Sit in for a traditional Irish music session from 4 to 7 p.m. every Sunday at McNally's Traditional Irish Pub. Musicians hail from as far away as Ireland, as well as some talented local artists. Drink specials include Bloody Marys for $5 and $4 mimosas. McNally's opens at 8 a.m. for breakfast on weekends. No cover.
McNally's Traditional Irish Pub, 109 W. Main St., St. Charles; (630) 513-6300 or mcnallysirishpub.com.
John and Tony's Mondays
Erase any thoughts from a manic Monday with $2.50 Miller Lite drafts and $3.50 Captain Morgan cocktails, plus 25 percent off bottles of wine. If your Monday happens to carry over into a Tuesday, hit up the $2.50 Two Brothers drafts, $3 Coronas, $3.50 Bacardi cocktails and 25 percent off bottles of wine.
John and Tony's, 27W371 N. Ave., West Chicago; (630) 520-0593 or johnandtonys.com.
Thursdays at Tommy's
Thursdays don't have to be thirsty at Tommy Nevin's Pub Naperville. Thursday drink specials include $3 Rolling Rock cans, $4 Shock Top Apple cans, $5 Bud Light 25-ounce bombers and $8 PB&Js -- a PBR in a can with a Jameson shot.
Tommy Nevin's Pub, 3032 English Rows, Naperville; (630) 428-4242 or tommynevins.com.
-- Sara Hooker