Gus Babalis. 847-470-1700.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs Tankboy & Uncle Dan spin late Friday and Saturday nights. Friday, 10 PM, Bumpus, Dred I Dread. Saturday, 10 PM, J. Davis Trio, Dirty MF. Sundays, 10 PM, Dirty MF, 33-1/3. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Ron Haynes. Thursdays, 10 PM, MVP. Next Friday, February 4, 9:30 PM, Porters, Deals Gone Bad. Next Saturday, February 5, 9:30 PM, Fat Time, Deana's House. 773-489-0011.

BAR 3343 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-665-7300.

OKNO 1332 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant with DJs after 7:30 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, trip-hop with DJ Kozmos. Saturdays, Birdie Num Num spins down beat, ambient, and electronica. Tuesdays, Leading Brand/Elevator DJs spin loungecore and hip-hop. Wednesdays, James Anthony spins trip-hop, ambient, and jungle. Thursdays, Hide spins dancehall. 773-395-1313.

O'MALLEY'S 6345 W. Belmont: Friday, 10 PM, Shades of Grey. 773-237-5454.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln, De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Next Friday, February 4, Rico! 815-758-2715.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches; 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7:30-11 PM, pianist Chad Willetts. 312-787-2200.

PAPA'S PIZZA 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Music at 6 PM. Friday and Saturday, Shawn & Janell. 815-468-6666.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Futuristic Dragon, John Battles. Saturday, Plush Cargo. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open mike hosted by Secret Vitamin Shag. Thursday, Cedarcase. Next Friday, February 4, Card Guts, 50 Grit, Pain Scale. Next Saturday, February 6, Iago. 773-486-9862.

PLANETA MEXICO 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 773-489-0600.

PLUSH 2242 N. Lincoln: Fridays, DJ Richie King. 773-404-9961.

POLLY ESTHER'S 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 312-664-0777.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: DJs spin after 10 PM Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays; no cover. Wednesdays, Garden Foundation & Rust Crew DJs spin hip-hop. 773-252-7767.

POP'S ON CHICAGO 2053 W. Chicago: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, open mike hosted by Miasma (no cover). Thursday, February 3, Stephanie Fletcher. 312-633-0828.

POP'S SPORTS BAR 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Friday, Kato the Houseboy. Saturday, Mr. Meyers. 630-924-9368.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Moods. 815-477-0340.

RACHEL'S CAFE & GIFT 734 E. Schaumburg, Schaumburg: Coffeehouse plays music by Morrissey and the Smiths. 847-310-9678.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM nightly, 5 AM on Saturdays. Fridays, DJ David Britton & Lil' John. Saturdays, Lego & Lil' John, JoJo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant & Lego, DJ Keith Ware. 773-278-1009.

REDHEAD 16 W. Ontario: Music after 8:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and after 8 PM Saturdays. Fridays, Gene Garcia. Saturdays, Dave Roberts, John Zamojcin. Sundays, John Zamojcin. Mondays and Thursdays, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Kenny Phelps. 312-266-1300.

REDNOFIVE 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM; free admission before midnight. Friday, Lego, Bear Who? 312-733-6699.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs Meza & Xavier Temple spin "high energy dance music" 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-738-9971.

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays and Tuesdays. 312-440-0535.

ROBY'S 1944 W. Division: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Kristen Shout, Neptune Looty. Saturday, Jupiter Down, Silverado, the Motion. Sunday, Mary D., A-Set (see Spot Check), Harboring Minors. Mondays, DJs Friends of Karen. Tuesdays, "punk and emo night." 773-252-9250.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Cryan Shames. Saturday, 8-Track. 630-543-3101.

ROSARIO'S RESTAURANT 5956 W. Higgins: Music after 7 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, Ronnie Ross. 773-775-7525.

RUBY SLIPPER 1161 N. Dearborn: DJs spin until 4 AM Fridays through Thursdays and Sundays and until 5 AM on Saturdays. 312-337-2300.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, United States Three, Hang Ups, Philo. Saturday, 10 PM, Vulgar Boatmen, Nadine. Monday, 7 PM, Tara MacLean, Justin Roberts; 10 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Tuesday, 9 PM, Anders Parker, Gaberdine (see Spot Check), Manishevitz. Wednesday, 10 PM, Aluminum Group. Thursday, 9 PM, Youngblood Brass Band. Next Friday, February 4, 10:30 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Accident Clearinghouse. Next Saturday, February 5, 10 PM, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, Rumble Seat. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Mirage. 630-372-2900.

SHARK BAR 212 N. Canal: Music at 10:30 PM. Fridays, Carl Brown & the Solid Gold International Band. Saturdays, Will & friends. 312-559-9057.

SIDELINES GRILL 2843 N. Halsted: DJs spin after all football games and Friday and Saturday nights. 773-528-8438.

SINIBAR 464 N. Halsted: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Alejan. 312-226-6092.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Friday, Darrell Woodson, DJ V. Sundays, Deep Latin Grooves. Monday, DJ Swamp, DJ Stizo, DJ Precyse, DJ Norm. Wednesdays, DJ Wes Kidd. Next Saturday, February 5, DJ Michelle, Brian Borden. 773-549-4140.

SMILER COOGAN'S 5637 W. Grand: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Chia. 773-889-0601.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM nightly. Saturdays, DJ Jim Lewis. Mondays, DJ Steven Farias. Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain. Thursdays, DJs Special Agent Webb & Steven Farias. 773-327-7711.

THE SPOT 1584 Rand, Des Plaines: Saturday, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-298-4000.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin after 10 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. 312-587-7657.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin on the first floor. Saturday, Earatik Statik, B-Movie Fiendz, Thaw For. Next Saturday, February 5, Butterside Down, Cheap Souvenirs. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJs Jay Biz & Mass Transit. Sundays, Twisted Bliss. Tuesdays, DJ Scott Lucas. 773-227-4906.

THURSTON'S 1248 W. George: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Drop Farm, Bunker Hill, Janis. Saturday, Juvenocracy, Waffle, Rufus Pablo, Terraplane. Tuesdays, DJs Flip, Matty, Chemisoul, Inbum. Wednesday, Rebecca's Statue, Calcutta Shakes. Thursday, Bogatta Fix, Leroy Fix, Radio Slave. Next Friday, February 4, Third Leg, Sweater Girl, Glitch. Next Saturday, February 5, 4 PM, Deals Gone Bad, Hudson Falcon, Callahan, Daycare Swindles. 773-472-6900.

TINLEY PERK 7899 W. 159th, Tinley Park: Music at 8 PM; no cover on Fridays. Tuesdays, 7 PM, open stage with Ken Qualter. 708-633-7375.

TOULOUSE COGNAC BAR 2140 N. Lincoln Park West: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Mondays, 8 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Mondays, Johnny Frigo & Joe Vito. 773-665-9071.

TRADER TODD'S ADVENTURE BAR 1157 N. Dearborn: DJ Riojet spins disco after 9 PM Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays (upstairs). 312-943-3944.

TUTTO TAPAS 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Dave Polk Group. 708-771-3063.

THE U!N! CLUB 3548 N. River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs spin after 8 PM. Fridays and Tuesdays, DJ Jimmy B. spins music from the 50s to the present. Saturdays, DJs spin dance music. Wednesdays, DJs Red Lox & Stallion Luv with DJ Blade spin reggae. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa & merengue. 847-233-9091.

ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR & GRILL 9 W. Division: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM nightly. 312-654-0000.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Friday, 8 PM, Bryter, Ripley Caine. Saturday, 8 PM, Scott Bennett, Tara MacLean. Sunday, 7 PM, Kelley Clute, Julie Frost, Summer Chance. Wednesday, 8 PM, C.H.A.T. music showcase. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM-1 AM, Heather Horton Band. 312-266-7761.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Sundays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays. Tuesdays, open jam with Anthony & Stevie D. 773-281-8188.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays. 847-969-1602.

VOYEUR 151 W. Ohio: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Martin "Bogieman" Luna spins "progressive house and underground Euro." Sundays, DJs Tone B Nimble, Spin, and Joe Glover. 312-832-1717.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Next Saturday, February 5, 9:30 PM, Rico! 630-264-2739.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Generations, Cool Factor Crusade. Saturday, Shades of Grey. Thursdays, Trippin' Billies. Next Friday, February 4, Rhythm Tree, Rubberhead. Next Saturday, February 5, Deja Vu. 773-929-1300.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Six Feet Over. Next Friday, February 4, Prince of Soul. 312-943-7815.

WILD GOOSE 4265 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Cheap Souvenirs. Saturday, Bad Cat. Next Saturday, February 5, Eric Howell. 773-281-7112.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Friday, Carl Brown, Gypsi Fari. Saturday, Baaro. Sundays, reggae jam with Gizzae. 773-327-4273.

WOODEN NICKEL 327 Waukegan, Highwood: Music after 9 PM. Friday, We You They. Saturday, Cads. Sundays, Bob Bloom. Wednesdays, Arthur Lee & Cats Under the Stars. Next Friday, February 4, Night Riders. Next Saturday, February 5, Cats Under the Stars. 847-432-6430.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Music after 9 PM. Wednesdays, Jorge Piza. Thursdays, Jim & Maggie. 773-549-4949.

YVETTE 1206 N. State: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Nan Mason & Terry Higgins. Sundays, 7 PM, Nadine Baxter. Mondays, 7 PM, Ester Hana. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Gwen Pippin. Wednesdays, 8 PM, pianist Bob Solone. Thursdays, 8 PM, Faye Bolden. 312-280-1700.

YVETTE WINTERGARDEN 311 S. Wacker: Fridays, 6 PM, and Saturdays, 6:30 PM, Jim Sellers Trio. Mondays and Tuesdays, 5 PM, pianist Bob Moreen. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 PM, pianist Jim Sellers. 312-408-1242.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Piano bar with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Tom Oman. Sundays, open jam session with Gary Filip & friends. Mondays, pianist Ruth Allen. Tuesdays, pianist Gary Filip. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Tom Oman. 312-642-5140.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, and Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

ALTAN See Spot Check. Friday, 8 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-478-4408 or 773-282-7035.

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS 19th annual awards ceremony with performances by Chase Daniels and others. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Oriental Theatre/Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 24 W. Randolph. 312-427-0266 or 312-559-1212.

TOM DUNDEE Next Saturday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 W. Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

MEGON McDONOUGH & FRIENDS Saturday, 7:30 PM, Norris Theatre, Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham, Saint Charles. 630-584-7200, ext. 10.

DOUG & BONNIE MILLER, PHIL COOPER, MARGARET NELSON, KATE EARLY, SUSAN URBAN, COMMON TATERS, BONNIE BIEHL & JUDY BOWEN, DOUGLAS UDELL, IT'S FER REEL Anniversary benefit concert and barn dance with caller Tony Scarimbolo. Saturday, 7:30 PM, American Legion Hall, 715 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

JAMIE O'REILLY, JOHN VORASSI, BRADLEY PARKER-SPARROW, SHANTA and others in a free tribute to Sandra Howe Royster. Wednesday, 6 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

REMEMBER ROME Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

KAREN SAVOCA, MICHAEL MILES Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale. 708-802-0236.

LINDA M. SMITH WITH ROBERT ARENDT & FOTIOS GOLEMIS Free in-store performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

STEEL EXPRESS Caribbean steel drum concert and viewing of the exhibit Outsider and Folk Art From Chicago Collections. Friday, 5 PM, Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan. 312-664-3939.

JAY UNGAR & MOLLY MASON, DAVID BROMBERG Saturday, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

39TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL AMERICAN MUSIC See Fairs & Festivals.

KELLY WILLIS Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Mainstage Theatre, College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake. 847-543-2300.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Sundays, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Wednesday, Corn Meal, Kraeusend. Thursdays, Abbey Folk Club hosted by Christy Barry. Next Saturday, February 5, Antje, Beki Hemingway, Al Rose. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Next Friday, February 4, Dan Whitaker. 847-332-1116.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country music at 7 PM; DJs spin Fridays and Sundays through Tuesdays. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturday, Susanna & the Hollywoods. Sundays, DJ Brian spins country music. 773-384-2547.

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

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Sundays, 5 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 9 PM, John Williams & Danny Novak with friends. 773-473-5263.

CRITTERS 3757 N. Cicero: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Just Us with Bertie Lee. 773-545-8787.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Wednesday, DJ Nan spins country music. 773-472-2771.

DUMAS WALKER'S BBQ PIT & FISH SHACK 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: DJs spin country music Fridays, Saturdays, and Wednesdays. 847-593-2200.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Aiden & Kevin. 773-529-9879.

EDELWEISS 7650 W. Irving Park, Norridge: Traditional German and popular American music after 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 708-452-6040.

FAST EDDIE McATEER IRISH PUB 5943 N. Northwest Highway: Live music Wednesday through Sunday nights after 9 PM. Friday, Fast Eddie. Saturday and Sunday, North & South. Thursdays, Fast Eddie. 773-763-0095.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesday, 8 PM, Rich Ingle. Next Friday, February 4, 9:30 PM, Kelly Willis, Jack Ingram. 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Teflons. Next Saturday, February 5, Folk-Lore Center staff/student concert. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Fred. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. 773-489-5471.

GALWAY BAY PUB 500 W. Diversey: Fridays, 6-9 PM, Smokin' Shamrocks of County Cook. 773-348-3750.

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

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 10 PM, Billygoats, Bottletones. Thursday, 9:30 PM, Covered in Honey, Julie Frost, Justin Earle. 773-227-4433.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 8 PM, songwriter showcase. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER 4626 N. Knox: Music at 9 PM in the Fifth Province Pub; no cover. 773-282-7035.

LAKEVIEW LOUNGE 5110 N. Broadway: No cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, Nightwatch. 773-769-0994.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Friday, 8:30 PM, Devlin & Deitel. Mondays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Bobby Dunne. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Mighty Joe. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish sessiun. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Back in Stride. Next Friday, February 4, 8:30 PM, Kat Eggleston. Next Saturday, February 5, 9 PM, Chicago Rovers. 708-388-6755.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Friday, 10 PM, Famous Brothers. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Monday, 9 PM, Jim DeWan (no cover). Next Sunday, February 6, 5-9 PM, benefit for Jane Addams Resource Corporation with Generations, Yvonne Doll & the Locals, and musicians from the Old Town School of Folk Music. 773-404-9494.

MASTHOUSE 528 E. Calhoun, Woodstock: Next Saturday, February 5, 7 PM, open mike & sing-along. 847-836-6278.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike (no cover). 773-728-6000.

