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Concerts

ANDREA BUNCH & AERIN TEDESCO Free concert. Fri 5/28, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MARK CLEVELAND Sun 6/6, 1 PM, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Kendall College, 2600 Central Park, Evanston. 847-475-1030.

CON FUNK SHUN, GLEN JONES Fri 5/28, 6:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

STEVE COOPER ORCHESTRA Sun 5/30, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

DIDO, JONATHAN RICE Sold out. Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-263-1138 or 312-902-1500.

LES GEORGES LENINGRAD, MAGAS, GLASS CANDY & THE SHATTERED THEATRE Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Texas Ballroom, 3012 S. Archer (third floor). 773-677-1353.

GINA KNIGHT ORCHESTRA FEATURING THE JETS Sun 5/30, 7:30 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

HOLLY MCGUIRE Fri 5/28, 7 PM, Soka Gakkai International, 1455 S. Wabash. 312-913-1211.

KURT MICHAELS Sat 5/29, 8 PM, TZ Studio & Gallery, 1834 W. North. 773-342-8676.

ONE RING ZERO Free concert. Fri 6/4, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

P.O.D., BLINDSIDE, HAZEN STREET, LACUNA COIL All-ages. Wed 6/2, 6 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

RUSH Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

LUCINDA WILLIAMS WITH MILLER WILLIAMS perform and read poetry; benefit for the Poetry Center of Chicago. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Rubloff Auditorium, Art Institute of Chicago, 230 S. Columbus. 312-899-1229.

ERIC ZIEGENHAGEN & others perform at the annual "Buddha's Birthday" celebration. Saturday evening includes dance, puppetry, and a vegetarian meal; the celebration also runs Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. Sat 5/29, 6 PM, Zen Buddhist Temple, 1710 W. Cornelia. 773-528-8685.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. (see Critic's Choice), Wolf Eyes, Subarachnoid Space (18+). Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Califone, Sally Timms, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, live karaoke with the Hootenanners (in the pub; no cover). Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Gourds, Braam. Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Gourds, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Mike Nicolai. 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Mike X, DJ Too Much Funk. 847-397-3100.

THE ATTIC 320 N. Second, De Kalb: Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Mt. Gigantic, Justin Clifford Rhody, Icarus Syndrome. 815-787-3875.

BACCHUS NIBBLES 20817 Quentin, Lake Zurich: Fridays, 10 PM, Evan Frazer. 847-438-3212.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/29, Moses Gun, Loomis, Dragonfly Red. Sat 6/5, Strapped to a Rocket, Lurking Forms. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 5/29, Pat McCurdy. 847-381-8585.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Fri 5/28, 9:30 PM, Sound Mob, Sleepers, Paul Draws a Blank. Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, Miles of Empty, For All I Care, the Effect. Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Mexcellent performs as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with film & electronic music by Bikneva and poetry by Larry O. Dean. Tue 6/1, 9 PM, Dave Miller Group, Seldom. Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Thousand Year Stare, Waitress. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Mark Sheehy, Humpback Wail, Bob's Yer Uncle, Tommy Rocks. Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Joseph Messing, Sweet Hello, Zico. Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Pick an Exit, Detagoh perform as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with comedian Ron Riekki, a reading by Jenny Seay, and short films. 773-281-4444.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 6/6, Lady D, Carla Starla, Luna Blues Machine, Public Housing. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/28, Souls for Rent, Argus, Francois Dillinger. Sat 5/29, Overhang, I Barabbas, LaDiDas. Thu 6/3, Darkmoor, Big Whiskey. Fri 6/4, Sleeping Shelby, Extra Blue Kind, Silent Glory, Aberrant. Sat 6/5, Altiro, Ray Flower, Bifunkal. 773-770-2039.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly, until 3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, Analog Addicts spin hip-hop, funk, soul, reggae, and rock. Tuesdays, DJ F'n Bauer spins local music (bands may bring in CDs). Wednesdays, Smilax & DJ Sleez E spin electro. Thursdays, DJ Megs & Simple Steve spin 80s music. 773-384-0701.

BLACK FOREST 8840 N. Waukegan, Morton Grove: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Neil Rose Band. 847-965-3113.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 5/28, 6 PM, Hunns (see Spot Check), Catheters (see Spot Check), Suits (all-ages); 10 PM, Nadas. Sat 5/29, 5 PM, Stripping the Pistol, Acumen Nation, Medic, Leaving Madison (all-ages); 10 PM, Washdown, Baby Teeth, Thunderwing. Mon 5/31, 8 PM, World Inferno Friendship Society, Failed Resistance, Thee Snuff Project (18+). Tue 6/1, 8 PM, Dove, Wolf & Cub, Raise the Red Lantern. Wed 6/2, 8 PM, Lock and Key, Undercast. Thu 6/3, 6 PM, Autopilot Off, Riddlin Kids, Salem, A Second Chance (all-ages); 10 PM, Ness, Millimeters Mercury, First Coat. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Grand Champeen, Two Cow Garage, Riviera. Sat 6/5, 5 PM, Zao, Remembering Never, Scarlet, Twelve Tribes (all-ages); 9 PM, Means, Taking Pictures, Call Me Lightning, Karl Hendricks Trio. Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Trans Am, Bobby Conn & the Glass Gypsies, Weird War, Frequency (18+). 773-975-0505 or 800-594-8499.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Fri 5/28, Jim Henning & James Wayman. Fri 6/4, Kevin Mileski. 847-550-1127.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Fri 5/28, 8:30 PM, Tumbleweed. Sat 5/29, 8:30 PM, Wandering Endorphin. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Sundays, 11 PM, DJ Lucky & DJ Rockstar. Thursdays, 8 PM, Mike G., DJ Hurricane. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Fri 5/28, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. Sundays, Nightwatch. Fri 6/4, Penthouse Playboys. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Penthouse Sweets, Church Bus, Latest. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Twin Wrecks, Starlike Collision, Jesus & the Devil. Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Bible of the Devil, Broadzilla. 312-922-6392.

CARLUCCI'S 1801 Butterfield, Downers Grove: Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Gigolo Johnny. 630-512-0990.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant with music from 6-9 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Jim Rollins. Tuesdays, Peter Polzak. Wednesdays, Suzanne Palmer. 312-346-3500.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, Grasslands Light. 630-584-2100.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Zico. 773-245-0399.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE 2970 Finley, Downers Grove: Sun 6/6, noon, Paul Allodi (no cover). 630-953-7095.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fourth Friday of every month, 11 PM, Chicago Kings. 773-325-2233.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Twisting Roses (all-ages). 847-836-8820.

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

CLYBAR 2417 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, DJs spin alternative and 80s rock. 773-388-1877.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/28, Rubber, Blackout. Sat 5/29, Mike & Joe. Wednesdays, Blazing Saddles (no cover). Thu 6/3, Foster Walker Complex, Family Groove Company. Fri 6/4, Stylus, Segway, Karma Tease. Sat 6/5, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 5/28, 10:30 PM, Bad Medicine (Bon Jovi tribute). Sat 5/29, 10:30 PM, Triple Threat. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s. Sat 6/5, 10:30 PM, Modern Day Romeos. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Lynne Rothrock; 10:30 PM, Dan Stetzel hosts a variety showcase. Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Denise Tomasello; 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader. Sun 5/30, 3 PM, Pegi Johns performs "A Window Into Our Hearts: Songs That Got Us Through the War." 773-278-1830.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 5/30, DJ Big Jason. Mon 5/31, Mark DeRosa spins punk. Tue 6/1, DJ Scot spins metal. Wed 6/2, DJ Mattloch spins country & western. Thu 6/3, Ron Platzer. 773-472-2771.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Brother John. 312-836-7870.

DOC RYAN'S 7432 Madison, Forest Park: Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, Rob Waller Band. 708-366-2823.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Unsane, Monster Trux (see Spot Check), Skulls. Tue 6/1, 9 PM, Snaklab All-Tsars, E8th Grade, Late Lorraine, Smush. Wed 6/2, 9 PM, Peelers, Dummy, Destroy Everything, Lynyrd's Innards. Thu 6/3, 8:30 PM, Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra with Blondie Chaplin & friends. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Scissor Sisters. Sat 6/5, 9:45 PM, 56 Hope Road, Anne Harris, Mer. Sun 6/6, 9 PM, Walter Meego, Office. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/28, JC & the Road Kings. Sat 5/29, Hawnke Funk. Thu 6/3, Murph. Fri 6/4, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 6/5, Seventh Heaven. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Seven Mary Three. Sat 5/29, 6:30 PM, Cold, Swizzle Tree (16+); 9 PM, Seventh Heaven. Sun 5/30, 10 PM, Phix (Phish tribute). Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Thu 6/3, 9:30 PM, 16 Candles. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Hi-Infidelity (REO Speedwagon tribute). Sun 6/6, 8 PM, "Battle of the Bands." 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Luster, Band Called Pharisee, Nomenclature, Jason Eller. Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Heartbreak Speed, Fame, Mission Creep. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, London Calling (Clash tribute), All Mods Conned (Jam tribute), the Darned (the Damned tribute). Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Health and Beauty, Favorite Saints, Blower. Sun 5/30, 9:30 PM, Cerberus Shoal (see Spot Check), Tiny Hairs, Halon. Mon 5/31, 9:30 PM, Locked Sound, Idle Hours, Powerknobs (see Spot Check; no cover). Thu 6/3, 9:30 PM, Lying in States, Lacerati, Devin Davis. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Mountain Goats, Archer Prewitt and the Group, Buried Beds. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Trans Am, Bobby Conn, Frequency. Sun 6/6, 9:30 PM, Radiant Darling, Poppies. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Too Shy. Sat 5/29, Alex & the All-Stars. Wednesdays, Tommy Hanus spins. 847-516-0300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Durty Lounge Lizards host live karaoke. Thursdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly. Sundays, Chris Gates, DJ Karyn. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Tuesdays, DJs spin music from the Fat Wreck and Epitaph labels. Wednesdays, DJ Karyn. 773-395-2700.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Jack the Lad. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, DJ Marcus. 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Ryan Hagen. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). Sat 5/29, 9 PM, X-Side. Thursdays, 9 PM, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Slip Mickey. Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Bonesugar. 847-593-2200.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 5/28, 7 PM, Not Rebecca, Bomb, Sonnets, My Big Beautiful. Sat 5/29, 9 PM, .22, Traindodge, No More Lies, Grinner. Sun 5/30, 5 PM, Break the Silence, Ryan's Hope, Evil Us's, Broken Freedom. Wed 6/2, 6 PM, the Kinison, Bluebottle, Michaelane, Somerset, Below Radar. Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Far Rad, Goudron, Bunnyhug, Killer Whales. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Shot Baker, Culprits, Symptoms, Deadhounds, Avocet. Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Dove the Band of Love, Hyper Viper, Manaconda, DJ Magic Donut (Devo party with video and movie screenings and a costume contest). Sun 6/6, 6 PM, Seyarse, Sine Nomine, New Mexicans, Tower of Rome. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

FIRKIN 515 Milwaukee, Libertyville: Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Peter Quinn. 847-367-6168.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Hip Fetish (in the SideBar). Wed 6/2, 9 PM, Voodoo Kings, Punsapaya. Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Jack Straw Band, Rob Bonaccorsi. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Mr. Blotto, Tyrin Benoit. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Saturdays, 11 PM, DJs spin in the loft. 773-348-6000.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 5/28, 9:30 PM, Michael Heaton Band. Fri 6/4, 9:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 5/28, Herbert Wiser & Cody Diekhofs. 773-489-5471.

