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A*TEENS, JUMP 5, BAHA MEN, LMNT Wed 8/7, 7 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

ANTJE, ELLEN ROSNER, CATHY BRAATEN, SUMMER CHANCE Sat 8/3, 2 PM, Chicago Women's Park and Gardens, 1827 S. Indiana. 312-745-0040.

AREA2 WITH DAVID BOWIE, MOBY, BUSTA RHYMES, BLUE MAN GROUP, ASH DJ tent performers include John Digweed, DJ Dan, Avalanches (see Critic's Choice), Dieselboy, DJ Tim Skinner, John Curley & Chris Walsh. Thu 8/8, 3 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

ASH Free in-store performance and autograph signing. Wed 8/7, 6 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

BADLY DRAWN BOY Free in-store performance. Fri 8/2, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

BBI Free concert. Thu 8/8, 7 PM, Bank One Plaza, 1603 Orrington, Evanston. 847-328-5864.

BIG SANDY & HIS FLY-RITE BOYS Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 8/2, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

MARY J. BLIGE Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

GREG BOERNER Free in-store performance. Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

CREED, JERRY CANTRELL, 12 STONES Fri 8/9, 7:15 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sat 8/10, 7:15 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

SHERYL CROW, TRAIN, O.A.R. with Silvercrush, Gabe Dixon, Rubyhorse, Maroon 5, Remy Shand, Five for Fighting. Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

CURBSTOMP, PSYCHO SCAPEGOAT Sun 8/11, 8 PM, Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln. 312-409-6435.

PETER DEMUTH Free in-store performance. Sat 8/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

DISCO BISCUITS Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

DOLLY VARDEN Thu 8/8, 6 PM, Carrie Secrist Gallery, 300 W. Superior. 312-280-4500.

JOHN ESKOLA, PATRICIA RUSK Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, 8 PM, Royal George Theatre Center, 1641 N. Halsted. 312-988-9000 or 312-559-1212.

FELICIA FIELDS Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

GIO Free in-store performance. Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Tower Records, 383 Army Trail Rd., Bloomingdale. 630-582-2555.

GOLDFINGER Free in-store performance and autograph signing. Sun 8/4, 3 PM, Tower Records, 1209 E. Golf, Schaumburg. 847-619-8777.

RON HAWKING performs "His Way," a tribute to Frank Sinatra. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Saturdays, 6 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

DARYL HINTZ in a free cabaret concert. Sun 8/4, 2 PM, Louis Lerner Auditorium, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

JIMMY EAT WORLD, PROMISE RING, RECOVER Sold out. Sun 8/4 and Mon 8/5, 6:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

JOI, KAHLIL EL'ZABAR & JUBA, SKETCHES perform as part of the Neo Soul Explosion series. See Critic's Choice. Wed 8/7, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

MAXWELL, VIVIAN GREEN Wed 8/7, 7:30 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

NEW INVADERS Sun 8/11, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

WAYNE NEWTON, KINA and others perform at Glamorama benefit for the Art Institute of Chicago. Fri 8/9, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-902-1500.

ALLAN NICHOLS Tribute to Cole Porter. Fri 8/9, 1 PM, Chicago WaterWorks Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 312-744-6630 or 877-244-2246.

BETH ORTON, HEM, ALEX LLOYD All-ages show. Tue 8/6, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

OUR LADY PEACE, AUDIOVENT, GREENWHEEL Sold out. Sat 8/10, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

OZZFEST 2002 WITH SYSTEM OF A DOWN, ROB ZOMBIE, DROWNING POOL, ADEMA, ZAKK WYLDE'S BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Down, Hatebreed, Meshuggah, Apex Theory, Lostprophets, Pulse Ultra, Neurotica, Chevelle, Seether, Mushroomhead, Soil, Glassjaw, the Used & Switched perform on second stage. Sat 8/10, 1 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sun 8/11, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

PATTERSON PROJECT WITH AMY DEJESUS, MARLA GAL, ANDY LARKIN & LISA YUSK, JODEE LEWIS & TOM BYRD Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Attic Playhouse, 410 Sheridan, Highwood. 847-433-2660.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA Free ballroom dance concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 8/4, 5 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

DYLAN RICE Free concert and tribute to the Beatles. Fri 8/2, 1 PM, Chicago WaterWorks Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 312-744-6630 or 877-244-2246.

MELISSA ROSE, MATT GRUSECKI, BEN RITH & ROCCO LABRIOLA Fri 8/2, 6:30 PM, Galileo's Cafe, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-7827.

RAY SASSETTI ORCHESTRA Free ballroom dance concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 8/11, 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 8/2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

KATE SHINDLE Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Royal George Theatre Center, 1641 N. Halsted. 312-988-9000 or 312-559-1212.

SHOOTING BLANKS Free in-store performance. Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Tower Records, 1209 E. Golf, Schaumburg. 847-619-8777.

63RD STREET JAM SESSION Free concert with HipHopcrisy, Kornerstone, Stealth Planet, Iomos Marad, Visual Wizdom, Bamski, Sherron Hawkins, 2Timers, Usuall Suspectz, DJ Johnny D. & Jah Child. Wed 8/7, 7 PM, 63rd Street beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-747-6187.

TERRAPIN STATION Sold out. Sat 8/3 and Sun 8/4, 1 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, GREGORY DOUGLAS 18 & over show. See Critic's Choice. Fri 8/2, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

EL TRI, LA CONGA 18 & over show. Sat 8/10, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 773-561-9500 or 312-559-1212.

FRANKIE VALLI, LOU CHRISTIE, FELIX CAVALIERE'S RASCALS, THE ASSOCIATION Sun 8/4, 4 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

VIDEO STARS Sun 8/4, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

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

PAUL WESTERBERG Solo performance; all-ages show. Fri 8/9, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

SEAN WIGGINS, RACHEL SAGE, ELLEN ROSNER, ANNA FERMIN Free performance. Thu 8/8, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

WILCO, PRESTON SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY Sold out. Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

GEORGE WINSTON Sat 8/10, 8 PM, Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab, Kirk and Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

MATT ZARLEY, MOSES VALDEZ Free in-store performance. Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Phenoms, Mushuganas, Damn Personals, Chalet Chalet. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, King Kong (see Critic's Choice), Dianogah, Stereobate. Tue 8/6, Luce. Thu 8/8, 9 PM, Combo #3, Dan Fanelli, Sue Roth & Robin Crawford, Cory Hance, Eric Mahle, Adam Goldman. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Chris Mills & the City That Works, Maneshevitz, David Singer & the Sweet Science. Sun 8/11, Heavy Mental, Love Scene, Apollo Sunshine, Todd Leiter Weintraub. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, DJ M Pulse. Mon 8/5, Halfway Jane. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Double J. Sundays, DJ Ryan. Thursdays, DJs Mike Z & E-Rock. Fri 8/2, Neal Rose. Thu 8/8 and Fri 8/9, Two Jays. 847-397-3100.

BABY DOLL POLKA CLUB 6102 S. Central: Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Polkaholics (no cover). 773-582-9706.

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 8/2, Candy Snatchers, Trash Brats, Phantom Three, Dirty Fingers. Sat 8/3, Junior Brown, Bob Log III, Siderunners. Sun 8/4, 7 PM, Brown Odds, Jones Bridge, Down Shift. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 8/6, Changes, Stone Puppet. Wed 8/7, Casey Meehan & the Late Night Radio, Pony League, January T. Miller Band (benefit for Canada-US AIDS Vaccine Ride). Thu 8/8, Pedal Steel Transmission, Kid Dakota, Lateduster. Fri 8/9, Read Letter, Wes Hollywood, Chlorine. Sat 8/10, Danger Adventure, Lovelies, Black Keys, Millions. Sun 8/11, Mystery Girls. 773-281-4444.

BECCO D'ORO RISTORANTE 160 E. Huron: Music at 8 PM. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, pianist and vocalist Margie Stroud. 312-787-1300.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Electricon, Molasses, Melismatics, NYR. Sat 8/3, Jupiter. Sun 8/4, Expatriotes. Thu 8/8, Killie McGee, Crazed, Smoke off Vinyl. Fri 8/9, Director's Cut. 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.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Fri 8/2, Global Funk Council. Mon 8/5 and Tue 8/6, Mountain of Venus. Fri 8/9, the Nod. Sat 8/10, Dante's Voodoo Cabaret. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Swank, Still. Sat 8/3, Transmission. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Fri 8/9, Ragweed. Sat 8/10, Pop Fiction. 708-387-0050.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music after 7 PM. Fri 8/2, Jim Henning & James Wayman. Sundays, 3 PM, A.C.E. open mike. Fri 8/9, Jimmy Mac. 847-550-1127.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 8/11, Duende, Radio Hour, Ethan Daniel Davison. 773-348-8536.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 8/3, Tumbleweed. Fri 8/9, open mike hosted by Jim Dukelow. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country dance lessons at 7:30 PM Fridays through Tuesdays. Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, DJ Sux. Mondays, DJ Pat B. Thursdays, DJs Pat B., Mike G. & Rosco. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Amy Kelly & the Underbelly. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wed 8/7, Cattle Queen. Fri 8/9, 9 PM, Riptones. Sat 8/10, Gin Palace Jesters. 773-384-2547.

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

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

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Floetry, Doug E. Fresh, DJ Beverly Bond, DJ Dee Wiz. 312-666-8106.