SANDWICH OPERA HOUSE Pearl & Railroad, Sandwich: Next Saturday, February 5, 7 PM, Lee Murdock, Blue Water Band. 815-786-2555.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Michael Hurley. Next Sunday, February 6, 8 PM, Michael Miles & Greg Cahill. 773-525-2508.

SNUGGERY 36 E. New York, Aurora: Wednesdays, country line dancing with music by DJ Johnny J. 630-264-9800.

TINLEY PERK 7899 W. 159th, Tinley Park: Tuesdays, 7 PM, open stage with Ken Qualter. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, On the Mainline. 708-633-7375.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Friday, Curtis & Loretta. Next Friday, February 4, Mark Dvorak. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Sunday, 7 PM, Kelley Clute, Julie Frost, Summer Chance. Wednesday, 8 PM, C.H.A.T. music showcase. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Monday, 8-10 PM, Debi Kujawa. Wednesdays, 8-10:30 PM, John Lawler. Thursdays, 7:30-10 PM, Patty McCulla. 312-266-7761.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Ben Porter. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS 19th annual awards ceremony with performances by Ricky Dillard's New Generation, Roy Hytower, Ronnie Baker Brooks, and others. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Oriental Theatre/Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 24 W. Randolph. 312-427-0266 or 312-559-1212.

LUCY SMITH COLLIER, DOLORES BARRETT CAMPBELL, GLADYS BEAMON GREGORY, EUGENE SMITH perform as part of "A Church for All Nations: The Life and Legacy of Bronzeville's Elder Lucy Smith." Saturday, 1:30 PM, Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted. 312-747-6921.

FREE AT LAST Lena McLin's cantata will be performed; program also features Al Rudd & Company jazz ensemble and a drumming workshop with Baba Tyehimba Mtu. Free concert. Next Sunday, February 6, 2 PM, Sixth-Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th. 312-225-5300.

GOOD NEWS! with Robert Ray's Gospel Mass, Chicago Choral Artists, Congregational Church of Park Manor, DePaul Community Chorus Ensemble, and soloists Gloria Cotton and Milas J. Armour III. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge, Evanston. 847-864-1330.

JOHN JACKSON & ERIC NODEN See Critic's Choice; free concert and tribute to Pink Anderson. Thursday, February 3, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JOHN JACKSON See Critic's Choice; performance and interview as part of the "Speakin' of the Blues" series (free admission). Next Friday, February 4, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4050.

JOHN JACKSON See Critic's Choice; free concert. Next Friday, February 4, 6 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

james "SUPER CHIKAN" johnson Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, February 5, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE VOICES OF PRAISE GOSPEL CHOIR at the 12th annual Gospel Extravaganza, with New Direction, Voices for Excellence Community Choir, and James Ellzey & Voices of Praise. Saturday, 7 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-7469.

FRANK RAVEN & THE BLUE WATUSIS Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

DOROTHY ROBERSON Gospel concert. Wednesday, noon, Chicago Illini Union, University of Illinois at Chicago, 828 S. Wolcott. 312-413-5070.

KEN SAYDAK Free in-store performance. Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Ken Saydak Blues Show. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & Sons of Blues. Wednesdays, Willie D. 773-734-0491.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesdays, Carl Davis Band. Next Friday, February 4, Joanna Connor. Next Saturday, February 5, New Invaders. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Monday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tuesday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Chico Banks Band with Grana' Louise. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers with Grana' Louise. 312-661-0100.

BLUE CHICAGO STORE 534 N. Clark: Saturdays, 8 PM, Gloria Shannon Band. 312-661-1003.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Howard Scott & the World Band with Little Johnny Johnson & Laretha Weathersby. Sunday, L.V. Banks. Mondays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Wednesday, Kax & the Blacklight Band. Thursday, Sam Lay & Rob Stone. Next Friday, February 4, Dion Payton. 773-528-1012.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, John Primer. Saturday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Mondays, Big Bill Hickey & the Moneymakers (no cover). Wednesdays, jam hosted by Rockin' Johnny Band. Next Friday, February 4, James Folberg Band. Next Saturday, February 5, Otis Rush. 773-525-8989.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys Band. Saturday, Fruteland Jackson. Thursday, Sugar Blue. Next Saturday, February 5, David "Honeyboy" Edwards. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesdays, open jam with Brother John. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, 5:30 PM, Bucktown BBQ Boys; 9:30 PM, Duke Tomatoe, Kax & the Blacklight Band. Saturday, Sugar Blue. Sundays, John Primer. Monday, jam hosted by Brother John. Tuesday, Little Smokey Smothers. Wednesday, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Thursday, Ron Prince & Hard Time. Next Friday, February 4, 5:30 PM, Joanna Connor; 9:30 PM, Roomful of Blues, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Next Saturday, February 5, Johnnie Johnson, Nick Moss & the Flip Tops. Next Sunday, February 6, 6 PM, benefit for Barkin' Bill Smith. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. 773-384-2547.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Saturday, and Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, Artie "Blues Boy" White. 773-624-3240.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE II 1634 W. 69th: Mondays, 7 PM-midnight, blues open mike with Patricia Scott, Lucky Price, and Floyd Taylor. 773-471-6497.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music after 10 PM. Friday, the Buzz. Saturday, Matthew Skoller Band. Next Friday, February 4, Ron Prince. Next Saturday, February 5, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 630-513-0074.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Next Sunday, February 6, 8 PM-2 AM, "Mardi Gras 2000" party with Double J Blues Band with Killer Ray & others. 312-341-9787.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Gospel Supremes. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Professor John Band. 312-836-7870.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Next Saturday, February 5, 10 PM, Andre Williams, Sin Ropas, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-276-3600.

FAMOUS DAVE'S 739 N. Clark: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, 5 PM, Diamond Jim Greene; 9:30 PM, Jim Liban Blues Combo. Saturday, Carlos Johnson. Sunday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Monday, Rob Stone. Tuesday, Doug McDonald. Wednesday, Nick Moss & the Flip Tops. Next Saturday, February 5, Howard & the White Boys. 312-266-2400.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Saturday, 10 PM, Lonnie Brooks. Next Saturday, February 5, 10 PM, Koko Taylor, Ron Prince. 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Rockin' Johnny Band. Next Saturday, February 5, Keith Scott. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Downtown Charlie Brown Band. Next Saturday, February 5, Big Time Sarah. 630-416-4898.

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

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, 10 PM-1 AM, Billy King & Dan Beaver. 773-549-3232.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Friday, February 4, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Pat Doody Blues Band. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray. Next Saturday, February 5, 9:30 PM, Legendary Sam Lay Band. 708-484-3610.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile (no cover). 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Friday and Saturday, Blue Mirror Blues Band. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Tuesday and Wednesday, Joe Moss Band. Thursday and next Friday, February 4, Casey Jones. Next Saturday, February 5, John Jackson (see Critic's Choice). 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 329 N. Dearborn: Fridays, 5-9 PM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-1 AM, Ms. Mandi's R&B Revue. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, Peter Dames. 312-640-0999.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Saturday, 9 and 11 PM, and Sunday, 4 PM, Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music at 6 PM. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Chicago Red Hots. Next Saturday, February 5, Recliners. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Kenny Neal, Kid Dynamite, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Sundays, 4-8:30 PM, blues jam with Zanne Mack Band; 9:30 PM, Charlie Love, Casey Jones. Mondays, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers, Carl Weathersby. Tuesdays, J.W. Williams, Andre Taylor & Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Carl Weathersby & Howard Scott with Chick Rodgers. Thursdays, Nellie Travis & Andre Taylor, Charlie Love. Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, Billy Branch & Sons of Blues. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Vance Kelly & the Windy City Band. Saturday, John Castro & the Platinum Band. 312-360-1558.

