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Concerts

AIR CONDITIONING, PISSED JEANS, PANICSVILLE, PLAGUE BRINGER, PRURIENT, BENEATH BURNING SKIES Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Transmission Gallery, 840 W. Washington (second floor). 312-666-9143.

BBI Free concert. Tue 6/8, 7 PM, City Park, 275 Parkway, Lincolnshire. 847-677-9740.

BLINK-182, NO DOUBT, LIVING END Sun 6/13, 6:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

MARK CLEVELAND Sun 6/6, 1 PM, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Kendall College, 2600 Central Park, Evanston. 847-475-1030.

DIDO, JONATHAN RICE Sold out. Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-263-1138 or 312-902-1500.

FLEETWOOD MAC Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

ARETHA FRANKLIN, INDIA.ARIE perform at a benefit to support the Campaign Against Domestic Violence. Sun 6/13, 5 PM, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker. 312-419-0033.

LES GEORGES LENINGRAD, MAGAS, GLASS CANDY & THE SHATTERED THEATRE See Critic's Choice; all-ages. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Texas Ballroom, 3012 S. Archer (third floor). 773-677-1353.

HONEYBEES Free concert. Fri 6/11, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RICKIE LEE JONES Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

KENNY MAZURSKY performs an "ancient Tibetan singing bowl concert." Tue 6/8, 7 PM, Loop Theater, 8 E. Randolph. 312-744-5667.

MICROPHONES, WOELV, WANDERING ENDORPHIN See Spot Check. Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Buddy, 1542 N. Milwaukee. 773-342-7332.

THE MUSIC OF JOYCE with readings based on the work of James Joyce. Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

ONE RING ZERO Free concert. Fri 6/4, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

SAM PHILLIPS Fri 6/11, 7:30 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

LINDA RONSTADT, AARON NEVILLE perform with the American Festival Symphony Orchestra. Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-263-1138 or 312-902-1500.

RUSH Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Tweeter Center, I-80 & Harlem, Tinley Park. 708-614-1616 or 312-559-1212.

THREE DOLLAR BILL, HEDONISTS MAYBE Sat 6/12, 10:30 PM, Loop Theater, 8 E. Randolph. 312-744-5667.

ANTHONY WHITAKER, ANGIE MALONEY Sat 6/5, 10:30 PM, Loop Theater, 8 E. Randolph. 312-744-5667.

WILCO, M'S Sold out. Sat 6/12, 7:30 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

LUCINDA WILLIAMS WITH MILLER WILLIAMS perform and read poetry; see Spot Check. Benefit for the Poetry Center of Chicago. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Rubloff Auditorium, Art Institute of Chicago, 230 S. Columbus. 312-899-1229.

WOMAN IS THE NEW MAN, KAMIGAKARI, STATIC MESSENGER, NEW SYSTEMS OF KNOWLEDGE, SEANCANDY & others perform at "The Look-a-Like Contest." Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Texas Ballroom, 3012 S. Archer (third floor). www.texasballroom.com.

Rock, Pop, Etc.

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Gourds (see Critic's Choice), Braam. Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Gourds (see Critic's Choice), Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Mike Nicolai. Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Glengarry Bhoys. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, live karaoke with the Hootenanners (in the pub; no cover). Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Beulah, Stratford 4, Manishevitz (18+). Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Beulah, Stratford 4, Pinebender. Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Mike Doughty's Band (18+). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Saturdays, 8 PM, DJ Mike X, DJ Too Much Funk. 847-397-3100.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Sat 6/5, Strapped to a Rocket, Lurking Forms. Sat 6/12, Wes Hollywood, Mega Super Ultra, Lust-R-Tones. 773-395-3002.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Mark Sheehy, Humpback Wail, Bob's Yer Uncle, Tommy Rocks. Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Joseph Messing, Sweet Hello, Zico. Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Pick an Exit, Detagoh perform as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase, with comedian Ron Riekki, a reading by Jenny Seay, and short films. Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Grand Poobah, La Cassette. Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Wind-Up Merchants, Geisert 8 Band. Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Goldman. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Yesmen. Sun 6/13, 8 PM, the Effect, Stereo South, Altiro, Dub Dis perform as part of the Mish Mash variety showcase (benefit for AIDS Foundation of Chicago). 773-281-4444.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 6/6, Lady D, Carla Starla, Luna Blues Machine, Public Housing. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/4, Sleeping Shelby, Extra Blue Kind, Silent Glory, Aberrant. Sat 6/5, Altiro, Ray Flower, Bifunkal. Thu 6/10, Ending, Nadafinga, Urban Achievers. Fri 6/11, Eclectic Theory, Tripperblue, Society X, Lowchroma. Sat 6/12, She's Your Sister, Rapture Theory, Toy Band, Alora. 773-770-2039.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly, until 3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, Analog Addicts spin hip-hop, funk, soul, reggae, and rock. Tuesdays, DJ F'n Bauer spins local music (bands may bring in CDs). Wednesdays, Smilax & DJ Sleez E spin electro. Thursdays, DJ Megs & Simple Steve spin 80s music. 773-384-0701.

BLUE IGUANA 17265 Oak Park, Tinley Park: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/4, 24 Elsinor. Sat 6/5, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute). Fri 6/11, Blonde on Board. Sat 6/12, Third Left. 708-429-1000.

BOTTOM LOUNGE 3206 N. Wilton: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Grand Champeen, Two Cow Garage, Riviera. Sat 6/5, 5 PM, Zao, Remembering Never, Scarlet, Twelve Tribes (all-ages); 9 PM, Means, Taking Pictures, Call Me Lightning, Karl Hendricks Trio. Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Trans Am (see Spot Check), Bobby Conn (see Spot Check), Weird War, Frequency (18+). Mon 6/7, 6 PM, Stretch Armstrong, Terror, Between the Buried and Me, Out of Touch (all-ages). Tue 6/8, 8 PM, Glass Candy & the Shattered Theatre, Miss Alex White, Twin Wrecks the Memory (18+). Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Solace Brothers, Unwed Sailor, Sleeping at Last (18+). Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Hella (see Critic's Choice), Need New Body, Make Believe (see Critic's Choice; 18+). Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Damage Manual, DJ? Acucrack, Worm, Emulsion vs. Diablo Syndrom (18+). Sat 6/12, 4 PM, HeWhoCorrupts, 84 Mariners, Dakota/Dakota, Tusk, Mexican Cheerleader, Black Print (all-ages); 9 PM, Maritime, the Reputation, Catfish Haven, Snailhouse (18+). Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom, Vetiver (18+). 773-975-0505 or 800-594-8499.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10:30 PM. Fri 6/11 and Sat 6/12, 10:30 PM, Fareed Haque Group. 773-384-8600.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Fri 6/4, Kevin Mileski. Fri 6/11, Karlye Lapetina. 847-550-1127.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Sundays, 11 PM, DJ Lucky & DJ Rockstar. Thursdays, 8 PM, Mike G., DJ Hurricane. 630-830-7200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Fri 6/4, Penthouse Playboys. 773-384-2547.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant with music from 6-9 PM. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Jim Rollins. Tuesdays, Peter Polzak. Wednesdays, Suzanne Palmer. 312-346-3500.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, Grasslands Light. 630-584-2100.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/5, Fallen Angels. Fri 6/11, Mark Anderson Band. Sat 6/12, Quartet Blue. 773-489-4757.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE 2970 Finley, Downers Grove: Sun 6/6, noon, Paul Allodi (no cover). 630-953-7095.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/4, Segway, Stylus, Smoke off Vinyl. Sat 6/5, Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute). Wednesdays, Blazing Saddles (no cover). Thu 6/10, Reckoning (R.E.M. tribute), Basement What. Fri 6/11, Elevation (U2 tribute), Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond tribute). Sat 6/12, Maggie Speaks, First Street. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Sat 6/5, 10:30 PM, Modern Day Romeos. Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s. Fri 6/11, 10:30 PM, 16 Candles. Sat 6/12, 10:30 PM, Catfight, Billy Ray Valentine. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Sun 6/13, 7 PM, Chicago Studio of Professional Singing (under the direction of Janice Pantazelos). 773-278-1830.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Brother John. 312-836-7870.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Scissor Sisters (see Critic's Choice). Sat 6/5, 9:45 PM, 56 Hope Road, Anne Harris, Mer. Sun 6/6, 9 PM, Walter Meego, Office. Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Andre Williams, Big Buildings, 88 MPH, Squirt, Rosedales, Black Box, Loafers, Duenow, Mal-o-creeps, Jackson 8, Thee Lordly Serpents perform at Little Steven's Underground Garage Battle of the Bands. Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Nine Pound Hammer (see Spot Check), Cynics, Phenoms, Blackouts, Safes, Pervz, Peelers, Goldstars, Team Rockit, Litigators, Weakdaze perform at Little Steven's Underground Garage Battle of the Bands. Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Fleshtones, Mistreaters, DJ Gregg Kostelich and the previous nights' finalists perform at Little Steven's Underground Garage Battle of the Bands. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Bizarro, Chlorine, Sleepy Atlantis. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Juliana Hatfield, Damnwells, Katie Todd Band. 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/4, Howard & the White Boys. Sat 6/5, Seventh Heaven. Thu 6/10, David Sarkis. Fri 6/11, Backstage Pass. Sat 6/12, Alex & the All-Stars. 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Mr. Blotto. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Hi-Infidelity (REO Speedwagon tribute). Sun 6/6 and Sun 6/13, 8 PM, "Battle of the Bands." Wed 6/9, 9:30 PM, Covergurl. Thu 6/10, 10 PM, Too White Crew. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, King Solomon's Grave. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Lounge Puppets. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Trim, Somber, Sage. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Freewheelin 56, Dropped Once, Wehrle, Ascot Fire. Tue 6/8, 8:30 PM, SAFE, Ladi-Da's. Wed 6/9, 9:15 PM, Super Lucky, Furlough. Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Pulse of Addiction, Indoor Kids, Sun Spots. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Driveway Ninjas, Lynn Thompson Band, Marigold Engine, Thomas Lisa. Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Ferdinand Fox, Entrinzic, Primo, Rebecca F. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Mountain Goats, Archer Prewitt and the Group, Buried Beds perform at a party for Believer magazine (see Spot Check). Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Trans Am (see Spot Check), Bobby Conn (see Spot Check), Frequency. Sun 6/6, 9:30 PM, Names, Radiant Darling, Poppies. Mon 6/7, 9:30 PM, Funkstorung, Small Change, Eliot Lipp. Thu 6/10, 9:30 PM, Longwave, Webb Brothers. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Drapes, Dutchmen, Vibrolas, Expatriates. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, U.S. Maple, Half-Cut. Sun 6/13, 9:30 PM, Somnabulants, Codebreaker, Venue. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ESCAPE 310 Northwest Hwy., Fox River Grove: Music at 9:30 PM. Fridays, DJ Too Shy. 847-516-0300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Durty Lounge Lizards host live karaoke. Thursdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros. 312-266-1944.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Fri 6/4, Sun 6/6, and Sat 6/12, Dub Dis. 773-348-3998.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Ryan Hagen. 847-587-9677.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Slip Mickey. Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Bonesugar. Thursdays, 9 PM, live karaoke with the Durty Lounge Lizards. Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Cover Girl. Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Seventh Heaven. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 6/5, Snake in the Basement. Sat 6/12, Lakefront. 773-685-8083.

