This Week in Great Music: 5/23 – 5/29

So many shows I’d like to see this week, so little time.  Tonight kicks off the summer music series at Millennium Park, which is full of fantastic shows.  I’ve never been more disappointed to be taking guitar classes on Monday nights.

Monday, May 23
Bonnie “Prince” Billy featuring the Cairo Gang; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free
Matt Ryd, Morgan Karr, Northwestern Purple Haze; Schubas. 7 pm, $10
Robbie Fulks, The Scavengers; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation
Lykke Li, Grimes; Metro. 8 pm, sold out

Tuesday, May 24
Adele, Plan B; the Riviera. 7:30 pm, sold out

Wednesday, May 25
Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit, Caitlin Rose; Mayne Stage. 8:30 pm, $15

Thursday, May 26
Pieta Brown, Jim Lauderdale; SPACE. 8 pm, $12-30
Kelly Fine, Anson Krekeler, Dan Krikorian; Elbo Room. 8 pm, $8
Eisley, The Narrative, Christie Dupree; Bottom Lounge. 9 pm, $10
Daniel Knox, Judson Claiborne; Hideout. 9 pm, $8
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Maria Taylor; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $15

Friday, May 27
Bruno Mars, Janelle Monae, Mayer Hawthorne and the County; the Aragon. 7:30 pm, sold out

Saturday, May 28
Anna Calvi, Cuckoo Chaos; Schubas. 10 pm, $12

Sunday, May 29