Downtown Sound lineup includes Bob Mould and Robbie Fulks

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Musician Bob Mould of Husker Du and Sugar is a headliner of this summer's Downtown Sound series. (Roger Kisby / Getty Images / September 11, 2009)

Bob Mould, Richard Thompson and Shara Worden’s My Brightest Diamond are among the headliners for this summer's Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s annual free concert series.
 
Robbie Fulks kicks off the 10-concert season on June 2 at the Pritzker Pavilion, as announced Tuesday by the city.
 
The Downtown Sound lineup also includes Syrian festival favorite Omar Souleyman, Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali, new projects from Dolly Varden’s Steve Dawson (Funeral Bonsai Wedding) and local veteran Jason Narducy (Split Single), Pacific Northwest psychedelic purveyors Wooden Shjips, and Chicago instrumental heavy-rock band Russian Circles.
 
Here is the Downtown Sound lineup (all shows begin at 6:30 p.m.):
 
June 2: Robbie Fulks, Funeral Bonsai Wedding
 
June 9: Omar Souleyman, Joshua Abrams’ Natural Information Society
 
June 16: Richard Thompson and his Electric Trio
 
June 23: Bob Mould, Split Single
 
June 30: My Brightest Diamond, White Mystery
 
July 7: Joe Pug, Hurray for the Riff Raff
 
July 14: Noura Mint Seymali, Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub
 
July 21: Headliners TBA, Pillars & Tongues
 
Aug. 4: Maps & Atlases, Wooden Shjips
 
Aug. 11: Russian Circles, Colin Stetson

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