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Music listings are compiled by LAURA KOPEN and RENALDO MIGALDI (classical, fairs and festivals) from information available Tuesday. We advise calling ahead for confirmation. Please send listings information, in-cluding a phone number for use by the public, to Reader Music Listings, 11 E. Illinois, Chicago 60611, or send a fax to 312-828-9926, or send E-mail to musiclistings@chicagoreader.com.

ROCK, POP, ETC. includes hip-hop, dance music and electronica, funk, reggae, zydeco, cabaret, contemporary R&B, and some international pop. FOLK & COUNTRY includes bluegrass and traditional Irish music. BLUES, GOSPEL, R&B includes traditional rhythm and blues, boogie-woogie, and deep soul. JAZZ includes ragtime, swing, and fusion. INTERNATIONAL includes Indian classical music, African music, salsa, and ethnic folk genres. FAIRS & FESTIVALS are listed in a separate category without regard to music type.

Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

TED ALIOTA & THE GROOVE MACHINE Benefit for the I & M Canal Restoration Fund. Next Saturday, June 24, 5 PM, General Fry's Landing, east of Stevens and north of the Canal, Lemont. 630-257-9357.

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

NICHOLAS BARRON Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1001 W. North. 312-255-1352.

BEACH BOYS Next Sunday, June 25, 4 and 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

MARY J. BLIGE Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

TERRY BREEN Free concert. Thursday, June 22, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MAGGIE BROWN performs "Legacy: Our Wealth in Music"; free admission. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

BUTTERFLY CHILD Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 24, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

CALIFORNIA PARK, MIDNIGHT RENEGADES, SAMMY VATS perform at a "Picnic in the Park" followed by the movie Stuart Little. Friday, 6-9 PM (movie begins at 8:30 PM), McFetridge Sports Center, 3843 N. California. 312-742-7585.

EDIE CAREY Free in-store concert. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

CASH AUDIO Free concert. Sunday, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

CHICAGO, MISTAKEN IDENTITY Tuesday, 7:30 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

KELLEY CLUTE Free in-store performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

ROBERT CRAY BAND, COREY HARRIS Benefit for Lincoln Park Zoo. Next Friday, June 23, 7 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 312-742-2283.

DAIQUIRI, HOT STOVE JIMMY, TUBRING, LAST DITCH EFFORT Friday, 7 PM, Scrap Skate Park, 2350 Hassell, Hoffman Estates. 847-884-0945.

DOLLY VARDEN Free in-store performance. Friday, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DRIFTERS Friday, 2 and 8 PM, Saturday, 6 and 9 PM, and Sunday, 2 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

FLARES performs at a "Beer & Brat" benefit for Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Bone Marrow Treatment Program. Friday, 6 PM, Weibolt Hall Courtyard, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1339 E. Chicago. 312-926-6360.

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

FRISBIE Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2525 N. Clark. 773-525-6231.

GAY PRIDE PARADE MUSIC FEST with the Pride Band, Forbidden Fruit Band, and the Pulsation Band. Next Sunday, June 25, 4:30 PM, Grove 13, Lincoln Park, 3000 N. Lake Shore Dr. West. 773-348-8243.

GIDGETS GA GA, ECHOSEND Free in-store performance. Next Sunday, June 25, 1:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

JIMMIE DALE GILMORE BAND, HOT TUNA, JOHN WESLEY HARDING See Critic's Choice. Friday, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

ESTER HANA in a sing-along Father's Day concert; benefit for Dalaguete Music Foundation. Sunday, 3-7 PM, Starlight Inn, 9950 W. Lawrence, Schiller Park. 773-262-6434.

DON HENLEY Saturday, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

HOLLY HAS A FARM Free performance. Next Saturday, June 24, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

INDIGO GIRLS Tuesday, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

DAG JUHLIN Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0186.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Bill Brickey, Niki Mitchell, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Sunday, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KAPSIZE Free in-store performance. Saturday, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

GEOFF KESSELL Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

NICHOLAS MARKOS Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

MIGA Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 4553 N. Lincoln. 773-878-5609.

HELEN MIRRA, BEN VIDA Free concert. Thursday, June 22, 8 PM, private loft (top floor), 1550 N. Milwaukee. 773-539-5077.

MORENO Free in-store performance. Saturday, 3 PM, Laurie's Planet of Sound, 4703 N. Lincoln. 773-271-3569.

N'SYNC Sold out. Next Sunday, June 25, 7:30 PM, Route 66 Raceway, 3200 S. Chicago, Joliet. 815-722-5500.

ME'SHELL NDEGEOCELLO, J. DAVIS TRIO 18 & over show. Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

JIMMY PAGE & THE BLACK CROWES, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD Next Saturday, June 24, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

ALICE PEACOCK Free performance. Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

PEKING TURTLE Thursday, June 22, 5-10 PM, John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438 or 312-559-0200.

SUSIE & JOEL RANEY Benefit concert. Next Saturday, June 24, 7 PM, Village Players Theater, 1010 W. Madison, Oak Park. 708-222-0369.

RENE Free in-store piano performance. Sunday, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 6000 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake. 815-455-0302.

SHANNON ROBERTS Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 24, 2:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

DAVE RUDOLF Free concert. Thursday, June 22, noon, Millennium Plaza, South Stolp between Galena Blvd. and Downer Place, Aurora. 630-844-3640.

F.M. SMITH & ROB BONACCORSI Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

SMOG, MICK TURNER See Critic's Choice. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

SMUSHIES Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 601 N. Martindale, Schaumburg. 847-605-0476.

STARS OF LAWRENCE WELK with Myron Floren, Arthur Duncan, Bobby Burgess, Elaine Badden, and Mary Lou Metzger. Wednesday through next Friday, June 23, 2 PM, and next Saturday, June 24, 6 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

STEELY DAN Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

STRING CHEESE INCIDENT Sold out. Tuesday, 6 PM (all-ages show), and Wednesday, 8 PM (18 & over show), Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

STRINGWOOD Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

TOSSERS Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 24, 3 PM, Laurie's Planet of Sound, 4703 N. Lincoln. 773-271-3569.

STEPH TURNER Free performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

DEANNA VARAGONA Free in-store performance. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 932 N. Rush. 312-951-6992.

WAN-AFRIKA Free concert. Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge and Mulford, Evanston. 847-448-8260.

THE WHO, UNAMERICAN Next Sunday, June 25, 7:30 PM, New World Music Theatre, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM. Saturday, Rebecca's Statue, Covered in Honey. Tuesdays, open stage. Wednesdays, Corn Meal. Thursday, Warwick Embry, Kimi Hayes. Next Saturday, June 24, Co-Pilot Jones, Gidgets Ga Ga, Matt Tiegler Band. 773-478-4408.

ABNER'S YARD 3527 N. Clark: Music after 10 PM. Next Saturday, June 24, DJs spin house, R&B, reggae, and hip-hop. 773-305-0002.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Saturdays after 5:30 PM. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Ed Vantage spins in the loft. Thursdays, acoustic jam session downstairs. 773-348-5100.

AQUA 201 N. Green: DJs spin on two levels after 10 PM. 312-942-9999.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing after 10 PM. 773-227-6859.

AURA 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Laura B. Saturday, DJ Geronimo, DJs Harry the Blade & Brian Clarke. Wednesdays, DJs Jeff Moyer, Gil Burns & Pulz-8. Thursdays, DJ Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BABY DOLL POLKA CLUB 6102 S. Central: Next Friday, June 23, 9 PM, Polkaholics (no cover). 773-582-9706.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 8 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Next Saturday, June 24, Big Daddy Roaches. 847-776-9850.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Friday, Walter Williams Band, Stewed Coots. Saturday, John Mathie, Wombats, Bondo, Starr 69. Sunday, Chapter F, Jenny Choi Band. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Wednesday, Robert Cornelius 7. Thursday, Throck Morton, Mark Sheehy. Next Friday, June 23, Boom Hank, Land of the El Caminos, Menthol, the Lash. Next Saturday, June 24, Ruth Buzzy, Snake Oil, Busker Soundcheck, Mil Mulliganos. 773-281-4444.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: "DJ/VJs" play dance music Tuesdays through Saturdays after 5 PM and Sundays and Mondays after 8 PM. Saturdays, DJ Dion. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, Derrick Wize & Gene Lopez. Mondays, Metronome & Derek Jones. Tuesdays, DJs Spin & Steve Melgave. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Hired Goons, Detholz, Gouda. Saturday, Dragon Girls, Stickfight. Thursday, Beloved Ringers, Mockheroic, Todd Leiter-Weintraub. Next Friday, June 23, I Decline, Monkey Paw, Clockbox. Next Saturday, June 24, Brown Odds. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Dayhota. Saturdays, DJ Nique. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty. Mondays, Josh Werner, Justin Long, Ry-n. Tuesdays, Jesse de la Peña. Wednesday, Caspar & MC Blackeye, Bass by the Pound DJs. Thursdays, Colette. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Jorge Rodas & Alberto Gomez spin salsa & merengue. Saturdays, DJs spin rock, pop & alternative. 312-266-1234.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BOHICA BAR & GRILL 5518 S. Archer: Next Saturday, June 24, 9:30 PM, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band. 773-581-0397.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Friday, Weebles. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night." 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Friday, American Slang. Saturday, Four-Letter Story. Wednesdays, open jam session. Next Friday, June 23, Lizard Kings. Next Saturday, June 24, Serilian. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Uncle John's Band. Saturday, Something for Joey. 773-528-0888.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Sundays, 8:30 PM, music and spoken word followed by an open mike. 773-348-8536.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9:30 PM, and Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin retro and progressive house. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CABARET BAR & GRILL 1283 E. Ogden, Naperville: Fridays, 9 PM, dueling pianos with Mick Archer & friends. 630-778-6350.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Wednesdays and Thursdays after 9 PM. 630-830-7200.

CAFE SIDECAR 801 N. Orleans: Fridays, 5-10 PM, DJs Torin J. Edmond & friends. 312-202-0502.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Saturday, June 24, Susanna & the Hollywoods. 773-384-2547.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Thursday, June 22, 9 PM, Gertrude. 630-513-0074.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Sundays, Miss Foozie & Her Floozies, DJ Jeff Berry. Mondays, 10:30 PM, "Disco Bingo" hosted by Daisy Mae. Thursdays, Miss Ketty & Her Latin Review. Next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, benefit for Horizons Community Services with DJs Jeff Berry & Mark Vallese. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Friday, Leddie Garcia, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Saturdays, DJ Frank Orall & percussionist Leddie Garcia. Thursdays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. 312-266-1200.

