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Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

THE ALIX SHOW with Alix Olson and Alix Dobkin. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Mountain Moving Coffeehouse, Summerdale Community Church/Good Shepherd Parish Metropolitan Community Church, 1700 W. Farragut. 312-409-0276.

SANDY ANDINA Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111. Fri 7/18, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

ARROGANT WORMS Sun 7/20, 7 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

AUTHORITY ABUSE, CUT THE SHIT, RITES, PUNCH IN THE FACE Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Swayzee Compound, 2244 W. 23rd Pl. 773-347-1211.

B2K, MARQUES HOUSTON, MARIO, NICK CANNON, NAZCAR, JHENE Fri 7/11, 7 PM, UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison. 312-413-5740 or 312-559-1212.

THE BEST OF TIMES: BAILIWICK SINGS JERRY HERMAN under the direction of David Zak and Robert Ollis. Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Bailiwick Repertory, 1229 W. Belmont. 773-883-1090.

BLUE MAN GROUP, TRACY BONHAM, VENUS HUM Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., Rosemont. 847-671-5100 or 312-559-1212.

BLUES TRAVELER Wed 7/16, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

BLUR, MOVING UNITS See Critic's Choice; all-ages. Mon 7/14, 6:30 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

BON JOVI, GOO GOO DOLLS Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

BOSCO & JORGE, BLACK FOREST BLACK SEA Free in-store performance. Fri 7/18, 6:30 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

NATHANIEL BRADDOCK, JONATHAN CHEN, CAROL GENETTI & MICHAEL HARTMAN Thu 7/17, 9 PM, second floor, Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee. 773-342-4597.

MICHAEL BUBLE All-ages. Wed 7/16, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

CHICAGO CATZ performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Nino DiGiulio at 6 PM. Fri 7/18, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

LOS CHONIES, HYENAS All-ages. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Elgin Turners Club, 112 Villa, Elgin. 847-697-4431.

LES CLAYPOOL FROG BRIGADE See Spot Check; all-ages. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

JOE COCKER, JOE BONAMASSA Fri 7/18, 8 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier,

600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

KEVIN DAVIS, ARAM SHELTON Free performance. Mon 7/14, 7:30 PM, Myopic Books, 1468 N. Milwaukee. 773-862-4882.

DEL SOULS Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

DELAFIELDS Free concert. Fri 7/11, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DRE'S ENSEMBLE Free concert. Sat 7/19, 4 PM, Outdoor Garden, Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted. 312-747-6921.

8-TRACK: THE SOUNDS OF THE 70s Musical revue under the direction of Rick Seeber. Fridays, 7:30 PM, Saturdays, 6 PM, Sundays, 3 PM, and Wednesdays, 8 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121.

EXPLICIT LYRICS under the direction of Daryl Nitz & Matt Davis, with Gail Becker, Claire Bigley, Jared Leal, Gillian Kelly, and Kristofer Simmons. Fridays, 10 PM, Bailiwick Repertory, 1229 W. Belmont. 773-883-1090.

50 CENT, JAY-Z, FABOLOUS, SEAN PAUL, SNOOP DOGG See Critic's Choice. Wed 7/16, 6:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

FLOETRY Fri 7/18, 7:30 and 10:15 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600.

FRISBIE Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

JOE GATTONE Free concert. Fri 7/18, 11:30 AM, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

BETH GILLIS Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

Aswah Greggori & the enforcers Free concert. Tue 7/15, 6:30 PM, Chase Park, 4701 N. Ashland.312-742-7518.

GROUND MONKEYS Fri 7/18, 6 PM, Pink Section, 3165 S. Archer. 773-927-0136.

HARBOR LIGHTS Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

HAT GUYS Free concert. Tue 7/15, 6:30 PM, Legion Park, between Peterson & Foster at the Chicago River. 312-742-7516.

HOT ROCKS (ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE) Fri 7/18, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, Galena and Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

JANE'S ADDICTION, AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, DONNAS, JURASSIC 5 with Distillers, Steve-O, Cave In, and Pharaoh Monch at Lollapalooza 2003. Sat 7/12, 2 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

JOEL JANIS Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

JOURNEY, SAMMY HAGAR, .38 SPECIAL Fri 7/18, 6 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

JUANES, EL GUAPO All-ages. Sat 7/19, 7 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

KARMA SUTRA Fri 7/11, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

JULIE KAY Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

LAINIE KAZAN Sun 7/20, 5:30 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

KING KONG Free in-store performance. Sat 7/12, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

MAD MONKS OF MELODY Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Waldorf Tabernacle, Des Plaines Methodist Camp Grounds, 1250 Camp Ground Rd., Des Plaines. 847-824-4924.

RAMON MARINO, LUIS JAHN, ASTECA, PRIME MERIDIAN, DJ LUIS ALVAREZ with poet Sandra Sosa. Fri 7/11, Yollocalli Youth Museum, 1401 W. 18th. 773-583-2749.

TIM & JIM MEADE Sat 7/12, 11 PM, Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont. 773-327-5252.

MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD, TORTOISE, J. DAVIS TRIO 18 & over. Thu 7/17, 5 PM, A. Finkl & Sons, 2011 N. Southport. 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

AUDREY MORRIS Free concert. Fri 7/11, 11:30 AM, Chicago Water Works Visitor Center, 163 E. Pearson. 877-244-2246.

MUSIC FROM THE BASEMENT Fri 7/18, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

OZZY OSBOURNE, KORN, MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED, CHEVELLE, TRUST CO. perform at Ozzfest; on the second stage: Cradle of Filth, Voivod, Memento, Hotwire, Shadow's Fall, Grade 8, Twisted Method, Nothingface, Killswitch Engage, Unloco, Depswa, Motograter, Sworn Enemy. Sun 7/20, noon, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

PHISH Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Highway D and Highway 120, East Troy, Wisconsin. 262-642-4400 or 312-559-1212.

PINMONKEY, STEVE DAWSON & DIANE CHRISTIANSEN Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Performing Arts Center, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100.

DICK POLK ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Tina Mangos at 4 PM. Sun 7/13, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

FRANK PORTOLESE & THE SPUDNICKS Free concert. Fri 7/11, 6:30 PM, Brooks Park, 7100 N. Harlem. 312-742-7855.

JAMES PRATHER Mon 7/14, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566. Fri 7/18, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

PRESTON KLIK RITUAL and others perform at "Dancing in the Light." Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Adidam Midwest, 3301 W. Fullerton. 773-661-0127.

QUEENSRYCHE, DREAM THEATER, FATE'S WARNING All-ages. Sat 7/19, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

DAVE ROHBOCK Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

DAVE RUDOLPH Thu 7/17, noon, Millennium Plaza, Galena and Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396.

STYX, REO SPEEDWAGON, HEART, SHOOTING STAR, NIGHT RANGER Sat 7/19, 3 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 and Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

SUBDUDES, CADILLAC DAVE & THE CHICAGO RED HOTS Thu 7/17, 6 PM, Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-559-1212.

TAKE FIVE Free concert. Thu 7/17, 6:30 PM, Adams Park, 1919 N. Seminary. 312-742-7767.

BEN TAYLOR BAND Free in-store performance. Sat 7/19, 2 PM, Barnes & Noble, 1441 W. Webster. 773-871-3610.

TRAIN, MATT NATHANSON Sold out. Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

TIM VANA Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Village Square, 37 S. Main, Sandwich. 815-878-2693.

PHIL VARCHETTA ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Big City Swing at 4 PM. Sun 7/20, 5 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

WORLD'S LARGEST DRUM CIRCLE Tue 7/15, noon, Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington. 312-492-6100.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Soledad Brothers, Whirlwind Heat, Like Young. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, King Kong, J. Davis Trio, Deals Gone Bad. Sun 7/13, 9 PM, Dead Meadow (see Spot Check), Red-Eyed Legends, Pines. Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Jesse Harris & the Ferdinandos (see Spot Check), Lizzie West, Dan Darrah. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, Waco Brothers, Deanna Varagona, Melochrome. Sat 7/19, 9 PM, Gurlesque Burlesque with the Sissy Butch Brothers. Sun 7/20, 9 PM, Pernice Brothers, Tyde, Warren Zanes. 773-478-4408.

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

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin until 1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays, until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays, Mike G., Pat B. Saturdays, Pat B. Thursdays, DJ Laura B. spins salsa, cha-cha, cumbia, bachata, and rock. 815-356-6000.

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

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11, Vapor Eyes. Sat 7/12, Deans, Organ Wolf. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Punsapaya, All Fours. Sat 7/12, Michael McDermott, Dan Spielman. Wed 7/16, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan. 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 7/11, Dials, Reagan National Crash Diet (see Spot Check). Sat 7/12, Pet Lover, Money Shot, Broadcast Day (benefit for NAFDA). Sun 7/13, Phoenix Worm, Joel Root, Danglers, GUI with Jeremy Fisher. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Tue 7/15, Too Short Notice, Names, Cupertino Solid. Wed 7/16, One Below Nothing, Douglas Factor, Hum Machine. Thu 7/17, Brenden Newsome & the Associates, Jackson Daly, Throw Momma. Fri 7/18, Avocet, Cane Corso, Redline. Sat 7/19, Carbonfour, Detour & others. 773-281-4444.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 7/11, 9 PM, Royal Crown Revue. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11, Lights Over Bridgeport, None the Less, 72 Hours, Last Man Out. Sat 7/12, Former Teenage Idols, Blaked, Hello Operator, Ring Cicada. Sun 7/13, Thaco, Baby Kage, Brian Sharpe, Stardust (David Bowie tribute) host an open jam. Fri 7/18, Roxanne, Leper, Oso. 773-278-5785.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Performers nightly in the first-floor dining room: Fri 7/11, 7 PM, Audrey Morris. Saturdays, 7 PM, Buddy Charles. Tue 7/15, 7:30 PM, Joe & Carol Vito. Thu 7/17, 8 PM, K.T. McCammond. Fri 7/18, 7:30 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe (dinner show). 773-435-0130.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Music upstairs in the show lounge: Mon 7/14, 6:30 PM, Joe Vito (dinner concert for the Italian American Human Relations Foundation). 773-435-0130.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Sun 7/20, Anthem. 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: Sat 7/12, 10 PM-3 AM, DJ Schmatic. Sat 7/19, 10 PM-3 AM, Analog Addicts. 773-384-0701.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Much the Same, Knockout, Break the Silence, Jinxpack (all-ages); 10 PM, Nadas, Easy Tiger. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Shattered Angel, Twin Haters, Libido Grande, Groodies (all-ages); 10 PM, Let Me Introduce You to the End, Dig for Fire, the Industry (18 & over). Mon 7/14, 8 PM, Blueprint, Illogic, One Man Army, SA Smash, Logic 360 (18 & over). Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Webb Brothers, Office. Thu 7/17, 6 PM, Fallout Boy, Ultimate Fakebook, Reunion Show, Academy (all-ages). Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Frank Magalona & Ely Buendia (all-ages). Sat 7/19, 5 PM, Freya, Silverstein (all-ages); 8 PM, Cut Rate Box, HMB, State of the Union, Trigger 10D (18 & over). Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Three Dollar Bill, the Push, Chicago Kings. 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Ordinary K. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Terrapin Flyer. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. Fri 7/18, Swivel Hips Smith. 773-384-8600.

