Wednesday, October 29, 2014

November 2014

Autumn is full swing, blogspot readers, yet don't let the let the falling temps and change of season keep you away from rockin' at the following shows/events happening during the month of November!

Please note each show/event listed is 21+ unless specified...

Nov. 1:
The Burlington Bar – rock with The Flavors, The Elements of Style and Jesse W. Johnson.
$7 /9p

Neo – it’s the El Día De Los Moyer / Day of the Dancing Dead celebration …come attend the last night of Neo’s Six Nights of Halloween featuring DJs Moyer and Spatula.
Primary Nightclub – React presents Ben Pearce performing with special guests UK duo Billion. For tickets, visit

Constellation – singer/songwriter Angela James will be celebrating the release of her debut album “Way Down Deep”.

Mike & Denises (Joliet, IL) – attend this Day of the Dead Bash featuring rockin’ performances by Shiftwrekk and Wicked Deception.

Double Door – attend this show featuring The Hood Internet with Hologram Kizzie (aka Psalm One), My Gold Mask and Fluffy.
$15 / 8p doors

BrauerHouuse (Lombard,IL) – check out Dead On TV sharing the stage with The Timmys and Headspins. For tickets, visit
18+ / $5

Nov. 2:
Elbo Room -  check out Brett Newski entertaining the upstairs lounge along with Carl Hulsey.

Nov. 3:
Schubas Tavern – check out Sarah Marie Young when she celebrates the release of her sophomore album “Little Candy Heart”, a follow-up to last year’s “Too Many Februaries”.

Reggie’s – it’s Mandatory Abortions, Against The Grain, HEMI and Sacred Monster rockin’ the stage here.
$8 adv / $10 dos / 7:30p

Nov. 5:
Red Line Tap – it’s The Maxies along with The Smart Kids, Modern Advances and Amber Stereo featuring DJ set by DJ Bashert. For tickets, visit
City Winery – celebrate with Donna The Buffalo’s 25 years as a band with Adam Levy opening.
$16 SRO / $22 seated / 8p show

Door No. 3 – it’s Wednesday Night Blues with Keith Scott and friends.
FREE / 7p

Nov. 6:
Smart Bar – get ready rumble when Guilty Pleasures slugs it out against FABITAT …DJs vs DJs Adam El and Ldy Prblms (FABITAT) spins against Boy Alberto and Lolly Gagger (Guilty Pleasures) …host Lucy Stoole (FABITAT) vs host Madame Envy (Guilty Pleasures) …winners take all!
FREE / 10p

Concord Music Hall – FIGURE will be performing his unique “Terrorvision” show as part of Nightmare Festival.

Standard Bar & Grill - come here to watch Thursday night football and then stay for Monika & Jimmy's set afterwards.

The Throne Room - CAUdog Records presents a lineup featuring live performances by Greg Jackson Combs, Gunner Cleeman and Ellis Clark with special guests Justin Yates and Jake Foy.

Nov. 7:
Elbo Room – feel the heat when rockin’ Espanol with Sin Anestesia, King Cloud, The Friendly Lens and Rob Winn

Lincoln Hall – React presents Chris Malinchak performing here. For tickets, visit
18+ / 10p

Sammy’s Pizza (Kankakee, IL) – check out Digeometric sharing the stage with Todd Hazelrigg and Fried Egg Nebula.

The Empire Concert Club & Bar (Akron, OH) – it’s G$’s Annual Rock Concert/House Party featuring performances by Dakota Wilkinson’s Band, Devil Strip and We’re All Lost.
AA / $5 / 7p

Shark City (Glendale Heights, IL) – check out Catalano along with Lynch and Man The Mighty rockin’ the stage here.

