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Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

JIM BUCKNER Free in-store performance. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

GRETA CLARK with pianist Jack Short. Sat 5/24, 11 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

ALANDA COON with pianist Alan Bukowiecki. Fri 5/30, 11 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

DADA, RANDALL All-ages. Sat 5/31, 7:30 PM, Arcada Theater, 105 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-845-8900.

DEL SOULS Free in-store performance. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

DIXIE CHICKS, JOAN OSBORNE Sold out. Thu 5/29, 7:30 PM, and Fri 5/30, 8 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

ENDLESSISM Experimental music and spoken word with Jon Monteverde, Warren Laphan, Sarwat Rumi, Red Wheelbarrow, Joel Walter, and Chien-An Yuan. Wed 5/28, 7:30 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 773-227-6117.

FOO FIGHTERS, CHEVELLE, JEALOUS SOUND Sun 5/25, 7:30 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

MIKI GREENBERG'S SONGS OF TENDERNESS & LOVE with guest vocalists Amy Warren, Ned O'Reilly, Elizabeth Breen, Beau O'Reilly, Liam Kimball, Kate O'Reilly & others; on the same program, Jeff Dorchen's play Life and Times of Jewboy Cain and films by Tom Palazzolo. Sat 5/24, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

ILLUSION OF SAFETY See Post No Bills; all-ages. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, 6Odum, 2116 W. Chicago. 773-227-3617.

ELTON JOHN Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

JR & THE MUDCATS Free in-store performance. Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

JON LANGFORD & THE ONE-DAY BAND performs at a live taping of This American Life entitled "Lost in America." Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

DANIEL LANOIS Sold out. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

DAYNA MALOW Sun 5/25, 2 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

ZIGGY MARLEY, PETE FRANCIS 18 & over. Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

NAN MASON Wed 5/28, 7 PM, Crossroads Theater, 22 E. Chicago, Naperville. 630-428-4730.

MATTER Free in-store performance. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

IAN MCCULLOCH See Spot Check; all-ages. Sun 5/25, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

TIM & JIM MEADE Sat 5/31, 11 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

MR. BLOTTO, MICHAEL MCDERMOTT, STORMY MONDAY perform at the Memorial Day USO Show with comedian Mike Toomey. Sun 5/25, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

NANCY MORISSETTE & HABIB BEHROUZI Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, 10:30 PM, Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland. 773-384-0494.

NEW CLASSIC SINGERS perform "On the Town." Sat 5/31, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

NEW HORIZONS Free concert. Thu 5/29, Petty Auditorium, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton, Skokie. 847-673-7774.

KATHIE NICOLET Free concert. Fri 5/23, noon, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

YOKO NOGE, CHRIS MILLS, ANNA FERMIN, DOLLY VARDEN, MICHAEL STRENING JR. Benefit for Pediatric AIDS Chicago and P.L.A.Y. Fri 5/23, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 6103 N. Lincoln. 773-267-4822.

O.A.R. Free in-store performance. Sun 5/25, 4 PM, Tower Records, 2301 N. Clark. 773-477-5994.

PCRV See Critic's Choice. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Deadtech, 3321 W. Fullerton. 773-395-2844.

POISON, SKID ROW, VINCE NEIL Sun 5/25, 6 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

TEDDY RICHARDS Free in-store performances. Sat 5/24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660. Sun 5/25, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

RUBEN WATERS LOVES YOU Free concert. Fri 5/30, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

SPIDER SALOFF Wed 5/28, 1:30 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 312-458-0850.

SMART SOUNDSCAPE Vivek Dhand, TJ Flippin, John Hersh, Samantha Johnson, Ivan Khilko, Matt Kotheimer, Josh Mercer, Ben Sage, Jenny Williams, and Wummin perform in the galleries; free admission. Thu 5/29, 7 PM, Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood. 773-702-0200.

JOHN STIRRATT & LAURIE STIRRATT Free concert. Fri 5/23, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JOHN STORMS-ROHM Free in-store children's performances. Fri 5/23, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2210 W. 95th. 773-445-5471. Sat 5/24, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 6103 N. Lincoln. 773-267-4822.

KAT TAYLOR with pianist Bob Moreen. Fri 5/23, 11 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

VIENNA TENG Free in-store performance. Wed 5/28, 12:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

THIS IS THIS Free in-store performance. Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

UNISON: WINDY CITY LESBIAN AND GAY SINGERS, WINDY CITY GAY CHORUS, WINDY CITY GAY CHORUS Benefit for the musical programs of Windy City Performing Arts and Bailiwick Repertory; preceded by a reception at 5 PM. Sun 6/1, 6 PM, Bailiwick Repertory, 1229 W. Belmont. 773-883-1090.

HONEY WEST performs at a showcase of songs by participants in the Chicago Writers' Workshop; benefit for the Theatre Building includes a buffet reception at 6 PM. Wed 5/28, 7:30 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

LOUIS YOELIN Free in-store performances. Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660. Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

ZZ TOP, TED NUGENT, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD & DOUBLE TROUBLE See Spot Check. Sat 5/24, 7 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sun 5/25, 7 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Tobin Sprout, Kevin Tihista's Red Terror, David Singer & the Sweet Science. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Captured! by Robots, Lozenge, Cougars, Rah Bras (18 & over). Sun 5/25, 10 PM, Legendary Shack Shakers (see Spot Check), Bobby Bare Jr., Flesh Vehicle. Mon 5/26, 8 PM, Mates of State, Saturday Looks Good to Me, Reputation, Panda Panda. Thu 5/29, 9 PM, Brother Lowdown, Mark Sheehy y los Arquitectos del Amor, Braam. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Katie Todd, Anne Harris, 56 Hope Road. Sat 5/31, 7 PM, Fred Holstein, Ed Holstein; 11 PM, Waco Brothers, Great Crusades. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 15 W. Division: DJs spin until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Mpulse. 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. 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 Mike Z with DJ Spin. 847-397-3100.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Ripley Caine Experience, Lady Moon. Sat 5/24, Torturing Elvis. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Powerknobs, Benders. Sat 5/31, Stories for Boys. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Generations. Wed 5/28, Scottish McMillan hosts an open mike. Fri 5/30, Crazy Diamond (Pink Floyd tribute). 847-381-8585.

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

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 5/23, Izis, Radiant Darling, Aman. Sat 5/24, Troy, Daniel Roughan & the B-Sides, Ruth Buzzy, Raised on Zenith. Sun 5/25, New Duncan Imperials, Polkaholics. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 5/27, Dave Uhrich. Wed 5/28, Angelo Chresanthakes, Second Hand Poets, Farewell Drive. Thu 5/29, Wade, Cyclones, Lucky Stiffs. Fri 5/30, Sylvain Sylvain, Peelers, Goldstars. Sat 5/31, Rosedales, Gaskit, Eric & the Implants, Blue Nova. Sun 6/1, Michael Carpenter. 773-281-4444.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Everyday Celebrity, Uno de Mas, Brains. Sat 5/24, Piramide, Screaming Demons, Deuce. Wed 5/28, Last Call, Kaspar Hauser, Ed Gray, Teen Wolf. Thu 5/29, Nanuco, Undo. Fri 5/30, ODM, Sfumato, E-Gregor. Sat 5/31, Talman Project, Zamandoque. 773-278-5785.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Performers nightly in the first-floor dining room: Saturdays, 7 PM, Buddy Charles. Mondays, 8 PM, Bob Solone. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Ester Hana. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Buddy Charles. 773-435-0130.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Sun 5/25, Parr-5, Cape Renewal, Myllhouse. Sun 6/1, Rocky Denis, Shooting Blanks, Burnside Bridge, Fetor. 773-235-9100.

BINNY'S BEVERAGE DEPOT 3000 N. Clark: Saturdays, 1-5 PM, and Fridays, 3-7 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.

BONE DADDY 551 N. Ogden: Music starts at noon. Sun 5/25 and Sun 6/1, Chris Walz. 312-226-6666.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 5/23, 6 PM, Killer, Premonitions of War, A Life Once Lost, Beyond the Sixth Seal, On Broken Wings, Death Explode, Hewhocorrupts (all-ages); 10:30 PM, Premium, Chinese Downhill, Rock Star Club, Omegamen. Sat 5/24, 5 PM, Usurper, November's Doom, Disinter, Summer Dying, Inflict, Convectum (all-ages); 10:30 PM, Assembly, Helicopter Helicopter, Rockaway Cobra, Missile. Sun 5/25, DJ Rick Ness. Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Matthew, Halogens, Sono, Spindle. Thu 5/29, 9 PM, Damn Dirty Apes, Typewriter. Fri 5/30, 6 PM, Garden of Dreams, Twice Removed, Neptune Crash, Aloe (all-ages); 10:30 PM, Underwater People. Sun 6/1, 9 PM, Beer Nuts, High Plains Drifters, Rock & Roll Daredevils. 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, Nine Miles, Hillbilly Winos. Sat 5/24, Broken Grass, Angola. Sundays, Terrapin Flyer. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. Thu 5/29, Olospo. Fri 5/30, Jacob Wesley. Sat 5/31, Cedarcase. 773-384-8600.

BRAUER HOUSE 57 N. Hillside Ave., Hillside: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 5/24, Burbanks. 708-449-8900.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 W. Main, Lake Zurich: Fri 5/23, 7 PM, Coventry Jones. Sundays, 3 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Fri 5/30, 7 PM, Jim Henning & James Wayman. 847-550-1127.

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

BURNING AMBITIONS 19 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 5/23, 9 PM, Biff & the Waybacks. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Paul Allodi. 847-358-0384.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Fri 5/23, 8:30 PM, Paul Wenzel. 847-256-8870.

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

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/23, Susie Gomez & the Hollywoods. Sat 5/24, Wild Ones. 773-384-2547.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Sundays, Ryan Flagstaff. 773-227-2277.

