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Published: Thursday, April 5, 2012
Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012 17:08
1. The Revival Tour at Bottom Lounge, 4/9
This is the 5th anniversary of this tour. The lineup for Chicago features folk artist Chuck Ragan, Chicago native Dan Andriano of Alkaline Trio and The Emergency Room, singer/songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff, and Cory Branan in acoustic form with Jon Gaunt on the fiddle and Joe Ginsberg on upright bass. Go to www.bottomlounge.com for more.
2. Sh*t Show Open Mic at The Shambles, 4/9
Two local female comics, Ever Mainard and Rasa Gierstikas, host short sets by upcoming comedic talents. Go to www.shambleschicago.com for more.
3. College Pharm Night at Studio BE, 4/5
DePaul’s own renowned improve group, Cosby Sweaters, plus a group from Columbia host this rotating lineup of college comedy ensembles. Go to www.whatisph.com for more.
4. Wild Flag at the Metro, 4/5
Their self-titled debut album was widely regarded as one of, if not the, best album of 2011. This all-female garage rock group, which features members of Sleater Kinney, take the Metro stage tonight. Go to www.metrochicago.com for more.
5. First Friday at Lillstreet Art Center, 4/6
The first Friday of every month, the Lillstreet Art Center features live music, studio artists’ works, food and more. Go to www.lillstreet.com for more.
6. White Rabbits at the Metro, 4/8
This 6-piece indie rock group from Brooklyn comes to the Metro for this 18+ show. Go to www.metrochicago.com for more.
7. Improvised Shakespeare at iO, 4/6
Old English and other Shakespearean themes are reimagined for comedy in this improv show at the legendary iO Theater. Go to www.chicago.ioimprov.com for more.