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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

BLINK-182, BAD RELIGION, FENIX, TX Saturday, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL BOLTON performs the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Friday, 8 PM, Saturday, 2 and 8 PM, and Sunday, 2 PM, Shubert Theatre, 22 W. Monroe. 312-902-1500 or 312-977-1701.

BREAKIN' STRINGS Free performance. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

MAGGIE BROWN performs "Legacy: Our Wealth in Music"; free admission. Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

EDIE CAREY Free in-store concert. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

CASH AUDIO Free concert. Next Sunday, June 18, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

CASOLANDO Free performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

CHUCKLEHEADS Thursday, June 15, 5:30 PM, north terraces, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt and Lake Shore Dr. 312-665-7374.

KELLEY CLUTE Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 17, 3 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

THE CURE Friday, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

DAIQUIRI, HOT STOVE JIMMY, TUBRING, LAST DITCH EFFORT Next Friday, June 16, 7 PM, Scrap Skate Park, 2350 Hassell, Hoffman Estates. 847-884-0945.

DOLLY VARDEN Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 16, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DRIFTERS Next Friday, June 16, 2 and 8 PM, next Saturday, June 17, 6 and 9 PM, and next Sunday, June 18, 2 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

FLARES performs at a "Beer & Brat" benefit for Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Bone Marrow Treatment Program. Next Friday, June 16, 6 PM, Weibolt Hall Courtyard, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1339 E. Chicago. 312-926-6360.

FOREIGNER Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

JIMMIE DALE GILMORE BAND, HOT TUNA, JOHN WESLEY HARDING Next Friday, June 16, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

MACY GRAY Saturday, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

ESTER HANA in a sing-along Father's Day concert; benefit for Dalaguete Music Foundation. Next Sunday, June 18, 3-7 PM, Starlight Inn, 9950 W. Lawrence, Schiller Park. 773-262-6434.

DON HENLEY Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

JOHN HIATT, SUSAN TEDESCHI Wednesday, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

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

DIANE IZZO Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 4553 N. Lincoln. 773-878-5609.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Niki Mitchell, Hoodoo Hoedown, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Next Sunday, June 18, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KAPSIZE Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 17, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

EARTHA KITT Monday, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

LAKE SHORE JIVE A cappella music concert. Saturday, 8 PM, Vittum Theater, Northwestern University Settlement House, 1012 N. Noble. 312-409-9255.

ANDREA MARCOVICCI Alliance Francaise de Chicago benefit gala also features dancing with the Michael Carney Orchestra. Friday, 6:30 PM, Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus. 312-337-1070.

NICHOLAS MARKOS Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2525 N. Clark. 773-525-6231.

MIGA Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

MORENO Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 17, 3 PM, Laurie's Planet of Sound, 4703 N. Lincoln. 773-271-3569.

NEAL WITH AN "A" Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

CARLOS ORTEGA & JOE CASSIDY Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

MACEO PARKER All-ages concert. Thursday, June 15, 7 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

JONNY POLONSKY Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1001 W. North. 312-255-1352.

CHARLIE PROSE Tuesday through Thursday, 2 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

LOU REED, VICTORIA WILLIAMS Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-559-1212.

RENE Free in-store piano performance. Next Sunday, June 18, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 6000 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake. 815-455-0302.

JUSTIN ROBERTS Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 601 N. Martindale, Schaumburg. 847-605-0476.

SOFIA ROMANO Free in-store performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

SHAPESHIFTER Free in-store performance. Sunday, 3 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

TODD SNIDER, KEITH SYKES Saturday, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SONIC YOUTH, STEREOLAB, QUIX*O*TIC See Critic's Choice for Sonic Youth and see Spot Check for Stereolab; all-ages show; sold out. Saturday, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

STRIKE ANYWHERE, AS FRIENDS RUST, INSIDIOUS, STILLWELL, SUMMER LEAGUE, ASPHYXIATE Friday, 7 PM, Scrap Skate Park, 2350 Hassell, Hoffman Estates. 847-884-0945.

TRAGICALLY HIP Tuesday, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959.

NICHOLAS TREMULIS Free performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0186.

WISHING CHAIR WITH RIPLEY CAINE Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM. Friday, Slink Moss & the Flying Aces, Ted Ansani, Famous Brothers. Tuesday, open stage. Wednesdays, Corn Meal. Thursday, Kimi Hayes Band. Next Saturday, June 17, Rebecca's Statue. 773-478-4408.

ABNER'S YARD 3527 N. Clark: Music after 10 PM. Saturday, "the Big Show" hosted by Randy Ross. 773-305-0002.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays after 5:30 PM. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Ed Vantage spins in the loft. Thursdays, acoustic jam session downstairs. 773-348-5100.

AQUA 201 N. Green: DJs spin on two levels after 10 PM. 312-942-9999.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing after 10 PM. 773-227-6859.

AURA 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Laura B. Saturday, DJ Geronimo, DJs Harry the Blade & Brian Clarke. Wednesdays, DJs Jeff Moyer, Gil Burns & Pulz-8. Thursdays, DJ Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Second Hand Poets. Saturday, Jenny McCarthy. 847-332-1116.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Acoustic Redemption, Prairie Town, Hungries. Saturday, Overeasy, Tom Attebury, Steepwater Band. Sunday, Cousin Red, Yo-Yo Smugglers. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Wednesday, Robert Cornelius 7. Thursday, Mothertrucker, Big Wow, Dago Red. Next Friday, June 16, Walter Williams Band, Stewed Coots. Next Saturday, June 17, John Mathie, Wombats, Bondo, Starr 69. Next Sunday, June 18, Chapter F, Jenny Choi Band. 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. Friday, DJ Greg Haus. Saturdays, DJ Dion. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Shon Dervis, Tone B. Nimble. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, Derrick Wize & Gene Lopez. Mondays, Metronome & Derek Jones. Tuesdays, DJs Spin & Steve Melgave. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. Thursday, William & the Conquerors. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Magnesium, Milkbaby, Stroller. Saturday, Sofia Romano, Rapture of Noon. Next Friday, June 16, Hired Goons, Detholz, Gouda. Next Saturday, June 17, Dragon Girls. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Dayhota. Saturdays, DJ Nique. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty. Mondays, Josh Werner, Justin Long, Ry-n. Tuesdays, Jesse de la Peña. Wednesday, DJ 3D vs. KC, Bass by the Pound DJs. Thursdays, Colette. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Jorge Rodas & Alberto Gomez spin salsa & merengue. Saturdays, DJs spin rock, pop & alternative. 312-266-1234.

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

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Fuzzbusters. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night." Next Friday, June 16, Weebles. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Rusk. Saturday, Deep. Wednesdays, open jam session. Next Friday, June 16, American Slang. Next Saturday, June 17, Four-Letter Story. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Seventh Heaven. Thursday, Left Undone. Next Friday, June 16, Uncle John's Band. Next Saturday, June 17, Something for Joey. 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 and progressive house. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CABARET BAR & GRILL 1283 E. Ogden, Naperville: Fridays, 9 PM, dueling pianos with Mick Archer & friends. 630-778-6350.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Wednesdays and Thursdays after 9 PM. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Blind Roosevelts. 630-830-7200.

CAFE SIDECAR 801 N. Orleans: Friday, 5-10 PM, DJs Torin J. Edmond & friends; 10 PM, "Desi Party" with DJs Aladdin, Assassin, Bhavesh, Rain & Mystic D. 312-202-0502.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Thursday, June 15, 9 PM, Loose Screws. 630-513-0074.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Mondays, "Disco Bingo" hosted by Daisy Mae. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Thursdays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Saturdays, DJ Frank Orall & percussionist Leddie Garcia. 312-266-1200.

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

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. Tuesdays and Thursdays, DJs Timmy Loop, Michael Serafini, Jim Lewis & Keith Ware. 773-477-1420.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live reggae midnight to 4 AM Mondays and Wednesdays. Mondays and Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton, dance music with DJ House. 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar with zydeco music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Dikki Du & the Zydeco Crew. Thursday through next Saturday, June 17, Curbfeelers. 847-520-4800.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Fridays, "Bang" with Curt Caris, DJ Hiroki. Thursday, Marques Wyatt, DJ IZ, DJ Disciple, John Curley, Bear Who?, Dayhota, Psycho Bitch. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Friday, 10 PM, Trippin' Billies, Kat Parsons Band. Saturday, 10:30 PM, the Lash, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thursdays, 10 PM, Matt McBride Band. Next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Los Bandoleros. Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 PM, DJs spin. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR NORTH 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Restaurant with live music at 10:30 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Saturday, Underwater People. Wednesday, Afrodisiacs. Thursday, 10 PM, Mr. Myers. Next Friday, June 16, DJs spin. Next Saturday, June 17, Satya Graha. 847-541-4700.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Saturday, 9 PM, One Big Soul. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Creste Verde. 708-848-3434.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room Wednesday through Sunday nights. In the Cabaret Room: Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, Colleen McHugh; 10:30 PM, Daryl Nitz. Sunday, 7 PM, Colleen McHugh. Wednesday, 8 PM, Robert Whorton. Thursday, 8 PM, Lisa Menninger. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Robert Whorton; 10:30 PM, Lisa Menninger. Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Lisa Menninger; 10:30 PM, Robert Whorton. Next Sunday, June 18, 7 PM, Robert Whorton. In the Piano Bar: Saturdays, Thursdays, and Mondays, Vernon Larsen. Sundays, Mark Burnell. Wednesdays, Johnny Rodgers. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: No cover Sunday through Wednesday or before midnight Friday and Saturday; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Thursdays, 9 PM, Bandoleros. Friday, 9 PM, Emma Gibbs Band. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sunday, DJ Laura. Monday, DJ Mike B. spins punk. Tuesday, DJ Mike Cook. Thursday, Loudmouth DJ Tony. 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. Sundays, DJs Tony & Frank Cano. Saturdays, 7-9 PM, "Hot Boyz" male revue. 773-267-0090.

