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Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

ROB ANDERLIK hosts an in-store open mike. Monday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

FRED ARMISEN Y SU MENSAJE DE CARACAS, BIG TIME SARAH & THE BTS EXPRESS "House of Friends" AIDS benefit. Sunday, 8 PM, Annoyance Theater, 3747 N. Clark. 773-509-6811.

BLACK SABBATH, PANTERA, INCUBUS Tuesday, 7 PM, Horizon, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

CASOLANDO perform at an opening reception for the exhibit "El Alma del Pueblo." Thursday, January 21, 6 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DAVID CRAWFORD Free in-store performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

JOE DE LUCA Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

FLOOR 13, BLACK PIRATE MILITIA and others perform at "South Side Music Fest '99." Next Saturday, January 23, 6 PM, Archview Banquet Hall, 3429 S. Archer. 773-385-9125.

HIP-NOZ Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

PETER LUNA Y PRECIOSAS Free in-store performance. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

DALE PETERSOHN & STEPHANIE LOCK Friday, 7:30 PM, Trowbridge Guitar Studio, 1748 W. Balmoral. 773-334-3214.

PLUNGING NECKLINES Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

GARY PUCKETT, GRASS ROOTS, BUCKINGHAMS Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

ROCKIN' JOHNNY Free in-store performance. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books and Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

DAVID SANBORN Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

LINDA M. SMITH Free in-store performance. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

F.M. SMITH Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

TAKE 6 Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

LIVINGSTON TAYLOR Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

THIS IS THIS Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

TRANS 23 Multimedia event features DJs, electronic sound and video artists, and live bands. 7 PM sets with Atmospheric Audio Chair DJs (meeting center) and Lilith (theater); 10 PM sets with DJ U-Gene (meeting center) and Casey Rice & Rob Mazurek, Luna Sol, and Carl Craig's Innerzone Orchestra (theater). Next Saturday, January 23, 7 and 10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

WARREN ZEVON, AMY RIGBY Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-722-5463.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM Fridays, 8 PM Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays, 8 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Saturday, Big Guitars From Memphis. Next Friday, January 22, Jordan Macarus Band. Next Saturday, January 23, Mulligan Stew. 773-478-4408.

ADAGIO 923 W. Weed: Restaurant with music at 10:30 PM. Saturdays, Bandoleros. Thursdays, Smilin' Dave & Donny Greco. 312-787-0400.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Brian. Thursdays, DJ Laura B. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Wednesdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Andrew. 773-348-5100.

ANDROMEDAS 1860 N. Elston: DJs spin in four rooms after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays. 773-489-0600.

ART BAR 215 W. Chicago: Friday, Benefit for South Asian Student Alliance with DJ Raj, DJ B-Noyz, DJ Surreal Sunil & Ank-G, DJ Yogi, DJ Aladdin, DJ Kamran. 312-664-6500.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing. 773-227-6859.

AURA 636 N. Dearborn: DJs spin after 9 PM Thursdays through Sundays. 312-266-2872.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 8 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesday, Coupla Fat Guys. 847-776-9850.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Friday, Stephanie Fletcher. Saturday, David & Marion. 847-332-1116.

BEAN SCENE COFFEE HOUSE 2014 W. Wilson, Batavia: Music after 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Friday, Campaign Zero. Saturday, Jay Cherry. Next Friday, January 22, Second Hand Poets. Next Saturday, January 23, Crossfire. 630-406-7740.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Satya Graha, the Man, Bowling Ovals. Saturday, Andy Sternberg, Sara Osmer, Ego, Bloen. Sunday, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone. Tuesday, Bad Dog. Thursday, Earshot, Sour. Next Friday, January 22, Meet the Head, Dick Davids. Next Saturday, January 23, Radio Hour 491, One Chance House, Bugga Ohng. 773-281-4444.

BELLAGIO 646 N. Franklin: DJ Dagwood Hicks spins disco and funk after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. DJ Martin "Boogieman" Luna spins Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 9 PM. Sundays, noon and 2 PM, "Brunch With the King" with Mark Hussman & Amy Hohiner (Elvis tribute show). 312-397-0770.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: "DJ/VJs" play dance music Tuesdays through Sundays after 5 PM and Mondays after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Greg Haus. Saturdays and Wednesday, DJ Dion. Sunday, DJs Samnation & Leighsa. Mondays, DJ Laura Masura. Tuesdays, DJ Ralph Rosario. Thursdays, DJ Michael Serafini. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ JC (no cover). Wednesdays, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Next Friday, January 22, Rockin' Johnny & the Lazy Boys. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Dorks, Daggers, Shrubbers, Pistolero. Saturday, Gooloo, Tokyo Expando, Plague of Yeti, Elephant Ear, Better Off Dead. Sundays, "Punk Rock Sabbath." Next Friday, January 22, Lord Blasphemer, Burnt Offering, Prime Ordeal. Next Saturday, January 23, Big Wow, Kyngs of Oblivion, Farm Team. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and Tuesdays through Thursdays. 773-235-9100.

BIGGS 1150 N. Dearborn: Music nightly after 8 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Burnell. Thursdays, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell. 312-787-0900.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BISTRO 1800 & MY BAR 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Fridays, 6 PM, pianist Michelle Greenberg. 847-492-3450.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Wednesdays, DJs Shon Dervis & AM/PM. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, Jordan Macarus. Saturday, Hydrostatic Union, Grain. Next Friday, January 22, Four Letter Story. Next Saturday, January 23, Alina Grace. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Cats Under the Stars. Saturday, Liquid Soul. Next Friday, January 22, Mini Reubens. Next Saturday, January 23, Something for Joey. 773-528-0888.

BUZZ CAFE 905 S. Lombard, Oak Park: Saturday, 9 PM, Delilah's Eye at a poetry reading by Avant Retro. 708-660-9376.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Thursdays after 8 PM. 630-830-7200.

CADILLAC SAM'S 4859 Oakton, Skokie: Next Saturday, January 23, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute). 847-329-7952.

CAFE LUNA 1908 W. 103rd: Music at 8 PM. Wednesdays, open stage. Next Saturday, January 23, Nellie Hastings. 773-239-8990.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Saturdays, 6:30 PM, pianist & vocalist Billy Brade. 312-433-0025.

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Saturday, 10 PM, Switchback. 312-337-1005.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Tonguebath. 847-524-9910.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM. 312-266-1200.

CLUB CAIE 1501 N. Dayton: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 312-335-8009.

CLUB FEVER 3201 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: DJs spin music nightly after 8 PM. 847-392-1954.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Sundays, DJ Vee spins new wave, mod, and ska. Mondays, DJ Jay. 773-489-0379.

CLUB 950 950 W. Wrightwood: DJs play dance music from Britain, continental Europe, and the U.S. after 9 PM. 773-929-8955.

CLUB 151 151 W. Ohio: DJs play music 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJ Dave Briton and guest DJs. 312-832-1110.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Millie & Tilly. Wednesdays, DJ Jordan Fields. Thursdays, DJ Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COFFEE CUP 119 W. Front, Wheaton: Cafe with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Next Friday, January 22, Dan Becker. 630-653-5110.

CONVENT 1529 W. Armitage: DJs spin music 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Mondays. 773-395-8660.

COPA 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays, DJs spin disco. 847-969-1602.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 PM-1:30 AM, pianist and singer Buddy Charles. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

COTTON CLUB 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 9 PM, DJ House. Tuesdays, 5 PM, "Afterwork Dusties" with DJs Bonnie DeShonge & John Monds. 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays, 6:30 PM Thursdays. No cover. Friday through Sunday, Big Nick & the Cydecos. Thursday through next Sunday, January 24, Zydeco Bon Ton. 847-520-4800.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Pulz 8. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Adjourn to Burn. Saturday, Jake's Leg, Rebecca's Statue. Next Friday, January 22, Butterfly McQueen, Soul Intention. Next Saturday, January 23, Cathy Richardson Band, We You They. 773-327-1662.

DAVENPORT'S 1383 N. Milwaukee: Saturdays, 8 PM, Patty Morabito & Dan Stetzel (in the Cabaret Room). 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights; no cover. Sunday, DJ Mike Miller spins garage. Monday, DJ Kathy spins punk. Tuesday, DJ Quaker Goes Deaf. Thursday, Loudmouth DJs spin. 773-472-2771.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Four Man Acoustical Band. Saturdays, 6:30 PM, Sundays, 6 PM, and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Four Man Acoustical Band. Mondays and Tuesdays, 7 PM, "dueling pianos" with Dave & Troy. 312-836-7870.

DOCK 5 1520 N. Fremont: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays. 312-458-0939.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Lotec, Aldermen, Tarts, Ruth Buzzy. Saturday, Casolando, Frisbie, Trigger Gospel, DJ Sean Joyce. Sundays, 11 PM, Liquid Soul. Mondays, 10 PM, Blue Groove Lounge DJs spin. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJs spin downstairs in the Dirt Room. Wednesday, Soma, Flatline, Premium. Thursday, Lorenzo Music, Butterfat Mastermind, Woolworthy. Next Friday, January 22, Jamestown, Mos Isley, Flammable Dress. Next Saturday, January 23, Box-o-Car, Automatic Pearl, Extravery, Bohb. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Uncle Milty. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJ Rob Thurmond. Sundays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Twilite Tone. 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Thursdays, 9 PM, Afrodisiacs. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 8:30 PM. Next Saturday, January 23, Shades of Grey. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Johnny Socko. Saturday, Cats Under the Stars. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Matt McBride. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Pat McCurdy. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Cats Under the Stars. Next Friday, January 22, Cathy Richardson band. Next Saturday, January 23, Generations. 847-358-9150.

DUSK 1000 N. Wood: Fridays, DJ Tim Ferret. Saturdays, DJ Alton & guests. Mondays, DJ Migz & guests. Wednesdays, DJ Polish Sausage. 773-292-1577.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Aidan & Kevin (no cover). 773-529-9879.

EAST BANK CLUB 500 N. Kingsbury: Music after 5:30 PM. Fridays, Bob Solone Trio. 312-527-5800.

