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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.

B-52'S, ROCKFOUR Wed 7/3, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

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.

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

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

J.J. CALE, OTIS TAYLOR Tue 7/2, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY & LIZ CALLAWAY See Critic's Choice. Sun 6/30, 4:30 PM, and Mon 7/1, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

KEVIN CHANDLER, CHRIS ROB perform as part of the Neo Soul Explosion series (see Post No Bills), with Damon Williams and Poetree. Wed 7/3, 7 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

DEGENERATION Free in-store performance. Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE, MEREDITH BROOKS, ROSEY Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 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.

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

JOHN GREENFIELD, THIN MAN, ANDREA MERKX perform at a release party for Greg Gillam's book Yespants; no cover. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 W. North. 773-342-0910.

HEATHEN SHAME, HALL OF FAME, DOUBLE LEOPARDS See Critic's Choice; free in-store performance. Tue 7/2, 8 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

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

HORSELESS HEADSMEN, GENRAL PATTON & HIS PRIVATES, FREEFORM SESSIONS Benefit for Peace Fest. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln. 773-868-0243 or 708-795-1146.

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.

KORN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, DEADSY Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

LIVE, VERBOW, REARVIEW MIRROR All-ages show. Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 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.

MR. MEYERS Sun 7/7, 5 PM, Mitchell Park, Wilmot & Hazel, Deerfield. 847-945-0650.

MOE, KELLER WILLIAMS, JAZZ MANDOLIN PROJECT, EKOOSTIK HOOKAH, ULU, BLUE MAGOO, CORNMEAL, RANA, DAILY BRIDGE CLUB, PATCHOULI, BROKEN GRASS, SOUL SLIPPER, 1000 VERTICAL FEET, GROOVATRON, DEXTER GROVE, FINGA LICKIN', GEEN MOUNTAIN GRASS Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, 5 PM, Three Sisters Park, I-80 and Route 29, Chillicothe. 217-353-6089.

MUSIC FROM THE BASEMENT Free in-store performance. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

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.

OUCHO SPARKS Free in-store performance. Sat 6/29, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1468.

P18 Free Cuban hip-hop concert at Chicago Summerdance. Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

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.

BILL PORTER BAND Free concert. Wed 7/3, 6:30 PM, Mayfair Park, 4550 W. Sunnyside. 312-742-7529.

DENNIS QUAID & THE SHARKS Thu 7/4, 8 PM, Hamilton Lakes, Rte. 53 & Thorndale, Itasca. 800-955-5566.

RAIZ VIVA, HEAVY MENTAL, LOS JODIDOS, LOS BARRACHOLOS Sat 6/29, 7 PM, Colibri Art Studio, 2032 W. 18th. 312-492-7965.

KRISTIN RONNE Free concert. Fri 7/5, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

ELEN ROSNER, MAGGIE RUBIN, BOB SALZMAN, HILLBILLY WINOS & OTHERS perform at the "Live From Mars" music and poetry showcase; benefit for the Poetry Center. Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Mars Gallery, 1139 W. Fulton. 312-899-1229.

SALERNO'S ON THE FOX 320 Second, Saint Charles: Sat 7/6, 7 PM, and Sun 7/7, 2 PM, Paul Allodi (no cover). 630-584-7900.

DICK SARLO ORCHESTRA perform ballroom dance music at Chicago Summerdance. Sun 7/7, 5 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 4 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

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.

STICKFIGURE, MIKE MILLS, KAY HANLEY, CRACKER, MARSHALL CRENSHAW, STEVE POLTZ Benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Sun 7/7, 7 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

VIDEO STARS perform at Skokie's Independence Day celebration. Thu 7/4, 7 PM, Niles West High School, 5701 Oakton, Skokie. 847-674-1500.

VOLTA DO MAR Free in-store performance. Sun 6/30, 2:30 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

WINDSOR FOR THE DERBY See Critic's Choice; free in-store performance. Mon 7/1, 8 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

JOHN WUBBENHORST, BYRON DUCKWALL & PRESTON KLIK Free concert with the Tom & Susana Evert Dance Theatre. Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM, Adidam Center & Bookstore, 3301 W. Fullerton. 773-661-0127.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 6/28, 9:30 PM, Italo, Where the Moon Came From, Chalet Chalet. Wed 7/3, 9 PM, Fruit, Howie Kantoff, Grandpa's .38. Fri 7/5, 9:30 PM, Wayne Kramer, Mother Superior, Cane Corso, Sons of Jorel. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Movieside film screening with Erase Errata, Flying Luttenbachers & others (18 & over show). Sun 7/7, 9 PM, Link Wray, Riptones, San Andreas Fault. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fri 6/28, Sweet Jane. 847-397-3100.

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

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington, Barrington: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin. 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 6/28, Harlow, Drapes, Mud Toys, Pistol Whipped. Sat 6/29, Modern Day Valiant, Butterfat Mastermind, Terminal Bliss, Failures. Sun 6/30, Sunshine Delay, Nik Krimm. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/2, Frantic Appetite, Industry. Thu 7/4, Deadly Snakes, Come Ons, Modey Lemon, Ponys, Riverboat Gamblers, Marked Men. Fri 7/5, Ditch Farulla, Penny Dreadful, National Jet Set, Yellow House. Sat 7/6, Sweet Misery, Brian Whitman, Malpractice, Exit. Sun 7/7, 7 PM, Endora, Blue Audio, Blind Faith, Envy. 773-281-4444.

BECCO D'ORO RISTORANTE 160 E. Huron: Music at 8 PM. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Margie Stroud. 312-787-1300.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Courageous Rue, Sara Hollister Band, Exit Parade. Sat 6/29, Imperial Deluxe, America's #1 Sweetheart, Electricon, Avocet. Sun 6/30, Drop the

One. Fri 7/5, Prolixon, King Video, Third Person. Sat 7/6, Shooting Blanks, Blue 16, Half Stachon. Sun 7/7, Blackjacks. 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: Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Church Dog, Blue Lit Souls. Wed 7/3, 9 PM, Steve & Liam. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Loving Neil Diamond Tribute. 312-226-6666.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM. Fri 6/28, Banned Band. Sat 6/29, Hillbilly Winos. Sundays, 9:30 PM, "Grateful Dead Jam Night" with Terrapin Flyer. Tue 7/2, Danny Godinez Band, Harper. Fri 7/5, Patty Elvis. Sat 7/6, Cedarcase. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, Dose. Sat 6/29, Wombat Carnival. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Sat 7/6, Stylus. 708-387-0050.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music after 7 PM. Fri 6/28, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. Fri 7/5, Jim Henning & James Wayman. 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 7/7, Don Gibson Urban Blues. 773-348-8536.

BURNING AMBITIONS 19 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Sat 6/29, 8:30 PM, Bookstore Cowboys. 847-358-0200.

