Open Stage at Mandalay Lounge – Monday-Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. 200 North Church Street.
DJ/Karaoke – Mortimer’s Roadhouse, 105 W. Grove in Poplar Grove. 815-765-0082. DJ/Karaoke w/ RPM every Friday, DJ/Karaoke w/ DJ Double D every Saturday
Mary’s Place – 602 N. Madison St. marysplacebar.com. Open Stage, Tues. & Thurs. 9:30 p.m.-close; Karaoke, Wed. 9:30 p.m.-close.
Bruce L. Warden – For listening & dining every Friday and Saturday 5-9 p.m. at Hoffman House, 7550 E. State St.
Harlan Jefferson – Big Al’s Bar, 610 N. Bell School Road. 6:30-10 p.m. Free Tuesdays through May 30.
Thursday, June 8
The Blues: The Roots of Popular American Music – Program presented by Crossroad Blues Society with Dan Phelps and Steve Jones. 6-7 p.m. at the Byron Public Library, 100 S. Washington St., Byron. Come and listen to music inspired by Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Skip James. Free program. Call the Byron Public Library to register, 815-234-5107.
Trinadora’s US Roots – 6-9 p.m. at Franchesco’s, 7128 Spring Creek Rd. Free admission.
Friday, June 9
Trinadora’s US Roots – 6-9 p.m. at Gene’s Place, 4412 Manchester Dr. Free admission.
Saturday, June 10
Trinadora’s US Roots – 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at North End Market, corner of Main and Auburn, Toner lot. Free admission.
Sunday, June 11
Trinadora’s US Roots – 2-3:15 p.m. at Firehouse Pub, 10670 Main St., in Roscoe. Free admission.
Sunday, June 18
Dance – VFW, 2018 Windsor Road, Loves Park, across from Sunrise Restaurant. 7 p.m. Admission is $7.