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Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

AC ROCK Fri 7/20, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

TREY ANASTASIO Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

ANCIENT GREEKS Free concert. Fri 7/20, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

JEN ANELLO Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 4553 N. Lincoln. 773-878-5609.

TED ANSANI Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 601 N. Martingale, Schaumburg. 847-605-0476.

JASON ANTONE Sat 7/28, 8 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-935-6860.

AREA: ONE with Moby, Outkast, Incubus, Roots, Nelly Furtado, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox, the Orb, Rinoscerose, Kevin Saunderson. Wed 7/25, 3 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

ATMOSPHERIC AUDIO CHAIR Free concert with Miles Maeda, Josh Werner, Mystic Bill, and Tom Pazen. Sat 7/21, 2-6 PM, Burnham Park, 31st and Lake Shore Dr. 773-251-0774.

BARLOWGIRL Free concert. Sat 7/28, 7:30 PM, Waldorf Tabernacle, Des Plaines Methodist Camp, 1250 Campground Rd., Des Plaines. 847-824-4924.

BLUE MAN GROUP Free in-store "surround sound demonstration" and discussion. Fri 7/20, 6 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

BORDERBEND Sat 7/21, 8 PM, Quimby's, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

JOHN BROWN & SONS OF THE SOIL Free performances. Fri 7/27, 7:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909. Sat 7/28, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

T BONE BURNETT with Steppenwolf Ensemble member Martha Plimpton and crime writer James Ellroy as part of the "Traffic" series. Mon 7/23, 7:30 PM, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. 312-335-1650.

AL CARVER Free outdoor concert. Fri 7/20, 11 AM-2 PM, at the park on York & Western, Blue Island. 708-388-5735.

SUMMER CHANCE Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 1070 W. Bryn Mawr. 773-271-1998.

CHICAGO ROSE Fri 7/27, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 1340 Patriot, Glenview. 847-657-3124.

CIRRUS FALCON Sat 7/21, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 3116 S. Rte. 59, Naperville. 630-922-1693.

ERIC CLAPTON, DOYLE BRAMHALL II & SMOKESTACK Tue 7/24 and Wed 7/25, 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

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.

CRISTIAN Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

WES CUNNINGHAM Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 210 W. North. 312-867-0187.

CAROLYN DEAN, STEVE RICHARDS Tribute to Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond. Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Kane County Events Center Picnic Area, Kirk & Cherry, Geneva. 630-208-9567.

DOWN IN FLAMES, DEFINITE CHOICE, KILLING TREE Sun 7/29, 6 PM, Snapcult, 1035 W. Lake. 773-517-4785.

FELICIA FIELDS & TABLE FOR FIVE Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

FIELDS OF FIRE, IN CONTROL, LIFESETSTRUGGLE Sun 7/22, 6 PM, Snapcult, 1035 W. Lake. 773-517-4785.

FUNKADESI Free concert. Thu 7/26, 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.

GINUWINE, CASE Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

RUBEN GONZALEZ & IBRAHAM FERRER, BOUBACAR TRAORE Tue 7/24, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

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 performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, Renaissance Place, 1849 Green Bay, Highland Park. 847-432-8806.

HIP NOZ Free in-store performance. Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

JANET JACKSON Thu 7/26 through Sat 7/28, 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

JETHRO TULL Sold out. Sat 7/21, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-559-1212.

JOURNEY, PETER FRAMPTON, JOHN WAITE Sun 7/22, 6 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

DAG JUHLIN Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 2023 W. Roscoe. 773-281-6272.

LAKE EFFECT, ANDY BRYANT Free "Rising: Asian American Songs of Chicago" concert. Wed 7/25, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

LARVAL Free in-store performance; see Critic's Choice. Sun 7/22, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

LATIN RHYTHMS Free outdoor concert. Fri 7/27, 11 AM-2 PM, at the park on York & Western, Blue Island. 708-388-5735.

CATHERINE LORD, KAT TAYLOR Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

RICHARD MARX Fri 7/27, 7 and 10 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

CHRIS MILLS Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 5300 N. Clark. 773-728-2777.

MOODS Free outdoor concert. Fri 7/20, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, South Stolp between Galena Blvd. and Downer Place, Aurora. 630-844-3640.

JOAN OSBORNE, DOUBLE TROUBLE Benefit for Lincoln Park Zoo. Fri 7/27, 7 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 312-742-2283.

JENNIFER PETERSON BAND Free concert. Fri 7/27, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS, JACKSON BROWNE Fri 7/20, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

QUANTUM LEEP, WICKED GARDEN, MR. SPARKLE Sat 7/28, 9 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

RAMMSTEIN, GODHEAD, CROSSBREED Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

REEL BIG FISH, GOLDFINGER, ZEBRAHEAD, HOMEGROWN, RIDDLIN' KIDS Sat 7/28, 6:15 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

ELLEN ROSNER Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 6738 N. Sheridan. 773-743-0417.

REBECCA ST. JAMES, AMONG THORNS Sun 7/22, 4 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

DICK SARLO ORCHESTRA performs ballroom music at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/29, 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.

JESSE SCINTO & THE DIGNITARIES Sat 7/21, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 215 S. Rte. 83, Elmhurst. 630-834-3026.

SENSATIONAL SALAMI BROTHERS Free concert. Fri 7/27, 7 PM, North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski. 312-744-1252.

JON SPIEGAL Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

STARDUST 2 All-ages electronic music in two rooms, with Frankie Bones, DJ Funk, Mixin' Marc, Alex Peace, DJ 3D, Jes One, DJ Loverboy, DJ Caffeine, Miss Hollie, Acid Man, Billy the Kid, Demetri Nocturnal, Chris Tomasone, Confusion, Jimmy & Sean Tripp. Sat 7/28, 9 PM-6 AM, Harvey Expo Center, 17100 S. Halsted, Harvey. 630-582-7006.

SCOTT STENTEN Free performance. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 932 N. Rush. 312-951-5436.

JOE STRUMMER & THE MESCALEROS Free in-store performance. Fri 7/27, 6 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

TAMARA Free concert. Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM, Waldorf Tabernacle, Des Plaines Methodist Camp, 1250 Campground Rd., Des Plaines. 847-824-4924.

TESLA Sat 7/21, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

GLENN TILBROOK, MARSHALL CRENSHAW, LIAM & STEVE Sat 7/28, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

TRIO ELAN Free concert. Sun 7/22, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

PHIL VARCHETTA ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/22, 3 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 2 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

FRANK WINKLER Free concert. Sun 7/29, 5 PM, Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt. 312-742-7887.

WOTAPALAVA with Pet Shop Boys, Soft Cell, Magnetic Fields, Rufus Wainwright, Junior Vasquez & others. Sun 7/29, 5:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

PETE YORN Free in-store performance; see Spot Check. Mon 7/23, noon, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music. Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Strain Busy Sky, Echosend, Earl. Sat 7/21, 9 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Fitz & the Celts with Michael McDermott, Dan & Kev. Fri 7/27, 9 PM, Monte Montegomery, Mary Lou Lord. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Phil Rockrohr & the Lifters, Llama. 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.

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.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: No cover; music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Hit Gone Bad, Gravetones. Sat 7/21, Bullet, Hammerlane. Sundays, Fuego da Burnah, DJs Stranjah & Marcus B. spin reggae. Mondays, DJ Pap G. spins dancehall. Tuesdays, DJs spin classic rock, metal, rockabilly & punk. Wednesdays, DJ Machete & the Faded One, hip-hop open mike. Thursdays, DJs Jahson, Ivan & ALO spin reggae & hip-hop. Fri 7/27, Deans, Returnables. Sat 7/28, Go-Go Devils. 773-395-3002.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 7/20, benefit for the March of Dimes with Hundo, Sister Child, Gelheads. Sat 7/21, Kameron Fry, Benjamin Allen Band, Aerosol Halo. Sun 7/22, Torch Lilly. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/24, Nakid, Color, Four Letter Story. Wed 7/25, Flip Way, Moist Guitars. Thu 7/26, Penis Flytrap, Frankenstein. Fri 7/27, benefit for the March of Dimes with Tijuana Hercules, Sunshine Delay, Brother Lowdown. Sat 7/28, benefit for the HIV Coalition with Poundseven, Ditch Farulla, Sono. 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 (Fri 7/27, DJ Nosmo). Saturdays, DJs Christopher Robin & Greg Haus spin trance and progressive house (Sat 7/21, DJ Pulz-8). Sundays, DJs spin funk, punk, alternative, and rock. Mondays, DJ Boa spins retro music. Tuesdays, DJ Ralphi Rosario. Wednesdays, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. Thursdays, 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. Thu 7/26, DJ Steve Melvage, DJ Joe Buddha. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/20, Black Cuntry Rock, Bizarro, Jezzebelles. Sat 7/21, Ruck La' Rou, Wendy Debias, Whisper Campaign, West of Wakefield. Thu 7/26, Kleinfelter, Explanation, Mongrel. Fri 7/27, Panic Buttons, Strong Come Ons, Mighty John Waynes, Mystery Girls. Sat 7/28, Your Mom SRO, Mumbo Jumbo, Drexel. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Andre Harris. Saturdays, DJ Nique, Mike Steele. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty. Tuesdays, Anacron. Wed 7/25, DJ R.A.W., 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 7/20, 10 PM, Naomi Ashley. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Roots Rock Society. Sundays, 8 PM, Shirley Bock sings cabaret. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Matt Weber. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Justin Planasch & the Downpours. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Rockin' Billy. 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. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night" with Terrapin Flyer. Wednesdays, Chicago Horns. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/20, Entrinzic. Sat 7/21, Res Upsa Roquitor. Wednesdays, open jam session. Fri 7/27, Timeless. Sat 7/28, Jack Salamander. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Jets. Sat 7/21, Professor John. Wednesdays, acoustic jam session with Arthur Lee. 773-528-0888.