LEATHER LOUNGE 401 E. 69th: Saturdays, 10 PM, Rush Hour Blues Band. 773-651-6763.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 South Chicago: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays and Mondays, 9 PM, Soul Purpose. 773-493-3477.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Iceman Robinson. Thursdays, Pedal Steel Transmission. 773-525-2422.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Blue Flames. 708-388-6755.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Margo & Strictly Southside Blues Band. Next Friday, February 4, Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning. 708-863-2000.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Chicago Playboys. Next Saturday, February 5, Rockin' Johnny Band. 773-252-1155.

111 CLUB 111 W. 111th: Fridays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-821-9165.

PEEK INN 2825 W. Irving Park: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Margo & Strictly Southside Blues Band. 773-267-5197.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Wednesday, Jim Anderson. Next Friday, February 4, Phil Guy. Next Saturday, February 5, Eddie King & the Swamp Bees. 815-477-0340.

PRIMO'S 22212 Governors Hwy., Richton Park: Thursday, February 3, 9 PM, open blues jam hosted by Billy King. 708-748-5560.

RED'S LOUNGE 3479 S. Archer: No cover. Live music after 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open blues jam. 773-376-0517.

RIVERVIEW 4018 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Friday, Blue Groove. Next Friday, February 4, open blues jam with Gallon. 773-463-4729.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Carlos Johnson. Saturday, Kinsey Report. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursdays, Little Mack Simmons. Next Friday, February 4, Big Time Sarah. Next Saturday, February 5, James "Super Chikan" Johnson. 773-342-0452.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Kevin Purcell. Saturday, Maurice John Vaughn. Sundays, open jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Next Friday, February 4, Reverend Raymond & the Chain Smoking Altar Boys. Next Saturday, February 5, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, Rockin' Johnny Band. Saturday, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All-Stars. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Wednesday, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, Billy Flynn Blues Band. 773-772-6656.

STARLITE 605 S. Pulaski: Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-826-5676.

SYNERGY II 243 W. Roosevelt, West Chicago: Next Friday, February 4, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 630-231-6000.

TOWNHALL PUB 3340 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Brothers K Band. 773-472-4405.

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Tea room and cafe features jazz pianists at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM weeknights. Saturdays, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. 773-728-3114.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Vida Blues. 312-943-7815.

WILD GOOSE 4265 N. Lincoln: Next Friday, February 4, Blue Marlins. 773-281-7112.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open blues jam with Matthew Skoller Band. 773-271-0401.

ZINES & BEANS 934 W. Webster: Next Friday, February 4, 7-9 PM, Jimmy Cole (no cover). 773-755-2681.

jazz

concerts

ACTIVE MUSIC Museum-wide day of music featuring architecture-influenced works by modern composers, works by Chicago composers (Art Lange, Guillermo Gregorio, Robbie Hunsinger), improvised music, and audio sculptures, with musicians Kyle Bruckmann, Lisa Goethe, Tatsu Aoki, Carrie Biolo, Steve Butters, Julia Bentley, Jeb Bishop, Michael Cameron, Gene Coleman, John Corbett, Ken Vandermark, TV Pow, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Ernst Long, Lou Mallozzi, Shelly Weiss, and others. Next Sunday, February 6, 1 AM-5 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

BERNARD ALCORN Free in-store performance. Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

KYLE ASCHE QUARTET Free concert. Wednesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PATRICIA BARBER TRIO Saturday, 5 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-3007.

MARK BETTCHER SEXTET Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, SecondSpace Theatre, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

BOISE QUEEN Free piano concert. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS 19th annual awards ceremony with performances by Phil Seed & Detour and others. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Oriental Theatre/Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 24 W. Randolph. 312-427-0266 or 312-559-1212.

DePAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE WITH JOE LOVANO under the direction of Bob Lark. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Merle Reskin Theatre, DePaul University, 60 E. Balbo. 312-922-1999.

AXEL DÖRNER with Ken Vandermark, Jim Baker & Michael Zerang accompany animated films by Winsor McCay, Dave Fleischer, Otto Mesmer, Norman McLaren, Larry Jordan, and Sally Cruikshank. Friday, 8 PM, Ferguson Hall, Columbia College, 600 S. Michigan. 773-293-1447.

DENISE LA GRASSA performs in "Is There Anything Going On Upstairs: A Jazztheatre Jam of Streetwise Satirical Jive." Fridays, 8 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, Center Theater, 1346 W. Devon. 773-508-5422.

JEFF LASKY Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

LEWIS BROTHERS QUINTET Benefit for the Women's Shelter and Good News (free-will offering). Next Sunday, February 6, 4 PM, Winnetka Presbyterian Church, 1255 Willow, Winnetka. 847-446-7777.

ARTO LINDSAY & VINICIUS CANTUARIA Free in-store performance; see Critic's Choice. Friday, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

ARTO LINDSAY, SAM PREKOP, ARCHER PREWITT Friday, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JAMIE O'REILLY, JOHN VORASSI, BRADLEY PARKER-SPARROW, SHANTA and others in a free tribute to Sandra Howe Royster. Wednesday, 6 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JEFF PARKER WITH AVREEAYL RA & YOSEF BEN ISRAEL "Musicality of Poetry" program with Quincy Troupe; free admission. Friday, 6 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-427-1676.

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Governors Hwy. and Stuenkel Rd., University Park. 708-235-2222 or 312-902-1500.

RED ROSE RAGTIME BAND Next Sunday, February 6, 4 and 7 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

REGINALD ROBINSON accompanies a program of films about jazz and jazz musicians. Free admission. Saturday, noon-5 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

AL RUDD & COMPANY Program also features Lena McLin's cantata "Free at Last" and a drumming workshop with Baba Tyehimba Mtu. Free concert. Next Sunday, February 6, 2 PM, Sixth-Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th. 312-225-5300.

BILLY TAYLOR TRIO, REGINA CARTER QUINTET Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

JOE VITO & JOHNNY FRIGO Free admission. Friday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Art Davis, Tom Hope, Rob Amster & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturday, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Steve Sandner & Holly McGuire. Sundays, 7:30 PM, Greg Sergo's Ellington Dynasty. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charles Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Jim Ryan Quintet with Bobby Lewis, Pat Mallinger, Thomas Kini & Jeff Stitely; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesday, noon, Max Hook; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Brass Blend with John Young, John Bany, Martin Bany, George Bean & Tom Garling. Thursday, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Next Friday, February 4, noon, Franz Jackson, Sonny Turner, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Next Saturday, February 5, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Jennifer Shelton Quintet. 312-642-6805.

ANGELINO'S 3561 N. Broadway: Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Denise LaGrassa Duo. 773-935-5933.

BACINO'S 75 E. Wacker: Mondays, 6-9 PM, Famous Pizza Gig Quartet with John Lewis, Carter Luke, Steven Hashimoto & Heath Chappell. 312-263-0700.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Thursday, February 3, through next Sunday, February 6, Carlos Cannon. 312-751-2433.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Sunday, 7:30 PM, Fareed Haque Ensemble, Lisa Lauren, Jeff Vezain. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Riff Rockets. 773-281-4444.