EDGE 147th & Cicero, Midlothian: Next Friday, January 22, Shades of Grey. 708-687-4244.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 11 PM. Friday, Fat Time, Phat Phunktion, Giant Step. Saturday, Big Daddy Roaches, Rock Star Club, Buck Jones. Sundays, Titus. Mondays, Lucky Boys Confusion. Tuesday, Crop Circle, Baby Jesus Big Wheel, Trailer Park Palace. Wednesdays, Scott Stenton Group. Thursdays, Swimmer. 773-549-5549.

ELIXIR 325 N. Jefferson: DJs spin after 10:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 312-258-0523.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Chance. Saturday, Blind Roosevelts. Thursday, Cirrus Falcon. Next Friday, January 22, Flapjacks. Next Saturday, January 23, Chuckleheads. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Ghosts & Vodka, Rainer Maria, Horse & Rider. Saturday, Nation of Fear, Utopia Car Crash, Dent. Sundays, "Sun Daze" with DJs Phantom 45, Ry-N, Aloe, Roki & Danny the Wildchild. Monday, 9:30 PM, Schlitz Family Robinson, Slacker, Gift to the Greedy. Thursday, Cats & Jammers, The A Set, Small Axe (see Spot Check). Next Friday, January 22, Shiner, Atom Bomb Pocket Knife, Pinebender. Next Saturday, January 23, Sugarspin, Planet X, Joygirl, Medicine Ball, Immortal Plants. 773-276-3600.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin music in the cabaret room nightly: Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 5 PM-5 AM; in Club X: Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Friday, Indika. Saturday, Dub Dis, Kelly Rankin. Sundays, Ital Roots (no cover). Mondays, Devon Brown, Doggie, Indika. Thursdays, Dub Dis. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin music from 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-4 AM Saturdays. Sundays, DJ Jeff Moyer. 773-395-2700.

FACES 223 W. Ontario: DJs spin Wednesdays after 9 PM, Thursdays through Saturdays after 8 PM, and Sundays after 7 PM. 312-440-3223.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Gareth Woods. 312-836-0066.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: Music at 7 PM. Friday, 6 PM, MU330, Unleaded Plus, New Left Standard; 10 PM, Don Caballero, 90 Day Men, Oxes, Camera Obscura. Saturday, American Heritage, Paris, TX, Mary Tyler Morphine, God's Reflex, Nooner. Sunday, 6 PM, Kill Sadie, Ambition Mission, Tintoretto, Trepan Nation, Gift to the Greedy. Thursday, 8 PM, Spiveys, Sue Haas, Spa Lounge, Douglas Kings. Next Friday, January 22, 6 PM, Secret Agent Bill, Suburban Refugee, Headless Honchos, 9 Times Daily; 10 PM, Shakes, Bleed, French Mistake, Charm City Suicides. Next Saturday, January 23, 6 PM, Pilfers, Spring Heeled Jack, Smooths; 10 PM, Liver Lips. Next Sunday, January 24, 5 PM, Traitors, Poonanies, Skullface; 9 PM, Plain. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM, Flaco Jimenez y Su Conjunto, Alejandro Escovedo Orchestra. Thursday, 9 PM, Satya Graha, Jamestown. Next Friday, January 22, 10 PM, Insiders, Gigantic. Next Saturday, January 23, 9:30 PM, Ides of March, Not the Beatles. Next Sunday, January 24, 5 PM, "Ken Putnam Memorial Show" with Why Not and others. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Harsh St. Harsh. 773-348-6088.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Thursday, January 21, Breakin' Strings. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Mr. Myers. Next Saturday, January 23, Loose Screws. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Big Rude Jake. Next Friday, January 22, Riptones. 630-416-4898.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, percussionists Ya-Ya and Yamcouba perform while DJs spin. Saturdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña. Sundays, DJ Terry Hunter (doors open at 5 PM). Tuesdays, DJ Mark Grant & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Wednesdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña. Thursdays, DJ Wayne Williams. 312-666-1695.

FUSION 3631 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 773-975-6622.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Snake Oil, Flapper Jack. Saturday, Fifty Grit. Next Saturday, January 23, Prairie Town, Hungries. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, musicians' showcase hosted by Kolette Stim. 773-262-5767.

GIORGIO'S BANQUETS 276 E. Irving Park, Wood Dale: Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM, members of Stage Right Dinner Theatre perform show tunes. 630-766-4626.

GROOVY 4660 W. 147th, Midlothian: DJs spin 70s disco and 80s retro dance music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Sundays. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, DJ Billygoat. 708-371-7272.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM. Friday, the Buzz (see Spot Check), Rain Kings. Saturday, Brave Last Days, Sour. Mondays, Gareth Woods. Wednesdays, Michael McDermott. Thursday, Cowlilly, Justin Roberts. Next Friday, January 22, Cads, Torturing Elvis. Next Saturday, January 23, Eddie Dixon & Grapeshot, Bob's Yer Uncle. 773-472-5139.

HARRIGAN'S 2816 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Matt Berger. Tuesdays, open mike. Thursday, Matt Berger & Dave Calzaretta. Next Saturday, January 23, Lint. 773-248-5933.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Friday, Peking Turtle. Wednesdays, Brian Imig & friends. Next Friday, January 22, Zebulun. Next Saturday, January 23, Gary Dacanay Band. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. Saturday, 10 PM, Cole Rain, Ruby Diesel. Wednesday, 9 PM, Ellen Rosner, Steve Frisbie, Kelley Clute. Thursday, 9 PM, Can Ky Ree. Next Friday, January 22, 10 PM, Front of Truck, Say ZuZu. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Mini Reubens, Roadhouse Dogs. Saturday, UJB. Next Friday, January 22, Spread, Fasola. Next Saturday, January 23, Bamboo Grove. 773-929-0944.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1471 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin from 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Fig Production DJs spin "Polynesian surf lounge" music. 773-486-0686.

HOPCATS BREWING CO. 2354 N. Clybourn: Music in the Topcat Lounge at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Steven. 773-868-4461.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Humo. Thursday, 9 PM, Roger Bonaire Agard. Next Saturday, January 23, 10 PM, Chicago Samba School. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Spinners, Vince Green. Saturday, 8 PM, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Kim Wilson, Larry Mercy Band; 11:30 PM, Bally Sagoo (see Spot Check), DJs Vishal, Apu, Mo' Play, Hershey. Monday, Steve Morse, Dave Uhrich Band. Next Friday, January 22, Dr. John. Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, El Tributo with Milton Grenas, La Queride de Cortez, Escandalo Social, Moscas, Tribu de Ixchel. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 9 PM-1 AM, Paul Anton. 312-640-0999.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 8 PM, songwriter showcase. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

INTA'S 308 W. Erie: DJs spin Saturday nights. 312-664-6595.

IVAN'S 3358 N. Ashland: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 773-525-2140.

EL JARDIN FIESTA CANTINA 3407 N. Clark: music after 8 PM. DJs spin dance music Fridays and Saturdays; salsa and merengue Thursdays. 773-327-4646.

JAVA JO'S ACOUSTIC COFFEEHOUSE 3700 N. Halsted: Cafe with music and comedy at 8 PM; no cover. Mondays, open stage. Wednesdays, Glen Gilbert. Thursdays, Bryter. Next Saturday, January 23, 9 PM, Casteneza & Maher. 773-528-3700.

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

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Friday, Joshua Kadison. Saturday, Prezence (Led Zeppelin tribute band). Wednesdays, Afrodisiacs. Next Friday, January 22, Acoustic Junction, Mount Pilot. Next Saturday, January 23, Afrodisiacs. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Friday, Sister Lu & the Boys. Next Friday, January 22, Loose Change. 630-752-2000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin Fridays after 9 PM and Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Izzy. Thursdays, DJ Slick Lick. 773-477-3330.

JUB JUB CLUB 2447 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Saturdays, DJ Polish Sausage. Wednesdays, DJ Kinky Tuscadero. 773-665-7557.

KARMA 318 W. Grand: DJs spin dance music after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Saturday, DJs John Curley & Tom e, DJ Pulz 8. Thursday, DJ Derrick Carter, DJ John Curley. Next Saturday, January 23, DJs John Curley & Tom e, DJ Chris Walsh. 312-321-1331.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin acid jazz, trip-hop, and old school. Wednesdays, DJ Gonz. 312-337-4040.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Common Ground. Saturday, 80s Enough. Next Friday, January 22, Underwater People. Next Saturday, January 23, Muck Brothers. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJ Teddy spins Thursdays through Sundays after 8 PM. 312-337-2583.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. 773-665-1110.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Mighty Joe. 708-388-6755.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln Ave: Mondays, 8-10 PM, Windy City Jammers. 773-248-1820.

LOBBY BAR Whitehall Hotel, 105 E. Delaware: Mondays through Fridays, 4-8 PM, pianist Mikel A. Murphy. 312-944-6300.

LOBBY BAR Marriott Schaumburg Hotel, 50 Martingale, Schaumburg: Tuesdays, 4-8 PM, pianist Kathie Nicolet. 847-240-0100.

LOBBY COURT Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 W. Wacker: Music from 5-9 PM weekends, 5:30-10:30 PM weeknights. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Gwen Pippin. Sundays, Amy Cole & Don Walker. 312-372-7200.

LOUNGE AX 2438 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, Throck Morton, Mary's Flying Monkeys, Vernon Tonges. Saturday, Bimbobs, Herc., Country Melvins, Polkaholiks. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tuesday, Tricycle, Monkey Paw, Sleeping for Sunrise. Wednesday, Mellochrome, Zelienople, Gluestick. Thursday and next Friday, January 22, Old 97's. Next Saturday, January 23, Kelly 18, Big Angry Fish, Pistol Whipped. 773-525-6620.

