TRG Music Listings | The Reader's Guide Feature | Chicago Reader

News & Politics » The Reader's Guide Feature

TRG Music Listings

comment

Rock, Pop, etc.

concerts

ABOVE GROUND Free Street: Producing Arts for a New Generation presents a theatrical show directed by Franco de Leon about underground hip-hop, with the Platter Pirates DJ Crew, Chicago Tribe Breakdancers, Phaze II Breakdancers, video artist Konee Rok, and muralist Won Yup Kim. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, 7:30 PM, Storefront Theater, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph. 773-772-7248.

AMERICAN ENGLISH Beatles tribute concert. Sat 2/2, 8 PM (preceded by dinner at 6 PM), Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

GREG BOERNER Free in-store performance. Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 W. 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

ROBERT BRADLEY'S BLACKWATER SURPRISE Free in-store performance. Thu 2/7, 6 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

MARGARET CARLSON WITH FRANK MANTOOTH & FRIENDS Concerts for a Cause benefit concert. Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Shannon Hall, Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren, Batavia. 630-761-8298.

AARON CARTER, DREAM STREET Fri 2/8, 7 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS 21st annual awards ceremony with performances by Artie "Blues Boy" White, Maestro Harrell, V.1.3., Mr. Spike, Traffixx, Shekinah Glory Ministry, AFC Praise Ensemble, Jah Kings, Arvell, and others. Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Congress Hotel, 520 S. Michigan. 312-427-0266 or 312-559-1212.

CONCRETE BLONDE 18 & over show. Fri 2/8, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

ERNEST DAWKINS & LIVE THE SPIRIT JAZZ BAND, FAMILY TREE CREW Free concert and presentation entitled Jazz 'n' Hip-hop: The Continuum of Jazz in Hip-hop Music. Sat 2/9, 2 PM, International Hall, Kennedy-King College, 6800 S. Wentworth. 773-651-7563.

ELIZABETH ELMORE Free concert. Fri 2/1, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

EMPYREAN, SARAPHINE Fri 2/8, 7:30 PM, Theatre J 143, Business and Social Science Center, William Rainey Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100.

FLAMING FIRE See Critic's Choice. Sat 2/2, 3 PM, Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

FLYING LUTTENBACHERS, CHEER-ACCIDENT, MIASIS, DOLOROUS CENTER Fri 2/8, 6:30 PM, room 130, McGaw Hall, DePaul University, 802 W. Belden. 773-687-2000, ext. 4062.

JASON GRAAE Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX See Spot Check; all-ages show. Thu 2/7, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

ALICIA KEYS, GLENN LEWIS Thu 2/7, 7:30 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

LINKIN PARK, CYPRESS HILL, ADEMA, DJ Z-TRIP See Critic's Choice; sold out. Fri 2/1, 7:30 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

LUCID APPLE OPEN MIKE hosted by David Crawford. Wed 2/6, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

MOJO & THE BAYOU GYPSIES Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222 or 312-902-1500.

90 DAY MEN Free in-store performance. Fri 2/8, 7 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

PHENIX performs at the D.A.N.K. Fox Valley Karneval 2002. Sat 2/2, 6:30 PM, Convention Center Ballroom, Indian Lakes Resort, 250 W. Schick, Bloomingdale. 630-232-0099.

REGINA RODRIGUEZ, MARY BETH ARMSTRONG No cover. Sun 2/10, 8 PM, Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln. 312-409-6435.

RUBYGRASS, ECHOSEND, BLUE MARVIN 18 & over show. Sat 2/9, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

SEVEN DAY RUN Free in-store performance. Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

JAKE SILKER & THE PHANTOM 3 SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TRIO WITH JOE MENO perform at a Valentine's Day show hosted by Brian Costello; no cover. Sat 2/9, 7 PM, Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

UMPHREY'S McGEE 18 & over show. Sat 2/2, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

BRADLEY YOUNG Free in-store performance. Sun 2/10, 3:30 PM, Barnes & Noble bookstore, Village Crossing Center, 5405 Touhy, Skokie. 847-329-8460.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Ebb-n-Flow, Hushdrops, Man Planet. Sat 2/2, Nerves, Atombombpocketknife, Sterling. Thu 2/7, 8 PM, Deals Gone Bad, Jesters, Channel J. Fri 2/8, David Singer & the Sweet Science, Strach Martins, Light FM. Sat 2/9, U.S. Maple, Cash Audio, Dianogah. 773-478-4408.

BALLY MUCK 1930 Grand, Waukegan: Thursdays, 8 PM, acoustic singer/songwriter showcase and open stage with Eric Mickler, Chris Sipos, and Johnny Rocker. 847-244-5636.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Nicholas Barron/Sticky Lupree. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: No cover; music at 10 PM. Sundays, DJs Stranjah & Marcus B. spin reggae. Mondays, open mike. Tuesdays, DJs spin rock, rockabilly & punk. Wednesdays, DJ Machete & the Faded One, hip-hop open mike. Thursdays, DJs Ivan, Tim Burnz & Fuego tha Burnah. 773-395-3002.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 2/1, Family Haircut, Bartly Fritzche, Dryer. Sat 2/2, Sylvain Sylvain (see Spot Check), Red Planet, Peelers. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Wed 2/6, Eric Howell & the Implants, Bizarro. Thu 2/7, Waste, Punching Grey. Fri 2/8, Shadow Tribe, Peking Turtle, Glitch. Sat 2/9, Boda, Gidgets Ga-Ga, Grant Kay Man. 773-281-4444.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Pinheads, Dead Popes Society, Lank Fame, Hotlips Messiah, Glory Whores. Sat 2/2, Cooksie, Dark Yellow, Second Hand Poets. Thu 2/7, Torchlily, Half Mad Poet, Goodband.com. Fri 2/8, Violently Ill, A Month of Somedays, the Explanation. Sat 2/9, Sugarfried Super O's, Blue Sixteen, Pornlab, Disonic. 773-384-0043.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: No cover. Sun 2/3, DJ Anacron spins after a Super Bowl party. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Primo. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Lush Budgett. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thu 2/7, 9 PM, Rockin' Billy & the Wild Coyotes. Fri 2/8, 10 PM, Dave Tamkin. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Church Dog, Tim Nagle. 312-226-6666.

BOOKERS BACKYARD 550 S. McClean, Elgin: Music at 9 PM. Sat 2/9, Innerdrive. 847-697-7311.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Patty Elvis Band. Sat 2/2, Hip Fetish. Sundays, 9:30 PM, "Grateful Dead jam night" with Terrapin Flyer. Thu 2/7, Family Style. Fri 2/8, Waco Brothers. Sat 2/9, Stick Fight, Joe Irizarry. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 2/1, Detour. Sat 2/2, Serilian. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Fri 2/8, Mel, Big Yield. Sat 2/9, Ragweed. 708-387-0050.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Sundays, 3 PM, A.C.E. open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-550-1127.

BUMPERS 312 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Fairlanes. Fri 2/8, Biofeedback. 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 2/3, Don Gibson & Scott Free. Sun 2/10, Satoru Iga, Toru Hironaka. 773-348-8536.

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

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Pistol Whipped, 1000 Rubs, Celestial Static. 312-922-6392.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 2/2, Honeybees, Torturing Elvis. Sundays, Bosco & Jorge. Wed 2/6, Susanna & the Hollywoods. Sat 2/9, Riptones. 773-384-2547.

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

CHAMPS ROCK ROOM 5728 W. 87th, Burbank: Sat 2/9, 10 PM, See Through Human. 708-499-4140.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Music after 10 PM. Tuesdays, open mike for poets and musicians (sign-up at 9:30 PM). 773-743-5650.

CIRCLE INN 7300 Circle Ave., Forest Park: Wed 2/6, 9 PM, Mythic Figs, Pot Luck. 708-771-2123.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. 773-489-0379.

COCOABEAN EXPRESSIONS 7007 N. Glenwood: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, open mike for music and poetry. 773-274-6057.