BELLA VISTA 1001 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, 8 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 773-404-0111.

BERNICE'S TWILIGHT ZONE RESTAURANT 2914 E. 79th: Thursdays, 8 PM, Latin jazz jam session with Crosswind. 773-374-6446.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM, Big Joe's Jazz Masters; 9 PM-midnight, jam session with Ted Hogarth, Darren Scorza, Neil Alger, and Alex Bednarke. 773-784-8755.

BILOXI GRILL 313 Liberty, Wauconda: Thursdays, 7 PM, Jazz du Jour (no cover). 847-526-2420.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Wednesday, 8 PM, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

BISTRO 1800 & MY BAR 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, 1800 Jazz Trio. Saturdays, David Young Quartet. Thursdays, Lloyd Quartet. 847-492-3450.

BLACK ORCHID Piper's Alley, 230 W. North: Music after 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Ron Hawking. 312-944-2200.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, Bob Carter Quartet with Ron Cooper (no cover). 773-525-8989.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Fridays, 7:30-10:30 PM, and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Jim Beebe's Chicago Jazz with Judi K (no cover). 630-574-2155.

BURGUNDY INN 2706 N. Ashland: Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Rob Zettl & Chris Clemente. 773-327-0303.

CAB'S WINE BAR BISTRO 434 N. Main, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thursday, February 3, Paul Jacki Trio. 630-942-9463.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, swing dance lessons with Moonlight Swing. 630-830-7200.

CAFE EXPRESS 615 Dempster, Evanston: Sundays, 1-4 PM, Bruce Mak, Tim Keenan & Dave Kemper. 847-864-1868.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Thursdays, 9 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Next Saturday, February 5, Greg Bishop Combo. 773-384-2547.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Fridays, 7 PM, pianist Professor John. 312-433-0025.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Friday, 5:30 PM, Joanie Pallatto Trio. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie. Thursdays, 5:30-9:30 PM, Paulinho Garcia & John Paul. Next Friday, February 4, 5:30 PM, Phil Kidder with Dave Gordon & Brian Sandsrom. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Friday, 9 PM, Milt Trenier Quartet. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain. 630-469-1080.

CITY LIFE 712 E. 83rd: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM-1 AM, June Yvon & the Mixed Ingredients. 773-723-6700.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler. 312-341-9787.

DAKOTA'S 8926 S. Stoney Island: Music after 7 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, master class with Sonny Seals. 773-374-8883.

DELEECE 4004 N. Southport: Mondays, 6:30 PM, Diane Delin/Greg Pasenko Trio. 773-325-1710.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Thursdays, 7 PM, Eddie Harrison. 312-836-7870.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 11 PM. Saturday, "Heroes of the Hammond" with Reuben Wilson (see Critic's Choice) featuring George Freeman & Robert Shy, Gerey Johnson's Cool World. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Frontier, Vandermark 5, Sterling. Tuesdays, Vandermark 5. Wednesday, Ken Vandermark's Territory Band with Axel Dörner & others. 773-276-3600.

ENNUI CAFE 6981 N. Sheridan: Music after 7 PM; no cover. Sundays, Bopzilla. Wednesdays, Jazz Hippies Power Trio. 773-973-2233.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Carow/Doyle Duo. Next Saturday, February 5, Airborne. 630-916-6242.

FANTASY SHOW LOUNGE 9942 S. Torrance: Sunday, 7 and 8:30 PM, Myron Mills Project. 773-721-7964.

FIRESIDE BEVERLY 10730 S. Western: Next Sunday, February 6, 5-8 PM, Gloria Shannon. 773-779-3606.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Next Sunday, February 6, 6 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra with Frieda Lee. 708-788-2118.

FOND DE LA TOUR 40 N. Tower, Oak Brook: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Frank D'Rone. 630-620-1500.

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

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Monday, Ron Cooper. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Jazz Temple Quartet with Beau Barry & R.J. Temple. 773-489-5471.

GENO'S PLACE IN THE PARK 12401 S. Ashland: Restaurant and sports bar. Wednesdays, Cote & Co. 708-385-3100.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Music after 7 PM. Thursdays, David Boykin. 773-373-6292.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Friday, Chris Foreman-Greg Rockingham B-3 Quintet. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Detour with Phil Seed. Sunday, 8 PM, Juli Wood Quartet (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter's Real Swing Orchestra. Thursday, 9 PM, Bill Porter-Rich Fudoli Quintet. Next Saturday, February 5, Terisa Griffin. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet with Von Freeman; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 11 PM, Grazyna Auguscik Trio. Monday, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio with Jim Gailloreto. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesday, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet with Laurence Hobgood. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Next Friday, February 4, Bill McFarland & the Chicago Horns. Next Saturday, February 5, Johnny Frigo Quartet. 773-878-5552.

HACKNEY'S 1514 E. Lake, Glenview: Music starts at 7 PM (no cover). Friday, Dick Mattick Swing Quintet. 847-724-7171.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10:30 PM, Don Tisch Quartet. Saturday, 11 PM, Project 9, Trouser. Thursday, 9 PM, Phil Mosberg Quartet. 773-465-8005.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. Tuesday, 8 PM, Ed Wilkerson/Nikki Mitchell Quartet with Harrison Bankhead & Toby Williams. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Jazz Unlimited Big Band. Thursday, 7:30 PM, Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six. Next Friday, February 4, 9 PM, Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Saturday, 9 PM, Astrud Gilberto. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUDSON CLUB 504 N. Wells: Restaurant and bar. Music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Lisa Taylor. Wednesdays, Donnie DeMarco Trio with Robyn Alexis. 312-467-1947.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays through Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5-9 PM, Calvin "Koco" Brunson. Mondays, 9 PM-1 AM, Larry Hanks. 312-640-0999.

JAZZ BARBERSHOP 1602 E. 53rd: Friday, 6 PM, Tony Rogers & Standing Room Only. 773-643-8041.

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. Friday, Harold Ousley Quartet. Saturday and Sunday (4 PM only), Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues. Monday, 8 and 10 PM, Rob Parton's Ensemble 9. Tuesday and Wednesday, "Stan Getz/Sonny Stitt birthday celebration" with Greg Fishman. Thursday through next Sunday, February 6, Mose Allison Trio. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM; matinee performances 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, 11 AM- 3 PM, Katherine Davis; 6 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet. Mondays and Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHNNY D'S 616 Golf, Schaumburg: Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, Steven Hashimoto & Bob Long. 847-519-9161.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 South Chicago: Thursdays, 7 PM, Lady Edwina Jackson with percussionist Phil Thomas and organist E.C. Brown. 773-493-3477.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: Tuesday, 10 PM, Steve Hashimoto Quartet. 773-862-7877.

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJ Riley Wimes spins swing. Thursday, 10 PM, Chicago Jump Company (preceded by intermediate dance lessons at 7:30 PM and beginning swing dance lessons at 8:30 PM). 773-528-3400.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Friday, 9:30 PM, Scott Rosenberg (see Spot Check). 773-489-9554.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM weeknights. Fridays and Saturdays, Stephanie Browning Duo. Wednesday, Paulinho Garcia Duo. Thursday, Greg Fishman Duo. 312-649-5874.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Saturdays and Sundays, 5-9 PM, and Wednesdays, 6-11 PM, pianist Scott Holman. 847-952-8755.

