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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

TED ALIOTA & THE GROOVE MACHINE Benefit for the I & M Canal Restoration Fund. Saturday, 5 PM, General Fry's Landing, east of Stevens and north of the Canal, Lemont. 630-257-9357.

TED ANSANI Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 601 N. Martindale, Schaumburg. 847-605-0476.

BABLICON Free in-store performance. Saturday, 4 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

BEACH BOYS Sunday, 4 and 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

BERBER Free performance as part of the "Rob Linkhart Show." Friday, 8:15 PM, ECTV Studios, 1285 Hartrey, Evanston. 312-421-7499 or 847-869-2510.

MARY J. BLIGE Saturday, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

BLUES KANGAROOS Free concert. Next Friday, June 30, noon, DuPage Court, between S. Grove and S. Spring, Elgin. 847-931-6120.

BODEANS Tuesday, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

BUTTERFLY CHILD Free in-store performance. Saturday, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

ROBERT CORNELIUS Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1001 W. North. 312-255-1352.

ROBERT CRAY BAND, COREY HARRIS Benefit for Lincoln Park Zoo. Friday, 7 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 312-742-2283.

DANGEROUS DIVAS, MALIK CHORAN ENSEMBLE Next Friday, June 30, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

DEFTONES, GLASS JAW All-ages show. Next Saturday, July 1, 7:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

SCOTT FREE Free in-store concert. Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

GIDGETS GA GA, ECHOSEND Free in-store performance. Sunday, 1:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

THE GIRLS Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, July 1, 5:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

NINA GORDON Free concert. Tuesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

BEKI HEMINGWAY Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 4553 N. Lincoln. 773-878-5609.

HOLLY HAS A FARM Free performance. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

GEOFF KESSELL Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

LEGENDS Free concert. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Hubbard Woods Park, Gage and Green Bay, Winnetka. 312-461-6764 or 312-461-6625.

NICHOLAS MARKOS Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

RICKY MARTIN Sold out. Next Saturday, July 1, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINAL, OZOMATLI Thursday, June 29, and next Friday, June 30, 6 PM, Soldier Field, 16th at Lake Shore Dr. 312-559-1212.

ROGER McGUINN, CHRIS MILLS See Critic's Choice. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

N'SYNC Sold out. Sunday, 7:30 PM, Route 66 Raceway, 3200 S. Chicago, Joliet. 815-722-5500.

ME'SHELL NDEGEOCELLO, J. DAVIS TRIO 18 & over show. Saturday, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

BRIAN O'HERN & THE MODEL CITIZENS BIG BAND Tuesday, 8:30 PM, the Viaduct, 3111 N. Western. 773-296-6024.

FRANK ORRALL Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0186.

JIMMY PAGE & THE BLACK CROWES, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD Saturday, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

ALICE PEACOCK Free in-store performances. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927. Thursday, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 932 N. Rush. 312-951-6992.

SUSIE & JOEL RANEY Benefit concert. Saturday, 7 PM, Village Players Theater, 1010 W. Madison, Oak Park. 708-222-0369.

RENE Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

JUSTIN ROBERTS Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

SHANNON ROBERTS Free in-store performance. Saturday, 2:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES Next Saturday, July 1, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

SAIGON REVIVAL Free concert of "sad stories, angry songs, and performance anxiety" with Thax Douglas & others. Next Sunday, July 2, 8 PM, Myopic Books, 1728 W. Division. 773-862-4882.

SIC AT THE VIC with Marz, Liquid Gang, Acumen Nation, Gravelbone, Taxi War Dance, Colonel Stem, Cyrus. Friday, 5:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

L.J. SLAVIN Free concert. Friday, noon, DuPage Court, between S. Grove and S. Spring, Elgin. 847-931-6120.

STARS OF LAWRENCE WELK with Myron Floren, Arthur Duncan, Bobby Burgess, Elaine Badden, and Mary Lou Metzger. Friday, 2 PM, and Saturday, 6 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

STEELY DAN Saturday, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

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

SURFERS Free concert. Wednesday, 7 PM, Wing Park, Wing Park Blvd. and Wing St., Elgin. 847-931-6120.

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

TUBES Next Sunday, July 2, 8:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

STEPH TURNER Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

UNITED WE FUNK ALL STARS Next Saturday, July 1, 7 PM, New Regal Theater, 1665 E. 79th. 773-721-9301 or 312-902-1500.

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

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC Next Saturday, July 1, 6:30 and 9:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

ERIC ZIEGENHAGEN Free performance. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2525 N. Clark. 773-525-6231.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM. Saturday, Co-Pilot Jones, Gidgets Ga Ga, Matt Tiegler Band. Tuesdays, open stage. Wednesdays, Corn Meal. Next Friday, June 30, Rose Polenzani, Allette Brooks, Ellen Rosner. Next Saturday, July 1, Red Elvises. 773-478-4408.

ABNER'S YARD 3527 N. Clark: Music after 10 PM. Saturday, DJs spin house, R&B, reggae, and hip-hop. Thursday, Attic Deep House. 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. Next Saturday, July 1, DJ Jernel Geronimo. 312-266-2114.

BABY DOLL POLKA CLUB 6102 S. Central: Friday, 9 PM, Polkaholics (no cover). 773-582-9706.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 8 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Saturday, Big Daddy Roaches. 847-776-9850.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Boom Hank, Land of the El Caminos, Menthol, the Lash. Saturday, Ruth Buzzy, Snake Oil, Busker Soundcheck, Mil Mulliganos. Sunday, 5:30 PM, Harry Waller & the Rock Pythons; 7:30 PM, Jean Smith (see Critic's Choice), Metalux, Sur la Mer. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tuesday, Huaca, That People's Sleep. Wednesday, Robert Cornelius 7. Thursday, Red Team, Ophur. Next Friday, June 30, Dorian Taj, Wes Hollywood, Phil Rockrohr & the Lifters. Next Saturday, July 1, Bucky Dent, Capitol Rock, Merle. 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. Saturdays, DJ Dion. 773-348-4975.

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

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Clockbox, I Decline, Monkey Paw. Saturday, Oddballs, Valhalla, S.O.S., Maddpoetz, Lord Thumb. Thursday, Rectangle, E-Vans. Next Friday, June 30, Pillowmints. Next Saturday, July 1, Dorks, Differents, Uzigato, Mopar. 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, Phantom 45, 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.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Sunday, 5 PM, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute band). 630-406-0008.

BOHICA BAR & GRILL 5518 S. Archer: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band. 773-581-0397.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night." Tuesdays, Fuzzbusters. Next Friday, June 30, Booker Noe. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Lizard Kings. Saturday, Serilian. Wednesdays, open jam session. Next Friday, June 30, Wombat Carnival. Next Saturday, July 1, Over Easy, After Grace. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Next Friday, June 30, Whiskey Kitchen, Dogs in the Tub. Next Saturday, July 1, Video Stars. 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, Kato the Houseboy. 630-830-7200.

CAFE SIDECAR 801 N. Orleans: Fridays, 5-10 PM, DJs Torin J. Edmond & friends. 312-202-0502.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Susanna & the Hollywoods. Tuesdays, DJ LuLu. Wednesdays, DJ Brian spins soul. 773-384-2547.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Thursday, June 29, 9 PM, Hello Dave. 630-513-0074.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Friday, 8 PM, benefit for Horizons Community Services with DJs Jeff Berry & Mark Vallese. Saturdays and Wednesdays, DJ Lulu. Sundays, Miss Foozie & Her Floozies, DJ Jeff Berry. Mondays, 10:30 PM, "Disco Bingo" hosted by Daisy Mae. Thursdays, Miss Ketty & Her Latin Review. 773-325-2233.

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

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, 9 PM, 5th annual O'Banion's Reunion with DJs Terry Fox, Scott Tomlin, Mike Rytie & Ric Addy. 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: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton; midnight, dance music with DJ House. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler (in the Cab Calloway Room). 312-341-9787.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Dogs in the Tub. 773-528-7569.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar with zydeco music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Fabulous Fish Heads. Thursday through next Saturday, July 1, Scott Nev & In the Pocket. 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, Terry Francis, Deep Swing, DJs John Curley, Bear Who?, Dayhota & Psycho Bitch. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Friday, 10 PM, Cats Under the Stars, Rebecca's Statue. Saturday, 10:30 PM, Underwater People. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thursdays, 10 PM, Matthew McBride Band. Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, Michaelanjelo. 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. Friday, Turnstyles. Saturday, Quantum Leep. 847-541-4700.