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: Fridays, 9 PM, Urban Sound Studio. Saturdays, 9 PM, One Voice open mike for music, comedy, spoken word, and poetry. 773-274-6057.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 8/2, Pat McCurdy. Sat 8/3, Jackson Daly, Tug Boat. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 8/9, Mile One, Opal Candy. Sat 8/10, Blues Monks, Oucho Sparks. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 8/3, Hip Pocket. Sat 8/10, Moods. 847-952-8555.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Voodoo Kings, Gidgets Ga-Ga. Sat 8/3,10 PM, DJ Jason Roth. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Underwater People. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Mike & Joe. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 8/2, 10:30 PM, Domestic Problems. Sat 8/3, 10:30 PM, Snowshoe Crabs. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 8/9, Then Again. Sat 8/10, King Solomon's Grave, EM Gruv. 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 8/2, 8 PM, Johnny Rodgers; 10:30 PM, Suzi Petri. Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Johnny Rodgers; 10:30 PM, Dina Joy Byrd (tribute to Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday & Dinah Washington). Wed 8/7 and Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Steven Brinberg. Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Steven Brinberg; 10:30 PM, Suzi Petri. Sat 8/10, 8 PM, Steven Brinberg; 10:30 PM, Dina Joy Byrd (tribute to Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday & Dinah Washington). Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Steven Brinberg. 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 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ MD. Saturdays, DJ MD, Johnny Price. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros, DJ Ed Vantage. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sat 8/3, 6 PM, Death Rides a Horse. Sun 8/4, Gorath, Sol Reys, R&B DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 8/5, DJs spin punk. Tue 8/6, Metal Shop with DJ Scot. Wed 8/7, DJs Jason & Keith spin country & western. Thu 8/8, DJ Kevin McComb spins rock. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Arthur Lee & Love (see Spot Check), Stew. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Lake Trout, TRS-80. Tue 8/6, 9 PM, Simmering, Boda, Who's This Mary. Wed 8/7, 9 PM, Big Bang Music Theory, Water on Electricity, Divide, Driven. Thu 8/8, 9 PM, Fishbone, Deadweight. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Leroy Fix, Mashers, Redneck Exorcist. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Juliana Hatfield, the Reputation. 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 8/2, Roots Rock Society. Sat 8/3, Modern Day Romeo. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 8/9, Agent 86. Sat 8/10, Terata. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Voices, Joe Bigsley, Paul Allodi. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Garbo Swag, Only Infinity, Steve Roth & Michelle Rante. Sun 8/4, 8:30 PM, Julie Dutchak & Dave Tamkin. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, 20 Over (no cover). Wed 8/7, 9:30 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Fri 8/9, Tempest, Caliban, Guitar Man Dave. Sat 8/10, Bottle of Justus, Just Add Water, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 8/2, 9 PM, Last of the Showmen, Rusk, Oh My God I'm on Fire, Tom Slatter. Sat 8/3, DJ Moe, Thawfor, DJ Kico, Bad News Jones, DJ Emo, MC Larry Millah, Megalomedia. Sundays, Sumo. Mon 8/5, 8:30 PM, Melissa Ziemer, Rachael Yamagata, Wendy DeBias. Tue 8/6, Void Where Prohibited, Cretin. Wed 8/7, 9:15 PM, Terminal Bliss, Rhythm's Edge. Thu 8/8, Nitwitt Science, Stratospheerius, Prime Elements with Allison Belleville. Fri 8/9, 15th anniversary show with Drive, Head On, Plura, Julie Korman. Sat 8/10, Record Playas, Nico B, NDivisual, Q 'n' A, Rastlin Know Equal. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 8/2, Statik. Sat 8/3, Chuckleheads. Fri 8/9, Remedy. Sat 8/10, Wanderlust. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Light FM, Track Star, Impossible Shapes. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Evil Beaver, Radio Vago (see Spot Check), Decatur. Sun 8/4, 9:30 PM, Rye Coalition, the Means, Motion City Soundtrack. Mon 8/5, 9:30 PM, Can-Ky-Ree, Puerto Muerto, Newlyweds. Thu 8/8, 9 PM, Golden (see Spot Check), Sean Na Na, Pearly Sweets & the Platonics, Bolts. Fri 8/9, Bitch and Animal, Chicago Kings (benefit for The Undergrad). Sat 8/10, 9 PM, Lowfish, Solvent, Tamion 12 Inch, DJ Jordan Zawideh. Sun 8/11, 9 PM, Original Sinners with Exene Cervenka, 41 Rivers, Winnie. 773-276-3600.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Music at 7 PM. Fri 8/2, Flashback. Fri 8/9, Everyman. 312-266-1944.

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

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Zoo Station (tribute to U2). 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Lime. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJ Richie Rich. 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 8/2, Mary Ann & the Professors. Sat 8/3, Video Stars. Thu 8/8, Tamara Pierce. Fri 8/9, 7Deez. Sat 8/10, Chaser. 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 8/2, 6 PM, Stillwell, Runner, Goodboy Suit; 10 PM, Tami Hart (see Spot Check), Robin Robinovich. Sat 8/3, 9 PM, Desaparecidos, Rilo Kiley, Like Young. Sun 8/4, 6 PM, Rivethead, the Itch, Caulfield, Scissors. Mon 8/5, 6 PM, Planes Mistaken for Stars, Peralta, Charm City Suicides, Tomsawyer. Tue 8/6, 7 PM, Tekulvi, Quatre Tete, Blower, the Weighdown. Wed 8/7, 7 PM, Rewound, Blackout Terror, Give Me Danger. Thu 8/8, 6 PM, South of No North, the Crush, Dutchmen; 9 PM, Jean Grae, Mr. Len, Masterminds, Oddjobs. Fri 8/9, 7 PM, 90 Day Men, Denali, the Race, Bats and Mice. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Happy Supply, Chalet Chalet, Sick Lipstick, Audreys. Sun 8/11, 5 PM, Eighteen Visions, Everytime I Die, Norma Jean, Hopesfall, Myopia. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Those Darn Accordions. Sat 8/3, 9:30 PM, Poco, Heartsfield Acoustic Trio. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open stage hosted by Link Freeman (8/6 featuring LaRaie). Wed 8/7, 9 PM, Three Bad Jacks, Riptones. Thu 8/8, Patty Griffin, Eliza Gilkyson. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Webb Wilder & the Nashvegans, Yellowhammers. 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. Fri 8/2, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers. Sundays, open jam session. Fri 8/9, Steve Kessler & the Saturday June Band. Sat 8/10, Replay. 847-821-1234.

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

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Zion & Brian Paul. Thu 8/8, 8:30 PM, Edmer. Sat 8/10, 9 PM, open jam. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 8/2, Johnny Clueless. 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 JC. Mondays, 9 PM, DJ Chris B spins punk and alternative. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 8/2, Porn Lab. Sat 8/3, Shooting Blanks, Horsecop. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. Fri 8/9, Better Boyfriends. Sat 8/10, Libido Grande, Decatur, Nobs, Not Rebecca. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL 962 S. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 10 PM. Sat 8/3, Second Nature. 847-541-7530.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 8/2, 5:30 PM, Boris Marques; 9 PM, Jen Porter. Saturdays, 10 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Sun 8/4, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Beckie Menzie. Mondays, 9 PM, Mark Farris. Tue 8/6, 9 PM, Jennifer Crivellone & Bill Underwood; Ginger Tam & Russ Long, Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter. Sun 8/11, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Jeff Roscoe. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 8/2, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 8/4, 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 8/7, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 8/8, 7:30 PM, Jared Saunders; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 8/9, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 8/10, noon, Jeff Roscoe; 3 PM, Ruby & Vicky Boofont; 6 PM, 7PM, and 8 PM, Matt Zarley; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 8/11, noon, Jen Porter; 3 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 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. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Rachael Sage. 773-871-4210.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Gin Palace Jesters. Sat 8/3, Maria Hines. 773-549-9624.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 1800 N. Clybourn: Thursdays, 9 PM, local music showcase and open stage. 312-915-0071.

GOVNOR'S PUBLIC HOUSE 220 Randall, Lake in the Hills: Music after 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Phil Baron Trio. Sat 8/3, Trilogy. Thu 8/8, Michael Rodio. Fri 8/9, Scott Rev Band. Sat 8/10, D'Zyre. 847-658-4700.

GRANDPA'S PLACE 1868 Prairie, Glenview: Fridays, 6 PM, Frank Raven & Jim Desmond. 847-724-1390.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 8/4, 2 PM, K-Rad. 773-878-5552.

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. Fri 8/2, Former Teenage Idols, Purrbox, Honey. Sat 8/3, Holding Mercury, Dry County, Roscoe Plush. Sundays, DJ B. Thu 8/8, Abstract Giants, J & J Plumbing. Fri 8/9, J.T. & the Clouds, Outlaw Family Band, Hillbilly Winos. Sat 8/10, Roho, Brother Lowdown, Driven. 773-472-5139.

HANG TIME 624 N. York, Elmhurst: Tue 8/6, 7 PM, Two From Four. 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.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Vortis (see Post No Bills), Tim Tuten Experience, Thax Douglas. Sat 8/3, Homegrown Productions benefit with Baldwin Brothers, Blueshift, DJ Dujuan. Wed 8/7, 7 PM, Chicago's Finest Hour BBQ (see Spot Check) with Transition Transistor, Cantina, Cameron McGill, Million Yen, Ruth Buzzy, Read Letter, Ness, Kat Parsons, Honeybees, Land of the El Caminos, Cells, Drapes, Dante's Voodoo Cabaret, Kevin Tihista's Red Terror, Chris Holmes, Light FM, Eric Roth & the Silver Schmateez & others. Thu 8/8, 9:30 PM, Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops, Songs: Ohia. Sat 8/10, Town & Country, Mahjonng. Sun 8/11, Clyde Federal, Snowglobe, Children's Hour. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 8/2, the Ruiner, Ruck La Roo, Steve Buscemi's Teeth. Sat 8/3, Braam, New Duncan Imperials. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Fri 8/9, Deuce, Epic. Sat 8/10, Lightning & Thunder, Scandelle Us. 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.