GAPEESH 550 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Gigolo Johnny. 847-433-5515.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 5/28, 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 5/29, 7:30 PM, Carla Gordon & Dan Stetzel; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 5/30, 6 PM, Honey West & Jim Cebastien; 9 PM, Alexandra Billings & Russ Long. Mon 5/31, 7:30 PM, Desiree Irwin; 9:30 PM, Paul Marinaro & John Paluch. 773-348-1053.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 5/28, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Mon 5/31, 8 PM, Robert Whorton & Beckie Menzie. 312-836-0933.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Solotroff spins postpunk, minimal synth, and death rock. 773-477-8880.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 5/30, 7 PM, Weird Sisters, Strange Brothers perform at the Uptown Poetry Slam. 773-878-5552.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Terrapin Flyer. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Chicago Afrobeat Quartet. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Where the Moon Came From, Treatment, Jay Bennett (see Spot Check). Sat 5/29, 5 PM, Fred Eaglesmith; 10 PM, Reverend Glasseye, Slingerland Ride. Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Three Speed Holiday, Tracks, Sick Day. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Architecture, Static Films, Five Mod Four, Heller Mason. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, C.C. Jerome Trio, Gin Palace Jesters. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/2, Gene Stovall performs at "U-Lock Rock." 773-384-9546.

HARD ROCK CAFE 63 W. Ontario: Music at 9 PM. Thu 6/3, Soul Pollution, O.D.M., Lifter. 312-943-2252.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Bill Bungeroth & the Armistice, Head Over Heels, Urban Sound, Chris Hayes, Stuart Chaseman (benefit for John Kerry). 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Barn Burning, Big Breakfast, Graham Lindsey (see Spot Check). Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Eva Hunter, Pill Face Jones, Micki Croisant; 11 PM, DJ Hunter Husar. Wed 6/2, 9:30 PM, Gypsy Garage Combo. Fri 6/4, 6:30 PM, Jon Langford & John Rice, Jane Baxter Miller & Kent Kessler; 10 PM, Dylan Rice, Ellen Rosner, Scott Free, Christopher Becerra, DJ H.B. Rayker (benefit for DearMary.com). Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Casey Meehan & the Delta Still, Vatican Unit; 11 PM, DJ Rucins. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Fri 5/28, 9:30 PM, Just Kevin, DJ Carla, RPS, Walter Meego. Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, Adam Wyle, Ken Summers. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Lightning & Thunder. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Big Bang Music Theory, Quinn's Uncles, Michael Bloomberg. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Cyro Baptista & Beat the Donkey (see Spot Check), Lonesome Organist. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Hepcat, Deal's Gone Bad, Zvooks, DJ Chuck Wren (all-ages). Sat 5/29, 6:15 PM, the Business, Nekromantix, Roger Miret & the Disasters, Horrorpops (all-ages). Wed 6/2, 6:30 PM, Zebrahead, Lola Ray, Saraphine (all-ages). Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Amel Larrieux & friends (18+). Sat 6/5, 6:30 PM, Fall Out Boy, Anberlin, Don't Look Down, June (sold out). Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Moenia (18+). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Mustang Sally. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Then Again performs at the 3rd annual college alumni graduation party, with DJs Ryan Pullano, Jumpin' James, and Cutz. Thu 6/3, 11 PM, "air guitar" contest. 312-337-3486.

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. Tue 6/1, Convulsions. 773-493-3477.

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.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Ruiners, Vicki, Vapids, Goldstars. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Orange Order, Francois Dillinger, Little Killers, Headache City. Sun 5/30, 9 PM, Chronic Voodoo. Tue 6/1, Bag of Barbies. Wed 6/2, Brianne Bassetto, Mabel. 773-871-3757.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros (no cover). 312-337-8080.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Tea Leaf Green, New Monsoon. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, JT & the Clouds, Waybacks. First Wednesday of every month, 8:30 PM, "Tributosaurus: Chicago," Motion to Fix. First Thursday of every month, 9:30 PM, Big C Jamboree with Billy's Boys (no cover). Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Bobby Stratosphere, Handcuffs, Fuzz. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, John Condron & the Benefit, Stone City Stragglers, Thomas Pace. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Stills, Metric, Sea Ray (18+). Sat 5/29, 6 PM, Braid (see the Meter), Minus the Bear, Murder by Death, Silent Treatment, Chronic Future (all-ages). Sun 5/30, 6 PM, Matchbook Romance, Maxeen, Matches, Academy (all-ages). Thu 6/3, 6:30 PM, Piebald, Spitalfield, Jealous Sound, Format (all-ages). Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Decemberists, Long Winters, Places, Head of Femur (18+). Sat 6/5, Dedkor, Faceless, Souls for Rent, Regals, All Systems Halt, Band Called Pharisee, Episode Seven, Stellar Road, Crankchest, Ghettobillies, Maxlider, Treologic (all-ages). Sun 6/6, 6:30 PM, Blackout, A.D.D., Infrared, Synikal (all-ages). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL'S STEAK & SEAFOOD 113 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, Dave Tamkin & Julie Dutchak. 847-222-1822.

MILL RACE INN 4 E. State, Geneva: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Peggy Ann. Sat 5/29, 8:30 PM, Neil Rose Band. 630-232-2030.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Mike Conner. 312-828-9000.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sun 5/30, 4 PM, Bob Bradley plays piano. 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. 773-631-1223.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar. Fri 5/28, 9 PM, DJ White Russian. Sat 5/29, 9 PM, DJ V. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Brian Borden spins house, jazz, and disco. 773-764-8900.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 5/28, Six Strings Down. Sat 5/29, Brother Willis. Tue 6/1, Dave Callaway. Wed 6/2, Wilson's Band of Gypsies. Thursdays, Mike Brumfield. Fri 6/4, Tony Alvarez Band. Sat 6/5, George Glass Band. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, M.O.T.O., Paper Bullets, Forgotten Four, Intergalactic Hussies. 773-486-7774.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Captain Teabag, Val-Hala (18+). Sat 5/29, 5 PM, Phenoms, Audakon Revival, Ninja Ninja Ninja (all-ages); 9 PM, University, Douglass Kings, Snaggs, Waz. Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Running Still, Midlife Crisis. Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Gracious Brunettes, Sons of the Stage, Nolan (18+). Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Buddha's Belly, Freakbass, Foster Walker Complex (18+). Sat 6/5, 5:30 PM, Late Nights, Quilts (all-ages); 9 PM, Penthouse Sweets, It's, Comorevi Butterfly, Marco Franciso. 847-869-0450.

19 NORTH 19 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Neil Rose Band. 847-358-0384.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Drudge Puppet, Mokkadi, Meltdown, Court Jester. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Loknut, Croatin, Feed, Frayed End. 773-794-1317.

NOODLE'S 5956 W. Higgins: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Peter Guerin. 773-775-7525.

NORTH BEACH 1211 Butterfield, Downers Grove: Music and DJs after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Radikal. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Rick Hype spins old school. 630-434-1290.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Dozer, Weedeater, Mudmen, Test Site. Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Lunar Breakdown, Emily Shrine, Archaeology, American Draft. Sun 5/30 and Sun 6/6, 10 PM, Terrapin Flyer. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Blackout. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fri 5/28, 7:30 PM, Anthrax, Fatal Order, Dumpstar (all-ages). Sat 5/29, 5 PM, Dirty Rig, Dying Moment, Interchains, Funky Circus Fleas, Little Blue Taxi (all-ages). 708-756-0600.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Fri 5/28, 7:30 PM, Lisa Derosia & Lush Budgett, Seven Harkey & the Graves with Leina'ala, Darren Spitzer & others. 773-728-6000.

O'MALLEY'S 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/28, Imperial DLX, Duna Hill, Soul Pollution. Sat 5/29, Triptych. Tuesdays, Stellar Road. 708-293-1837.

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Sat 5/29, South Main. Sun 5/30, Where's Jimmy K At?, Inspector Owl, Traindodge (18+). 815-758-2715.

OTTO'S UNDERGROUND 118 E. Lincoln Hwy., De Kalb: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sundays, G Town. 815-758-2715.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/29, Clipperton Brigade. Sun 5/30, Section Four. Wed 6/2, Adam Fitz. Thu 6/3, Fire Crotch. Fri 6/4, Banana Sac. Sun 6/6, Red Apples. 773-486-9862.

POLO CAFE 3322 S. Morgan: Music in the Old Eagle Private Room at 8 PM. Wednesdays, Anne Pringle with Mark Burnell & Buddy Charles. 773-927-7656.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, live karaoke. 773-252-7767.

PORT OF BLARNEY 27843 W. Grass Lake Rd., Antioch: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Biff & Sniff. 847-395-4122.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 5/28, Only Sons. Sat 5/29, 7 Deez. Fri 6/4, R-Gang. Sat 6/5, Rte. 66. 815-477-0340.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/29, Biff & Sniff. 847-622-8888.

RAW BAR 3720 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Neverly Brothers. 773-348-7291.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, drum circle (preceded by a beginning drum lesson an hour prior to start time). Sun 5/30, 7 PM, Runaway Wordsmyths perform poetry. 312-492-6100.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/4, In the Light (Led Zeppelin tribute), Skullfish. Sat 6/5, Project I, Broken Finger, Downfall. 630-543-3101.

SAM MAGUIRE'S TRADITIONAL IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT 39 Orland Square, Orland Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Maggie Speaks. Sat 5/29, Wombats. 708-460-1771.