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, 8 PM, Saturday, 8 and 10:30 PM, and Sunday, 7 PM, Steven Brinberg (Barbra Streisand tribute). Monday, 8 PM, Dan Stetzel. Wednesday, 8 PM, Three Girls Three. Thursday, 8 PM, Tracy Adams. Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Greta Clark. In the Piano Bar: Saturdays, Mondays, and Thursdays, "Simply Barbra" sing-along hosted by 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. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sunday, DJ Unshown Steve. Monday, DJs Larry & Joe H. spin punk. Tuesday, Ladies of Victory DJs spin. Wednesday, Torturing Elvis, DJ Paula K. spins country music. Thursday, DJ Chuck Wren spins ska. 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. Saturdays, 7-9 PM, "Hot Boyz" male revue. Sundays, DJs Tony & Frank Cano. 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, Gun Fighter, Cells, Million Yen, Bombpop. Saturday, 10 PM, Marvel Kind, Baldwin Bros., Extravery, Atomic Numbers. Monday, 8 PM, Unamerican, Bohb; 10 PM, DJ Jesse de la Peña's Blue Groove Lounge. Tuesdays, Bang Allstars. Wednesday, 9 PM, Poundseven, Greedy Gretchen, Black Jack Tragic. Thursday, 9 PM, Giant Step, Blue October, Ebb-n-Flow. Next Friday, June 30, 10 PM, BR5-49, Old #8. 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, Hector Moralez, Chad Mitchell, DJs Derrick Kyles, Kurt Stephens & FLX. 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Friday, DMV DJs spin bhangra, Hindi, hip-hop, and house. Saturdays, DJs Myke T, Neill & Adrian. Thursday, Glow. Next Friday, June 30, DJs Tony Abasolo & Neill. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday, Insomnia. Saturday, Tall Grass Musicians. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Aaron Aggarwal (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Next Friday, June 30, Jenkins Band. Next Saturday, July 1, Wally's Garage. 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, Mike & Joe. Saturday, Tim Mahoney & the Meenies. Sunday, jam session with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Wednesdays, Keri Hoakie Lounge. Thursdays, Quantum Leep. Next Saturday, July 1, Shaffer Street, Suede & Blue Roy. Next Sunday, July 2, 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, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone, Chomsky, Viery Peel, Gayle Ritt Band. Saturday, Lift, Great Apes, Red Elephant, Colony, Zero to Nine. Sunday, 6 PM, Judybats; 9 PM, Sumo. Tuesday, Link Fame, Twist on Friday, Moxy Blue. Wednesday, Dolari, Bash. Thursday, Modern English, A.J. Rosales. Next Friday, June 30, Mark Watson Band, Supergenius, Lofty Magnificent Box. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Royal Trux (see Critic's Choice), Edith Frost. Saturday, Quadrajets, Fireballs of Freedom (see Spot Check), Star Spangled Bastards, Mexican Doorbell. Sunday, 4 PM, benefit for WZRD with Cheer-Accident, Epectir, Timeout Drawer, Puppets Fucking, Double Trio; 10 PM, "Borrowed Language" DJs spin with Izade. Monday, 9 PM, Pillowmints, Half Vasconte, Minim (see Spot Check), Kaspar Hauser. Tuesday, Jets to Brazil, Tom Daily, the Hex. Thursday, Sweeder, Lupine, Bees Are Black. Next Friday, June 30, White Stripes, Sterling, the Race. Next Saturday, July 1, Box-o-car, Saps, Kleinfelter. Next Sunday, July 2, 6 PM, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Melochrome, Western Automatic; 10 PM, "Foam" with Frontier & others. 773-276-3600.

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

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music at 8 PM. Friday, pianist Randy Amundsen. 847-718-9272.

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

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin music in the cabaret room nightly: Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 5 PM-5 AM; in Club X: Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM. 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. Sundays, Dub Dis (no cover). 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin music from 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-4 AM Saturdays. 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: 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: All-ages shows nightly. Friday, 6 PM, Teen Idols, Beautys, Rumblers, High Strung; 10 PM, Jean Smith (see Critic's Choice), Be/non. Saturday, 6 PM, Traitors, Menstrual Tramps, Mashers, Glory Whores; 10 PM, Wolf Eyes, Lightning Bolt, This Robot Kills, Maximum Cloud, Nautical Almanac. Sunday, 7 PM, Bane, Death by Stereo, Adamantium, Idle Hands. Tuesday, 7 PM, Orchid, Red Scare, Blood Brothers, Song of Zarathrustra, La Mantra de Fhiquria. Wednesday, 6 PM, 18 Visions, Though Down, 26 Days Till Freedom, Seven Angels Seven Plagues; 10 PM, Jets to Brazil, Rapture, Explosion. Thursday, 7 PM, Dairy Queens. Next Friday, June 30, 7 PM, Sig Transit Gloria. Next Saturday, July 1, 5 PM, Nobodys, Mulligan Stu; 9 PM, Hot Rod Circuit. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Can-Ky-Ree. Next Friday, June 30, through Monday, July 3, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM. Mondays, open mike. Tuesdays, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Thursday, June 29, Scratch & Sniff. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Loose Screws. Next Friday, June 30, Rico. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJ EKG spins Wednesdays through Sundays after 8 PM. 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, Growth Ltd (see Spot Check), Mickeys. Saturday, Akela, Control Freaks. Next Friday, June 30, Nothing Less, Lucky Boys. Next Saturday, July 1, Jim Musker hosts an open mike. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Friday, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Russ Long. Saturday, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike with Michael McAssey. Monday, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Job Christensen & Gino DeLuca. Tuesday, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Russ Long. Wednesday, 5:30 PM, Gino Deluca; 9 PM, Honey West & Russ Long. Thursday, 5:30 PM, Don Maurice; 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Russ Long. Next Friday, June 30, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Bobby Beech & Michael McAssey. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Friday, 7:30 PM, Weird Sisters; 10 PM, Cissy Connor & Dan Stetzel. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Ben Holbrook & Gino DeLuca; 10 PM, Cissy Connor & Dan Stetzel. Sunday, 5 PM, Cissy Connor & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Monday, 7:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Rick Aiello & Jeff Richards; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Taylor Ross; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Thursday, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Next Friday, June 30, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols; 9:30 PM, Rudy de la Mor. 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.

GIRL BAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin Wednesdays through Fridays after 9 PM. Sunday, 4-10 PM, DJ Harry T. spins in the parking lot. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin nightly from 10 PM-4 AM Sundays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-587-8469.

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, Broken, Wurlygig, Gidgets Ga Ga, Rolls. Saturday, Box-o-car, Jonny Polonsky, Moaning Lisa. Thursday, Nathan Payne, Lyla Stone. Next Friday, June 30, Yellowhammers. Next Saturday, July 1, Oh My God, Lo-Fi Scorpio, Poonsapaya. 773-472-5139.

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. Friday, 10 PM, Deanna Varagona. Saturday, 11 PM, Kevin So, Will Dailey. Next Friday, June 30, 10 PM, Kick the Cat, Gary Dacanay Band. 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 10 PM, Aden, True Love Always, Das Sporten. Saturday, 10 PM, Front of Truck, Flat Mean Tires. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys, Riptones. Thursday, 9:30 PM, David Singer, Berber, Doris. Next Friday, June 30, 10 PM, Plastics Hi-Fi, Ancient Greeks. Next Saturday, July 1, Rosie Flores. Next Sunday, July 2, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Honeybees. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Calico Cats, Somebody. Saturday, Pat McCurdy. Next Friday, June 30, Lightning & Thunder. Next Saturday, July 1, Billtowne, Driftwould, Funk Harmony Park. 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, 8 PM, Big Backyard Variety Show with Bed of Nails & others. Next Friday, June 30, 9 PM, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement, Hoodoo Hoedown. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Delbert McClinton, Kevin Purcell Band, John Mayer. Saturday, 8 PM, Neville Staple, Danny Dean & the Homewreckers. Sunday, 7 PM, Faze 4, Fudogz, Euclid Gray, Ariel Nesean, Christine, DJs Charlie Rosario & Too Kool Kris (all-ages show). Tuesday and Wednesday, Teena Marie. Thursday, Robin Trower, Eric Jerardi Band. Next Friday, June 30, Robin Trower, Dave Uhrich Band. Next Saturday, July 1, 9 PM, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms (preceded by swing dance lessons at 8:30 PM). Next Sunday, July 2, George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars (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, Smithereens, Ted Ansani. Saturday, Whiskey Kitchen, Flapjacks, Waystation. Wednesday, Anne Harris. Thursdays, Afrodisiacs. Next Friday, June 30, 10,000 Maniacs, Slugs, Sally Anthony. Next Saturday, July 1, 10,000 Maniacs, Yellowhammers. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Shawn & Jenell. 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.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Nadas, Maggie Speaks. Saturday, Bottle of Justus. Next Friday, June 30, Then Again. Next Saturday, July 1, Revolver. 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. 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, Eric Howell. Tuesdays and Thursdays, open mike hosted by Alec. Next Friday, June 30, Alec Gorecki & Anybody's Guess. Next Saturday, July 1, Eric Howell & the Implants. 773-384-1040.