BUMPERS 312 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/20, Slip Mickey. Fri 7/27, Fluid, X-Side. Sat 7/28, Camouflage Guru. 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 7/22, Akire Bubar. 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 7/20, Douglas & Tucker. Sat 7/21, Eric Howell. Fri 7/27, 9:30 PM, Beatle Brothers. Sat 7/28, Bryan Harrell. 847-256-8870.

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.

CAFE EXPRESS 615 Dempster, Evanston: Sat 7/21, 8 PM, "Read" spoken word showcase followed by an open mike. 847-864-1868.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, the Shiv, Endless. Fri 7/27, Sabrosa. 312-922-6392.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 7/21, Chris Mills. Sun 7/22, Paulina Hollers. Sun 7/29, Sinister Luck Ensemble. 773-384-2547.

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

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Wed 7/25, 9 PM, Rick "Elvis" Saucedo. 847-647-8282.

CHARLEY HORSE 39 Orland Square Dr., Orland Park: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/21, Brothers in Arms. Thu 7/26, Gary Stratton Band. Fri 7/27, Mojo Jojo. 708-460-1771.

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. Fri 7/27, Boy George (DJ set), DJs John Curley & Chad Sommer. 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. Fridays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Saturdays, Leddie Garcia. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, DJ Skribble. 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. 773-489-0379.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays after 10 PM. Sundays, DJ Gol "D." 312-427-1774.

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 (7/26 with Shawn Martin & Robert MacDonald). 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 7/20, Peking Turtle, Fly Williams. Sat 7/21, Pat McCurdy. Wednesdays, open mike. Thu 7/26, acoustic jam session hosted by Seven Day Run with the Gist. Fri 7/27, Simmering. Sat 7/28, Kate Brunner, Soulfix, Almighty Rogers, Gertrude, Pete Special Band. 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. Sat 7/28, Chris Gin. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 7/20, 9:30 PM, Johnny Socko, Push Down & Turn, Fenster. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Shaffer Street, Pleasing Betty, Air This Side of Caution. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thu 7/26, 9 PM, Mike & Joe. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Strain Busy Sky, Pepper's Ghost. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Slaveship, Gidgets Ga Ga, Bamboo Grove. Sun 7/29, 10 PM, M-80s. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Restaurant with music at 10:30 PM on weekends. Fri 7/20, Underwater People. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Retro Russ spins music of the 70s and 80s. Fri 7/27, Rubber. 847-541-4700.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 7/23, 10 PM, Daniel Givens (no cover). 773-489-6457.

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 7/20 and Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Tony Gibson & Chuck Larkin; 10:30 PM, Gillian Kelly. Sat 7/21, 8 and 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader. Sundays, 7 PM, Beth Bergmann (tribute to Kurt Weill). Mon 7/23, 8 PM, McKinley Carter. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Dina Joy Byrd. Thursdays, 8 PM, Erin McDougald. Sat 7/28, 8 PM, Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader. 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. Fri 7/20, DJs Kris, Ben & John. Sun 7/22, DJs Jason & Craig. Mon 7/23, DJ Mike B. spins punk. Tue 7/24, DJ Kenny. Wed 7/25, DJ Jon Langford spins country & western. Thu 7/26, DJ Chuck Wren spins ska. Fri 7/27, MC Fester 9000 DJs spin (tribute to Mick Jagger). 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/20, 10 PM, Starch Martins, Sons of Jorel, Gidgets Ga-Ga. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Turner Joy, Gaberdine, Torben Floor. Tue 7/24, 10 PM, Beige Soft Rock DJ Squad (in the Dirt Room). Wed 7/25, 9 PM, Great Apes, Craving Theo. Thu 7/26, 9 PM, Spirit Caravan (see Spot Check), Altamont, Fireball Ministry, Bellvue. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Great Crusades, Ass Ponys, Tarts. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Steepwater Band, Old #8, John Brown & Sons of the Soil. 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 7/20, Agent 66. Sat 7/21, Video Stars. Tuesdays, Modern Day Romeos, Wojdyla (no cover). Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 7/27, Rubber. 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 7/20, Core, Sofa King. Sat 7/21, Maggie Speaks, Seers Poncho. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 45s. Wednesdays, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers. Thursdays, Quantum Leep. Fri 7/27, Seventh Heaven. Sat 7/28, Fair Warning. 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 7/20, Synge, Jeep, Busted Bottle. Sat 7/21, 9 PM, the Alarm; 11:30 PM, New Duncan Imperials. Sundays, Sumo. Mon 7/23, Garbo Swag, Onlys. Tue 7/24, Silicon Honey, Vultures Are Lovebirds, Strange Friends. Wed 7/25, Meqqa, Cudahy, Jonny Polonski. Thu 7/26, Verb, Tony Baines, Rugged Science. Fri 7/27, Segway, King Super, Over Easy. Sat 7/28, Bumpus, Eddie Mack. Sun 7/29, Sumo, 3 Card Guts. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Highway: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/20, Empty Can Band. Sat 7/21, Sober Dozi. Fri 7/27, Statik. Sat 7/28, Everyman. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, 9:30 PM, Add N to (X) (see Spot Check), Pulseprogramming, DMS, Mark 4. Sat 7/21, Sweep the Leg Johnny, Red Monkey (see Spot Check), Jill Brazil. Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Lozenge, Larval (see Critic's Choice), Mark Cunningham's Convolution (see Critic's Choice); 10 PM, "Version" with DJs Josh Abrams, Jacob Ross & Fred Wells. Mon 7/23, 9:30 PM, American Steel, Honor System, Arrivals. Thu 7/26, 8:30 PM, Him, Alex Blake (see Critic's Choice), Abilene, the Double. Fri 7/27, 9 PM, Bellini, Sterling, 41 Rivers, Fred Weaver. Sat 7/28, TRS-80, K-Rad, DJ Hamster & Bunnyhug. Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Volta Do Mar, Roots of Orchis, Goldsmith Jones; 10 PM, "Version" with DJ Jacob Ross. 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.

ENNUI CAFE 6981 N. Sheridan: Fri 7/20, 9:30 PM, Brian Sharpe, Toy Band. 773-973-2233.

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

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY Maple & Rte. 53, Lisle: Fri 7/20, 7:30 PM, Kevin Cline. Sun 7/22, noon, Dave Gessner; 3 PM, pianist Abi; 6 PM, Randy Amundsen. 630-435-5288.

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, 9 PM, DJs spin hits from the 70s and 80s. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 PM, dueling pianos. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 7/20, 6 PM, Citizen Fish, Tossers, Honor System; 10 PM, Quintron, Flossie & the Unicorns, 25 Suaves. Sat 7/21, 7 PM, Vic Vacume & the Attachments, Pavers, Monster Trux, Full. Sun 7/22, 5 PM, Tom Sawyer, Frontside, Nineteen of Salem, Northshore; 9 PM, Holy Childhood. Mon 7/23, 5 PM, Boy Sets Fire, Rise Against, Movielife, Thursday, This Machine Kills; 10 PM, Semi-automatic. Tue 7/24, 6 PM, Lawrence Arms, American Steel, No More. Wed 7/25, 8 PM, Watchers, Del Rey, Common Cold, Migration Trap. Thu 7/26, 6 PM, Soophie Nun Squad, La Mantra de Fhiqria, Now, Ruheada. Fri 7/27, 7 PM, Hubcap, Haymarket Riot, Double, Roots of Orchis, Potomac Accord. Sat 7/28, 5 PM, Despite, Malefaction, Handshake Murders, A Day's Refrain; 9 PM, benefit for Guerrilla Radio with Three Dollar Bill, Sonido Inquieto. Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Rebreather, Plan a Project. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/20, 10 PM, Waco Brothers, Urban Twang. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Ian Moore Action Company (see Spot Check), Reckless Kelly. Tue 7/24, 8 PM, open stage with the Tuesday Night Allstars. Thu 7/26, 9 PM, T.J. Dennis Band, the What. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Riptones, Hillbillys From Space. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Webb Wilder, Kevin Gordon, Juleps. 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 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Smalls. Fri 7/27, Dysfunktion. Sat 7/28, Slip Mickey. 630-963-8836.

FRANK'S 4501 W. Belmont: Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, Freeform Sessions. 773-935-4329.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/20, Blind Roosevelts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). 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.

FUTUREWORLD 1744 E. 55th: Cyber cafe and deli with music at 8 PM. Sat 7/28, Danger Mouse. 773-256-1570.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/21, Justin Planasch & the Downpours with Ric Salazar. Fri 7/27, Dead Steel Mill, Infamous. 773-489-5471.

