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BBI Sun 7/14, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

BLACKALICIOUS See Critic's Choice; all-ages show. Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

BRAN (. . .) POS, COMPOMICRO-DEXALL, ILLUSION OF SAFETY, COEURL, VERTONEN See Critic's Choice. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Deadtech, 3321 W. Fullerton. 773-395-2844.

BROADWAY CELEBRATES BILLIE HOLIDAY features Terrence Blanchard, Lou Rawls, Nnenna Freelon, Lea DeLaria, Tom Wopat, Jimmie Scott & Lizz Wright in a tribute to the jazz singer. Fri 7/12, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHESTERFIELDS, EDUPOETICS perform as part of the Neo Soul Explosion series, with Chris Robb. Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

JOHN COHEN WITH THE VOLO BOGTROTTERS Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, Storefront Theater, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph. 312-744-6630.

CROONING FOR THE CRITTERS Benefit for the Animal Care League with Mike Accardo, E. Faye Butler, Kelly Anne Clark, Cheri Coons, Sara Davis, Roberta Duchak, Jeff Dumas, Felicia Fields, Tony Gibson, Cory Goodrich, Jack Grennan, Sean Grennan, Heidi Kettenring, Chuck Larkin, Rus Rainear, Michelle Smith, Paul Slade Smith, Kat Taylor, Mary Monica Thomas, Steve Wallem & Bernie Yvon. Mon 7/8, 7:30 PM, Arts Center of Oak Park, 200 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. 708-488-9549.

JOAN CURTO Free concert. Sun 7/7, 2 PM, Louis Lerner Auditorium, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

DEEP PURPLE, SCORPIONS, DIO Fri 7/12, 6:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

EMPYREAN, ESCAPE FROM EARTH, TUB RING Thu 7/11, 6:30 PM, Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, 2501 W. Irving Park. 773-463-4161.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE, MEREDITH BROOKS, ROSEY Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

NEIL FINN, ED HARCOURT Sold out. Sun 7/14, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

CLAUDIA HAMILL in a free concert celebrating Bastille Day. Fri 7/12, 1 PM, Chicago WaterWorks Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 312-744-6630 or 877-244-2246.

RON HAWKING performs "His Way," a tribute to Frank Sinatra. Fri 7/12, 7:30 PM, Sat 7/13, 6 PM, and Sun 7/14, 3 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

JOHN HiATT Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

INFLATABLE MEN perform at an opening party for the exhibit "My Reality: Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation." Thu 7/11, 6 PM, Sidney R. Yates Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-742-8497.

JEWEL, M2M Sun 7/14, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-559-1212.

KORN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, DEADSY Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

JIM LAUDERDALE, ROBBIE FULKS, KELLY KESSLER & THE WICHITA SHUT-INS, JANE BAXTER MILLER, ANNA FERMIN'S TRIGGER GOSPEL and others perform as part of Milly's Orchid Show. See Post No Bills. Sat 7/6, 6 PM (7 PM EDT), Dewey Cannon Park, Three Oaks, Michigan. 616-756-3544.

LA LEY All-ages show. Tue 7/9, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

LIVE, VERBOW, REARVIEW MIRROR All-ages show. Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

RUDY MACCIOCCHI POPS Free concert. Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan. 312-742-7871.

MEGON McDONOUGH Fri 7/12, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

JOHN MELLENCAMP, SHANNON McNALLY Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

MR. MEYERS Sun 7/7, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

MOE, KELLER WILLIAMS, JAZZ MANDOLIN PROJECT, EKOOSTIK HOOKAH, ULU, BLUE MAGOO, CORNMEAL, RANA, DAILY BRIDGE CLUB, PATCHOULI, BROKEN GRASS, SOUL SLIPPER, 1000 VERTICAL FEET, GROOVATRON, DEXTER GROVE, FINGA LICKIN', GREEN MOUNTAIN GRASS Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, 5 PM, Three Sisters Park, I-80 and Route 29, Chillicothe. 217-353-6089.

AUDREY MORRIS Free concert. Fri 7/5, 1 PM, Chicago WaterWorks Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 312-744-6630 or 877-244-2246.

MST, PAIN KILLER, WHITE NOIZE Fri 7/12, 6:30 PM, Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, 2501 W. Irving Park. 773-463-4161.

MUSIC FROM THE BASEMENT Free in-store performance. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

P18 Free Cuban hip-hop concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

PATCHOULI Free in-store performances. Fri 7/12, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111. Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

BOB PERNA ORCHESTRA Free ballroom dance concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/14, 5 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

CHUCK PROPHET Free in-store performance. Tue 7/9, noon, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

KRISTIN RONNE Free concert. Fri 7/5, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LINDA RONSTADT, STEVE TYRELL Tue 7/9, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

DICK SARLO ORCHESTRA performs ballroom dance music at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/7, 5 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

SECOND HAND POETS Free in-

store performance. Fri 7/12, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S.

La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

CHRIS SMENTKOWSKI, ERIC COOK, BRENT GUTZEIT, MICHAEL HARTMAN, TODD CARTER, JASON SOLIDAY, ROB RAY perform solo electronic sets and tag team. Thu 7/11, 9 PM, Deadtech, 3321 W. Fullerton. 773-395-2844.

STRING CHEESE INCIDENT, BEN HARPER, LIZA OXNARD Fri 7/12, 5:30 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

STYX Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

WAR PIGS, DOWN POUR, INSANE KILLER PENGUINS Sat 7/13, 6:30 PM, Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, 2501 W. Irving Park. 773-463-4161.

WEEZER, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, SPARTA Thu 7/11, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

WEIRD SISTERS Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Noble Fool Theater, 16 W. Randolph. 312-726-1156.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 7/5, 9:30 PM, Wayne Kramer, Mother Superior, Cane Corso (see Spot Check), Sons of Jorel. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Movieside film screening with Erase Errata, Flying Luttenbachers & others (18 & over show). Sun 7/7, 9 PM, Link Wray (see Critic's Choice), Riptones, San Andreas Fault. Mon 7/8, 9 PM, Pedro the Lion, Roadside Monument, Honor System (18 & over show). Thu 7/11, 9 PM, Waxwings, Arlo, Tenki. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Martin Zellar & the Hardaways, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters, Devil in a Woodpile. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Leon Chance & the Longshots, Catfish Haven. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Saturdays, DJ Double J. Sundays, DJ Ryan. Thu 7/11, Hare. Fri 7/12, Everyman Duo. 847-397-3100.

BALLY MUCK 1930 Grand, Waukegan: Thursdays, 8 PM, acoustic singer/songwriter showcase and open stage with Eric Mickler, Chris Sipos & Johnny Rocker. 847-244-5636.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington, Barrington: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin. Wednesdays, 8 PM, A.C.E. open mike. 847-381-8585.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 7/5, Ditch Farulla, Penny Dreadful, National Jet Set, Yellow House. Sat 7/6, Sweet Misery, Brian Whitman, Malpractice, Exit Parade. Sun 7/7, 8:30 PM, Endora, Blue Audio. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/9, Greg Howard, Interociter. Wed 7/10, Three on the Tree, Jet Set Cutie. Thu 7/11, Perfume, Dead Racoons, X27. Fri 7/12, the Bomb, Still Not Sorry, Returnables, Jones Bridge Massacre. Sat 7/13, Deans, Watershed, Wes Hollywood. Sun 7/14, 7 PM, Anny. 773-281-4444.

BECCO D'ORO RISTORANTE 160 E. Huron: Music at 8 PM. Fri 7/5 and 7/12 and Sat 7/6 and 7/13, Margie Stroud. 312-787-1300.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Prolixon, King Video, Third Person. Sat 7/6, Shooting Blanks, Blue 16, Half Stachon. Sun 7/7, Blackjacks. Thu 7/11, Hindersole, Protocol, Last of Earth. Fri 7/12, Groovepushers, Monostar. Sat 7/13, Used to Be Women. 773-384-0043.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the Entertainment Center: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Frank Raven. 773-435-0130.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: No cover. Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Anacron. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Loving Neil Diamond Tribute. Wed 7/10, 9 PM, Steve & Liam. Sun 7/14, 9 PM, Josie Kreuzer. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Patty Elvis. Sat 7/6, Cedarcase. Sundays, 9:30 PM, Grateful Dead Jam Night with Terrapin Flyer. Tue 7/9, Dexter Grove. Sat 7/13, Larry. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 7/6, Stylus. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Fri 7/12, Drywater. Sat 7/13, Icarus Crash. 708-387-0050.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music after 7 PM. Fri 7/5, Jim Henning & James Wayman. Sundays, 3 PM, A.C.E. open mike. Fri 7/12, Matthew McBride. 847-550-1127.

BURNING AMBITIONS 19 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Biff & the Waybacks. 847-358-0200.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Sux, karaoke hosted by Joe. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJ Pat B. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs Pat B. & Mike G. spin retro and Top 40. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wed 7/10, Lush Budgett. Sat 7/13, Susanna & the Hollywoods. 773-384-2547.

CARY'S LOUNGE 2251 W. Devon: No cover. Mondays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike. 773-743-5737.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Sun 7/14, 9 PM, Eyedea, Illogic, Rusty Pelicans, Organic Mind Unit, Altruisms. 773-743-5650.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Nicholas Barron. 773-477-3661.

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

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs El Prieto, Alex Perez, Fantazma & Sombra spin Saturdays after 9 PM; live Latin rock bands in the Dirty Worm Room at 11 PM. 773-489-9600.

COCOABEAN EXPRESSIONS 7007 N. Glenwood: Saturdays, 9 PM, Other Voices open mike for music, comedy, spoken word, and poetry. 773-274-6057.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: Tue 7/9, 9 PM, Dave Tamkin. 312-642-3449.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Dry County. Sat 7/6, Segway. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 7/12, Nectarine Knockout, V90, Loopian Zu. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/6, Stay Tuned Orchestra. Sat 7/13, Moods. 847-952-8555.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, 10:30 PM, Mike & Joe. Thu 7/11, 10:30 PM, Quantum Leep. Fri 7/12, 10:30 PM, Rubber. Sat 7/13, 11 PM, Clumsy Lovers. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Air This Side of Caution, Stoli, Russians. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Frawd, Transmission. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 7/12, 10:30 PM, Hairbangers Ball. Sat 7/13, 10:30 PM, Underwater People. 847-541-4700.