MAGOO'S UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, Steve Ramsdell Quintet (no cover). 773-327-2739.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Wednesday, 9 PM, Gephart Long Quartet with Grazyna Auguscik, Ken Haebich & Jim Gailloreto. 773-404-9494.

MELTING POT COFFEE HOUSE 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Friday, 8:30 PM, Julie V. & Company. 708-647-8202.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. 312-565-7444.

MOOSE LODGE 1799 Green Bay, Highland Park: Next Sunday, February 6, 3 PM, Eddie Barrett & the Goodman Legacy Band. 847-446-8700.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Friday, 9:30 PM, Bob Marsh & Carol Genetti. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Greg Hamilton, Bob Falesch & friends. Next Saturday, February 5, Rob Mazurek, Laurie Lee Moses, and Michael Zerang. 773-728-5010.

NEW APARTMENT LOUNGE 504 E. 75th: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Von Freeman & friends. Next Friday, February 4, Floyd Taylor. 773-483-7728.

ORSO'S 1401 N. Wells: Music at 6:30 PM. Fridays through Mondays, Bob Freitag. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Mary Clare Baker. 312-787-6604.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Dave Onderdonk Trio. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Joan Hickey Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, Neal Alger Trio. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7 PM, Marc Pompe Duo. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Randy Herman Duo. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Wallace Burton Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Karl Johnson Trio. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Mondays, 9:30 PM, Matt Wilson Trio. 773-486-9862.

PLAZA TAVERN 70 W. Monroe: Tuesday through next Saturday, February 5, 7 PM, Eric Schneider. 312-977-1940.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, 5:30 PM, Elizabeth Doyle; 9 PM, Jeremy Kahn Quartet. Saturday, Jimmy Ellis Quartet. Sunday, Peter Z. Monday, 8:30 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesday, Ben Lewis & Matt Lewis. Wednesday, Denise LaGrassa Trio. Thursday, Kari Nelson Trio. Next Friday, February 4, 5:30 PM, Elizabeth Doyle; 9 PM, Juli Wood Quartet. Next Saturday, February 5, Alison Ruble Quartet. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Billy Flynn Trio. Tuesday, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. Wednesday, Mark Madsen Trio. Thursday, John Fournier Trio. Next Friday, February 4, Rankinfyle. Next Saturday, February 5, Walter Burton Trio, Peter Dames Trio. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Live jazz at 6:30 PM Sundays. Next Sunday, February 6, Brienn Perry Duo. 815-477-0340.

PUMP ROOM Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 N. State Parkway: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 6-8 PM, pianist Dan Merrigan; 8 PM-midnight, Dan Merrigan Duo with vocalist Christy Ogilvie. Sundays, 6 PM, Marc Pompe. Mondays, 6 PM, Ellen Harwicke. Tuesdays, 6 PM, Marc Pompe. Wednesdays, 6 PM, Jeanette Kopala. Thursdays, 6 PM, Ellen Harwicke. 312-266-0360.

RESTO 22 2210 W. Chicago: Music in the Piano Lounge at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fridays, bassist David Rothstein. Saturdays, pianist & vocalist Kara Kesselring. 773-384-1800.

RUMORS 4500 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Friday, 10 PM, Denise LaGrassa Trio. Saturdays, Scott Stenten. Wednesdays, Donny DeMarco Trio with Vince Willis. Thursdays, Quintet Blue. 773-271-9944.

SEASONS LOUNGE Four Seasons Hotel, 900 N. Michigan: Fridays, 3 PM, pianist Jimmy Griffin; 5:30 PM-12:30 AM, pianist Larry Hanks. Saturdays, 3 PM, pianist Jimmy Griffin; 5:30 PM, pianist Larry Hanks; 9 PM, Larry Hanks Trio. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Joe Gattone; 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. Mondays, 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 3 PM, Jimmy Griffin; 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. 312-280-8800.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music at 7 PM. Tuesday, Gregg Rockingham. 312-527-2722.

SHUCKERS 150 E. Ontario: Mondays through Fridays, noon-2 PM, pianist Steve Million. Mondays through Saturdays, 6-10:30 PM, pianist Bob Dogan. 312-266-6057.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesdays, John Brumbach Quartet. Thursdays, Alan Batts/Ron Dewar Quartet. 773-772-6656.

LA STRADA 151 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 7-11 PM, Donny DeMarco Duo. 312-565-2200.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Friday, 10 PM, Fareed Haque, Shara O'Neil. 773-278-6600.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Friday, Juli Wood Trio. Saturday, Geof Bradfield Trio. Wednesday, Scott Burns Trio. Thursday, Mark O'Connor Trio. Next Friday, February 4, Kevin Kizer Trio. Next Saturday, February 5, Mark Maegdlin Trio. 630-305-0230.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Music at 6:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM on weeknights. Friday, Ryan Shultz Trio. Saturday, Mark O'Connor Trio. Tuesday and Wednesday, Eric Allen Duo. Thursday, Ryan Shultz Duo. Next Friday, February 4, Mark O'Connor Trio. Next Saturday, February 5, Kevin Kizer Trio. 630-305-0230.

TJ'S RESTAURANT Radisson Lincolnwood Hotel, 4500 W. Touhy, Lincolnwood: Fridays, 8 PM, Bruce Mauer Trio. 847-869-7210.

TORTILLA FLATS 116 Schiller, Elmhurst: Sundays, 5-7:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7-9:30 PM, Essence of Jazz Trio. 630-832-9797.

TOULOUSE COGNAC BAR 2140 N. Lincoln Park West: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Mondays, 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Mondays, Johnny Frigo & Joe Vito. 773-665-9071.

210 EAST SICILIAN STEAKHOUSE & PIANO BAR 210 E. Ohio: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Tom Muellner/Bob Centano Duo. Saturday, Tom Muellner Trio. 312-587-1055.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Todd Garland's BQ Trio. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30-10:30 PM, Lorna Boston & friends (no cover); 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 1-4 AM, Mark Madsen. Mondays, 10 PM-1 AM, Lamont Boston & the LB's Machine; 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Tuesdays, 8-10 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM-1 AM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 1-4 AM, Lynn Hilton. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 10 PM-1 AM, David Byrd's Oversoul; 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Francis Wong with Chad Taylor, Tatsu Aoki, and Fred Anderson. Sundays, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Velvet Lounge Inside/Outside Band with pianist Jodie Christian, trumpeter Walter Henderson, alto saxist Dennis Winslett, bassist Mendi & percussionist Tony Walton. Thursday, 9 PM, Avreeayl Ra Trio. Next Friday, February 4, Edmund Doherty with James Willis, Dushon Mosely, and Herb Walker. Next Saturday, February 5, Yapree Howell Spacebop Vanguard. 312-791-9050.

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

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Tearoom and cafe features jazz pianists at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM weeknights. Fridays, Yoko Noge & Clark Dean. Saturdays, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. Sundays, John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO 416 Hamilton, Geneva: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, pianist Bruce Oscar. Thursdays, Chuck Masny. 630-232-2201.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Thursday, February 3, John Bany Jazz Band. 312-943-7815.

international

concerts

AMBASSADOR ABASS AKANDE OBESERE & FUJI PUSKY ORGANIZATION Sultan International Promotions Millennium dance. Friday, 10 PM, auditorium, Garfield High School, 220 W. 45th. 312-326-2706 or 773-972-0604.

