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Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

AFI, THE EXPLOSION, BLOOD BROTHERS Sold out. Sat 4/12, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

AMERICAN ENGLISH (BEATLES TRIBUTE) Sun 4/13, 5 PM, Stevenson High School West Auditorium, 2 Stevenson Dr., Lincolnshire. 847-634-4000 ext. 1882.

DEVENDRA BANHART Free in-store performance. Sat 4/5, 2 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

ANDREW BIRD, SHU SHUBAT, JELLYEYE DRUM THEATRE See Post No Bills. Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CALIFONE, BROKEBACK Sat 4/12, 7 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CHEAP TRICK, GUIDED BY VOICES Sold out. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

DENNIS DEYOUNG Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

ANI DIFRANCO, BITCH & ANIMAL Sold out. Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

BEN FOLDS Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-617-3737.

BURGESS GARDNER ORCHESTRA Free concert. Fri 4/4, 7 PM, Hamilton Park, 513 W. 72nd. 312-427-1676.

GOOD CHARLOTTE, NEW FOUND GLORY, LESS THAN JAKE, DISASTERS Sold out. Thu 4/10, 6:30 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

KIMI HAYES BAND Free in-store performance. Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

WARREN HAYNES, PETER HIMMELMAN, LUCE, MICHAEL MCDERMOTT Mon 4/7, 6 AM-1 PM, Yak-Zies, 3710 N. Clark. 773-525-9200.

PETER HIMMELMAN Children's concerts. Sun 4/6, noon and 3 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

IDES OF MARCH, CRYAN' SHAMES Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222.

IGUANAS Free in-store performance. Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR performed by Sean Krill, Steve Frisbie, Amy Warren, Liam Davis, Matt Spiegel, Brad Hoffman, Jeff Bezain, Eddie Carlson, Liz Conant, Jackson Wilson, and Marshall Dawson; all-ages. Mon 4/7, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

ELTON JOHN, BILLY JOEL Thu 4/10 and Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM (4/10 & 4/12 sold out), Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

WILLIAM KANENGISER Guitar concert. Fri 4/11, 7:30 PM, Performing Arts Center, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100.

KILL HANNAH Fri 4/11, 7 PM, Regency Room, Holmes Student Center, Northern Illinois University, corner of Lucinda and Normal, De Kalb. 815-753-1580.

WES KING Benefit for Lazarus House. Sat 4/12, 7 PM, Arcada Theater, 105 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-845-8900.

TEDDY LEE ORCHESTRA Sun 4/6, 6:30 PM, Chevy Chase Country Club, 1000 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling. 847-718-7700.

UTE LEMPER Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-722-5463 or 312-902-1500.

STEPH LOY Free in-store performance. Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

PAUL MCCOMAS WITH ANGELA ROCHE & HEATHER MELL Free in-store performance and discussion. Tue 4/8, 7:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

TIM MC GRAW & THE DANCEHALL DOCTORS Thu 4/10, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

SHERRILL MINES & MARIA ZOUVES Sun 4/6, 4 PM, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove. 630-968-0358.

ADAM MOE Free concert. Fri 4/11, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MOONLIGHTERS perform at the Moonlight Masquearde Ball and benefit. Sat 4/12, 7 PM, Paramount Arts Center, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

BOB MUSIAL Free in-store performance. Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

NEW ODYSSEY Benefit concert. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-974-5281.

OPERA PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINERS REPERTOIRE ASSOCIATION performs French opera and cabaret songs. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

DONNY OSMOND Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-7469 or 630-637-5411.

TONY PISCOTTI, DAWN & ALLY Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Bighouse, second floor, 3036 N. Lincoln. 773-259-2223.

TOM PRASADA-RAO Sat 4/12, 8 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

DAVE ROHBOCK Free in-store performance. Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

RUNAWAY WORDSMYTHS with Triple Blak, Avery R. Young, and others perform at a spoken word concert. Fri 4/4, 7 PM, Bethel Cultural Arts Center, 1140 N. Lamon. 773-473-7893, ext. 191.

TODD RUNDGREN, ROYSTON LANGDON Fri 4/11, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

SATURDAY LOOKS GOOD TO ME Free in-store performance. Sat 4/5, 2 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

A TRIBUTE TO THE RAT PACK with Steve Apple, Gary Corsello, and Lonnie Parlor. Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

VIDA BLUE, TRAINWRECK 18 & over. Wed 4/9, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

VINES, THE MUSIC All-ages. Sun 4/6, 7 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

VOODOO PILOT Free in-store performance. Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

WIDESPREAD PANIC Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, 7 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

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Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Bettie Serveert (see Spot Check), Slumber Party, Man Planet. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Kinski, Grimble Grumble, Cordy. Mon 4/7, 9 PM, Luce, Feel, Deuce Project. Wed 4/9, 9 PM, Stanley Clarke. Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Jesse Malin, Mark Gardener, Deanna Varagona & the Potato Battery Experiment. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Dave Edmunds, Marshall Crenshaw (4/12 with Deke Dickerson & the Ecco-Fonics). 773-478-4408.

ALL IN ONE CAFE 2556 W. Fullerton: Sat 4/5, 7 PM, Destroy the Foundation, I Attack, Maggot Twat, Death Explode, Gozarian (no cover). 773-235-6663.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJs spin until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, Ed Vantage. Thursdays, DJ Rhythm. 312-337-4349.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin until 1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays, until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, Lou Dogg, Mike G., Pat B. Saturdays, Pat B. Tue 4/8, DJ Mike Z. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Ryan Hagen (with DJ 2 Much Funk Saturdays in the Loft). Thursdays, DJ Spin. 847-397-3100.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9 PM. Sat 4/5, Big Sky String Band, Evidence. Fri 4/11, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers. 847-381-8585.

THE BASSMENT 6057 N. California: Sundays, 4-7 PM, open mike for turntables, spoken word, and poetry. 773-764-2277.

BEACON TAP 1374 Lee, Des Plaines: Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Dave Carlson (Elvis tribute). 847-296-2335.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 4/4, Pala, Lisa G. & Montage, Magnaphonic, Van Go. Sat 4/5, 10:30 PM, Rolling Clones (Rolling Stones tribute). Sun 4/6, Iconoclast. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 4/8, Foxglove, High Strung. Wed 4/9, Dag Juhlin, Tony Calderisi, Steve Frisbie. Fri 4/11, Dante's Voodoo Cabaret perform at Chicago Burlesque and Vaudeville show. Sat 4/12, Cougars, Combo #3, Filament. Sun 4/13, Fake Brain. 773-281-4444.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Sun 4/6, 8 PM, Last Man Out, Johnny Rev, Last Annual, Punk Bitch. Mondays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ Sadar, DJ Richie Rich spin disco, rare groove, and underground. Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Tristan Lucas, Carpet, Liquid Moon, Ziggy 2000. 773-384-0043.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Performers nightly in the first-floor dining room: Fri 4/4, 7:30 PM, Daryl & George's Dinner Show. Saturdays, 7 PM, Buddy Charles. Mondays, 8 PM, Bob Solone. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Ester Hana. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. Thu 4/10, 7 PM, Mary Clare Barker. Fri 4/11, 7 PM, Joel Barry. 773-435-0130.

BINNY'S BEVERAGE DEPOT 3000 N. Clark: Fridays, 3-7 PM, and Saturdays, 1-5 PM, pianist Jeff Manuel. 773-935-9400.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJ Pickle & Company. Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, the Captain spins rock. 773-384-0701.

BLARNEY STONE 15400 Cicero, Oak Forest: Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Foam Rubber. 708-535-4800.

BLUE IGUANA 17265 Oak Park, Tinley Park: Fri 4/11, 10 PM, Foam Rubber (no cover). 708-429-1000.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 4/6, noon, Chris Walz. 312-226-6666.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 4/4, Local H, Jucifer, Matics. Sat 4/5, 6 PM, Local H, Pelican, Bitchy (all-ages); 10:30 PM, Old No. 8, Read My Hips, Pie-Eyed Pete. Sun 4/6, Stage Fright: Sticky Fingers. Wednesdays, Glen Coe, Ken L. Worth spin punk, funk, disco, electroclash, and Britpop. Thu 4/10, Let Me Introduce You to the End, Transition, Kevin M. McLemore. Fri 4/11, Last of the Showmen, Ryan Smith & the Melismatics, Infrasonics. Sat 4/12, Bumpus, New Math, Mad Lab (18 & over). 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Fri 4/4, Global Funk Council, Future Rock. Sat 4/5, Brian Auger & the Oblivion Express. Sundays, Terrapin Flyer. Wed 4/9, Perpetual Groove. Thu 4/10, Tea Leaf Green. Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Col. Bruce Hampton & the Code Talkers. 773-384-8600.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 W. Main, Lake Zurich: Fri 4/4, 7 PM, Jim Henning & James Wayman. Sundays, 3 PM, open mike. Fri 4/11, 7 PM, Tim Nolan. 847-550-1127.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Sundays, 9 PM, music and spoken word performances (followed by an open mike). 773-348-8536.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Fri 4/4, 8:30 PM, Dan Whitaker's Country Band. Tue 4/8, 8 PM, Spur of the Moment. Fri 4/11, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Jim Dukelow. Sat 4/12, 8:30 PM, Stone Giants. Sun 4/13, 7 PM, open jam with Alton J & Spur of the Moment. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin after 8 PM. Wednesdays, Pat B. Thursdays, Mpulse, Mike G. 630-830-7200.

CAFE CALYPSO 10 Chicago Ave., Oak Park: Wed 4/9, 6:30 PM, open mike for musicians and writers hosted by the Oak Park Coalition for Truth & Justice. 708-660-0579.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 4/4, Man From Fiery Hill. Sat 4/5, Tom Holland & the Shuffle Kings. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Music at 10 PM. Fri 4/4, Goldstars, Deal With It, With a Capitol O. Sat 4/5, Shakedowns, Deep Steps, Pistol Whipped. Fri 4/11, Pop 1280, Gentleman John Battles. 312-922-6392.

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

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock music 8 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Chuck & Lauree. Sundays, Dave Awl spins rock and new wave. Mondays, Stacy & Sigh spin punk & glam. Tuesdays, Sandie, Daisun & Vee spin pop & rock. Wednesdays, DJ Jay spins punk, garage, and local rock. Second Thursday of every month, DJ Misa, DJ Roadhouse. 773-489-0379.

COCOABEAN EXPRESSIONS 7007 N. Glenwood: Saturdays, 9 PM, One Voice open mike for music, comedy, spoken word, and poetry. 773-274-6057.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Sat 4/5, Run of the Mill. Wednesdays, open mike. Fri 4/11, Unique Chique, Shifties. Sat 4/12, Mojo Filter, Joe Jacobs, Gavra Lynn. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Scotty Mix. Sat 4/5, Hip Pocket, Lou Dogg. Sat 4/12, Sold Out. 847-952-8555.

CRUISER'S 38498 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Farm Report. 847-244-4991.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Michael McDermott, Dan Darrah. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 4/4, Rubber. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 4/11, Catfight. Sat 4/12, Weathered (Creed tribute). 847-541-4700.