BRISKU'S BISTRO 4100 N. Kedzie: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/12, One Day Old, Gates of Valhalla, Mad Rhymes, Wounded. Sat 7/19, 18 Speed Tranny, Big Bang Music Theory. 773-279-9141.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 W. Main, Lake Zurich: Sundays, 3 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-550-1127.

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

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 7/11, Urban Djin, Red Dust. Fri 7/18, Penthouse Playboys. 773-384-2547.

CAL'S 400 S. Wells: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Pop 1280, Slum City. 312-922-6392.

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

CHAMPS ROCK ROOM 5728 W. 87th, Burbank: Music at 9 PM. Thu 7/17, Tusk, Dakota/Dakota, HeWhoCorrupts. 708-499-4140.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Sat 7/12, 6:30 PM, One Man Army, Opus, Verbal Kent, Rusty Chains, Matlock (all-ages). Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 8 PM, Untitled open mike (all-ages). 773-743-5650.

CHELA JOE'S CAFE 1733 S. Halsted: Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Moira Cue & friends (no cover). 312-850-9360.

CHICAGO BEACH CAFE Theater on the Lake, Fullerton & Lake Shore Dr.: Sat 7/12, noon, Rabble Rousers (no cover). 773-404-3600.

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS 1712 Wise, Schaumburg: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Wicked Garden, Backstage Pass. Sat 7/12, Seventh Heaven, Mudwhistle. Fri 7/18, Seven Mary Three. Sat 7/19, Downlo, Love in a Box. 847-524-9910.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 PM Thursday through Saturday, 7 PM Sunday. Fri 7/11, open mike hosted by Jim Dukelow. Fri 7/18, Casey, Phil & George. Sat 7/19, Tumbleweed. 847-256-8870.

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 and glam. Tuesdays, Sandie, Daisun & Vee spin pop and rock. Wednesdays, DJ Jay spins punk, garage, and local rock. Thu 7/17, Don Hedeker & Gentleman John Battles spin at a tribute to Johnny Thunders. 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.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Scotty Mix. Saturdays, DJ Louie. 847-952-8555.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop and house. Sat 7/12, Pat McCurdy. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. 773-528-7569.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Fri 7/11, 9 PM, and Sat 7/12, 10 PM, DJ Teddy. Wednesdays, 9 PM, DJ Party Control. Thu 7/17, 9:30 PM, Revolution. Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Johnny Socko, Air This Side of Caution. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Mike & Joe, Heather Horton Band. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Weathered (Creed tribute). Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 7/18, Covergurl. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: In the Piano Bar: Saturdays, 10 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe. Sundays, 6:30 PM, and Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, George Howe. In the Cabaret: Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 8 and 10:30 PM, Colleen McHugh & Miriam Plotkin. Sun 7/13 and Sun 7/20, 7 PM, Tony Andriacchi. Wed 7/16, 8 PM, Trista Smith & Jason Grimm. Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Fri 7/18, 8 PM, Charlene Brooks; 10:30 PM, Alanda Coon. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Michael Whelan with the Bradley Williams Trio; 10:30 PM, Boofont Sisters. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Breeze, Johnny Price. Saturdays, DJ Mike D, 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 7/13, DJ Lexi. Mon 7/14, DJ Greg spins punk. Tue 7/15, DJ Alex. Wed 7/16, DJ Sappy spins country. Thu 7/17, DJ Jen B. Sun 7/20, DJ Chris Peeler. 773-472-2771.

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, Water with Kennedy Octane and others spinning Afrobeat, Brazilian bossa, global house, and downtempo. 312-421-1759.

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

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 7/11, 9 PM, Combo #3, Singapore Sling, Phaser, Fear & Trembling. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Detroit Cobras, Hot Machines, Dirges. Tue 7/15, 9 PM, Bible of the Devil, Fleshies, Decibators, Dead Electric. Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Real Kids, Returnables, Holy Ghosts. Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Trainwreck, Pages, Matt Beckler. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, Califone, Orso, Moviola. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Omar, Julie Dexter, DJ Twilite Tone. 773-489-3160.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Seventh Heaven. Sat 7/12, Release. Mondays, 9 PM, Dave Simons. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 7/18, Alex & the All-Stars. Sat 7/19, Trilogy. 815-356-9980.

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 7/11, Swing Crew. Sat 7/12, King Solomon's Grave, Dan Darrah. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 45s (no cover). Wednesdays, Catfight. Thursdays, Men Without Pants. Fri 7/18, Gelheads, Ted Wulfers & Beggar's Bridge. Sat 7/19, Pepper Boy, Supermint. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fri 7/11, Ivorywire, Mile One, Somnia, Regels. Sat 7/12, KB, Babaganoo, Tom Slater Band, Dan Zacharias. Sundays, Sumo, Blue Lit Souls. Tue 7/15, Keith Scott, Nadafinger, Other World. Wed 7/16, Simple Frustration, Troy. Thu 7/17, Soundframe, Smush, Other Side. Fri 7/18, Waste, Bystander, Forgotten Four. Sat 7/19, Drunken Monkeys, Gayle Ritt, Steve Ashbrook, Matt Hoffer, Brenda Berry. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Lonesome Organist (see Critic's Choice), Goblins, Horn Band. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Neil Hamburger, Canned Hamm; 10 PM, RJD2, Diverse, Caural. Sun 7/13, 9:30 PM, Pink Bloque Rock Lotto. Mon 7/14, 7 and 10 PM, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (see Spot Check). Tue 7/15, 9:30 PM, Creeper Lagoon, Earlimart, .22. Thu 7/17, 9:30 PM, Nina Nastasia (see Critic's Choice), Via Tania (see Post No Bills), Sainte Chapelle. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, Squarepusher, Luke Vibert. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Mu-Ziq, Salvo Beta, Dykehouse. Sun 7/20, Tenki, Marlboro Chorus, Driver of the Year. 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.

ETHYL'S 2600 S. Wentworth: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Serilian. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, Rubber. 773-909-2780.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Sun 7/13, and Sat 7/19, Indika. Sat 7/12, Flex Crew. Mondays, DJs spin. Wed 7/16, Rasta Kelly. Thu 7/17, Hydro. Fri 7/18 and Sun 7/20, Dub Dis. 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: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, DJ Marcus. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Four Eyes. 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Saturdays, DJ Lime. Wednesdays, DJ Richie Rich. Thursdays, DJ Patrick B & MC Rozco. 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 7/11, Selective Recall. Sat 7/12, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). Wednesdays, DJ Marty B. Thursdays, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 7/18, JP & the Cats. Sat 7/19, Souls for Rent. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 7/12, Barrette. Fri 7/18, Fast Cat. 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. Sundays, 9 PM, live karaoke. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, dueling pianos. 630-416-3310.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Motion City Soundtrack, Koufax, Cardinal Sin, Limback; 10 PM, Twat Vibe, Sharp-Ease, Shesus (see Spot Check), Vicious. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, 36 Invisibles, Decatur, Panda Panda, C.H.E.D. Sun 7/13, 8 PM, Sonnets, Negligents, Libido Grande, Shot Baker, Smear Campaign. Tue 7/15, 7 PM, Sissy Bars, Old Canes, Influents, Remedy Session. Wed 7/16, 6 PM, All Too Common, Man Alive, Sadaharu; 10 PM, Dear Nora, Bellafea. Thu 7/17, 7 PM, Tub Ring, Mong Hang, Daiquiri. Fri 7/18, 6 PM, Roger Miret & the Disasters, the Fight, Matics; 10 PM, Race for Titles. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Nerves, English Softhearts, Caustic Resin, the Shiv, Cobra High. Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Xanopticon, Girl Talk, Syne Lapse Variate, Impercept, Stoic Sex Pro, K-Rad. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Robert Cornelius 7. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto, Ben Crootch. Tue 7/15, 8:30 PM, BeBop Daddys. Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Leave, Inchworm. Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Eliza Gilkyson. Fri 7/18, 9:30 PM, Last Train Home, Yellowhammers (in the side bar). Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Walter "Wolfman" Washington. 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 7/11, Free Space. Sat 7/12, Aswah Greggori & the Enforcers. Fri 7/18, Mint. Sat 7/19, Kraig Kenning. 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: Sat 7/12, 9 PM, World Class Noise. Tuesdays, 9 PM, live karaoke (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, DJs spin salsa. Fri 7/18, 9:30 PM, Matthew Moon. 630-416-4898.

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. Thursdays, open mike with Sara Sara. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Third Thursday of every month, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-705-0555.

