This Week in Great Music: 12/5 – 12/11

It’s been quiet around here.  Sorry for that.  I’ve got a Best of 2011 guest post coming up from Mike at Land of Absurdity.  It’ll be list-y.

Monday, December 5
Avey Tare, Eric Copeland; Schubas. 7 pm, $15

Tuesday, December 6
The National, Local Natives, Wye Oak; the Aragon. 7 pm, $35
Harper Blynn; SPACE. 8 pm, $10-12

Wednesday, December 7
The War on Drugs, Still Corners, Arc in Round; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $14

Thursday, December 8
Erin McKeown; Schubas. 8 pm, $12
Jeffrey David, Vintage Blue, DBP; Metro. 8:30 pm, $9-11
Save the Clocktower, Windbreaker, Vapor Eyes; Empty Bottle.  9:30 pm, $8

Friday, December 9
Bon Iver; UIC Pavilion. 7:30 pm, $40
Peter Bradley Adams; Schubas. 7:30 pm, $8-10
Shemekia Copeland, Bill Brickey; Old Town School of Folk Music. 8 pm, $21-25

Saturday, December 10
Over the Rhine; Old Town School of Folk Music. 7 pm and 10 pm, $24-28
Tori Amos; Chicago Theatre. 8 pm, $39.50-59.50

Sunday, December 11
Winterbloom, ft. Antje Duvekot, Anne Heaton, Meg Hutchinson and Natalia Zukerman; Old Town School of Folk Music. 7 pm, $18-22
Ryan Adams, Jessica Lea Mayfield; Cadillac Palace Theatre. 7:30 pm, $45