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BEACH BOYS, AMERICA Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

EDDIE BLAZONCZYK'S VERSATONES perform polka music at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

BLUE OYSTER CULT, MOTHER ROOT Fri 6/21, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

GREG BOERNER Free in-store performance. Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

BORIS THE SPRINKLER, BRIEFS Free in-store performance. Sat 6/22, 4:30 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

CATHY BRAATEN Free concert. Fri 6/28, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JAMES BROWN Sat 6/22, 5 PM, Hawthorne Racecourse, 3301 S. Laramie, Cicero. 708-780-7050 or 312-559-1212.

JIMMY BUFFETT Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

LIZ CALLAWAY performs "The Beat Goes On: Liz Callaway Sings the 60s." Fri 6/21, 8 PM, and Sat 6/22, 5 and 8:30 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

RAY CHARLES, KOKO TAYLOR Benefit for Children's Brittle Bone Foundation. Thu 6/27, 4:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 866-694-2223 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL FEINSTEIN Free in-store performance. Wed 6/26, 5 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DAN FOGELBERG, CINDY BULLENS Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

BEN FOLDS & A PIANO, DIVINE COMEDY All-ages show; sold out. Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

SCOTT FREE performs at the LGBT Pride reading and open mike. Tue 6/25, 7:30 PM, Women & Children First Bookstore, 5233 N. Clark. 773-769-9299.

GIN BLOSSOMS, MICHAEL McDERMOTT Fri 6/28, 6 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 312-742-2283.

JOHN GREENFIELD performs at a release party for Greg Gillam's book Yes Pants; no cover. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

ASWAH GREGGORI Free concert. Thu 6/27, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge & Oakton, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

HIP NOZ Free in-store performance. Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

CHRIS ISAAK, NATALIE MERCHANT Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

LLAMA, LOST TRAILERS Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

NINA NASTASIA See Critic's Choice; free in-store performance. Sun 6/23, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

NICKELBACK, JERRY CANTRELL, EPIDEMIC, LOVE HAMMER All-ages show. Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 773-561-9500 or 312-559-1212.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL BEATLES ENSEMBLE, RALPH COVERT, NICHOLAS TREMULIS ORCHESTRA, TERRI HEMMERT & OTHERS Beatles tribute and benefit for Brendan Hedges Scholarship Fund. Sun 6/23, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

BRIAN PATTI ORCHESTRA Free ballroom dance concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 6/30, 5 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

PHANTOM 3, MANHANDLERS perform at a "talk show" hosted by Brian Costello; free admission. Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

POISON, CINDERELLA, WINGER, FASTER PUSSYCAT Sun 6/23, 5:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

RIOUX & OTHERS perform Quebecois pop songs. Sat 6/22, 2 PM, Alliance Francaise de Chicago, 54 W. Chicago. 312-645-0395.

ROPE WARRIOR Free concert. Thu 6/27, 7 PM, Bank One Plaza, 1603 Orrington, Evanston. 847-328-5864.

BOB SCHNEIDER, WAYNE 18 & over show. Sat 6/22, 9 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

TONY SPAVONE & FRIENDS, JOEY D & PURE PLATINUM with comedian Ed Regine. Sat 6/29, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

ST. JAMS Free concert. Sun 6/30, 4 PM, Wrightwood Park, 2534 N. Greenview. 312-742-7816.

THIS IS THIS Free in-store performance. Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

CAROLYN WEHNER Free concert. Thu 6/27, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

WEISS BROTHERS perform ballroom dance music at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 6/23, 5 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 6/21, 9:30 PM, Manplanet, Land of the El Caminos, Sons of Jorel, Bean Pole, Gavra Lynn. Sat 6/22, 9 PM, Cells, Atari Star, Kim, Just Add Water, Jezebelles. Tue 6/25, 7 PM, benefit for MS research with Bill Carey, David Chelimsky, Greta Clark, Doug Corella, Micki Croissant, Rebecca Finnegan, John Fournier, Ingrid Graudins, Anne Harris, Jimmy Jazz, King Pins, DJ Evil Vince & others. Wed 6/26, Starchmartins, Daybirds, Celestial Static. Thu 6/27, Saddlesong, Siderunners, Puerto Muerto. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fri 6/21, Big Backyard. Thu 6/27, Aunt Janet. Fri 6/28, Sweet Jane. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Mon 6/24, 9 PM, Dave Tamkin. 312-337-4349.

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. Wednesdays, 8 PM, A.C.E. open mike. 847-381-8585.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 6/21, Old #8, Marlee MacLeod, Devil in a Woodpile. Sat 6/22, Menthol, Torben Floor, Kevin Tihista's Red Terror, Life at Sea. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Wed 6/26, Rachel Surrender, Whimsical. Thu 6/27, Wayne Healy, Lunch. Fri 6/28, Harlow, Drapes, Mud Toys, Pistol Whipped. Sat 6/29, Modern Day Valiant, Butterfat Mastermind, Terminal Bliss, Failures. Sun 6/30, Sunshine Delay, Nik Krimm. 773-281-4444.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/21, I Decline, Trading Brains, Milkplow. Sat 6/22, Demilos, El Guapo, Hypnofugue, Kiss 'n' Ride. Sun 6/23, Hungry Housewives, Dutchmen. Thu 6/27, the Stash, Towers Open Fire, Icarus Crush. Fri 6/28, Courageous Rue, Sara Hollister Band, Differents. Sat 6/29, Imperial Deluxe, America's #1 Sweetheart, Electricon, Avocet. 773-384-0043.

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: Sun 6/23, noon, Lisa Weseman. Wed 6/26, 9 PM, Steve & Liam. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Church Dog, Blue Lit Souls. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Fri 6/21, Swivel Hips Smith. Sat 6/22, Ray's Music Exchange, Swivel Hips Smith. Sundays, 9:30 PM, "Grateful Dead Jam Night" with Terrapin Flyer. Tue 6/25, Casolando. Thu 6/27, Family Style. Fri 6/28, Banned Band. Sat 6/29, Hillbilly Winos. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/21, Phix. Sat 6/22, Smear Campaign, Callaghan. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Fri 6/28, Dose. Sat 6/29, Wombat Carnival. 708-387-0050.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music after 7 PM. Fri 6/21, Guitarman Dave. Sundays, 3 PM, A.C.E. open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Fri 6/28, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. 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 6/23, Barry Bennett & Louis Stockwell. Sun 6/30, Righteous Reverend's Revival. 773-348-8536.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Sux, karaoke hosted by Joe. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJ Pat B. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs Pat B. & Mike G. spin retro and Top 40. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wed 6/26, Lone Assassins. Sat 6/29, Riptones. Sun 6/30, Jimbo Delta. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/22, 6 PM, Phenoms (see Spot Check), American Standard, Bleary, Los Gatos Diablos, Naughty Candy, Thin Man, Fergus Daley & Jessica Tilley. 312-922-6392.

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

CASTAWAYS 1603 N. Lake Shore Dr.: Sat 6/29, 1 PM, V90. Sun 6/30, 2 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 773-281-1200.

CHAMPS ROCK ROOM 5728 W. 87th, Burbank: Music after 10 PM. Fri 6/21, Disonic, Panic 12:52, Garbo Swag. Sat 6/22, Downbreed, Lifeblood, Chinese Downhill, Imperial DLX. 708-499-4140.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Sat 6/22, 9 PM, Lotus. 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. 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, 9 PM, "Other Voices" open mike for music, comedy, spoken word, and poetry. 773-274-6057.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: Tue 6/25, 9 PM, Dave Tamkin. 312-642-3449.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/21, 10:30 PM, Knee Deep Shag, Other Side. Sat 6/22, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 6/28, Hat Guys. Sat 6/29, 24 Elsinore. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/22, Intrigue. Sat 6/29, Deja Vu. 847-952-8555.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Javier Mendoza Band, Air This Side of Caution. Sat 6/22, 10:30 PM, Seven Day Run, Frawd. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Domestic Problems, Boda Band. Sat 6/29, 10:30 PM, Underwater People, 56 Hope Road. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 6/21, Mike & Joe. Sat 6/22, King Solomon's Grave, Seed Band. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 6/28, Then Again. Sat 6/29, Butterside Down, Kimi Hayes Band. 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: Fridays, 8 PM, Blue Skies; 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." Sundays, 7 PM, Moonglow. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Mary Monica Thomas performs "Sepia Tones: The Music of Dorothy Dandridge." Thursdays, 8 PM, Ty Perry (tribute to the Beatles). 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.

DEEP BLUE Prairie Rock Brewing Company, 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Sat 6/29, Biff & the Waybacks. 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. Sat 6/22, DJ Tony spins music by Morrissey & the Smiths. Sun 6/23, DJ Sergio spins new wave. Mon 6/24, DJ Greg spins punk. Tue 6/25, DJ Kevin. Wed 6/26, DJ Joe Camarillo spins country & western. Thu 6/27, DJ Chuck Wren spins ska. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Lovehammers, Silent Treatment, Last Vegas, Flynova. Sat 6/22, 9 PM, Wishlist, Forty Piece Choir, Celebrity, Wolcott, Nectar, Assassins. Tue 6/25, 9 PM, Braintree, Great Plains Gypsies, Mark Maxwell. Wed 6/26, 9 PM, Ming, Sheryl's Magnetic Aura, Magnus. Thu 6/27, 9 PM, American Cosmonaut, Absinthe Blind, Triple Process. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Res. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Cattivo, Watchers, Spectronix & Selina, DJ Jordan Zawideh. 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 6/21, Peg 7. Sat 6/22, Detours. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 6/28, Dogs Undecided. Sat 6/29, Catfight. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute band). Fri 6/28, Half Mad Poet. 708-788-4065.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Friends of Pete, Gina Gonzalez, Paul Allodi. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Bottle of Justus, Calico Cats, Gina Gonzalez, Joe Davis, Rachel Katzman, Paul Allodi. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, 44s (no cover). Wed 6/26, 9 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Sofa King, Dr. Kinetic, Joe Davis, Matt McBride. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, 7th Heaven, Pimps, Scottish, Little Roach, Rob. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/21, Punsapaya, Gelheads, Lyla Stone, Mabel Mabel, Gayle Ritt. Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, Pinch, Bicycle Tricycle, Starball, Carbonfour, Regal Standard. Sundays, Sumo. Tue 6/25, Nick Peraino & Blue Moon Risin', Strange Friends. Wed 6/26, 7:30 PM, Folk You! with Geoff Beran, Larry O. Dean, Shelly Miller, Dan Slyman; 9:30 PM, Applecake. Thu 6/27, Union, Bonfire Mechanics, Exo. Fri 6/28, Heavon.com, Voodoo Kings, Down the Line, Mark Maxwell. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Drunken Monkeys, Dave Tamkin, Nineveh, Dylan Lain Nelson. Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Butch Walker. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/21, Reverb. Sat 6/22, Top Nine at Nine. Fri 6/28, Ripleys. Sat 6/29, White Noise. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Misty Martinez, Magic Is Kuntmaster. Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Rock & Wrestling with Kalamazoo Precinct of Women Wrestlers, the Clap; 10 PM, Milemarker, 90 Day Men, Denali (see Spot Check). Sun 6/23, 9 PM, Western Keys, Bright Lights, Love Letter, Scrabble. Tue 6/25, 9:30 PM, Douglass Kings, Cretin 66, 440's. Thu 6/27, 9:30 PM, Utah! Rec:Rec, Everybody Uh-Oh. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Makers, Bangs, Blackouts. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Chicago Kings, DJ Pussy Galore. Sun 6/30, 9 PM, Bardo Pond, Aerogramme, Volta Do Mar. 773-276-3600.

