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Rock, Pop, etc.

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AEROSMITH, FUEL Sat 7/7, 7:30 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

AND 1 MIX TAPE 2001 with HVW8 and Rawkus Records DJs. Sat 7/7, 3 PM, Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island. 610-249-2391.

ANN BERETTA Free in-store performance. Fri 7/13, 6:30 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

FRANZ BENTELER'S ROYAL STRINGS ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/8, 3 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 2 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

BILAL, JAGUAR Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

BLINK-182, NEW FOUND GLORY, ALKALINE TRIO Sat 7/7, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

GREG BOERNER Free in-store performance. Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook.

BON JOVI Fri 7/13, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

BREEDERS, LOW All-ages show. Sat 7/14, 6 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 773-539-9433.

BROTHER BROTHER Free concert. Sun 7/8, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

BUMPUS Thu 7/12, 6 PM, northwest terrace, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-665-7600 or 312-902-1500.

AARON CARTER, A*TEENS Sat 7/7, 7 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

McKINLEY CARTER with pianist Chuck Larkin performs songs by Chicago songwriters in a cabaret called "Beg, Borrow, and Steal." Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

AL CARVER BAND Free in-store performance. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

WES CHEHOS DUO Sat 7/14, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 3025 New York, Aurora. 630-236-0683.

CIRRUS FALCON Fri 7/13, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 3025 New York, Aurora. 630-236-0683.

CLOGS Free in-store performance. Wed 7/11, 6 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

COULD IT BE MAGIC? THE BARRY MANILOW SONGBOOK Five cast members and a six-piece band perform a musical tribute to Barry Manilow. Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 6 and 9 PM, Sundays, 3 and 7 PM, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8 PM, Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport. 773-325-1700 or 312-902-1500.

COWBOY JUNKIES Wed 7/11, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

DIDO, TRAVIS See Spot Check. Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-902-1500.

WILL DOWNING, CHANTE MOORE, JONATHAN BUTLER Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

ROBBIE FULKS Thu 7/12, 6 PM, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. 773-549-0606, ext. 2065.

G3 with Joe Satriani, Steve Vai & John Petrucci; all-ages show. Tue 7/10, 7:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

GO-GO'S See Spot Check. Sat 7/7, 5 PM, at Taste of Chicago (see sidebar), Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus & Jackson. 312-744-3370.

EL GRAN SILENCIO, EL HARAGAN, ATERCIOPELADOS See Spot Check. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH "Rock 'n' roll glam-punk musical" with Nick Garrison, Katrina Lenk, Joe Pecorino & others. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 and 11 PM, Sundays, 7 PM, and Thursdays, 8 PM, Broadway Theatre, 3175 N. Broadway. 773-388-3818.

BEKI HEMINGWAY Free in-store performance. Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

INCREDIBLE MOSES LEROY Free in-store performance. Tue 7/10, 12:30 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

DICK JUDSON ORCHESTRA performs ballroom music at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/15, 3 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 2 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-744-6630 or 312-742-4007.

PHIL LESH & FRIENDS, STRING CHEESE INCIDENT, LES CLAYPOOL'S FROG BRIGADE Sat 7/14, 4 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

MARTY LLOYD BAND, SMOKING FISH perform at the 5th annual Sunshine Bash (benefit for the Stephen B. Tipps memorial fund). Sat 7/14, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 312-926-6360.

RUDY MACCIOCCHI Free concert. Tue 7/10, 7 PM, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long. 312-742-7634.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, BUDDY GUY, ANGELIQUE KIDJO Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, 6 PM, Soldier Field, 16th at Lake Shore Dr. 312-747-1285 or 312-559-1212.

COLLEEN McHUGH & MIRIAM PLOTKIN Free concert. Tue 7/10, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

NATIONAL Free in-store performance. Sun 7/8, 5 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

STEVIE NICKS, SHERYL CROW, JEFFREY GAINES Tue 7/10, 7:30 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

OVAL Free in-store performance; see Critic's Choice. Sat 7/7, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

PLUNGING NECKLINES Free concert. Wed 7/11, 12:15 PM, video theater, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

RATTLE BOX Free outdoor concert. Fri 7/6, 11 AM-2 PM, at the park on York & Western, Blue Island. 708-388-5735.

HOLLIS RESNIK Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

SEANCE DIVINE, ANDREW EMIL, KSCAPE, JOHN DEER perform at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/7, 7 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

SECOND HAND POETS Free in-store performance. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

MICHAEL W. SMITH, TAIT BAND Sat 7/14, 7:30 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

SWEARING AT MOTORISTS Free in-store performance; see Spot Check. Sun 7/8, 5 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

TAKE FIVE Free concert. Sat 7/14, 7 PM, Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma. 312-742-7847.

THOSE DARN ACCORDIONS Free concert. Sat 7/7, 7 PM, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-923-3601.

VANS WARPED TOUR On the Ernie Ball Battle Stage: Hellshock, Swinging Lovehammers, Enamel, and Third Try. Sun 7/15, 1 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

WALLFLOWERS Sat 7/7, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

ZYDECO BON TON Free outdoor concert. Fri 7/13, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, South Stolp between Galena Blvd. and Downer Place, Aurora. 630-844-3640.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Big Fish Little Fish, Antje, Ellen Rosner, Ripley Caine, Summer Chance, Patty Ortega, Cathy Braaten. Tue 7/10, 7 PM, Bob Schneider; 8:30 PM, "Chick Singer Night." Thu 7/12, 8 PM, Clogs, Mia Doi Todd (see Critic's Choice), Garden Bower, Epicycle, Lake Shore Drive. Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 7/14, 9 PM, Dolly Varden, Jon Langford & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, Honeybees. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Ed Vantage. 773-348-5100.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 9 PM. 312-337-4349.

ARBOR VITAE 111 W. Jackson, Naperville: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/6, Zach Phillips & Gloria Taylor. Sat 7/7, Wicks. Fri 7/13, Dan Becker. Sat 7/14, Second Hand Poets. 630-778-9090.

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 Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Jeff Moyer. Thursdays, DJs Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, Gene Lopez & Brian Borden. Saturdays, David Britton. Sundays, DJ Jesse de la Pena. Mondays, DJ Friendly. Tuesdays, DJ Mood. Wednesdays, DJ Aaron. Thursdays, DJ Hello Kitty. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJs spin funk, soul, and disco. Saturdays, DJs spin funk, soul, and acid jazz. Sundays, Acoustolingus. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Sticky Lupree. 773-348-3665.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 7/6, Healing Artist "Pillar," Butterfat Mastermind. Sat 7/7, 029, Super Big, Split Habit. Sun 7/8, 8 PM, Those Darn Accordions. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/10, Britton/Fawcett/Myers Project, E-mics. Wed 7/11, Kid Chroma, Pudder Project. Thu 7/12, Warbrides, Jug Head. Fri 7/13, Bamboo Grove, Uniform. Sat 7/14, Bottletones, Lazy Crazies, Role Models. 773-281-4444.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays, 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 11 PM-4 AM Mondays and Tuesdays, and 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Greg Haus spins trance, hardcore, and breakbeat. Saturdays, DJs Christopher Robin & Greg Haus spin trance and progressive house. Sundays, DJs spin funk, punk, alternative, and rock. Mondays, DJ Boa spins retro music. Tuesdays, DJ Ralphi Rosario. Wednesdays, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. Thu 7/12, DJ Jeff Craven, DJ Michael Serafini. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Steve Melvage. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, DJs Slacky J & Red Lox. Mondays, Submit, Brian G, BJAK. Tuesdays, DJ Brian Borden. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. Thursdays, Mel Hammond. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Blue Nova, Walking Man, Disonic. Sat 7/7, Library of Congress, Yellow Snowmen, Violently Ill, Books on Tape. Thu 7/12, Travelbee, Interociter. Fri 7/13, Hello Operator. Sat 7/14, B-Line, Cyrcle. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Andre Harris. Sat 7/7, DJ Electric Indigo. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty. Tuesdays, Anacron. Wed 7/11, Dieselboy, Bass by the Pound DJs. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Fridays, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs spin "rock, pop, alternativo." 312-266-1234.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: No cover. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open mike. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Trippin' Billies. 773-472-1502.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Saturdays and Thursdays. Saturdays, Free Association. Thursdays, "Deep" with DJ Joe Schmoe & DJ Verb. 773-384-0701.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Fri 7/6, 10 PM, Hillbillys From Space. Sat 7/7, 10 PM, Rockin' Billy. Sundays, 8 PM, Shirley Bock sings cabaret. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Matt Weber. Thursdays, 9 PM, Slam Papi's Postmodern Vaudeville hosted by Marc Smith. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays, and 10:30 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fri 7/6, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. Sat 7/7, Quatropaw. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night" with Terrapin Flyer. Wednesdays, Chicago Horns. Sat 7/14, Cedarcase. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/6, Penny Dreadful. Sat 7/7, Serilian. Wednesdays, open jam session. Fri 7/13, Still. Sat 7/14, Mr. Brownshoes. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, DJ Artie. Wednesdays, acoustic jam session with Arthur Lee. Thu 7/12, Steve Edwards Orchestra. 773-528-0888.

BUMPERS 312 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Sober Dozi. Fri 7/13, Nobody. 847-541-2500.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken-word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 7/15, Stolie. 773-348-8536.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: Fridays, 8 PM, and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin retro and progressive house. Sundays, 7-9 PM, DJs spin swing; 9 PM-4 AM, Salsa con Cache. Wednesdays, 8 PM, salsa music and dancing. Thursdays, 8 PM, Bandoleros. 312-475-9800.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/13, open mike hosted by Jim Dukelow. Sat 7/14, Suede & Blue Roy. 847-256-8870.

CABARET BAR & GRILL 1283 E. Ogden, Naperville: Wed 7/11, 9 PM, Dave Mason. 630-778-6350.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays after 7 PM, Sundays after 6 PM, Wednesdays after 9 PM, and Thursdays after 8 PM. 630-830-7200.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Strange Friends, Saliva. 312-922-6392.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 7/7, Urban Djin, Red Dust. 773-384-2547.

CARY'S LOUNGE 2251 W. Devon: No cover. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-743-5737.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 7/6, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. 847-647-8282.

CHAMPS ROCK ROOM 5728 W. 87th, Burbank: Sat 7/7, 9 PM, No One, Hellshock, Crash Poet, Infamous. 708-499-4140.

CHARLEY HORSE 39 Orland Square Dr., Orland Park: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Alter Image. Thu 7/12, Tyson Parker Band. Fri 7/13, Sundance. 708-460-1771.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: Fri 7/6, 9 PM, Bally Sagoo (see Spot Check), DJ Red Lox. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Hugo, DJ Lulu. Sundays, Miss Foozie & Her Floozies. Mondays, Disco Bingo hosted by Daisy Mae. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, DJ Lulu hosts karaoke. Wednesdays, DJ Lulu, DJ Luis. Thursdays, 11 PM, Miss Ketty & Her Latina Review, DJ El Prieto. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. 312-266-1200.