GENTRY ON HALSTED 3320 N. Halsted: Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Allen Nichols; Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, and Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Mark Farris. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Steve Kimbrough & John Paluch. Sun 7/13 and Sun 7/20, 6 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9:30 PM, Alexandra Billings & Russ Long. Mon 7/14, 7:30 PM, Desiree Irwin; 9:30 PM, Paul Marinaro & John Paluch. Tue 7/15, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter; 9:30 PM, Dan Stetzel hosts an open mike. Wed 7/16, 7:30 PM, Justin Hayford; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Thu 7/17, 7:30 PM, Jared Saunders; 9:30 PM, Mark Farris. Fri 7/18, 7:30 PM, Roosevelt University Cabaret with Dan Stetzel; 9:30 PM, Paul Marinaro & Russ Long. Sat 7/19, 7:30 PM, Carla Gordon & Dan Stetzel; 10 PM, Mark Farris. 773-348-1053.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fri 7/11 and Tue 7/15 through Fri 7/18, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne. Fri 7/11, 9 PM, Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Tue 7/15 through Fri 7/18, 9 PM, and Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. Sun 7/13 and Sun 7/20, 9 PM, Beckie Menzie hosts an open mike. Mon 7/14, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; 9 PM, Beckie Menzie. 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). Sat 7/12, 9 PM, Lori Wyatt, Phil Rockrohr (no cover). 773-334-0345.

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

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

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/12, Danny Black's Healthy White Baby, RD Roth & the Issues, Brother Trucker. Sundays, Sample Ed1t with Madame Chan (no cover). Thu 7/17, Volta Do Mar, Adam's Castle, Re:Rec. Fri 7/18, Vortis, When I Felt the Bullet Enter My Heart, Jim Testa. Sat 7/19, Unique Chique, Lab Partners, Halon. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, 10 PM, DJs spin garage, funk, and R&B. Wed 7/16, Vernon Tonges performs at U-Lock Rock with John Greenfield. 773-384-9546.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 7/19, 9 PM, Brain Surgeons with Albert Bouchard. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Jim & Jennie & the Pinetops. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, DJ Supreme Court. Sun 7/13, 9 PM, Can-Ky-Ree, Herman Dune. Mon 7/14, 9:30 PM, Dorian Taj. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Entrance. Wed 7/16, 10 PM, DJ Magic Donut. Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Jon Rauhouse & Carolyn Mark. Fri 7/18, 6 PM, live karaoke hosted by the Hootenanners; 10 PM, Pistol Whipped. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Disc Jockey CB, DJ Mother Hubbard. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tue 7/15, 9 PM, KP, Universe Neo, DJ Stizo host "Tambayan." 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 9 PM, X (7/11 with Drapes, Trip Daddies; 7/12 with Fags, Bottletones; both shows 18 & over). Tue 7/15 and Wed 7/16, 6:45 PM, Modest Mouse, Radar Brothers (7/15 with Six Parts Seven; 7/16 with Bloodthirsty Lovers; both shows sold out). Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Average White Band, DJ Logic (18 & over). Fri 7/18, 8:30 PM, Bruce Cockburn. Sat 7/19, 9 PM, Gord Downie & the Country of Miracles, Wes Cunningham (18 & over). 312-923-2000.

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

HOWL AT THE MOON 26 W. Hubbard: Dueling baby-grand piano players lead a sing-along at 5:45 PM Fridays, 6:45 PM Saturdays, and 8 PM Mondays 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.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant. Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Outfield, Pleasing Betty. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Gold Coast Refuse (benefit for the Starlight Children's Foundation); 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Molly Hatchet, Moustache, Cooler by the Lake. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, Members Only. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Epic, DJ Finesse, Styx, Rob Thurmond. 312-337-3486.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Second Nature. 773-348-7592.

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

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Mondays, Greg Shirilla. 773-772-3355.

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

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Rhythm. Sundays and Thursdays, Johnny Price. Wednesdays, Janelle's Three, 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, Annie Bangs, Chris Shaughnessy, 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.

LLOYD'S CHICAGO 200 W. Madison: Fridays, 8 PM, Maurice Culpepper, Vince Adams spin old school, R&B, hip-hop & house. 773-866-8022.

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

LONGSHOTS 335 McLean Blvd., South Elgin: Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Royal Crown Revue, Whiskey Diamond Rain. 847-695-6666.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Civilized Age, Functional Blackouts, New Constitution, Penthouse Sweets. Sat 7/12, 9 PM, Ray Fiedler. Sun 7/13, 9 PM, Three Quarters Blue, Dynamo Theorem. Tue 7/15, 9 PM, Bucky Halker & the Complete Unknowns, Al Rose (no cover). Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Jubilee Songbirds, Back Porch Barbecue Ramblers. Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Urban Twang, Dry County, Big Sky String Band. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Blissfield, Super D. Sun 7/20, 9 PM, Kingside. 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. 312-957-0460.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Mekons; 10:30 PM, Tributosaurus: Joni Mitchell, with Kelly Hogan, Cathy Richardson, Ingrid Graudins, Rikki McCray & others. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Fez, Professor & Maryann, Office. Thu 7/17, 9 PM, All My Might, Big Buildings, Saturday Nights. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, Down the Line, Anne Harris, Katie Todd Band. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Ben Taylor Band, Major's Junction, Cameron McGill. Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Bob Schneider. 773-404-9494.

MCNALLY'S IRISH PUB 122 York, Elmhurst: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/19, Rabble Rousers. 630-941-7100.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 7/11, 6:30 PM, the Dog & Everything, Gelheads, Berlin Project, Holiday (all-ages). Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Goo Goo Dolls (sold out). Sun 7/13, 6:30 PM, Emily Shrine, Audible Campaign, Phoenix Rising, Midwest Blue (all-ages). Mon 7/14, 6 PM, Starting Line, River City High, Mae, Zolof the Rock & Roll Destroyer (all-ages). Wed 7/16, 7 PM, Finger 11, Echo 7 (all-ages). Thu 7/17, 9 PM, Fountains of Wayne (see Critic's Choice), Ben Lee (18 & over). Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Bumpus, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Abstract Giants (18 & over). Sat 7/19, 6:30 PM, Alien Ant Farm, Die Trying, Strata (all-ages). Sun 7/20, 6 PM, Silent Treatment, Life at Sea, Open-Heart Surgery, Points West, Monday's Hero (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: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, open mike. Mondays, 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.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Rabble Rousers. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/11, Ballcock Assembly, Wacker, Smear Campaign. Sat 7/12, Powerknobs, Monster Party, Los Gatos Diablos, Benders. Sundays, "On Da Groove" open jam. Wed 7/16, Fire for Effect, Meat Stack. 773-486-7774.

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

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Larry O. Dean & the Me Decade, Melissa Ziemer, Shannon Rose, Erick Rudiak perform at "Folk You!" Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Dead Electric, Winnie. Sun 7/13, 2 PM, Al Day Trio; 7 PM, Exo, Basic Mind, Suite 13 (all-ages). Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin soul & hip-hop. Wednesdays, open mike. Thu 7/17, 8:30 PM, Paula Kelly, Jennifer Boeder, Cheddar Davis, Jeff Maharry perfom at a singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Mark Sheehy. Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, 10 PM, A Tribute to the Kinks with Jay Bennett & Edward Burch, Ken Coomer, Nate Wolcott, John Peacock & Andy Leach, Steve & Liam, Pages, New Constitution, Hot Dog City, Renee & Suzanne, Phil Angotti & the Idea, Millions, Jenny Choi, Dry County, Saps, Whiskey Kitchen & others. Sun 7/20, 2 PM, Mark Cleveland Band; 7 PM, Down the Line, Alex Maier (all-ages). 847-869-0450.

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

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Rebels Without Applause, Face of Fury, Dropmouth. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Skor, DJ Real One spin hip-hop. Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Who Did Bender, Tommy Gun. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Disinter, Gorgasm, Maggot Twat. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Martine Locke performs with Kathy Bergquist at Homolatte: Queer Words & Music, hosted by Scott Free. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Alo, DJ I-Ron, DJ Fuego, Larry Millah. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Citizen Drake, Scorch, Coma, She Likes Todd (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Fixate, Suckerpush, Madluv, Dropt. Sat 7/12, 5 PM, Three Words to Live By, Matthew, Mitchell, Ten With Strangers (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Deer, Inchworm, Leave, Stickman. Sun 7/13, 5 PM, Dumpstar, Emetic, Standing 8, Code Blue, Orion Nine (all-ages). Fri 7/18, 6 PM, Panic 12:52, Lifter, Ditchwater, Room 13 (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute), Leyden Moon, Dress Rehearsal. Sat 7/19, 5 PM, Hedder, Immortality, Underfed, Fifty Caliber (all-ages); 9:30 PM, Kashmir (Led Zeppelin tribute), Perfect Red. 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. Wednesdays and Thursdays, DJs spin. 630-629-2940.

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 Hwy., De Kalb: Music at 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Rebel Angels. Sat 7/12, Mike & Joe. Fri 7/18, Blaked, Radial Bloom. Sat 7/19, War. 815-758-2715.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, La Kausa. Sun 7/13, 7 PM, Cocktail Preachers, Nebulaf, Destination Earth. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. Wed 7/16, DJ Anti-Wallflower. Thu 7/17, Fuzzy Substrate, Spins. Fri 7/18, Milkplow, Tribe of Souls. Sat 7/19, Dugout. Sun 7/20, 10 PM, Michael Colombia. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, live karaoke. Wednesdays, Post Haste (no cover). 773-252-7767.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Thu 7/17, Turnstyles. 847-266-1313.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/12, Big Big Shoulders, Parr-5. Fri 7/18, 41 Rivers, Chris Fuller, Casey Meehan & the Late Night Radio, Treatment. 773-248-3093.

