TRG Music Listings | The Reader's Guide Feature | Chicago Reader

News & Politics » The Reader's Guide Feature

TRG Music Listings

comment

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Concerts

1964 THE TRIBUTE (BEATLES TRIBUTE) Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

ABBA MANIA Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

AFI, HOT WATER MUSIC, BLEEDING THROUGH All-ages. Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, HOOBA-

STANK, OZOMATLI, DIFFUSER All-ages. Sun 10/12, 6 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

JIM BRICKMAN Free in-store performance. Fri 10/10, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

MAGGIE BROWN, RICH DANIELS & others perform at an opening party for the exhibit "Harold Washington: The Man and the Movement." Sat 10/4, 10 AM-2 PM, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-642-4600.

CAEDMON'S CALL, GINNY OWENS, PAUL WRIGHT Fri 10/3, 7 PM, Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day, Deerfield. 630-833-3733.

NEKO CASE Thu 10/9, 6 PM, Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-665-7600 or 312-559-1212.

CELLS Free concert. Fri 10/3, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CENTRO-MATIC Free in-store performance; see Spot Check. Sat 10/4, 3 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

CHER Sold out. Sun 10/12, 7:30 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 847-635-6601 or 312-559-1212.

KRISTIN COTTS Free in-store performance. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

COWBOY JUNKIES Sat 10/11, 8 PM, the Hemmens, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-931-5900.

CRYSTAL VISION Free in-store performances. Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, MXPX, BRAND NEW, PIEBALD 10/3 sold out; all-ages. Fri 10/3, 6:45 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212. Wed 10/8, 7 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

HOWIE DAY All-ages; 10/11 with Charlotte Martin; 10/12 with Lizzie West (sold out). Sat 10/11 and Sun 10/12, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

DEL SOULS Free in-store performance. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

DIRECT FROM VEGAS: A TRIBUTE TO THE RAT PACK Steve Apple, Gary Corsello, and Lonnie Parlor perform in a tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Paramount Arts Center, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

DJ JUNKROC spins at a 10th-anniversary party, with short films by Rooftop Films and Clamor magazine. Fri 10/10, 7 PM, Autonomous Zone, 2129 N. Milwaukee. 773-353-3705.

DJ SHAKA, DJ MARGARET NOBLE Fri 10/3, 6 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

FROM GALWAY TO BROADWAY with Ciaran Sheehan, Fiona Murphy, Eily O'Grady. Sat 10/4, 7:30 PM, St. Mary of the Woods Church, 7033 N. Moselle. 773-792-2377 or 773-763-1416.

FRUIT BATS, BAGPIPES AND DRUMS OF THE EMERALD SOCIETY, DALRIADA perform at a benefit to raise reward money to catch the killer of Barry Cunnane. Sun 10/5, 3-9 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

MIKE GALLAGHER BAND Fri 10/10, 8 PM, World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

PHILIP GLASS ENSEMBLE performs the sound track to Koyaanisqatsi at a screening of the film. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

MIKE GORDON, KAKI KING All-ages. Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

RON HAWKING performs "His Way: A Tribute to the Man and His Music" (Frank Sinatra tribute). Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 6 and 9 PM, and Sundays, 3 PM, NBC Tower, 455 Cityfront Plaza. 312-222-1188.

HELLOWEEN, JAY PANZER, BEYOND THE EMBRACE All-ages. Wed 10/8, 7 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

HEY MERCEDES Free in-store performance. Tue 10/7, 7 PM, Tower Records, 383 Army Trail Rd., Bloomingdale. 630-582-2555.

HOT HOT HEAT, FRENCH KICKS, IMA ROBOT See Critic's Choice on Hot Hot Heat; see Spot Check on Ima Robot; all-ages. Fri 10/3, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

GUY KLUCEVSEK & PHILLIP JOHNSTON See Critic's Choice; free concert. Sat 10/4, 2 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

STEPHEN LYNCH, OLD NO. 8 All-ages. Sat 10/4, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

MANA Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 312-879-9111 or 312-559-1212.

MAZE WITH FRANKIE BEVERLY Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL MCDERMOTT Benefit for Lake County Public Library Foundation. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Radisson Holiday Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st, Merrillville, Indiana. 866-468-3401.

MIDNIGHT CIRCUS performs The Flower Thieves. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, and Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

MIDWAY RAMBLERS Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

BOB MUSIAL Free in-store performance. Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

NAVID Free concert. Mon 10/6, 7 PM, Eclecticity, 3162 N. Clark. 773-929-3080.

MARY KAY NOTTER Free in-store performance. Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

PARIS COMBO, KEVIN O'DONNELL & THE NATIONAL QUARTET Sat 10/11, 7 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PRESTON KLIK RITUAL Fri 10/3, 8:18 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-973-0007.

QUEENSRYCHE, ECHO SEVEN Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

ABE QUIGLEY Free concert. Mon 10/6, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

REBECCA F. Free concert. Fri 10/10, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SECOND HAND POETS Free in-store performance. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

SLEEPING AT LAST Free in-store performance. Tue 10/7, 12:30 PM, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

STARLIGHT MINTS Free in-store performance. Mon 10/6, 5 PM, Reckless Records, 3157 N. Broadway. 773-404-5080.

STARTING LINE, HOMEGROWN, ALISTAR, EARLY NOVEMBER, SENSES FAIL All-ages. Sat 10/11, 6 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

OMARI TAU accompanied by pianist Jeremy Kahn; free admission. Tue 10/7, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

A TRIBUTE TO THE RAT PACK Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Paramount Arts Center, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION with Melissa Adams, David Wilner, Johnny L., Tom Sharpe; free admission. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

PAUL VEZMER Free in-store performance. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111.

BOBBY VINTON Sun 10/12, 4 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

WANDERING ENDORPHIN Free in-store performances. Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge. 708-457-2111. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1500 16th, Oak Brook. 630-574-0800.

KELLER WILLIAMS 18 & over. Fri 10/10, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fridays, 7 PM, Oh! Pair (in the pub). Fri 10/3, 9:30 PM, Big Wu, Recipe (18 & over). Sat 10/4, 7 PM, Split Lip Rayfield, Slobberbone (18 & over); 11:30 PM, Papa M, Rabbit Rabbit, Entrance. Mon 10/6, 9 PM, Broken Social Scene, Metric, Jason Collett (18 & over). Wed 10/8, 10 PM, Deals Gone Bad. Thu 10/9, 9 PM, New Deal (18 & over). Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Josh Rouse, Leona Naess, Forty Piece Choir. Sat 10/11, 7 and 11 PM, Kid Koala presents "Short Attention Span Theater" with DJ P-Love, DJ Jester, Lederhosen Lucil (early show 18 & over). 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, DJ Rozco, Pat B. Tuesdays, Pat B. 815-356-6000.

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

ANTHONY'S RESTAURANT AND JAZZ CLUB 231 Douglas, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, open mike. Thursdays, DJ Rodney B. 847-717-6759.

BANDOLEROS LOUNGE 225 W. Ontario: Saturdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-337-8080.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. First Sunday of every month, Analog Addicts spin soul and hip-hop. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: First Friday of every month, 8:30 PM, Rhythm Rockets. Wed 10/8, 8:30 PM, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan (no cover). Fri 10/10, 9 PM, Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones tribute). 847-381-8585.

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

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music at 9 PM. Fri 10/3, Shazam, Boss Martians, Van Go, Cyclesomething. Sat 10/4, Last of the Showmen, Model One, Frank Tribes, Vax Wallow. Sun 10/5, Cobs, Bluebottle, Flats. Mondays, 10 PM, Pat McCurdy. Tue 10/7, 8 PM, "Chick Singer Night." Wed 10/8, Lavellas, Tom Slater Band, Indignant. Thu 10/9, Doxies, Stickmen Music, Lance Drake, Tiffany Hull. Sat 10/11, Redline, National Drag, Sleepers, Lomax. 773-281-4444.

BIG BAR Hyatt Regency, 151 E. Wacker: Thursdays, 9 PM-midnight, Moods. 312-565-1234, ext. 4999.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Fat Cat, Burbanks (10/3 with Hoyne). 773-770-2039.

BIG HOUSE 2354 N. Clybourn: Music upstairs in the show lounge: Mondays, 7:30 PM, Bob Solone hosts an open mike. Thu 10/9, 7:30 PM, Gina Gibson. 773-435-0130.

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

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 10/3, 7 PM, Slackers, Maxeen, Chuck Wren (all-ages). Sat 10/4, 6 PM, Lawrence Arms, Killing Tree, the Ghost, Open-Heart Surgery (all-ages); 10 PM, Paperbacks, Hot Dog City, Like Young, Amen Booze Rooster. Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Cruxshadows, 48 Sin, DJ Alyda (all-ages). Mon 10/6, 6 PM, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Big Big Shoulders, Independents, Secret Agent Bill (all-ages); 10 PM, Chuck Wren (no cover). Wed 10/8 and Thu 10/9, 6 PM, Fire Theft (see Spot Check), Laguardia (all-ages). Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Unsane, Turbo A.C.'s, Oxbow, Gasoline Fight (18 & over). Sat 10/11, 6 PM, Macabre, Infecting the Soul, Insurrection (all-ages). Sun 10/12, 5 PM, Mustard Plug, Slick Shoes, Big D & the Kids' Table, Indecisives (all-ages); 10 PM, Funeral Home Photographers, William Elliott Whitmore, A-Set. 773-975-0505.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Col. Bruce Hampton & the Code Talkers. Sun 10/5, Bluestring. Mondays, Terry Fogell spins on karaoke night. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. Fri 10/10, Diplomats of Solid Sound, Link Quartet. Sat 10/11, Schadd. Sundays, 10:30 PM, Terrapin Flyer hosts the Dead jam. 773-384-8600.

BRISKU'S BISTRO 4100 N. Kedzie: Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Seeking Syd (Pink Floyd tribute), Zea Mays. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Edge Runner, Soul Pollution. 773-279-9141.

BUCK'S GRILL 183 W. Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays. Fri 10/3, Paul Allodi (no cover). Sun 10/5, Tim Nolan hosts an open mike. Fri 10/10, Steve Roth. Sun 10/12, David Bruce hosts an open mike. 847-550-1127.

BUCKTOWN PUB 1658 W. Cortland: Music at 9:30 PM. Sundays, open mike. Mondays, DJ Sandy spins local rock and punk (local bands may bring CDs). Wednesdays, Jimmy the Finger spins. 773-394-9898.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Sat 10/11, 9:30 PM, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas with Cougar Estrada, Nicholas Tremulis. 312-427-0333.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken-word performances Sundays at 9 PM (followed by an open mike). Sun 10/5, Sandy Andina, Kara Hetz, Sabrina Chapadjiev, Shannon Rose, Samantha Twigg Johnson. Sun 10/12, Kate Callahan, Ten Mile Drive, Kapsalis Trio. 773-348-8536.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sat 10/4, Beyond Blond. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin after 8 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Rockstar. Thursdays, Mike G., Mike Z., Derek V. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 10/4, Penthouse Playboys. Fri 10/10, Urban Djin, Red Dust. 773-384-2547.

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

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/11, 9 PM, Jimmy Niteclub. Fri 10/10, 9 PM, the Tony Smith Show. 847-647-8282.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Wednesdays, DJ Ecliptic. 773-477-3661.

CITE 70th floor, 505 N. Lake Shore Dr.: Fri 10/10, 9 PM, Karma Sutra, Sunny Singh. 312-644-4050.