SANCTUARY CAFE Redeemer Church, 1006 Gillick, Park Ridge: Fri 6/4, 7:30 PM, Abe Quigley. 847-823-3634.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Mofro, Benevento Russo Duo. Sat 5/29, 7 PM, Michelle Malone, David Zollo; 10 PM, Two Cow Garage, Antigone Rising. Sun 5/30, 9 PM, Frisbie, Duenow, Los Shut Up. Mon 5/31, 8 PM, Richard Buckner (see Critic's Choice), Winter Blanket. Tue 6/1, 9 PM, Apollo Sunshine, Early Risers, Self-Righteous Brothers. Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Zincs, Barbez, Nad Navillus. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Steve Forbert, Stacey Earle, Mark Stuart; 10 PM, Dollar Store, Tijuana Hercules, Milton Mapes. Sat 6/5, 6:30 PM, Letter Kills, F-Ups (all-ages); 10 PM, Mary Lou Lord, Haley Bonar, Steven Brodsky. Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Todd Bowie, Sunday Runners, Dick Prall (18+). 773-525-2508.

602 NORTH 602 North, Glendale Heights: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Continuum, Vultures Are Lovebirds, Barely Standing. 630-790-6100.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 5/28, Star People. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SPEAKEASY SUPPER CLUB 1401 W. Devon: Wed 6/2, 8 PM, Abe Quigley (all-ages). 773-338-0600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Exo, Dig for Fire, It's a Wise Child. Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, Tres Femmes, Dave Tamkin's Four Piece, Darling. Mon 5/31, 9 PM, Saturday Looks Good to Me, NOMO, Canasta. Wed 6/2, 9:30 PM, Green Street, Home. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Headache City, Oscars, Night Terrors, Audreys. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, New Constitution, Singles, Paper Airplane Pilots. Sun 6/6, 9 PM, Sean Wiggins, Locals. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 5/28, Joe Higgins. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Digital Kill, Let Me Introduce You to the End, Jimmy Atto. Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Brady Earnhart; 9 PM, Jeanne T. Arrigo; 10 PM, Debe Welch. Sun 5/30, 6:30 PM, One Man Crowd; 7 PM, Shawn Kellner; 8 PM, David Rogers; 9 PM, Greg Ziesemer. Tue 6/1, 8 PM, Phil Forsyth. Wed 6/2, 8 PM, Drew Neely. Thu 6/3, 8 PM, "Singer Spotlight Unplugged." Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Will Dailey; 9 PM, Brian Joseph. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 5/28, Bad Fathers, Dynamic Vibrations. Sat 5/29, Moe Loves Myra. Fri 6/4, WarBrides. Sat 6/5, Plan 9, Koffindragger, Cocktail Preachers, Kruk Shanks. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Heather Horton; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Heather Horton; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band with Jordan Taggart. Thursdays, 8 PM, Miga; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Mike & Joe. Sat 5/29, Second Opinion. Fri 6/4, Melody Mallin Band, Jimmy Kingsway. Sat 6/5, X-Side, Fabulous Janes. 630-264-2739.

WEBSTER WINE BAR 1480 W. Webster: No cover. Mondays, 10:30 PM, Sticky Lupree. 773-868-0608.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 5/28, Rick Cruz. Sat 5/29, Bed Bugs. 312-943-7815.

WHEATON GRAND THEATER 123 Hale, Wheaton: Fri 5/28, 9:30 PM, John Doe Project, 80*D, Vallyn, Suburban Bastards. Sun 5/30, 5 PM, Law Abiding Citizens, Los Commandantes, MSC, Straight Mutes, Captain Supreme, Plunket, Hook Line & Sinker. 630-221-0667.

WHITE STAR LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 225 W. Ontario: Saturdays, 11 PM, Afrodisiacs. 312-337-8080.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/28, Brother Brother, Julian's Ride. Sat 5/29, Bumpus, Buddha's Belly. Sun 5/30, Balloonatic. Wed 6/2, Convulsions, Molasses. Thu 6/3, Erin Jordan, Sweet Nothings, Quiver Lip. Fri 6/4, Stone Puppet, A Is Jump. Sat 6/5, Seeking Homer, Wonderful Smith, Will Dailey Band, John Wasem. 773-929-1300.

Hip-Hop

Concerts

FATFAT8, APOLLO PROJECT, I.L., PEVEN EVERETT, ABSTRACT GIANTS, I/O, TREOLOGIC, MELODIC SCRIBES perform at the Urban Dialectic youth conference, with DJs Shabazz, Skor, Real One, Marco Morales, David Chaves, Caswell James, Janel Roland & others (18+). Fri 6/4, 6 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 888-348-1515.

JAYLIB, PEANUT BUTTER WOLF, J.ROCC See Critic's Choice. Fri 5/28, 8:30 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

Hip-Hop

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Vast Aire (see Critic's Choice), Dujeous?, Carnage (18+). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

COZMO'S 2506-08 N. Clybourn: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fridays, Artek & Norman Rockwell. Saturdays, Shon Dervis. Sundays, Larry Millah & guests. Mondays, DJ 33-1/3. Tuesdays, Jesse de la Pena. Wednesdays, MC Shadow with live bands. Thursdays, DJ Timbuktu. 773-404-7414.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Sun 5/30, 9 PM, Twilite Tone, Killaface Sound System, DJ Moe, Sygnified Sound System, Dub Dis. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Mondays, DJ Butterfly with vocals by Life (no cover). 773-348-3998.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Blaq Dawn (benefit for Masters in the Art of Community Development). 773-465-8005.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tue 6/1, 9:30 PM, Mr. Greenweedz with Night of the Starpeoples. Thu 6/3, 10 PM, DJ Twilite Tone. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 6/4, 8:30 PM, Danger Mouse & Jemini (18+). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, 17th Floor. 312-337-3486.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Tuesdays, 11 PM, Alo, Fuego, I-Ron, Larry Millah host an open mike for MCs. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Sidewalk Skolaz, Pugzlee Adams, I.L. 773-489-0011.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Wed 6/2, 9 PM, Broken Spindles, Passages/Restiform Bodies (18+). 773-525-2508.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Mon 5/31, 9 PM, Dead Prez (see Critic's Choice), Poetree Chicago, DJ Mike Flo & the Neutronz. 773-327-4273.

Dance

FATFAT8, APOLLO PROJECT, I.L., PEVEN EVERETT, ABSTRACT GIANTS, I/O, TREOLOGIC, MELODIC SCRIBES perform at the Urban Dialectic youth conference, with DJs Shabazz, Skor, Real One, Marco Morales, David Chaves, Caswell James, Janel Roland & others (18+). Fri 6/4, 6 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 888-348-1515.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Too Much Funk. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Fridays, 8 PM, DJ OuttaControl, DJ Too Much Funk. Tuesdays, 10 PM, and Thursdays, 6 PM, DJ OuttaControl. Thursdays, 9 PM, DJ Spin. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Fridays through Thursdays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin (no cover). 773-227-6859.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Loki. 773-477-5238.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, Mike Zuaz. Tuesdays, DJ Mary Nisi, DJ Kevin McComb, Stu Helm. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae and world music. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: No cover. Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJs Alfredo & Eduardo spin tropicalia. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fridays and Sundays, Analog Addicts spin breaks, funk, soul, and hip-hop. Mondays, DJs spin hip-hop, disco, dub, house, and rock. 773-395-3002.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Greg Haus spins electro, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, DJ Larissa & DJ Chester alternate. Sundays, DJ Chester spins alternative and pop (no cover). Mondays, DJ Pervy spins alternative and retro-dance (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Luis M. spins underground and tribal house. Wednesdays, 6 PM, DJ Jane hosts "Women Obsession" (with an open mike the first Wednesday of every month). First Wednesday of every month, midnight, DJ Eric hosts "Diva Obsession." Thursdays, Heather Doble. 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 spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, DJ Stixx spins hip-hop and house. Sun 5/30, DJ Stixx, Joe Black, DJ Sepgod, Mark Fullaflava. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Wednesdays, Joe Black spins rock. Thursdays, Dirty MF & DJ Kenwood spin hip-hop, house, reggae, and old school (no cover). 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (8 PM-3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Tuesdays, Gene Farris spins house. Wednesdays, L-Tek, Frankie J, Stunna, Brendan Clark spin drum 'n' bass, garage, deep house, downtempo, and breaks. 773-235-9100.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: Mondays, 8 PM, Sample Ed1t with Stop., Chip-Chop, and RSB1000 (public may bring in tracks to add to the mix; no cover). Tuesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, Shon Dervis, Frank Orrall (no cover). 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Lee Farmer, Cisco, Tik-Tak, Shawn Mack, JC Soto. 312-475-9800.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, DJ Rockstar. 630-830-7200.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays through Sundays and Tuesdays, Chris Gin. Wednesdays, DJs spin "one-hit wonders." Thursdays, DJs spin hip-hop. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Abell, DJ Bliss, Dino G. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O. Thursdays, DJ Agent X & Adibwoy. 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Fridays, DJs spin techno, progressive, house, and techno. Saturdays, Dino Latino & Tim Spinnin Schommer spin house, hip-hop, reggae, and old school in the main room; DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop in the Red Room. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Saturdays, DJs spin underground dance music. Sundays, 8 PM, Veronica Zaid hosts a Latin T-Dance; 11 PM, Alex Perez. Mondays, DJ Martin spins at "Drag Queen Bingo." Wednesdays, David Boyer spins country & western. Thursdays, Rock-O-Mix & Fast Freddy spin cumbia and Spanish pop. 773-325-2233.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin at 10 PM. Fridays, Ricky Perez, Elite, Prieto, Joker, Eclipse, Dynamic Dove. Saturdays, Prieto, Sombra, Eclipse, Alex Perez. 773-489-0600.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Saturdays, Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. 773-477-1420.

CRISTAL LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ OuttaControl. 847-952-8555.