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. Sat 6/29, Riptones. Sun 6/30, Jimbo Delta. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wed 7/3, Rattle Box. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Cells. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Gidgits Ga-Ga, Buck 50, the Doxie. 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.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Strange Friends. 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. Thu 7/4, DJs Norah, Jay & Monica. 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.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/28, Hat Guys, P53. Sat 6/29, 24 Elsinore, Katheter. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 7/5, Dry County. Sat 7/6, Segway. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/29, Deja Vu. Sat 7/6, Stay Tuned Orchestra. 847-952-8555.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Domestic Problems, Boda Band. Sat 6/29, 10:30 PM, Underwater People, 56 Hope Road. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, and Sat 7/6, 10:30 PM, Mike & Joe. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 6/28, Then Again. Sat 6/29, Butterside Down, Kimi Hayes Band. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). 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 Cabaret Room and in the Piano Bar. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Blue Skies; 10:30 PM, "Naked: the Music of Leonard Cohen." Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM, Tony Rogers performs "Pop Psychology"; 10:30 PM, Foiled Again Trio performs "Hit Factory: Songs of the Brill Building." Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Moonglow. Mon 7/1, 8 PM, Jen Dainton. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin; 10:30 PM, Trista Smith & Jason Grimm. Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Steve Wallem. Sun 7/7, 7 PM, Beth Bergmann. In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Saturdays, 5 PM, Gwen Pippen; 8 PM, Vernon Larsen. Sundays, Mondays, and Wed 7/3, 9 PM, Vernon Larsen. Thursdays, 9 PM, Andrew Blendermann. 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. Sun 6/30, DJ MC Fester 9000 spins British Invasion. Mon 7/1, DJ Mark DeRosa spins punk. Tue 7/2, DJ Scot spins metal. Wed 7/3, DJs Matt & Lee spin country & western, DJs Jim & Robert spin American punk & garage. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Res. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Cattivo (see Spot Check), Watchers, Spectronix & Selina, DJ Jordan Zawideh. Tue 7/2, 9 PM, Dummy, Little Man Complex, Athletic. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Disonic, Colonel Stem, Lift Point. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Domestic Godzilla, I Decline, Lucius Warbaby, Dremana. 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 6/28, Dogs Undecided. Sat 6/29, Catfight. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 7/5, Karma. Sat 7/6, Life Size Figures. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Half Mad Poet. 708-788-4065.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: 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. Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, 20 Over (no cover). Wed 7/3, 9 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Catfight. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Catfight. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. 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, Lyla Stone; 10 PM, Sumo. Tue 7/2, Madahari, Riveriii. Wed 7/3, Cyrcle, Acrobatic Ashes. Fri 7/5, Outer Drive, the Charm, Dexter. Sat 7/6, Upside Down Productions. Sun 7/7, 10 PM, Sumo. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/28, Ripleys. Sat 6/29, White Noise. Fri 7/5, Innerdrive. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Makers (see Spot Check), Bangs, Blackouts. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Chicago Kings, DJ Pussy Galore. Sun 6/30, 9 PM, Bardo Pond, Aerogramme, Volta Do Mar. Mon 7/1, 9:30 PM, South of No North, L'Spaerow, Ayndrone. Tue 7/2, 9:30 PM, Windsor for the Derby (see Critic's Choice), L'Altra, Parts & Labor, DJ Kenneth T. James. Wed 7/3, 10 PM, Big Up! with DJs John Corbett, Jacob Ross & Fred Wells. Thu 7/4, 9 PM, Hair Police, Sightings (see Critic's Choice), Nautical Almanac, Neon Hunk, Mammal, Aaron Dilloway, Aaron Rosenbloom Project, DJ Weasel Walter. Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Eternals, Chargers Street Gang, Lucky Jeremy. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Jets to Brazil, Pilot to Gunner, Natural History. Sun 7/7, 9:30 PM, Wolf Eyes, Rah Bras, Absorb. 773-276-3600.

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. Wed 7/3, DJ Joe Garza. 773-395-2700.

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.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fri 6/28, Deja Vu. Sat 6/29, 4 Cast. Fri 7/5, Intrigue. Sat 7/6, Bart Alonzo Group. 847-593-2200.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: No cover. Fridays, 7 PM, open mike. 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 6/28, 6 PM, the Ghost, the Exit, Gadjits, Eastern Youth, Kills (see Critic's Choice), Squad Five-O. Sat 6/29, 5 PM, Kung Fu Rick, Seven Days of Samsara, Artimus Pyle, 7000 Dying Rats, Kylesa; 9 PM, Herc., Sicbay, Neptune (see Spot Check), Valina. Sun 6/30, 5 PM, Ten Grand, Tale of Genji, Off Minor, Life Detecting Coffins, North by Northwest. Mon 7/1, 6 PM, Huntingtons, Moneybags Gram, Under the Red. Tue 7/2, 7 PM, Callaghan, 1000 Rubs, Half Stachon, Cancer Merchants. Wed 7/3, 6 PM, As Friends Rust, Kill Pill, Prevents Falls, Fallout Boy, Faultlines. Thu 7/4, 7 PM, Pilot to Gunner, Bright Calm Blue, Switchblade Romance. Fri 7/5, 6 PM, Lying in States, Life at Sea, Whisper Campaign, Lewis, Little Joe Gould, Armotifera. Sat 7/6, 5 PM, Hopesfall, Avenge Sevenfold, Blood Has Been Shed, Code 7, Love Lost but Not Forgotten. Sun 7/7, 5 PM, Lightning Bolt, Erase Errata, Grand Ulena, Pg.99. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 6/28, 10 PM, Rico. Tue 7/2, 8:30 PM, open stage hosted by Link Freeman. Wed 7/3 through Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 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 7/3, 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. Fri 6/28, Paula Mengarelli Band. Sat 6/29, CJ & Company; 12:30 AM, DJs spin. 847-821-1234.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Fri 7/5, 9 PM, DJ Lee B. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Pete Kramer. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 9:30 PM on Fridays, 9 PM on Saturdays. Fri 7/5, J. Davis Trio. 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 Visualaudio, and a media installation by Allison Kudla. 312-278-7130.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/28, Heavy Mental, People Like Me. Sat 6/29, Harold Washing Machine, January, T. Miller Band, MC Seven Foot Jeebus, Ray Rehayem. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Sara Sara. Fri 7/5, Final Solution, Folk Brothers. Sat 7/6, Steve Buscemi's Teeth, Expatriates. 773-489-5471.

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

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

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: 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. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Dan Stetzel. 773-348-1053.

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

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Little Roach. 773-871-4210.

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

HA MIEN 4920 N. Sheridan: Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Mushuganas (see Spot Check), Bump-n-Uglies, Phenoms, Baseball Furies, Rotten Fruits, Demonsweat. 773-506-1028.

