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ABSTRACT GIANTS perform as part of the free music and poetry series "Voices of a New Black Millennium." Wed 6/5, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

AC ROCK Free admission. Sun 6/9, 1:30 PM, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood, Des Plaines. 847-376-2787 or 847-376-2839.

TREY ANASTASIO Thu 6/6, 7:30 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

LUKA BLOOM Sat 6/8, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

BLUE SHIFT No cover. Sun 6/9, 8 PM, Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln. 618-670-8933.

ANDREA BOCELLI Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

BREECH Free in-store performance. Wed 6/5, 6 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

OSCAR BROWN JR. & MAGGIE BROWN, REGIE GIBSON, TED JONES and others perform as part of "Bridging the Gap Between Poetry and Rap: Part 2"; free admission. Sun 6/2, 1 PM, Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted. 312-745-2080.

JENNIFER CHADA, JOAN CURTO, LUCIA SPINA Cabaret concert under the direction of Scott Williams; benefit for Playhouse 111. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Playhouse 111, 111 N. Hale, Wheaton. 630-260-1820.

TOM CHAPIN & STEVE CHAPIN Tribute to Harry Chapin; sold out. Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

CLYDE FEDERAL Free concert. Fri 5/31, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS, BILLY BOB THORNTON Sold out. Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

EVAN DANDO 18 & over show. Fri 6/7, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

J. DAVIS TRIO performs as part of the museum's "First Fridays" reception. Fri 6/7, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

DEEP Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

ARETHA FRANKLIN Sun 6/2, 7 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

SAMMY HAGAR, DAVID LEE ROTH Sat 6/1, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sat 6/8, 7:30 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 414-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

JARS OF CLAY, JENNIFER KNAPP Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Odeum, 1033 N. Villa, Villa Park. 800-965-9324 or 312-559-1212.

LOS JODIDOS, ESKE, NON-FIKTION NOIS, HUMAN ORDER, SPARE CHANGE, PKDORES Sat 6/1, 7 PM, Seven Three Split, 971 W. 18th. 708-516-1589.

WOODY JOHNSON BAND Free concert. Thu 6/6, 7 PM, Bank One Plaza, 1603 Orrington, Evanston. 847-328-5864.

SCOTT KANNBERG, DAVID DONDERO Free in-store performance; see Spot Check on Preston School of Industry. Sat 6/1, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

KARMA SUTRA Free in-store performances. Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800. Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

KENNY LATTIMORE, SHADO perform at a benefit for Pill Hill, Near the Pier, Lakeview, and Hyde Park Development Centers aboard Odyssey Cruise Lines. Sat 6/8, 11:30 PM, departing from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 773-221-5437.

LOVEHAMMERS, WISH, GELHEADS 18 & over show. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

MONKEES WITH DAVY JONES & MICKY DOLENZ, BARRY WILLIAMS Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

BOB MUSIAL Free in-store performance. Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

NYLONS Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Hemmens Auditorium, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-931-5900.

OCTOBER CRIFASI with members of Fetal Position and the Old Town School Women's Rock Ensemble. Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

OPEN MIKE hosted by David Crawford. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

RASHAN PATTERSON Wed 6/5, 5 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

PHRANC, LUCIE BLUE TREMBLAY, PRINCE MYSHKINS, WAXER, MOSES, JOHN HASBROUCK perform at Queer Is Folk Festival II (see Spot Check) hosted by Scott Free. Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PORCHLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY Cast members perform selections from their musical A New Brain; free concert. Thu 6/6, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ARCHER PREWITT Free in-store performance. Tue 6/4, 4 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

CHARLIE PROSE Tue 6/4 through Fri 6/7, 2 PM, and Sat 6/8 and Sun 6/9, 3:30 PM, Drury Lane Theatre, 2500 W. 95th, Evergreen Park. 708-422-0404.

RAPHAEL SAADIQ Mon 6/3, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

MARTIN SHORT performs comedy and music accompanied by the Illinois Chamber Symphony. Fri 5/31, 7 PM, Paramount Arts Centre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666 or 312-559-1212.

RICK SPRINGFIELD Sat 6/1, 7 and 10 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

GARY STIER Free concert. Fri 6/7, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Pine Valley Cosmonauts (see Critic's Choice) with David Yow, Sally Timms, Dean Schlabowske, Janet Bean, Puerto Muerto, Edith Frost, Diane Izzo, Rick "Cookin'" Sherry, Kelly Hogan, Chris Mills. Sat 6/1, 6:30 PM, Fred Holstein, Ed Holstein; 10:30 PM, Life at Sea, Naysayers, Wolcott. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, benefit for WLUW with National Wrecking Company, Cooksie, Pillowmints, Stickman Jones, Big Angry Fish. Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Damnations (see Spot Check), Kirk Rundstrum Band, Single Malt Band. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Dave Edmunds, Marshall Crenshaw. Sun 6/9, 9 PM, Shana Morrison. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Mighty Joe. 847-397-3100.

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

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington, Barrington: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin. Sat 6/1, 9 PM, Dave Anderson & the I-Lites. Wednesdays, 8 PM, A.C.E. open mike. Sat 6/8, 9 PM, Katy Lied (Steely Dan cover band). 847-381-8585.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 5/31, Hillbilly Winos, Fonnmhor, Lunch. Sat 6/1, Gaza Strippers, Cutthroats 9, Peelers. Sun 6/2, 8 PM, Danger Adventure, My Secret Service, Plane. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 6/4, members of Silkworm spin records, Interociter performs. Wed 6/5, Kill-a-watts, Holy Ghosts, Functional Blackouts. Thu 6/6, Abalone Penguin, Audio I.D., Breech. Fri 6/7, Helen Stellar, Hudson Assembly, Mathie, Asher. Sat 6/8, Jay Bennett & Edward Burch, Virgil Shaw, Wendy DiBias. 773-281-4444.

BECCO D'ORO RISTORANTE 160 E. Huron: Music at 8 PM. Fri 5/31, Scott Holman. Sat 6/1, Wanda Bishop. 312-787-1300.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the Entertainment Center: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Frank Raven. 773-435-0130.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: No cover. Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Anacron. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Fallen Angels. Wed 6/5, 9 PM, Steve & Liam. Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Rico. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Dante's Voodoo Cabaret, Reverend Glasseye & His Wooden Legs. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Sonar Wave Lab. Sundays, 9:30 PM, "Grateful Dead Jam Night" with Terrapin Flyer. Sat 6/8, Soul Slipper. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Diddy Twister. Sat 6/1, Ragweed. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Fri 6/7, Sonnets. Sat 6/8, Penny Dreadful, Drunken Monkeys. 708-387-0050.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music after 7 PM. Fri 5/31, Dave "Skip" Andersen. Sat 6/1, Tim Nolan. Sundays, 3 PM, A.C.E. open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Fri 6/7, Rob Lane, Dave Andersen. Sat 6/8, DJ Paulie. 847-550-1127.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). Sun 6/2, Umanamion, Ben Miller & Degeneration. Sun 6/9, Son Falls. 773-348-8536.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Avocet, Hat Head, Static. Sat 6/1, White Outs, A-Frames, Mhz, Afflictions. 312-922-6392.

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

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. 847-647-8282.

CHANDLER'S CHOPHOUSE 401 N. Roselle, Schaumburg: Music at 8 PM. Fri 5/31, Chicago Rat Pack. 847-885-9009.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Gallagher. Wed 6/5, 9 PM, Mystechs. 773-743-5650.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Nicholas Barron. 773-477-3661.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/7, DJs Misa Merica, Ben & Aret, Scott "the Boss" Seath & Mole spin northern soul and freakbeat. 773-489-0379.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs El Prieto, Alex Perez, Fantazma & Sombra spin Saturdays after 9 PM; live Latin rock bands in the Dirty Worm Room at 11 PM. 773-489-9600.

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

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 6/7, Pat McCurdy. Sat 6/8, Drawing a Blank, Jesters, Southpaw. 773-528-7569.

CRABBY KIM'S 3655 N. Western: Tue 6/4, 9 PM, Jason Jones (no cover). 773-404-8156.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 5/31, 10:30 PM, Underwater People. Sat 6/1, 10:30 PM, Statik. Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Trippin' Billies, Taboot. Sat 6/8, 10:30 PM, Lounge Puppets. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Trippin' Billies. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Dan Darrah Band, Seven Day Run. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 6/7, Cat Fight. Sat 6/8, Quantum Leep. 847-541-4700.

CUCINA BELLA 1612 N. Sedgwick: Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Suzanne Petri. 312-274-1119.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Peter Eldridge; 10:30 PM, "Naked: the Music of Leonard Cohen." Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Tony Rogers performs "Pop Psychology"; 10:30 PM, Foiled Again Trio performs "Hit Factory: Songs of the Brill Building." Wednesdays, 8 PM, Mary Monica Thomas performs "Sepia Tones: The Music of Dorothy Dandridge." Thursdays, 8 PM, Ty Perry (tribute to the Beatles). Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Blue Skies; 10:30 PM, "Naked: the Music of Leonard Cohen." Sun 6/9, 9 PM, Charlene Brooks. In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Saturdays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe. Thursdays, 9 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, George Howe. 773-278-1830.

DECIMA MUSA 1901 S. Loomis: Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Sonido Inquieto, Ramon Marino (benefit for Polvo Arte y Cultura; call 312-492-7965 or 312-562-0169 for more information). 312-243-1556.

DEEP BLUE Prairie Rock Brewing Company, 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/7, Kimi Hayes Band. 847-605-9900.