CLUB EDEN 3407 N. Clark: Wednesday, DJs Phantom 45, Justin Long, Sativa & DVS. 773-327-4646.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Next Saturday, June 24, 9 PM, 5th annual O'Banion's Reunion with DJs Terry Fox, Scott Tomlin, Mike Rytie & Ric Addy. 773-489-0379.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. Tuesdays and Thursdays, DJs Timmy Loop, Michael Serafini, Jim Lewis & Keith Ware. 773-477-1420.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton; midnight, dance music with DJ House. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler (in the Cab Calloway Room). 312-341-9787.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar with zydeco music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday and Saturday, Curbfeelers Crew. Thursday through next Saturday, June 24, Fabulous Fish Heads. 847-520-4800.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Fridays, "Bang" with Curt Caris, DJ Hiroki. Thursday, DJ Halo, DJs John Curley, Bear Who?, Dayhota & Psycho Bitch. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Friday, 10 PM, Los Bandoleros. Saturday, 9:30 PM, DJs spin. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thursdays, 10 PM, Matthew McBride Band. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Cats Under the Stars, Rebecca's Statue. Next Saturday, June 24, 10:30 PM, Underwater People. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR NORTH 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Restaurant with live music at 10:30 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, DJs spin. Saturday, Satya Graha. Wednesday, Afrodisiacs. Thursday, 10 PM, Mr. Myers. Next Friday, June 23, Turnstyles. Next Saturday, June 24, Quantum Leep. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room Wednesday through Sunday nights. In the Cabaret Room: Friday, 8 PM, Robert Whorton; 10:30 PM, Lisa Menninger. Saturday, 8 PM, Lisa Menninger; 10:30 PM, Robert Whorton. Sunday, 7 PM, Robert Whorton. Wednesday through next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, next Saturday, June 24, 8 and 10:30 PM, and next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Steven Brinberg (Barbra Streisand tribute). In the Piano Bar: Saturdays, Thursdays, and Mondays, Vernon Larsen. Sundays, Mark Burnell. Wednesdays, Johnny Rodgers. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: No cover Sunday through Wednesday or before midnight Friday and Saturday; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Thursdays, 9 PM, Bandoleros. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sunday, DJ Bob Depugh. Monday, DJ Sickboy spins punk. Tuesday, DJ Jen B. Thursday, DJ Jeff Wilson. 773-472-2771.

DETOUR 6255 N. McCormick: DJs spin progressive house and dance music Thursdays and Fridays 9 PM-4 AM and Saturdays 9 PM-5 AM. Sundays, DJs Tony & Frank Cano. Saturdays, 7-9 PM, "Hot Boyz" male revue. 773-267-0090.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fridays through Mondays, Four Man Acoustical Band. 312-836-7870.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Friday, 10 PM, Tim Finn, Matt Wilson. Saturday, 10 PM, Handsome Family, Cow Lily, Angie Mead. Sunday, 7:30 PM, Spearhead. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Jesse de la Peña's Blue Groove Lounge. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Premium, Blank Theory. Thursday, 9 PM, Legendary Pink Dots, Dead Voices on Air. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Gun Fighter, Cells, Million Yen, Bombpop. Next Saturday, June 24, 10 PM, Marvel Kind, Baldwin Bros., Extravery, Atomic Numbers. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Dr. Groo spins drum 'n' bass (in the basement). Saturday, K-Rad, Pseudo Prophets, DJ Jes, Gabriele Palomo, DJs Derrick Kyles, Kurt Stephens & FLX. 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Tony Abasolo & Neill. Saturdays, DJs Myke T, Neill & Adrian. Next Friday, June 23, DMV DJs spin bhangra, Hindi, hip-hop, and house. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Friday, Left Undone. Saturday, Then Again. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Aaron Aggarwal (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Next Friday, June 23, Insomnia. Next Saturday, June 24, Tall Grass Musicians. 815-356-9980.

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

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 9 PM Sundays and Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Friday, Trippin' Billies, Bottle of Justus, Paul Allodi. Saturday, Mr. Blotto. Sunday, Ophur (no cover). Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, Matt McBride. Wednesdays, Keri Hoakie 5. Thursdays, Quantum Leep. Next Friday, June 23, Mike & Joe. Next Saturday, June 24, Tim Mahoney & the Meenies. Next Sunday, June 25, jam session with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). 847-358-9150.

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

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM on weeknights, later on weekends. Friday, Audio ID, File Underwater, Bloen. Saturday, Bumpus, Sugar Buzz. Sundays, Sumo. Monday, Lexie Bloor Band, E-Mics. Tuesday, Soulfix, Low Profile, Soul Harvest. Wednesday, Mr. Egg Germ, Vertex, Hello Kitty. Thursday, Gel, Nectar, Pinch, Toe. Next Friday, June 23, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone, Chomsky, Viery Peel, Gayle Ritt Band. Next Saturday, June 24, Lift, Great Apes, Red Elephant, Colony, Zero to Nine. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Swingin' Neckbreakers (see Spot Check), Dishes, Greenhornes. Saturday, Chicago Underground Duo (see Critic's Choice), DJ John Herndon. Sunday, "Foam" with Frontier & others. Monday, 9 PM, Douglass Kings, Ring, Cicada, Tekulvi, H. Chinaski. Tuesdays, Bang All-Stars. Thursday, YBO2 (see Spot Check), Larval (see Spot Check), Dirty Old Man River (see Spot Check), K.K. Null. Next Friday, June 23, Royal Trux, Edith Frost. Next Saturday, June 24, Quadrajets, Fireballs of Freedom, Star Spangled Bastards, Mexican Doorbell. Next Sunday, June 25, 4 PM, benefit for WZRD with Cheer-Accident, Epectir, Timeout Drawer, Puppets Fucking, Double Trio; 10 PM, "Borrowed Language" DJs spin with Izade. 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: Wednesday, 9 PM-2 AM, "Therapy" DJs spin acid jazz, trip-hop, and funk (no cover). 312-338-3788.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music at 8 PM. Next Friday, June 23, pianist Randy Amundsen. 847-718-9272.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

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. Fridays, DJ Gil Burns. Saturdays, DJ Laura B. Thursdays, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Sundays, Dub Dis (no cover). 773-348-3998.

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

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

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 7-11 PM, open mike. 773-685-8083.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Soma DJ Christopher Robin. 312-226-4555.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: Friday, 6 PM, Dynamite Boy, Notaword, Luckie Strike, An Albatross & the Sex, Bird, Cake Collective; 10 PM, Kleenex Girl Wonder, Mathlete, Happy Supply. Saturday, 8 PM, Sweep the Leg Johnny, Vida Blue, American Heritage, Grotto. Sunday, 5 PM, Killers, Bongzilla, Sour Vein, Darkest Hour, Not Waving But Drowning. Tuesday, 6 PM, Whippersnapper, Onyas, Hamicks; 10 PM, Early Day Miners, Kolya. Wednesday, 8 PM, Sergio Vega, J. Majesty, Cash for Cars. Thursday, 6 PM, Chixdiggit, Lillingtons, Biscayne, Ruth's Hat. Next Friday, June 23, 6 PM, Teen Idols, Beautys, Rumblers, High Strung; 10 PM, Jean Smith, Be/non. Next Saturday, June 24, 6 PM, Traitors, Menstrual Tramps, Mashers, Glory Whores; 10 PM, Wolf Eyes, Lightning Bolt, This Robot Kills. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Bane, Death by Stereo, Adamantium, Idle Hands. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Friday, 10 PM, Casolando, Spies Who Surf. Saturday, 10 PM, Michael McDermott, Time Beings. Tuesday, 8 PM, the What. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Can-Ky-Ree. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, Grand Marquis. Mondays, open mike. Tuesdays, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Saturday, Uncle John's Band. Thursday, Mind Over Matter. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Slugs. Next Friday, June 23, Loose Screws. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJ EKG spins Wednesdays through Sundays after 8 PM. Wednesday, 9 PM, Soulfix. 773-248-3330.

FUSE 738 N. Clark: DJs spin Tuesdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Sundays, "Sequence" hosted by DJs Ry-n & Kevin Cunningham. 312-932-9289.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Vodka Sevens, Catfish Jenkins. Saturday, Mopar, Entity. Next Friday, June 23, Growth Ltd., Mickeys. Next Saturday, June 24, Akela, Control Freaks. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays, 5:30 PM, Fred Marlman; 9 PM, Denise Tomasello & Russ Long. Saturdays, 10 PM, Denise Tomasello & Russ Long. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike with Michael McAssey. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe; 9:30 PM, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Scott Montgomery Band; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. 773-348-1053.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Open 7 PM-2 AM nightly. Mondays, open mike. Wednesdays, DJs spin "retro classics." 773-252-4090.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-549-3232.

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.

GIRL BAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin Wednesdays through Fridays after 9 PM. Next Sunday, June 25, 4-10 PM, DJ Harry T. spins in the parking lot. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin nightly from 10 PM-4 AM Sundays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-587-8469.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Friday, Juleps, Whiskey Kitchen. Saturday, Uniform, Smushies. Thursday, Ian Crockett, Big Daddy Roaches, Serling. Next Friday, June 23, Broken, Wurlygig, Gidgets Ga Ga, Rolls. Next Saturday, June 24, Box-o-car, Jonny Polonsky, Moaning Lisa. 773-472-5139.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Saturdays, 7-9 PM, all-ages "free-form" dancing to DJ music (world beat, techno, and trip-hop). 773-381-3042.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Thursday, June 22, 10 PM, Driftwood. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Deanna Varagona. Next Saturday, June 24, 11 PM, Kevin So, Will Dailey. 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Friday, 10 PM, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement, Mount Pilot. Saturday, 9:30 PM, A-Z Consolidated, Descendro Allegro, Viza-Noir, Dolce Volante, Hot Dog City. Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Central Falls, Josh Ritter. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Aden, True Love Always, Das Sporten. Next Saturday, June 24, 11:30 PM, Front of Truck. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Friday, NVS, Left on Ray. Saturday, Waystation, Brat Pack. Next Friday, June 23, Calico Cats, Somebody. Next Saturday, June 24, Pat McCurdy. 773-929-0944.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1471 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Caesare spins "easy listening sounds," bossa nova, and international pop music. 773-486-0686.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Hector & His Orchestra. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sunday, 4 PM, TV Pow, Parallel. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Saturday, 6:15 PM, Staind, P.O.D., Dope, Crazytown (sold out); 11:30 PM, Yellowman, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers, DJ Field Marshall (18 & over show). Sunday, Weed Street Band, Indian's Summer, Middle 8 (18 & over show). Monday, Rockapella, Blind Man's Bluff (18 & over show). Thursday, 6 PM, Trinket (all-ages show, no cover); 9 PM, Michelle Shocked & Her Mood Swingers (18 & over show). Next Friday, June 23, Delbert McClinton. Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, Neville Staple, Danny Dean & the Homewreckers. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Faze 4, Fudogz, Euclid Gray, Ariel Nesean, Christine, DJs Charlie Rosario & Too Kool Kris (all-ages show). 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HUGO'S FROG BAR 1024 N. Rush: Bar and restaurant. Sundays, 9 PM-1 AM, Paul Anton. Mondays, 5-9 PM, Ben Rudolph, Jonathan Menchin. Wednesdays, 5-9 PM, Bobby Harrison. 312-640-0999.

INDEPENDENCE TAP 3932 W. Irving Park: Saturday, 10 PM, Sister Child, Sara Hollister Band. 773-588-2385.

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 rock, pop, and alternative Fridays and retro Saturdays. 773-327-4646.

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, Then Again, the District. Saturday, Michaelangelo, Bottle of Justus. Wednesday, Flapjacks. Thursday, 8 PM, Cycle Something, Harmony Riley, Swinging Lovehammers, Telstar, Beanpole. Next Friday, June 23, Smithereens, Ted Ansani. Next Saturday, June 24, Whiskey Kitchen, Flapjacks, Waystation. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Niki & Eleni. Next Saturday, June 24, Shawn & Jenell. 630-752-2000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, 8 PM, Dan Darrah. 773-477-3330.

JUB JUB CLUB 2447 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Saturdays through Thursdays. Saturdays and Tuesdays, DJ Polish Sausage. Sundays, "Garbage Sundays" with DJ Redneck Ed spinning garage, punk, country & blues. Wednesdays, DJ Uncle Doughnutz. 773-665-7557.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 8 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-4040.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Saturdays, noon-2 PM, Bohni Kempton. 773-348-7592.

