Show: Konono #1 “When the group debuted in Chicago five years ago, the songs all stretched far longer than their album versions, and though the players themselves were hardly dynamic onstage, if you were watching them instead of surrendering your higher brain functions to the dense throb of the music, you were missing the point: this is street-party stuff, and your attention is supposed to be on all the other dancing bodies around you,” writes Peter Margasak. “The new record may be a little cleaner and more varied in sound, but nothing has changed at its heart.” Kid Sister opens.
6:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Randolph and Michigan; 312-742-1168, free
Dinner: Sayat Nova Cavelike Armenian restaurant that draws adventurous diners for interesting low-budget fare.
157 E. Ohio St., 312-644-9159, sayatnovachicago.com