The three-day music seminar hits various Chicago venues this week—including Metro, Double Door, Beat Kitchen and Schubas—and features more than a hundred bands, panel discussions, demo-listening panels and various seminars. One the live-music side, an eclectic group packs a variety of stages, including: Holy Roman Empire and The Waiting Game (Thu, Metro), Lyrics Born (Thu, Abbey), Suffrajett (Thu, Double Door), The Bon Mots and Exit the Ordinary (Fri, Double Door), The Ladies & Gentleman and The Assembly, (Fri, Elbo Room), Calexico and Jason Collett (Fri, Metro, See Music Feature), Inept and Liftpoint (Sat, Logan Square Auditorium), The Fiery Furnaces (Sat, Metro), The Lifeline and The Box Social (Sat, The Note), The Sleepers and The Its! (Sat, Subterranean), Treaty of Paris (Sun, Metro) and many, many more. Visit www.chicagomobfest.com for a complete schedule and more details. (Tom Lynch)
MOBfest 2006 hits various venues across the city June 22-24.