CUCINA BELLA 1612 N. Sedgwick: Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Suzanne Petri. 312-274-1119.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Cabaret Room and in the Piano Bar. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin; 10:30 PM, Trista Smith & Jason Grimm. Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Steve Wallem. Sun 7/7, 7 PM, Beth Bergmann. Wed 7/10 and Thu 7/11, 8 PM, Margaret Reeder. Fri 7/12, 8 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin; 10:30 PM,

"Naked . . . The Music of Leonard Cohen." Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Margaret Reeder. Sun 7/14, 7 and 9 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin. In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Saturdays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Vernon Larsen. Sundays and Mondays, 9 PM, Vernon Larsen. Thursdays, 9 PM, Andrew Blendermann. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 7/7, Sol Reys, DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 7/8, DJs Tim 7 Dan spin punk. Tue 7/9, DJ Mike Cook. Wed 7/10, DJs Jayson & Keith spin country & western. Thu 7/11, DJ John Almonte. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Disonic, Colonel Stem, Arizing, Lift Point. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Domestic Godzilla, I Decline, Lucius Warbaby, Dremana. Tue 7/9, 9 PM, Meqqa, Gaskit, VD6. Wed 7/10, 9 PM, Phenoms, Washdown, the Motion. Thu 7/11, 9:30 PM, High on Fire, Mastodon, Bongzilla. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Waco Brothers, Lonesome Bob with Paul Burch, Johnny Dowd, Jon Langford & Jenny Toomey. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Macabre, Tub Ring, Lord Blasphemer, Destroy Everything. 773-489-3160.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: Wednesdays, 11 PM, Bandoleros. 312-204-9991.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Karma. Sat 7/6, Life Size Figures. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 7/12, Insomnia. Sat 7/13, Four Story. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/12, Stevie Starlite. 708-788-4065.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Catfight. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, 20 Over (no cover). Wed 7/10, 9:30 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Swing Crew. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Quantum Leep, Radioflyer. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/5, Overdrive, the Charm, Dexter. Sat 7/6, DJ Moe, DJ Malik Shabazz, DJ Emo, Joe Glass, Ascendent, MC Larry Millah. Sundays, Sumo. Tue 7/9, Lemondrop, Adam Wyle, Mythe. Wed 7/10, Lewis, 5 Day Notice, S&M. Thu 7/11, Passing for Normal, Solar Tribe, Sunhrad King. Fri 7/12, Mic One, Cru L.I.F.E. Sat 7/13, Three Card Guts, New Math, Mojo Filter, Three Minute Mule. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Innerdrive. Fri 7/12, Half Mad Poet. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Eternals, Chargers Street Gang, Lucky Jeremy. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Jets to Brazil, Pilot to Gunner, Natural History. Sun 7/7, 9:30 PM, Oops! the Tour with Wolf Eyes (see Spot Check), Rah Bras (see Spot Check), Absorb. Mon 7/8, 8:30 PM, Plastiq Phantom, A Very Sensitive Device, Whateley Carrington, Peter No One. Wed 7/10, 9:30 PM, Fog, Kid Dakota, Mark Denardo. Thu 7/11, 9:30 PM, Elk City (see Spot Check), Swearing at Motorists, Okkerville River, Western Keys. Fri 7/12, 9:30 PM, Lonesome Organist, Mr. Hawaii Show, Athletic. Sat 7/13, 9:30 PM, Sweep the Leg Johnny, Lustre King, Ten Grand, Sterling. Sun 7/14, 9 PM, Luftwaffe, Nookleptia, Spires in the Sunset Rise. 773-276-3600.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Music at 7 PM. Fri 7/5, En'Dera. Fri 7/12, 5 Day Notice. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays though Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sundays, DJs spin metal and industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. 773-395-2700.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: Fridays, 8 PM, DJ Mike Z3. Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Lime. Tuesdays, 9 PM, karaoke with Soundbytes. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJ Richie Rich. Thursdays, DJ Lime. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fri 7/5, Intrigue. Sat 7/6, Bart Alonzo Group. Fri 7/12, Smalls. Sat 7/13, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 847-593-2200.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: No cover. Fridays, 7 PM, open mike. 630-922-9821.

FEATURES BAR & GRILL 10 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music in Club Mamalu; no cover. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Mike Heaton Band. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJs spin hits from the 70s and 80s. Thursdays, 8 PM, dueling pianos. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 7/5, 6 PM, Lying in States, Life at Sea, Whisper Campaign, Lewis, Little Joe Gould, Armotifera. Sat 7/6, 5 PM, Hopesfall, Avenge Sevenfold, Blood Has Been Shed, Code 7, Love Lost but Not Forgotten. Sun 7/7, 5 PM, Oops! the Tour with Lightning Bolt, Erase Errata, Grand Ulena, Pg.99. Mon 7/8, 6 PM, Oops! the Tour with the Locust, Arab on Radar, Flying Luttenbachers, Rah Bras (see Spot Check), Wolf Eyes (see Spot Check). Tue 7/9, 6 PM, Not Waving But Drowning, Open Hand, This Day Forward, Niagra Fell; 10 PM, Bratmobile, Gravy Train, Happy Supply. Wed 7/10, 6 PM, Curl Up & Die, Army of Ponch, John Brown Battery, House on Fire. Thu 7/11, 6 PM, Combat Wounded Veteran, Hewhocorrupts, Step Forward Look West, Tusk, Unpersons; 10 PM, Rocking Horse Winner, Atari Star, the Reputation. Fri 7/12, 6 PM, Zao, Unearth, Underoath, Underwater. Sat 7/13, 5 PM, Duvall, Seville, Mike Felumlee, Retro Morning. Sun 7/14, 8 PM, Song of Zarathustra, La Mantra de Fhiqria, Service Anxiety, Death of Marat. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Chicago Singer Spotlight with Phylis Renee Marconi, Youlanda, Julie Aymes, Derek Fawcett. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Vigilantes of Love, Dolly Varden. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Rosie Flores, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, 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. Sundays, open jam. Sat 7/13, Avenue Max. 847-821-1234.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 8 PM, Jack Crofoot. 773-528-4033.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, DJ Lee B. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Pete Kramer. Thu 7/11, 8:30 PM, Dough! Fri 7/12, 9 PM, DJs Zion & Brian Paul. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 7/5, J. Davis Trio. Fri 7/12, Hello Dave. 630-416-4898.

FREDDY'S RIBHOUSE 26 W. Hubbard: Nightly at 8 PM, Howl at the Moon dueling baby grand piano players lead a sing-along. 312-863-7427.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Fridays through Sundays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ James Cantrel. Mondays, 9 PM, DJ Chris B. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/5, Final Solution, Folk Brothers. Sat 7/6, Steve Buscemi's Teeth, Nurse. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. Fri 7/12, Superchrist, Kea. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Thu 7/11, 9 PM, John Kinopal (no cover). Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Second Nature. 847-705-0555.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 7/5, 5:30 PM, Boris Marques; 9 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Saturdays, 10 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Beckie Menzie. Mon 7/8, 9 PM, Ruby & Vicky Boofant with Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Beckie Menzie. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Russ Long. Thu 7/11, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9 PM, Ginger Tam & Russ Long. Fri 7/12, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9 PM, Alexandra Billings & Russ Long. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 7/7, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wed 7/10, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, Kerry Kincanon; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 7/12, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 7/13, 7:30 PM, Nakia Reynoso; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 7/14, 6 PM, Honey West & James Cebastien; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. 773-348-1053.

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

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Little Roach. 773-871-4210.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5, Convulsions. Sat 7/6, Rockin' Johnny Band. 773-549-9624.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 10 PM, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Sat 7/13, Katie Todd Band, Carbon 4. 773-472-5139.

HANG TIME 624 N. York, Elmhurst: Tue 7/9, 7 PM, Dave Andersen. 630-279-1100, ext. 7108.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Apsara's Dreaming. DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Saturdays and Thursdays. 312-527-5600.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, T.J. Dennis Band. Sat 7/6, Joey Edwin. Fri 7/12, Sweet Jane. Sat 7/13, Underbelly. 773-883-0304.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Fire Show (see Post No Bills). Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Kelly Hogan, Pardner, Nora O'Connor; 12:30 AM, Flap-Style DJs spin. Mon 7/8, 9:30 PM, Bosco & Jorge, Company, Everyone, Entrance. Wed 7/10, 9 PM, Darin Gray (see Spot Check), Rope (see Spot Check), Unstable Ensemble. Thu 7/11, 8:30 PM, Michael Hurley (see Critic's Choice), Manishevitz, Vernon Tonges & the Inepti. Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Afflictions, Italo, Lying in States. 773-227-4433.

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, open mike with Second Nature. 773-348-0009.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Sat 7/6, Mint, Finneas, Carioscia. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thu 7/11, Lucigen, Minus Zero. Sat 7/13, Thrifty Nickel, Dreaming Tree, Stone Puppet. 773-929-0944.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Reggae, soca, punta, and soul music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike with the Shifters. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sun 7/7, 8 PM, Breaking Bread Entertainment with Safar, Butch, H. Inc., Papa Doc, Kravin', Lomia, DJs Jesse de la Pena & Clash Titan. Tue 7/9, 8 PM, 27 Miles, Zach Brock Quartet. Sun 7/14, 5 PM, Sunday Songs with Lucy Smith. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Maya. Fri 7/12, Soul People (call 773-220-5794 for tickets). 773-486-4093.

HOULIHAN'S 56 Oakbrook Shopping Center, Oak Brook: Thu 7/11, 8:30 PM, Paul McKinney Band. 630-573-0220.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, 5:45 PM, Voodoo Glow Skulls (see Spot Check), 10 Foot Pole, Digger, River City Rebels; 11:15 PM, LL Cool J, Naam Brigade. Sat 7/6, Geoff Tate, Left Setter. Sun 7/7, Proclaimers, Tossers. Mon 7/8, Tommy Lee, Flying Tigers, Headstrong. Wed 7/10, Ted Nugent. Thu 7/11, Bad Company, Steepwater Band (sold out). Fri 7/12, Little Feat, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Sat 7/13 and Sun 7/14, 6:45 PM, Get Up Kids, Superchunk, Hot Rod Circuit. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 4:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. 312-923-2000.

JACK SULLIVAN'S 2142 N. Clybourn: Fri 7/12, 5 PM, Poi Dog Pondering. Sun 7/14, 2 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. 312-421-7672, ext. 22.

JAVA OASIS 2240 S. Michigan: Tuesdays, 7 PM, People's Vocal Reactionary Liberation Movement hosted by Danny Devine & discopoet Khari B. 312-328-1216.

JD MUGGS 437 S. Addison Rd., Addison: Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Chris Michaels. 630-833-2570.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Dave & Rae, Jaked. Sat 7/6, Hairbanger's Ball. Tue 7/9, Corey Feldman. Fri 7/12, 17th Floor. Sat 7/13, Mother Hips, Kevin Salem. 312-337-3486.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-477-3330.

KITSCH'N 2005 W. Roscoe: Restaurant and beer garden; no cover. Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Spies Who Surf. 773-248-7372.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Mabel Mabel, Anne Harris Band, Alicia Corbett & the Blessed House of Sinners. Sat 7/6, Booda Velvets, Primal Seed, Jackson Daly. Wed 7/10, Like Young, Rue de Turenne, Z.W. Fri 7/12, Underwater People, Paging Raymond. Sat 7/13, Daily Bridge Club, Treologic. 773-975-0505.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, Mike O'Connell. Tuesdays, Rich Gonshak, Todd Harper, Victor Mariano. Wednesdays, Herb & Mike, DJ JSJ. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike. 773-384-1040.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10:30 PM, Nicholas Barron Galaxy 5. 773-665-4500.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Blissfield. Sat 7/6, Truth About, Mer. Sun 7/7, 9 PM, Naked & Shameless. Tue 7/9, Driven. Wed 7/10, Monster Party, Adam Has Crabs. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Odde, Mark Watson Band, Brandy Johnson. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Saps, Helen Stellar, Metzger's Car. Sun 7/7, 6 PM, Al Day Trio. Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Alternatives Big Band, Motion to Fix. Thu 7/11, 10 PM, Big C Jamboree with Paul Galaxy & the Galactix. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Rebirth Brass Band, Frank Catalano/Paul Wertico Group. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Rebirth Brass Band, Ulu. 773-404-9494.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar; no cover. Fridays, 4:30 PM-1 AM, DJs spin. Saturdays, 5:30 PM, Steve Blair & the Melange Blue Band; 8:30 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 630-571-3600.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 7/5, 6 PM, tribute to the Smashing Pumpkins with Analog, Ketamine, Neil Main with Glider, Rob Paterson, Semi-Automatic Love Slave (all-ages show; benefit for the Make-A-Wish Foundation). Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Femi Kuti (see Critic's Choice), Zap Mama DJ Project (18 & over show). Sun 7/7, 6:30 PM, Good Riddance, Bane, Strike Anywhere, GC5 (all-ages show). Mon 7/8 and Tue 7/9, 8 PM, Lucinda Wiliams, Chuck Prophet. Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Jim Rose Circus Sideshow, Purpeloid (18 & over show). Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, White Stripes, Clone Defects (sold out). Fri 7/12, 6:30 PM, Get Up Kids, Superchunk, Hot Rod Circuit; 11:30 PM, White Stripes, Clone Defects (sold out). Sat 7/13, 7 PM, Vines, OK Go, Sleeping at Last (all-ages show); 11:30 PM, VHS or Beta, Dolari. Sun 7/14, 6:30 PM, Suite 13, Egostatic, Garden of Dreams, Jupiter Blue (all-ages show). 773-549-0203.