GAMEKEEPERS 345 W. Armitage: Music after 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Fair Warning (Van Halen tribute band), Homage Sun. 773-549-0400.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 7/20, 5:30 PM, Geoffrey Cuellar; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Saturdays, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Beckie Menzie. Mon 7/23, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, David Gallagher & Beckie Menzie. Tue 7/24, 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. Fri 7/27, 5:30 PM, Mark Farris; 9 PM, Rudy de la Mor. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 7/20, 7:30 PM, Andy Rabenstein & Steve Goers; 9:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 7/22, 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 7/24, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. Wed 7/25, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 7/26, 5:30 PM, Jared Michaels; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 7/27, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 7/28, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 7/29, 6 PM, Honey West & Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. 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 7/24, 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. Fri 7/27, Word on the Streets. Sat 7/28, Blind Roosevelts. 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.

GOVNOR'S PUB 207 N. State: No cover. Wed 7/25, 7 PM, Switchback. 312-236-3696.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: Fri 7/20, 10 PM, Speargrass (no cover). 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 7/20, Matt Weber, Pimps, Troy. Sat 7/21, Converter, Asche, Morganstern. Thu 7/26, Magnesium, Nerve Tonic. Fri 7/27, the Good, Growth Ltd. Sat 7/28, Morris Miners, Joe Armstrong. 773-472-5139.

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 7/21, 9:30 PM, Mike & Gina. Wed 7/25, 10 PM, Saraphine, Sober Dozi, Waste. Thu 7/26, 10 PM, Selective Recall. Sat 7/28, 9:30 PM, Blissfield. 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.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Fri 7/20, 7 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. 773-381-3042.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Wingnuts, Gravy Boat, Fallen Angels, Sunshine Delay. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Athletic, Bob Schaeffer & the Midnight Unicorn, Quatre Tete. Sun 7/22, 7 PM, benefit for Blackstone Bicycle Shop with Polkaholics, John Greenfield's Rock Band, and Back Wash. Mon 7/23, 9:30 PM, Leroy Bach & Edward Burch (no cover). Thu 7/26, 9:30 PM, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, DeVotchka. Fri 7/27, 9:30 PM, A-Z Consolidated, Ancient Greeks, Judah Johnson. 773-227-4433.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Reggae, soca, punta, and soul music at 9 PM. Fridays, steppers dance party. Sat 7/21, Chico Ramos, Karl Watson & the New Dynamics, DJ Myke Wade. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 7/21 and Sun 7/22, 8 PM, Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six, Jellyeye Drum Theatre, Shu Shubat, DJ Luxtone. Tue 7/24, 9 PM, dance performance Dark Fantasy with music by Apartment and DJ Rob DeBasko. Wed 7/25, 8 PM, "Backyard Variety Show" hosted by Douglas Grew. Fri 7/27, 9 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement follows readings by the "Musicality of Poetry Series X: Music as Activism, the Legacy and Lyric of the Black Arts Movement" (at 7 PM). 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. Sun 7/22, Jackyl, Rev Luv, Custom On It. Tue 7/24, Sentidos Opuestos. Wed 7/25 and Thu 7/26, 6:30 PM, Get Up Kids, Saves the Day (see Spot Check), Dashboard Confessional, Hey Mercedes (Wed 7/25 sold out). Fri 7/27, Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Sat 7/28, Brian Setzer '68 Comeback Special, Trip Daddies (sold out). Sun 7/29, 6:15 PM, Cradle of Filth, Nile, God Forbid, Synnecrosis. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Sat 7/28, 9 PM, Felix & the Cats. 312-245-0333.

IGGY'S 700 N. Milwaukee: Sat 7/21, 4 PM-4 AM, Poi Dog Pondering, Spanish Fly, Spheres of Influence, DJs Derrick Carter, Jesse de la Pena, Dayhota, Hello Kitty, Sativa, Matt Warren, Jevon Jackson, Dave Britton, Brian Borden, AM/PM, DJ Mood, Mickey Int'l, Aaron & others (call 773-782-2700 for more information). 312-829-4449.

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. Sundays, Dub Dis. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Hot Buttered Soul. Sat 7/28, 8:30 PM, Liquid Soul. 312-266-2400.

J.J. KELLEY'S 2445 Bernice, Lansing: Wed 7/25, 8 PM, Spock's Beard. 708-474-9977.

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 7/20, Trippin' Billies, Finneus. Sat 7/21, RPM, Core, DJ Finesse. Wednesdays, Maggie's Weed. Fri 7/27, Underwater People, the Ruse; Sigmund Snopek III (in the front room). Sat 7/28, Spazmatics; Sigmund Snopek III (in the front room). 312-337-3486.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fri 7/20, DJ Tim O. spins hip-hop. Sat 7/21, DJ Izzi spins deep house. Tuesdays, DJs spin trip-hop. 773-477-3330.

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. Thursdays, DJs Brent, Jig & Ryan spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B. 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. 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 7/20, Butterside Down, Mer. Wed 7/25, Acoustalingus. Fri 7/27, Dan Darrah Band. Sat 7/28, Synge, Holding, Mercury, Raine. 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. Thursdays, open mike. 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 PARK ATHLETIC CLUB 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin Sundays through Fridays, 10 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM. 773-477-3661.

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

LITHIUM 1124 W. Belmont: DJs spin nightly 9 PM-2 AM. Sat 7/28, DJ Uncle Milty. 773-477-6513.

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: Fri 7/20, 10 PM, Naked & Shameless, Yes Men, E-Mics. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, King Candy, Disposable Pets, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone. Sun 7/22, 8 PM, Soulfix, E-Mics. Tue 7/24, 8 PM, Animus, Almighty Rogers (no cover). Wed 7/25, 9 PM, Jesters, Swag, Mer. Thursdays, 9:45 PM, Sonic Voodoo Night, Jeff Freling (no cover). Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Pete Special Band. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Milk Plow. Sun 7/29, 10 PM, Jan James. 773-871-3757.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Bionic Finger. 312-957-0460.

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. Fri 7/20, Ian Moore Action Company (see Spot Check), David Zollo. Sat 7/21, Dhamba 8, Spies Who Surf. Tue 7/24, J-200, Delafields. Wed 7/25, MVP, Dragonfly. Thu 7/26, Personals, Multivitamins. Fri 7/27, Novasonic Down Hyperspace, Detholz, Baroo, Sanoponic. Sat 7/28, Sour Deluxe, Moxy Blue, Pet Lover, Crumble. 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.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 7/20, 6:30 PM, Hellshock, Life Without, Sound & Fury, Crash Poet. Sat 7/21, 6:30 PM, Flickerstick, Wolfie, Ruby Horse, Greenwheel. Sun 7/22, 6:30 PM, Split-habit, Penny & the Loafers, Close Enough, Short Arm Trick. Mon 7/23, 7 PM, Get Up Kids, Saves the Day (see Spot Check), Dashboard Confessional, Hot Rod Circuit (sold out). Tue 7/24, 7 PM, Get Up Kids, Alkaline Trio, Saves the Day (see Spot Check), Dashboard Confessional (sold out). Fri 7/27, 6:30 PM, Kill Hannah, Iffy, Marvel Kind, Ego Static, DJ Tommie Sunshine. Sat 7/28, 6:30 PM, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon the Chef, Outfitters, Quella. Sun 7/29, 6:30 PM, Knockout, Don't Look Down, August Premier, Ecuador. 773-549-0203.

MIKE & DENISE'S 1760 N. Farnsworth, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Dae. 630-820-7447.

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 7/21, Scott Free, Strangers as Heroes, Cats & Jammers. Tue 7/24 and Thu 7/26, live rock bands perform. Wed 7/25, karaoke hosted by Terry Garcia. 773-486-7774.

THE NATURAL 6535 Joliet, LaGrange: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/21, Statik. Sat 7/28, 4cast. 708-354-6020.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sat 7/21, 11:30 AM, Lake Effect; 4 PM, Butterside Down; 8:30 PM, MacPherson & the Struts. Sun 7/22, 1 PM, Hillbillys From Space; 5:30 PM, Dooleys. Mon 7/23, 5:30 PM, DJ Jim Jensen. Tue 7/24, 4 PM, British Export. Wed 7/25, 3:30 PM, Planet Strange; 8 PM, Thomas Yurik Band. Fri 7/27, 3:30 PM, Deja Vu; 8 PM, Streetlife. Sat 7/28, 11:30 AM, User Friendly; 4 PM, the Buzz; 8:30 PM, Us Project. Sun 7/29, 1 PM, Montgomery Street; 5:30 PM, Arthur Lee Band. 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: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/21, Custom Sound, Sonorous Hat. Wed 7/25, Lavender. 773-728-5010.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 7/20, 10 PM, Boliver Shagnasty Brass Band, Dan Warner & friends. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Ruiners, Split-habit. Mon 7/23, 9 PM, DJs Tee Bot & Anomaly, D-Double. Thu 7/26, 9:30 PM, Riptones, Covered in Honey, Lush Budgett. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, North Atlantic. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Pepper's Ghost, Last Drag. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Dan Zorn. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Wed 7/25, 8 PM, Hallagan Band. 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 7/20, Moreno, Light FM, Molly, Pillowmints. Sat 7/21, Baldwin Brothers, Box-o-car, Eddie Dixon & Grapeshot. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Tuesdays, DJs Shon Dervis & Alo spin hip-hop and soul. Wed 7/25, 2 AM, DJ Merlot. Fri 7/27, Estradasphere, Tub Ring, Devil Lounge, Foot. Sat 7/28, Homunculus, Bryter. 773-489-0011.

