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Concerts

ALKALINE TRIO, REGGIE & THE FULL EFFECT, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, NO MOTIV All-ages. Thu 10/30, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

IAN ANDERSON 18 & over. Sun 11/2, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

ASCAP CABARET: COMING HOME Chicago Humanities Festival performance hosted by Karen Mason, with Susan Werner, Marcy Heisler, Tom Andersen, Jason Graae, Mark Hollmann, Barry Kleinbort; sold out. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University School of Law, 375 E. Chicago. 312-494-9509.

FREDDIE BAIN Benefit for River North Dance Company and the Heartland Alliance. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Cheetah Gym, 5248 N. Clark. 773-728-7777.

BARENAKED LADIES Sold out. Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

BELLE & SEBASTIAN See Critic's Choice. Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

MICHELLE BRANCH Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center, Northern Illinois University, Lucinda & Normal, De Kalb. 815-753-3146 or 815-753-1580.

MICHAEL BUBLE Wed 10/29 and Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Black Orchid, 230 W. North. 312-944-6200.

PETER CETERA performs with a 50-piece orchestra. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

C.J., FAIRLY UNBALANCED, POT LUCK perform at "The Gong Show." Sat 11/1, midnight, WNEP Theater, 3209 N. Halsted. 773-755-1693.

CLEM SNIDE, CALIFONE, OKKERVIL RIVER See Spot Check on Okkervil River; all-ages. Sat 10/25, 9:30 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-276-3600.

DAVID CROWDER BAND, CHARLIE HALL, LOUIE GIGLIO Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day, Deerfield. 847-317-6800.

DA BAND, MVP, DJ JOHNNY VICIOUS perform at the Pimp & Ho Ball. Sat 11/1, 8:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

ANTHONY DAVIS AND CHARLES BRANHAM: MALCOLM AND MUHAMMAD Discussion with performances of selected arias from X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, with Thomas Young, Timothy Blevins, Patrick Blackwell, as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sun 11/2, 4:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 312-494-9509.

DJ MADRID spins at "Artival," with performances by Black Forest Theater Company, Troup Habibi & others. Sat 10/25, 10 PM-2 AM, Peter Jones Gallery, 1806 W. Cuyler. 773-788-0910.

ERIC KEITH & WATERHOUSE Free concert. Wed 10/29, 12:30 PM, Concert Hall, Columbia College, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-344-6179.

MICHAEL FEINSTEIN, JIMMY WEBB Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Black Orchid, 230 W. North. 312-944-6200 or 312-559-1212.

GOV'T MULE, CHRIS ROBINSON & NEW EARTH MUD 18 & over. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

GUSTER Free in-store performance. Fri 10/24, 12:30 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

GUSTER, KATHLEEN EDWARDS All-ages. Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

RON HAWKING performs "His Way: A Tribute to the Man and His Music" (Frank Sinatra tribute). Saturdays, 6 and 9 PM, Sundays, 3 PM, and Fridays, 8 PM, NBC Tower, 455 Cityfront Plaza. 312-222-1188.

HOLLYWOOD HILLS ORCHESTRA performs "Romancing the Movies" under the direction of pianist Mac Frampton, with trumpeter Cecil Welch and violinist Martin Sause. Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Paramount Arts Center, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

INSANE CLOWN POSSE, BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, KOTTONMOUTH KINGS, TECHN9NE All-ages. Thu 10/30, 6 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

RICK JAMES, TEENA MARIE Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

KILA Free concert. Mon 10/27, 7 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

STEVE KIMOCK BAND 18 & over. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

LEGENDS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL Sun 10/26, 7 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

OTTMAR LIEBERT & LUNA NEGRA QUARTET Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

RUSS LONG performs music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; free concert. Fri 10/31, noon, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

LYLE LOVETT Wed 10/29, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-263-1138 or 312-902-1500.

MARK LOWRY, LORDSONG, STAN WHITMIRE Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

LUCKY TO BE THERE: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BERNSTEIN, COMDEN, AND GREEN Benefit gala for the Chicago Humanities Festival performed under the direction of Michael Barrett, with Amanda Green, Phyllis Newman, Judy Kaye, Sylvia McNair, Sherrill Milnes, Joseph Kaiser, Jason Graae. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-494-9509 or 312-661-1028, ext. 20.

STEVEN LUTVAK performs as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival; sold out. Sat 11/1, noon, Noble Theater Company, 16 W. Randolph. 312-726-1156.

MATTER Free in-store performance. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

MOE. 10/31 with opener AC/DShe; both shows all-ages. Fri 10/31 and Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS, RUSTED ROOT, GRANDADDY with Midnight Circus. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-836-4299 or 312-559-1212.

PARTICLE, SIGNAL PATH 18 & over. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

SUZANNE PETRI Free concert and tribute to Marlene Dietrich. Fri 10/24, noon, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

CHRIS PROCTOR Sun 10/26, 2 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

PSALM ONE, DJ Q, CATERPILLARINCHWORM, LORD 360, VIKING MOSES, SPENCER KINGMAN Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Independent Video Alliance, 7009 N. Glenwood. 312-501-5207.

RACHEL'S, SELUAH, MATT POND & EVE MILLER See Spot Check on Rachel's; all-ages. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Open End Gallery, 2000 W. Fulton. 312-738-2140.

REO SPEEDWAGON Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

DEBBIE REYNOLDS Fri 10/24, 2 PM, Sat 10/25, 6 PM, and Sun 10/26, 3:30 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

PETER SALTZMAN with Michael Fiorino, Steve Roberts, Tom Jasek perform as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sun 11/2, 12:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-494-9509.

JOE SATRIANI, STEVE VAI, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN All-ages. Fri 10/24, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

SIMON & GARFUNKEL Sold out. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

SLAYER, HATEBREED, ARCH ENEMY, SWORN ENEMY All-ages. Wed 10/29, 6 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

SPIRITUALIZED, SOLEDAD BROTHERS 18 & over. Tue 10/28, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

PAM STERN Free in-store performance. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

RICHARD THOMPSON Preceded by a lecture with Greil Marcus at 5:30 PM; sold out. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

TRACHTENBURG FAMILY SLIDESHOW PLAYERS, KIMYA DAWSON, REVEREND JEN All-ages. Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

TRAVIS, ROONEY All-ages. Tue 10/28, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

PAUL VEZMER Free in-store performances. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

WANDERING ENDORPHIN Free in-store performances. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

WEIRD SISTERS Fri 10/31, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fridays, 7 PM, Oh! Pair (in the pub). Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Bob Log III, Flossie & the Unicorns, Goblins (18 & over). Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Beulah, John Vanderslice, High Water Marks (18 & over). Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Tony Furtado & the American Gypsies, Reed Foehl. Wed 10/29, 9 PM, American Analog Set, Chin Up Chin Up, Ester Drang (18 & over). Thu 10/30, 9 PM, Mojave 3 (see Spot Check), Autumn Defense, John Stirratt (18 & over). Fri 10/31, 7 PM, Marshall Crenshaw & His Two or Three Friends, Riptones. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Black Keys, Bobby Bare Jr., Thee Shams. Sun 11/2, 9 PM, John Brown's Body, Deals Gone Bad. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJs spin until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, Ed Vantage. Thursdays, DJ Rhythm. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin until 1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays, until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Rozco, Pat B. Tuesdays, Pat B. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Ryan Hagen (with DJ 2 Much Funk Saturdays in the Loft). 847-397-3100.

ANTHONY'S RESTAURANT AND JAZZ CLUB 231 Douglas, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. Thursdays, DJ Rodney B. 847-717-6759.

BANDOLEROS LOUNGE 225 W. Ontario: Saturdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-337-8080.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Deans, Hawks & Snakes, Personals. Sat 10/25, Kevin Lee, Kristin Cotts, RPS. Sundays, 10 PM-2 AM, Analog Addicts spin soul and hip-hop. Fri 10/31, Farm Crew. Sat 11/1, Twitch. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Wed 10/29, 8:30 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan (no cover). Fri 10/31, 9:30 PM, Johnny Star & the Meteors. 847-381-8585.

THE BASSMENT 6057 N. California: Sundays, 4-7 PM, open mike for turntables, spoken word, and poetry. 773-764-2277.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Bleary, Soundframe, My Left Arm, Bob's Yer Uncle. Sat 10/25, Filament, Lemondrop, Street Van, Braam. Mondays, 10 PM, Pat McCurdy. Wed 10/29, Comorevi Butterfly, Sticky Tongue Farm, Red Vinegar. Thu 10/30, Regals, Business Machines, Callaghan. Fri 10/31, Smuggling Molasses, A New January, Cripple Town, Billy Seagrave. Sat 11/1, Busker Soundcheck with Bruce Lamont perform "as Led Zeppelin," Decibators perform "as Judas Priest." 773-281-4444.

BIG BAR Hyatt Regency, 151 E. Wacker: Thursdays, 9 PM-midnight, Moods. 312-565-1234, ext. 4999.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Maryz Eyez, Little Sisters of Philadelphia, Low Profile, Eleanor's Basement. Sat 10/25, Rebecca, Burnside Bridge, Break of Day, Bluebottle, Saltwater Vampires. Fri 10/31, John Hothespall, Good Bookins. 773-770-2039.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Performers nightly in the first-floor dining room: Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Marna's Trio. Sat 10/25, 7 PM, and Wed 10/29, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. Mon 10/27, 8 PM, Bob Solone. Tue 10/28, 7 PM, Audrey Morris. Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, Mary Clare Barker. Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Gina Gibson. 773-435-0130.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Music upstairs in the show lounge: Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Chicago Studio of Professional Singing. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Terry Donlon. 773-435-0130.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Mondays, 9 PM, DJ Journey spins, plus hip-hop open mike and freestyle battles. 773-235-9100.

BINNY'S BEVERAGE DEPOT 3000 N. Clark: Saturdays, 1-5 PM, and Fridays, 3-7 PM, pianist Jeff Manuel. 773-935-9400.

BISTRO MARGOT 1437 N. Wells: Fri 10/24 and Fri 10/31, 9 PM-1 AM, Heather Moran. Sat 10/25, 9 PM-1 AM, Gail Becker. 312-587-3660.

BLUE IGUANA 17265 Oak Park, Tinley Park: Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Dizzy Stick. 708-429-1000.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Tossers, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Cowslingers, Fake Brain (18 & over). Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Baldwin Brothers, J. Davis Trio. Mon 10/27, 8 PM, Your Enemy's Friends, Evening. Tue 10/28, 8 PM, Dr. Chuds Ex Ward, Rosedales, Rock Star Club. Thu 10/30, 6 PM, Pretty Girls Make Graves (see Critic's Choice), Mahjongg, Cobra High, Cinema Eye (all-ages); 10 PM, Remember the Tiger Tales, Kaito (see Critic's Choice), Thermals (18 & over). Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Captured! by Robots performs the robot musical "The Ten Commandments," Guns and Moses, Detholz, Velcro Lewis & the Silver Bullet Band (18 & over). Sat 11/1, 6 PM, Queers, Methadones (all-ages); 10 PM, Alternative TV, Broke Revue, M.O.T.O., Chalet Chalet. Sun 11/2, 8 PM, Maritime, Rocket Summer, Owen, Troubled Hubble (18 & over). 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Lotus. Sundays, 10:30 PM, and Fri 10/31, Terrapin Flyer hosts the Dead jam. Mondays, Terry Fogell spins on karaoke night. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. Sat 11/1, Tea Leaf Green, Del Mar. 773-384-8600.

BRISKU'S BISTRO 4100 N. Kedzie: Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Wookie Hangover, Code Blue. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Drunks With Instruments, Left Living. 773-279-9141.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 W. Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays. Fri 10/24, Tim Nolan. Sun 10/26, Paul Allodi hosts an open mike. Fri 10/31, Jim Henning & James Wayman. 847-550-1127.

BUCKTOWN PUB 1658 W. Cortland: Music at 9:30 PM. Sundays, open mike. Mondays, DJ Sandy spins local rock and punk (local bands may bring CDs). Wednesdays, Jimmy the Finger spins. 773-394-9898.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken-word performances Sundays at 9 PM (followed by an open mike). Sun 10/26, Preston Klik's Ritual, Natasia Rana, Erin Jordan. 773-348-8536.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sat 10/25, Casey, Phil & George. Sat 11/1, Superfly & the Milkshake. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin after 8 PM. Sundays, DJ Rozco, Pat B. Wednesdays, DJ Rockstar. Thursdays, Mike G., Mike Z., Derek V. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, Lubriphonic. Sat 10/25, Hushpuppies. Fri 10/31, Torturing Elvis. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Wed 10/29, Nels Cline's Casio Conspiracy, Carla Bozulich (solo set; see Spot Check). Fri 10/31, Carla Bozulich's Red Headed Stranger (see Spot Check). 773-463-0158.

CARY'S LOUNGE 2251 W. Devon: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Mondays, acoustic open mike. 773-743-5737.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, the Tony Smith Show. Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Jimmy Niteclub. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Ronnie Ross. 847-647-8282.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thu 10/30, 10 PM, Lily Schaffer. 773-743-5650.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Ecliptic. 773-477-3661.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fourth Friday of every month, Chicago Kings. 773-325-2233.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Fri 10/24, 8 PM, "Mass Influence" MC & DJ battle. Tuesdays, 7 PM, open mike (no cover). Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. 847-836-8820.

