This Week in Great Music: 6/7 – 6/13

Is this week making up for the relative slowness of last week?  Yes, I think so.

Monday, June 7
She & Him, Hollows; Pritzker Pavillion, Millennium Park.  6:30 pm, free
Judson Claiborne, The Mynabirds, A Tundra; Empty Bottle.  9:30 pm, free

Tuesday, June 8
Matt Pond PA, Wintersleep, Hudson Branch; Lincoln Hall.  8 pm, $14

Wednesday, June 9
Damien Jurado, Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, Santah; Schubas.  7 pm, $14
Stars, Dead Child Star; Lincoln Hall.  7 pm, sold out

Thursday, June 10
Otis Taylor; Pritzker Pavillion, Millennium Park.  12 pm, free
How Far to Austin, Chris Petlak; Park Grill (11 N. Michigan).  4 pm, free
Rachid Taha; Empty Bottle.  9:30 pm, $15-18

Friday, June 11
Gold Motel, Secret Colours, Mini Mansions; Lincoln Hall.  6 pm, $10
Melody Gardot, Phil Roy; Park West.  7:30 pm, $25
John Butler Trio, State Radio; Riviera Theatre.  8 pm, sold out
Landon Pigg, Madi Diaz; SPACE.  8 pm, $12-20
The Dutchess and the Duke, Mazes, Black Nag; Empty Bottle.  10 pm, $12
Melissa Ferrick; Lincoln Hall.  10 pm, $25
Freelance Whales, Peter Wolf Crier; Schubas.  10:30 pm, $12

Saturday, June 12
Sarah and the Tall Boys; Pritzker Pavillion, Millennium Park.  12 pm, free
Shawn Colvin, Nicholas Barron; Old Town School of Folk Music.  7 pm and 10 pm, $36-40
Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Punch Brothers; Ravinia.  7:30 pm, $22-50
Great Lake Swimmers; SPACE.  7:30 pm, $12-22
Blue Rodeo, Cuff the Duke; Martyrs.  9 pm, $18-20
Otis Taylor, Chuck Campbell; SPACE.  10 pm, $20-34
Split Lip Rayfield; Empty Bottle.  10 pm, $12

Sunday, June 13
Sheryl Crow, Colbie Caillat; Ravinia.  7 pm, $27-90
The Handsome Family, the Thin Man; Old Town School of Folk Music.  7 pm, $16-20