EXIT 1315 W. North: Fri 6/21, 9 PM, DJ? Acucrack, DJ Odd, Angel B. & J.T. Sat 6/22, 9 PM, Micronaut, Pointy Teeth, Odd*is*he. 773-395-2700.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fri 6/21, JP & the Cats. Sat 6/22, Kato the Houseboy. Tuesdays, 9 PM, karaoke with Pam V. Thu 6/27, Hare. Fri 6/28, Deja Vu. Sat 6/29, 4 Cast. 847-593-2200.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: Fridays, 8 PM, DJ Mike Z3. Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Lime. Tuesdays, 9 PM, karaoke with Soundbytes. Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJ Richie Rich. Thursdays, DJ Lime. 847-587-9677.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 6/22, Midnight Renegades. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: No cover. Fridays, 7 PM, open mike. Sat 6/22, 7:30 PM, Aaron Krueger Duo, Mike O'Cull. Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Triptii. 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 6/21, 6 PM, Dillinger Escape Plan, Nora, Drowning Man; 10 PM, Blackbirds, Young People, My Name Is Rar-Rar. Sat 6/22, 5 PM, Cadillac Blindside, Schatzi, John Brown Battery, Bitchin', Pezz; 10 PM, Tekulvi, L'Spaerow, Chin Up Chin Up, An Automotive. Sun 6/23, 5 PM, La Mantra de Fhiqria, An Albatross, Pelican, Holy Fallout. Mon 6/24, 6 PM, Kill Your Idols, Methadones, Holding On, Littleman Complex. Tue 6/25, 8 PM, Last Caress (Misfits tribute), Milk at Midnight, Highball, Juzt Nutz. Wed 6/26, 6 PM, Near Miss, Don't Look Down, Over It, Last Annual. Thu 6/27, 8 PM, Phantom Three, Secret Agent Bill, Vacation Bible School, Manhandlers, Shattered Angel. Fri 6/28, 6 PM, the Ghost, the Exit, Gadjits, Squad 5-O, Eastern Youth, the Kills, Written in Sand. Sat 6/29, 5 PM, Kung Fu Rick, Seven Days of Samsara, Artimus Pyle, 7000 Dying Rats, Kylesa; 9 PM, Herc., Sicbay, Neptune, Valina. Sun 6/30, 5 PM, Ten Grand, Tale of Genji, Off Minor, Life Detecting Coffins, North by Northwest. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 6/21, 9:30 PM, Mac McAnally. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Sleepy LaBeef. Tue 6/25, 8:30 PM, open stage hosted by Link Freeman with Chris Kaye. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Rico. 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. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, "Dancing To Nite" with Thomas Gunther & the Jump 'Til Dawn Combo (call 773-348-6088 for tickets). 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Sat 6/22, Yes Men. Wed 6/26, open mike (no cover). Fri 6/28, Paula Mengarelli Band. Sat 6/29, CJ & Company; 12:30 AM, DJs spin. 847-821-1234.

FOUR MOON TAVERN 1847 W. Roscoe: Sun 6/23, 7 PM, benefit for the Stockyards Theatre Project with Bones, Joan Forest Mage & others. 773-929-6666.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 6/21, Gypsi Fari. 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 sing-along. 312-863-7427.

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

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Sun 6/30, 9 PM, benefit for Chicago Underground Film Festival with TRS-80, DJ Maestro Joe Bryl, Horses & Their Bloodlines (with film projection by Carolyn Faber & Jeff Economy), AV mixes by Bruner & Bay, and a media installation by Allison Kudla (call 773-497-0437 or 773-278-0683 for more information). 312-278-7130.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/21, Art's Band. Sat 6/22, Othercide, Celestial Static. Mon 6/24, Dwain Story, Home Kookin', Mythic Figs. Wed 6/26, Nancy & Garrett. Fri 6/28, Heavy Mental. Sat 6/29, Harold Washing Machine, January, T. Miller Band, MC Seven Foot Jeebus, Ray Rehayem. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Thu 6/27, 9 PM, Tripping Billies. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Weed Street Band. 847-705-0555.

GENTRY 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 6/21, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. Saturdays, 10 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Jeff Roscoe. Mon 6/24, 9 PM, Jennifer Crivellone & Beckie Menzie. Tue 6/25, 9 PM, Beckie Menzie. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9 PM, Jeff Roscoe. Fri 6/28, 5:30 PM, Boris Marques; 9 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. 312-836-0933.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 6/21, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 6/22 and Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM, Steve Kimbrough & John Paluch; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 6/23, 6 PM, Honey West & Jim 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. Wed 6/26, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 6/27, 7:30 PM, Kris McPeak & James Criss; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Ruby & Vicki Boofont. Sun 6/30, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Ruby & Vicki Boofont. 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 6/26, 9:30 PM, Mystechs (no cover). 773-871-4210.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/21, Convulsions. Sat 6/22, Smitty Vision. 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 6/21, 8 PM, Big Hello, Evelyn Forever, Lovelies, Wombats, Van Go, Missile. Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Great Crusades, Rockit, Monovox, Etiquette, Rolls, Chlorine. 773-472-5139.

HA MIEN 4920 N. Sheridan: Thu 6/27, 9 PM, Feast of Fools Rock & Roll Cabaret with Joan Jett-Blakk, Silky Jumbo, Ripley Caine, Boys' Entrance. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Mushuganas, Bump-N-Uglies, Phenoms (see Spot Check), Baseball Furies, Rotten Fruits, Demonsweat. 773-506-1028.

HARRIGAN'S 2816 N. Halsted: Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Ethan Sellers. 773-248-5933.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 6/28, Kristin Ronne, Aerin Tedesco, Libby Reed. Sat 6/29, Ember Swift. 773-465-8005.

HIDDEN SHAMROCK 2723 N. Halsted: Thu 6/27, 7 PM, Morgan; 9:30 PM, Underbelly. 773-883-0304.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 6/21, 8 PM, "Tiki to Everywhere" with DJ Richard Pierson, Na Kupuna Ukulele Club, Lani & friends, Sergio Mayora. Sat 6/22, 2:30 PM, Turner Joy, National Jet Set, Plane; 10 PM, Rocket No. 9, Ambivert; 12:30 AM, DJ Ray_rod. Sun 6/23, 9 PM, Quakebasket Fest with On Fillmore (see Post No Bills), Minamo, Tim Barnes & Josh Abrams, Aero, Collin Olan. Mondays, 10 PM, Cantina (no cover). Wed 6/26, 9:30 PM, Riviera, Strugglers. Thu 6/27, 9 PM, David Singer, Graham Smith. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Cheer-Accident, Sounds Like Braille, Butcher Shop Quartet. Sat 6/29, 9:30 PM, Scout Niblett, the Post. Sun 6/30, 9 PM, Devotchka, Danny Black's Healthy White Baby. 773-227-4433.

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

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 6/21, District, Opal Candy, Smythe. Thu 6/27, Hacks. Fri 6/28, Water on Electricity, Driven, Aftergrace. Sat 6/29, Lightning & Thunder, P53. 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.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Equal Footing Equal Earing performance series with Madshak Dance Company with music by the Eternals, choreographer Suzanne Dado, and music by Him. Tue 6/25, 8 PM, Family Tree (see Critic's Choice), PMS. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, Backyard Variety Show with Apartment, Asimina Chremos, Eduardo Martinez & members of the Chicago Kings (all-ages show). Thu 6/27 and Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Equal Footing Equal Earing performance series with Jon Sherman & Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six, Cynthia Oliver & percussionist Jason Finkelman. 312-362-9707.

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. Thu 6/27, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. 630-573-0220.

HOULIHAN'S 125 Old Orchard Arcade, Skokie: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 6/26, Paul Willaert. 847-674-5490.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, 7 PM, Social Distortion, Lost City Angels (sold out). Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Social Distortion, Lost City Angels (sold out); 12:30 AM, Jesus Jones, Sons of Jorel. Mon 6/24, Meat Loaf & Friends (sold out). Wed 6/26, 6:15 PM, Kottonmouth Kings, Phunk Junkeez, Mix Mob. Thu 6/27, BBMT, Blush, Sleeping at Last. Fri 6/28, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Topaz, Mofro. Sat 6/29, Jerry Jeff Walker. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, open mike. 312-266-2400.

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 6/21, Wooten Brothers, Stormy Monday. Sat 6/22, Mike & Joe, Tuck Pence. Thu 6/27, Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 6/28, Outfield. Sat 6/29, 8 PM, benefit for PAWS Chicago with Maggie Speaks, Kokopelli. 312-337-3486.

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

LA JUSTICIA 3901 W. 26th: Fri 6/21, 9 PM, Uno de Mas, Monospit, Zamandoque Tarahum, Asalto Rebelde, Sobredosis, Jaula. 773-522-0041.