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

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 6/2, Sol Reys, DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 6/3, DJ Delphine spins punk. Tue 6/4, DJ Scot spins metal. Wed 6/5, DJs Matt & Lee spin country & western. Thu 6/6, Mod DJs John, Kris & Ben, DJs Mike Park & Jason "Get On" Downs. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Kill Hannah, the Vue, Oh My God. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Morris Minors, Torben Floor, Dolari. Tue 6/4, 9 PM, Jupiter, National Drag, Kid Million. Wed 6/5, 9 PM, Nectarine Knockout, Hello Operator, Stigma Doll. Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Rock Star Club, Fin, 15 Minutes Late. Fri 6/7, 9 PM, benefit for Rest Homeless Center with Dirty Love, Still Not Sorry, the Lust, Dummy, Stevie Lizard, Hustler. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Bumpus, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement. 773-489-3160.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: Wednesdays, 11 PM, Bandoleros. 312-204-9991.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/31, Mr. Myers. Sat 6/1, Aunt Janet. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 6/7, Nobody. Sat 6/8, Posin'. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31, R-Gang. 708-788-4065.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Quantum Leep, Goldstars, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Underwater People, Mighty Joe. Sun 6/2, 8:30 PM, Julie Dutchak & Dave Tamkin. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, 44s (no cover). Wed 6/5, 9:30 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC Band. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Fri 6/7, 6 PM, Rob Lane; 10 PM, Core, Synge, Dave Andersen. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Maggie Speaks, Barking Mad, Jim Henning & James Wayman. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 5/31, Whet, Rain Gods, Other Side. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, DJs Moe, Norm Rockwell, Tsurhad the Pharisee, Crystal Soul & Journey. Sun 6/2, 9 PM, Gayle Ritt; 10 PM, Sumo. Tue 6/4, Good Goddamns, Lights Over Bridgeport. Wed 6/5, Five Penny Theatre, Zeyer. Thu 6/6, MVP, Channel J, Analog Radio. Fri 6/7, Odde, June, Roscoe Plush, Jason Tillery. Sat 6/8, Boris Grebenshikov & Aquarian. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Hundo. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Kelly Hogan, Danielle Howle & the Tantrums (see Spot Check), Carolyn Mark & Her Room-Mates (see Spot Check), Okkervil River. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Preston School of Industry (see Spot Check), Tenki, David Dondero. Sun 6/2, 9:30 PM, Bola Live AV, String Theory, Atropa. Mon 6/3, 9:30 PM, Bound to Change, Knuckleduster. Tue 6/4, 8 PM, Nervous, Mark 4, Octant, the Bolts, Miles Tilmann, Dan Chambers. Thu 6/6, 9:30 PM, the Pattern (see Spot Check), the Dishes, XL Birdsuit. Fri 6/7, 10 PM, OK Go, Mid-States, High Strung. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Dirtbombs, Clone Defects, KO & the Knockouts. Sun 6/9, 9:30 PM, Boxstep, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Architecture. 773-276-3600.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY Maple & Rte. 53, Lisle: Music at 7:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Tom Van Dorn. 630-435-5288.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fri 5/31, World Class Noise. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Gold Stone. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: No cover. Fridays, 7 PM, open mike. Sat 6/1, 7:30 PM, Common Ground. Thu 6/6, 7 PM, Jay Kaiser & Mandy Carter. Sat 6/8, 7:30 PM, Second Hand Poets. 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. Thursdays, 8 PM, dueling pianos. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 5/31, 6 PM, the Stereo, Red Hot Valentines, Retro Morning, Snails. Sat 6/1, 5 PM, Big Wig, Stereotyperider, Jersey, No Trigger; 10 PM, I Love Rich, Mexican Cheerleader, Expatriates. Sun 6/2, 8 PM, Evil Beaver, Cutthroats 9, Loraxx, No (see Spot Check). Mon 6/3, 6 PM, Starting Line, Finch, Coheed & Cambria, Openhand. Tue 6/4, 6 PM, Stillwell, Suicide Note, Examination of . . ., Lapis Sanctuary. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Nerves, the Pattern (see Spot Check), Pearly Sweets & the Platonics, International Playboys. Thu 6/6, 6 PM, American Heritage, Dream Is Dead, Anodyne. Fri 6/7, 6 PM, Drowning Man, Atreyu, Eiffel. Sat 6/8, 6 PM, Elliott, Liars' Academy, Christiansen; 10 PM, Mushuganas, Mashers, Gentlemen Callers. Sun 6/9, 6 PM, First Grade Crush, Everybody Uh-Oh, Forever Endeavor, Indecisives. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Shaggers. Sat 6/1, 9 PM, BR5-49, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters, Carolyn Mark & Her Room-Mates (see Spot Check). Tue 6/4, 8:30 PM, open stage hosted by Link Freeman with John Kimler. Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Lucky Ones, Brian Anderson Band. Fri 6/7, 9:30 PM, Hackensaw Boys. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Shana Morrison & Caledonia. 708-788-2118.

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

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Kraig Kenning Trio. Sat 6/1, Shards. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 5/31, Maggie Speaks. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). 630-416-4898.

FREDDY'S RIBHOUSE 26 W. Hubbard: Nightly at 8 PM, Howl at the Moon dueling baby grand piano players lead a singalong. 312-863-7427.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Fridays through Sundays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ James Cantrel. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sat 6/1, Red Wigglers, Ad Roc Committee, Myband. Wed 6/5, Rodney Branigan, Chris Sipos, Craig Moorefield. Fri 6/7, Craig Moorefield, Fred Prellburg, Frank Tribes. Sat 6/8, Dirty Love. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 5/31, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9 PM, Mark Farris. Mon 6/3, 7:30 and 10 PM, Celebration of Life Gala and tribute to Alexandra Billings with Nan Mason, Honey West, Tom Michael, Suzanne Palmer, Robin Kay, Spider Saloff, Bill Underwood, Kari Howard, Audrey Morris, Bob Breuler, and Suzanne Petri (benefit for Season of Concern). Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9 PM, Mark Farris. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 5/31, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Alex Tims. Sundays, 6 PM, Honey West & James Cebastien; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. 773-348-1053.

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

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Little Roach. Wed 6/5, 9:30 PM, Stolie (no cover). 773-871-4210.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. Sat 6/1, Hacks. 773-549-9624.

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 5/31, Big Hello, Ruth Buzzy & Andy Woods. Sat 6/1, Zen Darlings, Purrbox. Thu 6/6, Rob Gonzalez Band, Dave Tamkin & the PPC, Gina Gonzalez. Fri 6/7, Bob's Yer Uncle, Holding Mercury. Sat 6/8, Gut Wrench, R&R Daredevils, Profits, Tension Wire. 773-472-5139.

HARRIGAN'S 2816 N. Halsted: Fri 6/7, 10:30 PM, Second Nature. 773-248-5933.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Apsaras Dreaming. DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Saturdays and Thursdays. 312-527-5600.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant with music. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Leah Galyean Band. Sat 6/8, 10:30 PM, Family of Souls. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Mark Anderson, Hensley Sturgis. Sat 6/1, 9:30 PM, Olo, Dallas Orbiter, Kristin Ronne. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, "The Bottle Let Me Down: Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides" with Kelly Hogan with Andy Hopkins & Max Crawford, Carolyn Mark & Her Room-Mates (see Spot Check), Jon Rauhouse, Nora O'Conner & Steve Frisbie, Moonshine Willy. Mon 6/3, 10 PM, Cantina (no cover). Wed 6/5, 10 PM, "Chicago's Finest Hour" with Phil Rockrohr, Tail with Beth Yates, Cameron McGill, Zapruder Point, Goner. Thu 6/6, 8 PM, Vernon Tonges & the Inepti, Amoreys, Twang Bang (benefit for Break the Gridlock). Fri 6/7, 9:30 PM, Michelle Malone, Jason Narducy. Sat 6/8, 9 PM, Vacation Bible School, Grand Champeen, Kim, Hackensaw Boys. 773-227-4433.

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, open mike with Second Nature. Thu 6/6, 10:30 PM, Second Nature. 773-348-0009.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 5/31, Mr. Blotto. Sat 6/1, Friends of Pete, Hat Guys. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 6/7, Big Bang Music Theory, Iridesence, Daniel James Band. Sat 6/8, Blue Marvin, Over Easy. 773-929-0944.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Reggae, soca, punta, and soul music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike with the Shifters. 773-271-4711.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Maya. 773-486-4093.

HOULIHAN'S 56 Oakbrook Shopping Center, Oak Brook: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Paul McKinney Band. Thu 6/6, Jon Gram Duo. 630-573-0220.

HOULIHAN'S 125 Old Orchard Arcade, Skokie: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 6/5, Steve Roth & Michele Rante. 847-674-5490.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Al Green, Damon Williams. Sun 6/2, 8:30 PM, Luciano, Toots & the Maytals, Tanto Metro & Devonte, Stone Love, Tony Rebel, Dean Fraser. Wed 6/5, Phix, Stormy Monday with Trevor Matthews, DJ Saxton. Thu 6/6, Donell Jones, Keke Wyatt. Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Oh My God, Strain Busy Sky, Wish List, Emitter, Pepper's Ghost. Sat 6/8, Bottle of Justus, Red Wanting Blue, Ophur. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Soul Invaders. Sat 6/1, Kid Capri. Sun 6/2, Yoroka. Mondays, open mike. 312-266-2400.

J.D. BATTS 12237 Western, Blue Island: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Joe Jammer's Adventure Time Trio. 708-389-7810.

JAVA OASIS 2240 S. Michigan: Tuesdays, 7 PM, People's Vocal Reactionary Liberation Movement hosted by Danny Devine & discopoet Khari B. 312-328-1216.

JD MUGGS 437 S. Addison Rd., Addison: Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Chris Michaels. 630-833-2570.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 5/31, Night Ranger, Stormy Monday. Sat 6/1, Hairbangers' Ball with Atomic Punks. Thu 6/6, Durty Lounge Lizards. 312-337-3486.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-477-3330.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Somewhere In Between, Oval Opus, Bucko 5. Sat 6/1, Rubber, July for Kings, Stigma Doll. Sun 6/2, 1000 Vertical Feet, Groovatron. Fri 6/7, Smythe, Mer, Segway. Sat 6/8, Then Again. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM. Fridays and Saturdays, Joe Woodson. Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny Price. 312-337-2583.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, Mike O'Connell. Tuesdays, Rich Gonshak, Todd Harper, Victor Mariano. Wednesdays, Herb & Mike, DJ JSJ. 773-665-1110.

LINCOLN SQUARE LANES 4874 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Polkaholics. 773-561-8191.