CLEARWATER THEATER 96 W. Main, West Dundee: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike (no cover). 847-836-8820.

CLEO'S 1935 W. Chicago: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Chapman. Saturdays, 9 PM, DJ Wes Hollywood. 312-243-5600.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and rock 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. Second Thursday of every month, DJ Misa, DJ Roadhouse. 773-489-0379.

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

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Mondays, 10 PM, Big Sug hosts an open mike. 312-341-9787.

CRAVE BAR & FOOD JOYNT 1204 Rand, Arlington Heights: Thursdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. 847-259-2602.

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

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Sat 10/11, Magic Rocker. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Thursdays, 10 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Gwen Pippen; 9:30 PM, Andrew Blendermann. Saturdays, 8 PM, Gwen Pippen; 10 PM, Daryl Nitz & George Howe. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, George Howe. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Andrew Blendermann. In the Cabaret: Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, and Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Megon McDonough. Fri 10/3 and Fri 10/10, 10:30 PM, Allison Bazarko, Jennifer Chada, Jeanne Croft, Keely Nicole perform "Stone Soul Picnic: The Music of Laura Nyro." Sat 10/4 and Sat 10/11, 10:30 PM, Sharon Carlson. Sun 10/5, 5 PM, Hilary Ann Feldman. Mon 10/6, 8 PM, Joel Kopischke with Michelle Smith. Wed 10/8, 1:30 PM, MaryMonica Thomas. Wed 10/8 through Sat 10/11, 8 PM, and Sun 10/12, 7 PM, Joan Curto, Tom Michael, MaryMonica Thomas, Dan Stetzel (tribute to Irving Berlin). 773-278-1830.

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

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 10/5, DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 10/6, Mark DeRosa spins punk. Tue 10/7, DJ Scot spins metal. Wed 10/8, DJ Sappy. Thu 10/9, John Almonte. 773-472-2771.

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 10/3, 10 PM, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Bumpus, Greyhounds. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Edward Ka-Spel (see Spot Check), Dresden Dolls (see Spot Check), Coven of One. Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Cordero (see Spot Check), Street Van, Bryter. Wed 10/8, 9 PM, Georges, My Were They, Singles, Ella Music Group. Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Eve 6, Cauterize. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Von Bondies, Miss Alex White, Valentinos. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Sunhead King, Lindsie Reitz, Ivory Wire, Mighty Fine Machine. 773-489-3160.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 10/3, Gearhead. Sat 10/4, Souls for Rent. Sun 10/5, noon-1 AM, Rubber, Modern Day Romeos, Cousin It, DMV, David Sarkis, David Mazzie perform outside in the tent and in the club at a benefit for the Stu Johnson Memorial Trust Fund. Mondays, 9 PM, Dave Simons (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 10/10, Jack Straw. Sat 10/11, Modern Day Romeos. 815-356-9980.

DUKE'S ROADHOUSE 6319 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Ultamaxx, DJs spin hip-hop, house, and old school (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM-1 AM, DJs spin reggae (no cover). 708-788-4071.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10:30 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays and Mondays. Fri 10/3, Hayseed Dixie, Kerosene Brothers. Sat 10/4, Smoke Off Vinyl, Fonograf. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi. Tuesdays, 20 Over (no cover). Wednesdays, Catfight. Thursdays, Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute). Fri 10/10, Ernie Hendrickson Band. Sat 10/11, Supermint, Friction. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Sancocho, Mad Hops, Not the Only One. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Sagtown Hustlers, Time Bomb Taxi, Pocket, Dana Abbott. Sun 10/5, Dr. Z. Sundays, 9 PM, Sumo. Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Rock Club. Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Government Warning, Alora. Wed 10/8, 9 PM, Hazing Kate, Abelone Penguin. Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Skunk River Bandits, Blind Robbins, Farmageddon. Fri 10/10, 9 PM, Blown, Pimps, Core Project, Chris Long. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Mic One. Sun 10/12, 9 PM, Strive. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Kills, Fever, Wide Right (see Critic's Choice). Sat 10/4, 3 PM, Holy Ghosts, Krunchies perform as part of "The Brian Costello Show"; 10 PM, We Ragazzi, Tight Phantomz, New Constitution, the Occasion. Sun 10/5 and Mon 10/6, 9 PM, Polyphonic Spree, Starlight Mints, Corn Mo. Thu 10/9, 9:30 PM, Tenki, Low Skies, Haley Bonar. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Lilys, Stills. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, TRS-80, Dishes, Sterling. Sun 10/12, 9:30 PM, Lucero, Love Scene, Branches. 773-276-3600.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/3, Libido Funk Circus. Fridays, DJ Papa K. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Savoy Brown. 847-516-0300.

ETHIO CAFE 3462 N. Clark: Thursdays, 9 PM, "Saba's Speakeasy" music and poetry open mike and open turntables. 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays in the Cabaret Room and Club X. Fri 10/3, 7 PM, Cat's Eye. Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Naked & Shameless. Thursdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. Sat 10/11, 6 PM, Kevin M. Buck (Jason Becker benefit concert for the ALS Therapy and Development Foundation). 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 10/3, Indika. Sat 10/4, Hydro. Sun 10/5, Fri 10/10, and Sun 10/12, Dub Dis. Mondays, DJs spin. Wed 10/8 and Sat 10/11, Indika. Thu 10/9, Hydro. 773-348-3998.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly. Sun 10/5, Chris O'Connor, DJ Statikfire spins industrial, techno, goth, and darkwave. Mondays, DJs spin punk rock. Tuesdays, DJs spin music from the Fat Wreck and Epitaph labels. Wednesdays, DJ Karyn spins indie rock. 773-395-2700.

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Fri 10/3, 9 PM, Jack the Lad. Mon 10/6, 6 PM, Gina Gonzales. Fri 10/10, 9 PM, DJ Marcus. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Sprigs. 312-836-0066.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 8 PM. Saturdays, DJ Zauz. 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 Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays; DJ Scotty Mix spins until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 10/3, Catfight. Sat 10/4, Short Cuts. Wednesdays, DJ Marty B. Thursdays, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 10/10, Exceptions. Sat 10/11, Mr. Blotto. 847-593-2200.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Fridays, 7-11 PM, open mike hosted by Tim Tea. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Inept, Cross Cut Saw. 630-922-9821.

FEATURES BAR & GRILL 10 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music in Club Mamalu; no cover. 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.

FINN MCCOOL'S IRISH PUB 15 W. Division: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-337-4349.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 10/3, 6 PM, Jinxpack, First Class, One Life, Sainte Catherines; 10 PM, Deminer, Plus Ones, Sonnets. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Haymarket Riot, 31 Knots (see Spot Check), Stillwell, Self-Made Man. Sun 10/5, 6 PM, Akimbo, Seyarse, Littleman Complex, Swing by Seven. Tue 10/7, 6 PM, Army of Ponch, Mount St. Helens, Vena Cava; 10 PM, Lovely Little Girls, No Doctors, USA Is a Monster. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Behold! the Living Corpse, Totimoshi (see Spot Check), Foamula, No Funeral. Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Viza-Noir, Our Missiles Are Lovely, Stella Link, the Close. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Scene Creamers, Lonesome Organist, DJ Dignificant Worm, DJ Name Names, DJ Authenticity. Sat 10/11, 9 PM, TV Smith, Midnight Creeps, Dials, Reagan National Crash Diet. Sun 10/12, 6 PM, Riverboat Gamblers, Arrivals, Dead Electric, Lynyrd's Innards; 10 PM, XBXRX, Metaluxx, Coughs, What the Kids Want. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Red Elvises. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Chicago Singer Spotlight with Angie Laurin Wendt, Jason Watts, Dina Joy Byrd, Brielle. Thu 10/9, 9:30 PM, Seven Nations. Fri 10/10, 9:30 PM, Duke Tumatoe & the Power Trio. Sat 10/11, 9:30 PM, Johnny Reno & the Hustlers. 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 10/3, 5 PM, German Oompah-Oompah Boys, Karl-Hinz Bauer & Richard Janco perform in the tent at the club's Oktoberfest celebration; 8 PM, Frank Bang (in the tent); 9 PM, Boatbuilders. Sat 10/4, 3 PM, Biff & the Waybacks, Paul Allodi, Steve's Bavarian Oompah-Oompah Band perform in the tent at the club's Oktoberfest celebration; 9 PM, Half Dazed. Sun 10/5, 3 PM, Steve's Bavarian Oompah-Oompah Band, Karl-Hinz Bauer & Richard Janco perform in the tent at the club's Oktoberfest celebration; 7 PM, Kraig Kenning (in the tent). Wed 10/8, Shards perform at the A.C.E. open mike (no cover). Fri 10/10, Core. Sat 10/11, David Bruce. 847-821-1234.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 10/3, 9:30 PM, Matthew Moon. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, dueling pianos. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, DJs spin salsa. Fri 10/10, 9:30 PM, Rico. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 10/3, Synchronicity Music & Madness. Sat 10/4, Dead Steel Mill, American Dream, Spare Change. Wed 10/8, Darkroom Chemicals. Thursdays, open mike with Sara Sara. Fri 10/10, Scott Parrish, Pot Luck & friends. Sat 10/11, Chris McCarthy, Specs. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike (hip-hop MC battle). 847-705-0555.

GENTRY ON STATE 440 N. State: Cabaret acts perform nightly. Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Kathryn Payne; Fridays and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 PM, and Saturdays, 10 PM, Rudy de la Mor. 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: Fri 10/3, 9 PM, open mike (no cover). 773-334-0345.

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY 3535 N. Clark: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Stone Puppet, Sixth on the Bill. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Red Vinegar. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike. Thursdays, 9 PM, Michael J's Karaoke Cult. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Pete Shukoff, Convulsions. 773-549-9624.

GRAPE STREET & VINE 226 E. Ontario: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Arturo. 312-642-7440.

GREEN DOOR TAVERN 678 N. Orleans: Fridays, 6 PM, Gareth Wood. 312-664-5496.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Nancy Antevski. 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. Fri 10/3, Jenny Choi, Everybody Uh-Oh, This Is Me Smiling. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Leroy Fix, Buy Bullets. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Cells, Baby Teeth, Guy Grace & the Dynamos. Thu 10/9, 8-9 PM, Neverly Brothers (in the pub); 9 PM, Wildfire Willie & the Ramblers, Huelyn Duval. Fri 10/10, Scout, Tilda Tora. Sat 10/11, Anne Harris, Rikky McRae. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Fridays, 10 PM, DJs spin garage, funk, and R&B. Wed 10/8, 10 PM, John Greenfield performs at "U-Lock Rock" (no cover). 773-384-9546.

