This Week in Great Music: 3/7 – 3/13

There are a ridiculous amount of great shows on Friday and Saturday.  I won’t be making it to any of them.  You — yes, you — should go in my place.

Monday, March 7
Menomena; Empty Bottle. 6:30 pm, free with RSVP.
Kelly Hogan & Scott Ligon; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation

Tuesday, March 8
The Chapin Sisters; Elbo Room. 8 pm, $7

Wednesday, March 9
Dan Bern, Edie Carey; SPACE. 8 pm, $18-20

Thursday, March 10
Portugal. The Man, Kellen and Me, The Soil and the Sun; Lincoln Hall. 7:30 pm, sold out
Esben and the Witch, Wise Blood, Family Band; Empty Bottle. 9:30 pm, $10

Friday, March 11
Richard Shindell; SPACE. 7 pm, $18-30
Ari Hest; Schubas. 7 pm and 10:30 pm, $10
Cold War Kids, A Lull; the Riviera. 7:30 pm, $24
The Future Laureates, Kingsley Flood, How Far to Austin, Nelken; Mayne Stage. 8:30 pm, $10
The Get Up Kids, Miniature Tigers, Brian Bonz; Bottom Lounge. 9 pm, $22
Diplo, Willy Joy; The Mid. 10 pm, $22
Dick Prall, Rachele Eve; SPACE. 10 pm, $10-14
Maps and Atlases, Light Pollution, Gypsyblood; Lincoln Hall. 10 pm, $14

Saturday, March 12
Sarah McLachlan, Butterfly Boucher, Melissa McClelland; Chicago Theatre. 7:30 pm, sold out
Loyal Divide, Derek Nelson and the Musicians, Nick Miller and the Neighbors, Bassel and the Supernaturals; Beat Kitchen. 8:30 pm, $10
The Get Up Kids, Miniature Tigers, Brian Bonz; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $22-26
Middle Brother, Dawes, Deer Tick; Metro. 9 pm, $19

Sunday, March 13
Orgone, The Right Now; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12
Emilie Autumn; Metro. 8 pm, $21