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The Bollweevils – 10/1/22 at Punk The Burbs Fest

Saturday night, The Bollweevils, one of Chicago’s finest punk bands from any generation, played a set during the Punk The Burbs fest at Base Camp in Lisle. The event was an all-day show that featured...

Tar – 10/1/22 at Smashed Plastic Live Vol. 1

Saturday, Smashed Plastic Record Pressing held its first ever live music event, called Smashed Plastic Live, Vol. 1. This event featured an entire day’s worth of live bands, plus food trucks and various...

Dinosaur Jr -9/30/22 at The Vic

There has been so many good shows in Chicago lately and it doesn’t look like that is going to change anytime soon. Friday night, Dinosaur Jr returned to the windy city to headline a show at The Vic.It...

Amyl And The Sniffers – 9/28/22 at The Vic

Wednesday night, Amyl And The Sniffers returned to Chicago to headline a three band bill at The Vic. It was a really good reason to go out on a school night and many people did. Ganser was the first band of...

Cold Waves X 9/25/22 – Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb at Riviera

Sunday night was the final night of Cold Waves X and they closed it with two huge bands that necessitated it being held at the larger Riviera, a Cold Waves first. This show was even more significant as this is...

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The Bollweevils – 10/1/22 at Punk The Burbs Fest

Saturday night, The Bollweevils, one of Chicago’s finest punk bands from any generation, played a set during the Punk The Burbs fest at Base Camp in Lisle. The event was an all-day show that featured about a dozen...

Tar – 10/1/22 at Smashed Plastic Live Vol. 1

Saturday, Smashed Plastic Record Pressing held its first ever live music event, called Smashed Plastic Live, Vol. 1. This event featured an entire day’s worth of live bands, plus food trucks and various vendors...

Dinosaur Jr -9/30/22 at The Vic

There has been so many good shows in Chicago lately and it doesn’t look like that is going to change anytime soon. Friday night, Dinosaur Jr returned to the windy city to headline a show at The Vic.It has been a...

Amyl And The Sniffers – 9/28/22 at The Vic

Wednesday night, Amyl And The Sniffers returned to Chicago to headline a three band bill at The Vic. It was a really good reason to go out on a school night and many people did. Ganser was the first band of the night...

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big’n/Pencil – Split 7″

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Last remaining copies! Two of the Midwest’s finest do a double team on the unsuspecting listener. big’n dish out “Dirt Farmer,” their finest, most abrasive guitar driven cacophony yet. Pencil...

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The Bollweevils – 10/1/22 at Punk The Burbs Fest

Saturday night, The Bollweevils, one of Chicago’s finest punk bands from any generation, played a set during the Punk The Burbs fest at Base Camp in Lisle. The event was an all-day show that featured about a dozen...

Tar – 10/1/22 at Smashed Plastic Live Vol. 1

Saturday, Smashed Plastic Record Pressing held its first ever live music event, called Smashed Plastic Live, Vol. 1. This event featured an entire day’s worth of live bands, plus food trucks and various vendors...