MIKE DITKA'S Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Wednesdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, John Vincent (tribute to Frank Sinatra). 312-587-8989.

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/13, Two From Four. 847-259-9724.

MISTO 1118 W. Grand: Restaurant. Saturdays, 10 PM, Donny Greco & Gary Filip. 312-226-5989.

MULLEN'S 3527 N. Clark: DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM. 773-325-2319.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/13, Eric Kmiec Quartet, M.O.T.O., Blue Sky Major. 773-486-7774.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Big Hello. Sat 7/6, 11 AM, 4 Man Band; 3:30 PM, Stephanie Rogers Band; 8 PM, Chaser. Sun 7/7, 1 PM, Subversives; 6 PM, Us Project. Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Maggie Speaks. Fri 7/12, 4 PM, Ripleys; 8 PM, Chicago Cats. Sat 7/13, 3:30 PM, Deja Vu; 8 PM, Little Roach & the Big Daddy. Sun 7/14, 6 PM, Wild Ones. 312-595-7437.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Pages, Punishment, New Constitution, Critics. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Read Letter, Family Haircut, Sunshine Delay. Mondays, 9 PM, Sound Reflections with DJs Teebot & Anomaly. Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Jay Bennett & Edward Burch, J.D. Roth & the Issues, Red Star Belgrade. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 8 PM, Grinder gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Brother Brother, the Pocket. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Mondays, 2 AM, DJ Dan spins metal. Tuesdays, midnight, DJs Alo & Larry Millah spin hip-hop and soul. Wed 7/10, 9 PM, Sidewalk Skolaz, Farm Crew, Stoney Island; 1 AM, DJ Form spins funk and hip-hop. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Larry O. Dean & the Me Decade, Plastics Hi-Fi, Plane. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, J. Davis Trio. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Music at 9 PM. Wed 7/10, Coal Chamber, American Head Charge. 708-756-0600.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, Johnny Rome (no cover). 630-782-9091.

PALAGGI'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 10 W. Hubbard: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, Nan Mason. Saturdays, Erin McDougald. 312-527-1010.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Smushies, Leolo Ferone, Tea & Sympathy. Sun 7/7, Trapeze Unit. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Wed 7/10, Craig Moorefield, Joe Mannix & Frank Tribes. Thu 7/11, Chi-Town Reggae. Fri 7/12, Sonnets, Yidcore. Sat 7/13, New Love Designer. Sun 7/14, 7 PM, Wellstones. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Thu 7/11, Turnstyles. 847-266-1313.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 7/6, Shawn & Jenell. Sat 7/13, Jon Gram. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. Sat 7/6, Arthur Lee Experience. Thu 7/11, 7 PM, Steve Roth & Michele Rante. Fri 7/12, Nikki & Eleni. Sat 7/13, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Legends of Rodeo, Emily Shrine, Division, Stargazer. Sat 7/6, Pistolero, Suplecs, GC5. Sun 7/7, 10 PM, Sparring, Nod. Wed 7/10, Rory Lake, Blue Rage. Thu 7/11, Afterproject, Dropsonic. Fri 7/12, Shakes, Dirtbike Annie, Psychobilly Kadilak. Sat 7/13, the Bomb, Houston, Wretch Like Me, Returnables. Sun 7/14, Boulder, Knife of Simpson. 773-248-3093.

Q NIGHTLIFE 358 W. Ontario: Sundays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Miss Kimm. 312-409-7772.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry La Croix (7/8 with the Blottos). Tue 7/9, Bible of the Devil, Midget Whores. Thu 7/11, Casolando. Sat 7/13, Sunshine Delay, Brother Lowdown. 773-276-9730.

RACHEL'S CAFE & BOOKS 734 E. Schaumburg, Schaumburg: Coffeehouse plays music by Morrissey and the Smiths 8:30 AM-5:30 PM. 847-310-9678.

RAM RESTAURANT & BREWERY 700 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Dave Andersen. 847-520-1222.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-743-3355.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Fridays, 8 PM, Gene Garcia; 11:45 PM, David Crawford. Saturdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; midnight, John Zamojcin. Sundays, 8:30 PM-2:30 AM, John Zamojcin. Mondays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury; 11:45 PM, Arturo Santana. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Zamojcin; 11:45 PM, Phil Baron. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Philips. Thursdays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury; 11:45 PM, Peter Miletic. 312-640-1000.

RIPROCKS 3131 Finley, Downers Grove: Music at 6 PM. Fri 7/12, Smalls. 630-964-0773.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Low-Tek with Johnny Monaco, Dimebox, Transmission. Sat 7/6, Powerknobs, Soulfix, Torn. Thu 7/11, benefit for the Y-Me Breast Cancer Foundation with Kevin Lee. Fri 7/12, Fleshold, D's Nutz, Agent Zero. Sat 7/13, Self Destruct Sequence, Jesus & the Devil, Tracer. 847-392-6446.

ROCKLAND CAFE 525 Rockland, Lake Bluff: Tue 7/9, 8 PM, Matthew McBride. 847-295-7140.

SALERNO'S ON THE FOX 320 Second, Saint Charles: Sat 7/6, 7 PM, and Sun 7/7, 2 PM, Paul Allodi (no cover). 630-584-7900.

SAM MAGUIRE'S 39 Orland Square Dr., Orland Park: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Samcoast. Sat 7/6, Brothers in Arms. Fri 7/12, Two Strung Out. Sat 7/13, Anne Harris. 708-460-1771.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Amy Rigby, Kristin Shout, Andrew Morgan. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Bill Mallonee & the Vigilantes of Love, Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Hudson Assembly. Mon 7/8, 8 PM, Mickey Greenberg, Covered in Honey. Tue 7/9, 9 PM, Pieta Brown with Bo Ramsey, Kent Rose. Wed 7/10, 9 PM, Tara Jane O'Neil, Timothy Prudhomme & Staff, Seldom, Nad Navillus. Fri 7/12, 7:30 and 10:30 PM, Cary Pierce, Dan Darrah. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Bobby Bare Jr. with members of Lambchop, Bikes Will Take Us. Sun 7/14, 8 PM, Twigs, Antje, Dag Juhlin. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/13, Jostelen Weed. 630-372-2900.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Stevie Starlight. 847-991-2150.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: Sun 7/7, 10 PM, Sour Deluxe. 773-549-4140.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, DJ Eryka & Her Mighty Crew. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Urban Hog Wranglers. 773-772-6656.

SPAZIO DI LUCCA 483 Lake Cook, Deerfield: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Ester Hana. 847-272-9922.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, DJ Matt Fields. Tuesdays, DJ Mike Kendal. Thursdays, DJ Rik Shaw. 773-252-9700.

STREGA NONA 3747 N. Southport: Italian restaurant. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Bob Burger-Zellinger (Frank Sinatra tribute), DJ Tito Renghini spins R&B. 773-244-0990.

TIME OUT WEST 1130 Lake, Hanover Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/6, Fairlanes. Sat 7/13, White Noise. 630-213-1006.

TINY LOUNGE 1814 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-296-9620.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by the Polyrhythmic Arts Collective. 773-477-3400.

T'S 5025 N. Clark: Sundays, noon-3 PM, Dylan Rice. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike with Sexual Chocolate. 773-784-6000.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 7/5, Tim Grimm, Buddy Mondlock, John Austin. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Anne-Marie Akin, Gavra Lynn. Sun 7/7, Ralston Bowles, Beki Hemingway, Kristin Shout. Mondays, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Wednesdays, C.H.A.T. music showcase. Thu 7/11, Down the Line, Jimbo Delta. Fri 7/12, Dark Green Bottles, Stephanie Rogers. Sat 7/13, 6 PM, Todd Leiter-Weintraub, Kristin Ronne, Joel Patterson. Sun 7/14, Your Little Ponies, Donna Adler, Jason Blake Band. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Dante's Voodoo Cabaret. Sat 7/6, Jesus & the Devil, Premium, Swidden, Seraphine. Tuesdays, DJ Swayed spins glam. Wednesdays, rock 'n' roll karaoke. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Mondays, 2 AM, Steve Kouba. Thursdays, 8 PM, Joe Thomas; 10 PM, Joe Thomas Band; 1 AM, Koko Brunson. 312-266-7761.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Anto & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

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

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturdays, open mike. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Yellowman, DJ Cojo. Sat 7/6, Selah, Universal Expression. Sundays, Gizzae. Mondays, Blue Groove Lounge with Juice & Dirty. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesdays, DJ Kojo & friends. Thu 7/11, Aswah Greggori. Fri 7/12, Ark Band, Reggae Cowboys. Sat 7/13, Gizzae, Zeleke. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 8 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/5, 56 Hope Road, Mudita Quartet. Sat 7/6, Wes Hollywood Show, Zerostars, John Brodeur & the Suggestions. Wed 7/10, Andy Band. Thu 7/11, Shaffer Street. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Fareed Haque Group, Schfvilkus. 773-929-1300.

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ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ M Pulse. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, Ed Vantage. Thursdays, Ryan Hagen. 773-348-5100.

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

BABALU 1645 W. Jackson: DJs spin merengue, bachata, house, and disco 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-733-3512.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. Fridays, DJ Mig. Saturdays, DJ Dave Britton. Sundays, DJs Shon Dervis & A+ spin downtempo house, Latin, and rare groove. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox. Thursdays, DJ Hello Kitty. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, two-step, and soul 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Greg Haus spins trance, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJs Christopher Robin, John Jackson & Greg Haus spin trans-Euro groove. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Boa spins synthpop, hardwave, and retro music. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, Steve Melvage. Saturdays, Heather Doble, DJ Spin. Sundays, DJ Lil' John, DJ Derrick Wize. Mondays, DJs Brian G. & BJAK. Tuesdays, DJ Brian Borden. Wednesdays, DJs Brian G. & Frique. Thursdays, Hedonizm DJs spin. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJs D Double, Artek & Norman Rockwell spin hip-hop. Sat 7/6, Shaka 23. Thursdays, Synesthesia DJs spin. Sat 7/13, Mike Steele, Rees Urban. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Twilite Tone, Mike Love, DJ Word. 312-266-1234.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: Thursdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Form. 773-384-0701.

BLONDE 820 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mario. 312-226-4500.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 5 AM Saturdays, until 4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. 312-475-9800.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Eddie spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O spins hip-hop and house until 3 AM. Sundays, DJs Eddie & Freddie O. Wednesdays, DJs Mr. D, Kosmo & Beezwax. Thursdays, DJ Izzi (no cover). 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs spin progressive house. Saturdays, DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 6 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 6 PM-3 AM Saturdays; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. 312-266-1200.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop and R&B. 312-427-1774.

