Punk the Burbs 3: 5 p.m. (doors open at 4 p.m.) Friday, Sept. 20, and
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Concert highlights 9/13-9/19: Ballroom Boxer, Love In October at Schubas; Mary J. Blige, Morrissey at Ravinia
Bands N Brews featuring Dream Soda, Stellar West and Emma Kaminski: 6 p.m. Friday, Sept.
Fresh tracks: El Famous, Ethel Shank, Tsunami, Guardrail, Jacob On the Moon, Chnnll, Birthdayy Partyy and more
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Concert highlights 9/6-9/12: Kesha’s first time at Ravinia; Rock Fight Battle of the Bands at BrauerHouse
Glen Hansard’s “This Wild Willing Tour”: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Chicago Theatre,
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Concerts: Uke phenom Jake Shimabukuro plays The Venue; 350 Fest; Punch Cabbie at Bottom Lounge; and more
56 Music Fix: Performances start at 2 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m.
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Concert highlights 7/26-8/1: Emo on the rise with Feels Fest 2019 at Wire; Lord Huron at Chicago Theatre
Dave Eno: 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, at FoxFire, 17 W. State St., Geneva. Free.
Concert highlights 7/19-7/25: Joe Martin does Kanye; Imperial Sound’s free show at Hey Nonny; Bury Me in Lights at Subterranean
Pitchfork Music Festival: Noon Friday through Sunday, July 19-21, at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph
Featuring: Aaron Williams Band, Ember Oceans, August Hotel, Gazebo Effect, Like Language, The Weekend Run
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Juice, Stephen Day: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago.
Fresh tracks: The Joy Thieves, Flowers for Dorian, Blu Vision, Spinmont, Nehemiah, Scissors, Co-Stanza and more
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Concert highlights 7/5-7/11: Victor Wainwright plays Buddy Guy’s; Space Camp; Ivy Ford; Summer Jam Showcase; and much more
Space Camp Festival: 3 p.m. Friday, July 5, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle.
Fresh tracks: Phillip-Michael Scales, When the Sun Sets, The Shades, Gazebo Effect, GoodSex and more
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Concert highlights 6/28-7/3: D Liva, Lunchroom Rejects at Bourbon on Division; Werewolves at Hour 30; VP Punk Night and more
Outlaw Music Fest with Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Dawes, Old Crow Medicine
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