This Week in Great Music: 7/5 – 7/11

Today’s post is late because I indulged myself on my day off by sleeping in and then watching Animal Cops for most of the morning. ¬†For the most part, both of these things are more interesting than the thinned out concert goings-on for the week.

Monday, July 5
The Thermals, Disappears; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free
Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation

Tuesday, July 6
Ashley Arrison, Claire Stahlecker; Martyrs. 8 pm, $7

Wednesday, July 7
Kate Miller-Heidke, Kaiser Cartel; Schubas. 9 pm, $10

Thursday, July 8
Mary Chapin Carpenter, Catie Curtis; Park West. 7:30 pm, $40
Daysleeper, Borrow Tomorrow, simplesinger; Schubas. 8 pm, $8-10
The Shams Band, Rachele Eve, Valentiger, Nelkin; Beat Kitchen. 8:30 pm, $8

Friday, July 9
James Taylor and Carole King; United Center. 8 pm, $50-125

Saturday, July 10
Emily White, Tricia Scully; Martyrs. 7 pm, $7

Sunday, July 11