JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound @ bvChicago SXSW (more by Tim Griffin)
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today in Chicago
* Banter @ Public Works
* Dar Williams @ SPACE
* Vince Neil @ Cubby Bear
* Nick Thune @ Mayne Stage
* Geoff Farina @ The Whistler
* Autumn Owls @ Cal's Liquors
* Gipsy Kings @ Chicago Theatre
* Umphrey's McGee @ Park West
* The Rumble @ Bottom Lounge (Day 1)
* JD McPherson, Mar Caribe @ Lincoln Hall
* The Rumble afterparties @ Cobra Lounge
* Ezurate, Poontoof, Terranaut @ Stage Bar
* Electric Guest, Brother George @ Schubas
* Football, Paul Cary, Child Bite @ Quenchers
* Diana Ross @ Horseshoe Hammond Casino
* All Eyes West, Thrillage, Jack & Ace @ Township
* Steel Panther, The Last Vegas @ House of Blues
* Fountains of Wayne, Nicole Atkins @ Double Door
* Cowboy Junkies @ Old Town School of Folk Music
* Felix Da Housecat, Midnight Conspiracy @ The Mid
* Matthew Ryan, Six Mile Grove, Sanctified Grumblers @ Hideout
* Green River Ordinance, Ernie Halter, Mark Rose @ Beat Kitchen
* Stephen Paul Smoker, Taught Abroad, Il Tandre Neu @ Empty Bottle
* Pictureplane, Alphabets, Supreme Cuts, The-Drum, Abyss @ Multi Kuti
* Band of Heathens, Derek Nelson & the Musicians, Lera Lynn @ Martyrs
* The Gates of Slumber, Midnight, Scythe, Stone Magnum, Terminate @ Reggie's
* JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, Gold Motel, Blah Blah Blah, Soul Summit DJs @ Metro
* Archie Powell & The Exports, Panther Style, Sandman Viper Command, Wally Dogger @ Subterranean
* White Wolf Sonic Princess, Flacido Flamingo, The Fabulous Naturals, Silver White Lights @ Ultra Lounge

The Rumble kicks off tonight, though without Coliseum.

Umphrey's McGee, who we have in part to thank for our city's great new tourism anthem, play Park West tonight. Sample the downright terrible "Chicago" below.

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