KITSCH'N 2005 W. Roscoe: Restaurant; no cover. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, Los Hermanos Perdidos. 773-248-7372.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Analog Radio, Fin, Cycle Something, Unibrow. Sat 6/22, Mystechs, Dremana, Clip. Wed 6/26, DJ Arteries. Fri 6/28, Rockaway Cobra, Azimuth. Sat 6/29, Somewhere In Between, Speargrass. 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.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, open mike. 773-384-1040.

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

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Electric, Bob Rising & the Suck City Newsflash, Joe Bigsley. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Nectarine Knockout, Gravey, Adam Wyle. Tue 6/25, 8 PM, "Local Vocal Brew" with Wendy Morgan. Wed 6/26, 9 PM, Kick the Cat. Thu 6/27, 9 PM, Gouda (no cover). Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Leave, Seers Poncho. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, 2nd Seed, Crazed. Sun 6/30, 9 PM, Poorhouse Bastards, Flupway (no cover). 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Baldwin Brothers, J. Davis Trio (see Spot Check), Rachel Yamagata. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Nadas, Digs, Devastation Wagon, Zen Darlings. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, Hillbilly Winos (no cover). Thu 6/27, 7 PM, Jon Spiegel's Birthday Bash with Jeff Freling, Janet Bean, Brother Brother, Buzz Kilman, Matt Spiegel, Sonic Voodoo & others (no cover). Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Quasar Wut Wut, Goldstars, Indoor Boy. 773-404-9494.

MAXIM'S 24 E. Goethe: Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Suzzanne Douglas & David Alan Bunn perform "Salute to the Great American Song." 312-742-1748.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar; no cover. Fridays, 4:30 PM-1 AM, DJs spin. Saturdays, 5:30 PM, Steve Blair & the Melange Blue Band; 8:30 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 630-571-3600.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 6/21, 6 PM, Duvall. Plain White T's, 12 Rods, Onlinedrawing, Retro Morning. Sat 6/22, 6 PM, Gravelbone, Yakuza, Stripping the Pistol, Mighty Fine Machine, Swidden. Wed 6/26 and Thu 6/27, 8 PM, KMFDM with Pig, 16 Volt, Kidneythieves. Fri 6/28, 6:30 PM, Blackout, Chinese Downhill, Mr. Pill, Emetic. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Guided by Voices, the Anniversary. Sun 6/30, 6:30 PM, Split Habit, Swizzle Tree, Jettingham, Short Arm Trick. 773-549-0203.

METRO DELI & CAFE Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/21, Fabulous Frank & Dave. Fri 6/28, Michal Rodio. 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 6/22, Paul Allodi & the A.C.E. All Stars. 847-259-9724.

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

MR. G'S SUPPER CLUB 1547 W. 87th: Fri 6/21, 9:30 PM, Nanette Frank, Lakeshia Derden, Ella Moore, Kee-von. 773-445-2020.

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 6/21, Steve Gattermeyer Band, Cancer Merchants, Wish I Would've. Sat 6/22, Anarchy Ass, Toxic Youth, All Charges Dropped, Gravetones. Sun 6/23, Hand Made, Minotaurs & Monstrosities, Storytime. Wednesdays, karaoke hosted by Teri Garcia. Thu 6/27, Hedonists Maybe, Junior, Filament Circus Sound. 773-486-7774.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 6/21, 8 PM, World Class Noise. Sat 6/22, 3:30 PM, Junior & the Ignitors; 8 PM, Jan James. Sun 6/23, 1 PM, 4 Man Band; 6 PM, Rico. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, BBI. Thu 6/27, 8 PM, Flapjacks. Fri 6/28, 4 PM, Butterside Down; 8 PM, Heartsfield. Sat 6/29, 3:30 PM, Hit List; 8 PM, Libido Funk Circus. Sun 6/30, 1 PM, Lubriphonic. 312-595-7437.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Chris Mills, Nora O'Connor, Thin Man. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, LAX, Larry O. Dean & the Me Decade, Matt Keating. Sun 6/23, 8 PM, Extreme Polka Party with Polkaholics, Polkacide. Mondays, 9 PM, "Sound Reflections" with DJs Teebot & Anomaly. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, Mezodigm, Neptune, Spies Who Surf. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Daily Bridge Club. 847-869-0450.

NIGHTCAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Nine24, Spent, Rebels Without Applause, Paint. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Infamous, Bunker Hill, Smoke, ADD. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Ellen Rosner, John Hasbrouck. Thursdays, 8 PM, "Grinder" gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (6/27 with Shelly Miller, Timothy Rey). 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Fri 6/21, 9 PM, American Cosmonaut, Woolworthy, Light FM (see Spot Check), Zero to Nine, Firetrucs, Sono. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Knife of Simpson, Rosedales, Wes Hollywood Show, Sour Deluxe, Pillowmints, Ruck La' Rou. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Mondays, 2 AM, DJ Dan spins metal. Wed 6/26, 9:30 PM, Combo No. 3, Full Moon Orchestra, Sue Roth. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Box-o-Car, Stall, Artist Formerly Known as Vince. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Bumpus, Band That Saved the World. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fri 6/21, 7 PM, Quick Change, Mindshaft, Skunked 4:20, Ditchwater, Blown, Shadoz Edge, Driven. Sat 6/22, 3 PM, 9mm, Bello, Liftpoint, Flathead Fillups, S&M, Num, Broken Language, Split Habit, the Dog & Everything, Starstruck, Much the Same. 708-756-0600.

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 6/21, Naked Oil Twister, Electricon. Sat 6/22, Crackpot, Red Wigglers. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Wed 6/26, Saturday Nights. Thu 6/27, Minor Third Quartet. Fri 6/28, 6 PM, Marty Marshack's All-Stars; 10 PM, DJ Gold "D." Sat 6/29, Creepy D. Sun 6/30, 10 PM, Transistor Dummyhead. 773-486-9862.

PIONEER TAP 7445 Randolph, Forest Park: Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, English Channel (Beatles tribute band). 708-771-4909.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/22, Patty Elvis Band. Thu 6/27, 8 PM, Singer Spotlight North Shore with Tom Broughton, Amy Dolan, Gretch Hill & Kierston Carne. 847-266-1313.

POTATO CREEK JOHNNY'S 1850 Waukegan, Glenview: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 6/22, Triple Threat. 847-486-1007.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/22, Arthur Lee. Sat 6/29, Evidence. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/21, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. Sat 6/22, Bobby Rex Duo. Thu 6/27 and Fri 6/28, Dave Andersen. Sat 6/29, Steve Roth & Michele Rante. 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Potomac Accord, Lift to Experience, Devics. Sat 6/22, Briefs, Boris the Sprinkler, Mexican Cheerleader. Sun 6/23, Buddy Revelles, New Grenada, Paul Vee. Mon 6/24, Rewound, Madhappy. Wed 6/26, the Shame, Child Slavehearts. Thu 6/27, Cougars, Distances, Holding Patterns, Rocket FM. Fri 6/28, Grant Hart, Treason Brothers, Norton & Weaver. Sat 6/29, Southside Orphans, Dutchmen. Sun 6/30, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Icicles, Ethos. 773-248-3093.

PUFFER'S 3356 S. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/21, English Channel (Beatles tribute band). Sat 6/22, Lubriphonic. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, and Sun 6/30, 4 PM, Groovatron. 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 6/22, Half Day Road. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry La Croix. Wed 6/26, Jenny Choi, Grand & Ashland. Sat 6/29, Chuck Cox & the Johnson Principle. 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.

REILLY'S DAUGHTER 4010 W. 111th, Oak Lawn: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/21, Voices. 708-423-1188.

RIPROCKS 3131 Finley, Downers Grove: Music at 6 PM. Fri 6/21, Rock Candy. Fri 6/28, Smalls. 630-964-0773.

ROOSTER BLUES 811 W. Lake: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Molemen, Family Tree (see Critic's Choice), PACIFICS. Sat 6/22, 8:30 PM, Descarga, Bajo Cero, Kronica, La Patria, Planeta de Crystal, Epidemia, Icaro Azul. 312-733-6577.

SAM MAGUIRE'S 39 Orland Square Dr., Orland Park: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, User Friendly. Sat 6/22, Kameron Fry. Fri 6/28, Morgan Loothead. Sat 6/29, Over Easy. 708-460-1771.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Tift Merritt; 10:30 PM, Brothers Creeggan, Michelle Cross. Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Dolly Varden, Will Johnson; 10 PM, Nina Nastasia (see Critic's Choice), Phillip Roebuck. Sun 6/23, 5 and 8 PM, Lowen & Navarro, Don Conoscenti. Mon 6/24, 8 PM, Rockapella. Tue 6/25, 9 PM, American Patchwork Tour (see Spot Check) with Momus, Phiiliip, Gongs, Madrigal Brothers. Wed 6/26, 9 PM, Million, Deans, Unibrow. Thu 6/27, 10 PM, Dressy Bessy, Tenki, Post Office. Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Monte Montgomery. Sat 6/29, 7 PM, Rosie Thomas, Denison Witmer; 10 PM, Laura Cantrell, Robert McCreedy. Sun 6/30, 8 PM, My Morning Jacket, Catfish Haven. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/22, White Noise. Sat 6/29, Sister Envy. 630-372-2900.

SLUGGERS 11 Orland Square Mall, Orland Park: Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Foam Rubber (benefit for Serena Harper Smith). 708-403-1688.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: Sun 6/30, 11 PM, Sweater Girl. 773-549-4140.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, DJ Eryka & Her Mighty Crew. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Urban Hog Wranglers. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: No cover. Thu 6/27, 3:30 PM, Neil Rose Duo. 312-441-9334.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, DJ Matt Fields. Tuesdays, DJ Mike Kendal. Thursdays, DJ Rik Shaw. 773-252-9700.

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 at 10 PM. Fri 6/21, Starcandy, Cloud 9. Sat 6/22, V90, Rock Star Club, Holding Mercury. Tue 6/25, 10 PM, DJ Mix Competition. Thu 6/27, 9:30 PM, Primeridian. 773-278-6600.

