This is your guide to catching the best live music in Chicago this weekend both in the city and throughout the suburbs. This weekend, three shows from Henry Rollins, two shows from the DB's, and great live comedy from Louis C.K., Lewis Black and more. Plus area appearances from UFO, FUN., The Monkees and Roseanne Cash. All of this plus much more...
In The City...
Henry Rollins (Three shows at 8PM on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Each show is $22-26, All Ages)
The DB's (Two shows at 9PM Thursday and Friday at the Hideout. Each show is $18-20, 21+) - Outside World opens.
Louis C.K. (Two shows at 8PM and 11PM Friday at Symphony Center. All Ages, SOLD OUT)
Metalocalypse: Dethklok (6:30PM Friday at the Aragon Ballroom. $45, All Ages) - All That Remains and The Black Dahlia Murder open.
The Monkees (8PM Friday at Chicago Theatre. $78-93, All Ages)
The Whigs (9PM Friday at Lincoln Hall. $15, 21+) - Kuroma and Ballroom Boxer open.
Afrojack (8PM Saturday at Congress Theater. $36, 17+)
ATB (7:30PM Saturday at the Aragon Ballroom. $37-81, 17+)
Lewis Black (8PM Saturday at Chicago Theatre. $54-80, All Ages)
Matthew Ryan (7PM Saturday at Schubas. $14, 21+) - Gar Clemens opens.
Scott Lucas & The Married Men (7PM Saturday at Double Door. $75-150, 21+) - Purple Apple opens.
Stephen Lynch (7:30PM Saturday at the Vic Theatre. $43, 18+) -
Bow Wow Wow and Men Without Hats (7:30PM Sunday at Mayne Stage. $32, 18+)
Citizen Cope (9PM Sunday at House of Blues. 17+, SOLD OUT) - Charlie Mars opens.
Roseanne Cash (8PM Sunday at City Winery. All Ages, SOLD OUT) - Chelsea Crowell opens.
In The Suburbs...
America (9PM Friday at Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI. 21+, SOLD OUT)
The Kingston Trio (8PM Friday at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. $50, All Ages)
Mavis Staples (7:30PM Saturday at Elgin Community College in Elgin. $35-38, All Ages)
Ronnie Baker Brooks and Big Head Todd Park Mohr (9PM Saturday at Fitzgerald's in Berwyn. $20, 21+)
Duncan Sheik (7PM Saturday at SPACE in Evanston. $22-42, All Ages) - Alpha Rev, Courrier and Laura Warshauer open.
UFO (Two shows at 8PM Saturday and 7PM Sunday at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles. $25-79, All Ages)
FUN. (6PM Sunday at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst. $11-31, All Ages)
Filed under: Weekend Music Spotlight