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Briar Rabbit at Schubas – 9/5

The Rabbit returns! Schubas will host the musician as he heads back to Chicago from his adventures out East. Celebrating the release of "So Long" and an upcoming album, Phillip-Michael Scales of Briar Rabbit wi...
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Exit Ghost at The Hideout – 8/30

Bringing new feeling and music to the term "indie rock", Chicago's own Exit Ghost is a sight and sound to behold. They combine great music with great lyrics in a way that is a rarity with most indie pop music t...
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Youth in Youth by Annabel

Annabel is a four-piece emo outfit from Kent, Ohio. I was first introduced to them at WMCFest 2011 and purchased Each and Everyone as their set ended. It was too good not to bring it back to Illinois. Their ...