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 (6/25 with Zach Brock Quartet). 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.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Music at 8 PM. Fri 6/21, upstairs: Loophole, Domestic Godzilla, Biofeedback, Big Dumb Dick, American Motherload, Bag Lady, Chrome, Autumn War, Popfly, Nick Peraino & Blue Moon Risin', the Effect; downstairs: Divide, Broken Finger, Figure H8, Brown Odds, Rezin, Plaintains, Soulvasque, TJO, Max Cady Band, Dose, Ciao Bella. Sat 6/22, upstairs: God Help Us, Standing 8, Render One, Neotribe, 2 Girls Kissing, Gargantuan Soul, Illroot, King Super, Proximity, Rust, Elephant Gerald, Mama Green; downstairs: Mispent Youth, Powervibe, Vendima, Trifactor, You're Pretty, 8C8, Snooky, Misguided Souls, Mindset 20/20, Jujubees, Janus, Embers. 773-871-7799.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 6/21, Seventy-Two Others, Carlos Ortega. Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Ivana D'Arc; 8 PM, Kate Morrissey; 9 PM, Dan Darrah; 10 PM, Raine; 11 PM, Aaron Saloman. Sun 6/23, Donna Frost, Kristin Cotts, Eli. Mondays, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Wednesdays, C.H.A.T. music showcase. Thu 6/27, L&J, Chris Walke, Dave Sills. Fri 6/28, Gina Forsyth, Diggy. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Al Rose. Sun 6/30, Ping, Julie Frost, Alex Dent. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/21, F.O.S., Escape From Earth, Knuckleduster, Thunderwing, Vax Wallow. Sat 6/22, Daily Bridge Club, Bryter, Haskels, Fazer. 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 6/21, Ad Rock Committee. Saturdays, open mike. Fri 6/28, Loafers. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/21, 3 PM, Zeleke; 9:30 PM, Flex Crew. Sat 6/22, 3 PM, Carl Brown; 9:30 PM, Zeleke. Sundays, Gizzae. Mon 6/24, RSB. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesdays, DJ Field Marshal, Cojo, Indika, Ras Kelly, Doggie. Thu 6/27, 3 PM, Dub Dis; 9:30 PM, Dub Dis, Carl Brown & others. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Aguadulce, Gizzae. Sat 6/29, Sam Ghanson, Dansika, Kwame, Ghanatta. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 8 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/21, Steepwater Band, Saps, Rain Gods. Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Bill Quateman; 10 PM, Oh My God, Mary Prankster, Mark Vickery. Sun 6/23, Nucleus, Groovatron. Tue 6/25, Mr. Blotto. Wed 6/26, Marc Benevento & Joe Russo, Groovatron. Thu 6/27, Halias. Fri 6/28, Miles of Empty, Wolcott, Dimebox. Sat 6/29, Lindsie Reitz, Powerknobs, Head Down. 773-929-1300.

ZAKOPANE LOUNGE 1734 W. Division: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, Extreme Polka Fest with Polkacide, Polkaholics, Big Lou's Polka Casserole. 773-486-1559.

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ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ M Pulse. 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 Vantage. 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 (6/22 with DJ Antonio Lauria). 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. Fridays, Steve Melvage. Saturdays, 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 (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJs D Double, Artek & Norman Rockwell spin hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ Mike Steele spins deep house. Thu 6/27, "Synesthesia" with Sabeo, Mandance. 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. 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: DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house 9 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 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 6/21, Deep Dish with Sharam, DJs John Curley, Frique & Hiroki. 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 6/24, 10 PM, "Play" with Def Harmonic. 773-489-6457.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Mike Dodson. Saturdays, Johnny Price (upstairs), Mike Dodson. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ed Vantage. 773-871-0205.

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

DJ WARP Free in-store performance. Fri 6/28, 5 PM, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

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.

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

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: In the cabaret room: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Mondays, Spankie. Tuesdays, Double J. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Slim, Katfish, Zanman, Pat Mann & Spankie. In Club X: Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, DJ Laura B. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Juan Carlos spins salsa & merengue. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Sundays though Fridays (until 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 (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Scratch n' Sniff. Saturdays, Melting Pot with DJs Mass Transit & Spinello. Tuesdays, Montage Audio Visual Collisions with DJs Alpha & Brock spinning new wave. 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, 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, DJ Greg Shirilla. Tuesdays, DJs spin reggae. Wednesdays, DJ Hook Dick spins rock. Thursdays, DJ Shon Dervis & Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

LITHIUM 1124 W. Belmont: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays and Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, Derrick Wize & friends. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, DJ Gene Lopez spins hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Neil & Elixx DJs spin house, soul & funk. 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 Thursdays and Fridays. Fridays, Marty Boblat. Thursdays, DJ Freddie. 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 (until 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. Sat 6/22, DJs Billy the Kid & DVS. Thursdays, DJs spin hip-hop & R&B. Sat 6/29, DJs Mixin' Marc & Chris Tomasone, DJs Billy the Kid & DVS. 312-491-1931.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJ Tankboy spins funk, punk, rock, drum 'n' bass, and disco house late Fridays; DJ Form spins hip-hop and drum 'n' bass late Saturdays. Tuesdays, midnight, DJs Alo & Larry Millah spin hip-hop and soul. Wednesdays, 1 AM, 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, 8 PM-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. Thursdays, DJs Mood & Shaka 23. 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.

PUMPING COMPANY 6157 N. Broadway: Tuesdays, 9 PM, "Tuesdazed" with DJ Ae, Blue Shift, DJ Linx. 773-743-7994.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs 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 6/26, Loxy & Ink. 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 6/21, Cedric, Twilite Tone, Jamie 3:16. Sat 6/22, Future Sound of Chicago DJ showcase. Wednesdays, DJs Johnny Chaos & Agent 47. Thursdays, Christopher Robin, Devo, Kid Chaos, Mark Mayhem, Coleman Burditt & Heather Doble. 312-733-6699.

SAYAT NOVA 157 E. Ohio: Sat 6/29, 10:30 PM-4 AM, DJ Burak spins Arab & Spanish dance music with percussionist Takla. 773-381-7171.

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 6/21, J-Dub, Diz. Sat 6/22, Dennis Ferrer, Darrell Woodson. Sun 6/23, Zta Vrqs, Bizarbies. Mondays, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron (6/24 with Mystic Bill & DJ Pajama Party). Tue 6/25, DJ Bill E Boy, Jah Clembone, Security Spike. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner & Darius Hurley spin American and British punk. Thu 6/27, Dave Brock, Chris Gin. Fri 6/28, DJ FLX, Darrell Woodson. Sat 6/29, Bill Oakley, Dave Brock. 773-549-4140.

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.

TASTE 1922 W. North: Fri 6/28, 11 PM, DJ Devo spins ambient, house, and trance. 773-276-8000.

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 nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/21, Hybrid, Sandra Collins, Todd Richman, Taj, James Curd, Johnny Chaos, Troll & Mogli, Polen, 3D, Deelishus, MC Blackeye, MC Entro, MC Abel. Fri 6/28, Juan Atkins, Joey Beltram, John Patterson, Ed Rush & Optical, MC Rymetyme, Kevin Cunningham & Focus, Dan Efex, Roy Davis Jr., Mark Almaria, Hipolito Sanchez. 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 6/21, DJs Halo & Hipp-E, DJs Sativa, Shon Dervis & Justin Long. Saturdays, DJs Andre Harris, Bear Who?, Tobias & PNS. Sundays, DJs Jesse de la Pena & Uncle Milty. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See Fairs & Festivals.

BELA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES, NICKEL CREEK Tue 6/25, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

GAELIC STORM Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035 or 773-478-4408.

NATURAL BOB HOLDSWORTH & FRIENDS, THURSDAY'S CHILD Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 773-463-8166 or 773-271-7127.

LEE MURDOCK Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Prairie Crossing, Route 45 and Route 137, Grayslake. 847-543-1202.

folk & country

clubs

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

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

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Mon 6/24, 8 PM, Half Day Bluegrass Band. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays through Mondays, 7:30 PM, country music and dance lessons. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, Brian Wilke, John Hasbrouck. 773-384-2547.

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

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: No cover. Fri 6/21, 9:30 PM, Dalriada. Sat 6/22, 10 PM, John Dillon. 708-687-9323.

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

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 6/21, Salthill Mines. Sat 6/22, Paddy Go Easy. Sat 6/29, Velvet Green. 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: Wed 6/26, 8 PM, Michael Smith, Small Potatoes. 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Thu 6/27, Scottish McMillan. 847-821-1234.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 6/22, Dale Petersohn Trio. 630-393-1247.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. Mon 6/24, Dwain Story, Home Kookin', Mythic Figs. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. 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.

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

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Cirrus Falcon. Sat 6/22, Larkin Brothers. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish session. Thursdays, Kelly Griner. Fri 6/28, Three Men in Kilts. Sat 6/29, Fairplay. 630-325-3732.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Sun 6/23, Tacit Hound String Band. Sun 6/30, Big Sky String Band. 773-975-0505.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 6/24, 9 PM, Liz Knowles, John Daley, Jim DeWan (no cover). Tue 6/25, 9:30 PM, Can-Ky-Ree (no cover). 773-404-9494.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Terry Farmer, Malvinas. 773-743-3355.

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

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Tue 6/25, 8:30 PM, Billy J. Ivers & the Lonesome City Bluegrass Band, David Bragman. Thu 6/27, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Jen. 773-276-9730.

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

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Darden Smith. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Laura Cantrell, Robert McCreedy. 773-525-2508.

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

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Whisky Hollow Bluegrass Band. 773-772-6656.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 6/21, Molly & the Tinker. 630-969-9720.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

LONNIE BROOKS, HIP FETISH, SANDRA LEE BAND Free concert. Sat 6/22, 1:30 PM, North and Marion, Oak Park. 708-383-4145.

RAY CHARLES, KOKO TAYLOR Benefit for Children's Brittle Bone Foundation. Thu 6/27, 4:30 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 866-694-2223 or 312-559-1212.

GOSPEL CHOIR OF ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST perform and lead a worship service. Sun 6/23, 10 AM, Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N. Magnolia. 773-281-6480.

