District 211 Battle of the Bands: 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at RocHaus, 96 W.
Halloween Bash with Dead Freddie: 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Cigars & Stripes, 6715
Concert highlights 10/25-10/31: The Shades’ EP release at Uncommon Ground; Invisible Cartoons, Bumsy and the Moochers at Two Brothers
A Haunting on Lincoln Ave. featuring The King of Mars, Origami Button, Prom Night Perm,
Concert highlights 10/18-10/24: Two sets with the Carolyn Sills Combo; Porktober at BrauerHouse; Incubus at the Aragon
The Bad Examples featuring Ralph Covert: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Hey Nonny, 10
Concert highlights 10/11-10/17: Eddy and the Arsons play Rocktober Fest; Blue Öyster Cult hits the Arcada; Camp Edwards at Moe’s; and more
Jonfin EP release, Boye, Lunar Hotel, Division Point: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Subterranean,
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Concert highlights 10/4-10/10: The North 41 headlines Chop Shop; Marina City plays NCC; Toto at the Chicago Theatre
Marina City, Double Identity: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at The Union at North Central
Concert highlights 9/27-10/3: The Footlight District; The Kid Fraze; Zorila with the Loose Cannons; Jungle of Cities and more
Zorila, Loose Cannons, Addy’s Corner, Littlebirds: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at Cubby Bear, 1059
Punk the Burbs 3: 5 p.m. (doors open at 4 p.m.) Friday, Sept. 20, and
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Sleep On It The Shades Microcosms State and Madison Jonfin READ MORE: Jonfin’s new single,
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
El Famous Guardrail Box House Tsunami Sons of Ra Cardinal Harbor READ MORE: Cardinal Harbor
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,
Photos by Dennis Cheng, Neal Zeleznak and Brian Shamie
Eddy and the Arsons Blacklist Regulars Twin Peaks The Almas Todd Kessler Aweful Kate Schell
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.
Sean McCole Ego Mechanics Wilmette Girl Named Nino The King of Mars Bryan Joseph Kuhn
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