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Sound check: Linden Method, Major Minor pack Cubby Bear with punk

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  • The Linden Method headlines Chicago's Cubby Bear Friday, Sept. 1, joined by The Major Minors, Burly Gates and more.

    The Linden Method headlines Chicago's Cubby Bear Friday, Sept. 1, joined by The Major Minors, Burly Gates and more.
    Courtesy of Matt Perez

  • Julianne Q and The Band launch a monthly residency at Elbo Room with a show Friday, Sept. 1.

    Julianne Q and The Band launch a monthly residency at Elbo Room with a show Friday, Sept. 1.
    Courtesy of Julianne Q

 
 

Indulge your punk side

The Linden Method, a heavyweight force in the Chicago pop-punk resurgence of the last few years, joins Detroit's The Major Minor's "In Pop Punk We Trust Tour" stop at the Cubby Bear this week. The TLM guys -- Alex Wight, Cody Horner, Jake Fritzler and Xack Brame -- are tweaking their sound for some upcoming material, but expect all the old favorites Friday. Sharing the bill are indie's Burly Gates, punk band Chase Aways, The Flips' indie rock and Crown Point, Indiana, rockers Oceans Over Airplanes. Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $8. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1

Pop-rock residency

Pop-rockers Julianne Q and The Band kick off a monthly residency at Elbo Room Friday as they headline a show joined by Red Ransom, Doves of Mercury, Stereobone and The Max Tribe. Catch the North and Southwest suburban musicians as they bring their engaging blues-tinged pop to Chicago for the first of a set of regular appearances. Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1

Remembering Mic One

BrauerHouse hosts a gathering of area DJs, hip-hop artists and musicians to pay tribute to Chicago underground rapper Mic One (Mike Malinowski), who died in late July. Performances by Mood Swangz, Nightwalker, Pozlyrix, Encyclopedia Brown, Sarcastik and more will also serve as a benefit for Foundations of Music, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization that provides and coordinates children's music education programs. BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $10. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com. 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1

Fears debut

Jury of Fears is a relatively new name on the scene, but its members are not at all new to hard-driving relentless metal. The band is making its Chicago debut Sunday at LiveWire Lounge, as well as releasing a new single, "Deadbeat," Friday. Also on the bill are When Evil Reigns, Death on Fire and blink-182 tribute band What's Our Age Again? LiveWire Lounge, 3394 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $8. (773) 756-5363 or livewire.do312.com. 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3

Lauryn Hill headlines the Huntington Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island Thursday, Sept. 7.
Lauryn Hill headlines the Huntington Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island Thursday, Sept. 7. - Associated Press
The miseducation?

Singer and rapper Ms. Lauryn Hill brings her unmistakable voice and silky live flow to Chicago for a night under the stars at the Huntington Bank Pavilion. She'll be joined on Northerly Island by tourmate and rapper Nas and reggae artist Chronixx. Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago. $22.50-$244. (312) 540-2668 or livenation.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7

Concert highlights

• Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $39.50-$59.50. (312) 462-6300 or thechicagotheatre.com.

• Welcome to Jonestown: 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Underground Lounge, 952 W. Newport Ave., Chicago. (773) 327-2739 or facebook.com/ULoungeChicago.

Beach Bunny plays Saturday, Sept. 2, at Subterranean with the Ex Okays, Evening Glow and Mt. Pocono.
Beach Bunny plays Saturday, Sept. 2, at Subterranean with the Ex Okays, Evening Glow and Mt. Pocono. -

• Beach Bunny, Ex Okays, Evening Glow, Mt. Pocono: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Subterranean (downstairs), 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $8-$10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• UB40, Raging Fyah: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. $27-$70. (847) 266-5000 or ravinia.org.

• El Famous, Guardrail, Glory Days, As We Once Were ACLU/Charlottesville benefit show: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Aaron Williams and Michael C. Hayes, Black Bolts: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $8.50. (773) 327-1662 or aaronwilliamsmusic.com.

• The Bank Notes: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Tap House Grill Westmont, 6010 Cass Ave., Westmont. (630) 541-8840 or taphousegrills.com.

Revolt Coda headlines Lombard's BrauerHouse with The Isolated Brigade Saturday, Sept. 2.
Revolt Coda headlines Lombard's BrauerHouse with The Isolated Brigade Saturday, Sept. 2.

• Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $39.50-$59.50. (312) 462-6300 or thechicagotheatre.com.

• Revolt Coda, The Isolated Brigade: 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $5-$7. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.

• Talk To You Never, Fiction, Invictus, Howell, Heading West: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $8-$10. (708) 669-9473 or wireismusic.com.

Invisible Cartoons play St. Charles' The House Pub Sunday, Sept. 3.
Invisible Cartoons play St. Charles' The House Pub Sunday, Sept. 3. -

• Invisible Cartoons, Facing Winter: 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at The House Pub, 16 S. Riverside Drive, St Charles. Free. thehousepub.com.

• Aretha Franklin: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. $38-$110. (847) 266-5000 or ravinia.org.

• Legacy At Heart, Bullet To The Heart, Capital Vices, Deville: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

Owens Room opens for Mobley Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Schubas Tavern in Chicago.
Owens Room opens for Mobley Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Schubas Tavern in Chicago. - Courtesy of Kevin J. Rose

• Mobley, Owens Room: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $8-$10. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• Huey Lewis and the News, Radda Radda: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $63-$123. (847) 263-6300 or geneseetheatre.com.

• Cordovas, Donnie Biggins: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at FitzGerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. $10. (708) 788-2118 or fitzgeraldsnightclub.com.

• Andy Frasco & the U.N., Nasty Snacks: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $15. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• Brian Shamie is a Daily Herald multiplatform editor. He may not be a musician, but he plays one in Guitar Hero. You can follow him on Twitter at @BShamieDH.

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