CURRAGH'S IRISH PUB 1700 E. Woodfield, Schaumburg: Music at 10 PM. Fri 4/11, Voices. 847-706-1700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Cabaret Room and the Piano Bar. In the Cabaret Room: Fridays, 8 PM, Joan Curto. Fri 4/4, 10:30 PM, Grapefruit Moon (Tom Waits tribute). Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Sara Davis & Justin Hayford; 10:30 PM, Tammy Meneghini. Sun 4/6, 5 PM, Tammy Meneghini. Sun 4/6 and Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Jeanne Scherkenbach. Mon 4/7, Sharon Carlson. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Lucia Spina. Thu 4/10, 8 PM, Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael. Fri 4/11, 10:30 PM, Naked (Leonard Cohen tribute). Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Sara Davis & Justin Hayford. Saturdays, 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader (Dolly Parton tribute). 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Breeze, Johnny Price. Tuesdays, Johnny Price spins breakbeat. Wednesdays, Ed Vantage. Thursdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros, Ed Vantage. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 4/6, Sol Reys with DJs Pete & Mark. Mon 4/7, DJ Sickboy. Tue 4/8, DJ Mike Cook. Wed 4/9, DJ Jayson. Thu 4/10, John Almonte. 773-472-2771.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Sapo, Lindsie Reitz Band, Head On, Sharks. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Crash Poet, Premium, Sober Dozi, Reforma. Tue 4/8, 9 PM, Decibators, Bleed, Boss Martians, Expatriates. Wed 4/9, 9 PM, House of Large Sizes, Bugatti Type 35, Regal Standard, Yesmen. Thu 4/10, 9 PM, First Name Basis, Echosend. Fri 4/11, 9 PM, Melissa Ferrick, Stuart Davis. Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Bernie Worrell & the Woo Warriors, Punsapaya, All Fours, DJ Mass Transit. 773-489-3160.

DUFFY'S 420 W. Diversey: Sat 4/12, Voices. 773-549-9090.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 4/4, Fabulous Janes. Sat 4/5, Lisa Rene Band. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 4/11, Underwater People. Sat 4/12, Trilogy. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Clip. 708-788-4065.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 8:30 PM Sundays, 9 PM Mondays, and 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 4/4, Dave Tamkin & the PPC, Tom Chase Band. Sat 4/5, Bonesugar, Mindsight 20/20. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 45s (no cover). Wednesdays, Evidence (no cover). Thursdays, Catfight. Fri 4/11, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute). Sat 4/12, Planet Strange. 847-358-9150.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 4/5, 9 Mile. Sat 4/12, Sunnyside Up. 773-878-3343.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fri 4/4, Second Seed, Opal Candy, F.O.S. Sat 4/5, Willamena, Time Bomb Taxi, Babaganoo. Sundays, Sumo. Tue 4/8, Nitwit Science, Skinvent. Wed 4/9, Fear & Trembling, Free Wheels. Thu 4/10, Segway, Safes, Milkplow. Fri 4/11, Who Did Bender, B.B.M.T., Marizen, Kim Fox. Sat 4/12, Nuisance, Cane Corso, Domestic Godzilla, Crazed. 773-549-5549.

EMERALD ISLE 6686 N. Northwest Hwy.: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 4/4, the Blast. Sat 4/5, Scheme. Fri 4/11, Insomnia. 773-775-2848.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Saturday Looks Good To Me, Judah Johnson, Perfect Panther. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Triple Threat with Apollo, Shortkut & Vinroc (see Critic's Choice), PACIFICS. Sun 4/6, 9 PM, Stewart Walker, Nobukazu Takemura with Aki Tsuyuko, John Herndon & Matt Lux (see Critic's Choice), Gregory Schiff, DJ Hellz Bellz, DJ Shift, DJ M50. Mon 4/7, 9:30 PM, Starlight Mints, Tenki, Pete Krebs & the Who Now (see Spot Check). Tue 4/8, 9:30 PM, Les Savy Fav, S Prcss, Bang! Bang!. Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Hilmar Jensson Trio (see Critic's Choice); 9:30 PM, Portastatic (see Spot Check), T.W. Walsh, Sound in Action Trio. Thu 4/10, 10 PM, Polyphonic Spree, Patrick Park. Fri 4/11, 10 PM, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, DJ Qualls, Furious Styles. Sat 4/12, 10 PM, DJ Traxx, Deecoy, John Simmons. Sun 4/13, 9:30 PM, Janet Bean & Concertina Wire. 773-276-3600.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Nguzo & the Groovement. Thursdays, 9 PM, Saba's Speakeasy: music and poetry open mike and open turntables. 773-929-8300.

ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND 6120 N. Broadway: Fridays, 7 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. 773-338-6100.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM; DJ Daddy Lester spins Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays. Fri 4/4, Indika. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly. Sundays, DJs spin metal and industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. 773-395-2700.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Fri 4/4, 6 PM, Gel. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Four Eyes. Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Michael Heaton Band. 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Fridays, Rick Hype. Saturdays, DJ Lime. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Music at 8 PM Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Zuaz, Deja Vu. Sat 4/5, Short Cuts. Thu 4/10, Lynette & Erick. Fri 4/11, Velocity. Sat 4/12, Stolen Goods. 847-593-2200.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7-11 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Tea. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Goats. 630-922-9821.

FEATURES BAR & GRILL 10 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music in Club Mamalu; no cover. Fridays, 9:30 PM, Michael 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 4/4, 6 PM, Northstar, Armor for Sleep, Goodwill; 10 PM, Like Young, Dials, New Constitution. Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Aislers Set (see Spot Check), Hella, Quails (see Spot Check), Tim Kinsella. Sun 4/6, 6 PM, Smear Campaign, M.O.T.O., Low Profile, Scissors. Tue 4/8, 6 PM, Ann Beretta, Science of Yabra, Off by One (benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention). Wed 4/9, 6 PM, Mock Orange, Divide by Zero, Monday's Hero, Cancer Merchants. Thu 4/10, 6 PM, Brandston, Red Animal War, David Singer & the Sweet Science, Desert City Soundtrack, Settlefish (benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention). Fri 4/11, 7 PM, Epoxies, Vexers, Groovie Ghoulies, Apers, Electric Eel Shock. Sat 4/12, 5 PM, Riverdales, Even in Blackouts, Copyrights; 10 PM, Sterling (see Post No Bills), Sicbay, Ring Cicada. Sun 4/13, 6 PM, Hope Conspiracy, Vaux, Brazilla, Business Machines. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Iguanas, Cordero. Tue 4/8, 8:30 PM, Kevin Gordon, Pete Krebs & the Who Now (see Spot Check). Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Temple Schultz, Kim Frost, Jerome Kendall, Shannon Wright. Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Western Box Turtles, Gin Palace Jesters, Honeybees. Fri 4/11, 10 PM, Red Elvises. Sat 4/12, 7 PM, Stacey Earle, Mark Stuart. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Saturdays, 11 PM, DJs spin. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Steve Z sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Fri 4/4, Soulfix, Kate with Kate. Sat 4/5, Seven Day Run, Zach Dueno. Fri 4/11, Whiskey Kitchen. Sat 4/12, Dry County. 847-821-1234.

FOUR FARTHINGS TAVERN & GRILL 2060 N. Cleveland: Saturdays, 9 PM, Chico. 773-935-2060.

4-PLAY 3517 N. Clark: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Mike Ritchie. 773-929-4000.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 4/4, 9:30 PM, dueling pianos. Fri 4/11, 9:30 PM, Poi Dog Pondering. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays through Sundays, DJ JC. Mondays, DJ Chris B spins punk and alternative. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 4/4, 12 Gauge Noise, Blanco, Silverbacks. Sat 4/5, Los Feos del Norte. Thursdays, open mike with Sara Sara. Sat 4/12, Fly-By-Night Hillbillies. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Wed 4/9, 9 PM, Shards. 847-705-0555.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 4/4, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 4/6, 6 PM, Honey West & Russ Long; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. Mon 4/7, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tue 4/8, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter hosts a jam session; 9:30 PM, Dan Stetzel hosts an open mike. Wed 4/9, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 4/10, 7:30 PM, Jared Saunders; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 4/11, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 4/13, 6 PM, Honey West & Jim Cebastien; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. 773-348-1053.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne. Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Tue 4/8 through Fri 4/11, 9 PM, and Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Sammy Goldstein. Sun 4/6, 9 PM, Jeff Roscoe hosts an open mike. Mon 4/7, 9 PM, Jeremy Rill & Ben Hartman. 312-836-0933.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, DJs spin after 8 PM. 773-549-3232.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 1800 N. Clybourn: Thursdays, 9 PM, local music showcase and open stage (no cover). 312-915-0071.

GRANDPA'S PLACE 1868 Prairie, Glenview: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 847-724-1390.

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

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Fri 4/4, Easy Action, Vortis. Sat 4/5, Ancient Greeks, Low Skies, Craig Klein, Dan Johnson. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ike Reilly. Fri 4/11, Georges, Madahari, Milk at Midnight. Sat 4/12, Centaur, Mezzanines. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: No cover. Wed 4/9, 9 PM, Bill Resseguie performs at U-Lock Rock with John Greenfield. 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 4/12, Sweet Medicine. 773-465-8005.

HIDDEN COVE 5338 N. Lincoln: Nightly, DJs spin and host karaoke. 773-275-6711.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Pete Krebs & the Who Now (see Spot Check). Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Pupils, Tim Kinsella, Damon Locks. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Mr. Rudy Day, Drapes; 12:30 AM, Sheer Magic DJ Team. Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Bobby Birdman, Badger King. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 4/4, David Stagl & the Burning Daylights, Dreaming Tree. Sat 4/5, Sweet Medicine, Dye the Sky, Black Velvet Band. Wed 4/9, Jimmy Atto, open mike (no cover). Fri 4/11, Daniel Roughan & the B-Sides, Pleasing Betty, Omegamen. Sat 4/12, Crosseyed Cats, Entrinzic. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Sinister Luck Ensemble, Tin Hat Trio (see Critic's Choice). Tue 4/8, 9 PM, Galapogos 4 with Qwel, Meaty Ogre, Dwight Lightning, Offwhyte with Dr. Jones, Prime with Clew Rock & Perphect, and Royce (18 & over). Sat 4/12, 9 PM, Omar, DJ Twilite Tone. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 4/5, 7 and 11:30 PM, 50 Cent, Clipse (sold out). Wed 4/9, 6:15 PM, Flathead Fillups, Drive (all-ages). Sat 4/12 and Sun 4/13, 9 PM, Al Green, Lizz Wright. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fridays, 4:30 PM, the Zone. Wed 4/9 and Thu 4/10, 4:30 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. 312-923-2000.

HOWL AT THE MOON 26 W. Hubbard: Dueling baby-grand piano players lead a sing-along at 5:45 PM Fridays, 6:45 PM Saturdays, and 7:45 Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, 8 PM, "You Sing It Sundays" live karaoke hosted by Bill Larkin. 312-863-7427.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 AM-2 PM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Evan Coleman spins funk, house, and hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Axis spins hip-hop, rock, and new wave. 773-394-2066.