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

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Friday, 10 PM, Super Furry Animals, Webb Bros., VHS or Beta. Saturday, 10 PM, Hank Williams III (see Spot Check), Wayne "the Train" Hancock. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Jesse de la Peña's Blue Groove Lounge. Tuesday, 10 PM, Steve Bravo, Derrick Carter, Red Ryder Trio. Wednesday, 9 PM, Loud Lucy, Ness, Plain White T's. Thursday, 9 PM, Tokyo Expando, Cash for Cars, Ike Reilly Assassination. Next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Tim Finn, Matt Wilson. Next Saturday, June 17, 10 PM, Handsome Family, Cow Lily, Angie Mead. Next Sunday, June 18, 7:30 PM, Spearhead. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Dr. Groo spins drum 'n' bass (in the basement). Saturday, DJs Johnny Fiasco, Jon Lemmon, Cesar Ramirez, Sombionx, Derrick Kyles, Kurt Stephens & FLX. 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Tony Abasolo & Neill. Saturdays, DJs Myke T, Neill & Adrian. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday, Halfway Jane. Saturday, Cats Under the Stars. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Aaron Aggarwal (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Next Friday, June 16, Left Undone. Next Saturday, June 17, Then Again. 815-356-9980.

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

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 9 PM Sundays and Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Fabulous Janes. Saturday, Generations. Sunday, jam session with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, Matt McBride. Wednesdays, Keri Hoakie 5. Thursdays, Quantum Leep. Next Friday, June 16, Trippin' Billies, Bottle of Justus, Paul Allodi. Next Saturday, June 17, Mr. Blotto. Next Sunday, June 18, Ophur (no cover). 847-358-9150.

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

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM on weeknights, later on weekends. Friday, Punsapaya, Tautologic, Saps. Saturday, Isabelle Hayes, Young Blood Brass Band, the Dog & Everything, Marina. Sundays, Sumo. Monday, Extravery. Tuesday, Mythicsaseal, BMC, Balloonatic. Wednesday, Kick the Cat, Family of Souls. Thursday, Kokapelli, Cycle Something. Next Friday, June 16, Audio ID, Myrium Ava, Bloen. Next Saturday, June 17, Bumpus, Sugar Buzz. 773-549-5549.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Dave Colly. 847-428-4500.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Woggles, BellRays (see Spot Check), Watts. Saturday, "Let's Dance: A Tribute to David Bowie" with A-Z Consolidated, Cats & Jammers, Das Sporten, Descendro Allegro, Drag Kings, Hoodoo Hoedown, John Greenfield's Rock Band, Kim, Mr. Rudy Day, Viza-Noir, Dolce Volante. Sunday, "Borrowed Language" DJs spin with Izade. Monday, Sadies, Cash Audio, Dogwood. Tuesday, "Interstellar Space Revisited" with Gregg Bendian & Nels Cline (see Critic's Choice), Scarnella. Wednesday, Michael Snow & Alan Licht (see Critic's Choice), Helen Mirra (see Spot Check). Next Friday, June 16, Swingin' Neckbreakers, Dishes, Greenhorn. Next Saturday, June 17, Chicago Underground Duo, DJ John Herndon. Next Sunday, June 18, Foam with Frontier & others. 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: Wednesday, 9 PM-2 AM, "Therapy" DJs spin acid jazz, trip-hop, and funk with DJ Fran Orrall (no cover). 312-338-3788.

EQUATOR CLUB 4715 N. Broadway: Saturday, 9 PM, soukous maestro Kanda Bongo Man, Sakad, and others. 773-728-2411.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Friday, 9 PM, Afro-Cuban music with Angled & Cuba. 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. Fridays, DJ Gil Burns. Saturdays, DJ Laura B. Thursdays, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Friday, Rasta Kelly. Saturday, Devon Brown. Sundays, Dub Dis (no cover). Monday, Kelly Rankin. Wednesday, Dub Dis. 773-348-3998.

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

FACES 223 W. Ontario: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 8 PM and Sundays after 7 PM. 312-440-3223.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Phoenix Rising. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 7-11 PM, open mike. 773-685-8083.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Soma DJ Christopher Robin. 312-226-4555.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: Friday, 6 PM, Despite, Throwaway Generation, Onward to Heaven, Maneurysm; 10 PM, Ultimate Fakebook, Impossibles, Chargers. Saturday, 5 PM, Edna's Goldfish, Gadjits, Rx Bandits, Lonely Kings, Crispus Attucks; 9 PM, Deals Gone Bad, Hudson Falcons, GC5. Sunday, 5 PM, Jerome's Dream, Usurp Synapse, Paris at 2 AM, Forstella Ford, Race Bannon, Only Ten Between Us. Tuesday, 7 PM, Planes Mistaken for Stars, No More. Wednesday, 8 PM, Cerberus Shoal, Urban Legends, Mike Kinsella. Thursday, 7 PM, Reds, Homeless Wonders, Hysterics, Hot Lips Messiah. Next Friday, June 16, 6 PM, Dynamite Boy, Notaword, Luckie Strike, An Albatross & the Sex, Bird, Cake Collective; 10 PM, Kleenex Girl Wonder, Mathlete, Happy Supply. Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Sweep the Leg Johnny, Vida Blue, American Heritage, Grotto. Next Sunday, June 18, 5 PM, Killers, Bongzilla, Sour Vein, Darkest Hour, Not Waving But Drowning. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Blazers, Riptones. Monday, 9 PM, Ian Moore. Thursday, 9 PM, Satya Graha, Maggi, Pierce & E.J. Next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Casolando, Spies Who Surf. Next Saturday, June 17, 10 PM, Michael McDermott, Time Beings. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, Grand Marquis. 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. Saturday, Manatees. Thursday, Juke Box Band. Next Saturday, June 17, Uncle John's Band. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Hello Dave. Next Friday, June 16, Slugs. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJ EKG spins Wednesdays through Sundays after 8 PM. Wednesday, 9 PM, Nymb, Monarch. 773-248-3330.

FUSE 738 N. Clark: DJs spin Tuesdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Sundays, "Sequence" hosted by DJs Ry-n & Kevin Cunningham. 312-932-9289.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Jim & Karen Parks. Saturday, Paul Kidder, Mark Sechner. Monday, Flapjacks. Next Friday, June 16, Vodka Sevens & friends. Next Saturday, June 17, Mopar. 773-489-5471.

GAMEKEEPERS 345 W. Armitage: Music after 10 PM. Saturday, Jerry Sprague. Thursday, "King Elvis" performs at the bar's 15th anniversary celebration. 773-549-0400.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Denise Tomasello & Russ Long. Saturdays, 10 PM, Denise Tomasello & Russ Long. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike with Michael McAssey. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe; 9:30 PM, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Scott Montgomery Band; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. 773-348-1053.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Open 7 PM-2 AM nightly. Mondays, open mike. Wednesdays, DJs spin "retro classics." 773-252-4090.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-549-3232.

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-4 AM Sundays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-587-8469.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Friday, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Ronny Jordan. 773-395-0066.

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

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Big Backyard, Almighty Rodgerers. Saturday, Young Fathers, Kim Ladd. Sunday, Hudson Falcons, Callahan, GC5. Thursday, Joe Armstrong, Urban Rock Stars. Next Friday, June 16, Juleps, Whiskey Kitchen. Next Saturday, June 17, Uniform, Smushies. 773-472-5139.

HARRIGAN'S 2816 N. Halsted: Friday, 9 PM, Grabbing Water. 773-248-5933.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Saturdays, 7-9 PM, all-ages "free-form" dancing to DJ music (world beat, techno, and trip-hop). 773-381-3042.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Music at 11 PM. Friday, Evidence, Family of Souls. Saturday, Mambo Surfers. Tuesday, 9 PM, Ember Swift. 773-465-8005.

HELL 1115 N. North Branch: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays. 312-236-4355.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 9 PM, Andrew Frakker. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Joey Edwin. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Kevin & Aiden. 773-883-0304.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Chiyoko, Marydee. Next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement, Mount Pilot. Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 PM, A-Z Consolidated, Descendro Allegro, Viza-Noir, Dolce Volante, Hot Dog City. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Blue Marvin, Serilian. Saturday, Quantum Leep, Video Stars. Next Friday, June 16, NVS, Left on Ray. Next Saturday, June 17, Waystation, Brat Pack. 773-929-0944.

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

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Hector & His Orchestra. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wednesday, 7 PM, Mwata Bowden's Sound Spectrum accompanies a spoken word performance by Discopoetry with Kahri B., Avery R. Young, and Ugochi. Next Sunday, June 18, 4 PM, TV Pow, Parallel. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. Sunday, 7:30 PM, Nas, the Outfitters, Bon & Nip (all-ages show). Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Motorhead, Nashville Pussy, Supersuckers, Karma to Burn (18 & over show). Wednesday, Groove Armada (see Critic's Choice), Faze Action (see Critic's Choice), Numinous Radio (18 & over show). Thursday, Los Van Van, Nueva Charanga. Next Saturday, June 17, 6:15 PM, Staind, P.O.D., Dope, Crazytown (sold out); 11:30 PM, Yellowman, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers, DJ Field Marshall (18 & over show). Next Sunday, June 18, Weed Street Band, Indian's Summer, Middle 8 (18 & over show). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

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.

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

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, Underwater People. Saturday, Blessid Union of Souls, Weed Street Band. Wednesday, Anne Harris. Thursday, 9 PM, Afrodisiacs, Dave & Rae. Next Friday, June 16, Then Again, the District. Next Saturday, June 17, Michaelangelo, Bottle of Justus. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Bill Ward. Next Friday, June 16, Niki & Eleni. 630-752-2000.

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.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 8 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-4040.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Saturdays, noon-2 PM, Bohni Kempton. 773-348-7592.