CARY'S LOUNGE 2251 W. Devon: No cover. Mondays, 9:30 PM, acoustic open mike. 773-743-5737.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Segue. 847-647-8282.

CHANGES 260 Cunningham, Park Forest: Sat 5/24, 8 PM, Bruce Holmes. 708-747-9190.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Sat 5/24, 8 PM, Wine Poetry, Chocolate Revolver. Sun 5/25, 7 PM, Robber's Daughter. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wed 5/28, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone. Sat 5/31, 6 PM, Ideologists (all-ages). 773-743-5650.

CHICAGO BEACH CAFE Theater on the Lake, 2400 N. Lake Shore Dr.: Sat 5/24, 1 PM, Jesse Scinto & the Dignitaries. Mon 5/26, 6 PM, Rabble Rousers (no cover). 773-404-3600.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 Wyse, Schaumburg: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, Seventh Heaven, Austin Mayfield Project. Sat 5/24, Catfight, Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute). Fri 5/30, Peg 7, Amy Peterson. Sat 5/31, Arra, Meadia. 847-524-9910.

CIAO FOR NOW 32 E. Grand, Fox Lake: Fri 5/23 and Fri 5/30, 9 PM, DJs spin and host karaoke. 847-973-8250.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fourth Friday of every month, Chicago Kings. 773-325-2233.

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. Thu 5/29, DJ Bob spins metal, classic rock, stoner rock, and black metal. 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.

COZZI'S ADVENTURE GOLF & GAMES 405 Rand, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM. Fri 5/23, Gypsy. Sat 5/24, David Bruce. Fri 5/30, Paul Allodi. Sat 5/31, Jory Lyle. 847-438-8088.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Scotty Mix. Sat 5/24, Libido Funk Circus. 847-952-8555.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/24, Pat McCurdy. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-528-7569.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 5/23, 9:30 PM, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Trouble, Pimps, Smoke, Waste, Ion Vein. Sun 5/25, 9:30 PM, Third World. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Sat 5/31, DJ Teddy (no cover). 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 5/23, Maggie Speaks. Sat 5/24, Michael Heaton Band. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 5/30, American English (Beatles tribute). Sat 5/31, Sofa Kings. 847-541-4700.

CUCINA PARADISO 814 North, Oak Park: Thursdays, 7 PM, Pamela Sue Fox. 708-848-3434.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Cabaret Room and the Piano Bar. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, 8 PM, and Sun 5/25, 7 PM, Denise Tomasello. Fri 5/23, 10:30 PM, Naked (Leonard Cohen tribute). Saturdays, 10:30 PM, Stephen Rader (Dolly Parton tribute). Wed 5/28 through Sat 5/31, 8 PM, and Sun 6/1, 7 PM, Sharon McNight. Fri 5/30, 10:30 PM, Grapefruit Moon (Tom Waits tribute). 773-278-1830.

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

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 5/25, Andrew Malcolm. Mon 5/26, Rob Hernquist spins punk. Tue 5/27, Horizontal Action DJs spin. Wed 5/28, DJ Joe C. spins (tribute to June Carter Cash). Thu 5/29, Chuck Wren spins ska and reggae. 773-472-2771.

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, percussionist Louie Louie. Sat 5/24, Mr. A.L.I., Dajae, Carla Prather, DJ Jamie 3:26, DJ Inc. Sundays, Water with Kennedy Octane and others spinning Afrobeat, Brazilian bossa, global house, and downtempo. Mon 5/26, 5 PM, DJ Inc. Wed 5/28, Peven Everett. Thu 5/29, 9 PM, Sumo with percussionist Louie Louie & DJ Hiroki. Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Gerry Johnson with percussionist Louie Louie & DJ Inc. Sat 5/31, Mr. A.L.I., Dajae, Carla Prather, Vic Lavender, DJ Inc. Sun 6/1, 8 PM, Phil Upchurch. 312-421-1759.

DIZZY'S BAR 401 S. Route 83, Grayslake: Music starts at 8 PM. Tuesdays, Chris Sipos hosts an open mike. 847-223-7788.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Dixie Witch, Debris Inc., Acid King, High Plains Drifters. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Back Fur More. Sun 5/25, 10 PM, Local H (see Spot Check), Wrens, Sullen (see Spot Check). Tue 5/27, 9 PM, Raveonettes, Vue, Sounds. Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Bad Wizard, Thunderwing, Last Vegas, Mighty Fine Machine, DJ Tony McQuaid. Thu 5/29, 9 PM, Fags (see Spot Check), M's, Gadjits, Dames. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Dan Darrah, Homunculus, King Solomon's Grave. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Nina Hagen, Evil Beaver. Sun 6/1, 8 PM, 12 Stones, Double Drive, Presence. 773-489-3160.

DUFFY'S 420 W. Diversey: Sat 5/31, Voices. 773-549-9090.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, I-Lites. Sat 5/24, Axegrinder. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 5/30, Covergurl. Sat 5/31, Twenty. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Bent-til-Broken. 708-788-4071.

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 5/23, Nuisance, Life Without, Savitre. Sat 5/24, Friend of Pete, Ten With Strangers. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 45s (no cover). Wednesdays, Evidence (no cover). Thu 5/29, Members Only. Fri 5/30, Terata, Smack. Sat 5/31, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute). 847-358-9150.

THE EDGE 147th & Cicero, Midlothian: Sun 6/1, 6 PM, Dave Carlson (Elvis tribute). 708-687-4244.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fri 5/23, Pinch, Lyla Stone, Dopes, Stroller. Sundays, Sumo host an acid-jazz improv. Mon 5/26, Frank performs at the Chicago Rock Club showcase. Tue 5/27, Marty Gadzinowski, Synge, Cold Turkey Obscurity. Wed 5/28, Bleeding Charity, Grandpa's Pants, Void Where Prohibited. Thu 5/29, Undercast, Madahari, Skinvent. Fri 5/30, Sober Dozi, Walking Man, Psycho Ex-Lover. Sat 5/31, Bumpus, Moving Parts. Sun 6/1, Sean Kelly, Tom Askin. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Prefuse 73, Four Tet, Manitoba, A Grape Dope. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Dictators, Returnables (see Spot Check), Paperbacks. Sun 5/25, 9:30 PM, Murmur, Impossible Recording Machine, Anatomic. Mon 5/26, 9:30 PM, Jesus & the Devil, 2 Ton Levy, Twin Wrecks, Memory. Tue 5/27, 9 PM, Pole, MC Fat Jon, Popkan, Lowdjo, K-Scape. Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Zion I, Lyrics Born, Lifesavas, Odd Jobs, Diverse. Thu 5/29, 9:30 PM, Rollo Tomasi, Viza-Noir (see Spot Check), No Hay Banda. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Lilys, Swirlies, Lucida. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Neil Michael Hagerty & the Howling Hex, Subarachnoid Space, Paik. Sun 6/1, 9:30 PM, Aeffect. 773-276-3600.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: 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. Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/31, Dub Dis. Sat 5/24, Rasta Kelly. Sun 5/25, Indika. Mondays, Daddy Lester. Fri 5/30, Flex Crew. Sun 6/1, Devon Brown. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly. Fridays and Saturdays, Joe Garza, DJ Pascal, Jeff Moyer. Sundays, DJs spin metal and industrial. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Wednesdays, DJ Alex, DJ Danny. 773-395-2700.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Anish. 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Fridays, DJ 2 Much Funk. 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; DJ Zuaz spins until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 5/23, JP & the Cats. Sat 5/24, 4-Cast. Thu 5/29, Jim Wojdyla. Fri 5/30, Anxiety Society. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 5/23, Joe. Sat 5/24, Max Candy. Mondays, DJ Marcy. Tuesdays, open mike with Nicky's Band. Fri 5/30, Bloodbath. Sat 5/31, Day Tripper. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7-11 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Tea. 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 5/23, 6 PM, Bigwig, Much the Same, Stereotyperider, Bomb; 10 PM, Buck 65 (see Critic's Choice), MC Longshot, Jet by Day. Sat 5/24, 5 PM, Tossers, Siderunners, Phantom Three; 9 PM, Murder in the Red Barn, Pines, Prosperity Wallet. Sun 5/25, 5 PM, Against Me, Fifth-Hour Hero, Short Round, After the Fall; 9 PM, Major Stars (see Critic's Choice), Heathen Shame (see Critic's Choice), Life Partners, L.A. Drugs. Tue 5/27, 8 PM, Coachwhips (see Critic's Choice), X27, Jeremiad. Wed 5/28, 6 PM, Kid Gorgeous, Judas Cradle, Forever Is Forgotten. Thu 5/29, 6 PM, Brandston, Polymer, Horace Pinker, Celestial Static, Guff. Fri 5/30, 6 PM, Esoteric, Plan of Attack, Amish Armada, Profits. Sat 5/31, 6 PM, the Ghost, Mount St. Helens, Stillwell, Irradio. Sun 6/1, 5 PM, Suicide Note, Saved by Grace, Dearest Fae. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Sleepy LaBeef. Tue 5/27, 9 PM, Siderunners, Dry County, Naomi Ashley & County Fair. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Candye Kane. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 11 PM, DJs spin in the loft. 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 5/23, Paula Mengarelli. Wed 5/28, Shards host an open mike (no cover). Sat 5/31, Lincoln Logs. 847-821-1234.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7 PM, Jack Crofoot. 773-528-4033.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 5/23, 9:30 PM, Twist & Shout. Fri 5/30, 9:30 PM, dueling pianos. 630-416-4898.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 5/31, Don Conoscenti. 219-464-4700.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays through Mondays (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ JC. Mondays, DJ Seoul spins punk. Wednesdays, Swizzle Tree & others. 773-248-3330.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 5/23, Green Gnome Project. Sat 5/24, Reactavox, Photographic Scientists. Wed 5/28, Nancy Connelly & Garret Lane. Thursdays, open mike with Sara Sara. Fri 5/30, Superchrist. Sat 5/31, Nancy/Scott B./Gaye Spiegel Band. 773-489-5471.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 5/23, 6 PM, Will Clark hosts "Cocktails With the Porn Stars"; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 5/24, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols; 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sun 5/25, 6 PM, Honey West & Michael McAssey; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Bill Underwood. Mon 5/26, 7:30 PM, Jeff Roscoe performs at auditions for Naked Boys Singing; 9:30 PM, Nan Mason & Bill Underwood. Tue 5/27, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter hosts a jam session; 9:30 PM, Dan Stetzel hosts an open mike. Wed 5/28, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 5/29, 7:30 PM, Jared Saunders; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 5/30, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 5/31, 7:30 PM, Catherine Smitko & Lex McCauley; 10 PM, Mark Farris. 773-348-1053.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne. Fri 5/23, 9 PM, and Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Paul Marinaro & John Paluch. Sun 5/25, 9 PM, Jeff Roscoe hosts an open mike. Tue 5/27, 9 PM, Michael McAssey. Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM, Paul Marinaro & Russ Long. 312-836-0933.