COFFEE & TEA EXCHANGE 1100 W. Thorndale: Thursdays, 8 PM, "Grinder" gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (2/7 with Meghan Lee, Sven Soderberg). 773-907-3500.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Dishing Stars, Mojo Filter, Holding Mercury. Sat 2/2, Bryter, Middletown, Treeline. Wednesdays, open mike. Thu 2/7, Acoustolingus. Fri 2/8, Pat McCurdy. 773-528-7569.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Friends of Pete, Rhythm Method. Sat 2/2, Underwater People. Wednesdays, open jam hosted by Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Quantum Leep. Sat 2/2, Mr. Blotto. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Retro Russ spins music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 2/8, Rubber. Sat 2/9, Mike & Joe. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room. In the Cabaret Room: Fridays, 10:30 PM, "Grapefruit Moon: The Music of Tom Waits" with David Balsie, Matt Davis & Patty Morabito. Sundays, 7 PM, Pamela Sue Fox (tribute to Cole Porter). In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 8 PM, George Howe & Daryl Nitz. Saturdays, 8 PM, and Thursdays, 9 PM, Andrew Blenderman. Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, George Howe. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 2/3, Sol Reys, DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 2/4, DJs Tim & Dan spin punk rock. Tue 2/5, DJ Scot spins metal. Wed 2/6, DJs Matt & Lee spin country music. Thu 2/7, DJs Kris, John & Ben spin mod. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Gaberdine, Forty Piece Choir, Wish List, Danger Adventure. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Garvey, Hickman & Droll, Ricky Canning. Tue 2/5, 9 PM, Neo Tribe, Blackmaker, Mindshaft. Wed 2/6, 9 PM, Phantom 3, South of No North, Vacation Bible School. Thu 2/7, 9 PM, Menthol, Mil Mulliganos, Chinese Downhill. Fri 2/8, 10 PM, Flathead Fillups, Swidden, Elvi. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Million Yen, Brain Rakes, Beanpole, Kings & Planets. 773-489-3160.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State Parkway: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros. 312-204-9991.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Fri 2/1, Kryer. Sat 2/2, High Infidelity. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 2/8, Mr. Myers. Sat 2/9, Mistaken Identity. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Dem Again. 708-788-4065.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 8 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, and 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 2/1, Maggie Speaks, Tasty Burger. Sat 2/2, Bottle of Justus, 56 Hope Road. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 45s (no cover). Fri 2/8, Sofa King, Lake Shore Drive, Paul Allodi. Sat 2/9, Pimps, Emitter. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 2/1, Whimsical, Clip, Snake Oil. Sat 2/2, DJ Moe, P.A.C.I.F.I.C.S., Anacron, Star Candy with Renee Ruffin. Sundays, Sumo. Tue 2/5, American Motherload, Premium. Wed 2/6, Duo Servo with Scottish, Hypnofugue. Thu 2/7, MVP, Union, Nectar. Fri 2/8, Rain Gods, Dimebox, Voodoo Kings. Sat 2/9, Big Backyard, Anne Harris, Jason Tillery. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Further Notice. Sat 2/2, Chuckleheads. Fri 2/8, the Blast. Sat 2/9, White Noise. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, benefit for the Chicago Women's Health Center with Rabbit Rabbit, Archer Prewitt, Sam Prekop, Chiyoko. Sat 2/2, 9:30 PM, Moldy Peaches, Happy Supply, Flaming Fire (see Critic's Choice). Sun 2/3, 7 PM, High Strung, Velva. Mon 2/4, 9:30 PM, Ego Express, Reliable Sound Products, DJ Tommie Sunshine. Thu 2/7, 9:30 PM, Check Engine, Vida Blue, Meth & Goat. Fri 2/8, benefit for the Chicago Women's Health Center with Tortoise, Bosco & Jorge, DJ John Corbett. Sat 2/9, 9:30 PM, 90 Day Men, Sean Na Na, Mansion. Sun 2/10, 7 PM, Moth, Full Nine. 773-276-3600.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Fridays, 10 PM, "Hip-hop Cafe" with E3, Diz Crown, Vision & others. Thursdays, 9 PM, "Saba's Speakeasy" music and poetry open mike and open turntables. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Tue 2/5, 7:30 PM, Chicago Community Cinema with Ellen Rosner. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly. Sundays, DJs spin goth & industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Wednesdays, DJs spin new wave. 773-395-2700.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7 PM, open mike. 630-922-9821.

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 2/1, 7 PM, Gadjits (see Spot Check), Creature Comforts, Boy Lion, the Blamed. Sat 2/2, 5 PM, August Premier, Split Habit, Knockout, Tubuku, Starstruck; 9 PM, Tekulvi, Paper Chase, Runner, Stillwell. Sun 2/3, 7 PM, Grey AM, Why Intercept, Iron Lung, City Is Dying. Wed 2/6, 6 PM, Amazing Transparent Man, Rod, Sweater Girl, Audible Campaign. Thu 2/7, 6 PM, Frontside, Scarlet Letter; 7 PM, Douser, Nick Sondy. Fri 2/8, 6 PM, Lick Golden Sky, Myopia, Amongst the Swarm. Sat 2/9, 6 PM, Lawrence Arms, Honor System, Arrivals, the Ghost. Sun 2/10, 6 PM, Brandston, Liars Academy, Story So Far, Motion City Soundtrack. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Rico. Sat 2/2, 9:30 PM, Beatle Brothers. Tue 2/5, 8:30 PM, open stage hosted by Link Freeman with Deborah Nana & Off Twang. Fri 2/8, 10 PM, Sonny Landreth, Bluerunners. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Sonny Landreth, Steepwater Band. 708-788-2118.

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

FRANKIE J'S 4437 N. Broadway: Wednesdays, 7 PM, "Verbatim Verboten" cabaret hosted by Kurt Kolar. 312-409-1887.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 2/1, Harmony Riley. Sat 2/2, Public I. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 2/8, Kimi Hayes Band, Grin. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 2/1, 50 Lb. Head. Sat 2/2, Rotgut, Fairfields. Wed 2/6, Baked Beans. Fri 2/8, Brother Noompsi, Los Mineros. Sat 2/9, Los Feos. 773-489-5471.

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

GLENVIEW HOUSE 1843 Glenview, Glenview: Thu 2/7, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-724-7999.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 1800 N. Clybourn: Thu 2/7, 9 PM, open mike and performances with Blue Lit Souls, Half Day Bluegrass Band, and Smoking Section. 312-915-0071.

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

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 2/1, Young Fathers, Flapjacks. Sat 2/2, Big Hello, Fin. Thu 2/7, Squids, Stylus. Fri 2/8, Missile, New Love Designer. Sat 2/9, Fazer, Roscoe Plush. 773-472-5139.

HARD ROCK CAFE 63 W. Ontario: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Sweet Jane. Sat 2/2, 9:30 PM, Kimi Hayes Band. Fri 2/8, 10 PM, 2 Strung Out. 312-943-2252.

HEALING EARTH RESOURCES 3111 N. Ashland: Sat 2/2, 7:30 PM, Michael Strening Jr. 773-381-3042.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Leah Galyean Band, the Charm. Sat 2/2, 9 PM, "Cold Chicago Critical Mass Cabaret" with Warren Leming, Jim Redd, Santez & Scott Parish. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Michael Kelsey. 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mondays, 9:30 PM, Leroy Bach & Edward Burch (no cover). Wed 2/6, 10 PM, "Chicago's Finest Hour" with Cells, Sono, Mystechs, Snakelab Allstars. Fri 2/8, Ron Franklin. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Mr. Blotto. Sat 2/2, Chris Schaffer & Schaffer Street. 773-929-0944.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Reggae, soca, punta, and soul music. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Ivaneese Band, Donkeyman, Papasito, Cacho. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 2/9, 9 PM, and Sun 2/10, 8 PM, Jellyeye Drum Theater, Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six, Shu Shubat. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Maya. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike. 773-486-4093.

HOULIHAN'S 56 Oakbrook Shopping Center, Oak Brook: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 2/6, Guilty. Thu 2/7, Jon Gram. 630-573-0220.

HOULIHAN'S 125 Old Orchard Arcade, Skokie: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 2/6, Paul Allodi, Steve Roth. 847-674-5490.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM; Tuesdays through Fridays, 4:30-7 PM, E-Mics perform on the Back Porch Stage. Sat 2/2, 7:30 PM and midnight, Paramount Laser Spectacular (Pink Floyd laser show). Tue 2/5, 7:30 PM, Busta Rhymes (see Critic's Choice). Thu 2/7, Punsapaya, 56 Hope Road, Ashley Rhodes. Fri 2/8, 7 PM, Sevendust, Gravity Kills, Flaw (sold out). Sat 2/9, 8:30 PM, Lovehammers, Red Wanting Blue, Wish, Dan Darrah. Sun 2/10, Pat Green, Shooter. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Sun 2/3, Roots Rock Society. Thu 2/7, Steppers Set. Sun 2/10, Only Yabba. 312-266-2400.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and

restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, Hairbanger's Ball, Georgia Ave. Thu 2/7, Draw the

Line (Aerosmith tribute band). Fri 2/8, Maggie Speaks, Libido Funk Circus. Sat 2/9, Victor Wooten.

312-337-3486.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Nadas, Shaking Tree. Sat 2/2, Domestic Problems, Green Scene. 773-975-0505.

LES & LENA'S 17704 S. Oak Park, Tinley Park: Sat 2/9, 9 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates. 708-633-1144.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. 773-665-1110.

LITTLE ITALIAN PIZZA & PUB 1175 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Music at 9 PM. Sat 2/9, Mulligan Stu, Backdowns, Argyles. 847-459-4900.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Temple Of, Low Men, Penthouse Playboys. Sat 2/2, 9 PM, Monorail, Stank Willie, Gidgets Ga-Ga. Tue 2/5, 10 PM, Almighty Rogers (no cover). Thu 2/7, 9 PM, Mickey Brothers. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Kubzavod, Cookie Conspiracy, Multivitamins. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 2/1, 9 PM, Detholz, Long Division, Tallulah. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Bears with Adrian Belew (see Spot Check). Tue 2/5, 9 PM, Dark Star Orchestra. Wed 2/6, 9 PM, Stone, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 2/7, 9:30 PM, "Big C Jamboree" with Starlight Drifters (no cover). Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Frank Orrall with Susan Voelz, Rick Gehrenbeck, Alison Chesley, Paul Mertens & Leddie Garcia. 773-404-9494.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Music at 9 PM. Sat 2/2, Sweet Jane. Sat 2/9, Cirrus Falcon. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Sat 2/2, Roadhouse Dogs. 630-513-6300.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 2/1, 6:30 PM, Monster Trux, Methadones, Douglass Kings, Baseball Furies; 11:30 PM, SX-10 (members of Cypress Hill & Downset). Sat 2/2, 6:30 PM, Sister Machine Gun, Acumen Nation, Impossible Recording Machine. Sun 2/3, 6:30 PM, Agnostic Front, Casualties, Rise Against, Arma Angelus. Fri 2/8, 6:30 PM, Xseed, Logic 34, Blackout, Loophole. Sat 2/9, 9 PM, Lucius Warbaby, 13 Flowers,

Meqqa, Escape From Earth. Sun 2/10, 6:30 PM, Hustler, Drapes, Hushdrops, Absinthe Blind. 773-549-0203.

MIKE DITKA'S Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, John Vincent (tribute to Frank Sinatra). 312-587-8989.