KEG 810 Grove, Evanston: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Yabba Griffiths & Traxx. 847-869-9987.

KOPI, A TRAVELER'S CAFE 5317 N. Clark: Live acoustic music 8-10 PM. Monday, Larry O. Dean. 773-989-5674.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Matthew McBride, Azure Bloom. Saturday, Harmony Riley. Next Friday, June 16, Hoochie Suit. Next Saturday, June 17, Jackfife. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJ Teddy spins Thursdays through 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 old school punk and glam. Mondays, Big Brad, DJ Scott Lucas. Tuesdays, DJs Rich Gonshak, Todd Witt & Kevin Loftus. Wednesdays, DJ Kevin Tihista. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 10 PM and weeknights at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Alex & Anybody's Guess. Saturday, Roots Stems & Branches. Tuesdays and Thursdays, open mike hosted by Alec. 773-384-1040.

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

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Saturday, 7 PM-3 AM, salsa dance lessons with Orquesta Sabor. Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs Jevon Jackson, Mike Miles, Matt Syndrum & Aura spin house. 773-528-3400.

LUNAR BREWING COMPANY 54 E. St. Charles, Villa Park: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Scrawl. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Fuzz. Next Saturday, June 17, Four Fi. 630-530-2077.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM; no cover on weeknights. Friday, Shakes. Saturday, Eric Howell & the Implants, Van Go. Tuesday, Almighty Rogers. Wednesday, Phil Angotti. Thursday, Seers Poncho. Next Friday, June 16, Milk Plow. Next Sunday, June 18, Pete Special Band. 773-871-3757.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Mark Grant & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Saturdays, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. Mondays, "Beat Project" funk, soul & hip-hop showcase with DJs Shon Dervis & Hiroki features live performances and guest DJs. Tuesdays, DJ Touch. Thursdays, Chicago Samba. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Fridays, at 5 and 9 PM on Saturdays, and after 4 PM on Sundays. Friday, Stanley Karcz. Saturday, 5 PM, Peter Miletic; 9 PM, Stanley Karcz. Sundays, Tom Linsk. Mondays, Peter Miletic. Tuesdays, Stanley Karcz. Wednesdays, Tom Linsk. Thursdays, Gary Filip. Next Friday, June 16, Chicago Rose. Next Saturday, June 17, 5 PM, Tom Linsk; 9 PM, Stanley Karcz. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays; no cover. Friday, Chicago Rose. Saturdays, Scott Holman. Sundays, Chicago Rose. Mondays, Troy Neihardt. Tuesdays, Dave Allen. Wednesdays, John Zamojcin. Thursday, Troy Neihardt. Next Friday, June 16, Peter Oprisko. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music after 6 PM nightly, 5 PM on Sundays. Fridays, Scott Holman. Saturdays, Chicago Rose. Sundays, Larry O'Connor. Mondays, Scott Holman. Tuesday, Larry O'Connor. Wednesdays, Dave Allen. Thursdays, Chicago Rose. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Box-o-car, Jonny Polonsky, Krinkles. Saturday, Umphrey's McGee, Left Undone. Tuesday and Wednesday, Dark Star Orchestra. Next Saturday, June 17, Funkadesi, Dr. Didg. 773-404-9494.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs nightly after 5:30 PM; dance floor Fridays and Saturdays from 10 PM until 2 AM. Mondays, 10 PM, "Ultra Glam" female impersonators perform. 312-255-8579.

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

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 6:30 PM, Soil, Ballistic, Rebels Without Applause, Mudda Fugga; 11 PM, John Digweed, Mark Tabberner. Saturday, 6:30 PM, Scarlet Life, Butterfly Child, Breather, Mark Federighi; 11 PM, Pablo "Punk Out" Gonzales, Dynamico, DJ Ryke, DJ Do-Dat, DJ Mode, DJ Mighty, Cave Man. Sunday, 10 PM, Technics/DMC World Championship with Spictakular, Slyce, Pacifics, Joc Max, J.U.I.C.E., and Blue Groove Lounge DJs Supacuts, 33 1/3, Non Stop, and Jesse de la Peña. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Gloria Record, National Skyline, Pinebender, Tom Spacey. Next Friday, June 16, 6:30 PM, Lungbrush, Clockbox, Red River, Capstone; 11 PM, Mark Farina, 8fatfat8, Darrell Woodson. Next Saturday, June 17, 10 PM, Yo La Tengo, Sue Garner & Rick Brown. Next Sunday, June 18, 7 PM, Yo La Tengo, Brokeback. 773-549-0203.

MIKE & DENISE'S 1760 N. Farnsworth, Aurora: Fridays, 6 PM, Dae (no cover). 630-820-7447.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Next Saturday, June 17, 7:30 PM, and next Sunday, June 18, 4 PM, Patty Waszak. 847-742-5040.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin after 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 847-488-0320.

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

MORSELAND MUSIC ROOM 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM. Saturday, Demoted to Hugs, Daryl. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Next Saturday, June 17, AIDS Ride benefit with Tarpit, Eggs@8:14, Pointy Teeth, Red Elephant. 773-764-6401.

MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Danny Arias. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Spinmistress Batty & Carrie Monster spin goth. 773-486-7774.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM. Thursdays, DJ Dave Roberts spins until 4 AM. 773-528-2622.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Noise Gate, Illusion of Safety, Sea Foam. Tuesdays, 8 PM, "home recording" showcase (public may bring in music). Wednesdays, DJs spin "rare and unusual" records. 773-728-5010.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Tommi Zender. Saturday, Linda Smith. 773-743-3355.

NORTH BEACH 1001 N. Roselle, Hoffman Estates: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Maggie Speaks. Saturday, X-Side. Thursday, Michael Rodio. Next Friday, June 16, Crystal Eye, Big Deal. Next Saturday, June 17, Thunder Road. 847-885-7030.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJ Tankboy spins late on Fridays and DJ Ronnie spins late on Saturdays. Friday, 9:30 PM, Brother Brother, Sonic Voodoo. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Pelvic Delta, TS Soundz. Sundays, 10 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, DJs Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz, Lugo Rosado, and Papichulo spin salsa & Latin grooves. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Next Friday, June 16, 9:30 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms, 13 O'Clock. Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 PM, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Baldwin Brothers, Isabelle Haze. 773-489-0011.

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.

PAPAGALLO'S RISTORANTE 246 Green Bay, Highwood: Saturdays, 7-10 PM, Eric "Pianoman" Stang. 847-432-6663.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Futuristic Dragon, Mental Insect. Sunday, Vacation Bible School, Elvi. Wednesday, Dog's Life. Thursday, Bible of the Devil, Hal's Rounded Bastard File. Next Friday, June 16, Land of the El Caminos, So Scared. 773-486-9862.

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

POLLY ESTHER'S & CULTURE CLUB 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Mike Z & Vanilli Vice. Thursdays, Video Stars. 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.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Sundays and 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 or 773-486-2390.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Acoustic Redemption. Next Saturday, June 17, Voodoo Kings. 773-276-9730.

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, Twilite Tone, 33-1/3, Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant & Lego, DJ Keith Ware. 773-278-1009.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Music after 8:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and after 8 PM Saturdays. Fridays, Gene Garcia. Saturdays, Troy Neihardt, John Zamojcin. Sundays, John Zamojcin. Mondays and Thursdays, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury. Tuesdays, John Zamojcin, Tom Linsk. Wednesdays, Kenny Phelps. 312-640-1000.

REDNOFIVE 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM; free admission before midnight. Saturday, Paul Edge, Chad Sommer, Chris Walsh, John Curley, Charles Little. Thursdays, "Digdugg" with residents Derrick, James & Diz. Next Saturday, June 17, Sven Vath. 312-733-6699.

REILLY'S DAUGHTER 4010 W. 111th, Oak Lawn: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Sunday, June 18, Dae. 708-423-1188.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs Meza & Xavier Temple spin "high energy dance music" 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays 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.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish (no cover). 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Friday, 9:30 PM, Rick "Elvis" Saucedo, Revival. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Ides of March, Rockin' Fenderskirts. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Rory's Raiders. Next Friday, June 16, 9:30 PM, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 PM, Mistaken Identity, Lowdown. 630-543-3101.

ROSARIO'S RESTAURANT 5956 W. Higgins: Music after 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Mix Band. 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, Hank Williams III (see Spot Check), Drive-By Truckers. Saturday, 10 PM, Waco Brothers, Dirtball. Sunday, 9 PM, TRS-80, La Makita Soma, Timeout Drawer. Mondays, 9 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Tuesday, 9 PM, Wheat (see Critic's Choice), Archer Prewitt, Mascott. Thursday, 9 PM, Of Montreal, Marshmallow Coast, Bombay Bicycle Co. Next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Continental Drifters, Nova Social. Next Saturday, June 17, 10 PM, Shimmer, Dick Prall Band. 773-525-2508.

720 CLUB 720 N. Wells: DJs spin salsa and merengue, rock en español, and progressive underground Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 312-397-0600.

SIDELINES 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Flow, Funktelegence. Saturday, Jack Straw. 773-528-7569.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Friday, DJ Wiz Kid. Saturday, Four Story. Thursday, 45s. Next Friday, June 16, 12 Oz. Glory. 708-526-7174.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Friday, Robbie Hardkiss, Laron, Dave Brock. Saturday, Kenny Hawkes, DJ Acetate. Sundays, DJs Louie Santuro & Alex Kevorkian. Mondays, Current, Temulent & J Initial spin drum & bass. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner spins punk rock. Thursdays, DJ V. Next Friday, June 16, DJ Krush, Revolutionary Artificial Headsystem. Next Saturday, June 17, Miles Maeda, Synergy. 773-549-4140.

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

SNUGGERY PUB 36 E. New York, Aurora: Music at 8 PM. Wednesday, Dancing Noodles. 630-264-9800.