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

JERICHO COFFEE 2343 E. 71st: Wednesdays, 7 PM, neo-soul and poetry open mike hosted by Kwana Knight. 773-684-8665.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 4/4, C&C Music Factory, DJ Smurf, DJ Speed, Deuces Wild. Sat 4/5, Catfight. Thu 4/10, DMX (call 312-751-2020 for tickets). Fri 4/11, Too White Crew, Tuck Pence. Sat 4/12, Hairbanger's Ball, Tuck Pence. 312-337-3486.

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

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Tue 4/8, 9 PM, Matt Pinizotto Band. 773-348-7592.

KNOCKOUTS 325 N. Jefferson: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Kelly Williams. 312-648-0100.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-728-2663.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Rhythm. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Johnny Price. 312-337-2583.

LETIZIA'S NATURAL BAKERY 2144 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike. 773-342-1011.

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, Mike Hodgkiss. Tuesdays, DJ DuJuan. 773-665-1110.

LIFE ON THE VINE 5108 RFD Arlington Heights Rd., Long Grove: Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Ticklepenny Corner. 847-634-9993.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. First Saturday of every month, Riviera. 773-525-2422.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 8 PM, Lincoln Lodge variety showcase. 773-248-1820.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, DJ Mach 1. Saturdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, DJ Victor R., DJ Stixx. 773-348-5100.

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

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Mashers, Tomorrow's Cavemen, Roustabouts. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Johnny Vomit, Leroy Fix, Redneck Exorcist. Sundays, 9:30 PM, Pete Special, Brother Brother. Wed 4/9, Pill Face Jones, Buzzards. Thu 4/10, Red Vinegar, Bluestone. Sat 4/12, Sara Hollister Band. 773-871-3757.

MADISON AVENUE 34 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Thursdays, 8 PM, acoustic singer/songwriter showcase and open stage with Eric Mickler, Chris Sipos & Johnny Rocker. 847-662-6090.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Seven Nations, Tim & Jackie, Liz Knowles. Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Delafields, Braam, Sara Osmer. Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Alphabet, Winnie, New High Low. Fri 4/11, 10 PM, Down the Line, Kapsalis Trio, Big Sky String Band. Sat 4/12, 9 PM, Burlesque Not Bombs. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Dirty Three (see Critic's Choice), Bonnie Prince Billy, Scott Tuma (18 & over). Sat 4/5, 7 PM, Mason Jennings, Black Eyed Snakes (all-ages). Sun 4/6, 1:15 PM, Taking Back Sunday, From Autumn to Ashes, Recover, My Chemical Romance (sold out); 9 PM, Delgados (see Critic's Choice), Aereogramme, In English (18 & over). Mon 4/7, 7 PM, Cave-In, Piebald, Damn Personals (all-ages). Wed 4/9, 7 PM, Indigo Girls, Kim Richey (sold out). Thu 4/10, 9 PM, the Notwist (see Spot Check), Styrofoam (18 & over). Fri 4/11, 7 PM, Polyphonic Spree, Patrick Park (all-ages). Sat 4/12, 6:30 PM, Catch-22, River City Rebels, Madcap, Count the Stars (all-ages); 11:30 PM, Molotov (18 & over). Sun 4/13, 5:30 PM, Atmosphere with Slug & Mr. Dibbs, Heiruspecs, Dillinger 4, Contraband, DJ Nikoless, Deejaybird (all-ages). 773-549-0203.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Voodoo Kings. Sat 4/12, 9:30 PM, Seven Day Run. 630-446-4001.

MICKEY FINN'S 412 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville: Music at 10 PM. Sat 4/5, Fenderskirts. Fri 4/11, Saturday June Band. 847-362-6688.

MIKE DITKA'S Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 PM, and Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, John Vincent (Frank Sinatra tribute). 312-587-8989.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Sun 4/6, 9 PM, open mike. 708-366-8073.

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Thu 4/10, Michael Rodio. 312-427-2572.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Marty B. Thursdays, DJ Freddie. 773-631-1223.

MOXIE'S 3517 N. Clark: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Love in a Box (no cover). 773-935-6694.

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays. Sat 4/5, David Bruce. Wed 4/9, 45s. 847-259-9724.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 4/4, Torn Between, Squared Off, Stash. Sat 4/5, No Doctors, Orange Buckets, Little Howlin' Wolf. Sun 4/6, Za Band, William Young Archives. Tue 4/8, Pony (Miami Vice dance party). Wed 4/9, Tar Paper Mansion. Thu 4/10, Grinner, Sub Doma, Chiral. 773-486-7774.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 4/4, Paris Delane & Hyper Harp, 56 Hope Road. Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Pedal Steel Transmission, On Fillmore, Paul K. Sun 4/6, 7 PM, Gold So Red, Kat Parsons (all-ages). Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Jesters. 847-869-0450.

NEW DATING GAME 8924 S. Stony Island: Wednesdays, 10 PM, DJs spin neo-soul, deep house, and old school at an open mike for poetry and spoken word. 773-374-8883.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Animal, Loophole, Smoke, Bloodbath. Wed 4/9, 9 PM, Headlock, Brokn, Servant. Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Nightrain (Guns N' Roses tribute). 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Tue 4/8, 8 PM, Kelan Phil Cohran. Thursdays, 8 PM, Grinder gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free; 4/3 with Elizabeth Whitney & Antara. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Allette Brooks. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Fri 4/4, Farm Crew, Sidewalk Skolaz, Knomadz, Longshot. Sat 4/5, Chicago Afrobeat Project, Major's Junction, Von Frickle with DJs Lou Dooben & Bobby Pharelle. Sundays, Pleasure Trip with Leddie Garcia, DJ Form, Rick Garcia, Mark Fullaflava. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Alo, DJ I-Ron, DJ Fuego, Larry Millah. Wed 4/9, Pleasing Betty. Fri 4/11, Left Setter, Mighty Fine Machine, Velvet Sun. Sat 4/12, Sunhead King, Downtown Tripper Mind. Sun 4/13, Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius (early show). 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Sat 4/5, 5 PM, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute), Triptuch, A.D.D., Alias X, Suite 13. Sun 4/6, 5 PM, Tripwire, Shred, Exhibit A, Cod M, Asa. Fri 4/11, 9:30 PM, Torn, 7 Degrees From Center, Lifeblood, DMV. Sat 4/12, 5 PM, Godsize, One Step Behind, Slavedrum, Fear of Sound, Buzzhorn, Quick Change, Flathead Fillups. Sun 4/13, 5 PM, Private Joker, Ellicit, Duct Tape Mustache, Citizens, Shattered Angel. 708-756-0600.

OCEAN'S 11 RESTAURANT & NIGHTCLUB 18 W. 333 Roosevelt, Lombard: Music in the Rat Pack Lounge at 9 PM. Saturdays, Dan Haley performs the music of Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Dean Martin, Tom Jones, and others. Wednesdays and Thursdays, DJs spin. 630-629-2940.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Fri 4/4, 6:30 PM, Antje. 773-728-6000.

O'MALLEY'S 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Slim Jim Phantom Trio, Wax Apples, Vultures Are Lovebirds. 708-293-1837.

115 BOURBON ST. 3359 W. 115th, Merrionette Park: Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Voices. Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Poi Dog Pondering with DJ Hello Kitty and the House-o-Matics Dance Troupe. 708-388-8881.

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

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 4/4, Sun Spot, Casanatra. Sun 4/6, Don Tisch Quartet. Tuesdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Big Daddy Shag. Wed 4/9, Fire Crotch. Sat 4/12, Red Wigglers, Endswell. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fri 4/4 and Fri 4/11, live karaoke. Sundays, El Salvador Dalai Lama. Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Mike Ingram, Pete Schmitt, Scott Conine. Sat 4/12, National. 773-252-7767.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Sat 4/12, R-Gang. 815-477-0340.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 127 S. Grove, Elgin: Music at 9 PM. Sat 4/5, Ted Aliotta & the Groove Machine. Sat 4/12, Arthur Lee. 847-622-8888.

PRAIRIE ROCK BREWERY 1385 N. Meacham, Schaumburg: Music at 9 PM. Fri 4/4, Ted Aliotta & the Groove Machine. Sat 4/5, Arthur Lee. Thu 4/10, Arthur Lee. Fri 4/11, Fabulous Frankl & Dave. Sat 4/12, Blue Diamond. 847-605-9900.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Last Caress (Misfits tribute), Rosedales, Enargo, Superchrist. Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Speed of Light, Metal Porpoise, Scotty Karate. Sun 4/6, 8 PM, Lying in States, Bionic Rat, Soft Wolf. Tue 4/8, 8 PM, Autumn Waking, 54-71. Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Tension Wire, Jesus & the Devil. Thu 4/10, 8 PM, Saxon Shore, J. Tillmen, Hya Kcha. Fri 4/11, 9 PM, Mexican Cheerleader, Red Ink, Saint James Gate. Sat 4/12, 9 PM, American Draft, Siva, Wonderloaf. Sun 4/13, 8 PM, Danglers, Swayback. 773-248-3093.

PUFFER'S 3350 S. Halsted: Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 773-927-6073.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mondays, open mike hosted by Berry LaCroix. 773-276-9730.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 9 PM, pro jam hosted by Pat Hall. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. Sat 4/12, 9 PM, Outlaw Family Band. 773-274-3239.

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

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Fridays, 10 PM, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, drum circle. Tue 4/8, 9 PM, open floor "Tap Jam." Thursdays, Leddie Garcia, Taylor, Rick Garcia; 10 PM, Battire. Sat 4/12, Lubriphonic, Nine Miles. 312-492-6100.

ROCK-A-TIKI 1942 W. Division: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Elvisland with Mark Hussman. 773-384-8454.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 4/4, Battery (Metallica tribute), Dropmouth. 630-543-3101.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Angels of Light (see Spot Check), Devendra Banhart, Rope. Sat 4/5, 7 PM, Pete Krebs & the Who Now (see Spot Check), Joe Adamik, Manishevitz; 10 PM, Phenoms, Mistreaters, Holy Ghosts. Sun 4/6, 8 PM, Architecture, Pele, Geese, 54-71 (18 & over). Tue 4/8, 9 PM, Damien Jurado, Dave Fischoff (18 & over). Wed 4/9, 9 PM, French Kicks, M's, Natural History (18 & over). Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Of Montreal, James Husband & the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Written in the Sand (18 & over). Fri 4/11, 9 PM, White Light Motorcade; 11:30 PM, Disc Jockey CB. Sat 4/12, 7 PM, Ari Hest, Blu Sanders (all-ages); 10 PM, Ari Hest, Martina Sorbara. Sun 4/13, 6 PM, Oval Opus, Emm Gryner, Mieka Pauley (all-ages); 10 PM, Danny Black, Panda Panda, Bikes Will Take Us, Prowler. 773-525-2508.

SEASON TICKETS 50 N. Barrington, Streamwood: Music at 10 PM. Sat 4/5, Sofa Kings. Sat 4/12, Stevie Starlite. 630-372-2900.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 4/11, Stevie Starlite. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Jerry Barry & Jim Desmond. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: No cover. Thu 4/10, Michael Rodio. 312-441-9334.

SPOKEN WORD CAFE 4655 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 8 PM, House of Twang. 773-805-9036.