KEG 810 Grove, Evanston: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Yabba Griffiths & Traxx. 847-869-9987.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Hoochie Suit, Harmless. Saturday, Jackfife. Next Friday, June 23, Nadas, Maggie Speaks. Next Saturday, June 24, Bottle of Justus. 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. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, Big Brad, DJ Scott Lucas. Tuesdays, DJs Rich Gonshak, Todd Witt & Kevin Loftus. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 10 PM and weeknights at 9 PM; no cover. Friday, Shawn & Janelle. Saturday, Cads. Tuesdays and Thursdays, open mike hosted by Alec. 773-384-1040.

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

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Saturday, 6 PM-3 AM, salsa dance lessons with Orquesta Sabor. Thursday, 7:30 PM, swing dance lessons with Uptown Rhythm Club. Next Saturday, June 24, Orquesta Isla.773-528-3400.

LUNAR BREWING COMPANY 54 E. St. Charles, Villa Park: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Four Fi. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Fuzz. Next Saturday, June 24, Tuneage. 630-530-2077.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM; no cover on weeknights. Friday, Dorks, Difference. Sunday, Pete Special Band. Tuesday, Almighty Rogers. Wednesday, 9 PM, Tom Attenbury, Elephant's Best Friend. Thursday, Seers Poncho. Next Friday, June 23, All Systems Halt. Next Sunday, June 24, Big Hello, Shots. 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, DJs Mark Grant & Juston Lloyd with percussionist Leddie Garcia. Saturday, Jamie Thinnes, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. Sunday, 1-8 PM, DJs Mike Steele, Darrell Woodson, Madrid & Oscar McMillan. Mondays, "Beat Project" funk, soul & hip-hop showcase with DJs Shon Dervis & Hiroki features live performances and guest DJs. Tuesdays, DJ Touch. Thursdays, Carnaval Brasil, DJ Red Lox. Next Saturday, June 24, Julius Spates. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Fridays, at 5 and 9 PM on Saturdays, and after 4 PM on Sundays. Friday, Chicago Rose. Saturday, 5 PM, Tom Linsk; 9 PM, Stanley Karcz. Sundays, Tom Linsk. Mondays, Peter Miletic. Tuesdays, Stanley Karcz. Wednesdays, Tom Linsk. Thursdays, Gary Filip. Next Friday, June 23, Stanley Karcz. Next Saturday, June 24, 5 PM, Gary Filip; 9 PM, Stanley Karcz. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays; no cover. Friday, Peter Oprisko. Saturday, Scott Holman. Sundays, Chicago Rose. Mondays, Troy Neihardt. Tuesdays, Dave Allen. Wednesdays, John Zamojcin. Thursdays, Troy Neihardt. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Chicago Rose. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music after 6 PM nightly, 5 PM on Sundays. Fridays, Scott Holman. Saturday, Chicago Rose. Sundays, Larry O'Connor. Mondays, Scott Holman. Tuesdays, Larry O'Connor. Wednesdays, Dave Allen. Thursdays, Chicago Rose. Next Saturday, June 24, Tom Linsk. 847-952-8755.

MANDALA HOUSE CAFE 2014 W. Belle Plaine: No cover. Thursday, June 22, 8-10 PM, "quiet percussion" drum circle hosted by Rhythm Revolution. 773-506-4393, ext. 3.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Funkadesi, Dr. Didg. Tuesday and Wednesday, Dark Star Orchestra. Next Saturday, June 24, the Good, Marshall Hanbury. 773-404-9494.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs nightly after 5:30 PM; dance floor Fridays and Saturdays from 10 PM until 2 AM. Mondays, 10 PM, "Ultra Glam" female impersonators perform. 312-255-8579.

MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub with DJs spinning nightly after 5 PM. 312-427-1774.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Friday, 6:30 PM, Lungbrush, Clockbox, Red River, Capstone; 11 PM, Mark Farina, 8fatfat8, Darrell Woodson. Saturday, 10 PM, Yo La Tengo, Sue Garner & Rick Brown. Sunday, 7 PM, Yo La Tengo, Brokeback, Sue Garner & Rick Brown. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Evil Beaver, Forty Piece Choir, Entertainment, Tub Ring. Wednesday, 8 PM, "The Second Waltz" benefit for Heart Alliance's Neon Street with Nicholas Tremulis Band, David Amram & Cin Salach, Bun E. Carlos, Blondie Chaplin, Foley, Corey Harris, Aaron Hurwitz, Diane Izzo, Rusty Kershaw, Bob Mould, Frank Orrall & Byron Stingily, Brad Peterson, Sir Mack Rice, Sugar Blue, Hubert Sumlin, Jeff Tweedy & Jay Bennett, Chris Whitley (see Spot Check) & others. Thursday, 6:30 PM, Local H, Starball, Sullen, Kimball Roeser Effect. Next Friday, June 23, 6:30 PM, Kill Hannah, Organic, Sister Seven, Crud. Next Saturday, June 24, 6:30 PM, Hellshock, From Zero, Smackdab, Jake:u:ohff. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Damage Manual, Meg Lee Chin, Not Breathing; 11:30 PM, Slum Village, Bahamadia, Spontaneous, Cali Agents. 773-549-0203.

MIKE & DENISE'S 1760 N. Farnsworth, Aurora: Fridays, 6 PM, Dae (no cover). 630-820-7447.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Saturday, 7:30 PM, and Sunday, 4 PM, Patty Waszak. Next Sunday, June 25, 10 AM-2 PM, acoustic brunch with the Mythic Fig Trio. 847-742-5040.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin after 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 847-488-0320.

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

MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Danny Arias. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Spinmistress Batty & Carrie Monster spin goth. 773-486-7774.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music after 9 PM. Thursdays, DJ Dave Roberts spins until 4 AM. 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. Next Friday, June 23, 9:30 PM, Tiny Hairs, Dummy Antenna. Next Saturday, June 24, 9:30 PM, Autoxic, Sunburn. 773-728-5010.

NORTH BEACH 1001 N. Roselle, Hoffman Estates: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Thursdays. Friday, Crystal Eye, Big Deal. Saturday, Thunder Road. Thursday, Cirrus Falcon. Next Friday, June 23, Kato the Houseboy. Next Saturday, June 24, Jocelyn Weed. 847-885-7030.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJ Tankboy spins late on Fridays and DJ Ronnie spins late on Saturdays. Friday, 9:30 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms, 13 O'Clock. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Baldwin Brothers, Isabelle Haze. Sundays, 10 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, DJs Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz, Lugo Rosado, and Papichulo spin salsa & Latin grooves. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Next Friday, June 23, 9:30 PM, Nubile Thangs, Josh Richter Band. Next Saturday, June 24, 9:30 PM, Peking Turtle, Oucho Sparks. 773-489-0011.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches; 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7:30-11 PM, pianist Chad Willetts. 312-787-2200.

PAPAGALLO'S RISTORANTE 246 Green Bay, Highwood: Saturdays, 7-10 PM, Eric "Pianoman" Stang. 847-432-6663.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday, Land of the El Caminos, So Scared. Sunday, 7 PM, Sara Osmer, Brad Bouten, Mark Tatara; 10 PM, Urt. Wednesday, Motive. Thursday, Carp Benders. Next Friday, June 23, Janus. Next Saturday, June 24, Rebecca's Statue. 773-486-9862.

POLLY ESTHER'S & CULTURE CLUB 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Mike Z & Vanilli Vice. Thursdays, Video Stars. 312-664-0777.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: DJs spin after 10 PM Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays; no cover. Wednesdays, Garden Foundation & Rust Crew DJs spin hip-hop. 773-252-7767.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Sundays and Wednesdays through Fridays and 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays; three separate rooms feature hip-hop and reggae, Latin and house music, and progressive dance and old school. 773-486-2086 or 773-486-2390.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Saturday, Voodoo Kings. Wednesday, "music workshop" with Doug. Next Saturday, June 24, O'nit. 773-276-9730.

RAPTURE 730 N. Green: Tuesday, 10 PM, DJ Rush, Hieroglyphic Bean. 312-633-0911.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM nightly, 5 AM on Saturdays. Fridays, DJ David Britton & Lil' John. Saturdays, Twilite Tone, 33-1/3, Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant & Lego, DJ Keith Ware. 773-278-1009.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Music after 8:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and after 8 PM Saturdays. Fridays, Gene Garcia. Saturdays, Troy Neihardt, John Zamojcin. Sundays, John Zamojcin. Mondays and Thursdays, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury. Tuesdays, John Zamojcin, Tom Linsk. Wednesdays, Kenny Phelps. 312-640-1000.

REDNOFIVE 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM; free admission before midnight. Saturday, Sven Vath, Chad Sommer, Chris Walsh. Thursdays, "Digdugg" with residents Derrick, James & Diz. 312-733-6699.

REILLY'S DAUGHTER 4010 W. 111th, Oak Lawn: Music at 9:30 PM. Sunday, Dae. 708-423-1188.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs Meza & Xavier Temple spin "high energy dance music" 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-738-9971.

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays; live bands on Wednesdays. 312-440-0535.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish (no cover). 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Friday, 9:30 PM, Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute band). Saturday, 9:30 PM, Mistaken Identity, Lowdown. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Rory's Raiders. Next Friday, June 23, 9:30 PM, Rico. 630-543-3101.

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

RUBY SLIPPER 1161 N. Dearborn: DJs spin until 4 AM Fridays through Thursdays and Sundays and until 5 AM on Saturdays. 312-337-2300.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Continental Drifters (see Critic's Choice), Nova Social. Saturday, 10 PM, Shimmer, Dick Prall Band. Tuesday, 8 PM, Chris Whitley (see Spot Check), Corey Harris. Wednesday, 8 PM, "Hoot Night: Punk vs. Funk." Thursday, 9 PM, Doleful Lions, Elizabeth Elmore (see Spot Check), June & the Exit Wounds, Autoliner. Next Friday, June 23, 5 PM, Red Elephant, Lift, Chomsky; 10 PM, Blueground Undergrass, Marah. Next Saturday, June 24, 7 PM, Uz Jsme Doma, Multivitamins; 11 PM, Dylan Hicks, the Hot, Happy Apple. Next Sunday, June 25, 9 PM, Buddyrevelles, Mendoza Line, Super XX Man. 773-525-2508.

720 CLUB 720 N. Wells: DJs spin salsa and merengue, rock en español, and progressive underground Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 312-397-0600.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Friday, 12 Oz. Glory. Wednesdays, DJ Wiz Kid. Thursday, Smalls. Next Friday, June 23, DJ Wiz Kid. Next Saturday, June 24, Love Monkeys. 708-526-7174.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Friday, 9 PM, the Unshown, Castle Broadway (see Spot Check), TV Pow, Fur Saxa. 773-227-3617.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Friday, DJ Krush (see Spot Check), Revolutionary Artificial Headsystem. Saturday, Miles Maeda, Synergy. Sundays, DJs Louie Santuro & Alex Kevorkian. Mondays, Current, Temulent & J Initial spin drum & bass. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner spins punk rock. Thursdays, DJ V. Next Friday, June 23, DJ Darrell Woodson. Next Saturday, June 24, DJ Gil Burns. 773-549-4140.

SMILER COOGAN'S 5637 W. Grand: Music at 10 PM. Next Saturday, June 24, 6 PM, Macabre. 773-889-0601.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Next Sunday, June 25, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY PUB 36 E. New York, Aurora: Music at 8 PM. Wednesday, Seventh Heaven. 630-264-9800.