HOULIHAN'S 56 Oak Brook Centre, Oak Brook: Thu 8/8, 8:30 PM, Hammers & Adams. 630-573-0220.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, Superdiamond, Dudley Manlove Quartet. Sun 8/4, 6:45 PM, Default, Trik Turner, Injected (all-ages show). Mon 8/5, Dope, Slitheryn, Taxi War Dance, A.D.D. (all-ages show). Wed 8/7, Enrique Bunbury. Thu 8/8 and Fri 8/9, Billy Idol (8/9 sold out). Sat 8/10, Why Store, Ophur. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 4:30 PM. Fri 8/2, E-Mics. 312-923-2000.

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

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Sat 8/3, Hairbanger's Ball. Sun 8/4, the Clipse, Rob Jackson, Lady May, Mid Wikid. Fri 8/9, 17th Floor. Sat 8/10, Epic, Gidgets Ga-Ga. Sun 8/11, Dead Prez. 312-337-3486.

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

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Somewhere in Between, Freshwater Collins, Nick Peraino & Blue Moon Risin'. Sat 8/3, Segway, Barron James Band. Wed 8/7, 8 PM, battle of the bands with Callaghan, Velcro Lewis & His 100 Proof Band, I Love Rich, Phantom Three, Rules of Attraction, Goodgoddamns, Mostly Crue. Fri 8/9, Mark Watson Band, Dazy Head Mazy. Sat 8/10, Then Again. Sun 8/11, Sunny Side Up. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Sam Post Duo. 312-337-2583.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, 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: Fri 8/2, 10 PM, Van Go, Monster Party. Sun 8/4, 9 PM, Naughty Candy, Malcolm Effect, Wonderloaf (no cover). Tue 8/6, 9 PM, Alex V., Convulsions (no cover). Wed 8/7, 9 PM, Ken Summer & the Substitutes, 3 Card Guts (no cover). Thu 8/8, Goodwill Ambassadors, Adam Wyle. Fri 8/9, 9:30 PM, Mulligan Stew, Los Luchadores, Saps. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Vax Wallo, Yer Mother's Lovers, Tribe of Zero. Sun 8/11, 7 PM, the Old Town School of Folk Music's John Prine Ensemble, Face for Radio. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 8/2, 9 PM, Big Electric, Parallel Mind, Amazing Headgear. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Prodigals, Gan Bua. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Terrapin Nation. Wed 8/7, 8 PM, Tributosaurus (this month's tribute: the Who), Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 8/8, 9 PM, Big Hello, I Sharko. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Kings of Convenience. Sat 8/10, Gan Bua. 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 8/2, 9 PM, Warp Nesh tour (see Critic's Choice) with LFO, Chris Clark, Richard Devine, DJ Ease, Prefuse 73, Jamie Lidell, Luke Vibert, Nautilis, DJ Ray_rod, DJ Warp. Sat 8/3, 6:30 PM, Crash Poet, Relative Ash, Colonel Stem, Arizing (all-ages show); 11:30 PM, Particle, 1000 Vertical Ft. Sun 8/4, 6:30 PM, Synge, Exo, Blackmaker, Gelheads (all-ages show). Tue 8/6, 6:30 PM, Soil, No One, Ditchwater (all-ages show). Wed 8/7, 6:30 PM, Juliana Theory, Coheed & Cambria, Element 101, Twothirtyeight (all-ages show). Thu 8/8, 6:30 PM, H2O, Shai Hulud, Mad Cap, Authority Zero (all-ages show). Fri 8/9, 7 PM, Murderdolls, Grade 8, Lollipop Lust Kill (all-ages show). Sat 8/10, 9 PM, Webb Brothers, Caviar, Assassins, NYCSmoke. Sun 8/11, 6:30 PM, Elvi, Vacation Bible School, Premium, Gein Rock (all-ages show). 773-549-0203.

METRO DELI & CAFE Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Tamara Pierce. Fri 8/9, Dave Weld & Jeff Taylor. 312-655-0600.

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

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

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 8/10, Dave Andersen. 847-259-9724.

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. Fri 8/2, Hello Operator. Sat 8/3, Tyrades, Functional Blackouts, Manhandlers. Sun 8/4, Paul Dee & the Chin-Ups. Tue 8/6, The Chick Kicks Ass in Pool. Thu 8/8, Poorhouse Bastards. 773-486-7774.

NARCISSE 710 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s alternative. 312-274-9500.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sat 8/3, 9:30 PM, Tuffy, Stall. Mondays, 9 PM, Sound Reflections with DJs Teebot & Anomaly. Fri 8/9, 9 PM, Ellen Rosner, Starcandy, Edie Carey & Teddy Goldstein with Jennifer Marks, Sean Wiggins. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 8 PM, Grinder gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (8/8 with Poetic Provocateurs & Shawn Martin). 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Danny the Wildchild, DJ Glyde, Flipside, Phonograph Scientists, Gamewarden, Poolside. 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. Fri 8/9, 9 PM, Convulsions, Ghettobillies, Melissa Zimer, Pete Special, the Julep. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Fat Time. 773-489-0011.

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 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Denise Tomasello. Sat 8/3, Andreas Kapsalis. Wednesdays, open mike. Sat 8/10, Jon Weber. 312-527-1010.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 8/2, Stargazer, Down Doggy. Sat 8/3, Sony Orbitt Heyzeux, Love Sexy. Sun 8/4, 7 PM, Trapeze Unit. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Thu 8/8, Fuzzy Substate. Fri 8/9, Dugout. Sat 8/10, Buzzards, Frank Jordan. Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Wellstones. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Los Hombres Perdidos. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Thursdays, Turnstyles unplugged. 847-266-1313.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 9 PM. Sat 8/3, Jr. & the Mud Cats. Sat 8/10, Blue Diamond. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Insomnia. Sat 8/3, Entrinzic. Thu 8/8, Cirrus Falcon. Fri 8/9, Moods. Sat 8/10, Katy Lied (Steely Dan tribute). 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Geezers, Paul Vee. Sat 8/3, Drillchop 9 (see Spot Check), TV Pow, Dougg Pound. Sun 8/4, Farm Team, Fusaine. Thu 8/8, Biddy Biddy Biddy, Pilots Provided. Fri 8/9, Muddy River Nightmare Band. Sat 8/10, Ming, Bleed, Hotel Fire, Psycho Billy Kadillaks. 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 9:30 PM; no cover. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry LaCroix. Wed 8/7, Stevie Lizard. Thu 8/8, Casolando. Sat 8/10, Urban Funk Ordinance. 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 8/7, 7 PM, Paul Willaert (no cover). 847-520-1222.

RAW BAR Ivory Piano Lounge, 3720 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM. Fri 8/9, Jack Crofoot. 773-348-7291.

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 & Ruby Harris. 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 8/2, Smalls. Fri 8/9, Cirrus Falcon. 630-964-0773.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Fri 8/2, Bella Fica, Blaq Lily. Sat 8/3, Biofeedback, Pantheion. Fri 8/9, Left Setter, Wombat Carnival, Disonic. Sat 8/10, Disconnected, Life Without, Nuisance, Crash Poet, Grindbox. 847-392-6446.

ROCKLAND CAFE 525 Rockland, Lake Bluff: Tue 8/6, 8 PM, Dave Andersen. 847-295-7140.

SAM MAGUIRE'S 39 Orland Square Dr., Orland Park: Music at 9 PM. Sat 8/3, Tyson Parker. 708-460-1771.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Summer on Southport festival runs Fri 8/2 through Sun 8/4 (see below). Fri 8/2, 7:30 PM, Shins, Fruit Bats (outdoor stage); 10 PM, Archer Prewitt, Brendan Benson & the Wellfed Boys, Stratford 4 (see Spot Check). Sat 8/3, 6:30 PM, Robbie Fulks, Josh Rouse, Sadies (outdoor stage); 10 PM, Box-o-Car, Arlo, Damnwells. Sun 8/4, 6:30 PM, Crooked Fingers (see Critic's Choice), Califone, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire (outdoor stage). Mon 8/5, 8 PM, Rhett Miller, Noe Venable (sold out). Tue 8/6, 9 PM, Stories for Boys, Hockey Night, Everyothers. Wed 8/7, Ellen Rosner, Kat Parsons, Ripley Caine. Thu 8/8, 7 PM, Ben Kweller, Webb Brothers, Adam Green (sold out). Fri 8/9, 7 PM, Ben Kweller, Webb Brothers, Adam Green (sold out); 11 PM, Star Room Boys, Floorbirds. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Sinister Luck Ensemble, Pan American, Grimble Grumble. Sun 8/11, 8 PM, Son Ambulance, Ghosty, Mark Denardo. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 8/3, Peg 7. Sat 8/10, Livin' Large. 630-372-2900.

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

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: No cover. Thu 8/8, 4:30 PM, Dave Weld & Jeff Taylor. 312-441-9334.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Michael Lacey spins deep house. Mondays, DJ Matt Fields. Tuesdays, DJ Mike Kendal. Wednesdays, DJ JC. 773-252-9700.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music in the upstairs Cabaret Room at 10 PM. Fri 8/2, J.U.I.C.E. Sat 8/3, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Tabakin, Soul People. Mondays, open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Undecided One & Rexford. Thu 8/8, Steady Flow freestyle competition. Fri 8/9, 9 PM, Deadly Dragon Sound System. Sat 8/10, 10:30 PM, Air This Side of Caution. 773-278-6600.

SWANK 710 N. Wells: Mondays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s lounge and synth wave. 312-274-9500.