LYON'S KNIGHT LIFE 4447 S. Lawndale, Lyons: Friday, Urban Surf. Tuesdays, open mike. Next Friday, January 22, Mr. Bob. 708-447-9874.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Big Guitars From Memphis, Iggy Yoakum & His Famous Pogo Ponies. Saturday, Crush Proof Box. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Not the Beatles. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, open mike. Next Friday, January 22, the Idea, Not the Beatles. Next Saturday, January 23, Drivin' South. 773-871-3757.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Mark Grant & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Saturdays, DJs Jevon Jackson & Mel Hammond. Mondays, DJs Phantom 45, Justin Tewn, Hunter A.D. & BPM. Tuesdays, DJ Oscar McMillan. Wednesdays, Bandoleros, DJ Mel Hammond. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 E. Butterfield, Lombard: Music after 6 PM Tuesdays and 5 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Sundays, Tom Lynsk. Mondays, Marcus Anthony. Tuesdays, Stan Karcz. Wednesdays, Tom Lynsk. 630-573-1010.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin nightly at midnight. 773-975-9244.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Spelunkers, Brother 6. Saturday, Slowjane, Mary Janes. Tuesdays, Dark Star Orchestra (Grateful Dead cover band). Thursday, Blue Marvin, Great Plains Gypsies. Next Saturday, January 23, Articles. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 10 PM, Shimmer, Simple Simon, Brando's Charm, Lucky Boys Confusion. Saturday, 10 PM, My Scarlet Life, Kill Hannah, Tom Spacey. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Slackers, Runferyerlife, Racecar, Kinetics, DJ Chuck Wren. Thursday, 9 PM, Pharcyde, Rusty Pelicans, E.S.P., DJ Sole. Next Friday, January 22, 10 PM, Diane Izzo, Jon Langford & Skull Orchard, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire. Next Saturday, January 23, 9 PM, Teri Bristol, Colette, Lady D, Dayhota. 773-549-0203.

MINT 820 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Eric Cross & Keith Forhman. Saturdays, DJ Andre Harris, DJs Chris Walsh & Chad Somers. Wednesdays, DJs Mark Grant & the Twilite Tone. 312-492-6468.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays through Sundays. 847-488-0320.

MONKEY BUSINESS 1750 Hintz, Wheeling: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Coupla Fat Guys. Next Saturday, January 23, Media. 847-577-4520.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR 6727 Olmsted, Edison Park: DJs spin dance music Thursdays after 10 PM. 773-631-1223.

MORSELAND MUSIC ROOM 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM. Friday, Saps, Old #8, Ghetto Billies. Saturday, J. Davis Trio, Omni AM, Frost, Turnstyle, Corey Labadie & Nosmo. Sundays, DJ Leyva. Tuesdays, 8 PM, musicians accompany the "Curiously Strong Machine Gun Haiku Slam" hosted by Noam Paco-Gaster; music open mike follows at 9 PM. Thursday, Bumpus, Isabelle Haze, Buttafly. Next Friday, January 22, Traci Buckle, Alan Ruffin, Buddy Revelles. Next Saturday, January 23, Family Lifted, Swag, C-Funk. 773-764-6401.

MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, Drane, Mr. Caffeine, Illroot. 773-486-7774.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays after 9 PM. 773-528-2622.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 8 PM, "home recording" showcase (public may bring in music). Wednesdays, DJs spin "rare and unusual" records. 773-728-5010.

TOMMY NEVIN'S PUB 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesday, 9 PM, Milhous. 847-869-0450.

905 CLUB 9055 N. Milwaukee, Niles: DJs spin music Thursdays through Saturdays after 9 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Gus Babalis. 847-470-1700.

NORTH BEACH 1551 N. Sheffield: Saturday, Milhous. 312-266-7842.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, DJ Sole. Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, DJ Shon Dervis (no cover). Next Friday, January 22, Peking Turtle. Next Saturday, January 23, Blue Moon Boys. 773-489-0011.

BAR 3343 N. Clark: Sundays, 10 PM, reggae, hip-hop, and house music with DJs from Garden Foundation, Rust Crew, and Soul Foundation. 773-665-7300.

O'LEARYS SPORTS BAR 345 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Friday, Theatre. Next Friday, January 22, JP & the Ramblers. 847-963-0669.

OINKER'S 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant. Next Friday, January 22, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute). 773-463-4222.

OKNO 1332 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant with DJs after 7:30 PM nightly; no cover. 773-395-1313.

OLIVE 1115 N. North Branch: Music at 10:30 PM Fridays, 11 PM Saturdays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Tuesday, Nicholas Barron, Galaxy Three. 312-280-7997.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches. Saturdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches; 9 PM, Toni Moore Trio. Sundays through Thursdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Melissa Anderson. 312-787-2200.

PAPA'S PUB 77 N. Main, Manteno: Next Saturday, January 23, Shirtcuts. 815-468-6666.

PETE MILLER'S STEAK HOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Casolando. 847-328-0399.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, 92 Degrees, Differents. Saturday, Young Father, Stick Fight, Sunshine Allison. Sunday, 9 PM, Rhumbox Hill. Wednesday, Gleamer. Thursday, D. Roth, John Shepski, Don Gibson. Next Friday, January 22, Independent Council, Suckerpunch. Next Saturday, January 23, Rollercoaster, Calhouns. Next Sunday, January 24, 24-Hour Experimental. 773-486-9862.

PLUSH 2242 N. Lincoln: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Richie King. 773-404-9961.

POLLY ESTHER'S 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 312-664-0777.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Garden Foundation & Rust Crew DJs spin hip-hop (no cover). 773-252-7767.

POP'S ON CHICAGO 2053 W. Chicago: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Jupitor (no cover). 312-633-0828.

POP'S SPORTS BAR 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Friday, Hi-Infidelity. Saturday, Big Babies. Next Friday, January 22, Michael Austin Band. Next Saturday, January 23, Sister Envy. 630-924-9368.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, Jesse Scinto & the Dignitaries. 847-266-1313.

QUIGLEY'S 43 E. Jefferson, Naperville: No cover. Friday, 9 PM, Switchback. 630-428-4274.

RAW BAR Ivory Piano Lounge, 3720 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Theresa Teng. 773-348-7291.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, hip-hop, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Saturdays, and Wednesdays. Fridays, DJs Little John & Psycho Bitch. Saturdays, DJs Little John & Mike Pierce. Mondays, DJs Mike Grant & Lego. Wednesdays, DJ Steve Maestro & DJ Spin. Thursdays, DJ Abe, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. 773-278-1009.

REDHEAD 42 E. Superior: Music after 5 PM nightly upstairs in the Manor Cabaret; Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, DJ Bobby C spins dance music downstairs in the club after 8 PM. Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, Gary Filip. Saturdays and Mondays, David DeCosta & the Goodfellas Trio. 312-787-2600.

RHUMBA 3631 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, Bandito de Amor. 773-975-2345.

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays and Saturdays. Tuesdays, DJ Derrick Kyles & others. 312-440-0535.

ROBY'S 1944 W. Division: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Monday, Medium. Tuesdays, Company of Big Beats. 773-252-9250.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Kampfire Kowboys. Next Friday, January 22, Dawn Patrol. Next Saturday, January 23, Mighty Joe Young, Soul Experience. 630-543-3101.

ROSARIO'S RESTAURANT 5956 W. Higgins: Music after 7 PM. Fridays through Sundays, Mix Band. 773-775-7525.

ROSCOE'S 3356 N. Halsted: DJs/VJs spin after 9 PM nightly. 773-281-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Michael McDermott, Orphans. Saturday, 10 PM, Das Sporten, John Huss Moderate Combo, Mr. Rudy Day. Sunday, Doug Hoekstra, Brian Lillie, Rollie Tussing III. Mondays, 9 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Tuesday, 7 PM, Peter Himmelman (no cover). Wednesday, 9 PM, Eiren Caffall (see Spot Check), Jason Wilbur, Low Rent. Thursday, 10 PM, G.B. Leighton. Next Friday, January 22, 10 PM, New World Spirits, A Modern Joy. Next Saturday, January 23, 10 PM, Butterside Down, Harmony Riley, Kate Schrock. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Saturday, Eleventh Hour. Next Saturday, January 23, Backstage. 630-372-2900.

SHARK BAR 212 N. Canal: Friday, 6 PM, DJ Herb Kent spins "dusty steppers" at a benefit for the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago Scholarship Fund. 312-559-9057.

SIDELINES GRILL 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Jason Berger & Chris Gangi. 773-528-7569.

SINIBAR 464 N. Halsted: DJs Joshua Taylor & Fathom spin nightly. Wednesdays, DJ Benjamin Greene. 312-226-6092.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10 PM. Thursday, January 21, Middle 8. Next Saturday, January 23, Killing Floor. 847-991-2150.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, Tom Pazen. Saturday, DJ Miles Maeda. Sundays, DJs Jesse Spencer & Brian Borden. Mondays, Dave Roberts. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesdays, Dayhota & Colette. Thursdays, DJs Lego, Boo Williams, Glenn Underground. 773-549-4140.

SMILER COOGAN'S 5637 W. Grand: Saturday, 9 PM, I Decline, Kamikaze Butterfly, Kook, Glimmer. 773-889-0601.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 8:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM nightly. Fridays, DJ Freddie Bain. Saturdays and Wednesdays, DJ Jim Belanger. Tuesdays, DJ Michael Serafini. Thursdays, DJs Little Al & Steve Farias spin "industrial goth" music. 773-327-7711.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin after 10 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Maurice Joshua & Ron Carroll. Wednesdays, DJ Andre Harris. Thursdays, DJ Earl Pleasure. 312-587-7657.

STAR DUST COSMOPOLITAN ROOM 440 N. Halsted: DJs play dance music after 9:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 312-421-4686.

STARBUCKS COFFEE 31 Town Square, Wheaton: Music at 7:30 PM. Next Saturday, January 23, Dough! 630-690-2783.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs cabaret room; no cover. Friday, 11:30 PM, Astra Kelly. Saturday, Bumpus, Slithers, Magical Attraction of Booty. Sundays, 10:30 PM, 65 Degrees DJs spin. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, DJs Ar-Tek, Verb, Horse & Mary Jane. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, International Pimps of Mystery. Next Friday, January 22, Homunculus, Brother 6, Sky Bop Fly. 773-278-6600.

T.J.'S BAR & GRILL 222 W. Maple, New Lenox: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ken Qualter. 815-485-6613.

A TASTE OF HEAVEN 1702 W. Foster: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Eileen Censotti. 773-989-0151.

TD'S BAR & GRILL 2434 W. Montrose: Music after 9 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. 773-478-3714.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJs Bob & Vu. 773-227-4906.

