This Week in Great Music: 5/21 – 5/27

Tweet Monday, May 21 Robbie Fulks, the Pussycat Trio; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Lee “Scratch” Perry, SubAtomic Soundsystem, Illuminati Congo, Impala Sound Champions; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $20-25 Tuesday, May 22 M. Ward, Lee Ranaldo Band; the Vic. 7:30 pm, $24 Ane Brun, Gemma Ray, Elin Ruth Sigvardsson;…

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This Week in Great Music: 3/5 – 3/11

Tweet At first, I thought this was going to be the start of the mass exodus of good shows in Chicago, as everyone heads down to Austin for SXSW.  And then I looked at the listings and was like, oh, there’s a lot of good stuff going on, most of…

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This Week in Great Music: 1/16 – 1/22

Tweet Hey! My band’s doing a show this Sunday night at the Double Door! You should come see me. Monday, January 16 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, January 17 Akron/Family, Bad Weather California; Hideout. 9 pm, $14 Wednesday, January 18 Nicholas Barron Band, Chris Siebold &…

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This Week in Great Music: 9/5 – 9/11

Tweet Summer may be winding down, but festival season isn’t quite over yet.  The AV Club presents AV Fest, taking place at the Hideout, on September 10th and 11th.  You can see acts including Hum, The Thermals, and Like Pioneers on Saturday; Sunday includes Archers of Loaf, Tokyo Police Club,…

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This Week in Great Music: 8/15 – 8/21

Tweet Monday, August 15 Rasputina; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Tuesday, August 16 Ari Herstand, Will Knox; Schubas. 7 pm, $8-10 Wednesday, August 17 Matt the Electrician, JT and the Clouds; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12 Thursday, August 18 Garfield Park Conservatory Benefit, ft. Bobby Conn, Del Rey, Big Science, Sunken…

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This Week in Great Music: 12/13 – 12/19

Happy Andrew Bird week! It’s pretty obvious to even the casual observer where I’ll be Wednesday through Friday. Sorry, warm, cozy apartment, I’ve got three dates with Mr. Bird.

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