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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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Local 101: Scott Lucas Shows Off His Married Men

Posted by on May 29, 2012 | 0 comments

“I started writing songs that wouldn’t fit on a Local H record,” Scott Lucas tells me over the phone shortly before going on stage in Dallas. “And it wasn’t just one song but, like, eight.” That’s the origin of Scott Lucas and the Married Men. Most Q101 listeners probably know Lucas as the longtime frontman of Chicago rock vets Local H. His alt-country side project, the Married Men, played its...

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Pumpkins at Metro

Posted by on May 9, 2012 | 0 comments

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 O’Malley, Jeff Garlin and Joel...

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Air Guitar Like THE CHAMPION

Posted by on May 6, 2012 | 0 comments

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 stage at the regional air guitar competition on June 29 at the Metro.  He’ll be doing a...

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