SPOT 6 3343 N. Clark: Sat 4/5, 9 PM, DJ Cisco, DJ Skor (benefit for Better Existence with HIV). 847-475-2115.

STANLEY'S 1970 N. Lincoln: Music after 8 PM. Sundays, live karaoke. 773-642-0007.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, hip-hop, and disco. Sun 4/6, Rude One, Doc West, Precyse, Stizo. Mondays, 8 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Rexford, Undecided, DJ D Double spin at the 606 hip-hop open mike. Wednesdays, Shack o' Love (deep house). Thursdays, 9 PM, spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart, showcase with live bands. Sun 4/13, Molemen. 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Junior Brown, Riptones. Sat 4/5, Holly Golightly (see Spot Check), KO & the Knockouts, Tijuana Hercules. Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Fa Ermott, Marco Morales (benefit for the short film Hit the Ground Running). Thu 4/10, It's a Wise Child, Problematica, All My Might. Fri 4/11, Bob Log III, Lonesome Organist, Lo-Hi. Sat 4/12, Deadly Dragon Sound System with DJs Rik Shaw & Scratch Famous. 773-278-6600.

TIME OUT WEST 1130 Lake, Hanover Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 4/5, Smackdown. Sat 4/12, Huge. 630-213-1006.

TINY LOUNGE 1814 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, Nicholas Barron & Galaxy 5. 773-296-9620.

TOMMY'S PLACE 12237 Western, Blue Island: Music at 10 PM. Sat 4/12, Joe Jammer & the Adventure Time Trio. 708-389-7810.

TRIPLE D'S 1902 W. Irving Park: Music after 9 PM. Fri 4/11, Clip, Monster-0, Quantazelle, Cliff Swank. 773-871-6239.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Mer, Little Mojo, Eric Specht. Sat 4/5, 6 PM, Jennifer Daniels, Seth Horan, Jeff Libman. Sun 4/6, 7 PM, Rachael Sage, Mary Ann Redmond, Justin Roth. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Carey Ott, John Moony, Torben Floor. Thu 4/10, 6 and 9 PM, Storyhill (sold out). Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Kyler England, Jimmy Atto. Sat 4/12, 6 PM, Rodney Branigan, Karen Mal, Danny Santos. Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Greg Klyma, Six Strings & Vinyl, Good Intentions. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 4/4, DJ Brandon S. Sat 4/5, Yellow House, Holding Mercury. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, live karaoke. 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; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Mondays, 8 PM, Miga; 2 AM, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Heather Horton Band; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Fri 4/4, Four Horsemen, High Speed Dirt. Sat 4/5, Slim Jim Phantom Trio, Wax Apples, Mama Green, Saint James Gate, Tossoffs, King Rat, Dead by Monday. Fri 4/11, Arbo, Wax, Braintree. Sat 4/12, Happenin' Harry & the Haptones, Tishara, Bird, DMV, Last Sun, Blue Shade Witness. 773-871-7799.

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.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 4/4, WesBound Trane. Sat 4/5, Indika. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. Thu 4/10, Zeleke. Sat 4/12, Selah, Universal Expression. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music after 9 PM. Fri 4/4, Al Rose & the Transcendos, Newcomers Home, Starcandy. Sat 4/5, June's Arrival, Ripley Caine, Second Hand Poets. Tue 4/8, Bob's Yer Uncle, 2 Fast Jack. Wednesdays, Forty Piece Choir. Thu 4/10, Family Style, Core Project, Known Boundaries. Fri 4/11, Flow, Bump, Grass Hoppah. Sat 4/12, Chris Emerson Band, Huxter, Somewhere in Between, Two Cow Garage. 773-929-1300.

Dance

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

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

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s, alternative, synthwave, gothic, and industrial dance. 773-477-5238.

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, Dave Britton. Sundays, Shon Dervis, DJ 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. Wednesdays, 7 PM, poetry open mike with music by Bemaji. 773-348-3665.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Greg Haus spins trance, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, Christopher Robin, John Jackson spin trans-Euro groove. Mondays, 10 PM, DJ Boa spins synthpop, hardwave, and retro. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, 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 nightly until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ PCS, Jevon Jackson. Saturdays, Mel Hammond, Martin "Boogieman" Luna spin house, R&B, & hip-hop. Sundays, DJ PCS. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons (4/7 with Jevon Jackson). Tuesdays, DJ Silver. Wednesdays, Risky Bizness, DJ Heather spin new wave and pop. Thursdays, DJ FLX, Chris Million. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJ D Double, DJ Artek spin reggae, hip-hop, and soul. Sundays, DJ Jason spins punk, garage, and indie rock. Tuesdays, DJ Sinjin & guests spin techno. Wed 4/9, Bass by the Pound DJs, Rotation DJs. Thu 4/10, Chris Gin, Nosmo, DJ Finesse. Fri 4/11, Luis Baro, Tommie Sunshine, Frankie Vega, Maxwell Edison, Ryan Pearson. 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.

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

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin downtempo, trip-hop, acid jazz & more. Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Architektur. Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, Andre Shakom. 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Vince Abrams spins hip-hop, old school house & reggae. Saturdays, Uncle Joe spins high energy house & hip-hop. Wednesdays, DJs spin salsa. Thursdays, DJ Smurf spins hip-hop. 312-475-9800.

CACTUS CLUB 1112 N. State: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ Kidd. 312-642-5999.

CAFE LURA 3184 N. Milwaukee: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ MF, Regge, Lamebrane, Radiata spin drum & bass. 773-736-3033.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Fridays, Mike Kandle. Thursdays, Tommy Wang. 773-227-2277.

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, DJ Eddie, DJ Freddie O. 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.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Saturdays, DJ Hugo, DJ Lulu. Sundays, 7 PM, Latin T-Dance hosted by Veronica Zaid, DJs Kid Romeo, Alex Perez & El Prieto. Mondays, Disco Bingo hosted by Bianca Bleu. Tuesdays, 10 PM, karaoke with VJ Kevy B. Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge spins salsa and Latin house. Thursdays, 11 PM, Miss Ketty & Her Latina Review, DJ El Prieto. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 6 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 6 PM-3 AM, DJs spin; 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 720 720 N. Wells: Saturdays, 9 PM-5 AM, and Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJs spin Latin & Caribbean, hip-hop, and house. 312-397-0600.

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

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

COOBAH 3423 N. Southport: Sundays, Jesse de la Peña spins Brazilian lounge, jungle, drum 'n' bass, bossa nova & Afro-beat. 773-528-2220.

COPA 1637 N. Clybourn: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, Tim Bogosian spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, guest DJs spin until 3 AM. 312-642-3449.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 4/7, Earwig & Autodata, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DANTE'S 1200 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10:30 PM; no cover. Saturdays, DJ Sean Madness. Thursdays, DJ Bobby Too Fresh. 312-243-9350.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, DJ Mike D, Johnny Price. 773-871-0205.

DIG 1551 N. Sheffield: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJs spin top 40. 312-377-1727.

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 8 PM; DJs spin after midnight. Sat 4/5, Mr. A.L.I., Typhanie Monique, Carla Prather, Glenn Underground. Sundays, 10 PM-2 AM, Water with Kennedy Octane and others spinning Afrobeat, Brazilian bossa, global house, and downtempo. Sat 4/12, Mr. A.L.I., Carla Prather, Brian Harden. 312-421-1759.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin on three levels 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Paul Blair, Greg Norwood. 312-751-2900.

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays. Sundays, DJ Chris Gin. Wednesdays, DJ Splinter. 312-787-7600.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sundays, 10 PM, Big Up! with Josh Abrams, Jacob Ross & Fred Wells (upstairs). 773-276-3600.

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

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Mondays through Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Slim, Katfish, Zanman, Pat Mann & Spankie. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays, Pat Mann. Tuesdays, DJ Mach 1. 312-266-1944.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Frique. Saturdays, Lil' Mikey, 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, Danny the Wild Child, DJ Frique, Phantom 45, DJ Hiroki. Mondays, DJ Hiroki, DJ Anacron (Mental Graffiti spoken word open mike 7:30-10 PM). Tuesdays, Vince Adams, Pharris Thomas, Phat Mike, John Styles. Wednesdays, Lil' Mikey. Thursdays, DJ Hide, Vince Adams, Dirty MF. 312-666-1695.

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

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.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Thursdays, 9 PM, Paul Blair spins music of the 70s and 80s, George Bates & Mike Hahn spin deep house. 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fridays and Saturdays, midnight-4 AM, B Side DJs spin rare groove, jazz, mambo, Cuban, funk & soul (no cover). Thursdays, 10 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Vic Lavender and others. 773-395-0066.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, Jesse de la Peña, Karlos G. spin hip-hop, R&B, soul, reggae, and house. Saturdays, 11 PM-5 AM, DJ Swank, Matt Warren. Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Fabian. 312-527-5600.

HIDDEN LOUNGE 651 W. Washington: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays through Tuesdays, until 4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, and until 5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Saturdays, and Wednesdays, DJ Freckles spins hip-hop and house. 312-627-0409.

HOGS & HONEYS 1555 N. Sheffield: Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJs spin. 312-377-1733.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 4/4, 10 PM, Seb Fontaine, Chris Walsh, Johnny Chaos, Bucky Fargo (18 & over). Fri 4/11, 11 PM, Bad Boy Bill, Dieselboy (18 & over). 312-923-2000.

ICE BAR 738 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly. Wednesdays, Johnny Chaos, Agent 47, DJ Marcel. 312-440-8841.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 AM-2 PM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Saturdays, Andrew YKK spins R&B, soul, disco, and funk. 773-394-2066.

JEFFERY PUB 7041 S. Jeffery: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Leonard "Remix" Rroy, Sean Smith, DJ V-Rod, Leonard Part Sixx. 773-363-8555.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs spin high-energy dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Spillz. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Carmine Collaro. 312-664-1001.

JOHN BARLEYCORN 3524 N. Clark: DJs spin after 10 PM upstairs. Fridays, DJ Ben. Saturdays, DJ Frique, DJ 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, DJ Brent, DJ Jig, DJ Ryan. Wednesdays, DJ Ffar spins house. 312-337-4040.

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, Brian G., Brenda D., Nick Santillan spin house. Mondays, Greg Shirilla. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wednesdays, DJ Hook Dick spins rock. Thursdays, Shon Dervis, DJ Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar & lounge. Fridays, 9 PM, and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, DJ Teflan, DJ Low Key spin hip-hop and house. 312-957-0460.

MANHOLE 3458 N. Halsted: Fridays through Thursdays, DJs spin until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). 773-975-9244.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Thursdays, 9 PM, DJs spin downtempo & trip-hop. 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Bear Who?, DJ Majid. 312-828-9000.

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, Club Babalou DJs spin. 312-427-2572.

MYSTIQUE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJ World, DJ Flipside. Sundays, John Styles, DJ Cache 22. Wednesdays, DJ Pharris, Mike Love, DJ 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 & bass (no cover). 708-771-3060.

