Friday, March 8, 2013

March 2013 update

Hey, blogspot readers, March has barely begun and there are MORE hot shows and events rockin' around town ...near and far.
All of the following shows listed are 21+ unless duly noted.
Tonight (March 8):
Ultra Lounge - Check out No Two Waynes, Vortis, The Mons, Wide Angles and Shut Up (from Dayton, OH)
$5 adv / $8 dos
Underground Lounge - Jeff Daschbach has a last minute scheduled performance happening at 10:30p!
March 9:
The End Zone Bar & Grill (Aurora, IL) - Devils In Angels, Broken, Born Rotten and Red Poet will be rockin' the stage here.
$5 entry (with printed flyer)
Metro - Attend the monthly Nocturna meeting! Now in its 24th year, this is your chance to be seen while dancing with the other fashionable guests as DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins one of your favorite and/or highly requested mix of current and classic goth to industrial, post-punk and more. It's a lot of fun dancing until 5a (dawn)
18+ / 21+ to drink / $10
Schuba's Tavern - K.Serra, My Gold Mask and Shuteye will be performing here.
March 10:
Beauty Bar (Chicago) - it's Nickel & Dimed with 50cent Beers and FREE Pie-Eyed Pizza (while supplies last) featuring DJs Red Rom Rio, Kite, White Owl and Stella. Hosted by Johnny Zombo
March 14:
Bada Brew (Crest Hill, IL) - Denial Machine and Brave the Pain will be rockin' the fans here.
March 15:
Brauerhouse (Lombard, IL) - It's a hot rockin' punk show featuring The Fisticuffs kicking off their tour along with The Horrids, Voice of Addiction and Shotgun Gambling
$5 adv / $7 dos
Red Line Tap - DEFCON, SUTURESELF, and Genus will be rockin' a Flabby Hoffman style St Patrick's show!
Olympic Theater (Cicero, IL) - it's the Electric Shamrock Festival featuring the best in electro, dubstep, House, trap, trippy rock, hardstyle and more during this St Paddy's Day Dance party. 3 stages / 3 bars / 25 acts with easy access to CTA
$15 discount tickets available (before 8:30p) / $40 ALL ACCESS VIP tickets / $20 at door
17+ / 21+ to drink 
Liar's Club - It's a record release party featuring The Demerits, The Ex-bombers and The Artist Formerly Known As Vince Band
Underground Wonder Bar - it's Forbidden Knowledge with special guest Boris Kofman on percussion rockin' a double set.
March 16:
The Grid Chicago - it's the 1st Annual St Paddy's Party featuring leprechauns jumping rope ...bag pipers and Irish drummers! Plus there will be stilt-walking leprechauns too and much more green fun happening here! Try the green beer and eggs from 8a til noon
$30 per person (for tickets or email for details on how to reserve a table.
Lincoln Hall - it's Safe Haven's CD Release show featuring Catfish & The Dogstars and Weber Band
Reggie's - Akasha, Stick Figure and John Wayne will be rockin' the lineup here
March 17:
Red Line Tap - celebrate your St Patrick's Day here with drink specials and The Rogers Park All-Stars: Micki Croisant (of the Good Name Band), Ian Brocker (of the Grizzly Sweets), Justin Gillom and James Weigel (of Outlaw Family Band/Muddflapps) and more!
March 21:
Liar's Club - Band Practice returns to Liar's Club featuring Evil Empire, Vatican Junkies and special guests with a guest DJ set by Johnny Zombo
$5 suggested donation
Beat Kitchen - It's the "Choose Your Own Adventure" EP release show featuring Wally Dogger's five new garage anthems rockin' the stage along with Quiet Company and The Websters
March 22:
Glasslands Gallery (Brooklyn, New York) - check out Stone Cold Fox and Land of Pines rockin' the stage.
$10 / doors at 8:30p
Debonair Social Club - come to the final Rebhab party featuring DJs Zebo v Matt Roan, Hey Champ v Greg Corner, Knife Fight v Ryan Paradise, Johnny Walker v Special Guests (???)
No cover until 10:30p (rsvp at
March 23:
Elbo Room - Bob Erl rocks the acoustic stage with DJ Teks Boogie spinning afterwards
Penny Road Pub (Barrington, IL) - Blue Eyed Jesus will be performing here
SubT - Great Divide's Record Release Party featuring The Congregation and Cole DeGenova & the Peoples Republic rockin' the stage
Tiger O'stylies (Berwyn) - Hot Lips Messiah, Mandatory Abortions, Lunatic Click and Aggro Control rockin' the stage here
Sorry this is a 21+ show (ID a must to enter) / $5
March 25:
Red Line Tap - Izzy and the Catastrophics will be rockin' the stage here
$5 adv / $7 dos
March 27:
Beat Kitchen - Spaces of Disappearance along with Timetables and Daemon Familiar will be rockin' the stage here.
March 29:
Hard Rock Cafe (Chicago) - Kelsey Montanez performs an ALL-AGES show that will feature Trainwreck Symphony, Iliana, Julian Bell and Jessica Brown
$10 / All Ages
Beat Kitchen - Model Stranger opens for The Western featuring The Damn Choir and Bullet Called Life
Cole's Bar - It's Alen's Birthday and Record Release show featuring Bad Bad Meow releasing its Run Through the Middle Ep with Teenage Rage and Peeaboos an early treat by Bourbonaires.
After party details to be announced
March 30:
Red Line Tap - Michael McDermott performs live with Kevin Mileski
Until next time, support your local scene,


  1. Down the road, we in Face The King hope to be added to your list of live shows! We haven't made our way to your particular region yet but you may be hearing about a full US tour within the next several months. We appreciate what you guys have been doing for the local music scene. Rock on!

  2. Let SouthSide know when and where (especially if coming to Chicago) so she can promote the tour on a future calendar blog.


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