THURSTON'S 1248 W. George: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Illusions of Abbey, Dragon Girls, Ham. Saturday, Ball Sniffer, Redneck Exorcist. Tuesdays, DJs Jevon Jackson, Flip & Silver. 773-472-6900.

TOULOUSE COGNAC BAR 2140 N. Lincoln Park West: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Mondays, 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Kari Howard & Bob Moreen. Tuesday and Wednesday, Claudia Hommel. Thursday through next Saturday, January 23, Cory Jamison. 773-665-9071.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Saturday, Beki Hemingway. Wednesdays, Donna Adler hosts the C.H.A.T. music showcase. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM-1 AM, Desiree. Mondays, 10 PM-1 AM, Frankie Keane Band. 312-266-7761.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Music at 9 PM. Friday, 50 Pound Head. 773-871-7799.

VON MAUR Yorktown Shopping Center, Butterfield and Highland, Lombard: Saturdays, 10 AM-1 PM, pianist Kathie Nicolet. 630-953-8181.

VOYEUR 1511:::2 W. Ohio: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Gil Burns. Saturdays, DJs Scott Sterling & Colette. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Generations. Saturday, Azure Bloom, Forgotten Toys. Tuesday, Jeff Jacobs with members of Brother Brother & Liquid Soul. Thursday, Mr. Blotto. Next Saturday, January 23, WrightWalleys, Maggie Speaks. 773-929-1300.

WELLINGTON'S 2121 S. Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights: Restaurant and lounge. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Sheldon & Ricky Taylor. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Carmen Menna. 847-439-6610.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: No cover. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Bayard Lancaster & Kewuoya. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Kewuoya, Ron Blackwell & Theo Reed. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, drum circle hosted by Kewuoya. 312-396-9426.

WHIRLYBALL 1880 W. Fullerton: Pickup games daily; live music Saturdays after 10 PM. 773-486-7777.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 and 11:45 PM. Friday, Ark Band. Saturday, Carl Brown, Natty Nation. Sundays, reggae jam with Gizzae. Tuesday, Aswah Greggorri. Wednesday, Kelly Rankin, Dub Dis. Thursday, Michael Black, Gulli Banque. Next Friday, January 22, Big Youth, Blue Riddim Band. Next Saturday, January 23, Zeleke, Kwame. 773-327-4273.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Carolinas, Melanie Hoffman. Next Friday, January 22, F.M. Smith & Rob Bonaccorsi. 773-271-0401.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Wednesdays, 9 PM, acoustic jam with Jorge Piza. 773-549-4949.

YE OLDE TOWN INN 18 W. Busse, Mount Prospect: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute). 847-392-3750.

YVETTE WINTERGARDEN 311 S. Wacker: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Jim Sellers Trio. Mondays and Tuesdays, 5 PM, pianist Bob Moreen. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 PM, pianist Jim Sellers. 312-408-1242.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Piano bar; music at 9 PM. Mondays, 8 PM, Ruth Allen. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tom Oman. 312-642-5140.

folk & country

concerts

BOB DYLAN ENSEMBLE performs a tribute to the album John Wesley Harding; free admission. Sunday, 2:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

LIZ CARROLL & FRIENDS Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 W. Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

PHIL COOPER, MARGARET NELSON & KATE EARLY, SUSAN URBAN Benefit for Maple Street Chapel Restoration Fund. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Maple Street Chapel, Maple & Main, Lombard. 630-629-2630 or 630-964-4871.

JOHN COX BAND Friday, 7:30 PM, Edgebrook Covenant Church, 6355 N. Spokane. 773-763-4230.

PAT DALY & SOUNDS OF GREEN Free concerts. Saturday and next Saturday, January 23, 9:30 PM, Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest. 708-687-9323. 

JOHN DILLON Free concert. Friday and next Friday, January 22, 9:30 PM, Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest. 708-687-9323.

DOOLEY BROTHERS Free concert. Saturday, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

KATHY FOLKERTS, PHIL COOPER, MARGARET NELSON, KATE EARLY, BONNIE BIEHL, JUDY BOWEN, DOUG & BONNIE MILLER Next Saturday, January 23, 7 PM, American Legion Hall, 715 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

GAN AINM Free concert. Friday, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

GERALD HAUGHEY Free concert. Next Friday, January 22, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

MURPHY'S LAW Free concert. Next Saturday, January 23, 9 PM, Fifth Province Pub, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

LARRY RAND, AMY LOWE, ELYNE HANDLER, LEN HATCHER, NICOLE MENDYCK, JIM SIMONIS, SUSAN URBAN, NATURAL BOB HOLDSWORTH Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, Second Unitarian Church, 656 W. Barry. 773-271-7127.

AMY RIGBY opens for Warren Zevon. Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-722-5463.

ALLAN SALTZMAN Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

MICHAEL SMITH, TOM & CHRIS KASTL & A BUNCH OF TEETH Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Friendship Concert Hall, Kolpin & Algonquin, Des Plaines. 847-255-5380.

JOHN WILLIAMS & JOSEPH SOBOL Sunday, 7 PM, Tavern on Lake Street, Rte. 83 & Lake, Grayslake. 847-949-5355.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM Fridays, 8 PM Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays, 8 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Sundays, 8 PM, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, acoustic open stage hosted by Mark Zeus. Thursday, Gan Aimn. Next Friday, January 22, Jordan Macarus Band. Next Saturday, January 23, Mulligan Stew. 773-478-4408.

AUGENBLICK 3907 N. Damen: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, traditional Irish music. 773-929-0994.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Thursdays, Chicago Bluegrass Band. Next Friday, January 22, Kat Parsons. 847-332-1116.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country music at 9:30 PM; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays in the Boot Bar. 630-830-7200.

CAFE LUNA 1908 W. 103rd: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Saturday, Dennis Johnson & Duane Larson. Wednesdays, open stage. 773-239-8990.

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

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Sundays, 5 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

COFFEE CUP 119 W. Front, Wheaton: Cafe with music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Off-Twang. Next Saturday, January 23, Rory Callahan. 630-653-5110.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: No cover. Wednesdays, Bloodshot Records DJs Nan & Rob spin country music. 773-472-2771.

DUMAS WALKER'S BBQ PIT & FISH SHACK 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: DJs spin country music Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-593-2200.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Sunday, 8 PM, Whitey O'Day. 847-358-9150.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Saturday, 9 PM, Bolt the Door. Sunday, 3:30-6:30 PM, Scottish Ceilidh and open mike. Thursdays, 9 PM, Celtic bands perform. 773-529-9879.

EDELWEISS 7650 W. Irving Park, Norridge: Traditional German and popular American music after 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 708-452-6040.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8 PM. Thursday, January 21, Rory Callahan. 630-916-6242.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sundays, 5 PM, Holy Hour House Band. 312-836-0066.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesday, 7:30 PM, "Rhythm & Rhyme Revue" with Old #8, Saps. 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Saturday, Kat Eggleston. Next Saturday, January 23, Folk-Lore Center student concert. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Jeff Sealy. 773-489-5471.

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

HEALY'S WESTSIDE 7217 W. Madison, Forest Park: Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Irish session hosted by Terry Healy. 708-366-4277.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thursday, January 21, 9 PM, "Honkeytonk Living Room: Heather McAdams Country Calendar" with Anastasia Davies, Herbie Jo, Anna Fermin, Brett Sparks, Kelly Hogan & Jon Langford, Say ZuZu, Freakwater, Texas Rubies, Lenie Dietsch, Robbie Fulks, Chris Ligon, Moonshine Willy, Nora O'Connor, Steve Dawson & Diane Christiansen, Gina Black. 773-227-4433.

HOPCATS BREWING CO. 2354 N. Clybourn: Music in the Topcat Lounge at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band. 773-868-4461.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 8 PM, Songwriter Showcase. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Smokin' Shamrocks of County Cook. 773-935-6669.

JAKO'S 4300 N. Lincoln. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Ben Porter & Jordan Mummer. 773-478-4110.

JAVA JO'S ACOUSTIC COFFEEHOUSE 3700 N. Halsted: Cafe with music and comedy; no cover. Mondays, 8 PM, open stage. 773-528-3700.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Wednesday, Devlin & Dietel. Next Saturday, January 23, Bert Cattoni Band. 630-752-2000.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Hinsdale: Sundays, 1 PM, Dec & Siobhan. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Irish session. 630-325-3732.

LAKEVIEW LOUNGE 5110 N. Broadway: No cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, Nightwatch. 773-769-0994.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Irish session with Eileen McLane & David James. 708-388-6755.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Thursdays, 9:30 PM, open mike. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Monday, 9 PM, Gan Ainm (no cover). Next Sunday, January 24, 4 PM, "Hogeye Music 20th Anniversary Celebration" with Anne Hills, Tom Dundee, Ed Holstein, Kat Eggleston, Devil in a Woodpile, Jim & Vivian Craig, and others. 773-404-9494.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Carolyn Green & Mike Choby. Next Saturday, January 23, Dave Ramont. 847-940-7134.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Tuesday, 7 PM, Peter Himmelman (no cover). 773-525-2508.

SOME THINGS BREWING 906 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park: Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, On the Mainline. 708-445-0010.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Friday, Dave Martin. Next Friday, January 22, Michael J. Miles. 630-969-9720.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Wednesdays, 8-10:30 PM, John Lawler. Thursdays, 7:30-10 PM, Patty McCulla. 312-266-7761.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Carolinas, Melanie Hoffman. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Matt & Peter. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

BIG TIME SARAH & THE BTS EXPRESS, FRED ARMISEN Y SU MENSAJE DE CARACAS "House of Friends" AIDS benefit. Sunday, 8 PM, Annoyance Theater, 3747 N. Clark. 773-509-6811.

CHICAGO MASS CHOIR WITH BARBETTA NEIL, VOICES OF PRAISE GOSPEL CHOIR, WHEATON COLLEGE GOSPEL CHOIR at the 11th Annual Gospel Extravaganza. Next Saturday, January 23, 7 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-5105.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY AFRICAN AMERICAN CHORAL ENSEMBLE Gospel concert under the direction of Dr. James E. Mumford. Saturday, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 219-836-0525.