CLUB EDEN 3407 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop and reggae. Saturdays, DJs spin underground house. Wednesdays, DJs spin progressive techno. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa and merengue. 773-327-4646.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Thu 7/12, DJ Don Hedeker (Johnny Thunders tribute). Sat 7/14, DJ Misa spins British Invasion. 773-489-0379.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays after 10 PM. Sun 7/8, DJ Gol "D," Franck Dona, Alotta Pressure. 312-427-1774.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: Live bands at midnight. 312-421-5272.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: Fridays, 7 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, reggae, samba, rock en espanol, and hip-hop. 312-397-0600.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Fridays, Freddie Bain. Saturdays, Millie & Tilly. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini/Keith Ware. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COFFEE & TEA EXCHANGE 1100 W. Thorndale: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, "Grinder" gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (7/12 with Tim Caine & Gregg Shapiro). 773-907-3500.

THE COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: DJs spin downtempo electronic music Wednesdays through Fridays until 2 AM and Saturdays until 3 AM. 312-642-3449.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Sundays and Wednesdays, 10 PM, reggae musicians perform in the Gray Room. Mondays, 10 PM, hip-hop open mike. 312-341-9787.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Velvet Sun, Left Setter. Sat 7/7, Travelbee, Lake Shore Drive. Wednesdays, open mike. Thursdays, acoustic jam session. Fri 7/13, Segway. Sat 7/14, BMC, Mercury Redstone, Fuse. 773-528-7569.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Chris Gin, DJs Hiroki & Artek. Saturdays, DJs Teri Bristol & Psycho Bitch. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 7/6, 10 PM, Dan Darrah Band. Sat 7/7, 10:30 PM, Halfway Jane, the Dog & Everything. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Fri 7/13, 10 PM, Quantum Leep. Sat 7/14, 10:30 PM, Wish, V90, Lance & the Bo Boys. Sun 7/15, Soul Cracker. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Restaurant with music at 10:30 PM on weekends. Fri 7/6, Then Again, Pleasing Betty. Sat 7/7, Domestic Problems. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Retro Russ spins music of the 70s and 80s. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Mike & Joe. 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: Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Tony Gibson & Chuck Larkin; 10:30 PM, Margaret Reeder. Sat 7/7, 8 PM, Joan Curto; 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader. Sundays, 7 PM, Beth Bergmann (tribute to Kurt Weill). Wednesdays, 8 PM, Dina Joy Byrd. Thursdays, 8 PM, Erin McDougald. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, 8 and 10:30 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin. 773-278-1830.

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

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 7/8, DJ Lexi. Mon 7/9, DJ Mark DeRosa spins punk. Tue 7/10, DJ Mike Cook. Wed 7/11, DJs Jayson & Keith spin country & western. Thu 7/12, DJ John Almonte. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/6, 10 PM, Shifter, Overtone, Knuckleduster. Sat 7/7, 10 PM, Kelly 18, Moreno, Mil Mulliganos, Today's My Super Spaceout Day, Three Dollar Bill. Tue 7/10, 10 PM, 8-Bit Construction Set, DJ Presyce (in the Dirt Room). Wed 7/11, 9:30 PM, I Decline, Milkplow, Piss Bucket. Thu 7/12, 9 PM, David Singer & the Sweet Science, Quasar Wut Wut, Long Division, Beauty Pageant. Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Posies, Elizabeth Elmore & friends. Sat 7/14, 10 PM, Posies, Autumn Defense, Million Yen. Sun 7/15, 9:30 PM, Bottom, Yakuza, Redneck Exorcist. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays on three levels (with hip-hop in the Underground Lounge Fridays and Saturdays). 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Justin G. spins progressive house, DJ Tony spins hip-hop and R&B. Saturdays, DJ Myke T. spins progressive house and trance, DJ Tony spins hip-hop and R&B. Sundays, DJ Javier Temple. Thursdays, DJs spin house. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Fri 7/6, Tall Grass Musicians. Sat 7/7, Nobody. Tuesdays, Modern Day Romeos, Wojdyla (no cover). Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 7/13, Disfunktion. Sat 7/14, Alex & the All-Stars. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 9 PM Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 7/6, Domestic Problems. Sat 7/7, Knee Deep Shag, Dogs Undecided. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 45s. Wednesdays, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers. Thursdays, Quantum Leep. Fri 7/13, Swing Crew. Sat 7/14, Rubber. 847-358-9150.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Restaurant and wine bar. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJs spin acid jazz, ambient, house, and funk. Thursdays, 9 PM, DJs spin Brazilian jazz. 773-235-5700.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/6, Java, Rusk, Stuntcat. Sat 7/7, Pinch, Suite Oblivion, Haegers Bend. Sundays, Sumo. Mon 7/9, Son of Jay. Wed 7/11, Honey Tongue, Blue Ash Inc., Sono. Thu 7/12, Leave, Team Rock-it, Kitty in the Tree. Fri 7/13, Marlee MacLeod, Katie Todd, Summer Chance. Sat 7/14, Big Backyard, the Gruv, Kedvales, Alan Ruffin. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Big Deal. Sat 7/7, Cryin' Souls. Fri 7/13, the Blast. Sat 7/14, American Slang. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, White Stripes, Von Bondies, Waxwings. Sat 7/7, Oval (see Critic's Choice), Adult, DJ Tommie Sunshine. Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Immortal Lee County Killers, Bouncing Balls, Paperbacks; 10 PM, DJs Josh Abrams, Jacob Ross & Fred Wells. Mon 7/9, Golden, Runner, Viza-noir. Tue 7/10, 7 PM, Mia Doi Todd (see Critic's Choice), Clogs. Thu 7/12, 9 PM, Lies, Pleasure Forever, Champagne Kiss, Emily Shrine. Fri 7/13, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Burnt Sugar, David Boykin's Expanse. Sat 7/14, 9 PM, benefit for Ladyfest and tribute to New Order and Depeche Mode with A to Z Consolidated, Buh Zombie & the Subgoblins, Adam Conway, Tom Dunning & Your Boyfriends, Fly on the Windscreen, John Greenfield's Rock Band, Kim Loves the Baldwin Brothers, Pistol Whipped, Punishment, Returnables, Ellen Rosner, Eric Roth & the Silver Schmateez, Tuffetts, Twang Bang & Viza-noir. Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Album Leaf, Helms, Longitude; 10 PM, "Good Things" with DJs Supreme Court & Dante Cafagna. 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: DJs spin 7 PM-midnight Fridays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, "Therapy" DJs spin. 312-338-3788.

ESCENTS OF LIFE 325 E. Garfield: Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, Thirteenth Tribe. 773-802-1745.

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

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM nightly, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Laura B. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 773-395-2700.

FEATURES BAR & GRILL 10 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music in Club Mamalu; no cover. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Mike Heaton Band. Saturdays and Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJs spin hits from the 70s and 80s. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 7/6, 6 PM, Dynamite Boy, Stryder, Eyeliners, Tsunami Bomb; 10 PM, Israelites, Deals Gone Bad. Sat 7/7, 9 PM, Lightning Bolt (see Critic's Choice), Flying Luttenbachers, Subtonix, Pink & Brown. Sun 7/8, 4 PM, Drowningman, Death Threat, Hope Conspiracy, Song of Zarathrustra, Darkest Hour; 9 PM, Danielson Famile. Mon 7/9, 5 PM, Supersleuth, Fairweather, Resist & Exist, Standfast, Building on Fire, Element 101; 10 PM, Coin (see Critic's Choice), Royal Space Force, Neon Hunk. Tue 7/10, 6 PM, Code 7, Undying, Love Lost But Not Forgotten, Shankos. Thu 7/12, 8 PM, Dishes, Porch Ghouls, Trooper. Fri 7/13, 6 PM, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Grade, Ann Beretta, World Inferno Friendship Society, Backside. Sat 7/14, 5 PM, Kill Your Idols, Life's Halt, American Nightmare, What Happens Next, Kung Fu Rick. Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Story So Far, Pinhead Circus, Hello Operator, Charlie Brown Gets a Valentine. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tue 7/10, 8 PM, open stage with Sense of Urgency. Wed 7/11, 8 PM, "Chicago Singer Spotlight" with Stolie, Ben Currie, Larry Eckerling & Jackie Broderick. Fri 7/13, 10 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. Sat 7/14, 9 PM, Sleepy LaBeef, Cave Catt Sammy, Jo Miller & the Burly Roughnecks. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 9:30 PM, open mike. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FOUR LAKES PUB 5750 Lakeside, Lisle: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Shortcuts. Sat 7/7, 7 Deez. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Selective Recall. 630-963-8836.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 7/13, Orange Whip. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ JC. 773-248-3330.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Mondays, 10 PM, Blue Groove Lounge DJs Jesse de la Pena, 33 1/3, Nonstop & Supacuts spin hip-hop, reggae, and original breaks. 312-666-1695.

FUSE 738 N. Clark: Sat 7/14, 10 PM, DJs Gabriel Palomo, Jes, Ares, Staxx, Erika, Kurt Stephens, Maxell & others spin house, techno, electro, and drum 'n' bass. 312-932-0202.

FUTUREWORLD 1744 E. 55th: Cyber cafe and deli with music at 8 PM. Sat 7/14, Leah Galyeah. 773-256-1570.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Kim & Holly. Sat 7/7, Gladhand. 773-489-5471.

GAMEKEEPERS 345 W. Armitage: Music after 10 PM. Sat 7/7, Jerry Sprague. 773-549-0400.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Saturdays, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sun 7/8, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Michael McAssey. Mon 7/9, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, Jeremy Rill & Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5:30 PM, Chicago Rose; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 7/8, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tue 7/10, 7:30 PM, Jim Wright & Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wed 7/11, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 7/12, 7:30 PM, Jared Michaels; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. 773-348-1053.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ AM/PM. Saturdays, DJ Hiroki. Mondays, Eric Daley. Tuesdays, Doc, Mickey International. Wednesdays, DJ Hello Kitty. Thursdays, Gary Guy & Kevin Maxey. 773-252-4090.

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

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Tue 7/10, open mike hosted by Carrie Grant. Wednesdays, Venus Envy. Thursdays, DJ Beth. 773-871-4210.

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

GOOD TIMES PUB 675 W. North, Elmhurst: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/7, Clone Temple Pilots. Fri 7/13, V90. 630-833-3534.

GOODBAR 2512 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays (no cover). Wednesdays, 10 PM, acoustic jam session. 773-296-9700.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 10 PM, Hack 'n' Wheeze (no cover). 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/6, Purrbox, Soulfix, Allison's Best Friend. 773-472-5139.

GOVNOR'S PUB 207 N. State: No cover. Wed 7/11, 7 PM, Red Candy. 312-236-3696.

HANGGE UPPE 14 W. Elm: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-0561.

HARD ROCK CAFE 63 W. Ontario: Sat 7/7 and Sat 7/14, 9:30 PM, Beatle Brothers. Thu 7/12, 10 PM, Dawn Patrol. Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Midwest Regional Finals of the Jim Beam Rock Band Search with As Is, Gaza Strippers, Skywind, South Normal, and the Green Scene. 312-943-2252.

