Numerous live music and theater performances are being held in the Chicago area to raise money for survivors of the recent gulf coast catastrophe. Here are this week’s benefit shows; see the roundup at www.chicagoreader.com for events taking place next week and beyond.

SATURDAY 8

Dual Frequency with Maja Rios & Eugene Vinyard, Uwa Hunwick & Elizabeth Hammond-Apea, Beth Lindley, DJ Puncho

Uwa’s Interactive Art Gallery, 3512 W. Dempster, Skokie, 847-673-9137

5:00 Donations go to Oprah’s Angel Network Katrina Homes Registry and the American Red Cross. All ages

House of Blues

329 N. Dearborn, 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212

9:00 Steve Winwood. $60, 18+; proceeds go to the American Red Cross.

Subterranean

2011 W. North, 773-278-6600 or 800-594-8499

9:00 Haymarket Riot, Tight Phantomz, Bear Claw, Mass Shivers, Ants, Great Perhaps. $10; proceeds go to the United Way Hurricane Relief Fund.

SUNDAY 9

Dual Frequency with Maja Rios & Eugene Vinyard, Uwa Hunwick & Elizabeth Hammond-Apea, Beth Lindley, DJ Puncho

Uwa’s Interactive Art Gallery, 3512 W. Dempster, Skokie, 847-673-9137

5:00 Donations go to Oprah’s Angel Network Katrina Homes Registry and the American Red Cross. All ages.

Beat Kitchen

2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444

9:00 Northside O’Donnells, Elia, DJ World Class Listener, David Cosey, Anissa, Will Phalen, Rebecca & the Memes. $5; proceeds go to the Salvation Army.

MONDAY 10

Metro

3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203 or 312-559-1212

6:30 Redwalls, Bumpus, Abstract Giants, Life During Wartime DJs, and others. $20; proceeds go to the Hurricane Katrina Relief Campaign of the McCormick Tribune Foundation. All ages.

THURSDAY 13

The Skull, Passenger, XOXO

Java Haus, North Park University, 5000 N. SpaulDing, 773-649-2810

8:30 Donations go to the American Red Cross. All ages.