CLUB 950 2122 W. Lawrence: DJs spin techno, industrial, aggro, and synthpop 9:30 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9:30 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, DJ Richard. Saturdays, DJ Abe. Wednesdays, DJ Billy Seagrave, DJ Toast. Thursdays, DJ Odd. 773-878-8241.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house 9 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-397-0600.

CLYBAR 2417 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sundays, Family Chicago DJs spin house. Thursdays, DJs spin soul and funk. 773-388-1877.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Fridays, Freddie Bain. Saturdays, DJ Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Tim Bogosian spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, guest DJs spin until 3 AM. Thursdays, Ken Sumka spins rock, pop, and alternative. 312-642-3449.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Frique & Hiroki. Saturdays, Teri Bristol & Psycho Bitch, Chris Laino. Sundays, DJs Teri Bristol & Earl Pleasure (in the mezzanine), DJs Michael Serafini & Freddie Bain. 312-413-7000.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Mike Dodson. Saturdays, Johnny Price (upstairs), Mike Dodson. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ed Vantage. 773-871-0205.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 312-377-1727.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays, on three levels. Thursdays, DJs Uncle Milty and Danny the Wildchild spin drum 'n' bass. 312-751-2900.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays. Sundays, DJ Chris Gin. Wednesdays, DJ Splinter. 312-204-9991.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Restaurant and wine bar. Fridays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Red Lox spins Middle Eastern dance music. Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJs spin house and hip-hop. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, Sybian DJs spin house, techno, and trance. 773-235-5700.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays. 312-338-3788.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: In the cabaret room: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Wednesdays through Saturdays, Slim, Katfish, Zanman, Pat Mann & Spankie. Mondays, Spankie. Tuesdays, Double J. In Club X: Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, DJ Laura B. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Juan Carlos spins salsa & merengue. 312-266-1944.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 7 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. 773-252-4090.

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, and until 3 AM Saturdays. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Wednesdays, Can Can DJs Flipside, Wayne Williams, Vince Lawrence & Cedric. 312-587-8469.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 10 PM, Glenn Underground, Mr. A.L.I. 773-395-0066.

JAMIE HODGE, JUNKROC Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Deadtech, 3321 W. Fullerton. 773-395-2844.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin house music. 773-271-4711.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Scratch n' Sniff. Saturdays, Melting Pot with DJs Mass Transit & Spinello. Tuesdays, Montage Audio Visual Collisions with DJs Alpha & Brock spinning new wave. 773-394-2066.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs play dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays. 312-664-1001.

JOHN BARLEYCORN 3524 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM upstairs. Fridays, DJ Ben. Saturdays, DJs Frique & AM/PM. Thursdays, DJs Flipside & Louie Louie. 773-549-6000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin house, disco, funk, hip-hop, and techno after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Izzi. Saturdays, Croatian Sensations. Thursdays, DJ Prado. 773-477-3330.

KATACOMB 1909 N. Lincoln: DJs spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Brent, Jig & Ryan. Wednesdays, DJ Ffar spins house. 312-337-4040.

KUSTOM 1997 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. 773-528-3400.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Moa Anbessa Sound System with General Jah Son, Marcus Iya & Rankin' Stranjah. Saturdays, DJ Brian G., Brenda D. & Nick Santillan spin house. Mondays, DJ Greg Shirilla. Tuesdays, DJs spin reggae. Wednesdays, DJ Hook Dick spins rock. Thursdays, DJ Shon Dervis & Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin progressive, hip-hop, swing & jazz 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Rhythm. Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny Price. 312-337-2583.

LITHIUM 1124 W. Belmont: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and Sundays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, Derrick Wize & friends. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, DJ Gene Lopez spins hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Neil & Elixx DJs spin house, soul & funk. 773-477-6513.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin nightly until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). 773-975-9244.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs and dancing nightly after 9 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, Ultra Glam female impersonators hosted by Barbie Doll. 312-255-8579.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Roger Chavez/Suspect 86 spins trance. 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs Bear Who? & Majid. 312-828-9000.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays. Fridays, Marty Boblat. Thursdays, DJ Freddie. 773-631-1223.

MYSTIQUE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJs World & Flipside. Sundays, DJs John Styles & Cache 22. Wednesdays, DJs Pharris, Mike Love & Phantom. 312-642-2582.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Rob Kokot spins synthpop and electro industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Thursdays, Dave Roberts spins new wave. 773-528-2622.

THE NEW SOUND 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Saturdays, 10:30 PM-3 AM, DeeJay Intel One spins hip-hop, downtempo, and drum 'n' bass (no cover). 708-771-3060.

NOCTURNAL 1111 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Caffeine. 312-491-1931.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fridays through Sundays, DJs spin in Club Bleu after 10 PM. 708-756-0600.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: DJ Joe spins pop, hip-hop, and house 8 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Sundays, 8 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Place: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10:30 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJs Mood & Shaka 23. 312-255-0022.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Tankboy. 773-252-7767.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop and reggae. Saturdays, DJs Mike Dunn, Tony T., Phantom, Sam Silk & others spin deep house. Sundays, DJ Mike Love. 773-486-2390.

PUMPING COMPANY 6157 N. Broadway: Tuesdays, 9 PM, "Tuesdazed" with DJ Ae, Blue Shift, DJ Linx. 773-743-7994.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Tommie Sunshine, Jordan Zawideh & Mr. A.L.I. Saturdays, DJs Twilite Tone, 33-1/3 & Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant, Lego & Dave Britton. Wed 7/10, DJ SS, Flipside, Radiata, Ciro. 773-278-1009.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 7/5, Derrick Carter, Heather, Janel Roland. Thursdays, Christopher Robin, Devo, Kid Chaos, Mark Mayhem, Coleman Burditt & Heather Doble. 312-733-6699.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Mondays, DJs Paul Norman, Mista Mashup & Liquid G-Zus. 773-549-4444.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJs Tone B. Nimble & Mark Fullaflava spin rare groove, DJ JR spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Mark Fullaflava spins breakbeat, disco, hip-hop, jazz, and soul. Mondays, DJs Felix & Julius the Mad Thinker spin house. Tuesdays, DJ Eddie "Moskito" Cruz spins salsa, boogaloo, merengue & samba. Wednesdays, DJs spin hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ BJAK spins electro, house, disco, R&B, and hip-hop. 773-278-7797.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Fridays, 7-10 PM, DJ INC spins soul, funk, and disco; 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin hip-hop. Saturdays, 7 PM-5 AM, DJs Justin Long & Sativa spin house. Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, DJs Sadar, Lee Collins, Rusoul & Richie Rich spin disco, house, underground, funk, and soul; midnight-4 AM, DJs Tone B. Nimble, Norman Rockwell & Shon Dervis spin hip-hop, dancehall, house, and soul. Wednesdays, 7 PM-4 AM, DJ Hiroki spins house, hip-hop, and progressive. Thursdays, 11:30 PM-4 AM, DJs David Balquiedra, Steve Cadiz & Inbum spin house. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 7/5, Los Indios: Frank Q & DJ Masta, Darrell Woodson. Sat 7/6, Justin Long, Josh Werner, DJ Sativa, Alana, DJ Mani. Mondays, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins goth & electro. Wednesdays, DJs Rekliner & Darius Hurley spin American and British punk. Thu 7/11, 10 PM, DJ Darius Hurley (White Stripes aftershow party); midnight, 4BZ, DJ Anton, El Del. Fri 7/12, DJ Colette, Devo. Sat 7/13, DJ Heather, Justin Waite. 773-549-4140.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Terp (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole. Sundays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Alex. Mondays, Revival with VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain & VJ Ken. Thursdays, Best of the 80s with DJ Julian & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Darkie spins house and hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Andrew Vonn spins old-school house. Sundays, Whiplash with DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, DJ Andrew Vonn spins rock & roll. Wednesdays, DJs spin hip-hop, trance, house, and progressive. Thursdays, DJs Andre Harris & Martin "Boogieman" Luna spin house. 312-587-8779.

SQUAREONE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 9 PM-midnight, DJ Mellow Man spins house. Saturdays, 8 PM, Groove Distribution DJs spin broken beats and nu jazz; midnight-4 AM, guest DJs spin. Sundays, 9 AM-3:30 PM, DJ Stallion Love spins soul. Mondays, 8 PM, DJs spin Afrobeat. Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJ Jesse de la Pena. Wednesdays, 10 PM-1 AM, DJ Papa G spins reggae and dub. Thursdays, 8-11 PM, DJs Koolaid & Atarashi Sound spin modern lounge. 773-227-7111.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: DJs spin nightly in the Lounge after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin Motown, funk, rare groove, and hip-hop. Sundays, DJs spin reggae, soul, hip-hop, and house. Mondays, open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Tuesdays, DJs Artek, Norman Rockwell, Mary Jane, D Double & Verb spin hip-hop. Thursdays, spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart with DJs D Double & Alo. 773-278-6600.

TASTE 1922 W. North: Fri 7/12, 11 PM, DJ Christopher Robin. 773-276-8000.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Karlito. Saturdays, DJ Therm. Mondays, DJ Dan. Wednesdays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul & hip-hop. 773-227-4906.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Sat 7/6, Tommy Z., DJs Goose, Jimmie Page & Jernell Geronimo. 312-491-9729.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/5, Spundae with DJ Quivver, Rennie Pilgrem, Dissolvent, L Double, Marly Marl, Casper, Focus, Moodswing. Saturdays, DJs Mike Z., Ethan David & Tony 2 Much. Mon 7/8, 9 PM-4 AM, Paul Oakenfold, Liquid Todd, Chad Somer, Chris Walsh, Johnny Chaos, Donnie Stash, Chris Tomasone, Christopher Robin, DJ Apocalypse, Ashish Shah, Justin Gardener. Fri 7/12, Spundae with Cass, Mark Lewis, Alex Hall, Doc Martin, Cause 4 Concern, Glyde, Lamebrane, Synergy. Sat 7/13, 12:30 AM, Amber. 312-266-2114.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Julian Perez & Mike Z. Saturdays, DJ Speed, DJ Structure. 312-337-3223.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 7/5, Parks Wilson, DJs Justin Long, Sativa & Shon Dervis. Saturdays, DJs Andre Harris, Bear Who?, Tobias & PNS. Sundays, DJs Jesse de la Pena & Uncle Milty. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

CATTLE JIVE Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/12, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

CHIEFTAINS Tue 7/9, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

JOHN COHEN WITH THE VOLO BOGTROTTERS Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, Storefront Theater, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph. 312-744-6630.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

GRAND HOBO CONCERT WITH JOE HICKERSON Banjo Fred Starner, Luther the Jet, Larry Penn, Grandpa Dudley & Mad Mary also perform; free admission. Sat 7/13, 5:30 PM, gazebo, Pullman Visitor Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove. 312-829-4500.

JIM LAUDERDALE, ROBBIE FULKS, KELLY KESSLER & THE WICHITA SHUT-INS, JANE BAXTER MILLER, ANNA FERMIN'S TRIGGER GOSPEL and others perform as part of Milly's Orchid Show. See Post No Bills. Sat 7/6, 6 PM (7 PM EDT), Dewey Cannon Park, Three Oaks, Michigan. 616-756-3544.

