Chicago Spotlight: April, 2010


Source: ChicagoJamScene.com

Permanent Residency
Sexfist
Red Line Tap, 7006 N. Glenwood, 773-274-5363 or 773-465-8005
No cover, these guys play every Tuesday night at 9:00
***a kickass bluegrass experience***

April 1
Bonobo
Metro/Smartbar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$21 for entry to both rooms, show at 9:00 with two openers, Bonobo is playing twice

April 2
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave, 773-276-3600
$13, show at 9:30 with 2 openers
***wild, fuzzed-out psychedelic rock from Japan***

Passion Pit, Mayer Hawthorne & the County
Congress Theater, 2135 N Milwaukee, don't even bother calling
$25, show at 8:00, Hawthorne is 1 of 2 openers

Flying Lotus
Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160
$5-$10, show at 8:30 with 3 openers

April 3
John Brown's Body, Toubab Krewe
Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160
$15, show at 9:00, Toubab Krewe is the only opener
***it would be worth your $15 to see Toubab alone, they are amazing***

Mucca Pazza
Martyr's, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave, 773-404-9494
$12, show at 10:00
***a circus of sound***

Joanna Newsom
The Vic Theater, 3145 N Sheffield
sold out!, show at 7:30
***incredible harp with chilling vocals***

April 7
Fareed Haque
Greenmill Jazz Club, 4802 N. Broadway, 773-878-5552
$TBD, show at 9:00
***this show is listed on JamBase but not the Greenmill site, I'd call ahead***

April 8
Trampled By Turtles
Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160
$15-$23, show at 9:00 with 1 opener

April 9
Mr. Blotto, ekoostik hookah
Reggie's Rock Club, 2109 S. State St, 312-949-0121
$12, not sure if it's doors or show at 8:00

April 10
Galactic
The Vic Theater, 3145 N. Sheffield
$25, show at 8:30 with 3 openers
***New Orleans funk-jam-blues explosion, do not miss this show***

Atoms For Peace (Thom Yorke), Flying Lotus
Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence
$47.25, not sure if it's doors or show at 8:00

Major Lazer, Rusko
Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$21, show at 10:00

Great American Taxi with Vince Herman
Martyr's, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave, 773-404-9494
$12, show at 10:00

April 11
Atoms For Peace (Thom Yorke), Flying Lotus
Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence
$47.25, not sure if it's doors or show at 7:00

K'Naan
Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$22, show at 7:30

April 14
Orchard Lounge
Smartbar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$?? (probably like $15), show at 10:00
***explosive Chicago-area electronic group***

April 16
U-Melt, The Hue
Reggie's Rock Club, 2109 S. State St, 312-949-0121
$8, show at 8:00

Dr. Dog
Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$18, show at 9:00 with 1 opener

Dieselboy
Smartbar, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$10 before midnight -> $15 after, show at 10:00 with numerous openers
***Dieselboy might not go on until 12 or 1, don't show up too early***

April 17
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
The Vic Theater, 3145 N. Sheffield
$24, show at 8:00

April 24
Umphrey's McGee (UM Bowl)
Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln
SOLD OUT IN 10 MINUTES, show at 8:00
***the best show in the country on this night, if you got a ticket you kick ass***

EOTO, Heavyweight Dub Champion
Portage Theater, 4050 N Milwaukee, 773-736-4050
$15, show at 10:00
***not a bad consolation prize in one of the chillest venues in Chicago***

Ott, Jazzsteppa
Kinetic Playground, 1113 W. Lawrence, 773-769-LIVE
$12, show at 9, Jazzsteppa is 1 of 3 openers

April 28
Sublime
Riviera Theater, 4746 N. Racine, 773-275-6800
$24, show at 6:30 with 2 openers
***with new singer Rome***

April 30
Future Rock
Park West, 322 W Armitage, 773-929-5959
$16, show at 8:00
***face-melting electro jams, bring your sunglasses***

Kinetix
Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160
$10, show at 9:00

-Frazier

Comments

  1. You've got some good stuff coming your way... Great opening month of the season for Chicago.

    -J-man

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