CLEO'S 1935 W. Chicago: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Chapman. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Wes Hollywood. 312-243-5600.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Chuck & Lauree. Sundays, Dave Awl spins rock and new wave. Mondays, Stacy & Sigh spin punk and glam. Tuesdays, Sandie, Daisun & Vee spin pop and rock. Wednesdays, DJ Jay spins punk, garage, and local rock. 773-489-0379.

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

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 10 PM, Big Sug hosts an open mike. 312-341-9787.

CRAVE BAR & FOOD JOYNT 1204 Rand, Arlington Heights: Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-259-2602.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Scotty Mix. 847-952-8555.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 10/24, 9:30 PM, Maggie Speaks. Sat 10/25, 9:30 PM, Pulse. Thu 10/30, 10 PM, Artist Child. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Mike & Joe. Sun 11/2, Bounty Killer, Vybez Kartel. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 10/24, 10:30 PM, Sofa Kings. Sat 10/25, 10:30 PM, Maggie Speaks. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 10/31, 10:30 PM, Fabulous Janes. 847-541-4700.

CURRAGH IRISH PUB 1700 Woodfield, Schaumburg: Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Voices. 847-706-1700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Gwen Pippen; 9:30 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Saturdays, 8 PM, Gwen Pippen; 10 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, George Howe. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Andrew Blendermann. In the Cabaret: Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Sun 10/26, 7 PM, and Mon 10/27, 8 PM, Karen Mason. Fri 10/24, 10:30 PM, Foiled Again (tribute to Joni Mitchell). Sat 10/25, 10:30 PM, Sharon Carlson. Wed 10/29, 1:30 PM, and Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, MaryMonica Thomas. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, and Sat 11/1, 8 and 10:30 PM, Sydney Friedman. Fri 10/31, 10:30 PM, Allison Bazarko, Jennifer Chada, Jeanne Croft, Keely Nicole perform "Stone Soul Picnic: The Music of Laura Nyro." 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, Mike D, Tony K. Sundays and Mondays, Ed Vantage. Tuesdays, Johnny Price spins breakbeat. Wednesdays, Ed Vantage, DJ Bliss. Thursdays, Mike D. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 10/26, Peelers. Mon 10/27, DJ Red Sonja spins punk. Tue 10/28, Horizontal Action DJs spin. Wed 10/29, Joe Camarillo. Thu 10/30, DJ Chuck Wren spins ska and reggae. Fri 10/31, Night Callers, Mike Miller. 773-472-2771.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Brother John. 312-836-7870.

DIZZY'S BAR 401 S. Rte. 83, Grayslake: Music starts at 8 PM. Tuesdays, Chris Sipos hosts an open mike. 847-223-7788.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Today's My Super Spaceout Day, Penthouse Sweets, Woolworthy, Jackie Bands, Knife of Simpson, live karaoke. Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Walkmen, Metric, Mt. Egypt, Changes. Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Sonnets, Blackouts, Bamboo Kids, Ofays UK. Wed 10/29, 9 PM, Silents, Milk at Midnight. Thu 10/30, 8:30 PM, Thrills, Adam Green, Sybris. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Local H, High Plains Drifter, Giant Step, Woolworthy, Figdish, Last Vegas, Blackbox perform at the 7th annual Halloween Bash. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Dirtbombs, Sights, Ponys. 773-489-3160.

DUFFY'S 420 W. Diversey: Music at 9 PM. Thu 10/30, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute). Fri 10/31, Only Sons. Sat 11/1, Jank. 773-549-9090.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Only Sons. Sat 10/25, Person to Person. Mondays, 9 PM, Dave Simons (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 10/31, Aunt Janet. Sat 11/1, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJs spin hip-hop, house, and old school (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, DJs spin reggae (no cover). 708-788-4071.

DURKIN'S TAVERN 810 W. Diversey: Music at 9 PM. Thu 10/30, Andrew Fraker. Fri 10/31 and Sat 11/1, DJs spin. 773-525-2515.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 10/24, Elevation (U2 tribute), Reckoning (R.E.M. tribute); 10 PM, Paul Allodi (in the side room). Sat 10/25, X-Side, Marshall Law. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 20 Over (no cover). Wednesdays, Catfight. Thursdays, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute). Fri 10/31, Rubber performs "as Motley Crue." Sat 11/1, Modern Day Romeos, Otherwise Civilized. 847-358-9150.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Toy Band. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, 9 Mile. 773-878-3343.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Vodka Moxie, Parade of Fools, Sara Hollister Band, Your Little Ponies. Sat 10/25, 9:45 PM, Loaded, Super Mercado, Drop, Blackout. Sundays, 9 PM, Sumo. Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Rock Club. Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Legs for Days, Francois Dillinger, Unintentional Status. Wed 10/29, 9 PM, Sequoia, Audiobon. Thu 10/30, 8:30 PM, Stray Toasters, Supernatural Yes, Hum Machine, Deck Sachse. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Outer Drive, Free Wheels, Austin Willacy. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 10/24, 10 PM, DJ Vadim (see Critic's Choice), Emcee Blurum 13 & DJ First Rate, Youngblood Brass Band. Sun 10/26, 9 PM, Richard Devine, Phoenecia, Otto Von Schirach, Nick Forte, DJ Aura. Mon 10/27, 9:30 PM, Singapore Sling (see Spot Check), Denali, Darediablo. Tue 10/28, 9:30 PM, Cherrywine, Iomos Marad, Mississippi Breaks. Thu 10/30, 10 PM, Prefuse 73, Dabrye, Beans, Nobody. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Quasi, Ladybug Transistor, Perfect Panther. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Peanut Butter Wolf, Wildchild, Dudley Perkins, DJ Romes. Sun 11/2, 10 PM, Frank Morey, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-276-3600.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Papa K. Sat 10/25, Eleventh Hour. Sat 11/1, Backyard. 847-516-0300.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Thursdays, 9 PM, "Saba's Speakeasy" music and poetry open mike and open turntables. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Fri 10/24, High in the Lower 80s. Thursdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Indika. Sat 10/25 and Fri 10/31, Dub Dis. Mondays, DJs spin. Wed 10/29, Devon Brown. Thu 10/30, Hydro. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly. Sundays, DJ Statikfire spins industrial, techno, goth, and darkwave. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Tuesdays, DJs spin music from the Fat Wreck and Epitaph labels. Wednesdays, DJ Karyn spins indie rock. Thu 10/30 through Sat 11/1, Jeff Moyer, Pas/Cal. 773-395-2700.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Jack the Lad. Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Elevation (U2 tribute) (no cover). 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Saturdays, DJ Zauz. Wednesdays, DJ Richie Rich. Thursdays, DJ Rozco, Pat B. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; DJ Scotty Mix spins until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Sat 10/25, Peg 7. Wednesdays, DJ Marty B. Thursdays, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Sat 11/1, Kato the Houseboy. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 10/25, Blind Mice. Fri 10/31, Lynch. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7-11 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Tea. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Stomp Aberdeen. Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Kristene's Gig. 630-922-9821.

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

FINN MCCOOL'S IRISH PUB 15 W. Division: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-337-4349.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 10/24, 6 PM, Groovie Ghoulies (see Spot Check), Visqueen, Mexican Cheerleader, Flipsides; 10 PM, Just a Fire, Science of Yabra. Sat 10/25, 5 PM, Much the Same, 504 Plan, Pipedown, Thoughtriot, Myopia; 9 PM, Lozenge, Herc., Hale Zukas, Coughs, Yowie. Sun 10/26, 6 PM, Born Dead Icons, La Fraction, High on Crime, Reaccion. Tue 10/28, 7 PM, Black Print, Heads & Bodies, Cushion Theory. Wed 10/29, 8 PM, Ex Models (see Critic's Choice), King Cobra, Dance Disaster Movement, X27. Thu 10/30, 6 PM, Disavow performs "as Fear," Payback performs "as Suicidal Tendencies," Tyrannosaurus X performs "as Murphy's Law," Haunted Life performs "as Misfits"; 10 PM, Quails, Bonfire Madigan, Gardeners. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Nerves, Drapes, Red-Eyed Legends, Ruby Doe. Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Traitors, Mashers, Dutchmen, Groadies, Bridge on Fire. Sun 11/2, 6 PM, Liars Academy, Bear vs. Shark, Divide by Zero, My Hotel Year; 10 PM, Beatings. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Preston Reed (in the side bar); 10 PM, Rico. Sat 10/25, 9:30 PM, Heartsfield. Sun 10/26, 8 PM, Over the Rhine, Children's Hour. Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Leave, Juleps. Wed 10/29, 10 PM, Julian Dawson (in the side bar). Thu 10/30, 9 PM, Kimi Hayes Band. Fri 10/31, 9:30 PM, Skeletons, Luther Wright & the Wrongs. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Sleepy LaBeef (with live documentary filming). 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 11 PM, DJs spin in the loft. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Steve Z sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Michael Charles Band. Sat 10/25, Freespace. Wed 10/29, Shards perform at the A.C.E. open mike (no cover). Fri 10/31, Underwater People. Sat 11/1, Seven Day Run. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. Fri 10/31, 9:30 PM, Twist & Shout. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 10/24, Immaculate Deceptions, Deadhounds. Sat 10/25, Genral Patton & His Privates, Hawk. Wed 10/29, Nancy Connelly & Garret Lane host a songwriter showcase. Thursdays, open mike with Sara Sara. Fri 10/31, Charlie Smyth. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Kimi Hayes with Paula. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike (hip-hop MC battle). Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Byte. 847-705-0555.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols. Sat 10/25, 7:30 PM, Steve Kimbrough & John Paluch; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 10/26, 6 PM, Honey West & Jim Cebastien; 9:30 PM, Paul Marinaro & John Paluch. Mon 10/27, 7:30 PM, Desiree Irwin; 9:30 PM, Paul Marinaro & Russ Long. Tue 10/28, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, Dan Stetzel hosts an open mike. Wed 10/29, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, Heather Horton; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman; 9:30 PM, Khris Francis. 773-348-1053.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne. Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 PM, and Saturdays, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sun 10/26, 9 PM, Beckie Menzie hosts an open mike. Mon 10/27, 9 PM, Beckie Menzie. 312-836-0933.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, DJs spin after 8 PM. 773-549-3232.

GIO'S SPORTS BAR 4857 N. Damen: Fri 10/31, 9 PM, open mike (no cover). 773-334-0345.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Fri 10/24, 10 PM, RPM, Elastic. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 9 PM, Michael J's Karaoke Cult. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Cover Girls. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Milkplow. 773-549-9624.

GRAPE STREET & VINE 226 E. Ontario: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Arturo. 312-642-7440.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Thu 10/30, 10 PM, Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson & the Original Band. 773-395-0066.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Fridays, 6 PM, Gareth Wood. 312-664-5496.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Zarak, Weird Sisters, Strange Brothers perform at the Uptown Poetry Slam. 773-878-5552.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Nancy Antevski. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Jack Straw. Thursdays, 9 PM, Speargrass with Bobby Georges. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Braves, Planet, Fort Rile Dog. Sat 10/25, Star Devils. Tue 10/28, Timonium, Zelienople, Grimble Grumble. Wed 10/29, 8 PM, Typewriter, Total Recall, Orwell, Jade & Company, Thirteen Hours. Thu 10/30, 9 PM, Front of Truck, Quasar Wut Wut, Transition, Black Tiger perform songs by Ringo Starr, Foreigner, the Cars at the Halloween Spoof Fest. Fri 10/31, Leroy Fix, Redneck Exorcist, Loaded. Sat 11/1, Gnomes, Big Buildings, Rhineland Bastards. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Fridays, 10 PM, DJs spin garage, funk, and R&B. Wed 10/29, 10 PM, Jennifer Bader performs at "U-Lock Rock" (no cover). Sun 11/2, 9 PM, Mark Perak. 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Los Dinamicos de Guerrero (benefit for Conference on Fifty Years Since the Guatemalan & Iranian Coups also features speakers; no cover). Sun 10/26, 5 PM, Tom Dundee, Erwin Helfer, Chris Ferrell, Kristen Lems, Mick Scott, Betsy Redhead perform at Fred Holstein's "rent party." Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Los Dinamicos de Guerrero (no cover). 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 10/24 and Fri 10/31, 6 PM, live karaoke with the Hootenanners. Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Pearly Sweets. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Danny Black; 10 PM, John Ciba. Wed 10/29, 10:45 PM, Kelly Hogan, Scott Ligon, DJ Treetop Lover. Thu 10/30, 10 PM, Leon Chance & the Longshots. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Mr. Rudy Day. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Souls for Rent, Druthers. Sat 10/25, Blind Rhino, Void Where Prohibited. Fri 10/31, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute), Super Deluxe. Sat 11/1, Knobs, Ernie Hendrickson Band, Everet Atkins & the Downslope. 773-929-0944.