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

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 2/1, Stalemate, Torn Between, Raquetball. Sat 2/2, Labrat, Rizzo Show. Mon 2/4, High Strung. Wednesdays, karaoke hosted by Teri Garcia. 773-486-7774.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Baba Yaga, Nervous Antenna. Fri 2/8, Feed the Machine. Sat 2/9, Heavy Petting, Mormon Anti-matter Choir, Rhineland Bastards. 773-728-5010.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Nicholas Tremulis Band, Julie Korman. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Velvateen, Ripley Caine, Audio Fauve. Mondays, 9 PM, "Sound Reflections" with DJs Teebot & Anomaly. Tue 2/5, 9 PM, Millimeters Mercury, Kid Charlemagne. Fri 2/8, 10 PM, Mabel Mabel, Peter Andreadis, Old Dog & friends. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Frisbie, Dorian Taj. 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Today's My Super Spaceout Day, the Shame, Stories for Boys. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Freekbass, Westfall. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Mondays, 2 AM, DJ Dan spins metal. Wed 2/6, 8 PM, Sidewalk Skolaz, Farm Crew, Garden Foundation, Brother El, Lotec. Fri 2/8, 10 PM, National Drag, Insta, Troy. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Tony Dale's Funk Hammer. 773-489-0011.

ORBIE'S INTERNATIONAL CAFE 525 Torrence, Calumet City: Fridays, 9 PM, Barbie Doll Patton. 708-891-3900.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Overeasy. Sun 2/3, Trapeze Unit. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Wed 2/6, Silver Measure. Fri 2/8, Naked Oil, Twister. Sat 2/9, Jagz. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Thu 2/7, Turnstyles. 847-266-1313.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 2/2, Paul Allodi (no cover). Sat 2/9, Tenderflake. 847-622-8888.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Quatre Tete, Watchers, Crush Kill Destroy, Jet By Day. Sat 2/2, Leroy Fix, Callaghan, Red Giant. Mon 2/4, Ditch Bill. Tue 2/5, Jenny Choi & the Third Shift, Heller Mason, Cardinals, Bergen Even. Wed 2/6, Distances, Cemor Ram, Kash. Thu 2/7, My Name is Rar-Rar, Hamicks, Kash, Mark Shippy. Fri 2/8, Bride of No-No, Plastic Crimewave, X27, Lovely Little Girls (in the back room); Velcro Lewis dance party with the Wet 'n' Wild Team, Chi-B, Misty Martinez, Elefante Gigante (in the front room). Sat 2/9, Pillowmints, Rollo Tomasi, Rules of Attraction, Nobs. 773-248-3093.

PS PUB 771 W. Dundee, Wheeling: Sat 2/9, 9 PM, emcee battle and open mike with Straight Jacket Society with Deep, Partymaster Cannon Can-2 & others. 847-563-3001, ext. 9391.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 2/2, Polkaholics. Mon 2/4, open mike hosted by Berry La Croix. Wed 2/6, Stevie Lizard & the Sextet. Sat 2/9, Chuck Cox & the Johnson Principle. 773-342-4738.

RACHEL'S CAFE & BOOKS 734 E. Schaumburg, Schaumburg: Coffeehouse plays music by Morrissey and the Smiths from 8:30 AM-5:30 PM. 847-310-9678.

RAW BAR Ivory Piano Lounge, 3720 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM. Fri 2/1, Michael Strening Jr. 773-348-7291.

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, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury; 11:45 PM, Peter Miletic. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Zamojcin; 11:45 PM, Phil Baron. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Filip. Thursdays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury; 11:45 PM, Arturo Santana. 312-640-1000.

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

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Music after 9:30 PM. Mondays, open mike. 312-733-6577.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Varnaline (see Critic's Choice), Centro-matic, Chris Mills. Mon 2/4, 9 PM, Kevin Tihista's Red Terror, Adam Schmitt. Tue 2/5, 9 PM, Emily Shrine, Mezodigm, Palaxy Tracks. Wed 2/6, 9 PM, Wes Cunningham, Jonny Polonsky (see Spot Check). Thu 2/7, 9 PM, Keith Sykes, Yellow Hammers. Fri 2/8, 10:30 PM, Oh My God, Stuart Davis. Sat 2/9, 7 PM, Anne Heaton; 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Utah Carol, Delta 88. Sun 2/10, 8 PM, Oskar Saville, Jaime Babbit. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 2/2, Jostelen Weed. Fri 2/8, Only Sons. Sat 2/9, Strange Days. 630-372-2900.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Taku Sugimoto with Gunter Muller & Kevin Drumm (see Critic's Choice). Sat 2/9, 10 PM, laptop compositions by Zbigniew Karkowski. 773-227-3617 or 312-666-0795.

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

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music in the upstairs Cabaret Room at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, 9 PM, Air This Side of Caution, Karma Tease, Fuse. Sat 2/2, Fly Williams, Math. Wed 2/6, "Indigenous" with DJs Corey Labadie & Rebecca, Nu Skool Kabaret & others. 773-278-6600.

TIME OUT 1130 Lake, Hanover Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 2/2, Slingblade. Sat 2/9, Centerline. 630-213-1006.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by the Polyrhythmic Arts Collective. 773-477-3400.

T'S 5025 N. Clark: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike with Toy Band. 773-784-6000.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM. Fri 2/1, Aerin Tedesco, Libby Reed, Kat Eggleston. Sat 2/2, Annie Capps, Tony Piscotti, Down the Line Band. Sun 2/3, Eli, Your Little Ponies, Brad Norman. Mondays, open mike hosted by Kevin Spiegel & Larry Silverman. Tue 2/5, BMI. Wednesdays, C.H.A.T. music showcase. Thu 2/7, David Thompson. Fri 2/8, Aven, Sue Demel, Pablo. Sat 2/9, Dark Green Bottles, Steve Dostal. Sun 2/10, Christine Kane, Plain Jane. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Back Swallow, Spinshine. Sat 2/2, Vine, Absinthe Blind. Fri 2/8, American Motherload, Deer Hunter, Life Without. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Saturdays, 8 PM, Pete Special Duo. Sundays, 8 PM, Daniel Roughan; 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Pete Special. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Joe Thomas; 10 PM, Joe Thomas Band; 1 AM, Koko Brunson. 312-266-7761.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Libido Funk Circus. Sat 2/2, Red Woody. Fri 2/8, High in the Lower 80's. Sat 2/9, Kato the Houseboy. 630-264-2739.

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Saturdays, open stage. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, RSB, Belize Breeze, Fire Dancer. Sat 2/2, Gizzae, Carl Brown. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wed 2/6, Carl Brown. Thu 2/7, Anthonni & the Banned Band. Fri 2/8, Flex Crew. Sat 2/9, tribute to Bob Marley with Zeleke, Indika, Ras Kelly & Doggie. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Speargrass, Starcandy. Sat 2/2, Steepwater Band, Old #8. Sundays, Outlaw Family Band. Tue 2/5, Mr. Blotto. Wednesdays, Dan Darrah Band. Thu 2/7, Schaffer Street. Sat 2/9, Rico. 773-929-1300.

dance

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Ed Vantage. 773-348-5100.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJ Eddie & DJ Breeze spin Fridays and 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. Thursdays, DJs Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BABALU 1645 W. Jackson: DJs spin merengue, bachata, house, and disco 9 PM-5 AM on Saturdays. 312-733-3512.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays and 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Sundays, DJ A+ spins downtempo house, Latin, and rare groove. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Thursdays, DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, two-step, and soul. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays through Tuesdays, 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Greg Haus spins trance, acid house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, DJ Dion. Sundays, DJs spin funk, punk, shoegazer, and glam. Mondays, DJ Boa spins synthpop, hardwave, and retro music. Tuesdays, DJ Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Wednesdays, "women's night" with DJ Dion. Thursdays, DJ Michael Serafini spins progressive house. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Braxton Holmes, Steve Santoyo, Steve Melvage. Saturdays, DJ Spin. Sundays, DJ Lil' John, DJ Derrick Wize. Mondays, DJs Brian G. & BJAK. Tuesdays, DJ Brian Borden. Wednesdays, DJs Brian G. & Frique. Thursdays, Hedonizm DJs spin. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Nique spins house. Sun 2/3, DJ Cache 22. Mondays, DJ Roki spins hip-hop, house, reggae, and trance. Tuesdays, DJs Defcut Don, ST3V3, and Shaka 23 spin techno and house. Wed 2/6, Red One, MC Duh, Bass by the Pound DJs spin jungle and drum 'n' bass. Thursdays, Synesthesia with live electro, techno, and IDM. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs spin "rock, pop, alternativo." Mondays, "House of Tut" drag night; DJs spin hip-hop, R&B, and house. Wednesdays, DJs Mustafa Rocks & Jay Too spin hip-hop, disco, soul, and R&B. Thursdays, DJ Pharris. 312-266-1234.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Saturdays and Thursdays. Thursdays, DJ Orin. 773-384-0701.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin after 9 PM Fridays, 9:30 PM Saturdays, 6 PM Sundays and Wednesdays, and 10 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays. 312-475-9800.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs spin progressive house. Saturdays, DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop. 312-666-8106.

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

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. Fri 2/1, Pound Boys, DJ Lego, DJ FLX, DJs Victor Rocha & Mike Pierce, DJ Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Saturdays, DJs Victor Rocha & Mike Pierce, DJ Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Sundays, DJ Lee, Danny the Wildchild, Evol & Lauren Flax spin drum 'n' bass. Tuesdays, Leddie Garcia. 312-266-1200.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM on weekends. Fridays, Neural Intoxications and Soulamytes. Saturdays, Citron. Sundays, DJ Vic Lavender. 312-427-1774.

CLUB 950 2122 W. Lawrence: DJs spin new wave, industrial, and electronica 9:30 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9:30 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Richard. Saturdays, DJ Abe. Wednesdays, DJ Richard. Thursdays, DJ Danny. 773-878-8241.