HARRIGAN'S 2816 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Martin Gollogly. 773-248-5933.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Saturdays and Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Hello Kitty. Saturdays, Matt Warren. Thursdays, DJ Jevon Jackson. 312-527-5600.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Sat 7/7, 10 PM, We Ragazzi, Holy Ghost, the Motion. Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Pistol Pete & Popgun Paul (no cover). Wed 7/11, 9 PM, J9 performs in a program of films, puppet shows, and animation. Thu 7/12, 7 PM, benefit for the Arthritis Foundation with Beatones, Deano, Metzger's Carat, and Coin. Fri 7/13, 10 PM, Wes Hollywood, Applecake. Sat 7/14, 10 PM, Yellow Hammers, Quatropaw. 773-227-4433.

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music after 9 PM. Sat 7/7, DJs Mike Hughes & Mario spin retro. 773-348-0009.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Myke Wade spins reggae, soca, punta, and soul. Sat 7/7, Soca King, Mr. Boombostic. Sat 7/14, Papa & the Stars, DJ Myke Wade. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wed 7/11, 8 PM, Treehouse Project, Bosco & Jorge. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Tesla, Blackwood Avenue (Fri 7/6 sold out). Mon 7/9, 7:30 PM, Jerry Cantrell, Mirv, Swarm. Wed 7/11, Dickey Betts Band, Kerry Kearney. Thu 7/12, Tank. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Steel Pulse, Toots & the Maytals. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Sat 7/7, 9 PM, N.F.C. 312-245-0333.

INDEPENDENCE TAP 3932 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-588-2385.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 7/7, Groovepushers. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Hot Buttered Soul. Thu 7/12, Shiri. 312-266-2400.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs play dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays. 312-664-1001.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Outfield. Sat 7/7, Spacehog, Deep Blue Something. Wednesdays, Maggie's Weed. Fri 7/13, Blessid Union of Souls. Sat 7/14, Baby Cham, Kardinal Offishall. 312-337-3486.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJs spin trance, hip-hop, techno, house, and funk. Tuesdays, DJs spin trip-hop. 773-477-3330.

JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT 1227 Maple, Lisle: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/13, Deja Vu. 630-971-8730.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: DJs spin hip-hop, old school funk, trip-hop, and acid jazz from 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-4040.

KUSTOM 1997 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Speed & Flipside, DJ Vince Lawrence. Saturdays, DJs Speed & Flipside, DJ Mike Steele. Sun 7/15, 8 PM, benefit for the Myra Weis Fund for Breast Cancer Clinical Research at the University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center with DJs Teri Bristol, Mike Steele & Tom E. 773-528-3400.

LA STRADA 155 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11 PM, Bobby "Grand" Ballog Duo. Mondays through Thursdays, 5-9 PM, pianist Robert Christiansen. 312-565-2200.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Underwater People. Sat 7/7, Sonic Voodoo. Wed 7/11, Acoustolingus. Thu 7/12, Shaking Tree. Fri 7/13, Nadas. Sat 7/14, Ryan Tracy Band. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays after 8 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Sam Post. 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, DJs Mike O'Connell & Scott Lucas. Tuesdays, DJs Rich Gonshak & Brian Borden. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, DJ Jayster. Fri 7/6, Michael McDermott. Sat 7/7, Pelvic Delta. Thursdays, open mike. Sat 7/14, Mabel Mabel. 773-384-1040.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Bobby Dunne. Thursdays, 9 PM, T.J. Dennis. 708-388-6755.

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

LOGAN SQUARE/BUCKTOWN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER 2417 N. Western: No cover. Fridays, 7:30 PM, acoustic jam and poetry open mike hosted by Moses. 773-292-2992.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Wingnuts, Big Breakfast. Sat 7/7, Convulsions. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Sonic Voodoo Night, Jeff Freling (no cover). 773-871-3757.

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

MARS 2112 Woodfield Shopping Center, Golf Road & Rte. 53, Schaumburg: Restaurant. Fridays, 10 PM-3 AM, and Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, DJ Johnny B with the Revelation Fire Dancers. 847-885-2112.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Thu 7/12, Derek Trucks Band, Sonic Voodoo. Fri 7/13, Morells, Maryjanes. Sat 7/14, Chris Whitley's Rocket House, DJ Logic. 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; DJs spin 80s disco after 8:30 PM Thursdays. Mondays, 10 PM, "Ultra Glam" female impersonators perform. 312-255-8579.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Fri 7/6, Wild Bob. Thu 7/12, Chris & Wes. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Slip Mickey. Fri 7/13, Wild Bob. 630-513-6300.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 7/6, 9 PM, Doves, Kevin Tihista's Red Terror, Matthew Jay. Sat 7/7, 6 PM, benefit for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and tribute to the Smashing Pumpkins with Robyn, Lindsey Kuper, Christophe Thibault, Ketamine, Lost Logic, and D'Arcy (the band); 11 PM, DMC/Technics Regionals with Scratch Perverts, DJ Infamous, and the Legendary Rocksteady Crew with Crazy Legs, Mr. Wiggles, and Popmaster Fabel. Sun 7/8, 6:30 PM, Groovie Ghoulies, Creature Comforts, Monster Trux, Methadones. Thu 7/12, 7 PM, New Life Crisis, Jill Gioia, Melissa Lefton. Fri 7/13, 6:30 PM, Betty Blowtorch, Evil Beaver. Sat 7/14, 9 PM, Echo & the Bunnymen, Rosenbergs. Sun 7/15, 10 PM, Kool Keith, Esham, Jacky Jasper. 773-549-0203.

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

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

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, DJs Carrie Monster & YZGI spin goth. Sat 7/7, Paul Draws Blank, Meridians Divided. 773-486-7774.

THE NATURAL 6535 Joliet, LaGrange: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/7, Southsiders. Sat 7/14, Sonnets. 708-354-6020.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sat 7/7, 11:30 AM, Four Man Acoustical Band; 4 PM, Movin' On; 8:30 PM, Big Hello. Sun 7/8, 1 PM, Rico; 5:30 PM, Riptones. Mon 7/9, 5:30 PM, DJ Jim Jensen. Tue 7/10, 4 PM, New Invaders; 8 PM, Dick Biondi. Wed 7/11, 3:30 PM, Chicago Cats; 8 PM, Gertrude. Thu 7/12, 7 PM, Chaser. Fri 7/13, 3:30 PM, British Export; 8 PM, Juleps. Sat 7/14, 11:30 AM, Soul Pigs; 4 PM, Bert Cattoni Band; 8:30 PM, Heartsfield. Sun 7/15, 1 PM, Sam Cockrell & the Groove; 5:30 PM, JP & the Cats. 312-595-7437.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music 10:30 PM-4 AM Fridays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 773-528-2622.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Mascots, Crude. 773-728-5010.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Box-o-car, Moxy Blue. Sat 7/7, Dorian Taj, Bleary. Mon 7/9, 9 PM, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. Wed 7/11, Champagne Kiss, Murdered, Check Engine. Thu 7/12, Cells, Ultra Baby Fat, Plastics Hi-Fi. Fri 7/13, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Scarlet Life. Sat 7/14, Diane Izzo, Tallulah, Geoff Greenberg. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Tiny Hairs, Silver Measure. 773-743-3355.

NOCTURNAL 1111 W. Lake: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJs DVS & Mix. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Earl Pleasure. 312-491-1931.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJ Tankboy spins funk and disco-house late Fridays; DJ Form spins hip-hop and drum 'n' bass late Saturdays. Fri 7/6, Fly Williams, Swag, Devil Lounge (Misfits tribute band). Sat 7/7, Fat Time, Pelvic Delta. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Mondays, 2 AM, DJ Dan. Tuesdays, DJs Shon Dervis & Alo spin hip-hop and soul. Fri 7/13, Monster Trux, I Love Rich, Sabrosa. 773-489-0011.

OLD TINLEY PUB & EATERY 17020 S. Oak Park, Tinley Park: Sat 7/14, 9:30 PM, Back in Stride. 708-422-8017 or 708-532-4409.

115 BOURBON ST. 3359 W. 115th, Merrionette Park: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Peace Freak. Sun 7/8, Smalls Duo. 708-388-8881.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: DJ Joe spins pop, hip-hop, and house 8 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (5 AM Saturdays). 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

LE PASSAGE RESTAURANT & YOW BAR 1 Oak Place: DJs spin nightly after 10:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Dayhota, DJ Mood. Saturdays, DJ Oscar McMillan, DJ Mood. Sundays, Brian Gardner & Frique. Wednesdays, DJ Hector Lopez, DJ V. Thursdays, DJ Mood, Kenny Carvajal. Thu 7/12, DJ Harvey spins disco, house, and garage. Fri 7/13, Francois K, Cyril K. Band, Lady D. Sat 7/14, DJ Junior. 312-255-0022.

PHLAIR 1945 N. Damen: Fridays, 11 PM, Since Birth. 773-772-3719.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Hello Operator. Sat 7/7, Jupiter, Waste. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Secret Vitamin Shag. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Saturdays, "Psalm 23" with Rik Shaw & the Great Silence. Tuesdays, Sheer Magic DJs spin soul and funk. Thursdays, Blimp Radio DJs. 773-252-7767.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Sat 7/7, Aaron Moore Band. Wed 7/11, 9 PM, Peking Turtle. Thu 7/12, Suede & Blue Roy. 847-266-1313.

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. 773-486-2390.

RAPTURE 730 N. Green: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly and 10 PM-3 AM Saturdays on two floors. Fridays, DJs Bone, Hardcore D, Confusion & Venom spin progressive. Saturdays, DJ M&M spins progressive, trance, and underground. Tuesdays, DJs spin drum 'n' bass. 312-409-7777.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 773-278-1009.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Fridays, 8 PM, Gene Garcia; 11:45 PM, David Crawford. Saturdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; midnight, John Zamojcin. Sundays, 8:30 PM-2:30 AM, John Zamojcin. Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30 PM-2:30 AM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Zamojcin; 11:45 PM, Robert Boziach. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Filip. 312-640-1000.

REDNOFIVE 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Christopher Robin, Devo, Derrick Carter, Tommie Sunshine. Sat 7/7, Anne Savage, Chad Sommer, Charles Little, Bear Who?, Frique & Majid. Thu 7/12, Basement Jaxx (see Critic's Choice), Ian Pooley. Fri 7/13, DJ Yellow, DJ Deep, DJs V & Diz. Sat 7/14, Nick Warren. 312-733-6699.

RILEY'S ROCK HOUSE 110 N. Lake, Aurora: Sun 7/8, 6 PM, Godsize, Infamous, Vis@40, 36 Chambers (all-ages show). 630-896-1031.

RIPROCKS 3131 Finley, Downers Grove: Music at 6 PM. Fri 7/6, Shawn & Janelle. Fri 7/13, Smalls. 630-964-0773.