ERIC LUGOSCH Free concert. Fri 7/12, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MASTHOUSE SING-ALONG & OPEN STAGE Sat 7/6, 6:45 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-3655.

SCARLET CONFESSIONS, A MUSICAL DIARY with Paul Amandes, Anne Hills, Jamie O'Reilly & Michael Smith. Thu 7/11 and Fri 7/12, 7:30 PM, Sat 7/13, 5:30 and 8:30 PM, and Sun 7/14, 2:30 PM, Victory Gardens Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln. 773-871-3000.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Martin Zellar & the Hardaways, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-478-4408.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. 773-384-8600.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Mon 7/8, 8 PM, Half Day Bluegrass Band. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays through Mondays, 7:30 PM, country music and dance lessons. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sun 7/7, John Hasbrouck. Fri 7/12, Urban Djin, Red Dust. 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 CROSSING 751 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Sat 7/6, Larry Nugent. Sundays, 6 PM, Irish session. Sat 7/13, Joel Tyson. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM on weekends. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-473-5263.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Sundays, 3 PM, Chico's Jam. 773-878-3343.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Donncha Lynch Ceili Band. Sat 7/6, Fast Eddie. 773-282-7035.

FITZERS PUB Fitzpatrick Chicago Hotel, 166 E. Superior: Sundays, 4 PM, Anish. Thursdays, 6 PM, Morgan. 312-787-6000.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Thu 7/11, 8:30 PM, Naomi Ashley & County Fair. 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar. Sat 7/6, noon, Special Consensus. 847-821-1234.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/6, Kat Eggleston. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. Wed 7/10, songwriter showcase with Nancy & Garrett. 773-489-5471.

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

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3-6 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-883-0304.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-227-4433.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 9 PM, and Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH EYES 2519 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish and American traditional, folk, and country open stage hosted by Eamonn Knuff (sign-up at 7 PM; no cover). 773-348-9548.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Baal Tinne. 773-935-6669.

JINX 1928 W. Division: Sundays, 8 PM, John Hasbrouck. 773-645-3667.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Napper Tandy. Sat 7/6, Fairplay. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish session. Thursdays, Kelly Griner. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Three Men in Kilts. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 7/8, 9 PM, Anish, Gan Bua (no cover). Tue 7/9, 9:30 PM, Can-Ky-Ree. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Mon 7/8 and Tue 7/9, 8 PM, Lucinda Wiliams, Chuck Prophet. 773-549-0203.

PEGGY KINNANE'S 8 N. Vail, Arlington Heights: Irish pub and restaurant with popular and traditional music at 9:15 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Sundays, 1-4 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). 847-577-7733.

RAIN DOG BOOKS & CAFE 408 S. Wabash: Wednesdays, 1 PM, John Hasbrouck. 312-922-8311.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Outlaw Family Band. 773-743-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Amy Rigby, Kristin Shout, Andrew Morgan. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Bill Mallonee & the Vigilantes of Love, Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Hudson Assembly. Mon 7/8, 8 PM, Mickey Greenberg, Covered in Honey. Tue 7/9, 9 PM, Pieta Brown with Bo Ramsey, Kent Rose. Thu 7/11, 9 PM, Kim Richey, Gary Jules, Steven Harkey. 773-525-2508.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Sundays, 10 PM, Chicago Rovers. 773-549-4444.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 7/5, Chris Meyers. Fri 7/12, Jeffrey Foucault. Sun 7/14, 4 PM, Phil Cooper, Margaret Nelson & Kate Early with Susan Urban, Kathy Folkerts & Natural Bob Holdsworth. 630-969-9720.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

SAM BURCKHARDT GROUP Free concert. Sat 7/13, 6:30 PM, Gompers Park, 4222 W. Foster. 312-742-7529.

DEVIL IN A WOODPILE Free concert. Tue 7/9, 7:30 PM, Dawes Park, Church & Sheridan, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

GOSPEL OPEN MIKE hosted by Dr. Groove. Sat 7/6, 3 PM, Room at the Cross Church, 1432 W. 87th. 773-881-8883.

FERNANDO JONES BAND Fri 7/12, 7:30 PM, Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park. 708-383-2612.

LYNNE JORDAN & THE SHIVERS Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

BILLY KING Free in-store performance. Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

KINGSNAKES Free in-store performance. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

BABBIE MASON Free in-store performance. Fri 7/12, 1:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH SANCTUARY CHOIR Gospel concert and tribute to Thomas A. Dorsey. Sun 7/14, 3:30 PM, Pilgrim Baptist Church, 3301 S. Indiana. 312-842-4417.

KEN SAYDAK BAND Sat 7/6, 7 PM, on the lawn, Thornhill Education Center, Morton Arboretum, Rte. 53 north of I-88, Lisle. 630-719-2465.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/5 and 7/12, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Blues Band. 312-642-6805.

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

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 7/9, John Primer Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Sat 7/6, Sundays, and Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 7/9, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Lindsey Alexander Band with Patricia Scott. 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 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sat 7/6, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Sun 7/7, Lorenzo Thompson. Mon 7/8, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 7/9, Lindsey Alexander. Wed 7/10, Pistol Pete. Thu 7/11, Liz Mandville Greeson. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 7/7, noon, Eric Noden. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Fruteland Jackson. Sun 7/14, noon, Chris Walz. 312-226-6666.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5, Beerhunters. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, 5:30 PM, Joe Moss; 9:30 PM, Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Brother John. Sat 7/6, 6:30 PM, Joel Paterson; 10 PM, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Vino Louden. 312-427-0333.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 7/7, Don Gibson Urban Blues, Left Bank Jazz Society. 773-348-8536.

CAFE PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Fri 7/12, 6:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 312-243-3600.

CAJUN KITCHEN 1155 Golf, Rolling Meadows: Sat 7/6, 6:30 PM, BBQ & Blues Fest with Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. 847-290-5500.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/6, Jim Cole & Andon Davis. 773-384-2547.

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

CARTON'S LOUNGE 21 E. Chestnut: Fridays, midnight, Bobby Holiday. 312-664-5512.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Sat 7/6, and Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICO MORAN'S 35260 Wilson, Ingleside: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open jam hosted by Bruce Williams with Bobby Wolf, Sonny Sloan & Jeff Blum. 847-587-8081.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 7/5, James Armstrong. Sat 7/6, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Fri 7/12, Tinsley Ellis. Sat 7/13, Kinsey Report. 630-513-0074.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 312-697-0975.

CRAB STREET SALOON 1061 W. Madison: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike with Over Easy. 312-433-0013.

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

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/13, Eric McCabe & Brian Lupo Blues Band. 773-775-2848.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Live bands play after 9:30 PM on Fridays and 10 PM on Saturdays. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open jam with Liberty Blues Band. Thursdays, 9 PM, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-684-6800.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 7/6, Brother John. Fri 7/12, Tabasco Sound Kitchen. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDRY Trio Room Martini Bar, 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: No cover. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Professor John. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Sat 7/6, Tenry Johns. Sat 7/13, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Thursdays, 10 PM, Dave Tamkin (no cover). 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Tuesdays, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/12, Gloria Shannon Band. 773-262-5767.

GIOVANNI'S PIZZERIA & SPORTS BAR 1131 Sibley, Dolton: Sundays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 708-841-5000.

GUESS WHO'S WATER HOLE 3800 W. Ohio: Fridays, 10 PM, Johnny B. Moore. 773-638-1240.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Tue 7/9, 8:30 PM, Larry & the Lugnuts (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Lenny Spatafore (no cover). Sat 7/13, 9:30 PM, Toronzo & Cannonball Express. 708-484-3610.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 10 PM, Devil in a Woodpile (no cover). 773-227-4433.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/5, No Mercy Band. Sat 7/6, Roy Hytower. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 7/9, Joe Moss Band. Wed 7/10, Chicago Red Hots. Thu 7/11, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Fri 7/12, Chicago Playboys. Sat 7/13, No Mercy Band. 312-923-2000.

JOE'S BACK DOOR LOUNGE 236 N. Mannheim, Bellwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sundays, Masheen Co. Band. Tue 7/9, Blind Lemon Pledge. 708-547-1456.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHNETTA'S 6530 S. Damen: Mondays, 9 and 10:45 PM and midnight, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain. 773-436-0320.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Detroit Junior. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Lindsey Alexander. Mondays, blues jam with Frank Pellegrino Band. Tuesdays, Sam Cockrell & the Groove with Chris James. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Jimmy Burns. Thu 7/11, Zora Young, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-477-4646.

LADY BLUE 2953 W. Madison: Fridays, 9 PM, Saturdays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 8 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band with Pamela Zachery. 773-826-0317.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. 773-493-3477.

LEO'S DEN COCKTAIL LOUNGE 1200 E. 71st: Tuesdays, 9 PM, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. 773-667-3130.

MARY'S PLACE 501 W. Garfield Blvd.: Sundays, 5-10 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-846-7374.

MAXWELL STREET UPTOWN POLISH SAUSAGE RESTAURANT 4429 N. Broadway: Saturdays, noon-3 PM, Frank Scott Jr. & friends. 773-989-4569.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Thu 7/11, 9 PM, Lindsey Alexander Band. Sat 7/13, 9:30 PM, Penthouse Playboys. 630-446-4001.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sun 7/14, 1 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/6, Rhythm City. Sat 7/13, Dave Specter. 773-252-1155.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, open blues jam hosted by Ray "the Flame" Sucash, Biscuit Miller, and Moe T. 708-756-0600.

OLIVIA'S GARDEN 10730 S. Western: Sun 7/14, 5 PM, Denny Stukenberg & Blues Fever. 773-238-0362.

ORAZIO 333 Center, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/6, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. 630-357-4350.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/6, Vini & the Demons. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Sat 7/13, 4 PM, Bastille Day celebration with Matthew Skoller Band. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 7/13, Rockin' Johnny Band. 847-266-1313.

PUSH RODS 15652 S. Dixie Hwy., Harvey: Thursdays, 10 PM, midnight, and 2 AM, Bob Jamerson & Killer Ray. 708-225-0178.

REAL BIG "O" HOUSE 5339 S. Halsted: Sundays, 8 and 10 PM and midnight, Jerry Jones with Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain. Thursdays, 7 and 10 PM, Elmore James with Charles & the Keynotes. 773-373-7283.

REMINGTON BLUES 195 Remington, Bolingbrook: Restaurant and lounge with music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, "Diva Day" open jam for women. Fri 7/12, Vini & the Demons. 630-759-7978.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 7/5, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 7/6, Little Smokey Smothers. Sundays, noon, gospel brunch; 10 PM, blues jam with Tom Holland's Big Blue (no cover). Wed 7/10, Sammy Fender. Thu 7/11, Vino Louden Band. Fri 7/12, Willie Kent & the Gents. Sat 7/13, Charlie Love. 773-645-5200.

RIVERS 30 S. Wacker: Restaurant with music outdoors on the deck. Fri 7/12, 4:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-559-1515.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 7/5, Pinetop Perkins with Willie Smith & Bob Stroger. Sat 7/6, Detroit Jr., Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Burns, Willie Smith & Bob Stroger. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thu 7/11, Jimmy Burns with Ariyo. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 773-342-0452.

7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Howard Scott & the World Band. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. Thursdays, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-723-0592.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/6, J.D. Simo. Fri 7/12, Joanna Connor. Sat 7/13, Jimmy Burns. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 7/5, Eddie Taylor Blues Band. Sat 7/6, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, Billy Flynn Blues Band. 773-772-6656.