LONG ROOM 1612 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 10:30 PM, Nicholas Barron Galaxy 5. 773-665-4500.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Pete Special Band. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Sara Hollister Band, Rebel Peasants, BLT. Sun 6/2, 7 PM, Wozfest. Tue 6/4, 8:30 PM, Gin Palace Jesters, Convulsions (no cover). Wed 6/5, 9 PM, Acrobatic Ashes, Douglass Kings (no cover). Thu 6/6, 9:30 PM, Jeff Freling (no cover). Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Strain Busy Sky (benefit for the family of D. Scott Mitchell). Sat 6/8, 10 PM, DJ Ray Fielder. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Living Daylights, 56 Hope Road. Sat 6/1, 9 PM, "Big Fish Little Fish Vol. 2" with Dremana, Heather's Damage, Antje, Ripley Caine, Summer Chance, Katie Todd, Anne Harris, Aerin Tedesco, Melissa Rose Ziemer, Lauren Brombert, Kelly Hogan. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Stone, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 6/6, 9:30 PM, "Big C Jamboree" with the Hip Noz (no cover). Fri 6/7, 10 PM, J-200, Queen Tangerine. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Luna (see Critic's Choice), Sonic Boom. Sat 6/1, 6:30 PM, the Dog & Everything, Knockout, Trubbled Hubble, Fertility. Sun 6/2, 7 PM, . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead (see Spot Check), Secret Machines, Del Rey. Tue 6/4, 7:30 PM, Beth Orton (see Critic's Choice), My Morning Jacket, Marc Benning. Wed 6/5, 7 PM, the Hives (see Critic's Choice), New Bomb Turks, Mooney Suzuki (sold out). Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Queens of the Stone Age (see Critic's Choice; sold out). Fri 6/7, 9 PM, N*E*R*D, Spymob. Sat 6/8, 9 PM, Poster Children, Dianogah, Centaur. Sun 6/9, 6:30 PM, Emily Shrine, Spitalfield, Silent Treatment, Audible Campaign. 773-549-0203.

METRO DELI & CAFE Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Neil Rose Band. 312-655-0600.

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

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/8, Matthew McBride. 847-259-9724.

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

MULLEN'S 3527 N. Clark: DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM. 773-325-2319.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Sawbonz, Frankenpony, VD 6. Sat 6/1, Keepers of the Carpet, Bleeding Turnips, Gasoline Rainbow. Sun 6/2, Fuzzy Sub Strate, Dyke Brothers, Los Shut Up. Wednesdays, karaoke hosted by Teri Garcia. Thu 6/6, Deeds Not Words, Vulture, 36 Invisibles, Pretentious Assholes. 773-486-7774.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Wild Ones. Sat 6/1, 3:30 PM, Subversives; 8 PM, Mary Ann & the Professors. Sun 6/2, 3:30 PM, Twist & Shout; 8 PM, Crosswind. Fri 6/7, 4 PM, Biff & the Waybacks. Sat 6/8, 3:30 PM, Marty Sammon Band; 8 PM, Big Hello. Sun 6/9, 1 PM, Deja Vu; 6 PM, Big Guitars From Memphis. 312-595-7437.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates, Broken Finger, Manservant. Sat 6/1, 9 PM, Robbie Fulks, Gary Stire; the Pages (late set). Mon 6/3, 9 PM, Frank Catalano with DJ Lonnie Bonds, New Math, C.D.O. Fri 6/7, 9 PM, Trent Summar & the New Row Mob, Hillbillys From Space. Sat 6/8, 9 PM, Buddha's Belly, Smokestack. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Resentments, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir. Thursdays, 8 PM, "Grinder" gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (Thu 6/6 with Commonbond, Tom Yore, Larry-Bob). 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Dan Darrah, Milkplow, Ensemble Exu. Sun 6/2, 8:30 PM, Dorian Gray, Self Destruct Sequence, My Education. Mondays, 2 AM, DJ Dan spins metal. Wed 6/5, 10 PM, Sidewalk Skolaz, Farm Crew, Garden Foundation, Return of Stoney Island. Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Fly Williams, Diplomats of Solid Sound. Sat 6/8, Embrooks, Beechwood Park, Conquerers, Les Sequelles, Mod DJs spin. 773-489-0011.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, Johnny Rome (no cover). 630-782-9091.

PALAGGI'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 10 W. Hubbard: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, Nan Mason. Saturdays, Erin McDougald. 312-527-1010.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Creepy D. Sat 6/1, Pete Berwick & the Renegades. Sun 6/2, 7 PM, Trapeze Unit. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Thu 6/6, Chi-Town Reggae. Fri 6/7, Number One Son. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Thu 6/6, the Nod. 847-266-1313.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/1, Devlin & Dietel. Sat 6/8, Jimmy Mac. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Devlin & Dietel. Sat 6/1, Julie Dutchak & Dave Tamkin. Thu 6/6, Hammers & Adams. Fri 6/7, Jimmy Mac. Sat 6/8, Paul McKinney Group. 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Phenoms, Hacksaw, Vulture. Sat 6/1, Leon Chance & the Longshots, Descendro Allegro, Prehistorics. Sun 6/2, 10 PM, Miss Lonelyheart. Mon 6/3, Half-Seas-Over, Jessica Jones & Her Parents. Tue 6/4, Southside Orphans, Frenetics. Wed 6/5, Deerhoof, My Name Is Rar-Rar, Grand Ulena, V4me. Thu 6/6, 6 PM, John Brown Battery, Dutchmen, Woke Up Falling, Light the Fuse & Run. Fri 6/7, Even in Blackouts, Methadones. Sun 6/9, Expatriates, Cripplers, Loadlevelers, Crosstops. 773-248-3093.

PUFFER'S 3356 S. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Steve V. 773-927-6073.

Q NIGHTLIFE 358 W. Ontario: Sundays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Miss Kimm. 312-409-7772.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/1, 9:30 PM, South of No North, Five Dollar Foundation, Saving Face. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry La Croix. 773-276-9730.

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.

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

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Fridays, 8 PM, Gene Garcia; 11:45 PM, David Crawford. Saturdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; midnight, John Zamojcin. Sundays, 8:30 PM-2:30 AM, John Zamojcin. Mondays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury; 11:45 PM, Arturo Santana. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Zamojcin; 11:45 PM, Phil Baron. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Philips. Thursdays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury; 11:45 PM, Peter Miletic. 312-640-1000.

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/31, Second Nature, Jack Straw. 847-392-6446.

ROONG PETCH 1828 W. Montrose: Restaurant. Sun 6/9, 8 PM, Toy (no cover). 773-989-0815.

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Music after 8:30 PM. Mondays, 8 PM, Underground Motions with Khaaliq, X-Ray & Shawn. Tuesdays, Quarter Ounce & D.O.A. Wednesdays, DJ Boobe, DJ Roc, DJ Silk. Thursdays, Knomadz with DJ 3rd Rail. 312-733-6577.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Cheer-Accident, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Check Engine. Sat 6/1, 7:30 and 10:30 PM, Asylum Street Spankers, Golden Arm Trio. Sun 6/2, 8 PM, Beki Hemingway, Mark Johnson. Mon 6/3, 8 PM, Will Hoge, Bleu; 10 PM, open mike tribute show to Belle & Sebastian (no cover). Wed 6/5, 9 PM, Forty Piece Choir (see Spot Check), Sleeping at Last, Grey Skies Are Sleeping. Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Freedy Johnston, Red Star Belgrade. Fri 6/7, 7 PM, Flops, Chris Gilmartin; 10 PM, Drapes, Warlocks, Turner Joy. Sat 6/8, 7 PM, Flops, Katie Todd Band; 10 PM, Carbon Leaf, Rachel Yamagata. Sun 6/9, 9 PM, Peter Andreadis, Orso, Blackbirds, Ollie Davidson. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/1, Slip Mickey. 630-372-2900.

SQUAREONE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Tanya Reed, DJs Noleian & Genghiswon. 773-227-7111.

STREGA NONA 3747 N. Southport: Italian restaurant. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Bob Burger-Zellinger (Frank Sinatra tribute), DJ Tito Renghini spins R&B. 773-244-0990.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music in the upstairs Cabaret Room. Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Pacifics, DJ D-Double, Lyric District, Typical Cats, Organic Thoughts, Contraband. Tue 6/4, 7:30 PM, "Chick Singer Night." 773-278-6600.

T. PATRICK MURPHY'S 9953 Southwest Hwy., Oak Lawn: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/31, Stevie Starlite. 630-495-1171.

TINY LOUNGE 1814 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, Nicholas Barron. 773-296-9620.

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

T'S 5025 N. Clark: Sundays, noon-3 PM, Dylan Rice. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike with Sexual Chocolate. 773-784-6000.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 5/31, Colleen Sexto, Trina Hamlin, Mark Dignam. Sat 6/1, Second Hand Poets, Toy Band. Sun 6/2, Kristin Shout, JoAnna Pappas, Jim Marlowe. Mondays, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Tue 6/4, Katie Todd. Wednesdays, C.H.A.T. music showcase. Thu 6/6, 7 PM, Elon Cameron & friends. Fri 6/7, Holly Figueroa, Ellen Rosner, Summer Chance, Abi Tapia. Sat 6/8, Daniel Connolly, Joan Anderson. Sun 6/9, Hal Hixson, Randy Rademaker, Brother Sean. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Escape From Earth, Holding Mercury, Fos. Sat 6/1, Troy, Miles of Empty. Tuesdays, DJ Swayed spins glam. Wednesdays, rock 'n' roll karaoke. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Mondays, 2 AM, Steve Kouba. Thursdays, 8 PM, Joe Thomas; 10 PM, Joe Thomas Band; 1 AM, Koko Brunson. 312-266-7761.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open jam with Anto & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

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

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Blair's Rollover. Saturdays, open mike. Fri 6/7, Stockboy. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Carl Brown, Deals Gone Bad. Sat 6/1, Baaro, Aswah Greggori. Sundays, Gizzae. Mon 6/3, 8 PM, Pete Rock, J.U.I.C.E., Primeridian, Precyse, Kico, Jeremy Sole's Musaics, DJ 3rd Rail, DJs 33 1/3, Supacuts, Non Stop & Jesse de la Pena. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesdays, DJ Field Marshal, Cojo, Indika. Thursdays, Zeleke. Fri 6/7, Melaku, Roots Vibration. Sat 6/8, Stagalag, Immunity. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 8 PM on weeknights. Fri 5/31, Om Trio, Smokestack. Sat 6/1, Homunculus, Byter, Sonar Wave Lab. Mon 6/3, 8 PM, Ralph Covert's Old Town School of Folk Music Alumni Show (no cover). Tue 6/4, Mr. Blotto. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Groovatron. Thu 6/6, Ghettobillies, Danglers. Fri 6/7, Fat Time, Hundo. Sat 6/8, Michael McDermott, Spookie Daly Pride. 773-929-1300.

