RECORD RELEASE - Chop Shop, Chicago, IL
Jun
8
9:00 PM21:00

RECORD RELEASE - Chop Shop, Chicago, IL

Chicago's post-punk blues-infused duo Drilling for Blasting are releasing their much-anticipated first full length record since starting almost six years ago. A joint release by Underground Communique Records (Chicago) and Let's Pretend Records (Bloomington, Indiana), the Electrical Audio-recorded "Fingers Are The Best Eyes" contains ten tracks, and features art by Ian Floetl. To kick off the vinyl release, Drilling for Blasting will be joined by scene veterans Chicken Happen, The Brokedowns, and WIG - an eclectic mix of true Chicago underground / indy / punk / post-punk talent - in a truly unique show experience. The show's format features all four bands set up with four sound systems. Each band will play a song in turn, with the audience ”in the round”, providing two hours of continuous music - a FOUR WAY SHOW - the likes of which Chicago showgoers have never experienced before. Join them on Saturday, June 8th at the Chop Shop, 2033 W North Avenue, Chicago (9pm, 18 & over, $10 advance, $12 at the door) for this unique and insane event.

Show & Tickets

https://www.facebook.com/events/262332744647634/
https://www.chopshopchi.com/event/1851405/

The Brokedowns
https://thebrokedowns.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/thebrokedowns/

WIG
https://wigchicago.bandcamp.com/

Chicken Happen
https://chickenhappen.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ChickenHappen/

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Catapult Records & Toys, Crystal Lake, IL
Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

Catapult Records & Toys, Crystal Lake, IL

The Last Hurrah Featuring The Brokedowns, Drilling For Blasting, Lever, Bosley Jr., Avantist. It appears Catapult is closing its doors after a good run, and this will be D for B’s 3rd, and last, time playing there! Come out and help make this a great send-off.

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Ian's Party 2019
Jan
4
to Jan 6

Ian's Party 2019

We’re playing Ian’s Party this year, exact day & venue TBA.

“WHAT IS IAN'S PARTY?:

Ian's Party is an annual music festival that preemptively celebrates the yearly accomplishments of Ian, spiritual leader, shit talker, and all around party dude. 3 days of 50+ bands, rappers, comedians, drag queens and pranksters to party with. At all the cool venues at six corners, Wicker Park. Ya dummy.”

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Ians Party 2018 - Chop Shop, Chicago, IL
Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Ians Party 2018 - Chop Shop, Chicago, IL

We are proud to be party of this year's Ian's Party. Check out the deets...

Tickets at iansparty.com

IAN'S PARTY 2018 features 69 amazing performances by some of the best and brightest party people and weirdos in Chicago's punk, hip-hop, indie, hardcore, math, experimental, and geek scenes. Some sick touring bands too! Come party! Here's where/when everyone plays:
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🐲FRIDAY🐭1/5/2018 🐲SUBT UPSTAIRS🐭
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🐭11:29 🐭 NOBUNNY 🐭
🐲10:38 🐲ABSOLUTELY NOT🐲
🐭 9:56 🐭 GANSER 🐭
🐲 9:09 🐲 JOVAN LANDRY🐲
🐭 8:31 🐭DEHD 🐭
🐲 7:49 🐲 ANTHONY FREEMONT'S GARDEN SOLUTIONS🐲
🐭 7:11 🐭 WÜLFPAC 🐭

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🐨 FRIDAY🐻1/5/2018 🐨SUBT DOWNSTAIRS 🐻
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🐻12:12 🐻 LONGFACE 🐻
🐨11:31 🐨 BAD HISTORY MONTH 🐨
🐻10:44 🐻 IMELDA MARCOS 🐻
🐨10:02 🐨 SOL PATCHES 🐨
🐻 9:18 🐻 WOOD CHICKENS 🐻
🐨 8:41 🐨 CADO 🐨
🐻 8:02 🐻 SPEED BABES 🐻
🐨 7:20 🐨 SHERPA 🐨
🐻 6:43 🐻 YOUNG MARSHALL 🐻

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🐹FRIDAY🐸1/5/2018 🐹 CHOP SHOP🐸
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🐸12:28 🐸 THE BROKEDOWNS 🐸
🐹11:49 🐹 ONO 🐹
🐸 11:11 🐸 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 🐸
🐹10:27 🐹 MYKELE DEVILLE 🐹
🐸 9:49 🐸 BONG MOUNTAIN 🐸
🐹 9:14 🐹 SOPHAGUS 🐹
🐸 8:43 🐸 C.H.E.W. 🐸
🐹 8:05 🐹 DRILLING FOR BLASTING 🐹
🐸 7:30 🐸 DROIDS BLOOD 🐸
🐹 6:56 🐹 F.Y.I 🐹
🐸 6:22 🐸 FANCY FEAST