ROSARIO'S RESTAURANT 5956 W. Higgins: Music after 7 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, Chance. 773-775-7525.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/6, 10:30 PM, Archer Prewitt, Dianogah, Paul Newman. Sat 7/7, 7 and 10:30 PM, Pedro the Lion, Damien Jurado. Sun 7/8, 8 PM, Bill Malonee & the Vigilantes of Love, National, Kat Parsons. Mon 7/9, 9 PM, Swearing at Motorists (see Spot Check), Fetch, Heligoats. Tue 7/10, 9 PM, I Am the World Trade Center (see Spot Check), Lesser Birds of Paradise. Wed 7/11, 9 PM, Incredible Moses Leroy, Missile, Punctured Bicycle. Thu 7/12, 9 PM, Danny Barnes & The Old Codgers, Finches. Fri 7/13, 7:30 and 10:30 PM, Michael McDermott, Gary Stier (early show 18 & over). Sat 7/14, 10:30 PM, Vulgar Boatmen, Ego Saboteur. Sun 7/15, 9 PM, Oh My God, Pearly Sweets, Platonics. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/7, Sober Dozi. Sat 7/14, Mr. Sparkle. 630-372-2900.

SEDGWICK'S BAR & GRILL 1935 N. Sedgwick: Fri 6/29, 10 PM, Joey Edwin. 312-337-7900.

SHE*NANNIGANS HOUSE OF BEER 16 W. Division: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike. 312-656-2757.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Thursdays. Fridays, DJs spin. 708-526-7174.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Fridays, DJ Shon Dervis spins dancehall, dub, and funk. Saturdays, guest DJs spin. Tuesdays, Dave Britton spins house. Wednesdays, Tone B. Nimble spins Afro-beat, nbombolo, soukous, zouk, and reggae. Thursdays, DJ BJAK & the Soul Foundation Crew. 773-278-7797.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: DJs spin 7 PM-4 AM Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 2 PM-4 AM Sundays, and 5:30 PM-midnight Mondays. Fridays, DJ Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop, disco, and soul. Sundays, Lee Collins & Sadar, DJ Tone B. Nimble, Norman Rockwell, Shon Dervis. Tuesdays, Derrick Carter, DJ Matty. Wednesdays, Garden Foundation DJs spin. Thursdays, David Balquiedra. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 7/6, DJ Jay-J, Darrell Woodson. Sat 7/7, Justin Long, Darrell Woodson. Sundays, DJs Aleks, Chris & Joanna. Mon 7/9, Scanner (see Spot Check), Plastic Phantom, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron. Tuesdays, DJs Seraphine, Julio Bishop, Hakim Murphy & Brian Ford spin house. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner & DJ Brendan spin mod, 70s and 80s metal, and British punk & new wave. Thursdays, DJs Stax, Chris Bacchus, Justin Reed & Striz. Fri 7/13, DJ Colette, Synergy. Sat 7/14, J-Dub, Diz. 773-549-4140.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Ken (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole. Sundays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Whon. Mondays, "Revival" with VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Whon. Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain & VJ Ken. Thursdays, "best of the 80s" with DJ Tim O. & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 7:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Escape From Earth, Color Blind, Vanilla Village Villains. Sat 7/7, Frederick, M.P.H.S., Freefall. Mon 7/9, Dixiewreck, Fault Line. Tue 7/10, Allister, 7 Deez, August Premiere. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by John Rickles (no cover). Thu 7/12, Vilius, I Love Rich, Video King. Fri 7/13, Penny & the Loafers, Mike, the Dog & Everything. Sat 7/14, Showoff, Evergreen Terrace, Split Habit. 708-922-9950.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. 312-587-8779.

STARBUSTERS 930 Pappas, Dekalb: Fri 7/6, 9 PM, Five Year Jacket. 815-756-3438.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music in the upstairs Cabaret Room at 10 PM; DJs spin nightly in the Lounge. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 7/6, Kokapelli, Head Down, Over Easy. Sat 7/7, 9 PM, E.C. Illa, La Symphony, Profound, Ponyboy, DJs PNS & Risky Bizness. Fri 7/13, Blind Man's Bluff, Punsapaya. Sat 7/14, Milkbaby, Nerve Tonic. In the Lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Verb spins Motown, old school, and funk. Sundays, DJs Paulo & J.B. Mondays, open mike with Greg Golden. Tuesdays, "606" hip-hop open mike with DJs Artek, Norm, Mary Jane & Verb. Wed 7/11, Nole. Thursdays, Shakejunt spins old soul, funk, and rare groove. 773-278-6600.

TEMPTATIONS 10235 Grand, Franklin Park: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, DJ Dave. Thursdays, DJs spin 80s music. 847-455-0088.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. 773-227-4906.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Dayhota & Frique, percussionist Louie Louie. Saturdays, DJs John Curley, Marc Buxton & Jernell Geronimo. Fri 7/6, Deep C. Fri 7/13, Neil Aline, Pepe Bradock, DJ Dayhota, Greg Norwood. 312-491-9729.

TUCKAWAY TAVERN 2545 Plainfield, Joliet: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Jets, Orange Whip. Sat 7/7, Slip Mickey, Guitar Man Dave. Sun 7/8, Shawn & Janell. Wed 7/11, Devlin & Dietel. Thu 7/12, Acoustic Alternatives. Fri 7/13, Off the Record, Guitar Man Dave. Sat 7/14, Lisa Rene. Sun 7/15, Smalls Duo. 815-436-9259.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Acoustic X. 773-871-7799.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: No cover. Sat 7/7, 8 PM, Carlos Quezeda, Wes Hollywood, Ellen Rosner, John Patrick Eddy. Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Sam Shaber. Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Doug Wood, Alexis Antes, Robin Stone. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Sour Vein, Drunken Master III. Sat 7/7, Riff Rats. Sundays, DJ Mungo spins R&B, funk, and old school. Wed 7/11, Volta Do Mar, Cuts, Bible of the Devil, Missouri Compromise. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 9 PM, Daniel Roughan; 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Pete Special. 312-266-7761.

VOLTAIRE 3231 N. Clark: Mondays, 7 PM, Freddy Allen & Amy Armstrong. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 and 9 PM, Voltaire variety show. 773-528-3136.

VOYEUR 151 W. Ohio: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM. Fridays, DJs Martin "Boogie Man" Luna & Artie Czaja spin progressive trance and vocal house. 312-832-1717.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Wednesdays. Fri 7/6, X Side. Sat 7/7, Brews Brothers. Wed 7/11, Lyla Stone, Serilian, Last Hip White Boys. Fri 7/13, Rico. Sat 7/14, Generations. 630-264-2739.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/6, Deloreans. Sat 7/7, Fenster, Mercury Redstone. Sundays, Almighty Rogers (no cover). Tue 7/10, Mr. Blotto. Thu 7/12, Gist. Fri 7/13, Marty Lloyd. Sat 7/14, Bumpus, Joe Stark. 773-929-1300.

WATUSI 1540 W. North: Restaurant. Fridays, 10:30 PM-2 AM, DJ Red Lox spins dance music from the Middle East and Spain (no cover). 773-862-1540.

WEBBY'S 100 Adams, Waterman: Sat 7/7, 8:30 PM, Five Year Jacket. 815-264-7666.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Jernell Geronimo and percussionist Miro. Saturdays, DJs Freddie, Mike Z. & Jernell Geronimo spin progressive house, trance, R&B, and hip-hop. 312-337-3223.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, New Flavor, Tohaka. Sat 7/7, Universal Expression, Kwame. Sundays, Gizzae. Mondays, DJ Red Lox. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wed 7/11, Carl Brown. Thu 7/12, Rico. Fri 7/13, Yvad, Q Posse. Sat 7/14, Baaro, Roots Stems & Branches. Sun 7/15, Miky Dread. 773-327-4273.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 7/6, Mel Hammond & Jevon Jackson, DJ Madrid, Justin Long & Sativa. Fri 7/13, Julius the Mad Thinker. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

BROOKS & DUNN, TOBY KEITH, MONTGOMERY GENTRY, KEITH URBAN Fri 7/13, 4 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

JOHN BROWN Free in-store performances. Sat 7/14, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook, 630-574-0800; Sat 7/14, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

PHIL COOPER, MARGARET NELSON & KATE EARLY Free concert. Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 312-742-7572.

FOUR BITCHIN' BABES Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

BUCKY HALKER & DON STIERNBERG Free concert and tribute to Woody Guthrie. Fri 7/6, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

IRISH TENORS with Ronan Tynan, Anthony Kearns & Finbar Wright. Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

DEL McCOURY BAND Sat 7/14, 8 PM, Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-3442.

JOHN WILLIAMS & FRIENDS Fri 7/13, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

WOODSTOCK FOLK FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Big Fish Little Fish, Antje, Ellen Rosner, Ripley Caine, Summer Chance, Patty Ortega, Cathy Braaten. Sat 7/7, 8 PM, Nancy Walker, Lauren Brombert, Sue Demel, Barb Laing, Jano Brindisi, Cat Catalani. Sundays, 8 PM, Irish jam session. Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tue 7/10, 7 PM, Bob Schneider. Wed 7/11, 8 PM, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Cornmeal. 773-478-4408.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 7/7, Urban Djin, Red Dust. Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Honky Tonk Hayride. Sat 7/14, 9:30 PM, Nora O'Connor. Sun 7/15, 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.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Sun 7/15, 8 PM, Whitey O'Day (no cover). 847-358-9150.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 7/7, Three Men in Kilts. Fri 7/13 through Sun 7/15, Irish American Heritage Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 7/7, 9 PM, Hayseed Dixie, Cornmeal, Rick Steinberg. Thu 7/12, 8:30 PM, James Lee Stanley. 708-788-2118.

FOUR MOONS TAVERN 1834 W. Roscoe: Sun 7/15, 7 PM, benefit for the Stockyards Theatre Project with Tina Paraventi, Strange Friends & others. 773-377-5001.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/14, Doug Wood, Alexis Antes, Robin Stone. 219-464-4700.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Sat 7/7, 10:30 PM, Chicago Bluegrass Band. Fri 7/13, 10:30 PM, Evidence, Brian Dunn Quartet. 773-465-8005.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3-6 PM, traditional Irish jam session. 773-883-0304.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 7/6, 9:30 PM, Jim and Jennie & the Pinetops, Katie Belle & the Belle Rangers, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-ins with Lawrence Peters. Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Pistol Pete & Popgun Paul (no cover). Mon 7/9, 9:30 PM, Kennett Brothers (no cover). 773-227-4433.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Fri 7/13, the Gel. Sat 7/14, Napper Tandy. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/14, O'Briens. 630-513-6300.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-743-3355.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Sat 7/7, 10 PM, Homewreckers. 773-743-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM, Kate Schrock. Sat 7/14, 7:30 PM, Roy Book Binder. 773-525-2508.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 7/6, Marlon St. John. Fri 7/13, James McCandless & Julianne Macarus. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Doug Wood, Alexis Antes, Robin Stone. 773-929-3680.