HANG TIME 624 N. York, Elmhurst: Tue 7/2, 7 PM, Shawn & Jenell. 630-279-1100, ext. 7108.

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.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: 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, 9:30 PM, DeVotchka, Danny Black. Mon 7/1, 9 PM, Hall of Fame, Heathen Shame (see Critic's Choice), Plastic Crimewave, Double Leopards. Wed 7/3, 9:30 PM, Skating Club, Emily Sparks. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Fire Show. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Kelly Hogan, Pardner, Nora O'Connor. 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 6/28, Water on Electricity, Driven, Aftergrace. Sat 6/29, Lightning & Thunder, P53. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thu 7/4, Adam Has Crabs, Hip Tanaka. Sat 7/6, Mint, Finneas, Carioscia. 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 6/28, 7:30 PM, Equal Footing/Equal Earing performance series with Jon Sherman & Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six, Cynthia Oliver & percussionist Jason Finkelman. Tue 7/2, 8 PM, Brother El, Poetree Chicago. Sun 7/7, 8 PM, Breaking Bread Entertainment with Safar, Butch, H. Inc., Papa Doc, Kravin', Lomia, DJs Jesse de la Pena & Clash Titan. 312-362-9707.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Topaz, Mofro. Sat 6/29, Jerry Jeff Walker. Tue 7/2, 7:30 PM, Tweet (see Critic's Choice), Nappy Roots (see Critic's Choice). Fri 7/5, 5:45 PM, Voodoo Glow Skulls, 10 Foot Pole, Digger, River City Rebels; 11:15 PM, LL Cool J, Naam Brigade. Sat 7/6, Geoff Tate. Sun 7/7, Proclaimers. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 4:30 PM. Tue 7/2 through Fri 7/5, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. 312-923-2000.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Tue 7/2, 9 PM, Chester McSwain & the "Famous Roger" Weaver Quartett. Thu 7/4, 8 PM, Slum Village, Family Tree (call 800-955-5566 or 312-285-5855). 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 6/28, the Outfield. Sat 6/29, 8 PM, benefit for PAWS Chicago with Maggie Speaks, Kokopelli. Mon 7/1, 9:30 PM, Cormega, Outfitters USA, Prime. Thu 7/4, No Lessons. Fri 7/5, Dave & Rae, Jaked. Sat 7/6, Hairbanger's Ball. 312-337-3486.

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

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Rockaway Cobra, Bucket Shop. Sat 6/29, Somewhere In Between, Speargrass. Sun 6/30, Big Sky String Band. Wed 7/3, Ensemble Exu, Milkplow, Bananasac. Fri 7/5, Mabel Mabel, Anne Harris Band, Tea & Sympathy. Sat 7/6, Booda Velvets, Primal Seed, Jackson Daly. 773-975-0505.

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 6/28, 10 PM, Leave, Seers Poncho. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, 2nd Seed, Crazed. Sun 6/30, 9 PM, Poorhouse Bastards, Flupway (no cover). Sun 7/7, 9 PM, Naked & Shameless. 773-871-3757.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Quasar Wut Wut, Goldstars, Indoor Boy. Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Odde, Mark Watson Band, Brandy Johnson. Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Saps, Helen Stellar, Metzger's Car. Sun 7/7, 6 PM, Al Day Trio. 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 6/28, 6:30 PM, Blackout, Chinese Downhill, Mr. Pill, Emetic (all-ages show). Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Guided by Voices (see Spot Check), the Anniversary (18 & over show). Sun 6/30, 6:30 PM, Split Habit, Swizzle Tree, Jettingham, Short Arm Trick (all-ages show). Mon 7/1, 7 PM, Simple Minds, DJ CB (all-ages show). Tue 7/2, 8 PM, Melvins (see Spot Check), Jucifer (see Spot Check). Fri 7/5, 6 PM, tribute to the Smashing Pumpkins with Analog, Ketamine, Neil Main with Glider, Rob Paterson, Semi-Automatic Love Slave (all-ages show; benefit for the Make-A-Wish Foundation). Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Femi Kuti, Zap Mama DJ Project (18 & over show). Sun 7/7, 6:30 PM, Good Riddance, Bane, Strike Anywhere, GC5 (all-ages show). 773-549-0203.

METRO DELI & CAFE Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, Michael 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.

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

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

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, Busy Kids, Gazelles, Black Beauties. Sat 6/29, Killie McGee. Wed 7/3, Othercide, Generation Zero, Below Negatives. Thu 7/4, Freeform Sessions. 773-486-7774.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: 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. Wed 7/3, 3:30 PM, Crosswind; 8 PM, BBI. Thu 7/4, 3:30 PM, Montgomery Street. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Big Hello. Sat 7/6, 11 AM, 4 Man Band; 3:30 PM, Stephanie Rogers Band; 8 PM, Chaser. Sun 7/7, 1 PM, Subversives; 6 PM, Us Project. 312-595-7437.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement, Daily Bridge Club. Mondays, 9 PM, "Sound Reflections" with DJs Teebot & Anomaly. 847-869-0450.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 8 PM, "Grinder" gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: 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. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Mondays, 2 AM, DJ Dan spins metal. Tue 7/2, 9 PM, the Lust, Detholz, Stigma Doll. Wed 7/3, 10 PM, Raingods, Ruben Waters Loves You. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Brother Brother, the Pocket. 773-489-0011.

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

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

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 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. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. 773-486-9862.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 6/29, Evidence. Sat 7/6, Shawn & Jenell. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, Dave Andersen. Sat 6/29, Steve Roth & Michele Rante. Fri 7/5, Kimi Hayes & Paula Marr. Sat 7/6, Arthur Lee Experience. 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Grant Hart, Treason Brothers, Lynyrd's Innards, Norton & Weaver. Sat 6/29, Southside Orphans, Quatre Tete, Dutchmen, Stories for Boys. Sun 6/30, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Icicles, Ethos. Tue 7/2, Sainte Chapelle. Wed 7/3, Velcro Lewis & His 100 Proof Band, Phenoms, Pearly Sweets & the Platonics, Scotty Karate & the Crab Lady Show. Thu 7/4, Phantom Limbs, Twat Vibe. Fri 7/5, Legends of Rodeo, Emily Shrine, Division, Stargazer. Sat 7/6, Pistolero, Suplecs, GC5. Sun 7/7, 10 PM, Sparring, Nod. 773-248-3093.

PUFFER'S 3356 S. Halsted: 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 6/29, Chuck Cox & the Johnson Principle. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry La Croix. Wed 7/3, Crush Kill Destroy. 773-276-9730.

RACHEL'S CAFE & BOOKS 734 E. Schaumburg, Schaumburg: Coffeehouse plays music by Morrissey and the Smiths 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.