115 BOURBON ST. 3359 W. 115th, Merrionette Park: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/20, Off the Record. Sun 7/22, Acoustic Alternatives. 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 V, Lady D. Saturdays, DJ Oscar McMillan, DJ Cue. Sundays, Brian Gardner & Frique. Wednesdays, DJ V. Thursdays, DJ Cue, Kenny Carvajal. 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 7/20, Wellstones, Glowbugs. Sat 7/21, Creepy D. Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Wellstones. 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: Wed 7/25, 9 PM, Peking Turtle. 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.

PUMPING COMPANY 6157 N. Broadway: Fri 7/27, 9:30 PM, Convulsions, Soulfix, Sour Deluxe, Kate Brunner. 773-743-7994.

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.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Sat 7/21, 9 PM, Domino Kings. 773-743-3355.

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 & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 7/20, Todd Omatani, Derrick Carter, Tim Shumaker, John Curley, Christopher Robin. Sat 7/21, Jerry Bonham, Walsh & Sommer, Bear Who?, Frique & Majid. Mondays, "Heavy Rotation." Wed 7/25, "Warm Leatherette" with Tommie Sunshine. Thu 7/26, John Acquaviva. Sat 7/28, Chris Gin. 312-733-6699.

RIPROCKS 3131 Finley, Downers Grove: Music at 6 PM. Fri 7/20, Mr. Meyers. Fri 7/27, Rock Candy. 630-964-0773.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Trading Brains, 28 If, Jim Retoulous. 847-392-6446.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Sat 7/21, 8:30 PM, tribute to the Thirsty Whale with Diamond Rexx, Holy Moses, Smoke, Zero to Nine. 630-543-3101.

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

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sat 7/21, 10:30 PM, Slugs, Bigger Lovers. Sun 7/22 and Mon 7/23, 8 PM, Pete Yorn (see Spot Check), Ours (sold out). Tue 7/24, 9 PM, Read Letter, Sunshine Delay. Wed 7/25, 8 PM, "Hoot Night" hosted by Thomas Dunning. Thu 7/26, 9 PM, Mr. Rudy Day, John Greenfield's Rock Band, Tallulah. Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Pernice Brothers, Clem Snide. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Verbow, Red Elephant. Sun 7/29, 8 PM, Rockwell Church, Summer Chance. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/21, Nobody. Sat 7/28, Stevie Starlite. 630-372-2900.

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. Fri 7/20, Smalls, DJ Club Quest. Sat 7/21, DJ Wiz Kid Walter. Fri 7/27, Nobody's Romeo, DJ Club Quest. Sat 7/28, Libido Funk Circus. 708-526-7174.

SILVER ROOM 1410 N. Milwaukee: Sat 7/21, 1-5 PM, DJ Sean Haley spins house and drum 'n' bass. 773-278-7130.

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 7/20, Q-Burns Abstract Message (see Spot Check), Darrell Woodson. Sat 7/21, benefit for Lifebeat with Tony Humphries, Ralphi Rosario & Greg Norwood. Mondays, 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 7/27, Darrell Woodson, DJ V. Sat 7/28, Kenny Hawkes, Miles Maeda & the Traveling Loveshow. 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 Julian & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Music at 7:30 PM. Fri 7/20, Deals Gone Bad. Sat 7/21, Rolling Stones tribute with Mushuganas. Tue 7/24, Small Chance, Everybody Uh-oh. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by John Rickles (no cover). Thu 7/26, Tub Ring, Staid of Mind, Estradasphere. Fri 7/27, Lance Ayres, Paul Main, David Culiner. Sat 7/28, First Grade Crush, Sellouts, Curbside Service, Honor System. 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.

STARGAZE 5419 N. Clark: Sat 7/28, 8:30 PM, benefit for Ladyfest Midwest Chicago with the Chicago Kings. 773-561-7363.

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: Sat 7/21, Josh Richter Band. Fri 7/27, the Gruv, Aftergrace, 1000 Vertical Feet. Sat 7/28, Makeout City, All Fours, Smoking With Superman. In the Lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Verb spins Motown, old school, and funk. Sundays, DJs Paulo & J.B. (Sun 7/22, DJs Rude One & Doc West). Mondays, open mike with Greg Golden. Tuesdays, "606" hip-hop open mike with DJs Artek, Norm, Mary Jane & Verb. Wed 7/25, David Chavez & B. Freakin. Thursdays, Shakejunt spins old soul, funk, and rare groove. 773-278-6600.

TEMPTATIONS 10235 Grand, Franklin Park: DJs spin 6 PM-5 AM Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, DJ Beth. 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. Fri 7/20, DJs Diz & Iz, Dayhota & Frique, percussionist Louie Louie. Sat 7/21, DJ Sean Cusick, DJs Marc Buxton & Jernell Geronimo. Thu 7/26, DJ Jernell Geronimo, Tom McBride. Fri 7/27, Mateo & Matos, Dayhota & Frique, percussionist Louie Louie. 312-491-9729.

TUCKAWAY TAVERN 2545 Plainfield, Joliet: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Kato the Houseboy. Sat 7/21, Seventh Heaven, Acoustic Alternatives. Sun 7/22, Devlin & Dietel. Fri 7/27, Shortcuts. Sat 7/28, Decades, Shawn & Janell. Sun 7/29, Dae Duo. 815-436-9259.

TWO RIVERS SPORTS 370 N. Naperville, Bolingbrook: Sat 7/28, 9 PM, Five Year Jacket. 630-759-2677.

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: Music after 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Larry O. Dean with Chad Gifford & Derek Walvoord, Steve Dawson. Wed 7/25, Dream in Color. Fri 7/27, 8 PM, "3rd Positively 4th Motorpsycho Nitemare Commemorative Concert #12 and #35 Approximately" with Al Rose & the Transcendos (Bob Dylan tribute). 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/20, DJs Riverman, Headspin & Pat Parsons spin drum 'n' bass, techno, and house. Sat 7/21, Huge Pontoons, Peelers. Sundays, DJ Mungo spins R&B, funk, and old school. Wed 7/25, Stories for Boys, Hysterics, Ali Handal. Fri 7/27, Petting Zoo, Ten Ten. Sat 7/28, Fin. 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. Sat 7/21, Michael Heaton Band. Wed 7/25, Life With Richard, Bandarika. Fri 7/27, R'Gang. Sat 7/28, Yabba Griffiths. 630-264-2739.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Friends of Pete. Sat 7/21, Westfall, Audio ID, Aftergrace. Sundays, Almighty Rogers (no cover). 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.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 7/20, Andrew & the Tree. Saturdays, open mike. Fri 7/27, Top Secret Band. 312-943-7815.

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 7/20, Dub Dis, Heavy Step. Sat 7/21, Innocent, Dansika. Sun 7/22, Innocent. Mondays, DJ Red Lox. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wed 7/25, Carl Brown. Fri 7/27, Meditation. Sat 7/28, Ark Band, Melaku. Sun 7/29, Ark Band. 773-327-4273.

WOODEN NICKEL 327 Waukegan, Highwood: Music after 10 PM. Fri 7/27, Guy Smiley Blues Exchange. 847-432-6430.

ZAKOPANE LOUNGE 1734 W. Division: Fri 7/27, 10 PM, Polkaholics, Big Lou's Polka Casserole. 773-486-1559.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 7/20, DJ Jes, Bear Who?, DJs Justin Long & Sativa. Sat 7/21, DJ PNS, Andre Harris. Fri 7/27, Paul Johnson, Cedric, Madrid, DJs Justin Long & Sativa. Sat 7/28, Cajmere, John Patterson. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

JESSICA ANDREWS, BILLY GILMAN Sat 7/28, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

CELTIC FESTIVAL 2001 See Fairs & Festivals.

DU PAGE COUNTY FAIR See Fairs & Festivals.

RIDERS IN THE SKY Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Saint Charles North High School, 225 Red Gate, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

LINDA M. SMITH Free in-store performance. Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook.

STRONG VOICES Free concert. Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 312-742-7572.

VOLO BOGTROTTERS perform at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

TRISHA YEARWOOD Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music. Sundays, 8 PM, Irish jam session. Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open stage. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Cornmeal. Thu 7/26, 8 PM, Anne Harris. Fri 7/27, 9 PM, Monte Montegomery, Mary Lou Lord. 773-478-4408.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 7/28, 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.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Tommy Keane & Jacqueline McCarthy with Dennis Cahill. 773-473-5263.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/20, Dooley Brothers. Sat 7/21, Velvet Green. Fri 7/27, Seamus O'Kane & friends. Sat 7/28, Dal Riada. 773-282-7035.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Evidence (no cover). 773-348-6000.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Fred. Wed 7/25, 9 PM, Nancy & Garrett. 773-489-5471.