SOUK 1552 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, "Beyond the Dance" with Hieroglyphic Bean and DJs Aura & Tommy M. spinning early 80s and Latin & Brazilian dance music (no cover). 773-227-1818.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM nightly. Fridays, Mark Hultmark. Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge. Mondays, DJ Steven Farias. Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain. Thursdays, DJ Billy Seagrave. 773-327-7711.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Friday, 8 PM, Tristen. Mondays, 7:30 PM, spoken word/open stage (no cover). Tuesday, 8 PM, DJ Johnnie Coolrock spins glam (no cover). Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike (no cover). Next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, Evergreen Terrace, Firebird. 708-922-9950.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Jason Christopher. Thursdays, DJ Jesse de la Peña, DJ Rebecca, Rippin' Ray & others. 312-587-8779.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin on the first floor. Friday, Fat Time, Rusk. Saturday, Kim, DJ Steve G. Thursday, Pistol Whipped, Cats & Jammers, Big Angry Fish, Today's My Super Spaceout Day. Next Friday, June 23, Monica Morris Method, Molasses, E-Vans. Next Saturday, June 24, Chicago Samba. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Thursdays, DJ Scratch & Sniff. 773-227-4906.

THURSTON'S 1248 W. George: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Shimmer. 773-472-6900.

THE U!N! CLUB 3548 N. River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, DJ Jimmy B. spins music from the 50s to the present. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill spins dance music. Sundays, DJ Seba. Wednesdays, Funk Babies. Thursdays, DJ Frankie Perez, salsa & merengue dance lessons with Manny Lopez. 847-233-9091.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Mark Watson Band, F.M. Smith. Saturday, Cameron McGill, Michelle Shafer. Sunday, 7 PM, Stone & Leina'ala, River & Chance Damon. Thursday, Brian Perry, Drowning Noah, John Kimler. Next Friday, June 23, Tamara Pierce, Al Rose, Jonathan Moss, Ellen Rosner. Next Saturday, June 24, Ranchmart, Martha's Trouble. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Ivy, Julie Frost, Kat Parsons. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Friday, Delafields, Milhous. Saturday, Dr. Morgue & the Twelve-Legged Funk Machine. Sundays, "Thrift" DJs Pap, Anton & Funktion. Next Saturday, June 24, La Makita Soma. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM-1 AM, Heather Horton Band. 312-266-7761.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Sundays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays. Tuesdays, open jam with Anthony & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

VIOLET 3423 N. Southport: Restaurant and bar. Wednesdays, Stockboy. 773-528-2220.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 9 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

VOYEUR 151 W. Ohio: DJs spin after 10 PM. Wednesdays, Bandoleros. 312-832-1717.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Friday, Marty Lloyd Band. Saturday, Trippin' Billes. Tuesdays, Hello Dave. Thursday, Cameron McGill, Royal Brown. 773-929-1300.

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

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Have Nots. Saturdays, open stage. Next Friday, June 23, Indian Head. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Friday, Roni Davis, Osezua. Saturday, Gizzae, Dub Dis, Devon Brown. Sunday, Skatalites, New Arrival. Monday, Aswah Greggorri & the Enforcers. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis, DJ Slacky J. Wednesday, Carl Brown. Thursday, Deals Gone Bad, New Arrival. Next Friday, June 23, Lazo, Roots Stems Branches. Next Saturday, June 24, Baaro, One Blood. Next Sunday, June 25, Gizzae. 773-327-4273.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, B.L.T. & Mayo. 773-271-0401.

WOODEN NICKEL 327 Waukegan, Highwood: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, Bob Bloom. Mondays, DJ Smut. Wednesdays, Arthur Lee & Cats Under the Stars. Thursdays, Uncle John's Band. 847-432-6430.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Music after 9 PM. Thursdays, Louis & Scharpf. 773-549-4949.

YVETTE 1206 N. State: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Milt Trenier & Company. Sundays, 7 PM, Nadine Baxter. Mondays, 7 PM, Ester Hana. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Gwen Pippin. Wednesdays, 8 PM, pianist Bob Solone. Thursdays, 8 PM, Faye Bolden. 312-280-1700.

ZANZIBAR Empress Casino, Empress Road between I-80 and Route 6, Joliet. Music at 8 PM. DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays; live bands perform Thursdays. 888-436-7737.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Piano bar with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Tom Oman. Sundays, open jam session with Gary Filip & friends. Mondays, pianist Ruth Allen. Tuesdays, pianist Gary Filip. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Tom Oman. 312-642-5140.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, and Thursdays through Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

ALABAMA Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

KATE EARLY, STEVE & SYLVIA FRANCOIS, CHRIS McINTOSH & ALVIN McGOVERN, PETER DEMUTH, JIM SIMONIS, NATURAL BOB & MICKY HOLDSWORTH, SUSAN URBAN Saturday, 7:30 PM, Second Unitarian Church, 656 W. Barry. 773-271-7127.

JIMMIE DALE GILMORE BAND, HOT TUNA, JOHN WESLEY HARDING See Critic's Choice. Friday, 8:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

GRAND HOBO CONCERT "Songs and stories of the railroad and the wanderer" with Clark Branson, Al Grierson, "Hobo King" Liberty Justice, Rik Palieri, Larry Penn, and others. Free admission. Sunday, 3 PM, Pullman United Methodist Church, 11211 S. Saint Lawrence. 312-829-4500.

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

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Bill Brickey, Niki Mitchell, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Sunday, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PINE VALLEY COSMONAUTS with Jon Langford, Sally Timms, Brett Sparks, Janet Bean, David Yow, Franky & Johnny Navin, Rebecca Gates, Edith Frost, Diane Izzo, Dean Schlabowske & others. Benefit for the Illinois Death Penalty Moratorium Project. Friday, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KRISTIN RONNE Free performance. Next Friday, June 23, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Friday, Dervish. Sundays, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. Next Friday, June 23, Pat Dailey. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Friday, Groundspeed. Saturday, Brushfire. Thursday, Chicago Bluegrass Band. Next Friday, June 23, Patchouli. Next Saturday, June 24, Craig & Louise Champlin. 847-332-1116.

BLACKHAWK LODGE 41 E. Superior: Sundays, brunch and bluegrass music. 312-280-4080.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country music at 7 PM; DJs spin Fridays and Sundays through Tuesdays. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Sunday, June 25, Can-Ky-Ree. 773-384-2547.

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

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

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Mighty House Band. Sunday, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish sessiun; 8 PM, David Dunne. Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish sessiun. 773-583-3066.

COWBOY'S LOUNGE 10400 Fullerton, Melrose Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Andrew Jeff & Young Gunz. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Black Lace. 847-288-1848.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Wednesday, DJ Rob spins country music. 773-472-2771.

DUMAS WALKER'S BBQ PIT & FISH SHACK 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: DJs spin country music Thursdays through Saturdays after 7:30 PM. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill Garcia. Thursdays, DJ Sux. 847-593-2200.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Sunday, 8 PM, Whitey O'Day (no cover). 847-358-9150.

EARL OF LOCH NESS 2350 N. Clark: No cover. Saturdays and Wednesdays, 9 PM, live Celtic music. Sundays, 3-6 PM, Scottish Ceilidh. 773-529-9879.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Donnybrook. 847-428-4500.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sundays, 5 PM, and Tuesdays, 9 PM, live Irish music. 312-836-0066.

FAST EDDIE McATEER IRISH PUB 5943 N. Northwest Highway: Sundays, 7 PM, North & South. 773-763-0095.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Can-Ky-Ree. 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Friday, Curtis & Loretta. Next Saturday, June 24, Amy Beth. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Fred. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. 773-489-5471.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Friday, 10 PM, Mike & Amy Finders. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike with Craig Champlin (in the Red Line Tap). Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Deanna Varagona. Next Saturday, June 24, 11 PM, Kevin So, Will Dailey. 773-465-8005.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3 PM, traditional Irish jam session. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band. 773-883-0304.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Wednesday, 9:30 PM, Central Falls, Josh Ritter. 773-227-4433.

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

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER 4626 N. Knox: Music in the Fifth Province Pub after 9 PM. Friday, Napper Tandy. Saturday, Sean Cleland & the Narrowbacks. Next Friday, June 23, Dooley Brothers. Next Saturday, June 24, Michael O'Connor & the Shannonaires. 773-282-7035.

IRISH MILL INN 26592 N. Highway 83, Mundelein: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Whitey O'Day. Thursdays, 8 PM, open stage. 847-566-7044.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Live Irish music Wednesday through Saturday nights. 773-935-6669.

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: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Bobby Dunne. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Mighty Joe. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish sessiun. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Back in Stride. 708-388-6755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Monday, Bohola (no cover). 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Wednesday, 8 PM, "The Second Waltz" benefit for Heart Alliance's Neon Street with Nicholas Tremulis Band, David Amram & Cin Salach, Bun E. Carlos, Blondie Chaplin, Foley, Corey Harris, Aaron Hurwitz, Diane Izzo, Rusty Kershaw, Bob Mould, Frank Orrall & Byron Stingily, Brad Peterson, Sir Mack Rice, Sugar Blue, Hubert Sumlin, Jeff Tweedy & Jay Bennett, Chris Whitley (see Spot Check) & others. 773-549-0203.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Saturday, Carolyn Green & Mike Choby. Next Saturday, June 24, Kat Eggleston. 847-940-7134.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Nicole Mendyk & Larry Rand. Saturday, Mike & Amy Finders. Mondays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Next Saturday, June 24, Tom Dundee & the Cowboys Born Out of Their Time. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: No cover. Friday, 9:30 PM, Sag Valley Boys. Thursday, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Mel & friends. 773-276-9730.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sunday, 8 PM, Malcolm Holcombe, John Kimler. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Blueground Undergrass, Marah. 773-525-2508.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Thursday, June 22, Feadon Dove. 708-922-9950.

TINLEY PERK 7899 W. 159th, Tinley Park: Tuesdays, 7 PM, open stage with Ken Qualter. 708-633-7375.

TOMMY NEVIN'S PUB 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Live Irish music on Sunday afternoons; no cover. 847-864-5913.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Friday, open mike. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Friday, F.M. Smith. Sunday, 7 PM, Stone & Leina'ala, River & Chance Damon. Wednesday, C.H.A.T. music showcase with Tristen, Nomad Planets. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Ivy, Julie Frost, Kat Parsons. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Monday, 8-10 PM, K.C. Crystal. Wednesdays, 8-10:30 PM, John Lawler. Thursdays, 7:30-10 PM, Lynne Mandarino. 312-266-7761.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Ben Porter. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

BLUES ON THE FOX See Fairs & Festivals.

CHORAL THUNDER, HOOD TEMPLE MALE CHORUS Gospel concert. Saturday, 6:30 PM, Greater Walters A.M.E. Zion Church, 8422 S. Damen. 773-288-6000.

ROBERT CRAY BAND, COREY HARRIS Benefit for Lincoln Park Zoo. Next Friday, June 23, 7 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 312-742-2283.

DR. SMITH & THE INTERNS, TERISA GRIFFIN Friday, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 500.

IRVING PARK BAPTIST CHURCH CHOIR, ENGLEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CHOIR, NEW CHRISTIAN QUARTET OF CHICAGO Gospel concert and benefit dinner. Saturday, 6 PM, Irving Park Baptist Church, 4401 W. Irving Park. 773-286-6800.

GEORGE MAYS & THE VOICES OF PRAISE Gospel concert. Saturday, 6:30 PM, Life Center Church Of God In Christ, 5500 S. Indiana. 773-723-0149.

TRUE VOICES OF CHRIST CONCERT ENSEMBLE under the direction of Reginald McCracken. Free admission. Thursday, June 22, 6:30 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ABNER'S YARD 3527 N. Clark: Music after 10 PM. Friday, Chainsaw DuPont & the Blues Warriors with Smokin' Goose. Saturday and Sunday, Margo & the Strictly Southside Band with Smokin' Goose. 773-305-0002.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Quartet/Ken Saydak Blues Show. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Wednesdays, blues jam with the All-Stars. 773-734-0491.