FIREPLACE INN 1448 N. Wells: Mon 6/7 and Tue 6/8, 6 PM, Corndogs perform at the inn's 35th-anniversary celebration. 312-664-5264.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Shot Baker, Culprits, Symptoms, Deadhounds, Avocet. Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Dove the Band of Love, Hyper Viper, Manaconda, DJ Magic Donut (Devo party with video and movie screenings and a costume contest). Sun 6/6, 6 PM, Seyarse, Sine Nomine, New Mexicans, Tower of Rome. Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Autumn-Waking, I Barabbas, Chromelodeon. Fri 6/11, 6 PM, Forward, Under Pressure; 10 PM, Gil Mantera's Party Dream. Sat 6/12, 6 PM, Softest Sound, Bullet Conscience, Teen Wheat, Story of Everest; 10 PM, Burnt by the Sun, Yakuza, American Heritage. Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Breather Resist, Just a Fire, Kodan Armada, Coliseum. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Mr. Blotto, Tyrin Benoit. Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Chicago Singer Spotlight. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Los Straitjackets, Eddy Clearwater. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Fri 6/4, 9:30 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Fri 6/11, Jack Crofoot, Nancy Connelly, Jim Frazier. Sat 6/12, Specs. 773-489-5471.

GATOR'S PUB & GRILL NORTH 1719 N. Rand, Palatine: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Byte. Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Triple Dawg Dare. 847-705-0555.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Mark Solotroff spins postpunk, minimal synth, and death rock. 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 6/4, 9:30 and 11:30 PM, Rico. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Sun 6/6, 7 PM, Cin Salach & Ten Tongues perform at the Uptown Poetry Slam. 773-878-5552.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Fri 6/4, 9:30 PM, Backyard Tire Fire. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Jack Straw. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Cornmeal. Thursdays, 10 PM, Hack 'n' Wheeze. Fri 6/11, 9:30 PM, Michelle Hallman & Ben Crooch. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Jim Gibbons Band. 773-525-7313.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Architecture, Static Films, Five Mod Four, Heller Mason. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, C.C. Jerome Trio, Gin Palace Jesters. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Snaggs, Backyard Tire Fire, Silent Treatment. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Steph Staa, Ryan Officer, Laymen. Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Mr. Airplane Man. 773-472-5139.

HANDLEBAR 2311 W. North: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Wed 6/9, Joe Cannon, John Greenfield perform at "U-Lock Rock." 773-384-9546.

HARD ROCK CAFE 63 W. Ontario: Music at 9 PM. Thu 6/10, Switch, Cyclesomething, Midwest Blue, Luster. 312-943-2252.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Bill Bungeroth & the Armistice, Head Over Heels, Urban Sound, Chris Hayes, Stuart Chaseman (benefit for John Kerry). Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Spartakeith, Erica Corleone, Erick Rudiak. 773-465-8005.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Fri 6/4, 6:30 PM, Jon Langford, Jane Baxter Miller & Kent Kessler; 10 PM, Dylan Rice, Ellen Rosner, Scott Free, Christopher Becerra, DJ H.B. Rayker (benefit for DearMary.com). Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Casey Meehan & the Delta Still, Vatican Unit; 11 PM, DJ Rucins. Fri 6/11, 6:30 PM, Nora O'Connor; 10 PM, Tiger Rag, Hot Dog City. Sat 6/12, 11 PM, DJ Matt Fields. 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Lightning & Thunder. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Big Bang Music Theory, Fooy, Quinn's Uncles, Michael Bloomberg. Fri 6/11, 9:30 PM, Sacrilicious, Glendella's Pancakes. Sat 6/12, 9:30 PM, Pale, Medicine Hat, Avidus. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Thu 6/10, 10 PM, P-1. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 6/5, 6:30 PM, Fall Out Boy, Anberlin, Don't Look Down, June (sold out). Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Moenia (18+). Fri 6/11, 9 PM, James Brown. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, 17th Floor, Scott & Tom (acoustic). Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Jackson Rohm (acoustic). Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Hairbanger's Ball. 312-337-3486.

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. 773-665-1110.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Convulsions, Subteens, Dead City Rejects, Safes. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Saps, My Left Arm, Liquid Courage. Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Doug Swenson, the Truth About (no cover). Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Eldest Son, Drew Neely, Your Little Ponies. Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Patrick Capone, Cats Not Dogs, Something Beautiful. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Manhandlers, M.O.T.O., Vee Dee, Krunchies. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Seers Poncho, Gravey, Chickenwire, Ginge. 773-871-3757.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Tuesdays, 11:30 PM, Bandoleros (no cover). 312-337-8080.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Bobby Stratosphere, Handcuffs, Fuzz. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, John Condron & the Benefit, Stone City Stragglers, Thomas Pace. Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Robbie Fulks, Otters. Wed 6/9, 8:30 PM, Hillbilly Winos, Motion to Fix (no cover). Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Keane, Matt Pond PA, Aveo. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Dios. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Punsapaya, Nero, Del Mar. Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Rich Price. 773-404-9494.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Decemberists (see Critic's Choice), Long Winters, Places, Head of Femur (18+). Sat 6/5, 7 PM, Dedkor, Faceless, Souls for Rent, Regals, All Systems Halt, Band Called Pharisee, Episode Seven, Stellar Road, Crankchest, Ghettobillies, Maxlider, Treologic (18+). Sun 6/6, 6:30 PM, Blackout, A.D.D., Infrared, Synikal (all-ages). Tue 6/8, 8:30 PM, Bang! Bang!, Paris TX, Lucida, Mannequin Men (18+). Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Joey McIntyre (18+). Fri 6/11, 6:30 PM, Aquabats, Planet Smashers, Lederhosen Lucil (all-ages); 11:30 PM, MC5 with Michael Davis, Wayne Kramer, and Dennis Thompson, with Mark Arm, Marshall Crenshaw, and Evan Dando (18+). Sat 6/12, 6:30 PM, Franz Ferdinand, Sons and Daughters (sold out). Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Secret Machines, Skeleton Key, VHS or Beta, New Black, Disc Jockey CB (18+). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sat 6/12, 9:30 PM, Seven Day Run. 630-446-4001.

MICHAEL'S STEAK & SEAFOOD 113 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, Dave Tamkin & Julie Dutchak. Sat 6/12, Paul Allodi. 847-222-1822.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Mike Conner. 312-828-9000.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Websters. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Paul McKinney Group. Sun 6/13, 4 PM, Bob Bradley plays piano. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Fri 6/4, 9 PM, DJ White Russian. Sat 6/5 and Sat 6/12, 9 PM, DJ V "Heavy." Wednesdays, 9 PM, Brian Borden spins house, jazz, and disco. Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Zutano; 11 PM, DJ Teebot. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, DJ White Russian. Sat 6/12, 7 PM, Mod Ill. Sun 6/13, 7:30 PM, Soulio. 773-764-8900.

MULDOON'S 133 W. Front, Wheaton: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 6/4, Tony Alvarez Band. Sat 6/5, George Glass Band. Tue 6/8 and Wed 6/9, Dave Callaway. Thursdays, Mike Brumfield. Fri 6/11, Stark Raving Dad. Sat 6/12, Project, Soul Full of Joy. 630-688-8866.

THE MUTINY 2428 N. Western: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, M.O.T.O., Paper Bullets, Forgotten Four, Intergalactic Hussies. 773-486-7774.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Buddha's Belly, Freakbass, Foster Walker Complex (18+). Sat 6/5, 5:30 PM, Late Nights, Quilts (all-ages); 9 PM, Penthouse Sweets, It's, Comorevi Butterfly, Marco Franciso. 847-869-0450.

19 NORTH 19 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Neil Rose Band. 847-358-0384.

NITE CAP 5007 W. Irving Park: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Loknut, Croatin, Feed, Frayed End. Sat 6/12, 9:30 PM, War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute), Septer, Blue Rage. 773-794-1317.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Pansy Kings, Anthony Whitaker & others perform at the Partly Dave Show. Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Julie Caffey & Nedra Johnson perform at "Homolatte: Queer Words & Music," hosted by Scott Free. 773-743-3355.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Blackout; midnight, Chicago Afrobeat Project. Sun 6/6 and Sun 6/13, 10 PM, Terrapin Flyer. Mon 6/7, 10 PM, Midgetmen, Mojica. Wed 6/9, 11 PM, Hope & Suicide, Esoteric. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Dansettes with DJs Josh Styles, Scott Seath, Richard Karstrom, Ben Pirani, Aret Sakalian. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Link Quartet with DJs Tony Sanchez, Brian Harris, Brian Poust, Ty Jesso, Dave Monroe. 773-489-0011.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Handsome Family, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir. Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Fetal Position, Liam Kimball, Thin Man. 773-728-6000.

O'MALLEY'S 11957 S. Pulaski, Alsip: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, Stellar Road. 708-293-1837.

PENNY ROAD PUB Penny & Old Sutton, Barrington Hills: Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Coulter. 847-428-0562.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/4, Banana Sac. Sun 6/6, Red Apples. Wed 6/9, Head Rush. Thu 6/10, Greenlight, Thaco. Fri 6/11, Los Gatos Diablos. Sat 6/12, God Wafer, Squib. Sun 6/13, Craig Moorefield. 773-486-9862.

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

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/11, Neil Rose Band. 847-266-1313.

PORT OF BLARNEY 27843 W. Grass Lake Rd., Antioch: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Biff & Sniff. 847-395-4122.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 6/4, R-Gang. Sat 6/5, Rte. 66. Fri 6/11, Libido Funk Circus. Sat 6/12, Reely Dan (Steely Dan tribute). 815-477-0340.

RAM RESTAURANT & BREWERY 700 Milwaukee, Wheeling: No cover. Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Paul Allodi. 847-520-1222.

RHYTHM 1108 W. Randolph: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 PM, and Wednesdays, 9 PM, drum circle (preceded by a beginning drum lesson an hour prior to start time). 312-492-6100.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/4, In the Light (Led Zeppelin tribute), Skullfish. Sat 6/5, Project I, Broken Finger, Downfall. Fri 6/11, Foll. Sat 6/12, Marauder, KK, Krakken. 630-543-3101.

SANCTUARY CAFE Redeemer Church, 1006 Gillick, Park Ridge: Fri 6/4, 7:30 PM, Abe Quigley. Fri 6/11, 7:30 PM, Andi & I. 847-823-3634.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Steve Forbert, Stacey Earle, Mark Stuart; 10 PM, Dollar Store, Tijuana Hercules, Milton Mapes. Sat 6/5, 6:30 PM, Letter Kills, F-Ups, Myllhouse (all-ages); 10 PM, Mary Lou Lord (see Spot Check), Haley Bonar, Steven Brodsky. Sun 6/6, 9 PM, Todd Bowie, Sunday Runners, Dick Prall (18+). Mon 6/7, 8 PM, Marty Willson-Piper (see Spot Check), Mike Coy & Eric Chial. Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Palliard, Tempelo Diez, Swamp Sugar. Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Woodbox Gang (see Spot Check), Outlaw Family Band. Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Janet Bean & the Concertina Wire, RD Roth & the Issues. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Jesse Malin, Squad Five-O. Sat 6/12, 7 PM, John P. Strohm, Andrew Morgan; 10 PM, Marah, Frog Holler. 773-525-2508.