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

GIO'S SPORTS BAR 4857 N. Damen: Every other Friday, 9 PM, open mike (no cover). 773-334-0345.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Thursdays, 9 PM, local music showcase and open stage (no cover). 773-549-9624.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 5/23, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. 773-395-0066.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Jack Straw. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Swansea Mass, Millimeters Mercury, Logic of Elliot. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Unique Chique, Electric. Sun 5/25, 9 PM, Kid Dakota, Lesser Birds of Paradise, Branches. Thu 5/29, 9 PM, Style, Wendy DeBias. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Loraxx, Pelican, Barbeau. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Alex Skolnick, Family Style. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, 10 PM, DJs spin garage, funk, & R&B. Wed 5/28, Barrelhouse Bonni, James Porter performs at U-Lock Rock. 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Ben Hollis. 773-465-8005.

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute), Mother's Little Helper, Dayna Lane. 773-348-0009.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fridays, 5:30 PM, live karaoke with the Hootenanners. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, DJ Chris Jern. Mon 5/26, 9:30 PM, Tractor Kings. Wed 5/28, 9:30 PM, DJ EJ. Thu 5/29, 8 PM, the Spring perform at a party for Pindeldyboz magazine. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, DJ Rudy Day. Sun 6/1, 2 PM, Superstar Kids' Show with Mr. Rudy Day, the Struts, Jon Langford, Kelly Hogan, Rick "Cookin'" Sherry, Justin Roberts, Evelyn Weston, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis, Mark Greenberg, Kevin O'Donnell (benefit for Chicago Women's Health Center). 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 5/23, Groovepushers, Hot Oil Treatment. Sat 5/24, Face of Fury, WHT, Crazed. Sun 5/25, 9:30 PM, open mike & hip-hop jam hosted by members of Family of Souls (no cover). Wednesdays, open mike (no cover). Fri 5/30, Kongfuzi, Milkplow. Sat 5/31, Dreaming Tree, Memphis Wolf. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Backyard Variety Show hosted by Douglas Grew (18 & over). 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 5/24, 7 and 11:45 PM, DMX (early show all-ages; late show 18 & over). Tue 5/27, 8 PM, the Cramps, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Phenoms (18 & over). Wed 5/28, 6:30 PM, Michelle Branch (sold out). Thu 5/29, 9 PM, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Eddie Shaw. Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples (sold out). Sat 5/31, 6:30 PM, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (18 & over). 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 4:30 PM, Hashbrowns. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 5/24, Three Minute Mile. 312-245-0333.

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 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, 8 PM, "You-Sing-It Sundays" live karaoke hosted by Bill Larkin. 312-863-7427.

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

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

JEFFERSON TAP 325 N. Jefferson: Music after 9 PM. Sat 5/24, Bongo Larry. Sat 5/31, Sound Control DJs. 312-648-0100.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, Walkman Light, No Lessons, Epic Band perform at "College Party 2003" with DJs Ryan Pullano & Dirty Dave. Sat 5/24, Da Brat, Bone Crusher, David Banner. Fri 5/30, Never the Hero. Sat 5/31, Then Again. 312-337-3486.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Sat 5/24, 9:30 PM, Matt Pinizotto, Demos Petropoulos & Chris Neal. 773-348-7592.

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, live karaoke. 630-325-3732.

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, DJ Structure. 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 Scott Lucas. Thursdays, DJ Rick Ness. 773-665-1110.

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

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln: Fridays, 9 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. Fridays and Thursdays, DJ Mach 1. Saturdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, DJ Victor R., DJ Stixx spin hip-hop and house. 773-348-5100.

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

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Trip Daddies, Gravetones, Cocktail Preachers, Plan 9 From Outer Space. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, AKA, Primo, Dexter. Sun 5/25, 10 PM, Soulfix, Ghettobillies. Tue 5/27, 9 PM, Bucky Halker & the Complete Unknowns. Wed 5/28, 10 PM, Kick the Cat, Tom McCarthy. Thu 5/29, 8:30 PM, Nitwit Science performs at the Edge comedy showcase. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Phil Angotti & the Idea, Yesmen, Ripp Winkler. 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.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar & lounge; no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Teflan, DJ Erica. Wed 5/28, 7:30 PM, Joey Edwin. 312-957-0460.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Lightning & Thunder (Neil Diamond tribute). Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Chicago Afro Beat Project. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 5/29, 7:30 PM, Kate Pierson, Graham Parker & Bill Janovitz perform "From a Window: The Lost Songs of Lennon & McCartney." Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Brother Brother, Stephanie Rogers. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Frank Bang & the Gang, Lubriphonic, Dirty Love. 773-404-9494.

MCGEE'S 950 W. Webster: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Elevation (U2 tribute). 773-549-8200.

MCNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 York, Elmhurst: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/24, British Export (Beatles tribute). 630-941-7100.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 5/23, 6 PM, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra (see Critic's Choice), Yerba Buena (benefit for HotHouse; all-ages); 11:30 PM, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks (see Critic's Choice), Azita (18 & over). Sun 5/25, 6 PM, Cold, Finger 11, Reach 454 (all-ages). Thu 5/29, 6:30 PM, Troubled Hubble, Detholz, Written in the Sand (all-ages). Sat 5/31, 5:30 PM, Mustard Plug, Planet Smashers, Know How, Spitvales, Insatiable, DJ Chuck Wren (all-ages). Sun 6/1, 6:30 PM, Agnostic Front, Murphy's Law, Madball, Death Threat (all-ages). 773-549-0203.

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

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Sundays, 10 PM, open mike. Mondays, 10 PM, DJs spin. 708-366-8073.

MOLLY'S PIANO CABARET 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Larry B. 708-366-8073.

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.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/23, Union Pulse, Freezing Rain, Yowlie, Loaded. Sat 5/24, Zero Defects, Knockhopper, Green Gnome Project, Sound Mob. Sundays, On Da Groove open jam. Wed 5/28, Maniacal Bill & the Enablers. Thu 5/29, Lacquer, Black Bear Combo, Monkeys in Man Suits. 773-486-7774.

MYRON & PHIL 3900 W. Devon, Lincolnwood: Restaurant. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 7 PM, pianist Johnny Burnett. 847-677-6663.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 5/23, 8 PM, BBI. Sat 5/24, 3:30 PM, Saturday June Band; 8 PM, Shawn Christopher Band. Sun 5/25, 3:30 PM, Flapjacks; 8 PM, Big Hello. Mon 5/26, 8 PM, the Business. Wed 5/28, 5:30 PM, Maggie Speaks. Thu 5/29, 5:30 PM, Twist & Shout (Beatles tribute). Sat 5/31, 8 PM, World Class Noise. Sun 6/1, 12:30 PM, Hurricane Gumbo; 5:30 PM, 215 West. 312-595-7437.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Juleps, Fonnmohr. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Vortis, Dead Electric, Super 8 Cum Shot. Sun 5/25, 7 PM, Unstrung Heroes with Matt & John Spiegel. Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin soul & hip-hop. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Peter Stuart, Cameron McGill (18 & over). Thu 5/29, 8 PM, Trent Summar & the New Row Mob, Saps, Delafields. 847-869-0450.

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

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 5/24, Big Sweaty Men. Sat 5/31, Dave Specter. 773-252-1155.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Just Another Band. Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Maggot Twat, Ravensthorn, Wounded, Black Orchid. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, MST (Michael Schenker tribute). 773-794-1317.