CLUB NYX 310 S. Halsted: Wednesdays, 10 PM-4 AM, "International Nite" DJs Red Lox, Mar, and Con spin bhangra and music from Europe, South America, South Asia, and the Middle East. 312-993-0933.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: Tuesdays through Fridays, 7 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house. 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.

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

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Felix da Housecat (see Post No Bills). Saturdays, DJs Teri Bristol & Psycho Bitch. 312-413-7000.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 2/4, 10 PM, Epectir, Found Objects. 773-489-6457.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. 312-377-1727.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays on three levels. Fridays, DJs Jay Funk, Env, Maurice Halsted, Miracle, Stix & Predator. Sat 2/2, DJs Twilite Tone, Pharris Thomas, Vince Adams, Mark Fuller, Vaughn Woods, Jay Too, D-Double, Legacy & Steele. Sundays, DJs Word & Mustafa Rocks spin hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Sheldon spins hip-hop, R&B, and reggae, DJ Question spins jazz and R&B. 312-751-2900.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State Parkway: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays through Sundays. Sundays, DJ Chris Gin. 312-204-9991.

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, 7-10 PM, DJs spin Brazilian jazz. 773-235-5700.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Sun 2/3, Wayne Montana, Jacob Ross & Fred Wells. 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: DJs spin 7:30 PM-11 PM Fridays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and 9 PM-1 AM Wednesdays. Fridays, DJ Cache 22 spins R&B, hip-hop, soul, and house (no cover). Wednesdays, Therapy DJs spin. 312-338-3788.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM nightly, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-266-1944.

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

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.

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, and until 3 AM Saturdays. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin from 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Wednesdays, DJs Cedric Combs, Flipside & Vince Lawrence spin house and hip-hop. 312-587-8469.

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

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Saturdays and Thursdays. 312-527-5600.

HIDDEN LOUNGE 651 W. Washington: Sat 2/2, 10 PM-2 AM, Deuces Wild, DJ Cache 22, and John Styles spin hip-hop and house. 312-627-0409.

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.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin house, disco, funk, hip-hop, and techno after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 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. Fridays and Saturdays, 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. 773-528-3400.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJs Cache 22, Shon Dervis & Shaky Shawun spin funk, soul, old school, and R&B (no cover). Sundays, DJ Madrid spins be-bop, hip-hop, Brasilia, broken beat, and dub. 773-772-3355.

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 & Kevin Loftus. 773-665-1110.

LITHIUM 1124 W. Belmont: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 7 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Mondays. Fridays, Derrick Wize spins house. Saturdays, DJ Troy spins hip-hop and dance. Mondays, "alt.mondays" with DJ Gene Lopez. Tuesdays, Uncle's Living Room (metal night). Wednesdays, Bartender's Choice. Thursdays, Leddie Garcia, DJ Gene Lopez. 773-477-6513.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Fridays, 7 PM-3 AM, DJ Kwest. Saturdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin hip-hop and reggae. Sundays, 10 PM, Tha Afterset Players with Marz play acid jazz. 312-649-5874.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: DJs spin nightly until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). 773-975-9244.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs nightly after 5:30 PM. 312-255-8579.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Roger Chavez/Suspect 86 spins trance. 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs Jesse de la Pena & A+ spin house, soul, Latin, and hip-hop. 312-928-2000.

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.

MYSTIQUE 157 W. Ontario: Saturdays, 10 PM, DJs World & Flipside. 312-642-2582.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music 10 PM-4 AM nightly, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Rob Kokot spins synth pop. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Thursdays, Dave Roberts spins new wave. 773-528-2622.

NIKEETA'S 633 E. Sibley, Dolton: Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Mike D. spins hip-hop, R&B, reggae, and house. 773-377-5002, ext. 4287.

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: DJ Tankboy spins funk, punk, rock, drum 'n' bass, and disco house late Fridays; DJ Form spins hip-hop and drum 'n' bass late Saturdays. Tuesdays, 2 AM, DJ Alo spins hip-hop and soul. Wednesdays, 2 AM, DJ Form. Thursdays, 2 AM, DJ Cirrhosis. 773-489-0011.

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). Wednesdays, DJ El Papichulo & DJ Johnny Rumba spin salsa dura and tropical beats. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Place: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10:30 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Mood & Lady D. Saturdays, DJs Mood & Carvajal. Wednesdays, DJ V. Thu 2/7, Bear Who?, DJs Mood & Oscar McMillan. 312-255-0022.

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. Thursdays, Ralphi Rosario. 773-486-2390.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Terry Mullan, Ron Carroll, Mazi & Rick Garcia spin deep house. Saturdays, DJs Twilite Tone, 33-1/3 & Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant, Lego, Dave Britton & Psycho Bitch. 773-278-1009.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Mondays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Sat 2/2, Angelist. Tuesdays, DJs Apocalypse & Psycho Bitch spin techno. Sat 2/9, Misstress Barbara. 312-733-6699.

RHYTHMATIC 6007 W. Grand: Fridays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJs Wreck, Big Boy Garcia, Exta-C & Loki. 773-514-2253.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: Thu 2/7, 10 PM-4 AM, "Shattered Thursdays" with DPM, Xsentrx, Angelist. 312-738-9971.

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Music after 8:30 PM. Sundays, DJ Khaaliq spins hip-hop, deep house, and R&B. Wednesdays, DJ Papa G spins reggae. 312-733-6577.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Fridays, 7-10 PM, DJ INC spins soul, funk, and disco; 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop. Saturdays, 7 PM-7 AM, DJs Justin Long & Sativa spin house. Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, DJs Lee Collins & Sadar spin disco & house; midnight-4 AM, DJs Tone B. Nimble, Norman Rockwell & Shon Dervis spin hip-hop, dancehall, house, and soul. Wednesdays, 7 PM-4 AM, DJ Hiroki spins house, hip-hop, and progressive. Thursdays, 11:30 PM-4 AM, DJ David Balquiedra spins soulful house. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Aquanote (see Critic's Choice), Darrell Woodson. Sat 2/2, Angel Alanis, Justin Long. Sun 2/3, Malcolm Effect. Mon 2/4, Alex Paterson, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins goth, ethereal, and electro. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner & DJ Brendan spin mod, 70s and 80s metal, and New York punk & new wave. Fri 2/8, DJ Colette, Frank Q. Sat 2/9, DJ Heather, DJ Rebecca. Sun 2/10, Too Hot to Handle, Dante's Voodoo Cabaret, Lietenant Commander DJ Beaver. 773-549-4140.

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 (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain & VJ Ken. Thursdays, "best of the 80s" with DJ Julian & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

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. Sundays, 10 PM-3 AM, "Whiplash" fetish night with Scary Lady Sarah, DJ Chilli Winters. 312-587-8779.

SQUAREONE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Mellow Man; 10 PM-5 AM, dancehall and hip-hop night hosted by Kwesi. Saturdays, midnight-6 AM, DJs spin house. Sundays, 9 AM-3:30 PM, DJ JC spins soul. Mondays, 8 PM, DJ Papa G spins reggae. Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJ Joseph spins broken beat and nu jazz. 773-227-7111.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Music at 8:30 PM. Sun 2/10, Ambivert, DJ Kumar, Jeff Seelbach. 773-252-9700.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: DJs spin nightly in the Lounge after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Verb spins funk. Saturdays, DJ True spins funk. Sundays, DJs Paulo & J.B. spin reggae, soul, hip-hop, and house. Mondays, open mike with Greg Golden. Tuesdays, DJs Artek, Norm, Mary Jane & Verb spin hip-hop. Wednesdays, Electrix DJs spin drum 'n' bass, house, and electronic music. Thursdays, DJ Minnesota Fabric spins rare groove. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Karlito. Saturdays, DJ Mass Transit. Sundays, RB & Ronnie. Mondays, DJ Dan. Tuesdays, DJ Springa. Wednesdays, DJ Noble. Thursdays, Doyonne & Gina Spandex spin goth. 773-227-4906.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs Goose, Jimmie Page & Jernell Geronimo. 312-491-9729.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, DJ Mungo spins R&B, funk, and old school. 773-327-2739.

VENUE 738 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Mark Fullaflava spins soul and hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ J. Honey spins soul and hip-hop. Mondays, DJ EN Green spins trance and breaks. 312-932-0202.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. Tuesdays, DJ Mercurio. Thursdays, salsa and merengue with DJ El Papichulo & DJ Ric Martinez. 847-969-1602.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, DJs Vince Adams & D-Double spin hip-hop, R&B, and reggae. Fri 2/8, Dubfire. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

KAREN BURRIS Free concert. Thu 2/7, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

RITA COOLIDGE, SONS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Hemmens Auditorium, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-931-5900.

DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN with Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury Band, Rhonda Vincent, Norman & Nancy Blake, Chris Thomas King, Bob Neuwirth, Peasall Sisters, Whites, Nashville Bluegrass Band. Sold out. Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

MARK DVORAK Free concert. Fri 2/8, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ROBBIE FULKS'S GRAND OLD TOWN SCHOOL OPRY WITH JEAN SHEPARD, GAIL DAVIES & OTHERS See Critic's Choice. Sat 2/2, 7 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JOE HICKERSON, LIA McCOO Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, First Unitarian Church of Chicago, 5650 S. Woodlawn. 773-363-6007.

JAMES KING BLUEGRASS BAND, CHICAGO BLUEGRASS BAND Sun 2/10, 2:30 PM, American Legion Hall, 1030 Central, Evanston. 847-251-0574.

SCOOTER LEE performs at a country line dance. Sat 2/2, 9 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 7:30 PM), Willowbrook Ballroom & Banquet Center, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

MIDWAY RAMBLERS Mardi Gras dance party. Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 630-833-3515.

NATURAL BOB HOLDSWORTH & FRIENDS Sat 2/2, 7:30 PM, VFW Post #6869, 2622 Des Plaines, North Riverside. 708-447-4005.