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

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 9 PM, pro jam hosted by Pat Hall. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 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 7/17, Raw Dawg. 773-645-5200.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Wednesdays, 9 PM, and Fridays, 10 PM, drum circle. Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Family of Souls. Every other Tuesday, 9 PM, Stickfight drum-solo contest. Thursdays, 10 PM, Leddie Garcia, Taylor, Rick Garcia. Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Nine Miles, Lubriphonic. 312-492-6100.

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

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Nadine, Mr. Rudy Day, Waterloo. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Phil Roy, Marty Wylder; 10 PM, Pinebender (see Spot Check), Tight Phantomz, Irving. Sun 7/13, 4 PM, Ralph's World (all-ages). Mon 7/14, 9 PM, Sorry About Dresden, Narrator, Miracle of 86 (18 & over). Tue 7/15, 9 PM, Morning 40 Federation, Baby Teeth, Bikes Will Take Us. Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Ruins (see Spot Check). Thu 7/17, 6 PM, Brown Couch perform at a screening of Winter Break (no cover); 9 PM, Mike Kinsella & Michael Johnson perform songs by the Cure, DJ Andy R. spins (18 & over). Fri 7/18, 7:30 PM, Pine Valley Cosmonauts; 10:30 PM, Kelly Hogan, Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show, Carolyn Mark. Sat 7/19, 7 PM, Doug Hoekstra, Mark Sheehy; 10 PM, Vulgar Boatmen, Starch Martins. Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Sam Shaber, Edie Carey, Andrew Kerr, Ellis, Lanky. 773-525-2508.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sun 7/20, Dan Darrah. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11, J.D. Simo. 847-991-2150.

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

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/17, Weeds. 312-441-9334.

SPOKEN WORD CAFE 4655 S. King Dr.: Saturdays, 8 PM, House of Twang. Sundays, 8 PM, Equilibrium poetry open mike features a jazz band and DJs. 773-373-2233.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, 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, 10 PM, 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 10 PM: Fri 7/11, Mixx DJs spin (no cover). Sundays, 9 PM, live karaoke. Wed 7/16, LT Dilla, Von Doe, Animal Kingdom, King James, Counterparts. Thu 7/17, Loaded, Silents, Tall Boys. Fri 7/18, Sharks, Those Peabodys, Slick 57, Deer. Sat 7/19, Detholz, Black Giraffe, Donkey Punch. 773-278-6600.

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

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/11, Hopah, Chubby Nothin' & the Bone. Sat 7/12, Numb. 773-871-7799.

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

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 7/11, 7 PM, Epicycle, Stephanie Rearick, Mercy Graymoor, Brad Cole. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Bucky Halker & the Complete Unknowns, Al Rose, Randy Lee & Fred Campeau, Steve Dawson & Diane Christiansen, Steve Rashid, Switchback, Sunnyside Up (annual Woody Guthrie birthday tribute). Sun 7/13, 8 PM, Kristin Shout. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy & Larry Silverman. Wed 7/16, 8 PM, Ode, Andrew Morgan. Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Tina Angotti, Brianna Lane. Fri 7/18, 8 PM, Dag Juhlin, Tommi Zender, Eric Specht. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Jeff Libman, Gina Forsyth, Malvinas. Sun 7/20, 7 PM, Julie Lloyd, Martine Locke, Ellen Rosner. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Surly, Moonshine Sway, Lunar Breakdown. Sat 7/12, Ben Lehl Band, Sequoia. Sundays, open turntables. Fri 7/18, Monstrum Sepsis, Positron, Micronaut, Manufactura. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Sundays, 10 PM, Heather Horton Band; 1 AM, Steve Kouba. Mondays, 10 PM, Down the Line; 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 7/11, Mike & Joe. Sat 7/12, Hi Infidelity (REO Speedwagon tribute). Thu 7/17, Night People. Fri 7/18, Infinity. Sat 7/19, 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 7/11, Jimbo Delta. Fri 7/18, Steepwater Band. 312-943-7815.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Flex Crew. Sat 7/12, Dansika, Carl Brown, New Flavor. Sundays, Gizzae. Mon 7/14, DJ Cojo B spins at a DJ/MC battle hosted by D-Mose & Flash. Tuesdays, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11, Athenaeum, Harmony Riley. Sat 7/12, First-Name Basis, June's Arrival, Exit Parade, Second Hand Poets. Sundays, 8:30 PM, T.S. Henry Webb. Mondays, 11 PM, live karaoke. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wed 7/16, Quiver Lip, Detour, Bandages. Thu 7/17, Free Space, the Niche, Zen Feat. Fri 7/18, Homunculus, Hyper Maximus, Leave. Sat 7/19, Peel, Hillbilly Winos, Gary Stier & the Sleepless Knights, Hell's Half Acre. 773-929-1300.

Dance

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: DJs spin music 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, goth, and industrial dance. 773-477-5238.

BADA BING 1840 W. North: Fridays, 10 PM-2 AM, John Simmons & friends spin urban disco (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s synthwave, 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, James Lauer, Bickabus. 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 10 PM-4 AM nightly (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, Mazi, Lanier. Tuesdays, Risky Bizness, DJ Heather spin new wave and pop. Wednesdays, DJ Andrew. Thursdays, DJ FLX, Chris Million. 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fri 7/11, Vince Laurence, Cedric. Sat 7/12, John Curley, Leddie Garcia. Sun 7/13, Johnny Rev, Sequel, Leave. Tuesdays, DJ Sinjin & guests spin techno. Wed 7/16, Freaky Flow, Flipside, Poolside, DJ Droopy. Thu 7/17, DJ Devo, Dave Brock. 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: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin industrial, electro, synth-pop & noise on the second floor. 773-975-0505.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: DJs spin downtempo, trip-hop, and acid jazz after 10 PM. Fridays, Gregory Dalphond. Saturdays, Andre Shakom. Thursdays, Andre Shakom with rotating guest DJs Mr. Cody Bear, Form, 8 & KScape. 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Vince Abrams spins hip-hop, old-school house & reggae. Saturdays, Uncle Joe spins high-energy house & hip-hop. 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: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, DJ MF, Regge, Lamebrane, Radiata spin drum & bass, Sage. 773-736-3033.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Mike Kandle. Sundays, Ryan Flagstaff. 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 with 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. 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, and Afrobeat (no cover). Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, John Simmons spins house, downtempo, and soul (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.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mon 7/14, 10 PM, DJ Jim Magas, Beau Wanser, Michael Broers, J.R. Nelson, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

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

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: Sat 7/12, 9 PM, Jesse de la Pena, Bear Who?. 773-276-1411.

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

THE DISTRICT 858 W. Lake: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/12, Marshall Jefferson, Mr. A.L.I., Dajae. 312-421-1759.

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

DRAGONFLY 1206 N. State: DJs spin after 10 PM. Sundays, DJ Stixx, Maddhouse, Raul Vergil, Mark Matraz, Mr. Wonderful, Bobby Martinez, Ricky Bradshaw, DJ Noble (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM-4 AM, DJ Spin Doctor, DJ Kwik, DJ Cisco spin salsa, merengue, mambo, reggae, and bachata (no cover). 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 (preceded by the Mental Graffiti spoken-word open mike at 7:30 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.

GLENN UNDERGROUND, MARK ONE TORRES, MISTERIES 18 & over. Tue 7/15, 9 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-509-5019.

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). 773-395-0066.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, Lawrence Vince and guest DJs 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.

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, Todd Victory, DJ Tobias, DJ Madrid. 773-394-2066.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs spin 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. Sundays, 8 PM, Hot Boyz Tone & Shag host Sassy Sundays with Lady Red, Nina Shantell, Donnie Devo, DJ R Dubb & Pharris Thomas. Thursdays, 7 PM, DJ Mike O (no cover). 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. Thursdays, Jesse de la Pena. 312-337-4040.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, General Jah Son. Saturdays, DJs spin house & hip-hop. Sundays, Derrick Wize. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wednesdays, Flirt with Margaret Noble, Rebecca, Janel Roland, Code Blue, Michelle Musial, Brenda D, Shaka 23, and Kali. 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.

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

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

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/11, Bally Sagoo. 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. Sun 7/13, Haujobb, Daniel Meyer, DK Skot. Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Thursdays, Dave Roberts spins new wave. 773-528-2622.

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

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

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

ORLY'S 1660 E. 55th: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJ Stoney, DJ Corleone spin hip-hop, deep house, and reggae (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Stoney. Mondays, Leonard Part Sixx, Jam Master J spin deep house, disco, soul, and R&B. 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, Martin "Boogieman" Luna spins 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: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM. Fridays, DJs spin Spanish rock. Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop. Thursdays, 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.

THE ROYAL 2401 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Fri 7/18, 9 PM-2 AM, BMG, Luis Aguilera, Tobias, Trancid, Johnny Love, Livewire. 773-276-3232.

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

SAYAT NOVA 157 E. Ohio: Sat 7/12, 10 PM-3 AM, DJ Cisco spins salsa, merengue, cumbia, and Spanish pop. 773-381-7171.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Saturdays, 10 PM, Ciro, Frankie J, Stunna, Moodswing, Seanie Mack spin drum & bass & more (no cover). 773-549-4444.

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: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Wednesdays, Tone B. Nimble. Fridays, 5:30-10 PM, Usuall Suspectz. Saturdays, DJs spin house. Sundays, Lee Collin, Sadar, Russoul. Mondays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz, DJ Coco. Tuesdays, Andre Harris. Thursdays, Chris Quinn. 312-932-0006.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 7/11, Metro Area (see Critic's Choice), Common Factor. Sat 7/12, Colette, Brad Owen. Sun 7/13, Jay Hannan, Janel Roland, DJ Erin & the Kraut. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins ethereal, goth, and electro. Third Wednesday of every month, John Almonte. Thu 7/17, Boo Williams, DJ Stax, DJ Striz. Fri 7/18, Mark Grant, Janel Roland. Sat 7/19, Justin Long, Dan X, Alena, Mike Pugh. 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. Sundays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Tuesdays, Andrew Vonn spins metal. Thursdays, Andre Harris. 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: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays) Second Saturday of every month, DJ Eric H., DJ Joseph spin two-step garage, brokenbeat, dancehall, and dub. 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. 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, Nikki Cam Cam, DJ Taso, DJ Danny Boy. Thursdays, DJ Lego (no cover). 312-274-9500.

