Music

Show: Detroit Cobras Front woman Rachel Nagy and guitarist Mary Ramirez, two high-talent chicks from Detroit with a tough-girl shtick as unsubtle as Nagy’s big ol’ voice, rough up nuggets from the 50s and 60s by artists both familiar and obscure, paying tribute instead of merely ripping off.

8:30 PM, Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160 or 312-559-1212, $10 suggested donation; This show is a 15th birthday party for Bloodshot Records, the Cobras’ current home, as well as a benefit for labelmates Lawrence Peters and the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, who are both struggling with some serious medical bills. Donations of canned food for the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will get you discounted drinks.

Dinner: Earwax The laid-back attitude encourages patrons to linger, making Earwax one of few such oases left in the neighborhood.

1561 N. Milwaukee, 773-772-4019