CROBAR 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Frique, Victor R., Marc Ryan. Saturdays, Marc Ryan, Teri Bristol, Nate Scott. Sun 5/30, DJ Abel. Thursdays, Marc Ryan, Alex Peace, Andrew Vonn. Sun 6/6, Teri Bristol. 312-266-1900.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Agent X spins dance, retro, and house. Saturdays, DJ Abell spins hip-hop, retro, and dance. Thursdays, DJ Abel & DJ Bliss. 773-528-7569.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mon 5/31, Brian Kelly (live and DJ sets), DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fri 5/28, Steve Melvage. Sat 5/29, Jesse de la Pena, Shon Dervis, Anacron, Cordell Johnson & others spin at "1983." Sun 5/30, 5 PM-2 AM, Bear Who? & Sheik spin hip-hop, R&B, salsa, and merengue. Tuesdays, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, and ethnic. First Thursday of every month, 7 PM-2 AM, Life During Wartime DJs CB & Mother Hubbard. 773-276-1411.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; Mike D spins on the main floor. Saturdays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; DJ Hurricane spins on the main floor. Wednesdays, DJ Structure & Mach 1. Thursdays, Mike D. 773-871-0205.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Daminato & Matt King spin nu jazz, brokenbeat, and deep house. 773-549-5549.

ESTATE 1111 W. Lake: Thursdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ Phat Mike spins hip-hop, house, and R&B. 630-479-8264.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Bad Boys of Late Night perform "Comedy You Can Dance To," with Slim, Katfish, Spankie, Pat Mann. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays, Pat Mann. Tuesdays, DJ Slim Maybe. Thursdays, Ed Vantage spins in Club X; DJs spin salsa and merengue upstairs (with dance lessons at 9:30 PM). 312-266-1944.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Hurricane spins downstairs. Saturdays, 9 PM, Scott Coyte spins downstairs. 847-593-2200.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Dirty MF spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, DJ SupaMan spins hip-hop, soul, reggae, and house. Wednesdays, Carnaval de Soul with Peven Everett, DJ Hugo H, 816. Thursdays, Vince Adams & Lil' Mikey spin hip-hop, house, reggae, R&B, and dancehall. 312-666-1695.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, 7 PM-1 AM, Curt Clay & friends spin house, jazz, funk, and bossa nova (no cover). 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sun 5/30, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ 33-1/3, Rick Garcia, Frank Solano, Just Joey, Jay Rock, DJ Rampage, DJ Mighty. Mondays, 9 PM-4 AM, Lego, Michael Serafini, Johnny Chaos, Just Joey, Uncle Milty. Thursdays, 9 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Carla Prather, Dajae, Vic Lavender. 773-395-0066.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: DJs spin until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Wednesdays, Just Joey, Brian Borden. 312-527-5600.

HOLIDAY CLUB 4000 N. Sheridan: Fridays, 10 PM, Dave Roberts spins new wave (no cover). Sundays, 9:30 PM, DJ Psycho Mike spins mashups and psychedelic trance (no cover). 773-348-9600.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 5/28, midnight, Donald Glaude & Scarlet Etienne (18+; no cover). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HYDRATE 3458 N. Halsted:. Fridays, 5-10 PM, DJ Steve K. spins lounge, electro, and new jazz. Fri 5/28, 10 PM-4 AM, Hex Hector. Sat 5/29, 10 PM-5 AM, Ralphi Rosario. Sun 5/30, 10 PM-4 AM, Monna & Julius spin house. Tuesdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Jeremy (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, Chris Eterno (no cover). Thursdays, 11 PM, Greg Drescher. Fri 6/4, 10 PM-4 AM, Wayne G. 773-975-9244.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Evan Coleman spins funk, hip-hop, and R&B. Saturdays, Andrew YKK. Wednesdays, DJ Syzygy spins hip-hop and soul. 773-394-2066.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Thu 6/3, 10 PM, Mixmaster Throwdown. 312-337-3486.

JOY BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop and house. 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. 312-337-4040.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 7 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Structure. Saturdays, DJ Hitman. Sundays and Thursdays, Mach 1. 312-337-2583.

LELIA JANE'S 1008 W. Armitage: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fri 5/28, Drippin' Wet with Ayrun spin downtempo and deep house. Sat 5/29, Roberto Torreggiani & Brett Long. 773-665-7885.

LENNOX LOUNGE 3032 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Thu 6/3, Jared Wheeler, DJ Ritejahs spins dancehall. 773-281-9900.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Mach 1. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, Mach 1 & DJ Structure spin hip-hop and house (no cover). 773-348-5100.

THE LOFT 15 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Ed Vantage. 312-337-4349.

MAMBO GRILL 412 N. Clark: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Wak spins deep house, Motown, disco, and funk. 312-467-9797.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sundays, 9 PM, Platestation DJ (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, Jason Christopher & Mike Hahn, Aventura, Jeremiah Seraphine. 312-828-9000.

MOONSHINE 1824 W. Division: Wed 6/2, 9 PM, John Simmons with guests. 773-862-8686.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Razer X & Ryan Bedlam spin electroclash and industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Sundays and Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Mondays, DJ Eleven spins glam, thrash, heavy rock, and metal. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dave Roberts. 773-528-2622.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 1:30 AM, Shon Dervis. Saturdays, 1:30 AM, DJ Trew, DJ Verb, Panacea. Thursdays, midnight, DJ Form. 773-489-0011.

ONTOURAGE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Chris Tomasone & Nandy Maxx spin hip-hop and dance. Saturdays, Jernell Geronimo, Nandy Maxx, Mark Jandes spin hip-hop and house. Wednesdays, Luis Rivera & Dwight Burr spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. 312-573-1470.

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.

RANCHO LUNA 2554 W. Diversey: Sundays, 8 PM, Paul Lopez. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Felix & DJ Prieto spin reggaeton, merengue, bachata, hip-hop, and salsa (no cover). 773-772-9333.

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.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy. 312-738-9971.

RODAN 1530 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Sun 5/30, 10 PM, Nick Holm, JRick. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, Brian Kelley. First Wednesday of every month, 11 PM, Josh Werner & James Anthony. 773-276-7036.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Angelist, Nick K, Josh Werner, Freq1C spin jungle, techno, and drum 'n' bass (no cover). 773-549-4444.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 5/28, Halo, Kenny Hawkes. Sat 5/29, Miles Maeda, Jonene. Sun 5/30, Justin Long, Brad Owen. Tuesdays, DJ Chilliwinters spins EBM, industrial, noise, and synth pop. Wednesdays, DJ Pogo spins indie, Britpop, new wave, and alternative. Thu 6/3, Ben Sims, DJ T-1000. Fri 6/4, Kaskade, Dayhota, Sista Stroke. Sat 6/5, Darshan Jesrani, Common Factor, Meiotic Soundsystem. Sundays, DJs spin everything (no cover). 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Joe Bryl, Fabio. Saturdays and Thursdays, Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rikshaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Last Monday of every month, DJ Nice Station Zebra, DJ Yves St. LeRoc. Tuesdays, DJ Courtland hosts guest DJs for the "Supreme Court Hearings." Wed 6/2, Chris Widman & Don Solo spin and host a showcase of "futurefunk,

jazztronica, freakstep, and trip-hop." 312-226-7600.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 5/28, Dean Coleman, Agent 47, John Grammatis, Orchard Lounge, Hiroki. Saturdays, John Curley, Chris Tomasone, Jernell Geronimo, Shaka 23, Jay Prasad. Sun 5/30, Ralphi Rosario. Thu 6/3, DJs spin at the "Fashion Rocks Chicago" show. Fri 6/4, Misstress Barbara, Chris Gin, Pulz-8, Pete Shaker Bones. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Peter Mavrik & VJ Terp. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias (no cover). Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Tyrone. First Thursday of every month, Greg Haus spins electroclash. First Saturday of every month, DJ Stoney & DJ Peter Mavrik spin hip-hop. 773-327-7711.

SPOT6 3343 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, Julius Buckland, Trackmaster D, Mixin' Margot, Manchild. Saturdays, Burst, DJ Droopy, Nanotech, Pipeline, MF, Vijay, Renan, 40 Oz. 773-388-0185.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Saturdays, 9 PM, Chris Underwood spins hip-hop, neosoul, and salsa. 773-486-7427.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge after 10 PM: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-2:30 AM, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, disco, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane, D Double spin at the 606 Entertainment open mike. Wednesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, David Chavez & Cazwell James spin deep house. 773-278-6600.

SYN 1009 N. Rush: Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 8 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, DJs spin. 312-664-0007.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Sundays, DJ Rich Rock. Mondays, DJ Dan Ryan. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy & DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. 773-227-4906.

TOTU CAFE 2300 5th Ave., River Grove: DJs spin 9 PM-3 AM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJs spin prog, breaks, house, funk, and dub. Saturdays, DJs spin prog, tribal house, breaks, and techno. 708-583-1003.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. 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, Jay Funk. 312-491-9729.

UPTOWN LOUNGE 1136 W. Lawrence: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM; no cover. Fri 5/28, Joe Glover. Saturdays, Sean Patrick spins funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and acid jazz. Wednesdays, Trew & Verb spin funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and old school. Thursdays, DJ Spin. 773-878-1136.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 5/28, Chris Gin, Angelist, Tony & Carol, Khaaliq, Nate Scott, DJ Dolla Bill, KJ, Madd House Miguel, Cisco. Sat 5/29, Richard Humpty Vission, Jimmie Page, Dino G, DJ Structure, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez. Sun 5/30, Armin Van Buuren, Mazi, DJ Flipside, Chris Tomasone, DJ KCJ, Hipolito Sanchez, Chris Santiago. Tue 6/1, Jesse de la Pena, Teri Bristol, Chris Gin spin at the Decadence of Pleasure Bartender's Ball Tour. Sat 6/5, DJ Rap, Luke Fair, Nosmo. 312-266-2114.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays, 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.

WHITE STAR LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 225 W. Ontario: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJ Spin & DJ Mach 1 spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop, and R&B. 312-337-8080.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 10 PM, DJ Storm. Saturdays, DJ Phatman. Mondays, DNS & Monna spin jazz and house. Tuesdays, DJ Kenny spins house. Wednesdays, DJ Vego & DJ Reggie spin progressive house and trance. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 5/28, Greenskeepers (live), Slater Hogan, Tim Shumaker, John Larner, Chris Santiago. Saturdays, Psycho Bitch, Andre Harris, DJ PNS. Mon 5/31, Frank Solano, Derrick Carter, Diz, Hiroki. Wednesdays, Julius the Mad Thinker, DJ FLX, DJ Monna. Thursdays, DJs spin downtempo, hip-hop, old school, and house. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays and Sun 5/30, 9 PM, Billy the Kid, DJ Markski, Brett Lee, Hollywood Bob, DJ Night, D-Double Jay. 630-985-1111.