602 NORTH 602 North, Glendale Heights: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Continuum, Vultures Are Lovebirds, Barely Standing. 630-790-6100.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Sat 6/5, Susie Gomez. Sundays, Torturing Elvis. Thu 6/10, Urban & the Hog Wranglers. 773-772-6656.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Upstairs in the Cabaret Room: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Astra Kelly (no cover); 10 PM, Headache City, Oscars, Night Terrors, Audreys. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, New Constitution, Singles, Paper Airplane Pilots. Sun 6/6, 9 PM, Sean Wiggins, Locals. Mon 6/7, 9 PM, Defender, Unique Chique, Teeth, Transformation 13. Wed 6/9, 9:30 PM, Artless, Maelee Whitman. Thu 6/10, 10 PM, Jesus & the Devil, Decibators, Bobby Stratosphere. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Velvetron, Sybris, Tall Dark Stranger, Big Buildings. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Brent Best, Martin Zellar, Riviera. Sun 6/13, 9 PM, Elk Effect, Tomatoes. 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 6/11, Jay Mathes. 630-969-9720.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Will Dailey; 9 PM, Brian Joseph. Sun 6/6, 7 PM, Jacky Dustin; 8 PM, Emily Higgins; 9 PM, Kristin Shout. Tue 6/8, 8 PM, Phil Forsyth. Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Trina Hamlin; 9 PM, Martine Locke. Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Paul Stauffer; 9 PM, Rainy Day Crush (acoustic). Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Dividing the Plunder; 9 PM, Dick Prall; 10 PM, Matt Wolf. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 10 PM. Fri 6/4, WarBrides. Sat 6/5, Plan 9, Koffindragger, Cocktail Preachers, Kruk Shanks. 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. Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, Lonie Walker. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Heather Horton; 11 PM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band with Jordan Taggart. Thursdays, 8 PM, Miga; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Melody Mallin Band, Jimmy Kingsway. Sat 6/5, X-Side, Fabulous Janes. Thu 6/10, Dreaming Out Loud. Fri 6/11, Going South. Sat 6/12, Red Woody. 630-264-2739.

WHITE STAR LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 225 W. Ontario: Saturdays, 11 PM, Afrodisiacs. 312-337-8080.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Fri 6/4, Stone Puppet, A Is Jump. Sat 6/5, Seeking Homer, Wonderful Smith, Will Dailey Band, John Wasem. Tuesdays, Mr. Blotto. Wed 6/9, Gary Stier, Matt Weber Band, Reluctant Aquanauts, Copper 10. Thu 6/10, Hello Dave, Panoramic Blue. Fri 6/11, Hopah, 9 Miles Band, Cutters. Sat 6/12, Blaked, Cactrot, Three Speed Holiday. 773-929-1300.

Hip-Hop

Concerts

FATFAT8, APOLLO PROJECT, I.L., PEVEN EVERETT, ABSTRACT GIANTS, I/O, TREOLOGIC, MELODIC SCRIBES perform at the Urban Dialectic youth conference, with DJs Shabazz, Skor, Real One, Marco Morales, David Chaves, Caswell James, Janel Roland & others (18+). Fri 6/4, 6 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 888-348-1515.

DANGER MOUSE & JEMINI, J-ZONE See Critic's Choice; all-ages. Fri 6/4, 8:30 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

Hip-Hop

Clubs

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sun 6/13, Frankie J, Atmosphere, It's, RPS. 312-243-1699.

COZMO'S 2506-08 N. Clybourn: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Fridays, Artek & Norman Rockwell. Saturdays, Shon Dervis. Sundays, Larry Millah & guests. Mondays, DJ 33-1/3. Tuesdays, Jesse de la Pena. Wednesdays, MC Shadow with live bands. Thursdays, DJ Timbuktu. 773-404-7414.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Mondays, DJ Butterfly with vocals by Life (no cover). 773-348-3998.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Longshot, Earatik Statik, Verbal Kent, Rusty Chains, Matlock, Prob Cause. 773-486-2700 or 800-594-8499.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Tue 6/8, 9 PM, Prime, Verbal, Landlords, Insomniacz, DJ Striz, DJ Spontaneous. Thu 6/10, 10 PM, DJ Twilite Tone. 312-362-9707.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, 17th Floor. 312-337-3486.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Sat 6/12, 11:30 PM, X-Ecutioners, Northern State, Wylde Bunch (18+). 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Sidewalk Skolaz, Pugzlee Adams, I.L. Tuesdays, 11 PM, Alo, Fuego, I-Ron, Larry Millah host an open mike for MCs. 773-489-0011.

Dance

FATFAT8, APOLLO PROJECT, I.L., PEVEN EVERETT, ABSTRACT GIANTS, I/O, TREOLOGIC, MELODIC SCRIBES perform at the Urban Dialectic youth conference, with DJs Shabazz, Skor, Real One, Marco Morales, David Chaves, Caswell James, Janel Roland & others (18+). Fri 6/4, 6 PM, Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee. 888-348-1515.

CHRIS WALSH plays music from an iPod. Tue 6/8, 6-9 PM, W Chicago City Center, 172 W. Adams. 312-332-1200.

ALUMNI CLUB Rte. 31 south of Rte. 14, Crystal Lake: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-1 AM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Too Much Funk. Saturdays, DJ Too Smooth. 815-356-6000.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: Fridays, 8 PM, DJ OuttaControl, DJ Too Much Funk. Thursdays, 6 PM, DJ OuttaControl; 9 PM, DJ Spin. 847-397-3100.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Fridays through Thursdays, 9:30 PM, DJs spin (no cover). 773-227-6859.

BACCHUS 2242 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Loki. 773-477-5238.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: No cover. Wednesdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJs Alfredo & Eduardo spin tropicalia. Thursdays, DJ Siva spins house, Marco Morales spins hip-hop. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Fridays and Sundays, Analog Addicts spin breaks, funk, soul, and hip-hop. Mondays, DJs spin hip-hop, disco, dub, house, and rock. 773-395-3002.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Greg Haus spins electro, progressive, hard house, and breakbeat. Saturdays, DJ Larissa & DJ Chester alternate. Sundays, DJ Chester spins alternative and pop (no cover). Mondays, DJ Pervy spins alternative and retro-dance (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Luis M. spins underground and tribal house. Wednesdays, 6 PM, DJ Jane hosts "Women Obsession" (with an open mike the first Wednesday of every month). Thursdays, Heather Doble. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ 33-1/3 spins hip-hop and house. Saturdays, DJ Stixx spins hip-hop and house. Mondays, DJ BJAK, John Simmons. Wednesdays, Joe Black spins rock. Thursdays, Dirty MF & DJ Kenwood spin hip-hop, house, reggae, and old school (no cover). 312-243-1699.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (8 PM-3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fridays and Thursdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna. Tuesdays, Gene Farris spins house. Wednesdays, L-Tek, Frankie J, Stunna, Brendan Clark spin drum 'n' bass, garage, deep house, downtempo, and breaks. 773-235-9100.

BUNGALOW LOUNGEBAR 1622 W. Belmont: Mondays, 8 PM, Sample Ed1t with Stop., Chip-Chop, and RSB1000 (public may bring in tracks to add to the mix; no cover). Tuesdays, 9 PM-2 AM, Shon Dervis, Frank Orrall (no cover). 773-244-0400.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: DJs spin until 4 AM Sundays through Fridays, until 5 AM Saturdays. Thursdays, Lee Farmer, Cisco, Tik-Tak, Shawn Mack, JC Soto. 312-475-9800.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, DJ Rockstar. 630-830-7200.

CANS BAR & CANTEEN 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays through Sundays, Chris Gin. Wednesdays, DJs spin "one-hit wonders." Thursdays, DJs spin hip-hop. 773-227-2277.

CHERRY RED 2833 N. Sheffield: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Abell, DJ Bliss, Dino G. Saturdays, DJ Freddie O. Thursdays, DJ Agent X & Adibwoy. 773-477-3661.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Fridays, DJs spin techno, progressive, house, and techno. Saturdays, Dino Latino & Tim Spinnin Schommer spin house, hip-hop, reggae, and old school in the main room; DJs spin salsa, merengue, house, and hip-hop in the Red Room. 312-666-8106.

CIRCUIT NIGHTCLUB AND REHAB LOUNGE 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays); no cover. Saturdays, DJs spin underground dance music. Sundays, 8 PM, Veronica Zaid hosts a Latin T-Dance; 11 PM, Alex Perez. Mondays, DJ Martin spins at "Drag Queen Bingo." Wednesdays, David Boyer spins country & western. Thursdays, Rock-O-Mix & Fast Freddy spin cumbia and Spanish pop. Second Friday of every month, Miss Foozie hosts a talk show. 773-325-2233.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin at 10 PM. Fridays, Ricky Perez, Elite, Prieto, Joker, Eclipse, Dynamic Dove. Saturdays, Prieto, Sombra, Eclipse, Alex Perez. 773-489-0600.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Saturdays, Daniel Tsunami, DJeremy. 773-477-1420.

CRISTAL LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM-2 AM, DJ OuttaControl. 847-952-8555.

CROBAR 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Frique, Victor R., Marc Ryan. Saturdays, Marc Ryan, Teri Bristol, Nate Scott. Sun 6/6, Teri Bristol. Thu 6/10, Blake, Marc Ryan, Alex Peace, Andrew Vonn. Sun 6/13, Greg Drescher. 312-266-1900.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Agent X spins dance, retro, and house. Saturdays, DJ Abell spins hip-hop, retro, and dance. Thursdays, DJ Abel & DJ Bliss. 773-528-7569.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Mon 6/7, Team Shadetek (live), DJ Rob Hamilton, DJ Ray_Rod. 773-489-6457.

DARKROOM 2210 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM (until 3 AM Saturdays); no cover. Fri 6/4, Intel, Genghiswon, Mandorock, Larone spin hip-hop, downtempo, and funky jazz. Sat 6/5, Red Lox & Slacky J. Sun 6/6, Andy Buttell & Nora Brank. Mon 6/7, Brian Jones spins music from the 70s and 80s. Tuesdays, Michael Lacey spins downtempo, dub, jazz, and ethnic. Thu 6/10, DJ Ethan & Fred spin garage, soul, and Britpop. Second Friday of every month, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ 4BZ & guests spin at "Sunny Side Up," hosted by Mwelwa. Sat 6/12, Bear Who? & the Pamp spin hip-hop, neosoul, and Latin grooves. Sun 6/13, 9 PM-2 AM, Jason Mojica, Eric Ottens. 773-276-1411.