LA TABERNA 3358 N. Ashland: Music starts at 10 PM. Fridays, Omar spins house & hip-hop. Second Saturday of every month, DJ Masta, Frank Q spins jazzy house. Wednesdays, Ralph Daniels spins progressive, tribal house & trance. Thursdays, DJ John spins house. 773-248-5475.

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 with DJs Mass Transit, Spinello, and J-Biz spin old-school hip-hop; freestyle open mike hosted by Saayid. Sundays, DJ Superstatus spins dub, scratch, funk, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, DJ Rudy, DJ Tankboy spin alternative rock, punk, and new wave. Wednesdays, Analog Addicts. 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, DJ Emo spins funk and hip-hop. Sundays, Tabakin & Saayid host the "Tabakspin" open mike. 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. 312-491-9729.

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 7/11, Caffeine, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Fritz, Dave Reality, Mili Sefic, Mazi, Lady D, Hrme, Wale, DJ Mike Z, DJ Spin. Sat 7/12, Jimmy Van M, John Debo, Daniel Mnookin & Brian Ffar. Fri 7/18, Psycho Bitch, Teri Bristol, DJ Mike Z. Sat 7/19, Low-End Specialists, K-Swing. Sun 7/20, Ryan Bedlam (with burlesque performances by Dita Von Teese). 312-266-2114.

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

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed, Laura B. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Mach 1, Peter Haze spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop & R&B. Thursdays, DJ Solange, DJ Finesse. 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 7/11, Tony Senghore, Lance Desardi, Sativa, Frank Solano, Chris Santiago. Saturdays, Andre Harris, PNS, Psycho Bitch. Fri 7/18, Jon Cutler, E-Man. 312-787-0400.

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

Folk & Country

Concerts

BILL CAMPLIN, TRICIA ALEXANDER Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-0731.

CHIEFTAINS, TIM O'BRIEN See Spot Check. Tue 7/15, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

ANNE HARRIS Free concert. Sun 7/13, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 312-742-7572.

NANCY HAYS & THE SAWYER BROTHERS BAND performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with John & Bonnie Newcomer at 6 PM. Sat 7/19, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

LUNASA Free concert. Tue 7/15, 7:30 PM, Dawes Park, Sheridan & Church, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

STEVE ROSEN & FRIENDS with caller Spider Vetter perform string-band music for square and contra dancing. Mon 7/14, 8 PM, Park View Lutheran Church, 3919 N. Monticello. 847-329-9173.

CLAUDIA RUSSELL & BRUCE KAPLAN Free concert. Sat 7/19, 7 PM, Clark Park, 3400 N. Rockwell. 312-742-7594.

SMALL POTATOES Thu 7/17, 7 PM, Bank One Plaza, Davis & Orrington, Evanston. 847-328-5864.

SONG CIRCLE Free in-store performance. Saturdays, 9 AM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

SUNNYSIDE UP Free concert. Sun 7/20, 2 PM, Chicago Women's Park and Gardens, 1827 S. Indiana. 312-742-1079.

TRAVELER'S DREAM Sun 7/13, 2 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

APRIL VERCH with Philippe Breau, Taylor Buckley, and Mark Bru. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Wilson Hall, Fermilab, Kirk and Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open stage. 773-478-4408.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Ruby Harris, Wavey Dave & others host a bluegrass jam. 773-384-8600.

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.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/19, Hoyle Brothers. 773-384-2547.

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

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.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 PM Thursday through Saturday, 7 PM Sunday. Mon 7/14, Half Day Bluegrass Band. Tue 7/15, Dawn O'Keefe Williams. 847-256-8870.

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. Sun 7/20, Whitey O'Day (no cover). 847-358-9150.

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

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

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Donnybrook. 312-836-0066.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Scarlet Confessions with Jamie O'Reilly, Anne Hills, Paul Amandes & Michael Smith. 708-788-2118.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 7/12, Flintlock. 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. Second Sunday of every month, open stage. 847-949-5355.

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

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

KERRY PIPER 7900 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, Irish session. 630-325-3732.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 7/14, 9 PM, Gan Bua (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Music at 10 PM. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session. 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 7/11, Lucille Reilly. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Marlon St. John, Erin O'Toole, Greg Steele, Chris Nichols & others perform at a benefit for New World Repertory Festival. Fri 7/18, Compound Interest with Anna Stange & Mike Lenich. Sat 7/19, 2 PM, song circle. 630-969-9720.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

LURRIE BELL Free performance and discussion. Thu 7/17, 12:15 PM, auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4850.

BETHESDAN CHOIR with LaJuan Dixon, Mildred Shadd, Geraldine Coleman, and Larry Jefferson. Sun 7/13, 11 AM and 5 PM, Greater Bethesda Baptist Church, 5301 S. Michigan. 773-373-3188.

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.

VANCE KELLY & THE BACKSTREET BLUES BAND Sat 7/19, 12:30 AM, aboard Spirit of Chicago, departing from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 773-342-0452.

PIANO C. RED & THE FLAT FOOT BOOGIE BLUES BAND Sundays, 8 AM-3 PM, New Maxwell Street Market, 1600 S. Canal. 312-437-0808.

MARTY SAMMON BAND Free concert. Fri 7/18, 6:30 PM, Paschen Park, 1932 W. Lunt. 312-742-7865.

KOKO TAYLOR & HER BLUES MACHINE, EMPTY CAN BAND Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Millennium Plaza, Galena and Stolp, Aurora. 630-844-4396. Tue 7/15, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

VOODOO PILOT Sat 7/19, 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.

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.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/18, Tenry Johns Band. Sat 7/19, Detroit Junior. 847-381-8585.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Grana Louise Band. Mon 7/14, Grana Louise & the BTS Express. Tue 7/15, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, Maurice John Vaughn Band with Shirley Johnson. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Linsey Alexander Band with Patricia Scott. Sundays and Thursdays, Shirley Johnson Band. Tue 7/15, Charlie Love Band with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, John Primer Band with Patricia Scott. 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 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 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.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Sat 7/19, Uptown Blues Project. 773-384-8600.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant; music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Fri 7/11, 5:30 PM, Christopher Waltz; 9 PM, John Primer, Joel Paterson. Sat 7/12, 6 PM, John Primer; 9:30 PM, Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Sun 7/13, Studebaker John. Mon 7/14, Jimmy Burns hosts the jam. Tue 7/15, Johnny B. Moore with Shirley Johnson. Wed 7/16, Carl Weathersby. Thu 7/17, Percy Strothers. Fri 7/18, 5:30 PM, Harmonica Hinds; 9:30 PM, Michael Burks, Tad Robinson. Sat 7/19, 5:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 9:30 PM, Tinsley Ellis, Quintus McCormick. 312-427-0333.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 7/11, Cadillac Dave & the Chicago Red Hots. Sat 7/12, Tab Benoit, Tab Benoit. Fri 7/18, Tinsley Ellis. Sat 7/19, Carl Weathersby. 630-513-0074.

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

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Undertow. Tuesdays, open mike with $3 Blues Band. Wednesdays, open jam with Midnight Renegades. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. Sat 7/19, Just Us. 773-685-8083.

FLAMINGO 6644 S. Cottage Grove: Mondays, 9 PM, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 773-684-0600.

FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY 5200 Main, Downers Grove: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays. Fri 7/11, Brother John. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 7/19, 9 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 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.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 7/12, J.B. Ritchie Power Blues Band. Tue 7/15, Jimbo Delta (no cover). Thursdays, open jam hosted by Lenny Spatafore (no cover). Sat 7/19, Studebaker John & the Hawks. 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 featuring local choirs. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Sundays, 9:30 PM, Matthew Skoller Band hosts the Sunday Night Spotlight blues-singer competition. Mon 7/14, 9:30 PM, Pete Special. Tue 7/15, 9:30 PM, Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs. Thu 7/17, 9:30 PM, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings. Fri 7/18, 10 PM, and Sat 7/19, 9:30 PM, No Mercy Band. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 7/18, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-245-0333.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 7/11, Deborah Coleman. Sat 7/12, John Primer. Sundays, Charlie Love, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sammy Fender. Tuesdays, Dion Payton, Howard Scott & the World Band. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Thu 7/17, Jimmy Burns. Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, Larry McCray. 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 9:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through 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. Tuesdays, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. 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.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Bluesmyth. 630-446-4001.

NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN 600 E. Grand: Sat 7/12, 3:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-595-7437.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/12, Dave Specter. Sat 7/19, Harlan Terson. 773-252-1155.

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

PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Fri 7/11 and Fri 7/18, 8:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 312-243-3600.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 7/12, Vini & the Demons. 773-486-9862.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Fri 7/11, Mars Blues Band. Sat 7/12, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Wed 7/16, Matthew Skoller Duo. Fri 7/18, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 7/11, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. Sat 7/12, Doktu Rhute. Wed 7/16, Jasper Buchanan. Fri 7/18, Street Corner Blue. Sat 7/19, Bluz Dadeez. 815-477-0340.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 9:30 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 PM Thursdays; no cover Thursdays. Fri 7/11, Chico Banks. Sat 7/12, Phil Guy. Sun 7/13, Sammy Fender hosts the jam. Fri 7/18, Charlie Love. Sun 7/20, 8 PM, all-star jam with Eddy Clearwater, Billy Branch, Jimmy Johnson, Melvin Taylor, Phil Guy, Sammy Fender, Charlie Love, Big Ray, Toronzo & Cannonball Express, Vini & the Demons, and others. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM Sundays and Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays. Tuesdays, Fri 7/11, and Sat 7/12, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thursdays, Eddie Taylor Jr., Ariyo, Larry Taylor. Fri 7/18, Larry Garner. Sat 7/19, Kinsey Report. 773-342-0452.