HARD ROCK CAFE 63 W. Ontario: Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Balloonatic. 312-943-2252.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 10/10, 9 PM, Maelee Whitman Band. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 10/3 and Fri 10/10, 6 PM, live karaoke with the Hootenanners. Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Stet 5. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Manishevitz (see Post No Bills), Clyde Federal; 11 PM, DJ MR, DJ Wilson. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Scott Ligon Trio. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Trailer Bride. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Cory Hance, Jed Parish; 10 PM, Disc Jockey CB, DJ Mother Hubbard. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/3, Somewhere in Between, Speargrass, Everet Atkins & the Downslope. Sat 10/4, Commodes, Rockwater Band, Sexojemor. Wed 10/8, Sam Gjokaj hosts an open mike. Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Amoreys; 9:30 PM, Dazy Head Mazy, Barron James Band. Sat 10/11, Shift by 3, Flossmoor, Stellar Road. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sun 10/5, 6 PM, Kyng Jaymes, Moe Loves Mayra, Deso, Sa Rah, Songbird, Life in Review. Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Family Tree, Mr. Greenweedz. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 10/3, 9 PM, Leftover Salmon, Teitur (18 & over). Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Steve Winwood (sold out). Sun 10/5, 9 PM, Fischerspooner, Kenna (18 & over). Mon 10/6, 8 PM, Tantric, Sloth, American Motherload (18 & over). Wed 10/8, 9 PM, Carl Thomas, Lil' Mo. Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Jazz Mandolin Project with Jon Fishman, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey (18 & over). Fri 10/10, 11:30 PM, Timo Maas, Loco Dice (18 & over). Sat 10/11, 9 PM, Smokey Robinson. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Fridays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 4:30 PM, Hashbrowns. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Gina Gershon with Girls Against Boys. 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 9:30 PM; no cover. Fri 10/3, Turnstyles. 312-245-0333.

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

IDOLS SPORTZCLUB 1601 N. Rand, Palatine: Music starts at 10 PM. Sat 10/4, Bad Monkey. 847-934-3474.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sun 10/5, 9:30 PM, Tristan Lucas. Sundays and Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Jeremy Raskin; performers receive a free drink. Sun 10/12, 9:30 PM, Lily Schaffer. 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 with music after 9 PM. Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Bret Michaels. Sat 10/4, Seventh Heaven, Elevation (U2 tribute). Sat 10/11, 17th Floor. 312-337-3486.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Sundays, 11 AM-2 PM, Larry Hinds hosts the "Sixties Sunday Brunch." 773-348-7592.

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 Thursdays, DJ Structure. Sundays, DJ Mach 1. Wednesdays, Janelle's Three, DJ Rhythm. 312-337-2583.

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

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old-school punk and glam. Mondays, Mike O'Connell, Mike Hodgkiss. Tuesdays, DJ Scott Lucas. Wednesdays, Herb & Mike. 773-665-1110.

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

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Fri 10/3, 8 PM, One Below Nothing. Sat 10/4, 8 PM, South Side Music Coalition, This Is Me Smiling. Mondays, 10 PM, Playback & friends. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Deuce, Grand Machuda. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Andreas Kapsalis Trio. 773-525-2422.

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. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Mach 1. Wednesdays, DJ Victor R., DJ Stixx, Danny G spin hip-hop and house. 773-348-5100.

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

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Functional Blackouts, Krunchies, Hot Lips Messiah, Kill the Hippies. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Pete Shukoff, Convulsions, Sin City Injectors. Tue 10/7, 9:30 PM, Bag of Barbies. Wed 10/8, 9 PM, Half Mad Poet, Regals. Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Sequoia, Jagz. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Demolition Doll Rods, Mashers, Phenoms, Mexican Cheerleader. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Outer Drive, Frankenpony, Fuzzy Substrate. 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.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Pianists/vocalists perform after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5 PM Sundays; no cover. Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-337-8080.

MANHATTAN'S 415 S. Dearborn: Bar and lounge; no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJ Teflan, DJ Erica. 312-957-0460.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Dan Bern, Stew. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Peel, Seven Day Run. Sun 10/5, 5 PM, Rattlers & others perform at a benefit for Dave Ungerleider & Stan Staggs. Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Blue Rodeo, Sadies (all-ages). Wed 10/8, 8:30 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Melissa Ferrick, Anne Heaton. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Funkadesi. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Millions, Casey Mehan, Organ Wolf. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 10/3, 6:30 PM, Nada Surf (see Critic's Choice), Ozma, the Reputation (all-ages). Sat 10/4, 6:30 PM, Pegboy, Phenoms, Dummy (all-ages). Sun 10/5, 5:30 PM, 56 Hope Road, Down the Line, Katie Todd Band, Knee Deep Shag (all-ages); 10:30 PM, Mos Def, Family Tree, Kenny Kash (18 & over). Mon 10/6, 6:30 PM, Mos Def, Molemen, Kenny Kash (all-ages). Tue 10/7, 7 PM, Polyphonic Spree, Starlight Mints, Corn Mo (all-ages). Wed 10/8, 7 PM, Switchfoot, Bleu, Sleeping at Last (all-ages); 11:30 PM, Male or Female, Jute, Chris Gin (18 & over). Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Children's Hour, Canasta (18 & over). Fri 10/10, 9 PM, Death Cab for Cutie, Long Winters (18 & over). Sat 10/11, 7 PM, Death Cab for Cutie, Pinebender (all-ages). Sun 10/12, 9 PM, Rasputina (18 & over). 773-549-0203.

MICKEY FINN'S 412 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville: Music at 10 PM. Sat 10/4, Usuals. Sat 10/11, AXYS. 847-362-6688.

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: Fri 10/3, 9 PM, Shaved Pork (benefit for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Sundays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Mike Doerr & Ryan Shepherd. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Larry B. hosts "Molly's Piano Cabaret." Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Matt Scharpf. Sat 10/11, 9 PM, Phil Calkins. 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.

MRS. P & ME 100 E. Prospect, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Wednesdays. Sat 10/11, David Bruce. 847-259-9724.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 10/3, Frank & Dave. Sat 10/4, George Glass Band. Tue 10/7, Gypsy. Sat 10/11, Loose Screws. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fri 10/3, Typewash, Zoyln, Blimp. Sat 10/4, Fog That Turned the Crowd Inside Out, Dealers, Vidaloo Explosion. Sun 10/5, "On Da Groove" open jam session. Wed 10/8, Long Distance Runner, Haunted Life, Inshi. Thu 10/9, Van Allen Belt. 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 10/3, 10 PM, Spiders, Drip, the Industry. Sat 10/4, 8 and 10 PM, Mason Jennings (early show 18 & over). Sun 10/5, 8 PM, Joseph John (all-ages). Tuesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin soul and hip-hop. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Autopilot Off, Lost City Angels, Rebel Angels (all-ages). Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, open mike hosted by Grey Parker. Thu 10/9, 8:30 PM, Phil Angotti, Maggie Walters, Matt the Electrician, Ernie Hendrickson. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Hentchmen, Afflictions, Ponys. Sat 10/11, 9 PM, Epicycle, Scottish McMillan, Magnaphonic. Sun 10/12, 7:30 PM, Comorevi Butterfly (all-ages). 847-869-0450.

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

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Tommy Gunn, Numb Giblets, Full of Silence. Tuesdays, 9 PM, DJ Skor, DJ Real One spin hip-hop. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Souls Demise, M.R.P., Tension Level Five. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Aldo Alvarez performs at "Homolatte: Queer Words & Music," hosted by Scott Free. 773-743-3355.

NOODLE'S 5956 W. Higgins: Sundays, 7 PM, Gina Gibson. 773-775-7525.

NORTH PARK TAP 313 W. North: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Ripley Caine hosts a songwriter slam. 312-943-5228.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Fri 10/3, 10 PM, Woolworthy, Light FM, Stepford 5, Miranda Sound. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Small Change. Sundays, 11 PM, Papa G spins reggae. Mondays, 10 PM, Phunk, Nevs-One. Tuesdays, 11 PM, Alo, Fuego, I-Ron, Larry Millah. Wed 10/8, 10 PM, Reggaeton Latin Fever. Fri 10/10, 10 PM, P.W. Long, Moonshine Sway. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Speedealer, Tummler, Penance, Bent-Til-Broken. 773-489-0011.

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.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/3, Phoenix 68. Sat 10/4, Creepy D. Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Craig Moorefield; 10 PM, Don Tisch Quartet. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. Wed 10/8, Orral Reverie. Thu 10/9, Los Gatos Diablos. Fri 10/10, Heavy Matters. 773-486-9862.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, live karaoke. 773-252-7767.

POP'S SPORTS PUB 817 E. Nerge, Roselle: Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Tempered Faith. 630-924-9368.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 10/3, Rhythm City. Sat 10/11, Libido Funk Circus. 815-477-0340.

PRODIGAL SON BAR & GRILL 2626 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/3, Tracy Peterson, Joseph Messing, Limbic System. Sat 10/4, Three Words to Live By, the Industry, Personals. Fri 10/10, Rubies, Extra Blue Kind, Locals. Sat 10/11, Buzz Specters, Retardeds, Wanamaker. 773-248-3093.

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

RAW BAR 3720 N. Clark: Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Jack Crofoot. 773-348-7291.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: 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.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Fri 10/3, 5:30 PM, Caravan of Unity (no cover). Wednesdays, 9 PM, and Fridays, 10 PM, drum circle (preceded by a beginning drum lesson an hour prior to start time). Sundays, 9 PM, DJs spin Afrobeat, Latin, hip-hop, and reggae. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Goldman, Katie Todd. 312-492-6100.

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

RUMBA 351 W. Hubbard: Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, Parados. 312-222-1226.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 10/3, 7:30 PM, Sarah Harmer (sold out); 10 PM, Josh Ritter, Jake Brennan, Dick Prall. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Ida, Fred Thomas. Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Lucy Kaplansky. Mon 10/6, 9 PM, Ness, Bizarbies, Everyothers. Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Pegasvs, Seluah, Pacific UV. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Polkaholics, Disc Jockey CB, DJ Blake Smith, DJ Lee Gutkowski, DJ Magic Donut, Matt Fields, DJ MR, DJ Poseur & others perform at a 100th-anniversary celebration for the Schlitz Tied House. Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Graham Colton, Saraphine (18 & over). Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Bill Quateman. Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Neko Case. Sun 10/12, 8 PM, Innocence Mission, Gaberdine. 773-525-2508.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. Wednesdays, Felix & the Cats. Thursdays, 8:30 PM, Jesse Scinto. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY SALOON & DINING ROOM Union Station, Canal & Adams: Music at 3:30 PM; no cover. Thu 10/9, Michael Rodio. 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.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Wednesdays, midnight, DJ Jersey. 773-486-7427.

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. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Shack o' Love (deep house). Thursdays, 9 PM, spoken-word showcase hosted by Jordan Taggart with live bands. 773-278-6600.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room after 10 PM: Fri 10/3, Mr. Airplane Man, Geraldine, Vee Dee, Limes. Sat 10/4, Centro-Matic (see Spot Check), Six Parts Seven (see Spot Check), Glossary. Sun 10/5, Grinner, Death of a Salesman, V9R9D, Barbeau. Mon 10/6, Shane Jonas Quartet, Nina Quintet, Tisch Torres Quintet. Tuesdays, 11 PM, DJ Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Rexford, Undecided, DJ D Double spin at the 606 hip-hop open mike. Wed 10/8, A Girl and a Gun, Los Shut Up, Doubtful Guest. Thu 10/9, Sangsara, Officer May, Ming. Fri 10/10, Bizarro, Barajas. Sat 10/11, Redwalls, Long Winters, Stay All Day. 773-278-6600.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Fri 10/3, 8:30 PM, Bridget St. John (see Critic's Choice), Jack Rose (see Critic's Choice), Espers (see Critic's Choice), Born Heller, Heather Leigh Murray, Fursaxa. 773-862-3616.