ZZA ZZO 551 N. Ogden: Sundays, 9 PM, Rick Garcia. 312-733-9000.

Folk & Country

Concerts

TRICIA ALEXANDER performs acoustic music and spoken word with a band and chorus. Sun 6/6, 4 PM, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove. 630-968-0358.

MARK CLEVELAND Sun 6/6, 1 PM, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Kendall College, 2600 Central Park, Evanston. 847-475-1030.

PATTY LOVELESS Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. & Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222.

MONTGOMERY GENTRY, BLAKE SHELTON Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session with Kieran O'Hare & John Daley (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Dave Schultz & Chuck Pinney host the "Twang Night" showcase. 773-395-3002.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Sun 5/30, 7 PM, Paul Kaye. 847-424-9800.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Sat 6/5, 8:30 PM, Meredith, Carlton & Kramer. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, DJ Chris B spins country (with dance lessons with Julie, Don & Larry on Fridays). Sundays, 6-11 PM, Big John. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Big John & Chris B. spin (with country dance lessons with Sharman). 630-830-7200.

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

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fri 6/4, Bluestack. Sat 6/5, Another Pint. 708-687-9323.

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

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: No cover. Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Another Pint. Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Fairplay. Sundays, 4-7 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. Sun 6/6, 1 PM, Academy of Irish Music. 773-473-5263.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 6/4, 10:30 PM, Blazing Saddles. 847-541-4700.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session (no cover). 773-878-3343.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sundays, 3:30 PM, and Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fri 5/28, Seamus O'Kane. Sat 5/29, Johnny Gleeson & Ted Healy. Fri 6/4, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 6/5, Bluestack. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Dale Watson & His LoneStars (see Critic's Choice). Sat 5/29, 9 PM, James Talley (see Critic's Choice), Switchback, Scott Momenthy & friends. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 6/5, BJ Sarkissian, Jake Michael. 219-464-4700.

GRAFTON 4530 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 5-8 PM, Sean Cleland & Pat Finnegan host an Irish session. 773-271-9000.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Sat 5/29, 5 PM, Fred Eaglesmith. 773-472-5139.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Brian Granse. 773-465-8005.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Jeremy Raskin; performers receive a free drink. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Erin Jordan. 773-235-9795.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Country Sky Band. 312-337-3486.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Tue 6/1, 9:30 PM, Jim DeWan & Liz Knowles (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Clodagh Ryan & friends. Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, Dooleys. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session hosted by Theresa Shine & Erin Lowery. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Mondays, 8 PM, Dime Store String Band (18+; no cover). 847-869-0450.

NOLA'S 32ND WARD SEAFOOD HOUSE 1856 W. North: Mondays, 10 PM, Wingnuts, DJ Koondog. 773-395-4300.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, tribute to Memphis with faculty and staff, Jimmy Johnson, Dave Specter, Dolly Varden, Kelly Hogan, Devil in a Woodpile, Mystery Train. Sun 6/6, 4 and 7 PM, Muriel Anderson, Phil Keaggy & Laurence Juber. 773-728-6000.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Farmageddon. 773-274-3239.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Steve Forbert, Stacey Earle, Mark Stuart. 773-525-2508.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Golden Horse Ranch Square Dance Band, Leon Chance, Lawrence Peters. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 5/28, Joe Higgins. Fri 6/4, Jere Stormer. Sun 6/6, 4 PM, Tricia Alexander with Rich Prezioso, Doug Lofstrom, Diana Laffey, Alpha Stewart & others. 630-969-9720.

WEST GATE COFFEEHOUSE 924 W. Madison: Sun 6/6, 3 PM, John Hasbrouck. 312-829-9378.

WRIGLEYVILLE NORTH 3900 N. Sheridan: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Justus. 773-929-9543.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

CHICAGO MALE CHORUS Sun 5/30, 4 PM, Jubilee Temple Church, 114 E. 59th. 773-955-0138.

KATHERINE DAVIS performs at "First Fridays." Fri 6/4, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

KATHERINE DAVIS TRIO Free concert. Tue 6/1, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DANA DIVINE, ACE, STRONG, PLATINUM PLUS Thu 6/3, 12:30 PM, C.E. Hughes Elementary School, 4247 W. 15th. 773-534-1762.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

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.

BAD DOG TAVERN 4535 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Mon 5/31, Broken Radio. 773-334-4040.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Fri 5/28, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. Sat 5/29, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. Sundays, 10 PM, Jerry Barry & friends (no cover). Mondays, Nigel Mack (acoustic show; no cover). Wed 6/2, Chainsaw Dupont. Fri 6/4, Matthew Skoller. Sat 6/5, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 847-424-9800.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Maurice John Vaughn Band with Shirley Johnson. Mondays, Fri 6/4, and Sat 6/5, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 6/1, Linsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Nellie Travis. Sundays, Thursdays, Fri 6/4, and Sat 6/5, Shirley Johnson Band. Tue 6/1, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth 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 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sun 5/30, Mike Wheeler. Mon 5/31, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 6/1, Cadillac Dave & the Chicago Red Hots. Thu 6/3, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. 773-528-1012.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Larry Taylor Blues and Soul Band. Thursdays, 8 PM, Big D & His Band. 773-722-8744.

BOULEVARD BLUES CLUB 3733 Grand Blvd., Brookfield: Wed 6/2, 8:30 PM, Brother John. 708-485-9900.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; free acoustic shows at 5:30 PM Fridays and 6 PM Saturdays. Fri 5/28, 5:30 PM, Christopher Walz; 9:30 PM, Duke Tumatoe, Willie Kent & the Gents. Sat 5/29, 6 PM, Diamond Jim Greene; 9:30 PM, Carl Weathersby, Jake La Botz. Sun 5/30, Ron Prince & Hard Time. Tue 6/1, Johnny Drummer. Wed 6/2, Aron Burton. Thu 6/3, Michael Coleman. Fri 6/4, 5:30 PM, Jimmy Burns; 9:30 PM, Lazy Lester, Tommy McCracken. Sat 6/5, 6 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9:30 PM, Eddie C. Campbell, Stan Skibby & the Love Soldiers. Sun 6/6, Sean Costello. 312-427-0333.

CIRCLE INN 7300 Circle, Forest Park: Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Madman Blues Band. 708-771-2123.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 5 PM, "Stop by the Church: A Gospel Cabaret" with KT McCammond, Daryl Nitz, Jimmy Odom, Carla Parker. 773-278-1830.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 8 PM. Fridays, Motor City Josh. Sat 5/29, Bumblebee Bob. 630-325-0780.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners. 847-516-0300.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Madman Blues Band. Sat 5/29, Three Strikes. Wednesdays, Innocence hosts an open jam. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 6/4, 9:30 PM, Professor John & His Band. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Mr. Blotto, Tyrin Benoit. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

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

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Jo Jo Murray & the Top Flight Blues Band. 630-416-4898.

GENTLE PERSUASION 8959 S. Ashland: Mondays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-233-4800.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 5/29, Nigel Mack & the Blues Attack. Tue 6/1, J.B. Ritchie Power Blues Band. Sat 6/5, Steepwater Band. 708-484-3610.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Chicago Playboys. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Oteil & the Peacemakers, Greyhounds. Sun 5/30, Matthew Skoller. Tue 6/1, Joe Moss Band. Wed 6/2, Blue Mirror Band. Thu 6/3, Jimmy Burns. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Chicago Playboys. 312-923-2000.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-3 AM, DJ Mr. B. Sundays, 7-11 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. First Thursday of every month, 7-11:30 PM, Snatch Inc. 708-647-6519.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Sat 5/29 and Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Les Getrex. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Eddy Clearwater. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sam Goode. Tuesdays, Phil Guy, Joanna Connor, Quintus McCormick. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Les Getrex. Thursdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Byther Smith. 773-477-4646.

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. Thursdays, Shorty Mack. 773-493-3477.

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

MADISON AVENUE 34 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Sundays, 8 PM, jam session with Chris Sipos, Tuck Dailey, Danny King. 847-662-6090.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, Blue Plate Special. 630-446-4001.

MIKE'S BAR & GRILL 1837 S. 17th, Broadview: Sundays, 5-8 PM, Carlos Johnson with Lawrence Fields, Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy, Sam Green, Pooky Styx (no cover). 708-681-0135.

MR. BILL'S 1246 W. 127th, Calumet Park: Sundays, 8 PM, Lucky Price & the Superstitions. 708-388-9760.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Sat 5/29, Big Sweaty Men. Sat 6/5, TNT Dyno-Mite Blues Band. 773-252-1155.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, tribute to Memphis with faculty and staff, Jimmy Johnson, Dave Specter, Dolly Varden, Kelly Hogan, Devil in a Woodpile, Mystery Train. 773-728-6000.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Thu 6/3, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Sat 6/5, Mississippi Heat. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Fri 6/4, Mississippi Heat. 847-243-3700.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Michael Coleman Trio. 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. Wed 6/2, Doktu Rhute Muuzic. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Howard Scott & the World Band. Fri 6/4, Larry Taylor Band. Sat 6/5, Mike Milligan & Steamshovel. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 9 PM, Nate Manos hosts the blues jam. Mondays, 9 PM, Carlos Johnson & friends. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Vini & the Demons. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Pete Special. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Fri 5/28, 9:30 PM, Carlos Johnson Band with Billy Branch. Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sun 5/30, 9:30 PM, Larry Taylor. Tuesdays, 10 PM, and Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thu 6/3, 9:30 PM, Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo & Tony Mangiullo, Moto Makino. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Billy Boy Arnold, Bob Stroger, Willie Smith, James Wheeler. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sun 5/30, Quintus McCormick. Tue 6/1, Da Blues Guys. Thu 6/3, Dona Oxford. Sat 6/5, Rockin' Johnny. Sun 6/6, Jon McDonald. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Tenry Johns Band. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 5/29, Scotty & the Bad Boys. Mondays, Continental. 773-772-6656.

Jazz

Concerts

TRICIA ALEXANDER performs acoustic music and spoken word with a band and chorus. Sun 6/6, 4 PM, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove. 630-968-0358.

ALTERNATIVES LITTLE BIG BAND WITH BARRY WINOGRAD Fri 6/4, 6:30 PM, Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-2100.

FRED ANDERSON TRIO Free concert. Tue 6/1, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE with Bobbi Wilsyn; free concert. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Hamilton Park Cultural Center, 513 W. 72nd. 312-427-1676.

