Show: Besnard Lakes “This excellent Montreal combo refines its painterly touch on the new The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night, filling out its epic jams and sprawling melodies with dense, meticulous brushstrokes of screaming guitar and vintage keyboard,” writes Peter Margasak. This free show kicks off the city’s Downtown Sound series; the Ponys open.

6:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Michigan and Randolph, 312-742-1168

Dinner: Cafecito The best damn Cuban sandwiches in town.

26 E. Congress Pkwy., 312- 922-2233,