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 10/3, Electricon, 9Soft, Shift by 3. 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 10/3, 8 PM, Kate Schrock, Grand Song Caravan. Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Alain DeCourtenay, Alex Sands, Sweet Hello. Sun 10/5, 8 PM, Jason Harrod, Kathy Greenholdt. Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Acousticboy, Greg Sorrell, Tim Ilg. Tue 10/7, 8 PM, Stephanie Dosen. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Abe Quigley, Mr. Bob. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Dime Store String Band, Happy Ashtray, Tracy Beck. Sat 10/11, 7 PM, Stephanie Morris, Dorothy Scott, Maelee Whitman, Amy Bruckmeier. Sun 10/12, 7 PM, Matt Wahl, Greg Klyma, Bill Passalacqua. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 10/3, Backyard Tire Fire, Ferdinand Fox & the Woodland Pals. Sat 10/4, Patina, Stups. Sundays, open turntables. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Cathy Star. Fri 10/10, Strub. Sat 10/11, Some of the Quiet, Loaded. 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, 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 10/3, Jamestown Massacre, Arbor Avenue. Sat 10/4, Voices, Brother Willis. Fri 10/10, Rubber. Sat 10/11, Livin' Large, Jeff Zak & the Other Guys. 630-264-2739.

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

WHEATON GRAND THEATER 123 Hale, Wheaton: Fri 10/3, 9 PM, Scarecrow Garden, Remember the Tiger Tales. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Burnside Bridge, Mitchell, Pastaways, Another Letter Red. Sun 10/5, 6 PM, Save 35, Broken Use, Every Dying Moment, Evil Empire. 630-221-0667.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/3, Universal Expression. Sat 10/4, Yellowman. Sundays, and Fri 10/10, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Dub Dis, DJ Journey (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Cojo B spins dancehall. Thu 10/9, Itals. Sat 10/11, Aswah Greggori, New Flavor. 773-327-4273.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/3, Free Space, Spare Parts, Green Scene. Sat 10/4, Waste, Arbo, Swizzle Tree, Deer. Sun 10/5, Gary Stier & the Sleepless Knights. Mondays, 11 PM, live karaoke. Tue 10/7, 8 PM, Dreaming Tree. Wed 10/8, Bound to Change, Sun Spot. Thursdays, Hack 'n' Wheeze. Fri 10/10, Bump, Family Groove Company. Sat 10/11, Second Sound, Tangerine, Temple of Low Men, Aberrant. Sun 10/12, Mr. Blotto, Zox. 773-929-1300.

Dance

SKIP & THE UPTOWN 2 Free in-store performance. Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

CASEY SPOONER Free in-store DJ performance. Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Virgin Megastore, 540 N. Michigan. 312-645-9300.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin until 1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays, until 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Porkchop. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Music at 5:30 PM. Thursdays, DJ Spin, DJ Rhythm, MC Slim. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: DJs spin music after 9:30 PM Wednesdays through 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: DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays. Sundays, 7 PM-2 AM, DJ Slowe spins 80s, alternative, synth wave, goth, and industrial. 773-477-5238.

BAR THIRTEEN 1944 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Mondays through Fridays, 10 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Mig. Saturdays, Dave Britton. Wednesdays, DJ Red Lox. Thursdays, James Lauer, Bickabus. 773-394-1313.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: DJs spin acid jazz, funk, Afrobeat, house, 2-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: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Greg Haus spins electro, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Every other Saturday, DJ Larissa. Sundays, DJ Chester (no cover). Mondays, DJ Boa spins synth pop, hardwave, and retro. Tuesdays, 11 PM-4 AM, Ralphi Rosario spins deep house. Second Wednesday of every month, DJ Larissa, DJ Ruslan. Thursdays, Heather Doble. Every other Saturday, DJ Chester. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ 33-1/3. Saturdays, DJ Stixx & friends spin house, R&B, and hip-hop. Sundays, DJ PCS spins house, R&B, and hip-hop. Mon 10/6, Lady D, Renan, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Tuesdays, DJ Laura spins new wave and pop. 312-243-1699.

BEVI AMO'S 1558 W. Taylor: Restaurant; no cover. Mondays, 9 PM, Greg Norwood spins deep house. 312-371-1239.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Tuesdays through Sundays (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, DJ Cedric with guest DJs. Wednesdays, Chris Gin. 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.

BLU 2247 N. Lincoln: Thursdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Speed. 773-549-5884.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fridays, 9 PM, DJs spin industrial, electro, synth pop, and 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, and reggae. Saturdays, Uncle Joe spins house and 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 'n' bass. 773-736-3033.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, Mike Kandle. Saturdays, Chris Gin. Sundays, Ryan Flagstaff. Thursdays, Tommy Wang. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Verge spins hip-hop and dance. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O, DJ Izzi spin hip-hop and house until 3 AM. Thursdays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop and house. 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 'n' bass, bossa nova, and Afrobeat (no cover). Tuesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, John Simmons spins house, downtempo, and global grooves (no cover). Thursdays, 10 PM, Blackout DJs spin with a percussionist. 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.

CRISTAL LOUNGE at Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Saturdays, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. 847-952-8555.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Izzi spins hip-hop, old school, and house. Saturdays, DJ Joey spins dance, hip-hop, and pop. 773-528-7569.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Music at 9:30 PM. Mon 10/6, the Race, 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: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Tuesdays, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, ska, and ethnic. Thursdays, Greg Norwood, DJ FLX spin house (no cover). 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: Fridays, 10 PM, DJ Twilite Tone with percussionist Louie Louie. Saturdays, 10 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Dajae, Carla Prather, DJ Inc. Sundays, 8 PM, Water with Kennedy Octane & others spinning Afrobeat, Brazilian bossa, global house, and downtempo. 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. Fridays, I-Candy Productions (no cover before 11 PM). 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.

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, 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. Second Friday of every month, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez, Mixin' Marc, DJ Speed, Josh Da Funky 1, Double Impact, Flipside, Billy the Kid, DJ Nonstop, Boogie Boy. 312-266-1944.

EZULI 1415 N. Milwaukee: Restaurant. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, DJ Cisco spins dancehall and Latin beats. 773-227-8200.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Frique, Dirty MF. Saturdays, Lil' Mikey, DJ 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.

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: Saturdays and Wednesdays, George Bates, DJ Savoir Faire. Thursdays, 9 PM, Paul Blair spins music of the 70s and 80s. 773-477-8880.

GUESSBAR 209 N. Green: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Maurice Culpepper, Moustafa Rocks spin R&B, old school, hip-hop, and house in the Underground Sound Lounge. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna & others. Tuesdays, Pharris Thomas, Vince Adams, Phat Mike, Moustafa Rocks. Wednesdays, Chris Walsh & others. Fridays, B96 DJs spin hip-hop and house. 312-226-4500.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Fridays, 9 PM-4 AM, Lawrence Vince & 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 Judon & the Femme Fatale, DJ AM/PM. 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, DJ Detroit 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.

JEDYNKA 5610 W. Diversey: Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, and Fridays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJs spin. 773-889-7171.

JEFFERY PUB 7041 S. Jeffery: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Quentin. 773-363-8555.

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 with music after 9 PM. Sundays, 8 PM, Hot Boyz Tone & Shag host "Sassy Sundays" with Lady Red, Nina Shantell, Donnie Devo, DJ R Dubb, Pharris Thomas. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Chicago DJ Explosion (no cover). 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 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Fridays, DJs spin hip-hop, retro, R&B, house, and funk. Saturdays, Derrick Wize. Sundays, DJs spin industrial and electronica. Tuesdays, DJ Basic spins drum 'n' bass. Wednesdays, Ron Thurman, Tony Garcia spin hip-hop and house (no cover). Thursdays, DJs spin. 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, DJ Striz spin hip-hop, trip-hop, and house (no cover). Sundays, DJs spin underground house. Tuesdays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wednesdays, Flirt with Margaret Noble, Rebecca, Janel Roland, Code Blue, Michelle Musial, Brenda D, Shaka 23, Kali. Thursdays, Shon Dervis, DJ Precyse spin hip-hop. 773-772-3355.

MARY Y SOL 816 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM, Leddie Garcia, DJ Rick Garcia. 312-563-1763.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 10/3, 11 PM, Mark Grant, Frique, Lady D, Brad Owen, Common Factor, Justin Long, Josh Werner, Jevon Jackson, Mel Hammond, Nikki Cam Cam, Ron Carroll, John Curley, John Patterson, Johnny Chaos, Sabeo, Hipolito Sanchez, Lego, Kyle Szmurlo, DJ Jes, Just Joey spin at an all-building benefit for Hit the Decks (18 & over in Metro, 21 & over in Smart Bar). 773-549-0203.

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

MORETTI'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Music after 9 PM. Saturdays, Club Babalou DJs spin salsa. 312-427-2572.

MY BAR 3555 N. Ashland: Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, DJ Architektur spins downbeat, trip-hop, nu jazz, and dub. 773-296-1770.

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 synth pop and electro-industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Mondays, DJ Alex spins punk. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dave Roberts. Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. 773-528-2622.

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

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 NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM. Fridays, 11 PM, Shon Dervis spins hip-hop. Saturdays, 11 PM, DJ AM/PM. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, DJ Abe spins glam, garage, and punk. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, DJ Form. 773-489-0011.

OASIS 160 160 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Tony 2 Much, Billy the Kid. 708-756-0600.

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 Pl.: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Wednesdays, 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, Jernell Geronimo, Eddie Mills. Saturdays, Nandi Maxx spins progressive and hip-hop (DJ Mike Pierce spins in the Yow Bar). Wednesdays, Ryan Norsworthy, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Thursdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Mixmaster DJs. 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.

QUINN II 2701 S. Archer: Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, and Fridays, 7 PM-4 AM, DJs spin. 312-326-9143.

RANCHO LUNA 2554 W. Diversey: Mondays, 6 PM-2 AM, DJ Caliente, Luis Rivera spin salsa, bachata, and merengue. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Elite, DJ Rico, Crazy Cut Carlos, DJ Eclipse. 773-772-9333.

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.

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

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Saturdays, 10 PM, Ciro, Frankie J, Stunna, Moodswing, Seanie Mack spin drum 'n' 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, and soul. Mondays, DJ Felix, the Mad Thinker spin house. Tuesdays, Eddie "Moskito" Cruz spins salsa, boogaloo, merengue, and 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 10/3, Mark Grant, Frique, Lady D, Brad Owen, Common Factor, Justin Long, Josh Werner, Jevon Jackson, Mel Hammond, Nikki Cam Cam, Ron Carroll, John Curley, John Patterson, Johnny Chaos, Sabeo, Hipolito Sanchez, Lego, Kyle Szmurlo, DJ Jes, Just Joey at an all-building benefit for Hit the Decks (18 & over in Metro, 21 & over in Smart Bar). Sat 10/4, Dayhota, Brad Owen. Sundays, DJ Pogo spins indie rock, Britpop, and new wave. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins goth and electro. Wednesdays, Laura Shawcago spins punk, rock, and glam metal. Thu 10/9, Ladytron (DJ set with Mira Aroyo), Jordan Zawideh. Fri 10/10, DJ Heather, Todd Omotani. Sat 10/11, Colette, Sista Stroke. 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Hide Sukenari spins jazz, African, Brazilian, funk, and rare groove. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rikshaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Tuesdays, DJ Supreme Court spins soul, funk, R&B, jazz, Latin, African, and Brazilian. Wednesdays, Joe Bryl, DJ 4BZ, DJ Striz spin nu jazz, brokenbeat, electronica, drum 'n' bass, and fusion. 312-226-7600.