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ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, Aaron Rees. Thursdays, Dave Tarzon. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM. Fridays and Saturdays, Ed Soto. Thursdays, Ryan Hagen. 773-348-5100.

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

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 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. Fridays, DJ Mig. Saturdays, DJ Dave Britton. Sundays, DJs Shon Dervis & A+ spin downtempo house, Latin, and rare groove. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox. Thursdays, DJ Hello Kitty. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, two-step, and soul 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Greg Haus spins trance, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJs Christopher Robin, John Jackson & Greg Haus spin trans-Euro groove. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Boa spins synthpop, hardwave, and retro music. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Devastating Dennis, Steve Melvage. Sat 6/1, Heather Doble, 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. Fridays, DJs D-Double, Artek & Norman Rockwell spin hip-hop. Saturdays, Child of the Beat DJs spin deep house. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Twilite Tone, Mike Love, DJ Word. 312-266-1234.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: Thursdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Form. 773-384-0701.

BLONDE 820 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mario. 312-226-4500.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 5 AM Saturdays, until 4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. 312-475-9800.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Eddie spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O spins hip-hop and house until 3 AM. Sundays, DJs Eddie & Freddie O. Wednesdays, DJs Mr. D, Kosmo & Beezwax. Thursdays, DJ Izzi (no cover). 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.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 6 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 6 PM-3 AM Saturdays; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. 312-266-1200.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop and R&B. 312-427-1774.

CLUB 950 2122 W. Lawrence: DJs spin techno, industrial, aggro, and synthpop 9:30 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9:30 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, DJ Richard. Saturdays, DJ Abe. Wednesdays, DJ Billy Seagrave, DJ Toast. Thursdays, DJ Odd. 773-878-8241.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house. 312-397-0600.

CLYBAR 2417 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sundays, Family Chicago DJs spin house. Thursdays, DJs spin soul and funk. 773-388-1877.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Fridays, Freddie Bain. Saturdays, DJ Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Tim Bogosian spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, guest DJs spin until 3 AM. Wednesdays, Reflections DJs spin "audiodiversity." Thursdays, Ken Sumka spins rock, pop, and alternative. 312-642-3449.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 5/31, Timo Maas, Leon Alexander. Saturdays, Teri Bristol & Psycho Bitch, Chris Laino. Sundays, DJs Teri Bristol & Earl Pleasure (in the mezzanine), DJs Michael Serafini & Freddie Bain. 312-413-7000.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 6/3, 10 PM, "Play" with Signaldrift. 773-489-6457.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Mike Dodson. Saturdays, Johnny Price (upstairs), Mike Dodson. Thursdays, Ed Soto. 773-871-0205.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 312-377-1727.

DJ SHADOW, ANTIPOP CONSORTIUM See Critic's Choice. Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays, on three levels. Thursdays, DJs Uncle Milty and Danny the Wildchild spin drum 'n' bass. 312-751-2900.

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

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Restaurant and wine bar. Fridays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Red Lox spins Middle Eastern dance music. Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJs spin house and hip-hop. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, Sybian DJs spin house, techno, and trance. 773-235-5700.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/1, 10 PM, DJs Moe, Norm Rockwell, Tsurhad the Pharisee, Crystal Soul & Journey. 773-549-5549.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: DJs spin after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays. 312-338-3788.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: In the cabaret room: DJs Slim, Catfish & Pat Mann spin Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 5 PM-5 AM. In Club X: Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, Frank Martinez. Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, DJ Laura B. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJs spin salsa. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays though Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Sundays, DJs spin metal and industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Wednesdays, DJs spin new wave. 773-395-2700.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 7 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 8 PM-2 AM Sundays. 773-252-4090.

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

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Wednesdays, Can Can DJs Flipside, Wayne Williams, Vince Lawrence & Cedric. 312-587-8469.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 10 PM, Glenn Underground, Mr. A.L.I. 773-395-0066.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin house music. 773-271-4711.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Scratch n' Sniff. Saturdays, Melting Pot with DJs Mass Transit, Spinello & Cache 22. 773-394-2066.

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.

JOHN BARLEYCORN 3524 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM upstairs. Fridays, DJ Ben. Saturdays, DJ Frique & AM/PM. Thursdays, DJ Flipside & Louie Louie. 773-549-6000.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin house, disco, funk, hip-hop, and techno after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Izzi. Saturdays, Croatian Sensations. Thursdays, DJ Prado. 773-477-3330.

KATACOMB 1909 N. Lincoln: DJs spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs Brent, Jig & Ryan. Wednesdays, DJ Ffar spins house. 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 nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Moa Anbessa Sound System with General Jah Son, Marcus Iya & Rankin' Stranjah. Saturdays, DJ Brian G., Brenda D. & Nick Santillan spin house. Mondays and Wednesdays, DJs spin rock. Tuesdays, DJs spin reggae. Thursdays, DJ Shon Dervis & Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

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 Gene Lopez spins hip-hop and house. Tuesdays, Uncle's Living Room (metal night). Wednesdays, DJ Johnny. Thursdays, Leddie Garcia, DJ Gene Lopez. 773-477-6513.

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 and dancing nightly after 9 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, "Ultra Glam" female impersonators hosted by Barbie Doll. 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: Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs Bear Who? & Majid. 312-828-9000.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-2 Am Sundays. Fridays, Marty Boblat. 773-631-1223.

MYSTIQUE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJs World & Flipside. Sundays, DJs John Styles & Cache 22. Wednesdays, DJs Pharris, Mike Love & Phantom. 312-642-2582.

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

NOCTURNAL 1111 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Caffeine. Saturdays, DJs Billy the Kid & DVS. Thursdays, DJs spin hip-hop & R&B. 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. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, "Selector's Choice: 3hree" with DJs Jesse de la Pena, Jeremy Sole's Musaics, Shon Dervis, Form & Lifelike. Tuesdays, midnight, DJs Alo & Larry Millah spin hip-hop and soul; 1 AM, DJ Form. Wednesdays, midnight, DJ Form. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fridays through Sundays, DJs spin in Club Bleu after 10 PM. 708-756-0600.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: DJ Joe spins pop, hip-hop, and house 8 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). 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. Thu 6/6, Frankie Knuckles, DJs Mood & Oscar McMillan. 312-255-0022.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Tankboy. 773-252-7767.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays, 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop and reggae. Saturdays, DJs Mike Dunn, Tony T., Phantom, Sam Silk & others spin deep house. Sundays, DJ Mike Love. 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. Fri 5/31, DJs Little Louie Vega, Luis Baro, Tommie Sunshine, Jordan Zawideh & Mr. A.L.I. Saturdays, DJs Twilite Tone, 33-1/3 & Steve Bravo. Mondays, DJs Mark Grant, Lego & Dave Britton. Wed 6/5, Reid Speed, Phantom 45, Danny the Wildchild, DJ 3D. 773-278-1009.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays and Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 5/31, Sombionix, DJ Blair Brown. Sat 6/1, Max Graham. Sundays, Anthony Jones & Anthony Williams. Wednesdays, DJs Johnny Chaos & Agent 47. Thursdays, Christopher Robin, Devo, Kid Chaos, Mark Mayhem, Coleman Burditt & Heather Doble. 312-733-6699.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Mondays, DJs Paul Norman, Mista Mashup & Liquid G-Zus. 773-549-4444.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJs Tone B. Nimble & Mark Fullaflava spin rare groove, DJ JR spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJs Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Mark Fullaflava spins breakbeat, disco, hip-hop, jazz, and soul. Mondays, DJs Felix & Julius the Mad Thinker spin house. Tuesdays, DJ Eddie "Moskito" Cruz spins salsa, boogaloo, merengue & samba. Wednesdays, DJs spin hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ BJAK spins electro, house, disco, R&B, and hip-hop. 773-278-7797.

SLICK'S LOUNGE 1115 N. North Branch: Fridays, 7-10 PM, DJ INC spins soul, funk, and disco; 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin hip-hop. Saturdays, 7 PM-5 AM, DJs Justin Long & Sativa spin house. Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, DJs Sadar, Lee Collins, Rusoul & Richie Rich spin disco, house, underground, funk, and soul; 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, DJs David Balquiedra, Steve Cadiz & Inbum spin house. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 5/31, Darrell Woodson, Michael Serafini. Sat 6/1, Justin Long, Alexander East. Sun 6/2, DJ Erin, DJ Aberlin. Mon 6/3, DJ Hiroki, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner & DJ Brendan spin mod, 70s and 80s metal, and British punk & new wave. Thu 6/6, Hipolito Sanchez, Dave Brock. Fri 6/7, DJ Garth, Darrell Woodson. Sat 6/8, Timothy Shumaker with Tim Kvasnosky, Chris Jackson & Josh Greenbaum, Luke Sardello. 773-549-4140.

REID SPEED Free in-store performance. Wed 6/5, 3 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Terp (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole. Sundays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Alex. Mondays, "Revival" with VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (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 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Darkie spins house and hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Andrew Vonn spins old-school house. Sundays, "Whiplash" with DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, DJ Andrew Vonn spins rock & roll. Wednesdays, DJs spin hip-hop, trance, house, and progressive. Thursdays, DJs Andre Harris & Martin "Boogieman" Luna spin house. 312-587-8779.

SQUAREONE 1561 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 9 PM-midnight, DJ Mellow Man spins house. Saturdays, 8 PM, Groove Distribution DJs spin broken beats and nu jazz; midnight-4 AM, guest DJs spin. Sundays, 9 AM-3:30 PM, DJ Stallion Love spins soul. Mondays, 8 PM, DJs spin Afrobeat. Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJ Jesse de la Pena. Wednesdays, 10 PM-1 AM, DJ Papa G spins reggae and dub. Thursdays, 8-11 PM, DJs Koolaid & Atarashi Sound spin modern lounge. 773-227-7111.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: DJs spin nightly in the Lounge after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin Motown, funk, rare groove, and hip-hop. Sundays, DJs spin reggae, soul, hip-hop, and house. Mondays, open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Tuesdays, DJs Artek, Norman Rockwell, Mary Jane, D-Double & Verb spin hip-hop. Thursdays, spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart with DJs D-Double & Alo. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Karlito. Saturdays, DJ Therm. Mondays, DJ Dan. Wednesdays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul & hip-hop. 773-227-4906.