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

NOBLE THEATER COMPANY 16 W. Randolph: Music and comedy at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Weird Sisters with Cayne Collier and Darren Stephens. Sat 5/24, Roxy Bellows with Noise Conspiracy and Scott Woldman. Thu 5/29, Freddy Allen & Amy Armstrong with Andy Head & Cayne Collier. Fri 5/30, Weird Sisters with Dag Juhlin and Scott Woldman. Sat 5/31, Roxy Bellows with Naomi Ashley, Ben Benedict, and the Marabous. 312-726-1156.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Fri 5/23, Monster Trux, Gelheads, Decibators. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Crash Poet, D'z Nutz, Blown, the Effect, Januz, Who Did Bender, Mindsight 20/20, Torn, Luster perform at Chicago Style Slam Fest 2003; after the show, Electronic Music Explosion with Tenth Degree & DJ Fascist. Sun 5/25, 8 PM, Bongzilla, American Heritage, School Shooter, Where the Moon Came From, Sweet Cobra; 10 PM, Papa G. Mon 5/26, DJ Mos-Definite, Stedy Serv with DJs John Swift & Clash Titan, and break-dance performances by CISA Rockers & Brickheadz. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Alo, DJ I-Ron, DJ Fuego, Larry Millah. Wed 5/28, Detour, 4CC, Meatwater, Chinese Finger Trap. Fri 5/30, Lucius Warbaby, F.O.S. Sat 5/31, Dhatura, Meqqa, Bluestone, Driven. Sun 6/1, 9 PM, Free Wheels, Gunshy. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fri 5/23, 6 PM, Saltwater Vampires, Twin Haters, Peeleo, Ghettobillies (all-ages); 9:45 PM, Donnyboy the Rocker, Peeleo, Kraven Moorehead, Broken Release. Sat 5/24, 5 PM, Immortality, VD6, Lifter, Blage (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Michael McDermott, Joe Blazer. Tue 5/27, 1 PM, Zandelle, Nasty Savage, Metalucifer, Meliah Rage, Pagan War Machine, Vyndykator, October 31, Rival 6:10, Katagory, Image, Catch-22, Twelfth Gate, Twilight Odyssey, Desecrator. Fri 5/30, 6 PM, God Help Us, Spent, Grindbox, Fifty Caliber (all-ages); 10 PM, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute). Sat 5/31, 5 PM, 9mm, Desolate Sky, Dropmouth, Inner Chains (all-ages); 11 PM, Kashmir (Led Zeppelin tribute). Sun 6/1, 2:30 PM, Southside Massacre with No One, A.D.D., Head On, Dumpstar, Flathead Fillups, Single File Suicide, Neotribe, Blackout, Quick Change, Spil, Simple Something, Grind Box, Swidden, Kingside, Drop, Dreadlocked, Fractured, and Psycho Scapegoat. 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, and Dean Martin. Fri 5/23, Deja Vu. Wednesdays and Thursdays, DJs spin. Fri 5/30, Standing Room Only. 630-629-2940.

115 BOURBON ST. 3359 W. 115th, Merrionette Park: Fri 5/23, 10 PM, Remedy. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Lounge Puppets. Sun 5/25, 3 PM, Kimi Hayes Band; 9 PM, Tiffany, Remedy, Simmering. Mon 5/26, 10 PM, Kimi Hayes Band. Thu 5/29, 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Catfight. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Seventh Heaven. Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Flapjacks. 708-388-8881.

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

OTTO'S 118 E. Lincoln Highway, De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Reverend Horton Heat. 815-758-2715.

OTTO'S UNDERGROUND 118 E. Lincoln Highway, De Kalb: Music after 8 PM; no cover. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Reverend Flydaddy & the Sinners. Mon 5/26, open mike. 815-758-2715.

PENNY ROAD PUB Penny & Old Sutton, Barrington Hills: Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Project.44, Aenima (Tool tribute), Disonic. 847-428-0562.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/23, La Kausa. Sat 5/24, DJ Gold D. Sun 5/25, Treatment. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. Wed 5/28, Sub Coma, Monster Honkey. Thu 5/29, Et Cetera. Fri 5/30, Rotgut. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, live karaoke. Sat 5/24, Rockit Girl. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Post Haste. Sat 5/31, Bon Mots, Analog Radio. 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. Fri 5/23, Johnny Payne & friends. Sat 5/24, Woody Johnson Band. Fri 5/30, Magic Red & the Voodoo Tribe. 815-477-0340.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Destroy Everything, Lynyrd's Innards (see Spot Check), Grinner, Dirtbox Racers. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Geese, Arco Flute Foundation, A John Henry Memorial. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Fellow Project. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, 41 Rivers, Sweet Heat, Mummy the Peepshow, It Burns. Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Descendro Allegro, Velcro Lewis & His 100 Proof Band, North Atlantic. 773-248-3093.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2401 N. Western: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 5/24, Trelogic. 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, 10 PM, open mike. 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; 11:30 PM, Phil Baron & Ruby Harris. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 11:45 PM, Gary Filip. Thursdays, 8 PM, Tom Linsk & Lisa McClowry; 11:45 PM, Kenny Phelps. 312-640-1000.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 PM Thursdays; no cover Thursdays. Thu 5/29, Ultramaxx. 773-645-5200.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Wednesdays, 9 PM, and Fridays, 10 PM, drum circle. Sat 5/24, 5 PM, Jeff Wichman plays trumpet and kodo at "Ba-Boom! The Infinite Heartbeat"; midnight, Environmental Encroachment. Tue 5/27, 9 PM, open floor "Tap Jam." Thursdays, 10 PM, Leddie Garcia, Taylor, Rick Garcia. Sat 5/31, 5 PM, Mark Messing plays brass at "Ba-Boom! The Infinite Heartbeat." 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 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Holland, Slick, Dropmouth. Sat 5/24, Dawn Patrol. Fri 5/30, Festus Rage, Max Cady Band. Sat 5/31, Person to Person, Fonograf. 630-543-3101.

ROUND LAKE SOCIAL CLUB Round Lake: Sat 5/31, 5 PM, Rule 22, It Burns, Mummy the Peepshow, This Day, Male Model of the Year, Vote Toby, Anti-Cure (all-ages). 847-546-9813.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 5/23, 7 PM, Exo, Julie Korman (all-ages); 10 PM, Phil Rockrohr & the Lifters, Monkey Paw, Regal Standard. Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Dressy Bessy (see Spot Check), Oranges Band, Wanamaker. Sun 5/25, 6 PM, Red Wanting Blue, Ordinary Peoples, Oval Opus (all-ages). Tue 5/27, 8 PM, Vienna Teng, Peter Stuart (18 & over). Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Paper Airplane Pilots, Changes. Thu 5/29, 9 PM, Cary Pierce, Gayle Ritt. Fri 5/30, 10 PM, Verbena, Webb Brothers, Kim. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Funeral Home Photographer, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Mark Eitzel, Rob McColley. Sun 6/1, 8 PM, Spymob, LAX. 773-525-2508.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Dave Tamkin & the PPC. Sat 5/24, Steepwater Band. 847-991-2150.

SMALL BAR 2956 N. Albany: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 5/24, Q Blue. 773-509-9888.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 5/24, Jesse Scinto & the Dignitaries. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Jerry Barry & Jim Desmond. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Thu 5/29, Fabulous Frank & Dave. 312-441-9334.

SPAREROOM 2416 W. North: Fri 5/23, 7 PM, Djalma Primordial Science. 773-489-3734.

SPOKEN WORD CAFE 4655 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 8 PM, House of Twang. 773-373-2233.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, hip-hop, and disco. 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. 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room after 9 PM: Fri 5/23, Abstract Giants, P-1. Sat 5/24, T-Model Ford, Robert Belfour, Sol Reys. Sun 5/25, Seek, DJ Twilite Tone. Wed 5/28, Plan B. Thu 5/29, Minds of Spain, Nyco. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Three Card Guts, Those Kids (benefit for the Lesbian Community Cancer Project). Sat 5/31, Deadly Dragon Sound System. Sun 6/1, live karaoke. 773-278-6600.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Fri 5/23, 9 PM, Metalux, Neil Jendon & Eric Leonardson. Sat 5/24, 9 PM, See More Perspective, Itch 13, Spidah, C-1-2. 773-862-3616.

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

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Jason. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike. 773-665-4410.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Scottish McMillan, Andreas Kapsalis, Tristen. Sat 5/24, 7 PM, Debe Welch, Andy Germak, Dave Sills, Carmin Turco. Sun 5/25, 7 PM, Bruce Holmes, Julie Frost, Josh Kaufman. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Adam Marsland. Thu 5/29, 7 PM, Martha's Trouble, Eric Himan. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Abe Quigley, Adrianne Serna, Laura Boton. Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Dylan Rice, Al Rose, Milton. Sun 6/1, 8 PM, Steve Lee. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, live karaoke. Thursdays, DJ Scott Farkus. 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. Mon 5/26, 10 PM, Pete Special Band. Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Heather Horton Band; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

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

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/23, Acme Muso. Sat 5/24, Mike & Joe. Fri 5/30, Lowdown, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 5/31, Red Woody. 630-264-2739.

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

WEEDS 1555 N. Dayton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 5/23, all-star jam. Fri 5/30, Global Statement. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/23, Universal Expression. Sat 5/24, Zeleke, Dansika. Sundays, Gizzae. Mon 5/26, Chaka B, Zulu Nation. Tuesdays, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. Thursdays, Carl Brown. Fri 5/30, Dub Dis. Sat 5/31, Zeleke, Kwame, Indika. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Sour Deluxe, Wes Hollywood Show, Chris Gilmartin. Sat 5/24, Supermint, Gidgets Ga Ga, Welcome to Ashley, Marizen. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Gary Stier & the Sleepless Knights. Mondays, 11 PM, live karaoke. Tue 5/27, Eric Howell & the Implants, Run of the Mill, Ted Lukas. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Domestic Imports, Fetor, Kevin McLemore, Mike Wilke (benefit for WRDP). Thu 5/29, Sonnets, My Left Arm, Balloonatic, Lauren Drexler (benefit for Hostage Radio). Fri 5/30, Spread, Gelflings, Infrasonics, My Secret Service. Sat 5/31, First Name Basis, Dazy Head Mazy, Stereo South, Tim. Sun 6/1, 8 PM, Arbo, Saving Ray, Ide. 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.

BADA BING 1840 W. North: Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s synth wave, goth, and industrial dance (no cover). 773-395-1000.

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. Sundays, 10 PM, DJ Chester. 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. Thursdays, 10 PM, Heather Doble. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin nightly until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ PCS, DJ 33-1/3. Saturdays, DJ Vic the Wolf, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Sundays, DJ PCS. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Tuesdays, Risky Bizness, DJ Heather spin new wave and pop. Wednesdays, DJ Andrew. Thursdays, DJ FLX, Chris Million. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ Sadar, DJ Richie Rich spin disco, rare groove, and underground. 773-278-5785.

