Hey, blogspot readers, as 2011 slowly crawls to a close, SouthSide has a month full of shows and events for you to check out during November!
Nov 1 @ Reggie's Rock Club, Halloween's NOT over until SouthSide has eaten the last Kit Kat from her goodie bag. Come celebrate a post-Halloween show with SouthSide as she rocks with her friends, The Prep School Tragedy and Angel Spit with they open for Blood On The Dance Floor. PLUS she will be interviewing Blood On The Dance Floor before their headlining set.
Nov 2 @ Amundsen Park, it's Kraft Great Kids Family Night. This FREE family event includes a healthy dinner and fun activities from 6p to 8p. A parent and/or guadian must accompany children.
@ Empty Bottle - Omar Souleyman will be rockin' the stage. $15 adv / $18 door for this 21+ show with Altered Zones opening.
Nov 3 @ The Hideout, Thomas Comerford who teaches film and punk history at School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be hosting his Archives Spiral record release show.
@ The Abbey Pub, Zoogma will be rockin' the stage with the diversity and precision of a DJ coupled with the excitement and energy of a 5-piece rock band. SouthSide was told it's going to be an energetically rockin' performance and eye-pleasing show.
Nov 4 @ Favorite Records (1535 W. Division) Thomas Comerford will be performing an in-store set.
@ Kinetic Playground, SouthSide's friends Fifth World will be rockin' the stage there.
@ Martyrs', SouthSide will be returing to interview and rock with new friends Americana Roots rockers, Donna The Buffalo (NC). This group combines the soulful yet eclectic Americana with a lively combination of cajun/zydeco, folk, reggae and country meshed together. 10p / $20 / 21+
Nov 5 @ Reggie's, React and Wolf Ho presents the DJ duo, Designer Drugs with Black Matter, PLS DNT STP and friends Gemini Club doing a DJ set.
Nov 7 @ The Abbey Pub, it's The Chick Singer Night Anniversary show. $10 at door only / 7p / 7:30p show start / 21+
Nov 9 @ SPACE, Jann Klose returns to Chicago opening for jazz entertainer Michael Kaeshammar. Also while in Chicago, she will be on WGN-AM 720 during the Steve and Johnnie show. Fans can listen online at http://www.wgnradio.com. Tickets for the SPACE show are $15, $18, and $26/
Nov 10 @ The Empty Bottle, The Reptoids will be rockin' an opening performance for Mr. Gnome (OH) who's currently on tour supporting Madness In Minute album with Ornery Little Darlings in the lineup too. It's free by rsvp-ing (NOW) to firstname.lastname@example.org or it's $8 at door / 9p show start / 21+
Nov 11 - 13 in Miami @ Bayfront Park, Rola Music Festival will be rockin' The Klipsch Ampitheatre. It's a celebration of Latin American music featuring performances by Diego Torres, Oscar d'Leon, Patafunk, Eduardo Osario and many more during this three-day fest event. Tickets are on sale now.
Nov 21 @ Ultra Lounge, Elxir's Long Halloween Tour rocks the stage featuring Jimmy at the Prom. $8 / 9p / 21+
@ Double Door, it's the 2011 Nightlife Awards featuring live performances and guest presenters during this FREE event. Perhaps SouthSide might win something.
@ Goose Island (Wrigleyville), friends Yellow Jacket will be rockin' the stage in which 20% of the band's proceeds will go to supporting a local charity. $8 / 9p / 21+ show
THIS JUST IN - V Is For Villains will be doing an all-ages show on this date too at Bottom Lounge with Hail The Horizon and Lords & Ladies of Steampunk doing DJ sets. Tickets are $10 ...more information to come.
Nov 13 @ Elbo Room, Adema (CA) will be performing a special show and Southside will be there review. $12 presale / 15 at door / 21+ show.
Nov 16 @ Double Door, friends I Lost Control along with Buried At Sea and The Beez Neez will be rockin' the stage at this FREE show. 21+
Nov 18 & 19 @ Elbo Room, check out the Chicago Roots Festival that will feature over 75 local artists/acts performing such as friends Andy Metz, Verona Red, Jess Godwin and Common Shiner - just to name a few. Singer/songwriters will perform upstairs on the acoustic stage while full bands will be rockin' the downstairs lounge. It's $10 per day OR save 5 bucks by getting the $15 Weekend Pass! 21+ shows
Nov 18 @ Double Door, after 10 years, 5 studio albums and over 1,000 shows, SouthSide's friends Backyard Tire Fire will be taking a well-deserved break from the stage. She highly recommends coming out to see this show to celebrate with them as they perform their final Chicago show with Chicago Farmer opening.
Nov 19 @ Empty Bottle, it's a special all-ages outting for SouthSide and her daughter when they attend A Very Socialist Saturday that features The Socialists. $5 (FREE parents with kids) / 7p show start
Nov 22 @ Double Door, friends Illusions Fate and Kazy along with Candy Machine Guns and Conflux will be rockin' the stage at this FREE 21+ show. 8:30p show start
Nov 23 & 24 - SouthSide's off
Nov 25 @ Elbo Room, friend Michael Laechel will be rockin' a post holiday show.
Nov 30 @ Double Door, longtime friends Eleven Dollar Life will be rockin' the stage along with Brown Bag Special, The Heroic Black, Kevin Lee & The Kings. $5 / 8:30p doors open / 9p show start / 21+
Until next time, support your local scene,