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 7/28, 10:30 PM, Trailers. 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 7/20, 9 PM, Wingnuts, Gravy Boat, Fallen Angels, Sunshine Delay. 773-227-4433.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 7/23, 9 PM, Jackie Moran's Bachelor All-Star McJam (no cover). 773-404-9494.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Sat 7/21, Joey Edwin. Wed 7/25, Scott Stevenson Trio. Thu 7/26, Dublin City Ramblers. Sat 7/28, Recliners. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/21, Recliners. Sat 7/28, Red Woody, Anish. 630-513-6300.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wed 7/25, 9:30 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band (no cover). 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/21, Andi & I, Minna Bromberg. Mondays, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Fri 7/27, Tassit Hounds. Sat 7/28, Tricia Alexander & Patricia Pettinga. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Tue 7/24, 8:30 PM, Billy J. Ivers & the Lonesome City Bluegrass Band. 773-276-9730.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM, Brenda Weiler. 773-525-2508.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Thursdays. Thu 7/26, Whitey O'Day. 708-526-7174.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 7/20, Jay Mathes. Fri 7/27, Patti Ecker & L.J. Slavin. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 7/27, 8 PM, "3rd Positively 4th Motorpsycho Nitemare Commemorative Concert #12 and #35 Approximately" with Al Rose & the Transcendos (Bob Dylan tribute). 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

CHICAGO DRIVESHAFT Free in-store performance. Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, Rte. 83 & 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

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

ROSA'S BLUES CRUISE with Carl Weathersby, aboard the Spirit of Chicago, departing Sat 7/21, 12:30 AM, from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 773-342-0452 or 312-836-7899.

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL CHOIR Free gospel concert. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge & Oakton, Evanston. 847-448-8260 or 847-448-8058.

PAT SMILLIE BAND Free concert. Sat 7/21, 2 PM, Austin Town Hall Park, 5610 W. Lake. 773-728-6000.

SOUTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD GOSPEL FEST See Fairs & Festivals.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Group. 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 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 7/24, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. Wed 7/25, James Wheeler Band with Grana Louise. Thu 7/26, Allen Batts Band with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Johnny B. Moore Band with Patricia Scott & Shirley Johnson. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 7/24, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. 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 7/20 and Sat 7/21, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Sun 7/22, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Mon 7/23, Bonnie Lee, Mike Wheeler. Tue 7/24, Vino Louden. Wed 7/25, Pistol Pete. Thu 7/26, Chicago R&B Kings. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 7/22 and Sun 7/29, 11 AM, Eric Noden. 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 7/20, 5:30 PM, Ken Saydak (no cover); 9:30 PM, Johnnie Johnson, Jay Stulo Band. Sat 7/21, 5:30 PM, Fruteland Jackson (no cover); 9:30 PM, "Wild Child" Butler, Tommy McCracken & Force of Habit. Sun 7/22, Joanna Connor. Mon 7/23, jam hosted by Brother John. Tue 7/24, Chris Beard. Wed 7/25, the Buzz. Thu 7/26, Magic Slim. Fri 7/27, 5:30 PM, Marty Sammon (no cover); 9:30 PM, Mike Morgan & the Crawl, Nick Moss. Sat 7/28, 5:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile (no cover); 9:30 PM, Anson Funderburgh & Sam Myers, Charlie Love. 312-427-0333.

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.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/20, Sat 7/21, and 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 7/20, Deborah Coleman. Sat 7/21, Wayne Toups & Zydecajun. Fri 7/27, Big Al & the Heavyweights. Sat 7/28, Sean Costello. 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 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Jo Anne Graham. Mondays, 8 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritten. Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Deborra. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Masheen Company with Chick Rodgers. 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.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 815-356-9980.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Dizzy Bolinski & the Bluesline Express (no cover). 773-528-4033.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 7/28, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 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. Mon 7/23, Wabi Down Home Blues Project. Tuesdays, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. Sat 7/28, Rock Bottom Blues Band. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/20, Gloria Shannon. 773-262-5767.

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. Sat 7/28, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 7/21, 9:30 PM, Joe Moss Band. Tue 7/24, 8:30 PM, Blue Angels (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray (no cover). Sat 7/28, 9:30 PM, Jimmy Burns. 708-484-3610.

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. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Tim Rushulo. Sat 7/21, No Mercy Band. Sun 7/22, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 7/24, Blue Mirror Blues Band. Wed 7/25, Chicago Playboys. Thu 7/26, Chicago Red Hots. Fri 7/27, Jimmy Burns. Sat 7/28, Blue Mirror Blues Band. 312-923-2000 or 312-527-2583.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Fri 7/20 and Fri 7/27, 6 PM, Mandi Loomis & Gene Kilty. Sat 7/21, 9 PM, Dawn O'Keefe Williams Band. 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 7/20, Jimmy Dillon. Sat 7/21, King Beez. 312-266-2400.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Detroit Jr. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Eddie Shaw. Sundays, Charlie Love & Lindsey Alexander. Mondays, Howard Scott & Andre Taylor with Nellie Travis. Tuesdays, Zanne Mack Band, J.W. Williams. Thu 7/26, Lil' Ed Williams, Charlie Love (live radio broadcast). Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, John Primer. 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.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Sat 7/21, 9 PM, Sammy Fender, Sugar Baby, Blues Masters. Sat 7/28, 9 PM, Vida Blues. 773-384-1040.

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 7/20, 3:30 PM, Ken Saydak Trio; 8 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson. 312-595-7437.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Tue 7/24, 9:30 PM, Keith Scott Experience, Guy Smiley Blues Exchange. 847-869-0450.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/21, Dave Specter. Sat 7/28, Big Sweaty Men. 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.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Tue 7/24, Carl Davis Band. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 7/21, Keith Scott Band. Thu 7/26, Suede & Blue Roy. Fri 7/27, Mississippi Heat. 847-266-1313.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays and 9:30 PM Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Chico Banks. Sundays, blues jam hosted by Tom Holland's Big Blue. Wed 7/25, Voodoo Jones. Thu 7/26, King Corey. Fri 7/27, Jimmy Johnson. Sat 7/28, Mississippi Heat. 773-645-5200.

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, John & Loretta Williams Band, Michael Coleman. Sun 7/22, Zora Young. Mon 7/23, Al Harris & the New Generation. Tue 7/24, Chico Banks. Wed 7/25, Michael Coleman. Thu 7/26, A.C. Reed. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, A.C. Reed, Zora Young. Sun 7/29, John & Elroy Blues Band. 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 7/20, Nellie Travis. Sat 7/21, Travis "Moonchild" Haddix (see Critic's Choice) & T.H.B. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wed 7/25, Sharon Lewis. Thu 7/26, pro jam hosted by Eddie Taylor Jr. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 773-342-0452.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Billy Flynn Blues Band. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Blues Band. Fri 7/27, Steve Cushing & the Chicago Blues All-stars. Sat 7/28, Scotty & the Bad Boys. 773-772-6656.

VILLAGE CAFE 2132 W. Roscoe: Music at 7 PM. Sat 7/21, Eddie Taylor Jr. 773-404-4555.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Fri 7/20, 9:30 PM, Chicago Express. 630-264-2739.

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

jazz

concerts

AACM NEW MEMBERS with Alma Gray, Savoire Faire, Vincent Davis & Tony Hemera. Sun 7/29, 6 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7047 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

RICK BRAUN, MARC ANTOINE Sat 7/28 and Sun 7/29, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

OSCAR BROWN JR. & MAGGIE BROWN with Africa Pace Brown and Tre Jour. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM, and Sun 7/22, 3 PM, Paul Robeson Theatre, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 312-747-2442.

RICHIE COLE Thu 7/26, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM TRIO Sat 7/28, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 800 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove. 847-516-8350.

ERNEST DAWKINS & VINCENT DAVIS Sun 7/22, 6 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7047 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE Free in-store performance. Sat 7/21, 1 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

GUY FRICANO BIG BAND Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/20, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

DAN GILLOGLY TRIO Fri 7/20, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 215 S. Rte. 83, Elmhurst. 630-834-3026.

KIRSTEN GUSTAFSON Fri 7/27, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

HEAVY HITTERS TRIO Fri 7/20, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 3116 S. Rte. 59, Naperville. 630-922-1693.

HOT JAZZ, 6 COOL NIGHTS Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp concerts with Janice Borla, Judy Niemack, and Judi Silvano with Floyd Standifer, Dan Haerle, Bob Bowman, Jack Mouse, and Jeanfrancois Prins. Fri 7/20, Sat 7/21, and Mon 7/23 through Thu 7/26, 8 PM, Heininger Auditorium, Larrance Academic Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5620.

AL JARREAU, RACHELLE FERRELL, GEORGE DUKE Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

DENISE LA GRASSA "Is There Anything Going On Upstairs?" performance followed by a benefit for Ladyfest Midwest Chicago with poets Jane Haldiman, J.T. Newman & others. Wed 7/25, 7:30 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 773-227-6117.

CLEO LAINE & THE JOHN DANKWORTH GROUP Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Saint Charles North High School, 225 Red Gate, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

LAMPLIGHTERS Free in-store performance. Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

MALONEY GRANT DUO Fri 7/27, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 800 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove. 847-516-8350.

JOE MARCHIONE Free concert. Tue 7/24, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

MARION MEADOWS, PETER WHITE, JEFF LORBER perform at a benefit for the children of Art & Barbie Porter. Sat 7/21, 7 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

NAJEE, REGINA BELLE Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC JAZZ COMBOS Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

ROB PARTON'S JAZZTECH BIG BAND Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/27, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA Free concert. Sat 7/28, 2 PM, McFetridge Sports Center, 3843 N. California. 312-742-7585.