ROCKIN' JOHNNY TRIO Free concert; birthday tribute to Luther Tucker. Wednesday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS, SOUL CHILDREN OF CHICAGO Monday, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

SOUTHSIDERS Free performance in the cafe. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

TAKE 6 Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

EDDIE TAYLOR JR. Free in-store performance. Saturday, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

LONNIE WALKER & BIG BAD ASS COMPANY BAND perform a birthday tribute to Janis Joplin in a free concert. Tuesday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 317 E. Lincoln, De Kalb: Friday and Saturday, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 815-758-4250.

ART BAR 215 W. Chicago: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Lindsey Alexander. 312-664-6500.

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

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 8 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, Kinsey Report. Saturday, Eddie King. Tuesdays, 8 PM, jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Thursday, Michael Coleman. Next Friday, January 22, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Next Saturday, January 23, Eddie "the Chief" Clearwater. 847-776-9850.

BILLY'S GOODLIFE CAFE 2535 Waukegan, Bannockburn: Fridays, 7 PM, Gloria Shannon. 847-945-2929.

BLUE CHICAGO 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tuesdays, Alan Batts Band with Liz Mandville-Greeson. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, Charlie Love Band with Patricia Scott. 312-661-0100.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Willie Kent & the Gents with Shirley Johnson. Monday, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. Tuesday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Wednesday, Chico Banks Band with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, Chicago R&B Kings. 312-642-6261.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Joanna Connor. Saturday, Lil' Ed & the Original Blues Imperials. Sunday, Tad Robinson & Alex Schultz. Monday, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Vino Louden. Wednesday, blues jam hosted by Rodney Brown & Hot Rod. Thursday, Big Time Sarah with Jimmy Burns. Next Friday, January 22, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Next Saturday, January 23, Carlos Johnson. 773-528-1012.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesdays, open jam with Pinball Junkies & Brother John. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Buddy Guy, Big John Dickerson. Saturday, Buddy Guy, the Buzz (see Spot Check). Sunday, Buddy Guy, Big Jack Johnson. Monday, blues jam hosted by Brother John. Tuesday, Matthew Skoller. Wednesday, 9 PM, Buddy Guy, Tad Robinson & Alex Schultz. Thursday, Buddy Guy, Howard & the White Boys. Next Friday, January 22, Buddy Guy, Matthew Skoller. Next Saturday, January 23, Buddy Guy, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Next Sunday, January 24, Buddy Guy, John Primer. 312-427-0333.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Howard Scott & the World Band. Sunday and Monday, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 W. Wise, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM. Next Saturday, January 23, Evolution. 847-524-9910.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, 9 PM, Phil Baron's Jump City (swing dance lessons begin at 7:30 PM). 630-513-0074.

COFFEE CUP 119 W. Front, Wheaton: Cafe with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Thursdays. Friday, Marty Eastman. 630-653-5110.

COTTON CLUB 1710 S. Michigan: Sundays, 5-10 PM, blues open mike. 312-341-9787.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Sundays, 10:30 AM, Gospel Supremes. 312-836-7870.

5105 CLUB 5105 W. North: Sundays, 8 PM, Tail Dragger & Rockin' Johnny. 773-237-9490.

50 YARD LINE 14720 S. Halsted, Harvey: Mondays, 6 PM, DJ Herb Kent; 8 PM, blues showcase with Ken Allison and Bruce Thompson, hosted by Elizabeth Street. 708-339-5050.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Next Saturday, January 23, Nitecrawlers. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Saturday, Small Time Dave & the Windy City Groove. Thursday, Howard Scott & the World Band. Next Friday, January 22, Drivin' Wheel. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Duke Tomatoe. Next Saturday, January 23, Willie Kent & the Gents. 630-416-4898.

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

GOOD ROCKIN' LOUNGE 2 7432 S. Racine: Sundays, 7 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band with Patricia Scott. 773-723-2319.

HARBOR LOUNGE 3207 Guthrie, East Chicago, Indiana: Wednesdays, 10 PM-3 AM, Vance Kelly & Gaylord. 219-397-6378.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Jimmy Burns Band. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Eddie Taylor Jr. Band. Next Saturday, January 23, 9:30 PM, Hoodoo Man Blues Band. 708-484-3610.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music in the restaurant at 10:30 PM Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM weeknights. Sunday, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch with Bryant Jones & Chosen; 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Next Friday, January 22, Dr. John. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, and Tuesdays, 5-9 PM, Peter Dames. 312-640-0999.

JERRY'S NIGHTLIFE 12303 S. Halsted: Fridays, 10 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band. 773-821-1427.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand: Restaurant with music at 6 PM. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak Trio. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Saturday, Mike Austin Band. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Grana' Louise, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers, Detroit Junior. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Casey Jones. Mondays, Carl Weathersby, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers. Tuesdays, J.W. Williams, Sam Goode & Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Carl Weathersby, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers. Thursdays, Nellie Travis & Sam Goode, Charlie Love. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, Billy Branch, J.W. Williams & Kid Dynamite. 773-477-4646.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 South Chicago: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters with Patricia Scott. Sundays and Mondays, 9 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-493-3477.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Johnny B. Moore. Wednesdays, Jumpin' Willy. Thursdays, B.K. Read & the Mashed Potatoes. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, Howard Scott & the World Band. 773-525-2422.

MAGOO'S UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Friday, 8 PM, Robert Faireweather Band. 773-327-2739.

MERLE'S #1 BARBECUE 1727 Benson, Evanston: No cover. Sundays, 6-9 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 847-475-7766.

MIGHTY BLUES LOUNGE 4754 W. Fullerton: Thursdays, 10 PM, blues jam hosted by Thick Richard's Blues Revue. 773-395-9018.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Tad Robinson & Alex Schultz. Next Saturday, January 23, Dave Specter & the Bluebirds. 312-252-1155.

O'LEARYS SPORTS BAR 345 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Saturday, Kax & the Blacklight Show. Next Saturday, January 23, Toni Thomas & Scarlet Blu. 847-963-0669.

ORLISSIE'S PLACE 529 Lake, Oak Park: Fridays, 7 PM, Still Bill & the Hickel Slick Band. 708-660-0904.

PAPA'S PUB 77 N. Main, Manteno: Saturday, Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners. 815-468-6666.

PEEK INN 2825 W. Irving Park: Saturday, Strictly Southside Band with Margo. Thursdays, 9 PM, open jam with Michael Coleman. Next Saturday, January 23, Grady Freeman & Seventh Sons. 773-267-5197.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, Barrelhouse Chuck. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 6:30 PM Sundays; 8 PM Wednesdays. Friday, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Saturday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Wednesday, Studebaker John. Next Friday, January 22, Joe Moss Band. Next Saturday, January 23, Liz Mandville & Blue Point. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH Voodoo Lounge, 400 N. State: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Saturday, L.V. Banks. Thursday, Dave Specter & Lenny White. Next Saturday, January 23, Big Time Sarah. 312-467-1600.

RED'S LOUNGE 3479 S. Archer: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open blues jam. 773-376-0517.

RINGSIDE 1122 W. Devon, Elk Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Friday, January 22, Howard & the White Boys. 847-895-9444.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Friday, 9:30 PM, Bea Brady's Rock & Soul Review, Todd Tee Band. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open mike hosted by Blues Temple. Next Saturday, January 23, Mighty Joe Young, Soul Experience. 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Eddie Taylor Jr. Band. Saturday, Billy Branch & Sons of Blues. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursday, Little Mack Simmons. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, JoJo Murray & the Top Flight Band. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesday, Tad Robinson & Alex Schultz. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM. Friday, Tom Boneck & the Outlaw Hill Band. Saturday, Blue Plate Special. Next Friday, January 22, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Friday and Saturday, 8:30 PM Sunday, 9 PM Monday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday, Mark Naftalin Band. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Wednesday, Scott Dirks. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, Billy Flynn Band. 773-772-6656.

TD'S BAR & GRILL 2434 W. Montrose: Music after 9 PM. Wednesdays, "blues bash" open mike. 773-478-3714.

VIENNESE KAFFEE-HAUS BRANDT 3423 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 7 PM, pianist John Gussaroff. 773-528-2220.

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Saturdays, 9 PM, Erwin Helfer. 773-728-3114.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Next Saturday, January 23, Matthew Skoller Band. 773-271-0401.

jazz

concerts

APRIL ALOISIO & DAVE ONDERDONK Free concert. Next Saturday, January 23, 3 PM, Fourth World Artisans, 3440 N. Southport. 773-404-5200.

ARGENTINE TANGO Free concert with dancers Sandra Adrian & Jorge Niedas. Thursday, January 21, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

KYLE ASCHE QUARTET Free in-store performance. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

MARK BETTCHER SEXTET Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, SecondSpace Theatre, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

DOUG BLAKE Free in-store performance. Friday, 7:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 3232 Lake, Wilmette. 847-256-3220.

MWATA BOWDEN & FRIENDS perform as part of the conference "The Arts & Humanities in Public Life." Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Goodspeed Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-834-2741.

CHICAGO YOUTH JAZZ ENSEMBLE Free concert; school groups encouraged. Saturday, 2 PM, concert hall, Sherwood Conservatory of Music, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-344-6322.

COLLEGE OF DuPAGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE with Kathy Kosins. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

JIM COOPER TRIO Birthday tribute to Gary Burton; free concert. Next Friday, January 22, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

CHICK COREA & ORIGIN, CHICO FREEMAN & GUATACA Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

BOB DOROUGH See Critic's Choice. Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ELLINGTON DYNASTY Duke Ellington tribute concert. Sunday, 3 PM, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-432-1515.

MARK FECHNER JAZZ EXPERIENCE Free concert. Wednesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

FAREED HAQUE Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, auditorium, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-794-3042 or 773-794-2538.

HINDA HOFFMAN Free performance in the cafe. Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

JAZZ MEMBERS BIG BAND WITH ERIC SCHNEIDER Tribute to Charlie Parker. Saturday, 12:15 PM (open rehearsal) and Sunday, 3 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. Call 312-747-4850 for information about Saturday's performance; for information about Sunday's performance call 312-409-3947.

