Hey, blogspot readers, it's the Year of the Rabbit! And maybe Mr. Goundhog will predict the end of winter! It's another exciting rockin' month of music and events happening around town you should check out with SouthSide.
Feb 1 - Check out this FREE show happening at Double Door featuring Sinister Fate, Tryst, Illusion Fate and Bleed for the Fallen.
Check out this rising rock band, Athel, when they hit the stage at Congress Theatre opening for Buckcherry!
Feb 4 - At Subterranean, Verona Red celebrates its 7-song EP release titled Every Pound. The lineup also features Bully In The Hallway. $10
At Beat Kitchen, Luster also celebrates its EP/Single release before embarking on a mini tour.
At Luck Number (1931 N. Milwaukee) New Wave meets Industrial smashed together with vibin' sounds of Electro music featuring DJ Peter Propaganda.
Feb 5 - At Hideout, Chicago's Roommate will be rockin' the stage before its March 18 Guilty Rainbow Record Release show (at Empty Bottle). Check out Rommate's single - Snow Globe in which you can download a free MP3 copy here: http://www.antephonic.com/mp3/snowglobe.mp3
For more information, visit http://www.rommatemusic.com
At Double Door, Rambos will be rockin' the stage alongwith Detroit Cobras and Hollows. Visit http://www.myspace.com/teamrambos for more information.
Check out this benefit show happening at Nite Cap (5007 W. Irving Park). Metal Fury presents Adult Stem Cell Research featuring Mega Militia (Metallica tribute band) with special guest speaker George Flores. 9p / $8 donaton. http://myspace.com/metalfurypromotion for more information and details.
Feb 7 - SouthSide's good friends, The Reptoids, will be rockin' the Empty Bottle stage with Hunters and Hawbit. FREE show
Feb 9 - Jesse Payne (from Birmingham, AL) will be visiting Elbo Room performing songs off his current album, Nesting.
For more information, visit http://www.jessepayneonline.com
Feb 10 - At Cubby Bear, check out this hot rockin' lineup featuring Inn Cinema, Red Novella and The Branded.
Feb 11 - The Alaya Conscious rocks La Salle Power Company during its video release show featuring Bambi Raptor and The Branded. $5
Grape Juice Records will be hosting its 1st installment of a 2011 showcase at Subterranean. The lineup on this date will feature Chaperone, Jon Drak & The Shakes, Julie Muckler and Rachele Eve. $8 / 21+
Feb 12 - Athel rocks the Metro stage opening for The Lovehammers!
Check out Winter Peace Fest happening at Stage One Temple Arts (located in Des Plaines, IL). This all ages/one-day event features 25+ bands rockin' THREE stages from 2p to 2a. Tickets are $10 and can be purchase here: http://www.peacefestchicago.org
Feb 13 - The Passing will be rockin' Subterranean opening for Innerpartysystem.
Feb 15 - Check out this Double Door lineup, blogspot readers, Hemmingbirds, Pinto & Bean, Jet W Lee and Tiny Bones. Show starts at 8p / $5 / 21+
Feb 17 - At Schubas, Riley Etheridge, Jr (from NY/SC) will be visiting Chicago before the release of his new album Powder Keg on March 8.
Feb 18 - Steampunk Chicago presents - Clockwork Vaudville: The Gearbox Fantasique! It's going to be a circus extravaganza, blogspot readers, that SouthSide has never seen before. It will feature The Squidling Brothers Circus Sideshow, The White Ghost Shivers, The Mutiny Sideshow and Magician Michael Burke - just to name a few. Tickets are $20/advance with RSVP at http://www.do312.com or http://www.yelp.com
$25/without RVSP at door - 21+
For more information, visit http://www.abbeypub.com
Feb 19 - At Double Door, Biffy Clyro & Moving Mountains will be rockin' the stage.
Feb 20 - Fashion Bomb alongwith Sinister Fate and Sirens In Vein will be rockin' the stage at Reggie's Rock Club during the SYN and SYNTHS show.
$10/advance / $12 Door / ages 17+
Feb 25 - SouthSide's friends, The Real Jane Martin will be celebrating the release of its 6-song EP titled North of Nowhere at Elbo Room. Visit http://www.realjane.com for more details.
Feb 26 - SouthSide closes out this busy month with one last hurrah with The Branded at Elbo Room.
Until next time, support your local scene,