GOSPEL OPEN MIKE hosted by Dr. Groove. Sat 6/29, 3 PM, Room at the Cross Church, 1432 W. 87th. 773-881-8883.

LYNNE JORDAN & THE SHIVERS Sun 6/30, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

BILLY KING Free in-store performances. Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800. Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

MR. LEE & COMPANY Benefit for L.S. Computer and Resource Center for the Hearing Impaired. Sat 6/22, 6 PM, Maywood Park, 921 S. 9th, Maywood. 708-344-4740.

WINDY CITY SPIRITUALAIRES, GEORGE DEAN & THE GOSPEL FOUR, STEVE BURKS & THE ORIGINAL CHOSEN ONES, MIXON SINGERS, REV. LEON "PETE" WALKER & THE ANOINTED ONES Sun 6/23, 7 PM, Saint John Missionary Baptist Church, 1234 W. 63rd. 773-723-5949, 773-483-5983, or 773-638-1429.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/21 and Fri 6/28, 9 PM, Peter Dames & the Rhythm Flames. 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. 773-734-0491.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater Band. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 6/25, Lindsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thu 6/27, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Allen Batts Band with Grana Louise. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 6/25, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/21, Dion Payton & the 43rd Street Blues Band. Sat 6/22, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sun 6/23, Jimmy Burns. Mon 6/24, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 6/25, Chico Banks. Wed 6/26, Pistol Pete. Thu 6/27, Chicago R&B Kings. Sat 6/29, Joanna Connor. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 6/30, noon, Chris Walz. 312-226-6666.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/21, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, John Mayall, Nick Moss. Sat 6/22, 6:30 PM, Roy Hytower; 10 PM, Duke Robillard (see Critic's Choice), Tommy McCracken & the Force of Habit Band. Sun 6/23, Carl Weathersby. Mon 6/24, jam with Brother John. Tue 6/25, Nick Moss & the Flip Tops. Wed 6/26, Jimmy Johnson. Thu 6/27, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Fri 6/28, 5:30 PM, Eric George; 9:30 PM, Joanna Connor, Mike Wheeler. Sat 6/29, 6:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 10 PM, Savoy Brown, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sun 6/30, 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. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Pat Smillie 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 6/21, Magic Slim & the Teardrops. Sat 6/22, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Fri 6/28, Savoy Brown & Kim Simmonds. Sat 6/29, Smokin' Joe Kubek. 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.

DEEP BLUE Prairie Rock Brewing Company, 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Trouble No More. Fri 6/28, After Hours. 847-605-9900.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Live bands play after 9:30 PM on Fridays and 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 6/21 and Fri 6/28, Red, White & Blues. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open jam with Liberty Blues Band. Thursdays, 9 PM, open jam with Madman Blues Band. Sat 6/29, Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 6/27, 8:30 PM, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, Trout Fishing in America. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Lonnie Brooks. 708-788-2118.

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 6/21, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Sat 6/29, CJ & Company. 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 6/22, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Fri 6/28, Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band. Sat 6/29, Wayne Baker Brooks. 630-416-4898.

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

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. 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: Sun 6/30, 3 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers (in the garden). 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 6/22, 9:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. Tue 6/25, 8:30 PM, Studebaker John & Joanna Connor (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Big Ray (no cover). Sat 6/29, 9:30 PM, George Boone Band. 708-484-3610.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sun 6/30, 8:30 PM, Etta James, Johnny A. 312-923-2035.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/21, Roy Hytower. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 6/25, Chicago R&B Kings. Wed 6/26, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Thu 6/27, Chicago Playboys. Fri 6/28, Studebaker John & the Hawks. 312-923-2000.

JD MUGGS 437 S. Addison Rd., Addison: Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, Big Daddy & the Real Gone Guys. 630-833-2570.

JOE'S BACK DOOR LOUNGE 236 N. Mannheim, Bellwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sundays, Masheen Co. Band. Tue 6/25, Blind Lemon Pledge. 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. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Detroit Junior. Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 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. Thu 6/27, Carl Weathersby, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 6/28, Eddie Shaw. Sat 6/29, Eddie Shaw, Kid Dynamite. 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. Sundays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. 773-493-3477.

LEO'S DEN COCKTAIL LOUNGE 1200 E. 71st: Tuesdays, 9 PM, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. 773-667-3130.

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: Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, Lindsey Alexander. Thu 6/27, 9 PM, Blue Plate Special. Sat 6/29, Steepwater. 630-446-4001.

MR. G'S SUPPER CLUB 1547 W. 87th: Fri 6/21, 9:30 PM, Nanette Frank, Lakeshia Derden, Ella Moore, Kee-von. 773-445-2020.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sun 6/30, 1 PM, Lubriphonic; 6 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson Band. 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 6/22, Barclay 3. Sat 6/29, Big Sweaty Men. 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.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/22, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 6/29, Ken Chaney Experience, Steve Kessler Band. 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 6/21, Nellie "Tiger" Travis. Sat 6/22, Gloria Rodgers. Wed 6/26, Jasper Buchanan. Fri 6/28, Liz Mandville Greeson. Sat 6/29, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 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.

REMINGTON BLUES 195 Remington, Bolingbrook: Restaurant and lounge with music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Robert Jordan & the Finesse Band. Sat 6/22, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Wednesdays, "Diva Day" open jam for women. Fri 6/28, Jimmy Burns. Sat 6/29, T-Bird Huck & the Blues Busters. 630-759-7978.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 6/21, Otis Clay Band. Sat 6/22, Matthew Skoller Band. Sundays, noon, gospel brunch; 9:30 PM, blues jam with Tom Holland's Big Blue (no cover). Wed 6/26, Rusty Zinn. Thu 6/27, Tom Holland & the Shuffle Kings. Fri 6/28, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater, A.C. Reed. Sat 6/29, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater, Jody Williams. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Willie King (see Critic's Choice). Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursdays, pro jam hosted by Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues 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 & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-723-0592.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/21, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sat 6/22, Bumblebee Bob & the Stingers. Fri 6/28, Vanessa Davis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 6/29, Pistol Pete. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 6/21, Jim Baby Band. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Fri 6/28, Ice Cream Men. Sat 6/29, Scotty & the Bad Boys. 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

FRAN ASHER Free concert. Tue 6/25, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

BEBOP BRASS with David Young, Art Hoyle, Tito Carrillo, Bill McFarland, Norman Palm, Audrey Morrison, Ken Chaney, Anthony Brock & Charles Heath. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, West Pullman Park, 401 W. 123rd. 312-427-1676.

GEORGE BENSON performs at the N'Digo Foundation's 7th annual gala. Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000.

BOPOLOGY Sun 6/23, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

LESLEY BYERS & THE JAZZ CATS Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 6/22, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

TONY CARPENTER BAND Thu 6/27, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

RYAN COHAN Free in-store performance. Sat 6/22, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

ORBERT DAVIS Free in-store performances. Sat 6/22, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564. Sun 6/23, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 49 S. Waukegan, Deerfield. 847-559-1999.

JON DOYLE, JOSH BERMAN, KEVIN O'DONNELL, JOEL PATERSON & JASON AJEMIAN Free concert. Mondays, 9 PM, Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western. 773-296-6024.

JOHNNY FRIGO, GREEN MILL QUARTET WITH BARRY WINOGRAD, TOM TALLMAN & THE COLLEGE OF DuPAGE STUDENT JAZZ ALL-STARS Sun 6/30, 5 PM, courtyard, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

BURGESS GARDNER ORCHESTRA, SENABELLA TRIO Wed 6/26, 6 PM, Harambee House, 11901 S. Loomis. 708-331-7840.

GUITARS & SAXES with Jeff Golub, Richard Elliot, Marc Antoine, and Warren Hill. Sat 6/22, 6:30 and 9:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

RON HAYNES Free concert. Thu 6/27, 5:30 PM, Uihlein Plaza, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-645-9686.

REGGIE HELM & RAJAH Wed 6/26, 6:30 PM, Shakespeare Court, 4530 S. Woodlawn. 773-624-0100.

AMY LOWE TRIO Free concert. Thu 6/27, 6:30 PM, Buena Circle Park, 1049 W. Buena. 312-742-7529.

NEW YORK VOICES, ELMHURST COLLEGE JAZZ BAND Free concert. Sun 6/23, 6 PM, Elmhurst College Mall, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-6100 or 630-617-3033.

JOHN PARIS TRIO Free in-store performance. Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

BRIENN PERRY TRIO performs in "When Jazz Was Jazz in Chicago," with Savion Glover and guest panelists from Noble Productions. Tue 6/25, 7 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-334-3050.

ROCHEMAN TRIO with classical pianist Gabriel Gorog. Fri 6/21, 6 PM, Alliance Francaise de Chicago, 54 W. Chicago. 312-337-1070.

DON SADOFSKY'S REVOLUTIONARY SWING ORCHESTRA Free concert. Sun 6/30, 5 PM, Olympia Park, 6566 N. Avondale. 312-742-7529.

SANGRE NATIVA Free concert. Fri 6/28, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

STRAIGHT AHEAD WITH DAVID YOUNG Thu 6/27, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600, ext. 236.

BRADLEY YOUNG Free in-store performance. Fri 6/21, 5:30 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

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 6/21, noon, Franz Jackson, Peter Roothaan, Tom Hope, Dan DeLorenzo & Wayne Jones; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 6/22, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman 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 6/26, noon, Steve Hashimoto & Pat Fleming; 5 PM, Franz Jackson with Joe Johnson, Dan DeLorenzo & Bob Cousins; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thu 6/27, noon, Steve Sandner; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City Allstars; 9 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman Quintet. Fri 6/28, noon, Kim Cusack, Bob Neighbor, Tom Hope, Wayne Jones & Doug Hayes; 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 6/29, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Eddie Johnson/John Bany Quintet with Claudia Stefanski. 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 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Nick Colionne. Sun 6/23 through Sat 6/29, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Sun 6/30, Carlos Cannon. 312-751-2433.

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

BECCO D'ORO RISTORANTE 160 E. Huron: Music at 8 PM. Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Phil Baron. 312-787-1300.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the Entertainment Center: Fri 6/21, Bobby Perna's Big Band, Josie Band. Sat 6/22, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba. In the Restaurant Piano Bar: Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Audrey Morris. Mondays, 7 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. Fri 6/21, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. Wed 6/26, Jazz Vertigo. Fri 6/28, John Mose Trio. 630-406-0008.