3 G'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 14202 S. Cottage Grove, Dolton: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Tre & the Blueknights. 773-928-2172.

jazz

concerts

BOPOLOGY Sun 7/14, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 773-463-8166 or 773-271-7127.

BROADWAY CELEBRATES BILLIE HOLIDAY features Terrence Blanchard, Lou Rawls, Nnenna Freelon, Lea DeLaria, Tom Wopat, Jimmie Scott & Lizz Wright in a tribute to the jazz singer. Fri 7/12, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

BOBBY BROOM TRIO Free concert. Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge & Oakton, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 7/7, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

NICK COLIONNE Free in-store performance. Thu 7/11, 4 PM, Jewel-Osco, 5343 N. Broadway. 312-644-2316.

NANETTE FRANK WITH THE CORKY McCLERKIN TRIO perform at a benefit for ETA Creative Arts Foundation. Mon 7/8, 7 PM, ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 7558 S. South Chicago. 773-752-3955.

GENERATIONS BIG BAND Sat 7/13, 6:30 PM, New Trianon Ballroom, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 312-747-2536.

ALAN GRESIK'S SWING SHIFT ORCHESTRA Free concert. Tue 7/9, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

KENNICOTT JAZZ BAND Free concert. Thu 7/11, 7 PM, 63rd Street beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-747-6187.

JEFF LASKY Free in-store performance. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

SPIDER SALOFF Free concert. Tue 7/9, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JAMES SANDERS QUARTET Free concert. Mon 7/8, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SEX MOB, MALACHI THOMPSON & TRIAD Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Ascension Loft, 17 N. Elizabeth. 312-226-5688.

MARSHALL VENTE AND TROPICALE with Rita Duarte, Paulinho Garcia & Howard Levy, performing aboard the tall ship Windy. Sun 7/14, departing at 7:30 PM from Navy Pier, Grand Ave. at the lake. 312-595-5472.

BRADLEY WILLIAMS & HIS ORIGINAL 21ST CENTURY REVIEW perform big band at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/13, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

jazz

clubs

AMBASSADOR 7050 W. Belmont: Restaurant and bar. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steve Zuterek with Ron Brown, Paul Bata, and Deborah Kelly. 773-286-9337.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/5, noon, Peter Roothaan, Tom Hope, Wayne Jones & Dan DeLorenzo; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 7/6, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Libby York & the Eccentrics. Sundays, 8 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wed 7/10, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Franz Jackson with Joe Johnson, Dan DeLorenzo & Bob Cousins; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thu 7/11, noon, Steven Hashimoto & Pat Fleming; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City Allstars; 9 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman Quintet. Fri 7/12, noon, Sonny Turner, Peter Roothaan, Wayne Jones, Tom Hope & Doug Hayes; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 7/13, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Von Freeman Quintet with Bettye Reynolds. 312-642-6805.

ARMY & LOU'S 423 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 6-10 PM, keyboardist and vocalist Fred Barr & guitarist Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Fridays, 8 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-1919.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Carlos Cannon. Sun 7/7 through Sat 7/13, Charlie Johnson. Sun 7/14, Detour. 312-751-2433.

BAR CELONA 3474 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Matt Geraghty Project. 773-244-8000.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the Entertainment Center: Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Frank D'Rone. Sat 7/13, 9 PM, Bobby Perna's Little Big Band with Josie Falbo. In the Restaurant Piano Bar: Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, 6 PM, Audrey Morris. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Ray Bailey & friends. Sat 7/6 and Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. Thursdays, 6 PM, Mary Claire Barker. 773-435-0130.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM-midnight, open jam session with Darren Scorza Quartet. 773-784-8755.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM in the beer garden; no cover. Fri 7/5, Binford/Bruhnke Duo. Wed 7/10, Jefferson/Lies Duo. Fri 7/12, Matt Erion Trio. 630-406-0008.

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Denise La Grassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

BROWN ROOM 7150 S. Exchange: Cafe with live jazz; no cover. Sat 7/6, 2-4 PM, Room Service Jazz Ensemble with Mike Donaby, Thaddeus Gaines, Robert Wilkens & Marcus Burks. 773-731-9801.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 7/7, Don Gibson Urban Blues, Left Bank Jazz Society. Sun 7/14, Chicago Academy for the Arts Jazz Sextet. 773-348-8536.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5 and Sun 7/14, Mike Allemana Trio. Thu 7/11, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-384-2547.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 6-9 PM, Libby York. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Chamber Trio. Sat 7/6 and Sat 7/13, 9 PM, Mike Martinez Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charles Braugham & Don Stille. Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. Sun 7/14, 5 PM, Arlene Bardelle Duo. 847-647-8282.

CHEF'S STATION 915 Davis, Evanston: Sundays, 11 AM-2 PM, John Kregor/Alex Bednarke Duo; 7 PM, Ari Seder Trio. Thursdays, 7 PM, Ari Seder Trio. 847-570-9838.

CHICAGO FIREHOUSE 1401 S. Michigan: Restaurant. Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-786-1401.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge at 8:30 PM. Thursdays and Fridays, Scott Stenten Duo. Saturdays, Dave Simone Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

EL CID 2115 N. Milwaukee: Tue 7/9, 7 PM, double guitarist Scott Stenten. 773-252-4747.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live jazz and blues at 10 PM, midnight, and 2 AM on weekends. Mondays and Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike. 312-341-9787.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 9 PM, Gus Friedlander & friends. 773-878-3343.

1800 CLUB 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Razzemetazz (no cover). 847-733-7900.

ELMER'S DOG HOUSE 1250 S. Broadway, Montgomery: Thursdays, 8 PM, Paul Abella & the New Breed (no cover). 630-844-1115.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 7/9, 9:30 PM, Aram Shelton/Jason Ajemian/Tim Daisy Group. 773-276-3600.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5, WesBound Trane. Sat 7/6, Andy Meacham Trio. Fri 7/12, Bob Baglione Group. Sat 7/13, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. 630-377-9222.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). Sun 7/14, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Big Band. 708-788-2118.

FOUNDRY Music Tuesdays through Saturdays upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar, 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: No cover. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Mark O'Connor Trio. Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, Ken Saydak Duo. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 7/8, Baked Beans. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM on Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 7/5, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. Sat 7/6, Vincent, Allen, Howell. Wed 7/10, Hinda Hoffman Quartet. Thu 7/11, Jeff Marx Trio. Sat 7/13, Jazz Solution with Tunia. 773-262-5767.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 7/14, 2 PM, Mike Walbridge's New Bay City Jazz Band. 708-755-8312 or 708-425-4596.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 7/5, 9:30 PM, Lesley Byers & the Jazz Cats. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, the Business. Sun 7/7, 8 PM, Hinda Hoffman Quartet (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM, Duane Harvey Trio; 10 PM, mambo jazz series hosted by Manny Lopez. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 7/5, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Paul Wertico Trio; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/6, 1:30 PM, Bloom School of Jazz Voice Recital; 8 PM, Deep Blue with Greg Rockingham, Bobby Broom & Chris Foreman; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 7/7, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mondays, 9 PM, Terry Callier & Beyond. Tue 7/9, 9 PM, Chevere. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/12, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Malachi Thompson Freebop Band with Billy Harper; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Malachi Thompson Freebop Band with Billy Harper; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. 773-878-5552.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7 PM). 312-362-9707.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9 PM. Sun 7/7, Design Flaw, Dibblee & Munnik. Sun 7/14, Tomato Box Quartet, Josh Berman & Tatsu Aoki. 773-935-2118.

JACARANDA 3608 W. 26th: Fridays, 10 PM, James Sanders & Conjunto. 773-521-0095.

JACK'S 3201 N. Halsted: Sundays, 11:30 AM-2 PM, jazz brunch with John Paris & Anthony Brock. 773-244-9191.

JACKSON HARBOR GRILL 6401 S. Lake Shore Dr.: Fridays, 7 and 9 PM, and Sundays, 4 PM, Maggie Brown. 773-794-4408.

JAMADA 241 Lake, Bloomingdale: Thursdays, 7 PM, Airborne (no cover). 630-893-0300.

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. Fri 7/5 through Sun 7/7, Eric Alexander/Harold Mabern Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Tue 7/9 through Sun 7/14, David "Fathead" Newman with the Ron Perillo Trio. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, Sonny Turner Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Mondays, 9 PM, Long Count Quartet. 773-477-3330.

KARIZMA 4741 Main, Skokie: Restaurant. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Kelly Sill & John Moulder. 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Sundays, noon, Tim Green Trio. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Dennis Carrol with George Fludas, Scott Burns, and Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. Wed 7/10, 8:30 PM, Bobby Broom & Matt Pinizzotto. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Mike Raynor. 773-348-7592.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Pianists/vocalists perform after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays; no cover. Fri 7/5 and 7/12, Dan Myers. Sat 7/6 and 7/13, Dave Crawford. Sundays, Scott Holman. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Fridays through Sundays, 6 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Stan Karcz. Mon 7/8 and Thu 7/11, Peter Miletic. Tue 7/9 and Fri 7/12, Stan Karcz. Wed 7/10, Tom Linsk. Sat 7/13, Dan Gigliano. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, Scott Holman. Wednesdays, Dave Allen. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sun 7/7, 8:30 PM, Bobby Broom Trio. Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Alternatives Big Band, Motion to Fix. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Rebirth Brass Band, Frank Catalano/Paul Wertico Group. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Rebirth Brass Band, Ulu. Sun 7/14, 8 PM, Bobby Broom Trio, Neal Alger Trio. 773-404-9494.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Raul Timbal y Su Mambo Jazz Band. 630-571-3600.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. Sat 7/13, 9 PM, Nick Colionne. 312-565-6665.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Fri 7/5, 9:30 PM, Henry Johnson's Organ Express. Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Bob Baglione Duo. 630-446-4001.

MR. B'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge. Fridays, 8 PM, jazz performance workshop (no cover). 630-325-2900.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Tue 7/9, 9 PM, Ken & Jim Show. 847-869-0450.

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

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sundays, 4 PM, Unusual Pairings hosted by William Perry (7/7 with David Boykin's Expanse; 7/14 with Tatsu Aoki Duo). 773-743-3355.

NOODLE'S 5956 W. Higgins: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 773-775-7525.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: No cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steelin' Jazz. Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 312-943-5228.

OAKFIELD CHARHOUSE 27 W 371 North Ave., West Chicago: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, Frank Lamphere Quartette performs songs of the Rat Pack. 630-876-2000.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Sketches in Blue. 630-782-9091.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Sam Burkhardt Quartet. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Thursdays, Jeff Parker Trio. Fri 7/12, Rob Zettl/Vince Clark Quartet. Sat 7/13, Ari Brown Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Claudia Stefanski Quartet. Sundays, 6:30 PM, Kara Kesselring. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Sami Scot. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Marshall Vente Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Duo. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Nicole Kestler Quartet. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Corky McClerkin Trio. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mon 7/8, 8:30 PM, Donny Nichilo Duo. Tue 7/9, 8:30 PM, George McRae Trio. Wed 7/10, 8:30 PM, Peter Lerner Trio. Thu 7/11, 8:30 PM, and Fri 7/12, 9 PM, Blaze Jazz Quartet. Sat 7/13, 9 PM, Denise La Grassa Quartet. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/5, Peter Lerner Trio. Sat 7/6, Frank Portolese Trio. Tue 7/9, Dave Flippo Group. Wed 7/10, Mark Madsen Trio. Fri 7/12, Ken Saydak Trio. Sat 7/13, Edwin Daugherty Quartet. 847-266-1313.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/5, Q Blue. Sundays, open jam with the Jeremy Callner Trio. Fri 7/12, Petropolous. 773-276-9730.

