• Dungen


Show: Dungen Front man Gustav Ejstes “seems to have found the sweet spot between his experimental tendencies and his innate shredditude, and much of Skit I Allt—like the opening track ‘Vara Snabb,’ which bounces happily between stoned-sounding hippie jazz and even more stoned-sounding fuzz-rock—satisfies on both counts,” writes Miles Raymer.

9 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, 773-525-2501, lincolnhallchicago.com, $15.

Dinner: Merlo la Salumeria This subdued Bolognese dining room is run by the Sassi family—Giampaolo Sassi manages the house while his wife, Silvia Marani, creates the menu. They abide by slow food principles, supporting artisanal producers and using mostly seasonal products.

2638 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-529-0747, merlochicago.com