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

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Saturday, 6 PM-3 AM, salsa dance lessons with Orquesta Isla. Thursday, 7:30 PM, swing dance lessons with Brienn Perry Sextet. 773-528-3400.

LUNAR BREWING COMPANY 54 E. St. Charles, Villa Park: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Tuneage. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Fuzz. Next Saturday, July 1, the Feel. 630-530-2077.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM; no cover on weeknights. Friday, All Systems Halt, Leroy Fix, Drunken Master III. Sunday, Big Hello, Shots. Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Wendy Morgan's Vocal Brew. Wednesday, Quasar Wut-Wut. Thursday, Seers Poncho. Next Friday, June 30, DJ Ray Fielder. Next Saturday, July 1, 9 PM, Stone Caravan, Milk Plow. 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, DJs Mark Grant & Juston Lloyd with percussionist Leddie Garcia. Saturday, Julius Spates, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. Sunday, 1-8 PM, DJs Mike Steele, Darrell Woodson, Madrid & Oscar McMillan. Mondays, "Beat Project" funk, soul & hip-hop showcase with DJs Shon Dervis & Hiroki features live performances and guest DJs. Tuesdays, DJ Touch. Thursdays, Carnaval Brasil, DJ Red Lox. 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. Fridays, Stanley Karcz. Saturday, 5 PM, Gary Filip; 9 PM, Stanley Karcz. Sundays, Tom Linsk. Mondays, Peter Miletic. Tuesdays, Stanley Karcz. Wednesdays, Tom Linsk. Thursdays, Gary Filip. 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 through Sunday, Chicago Rose. Mondays, Troy Neihardt. Tuesdays, Dave Allen. Wednesdays, John Zamojcin. Thursdays, Troy Neihardt. Next Friday, June 30, Chicago Rose. 312-337-8080.

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

MAP ROOM 1949 N. Hoyne: Next Saturday, July 1, 9:30 PM, John Fournier. 773-252-7636.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, 7 and 10:30 PM, Tony Levin Quartet, Teye. Saturday, the Good, Paperboys, Marshall Hanbury. Wednesday, Into the Green. Thursday, Almighty Rogers, Lush Budgett, Bucky Halker. Next Friday, June 30, Convulsions, Big Backyard, Torben Floor. Next Saturday, July 1, Wild Bunch with Wayne Kramer, Clem Burke, Pat DiNizio & Jim Babjak, Gilby Clarke, Chip Z'Nuff, Billy Maryniak, Peter Zaremba, Bettina France, Patty Elvis Manning & others. Next Sunday, July 2, 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro. 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, Kill Hannah, Organic, Sister Seven (see Spot Check), Crud. Saturday, 6:30 PM, Hellshock, From Zero, Smackdab, Jake:u:ohff. Sunday, 11:30 PM, Slum Village (see Critic's Choice), Bahamadia (see Critic's Choice), Spontaneous (see Critic's Choice), Cali Agents (see Critic's Choice). Tuesday, 6 PM, "Plea for Peace" food drive with Blue Meanies, Alkaline Trio, Chris Murray, MU330, Link 80, Lawrence Arms, Honor System, Mike Park & Dan Potthast (all-ages show). Wednesday, 8 PM, Blues Traveler (18 & over show). Thursday, 7 PM, Sunny Day Real Estate, No Knife (all-ages show; sold out). Next Friday, June 30, 7 PM, Catherine Wheel, Tracy Bonham (all-ages show); 11 PM, Blacks, OK Go, Cash Audio (18 & over show). Next Saturday, July 1, 8 PM, "Big Goddess Pow Wow #9" with Lisa Buscani, La Vie Ennvi, Donna Blue Lachman, Jenny Magnus, Brigid Murphy, Cin Salach & Ten Tongues, Reno, Cheryl Trykv, Marcia Wilkie, and Paula Killen (18 & over show). 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: Sunday, 10 AM-2 PM, acoustic brunch with the Mythic Fig Trio. 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.

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.

NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS ART MUSEUM 1801 S. Indiana: Thursdays, 6-8:30 PM, Band of Jimis performs the music of Jimi Hendrix (no cover). 312-326-0270.

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: Friday, 9:30 PM, Tiny Hairs, Dummy Antenna. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Autoxic, Sunburn. Tuesdays, 8 PM, "home recording" showcase (public may bring in music). Wednesdays, DJs spin "rare and unusual" records. 773-728-5010.

NORTH BEACH 1001 N. Roselle, Hoffman Estates: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Kato the Houseboy. Saturday, Jocelyn Weed. Next Friday, June 30, Sivere. 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, Nubile Thangs, Josh Richter Band. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Peking Turtle, Oucho Sparks. 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 30, 9:30 PM, Homunculus, Virginia Coalition, E-Mics. Next Saturday, July 1, 9:30 PM, Fareed Haque Sextet, Malachy Papers. 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. Friday, Janus. Saturday, Green. Sunday, 7 PM, King's Four Trio; 10 PM, Rebecca's Statue. Wednesday, 9 PM, DJ Gold "D" spins disco, funk, house, jazz, and rare grooves. Thursday, Dash Red. Next Friday, June 30, Cedar Case. Next Sunday, July 2, Palms. 773-486-9862.

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.

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

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, O'nit. Wednesday, "music workshop" with Community Service Band. Next Friday, June 30, Bad Cat. 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. Saturdays, Chad Sommer & Chris Walsh. Thursdays, "Digdugg" with residents Derrick, James & Diz. 312-733-6699.

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, Saturdays, and Tuesdays; live bands on Wednesdays. 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, Rico. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Rory's Raiders. Next Friday, June 30, 9:15 PM, Mirage, Old Dogs-New Tricks. 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, 5 PM, Red Elephant, Lift, Chomsky; 10 PM, Blueground Undergrass, Marah. Saturday, 7 PM, Uz Jsme Doma (see Spot Check), Multivitamins; 11 PM, Happy Apple, the Hot, Dylan Hicks. Sunday, 9 PM, Buddyrevelles, Mendoza Line, Super XX Man. Monday, 9 PM, Returnables, Diffuser, Differents. Tuesday, 9 PM, Centro-Matic, Disaster Action Team, Nadine. Wednesday, 9 PM, Johnny Dilks. Thursday, 9 PM, Tokyo Expando, Helicopter Helicopter, Quiet Kid, Rhume. Next Saturday, July 1, 10 PM, Monkey Paw, Ether Net, Rockit Girl. Next Sunday, July 2, 8 PM, Ida, Snailhouse, A-Set. 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.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Friday, DJ Wiz Kid. Saturday, Love Monkeys. Wednesdays, DJ Wiz Kid. 708-526-7174.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Thursday, June 29, Dick Holiday & the Bamboo Gang. 847-991-2150.

SLUGGERS 11 Orland Square Mall, Orland Park: Next Friday, June 30, 10 PM, I Decline. 708-403-1688.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Darrell Woodson. Saturday, DJ Gil Burns. 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 Saturday, July 1, DJ Michelle Stylus. Next Sunday, July 2, Richie Hawtin. 773-549-4140.

SMILER COOGAN'S 5637 W. Grand: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, 6 PM, Macabre (all-ages show). 773-889-0601.

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

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

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.

