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!
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.
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
Bada Brew (Crest Hill, IL) - Denial Machine and Brave the Pain will be rockin' the fans here.
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.
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 http://www.gridgree.com) or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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!
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
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 http://www.tinyurl.com/lastrehab)
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
Red Line Tap - Izzy and the Catastrophics will be rockin' the stage here
$5 adv / $7 dos
Beat Kitchen - Spaces of Disappearance along with Timetables and Daemon Familiar will be rockin' the stage here.
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 ...plus an early treat by Bourbonaires.
After party details to be announced
Red Line Tap - Michael McDermott performs live with Kevin Mileski
Until next time, support your local scene,