today in Chicago
* Peter Mulvey, JT Nero @ SPACE
* Linsey Alexander @ Kingston Mines
* David Garrett @ The Chicago Theatre
* The Retar Crew @ Double Door (Free Show)
* InnerPartySystem, The Passing @ Subterranean
* Slash, The Fabulous Miss Wendy @ House of Blues
* Morgue Supplier, Emeticide, They Die Screaming @ Empty Bottle
* Carrie Rodriguez, Erin McKeown, Mary Gauthier @ Old Town School of Folk Music

"An Acoustic Café Evening" tour teams up some of the most unique singer songwriters pushing the boundaries today. Austin songstress Carrie Rodriguez, independent lit/pop darling Erin McKeown, and troubadour Mary Gauthier team up for a night of amazing songs, stories, and spirit. [Old Town School of Folk Music]

Tonight is the 53rd GRAMMY Awards airing on CBS at 7PM CST
This is who is performing:

Avett Brothers, Dr. Dre., Bob Dylan, Adam Levine, and Mumford & Sons, Arcade Fire, Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Muse, Katy Perry, and Barbra Streisand; Yolanda Adams, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride and current nominee Florence Welch in a special Aretha Franklin segment; nominees Justin Bieber and Usher, with Jaden Smith; nominees B.o.B, Bruno Mars, and Janelle Monáe; nominees Drake and Rihanna; nominee Cee Lo Green, with Gwyneth Paltrow and the Jim Henson Company Puppets; Mick Jagger with Raphael Saadiq; and Esperanza Spalding performing with members of the GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles and GRAMMY Camp.

GRAMMY®-nominated R&B/pop singer/songwriter Keri Hilson,GRAMMY-winning and current GRAMMY nominee hip-hop/neo-soul band the Roots, and DJ Wayne G are scheduled to perform at the 2011 GRAMMYCelebration® -- The Recording Academy®'s official after-party.

The 2011 GRAMMY Celebration will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Feb. 13 immediately following the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. [The Recording Academy]

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