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. Sat 5/24, Heather Doble. Tuesdays, DJ Sinjin & guests spin techno. Wed 5/28, Teebee, Poolside, Cringer & Kee. Thu 5/29, John Evolution, Tolgar Alpagut, Chris Gin. Sat 5/31, Lego. 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, DJ 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.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Billy Seagrave spins industrial, electro, synth pop, and noise. Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Danny the Wildchild, Bear Who?, DJ Rebecca (18 & over). 773-975-0505.

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. Mondays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Victor R., DJ Finesse, DJ Danny Boy. Wednesdays, DJs spin salsa. Thursdays, DJ Smurf spins hip-hop. 312-475-9800.

CACTUS CLUB 1112 N. State: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, 9 PM-2 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 and Saturdays, 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: Saturdays, 6 PM-3 AM, and Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 6 PM-2 AM, DJs spin; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. Sun 5/25, Tony Touch, DJ Muggs. 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, 9 PM, Jesse de la Pena spins Brazilian lounge, jungle, drum & bass, bossa nova & Afrobeat (no cover). 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.

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.

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

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.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Fridays, 11 PM, Ron Troupe & Shaun T. spin house. Saturdays, 6 PM, Malik Shabazz & Beto Roxx spin hip-hop, house, and R&B. 773-235-5700.

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 Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Slim, Katfish, Zanman, Pat Mann & Spankie. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays and Tuesdays, Pat Mann. 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 Wildchild, 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: Saturdays, 7 PM-3 AM, Sundays, 8 PM-2 AM, and Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 7 PM-2 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; no cover. 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. 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 Pena, 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. Wednesdays, DJ Freckles spins hip-hop and house. 312-627-0409.

HOGS & HONEYS 1555 N. Sheffield: Saturdays, 9 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-2 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: Sat 5/31, 11 PM, DJ Tiesto (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); patio open all season. Fridays, Evan Coleman spins funk, house, and hip-hop. Saturdays, Andrew YKK spins R&B, soul, disco, and funk. Sundays, DJ Joan of Arc, DJ Detroit Girl. Wednesdays, DJ Papa G spins, with fortune tellers. Thursdays, DJ Axis spins hip-hop, rock, and new wave. 773-394-2066.

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.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Sundays, 8 PM, Hot Boyz Tone & Shag host Sassy Sundays with Lady Red, Nina Shantell, Donnie Devo, DJ R Dubb & Pharris Thomas. Wednesdays, Psycho Bitch, Teri Bristol. 312-337-3486.

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.

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

MARY Y SOL 816 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, Leddie Garcia, DJ Rick Garcia. 312-563-1763.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Sat 5/24, 11 PM, Bill Bennett spins at "Leather Rites: Lights Out" with Queens Day Amsterdam, Vancouver Pride, Mr. Toronto Leather, and Pillage & Plunder (18 & over). 773-549-0203.

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. Tue 5/27, Bear Who?. Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Bear Who?, DJ Majid. 312-828-9000.

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Fri 5/23, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Mauricio spins Colombian, salsa, merengue, cumbia, and house; DJs Raja & Banti spin hip-hop and bhangra. Saturdays, Club Babalou DJs spin salsa. 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.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Sun 5/25, Misstress Barbara. 708-756-0600.

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.

ORLY'S 55th and Hyde Park: Saturdays, DJ Stoney. 773-638-2469.

LE PASSAGE 1 Oak Place: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Jernell Geronimo (DJ Matt Wells spins in the Yow Bar). Saturdays, Nandi Maxx spins progressive and hip-hop (DJ Solange spins in the Yow Bar). Wednesdays, Nandi 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, DJ 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.

SAYAT NOVA 157 E. Ohio: Last Saturday of every month, 10 PM, DJ Burak spins Mediterranean, Arabic, Latin, Euro, and Persian dance music. 773-381-7171.

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, Russoul. Mondays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz, DJ Coco. Tuesdays, Andre Harris. Last Wednesday of every month, Peven Everett. Thursdays, Chris Quinn, Bear Who?. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 5/23, Tony Humphries, Stacy Kidd, DJ JS. Sat 5/24, Miles Maeda, Acidman. Sun 5/25, H Foundation, Hipp-E & Halo, Brad Owen, DJ Erin, DJ Abbie. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins ethereal, goth, and electro. Fourth Wednesday of every month, Mike Cook spins rap, rockabilly, 80s metal, and classic rock. Thu 5/29, Justin Long & Sativa, Steve Hitchell, DJ Buckwilde, Marko Katic, Josh Werner. Fri 5/30, Miguel Migs, Josh Deep. Sat 5/31, Jesse de la Pena, Mark Picchiotti, Johnny Fiasco. 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. 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, DJ Goose, Ronnie G., DJ Abyss. Saturdays, Andrew Vonn spins house and hip-hop. Sun 5/25, DJ Red Lox spins hip-hop, bhangra, and reggae (benefit for the family of Sukhdev Dave). Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn spins metal. Thursdays, Andre Harris, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Sundays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. 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.

SUPERLOUNGE 209 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays) Fridays, DJ Matty, Chris Quinn. Saturdays, Harry the Blade, DJ Tobias. Wednesdays, Justin Reed, DJ Solace spin Brazilian and Latin house. Thursdays, Shaka 23. Last Friday of every month, Bear Who?, DJ Lego, Julio Bishop. 312-223-9232.

SWANK 710 N. Wells: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Saturdays, DJ Vic, DJ Isaac. Tuesdays, DJ Danny Boy. Wednesdays, Psycho Bitch, Nick Cam Cam, DJ Taso, DJ Danny Boy. 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.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Alberto "Escandalo" Gomez, Marco Hernandez, Carlos Rodriguez spin salsa and merengue. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Chris Tomasone, DJ Goose, Flipside, Jayfunk. Thu 5/29, Scott Bond. 312-491-9729.

TRIPLE D'S 1902 W. Irving Park: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Dealers, Mark Denardo, Miles Tillman, DJ Yzgi. 773-871-6239.

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 Fridays and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Fri 5/23, 9 PM-4 AM, Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock. Sat 5/24, DJ Heather, DJ Lego, Joey Swanson. Sun 5/25, Mauro Picotto, Teri Bristol, Psycho Bitch, Szmurlo & Sanchez, Tony 2 Much, Flipside, Slim Maybe. Mondays, DJ Theory, DJ Structure. Fri 5/30, A.R.E. Weapons, Ryan Bedlam, Pier Novikov. 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 Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Theory, Chris Tomasone, Peter Haze. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Mach 1, Peter Haze spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop & R&B. 312-337-8080.

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. Fri 5/23, Kevin Yost. Sat 5/24, Layo & Bushwacka. Fri 5/30, Kascade, John Howard, Greg Norwood. Sat 5/31, Stacy Pullen, Tim Baker. Sun 6/1, Spacek. 312-787-0400.

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

Folk & Country

Concerts

RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM, SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG Sun 6/1, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CHICAGO: A HOMETOWN TRIBUTE with faculty and staff from the Old Town School of Folk Music. Sat 5/31, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

DRAUPNER Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5625. Sun 6/1, 7 PM, Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark. 773-728-8111.

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE Wed 5/28, 8 PM, St. Mark's, 1509 Ridge, Evanston. 847-784-6739.

TOM HENRY Free in-store performance. Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

DYLAN RICE Free concert. Fri 5/30, noon, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

AARON WILLIAMS Free in-store performance. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

Folk & Country

Clubs

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

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/24, Bert Cattoni Band. 847-381-8585.

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.

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: No cover. Wed 5/28, 8 PM, Kieran Conway. Fri 5/30, 9:30 PM, Celtic Aires. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Gerard Haughey. 708-687-9323.

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.

CLAUS'S 2159 W. Addison: Wed 5/28, 8:30 PM, Billy J. Ivers & Lonesome City Bluegrass Band. 773-472-6160.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, Chico. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session (no cover). 773-878-3343.

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

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Barry Fagan Band. Fri 5/30, Joe McShane. Sat 5/31, Dalriada. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 5/23, 8 and 10:30 PM, Bonnie Koloc. Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Sunnyside Up, Charming Axe. 708-788-2118.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day, Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Sat 5/24, Scottish McMillan, Dinner With Strangers. Fri 5/30, Cornmeal. 847-821-1234.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 5/24, Small Potatoes. Sat 5/31, Draupner. 630-393-1247.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Fri 5/23, Tamarack. 219-464-4700.

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. Fourth Sunday of every month, song circle. 847-662-6500.

GROUNDS FOR APPEAL ESPRESSO BAR & CAFE 3242 S. Oak Park, Berwyn: Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Plank Road Band. 708-749-2233.

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

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

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 5/30, 9:30 PM, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. 312-923-2000.

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. Wednesdays, Irish session. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 5/26, 8 PM, Errigal (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Dooleys. 708-366-8073.

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.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 5/23, Tom Dundee. Fri 5/30, Switchback. 630-969-9720.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN Benefit concert under the direction of Gerome Bell. Sat 5/31, 4 PM, Church of the Epiphany, 201 S. Ashland. 312-427-4830, ext. 3831.

KATHERINE DAVIS TRIO Tue 5/27, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DE PAUL COMMUNITY CHORUS performs a program of spirituals entitled "American Footfalls" under the direction of Martha Swisher; free admission. Sun 6/1, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7262.

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.

LIZ MANDVILLE GREESON Free in-store performance. Thu 5/29, noon, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

TONY ROGERS BAND with Jamiah Rogers performs as part of the AfroFolk Live series; all-ages. Wed 5/28, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

OTIS TAYLOR spins records; free admission. Wed 5/28, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

VOODOO PILOT Free in-store performance. Sat 5/24, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

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. Fri 5/23 and Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Ken Saydak. 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. Mondays, Fri 5/23, and Sat 5/24, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 5/27, Linsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, Grana Louise Band. Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, John Primer & the Real Deal Band with Grana Louise. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sat 5/24, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sun 5/25, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Mon 5/26, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 5/27, Mike Wheeler. Wed 5/28, Pistol Pete. Thu 5/29, Biscuit & the Mix. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 773-528-1012.