HONEST JOHN'S 1000 Busse, Elk Grove: Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Cosmic Haze. 847-956-1170.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tue 10/28, 9 PM, "Strange Brew" hosted by Hermit. Wed 10/29, 8 PM, "Backyard Variety Show" hosted by Douglas Grew. Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Fivestar Boogie performs "Ladies' Night Out." 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Cracker, Cowboy Mouth (18 & over). Sun 10/26, 9 PM, and Mon 10/27, 6:30 PM, KMFDM, Bile (10/26 18 & over, 10/27 all-ages). Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Intocables. Wed 10/29, 7:15 PM, Fuel, Smile Empty Soul, DJ Swamp (all-ages). Thu 10/30, 8:30 PM, Twisted Sister, Sebastian Bach & the Bach Tight 5. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe (18 & over). Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Dread Zeppelin, El Guapo, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute) (18 & over). Sun 11/2, 9 PM, RZA, Das EFX, Northstar (18 & over). 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 4:30 PM, Hashbrowns. 312-923-2000.

HOWL AT THE MOON 26 W. Hubbard: Dueling baby-grand piano players lead a sing-along at 5:45 PM Fridays, 6:45 PM Saturdays, and 8 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Sundays, 8 PM, "You-Sing-It Sundays" live karaoke hosted by Bill Larkin. 312-863-7427.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sun 10/26, 9:30 PM, Christine Magnotta. Sundays and Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Jeremy Raskin; performers receive a free drink. 773-235-9795.

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. Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Catfight, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute). Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Jerkys. Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Members Only perform at the Resurrection Ball. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, John Eddie; 11 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. 312-337-3486.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sundays, 11 AM-2 PM, Larry Hinds hosts the "Sixties Sunday Brunch." 773-348-7592.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Mondays, Greg Shirilla. 773-772-3355.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-728-2663.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Thursdays, DJ Structure. Sundays, DJ Mach 1. Wednesdays, Janelle's Three, DJ Rhythm. 312-337-2583.

LETIZIA'S NATURAL BAKERY 2144 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike. 773-342-1011.

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, Mike Hodgkiss. Tuesdays, DJ Scott Lucas. Wednesdays, Herb & Mike. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Montgomery Street Band. Sundays, 11 AM, Caribbean Castaways perform at a reggae brunch (all-ages). Wednesdays, 8 PM, "Upstarts" new-band showcase. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Evil Beaver. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Fri 10/24, 8 PM, One Below Nothing. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Playback, Grand Machuda, Freaky Deaky. Mondays, 10 PM, Playback & friends. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Starrunner. 773-525-2422.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 9 PM, "Lincoln Lodge" variety showcase. 773-248-1820.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Mach 1. Wednesdays, DJ Victor R., DJ Stixx, Danny G spin hip-hop and house. 773-348-5100.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10:30 PM, Nicholas Barron's Hyperactive. 773-665-4500.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Kill-a-Watts, Manhandlers, Worst, Street Brats. Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Ruins of the 20th Century. Sun 10/26, 6:30 PM, Edge Runner (no cover). Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Felonious Funk. Wed 10/29, 10 PM, Kick the Cat. Thu 10/30, 10 PM, Jimmy Deluxe, Peel. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Last Caress (Misfits tribute), Preachers Kids, Gravetones, Bleed. 773-871-3757.

MADISON AVENUE 34 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Thursdays, 8 PM, acoustic singer-songwriter showcase and open stage with Eric Mickler, Chris Sipos, Johnny Rocker. 847-662-6090.

MAGIC TOUCH 5728 W. Belmont: Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Tempered Faith. 773-725-7837.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Pianists/vocalists perform after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays; no cover. Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-337-8080.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar and lounge; no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Teflan, DJ Erica. 312-957-0460.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Project/Object (Frank Zappa tribute) (10/25 with Sound of Urchin). Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Dark Star Orchestra. Wed 10/29, 8:30 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix. Thu 10/30, 9 PM, Happy Ashtray, Saturday Nights, Handcuffs. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, "Tributosaurus: Jimi Hendrix" with Vlad the Impaler. Sat 11/1, 7:30 PM, Seven Nations; 10 PM, Old No. 8, Steepwater Band. Sun 11/2, 8 PM, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, Kevin Montgomery. 773-404-9494.

MCGEE'S 950 W. Webster: Sun 10/26, 9 PM, Voices. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute). 773-549-8200.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 10/24, 5:30 PM, Aesop Rock, Mr. Lif, Murs, SA Smash, DJ Fakts One, Jean Grae, Pumpkinhead, Soul Purpose (all-ages). Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Vendetta Red, Ataris (all-ages). Sun 10/26, 6:30 PM, Downtown Tripper Mind, Celestial Static, Bigon, Read Letter (all-ages). Tue 10/28, 6:30 PM, Sick of It All, Unseen, Western Waste (all-ages). Wed 10/29, 8 PM, Echo & the Bunnymen, Stills (18 & over). Thu 10/30, 6 PM, King Diamond, Entombed, Nocturne, Single Bullet Theory (all-ages); 11:30 PM, E/Craft, Terrorfakt, PTI, DJ Dave Loehlin (18 & over). Fri 10/31, midnight, George Porter Jr., Anders Osborne, Johnny Vidacovich, Frank Catalano, Tea Leaf Green (18 & over). Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Killing Joke, Amen (18 & over). 773-549-0203.

MICKEY FINN'S 412 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville: Music at 10 PM. Sat 10/25, Original Rockin' Fenderskirts. Sat 11/1, the Pack. 847-362-6688.

MIKE DITKA'S Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 PM, John Vincent (Frank Sinatra tribute). 312-587-8989.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Jimmy Cole, Matt Stuart. Sundays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Mike Doerr & Ryan Shepherd. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Larry B. hosts "Molly's Piano Cabaret." Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Monkeys in Man Suits. Sat 11/1, 10:30 PM, DJs spin at the All Saints' Dance Party. 708-366-8073.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Marty B. Thursdays, DJ Freddie. 773-631-1223.

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays. Sat 10/25, Dave Andersen & the I-Lites. 847-259-9724.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, Chicago Catz. Sat 10/25, Switchback. Wed 10/29, Tim Nolan. Fri 10/31, Skinny Dippers. Sat 11/1, Mama's Dirty Secret. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, Intelligent Dennis, Hoyne, Guam, I Hate Tom Litnick. Sat 10/25, Mindpiece, Los Gatos Diablos. Sun 10/26, Krunchies, Killer Dreamer, Functional Blackouts, Mock Bra, Trailer Park Tornadoes. Wed 10/29, Echo Farm, Pellicoe. Thu 10/30, DJ Funky Dance Party. 773-486-7774.

MYRON & PHIL 3900 W. Devon, Lincolnwood: Restaurant. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 7 PM, pianist Johnny Burnett. 847-677-6663.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Cyril Neville & the Uptown Allstars. Sun 10/26, 5:30 PM, Vex, 23-Skidoo, Societies Toilet (all-ages). Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin soul and hip-hop. Wed 10/29, 9:30 PM, Clumsy Lovers (18 & over). Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, open mike hosted by Grey Parker. Thu 10/30, 8:30 PM, Saps, Outlaw Family Band, Back Porch Ramblers, Farmageddon. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Penthouse Sweets, Manservant, Hot Dog City, Woodrows, Epicycle, Rockets Over Sweden, Celestial Static. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Edward Burch & the Staunch Characters, Phil Angotti & the Idea, Electric, Delafields, Jenny Choi & the Third Shift, Triple Whip. 847-869-0450.

NEW DATING GAME 8924 S. Stony Island: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJs spin neo-soul, deep house, and old school at an open mike for poetry and spoken word. 773-374-8883.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Question of Honour, Aberrant, Broken Finger. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Skor, DJ Real One spin hip-hop. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Angry Chair, Absentees, Fallen Wisdom. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Phoenix, Meisha Herron perform at "Homolatte: Queer Words & Music," hosted by Scott Free. 773-743-3355.

NOODLE'S 5956 W. Higgins: Sundays, 7 PM, Gina Gibson. 773-775-7525.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Ripley Caine hosts a songwriter slam. 312-943-5228.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM night;y (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Left Setter, Stripping the Pistol, Jimmy Deluxe, Velvet Sun. Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Ratbag Hero, Symptoms, Shot Baker, Black Wall Hitch. Sun 10/26, 10 PM, Murdocks. Sundays, 11 PM, Papa G spins reggae. Mon 10/27, 10 PM, John Swift, Clash Titan. Tuesdays, 11 PM, Alo, Fuego, I-Ron, Larry Millah. Wed 10/29, 10:30 PM, Bad Wizard, Honky, Leroy Fix, Mojica. Thu 10/30, 10:30 PM, Reverend Vince Anderson & His Love Choir. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Wordsworth, Rise, Akbar, Sidewalk Skolaz, Knomadz. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Dixie Witch, Burnout, Penance, High Plains Drifter. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Sat 10/25, 5 PM, Wilx Booth, Bloodloss, Prod, Numb (all-ages); 8 PM, Doors of Perception (Doors tribute), Sweet Oblivion. Fri 10/31, 7 PM, Kittie, Motograter, 40 Below Summer, Paincore (all-ages). Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Flathead Fillups. 708-756-0600.

OCEAN'S 11 RESTAURANT & NIGHTCLUB 18 W 333 Roosevelt, Lombard: Music in the Rat Pack Lounge at 9 PM. Saturdays, Dan Haley performs the music of Frank Sinatra, Elvis, and Dean Martin. Wednesdays and Thursdays, DJs spin. 630-629-2940.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Johnny Rome. 630-782-9091.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Nine Spot, Diktator. Sat 10/25, Mr. Blotto. Wed 10/29, Cracker, Cowboy Mouth. Thu 10/30, North Mississippi Allstars. Fri 10/31, Kashmir (Led Zeppelin tribute). 815-758-2715.

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Saturdays and Tuesdays, 11 PM, Parados. 312-397-0100.

PENNY ROAD PUB Penny & Old Sutton, Barrington Hills: Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Mercyseat. 847-428-0562.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Torturing Elvis. Sat 10/25, A Thousand Voices. Sun 10/26, Le Cassettes. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. Wed 10/29, Black Tiger. Thu 10/30, Shaved Pork. Fri 10/31, 7 PM, Craig Perry; 9:30 PM, Los Gatos Diablos. Sat 11/1, Stump the Host. Sun 11/2, 7 PM, Craig Moorefield. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, live karaoke. Sat 10/25, Woolworth Blue Light Special, Klezmer Kaleidoscope. Wed 10/29, Dick Prall. Thu 10/30, Bitch Be Cool, Murmur, Melissa Ziemer. 773-252-7767.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Thu 10/30, 8 PM, "Singer Spotlight North Shore" with Rebecca Nixon, Thadd Kruger, Tarah Oliver, Bryan Frischer. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 10/24, R-Gang. Sat 10/25, Magic Red & the Voodoo Tribe. Wed 10/29, John Devlin & Mary Dietel. Fri 10/31, Soul Circus. Sat 11/1, Rte. 66. 815-477-0340.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/31, Monster Trux. 773-248-3093.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sundays, 10:30 PM, live karaoke. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry LaCroix. Fri 10/31, Patty Elvis. 773-276-9730.

QUIGLEY'S 39 Jefferson, Naperville: Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Voices. 630-428-4274.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-274-3239.

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

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Wednesdays, 9 PM, and Fridays, 10 PM, drum circle (preceded by a beginning drum lesson an hour prior to start time). Sundays, 9 PM, DJs spin Afrobeat, Latin, hip-hop, and reggae. Tue 10/28, 10 PM, Roots Stems & Branches. Fri 10/31, 6 PM, "costume drum bash." Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Dawning; 10 PM, Jaliya Ensemble, Drummygirl. 312-492-6100.

ROCK-A-TIKI 1942 W. Division: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Elvisland with Mark Hussman. 773-384-8454.

RUMBA 351 W. Hubbard: Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, Parados. 312-222-1226.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons (see Spot Check), Rose Hill Drive. Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Rose Polenzani, Hal Hixson; 10 PM, Cameron McGill, Working Title. Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Fighting Gravity, Red Wanting Blue (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Holy Ghosts, Mando Diao (see Spot Check), Number One Fan. Mon 10/27, 9 PM, Ness, Cisco Pike, Bicycle Tricycle, Kisinger (18 & over). Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Irving, Rivulets, Matt Marque, Tree House Three. Thu 10/30, 9 PM, Carla Bozulich's Red Headed Stranger (see Spot Check), Nels Cline's Casio Conspiracy, Noe Venable. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters, Kent Rose. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Decemberists, Orwell. Sun 11/2, 9 PM, Myllhouse, Zykos, Delorentos. 773-525-2508.

SEAN KALEY'S 10900 Rte. 83, Lemont: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/24, King's X, Fishbone, Release. 630-257-6383.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, 3 PM, Jack Straw; 5:15 PM, Dan Darrah; 8 PM, Iguanas (at the Royster With the Oyster Festival). 312-527-2722.

602 NORTH 602 North, Glendale Heights: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Bad Medicine. Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Smackdown. Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Radial Bloom, Fear Unknown, A Better Tomorrow, Chasing You, Not Lenny (all-ages). Mondays, 7 PM, open mike (all-ages). Wednesdays, 7 PM, Humpback Wail (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open mike (no cover). Fri 10/31, 9 PM, Natural Addiction. Sun 11/2, 7 PM, Slampede, Bloodloss, Dystails, Numb (all-ages). 630-790-6100.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, Felix & the Cats. Thursdays, Jesse Scinto. Fri 10/31, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK 4500 S. Michigan: Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, Kelli Rich hosts a poetry showcase with jazz and soul music. 773-374-2660.