NINE 440 W. Randolph: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly in the Ghost Bar (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Todd. Saturdays, DJ Sheldon. 312-575-9900.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, and Fridays, Sundays, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8 PM-4 AM, DJ Joe spins pop, hip-hop, and house. 312-642-7251.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Place: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Jernell Geronimo. Saturdays, Nandy Maxx spins progressive and hip-hop, DJ Solange (in the Yow Bar). Wednesdays, Nandy Maxx, Martin "Boogieman" Luna spin hip-hop and house. 312-255-0022.

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, Mike Dunn, DJ Phantom, Tony T., Sam Silk & others spin deep house. Sundays, Mike Love. 773-486-2390.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, (F)unktion DJs spin. Saturdays, Twilite Tone, DJ 33-1/3, Steve Bravo. Mondays, Mark Grant, DJ Lego, Dave Britton. 773-278-1009.

REDNOFIVE & FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, and Fridays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-733-6699.

REUNION 811 W. Lake: Fridays, DJs spin Spanish rock. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue. 312-491-9600.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Chris Tomasone, DJ Danny Boy. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy. Thursdays, Erik K, Prince Masih, DJ Wizz Kid, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Logic. 312-738-9971.

SAUCE 1750 N. Clark: Restaurant. Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Abell spins house (no cover). 312-932-1750.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM. Fridays, Tone B. Nimble, Mark Fullaflava spin rare groove, DJ JR spins hip-hop. Saturdays, Tone B. Nimble spins hip-hop. Sundays, Mark Fullaflava spins breakbeat, disco, hip-hop, jazz & soul. Mondays, DJ Felix, the Mad Thinker spin house. Tuesdays, 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 and Wednesdays, Tone B. Nimble. Saturdays, DJs spin house. Sundays, Lee Collin, Sadar. Mondays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz, DJ Coco. Tuesdays, Andre Harris. Thursdays, Chris Quinn. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 4/4, Mike Steele, Hrme, J-Digz, J.U.I.C.E. Sat 4/5, Mazi, Common Factor. Sundays, DJ Erin, DJ Abbie. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins ethereal, goth, and electro. Second Wednesday of every month, Andrew Church spins punk, indie, and hardcore. Thu 4/10, Common Factor, Mercedez Ben, Marko Katic, Coleman Burditt, Dr. Ken Gong. Fri 4/11, Mark Grant, Heather. Sat 4/12, Colette, Brad Owen. 773-549-4140.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, and Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Terp (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias. Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, Freddie Bain & VJ Tyrone. 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 Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Jason Davis, DJ Tempo spin house and hip-hop. Saturdays, Andrew Vonn spins house and hip-hop. Sundays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn spins metal. 312-587-8779.

STAR BAR 2150 Ogden, Aurora: DJs spin after 8 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Pat Clark, Kenny Jammin' Jason, Billy the Kid, Tony 2 Much, Erik K, Blitz. Thursdays, Retroactive. 630-236-0900.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Nightly, DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays). 773-252-9700.

SWANK 710 N. Wells: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Andre Harris. Saturdays, Johnny Chaos. Mondays, DJ Slowe spins 80s synthwave, alternative, gothic & industrial dance. Wednesdays, Johnny Chaos. Thursdays, Uncle Milty. 312-274-9500.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Scratch-n-Sniff spins retro rock and old school hip-hop. Saturdays, Refried Beats DJs spin hip-hop and dance music. Sundays, DJ Superstatus spins dub, scratch, funk, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy, DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. Wednesdays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul, R&B, funk, and hip-hop. Thursdays, DJ Motorcycle Dan spins rock. 773-227-4906.

TONIC ROOM 2447 N. Halsted: Music and DJs 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Mass Transit spins soul, old school, and hip-hop. Saturdays, Greg Dalphone spins funk and hip-hop. Sundays, hip-hop open mike with live band, hosted by Tabakin & Saayid. Mondays, open mike. 773-248-8400.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. Wednesdays, DJ Real One & Jackin' Jamie spin house, disco and breaks (no cover). 773-477-3400.

U!N! CLUB 3548 N. Des Plaines River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, Jimmie Page. Saturdays, DJ Markski, DJ Schim. Tuesdays, Rick Hype. Wednesdays, Pat Clark, DJ Schim. Thursdays, DJ Alexo, DJ Big Time, DJ Stoy Boy. 847-233-9091.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Mike Z, DJ Spin. Sat 4/5, Saeed & Palash, Three, DJ Jes. Mondays, DJ Theory. Sat 4/12, DJ Hyper, Lucien Foort, Dissolvent. 312-266-2114.

VOODOO 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 7 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. Saturdays, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez, Double Impact, Paul Curtis. Tuesdays, Rick Martinez, Alex Perez spin Latin rock, pop, and alternative. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa. 847-969-1602.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Theory. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Mach 1, Peter Haze spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop & R&B. Thursdays, DJs spin house, techno & electro. 312-440-3223.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ French Toast. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Sun 4/13, DJ Princess Superstar & Alexander Technique. 312-787-0400.

ZERO GRAVITY 22 W. 613 75th, Naperville: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, Billy the Kid. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM-4 AM, Jonny Quest, Triple X, Brett Lee, DJ Double J spin Euro and progressive. Saturdays, DJ Markski, DJ Caffeine. 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

BAAL TINNE Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Maple Street Chapel, Maple and Main, Lombard. 630-629-2630.

JIM CRAIG & FRIENDS Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

TOM HENRY Free in-store performance. Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

TOM HENRY Free in-store performance. Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

ANNE HILLS Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

JAMES KEELAGHAN Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale. 708-802-0236.

JOHN MAHONEY, JACKIE ALLEN, MICHAEL MILES & others perform "America 1941." Sun 4/13, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

MIDWAY RAMBLERS CAJUN BAND Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035, ext. 20.

MUSTARD'S RETREAT Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Maple Street Chapel, Maple and Main, Lombard. 630-629-2630.

CARRIE NEWCOMER, MUSTARD'S RETREAT Sun 4/6, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KATIE O'SHEA WITH PHILLIP KENNY & TIM O'SULLIVAN Sun 4/13, 2 PM (in the Shamrock American Room), Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035, ext. 20.

KARL SHIFLETT & THE BIG COUNTRY SHOW, STEVE ROSEN Sun 4/13, 2:30 PM, American Legion Hall, 1030 Central, Evanston. 847-251-0574.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, Irish session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. 773-478-4408.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Mon 4/7, 8 PM, Whistle Pig Bluegrass & Beyond. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country dance lessons and DJs at 7:30 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays, DJ Sux. Sundays, Big John. Mondays, Big John, DJ Sux. 630-830-7200.

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

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Sundays, 6 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

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: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, Chico. 773-878-3343.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 4/4, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-276-3600.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Wed 4/9, 7:30 PM, Irish session. Thu 4/10, 8 PM, Morgan. 312-836-0066.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 4/4, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 4/5, Fast Eddie. Fri 4/11, Dooley Brothers. Sat 4/12, Seamus O'Kane. 773-282-7035.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W. 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 4/5, Cooper, Nelson & Early. Sat 4/12, John Williams. 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.

GREENLEAF GRILL 301 Greenleaf, Park City: Music at 7 PM. Sun 4/6, Walter Kraft. Second Sunday of every month, open stage. 847-949-5355.

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

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Dave Martin, Voices, Sones de Mexico (benefit for Voices in the Wilderness and Illinois SOA Watch). 773-465-8005.

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

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mon 4/7, 9:30 PM, Cantina. 773-227-4433.

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

IRISH EYES 2519 N. Lincoln: Sundays, open stage for Irish and American traditional, folk, and country hosted by Eamonn Knuff (sign-up at 9 PM; no cover). 773-348-9548.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Kelly Griner. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 4/7, 8 PM, Aidan O'Toole (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Thu 4/10, 8 PM, Irish session. 708-366-8073.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Bruce Holmes. 773-743-3355.

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

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Michelle Perry & the Cold Cold Hearts. 773-274-3239.

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

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 4/4, Peg Lehman. Fri 4/11, Jamie Anderson. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Baal Tinne, Academy of Irish Music. 630-969-9720.

VILLAGE SQUARE 37 S. Main, Sandwich: Sat 4/12, Grassland Quintette, Dave Erickson. 815-878-2693.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music after 9 PM. Mon 4/7, 8 PM, Ralph Covert hosts an Old Town School of Folk Music showcase. 773-929-1300.

WRIGLEYVILLE NORTH 3900 N. Sheridan: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Long Haul Road Show. 773-929-9543.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

HOWLIN' AT THE MOON Jackie Taylor & Jimmy Tillman's "bluesical" about Howlin' Wolf, with Rick Stone, Dwight Neal, Qween Roy, and Desla Epison. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, Black Ensemble Theater, 4520 N. Beacon. 773-769-4451 or 312-902-1500.

ISLEY BROTHERS, STEPHANIE MILLS Fri 4/4, 7:30 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

AJ'S HORSE AROUND LOUNGE 114 W. Washington, Round Lake Park: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Housewreckin' Blues Jam with Mike Landers, King Robinson, Bruce Williams, Jeff Blum & Marty Willis. 847-546-3314.

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

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music after 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 773-734-0491.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 4/8, John Primer Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 4/4 through Sun 4/6, Thu 4/10, and Sun 4/13, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Tue 4/8, Charlie Love Band with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, Linsey Alexander Band with Nellie Travis. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 4/4, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. Sat 4/5 and Mon 4/7, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Sun 4/6, Mike Wheeler. Tue 4/8, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Wed 4/9, Pistol Pete. Thu 4/10, Jimmy Burns. Fri 4/11, Jimmy Johnson. Sat 4/12, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. 773-528-1012.

BOB & LOIS'S PLACE 745 E. 75th: Sundays, 9 PM, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 773-488-1355.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Sun 4/13, noon, Rockin' Johnny. 312-226-6666.

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Fridays, 9 PM, Al Harris & the Blues Crew. Saturdays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 7 PM, David "Chainsaw" Dupont. Tuesdays, 7 PM, jam session hosted by the Blues Crew. Wednesdays, 7 PM, West Side Blues Revue. Thursdays, 7 PM, Thunderfoot & the Blues Kickers. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant; music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Fri 4/4, 5:30 PM, Diamond Jim Greene; 9 PM, Robert Lockwood Jr., Chicago Blues Angels. Sat 4/5, 6 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9:30 PM, Magic Slim, James Wheeler. Sun 4/6, 8:30 PM, Round Robin jam featuring Jimmy Burns, Carl Weathersby, John Primer, Kenny Smith, Jimmy Sutton, Steve Doyle, and Joel Paterson. Mon 4/7, Jimmy Burns hosts the jam. Tue 4/8, Billy Branch. Wed 4/9, John Primer. Thu 4/10, James Armstrong. Fri 4/11, 5:30 PM, John Primer; 9 PM, W.C. Clark, Joe Moss. Sat 4/12, 6 PM, Jimmy Burns; 9:30 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Rockin' Johnny Band. Sun 4/13, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. 312-427-0333.

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

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

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, John Primer. Thursdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CHICO MORAN'S 35260 Wilson, Ingleside: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open jam hosted by Bruce Williams with Bobby Wolf, Sonny Sloan & Jeff Blum. 847-587-8081.

CLARK'S LOUNGE 3245 N. Sheridan, Waukegan: Sundays, 9:30 PM, AC blues jam. 847-662-3020.

