This Week in Great Music: 8/1 – 8/7

There’s this little thing called Lollapalooza that’s going on this weekend. I won’t be there this year (unless I happen to find someone selling a very cheap ticket), but I’ll admit that I’m looking forward to not being outside in the heat all day.

Monday, August 1
Robbie Fulks, Robbie Gjersoe; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation

Tuesday, August 2
Sarah Jarosz; Schubas. 8 pm, $18

Wednesday, August 3
Cold War Kids, Gold Motel, Carbon Tigers, Katz Company, Rachel McClusky; Metro. 7 pm, $26

Thursday, August 4
The Joy Formidable, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Lord Huron, Little Hurricane; Double Door. 8:30 pm, free with RSVP to to www.conflictparty.com
Delta Spirit, Reptar; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, sold out
Steve Miller Band; Chicago Theatre. 8 pm, $38-98
Tim Robbins and the Rogue Galley Band; SPACE. 8 pm, $24-38
Marco Benevento, The Hue; Mayne Stage. 11 pm, $12

Friday, August 5
Haley Bonar and the Pines; SPACE. 8 pm, $10-18
Frontier Ruckus, Jon Drake and the Shakes, Falldown; Martyrs. 9:30 pm, $10-12
Portugal. The Man, Wye Oak; Double Door. 11 pm, sold out

Saturday, August 6
The Head and the Heart, Lord Huron; Hideout. 9 pm, $15
Fitz and the Tantrums, Christina Perri; Schubas. 11 pm, sold out
Lissie, Nightmare and the Cat; House of Blue Back Porch Stage. 11 pm, $15-18

Sunday, August 7
Canasta, Jonny Rodgers, Conductive Alliance; Hideout. 8 pm, $8