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Screening of ‘Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police’ Documentary Film (5/28 – 6/3)

May ’15Jun
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05-atmdDates: 5/28 – 6/3 @ 7pm
Price: $10-$15
Where: Patio Theater
Address: 6008 W. Irving Park Road Chicago, IL 60634
Phone #: (773) 283-7244

Based on the memoir, One Train Later, by guitarist Andy Summers, Can’t Stand Losing You tells of the rise of The Police. From chance encounters with Copeland and Sting, through the band’s break up.

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Pride Lakefront Party & 5k Run/Walk (Thurs. June 25th)

Jun ’15
25
6:00 PM

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What: Pride Lakefront Party & 5k Run/Walk
When: June 25, 2015, 6-10pm
Where: Lakefront at Fullerton and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, just steps from Boystown!
2015 Band Line Up: DJ Adam LeBlanc from Sixteen Candles and Matthew Harvat

To find out more about this event: Click Here
Ticket information: Click Here 

Kickoff PRIDE weekend at one of Chicago’s most colorful events in Boystown!
The PRIDE lakefront party near Diversey Harbor is the perfect way to kickoff your PRIDE weekend in style.  Bring some friends and let your true colors shine on the dance floor as DJ Adam LeBlanc from Sixteen Candles brings the beat.  Or, reserve a private cabana and enjoy cocktails and snacks as you watch everyone get their groove on!

The party also includes a 5K fun run (or walk). Come in costume or grab a boa and some beads on us. Just get ready to show your PRIDE in every stride!  The $50 individual race registration fee includes: a limited edition t-shirt, valuable coupons, special gifts from local area businesses and a $10 beverage voucher for use during the party.

Created to celebrate the incredible strides the LGBTQ community has made toward full equality, the PRIDE Lakefront Party.  Come for the fun – and why not run?  Proceeds benefit Center on Halsted.

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Local Brews Local Grooves at House of Blues: The Ultimate Craft Beer and Music Festival (Friday May 15)

May ’15
15
5:30 PM

LBLG image finalLocal Brews Local Grooves is the ultimate craft beer and music festival, featuring the best of Chicago with it’s finest breweries, hottest bands, and tastiest food!
• 32+ craft beers and ciders, including a mix of seasonal releases and old favorites from 3 Floyds Brewing, Founders Brewing, SweetWater Brewing, Alarmist Brewing, Brickstone Brewery, Goose Island Beer Company, Lagunitas Brewing, Revolution Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery, Off Color Brewing, Two Brothers Brewing, Penrose Brewing, Metropolitan Brewing, Vandermill Ciders, Motor Row Brewing, Anthem Cider, and Wandering Aengus Cider!
• Street festival style food booths
• 2 stages of live music and DJ in Foundation Room
• Full bars open in addition to sampling areas
• VIP Sampling and music begins at: 4:30pm
• General admission door time: 5:30pm

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1 Day, 2 Stages, 11 Electronic Artists: Snowstorm Music & Arts Festival (3/7)

Mar ’15
7
6:00 PM

SnowstormFest

Sunday March 7th
6pm to 1am
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand
18+

Snowstorm is melting the ice and bringing you out of your cold-weather hibernation with the city’s first annual winter music festival: Snowstorm.

Celebrate surviving another Midwest winter with some of the hottest artists in electronic music, featuring Moby, RJD2, Trippy Turtle, The Hood Internet, ASTR and more artists at Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier. Snowstorm will be a fully immersive festival experience with sights and sounds that bring the heat. The first major music and arts based winter gathering of its kind, Snowstorm is the must-attend event of the season.

Information and tickets: snowstormfest.com

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Ravinia has released their schedule for the season. I can feel the warmth already!

season_releaseWell, not really. It’s currently 4 degrees out. BUT, the release of this schedule does mean that warmer times are right around the corner. There are quite a few good shows on the lineup, so start planning your summer now.

Link to Ravinia’s site: Ravinia.com
Link the the PDF schedule: Ravinia season at a glance, PDF

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10TH Annual CHIRP Record Fair Is April 14 & 15

Apr ’12
14
10:00 AM
Apr ’12
15
10:00 AM

WHAT: 10th ANNUAL CHIRP RECORD FAIR & OTHER DELIGHTS
WHEN: April 14 & 15, 2012, 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Union, 1340 W. Washington in Chicago

The Chicago Independent Radio Project (CHIRP) presents the 10th Annual Record Fair & Other Delights on April 14 -15, 2012 at The Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union (1340 West Washington Boulevard). Mark your calendar for the only record fair in Chicago proper as CHIRP returns to the West Loop for the fourth consecutive year, celebrating a very special birthday!
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BLUES MUSIC AWARD NOMINEES THE BO-KEYS RETURN TO CHICAGO WITH MARCH 22 SHOW AT SPACE

Mar ’12
22
10:00 PM

Memphis soul masters the Bo-Keys
10pm, March 22, 2012
SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave,. Evanston, IL, 847.492.8860

“Masters of the Memphis sound” (NPR) the Bo-Keys will perform at SPACE on March 22, following a wave of acclaim for last year’s ‘Got To Get Back!’ (Electraphonic Recordings), joined by vocalists Otis Clay of Chicago and Atlantic Records singer Percy Wiggins. › Continue reading

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MODESELEKTOR’S NORTH AMERICAN TOUR STOPS AT METRO APRIL 21

Apr ’12
21
9:00 PM

Saturday, April 21:
Monkeytown Tour 2012…
MODESELEKTOR (LIVE)
$21 adv. – $25 day of / 18 & Over / Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM

Berlin techno wizards Modeselektor, hot off the heels of their recently released third album, bring their completely new live show to North America this April, stopping at Metro on April 21. Tickets go on sale this Saturday March 10 at noon at the Metro Box Office and online at metrochicago.com / etix.com. › Continue reading

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Calling all gamers: Rock out to Rock Band at Lincoln Hall for charity (Wed. 12/15)

Dec ’10
15
7:00 PM

How awesome would it be to play Rock Band in a great venue like Lincoln Hall? Well here’s your chance! Chicago Loot Drop is giving you the opportunity to watch, and even perform, at Lincoln Hall.  All in the name of charity.  Local band, I Fight Dragons will be judging and there’s even a raffle!  Band signups close at 5pm tonight, but if you miss it, don’t worry. You can still be a spectator!  The proceeds go to Child’s Play Charity and the goal is to raise funds to buy toys and games for children in hospitals. More details, tickets and band signup here: chicagolootdrop.org

Wed., Dec. 15th, 2010 @ 7 pm
Lincoln Hall (map)
2424 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

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Weekly Metro, Smart Bar & Double Door Concert Announcements (For the week of 11/15)

Nov ’10Nov
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Time for the weekly concert announcements! Lykke Li is going to be awesome! Who are you excited to see?

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