SORRISO RISTORANTE 321 N. Clark: Sunday, 1-7 PM, "Cookout by the River" benefit to fight Multiple Sclerosis with music by Freddie Bell, Pat Capuzzi, Frank D'Rone, Jimmy Damon, Milt Trenier, Dick Judson, Danny Abbot, Marna Martin, Don DeMarco, Jack D'Amico, Elke, Dave Green, Ester Hana, Dakota, Bob Solone, Joe Vito, Carol March, Bobby Schiff, Frank Caruso, Bob Harrison, Joel Barry & others. 312-644-0283.

SOUK 1552 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, "Beyond the Dance" with Hieroglyphic Bean and DJs Aura & Tommy M. spinning early 80s and Latin & Brazilian dance music (no cover). 773-227-1818.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM nightly. Fridays, Mark Hultmark. Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge. Mondays, DJ Steven Farias. Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain. Thursdays, DJ Billy Seagrave. 773-327-7711.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Friday, 8 PM, Reverb Injection, A Revolution Called Steve. Mondays, 7:30 PM, spoken word/open stage (no cover). Tuesday, 8 PM, DJ Smilin' Bob (no cover). Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike (no cover). Thursday, 8 PM, Seventies, Milpool. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Tristen. 708-922-9950.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Jason Christopher. Thursdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña, DJ Rebecca, Rippin' Ray & others. 312-587-8779.

STARBUCKS COFFEE 3184 N. Clark: Sundays, 1 PM, Meisha Herron (free performance). 773-935-9270.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin on the first floor. Saturday, Muchacha, Ted Ansani. Next Friday, June 16, Fat Time, Rusk. Next Saturday, June 17, Kim, DJ Steve G. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Scratch & Sniff. 773-227-4906.

THURSTON'S 1248 W. George: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Shimmer. 773-472-6900.

THE U!N! CLUB 3548 N. River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, DJ Jimmy B. spins music from the 50s to the present. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill spins dance music. Sundays, DJ Seba. Wednesdays, Funk Babies. Thursdays, DJ Frankie Perez, salsa & merengue dance lessons with Manny Lopez. 847-233-9091.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, 9 PM, Alice Peacock. Thursday, Anne O'Meara Heaton Duo, Edie Carey. Next Friday, June 16, Mark Watson Band, F.M. Smith. Next Saturday, June 17, Cameron McGill, Michelle Shafer. Next Sunday, June 18, 7 PM, Stone & Leina'ala, River & Chance Damon. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, "Thrift" DJs Pap, Anton & Funktion. 773-327-2739.

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 & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

VIOLET 3423 N. Southport: Restaurant and bar. Wednesdays, Stockboy. 773-528-2220.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 9 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

VOYEUR 151 W. Ohio: DJs spin after 10 PM. Wednesdays, Bandoleros. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Thirdleg, Hoochie Suit. Saturday, Maggie Speaks, Forbidden Donut. Thursday, Leftovers, Highwayman. Next Friday, June 16, Marty Lloyd Band. 773-929-1300.

WEBSTER WINE BAR 1480 W. Webster: No cover. Mondays, 10 PM, Sticky Lupree. 773-868-0608.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Saprovider Trio. Saturday, BK Reed & the Top Secret Band. Next Friday, June 16, Have Nots. Next Saturday, June 17, open stage. 312-943-7815.

WILD GOOSE 4265 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, DJ Matthew King spins acid jazz, techno, ambient, and drum & bass (no cover). 773-281-7112.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Friday, Innocent, Les Exodus. Saturday, Zeleke, Dred I Dread. Sundays, Gizzae. Monday, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis, DJ Slacky J. Wednesday, Ras Kelly, Indika. Thursday, Belizean Vibes. Next Friday, June 16, Roni Davis, Osezua. Next Saturday, June 17, Gizzae, Dub Dis, Devon Brown. Next Sunday, June 18, Skatalites, New Arrival. 773-327-4273.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, B.L.T. & Mayo. 773-271-0401.

WOODEN NICKEL 327 Waukegan, Highwood: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, Bob Bloom. Mondays, DJ Smut. Wednesdays, Arthur Lee & Cats Under the Stars. Thursdays, Uncle John's Band. 847-432-6430.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays, Louis & Scharpf. 773-549-4949.

YVETTE 1206 N. State: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Milt Trenier & Company. 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.

ZANZIBAR Empress Casino, Empress Road between I-80 and Route 6, Joliet. Music at 8 PM. DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays; live bands perform Thursdays. 888-436-7737.

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 Thursdays through Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

KATE EARLY, STEVE & SYLVIA FRANCOIS, CHRIS McINTOSH & ALVIN McGOVERN, PETER DEMUTH, JIM SIMONIS, NATURAL BOB & MICKY HOLDSWORTH, SUSAN URBAN Next Saturday, June 17, 7:30 PM, Second Unitarian Church, 656 W. Barry. 773-271-7127.

JIMMIE DALE GILMORE BAND, HOT TUNA, JOHN WESLEY HARDING Next Friday, June 16, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

GRAND HOBO CONCERT "Songs and stories of the railroad and the wanderer" with Clark Branson, Al Grierson, "Hobo King" Liberty Justice, Rik Palieri, Larry Penn, and others. Free admission. Next Sunday, June 18, 3 PM, Pullman United Methodist Church, 11211 S. Saint Lawrence. 312-829-4500.

JOE HIGGINS Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

KELLY HOGAN performs at a 16-mm film screening. Saturday, 8 and 10:30 PM, Chris & Heather's Record Roundup, 2034 W. Montrose. 773-271-5330.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Niki Mitchell, Hoodoo Hoedown, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Next Sunday, June 18, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

COLIN O'BRIAN Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

PINE VALLEY COSMONAUTS with Jon Langford, Sally Timms, Tony Fitzpatrick, Brett Sparks, Janet Bean, Dean Schlabowske & others. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Saturday, Mulligan Stew. Sundays, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. Next Friday, June 16, Dervish. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Next Friday, June 16, Groundspeed. Next Saturday, June 17, Brushfire. 847-332-1116.

BLACKHAWK LODGE 41 E. Superior: Sundays, brunch and bluegrass music. 312-280-4080.

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

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 sessiun. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Friday, Conneely Family. Saturday, Mick Conneely. Sundays, 4-7 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish sessiun. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, the House Band. 773-583-3066.

COWBOY'S LOUNGE 10400 Fullerton, Melrose Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Just Us with Bertie Lee. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Andrew Jeff & Young Gunz. 847-288-1848.

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

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Saturday, 10 PM, Hank Williams III (see Spot Check), Wayne "the Train" Hancock. 773-489-3160.

DUMAS WALKER'S BBQ PIT & FISH SHACK 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: DJs spin country music Thursdays through Saturdays after 7:30 PM. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill Garcia. Thursdays, DJ Sux. 847-593-2200.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Next Sunday, June 18, 8 PM, Whitey O'Day (no cover). 847-358-9150.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Saturday, 9 PM, Phil Angotti. Wednesdays, 9 PM, live Celtic music. 773-529-9879.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Next Friday, June 16, Donnybrook. 847-428-4500.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sundays, 5 PM, and Tuesdays, 9 PM, live Irish music. 312-836-0066.

FAST EDDIE McATEER IRISH PUB 5943 N. Northwest Highway: Sundays, 7 PM, North & South. 773-763-0095.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Folk-Lore Center staff and student concert. Next Friday, June 16, Curtis & Loretta. 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.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike with Craig Champlin (in the Red Line Tap); 10 PM, Brennan Cornwell. Next Friday, June 16, Mike & Amy Finders. 773-465-8005.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3 PM, traditional Irish jam session. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band. 773-883-0304.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thursday, June 15, 9:30 PM, "Honkytonk Living Room" with Y'all. 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 in the Fifth Province Pub after 9 PM. Friday, Gerry Haughy. Saturday, Murphy's Law. Next Friday, June 16, Napper Tandy. Next Saturday, June 17, Sean Cleland & the Narrowbacks. 773-282-7035.

IRISH MILL INN 26592 N. Highway 83, Mundelein: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Whitey O'Day. Thursdays, 8 PM, open stage. 847-566-7044.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Live Irish music Wednesday through Saturday nights. 773-935-6669.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM Saturdays. Saturday, Bert Cattoni Band. 630-752-2000.

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: 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. 708-388-6755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sunday, noon, Isaac Alderson, Kat Eggleston, Sarah Wilfong, Gwyn Saile, Marc McGowen, Mike Nicholson, O'Carolan's Daughters, Cross Rogues, Danielle DeVelasco, Paddy Knackers, Meghan & Aislinn Gagliardi & others (benefit concert). Monday, Kieran O'Hare, Jim DeWan, Brendan Bulger & Brett Simons (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MONTROSE SALOON 2933 W. Montrose: Wednesday, 8 PM, open jam hosted by Chicago Bluegrass Club. 773-463-7663.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Dave Ramont. Next Saturday, June 17, Carolyn Green & Mike Choby. 847-940-7134.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Next Friday, June 16, Nicole Mendyk & Larry Rand. Next Saturday, June 17, Mike & Amy Finders. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: No cover. Thursday, June 15, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Jason Jones. Next Friday, June 16, 9:30 PM, Sag Valley Boys. 773-276-9730.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Friday, 10 PM, Hank Williams III (see Spot Check), Drive-By Truckers. Next Sunday, June 18, 8 PM, Malcolm Holcombe. 773-525-2508.

TINLEY PERK 7899 W. 159th, Tinley Park: Tuesdays, 7 PM, open stage with Ken Qualter. 708-633-7375.