LE RELAIS 3925 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 9 PM, Vincent Davis Band. Mondays, 9 PM, jam session with the Vincent Davis Band. 773-665-8965.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Mood Swing Quartet with Bob Thornton. 312-491-1122.

SHEBEAN KING BOHEMIAN CAFE 6501 S. Saint Lawrence: Fridays, 8 PM, open mike with the Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble. 312-263-1649.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Thu 7/11, 10 PM, Kevin Drumm with film loop contortionists/projectionists Jeff Economy & Carolyn Faber. 773-227-3617.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesdays, Taku Akiyama Quintet. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 4500 S. Michigan: Saturdays, 7-9:30 PM, jazz jam session (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike with the Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble (call 312-263-1649 for more information). 773-377-5004, ext. 2228.

SOPRANOS 2901 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9 PM, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Kuzzins (no cover). 773-871-0990.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Fridays, 7 PM, Take Two. Saturdays, 7 PM, reggae/jazz saxophonist Byrd. 773-486-7427.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 7/11, 9 PM, Sticks & Stones with Matana Roberts, Chad Taylor & Josh Abrams, Bhob Rainey & Chris Cooper with Kyle Bruckmann & Ernst Karel (program also features dancer Nicole Bindler). 773-862-3616.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9:30 PM. Mon 7/8, Jazz Avengers. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 2 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Brian O'Hern; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Active Ingredients (see Critic's Choice). Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Thu 7/11, Damon Espinoza Trio. Fri 7/12, Sticks & Stones with Matana Roberts, Chad Taylor & Josh Abrams. Sat 7/13, 8 Bold Souls. 312-791-9050.

VIADUCT 3111 N. Western: Mondays, 9 PM, Jon Doyle, Josh Berman, Kevin O'Donnell, Joel Paterson & Jason Ajemian (no cover). 773-296-6024.

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

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Thursdays, Jazz for Tough Times. 312-943-7815.

international

concerts

LOS FOLKLORISTAS Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

ORCHESTRA RUMBA perform at "Luna Cabana" Latin dance party, with lessons from the Latin Rhythms Dance Studio. Thursdays, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-322-0516.

TAMBURITZA RROMA Free concert. Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM (at Chicago Summerdance; preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

LOS VIKINGS Free salsa concert. Sun 7/14, 5 PM, Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf. 312-743-7857.

international

clubs

ACCENT CAFE 700 River, Mount Prospect: Sundays, 7 PM, Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop (with Latin dance lessons at 9 PM). 847-298-2233.

ANGELINA RISTORANTE 3561 N. Broadway: Tuesdays, 7 PM, accordionist Robert Cruz-Orofino & bassist Liz Payne. 773-935-5933.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/5, 10 PM, William Gomez con Cache Orquesta (preceded by dance lessons at 9 PM). Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Cheikha Remitti (see Critic's Choice), Sahraoui (see Critic's Choice). Wed 7/10, 8 PM, Alpha YaYa Diallo. Fri 7/12, 10 PM, Carpacho y Su Super Combo. Sat 7/13, 10 PM, Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited. Sun 7/14, 8 PM, Nostalgia Flamenca with Azucena Vega's Soul y Duende. 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Sat 7/13, 9:30 PM, Rembetika with Nikos Lambrinatos, Andreas Kalasoundas, Nikos Panomitros & Andreas Georgas. 773-348-7592.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Sundays, 7 PM, accordionist Robert Cruz-Orofino & bassist Liz Payne. 773-489-9554.

LUNA MEXICANA 3565 W. Fullerton: Thursdays, 8 PM, Latin jazz and salsa with Yorumba (no cover). 773-252-1639.

MAMBO 3336 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 5 PM-midnight, Blue Son, En Clave Negra. Saturdays, 10 PM, Orquesta Sabor. 773-481-2050.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Femi Kuti (see Critic's Choice), Zap Mama DJ Project (18 & over show). 773-549-0203.

MORETTI'S 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Alberto spins salsa & merengue. 312-850-0208.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Sat 7/6 and Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM-4 AM, DJs Johnny Rumba & El Papichulo spin salsa clasica, with Latin dance lessons by Lisa "La Boriqua" at 9:30 PM. 312-427-2572.

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Tribus Futuras performs Andean music; 10:30 PM, open mike. 773-545-7022.

PLAVA LAGUNA 2610 W. Peterson: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Bosnian folk music. 773-465-1483.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 7/7, 9 PM, Goran Ivanovic & Kalyan Pathak. 773-525-2508.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Music after 7 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Mercurio spins Latin pop. Thursdays, salsa and merengue with DJ El Papichulo & DJ Ric Martinez, with Latin dance lessons by Lisa "La Boriqua" at 9:30 PM. 847-969-1602.

ZHIVAGO 9925 Gross Point, Skokie: Fridays, 9 PM, salsa and Caribbean music with DJs El Papichulo & Ric Martinez, with Latin dance lessons at 10 PM. 312-427-2572.

classical

BEAUX ARTS TRIO (Rachmaninoff, Schubert). Thu 7/11, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Lang Lang (Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky). Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Lang Lang and flutist Camilla Hoitenga (Saariaho, Grieg, Sibelius). Sun 7/7, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with flutist Mathieu Dufour (Mozart, Bruckner), followed by "postlude" concert in Martin Theatre featuring pianists Christoph Eschenbach and Lang Lang with erhu soloist Guo-Ren Lang. Fri 7/12, 8 PM, Marin Alsop, conductor, with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff). Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Peter Oundjian, conductor, with pianists Leon Fleisher, Claude Frank, and Menahem Pressler in an all-Mozart program. Sun 7/14, 7 PM, Nicholas McGegan conducts Bach's six Brandenberg concertos, followed by an all-Bach "postlude" concert in Martin Theatre featuring violinists Miriam Fried and Paul Biss with pianists Avner Arad, Rina Dokshitsky, and Timothy Lovelace. 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Thomas, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak). Sun 7/7, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521 or 312-346-3278.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in public rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 7/6 and Sat 7/13, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

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

CLOUD NINE CAFE 1944 N. Oakley: Wednesdays, 7-10 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce. 773-486-3900.

DU PAGE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND Mark Hengesh conducts a free concert. Mon 7/8, 7:30 PM, courtyard, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DU PAGE OPERA THEATRE Harold Bauer conducts Carlisle Floyd's Susannah. Sat 7/13, 8 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

GALILEO GALILEI Beatrice Affron conducts Philip Glass's new opera. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Sat 7/6, 2 and 8 PM, Sun 7/7, 2 and 7:30 PM, Tue 7/9 and Wed 7/10, 7:30 PM, Thu 7/11, 2 and 7:30 PM, Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, 8 PM, and Sun 7/14, 2 and 7:30 PM, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. 312-443-3800.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with soprano Janice Chandler, tenor Marlin Miller, and bass Kurt Link (Haydn, The Creation). See Critic's Choice. Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM, St. Benedict Church, 2215 W. Irving Park. 312-742-4763.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Wed 7/10, 6:30 PM, James Paul, conductor (Mussorgsky, Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky). Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor (Ireland, Elgar, Britten, Vaughan Williams). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash: Sun 7/7, 4 PM, Douglas Schneider. Sun 7/14, 4 PM, Richard Barrick Hoskins. 312-664-6963.

LANG LANG piano (Haydn, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt). Mon 7/8, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

JULIA A. LITTLETON carillon. Mon 7/8, 7 PM, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe. 847-835-6980.

NATALIE MANN soprano. Sat 7/13, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-782-3532.

GREG McCULLUM piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Bach, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Chopin). Free admission. Wed 7/10, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

MICHAEL MULCAHY, DEBORAH SOBOL, AND WILLIAM P. CROSBIE trombone, piano, and organ, in a free concert (Bach, Brahms). Tue 7/9, 5:45 PM, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE CHOIR, ORCHESTRA, AND WIND ENSEMBLE Don Owens, Phil Peters, and Mary Alice Stollak conduct a free concert (Janacek, Pfautsch, Brunner, Basler, and others). Sat 7/13, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE GUITAR RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/12, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Nothwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE RAVINIA STEANS INSTITUTE CHAMBER CONCERT Free admission. Tue 7/9, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER RECITALS Free admission. Sun 7/7 and Sun 7/14, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE STRING FACULTY in a free recital. Thu 7/11, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-491-4000.

NORTHWEST INDIANA FINE ARTS QUARTET Thu 7/11, 6:30 PM, Oz Park, 2021 N. Burling. 312-742-7529.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ORCHESTRA Robert Hasty, conductor, with violinist Anne Nagosky (Corigliano, Dvorak). Sun 7/14, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

L'OPERA PICCOLA Pasquale Laurino conducts Puccini's La boheme. Fri 7/12 and Sat 7/13, 7:30 PM, and Sun 7/14, 3 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 312-902-1500.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 7/6 and Sat 7/13, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Free concert. Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Suppe, Tchaikovsky). Sun 7/14, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521 or 312-744-6630.

ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL CHAPEL CARILLON RECITALS Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn: Sun 7/7, 6 PM, Julia A. Littleton. Sun 7/14, 6 PM, Auke de Boer. 773-702-7059.

SCHOLA ANTIQUA OF CHICAGO Calvin Bower conducts medieval chant and early polyphonic vocal music in a free concert. Mon 7/8, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-208-1159, 312-744-6630, or 312-346-3278.

fairs & festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE features music on two stages in Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove: Fri 7/5, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Big Yaddy, Len Thomas; 12:30 PM, Ra-I, Stanley Martin; 1 PM, Charles Lawrence; 1:30 PM, Showtyme Jazz Duo, Seprina Redmond; 2 PM, David James Jr., Loop Lab School Choir; 2:30 PM, Scandelle Us; 2:45 PM, G-Mar & Whiz Productions; 3:15 PM, Lil' Wish, Angel Jefferson; 3:45 PM, Casper; 4 PM, Calvin Bernard Rhone; 4:15 PM, Osezua & Preditor; 4:45 PM, Maxamillion; 5 PM, Movin' in the Spirit; 5:15 PM, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers; 6 PM, Mario; 6:15 PM, D'Arther; 6:30 PM, Mr. Cheeks; 7:15 PM, Joel; 7:45 PM, Ambition; 8:30 PM, Yellowman. Sat 7/6, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Stacks & Bundles, Miranda Johnson; 12:15 PM, Joel; 12:45 PM, Tumchee, Charles Lawrence; 1:15 PM, Messenger Selah, Gospel Crusaders; 1:45 PM, Peggy Britt; 2:15 PM, Tony Rogers & Jamiah, William Smith & RVC; 3:15 PM, Casper; 3:45 PM, Sterio, D. Heffner & the Operation PUSH Choir; 4 PM, Exciting Holy Sons; 4:15 PM, Dub Dis, Devon Brown, Shado Ivor Divor & others; 4:45 PM, Youth Edition; 5:15 PM, True Enuff, Swing & Big Huss; 5:30 PM, L. Andre Patterson & the Shop Choir; 5:45 PM, Public Announcement; 6:15 PM, Grace Thrillers, Tracy King & the Cushites; 7 PM, Mutabaruka, P. Smith & the Voices of Interfaith; 8 PM, Nat Awuni & the Living Voices; 8:30 PM, Maxi Priest. Sun 7/7, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Fuller & the Caribbean Connection; 12:45 PM, Steelin' Jazz; 1 PM, Cherone Burnett; 1:30 PM, Da Fellas Band, Angel Jefferson; 2 PM, Sons of Jacob; 2:15 PM, Jeorge From Yard; 2:30 PM, Shirley Bell; 2:45 PM, Universal Expression; 3:30 PM, D'Arther; 3:45 PM, Casper; 4 PM, Reverend Garner & Voices of Faith; 4:15 PM, Nat Awuni; 4:45 PM, Gospel Soul Revivals; 5 PM, Indika, Doggie & Ras Kelly; 5:15 PM, Paulette Bush & the Chicago State University Gospel Choir; 5:45 PM, Grace Thrillers; 6 PM, Euclid Gray; 6:15 PM, Three Piece; 6:45 PM, Calypso Rose, Joel; 7:15 PM, Tecora Rogers; 7:30 PM, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes; 8 PM, Grace Thrillers; 9 PM, Mighty Sparrow. 312-559-1212.