Double Door – Super Happy Fun Club will be rockin’ the stage along with AM Taxi, That Lyring Bitch (featuring the members of Plain White T’s) and Love Me Electric.
$10 adv / $12 dos / 8p

Door No. 3 – attend Soft Leather #11, a pansexual dress to sweat event featuring DJs Deathface, Teen Witch, House of Szechaun and 100 LB Dead Lift.
FREE / 10p

Nov. 8:
Thalia Hall – yeehaw, come to the 10th annual Barn Dance Apocalypse featuring The Golden Horse Ranch Band performing on stage.

Double Door (early show) – check out the Art Battles!
5:30p / FREE

SPACE (Evanston, IL) – attend this special performance when Jann Klose opens for John Oates. For tickets and/or table reservations, visit
$22 - $46

Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen (Crystal Lake, IL) – get cosmic with Fried Egg Nebula and Digeometric rockin’ the stage together.

Concord Music Hall – Riot Fest presents Yellowcard sharing the stage with Memphis May Fire and special guest Femarosa. For tickets, visit
AA / 6:30p

The House Cafe (DeKalb, IL) - Nobelieum 102 rocks the stage along with Phantom Maggots, The Usuals, Cheap Dates and Ness.
$5 / 7p

Nov. 9:
Chicago Street Theater (Valparaiso, IN) – Jann Klose will be performing here along with shop owners Chris and Megan Marolf. For tickets, visit

Reggie's Rock Club - Jack Rabbit will be competing for fabulous prizes at Gorilla Music's The Chicago Battle of the Bands.

Nov. 11:
Mojoe’s (Joliet, IL) – check out Wayne Static of Static-X sharing the stage with Powerman 5000, American Headcharge and Central Disorder.
AA / 21+ to drink / 6p

Elbo Room - it's poetry and spoken word night at the monthly Wormwood Collective Poetry Night. Stay for Wire Tripped afterwards.

Nov. 12:
Door No. 3 – attend this month’s FABITAT event Dancing With The Queens featuring KTF champions …it will be an epic dance off between KTF champions and the Stars of FABITAT with DJ sets by Adam El and Ldy Prblms and drag performances.
FREE / 9p

Reggie's Music Joint - it's She Rides Tigers sharing the stage with Handler and Ryan  Mumby & The Hundred Year Rain.
$7 / 7:30p

Nov. 13:
Double Door – React presents Ryan Hemsworth performing on stage here.
$12 GA / $22 VIP / 9p show

Berry United Methodist Church – check out the free screening of “The Homestretch”, a film about homeless Chicago youth, one who is LGBTQ. View the trailer here,

Nov. 14:
Touche Chicago – it’s Rock Against Ass …come here to hear everything hard, heavy and outside the mainstream, of top 40 dance/disco/techno music with your resident DJ Germ of Modern Day Rippers/Sexy Baby Records and Rotten Fruits

Liar’s Club – check out this Chicago punk show featuring HighBall, Avenues, Welfare Beer League and The Mudville Sounds

Constellation – singer/songwriter Quinn Tsan will be celebrating the release of her debut album, “Good Winter” with Passerines and Kelsey Wild.

Underground Lounge – attend this show featuring DJ Mark N of Bloody Fist Records along with Delta 9, Terror Byte, Terry Dux The Bit Jockey, Sir Vixx, Saskrotch and many more.

Double Door – attend the Bring It Up High Fest III featuring performances by The Paladins, Nick Willett (with Joel Patterson), Barbara Clifford, Kevin Flynn &The Avondale Ramblers, The North Ave Stompers and a special performance by The Roadburners.
$15 (all proceeds go to HiFI and The Roadburners Memorial Fund) / 7p doors

Elbo Room - Neon Hitch presents The Yard Sale tour with Jared Evan, Carmen and Camille and Miranda Wood.
$10 adv / $12 adv

Brauerhaus (Lombard, IL) - it's Pale Horseman with White House Burning rockin' the stage here.

Nov. 15:
Township – check out Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquestra sharing the stage with ESSO Afro-Jam Funkbeat and Sanorama.

