This Week in Great Music: 1/24 – 1/30

Some interesting things going on this week!  If you’re out and about on Wednesday, stop by Schubas for CHIRP’s “The First Time” series, featuring readings by local notables including Robbie Fulks, Jim DeRogatis, and Josh Caterer on the theme of ‘first car’, as well as performances from a live house band.  Tickets are $10 and proceeds support CHIRP.

Monday, January 24
Robbie Fulks, Robbie Gjersoe; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation

Tuesday, January 25
Meh.

Wednesday, January 26
Nellie McKay, Natalie Alford; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $15-18

Thursday, January 27
Nellie McKay, Ian Axel; SPACE. 8 pm, $17-30
The Shams Band, Derek Nelson and the Musicians, Cole DeGenova and the Peoples Republic; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $8

Friday, January 28
The Nadas, Alison Scott; SPACE. 8 pm, $12-20
Matthew Dear, Loyal Divide, Orchard Lounge, Lee Foss; The Mid (306 N Halsted). 8 pm, $10
California Wives, Santah, Art Majors; Subterranean. 9:30 pm, $10

Saturday, January 29
Guster, Good Old War; the Riviera. 7:30 pm, $30.50
Lost in the Trees, Cheyenne Marie Mize; Old Town School of Folk Music.  8 pm, $11-15
Tapes ‘n Tapes, Oberhofer, The Kickback; Lincoln Hall. 10 pm, $15

Sunday, January 30
Jeff Tweedy, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound; Park West. 6 pm, $85-180