CHICAGO JAZZ ORCHESTRA WITH KURT ELLING AND NICHOLAS PAYTON Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-409-3947 or 312-334-7777.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ COMBOS Tue 6/1, 8 PM, Recital Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE Wed 6/2, 8 PM, Lincoln Park Student Center, DePaul University, 2250 N. Sheffield. 773-325-7260.

BILL FUDOLI/RICH FUDOLI QUINTET Thu 6/3, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

JERU Wed 6/2, 7:30 PM, Brookdale Music Recital Hall, 1550 N. Rte. 59, Naperville. 630-983-5100.

HANK JONES TRIO with Clark Terry, Joe Lovano, and Ernestine Anderson. Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

JEFF LORBER, JEFF GOLUB, MAYSA, EVERETTE HARP, MICHAEL WHITE, GARY TAYLOR Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress. 312-922-2110 or 312-902-1500.

RHYTHM ROCKETS with Professor John. Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

BOBBY SHORT & HIS ORCHESTRA Sun 6/6, 5:30 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

BEN WAGGLEY TRIO performs at Wonka Ball 2004 (benefit for About Face Theatre). Thu 6/3, 6:30 PM, Architectural Artifacts, 4325 N. Ravenswood. 773-784-8565.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 5/28, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet with Kim Cusack. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Saturdays, 6 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sat 5/29, 9:30 PM, BMR4. Sundays, 7 PM, John Watson Quartet. 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. Tuesdays, 5 PM, Art Hoyle Quintet/Ron Friedman Quintet; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Dan Saura & Aaron Krueger; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson with Peter Roothaan, Chris Foreman, Greg Rockingham. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 6/4, noon, Franz Jackson. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Mike Frost Project. 312-642-6805.

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

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Systems 7. Sun 5/30 and Mon 5/31, Carmen Stokes. Tue 6/1 through Sat 6/5, Detour. Sun 6/6, Bobby Lewis. 312-751-2433.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Rhythm Rockets. 847-381-8585.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Thursdays, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. 847-424-9800.

BRAXTON'S SEAFOOD GRILL Oakbrook Mall, 3 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook: Sat 5/29, 8 PM, John Bany Trio with Claudia Stefanski. Thu 6/3, 6 PM, Jeru. 630-574-2155.

BURGUNDY INN 2706 N. Ashland: Sundays, 5-9 PM, Albert G./Paul Basa. 773-327-0303.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Tue 6/1, 8 PM, Al Keeler. Fri 6/4, 8:30 PM, Barry Winograd Trio. 847-256-8870.

CAFE SHINO 211 E. Ontario: Piano bar with music at 9:30 PM. Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, Vickie Tsunozai. 312-266-2280.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Sat 5/29, Kimberly Gordon Quartet. Sat 6/5, Deep Blue Organ Trio. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/28, Harris Eisenstadt Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Sat 5/29, Richard Nickel Transaction Ensemble. 773-463-0158.

CARLUCCI'S 250 Marriott, Lincolnshire: Fridays, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-478-0990.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. 847-647-8282.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Sat 5/29, Mike Frost Trio. Fri 6/4, Mark Colby Duo. 630-584-2100.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Sat 5/29, 10 PM, Maralyn Gaza Trio. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Ken Shiokawa Trio. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Video Gum Culture. 773-245-0399.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge after 8 PM; no cover. Fri 5/28, Dave Simone Trio. Sat 5/29, Ed Coward Trio. 847-969-9900.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 6/1, 9:30 PM, Triage. Wed 6/2, 9:30 PM, Keefe Jackson Sextet. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 6/4, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. Sat 6/5, Matt Erion Trio. 630-377-9222.

FAMILY DEN 8948 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Crosswind hosts a jam session. 773-734-8545.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Sundays, Donny DeMarco. 773-685-8083.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 5/30, 6 PM, Grandstand Big Band. Sun 6/6, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FULLERTON AVE. BEACH CAFE 2400 N. Lake Shore Dr.: Sun 5/30, 1 PM, Tony Morrison Quartet. 312-747-0832.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 7:30 PM. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ken Shiokawa. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 5/28, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Detour. Sat 5/29, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Jerry DeVivo Band. Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Jose Valdes Trio (no cover); 9:30 PM, DJs spin mambo and salsa. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fridays, 5-8 PM, Ben Rudolph (no cover). Fri 5/28, 9 PM, and Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Sheila Jordan (see Critic's Choice). Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 5/30, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 6/2, 9 PM, Laurence Hobgood Quintet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Scott Burns Quartet. Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Grazyna Auguscik Quintet. Sun 6/6, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon (Marilyn Monroe tribute). 773-878-5552.

GRIDLEY'S 4868 Rte. 83, Long Grove: Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Bryan Allmann Quartet (with Sarah Nielson on Saturdays). 847-478-3663.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sun 5/30, 7:30 PM, Jazz Unlimited Big Band. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thursdays, 9:45 PM, Kelly Hogan & the Wooden Leg. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Streetdancer. Mon 5/31, 9 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Andreas Kapsalis Trio, Goran Ivanovic Group. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Fri 5/28, 11:30 PM, Triage. Tue 6/1, 10 PM, Boris Hauf & friends. 773-772-9970.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sun 5/30, Harris Eisenstadt Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Sun 6/6, Paul Hartsaw Tentet. 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 5/28 through Sun 5/30, Scott Hamilton Quartet. Tue 6/1 through Sun 6/6, Denny Zeitlin/Buster Williams/Matt Wilson. 312-670-2473.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Tuesdays, 7-10 PM, Bob Guthrie Quartet with Tammie McCann. 708-647-6519.

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, Brother John. 312-595-5299.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon (no cover). Fri 5/28, 10 PM, Paul Giallorenzo Trio. Sat 5/29 and Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Sun 5/30 and Sun 6/6, 8:30 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. First Tuesday of every month, 9 PM, Brian O'Hern hosts "Chanteuse," a showcase for vocalists (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). 773-348-7592.

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. First Wednesday of every month, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band with Senebella. 773-493-3477.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: First Tuesday of every month, 10 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet (no cover). 773-862-7877.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: First Tuesday of every month, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. 773-404-9494.

METROPOLIS COFFEE COMPANY 1039 W. Granville: Mondays, 7 PM, Jazz Conspiracy (no cover). 773-764-0400.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Paul Abella's Extra Large Duo. Wed 6/2, 7 PM, Montage (no cover). Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Green Light. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, David Jennings Project. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Inline Six. 630-446-4001.

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

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar. Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Matt Pinizotto Trio. 773-764-8900.

MYOPIC BOOKS 1564 N. Milwaukee: Mon 5/31, 9 PM, Paul Hartsaw/Clifton Hyde/Mike Reed (no cover). 773-862-4882.

96TH FLOOR LOUNGE 96th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 7 PM. Sun 5/30, Professor John Duo. Mon 5/31, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. 312-787-9596.

NORTHBROOK COURT 2171 Northbrook Ct., Northbrook: No cover. Thu 6/3, 7 PM, Suenos. 847-498-8161.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. 312-787-3131.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Sat 5/29, 7 and 10 PM, Charlie Hunter Trio, Benevento Russo Duo. Sun 5/30, 5 PM, Hot Club of 52nd Street featuring the Johnny Frigo Quartet with Bucky Pizzarelli & Frank Vignola. Wed 6/2, 8:30 PM, Tindanga Mama with Nicole Mitchell perform music celebrating sisterhood as part of the "AfroFolk Live" series (no cover). 773-728-6000.

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

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

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 5/28, Kyle Asche Organ Trio. Sat 5/29, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Fri 6/4, Andrew Lautenbach Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Tuesdays, Elaine Dame Duo. Wed 6/2, Birdwatch. Thu 6/3, Curtis Robinson Trio. Sat 6/5, Andrew Lautenbach Quartet. 847-243-3700.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, Don Tisch Quintet. 773-486-9862.

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, Alison Ruble & Jeremy Kahn (no cover). Tuesdays, Typhanie Monique & Neal Alger (no cover). Wednesdays, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Yoko Noge. Sat 5/29, D.S.O., John Juul & friends. Tuesdays, Mark Madsen (no cover). 847-266-1313.

PUMP ROOM Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 N. State Pkwy.: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, Erin McDougald Trio. 312-266-0360.

RAMADA INN 4900 S. Lake Shore Dr.: Fridays, 7 PM, Jazz Masters with Gina Gibson. 773-288-5800.

RAW BAR 3720 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 773-348-7291.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 5-8 PM, Vince Willis. Thursdays, 5-8 PM, Phil Gratteau. 773-645-5200.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Ken Chaney Xperience with Duke Payne, Dee Alexander, discopoet Khari B. (benefit for the Love Foundation). 312-492-6100.

RODAN 1530 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Cushicles. Sun 6/6, 5 PM, Audley Reid performs at the Association of Black Psychologists' annual scholarship benefit (call 773-995-2382 for tickets). 773-276-7036.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Sat 5/29, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-491-1122.

SIGNATURE ROOM 95th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 6:30 PM. Fri 5/28 and Sat 5/29, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. Sun 5/30, 11 AM-2 PM, Bill Peterson. 312-787-9596.

SIGNATURE ROOM GRILLE 6401 Purchase, Woodridge: Music at 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays, and 5:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 5/28, Kelly Brand Trio with Stephanie Browning. Sat 5/29, Kelly Brand Trio with Libby York. Thu 6/3, Elaine Dame Duo. 630-598-9777.

SPAREROOM 2416 W. North: Sat 5/29, 8:30 PM, Cristin Wildbolz & Carol Genetti, Tatsu Aoki & Robbie Hunsinger. Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Birgit Ulher/Jerome Bryerton/Carol Genetti, Amy Cimini/Fred Lonberg-Holm/Kate Young/Aram Shelton. 773-862-2447.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Trio. Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Duo. 312-527-3510.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 6/3, 9 PM, Paul Hartsaw Tentet. 773-862-3616.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, Lynn Hilton Trio. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Luiz Ewerling & A Cor do Brasil; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 5/28, Kaliq Woods Quartet. Sat 5/29, Harris Eisenstadt Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Sundays, 8 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett & percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 6/3, Vincent Davis Quartet (tribute to Elvin Jones; free admission). Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Sticks and Stones. 312-791-9050.

VINCITORI 14 N. Cass, Westmont: Fri 5/28, 7 PM, Marshall Vente Trio. 630-663-9467.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Keri Johnsrud Trio (no cover). 312-642-5140.