SATISFIED FROG 29 W 012 Butterfield, Warrenville: Fri 7/18, 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 7/13, Danny Draher. Tue 7/15, Dave Specter. 312-527-2722.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Sat 7/12, Pat Smillie. Fri 7/18, Vino Louden. Sat 7/19, Liz Manville. 847-991-2150.

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

VAUGHAN'S PLACE 6633 S. Ashland: Wednesdays, 9 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-434-1662.

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

WALLACE'S CATFISH CORNER 2800 W. Madison: Fridays and Saturdays, 5-9 PM, Cyrus Hayes with Lady Lee & others. 773-638-3474.

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

Jazz

Concerts

FRED ANDERSON TRIO Tue 7/15, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

ANDERS ASTRAND & THE GLOBAL PERCUSSION NETWORK Free concert. Tue 7/15, 7 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

ANGELA BOFILL, TOM BROWNE, LONNIE LISTON SMITH, NORMAN CONNORS & THE STARSHIP ORCHESTRA, MICHAEL ROSS Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Skyline Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-7437 or 312-559-1212.

FLIPPOMUSIC Free concert. Sun 7/20, 7 PM, Ravenswood Manor Park, 4604 N. Manor. 312-742-7572.

HOT JAZZ, 6 COOL NIGHTS featuring Janice Borla, Judy Niemack, and Roseanna Vitro with Floyd Standifer, Dan Haerle, Kelly Sill, Jack Mouse, and Jeanfrancois Prins. Fri 7/18 through Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Heininger Auditorium, Larrance Academic Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5620.

JAZZ PIE: A MOVING MUSICAL SLICE OF AMERICA with Johnny Frigo, Joe Cerqua, Corky Siegel (Sunday only), Orbert Davis, Wilfredo Rivera, Bobbi Wilsyn & others. Sat 7/12, 8 PM, and Sun 7/13, 2 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

HENRY JOHNSON ORGAN EXPRESS Free concert. Tue 7/15, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

DOUG LAWRENCE ORCHESTRA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Suzi Tillman at 6 PM. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

CORKY MCCLERKIN TRIO, NANETTE FRANK Mon 7/14, 7 PM, ETA Square, 7558 S. South Chicago. 773-752-3955.

MEGON MCDONOUGH Fri 7/18, 7 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

OPEN JAM hosted by Ernest Dawkins & Steve Berry with percussionist Isaiah Spencer & pianist Justin Dillard (no cover). Sundays, 3-7 PM, AACM Nu Beginnings, 7051 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

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

BILL FUDOLI & RICH FUDOLI QUINTET Thu 7/17, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

BILL PORTER ORCHESTRA Free concert. Wed 7/16, 6:30 PM, Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt. 312-742-7887.

JOE RANDON Thu 7/17, 6:30 PM, Uihlein Plaza, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-280-9550.

JOHN SCOFIELD BAND, GROOVATRON 18 & over. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

SUENOS Fri 7/18, 12:10 PM, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut. 312-787-4570.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER JAZZ ENSEMBLE, NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE JAZZ COMBOS Sat 7/19, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

TWO FOR BRAZIL Thu 7/17, 7:30 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

MARSHALL VENTE & TROPICALE Free concert. Thu 7/17, 7 PM, Port Clinton Square, 600 Central, Highland Park. 847-433-2842.

MARSHALL VENTE & TROPICALE with Rita Duarte, Two for Brazil, and Howard Levy perform on a cruise ship. Sun 7/13, 8 PM, aboard the Windy, departing from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. 312-595-5472.

JULI WOOD/JOHN GOLDMAN 2-HORN BAND Free concert. Thu 7/17, 7:30 PM, James Park, Dodge & Mulford, Evanston. 847-328-4650.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Saturdays, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio. Sundays, 8 PM, Sam Burckhardt Combo. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charlie Braugham. Tuesdays 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. Sat 7/19, 9:30 PM, Dave Gordon Quintet. 312-642-6805.

ANTHONY'S RESTAURANT AND JAZZ CLUB 231 Douglas, Elgin: Sun 7/20, 5-7 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain hosts a jam session with Lara Jenkins, Michael Milo, and Sue Pasquale. 847-717-6759.

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.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Detour. Sun 7/13 through Sat 7/19, Carlos Cannon. Sun 7/20, Bobby Lewis. 312-751-2433.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Music upstairs in the show lounge: Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/19, 9:30 PM, Frank D'Rone. Sat 7/12, 9:30 PM, Bob Perna & Persistence. 773-435-0130.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Wed 7/16, Matt Erion Trio. 630-406-0008.

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

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/12, Kimberly Gordon. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Fri 7/11, Laurie Lee Moses, Jon Irabagon, Frank Rosaly. Sat 7/12, Lynn Book, Tatsu Aoki, Lou Mallozzi. Sat 7/19, Jon Mueller, Jerome Bryerton, Steven Hess. 773-463-0158.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Thursdays, 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham & Don Stille. 847-647-8282.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 7/11 and Thu 7/17 through Sat 7/19, Bob Davis Trio. Sat 7/12, Ed Coward Trio. Wed 7/16, Dave Simone Trio. 847-969-9900.

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

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

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

CYRANO'S BISTRO 546 N. Wells: Music at 8:30 PM. Fridays, Joe Iaco & Rachel Pardo. 312-467-0546.

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

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Wed 7/16, 9:30 PM, Jason Roebke's Rapid Croche. 773-276-3600.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music starts at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 7/11, Scott Lies Trio. Sat 7/12, Andy Meacham Trio. Fri 7/18, John Mose Trio. Sat 7/19, 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 7/13, 6 PM, Lenny King's Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Sun 7/20, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners 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.

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

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

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 7/20, 2 PM, Don Stiernberg's Hot Strings Plus One. 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: Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Melvin Sparks Band. Sun 7/13, 8 PM, Juli Wood Quartet (no cover). Mon 7/14, 6 PM, Rich Pardo Trio (no cover). Tuesdays, DJs spin mambo and salsa. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Ryan Cohan Quartet. Fri 7/18, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, King Johnson. Sat 7/19, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Frank Catalano Band. 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 7/11, 9 PM, Bob Long Trio with Tito Carrillo (see Critic's Choice). Fridays, 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Sat 7/12, 8 PM, Frank Catalano Quintet. Saturdays, midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sundays, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. Mon 7/14, 9 PM, George Freeman Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue. Wed 7/16, 9 PM, Ryan Cohan Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Von Freeman Quartet. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, Oscar Brown Jr. & Maggie Brown. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Third Thursday of every month, 9 PM, Ted Hogarth Sextet. 773-465-8005.

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.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 7/11, 9 PM, Trio 3 with Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman & Andrew Cyrille. Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues (18 & over). Sun 7/20, 3 PM, Lucy Smith Quartet, Stephanie Wells Project; 8 PM, Lynn Book. 312-362-9707.

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

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

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

JACARANDA 3608 W. 26th: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Conjunto. Fri 7/18, Suenos. 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 7/11 through Sun 7/13, Taylor Eigsti Trio (see Critic's Choice). Tue 7/15 through Sun 7/20, Pharoah Sanders Quartet with William Henderson, Don Pate & George Fludas. 312-670-2473.

JC'S PUB & RISTORANTE 13101 Cicero, Midlothian: Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Manfree & Vibrations. 708-388-7755.

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: Fridays, 6 PM, Kimberly Gordon & Chris Foreman (no cover). Fri 7/11, 9:30 PM, Hinda Hoffman Quartet with Mike Allemana. Sundays, 1 PM, Tim Green/Tim McNamara Trio; 7 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Mondays, 9:30 PM, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas, Scott Burns & Jodie Christian/Dan Trudell. Thursdays, 9:30 PM, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). Fri 7/18, 9:30 PM, Carl Leukaufe Combo with Lou Marini. Sat 7/19, 9:30 PM, Matt Pinizzotto Band, Petropoulos Organ Quartet with Michelle Thomas. 773-348-7592.

KOPI CAFE 5317 N. Clark: Second Monday of every month, 8 PM, Steven Hashimoto Duo. 773-989-5674.

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

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays and Sundays through 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, Ken Shiokawa. 312-829-4600.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Tue 7/15, Horn House with Ryan Bennett, Thaddus Franklin, Eric Koppa, John Zelisko & Brett Benteler. 773-525-2422.

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

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 Earl Holman. 847-952-8755.

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: Fri 7/11, 10 PM, Peter Schwendener Quartet. Wed 7/16, WesBound Trane. Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, 10 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Music at 10 PM. 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.

NO FRICTION 2502 N. California: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Astral-Terra Trapeze Unit. 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.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. 312-787-9400.

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 in the Lobby Lounge. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Eric Remschneider Trio with Stephanie Browning. 312-337-2888.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, Kelly Brand Trio. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thursdays, Birdwatch. Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, Dave Specter Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7:30 PM Monday and Tuesday, 8 PM Wednesday through Saturday; no cover. Tuesdays, Judy Roberts. Wednesdays, Devil in a Woodpile. Thursdays, King Fleming Trio. 847-243-3700.

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 7/20, 7 PM, Square Root of 5 Quartet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 8:30 PM weeknights, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays. Sat 7/12, 4 PM, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers, Brienn Perry Ensemble, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo (no cover). Thu 7/17, Steven Hashimoto Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sat 7/12, Rick Shandling Trio. Tue 7/15, Mark Madsen. Sat 7/19, Morphology Quartet, Carl Davis Quartet. 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.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Restaurant; no cover. Music at 7 PM on Friday & Saturday, 8 PM on Thursday. Thursdays, JT & the Clouds. 312-491-1122.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Thu 7/17, Elaine Dame Trio. 312-527-2722.