BABALUCI 1001 W. Golf, Hoffman Estates: Restaurant with live music on weekends. Friday, 8 PM, Jack Salamander. 847-843-3663.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Joanna Connor & Buzz Kilman. Saturday, Joe Kelley. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove (no cover). Wednesdays, Carl Davis, Lil' Ed, Joe Moss. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Monday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tuesday, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Wednesday, Grana' Louise Band. Thursdays and next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tuesday, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang with Grana' Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. 312-661-0100.

BLUE CHICAGO STORE 534 N. Clark: Saturdays, 8 PM, Gloria Shannon Band. 312-661-1003.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Howard Scott. Saturday, Dion Payton & the 43rd Street Blues Band. Sunday, Jimmy Burns. Mondays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tuesday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Wednesday, Larry Garner & the Boogaloo Blues Band. Thursday, Liz Mandville Greeson. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Jimmy Johnson. Next Sunday, June 25, Jimmie Lee Robinson. 773-528-1012.

B.L.U.E.S. ETCETERA 1124 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Magic Slim & the Teardrops. Mondays, Big Bill Hickey & the Moneymakers (no cover). Tuesdays, Marty Sammon (no cover). Wednesdays, jam hosted by Rockin' Johnny. Thursdays, Jump City with Peaches Statten. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Otis Rush. 773-525-8989.

BONANZA LOUNGE 552 E. 47th: Sundays, 8 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Blues Broom Dusters. 773-538-3200.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Thursdays, Sugar Blue. Next Friday, June 23, High Tones. Next Saturday, June 24, Joe Kelly. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesday, open stage hosted by Brother John & others. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Friday, 5:30 PM, Jon McDonald; 9:30 PM, Bobby Rush, Brother John. Saturday, Deborah Coleman, Sharrie Williams. Sunday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Monday, jam hosted by Brother John. Tuesday, Matthew Skoller. Wednesday, Alberta Adams. Thursday, Jimmy Johnson. Next Friday, June 23, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, Big Bill Morganfield & Bob Margolin, Lil' Slim & the Back Alley Blues Band. Next Saturday, June 24, A.C. Reed, Lil' Slim & the Back Alley Blues Band. Next Sunday, June 25, Jimmy Burns. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Next Friday, June 23, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. 773-384-2547.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays, 6 PM, Professor John. 312-433-0025.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE 4830 S. Cottage Grove: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Mississippi Raiders with Patricia Scott. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. 773-548-4812 or 773-285-8353.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE II 1634 W. 69th: Mondays, 7 PM-midnight, blues open mike with Patricia Scott, Lucky Price, and Floyd Taylor. 773-471-6497.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music after 10 PM on weekends. Friday, the Buzz. Saturday, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. Next Friday, June 23, Joanna Connor & Buzz Kilman. Next Saturday, June 24, Anthony Gomes Band. 630-513-0074.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:30 PM, Masheen Company with Melvia "Chick" Rodgers & Ronnie. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton. Wednesdays, 6 PM-midnight, Double "J" Band with Killer Ray. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler (in the Cab Calloway Room). 312-341-9787.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 773-327-1662.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Gospel Supremes. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Professor John & His Band. 312-836-7870.

EBONY SOCIAL CENTER 3601 W. Harrison: Thursdays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-265-0337.

EDWARD'S PARTY LOUNGE 4252 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 10 PM, Elmore James. 773-536-7292.

EMMETT'S TAVERN & BREWING CO. 128 W. Main, West Dundee: Music at 9 PM. Next Friday, June 23, Paul Dandy & Ben Weaver. 847-428-4500.

FAMOUS DAVE'S 739 N. Clark: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, 5 PM, Steve Cohen & Billy Flynn; 9:30 PM, Junior Watson & Lynwood Slim with the Nick Moss Band. Saturday, 5 PM, Diamond Jim Green; 9:30 PM, Jerry Portnoy. Sundays, King Corey. Monday, Jimmy Burns. Tuesday, Charlie Love. Wednesday, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Thursday, Andre Taylor & the Gold Coast Cats. Next Friday, June 23, 5 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 9:30 PM, Barbara Carr. Next Saturday, June 24, 5 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, Eddie King. 312-266-2400.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Flat Broke. Saturday, Moe & the Lawn. Next Saturday, June 24, Smokin' Goose Blues Experience. 773-685-8083.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM; no cover. Next Saturday, June 24, Jump City. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9 PM. Saturday, Big Jack Johnson. Next Saturday, June 24, Joanna Connor Band with Buzz Kilman. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Tuesdays, 7-9:30 PM, open jam with the Smokin' Goose Musical Potpourri (call 708-452-5630); 10 PM, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Saturdays, midnight-2 AM, blues jam with Fernando Jones. 773-373-6292.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Next Friday, June 23, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Saturday, 9:30 PM, Chicago Express. Tuesday, 8:30 PM, Patrick T. Doody Blues Band with Ronnie G. (no cover). Thursday, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray. Next Saturday, June 24, 9:30 PM, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. 708-484-3610.

THE 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's Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Friday and Saturday, No Mercy Band. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Tuesday, Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs. Wednesday, Joanna Connor. Thursday, Roomful of Blues. Next Friday, June 23, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar 9 PM-1 AM. Saturday, Soul Fedd. 312-245-0333.

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

JB LOUNGE 5959 W. Chicago: Sundays, 6-11 PM, ZZ Hill Jr. & the Bad Influence. 773-261-8228.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music at 6 PM. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturday, Arbor Avenue Station. Next Friday, June 23, J.B. Ritchie Band. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Sandra Hall, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers, Kid Dynamite. Sundays, 4-8:30 PM, blues jam with Zanne Mack Band; 9:30 PM, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Mondays and Wednesdays, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers, Andre Taylor & Nellie Travis. Tuesday, Zanne Mack Band, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Thursday, Charlie Love (live radio broadcast). Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, John Primer. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, John Primer. Saturday, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Sundays, 8 PM, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Monday, Casey Jones. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Shirley King. Thursday, Tommy McCracken & Force of Habit. Next Friday, June 23, Vance Kelly. Next Saturday, June 24, Shirley Johnson, Delores Scott, Leretha Weathersby. 312-360-1558.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 South Chicago: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays and Mondays, 9 PM, Soul Purpose. 773-493-3477.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Pedal Steel Transmission. Saturday, Howling Wolf Jr. Thursdays, Pedal Steel Transmission. Next Saturday, June 24, Pat Smillie Band. 773-525-2422.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Friday, Rock Bottom Blues Band. Next Friday, June 23, Kax & the Blacklight Experience. 708-863-2000.

MARGARET'S NEW 7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, L.V. Banks & the Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-0592.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Wednesday, 8 PM, "The Second Waltz" benefit for Heart Alliance's Neon Street with Nicholas Tremulis Band, David Amram & Cin Salach, Bun E. Carlos, Blondie Chaplin, Foley, Corey Harris, Aaron Hurwitz, Diane Izzo, Rusty Kershaw, Bob Mould, Frank Orrall & Byron Stingily, Brad Peterson, Sir Mack Rice, Sugar Blue, Hubert Sumlin, Jeff Tweedy & Jay Bennett, Chris Whitley (see Spot Check) & others. 773-549-0203.

MR. RICKY'S NOTE 118 E. Cermak: Restaurant and bar with music after 4 PM. Mondays, blues musicians perform at a soul food buffet. 312-842-0400.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Next Saturday, June 24, Big Sweaty Men. 773-252-1155.

111 CLUB 111 W. 111th: Fridays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-821-9165.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sundays, open jam hosted by Blues Effect. 773-276-9730.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Mondays, 8:30 PM, open blues jam hosted by Blue Heat. Thursdays, Pat Doody Project (followed by an open jam). Next Saturday, June 24, 8:30 PM, Blue Plate Special. 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesday, Chico Banks, Jesse Cross. Thursday, Little Mack Simmons, Aron Burton. Next Friday, June 23, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Next Saturday, June 24, David "Honeyboy" Edwards. 773-342-0452.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Tuesday, 8 PM, Chris Whitley (see Spot Check), Corey Harris. 773-525-2508.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music after 7 PM; no cover. Sunday, 1 PM, Matthew Skoller; 6 PM, Jon Gram. Tuesday, Eddie Shaw. Thursday, Roy Hytower. 312-527-2722.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Saturday, Howard & the White Boys. 708-526-7174.

602 NORTH NIGHT CLUB 602 North, Glendale Heights: Music at 10 PM. Next Saturday, June 24, Screaming Bluedogs. 630-790-6100.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Friday, Tremblors. Next Friday, June 23, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Friday, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All-Stars. Saturday, Scotty & the Bad Boys. Sunday, Kim Wilson Band with Billy Flynn & Nick Moss. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Wednesday, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. Next Friday, June 23, Bill Lupkin Blues Band. Next Saturday, June 24, Scotty Bradbury "Birthday Blues Bash" with Little Smokey Smothers & Twist Turner. 773-772-6656.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Saturday, 8 PM, Bobby Slim James Band. 708-922-9950.

STARLITE 605 S. Pulaski: Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-826-5676.

TAVERN ON THE FOX 24 N. Broadway, Aurora: Friday and Saturday, 9:30 PM, Screaming Bluedogs. 630-896-6667.

TOWNHALL PUB 3340 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Brothers K Band. 773-472-4405.

290 SPORTS & JUICE BAR 3457 W. Harrison: No cover. Fridays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 9 PM, Willie D. & the All-Stars. Saturday, Pat Smillie Band. 773-533-9208.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open blues jam with Matthew Skoller Band. 773-271-0401.

jazz

concerts

TATSU AOKI & BRADLEY PARKER-SPARROW Free in-store performance as part of the Southport Records festival. Next Saturday, June 24, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

DAVE BANEY QUINTET, ORBERT DAVIS DOUBLE QUARTET, COLLEGE OF DuPAGE JAZZ ALL-STARS "Jazz at Sunset" outdoor concert. Next Sunday, June 25, 5 PM, courtyard, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

TODD BOYCE QUINTET Free performance. Next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

MAGGIE BROWN performs "Legacy: Our Wealth in Music"; free admission. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

MARK BURNELL & ANNE PRINGLE Free in-store performance. Next Saturday, June 24, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DOUGH! Free performance. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

MALACHI FAVORS MAGHOSTUT & TATSU AOKI perform as part of the Southport Records festival. Next Friday, June 23, 9 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

MAYNARD FERGUSON & HIS BIG BOP NOUVEAU BAND, ELMHURST COLLEGE JAZZ BAND Free concert. Next Sunday, June 25, 6 PM, Elmhurst College Mall, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-6100 or 630-617-6186.

NANETTE FRANK Friday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

GEPHART/LONG QUARTET Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Ridgeville Park, Ridge & South Boulevard, Evanston. 847-869-5640.

STEVEN HASHIMOTO TRIO Free in-store performance. Friday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-8111.

ROY HAYNES TRIO See Critic's Choice. Sunday, 5 PM, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

JAZZ AT RAVINIA See Fairs & Festivals.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Bill Brickey, Niki Mitchell, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Sunday, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SUMMER KWAI TRIO Free performance. Saturday, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

JEFF LASKY TRIO Free in-store performance. Next Friday, June 23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1629 Orrington, Evanston. 847-733-8852.

LINCOLN PARK JAZZ FEST See Fairs & Festivals.

SCOTT MERTENS TRIO WITH ALLYSSA JONES Free concert. Tuesday, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET Saturday, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

NINA SIMONE Sunday, 7:30 PM, Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph. 312-782-2004 or 312-559-1212.