OPEN STAGE, FIDDLE JAM, AND SONG CIRCLE Fri 2/1, 6:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CLAUDIA SCHMIDT, ERIC LUGOSCH Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale. 708-802-0236.

TRAVIS TRITT Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

42ND ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

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. 773-478-4408.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. 773-384-8600.

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

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: No cover. Fri 2/1, 9:30 PM, Dalriada. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Napper Tandy. Sun 2/3, 4-9 PM, Celtic supper with dancing to the music of Gerard Haughey. Fri 2/8, 9:30 PM, John Dillon. Sat 2/9, 10 PM, Dyed in the Wool. Sun 2/10, 4-9 PM, Celtic supper with dancing to the music of John Dillon. 708-687-9323.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM on weekends. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-473-5263.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 2/2, Donnybrook. Fri 2/8, David Dunne & Blackwater. Sat 2/9, Switchback. 773-282-7035.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 2/9, Sag Valley Boys. 630-393-1247.

FUTUREWORLD 1744 E. 55th: Cyber cafe and deli with music at 8 PM. Sat 2/2, Brendan Loughrey. 773-256-1570.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sun 2/3, 6 PM, Dwain Story birthday show; 9 PM, open mike hosted by Fred. 773-489-5471.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 1800 N. Clybourn: Thu 2/7, 9 PM, open mike and performances with Blue Lit Souls, Half Day Bluegrass Band, and Smoking Section. 312-915-0071.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Sundays, 3-6 PM, traditional Irish jam session. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band (no cover). 773-883-0304.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Fri 2/1, 7:30 PM, Leslie Hunt. Fri 2/8, 7:30 PM, Flaming Red. 773-486-4093.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 9 PM, and Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Sat 2/2, 9:30 PM, Baal Tinne. 773-935-6669.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 2/4, 8:30 PM, Anish (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MASTHOUSE 528 E. Calhoun, Woodstock: Sat 2/2, 7 PM, open stage. 815-338-5164.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 S. York, Elmhurst: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/8, Switchback. 630-941-7100.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Salthill Mines. Fri 2/8, Killer Stevens. 630-513-6300.

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

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Adam Stokes. 773-743-3355.

PEGGY KINNANE'S 8 N. Vail, Arlington Heights: Irish pub and restaurant with popular and traditional music at 9:15 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Sat 2/2, Daghda. Sundays, 1-4 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). Fri 2/8, Napper Tandy. Sat 2/9, Donnybrook. 847-577-7733.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-743-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sat 2/2, 7 PM, Robbie Schaefer; 10 PM, Sons of the Never Wrong (see Spot Check), Adam Ezra. Fri 2/8, 7:30 PM, Darden Smith. Sat 2/9, 7 PM, Anne Heaton; 10 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Utah Carol, Delta 88. 773-525-2508.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Sundays, 8 PM, Chicago Rovers. 773-549-4444.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Urban Hog Wranglers. 773-772-6656.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 2/1, Larry Penn & Fred Starner. Fri 2/8, Seventy Two Others. 630-969-9720.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

BLUES IN THE NIGHT with Beth Leavell, Alanda Coon, Ashley Dearborn & Megan DeHay. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, 8 PM, and Sun 2/3, 2 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252 or 312-902-1500.

ROY HYTOWER, AUDREY QUEEN ROY, RICK STONE perform in the musical tribute Muddy Waters (The Hoochie Coochie Man). Sun 2/10, 3 PM, Black Ensemble Theater, 4520 N. Beacon. 773-769-4451.

FERNANDO JONES & MY BAND, MYSTIC WARRIORS, DANIEL McNEIL & ERIC EVANS, SANDRA LECONTE & OTHERS perform at a Black History Month celebration; free admission. Sun 2/10, 5:30 PM, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes, Evanston. 847-448-8260.

BILLY KING Free in-store performances. Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566. Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

WILLIE PICKENS, HAROLYN BLACKWELL & PATRICK BLACKWELL with actress Cheryl Lynn Bruce perform "Crossing Boundaries: Stories and Music From Biracial America." Fri 2/1, 7 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-665-7400.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Group. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Tue 2/5, Willie Kent & the Gents. 773-734-0491.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, Eddy Clearwater Band. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1, Sat 2/2, and Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 2/5, Allen Batts Band with Grana Louise. Wed 2/6, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band. Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 2/2, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sun 2/3, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. Mon 2/4, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 2/5, John Primer & the Real Deal. Wed 2/6, pro jam hosted by Big Ray. Thu 2/7, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Fri 2/8, Pistol Pete. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 2/3 and Sun 2/10, noon, Eric Noden. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Sugar Blue (no cover). 773-384-8600.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden (no cover); 9:30 PM, Phil Guy, Charlie Love. Sat 2/2, 6:30 PM, Fruteland Jackson (no cover); 9:30 PM, Johnnie Bassett, Chicago Blues Angels. Sun 2/3, Joanna Connor. Mon 2/4, jam hosted by Brother John. Tue 2/5, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. Wed 2/6, Scott Ellison. Thu 2/7, James Peterson (see Critic's Choice). Fri 2/8, 5:30 PM, Harmonica Hinds (no cover); 9:30 PM, Eddie Shaw, Eddie King. Sat 2/9, 6:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile (no cover); 9:30 PM, Sista Monica, Little Al Thomas & the Crazy House Band. Sun 2/10, John Primer. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 2/1, Lil' Arthur. 773-384-2547.

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

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, Nellie Travis. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 2/1, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 2/2, Magic Slim & the Teardrops. Fri 2/8, Eddie C. Campbell. Sat 2/9, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 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. Mondays, 8 PM, open mike with Carolyn Albritten. Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Deborra. 312-341-9787.

DEEP BLUE Prairie Rock Brewing Company, 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, Vance Kelly. 847-605-9900.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Music at 9 PM. Sat 2/2, Eric McCabe/Brian Lupo Band. Fri 2/8, Detroit Danny. Sat 2/9, Southsiders. 708-788-4065.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 2/8, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike with Liberty Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 8 PM, Killer Ray Players with Jimmy Pryor, Crumar with Harmonica George. 773-684-6800.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 2/2, Paul Kolodny. 630-393-1247.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Sat 2/9, Tenry Johns Band. 630-416-4898.

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

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

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 2/8, Gloria Shannon Band. 773-262-5767.

GUESS WHO'S WATER HOLE 3800 W. Ohio: Fridays, 10 PM, Johnny B. Moore. 773-638-1240.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 2/2, 9:30 PM, Marty Sammon Band. Tue 2/5, 8:30 PM, Studebaker John & Jimmy Burns. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam with Lenny Spatafore (no cover). Sat 2/9, 9:30 PM, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. 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 & Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Thursdays, 8 PM, spoken word and music open mike with Soul People. 773-486-4093.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, Roy Hytower. Sat 2/2, Jimmy Burns. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 2/5, Phil Armetta. Wed 2/6, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang. Thu 2/7, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Fri 2/8, Eddie Burks. 312-923-2000 or 312-527-2583.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Sat 2/2, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Mon 2/4, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Tue 2/5, Lake Effect. Fri 2/8, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Sat 2/9, Sam Savage. 312-266-2400.

JERRY'S NITE LIFE 12303 S. Halsted: Fridays, 9 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band with Pamela Zachery. 773-821-1427.

JOE'S BACK DOOR LOUNGE 236 N. Mannheim, Bellwood: Sundays, 8:30 PM, Masheen Co. Band. 708-547-1456.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Detroit Jr. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers with Kid Dynamite. Sundays, Charlie Love & Lindsey Alexander. Mondays, blues jam hosted by Frank Pellegrino Band. Tuesdays, Sam Cockrell & the Groove with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Howard Scott. Thu 2/7, Vino Louden (live radio broadcast). Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, Sandra Hall. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Sundays, 8 PM, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose Band. 312-566-0555.

LADY BLUE LOUNGE 2953 W. Madison: Sundays, 8 PM, Super Percy & His Soul Clique Band with Pamela Zachery. 773-826-0317.

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.

MAP ROOM 1949 N. Hoyne: No cover. Fri 2/1, 9:30 PM, William Purvis & the Seventh Sons. 773-252-7636.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Music at 9 PM. Sat 2/9, Hurricane Blue. 630-513-6300.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Thu 2/7, 9 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 630-446-4001.

MY FRIEND LOUNGE 10815 S. Michigan: Sundays, 6 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters. 773-624-6336.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 2/2, Lil' Al Thomas. Sat 2/9, Dave Specter. 773-252-1155.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/1, George Kilby Band. 312-943-5228.

111 CLUB 111 W. 111th: Sundays, 9 and 11 PM and midnight, Killer Ray, Jimmy Pryor & Crumar with Harmonica George. 773-821-9165.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 2/2, Vini & the Demons. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Tue 2/5, 8:30 PM, Ken Saydak Band. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 2/2, Rockin' Johnny Burgin Trio. Wed 2/6, Keith Scott Trio. Sat 2/9, Mississippi Heat. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 2/1, Kingsnakes. Sat 2/2, Roy Hytower. Fri 2/8, Pete Special Band. Sat 2/9, Eric George Band. 815-477-0340.

PUSH RODS 15600 S. Dixie Hwy.: Thursdays, 10 PM, midnight, and 1 AM, Killer Ray, Jimmy Pryor, Crumar, Mr. Shorty Mack. 312-719-3094.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Tue 2/5, Bad Cat. 773-342-4738.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, Liz Mandville Greeson. Sundays, blues jam hosted by Tom Holland's Big Blue (no cover). Wed 2/6, Sammy Fender, Sugar Baby. Thu 2/7, James Wheeler. Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, Eddy Clearwater (Sat 2/9 with Son Seals). 773-645-5200.