TIME OUT WEST 1130 Lake, Hanover Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 8/3, 7Deez. Sat 8/10, Michael Rodio. 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 8/2, Ashley Peacock, Seventy-Two Others. Sat 8/3, Saldo Kreek, Friend of a Friend. Sun 8/4, 7 PM, Hal Hixson, Anna Wolfe, Jim Marlowe. Mondays, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Tue 8/6, Katie Todd. Wed 8/7, C.H.A.T. music showcase with Anthony Whitaker, Jules Taylor, Leslie Nuss, Sandy Andina, Shelley Miller & Stolie. Thu 8/8, Jennifer Daniels, Joy Eden Harrison, Lisa Sanders, Ripley Caine, Summer Chance. Fri 8/9, Lure, Phil & the Idea. Sat 8/10, Twang Bang, Hal Hixson. Sun 8/11, Dave Tamkin, Melissa Adams, Sue Fink. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 8/2, F.O.S., Cyclones, 2GK. Sat 8/3, Radio Hour, Benjamin Lehl Band, In Theory. Wednesdays, rock 'n' roll karaoke. Fri 8/9, Powerknobs, Negligents, Functional Blackouts. 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.

VIADUCT 3111 N. Western: Fri 8/9, 11 PM, Staalmate, Fort Rile Dog, Tacit Blue Project. 773-296-6024.

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 8/2, Zeleke, Carl Brown. Sat 8/3, Dansica, Zeleke, Dub Dis. Sun 8/4, Gizzae. Mondays, Blue Groove Lounge with Juice & Dirty. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesdays, DJ Kojo & friends. Thu 8/8, Capoeria, Rico. Fri 8/9, RSB, Indika. Sat 8/10, New Flavor, Sweet Justice. Sun 8/11, Innervision. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 8 PM on weeknights. Fri 8/2, Ordinary K, Kongfuzi. Sat 8/3, Rain Gods, Three Minute Mile, Dreaming Tree. Mon 8/5, Vince Welnick & the Terrapin Space Band. Tue 8/6, Mr. Blotto. Wed 8/7, Andy Band. Thu 8/8, Sara Azriel & Nucleus. Sat 8/10, Fin, Turnerjoy, Zerostars. 773-929-1300.

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

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Louie V. Saturdays, DJ Pat B. Tuesdays, DJ M-Pulse. Thursdays, DJ Marty Boblat. 815-356-6000.

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. 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 (8/2 with Brian Gardner). Saturdays, Heather Doble, DJ Spin. Sundays, DJ Lil' John, DJ Derrick Wize. Mondays, DJs Brian G. & BJAK. Tuesdays, DJ Brian Borden. Wed 8/7, DJ Bruno, DJ 33-1/3. Thu 8/8, DJ FLX & Chris Miller. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop. Saturdays, DJs spin Chicago house (8/3 featuring DJ Shaka). Sundays, DJs spin R&B. Tuesdays, DJs spin house. Wednesdays, Chris Gin, DJ Apocalypse, and guest DJs spin progressive. Thursdays, Synesthesia DJs spin. 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. Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Floetry, Doug E. Fresh, DJ Beverly Bond, DJ Dee Wiz. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, Barcode DJs spin. Saturdays, DJ Hugo, DJ Lulu. Sundays, 7 PM, Latin T-Dance hosted by Veronica Zaid, DJs Kid Romeo, Alex Perez & El Prieto. Mondays, Disco Bingo hosted by Bianca Bleu. Tuesdays, 10 PM, karaoke with VJ Kevy B. Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge spins salsa and Latin house. Thursdays, 11 PM, Miss Ketty & Her Latina Review, DJ El Prieto. 773-325-2233.

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 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, DJs Frique & Hiroki. Saturdays, DJs Teri Bristol & Psycho Bitch, Chris Laino. Sundays, DJs Teri Bristol & Earl Pleasure (in the mezzanine), DJs Michael Serafini & Freddie Bain. 312-413-7000.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 8/5, 10 PM, String Theory, DJs Bob & Ray_rod (no cover). 773-489-6457.

DANTE'S 1200 W. Hubbard: DJs spin Saturdays after 10:30 PM. 312-243-9350.

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

DJ MADRID spins salsa, reggae, mambo, and house as part of the MCA's "First Fridays" reception. Fri 8/2, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

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 (8/4 with Antonio Lauria). Tue 8/6, Chris Gin spins drum 'n' bass. 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.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Wed 8/7, 10 PM, Big Up DJs Damon Locks, Wayne Montana & Fred Wells spin. Sat 8/10, 9 PM, Lowfish, Solvent, Tamion 12 Inch, DJ Jordan Zawideh. 773-276-3600.

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: 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, Robert Owens, Mr. A.L.I. featuring Dajae, Gene Hunt, Vick Lavender (8/8 featuring Colonel Abrams). 773-395-0066.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 8/10, DJ Madrid spins before and after 10 PM performance by Kepa Junkera. 312-362-9707.

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.

JEFFERY PUB 7041 S. Jeffery: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Leonard "Remix" Rroy, Sean Smith, DJ V-Rod, Leonard Part Sixx. 773-363-8555.

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.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Fri 8/2, DJs John Curley, Bear Who?, Only Infinity. 312-337-3486.

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.

KAZBAR LOUNGE 7852 S. Cottage Grove: Mon 8/5, 10 PM, open turntables hosted by Leonard Part Sixx. 773-723-9435.

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, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, DJ 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.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 8/2, 9 PM, LFO, Chris Clark, Richard Devine, DJ Ease, Prefuse 73, Jamie Lidell, Luke Vibert, Nautilis, DJ Ray_rod, DJ Warp. 773-549-0203.

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, DJ 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.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Danny the Wildchild, DJ Glyde, Flipside, Phonograph Scientists, Gamewarden, Poolside. 773-489-0011.

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 Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 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. 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. Fri 8/2, Robert Owens, Gene Hunt & Mr. A.L.I. with Tommie Sunshine & Jordan Zawideh. Saturdays, DJs Twilite Tone, 33-1/3 & Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant, Lego & Dave Britton. Wed 8/7, Snuggles, Slak, Casper, Ry-N. Fri 8/9, DJ Disciple, Ron Carroll & Mr A.L.I. with Tommie Sunshine & Jordan Zawideh. 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. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: Resident DJ Matt Warren and guests spin after 8 PM; no cover before 9 PM. Fri 8/2, DJ Mike Zuaz. Fri 8/9, Jesse de la Pena. 312-491-9600.

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.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 8/2, Warp Records showcase (see Metro schedule). Sat 8/3, John Acquaviva, Justin Long. Mondays, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron spin ambient breakbeats and future bass. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins ethereal, goth, and electro. Wednesdays, DJs Rekleiner, Darius Hurley & Clubhouse DJ Nick spin American and British punk. Thu 8/8, 4BZ, El Del, DJ Anton. Fri 8/9, Colette, Michael Serafini. Sat 8/10, Heather, Raoul Belmans, Swirl People. 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, 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). 312-587-8779.

SQUAREONE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Fri 8/2, 9 PM, Pevin Everett, DJ Mellow Man (no cover). 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. Fri 8/9, 9 PM-midnight, DJ Mellow Man spins house. 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 Spinsterwun spins house. Tuesdays, DJs Artek, Norman Rockwell, Mary Jane, D Double & Verb spin hip-hop. Wednesdays, DJs spin Latin jazz and house. Thursdays, Dirty MF & DJ Artek. 773-278-6600.

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 (8/7 featuring the music of A Tribe Called Quest). 773-227-4906.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Alberto Gomez, Marco Hernandez & Carlos Rodriguez spin salsa. Saturdays, DJs Goose, Jimmie Page & Jernell Geronimo. Thu 8/8, Walsh, Sommer, Ashish Shah, Bear Who?, Justin Long, Flipside. 312-491-9729.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 8/2, Teebee, Kevin Cunningham, Focus, Ruckus. Sat 8/3, Lee Burridge, Jimmy Van M, Laura B. Tue 8/6, Aphrodite, Ruckus, Riverman. Fri 8/9, Sander Kleinenberg, Andre Solaris, Kemal, Phantom 45. Sat 8/10, Charles Feelgood, Grant Plant, Johnny Chaos, Laura B, Tony 2 Much. 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 and Saturdays. Fridays, Frank Martinez & Mike Z. Saturdays, DJs Speed & Structure spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop & R&B. 312-337-3223.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Sundays, DJs Jesse de la Pena & Uncle Milty. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

ARRANMORE, CHRIS MCNAMARA Free concert. Fri 8/9, 7 PM, corner of Campbell & Vail, Arlington Heights. 847-506-4214.

BENEFIT FOR THRESHOLDS BRIDGE NORTH with Robbie Fulks, Janet Bean, Al Day, Ed Holstein, Ralph Covert, Don Stiernberg, Rick Sherry, Jon Spiegel, Buddy Mondlock & Anne-Marie Akin (benefits mental health services). Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CLINT BLACK Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

FLATLANDERS, BOTTLE ROCKETS See Critic's Choice. Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

NANCI GRIFFITH & THE BLUE MOON ORCHESTRA Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

THE IRISH TENORS Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns & Ronan Tynan sing "Celtic classics." Tue 8/6, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

LAKE COUNTY FOLK FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

BILL QUATEMAN Free concert. Fri 8/9, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

REDWOOD LANDING, BILL QUATEMAN Sat 8/10, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG WITH CORKY SIEGEL & NANCY WALKER Fri 8/9, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

folk & country

clubs

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Mon 8/5, 8 PM, Half Day Bluegrass Band. 847-256-8870.

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

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, 6 PM, Irish session. 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: Thursdays, 9 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). 773-878-3343.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Mon 8/5, 9:30 PM, Can-Ky-Ree, Puerto Muerto, Newlyweds. 773-276-3600.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Fonnmhor. Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Gareth Woods. 312-836-0066.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Ceili Mor. Sat 8/3, Dalriada. Fri 8/9, Switchback. Sat 8/10, Whiskey Hollow. 773-282-7035.