JIMMY SUTTON'S FOUR CHARMS Free in-store performance. Next Sunday, June 25, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

TASTE OF SOUTHPORT Free concert kicks off the Southport Records festival with performances by Tomas de Utrera, George Flynn, Frank Portolese, Damon Short & Ryan Shultz, Bradley Parker-Sparrow & Joanie Pallatto, Linda Tate & Paulinho Garcia, Marshall Vente, Wagner Campos & Rick Ferguson, and Karl Androes. Monday, 12:15 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6634.

CHUCHO VALDES QUARTET, TITO PUENTE'S BIG BAND WITH EDDIE PLAMIERI & JERRY GONZALEZ See Critic's Choice. Saturday, 8 PM, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

MAL WALDRON & STEVE LACY, FRED VAN HOVE & JOHANNES BAUER See Critic's Choice; free admission. Monday, 7 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

NANCY WILSON, JERRY BUTLER perform at the N'DIGO Foundation's 5th annual gala concert. Saturday, 9 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000.

BRADLEY YOUNG ORCHESTRA Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, front lawn, Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd. 773-298-3311.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Friday, noon, Eric Schneider, Kim Cusack, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturday, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Jeanne Lambert/Bob Dogan Quartet. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Greg Sergo's Ellington Dynasty. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charles 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, Steven Hashimoto; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Silver Streak with Tim McNamara, Tom Garling, John Young, John Bany & Martin Bany. Thursday, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Next Friday, June 23, noon, Franz Jackson, Peter Roothan, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Next Saturday, June 24, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Quartet. 312-642-6805.

BABALUCI 2152 N. Damen: Restaurant with live jazz upstairs on weekends. 773-486-5300.

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.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Thursdays, 6:30-10 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-3535.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Friday and Saturday, Detour. Sunday through next Saturday, June 24, Carlos Cannon. 312-751-2433.

BELLA VISTA 1001 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, 8 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 773-404-0111.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM, Big Joe's Jazz Masters Trio with vocalist Michele Thomas; 9 PM-midnight, jam session with Darren Scorza, Neil Alger, and Alex Bednarke. 773-784-8755.

BIG NIGHT 749 N. Clark: Jazz and swing Fridays and Saturdays after 8:30 PM; no cover. 312-397-1201.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Wednesday, 8 PM, Bob Baglione Group. 630-406-0008.

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Tuesdays, 8:15 PM, Denise LaGrassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Fridays, 7:30-10:30 PM, and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Jim Beebe's Chicago Jazz with Judi K (no cover). 630-574-2155.

CAB'S WINE BAR BISTRO 434 N. Main, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thursday, June 22, Paul Jacki Trio. 630-942-9463.

CAFFE DELUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Ikiln Trio (no cover). 773-342-4555.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Donny Nichilo. 312-433-0025.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Friday, 5:30-9 PM, Linda Tate Trio. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie. Thursday, 5:15-9 PM, Allyssa Jones Duo. Next Friday, June 23, 5:30-9 PM, Phil Kidder Trio. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Friday, 9 PM, Bob Centano Quartet. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braughm & Don Stille. Next Friday, June 23, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain. 630-469-1080.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM-1:30 AM, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8:30 PM-12:30 AM, Arlene Bardelle & Craig Lanigan. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritton. Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, open mike hosted by Kevin Chandler. 312-341-9787.

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

DILLIGAF'S 5401 W. Addison: Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra (preceded by dance lessons at 8 PM). 773-202-9209.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Saturday, Chicago Underground Duo (see Critic's Choice), DJ John Herndon. Tuesday, Factions & Fissures Double Trio. Wednesday, Joe Maneri with Mat Maneri, Barre Phillips & Randy Peterson (see Critic's Choice). 773-276-3600.

ENNUI CAFE 6981 N. Sheridan: Music after 7 PM; no cover. Sundays, Bopzilla. Wednesdays, Jazz Hippies Power Trio. 773-973-2233.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Saturday, Airborne. Next Saturday, June 24, Paul Abella Trio. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music after 8 PM. Friday, Jeff Gilmore Group. Saturday, Paul Abella Trio. Next Saturday, June 24, Airborne. 847-718-9272.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Wednesday, 8 PM, Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Next Sunday, June 25, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band with Brienn Perry. 708-788-2118.

FOND DE LA TOUR 40 N. Tower, Oak Brook: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Frank D'Rone. 630-620-1500.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by dance lessons at 7 PM). 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Monday, 9 PM, Brian O'Hern Big Band. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Jazz Temple Quartet with Beau Barry & R.J. Temple. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Friday, 7:30 PM, A-Sharp Chicago Band. 773-262-5767.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Sundays, 6-9 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble with Siddha Sila, Vandy Harris, David Boykin, Ben Montgomery, Duryvin Ternoir, and Leo O'Dell. 773-373-6292.

GIANNI V. 550 Green Bay, Highwood: Restaurant with music in Club 550. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Joey Duna Trio (no cover). 847-433-5515.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sunday, 2 PM, Nill Allred's Classic Jazz Band. 708-755-8312, 708-425-4596, or 219-923-6755.

GREAT BEER PALACE 4128 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, Bill Voltz Linear Ensemble. 773-525-4906.

GREAT SCOTT 1240 N. Wells: Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike for jazz and spoken word (no cover). 312-642-0481.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Friday, 9:30 PM, Richie Cole & the Alto Madness Orchestra. Saturday, 9:30 PM, Bass Badness with Bill Dickens, Mike Manson, Angus Thomas, Master Henry Gibson & Vince Willis. Monday, 8 PM, Bill Cochran Quartet (no cover). Wednesday, 9 PM, Bill Porter/Rich Fudoli Quintet. Thursday, 9 PM, Rodney Brown & Hot Rod. Next Saturday, June 24, Barbara LeShoure. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Friday, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Howard Levy Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Saturday, 8 PM, Kahil El'Zabar's Experimental Band; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sunday, 11 PM, Hinda Hoffman Trio. Monday, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesday, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Next Friday, June 23, Tom Muellner Quintet. Next Saturday, June 24, Bill McFarland & the Chicago Horns. 773-878-5552.

THE GRILL 909 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, Sundays, 6-10 PM, and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, Denise LaGrassa. 312-255-9009.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Saturday, 11 PM, Phil Mosberg. Sunday, 8 PM, Steve Schneck Quartet. Mondays, 9 PM, Fareed Haque. 773-465-8005.

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.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. Tuesday, 8 PM, Ptsh. Thursday, 8 PM, 8 Bold Souls. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Shakura Ensemble. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Friday, 9 PM, Ray Charles (sold out). Wednesday, 9 PM, Jean-Luc Ponty, Waystation (18 & over show). 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Friday, 5-9 PM, Elaine Dame. 312-245-0333.

HUDSON CLUB 504 N. Wells: Restaurant and bar. Music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Donnie DeMarco Trio with Robyn Alexis. 312-467-1947.

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

JAZZ BARBERSHOP 1602 E. 53rd: Next Friday, June 23, 6 PM, Tony Rogers & Standing Room Only. 773-643-8041.

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. Tuesday through next Sunday, June 25, Ingrid Jensen Quartet. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM; matinee performances on Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturday, Bopology with Peter Oprisko. Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, Katherine Davis; 5 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet with Ray Bailey. Mondays and Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHNNY D'S 616 Golf, Schaumburg: Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, Steven Hashimoto & Bob Long. 847-519-9161.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, Jon Menges Trio. 773-348-7592.

KUKLA'S 509 N. Wells: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, live swing music. Thursdays, Classic Trio performs jazz, bossa nova, and standards. 312-670-9711.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10 PM, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-665-4500.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Dave Pakovic. 773-489-9554.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Friday, Mark Colby Quartet. Saturday, Stephanie Browning & Jeremy Kahn. Monday, Marie Alexandre. Tuesday, Joan Hickey & Suzanne Palmer. Wednesday, Greg Fishman & Paulinho Garcia. Thursday, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. 312-649-5874.

MAP ROOM 1949 N. Hoyne: Thursday, June 22, 7 PM, Latin dance floor show; 8 PM, Crosswind. 773-252-7636.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Friday, 10 PM, Rebirth Brass Band. Sundays, Bobby Broom Trio. 773-404-9494.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. 312-565-7444.

MILK PAIL Rte. 25 north of I-90, East Dundee: Sunday, 10 AM-2 PM, brunch with music by West End Jazz Band. 847-742-5040.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturday, Baba Yaga. Thursday, Dave Rempis/Todd Margasak/Jason Roebke/Tim Daisy Quartet. 773-728-5010.

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

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Saturday, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-252-1155.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sunday, 8 PM, Steve Boyer, Laurie Lee Moses. Next Sunday, June 25, 8 PM, Dave Rempis Double Trio, Laurie Lee Moses. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Chris Greene & New Perspective. 773-489-0011.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Friday and Saturday, Ken Chaney Quartet. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursday, Tuey Connell Trio. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Jimmy Ellis Trio. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen Duo. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Pete Benson Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Matt Lewis Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Breno Sauer Trio. 708-848-4250.

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

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights; Southport Records festival events on Monday, June 19, through next Saturday, June 24. Friday, Kelly Brand Quartet. Saturday, Elijah Levi Quartet. Sunday, Denise LaGrassa Trio. Monday, Alexandra Billings. Tuesday, "Southport Piano Summit" with King Fleming, Willie Pickens, Dave Gordon, Scott Holman, Rob Ryndak, Corky McClerkin, Dave Flippo, Ron Surace, Bradley Parker-Sparrow, Don Bennett, Rick Ferguson, George Flynn, and Marshall Vente. Wednesday, tribute to Hal Russell with Mike Staron, Bradley Parker-Sparrow, Rick Shandling & Rich Fudoli (see Critic's Choice). Thursday, George Freeman with Tatsu Aoki & Alejo Poveda. Next Friday, June 23, Martha Lorin. Next Saturday, June 24, Joanie Pallatto with the King Fleming Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Friday, Carl Davis. Saturday, Yoko Noge Trio, Franz Jackson Quartet. Tuesday, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. Wednesdays, Mark Madsen Trio. Thursdays, Suede & Blue Roy. Next Friday, June 23, Henry Johnson Quartet. Next Saturday, June 24, Greg Pasenko Trio, Scott Stevenson Trio. 847-266-1313.

PUMP ROOM Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 N. State Parkway: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Dan Merrigan Trio. Sundays, 11 AM-2:30 PM, classical guitarist Jim Perri. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 6 PM, Ellen Harwicke. Wednesdays, 6 PM, Jeanette Kopala. 312-266-0360.

RED 1958 W. Roscoe: Mondays, 10 PM, John Airo's Kung Fu Jazz, John Paris/John Iragabon Quartet (no cover). 773-248-9523.

SCORES NIGHTCLUB 6764 W. Forest Preserve Dr., Harwood Heights: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain (no cover). 708-867-6767.

SIMON'S TAVERN 5210 N. Clark: Sunday, 9 PM, Steve Hashimoto Quartet. 773-878-0894.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesdays, John Brumbach Quartet. Thursday, Paul Cosino Organ Trio. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 1904 S. Michigan: Fridays, jazz night hosted by Larry Smith featuring Double Trouble with trumpeters Maurice Brown & Corey Wilkes and vocalist Kelly Rich from 8:30-11 PM followed by a jam session from 11 PM-1 AM. Saturday, 9:30 and 11 PM, Kevin Chandler Band. Next Saturday, June 24, 9:30 and 11 PM, Maggie Brown. 312-225-4140.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 8 PM. Next Saturday, June 24, Tom Castonzo Quartet. 708-922-9950.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturday, Kevin Kizer Trio. Wednesdays, Eric Allen Trio. Thursdays, Mark O'Connor Trio. Next Saturday, June 24, Mark Maegdlin Trio. 630-305-0230.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Music at 6:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM on weeknights. Fridays, Mark O'Connor Trio. Tuesdays, Eric Allen Duo. Wednesdays, Geof Bradfield Duo. Thursday and next Saturday, June 24, Juli Wood Trio. 312-527-3510.