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

SIMON'S TAVERN 5210 N. Clark: Third Sunday of every month, 9 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-878-0894.

SMALL BAR 2956 N. Albany: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 7/12, Aviva. 773-509-9888.

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

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.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 7/17, 9:30 PM, Dave McDonnell Ensemble, Ray Harmon's Horses and Corpses. 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.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Tue 7/15, 8 PM, Jason Seed Quartet. 773-929-3680.

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 Earl Holman (no cover). 847-281-8800.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 7/11, Gerard Harris Quintet. Sat 7/12, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Malachi Thompson's Freebop Band, Aaron Moore, Oscar Brown Jr. Sundays, 7 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett and percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Greg Ward & friends. 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

ALI BANGASH Sun 7/20, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

DANSIKA, SON DE MADERA perform as part of the AfroFolk Live series. Wed 7/16, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

GINGARTE CAPOEIRA Sat 7/12, 8 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. 773-252-2881 or 773-924-3220.

JUAN IGLESIAS Free concert. Fri 7/18, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MIKE MALDONADO BAND Thu 7/17, 5-10 PM, Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-0516.

SON DE MADERA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Rene Cardoza at 6 PM. Thu 7/17, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

YERBA BUENA performs at Chicago SummerDance, preceded by dance lessons with Miguel Mendez at 6 PM. See Critic's Choice. Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Michigan between Harrison and Balbo. 312-742-4007.

International

Clubs

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

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

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

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM 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.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 7/12, 10 PM, Jimmy Bosch, William Gomez Con Cache Orquesta. Sun 7/13, 8:30 PM, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits. Fri 7/18, 9 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble with Emilo Valdes. Sat 7/19, 8:30 PM, Natacha Atlas, Electro Bamako, DuOud, So Kalmery. 312-362-9707.

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.

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.

RUMBA 351 W. Hubbard: Wed 7/16, 8 PM, Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble. 312-222-1226.

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

CLAIRE AEBERSOLD AND RALPH NEIWEEM pianos (Mozart, Downey, Schubert). Fri 7/18, 7:30 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-905-1500.

AUREA ENSEMBLE with puppeteer Blair Thomas in a chamber concert (Dvorak, Ives, Gershwin, Johnston). Thu 7/17, 7:30 PM, Sherwood Conservatory of Music, 1312 S. Michigan. 312-427-6267.

JOAN BLACKMAN, RUSSELL HERSHOW, MARLENA TURESKI, AND DEBORAH SOBOL violin, viola, cello, and piano, perform music of Faure in a free concert. Tue 7/15, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

MICHAEL BURRITT marimba, with vibraphonist Clay Condon and members of the Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble in a free concert (Bach, Dietz, Cage, and others). Mon 7/14, 7 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

CHANTICLEER (Debussy, Saint-Saens, Billings, Stucky, Hawley, and others). Thu 7/17, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Fri 7/11, 8 PM, Peter Oundjian, conductor, with pianist Piotr Anderszewski, oboist Michael Henoch, clarinetist John Bruce Yeh, and bassoonist David McGill in an all-Mozart program. Sat 7/12, 7 PM, Bobby McFerrin, conductor and vocalist, with soprano Kathleen Battle, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, and the Chicago Children's Choir (Mozart, Bizet, Gounod, McFerrin, traditional). Sun 7/13, 7 PM, Nicholas McGegan, conductor, with violinist Pekka Kuusisto, harpsichordist Stephen Alltop, and Jimmy Bosch's Salsa Dura (Handel, Vivaldi/Lederer); followed by Martin Theatre "postlude concert" featuring Jimmy Bosch's Salsa Dura. Fri 7/18, 8 PM, James Conlon, conductor, with pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard in an all-Beethoven program. Sat 7/19, 8 PM, James Conlon, conductor, with pianist Yefim Bronfman (Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak). Sun 7/20, 8 PM, Andrew Litton conducts music of Richard Strauss in a "Theater Project" production of Le bourgeois gentilhomme. 847-266-5100.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in public rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 7/12 and Sat 7/19, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in a free concert. Tue 7/15, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MEMBERS OF THE CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO with violinist Joseph Glymph in a free chamber music concert (Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Spohr). Sun 7/20, 3 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-341-1521.

DA CORNETO OPERA Robert Ashens conducts Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia. Sun 7/20, 4 PM, Church of St. Hilary, 5600 N. Fairfield. 847-662-2694.

MARK DAMISCH piano, in a benefit for the Chicago-Petach Tikva Sister Cities Committee (Chopin, Bartok, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Gershwin). Thu 7/17, 6 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

MATHIEU DUFOUR AND FRANCESCO MILIOTO flute and piano, in a free concert (Schubert, Roussel, Faure). Mon 7/14, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

DU PAGE OPERA THEATRE performs Mozart's Don Giovanni. Sat 7/12, Tue 7/15, Fri 7/18, and Sat 7/19, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

STEVE EDWARDS AND PHILIP SIMMONS guitars, in a free concert. Sun 7/13, 2 PM, Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington, Evanston. 847-866-0300.

COLM FITZMAURICE AND ERIC MC KEEVER tenor and baritone, with pianist Francesco Milioto in a program of "art songs, opera, and musical theater." Free admission. Sun 7/20, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

FRIEDRICH-LESSKY CHOR Friedrich Lessky conducts a free program of choral music (J. Strauss and others). Mon 7/14, 7:30 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 110 W. Webster. 773-325-1039.

GRANT PARK ORCHESTRA Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson: Fri 7/11 and Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Philippe Bianoconi (Milhaud, Grieg, Dvorak). Wed 7/16, 6:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with pianist Kevin Cole and narrator Mel Zellman (Gershwin, Anderson, Rodgers, Raksin, Herbert). Fri 7/18 and Sat 7/19, 7:30 PM, James Paul, conductor, with violinist Isabel Faust (Nielsen, Sibelius, Alfven). 312-742-4763.

HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITALS Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State: Sun 7/13, 4 PM, Thom Gouwens. Sun 7/20, 4 PM, Eric Budzynski. 312-664-6963.

JULIUS MEINL COFFEEHOUSE 3601 N. Southport: Saturdays, 8 PM, and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Oistrach Ensemble. 773-868-1856.

MICHAEL KIMMELMAN piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Haydn, Bach, Chopin). Wed 7/16, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

LIGHT OPERA WORKS in a program of excerpts from Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta. Wed 7/16, 8 PM, Omni Orrington Hotel, 1710 Orrington, Evanston. 847-869-6300.

MAVERICK ENSEMBLE See Critic's Choice. Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State. 312-846-2800 or 312-771-4916. Mon 7/14, 8 PM, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago. 773-227-5522 or 312-771-4916.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE CHOIR, ORCHESTRA, AND WIND ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Vaughan Williams, A. Scarlatti, Chadwick, Arnold, R. Harris, Bassler, McCray, Jacobsen, Whitacre). Sat 7/12, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE GUITAR RECITAL Free admission. Fri 7/11, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE SOLO AND CHAMBER RECITAL Free admission. Sun 7/13 and Sun 7/20, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC INSTITUTE WIND ENSEMBLE AND HONORS CHAMBER ENSEMBLES Don Owens, conductor, with flutist Heather Landes (Bernstein/Grundman, Owens). Fri 7/18, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHSHORE CONCERT BAND Lawrence Stoffel conducts a program of marches, show tunes, and classical music. Mon 7/14, 6 PM, Millennium Park, Monroe and Michigan. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER BAND Don Owens, conductor, with the National High School Music Institute Wind Ensemble (Bernstein/Grundman, Owens, and others). Wed 7/16, 7 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ORCHESTRA Robert G. Hasty, conductor, with pianists Timothy and Natasha Mah (Mendelssohn, Brahms, Poulenc). Sun 7/13, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

OPERA THEATRE HIGHLAND PARK in a children's concert (Rossini, The Barber of Seville). Sat 7/19, 11 AM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-831-2938.

DEVVORA PAPATHEODOROU AND ROBERT ROHLAND perform four-hand piano music of Brahms in a free concert. Sat 7/12, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-782-3532.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal. Free admission. Sat 7/12 and Sat 7/19, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in a free concert. Wed 7/16, 7 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC Joseph Glymph conducts a free concert (Suppe, Britten, Tchaikovsky, Schubert). Sun 7/13, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

VINCENT P. SKOWRONSKI AND SAORI CHIBA violin and piano, in a free concert (Chopin, Vieuxtemps, Massenet, Kodaly, Schumann, Debussy, Monti). Sun 7/13, 3:30 PM, Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle. 847-491-9155.

ELLSWORTH SNYDER, MIMMI FULMER, AND STEVE NELSON-RANEY perform music of John Cage and Steve Nelson-Raney. Sat 7/19, 6:25 PM, Bell Studio, 3428 N. Southport. 773-281-2172.

FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE STEANS INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS in a program of French composers. Mon 7/14, 7 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

WAUKEGAN MUNICIPAL BAND in a free outdoor concert. Tue 7/15, 7:30 PM, Stiner Memorial Pavilion, 201 Sea Horse Dr., Waukegan. 847-599-2525.

Fairs & Festivals

BENFEST Irving Park and Leavitt: Fri 7/18, 7 PM, Catfight; 9 PM, Afrodisiacs. Sat 7/19, 3 PM, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute), Beatles Ensemble; 5 PM, Hat Guys; 7 PM, Bad Examples; 9 PM, Bumpus. Sun 7/20, 2 PM, Mystery Train; 3 PM, Beatles Ensemble; 5 PM, Muck Brothers; 7 PM, Underwater People. 773-665-4682.