TOMMY NEVIN'S PUB 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Live Irish music on Sunday afternoons; no cover. 847-864-5913.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Friday, Annie Gallup. Next Friday, June 16, open mike. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Randall Radamaker. Saturday, 7 PM, Marlee MacLeod; 8 PM, Cat Catalani; 9 PM, Andi & I. Sunday, 7 PM, Libby Reed, Doug Alan. Wednesday, C.H.A.T. music showcase with Tristen, Kat Parsons. Next Friday, June 16, F.M. Smith. Next Sunday, June 18, 7 PM, Stone & Leina'ala, River & Chance Damon. 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, Lynne Mandarino. 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 BLUES FESTIVAL See special pullout section.

DR. SMITH & THE INTERNS, TERISA GRIFFIN Next Friday, June 16, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

48-HOUR SAVE MAXWELL STREET BLUES MARATHON See Fairs & Festivals.

IRVING PARK BAPTIST CHURCH CHOIR, ENGLEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CHOIR, NEW CHRISTIAN QUARTET OF CHICAGO Gospel concert and benefit dinner. Next Saturday, June 17, 6 PM, Irving Park Baptist Church, 4401 W. Irving Park. 773-286-6800.

WILLIE KING Free in-store performance. Saturday, 11 AM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

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

SUPER CHIKAN Free in-store performance. Saturday, noon, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

SUSAN TEDESCHI opens for John Hiatt. Wednesday, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Quartet/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 & the Sons of Blues. Wednesdays, blues jam with the All-Stars. 773-734-0491.

BABALUCI 1001 W. Golf, Hoffman Estates: Restaurant with live music on weekends. Friday and next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Jack Salamander. 847-843-3663.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. Saturday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesdays, Carl Davis, Lil' Ed, Joe Moss. Next Friday, June 16, Joanna Connor & Buzz Kilman. Next Saturday, June 17, Joe Kelley. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sunday and Monday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tuesday, Doug McDonald Band with Zora Young. Wednesday, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers with Grana' Louise. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Maurice John Vaughn Blues Band with Shirley Johnson. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Monday, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Tuesday, Alan Batts Band with Grana' Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 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, Jimmy Johnson. Saturday, Big Jack Johnson. Sunday, Robert "Bilbo" Walker with Sam Carr. Mondays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Chico Banks. Wednesday, Pistol Pete. Thursday, J.W. Williams. 773-528-1012.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Saturday, Eddie C. Campbell with Hubert Sumlin. Mondays, Big Bill Hickey & the Moneymakers (no cover). Tuesdays, Marty Sammon (no cover). Wednesdays, jam hosted by Rockin' Johnny. Thursdays, Jump City with Peaches Statten. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Magic Slim & the Teardrops. 773-525-8989.

BONANZA LOUNGE 552 E. 47th: Sundays, 8 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Blues Broom Dusters. 773-538-3200.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Dion Payton & the 43rd Street Band. Thursdays, Sugar Blue. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesday, open stage hosted by Brother John & others. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Saturday, Robert Ealey, Joan Baby. 773-528-0888.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, noon, Koko Taylor, Long John Hunter (live radio broadcast; no cover); 2:30 PM, Charlie Love; 5 PM, Ron Prince & Hard Time; 8 PM, Matthew Skoller; 11 PM, Bernard Allison. Saturday, 1:30 PM, Sam Cockrell & the Groove; 5 PM, John Primer; 8:30 PM, James Solberg; 11:30 PM, Bill Perry. Sunday, 11 AM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials; 2 PM, Phil Guy; 6:30 PM, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang; 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. Monday, jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Tuesday, Larry Garner. Wednesday, the Buzz. Thursday, Junior Watson & Lynwood Slim with the Nick Moss Band. Next Friday, June 16, 5:30 PM, Jon McDonald; 9:30 PM, Bobby Rush, Brother John. Next Saturday, June 17, Deborah Coleman, Sharrie Williams. Next Sunday, June 18, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. 312-427-0333.

CAFE LURA 3184 N. Milwaukee: Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM, Grady Freemen & the Seventh Sons. 773-736-3033.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Sunday, DJ Brian. Monday, DJ Steve. 773-384-2547.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays, 6 PM, Professor John. 312-433-0025.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE 4830 S. Cottage Grove: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Mississippi Raiders with Patricia Scott. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. 773-548-4812 or 773-285-8353.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Willie King & Dave Myers. Monday and Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 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 on weekends. Friday, Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis. Saturday, Howard & the White Boys. Next Friday, June 16, the Buzz. Next Saturday, June 17, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 630-513-0074.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Friday, 10 PM, Mississippi Raiders with Sidney Joe & Sheila Louis. Saturday, 10:30 PM, Nellie "Tiger" Travis. Wednesdays, 6 PM-midnight, Double J Band. Thursday, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Super Percy. 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar features live blues and zydeco after 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Dikki Du & the Zydeco Crew. 847-520-4800.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR NORTH 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Restaurant with live music. Friday, 10:30 PM, Pistol Pete. 847-541-4700.

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

EBONY SOCIAL CENTER 3601 W. Harrison: Thursdays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-265-0337.

FAMOUS DAVE'S 739 N. Clark: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, 5 PM, Diamond Jim Green; 9:30 PM, Long John Hunter, John Primer. Saturday, 5 PM, Matthew Skoller; 9:30 PM, Ronnie Baker Brooks, A.C. Reed. Sundays, King Corey. Tuesday, Matthew Skoller. Wednesday, Willie Higgins & the Mob. Thursday, Soul Purpose Band. Next Friday, June 16, 9:30 PM, Junior Watson & Lynwood Slim with the Nick Moss Band. Next Saturday, June 17, 5 PM, Diamond Jim Green; 9:30 PM, Jerry Portnoy. 312-266-2400.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Flat Broke. Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 PM, Moe & the Lawn. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Carl Weathersby, Rockin' Johnny Band. 708-788-2118.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Tuesdays, 7-9:30 PM, open jam with Smokin' Goose Band (call 708-452-5630); 10 PM, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Saturdays, midnight-2 AM, blues jam with Fernando Jones. 773-373-6292.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Joanna Connor Band with Buzz Kilman. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Carl Davis Band (no cover). Thursday, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray. Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 PM, Chicago Express. 708-484-3610.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 9:30 PM, Johnnie Mae Dunson, Jimi "Prime Time" Smith & the Prime Time Players, Rollin' & Tumblin', Dancing Perkins, Frank, "Little Sonny" Scott Jr. Saturday, 10 PM, Robert "Bilbo" Walker with Sam Carr. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 9:30 PM, Homesick James, Henry Townsend, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Stew Moss, and Jon McDonald. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Billy Boy Arnold, Sugar Blue & Jon McDonald, Bob Stroger, and Stew Moss. Sunday, 11 AM, blues brunch with the Holmes Brothers. 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, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Nick Moss & the Fliptops (on the main stage); Charlie Love (on the Back Porch Stage). Saturday, Matthew Skoller. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller. Monday, Joanna Connor Band. Tuesday, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. Wednesday and Thursday, Dynatones. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, No Mercy Band. 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.

JB LOUNGE 5959 W. Chicago: Sundays, 6-11 PM, ZZ Hill Jr. & the Bad Influence. 773-261-8228.

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. Next Saturday, June 17, Arbor Avenue Station. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers, Kid Dynamite. Sundays, 4-8:30 PM, blues jam with Zanne Mack Band; 9:30 PM, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Mondays and Wednesdays, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers, Andre Taylor & Nellie Travis. Tuesday, Lindsey Alexander, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Thursday, Sam Cockrell & the Groove, Charlie Love (live radio broadcast). Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Sandra Hall. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band, Zanne Mack Band. Saturday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys, Mitchell Turner & Joan Baby. Sundays, Blues Fest jam party hosted by Koko Taylor with Joe Barr & His Soul Purpose Band (tribute to Johnnie Taylor). Monday, Robert Ealey. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Shirley King. Thursday, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Next Friday, June 16, John Primer. Next Saturday, June 17, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. 312-360-1558.

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, Jumpin' Willy Cobbs & the Fireballs. Thursdays and next Friday, June 16, Pedal Steel Transmission. Next Saturday, June 17, Howling Wolf Jr. 773-525-2422.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Jeff Zak & the Cold Shot Band. Next Friday, June 16, Rock Bottom Blues Band. 708-863-2000.

MR. RICKY'S NOTE 118 E. Cermak: Restaurant and bar with music after 4 PM. Mondays, blues musicians perform at a soul food buffet. 312-842-0400.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Friday, 4 PM, Phil Baron Band with Liz Mandville Greeson. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Dave Specter & the Bluebirds. Next Saturday, June 17, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-252-1155.

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

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Friday, 9:30 PM, Smilin' Bobbie & His Blues Machine. 773-486-9862.

PRIMO'S 22212 Governors Hwy., Richton Park: Thursday, June 15, 9 PM, open blues jam hosted by Billy King. 708-748-5560.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sundays, open jam hosted by Blues Effect. Wednesday, Back on the Porch Blues. 773-276-9730.

REDFISH Voodoo Lounge, 400 N. State: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning. 312-467-1600.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Mondays, 8:30 PM, open blues jam hosted by Blue Heat. Thursdays, Pat Doody Project (followed by an open jam). 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Super Chikan & the Fighting Cocks, Big Jack Johnson, Robert "Bilbo" Walker with Sam Carr, Willie King. Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesday, Chico Banks, Jesse Cross. Thursday, Little Mack Simmons, Aron Burton. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music after 7 PM; no cover. Sunday, 1 PM, Matthew Skoller; 6 PM, Rob Stone. Tuesday, Studebaker John. Thursday, Sam Cockrell. 312-527-2722.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Next Saturday, June 17, Howard & the White Boys. 708-526-7174.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Kevin Purcell Band. Saturday, Adam Schlenk Band. Next Friday, June 16, Tremblors. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Billy Flynn Blues Band featuring Rusty Zinn & Pee Wee Madison (see Critic's Choice). Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Tuesday, Nick Moss Blues Band with Junior Watson. Wednesday and next Friday, June 16, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All-Stars. Next Saturday, June 17, Scotty & the Bad Boys. Next Sunday, June 18, Kim Wilson Band with Billy Flynn & Nick Moss. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: Thursday, June 15, 4:30 PM, Airtight (no cover). 312-441-9334.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Bobby Slim James Band. 708-922-9950.

