I've got a whole city to hold down

January 20, 2005


New at Double Door: Visqueen (2/7), Backyard Babies (3/13), Lucky Boys Confusion (3/26).

New at the Empty Bottle (well, not all new, but we haven't updated 'em in a while): Early Day Miners w/ Chris Brokaw and Archer Prewitt (2/5), French Kicks w/ Calla (3/11), Lyrics Born (3/19), M83 w/ Ulrich Schnauss (4/21-22), Animal Collective (4/27), Adult. w/ Gold Chains & Sue Cie (5/7).

New from Jam: Mark Olson & Gary Louris of the Jayhawks ("together again" at Park West, 3/12), Bob Weir & Ratdog (Vic, 4/1), Erasure (Chicago Theatre, 4/29).

New at Metro: Secret Machines w/ Moving Units and Autolux (2/4), Rise Against w/ Tsunami Bomb (2/20), the Decemberists w/ Okkervil River (4/7).

New at Open End Gallery: Breaker! Breaker! (of Chicago's Velocirecords, 2/19).