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Dunn Dunn Fest Returns Next Week!

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since the last installment of Chicago’s finest multi-venue music festival, Dunn Dunn Fest. The yearly smorgasbord of great music is provided by Harmonica Dunn founder Donnie Biggins. 259 more words


Steve 'n' Seagulls - Beat Kitchen - February 6, 2017

Show Type – Jukely

For Openers – Coyote Riot (kai-oat)

In plaid instead of rhinestone and living in South
-Frank Turner

You’ve gotta love a band with pedal steel guitar and a fiddle player in a trucker had and Cannibal Corpse t-shirt!  429 more words


Massive Energy from Kitten

It’s pretty amazing to see such a tiny performer take the stage with such force and energy, and right in the middle of the week. If a Wednesday night show might be sticking point for general audiences, it must act as some sort of filter, keeping out the less serious and undermotivated of fans. 763 more words



In support of their very recent release, Double Vanity, BRONCHO stopped by for not one, but two Chicago performances this past weekend.  The band played Wicker Park Green Festival Saturday evening, but I checked out their set the previous night at Beat Kitchen. 65 more words

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Fruit Bats @ Beat Kitchen 6/2

Chicago’s Eric D. Johnson is coming to Beat Kitchen as Fruit Bats to promote his 6th studio album, Absolute Loser. Having taken some time off, this is his first release as Fruit Bats since 2011.   43 more words

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Mother's Day is for Music: Alberta Cross

Swede Petter Ericson Stakee and his Brooklynite pals closed out Mother’s Day Weekend with some feel-good jams last Sunday night at Schubas. 113 more words

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