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Music after 8:30 PM. Tuesdays, Vini & the Demons. Thursdays, J.M. & the New Generation. 312-733-6577.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, James Peterson & Lucky Peterson (see Critic's Choice). Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursdays, pro jam hosted by Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo. Fri 2/8 and Sat 2/9, tribute to Junior Wells with Billy Boy Arnold. 773-342-0452.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band & Blue Monday Partee. Wednesdays, Max MacBach & the Midnite Creepers. 773-772-6656.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/8, Son Seals, Steepwater Band. 773-929-1300.

jazz

concerts

FRED ANDERSON & TATSU AOKI accompany Frank Perugini's film Scar of Shame. Sun 2/3, 7 PM, Max Palevsky Cinema, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th. 773-702-8359 or 773-702-7999.

ARTS CENTER JAZZ ENSEMBLE WITH BRIENN PERRY & JACKIE ALLEN under the direction of Tom Tallman. Fri 2/1, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DAVID BENOIT Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Governors Hwy. and Stuenkel Rd., University Park. 708-235-2222.

TODD BOYCE Free concert. Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

JOHN BURNETT ORCHESTRA WITH FRIEDA LEE performs at WDCB's 3rd annual winter gala and benefit; pianist Bruce Oscar also performs. Fri 2/8, 7 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 630-942-4200.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 2/3, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

MARGARET CARLSON WITH FRANK MANTOOTH & FRIENDS Concerts for a Cause benefit concert. Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Shannon Hall, Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren, Batavia. 630-761-8298.

CARLOS ACTIS DATO performs solo and with Fred Lonberg-Holm and Glenn Kotche; free admission. Sat 2/9, 2 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ORBERT DAVIS QUINTET WITH ED PETERSON Fri 2/8, 8 PM, auditorium, Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted, Chicago Heights. 708-709-3500.

ORBERT DAVIS SEXTET Sun 2/10, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-575-8000.

ERNEST DAWKINS & LIVE THE SPIRIT JAZZ BAND, FAMILY TREE CREW Free concert and presentation entitled Jazz 'n' Hip-hop: The Continuum of Jazz in Hip-hop Music. Sat 2/9, 2 PM, International Hall, Kennedy-King College, 6800 S. Wentworth. 773-651-7563.

DuSABLE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI perform following a panel discussion about Captain Walter Dyett. Musicians include Jimmy Ellis, Bill Yancey, T.S. Galloway, Earma Thompson, Edwin Daugherty, Charles Heath, and Paul Serono. Wed 2/6, 7 PM (discussion begins at 6 PM), Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DAVE FLIPPO Free concert. Sun 2/3, 3 PM, choral hall room P-100, Performance Arts Building, College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake. 847-543-2300.

DONALD HARRISON & THE GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

STEVEN HASHIMOTO QUARTET Free concert. Fri 2/1, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

JAZZMIN' Free in-store performance. Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 W. 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

JEFF LASKY TRIO Free in-store performance. Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 336 S. Rte. 59, Naperville. 630-637-9700.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY JAZZ NIGHT III under the direction of Don Owens and Daniel Farris, and coordinated by Joel Spencer. Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

AARON PARKS TRIO Sat 2/9, 8 PM, St. Giles Episcopal Church, 3025 Walters, Northbrook. 847-272-6622.

WILLIE PICKENS, HAROLYN BLACKWELL & PATRICK BLACKWELL with actress Cheryl Lynn Bruce perform "Crossing Boundaries: Stories and Music From Biracial America." Fri 2/1, 7 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-665-7400.

PILLOW accompanies the film A Page of Madness. Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Columbia College, 600 S. Michigan. 773-293-1447.

PROVISO EAST HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND under the direction of Reginald A. Wright, with the Poe Classical School Choir under the direction of Barry Elmore; free admission. Sun 2/3, 2 PM, Sixth-Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th. 312-225-5300.

JOAN REYNOLDS with Tom Bartlett, Wayne Jones, Chris Strind, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, and Leah Bezin. Sun 2/10, 4 PM, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest. 847-234-6060.

PETER SALTZMAN TRIO Free concert. Tue 2/5, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JAMES SANDERS QUARTET Free concert. Fri 2/8, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DON STIERNBERG QUINTET Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, 8 PM, SecondSpace Theatre, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

SY BOUNDS JAZZ CAFE Free in-store performance. Mon 2/4, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

MALACHI THOMPSON & AFRICA BRASS, HARRY HUNT & THE MARSHAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE Fri 2/8, 7 PM, Inner Circle, Chicago Circle Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted. 312-413-5070.

JON WEBER Tribute to Fats Waller. Sun 2/10, 3 PM, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-432-1515.

PHIL WOODS QUINTET Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

jazz

clubs

AMBASSADOR 7050 W. Belmont: Restaurant and bar. Thursdays, 7 PM, Steve Zuterek Trio. 773-286-9337.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 2/1, noon, Franz Jackson, Tom Hope, Peter Roothan, Wayne Jones & Dan Delorenzo; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 2/2, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Jeannie Lambert & Russ Phillips with the Tom Hope Trio. Sundays, 7 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wed 2/6, noon, Steven Hashimoto & Pat Fleming; 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson's Organ Express. Thu 2/7, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman Quintet. Fri 2/8, noon, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, Tom Hope, Rob Amster & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 2/9, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Von Freeman Quintet with Bettye Reynolds. 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 2204 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 6-9 PM, Famous Pizza Gig Quartet with John Lewis, Steven Hashimoto, Heath Chappell & others. 773-472-7400.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Fridays, 8 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-1919.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 2/1 through Sun 2/3, Detour. Thu 2/7 through Sun 2/10, Charlie Johnson. 312-751-2433.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Matt Geraghty Project (no cover). 773-348-3665.

BARTON'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge: Fri 2/1 and Fri 2/8, 7:30 PM, Leon Keyes Jr. & Phriends (no cover). 630-325-2900.

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

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Denise La Grassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Bradley Williams Quartet with Gingi Lahera (no cover). 630-574-2155.

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

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Thu 2/7, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Fri 2/8, Chris Foreman Trio. 773-384-2547.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 6-9 PM, Libby York. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 2/1, 9 PM, Sonny G. Quartet. Saturdays, 9 PM, Segue. 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, Charles Braugham & Don Stille. Fri 2/8, 9 PM, Tony Smith. 847-647-8282.

CHEF'S STATION 915 Davis, Evanston: Sundays, 11 AM-2 PM, John Kregor/Alex Bednarke Duo. 847-570-9838.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music at 8 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Les Walton Trio. Thursdays, Scott Stenten Duo. 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.

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.

DEEP BLUE Prairie Rock Brewing Company, 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, Eddie Harrison Jump Stars. 847-605-9900.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM. Tue 2/5, Josh Abrams/Ron Dewar/Jeff Parker/Chad Taylor Quartet. Wed 2/6, Jeff Parker & Chad Taylor. 773-276-3600.

ENTRE NOUS Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Restaurant with music at 6:30 PM; no cover. Fri 2/1, Sat 2/2, Fri 2/8, and Sat 2/9, Spider Saloff. 312-565-7997.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Thu 2/7, Bob Baglione Trio. 630-377-9222.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 2/7, 8 PM, Brienn Perry Orchestra with Frieda Lee. Sun 2/10, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays, 8 PM, Quiet Storm with Ishma Durah & Nate Griffin. 773-528-4033.

FOUNDRY Upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar, 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: No cover. Thu 2/7, 7:30 PM, Mark Colby Duo. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets. 630-416-4898.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago will perform to recordings by Johnny Frigo to celebrate the release of Frigo's "Collected Works"; the program also features video footage and poetry (no cover). 312-666-1695.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 2/4, Ron Cooper. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fri 2/1, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. Sat 2/2, Vincent, Allen & Howell. Wednesdays, Steve Evans Trio. Thursdays, Temple Schultz with Vijay Tellis Nayak. Sat 2/9, Jazz Solution with Tunia. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 2/1, 9:30 PM, the Business. Sat 2/2, 10 PM, Terisa Griffin. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Mambo Jazz. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. Thu 2/7, 9 PM, Frank Lamphere Quartet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 2/1, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Ron Perrillo Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Ron Perrillo Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 2/3, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mon 2/4, 9 PM, Hinda Hoffman Quintet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wed 2/6, 9 PM, Steve Million Quintet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 2/8, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Mama Digdown's Brass Band; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Jeff Newell's New-Trad Octet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 2/10, 11 PM, Lewis Brothers. 773-878-5552.

HAPPY VILLAGE 1059 N. Wolcott: Mondays, 9 PM, DJs spin swing dance music (preceded by dance lessons at 7 and 8 PM). 773-486-1512.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 2/1, 9 PM, 8 Bold Souls, Tricolor. Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Wed 2/6, 8 PM, Tatsu Aoki's Miyumi Project. Thu 2/7, 8 PM, Goran Ivanovic & Fareed Haque. Fri 2/8, 9 PM, Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Sat 2/2, 6:30 PM, Laksar Reese Trio. 773-486-4093.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9:30 PM. Sun 2/3, Dave Pavkovic Band, Matana Roberts/Josh Abrams/Chad Taylor (see Critic's Choice). Sun 2/10, Frank Rosaly with Alec Ramsdell, Mike Reed & Brian Dibblee. 773-935-2118.

JACK'S 3201 N. Halsted: Sundays, 11:30 AM-2 PM, jazz brunch with John Paris & Anthony Brock. 773-244-9191.