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 Nikole. 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 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, Justin G. 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.

STEVIE B'S 1401 N. Ashland: Fridays, 9 PM, Torin Edmunds spins house and disco. Saturdays, 9 PM, Chris Underwood spins hip-hop, neo-soul, and salsa. 773-486-7427.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays, Michael Lacey & others spin deep house. Second Saturday of every month, DJ Eric H., DJ Joseph spin 2-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.

LA TABERNA 3358 N. Ashland: Music at 10 PM. Fridays, Omar spins house and hip-hop. Saturdays, Frank Q spins jazzy house. Sundays, Mad Music Lab DJs spin house. Wednesdays, Ralph Daniels spins progressive, tribal house, and trance. Second Thursday of every month, Analog Addicts spin hip-hop. Second Saturday of every month, DJ Masta. 773-248-5475.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Detroit. Saturdays, Refried Beats with DJs Mass Transit, Spinello, J-Biz spinning 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. 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.

TRIPLE D 1902 W. Irving Park: First Saturday of every month, 10 PM-3 AM, Mixology Science DJs spin underground, live PA (no cover). Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJs spin downtempo, electro breaks, and dub (no cover). 773-857-5212.

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. Sat 10/4, DJ Dan, Alex Peace, Mike Steele, Hrme. Fri 10/10, Andre Solaris, Mike Z., Bam Bam Buddha, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Nick Rockwell, Julius the Mad Thinker, Frique, Brenda D., Hector Lopez, Al Rodriguez. Sat 10/11, LTJ Bukem, MC Conrad, Makoto, MC Deeizm, TC. 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.

VOYEUR 151 1/2 W. Ohio: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Boolu Master spins hip-hop, salsa, and reggae. Saturdays, DJ Omega, Crazy Cut Carlos. 312-832-1717.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy, DJ Mach 1 spin progressive house, trance, hip-hop, and R&B. 312-337-8080.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, Chris Walsh, Jeremy Coutre spin house. Wednesdays, DJ Vego, DJ Reggie spin progressive, house, and trance. Thursdays, George Bates & Savoir Faire spin deep house. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fri 10/3, Paul Johnson, Stacy Kidd, Byron Stingley. Saturdays, Psycho Bitch. Mon 10/6, Lego. Fri 10/10, Gene Farris, J-Dub, Lego. 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, Triple X, Brett Lee, DJ Night, Shawn Edwards. 630-985-1111.

Folk & Country

Concerts

MARVINA BOWKER Tribute to Patsy Cline; free admission. Mon 10/6, 7 PM, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 Roselle, Schaumburg. 847-923-3349.

MARK CHESTNUTT, TRACY LAWRENCE, JOE DIFFIE Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

FAIRE WINDS Sun 10/12, 7 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

FRED HOLSTEIN, LEE MURDOCK Sat 10/11, 8 PM, World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

SKIP LANDT & PATENT MEDICINE perform at "First Friday," hosted by Sandy Lucas (preceded by a song circle at 6:30 PM). Fri 10/3, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PETER NYE Free in-store performances. Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1700 Maple, Evanston. 847-733-8852. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 3233 Lake, Wilmette. 847-256-3220.

LARRY RAND, RICK VERAS Sat 10/11, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

DAVE ROHBOCK Free in-store performance. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566.

DARRELL SCOTT, GINNY HAWKER & TRACY SCHWARZ Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG Sat 10/4, 8 PM, World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS, UNCLE EARL Sold out. Sun 10/5, 4 and 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

SUNNYSIDE UP Free concert. Fri 10/10, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 7:30 PM, Irish session (no cover). Sun 10/5, 8 PM, Arty McGlyn & Nollaig Casey. 773-478-4408.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1144 Lake, Oak Park: Saturdays, 9 AM, song circle. 708-386-6927.

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.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Sundays, Alton J. hosts an open jam. Mon 10/6, Whistle Pig Bluegrass & Beyond. 847-256-8870.

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

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, John Hasbrouck. 773-342-6000.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 10/3, Dan & the Country Band. Sat 10/11, Lonestar State. 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 Fridays and Saturdays. Fri 10/3, Sprigs. Sat 10/4, Johnny B. Connolly, Casey Neill. Sundays, 4-8 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. Fri 10/10, Anish. Sat 10/11, Tarryers. 773-473-5263.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Mondays, 8:30 PM, Murphy Roche Irish Music Club. 312-787-2200, ext. 26.

EDGEWATER LOUNGE 5600 N. Ashland: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Chico. 773-878-3343.

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

FADO IRISH PUB 100 W. Grand: Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Salthill Mines. 312-836-0066.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines, Switchback (in the side bar). Sat 10/11, 10 PM, Roger Wallace (in the side bar). 708-788-2118.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 10/4, Carolyn Cruso. Sat 10/11, John Hasbrouck. 630-393-1247.

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

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Kraig Kenning. 847-705-0555.

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.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Thu 10/9, 9:30 PM, Kelly Kessler & the Wichita Shut-Ins with Lawrence Peters. 773-227-4433.

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

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 10/6, 9 PM, Aidan O'Toole (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session hosted by Theresa & John Shine, Erin Lowery. 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.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Thursdays, JT & the Clouds. 312-491-1122.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Robinella & the CC String Band, Mary Karlzen. 773-525-2508.

SPEAKEASY SUPPER CLUB 1401 W. Devon: Wed 10/8, 7:30 PM, Dayna Malow. 773-338-0600.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 10/3, Chris McNamara, Rick Neeley. Sat 10/4, 2 PM, song circle. Fri 10/10, Alastair Moock. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Just Plain Folks. 773-929-3680.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

JOHN HAMMOND, CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE, OTIS TAYLOR, ERIC BIBB Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago, Joliet. 815-726-6600 or 312-902-1500.

AYANNA HOBSON, SOUL BROTHERS BAND, HANS OLSON, CHRIS HIATT, MEM SHANNON Sun 10/12, 5 and 9 PM (benefit for the National Federation of the Blind), Sean Kaley's, 10900 Rte. 83, Lemont. 630-257-6383.

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

KEB' MO' Fri 10/10, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

CORKY SIEGEL'S CHAMBER BLUES Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Unity Temple, 875 Lake, Oak Park. 708-445-8955.

SK 44 Free concert. Wed 10/8, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, River Forest. 708-524-6942.

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.

AL'S 404 LOUNGE 404 W. 79th: Sundays, 8 PM, Elmore James Jr. & the Broom Dusters. 773-846-5467.

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

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 10/3, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sat 10/4, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Devil in a Woodpile; 10 PM, Aron Burton (no cover). Mon 10/6, Tommy McCracken & Force of Habit. Tue 10/7, Katherine Davis hosts a jam. Wed 10/8, Diamond Jim Greene. Thu 10/9, Liz Mandville Greeson. Fri 10/10, Pistol Pete & the Professionals. Sat 10/11, Lurrie Bell, Aron Burton. Sun 10/12, 3:30 PM, Gloria Thompson Rodgers. 847-424-9800.

BLUE BAYOU 3734 N. Southport: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Brother John. 773-871-3300.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, John Primer & the Real Deal Band with Grana Louise. Mondays, Fri 10/10, and Sat 10/11, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 10/7, Linsey Alexander Band with Big Time Sarah. Wednesdays, Grana Louise Band. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, Thursdays, Fri 10/3, and Sat 10/4, Shirley Johnson Band. Tue 10/7, Vino Louden Band with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, Linsey Alexander Band with Nellie Travis. 312-661-0100.

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

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 10/3, Nellie Travis & Her Men in Black. Sat 10/4, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sun 10/5, Chico Banks. Mon 10/6, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 10/7, Mike Wheeler. Wed 10/8, Pistol Pete. Thu 10/9, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. 773-528-1012.

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

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Fridays, 9 PM, Al Harris & the Blues Crew. Sat 10/4, 9 PM, and Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Tail Dragger, Little Leon, Junior Duke. Sundays, 6 PM, Nuwki Nu. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; early acoustic shows Fridays and Saturdays (no cover). Fri 10/3, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden (no cover); 9:30 PM, Sonny Rhodes, Mike Gibb & the Homewreckers. Sat 10/4, 6 PM, Diamond Jim Greene (open mike); 9:30 PM, Otis Rush, Willie Kent & the Gents. Sun 10/5, Carl Weathersby. Mon 10/6, Brother John hosts the jam. Tue 10/7, Matthew Skoller. Wed 10/8, Junior Watson. Thu 10/9, Jimmy Johnson. Fri 10/10, 5:30 PM, Jimmy Burns (no cover); 9:30 PM, Larry McCray, Studebaker John & the Hawks. Sat 10/11, 6 PM, Diamond Jim Greene (no cover). Sun 10/12, Billy Branch. 312-427-0333.

BUMPER'S BILLIARDS & SPORTS BAR 312 McHenry, Buffalo Grove: Fri 10/10, 9:30 PM, J.B. Ritchie. 847-541-2500.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 10/10, Big Sweaty Men. 847-256-8870.

CHICAGO BLUES EXCHANGE Tourism Center, 72 E. Randolph: Fri 10/3, 5:30 PM, Phil Guy. Mon 10/6, noon, Vini & the Demons. Wed 10/8, noon, Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer. Fri 10/10, 5:30 PM, Mississippi Heat. 312-744-6630.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music in the Blue Rooster Lounge at 9 PM. Sat 10/4, T-Bird Huck & the Blues Busters. Sat 10/11, Back Alley Blues. 630-325-0780.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Brother John. 312-836-7870.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, open mike with $3 Blues Band. Wednesdays, open jam with Midnight Renegades. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FAT BEAN 2959 Artesian, Naperville: Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Tastes Like Chicken. 630-922-9821.

FIRKIN 515 Milwaukee, Libertyville: Thursdays, 9 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 847-367-6168.

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 10/10, Brother John. 630-963-2739.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 10/11, 9 PM, Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs. 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.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fri 10/10, 11:30 PM, Chainsaw Dupont. 773-262-5767.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Sat 10/11, 9:30 PM, the Business. 773-395-0066.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 10/4, Mike Wheeler Band. Tue 10/7, Doug Lee's Blues Family (no cover). Thursdays, open jam hosted by Lenny Spatafore (no cover). Sat 10/11, Slam Allen Band. 708-484-3610.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Lurrie Bell. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mon 10/6, 9:30 PM, Eric Noden. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Michael Barretto's Hula Blues. 312-362-9707.

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

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar at 9:30 PM; no cover. Sat 10/4, Toronzo Cannon & the Cannonball Express. 312-245-0333.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Eddie Shaw, Linsey Alexander with Kid Dynamite. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sammy Fender. Tuesdays, Osee Anderson & the Blooze Folks, Dion Payton. Wednesdays, Jimmy Burns Band, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats. Thu 10/9, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, Son Seals, Dion Payton, Kid Dynamite, Detroit Junior. 773-477-4646.

LEE'S ET LOUNGE 7247 S. Racine: Thursdays, 8 PM, and Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Chainsaw Dupont. 773-865-5583.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays and Mondays, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Tuesdays, Jimmy Pryor & the Double J Band with Crumar. Thursdays, Shorty Mack. 773-493-3477.