ROOFTOP RHYTHMS Fred Anderson & Tatsu Aoki, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues, Korean drum troupe Ilkwa Nori, Down Home Blues Project, taiko drummers Eigen & Kioto, and others perform at a benefit for the Chicago Asian-American Jazz Festival 2001. Sat 7/21, 6:30-10 PM, the Rooftop, 117 N. Jefferson. 708-386-9349.

ALISON RUBLE Free concert. Fri 7/20, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

L.J. SLAVIN DUO Sat 7/28, 4 PM, Starbucks in Dominick's, 1340 Patriot, Glenview. 847-657-3124.

STEVE MARCH TORME Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

UPTOWN RHYTHM EXPRESS Swing dance concert. Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-6300.

LIBBY YORK Free concert. Fri 7/27, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

jazz

clubs

ANDIE'S 5253 N. Clark: Restaurant. Sun 7/22, noon, Steve Ramsdell Group. 773-784-8616.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/20, noon, Franz Jackson, Ric Bendel, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 7/21, 6 PM, Rich Pardo with Joe Iaco & Danny Martin; 9:30 PM, Von Freeman Quintet with Bettye Reynolds. 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. Wed 7/25, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thursdays, noon, Rich Pardo with Joe Iaco & Danny Martin; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Fri 7/27, noon, Eric Schneider, Tom Hope, Rob Amster & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 7/28, 6 PM, Rich Pardo with Joe Iaco & Danny Martin; 9:30 PM, Miguel de la Cerna's Jazz Combo with Bobbi Wilsyn. 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 7/20 through Sat 7/28, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Sun 7/29, Carmen Stokes. 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 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 7/20, John Jeffrey Trio. Sat 7/21, Greg Sergo Trio. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Rob Zettl Quartet. 847-368-0792.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sat 7/21 and Sat 7/28, noon, Eric Lugosch. 312-226-6666.

BROWN ROOM 7150 S. Exchange: Cafe with live jazz; no cover. Sat 7/21, 2-4 PM, Room Service Jazz Orchestra with Mike Donavy, Thadeus Gaines, Robert Wilkens & Marcus Burks. 773-731-9801.

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

CAFE BOLERO 2252 N. Western: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, singers' jam session with Marvinetta & Company. 773-227-9000.

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 7/26, Barclay Three. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/21, Fred Lonberg-Holm & Michael Zerang. Sun 7/22, Jeb Bishop with Dave Rempis & Michael Zerang. Mon 7/23, Rob Mazurek with Kent Kessler & Michael Zerang. Tue 7/24, Avreeayl Ra with Don Meckley & Michael Zerang. Wed 7/25, Nicole Mitchell & Michael Zerang. Thu 7/26, David Boykin with Josh Abrams & Michael Zerang. Fri 7/27, Michael Zerang. Sat 7/28, Kevin Drumm with Michael Colligan & Michael Zerang. Sun 7/29, Lou Mallozzi with John Corbett & Michael Zerang. 773-463-0158.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Jackie Allen Trio. Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braughn & John Stille. Fri 7/27, 8 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. Sun 7/22, Rich Bennett 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 185 Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Sat 7/21, 7:30 PM, Steven Hashimoto & 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.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Vandermark 5. Wed 7/25, Jerry Bryerton Quartet. Thu 7/26, 8:30 PM, Him, Alex Blake (see Critic's Choice), Abilene, the Double. 773-276-3600.

ENTRE NOUS Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Restaurant. Fri 7/20, Sat 7/21, Fri 7/27, and Sat 7/28, 6:30 PM, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-565-7997.

EPITOME 2347 S. Michigan: Fri 7/20, 8 PM, John Goldman with Kobie Watkins & Rob Amster. Sat 7/21, 7 PM, John Goldman with Luciano Antonio & Joel Martinez. 312-326-2300.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 7/20, Andy Meacham Trio. Sat 7/21 and Thu 7/26, Ron Smith Trio. Fri 7/27, Airborne. Sat 7/28, Matt Erion Trio. 630-377-9222.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8 PM. Fri 7/20, Rich Bennet Duo. Sat 7/21, Ron Smith Duo. Fri 7/27, Kevin Cline. Sat 7/28, Trio du Jour. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY Maple & Rte. 53, Lisle: Sat 7/21, noon, Matt Erion Trio; 4 PM, Airborne; 8 PM, Jazz Vertigo. Fri 7/27, 7:30 PM, Jeff Gilmore Group. Sat 7/28, 7:30 PM, Danlchaz Trio. 630-435-5288.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 7/22, 6 PM, John Burnett Swing Orchestra. Sun 7/29, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band with Brienn Perry. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays, 9 PM, and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Quiet Storm. 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.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 7/21, 9:30 PM, and 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 7/21, Matt Ulery. 773-256-1570.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/20, Ron Cooper. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Sat 7/21, Joey Dunna & Top Shelf. Fri 7/27, Andy Meacham Trio with Layni Katz. Sat 7/28, Joey Dunna & Top Shelf. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 7/20, 9:30 PM, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Terisa Griffin. Sun 7/22, 8 PM, Jim Cooper Quartet (no cover). Mon 7/23, 8 PM, Cecile Savage Trio (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 7/26, Dee Alexander Quartet. Fri 7/27, Richie Cole Quartet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 7/20, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Paul Wertico Trio; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/21, 8 PM, Paul Wertico Trio; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 7/22, 2 PM, Chicago Improvisors Group; 11 PM, Two for Brazil. Mon 7/23, 9 PM, Dee Alexander Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Four Charms. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/27, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Rod McGaha Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/28, 8 PM, Rod McGaha Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 7/29, 11 PM, Two for Brazil. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 7/20, Healing Force. Sat 7/21, Robert Irving III Group. 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Wed 7/25, 8:30 PM, Tuey Connell Quartet, Mike Allemana Trio. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Hot Domingos with David Rodriguez & Street Sounds. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

JAMADA 241 Lake, Bloomingdale: Restaurant with music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Thursdays. Fri 7/20, Peter Lerner Trio. Sat 7/21, Alejandro Urzagaste Trio. Thu 7/26, Scott Stevenson Duo. Fri 7/27, Petropolis Trio. Sat 7/28, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. 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. Fri 7/20 through Sun 7/22, George Coleman Quartet. Tue 7/24 through Sun 7/29, Harry Allen & Joe Cohn (see Critic's Choice) with the Stu Katz 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. 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 7/21, 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. Thu 7/26, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company (no cover). 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 7 PM, Layni Katz & Andy Meacham. 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.

LOCAL GRIND 1585 N. Milwaukee: Sat 7/21, 10 PM, Don Tisch Trio. 773-489-3490.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Sat 7/28, 9 PM, Jeff Lasky Trio. 708-863-2000.

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: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Bobby Broom Trio. 773-404-9494.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, Illinois Center, 200 N. Columbus: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Marshall Vente Trio (no cover). Sat 7/21, 9 PM, Nick Colionne. Thu 7/26, 9 PM, Marshall Vente/Eldee Young Trio (no cover). Sat 7/28, 8:30 PM, Roz Ellington. 312-565-6665.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Wed 7/25, 7 PM, Laksar Reese Duo. 630-446-4001.

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: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/20, Nolime Tangere, Carol Genetti & Eric Leonardson. Thu 7/26, Todd Munnik with Matt Bauder & Jason Ajemian. Fri 7/27, Eric Leonardson, Carol Genetti & Fred Lonberg-Holm, Birdshow with John Corbett, Terri Kapsalis & Liz Payne. Sat 7/28, Healing Force. 773-728-5010.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Ken Haebich & Jim Gailloreto, Kalyan Pathak & Fred Simon. Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Ken Haebich & Jim Gailloreto, Larry Beers, Winifred Brown & others. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sundays, 7:30 PM, all-ages jam hosted by Josh Quinlan. 773-743-3355.

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 7/20 and Sat 7/21, Erie Street. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wed 7/25, Dave Hiltebrand Trio. Thursdays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Ron Perrillo 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: Mondays, 9:30 PM, Cory Radford/Jon Lundbom Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 7/20, Suzanne Palmer/Kelly Brand Quartet. Sat 7/21, Brienn Perry Quartet. Sundays, Urban Twist. Mon 7/23, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Wed 7/25, Tony Rankin Trio (tribute to Jeanette Kopala). Thu 7/26, Los Hombres Perdidos. Fri 7/27, Eldee Young/Marshall Vente Trio. Sat 7/28,Tim Tobias/Lorraine Denham Quartet. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 7/20, Rankinfyle. Sat 7/21, Ken Cheney Quartet. Tue 7/24, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. Sat 7/28, Brienn Perry Quartet, Los Hombres Perdidos. 847-266-1313.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, Equinox 5. 773-248-3093.

RAFFI'S ON 5TH 200 E. 5th, Naperville: Fridays, 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.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-midnight, Mondays through Wednesdays, 6-10 PM, and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, Donnie DeMarco Trio. 312-527-3510.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Triage. 773-862-3616.