SPOKEN WORD CAFE 4655 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 8 PM, House of Twang. Sundays, 8 PM, "Equilibrium" poetry open mike features a jazz band and DJs. 773-373-2233.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Wednesdays, midnight, DJ Jersey. 773-486-7427.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, hip-hop, and disco. Mondays, 8 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Shack o' Love (deep house). Thursdays, 9 PM, spoken-word showcase hosted by Jordan Taggart with live bands. 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room after 10 PM: Fri 10/24, Pedal Steel Transmission, Timeout Drawer, Microservice. Sat 10/25, Plague Bringer, Midnight Evils, Drip, Dead Electric. Sun 10/26, Mauri Sevier, Garden Music, Endangered Species, Donnie. Tue 10/28, Archaeology, Hot Dog City. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Rexford, Undecided, DJ D Double spin at the 606 hip-hop open mike. Wed 10/29, New Boss, Lion Fever, Bluebird, Fire for Effect. Thu 10/30, Ssion, Mono, DJ Misty Martinez. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Big Bang Music Theory, Locals, Half Mad Poet, Blaq Lily (benefit for Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls Scholarship Program). Sun 11/2, Plane, Miranda Sound, Dig for Fire. 773-278-6600.

TINY LOUNGE 1814 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, Nicholas Barron. 773-296-9620.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Thu 10/30, 7 PM, open mike for high school and college students (no cover). 630-969-9720.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Jason. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-665-4410.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 10/24, 6 PM, Rita Ruby, Urban Twang, Michelle Perry, Tourbaby. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Ben Davis, Acousticboy, Meredith Fierke. Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Brother Sean, Julie Frost, Kate Newcomer. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy, Greg Sorrell, Tim Ilg. Wed 10/29, 7 and 9 PM, Stuart Davis. Thu 10/30, 6 PM, Austin Willacy, Toy (benefit for Enchantment Productions); 8 PM, Austin Willacy. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Matt Russell, Rachael Sage, Angie Aparo. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Rachel McCartney, Lojo Russo. Sun 11/2, 8 PM, Mark Lonsway, Travis Dow, Lanky. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Regarding Angels, Backyard Tire Fire. Sat 10/25, Accretion, James Ullrich Band. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Cathy Star. Fri 10/31, DJ Chops. Sat 11/1, Joe Dittman Band. 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; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Heather Horton Band; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sun 11/2, 6 PM, Young Cats showcase; 8 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Her All-Stars. 312-266-7761.

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

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Flapjacks. Sat 10/25, Johnny Star & the Meteors. Fri 10/31, Copycat (Blue Man Group tribute). Sat 11/1, Chicago Soul Kings. 630-264-2739.

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

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Natty Nation. Sat 10/25, Carl Brown, Hydro. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Dub Dis, DJ Journey (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. Thu 10/30, Indika, Ras Kelly, Spectrum. Fri 10/31, Baaro. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Shamier, Pala, Daniel James Band. Sat 10/25, Quiver Lip, Bargain Music, Weakdaze. Sun 10/26, Lonesome Travelers, Chris Shaffer. Mon 10/27, Quinn's Uncles, MK Gallina, Marty Wylder. Tue 10/28, Licks, Memories, Lacona. Wed 10/29, Larry Beers, Bad Forum, Food for Witches. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. Sat 11/1, 56 Hope Road. 773-929-1300.

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DJ TUCCI, KENNY DREAD, STARLA spin progressive, house, and trance with live percussion and vocals. Sat 11/1, 8:15 PM, Healing Earth Resources, 3111 N. Ashland. 773-327-8459.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin until 1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays, until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Porkchop. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Thursdays, DJ Spin, DJ Rhythm, MC Slim. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: DJs spin music after 9:30 PM Wednesdays through Mondays. Saturdays, DJ DuJuan. 773-227-6859.

BABALU 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, Frankie J. 312-733-3512.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays. Sundays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s, alternative, synth wave, goth, and industrial. 773-477-5238.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mig. Saturdays, Dave Britton. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox. Thursdays, James Lauer, Bickabus. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, 2-step, and soul 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Wednesdays, 7 PM, poetry open mike with music by Bemaji. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Greg Haus spins electro, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Every other Saturday, DJ Chester. Sundays, DJ Chester (no cover). Last Sunday of every month, DJ Samnation, DJ Chad spin music by Prince & others. Mondays, DJ Boa spins synth pop, hardwave, and retro. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Last Wednesday of every month, Ralphi Rosario, Izzy spin disco. Thursdays, Heather Doble. Every other Saturday, DJ Larissa. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ 33-1/3. Saturdays, DJ Stixx & friends spin house, R&B, and hip-hop. Sundays, DJ PCS spins house, R&B, and hip-hop. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons, Leonard Part Sixx. Tuesdays, DJ Laura spins new wave and pop. 312-243-1699.

BEVI AMO'S 1558 W. Taylor: Restaurant; no cover. Mondays, 9 PM, Greg Norwood spins deep house. 312-371-1239.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJ Cedric with guest DJs, DJ Eric. Sat 10/25, Lego. Tuesdays, DJ Sinjin, Nathan Ballard. Wed 10/29, Snuggle, Slak, Casper, Ry-N, Alex Mattson. Thu 10/30, Alex Peace, Breakdown B, Pulz-8, Johnny Chaos, Chris Gin. Fri 10/31, Paul Anthony, Damien Johnson. 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, DJ Twilite Tone, Mike Love, DJ Word. 312-266-1234.

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

BLU 2247 N. Lincoln: Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Speed. 773-549-5884.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin industrial, electro, synth pop, and noise on the second floor. 773-975-0505.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin downtempo, trip-hop, and acid jazz after 10 PM. Fridays, Gregory Dalphond. Saturdays, Andre Shakom. Thursdays, Andre Shakom with rotating guest DJs Mr. Cody Bear, Form, 8, KScape. 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Vince Abrams spins hip-hop, old-school house, and reggae. Saturdays, Uncle Joe spins house and hip-hop. Mondays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Victor R., DJ Finesse, DJ Danny Boy. Wednesdays, DJs spin salsa. Thursdays, DJ Smurf spins hip-hop. 312-475-9800.

CACTUS CLUB 1112 N. State: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Kidd. 312-642-5999.

CAFE LURA 3184 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, DJ MF, Regge, Lamebrane, Radiata spin drum 'n' bass. Fri 10/31, Andre Solaris, DJ Pawel, Piotrek Michalak. 773-736-3033.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Music after 9 PM. Saturdays, Chris Gin. Sundays, Ryan Flagstaff. Thursdays, Tommy Wang. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Verge spins hip-hop and dance. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O, DJ Izzi spin hip-hop and house until 3 AM. Thursdays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop and house. 773-477-3661.

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

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Hugo, DJ Lulu. Sundays, 7 PM, Latin T-Dance hosted by Veronica Zaid with 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: Saturdays, 6 PM-3 AM, and Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 6 PM-2 AM, DJs spin; 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: Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, and Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house. 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, Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COOBAH 3423 N. Southport: Sundays, 9 PM, Jesse de la Pena spins Brazilian lounge, jungle, drum 'n' bass, bossa nova, and Afrobeat (no cover). Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, John Simmons spins house, downtempo, and global grooves (no cover). Thursdays, 10 PM, Blackout DJs spin with a percussionist. 773-528-2220.

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

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturdays, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. 847-952-8555.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop, old school, and house. Saturdays, DJ Joey spins dance, hip-hop, and pop. 773-528-7569.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mon 10/27, TStewart vs. Machine Drum, DJ Windish, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DANTE'S 1200 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10:30 PM; no cover. Saturdays, DJ Sean Madness. Thursdays, DJ Bobby Too Fresh. 312-243-9350.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fri 10/24, Rick Hunter spins lounge. Sat 10/25, Rude One, Doc West, I-Ron, Norman Rockwell. Sun 10/26, DJ Ethan. Tuesdays, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, ska, and ethnic. Wednesdays, Doc West, Rude One, DJ Ghost. Thursdays, Greg Norwood, DJ FLX spin house, Chris Miller. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, DJ Punisher, Tim Xavier, Brenda D., DJ_S. Sat 11/1, DJ Luis. Sun 11/2, 9 PM, Andy Buttell spins punk. 773-276-1411.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJs spin Top 40. 312-377-1727.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, I-Candy Productions (no cover before 11 PM). Sundays, DJ Pharris. Thursdays, Paul Blair, Greg Norwood. 312-751-2900.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: DJs spin after 10 PM. Sundays, DJ Stixx, Maddhouse, Raul Vergil, Mark Matraz, Mr. Wonderful, Bobby Martinez, Ricky Bradshaw, DJ Noble (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Spin Doctor, DJ Kwik, DJ Cisco spin salsa, merengue, mambo, reggae, and bachata (no cover). 312-787-7600.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Fridays, 11 PM, Ron Troupe & Shaun T. spin house. Saturdays, 6 PM, Malik Shabazz & Beto Roxx spin hip-hop, house, and R&B. 773-235-5700.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 10/24, 10 PM, DJ Vadim (see Critic's Choice), Blurum 13 & DJ First Rate, Youngblood Brass Band. 773-276-3600.

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

ESTATE 1111 W. Lake: Fri 10/24, 9 PM-2 AM, Justin G., David Fenmore. 312-850-3740.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Bad Boys of Late Night perform "Comedy You Can Dance To," with Slim, Katfish, Holland, Spankie, Pat Mann. Sundays, DJ Theory spins music of the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Mondays and Tuesdays, Pat Mann. 312-266-1944.

EZULI 1415 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, DJ Cisco spins dancehall and Latin beats. 773-227-8200.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Frique, Dirty MF. Saturdays, Lil' Mikey, DJ 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, Danny the Wildchild, DJ Frique, Phantom 45, DJ Hiroki. Mondays, DJ Hiroki, DJ Anacron (preceded by the Mental Graffiti spoken-word open mike at 7:30 PM). Tuesdays, Vince Adams, Pharris Thomas, Phat Mike, John Styles. Wednesdays, Lil' Mikey. Thursdays, DJ Hide, Vince Adams, Dirty MF. 312-666-1695.

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

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Wednesdays, Can-Can DJs Flipside, Wayne Williams, Vince Lawrence, Cedric. 312-587-8469.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Saturdays and Wednesdays, George Bates, DJ Savoir Faire. Thursdays, Paul Blair spins music of the 70s and 80s. 773-477-8880.

GUESSBAR 209 N. Green: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, B96 DJs spin hip-hop and house. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna & others. Tuesdays, Pharris Thomas, Vince Adams, Phat Mike, Moustafa Rocks. Wednesdays, Chris Walsh & others. 312-226-4500.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, Lawrence Vince & guest DJs spin hip-hop, R&B, soul, reggae, and house. Saturdays, 11 PM-5 AM, DJ Swank, Matt Warren. Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Judon & the Femme Fatale, DJ AM/PM. 312-527-5600.

HIDDEN LOUNGE 651 W. Washington: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays through Tuesdays, until 4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, and until 5 AM Saturdays. Wednesdays, DJ Freckles spins hip-hop and house. 312-627-0409.

HOGS & HONEYS 1555 N. Sheffield: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 312-377-1733.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, 10 PM-2 AM, Szmurlo & Sanchez, Naveen G. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Tony Talwar, DJ Mood, DJ Raja, Aladdin. 312-245-0333.

ICE BAR 738 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly. Wednesdays, Johnny Chaos, Agent 47, DJ Marcel. 312-440-8841.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 AM-2 PM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); patio open all season. Fridays, DJ Detroit spins funk, house, and hip-hop. Saturdays, Andrew YKK spins R&B, soul, disco, and funk. Sundays, DJ Joan of Arc, DJ Detroit Girl. Wednesdays, DJ Papa G spins, with fortune tellers. Thursdays, Todd Victory, DJ Tobias, DJ Madrid. 773-394-2066.

JEDYNKA 5610 W. Diversey: Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 773-889-7171.

JEFFERY PUB 7041 S. Jeffery: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Quentin. 773-363-8555.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs spin dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Spillz. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Carmine Collaro. 312-664-1001.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 8 PM, Hot Boyz Tone & Shag host "Sassy Sundays" with Lady Red, Nina Shantell, Donnie Devo, DJ R Dubb, Pharris Thomas. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Chicago DJ Explosion (no cover). Thursdays, 7 PM, DJ Mike O (no cover). 312-337-3486.

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

JOY-BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop, retro, R&B, house, and funk. Saturdays, Derrick Wize. Sundays, DJs spin industrial and electronica. Tuesdays, DJ Basic spins drum 'n' bass. Wednesdays, Ron Thurman, Tony Garcia spin hip-hop and house (no cover). Thursdays, DJs spin. 773-477-3330.

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

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, General Jah Son. Saturdays, DJ Striz spin hip-hop, trip-hop, and house (no cover). Sundays, DJs spin underground house. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wednesdays, Flirt with Margaret Noble, Rebecca, Janel Roland, Code Blue, Michelle Musial, Brenda D, Shaka 23, Kali. Thursdays, Shon Dervis, DJ Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

MARY Y SOL 816 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Leddie Garcia, DJ Rick Garcia. 312-563-1763.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 10/24, 11 PM, Mr. Scruff, DJ Spinna (18 & over). Sat 10/25, 11 PM, Little Louie Vega, Miles Maeda, Lego, Justin Long, Aaron Chase, Luis Baro, Tim E. Braz (all-building event; 18 & over in Metro, 21 & over in Smart Bar). 773-549-0203.