DEJA VU 2624 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; Mike D spins on the main floor. Saturdays, DJ Ghost spins hip-hop, R&B, and house upstairs; DJ Hurricane spins on the main floor. Wednesdays, DJ Structure & Mach 1. Thursdays, Mike D. 773-871-0205.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 9 PM, DJ Daminato & Matt King spin nu jazz, brokenbeat, and deep house. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Mon 6/7, 9:30 PM, Funkstorung, Small Change, Eliot Lipp. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ESTATE 1111 W. Lake: Thursdays, 9 PM-3 AM, DJ Phat Mike spins hip-hop, house, and R&B. 630-479-8264.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays, 7 PM-4 AM Sundays through Thursdays. Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Bad Boys of Late Night perform "Comedy You Can Dance To," with Slim, Katfish, Spankie, Pat Mann. Sundays, DJ Theory. Mondays, Pat Mann. Tuesdays, DJ Slim Maybe. Thursdays, Ed Vantage spins in Club X; DJs spin salsa and merengue upstairs (with dance lessons at 9:30 PM). 312-266-1944.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Fridays, 9 PM, DJ Hurricane spins downstairs. Saturdays, 9 PM, Scott Coyte spins downstairs. 847-593-2200.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Dirty MF spins hip-hop. Saturdays, DJ 33-1/3, Full Moon Percussion Ensemble. Sundays, DJ SupaMan spins hip-hop, soul, reggae, and house. Wednesdays, Carnaval de Soul with Peven Everett, DJ Hugo H, 816. Thursdays, Vince Adams & Lil' Mikey spin hip-hop, house, reggae, R&B, and dancehall. 312-666-1695.

GRAMERCY 2438 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, 7 PM-1 AM, Curt Clay & friends spin house, jazz, funk, and bossa nova (no cover). 773-477-8880.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Mondays, 9 PM-4 AM, Lego, Michael Serafini, Johnny Chaos, Just Joey, Uncle Milty. Thursdays, 9 PM, Mr. A.L.I., Carla Prather, Dajae, Vic Lavender. 773-395-0066.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: DJs spin until 4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). Wednesdays, Just Joey, Brian Borden. 312-527-5600.

HOLIDAY CLUB 4000 N. Sheridan: Fridays, 10 PM, Dave Roberts spins new wave (no cover). 773-348-9600.

HYDRATE 3458 N. Halsted: Fridays, 5-10 PM, DJ Steve K. spins lounge, electro, and new jazz. Fri 6/4, 10 PM-4 AM, Wayne G. Tuesdays, 10 PM-4 AM, DJ Jeremy (no cover). Wednesdays, 8 PM-4 AM, Chris Eterno (no cover). Thursdays, 11 PM, Greg Drescher. 773-975-9244.

INNJOY 2051 W. Division: Music from 9 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Evan Coleman spins funk, hip-hop, and R&B. Saturdays, Andrew YKK. Wednesdays, DJ Syzygy spins hip-hop and soul. 773-394-2066.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Thu 6/10, 10 PM, Mixmaster Throwdown. 312-337-3486.

JOY BLUE 1401 W. Irving Park: Music after 10 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin hip-hop and house. 773-477-3330.

KATACOMB 1909 N. Lincoln: DJs spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and R&B 9 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Brent, DJ Jig, DJ Ryan. 312-337-4040.

LAVA LOUNGE 859 N. Damen: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM nightly (until 3 AM Saturdays). Second Friday of every month, Trancid & Tobias spin at "No Labels, Please." 773-772-3355.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin 7 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, DJ Structure. Saturdays, DJ Hitman. Sundays and Thursdays, Mach 1. 312-337-2583.

LENNOX LOUNGE 3032 N. Lincoln: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Thursdays, DJ Ritejahs spins dancehall. 773-281-9900.

LION HEAD PUB & THE APARTMENT 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin upstairs 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays, 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Mach 1. Saturdays and Thursdays, DJ Structure. Wednesdays, Mach 1 & DJ Structure spin hip-hop and house (no cover). 773-348-5100.

THE LOFT 15 W. Division: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, Ed Vantage. 312-337-4349.

MAMBO GRILL 412 N. Clark: Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Wak spins deep house, Motown, disco, and funk. 312-467-9797.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Sundays, 9 PM, Platestation DJ (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MINX 111 W. Hubbard: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, Jason Christopher & Mike Hahn. 312-828-9000.

MOONSHINE 1824 W. Division: Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Chris Gin. 773-862-8686.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE 1645 W. Jackson: Saturdays, 10 PM, DJ Frankie J. spins salsa & merengue. 312-427-2572.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Razer X & Ryan Bedlam spin electroclash and industrial. Saturdays, DJ $#&@! spins industrial. Sundays and Wednesdays, Jeff Moyer spins electronic dance. Mondays, DJ Eleven spins glam, thrash, heavy rock, and metal. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dave Roberts. 773-528-2622.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, 1:30 AM, Shon Dervis. Thursdays, midnight, DJ Form. 773-489-0011.

ONTOURAGE 157 W. Ontario: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Chris Tomasone & Nandy Maxx spin hip-hop and dance. Saturdays, Jernell Geronimo, Nandy Maxx, Mark Jandes spin hip-hop and house. Wednesdays, Luis Rivera & Dwight Burr spin salsa, merengue, and bachata. 312-573-1470.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Fridays and Sundays (until 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.

RANCHO LUNA 2554 W. Diversey: Sundays, 8 PM, Paul Lopez. Thursdays, 9 PM-2 AM, DJ Felix & DJ Prieto spin reggaeton, merengue, bachata, hip-hop, and salsa (no cover). 773-772-9333.

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.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Danny Boy. 312-738-9971.

RODAN 1530 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM, Brian Kelley. 773-276-7036.

SEANCHAI 2345 W. Belmont: Fridays, 9 PM-2 AM, Angelist, Nick K, Josh Werner, Freq1C spin jungle, techno, and drum 'n' bass (no cover). 773-549-4444.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 6/4, Kaskade, Dayhota, Sista Stroke. Sat 6/5, Darshan Jesrani, Common Factor, Meiotic Soundsystem. Sundays, DJs spin everything (no cover). Tuesdays, DJ Chilliwinters spins EBM, industrial, noise, and synth pop. Wednesdays, DJ Pogo spins indie, Britpop, new wave, and alternative. Thu 6/10, Ill Skillz, Frankie J, Radiata, Kali & Codeblue. Fri 6/11, DJ Heather, Matty. Sat 6/12, Colette, Greenskeepers (live), James Curd. Sun 6/13, Richie Hawtin, Magda. 773-549-4140.

SONOTHEQUE 1444 W. Chicago: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Sundays through Fridays, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Joe Bryl. Saturdays and Thursdays, Anthony Nicholson. Sundays, DJ Rikshaw spins reggae, dub, and dancehall. Tuesdays, DJ Courtland hosts guest DJs for the "Supreme Court Hearings." Second Thursday of every month, Joe Bryl & Sonia H. host industry night. Fri 6/11, Osunlade, Josh Deep. 312-226-7600.

SOUND-BAR 226 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays through Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/4, Misstress Barbara, Pete Shaker Bones, Pulz-8, Nosmo, John Grammatis, Orchard Lounge, DJ Hiroki. Saturdays, John Curley, Chris Tomasone, Jernell Geronimo, Shaka 23, Jay Prasad. Thu 6/10, Janel Roland, Lego, Diz, DJ Flipside, Devin & Michelle, Heaven & Earth Division. Fri 6/11, Dave Seaman, Chris Walsh, John Grammatis, Orchard Lounge, DJ Hiroki. 312-787-4480.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Peter Mavrik & VJ Terp. First Saturday of every month, DJ Stoney & DJ Peter Mavrik spin hip-hop, DJ Journey. Sundays, VJ Steven Farias (no cover). Mondays, VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Tech-Nick (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Riley York. Sat 6/12, Chris Eterno. 773-327-7711.

SPOT6 3343 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays; no cover. Fridays, Julius Buckland, Trackmaster D, Mixin' Margot, Manchild. Saturdays, Burst, DJ Droopy, Nanotech, Pipeline, MF, Vijay, Renan, 40 Oz., Snuggles, DJ Grafik, Tetric, Mystic Bill. 773-388-0185.

STREETSIDE CAFE 3201 W. Armitage: Saturdays, 10 PM-3 AM, David Chavez, Caswell James, Paul Harris (no cover). 773-252-9700.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM-2:30 AM, DJ Trew spins Motown, funk, rare groove, disco, and hip-hop. Sundays, 9 PM-2 AM, Caswell James (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, Artek, DJ Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane, D Double spin at the 606 Entertainment open mike. Wednesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, David Chavez & Cazwell James spin deep house. 773-278-6600.

SYN 1009 N. Rush: Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, 8 PM-2 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-3 AM, DJs spin. 312-664-0007.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Sundays, DJ Rich Rock. Mondays, DJ Dan Ryan. Tue 6/8, DJ Jenny Evil. 773-227-4906.

TRACE 3714 N. Clark: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM. Sundays, Doug Brandt spins house. 773-477-3400.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays and Fridays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fridays, Alberto "Escandalo" Gomez, Marco Hernandez, Carlos Rodriguez spin salsa and merengue. Saturdays, Martin "Boogieman" Luna, Chris Tomasone, John Curley, DJ Goose, Flipside, Jay Funk. 312-491-9729.

UPTOWN LOUNGE 1136 W. Lawrence: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM; no cover. Saturdays, Sean Patrick spins funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and acid jazz. Wednesdays, Trew & Verb spin funk, soul, disco, hip-hop, and old school. Thursdays, DJ Spin. 773-878-1136.

VISION 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM (until 5 AM Saturdays). DJ Theory spins Fridays in the Dome; DJ Spin spins Saturdays in the Dome. Sat 6/5, DJ Rap, Luke Fair, Nosmo, Julian "Jumpin'" Perez. Sat 6/12, Christopher Lawrence, Jimmie Page, Nick Rockwell. 312-266-2114.

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

WHITE STAR LOUNGE Magnum's Steakhouse, 225 W. Ontario: Fridays, 10 PM-4 AM, Dan Morrell, DJ Speed. Saturdays, 10 PM-5 AM, DJ Spin & 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, 10 PM, DJ Storm. Saturdays, DJ Phatman. Mondays, DNS & Monna spin jazz and house. Tuesdays, DJ Kenny spins house. Wednesdays, DJ Vego & DJ Reggie spin progressive house and trance. 773-529-9135.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays (until 5 AM Saturdays). Fri 6/4, East Coast Boogiemen, Iz, Sativa, Jay Funk, T.Villian, Blue J, Acidman, Tyrell Williams, Unika. Saturdays, Psycho Bitch, Andre Harris, DJ PNS, Boy Wonder, Chris Mix. Mon 6/7, Chris Gin, Derrick Carter, Diz, Hiroki. Wednesdays, Julius the Mad Thinker, DJ FLX, DJ Monna. Fri 6/11, Frank Solano, Dysqo, Boris the Blade, Chris Santiago, Jon Huang, Sativa, Jay Funk, Clark Nova, Dottcom, MC Chronic G, Liquid G-Zus, Livewire, Da Oracle. 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, Brett Lee, Hollywood Bob, DJ Night, D-Double Jay. 630-985-1111.

ZZA ZZO 551 N. Ogden: Sundays, 9 PM, Rick Garcia. 312-733-9000.