THE SPOT 1584 Rand, Des Plaines: Next Saturday, July 1, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). 847-298-4000.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Friday, 8 PM, Evergreen Terrace. Mondays, 7:30 PM, spoken word/open stage (no cover). Tuesday, 8 PM, DJ Simon Templar spins techno & house (no cover). Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike (no cover). Thursday, 8 PM, Still. 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.

STARGAZE 5419 N. Clark: Next Saturday, July 1, 10:30 PM, Michelle Malone. 773-561-7363.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin on the first floor. Friday, Monica Morris Method, Molasses, E-Vans. Saturday, Chicago Samba. Next Saturday, July 1, Echosend, Karma Sutra, Voodoo Kings, Gidgets Ga Ga. 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. Friday, Rockit Girl, Woolworthy, Ness, Rock Star Club. Saturday, 9-24, Swinging Lovehammers, Strain Busy Sky, Beam. Wednesday, Hugh Pontunes, Keith Scott, Mock Heroic. Thursday, Roll, Red Team, Short Arm Trick. Next Friday, June 30, Growth Ltd (see Spot Check), Trailer Park Palace, Iron 56. Next Saturday, July 1, Col. Stem, Janis, Green Scene. 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, Tamara Pierce, Al Rose, Jonathan Moss, Ellen Rosner. Saturday, Ranchmart, Martha's Trouble. Sunday, 7 PM, Ivy, Julie Frost, Kat Parsons. Thursday, 8 PM, Rose Polenzani. Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Tristen; 9 PM, Erin McKeown. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, La Makita Soma. Sundays, "Thrift" DJs Pap, Anton & Funktion. Next Friday, June 30, 4-Fi, Olupus. Next Saturday, July 1, Jesters. 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. Friday, Ministers of Sound. Wednesdays, Bandoleros. Thursdays, Pharris Thomas & John Young. Next Friday, June 30, Lego. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Ponce Lads. Saturday, Bumpus, Freshwater Collins. Tuesdays, Hello Dave. Thursday, Johnny Mogambo. Next Friday, June 30, Generations. 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, Indian Head. Saturdays, open stage. Next Friday, June 30, Love Chaos. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Friday, Lazo, Roots Stems Branches. Saturday, Baaro, One Blood. Sunday, Gizzae. Monday, Roots Stems Branches. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis, DJ Slacky J. Wednesday, Ras Kelly, Indika. Thursday, Skapone, Anthony & Ban Band. Next Friday, June 30, Aswah Greggorri, Third Coast. Next Saturday, July 1, Gizzae. Next Sunday, July 2, Mad Professor. 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. Friday and Saturday, 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. Next Friday, June 30, John Acquaviva. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

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

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

CHICAGO SONGWRITERS' COLLECTIVE Free concert. Wednesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ERIC LUGOSCH "American Friday Nights" concert and exhibition viewing features fingerstyle guitar music. Next Friday, June 30, 5 PM, Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan. 312-664-3939.

KRISTIN RONNE Free performance. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ANNA STANGE Next Friday, June 30, 7 PM, Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

TAIKO DRUMMERS OF THE MIDWEST BUDDHIST TEMPLE, SLAVIC PROJECTION FOLK ENSEMBLE Free concert. Sunday, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, Manor & Eastwood. 773-463-8166 or 773-271-7127.

DAVIS WILLIAMS Free concert. Thursday, June 29, noon, Millennium Plaza, South Stolp between Galena Blvd. and Downer Place, Aurora. 630-844-3640.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Friday, Pat Dailey. Sundays, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. Next Friday, June 30, Rose Polenzani, Allette Brooks, Ellen Rosner. Next Saturday, July 1, Red Elvises. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Patchouli. Saturday, Craig & Louise Champlin. Next Friday, June 30, Kent & Dorothy McDaniel. 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.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Sundays, Can-Ky-Ree. Next Saturday, July 1, Kelly Hogan. 773-384-2547.

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

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

CHANGES 206 Centre, Park Forest: Bookstore and cafe; music at 8 PM. Next Friday, June 30, Linda M. Smith. 708-747-9190.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Mighty House Band. Sunday, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish sessiun; 8 PM, David Dunne. Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish sessiun. 773-583-3066.

COWBOY'S LOUNGE 10400 Fullerton, Melrose Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Black Lace. Sunday, jam session hosted by Black Lace. Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, Just Us Band with Bertie Lee. 847-288-1848.

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

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.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Saturdays and Wednesdays, 9 PM, live Celtic music. Sundays, 3-6 PM, Scottish Ceilidh. 773-529-9879.

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.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Can-Ky-Ree. Tuesday, 8 PM, "Fairbanks to Anchorage AIDS benefit." Next Friday, June 30, through Monday, July 3, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Amy Beth. 630-393-1247.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Deanna Varagona. Saturday, 11 PM, Kevin So, Will Dailey. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike with Craig Champlin (in the Red Line Tap). 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: Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys, Riptones. Next Saturday, July 1, Rosie Flores. Next Sunday, July 2, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Honeybees. 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, Dooley Brothers. Saturday, Michael O'Connor & the Shannonaires. Next Friday, June 30, Mauds Gonne. Next Saturday, July 1, Dyed in the Wool. 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.

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. Monday, Jim DeWan (no cover). Next Sunday, July 2, 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro. 773-404-9494.

MASTHOUSE 528 E. Calhoun, Woodstock: Next Saturday, July 1, 7 PM, open mike & sing-along. 847-836-6278.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Kat Eggleston. 847-940-7134.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Tom Dundee & the Cowboys Born Out of Their Time. Mondays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Next Friday, June 30, Jim Fine. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: No cover. Thursday, June 29, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Jason Jones. 773-276-9730.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Friday, 10 PM, Blueground Undergrass, Marah. 773-525-2508.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Next Friday, June 30, O'Hara, Laffey & Furlong. 708-922-9950.

TINLEY PERK 7899 W. 159th, Tinley Park: Friday, 8 PM, 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. Next Friday, June 30, Suzanne McDermott. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Sunday, 7 PM, Ivy, Julie Frost, Kat Parsons. Wednesday, C.H.A.T. music showcase with Tristen, 7 Day Run. Thursday, 8 PM, Rose Polenzani. Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Tristen; 9 PM, Erin McKeown. 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. Friday, Mark DeNardo. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Ben Porter. Next Friday, June 30, Matt & Emily-Air Mattress. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

ROBERT CRAY BAND, COREY HARRIS Benefit for Lincoln Park Zoo. Friday, 7 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 312-742-2283.

BYTHER SMITH & THE NIGHTRIDERS Free concert. Thursday, June 29, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge and Mulford, Evanston. 847-448-8260.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ALE HOUSE 825 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park: Friday, Frank Raven & the Blue Watusis. Saturday, Margo & the Strictly Southside Blues Band. 708-848-2801.

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.

BAR LOUIE 47 W. Polk: Saturday, 9 PM, Professor John & His Band. 312-347-0000.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesdays, Carl Davis, Lil' Ed, Joe Moss. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Monday, 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 30 and July 1, Johnny B. Moore Band with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tuesday, Chico Banks 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 30 and July 1, Chico Banks Band with Grana' Louise. Next Sunday, July 2, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Jimmy Johnson. Sunday, Jimmie Lee Robinson. Mondays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Vino Louden. Wednesday, Pistol Pete. Thursday, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Next Friday, June 30, Vino Louden. Next Saturday, July 1, Dion Payton & the 43rd Street Blues Band. 773-528-1012.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Otis Rush. Mondays, Big Bill Hickey & the Moneymakers (no cover). Tuesdays, Marty Sammon (no cover). Wednesdays, jam hosted by Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted. Thursdays, Jump City with Peaches Statten. Next Friday, June 30, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 773-525-8989.

