[Editor's Note: In this new column, award-winning music critic/goofball (and hip-hop coloring book purveyor) Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes because your socks are about to be blown off.] On Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-gi ... More >>
Deadmau5 at Home Nightclub, September 2008. Photo by Vikram Singh.As of today, HOME Nightclub is closed, according to a statement released this morning. The reason given was the club's inability "to sustain profitability." (Full release after the jump.) Since opening in December 2007, the ven ... More >>
The annual Gathering of the Juggalos took place last weekend in Hardin County, Illinois, roughly three hours southeast of St. Louis. Like past years, the camaraderie-fostering event features a performance from Insane Clown Posse and its associated musical acts, as well as appearances by other artist ... More >>
Friday, December 4 *The Swell Season/Rachael Yamagata, The Pageant *Naughty By Nature/Kid Capri, The Ambassador *The Hipnecks/Cropdusters, The Gramophone *Pieta Brown/Caleb Travers, Off Broadway (early, 7:30 p.m.) *Crosby, Loggins & Nash Tour: Jay Nash, Crosby Loggins, Caitlin Crosby, Off Broadway ( ... More >>
The Swell Season Where: The Pageant When: Tonight, December 4 With: Rachael Yamagata Sounds Like: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova -- the Once co-stars who were in love and now aren't -- articulate the intangible facets of love, romance and heartbreak via gentle, achingly beautiful folk-rock. ... More >>
marqueemag.com/tag/ghostland-observatory/Few indie bands are as divisive as Ghostland Observatory. For every fan and critic who fawns over its catchy dance punk grooves, there are others who decry tthe band as "robot rock for the flyover states" or, as Pitchfork infamously panned "Daft Punk for f ... More >>
What a weekend. If you stayed inside constantly checking istwitterdown.com, here's what you missed. The What Cheer? Brigade on the City Museum roof On Friday night, the What Cheer? Brigade, a traveling 19-piece, punk brass band, took to the roof of the City Museum for a show, before heading to Chic ... More >>
Friday, August 7 *The Breeders/Times New Viking, Blueberry Hill's Duck Room *Wussy/The Fervor/A BIt Shifty, Off Broadway *Dredg/RX Bandits/As Tall As Lions, Pop's *Ernie Isley and the Jam Band, Alton/Argosy Casino *Wussy, Vintage Vinyl (5 p.m.) *Carney/Leon Lamont, Halo Bar *Jake's Leg, Cicero's *Te ... More >>
This weekend, before you admit defeat to To Catch a Predator reruns, check out these suggestions for having fun on a budget. At least, for two glorious days, you won't have Bossy Bosserson sending you e-mails about the broken copier (because we know how it really broke) or your mother, bless her hea ... More >>
Firebird *All Leather, Saturday August 22 *The Incurables, Saturday, August 22 (late show) *Ready the Destroyer/Sink the Bismark, Monday, August 24 *Pretty Little Empire/Theodore/Paper Dolls, Tuesday, August 25 *Hurts to Laugh, Friday, August 28 *Titus Andronicus, Tuesday, September 8 *These United ... More >>
HIP HOP HOORAY!HO!HEY!HO!That's my response to the news that old-school hip-hop act Naughty By Nature is playing at Home Nightclub on Friday, August 7. It's one of the few acts to receive the honor of having two songs as '90s Hip-Hop Jams of the Week: "O.P.P." and "Hip-Hop Hooray."
7 p.m. Monday, January 7. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
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