LISA LAUREN & FAREED HAQUE Free in-store performance. Next Sunday, January 24, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

LUDWIG JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND Free concert. Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MATECKI QUARTET Free in-store performance. Sunday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

JON MENGES TRIO Free performance in the cafe. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-4313.

JON MENGES QUINTET Free in-store performance. Next Sunday, January 24, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

MERCHANTS & CO. BIG BAND Sunday, 4-9 PM, Saint Elizabeth's Hall, 50 E. 41st. 773-268-1518.

SAMUEL MUHAMMED & FRIENDS "45th Street Arena Clean Air Fridays Dance" directed by Larry Abdul Hakeem and featuring vocalist Diane Muhammed. Next Friday, January 22, 9 PM, 45th Street Arena, 4545 S. Western. 773-843-0400 or 773-275-1637.

NEW SOUTH RAMPART STREET PARADERS Next Sunday, January 24, 4 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

STANLEY PAUL ORCHESTRA Free concert. Wednesday, 7 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Crystal Gardens, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437.

RHYTHM ROCKETS Sunday, 8 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom & Banquet Center, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000. Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM (preceded by dance lessons with BSK Swing), Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

KEN ROBERTS BIG BAND Sunday, 1-4 PM, Building K, College of DuPage, 22nd and Lambert, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-2700.

MARLENE ROSENBERG TRIO Birthday tributre to Cedar Walton; free concert. Friday, 1 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

ARTURO SANDOVAL Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

JEFF STITELY QUARTET Sunday, 4 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

SUE--OS Free in-store performance. Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 336 S. Rte. 59, Naperville. 630-637-9700.

MALACHI THOMPSON'S FREEBOP BAND WITH BILLY HARPER & AMIRI BARAKA Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Friday, 7 PM, auditorium, Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E. Oakwood. 312-222-1467 or 773-768-4540.

GARY TU TRIO Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

PAUL WERTICO Leads a free percussion clinic. Wednesday, noon, room 011, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 1965 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-7228.

DEANNA WITKOWSKI TRIO Free concert in the cafe. Next Friday, January 22, 6 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

jazz

clubs

ALEXANDER'S STEAK HOUSE 3010 E. 79th: Thursdays, 6:30-10 PM, Jazz Masters with tenor saxophonist Eddie Johnson, trumpeter Paul Serrano, pianist John Young, drummer George Hughes & bassist Eddie de Haas. 773-768-6555.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Jerry Coleman's Nineburner. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet with Duane Thamm, John Bany, Dave Baney & Charlie Braugham; 9 PM, No AM/ ProJam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Jim Ryan Quintet with Bobby Lewis, Pat Mallinger, Thomas Kini & Jeff Stitely; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesday, noon, Steve Hashimoto & Pat Fleming; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Andy's Aces with Rusty Jones, John Young, John Bany & George Bean. 312-642-6805.

BACINO'S 75 E. Wacker: Mondays, 6-9 PM, Famous Pizza Gig Quartet with John Lewis, Carter Luke, Steven Hashimoto & Heath Chappell. 312-263-0700.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Friday through Sunday, Bobby Lewis Trio with Keisa Brown. Thursday through next Sunday, January 24, Bobby Lewis Quartet. 312-751-2433.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Fridays and Saturdays, 5-9 PM, Scott Holman Trio (no cover). 847-776-9850.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Next Saturday, January 23, Fowl Play. 847-332-1116.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Mondays, 9 PM, Riff Rockets. 773-281-4444.

BELLA VISTA 1001 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, 9 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 773-404-0111.

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

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Live music Wednesdays after 8 PM; no cover. Wednesday, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

BISTRO 1800 & MY BAR 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM Wednesdays. Fridays, 1800 Jazz Trio with Barry Winograd & Anthony Broch. Saturdays, Dan Cray Trio. Sundays, Shilad Sen Duo. Mondays, David Young. Tuesdays, Dan Phillips Duo. Wednesdays, Hart-Meacham Duo. Thursdays, Jazz Report. 847-492-3450.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL Rte. 83 & 22nd, Oak Brook: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30-10:30 PM, Jim Beebe's Chicago Jazz with Judi K (no cover). 630-574-2155.

BRISTOL'S 2986 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant; DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, and bachata after 8 PM Saturdays. 773-279-8825.

CAB'S WINE BAR BISTRO 434 N. Main, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thursday, January 21, Airborne. 630-942-9463.

CARMELLA 6966 W. North: Restaurant; no cover. Saturdays, 6-10 PM, Armand Quartet. 773-637-0707.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 5:30-9:30 PM, Warren Kime & Bobby Schiff. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Ken Karlson with pianist-singer Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Peter Polzac. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie & Robert Worten. Thursdays, 5-8 PM, Peter Polzac & Bill Harrison. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Friday, 9 PM, Mike Martinez Latin Band. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Dance Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Thursday, 5 PM, Jack Carr. Next Friday, January 22, 9 PM, Sonny G. 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 PM Thursdays; no cover. Fridays, Airborne. Saturdays, Speakeasy Trad Jazz Trio. Thursdays, Phyllis Carson. 630-469-1080.

CITY LIFE 712 E. 83rd: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM-1 AM, June Yvon & the Mixed Ingredients. 773-723-6700.

COPA 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Music after 8:30 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Rhythm Rockets. 847-969-1602.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Restaurant and bar with music at 7:30 PM. Tuesday, pianist Frank Lucas. Thursday, Steve Hashimoto Trio. 708-848-3434.

DA NICOLA 3114 N. Lincoln: Restaurant. Saturdays, 7 PM, Paul Anton. 773-935-8000.

DAKODA'S 8926 S. Coney Island: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Guthrie Trio. 773-374-8883.

DAMEN 1958 W. Roscoe: No cover. Thursday, January 21, 9 PM, Jon Menges Quartet. 773-248-9523.

DELANEY & MURPHY STEAK HOUSE Arlington Park Hilton, 3400 W. Euclid, Arlington Park: Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM, Bruce Mauer Duo. 847-394-2000.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Thursdays, 7 PM, Guy Fricano Orchestra. 312-836-7870.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tuesday, 10 PM, Vandermark 5. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Through Trio, Helen Mirra. 773-276-3600.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Friday, Steve Huebner Trio. Saturday, Rocket 98s. Sunday, pianist Kevin Higgins. Next Friday, January 22, Andrew Kapsalis Trio. Next Saturday, January 23, Paul Abella Trio. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Joe Hurt Trio. Saturday, Paul Abella Trio. Sunday, Joe Hurt. Next Friday, January 22, Marcus Jefferson Trio. Next Saturday, January 23, Steve Huebner Trio. Next Sunday, January 24, Kevin Higgins. 847-718-9272.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sunday, 5 PM, Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Rob Parton & the Big Ropa Band. 708-788-2118.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sundays, 7:30 PM, and Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Three Cent Stomp (with swing dance lessons at 5 PM Sundays and 7 PM Wednesdays). Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Monday, 9 PM, Brian O'Hern & the Model Citizens Big Band. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: No cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, musicians' showcase hosted by Kolette Stim. 773-262-5767.

GORDON 500 N. Clark: Restaurant with music nightly. Fridays, 7:30 PM, pianist Nancy Keppel. Saturdays, 8 PM, Nancy Keppel Trio. Sundays through Thursdays, 6 PM, pianist Chad Willets. 312-467-9780.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Friday, Jose Valdes Latin Jazz Ensemble. Saturday, Cool World. Sunday, 8 PM, William Garcia Quartet. Tuesday, Latin & world pro jam with Jose Valdes. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Dave Clark & the Blues Swingers. Thursday, Bill Porter/Rich Fudoli Quintet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, John Moulder Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, John Moulder Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 2 PM, George Flynn, Frank Abbinanti, Emergency String Quartet, Robert Fralesch, Malcolm Goldstein, Gregory Hamilton, Don Malone, Joannie Pallatto, Sparrow, Patricia Morehead, Philip Morehead, Kurt Westerberg; 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" with music by Michael Kent Smith; 11 PM, Patricia Barber & Michael Arnopol. Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Vanguard Aces. Wednesday, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Next Friday, January 22, Jeff Newell's New Trad Octet. Next Saturday, January 23, Johnny Frigo Quartet. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sunday, 3 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran; 8 PM, Jazz Unlimited Orchestra. 773-465-8005.

HILLINGER'S CYPRESS INN 1352 Shermer, Northbrook: Restaurant and bar with music in the Brasskin Room; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30-10:30 PM, pianist Scott Brown with bassist Jeff Czech. Thursdays, 7:30-11 PM, Jim Clark's Jazz Band. 847-272-8787.

HOPCATS BREWING CO. 2354 N. Clybourn: Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, jazz brunch with Rob Zettl. 773-868-4461.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fridays, 9 PM, 8 Bold Souls. Saturday, 10 PM, Mambo Express. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Wednesday, 8 PM, Flippomusic Globaljazz; 10:30 PM, Tricolor. Next Saturday, January 23, 10 PM, Chicago Samba School. Next Sunday, January 24, 7:30 PM, "Panorama of the Spanish Guitar" with Paulinho Garcia, Tomas de Utrera & Carlos Bono. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Next Saturday, January 23, 11:30 PM, Blues Swingers. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Piano bar and restaurant. Tuesdays, 9 PM-1 AM, and Wednesdays through Sundays, 5-9 PM, Calvin "Koco" Brunson. 312-640-0999.

IRON MIKE'S GRILL Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Denise La Grassa Trio. Thursdays, King Fleming Duo. 312-587-8989.

JAVA JO'S ACOUSTIC COFFEEHOUSE 3700 N. Halsted: Cafe with music and comedy at 9 PM. Saturday, Hunter Adams Trio. 773-528-3700.

JAZZ AND JAVA 3428 S. King Dr.: Friday, 8:30 PM, and Saturday, 10 PM, Genetic Case Quartet. Sunday, 6-10 PM, open jam session. 312-791-1300.

JAZZ GALLERY 4953 N. Elston: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fridays, Paul Abella Trio. Saturdays, Steve Behr Trio. Wednesday, Tom Muellner Trio. Thursday, Rusty Jones Trio. 773-545-4114.