Folk & Country

Concerts

MARK CLEVELAND Sun 6/6, 1 PM, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Kendall College, 2600 Central Park, Evanston. 847-475-1030.

PETE JONSSON, PATCHOULI, BILL ROBINSON Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock. 815-338-5164.

PATTY LOVELESS See Critic's Choice. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. & Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222.

MONTGOMERY GENTRY, BLAKE SHELTON Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 & U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

RICK PICKREN, CHUCK BILSKEY Sat 6/12, 7:30 PM, Village Square, 37 S. Main, Sandwich. 815-878-2693.

Folk & Country

Clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sundays, 8 PM, Irish session with Kieran O'Hare & John Daley (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, Dave Schultz & Chuck Pinney host the "Twang Night" showcase. 773-395-3002.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Sun 6/6, 7 PM, Minna Bromberg. Sun 6/13, 7 PM, Jim Craig. 847-424-9800.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Sat 6/5, 8:30 PM, Meredith, Carlton & Kramer. 847-256-8870.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, DJ Chris B spins country (with dance lessons with Julie, Don & Larry on Fridays). Sundays, 6-11 PM, Big John. 630-830-7200.

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

CARRAIG Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th, Oak Forest: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays; no cover. Fri 6/4, Bluestack. Sat 6/5, Another Pint. Fri 6/11, Gerard Haughey. Sat 6/12, Katie Sullivan Band. 708-687-9323.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: No cover. Sun 6/6, 1 PM, Academy of Irish Music. Sundays, 4-7 PM, and Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-473-5263.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21661 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Fri 6/4, 10:30 PM, Blazing Saddles. 847-541-4700.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Thu 6/10, 8 PM, Sons of the Never Wrong, Ralph Covert. 773-278-1830.

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

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Sundays, 3:30 PM, and Fridays, 5:30 PM, Hoyle Brothers. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM; no cover. Fri 6/4, Burren Ceili Band. Sat 6/5, Bluestack. Fri 6/11, Tony Leonard. Sat 6/12, Seamus O'Kane & Jimmy Moore. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Thu 6/10, 8:30 PM, Kim Richey, Stoll Vaughan. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 6/5, BJ Sarkissian, Jake Michael. 219-464-4700.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Anne E. Dechant. 773-465-8005.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Jeremy Raskin; performers receive a free drink. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike hosted by Erin Jordan. 773-235-9795.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Country Sky Band. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, 101 Ranch Band. 312-337-3486.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 6/7, 9:30 PM, Aidan O'Toole (no cover). 773-404-9494.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Thursdays, 8 PM, Irish session hosted by Theresa Shine & Erin Lowery. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Mondays, 8 PM, Dime Store String Band (18+; no cover). 847-869-0450.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, tribute to Memphis with faculty and staff, Jimmy Johnson, Dave Specter, Dolly Varden, Kelly Hogan, Devil in a Woodpile, Mystery Train. Sun 6/6, 4 and 7 PM, Muriel Anderson, Phil Keaggy & Laurence Juber. Sun 6/13, 7 PM, Cheryl Wheeler, Kenny White. 773-728-6000.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Farmageddon. Tue 6/8, 8:30 PM, Back Porch Ramblers (no cover). 773-274-3239.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Steve Forbert, Stacey Earle, Mark Stuart. Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Woodbox Gang (see Spot Check), Outlaw Family Band. 773-525-2508.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEE HOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:15 PM. Fri 6/4, Jere Stormer. Sun 6/6, 4 PM, Tricia Alexander with Rich Prezioso, Doug Lofstrom, Diana Laffey, Alpha Stewart & others. Fri 6/11, Jay Mathes. 630-969-9720.

WEST GATE COFFEEHOUSE 924 W. Madison: Sun 6/6, 3 PM, John Hasbrouck. 312-829-9378.

WISE FOOLS PUB 2270 N. Lincoln: Mon 6/7, 8 PM, Ralph Covert hosts a showcase of musicians from the Old Town School of Folk Music. 773-929-1300.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Concerts

cHICAGO bLUES FESTIVAL See page 54.

cHICAGO Gospel Music FESTIVAL See page 38.

CLASSIC ACT CHORAL ENSEMBLE performs "A Concert of the Spirit." Sun 6/13, 4 PM, Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 2017 W. 110th Pl. 773-779-3355.

KATHERINE DAVIS performs at "First Fridays." Fri 6/4, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

DELMARK RECORDS BLUES BRUNCH with free performances by Lurrie Bell, Big Time Sarah, Jimmy Burns, Michael Coleman, Little Arthur Duncan, Shirley Johnson, Willie Kent, Bonnie Lee, Aaron Moore, Ken Saydak, Byther Smith, Zora Young. Sun 6/13, 10 AM-noon, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

DOG BONE Free concert. Sat 6/12, 2 PM, Schreiber Park, 1552 W. Schreiber. 312-742-7876.

DAVID MENDEZ Free concert. Tue 6/8, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

RHYTHM ROCKETS Free concert. Sun 6/13, 4 PM, Wrightwood Park, 2534 N. Greenview. 312-742-7816.

RHYTHM ROCKETS with Professor John. Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs. 708-839-1000.

Blues, Gospel, R&B

Clubs

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

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Rhythm Rockets. 847-381-8585.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Fri 6/4, Matthew Skoller. Sat 6/5, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Mon 6/7, Chuck Owlston (acoustic show; no cover). Wed 6/9, Chainsaw Dupont. Thu 6/10, Liz Mandville Greeson. Fri 6/11, Steve Cushing. Sat 6/12, Son Seals. 847-424-9800.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, Fri 6/4, and Sat 6/5, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 6/8, John Primer Band with Big Time Sarah. Wed 6/9, Matthew Skoller Band with Lurrie Bell & Peaches. Thursdays, Fri 6/11, and Sat 6/12, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, Thursdays, Fri 6/4, and Sat 6/5, Shirley Johnson Band. Tue 6/8, Vino Louden Band with Nellie Travis. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 6/11 and Sat 6/12, Linsey Alexander Band with Nellie Travis. 312-661-0100.

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

BOSSMAN BLUES CENTER 3500 W. Lake: Thursdays, 8 PM, Big D & His Band. 773-722-8744.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM; free acoustic shows at 5:30 PM Fridays and 6 PM Saturdays. Fri 6/4, 5:30 PM, Jimmy Burns; 9:30 PM, Lazy Lester, Tommy McCracken. Sat 6/5, 6 PM, Fruteland Jackson; 9:30 PM, Eddie C. Campbell, Stan Skibby & the Love Soldiers. Mon 6/7, Jimmy Burns hosts the jam. Tue 6/8, Matthew Skoller. Wed 6/9, Buddy Guy, Alice Peacock, Cathy Richardson, Marc Broussard, Robert Cornelius perform "12: Tribute to the 12-Bar Blues." Thu 6/10, 5:30 PM, Harmonica Hinds & friends; 9 PM, Dion Payton. Fri 6/11, 5 PM, Phil Guy; 8 PM, Big James & the Chicago Playboys; 11 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. Sat 6/12, 11 AM, Willie Kent & the Gents; 2 PM, Jimmy Burns; 8:30 PM, Carlos Johnson; 11:30 PM, Popa Chubby. Sun 6/13, noon, Steepwater Band; 3:30 PM, Matthew Skoller; 7 PM, Carl Weathersby; 10:30 PM, Billy Branch, Kenny Neal. 312-427-0333.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Fri 6/11, Jimmy Burns. Sat 6/12, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. 773-384-2547.

CHIAVA BARLOUNGE 1575 Ellinwood, Des Plaines: Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Pat Smillie Band. 847-768-3000.

CHORD ON BLUES 106 S. First, Saint Charles: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/11 and Sat 6/12, Michael Coleman & the Backbreakers. 630-513-0074.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 5 PM, "Stop by the Church: A Gospel Cabaret" with KT McCammond, Daryl Nitz, Jimmy Odom, Carla Parker. 773-278-1830.

DELL RHEA'S CHICKEN BASKET 645 Joliet, Willowbrook: Music at 8 PM. Fridays, Motor City Josh. 630-325-0780.

EAST OF THE RYAN 914 E. 79th: Mon 6/7, 7 PM, Super Percy performs as part of the Southside Blues Tour. 773-488-1000.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Backstreet Blues Band. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by the Innocents. Fri 6/11, Pat Smillie Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 6/4, 9:30 PM, Professor John & His Band. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Mr. Blotto, Tyrin Benoit. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Los Straitjackets, Eddy Clearwater. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Candye Kane. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Sat 6/5, 9 PM, Jo Jo Murray & the Top Flight Blues Band. Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Nellie Travis. 630-416-4898.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 6/11, Gloria Shannon. 773-262-5767.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Sat 6/5, Steepwater Band. Tue 6/8, Marty Sammon. Fri 6/11, Old Town School of Folk Music harmonica recital. Sat 6/12, J.C. Smith Band. 708-484-3610.

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

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Thu 6/10, 7 PM, Yuji Hasegawa's Shamisen Blues. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Frank Bang's Secret Stash perform at the annual Chicago Blues Festival afterset. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES BACK PORCH STAGE 329 N. Dearborn: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Chicago Playboys. Sun 6/6 and Sun 6/13, Matthew Skoller. Mon 6/7, Joanna Connor. Wed 6/9 and Thu 6/10, Big Al & the Heavyweights. Fri 6/11, Nick Moss & the Fliptops. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Kenny Brown, Cedric Burnside, T-Model Ford, Spam, Paul "Wine" Jones. 312-923-2000.

JERRY'S 4838 W. 183rd, Country Club Hills: Sundays, 7-11 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 708-647-6519.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Les Getrex. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. 773-348-7592.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM; Detroit Junior plays piano at 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Byther Smith. Sundays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Linsey Alexander. Mondays, J.W. Williams & the Chi-Town Hustlers, Sam Goode. Tuesdays, Les Getrex, Joanna Connor, Quintus McCormick. Wednesdays, Andre Taylor & the Blues Alley Cats, Jimmy Burns. Thursdays, John Primer & the Real Deal Band, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Fri 6/11 and Sat 6/12, Larry McCray. 773-477-4646.

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, New Orleans Beau & the Big Easy Band. Mon 6/7, 7 PM, Chainsaw Dupont & the Blues Warriors perform as part of the Southside Blues Tour. Thursdays, Shorty Mack. 773-493-3477.

LINDA'S LOUNGE 1044 W. 51st: Mondays, 9:30 PM, L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band. 708-612-4657.

MARY'S LOUNGE 501 W. Garfield: Mon 6/7, 7 PM, Killer Ray Allison & the Killer Band perform as part of the Southside Blues Tour. 773-846-7374.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Strategy Game, Matthew. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, Noon Day Darkness. 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Swing Face. 708-366-8073.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM. Sat 6/5, TNT Dyno-Mite Blues Band. Sat 6/12, Sharon Lewis & the Mojo Kings. 773-252-1155.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, tribute to Memphis with faculty and staff, Jimmy Johnson, Dave Specter, Dolly Varden, Kelly Hogan, Devil in a Woodpile, Mystery Train. 773-728-6000.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, Mississippi Heat. Thu 6/10, Keith Scott Trio. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 6/4, Mississippi Heat. 847-243-3700.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Thu 6/10, Basement Band. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Wed 6/9, the Chris, Dave & Mack Show. 815-477-0340.