WINNERS ON LINCOLN 4530 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 10 PM, BLT. Thursdays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

BLUES FEVER Free outdoor concert. Fri 7/13, 11 AM-2 PM, at the park on York & Western, Blue Island. 708-388-5735.

BUDDY GUY opens for the Dave Matthews Band. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, 6 PM, Soldier Field, 16th at Lake Shore Dr. 312-747-1285 or 312-559-1212.

JOAN BABY TRIO Sat 7/7, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 2748 Green Bay, Evanston. 847-864-2090. Sat 7/14, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 1763 W. Howard. 773-761-7022.

MAXWELL STREET BLUES JAM Sundays, 1 PM, Old Maxwell Street Market, Maxwell & Halsted. 312-831-1051 or 312-341-3696.

PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH SANCTUARY CHOIR Gospel concert and tribute to Thomas A. Dorsey. Sun 7/15, 3:30 PM, Pilgrim Baptist Church, 3301 S. Indiana. 312-842-4417.

MAVIS STAPLES, BEBE WINANS, TRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST SANCTUARY CHOIR Tue 7/10, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Peter Dames & the Rhythm Flames. 312-642-6805.

AUSTIN'S SOUTHWEST CAFE 481 Peterson, Libertyville: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Barrelhouse Chuck & John Carpenter. 847-549-1972.

BIG DOWNTOWN 124 S. Wabash: Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 312-917-7399.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 7/10, Lindsey Alexander Blues Band with Zora Young. Wed 7/11, Grana Louise Band. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Allen Batts Blues Band. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Chico Banks Band with Grana Louise. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 7/10, Allen Batts Blues Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Johnny B. Moore Band with Patricia Scott. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sat 7/7, Howard Scott & the World Band with Little Johnny Johnson. Sun 7/8, Tommy McCracken & the Force of Habit Band. Mon 7/9, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Tue 7/10, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Wed 7/11, Pistol Pete. Thu 7/12, Liz Mandville Greeson. Sat 7/14, Toni Lynn Washington. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 7/8, 11 AM, Jim Green. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Sugar Blue. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesdays, 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. Fri 7/6, 5:30 PM, Joel Patterson (no cover); 9:30 PM, Roy Gaines (see Critic's Choice), Vanessa Davis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 7/7, 5:30 PM, Joe Moss (no cover); 9:30 PM, Robben Ford, Joel Patterson. Sun 7/8, Joanna Connor. Mon 7/9, jam hosted by the Buzz. Tue 7/10, Charlie Love. Wed 7/11, Johnny Rawls. Thu 7/12, Sherman Robertson. Fri 7/13, 5:30 PM, Joel Patterson (no cover); 9:30 PM, Arthur Adams, Marty Sammon Band. Sat 7/14, 5:30 PM, Harmonica Hinds (no cover); 9:30 PM, Tinsley Ellis, Joe Moss. 312-427-0333.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Sat 7/7, Keith Scott. 847-256-8870.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM; no cover. Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Mondays, DJ Steve. Wednesdays, DJ Brian. 773-384-2547.

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

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Toni Thomas Rhythm & Blues Dance Band. 847-647-8282.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Phil Guy. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICAGO BEACH CAFE Theater on the Lake, Fullerton and Lake Shore Dr.: Saturdays and Sundays, 2-5 PM, Professor John Band (no cover). 773-404-3600.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 7/6, Joe Louis Walker. Sat 7/7, Anthony Gomes Band. Fri 7/13, Holmes Brothers. Sat 7/14, Chris Beard. 630-513-0074.

CLUB MALCOLM 744 E. 83rd: Wednesdays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-1600.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live jazz and blues at 10 PM, midnight, and 2 AM on weekends. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Masheen Company with Chick Rodgers. Mondays, 8 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritten. Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Deborra. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Sydney Jo & the Mississippi Raiders. 312-341-9787.

DAVIS STREET FISHMARKET 501 Davis, Evanston: Sundays, 6 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 847-869-3474.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/6, 10 PM, Little Charlie & the Nightcats. 708-788-2118.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 7/7, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Sat 7/14, Tommy McCracken & Force of Habit. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Thursdays, 10 PM, Stank Willie (no cover). 773-248-3330.

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

GOOD ROCKIN' LOUNGE 2 7432 S. Racine: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Nellie Travis. Thursdays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-2319.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 7/7, 9:30 PM, Scott Nev Band. Tue 7/10, 8:30 PM, Mike Finn Band (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray (no cover). Sat 7/14, 9:30 PM, Jan James Band. 708-484-3610.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/6, 9 PM, Mansfield Blues Band (no cover). 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile (no cover). 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues; 11 PM, Colin Jones performs "Mr. Rhythm and Blues." 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sun 7/8, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Eric Gales. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 7/10, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Wed 7/11, Chicago Playboys. Thu 7/12 and Fri 7/13, Big Al & the Heavyweights. Sat 7/14, Phil Armetta. Sun 7/15, Eddie Burke. 312-923-2000 or 312-527-2583.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Fri 7/6, 6 PM, Mandi Loomis & Gene Kilty. Fri 7/13, 6 PM, Deep Fried. Sat 7/14, 9 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-245-0333.

THE HUDDLE 9501 W. Devon, Rosemont: Saturdays, 10 PM, Big D & the Chicago Flyers (no cover). 847-318-7591.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 7/6, Brian Lee. Mon 7/9, Dave Specter. Fri 7/13, Junior Watson. Sat 7/14, Preston Shannon. 312-266-2400.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8-9 PM, pianist Detroit Jr. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Sandra Hall. Sundays, Charlie Love & Lindsey Alexander. Mondays, Howard Scott & Andre Taylor with Nellie Travis. Tuesdays, Zanne Mack Band, J.W. Williams. Thursdays, 8 PM, Detroit Jr.; 10 PM, Charlie Love. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Vance Kelly. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Sundays, 2-5 PM, gospel buffet; 8 PM, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose Band. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band (no cover). 312-566-0555.

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

LOVERS LOUNGE 7251 S. Ashland: Fridays, 8:30 PM, Bob Jamison & the Untouchable Band. 773-488-9807.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Pete Special Band. Wed 7/11, 3:30 PM, Chicago Cats. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/7, Danny Draher. Sat 7/14, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-252-1155.

NOAH'S ARK 3428 S. King Dr.: Tuesdays, 7 PM, gospel poetry open mike (no cover). 312-225-1420.

111 CLUB 111 W. 111th: Sundays, 9 PM, Killer Ray Allison, Harmonica George & Jimmy Pryor, Double J Band. 773-821-9165.

PEEK INN 2825 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Sat 7/7, Rock Bottom Blues Band. 773-267-5197.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Tue 7/10, Aaron Moore Band. Sat 7/14, 8 PM, Mississippi Heat. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/13, Mississippi Heat. Sat 7/14, Jimmy Burns Band. 847-266-1313.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays and 9:30 PM Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Fri 7/6, tribute to Tim Weigel with Eddy Clearwater. Sat 7/7, Eddy Clearwater. Sundays, blues jam hosted by Tom Holland's Big Blue. Wed 7/11, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Thu 7/12, Gloria Shannon. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, John Primer. 773-645-5200.

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Gloria Shannon, Carlos Johnson. Sat 7/7, Vino Louden, Carlos Johnson. Sun 7/8 and 7/15, Carlos Johnson. Mon 7/9, Al Harris & the New Generation. Tue 7/10, McNeal & the Black Knight. Wed 7/11 and Thu 7/12, Michael Coleman. Fri 7/13, Joanna Connor, Jimmy Burns. Sat 7/14, Joanna Connor, Mike Gibb & the Homewreckers. 312-733-6577.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Mondays, 8:30 PM, open blues jam hosted by Blue Heat. 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Pinetop Perkins. Sat 7/7, Jody Williams with the John Primer Band. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wed 7/11, Sharon Lewis. Thu 7/12, pro jam hosted by Eddie Taylor Jr. Fri 7/13, Big Jack Johnson. Sat 7/14, Sharon Lewis. 773-342-0452.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant; no cover. Sun 7/8, 1 PM, Wailin' Walter; 6 PM, Joel Patterson. Tue 7/10, 7 PM, Diamond Jim Green. Thu 7/12, 7 PM, John Primer. 312-527-2722.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 7/6, Wabi Blues Project. Sat 7/7, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. Mondays and Fri 7/13, Rockin' Johnny Blues Band. Sat 7/14, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All-Stars. 773-772-6656.

VILLAGE CAFE 2132 W. Roscoe: Music at 7 PM. Sat 7/7, Dave Caldwell. 773-404-4555.

WOODROW'S 4600 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Professor John & His Band (no cover). 773-907-0740.

jazz

concerts

EDDIE BARRETT & THE GOODMAN LEGACY ORCHESTRA Free concert. Sun 7/15, 5 PM, Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt. 847-446-8700.

BOPOLOGY Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-6300.

DAVID BOYKIN Saxophone. Sun 7/8, 6 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7047 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

OSCAR BROWN JR. & MAGGIE BROWN Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, 7:30 PM, and Sun 7/15, 3 PM, Paul Robeson Theatre, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 312-747-2442.

LESLEY BYERS & THE JAZZ CATS performs at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/14, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

PETER CALLOWAY TRIO Free concert. Fri 7/13, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

CRAIG CONLEY CONSORT performs at a benefit for the Frump Tucker Theatre Company. Thu 7/12, 6 PM, the Rooftop, 117 N. Jefferson. 312-409-2689.

MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM TRIO Sat 7/7, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 2000 Randall, Geneva. 630-208-7950.

WILL DOWNING, CHANTE MOORE, JONATHAN BUTLER Fri 7/13, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

EQUINOX 5, ALISON BELVILE TRIO aboard the Star of Chicago, departing Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 and 10 PM, from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437.

PAULINHO GARCIA Free concert. Tue 7/10, 7:30 PM, Dawes Park, Church & Sheridan, Evanston. 847-448-8260 or 847-448-8058.

DAN GILLOGLY TRIO Fri 7/13, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 1763 W., Howard. 773-761-7022.

JOHN GOLDMAN QUARTET Free concert. Sat 7/7, 7 PM, Renaissance Park, 79th & Throop. 773-483-4300.

HEAVY HITTERS TRIO Fri 7/6, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 2748 Green Bay, Evanston. 847-864-2090.

HORNER PARK JAZZ BAND in a free concert. Fri 7/13, 7 PM, Chase Park, 4701 N. Ashland. 312-742-7518.

JUMP RHYTHM JAZZ PROJECT, KEN ARLEN ORCHESTRA perform at "Steppin' Out," a benefit for Vittum Theater. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Northwestern University Settlement House, 1012 N. Noble. 773-278-7471.

NICOLE MITCHELL Sun 7/15, 6 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7047 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER JAZZ ENSEMBLE AND NHSMI JAZZ COMBOS Antonio J. Garcia and Don Owens, conductors, and Chris Vadala, woodwinds. Sat 7/14, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

BILL PORTER/RICH FUDOLI QUINTET Thu 7/12, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA Free concert. Tue 7/10, 7 PM, Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. 312-742-7590.