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

TAVERN ON THE FOX 24 N. Broadway, Aurora: Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, 9:30 PM, Screaming Bluedogs. 630-896-6667.

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

290 SPORTS & JUICE BAR 3457 W. Harrison: No cover. Fridays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 9 PM, Willie D. & the All-Stars. 773-533-9208.

WHATEVER IV 3101 S. Central: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Strictly Southside Band. 708-863-4224.

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

jazz

concerts

BERNARD ALCORN Free performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

BLACK SABBATH Dance performance set to music by the band; on the same program, Fritz Welch & John Seden perform on drums & electronics as part of a site-specific installation. Friday, 8 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 773-252-4000.

MAGGIE BROWN performs "Legacy: Our Wealth in Music;" free admission. Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

DELMARK ALL-STARS Free in-store blues brunch with performances by Jimmy Burns, Lurrie Bell, Aaron Moore, Aron Burton, Little Arthur Duncan, Willie Kent, Syl Johnson, Tail Dragger, Dave Specter, Tad Robinson, Bonnie Lee, James Wheeler, and Big DooWopper. Sunday, 10 AM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

DOUGH! Free performance. Next Saturday, June 17, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

NANETTE FRANK Thursday, June 15, 5:30-9:30 PM, courtyard, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212. Next Friday, June 16, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PAULINHO GARCIA Thursday, June 15, 5-10 PM, John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438 or 312-559-0200.

STEVEN HASHIMOTO TRIO Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-8111.

STEVE HASHIMOTO TRIO Free performance. Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

BONEY JAMES & RICK BRAUN Friday, 9:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

JAZZ AT RAVINIA See Fairs & Festivals.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Niki Mitchell, Hoodoo Hoedown, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Next Sunday, June 18, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SUMMER KWAI QUARTET Free in-store performance. Sunday, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

SUMMER KWAI TRIO Free performance. Next Saturday, June 17, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

LINCOLN PARK JAZZ FEST See Fairs & Festivals.

MR. J & COMPANY in a free concert. Thursday, June 15, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET Next Saturday, June 17, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PETER ROOTHAN QUARTET Free concert. Tuesday, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

NINA SIMONE Next Sunday, June 18, 7:30 PM, Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph. 312-782-2004 or 312-559-1212.

SCOTT STENTON Free in-store performance. Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 932 N. Rush. 312-951-6992.

SWING TIME BIG BAND Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

NANCY WILSON, JERRY BUTLER perform at the N'DIGO Foundation's 5th annual gala concert. Next Saturday, June 17, 9 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Frank Jackson, Art Davis, Tom Hope, Rich Pardo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturday, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Von Freeman Quintet with Bettye Reynolds. Sundays, 8:30 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, Silver Streak with Tim McNamara, Tom Garling, John Young, John Bany & Martin Bany. Thursday, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Next Friday, June 16, noon, Eric Schneider, Kim Cusack, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Next Saturday, June 17, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Jeanne Lambert/Bob Dogan Quartet. 312-642-6805.

BABALUCI 2152 N. Damen: Restaurant with live jazz upstairs on weekends. 773-486-5300.

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.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-3535.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Sunday through next Saturday, June 17, Detour. 312-751-2433.

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

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

BIG NIGHT 749 N. Clark: Jazz and swing Fridays and Saturdays after 8:30 PM; no cover. 312-397-1201.

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

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Tuesdays, 8:15 PM, Denise LaGrassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

CAB'S WINE BAR BISTRO 434 N. Main, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thursday, June 15, Airborne. 630-942-9463.

CAFFE DELUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Ikiln Trio (no cover). 773-342-4555.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Donny Nichilo. 312-433-0025.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Friday, 5:30-9 PM, Joanie Pallatto Trio. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie. Thursday, 5:15-9 PM, Allyssa Jones Duo. Next Friday, June 16, 5:30-9 PM, Linda Tate Trio. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: 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.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM-1:30 AM, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8:30 PM-12:30 AM, Arlene Bardelle & Craig Lanigan. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

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

DILLIGAF'S 5401 W. Addison: Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra (preceded by dance lessons at 8 PM). 773-202-9209.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Tuesday, "Interstellar Space Revisited" with Gregg Bendian & Nels Cline (see Critic's Choice), Scarnella. Wednesday, Michael Snow & Alan Licht (see Critic's Choice), Helen Mirra (see Spot Check). Thursday, Peter Brotzmann/Joe McPhee Quartet, Witches & Devils (see Critic's Choice). Next Saturday, June 17, Chicago Underground Duo, DJ John Herndon. 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, Dave Gessner Trio. Next Saturday, June 17, Airborne. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music after 8 PM. Friday, pianist Abi Demirigian. Saturday, Morpheus. Next Friday, June 16, Jeff Gilmore Group. Next Saturday, June 17, Paul Abella Trio. 847-718-9272.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sunday, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Skyliners Big Band, Mambova. Thursday, 8 PM, John Burnett Swing Orchestra with Brienn Perry. 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, 8:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by dance lessons at 7 PM). 630-416-4898.

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

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Next Friday, June 16, 7:30 PM, A-Sharp Chicago Band. 773-262-5767.

GIANNI V. 550 Green Bay, Highwood: Restaurant with music in Club 550. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Joey Duna Trio (no cover). 847-433-5515.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Next Sunday, June 18, 2 PM, Nill Allred's Classic Jazz Band. 708-755-8312, 708-425-4596, or 219-923-6755.

GREAT BEER PALACE 4128 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, Bill Voltz Linear Ensemble. 773-525-4906.

GREAT SCOTT 1240 N. Wells: Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike for jazz and spoken word (no cover). 312-642-0481.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Friday, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Ronny Jordan. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Detour with Phil Seed. Sunday, 8 PM, Dick Sisto Trio (no cover). Wednesday, 9 PM, Bill Porter/Rich Fudoli Orchestra. Thursday and next Friday, June 16, Richie Cole's Alto Madness Orchestra. Next Saturday, June 17, Bass Badness with Bill Dickens, Mike Manson, Angus Thomas, Master Henry Gibson & Vince Willis. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Chicago Coalition Jazz Septet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, Mike Allemana Organ Trio; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 2 PM, Chicago Improvisors Group; 11 PM, Patricia Barber Duo. Monday, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesday, 9 PM, Jennifer Graham Quintet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Next Friday, June 16, Howard Levy Quartet. Next Saturday, June 17, Kahil El'Zabar's Experimental Band. 773-878-5552.

THE GRILL 909 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, Sundays, 6-10PM, and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, Denise LaGrassa. 312-255-9009.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Mondays, 9 PM, Fareed Haque. Next Saturday, June 17, 11 PM, Phil Mosberg. Next Sunday, June 18, 8 PM, Steve Schneck Quartet. 773-465-8005.

HOTEL INTER-CONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Judy Roberts Trio. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sunday, 7 PM, Ensemble Noamnesia with Kevin Drumm, Ernst Long, Jeb Bishop, and TV Pow (performing works by Cornelius Cardew, John Cage, and Gene Coleman). Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. Tuesday, 8 PM, Ptsh (see Spot Check). Wednesday, 7 PM, Mwata Bowden's Sound Spectrum accompanies a spoken word performance by Discopoetry with Kahri B., Avery R. Young, and Ugochi. Thursday, 9:30 PM, Lonnie Plaxico Group. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Next Friday, June 16, 9 PM, Ray Charles (sold out). 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Elaine Dame. 312-245-0333.

HUDSON CLUB 504 N. Wells: Restaurant and bar. Music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesdays and 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 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 through Sunday, Teddy Edwards & Frank Wess, Willie Pickens Trio. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM; matinee performances on Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturday, Bopology with Peter Oprisko. 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.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, Jon Menges Trio. 773-348-7592.

KUKLA'S 509 N. Wells: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, live swing music. Thursdays, Classic Trio performs jazz, bossa nova, and standards. 312-670-9711.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10 PM, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-665-4500.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Saturday, June 17, Dave Pakovic. 773-489-9554.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Friday, Stephanie Browning & Don Stille. Saturday, Stephanie Browning & Kevin O'Connell. Monday, Henry Johnson & Tom Muellner. Tuesday, Howard Levy & John Weber. Wednesday, Greg Fishman & Paulinho Garcia. Thursday, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Next Friday, June 16, Mark Colby Quartet. 312-649-5874.

MAIN STREET PUB 201 Main, Woodstock: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Peter Oprisko Duo. 815-338-4444.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Thursday and next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Rebirth Brass Band. Next Sunday, June 18, Bobby Broom Trio. 773-404-9494.

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.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Sunday and next Sunday, June 18, 10 AM-2 PM, brunch with music by West End Jazz Band. 847-742-5040.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Basement Junta. Sunday, 8 PM, Jeb Bishop & Tim Daisy. Tuesday, Greg Kelly with Kevin Drumm & Vic Rawlings. Thursday, Jive Council. Next Saturday, June 17, Baba Yaga. 773-728-5010.