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/5, 5 PM, Chicago Salty Dogs, Jeff & Vida; 6:15 PM, Alvin Youngblood Hart; 7 PM, Ranch Girls; 8 PM, Billy Joe Shaver; 8:45 PM, Little Charlie & the Nightcats; 9:45 PM, Sonny Landreth (see Spot Check); 10:30 PM, Junior Brown; 11:45 PM, Robbie Fulks. Sat 7/6, 2 PM, Brienn Perry Orchestra, Honeybees; 3:15 PM, Lonesome Bob; 4 PM, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers; 4:45 PM, Hackberry Ramblers; 5 PM, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers; 6:30 PM, Billy Joe Shaver, Jeff & Vida; 7 PM, Treniers; 8:15 PM, Rockamatics; 8:45 PM, Otis Clay; 10 PM, Alex Chilton; 10:30 PM, Mavis Staples & the Staple Singers; midnight, Blazers. 708-788-2118.

21ST ANNUAL CENTRAL STREET FAIR Independence Park, 2100 Central, Evanston: Sat 7/13, 7:30 PM, Cleavers. 847-864-2660.

CHICAGO FOLK & ROOTS FESTIVAL Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside: Sat 7/13, 1 PM, Mystery Train; 2 PM, BLT; 3 PM, Huun-Huur-Tu, Chicago Cajun Aces; 4:15 PM, Pine Valley Cosmonauts with Jon Langford, Sally Timms, Paul Burch & others; 5 PM, Tricia Sebastian & Coro de las Americas; 5:15 PM, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; 5:30 PM, E.E. Marching Band; 6 PM, Sam Bush Band; 8 PM, Lil' Band o' Gold. Sun 7/14, 1 PM, Special Music by Special People; 2 PM, Anne-Marie Akin; 3 PM, Fruit; 4:15 PM, Los Folkloristas; 5:15 PM, Volo Bogtrotters; 6 PM, Culture; 7:30 PM, E.E. Marching Band; 8 PM, Ricardo Lemvo & Mikina Loka. Festival also features music and dance workshops and entertainment for children. 773-728-6000.

FAMILY FEST Holy Family Parish, 2215 W. Palatine: Sat 7/14, 6 PM, Greg Walton; 8 PM, Ceili Rain. 847-359-0042.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL Gebhard Woods State Park, 250 Ottawa, Morris: Sat 7/13, 10 AM-6 PM, and Sun 7/14, 10 AM-5:30 PM, Mike Anderson, Any Old Tyme, Janita Baker, Bonnie Carol, Cathy Ciolac & Art Lang, Diane Elliot & Friends, Steve Endsley, Dale C. Evans, Sherrie Farley, Gary Gallier, Diane Ippel with Rob Williams, Ken Kolodner, Peg Lehman, Bill Robinson & Friends, Anna Stange, Bill & Sharon Van Dusen, Dan Zahn. Festival also features music workshops and children's activities. 708-331-6875.

HEAT Southport and Cortland: Fri 7/12, 6 PM, Juba Collective; 7:30 PM, DJ Hello Kitty; 8:15 PM, Poi Dog Pondering; 10:45 PM, DJ Bear Who? Sat 7/13, 2:30 PM, Peking Turtle; 4:15 PM, VooDoo Kings; 6 PM, Underwater People; 7:45 PM, Baldwin Brothers; 9 PM, DJ John Curley; 10 PM, DJ Lego; 11 PM, Super Jane. Sun 7/14, 3 PM, Gringo Starr; 4:45 PM, Trippin' Billies; 6:30 PM, Hairbangers' Ball. 312-421-7672, ext. 22.

HOFFMAN ESTATES FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL Village Hall grounds, 1900 Hassell, Hoffman Estates: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Starship, Chuck Negron. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Sun 7/7, 8 PM, Big People. 847-781-2660.

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Fri 7/12, 6 PM, Whitey O'Day; 6:30 PM, Finbar Fagan's Band; 7:30 PM, Salthill Mines; 9 PM, North & South; 10 PM, Anish. Sat 7/13, noon, Donnybrook; 12:30 PM, Larkins; 2:30 PM, Baal Tinne; 2:45 PM, Irish Heritage Singers; 4 PM, Dooley Brothers; 5 PM, Three Men in Kilts, Academy of Irish Music; 6 PM, Bagpipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 6:30 PM, Tommy Makem; 7:30 PM, Bohola, Irish Heritage Singers; 8:30 PM, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band; 9 PM, Fenians; 10 PM, David Dunne & Blackwater. Sun 7/14, 12:30 PM, Dooley Brothers, Dyed in the Wool; 2:45 PM, Misericordia Heartbreakers; 3:30 PM, Fenians, Napper Tandy; 5:30 PM, Irish Heritage Singers; 6 PM, Tommy Makem, Moore & Broaders; 8 PM, Shannon Rovers; 8:30 PM, David Dunne & Blackwater. Festival also features dance and theater performances. 773-282-7035

LINCOLNSHIRE ART FESTIVAL Village Green, Half Day and Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Sat 7/6, 11 AM-7 PM, and Sun 7/7, 11 AM- 5 PM, Cirrus Falcon, Karu Llacta. 847-444-9600.

MAGIC 104.3 SUMMER JAM Lisle Community Park, Rte. 53 and Short St., Lisle: Sat 7/6, 6 PM, Temptations Review with Dennis Edwards; 8 PM, Spinners. 800-733-9811.

NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FAMILY FEST Irving Park and Rockwell: Wed 7/10, 7 PM, Moon Dawgs. Thu 7/11, 7 PM, Empyrean; 8 PM, Escape From Earth; 9 PM, Tub Ring. Fri 7/12, 6:30 PM, White Noize; 7:15 PM, Pain Killer (Judas Priest tribute); 8:45 PM, MST (Michael Schenker/UFO tribute). Sat 7/13, 6:30 PM, Insane Killer Penguins; 7:15 PM, Down Pour (AC/DC tribute); 8:45 PM, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute). Sun 7/14, 6 PM, X-Plosion Latina; 7 PM, Banda Correcaminos. 773-463-4161.

PEACE FEST Cricket Hill, Lincoln Park, Montrose and the lake: Sat 7/6, noon, Serendipity Percussion; 1 PM, Broken Finger; 2 PM, Nuisance; 3 PM, Groovepushers; 4 PM, Secret Agent Bill with Kei Key Bu; 5 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 6 PM, Leroy Fix; 7 PM, Blues Monks; 8 PM, Chicago Samba. Sun 7/7, noon, Big Bang Music Theory; 1 PM, Balloonatic; 2 PM, Porn Lab; 3 PM, Disonic; 4 PM, Gelheads; 5 PM, Los Mineros; 6 PM, Aswah Greggori; 7 PM, Stigma Doll; 8 PM, Speargrass. Festival also features speakers, poets, and drum circles. 708-795-1146.

REVIVAL: A CARNIVAL OF THE ARTS Wicker Park, Damen and Schiller: Sat 7/13, 10 AM-8 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Ellen Rosner, Pacifics, DJ Madrid & others. 312-696-6359.

ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK Lincoln and Belmont: Sat 7/6, noon, Javier Mendoza Band, Radio Flyer; 1 PM, Code 5; 1:15 PM, Jennifer Peterson; 1:30 PM, Primary Colorz; 2 PM, Strain Busy Sky, Milenia; 2:15 PM, 4Shades; 2:30 PM, Wayne Healy, Exhale; 4 PM, Simmering, Underwater People; 4:30 PM, Thulium; 6 PM, Gelheads, Catfight; 6:30 PM, Quantum Leep; 8 PM, Lovehammers, Mr. Blotto; 8:30 PM, Afrodisiacs. Sun 7/7, noon, Dan Darrah Band, Orson's Well; 12:45 PM, 4Shades; 1 PM, Exhale; 1:15 PM, Prymary Colorz; 1:30 PM, Cornmeal, Joe Bigsley; 1:45 PM, Milenia; 2 PM, Code 5; 3 PM, Shaffer Street, Blue Marvin; 4 PM, Thulium; 4:30 PM, Pleasing Betty; 4:45 PM, Trippin' Billies; 5 PM, Casolando; 6 PM, Bumpus; 7 PM, Domestic Problems, Mike & Joe; 7:30 PM, Mighty Blue Kings. 773-665-4582.

ST. BEDE SUMMERFEST on the grounds of St. Bede the Venerable Parish, 8200 S. Kostner: Thu 7/11, 7 PM, Now & Then. Fri 7/12, 6:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets; 8:30 PM, British Exports. Sat 7/13, 6 PM, Larkin Brothers; 8 PM, Patti Jo Timmons; 9:30 PM, Ral Donner III & the Reminiscents. Sun 7/14, 4 PM, St. Bede Folk Group; 5 PM, Rich Daniels Orchestra; 7:30 PM, Helen's Promise. 773-767-8264 or 773-582-9100.

ST. SYMPHOROSA FAMILY FEST 2002 St. Symphorosa Parish, 6135 S. Austin: Thu 7/11,7 PM, American English; Fri 7/12, 7 PM, Incognitos. Sat 7/13, 6:15 PM, talent show; 8 PM, Rick "Elvis" Saucedo. Sun 7/14, 1 PM, Stash Golonka & the Chicago Masters, Music Company; 6 PM, Orphans. 773-767-1523.

TASTE OF CHICAGO See page 42.

TASTE OF LOGAN SQUARE Milwaukee and Logan: Thu 7/11 and Fri 7/12, 4:30-9:30 PM, and Sat 7/13 and Sun 7/14, noon-9:30 PM, Javier Mendoza Band, Casolando, Rico, Jay Lozada, Ricky Luis, los Condes & others. 773-868-3010.

miscellaneous

CHICAGO HUMAN RHYTHM PROJECT Children's concert. Sat 7/13, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

NELSON GILL & THE CARIBBEAN RHYTHM BAND Children's concert. Tue 7/9, 6:30 PM, Adams Playground, 1919 N. Seminary. 312-742-7787.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 7/7, 7 PM, Uptown Poetry Slam with Pong Unit. 773-878-5552.

TANYA MALAMED Free piano concert. Fri 7/12, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

RALPH'S WORLD Children's concert. Sat 7/6, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

COLLEEN SPRINGER Free bilingual concert for children. Thu 7/11, 10 AM, Brighton Park branch, Chicago Public Library, 4314 S. Archer. 312-747-0666.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Tue 7/9, Barrister Big Band. Fri 7/12, Dance Variety. 312-346-3278.

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