LINDA'S LOUNGE 1044 W. 51st: Mondays, 9:30 PM, L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band. 708-335-1271.

MAIN STREET INN 225 E. Main, Round Lake Park: Thursdays, 8:30 PM-1 AM, Bruce Williams Orkestra hosts an open jam. 847-740-4625.

MARY'S 501 W. 55th: Sundays, 6 PM-midnight, Pete's All-Stars. 773-846-7374.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 10/10, Roy Thatcher Trio. 630-688-8866.

NEW MAXWELL STREET MARKET 1600 S. Canal: Sundays, 8 AM-3 PM, Piano C. Red & the Flat Foot Boogie Blues Band. 312-437-0808.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 10/4, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. Sat 10/11, Rhythm City. 773-252-1155.

PENELOPE 230 S. Ashland: Fridays, 8:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 312-243-3600.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM; no cover Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 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. Sat 10/4, Gary Primich. Wed 10/8, Nuwki Nu. Fri 10/10, Howard & the White Boys. 815-477-0340.

RINGSIDE 544 E. Devon, Elk Grove Village: Sat 10/11, 9:30 PM, J.B. Ritchie. 847-364-0044.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 10/3, Chainsaw Dupont. Wednesdays, and Sat 10/4, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Thursdays, Eddie Taylor Jr., Ariyo, Larry Taylor. Fri 10/10, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. Sat 10/11, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 773-342-0452.

SATISFIED FROG 29 W 012 Butterfield, Warrenville: Fri 10/3, 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.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Sat 10/11, 10:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 10/4, Billy Flynn Band (no cover). 773-772-6656.

SPEAKEASY SUPPER CLUB 1401 W. Devon: Sun 10/5, 7:30 PM, Jen Porter. 773-338-0600.

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

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, 4-8 PM, jam session hosted by Little Johnny. 708-877-7011.

Jazz

Concerts

ASTRAL PROJECT, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO JAZZ X-TET Free "Jazz Master class." Sat 10/11, 1 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

GRAZYNA AUGUSCIK WITH THE ANDRZEJ JAGODZINSKI TRIO, JOHN MCLEAN Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division. 773-278-1500.

AVAILABLE JELLY, JOHN HOLLENBECK & THEO BLECKMANN See Critic's Choice; free concert. Tue 10/7, 7 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

PATRICIA BARBER QUARTET Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-328-0399.

ZACH BROCK, TOM WRIGHT Free in-store performance. Sat 10/11, noon, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

CALTERA SCHOOL OF JAZZ Free in-store performance. Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

CARIBBEAN JAZZ PROJECT Sat 10/4, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE performs "Eastwood: After Hours Suite" and music by Stan Kenton and William Russo under the direction of Lennie Niehaus. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 312-344-6245. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Hononegah Community High School Performing Arts Centre, 307 Salem, Rockton. 312-344-6245.

TUEY CONNELL Free in-store performance. Sat 10/4, noon, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

CREPUSCULE Free concert with Douglas Ewart & others (tribute to Timuel Black and Ameen Muhammad). Sun 10/5, 3 PM, Washington Park, 5700 S. Payne. 312-427-1676.

MAYNARD FERGUSON with the Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts Jazz Orchestra. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. & Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222.

PAULINHO GARCIA Sun 10/12, 2 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

GUY KLUCEVSEK & PHILLIP JOHNSTON See Critic's Choice; free concert. Sat 10/4, 2 PM, Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

NICOLE MITCHELL/BLACK EARTH STRINGS with Savoir Faire, Todd Mathews, Tomeka Reid, Josh Abrams. Fri 10/3, 7:30 PM, Center for Inner City Studies, Northeastern Illinois University, 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. 773-268-7500.

JOE MORRIS & KEN VANDERMARK, DAVE REMPIS QUARTET, WILLIAM PERRY EXPLOSION ENSEMBLE, FRED ANDERSON perform at the Chicago Sounds Jazz Fest. Thu 10/9, 7 PM, McCormick Auditorium, Norris Student Center, Northwestern University, 1870 Campus Dr., Evanston. 773-841-2870.

YOKO NOGE & JAZZ ME BLUES Free performance. Thu 10/9, 7 PM, Northbrook Court Shopping Center, 2171 Northbrook Ct., Northbrook. 847-498-8161.

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.

JEAN-MICHEL PILC Free in-store performance. Sat 10/4, 1:30 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY JAZZ COMBOS Free concert. Fri 10/3, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

JIMMY SMITH GROUP Wed 10/8, 7 and 9 PM, Evanston campus, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago, Evanston. 847-328-0399.

SUENOS Sun 10/5, 1:30 PM, Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake, Oak Park. 708-383-8200. Sun 10/12, 2 PM, Indian Trails Library, 355 S. Schoenbeck, Wheeling. 847-459-4100.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 10/3, noon, Kim Cusack & Franz Jackson. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Alejo Poveda. Saturdays, 6 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sat 10/4, 9:30 PM, Ari Brown Quartet. Sundays, 7 PM, Alejo Poveda. Mondays and Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope. Mondays, 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, "No Am/Pro Jam" with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany, Charlie Braugham. Tue 10/7, 5 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Dan Saura & Aaron Krueger; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 10/10, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet. Sat 10/11, 9:30 PM, Von Freeman. 312-642-6805.

ANTHONY'S RESTAURANT AND JAZZ CLUB 231 Douglas, Elgin: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Zvonimir Tot, Nick Tountas, Rusty Jones. Wed 10/8, Airborne. 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.

ART OF SPORTS 2444 W. Diversey: Sun 10/12, 7 PM, Joe Rendon. 773-276-7298.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Carlos Cannon. Sundays and Mondays, Bobby Lewis. Tue 10/7 through Sat 10/11, Charlie Johnson. 312-751-2433.

BANDERA 535 N. Michigan: Restaurant with music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays and Wednesdays, Bob Dogan/Mark Beringer/Joe Adamik. Saturdays and Thursdays, Miguel de la Cerna Trio. Sundays through Tuesdays, Dip Trio. 312-644-3524.

BRAXTON'S SEAFOOD GRILL Oakbrook Mall, 3 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook: Fri 10/3, 7:30 PM, and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Brother John. 630-574-2155.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Music at 8 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 7 PM Sundays. Fri 10/3, Barry Winograd Trio. Tue 10/7, Al Keeler. 847-256-8870.

CAFE CAPPUCCINO 5 N 105 S. Rte. 53, Itasca: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Toscanellie "Lady T" Marcelain & friends. 630-285-1020.

CAFE LAGUARDIA 2111 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Andres Castillo & Son Trinidad. 773-862-5996.

CAFE MESTIZO 2123 S. Ashland: Sundays, 6 PM, David Boykin, Karl Seigfried, Mike Reed host an open jam session. 312-942-0095.

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

CAFFE BACI 225 W. Wacker: Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Mood Swing Music. 312-251-0135.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Sat 10/4, 9 PM, Sunny G Quartet. Sun 10/5 and Sun 10/12, 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.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Fri 10/10, 10 PM, Maralyn Gaza Trio. 773-489-4757.

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Thursdays, 7 PM, Razzemetazz. 773-743-5650.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 10/3, Dave Simone Trio. Sat 10/4 and Fri 10/10, Ed Coward Trio. Thu 10/9, Dede Sampaio 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.

CLUB ALPHONSE 1351 S. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 3 PM-2 AM, Andre Scorpoi hosts an after-work set. 312-697-0975.

COQ D'OR Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Piano bar and restaurant; no cover. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Craig Lannigan & Arlene Bardelle. Sundays, 8:30 PM, Tom Muellner. Tuesdays, 9 PM, 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 & Richie Pardo. 312-467-0546.

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

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 10/7, 9:30 PM, Vandermark 5. Wed 10/8, 9:30 PM, Available Jelly (see Critic's Choice). Sun 10/12, 4 PM, David Boykin, Karl Seigfried, Mike Reed host a jam session. 773-276-3600.

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

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 10/5, 6 PM, John Burnett Swing Orchestra. Tue 10/7, 7 PM, Chicago Salty Dogs. Sun 10/12, 6 PM, Brienn Perry Orchestra. 708-788-2118.

FLY ME TO THE MOON 3400 N. Clark: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Barrett & Erenberg Group. Sundays through Wednesdays, 6 PM, Bob Henderson. Thursdays, 6 PM, Mark Barrett. 773-528-4033.

FRANCESCA'S FIORE 7407 W. Madison, Forest Park: Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Peter Saxe Trio (no cover). 708-771-3063.

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

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Mon 10/6, Ron Cooper. 773-489-5471.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Saturdays, 11:30 PM-3 AM, Mike Finnerty & the Heat Merchants. 773-262-5767.

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

GOURMAND 728 S. Dearborn: No cover. Fridays, 8:30 PM, What's Going On. 312-427-2610.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 9:30 PM, Brian Augers Oblivion Express. Sun 10/5, 8 PM, Kristin Korb Trio (no cover). Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Jose Valdes Trio (no cover); 9 PM, DJs spin mambo and salsa. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. Thursdays, 8 PM, jam session hosted by Ari Brown Trio (no cover). Fri 10/10, 9:30 PM, Detour. 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 (no cover). Fri 10/3, 9 PM, and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Jean-Michel Pilc Trio. Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 10/5, 7 PM, Pong Unit One performs at the Uptown Poetry Slam; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon sings music by George Gershwin, with Sean P. Harris. Mondays, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 10/8, 9 PM, Jeff Parker Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 10/10, 9 PM, and Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Astral Project. Sundays, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. 773-878-5552.

GUESSBAR 209 N. Green: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fri 10/3, 5 PM, Detour. 312-226-4500.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sun 10/12, 7 PM, Rodney Clark's Jazz Unlimited Orchestra. 773-465-8005.

HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Music in the salon and bar. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-midnight, and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, Judy Roberts (with Greg Fishman on Fridays and Saturdays; no cover). 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 10/3, 9 PM, Avishai Cohen Quartet, Hamster Theater. Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Fra Fra Sound (see Critic's Choice). Fri 10/10, 9:30 PM, Oscar Brown Jr. & Maggie Brown. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Wed 10/8, 9 PM, Marqseven. 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. Wednesdays and Thursdays, David Williams. 312-649-1121.

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 10/3 through Sun 10/5, Nicholas Payton Septet (see Critic's Choice). Tue 10/7 through Sun 10/12, Kenny Garrett Quartet. 312-670-2473.

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

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Tuesdays, 7 PM, Bob Guthrie Quartet, Tammie McCann. 708-647-6519.

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 6 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 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Mondays, Long Count Quartet (no cover). 773-477-3330.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, 6 PM, Kimberly Gordon & Chris Foreman (no cover). Sundays, 7 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Mondays, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas, Scott Burns, Jodie Christian. Tuesdays, Brian O'Hern hosts "Chanteuse," a showcase for vocalists (no cover). Thursdays, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). Fri 10/10, Jade. Sat 10/11, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-348-7592.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9:30 PM Fridays, Sundays through Tuesdays, and Thursdays, after 9 PM Wednesdays, and after 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Wednesdays, Ron Salter & the Most Wanted Jazz Quartet host an open mike. 773-493-3477.

LEOPARD LOUNGE 1645 W. Cortland: Tue 10/7, 9 PM, Steven Hashimoto Quartet. 773-862-7877.

LUCIANO'S ON RUSH 871 N. Rush: Restaurant and piano bar with music nightly at 7 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Lenny Perrata Trio. 312-266-1414.

