Word play and slam poetry took the big stage Nov. 16 at Chicago House of Blues (329 N. Dearborn St.) during the Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers show on the Fall of Hobo Johnson Tour. …

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Despite the cold weather, indie punk band Lettering packed the downstairs room of Subterranean (2011 W. North Ave.) Nov. 15, keeping everyone warm with a speedrun of their discography. The venue was packed to the …

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Punk rock band Bayside, following the release of its highly anticipated album “Interrobang” performed for a crowd of enthusiastic fans at its sold out show at the Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) Nov. 7. …

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A crowded room, rowdy energy and a surprisingly sporadic mosh pit all plagued the Constellation Room (3111 N. Western Ave.) as black midi took the stage Nov. 6. The southern rapper Fat Tony opened the …

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Not to be dramatic, but I wouldn’t be the person I am today without My Chemical Romance (MCR). Okay, that’s pretty dramatic but so is MCR. The iconic emo group wore its heart on its …

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The lights were low but anticipation was high as indie pop group COIN took the stage at The Vic Theatre (3145 N Sheffield Ave.) Nov. 1. Alternative pop project Dayglow opened for the band, strutting …

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The experimental rock band Swans is one that has always tried to change its sound to stay unique. “leaving meaning.,” released Oct. 25, keeps this trend up in the best possible way. The prerelease single …