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

ROCKHOUSE GRILL 2212 Algonquin, Rolling Meadows: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/6, Powerknobs, Soulfix, Torn. 847-392-6446.

SAM MAGUIRE'S 39 Orland Square Dr., Orland Park: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Morgan Loothead. Sat 6/29, Over Easy. Fri 7/5, Samcoast. Sat 7/6, Brothers in Arms. 708-460-1771.

SAMMY K'S 335 N. McLean, South Elgin: Wed 7/3, 5 PM, Dokken, Ratt, Warrant, Firehouse, LA Guns. 847-695-6666.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: 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, Pious Companion. Mon 7/1, 8 PM, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Thin Man. Tue 7/2, 9 PM, Brother Lowdown, Andy Bodean, Sunshine Delay. Wed 7/3, 9 PM, Detachment Kit, Check Engine, Italo. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Amy Rigby, Kristin Shout, Andrew Morgan. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Bill Mallonee & the Vigilantes of Love, Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Hudson Assembly. 773-525-2508.

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

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/5, Stevie Starlight. 847-991-2150.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: Sun 6/30, 11 PM, Sweater Girl. Sun 7/7, 10 PM, Sour Deluxe. 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.

SPAZIO DI LUCCA 483 Lake Cook, Deerfield: Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM, Ester Hana. 847-272-9922.

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 6/28, Deadly Dragon Sound System. Sat 6/29, Topaz, DJ Lou Dooben, Ensemble Exu. Tue 7/2, 7:30 PM, "Chick Singer Night." 773-278-6600.

TIME OUT WEST 1130 Lake, Hanover Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/6, Fairlanes. 630-213-1006.

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

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

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

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Music after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 6/28, Gina Forsyth, Diggy. Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Al Rose. Sun 6/30, Ping, Julie Frost, Alex Dent. Mondays, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Tue 7/2, Katie Todd & Travis Dow. Wednesdays, C.H.A.T. music showcase. Fri 7/5, Tim Grimm, Buddy Mondlock, John Austin. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Anne-Marie Akin, Gavra Lynn. Sun 7/7, Ralston Bowles, Beki Hemingway, Kristin Shout. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Blue New World, Stylus, Stolie. Sat 6/29, Dirty Love, Mohica. 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 6/28, Loafers. Saturdays, open mike. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Aguadulce, Gizzae. Sat 6/29, Sam Ghanson, Dansika, Kwame, Ghanatta. Sundays, Gizzae. Mon 7/1, Jesse de la Pena. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis. Wednesdays, DJ Field Marshal, Cojo, Indika, Ras Kelly, Doggie. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 8 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/28, Miles of Empty, Wolcott, Dimebox. Sat 6/29, Lindsie Reitz, Powerknobs, Head Down. Tue 7/2, Mr. Blotto. Thu 7/4 and Fri 7/5, 56 Hope Road, Mudita Quartet. Sat 7/6, Wes Hollywood Show, Zerostars, John Brodeur & the Suggestions. 773-929-1300.

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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 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. 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. 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. Thursdays, "Synesthesia" DJs spin. 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 nightly (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. Wed 7/3, DJ Matt MacQueen. 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 6/28, Satoshi Tomiie, 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. Wed 7/3, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs Psycho Bitch, Teri Bristol, Chad Sommer, Chris Walsh, Antonio Lauria & Lovebone. 312-413-7000.

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. Wed 7/3, DJs Spaz, Ice, Taki Z, Phreak & Con. Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Juan Carlos spins salsa & merengue. 312-266-1944.

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.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Wed 7/3, 10 PM, Frankie Knuckles. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

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.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Wed 7/3, DJs Colette, Heather & Dayhota. 312-337-3486.

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.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin progressive, hip-hop, swing & jazz 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Rhythm. Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny Price. 312-337-2583.

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.

THE NEW SOUND 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Saturdays, 10:30 PM-3 AM, DeeJay Intel One spins hip-hop, downtempo, and drum 'n' bass (no cover). 708-771-3060.

NOCTURNAL 1111 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Caffeine. 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 7/3, Dieselboy, MC J Messinian, DJs KC, Glyde & Flipside. 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 7/5, Derrick Carter, Heather, Janel Roland. 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 6/28, DJ FLX, Darrell Woodson. Sat 6/29, Bill Oakley, Dave Brock. Mondays, DJs LSE, Chris Widman, Warp & Anacron. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins goth & electro. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner & Darius Hurley spin American and British punk. Fri 7/5, Los Indios: Frank Q & DJ Masta, Darrell Woodson. Sat 7/6, Justin Long, Josh Werner, DJ Sativa, Alana, DJ Mani. 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 6/28, Juan Atkins, Joey Beltram, John Patterson, Ed Rush & Optical, MC Rymetyme, Kevin Cunningham & Focus, Dan Efex, Roy Davis Jr., Mark Almaria, Hipolito Sanchez. Saturdays, DJs Mike Z., Ethan David & Tony 2 Much. Fri 7/5, DJ Quivver, Rennie Pilgrem, Dissolvent, L Double, Marly Marl, Casper, Focus, Moodswing. 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 6/28, DJs Justin Long, Sativa & Shon Dervis. Saturdays, DJs Andre Harris, Bear Who?, Tobias & PNS. Sundays, DJs Jesse de la Pena & Uncle Milty. Wed 7/3, 7 PM-4 AM, DJs Jeremiah Seraphine, FLX, Monna, Julius the Mad Thinker, Darrell Woodson, Kenny Carvajal, Shaka 23, E-Man, JoJo Flores, Brian G., M3 & Keith Worthy. Fri 7/5, Parks Wilson, DJs Justin Long, Sativa & Shon Dervis. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See page 42.

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.

MASTHOUSE SING-ALONG & OPEN STAGE Sat 7/6, 6:45 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-3655.

SPECIAL CONSENSUS Thu 7/4, 5 PM, Prairie Crossing, Route 45 and Route 137, Grayslake. 847-543-1202.

folk & country

clubs

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

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. Sun 7/7, 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.

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. Sat 6/29, Velvet Green. Fri 7/5, Donncha Lynch Ceili Band. Sat 7/6, Fast Eddie. 773-282-7035.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Wed 7/3 through Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar. Sat 7/6, noon, Special Consensus. 847-821-1234.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/6, Kat Eggleston. 630-393-1247.

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

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

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

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

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

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

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Baal Tinne. 773-935-6669.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28, Three Men in Kilts. Sat 6/29 and Sat 7/6, Fairplay. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Irish session. Thursdays, Kelly Griner. Fri 7/5, Napper Tandy. 630-325-3732.

