This Week in Great Music: 8/16 – 8/22

I think I need an intern to do things like read my email and be organized and finish my half-started posts for me. I can pay you in beer and sometimes free music.

Monday, August 16
Lost in the Trees, Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free
Robbie Fulks, Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation
Interpol, the Vic. 7:30 pm, sold out
Paper Mice, Laarks, Unmanned Ships; Empty Bottle. 9:30 pm, free

Tuesday, August 17
My Morning Jacket, Califone; Charter One Pavillion. 7 pm, $46

Wednesday, August 18
Paramore, Tegan and Sara; Charter One Pavillion. 6:30 pm, $36
Kiri Te Kanawa, Ravinia. 8 pm, $10-90

Thursday, August 19
William Fitzsimmons, Rosi Golan; Schubas. 7 pm and 10 pm, $15-17
The Watson Twins, Ferraby Lionheart; SPACE. 8 pm, $12-20

Friday, August 20
Tokyo Police Club, Freelance Whales, Arkells; Metro. 9 pm, $18-20
The Sadies; Schubas. 10 pm, $12-14
Dax Riggs, Brighton MA, Mark Trecka; Empty Bottle. 10 pm, $12

Saturday, August 21
Beth Nielsen Chapman, Amy Speace; SPACE. 8 pm, $15-26

Sunday, August 22
The Schlapentickle Family Burlesque & Review (ft. Sabrina Chap, Miss Pussykatt, Paco Fish, Marla Meringue, Barrett All), Lincoln Tap Room (3010 N Lincoln).  9 pm, $5