CONJUNTO CESPEDES Next Saturday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SAM GHANSAH Free admission. Next Friday, February 4, 7 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MALO, TIERRA, EL CHICANO, TOGETHER, JORGE SANTANA Next Saturday, February 5, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND Next Sunday, February 6, 2:30 PM, Paramount Arts Centre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

RAIZ VIVA, KONOJEL JUNAM MAYAN CULTURAL GROUP, DJ ESTRADA perform at Casa Guatemala's human rights awards dinner. Friday, 7 PM, Michelle's Ballroom, 2800 W. Belmont. 773-334-9101.

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Free West African percussion concert. Next Sunday, February 6, 3 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

STEEL EXPRESS Caribbean steel drum concert and viewing of the exhibit Outsider and Folk Art From Chicago Collections. Friday, 5 PM, Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan. 312-664-3939.

international

clubs

BRIO 10 W. Hubbard: Spanish restaurant; no cover. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-9 PM, flamenco guitarist Jim Perri. 312-467-1010.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM Saturdays, 6:30 PM Tuesdays, and 7 PM Thursdays. Saturday, Jim Perri. Tuesday, Creste Verde Strings. Thursday, Dan Mostello. Next Saturday, February 5, Jim Perri. 708-848-3434.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Fridays, 7-10 PM, Senegalese Kora. Saturdays, 8 PM, Tede. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Thursday, February 3, 9 PM, DJ Juan Carlos spins salsa. 312-266-1944.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tuesday, 9 PM, Latin & world pro jam with Charambo. 773-395-0066.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 8:30 PM, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg with Sergio and Odair Assad (see Critic's Choice). Sunday, 7 PM, Angel D'Cuba's Sugar Cane Trio. 312-362-9707.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant. Thursdays, 9 PM, "La Copa" night with salsa music and dance lessons. 312-337-3486.

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Latin dance lessons Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM with DJs on Fridays and live salsa/merengue bands after 11 PM on Saturdays. Saturday, Carlitos Rey. Next Saturday, February 5, Jesus Enriquez. 773-528-3400.

MANGIA ITALIANO RISTORANTE 4920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 8 PM, Chilean musician Nelson Sosa. 773-205-4354.

ONCE UPON A THAI 3705 N. Southport: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Darin Vongvinijsorn performs Thai classical music. 773-935-6433.

PAPRIKASH 5210 W. Diversey: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, and Sundays, 5 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary. 773-736-4982.

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-397-0100.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Casolando. 847-328-0399.

SKADARLIJA 4024 N. Kedzie: Restaurant featuring eastern European music. Wednesdays through Sundays, 8 PM, Skadarlija Ensemble. 773-463-5600.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Kewu, Atu & Dr. Brad. Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. 312-396-9426.

classical

ACTIVE MUSIC: NEW MUSIC MARATHON features double bassists Tatsu Aoki and Michael Cameron, mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley, percussionists Carrie Biolo and Steve Butters, trombonist Jeb Bishop, oboists Kyle Bruckman and Robbie Hunsinger, bass clarinetist Gene Coleman, flutist Lisa Goethe, violists Stephanie Griffin and Shelly Weiss, saxophonist Ken Vandermark, and others in a program of contemporary composers (Cage, Stockhausen, Varese, Xenakis, Gregorio, Lange, Coleman, Collins, and others). Next Sunday, February 6, 11 AM-5 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

ALICE MILLAR CHAPEL CHOIR Steven Alltop, conductor, with organist Douglas Cleveland and members of the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra (Faure, Jongen). Next Sunday, February 6, 5 PM, Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

AMERICAN GRANDS GLOBAL V PIANO CONCERT features some 200 area pianists (Liszt, Tchaikovsky, J. Strauss, Gounod, Falla, and others). Next Saturday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

ENRIQUE ALBERTO ARIAS piano (Schubert, Brahms, Clementi). Next Sunday, February 6, 3:30 PM, St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle, Forest Park. 708-366-3226.

ARIEL ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Berkey, Glasscock, Cage, and others). Next Friday, February 4, 7:30 PM, McGuire Hall, St. Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd. 773-784-4303.

ANI AND MARTA AZNAVOORIAN cello and piano. Friday, noon, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

BRENTANO STRING QUARTET with violist Maria Lambros and cellist Michael Kannen (Shostakovich, Mackey, Brahms). Friday, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8068.

CHICAGO CHORAL ARTISTS with the DePaul Community Chorus Ensemble and singers from the Congregational Church of Park Manor in a program of gospel and spirituals. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge, Evanston. 847-864-1330.

CHICAGO ENSEMBLE (Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Martin). Sunday, 3 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. Next Sunday, February 6, 5 PM, Three Arts Club, 1300 N. Dearborn. 312-409-9677.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor (Boulez, Bruckner). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a free concert (Bloch, Gounod, Mozart, Beethoven, Puccini, Stravinsky, Strauss). Next Sunday, February 6, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-8074.

DE PAUL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND WIND ENSEMBLE Cliff Colnot and Donald DeRoche conduct a free concert (Varese, Revueltas, Dahl, Rimsky-Korsakov). Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-922-1999.

DE PAUL WIND SYMPHONY AND CHORUS Donald DeRoche and Clayton Parr conduct a free concert (Rossini, Broege, Bach, Nixon). Next Sunday, February 6, 3 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-922-1999.

ROBERT DICK flute. Next Sunday, February 6, 4 PM, Sherwood Conservatory of Music, 1014 S. Michigan. 708-524-4704.

ROBERT DICK AND STEPHANIE GRIFFIN flute and viola, in a free concert (Probano, Ung, Dick, and others). Next Saturday, February 5, 2 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

RODRICK DIXON AND TERREE LEE SHOFNER tenor and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Schumann, Schubert, Faure, Monteverdi, Caccini, Donizetti, Handel, Quilter, traditional). Free admission. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

DuPAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor, with violinist Yuan-Qing Yu (Mahler, Prokofiev). Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 N. Benton, Naperville. 630-690-8644.

EAST MEETS WEST: THE HELLENIC CONNECTION features mezzo-soprano Kristina Pappademus, mandolinist Dimitris Marinos, pianist Theodora Satolia, violinist Vincent P. Skowronski, pianist Saori Chiba, and the Olympian Greek Dance Troupe of Chicago (Ravel, Faure, Szymanowski). Friday, 7:30 PM, Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-794-2787.

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Robert Hanson, conductor (Dvorak, Schuman, Canning). Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, and next Sunday, February 6, 3:30 PM, Hemmens Auditorium, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-888-4000.

MATTHEW HAGLE piano (Debussy, Bartok, Ligeti). Next Friday, February 4, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

HARWOOD EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE John Nygro conducts "music of Renaissance Italy" in a free concert. Next Saturday, February 5, 1 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-443-3600.

HANS UWE HIELSCHER organ, with trumpeter Clifford Marshall and the St. Gregory Boy's Choir in a benefit for the Epiphany Restoration Association. Friday, 7:30 PM, Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 201 S. Ashland. 312-829-4440 or 312-243-4242.

HIS MAJESTIE'S CLERKES Anne Heider conducts a cappella works of Claude Le Jeune. Next Sunday, February 6, 3 PM, Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan, Lake Forest. 847-735-5169.

WOLFGANG HOLZMAIR AND STEVEN BLIER baritone and piano (Schubert, Mahler, Wolf, Krenek, Vaughan Williams). Next Sunday, February 6, 3:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 8:30 PM, violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg with guitarists Sergio and Odair Assad (see Critic's Choice). 312-362-9707.