Experimental

Clubs

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sun 5/30, 9:30 PM, Cerberus Shoal (see Spot Check), Tiny Hairs, Halon. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Wed 6/2, 9 PM, Broken Spindles, Passages/Restiform Bodies (18+). 773-525-2508.

International

Concerts

ERIC KEITH & WATERHOUSE Wed 6/2, 10:30 AM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 225.

International

Clubs

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Wednesdays, DJ Cojoe B spins dancehall. 312-666-8106.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Sun 5/30, 9 PM, Twilite Tone, Killaface Sound System, DJ Moe, Sygnified Sound System, Dub Dis. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 5/28, Dub Dis. Sat 5/29 and Sun 5/30, Indika. Wednesdays, One Blood Soundsystem. 773-348-3998.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Banda Rika. 630-416-4898.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 5/28, 9 PM, Cyro Baptista & Beat the Donkey (see Spot Check), Lonesome Organist. Sat 6/5, 10:30 PM, Chicago Samba. 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Carlos Ortega Combo. 773-348-7592.

N 2977 N. Elston: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, David Pardo & friends spin bossa nova and Latin house. Tuesdays, Papa G spins reggae. 773-866-9898.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sundays, 11 PM, DJ Papa G spins reggae (no cover). Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

SPAZIO 483 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield: Sat 5/29, 9 PM, Son Trinidad, Andreas. 847-272-9922.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Sundays, 6-9 PM, DJs spin salsa dura and Afro-Caribbean jazz at "Saoco Sunday." 773-784-5439.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 8 PM, Roots Revival with Joe Thomas & Elliot Taggart. 312-266-7761.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, DJs spin dancehall. Thu 6/3, Hydro. Fri 6/4, Flex Crew. Sat 6/5, Hydro, Baaro. 773-327-4273.

ZZA ZZO 551 N. Ogden: Sat 5/29, 10 PM-3 AM, DJ Skyy, Frank Solano, DJ Henry, Cisco. 312-733-9000.

Classical

ARS ANTIGUA in a free program of French Baroque composers (Hotteterre, Naudot, Rameau, Boismortier, Baton). Sun 5/30, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ALICIA BERNECHE & JEFFREY PANKO soprano & piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Handel, Berlioz, R. Strauss). Wed 6/2, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wed 6/2, 6:30-8:30 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce. 773-342-6000.

CANTATE Benjamin Rivera, conductor, with pianist Jeffrey Hamrick & percussionist Christopher Paquette in a program of Spanish & Latin American composers. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont. Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Countryside Unitarian Universalist Church, 1025 N. Smith, Palatine. 847-475-8606.

CHICAGO CHILDREN'S CHOIR (Hearne, Durufle, Chen Yi). Sun 6/6, 7 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-334-7777.

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER Raymond Leppard conducts Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims. Sat 5/29, 7:30 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-704-8414 or 312-334-7777.

CHICAGO SINFONIETTA with mezzo-soprano Sibongile Khumalo in Mzilikazi Khumalo's opera Princess Magogo kaDinuzulu. Fri 6/4 through Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CHICAGO STRING QUARTET with pianist Alan Chow (Mozart, Beethoven, Franck). Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 5/28, 1:30 PM, and Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Mariss Jansons, conductor, with pianist Daniel Barenboim (Haydn, R. Strauss, Tchaikovsky). Tue 6/1, 7:30 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor (Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky). Thu 6/3 through Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with violinist Samuel Magad (Bartok, Janacek, Ran). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERCUSSION SCHOLARSHIP GROUP (Bach, Rouse, Schifrin/Freeman, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ginastera/Colnot & others). Sat 5/29, 2 PM, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000.

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO Daniel Barenboim conducts Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Free admission; tickets required. Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS Free admission for listeners. Sat 5/29, 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 5/30, 1-5 PM, and Sat 6/5, 9 AM-5 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-341-1521.

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE CONCERT CHOIR & CHAMBER SINGERS Thu 6/3, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA in a free concert (Mozart, Puccini, Nielsen). Wed 6/2, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY COMPOSERS' FORUM Free admission. Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DUPAGE CHORALE sings choruses from Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. Sun 6/6, 7:30 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 5/28, 12:10 PM, organist Colin Lynch. Fri 6/4, 12:10 PM, soprano Melina Pyron & pianist Sharon Peterson. 312-787-4570.

FULCRUM POINT NEW MUSIC PROJECT performs Mark-Anthony Turnage's Blood on the Floor in a new-music program. See Critic's Choice. Tue 6/1, 7:30 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-334-7777.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 5/30, 2 PM, International Contemporary Ensemble performs music of contemporary Chicago composers (Eckardt, A. Williams, Gifford, Garrop, Vimalassery, Davis, Smooke; free admission). 312-494-2655.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE Christian Knapp, conductor, with violinist David Bowlin in a free new-music program (Fujikura, Adamek, Talvitie, Chabashvili, Ruo). Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Concert Hall, Columbia College, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-494-2655.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE "Young composers will combine various orchestra instruments with the toy piano" in a free children's concert. Sat 5/29, 6 PM, Casa Sandia, 1359 W. 16th St. 312-494-2655.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE performs Du Yun's "theater piece-in-progress" Zolle in a free workshop performance. Tue 6/1, 7 PM, Three Arts Club, 1300 N. Dearborn. 312-494-2655.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE in a free new-music program (Fujikura, Guzman, Fagerlund, Hong, Karastoyanova-Hermentin, Gal). Thu 6/3, 8 PM, Columbia College Chicago, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-494-2655.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE Cliff Colnot conducts a free new-music program (Gilbert, Adamek, Karastoyanova-Hermentin, Guzman, Fujikura). Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Columbia College Chicago, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-494-2655.

INTIMATE OPERA CHICAGO (Verdi, Rigoletto). Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, and Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Grace United Methodist Church, 3325 W. Wrightwood. 773-342-1509 or 773-342-0602.

LAKE SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Russell Vinick, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Janet Reynolds & the Suzuki strings of the Music Institute of Chicago (Haydn, Mahler, traditional). Sun 6/6, 7:30 PM, Northside College Preparatory High School, 5501 N. Kedzie. 312-409-5670.

JASMINE LIN, RAMI SOLOMONOW, MARINA HOOVER & DEBORAH SOBOL violin, viola, cello & piano, in a free concert (Schumann). Tue 6/1, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

MAXIM'S 24 E. Goethe: Thu 6/3, 7 PM, members of Lyric Opera Center for American Artists (Gershwin, Ravel, Rorem, Thomson). Sun 6/6, 3 PM, singers from Bella Voce. 312-742-1748.

SHARON NAKHIMOVSKY, PAUL GARAUD, JULIA BERIAN, UNHEE DO & ANNE ROUNDS violins, viola, cello & piano, in a free concert (Shostakovich, Albeniz). Thu 6/3, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR Jeordano Martinez conducts a free concert. Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-7469.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Michael Burritt, conductor, with vibraphonist Anders Astrand & xylophonist Kris Keeton (Burritt, Levitan, Wiley, Becker). Fri 5/28, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC BAND Ryan Nelson, conductor (Bennett, Finney, Whitacre). Thu 6/3, 7:30 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 (Mahler, Zemlinsky). Fri 6/4, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

CAST MEMBERS FROM PRINCESS MAGOGO KA DINUZULU perform excerpts from the new opera by South African composer Mzilikazi Khumalo (see also listing for Chicago Sinfonietta at Ravinia). Fri 5/28, noon, Daley Plaza, 118 N. Clark. Fri 5/28, 7 PM, Chicago State University, 9501 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Sat 5/29, 11 AM, Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 847-266-5000.

SYMPHONY II Larry Rachleff, conductor (Rachmaninoff, Jan Bach). Sun 5/30, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-866-6888.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CHORUS & MOTET CHOIR Randi Von Ellefson & Barbara Schubert, conductors (Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky). Fri 6/4, 8 PM, and Sat 6/5, 4 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

ANDRE WATTS piano (Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Ligeti, Bartok, Liszt). Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

In-Store Appearances

THE APPLE STORE 679 N. Michigan: Fri 5/28, 6 PM, Rubies. 312-981-9882.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange: Sat 5/29, 8 PM, Amanda Sena. Sun 5/30, 4 PM, Eric Himan. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Paul Vezmer. 708-579-9660.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1500 16th, Oak Brook: Music at 8 PM. Fri 6/4, Amanda Sena. Sat 6/5, Seven Day Run. 630-574-0800.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1144 Lake, Oak Park: Music at 8 PM. Sat 5/29, 2 PM, Eric Himan; 8 PM, Paul Vezmer. Sat 6/5, Mike Gallagher Group. 708-386-6927.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 2817 N. Clark: Sun 6/6, 2 PM, Marshall Titus. 773-935-3909.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park: Music at 8 PM. Fri 5/28, Mike Gallagher Band. Fri 6/4, Seven Day Run. 708-460-7566.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 4718 N. Broadway: Fri 5/28, 8 PM, Eric Himan. 773-334-7338.

RECORD EMPORIUM 3346 N. Paulina: Sat 5/29, 5 PM, Corporate Circus. Sun 5/30, Waz (acoustic). Sat 6/5, 6 PM, Blake & Blue. 773-248-1821.

TOWER RECORDS 2301 N. Clark: Thu 6/3, 7 PM, Lacuna Coil. 773-477-5994.

Open Mikes & Jams

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike with Home Cookin' (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: No cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, poetry open mike with music by Bemaji. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, open turntables. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan & Don Maloney. 847-381-8585.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (8 PM-3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike for hip-hop and freestyle battles hosted by Monsoon, with DJ Journey. 773-235-9100.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Tuesdays, Lil' Ed Williams hosts the jam. 847-424-9800.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Wed 6/2, Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted host the pro jam. 773-528-1012.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Sun 5/30, Paul Allodi hosts an open mike. 847-550-1127.

CAFE MESTIZO 2123 S. Ashland: Sundays, 6-9 PM, avant-garde jazz jam session hosted by Nicole Mitchell, David Boykin, Karl E.H. Seigfried, Mike Reed. 312-942-0095.

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

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by the Yo Yo Contingency. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Pretty Girl Marvelous hosts a poetry open mike, with live jazz and percussion. 773-245-0399.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, acoustic open mike. 773-528-7569.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Rock Club open mike and band showcase. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, John Paris Quartet hosts an open mike (no cover). 773-549-5549.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by David Bruce. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, open mike with $3 Blues Band. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Thu 6/3, open mike with Kris Dabu. 219-464-4700.

