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Bob Mothersbaugh, Bob Casale, Gerald Casale and Mark Allen Mothersbaugh of Devo (John Shearer/Getty Images)

Devo Announced As Support Act For Arcade Fire’s United Center Shows

We’ve been talking about the two XRT shows with Arcade Fire at United Center on August 26 and 27 for quite a while, but we haven’t said much about the support acts until now because, […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 120: Phish, Dum Dum Girls, Shoes

Yeah, the Pitchfork Music Festival is a major event and is happening this weekend, but the tickets are pretty much gone so we’re going to be focusing on other stuff, LIKE….  Not one, not two, […]


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The Budos Band Brings The Party To Metro (Concertgoers Blog)

If those of us at Metro on saturday night didn’t know about the storms going on outside, it’s simply because we were having too much fun with The Budos Band to care. The eight-piece instrumental […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 119: West Fest, Taste of Chicago, Jon Langford

You want festivals?  We have a few of those here in Chicago and two of ‘em make the list this weekend.  Oh, and there’s always time for Mr. Jon Langford at one of our favorite […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 118: American Music Festival, Fireworks, Delta Rae, and More Fireworks

4th of July weekend, kids!  What does that mean?  It means that a lot of people head out of town, but for those of us that don’t have a cabin to retreat to, there’s plenty […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 116: Bike to Work Rally, Wicker Park’s Green Music Fest, Strand of Oaks

We’re officially at the time of the year where there’s more stuff to do than one person can possibly get to.  It’s how we do the summertime in Chicago…  This weekend you can celebrate the […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol 115: Chicago Blues Festival, Old Town Art Fair, Low

It’s that time of year.  Festival season.  Street fests, fests in Grant Park, art fairs, book fairs, vintage/antique markets, etc.  We have a bunch of that for you this weekend along with a good ol’ […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 114: Steve Earle/Shawn Colvin, Ribfest Chicago, Heisenberg Uncertainty Players

The street fests are back in full force.  Do Division last week, Ribfest this week.  Yes, music, beer, ribs.  Repeat that for three days…  Also, the Hardcore Troubadour takes the stage at Thalia Hall and […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 113: Do Division, JD McPherson, St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Well, it’s now here.  The summertime street festival season.  After months of listening to our fellow Chicagoans bitch about the cold, we can now listen to people complain about the oppressive heat and violent thunderstorms…  […]



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