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

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Johnny Price (downstairs); Goose (upstairs). Saturdays, Dave Belgrad & Tony Too Much (downstairs); Rich Ungos & Frank Martinez (upstairs). 312-266-2114.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, 10 PM-5 Am Saturdays. Fridays, Julian Perez & Mike Z. Saturdays, DJ Speed, DJ Structure. 312-337-3223.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 5/31, Traxx, DJs Justin Long, Sativa & Shon Dervis. Sat 6/1, Adam Beyer, Christian Smith, DJs Andre Harris, Tobias, Bear Who? & PNS. Sundays, DJ Jesse de la Pena, DJ Uncle Milty. Fri 6/7, Tim Shumaker, Sativa & Shon Dervis. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

LUKA BLOOM Sat 6/8, 7:30 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

TERRY BREEN Free concert. Wed 6/5, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

JULIAN DAWSON performs music from "Waiting for the Plane." Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Unity Temple, 875 Lake, Oak Park. 312-422-7700.

JERRY DOUGLAS BAND, CHICAGO BLUEGRASS BAND See Critic's Choice. Sun 6/2, 4 and 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

JOHN HASBROUCK Free in-store performance. Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 3232 Lake, Wilmette. 847-256-3220.

BRAD PAISLEY Sat 6/8, 5 PM, Hawthorne Racecourse, 3301 S. Laramie, Cicero. 708-780-7050 or 312-559-1212.

PHRANC, LUCIE BLUE TREMBLAY, PRINCE MYSHKINS, WAXER, MOSES, JOHN HASBROUCK perform at Queer Is Folk Festival II (see Spot Check), hosted by Scott Free. Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music at 8 PM. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open mike. 773-478-4408.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Thu 6/6, 9 PM, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters. 312-226-6666.

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

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters. 312-922-6392.

CARIBOU COFFEE Rte. 83 & 63rd, Willowbrook: Sat 6/1, 7:30 PM, On the Mainline. 630-734-0493.

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 5/31, 9:30 PM, Brendan Loughrey. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Three Men in Kilts. Fri 6/7, 9:30 PM, Gerard Haughey. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Dalriada. 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.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Sundays, 3 PM, Chico's Jam. 773-878-3343.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Velvet Green. Sat 6/1, Dyed in the Wool. Fri 6/7, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 6/8, Fast Eddie. 773-282-7035.

FITZERS PUB Fitzpatrick Chicago Hotel, 166 E. Superior: Sundays, 4 PM, Anish. Thursdays, 6 PM, Morgan. 312-787-6000.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 6/1, 9 PM, BR5-49, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters, Carolyn Mark & Her Room-Mates (see Spot Check). Wed 6/5, 8:30 PM, Alex Harvey. Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Hackensaw Boys. 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 6/8, Rick Neeley. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. 773-489-5471.

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

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

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Sundays, noon, JT & the Clouds. Wednesdays, John Hasbrouck. 773-486-4093.

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

IRISH EYES 2519 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish and American traditional, folk, and country open stage hosted by Eamonn Knuff (sign-up at 7 PM; no cover). 773-348-9548.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Sat 6/1, 9:30 PM, Baal Tinne. 773-935-6669.

JINX 1928 W. Division: Sundays, 8 PM, John Hasbrouck. 773-645-3667.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish session. Thursdays, 9 PM, Kelly. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 6/3, 9 PM, Anish (no cover). Tue 6/4, 9:30 PM, Can-Ky-Ree (no cover). 773-404-9494.

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. Sundays, 1-4 PM, traditional Irish session (no cover). 847-577-7733.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Outlaw Family Band. 773-743-3355.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 6/2, 8 PM, Beki Hemingway, Mark Johnson. 773-525-2508.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Sundays, 10 PM, Chicago Rovers. 773-549-4444.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 5/31, Strong Voices. Fri 6/7, Patchouli. 630-969-9720.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Mon 6/3, 8 PM, Ralph Covert's Old Town School of Folk Music Alumni Show (no cover). 773-929-1300.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

KEITH BROWN Benefit for Urban Life Center. Fri 6/7, 7 PM, at a Hyde Park penthouse suite (call for reservations and location). 773-363-1312.

CATFISH KEITH Benefit for YWCA of Aurora. Sat 6/8, 7:30 PM, Shannon Hall, Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren, Batavia. 630-761-8298.

CHICAGO blues FESTIVAL See special pullout guide.

CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

CLASSIC ACT CHORAL ENSEMBLE Benefit concert directed by Fabienne Christian, with soloists Frank Ambers, Jeffrey Burish, and James Earl Jones II, accompanist Yvonne Lindsey, and guest choirs Angels of Praise and One Voice. Sun 6/9, 3:30 PM, Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 11056 S. Longwood. 773-779-3355.

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN Benefit concert. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, Merle Reskin Theatre, DePaul University, 60 E. Balbo. 312-427-4830, ext. 1302.

DELMARK ALL-STARS BLUES BRUNCH with Little Arthur, Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Burns, Michael Coleman, Shirley Johnson, Willie Kent, Bonnie Lee, Rockin' Johnny, Big Time Sarah, Ken Saydak, Dave Specter, Zora Young & others. Free in-store performance. Sun 6/2, 10 AM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

GOSPEL OPEN MIKE hosted by Dr. Groove. Sat 6/1, 3 PM, Room at the Cross Church, 1432 W. 87th. 773-881-8883.

ERWIN HELFER Free in-store performance. Sat 6/1, 11 AM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

INSPIRATIONAL VOICES OF VICTORY Free concert. Fri 6/7, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

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

LOUISIANA RED Free concert. Fri 5/31, 4 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

LOUISIANA RED Free in-store performance. Sat 6/1, noon, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

LIZ MaNDVILLE GREESON Free in-store performance. Sat 6/1, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

NICK MOSS Free in-store performance. Fri 5/31, 11 AM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

MOVING BLUES SCHOOLHOUSE BAND Sat 6/8, 11 AM, Sherman Park, 1301 W. 52nd St. 847-266-5000.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Band. Fri 6/7, 9 PM, Ken Saydak Blues Show. 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 6/4, Willie Kent & the Gents. 773-734-0491.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott & Shirley Johnson. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 6/4, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thu 6/6 through Sat 6/8, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express with Grana Louise. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 6/4, Allen Batts Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. 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 5/31, Mad Dog Lester, Matthew Skoller & John Primer. Sat 6/1, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Sun 6/2, Rockin' Johnny & Taildragger. Mon 6/3, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 6/4, Vino Louden. Wed 6/5, pro jam with Big Ry & Chicago's Most Wanted. Thu 6/6, J.W. Williams. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 6/2, noon, Eric Noden. Sun 6/9, noon, Chris Walz. 312-226-6666.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/31, 2:30 PM, John Primer; 5 PM, Nick Moss; 8 PM, Larry McCray; 10 PM, John Mooney. Sat 6/1, 11 AM, blues brunch with Willie Kent & the Gents; 2 PM, Sam Cockrell & the Groove; 5 PM, Matthew Skoller; 8:30 PM, Big James & the Chicago Playboys; 11:30 PM, Magic Slim. Sun 6/2, 3:30 PM, Joe Moss; 7 PM, the Buzz; 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. Mon 6/3, jam hosted by Brother John. Wed 6/5, Mississippi Heat. Thu 6/6, Sam Lay. Fri 6/7, 5:30 PM, Jon McDonald; 9:30 PM, Coco Montoya, Toronzo & the Cannonball Express. Sat 6/8, 6:30 PM, Jimmy Burns; 10 PM, Wild Child Butler, Vanessa Davis & Mojo King. Sun 6/9, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. 312-427-0333.

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

CARTON'S LOUNGE 21 E. Chestnut: Fridays, midnight, Bobby Holiday. 312-664-5512.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, JoJo Murray & the Top Flight Blues Band. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICO MORAN'S 35260 Wilson, Ingleside: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open jam with King Robinson & the Housewreckers. 847-587-8081.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 5/31, W.C. Clark. Sat 6/1, Charlie Love. Sat 6/8, Coco Montoya. 630-513-0074.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 312-697-0975.

CRAB STREET SALOON 1061 W. Madison: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike with Over Easy. 312-433-0013.

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

CURLY'S 499 Pennsylvania, Glen Ellyn: Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Big Daddy & the Real Gone Guys. 630-790-4878.

DEEP BLUE Prairie Rock Brewing Company, 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Sat 6/8, Nick Moss. 847-605-9900.

DONELLI'S PUB 515 Rockland, Lake Bluff: Sat 6/1, 9:30 PM, Rob Orlemans, Big Eyed Beans From Venus. 847-367-1454.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Live bands play after 9:30 PM on Fridays and 10 PM on Saturdays. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Eric Lurie. 773-685-8083.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-684-6800.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 6/7, Blue Rubies. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDRY Trio Room Martini Bar, 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: No cover. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Professor John. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Sat 6/1, Howard Scott & the World Band. Sat 6/8, Sally Weisenburg & Her Famous Sidemen. 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 on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 5/31, B.K. Elmore, Rock Bottom. Tuesdays, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GIOVANNI'S PIZZERIA & SPORTS BAR 1131 Sibley, Dolton: Sundays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 708-841-5000.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Zora Young Band. 773-395-0066.

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 6/1, 9:30 PM, L.C. Walker & Trouble No More. Tue 6/4, 8:30 PM, Wailin' Walter & the Blues Screamers (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Big Ray (no cover). Sat 6/8, 9:30 PM, Joe Moss Band. 708-484-3610.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sat 6/1, 9:30 PM, and Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Thu 6/6, 6 PM, Aaron Moore. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/31, Chicago Playboys. Sat 6/1, Nick Moss & friends. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Wed 6/5, Chicago Playboys. Thu 6/6, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Fri 6/7, No Mercy Band. Sat 6/8, Eddie Burke. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar; no cover. Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Vini & the Demons. Sat 6/8, 9 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-245-0333.