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

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. Wed 8/7, songwriter showcase with Nancy & Garrett. 773-489-5471.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 8/9, J.T. & the Clouds, Outlaw Family Band, Hillbilly Winos. 773-472-5139.

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 (no cover). Mondays, 10 PM, Cantina with Nora O'Connor & Matt Weber (no cover). Thu 8/8, 9:30 PM, Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters. Fri 8/9, 10 PM, Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops, Songs: Ohia. 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.

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

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Dooley Brothers. Sat 8/3, Clan na Gael. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish session. Thursdays, Kelly Griner. Fri 8/9, Nappertandy. Sat 8/10, O' Lookie Mo. 630-325-3732.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Sun 8/11, 7 PM, the Old Town School of Folk Music's John Prine Ensemble, Face for Radio. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 8/5, 9 PM, Kieran O'Hare (no cover). 773-404-9494.

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.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Tue 8/6, Shady Grove. 773-276-9730.

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.

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 8/2, Dona & Dan Benkert. Sat 8/3, 2 PM, open sing-around. Fri 8/9, Dennis Johnson & Duane Larson. 630-969-9720.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

CHICAGOLAND GOSPEL YOUTH FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

GOSPEL OPEN MIKE hosted by Dr. Groove. Sat 8/3, 3 PM, Room at the Cross Church, 1432 W. 87th. 773-881-8883.

MARTY SAMMON BAND in a free concert. Thu 8/8, 6:30 PM, Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside. 312-742-7529.

CORKY SIEGEL Fri 8/2, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

SOUTHSIDERS Free in-store performance. Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Band. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Tue 8/6, Willie Kent & the Gents. 773-734-0491.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Sat 8/3, and Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 8/6, Linsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, Allen Batts Band with Grana Louise. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Sat 8/3, Sundays, and Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 8/6, Allen Batts Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, John Primer 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 8/2, Chicago R&B Kings. Sat 8/3, Carlos Johnson & the Serious Blues Band. Sun 8/4, Frank Pellegrino & friends. Mon 8/5, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Tue 8/6, Linsey Alexander. Wed 8/7, Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted. Thu 8/8, Nellie "Tiger" Travis & Her Men in Black. Fri 8/9, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Sat 8/10, Wille Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. 773-528-1012.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 8/2, 5:30 PM, Jon McDonald; 9:30 PM, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater, Studebaker John. Sat 8/3, 6:30 PM, Joe Moss; 10 PM, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Biscuit & the Mix. Sun 8/4, Joanna Connor. Mon 8/5, jam hosted by John Primer. Tue 8/6, Larry Garner. Wed 8/7, Dave Specter. Thu 8/8, Roy Hytower. Fri 8/9, 5:30 PM, Joel Paterson; 9:30 PM, Cash McCall & Maurice John Vaughn, Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted. Sat 8/10, 6:30 PM, John Primer; 9:30 PM, Big Bill Morganfield, Jimmy Burns. Sun 8/11, Buddy Guy's birthday with Carl Weathersby. 312-427-0333.

CAFE PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Fridays, 6:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 312-243-3600.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Amy Kelly & the Underbelly. 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 8/2 and Sat 8/3, Willie White. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, Nora Jean. 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 8/2, Anthony Gomes. Sat 8/3, Charlie Love. Fri 8/9, Big Bill Morganfield. Sat 8/10, Studebaker John & the Hawks. 630-513-0074.

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

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Sat 8/10, Blues Monks. 773-528-7569.

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

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 8/9, 9 PM, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas. 708-788-2118.

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

FOUNDRY Music upstairs in the 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 8/3, Vini & the Demons. Sat 8/10, Duke Tumatoe & the Power Trio. 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.

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 8/3, 9:30 PM, Joanna Connor Band. Tue 8/6, 8:30 PM, Chicago Blues Angels. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Joe Moss (no cover). Sat 8/10, 9:30 PM, Steepwater. 708-484-3610.

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

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music after 10 PM. Thu 8/8, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys, Voodoo Jones. 773-348-0009.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Fri 8/9, Erwin Helfer. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 10 PM; gospel brunch Sundays at 9:30 AM and noon. Fri 8/2, No Mercy Band. Sat 8/3 and Thu 8/8, Chicago Redhots. Sun 8/4, Blue Mirror Blues Band. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 8/6, Pete Special. Wed 8/7, Joe Moss Band. Fri 8/9, Chicago Playboys. 312-923-2000.

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.

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 8/2, Chris Beard, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Kid Dynamite. Sat 8/3, A.C. Reed, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Kid Dynamite. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Linsey Alexander. Mondays, Frank Pellegrino & friends, Marty Sammon Band. Tuesdays, Chris James & Blue Four, Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Thu 8/8, Willie Buck, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Kid Dynamite. 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.

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 8/8, Blue Plate Special. Fri 8/9, Linsey Alexander Band. Sat 8/10, Amy Kelly & the Underbelly. 630-446-4001.

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.

ORAZIO 333 Center, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 8/3, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. 630-357-4350.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 8/2, Keith Scott Trio. Sat 8/3, Big Time Sarah. Sat 8/10, Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning. 847-266-1313.

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

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 8/3, Rockin' Johnny Band. 773-276-9730.

REDHEAD 42 E. Superior: Tuesdays, 11:45 PM, Phil Baron & Ruby Harris. 312-787-2600.

REMINGTON BLUES 195 Remington, Bolingbrook: Restaurant and lounge with music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, "Diva Day" open jam for women. 630-759-7978.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 8/2, Vini & the Demons. Sat 8/3, Magic Slim. Sundays, noon, gospel brunch; 10 PM, jam with Tom Holland's Big Blue & Sammy Fender. Wed 8/7, Vino Louden (no cover). Thu 8/8, Linsey Alexander (no cover). Fri 8/9, Vance Kelly. Sat 8/10, Howard Scott. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, Big Jay McNeely with Jesse Scinto & the Dignitaries. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thu 8/8, Eddie Taylor Jr. Fri 8/9, Lurrie Bell. Sat 8/10, Jody Williams. 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 Crumar. 773-723-0592.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, Vance Kelly. Fri 8/9, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sat 8/10, Pat Smillie Band. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 8/2 and Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Sat 8/3, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. Fri 8/9, Dusty Brown & the Billy Flynn Band. Sat 8/10, Chicago Flyers. 773-772-6656.

jazz

concerts

BOPOLOGY Free concert. Sun 8/4, 7 PM, Devonshire Park, 4400 Greenwood, Skokie. 847-674-1500.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 8/4, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

BUDDY CHARLES Free concert. Wed 8/7, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-409-3947.

MARK COLBY GROUP Free concert. Sun 8/11, 5 PM, Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf. 312-743-7857.

RICH DANIELS & THE CITY LIGHTS ORCHESTRA Benefit for the Beverly Area Planning Association. Sun 8/4, 7 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Morgan Park Academy, 2153 W. 111th. 773-233-3100.

EQUINOX 5 Free in-store performance. Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

GALLERY 37 JAZZ BAND Free concert. Fri 8/2, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

GALLERY 37 LATIN BIG BAND Free concert. Fri 8/9, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ALAN GRESIK SWING SHIFT ORCHESTRA Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

HORNER PARK JAZZ BAND Free big band concert. Fri 8/9, 7 PM, Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose. 312-742-7529.

JAZZ UNITES JAZZFEST 2002 See Fairs & Festivals.

JEWS BROTHERS BAND Wed 8/7, 7:30 PM, Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, 303 Dodge, Evanston. 773-550-1543.

KENNICOTT JAZZ BAND Free concert. Thu 8/8, 7 PM, 63rd Street beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-747-6187.

PETER LERNER TRIO Free in-store performance. Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

MAMBO ALL-STARS Fri 8/9, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

NICOLE MITCHELL TRIO Tue 8/6, 5-8 PM, terrace, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

PETER OPRISKO Free concert. Tue 8/6, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JOHN PIZZARELLI TRIO WITH RAY KENNEDY & MARTIN PIZZARELLI Sun 8/11, 4:30 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

BILL PORTER, RICH FUDOLI Thu 8/8, 5 PM, north terrace, John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438 or 312-559-0200.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA Free big band concert. Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt. 312-742-7529.

ROGERS PARK JAZZ SERIES See Fairs & Festivals.

JOE SAMPLE, EARL KLUGH Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

SOUNDS OF THE CITY Free concert. Thu 8/8, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

TOM STEVENS Free in-store performance. Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

MARCUS STRICKLAND QUARTET Free in-store performance. Sat 8/3, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

MALACHI THOMPSON & AFRICA BRASS WITH DEE ALEXANDER perform at Bronzeville Jazz Family Day. Sun 8/11, 4 PM, auditorium, Northeastern Illinois University Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E. Oakwood. 773-536-6555.

LIBBY YORK WITH DON STIERNBERG & KELLY SILL Free concert. Sun 8/11, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

DAVID YOUNG Free in-store performance. Tue 8/6, 12:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

DAVID YOUNG, DOUG BRUSH, JEFFREY KUST, RAY BAILEY and others perform at "Kaleidoscope: a Family Day." Sat 8/10, 10:30 AM, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-443-3600.