LUCY SMITH TRIO Fri 7/6, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 2000 Randall, Geneva. 630-208-7950.

SCOTT STENTEN Free concert. Fri 7/6, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

UPTOWN RHYTHM EXPRESS Swing dance concert. Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-6300.

MARSHALL VENTE & TROPICALE, JOE SONNEFELDT, ELDEE YOUNG aboard the Windy, departing Sun 7/8, 7:30 PM, from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-5472.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/6, noon, Franz Jackson, Art Davis, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 7/7, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, George Freeman Quartet. Sundays, 6 PM, Sam Burckhardt Trio; 8 PM, Chicago Swing. 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, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express (see Critic's Choice). Thursdays, noon, Rich Pardo with Joe Jaco & Danny Martin; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. 312-642-6805.

ARMY & LOU'S 422 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 6-10 PM, keyboardist and vocalist Fred Barr & guitarist Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

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

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, Steve Flowers Trio performs at brunch. Thursdays, 6-10 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-3535.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, Brian Danzy & the Jazzmatics. Sun 7/8 through Sat 7/14, Detour. Sun 7/15, Brian Danzy & the Jazzmatics. 312-751-2433.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM-midnight, Big Joe's jam session with Darren Scorza, John Kregor, Bob Lovecchio, Ted Hogarth & Michele Thomas. 773-784-8755.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 7/11, Ron Smith Duo. 630-406-0008.

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Thursdays, 8 PM, Denise La Grassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

BOILER ROOM JAZZ AND SUPPER CLUB 2 S. Vail, Arlington Heights: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/6, Brad Robin Trio. Sat 7/7, Roberta Miles Trio. Fri 7/13, Bob Baglione's Sunami Quartet. Sat 7/14, Rob Zettl/Edgar Gabriel Quartet. 847-368-0792.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Saturdays, 11 AM, Eric Lugosch. Fri 7/13, 10 PM, Paul Wertico. 312-226-6666.

BYZANTIUM 232 S. Halsted: No cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Kevin Korschgen Quartet with Pat Mallinger, Ryan Cohan & Loren Cohan. 312-454-1227.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/6, Barry Winograd Trio. 847-256-8870.

CAFE LUCIANO 871 N. Rush: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Lenny Perretta Trio. Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Sami Scot. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 PM, Lenny Perretta & Rich Pardo. 312-266-1414.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/12, Ted Hogarth Trio. 773-384-2547.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Mon 7/9, 8 PM, Lou DiGangi Big Band. 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 Braughn & John Stille. Sun 7/15, 5:30 PM, Buddy Charles. 847-647-8282.

CHEF'S STATION 915 Davis, Evanston: Sundays, 11:30 AM, Chris Mayhew, Alex Bednarke & Mike Jeffers. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, John Kregor, Alex Bednarke & Mike Jeffers. 847-570-9838.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the Cigar Lounge. Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Les Walton Trio. Sundays, 5 PM, Gary Tu Trio. 847-969-9900.

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. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9:30 PM-1 AM, Arlene Bardelle & Craig Lanigan. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live jazz and blues at 10 PM, midnight, and 2 AM on weekends. Sundays, 8 PM, East Winds. Mondays, 8 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritten. 312-341-9787.

CUCINA ROMA 1163 W. Ogden, Naperville: Music at 6 PM. Fridays, Robin Lukas. Saturdays, Ed Warble. 630-355-4444.

CUCINA ROMA 800 E. Ogden, Westmont: Music at 6 PM. Fridays, John Proulx. Wednesdays, Ed Warble. Thursdays, Steve Sandner. 630-654-9600.

CUCINA ROMA 185 Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Gary Filip. Sundays, 5 PM, and Mondays and Tuesdays, 5:30 PM, Steve Goers. Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Sami Scot. Thursdays, 6 PM, Dan Gillogly. 847-478-9600.

CYRANO'S BISTRO 546 N. Wells: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Bobbi Jordan Trio. 312-467-0546.

EDGEWATER BEACH CAFE 5545 N. Sheridan: Tuesdays, 5:30-8 PM, pianist Chris White. 773-275-4141.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Tue 7/10, 6:30 PM, benefit for Harridan Productions with Ikkyu. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Vandermark 5. Wed 7/11, Hans Burgener with Martin Schutz & Barre Phillips (see Critic's Choice). Fri 7/13, David Boykin's Expanse opens for Marvin Tate's D-Settlement and Burnt Sugar. 773-276-3600.

EPITOME 2347 S. Michigan: Music at 7 PM. Fri 7/6, John Goldman with Ron Perrillo, Dennis Carroll & Kobie Watkins. Fri 7/13, John Goldman with Ron Perrillo & Dennis Carroll. 312-326-0391.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 7/6, Gessner/Baglione Duo. Sat 7/7, Trio Du Jour. Thu 7/12, Matt Erion Trio. Fri 7/13, Mark Lessman Duo. Sat 7/14, Marcus Jefferson Trio. 630-377-9222.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 7/8, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band. Sun 7/15, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Orchestra. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays, 9 PM, Quiet Storm. Saturdays, 9 PM, Unit Seven. 773-528-4033.

FOR LOVERS ONLY 3451 S. Michigan: Social club. Tuesdays, 8 PM, "Great Black Music Be Jazz" with the Vincent Davis Quartet, followed by afterset sessions. 312-842-6199.

FRANCONELLA'S 10222 S. Western: Restaurant and lounge. Sat 7/14, 8:30 PM, Maralyn Gaza Trio. 773-881-4100.

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

FUTUREWORLD 1744 E. 55th: Cyber cafe and deli with music at 8 PM. Sat 7/7, Matt Ulery. 773-256-1570.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/6, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. Sat 7/7, Vincent, Allen, Howell. Fri 7/13, A Sharp Band with Kolette Stims. Sat 7/14, Rob Roy & the Bitters. 773-262-5767.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Sundays, 6-9 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble with C. Siddha Webber, Ben Montgomery, Leo O'Dell, Duryving Ternoir, and Sura Dupart. Wednesdays, 9 PM, David Boykin's Expanse. 773-373-6292.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 7/15, 2 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet with Eric Schneider. 708-755-8312, 708-425-4596, or 219-923-6755.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sat 7/7, 10 PM, Detour. Sun 7/8, 8 PM, Victoria Corrigan Quartet (no cover). Tuesdays, 9 PM, pro jam hosted by Alejo Poveda, Steve Eisen, Jose Valdes, and Thomas Kini. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. Thu 7/12, Don Walker Quartet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 7/6, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express (see Critic's Choice); 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/7, 8 PM, Johnny Frigo Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 7/8, 11 PM, Two for Brazil. Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Four Charms. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/13, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Karrin Allyson; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/14, 8 PM, Karrin Allyson; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Fri 7/13, 10:30 PM, Evidence, Brian Dunn Quartet. 773-465-8005.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues; 11 PM, Colin Jones performs "Mr. Rhythm and Blues." Tue 7/10, 9 PM, Actual Music, Sean Haefeli Trio. Wed 7/11, 8 PM, Treehouse Project, Bosco & Jorge. Thu 7/12, 8 PM, Silver Measure performs at a screening of the second half of Metropolis. Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Trilok Gurtu, Tatsu Aoki's Miyumi Project. 312-362-9707.

JAMADA 241 Lake, Bloomingdale: Restaurant with music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Thursdays. Fri 7/6, Gary Tu Trio. Sat 7/7, Goran. Thu 7/12, Lamplighters. Fri 7/13, Scott Lies Trio. Sat 7/14, Wally Brath Trio. 630-893-0300.

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. Tue 7/10 through Sun 7/15, Bill Charlap Trio. 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. Sat 7/7, Bopology. Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, Katherine Davis; 5 PM, Sonny Turner Quintet. Mondays, Ken Chaney. Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Sat 7/14, Laksar Reese Latin Jazz Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Mondays, 9 PM, Long Count Quartet. 773-477-3330.

KARIZMA 4741 Main, Skokie: Restaurant. Fridays, 6 PM, Peter Sax Duo. 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 7 PM, Andy Meacham Duo. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LA LUCE 1393 W. Lake: Restaurant. Fridays, 8 PM, Ivory Pittman & the Individual Artist. 312-850-1900.

LUNA MEXICANA 3565 W. Fullerton: Sat 7/7, 9 PM, Equinox 5 (no cover). 773-252-1639.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Live piano music after 6 PM nightly. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Live piano music after 6 PM nightly. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sun 7/15, 9:30 PM, Bobby Broom Trio, Spazztet. 773-404-9494.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Wed 7/11, Lamplighters. 630-941-7100.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Fri 7/6, 4:30 PM, Elaine Dame Duo; 9 PM, Marshall Vente/Eldee Young Trio (no cover). Sat 7/7, 9 PM, Nick Colionne. Tue 7/10 and Wed 7/11, 4:30 PM, Lisa McQueen Trio. Thu 7/12 and Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). Sat 7/14, 8:30 PM, Roz Ellington Jazz Band. 312-565-6665.

MISTO 1118 W. Grand: Restaurant. Saturdays, 10 PM, Gary Filip & Donny Greco. Wednesdays, 7-10 PM, David Rothstein Orchestra. 312-226-5989.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/6 and Sat 7/7, 10 PM, Silver Measure performs at a screening of the film Metropolis. 773-728-5010.

NOODLE'S 5956 W. Higgins: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 773-775-7525.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. 312-787-2200.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/6, Chris Greene Quartet. Sat 7/7, Deep Blue. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wed 7/11, Denise La Grassa Trio. Thursdays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Joan Hickey 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. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Dan Nicoleson. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Steve Million. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Temple Shultz. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Sun 7/8, 7 PM, Steelin' Jazz. Mondays, 9:30 PM, Our Thing. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Paul Westlake Trio. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/6, Juli Wood Quartet. Sat 7/7, Jimmy Ellis Quartet. Sundays, Urban Twist. Mondays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Wed 7/11, Ron Perrillo Trio. Thu 7/12, Tito Carrillo Quartet. Fri 7/13, Brian Gephart/Bob Long Quartet. Sat 7/14, 5 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express (see Critic's Choice). 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 7/7, Rob Ryndak Ensemble. Sat 7/14, Alison Ruble Quartet. 847-266-1313.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, Equinox 5. Thursdays, jazz jam hosted by Brian Abraham & Will Sadler. 773-248-3093.

RAFFI'S ON 5TH 200 E. 5th, Naperville: Fri 7/13, 7 PM, Laksar Reese Duo (no cover). 630-961-8203.

THE ROOM 5900 N. Broadway: Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, jazz brunch with Gloria Shannon. 773-989-7666.

RUMORS 4500 N. Lincoln: Saturdays, 10 PM, Scott Stenten Trio. Sundays, 9 PM, Denise La Grassa Quartet. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, DJ Big Tyme Riley Wimes spins swing (preceded by dance lessons at 8:30 PM). 773-271-9944.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant. Fridays, 7 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 312-491-1122.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Tuesdays, Taku Akiyami Quartet. 773-772-6656.

