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Pearl Jam’s spontaneous new Pink Floyd cover

Playing at Porto Alegre in Brazil last night, Pearl Jam showed that covers aren’t just for teenage garage bands. Strumming out a chilling rendition of the Pink Floyd’s classic “Comfortably Numb” during a thunderstorm, they played the night’s second encore despite the brutal weather. Lead singer Eddie Vedder performed the song with Roger Waters at…

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Naperville Elementary School Goes BALD For St. Baldrick’s!

Join St. Baldrick’s at a Naperville Elementary School and go bald to fight childhood cancer! Naperville is set to see an increase in baldness as St. Baldrick’s Foundation will be hosting one of their signature head-shaving events at Clow Elementary School in Naperville. The event will take place from 5 – 8pm on Friday, April…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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. http://event.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSale.do?performance_id=1659280&cobrand=metrochicago&method=restoreToken

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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…

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Chicago Concert Scene Heats Up

Have you heard about the amazing concerts and events happening in Chicago in the coming days and weeks?  A pretty solid lineup:         Of Monsters and Men:  The Riviera, December 16   SOLD OUT (Where there’s a will there’s a way:  Stubhub tix HERE) Of Monsters and Men:  The Riviera, December 17   SOLD OUT…

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See Yellowcard Next Week!

Had enough of the family already and it’s only Friday of Thanksgiving weekend? There’s hope. Escape…to the House of Blues and catch Yellowcard, with special guests The Wonder Years and The In Crowd. They will be performing Friday and Saturday, 11/23 and 11/24.  Or…if the love has grown and you can’t bear to be apart from…

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