Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

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 …

Carnivale Delirium Returns

Apr
05

Carnivale Delirium

Carnivale Delirium returns with The Midnight Cabaret. The vaudevillian extravaganza runs from 11pm to 3am on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Reggie’s 2105 S State St, Chicago, IL.

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$35 – Once …

Eli August’s Honey

Mar
15

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Eli August, the troubadour of trouble and woe, and the Abandoned Buildings released the video for “Honey.”

 

The cast of mourners was directed by The Nerdy Duo. The single paves the way for the upcoming Is This

Not Your Typical Comedians

Oct
13

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Of course I went for the pre-order deluxe edition of Not Your Typical Victorians, the new album from The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing. It wasn’t the super deluxe version with gin or chocolate. It …

A Weekend to Remember!

Jul
28

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The dance card for the weekend segueing July into August 2015 is booking up quickly! Just look at the itinerary of things to do.

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Thursday July 30: Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings play Martyr’s with Spears & Gears and …

Hail Satan!

Jun
16

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Charles Baudelaire published his decadent collection of poems Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers of Evil) on June 25, 1857. It examined Tableaux parisiens (Parisian Scenes) with an eye on the modern and Les Litanies de Satan with an exhortation …

This Way to the Egress’ Great Balancing Act

Jun
09

Balancing Act

This Way to the Egress’ Great Balancing Act depicts a figure straddling two chairs, perched atop a globe. While the image suggests a geopolitical struggle, the group’s act balances being a dance band and swingin’ musicians.

This is a band …

Crowdfunder Roundup

Jun
02

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East, west and across the blue Atlantic, opportunities are available to become a patron of the musical arts. Eli August, Unwoman and Victor Sierra are running crowdfunding campaigns. The Americans have taken to Patreon.com for support and the Europeans seek …

The Iron and Jazz Age Is Upon Us

May
26

Iron and Jazz

Vourteque spins electro swing at Rouge on the third Wednesdays of the month and dark country at Dead Roots at Delilah’s on the second Wednesdays of the month. His debut full-length album The Iron and Jazz Age showcases his affinity …