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Music after 9 PM. Saturdays, Club Babalou DJs spin salsa. 312-427-2572.

MY BAR 3555 N. Ashland: Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJ Architektur spins downbeat, trip-hop, nu jazz, and dub. 773-296-1770.

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

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Rob Kokot spins synth pop and electro-industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Sundays and Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Mondays, DJ Alex spins punk. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dave Roberts. 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.

NINE 440 W. Randolph: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly in the Ghost Bar (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Todd. Saturdays, DJ Sheldon. 312-575-9900.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM night;y (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, midnight, Shon Dervis spins hip-hop. Sat 10/25, midnight, Trew, DJ Verb, Panacea. Wed 10/29, midnight, RB Green. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, DJ Uncle Dan spins metal. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Tony 2 Much, Billy the Kid. 708-756-0600.

ORLY'S 1660 E. 55th: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJ Stoney, DJ Corleone spin hip-hop, deep house, and reggae (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Stoney. Mondays, Leonard Part Sixx, Jam Master J spin deep house, disco, soul, and R&B. 773-638-2469.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Pl.: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Wednesdays, 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, Jernell Geronimo, Eddie Mills. Saturdays, Nandi Maxx spins progressive and hip-hop (DJ Mike Pierce spins in the Yow Bar). Wednesdays, Ryan Norsworthy, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Thursdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Mixmaster DJs. 312-255-0022.

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

QUINN II 2701 S. Archer: Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, and Fridays, 7 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-326-9143.

RANCHO LUNA 2554 W. Diversey: Mondays, 6 PM-2 AM, DJ Caliente, Luis Rivera spin salsa, bachata, and merengue. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Elite, DJ Rico, Crazy Cut Carlos, DJ Eclipse. 773-772-9333.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, (F)unktion DJs spin. Saturdays, DJ Twilite Tone, DJ 33-1/3, Steve Bravo. Mondays, Mark Grant, DJ Lego, Dave Britton. 773-278-1009.

REDLINE 228 W. Chicago: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Stop spins downtempo, electro, and breaks. 312-266-2222.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, and Fridays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa and merengue. 312-491-9600.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Chris Tomasone, DJ Danny Boy. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy. Thursdays, Erik K, Prince Masih, DJ Wizz Kid, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Logic. 312-738-9971.

SAUCE 1750 N. Clark: Restaurant. Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Abell spins house (no cover). 312-932-1750.

SAYAT NOVA 157 E. Ohio: Restaurant. Last Saturday of every month, 10 PM, DJ Burak spins Mediterranean, Arabic, Latin, Euro, and Persian dance music. 773-381-7171.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Saturdays, 10 PM, Ciro, Frankie J, Stunna, Moodswing, Seanie Mack spin drum 'n' bass & more (no cover). 773-549-4444.

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

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Wednesdays, Tone B. Nimble. Fridays, 5:30-10 PM, Usuall Suspectz. Saturdays, DJs spin house. Sundays, Lee Collin, Sadar, Russoul. Mondays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz, DJ Coco. Tuesdays, Andre Harris. Last Wednesday of every month, Peven Everett. Thursdays, Chris Quinn. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 10/24, Darshan Jesrani, Common Factor. Sat 10/25, Little Louie Vega, Miles Maeda, Lego, Justin Long, Aaron Chase, Luis Baro, Tim E. Braz. Sundays, DJ Pogo spins indie rock, Britpop, and new wave. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins goth and electro. Wednesdays, Laura Shawcago spins punk, rock, and glam metal. Thu 10/30, Steinski (see Critic's Choice), Intel, Real One. Fri 10/31, John Acquaviva. Sat 11/1, King Britt, Janel Roland. 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Hide Sukenari spins jazz, African, Brazilian, funk, and rare groove. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rikshaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Tuesdays, DJ Supreme Court spins soul, funk, R&B, jazz, Latin, African, and Brazilian. Wednesdays, Joe Bryl, DJ 4BZ, DJ Striz spin nu jazz, brokenbeat, electronica, drum 'n' bass, and fusion. Sun 11/2, 11 PM, King Britt (DJ set). 312-226-7600.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Peter Mavrik & VJ Terp. Sat 10/25, DJ Eric Hall, VJ Nikole. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias (no cover). Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Tyrone. Thursdays, "Best of the 80s" with VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Goose, Justin G. Saturdays, Andrew Vonn spins house and hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn spins metal. Thursdays, Andre Harris. 312-587-8779.

STAR BAR 2150 Ogden, Aurora: DJs spin after 8 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Pat Clark, Kenny "Jammin'" Jason, Billy the Kid, Tony 2 Much, Erik K, Blitz. Thursdays, Retroactive. 630-236-0900.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Fridays, 9 PM, Torin Edmunds spins house and disco. Saturdays, 9 PM, Chris Underwood spins hip-hop, neo-soul, and salsa. 773-486-7427.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, Michael Lacey & others spin deep house. 773-252-9700.

SUPERLOUNGE 209 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Matty, Chris Quinn. Saturdays, Harry the Blade, DJ Tobias. Wednesdays, Justin Reed, DJ Solace spin Brazilian and Latin house. Thursdays, Shaka 23. Last Friday of every month, Bear Who?, DJ Lego, Julio Bishop. 312-223-9232.

LA TABERNA 3358 N. Ashland: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Omar spins house and hip-hop. Saturdays, Frank Q spins jazzy house. Sundays, Mad Music Lab DJs spin house. Wednesdays, Ralph Daniels spins progressive, tribal house, and trance. 773-248-5475.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Detroit. Saturdays, Refried Beats with DJs Mass Transit, Spinello, J-Biz spinning old-school hip-hop; freestyle open mike hosted by Saayid. Sundays, DJ Superstatus spins dub, scratch, funk, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy, DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. Wednesdays, Analog Addicts. Thursdays, DJ Motorcycle Dan spins rock. 773-227-4906.

TIZI MELLOUL 531 N. Wells: Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, Disco Kitty. 312-670-4338.

TONIC ROOM 2447 N. Halsted: Music and DJs 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul, old school, and hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Emo spins funk and hip-hop. Sundays, Tabakin & Saayid host the "Tabakspin" open mike. Mondays, open mike. 773-248-8400.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. Wednesdays, DJ Real One & Jackin' Jamie spin house, disco, and breaks. 773-477-3400.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Alberto "Escandalo" Gomez, Marco Hernandez, Carlos Rodriguez spin salsa and merengue. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Chris Tomasone, John Curley, DJ Goose, Flipside, Jayfunk. Thu 10/30, Marco Carola, Danilo Vigorito, John Curley, Wale, David Fenmore, Flipside, Jayfunk. 312-491-9729.

TRIPLE D 1902 W. Irving Park: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs spin downtempo, electro breaks, and dub (no cover). First Saturday of every month, 10 PM-3 AM, Mixology Science DJs spin underground, live PA (no cover). 773-857-5212.

U!N! CLUB 3548 N. Des Plaines River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, Jimmie Page. Saturdays, DJ Markski, DJ Schim. Tuesdays, Rick Hype. Wednesdays, Pat Clark, DJ Schim. Thursdays, DJ Alexo, DJ Big Time, DJ Stoy Boy. 847-233-9091.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Mondays (until 5 AM Saturdays). DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 10/24, Pier Novikov, Rico, Retroism, DJ Israel. Sat 10/25, George Acosta, Jimmie Page. Mondays, John Curley, Johnny Chaos. Fri 10/31, Bozo Porno Circus, Ryan Bedlam. Sat 11/1, Plastikman, Magda. 312-266-2114.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. Saturdays, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez, Double Impact, Paul Curtis. Tuesdays, Rick Martinez, Alex Perez spin Latin rock, pop, and alternative. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa. 847-969-1602.

VOYEUR 151 1/2 W. Ohio: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Boolu Master spins hip-hop, salsa, and reggae. Saturdays, DJ Omega, Crazy Cut Carlos. 312-832-1717.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Mach 1 spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop, and R&B. Thu 10/30, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, DJ Khaaliq, Boy Wonder, Madd House Miguel spin at the "Players and Playettes" party. Sat 11/1, Bam Bam Buddha & others perform at "Porno-palooza." 312-337-8080.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, Chris Walsh, Jeremy Coutre spin house. Mondays, DNS, Monna spin jazz and house. Wednesdays, DJ Vego, DJ Reggie spin progressive, house, and trance. Thursdays, George Bates & Savoir Faire spin deep house. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 10/24, Terry Hunter, Mark Grant, Jon Huang, Sativa, D-Jam, Aaron Chase. Sat 10/25, DJ Rush, Psycho Bitch. Fri 10/31, Boy George (DJ set). Sat 11/1, Dieselboy. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Sat 10/25, Erika (live performance). 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

JOAN BAEZ Sold out. Sat 11/1 and Sun 11/2, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

GORDON BOK & CAROL ROHL Sun 11/2, 7:30 PM, Maple Street Chapel, Maple & Main, Lombard. 630-627-0171.

COUNTRY BERNIE & 19:17 perform music and precision line dancing. Fri 10/24 through Sun 10/26, 7:17 PM, Evanston Levy Center, 300 Dodge, Evanston. 847-448-8250.

CHARLIE DANIELS BAND Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

EMMYLOU HARRIS Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

KILA Free concert. Mon 10/27, 7 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

LAURIE LEWIS & TOM ROZUM, ERIC NODEN Fri 10/24, 8 PM, American Legion Hall, 1030 Central, Evanston. 847-251-0574.

LOST GHOUL performs string-band music for square and contra dancing. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, third floor, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th. 773-777-7822.

LYLE LOVETT Wed 10/29, 7:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-263-1138 or 312-902-1500.

JO DEE MESSINA, RACHEL PROCTOR Sun 11/2, 6 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

MICHAEL J. MILES ENSEMBLE performs as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival; sold out. Sun 11/2, 2:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-494-9509.

NASHVILLE BLUEGRASS BAND, LYNN MORRIS BAND Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren, Woodstock. 815-338-5300.

RICK PICKREN Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-337-0353.

RHYS' PIECES performs string-band music for square and contra dancing, with caller Nils Fredland. Mon 10/27, 8 PM, Park View Lutheran Church, 3919 N. Monticello. 773-777-7822.

PETER SIEGEL Free concert. Fri 10/24, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RICKY SKAGGS, DEL MCCOURY BAND, MOUNTAIN HEART Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-263-1138 or 312-902-1500.

TRAVIS TRITT Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III, CAROLINE HARRING See Critic's Choice. Sat 10/25, 7 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JACK WILLIAMS Sat 11/1, 7:30 PM, Maple Street Chapel, Maple & Main, Lombard. 630-627-0171.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 7:30 PM, Irish session (no cover). 773-478-4408.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sun 10/26, Small Potatoes. 847-424-9800.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1144 Lake, Oak Park: Saturdays, 9 AM, song circle. 708-386-6927.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Ruby Harris, Wavey Dave & others host a bluegrass jam. 773-384-8600.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sundays, Alton J. hosts an open jam. Mon 10/27, Half Day Bluegrass Band. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country dance lessons and DJs at 7:30 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, DJ Sux. Sundays, 6 PM, Big John. Mondays, Big John, DJ Sux (with country dance lessons with Sharman). 630-830-7200.

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, John Hasbrouck. 773-342-6000.

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

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: Music starts at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fri 10/24, Bernie Glynn & Country Roads. Sat 10/25, Three Men in Kilts. Sat 11/1, Flintlock. 708-687-9323.

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Sundays, 6 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 10/24, Sprigs. Sat 10/25, Triur with Kitty Donohoe. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-473-5263.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Murphy Roche Irish Music Club. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Chico. 773-878-3343.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-276-3600.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Another Pint. Sat 10/25, Velvet Green. Fri 10/31, Dooley Brothers. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Switchback (in the side bar). 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 10/25, Fred Holstein. Sat 11/1, Tracy Beck. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. 773-489-5471.

GREENLEAF GRILL 301 Greenleaf, Park City: Music at 7 PM. Fourth Sunday of every month, song circle. 847-662-6500.

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: Thu 10/30, 9:30 PM, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters. 773-227-4433.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, Irish session hosted by Murphy Roche. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 10/27, 9:30 PM, Aidan O'Toole (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Fri 10/24, 10 PM, Switchback. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session hosted by Theresa & John Shine, Erin Lowery. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wed 10/29, 9 PM, Larry O. Dean, Kristin Shout, Erich Specht, Anthony Whitaker perform at the "Folk You!" singer-songwriter round-robin. 847-869-0450.

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.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Thursdays, JT & the Clouds. 312-491-1122.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 10/24, 7 PM, Cheryl Wheeler, Kenny White. Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Rose Polenzani, Hal Hixson. Fri 10/31, 10 PM, Wayne "the Train" Hancock, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters, Kent Rose. 773-525-2508.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 10/24, Michael McNevin. Fri 10/31, Rich Ingle. Sat 11/1, 2 PM, song circle. 630-969-9720.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

HOWLIN' AT THE MOON Jackie Taylor & Jimmy Tillman's "bluesical" about Howlin' Wolf, with Rick Stone, Dwight Neal, Qween Roy, Desla Epison. Saturdays, 8 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, Black Ensemble Theater, 4520 N. Beacon. 773-769-4451 or 312-902-1500.

