Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Novemeber 2013

Gobble ...gobble, blogspot readers! Autumn winds are blowing strong but don't let the chill in the air stop you from enjoying the following rockin' events happening around town (and elsewhere). Be thankful there's plenty to see and do this month...

Please note all shows/events are 21+ unless duly noted.

Oct 31 & Nov 1:
Bad Genie (Milwaukee, WI) - it's Static Chicken Umphrey's Halloween After parties!
For more information, visit http://www.badgenie.com

Nov 1 - 10:
24th Annual Chicago Humanities Festival. This year's theme - Animal: What Makes Us Human
tickets $8
For more information, visit http://www.chicagohumanities.org or phone 312-494-9509

Nov 1:
House of Blues (Chicago) - Todd Kessler & The New Folk will be sharing the stage with Nicholas David

Chicago Urban Art Society (600 W. Cermak) - party at GozamosDia Los Muertos 2013 featuring Sonorama, Soulphonetics and Sound Culture

Nite Cap - it's still Halloween at this bash featuring Devils In Angels, 4 Without, Broken, Sinister Fate and Loose Lips

Exit - celebrate Wildcard's 1 yr Anniversary with Redux DJ's Risky, DJs Demchuk, Red Rum, Eddie Riot, Molly Bass, Annihlist and Mr. Bobby

Primary - DJ Decon, Tyler Fornell, Them Flavor DJs and Derek Spees will be spinning on this night
$10 adv / $15 dos

Montrose Saloon (2933 W. Montrose) - check out Donna Frost performing on stage here
No cover charge / donations welcome

Coq d'Or (Drake Hotel) - Jesse Charbonier begins his winter performance schedule which includes other dates - Saturday Nov 9, Friday Nov 29, and Saturday Dec 7

The Burlington - it's Freaky Friday at Adam & Dana's Halloween Hoedown featuring performances by Haymarket Riot, The Harrow, American Draft with comedy by Anne Poler and Mike Garvin as well asDJ Dietzler and DJ Joe

Liar's Club - Wrecking Ball Production presents Chicago Punk Rock Showdown featuring The Mizzerables, The Obsession, Calling All Cars and Mama

Fitz's Spare Keys - every Friday, this venue will host some of Chicago's best DJs starting with DJ Jem of Dance Floor Junkies and 103.5 KISS FM. There will be a special Black Wednesday show featuring Dance Floor Junkies on Nov 27.
NO COVER / 10p

Nov 2:
The Mouse Trap - it's Voice of Addiction rockin' the stage along with 40oz Sidekicks, Die Mutts and Butchered
ALL-AGES / $5 donation / 7p
email - johnnyx.wbp@gmail.com for the address

Double Door - rock out with Lamp, Rah Rah, The Damn Choir and The Kuhls
$10 adv / $12 dos / 8p

Fairfield Tap (Long Lake, IL) - rock with Banned In Grayslake

Atlanta, GA - singer/songwriter Jess Godwin will be opening for Jan Smith at the Mountain Way Denim and Diamonds Soiree

Hard Rock Cafe (Chicago) - check out Jack Salamander performing Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon with special guests goodbyehome and Beacon James
18+ / $10

Bottom Lounge - Adora will be rockin' the stage with The Run Around, Underfire and Storm The Front

Nite Cap - 6 DOS (Degrees of Separation) returns to the stage featuring Jack Mazzenga's Space Time Trio and The Cubes

Mitchell's Tap (3356 S. Halsted) - Donna Frost featuring James Scott will be performing here

LiveWire Lounge - help Save Toby's Ass! this Chicago benefit show pits Indie vs EDM featuring some of Chicago's leading artists getting together and lending their support to help Toby Tyler Heidebrink (lead singer of Hex Rx). Live performances by The Gothsicles, One Quick Fix, JILT, Biocarbon 3 with DJs Scary Lady Sarah, Peter Propaganda and more to be announced

Martini (3124 N Central) - live on stage from Mexico City, Antidoping featuring DJ Senor Lebowski
18+ / 21+ to drink (must show ID) / $19 adv / 9p doors
For tickets, visit http://www.antidoping.brownpapertickets.com

Beat Kitchen - Artisans Chicago presents Off The Beaten Path, a show of handmade objects featuring The Alley Tattoo artists selling some art
FREE / 12p to 4p

Beat Kitchen - rock with Chasing Mars, When Clouds Attack, Loud Loud and Spooky Action Space Captain with DJs in between
$5 / come in costume

Nov 3:
Fitzgerald's (Berwyn, IL) - check out "A Tribute To Lowell George" performed by New Orleans Suspects featuring Paul Berrere and Fred Tackett of Little Feet
$20 adv / $25 dos / 7p

Emporium Arcade Bar - hey, gamers, Chicago Loot Drop Presents: Tokens & Tankards, an arcade game and craft beer pairing event.
$28 adv / proceeds benefit Child's Play and University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital

