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Vans Warped Tour 2013

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Vans Warped Tour 2013

The lineup and tour dates for the 2013 edition of the ever-popular Vans Warped Tour have been announced!  The 40-date trek kicks off on June 15 in Seattle and runs through Aug. 4 in Houston. The Chicago date is July 20 at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. The lineup will feature the likes of Motion City Soundtrack, Bring Me the Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown the Empire, the Story So Far and...

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No Foolin: Volbeat To Tear Up Aragon April 5th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 | 0 comments

No Foolin:  Volbeat To Tear Up Aragon April 5th

Danish badasses (seems counterintuitive, but if you’re a metal fan you know that some of the scariest people ever have crawled out of places like Norway and Copenhagen) Volbeat are hitting Chicago April 5th…and we pray the Aragon survives the onslaught. Actually, Volbeat is not your average metal act.  They are just as likely to incorporate harmonicas and melodies into a tune as they...

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Meet N Greet with Alice Cooper/Marilyn Manson

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 |

Meet N Greet with Alice Cooper/Marilyn Manson

Believe it….or not! Marilyn Manson has officially confirmed that he will be touring this summer with the original shock rocker Alice Cooper. The ‘Masters of Madness: Shock Therapy Tour 2013′ will hit Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 4, St. Charles, Mo., on June 25 and Rockford, Ill., on June 28. So far, venues for the three stops have not been revealed. In addition to those three dates,...

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Chicago Beer Festival 2013

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 | 0 comments

Chicago Beer Festival 2013

It’s about time to start planning some fun to pull us out of the dead of winter. How about the Chicago Beer Festival on March 30 at Union Station, for starters? The Chicago Beer Festival returns to Union Station, featuring dozens of domestic and international breweries, sampling their fall seasonal beers. The fall beer festival will have two sessions, 1pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm. Admission...

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I Fight Dragons “The War of Cyborg Liberation Tour”

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 | 0 comments

I Fight Dragons “The War of Cyborg Liberation Tour”

Chicago’s own I Fight Dragons combines pop/rock with chiptune, and features electronic sounds made using Nintendo Gameboy and Nintendo Entertainment Systems. I Fight Dragons appeared on the entire 2012 Vans Warped Tour in the US and Canada. I Fight Dragons will be appearing with  Protomen, MC Lars, and Skyfox at Metro on December 14. Gitcher tix quick, here....

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Stick To Your Guns Fitness

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Stick To Your Guns Fitness

No lounging about backstage for these guys. Stick To Your Guns are launching a new video series about keeping healthy while touring. Learn some of their fitness routines and watch them resist food temptation in this health-on-the-road video. Come see the payoff at the Infamous tour in CHICAGO December 13 at the Bottom Lounge. Tickets still available here! Take a peek at Kids Can’t Fly....

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