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

MELANGE BLUE 2809 Butterfield, Oak Brook: Restaurant and tapas bar. Saturdays, 8 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 PM, Bill & Sue Pasquale Trio. 630-571-3600.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Wed 10/8, 7 PM, WesBound Trane. 630-446-4001.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: Tuesdays, 9 PM, "Jazz Jam Adventure" with Paul Kogut, Joe Policatro, Tim Davis. 708-366-8073.

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

MOOD CAFE 446 E. 43rd: Saturdays, 9 PM, and Sundays, 6 PM, Trace Ellington. 773-624-8002.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 10/8, Rendon & Lewis. 630-688-8866.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 8 PM, William Perry & Company, Music Therapy 101. 773-743-3355.

NO FRICTION 2502 N. California: Tue 10/7, 6:30 PM, Open Spirits Trio. 773-235-2757.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. Fri 10/10, 7 PM, Linda Tate Trio. 312-787-3142.

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

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays through Sundays, 8:30 PM, and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. 312-787-2200.

PENINSULA HOTEL 108 E. Superior: Music in the Lobby Lounge. Fridays, 8:30 PM, Eric Remschneider Trio with Alison Ruble. Saturdays, 8:30 PM, Eric Remschneider Trio with Stephanie Browning. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Greta Pope. 312-337-2888.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, Ernest Dawkins Quartet. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio, Tuey Connell Organ Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio, Von Freeman with the Ron Perrillo Trio. Thursdays, Birdwatch. Thu 10/9, 7 PM, Evanston Township High School; 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Fri 10/10, Melvin Rhyne Quartet with Peter Bernstein. Sat 10/11, Maggie Brown Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Music at 7:30 PM Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays; no cover. Mondays, Bobby Broom Trio. Tuesdays, Judy Roberts, Tito Carrillo Sextet. Wednesdays, Ken Chaney Trio, Dan Trudell's Funky Trio. Thu 10/9, Barry Winograd's Alternatives Big Band with Alison Ruble. Fri 10/10, Victor Parra's Mambo Express. Sat 10/11, Melvin Rhyne Quartet with Peter Bernstein. 847-243-3700.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 8 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9 PM, Rankinfyle. Sundays, 7 PM, Karl Johnson. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Holly McGuire. Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, Nadine Baxter. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Jackie Allen & Judy Roberts. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, John Wright Trio. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, Corey Radford/Scott Anderson Quartet. 773-486-9862.

PIECE 1927 W. North: Restaurant with live music. Sundays, 6:30 PM, and Wednesdays, 8 PM, Taku Akiyama, Matthew Ulery, Frank Rosaly, Andrew Lautenbach. 773-772-4422.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sundays, Russell Alan Rowe Trio (no cover). Mondays, Typhanie Monique Duo (no cover). Thursdays, Dan Cray Trio. 773-472-1000.

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

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Thu 10/9, 9 PM, Chris Greene & New Perspective. 312-492-6100.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 10/5, 9:30 PM, Trevor Watts & the Celebration Band (see Critic's Choice). 773-525-2508.

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

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

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

SPEAKEASY SUPPER CLUB 1401 W. Devon: Sun 10/12, 7:30 PM, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-338-0600.

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.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Music at 9:30 PM. Mon 10/6, Dave Rempis Quartet. Fri 10/10, Joe Morris. 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.

TONY PAISON'S 5101 Washington, Gurnee: Tue 10/7, 5-8 PM, Scott Earl Holman. 847-625-1500.

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

TULLER'S CHOPHOUSE 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights: Restaurant. Fridays, 6:30 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-577-5151.

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

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

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 10/3, Triage, Jeb Bishop Trio. Sat 10/4, Black Earth Ensemble with Nicole Mitchell, Savoir Faire, David Boykin, Tony Herrera, Jim Baker, Darius Savage, and a mystery percussionist. Sundays, 6:30 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett, percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 10/9, Ernest Dawkins, Jeff Parker. Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, AACM Big Band. 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.

XIPPO 3759 N. Damen: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 8 PM, Denise La Grassa Quartet. Sundays and Tuesdays, 9 PM, Arlo Stanfield Sextet. 773-529-9135.

International

Concerts

DANIEL BINELLI, POLLY FERMAN perform with dancers Claudio Hoffman & Pilar Alvarez in "Argentina y Uruguay: Tango From the Country to the City." Sun 10/12, 6 PM, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th. 773-445-3838.

HAMZA EL DIN Sun 10/12, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

MANA Thu 10/9, 8 PM, Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim, Rosemont. 312-879-9111 or 312-559-1212.

BRENO SAUER, GUSTAVO LOPEZ perform at the "La Pena" showcase of Latin folk music and dance; free admission. Wed 10/8, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

CECILE SAVAGE, GLAWDYS, YVES FRANCOIS, NEA GABITZ TRIFE perform at the Francophone Institute of Chicago's 1st-anniversary celebration. Sat 10/4, 6:30 PM, Alliance Francaise, 54 W. Chicago. 312-337-1070 or 773-203-6736.

SEXTETO MAYOR performs as part of the musical production Tango Pasi--n. Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Paramount Arts Center, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

TARIMA Free concert. Sun 10/12, 2 PM, Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington, Evanston. 847-866-0300.

International

Clubs

ARKADASH CAFE 5721 N. Clark: Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Yagmur performs Turkish music. 773-506-2233.

BARBA YIANNI GRECIAN TAVERNA 4761 N. Lincoln: Restaurant. Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 PM, Mosaic. 773-878-6400.

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 LAGUARDIA 2111 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 9 PM, Andres Castillo & Son Trinidad. 773-862-5996.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Fra Fra Sound (see Critic's Choice). 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 10/4, Rembetika with Andreas Georgas, Nikos Panomitros, Andreas Kalassoundas, Nikos Lambrinatos. Wednesdays, Carlos Ortega Trio. 773-348-7592.

NBAHRI RHYTHMS 4726 N. Lincoln: Music starts at 8:30 PM. Sat 10/4 and Fri 10/10, El Amal performs North African music. 773-878-2575.

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

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Sat 10/4, 10 PM, Dahui, Arirame. 312-492-6100.

Classical

ERIC BURTNER ANDERSON, AMY HARTMAN & DANA MCCORMICK oboe, flute, piccolo & piano, in a free concert (Musgrave, Dring & McCormick). Thu 10/9, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

RACHEL BARTON violin, with others in a chamber concert. Sun 10/12, 2 PM, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, Michigan & Adams. 312-575-8000.

SASHA GERRITSON BRAUER & MIKHAIL YANOVITSKY soprano & piano, in a free concert (Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky). Wed 10/8, 7:30 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-5921.

KATHLEEN CAROT & MICHAEL ADAMCZYK perform "salon singing, Renaissance folk songs, and Baroque music" in a free concert. Sat 10/4, 8 PM, and Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf, Des Plaines. 847-635-1900.

CHICAGO BRASS BAND Colin Holman, conductor (Gershwin, Glinka, Sousa & others). Sat 10/11, 7:30 PM, Performing Arts Center, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100 or 847-577-7468.

CHICAGO BRASS BAND PLAYERS in a free concert (Gabrieli, Purcell, Telemann, Gershwin). Sun 10/12, 3 PM, Performing Arts Center, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-577-7468.

CHICAGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Edward Benyas, conductor, with saxophonist David Pituch in a free concert (Rossini, Kritz, Copland). Sun 10/12, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 10/3, 1:30 PM, and Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with violinist Qing Hou (Mozart, Mahler). Tue 10/7, 7:30 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with violinist Maxim Vengerov (Lalo, Tchaikovsky). Thu 10/9 and Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with violinist Maxim Vengerov (Lalo, Stravinsky, Schifrin). Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with flutist Mathieu Dufour (Bach, Mahler). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO in public rehearsal; free admission. Sat 10/11, 9 AM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE & WIND SYMPHONY (Bach, Williams, Shostakovich, Maconchy). Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

AMBER NICOLE DILGER & SVETLANA BELSKY soprano & piano, in a free concert (Schubert, Verdi, Faure, Porter). Sun 10/12, 2 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

DUPAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Barbara Schubert, conductor, with Friends of the Gamelan (Berlioz, Debussy, Harjito). Sun 10/5, 4 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-690-8644.

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Robert Hanson, conductor, with pianist Frederic Chiu (Mendelssohn, Gottchalk, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky). Fri 10/3, 8:30 PM, Sat 10/4, 8 PM, and Sun 10/5, 3:30 PM, the Hemmens, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-888-4000.

ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop, conductor, with pianist Rich Ridenour (Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius, Gershwin). Sat 10/4, 7 PM (with preconcert discussion at 5:45 PM), Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-941-0202.

EMERSON QUARTET with the Pacifica Quartet (Beethoven, Mendelssohn). Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

TOM FARRELL & JEFF LAMBERT perform solo guitar works (Ponce, Takemitsu, Dyens, Rodrigo, Villa-Lobos, Aguado). Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-5921 or 773-442-5931.

PETER FLETCHER guitar, in a free concert. Sun 10/12, 3 PM, Skokie Public Library, 5215 W. Oakton, Skokie. 847-673-7774.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 10/3, 12:10 PM, flutist Elizabeth Ko & pianist Laura Voigt (C.P.E. Bach, Koechlin, Kennan, Rutter). Fri 10/10, 12:10 PM, hornist Stephanie Zimmerman & pianist Kay Kim (R. Strauss, Atterberg, Francaix). 312-787-4570.

PHILIP GLASS ENSEMBLE accompanies a screening of the film Koyaanisqatsi. Fri 10/3, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-443-1130 or 312-902-1500.

JAY HELTZER bass trombone (Galliard, Hindemith, Dvorak, Lipkis, Cage). Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Performing Arts Center, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin, Palatine. 847-925-6100.

HUANG TRIO (Turina, Dvorak, Shapiro). Sun 10/12, 4 PM, the Hallmark, 2960 N. Lake Shore Dr. 773-442-4978.

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

LAKE SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Russell Vinick, conductor, with cellist Stephen Balderston (Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak). Sun 10/12, 3:30 PM, Copernicus Cultural & Civic Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. 312-409-5670.

CHRISTOPHER LAUGHLIN & BETH BRYNGELSON guitar & flute, in a free concert (Piazzolla, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Giuliani). Sun 10/5, 2 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

ROHAN DE LENEROLLE & ROHAN DE SILVA baritone & piano. Fri 10/10, 8 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-5921.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Fri 10/3, Tue 10/7, Thu 10/9, and Sun 10/12, 7:30 PM, John Mauceri, conductor, with soprano Catherine Malfitano (Blitzstein, Regina). Sat 10/4, Wed 10/8, and Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Sir Andrew Davis, conductor, with soprano Ruth Ann Swenson, baritone Peter Mattei & bass Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro). 312-332-2244.

ANDREW MARIANO & JOANNA HUI piano & violin, in a free concert. Sun 10/5, 3 PM, Skokie Public Library, 5215 W. Oakton, Skokie. 847-673-7774.

JOY-DENISE MOORE soprano, with pianist Lori Mackie & trumpeter John Moore Jr. (Mozart, Debussy, Schubert, traditional). Sun 10/5, 4 PM, Morgan Park United Methodist Church, 11030 S. Longwood. 773-238-2600.