Stage Left Cafe (Woodstock, IL) - attend the Donna Frost Interactive Concert and Q&A

LiveWire Lounge - rock with Marmora, Grel, Five-Eight and Small Awesome

Nov 4:
Empty Bottle - it's a FREE Monday show featuring Good Willsmith, Nyodene D, Requiem and Eitanoara

Reggie's - Bear down, fans, while raising money for a good cause. Join Hope for the Day at the Reggie's rooftop deck for smoked brisket, pork shoulder, sausage links with baked beans, mac n cheese, cole slaw and fries ...plus a hosted PBR bar from 7p -8p while watching Bears vs Packers. There will be raffle prizes from The Willow Hotel, Osteria Via Stato, Phil Stefani's, Oh Olive!, Man B Que gear. This event is sponsored by Reggie's, MANBQUE, Unholy Empire and PBR.
Space is limited - so get your tickets now at http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/402683
$20 donation - all proceeds support suicide prevention and awareness

Nov 5:
Empty Bottle - Yamantaka along with Sonic Titan, Electric Hawk and Cleric will be rockin' the stage

Act One Pub - it's Chicago Acoustic Underground's monthly "Singing For Your Supper" showcase featuring Donna Frost

Mojoe's (Joliet, IL) - check out this progressive metalcore band from Alabama, ERRA, when they feature songs off their latest release "Augment". SouthSide recommends listening to "Pulse" and "Hybrid Earth".

Nov 6:
Elbo Room - every Wednesday, it's Mug Night at this popular Lakeview bar. Here how it works ...buy a 22oz mug for $5 and then fill it with any draft for $5. Then come back next Wednesday (with your mug) and fill it up again for only $5

Park West - check out the Jimi Hendrix of the Ukulele Jake Shimabukuro at this Lincoln Park venue

Smartbar - it's the midweek dance scene ...MACHINA with DJ Scary Lady Sarah spinning your requests featuring New Wave to Industrial to Electro and Alternative ...Goth too!
FREE / 10p

Nov 7:
Sound Bar - are you SRTB (so ready to bang) with Porn and Chicken featuring Borgeous

NV Nightclub (Knoxville, TN) - Oh No Fiasco and Skytown Riot EP Release Party! with Far, Far Away

Nov 8 & 9:
Aragon Ballroom - check Pretty Lights at their "A Color Map of the Sun" Fall Tour 2013 featuring Blood Diamonds and Paul Basic (on Nov 8) and Supervision and more TBA (on Nov 9)
18+ / 7:30p

Nov 8:
Concord Music Hall - "...I want your love ...I want your revenge..." yep, Bad Romance the musical production based on the music of Momma Monster herself, Lady Gaga will be performed on stage.
ALL-AGES / 7p / http://www.clubtix.com

Cowboy Monkey (Champaign, IL) - rock with The Handcuffs featuring The Impales and Paul & Gloria
$5 / 19+ (be sure to check with club for the correct age requirement to enter) / 9p

Double Door - check out Chicago Afrobeat Project sharing the stage with Sidewalk Chalk, Ayodele and Trio Mokili
$12 / 8p

Martyrs' - Aryk Crowder will be performing live with DJ No DJ and Bumpus
$10 / 8:30p

Reggie's - rock out with The Quick and Easy Boys

LiveWire Lounge - rock out with Skull Fogger at Alder Kings' CD Release party!

Exit - Strictly House: Grouchy Horse featuring DJs Eddie X, Pete Street, Cedeno, Catalyst and Mark Matras

Empty Bottle - check out Wooden Ships' record release show featuring Cave and Rabble Rabble

NEO - OMFG! it's Danger Zone (#4) featuring Eddie Riot, Pete Augusta, Adam Black, Sissy Spastik, Ruby Dee and more spinning at the most dangerous dance party in town!
NO COVER ($5 after 11p)
Catholics are warned to avoid this party...

The Mutiny - it's Arsenal Road, The Orions, The Heavy Machines, Puritan Pine and Crimson & Coal rockin' the stage

The Owl - starting on this night (and every 2nd Friday) check out East of Edens Soul Express

Nov 9:
Empty Bottle - check out Handmade Market, a unique event which connects the makers of beautiful things with people who appreciate the unique and handmade
12p - 4p

Uncommon Ground (Clark St location) - The Real Jane Martin performs its last show of 2013 featuring Trick Shooter Social Club
ALL-AGES / $5 
For reservations - phone 773-929-3680 or http://www.uncommonground.com

Double Door - this early show will feature Hinsdale School of Rock performing tribute sets of Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Jack White
$10 / 12:30p / Children are welcome if attending with their parents

Empty Bottle - this party will feature live performances by My Gold Mask, Minor Characters and Magicks
$10 adv / $12 dos