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

BLACKIE'S 755 S. Clark: Fri 6/21, 7 PM, Yvonne Gage performs as part of the Artistic Affairs showcase for visual artists, designers, and writers. 312-832-1806.

BROWN ROOM 7150 S. Exchange: Cafe with live jazz; no cover. Sat 6/22, 2-4 PM, Room Service Jazz Ensemble with Mike Donaby, Thaddeus Gaines, Robert Wilkens & Marcus Burks. 773-731-9801.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Thu 6/27, Pete Benson. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Sat 6/22, Williwaw Ensemble. Sat 6/29, Jim Baker, Kevin Drumm & Eric Leonardson. 773-463-0158.

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 & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charles Braugham & Don Stille. 847-647-8282.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Fri 6/21, 9 PM, Outside In Trio. 773-743-5650.

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

CHICAGO FIREHOUSE 1401 S. Michigan: Restaurant. Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-786-1401.

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.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. 1st, Saint Charles: Music at 9:30 PM. Thu 6/27, Johnnie A. 630-513-0074.

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

EL CID 2115 N. Milwaukee: Tue 6/25, 7 PM, double guitarist Scott Stenten. 773-252-4747.

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.

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.

ENTRE NOUS Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Restaurant with music at 6:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Elaine Dame Duo. 312-565-7997.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 6/21, John Mose Trio. Sat 6/22, Trio du Jour. Fri 6/28, Mood Swing Duo. Sat 6/29, Matt Erion Trio. 630-377-9222.

EVE'S 202 W. 144th: Music at 8 PM. Thu 6/27, P.J. & Co. 708-841-3693.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: No cover. Sat 6/22, 7:30 PM, Aaron Krueger Duo, Mike O'Cull. 630-922-9821.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 6/23, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Orchestra. Sun 6/30, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band with Kelly Cronin. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: 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 6/27, 7:30 PM, Kelly Brand Duo. 630-978-2088.

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

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM on Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 6/21, Taku Akiyama Quartet. Sat 6/22, Jazz Solution with Tunia. Tuesdays, Tom Vaitsas Trio. Wed 6/26, Jaii Beckley with pianist Dennis Luxion. Thu 6/27, Rob Zettl Quartet with Vince Clark. Fri 6/28, Birdwatch. Sat 6/29, Michelle Moore & friends. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 6/21, 9:30 PM, Eddie Harrison Jump Stars. Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, Rodney Brown & Hot Rod. Tuesdays, 9 PM, mambo jazz series hosted by Manny Lopez. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 6/21, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Dave Stryker/Steve Slagle Quartet; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Dave Stryker/Steve Slagle Quartet; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 6/23, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio (tribute to Judy Garland). 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 6/28, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Battle of the Saxes with Von Freeman & Edward Petersen; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Battle of the Saxes with Von Freeman & Edward Petersen; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 6/30, 2 PM, Chicago Jazz Composers Collective with Kelly Brand & Fred Simon. 773-878-5552.

HANCOCK OBSERVATORY John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Sat 6/22 and Sat 6/29, 7 PM, Kevin Pike Duo. 312-751-3681.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 6/21, 10 PM, What We Live (see Critic's Choice). Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7 PM). 312-362-9707.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9 PM. Sun 6/23, Aram Shelton with Jason Ajemian & Tim Daisy. Sun 6/30, Matt Bauder & friends. 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.

JACKSON HARBOR GRILL 6401 S. Lake Shore Dr.: Fri 6/28, 7 and 9 PM, and Sun 6/30, 4 PM, Maggie Brown. 773-794-4408.

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 6/21 through Sun 6/23, Benny Green & Russell Malone. Tue 6/25 through Sun 6/30, Ray Brown Trio (see Critic's Choice). 312-670-2473.

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

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

KARIZMA 4741 Main, Skokie: Restaurant. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Kelly Sill & John Moulder. 847-674-6163.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Sat 6/22, 9:30 PM, Zach Brock Quartet. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Dennis Carrol with George Fludas, Scott Burns, and Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan. Wed 6/26, 8 PM, Bobby Broom & Matt Pinizzotto. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Nori Tanaka. Sat 6/29, 9:30 PM, Jeff Marx Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Sun 6/23, 9 PM, Matt Ross & the Renegades (no cover). 773-871-3757.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Pianists/vocalists perform after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM, Sundays; no cover. Sundays, Scott Holman. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Fridays through Sundays, 6 PM Mondays through Thursdays. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sun 6/23, 8 PM, Bobby Broom Trio, Zach Brock Quartet. 773-404-9494.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Raul Timbal y Su Mambo Jazz Band. 630-571-3600.

METROPOLE ROOM Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus: Wed 6/26, 4:30 PM, Elaine Dame Duo. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Nick Colionne. 312-565-6665.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Fri 6/21, 9 PM, Sonic Species. Wed 6/26, 7 PM, John Mose Trio. 630-446-4001.

MR. B'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge. Fridays, 8 PM, jazz performance workshop (no cover). Sun 6/23, 8 PM, Emanon (no cover). 630-325-2900.

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 (6/23 with Ernest Dawkins Trio; 6/30 with Vincent Davis's Ethnic Ensemble). 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 6/21 and Sat 6/22, Doug Lawrence Organ Trio with Dan Trudell. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Thursdays, Jeff Parker Trio. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Dave Specter Organ Trio with Rob Waters. 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. Sun 6/23, 7 PM, Jazz Avengers. Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Metro Jazz Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Fri 6/21, 9 PM, George McRae Trio with Jim Gailloreto. Sat 6/22, 9 PM, Katherine Davis Group. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mon 6/24, 8:30 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tue 6/25, 8:30 PM, Keli Briggs Allison Trio. Wed 6/26, 7 PM, Ryan Cohen Trio. Thu 6/27, 8:30 PM, Tito Carrillo Quartet. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Gephart Long Quartet. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/21, Dave Specter Organ Trio. Tue 6/25, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis. Wed 6/26, Dave Flippo Trio. Fri 6/28, Rankinfyle. Sat 6/29, Ken Chaney Experience. 847-266-1313.

PUFFER'S 3356 S. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Thu 6/27, Fred Miller. 773-927-6073.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/21, Havana. Sundays, open jam with Jeremy Callner Trio. Fri 6/28, Jazz Solution with Tunia. 773-276-9730.

LE RELAIS 3925 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 9 PM, jam session with the Vincent Davis Band. 773-665-8965.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Mood Swing Quartet with Bob Thornton. 312-491-1122.

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

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tuesdays, Taku Akiyama Quintet. 773-772-6656.

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

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

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 6/27, 9 PM, David Boykin. 773-862-3616.

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 9:30 PM. Mon 6/24, Jazz Avengers, Zach Brock Quartet. 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 6/21, Nicole Mitchell & Black Earth Ensemble. Sat 6/22, Fred Anderson Quartet with Hamid Drake, Chad Taylor & Jeff Parker. 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 (6/26 with Robert Irving III, Dennis Winslett, Darius Savage & Curtis Prince). Thu 6/27, Phil Mosberg Quartet. Fri 6/28, William Perry's Explosion Ensemble with Harrison Bankhead, Avreeayl Ra & Derrick Polk. Sat 6/29, Hal Atterbury. 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.

VINCE'S 4747 N. Harlem, Harwood Heights: Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba. 708-867-7770.

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

international

concerts

ELVIS CRESPO, FEY, RABANES perform at Parranda Super Estrella 2002. Sun 6/23, 8:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

ISSAC DELGADO Y SU ORQUESTA Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

GYUTO MONKS Thu 6/27, 6 PM, Jessica Tampas Studio, 312 N. May. 312-942-1905.

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.

SHARQ ENSEMBLE Free Middle Eastern music concert. Thu 6/27, 7:30 PM (at Chicago Summerdance; preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

SONES DE MEXICO ENSEMBLE CHICAGO Free concert. Fri 6/21, 6:30 PM, Winnemac Park, 5100 N. Leavitt. 312-742-5101.

ORLANDO "MARACA" VALLE Y OTRA VISION See Critic's Choice; free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 6/21, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

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-Orofino & bassist Liz Payne. 773-935-5933.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 6/22, 10 PM, Mambo Express Afro-Cuban Band (preceded by salsa dance lessons at 9 PM). Sun 6/23, 7 PM, Las Guitarras de Espana. Thu 6/27, 10:30 PM, Les Yeux Noirs (see Spot Check). Fri 6/28, 10:30 PM, Rokia Traore. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Issac Delgado y Su Orquesta, Haila Monpie. 312-362-9707.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Sundays, 7 PM, accordionist Robert Cruz-Orofino & bassist Liz Payne. 773-489-9554.

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.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Chicago Samba, Luiz Ewerling & A Cor do Brasil. 773-404-9494.

MORETTI'S 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Alberto spins salsa & merengue. 312-850-0208.

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. 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 DJs El Papichulo & Ric Martinez, with Latin dance lessons at 10 PM. 312-427-2572.

classical

ARS MUSICA CHICAGO SCHOLA CANTORUM Andrew Schultze conducts a program of Gregorian chant. Sun 6/23, 2 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1010 W. Webster. 312-409-7874.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 6/21, 7 PM, William Eddins, conductor, with violinist Itzhak Perlman (Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Rachmaninoff/Respighi). Sat 6/22, 7 PM, Itzhak Perlman, conductor and violin (Glinka, Bach, Tchaikovsky). Sun 6/23, 7 PM, Itzhak Perlman, conductor, with violinist Kurt Nikkanen, cellist Zuill Bailey, and pianist Navah Perlman in an all-Beethoven program. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Kirill Gerstein (Thomas, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev). Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Tzimon Barto (Ladiov, Rachmaninoff). Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with violinist Viviane Hagner (Salonen, Sibelius, Stravinsky), followed by "postlude" concert by pianists Christoph Eschenbach and Tzimon Barto (Schumann, Brahms). 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in public rehearsal. Sat 6/22 and Sat 6/29, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a free concert. Tue 6/25, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DA CORNETO OPERA Robert Ashens conducts Verdi's I Lombardi. Sun 6/23 and Sun 6/30, 4 PM, St. Hilary Church, 5601 N. California. 847-662-2694.