SOPRANOS 2901 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant. Saturdays, 9 PM, Frank Lamphere Trio performs music of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin (no cover). 773-871-0990.

302 WEST 302 W. State, Geneva: Restaurant. Fridays, 7 PM, Wally Brath & Michael Arnopol. 630-232-9302.

TIAWANNAS MEXICAN CANTINA 2115 W. Galena, Aurora: Sat 7/14, 6:30 PM, guitarist Zuonimir Tot. 630-264-0634.

TORTILLA FLATS 116 Schiller, Elmhurst: No cover. Fridays, 6-9:30 PM, John Jeffrey. Sundays, 6-8:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7-9:30 PM, Essence of Jazz Trio. Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Leonardo plays flamenco & Latin jazz. 630-832-9797.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Fridays, 9 PM, Denise La Grassa Duo. 773-665-4410.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM-4 AM (5 AM on Saturdays), Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Mondays, 8 PM, Michelle Cross. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Brian O'Hern; 11 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Thursdays, 8 PM, Joe Thomas. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/6, Rob Zettl with Harrison Bankhead, Mike Levin & Steven Strunk. Sat 7/7, David Young Quartet. Sundays, 6 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Orion Collective. Thu 7/12, Elijah Levi with George Freeman & Tatsu Aoki. Fri 7/13 and Sat 7/14, Sebi Tramontana. 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. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Eric Lugosch. Saturdays, 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. Sundays, 8:30 PM, John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

VILLAGE CAFE 2132 W. Roscoe: Music at 7 PM. Fri 7/6, Joanna Ashley. 773-404-4555.

VIVA JAVA 1147 W. Granville: Sundays, 4 PM, Ikkyu. 773-274-8040.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Thursdays, Jazz Tempo Trio. 312-943-7815.

international

concerts

KURT BJORLING & THE CHICAGO KLEZMER ORCHESTRA Free concert. Thu 7/12, 7:30 PM (at Chicago Summerdance; preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

CARPACHO Y SU SUPER COMBO Colombian music and salsa at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

CASOLANDO Free concert. Thu 7/12, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge and Mulford, Evanston. 847-448-8260 or 847-448-8058. Fri 7/13, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

ANGEL D'CUBA Y SUS CANAS DE AZUKAR Thu 7/12, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-322-0329.

THOMAS MAPFUMO & THE BLACKS UNLIMITED See Spot Check. Sat 7/7, at the African/Caribbean International Festival of Life (see Fairs & Festivals), Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove. 312-559-1212.

SUPER RAIL BAND OF BAMAKO Malian roots music at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/13, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

international

clubs

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: Sundays, 7-9 PM, DJs spin swing; 9 PM-4 AM, Salsa con Cache. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CAFE RITMO LATINO 2554 W. Diversey: Music at 10:30 PM; no cover. Saturdays, salsa & merengue, bachata, and mambo dancing. 773-276-5762.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Joe spins African music. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/6, 11 PM, Hector Silveira y Su Orquesta. Sat 7/7, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Sun 7/8, 7 PM, flamenco music with Soul y Duende, I Muvrini. Fri 7/13, 9 PM, Trilok Gurtu, Tatsu Aoki's Miyumi Project. Sat 7/14, 10 PM, Sawt el Atlas. Sun 7/15, 7 PM, "Bolero night" with Eduardo Luna, Sergio Sanvicente, and Orquesta Latira. 312-362-9707.

LITTLE BUCHAREST & EURO CAFE 3001 N. Ashland: Restaurant & cafe. Thursdays, 7 PM, John Goodman & Antonio Luciano play Brazilian tango and jazz. 773-929-8640.

MI FAMILIA 1931 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs spin salsa, merengue, and rock en espanol. 773-297-3178.

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. 312-427-2572.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, DJ El Papichulo spins salsa & Latin grooves. Thursdays and Sat 7/14, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Fridays through Sundays and Thursdays, 7 PM, Tribus Futuras performs Andean music. 773-736-9498.

RANCHO LUNA 3357 W. Peterson: Cuban restaurant with live music. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Hector Silviera y Su Orquesta. Sundays, 6 PM, Cesar Fuentes. Thursdays, 7 PM, Mellina. 773-509-9332.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Mondays, 7:30 PM, DJ Eddie "Mozkito" Cruz. 312-932-0006.

TANGO SUR 3763 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Argentine pianist Mauro Frosio plays tango. 773-477-5466.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Sat 7/14, 10 PM, Ivory Coast with Dr. Brad. 312-396-9426.

classical

NATALYA ANTONOVA piano (Schumann, Scriabin, Liszt). Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 7/6, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Emanuel Ax (Weber, Mozart, Mendelssohn). Sat 7/7, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with violinist Julia Fischer (Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich). Sun 7/8, 7 PM, William Eddins, conductor, with violinist Miriam Fried (Lorenz, Bruch, Debussy, Ravel). This program is followed by a Martin Theatre "postlude" concert featuring pianists William Eddins and Rei Hotoda (Poulenc, Debussy). 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Bruckner, Offenbach). Sun 7/8, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521 or 312-744-6630.

LARRY COMBS, LI QUO CHANG, AND DEBORAH SOBOL clarinet, viola, and piano, in a free concert (Mozart). Tue 7/10, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

DEARBORN GARDEN WALK AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

DU PAGE OPERA THEATRE Harold Bauer conducts Mozart's The Magic Flute. Sat 7/7, Tue 7/10, Fri 7/13, and Sat 7/14, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

FLYING SAUCER CAFE 1123 N. California: Tuesdays, 7 PM, guitarist Kurt David Phillips. 773-342-9076.

GIA MIA 324 Burr Ridge, Hinsdale: Restaurant. Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 6:30-9:30 PM, guitarist Goran Ivanovic. 630-734-0300.

GRANT PARK CHORUS Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with pianists Valentina Lisitsa and Alexei Kuznetsoff (Schubert, Part, Bruckner, Dvorak, Brahms). Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM, St. Paul Catholic Church, 2127 W. 22nd Pl. 312-742-4763.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Wed 7/11 and Fri 7/13, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with cellist Wendy Warner (Piston, Bernstein, Sibelius). Sat 7/14 and Sun 7/15, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with soprano Jonita Lattimore, contralto Karen Brunssen, tenor Jon Aler, the Grant Park Chorus, and the Chicago Children's Choir (Dohnanyi, Mendelssohn, Britten). 312-742-4763.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with organist David Schrader in a free concert (Copland, Piston, Colgrass). See Critic's Choice. Sat 7/7 and Sun 7/8, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-742-4763.

REBECCA HUNTER carillon. Sun 7/15, noon, St. Chrysostom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn. 312-944-1083.

JULIANI ENSEMBLE in a free recital (Persichetti, Debussy). Mon 7/9, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094 or 312-744-6630.

GEORGE LEPAUW piano, with the Eusia String Quartet (Brahms and others). Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

JULIA LITTLETON carillon. Sun 7/15, 6 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-7059.

JASON McDERMOTT AND TANYA FIEL cello and piano, in a free concert (Debussy, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Piazzolla). Free admission. Sat 7/7, 2 PM, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 773-278-4256.

EUGENIA MOLINER flute, in a free concert. Sat 7/14, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-782-3532.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE CHOIR, ORCHESTRA, AND WIND ENSEMBLE Free admission. Sat 7/7, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE GUITAR RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/6, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER RECITALS Free admission. Sun 7/8, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. Sun 7/15, 3 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 1965 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE WIND ENSEMBLE AND HONORS CHAMBER ENSEMBLES Don Owens, conductor, with saxophonist Chris Vadala. Fri 7/13, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER BAND AND NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE WIND ENSEMBLE John Lynch, conductor, with the New Horizons Band in a free concert. Wed 7/11, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ORCHESTRA with pianist Haysun Kang (Wagner, Beethoven, Mozart). Sun 7/8, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

GARRICK OHLSSON piano (Bach/Liszt, Liszt, Debussy). Thu 7/12, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

THE OLIVE BRANCH 617 N. Wells: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, guitarist Benjamin Munoz. 312-751-9600.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a free concert (Rossini, Copland, Dvorak). Sun 7/15, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521 or 312-744-6630.

RAVINIA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Leslie Dunner conducts a children's concert. Sat 7/7, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

ROEL SMIT carillon. Sun 7/8, 6 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-7059. Mon 7/9, 7 PM, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe. 847-835-5440.

ANDREAS THIEL piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Brahms, Grieg, Martinu). Free admission. Wed 7/11, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430 or 312-744-6630.

MARK VALENTI piano (Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Debussy). Thu 7/12, 6 PM, People's Music School, 931 W. Eastwood. 773-784-7032.

fairs & festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove: Fri 7/6, 2 PM, Ultimaxx, Shameila McKinnon; 3 PM, Heavenly Peterson, Cashus D.; 3:30 PM, Caribbean Flamzz; 4 PM, Andrea, Dorothy Anderson; 5 PM, Herb Kent, Shirley Bell; 6 PM, Alfred Wheeler; 6:15 PM, Chi-Lites; 6:30 PM, Greater Mount Carmel Combined Choirs; 7 PM, Betty Straks; 7:30 PM, Son of Jacob; 8 PM, Devon Brown with Dub Dis, Joseph Hollingsworth; 8:30 PM, Shinehead, Paulette Bush & the Chicago State University Choir; 9 PM, Keith Butler & the Delegation for Christ Chorale; 9:30 PM, Kim Butler & New Beginnings. Sat 7/7, 10 AM, Tubbis Sound; noon, Artistic; 1:25 PM, Pevon Everett & Seance Divine; 2 PM, Ras Lee; 2:55 PM, Cashus D.; 3 PM, Jim Palmore Vocal Chorale; 3:30 PM, Vanessa King; 4 PM, Mattie Houzah; 4:30 PM, Nelson Larkin & God's Posse; 5 PM, Indika with Rasta Kelly, Michael Ford & the New Joy Community Choir; 5:30 PM, Prentice Smith & Voices of Interfaith; 6 PM, Banda Rika, Stevie Jones & the Praise Tabernacle Choir; 7 PM, Universal Expressions, Ruben Burton & the Victory Travelers; 7:30 PM, Arthur Sutton & the Gift of Praise; 8 PM, Thomas Mapfumo (see Spot Check), Niles Bess; 8:30 PM, Judah Man; 9 PM, Michigan & Smiley, New City Mass Choir. Sun 7/8, 10 AM, Tubbis Sound; noon, Jorge from Yard; 2 PM, Shado; 3 PM, Jorge from Yard; 4 PM, Flex Crew, Robinson Family; 4:30 PM, Perri Mitchell; 5 PM, Tubbis Sound, Youth Culture Initiative; 5:30 PM, Carl Brown & the Solid Gold Band, Pevon Everett & Seance Divine; 6 PM, Gospel Slide with Dana & Ella; 6:15 PM, Karl Watson & the New Dynamics; 6:45 PM, Calypso Rose; 7 PM, Son of Jacob; 7:30 PM, Joseph Hollingsworth; 8:30 PM, Half Pint. 312-559-1212.

