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In the heart of this frigid winter, summer music festivals feel like distant memories. Luckily, Tomorrow Never Knows is holding us over until somewhat bearable weather returns a couple of light-years from now. Featuring dozens of bands (like Superchunk) and comedians (like Natasha Leggero), TNK kicks off with Cayucas at Lincoln Hall and the Jim Jones Revue at Schubas.
Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq's documentary These Birds Walk explores social issues plaguing Pakistan. In Urdu with subtitles. See it at Facets Cinematheque.
In the mood for some blues? You're in luck—the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival is happening. Tonight, the David Grisman Folkjazz Trio and the Don Stiernberg Trio perform at City Winery, and Great Divide, Nick and the Ovorols, and Bigg Otis take the stage at Tonic Room.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.