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

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Next Saturday, June 17, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-252-1155.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sunday, 8 PM, John Sinclair. Next Sunday, June 18, 8 PM, Steve Boyer, Laurie Lee Moses. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Chris Greene & New Perspective. 773-489-0011.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Curtis Robinson Trio. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursday, Tuey Connell Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, Ken Chaney Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen Duo. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Pete Benson Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Matt Lewis Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Breno Sauer Trio. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, Treehouse. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Brian Gephart/Bob Long Quartet. Saturday, Brienn Perry Quartet. Sunday, Elaine Dame Trio. Mondays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesday, Steve Million Trio. Wednesday, Bobby Lewis Trio. Thursday, Kari Nelson Trio. Next Friday, June 16, Kelly Brand Quartet. Next Saturday, June 17, Elijah Levi Quartet. Next Sunday, June 18, Denise LaGrassa Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Friday, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Saturday, Ken Saydak Trio, Ken Chaney Trio. Tuesday, Dana Lawrence. Wednesdays, Mark Madsen Trio. Thursdays, Suede & Blue Roy. Next Friday, June 16, Carl Davis. Next Saturday, June 17, Yoko Noge Trio, Franz Jackson Quartet. 847-266-1313.

PUMP ROOM Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 N. State Parkway: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Dan Merrigan Trio. Sundays, 11 AM-2:30 PM, classical guitarist Jim Perri. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 6 PM, Ellen Harwicke. Wednesdays, 6 PM, Jeanette Kopala. 312-266-0360.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Friday, Bruce Mak Trio. 773-276-9730.

REDS 1958 W. Roscoe: Mondays, 10 PM, John Airo's Kung Fu Jazz, John Paris/John Iragabon Quartet (no cover). 773-248-9523.

SCORES NIGHTCLUB 6764 W. Forest Preserve Dr., Harwood Heights: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain (no cover). 708-867-6767.

SIMON'S TAVERN 5210 N. Clark: Next Sunday, June 18, 9 PM, Steve Hashimoto Quartet. 773-878-0894.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Thursday, June 15, Bob Carter Trio with Ron Cooper. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 1904 S. Michigan: Fridays, jazz night hosted by Larry Smith featuring Double Trouble with trumpeters Maurice Brown & Corey Wilkes and vocalist Kelly Rich from 8:30-11 PM followed by a jam session from 11 PM-1 AM. Next Saturday, June 17, 9:30 and 11 PM, Kevin Chandler Band. 312-225-4140.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fridays, Kevin Kizer Trio. Saturday and Wednesday, Eric Allen Trio. Thursday, Mark O'Connor Trio. 630-305-0230.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Music at 6:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM on weeknights. Fridays, Mark O'Connor Trio. Saturday, Rob Denty Trio. Tuesdays, Eric Allen Duo. Wednesdays, Geof Bradfield Duo. Thursdays, Kevin Kizer Duo. 312-527-3510.

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

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Tuesday, 8 PM, Todd Garland's Balaxy Quive. 773-929-3680.

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

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, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Tuesdays, 8-10 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM-1 AM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 1-4 AM, Koco Brunson. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Ken Vandermark Ensemble. Sundays, 6 PM, 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, Elijah Levi with George Freeman & Tatsu Aoki. Next Friday, June 16, Phil Kidder Ensemble. Next Saturday, June 17, David Boykin Outet. 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, 6-9 PM, Eric Lugosch. Saturdays, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. Sundays, 8:30 PM, John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

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

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Sunday, 6 PM, Simone. 773-327-4273.

international

concerts

NAMITA BODAJI performs at bharatha natyam dance. Next Sunday, June 18, 4 PM, Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, 10915 Lemont Rd., Lemont. 630-415-2620.

MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND Thursday, June 15, 7:30 PM, Imperial Ballroom, Zhivago Restaurant, 9925 Gross Point, Skokie. 847-982-1400.

NEW MIRANDAS perform Brazilian folk music, sambas, and bossa novas. Sunday, 4 PM, Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood. 773-667-1618.

ORQUESTA ARAGON See Critic's Choice. Tuesday, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

ALEX UDVARY & EDDY PATAY perform Hungarian, Slovak, and Russian-Jewish music. Free admission. Thursday, June 15, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

üSZTüRü Transylvanian/Hungarian folk music concert with the Dancers From Marosvásárhely. Saturday, 7 PM, Saint Stephen of Hungary Church, 2015 W. Augusta. 773-271-1585.

international

clubs

ART BAR 215 W. Chicago: Wednesdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz, Lugo Rosado & Papi Chulo spin salsa (with dance lessons at 9 PM). 312-664-6500.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesday, DJ Esperanto spins world beat. 773-227-6859.

CAMPAGNOLA 815 Chicago, Evanston: Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Stuart Rosenberg's MISTO features Brazilian, Sephardic, and American music. 847-475-6100.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM Saturdays, 6:30 PM Tuesdays, and 7 PM Thursdays. Thursday, June 15, Dan Mostello. Next Saturday, June 17, Jim Perri. 708-848-3434.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Thursday, June 15, salsa lessons with music by Orquesta Isla. 312-733-7800.

EQUATOR CLUB 4715 N. Broadway: Saturday, 9 PM, soukous maestro Kanda Bongo Man, Sakad, and others. 773-728-2411.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Friday, 9 PM, Afro-Cuban music with Angled & Cuba. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Thursday, June 15, 9 PM, Orquesta Isla, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

FACES 223 W. Ontario: Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs Frankie Perez, Juan Carlos & Edgar Marroquien spin salsa. 312-440-3223.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJs spin salsa & merengue. 312-226-4555.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tuesday, 9 PM, salsa music with Orquesta 911. 773-395-0066.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, Hector & His Orchestra. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Next Friday, June 16, 10 PM, Haitian music with Tchaka. Next Saturday, June 17, 10 PM, Mambo Express. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Thursday, June 15, 9 PM, Los Van Van, Nueva Charanga. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

LITTLE BUCHAREST 3001 N. Ashland: Music after 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. Wednesdays, Havana plays Cuban jazz. 773-929-8640.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Sunday, 9 PM, Malukasamba. 773-871-3757.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, Grupo Kaskara, DJ Mel Hammond. 773-227-2277.

EL NANDU 2731 W. Fullerton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, South American music. 773-278-0900.

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

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Bandoleros. Wednesdays, Chicago Samba. 312-397-0100.

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

RANCHO LUNA 3357 W. Peterson: Fridays, 7 PM, Caesar Fuentes; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Saturdays, 7 PM, Rancho Luna Orchestra Tropical; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Sundays, 7 PM, Son del Caribe. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Martin Master Zayas (preceded by dance lessons at 7 PM). 773-509-9332.

REZA'S 432 W. Ontario: Restaurant. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. 312-664-4500.

720 CLUB 720 N. Wells: DJs spin salsa and merengue, rock en español, and progressive underground Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 312-397-0600.

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

TANGO . . . NADA MAS 6137 Northwest Highway: Argentine tango dance club. Saturday, 10 PM, Joaquin Amenabar. 773-792-2099.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Dr. Brad & Company (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. 312-396-9426.

classical

ACCESSIBLE CONTEMPORARY MUSIC ensemble in a free program. Monday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ARIEL ENSEMBLE performs music by members of the Chicago Composers Consortium (Huydts, Edwards, Start, Westerberg, Ginther). Next Friday, June 16, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 312-896-7663.

DIANE BISH organ, with the William Ferris Chorale (Bach, Widor, Guilmant, Matthews, Ferris, Bish, and others). Friday, 8 PM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 690 W. Belmont. 773-325-2000.

CEDEK TRIO in a free concert. Saturday, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-787-8625.

CHICAGO ENSEMBLE (Mozart, Shostakovich, Dvorak). Sunday, 3 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. Tuesday, 7:30 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, William Eddins, conductor, with tubaist Gene Pokorny (Bernstein, Stevens, Copland). See Critic's Choice. Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHINESE FINE ARTS SOCIETY ALL CHINESE MUSIC CONCERT features violinists Jasmine Lin and Thomas Yang, cellist Judy Stone, pianist Steven Huang, the Sunrise Chorus, and others performing music of Chinese composers (Sheng, Leung, and others). Next Sunday, June 18, 2 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-409-7814.

FABIENNE CHRISTIAN AND FRANK AMBERS vocalists, with pianist Jacob Haywood, the Morgan Park Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir, and others (Vivaldi, Johnson, Burleigh, and others). Sunday, 3:30 PM, Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 11056 S. Longwood. 773-779-3355.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Saturday, 9 AM, and Tuesday, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DePAUL UNIVERSITY CHILDREN'S CHOIR Shaelyn Boos and Keri Elser, conductors. Sunday, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop conducts a free outdoor concert (Copland, Saint-Saens, Herbert, Tchaikovsky, Miller). Sunday, 6:30 PM, Elmhurst College Mall, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-941-0202.

ENSEMBLE NOAMNESIA with pianist Paulo Alvares, cellist Anton Lukoszevieze, and others in a program of music by Mathias Spahlinger. Saturday, 8 PM, Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis. 773-702-8670 or 773-973-2501.

GRANT PARK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Next Saturday, June 17, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with soprano Kathleen Battle (Mozart, Bernstein, Previn). Next Sunday, June 18, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with baritone Christopher Scott Feigum (Bartok, Kodaly, Mussorgsky/Ravel). 312-742-4763.

JACOB HERINGMAN lute, performs music of Josquin des Prez. Monday, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-794-2787.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sunday, 7 PM, Ensemble Noamnesia with cellist Anton Lukoszevieze and others (Cage, Cardew, Coleman). 312-362-9707.

RYNA KRISTAK piano, in a free recital. Sunday, 3 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

LIGHT OPERA WORKS Lawrence Rapchak conducts Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria. See Critic's Choice. Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, and Sunday, 2 PM, Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, 600 Emerson, Evanston. 847-869-6300.

DEMARRE AND ANTHONY McGILL flute and clarinet. Sunday, 3 PM, K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation, 1100 E. Hyde Park. 773-924-1234.

MARK JAMES MEIER in a free "celebration of tenors." Thursday, June 15, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Friday, 9:30 PM, Basement Junta. 773-728-5010.