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

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Sun 5/30, 8 PM, Beckie Menzie hosts an open mike. 312-836-0933.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Nancy Antevski. 773-525-7313.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Thu 6/3, Lenny Spatafore hosts the blues jam. 708-484-3610.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Wed 6/2, 9 PM, Martin Gollogly hosts an open mike (no cover). 773-929-0944.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Mon 5/31, 7:30 PM, avant-garde jazz jam session hosted by Steve Ivan, Dan McNaughton, Tim Keenan. 773-772-9970.

KAFEIN 1621 Chicago, Evanston: Mondays, 8 PM, open mike. 847-491-1621.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sundays, 9:30 PM, open mike. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Grey Parker. 847-869-0450.

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

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Mondays, 10 PM, Danfunk Railroad & Tony Mojica host an open jam with guest DJs (no cover). 773-489-0011.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/4, 8:30 PM, Karen Banks-Lubicz performs at "First Friday," followed by an open stage at 10 PM. 773-728-6000.

O'MALLEY'S 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, open jam. 708-293-1837.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. 773-486-9862.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry LaCroix. 773-276-9730.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: First Tuesday of every month, 8:30 PM, bluegrass jam. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Pat Hall hosts a pro jam. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, open mike. 773-274-3239.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK 4500 S. Michigan: Saturdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open jam session hosted by Kelli Rich. 773-374-2660.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge after 10 PM: Mondays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike hosted by Strike III & Undecided1, with DJs Artek, Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane, D-Double. Thursdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike for poetry and spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart, with live music. 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Sun 5/30, 9 PM, Violence Ammunition, Rockwell (with an open mike; benefit for Ice Factory). 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy, Greg Sorrell, Tim Ilg. 773-929-3680.

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

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

VILLAGE SQUARE 37 S. Main, Sandwich: Fri 5/28, 7 PM, open stage for musicians, poets, and storytellers. 815-878-2693.

Fairs & Festivals

BELMONT-SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL Sheffield between Belmont & School: Sat 6/5 and Sun 6/6, noon-10 PM, Smile Empty Soul, Umphrey's McGee, Von Bondies, Underwater People, Ari Hest, Will Hoge, Hairbanger's Ball, Katie Todd Band, Last of the Showmen, Urban Funk Ordinance, Roscoe Plush. 773-868-3010.

CHICAGO GAELIC PARK IRISH FESTIVAL Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: Fri 5/28, 3:30 PM, Irish Musicians, P. Finnegan & J. Callahan, Sean O'Donnell; 4:45 PM, Joe McShane; 5:15 PM, Velvet Green; 5:30 PM, Indulgers; 6 PM, Mulloy Brothers; 7:30 PM, Gael Force; 7:45 PM, Diggers, Frank McCaffrey; 9:30 PM, City Limits, Tossers, Matt Cunningham & His Band. Sat 5/29, 12:30 PM, Diggers, Donnybrook; 1 PM, Pat Daly & the Sounds of Green; 2:15 PM, Jed Marum; 2:30 PM, Knot Fibb'n; 3 PM, Mike O'Connell & the Shannonaires; 3:30 PM, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 4 PM, Millish, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 4:30 PM, Indulgers; 4:45 PM, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 5:15 PM, Frank McCaffrey; 6 PM, Tommy Makem, Elders; 7:30 PM, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 7:45 PM, Gael Force; 8 PM, Cherish the Ladies; 9:30 PM, Saw Doctors, Kathy Durkin Band. Sun 5/30, noon, Jed Marum, Bernie Glim & Country Roads, Irish Musicians; 1:45 PM, Burren Ceili Band; 2 PM, Millish; 2:30 PM, Pat Woods; 3:15 PM, Jerry Haughey & the Ramblers; 3:45 PM, Knot Fibb'n; 4 PM, Mulloy Brothers; 5 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 5:30 PM, Elders; 5:45 PM, Kathy Durkin Band; 6 PM, Tommy Makem; 7:30 PM, Seven Nations; 7:45 PM, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 8 PM, Cherish the Ladies; 9:30 PM, Black 47, Frank McCaffrey; 9:45 PM, Bohola. Mon 5/31, noon, Three Men in Kilts; 12:30 PM, Salthill Mines; 1:30 PM, Murphy Roche Irish Music Club; 3:15 PM, Bluestack, Larkin & Moran Brothers, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 5 PM, Bohola, Seven Nations, Frank McCaffrey; 6:45 PM, Pat Woods, Black 47, Kathy Durkin Band. 708-687-9323.

CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL features music on three Grant Park stages. Fri 6/4, Gospel Youth Tent, Columbus & Jackson: 4:05 PM, Davante Lenox; 4:10 PM, Oak Park/River Forest Gospel Choir; 4:45 PM, Homewood/Flossmoor Inspirational Choir; 5 PM, St. Albie Gospel Choir; 5:15 PM, Angelic Voices of Lincoln Park High School; 5:30 PM, Lane Tech Preparatory High School Gospel Choir; 5:45 PM, Curie High School Voices of I Am. Petrillo Music Shell, Columbus & Jackson: 6 PM, Bank One Gospel Choir; 6:30 PM, Tyrone Block & LSD; 6:55 PM, Canton Spirituals; 7:45 PM, DeAndre Patterson & Friends; 8:20 PM, D.J. Rogers; 8:50 PM, Bishop Walter Hawkins. Sat 6/5, Early/Day Stage, Jackson & Lake Shore Dr.: 11:45 AM, Rosalind Sanders-Jones & Company; noon, Canton Spirituals; 12:50 PM, Kingdom Builders; 1:20 PM, Vergia Towner Dishmon; 1:45 PM, Radiance with Brightness; 2:15 PM, Shembe Zulu Dancers; 3:30 PM, Darwin Jackson; 4 PM, Reggie Royal & Judah. Gospel Youth Tent, Columbus & Jackson: 1:25 PM, Chris Searcy; 1:30 PM, Zion; 2:15 PM, open mike; 2:45 PM, Erica Marie Archie; 2:50 PM, Evangel Youth Choir; 3:25 PM, Matthew Robinson; 3:30 PM, open mike; 4 PM, Carle Cromwell; 4:10 PM, Sounds from Heaven; 4:20 PM, Levitical Voices of Monument. Petrillo Music Shell, Columbus & Jackson: 5:25 PM, Eric Thomas & the Vernon Park Youth Choir; 6 PM, Martha Munizzi; 6:40 PM, Chicago Mass Choir; 7:15 PM, Yolanda Adams; 8 PM, Percy Bady, Natalie Wilson, New Direction, J. Moss, Dorinda Clark-Doyle. Sun 6/6, Early/Day Stage, Jackson & Lake Shore Dr.: noon, Sacred Sons; 12:35 PM, Genesee Travelers; 1:10 PM, Lewis Singers; 1:45 PM, Silver Stars; 2:15 PM, Willie Harris Gospel Singers; 2:45 PM, Nelson Larkins & the Posse; 3:15 PM, Mixon Singers; 3:55 PM, Douglas Singers. Gospel Youth Tent, Columbus & Jackson: 1:05 PM, RFCA; 1:15 PM, Alpha & Omega; 1:25 PM, open mike; 2:20 PM, Sons of the Most High God; 2:30 PM, Gideon's Army; 2:40 PM, open mike; 3 PM, Chaos; 3:25 PM, Manifest; 3:35 PM, open mike; 3:50 PM, Daugherty Sisters; 4 PM, Columbia College Universal Choir; 4:15 PM, Percy Bady. Petrillo Music Shell, Columbus & Jackson: 4:45 PM, Smokey Robinson; 5 PM, Alvin Willis & the Praise Alive Chorale; 5:25 PM, Albertina Walker, Delois Barrett Campbell, Frankie Treadwell, Charles G. Hayes; 6:20 PM, Ted & Sheri; 6:45 PM, Tanya Ray, Lemmie Battles, Jonita Lattimore, Tramaine Hawkins; 8 PM, Darius Brooks & SDM, Ricky Dillard's New Generation Chorale, Dr. Charles G. Hayes & the Metropolitan Church Choir, Lenox Family. 312-744-3370.

FESTIVAL DU GRAN MAGHREB North Lakeside Cultural Center, 6129 N. Sheridan: Sat 6/5, 7-10:30 PM, El Amal. 773-878-2575.

MANIFEST Columbia College event presents live music at two locations. Thu 5/27, Grant Park, Harrison & Michigan: 1 PM, Et Cetera; 1:50 PM, Dear You; 2:50 PM, Late Nights; 3:35 PM, JP; 4:15 PM, Columbia College Jazz Ensemble; 5:15 PM, Copeland; 6 PM, Saraphine; 6:30 PM, Heiruspecs; 7:45 PM, Cyro Baptista & Beat the Donkey (see Spot Check). Columbia College Sculpture Garden, 11th & Wabash: 11:30 AM, Afrofolk capoeira ensemble; 1:30 PM, Columbia College Senior Jazz Combo; 2:15 PM, Green Street; 3 PM, New Music Ensemble; 3:45 PM, Columbia College Jazz Guitar Ensemble; 5:45 PM, Emi Jarvi; 7:15 PM, female music students of Columbia College. Festival also features theater & dance performances. 312-344-6789.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS features live music at two University of Chicago locations: Fri 5/28, Hutchinson Courtyard, 1135 E. 57th: noon, Love in the Afternoon. Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th: 9 PM, Electronica at U-Chicago. Sat 5/29, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th: 7 PM, Music & Dance Septet. 773-834-8252.

Miscellaneous

CHICAGO DIDJERIDU CHORUS Sat 5/29, 7 PM, Fourth World Artisans, 3440 N. Southport. 773-404-5200.

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN Benefit concert. Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Second Presbyterian Church, 1936 S. Michigan. 312-427-4830, ext. 3830 or 3832.

ELLA JENKINS Free children's concert. Sat 6/5, 6:30 PM, Revere Park, 2509 W. Irving Park. 312-742-7594.

KIDS FARE Children's performance and discussion on the theme "Rhythm Shoes and Dancing Fools." Sat 5/29, 10:30 AM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

SHIRCAGO A cappella concert of traditional and popular music in Hebrew, English, and Ladino. Sun 6/6, 2 PM, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, 618 S. Michigan. 312-322-1743.

WINDY CITY SLICKERS sing at the Lincoln Square Gay Pride benefit for Better Living with HIV. Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Berry United Methodist Church, 4754 N. Leavitt. 773-275-9735.

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