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

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

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

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/28, 7:30 PM, Darden Smith. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Laura Cantrell, Robert McCreedy. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, Amy Rigby, Kristin Shout, Andrew Morgan. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Bill Mallonee & the Vigilantes of Love, Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Hudson Assembly. 773-525-2508.

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

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 7/5, Chris Meyers. 630-969-9720.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

J.J. CALE, OTIS TAYLOR Tue 7/2, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

GOSPEL OPEN MIKE hosted by Dr. Groove. Sat 6/29 and Sat 7/6, 3 PM, Room at the Cross Church, 1432 W. 87th. 773-881-8883.

LYNNE JORDAN & THE SHIVERS Free concert at Chicago Summerdance. Fri 7/5, 7:30 PM (preceded by dance lessons at 6 PM), Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

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

BILLY KING Free in-store performance. Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

BILLY KING Free in-store performance. Fri 6/28, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

KINGSNAKES Free in-store performance. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

KEN SAYDAK BAND Sat 7/6, 7 PM, on the lawn, Thornhill Education Center, Morton Arboretum, Rte. 53 north of I-88, Lisle. 630-719-2465.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. 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. Tue 7/2, Willie Kent & the Gents. 773-734-0491.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 7/2, Lindsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays and Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Charlie Love Band with Grana Louise. Sundays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 7/2, Allen Batts Band with Grana Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays and Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 6/29, Joanna Connor. 773-528-1012.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 6/30, noon, Chris Walz. Sun 7/7, noon, Eric Noden. 312-226-6666.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, open jam session hosted by Brother John. Fri 7/5, Beerhunters. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. 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. Mon 7/1, jam hosted by Brother John. Tue 7/2, Mike Wheeler. Wed 7/3, Bryan Lee. Fri 7/5, 5:30 PM, Joe Moss; 9:30 PM, Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Brother John. Sat 7/6, 6:30 PM, Joel Paterson; 10 PM, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Vino Louden. 312-427-0333.

CAJUN KITCHEN 1155 Golf, Rolling Meadows: Sat 7/6, 6:30 PM, BBQ & Blues Fest with Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. 847-290-5500.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/6, Jim Cole & Andon Davis. 773-384-2547.

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

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

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Nellie Travis Band. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

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

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 6/28, Savoy Brown & Kim Simmonds. Sat 6/29, Smokin' Joe Kubek. Fri 7/5, James Armstrong. Sat 7/6, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 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 6/28, After Hours. 847-605-9900.

EAST OF THE RYAN 914 E. 79th: Sun 6/30, 8:30 PM, Willie Clayton (see Critic's Choice), Jessie. 773-874-1500.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Lonnie Brooks. Wed 7/3 through Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 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. Sat 6/29, CJ & Company. Fri 7/5, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 7/6, Brother John. 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. Fri 6/28, Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band. Sat 6/29, Wayne Baker Brooks. Sat 7/6, Tenry Johns. 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: Fri 6/28, 9:30 PM, and Sun 6/30, 3 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 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 6/29, 9:30 PM, George Boone Band. Tue 7/2, 8:30 PM, Big Daddy & the Real Gone Guys (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Big Ray (no cover). Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 708-484-3610.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 10 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 6/28, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller Band. Mondays, Joanna Connor. Tue 7/2, Phil Armetta. Wed 7/3, Blue Mirror Blues Band. Fri 7/5, No Mercy Band. Sat 7/6, Roy Hytower. 312-923-2000.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music after 9 PM. Tue 7/2, Chester McSwain & the "Famous Roger" Weaver Quartett. 312-266-2400.

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

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

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

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, pianist Detroit Junior. Fri 6/28, Eddie Shaw. Sat 6/29, Eddie Shaw, Kid Dynamite. 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 7/4, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 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.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9 PM. Tue 7/2, Pete Special. 773-525-2422.

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 6/29, 9 PM, Steepwater. 630-446-4001.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sun 6/30, 6 PM, Liz Mandville Greeson Band. Thu 7/4, 8 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/29, Big Sweaty Men. Sat 7/6, Rhythm City. 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.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/6, Vini & the Demons. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. 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 6/28, 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 6/28, Jimmy Burns. Sat 6/29, T-Bird Huck & the Blues Busters. Wednesdays, "Diva Day" open jam for women. 630-759-7978.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 6/28, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater with A.C. Reed. Sat 6/29, Eddy "the Chief" Clearwater with Jody Williams. Sundays, noon, gospel brunch; 10 PM, blues jam with Tom Holland's Big Blue (no cover). Fri 7/5, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 7/6, Little Smokey Smothers. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM on Saturdays. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sugar Blue. Thursdays, pro jam hosted by Eddie Taylor Jr. with Ariyo. Fri 7/5, Pinetop Perkins. 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 6/28, Vanessa Davis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 6/29, Pistol Pete. Sat 7/6, J.D. Simo. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 6/28, Ice Cream Men. Sat 6/29, Scotty & the Bad Boys. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. Fri 7/5, Eddie Taylor Blues Band. Sat 7/6, Scott Dirks & the Chicago Bound Blues Band. 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

PAUL BASA & BASANOVA Free concert. Wed 7/3, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

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

MAGGIE BROWN & DEE ALEXANDER and others perform at a benefit for ETA Creative Arts Foundation. Mon 7/1, 7 PM, ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 7558 S. South Chicago. 773-752-3955.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 7/7, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

NICK COLIONNE Free in-store performance. Wed 7/3, 4-7 PM, Jewel-Osco, 9400 S. Ashland. 312-644-2316.

NICK COLIONNE Free concert. Thu 7/4, 5:30 PM, Uihlein Plaza, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-645-9686.

SAMUEL DEL REAL Free concert. Tue 7/2, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

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.

JEFF LASKY Free in-store performance. Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

MOONLIGHTERS Big-band dance concert. Wed 7/3, 7:30 PM, Courtyard Banquets, Rte. 59 and Rte. 56, Warrenville. 630-717-1711.

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.

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 6/28, 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. 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. Wednesdays, 5 PM, Franz Jackson with Joe Johnson, Dan DeLorenzo & Bob Cousins; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thursdays, 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City Allstars; 9 PM, Mike Smith/Ron Friedman Quintet. Sat 7/6, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9:30 PM, Libby York & the Eccentrics. 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 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Bobby Lewis Quartet. Sun 6/30 through Sat 7/6, Carlos Cannon. Sun 7/7, Charlie Johnson. 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 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Phil Baron. 312-787-1300.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Upstairs in the Entertainment Center: Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Frank D'Rone. 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 in the beer garden; no cover. Wed 7/3, Ron Smith Duo. Fri 7/5, Binford/Bruhnke Duo. 630-406-0008.

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

BROWN ROOM 7150 S. Exchange: Cafe with live jazz; no cover. Sat 7/6, 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 7/4, Taku Akiyama. Fri 7/5, Mike Allemana Trio. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. 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. Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Chamber Trio. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Mike Martinez Band. 847-647-8282.

