Hey, blogspot readers, March has barely begun and SouthSide has received MORE notices about upcoming shows rockin' stages near, far and around Chicago and the burbs. Until allowed to clone herself (waiting for that Obama approval), she highly recommends checking some of the shows also happening this month.
Tonight @ Multi Kulti (located 1000 N. Milwaukee)
Rock out while helping a cause (keeping Illinois NORML's lobbying efforts up with a tiny donation). Friends General Patton and His Privates and Monk 9 will be performing along with Paper Trail, The Widgets and Fates, Furies and Men. Donation is $5 and show starts at 8p.
@ Silvie's Lounge
Mayo, Nicky and the Growlers, and High Action $5 door cover
March 3 @ Beat Kitchen
Molehill's "Equinox" Release show featuring friends Band Called Catch and Jackpot Donnie.
8:30p / 17+ show
@ Ultra Lounge
SMASH Saturday - Girls Take Over ...plus a G.U.N.S. video shoot will be taking place in the basement
Safe Haven will be rockin' the stage there
@ Hell's Kitchen (in MN)
Good friend, Big Strong Men, will be performing their last hurrah, blogspot readers. The show will feature other MN friends Pennyroyal, Bethany Larson and The Bee's Knees.
March 4 @ Mellow Yellow restaurant (in Hyde Park)
It's another jazz brunch show with good friend Jesse Charbonier - it's ALL AGES so take the kids for a wonderful music experience. Reservations not necessary unless parties of 5 or more. SouthSide will be there for his Easter Sunday brunch show to also celebrate her daughter's (Sunday - not her real name) birthday.
March 8 @ Phyllis' Musical Inn
It's the Flabby Hoffman show! Who knows what craziest will abound while being taped for his cable access show...
@ Otto's Nightclub (in DeKalb)
Friends Helium Fuse and Funktion will be rockin' the stage there.
@ Abbey Pub
Friend Kelsey Montanez will be rockin' the stage along with Dinosaur Party, Drama Junkies and Soundwalls.
@ Double Door
Friend Baseel and the Supernaturals will be premiering two new band members - Jeremy (on keys) and Cameron (on drums)
March 9 @ 12p
Tickets go on sale for Pitchfork! The festival dates for this year are July 13 thru 15 ...3 day pass $110.00. The lineup will feature Vampire Weekend, Feist, Grimes, Black Emperor, Hot Chip, A$AP Rocky - just to get you pumped up for summertime fun, blogspot readers. Organizers will be releasing more linuep names as soon as it becomes available.
@ Cubby Bear
Friend Matt Robinson's band Old Shoe will be sharing the stage with Jack Straw during their 12 year anniversary show.
@ Stage Bar (corner of Montrose & Cicero)
Friend Andy Metz and those Meddling Kids will be rockin' the stage.
$7 / 8p doors open / 21+
@ Abbey Pub
Friend Fifth World will be rockin' everyone's groovilious electro/funk/world fusion vibe.
Friends Company of Thieves and Bailiff will be rockin' the venue along with Sidewalk Chalk at this ALL AGES show.
March 10 @ J J Kelly
Rock Scarz Magazine presents Road to Inkfest
March 13 @ Elbo Room
Friend The Real Jane Martin will be sharing the stage with Matthew Morgan and the Lost Brigade at the upstairs Acoustic Lounge.
$5 / 21+ / 8p showtime
Friend Digeometric will be sharing the stage with Shapes & Colors and Jimkata.
March 16 @ Beat Kitchen
Friend Verona Red will premiere new music during their 1st show of 2012! Also featured on the lineup - Inspector Owl, Volcanoes Make Islands and Channel Four
$8 / 21+ / 8:30p
March 17 @ Reggie's Rock Club
It's the St. Paddy's Day Massacre ...no Irish eyes will be smiling when it's over, blogspot readers.
@ Ace Bar
Live Irish music featuring Red Rebel County.
March 19 @ Double Door
French Wives (from Scotland) will be touring the US via SXSW before heading to north for Canadian Music Week. But in between Austin and there, the band will be making pit stops along the way which includes a show in Chicago. They have just finished recording their debut album "Dream of the Inbetween" - release date is May 7.
March 20 @ Reggie's Rock Club
The Company We Keep, Stay Golden, Adora and Late In The Playoffs will be performing.
March 22 @ Phyllis' Musical Inn
Friend Jeff Daschbach will be rockin' the stage.
8p / 21+
March 23 @ Elbo Room
Friend Digeometric will be performing with DJ Adamosity
March 24 @ Martyrs'
Jennifer Hall will be performing (debuting new material) along with Geri X and O Giant Man.
$10 / 21+ show / 8p
March 29 @ Vision Nightclub
Dome-Apollo House, Sons of the West and The Lucky Dutch will be rockin' the stage there.
March 31 @ Cobra Lounge
It's a Saturday Rock show featuring Shawn Kellner rockin' with his band - Top Self Lickers (and SouthSide has heard from reliable sources that they can ROCK the stage!) along with The Run Around, Katz Company, The Exoskeleton, Brains Brains Brains and The 9 Spot.
21+ / $5 (online) / $8 at door / 8:30p show time
Until next time, support your local scene,