Bada Brew Bar & Grill (Joliet, IL) – it’s Ditchwater sharing the stage with Wayland, Rue The Day, Freak and the Ghouls, and Tempered By Trials.
21+ (18+ allowed with parent/guardian) / $10 / 7:30p

Nov. 16:
Cobra Lounge – check out this Chicago punk show featuring performances by The Howl, Honah Lee (NJ), 80 Proof Preacher and Death & Memphis.
$8 / 9p

Nov. 18 – 20:
French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College – spice up your Holiday Pies and Breads making skills with Master Baker / Chef Instructor, Chef Jonathan Dendauw…learn how to make Cherry Pie, Blueberry Crumble Pie, Apple Cinnamon Pie and more. For more information and registration, visit

Nov. 18:
Blue Lamp (Sacramento, CA) – check out SouthSide’s friend Magicks performing along with Moodie Black and DJ Nocturnal.
$10 / 8p

Nov. 19:
Double Door – it’s “Tiffany’s FUN-damental FUN-draiser” …a benefit event for Tiffany Dean featuring performances by Cochino Y Los Pistoleros, Anger, Dorian Taj, Ladies & Gentlemen, The Dead On, Sunken Ships, The Artist Formerly Known As Vince and Black Cat Heart Attack.
$8 / 8p show

Bada Brew (Crest Hill, IL) - check out Super Bob sharing the stage with Fist Funk Fury, Dustin Walker, and Catapult The Propaganda.
$10 / 8p

Nov. 21:
Double Door – rock out your Friday night at My My My’s record release show featuring support by Molehill, The Ivorys, The Central Standard and The Van Goughs.
$5 (with rsvp on http:/// /$10 (without rsvp) / 9p

Mayne Stage – check out The Future Laureates sharing the stage with The Lauren Wolf Band, Red & Reckless and Sister Speak.
$10 adv / $12 dos

Constellation – rock out the night when Beveled performs here.
Tonic Room – it’s Brain Child along with Glostik Willy and Rusty Gates rockin’ the stage here.

EndZone Tap – attend this performance featuring The Schiavos at this South Western bar.

Bada Brew (Crest Hill, IL) - Bada Brew is going punked featuring live performances by I Hate People, Step Right Up, The Audio Dead, Slow Form of Suicide and Light The Fuse.
$5 / 18+ (to enter) / 21+ (to drink) / 8p

Nov. 22:
Tonic Room – have your multi-pass ready when rockin’ with Leeloo Dallas, Steve Stone and Zack Champagne.
$10 / 9p

Throne Room – attend Aryk Crowder’s “One By One” video release party featuring special guests Zach Longoria Project and Swamp Heat.
$7 adv / $10 dos

Aragon Ballroom – React presents Atmosphere with Prof & Dem Atlas. For tickets, visit
18+ / 7:30p

Nov. 26:
Schubas – it’s Old Shoe sharing the stage with special guest Chicago Farmer during this Black Wednesday show.
18+ / $12 adv / $15 dos

Bent River Brewing Company (Moline, IL) – it’s The Dawn and Digeometric performing on stage together here.

Nov. 28 & 29:
Liar’s Club (Nov. 28) / The Mutiny (Nov. 29) – it’s Punksgiving 2014 …the 2nd Annual food drive punk rock shows …all proceeds and donations go to The Greater Chicago Food Depository featuring performances by Rhetoric Vendetta and Turbo Vamps (Fri) and Prison City Brigade and The Land Before Tim (Sat)

Nov. 28:
Debonair Social Club – it’s Chicago Heavyfest featuring Poontoof, Jack Rabbit and Speedfreak rockin’ the stage.
18+ / $10

Elbo Room - Vicarious Venues presents Business As Usual, Red Rose and Groove Canal rockin' the stage.

Nov. 29:
Double Door – check out Har Mar Superstar rockin the stage along with Pizza Underground and Toby Goodshank.
$16 / 8p

Until next time, support your local scene,

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