Thursday, September 17, 2009

Chicago Live Music Radar (Fall 2009)

So looking at the calendar for the Fall it looks like a lot of good shows coming up in Chicago (particularly at the Bottom Lounge). Not including what we are already going to see, here is a list of shows I'm thinking about or suggest someone should... check it:

September21The AntlersSubterranean
September25The WeakerthansBottom Lounge
October4The FlatlandersChicago Country Fest
October4Living ColourDouble Door
October5Screaming FemalesHideout
October23Royal Bangs w/ DrummerSchubas
October26Dead ConfederatesDouble Door
October28Jenny Owen YoungsReggie's Rock Club
October30Cage The ElephantCubby Bear
November6The WhigsBottom Lounge
November13Dirty ProjectorsBottom Lounge
December1The XXBottom Lounge

any others I'm missing?


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  1. I would suggest checking out...

    Miik Snow @ The Empty Bottle 9/25 - This guy is sick, played at LoLLa

    Mark Farina @ the Griffin Lounge 10/3 - house muzik

    10/10 - Jerry Seinfeld @ Rosemont Theatre (2 shows)

    10/10 - EOTO @ Abbey Pub (String Cheese side project band, electro loop stuff)

    10/10 - Rakim @ House of Blues

    10/17 - Keller Williams @ Park West

    10/23 - Pretty Lights, Dark Party @ Park West (dance party fa show)

    10/23 - Yonder Mountain String Band @ House of Blues
    10/24 - Yonder Mountain String Band @ House of Blues

    the Egg @ Sub-T 10/26 - really good UK band

    10/30 - Chromeo, Crystal Castles, Boys Noize @ Congress

    THE DISCO BISCUITS @ Chicago Auditorium Theatre 10/31 Halloween show

    - Alex Keiser

  2. Whoops, that first one is

    Miike Snow - he's really good check out his self titled album 'Miike Snow'

  3. if i wasn't going to monsters of folk, i would def be at the Congress Theather 10/30!

  4. Good looks from all. I posted it separately but The Rural Alberta Advantage 9/26 @ Schuba's should make the list too.

  5. OMG MIIKE SNOW ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!! i'm an idiot for missing this.