Live: Best of the rest
Abbey Pub; Thu 14
These campy, flavor-of-the-month Brits are surprisingly good (we might even forgive them for their awful Robert Smith hair nests).
Lakeshore Theater; Sat 16, Mon 18
The former Savage Garden frontman trades adult contemporary for sleek dance-pop.
Cesaria Evora + Seu Jorge
Ravinia Pavilion; Sun 17
Legendary Cape Verdean singer Evora joins legend-in-the-making Jorge on this fantastic double bill.
Superchunk + The Mountain Goats + The Ponys
Metro; Wed 20
Three great groups come together to raise money for cancer research at this memorial show.