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.

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

EL CID 2645 N. Kedzie: Tue 7/2, 7 PM, double guitarist Scott Stenten. 773-395-0505.

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

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

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

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

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Wed 7/3, 7 PM, Jason Roebke & Aram Shelton, Tim Daisy. 773-276-3600.

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 6/28, Mood Swing Duo. Sat 6/29, Matt Erion Trio. Fri 7/5, WesBound Trane. Sat 7/6, Andy Meacham Trio. 630-377-9222.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 6/30, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band with Kelly Cronin. Wed 7/3 through Sat 7/6, American Music Festival (see Fairs & Festivals). 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. Fri 7/5, 8:30 PM, Mark O'Connor Trio. 630-978-2088.

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

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 7/1, Ron Cooper. Wed 7/3, Baked Beans. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM on Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 6/28, Birdwatch. Sat 6/29, Michelle Moore & friends. Fri 7/5, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. Sat 7/6, Vincent, Allen, Howell. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sat 6/29, 9:30 PM, Terisa Griffin. Sun 6/30, 8 PM, Al Green/Othello Anderson Quintet (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM, Rich Pardo Trio; 10 PM, mambo jazz series hosted by Manny Lopez. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: 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, 1:30 PM, Bloom School of Jazz Voice Recital (no cover); 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 Quintet, Fred Simon Sextet; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mondays, 9 PM, Terry Callier & Beyond. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/5, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, Paul Wertico Trio; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Depp Blue; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. 773-878-5552.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: 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 6/30, Matt Bauder & friends. Sun 7/7, Design Flaw, Dibblee & Munnik. 773-935-2118.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Tue 7/2, Chester McSwain & the "Famous Roger" Weaver Quartett. 312-266-2400.

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.: Fridays, 7 and 9 PM, and Sundays, 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 6/28 through Sun 6/30, Ray Brown Trio . Tue 7/2 through Sun 7/7, Eric Alexander/Harold Mabern Quartet. 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 6/29, 9:30 PM, Jeff Marx 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 7/3, 8 PM, Bobby Broom & Matt Pinizzotto. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Matt Ferguson & Mike Raynor. Sat 7/6, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyama Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: Tue 7/2, 10 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-862-7877.

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. Fri 7/5, Dan Myers. Sat 7/6, Dave Crawford. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Fridays through Sundays, 6 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Mon 7/1, Peter Miletic. Tue 7/2, Stan Karcz. Wed 7/3, Tom Linsk. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Stan Karcz. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Pianists/vocalists perform after 5 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, Scott Holman. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sun 7/7, 8:30 PM, Bobby Broom Trio. 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: Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Nick Colionne. Thu 7/4 and Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. 312-565-6665.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Wed 7/3, 7 PM, WesBound Trane. Fri 7/5, 9:30 PM, Henry Johnson's Organ Express. 630-446-4001.

MR. B'S Ramada Inn, 300 Frontage, Burr Ridge. Fridays, 8 PM, jazz performance workshop (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 (6/30 with Trio City; 7/7 with David Boykin's Expanse). 773-743-3355.

NOODLE'S 5956 W. Higgins: Restaurant. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba (no cover). 773-775-7525.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: No cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, Steelin' Jazz. 312-943-5228.

OAKFIELD CHARHOUSE 27 W 371 North Ave., West Chicago: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 PM, Frank Lamphere Quartette performs songs of the Rat Pack. 630-876-2000.

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

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, Dave Specter Organ Trio with Rob Waters. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Wednesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Sam Burkhardt Quartet. 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 6/30, 7 PM, Metro Jazz Quartet. Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 9 PM, Gephart Long Quartet. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mon 7/1, 8:30 PM, Donny Nichilo Duo. Tue 7/2, 8:30 PM, George McRae Trio. Wed 7/3, 8:30 PM, Peter Lerner Trio. Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Nicole Kestler Quartet. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Corky McClerkin Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/28, Rankinfyle. Sat 6/29, Ken Chaney Experience. Tue 7/2, Matthew Skoller Duo. Wed 7/3, Mark Madsen Trio. Fri 7/5, Peter Lerner Trio. Sat 7/6, Frank Portolese Trio. 847-266-1313.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 6/28, Jazz Solution with Tunia. Sundays, open jam with the Jeremy Callner Trio. Tue 7/2, Astronauts. Fri 7/5, Q Blue. 773-276-9730.

LE RELAIS 3925 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 9 PM, Vincent Davis Band. Mondays, 9 PM, jam session with the Vincent Davis Band. Wed 7/3, 8:15 PM, Yves Francois E.S. Rhumba-Jazz. 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.

TRATTORIA LUIGI'S 154 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Fri 6/28 , 8:30 PM, Frank Lamphere Quartette. 847-991-7006.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9:30 PM. Mon 7/1, Bucktown Players. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Lonie Walker; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 2 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Brian O'Hern; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 6/28, William Perry's Explosion Ensemble with Harrison Bankhead, Avreeayl Ra & Derrick Polk. Sat 6/29, Hal Atterbury. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Thu 7/4, Melvin Davis Quartet with Norma Clark & Jim Baker. Fri 7/5 and Sat 7/6, Active Ingredients with Chad Taylor, Jemeel Moondoc, Tom Abbs & Steve Swell. 312-791-9050.

VIADUCT 3111 N. Western: Mondays, 9 PM, Jon Doyle, Josh Berman, Kevin O'Donnell, Joel Paterson & Jason Ajemian (no cover). 773-296-6024.

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

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.

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.

TAMBURITZA RROMA performs Central and Eastern European music. Fri 6/28, 8 PM, LIPA Gallery, 160 E. Illinois. 312-329-0812.

TANGO CLASICO WITH RAUL JAURENA Free concert. Tue 7/2, 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.

JOHN WUBBENHORST, BYRON DUCKWALL & PRESTON KLIK Free concert with the Tom & Susana Evert Dance Theatre. Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM, Adidam Center & Bookstore, 3301 W. Fullerton. 773-661-0127.

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: Fri 6/28, 10:30 PM, Rokia Traore. Sat 6/29, 10 PM, Issac Delgado y Su Orquesta, Haila Monpie. Sun 6/30, Chicago Samba. Fri 7/5, 10 PM, William Gomez con Cache Orquesta (preceded by dance lessons at 9 PM). Sat 7/6, 10 PM, Cheikha Rimitti, Sahraoui. 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 (see Critic's Choice). 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Femi Kuti, Zap Mama DJ Project (18 & over show). 773-549-0203.

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

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Thursdays and Sat 7/6, 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.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 7/7, 9 PM, Goran Ivanovic & Kalyan Pathak. 773-525-2508.