NANCY HUMPHREY harpsichord, performs Bach's Goldberg Variations. Next Sunday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 330 Laurel, Highland Park. 847-432-4458.

AN INSIDE LOOK AT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC features the Orion Ensemble with composers William Bolcom, Peter Schickele, James Wintle, and Augusta Read Thomas. Friday, noon (open rehearsal), and Saturday, 8:15 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. Friday (free concert), 6:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 773-667-1618.

CALVERT JOHNSON organ, in a free concert (Coleridge-Taylor, Price, Sowande, Da Costa, Hailstork, Greenlee, Norman, Willis). Sunday, 3:30 PM, First Baptist Congregational Church, 1615 W. Washington. 773-874-5384.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Friday, 7:30 PM, Yves Abel, conductor, with tenor Frank Lopardo and soprano Elizabeth Futral (Donizetti, The Elixir of Love). Monday and next Friday, February 4, 6 PM, Semyon Bychkov, conductor, with soprano Jane Eaglen and tenor Ben Heppner (Wagner, Tristan und Isolde). 312-332-2244.

MERIT MUSIC PERFORMATHON features some 400 students in a free performance. Saturday, 9 AM-7 PM, Merit Music Program Recital Hall, Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk. 312-786-9428, ext. 269.

WARREN MOULTON, RODNEY STAPLETON, LISA MAATOUK, AND GABRIELLA SCANU tenor, bass-baritone, soprano, and piano, in a free program (Bellini, Puccini, Verdi, Gounod, Gershwin, Bernstein, Hammerstein). Sunday, 3 PM, St. Monica Church, 5136 N. Nottingham. 773-761-1661.

MOZART SINFONIA Diana Kodner, conductor (Haydn, Mozart). Next Sunday, February 6, 5 PM, Barat College, 700 E. Westleigh, Lake Forest. 847-492-0495 or 847-604-6338.

MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA Thomas Wikman, conductor, with violinists Elliott Golub and Joel Smirnoff, harpsichordists Michael Bahmann and David Schrader, and oboist Robert Morgan (Vivaldi, A. Scarlatti, Jacchini, and others). Next Sunday, February 6, 7:30 PM, Old St. Patrick's Church, 700 W. Adams. 312-551-1414.

NEWBERRY CONSORT performs music of medieval French troubadours. Friday, 8 PM, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton. Saturday, 8 PM, Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake, Oak Park. Sunday, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 312-255-3610.

NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY in a free program of compositions by Ronald Combs. Thursday, February 3, 7:30 PM, Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-794-2787.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND with percussion soloist Michael Burritt (Bernstein, Grainger, Sousa). Next Sunday, February 6, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-965-6544.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Mariusz Smolij, conductor (Schubert, Janacek, Stamitz). Thursday, February 3, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE Mallory Thompson, conductor (Gould, Shostakovich, Grantham, Vintner, Reynold). Next Friday, February 4, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ORION ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Bolcom, Schickele, Thomas, Wintle). Friday, 6:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 773-667-1618.

ANDREA PADOVA piano, performs Bach's Goldberg Variations. Thursday, February 3, 12:15 PM, Goodspeed Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8098.

KAREL PAUKERT organ, in a free recital (Widermann, Eben, Janacek, Cage, Husa, Price, Ives). Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Parish Church of St. Luke, 939 Hinman, Evanston. 847-475-3630, ext. 49.

RILKE ENSEMBLE performs vocal music of Scandinavian composers. Friday, 7:30 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5630.

ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL CHOIR in a free concert (Britten, Stravinsky). Next Sunday, February 6, 4 PM, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-751-6724.

SAINT LOUIS BRASS QUINTET Saturday, 8 PM, Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab, Kirk and Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

CHARLES JOHN SAUER AND DENNIS COSTANZO organ and piano. Sunday, 4 PM, Tabor Lutheran Church, 3542 W. Sunnyside. 773-933-5488.

SCHOLA OF SAINT PETER THE APOSTLE J. Michael Thompson conducts "Lessons and Carols for the Even of Candlemas." Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1218 W. Addison. 773-248-1233.

SOUTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA David L. Crane, conductor, with trumpeter Ken Austin and horn soloist Donna Briggs (Ives, Mozart, Holst). Next Saturday, February 5, 8 PM, Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th. 708-802-0686, ext. 3.

TICK/TOCK classical harp duo in a free concert. Next Sunday, February 6, 2 PM, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CENTRAL JAVANESE GAMELAN ENSEMBLE AND FRIENDS OF THE GAMELAN in a program of contemporary music (Harrison, Hunter, Omo, Tobin, Whitmer). Next Sunday, February 6, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor (Copland, Bernstein). Saturday, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-9075 or 773-702-8069.

MARK VALENTI piano (Brahms, Prokofiev, Haydn, Stravinsky, and others). Next Saturday, February 5, 2 PM, auditorium, People's Music School, 931 W. Eastwood. 773-784-7032.

WILMETTE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE (Mozart, Faure). Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

fairs & festivals

39TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL AMERICAN MUSIC Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th: Next Friday, February 4, 8 PM, Bois Sec Ardoin, Edward & Danny Poullard & Charlie Terr, Copper Family, Ralph Blizard & the New Southern Ramblers, John Bergquist, Little Arthur & the Back Scratchers, Kenny Baker & Josh Graves. Next Saturday, February 5, 7:30 PM, Ginny Hawker, Kay Justice & Tracy Schwarz, Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Ralph Blizard & the New Southern Ramblers, Kenny Baker & Josh Graves, Little Arthur & the Back Scratchers, Bois Sec Ardoin, Edward & Danny Poullard & Charlie Terr. Next Sunday, February 6, 6 PM, Jimmy Keane, Pat Broaders & Sean Cleland, Keith Eric & Waterhouse, Copper Family, Ginny Hawker, Kay Justice & Tracy Schwarz, Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show. 773-702-9793 or 773-702-7300.

miscellaneous

ACTIVE MUSIC Museum-wide day of music featuring architecture-influenced works by modern composers, works by Chicago composers (Art Lange, Guillermo Gregorio, Robbie Hunsinger), improvised music, and audio sculptures, with musicians Kyle Bruckmann, Lisa Goethe, Tatsu Aoki, Carrie Biolo, Steve Butters, Julia Bentley, Jeb Bishop, Michael Cameron, Gene Coleman, John Corbett, Ken Vandermark, TV Pow, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Ernst Long, Lou Mallozzi, Shelly Weiss, and others. Next Sunday, February 6, 1 AM-5 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

BELLA VISTA 1001 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant; no cover. Saturdays, 8 PM, Billy Folks. 773-404-0111.

JOEL FRANKEL Free children's concert ("Warming Up Winter"). Saturday, 2 PM, children's program room, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4200.

KIDS FARE: THE AMERICAN SPIRITUAL Children's discussion and demonstration with William Warfield, Barbara Suggs Mason, Ina Allen, Henry Pleas, and Vernon Clark & the Heirs of Joy Gospel Ensemble. Next Saturday, February 5, 10:30 AM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

JEFF TWEEDY, JON LANGFORD, TIM RUTILI as "Wiggleworms' Dads" perform their favorite kids' music. Sunday, 2 and 4 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs in the lobby. Friday, Youth Tap Unlimited. Monday, Katie Hull. 312-346-3278.

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