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 2/1 through Sun 2/3, Larry Coryell Trio. Thu 2/7 through Sun 2/10, Lynne Arriale Trio. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, Sonny Turner Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

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

KARIZMA 4741 Main, Skokie: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 2/1, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Sat 2/2, 9:30 PM, Hinda Hoffman Quartet. Sun 2/3, noon, Tim Green Trio. Wed 2/6, 8 PM, Layni Katz. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet with Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Nori Tanaka. Fri 2/8, 9:30 PM, Michael Raynor Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: Tue 2/5, 10 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-862-7877.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Fridays and Thursdays, 9 PM, Anne Pringle & Mark Burnell. 312-649-5874.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Sundays, 5:30 PM, Scott Holman. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM, and Mondays, 5 PM, Scott Holman. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 8 PM, Bobby Broom Trio. 773-404-9494.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Fri 2/1, 4:30 PM, Jeanne Becker; 9 PM, Erin McDougald (no cover). Sat 2/2, 9 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. Mon 2/4, 4:30 PM, Jeanne Becker. Tue 2/5, 4:30 PM, Elaine Dame. Wed 2/6, 4:30 PM, Erin McDougald. Thu 2/7, 4:30 PM, Elaine Dame; 9 PM, Spider Saloff (no cover). Fri 2/8, 4:30 PM, Marshall Vente; 9 PM, Elaine Dame (no cover). Sat 2/9, 9 PM, Nick Colionne. 312-565-6665.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Wed 2/6, 7 PM, Barry Winograd Trio. 630-446-4001.

MISKA'S LIQUORS & DELI 3205 N. Leavitt: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra. 773-882-8897.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Sat 2/2, Dave Miller, Darren Garvey. 773-728-5010.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ken & Jim Show. 847-869-0450.

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

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant with music at 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Valerie Salgado Booker & Andres Castillo perform Latin jazz. 773-545-7022.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 2/1, Erica Mather Trio. Sat 2/2, Chris Greene & New Perspective. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Frank Catalano Trio. Thursdays, Jeff Parker Trio. Fri 2/8, Rankinfyle. Sat 2/9, George McRae Trio with Jim Gailloreto. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Sundays, 5:30 PM, Kara Kesselring. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Sami Scot. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Duo. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Fri 2/1, 6 PM, Donny Nichilo; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Quartet. Sat 2/2, 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Quartet. Sun 2/3, 8:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mon 2/4, 8:30 PM, Two for Brazil. Wed 2/6, 8:30 PM, Ryan Cohan Trio. Thu 2/7, 8:30 PM, Los Hombres Perdidos. Fri 2/8, 6 PM, Donny Nichilo; 9 PM, Jeff Newell Quartet. Sat 2/9, 9 PM, Steve Evans Quartet. Sun 2/10, 5 PM, Donny Nichilo Duo; 8:30 PM, Russell Rowe Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Frank Portolese Trio. Sat 2/2, Corky McClerkin Trio. Tuesdays, Steve Frisbie/Liam Davis Duo. Fri 2/8, Dave Hildebrand Trio. Sat 2/9, Henry Johnson Organ Quartet. 847-266-1313.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 2/1, Q-Blue. Sundays, open jam hosted by Jeremy Callner Trio. Thu 2/7, Equinox 5. Fri 2/8, Taku Akiyama Quintet. 773-342-4738.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 312-491-1122.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Taku Sugimoto with Gunter Muller & Kevin Drumm (see Critic's Choice). 773-227-3617 or 312-666-0795.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Thursdays, 8 PM, Vince Green & 7th Avenue. 312-932-0006.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quintet. 773-772-6656.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 4500 S. Michigan: Saturdays, 7-9:30 PM, jazz jam session (no cover). 773-377-5004, ext. 2228.

SPIRIT CAFE 131 Dundee, Buffalo Grove: Thursdays, 8 PM, Nick Tesker Quartet. 847-465-1526.

TIAWANNAS MEXICAN CANTINA 2115 W. Galena, Aurora: Sat 2/9, 6:30 PM, Zvonimir Tot & Steven Hashimoto. 630-264-0634.

TRATTORIA LUIGI'S 154 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Frank Lamphere Trio (no cover). 847-991-7006.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8 PM, Kimberly Gordon Duo; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Brian O'Hern; 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 2/1, Nicole Mitchell & Black Earth Ensemble. Sat 2/2, Matana Roberts/Josh Abrams/Chad Taylor (see Critic's Choice). Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Thu 2/7, Darius Savage Trio. Fri 2/8, Damon Short Quartet. Sat 2/9, David Boykin Expanse. 312-791-9050.

VIKING STEAKHOUSE 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. 773-728-3114.

international

concerts

CASOLANDO performs as part of the museum's "First Fridays" reception. Fri 2/1, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

DOIS NO CHORO Sat 2/9, 1 PM (free in-store performance), Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927. Sat 2/9, 3 PM (free in-store performance), Borders Books & Music, 1500 W. 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800. Sun 2/10, 4 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. 773-442-4636.

BAABA MAAL Sold out. Sun 2/10, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

ROBBEN ISLAND SINGERS Songs and stories from South Africa. Sat 2/2, 7 PM, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-665-7400.

SONES DE MEXICO Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Unity Temple, 875 Lake, Oak Park. 708-445-8955.

ZABAVA FOLK ORCHESTRA, BYELORUSSIAN CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE CHOIR ENSEMBLE Free concert of Russian, Ukrainian, and Moldavian folk music under the direction of Vladimir Vorobev. Sat 2/9, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Rush and Pearson. 312-787-8625.

international

clubs

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Sun 2/3, 7 PM, Grupo Kaskara, Luiz Ewerling & A Cor do Brasil. 773-281-4444.

BLACK FOREST 8840 Waukegan, Morton Grove: Saturdays, 6 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary. 847-965-3113.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 2/2, 10 PM, William Gomez con Cache Orquesta (preceded by dance lessons at 9 PM). Thu 2/7, 8 PM, Goran Ivanovic & Fareed Haque. 312-362-9707.

LUNA MEXICANA 3565 W. Fullerton: Thursdays, 8 PM, Yorumba (no cover). 773-252-1639.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM. Fri 2/8, A Cor do Brasil, Grupo Kaskara. 773-871-3757.

MAMBO 3336 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 5 PM-midnight, Blue Son, En Clave Negra. 773-481-2050.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Sat 2/2, 7 PM, benefit for Amate House with Hector Silveira Orchestra (call 773-745-0002 for more information). Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant with music at 7 PM. Thursdays, Ecuadoran vocalist Alex Silva. 773-736-9498.

PLAVA LAGUNA 2610 W. Peterson: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Bosnian folk music. 773-465-1483.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Mondays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJ Eddie "Mozkito" Cruz spins salsa (with dance lessons by Manny Lopez). 312-932-0006.

classical

ADAMS DUO AND PLAYERS JOYEUSE with trumpeters Margaret and Channing Philbrick, percussionist Russ Knutson, organist Judith Trosen, alto Kathy Cowan, sopranos Joanna Beu and Gerri Kaye, tenor John Eskola, baritone Nick Hartley, and bagpiper Ernie Halley in a "Concert of Wedding Music" (Handel, Bach, Clarke, Pachelbel, Schubert, traditional, and others). Sun 2/3, 2 PM, St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland. 312-642-2498, ext. 21.

ALICE MILLAR CHAPEL CHOIR, ORCHESTRA, AND BRASS ENSEMBLE with organist Margaret McElwain Kemper (Schubert, Rheinberger, Corigliano). Sun 2/10, 5 PM, Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

AMERICAN CHAMBER STRINGS Roland Vamos conducts a free concert. Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

AMERICAN GRANDS VII features some 230 pianists performing in various ensemble configurations with conductor and percussion section. Sat 2/9, 3 and 7:30 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin. 847-622-0300.

ARS VIVA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Alan Heatherington, conductor, with clarinetist J. Lawrie Bloom in an all-Mozart program. Sun 2/10, 7:30 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300.

ANNIE ARTINIAN AND ADAM CHLASTAWA in a free duo-piano program (Brahms, Chopin, Haydn). Fri 2/1, 7:30 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-5560.

RACHEL BARTON violin. Sat 2/2, 8 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300 or 312-902-1500.

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Barry Wordsworth, conductor, with violinist Nicola Loud. Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5010.

BURNHAM STRING QUARTET (Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms). Sun 2/3, 4 PM, private residence (call for location). 773-442-4978. Tue 2/5, 8 PM, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS (Schoenberg, Thomas, Mozart). Sun 2/3, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. Mon 2/4, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS perform Poulenc's Sextour in a free recital. Mon 2/4, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 2/1, 1:30 PM, and Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Daniele Gatti, conductor, with pianist Gianluca Cascioli (Stravinsky, Beethoven, Brahms). Thu 2/7 through Sat 2/9, 8 PM, and Sun 2/10, 3 PM, Manfred Honeck, conductor, with pianist Lang Lang (Thomas, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky). "Pre-concert conversations" take place one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WIND QUINTET Sun 2/3, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MEMBERS OF CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in a free youth concert. Wed 2/6, 4:15 PM, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 312-747-2536.

CLASSICAL ARTS ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop conductor, with soprano Patrice Michaels and bass-baritone Peter Van De Graaff in a program of "Mozart-era opera arias." Sun 2/10, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-328-4292.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in a public rehearsal. Sat 2/2 and Sat 2/9, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Dvorak, Wagner, Beethoven). Sun 2/3, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-341-1521 or 312-744-6630.

COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL features saxophonist Andrew Carpenter, sopranos Susan Lundholm and Carolyn Niehoff, guitarist Steven Vasquez, and pianists John Neundorf, Kathleen Whitmer Cizewski, Tom Hoekstra, and Pamela Jones. Free admission. Sun 2/3, 4 PM, Mainstage Theatre, Performing Arts Building, College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake. 847-548-0594.

DEARING CONCERT DUO in a free recital. Fri 2/8, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729.

DU PAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor, with pianist Alexander Tselyakov (Sibelius, Rachmaninoff). Sun 2/3, 4 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-690-8644.

