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EDM banned from the Congress Theater in perpetuity as part of a new plan of operation for the venue

interior of the Congress Theater (more by Chase Turner)

As part of a new plan of operation for the embattled Congress Theater, DNAinfo points out that one of its stipulations is an official ban on EDM for the venue...

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Danzig cancels Congress Theater performance; added to Riot Fest Chicago

Danzig @ Bonnaroo 2012 (more by Dana (Distortion) Yavin)

As discussed, Danzig's 25th anniversary tour was slated to roll into Chicago for a show at The Congress Theater on August 16...

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new Bucktown-Logan Sqaure venue Concord Music Hall opening next week

Local independent promotors Riot Fest, React Presents, and Silver Wrapper have joined forces for a new venture -- Concord Music Hall. The Concord, located at 2047 N...

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Gogol Bordello releasing new LP, playing Congress Theater in August

Gogol Bordello @ New Jersey's Wellmont Theater in 2012 (more by Chris La Putt)

Gogol Bordello are slated to release their seventh studio album, Pura Vida Conspiracy, on July 23 via ATO Records/Casa Gogol...

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Danzig playing the Congress Theater on 25th anniversary tour (dates)

Danzig, who is currently on tour throughout Europe, is beginning to reveal some North American dates in celebration of the 25th anniversary of his debut, self-titled album...

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Bad Religion streaming new LP, playing the Congress on tour with Against Me! (dates, stream)

Bad Religion @ NYC's Irving Plaza, 2010 (more by Keith Marlowe)

Bad Religion are set to welcome their 16th album, True North, on January 22 via Epitaph, but you don't have to wait until the 22nd to hear it...

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A guide to New Year’s Eve shows and parties in Chicago

We've been talking New Year's Eve for quite some time, and since the world didn't end last week, all the great shows and parties we told you about are still happening...

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Congress Theater defaults on hefty bank loan

interior of the Congress during a recent Matt & Kim show (more by Chase Turner)

As troubles for the Congress Theater and owner Erineo "Eddie" Carranza continue, Jim DeRogatis reports that PNC Bank, the bank that holds the Congress' mortgage, have filed a lawsuit with U...

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Crystal Castles played the Congress (pics); streaming new LP (listen here)

On Friday (11/2) Crystal Castles brought their tour with Kontravoid through Chicago for a performance at the Congress Theater. Chicago's Shuteye opened the show with a DJ set, and we've got more pictures of all three acts below...

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Russian Circles and Between the Buried and Me playing the Congress Theater with Coheed & Cambria

Russian Circles @ Lincoln Hall in August (more by Zach Pollack)

Chicago's own Russian Circles are slated to head out on a North American tour supporting Coheed & Cambria and Between the Buried and Me in February...

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