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

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHNETTA'S 6530 S. Damen: Mondays, 9 and 10:45 PM and midnight, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain. 773-436-0320.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Sat 6/8, 9:30 PM, Paris & Hyper Harp with Jeff Grossberg. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Detroit Junior. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band with Lindsey Alexander. Mondays, blues jam with Frank Pellegrino Band. Tuesdays, Sam Cockrell & the Groove with Chris James. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Jimmy Burns. Thursdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, Carl Weathersby. 773-477-4646.

LADY BLUE 2953 W. Madison: Fridays, 9 PM, Saturdays, 10 PM, and 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. 773-493-3477.

MARY'S PLACE 501 W. Garfield Blvd.: Sundays, 5-10 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-846-7374.

MAXWELL STREET UPTOWN POLISH SAUSAGE RESTAURANT 4429 N. Broadway: Saturdays, noon-3 PM, Frank Scott Jr. & friends. 773-989-4569.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Keith Scott Band. Sat 6/1, 9 PM, Transmission. 630-446-4001.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 312-595-7437.

NEW IMLA LOUNGE 1116 W. 51st: Mondays, 9 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-373-3841.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/1, King Corey. Sat 6/8, Little Al Thomas. 773-252-1155.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, open blues jam hosted by Ray "the Flame" Sucash, Biscuit Miller, and Moe T. 708-756-0600.

PIONEER TAP 7445 Randolph, Forest Park: Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Blue Light Special with Jimmy Cole, Andon Davis, Michael Krayniak & Paul Bivans. 708-771-4909.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Tue 6/4, 8:30 PM, Yoko Noge with John & Sonny. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/1, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. Tue 6/4, Matthew Skoller Band. Fri 6/7, Rockin' Johnny Band. Sat 6/8, 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 5/31, Anthony Gomes. Sat 6/1, Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys. Wed 6/5, Dave Weld & Jeff Taylor. Fri 6/7, John Primer. Sat 6/8, Dawn O'Keefe Williams. 815-477-0340.

PUSH RODS 15652 S. Dixie Hwy., Harvey: Thursdays, 10 PM, midnight, and 2 AM, Bob Jamerson & Killer Ray. 708-225-0178.

REAL BIG "O" HOUSE 5339 S. Halsted: Sundays, 8 and 10 PM and midnight, Jerry Jones with Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain. Thursdays, 7 and 10 PM, Elmore James with Charles & the Keynotes. 773-373-7283.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, pro jam with Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 773-743-3355.

REDFISH Voodoo Lounge, 400 N. State: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/7, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 5/31, 8:30 PM, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater with John St. Clair. Sat 6/1, 10 PM, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater. Sun 6/2, noon, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater. Wed 6/5, Sammy Fender. Thu 6/6, Andre Taylor. Fri 6/7, Mississippi Heat. Sat 6/8, Lurrie Bell. Sun 6/9, noon, gospel brunch; 9:30 PM, blues jam with Tom Holland's Big Blue (no cover). 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 5/31, Kinsey Report. Sat 6/1, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Sun 6/2, Louisiana Red, Devil in a Woodpile. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursdays, pro jam hosted by Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. 773-342-0452.

7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Howard Scott & the World Band. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. Thursdays, Jimmy Pryor with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-723-0592.

THE SHACK 20886 W. Park, Mundelein: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 847-566-7000.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/31, Pistol Pete. Sat 6/1, Maurice John Vaughn. Fri 6/7, Nigel Mack & the Blues Attack. Sat 6/8, Lindsey Alexander. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 5/31, Billy Flynn Blues Band with Dusty Brown. 773-772-6656.

3 G'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 14202 S. Cottage Grove, Dolton: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Tre & the Blueknights. 773-928-2172.

jazz

concerts

BERNARD ALCORN Free in-store performance. Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

ARTS CENTER JAZZ ENSEMBLE WITH VICTOR GOINES Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

OSCAR BROWN JR. & MAGGIE BROWN, REGIE GIBSON, TED JONES and others perform as part of "Bridging the Gap Between Poetry and Rap: Part 2"; free admission. Sun 6/2, 1 PM, Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted. 312-745-2080.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 6/2, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

RANDY CRAWFORD, MICHAEL LINGTON Fri 5/31, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

ORBERT DAVIS Free in-store performance. Sun 6/9, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471.

KURT ELLING WITH THE LAWRENCE HOBGOOD TRIO, ASPARA'S DREAMING perform at the Cutting Edge Chicago benefit for the Goodman Theatre. Sat 6/8, 7 PM, gallery space at 1465 W. Hubbard. 312-443-3811, ext. 597.

JOHNNY FRIGO discusses his music and performs accompanied by Joe Vito. Tue 6/4, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

JUMP RHYTHM JAZZ PROJECT Thu 6/6, 7:30 PM (benefit concert with Kurt Elling Quartet), Fri 6/7, 8 PM, and Sat 6/8, 2 and 8 PM, Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble. 773-278-7471, ext. 122.

LAKEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE performs at the 18th annual Printers Row Book Fair. Sat 6/1, 3:30 PM, main stage, 700 S. Dearborn. 312-987-9896.

MOONLIGHTERS Big-band dance concert. Wed 6/5, 7:30 PM, Courtyard Banquets, Rte. 59 and Rte. 56, Warrenville. 630-717-1711.

YOKO NOGE Free in-store performance. Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

BILL PORTER/RICH FUDOLI QUINTET Thu 6/6, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

STEELIN' JAZZ with Clyde George. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfield. 773-626-9385.

CHUCHITO VALDES AFRO-CUBAN ENSEMBLE Free concert. Fri 6/7, 7 PM, Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1440 N. Sacramento. 312-427-1676.

LIBBY YORK TRIO Free concert. Tue 6/4, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

jazz

clubs

AMBASSADOR 7050 W. Belmont: Restaurant and bar. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steve Zuterek with Ron Brown, Paul Bata, and Deborah Kelly. 773-286-9337.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 5/31, noon, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, Tom Hope, Wayne Jones & Doug Hayes; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 6/1, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Juli Wood Quintet. Sundays, 8 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 6/5, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Franz Jackson with Joe Johnson, Dan DeLorenzo & Bob Cousins; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thu 6/6, noon, Steven Hashimoto & Pat Fleming; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City Allstars; 9 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman Quintet. Fri 6/7, noon, Franz Jackson, Sonny Turner, Tom Hope, Wayne Jones & Doug Hayes; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 6/8, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Von Freeman Quintet with Bettye Reynolds. 312-642-6805.

ARMY & LOU'S 423 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 6-10 PM, keyboardist and vocalist Fred Barr & guitarist Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

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 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Bobby Lewis Quartet. 312-751-2433.

BAR CELONA 3474 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Matt Geraghty Project. 773-244-8000.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the Entertainment Center: Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, 9 PM, Frank D'Rone. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba. In the Restaurant Piano Bar: Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, 6 PM, Audrey Morris. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Ray Bailey & friends. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. Thursdays, 6 PM, Mary Claire Barker. 773-435-0130.

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

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 6/5, Ron Smith Duo. Fri 6/7, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

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

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Alphonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. 312-226-6666.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Sat 6/8, 8:30 PM, Kelly Brand Trio with Libby York. 630-574-2155.

BROWN ROOM 7150 S. Exchange: Cafe with live jazz; no cover. Sat 6/8, 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. Fri 5/31, Tito Carillo Quartet. 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: Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts. 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. 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 in the lounge at 8:30 PM. Thursdays and Fridays, Scott Stenten Duo. Saturdays, Dave Simone Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

EL CID 2645 N. Kedzie: Tue 6/4, 7 PM, double guitarist Scott Stenten. 773-395-0505.

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

DOVER STRAITS 890 E. Rte. 45, Mundelein: Restaurant. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 847-949-1550.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Thursdays, 9 PM, Gus Friedlander & friends. 773-878-3343.

1800 CLUB 1800 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Razzemetazz (no cover). 847-733-7900.

ELMER'S DOG HOUSE 1250 S. Broadway, Montgomery: Thursdays, 8 PM, Paul Abella & the New Breed (no cover). 630-844-1115.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Wed 6/5, 9:30 PM, Phil Mosberg Quartet with Nate Bakkum, Jon Irabagon, Vance Okraszewski. 773-276-3600.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31, John Mose Trio. Sat 6/1, WesBound Trane. Fri 6/7, Bob Baglione Group. Sat 6/8, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. 630-377-9222.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 6/2, 6 PM, John Burnett Orchestra. Sun 6/9, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell Big Band. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Quiet Storm with Ishma Durah & Nate Griffin. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Left Bank Playboys. 773-528-4033.

FOUNDRY Music Tuesdays through Saturdays upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar, 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: No cover. Thu 6/6, 7:30 PM, Mood Swing Duo. 630-978-2088.

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

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 6/3, 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 5/31, Joey Dunna & Top Shelf. Sat 6/1, Vincent, Allen, Howell. Sundays, 10:30 AM-2 PM, brunch with pianist Tom Vitsas. Tue 6/4, Tom Vitsas Trio. Wed 6/5, Hinda Hoffman Quartet. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tuesdays, 9 PM, James Sanders & Conjunto. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 5/31, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Sheila Jordan; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Sheila Jordan; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 6/2, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mondays, 9 PM, Terry Callier & Beyond. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 6/7, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Rod McGaha Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Rod McGaha Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 6/9, 2 PM, Chicago Improvisers Group; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Fri 6/7, 10 PM, Steelin' Jazz with Clyde George. 773-465-8005.

HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the Six Continents Room; no cover. Sat 6/8, 6 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7 PM). Tue 6/4, 8 PM, Ernest Dawkins & Live the Spirit Ensemble. Thu 6/6, 8:30 PM, Edward Wilkerson/Nicole Mitchell Quartet. Sat 6/8, 7 PM, (Richard Nickel) Transaction Ensemble. Sun 6/9, 4 PM, Sunday Songs with Lucy Smith featuring Alison Belleville. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sun 6/9, 8 PM, Rachelle Ferrell. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9 PM. Sun 6/2, Jeff Chan Trio. 773-935-2118.