BONANZA LOUNGE 552 E. 47th: Sundays, 8 PM, Elmore James Jr. &

the Broom Dusters. 773-538-3200.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, High Tones. Saturday, Joe Kelly Band. Thursdays, Sugar Blue. Next Saturday, July 1, Keith Scott. 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. Friday, Howard & the White Boys. Saturday, Blues & Battered. 773-528-0888.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, Big Bill Morganfield & Bob Margolin, Lil' Slim & the Back Alley Blues Band. Saturday, A.C. Reed, Lil' Slim & the Back Alley Blues Band. Sunday, Jimmy Burns. Monday, jam hosted by Brother John. Tuesday, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Wednesday, Dave Specter & the Bluebirds. Thursday, Byther Smith. Next Friday, June 30, 5:30 PM, Steve Arvey; 9:30 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Dave Keyes Band. Next Saturday, July 1, Johnnie Johnson, Marty Sammon & the Midnight Street Jam. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Mondays, 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, Lee Morris Blues Band. Sunday, 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, Joanna Connor & Buzz Kilman. Saturday, Anthony Gomes Band. Next Friday, June 30, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 630-513-0074.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:30 PM, Masheen Company with Melvia "Chick" Rodgers & Ronnie. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton. Wednesdays, 6 PM-midnight, Double "J" Band with Killer Ray. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler (in the Cab Calloway Room). 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar features live blues and zydeco after 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Fabulous Fish Heads. Thursday through next Saturday, July 1, Scott Nev & In the Pocket. 847-520-4800.

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

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.

EDWARDS' ENTERTAINMENT LOUNGE 4252 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 10 PM and midnight, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters with Lady T Wright. 773-536-7292.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Paul Dandy & Ben Weaver. Next Friday, June 30, Dave Colly. 847-428-4500.

FAMOUS DAVE'S 739 N. Clark: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, 5 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 9:30 PM, Barbara Carr. Saturday, 5 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, Eddie King. Sundays, King Corey. Monday, Jimmy Burns. Tuesday, Matthew Skoller. Wednesday, Jay Stulo. Thursday, Ron Prince. Next Friday, June 30, Frank Ace. Next Saturday, July 1, Matthew Skoller. Next Sunday, July 2, John Primer. 312-266-2400.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Mythic Figs, Smokin' Goose Blues Experience. Saturday, Midnight Renegades. Next Friday, June 30, Flat Broke. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Next Friday, June 30, through Monday, July 3, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Jump City. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Joanna Connor Band with Buzz Kilman. Next Saturday, July 1, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Tuesdays, 7-9:30 PM, open jam with the Smokin' Goose Musical Potpourri (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.

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

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Carl & Co. (no cover). Thursday, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray. Next Saturday, July 1, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 708-484-3610.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Friday, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Tuesday, Elmo Bliss & Cold Sweat. Wednesday, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. Thursday and next Friday, June 30, Joanna Connor Band. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar 9 PM-1 AM. Saturday, Soul Fedd. 312-245-0333.

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. Friday, J.B. Ritchie Band. Next Friday, June 30, Liz Mandville Greeson. Next Saturday, July 1, Blue Plate Special. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, John Primer, 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, Chick Rodgers, Charlie Love (live radio broadcast). Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Vance Kelly. Saturday, Shirley Johnson, Delores Scott, Leretha Weathersby. Sundays, 8 PM, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Monday, Zanne Mack Blues Band. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Shirley King. Thursday, Fernando Jones. Next Friday, June 30, John Castro & His JC Express. 312-360-1558.

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

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM and weeknights at 8 PM; no cover. Saturday, Cadillac Dave & the Chicago Red Hots. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Pedal Steel Transmission. Saturday, Pat Smillie Band. Thursdays, Pedal Steel Transmission. Next Saturday, July 1, Jumpin' Willy Cobbs. 773-525-2422.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Kax & the Blacklight Experience. Next Friday, June 30, Strictly Southside Blues Band. 708-863-2000.

MARGARET'S NEW 7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, L.V. Banks & the Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-0592.

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.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Big Sweaty Men. 773-252-1155.

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

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Saturday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Wednesday, Pete Special. Next Friday, June 30, Kingsnakes. Next Saturday, July 1, Little Smokey Smothers. 815-477-0340.

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

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Saturday, 8:30 PM, Blue Plate Special. 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, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Saturday, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Devil in a Woodpile. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesday, Chico Banks, Jesse Cross. Thursday, Little Mack Simmons. Next Friday, June 30, Dave Myers & Scott Dirks. Next Saturday, July 1, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 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, John Primer. Thursday, Brother John Band. 312-527-2722.

602 NORTH NIGHT CLUB 602 North, Glendale Heights: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Screaming Bluedogs. 630-790-6100.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Next Friday, June 30, Pete Special. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, Blues Angels Blues Band with Moonshine Kate. Saturday, Scotty Bradbury "Birthday Blues Bash" with Little Smokey Smothers & Twist Turner. Sunday, Kim Wilson Band with Billy Flynn & Nick Moss. Monday and Wednesday, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All Stars. Next Friday, June 30, Eddie Taylor Jr. Blues Band. 773-772-6656.

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

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.

VI'S LAST CALL 9 S. 1st Street, Saint Charles: Next Saturday, July 1, 9 PM, Screaming Bluedogs. 630-377-9875.

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

jazz

concerts

TATSU AOKI & BRADLEY PARKER-SPARROW Free in-store performance as part of the Southport Records festival. Saturday, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

DAVE BANEY QUINTET, ORBERT DAVIS DOUBLE QUARTET, COLLEGE OF DuPAGE JAZZ ALL-STARS "Jazz at Sunset" outdoor concert. Sunday, 5 PM, courtyard, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

PAUL BASA & BASANOVA Free concert. Next Friday, June 30, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

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

MARK BURNELL & ANNE PRINGLE Free in-store performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DANGEROUS DIVAS, MALIK CHORAN ENSEMBLE Next Friday, June 30, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

ORBERT DAVIS SEXTET Tribute to Louis Armstrong. Free admission. Thursday, June 29, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MAYNARD FERGUSON & HIS BIG BOP NOUVEAU BAND, ELMHURST COLLEGE JAZZ BAND Free concert. Sunday, 6 PM, Elmhurst College Mall, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-6100 or 630-617-6186.

GEPHART/LONG QUARTET Sunday, 7 PM, Ridgeville Park, Ridge & South Boulevard, Evanston. 847-869-5640.

RON HAYES Free concert. Thursday, June 29, 5:30 PM, garden courtyard at Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437.

KAPSALIS TRIO Free performance. Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

JEFF LASKY TRIO Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

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

REGINALD T. McCANTS Thursday, June 29, 5-10 PM, John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438 or 312-559-0200.

JIMMY SUTTON'S FOUR CHARMS Free in-store performance. Sunday, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

CLARK TERRY & THE BURGESS GARDNER ORCHESTRA, HOUSTON PERSON QUINTET WITH ETTA JONES Next Saturday, July 1, 6:30 and 10 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222 or 312-902-1500.

TWO FOR BRASIL Free in-store performance. Next Sunday, July 2, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

BRADLEY YOUNG ORCHESTRA Sunday, 7 PM, front lawn, Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd. 773-298-3311.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Franz Jackson, Peter Roothan, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturday, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Quartet. 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, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Silver Streak with Tim McNamara, Tom Garling, John Young, John Bany & Martin Bany. Thursday, noon, Max Hook; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Next Friday, June 30, noon, Sonny Turner, John Watson, Tom Hope, Rich Pardo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. 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, 6:30-10 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-3535.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM nightly. Friday and Saturday, Carlos Cannon. Sunday through next Sunday, July 2, Bobby Lewis Quartet. 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, Andy Meacham Trio. 630-406-0008.

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

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Hot Club Guitar. 773-384-8600.

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

CAB'S WINE BAR BISTRO 434 N. Main, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thursday, June 29, Steve Ramsdell Duo. 630-942-9463.

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

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Thursday, June 29, Dave Clark & the Jazz Jivers. 773-384-2547.

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, Phil Kidder 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 30, 5:30-9 PM, Elijah Levi Trio. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Friday, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesday, 6 PM, Jerry Owings; 8 PM, Rick "Elvis" Saucedo. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braughm & Don Stille. Next Friday, June 30, 9 PM, Frank Lamphere. 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.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Latin and jazz jam session with Crosswind. 312-697-0975.

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.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler. 312-341-9787.

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. Wednesday, Phil Mosberg Quartet. 773-276-3600.

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

EPITOME 2347 S. Michigan: Friday, Saturday, and next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, 7-11 PM, Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio. 312-326-2300.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Paul Abella Trio. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music after 8 PM. Saturday, Airborne. Next Friday, June 30, Jeff Gilmore Group. 847-718-9272.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sunday, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band with Brienn Perry. Wednesday, 8 PM, Rob Parton's Jazz Tech Big Band. Thursday, 8 PM, Big Roy. Next Friday, June 30, through Monday, July 3, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 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.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Sundays, 6-9 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble with Siddha Sila, Vandy Harris, David Boykin, Ben Montgomery, Duryvin Ternoir, and Leo O'Dell. 773-373-6292.

