Say Hi @ Bowery Ballrom 10/18/2009 (more by Jake Forney)

today in Chicago
* Say Hi @ Lincoln Hall
* Ben Rector @ SPACE (Early Show)
* Fake Problems - Live Taping @ JBTV
* Geoff Farina @ Elastic Arts (Free Show)
* Pie City Ramblers @ Hideout (Early Show)
* The Real Jane Marin @ Elbo Room (Lounge)
* The Hoyle Brothers @ Empty Bottle (Early Show)
* Yann Tiersen, Breathe Owl Breathe @ Bottom Lounge
* Drive-By Truckers, The Heartless Bastards @ Vic Theatre
* The Congregation, Francesca Esme Johnson @ Darkroom
* Katz Company, Carbon Tigers, Fly Phoenix @ Subterranean
* THE SLEEPERS, Channel Four, Circus Bear @ Double Door
* King Sparrow, Warm Ones, Hollus, Secret Colours @ Martyr's
* Anatomy of Habit, Running Bottomless Pit @ Hideout (Late Show)
* The Exoskeleton, Spyderbone, Pop Suicide, Imperial @ Red Line Tap
* David Wax Museum, Jon Drake & The Shakes @ SPACE (Late Show)
* Noose, Thought Crusade, Face Reality, Nightburner, @ The Dunk Tank
* The Plastic Boots, Soul Pollution, Deep Space Pilots, Arlum @ Abbey Pub
* Rabble Rabble, Velcro Lewis, Black Bear Combo @ Empty Bottle (Late Show)
* Black September, Welkin Dusk, PILGRIM, Mutilation Rites @ Crown Liquor Bar
* Sonic Pistol, Along the Parallel, A Friend Called Fire, Jamie Lono @ Elbo Room
* The Arrivals, Canadian Rifle, Vacation Bible School, Lipreader @ Lucky Gator Loft
* Aktar Aktar, Late In The Playoffs, They Face Reaction, Omegawatt @ Beat Kitchen
* Andy Marchel And The Cocaine Rainbow, Black Jet Radio, The Clergymen @ Reggie's

New Chicago dance/house music venue, The Mid is having its Grand Opening party tonight. They have some great music scheduled for the upcoming weeks, so its definitely something worth checking out. Their flyer is below.

What else?