This Week in Great Music: 8/23 – 8/29

Monday, August 23
Clare and the Reasons, Millennium Park.  6:30 pm, free
Robbie Fulks, Hideout.  7 pm, $10 suggested donation
Brandon Flowers, Park West.  8 pm, sold out

Tuesday, August 24
The Wooden Birds, Dan Mangan, Hospital Ships; Schubas.  9 pm, $10

Wednesday, August 25
David Gray, Ray LaMontagne, Serena Ryer; Millennium Park.  6:15 pm, sold out
Deanna Devore, Cole DeGenova and The People’s Republic, Harris and The Mood, Paper Thick Walls; Lincoln Hall.  8 pm, $8

Thursday, August 26
Vienna Teng & Alex Wong, The Guggenheim Grotto; Lincoln Hall.  8 pm, $20

Friday, August 27
Guster, John Hancock Building.  12 pm, free
Guster, Griffin House; Lincoln Park Zoo.  7 pm, $12-28
Poi Dog Pondering, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound; Ravinia.  8 pm, $22-45
Jon Drake and the Shakes, The Shams Band, The Minneapolis Henrys, Derek Nelrson and The Musicians; Logan Square Auditorium.  9 pm, $8-12
Cameron McGill and What Army, Horse in the Sea, Kevin Andrew Prchal, Rachele Eve; Metro.  9 pm, $11

Saturday, August 28
Rodrigo y Gabriela, Ravinia.  7:30 pm, $16-45
Todd Snider, Old Town School of Folk Music.  7:30 pm, $21-25
The Rural Alberta Advantage, The Wooden Sky; Schubas.  9 pm, $14

Sunday, August 29
Meh.