ERIC NODEN Free concert. Tue 10/28, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ERIC NODEN Sun 11/2, 4 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

AJ'S HORSE AROUND LOUNGE 114 W. Washington, Round Lake Park: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, "Housewreckin' Blues Jam" with Mike Landers, King Robinson, Bruce Williams, Jeff Blum, Marty Willis. 847-546-3314.

AL'S 404 LOUNGE 404 W. 79th: Sundays, 8 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters. 773-846-5467.

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

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM. Sun 10/26, Old Town School of Folk Music Blues Ensemble (no cover). 773-281-4444.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 10/24, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang. Sat 10/25, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sun 10/26, 10 PM, Aron Burton (no cover). Mon 10/27, Nigel Mack & the Blue Attack. Tue 10/28, Katherine Davis hosts the jam with Sammy Fender. Wed 10/29, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Thu 10/30, Mississippi Heat. Fri 10/31, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 847-424-9800.

BLUE BAYOU 3734 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Brother John. 773-871-3300.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, Fri 10/24, and Sat 10/25, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 10/28, John Primer Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 10/31 and Sat 11/1, Grana Louise Band. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, Maurice John Vaughn Band with Shirley Johnson. Sundays, Thursdays, Fri 10/31, and Sat 11/1, Shirley Johnson Band. Tue 10/28, Charlie Love Band with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents 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 PM. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sun 10/26, Osee Anderson & the Blooze Folks. Mon 10/27, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 10/28, Quintus McCormick. Wed 10/29, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson & the Blue Points, Strang'r Everywhere with Liz & Tina Jens. Fri 10/31 and Sat 11/1, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. 773-528-1012.

BOB & LOIS'S PLACE 745 E. 75th: Sundays, 9 PM, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 773-488-1355.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Jesse Scinto, Howlin' Wolf, Wrecking Crew Blues Band. Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Kilborn Alley Blues Band. Sundays, 6 PM, Nuwki Nu. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Fri 10/24, 5:30 PM, Diamond Jim Greene (no cover); 9:30 PM, Jimmy Thackery, Toronzo Cannon & the Cannonball Express. Sat 10/25, 6 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Lazy Lester, Byther Smith. Sun 10/26, Joel Paterson. Mon 10/27, Jimmy Burns hosts the jam. Tue 10/28, Dave Specter & the Bluebirds. Wed 10/29, Ron Prince & Hard Time. Thu 10/30, John Primer. Fri 10/31, 5:30 PM, Jimmy Burns (no cover); 9:30 PM, Terrance Simien & the Mallet Playboys, Nick Moss. Sat 11/1, 6 PM, Frank Morey (no cover); 9:30 PM, Chick Willis, Jake La Botz. Sun 11/2, "Round Robin Jam." 312-427-0333.

CHICAGO BLUES EXCHANGE Tourism Center, 72 E. Randolph: Fri 10/24, 5:30 PM, Chicago Blues Museum All Stars. Mon 10/27, noon, Liz Mandville Greeson. Wed 10/29, noon, Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer. Fri 10/31, 5:30 PM, Deitra Farr. 312-744-6630.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 10/24, Bryan Lee. Sat 10/25, Lonnie Brooks. Fri 10/31, Groove Hogs. Sat 11/1, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 630-513-0074.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music in the Blue Rooster Lounge at 9 PM. Sat 10/25, Chainsaw Dupont. 630-325-0780.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Lakefront. Tuesdays, open mike with $3 Blues Band. Wednesdays, open jam with Midnight Renegades. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FIRKIN 515 Milwaukee, Libertyville: Thursdays, 9 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 847-367-6168.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Wed 10/29, 8:30 PM, Corey Harris, Clarence Bucaro. 708-788-2118.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 9 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 773-684-0600.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 10/25, 9 PM, Bryan Lee. Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. 630-416-4898.

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

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Barrelhouse Bonni plays piano. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 10/31, 9:30 PM, Rita Chiarelli. Sat 11/1, 9:30 PM, the Business. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 10/25, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang. Tue 10/28, Quintus McCormick & Joanna Connor. Sat 11/1, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. 708-484-3610.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 11/1, 10 PM, Lurrie Bell Band. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mon 10/27, 9:30 PM, Eric Noden. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Ruriko Ogani, Jennifer & the Shirayuri Shojo Choir, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues All-Stars, Seiji Yuguchi Wabi Blues, Hide's Blues Band, Panda Panda perform as part of "Asian American Jazz Festival: Chicago-Osaka Sister City 30th Year Celebration." 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sundays, 9:30 AM and noon, gospel brunch featuring local choirs. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 9:30 PM, Chicago Red Hots. Sun 10/26, 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, 9:30 PM, Joanna Connor. Tue 10/28, 9:30 PM, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Wed 10/29, 9:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Thu 10/30, 9:30 PM, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. 312-923-2000.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music after 5 PM. Sun 10/26, Dave Specter Organ Quartet. 312-595-5299.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, Larry McCray, Linsey Alexander with Kid Dynamite. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sammy Fender. Tuesdays, Osee Anderson & the Blooze Folks, Dion Payton. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Thu 10/30, Vance Kelly, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 10/31 and Sat 11/1, Anthony Gomes, Linsey Alexander with Kid Dynamite. 773-477-4646.

LEE'S ET LOUNGE 7247 S. Racine: Thursdays, 8 PM, Chainsaw Dupont. 773-865-5583.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays and Mondays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Tuesdays, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. Thursdays, Shorty Mack. 773-493-3477.

LINDA'S LOUNGE 1044 W. 51st: Mondays, 9:30 PM, L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band. 708-335-1271.

MAIN STREET INN 225 E. Main, Round Lake Park: Thursdays, 8:30 PM-1 AM, Bruce Williams Orkestra hosts an open jam. 847-740-4625.

MARY'S 501 W. 55th: Sundays, 6 PM-midnight, Pete's All-Stars. 773-846-7374.

NEW MAXWELL STREET MARKET 1600 S. Canal: Sundays, 8 AM-3 PM, Piano C. Red & the Flat Foot Boogie Blues Band. 312-437-0808.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 10/25, Dave Specter. Sat 11/1, Seventh Sons. 773-252-1155.

ORAZIO 333 N. Center, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 10/25, Billy Flynn Band. 630-357-4350.

PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Fridays, 8:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 312-243-3600.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7:30 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays; no cover. Fri 10/31 and Sat 11/1, Dave Specter Organ Trio. 847-243-3700.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Thu 10/30, Espresso Blues Band. 773-276-9730.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Rob Stone & the C-Notes. Sat 10/25, Jody Williams. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays and Sat 11/1, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thursdays, Eddie Taylor Jr., Ariyo, Larry Taylor. Fri 10/31, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 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. 773-723-0592.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Tue 10/28, Michael Coleman. Thu 10/30, Grana Louise. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Magic Red & the Voodoo Tribe. Sat 10/25, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Fri 10/31, Pistol Pete. Sat 11/1, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 10/24, Cash Box Kings. Sat 10/25, Scotty & the Bad Boys (John Brim memorial show). Mondays, John Brumbach/Dave Specter Organ Quartet. 773-772-6656.

TOMMY'S PLACE 12237 Western, Blue Island: Tuesdays, 9 PM, jam hosted by Biscuit & the Mix. 708-389-7810.

WALLACE'S CATFISH CORNER 2800 W. Madison: Fridays and Saturdays, 5-9 PM, Cyrus Hayes with Lady Lee & others. 773-638-3474.

WIDOW MCLEARY'S 400 E. Margaret, Thornton: Sundays, 4-8 PM, jam session hosted by Little Johnny. 708-877-7011.

Jazz

Concerts

BERNARD ALCORN Free concert. Tue 10/28, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ASTRAL-TERRA TRAPEZE UNIT Free in-store performance. Sat 10/25, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

AB BAARS TRIO See Critic's Choice; free concert. Tue 10/28, 7 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RAY BARRETTO SEXTET, CHICO O'FARRILL AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

NICOLE MITCHELL'S BLACK EARTH ENSEMBLE, UGOCHI Wed 10/29, 7:30 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 312-427-1676.

DAVID BOYKIN EXPANSE Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Springman Studio, 120 W. Kinzie. 312-399-3016.

DAVID BOYKIN EXPANSE Free concert. Fri 10/31, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 11/2, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY JAZZ ENSEMBLE, HAWTHORN MIDDLE SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE, ZION HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE, ROB PARTON Free concert. Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake. 847-543-2300.

DOUGLAS EWART, HARRISON BANKHEAD perform at "Poetry Multiplied," with Lorna Dee Cervantes and Pat Payne. Sun 11/2, 7:30 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 773-227-6117.

DOUGLAS EWART & ORCHESTRA INVENTIONS with Dee Alexander, Duriel Harris, Mankwe Ndosi, Tatsu Aoki, Darius Savage, Wallace LaRoy McMillan, Mwata Bowden, Dushun Mosley. Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

JIM GAILLORETO Free concert. Thu 10/30, 12:30 PM, Concert Hall, Columbia College, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-344-6179.

GREAT LAKES NAVY JAZZ BAND Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, Events Building, Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. 773-481-8143.

ANDREW LAFKAS, CAROL GENETTI Free concert. Wed 10/29, 9 PM, Buddy, 1542 N. Milwaukee. 773-342-7332.

CHUCK MANGIONE With a preconcert lecture by Tom Tallman at 7 PM. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

OPEN JAM hosted by Ernest Dawkins & Steve Berry with percussionist Isaiah Spencer, pianist Justin Dillard (no cover). Sundays, 3-7 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7051 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

POLWECHSEL Tue 10/28, 8 PM, Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood. 773-702-0200.

MARCUS ROBERTS Performance and discussion with Howard Reich as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sat 11/1, 4 PM, Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University School of Law, 375 E. Chicago. 312-494-9509.

TOM STEVENS Free in-store performance. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

RICHARD THEODORE, STEVE IVAN, DAN MCNAUGHTON Free concert. Mon 10/27, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 10/24, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Alejo Poveda. Saturdays, 6 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sat 10/25, 9:30 PM, Redd Holt Quintet. Sundays, 7 PM, Alejo Poveda. Mondays and Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope. Mondays, 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, "No Am/Pro Jam" with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany, Charlie Braugham. Tue 10/28, 5 PM, Art Hoyle Quintet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Dan Saura & Aaron Krueger; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 10/31, noon, Kim Cusack & Franz Jackson. 312-642-6805.

ANTHONY'S RESTAURANT AND JAZZ CLUB 231 Douglas, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 11/1, Lesley Byers & the Jazz Cats. 847-717-6759.

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

ARMY & LOU'S 422 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 7-10 PM, Rudy Jackson & Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

ART OF SPORTS 2444 W. Diversey: Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Joe Rendon. 773-276-7298.

AVENUE ALE HOUSE 825 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park: Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 708-848-2801.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, Jasper Stone. Sundays and Mondays, Bobby Lewis. Tue 10/28 through Sat 11/1, Carlos Cannon. Sun 11/2, Detour. 312-751-2433.

BANDERA 535 N. Michigan: Restaurant with music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays and Wednesdays, Bob Dogan/Mark Beringer/Joe Adamik. Saturdays and Thursdays, Miguel de la Cerna Trio. Sundays through Tuesdays, Dip Trio. 312-644-3524.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays (until 3 AM Saturdays). Sundays, 10 PM, Tommy Bradford Band. 773-394-1313.

BISTRO MARGOT 1437 N. Wells: Thursdays, 8 PM-midnight, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-587-3660.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Sat 10/25, Frank Catalano, Paul Wertico. 773-384-8600.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin downtempo, trip-hop, and acid jazz after 10 PM. Sundays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Lesley Byers & the Jazz Cats (no cover). 773-244-0400.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 10/24, Who Needs Dave. 847-256-8870.

CAFE CAPPUCCINO 5 N 105 S. Rte. 53, Itasca: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain & friends. 630-285-1020.

CAFE LAGUARDIA 2111 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Andres Castillo & Son Trinidad. 773-862-5996.

CAFE SHINO 211 E. Ontario: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, Chieko Kurauchi. Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, Vickie Tsunozai. 312-266-2280.

CAFFE BACI 225 W. Wacker: Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Mood Swing Music. 312-251-0135.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/24, Gunda Gottschalk, Michael Zerang. Sat 11/1, Darren Williams, Jerome Bryerton, Carol Genetti. 773-463-0158.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Sun 10/26, 5 PM, Jerry Owings; 8 PM, Zvonimir Tot Quartet (no cover). Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Thursdays, 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham, Don Stille. 847-647-8282.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thursdays, 7 PM, Razzemetazz. 773-743-5650.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, Dave Simone Trio. Thu 10/30 and Fri 10/31, Bob Davis Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

CITE 70th floor, 505 N. Lake Shore Dr.: Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Jonathan Menchin. 312-644-4050.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 3 PM-2 AM, Andre Scorpoi hosts an after-work set. 312-697-0975.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Craig Lannigan & Arlene Bardelle. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Tom Muellner. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Tom Muellner & Arlene Bardelle. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

CY'S CRAB HOUSE 3819 N. Ashland: Fridays, 8 PM, Minor Third Quartet. 773-883-8900.

