Presented by Arthur magazine and Galactic Zoo Dossier, the Two Million Tongues Festival showcases outsider, experimental, and underground music at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western. Shows are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show. For more information call 773-276-3600 or 800-594-8499.

THURSDAY 3

9:00 Tony Conrad, Hototogisu, Miminokoto, Mountains, Amy Cargill/Tim Kinsella Duo, Bird Show, Lux

FRIDAY 4

9:00 Jackie-O Motherfucker, Gary Higgins c, Jack Rose c, Randall of Nazareth, Hardscrabble, Number None

SATURDAY 5

9:00 Whitehouse (see the Treatment), Josephine Foster (see the Meter), Andy Ortmann, Haptic, Chris Connelly, Traveling Bell

SUNDAY 6

9:00 Charlie Nothing, Michael Chapman, No Neck Blues Band, Ed Askew, Singleman Affair, Tar Pet