This Week in Great Music: 5/9 – 5/15

I’m going to see Vandaveer on Wednesday. So should you. You may still even have time to RSVP to the Empty Bottle to get in for free.

Monday, May 9
Robbie Fulks, Pussycat Trio; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation

Tuesday, May 10
Rammstein; Allstate Arena. 8 pm, $49.50-89.50
The Fiery Furnaces; Schubas. 8 pm, $15
tUnE-yArDs, Buke and Gass, Prussia; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, sold out

Wednesday, May 11
The Fiery Furnaces; Schubas. 8 pm, $15
Girlyman, Coyote Grace; SPACE. 8 pm, $20-34
Vandaveer, Ferraby Lionheart, Rachele Eve; Empty Bottle. 9:30 pm, $8

Thursday, May 12
Girlyman, Coyote Grace; SPACE. 8 pm, $20-34

Friday, May 13
Holly Golightly and the Broke-Offs, Jon Drake and the Shakes, The Singleman Affair; Beat Kitchen. 9 pm, $12
Chris Buehrle Band, Kevin Mileski, Kickbush, Fall Down; Lincoln Hall. 9:30 pm, $7-10
Canasta, Dastardly, Soft Speaker, Secret Colours; Empty Bottle. 10:30 pm, $10

Saturday, May 14
Scott Free’s Alt-Q Festival, ft. Ellis, Nicole Reynolds, Jeffrey Altergott, Sister Speak, Levan D Hawkins and Ian Wilson; Old Town School of Folk Music. 7 pm, $16-20
Kid Koala, Cave, The Loyal Divide, Save The Clocktower, DJ Intel, DJ Demchuck; Abbey Pub. 8:30 pm, $15-20
The Streets on Fire, Chaperone, The Kickback, The Goondas; Metro. 9 pm, $9
Jessica Lea Mayfield, Nathaniel Rateliff; Schubas. 10 pm, $12-14

Sunday, May 15