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

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Fridays, 9 PM, Al Harris & the Blues Crew. 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.

BRAUER HOUSE 57 N. Hillside Ave., Hillside: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/30, Brother John. 708-449-8900.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant; music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Fri 5/23, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden; 9 PM, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Joel Paterson. Sat 5/24, 6 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Duke Tumatoe, Delta Blues Hog. Sun 5/25, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Tue 5/27, 12: A Tribute to 12-Bar Blues with Local H, Alice Peacock, Cathy Richardson, Ted Ansani & Mike Zelenko (benefit for MusiCares). Wed 5/28, Joanna Connor. Thu 5/29, 5:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 9 PM, Carl Weathersby. Fri 5/30, 3 PM, John Primer; 5 PM, Dion Payton; 8 PM, Kenny Brown; 11 PM, Magic Slim. Sat 5/31, 10 AM, Willie Kent & the Gents host the Blues Breakfast (no cover); 2 PM, Lurrie Bell; 5 PM, Big James & the Chicago Playboys; 8:30 PM, Otis Taylor; 11:30 PM, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sun 6/1, noon, Steepwater Band; 3:30 PM, Matthew Skoller; 7 PM, Phil Guy; 10 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/30, Lurrie Bell. Sat 5/31, Johnny B. Moore Blues Revue. 773-384-2547.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 5/23, Michael Hill & His Blues Mob. Sat 5/24, Paul Reddick & the Sidemen. Fri 5/30, Renee Austin. Sat 5/31, Corey Stevens. 630-513-0074.

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.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music in the Blue Rooster Lounge at 9 PM. Sat 5/31, Liz Mandville Greeson. 630-325-0780.

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

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 5/31, 9:30 PM, Chicago Blues Reunion with Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Harvey Mandel, Zach Wagner & Marcy Levy. Sun 6/1, 7 PM, Leon Redbone. 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 5/24, 9 PM, Phil Guy & the Chicago Machine. Sat 5/31, 9 PM, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. 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.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sat 5/24, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. 773-395-0066.

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

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM on Saturdays. Sat 5/24, Willie Kent & the Gents. Tue 5/27, Brian Lupo Band (no cover). Thursdays, open jam hosted by Sam Cockrell (no cover). Sat 5/31, Jan James Band. 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 5/23 and Sat 5/24, 9:30 PM, Chicago Red Hots. Tue 5/27 and Wed 5/28, 9:30 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Thu 5/29, 9:30 PM, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sat 5/31, 9:30 PM, Chicago Playboys. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 5/23, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-245-0333.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Jr. plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, Eddy Clearwater. Sundays, Charlie Love, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, Lurrie Bell, Marty Sammon Band. Tuesdays, Chris James & Blue Four, Slam Allen. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Thu 5/29, 43rd Street Reunion with Dion Payton & Joanna Connor (live radio broadcast). Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, Larry McCray, Kid Dynamite. 773-477-4646.

LADY BLUE 2953 W. Madison: Saturdays, 10 PM, Sundays, 8 PM, and Fridays, 9 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. 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.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Fri 5/23, 4 PM, Brother John. Mon 5/26, 3:30 PM, Junior & the Ignitors. Fri 5/30, 3:30 PM, Jan James Band; 8 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Sat 5/31, 3:30 PM, Joan Baby. 312-595-7437.

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

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 5/31, Vini & the Demons. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Fri 5/23, J.B. Ritchie Power Blues Band. Sat 5/24, Ken Saydak Trio. Thursdays, Barrelhouse Chuck Duo. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, Blue Rubies. 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. Wed 5/28, Jim Anderson. Sat 5/31, Joanna Connor. 815-477-0340.

PUFFER'S 3350 S. Halsted: Sat 5/24, 10 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 773-927-6073.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 PM Thursdays; no cover Thursdays. Fri 5/23, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang. Sat 5/24, Zora Young. Sun 5/25, Sammy Fender & the Blues Masters. Fri 5/30 through Sun 6/1, Eddy Clearwater. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, Eddie & Jimmy Burns (see Critic's Choice). Sun 5/25, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Tue 5/27 and Sat 5/31, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Thu 5/29, Eddie Taylor Jr., Ariyo, Larry Taylor, Lurrie Bell. Fri 5/30, Kinsey Report. Sun 6/1, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings, Detroit Junior. 773-342-0452.

SATISFIED FROG 29 W 012 Butterfield, Warrenville: Sat 5/24, 9:30 PM, Vini & the Demons. 630-393-2300.

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.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sun 5/25, Dan Darrah. Tue 5/27, Greg Rockingham. Thu 5/29, Grana Louise. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/30, Phil Guy. Sat 5/31, Magic Red & the Voodoo Tribe. 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.

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

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 5/30, Lowdown, Howard & the White Boys. 630-264-2739.

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

Jazz

Concerts

TATSU AOKI & JONATHAN CHEN Free concert. Wed 5/28, 9 PM, Buddy, 1542 N. Milwaukee. 773-342-7332.

ARTS CENTER JAZZ ENSEMBLE with Orbert Davis. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

NICK BROSTE Free concert. Tue 5/27, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1468 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

FREDDY COLE QUARTET performs at the Jazz Unites 28th annual tribute to Duke Ellington, with the Burgess Gardner Sextet and Curie High School Jazz Band. Fri 5/23, 6 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 773-734-2000 or 773-667-2707.

ORBERT DAVIS & ARI BROWN Performance and discussion. Thu 5/29, 7 PM, Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan. 312-427-1676.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ COMBOS under the direction of Peter Ballin; free concert. Tue 5/27, 8 PM, recital hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE under the direction of Bob Lark; free concert. Thu 5/29, 8 PM, Student Center, DePaul University, 2250 N. Sheffield. 773-325-7260.

VON FREEMAN performs with Joel Spencer and Michael Kocour at Northwestern University's Jazz Fest with the Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Jazz Combos. Sat 5/31, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

PETER OPRISKO with the Teddy Lee Orchestra. Sun 5/25, 2 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

ROB PARTON ORCHESTRA, RAVINIA JAZZ SCHOLARS Black-tie-optional benefit for Ravinia Festival's Community Outreach & Education Programs. Sat 5/31, 7 PM, Chicago City Center, 172 W. Adams. 847-266-5089.

JOSHUA REDMAN ELASTIC BAND Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

REVOLUTIONARY SWING ORCHESTRA Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main, St. Charles. 630-584-6300.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO JAZZ X-TET perform works of Billy Strayhorn. Thu 5/29, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 5/23, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturdays, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio. Sat 5/24, 9:30 PM, Johnny Farin. Sundays, 8 PM, Martin Bany. 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 and Wednesdays, noon, Martez Rucker. Tuesdays, 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 5/30, noon, Kim Cusack. Sat 5/31, 9:30 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Sundays, 8 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 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, Rudy Jackson & 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 5/23 and Sat 5/24, Natalie Yokley. Sun 5/25 through Sat 5/31, Bobby Lewis. 312-751-2433.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9 PM. Sat 5/31, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 847-381-8585.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 5/28, Airborne. 630-406-0008.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Tue 5/27, 8 PM, Al Keeler. Fri 5/30, 8:30 PM, James Sanders Quartet. Sat 5/31, 8:30 PM, Wild Ones. 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.

CAFE SHINO 211 E. Ontario: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, Chieko Kurauchi. Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, Vickie Tsunozai. 312-266-2280.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 5/23, 9 PM, Jimmy Niteclub. Sun 5/25, 5 PM, Jerry Owings. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham & Don Stille. Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Tony Smith Show. Sat 5/31, 9 PM, Judy Roberts Quartet. 847-647-8282.

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; no cover. Fri 5/23 and Fri 5/30, Dave Simone Trio. Sat 5/24, Ed Coward Trio. Thu 5/29, Bob Davis 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.

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 5/23, Lake Effect with Bob Davis. 312-421-1759.

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

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Fridays, 8 PM, the Truth. 773-235-5700.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, St. Charles: Music starts at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 5/30, Andy Meacham Trio. Sat 5/31, Ron Smith Trio. 630-377-9222.

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 5/25, 5:30 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, Naperville North Jazz Band. Thu 5/29, 6 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band. 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 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Thu 5/29, Eldee Young & Marshall Vente. 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.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 5/26, John Roothaan Quintet. 773-489-5471.

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

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 5/25, 2 PM, Mark Biegel's Dixie Dogs, Vintage Jazz Quintet. 708-755-8312 or 708-425-4596.

GOURMAND 728 S. Dearborn: No cover. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Nick Alvarez Quartet. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Matt Santos. Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike. 312-427-2610.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tue 5/27, 6 PM, Dennis Luxion Trio (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Thu 5/29, 6-10 PM, Claudia Stefanski Quartet (no cover). 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 5/23, 9 PM, and Sat 5/24, 8 PM, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band (see Critic's Choice). Fridays, 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 5/25, 2 PM, Chicago Improvisers Group; 7 PM, Uptown Poetry Slam with music by Weird Sisters. Sundays, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. 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 5/30, 9 PM, and Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Paul Wertico Trio. 773-878-5552.

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

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 (six-month anniversary party 5/19). 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 10 PM. Sun 5/25, Mike Raynor. Sun 6/1, Red Shift with Dave Rempis, Jim Baker, Jason Roebke, and Tim Daisy. 773-935-2118.

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

JACARANDA 3608 W. 26th: Music at 9 PM. Fri 5/23, Conjunto. Fri 5/30, Angel & the Solar System. 773-521-0095.