ROB ZETTL/VINCE CLARK TRIO Free in-store performance. Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 8/2, noon, Franz Jackson, Peter Roothaan, Tom Hope, Wayne Jones & Doug Hayes; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 8/3, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Harvey Thompson Quartet. 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 8/7, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, John Braumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thu 8/8, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman Quintet. Fri 8/9, noon, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, Tom Hope, Dan Delorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 8/10, 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, 7-10 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 8/2, Sat 8/3, and Sun 8/11, Detour. Sun 8/4 and Mon 8/5, Gerald McClendon. Tue 8/6 through Sat 8/10, Christina Sanchez. 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 show lounge at 9:30 PM: Fri 8/2 and Fri 8/9, Bobby Perna's Little Big Band with Josie Falbo. Sat 8/3 and Sat 8/10, Frank D'Rone. In the cocktail lounge: Fridays, 6:30 PM, Mary Clare Barker. Saturdays, 6:30 PM, Bob Solone. Sundays and Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. Mondays, 7 PM, Bob Centano & guests. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Bobby Harrison. Thursdays, 7 PM, Gary Filip. 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 8/2, John Mose Trio. Wed 8/7, Ron Smith Duo. Fri 8/9, Binford/Bruhnke Duo. 630-406-0008.

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

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, Doug Finke Quartet with Judi K. 630-574-2155.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Fri 8/2, 8:30 PM, Barry Winograd Trio. Tue 8/6, 7:30 PM, Al Keeler. 847-256-8870.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 8/3, Mike Allemana Trio. Sun 8/4, David Boykin Trio. Thu 8/8, Juli Wood & John Goldman Two Horn Band. Sun 8/11, Elaine Dame Duo with Jeremy Kahn. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Michael Zerang. Thu 8/8, Jerome Copper. Fri 8/9, Tatsuya Nakatani, Kyle Bruckmann, Kurt Johnson. Sat 8/10, Tatsuya Nakatani, Jim Baker. 773-463-0158.

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

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: 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. 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.

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.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 10 PM, Sumo. Thu 8/8, Nitwitt Science, Stratospheerius, Prime Elements with Allison Belleville. 773-549-5549.

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 8/6, 10 PM, Vandermark Five. Wed 8/7, 8 PM, Keefe Jackson Trio with Brian Dibblee & Frank Rosaly. 773-276-3600.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Don Stille Duo. Sat 8/3 Jefferson/Lies Trio. Fri 8/9, Matt Erion Trio. Sat 8/10, Ron Smith & Lamplighters. 630-377-9222.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 8/4, 6 PM, John Burnett Swing Orchestra. Sun 8/11, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band. 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Sat 8/3, Frank Lucas Trio. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDRY Music Tuesdays through Saturdays upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar, 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: No cover. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Bob Baglione Trio. Thu 8/8, 7:30 PM, Bob Baglione Duo. 630-978-2088.

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

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 8/2, 9:30 PM, Guy Fricano Sextet. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Terisa Griffin. Sundays, 8 PM, Intimate Jazz series hosted by Roger DeVito (no cover). Tue 8/6, 6 PM, Rich Pardo Trio; 10 PM, mambo jazz series hosted by Manny Lopez. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. Thu 8/8, 6 PM, Bethany Pickens Three. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 8/2, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Karrin Allyson Quintet (see Critic's Choice); 1 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Karrin Allyson Quintet (see Critic's Choice); midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 8/4, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mondays, 9 PM, Terry Callier & Beyond. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Four Charms. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 8/9, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet with Von Freeman; 1 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 8/10, 8 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet with Brad Wheeler; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 8/11, 2 PM, Chicago Jazz Composers Collective; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. 773-878-5552.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 8/2, 9 PM, Vinx. Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Sun 8/4, 8 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble. Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7 PM). Tue 8/6 and Wed 8/7, 8 PM, Ernest Dawkins' New Horizons Ensemble. Sun 8/11, 4 PM, Lucy Smith, Claudia Perez; 8:30 PM, Jews Brothers Band. 312-362-9707.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9 PM. Sun 8/4, Meta-Stable Zoo, Paul Hartsaw & Desiring Machines. Sun 8/11, Jason Ajemian with Jeff Parker & Matt Bauder. 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 8/2 through Sun 8/4, Roy Haynes Quartet (no 10 PM show 8/4). Tue 8/6 through Sun 8/11, Jeff "Tain" Watts Quintet (see Critic's Choice). 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 8/3, 9:30 PM, Layni Katz with Andy Meacham. Sundays, noon, Tim Green Trio. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Dennis Carrol, George Fludas, Scott Burns & Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Mike Raynor. Sat 8/10, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, Brian Citro Quartet & Poetique. 773-728-2663.

LEXI'S 1330 W. Madison: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Cecile Savage. 312-829-4600.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Pianists/vocalists perform after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays; no cover. Fri 8/2, Dan Myers. Sat 8/3, Dave Crawford. Sundays, Scott Holman. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, Robin Lukas. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Fridays through Sundays, 6 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays, Stan Karcz & Jim Rollins. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Stan Karcz. Sundays and Wednesdays, Tom Linsk. Mondays and Thursdays, Peter Miletic. 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 8/11, 8:30 PM, Bobby Broom 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.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, Tsunami Jazz Ensemble. 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: Sat 8/10, 8:30 PM, Jews Brothers Band, Darkroom Chemicals. 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 (8/4 with Robert Barry & Harrison Bankhead; 8/11 with Bill Artope & Five Spot Quintet). 773-743-3355.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: No cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steelin' Jazz. 312-943-5228.

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

PALAGGI'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 10 W. Hubbard: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Denise Tomasello. 312-527-1010.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Thursdays, Jeff Parker Trio. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. 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. Sun 8/11, Don Tisch Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 8/2, Gephart Long Quartet. Sat 8/3, Ken Chaney Experience. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mondays, Greg Fishman & Paulinho Garcia. Tuedays, Dan Cray Trio. Wednesdays, Steve Evans Quartet. Fri 8/9, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Sat 8/10, George McRae Quartet. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 8/3, Chris Winters Quartet. Tue 8/6, Matt Engbring Duo. Wed 8/7, Yoko Noge Duo. Fri 8/9, Jeannie Tanner Quintet, Frank Portolese Trio. Sat 8/10, Ken Chaney Experience. 847-266-1313.

PORTO BELLO 561 Main, Lake Zurich: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba. 847-540-9393.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 8/2, Q Blue. Sundays, open jam with the Jeremy Callner Trio. Fri 8/9, Taku Akiyama Quintet. 773-276-9730.

RANCH BARBECUE HOUSE 2121 S. Plum Grove, Palatine: Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Frank Lamphere Trio performs songs of the Rat Pack. 847-397-4111.

RASCAL'S 1136 Maple, LaGrange Park: Fri 8/9, 8:30 PM, Frank Lamphere Trio performs songs of the Rat Pack. 708-534-7000.

RED FROG PUB & GRILL 5353 W. Irving Park: Mondays, 9 PM, John Paris Trio (no cover). 773-545-3761.

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

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant. Fridays, 8 PM, Mood Swing Quartet with Bob Thornton (no cover). 312-491-1122.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Juli Wood/John Goldman 2-Horn Band. 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: Music at 9 PM. Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Aurora Borealisbox, Umanamion, Aram Shelton Group. 773-862-3616.

TOWN HOUSE BOOKS & CAFE 105 N. 2nd, Saint Charles: Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Leeman-Boss Guitar Duo. Sat 8/10, 8 PM, guitarist Jim Kanas. 630-584-8603.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9:30 PM. Mon 8/5, Metro Jazz Quartet. Sat 8/10, 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. Fridays, East Side Project with Savoir Faire. Sat 8/3, Jeff Marx/Harrison Bankhead Quartet. Thu 8/8, Damian Espinosa Trio. Sat 8/10, Tatsu Aoki's Miyumi Project. 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

DIAMANA DIYA Free in-store performance by percussion ensemble. Mon 8/5, 7:30 PM, Eclecticity, 3162 N. Clark. 773-929-3080.

THE IRISH TENORS Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns & Ronan Tynan sing "Celtic classics." Tue 8/6, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

JEWS BROTHERS BAND Wed 8/7, 7:30 PM, Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, 303 Dodge, Evanston. 773-550-1543.

MAMBO ALL-STARS Fri 8/9, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

MERENGUE.COM, RICHIE SANTIAGO and others perform at Luna Cabana. Thu 8/8, 5:30 PM, Sundial Terrace, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-786-1121.

ORCHESTRA OF THE AMERICAS Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 8/9, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

ORKESTAR KOLORIT Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Thu 8/8, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

EL TRI, LA CONGA 18 & over show. Sat 8/10, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 773-561-9500 or 312-559-1212.

ALEX UDVARY plays the Hungarian cimbalom in a free concert. Fri 8/2, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

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.

CAFE USA 3801 Mannheim, Schiller Park: Tuesdays, 10 PM, DJ Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and cumbia with Latin dance lessons by Amir. 847-233-0011.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 8/3, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Sun 8/4, 8 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble.Thu 8/8, 9:30 PM, Balkanci, Orkestar Kolorit. Sat 8/10, 10 PM, Kepa Junkera. Sun 8/11, 8:30 PM, Jews Brothers Band. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Wed 8/7, Enrique Bunbury. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

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.

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

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sat 8/10, 8:30 PM, Jews Brothers Band, Darkroom Chemicals. 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: 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 dura and tropical beats 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.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Mondays, 8:30 PM, Greg Fishman & Paulinho Garcia. 773-472-1000.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: Music after 8 PM; no cover before 9 PM. Sat 8/3, Jesus Enriquez y Su Orquesta. Sat 8/10, Orquesta Isla. 312-491-9600.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, El Guapo & DJ Mercurio with Latin dance lessons by Lisa la Boriqua. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, DJs El Papichulo & Ric Martinez with Latin dance lessons by Lisa la Boriqua. 847-969-1602.