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.

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: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Barbara LeShoure. Sunday, 8 PM, Margaret Murphy Quartet (no cover). Monday, 8 PM, Michelle Thomas Quartet (no cover). Wednesday, 9 PM, Bill Porter/Rich Fudoli Quintet. Thursday, 9 PM, percussion summit with Master Henry Gibson and Alejo Poveda. Next Friday, June 30, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Tom Muellner Quintet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, Bill McFarland & the Chicago Horns; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 11 PM, Hinda Hoffman Trio. Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesday, 9 PM, John McLean Quintet (see Critic's Choice). Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, "Battle of the Saxes" with Von Freeman & Edward Peterson. 773-878-5552.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Mondays, 9 PM, Fareed Haque. 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, Shakura Ensemble. Monday, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues, Arthur Murray Lindyhoppers. Tuesday, 8 PM, Ptsh. Wednesday, 10 PM, Dave Pavkovic Trio. Thursday, 8 PM, 8 Bold Souls. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Next Saturday, July 1, 9 PM, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms (preceded by swing dance lessons at 8:30 PM). 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Next Friday, June 30, 5-9 PM, Elaine Dame. Next Saturday, July 1, 9 PM, Mandi Loomis & the Brick House Blues Band. 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 BARBERSHOP 1602 E. 53rd: Friday, 6 PM, Tony Rogers & Standing Room Only. 773-643-8041.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 4, 8, and 10 PM Sundays; 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday through Sunday, Ingrid Jensen Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Monday, 8 and 10 PM, Maynard Ferguson Big Bop Nouveau Band. Tuesday through next Sunday, July 2, Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen, Mike Kocour 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; 5 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet with Ray Bailey. 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: Tuesday, 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.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Stephanie Browning & Jeremy Kahn. Monday, Tom Muellner & Henry Johnson. Tuesday, Libby York Duo. Wednesday, Greg Fishman & Paulinho Garcia. Thursday, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. 312-649-5874.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Friday, 7 and 10:30 PM, Tony Levin Quartet, Teye. Sundays, 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.

MIA CUCINA 56 W. Wilson, Palatine: Restaurant with music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 PM Sundays; no cover. Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, Mueller Group. 847-358-4900.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Next Sunday, July 2, 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. Next Friday, June 30, Dan McCoy with Mike Hartman & Jim Baker. 773-728-5010.

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

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sunday, 8 PM, Factions & Fissures Double Trio, Laurie Lee Moses. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Chris Greene & New Perspective. Next Saturday, July 1, 9:30 PM, Fareed Haque Sextet, Malachy Papers. 773-489-0011.

PEACOCK CAFE 5440 N. Sheridan: Fridays, 5-9 PM, Elevation. 773-275-1224.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Jimmy Ellis Trio. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursday, Tuey Connell Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, Don Stiernberg 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, Eastside Upsetters. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Martha Lorin. Saturday, Joanie Pallatto with the King Fleming Trio. Sunday, Peter Zamojcin Trio. Monday, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesday, Steve Million Trio. Wednesday, Scott Stevenson Trio. Thursday, Kari Nelson Trio. Next Friday, June 30, Doug Lawrence Quartet. Next Saturday, July 1, Corky McClerkin Quartet. Next Sunday, July 2, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Friday, Henry Johnson Quartet. Saturday, Greg Pasenko Trio, Scott Stevenson Trio. Tuesday, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. Wednesdays, Mark Madsen Trio. Thursdays, Suede & Blue Roy. Next Friday, June 30, Cactus Comets. Next Saturday, July 1, Greg Pasenko Trio, Ken Saydak Trio. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Live jazz at 6:30 PM Sundays. Sunday, Mike Knauf Quartet. 815-477-0340.

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.

RED 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.

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

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesday, Taku Akiyani Trio. Thursday, Paul 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. Saturday, 9:30 and 11 PM, Maggie Brown. 312-225-4140.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Tom Castonzo Quartet. 708-922-9950.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturday, Mark Maegdlin Trio. Wednesdays, Eric Allen Trio. Thursdays, 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, Juli Wood Trio. Tuesdays, Eric Allen Duo. Wednesdays, Geof Bradfield Duo. Thursday, 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). Wednesday, Scott Burns. 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, Douglas Ewart & the Inventions. 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, Dan Phillips Trio. Next Friday, June 30, Damon Short Quartet. 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.

international

concerts

LES CRAPAUDES perform traditional music of Quebec at La Fete de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste, which also features films, food, and dancing. Saturday, 1:45 PM (films start at 11 AM), Alliance Francaise de Chicago, 54 W. Chicago. 312-337-1070.

MADOU DEMBELE, DAHUI Saturday, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PADMA BHUSHAN SMT. GIRIJA DEVI Hindustani vocal concert with Pandit Ramesh Misra (sarangi), Shri Subhen Chatterjee (tabla), and Sudha Dutta (tanpura). Saturday, 7 PM, auditorium, Triton College, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. 847-891-5457.

TAIKO DRUMMERS OF THE MIDWEST BUDDHIST TEMPLE, SLAVIC PROJECTION FOLK ENSEMBLE Free concert. Sunday, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, Manor & Eastwood. 773-463-8166 or 773-271-7127.

TRIBUS FUTURAS Fridays and Sundays, 1 and 3 PM, and Saturdays, noon and 2 PM, Living Coast Exhibit, Brookfield Zoo, 1st and 31st, Brookfield. 708-485-0263, ext. 879.

TRIO LOS CHALANES Fridays and Sundays, noon and 2 PM, and Saturdays, 1 and 3 PM, Living Coast Exhibit, Brookfield Zoo, 1st and 31st, Brookfield. 708-485-0263, ext. 879.

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. Saturday, Jim Perri. Tuesday, Steve Mazurowski. Thursday, Creste Verde. 708-848-3434.

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

EURO CAFE 3001 N. Ashland: Wednesdays, Breno Sauer plays Brazilian tango and jazz. 773-929-8640.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Thursday, June 29, 9 PM, Jesus Enriquez y su Orquesta, 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.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Saturday, 10 PM, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca. Next Friday, June 30, through Monday, July 3, 19th annual American Music Festival on two stages (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Sunday, "Tropic Jazz" with El Grand Combo, Tito Garcia, and DJ Jose de Jesus. 312-666-1695.

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: Friday, 10 PM, Ghanatta. Saturday, 10 PM, Willie Gomez Con Cache Orquesta. Sunday, 7 PM, Shakura Ensemble. 312-362-9707.

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.

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.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Friday, 9 PM, "Noche Latina" with Nalini, Margarita y Miriam, Gonzalo Cordova. 773-743-3355.

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.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Dr. Brad & Company (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. Next Friday, June 30, 10 PM, Ivory Coast. 312-396-9426.

classical

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Sunday, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, flutist Mathieu Dufour, and violinist Robert Chen (Saint-Saens, Elgar, Jolivet, Stravinsky). See Critic's Choice. Thursday, 8 PM, Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin, with cellist Gary Hoffman, oboist Alex Klein, and bassoonist David McGill (Haydn, Mozart, Ravel, Saint-Saens). Next Friday, June 30, 8 PM, Pinchas Zukerman, conductor, with violinist Pamela Frank (Bruckner, Bruch, Bach, Schubert). Next Friday, July 1, 8 PM, William Eddins, conductor, with pianist Jon Kimura Parker (Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky). 847-266-5100.

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.

CONNOISSEUR MUSICA STRING ENSEMBLE performs at the Southside Friends of the Chicago Sinfonietta subscription party (Bach, Haydn, Mozart). Saturday, 2 PM, Women's Athletic Club, 626 N. Michigan. 312-857-1062.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Friday, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor (Thomas, Paray, Ravel, Debussy). Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Abbey Simon (Hovhaness, Piston, Rachmaninoff). Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with pianist John Browning (Dvorak, Prokofiev, Corigliano). 312-742-4763.

SISTER JANIS HAUSTEIN organ. Sunday, 4 PM, Church of Saints Peter and Paul, 3745 S. Paulina. 773-523-3410.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash: Next Sunday, July 2, 4 PM, John Clodig. 312-664-6963.

