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  • Windy City Smoke At the United Center (2 p.m.)
  • yellow ostrich looking Schubas (8:30 p.m.)
  • Controller at the Arragon Ballroom (9:30 p.m.)
  • Brandi Carlile: Beyond Those Silent Days Tour à North Island (6:30 p.m..)
  • Joe Rogan: The Sacred Clown Tour at the Chicago Theater (10 p.m.)


  • Wicker Park Farmers Market 1425 N. Damen Ave. (8am.)
  • Smoke from the windy city to united center (2 p.m.)
  • Buddy Guy with Todd Park Mohr at Canal Shores (6:30 p.m.)
  • I love the 90s with Vanilla Ice, Color Me Bad, More on RiverEdge Park (7:30 p.m.)
  • Lany: Forever Summer Tour to the North Island (7 p.m.)

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Marc Konkol

About me: Mark Konkol, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner for local reporting, wrote and produced the Peabody Award-winning series Time: The Kalief Browder Story. He was producer, writer and narrator for the CNN docuseries “Chicagoland” and consulting producer for the Showtime documentary “16 Shots.”