ZHIVAGO 9925 Gross Point, Skokie: Fridays, 10 PM, DJs El Papichulo & Ric Martinez spin salsa and Caribbean music with Latin dance lessons by Evie. 847-982-1400.

classical

ADAMS MAGNIFICENT MUSIC Free concert. Tue 8/6, 7:30 PM, Dawes Park, Church and Sheridan, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

MICHELLE AREYZAGA, ANISHA McFARLAND, KEVIN KEES, ERIC McKEEVER, AND FRANCESCO MILIOTO sopranos, baritones, and piano, in a program of opera excerpts (Mozart and others). Sun 8/4, 2 PM, Chicago Women's Park and Gardens, 1827 S. Indiana. 312-742-1079.

JULIA BENTLEY AND DEBORAH SOBOL soprano and piano, perform music of John Corigliano in a free concert. Mon 8/5, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN CARILLON RECITALS Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe: Mon 8/5, 7 PM, Lisa Lonie. 847-835-5440.

CHICAGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Dieter Kober, Edward Benyas, and Charles Pikler, conductors (Handel, Mozart, Hummel, Beethoven, J. Strauss, R. Strauss, Rachmaninoff, Sarasate, Prokofiev, Harvey, Geovanis). Wed 8/7, 7 PM, Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson. 312-922-5570.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 8/2, 8 PM (with preconcert discussion in Bennett-Gordon Hall at 7:15 PM), Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with violinist Gil Shaham (Mendelssohn, Stravinsky, Beethoven). Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with soprano Karita Mattila (see Critic's Choice), baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and violinist Samuel Magad (Wagner, Dvorak, Verdi, Tchaikovsky). Sun 8/4, 7 PM (with preconcert discussion in the Santa Fe Tent at 6:15 PM), Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with percussionist Evelyn Glennie (Brahms, MacMillan). Fri 8/9, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with baritone Thomas Quasthoff in an all-Mahler program. Sat 8/10, 8 PM (with preconcert discussion in Bennett-Gordon Hall at 7:15 PM), Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with soprano Marina Mescheriakova, tenors Vinson Cole and Scott Ramsay, basses Sergei Leiferkus and Robert Pomakov, and the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus (Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff). Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with violinist Jennifer Frautschi, pianist Olga Kern, and cellist Han-Na Chang (Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff); followed by a "postlude concert" in Martin Theatre featuring soprano Marina Mescheriakova and tenor Vinson Cole in a Rachmaninoff program. 847-266-5100.

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

COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL features pianist Pamela Jones, soprano Carolyn Rose-Rinex, and violinist Ed Wilcox (Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven). Free admission. Sun 8/4, 4:30 PM, College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake. 847-548-0594.

GALILEO GALILEI Beatrice Affron conducts Philip Glass's new opera. Fri 8/2, 8 PM, Sat 8/3, 2 and 8 PM, and Sun 8/4, 2 PM, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. 312-443-3800.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Fri 8/2, 7:30 PM, Christopher Bell conducts music of Cole Porter. Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM, and Sun 8/4, 6:30 PM, Richard Buckley, conductor, with singers from the Lyric Opera Center for American Artists in a program of opera excerpts (Verdi, Bizet, and others). Fri 8/9, 7:30 PM, and Sun 8/11, 6:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 6. Sat 8/10, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with guitarist Christopher Parkening (Harmann, E. Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin). 312-742-4763.

CAROLYN HART AND DENISE GAMEZ soprano and mezzo-soprano, with pianist Daniel Paul Horn in a free concert (Bach, Mozart, Britten, Falla, Poulenc). Sat 8/10, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Rush and Pearson. 312-415-2391 or 312-782-3532.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash: Sun 8/4, 4 PM, James Russell Brown. 312-664-6963.

KATINKA KLEIJN AND ERIC BUDYNSKI cello and organ, in a free concert (Gabrieli, Buxtehude, Bach). Tue 8/6, 5:45 PM, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

KARITA MATTILA soprano, with pianist Martin Katz (Schubert, Mahler, R. Strauss, Duparc, Sibelius). See Critic's Choice. Wed 8/7, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE COMPOSITION RECITAL Free admission. Fri 8/2, 1 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA, CHOIR, WIND ENSEMBLE, AND SOLOISTS Don Owens, Phil Peters, and Robert A. Harris conduct a free concert (Schubert, Grainger, and others). Fri 8/2, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ATSUKO OKAMOTO piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (D. Scarlatti, Scriabin, Brahms). Free admission. Wed 8/7, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

L'OPERA PICCOLA Eric Townell conducts Verdi's Rigoletto. Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, 7:30 PM, and Sun 8/11, 3 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 312-902-1500.

THOMAS QUASTHOFF AND CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH baritone and piano (Schubert, Winterreise). Mon 8/5, 8 PM (with preconcert discussion at 7:15 PM), Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL CHAPEL CARILLON RECITALS Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn: Sun 8/4, 6 PM, Lisa Lonie. 773-702-7059.

SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Joseph Swensen, conductor, with pianist Imogen Cooper and baritone Wolfgang Holzmair (Mozart, Mahler, Schoenberg, Schubert). Thu 8/8, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

ELAINE SKORODIN, ANDREA SWAN, MATTHEW HAGLE, JILL RACHUY BRINDEL, AND SARAH BRINDELL violin, pianos, cello, and soprano, perform music of Bernard Brindel in a free concert. Sun 8/11, 2 PM, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. 847-256-5025.

MUSICIANS FROM STEANS INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Concerts precede performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, 5:45 PM, Sun 8/4, 4:45 PM, Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, 5:45 PM, and Sun 8/11, 4:45 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

NATHANIEL WEBSTER, KEVIN GREENLAW, LISA SHIHOTEN, AMY SUE BARSTON, IEVA JOKUBAVICIUTE, AND HSING-AY HSU baritones, violin, cello, and pianos, in the world premiere of Ned Rorem's Aftermath. Sat 8/3, 5:45 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari, conductor, with soprano Elizabeth Norman, tenor Cornelius Johnson, and baritone Robert Sims (Gershwin and others). Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, 8 PM, Hubble Middle School, Roosevelt and Naperville Rds., Wheaton. 630-790-1430.

WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren, Woodstock: Fri 8/2 and Sat 8/3, 8 PM (with preconcert presentation at 7 PM), Woodstock Mozart Festival Orchestra with conductor Rossen Milanov, pianist Grant Moffett, violinist Michelle Lekas, and cellist Mark Lekas (Mozart, Vivaldi, Haydn). Fri 8/9 and Sat 8/10, 8 PM, Woodstock Mozart Festival Orchestra with violinist-conductor Mark Peskanov and horn soloists Martin Rhees and Michael Buckwalter (Mozart, Bach, Sarasate). Sat 8/10, 4 PM, violinist Mark Peskanov and pianist Anita Whalen with the Festival Orchestra Players in an all-Mozart chamber program. 815-338-5300.

WORLD YOUTH CHOIR Tonu Kaljuste, conductor (Mahler, Nystedt, Part, Sidelnikov, Toch). Sat 8/3, 7:30 PM, Holy Family Church, 1019 S. May. 312-738-4080.

fairs & festivals

BELIZE DAY IN THE PARK Washington Park, 56th and Payne Dr.: Sun 8/4, 11 AM-10 PM, Survivors, Carl Watson & the New Dynamics, Ivanees, Millennium Boys. 773-881-0412.

CHICAGOLAND GOSPEL YOUTH FESTIVAL Gately Park, 810 E. 103rd: Sat 8/3, 2 PM, Little Mahalia; 2:15 PM, First Chorale; 2:30 PM, Precious Gift; 3:05 PM, K Mistry 1; 3:20 PM, Lori Taylor; 3:35 PM, Anointed House of Prayer Concert Choir; 3:50 PM, William Smith Jr. & Renewed Voices for Christ; 4:15 PM, Chains Are Broken Ministry; 4:30 PM, Lawanda Campbell; 5 PM, Tony Tidwell & Righteous Living; 5:15 PM, Antonio Rocquemore & the Powerhouse Choir; 5:30 PM, Henry Johnson & Triumph; 5:45 PM, Maura Gala; 6 PM, Stanley Pearson; 6:15 PM, Reverend Frank Phillips & Anointed; 6:30 PM, Tee & Company; 6:45 PM, Pastor Eric Davis; 7 PM, Isaac Watson; 7:15 PM, Philemon Bolls & New Beginnings; 7:30 PM, Changed Men; 7:45 PM, Renewed; 8:15 PM, Warriors of Christ; 8:30 PM, Virtuous Standard; 9 PM, Leanne Faine; 9:15 PM, Anointed Sound Productions; 9:30 PM, New Direction & Praise II Choirs. 773-264-4503.

EVANSTON LAKESHORE ARTS FESTIVAL Dawes Park, Church and Sheridan, Evanston: Sat 8/3, 11:45 AM, Katherine Hughes Trio; 1 PM, Joel Frankel; 2 PM, Amy Lowe; 3:30 PM, BMR4; 4 PM, Small Potatoes. Sun 8/4, 11:45 AM, Katherine Hughes Trio; 3:30 PM, Hector Fernandez Duo; 4 PM, Dave Rudolf. 847-328-4650.

HARD DAY AT THE BEACH North Beach Downers Grove, 1211 Butterfield, Downers Grove: Sat 8/3, 4 PM, Drawing a Blank; 5:30 PM, Drop; 7 PM, Saraphine; 8:45 PM, Convoy; 10:30 PM, Local H. Sun 8/4, 3:30 PM, the Dog & Everything; 5 PM, Swizzle Tree; 6:30 PM, Ophur; 8 PM, Lucky Boys Confusion; 9:30 PM, Goldfinger. 312-868-3010.

IRISH FEST Arlington Park, 2200 W. Euclid, Arlington Heights: Sat 8/3, noon, Dyed in the Wool; 1 PM, Bohola with Susan McNeely & friends; 2 PM, Shannon Rovers. 312-902-1943.

