A/V Xplo, a four-day festival showcasing visual art and live music, includes shows at four Chicago clubs. Tickets for individual shows are $12, $10 in advance; a pass good for all four shows costs $30. For more information go to avxplo.com.


Empty Bottle | 1035 N. Western773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401

7:00 Plastic Crimewave Sound Bitter Tears Smallwire Renee-Louise Carafice Avagami c Saturday Nights New Ghosts Midstates


Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212

7:00 Nurses Alan Astor Brenmar Miles Tilmann Trio in Stereo Rue Royale Midstates Theory Anesthetic


Subterranean | 2011 W. North773-278-6600 or 866-468-3401 | (18+)

7:00 Environmental Encroachment Probably Vampires Mixel Pixel Zelienople Dave Fischoff Midstates Hostage Juliet Encyclopedias


Abbey Pub | 3420 N. Grace773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401 | (18+)

6:15 Midstates Telephone Jim Jesus Magical, Beautiful Ultra Sonic Edukators Change! Nymph All Smiles

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): Nurses.