DU PAGE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND Mark Hengesh conducts a free concert. Wed 6/26, 7:30 PM, courtyard, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

KERL EISER AND EBEN MAZZERI voice, with pianist Jae Hwang and the Slancio Chamber Ensemble in a program of two children's operettas based on stories by Dr. Seuss. Sun 6/23, 5 PM, Wood Street Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 1239 N. Wood. 847-452-3966.

VLADIMIR FELTSMAN piano, performs Bach's Goldberg Variations. Thu 6/27, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RECITALS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 6/21, 12:10 PM, flutist Michele McGovern (Bach, Debussy, Mozart, Brahms). Fri 6/28, flutist Carlyn Lloyd and pianist Jon Warfel (Rorem, Gaubert, Villa-Lobos, Foss, Taktakeshevili). 312-787-2729, ext. 600.

GABRIEL GOROG piano (Debussy, Gershwin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff). Fri 6/21, 6 PM, Alliance Francaise de Chicago, 54 W. Chicago. 312-337-1070.

GRANT PARK CHORUS Christopher Bell, conductor (Macmillan, Dove, Tavener, Howells). Thu 6/27 and Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 690 W. Belmont. 312-742-4763.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, 7:30 PM, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with violinist Elmar Oliveira (Tchaikovsky, Barber, McPhee). 312-742-4763.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with violinist Rachel Barton (Kurka, Joachim, R. Strauss). Sat 6/29 and Sun 6/30, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-742-4763.

SHARON ISBIN guitar (Savio, Thiago de Mello, Lauro, Brouwer, Granados, Tarrega, Albeniz, Duarte, Shermer, Mangore). Mon 6/24, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

LYRIC OPERA CENTER FOR AMERICAN ARTISTS (Mozart, Weber). See Critic's Choice. Sun 6/23, 2 PM, Fullerton Auditorium, Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan. 312-443-3600 or 312-443-3680.

JANICE MARTIN AND KUANG-HAO HUANG violin and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. Free admission. Wed 6/26, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

MUSICIANS CLUB OF WOMEN presents soprano Michelle Areyzaga in a free concert. Mon 6/24, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ELIZABETH NAEGELE organ (Wagner, Brahms, Levitt, Powell, Bingham, Childs, Dubois). Sun 6/23, 2 PM, Saint Paul's Community Church, 2215 W. North. 773-989-1889.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal. Sat 6/22 and Sat 6/29, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a free concert. Wed 6/26, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

RAVINIA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Lawrence Rapchak conducts Copland's Appalachian Spring in a children's concert. Sat 6/29, 11 AM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL CHAPEL CARILLON RECITALS Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn: Carillonneurs perform at 6 PM. Sun 6/23, Koen Cosaert. Sun 6/30, Wylie Crawford. 773-702-7059.

DONNA SADLICKA, KATHY PYEATT, AND CARYN BAHAM sopranos. Sat 6/22, 7:30 PM, and Sun 6/23, 3 PM, Kathleen Mullady Memorial Theatre, Loyola University, 1125 W. Loyola. 773-508-3847.

DEBORAH SOBOL AND KUANG-HAO HUANG perform four-hand piano music of Brahms and Schubert. Tue 6/25, 5:45 PM, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

TRIO CAPRICCIO in a free concert (Beethoven and others). Thu 6/27, 7 PM, Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln. 312-744-7616.

MARK VALENTI piano (Brahms, Bartok, D. Scarlatti). Sat 6/29, 2 PM, Blackstone Branch Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312-747-0511.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Hubble Middle School, Roosevelt and Naperville Rds., Wheaton: Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Peter Lipari conducts a program of movie music. 630-790-1430.

fairs & festivals

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL features music on two Grant Park stages during Taste of Chicago. Sat 6/29, Summertime Taste Stage: 12:30 PM, Robin & Linda Williams & Their Fine Group; 1:45 PM, Robbie & Donna Fulks; 3 PM, Virgil Kane; 4:15 PM, Victoria Williams & the Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers; 5:30 PM, Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart; 6:45 PM, Richard Buckner & Penny Jo Buckner. Petrillo Music Shell: 5 PM, Vince Gill, Joanna Janet. Sun 6/30, Summertime Taste Stage: 12:30 PM, Dr. Mark & the Sutures; 1:45 PM, Cedarcase; 3 PM, Bert Cattoni Band; 4:15 PM, Big Guitars From Memphis; 5:30 PM, Laura Cantrell; 6:45 PM, Clayton Bellamy Band. Petrillo Music Shell: 3 PM, Charlie Daniels Band, Keith Urban. 312-744-3370.

DOWNERS GROVE HERITAGE FESTIVAL features live music on several stages in central Downers Grove. Fri 6/28, East Stage, Curtiss and Washington: 3:30 PM, Ken Saydak; 6 PM, Big John Howell; 8:30 PM, New Odyssey. Beer Garden Stage, Forest and Burlington: 4 PM, Stone City Band; 6:30 PM, Bopology; 9 PM, Men of Our Times. South Stage, Maple and Main: 4 PM, New Invaders; 6:30 PM, Route 66; 8:30 PM, Jake & Elwood & the Band. Lot o' Fun Stage, Grove and Main: 2:30 PM, Captain Black & Sing with Paul; 5:30 PM, Sketch Middle; 7:30 PM, Avert 13; 9:30 PM, Sketch Middle. Sat 6/29, Fishel Park Stage, Grove and Main: 10 AM, Acoustic Prism; 10:20 AM, Jenny McCarthy & Deb Lader; 10:40 AM, Patti Ecker & L.J. Slavin; 11 AM, Jones Family; 11:20 AM, Rick Pickren with Drew Carson; 11:40 AM, On the Mainline; noon, Long Journey Home; 12:20 PM, Natural Bob Holdsworth & friends; 12:40 PM, Kat Eggleston; 1 PM, Small Potatoes; 1:20 PM, Acoustic Prism; 1:40 AM, Jenny McCarthy & Deb Lader; 2 PM, Patti Ecker & L.J. Slavin; 2:20 PM, Jones Family; 2:40 PM, Rick Pickren with Drew Carson; 3 PM, On the Mainline; 3:20 PM, Long Journey Home; 3:40 PM, Natural Bob Holdsworth & friends; 4 PM, Kat Eggleston; 4:20 PM, Small Potatoes. Beer Garden Stage: 11:30 AM, Happy Hearts Polka Band; 2 PM, Beatle Brothers; 5 PM, Kraig Kenning; 7 PM, Bobby Hunt; 8:30 PM, Infinity. East Stage: 1 and 3 PM, Tom Chapin; 6 PM, Daniel Grove Band; 8:30 PM, Duhks. Tivoli Stage, Highland and Warren: 6 PM, Joel Daly & Prairie Moon. South Stage: 3 PM, Tom Carey Band; 6 PM, J.D. Simo; 9 PM, Boyzz. Lot o' Fun Stage: 7:30 PM, Saraphine; 9:30 PM, Fertility. Fishel Park Stage: 7 PM, Rhythm Revolution; 9 PM, Cryan' Shames. Sun 6/30, Beer Garden Stage: 12:30 PM, Three Men in Kilts; 2:30 PM, Roots Rock Society; 5:30 PM, Lisa Rene Band; 8:30 PM, Arra. East Stage: 5:30 PM, Grand Avenue Swing Band; 8:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets. Tivoli Stage: 6:30 PM, Special Consensus. South Stage: 12:30 PM, Tropical Breeze; 3 PM, Chaser; 6 PM, Those Darn Accordions; 8:30 PM, Koko Taylor. Lot o' Fun Stage: 1 and 4:30 PM, Zac Morgan; 7:30 PM, Logan's Loss; 9 PM, Ophur. Fishel Park Stage: noon, DuPage Symphony Orchestra; 1:30 PM, Downers Grove Choral Society; 2:30 PM, Downers Grove Suzuki Strings; 3:30 PM, Chorale Aires of Sweet Adelines; 8:30 PM, American English. 630-434-5555.

FESTIVAL SINALOA Plaza Garibaldi, 26th and California: Sun 6/23, 2-9 PM, Tigeres de Norte, Limite, Banda el Mexicano, Jennifer, el Chapo, Polo Urias. 312-421-5272.

FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUENAS Humboldt Park, 1400 N. Sacramento: Fri 6/21, 4:15 PM, Arco Iris Musical; 4:35 PM, Abbey Cruz & Paquito; 4:55 PM, Alvie Marie; 5:15 PM, Orquesta Latira; 5:45 PM, Los Trovadores Unidos; 6:15 PM, La Crema; 6:45 PM, Herencia Latina; 7:15 PM, Rafi Burgos; 7:45 PM, Tarzan y los Sabrosos; 8:45 PM, Orquesta la Nueva; 9 PM, Joseph Fonseca y Su Orquesta; 9:45 PM, Orquesta Nabori. Sat 6/22, 1 PM, Serrania del Alba; 2:05 PM, Lilly y Su Gran Trio; 3:45 PM, Edwin Colon Zayas; 5:30 PM, Orlando "Maraca" Valle y Otra Vision (see Critic's Choice); 5:45 PM, La Zafra; 6:45 PM, Manny Pizarro y los Sonorican; 7:15 PM, Oro Solido; 7:45 PM, Melodia del Ayer; 8:45 PM, Orquesta Arabu; 9 PM, Ralphy Leavitt y la Selecta. Sun 6/23, noon, Fuerte Impacto; 12:15 PM, Grupo Yuba; 1:15 PM, Trio Nuevo Milenio; 2:15 PM, Merengue.com; 4 PM, Orquesta Sabor; 4:30 PM, Raul Timbal y Su Mambo Jazz; 5 PM, Papo Sanchez; 5:30 PM, Jesus Enriquez; 6 PM, Chicago Salsa Congress; 6:30 PM, Las Bachatuces; 6:45 PM, Ricky Luis y Su Orquesta; 7:30 PM, Cantores Tipico; 7:45 PM, Merenbanda; 8:30 PM, La Natural; 8:45 PM, El Gran Combo. 773-292-1414.