CLUB MALCOLM 744 E. 83rd: Thursdays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-1600.

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

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, open jam with Duke Rupert & the Koala Band. Wednesdays, open jam with Midnight Renegades. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FATMAN INN 36309 N. Highway 41, Gurnee: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Barrelhouse Chuck. 847-244-8300.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Ronnie Baker Brooks. 708-788-2118.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 8 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Killer Ray & Crumar. 773-684-0600.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Duke Tumatoe & the Power Trio. Sat 4/12, 9 PM, Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band. 630-416-4898.

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 1131 E. Sibley, Dolton: Saturdays, 2 and 6 PM, Loretta Lee & Marilyn B. 708-388-6991.

GRAPE STREET & VINE 226 E. Ontario: Sundays, 8 PM, Phil Baron & Ruby Harris. 312-642-7440.

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

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Thu 4/10, 9 PM, Nick Moss & the Fliptops with Barrelhouse Chuck. 773-472-5139.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted. Tue 4/8, 8:30 PM, Toronzo & the Cannonball Express (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam hosted by Toronzo. Sat 4/12, 9:30 PM, Pistol Pete. 708-484-3610.

HEAVEN ON SEVEN 3478 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fridays, Ken Saydak. Saturdays, Professor John. 773-477-7818.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sundays, 9:30 AM and noon, gospel brunch features local choirs. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Chicago Red Hots. Tue 4/8, 9:30 PM, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. Wed 4/9, 9:30 PM, Pete Special. Thu 4/10, 9:30 PM, and Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, 10 PM, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sun 4/13, 9:30 PM, Big G & the Real Deal. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 4/12, Memphis Wolf. 312-245-0333.

JERICHO COFFEE 2343 E. 71st: Sundays, 8 AM-noon, gospel brunch and open mike. 773-684-8665.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 4/4, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Detroit Junior. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Jr. plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, Sandra Hall, Kid Dynamite, Marty Sammon Band. Sundays, Charlie Love, Linsey Alexander. Mon 4/7 and Tue 4/8, Vance Kelly, Lurrie Bell, Marty Sammon Band. Tuesdays, Chris James & Blue Four, Slam Allen. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band, Kid Dynamite. 773-477-4646.

LADY BLUE 2953 W. Madison: Sundays, 8 PM, Fridays, 9 PM, and Saturdays, 10 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, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Mondays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Wednesdays, Trimble Quartet. Thursdays, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. 773-493-3477.

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

MARY'S 501 W. 55th: Sundays, 6 PM-midnight, D.R. Express Band with Danny Reed. 773-846-7374.

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

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 4/5, Michael Coleman. Sat 4/12, Dave Specter. 773-252-1155.

NOLA'S 32ND WARD SEAFOOD HOUSE 1856 W. North: Thursdays, 8 PM, Professor John & His Band (no cover). 773-395-4300.

ORAZIO 333 N. Center, Naperville: Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Mojo Kings with Barrelhouse Chuck. 630-357-4350.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 4/4, Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning. 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 4/4, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 4/5, Bellinia. Wed 4/9, Fruteland Jackson. Fri 4/11, Gloria Rodgers. 815-477-0340.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, Phil Baron & Ruby Harris. 312-640-1000.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 4/4, Vini & the Demons. Sat 4/5, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sundays, jam with Sammy Fender. Wed 4/9, Sammy Fender. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, Eddy Clearwater 4/11 with Hubert Sumlin, 4/12 with Melvin Taylor. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Tuesdays, Fri 4/4, and Sat 4/5, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Thursdays, Eddie Taylor Jr. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 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. 773-723-0592.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 4/4, 10:30 PM, Mojo Kings with Barrelhouse Chuck. Sat 4/5, Big Guitars From Memphis. Sat 4/12, Cadillac Dave. 847-991-2150.

TOMMY'S PLACE 12237 Western, Blue Island: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, 9 PM, jam hosted by Biscuit & the Mix. 708-389-7810.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Saturdays, 8 PM, Pete Special Band. Thursdays, 8 PM, Joe Thomas & Elliott Taggart. 312-266-7761.

VERSIE'S LOUNGE 4310 S. Prairie: Sundays, 9 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters. 773-723-3694.

WIDOW MCLEARY'S 400 E. Margaret, Thornton: Sundays, 5 PM, jam session hosted by Little Johnny. 708-877-7011.

Jazz

Concerts

NICK ALVAREZ, RALPH BARTON, GREG DAVIS, BRIAN BUCKMAN, INSECT DELI, JOHN KNIGHT No cover. Wed 4/9, 8:45 PM, Buddy, 1542 N. Milwaukee. 773-342-7332.

DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER performs a tribute to Kurt Weill with the Arts Center Jazz Ensemble and Orbert Davis. Sun 4/6, 7 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

OSCAR BROWN JR. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Episcopal Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer, 4945 S. Dorchester. 773-221-6566.

BRUBECK BROTHERS QUARTET Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

TERRY CALLIER & ERIC HOCHBERG Free concert. Fri 4/4, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 4/6, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

JACQUES COOK Free in-store performances. Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660. Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange, Orland Park. 708-460-7566. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ FACULTY Free concert. Thu 4/10, 8 PM, DePaul University Recital Hall, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

FIRE OF SPACE Free in-store performance. Sat 4/12, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

JOHNNY FRIGO & JOE VITO Free concert. Tue 4/8, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RAY HARMON Free admission. Tue 4/8, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1468 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

LE TRIO GERSHWIN Thu 4/10, 7:30 PM, Dorothy Menker Theater, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-974-5500.

ERIC LEONARDSON & MICHAEL ZERANG perform as part of the PAC Performance Festival. Sun 4/6, 6:30 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-722-5463.

FRANK MANTOOTH ORCHESTRA Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Loyola Academy, 1100 Laramie, Wilmette. 847-920-2574.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE JAZZ FACULTY Thu 4/10, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-7469 or 630-637-5411.

NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY JAZZ BAND under the direction of Mayo Tiana; free concert. Thu 4/10, 7:30 PM, Northside College Preparatory High School, 5501 N. Kedzie. 773-442-5921.

NU BAND Free concert. Sun 4/13, 2 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DUKE PAYNE & KEN CHANEY with Frank Russell & Charles Heath; benefit concert. Second Sunday of every month, 4 PM, Love Foundation, 553 E. 75th. 773-846-2566.

JEAN-MICHEL PILC TRIO, PAUL WERTICO, MICHAEL KOCOUR, ANTHONY MOLINARO 2nd annual Rite of Spring concert. Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

MARIA SCHNEIDER WITH ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Ct., Schaumburg. 847-895-3600.

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME JAZZ BAND Sun 4/6, 2 PM, Seton Academy, 16100 Seton, South Holland. 708-333-6314.

MATT WILSON Fri 4/4, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 4/4, noon, Kim Cusack. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturdays, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio. Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Bob Dogan Quintet. Sundays, 8 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wed 4/9 and Thu 4/10, noon, Steve Sandner. Wednesdays, 5 PM, John Brumbach; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thursdays, 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 4/11, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet. Sat 4/12, 9:30 PM, Von Freeman. 312-642-6805.

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

ARMY & LOU'S 422 E. 75th: Restaurant. Fridays, 7-10 PM, keyboardist and vocalist Fred Barr & guitarist Toby Wallace. 773-483-3100.

BABALUCI 2152 N. Damen: Restaurant with live jazz upstairs on weekends at 8 PM. Fridays, Denise La Grassa Trio. 773-486-5300.

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 4/4 and Sat 4/5, Carlos Cannon. Sun 4/6, Mon 4/7, and Sun 4/13, Lake Effect. Tue 4/8 through Sat 4/12, Charlie Johnson. 312-751-2433.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Music upstairs in the show lounge at 9:30 PM: Fri 4/4, 7 PM, Nadine hosts a jazz showcase. Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Bob Perna & Persistence with Josie Falbo. Fri 4/11, Lisa McLowry Band. Sat 4/12, Johnny Frigo & Joe Vito. 773-435-0130.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 4/9, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

BLACK ORCHID 230 W. North: Fri 4/4, 6 PM, Zzaje, DJ Squeeze, Mike James (at First Friday Chicago). 312-944-6200.

BRISKU'S BISTRO 4100 N. Kedzie: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Yves Francois E.S. Orchestre Rocamambu. 773-279-9141.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Sat 4/5, 8:30 PM, Barry Winograd Trio. 847-256-8870.

CAFE DOLCE 749 N. Clark: Sundays, 6 and 10 PM, Daily Bridge Club performs at a poetry and jazz jam session. 312-397-0446.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Jimmy Niteclub. Sun 4/6 and Sun 4/13, 5 PM, Arlene Bardelle Duet. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham & Don Stille. Fri 4/11, 9 PM, Sam Magdel. Sat 4/12, 9 PM, Full Effect Trio. 847-647-8282.

CHEF'S STATION 915 Davis, Evanston: Thursdays, 7 PM, Ari Seder/Adam Kraus Duo. 847-570-9838.

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

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge at 8:30 PM. Fridays and Thursdays, Scott Stenten Duo. Saturdays, Dave Simone Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant with music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Craig Lanigon & Arlene Bardelle. Sundays and Mondays, Tom Muellner. Tuesdays, Tom Muellner & Arlene Bardelle. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

CY'S CRAB HOUSE 3819 N. Ashland: Fridays, 8 PM, Minor Third Quartet. 773-883-8900.

CYRANO'S BISTRO 546 N. Wells: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, Bobbi Jordan Trio. 312-467-0546.

DUNLAP'S 6513 W. 123rd, Palos Heights: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Manfree & Vibrations. 708-388-5335.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Hilmar Jensson Trio (see Critic's Choice). 773-276-3600.

FAMILY DEN 8940 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, jam session with Crosswind (no cover). 773-734-8545.

FIREPLACE INN 1448 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, J.J. & the Jazz Masters (no cover). 312-664-5264.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 4/6, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Sun 4/13, 6 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Yolanda Farina Jazz Ensemble. 773-528-4033.

FOUNDRY 85 Executive Dr., Aurora: Music upstairs in the Trio Room Martini Bar at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Thu 4/10, Sam Burckhardt Duo. 630-978-2088.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Rhythm Rockets (preceded by swing dance lessons at 7:30 PM). 630-416-4898.

GIBSON'S 5464 River, Rosemont: Mondays, 5-8 PM, Scott Holman (no cover). 847-928-9900.

GOURMAND 728 S. Dearborn: Fridays, 8:30 PM, Nick Alvarez Quartet (4/4 with Paul Giallorenzo). Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Southside Anthony's Trio. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike. 312-427-2610.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Rene Marie. Sun 4/6, 8 PM, Taku Akiyama/Jordan Baskin Quartet (no cover). Tue 4/8, 6 PM, Gina McLaughlin Trio (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Thu 4/10, 8 PM, Ron Surace Trio. 773-395-0066.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Thursdays, 9 PM, Jimijon Jazz Experience. 312-664-5496.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fridays, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph. Fri 4/4, 9 PM, and Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Matt Wilson Quartet. Fridays, 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 4/6, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon (Billie Holiday tribute). Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 4/11, 9 PM, Jean-Michel Pilc Trio. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Brian Lynch Quartet. 773-878-5552.