RED PEPPER LOUNGE 428 E. 87th: Mon 6/7, 7 PM, Joe Barr & Soul Purpose perform as part of the Southside Blues Tour. 773-873-5700.

REDFISH 400 N. State: Music in the Voodoo Lounge at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Larry Taylor Band. Sat 6/5, Mike Milligan & Steamshovel. Fri 6/11, Voodoo Jones. Sat 6/12, Dawn O'Keefe Williams. 312-467-1600.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Pete Special. 773-645-5200.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 10 PM, and Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Billy Boy Arnold, Bob Stroger, James Wheeler. Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Thu 6/10, 9:30 PM, Detroit Junior, Eddie Taylor Jr., Willie Smith (tribute to Howlin' Wolf). Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials. Sun 6/13, 9:30 PM, Carlos Johnson. 773-342-0452.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sun 6/13, 8 PM, Philipp Fankhauser Band. 773-525-2508.

7313 CLUB 7313 S. Halsted: Music after 9 PM. Mon 6/7, 7 PM, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates perform as part of the Southside Blues Tour. 773-723-0592.

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE 21 E. Hubbard: Restaurant with music in the Blue Crab Lounge at 7:30 PM; no cover. Sat 6/5, Rockin' Johnny. Sun 6/6, Jon McDonald. Thu 6/10, Matthew Skoller. Sat 6/12, Marty Sammon. 312-527-2722.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Fri 6/4, Smilin' Bob & the Down Home Blues Band. Mondays, Continental. Wed 6/9, Outta the Blue. Sat 6/12, Billy Flynn Band. 773-772-6656.

WHEATON GRAND THEATER 123 Hale, Wheaton: Fri 6/11, Rabble Rousers with R.J. Chavez (benefit for Wheaton Grand Theater). 630-221-0667.

Jazz

Concerts

ALTERNATIVES LITTLE BIG BAND WITH BARRY WINOGRAD Fri 6/4, 6:30 PM, Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-2100.

ALTERNATIVES LITTLE BIG BAND WITH BARRY WINOGRAD Free concert. Thu 6/10, 6:30 PM, Trebes Park, 2250 N. Clifton. 312-742-7769.

DAVID BOYKIN Fri 6/11, 7 PM, Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan. 312-427-1676.

BOBBY BROOM TRIO Free concert. Tue 6/8, 5:30 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE with Bobbi Wilsyn; free concert. Fri 6/4, 7 PM, Hamilton Park Cultural Center, 513 W. 72nd. 312-427-1676.

CHICAGO JAZZ ORCHESTRA WITH KURT ELLING AND NICHOLAS PAYTON Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-409-3947 or 312-334-7777.

ORBERT DAVIS & FRANZ JACKSON perform a tribute to Louis Armstrong. Thu 6/10, 6:30 PM, Uihlein Plaza, Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark. 312-280-9550.

RON HAYNES Thu 6/10, 6:30 PM, Park Grill, Millennium Park, 11 N. Michigan. 312-521-7275.

JAZZ IN JUNE Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park: Thu 6/10, 6 PM, Henry Johnson Organ Express; 8 PM, Roy Hargrove's RH Factor, Medeski Martin & Wood; 10 PM, James Moody, Rufus Reid. Fri 6/11, 6 PM, James Moody; 8 PM, Oscar Peterson Quartet; 10 PM, Danilo Perez with Steans Institute Young Artists. Sat 6/12, 5 PM, Jazz Mentors & students; 7 PM, Lincoln Center's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Conga Kings with Candido Camero, Carlos "Patato" Valdes & Giovanni Hidalgo; 9 PM, Nathan Davis & David Baker. Sun 6/13, 5 PM, Oscar Brown Jr. & Maggie Brown; 7 PM, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Marian McPartland Trio, Ramsey Lewis Trio. 847-266-5100.

ALEJO POVEDA SEXTET Thu 6/10, 5-10 PM, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438.

SPIDER SALOFF Wed 6/9, 6:30 PM, Three Arts Club, 1300 N. Dearborn. 312-944-6250.

BOBBY SHORT & HIS ORCHESTRA Sun 6/6, 5:30 PM, and Mon 6/7, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

Jazz

Clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 6/4, noon, Franz Jackson. Fridays, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet; 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. Saturdays, 6 PM, Martin Bany River North Quartet. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Mike Frost Project. Sundays, 7 PM, John Watson Quartet. 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. Tuesdays, 5 PM, Art Hoyle Quintet/Ron Friedman Quintet; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wednesdays, noon, Dan Saura & Aaron Krueger; 5 PM, John Brumbach Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson with Peter Roothaan, Chris Foreman, Greg Rockingham. Thursdays, noon, Bernard Alcorn; 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All-Stars; 9 PM, Mike Smith Quintet. Fri 6/11, noon, Franz Jackson Quartet with Kim Cusack. Sat 6/12, 9:30 PM, Von Freeman Quintet. 312-642-6805.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Detour. Sun 6/6 through Sat 6/12, Bobby Lewis. Sun 6/13, Bobby Hutton. 312-751-2433.

BRAXTON'S SEAFOOD GRILL Oakbrook Mall, 3 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook: Thu 6/10, 6 PM, Jeru. 630-574-2155.

BURGUNDY INN 2706 N. Ashland: Sundays, 5-9 PM, Albert G./Paul Basa. 773-327-0303.

C.J. ARTHUR'S 1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette: Fri 6/4, 8:30 PM, Barry Winograd Trio. 847-256-8870.

CAFE SHINO 211 E. Ontario: Piano bar with music at 9:30 PM. Fridays and Mondays through Thursdays, Vickie Tsunozai. 312-266-2280.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays, 10 PM Saturdays, and 9 PM Sundays. Sat 6/5, Deep Blue Organ Trio. 773-384-2547.

CANDLESTICK MAKER 4432 N. Kedzie: Music at 9 PM. Sat 6/12, Divide by Pi. 773-463-0158.

CARLUCCI'S 250 Marriott, Lincolnshire: Fridays, 7 PM, Elaine Dame Duo (no cover). 847-478-0990.

CHARLEMAGNE LOUNGE Hotel Baker, 100 Main, Saint Charles: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 6/4, Mark Colby Duo. Fri 6/11, Mike Frost Trio. Sat 6/12, Terry Andrew Duo with vocalist Catia Mann. 630-584-2100.

CHARLESTON 2076 N. Hoyne: Music at 10 PM. Fri 6/4, Ken Shiokawa Trio. 773-489-4757.

CHICAGO PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1370 Bank, Schaumburg: Music in the lounge after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays, 6:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fri 6/4, Dave Simone Trio. Sat 6/5 and Sat 6/12, Ed Coward Trio. Tue 6/8, Dave Allen. Thu 6/10, Bob Davis Trio. Fri 6/11, Greg Vasquez Trio. 847-969-9900.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Tue 6/8, 9:30 PM, Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio (see Critic's Choice). Wed 6/9, 9:30 PM, Tomato Box Ensemble. 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Fri 6/4, Ron Smith & the Lamplighters. Sat 6/5, Matt Erion Trio. 630-377-9222.

FAMILY DEN 8948 S. Stony Island: Sundays, 6-10 PM, Crosswind hosts a jam session. 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 6/6, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band. 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

GATEWAY BAR & GRILL 7545 N. Clark: Music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fri 6/4, Upbeat Trio with Mike Cassio. Sat 6/5, Vincent Allen Howell. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ken Shiokawa. Sat 6/12, Vincent Allen Howell Trio. 773-262-5767.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 6/13, 2 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. 708-755-8312 or 708-425-4596.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Jose Valdes Trio (no cover); 9:30 PM, DJs spin mambo and salsa. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Bill Porter Orchestra with Rich Fudoli. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fridays, 5-8 PM, Ben Rudolph (no cover). Fri 6/4, 9 PM, Scott Burns Quartet. Fridays, 1:30-4 AM, Green Mill Quartet (no cover). Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Grazyna Auguscik Quintet. Saturdays, midnight-5 AM, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 6/6, 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon (Marilyn Monroe tribute). Mon 6/7, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Quartet. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Deep Blue Organ Trio. Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra. Fri 6/11, 9 PM, and Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Vandermark 5 Meets Atomic. Sun 6/13, 2 PM, Chicago Jazz Composers Collective; 11 PM, Kimberly Gordon Trio. 773-878-5552.

GRIDLEY'S 4868 Rte. 83, Long Grove: Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Bryan Allmann Quartet (with Sarah Nielson on Saturdays). 847-478-3663.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Thu 6/10, 9 PM, Family Style, Don Tisch/Ian Torres Quintet, Star People. 773-472-5139.

HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Mon 6/7, 9:30 PM, Abbey Chuba Trio. Thursdays, 9:45 PM, Kelly Hogan & the Wooden Leg. 773-227-4433.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Andreas Kapsalis Trio, Goran Ivanovic Group. Mon 6/7, 6:30 PM, Ari Brown, Harrison Bankhead, Jodie Christian (performance and interview with Travis Jackson; no cover; all-ages); 9 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Wed 6/9, 8 PM, JusThis, Tim Daisy Trio. 312-362-9707.

HOTTI BISCOTTI 3545 W. Fullerton: Tue 6/8, 10 PM, Paul Velat & friends. 773-772-9970.

HUNGRY BRAIN 2319 W. Belmont: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sun 6/6, Paul Hartsaw Tentet. 773-935-2118.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 4, 8, and 10 PM Sundays; 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 6/4 through Sun 6/6, Denny Zeitlin Trio (see Critic's Choice). Tue 6/8 through Sun 6/13, Harry Allen/Randy Sandke Quintet. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music after 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5 PM Mondays through Thursdays, and 4 PM Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Sundays, Alejo Poveda Quintet. Mondays, Kelly Brand. Tuesdays, Ken Chaney. Wednesdays, John Kattke Trio. Thursdays, Tim Tobias. 312-595-5299.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Fridays, 7:30 PM, Kimberly Gordon (no cover). Sat 6/5, 10 PM, Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues. Sun 6/6, 8:30 PM, Spider Saloff & the Uptown String Trio. Mon 6/7, 9 PM, Jodie Christian, George Fludas, Scott Burns, Dennis Carroll. Thursdays, 9 PM, John Brumbach Quartet (no cover). Fri 6/11, 10 PM, Juli Wood/John Goldman 2-Horn Band. Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet (tribute to Marilyn Monroe, with a screening of Let's Make Love). Sun 6/13, 8:30 PM, Uptown String Trio. 773-348-7592.

LEADWAY 5233 N. Damen: Fri 6/4, 10 PM, Douce Ambiance. 773-728-2663.

MICHAEL'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Fri 6/4, 9 PM, David Jennings Project. Sat 6/5, 9:30 PM, Inline Six. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Paul Abella's Extra Large Duo. Wed 6/9, 7 PM, Three Free (no cover). 630-446-4001.

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sat 6/12, 10 PM, Five After Five. 708-366-8073.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Sun 6/6, 7:30 PM, Geof Bradfield. 773-764-8900.