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

CLAUDIO BOHORQUEZ AND CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH cello and piano, in an all-Beethoven program. Tue 7/2, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

SAORI CHIBA AND VINCENT P. SKOWRONSKI piano and violin, in a free concert (Chopin, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Monti, Raff, Schumann). Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Mather Place, 2801 Old Glenview, Wilmette. 847-491-9155.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 6/28, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Kirill Gerstein (Thomas, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev). See Critic's Choice. Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Tzimon Barto (Liadov, Rachmaninoff). Sun 6/30, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with violinist Viviane Hagner (Salonen, Sibelius, Stravinsky), followed by "postlude" concert featuring pianists Christoph Eschenbach and Tzimon Barto (Schumann, Brahms). Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with pianist Lang Lang (Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky). Sat 7/6, 8 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with flutist Camilla Hoitenga and pianist Lang Lang (Saariaho, Grieg, Sibelius). Sun 7/7, 7 PM, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, with flutist Mathieu Dufour (Mozart, Bruckner), followed by "postlude" concert featuring pianists Christoph Eschenbach and Lang Lang with erhu soloist Guo-Ren Lang. 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Free admission. Sat 6/29, 9 AM, Tue 7/2, 7 PM, and Sat 7/6, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY BAND Richard Fischer conducts a free concert (Gould, Vaughan Williams, Sousa, and others). Sat 6/29, 6:30 PM, Werner Auditorium, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-209-3110.

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

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Khachaturian and others). Sun 6/30, 4:30 PM, Lord's Park Pavilion, 100 Oakwood, Elgin. 847-888-4000.

CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH AND LANG LANG perform four-hand piano music of Schubert. Thu 7/4, 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 6/28, flutist Carlyn Lloyd and pianist Jon Warfel (Rorem, Gaubert, Villa-Lobos, Foss, Taktakeshevili). 312-787-2729, ext. 600.

GALILEO GALILEI Beatrice Affron conducts Philip Glass's new opera. Fri 6/28 and Sat 6/29, 8 PM, Sun 6/30, 2 and 7:30 PM, Tue 7/2, 7:30 PM, Fri 7/5, 8 PM, Sat 7/6, 2 and 8 PM, and Sun 7/7, 2 and 7:30 PM, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. 312-443-3800.

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

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Sat 6/29 and Sun 6/30, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with violinist Rachel Barton (Kurka, Joachim, R. Strauss). Wed 7/3, 7:30 PM, Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: James Paul, conductor (Copland, Dvorak, Chadwick, Anderson, Rodgers, Sousa, Gershwin, Tchaikovsky). Sat 7/6, 7:30 PM, St. Benedict Church, 2215 W. Irving Park: Carlos Kalmar, conductor, with soprano Janice Chandler, tenor Marlin Miller, and bass Kurt Link (Haydn, The Creation). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash: Sun 6/30, 4 PM, Matthew Walsh. Sun 7/7, 4 PM, Douglas Schneider. 312-664-6963.

HSING-AY HSU piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. Free admission. Wed 7/3, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Carmon DeLeone conducts a free outdoor concert (Tchaikovsky, Copland, Bernstein, Rodgers, Anderson, Beckel). Wed 7/3, 7:30 PM, Bloom High School, 101 W. Tenth, Chicago Heights. 708-481-7774.

SOH-HYUN LEE piano, in a free recital (Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev). Mon 7/1, noon, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1050 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

REX MARTIN tuba, in a free recital. Wed 7/3, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE FACULTY MUSICALE Free admission. Tue 7/2, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER RECITALS Free admission. Sun 7/7, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER BAND John Lynch, conductor. Wed 7/3, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Free admission. Sat 6/29, 2 PM, Wed 7/3, 7 PM, and Sat 7/6, 2 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: Sun 6/30, 6 PM, Wylie Crawford. Sun 7/7, 6 PM, Julia A. Littleton. 773-702-7059.

LEAH SCHUMAN AND DEVVORA PAPATHEODOROU trumpet and piano, in a free recital (Ewazen, Plog, Arban). Sat 6/29, 7:30 PM, Merit School of Music, Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk. 312-786-9428, ext. 291.

SCORE! MUSIC STUDENTS perform their original opera Masks of Fate and Faith. Free admission. Fri 6/28, 7 PM, auditorium, Larkin High School, 1475 Larkin, Elgin. 847-888-4172.

RICHARD SLADEK piano (Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin, Ellington, and others). Benefit for MacDowell Artists Association. Sun 6/30, 3 PM, Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-366-1475.

DEBORAH SOBOL AND KUANG HAO-HUANG in a free concert of four-hand piano music. Mon 7/1, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

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

fairs & festivals

AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE features music on two stages in Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove: Thu 7/4, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Rafo International Combo; 12:15 PM, Charles Lawrence; 12:45 PM, Emile Kungue Band, Stanley Rich Martin; 1 PM, Melekel Melchetsedek; 1:15 PM, Karma Sutra; 1:30 PM, Crystal Clear-Dana; 1:45 PM, Tribe of Judah, Shirley Bell; 2:15 PM, Mattie Houzah; 2:45 PM, Reverend Garner & Voices of Faith; 3:15 PM, Isabell Bernard, AFC Ensemble; 3:30 PM, Arvell; 4 PM, Casper, Reverend Isaac Dwayne Brown; 4:30 PM, Traffix; 4:45 PM, Chapter 5; 5:45 PM, Twista & Ligit Baller; 6:15 PM, Joel; 6:45 PM, Gizzae with Baby J.; 7 PM, Peggy Britt; 7:30 PM, Abdou Mbacke & Goree Express; 8 PM, Calvin Bernard Rhone; 8:15 PM, Third World. Fri 7/5, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Big Yaddy, Len Thomas; 12:30 PM, Ra-I, Stanley Martin; 1 PM, Charles Lawrence; 1:30 PM, Showtyme Jazz Duo, Seprina Redmond; 2 PM, David James Jr., Loop Lab School Choir; 2:30 PM, Scandelle Us; 2:45 PM, G-Mar & Whiz Productions; 3:15 PM, Lil' Wish, Angel Jefferson; 3:45 PM, Casper; 4 PM, Calvin Bernard Rhone; 4:15 PM, Osezua & Preditor; 4:45 PM, Maxamillion; 5 PM, Movin' in the Spirit; 5:15 PM, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers; 6 PM, Mario; 6:15 PM, D'Arther; 6:30 PM, Mr. Cheeks; 7:15 PM, Joel; 7:45 PM, Ambition; 8:30 PM, Yellowman. Sat 7/6, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Stacks & Bundles, Miranda Johnson; 12:15 PM, Joel; 12:45 PM, Tumchee, Charles Lawrence; 1:15 PM, Messenger Selah, Gospel Crusaders; 1:45 PM, Peggy Britt; 2:15 PM, Tony Rogers & Jamiah, William Smith & RVC; 3:15 PM, Casper; 3:45 PM, Sterio, D. Heffner & the Operation PUSH Choir; 4 PM, Exciting Holy Sons; 4:15 PM, Dub Dis, Devon Brown, Shado Ivor Divor & others; 4:45 PM, Youth Edition; 5:15 PM, True Enuff, Swing & Big Huss; 5:30 PM, L. Andre Patterson & the Shop Choir; 5:45 PM, Public Announcement; 6:15 PM, Grace Thrillers, Tracy King & the Cushites; 7 PM, Mutabaruka, P. Smith & the Voices of Interfaith; 8 PM, Nat Awuni & the Living Voices; 8:30 PM, Maxi Priest. Sun 7/7, 10 AM, Musical Inspiration; noon, Fuller & the Caribbean Connection; 12:45 PM, Steelin Jazz; 1 PM, Cherone Burnett; 1:30 PM, Da Fellas Band, Angel Jefferson; 2 PM, Sons of Jacob; 2:15 PM, Jeorge From Yard; 2:30 PM, Shirley Bell; 2:45 PM, Universal Expression; 3:30 PM, D'Arther; 3:45 PM, Casper; 4 PM, Reverend Garner & Voices of Faith; 4:15 PM, Nat Awuni; 4:45 PM, Gospel Soul Revivals; 5 PM, Indika, Doggie & Ras Kelly; 5:15 PM, Paulette Bush & the Chicago State University Gospel Choir; 5:45 PM, Grace Thrillers; 6 PM, Euclid Gray; 6:15 PM, Three Piece; 6:45 PM, Calypso Rose, Joel; 7:15 PM, Tecora Rogers; 7:30 PM, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes; 8 PM, Grace Thrillers; 9 PM, Mighty Sparrow. 312-559-1212.