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

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 4, 8, and 10 PM Sundays; 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 5/23 through Sun 5/25, Jack DeJohnette, Danilo Perez & Jerome Harris. Tue 5/27 through Sun 6/1, Buster Williams Quartet. 312-670-2473.

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. Thursdays, Tim Tobias. 312-595-5299.

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

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 5/23, 9:30 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. Sundays, 1 PM, Tim Green/Tim McNamara Trio. Mondays, 6 PM, Kimberly Gordon & Chris Foreman (no cover); 9:30 PM, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas, Scott Burns & Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Tue 5/27, 9 PM, Brian O'Hern hosts a "Chanteuse Showcase." Thursdays, John Brumbach Quartet; 9:30 PM, John Brumbach Quartet with Selina Baker. Fri 5/30, 9:30 PM, Layni Katz Trio. 773-348-7592.

LANDMARK INN 1352 Shermer, Northbrook: Fri 5/30, 9 PM, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba. 847-559-1919.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fridays, 10 PM, Brian Citro Quartet & Poetique. 773-728-2663.

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. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Ron Salter & the Most Wanted Jazz Quartet host an open mike. 773-493-3477.

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 5/27, A View From the Side with Eric Koppa, Thaddus Franklin, Sean Parsons, Matt Ulery, and John Smillie. 773-525-2422.

LOUIE'S CHOPHOUSE & BANQUETS 700 W. Jefferson, Shorewood: Thu 5/29, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko with the Jim O'Reilly piano/sax duo. 815-725-9800.

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.

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. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Scott Holman. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Tue 5/27, 8:30 PM, Johnny Frigo Quartet. 773-404-9494.

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra. 630-571-3600.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Wed 5/28, 7 PM, Scott Lies Duo. 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Jazz Jam Adventure. 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 5/25, noon, NU Jazz Quartet. Sun 6/1, noon, NU Quintet. 847-869-0450.

96TH FLOOR LOUNGE 96th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 7 PM. Sun 5/25, Bradley Williams & Gingi Lahera. Mon 5/26, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. Tue 5/27, JoAnn Daugherty. Wed 5/28, Dennis Luxion. Thu 5/29, Frank Portolese. 312-787-9596.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sun 5/25, 7 PM, David Boykin. 773-743-3355.

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.

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, and Dean Martin. Sat 5/24, Rhythm Rockets. 630-629-2940.

100 SOUTH CHOP HOUSE & GRILL 100 S. York, Elmhurst: No cover. Mondays, 7 PM, Marc Pompe Trio. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko Duo. 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 5/23 and Sat 5/24, Tuey Connell Organ Trio. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wed 5/28, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Petropoulos Organ Trio. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, BMR4. 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 6/1, Don Tisch Quartet. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Mondays, Dragons 1976. 773-252-7767.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM weeknights, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 5/23, Alison Ruble Quartet; 6 PM, Russell Alan Rowe. Sat 5/24, Neal Alger Trio. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio (no cover). Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo (no cover). Tuesdays, Savoir Faire. Wednesdays, Steve Evans Quartet. Thursdays, Ryan Cohan Quartet. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, Henry Johnson Organ Express. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sat 5/24, Rick Shandling Trio. Tuesdays, Mark Madsen. Wednesdays, Dave Flippo Duo. Sat 5/31, Chris Winters Trio. 847-266-1313.

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 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.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant; no cover. Sat 5/24, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. 312-491-1122.

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

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

SOUTH CHOPHOUSE 100 S. York, Elmhurst: Tue 5/27, 7 PM, Peter Oprisko with Jim O'Reilly. 630-782-9091.

SPOKEN WORD CAFE 4655 S. King Dr.: Wed 5/28, 7 PM, Ancestral Resurrection Ensemble with poet C. Siddha Sila host an open mike. 773-373-2233.

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.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 5/29, 9:30 PM, Kyle Bruckmann's Wrak. 773-862-3616.

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.

UFFA 1008 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Jeff Morrison & Friends (no cover). 773-665-4410.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays, 8 PM, Lisa McLowry Band. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker; 10:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet with Lorna Boston; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. Thursdays, 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 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 5/23, Nicole Mitchell Black Earth Ensemble. Sat 5/24, William Perry Explosion Ensemble with Fred Anderson, Billy Brimfield, Vincent Davis & others. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett and percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 5/29, Ernest Dawkins Quartet. Fri 5/30 and Sat 5/31, Malachi Thompson performs a tribute to Miles Davis. 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

LOS COJOLITES Tue 5/27, 7 PM, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th. 312-738-1503.

DRAUPNER Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5625. Sun 6/1, 7 PM, Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark. 773-728-8111.

KOFFI OLOMIDE Mon 5/26, 8 PM, Congress Theatre, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 847-903-5981.

RAICES GITANAS Free flamenco concerts. Thu 5/29, 10:30 AM and noon, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

TRICIA SEBASTIAN accompanies a reading by author Diana Lopez; free admission. Sat 5/24, 7 PM, Happy Child Studios, 741 Main, Evanston. 847-733-9545.

SUZANNE STERLING, BHAKTI Sat 5/24, 8 PM, Moksha Yoga, 700 N. Carpenter. 312-942-9642.

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.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thu 5/29, Aman. 773-743-5650.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, and 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa and merengue. 312-266-1944.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: 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.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 5/23, 6 PM, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra (see Critic's Choice), Yerba Buena (benefit for HotHouse; all-ages). 773-549-0203.

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

REVOLUCION CAFE 1134 W. 18th: No cover. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Luis Badillo, Edgar Solorzano (no cover). 312-421-8164.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Sat 5/24, 9 PM, Chicago Djembe Project with Famoudou Konate. Sat 5/31, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 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

ETERI ANDJAPARIDZE piano, with students in a free lecture-concert. Thu 5/29, 5 PM, recital hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

ARS MUSICA CHICAGO Andrew Schultze conducts "An Elizabethan Love Feast" (Byrd, Dowland, Morley, Pilkington, Baldwin, Holborne, Henry VIII, Boleyn, and others). Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 312-409-7874.

STUDENTS OF THE BETTY HAAG ACADEMY OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY with students of the Metropolitan Music School of Lisbon, Portugal (Brahms, Kreisler, Mendelssohn, Khachaturian). Sat 5/31, 1 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS with keyboardist William Bolcom and mezzo-soprano Joan Morris (Milhaud, Bolcom, Gruber). Fri 5/30 (with preconcert discussion at 6:30 PM), Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010 or 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, 8 PM, and Tue 5/27, 7:30 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with pianist Emanuel Ax (Haydn, Franck, Debussy, M. Wagner). Thu 5/29, 8 PM, Fri 5/30, 1:30 PM, and Sat 5/31, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung (R. Strauss, Carter). 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Cliff Colnot, conductor, with pianist Nicholas Hodges in a contemporary-music program (Berio, Turnage, Mukai, M. Wagner). Sun 5/25, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CONTEMPORARY CHAMBER PLAYERS with the Pacifica Quartet and Eighth Blackbird in a free new-music program (Chen, Ogden, Smooke, Wolek). Fri 5/23, 7:30 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8068.

GEORGE CRUMB PROJECT Soprano Barbara Ann Martin, violinist Desiree Ruhstrat, flutist Caroline Pittman, guitarist Thomas Clippert, cellist David Cunliffe, pianists Matthew Hagle, Abraham Stokman, and Marie Alatalo, and others perform music of George Crumb. See Critic's Choice. Tue 5/27 and Wed 5/28, 8 PM (preceded by open rehearsals, workshops, master classes, and panel discussions beginning at 11 AM), Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-866-9161.

FOX FEHLING violin, with pianist Maria Honigschnabel and cellist David Sanders (Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms). Sun 5/25, 5:30 PM, Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge, Evanston. 847-864-1330.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 5/23, 12:10 PM, organist Sanghwa Lee. Fri 5/30, 12:10 PM, cellist Racheli Altman and pianist Junichi Steven Sato. 312-787-4570.

ASHLEY HORNE, RACHEL HANDLIN, RENEE BAKER, AND EDWARD MOORE violins, viola, and cello, in a free program of "string quartets based on Negro spirituals" (Work, Perkinson, Tillis). Sun 5/25, 3 PM, Episcopal Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer, 4945 S. Dorchester. 312-344-7559.

CHU-FANG HUANG piano (Haydn, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Prokofiev). Fri 5/23, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4818. Sat 5/24, 2 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

ICARUS STRING QUARTET with flutist Mathieu Dufour and clarinetist Larry Combs in a benefit for CommunityHealth (Mozart, Raimi). Sat 5/31, 3 PM, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th. 773-381-1331.

JULIUS MEINL CAFE 3601 N. Southport: Saturdays, 8 PM, and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Oistrach Ensemble. 773-868-1856.

LAKE SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Russell Vinick, conductor, with violinist Qing Hou (Mozart, Shostakovich). Sun 6/1, 3:30 PM, Copernicus Cultural and Civic Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. 312-409-5670.

LINCOLNWOOD CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Philip Simmons, conductor, with harpsichordist David Schrader and violinist Albert Igolnikov (C.P.E. Bach, Tartini, Vitali, Vivaldi). Sun 5/25, 3 PM, Lincolnwood Community Center, 6900 N. Lincoln, Lincolnwood. 847-920-9569.

LUTHERAN CHOIR OF CHICAGO Andrew Lewis, conductor (Vivaldi, Krieger). Sat 5/31, 7:30 PM, St. John's Lutheran Church, 4939 W. Montrose. 847-491-6757.

LUTHERAN CHOIR OF CHICAGO Andrew Lewis, conductor, with the Janus Ensemble (Bach, Vivaldi, Krieger). Sun 6/1, 4 PM, Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont. 847-491-6757.

MERIDIAN ENSEMBLE (Sinding, Kodaly, Prokofiev, Wieniawski). Sun 6/1, 7 PM, Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-2000 or 800-223-7114.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO CHORALE Daniel Wallenberg conducts a pops concert. Sun 6/1, 7:30 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-866-9161.

