Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Blue Krampusnacht

Nov
29

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The Blue Ribbon Glee Club’s monthly first Monday residency at Cafe Mustache falls on December 5, Krampusnacht 2016. It is the night that the Yuletide demon Krampus gathers up the bad kids in his basket and takes them away to …

Carnivale Delirium Spookshow Spectacular

Oct
18

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Join us this October 18, 2016, at the Double Door, Chicago for a thrilling night of performance, freak & creep show, and Chicago’s premiere electoro swing dance party hosted by ROUGE! It’s the Spookshow Spectacular 2016, Brought to you by …

Dear Midnight of Love

Oct
11

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Beneath the corrupt exterior of alderman “Bathhouse John” Coughlin beat the heart of a poet. On October 8, 1900, his sentimental ballad Dear Midnight of Love debuted at the Chicago Opera House, sung by thirteen-year-old May “The Silver-Tongued Nightingale” de …

Lockport’s Great Midwestern Ballyhoo

Sep
20

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Lockport’s Great Midwestern Ballyhoo, their Summer Art Series, wraps up their third annual Steampunk Weekend on September 24th and 25th, 2016. There will be a music fest, high tea, popup shopping and a scavenger hunt.

The music fest features …

The Hands of Orlac: Live Score!

Jul
05

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My dream of scoring a film has come true! The White City Rippers will provide musical accompaniment to The Hands of Orlac at Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.) on Wednesday July 13, 2016, 8:30-1030 pm. We have been scheduled …

The Art of Villainy

Jun
28

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V Is For Villains are issuing a two-pronged assault. The new Murder in the Art will be coming out as an album and as a book. Mr. Agitator (aka Nick Santiago) answered a few questions for us.

Bands work as

Classical Revolution in Chicago

May
25

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The Classical Revolution will not be held in concert halls, but the gathering places of the people!

Rhetoric aside, Classical Revolution Chicago provides a chance for performers to break down the fourth wall and play chamber music in non-traditional, casual …

Electric Moulin Mansion Steampunk Ball

May
24

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Visit the age of innovation at the Electric Moulin Mansion steampunk ball on May 27, 2016! It promises to be an evening of music, art and immersive entertainment.

 

The event will be held in Logan Square’s Stan Mansion at 2408 …

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing US Tour

May
02

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It’s going to be a steampunk musical invasion at Reggie’s on Monday, May 9, 2016! UK’s The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Frenchy and the Punk, and the Nathaniel Johnstone Band bring their tour to Chicago.

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Zapoppin’s Songs of Land and Waterways

Apr
15

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Zapoppin’ pulled a conceptual April Fools’ joke when they released St Kreun: Songs of Land and Waterways on the first day of the month. The harmonium and banjo that lead the tales of rural life near the crumbling Kreun dam …