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Wed 7/3, 5:15 PM, Hot Club of Cowtown; 5:45 PM, Jeff & Vida; 7:30 PM, Beaver Nelson; 8:15 PM, Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun; 9:15 PM, Terrance Simien & the Mallet Playboys; 10 PM, Dudes; 11:30 PM, Marcia Ball Band. Thu 7/4, 2:15 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra with Kurt Elling & Frieda Lee, Jeff & Vida; 3:45 PM, Dallas Wayne; 5:15 PM, Jim Lauderdale; 5:30 PM, Paladins; 7 PM, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys; 7:15 PM, Resentments; 8:15 PM, Pontani Sisters; 8:45 PM, Treniers with Milt Trenier; 9:15 PM, Jon Dee Graham; 10:30 PM, Los Straitjackets with Big Sandy & the Pontani Sisters; 11 PM, Dave Alvin & the Guilty Men (see Spot Check). Fri 7/5, 5 PM, Chicago Salty Dogs, Jeff & Vida; 6:15 PM, Alvin Youngblood Hart; 7 PM, Ranch Girls; 8 PM, Billy Joe Shaver; 8:45 PM, Little Charlie & the Nightcats; 9:45 PM, Sonny Landreth; 10:30 PM, Junior Brown; 11:45 PM, Robbie Fulks. Sat 7/6, 2 PM, Brienn Perry Orchestra, Honeybees; 3:15 PM, Lonesome Bob; 4 PM, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers; 4:45 PM, Hackberry Ramblers; 5 PM, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers; 6:30 PM, Billy Joe Shaver, Jeff & Vida; 7 PM, Treniers; 8:15 PM, Rockamatics; 8:45 PM, Otis Clay; 10 PM, Alex Chilton; 10:30 PM, Mavis Staples & the Staple Singers; midnight, Blazers. 708-788-2118.

CENTERED ON PRIDE Center on Halsted, 3652 N. Halsted: Fri 6/28, 8:30 PM, Chicago Kings; 9 PM, Ultra Nate. 773-348-8264.

CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL See page 42.

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 PM, 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.

HALSTED STREET CULTURAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL Halsted and 100th: Sat 6/29, 12:30 PM, 3KL; 2 PM, Cultural Messengers; 4 PM, Poetree; 6 PM, Kasi; 8 PM, Control Power Energy. 773-233-3250.

HOFFMAN ESTATES FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL Village Hall grounds, 1900 Hassell, Hoffman Estates: Thu 7/4, 8 PM, Kiss Alive. Fri 7/5, 9 PM, Starship, Chuck Negron. Sat 7/6, 9 PM, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Sun 7/7, 8 PM, Big People. 847-781-2660.

PEACE FEST Cricket Hill, Lincoln Park, Montrose and the lake: Sat 7/6, noon, Serendipity Percussion; 1 PM, Broken Finger; 2 PM, Nuisance; 3 PM, Groovepushers; 4 PM, Secret Agent Bill with Kei Key Bu; 5 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 6 PM, Leroy Fix; 7 PM, Blues Monks; 8 PM, Chicago Samba. Sun 7/7, noon, Big Bang Music Theory; 1 PM, Balloonatic; 2 PM, Porn Lab; 3 PM, Disonic; 4 PM, Gelheads; 5 PM, Los Mineros; 6 PM, Aswah Greggori; 7 PM, Stigma Doll; 8 PM, Speargrass. Festival also features speakers, poets, and drum circles. 708-795-1146.

ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK Lincoln and Belmont: Sat 7/6, noon, Javier Mendoza Band, Radio Flyer; 1:15 PM, Jennifer Peterson; 2 PM, Strain Busy Sky; 2:30 PM, Wayne Healy; 4 PM, Simmering, Underwater People; 6 PM, Gelheads, Catfight; 6:30 PM, Quantum Leep; 8 PM, Lovehammers, Mr. Blotto; 8:30 PM, Afrodisiacs. Sun 7/7, noon, Dan Darrah Band, Orson's Well; 1:30 PM, Corn Meal, Joe Bigsley; 3 PM, Shaffer Street, Blue Marvin; 4:30 PM, Pleasing Betty; 4:45 PM, Trippin Billies; 5 PM, Bumpus; 7 PM, Domestic Problems, Mike & Joe; 7:30 PM, Mighty Blue Kings. 773-665-4582.

TASTE OF CHICAGO See page 40.

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, 2:30 PM, Stormy Monday; 4:30 PM, Hello Dave; 6:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8:30 PM, Mike & Joe. 773-868-3010.

miscellaneous

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.

CRAZY CURT & THE FIREBALLS perform a concert for children at Skokie's Independence Day celebration. Thu 7/4, 6:30 PM, Niles West High School, 5701 Oakton, Skokie. 847-674-1500.

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

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.

RALPH'S WORLD Children's concert. Sat 7/6, 11 AM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

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. Fri 6/28, Parkway Hills Baptist Church Youth Choir. 312-346-3278.

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