Win Tickets to See The New Pornographers During Friday's HomestretchWinning tickets to a super hot show like this one wouldn't be a bad way to end a gloomy week, right?
VIDEO: Sinead O'Connor, Ava Cherry & Sons Of The Silent Age Honor David Bowie At MetroThis past Friday night at Metro was an evening of celebration. Outside of Sons Of The Silent Age paying tribute to David Bowie with Station to Station performed in its entirety, the event marked a celebration for Metro owner Joe Shanahan as he has overcome tongue cancer.
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Len & Lin: Almost Time for Hot Stove Cool Music [Listen]The Cubs were all set up to go undefeated the rest of the season until A.J. Burnett decided to put the kibosh on those plans. He's having quite a year thusfar. You know who else is having quite a good year? Cubs President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein. He's a part of Hot Stove Cool Music, which benefits his Foundation To Be Named Later. Tickets go on sale this Friday at www.metrochicago.com & www.ftbnl.org. The past few years' shows have been excellent, with many surprise guests (such as Cheap Trick last year) popping by to perform. This year's known performers will be Matt Spiegel of sister station WSCR's midday show and XRT Opening Day house band Tributosaurus, Jimmy Chamberlain (former Smashing Pumpkins drummer who also performed at this year's Opening Night broadcast), Len Kasper, Jason Narducy and members of Wilco and Blake Babies. Oh, and Lin will be there, too. Why, you ask? Because he's EVERYWHERE!
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The Budos Band Brings The Party To Metro (Concertgoers Blog)