This Week in Great Music: 4/25 – 5/1

Monday, April 25
Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation
Arcade Fire, The National; UIC Pavilion. 7:30 pm, sold out
Flame Shark, Umma, Phillip Roebuck, Kellen and Me, The Photographers; Lincoln Hall. 7:30 pm, $8
Matt Ryd, Matt Kelly, The Mike Middleton Band, Duck and Goose; Double Door. 9 pm, $5
Pinto and the Bean, Black Canvas, Is World; Bottom Lounge. 10 pm, $27 $5, or free with Arcade Fire ticket stub

Tuesday, April 26
Foals, Freelance Whales, The Naked and Famous; Metro. 6:30 pm, sold out
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Koo Koo Kangaroo, Bigcolour; Lincoln Hall. 7 pm, $12-14

Wednesday, April 27
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Twin Shadow, Weakness; Lincoln Hall. 7 pm, $15

Thursday, April 28
Jukebox the Ghost, Wakey!Wakey!, Pretty and Nice; Schubas. 6 pm and 9:30 pm, $12-14

Friday, April 29
Sarah and the Tall Boys, Uncommon Ground (1401 W Devon). 6 pm, free
William Fitzsimmons; Old Town School of Folk Music. 8 pm, $16-20
Stephen Kellogg, Tift Merritt; SPACE. 8 pm, $18-22
Chris Buehrle Band, Mer, Soul Fix; Cubby Bear Wrigleyville; 9 pm, $10
Sad Brad Smith, The Damn Choir, Good Evening, Jenny Gillespie; Beat Kitchen. 9 pm, $8
Joe Pug, Strand of Oaks; Lincoln Hall. 10 pm, $14
Cameron McGill and What Army, Miles Nielsen, Adam Arcuragi; Schubas. 10 pm, $10

Saturday, April 30
Jeffrey David, Train Company, Geoff Dolce, Peter Terry and the City Prophets; Double Door. 9 pm, $10-12

Sunday, May 1
Jungle of Cities, The Numbers, Maccabee Kelem, The Lillies; Reggie’s Music Joint. 8 pm, $5