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. Friday through Sunday, DePaul University Big Band. Monday, 8 PM, William Russo & the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 PM, Terry Callier Quintet. Thursday through next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, and next Sunday, January 24, 3 PM, Marshall Vente's Jazz Festival with Deanna Witkowski Quintet, Jeff Newell, Mark Pompe, Paulinho Garcia, Pan Go Steel Band, Two, Tropicale '99, Project 9+, and others (call 630-942-4200 for festival information). 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 7 PM on weekends, 6 PM weeknights; matinee performances 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Sundays. Fridays, Willie Garcia Quintet. Saturdays, Will Sims Quintet. Sundays, 10:30 AM, Katherine Davis Quintet; 7 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet. Mondays and Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. 312-595-5299.

JOEY T'S 228 Main, Woodstock: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Sessions. 815-337-0015.

JOHNNY D'S 616 Golf, Schaumburg: Next Sunday, January 24, 10:30 AM, jazz brunch with Steven Hashimoto Trio. 847-519-9161.

LADY C'S 18110 S. Pulaski, Country Club Hills: Fridays and Thursdays, 8 PM-midnight, Gloria Shannon. 708-957-9666.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: Tuesday, 10 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-862-7877.

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Swing bands at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday and Saturday, Vargas Swing. Wednesday, Blues Swingers. Thursday through next Sunday, January 24, Flying Neutrino Brothers. 773-528-3400.

LOBBY COURT Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 W. Wacker: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Gwen Pippin; 9 PM, Wallace Burton Trio. Saturdays, 9 PM, Wallace Burton Trio with Amy Cole. Mondays and Tuesdays, 5:30 PM, Wallace Burton. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Gwen Pippin. 312-372-7200.

LUNA BLU 1554 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Fridays, 8 PM, John Paris Trio. 773-862-2600.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant. Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM, Sadao Watanabe & Akio Sasajima (see Critic's Choice), John Campbell Trio. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Som Brasil Duo. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Kahn & Eric Schneider. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Joan Hickey. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Campbell Trio. 312-649-5874.

MAGOO'S UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Mondays, Steve Ramsdell Quintet. 773-327-2739.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Saturday, and Tuesday through next Saturday, January 23, Jimmy Damon & the Gerry Peters Trio. 312-565-7444.

MILLER'S CROSSING 57 Hillside Ave., Hillside: Fridays, 6:30 PM, Sally Richards. 708-449-0656.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursday, January 21, Mats Gustafsson with Battuo and a trio with Michael Zerang & John Corbett (see Critic's Choice). 773-728-5010.

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

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Friday, Chicago Samba School. Mondays, 9 PM, NRG Ensemble. 773-489-0011.

OLIVE 1115 N. North Branch: Music at 10:30 PM Fridays, 11 PM Saturdays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, 13 O'Clock. Saturday, Miss Midori & the Jazz Inquisition. Wednesday, Typhanie Monique Quartet. Thursday, Riff Rockets. Next Friday, January 22, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. 312-280-7997.

ONCE UPON A THAI 3705 N. Southport: Restaurant. Music at 7 PM. Sundays, Kanya Wongsawasdi & friends. Wednesdays, Dan Simon & Aldo Duo. 773-935-6433.

ORLISSIE'S PLACE 529 Lake, Oak Park: Sundays, 4-8 PM, Still Bill & Karl Johnson. 708-660-0904.

ORSO'S 1401 N. Wells: Music at 6:30 PM. Fridays through Sundays and Tuesdays, Bob Freitag. Mondays, John Conrad. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mary Clare Barker. 312-787-6604.

PETE MILLER'S STEAK HOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Sundays, 8 PM weeknights. Friday and Saturday, Ron Surace Quartet. Sundays, Marlene Rosenberg Trio. Mondays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Joan Hickey Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, Jim Cooper Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Mendai Trio. Mondays, 7 PM, Vince Willis & Mendai. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Steve Sandner Duo. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Karl Johnson Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Chicago Rose. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, Organ Donor Trio. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Women of Southport Festival runs Tuesday through next Saturday, January 23. Friday, 5:30 PM, Phil Kidder Duo; 9 PM, John Fournier Quartet. Saturday, 9 PM, John Fournier Quartet. Sunday, 8:30 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. Monday, 8:30 PM, Elizabeth Doyle Duo. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, April Aloisio, Alexandra Billings, Eugenia Elliott, Christiana Moffa, Audrey Morris, Joanie Pallatto, Linda Tate, Libby York. Wednesday, 8:30 PM, Alexandra Billings, Christiana Moffa, Bobby Schiff & Jim Cox. Thursday, 8:30 PM, Linda Tate, Libby York, Bobby Schiff & Jim Cox. Next Friday, January 22, 9 PM, Eugenia Elliott Quartet, Audrey Morris. Next Saturday, January 23, 9 PM, April Aloisio, Joanie Pallatto, Willie Pickens Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Rankinfyle. Tuesdays, Steve Frisbie. Thursdays, Paulinho Garcia & Greg Fishman. Next Saturday, January 23, Franz Jackson Quartet. 847-266-1313.

REDFISH Voodoo Lounge, 400 N. State: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Friday, Jon Menges Quartet. Next Friday, January 22, Cool World. 312-467-1600.

REDHEAD 42 E. Superior: Fridays, 8 PM, Muchachos Montanos Band. 312-787-2600.

RESTO 22 2210 W. Chicago: Music in the Lounge and Cognac Room at 9 PM. Fridays, pianist Joe Iaco. Saturdays, Scott Anderson & Kara Kesselring. 773-384-1800.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Joe Valentino Trio. 630-543-3101.

RUDI'S CAFE 2424 N. Ashland: Mondays, 9 PM-midnight, Dave Baney & Bobbi Jordan. 773-404-7834.

ST. ANDREW'S INN 5938 N. Broadway: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Mike Plog Trio. 773-784-5540.

THE SALON Hotel Inter-Continental, 505 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Judy Roberts Trio. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-944-4100.

SEASONS LOUNGE Four Seasons Hotel, 900 N. Michigan: Fridays, 3 PM, pianist Jimmy Griffin; 5:30 PM-12:30 AM, pianist Larry Hanks. Saturdays, 3 PM, pianist Jimmy Griffin; 5:30 PM, pianist Larry Hanks; 9 PM, Larry Hanks Trio. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Joe Gattone; 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. Mondays, 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 3 PM, Jimmy Griffin; 5:30-11:30 PM, Jon Weber. 312-280-8800.

720 720 N. Wells: Salsa music after 6 PM Fridays, 8 PM Saturdays. 312-397-0600.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music at 7 PM. Sunday, Alan Batts. 312-527-2722.

SHUCKERS 150 E. Ontario: Mondays through Fridays, noon-2 PM, pianist Steve Million. Mondays through Saturdays, 6-10:30 PM, pianist Bob Dogan. 312-266-6057.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Friday and Saturday, 9 PM Monday through Thursday. Tuesdays, John Brumbach Quartet. Thursdays, Alan Batts/Ron Dewar Quartet. 773-772-6656.

STAR DUST COSMOPOLITAN ROOM 440 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, "salsa and merengue dance party." 312-363-7827.

STARBUCKS COFFEE 31 Town Square, Wheaton: Music at 7:30 PM. Saturday, Marcus Jefferson Trio. 630-690-2783.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Friday, 9 PM, Fareed Haque. 773-278-6600.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: No cover. Thursdays, 5-8:30 PM, Scott Holman. 630-305-0230.

TANYA'S CAFE 4305 N. Kedzie: No cover. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Miasma. 773-604-8904.

TASSO'S PORTERHOUSE Madison & Frontage, Burr Ridge: Saturdays, 7 PM, Sally Richards. 630-789-8300.

THIRD COAST 1260 N. Dearborn: Thursdays, 9:30 PM, John Paris/John Beard Duo. 312-649-0730.

TOULOUSE COGNAC BAR 2140 N. Lincoln Park West: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Mondays, 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday and Saturday, Kari Howard & Bob Moreen. Mondays, Johnny Frigo & Joe Vito. Tuesday and Wednesday, Claudia Hommel. Thursday through next Saturday, January 23, Cory Jamison. 773-665-9071.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8:30-10:30 PM, Lorna Boston & friends (no cover); 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Saturdays, 10:30 PM-5 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 1-4 AM, Mark Madsen. Mondays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Tuesdays, 8-10 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM-1 AM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet with Stephen Riley; 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis; 10 PM-1 AM, Lamont Boston & the LBs Machine. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281:::2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Fred Anderson, Hamid Drake, Jeff Parker & Tatsu Aoki. Sundays, 6-10:30 PM, jam with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonists Dennis Winslett & Matana Roberts, percussionist Afifi Phillard. Thursdays, 9 PM, Ari Brown & friends. 312-791-9050.

VIKING STEAK HOUSE 27 W 150 Roosevelt, Winfield: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, jam session with Bruce Oscar Trio. 630-653-2110.

VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO 416 Hamilton, Geneva: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Bruce Oscar. 630-232-2201.

ZARROSTA 1045 N. Rush: Grill and wine bar with music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Tim Mulvenna, Tom Vaitfas, Ted Brewer. Sundays, Denise La Grassa Trio. 312-642-1500.

classical

BURNHAM QUARTET (Mozart, Dvorak, Beethoven). Sunday, 7 PM, Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CAMERATA CHICAGO (Bach, Geminiani, BLavet, Telemann, Fischer, Loeillet, Marcello). Next Sunday, January 24, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-294-3000.

SUSAN CHARLES, BARBARA MARTIN, MICHAEL QUERIO, WILLIAM WATSON, MARY ANN GRANNEMAN, DAVID HOLLOWAY, CLAIRE AEBERSOLD, RALPH NEIWEEM, AND ELAINE FELDER sopranos, tenors, mezzo-soprano, baritone, and pianos, in a free concert (J. Strauss, Kovacs). Next Friday, January 22, noon, Concert Room, Music Center of the North Shore, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

CHICAGO A CAPPELLA Thursday, January 21, 7 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-755-1628.

CHICAGO PHILHARMONIA Farobag Homi Cooper, conductor (Beethoven, Nanes, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff). Sunday, 7:30 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-955-9339.