JACARANDA 3608 W. 26th: Fridays, 10 PM, James Sanders & Conjunto. 773-521-0095.

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

JAMADA 241 Lake, Bloomingdale: Thursdays, 7 PM, Airborne (no cover). 630-893-0300.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 4, 8, and 10 PM Sundays; 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 5/31 through Sun 6/2, Terell Stafford Quintet. Mon 6/3, 8 and 10 PM, William Russo & the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Tue 6/4 through Sun 6/9, Freddy Cole Quartet. Wed 6/5, 7 PM, Judy Carmichael. 312-670-2473.

JINX 1928 W. Division: Mon 6/3, 9 PM, Underdog 3 (no cover). 773-645-3667.

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, 6:30 PM, Kelly Sill & John Moulder. 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 5/31, 9:30 PM, Matt Pinizotto Organ Trio. Sat 6/1, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Sundays, noon, Tim Green Trio. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Dennis Carrol with George Fludas, Scott Burns, and Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Bobby Broom & Matt Pinizotto. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Nori Tanaka. Fri 6/7, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Sat 6/8, 9:30 PM, Paris & Hyper Harp with Jeff Grossberg. 773-348-7592.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: Tue 6/4, 10 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-862-7877.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Sundays, 5:30 PM, Scott Holman (no cover). 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM, and Mondays, 5 PM, Scott Holman (no cover). 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sun 6/2, 8:30 PM, Bobby Broom Trio. Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Mike Stern Quartet, Bobby Broom Trio. 773-404-9494.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 7 PM, Steve Blair. Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, jazz brunch with Urban Project Trio; 3-7 PM, jam session with Bruce Oscar Quartet. 630-571-3600.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Wed 6/5, 4:30 PM, Elaine Dame & Dennis Luxion. 312-565-6665.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Wed 6/5, 7 PM, Sam Burckhardt Duo. 630-446-4001.

MR. B'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge. Fridays, 8 PM, jazz performance workshop (no cover). 630-325-2900.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wed 6/5, 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.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sundays, 4 PM, "Unusual Pairings" hosted by William Perry (6/2 with Harrison Bankhead, Martha Stahl, Ed Wilkerson, Jim Baker, Michael Hasty, and Avreeayl Ra; 6/9 with Bill Brimfield Quartet with William Perry, Harrison Bankhead & Avreeayl Ra). 773-743-3355.

OAKFIELD CHARHOUSE 27 W 371 North Ave., West Chicago: Music at 8:30 PM. Thursdays, Frank Lamphere Trio. 630-876-2000.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Sketches in Blue (no cover). 630-782-9091.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, Deep Blue. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Thursdays, Jeff Parker Trio. Fri 6/7 and Sat 6/8, Tuey Connell Organ Quartet with Karl Montzka. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Sundays, 6:30 PM, Kara Kesselring. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Sami Scot. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Marshall Vente Trio. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Duo. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. Wed 6/5, Jesuis Jazz Quartet. Sat 6/8, Don Tisch Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Fri 5/31, 9 PM, Tuey Connell Quartet. Sat 6/1, 9 PM, Gephart Long Quartet. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mon 6/3, 8:30 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Wed 6/5, 8:30 PM, Ryan Cohan Trio. Thu 6/6, 8:30 PM, Tito Carrillo Quartet. Fri 6/7, 9 PM, BMR4. Sat 6/8, 9 PM, John Paris/Steve Thomas Quartet. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 5/31, Gerald McClendon Quartet. Sat 6/1, Tuey Connell Trio. Wed 6/5, Steve Kessler Group. Sat 6/8, Redd Holt Trio. 847-266-1313.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: No cover. Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Todd Boyce Quartet. Sundays, 10 PM, open jam with Jeremy Callner Trio. 773-276-9730.

7TH HEAVEN CAFE 4904 W. Oakton, Skokie: Thursdays, 8 PM, John Goldman's Special Interest Group. 847-329-0478.

SHEBEAN KING BOHEMIAN CAFE 6501 S. Saint Lawrence: Fridays, 8 PM, open mike with the Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble. 312-263-1649.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK COFFEE CLUB 4500 S. Michigan: Saturdays, 7-9:30 PM, jazz jam session (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike with the Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble (call 312-263-1649 for more information). 773-377-5004, ext. 2228.

STELLA'S 3042 N. Broadway: Restaurant; no cover. Fri 5/31, 6 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-472-9040.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Fridays, 7 PM, Take Two. Saturdays, 7 PM, reggae/jazz saxophonist Byrd. 773-486-7427.

TRATTORIA LUIGI'S 154 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Fridays, 8:30 PM, Frank Lamphere Quartette. 847-991-7006.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Mon 6/3, Bucktown Players. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 2 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Brian O'Hern; 11 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 5/31, Anders Svanoe Quintet. Sat 6/1, Tricolor. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, "The Music of Miles Davis" arranged and performed by Malachi Thompson (6/5 with Robert Irving III & Darius Savage). Thu 6/6, Tim Abuchon & Mitch Paliga. Fri 6/7, Damon Short Quartet. Sat 6/8, Harold Attyberry Ensemble. 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.

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

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Fri 5/31, 10 PM, Om Trio. 773-929-1300.

international

concerts

SUSHMITA ARUNKUMAR Bharatha Natyam Dance Recital with students of Indian Classical Music and Dance; free admission. Sat 6/1, 11 PM, Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, 10915 Lemont Rd., Lemont. 708-798-2025.

GORAN IVANOVIC Benefit for World Relief Chicago; admission by donation. Sun 6/9, 7 PM, Winnetka Evangelical Covenant Church, 1200 Hibbard, Wilmette. 773-583-9191, ext. 269.

JEFFReY KUST performs Spanish and Brazilian guitar music. Tue 6/4, 10:30 AM, Grand Staircase, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-443-3600.

MOMAND Afghan music concert. Sat 6/1, 7 PM, Dara Tribal Village Store, 1505 W. Chicago. 312-850-3272.

ORCHESTRA RUMBA perform at "Luna Cabana" Latin dance party, with lessons from the Latin Rhythms Dance Studio. Thursdays, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-322-0516.

CHUCHITO VALDES AFRO-CUBAN ENSEMBLE Free concert. Fri 6/7, 7 PM, Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1440 N. Sacramento. 312-427-1676.

YANG WEI & BETTY XIANG perform on pipa and erhu, with violinist Anthea Kreston, cellist Jason Duckles, and pianist Jonathan Yates. Sun 6/2, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-575-8000.

international

clubs

ACCENT CAFE 700 River, Mount Prospect: Sundays, 7 PM, Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop (with Latin dance lessons at 9 PM). 847-298-2233.

ANGELINA RISTORANTE 3561 N. Broadway: Tuesdays, 7 PM, accordionist Robert Cruz & bassist Liz Payne. 773-935-5933.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 6/7, Banda Rika. 630-416-4898.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 6/7, 10 PM, William Gomez con Cache Orquesta (preceded by bolero dance lessons at 9 PM). Sat 6/8, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 312-362-9707.

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

MAMBO 3336 N. Milwaukee: Fridays, 5 PM-midnight, Blue Son, En Clave Negra. Saturdays, 10 PM, Orquesta Sabor. 773-481-2050.

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

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM-4 AM, DJs Johnny Rumba & El Papichulo spin salsa clasica, with Latin dance lessons by Lisa "La Boriqua" at 9:30 PM. 312-427-2572.

LA PENA 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Tribus Futuras performs Andean music; 10:30 PM, open mike. 773-545-7022.

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

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: Music after 7 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Mercurio spins Latin pop (Tue 6/4, 10 PM, 70 x 7). Thursdays, salsa and merengue with DJ El Papichulo & DJ Ric Martinez, with Latin dance lessons by Lisa "La Boriqua" at 9:30 PM. 847-969-1602.

ZHIVAGO 9925 Gross Point, Skokie: Fridays, 9 PM, salsa and Caribbean music with DJ El Papichulo & DJ Ric Martinez, with Latin dance lessons at 10 PM. 312-427-2572.

classical

PIOTR ANDERSZEWSKI piano (Bach, Chopin, Szymanowski). See Critic's Choice. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

ARS MUSICA CHICAGO in a free program of Sephardic music. Sun 6/9, 2 PM, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, 618 S. Michigan. 312-322-1769.

CANTATE Benjamin Rivera conducts a free concert (Barber, Britten, Hindemith, Lauridsen). Sat 6/1, 7:30 PM, Luther Memorial Church, 2500 W. Wilson. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, Glenview New Church, 74 Park Dr., Glenview. Sun 6/2, 7:30 PM, Winnetka Congregational Church, 725 Pine, Winnetka. 847-475-8606.

PHYLLIS CHEN piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. Free admission. Wed 6/5, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS in a free concert (Hindemith, Heiden). Mon 6/3, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-692-9000, 312-744-6630, or 312-346-3278.

CHICAGO CHILDREN'S CONCERT CHOIR (Bernstein, Faure, and others). Sat 6/1, 7:30 PM, K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation, 1100 E. Hyde Park. 312-849-8300, ext. 233.

CHICAGO CHORALE Bruce Tammen, conductor (Grieg, Brahms, Byrd, Messiaen, Palestrina, Vaughan Williams). Sun 6/2, 8 PM, Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5500 S. Woodlawn. 773-493-6451.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, 8 PM, and Tue 6/4, 7:30 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with guitarist John Williams (Debussy, Takemitsu, Rodrigo, Halffter). Thu 6/6 through Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with contralto Anna Larsson, tenor Robert Gambill, baritone Robert Holl, and the Chicago Symphony Chorus (Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius). "Pre-concert conversations" take place one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO QUINTET Fri 5/31, 6:30 PM, Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr. 312-742-7529.

