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February 4, 2018 - metal shoes



We’re already a month into 2018, so it looks like it’s time to start formulation for arriving low-pitched excursions. There are already utterly a few shows entrance to a surrounding area, with adequate accumulation to keep all song fans happy.

First of all, usually adult a highway in Bloomington during The Castle Theatre, deviant despondency masters Here Come a Mummies are bringing their in-your-face, uncomfortable-eye-contact, superfreak uncover on Feb 9, with special support from Champaign-Urbana’s possess Sun Stereo. If we know anything about possibly of those groups, we know that’s going to be a night when you’ll wish to move your dancing shoes. Tickets can be found here: https://www.thecastletheatre.com/event/1587195-here-come-mummies-bloomin…

If you’re one of a steel fans out there, Metro Smart Bar in Chicago will be presenting a Decibel Magazine Tour On Feb 23; a night will underline Enslaved, Wolves in a Throne Room, superstar Khemmis, and Danish artist Amalie Bruun, improved famous by her theatre name Myrkur. It promises to be a top-notch night of epic savagery and fragile shredding. Check out tickets here: http://myrkur.ticketschicago.org/

Back in Chicago, Mar 18 and 19, during a Metro, is a really special guest from a neighbor adult north: Canadian brain-melting instrumental post-rock pioneers Godspeed You! Black Emperor will play dual harmful nights of their stretched-out, tumultuous, and eventually pleasing compositions. Having enraptured fans for roughly 30 years, they are a force to be reckoned with. Get yourself some tickets here: https://www.songkick.com/artists/182957-godspeed-you-black-emperor/calendar

If those seem a small out of your way, have no fear! Right here in town, on Apr 12, a possess Canopy Club will have a special night of electro-jam heaven: Papadosio, with support from a mythological Bluetech. Expect crisp, purify guitars, unconditional keys, musty drums and bass, and colourful electronic mysticism. Tickets can be purchased during a Canopy’s website: http://canopyclub.com/events/papadosio-3/

Now we conduct behind to Chicago. On Apr 19 and 20, Texas-born Khruangbin will be bringing their psychedelic, Thai-influenced chill-out sound to a glorious Lincoln Hall. Having usually expelled their second LP (Con Todo El Mundo) Khruangbin has been building steam all over a world, from desired late-night spots during vital festivals to furloughed from a UK, US, and beyond. This is not a uncover to miss. Apr 20, a Friday night show, is sole out, though we can still squeeze tickets for Thursday, Apr 19 here: http://www.lh-st.com/Shows/04-19-2018+Khruangbin

The happy month of May of march brings Summer Camp Music Festival, a annual entertainment in Chillicothe during Three Sisters Park. The 2018 iteration of a festival facilities three-day headliners moe. and Umphrey’s McGee, as good as dual sets of Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh and a Terrapin Family Band, producers Diplo and Tipper, fan favorites STS9 and Greensky Bluegrass, Beats Antique, Leftover Salmon, Organ Freeman, Lettuce, Spafford, Mungion, and more. Many some-more artists are to come; keep adult with announcements and squeeze tickets/sign adult to proffer during a festival website: http://summercampfestival.com/

June brings some implausible shows a approach as well. First of all, a mythological David Byrne will be behaving in Chicago and Indianapolis (info supposing here: http://davidbyrne.com/). The Talking Heads designer is famous for well-developed live performances and some of a many cutting-edge song of a past few decades. His new theatre setup is ostensible to be unreal, and he is a bucket list performer if I’ve ever seen one.

Also in June, a strong King Gizzard a Lizard Wizard will be returning to Chicago, this time to a Riviera, on Jun 10 (tickets accessible here: https://www.rivieratheatre.com/event/1625458-king-gizzard-lizard-wizard-…). Their live uncover is bonkers, and carrying expelled 5 albums final year, who knows what element they’ll be behaving by June? Definitely a uncover you’ll wish to see if you’re looking for something outward a box.

Speaking of left-field performances, Primus and Mastodon are teaming adult for a run of shows (with support from JJUUJJUU, low-pitched brainchild of Desert Daze festival owner Phil Pirrone). A pummeling double-team performance, they will be creation stops in Chicago and Indianapolis as well. Details accessible here: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/primus-mastodon-plot-us-summer-t….

It’s usually February, and already torpedo shows are starting to fill adult a schedules for song fans everywhere. we wish we see we out there on a road, and as always, happy listening!

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