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🐯 SATURDAY 1/6/2018 🐯 SUBT UPSTAIRS🦄
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🦄12:28 🦄THE CELL PHONES 🦄
🐯11:44 🐯 CELINE NEON 🐯
🦄11:00 🦄 RAD PAYOFF 🦄
🐯10:19 🐯 BUILDINGS 🐯
🦄9:41 🦄 LIFESTYLES 🦄
🐯9:03 🐯 RIBBONHEAD 🐯
🦄 8:22 🦄 DEN 🦄
🐯 7:39 🐯 BEASTII 🐯
🦄 7:01 NAKED, RIDING A LION MADE OF FIRE 🦄

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🐷 SATURDAY🐼1/6/2018🐷SUBT DOWNSTAIRS🐼
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🐼12:17 🐼SPACE BLOOD 🐼
🐷11:32 🐷 SALVATION 🐷
🐼10:45 🐼BLOOM 🐼
🐷10:00 🐷PERSPECTIVE, A LOVELY HAND TO HOLD🐷
🐼 9:21 🐼OPTIONS 🐼
🐷 8:38 🐷THE MOST 🐷
🐼 8:02 🐼 BIG JOY 🐼
🐷7:19 🐷GRAMMAW 🐷
🐼 6:40 🐼OSCAR BAIT 🐼

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🐺12:28 🐺 SINCERE ENGINEER 🐺
🐶11:50 🐶 CANADIAN RIFLE 🐶
🐺11:11 🐺 MOTHER NATURE 🐺
🐶10:32 🐶 TWO HOUSES 🐶
🐺 9:49 🐺 BEACH BUNNY 🐺
🐶 9:17 🐶 LUNG 🐶
🐺 8:43 🐺 AVANTIST 🐺
🐶 8:05 🐶 SO PRETTY 🐶
🐺7:29 🐺 POST CHILD 🐺
🐶 6:55 🐶 SONNY FALLS 🐶
🐺 6:20 🐺 BAD SONS 🐺

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🐴SUNDAY 🐮1/7/2018 🐴 SUBT UPSTAIRS 🐮
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🐮10:49 🐮 MEAT WAVE 🐮
🐴10:05 🐴 RICH JONES 🐴
🐮 9:21 🐮 LIL TITS 🐮
🐴 8:42 🐴 MONTROSE MAN 🐴
🐮 8:00 🐮 SADIE AND THE STARK 🐮
🐴 7:18 🐴 DESERT LIMINAL 🐴
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🙀 SUNDAY🐰1/7/2018 🙀SUBT DOWNSTAIRS 🐰
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🐰10:15 🐰 NO MEN 🐰
🙀 9:28 🙀 GRIMMS & BLACKNIGHT 🙀
🐰 8:51 🐰 DROOL 🐰
🙀 8:12 🙀 CHICKEN HAPPEN 🙀
🐰 7:30 🐰 POPLIFE 🐰
🙀 6:49 🙀 LEH CAR 🙀 
🐰 6:14 🐰 PUSSY FOOT 🐰

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come party and be nice to people

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Nacho Treehouse, Union, IL
Jun
24
7:00 PM19:00

Nacho Treehouse, Union, IL

We're gonna have the best time yet, a summer that we will never forget, way down in Malibu there will be so much to do, this we can forecast it'll be a beach blast.

This is the second to last Nacho Treehouse show
5 bands, 3 comics

Comedy by:
Matt Walter
Stevie Lamborghini

Jerry Fels (PA)
Kill Vargas (KS)
Lower Automation
Drilling for Blasting
Bosley Mongo

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May
6
8:00 PM20:00

Firehouse, Grand Rapids MI

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/994689693943544/

Bands will start at 8:30 sharp- no punk time!

Bad Mechanics (CHI): Lo-fi scatter-brain punk two piece from CHICAGO made up of former mbrs of GALACTIC CANNIBAL and HEWHOCORRUPTS. Think DEVO, NO MEANS NO, and THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS. Less people, less problems. Older yet dumber. Smarter once dumber. https://badmechanics.bandcamp.com/releases

Drilling for Blasting (CHI): https://drillingforblasting.bandcamp.com/album/how-to-play-guitar

Monkey Robot War (GR): Grand Rapids favorite darling' https://monkeyrobotwar.bandcamp.com/

 

Crooked Heart (GR): http://crookedheart.bandcamp.com/

Message admin for address. Don't park at the liquor store. $5 NOT BYOB.

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