MOLLY KISER piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Bach, Rachmaninoff, Casella). Free admission. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

L'OPERA PICCOLA Peter Lipari conducts Mozart's Don Giovanni. Next Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, 7:30 PM, and next Sunday, July 2, 1:30 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 773-604-4461, ext. 1.

YO-YO MA cello, with pianist Christoph Eschenbach in an all-Beethoven program. Monday, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

LISA MAATOUK, ANN DIETER, RODNEY STAPLETON, AND JAMIE HAGEDORN soprano, mezzo-soprano, bass, and piano (Mozart, Rodrigo, Tchaikovsky, Menotti, R. Strauss, Sondheim). Sunday, 2:15 PM, Old St. Mary's Church, 23 E. Van Buren. 312-922-3444.

MUSICIANS CLUB OF WOMEN presents soprano Marcia Porter in a free concert. Monday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 708-442-9453.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE FACULTY MUSICALE Free admission. Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL Free admission. Next Sunday, July 2, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER BAND John Lynch, conductor. Wednesday, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

RENATO PREMEZZI AND MICHAEL BARON perform duo piano music. Next Friday, June 30, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

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

ROY SMITH AND LUIS GALVEZ tenors, in a free recital. Thursday, June 29, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

SOUTHSIDE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Saturday, 11:30 AM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 255.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Sundays, 9 AM-5 PM, Tea With Granny. 708-922-9950.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari, conductor, with soprano Theresa Ludden, tenor Warren Moulton, and flutist Mary-Christine Stingley in a "Salute to Broadway." Saturday, 8 PM, Hubble Middle School, Roosevelt and Naperville Rds., Wheaton. 630-790-1430.

PINCHAS ZUKERMAN, PAMELA FRANK, PAUL NEUBAUER, GARY HOFFMAN, AMANDA FORSYTH, JOSEPH GUASTAFESTE, CLAUDE FRANK, JON KIMURA PARKER violins, violas, cellos, double bass, and pianos, in an all-Schubert program. Wednesday, 7 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

fairs & festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove: Next Saturday, July 1, 10 AM-10 PM, Victor Essex & the Mandators, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers, Osezua & the Predator, Christian Anthony, Dansika, Andrew Branch & Halfway Tree, Tubbis Hi-Power, William Barker & Revelation, Greater Harvest Pray Dancers, Professor DeWitt Williams & Company, Black Reigh, Joy Love & others. Next Sunday, July 2, 10 AM-10 PM, Jimmy Cliff & Oneness, Tony Roger, Sam Ghansah, Melaku & the African Elements, Gizzae, Jorge from Yard, Loop Lab School Choir, Meisha Herron, Joy Love & others. 312-427-0266.

19TH ANNUAL AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Next Friday, June 30, 5:00 PM, Sones de Mexico; 6:15 PM, Kevin Gordon Band; 7:30 PM, Magnolia Sisters; 8 PM, Teddy Morgan with Bo Ramsey; 9:45 PM, Reckless Reilly; 10:30 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans; 11:30 PM, Joe Ely Band. Next Saturday, July 1, 2:30 PM, Famous Brothers; 3:15 PM, Beatle Brothers; 4:15 PM, Switchback; 5:45 PM, Special Consensus; 6:15 PM, Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun; 7:30 PM, Hackberry Ramblers; 8 PM, Mike Plume Band; 9:45 PM, Robbie Fulks; 10:30 PM, Ronnie Dawson; 11:30 PM, Joe Ely. Next Sunday, July 2, 2 PM, Franz Jackson; 2:15 PM, Laketown Buskers; 3 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra; 3:45 PM, John Sebastian; 4 PM, Franz Jackson; 5 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra; 5:45 PM, Jimmy LaFave; 6:30 PM, Red Elvises; 7:30 PM, Gurf Morlix with John Sieger; 8:15 PM, Joe Gruschecky & the House Rockers; 9:15 PM, Blue Rodeo; 10 PM, Marcia Ball Band; 11 PM, Alejandro Escovedo. 708-788-2118.

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL features music on two Grant Park Stages during Taste of Chicago (see separate listing). Next Saturday, July 1, Summertime Taste Stage, Congress and Michigan: 12:30 PM, Dr. Mark & the Sutures; 2:30 PM, Jon Langford & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts with Kelly Hogan; 3:45 PM, Big Sandy & the Fly Rite Boys; 5 PM, Hot Club of Cowtown; 6:30 PM, Playboys II. Petrillo Music Shell, Columbus and Jackson: 5 PM, Randy Travis, Ty Herndon. Next Sunday, July 2, Taste Stage: 12:30 PM, Patty Jo Timmons Band; 1:45 PM, Hazzard County; 3 PM, Chicago Bluegrass Band; 4:15 PM, J. Juliano Band; 5:30 PM, Lush Budgett; 6:45 PM, Wayne Hancock. Petrillo Music Shell: 3 PM, Montgomery Gentry, Travis Tritt. 312-744-3370.

DOWNERS GROVE HERITAGE FESTIVAL features music on a number of stages in downtown Downers Grove. Friday, North Stage, Main and Franklin: 2 PM, Class Act; 5:30 PM, Saxophones; 8:30 PM, Tom Landa & the Paperboys. Rogers Stage, Main and Rogers: 1 PM, Dave Rudolf; 5 PM, Workin' Class; 9 PM, Daniel Grove Band. Tivoli Theatre, Highland and Warren: 5 PM, Kelli Harrington. Beer Garden Stage, Burlington and Forest: 3 PM, Eddie Korosa Jr.; 5:30 PM, Planet Groove; 8:30 PM, Men of Our Times. Lot o' Fun Stage: 6 PM, Kameron Fry; 7:30 PM, Distorted Reality; 9 PM, Logan's Loss. South Stage, Main and Maple: 3 PM, Radio Player; 5:30 PM, Blind Man's Bluff; 8:30 PM, Fabulous Janes. Saturday, Fishel Park Folk Stage, Grove and Main: 10 AM, Jones Family; 10:20 AM, Robert Jennings; 10:40 AM, Calico; 11 AM, Kevin Mulvenna; 11:20 AM, Cooper, Nelson & Early; 11:40 AM, Michael Miles; noon, Sons of the Never Wrong; 12:20 PM, James Gordon; 12:40 PM, Andi and I; 1 PM, Leonardo; 1:20 PM, Peg Lehman; 1:40 PM, Jones Family; 2 PM, Robert Jennings; 2:20 PM, Sons of the Never Wrong; 2:40 PM, Michael Miles; 3 PM, Calico; 3:20 PM, Kevin Mulvenna; 3:40 PM, Cooper, Nelson & Early; 4 PM, James Gordon; 4:20 PM, Andi and I; 4:40 PM, Leonardo; 5 PM, Peg Lehman. North Stage: 1 PM, Tom Chapin; 5:30 PM, Bill O'Connell's Big Band; 9 PM, Swing-O-Matics. Rogers Stage: 5:30 PM, White Saddle Band; 8:30 PM, Roots Rock Society. Tivoli Theatre: 5:30 PM, Joel Daly & Prairie Moon. Beer Garden Stage: noon, Jimmy's Bavarians; 2 PM, Beatle Brothers; 5:30 PM, Deja Vu; 8:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Lot o' Fun Stage: 5:30 PM, Sketch Middle; 7 PM, Plain White Ts; 9 PM, Lucky Boys Confusion. South Stage: 12:30 PM, Hello Dave; 3 PM, Remedy; 6 PM, Greg Pasenko Blues Band; 9 PM, Kevin Matthews Band. Sunday, North Stage: 3:30 PM, District 99 Jazz Combo; 6 PM, Essentials; 8:30 PM, Only Sons. Rogers Stage: 5:30 PM, Matt West; 8 PM, Bandits. Tivoli Theatre: 4:30 PM, Michael Mason Exploratory Ensemble; 8 PM, Nob Hill Boys Bluegrass Band. Beer Garden Stage: noon, Johnny Wagner; 3 PM, Mabel Mabel; 5:30 PM, Breeze; 8:30 PM, Big Guitars from Memphis. Lot o' Fun Stage: 6 PM, Mixed Emotion; 7:30 PM, Green Scene; 9 PM, Ophur. South Stage: 2:30 PM, Tropical Breeze Pan Jam; 5 PM, Naureen Loftus Band; 8:30 PM, Heartsfield. Fishel Park Stage: noon, DuPage Symphony Orchestra; 1:30 PM, Downers Grove Choral Society; 2:30 PM, Downers Grove Suzuki Strings; 8:30 PM, Peter Noone with Herman's Hermits. 630-434-5555.