I MUSICI DE MONTREAL with cellist Yuli Turovsky (Mozart, Dvorak, Shostakovich, Sallinen, Weber). Sun 10/12, 3 PM, Downers Grove North High School, 4436 Main, Downers Grove. 630-963-9093.

NEW PHILHARMONIC Harold Bauer, conductor, with pianist Gustavo Romero (Prokofiev, Beethoven, R. Strauss). Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

NEWBERRY CONSORT (Byrd, Morley, Dowland & others). Fri 10/3, 8 PM (with preconcert lecture at 7 PM), Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton. Sat 10/4, 8 PM (with preconcert lecture at 7 PM), Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake, Oak Park. Sun 10/5, 3 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 312-255-3700.

YOKO NISHI koto, with Ensemble Noamnesia in a free concert (Kengyou, Takahashi, Cage, Coleman, Ferrari). Sun 10/5, 6 PM, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis. 773-702-8670.

CHRISTOPHER O'RILEY performs his piano arrangements of Radiohead songs. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

OPERA A LA CARTE performs excerpts from Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Wilson Hall, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

ORION ENSEMBLE (Mahler, Kritz, Brahms). Sun 10/12, 7 PM, Fox Valley Unity Church, 230 Webster, Batavia. 630-628-9591.

PADEREWSKI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Wojciech Niewrzol-Victor, conductor, with vocalists Alicja Majewska, Jacek Wojnicki, Dorota Osinska & others (Korcz, The Lord Calls Us). Sun 10/5, 6:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 773-594-0704 or 312-294-3000.

PENDERECKI STRING QUARTET (Ravel, Brahms, Golembiowski). Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-4978.

POLISH PHILHARMONIC RESOVIA Tadeusz Wojciechowski, conductor (Kilar, Chopin, Kurpinski, Mendelssohn). Fri 10/10, 8 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300.

ANTONIO POMPA-BALDI piano. Fri 10/3, 7:30 PM, Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert, Arlington Heights. 847-640-6809.

PROTEGE PHILHARMONIC in public rehearsal; free admission. Sat 10/4 and Sat 10/11, 2 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

SONJA RADOJKOVIC piano, in a free concert (Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev, Tajcevic). Thu 10/9, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

LIVIA REV piano, in a free concert (Mozart, Chopin, Debussy). Thu 10/9, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-2238.

BRIAN RIGGS guitar. Free admission. Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange. 708-579-9660.

VINCENT ROYER viola, in a free concert (Grisey, Murail, Dusapin, Radulescu). Fri 10/10, 6 PM, Alliance Francaise, 54 W. Chicago. 312-337-1070.

SAUSSY 1156 W. Grand: Music at 7 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Thursdays; no cover. Fri 10/3, 7-10 PM, Matt Faunce. 312-491-1122.

SEOUL POPS ORCHESTRA Sung-Ho Ha, conductor. Sat 10/11, 7 PM, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5625.

JEFFREY SIEGEL piano, in a lecture-concert (Bach, Handel). Fri 10/3, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-491-5441 or 847-467-4000.

THE SOUND OF A VOICE Alan Johnson conducts a production of Philip Glass's opera. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Sun 10/5, 2:30 and 7:30 PM, Wed 10/8 and Thu 10/9, 7:30 PM, Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, 8 PM, and Sun 10/12, 2:30 and 7:30 PM, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis. 773-753-4472.

SOUTH SUBURBAN CHORALE & COLLEGE VOICES Albert Jackson & Keith Hampton conduct a free concert featuring African-American composers. Sat 10/11, 7:30 PM, Kindig Performing Arts Center, South Suburban College, 15800 S. State, South Holland. 708-596-2000. Sun 10/12, 4 PM, St. Irenaeus Church, 78 Cherry, Park Forest. 708-748-6891.

SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE SYMPHONIC BAND Andrew Hoefle, conductor (Tchaikovsky, Arnold, Williams). Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Kindig Performing Arts Center, South Suburban College, 15800 S. State, South Holland. 708-596-2000.

CLARA TAKARABE & SHIRLEY TRISSELL violin & piano (Vaughan Williams, Granados, Copland, Kroll, Bartok, Daquin, Martinu, Confrey, Kodaly/Heifetz). Fri 10/10, 7 PM, Gold Coast Music Studio, 1137 N. State. 847-674-8215.

THREE TALES: A THREE PART DIGITAL DOCUMENTARY VIDEO OPERA Chicago premiere of Steve Reich & Beryl Korot's new multimedia opera; see Critic's Choice. Fri 10/3 and Sat 10/4, 8 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. 773-722-5463 or 312-902-1500.

21ST CENTURY MUSIC ENSEMBLE in a free concert (Coultard, Larson, Crumb, Pound, First). Sat 10/11, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-782-3532.

JORY VINIKOUR harpsichord, with others (Falla & others). Mon 10/6, 8 PM, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. Saint Louis. 773-442-4978.

LUKAS VONDRACEK piano, in a free concert (Mozart, Novak, Ravel, Prokofiev). Sun 10/12, 2 PM, Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan, Lake Forest. 847-735-6010.

WHEATON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Sat 10/11, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington & Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5010.

IVAN YANAKOV piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninoff). Wed 10/8, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-346-3278.

Fairs & Festivals

COUNTDOWN TO 2004: RECLAIMING OUR DEMOCRACY World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd: Sun 10/12, 11:30 AM-8 PM, Primeridian, Dyed in the Wool, Anna Stange, Amoreys, Leadfoot, Garage Folk Reunion. Festival features political speakers. 773-235-4488.

FLATLANDER'S OKTOBERFEST Flatlander's Restaurant & Brewery, 200 Village Green, Lincolnshire: Fri 10/3, 5 PM, German Oompah-Oompah Boys; 8 PM, Frank Bang; 10 PM, Boatbuilders. Sat 10/4, 5 PM, Steve's Bavarian Oompah-Oompah Band; 8 PM, Biff & the Waybacks; 10 PM, Half Dazed. Sun 10/5, 3 PM, Steve's Bavarian Oompah-Oompah Band; 7 PM, Kraig Kenning. 847-821-1234.

GLENWOOD AVENUE ARTS DISTRICT OUTRAGEOUS OPEN STUDIO WALK & SUCCULENT STREET FAIR Glenwood & Morse: Sat 10/4, 12:30 PM, PKP Trio; 2 PM, Good Goddamns; 3 PM, Ari Ben Moses Band. 773-271-7900, ext. 19.

HAWAIIAN STEEL GUITAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION Holiday Inn Express, 411 S. Larkin, Joliet: Fri 10/3, 10 AM, L.T. Zinn; 10:30 AM, Lorene Ruymar; 11 AM, Dick Lloyd; 11:30 AM, Frank & Donna Miller; 1:30 PM, Rita Ulrickson; 2 PM, Dale Nightwine; 2:30 PM, Sharon Denney; 3 PM, Mike Scott; 3:30 PM, Frank Della-Penna; 4 PM, Bernice & Dick Honold; 4:30 PM, Alvin Wood; 5 PM, John Plas; 5:30 PM, Hale Seabury-Akaka; 8 PM, Robert Garth; 8:30 PM, Bill Schmiedlin; 9 PM, "Lion" Kobayashi; 10 PM, open jam. Sat 10/4, 9 AM, Derrick Mau; 9:30 AM, Phil Bender; 10 AM, Isaac Akuna; 10:30 AM, Dan Woods; 11 AM, Kay Koster; 11:30 AM, Gerald Ross; 1:30 PM, Wanda Bruening; 2 PM, Doug Smith; 2:30 PM, Duke Ching; 3 PM, Evelyn Brue-Roeder. Convention also features workshops. 815-485-6765 or 815-725-1887.

MARSHALL FIELD'S DAY OF MUSIC features free performances on various stages at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Sat 10/4, 2 PM, Lyric Opera Center for American Artists, Chicago Cuatro Orchestra, Dan Zanes; 3 PM, Ella Jenkins, Golosa; 3:15 PM, Dan Zanes; 4 PM, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Family Ensemble, Wiggleworms; 4:30 PM, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Percussion Scholarship Group; 5 PM, Civic Orchestra of Chicago; 5:30 PM, Evanston Chamber Ensemble; 6 PM, Guadagnini Ensemble, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Low Brass Ensemble; 6:30 PM, members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus; 6:45 PM, Maxim Vengerov & Daniel Barenboim; 7:15 PM, Anna Fermin; 7:45 PM, the Business; 8:15 PM, John Young; 8:30 PM, Otis Clay, Anne-Marie Akin; 8:40 PM, Reginald R. Robinson; 9:05 PM, Michael Kocour; 9:15 PM, 911 Mambo Orchestra; 9:30 PM, Ryan Cohan; 9:45 PM, Fred Holstein; 9:55 PM, Willie Pickens; 10:20 PM, Kelly Brand; 10:30 PM, Terry Callier; 10:45 PM, Polkaholics, Ron Perrillo; 11 PM, Nicholas Barron; 11:10 PM, Erwin Helfer; 11:35 PM, Jose Valdes. 312-294-3000.

NEW ROCKTOBERFEST State & Walton: Fri 10/3, 5 PM, Seven Day Run; 7 PM, Bottle of Justus; 9 PM, Underwater People. Sat 10/4, 7 PM, Dan Darrah; 9 PM, Mr. Blotto. 773-868-3010.

OKTOBERFEST in parking lot behind Ann Sather, 929 W. Belmont: Sat 10/4, 2 PM, Queer as Polka; 3 PM, Those Kids; 3:30 PM, Queer as Polka; 4 PM, Patty Elvis; 5:30 PM, Kimi Hayes; 7 PM, Jan James; 8:30 PM, Cathy Richardson Band. 773-327-7711.

OKTOBERFEST St. Patrick High School, 5900 W. Belmont: Fri 10/3, 5:30 PM, Jimmy's Bavarians; 9 PM, Pat DiNizio. Sat 10/4, 5:30 PM, Jimmy's Bavarians; 9 PM, Michael McDermott. 773-282-9563.

OLD FASHIONED OKTOBERFEST Bowen Park, 39 Jack Benny Dr., Waukegan: Sat 10/4, 6-10 PM, Alpiners. 847-360-4740.

ST. BEN'S OKTOBERFEST St. Benedict Parish, 2215 W. Irving Park: Sun 10/5, 1-9 PM, Phenix. 773-588-6484.

Miscellaneous

LAURIE BERKNER Children's concert. Sun 10/12, noon and 3 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sat 10/11, 12:30 PM, Joel Frankel (children's concert). 773-404-9494.

CORY GOODRICH Children's concert; reservations required. Fri 10/10, 7 PM, Magic Tree Bookstore, 141 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. 708-848-0770.

NANCY WIEBE MAZUROWSKI performs and conducts a seminar for artists entitled "Inspiring Success." Fri 10/3, 7 PM, Sun 10/5, 2:30 PM, and Fri 10/10 and Sat 10/11, 7 PM, Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan. 773-539-0893.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sat 10/4, 2 PM, Elizabeth Mitchell & Daniel Littleton perform American folk songs in a concert for children (all-ages). 773-525-2508.

RALPH'S WORLD Children's concert. Wed 10/8, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. & Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222. Sun 10/12, 4 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

NELSON SOSA Free children's concert. Sat 10/4, 2 PM, Thomas Hughes Children's Library, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State. 312-747-4200.

SUGIHARA MASAHITO Fri 10/10, 7:30 PM, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, 60 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

Add a comment