96TH FLOOR LOUNGE 96th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 7:30 PM. Sun 6/6 and Sun 6/13, Professor John Duo. Mon 6/7, Bill Peterson & Brian Sandstrom. Tue 6/8, Larry Luchowski. Wed 6/9, Dennis Luxion. Thu 6/10, Professor John. 312-787-9596.

NORTHBROOK COURT 2171 Northbrook Ct., Northbrook: No cover. Thu 6/10, 7 PM, Flippomusic Quintet. 847-498-8161.

O'BRIEN'S 1528 N. Wells: Thursdays, 7 PM, Rob Zettl Trio. 312-787-3131.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Wed 6/9, 8:30 PM, Detour accompanies a tap-dance performance by M.A.D.D. Rhythms as part of the "AfroFolk Live" series (no cover). 773-728-6000.

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

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fri 6/4, Andrew Lautenbach Quartet. Mondays, Mike Kocour Trio. Tuesdays, Ron Perrillo Trio. Wednesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Fri 6/11, Scott Burns Quartet. Sat 6/12, Derrick Stout Orchestra. 847-328-0399.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays; no cover. Sat 6/5, Andrew Lautenbach Quartet. Tuesdays, Elaine Dame Duo. Wed 6/9, Birdwatch. Thu 6/10, Curtis Robinson Trio. Fri 6/11, Derrick Stout Orchestra. Sat 6/12, Bob Perna & Persistance. 847-243-3700.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, Don Tisch Quintet. 773-486-9862.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, Elaine Dame Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay Rd., Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Keith Scott Group. Sat 6/5, Frank Portolese Group (in the club), Keith Scott Group (in the bar). Tuesdays, Mark Madsen (no cover). Wed 6/9, Da Duo Di Flippo De Santo (no cover). Fri 6/11, Robert Allen Jr. Group. Sat 6/12, Pat Hall. 847-266-1313.

RAW BAR 3720 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 8 PM, Denise La Grassa Trio. 773-348-7291.

RESERVATION BLUES 1566 N. Milwaukee: Sundays, 5-8 PM, Vince Willis. Thursdays, 5-8 PM, Phil Gratteau. 773-645-5200.

RODAN 1530 N. Milwaukee: No cover. Sun 6/6, 5 PM, Audley Reid performs at the Association of Black Psychologists' annual scholarship benefit (call 773-995-2382 for tickets). Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Cushicles. 773-276-7036.

SIGNATURE ROOM 95th floor, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan: Music at 6:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Bill Peterson & Rob Amster. Sat 6/5, Dennis Luxion Duo. Sun 6/6, 11 AM-2 PM, Paulinho Garcia. Fri 6/11, Kelly Brand & Rich Fudoli. Sat 6/12 and Sun 6/13, Bill Peterson Duo. Sun 6/13, 11 AM, Bill Peterson. 312-787-9596.

SIGNATURE ROOM GRILLE 6401 Purchase, Woodridge: Music at 6 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays, and 5:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 6/4 and Fri 6/11, Steve Sandner Trio. Sat 6/5, Kelly Brand Trio with Libby York. Thu 6/10, Dennis Luxion & Marie Alexander. Sat 6/12, Bradley Williams Trio with Gingi Lahera. 630-598-9777.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Tue 6/8, Pauline York. 773-772-6656.

SPAREROOM 2416 W. North: Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Birgit Ulher/Jerome Bryerton/Carol Genetti, Amy Cimini/Fred Lonberg-Holm/Kate Young/Aram Shelton. 773-862-2447.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Fridays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Trio. Wednesdays, 5:30 PM, Tim Tobias Duo. 312-527-3510.

3030 3030 W. Cortland: Thu 6/10, 10 PM, Charles Waters Group. 773-862-3616.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Mondays, 1 AM, Mark Madsen. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, Lynn Hilton Trio. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Luiz Ewerling & A Cor do Brasil; 1:30 AM, Vince Willis. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281/2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, Sticks and Stones (see Critic's Choice). Sundays, 8 PM, jam session with saxophonist Dennis Winslett & percussionist Kobie Watkins. Wednesdays, Greg Ward & friends. Thu 6/10, Fred Anderson/Tatsu Aoki/Chad Taylor. Fri 6/11, Vincent Davis. Sat 6/12, Jeff Marx. 312-791-9050.

WILLOWBROOK BALLROOM 8900 S. Archer, Willow Springs: Sun 6/13, 8:30 PM, Barbara Morrison (preceded by dance lessons at 7:30 PM). 708-839-1000.

Experimental

Clubs

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Philip Jeck. 773-227-3617 or 312-666-0795.

International

Clubs

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Sun 6/6, 8:30 PM, Yves Francois et Rocambu Jazz. 773-245-0399.

CHROMIUM 817 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays, and 10 PM-2 AM Wednesdays. Wednesdays, DJ Cojoe B spins dancehall. 312-666-8106.

EXEDUS II 3477 N. Clark: Reggae nightly at 10 PM. Sat 6/5, Fri 6/11, and Sun 6/13, Indika. Wednesdays, Shockwave. 773-348-3998.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 6/5, 10:30 PM, Chicago Samba. Fri 6/11, 8 and 11 PM, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra. 312-362-9707.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Carlos Ortega Combo. 773-348-7592.

MORSELAND 1218 W. Morse: Supper club and bar; no cover. Tue 6/8, 10 PM, DJ Cojoe B spins reggae. 773-764-8900.

N 2977 N. Elston: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, David Pardo & friends spin bossa nova and Latin house. Tuesdays, Papa G spins reggae. 773-866-9898.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Sundays, 11 PM, DJ Papa G spins reggae (no cover). Thursdays, 10:30 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 8 PM, Roots Revival with Joe Thomas & Elliot Taggart. 312-266-7761.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 6/4, Flex Crew. Sat 6/5, Hydro, Baaro. Sundays, Gizzae. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis (no cover). Wednesdays, DJs spin dancehall. Fri 6/11, Ark Band. Sat 6/12, Sound Station, Carl Brown. 773-327-4273.

Classical

CAFFE DE LUCA 1721 N. Damen: Wed 6/9, 6:30-8:30 PM, guitarist Matt Faunce. 773-342-6000.

CANTATE Benjamin Rivera, conductor, with pianist Jeffrey Hamrick & percussionist Christopher Paquette in a program of Spanish & Latin American composers. Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont. Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Countryside Unitarian Universalist Church, 1025 N. Smith, Palatine. 847-475-8606.

PAWEL CHECINSKI piano (Prokofiev, Granados, Chopin). Sun 6/13, 7 PM, Brookdale Music Recital Hall, 1550 N. Rte. 59, Naperville. 630-983-5100.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS in a free concert (Mozart, Kodaly). Mon 6/7, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

CHICAGO CHILDREN'S CHOIR (Hearne, Durufle, Chen Yi). Sun 6/6, 7 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-334-7777.

CHICAGO ENSEMBLE (Bach, Rokeach, Beethoven, Reinecke, Stravinsky). Sun 6/13, 3 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. 773-889-4206.

CHICAGO SINFONIETTA with mezzo-soprano Sibongile Khumalo in Mzilikazi Khumalo's opera Princess Magogo kaDinuzulu. Fri 6/4 through Sun 6/6, 8 PM, Pavilion, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

CHICAGO STRING QUARTET with pianist Alan Chow (Mozart, Beethoven, Franck). Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, 8 PM, and Tue 6/8, 7:30 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with violinist Samuel Magad (Bartok, Janacek, Ran). Thu 6/10 through Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, with soprano Dorothea Roschmann (Bruckner, Berg). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Daniel Barenboim, conductor & piano, in a MusicNOW program (Mundry, Carter). Mon 6/7, 8 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph. 312-334-7777.

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS Free admission for listeners. Sat 6/5, 9 AM-5 PM, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-341-1521.

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE GUITAR ENSEMBLE in a free concert. Thu 6/10, 2 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Wed 6/9, 2 and 7:30 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

LARRY COMBS, RAMI SOLOMONOW & DEBORAH SOBOL clarinet, viola & piano, in a free concert (Mozart). Tue 6/8, 5:45 PM, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. 312-787-7360.

KATHERINE DEJONGH & YOKO YAMADA-SELVAGGIO flute & piano, in a free Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Bach, Massenet, Debussy, Kritz, Martin). Wed 6/9, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

JEREMY DENK piano (Beethoven, Ives & others). Tue 6/8, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

DUPAGE CHORALE sings choruses from Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. Sun 6/6, 7:30 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

DUPAGE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND Tue 6/8, 7:30 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Park & Fawell, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stephen Alltop conducts a free outdoor family concert (Tchaikovsky & others). Sun 6/13, 6:30 PM, Elmhurst College Mall, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst. 630-941-0202.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 6/4, 12:10 PM, soprano Melina Pyron & pianist Sharon Peterson. Fri 6/11, 12:10 PM, violist Lisa Steltenpohl, oboist Anna Steltenpohl & pianist Andrea Swan. 312-787-4570.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE Cliff Colnot conducts a free new-music program (Gilbert, Adamek, Karastoyanova-Hermentin, Guzman, Fujikura). See Critic's Choice. Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Columbia College Chicago, 1014 S. Michigan. 312-494-2655.

INTIMATE OPERA CHICAGO (Verdi, Rigoletto). Fri 6/4 and Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Fri 6/11 and Sat 6/12, 7:30 PM, and Sun 6/13, 3 PM, Grace United Methodist Church, 3325 W. Wrightwood. 773-342-1509 or 773-342-0602.

SIBONGILE KHUMALO & RAMSEY LEWIS mezzo-soprano & piano. Wed 6/9, 8 PM, Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay & Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

LAKE SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Russell Vinick, conductor, with mezzo-soprano Janet Reynolds & the Suzuki strings of the Music Institute of Chicago (Haydn, Mahler, traditional). Sun 6/6, 7:30 PM, Northside College Preparatory High School, 5501 N. Kedzie. 312-409-5670.

SIMON KYUNG LEE, FRANCO MANTORANA, CHRISTINE STEYER, BARBARA LANDIS, HUE JANG & ANATOLY TORCHINSKIY tenors, soprano, mezzo-soprano & pianos, perform "Neapolitan, Korean, and English songs" in a free concert. Sat 6/12, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-782-3532.

LIGHT OPERA WORKS Roger Bingaman conducts Victor Herbert's Sweethearts. Fri 6/4, 2 PM, Sat 6/5, 8 PM, Sun 6/6, 2 PM, Fri 6/11 and Sat 6/12, 8 PM, and Sun 6/13, 2 PM, Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, 600 Emerson, Evanston. 847-491-7282.

MAXIM'S 24 E. Goethe: Sun 6/6, 3 PM, singers from Bella Voce. 312-742-1748.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR Jeordano Martinez conducts a free concert. Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-7469.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY ORGAN STUDENTS in a free concert (Bach, Mendelssohn, Widor & others). Sun 6/6, 7 PM, Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston. 847-491-7256.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Victor Yampolsky, conductor (Mahler, Zemlinsky). Fri 6/4, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CHORUS & MOTET CHOIR Randi Von Ellefson & Barbara Schubert, conductors (Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky). Fri 6/4, 8 PM, and Sat 6/5, 4 PM, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8069.