GAY & LESBIAN PRIDE MUSIC FEST Grove 13, Lincoln Park, 3000 N. Lake Shore Dr. West: Sunday, 5 PM, Pulsation; 6 PM, Forbidden Fruit. 773-348-8243.

NATSU MATSURI JAPANESE CULTURAL FESTIVAL Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 1151 W. Leland: Saturday, noon, Daruma Taiko drummers; 3 PM, Na Kupuna Ukulele Club; 5:30 PM, Daruma Taiko drummers. Sunday, 12:20 PM, Kokyo Taiko drummers; 12:30 PM, Liquid X; 3:30 PM, Tsukasa Taiko drummers; 4:30 PM, Kokyo Taiko drummers. Festival also features classical and traditional Japanese dance, crafts, and martial arts demonstrations. 773-334-4661.

NORGE MUSIC FESTIVAL Norge Ski Hill, Rts. 22 and 14, Fox River Grove: Saturday, noon-10 PM, Chicago Bluegrass Band, Devil in a Woodpile, Dan Voll Combo, Third Coast, Chuck Schuble, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 847-304-1183.

ROCK 'N' ROAR Cannon Dr. between North and Fullerton: Next Saturday, July 1, noon, Box-o-Car; 1 PM, Pelvic Delta; 1:30 PM, Gertrude; 2:30 PM, Swinging Love Hammers; 3 PM, Robert Cornelius; 4 PM, Mest; 5 PM, Cecilia; 6 PM, Dynamite Rick; 8:30 PM, Elwood. Next Sunday, July 2, noon, Big Hello; 1 PM, Heaven; 1:30 PM, Shaking Tree; 2:30 PM, Then Again; 3 PM, G.B. Leighton; 4 PM, Nixons; 5 PM, Cathy Richardson; 6 PM, Stroke 9; 7 PM, Hello Dave; 8:30 PM, Sister Hazel. 312-559-1212 or 773-868-3010.

ST. JOSAPHAT SUMMERFEST Belden between Wayne and Southport: Friday, 6 PM, Grand Avenue; 8 PM, Maryann & the Professors. Saturday, 3 PM, Underwater People; 5:30 PM, Howard & the White Boys; 8 PM, Hello Dave. Sunday, 11 AM, Joni Larlee. 773-327-8955.

ST. PRISCILLA SUMMER FUN CARNIVAL St. Priscilla Church, 6969 W. Addison: Friday, 7 PM, Blooze Brothers. Saturday, 8 PM, Buckinghams. Sunday, 6 PM, Speakeasy Swing. 773-545-6157.

SHELTERFEST Addison east of Clark: Friday, 5:30 PM, Jenkins Band; 7:30 PM, Mr. Blotto. Saturday, 12:30 PM, Shimmer; 2:30 PM, Maggie Speaks; 4:30 PM, Tim Mahoney & the Meenies; 7 PM, Michelangelo with Mike & Joe. Sunday, 12:30 PM, Bottle of Justus; 2:30 PM, Shaffer Street; 4:30 PM, Cats Under the Stars; 7 PM, Underwater People. 773-665-4682.

5TH ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago: Festival runs 24 hours from Friday to Saturday. Friday, 5:45 PM, Maggie Brown; 7:30 PM, Fantcha (see Critic's Choice); 9 PM, Malachi Favors Maghostut & Tatsu Aoki, Karma Sutra; 10 PM, 8fatfat8; 11 PM, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement with Inka Alasade, Glenda Baker, Maggie Brown & others; 11 PM, Cut-Up & Liquid Media; midnight, Richard Devine. Saturday, 1 AM, PCDJ Bunny; 2:30 AM, Mixter Double Delicious; 3 AM, DJ Charles Little; 11 AM, Los Pleneros de la 21; 2 PM, Angel Melendez y su Orquesta Arallue; 3:30 PM, Hugh Masekela & Sibongile Khumalo. 312-280-2660.

SUNSHINE FOOD & MUSIC FEST Lake County Fairgrounds, Greenwood and Court, Crown Point, Indiana: Saturday, 2:30 PM, Grey Eye Glances; 3:30 PM, the Glow; 4:30 PM, Satya Graha; 5:30 PM, Eric Lambert & the Laughing Gnomes; 6:30 PM, Forty Piece Choir; 7:30 PM, Dave Mason; 9:30 PM, BoDeans. 312-559-1212 or 219-938-9001.

TASTE OF CHICAGO features entertainment on several Grant Park stages. Next Friday, July 30, Summertime Taste Stage, Congress and Michigan: noon, One Chance; 1:15 PM, Ian Crockett Band; 2:30 PM, Vida Blues; 3:45 PM, Tony Ocean; 5 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel; 7:30 PM, Hackberry Ramblers. Fox Bandstand, Jackson and Lake Shore Dr.: 11:45 AM, Deja Vu; 2:15 PM, Uprights; 4:45 PM, Beatle Brothers. Funtime Stage, Jackson and Michigan: 2 PM, Dan LeMonnier; 5:30 PM, Dave Kinnoin. Petrillo Music Shell, Columbus and Jackson: 6:30 PM, Patti LaBelle. Next Saturday, July 1, Funtime Stage: 11:30 AM, Sears Associates Gospel Choir; 1:30 PM, Sears Multicultural Music Showcase; 3:30 PM, Dave Kinnoin; 4:30 PM, Wade Dooley; 5:30 PM, Sears Multicultural Music Showcase. Fox Bandstand: 11:45 AM, Intensive Care; 2:15 PM, Satya Graha; 4:45 PM, Rico. Next Sunday, July 2, Fox Bandstand: 11:30 AM, Chicago Voice Exchange; 4:45 PM, Carlos Cannon. Funtime Stage: 2:30 PM, Wade Dooley; 4:30 PM, Sears Multicultural Music Showcase. See also separate listing for Chicago Country Music Festival. 312-744-3370.

TASTE OF NOBEL HOUSING FAIR on the grounds of Nobel School, 412 W. Hirsch: Saturday, 12:15 PM, Isiah & Friends; 1:30 PM, Angeles de Puebla; 3:30 PM, Judah. 773-252-8524.

TASTE OF RANDOLPH STREET Randolph and Halsted: Friday, 5 PM, Paul Wertico Trio; 6:30 PM, Swinging Lovehammers; 8 PM, Verve Pipe. Saturday, 3 PM, Twang Bang; 4:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers; 6 PM, Bandoleros; 7:30 PM, Poi Dog Pondering. Sunday, 2 PM, Heatersons; 3:30 PM, Umphrey's McGhee; 5 PM, Anish; 6:30 PM, Michael McDermott; 8 PM, Webb Wilder. 773-472-9046.

miscellaneous

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY BAND in a free outdoor concert. Saturday, 6:30 PM, Addison Hall, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-209-3070.

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

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Monday, 8 PM, spiritual chanting with Krishna Das. 773-381-3042.

ELLA JENKINS Free "Music & More" children's concert. Saturday, 2 PM, Church of the Three Crosses, 333 W. Wisconsin. 312-951-7916.

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.

KLAS RESTAURANT 5734 W. Cermak, Cicero: Sunday, 4-7 PM, Chicago Catholic University Club's Inaugural Dinner Dance with music by Emil Bruni. 773-784-1416 or 708-366-0151.

RAVINIA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Next Sunday, July 2, 7 PM, Marvin Hamlisch, conductor, with Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, barbershop quartet Joker's Wild, the North Shore Choral Society, and the Highland Park High School Marching Band in "a rousing program of musical Americana." 847-266-5100.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Friday, Serbian music concert. Monday, J. Juliano Band & Singers. Tuesday, School of the Performing Arts Dance Ensemble. Wednesday, benefit for Starlight Children's Foundation with Twisted Cap Tricks, Magic Show and Hula-Hoop Twist-a-thon. Thursday, Fluffernutters Children's Show Choir. Next Friday, June 30, Show Biz Kidz. 312-346-3278.

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