TORTILLA FLATS 116 Schiller, Elmhurst: Sundays, 5-7:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7-9:30 PM, Essence of Jazz Trio. 630-832-9797.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Tuesday, 8 PM, Todd Garland's Balaxy Quive. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, Steve Ramsdell Quintet (no cover). Wednesday, Bruce Mak/Tim Keenan Trio. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30-10:30 PM, Lorna Boston & friends (no cover); 10:30 PM-4 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; 1-4 AM, Koco Brunson. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Friday, Phil Kidder Ensemble. Saturday, David Boykin Outet. Sundays, 6 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Velvet Lounge Inside/Outside Band with pianist Jodie Christian, trumpeter Walter Henderson, alto saxist Dennis Winslett, bassist Mendi & percussionist Tony Walton. Thursday, Hal Atterberry Quartet. Next Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, Douglas Ewart & the Inventions. 312-791-9050.

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

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Tearoom and cafe features jazz pianists at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM weeknights. Saturdays, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. Sundays, 8:30 PM, John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO 416 Hamilton, Geneva: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, pianist Bruce Oscar. Wednesdays, Marcus Jefferson. Thursdays, Chuck Masny. 630-232-2201.

international

concerts

NAMITA BODAJI performs at a bharatha natyam dance. Sunday, 4 PM, Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, 10915 Lemont Rd., Lemont. 630-415-2620.

MADOU DEMBELE, DAHUI Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PADMA BHUSHAN SMT. GIRIJA DEVI Hindustani vocal concert with Pandit Ramesh Misra (sarangi), Shri Subhen Chatterjee (tabla), and Sudha Dutta (tanpura). Next Saturday, June 24, 7 PM, auditorium, Triton College, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. 847-891-5457.

international

clubs

ART BAR 215 W. Chicago: Wednesdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs Eddie "El Mozkito" Cruz, Lugo Rosado & Papi Chulo spin salsa (with dance lessons at 9 PM). 312-664-6500.

CAMPAGNOLA 815 Chicago, Evanston: Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Stuart Rosenberg's MISTO features Brazilian, Sephardic, and American music. 847-475-6100.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North Blvd., Oak Park: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM Saturdays, 6:30 PM Tuesdays, and 7 PM Thursdays. Saturday, Jim Perri. Tuesday, Steve Mazurowski. Thursday, Dan Mostello. Next Saturday, June 24, Jim Perri. 708-848-3434.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Restaurant with African music. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike for poets/musicians. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Thursday, June 22, 9 PM, Orquesta Arabu, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

FACES 223 W. Ontario: Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs Frankie Perez, Juan Carlos & Edgar Marroquien spin salsa. 312-440-3223.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJs spin salsa & merengue. 312-226-4555.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thursday, June 22, 8 PM, Raices Gitanaf. Next Saturday, June 24, 10 PM, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca. 708-788-2118.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Next Sunday, June 25, "Tropic Jazz" with El Grand Combo, Tito Garcia, and DJ Jose de Jesus. 312-666-1695.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tuesday, 9 PM, salsa music with Eliezer y su Combo. 773-395-0066.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, Hector & His Orchestra. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Friday, 10 PM, Haitian music with Tchaka. Saturday, 10 PM, Mambo Express. Wednesday, 8 PM, Ekova. Next Friday, June 23, 10 PM, Ghanatta. Next Saturday, June 24, 10 PM, Willie Gomez Con Cache Orquesta. Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Shakura Ensemble. 312-362-9707.

LITTLE BUCHAREST 3001 N. Ashland: Music after 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. Wednesdays, Havana plays Cuban jazz. 773-929-8640.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, Grupo Kaskara, DJ Mel Hammond. 773-227-2277.

EL NANDU 2731 W. Fullerton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, South American music. 773-278-0900.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Next Friday, June 23, 9 PM, "Noche Latina" with Nalini, Margarita y Miriam, Gonzalo Cordova. 773-743-3355.

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

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Bandoleros. Wednesdays, Chicago Samba. 312-397-0100.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Casolando. 847-328-0399.

RANCHO LUNA 3357 W. Peterson: Fridays, 7 PM, Caesar Fuentes; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Saturdays, 7 PM, Rancho Luna Orchestra Tropical; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Sundays, 7 PM, Son del Caribe. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Martin Master Zayas (preceded by dance lessons at 7 PM). 773-509-9332.

REZA'S 432 W. Ontario: Restaurant. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. 312-664-4500.

720 CLUB 720 N. Wells: DJs spin salsa and merengue, rock en español, and progressive underground Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 312-397-0600.

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

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Dr. Brad & Company (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. 312-396-9426.

classical

ARIEL ENSEMBLE performs music by members of the Chicago Composers Consortium (Huydts, Edwards, Start, Westerberg, Ginther). Friday, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 312-896-7663.

BORROMEO STRING QUARTET with pianist Christoph Eschenbach (Haydn, Ades, Schumann). Wednesday, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Next Sunday, June 25, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, flutist Mathieu Dufour, and violinist Robert Chen (Saint-Saens, Elgar, Jolivet, Stravinsky). 847-266-5100.

CHINESE FINE ARTS SOCIETY ALL CHINESE MUSIC CONCERT features violinists Jasmine Lin and Thomas Yang, cellist Judy Stone, pianist Steven Huang, the Sunrise Chorus, and others performing music of Chinese composers (Sheng, Leung, and others). Sunday, 2 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-409-7814.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Saturday, 9 AM, and Tuesday, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

JULIA FISCHER AND CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH violin and piano (Bach, Brahms, Schumann). Thursday, June 22, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

MIRIAM FRIED violin, in an all-Bach recital. Monday, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

KENNETH GAYLE tenor, in a free recital. Thursday, June 22, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-346-3278.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: See Critic's Choice. Saturday, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with soprano Kathleen Battle (Mozart, Bernstein, Previn). Sunday, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with baritone Christopher Scott Feigum (Bartok, Kodaly, Mussorgsky/Ravel). Wednesday and next Friday, June 23, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor (Thomas, Paray, Ravel, Debussy). Next Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Abbey Simon (Hovhaness, Piston, Rachmaninoff). 312-742-4763.

SISTER JANIS HAUSTEIN organ. Next Sunday, June 25, 4 PM, Church of Saints Peter and Paul, 3745 S. Paulina. 773-523-3410.

GENE HOWARD baritone, with pianist David Schrader in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Brahms, R. Strauss, Faure, Duparc, Bach, Ives, Bonds, Price, Schubert, Rachmaninoff). Free admission. Wednesday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430.

JULIANI ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Bach, Schubert, Brahms). Monday, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

HELENE LEMIEUX soprano, in a program of French art songs. Thursday, June 22, 7 PM, Alliance Francaise de Chicago, 810 N. Dearborn. 312-337-1070.

LISA MAATOUK, ANN DIETER, RODNEY STAPLETON, AND JAMIE HAGEDORN soprano, mezzo-soprano, bass, and piano (Mozart, Rodrigo, Tchaikovsky, Menotti, R. Strauss, Sondheim). Next Sunday, June 25, 2:15 PM, Old St. Mary's Church, 23 E. Van Buren. 312-922-3444.

NORTHBROOK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Saint-Saens, Ravel, Shostakovich). Sunday, 4 PM (preconcert discussion at 2:30 PM), Glenbrook North High School, 2300 Shermer, Northbrook. 847-272-0755.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a public rehearsal. Saturday, 2 PM, and Wednesday, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SOUTHSIDE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Next Saturday, June 24, 11:30 AM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 255.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Sundays, 9 AM-5 PM, Tea With Granny. 708-922-9950.

TOKIKO TAKEUCHI, BRENDA HUANG, AND SARAH BARTON violin, piano, and cello (Mendelssohn, Beethoven). Sunday, 3 PM, Chicago Music Center, 218 S. Wabash. 312-427-3231.

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Tea room and cafe. Friday, 6 PM, guitarist Bill Simmons. 773-728-3114.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari, conductor, with soprano Ann McCann and baritone Steven Jepson (Walton, Elgar, Vaughan Williams). Tuesday, 8 PM, Hubble Middle School, Roosevelt and Naperville Rds., Wheaton. 630-790-1430.

fairs & festivals

ARTISTS OF THE WALL FESTIVAL Loyola Park Beach, Pratt at the lake: Saturday, 12:30 PM, Matt Tiegler; 2 PM, Crazy Chester; 3:30 PM, Forty Piece Choir; 5 PM, Echosend. Sunday, noon, Jeffrey Manuel & Tiffany Raysses; 1:30 PM, Shakura Ensemble; 3 PM, Cow Jazz; 4:30 PM, Lushtones. 773-764-9302.

BEVERLY WORLD ARTS FESTIVAL Beverly Art Center, 2153 W. 111th: Saturday, 2 PM, Chicago Children's Choir; 2:30 PM, Jimmy Payne & Sarah Payne; 3 PM, Il Kwa Nori; 4 PM, Dual Image; 5 PM, Gloria Shannon; 6 PM, Muntu Dance Theater; 7 PM, Universal Mystic. Sunday, 3 PM, Tibet Center ensemble; 4 PM, Cocoballe; 5 PM, Salaam; 6 PM, Chevere. 312-445-3838.

BLUES ON THE FOX Galena and Stolp, Aurora: Friday, 7 PM, Sam Cockrell & the Groove; 9 PM, Howard & the White Boys. Saturday, 10 AM, Fruteland Jackson; 11 AM, Hawkeye Herman; noon, Shirley King. Sunday, 12:45 PM, Jimmy Lee Robinson; 1:45 PM, El Michael & His Luggage; 2:45 PM, Big Jack Johnson; 3:45 PM, Jerry Portnoy; 5 PM, Deborah Coleman; 6:15 PM, Bernard Allison; 7:30 PM, Shemekia Copeland; 9 PM, Bobby Rush. 630-801-6590.

CELEBRATE ON STATE STREET FESTIVAL State between Lake and Van Buren: Saturday, 11 AM, Joel Daly & Prairie Moon, Protege Philharmonic; 12:15 PM, R-Gang; 12:20 PM, Jimmy Damon; 1 PM, Public I; 1:30 PM, Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band; 2:30 PM, Dancing Noodles; 3 PM, Fabulous Fish Heads; 3:30 PM, Phil Baron & Jump City; 4:30 PM, Studebaker John & the Hawks; 5:30 PM, Blind Man's Bluff; 6:45 PM, Tommy James & the Shondells. Sunday, noon, Dave Rudolf & friends, Gentlemen of Leisure, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames; 2 PM, Happiness Club; 2:30 PM, BBI, Keith Eric & Waterhouse; 3:30 PM, Island Dreams; 4:45 PM, Trampps with Earl Young; 5 PM, Montgomery Street. 312-357-8283.

CHICAGO HIGHLAND GAMES & SCOTTISH FESTIVAL Oak Brook Polo Grounds, 31st and York, Oak Brook: Saturday, 8:30 AM, piping & drumming solo competitions; 10:30 AM, Paddy's Milestone; 11:30 AM, Hadrian's Wall; 1 PM, band competitions; 2 PM, Donnybrook; 4:15 PM, Hadrian's Wall; 4:30 PM, tenor drum & drum major competitions. Festival also features athletic contests, food booths, and dance competitions. 708-442-7293.

