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Weekend played Schubas during TNK2014 (pics, video), playing the Empty Bottle in April

Shoegaze-y post-punk trio Weekend toured through Chicago last week to headline a Tomorrow Never Knows 2014 performance at Schubas on Friday night (1/17)...

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Third Man Records’ Rolling Record Store coming to Wicker Park this weekend

Third Man Rolling Record Store in Wicker Park, August '12 (more by Milos Markicevic)

Much like they did during Lollapalooza 2012, the Third Man Rolling Record Store will be parked outside of Reckless Records in Wicker Park this weekend...

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The Breeders, Perfume Genius, Chance the Rapper, Metz & more to play Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 (tix on sale today)

The 2013 Pygmalion Music Festival is slated to take place from September 26-28 at various venues throughout Champaign-Urbana, IL. Their initial lineup features The Breeders, Youth Lagoon, Major Lazer, Chance the Rapper, Foxygen, Daughter, Perfume Genius, Metz, On An On, Nat Baldwin, and many more, with a second artist announcement due in June...

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‘FELA!’ is going on tour, coming to the Arie Crown Theater

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FELA!, the musical, is going on an extensive US tour this year with multiple performances in each city it visits. That tour will begin later this month in Washington, D...

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Femi Kuti & The Positive Force going on tour, playing Metro

Femi Kuti & The Positive Force @ Moody Theater in 2011 (AUS) (more by Tim Griffin)

As seen on BrooklynVegan, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force are going on a US tour in 2013...

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Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang played the Chicago Cultural Center (pics, video)

Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang closed out the official events of the Chicago World Music Festival 2012 with their performance at Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center on Thursday night (9/27)...

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Tinariwen going on tour, playing two shows at Old Town School of Folk Music

Tinariwen @ Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Tim Griffin)

Malian group Tinariwen are set to head stateside for a brief tour in October. That tour kicks off in Portland, ME on October 12 and will arrive in Chicago on October 28 for two shows at the Old Town School of Folk Music...

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Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang playing Celebrate Clark Street & the Empty Bottle

DOWNLOAD: Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang - "Feba" (MP3)

Sierra Leonean singer Janka Nabay and his Bubu Gang are set to release their new LP, En Yay Sah, on August 7 via Luaka Bop...

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Amadou & Mariam released a guest-filled LP, playing Lollapalooza

DOWNLOAD: Amadou & Mariam - "Dougou Badia" (feat. Santigold) (MP3)

Malian duo Amadou & Mariam released their new album, Folila, last month via Nonesuch in the US...

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FELA! The Musical is coming to the Oriental Theatre; Fela Band performing @ Lincoln Hall

FELA!, the musical based on the life of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti is coming to Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a two-and-a-half week run starting on March 27th...

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