HIDDEN LOUNGE 651 W. Washington: DJs spin until 2 AM Sundays through Tuesdays, until 4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, and until 5 AM Saturdays. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Savoir Faire. 312-627-0409.

HOTEL INTER-CONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the Salon. Thursdays, 7 PM, and Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Erin McDougald Ensemble. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (18 & over). Wed 4/9, 8 PM, New Power Trio, Luciano Antonio Trio (18 & over). Sun 4/13, 3 PM, Lucy Smith with B.D.T. & the Chameleon Voice Band (18 & over); 8 PM, Satlah (18 & over). 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Mondays, 7-9 PM, jam session hosted by David Boykin, Karl E.H. Seigfried, and Mike Reed. 773-486-1099.

HOUSTON'S 616 N. Rush: Restaurant with music after 5:30 PM. Fridays, JoAnn Daugherty Trio. Saturdays, Tom Muellner, Dave Marr & Tim Davis. Mondays and Tuesdays, Bob Dogan, Joe Adamic & Paul Martin. 312-649-1121.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 9 PM. Sun 4/6, Keefe Jackson with Josh Berman, Marc Unternahrer & Frank Rosaly. Sun 4/13, Thread Quintet. 773-935-2118.

ISAAC HAYES 739 N. Clark: Music at 7 PM. Mondays, Detour & Divas. 312-266-2400.

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

JAMADA 241 E. 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 4/4 through Sun 4/6, Bobby Hutcherson Quartet. Mon 4/7, Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Tue 4/8 through Sun 4/13, Benny Green & Russell Malone. 312-670-2473.

JERICHO COFFEE 2343 E. 71st: Sundays, 7 PM, jazz jam session hosted by John Armstrong. 773-684-8665.

JIMMY'S PLACE 13822 S. Indiana, Riverdale: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Senabella & Jazz Deluxe. 708-849-1990.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 5 PM. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, Sonny Turner Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, Ken Saydak Trio. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Mondays, 10 PM, Long Count Quartet. 773-477-3330.

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

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 4/4, 9:30 PM, Erwin Helfer & Detroit Junior. Sun 4/6 and Sun 4/13, 1 PM, Tim Green/Tim McNamara Trio. Mon 4/7, 6 PM, Zach Brock with Rob Schepps. Mondays, 9:30 PM, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas, Scott Burns & Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach, Randy Tressler, Clark Sommers & Mike Schlick with Selina Baker. Fri 4/11, 9:30 PM, Juli Wood & Earma Thompson. Sun 4/13, 7 PM, Spider Saloff with the Uptown String Trio. 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, Brian Citro Quartet & Poetique. Tue 4/8, 7:30 PM, Billy Catfish, Jack Wright & Bob Marsh, Nick Alvarez & Paul Velat perform at "Rotten Tuesdays" with DJs Rotten Milk & Bosco (no cover). 773-728-2663.

LEXI'S 1330 W. Madison: Music at 7:30 PM. Fridays, Cecile Savage. Saturdays and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Ken Shiokawa. 312-829-4600.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Tue 4/8, A View From the Side with Eric Koppa, Thaddus Franklin, Sean Parsons, Matt Ulery, and John Smillie. 773-525-2422.

LUCIANO'S ON RUSH 871 N. Rush: Restaurant and piano bar with music nightly at 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Lenny Perrata Trio. Sundays and Mondays, Lynette Stawling. Tuesdays, Sami Scott. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Lenny Perrata & Brent Benteler. 312-266-1414.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Tue 4/8, Chris Greene & New Perspective, Noche. 773-871-3757.

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, Scott Holman. 847-952-8755.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fri 4/4, 9 PM, BMR4. Wed 4/9, 7 PM, WesBound Trane. 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Sat 4/5, 10 PM, Kristi Merideth Quartet. 708-366-8073.

MONTAGE 3124 S. Rte. 59, Naperville: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Doug Rosenberg Trio. 630-904-7401.

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

MULLIGAN'S CAFE 7644 N. Sheridan: Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Neshama (sit-ins welcome). 773-743-7855.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sun 4/6, noon, Northwestern University Jazz Combos. 847-869-0450.

96TH FLOOR LOUNGE 96th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 7 PM. Sun 4/6, Bradley Williams & Gingi Lahera. Mondays, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. Tue 4/8, Kelly Brand. Wed 4/9, JoAnn Daugherty. Thu 4/10, Dennis Luxion. Sun 4/13, Kelly Brand & Kelly Sill. 312-787-9596.

NO FRICTION 2502 N. California: Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Savoir Faire. 773-235-2757.

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

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: Mondays and Tuesdays, 7 PM, Marc Pompe Trio. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Sketches in Blue. 630-782-9091.

PALAGGI'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 10 W. Hubbard: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Nan Mason. Wednesdays, open mike. 312-527-1010.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio with Deane Myers & Keith Brady. 312-787-2200.

PENINSULA HOTEL 108 E. Superior: Music at 8:30 PM in the Lobby Lounge. Fridays and Saturdays, Stephanie Browning with Eric Remschneider, Mike Jeffers, and Chris White. 312-337-2888.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, Jim Gailloreto Quartet. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wed 4/9, Jim McNeely Quartet (see Critic's Choice). Thu 4/10, Petropoulos Organ Trio. Fri 4/11 and Sat 4/12, Dick Sisto Quartet. 847-328-0399.

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

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, 9 PM, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. Sun 4/13, Square Root of 5 Quartet. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Sat 4/5, Erie Street. Mondays, Dragons 1976. Wednesdays, Treehouse Project Quintet. 773-252-7767.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM weeknights, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 4/4, 6 PM, Yoko Noge. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio. Mondays, Typhanie Monique & Dale Prasco (no cover). Tuesdays, Alison Ruble Quartet. Wednesdays, Steve Evans Quartet. Thursdays, Dan Cray Trio. Fri 4/11, 6 PM, Joe Hurt; 9 PM, Gephart Long Quartet. Sat 4/12, Jordan Baskin/Taku Akiyama Quartet. 773-472-1000.

PREGO 2901 N. Ashland: Sundays and Tuesdays, 6 PM, Valerie Booker performs Latin jazz. 773-472-9190.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 9:30 PM. Sundays, open jam with the Jeremy Callner Trio. 773-276-9730.

RED FROG PUB & GRILL 5353 W. Irving Park: Mondays, 9 PM, John Paris Trio (no cover). 773-545-3761.

RED LION PUB 2446 N. Lincoln: Sun 4/6, 5-7 PM, Tom Wright (no cover). 773-348-2695.

RED PEPPER LOUNGE 428 E. 87th: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Snatch, Inc. 773-873-5700.

REVOLUCION CAFE 1134 W. 18th: No cover. Sundays, 5 PM, Tommy Bradford Band. 312-421-8164.

SALERNO'S 1201 W. Grand: Fri 4/4, 7 PM, Maralyn Gaza Trio. 312-666-3444.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7 PM; no cover. Sun 4/6, Elaine Dame Trio. 312-527-2722.

SHEBEEN KING 6501 S. Saint Lawrence: Fridays, 8 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble perform at an open mike for poets and musicians. 312-263-1649.

SIGNATURE ROOM 95th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 6:30 PM. Fri 4/4, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. Sat 4/5, Dennis Luxion & Stuart Miller. Sun 4/6, 11:30 AM, Kelly Brand. Fri 4/11, Bill Peterson Duo with Rich Fudoli. Sat 4/12, Kelly Brand with John McLean. Sun 4/13, 11 AM, Bill Peterson. 312-787-9596.

SOME LIKE IT BLACK 4500 S. Michigan: Sat 4/5, 10 PM, jazz jam session (no cover). 773-297-3511.

SOPRANOS 2901 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant. Thursdays, 7 PM, Fridays, 8 PM, and Saturdays, 9 PM, Kuzzins (no cover). 773-871-0990.

SPAREROOM 2416 W. North: Wed 4/9, 8:30 PM, NOW music series with Bob Marsh, Jim Baker, Kyle Bruckmann, Bob Falesch, Carol Genetti, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Grant Strombeck, Sue Wolf, and Jack Wright. 773-862-2447.

STETSON'S CHOP HOUSE & BAR Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker: Saturdays, 7 PM, and Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Marshall Nelson. Saturdays, 8 PM, and Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 7 PM, Marshall Nelson Duo. 312-565-1234, ext. 4490.

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

THE STUDIO 8717 Lincoln, Morton Grove: Fridays, 8 PM, Gina Gibson Trio. 847-965-1962.

THYME 464 N. Halsted: Restaurant and bar. Tuesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Six-Piece Orchestra. Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, David Rothstein Trio. 312-226-4300.

TROPICAL DEN 7209 S. Exchange: Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by George Freeman. 773-978-2341.

T'S 5025 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Joanna Ashley. 773-784-6000.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8 PM, Lisa McLowry Band. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker; 10:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. Thursdays, 1 AM, Koko Brunson. 312-266-7761.

VALLEY LODGE 906 Diamond Lake, Mundelein: Fridays, 8 PM, Scott Holman (no cover). 847-281-8800.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, Sound in Action Trio. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett and percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 4/10, David Boykin Expanse. Fri 4/11, Jeb Bishop & Kent Kessler, Fire of Space. Sat 4/12, Nicole Mitchell Black Earth Ensemble. 312-791-9050.

VIKING STEAKHOUSE 27 W. 150 Roosevelt, Winfield: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, jam session with Bruce Oscar Trio (no cover). 630-653-2110.

International

Concerts

ANJIKA MANIPURI DANCE TROUPE Free concert. Sun 4/6, 2 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

BARRAGE Fri 4/4, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000. Fri 4/11, 5 and 8 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300. Sat 4/12, 3 and 7:30 PM, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 Williams, Crystal Lake. 815-356-9212. Sun 4/13, 2 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

ANGEL DE CUBA Sat 4/5 and Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Last Kiss Cafe & Art Gallery, 6326 N. Clark. 773-381-5480.

ENSEMBLE TARTIT Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

LUIS JAHN Argentinian guitarist. Sun 4/13, noon, Last Kiss Cafe & Art Gallery, 6326 N. Clark. 773-381-5480.

MARINELLA, GEORGE DALARAS Sun 4/6, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND Free concert. Tue 4/8, noon, Edgewater branch, Chicago Public Library, 1210 W. Elmdale. 312-744-0718.

RHYTHMUNITY ENSEMBLE Free multiethnic percussion concert as part of the Programs for Young People series. Thu 4/10, 10:30 AM and noon, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RONDALLA Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Last Kiss Cafe & Art Gallery, 6326 N. Clark. 773-381-5480.

PANCHO SANCHEZ Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Paramount Arts Center, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

SHARPE WORLD MUSIC Sat 4/12, 7:30 PM, Performing Arts Center, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100.

International

Clubs

ACCENT CAFE 700 N. 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.

BOUZOUKI LOUNGE 310 S. Halsted: Fridays through Sundays and Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, Greek musicians, singers, and belly dancers perform. 312-707-8600.