CYRANO'S BISTRO 546 N. Wells: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, Joe Iaco & Richie Pardo. 312-467-0546.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Fridays, 8 PM, Truth. 773-235-5700.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sun 10/26 and Sun 11/2, 4 PM, avant-garde jazz jam session hosted by David Boykin, Karl E.H. Seigfried, Mike Reed. Wed 10/29, 8 PM, Ab Baars (see Critic's Choice) with Robert Barry, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Guillermo Gregorio. 773-276-3600.

ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND 6120 N. Broadway: Fridays, 7 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. 773-338-6100.

FAMILY DEN 8940 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, jam session with Crosswind (no cover). 773-734-8545.

FIREPLACE INN 1448 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, J.J. & the Jazz Masters (no cover). 312-664-5264.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 11/2, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, Barrington High School Jazz Ensemble. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Barrett & Erenberg Group. Sundays through Wednesdays, 6 PM, Bob Henderson. Thursdays, 6 PM, Mark Barrett. 773-528-4033.

FRANCESCA'S FIORE 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Tue 10/28, 7 PM, Peter Saxe Trio (no cover). 708-771-3063.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30 PM). 630-416-4898.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, Demos Petropoulos. Saturdays, 12:30-4:30 PM, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. Sat 10/25, 7:30 PM, Jazz Solution. Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Kristi Merideth. Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Michelle Moore Trio. 773-262-5767.

GIBSON'S 5464 River, Rosemont: No cover. Mondays, 5-8 PM, and Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Scott Earl Holman. 847-928-9900.

GOURMAND 728 S. Dearborn: No cover. Fridays, 8:30 PM, What's Going On. 312-427-2610.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 9:30 PM, Masters of Groove. Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Jose Valdes Trio (no cover). Tue 10/28, 8 PM, Jeannie Lambert Quartet (no cover). Tuesdays, 10 PM, DJs spin mambo and salsa. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Thursdays, 9 PM, Jimijon Jazz Experience. 312-664-5496.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fridays, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph (no cover). Fri 10/24, 9 PM, and Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble. Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sundays, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 10/29, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 10/31, 9 PM, and Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Orbert Davis Sextet. 773-878-5552.

HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the salon and bar. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, Judy Roberts (with Greg Fishman on Fridays and Saturdays; no cover). 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Gomong Monk Project, William Roper's Purple Gums (see Critic's Choice), Jeff Chan Quartet (see Critic's Choice), Jonathan Chen Band perform as part of "Asian American Jazz Festival: The Far East Connection." Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Ruriko Ogani, Jennifer & the Shirayuri Shojo Choir, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues All-Stars, Seiji Yuguchi Wabi Blues, Hide's Blues Band, Panda Panda perform as part of "Asian American Jazz Festival: Chicago-Osaka Sister City 30th Year Celebration." Sun 10/26, 4:30 PM, Jimmy Ellis Quartet with author Timuel Black. Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Rotten Milk. Wed 10/29, 9 PM, Marqseven. 773-486-1099.

HOUSTON'S 616 N. Rush: Restaurant with music after 5:30 PM. Fridays, JoAnn Daugherty Trio. Saturdays, Tom Muellner, Dave Marr, Tim Davis. Mondays and Tuesdays, Bob Dogan, Joe Adamic, Paul Martin. Wednesdays and Thursdays, David Williams. 312-649-1121.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Sun 10/26, 9 PM, Frank Rosaly's Kite Ensemble, David Boykin with Karl E.H. Seigfried & Mike Reed, Jeff Parker with Josh Abrams & Nori Tanaka. Mon 10/27, 9 PM, Kyle Bruckmann's Wrak, Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio, Sticks and Stones. Tue 10/28, 9 PM, Paul Hartsaw Trio, Damon Short & Jim Baker, Ed Wilkerson Jr. with Tatsu Aoki & Michael Zerang. 773-935-2118.

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 10/24 through Sun 10/26, George Coleman Quartet. Tue 10/28 through Sun 11/2, Frank Morgan Quartet (see Critic's Choice). 312-670-2473.

JC'S PUB & RISTORANTE 13101 Cicero, Midlothian: Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Manfree & Vibrations. 708-388-7755.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Tuesdays, 7 PM, Bob Guthrie Quartet, Tammie McCann. 708-647-6519.

JIMMY'S PLACE 13822 S. Indiana, Riverdale: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Senabella & Jazz Deluxe. 708-849-1990.

JINX 1928 W. Division: Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Spizm (no cover). 773-645-3667.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music after 5 PM. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak Trio. Thursdays, Tim Tobias Trio. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Mondays, Long Count Quartet (no cover). 773-477-3330.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Francine Griffin Trio. Fridays, 6 PM, Kimberly Gordon & Chris Foreman (no cover). Sat 10/25, noon-2 AM, Zach Broch, Carlos Ortega, Dan Abu-Absi, Katerina perform at the Dionysian Autumn Wine Festival. Sundays, 7 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Mondays, George Fludas, Scott Burns, Jodie Christian. Tuesdays, Brian O'Hern hosts "Chanteuse," a showcase for vocalists (no cover). Thursdays, John Brumbach Quartet. Fri 10/31, Paris Delane & Hyper Harp. 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fri 10/24, 9 PM, Douce Ambiance. 773-728-2663.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Wednesdays, Ron Salter & the Most Wanted Jazz Quartet host an open mike. 773-493-3477.

LUCIANO'S ON RUSH 871 N. Rush: Restaurant and piano bar with music nightly at 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Lenny Perrata Trio. 312-266-1414.

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

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Saturdays, 8 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 PM, Bill & Sue Pasquale Trio. 630-571-3600.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Wed 10/29, 7 PM, John Mose Trio. 630-446-4001.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Tuesdays, 9 PM, "Jazz Jam Adventure" with Paul Kogut, Joe Policastro, Tim Davis. 708-366-8073.

MONTAGE 3124 S. Rte. 59, Naperville: Saturdays, 8 PM, Doug Rosenberg Trio. 630-904-7401.

MOOD CAFE 446 E. 43rd: Saturdays, 9 PM, and Sundays, 6 PM, Trace Ellington. 773-624-8002.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 8 PM, William Perry & Company, Music Therapy 101. 773-743-3355.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Fri 10/24, 7 PM, Linda Tate Trio. Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. 312-787-3142.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko Duo. Wednesdays, 7 PM, and Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM, Sketches in Blue. 630-782-9091.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays through Sundays, 8:30 PM, and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. 312-787-2200.

PENINSULA HOTEL 108 E. Superior: Music in the Lobby Lounge. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Eric Remschneider Trio with Alison Ruble. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Eric Remschneider Trio with Stephanie Browning. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Greta Pope. 312-337-2888.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls. Sat 10/25, Tuey Connell Organ Trio. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Birdwatch. Fri 10/31, Scott Burns Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7:30 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays; no cover. Mondays, Bobby Broom Trio. Tuesdays, Judy Roberts. Wednesdays, Ken Chaney Trio. 847-243-3700.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 8 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9 PM, Rankinfyle. Sundays, 7 PM, Karl Johnson. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Holly McGuire. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Nadine Baxter. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Trio. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. Sun 11/2, 10 PM, Don Tisch Quartet. 773-486-9862.

PIECE 1927 W. North: Restaurant with live music. Sundays, 6:30 PM, and Wednesdays, 8 PM, Taku Akiyama, Matthew Ulery, Frank Rosaly, Andrew Lautenbach. 773-772-4422.

POLO CAFE AND CATERING 3322 S. Morgan: Music in the Old Eagle Private Room at 8 PM. Tuesdays, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Thursdays, Chicago Rose hosts the "Chicago South Side Jazz Nights" series, Marshall Vente Trio. Fri 10/31, Alan Gresik, Chicago Rose, Kevin Adair perform at a swing-jazz masquerade ball. 773-927-7656.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio (no cover). Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo (no cover). Thursdays, Dan Cray Trio. 773-472-1000.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 10/24, Jazz Solution. Sat 10/25, Trelogic. Fourth Tuesday of every month, Suenos. Wed 10/29, 9:30 PM, Douce Ambiance. 773-276-9730.

RED PEPPER LOUNGE 428 E. 87th: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Snatch Inc. 773-873-5700.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Thu 10/30, 9 PM, Ken Chaney Xperience. 312-492-6100.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Sat 10/25, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-491-1122.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sat 10/25, Elaine Dame Trio. Sun 11/2, Brother John Duo. 312-527-2722.

SHEBEEN KING 6501 S. Saint Lawrence: Fridays, 8 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble performs at an open mike for poets and musicians. 312-263-1649.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesdays, Taku Akiyama. 773-772-6656.

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

SPAZIO'S 483 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield: Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 847-272-9922.

STETSON'S CHOP HOUSE & BAR Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker: Saturdays, 7 PM, and Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Marshall Nelson. Saturdays, 8 PM, and Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 7 PM, Marshall Nelson Duo. 312-565-1234, ext. 4490.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Music at 9:30 PM. Thu 10/30, Guillermo Gregorio Trio, Aram Shelton & Koutaro Fukui & the Toes Laptop Blowout. 773-862-3616.

THYME 464 N. Halsted: Restaurant and bar. Tuesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Six-Piece Orchestra. Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Trio. 312-226-4300.

TROPICAL DEN 7209 S. Exchange: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by George Freeman. 773-978-2341.

TULLER'S CHOPHOUSE 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights: Restaurant. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-577-5151.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Jeff Morrison & friends (no cover). 773-665-4410.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8 PM, Lisa McLowry Band. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker; 10:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet with Lorna Boston; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. Thursdays, 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Jarrod Harris. Sat 10/25, Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble. Sundays, 6:30 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett, percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 10/30, Kaliq Woods Quartet. Fri 10/31, Sachal Vasandani. Sat 11/1, David Boykin Expanse. 312-791-9050.

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

VINCE'S RESTAURANT 4747 N. Harlem, Harwood Heights: Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 708-867-7770.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 8 PM, Denise La Grassa Quartet. Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 PM, Arlo Stanfield Sextet. 773-529-9135.

International

Concerts

LATIF BOLAT performs with the Middle East Music Ensemble under the direction of Issa Boulos; free admission. Tue 10/28, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

LATIF BOLAT Wed 10/29, 4:30-6:30 PM, Founders Lounge, Frick Center, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-3493.

DJ SKAR, GHANATTA INTERNATIONALE with MCs Michael Ofosu and Ernest Opoku perform at "AfroFolk Live" (preceded by a hip-hop dance workshop at 6 PM); free admission. Sat 11/1, 7 PM, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 773-728-6000.

TIBETAN MONKS OF THE DREPUNG GOMANG MONASTERY & others perform as part of "A Spiritual Banquet of Poetry & Music IV." Sat 10/25, 6:30 PM, Transitions Bookplace, 1000 W. North. 312-951-7323.

ENSEMBLE ESPANOL SPANISH DANCE THEATER Sat 10/25, 1 and 7:30 PM, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress. 312-922-2110 or 312-902-1500.

KILA Free concert. Mon 10/27, 7 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

OPEN MIKE at the "La Pena" showcase of Latin folk music and dance; free admission. Wed 10/29, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

ORCHESTRE ET CHORUS DU CONSERVATOIRE DE SEVRES Free concert. Mon 10/27, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

TENORES DE ONIFERI, ROBERTO CORONA & STEFANO PINNA See Critic's Choice; free concert. Wed 10/29, 7 PM, Chicago Temple/First United Methodist Church, 77 W. Washington. 312-236-4548.

VASEN Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

YURI YUNAKOV ENSEMBLE WITH IVO PAPASOV Free concert. Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

International

Clubs

ARKADASH CAFE 5721 N. Clark: Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Yagmur performs Turkish music. 773-506-2233.

BARBA YIANNI GRECIAN TAVERNA 4761 N. Lincoln: Restaurant. Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 PM, Mosaic. 773-878-6400.

BOUZOUKI LOUNGE 310 S. Halsted: Fridays through Sundays and Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, Greek musicians, singers, and belly dancers perform. 312-707-8600.

CAFE LAGUARDIA 2111 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Andres Castillo & Son Trinidad. 773-862-5996.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 10/24, 9:30 PM, Banda Rika. 630-416-4898.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thu 10/30, 8 PM, Trio Nargilah. 773-465-8005.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Gomong Monk Project, William Roper's Purple Gums (see Critic's Choice), Jeff Chan Quartet (see Critic's Choice), Jonathan Chen Band perform as part of "Asian American Jazz Festival: The Far East Connection." Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Ruriko Ogani, Jennifer & the Shirayuri Shojo Choir, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues All-Stars, Seiji Yuguchi Wabi Blues, Hide's Blues Band, Panda Panda perform as part of "Asian American Jazz Festival: Chicago-Osaka Sister City 30th Year Celebration." Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Virginia Rodrigues (followed by a late set with Chicago Samba). Sat 11/1, 9 PM, Tama, Yves Francois et Rocambu Jazz. 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 10/25, noon-2 AM, Zach Broch, Carlos Ortega, Dan Abu-Absi, Katerina perform at the Dionysian Autumn Wine Festival. Wednesdays, Carlos Ortega Trio. 773-348-7592.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Hector Silviera y Su Orquesta. 312-828-9000.

NBAHRI RHYTHMS 4726 N. Lincoln: Music starts at 8:30 PM. Fri 10/24, Yves Francois et Rocambu Jazz, El Amal. 773-878-2575.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Sat 10/25, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 312-492-6100.