TIAW ANNAS MEXICAN CANTINA 2115 W. Galena, Aurora: Sat 7/28, 6:30 PM, guitarist Zvonimir 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 7/20, Nicole Mitchell with Harrison Bankhead & Ed Wilkerson. Sat 7/21, Nicole Mitchell & Black Earth Ensemble. 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 7/26, Tim Aubochon Quartet. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, Fred Anderson with Tatsu Aoki & Chad Taylor. 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 7/20, Joanna Ashley & Steve Million. 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

AZUKAR Thu 7/26, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-322-0329.

EDDIE BLAZONCZYK'S VERSATONES Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/28, 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 Thu 7/26, 6 PM, northwest terrace, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-9410.

MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Zhivago Restaurant, 9925 Gross Point, Skokie. 847-982-1400.

ROOFTOP RHYTHMS Fred Anderson & Tatsu Aoki, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues, Korean drum troupe Ilkwa Nori, Down Home Blues Project, taiko drummers Eigen & Kioto, and others perform at a benefit for the Chicago Asian-American Jazz Festival 2001. Sat 7/21, 6:30-10 PM, the Rooftop, 117 N. Jefferson. 708-386-9349.

NELSON SOSA Free in-store performance. Thu 7/26, 10 AM, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 659 W. Diversey. 773-871-9004.

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.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: Wed 7/25, 10:30 PM, DJs Lulu & Luis; 11 PM, Carpacho y Super Combo. 773-325-2233.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/27, Banda Rica. 630-416-4898.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/20, 9 PM, Willie Gomez con Cache Orchestra. Sat 7/28, 10 PM, Mambo Express. Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Hot Domingos with David Rodriguez & Street Sounds. 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. Wednesdays and 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, 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.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/20, 10 PM, Casolando, Bio Ritmo. 773-525-2508.

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.

classical

CLAIRE AEBERSOLD AND RALPH NEIWEEM in a duo-piano recital (Mozart, Mendelssohn). Fri 7/27, 7:30 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

ROBERT S. ATKINS AND SAORI CHIBA violin and piano (Faure, Bartok, Saint-Saens, Dvorak). Sun 7/22, 2:30 PM, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. 847-491-9155.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano (Mozart, Mahler). Sat 7/21, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor (Ravel, Revueltas, Moncayo, Salgan, Piazzolla, Gardel, Rodriguez). Fri 7/27, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Peter Serkin (Brahms, Schoenberg). Sat 7/28, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with soprano Kiri Te Kanawa (J. Strauss, R. Strauss). Sun 7/29, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Tzimon Barto (Glinka, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky). 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in a free concert (Mozart, Bach, Dvorak, Schweitzer). Sun 7/22, 3 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-341-1521.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a free concert (Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Suppe, Dvorak, Liszt, Wagner). Sun 7/29, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521 or 312-744-6630.

WYLIE CRAWFORD carillon. Sun 7/29, 6 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-7059.

DA CORNETO OPERA Stephen Blackwelder conducts Verdi's Un ballo in maschera. Sun 7/22, 4 PM, Church of St. Hilary, Bryn Mawr and California. 847-662-2694.

MARK DAMISCH piano (Gershwin, Chopin, Dello Joio, Bartok, Prokofiev, Damisch). Sun 7/22, 2 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

EMERSON STRING QUARTET (Mendelssohn, Webern, Brahms). See Critic's Choice. Wed 7/25, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

EROICA TRIO (Bach/Dudley, Piazzolla/Bragato, Martinu, Brahms). Mon 7/23, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

EVANSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Tue 7/24, 7:30 PM, Dawes Park, Church & Sheridan, Evanston. 847-448-8260 or 847-448-8058.

JAMES FACKENTHAL carillon. Sun 7/22, 6 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-7059. Mon 7/23, 7 PM, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe. 847-835-5440.

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 ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Fri 7/20, 7:30 PM, Josep Pons, conductor, with guitarist Jose Maria Gallardo and soprano Isabel Monar in a program featuring music of Joaquin Rodrigo. Sat 7/21 and Sun 7/22, 7:30 PM, Robert Page, conductor, with soprano Robin Blitch Wiper, tenor Matthew Chellis, baritone Ron Raines, and the Grant Park Chorus in a program of Broadway songs by Lerner and Loewe. Fri 7/27 and Sun 7/29, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Phillippe Bianconi (Brahms, Walton, Canning). Sat 7/28, 7 PM, James Paul, conductor, with soprano Kelly Nasseif, tenor Philip Webb, and the Grant Park Chorus (Rossini, Pizzetti, Mascagni, Puccini, Verdi, Giordano, Respighi). 312-742-4763.

KIRSTEN HELGELAND piano, in a free recital (Beethoven, D. Scarlatti, Schubert, Messiaen, Gottschalk, Capers). Fri 7/20, 8:45 PM, Theosophical Society in America, 1926 N. Main, Wheaton. 630-668-1571, ext. 331.

QUANG-HAO HUANG AND DEBORAH SOBOL perform four-hand piano music of Brahms in a free concert. Tue 7/24, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

INDEPENDENCE PARK POPS CONCERT BAND Tue 7/24, 7 PM, Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. 312-742-7590.

REX MARTIN tuba, in a free recital. Thu 7/26, 7:30 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 1965 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

MUSICIANS CLUB OF WOMEN presents oboist Erica Burtner and others in a free concert. Mon 7/23, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 708-442-9453.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE COMPOSITION RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/27, 1 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE EVENING OF STRINGS Free admission. Tue 7/24, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE GALA FINALE CONCERT Free admission. Fri 7/27, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE HONORS SOLO RECITAL Free admission. Mon 7/23, 7:30 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, 1965 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA AND HONORS CHAMBER ENSEMBLES in a free concert. Fri 7/20, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE PIANO RECITAL Free admission. Wed 7/25, 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 7/22, 3 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 1965 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE VOICE RECITAL Free admission. Thu 7/26, 1:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS Robert A. Harris and Peter Kostov, conductors (Handel, Schumann, Weber). Sat 7/28, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

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

MARTIN PAZDIOCH AND MARY HOFF-MARTELL tenor and piano, in a free recital. Fri 7/20, 8:45 PM,Theosophical Society in America, 1926 N. Main, Wheaton. 630-668-1571, ext. 331.

PLAZA DE MEXICO See Fairs & Festivals.

RAVINIA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Erich Kunzel, conductor, with the North Shore Choral Society and vocal soloists in a program of Broadway show music. Sun 7/22, 7 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

SAINT CHARLES FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA James Paul, conductor, with pianist John Browning (Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Sibelius). Fri 7/20, 8 PM, Saint Charles North High School, 225 Red Gate, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

SAINT CHARLES SINGERS with organist David Schrader and the Saint Charles Festival Orchestra (Haydn, Tallis, and others). Sat 7/21, 8 PM, and Sun 7/22, 3 PM, Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, Third and Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-3378.

RIKA SEKO AND ANDREA SWAN violin and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Debussy, Brahms, Fujiie). Free admission. Wed 7/25, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430 or 312-744-6630.

DAWN UPSHAW soprano, with pianist Margo Garrett (Golijov, Haydn, Mahler). Thurs 7/26, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari, conductor (Mahler). Sun 7/22, 4 PM, Hubble Middle School, Roosevelt and Naperville Rds., Wheaton. 630-790-1430.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS Peter Lipari conducts music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, 8 PM, Hubble Middle School, Roosevelt and Naperville Rds., Wheaton. 630-790-1430.

WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren, Woodstock: Fri 7/27 and Sat 7/28, 8 PM (with "pre-concert musical introduction" at 7 PM), Russell Harris, conductor, with duo pianists Petro and Apostolopoulos and the Woodstock Mozart Festival Orchestra (Mozart, Haydn, Kraus). 815-338-5300.

fairs & festivals

BROOKFEST JC/Ehlert Park, Gerritsen and Elm, Brookfield: Fri 7/20, 6 PM, Midnight; 7:30 PM, Off Broadway; 9 PM, Greg Kihn. Sat 7/21, 3 PM, Ted Alotta; 5 PM, Joan Baby; 7 PM, Rick Derringer; 9 PM, Uriah Heep. Sun 7/22, 2 PM, Buzz Kilman & others; 6:30 PM, Lounge Puppets; 8:15 PM, Then Again. 773-868-3010, ext. 251.

CELTIC FESTIVAL 2001 Riverside Park, Rte. 251 and Bridge, Roscoe: Sat 7/21, 10 AM-11 PM, Americay, Donnybrook, Kennedy's Kitchen, Stone Ring, Innesheere, Seelie-Court, Doon the Brae, Maggie McGuire, Casey's Fancy, the Miserable Few, Mike Crowe, Henleys & others. 815-963-0270.

DU PAGE COUNTY FAIR DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W. Manchester, Wheaton: Wed 7/25, 8 PM, Tracy Lawrence. Thu 7/26, 8 PM, Aaron Tippin. 630-668-6636, ext. 11.