CAFE USA 3801 Mannheim, Schiller Park: Tuesdays, 10 PM, Johnny Rumba spins salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, and Latin pop (with Latin dance lessons by Amir). 847-233-0011.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Mondays through Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Thursdays, Juan Carlos spins salsa and merengue. 312-266-1944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 4/5, 7 PM, Gideon Foli Alorwoyie, African American Unity Ensemble, Lagbaja (18 & over); 11 PM, Lagbaja. Sun 4/6, 8 PM, Laura Fuentes y Calicanto (18 & over). Fri 4/11, 9 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble (18 & over). 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Sat 4/5, 9:30 PM, Rembetika with Andreas Georgas, Nikos Panomitros, Nikos Lambrinatos, Dimitrios Panayiotidis, and Haris Georgakopoulos. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Carlos Ortega Trio. 773-348-7592.

LUNA MEXICANA 3565 W. Fullerton: Fridays, 9 PM, Yorumba performs Latin jazz and salsa (no cover). 773-252-1639.

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

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Thursdays, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM-4 AM, Johnny Rumba, DJ El Papichulo spin salsa dura and tropical beats (with Latin dance lessons by Lisa la Boriqua at 9:30 PM). 312-642-7251.

LA PE--A 4212 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Tribus Futuras performs Andean music. 773-545-7022.

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

REVOLUCION CAFE 1134 W. 18th: No cover. Thursdays, 7 PM, La Nueva Trova with Ramon Badillo. 312-421-8164.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Sat 4/5, Orquesta Ranura. 312-492-6100.

ZHIVAGO 9925 Gross Point, Skokie: Fridays, 10 PM, DJ El Papichulo spins salsa and Caribbean music with Latin dance lessons by Jerome. 847-982-1400.

Classical

ACAPPELLAGO Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Naperville Congregational Church, 1 Bunting Lane, Naperville. 708-484-3797, ext. 2.

ADIEMUS: SONGS OF SANCTUARY with Jubilate Children's Choir, Holy Goat Percussion, Liz Knowles, and Kieran O'Hare. Fri 4/11, 7:30 PM, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1024 Lake, Wilmette. 847-535-9873.

MATT ALBERT violin, in a free recital (Bach, Ysaye, Kernis, Beethoven). Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

ATLANTIC PIANO TRIO (Schoenfield, Brahms, Beethoven). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan, Lake Forest. 847-735-5169.

ALFRED BRENDEL piano (Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert). Sun 4/13, 2 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-300 or 800-223-7114.

JAUNELLE CELAIRE AND KATHRYN GOODSON soprano and piano, in a free concert (Dvorak, Wolf, Rorem, and others). Sat 4/5, 2 PM, Sherwood Conservatory of Music, 1312 S. Michigan. 312-427-6267.

CHICAGO A CAPPELLA (Pinkham, Purcell, Stanford, Biebl). Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Unity Temple, 875 Lake, Oak Park. 773-755-1628. Sun 4/6, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441. Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Chicago Temple/First United Methodist Church, 77 W. Washington. 312-236-4548.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS perform music of Mozart in a free concert. Mon 4/7, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

CHICAGO ENSEMBLE (Beethoven, Brahms, Reger, Villa-Lobos). Tue 4/8, 7:30 PM, Three Arts Club, 1300 N. Dearborn. 312-409-9677. Sun 4/13, 3 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. 312-409-9677.

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER Jane Glover conducts Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw. Sat 4/5, 7:30 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 312-704-8414 or 312-902-1500.

SINGERS FROM THE CHICAGO OPERA THEATER YOUNG ARTISTS PROGRAM perform in an all-Britten program; free admission. Sun 4/6, 8 PM, DePaul University Recital Hall, 804 W. Belden. 312-704-8414.

CHICAGO SINFONIETTA Angel Romero, conductor and guitar (Mozart, Vivaldi, Beethoven). Sun 4/6, 2:30 PM, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, Lake Forest. 312-236-3681. Mon 4/7, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-236-3681.

CHICAGO STRING QUARTET with soprano Alicia Berneche (Berg, Mozart, Beethoven). Wed 4/9, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 4/4 and Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor, with violinist Midori (Salonen, Sibelius, Stravinsky). Thu 4/10 and Fri 4/11, 8 PM, Roberto Abbado, conductor, with pianist Alfred Brendel (Colla, Beethoven, Schumann). Sat 4/12, 8 PM, Roberto Abbado, conductor, with violinist Stefan Jackiw (Bruch, Schumann). 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor, with soprano Christine Brandes and cellist Stephen Balderston (Lindberg, Saariaho, Salonen). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY STUDENT COMPOSERS RECITAL Free admission. Fri 4/11, 8 PM, DePaul University Recital Hall, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 4/4, 12:10 PM, harpist Alison Attar. Fri 4/11, 12:10 PM, cellist Ben Hildner. 312-787-4570.

GILCREST CHAMBER SOCIETY (Haydn, Webern, Sarasate, Handel, Shostakovich). Sun 4/13, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

JOHANNES STRING QUARTET (Ravel, Brahms). Thu 4/10, 7:30 PM, University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe. 773-442-4978.

KIROV ORCHESTRA Valery Gergiev, conductor, with violinist Nikolaj Znaider (Wagner, Bruch, Shostakovich). Tue 4/8, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO MUSIC PROGRAM in a free recital by voice and piano students (Scarlatti, Brahms, Faure, Copland, Rodrigo, and others). Fri 4/4, 7:30 PM, Skyscraper Auditorium, Loyola University, 6525 N. Sheridan. 773-508-8327.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE Dana Legg conducts a free concert (Sousa, Arlen, and others). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Skyscraper Auditorium, Loyola University, 6525 N. Sheridan. 773-508-8327.

MARK MAXWELL AND ANNE WELLER in a free guitar recital. Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

MOSCOW SOLOISTS Yuri Bashmet, conductor and viola (Bach, Britten, Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu). Wed 4/9, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

NAPERVILLE CHORUS Jeordano Martinez, director (Mendelssohn, Dvorak). Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-357-4019.

NEWBERRY CONSORT with pipa and erhu soloists Wei Yang and Betty Xiang, vocalist Drew Minter, and percussionist Najib Bahri. Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton. 312-255-3700. Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 312-255-3700.

NORTHBROOK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Lawrence Rapchak, conductor, with pianist Maria Stamos (Beethoven, Liszt, Bartok). Sun 4/6, 4 PM (with preconcert lecture at 2:30 PM), Glenbrook North High School, 2300 Shermer, Northbrook. 847-272-0755.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Mallory Thompson, conductor (Bernstein, Ticheli, Tull, Maslanka). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 312-804-8263.

NORTHWEST CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA STRING QUARTET in a free concert (Ravel, Tchaikovsky). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. 773-777-7900.

NORTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Paul Vermel, conductor, with Susan Nigro, contrabassoon (Weber, Bach, Haydn, Tchaikovsky, Stamitz, Fucik, Smetana, Gliere). Sun 4/6, 3:30 PM, Maine West High School, Oakton and Wolf, Des Plaines. 847-965-7271.

OPERA THEATRE HIGHLAND PARK Francesco Miloto conducts Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Sat 4/12, 3 PM, and Sun 4/13, 2 PM, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-831-2938.

ANGELA PRESUTTI AND RON KORBITZ soprano and guitar (Handel, Schubert, Cordero). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, John and Angeline Oremus Theater, Moraine Valley Community College Fine and Performing Arts Center, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-974-5500.

QUARTETTO GELATO Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Wilson Hall, Fermilab, Kirk and Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

REMBRANDT CHAMBER PLAYERS with pianist Zeyda Ruga Suzuki and clarinetist J. Lawrie Bloom (Mozart, Hurnik, Dvorak). Sun 4/6, 7:30 PM, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago. 773-929-7277. Mon 4/7, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 773-929-7277.

TESS REMY-SCHUMACHER performs music for solo cello in a free concert (Henze, Lutoslawski, Magrill). Thu 4/10, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Squires, conductor, with violinist Vadim Gluzman (Mendelssohn, Verdi, Bartok); free admission. Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Hwy., University Park. 312-341-2238. Mon 4/7, 7:30 PM, Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake, Oak Park. 312-341-2238.

SCHOLARS OF CAMBRAI perform 17th-century Italian music (Grandi, Banchieri, Patta, Cima, and others). Sun 4/6, 2:30 PM, St. Chrysostom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn. 312-944-1083, ext. 19.

BRIGHT SHENG See Critic's Choice. Sun 4/6, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan and Adams. 312-443-3600 or 312-575-8000.

JEFFREY SIEGEL piano, in a lecture-concert (Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Medtner). Fri 4/11, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

MARY STOLPER flute, with pianist Melody Lord in a free recital. Fri 4/4, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

SYMPHONY OF OAK PARK AND RIVER FOREST Ho Chung Yeh, conductor (Elgar, Bach, Schickele). Sun 4/6, 3:30 PM, Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake, Oak Park. 708-488-4101.

TOWER BRASS with organist John W.W. Sherer (Brahms, Bruckner, Gabrieli, Saint-Saens, Rachmaninoff, Britten, Gigout, Miller). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

TRIO SETTECENTO perform as part of the Baroque Festival. Fri 4/4, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 846-446-3822.

FREDERICK ULLEN piano, performs music of George Flynn in a free concert. Tue 4/8, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MOTET CHOIR, NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CONCERT CHOIR Randi Von Ellefson and Eric Johnson, conductors, with organist Thomas Weisflog (Britten, Rautavaara, and others). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-9075.

ROBIN BLITCH WIPER AND WILLIAM BILLINGHAM soprano and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Mozart, R. Strauss, Wolf, Hundley, Barber, Wilson, Sondheim, Bernstein). Free admission. Wed 4/9, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

ADAM WODNICKI piano (Bach/Busoni, Liszt, Chopin, Wintle). Tue 4/8, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

CHRISTINE YOSHIKAWA piano, with pianist Deborah Sobol in a free recital (Haydn, Liszt, Nielsen, Debussy). Sun 4/6, 3 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

Fairs & Festivals

CHICAGO COLLEGIATE PRIDE FEST 2003 Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington: Sat 4/5, 3:15 PM, UNISON; 3:40 PM, Genesis Connection; 5:30 PM, Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen; 7:30 PM, Dramatic Diversity; 8:20 PM, Chicago Kings; 9 PM, DJ Timmy Loop. 312-413-9862.

MIDWEST YOUNG ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE Midwest Young Artists Center at Fort Sheridan, 878 Lyster, Highwood: Sat 4/5, 9 AM, open orchestra rehearsals; 1:30 PM, open jazz rehearsals; 5 PM, chamber music collage; 6 PM, jazz concert. Sun 4/6, 2 PM, Midwest Young Artists Sampler. 847-926-9898.

Miscellaneous

EDGEWATER FLUTES, FRIENDS OF THE GAMELAN Free concert. Sat 4/12, 1:30 PM, Edgewater branch, Chicago Public Library, 1210 W. Elmdale. 312-744-0718.

SENN HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR Free concert. Wed 4/9, 10 AM, Edgewater branch, Chicago Public Library, 1210 W. Elmdale. 312-744-0718.

WHEATON COLLEGE MEN'S GLEE CLUB Sat 4/5, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5010.

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