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Squires, conductor, with cellist Wendy Warner (Wagner, Dvorak, Ginastera, R. Strauss). Fri 2/1, 8:30 PM, Sat 2/2, 8 PM, and Sun 2/3, 3:30 PM, Hemmens Auditorium, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-888-4000.

ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop, conductor, with steel pan soloist Liam Teague (Bernstein, Schickele, Jan Bach). Sat 2/9, 8 PM (with preconcert lecure at 6:45 PM), Hammerschmidt Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-941-0202.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Sat 2/2, 8-10 PM, Dave Byron, guitar. 630-922-9821.

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH SCHOLA CHOIR Dennis Northway conducts a family concert (Humperdinck and others). Sun 2/10, 3:30 PM, Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake, Oak Park. 708-442-9453.

LINDA OGDEN HAGEN AND JAMES SCHOPP soprano and tenor, with pianist Barbara Vanderwall in a free recital (Mendelssohn, Mahler, Ives, Rorem, Copland, Monteverdi, Puccini). Sat 2/2, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-5300.

RICHARD HOSKINS performs organ music of Bach. Sun 2/10, 2 PM, St. Chrysostom's Church, 1414 N. Dearborn. 312-944-1083, ext. 19.

BRENDA HUANG piano, in a free concert (Debussy, Messiaen, Ravel). Fri 2/1, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

NANCY HUMPHREY harpsichord, in an all-Bach program. Sun 2/10, 7:30 PM, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 330 Laurel, Highland Park. 847-432-4458.

ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Carmon DeLeone, conductor, with harpists Kara Bershad and Stephen Hartman and the Moraine and South Suburban chorales (Bach, Menotti, Rutter, Watkins). Sun 2/10, 3 PM, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-481-7774.

JOSH JONES tenor, with pianist Chris Thompson (Argento and others). Thu 2/7, 7 PM, Herrick Chapel, Judson College, 1151 N. State, Elgin. 847-695-2500, ext. 3300.

KATHLEEN KASTNER AND LEE JOINER percussion and violin, with others. Mon 2/4, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5099.

LANDOLFI PIANO TRIO in a free recital. Fri 2/1, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-2729.

MARK LEKAS, TODD NICKOW, AND PATRICK ZINOZICH cello, clarinet, and piano (Bernstein, Barber, Brahms). Tue 2/5, 7:30 PM, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1218 W. Addison. 773-719-1938.

LUTHER COLLEGE NORDIC CHOIR (Schutz, Bach, Mendelssohn, Christiansen, and others). Sat 2/2, 7 PM, Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont. 773-472-3383 or 866-468-3401.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Fri 2/1, Mon 2/4, and Fri 2/8, 7:30 PM, Bruno Bartoletti, conductor (Puccini, La boheme). Sat 2/2 and Wed 2/6, 6 PM, and Sat 2/9, 1 PM, Andrew Davis, conductor, with tenor Gosta Winbergh, soprano Catherine Malfitano, baritone Mark Delavan, and bass Matti Salminen (Wagner, Parsifal). See Critic's Choice. 312-332-2244.

MOSCOW STRING QUARTET with pianist Luba Dubinsky (Mozart, Shostakovich, Brahms). Sun 2/10, 3 PM (with "pre-concert conversation" at 2:15 PM), Johnson Auditorium, Downers Grove North High School, 4436 Main, Downers Grove. 630-963-9093.

MOZART SINFONIA Diana Kodner, conductor, with the Sacred Heart Church Adult Choir in an all-Mozart program. Sun 2/10, 5 PM, Sacred Heart Church, 1077 Tower, Winnetka. 847-492-0495.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with violinist Gerardo Ribeiro (Mozart, Brahms). Thu 2/7, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC BAND (Hailstork, Maslanka, Finney, Hartley). Fri 2/8, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE with bass-baritone William Warfield (Dvorak, Copland). Fri 2/1, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Bartok, Bruckner). Sat 2/2, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

PACIFICA QUARTET with cellist Paul Katz (Schubert, Beethoven). Sat 2/9, 8 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal. Sat 2/2 and Sat 2/9, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

ANTOINE REBSTEIN piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Martin, Schubert, Rachmaninoff). Wed 2/6, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

REMBRANDT CHAMBER PLAYERS with bassoonist Dennis Michel, violinist Teresa Fream, and winners of the seventh annual High School Chamber Music Competition (Bach, Shostakovich, Huydts). Sun 2/10, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-328-4883.

ST. LUKE CHOIR OF MEN AND BOYS, GIRLS CHOIR, AND ADULT SCHOLA Richard Webster, conductor, with organist Eric Budzynski and orchestral ensemble in a "Festival of Hymns with Readings." Sun 2/10, 5 PM, Parish Church of St. Luke, 939 Hinman, Evanston. 847-475-3630, ext. 49.

RAGHU SURYANARAYANAN piano, in a free recital (Rachmaninoff, Scriabin). Thu 2/7, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-3427 or 773-702-8069.

STUDENTS OF THE SUZUKI-ORFF SCHOOL FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS Sat 2/2, 3 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-738-2646.

ANDREA AMDAHL TAYLOR AND RICHARD BOLDREY soprano and piano (Handel, Berlioz, Koechlin, Bellini, Verdi, Argento, Sondheim, Bernstein). Sun 2/3, 3 PM, St. James Lutheran Church, 1380 N. Waukegan, Lake Forest. 847-234-4859.

BRIAN TOROSIAN guitar (Albeniz, Beaser, Weiss, Nuske, Mertz). Thu 2/7, 7:30 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-5909.

ALEXANDER TSELYAKOV piano, in a free recital (Chopin, Rachmaninoff). Sat 2/2, 3 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1050 E. 59th. 773-702-3427 or 773-702-8069.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Stephen Huang conducts a free concert (Beethoven, Sullivan). Sun 2/10, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

LAURI VASAR AND KATRIN LEHISMETS baritone and soprano, with pianist Ulla Millistfer in a program of Broadway show songs. Benefit for Lake Forest Symphony Association. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, 6 PM, Knollwood Club, 1890 N. Knollwood, Lake Forest. 847-295-2135 or 847-234-1600.

WHEATON COLLEGE WIND ENSEMBLE Dwayne Corbin conducts a free "Evening of American Band Music." Wed 2/6, 7 PM, Fox River Christian School, 3450 Swenson, Saint Charles. 630-337-0405.

WILLIAM FERRIS CHORALE David Willcocks conducts a program of English music (Byrd, Tomkins, Parsons, Purcell, Wesley, Bairstow, Ireland, Elgar, Willcocks). Fri 2/8, 8 PM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 690 W. Belmont. 773-325-2000.

FABIO ZANON guitar (Berkeley, Miranda, Scott, D. Scarlatti, Mignone). Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ANNA ZAWADZKA, GENE SCHLABACH, AND ANNETTE LAMBETA flute, piano, and narrator (Chopin, Grieg, Gershwin, Mozart, Villa-Lobos, and others). Sat 2/9, 7:30 PM, Arts Center, 200 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. 708-457-2030.

fairs & festivals

CELEBRATION SHERWOOD! Sherwood Conservatory of Music, 1312 S. Michigan. Sat 2/9, 12:45 PM, All-City Junior High School Orchestra; 1:30 PM, students and faculty of Sherwood Conservatory; 2:20 PM, Sherwood Conservatory scholarship winners; 3:30 PM, Kerry Leung and Janice Yang; 3:45 PM, Cuerdas Clasicas (Bach, Ponce, and others); 4:30 PM, Gold Coast Quintet; 5:45 PM, Michael Taylor Jembe Ensemble; 6:20 PM, University of Illinois at Chicago Jazz Trio. 312-427-6267 or 773-764-9882.

42ND ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th: Fri 2/1, 8 PM, Brendan Bulger & Jim DeWan, Aaron Moore & Billy Flynn, Roni Stoneman with the Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band, Jesse Lege & Ed Poullard, David Davis & the Warrior River Boys. Sat 2/2, 7:30 PM, Matapat, Bob Herring, Joe Fallon & Jake Krack, Sones de Mexico Ensemble, Aaron Moore & Billy Flynn, David Davis & the Warrior River Boys. Sun 2/3, 6 PM, Slanina Tamburitza Band, Roni Stoneman with the Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band, Matapat, Brendan Bulger & Jim DeWan, Bob Herring, Joe Fallon & Jake Krack. 773-702-7300.

miscellaneous

AMERICAN GRANDS VII features some 230 pianists performing in various ensemble configurations with conductor and percussion section. Sat 2/9, 3 and 7:30 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin. 847-622-0300.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 2/10, 7 PM, "Uptown Poetry Slam" with music by Pong Unit. 773-878-5552.

KIDS FARE: LIFT EVERY VOICE Children's concert with William Warfield & friends in a concert honoring Black History Month. Sat 2/9, 10:30 AM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NEW HORIZONS BAND Charles Hawes conducts a free concert. Mon 2/4, 1 PM, North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Rd., Northfield. 847-446-3822.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 2/10, 4 PM, children's show with Justin Roberts. 773-525-2508.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Fri 2/1, 10 PM, Taku Sugimoto with Gunter Muller & Kevin Drumm (see Critic's Choice). Sat 2/9, 10 PM, laptop compositions by Zbigniew Karkowski. 773-227-3617 or 312-666-0795.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Fri 2/1, Royal Steppers. Mon 2/4, Saint Ignatius Preparatory High School Concert Band. Thu 2/7, African music and dance with Spirit. Fri 2/8, McDade Classical School Chorus. 312-346-3278.

LAURI VASAR & KATRIN LEHISMETS baritone and soprano, with pianist Ulla Millistfer in a program of Broadway show songs. Benefit for Lake Forest Symphony Association. Fri 2/1 and Sat 2/2, 6 PM, Knollwood Club, 1890 N. Knollwood, Lake Forest. 847-295-2135 or 847-234-1600.

Add a comment