Green Music Fest kicks off in Wicker Park, and lasts through Sunday.
Junior Boys, and Miracle Fortress are playing Metro.
Givers, Pepper Rabbit, and 1,2,3 are playing Schubas.
Chicago's own Chaperone will headline Beat Kitchen, with support from Whisker Music, The Ragtones, and Natalie Grace Alford.
White Mystery, BBU, and Vamos are playing the Viaduct Theatre.
Taste of Chicago kicks off this weekend, with various events happening through July 3rd.
Geoff Farina (of Karate) kicks off his Friday residency at The Whistler.
Avicii, Yolanda Be Cool, and Moguai are playing the Congress Theater.
Les Savy Fav, and Big Science will play Subterranean.
Puro Instinct, John Maus, and Geneva Jacuzzi will play the Empty Bottle.
Matt & Kim, The Thermals, and Autobot will play the Vic.
Burning Love, Gaza, and All Pigs Must Die are playing a Scion A/V presented show at the Double Door. RSVP (21+) for free entry.
The Whistler presents: L'Orchestre Super Vitesse, Rabble Rabble, and Thin Hymns at the IL Centennial Monument in Logan Square. This is a FREE show; no RSVP necessary.
Califone, and Bloodiest will play a FREE; 4PM show at the IL Centennial Monument in Logan Square. RSVP (All Ages) for entry. Later on, they'll play the Empty Bottle.
Yo La Tengo will play Subterranean.
Matt & Kim will spend a second night at the Vic, this time with The Hood Internet.
The Chicago Pride Fest Parade starts at noon on Halsted Street, and goes from Belmont Ave. to Fullerton Parkway. Berlin will host the official afterparty.
Distractions play a FREE; 5PM in-store at Reckless Records - Wicker Park.
Group Doueh will play the Old Town School of Folk Music.
Dark Star Orchestra will play Park West.