Saturday, April 23, 2011

May 2011

Hey, blogspot readers, May's rockin' all month with tours and shows. Check out SouthSide's good friends, Seven Day Sonnet and Dastardly as they tour places/venues near you. However, if you're in the Chicagoland area, this reviewer suggests checking out the following shows happening around town this month.

Also visit for I AM Fest Battle of the Bands shows during this month.

May 5 - DJ Scary Lady Sarsh presents The Sky Drops at Shimmer will be rockin' Late Bar on Fullerton.

May 6 - Paper Thick Walls along with Derek Nelson and The Musicians are performing at Hideout - 10p show start. Also Paper Thick Walls will be rockin' Milwaukee's International Pop Overthrow the next night.

May 7 - Kids of all ages will be rockin' SouthSide's good friends Action Blast when they perform at Metro.

Also at Cubby Bear - Your Villain My Hero performs a FREE show.

May 10 - Urban folk rockers The Real Jane Martin will be peforming at Martyrs' with a FULL BAND, blogspot readers! Also performing that night - SouthSide's other rockin' friends from New York, Izzy and The Kesstronics and Candy Town. 8p show start / $7

May 13 - Basket Case - The Ultimate Greenday Tribute will be rockin' the stage at Cubby Bear along with her other friends, The Passing and Trainwreck Symphony. $5 / 21+

May 14 - Ninja Tunes and Last Rites presents Kid Koala, Cave, The Loyal Divide, and Save The Clocktower featuring DJ Intel and DJ Demchuk rockin' The Abbey Pub. 8p doors / 8:30 show start / 21+
Visit for advance ticket prices.

May 15 - Michael Freer and his unique ukulele performance happens at Elbo Room.

May 17 - Rock with the legendary super group of Soul/Funk/Jazz - Tower of Power at House of Blues (Chicago). Tickets are $22.50 (advance) / $27.50 (door) / 17+.
Visit for more information.

SouthSide will be interviewing bandleader Emillio Castillo on Wednesday.

May 19 - Laura Grill Band performs at Martyrs'

May 20 - Helium Fuse will be rockin' Elbo Room's Friday night lineup.

May 21 - Inn Cinema along with I Can Hear Myself Levitate, Riot Inside, Red Novella and Onasis rocks The Bottom Lounge. 17+ / $8 / 7:30 show start

May 22 - SouthSide's Australian friend Travis Caudle returns to Chicago performing at Uncommon Lounge (Grace and Clark location). 7p show start.
Reversations are encouraged.

May 27 - The Abbey welcomes Frontline Assembly, Die Knupps, Cyanotic along with DJ Acucrack and DJ Scary Lady Sarah. $22 advance / $25 door / 21+
Visit for more information.

May 28 - SouthSide's off to do the Time Wrap with her gal pal, Edonna she'll be in costume while attending the Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Until next time, support your local scene,

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