By Sarah on May 24, 2010
This week might as well be known as the Week of Great Shows that I Can’t Go to Because I Have to Prepare for People to Come Install New Carpet. Home ownership is not always worth it, let me tell you.
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By Sarah on February 15, 2010
Some interesting shows going on this week. The Antlers stop by The Vic and will undoubtedly perform some beautifully atmospheric songs from Hospice. Snook Dog managed to sell out the Metro, Greg Laswell has his second night of his winter residency up at SPACE, and Billy Corgan lends his name and talent to a benefit show for the Kellogg Cancer Care Center.
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By Sarah on January 4, 2010
“This Week in Great Music” might as well just be renamed “This Week in Chicago Residencies That I Couldn’t Get Tickets To”, with series of shows by Butch Walker and Lady Gaga both selling out before I could even get around to clickingÂ the purchase button.Â (Bet you never thoughtÂ you’d see those two names in a […]
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By Sarah on October 26, 2009
A little bit of everything in Chicago this week. Rock, electronica, folk, rap, and my guilty pleasure, cheesy pop music.Â I kind of can’t handle all of the different choices for shows on Thursday, and I have never been so disappointed to have to go to a Halloween party rather than a show on Friday. […]
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