CUSTER'S LAST STAND FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Chicago and Main, Evanston: Saturday, 10:30 AM, Gene Lim; 11 AM, Native American Troupe; 11:30 AM, Jack Hubble Jazz Outfit; 1 PM, Harvest, John Temmerman's Jazz Obsession Quartet; 2 PM, Homewreckers; 2:30 PM, Ridgeville Band; 3 PM, Steven Suvada; 4 PM, Plunging Necklines, Five Spot Quartet; 5:30 PM, Christopher Greene & New Perspective; 7:30 PM, Judah. Sunday, 10:30 AM, Gene Lim; 11 AM, Native American Troupe; 11:30 AM, Kent McDaniel; noon, Harvest; 1 PM, Ruby Harris, John Temmerman's Jazz Obsession Quartet; 2 PM, Hurricane Saxophone Quartet, Bopology; 3 PM, Christopher Greene & New Perspective; 4 PM, Blake 'n' Blue; 4:30 PM, Kraig Kenning; 5:30 PM, Homewreckers; 6 PM, Jack Hubble Jazz Outfit; 7:30 PM, Bob Long Jazz Quartet. Festival also features entertainment for children. 847-328-2204.

FETE DE LA MUSIQUE presents music performances Wednesday on two outdoor stages. Washington Street entrance, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington: 11 AM, Niki Mitchell Trio; 1:15 PM, Eric Lugosch; 2:15 PM, Anne-Marie Akin & Laura Doherty; 3:15 PM, Peter Lerner Trio; 4:15 PM, Tomas de Utrera & Jose Bono. Sculpture Garden Stage, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph: noon, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel; 1 PM, Rose Guccione, Janet Mensen Reynolds, Luis Galvez, Robert Morrisey & Stuart Leitch; 2 PM, Spiritual Journey; 3 PM, Steelin' Jazz; 4 PM, Shakura Ensemble; 5 PM, Miss Mia & Ratso. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUENAS Humboldt Park, 1400 N. Sacramento: Friday, 5 PM, Jovenes del Swing; 5:30 PM, Explosion Latina; 6:10 PM, La Nueva Era; 7 PM, Carlitos Rey y su Orquesta; 8:15 PM, Charlie Cruz; 9:30 PM, La Nueva Patrulla 15. Saturday, 3 PM, Las Estrellas; 3:30 PM, Viva la Gente; 4:30 PM, Carlos Matos; 5:15 PM, Grupo Folklorico Caribe; 6:15 PM, Ricky y su Orquesta; 7:15 PM, George Lamond; 8:15 PM, Manikkomio; 9:30 PM, Oro Solido. Sunday, 3 PM, Grupo Taino; 3:30 PM, Arco Iris Musical; 4 PM, Fantasia Juvenil; 4:30 PM, Fuerza y Alma; 5:30 PM, Carlitos Matos & Miguel Alvarez; 7:15 PM, Fuerza y Alma; 8:15 PM, Larry Harlow, Yomo Toro & Junior Gonzalez; 9:30 PM, Puerto Rican Power. 773-292-1414.

JAZZ AT RAVINIA Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Friday, 6 PM, Benny Green & Russell Malone with Brandon Owens; 8 PM, Marcus Roberts Trio, Roland Guerin, Jason Marsalis with Nicholas Payton, Cassandra Wilson; 10:30 PM, DKV Trio with Ken Vandermark, Kent Kessler & Hamid Drake. Saturday, 6 PM, Audrey Morrison, Pat Mallinger, Art Hoyle, Bobby Broom, Willie Pickens, Rob Amster, Robert Shy & Ruben Alvarez; 8 PM, Chucho Valdes Quartet (see Critic's Choice), Tito Puente's Big Band with Eddie Palmieri & Jerry Gonzalez; 10:30 PM, Juan-Carlos Formell. Sunday, 5 PM, Roy Haynes Trio (see Critic's Choice); 7 PM, Oscar Peterson Quartet with Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Ulf Wakenius & Martin Drew. 847-266-5100.

LINCOLN PARK JAZZ FEST Lincoln Park West between Dickens and Armitage: Saturday, noon, Jackie Allen, Judy Roberts; 1:30 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet; 3:30 PM, Louie Bellson. Sunday, noon, Paul Wertico Trio; 1:30 PM, Patricia Barber; 3:30 PM, Stanley Turrentine. 773-472-9046.

NATSU MATSURI JAPANESE CULTURAL FESTIVAL Buddhist Temple of Chicago, 1151 W. Leland: Next Saturday, June 24, noon, Daruma Taiko drummers; 3 PM, Na Kupuna Ukulele Club; 5:30 PM, Daruma Taiko drummers. Next Sunday, June 25, 12:20 PM, Kokyo Taiko drummers; 12:30 PM, Liquid X; 3:30 PM, Tsukasa Daiko drummers; 4:30 PM, Kokyo Taiko drummers. Festival also features classical and traditional Japanese dance, crafts, and martial arts demonstrations. 773-334-4661.

NORTHCENTER'S RIBFEST 2000 Irving Park and Lincoln: Saturday, 1:30 PM, ReBirth Jazz Band; 3:30 PM, Dr. Didj; 5:30 PM, Ulele; 7 PM, Frisbie; 7:30 PM, Anders Osborne. Sunday, 1:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 3:30 PM, MVP; 5:15 PM, the Business; 6 PM, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie. 773-525-3609.

ROCK BOTTOM FESTIVAL AMC Cantera 30 Theaters, 28250 Diehl, Warrenville: Friday, 5 PM, Harmony Riley; 7 PM, Deathray; 9 PM, Savoy Brown. Saturday, 1 PM, Trippin Billies; 3 PM, Juleps; 5 PM, Hello Dave; 7 PM, Robert Cornelius 7; 9 PM, Radiators. Sunday, 3 PM, Ted Ansani; 5 PM, Cathy Richardson; 7 PM, Tim Mahoney; 9 PM, Southern Culture on the Skids. 773-435-1250.

ST. JOSAPHAT SUMMERFEST Belden between Wayne and Southport: Next Friday, June 23, 6 PM, Grand Avenue; 8 PM, Maryann & the Professors. Next Saturday, June 24, 3 PM, Underwater People; 5:30 PM, Howard & the White Boys; 8 PM, Hello Dave. Next Sunday, June 25, 11 AM, Joni Larlee. 773-327-8955.

SAINT LUKE ACADEMY'S BACKYARD BASH Belmont and Greenview: Friday, 5 PM, Orphans; 7:30 PM, Iguanas. Saturday, noon, Autoliners; 2 PM, Weed Street Band; 3:30 PM, Jonny Polonsky; 5:30 PM, Bumpus; 7:30 PM, Johnny Socko. Sunday, noon, Rebecca's Statue; 2:30 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms; 5:30 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans; 7:30 PM, Peter Himmelman. 773-665-4682.

ST. PRISCILLA SUMMER FUN CARNIVAL St. Priscilla Church, 6969 W. Addison: Thursday, June 22, 7 PM, Dooley Brothers. Next Friday, June 23, 7 PM, Blooze Brothers. Next Saturday, June 24, 8 PM, Buckinghams. Next Sunday, June 25, 6 PM, Speakeasy Swing. 773-545-6157.

SHELTERFEST Addison east of Clark: Next Friday, June 23, 5 PM, Jenkins Band; 7:30 PM, Mr. Blotto. Next Saturday, June 24, noon, Shimmer; 2 PM, Maggie Speaks; 4:30 PM, Tim Mahoney & the Meenies; 7:30 PM, Mike & Joe. Next Sunday, June 25, noon, Bottle of Justus; 2:30 PM, Shaffer Street; 4:30 PM, Cats Under the Stars; 7:30 PM, Underwater People. 773-665-4682.

5TH ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago: Festival runs 24 hours from Friday to Saturday. Next Friday, June 23, 5:45 PM, Maggie Brown; 7:30 PM, Fantcha; 8 PM, Environmental Encroachment; 9 PM, Malachi Favors Maghostut & Tatsu Aoki, Karma Sutra; 10 PM, 8fatfat8, Marvin Tate & D-Settlement, Inka Alasade, Glenda Baker, Maggie Brown & others; 11 PM, Cut-Up & Liquid Media; midnight, Richard Devine. Next Saturday, June 24, 1 AM, PCDJ Bunny; 2:30 AM, Mixter DoubleDelicious; 3 AM, DJ Charles Little; 11 AM, Los Pleneros de la 21; 2 PM, Angel Melendez y su Orquesta Arallue; 3:30 PM, Hugh Masekela & Sibongile Khumalo. 312-280-2660.

SUNSHINE FOOD & MUSIC FEST Lake County Fairgrounds, Greenwood and Court, Crown Point, Indiana: Next Saturday, June 24, 2:30 PM, Grey Eye Glances; 3:30 PM, the Glow; 4:30 PM, Satya Graha; 5:30 PM, Eric Lambert & the Laughing Gnomes; 6:30 PM, Forty Piece Choir; 7:30 PM, Dave Mason; 9:30 PM, BoDeans. 312-559-1212 or 219-938-9001.

TASTE OF RANDOLPH STREET Randolph and Halsted: Next Friday, June 23, 5 PM, Paul Wertico; 6:30 PM, Swinging Lovehammers; 8 PM, Verve Pipe. Next Saturday, June 24, 3 PM, Twang Bang; 4:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers; 6 PM, Bandoleros; 7:30 PM, Poi Dog Pondering. Next Sunday, June 25, 3 PM, Heatersons; 4:30 PM, Umphrey's McGhee; 6 PM, Anish. 773-472-9046.

TASTE OF THE HEART OF ITALY Oakley between 23th and 25th: Friday, 6 PM, Lee Stevens, Straniero; 8:30 PM, Nuove Onde. Saturday, 1:45 PM, Jack Miuccio & others; 2 PM, Vito Greco; 2:45 PM, Lucia Scala; 3:30 PM, Roxanne; 4:45 PM, Happiness Club; 5 PM, Straniero; 6:30 PM, Chameleon; 8:30 PM, Teri Crispino. Sunday, 1:30 PM, Jack Miuccio & the Jimmy Volpi Band; 2 PM, Vito Greco; 2:30 PM, Tony Spavone & Jimmy Damon; 4 PM, Tony Ocean & others; 5:30 PM, Joe Martino & Luigi Lenzi; 5:45 PM, Straniero; 7 PM, Gigilo Johnny Mercedes. 773-625-0506.

miscellaneous

BATTLE CREEK GIRLS' CHORUS Free concert. Tuesday, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sunday, 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" with music by Dave's Tune. 773-878-5552.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Monday, 9 PM, Rockapella, Blind Man's Bluff. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

ELLA JENKINS Free "Music & More" children's concert. Next Saturday, June 24, 2 PM, Church of the Three Crosses, 333 W. Wisconsin. 312-951-7916.

JETTSETT GALLERY & CAFE 3350 N. Paulina: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike for music, spoken word, and visual and performance artists hosted by harmonica player Sugar Blue. 773-477-7251.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION features storytelling, dance, poetry, food, and music by Bill Brickey, Niki Mitchell, David Boykin Outet, Anacron, Baker, Lamb, Howell & Ruffin, and others. Sunday, noon-8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KLAS RESTAURANT 5734 W. Cermak, Cicero: Next Sunday, June 25, 4-7 PM, Chicago Catholic University Club's Inaugural Dinner Dance with music by Emil Bruni. 773-784-1416 or 708-366-0151.

DOUGLAS SUSU-MAGO performs a vocal tone poem in celebration of Father's Day; free admission. Sunday, 3 PM, First Congregational Church of Evanston, 1445 Hinman, Evanston. 312-255-3422 or 773-251-0383.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Friday, West Sweden Male Chorus. Next Friday, June 23, Serbian music concert. 312-346-3278.

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