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Explosions in the Sky at Empty Bottle
photo by James Richards IV
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a metalhead’s review of Explosions in the Sky at Empty Bottle (and pics)

People would mention Explosions in the Sky using colorful terms, but I'd never give them a second consideration. I'd say, "Oh yeah, that band, they're alright." It was an all-around meh feeling, yet so many others claimed to be floored and blown away. Turns out, I'm sucker for being floored and blown away, and someone important to me once gave me the advice: if you don't fucking know, go fucking find out.

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Lily & The Horn Horse @ Empty Bottle
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Deerhoof played Empty Bottle w/ Sad13 & Lily and Horn Horse (pics, review)

The show was part of Empty Bottle's 25th anniversary celebrations.

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Red Bull throwing 30 Days In Chicago (Young Thug, Migos, Mitski & much more)

In addition to announcing 3 Days In Philly and a Montreal edition of Red Bull Music Academy this week, Red Bull Sound Select revealed that they're moving the annual '30 Days In LA' to Chicago...

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Black Lips, The Spits, Meat Wave & Muuy Biien chilled at Empty Bottle’s ‘Music Frozen Dancing’ (pics)

Not so frozen, but Empty Bottle's third-annual winter block party featured lots of music and dancing.

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Protomartyr, Perfect Pussy, Oozing Wound & NE-Hi played OUTSIDE Empty Bottle (pics)

It was a cold day at the end of February but that didn't stop music fans from bundling up and coming out in force for the Empty Bottle's MUSIC FROZEN DANCING...

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Perfect Pussy, Protomartyr & more playing the Empty Bottle’s ‘Music Frozen Dancing’ 2015

The Empty Bottle's free winter block party, Music Frozen Dancing, returns for a 2015 edition on February 28, this time with Perfect Pussy, Protomartyr, and Chicago staples Oozing Wound and NE-HI...

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Ultimate Painting, Levitation Chicago, Ice Balloons & more tix

Tickets to see Ultimate Painting at the Empty Bottle are on sale now.

Two-day passes for Levitation Chicago at Thalia Hall are on sale now...

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Torres releasing new LP ‘Sprinter,’ playing the Empty Bottle on spring tour (dates, song streams)

Torres has announced that she'll be embarking on a spring North American tour in support of her second album, Sprinter, which is due out on May 5 via her new label home of Partisan Records...

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JEFF the Brotherhood released ‘Dig the Classics,’ playing the Empty Bottle on New Year’s Eve (EP stream)

JEFF the Brotherhood @ Do Division 2013 (more by Kirstie Shanley)

JEFF the Brotherhood welcomed their new covers EP, aptly titled Dig the Classics, last week via their own Infinity Cat label/Warner Brothers...

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Damien Rice, Syl Johnson, Angel Olsen, Bob Mould +more tix

Tickets to see Damien Rice at the Athenaeum Theatre go on sale today (9/19) at 10AM CST.

Tickets to see The Atlas Moth at Beat Kitchen are on sale now...

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