Besides the shows below, MOBfest features a series of panels with music-industry professionals, held at Metro on June 24, that cover topics like “Artist Development and Exposure” and “Signing Your Band.” For more info or to register for a MOBfest laminate ($90 buys admission to the panels, a compilation CD, and access to all live-music showcases) see www.chicagomobfest.com.

THURSDAY 22

5:30 Holy Roman Empire, Waiting Game, Swizzle Tree, Finalist, Facing Forward. $8. A

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203

6:00 Ideogram, Knockhopper, Flood Ritual, Downfall, Pandora, Alpha Couple, Eleanor’s Fault, Ferrison. $7. A, 18+ after 10:30 PM.

Pearl Room | 19801 Old LaGrange, Mokena | 708-479-5356

:00 Heather Horton, Kelsey Montanez, David Berkeley, Mark McKay. FA

Uncommon Ground Cafe | 3800 N. Clark | 773-929-3680

:30 Sudden Dark, Raised on Zenith, Rikters, Ryan Powers. $7.

Elbo Room | 2871 N. Lincoln | 773-549-5549

9:00 Lyrics Born, Verbal Kent, Earatik Statik, Skitzophonic, DJ LA Jesus. $20, $18 in advance. 18+.

Abbey Pub | 3420 W. Grace | 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401

9:00 Stuck Underwater, Thrown, Stone Shepherd. $5.

Brisku’s Bistro | 4100 N. Kedzie | 773-279-9141

9:00 Suffrajett, Royal, Architects, Silents, Picture. $5.

Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160

9:00 Anew, Wanderers. $7.

Gunther Murphy’s | 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139

9:00 Marcato, Sleeping Shelby, Brekenridge. $5. A

Jay’s Pub | 13849 S. Cicero, Crestwood | 708-388-3883

9:00 Chicago Sirens, 8 Inch Betsy, Manatella, Sour Deluxe, KK & the Flying Hamsters of Doom, Rebecca F. & the Memes, Schizowave, Shana Gray, DJ Tank Girl. $10.

Martyrs’ | 3855 N. Lincoln | 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499

9:00 Don Caballero, Timeout Drawer, Bring Back the Guns. $10.

The Note | 1565 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-0011

9:30 Helicopters, Buddy Nuisance, Burn Rome Burn. F

Pontiac Cafe | 1531 N. Damen | 773-929-3680

9:30 Egnaro, Makahiya, Supermercado, Living Struggle. FA

Underground Lounge | 952 W. Newport | 773-327-2739

10:15 Emerald Lizards, Freakmagnet, AbsentStar, Janus. $9; 18+.

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203

FRIDAY 23

6:00 Drench, KK & the Flying Hamsters of Doom, 20 Spot, Ditchwater, Nuetral State, Infrared, Dead Sun, Dance Club Massacre, Drowninginflame. $7. A, 18+ after 11:30 PM.

Pearl Room | 19801 Old LaGrange, Mokena | 708-479-5356

:00 Chris Pierce, Cameron McGill, Jay Nash, Trevor Menear. $10.

The Note | 1565 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-0011

:30 Ladies & Gentleman, Assembly, the Year After, Monkey Paw, Viceroy. $8.

Elbo Room | 2871 N. Lincoln | 773-549-5549

9:00 Ghettobillies, Something Ordinary, Raised on Zenith, Two Headed Sun Gods. $7.

Cubby Bear | 1059 W. Addison | 773-327-1662

9:00 Bon Mots, Exit the Ordinary, Farewell, Matt Hoffer, Cameron McGill, Ivory. $7.

Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160

9:00 On the Front, Sacred Dawn, Dead Radio, S&M, Shyster, Machine Gun Kelly. $5. A

Jay’s Pub | 13849 S. Cicero, Crestwood | 708-388-3883

9:00 Dale Watson, Hoyle Brothers. $12.

Martyrs’ | 3855 N. Lincoln | 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499

9:00 Calexico, Jason Collett. $18.50; 18+.

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203

9:00 Chris Bryan, Jacktown Hustlers. F A

Uncommon Ground Cafe | 1214 W. Grace | 773-929-3680

9:30 Wuli Masters & Wondabred, the Redd, Cycotical Genius, Young Inno, 2 Unique, Lee DeWyze, Freak, Maurice Halsted. F A

Underground Lounge | 952 W. Newport | 773-327-2739

10:20 Kastasyde, Smoke, Drudge Puppet, D-Connect. $5.

Brisku’s Bistro | 4100 N. Kedzie | 773-279-9141

SATURDAY 24

3:30 Justify the Means, Underfed, Ziel, Last Hour, Fueled by Hate, Mindsite, ODM, the Waking, Demonseed, Saviour to None, Edward’s Eruption, the Crisis. $7. A, 18+ after 11:30 PM.

Pearl Room | 19801 Old LaGrange, Mokena | 708-479-5356

6:30 Inept, Liftpoint, Shades of Fiction, State & Madison, Uncrowned, Twice Removed. $10. A

Logan Square Auditorium | 2539 N. Kedzie | 773-252-6179

6:30 Tony Lucca. $10.

Martyrs’ | 3855 N. Lincoln | 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499

:00 Sunday Morning Chameleon, Ascot Fire, Microchimp, Haeger’s Band, Raluca Agape, On a Sun. $8.

Elbo Room | 2871 N. Lincoln | 773-549-5549

:00 Lifeline, Bullets in Madison, Box Social, Lavellas. $10.

The Note | 1565 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-0011

:30 Hellz Funk, Crankchest, Zombie Halo, Dank, Dead Envy, Splintered Faith, Metaphysical. $5. A

Jay’s Pub | 13849 S. Cicero, Crestwood | 708-388-3883

:30 Exit the Ordinary, Radio Mango, Quinn’s Uncles, Carey Ott. F A

Uncommon Ground Cafe | 1214 W. Grace | 773-929-3680

:45 Foster-Walker Complex, Roller, Lunar Event, Modern Day Zero, Gnome Attic.

Kinetic Playground | 1113 W. Lawrence | 773-769-5483

9:00 Radio 4, Small Sins, Super Meego, Life During Wartime DJs, Major Taylor. $12.

Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160

9:00 Brad Peterson, Down the Line, Katie Todd, O’Neill & Wean. $8.

Martyrs’ | 3855 N. Lincoln | 773-404-9494 or 800-594-8499

9:00 Fiery Furnaces c, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Office. $18.50; 18+.

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203

9:00 Sleepers, Its!, Safes, One Light Out. $8.

Subterranean | 2011 W. North | 773-278-6600

9:30 Gorneys, Broken Finger, Deborah Boston. $5.

Brisku’s Bistro | 4100 N. Kedzie | 773-279-9141

10:00 Mr. Lif c, Cage, Camu Tao, Yak Ballz, Aristakats. $15, $13 in advance; 18+.

Abbey Pub | 3420 W. Grace | 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401

10:00 Snoozie & the Miltonics, Catsplash, Ezra Furman, Fickle. $7.

Gunther Murphy’s | 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139

10:00 Highball, Broke Players, TrapperKeeper. F

Pontiac Cafe | 1531 N. Damen | 773-929-3680

SUNDAY 25

6:00 Treaty of Paris, Escape From Earth, Quietdrive, White Light Riot, Flying Just Below Radar. $9. A

Metro | 3730 N. Clark | 773-549-0203