Schubas Tavern - Homebase featuring performances by Songo, Joey Pecoraro, Dario X and Blendin Fraser (of Push Beats) with special guests
For more information and tickets, visit http://www.homebaseparty.com

Reggie's - rock with The Dickies, Modern Day Rippers, HotLips Messiah and Brain Vacation
17+ / $12 adv / $15 dos

Record Breakers - rock with electro/indie/psychedelic duo brick & mortar ...free hot dogs and pop will be served
FREE / All Ages / 2p

Nov 10:
Ultra Lounge - A Pale Horse and Death Hemi will be rockin' the stage here

Empty Bottle - check out The Bellwether Syndicate performing with The Foreign Resort, New Canyons and DJ Philly
$7 adv / $10 dos

Cobra Lounge - it's Absu, Wolvhammer, Terminate, and Pete Horseman performing live on stage

Nov 11:
Chopin Theater - attend the All Souls Jazz Festival, a Polish-American jazz festival featuring performances by internationally renowned jazz artists and talented young performers such as Wishing Well, Tom Pilewski Band, Bill Neal (from Australia) on sax, Xazz Quintet, Mieczyslaw Woiny on flute, Ludomir Marcin Januszkiewicz (Chicago Coalition) and Frieda Lee, Grazyna Auguscik Band and many more.
For more information, visit http://www.allsoulsjazz.com

Hungry Brain - check out Duck, You Sucker sharing the stage with Organ Yank

Nov 13 & 14:
Uncommon Ground (Clark St location) - Jann Klose along with Aryk Crowder will be performing a special Jeff Buckley Tribute show in which this event includes a dinner (at 6p). Show begins at 8p
For reservations - phone 773-929-3680 or http://www.uncommonground.com

Nov 14:
Sound Bar - Porn and Chicken featuring Antiserum

Reggie's Rock Club - On The Grind Management presents Trainwreck Symphony and Asteria to the stage

Subterranean - rock with Blue Eyed Jesus and Northside Ruckus

Nov 15:
Reggie's - rock with Hillbilly Idle and Kent D. Rosenwald featuring Unknown Hinson

Metro - check out The Locals featuring Workout Music, Mer, Leah Druzinsky and Rory Tyler Band rockin' the stage
18+ / 7:30p

The Vic Theatre - Leftover Salmon will be rockin' the stage along with The Big Wu and Old Show
$25 / 18+ / 9p

Touche Chicago (6412 N Clark) - Get Stuffed! with DJ Germ (of Modern Day Rippers/Sexy Baby Records/Rotten Fruits)

Underground Lounge - rock your Friday night with Whiskey Daredevils, Malt Liquor, Jadam Jones & the Mulitfelons and Jailhouse Poets
$7 / 8p doors

Elbo Room - check out Sheriff Scabs, The Sunday Movers, the Reunion and The Outliars rockin' the main stage at this popular Lakeview venue.
$10 / 8:30p

Nov 16:
Various Locations in Bucktown/Wicker Park - it's Chillfest Chicago 2013 which will feature acoustic music throughout the neighborhood with a closing show at Subterranean

Uncommon Ground (Clark St location) - Jann Klose will be performing along with P.J. Pacifico
$10 / 10p
For reservations - phone 773-929-3680 or http://www.uncommonground.com

Tonic Room - Sound Prism Productions presents Glostik Willy, Digeometric Rhombus and Kobrakai to the stage

Chicago, IL - singer/songwriter Jess Godwin will be performing at the Annual Human Rights Campaign Gala

Brauer House (Lombard, IL) - A Sound of Thunder along with Black 4, Guerilla and Dead On TV will be rockin' the stage

Aragon Ballroom - react presents Krewella "Get Wet" Live tour featuring Candyland
18+ / 9p doors

Red Line Tap - celebrate The Polkaholics 16th Anniversary featuring the band performing songs off their 8 CDs as well as new ones along with Nuclear Cock and Adler Kings

Reggie's - The Unseen, Last False Hope, Brickwall Vultures and When Flying Feels LIke Falling will be rockin' the stage here
All Ages / $13 adv / $15 dos / 7p

Nov 17:
Tonic Room - Micah Olsen (from Milwaukee, WI) will be opening for NYC singer/songwriter Jay Stoler featuring Jim & The Povolos

Nov 20:
Wise Fools Pub - check out Rouge! Chicago's Electroswing Night with Lord Joseph Cr Vourteque and special guests

Nov 21:
Grandbar - rock out with Illusions Fate, Amigo the Devil and Radio Creeps

Nov 22:
Cigars & Stripes (Berwyn, IL) - go "...robble robble..." with the Hamburglars featuring Some Velvet Evening

Chicago Theatre - the music from The Legend of Zelda: The Second Quest will be featured