COLLEGE OF DU PAGE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Thu 6/6, 1 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

COLLEGE OF DU PAGE CONCERT CHOIR AND CHAMBER SINGERS Thu 6/6, 8 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

COLLEGE OF DU PAGE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE in a free concert. Wed 6/5, 2 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY COMPOSER'S FORUM Free admission. Mon 6/3, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY PIANO SHOWCASE Free admission. Wed 6/5, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY STRING SHOWCASE Free admission. Fri 6/7, 8 PM, Recital Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY TRUMPET ENSEMBLE in a free concert. Mon 6/3, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DU PAGE CHORALE Sun 6/9, 7:30 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DU PAGE COMMUNITY BAND Tue 6/4, 7:30 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop conducts a free outdoor concert (Tchaikovsky, Sousa, and others). Sun 6/9, 6:30 PM, outdoor mall, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-941-0202.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF EVANSTON CHANCEL CHOIR performs music of Daniel Pinkham in a free concert. Sun 6/9, 10 AM, First Congregational Church of Evanston, 1445 Hinman, Evanston. 847-864-8332.

GLENBARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER MUSICIANS AND PLAYERS William Ortega conducts Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale. Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Glenbard West High School, 670 Crescent, Glen Ellyn. 630-469-8600. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 611 Randolph, Oak Park. 708-848-4741.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE See Critic's Choice. Sat 6/1, 8 PM (Huang, Du), First Unitarian Church of Chicago, 5650 S. Woodlawn. Wed 6/5, 8 PM (Crumb, Messiaen, Gubaidulina, Spangler), ballroom, School of the Art Institute, 112 S. Michigan. Sun 6/9, 8 PM (Copland, S. Reich, Druckman, R. Reich), Three Arts Club of Chicago, 1300 N. Dearborn. 312-573-1518.

MINA KIM, SVETLANA BELSKY, MARJORIE DELAPLANE, MARILYN BOURGEOIS, ELAINE SMITH, SHIRA LEE KATZ, LYDIA STERBA, AND DOREEN STERBA DE ZUR pianos (Hindemith, Schubert, Schubert/Liszt, Moszkowski, Rachmaninoff). Mon 6/3, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-335-8426.

LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY Alan Heatherington, conductor, with violinist Jennifer Frautschi and pianist Lukas Vondracek (Prokofiev, Mussorgsky, Stravinsky). Fri 5/31 and Sat 6/1, 8 PM, Drake Theatre, Barat College, 700 E. Westleigh, Lake Forest. 847-295-2135.

MERIDIAN STRING QUARTET (Mozart, Prokofiev, Dvorak). Sun 6/2, 7 PM, Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

METROPOLIS YOUTH SYMPHONY Robert Ian Winstin, conductor, with the Barrington Children's Choir. Fri 5/31, 8 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO CHORALE Daniel Wallenberg, conductor (Monteverdi, Rossini, Tucker, and others). Sun 6/2, 7:30 PM, Winnetka Woman's Club, 485 Maple, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO EMERITUS ORCHESTRA Frank Winkler conducts a free concert (Beethoven, Bruch). Fri 5/31, 10 AM, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

NEW MUSIC DE PAUL Free admission. Fri 5/31, 8 PM, concert hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE OPERA WORKSHOP Jeordano Martinez conducts a program of opera excerpts. Sun 6/2, 7 PM, Heininger Auditorium, Larrance Academic Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5300.

NORTH SHORE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Andrew Altenbach, conductor, with soprano Alyssa Bennett (Beethoven, Barber). Sun 6/9, 3 PM (with preconcert discussion at 2 PM), Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston. 847-864-2288.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PHILHARMONIA in a program of American composers (Gould, Rodgers, Bernstein, Svoboda, Hanson). Tue 6/4, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SINGERS AND CHORUS (Jannequin, Hindemith, Vaughan Williams). Sat 6/1, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 312-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with cellist Ryan Sweeney (Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich). Fri 5/31, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

PINOTAGE (Takemitsu, Start, Lombardo, Orregas-Salas, and others). Wed 6/5, 7:30 PM, Levere Memorial Temple Chapel, Northwestern University, 1856 Sheridan, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

PRAIRIE BRASS BAND Sun 6/9, 7 PM, John Hersey High School, 1900 E. Thomas, Arlington Heights. 847-797-8575.

JACK SCOTT performs lute music at the 18th annual Printers Row Book Fair. Sat 6/1, 10 AM, and Sun 6/2, 11 AM, main stage, 700 S. Dearborn. 312-987-9896.

GEORGE TENEGAL piano, in a free concert. Sat 6/8, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

MARK VALENTI piano (Schubert, Debussy). Tue 6/4, 10 AM, Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Old Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire. 847-634-3650.

MAXIM VENGEROV AND DANIEL BARENBOIM violin and piano (Mozart, Schubert, R. Strauss). Sun 6/9, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

YANG WEI, BETTY XIANG, ANTHEA KRESTON, JASON DUCKLES, AND JONATHAN YATES pipa, erhu, violin, cello, and piano (Liu, Jia, Ravel, and others). Sun 6/2, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, 112 S. Michigan. 773-722-5463.

fairs & festivals

ANDERSONVILLE MIDSOMMARFEST Clark and Foster: Sat 6/8, 11 AM, Jennifer Trowbridge; 11:45 AM, South Side Swedes; noon, Bopology; 12:30 PM, Forgat Mig Ej; 1 PM, Andersonville Suzuki students; 1:30 PM, Upsy Daisy; 2 PM, Midway Ramblers; 3 PM, New Invaders, Space Rhino; 4:30 PM, Quantum Leep, Casolando; 5 PM, Bohola; 6 PM, Jack Straw, Mabel Mabel, Chicago Cajun Aces; 8 PM, Mr. Blotto, Waco Brothers. Sun 6/9, 11 AM, gospel brunch; noon, Kelli Owens, Nordland Band; 1:30 PM, Delafields, Anne Harris; 3 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson, Cat Fight; 4:30 PM, Kimi Hayes, Phat Junction; 5 PM, Community Drum Circle; 6 PM, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, Devil in a Woodpile, Generation; 8 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans, Underwater People; 8:30 PM, Four Charms. 773-728-2995.

BELMONT-SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL Sheffield between Belmont and Barry: Sat 6/1, noon, Cryin' Souls; 1:30 PM, Man Planet; 3 PM, Tim Mahoney; 5 PM, Mobile Homies; 7 PM, Ben Kweller; 8:30 PM, Pat McGee Band. Sun 6/2, noon, Cecilia; 1:30 PM, Harmony Riley; 3 PM, Oh My God; 5 PM, Umphrey's McGee; 7 PM, Sugarcult; 8:30 PM, Local H. 773-868-3010.

CELEBRATION 2002 St. Michael's Plaza, 500 W. Eugenie: Fri 6/7, 7 PM, Associates. Sat 6/8, 1 PM, Modern Traditional Jazz Band; 2:30 PM, Dee Alexander; 3:30 PM, Hacks; 4:30 PM, Juke Box Band; 6 PM, Charged Particles. Sun 6/9, noon, Modern Traditional Jazz Band; 1 PM, Larkin Brothers; 2:30 PM, Roberta Miles; 4:30 PM, Linda M. Smith Band; 7 PM, Rhythm City; 8 PM, Charged Particles. 312-266-1445.

CHICAGO blues FESTIVAL See special pullout guide.

CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL presents music on two stages at Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson. Fri 6/7, Petrillo Music Shell: 4:30 PM, Bank One Gospel Choir; 5 PM, Desmond Pringle; 5:35 PM, Evelyn Turrentine-Agee; 7:15 PM, Men of Standard; 8:10 PM, Angie Spivey & the Voices of Victory; 8:45 PM, Lamar Campbell & Spirit of Praise. Sat 6/8, Early/Day Stage: noon, Orchestra Ebenezer; 12:30 PM, AFC Ensemble; 1:05 PM, Sons of Jacob; 1:40 PM, Rosalyn Sanders-Jones & Seven; 2:20 PM, Rocks of Harmony; 3:30 PM, Tee & Company; 4 PM, Heritage Ensemble. Petrillo Music Shell: 4:30 PM, Walt Whitman & the Soul Children of Chicago; 5 PM, Otis Clay; 5:40 PM, Ray Bady; 6:15 PM, LeAnne Faine, Allen Twins, Light of Love; 7:10 PM, Trinity United Church of Christ Sanctuary Choir; 8 PM, Lee Williams & the Spiritual QCs; 8:45 PM, Richard Smallwood & Vision. Sun 6/9, Early/Day Stage: noon, Lee Williams & the Spiritual QCs; 12:40 PM, Silver Stars; 1:15 PM, Faith Gospel Singers; 1:45 PM, Foundation of Souls; 2:20 PM, Gospel Crusaders; 2:50 PM, Gospel Paraders; 3:20 PM, Mixon Singers; 4 PM, Pilgrim Jubilees. Petrillo Music Shell: 4:30 PM, Victory Travelers with Deacon Reuben Burton; 5:05 PM, Bishop Larry D. Trotter & the Sweet Holy Spirit Combined Choirs; 5:40 PM, Willie James McPhatter, Philip Gilbert Jr., Rebecca Mixon & Aldrea Lenox; 6:35 PM, Young Saints; 7:05 PM, Jessy Dixon; 7:40 PM, Mighty Clouds of Joy; 8:35 PM, Chicago Mass Choir, Praise II, New Direction. 312-744-3370.

SOUTHPORT CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL on the grounds of Blaine School, Southport and Grace: Sat 6/8, 10 AM-2 PM, Susan Salidor & others. 773-665-0729.

WELLS STREET ART FESTIVAL Wells between Division and North: Sat 6/8 and Sun 6/9, 10 AM-10 PM, Michael Strening, Cecilia, Homunculus, Marty Lloyd, Spookie Daly Pride, Michael McDermott. 773-868-3010.

miscellaneous

CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION VOCAL ENSEMBLE Free concert. Thu 6/6, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Sun 6/2, 3 PM, "The Bottle Let Me Down: Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides" with Kelly Hogan with Andy Hopkins & Max Crawford, Carolyn Mark & Her Room-Mates (see Spot Check), Jon Rauhouse, Nora O'Conner & Steve Frisbie, Moonshine Willy. 773-227-4433.

LEE JOHNSON Organ recital and benefit for the AIDS Pastoral Care Network of Chicago. Sun 6/2, 3 PM, Saint Luke's Lutheran Church, 205 N. Prospect, Park Ridge. 773-235-5420.

UNITED CHURCH OF ROGERS PARK CHOIR in a religious service. Sun 6/2, 11 AM, United Church of Rogers Park, 1545 W. Morse. 773-761-2500.

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