today in Chicago
* Black Actress @ Cole's Bar
* Storm Large @ Lincoln Hall
* Bitch, Dead End Days @ Schubas
* Adam Levin, Tim Kinsella @ Quimby's
* The Flabby Hoffman Jamboree @ Stage Bar
* Anti-Flag, The Flatliners, Have Nots @ Reggie's
* Lamp, Friend, Danny Cohen @ Township (Free Show)
* Jimkata, Shapes and Colors, Digeometric @ Subterranean
* Raekwon, Freddie Gibbs, JD Era, Kofi Black @ Cubby Bear
* Gag Order, The Ultrasounds, Deadbeat, Safeword @ Double Door
* Loma Prieta, Birds In Row, The Outs, Lord Snow @ the Orphanage
* Xenia Rubinos, Julie Meckler, The Bears of Blue River @ Empty Bottle

Raekwon stops at the Cubby Bear tonight on his way down to Austin for SXSW.

Loma Prieta play the Orphanage tonight. You can also catch them at Reggie's, opening up for Converge, on April 8.

Novelists Adam Levin and Tim Kinsella read passages from their recently released books at Quimby's.

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Keep Shelly in Athens have a new video for "Our Own Dream." Check it out below.

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Keep Shelly in Athens - "Our Own Dream"