BROOKFEST JayCee/Ehlert Park, Gerritsen and Elm, Brookfield: Fri 7/18, 6 PM, Catch-22; 7:30 PM, Off Broadway; 9:30 PM, Buckinghams. Sat 7/19, 2 PM, Detour; 3:30 PM, Balriada; 5:15 PM, Blue Lincolns; 7:15 PM, Non-Stop Nonsense; 9:30 PM, Smithereens. Sun 7/20, 2 PM, Bill Smrha; 4 PM, Storm Warning; 6 PM, Biscuit & the Mix; 7:45 PM, Rick Saucedo. 773-868-3010.

CHICAGO FOLK & ROOTS FESTIVAL Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside: Sat 7/12, 11:30 AM, Coat; noon, Dale Petersohn; 12:30 PM, Nelson Sosa; 1 PM, Special Music by Special People, Linda M. Smith; 1:30 PM, Brian Grover; 1:45 PM, fiddle contest finals; 2 PM, Wabash Jug Band; 2:30 PM, Ben Porter; 3 PM, Jim & Jennie & the Pinetops, Barbara Barrow; 3:30 PM, Antje Gehrken; 3:45 PM, Bomba; 4 PM, Real Caulfields; 4:15 PM, Buddy Miller Band; 4:30 PM, JJ & the Blues Makers; 5 PM, Dog Bone; 5:30 PM, Chris Walz; 6 PM, Pickin' Bubs; 6:15 PM, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; 6:30 PM, Beatles Ensemble; 7 PM, Liam & Miki; 7:30 PM, Magnesium; 8 PM, Camper Van Beethoven, Lubbock. Sun 7/13, 11:30 AM, Groove Ova; noon, Medium Pulp; 12:30 PM, Kristin Ronne; 1 PM, Charming Axe, Dust Busties; 1:30 PM, Colleen Springer; 2 PM, Issa Boulos Ensemble, Hoyle Brothers; 2:30 PM, Mark Dvorak & the Spontaneous Folk Ensemble; 3 PM, Tyler Too; 3:15 PM, Funkadesi; 3:30 PM, Ruble Collective; 4 PM, Chris Winters; 4:30 PM, Peeking Crayon; 5 PM, Son de Madera, Sunnyside Up; 5:30 PM, Aerin Tedesco; 6 PM, Jeff Hunter 5-Tet; 6:30 PM, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Daniel's Legal; 7 PM, Covered in Honey; 7:30 PM, Charming Axe; 8 PM, Face for Radio; 8:15 PM, Yerba Buena (see Critic's Choice). Festival also features storytellers, music and dance workshops, and children's entertainment. 773-728-6000.

CHINATOWN SUMMER FAIR 2003 Wentworth between Cermak and 26th: Sun 7/20, noon, Daniel Roughan; 1 PM, Jesters; 2 PM, Bleeding Turnips; 3 PM, Panda Panda; 3:30 PM, Eclectic Soul; 4 PM, Ripley Caine; 5 PM, Ballistic Edna; 6 PM, Robb Roy; 7 PM, Lori Wyatt. Festival also includes dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, and children's entertainment. 773-553-1405.

EVANSTON ETHNIC ARTS FESTIVAL Dawes Park, Sheridan and Church, Evanston: Sat 7/19, 12:30 PM, Carpacho y Su Super Combo; 1 PM, Hellenic Five; 3:30 PM, Lira Singers Quartet; 4 PM, Bohola; 5 PM, Dan Boadi & Ghanatta Internationale; 5:30 PM, Mariachi Nuevo Imperial. Sun 7/20, noon, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; 12:30 PM, Sol y Duende; 2 PM, Karma Sutra; 3 PM, Sir Shina Owolabi & the African Morning Stars Band; 3:30 PM, Salaam Middle Eastern Music Ensemble; 5 PM, Gypsy Fire & Soul; 6 PM, Midwest Buddhist Temple Taiko Group. 847-448-8260.

GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL Gebhard Woods State Park, 250 Ottawa, Morris: Sat 7/12, 10 AM, Bill & Sharon Van Dusen; 10:45 AM, Neal Peck; 11:30 AM, Bill Robinson & Friends; 12:15 PM, Dan Zahn; 1 PM, Jessica Schaeffer, Kate Moretti; 1:45 PM, Barbara Hale Ernst, Anna Stange; 2:30 PM, Rick Thum, Tony Scarimbolo with Diane Ippel & Rob Williams; 3:15 PM, Mike Anderson; 4 PM, Malcolm Dalglish; 4:45 PM, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams. Sun 7/13, 10 AM, Dan Zahn; 11:30 AM, Rick Thum, Rocco Bartolini; 12:15 PM, Neal Peck, David & Annette Lindsey; 1 PM, Sherri Farley, Steve Endsley; 1:45 PM, Diane Ippel & Rob Williams, Anna Stange; 2:30 PM, Barbara Hale Ernst, Kate Moretti; 3:15 PM, Jessica Schaeffer & Matt Coley, Bill & Sharon Van Dusen; 4 PM, Mike Anderson; 4:45 PM, Bill Robinson & Friends. Festival also features music workshops and children's activities. 708-331-6875.

HEAT A. Finkl & Sons Steel Campus, 2011 N. Southport: Fri 7/11, 4:30 PM, Hat Guys; 6 PM, DJ Bear Who?; 7 PM, Voodoo Kings; 8:30 PM, Jesse de la Pena; 10 PM, George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars. Sat 7/12, 4:30 PM, Gringo Starr; 6 PM, Just Joey; 6:30 PM, Mr. A.L.I.; 8 PM, Tommie Sunshine; 8:45 PM, Fischerspooner; 10 PM, Sonic Boom Live Remote. Sun 7/13, 4:30 PM, Pala; 6 PM, Just Joey; 6:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8 PM, Just Joey; 8:30 PM, the Samples. 312-421-7672, ext. 22.

IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Fri 7/11, 12:30 PM, Dooley Brothers; 6 PM, Whitey O'Day; 6:30 PM, Gan Bua, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band; 7:30 PM, Salthill Mines; 9 PM, Tossers; 10 PM, North & South. Sat 7/12, noon, St. James Gate; 2:30 PM, Dyed in the Wool; 4 PM, Larkin Brothers; 5 PM, Another Pint, Academy of Irish Music; 6 PM, Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society; 6:30 PM, Lunasa; 7:30 PM, Gan Bua; 8 PM, Burren Ceili Band; 9 PM, Young Dubliners; 10 PM, Fonnmohr. Sun 7/13, noon, Baal Tinne; 12:30 PM, Dooley Brothers; 2:30 PM, Chancey Brothers; 3:30 PM, Lunasa; 4:30 PM, Moore & Broaders; 6 PM, Shannon Rovers; 7 PM, Fonnmohr; 8 PM, Young Dubliners; 9 PM, Finbar Fagan Band. Festival also features dance performances, cultural exhibits, and children's entertainment. 773-282-7035.

LAKEVIEW'S CLARK STREET FAIR Clark between Addison and Newport: Sat 7/19, noon, Silver Atlas; 1 PM, Man Planet; 1:30 PM, Cecilia; 2:45 PM, Homunculus; 3:30 PM, Mike & Joe; 4:30 PM, J. Davis Trio; 5:30 PM, Air This Side of Caution; 6:15 PM, Bottle of Justus; 7 PM, Slightly Stoopid; 8:45 PM, Eve 6. Sun 7/20, noon, Halfway Jane; 1 PM, Changes; 1:45 PM, Monovox; 2:45 PM, Nicholas Tremulis; 3:45 PM, Ike Reilly; 5:15 PM, Harmony Reilly; 6 PM, Authority Zero; 7 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 8 PM, Hot Hot Heat. 773-868-3010.

NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FAMILY FEST & CARNIVAL Irving Park and Rockwell: Fri 7/11, 6 PM, Token; 7:30 PM, Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute); 9 PM, MST (Michael Schenker tribute). Sat 7/12, 2 PM, June's Arrival; 4 PM, Eklypse; 6 PM, Elleven; 7:30 PM, Rival; 9 PM, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute). Sun 7/13, 6:30 PM, Power Play. 773-463-4161.

PEACE FEST Cricket Hill, Lincoln Park, Montrose and the lake: Sat 7/12, noon, Prime Meridian; 1 PM, Electric Medicine; 2 PM, Squared Off; 3 PM, Pissbucket; 4 PM, Secret Agent Bill; 5 PM, Genral Patton & His Privates; 6 PM, 13 Flowers; 7 PM, 1000 Vertical Ft.; 8 PM, Flathead Fillups. Sun 7/13, noon, Broken Finger; 1 PM, Egnaro; 2 PM, B.M.M.T.; 3 PM, Leroy Fix; 4 PM, Milkplow; 5 PM, Waste; 6 PM, Family Groove Company; 7 PM, Starrunner. Festival also features speakers, poets, and drum circles. 708-795-1146.

WOODSTOCK FOLK FESTIVAL Woodstock Square, Dean and Calhoun, Woodstock: Sun 7/20, 12:30 PM, John Lilly; 1:15 PM, Beth Horner; 2 PM, Amy Beth; 2:45 PM, Dana Robinson; 3:30 PM, Carol Ponder; 4:15 PM, Kim & Reggie Harris; 5:15 PM, Andy Cohen; 6 PM, sing-along finale. Festival also features blues workshop, open mike, storytellers, and children's entertainment. 815-337-0353.

WORLD'S LARGEST BLOCK PARTY Madison and Desplaines: Benefit for Old St. Patrick's Church. Fri 7/18, 5 PM, Mr. North, Sonia Dada; 9 PM, Better Than Ezra. Sat 7/19, 5 PM, Marty Lloyd, Dan Darrah; 9 PM, BoDeans. 312-648-1590.

Miscellaneous

DU PAGE COMMUNITY BAND Free outdoor concert. Wed 7/16, 7:30 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park and Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

PEOPLE'S MUSIC SCHOOL Free concert. Sat 7/12, 11 AM, Museum Campus, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-409-9696.

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