Chicago Spotlight: May, 2010

Permanent Residencies
Sexfist
Jerry's, 1938 W. Division, 773-235-1006
No cover, every Tuesday night at around 10:15
***Chicago's resident Bluegrass destroyers***

Mr. Blotto
Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S. State St, 312-949-0120
$5, show at 9 every Tuesday night, usually 1 opener

May 1
The Glitch Mob
Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160
$18, show at 9:00, 3 openers

May 6
Shpongle
Kinetic Playground, 1113 W Lawrence, 773-769-5483
$25, show at 9:00, 5 openers

Brainchild
Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S. State St, 312-949-0120
$7, show at 8:30, 2 openers

May 8
30db (Brendan Bayliss and Jeff Austin)
Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, 773-525,2501
$25, show at 10:00, 1 opener

May 14
Marco Benevento Trio
Martyr's, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave, 773-404-9494
$12, show at 9:00, 1 opener (Spare Parts)

May 15
Particle
Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee, 773-489-3160
$20, show at 9:00, no openers listed... I don't believe that
***super shreddy jamtronic explosions***

Alex B
Kinetic Playground, 1113 W Lawrence, 773-769-5483
$20, show at 9:00, 5 openers

May 18
Them Crooked Vultures
Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence, 773-561-9500
$46.75, not sure if it's doors or show at 7:00, no openers listed but I expect at least 1

May 19
Sage Francis
Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake, 312-666-6675
$20, show at 8:00, 2 openers
***kickass hip-hop lyricist with a live backing band***

May 21
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
The Vic Theater, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449
$22, not sure if it's doors or show at 8:00, no openers listed but I expect at least 1

May 26
LCD Soundsystem
Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203
$25, show at 9:00, 1 opener

Moonalice
Martyr's, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave, 773-404-9494
$12, show at 8:00, no openers listed

May 28-30
Summercamp Music Festival
Chillicothe, IL
3-day camping ticket is $170, Thursday Pre-Party $20, Late Nite Shows also extra
moe., Umphrey's McGee, STS9, Gov't Mule, Yonder Mountain String Band, Keller Williams, Victor Wooten, Pretty Lights, Zappa Plays Zappa, EOTO, Cornmeal, Railroad Earth, Dumpstaphunk, The New Mastersounds, Future Rock, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, That 1 Guy, Zach Deputy, Papadosio, Big Gigantic, The Twin Cats... among many others
***amazing, relatively small festival less than 4 hours from Chicago... you better be there***
Summercamp Music Festival Website

May 31
Broken Bells
The Vic Theater, 3145 N. Sheffield, 773-472-0449
$34, show at 7:30, no openers listed but I expect at least 1

-Frazier
chicagojamscene.com

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