NORTHBROOK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Saint-Saens, Ravel, Shostakovich). Next Sunday, June 18, 4 PM (preconcert discussion at 2:30 PM), Glenbrook North High School, 2300 Shermer, Northbrook. 847-272-0755.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a free concert. Saturday, 2 PM, and Wednesday, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

GATY REBHOLZ AND MARK MARSTON in a free concert. Monday, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JASPER WOOD AND DAVID RILEY violin and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Grieg, Bartok, Kreisler, Vieuxtemps). Free admission. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

fairs & festivals

ANDERSONVILLE MIDSOMMARFEST Clark and Foster: Saturday, 11 AM, Differents; 11:30 AM, South Side Swedes; 12:30 PM, AfterGrace, Sverigebarnen; 1 PM, Joel Frankel; 2 PM, the Ride, Bullerbyn, Suenos; 3 PM, ViQueen; 4 PM, Brother Brother; 4:30 PM, Webstirs; 6 PM, Fabulous Janes, Joan Baby with Robert Ealey & the Trowbridge Guitar Studio All-Stars, Generations; 8 PM, Robert Cornelius 7, Bumpus, Cathy Richardson Band. Sunday, noon, Weed Street Band, Grupo Folklorico, Nordland Band; 1 PM, Sandy Lucas; 1:30 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson, Delafields; 3 PM, Vanessa Davis, New Invaders; 4:30 PM, Slugs, Pete Special Band; 5 PM, Q-Blue; 6 PM, Quantum Leep, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans; 6:30 PM, Echoes of Brazil with Clarice Assad & Jennifer Trowbridge; 8 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms, Lonnie Brooks, Michael McDermott. 773-728-2995.

ARTISTS OF THE WALL FESTIVAL Loyola Park Beach, Pratt at the lake: Next Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18, Echosend, Shakura, Matt Tiegler, Cow Jazz, Crazy Chester. 773-764-9302.

BEVERLY WORLD ARTS FESTIVAL Beverly Art Center, 2153 W. 111th: Next Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18, noon-9 PM, Taller Cocobale, Salaam Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, Il Kwa Nori & others. 312-445-3838.

CELEBRATE ON STATE STREET FESTIVAL State between Lake and Van Buren: Next Saturday, June 17, 10 AM-8 PM, Tommy James & the Shondells & others. Next Sunday, June 18, 11 AM-6 PM, Gentlemen of Leisure, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames, Joel Daly & Prairie Moon, Jimmy Damon & others. 312-357-8283.

CELEBRATION 2000 St. Michael's Plaza, 500 W. Eugenie: Friday, 6 PM, Youngblood Brass Band; 8 PM, Bumpus. Saturday, 11 AM, Roots Vibration; noon, Juke Box Band; 1 PM, Modern Traditional Jazz Band; 2:30 PM, Fat Time; 4:30 PM, the Gruv; 5 PM, Gertrude; 7 PM, BBI; 8 PM, Roberta Miles. Sunday, noon, Jonathan Devin & New Country; 1 PM, Modern Traditional Jazz Band. 312-266-1445.

CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL See special pullout section.

FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUENAS Humboldt Park, 1400 N. Sacramento: Tuesday through next Sunday, June 18, 6-10 PM, George Lamond, Yomo Toro, Larry Harlow, Junior Gonzalez, Puerto Rican Power, Oro Solido, Alex D. Castro, Charlie Cruz, La Nueva Patrulla 15, Manikkomio. 773-292-1414.

48-HOUR SAVE MAXWELL STREET BLUES MARATHON Juketown Community Bandstand, Halsted and Maxwell: Friday, midnight, through Sunday, midnight, Al Harris & the Six-Pack R&B Band with Jimmie Lee Robinson, Johnnie Mae Dunson, Jimi "Prime Time" Smith, Frank "Little Sonny" Scott Jr., Lil' Scotty, Mr. H, Shirley King, Bobby Too Tough, Jimmy Isit, Bobby Davis, Rene Maxwell, Irmy "Sugar Baby" Minzie & others. 312-341-3696, 773-264-4746, or 312-813-1051.

GREATER CHICAGO JEWISH FOLK ARTS FESTIVAL Cook County Caldwell Woods Forest Preserve, Devon and Milwaukee: Sunday, 11 AM, Spirit Orchestra, Modern Klezmer Quartet, Russian Women's Melody Choir, Junior Klezmer Orchestra, Sasha Nanus, Judy Caplan Ginsberg with Steve Dropkin; noon, Kol B'seder, Rabbi Joe Black, Rob Weinberg, Jessica Carleton; 12:45 PM, Craig Taubman; 1 PM, Stuart Rosenberg; 1:45 PM, Theodore Bikel; 2 PM, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, David Rothstein, Rabbi Joe Black, Craig Taubman; 3 PM, Kol Sasson, Popov & Gips, Naomi Bayer, Solomon Schechter & Keshet Choirs; 4 PM, Craig Taubman, Shakshuka, Tumbalalaika Klezmer Band; 4:15 PM, Ruby Harris, Jazmer; 5 PM, Dimensions Orchestra, Minnesota Klezmer Band, M'chaiya, Listen Up!, Even Sh'siyah. Festival also features theater, storytellers, and dance performances. 847-933-3000.

JAZZ AT RAVINIA Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Thursday, June 15, 6 PM, James Moody, Ramsey Lewis, Nathan Davis, Rufus Reid, Ernie Adams; 8 PM, Rosemary Clooney, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Marian McPartland; 10:30 PM, Ensemble Stop-Time. Next Friday, June 16, 6 PM, Benny Green & Russell Malone with Brandon Owens; 8 PM, Marcus Roberts Trio, Roland Guerin, Jason Marsalis with Nicholas Payton, Cassandra Wilson; 10:30 PM, DKV Trio with Ken Vandermark, Kent Kessler & Hamid Drake. Next Saturday, June 17, 6 PM, Audrey Morrison, Pat Mallinger, Art Hoyle, Bobby Broom, Willie Pickens, Rob Amster, Robert Shy & Ruben Alvarez; 8 PM, Chucho Valdes Quartet, Tito Puente's Big Band with Eddie Palmieri & Jerry Gonzalez; 10:30 PM, Juan-Carlos Formell. Next Sunday, June 18, 5 PM, Roy Haynes Trio with Danilo Perez & John Patitucci; 7 PM, Oscar Peterson Quartet with Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Ulf Wakenius & Martin Drew. 847-266-5100.

LINCOLN PARK JAZZ FEST Lincoln Park West between Dickens and Armitage: Next Saturday, June 17, noon, Jackie Allen, Judy Roberts; 1:30 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet; 3:30 PM, Louie Bellson. Next Sunday, June 18, noon, Paul Wertico Trio; 1:30 PM, Patricia Barber; 3:30 PM, Stanley Turrentine. 773-472-9046.

NORTHCENTER'S RIBFEST 2000 Irving Park and Lincoln: Next Saturday, June 17, 1:30 PM, ReBirth Jazz Band; 3:30 PM, Dr. Didj; 5:30 PM, Ulele; 7 PM, Frisbie; 7:30 PM, Anders Osborne. Next Sunday, June 18, 1:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 3:30 PM, MVP; 5:15 PM, the Business; 6 PM, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie. 773-525-3609.

SAINT LUKE ACADEMY'S BACK YARD BASH Belmont and Greenview: Next Friday, June 16, 5 PM, Orphans; 7:30 PM, Iguanas. Next Saturday, June 17, noon, Autoliners; 2 PM, Weed Street Band; 4 PM, Jonny Polonsky; 6 PM, Bumpus; 8 PM, Johnny Socko. Next Sunday, June 18, noon, Rebecca's Statue; 2:30 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms; 5 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans; 7:30 PM, Peter Himmelman. 773-665-4682.

TASTE OF THE HEART OF ITALY Oakley between 23th and 25th: Next Friday, June 16, 5-11 PM, Lee Stevens, Le Onde. Next Saturday, June 17, noon-11 PM, Teri Crispino & others. Next Sunday, June 18, noon-9 PM, Tony Spavone, Joe Martino & Luigi Lenzi, Jack Miuccio with Lauren Sacconmano, Tracy Mangialardi. 773-625-0506.

WELLS STREET ART FESTIVAL Wells between North and Division: Saturday, noon, the Jive; 5 PM, Trippin' Billies; 5:30 PM, Noodlehead; 6 PM, Satya Graha; 7:30 PM, Fabulous Janes; 9 PM, Shannon Curfman. Sunday, noon, Noodlehead; 5 PM, Flapjacks; 6 PM, Domestic Problems; 7:30 PM, Nadas; 9 PM, Michael McDermott. 312-951-6106.

miscellaneous

CHICAGO LOW BRASS PROJECT performs "From Bach to the Beach Boys and Beyond." Saturday, 7 PM, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2012 W. Dickens. 773-486-9590 or 773-248-5555.

ELKHART BOYS CHOIR in a free concert. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sunday, 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" with music by Dave's Tune. 773-878-5552.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wednesday, 7 PM, Mwata Bowden's Sound Spectrum accompanies a spoken word performance by Discopoetry with Kahri B., Avery R. Young, and Ugochi. 312-362-9707.

JETTSETT GALLERY & CAFE 3350 N. Paulina: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike for music, spoken word, and visual and performance artists hosted by harmonica player Sugar Blue. 773-477-7251.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Niki Mitchell, Hoodoo Hoedown, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Next Sunday, June 18, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KIDSING 2000 with the Miniature & Minicherubs choir. Saturday, 6:20 PM, little theater, Marist High School, 4200 W. 115th. 773-471-9083.

LAKE SHORE JIVE A cappella music concert. Saturday, 8 PM, Vittum Theater, Northwestern University Settlement House, 1012 N. Noble. 312-409-9255.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Tuesday, Glenn Miller Big Band. Thursday, Heart & Sole, Elite Force Dancers. Next Friday, June 16, West Sweden Male Chorus. 312-346-3278.

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