NEW HORIZONS BAND Charles Hawes conducts a free concert. Thu 5/29, 7:30 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-866-9161.

NEW MUSIC DE PAUL features music of Kurt Westerberg, Fred Gifford, Gregory Hutter, Janice Misurell-Mitchell, and Howard Sandroff in a free concert. Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

NEW MUSIC DE PAUL features music of M. William Karlins, Jody Rockmaker, Janice Misurell-Mitchell, Jeffrey Kowalkowski, and Kurt Westerberg in a free concert. Fri 5/30, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

MARILYN NONKEN piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Debussy, Ives, Schoenberg, Eckardt). Wed 5/28, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-5625.

NORTH SHORE CHORAL SOCIETY Donald Chen conducts Mendelssohn's Elijah. Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Parish Church of St. Luke, 939 Hinman, Evanston. 847-328-5158.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PHILHARMONIA Robert G. Hasty, Andrew Altenbach, and Suzanne Gindin, conductors, with oboist Pavel Morunov (Brahms, Liszt, Mozart, Massenet). Sun 6/1, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPERA PROGRAM Frederick Ockwell conducts Domenico Cimarosa's Il matrimonio segreto. Fri 5/23 and Sat 5/24, 7:30 PM, Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, 600 Emerson, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Victor Yampolsky, conductor, with pianist Alan Chow in a program of American music (Barber, Copland, Bolcom, Hanson). Fri 5/23, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S CHORUS Julia Davids conducts Charles Davidson's cantata I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

RAVINIA FESTIVAL BOX OFFICE OPENING DAY The Chicago Sinfonietta, Chicago Children's Choir, vocalists Greg Walter and Johanna McKenzie Miller, and others perform on various Ravinia stages in a free all-day event. Sat 5/24, 9 AM, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

REMBRANDT CHAMBER PLAYERS with the Mephisto Trio, Trio Undici, and the Link Family Trio (Poulenc, Shostakovich, Kodaly). Sun 5/25, 2 PM, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago. 773-929-7277.

RESURRECTION LUTHERAN CHURCH MASS CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA with area musicians in a benefit for the Children's Memorial Hospital Foundation. Sat 5/31, 7 PM, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 9920 W. Grand, Franklin Park. 847-455-7013.

ROGERS PARK VOCAL TRIO perform opera arias, art songs, and other music in a free program for young people. Thu 5/29, 10:30 AM and noon, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-670-6888, 312-744-6630, or 312-346-3278.

SYMPHONY II Larry Rachleff, conductor, with pianist Jeffrey Siegel (Gershwin, Barber, Dvorak). Sun 5/25, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-866-6888.

ANATOLIY TORCHINSKIY piano (Debussy, Bach, Beethoven). Tue 5/27, 3 PM, North Lakeside Cultural Center, 6129 N. Sheridan. 773-517-7619 or 773-743-4477, ext. 1.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS Barbara Schubert, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Buffy Baggott, tenor Kenneth Gayle, and bass Peter Van De Graaff (Berlioz, Romeo et Juliette). Sat 5/31, 8 PM, and Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-9075 or 773-702-8069.

MARK VALENTI piano (Beethoven, Bartok, Brahms, Debussy). Sun 6/1, 3 PM, North Lakeside Cultural Center, 6129 N. Sheridan. 773-743-4477.

ALMITA VAMOS AND SYLVIA WANG violin and piano, in an all-Brahms program. Sun 6/1, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ANDRE WATTS piano (Schubert, Chopin, Debussy, Ravel). Sun 6/1, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

WILLIAM FERRIS CHORALE Jeffrey Bishop, conductor (Bach, Rossini, Grainger, Sousa, Delius, Elgar). Fri 5/23, 8 PM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 690 W. Belmont. 773-325-2000.

Fairs & Festivals

BELMONT-SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL Sheffield between Belmont and Barry: Sat 5/31, noon, Carbonfour; 1:30 PM, Swizzle Tree; 3 PM, Elevation (U2 tribute); 5 PM, Ike Reilly; 7 PM, Umphrey's McGee; 9 PM, OK Go. Sun 6/1, noon, Entrinzic; 1:30 PM, the Dog & Everything; 3 PM, Ronnie Baker Brooks; 5 PM, Lovehammers; 7 PM, Mr. Blotto; 9 PM, Interpol. 773-868-3010.

CHICAGO GAELIC PARK IRISH FESTIVAL Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: Fri 5/23, 3:30 PM, Three Men in Kilts, Sean O'Donnell, Irish Musicians; 5 PM, Chris Henshaw; 5:15 PM, Dermot Hegarty; 5:30 PM, Salthill Mines; 7 PM, Irish Heritage Singers; 7:30 PM, Makem Brothers, Rig the Jig; 7:45 PM, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 8:15 PM, Shapeshifters; 9:30 PM, Fenians, Prodigals, Johnny Reidy Band. Sat 5/24, 12:30 PM, Sean O'Donnell, Morgan Fingleton, Jerry O'Hanlon; 1:45 PM, Bluestack; 2 PM, Joe McShane; 2:15 PM, Larkin Brothers & Terry Moran; 3:30 PM, Chris Henshaw, Brigid's Cross; 3:40 PM, Tommy Makem; 4 PM, Mike O'Connell & the Shannonaires; 4:30 PM, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 4:45 PM, Larry Nugent & Friends; 5:15 PM, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 5:30 PM, Barra MacNeils; 5:45 PM, Shannon Rovers Pipe Band; 6 PM, Tommy Makem, Dermot Hegarty; 7:30 PM, Fenians, Rig the Jig, Johnny Reidy Band; 9:30 PM, Makem Brothers, Prodigals, Matt Cunningham & His Band. Sun 5/25, noon, Velvet Green, Bernie Glim & Country Roads, Irish Musicians; 1:45 PM, Burren Ceili Band; 2 PM, Chris Henshaw, Brigid's Cross; 3:15 PM, Jerry Haughey & the Ramblers; 3:30 PM, Fenians; 4 PM, Liz Carroll & John Doyle; 5 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 5:45 PM, Rig the Jig, Dermot Hegarty; 6 PM, Tommy Makem; 7:45 PM, Young Dubliners, Matt Cunningham & His Band, Shapeshifters; 8 PM, Barra MacNeils; 8:45 PM, Irish Musicians; 9:30 PM, Black 47, Johnny Reidy Band; 9:45 PM, Makem Brothers. Mon 5/26, noon, Donnybrook, Pat Guinee's Clan na Gael, Sean O'Donnell; 1:15 PM, Pat Daly & the Sounds of Green, Dalriada; 1:30 PM, Murphy-Roche Irish Music Club, Shapeshifters; 2:15 PM, Irish Heritage Singers; 3:15 PM, Bohola, Brigid's Cross, Matt Cunningham & His Band; 4:45 PM, Liz Carroll & John Doyle, Young Dubliners; 5 PM, Johnny Reidy Band; 5:30 PM, Irish Heritage Singers; 6:30 PM, Barra MacNeils; 6:45 PM, Black 47, Dermot Hegarty. 708-687-9323.

A DAY IN OUR VILLAGE Scoville Park, Lake and Oak Park Ave., Oak Park: Sun 6/1, 10:30 AM, Joe Dex; 12:15 PM, 5 Aftr 5; 1:30 PM, Current Vibe; 4 PM, Spirit of David; 5 PM, Jamestown Massacre. Festival also features dance performances. 708-358-5409.

LINCOLN SQUARE MAY FEST Lincoln and Leland: Thu 5/29, 7 PM, Unhinged; 8 PM, Doors of Perception; 9 PM, Captain Blood Orchestra. Fri 5/30, 5 PM, Nine T Four; 8:30 PM, Fanfaren Drum & Bugle Corps; 9 PM, Nine T Four. Sat 5/31, 5 PM, Nine T Four; 8:30 PM, Fanfaren Drum & Bugle Corps; 9 PM, Nine T Four. Sun 6/1, 5 PM, Nine T Four. 312-659-5800.

SUMMER CAMP 2003 Three Sisters Park, I-80 and Rte. 29, Chillicothe: Sat 5/24, noon, Clean Livin'; 1 PM, Drums & Tuba; 1:30 PM, Blue Magoo; 2:30 PM, Jacd with Johnny Neel & Derico Watson; 3 PM, Synesthesia; 4 PM, Particle; 4:30 PM, Two Cow Garage; 5:30 PM, Umphrey's McGee; 6 PM, Iratowns; 7 PM, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe; 7:30 PM, Wonderful Smith; 9 PM, Moe. Sun 5/25, noon, Marc Broussard, Bockman's Euphio; 1 PM, Donna the Buffalo; 1:30 PM, Groovatron; 2:30 PM, Otiel & the Peacemakers; 3 PM, Smokestack; 4 PM, the New Deal; 4:30 PM, the Station; 5:30 PM, Umphrey's McGee; 6 PM, Broken Grass; 7 PM, Keller Williams; 7:30 PM, Clean Livin'; 9 PM, Moe. 217-363-7760.

Miscellaneous

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH CHOIRS & ENSEMBLES in a free concert. Fri 5/30, 7:30 PM, Immaculate Conception Church, 7211 W. Talcott. 773-775-3833.

MIDWEST SACRED HARP SINGING CONVENTION Free concert. Sat 5/24, 9:30 AM-3 PM, third floor, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th. Sun 5/25, 9:30 AM-3 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-276-4277.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noon-time programs. Tue 5/27, Erica & Douglas host a tango demonstration. Wed 5/28, U.S. Navy Band and U.S.O. performers (tribute to Bob Hope). Thu 5/29, steppers dance party. Fri 5/30, Northshore Middle School Concert Band. 312-346-3278.

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