JEFF FEST Higgins and Milwaukee: Sat 6/22, 2 PM, Maynard Ferguson; 3:30 PM, Seven Day Run; 5 PM, Trevor Matthews Band; 6:30 PM, Cecilia; 8:15 PM, Radiators. Sun 6/23, 2 PM, J.D. Simo; 3:30 PM, Virginia Coalition; 5:30 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans; 7:30 PM, Buckwheat Zydeco. 773-868-3010.

MILES OF MUSIC features outdoor performances along Michigan Avenue on Fri 6/21. Paul & Gabriella Rosenbaum Garden & Gazebo, Michigan and Lake Shore Dr.: 1:30, 3:30, and 5:30 PM, Rolling Thunder Taiko Drums. Garden Plaza, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: noon, College of DuPage Student Jazz All-Stars; 1 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues; 5 PM, Kimberly Gordon. Water Tower Park, Michigan and Pearson: 11 AM, Lira Ensemble; 3 PM, Phava; 4 PM, Jim DeWan; 5 PM, Lynne Jordan. Sidewalk Square, 625 N. Michigan: noon, Jack Scott; 2 PM, Michael Quarcoo; 5 PM, Eric Leonardson. Sidewalk Square, 535 N. Michigan: noon, Greek music. Hotel Inter-Continental, 505 N. Michigan: 11 AM, Eric Noden; 3:30 PM, Julia Hurn; 4:30 PM, Raymond Miller. Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan: 11 AM, Northbrook Symphony Strings; 1 PM, Trio Solari; 3 PM, Chicago Businessmen's Chamber Ensemble; 4 PM, Clyde "Lightning" George; 5 PM, Chicago Chamber Choir. Plaza of the Americas, 430 N. Michigan: noon, Lawndale Community Music Center Jazz Trio; 3 PM, Alex Udvary; 5 PM, A La Carte. Wrigley Building courtyard, 400 N. Michigan: 11:30 PM, Foiled Again; 12:45 PM, Catherine Smitko; 1:30 PM, David Young. Prudential Plaza, Michigan and Lake: 11 AM, Issa Boulos; 5 PM, Las Guitarras de Espana. Doral Plaza Balcony, 151 N. Michigan: 2 PM, Alexandra Billings; 3:30 PM, 3 Girls 3; 5 PM, Daryl Nitz. Smurfit-Stone Container Building, 150 N. Michigan: 11:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 12:30 PM, Butterfly Child; 4 PM, Anne-Marie Akin. Chicago Cultural Center, Washington and Michigan: 11 AM, Patty Elvis Band; 1:30 PM, Tallulah; 5 PM, Lonie Walker Band. 20 N. Michigan: noon, Sam Burkhardt Combo; 2:30 PM, McKenna Ensemble; 3:30 PM, Chicago Chamber Orchestra Winds; 4:15 PM, Sue Nigro. Stanley McCormick Memorial Garden, Michigan and Monroe: 1-5 PM, staff & students of Old Town School of Folk Music. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: 11 AM, members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; 1:30 PM, members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago; 4:30 PM, members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus. Congress Gateway Plaza, Michigan and Congress: 11 AM, Honor Jazz Ensemble & others; 1 PM, musicians from Midwest Young Artists; 3 PM, Laurence Hobgood, Alegre String Ensemble; 5 PM, Evanston-Ridgeville Band. Wineberg Sculpture Garden, 618 S. Michigan: 11 AM-2 PM, Shakshuka. Spirit of Music Garden, 601 S. Michigan: 11:30 AM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement; 12:30 PM, Oh My God; 1:30 PM, Brother El. 312-744-6630 or 877-244-2246.

ST. HEDWIG STREET PARTY on the grounds of St. Hedwig Catholic Church, 2226 N. Hoyne: Sat 6/22, 2:30 PM, Jenny Choi; 3:30 PM, Troubled Hubble; 5 PM, Cameron McGill; 6 PM, Calico Cats; 8:15 PM, J. Davis Trio (see Spot Check). Sun 6/23, noon, Music Company; 2 PM, Sones de Mexico Ensemble; 4 PM, Gennie O & the Next Step; 6 PM, Psycho Deli. 773-486-1660.

ST. JOSAPHAT SUMMERFEST Belden and Southport: Fri 6/21, 6 PM, Big Guitars From Memphis; 8 PM, Maggie Speaks. Sat 6/22, 3 PM, Big Hello; 5:30 PM, Katie Todd Band; 8 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Sun 6/23, noon, Roots Rock; 3 PM, World Class Noise. 773-327-8955.

ST. PRISCILLA SUMMER FUN CARNIVAL Church of St. Priscilla, 6969 W. Addison: Fri 6/21, 8 PM, Infinity. Sat 6/22, 8 PM, Buckinghams. Sun 6/23, R-Gang. 773-545-6157.

SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION 2002 Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago: Festival runs continuously from 6 PM Fri 6/21 through 5 PM Sat 6/22. Fri 6/21, 7 PM, Ellen Rosner; 8:30 PM, Karma Sutra; 9:30 PM, DJ Cheb i Sabbah (see Critic's Choice); 10 PM, Munta Dance Theatre Chicago, DJ D-Jaded; 11 PM, Angel Melendez y Su Orquesta Arallue. Sat 6/22, noon, Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble; 2:30 PM, Orlando "Maraca" Valle y Otra Vision (see Critic's Choice). 312-280-2660.

SUNSHINE MUSIC FEST Lake County Fairgrounds, Greenwood and Court, Crown Point, Indiana: Sat 6/22, 5-11 PM, Smithereens, Buckwheat Zydeco, Steepwater, Crawpuppies. 312-559-1212 or 219-938-9001.

TASTE OF CHICAGO features entertainment on several Grant Park stages. Fri 6/28, Summertime Taste Stage: 12:30 PM, Steelheads Steel Drum Band; 1:45 PM, Mayor Daley's Kid Start Program Summer Chorus; 3 PM, En'dera; 4:15 PM, Etcetera Band; 5:30 PM, Junior & the Igniters; 6:45 PM, Vance Kelly. Fun Time Stage: 11:30 AM, Kevin Fahey; 12:30 PM, Dave Kinnoin; 1:30 PM, Dave Rudolf; 2:30 PM, Dan LeMonnier; 3:30 PM, Dave Kinnoin. Fox Bandstand: 11:45 AM, Highlife; 2:15 PM, Merit School of Music Honors Jazz Ensemble; 4:45 PM, Beatle Brothers. Petrillo Music Shell: 5:30 PM, Brian McNight. Sat 6/29, Funtime Stage: 11:30 AM, Just Us Kids; 1:30 PM, O'Day Music Studio Rhythm & Blues Show Band; 2:30 PM, Missy Vail; 3:30 PM, Cari Ingle; 4:30 PM, Cassandra Long; 5:30 PM, Kameron Fry. Fox Bandstand: 11:45 PM, Neil Rose Blues Band; 4:45 PM, Crying Souls. Sun 6/30, Funtime Stage: 2:30 PM, MB2; 3:30 PM, Cari Ingle; 4:30 PM, Cassandra Long; 5:30 PM, MB2. Fox Bandstand: 3:30 PM, Paula Mangerelli; 5:30 PM, Tenry Johns. 312-744-3370.

TASTE OF RANDOLPH STREET Randolph between Halsted and Racine: Fri 6/21, 5:15 PM, Baldwin Brothers; 6:30 PM, Iffy; 8 PM, Sonia Dada. Sat 6/22, 2 PM, Wendy DeBias; 3:30 PM, Howlin' Maggie; 5 PM, Keller Williams; 6:30 PM, Million Yen; 8 PM, Cracker. Sun 6/23, 2 PM, Tom Daily; 3:30 PM, Bicycle Tricycle; 5 PM, Robbie Fulks; 6:30 PM, Duvall; 8 PM, Jay Ferrar. 800-485-8085.

WEED STREET SUMMERFEST North and Sheffield: Sat 6/29, 2 PM, Bottle of Justus; 4 PM, John Cowan; 6 PM, Umphrey's McGee; 8:30 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sun 6/30, 3 PM, Stormy Monday; 4:30 PM, Hello Dave; 6:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8:30 PM, Mike & Joe. 773-435-1250.

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AMERICA STRONG: MUSIC AND MURALS, 1930s AND 40s hosted by Stephen Burns; selections by Aaron Copland, Louis Armstrong, Marian Anderson & others will be performed. Sat 6/22, 1:30 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-443-3600.

ATWOOD CAFE 1 W. Washington: Fri 6/28, 5 PM, accordionist Ray Miller. 312-368-1900.

CHICAGO GAY MEN'S CHORUS performs a song cycle entitled Love in Black and White under the direction of Patrick Sinozich; Perfect Harmony Madison Men's Chorus opens. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-935-6860 or 312-902-1500.

KERL EISER AND EBEN MAZZERI with pianist Jae Hwang & the Slancio Chamber Ensemble in a program of two children's operettas based on stories by Dr. Seuss. Sun 6/23, 5 PM, Wood Street Gallery & Sculpture Garden, 1239 N. Wood. 847-452-3966.

NELSON GILL & THE CARIBBEAN RHYTHM BAND Free children's concert. Fri 6/28, 6:30 PM, Wildwood Park, 6950 N. Hiawatha. 312-742-7529.

KAZOO FEST Free concert. Fri 6/21, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MELODEERS CHORUS, CHICAGO VOICE EXCHANGE Sat 6/22, 3 and 7 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 800-222-7552.

MICHAEL OFFUTT Music and stories for children. Sat 6/29, 2 PM, Thomas Hughes Children's Library, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4200.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 6/30, 3 PM, children's show with Justin Roberts. 773-525-2508.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Mon 6/24, Chicago Rose. Tue 6/25, School of Performing Arts Dance Ensemble. Wed 6/26, Country Music Festival preview concert. Fri 6/28, Parkway Hills Baptist Church Youth Choir. 312-346-3278.

WINDY CITY GAY CHORUS, UNISON: WINDY CITY LESBIAN & GAY SINGERS, WINDY CITY SLICKERS Fri 6/21 and Sat 6/22, 8 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-704-9242.

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