BENFEST St. Benedict Church, 2215 W. Irving Park: Sun 7/8, 6:30 PM, Midnight Renegade. 773-588-6484.

BRIGHTON PARK LITHUANIAN FAIR Western between 47th and 49th: Fri 7/6, 6 PM, Guitars & Cadillacs. Sat 7/7, 2 PM, Algis Barnikas Band; 6 PM, Nightlife. Sun 7/8, 2 PM, Algis Barnikas Band; 6 PM, Guitars & Cadillacs, Nightlife. 773-847-0664.

CELEBRATE STATE STREET Wed 7/11, Block 37 Stage, State and Washington: 11:30 AM, Dooleys; 3 PM, Route 66; 4 PM, R-Gang. Daley Center Plaza Stage, 50 W. Washington: 10 AM, Paulinho Garcia Duo; 1 PM, Island Grooves; 3:30 PM, Route 66; 6 PM, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Thu 7/12, Block 37 Stage: 11:30 PM, Heartsfield; 1:45 PM, Blind Man's Bluff; 4:30 PM, Gentlemen of Leisure. Daley Center Plaza Stage: 10 AM, Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band; 1 PM, Blind Man's Bluff; 6:30 PM, Al Rose & the Transcendos. Fri 7/13, Block 37 Stage: 10 AM, Off Broadway; 1 PM, B.B.I.; 5 PM, Phil Barron & Jump City. Daley Plaza Stage: noon, Gallery 37 Latin Big Band & Singers; 3 PM, Joanie Pallatto & Friends; 6:30 PM, Montgomery Street. Sat 7/14, Block 37 Stage: 11 AM, Joel Daly & Prairie Moon; 3:30 PM, Lynne Jordan; 6:30 PM, Buckinghams. Daley Center Plaza Stage: 10:15 AM, Happiness Club; 12:30 PM, Ralph's World; 2 PM, Fabulous Fishheads; 5 PM, Riptones. Sun 7/15, 11:30 AM, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames; 3 PM, Blooze Brothers & the Uptown Rhythm Express; 6:15 PM, Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone. Daley Center Plaza Stage: 10 AM, Dave Rudolf & Friends; 1 PM, Public I; 2 PM, Fabulous Fishheads; 5 PM, Jorge from Yard. 312-782-9160.

CHICAGO FOLK & ROOTS FESTIVAL Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside: Sat 7/14, 1:30 PM, Idy Ciss; 2 PM, Special Music by Special People; 3 PM, Ulele, Everardo Rey y Su Flota Musical; 3:15 PM, Laurie Berkner; 4:30 PM, Super Rail Band of Bamako; 5 PM, Tricia Sebastian & Coro de las Americas; 5:15 PM, Chicago Cajun Aces; 6:15 PM, Coco Merenson; 7:30 PM, EE Marching Band; 8 PM, Femi Kuti & Positive Force. Sun 7/15, noon, Sacred Harp Singers; 2 PM, Lush Budgett; 3 PM, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, Chicago Samba; 3:15 PM, Ralph Covert; 4:15 PM, Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks; 5:15 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms; 6 PM, Flatlanders; 8 PM, Michelle Shocked. Festival also features music and dance workshops and entertainment for children. 773-728-6000.

DEARBORN GARDEN WALK AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL features classical music at 1400 N. Dearborn: Sun 7/15, 1:30 PM, Chicago Sinfonietta Quintet; 2:45 PM, Tremont Winds. 312-632-1241.

DuSABLE MUSEUM ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Washington Park, 57th and Cottage Grove: Sat 7/14, noon, West Indian Folk Drummers; 4 PM, Roderick Harper Trio; 6:30 PM, Bethany Pickens Trio. Sun 7/15, 1 PM, South Side Chamber Orchestra; 2 PM, Ken Chaney Quartet; 4 PM, Dana; 6:30 PM, Kwame & Wan Afrika. 773-947-0600, ext. 272.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL Gebhard Woods State Park, 250 Ottawa, Morris: Sat 7/14 and Sun 7/15, 10 AM-6 PM, Mike Anderson, Sandy Andina, Any Old Tyme, Cathy Barton & Dave Para, Cathy Ciolac & Art Lang, Kat Eggleston, Steve Endsley, Barbara Hale Ernst, Sherri Farley, Tull Glazener, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams, Barbara Milosevich, Bill Robinson & friends, Jerry Santoni, Jessica Schaeffer, Anna Stange, Stay Tuned String Band, Ed Trickett, Bill & Sharon Van Dusen, Dan Zahn & Chris McNamara. Festival also features music workshops and children's activities. 708-331-6875.

HEAT Southport and Cortland: Sat 7/14, 1 PM, Bandoleros; 3 PM, Plastics Hi-Fi; 5 PM, Peking Turtle; 7 PM, Liquid Soul. Sun 7/15, 10:30 AM, Denise LaGrassa; 12:30 PM, Voodoo Kings; 4:30 PM, Howard & the White Boys; 6:30 PM, Underwater People. 312-421-7672, ext. 22.

HOFFMAN ESTATES FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL Village Hall grounds, 1900 Hassell, Hoffman Estates: Fri 7/6, 6:30 PM, Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute); 8 PM, Heartache Tonight (Eagles tribute); 9:30 PM, Marshall Tucker Band. Sat 7/7, 4 PM, Compliments; 6:30 PM, Fairlanes; 8:30 PM, Tommy James & the Shondells; 9:45 PM, Infinity. Sun 7/8, 2 PM, Vito Zatto; 4:30 PM, Badfinger; 6:30 PM, Rocks (Aerosmith tribute); 8:30 PM, Big People. 847-781-2660.

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Fri 7/13, 6 PM-midnight, Sat 7/14, noon-midnight, and Sun 7/15, noon-11 PM, Prodigals, Paddy Reilly & others. 773-282-7035

NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FAMILY FEST Irving Park and Rockwell: Fri 7/13, 7 PM, Fleeting Heart (Fleetwood Mac/Heart tribute); 8:30 PM, MST (UFO/Michael Schenker tribute). Sat 7/14, 6:30 PM, Insane Killer Penguins; 7:15 PM, Pain Killer (Judas Priest tribute); 8:45 PM, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute). Sun 7/15, 7 PM, Plain Jane; 8 PM, Strain Busy Sky. 773-463-4161.

ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK Lincoln from Belmont to Roscoe and Melrose from Lincoln to Paulina: Sat 7/7, noon, Ophur, Turnstyles, Joel Frankel; 2 PM, Calico Cats, True Vibe, Simmering, Famous Brothers; 3:15 PM, Poundseven; 4 PM, Underwater People, Strain Busy Sky, Holy Goat City Drum Circle; 4:15 PM, Colony; 6 PM, 40 Piece Choir, Quantum Leep, Swinging Lovehammers; 8 PM, Robbie Fulks, Mr. Blotto, Bumpus. Sun 7/8, noon, Jennifer Peterson, Mag Scrambler, Mike McKune; 1:30 PM, Seven Day Run, the Dog & Everything, Mike McKune; 2 PM, Poundseven, Chris Faccione; 3:30 PM, Generations, Colony, Pleasing Betty; 4 PM, Route 66; 5 PM, Maggie Speaks, Dan Darrah Band, Johnny Socko; 7 PM, Mighty Blue Kings, Mike & Joe, Domestic Problems. 773-665-4582.

ST. ANDREW GREEK FESTIVAL St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N. Sheridan: Sun 7/8, 3-11 PM, Linardakis Band. 773-334-4515.

ST. MICHAEL'S ARTS & CRAFTS & POLKA FESTIVAL St. Michael's Church, 7313 N. Waukegan, Niles: Sat 7/14, 2 PM, Pensionaires. 847-647-8398.

ST. SYMPHOROSA FAMILY FEST St. Symphorosa Parish, Austin between 61st and 63rd: Fri 7/13, 7 PM, Dancing Noodles. Sat 7/14, 1 PM, Incognito; 6 PM, talent show; 7 PM, Legends. Sun 7/15, 1 PM, Stas Bulanda Polka Band, Devlin & Dietel; 6 PM, Music Company. 773-767-1523.

TASTE OF CHICAGO See page 66.

TASTE OF ELMWOOD PARK Seventh between Grand and Fullerton, Elmwood Park: Fri 7/6, 4:30 PM, Saville Row; 6:30 PM, Deja Vu; 8:30 PM, Intrigue. Sat 7/7, 2 PM, Happiness Club; 3:30 PM, Andy Martello; 5 PM, Jack Miuccio with the Jimmy Volpe Band; 6:30 PM, Dick Contino with the Jimmy Volpe Band; 8:30 PM, Chameleon. 773-625-0506.

TASTE OF LOMBARD Madison Meadow Park, Madison and Westmore, Lombard: Fri 7/6, 6 PM, Thomas Yurik Band; 8 PM, Jostelen Weed; 10 PM, Eddie Money. Sat 7/7, 2 PM, Del Souls; 4 PM, Eleventh Hour; 6 PM, National Drag; 8 PM, Doll House; 10 PM, Jimmie Van Zant. Sun 7/8, 3:30 PM, the Sound & the Fury; 5:30 PM, Cryan' Shames. 630-932-4812.

WOODSTOCK FOLK FESTIVAL Woodstock Square, Dean and Van Buren, Woodstock: Sun 7/15, 12:30 PM, Dave Fox & Will Branch; 1:15 PM, Shank's Pony; 2 PM, Amy Beth; 2:45 PM, Four Shillings Short; 3:30 PM, Acie Cargill; 4:15 PM, Kathy O'Hara & Diana Laffey; 5 PM, Small Potatoes; 5:45 PM, "final all-sing." 815-338-4245.

miscellaneous

EDGE O' TOWN SWEET ADELINES Free concert. Sun 7/15, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 7/8, 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" features music by Nancy Walker & friends. 773-878-5552.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Sat 7/7, 7 PM, Japanese percussion ensemble Maiko, indigenous flutes with Baltazar, Erin Mosher & Ugochi, bamboo player Prem, E. Donald Two Rivers, Mars, Baltazar Castillo, Mario, and DJ Red Lox. 773-381-3042.

RAICES TROPICALES Children's concert of Puerto Rican music. Sun 7/15, 2 PM, Chicago Children's Museum, Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand. 312-527-1000.

RED WHITE & BRASS Free concert. Sat 7/7, 7:30 PM, Waldorf Tabernacle, Des Plaines Methodist Camp, 1250 Campground Rd., Des Plaines. 847-824-4924.

MICHAEL REICHART/NEEBIN MAKWAH Free Native American flute performance in the cafe. Sun 7/15, 1 PM, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 13 W. Rand, Arlington Heights. 847-259-5304.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Fri 7/6, Miguel Mendez. Tue 7/10, Steppers Dance Party with Ken Watkins & friends. Wed 7/11 through Sun 7/15, Celebrate State Street (see Fairs & Festivals). 312-346-3278.

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