distractions-distortions-2014

Distractions Distortions is slated to return for its 2014 edition at Multikulti on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12. The festival features over 30-bands, including The Runnies, Bring Your Ray Gun, Shiloh, and Le Tour, FREE beer for the early crowd, and a photo booth courtesy of Medium Gallery -- aka BVC photographer Stan Golovchuk. DD will kick off at 7PM each night and will run you $10 per/day at the door; 21+. You'll find the complete lineup and a few song streams at the bottom of this post.

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slippery-kingdom-fest

While Distractions Distortions goes down in Noble Square, Logan Square steady The Burlington are hosting what's called the Slippery Kingdom Fest, which hones in on the heavy and off-kilter rather than competing with DD's garage rock-centric event. This one is also on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12. Day 1, dubbed Acid In The Grass, features brand new Disappears/Ant'lrd side project Cities of the Interior, The Sueves, Bike Cops, and more. Day 2, In Another Land, has Wizard Castle, Cokegoat, Creepy Band, and more. Each night will run you $8 at the door, or you can grab advance tickets + a festival t-shirt for $10. There's also a two-day pass for $14. The full Slippery Kingdom lineup can be found below.

And don't forget, the annual CHIRP Record Fair is also on Saturday, April 12 (daytime). Lots to do this weekend.

Full lineups for Distractions Distortions & Slippery Kingdom and some song streams lie after the jump...

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DISTRACTIONS DISTORTIONS (listed in order of who's playing first)

Friday, April 11:
Will Wholesome
Mr. Ma'am
Strawberry Jacuzzi
Spaces of Disappearance
The Rubs
Rat Hammer
Shiloh
Bleach party
Hollow Mountain
Bad Bad Meow
Uh Bones
Swimsuit Addition
Post Child
Absolutely Not
The Lemons

Saturday, April 12:
Michael Martello
Space Blood
Heroin Chic
Le Tour
Prom Night
Toofunchild
Kangaroo
Vaya
She Speaks in Tongues
MTV ghosts
Peekaboos
Flesh Panthers
Bring your Ray Gun
Sister Crystals
Yawn

The Runnies at Saki - RSD 1-2

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SLIPPERY KINGDOM FEST

Friday, April 11 - Acid In The Grass

11:45PM - 12:30AM Cities of the Interior (Disappears + Ant'lrd)
11:00PM - 11:30PM The Sueves
10:15PM - 10:45PM VlllΔge
09:30PM - 10:00PM Melkbelly
08:45PM - 09:15PM Bike Cops
08:00PM - 08:30PM Strange Faces

Saturday, April 12 - In Another Land
12:00AM - 12:45AM Wizard Castle
11:00PM - 11:45PM Cokegoat
10:15PM - 10:45PM Dragon Feeder
09:30PM - 10:00PM Creepy Band
08:45PM - 09:15PM Dead Native
08:00PM - 08:30PM Edgar Allan Ectoplasm