I've got a whole city to hold down

August 09, 2005


New at Metro: Stellastarr* (9/13), Estrojam presents Brazilian Girls et al (9/24), MIA (9/28)

Schubas: Feist (9/7-8), Dressy Bessy (9/13), Heavenly States (9/28), Earlimart (10/2), John Vanderslice (10/8), Raul Malo (10/22)

Sonotheque: DJs Aesop Rock and John Darnielle of Mountain Goats (8/12)

Update: The 8/11 Marc Cohn/Suzanne Vega show at Navy Pier has been postponed due to (and how often will I get a chance to write this?) the headliner being shot in the head during a botched carjacking yesterday.

New from Jam: Indigo Girls (Park West, 9/18-20), Beck (Riviera, 9/20-21), Doves (Riviera, 9/27), Antony & the Johnsons (Park West, 10/4), David Gray (Chicago Theatre, 10/12), Death Cab for Cutie (Riviera, 10/12), James McMurtry (Martyrs, 10/14-15), Thrice (Riviera, 10/21), Henry Rollins (spoken word, Vic, 11/2)