EDGEWATER DAYS Granville between Broadway and Sheridan: Sat 7/21, noon, Lakeside Pride Jazz Ensemble; 12:30 PM, Scott Free; 1:30 PM, Kaminari Daiko; 2 PM, Moses; 2:30 PM, Rico; 3 PM, Ellen Rosner; 4 PM, Hedwig & the Angry Inch, Yvonne Doll & the Locals; 5 PM, Edie Carey; 5:30 PM, Jan James; 6 PM, Stewed Tomatoes; 7 PM, Pippi; 7:20 PM, Patty Elvis; 8:30 PM, Crash Test Dummies; 8:40 PM, Sonia. Sun 7/22, noon, Jeff Altergot, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; 12:30 PM, ROTC; 1 PM, Ripley Caine; 1:30 PM, Uniform; 2:45 PM, R&R Band; 3 PM, the Gist; 4 PM, Bamboo Groove, Pulsation; 5 PM, Bionic Finger; 5:30 PM, Javier Mendoza Band; 5:40 PM, 1/2 Mad Poet; 6:30 PM, Venus Envy; 7 PM, Cathy Richardson Band; 7:20 PM, Mabel Mabel; 8:40 PM, Robin Kay. 773-868-3010, ext. 227.

EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE REGGAE RASTAFARIAN FESTIVAL Washington Park, 57th and Payne: Sat 7/21 and Sun 7/22, 10 AM-10 PM, Prince Everald, Michael Rose, Sammy Dread, Yabba Griffiths, Devon Brown, Kelly Ranks, Carl Brown, Dub Dis & others. 773-768-7463.

EVANSTON ETHNIC ARTS FESTIVAL Dawes Park, Sheridan and Church, Evanston: Sat 7/21, 2 PM, Mark Cleveland; 3:30 PM, African Morning Star Gospel Band; 4 PM, Chicago Bluegrass Band; 4:30 PM, Dyed in the Wool; 5:30 PM, Kaminari Daiko. Sun 7/22, noon, Chicago Stockyards Kiltie Bagpipe Band; 1 PM, Karma Sutra; 3 PM, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; 3:30 PM, Aswah Greggorri; 4:30 PM, Las Guitarras de Espana; 5 PM, Bio Ritmo. Festival also features dance performances, poetry readings, and arts and crafts exhibits. 847-448-8260, ext. 102.

HEMP CAR FEST Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Sat 7/28, 2 PM, Vis@40; 3 PM, Little Amy Roaches; 4 PM, Blizzard of Ozz; 5 PM, Secret Agent Bill. Sun 7/29, noon, Bello; 1 PM, Dead Steel Mill; 2 PM, Los Marijuanos; 3 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 4 PM, Soul Food; 5 PM, Gypsi Fari. 847-344-9394.

NORTH SHORE ART FESTIVAL on the grounds of Niles North High School, 9800 Lawler, Skokie: Sat 7/28 and Sun 7/29, 10 AM-5 PM, continuous performances by Jeffrey Michael, Stephen Mikes, Doug Walker & Kayte Wolf. Free admission. 847-673-0240.

OLD SAINT PAT'S BLOCK PARTY Desplaines between Madison and Adams: Fri 7/20, 5-10:30 PM, Blues Traveler, Verbow & others. Sat 7/21, 5-10:30 PM, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, David Mead & others. 312-648-1590.

PLAZA DE MEXICO Harrison Park, Damen and 19th: Sun 7/22, 12:30 PM, musicians from Sherwood Conservatory of Music; 1:30 PM, musicians from Merit School of Music; 2:30 PM, musicians from People's Music School; 3:30 PM, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Strings with Raices Profundas; 4:30 PM, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass with Sones de Mexico; 6 PM, Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Daniel Barenboim (Ravel, Revueltas, Moncayo, Salgan, Piazzolla, Gardel, Rodriguez). 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

STS. PETER & PAUL GREEK FESTIVAL on the grounds of Sts. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 1401 Wagner, Glenview: Fri 7/20, 6-11 PM, Sat 7/21, 4-11 PM, and Sun 7/22, 3-11 PM, Hellenic Five. 847-729-2235.

SAM ADAMS SUMMER JAM Wicker Park, Damen and North: Sat 7/28, noon, Torben Floor; 1:30 PM, Menthol; 3:15 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel; 5:15 PM, Sponge; 7 PM, Prime 5th; 8:45 PM, Stabbing Westward. 773-868-3010.

SHEFFIELD GARDEN WALK AND FESTIVAL Sheffield and Webster: Sat 7/21, 12:30 PM, Van Go; 2 PM, Frisbie; 3:45 PM, Recipe; 5:30 PM, Deborah Coleman; 7:30 PM, Charlie Robison. Sun 7/22, 12:30 PM, Deals Gone Bad; 2 PM, Framing Amy; 3:45 PM, Reckless Kelly; 5:30 PM, Candye Kane; 7:30 PM, Wayne Toups & Zydecajun. 773-929-9255.

SOUTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD GOSPEL FEST Ogden Park, 6500 S. Racine: Sat 7/21, 1 PM, Dana Devine; 1:15 PM, AFC Mass Praise Ensemble; 1:45 PM, Dwayne Lee; 2:45 PM, Raymond Bady; 3:10 PM, Angie Spivey & Voices of Victory; 3:40 PM, Blessed; 4:10 PM, Lisa Page; 4:40 PM, Albertina Walker; 5:10 PM, Chicago Mass Choir; 5:40 PM, Desmond Pringle; 6 PM, Dana Devine; 6:15 PM, Keith Wonderboy Johnson; 6:45 PM, DeAndre Patterson & the Progressive Radio Choir; 7:15 PM, Norman Hutchins; 7:45 PM, Reverend Timothy Wright; 8 PM, Tramaine Hawkins. 773-483-4300.

TASTE OF LINCOLN AVENUE Lincoln between Fullerton and Wrightwood: Sat 7/28, 12:30 PM, Grin, Rockin' Johnny Blues Band; 1 PM, Waystation, Soulfix; 1:30 PM, Box-o-car; 1:45 PM, Cyclesomething; 2:15 PM, Chico Banks & Chicago's Most Wanted; 2:30 PM, Telstar; 3 PM, J. Davis Trio, Califone, Pepper's Ghost; 4 PM, Marty Lloyd Band, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers; 4:30 PM, Promise Ring, K-Floor; 5 PM, Travelbee; 5:30 PM, Bumpus; 5:45 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band; 6 PM, Tossers, Slobberbone; 7 PM, Hello Dave, Kato the Houseboy; 7:30 PM, Howlin' Maggie, Howard Scott & the World Band with Little Johnny Johnson,

Nellie "Tiger" Travis & Big Time Sarah; 7:45 PM, Monte Montegomery. Sun 7/29, 12:30 PM, Waystation, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy; 1 PM, Plain Jane; 1:15 PM, Gail Ritt; 1:30 PM, Missile; 1:45 PM, Earl; 2:15 PM, Something for Joey, John Primer & the Real Deal; 3 PM, Vida Blues, Starball, Clumsy; 3:30 PM, Underwater People; 4 PM, Pistol Pete; 4:30 PM, Domestic Problems, 19 Wheels; 5 PM, Headbangers' Ball, the Frawd; 5:45 PM, Big James & the Chicago Playboys; 6 PM, Continental Drifters, Llama; 6:30 PM, Mike & Joe; 7 PM, Trippin' Billies; 7:30 PM, Glen Phillips Band, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials; 7:45 PM, Rooster. 773-348-6784.

TASTE & TOUCH OF PALATINE William Rainey Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine: Fri 7/20, 7 PM, Blind Man's Bluff; 8:30 PM, Hello Dave. Sat 7/21, 7 PM, Mississippi Heat; 8:30 PM, Lonnie Brooks. Sun 7/22, 5 PM, Waterhouse; 7 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 847-359-7534.

VIVA MEXICO FESTIVAL Plaza Garibaldi, 26th and California: Sun 7/22, 2 PM, Traficantes del Norte; 3:15 PM, Sentimento Norteno, Banda Caliente; 4:30 PM, Kumbia Kings; 5 PM, Banda Sierra; 5:30 PM, Banda Tierra Blanca; 6 PM, Capos de Mexico; 6:30 PM, El Coyote y su Banda; 7 PM, Cornelio Reyna; 7:30 PM, El Sorullo y Laura Leon. 312-421-5272.

WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL See Classical.

miscellaneous

AFROCARIBE Children's concert of Puerto Rican music. Thu 7/26, 6:30 PM, Chicago Children's Museum, Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand. 312-527-1000.

ARCO IRIS Children's concert of Puerto Rican music. Sun 7/29, 2 PM, Chicago Children's Museum, Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand. 312-527-1000.

CHICAGO CALEDONIAN PIPES & DRUMS Free concert. Sun 7/29, 5 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729, ext. 252.

JOEL FRANKEL Children's concerts. Fri 7/20, 6:30 PM, Brooks Park, 7100 N. Harlem. 312-742-7855. Sun 7/29, 2 PM, Wrightwood Park, 2534 N. Greenview. 312-742-7816.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 7/21 and Sun 7/22, 8 PM, Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six, Jellyeye Drum Theatre, Shu Shubat. 312-362-9707.

ELLA JENKINS Children's concert. Sat 7/21, 2 PM, Juniper Playlot, 3652 N. Greenview. 312-742-7826.

PAUL'S BACKYARD Children's concert. Fri 7/20, 7 PM, South Lakeview Park, 1300 W. Wolfram. 312-742-7785.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Mon 7/23, International Band of Zacatecas Mexico. Tue 7/24, Gallery 37 in the Park musical variety program. Thu 7/26, Cleveland Stars-n-motion. Fri 7/27, Peruvian Arts Society. 312-346-3278.

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