Subterranean - Great Divide will headline this lineup featuring Chris Medina and Caleb Hawley

Concord Music Hall - rock with Zoe from Mexico featuring Programaton in concert
18+ to enter / 21+ to drink / 8p doors

Nov 23:
The Burlington - check out this show featuring gofight, Baathaus, Glass Lux & Perfect Kiss with DJs Adam Black, Mr. Automatic, Mr. Bobby and Eddie Riot

The Red Line Tap - it's Vortis along with Mike Hard (of God Bullies) and Depravos de la Mour performing live on stage.
For more information and tickets, visit http://www.heartlandcafe.com

Primary - Machinedrum ...a Vaporcity Live show

Subterranean - Green River Ordinance's "Chasing Down The Wind" North American tour stops in Chicago featuring Rosi Golan and Grace & Tony
17+ / $12 / 8p doors

Reggie's Rock Club - rock out with Wookiefoot featuring That 1 Guy
18+ / $15 adv / $20 dos / 8p doors

Mercury Lounge (NYC) - check out Finley Knight performing on stage here

Aragon Ballroom - attend Alesso's "Uprising" North American tour

Ye Olde Town Inn - rock with Pale Horseman, Dark Fall, IX Gates and another band TBA
$8 / 9p

the Mutiny - it's Chicago Punk night featuring Get Up & Go!, The Damn Trades, Dun Bin Had (CA) and Butchered

Nov 24:
Juniors Sports Bar (2058 W Cermak) - rock with The Bad English, Pony Attax, Mandatory Abortions, Criminal Kids and The Pervert Preachers at this show
$5 / 8p

Nov 27:
Empty Bottle - it's the 10th Annual Night Before Thanksgiving Show featuring Jet W. Lee, The Phantoms, The Safes with The Differents headlining
$10 / 8:30p doors

Cobra Lounge - attend Unholy Empire's 5th Annual Thrashgiving 2013 featuring Hell Awaits, Slave New World, Metal Up Your *ss, and Among The Living

Bottom Lounge - William Control, Davey Suicide and Fearless Vampire Killers will be rockin' the stage here
17+ / $12 / 7p doors

Metro - be fashionably seen at Nocturna's Black Wednesday party!

Mayne Stage - it's the Black Wednesday CAU Showcase featuring Chicago Acoustic Underground taking over the entire venue! check out Heartsfield, The Lauren Wolf Band and Joe Taylor on the main stage while Greg Jackson Combs, John Till and Hannah Frank on the Act One Pub stage

Nov 28:
Sound Bar - Porn and Chicken with Node Strom, Salva and Sinden

Nov 29:
Concord Music Hall - if you want to funk out the month in style, come to this venue and see George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic!

Double Door - check out The Steepwater Band, The Muggs, and The Nick Moss Band rockin' the stage
$12 adv / $15 dos / 8p

LiveWire Lounge - attend Punksgiving Night 1/Canned Food Drive featuring live performances by The Kreutzer Sonata, Solution Unsatisfactory, This Obsession and Light The Fuse
$5 w/non-perishable food donation / 8p

Aragon Ballroom - Eric Prydz performs live here
17+ / 7p doors

The Abbey Pub - rock out your Black Friday at this show featuring Left Setter, Viceroy and Waiflike
$7 / 9p

Mojoe's - Makeshift Prodigy will be rockin' the stage
All Ages

Nov 30:
Multi Kulti - attend the 2nd Annual Black Dot Music Festival featuring live performances by Sole Heiress, ST8 of Grace. JD's Revenge and more
$15 / 21+

Empty Bottle - DJ Scary Lady Sarah will be spinning during this lineup featuring Corrections House and Bloodyminded
$12 adv / $15 dos

Double Door - RedBull Sound Select presents Chicago Curated by 312 featuring performances by White Mystery, Archie Powell & The Exports, Mutts and Daniel Wade
$10 (or $3 with rsvp at http://www.redbullsoundselect.com/events/2013/red-bull-sound-select-presents-chicago

The Mutiny - rock again at Punksgiving Night 2/Canned Food Drive featuring live performances by The Riot, Flagass, Sub X (from Ohio) and Street Fist
FREE w/non-perishable food donation

Cubby Bear - Shoeshine Boy and SwizzleSteve presents Hero Monster Zero and 8090 featuring Ariada, KF Jacques, Distant Brothers and Incognito on stage
$6 adv / $9 dos / 8p

Red Line Tap - donate an unwrapped toy at the 2013 Toys For Tots Rock Party, an annual benefit for the U.S. Marines Toys For Tots featuring live performances by Joe Lapsley, The Rut, The Telepaths Rock!, The Revelettes (go-go dancers), Will Phalen & The Dirty Dollars, David Bon, whitewolfsonicprincess, and Gunnel Pumpers

Until next time, support your local scene,

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