JAZZ UNITES JAZZFEST 2002 on the grounds of South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr.: Sun 8/4, 11:30 AM-7 PM, Gloria Lynne, Houston Person, Michael Ross, Benny Green, Russell Malone, Henry Johnson, David Young, Tito Carillo & others. 773-734-2000.

KANE COUNTY FAMILY RIBFEST on the grounds of Kane County Events Center, 34W002 Cherry, Geneva: Thu 8/8, 6:30 PM, Cry Out Loud; 8:30 PM, Little River Band. Fri 8/9, 7 PM, Santana with Gregg Rolie; 8:45 PM, Infinity. Sat 8/10, 4:30 PM, Dixie Wreck; 7 PM, the Knack; 8:45 PM, Huge. Sun 8/11, noon, Lil Romeo, Lil Corey, Master P, Silkk the Shocker; 2 PM, Bob West (Elvis tribute); 3:30 PM, Steve Richards (Neil Diamond tribute); 5 PM, New York Cast of Beatlemania Live. 630-208-9567.

LAKE COUNTY FOLK FESTIVAL features music on several stages in Paulus Park, Rte. 12 north of Rte. 22, Lake Zurich: Sun 8/4, noon, American Academy of Irish Music, Bob Gand & Lana Rae; 12:20 PM, Keith & Ricardo; 12:30 PM, Sandy Alan; 12:40 PM, Beggar's Alley; 1 PM, Chris McNamara; 1:15 PM, Sherri Farley Trio; 1:20 PM, Jack Kennedy; 1:40 PM, Nowakowskis; 2 PM, Switchback, Kate Moretti; 2:20 PM, Yerry Breen; 2:40 PM, Joe Barth; 2:45 PM, Don Stiernberg Trio; 3 PM, Judy & Keith; 3:20 PM, Pete Jonnson; 3:30 PM, Kat Eggleston; 3:40 PM, Chuck Vandervennet; 4 PM, Bill Wilkinson; 4:15 PM, Sons of the Never Wrong; 4:20 PM, Shank's Pony; 4:40 PM, Marcia Krieger; 5 PM, Small Potatoes, Mike & David Hughes; 5:20 PM, Ron Anderson; 5:40 PM, Generation Gap; 5:45 PM, Tanglefoot; 6:30 PM, Garnet Rogers. Festival also features workshops, song circles, and children's entertainment. 847-949-5355.

NORTHALSTED MARKET DAYS Halsted between Belmont and Addison: Sat 8/10, noon, Jen Porter, Clip, Route 66; 12:40 PM, Moses Valdez; 1:30 PM, Stewed Tomatoes; 2 PM, Manplanet; 2:10 PM, Dylan Rice; 2:45 PM, Papo Sanchez; 2:50 PM, Ellen Rosner; 3:20 PM, Rachael Sage; 3:30 PM, Lurrie Bell; 4 PM, Patti Elvis; 5:20 PM, Lisa Sanders; 5:30 PM, Janah; 5:45 PM, Georgie Porgie; 6 PM, Sean Wiggins; 7 PM, Nicholas Tremulis; 7:10 PM, Patrice Pike; 7:30 PM, Kevin Aviance; 8:20 PM, Billie Myers; 8:30 PM, Tubes, DJ Jeff Barry; 9:30 PM, Emily Autumn. Sun 8/11, noon, Pulsation, Cover Girls, Chicago Gay Men's Chorus; 1 PM, Jennifer Marks; 2 PM, Valerie James, Carpacho; 3 PM, Locals, Liz Mandville Greeson; 4 PM, Iffy; 4:30 PM, Lynne Jordan; 5 PM, Edie Carey; 6 PM, Dajae; 6:15 PM, Matt Zarley, Ralph Covert; 7:15 PM, Chicago Kings; 7:30 PM, Andrew Kerr, Teddy Goldstein & Anne Heaton; 8:15 PM, Cathy Richardson Band; 8:30 PM, DJ Laura B; 9 PM, Mabel Mabel. 773-883-0500.

OLDTIMERS OF LILYDALE 20TH ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD FESTIVAL Abbott Park, 49 E. 95th St.: Sat 8/3, 10:30 AM, Larry Woods & others; noon-5 PM, CJ's All-Star Revue & others. 773-568-1172.

PARTY IN THE PARK Memorial Park, La Grange Rd. and Woodlawn, La Grange: Fri 8/2, 5 PM, Thomas Yurik Band, Number One Son; 6:30 PM, Moon River; 7 PM, Jack Straw; 9 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 8/3, noon, Dry County; 2 PM, Crazy Diamond, Kimi Hayes; 4:30 PM, Heartsfield; 5:30 PM, TenCat Dance Orchestra; 6:30 PM, Howard & the White Boys; 7:30 PM, 15 Minutes Late; 8 PM, Swizzletree; 8:30 PM, Mighty Blue Kings; 9:30 PM, the Dog & Everything. Sun 8/4, noon, Terrata; 2 PM, C.O. Jones; 3:30 PM, Ralph Covert; 4 PM, American English; 5:30 PM, Route 66; 7 PM, Arra, Joe Hurt. 773-665-4682.

RETRO ON ROSCOE Roscoe and Damen: Sat 8/3, noon, Covered in Honey, Split Habit, Brit Beat; 1:15 PM, Hushdrops; 1:30 PM, Juleps; 2 PM, Pleasin' Betty; 2:45 PM, Ness; 3 PM, Dry County; 4 PM, Catfight, Still Not Sorry; 4:30 PM, Wayne Healy; 5 PM, Ralph Covert; 5:30 PM, Cells; 6 PM, Afrodisiacs, Casolando; 7 PM, Bumpus; 8 PM, Mr. Blotto, Nick Willet; 9 PM, Four Charms. Sun 8/4, noon, Kelli Owen, Ten Minute Vision, Air This Side of Caution; 1 PM, Sono; 1:30 PM, Red Wanting Blue, Brian O'Hearn & the Model Citizens Big Band; 2 PM, Lite FM; 3 PM, Trippin Billies, Box-o-Car; 3:30 PM, Friends of Pete; 4:30 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel; 5 PM, Domestic Problems; 5:30 PM, Los Straitjackets, Generations; 7 PM, Mr. Blotto; 7:30 PM, Mighty Blue Kings, Quantum Leep. 773-665-4682.

ROGERS PARK JAZZ SERIES Sheridan and Lunt: Sat 8/3, 2 PM, Matt Ross & the Renegades; 3 PM, Cor do Brasil; 4 PM, Hanah Jon Taylor, Joey B. Banks & Christopher Clemente; 6 PM, Grazyna Auguscik; 8 PM, Johnny Frigo. Sun 8/4, 2 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys; 3 PM, Conjunto; 4 PM, John McLean; 6 PM, Kick the Cat; 8 PM, Randy Brecker with Frank Catalano. 773-973-2233.

WESTSIDE WORLD'S FAIR Hanson Park, Fullerton and Central: Fri 8/2, 2 PM, Chysty, West Humble Park Players & others; 4-9 PM, Phase II, Black Plague, Outside, Lifeline, Question Mob, K-Smooth, RA-1, Next Level, Mis, Messianic Sons, Shyst, AMN, Roger Harris, Fatal Four, David James Jr., Moni, Derrick, Malachi, Vince, Outfitters U.S.A., Jah Rista, Usuall Suspectz, Da Wreck, Traffixx, Question, CWAL Mob. Sat 8/3, 3-9 PM, Rico, Young Hustlers, David James Jr., Da Wreck, Lil' Wish, Megan, Tina Renee, Jah Rista, Eyekandy, New Lost Generation, Traffixx, Mr. C. Casper, Question, Legit Ballaz, Do or Die & others. Sun 8/4, 3 PM, L. Andre Patterson & Shopchoir, Angel, Vernetta Williams, Mario, 3KL & others; 5-9 PM, Jerry Knight, Marzette Griffith, Chuck Wright, Derrick Taylor, Stormy Weather & others. 773-637-9744.

miscellaneous

TOM CHAPIN & FRIENDS in a children's concert. Sat 8/10, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

RAPLH COVERT Free children's concert. Sun 8/11, 2 PM, Ravenswood Manor, 4604 N. Manor. 312-742-7529.

FLIPPOMUSIC, KEVIN PURCELL & THE NIGHTBURNERS, FREEWORLD, RALPH'S WORLD perform at Manorbash. Sun 8/11, 12:30 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 773-463-8166 or 773-271-7127.

JOEL FRANKEL in a free children's concert. Thu 8/8, 6:30 PM, Wendt Park, 667 W. Roscoe. 312-742-7529.

NELSON GILL in a children's concert. Sat 8/3, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

NELSON GILL & THE CARIBBEAN RHYTHM BAND Free children's concert. Fri 8/9, 2:30 PM, Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard. 312-742-7529.

PAUL MARGOLIS in a free children's concert. Thu 8/8, 6:30 PM, Kolmar Park, 4143 N. Kolmar. 312-742-7529.

MASTHOUSE SING-ALONG Sat 8/3, 6:45 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-5164.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sun 8/4, 1 PM, children's show with Stacy Buehler. 847-869-0450.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 8/4, 4:30 PM, Summer on Southport kids' show with Justin Roberts, Gunnar Madsen (outdoor stage). 773-525-2508.

SONGS UNDER THE STARS Free concert presented by Devonshire Playhouse. Sun 8/11, 7 PM, Devonshire Park, Grove & Kostner, Skokie. 847-675-4800.

SUMMER SCENES Performance by students of the Chicago Studio of Professional Singing. Sun 8/4, 6 PM, auditorium, Wilmette Park District Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview, Wilmette. 773-764-5022.

WIGGLES Children's concert. Sun 8/11, 1 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-559-1212.

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