CHICAGO SINFONIETTA Paul Freeman, conductor, with soprano Angela Brown and narrator Chris Kennedy (Copland, Hailstork, Bernstein, Still, traditional). Sunday, 2:30 PM, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, River Forest. 312-857-1062.

CHICAGO STRING QUARTET (Beethoven, Bartok, Ravel). Monday, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-922-1999.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Friday and Saturday, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with pianist Radu Lupu (Boulez, Mozart, Brahms). Wednesday, 7:30 PM, Thursday, 8 PM, next Friday, January 22, 1:30 PM, and next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin, with oboist Alex Klein (Lutoslawski, Brahms, Bach, Haydn). Preconcert talks one hour prior to performances. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CONCERTANTE DI CHICAGO Hilel Kagan, conductor, with pianists Carol Honigberg and Tatyana Stepanova and violinist Desiree Ruhstrat (Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Honegger, Poulenc). Sunday, 3 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-621-5265.

CUBE with members of MASS Ensemble and others (Morehead, Misurell-Mitchell, Slade, Reich, Anunciacao, Xenakis). Thursday and next Friday, January 21 and 22, 7:30 PM, Columbia College, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-554-1133.

ESSENCE OF BRASS Friday, noon, McGuire Hall, Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd. 773-298-3448.

EVANSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Lynn Schornick, conductor, with trumpeter John Hagstrom (Rimsky-Korsakov, Arutyunian, Wagner, Borodin). Next Friday, January 22, 8 PM, Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge, Evanston. 708-729-8254.

RENEE FLEMING AND JAMES LEVINE soprano and piano. Next Sunday, January 24, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

STEWART WAYNE FOSTER organ (Bach, Mozart, Durufle, Tournemire). Sunday, 3 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Friday, 12:10 PM, cellist John Mark Rozendaal. Next Friday, January 22, 12:10 PM, harpist Marcia LaBella. 312-787-2729.

DROSTAN HALL violin (Bruch, Kreisler, Wieniawski). Next Sunday, January 24, 3 PM, North Lakeside Cultural Center, 6219 N. Sheridan. 773-743-4477.

STONEY HALLENBECK guitar, in a free concert. Sunday, 2 PM, Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 Cottage Hill, Elmhurst. 630-834-0202.

ROBERT HOLL AND DANIEL BARENBOIM bass-baritone and piano, perform Schubert's Die Winterreise. Sunday, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Carmon DeLeone, conductor, with pianist Dmitri Ratser (Brahms, Kodaly, Grieg). Saturday, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governor's Highway, University Park. 708-481-7774.

MARILYN KEISER organ (Mendelssohn, Bach, and others). Sunday, 5 PM, Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston. 847-491-5441.

WALFRID KUJALA, ALEX KLEIN, RUSSELL DAGON, ROBERT BARRIS, DAN GINGRICH, AND URSULA OPPENS flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, and piano (Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Francaix). Next Friday, January 22, 7:30 PM (with preconcert talk at 6:15 PM), Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

LINCOLNWOOD CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Philip Simmons, conductor, with baritone William Warfield (Glinka, Levinson, Prokofiev, Kaufman, Mussorgsky, and others). See Critic's Choice. Friday, 7:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 847-674-0039.

THERESA LUDDEN, RICK ZIEBARTH, LESLEY GOODMAN, JOHN PATRICK MORRISSEY, AND JEFFREY PANKO soprano, baritone, mezzo-soprano, tenor, and piano. Friday, 7:30 PM, Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario. 312-943-3006.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Saturday, Tuesday, and next Friday, January 22, 7:30 PM, Gyorgy Gyorivanyi Rath, conductor, with bass Samuel Ramey, tenor Richard Margison, and soprano Daniela Dessi (Boito, Mefistofele). Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, John Nelson, conductor, with tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Angela Gheorghiu (Gounod, Romeo et Juliette). 312-332-2244.

MAGICAL STRINGS OF YOUTH perform "Russian compositions with piano accompaniment." Sunday, 2 PM, G.A.R. Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1426.

BARBARA MARTIN, TRACY AND KRISTIN FIGARD, DAVID DUNFORD, CLAIRE AEBERSOLD, AND RALPH NEIWEEM soprano, violins, and pianos, perform music of Richard Strauss. Friday, noon, Music Center of the North Shore, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

METROPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Sunday, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 847-869-3133 or 312-744-7648.

MUSICAM SACRAM Timothy Woods conducts Mozart's Requiem in a benefit for the Respect Life office of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Next Sunday, January 24, 3 PM, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1747 Lake, Wilmette. 773-465-2568.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CONTEMPORARY MUSIC CONCERT IV features music of Steve Reich, James Tenny, Cecille Ore, Maggie Payne, Francis Dhomont, and others. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 708-491-5441.

PACIFICA QUARTET in a free concert (Mendelssohn, Higdon, Beethoven). Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Goodspeed Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

MATTHEW PHELPS horn, in a free concert (Dukas, LeClaire, Koetsier). Tuesday, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

GERARDO RIBEIRO, STEPHEN BALDERSTON, AND URSULA OPPENS violin, cello, and piano (Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Ravel). Friday, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

MATTHEW RUBENSTEIN piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-670-6888.

DESIREE RUHSTRAT, SUSAN CHARLES, MATT HAGLE, AND ELAINE FELDER violin, soprano, and pianos, perform music of Richard Strauss. Wednesday, noon, Music Center of the North Shore, 300 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

SCHAUMBURG YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Joseph Malmquist and Greta Hess, conductors (Tchaikovsky, Humperdinck, Rodgers, and others). Sunday, 7:30 PM, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

STARBUCKS COFFEE 5300 N. Clark: Saturday, 8-10 PM, guitarist Jennifer Trowbridge (Turina, Villa-Lobos, Brouwer, Mompou, and others). 773-334-3214.

SYMPHONY OF OAK PARK AND RIVER FOREST Jay Kenneth Friedman conducts a family concert featuring the Oak Park-River Forest Children's Chorus (Bach, Sibelius, Dvorak). Sunday, 3:30 PM, Oak Park-River Forest High School, 201 N. Scoville, Oak Park. 708-488-4101.

SCOTT TENNANT guitar (Rodrigo, Torroba, Froberger, Tadic). Next Saturday, January 23, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

MARK VALENTI piano (Chopin, Milhaud, Bartok, and others). Sunday, 3 PM, Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge, Evanston. 847-864-1330.

VERMEER QUARTET with cellist Marc Johnson and pianist Andrea Swan (Mendelssohn, Schumann). Sunday, 7:30 PM (with preconcert discussion at 6:15 PM), Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 708-491-5441.

SARAH WORTHINGTON soprano, with pianist Matthew Ellenwood and others in a free concert (Mozart, Kingsford, Vivaldi, Schubert, Villa-Lobos, and others). Next Saturday, January 23, 2 PM, Conrad Sulzer Public Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

PINCHAS ZUKERMAN violin, with string ensemble (Mozart, Kodaly, Mendelssohn). Next Sunday, January 24, 3 PM (with preconcert "informance" at 1:45 PM), Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

fairs & festivals

miscellaneous

CONTINENTAL DRIFT Live radio broadcast features Russian musicians (free admission). Friday, 12:30 PM, Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MICHAEL COUSINEAU Free in-store performance by the new-age guitarist. Next Saturday, January 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 101 Rice Lake Square at Danada, Wheaton. 630-871-9595.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Siamai Kemokai & friends; 11 PM, DJ Malique. Saturdays, 8 PM, Ahadu; 11 PM, DJ spins world beat. 773-929-8300.

DOMINIC GAUDIOUS Free in-store performances. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-4313. Sunday, 3 PM, Barnes & Noble bookstore, Old Orchard Mall, 65 Old Orchard Center, Skokie. 847-676-2230.

GENNY'S DAD Free in-store children's concert. Saturday, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

GOLDEN OX 1578 N. Clybourn: Restaurant. Saturdays, 6-10 PM, roaming zither player Ruth Valentino. 312-664-0780.

GUSTO RISTORANTE ITALIANO 1470 Waukegan, Glenview: Thursdays, 7 PM, Tum Balalaika Klezmer Band. 847-729-5444.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Next Saturday, January 23, 10 PM, Chicago Samba School. 312-362-9707.

KIDS FARE: VIOLINS AND CELLOS AND BASSES (AND OF COURSE VIOLAS)-OH MY! Children's discussion and demonstration. Next Saturday, January 23, 10:30 AM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-467-7425.

LOONETTE & MOLLY Children's concerts. Thursday, January 21, 6:30 PM, next Friday, January 22, 6:30 PM, next Saturday, January 23, 11 AM and 2 and 5 PM, and next Sunday, January 24, noon and 3 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, flamenco music with Bandoleros, DJ Mel Hammond. Thursdays, Chicago Samba School. 773-227-2277.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant. Tuesdays, 8 PM, musicians accompany the "Curiously Strong Machine Gun Haiku Slam" hosted by Noam Paco-Gaster; music open mike follows at 9 PM. 773-743-5955.

NEW TRADITION CHORUS, MELODEERS CHORUS, FRED, PRIME CUT, DORAN McTAGGART Barbershop harmony concert. Saturday, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 888-764-6160.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Friday, 10 PM, Chicago Samba School. 773-489-0011.

ONCE UPON A THAI 3705 N. Southport: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Darin Vongvinijsorn performs Thai classical music. 773-935-6433.

PAPRIKASH 5210 W. Diversey: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, and Sundays, 5 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary. 773-736-4982.

SHINE CHORUS AND BAND performs at a religious service. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Gary Memorial United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main, Wheaton. 630-668-3100.

SKADARLIJA 4024 N. Kedzie: Restaurant featuring eastern European music. Wednesdays through Sundays, 8 PM, Skadarlija Ensemble. 773-463-5600.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Friday, Orchesis Dancers. Tuesday, tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. with Curie High School Arts Department. Wednesday, Botti Opera Showcase. Thursday, Chicago Music Awards. Next Friday, January 22, Studio Steppin'. 312-346-3278.

SRIKANT VENKATARAMEN & LAKSHMI Free carnatic vocal concert. Next Friday, January 22, noon, Frick Center, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-3515.

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