This Week in Great Music: 7/12 – 7/18

The indie music world comes to a screeching halt this weekend as Pitchfork rolls into town. Three-day tickets have been sold out for ages, so try hitting up Craigslist or something to make your way in.

Monday, July 12
Caribou, The Budos Band; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free
Robbie Fulks, Paul Turner; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation
Islands, Gregory Pepper; Lincoln Hall. 7 pm, $15

Tuesday, July 13
Kevin O’Donnell’s Summer Spectacular; Martyrs. 8 pm, $8

Wednesday, July 14
The Swell Season; Ravinia. 8 pm, $22-50
Sarah Harmer, David Romano; Schubas. 8 pm, $18

Thursday, July 15
Loudon Wainwright III, Meg Hutchinson; SPACE. 8 pm, $28-65
Cary Brothers, Harper Blynn; Subterranean. 9 pm, $9

Friday, July 16
Old 97’s, Patricia Vonne; Navy Pier Beer Garden. 6 pm, free
Anne Heaton, Rose Polenzani; SPACE. 7 pm, $12-20
Jonny Lang, Moreland and Arbuckle; House of Blues. 9 pm, $40.50-43
Titus Andronicus, Hallelujah the Hills; Subterranean. 10:30 pm, $12

Saturday, July 17
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Drive-By Truckers; United Center. 7:30 pm, $49.50-125
Here We Go Magic, Sharon Van Etten, A Lull; Schubas. 10:30 pm, $12 or $6 with Pitchfork wristband

Sunday, July 18
Cains and Abels, Strand of Oaks, The Daredevil Christopher Wright, The Loom, Benjamin Ezra; Abbey Pub (3420 W Grace). 8:30 pm, $8-10
Local Natives, Yawn; Lincoln Hall. 10:30 pm, $15
Real Estate, Zola Jesus; Subterranean. 10:30 pm, $12