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The Reason for Memorial Day

Looking for excitement and fun this upcoming weekend? Cookouts, parties, celebrations! How about spending some time Memorial Day the way it was intended? Memorial Day is a day to remember those who served, fought, and died in defense of America.  Within Chicago there are more than 30 war memorials located throughout the city, giving visitors…

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Memorial Day-Pause and Remember

Veterans, Q101 thanks you from the bottom of our hearts for you and your families’ sacrifice for our country. This day is not JUST about parties and cookouts. Sure,we will attend a cookout, have a great time, hoist a beer, and laugh. But keep in mind those who served our country. If you are in…

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Pumpkins at Metro

Thursday, June 14, 2012 THE METRO!   Benefiting Chicago Cubs Charities and Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later, the fundraiser will feature an ensemble of comedy and a variety of acts with performances by The Smashing Pumpkins,  The Figgs,  Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents,  members of Buffalo Tom, and the Hot Stove All-Stars with actors and comedians Mike…

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Air Guitar Like THE CHAMPION

He is barbaric. His long hair hangs past his shoulders. His beard is unkempt. He chugs from a drinking horn and spits at the crowd. Can you air guitar like this guy? He is Nordic Thunder. His motto:  Pain is temporary but air guitar is forever. Justin Howard, 28, a Chicago native, will command the…

Q101 Presents Janus @ Mojoe’s Of Joliet!

Q101 Presents what will be an awesome night on Thursday, May 17th at Mojoe’s Of Joliet, 22 West Cass Street. Featuring Janus, Three Years Hollow, Persistence Of Memory, and Mind Shatter! It’s a 21 and over show with doors opening at 6:30pm, and show at 7pm. Get your tickets here for 10 bucks: http://theticketrumba.com/tickets/1072 Ready for…

SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL

Billed as Chicago’s first all-dance music festival, this inaugural event features Skrillex, Afrojack, Moby, Benny Benassi, Carl Cox, Datsik, Designer Drugs, Bart Bmore, Hardwell, R3hab, Sandro Silva, Oliver Twizt and others. You might like SOMEONE in this mix of performers. WHEN AND WHERE: Sat., Jun. 16, 12 p.m. | Through Jun. 17 | See more…

SYSTEM OF A DOWN and DEFTONES to Hit Chicago

System Of A Down is pleased to announce a slate of North American tour dates with special guest, Deftones! The Chicago date is August 15, 2012: Allstate Arena – Chicago, IL Tickets go on sale at 10 AM May 5th.   Source: http://www.systemofadown.com/#news

Craft Beer Lovers Unite!

To get warmed up for Chicago’s Craft Beer Week, just head up to Madison, WI  from May 4-13.  The event features more than 150 events, including beer dinners, pub crawls and rare beer tappings.  More information, including a list of events, iChicago Craft Beer Week begins a few days (May 17th) after the end of Madison’s version. How does…

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