ANDRE WATTS piano (Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Ligeti, Bartok, Liszt). Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

WEST SUBURBAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Peter Lipari conducts an outdoor pops concert. Sat 6/12, 8 PM, Cantigny, 1 S 151 Winfield, Wheaton. 630-260-8164.

In-Store Appearances

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1 N. La Grange Rd., La Grange: Fri 6/4, 8 PM, Paul Vezmer. 708-579-9660.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 7100 Forest Preserve Dr., Norridge: Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Julio Cuomo. 708-457-2111.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1500 16th, Oak Brook: Music at 8 PM. Fri 6/4, Amanda Sena. Sat 6/5, Seven Day Run. Fri 6/11, Tom Henry. Sat 6/12, Queenie. 630-574-0800.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 1144 Lake, Oak Park: Music at 8 PM. Sat 6/5, Mike Gallagher Group. Tue 6/8, Middle 8. 708-386-6927.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 2817 N. Clark: Sun 6/6, 2 PM, Marshall Titus. 773-935-3909.

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park: Music at 8 PM. Fri 6/4, Seven Day Run. Fri 6/11, Amanda Sena. 708-460-7566.

RECORD EMPORIUM 3346 N. Paulina: Sat 6/5, 6 PM, Blake & Blue. Sat 6/12, 5 PM, Tom Slater. 773-248-1821.

TOWER RECORDS 2301 N. Clark: Thu 6/10, 6:30 PM, Keane. 773-477-5994.

Open Mikes & Jams

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike with Home Cookin' (in the pub). 773-478-4408 or 866-777-8932.

BAR 3 2138 N. Halsted: No cover. Wednesdays, 7 PM, poetry open mike with music by Bemaji. 773-348-3665.

BAR VERTIGO 853 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, open turntables. 773-395-3002.

BARN OF BARRINGTON 1415 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington: Music at 8:30 PM. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Scottish McMillan & Don Maloney. 847-381-8585.

BILL'S BLUES 1029 Davis, Evanston: Music at 9 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 7 and 10 PM Sundays. Tuesdays, Lil' Ed Williams hosts the jam. 847-424-9800.

BUCK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL GRILL 183 Main, Lake Zurich: Music at 7 PM Fridays, 3 PM Sundays; no cover. Wed 6/9, open mike hosted by Bobby Rex. Sun 6/13, open mike hosted by Hammers & Adams. 847-550-1127.

CAFE MESTIZO 2123 S. Ashland: Sundays, 6-9 PM, avant-garde jazz jam session hosted by Nicole Mitchell, David Boykin, Karl E.H. Seigfried, Mike Reed. 312-942-0095.

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

CHASE CAFE 7301 N. Sheridan: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by the Yo Yo Contingency. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Pretty Girl Marvelous hosts a poetry open mike, with live jazz and percussion. 773-245-0399.

CRUSH 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, acoustic open mike. 773-528-7569.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM. Wednesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Larry Welch (no cover). 815-356-9980.

DURTY NELLIE'S 180 N. Smith, Palatine: Mondays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Mondays, 8 PM, Chicago Rock Club open mike and band showcase. Tuesdays, 10:30 PM, John Paris Quartet hosts a jazz jam session (no cover). 773-549-5549.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 1799 S. Busse, Mount Prospect: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by David Bruce. 847-593-2200.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Music after 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, open mike with Eric Lauren. Thursdays, open jam with Madman Blues Band. 773-685-8083.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Tuesdays, 9 PM, open mike (in the SideBar). 708-788-2118 or 312-559-1212.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM on weekends, 9 PM on weeknights. Sundays, open mike hosted by Fred. Tuesdays, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. Thursdays, open mike with Gareth Gareth. 773-489-5471.

GRIFFIN'S PUBLIC HOUSE 2710 N. Halsted: No cover. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Nancy Antevski. 773-525-7313.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Music at 8:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays (no cover), 9:30 PM Saturdays. Thu 6/10, Lenny Spatafore hosts the blues jam. 708-484-3610.

HOG HEAD MCDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Wed 6/9, 9 PM, Sam Gjokaj hosts an open mike (no cover). 773-929-0944.

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

MOLLY MALONE'S 7652 W. Madison, Forest Park: No cover. Sundays, 9:30 PM, open mike hosted by Ryan Shepherd. 708-366-8073.

NEVIN'S LIVE 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Wednesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Grey Parker. 847-869-0450.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after live shows until 4 AM nightly (until 5 AM Saturdays). Mondays, 10 PM, Danfunk Railroad & Tony Mojica host an open jam with guest DJs (no cover). 773-489-0011.

OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N. Lincoln: Fri 6/4, 8:30 PM, Karen Banks-Lubicz performs at "First Friday," followed by an open stage at 10 PM. 773-728-6000.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9 PM. Tuesdays, open mike hosted by Daddy Cat Shag & Burt Heyman. 773-486-9862.

RED LINE TAP 7006 N. Glenwood: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Pat Hall hosts a pro jam. Thursdays, 10:30 PM, open mike. 773-274-3239.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Downstairs in the lounge: Mondays, 9 PM, acoustic open mike hosted by Ciso Lobo (no cover). Tuesdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike hosted by Strike III & Undecided1, with DJs Artek, Verb, Norman Rockwell, Maryjane, D-Double. Thursdays, 6 PM-1:30 AM, open mike for poetry and spoken word hosted by Jordan Taggart, with live music. 773-278-6600.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Mondays, 7 PM, open mike hosted by Greg Sorrell, Tim Ilg, and Paul Stauffer. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Tuesdays, 1 AM, jazz jam session. 312-266-7761.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: No cover. Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, acoustic open jam hosted by Anto & Tony (21+). 773-281-8188.

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

Fairs & Festivals

ANDERSONVILLE MIDSOMMARFEST Clark and Foster: Sat 6/12 and Sun 6/13, 11 AM-10 PM, Liquid Soul, Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel, Robert Cornelius 7, Funkadesi, Baldwin Brothers, Duke Tumatoe, Brother Brother, Afrodisiacs, Catfight, J. Davis Trio, Generations, Mr. Blotto, Arra, Kimi Hayes, New Invaders, Cajun Aces, Crash (Dave Matthews tribute), Sons of the Never Wrong, Al Rose, Sunnyside Up, Riptones. 773-665-4682.

BELMONT-SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL Sheffield between Belmont & School: Sat 6/5, noon, Urban Funk Ordinance; 1:30 PM, Last of the Showmen; 3 PM, Hairbanger's Ball; 5 PM, Ari Hest; 7 PM, Will Hoge; 9 PM, Smile Empty Soul. Sun 6/6, noon, Roscoe Plush; 1:30 PM, Katie Todd Band; 3 PM, Underwater People; 5:30 PM, Von Bondies; 7 PM, Umphrey's McGee. 773-868-3010.

cHICAGO bLUES FESTIVAL See page 54.

cHICAGO Gospel Music FESTIVAL See page 38.

FESTIVAL DU GRAN MAGHREB North Lakeside Cultural Center, 6129 N. Sheridan: Sat 6/5, 7-10:30 PM, Najib Bahri & El Amal, Ronnie Malley. 773-878-2575.

GREATER CHICAGO JEWISH FOLK ARTS FESTIVAL Saint Paul Forest Preserve, Dempster & Lehigh, Morton Grove: Sun 6/13, 11 AM-6 PM, Moshav Band, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, Stuart Rosenberg, Kol Sasson, Ruby Harris, Ev'n Sh'Siyah. 847-933-3000.

HYDE PARK-UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO ARTS FEST features music at several University of Chicago locations. Sat 6/5, Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th: 4 PM, University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chorus & Motet Choir. Sun 6/6, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn: 11 AM and 2 PM, Friends of the Gamelan (see Spot Check). Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn: 4 PM, organ recital & hymn sing. Calvert House, 5735 S. University: 5 PM, Contemporary Ensemble. 773-702-9075, 773-702-7059, 773-493-6451, or 773-288-2311.

PRINTERS ROW BOOK FAIR Dearborn between Congress & Polk: Fri 6/4, 10 AM, lutenist Jack Scott; 10:45 AM, Justin Roberts; 12:15 PM, Schoolhouse Rock stage show; 2 PM, Lake View High School Jazz Band; 2:30 PM, Schoolhouse Rock stage show; 4 PM, Justin Roberts. Sat 6/5, 11:30 AM, Wiggleworms; 12:15 and 3:15 PM, Schoolhouse Rock stage show. Festival primarily features author readings and panel discussions; see sidebar on page 22. 312-222-3986.

RIBFEST CHICAGO Irving Park & Lincoln: Sat 6/12, noon, Freeze Dried; 2 PM, Jerry DeVivo Band; 4 PM, Carey Ott; 6 PM, Mandorico; 7:30 PM, Elevation; 8 PM, Over the Rhine. Sun 6/13, noon, BRM4; 2 PM, Javier Mendoza Band; 4 PM, 56 Hope Road; 5:30 PM, Vanessa Davis Band; 6 PM, Eddie From Ohio. 773-868-3010.

ST. BARTHOLOMEW PARISH CARNIVAL on the grounds of St. Bartholomew Church, 4949 W. Patterson: Wed 6/9, 6:30-9 PM, Def Dum & Blynd, Heavy Chevy, Not Too Good. Thu 6/10, 7:30 PM, Way Cool. Fri 6/11, 8 PM, Brit Beat. Sat 6/12, 9 PM, Ritmo Band. Sun 6/13, 6 PM, Way Cool. 773-286-7871.

WELLS STREET ART FESTIVAL Wells between North & Division: Sat 6/12, 1:30 PM, Digable Cat; 3 PM, Dave Tamkin & the PPC; 5 PM, Hurricane Gumbo; 7 PM, Deanna Bogart; 9 PM, Hello Dave. Sun 6/13, 1:30 PM, Entrinzic; 3:30 PM, Kimi Hayes; 5:30 PM, Jimy Rogers & the Mauds; 7:30 PM, American English (Beatles tribute). 773-868-3010.

Miscellaneous

COMMUNITY RENEWAL CHORUS, ALL GOD'S CHILDREN Benefit concert. Sun 6/6, 3 PM, Second Presbyterian Church, 1936 S. Michigan. 312-427-4830, ext. 3830 or 3832.

ELLA JENKINS Free children's concert. Sat 6/5, 6:30 PM, Revere Park, 2509 W. Irving Park. 312-742-7594.

SHIRCAGO A cappella concert of traditional and popular music in Hebrew, English, and Ladino. Sun 6/6, 2 PM, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, 618 S. Michigan. 312-322-1743.

UNDER THE PICASSO Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington: Free noontime programs. Mon 6/7, Chicago Blues Festival preview concert. Thu 6/10, Fluffernutters, Main Melody Show Choir. Fri 6/11, Philippine musical variety program. 312-346-3278.

WINDY CITY SLICKERS sing at the Lincoln Square Gay Pride benefit for Better Living With HIV. Sat 6/5, 7:30 PM, Berry United Methodist Church, 4754 N. Leavitt. 773-275-9735.

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