Classical

ELIZABETH ABOWD, JORDAN TROMMATER, BRIAN HOTCHKIN & SAORI CHIBA sopranos, baritone & piano, in a free concert (Mozart, Faure, R. Strauss, Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, Britten & others). Sun 11/2, 2 PM, St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland. 773-983-1512.

ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC with harpsichordist Richard Egarr in an all-Bach program. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8068.

COLIN ANDREWS & JANETTE FISHELL organ. Sun 10/26, 3 PM, St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church, 1039 W. 32nd St. 312-927-6646.

APOLLO CHORUS Stephen Alltop conducts a free concert (Handel, Thompson, Gawthrop, Lauridsen, Wagner, Puccini, Verdi, Mascagni). Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Immaculate Conception Church, 7211 W. Talcott. 312-427-5620.

EMANUEL AX piano (Debussy, Rameau, Ravel, Chopin). Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

DENIS AZABAGIC guitar, in a free concert (Villa-Lobos, Pujol, Rivera, Leisner, Assad, Piazzolla). Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-2238.

BELLA VOCE Anne Heider conducts a program of folk song arrangements. Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 815 S. Washington, Naperville. Sun 10/26, 8 PM, St. Joseph's Church, 1747 Lake, Wilmette. 312-461-0723.

REVERIE BERGER & SAORI CHIBA soprano & piano, in a free recital (Bizet, Brahms, Faure, R. Strauss, Weill). Sat 10/25, 2 PM, Feltre School, 22 W. Erie. 312-255-1133 or 847-733-8116.

JAMES RUSSELL BROWN, RICHARD BARRICK HOSKINS, DAVID SCHRADER & L. RICHARD SOBAK organ, with percussionists Terry Applebaum & Deborah Katz Knowles in a Halloween concert (Bach, Gounod, Wagner & others). Fri 10/31, 10:30 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-905-1500.

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wed 10/29, 7-9 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce. 773-342-6000.

CALLISTO ENSEMBLE (Mozart, Harbison, Crumb, Schoenberg). Sun 10/26, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. Tue 10/28, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-566-9318.

LAUREL CAMERON mezzo-soprano, in a free concert. Mon 10/27, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

STEPHANIE SHIH-YU CHENG piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Beethoven, Liszt, Rzewski). Wed 10/29, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

SAORI CHIBA & ROBERT ATKINS piano & violin, in a free recital (Leclair, Paganini, Prokofiev, Saint-Saens, Sarasate, Schumann). Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln, Winnetka. 847-491-9155.

CHICAGO BRASS BAND Colin W. Holman, conductor, with bagpiper Adrian Melvin & others (MacCunn, Arnold, Sparke). Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-577-7468.

CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS with baritones David Holloway & Richard Stilwell & mezzo-soprano Tracy Watson (Wagner, Rossini, Verdi, Mascagni, Bizet). Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. & Governors Hwy., University Park. 312-341-2238.

CHOIR OF LAKE COUNTY, COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY SINGERS Free admission. Sun 10/26, 4 PM, James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake. 847-543-2300.

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO William Eddins conducts a Halloween concert for children (Saint-Saens, Mussorgsky, Berlioz, Dukas, Grieg). Thu 10/30, 7 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in public rehearsal; free admission. Sat 10/25, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

THE COMIC INTERMEZZO performs Domenico Sarri's The Clever Woman and the Foolish Man in a free performance. Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

CONTEMPORARY CHAMBER PLAYERS Cliff Colnot, conductor, with soprano Tony Arnold, baritone Steven Swanson, the Pacifica Quartet & Eighth Blackbird (Golijov, Chang, Gubaidulina). Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8068.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY SINGERS Clayton Parr conducts a free concert. Wed 10/29, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

EIGHTH BLACKBIRD (Schober, Fitzell, Sanchez-Gutierrez, Mackey, Lerdahl). Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan, Lake Forest. 847-735-5169.

ELMHURST COLLEGE & COMMUNITY BAND performs music of W. Francis McBeth & others in a free concert. Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-3515.

ENCORE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Allen Tinkham, conductor, with bassoonist Elizabeth Schurgin (Wagner, Weber, Beethoven). Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-939-2207, ext. 29.

L'ENSEMBLE PORTIQUE (Morley, Telemann, Corelli, Piazzolla, Gordon). Sun 11/2, 4 PM, Byron Colby Barn, 1561 Jones Point Rd., Grayslake. 847-543-1202.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF EVANSTON CHANCEL CHOIR & STRING ENSEMBLE David Lornson, conductor, with vocal soloists in a free performance (Schubert, Mass in G). Sun 11/2, 10 AM, First Congregational Church of Evanston, 1445 Hinman, Evanston. 847-864-8332.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 10/24, 12:10 PM, organist Joseph Daniel (Buxtehude, Bach, Sowerby, Reger). Fri 10/31, 12:10 PM, organist Abigail Woods (Bach, Boellmann, Sowerby). 312-787-4570.

FRY STREET QUARTET (Beethoven, Debussy, Rorem). Sun 11/2, 4 PM, private residence, Hyde Park (call for location). 773-442-4978.

FULCRUM POINT with pipa & erhu soloists Yang Wei & Betty Xiang in a family concert. Free admission; advance tickets required. Sun 11/2, noon, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan. 312-494-9509.

LINDA OGDEN HAGEN & BARBARA VANDERWALL soprano & piano, in a free recital. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Koten Chapel, North Central College, 329 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5300.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL CHAMBER & GALLERY SINGERS Matthew Walsh conducts Mozart's Requiem. Sun 11/2, 5:15 PM, Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State. 312-787-8040.

ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Carmon DeLeone, conductor, with pianist Chu-Fang Huang (Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Prokofiev, Bernstein). Sat 11/1, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. & Governors Hwy., University Park. Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Lincoln-Way East High School, 201 Colorado, Frankfort. 708-481-7774.

INTIMATE OPERA CHICAGO (Puccini, Schumann). Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 7:30 PM, and Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Grace United Methodist Church, 3325 W. Wrightwood. 773-342-1509 or 773-342-0602.

KO ISHIKAWA WITH ENSEMBLE NOAMNESIA in a free concert (Ichiyanagi, Takahashi, Colman, Kagel). Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis. 773-702-8670.

GORAN IVANOVIC guitar, in a program of his own compositions. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, LIPA Art Gallery, 160 E. Illinois. 312-329-0812.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Saturdays, 8 PM, Oistrach Ensemble. 773-868-1856.

ILYA KALER & ETERI ANDJAPARIDZE violin & piano, in a free recital (Beethoven, R. Strauss, Hindemith, Prokofiev, Saint-Saens). Wed 10/29, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Fri 10/24, 7:30 PM, John Mauceri, conductor, with soprano Catherine Malfitano (Blitzstein, Regina). Sat 10/25, 7:30 PM, Sir Andrew Davis, conductor, with soprano Ruth Ann Swenson, baritone Peter Mattei & bass Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro). 312-332-2244.

MAVERICK ENSEMBLE with the Baechli-Schneider Piano Duo (Brun, Carter, Eisler, Englert, Lutoslawski, Rosenberg, Tower). Sun 11/2, 7 PM, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago. 312-771-4916.

VADIM MAZO, MARINA HOOVER & SVETLANA KRASNOVA violin, cello & piano, in a free concert (Beethoven, Schubert, Rachmaninoff). Thu 10/30, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

NEW MUSIC AT THE GREEN MILL features music of Jiradej Setabundhu, Frank Abbinanti, Julia Miller, George Flynn, Sandra Binion, Athanasia Tzanou, Allain Gaussin, Jeff Kowalkowski, Slamet Sjukur, Juan Solare & Hans Joachim Hespos. Sun 10/26, 2 PM, Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway. 773-878-5552.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Mallory Thompson, conductor, with hornist Gail Williams (Shostakovich, R. Strauss, Wagner, Dello Joio, King). Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 773-944-5939.

NORTHWEST CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Michael Holian, conductor (Bach, Beethoven, Berlioz, Barber). Sun 10/26, 3 PM, North Theatre, Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. 773-481-8863.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Robert G. Hasty, conductor (Beethoven, Haydn, Bach). Sat 11/1, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC BAND in a program of American music (Ives, Schuman, Jenkins, Fletcher, Grantham). Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE with horn soloist Gail Williams (Shostakovich, Wilson & others). Fri 10/24, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Victor Yampolsky, conductor, with violinist Ann Okagaito (Honegger, Chausson, Berlioz). Sat 10/25, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

OPERA THEATRE HIGHLAND PARK Francesco Milioto, conductor (Gounod, Bernstein). Sun 11/2, 2 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-433-6430.

ORCHESTRE ET CHORUS DU CONSERVATOIRE DE SEVRES in a free concert. Mon 10/27, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PILGRIM CHAMBER PLAYERS (Saint-Saens, Debussy, Creston, Rossini, Miller, Poulenc). Sun 11/2, 7 PM, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-433-0972.

AWADAGIN PRATT piano. Sat 10/25, 7 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 312-661-1028.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal; free admission. Sat 10/25, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

GEORGE RADOSAVLJEVIC piano, in a free concert (Schumann, Ravel, Liszt). Sun 10/26, 2 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

BRIAN RIGGS guitar. Free admission. Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

JOHN MARK ROZENDAAL & DAVID SCHRADER viola da gamba & harpsichord (Ferrabosco, Marais, C.P.E. Bach). Sun 10/26, 2 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-905-1500.

SAINT LUKE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA & BACH CHOIR Mark Bangert conducts Bach's Cantata BVW 79 in a free concert. Sun 11/2, 4 PM, Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont. 773-472-3383.

SAVOY-AIRES Daniel Robinson conducts Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore. Fri 10/24 and Sat 10/25, 7:30 PM, and Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Chute Auditorium, 1400 Oakton, Evanston. 847-251-8767.

SKOKIE VALLEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Daniel Boico, conductor, with violinist Gil Shaham (Mendelssohn, Delius, Shostakovich). Sun 10/26, 4 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300.

THE SOUND OF A VOICE Alan Johnson conducts a production of Philip Glass's opera. Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Sat 10/25, 3 and 8 PM, Sun 10/26, 2:30 and 7:30 PM, Wed 10/29 and Thu 10/30, 7:30 PM, Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Sat 11/1, 3 and 8 PM, and Sun 11/2, 2:30 PM, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis. 773-753-4472.

SOUTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA David L. Crane, conductor (Grofe, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, David). Sat 10/25, 8 PM, Ozinga Auditorium, Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College, Palos Heights. 708-802-0686.

SYMPHONY OF OAK PARK & RIVER FOREST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Ho Chung Yeh, conductor (Susato, Serocki, Williams, Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn). Sun 10/26, 4 PM, First United Church of Christ, 848 Lake, Oak Park. 708-488-4101.

SYMPHONY II Victor Yampolsky, conductor, with cellist Mark Kosower (Dvorak, Weber, Sibelius). Sun 10/26, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-866-6888.

JENNIFER TROWBRIDGE guitar, with students of the Trowbridge Guitar Studio (Aguado, Tarrega, Rodrigo). Sun 10/26, 3 PM, Summerdale Community Church, 1700 W. Farragut. 773-334-3214.

UNITED STATES MARINE BAND Col. Timothy W. Foley conducts a free concert. Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor, with bass-baritone Rick Ziebarth, the University of Chicago Chorus & Motet Choir & dancers from the Hyde Park School of Ballet in a family Halloween concert (Bach/Stokowski, Wagner, Berlioz, Gounod, Boito, Lloyd Webber). Sat 10/25, 7 and 9 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO CONCERT BAND Gene Collerd, conductor, with saxophonist Neil Sobczak in a free concert (Rossini, Muczynski, Jan Bach & others). Sun 11/2, 3 PM, Theatre, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1044 W. Harrison. 312-996-8746.

WILLIAM FERRIS CHORALE Judith Willoughby, conductor, with double bassist Michael Cameron (Copland, Kay, Tann & others). Fri 10/24, 8 PM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 690 W. Belmont. 773-325-2000.

MARK WINGATE in a free lecture-recital of his own electroacoustic works. Mon 10/27, 7:30 PM, Philip Lynch Theatre, Oremus Fine Arts Center, Lewis University, Rte. 53 north of Rte. 7, Romeoville. 815-836-5333.

WANG XIAOHAN piano. Fri 10/31, 8 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

Miscellaneous

CARLETON THE MIME with music performed by Joseph Krowka (all-ages). Sun 11/2, 4 PM, Schubas, 3159 N. Southport. 773-525-2508.

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN perform "Sing of World: In Peace, Hope & Harmony"; benefit for the General Fund of Irving Park Baptist Church. Sat 11/1, 7 PM, Irving Park Baptist Church, 4401 W. Irving Park. 773-286-6800.

KATHLEEN GIBSON'S AMAZING INVISIBLE JITTERBUG BAND Performance for children and their families up to age ten; free admission. Sat 10/25, 2 PM, Thomas Hughes Children's Library, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4200.

INCREDIBLE DR. SAL VAVOZ SHOW Interactive performance and discussion for children as part of the Chicago Children's Humanities Festival, featuring MC Playit and VoiceVenderinna. Sat 10/25, 11 AM and 2 PM, Chicago Children's Museum, Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand. 312-494-9509.

UNITED STATES MARINE BAND Fri 10/31, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

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