Refused @ Europa last week (BKLYN) (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)

today in Chicago
* Common @ Metro
* Jay Brannan, Bitch @ Lincoln Hall
* Refused, OFF! @ Congress Theater
* Girl in a Coma, The Black Box Revelation @ Double Door
* Ponderosa, Bullet Called Life, Shelby Pollard @ Beat Kitchen
* Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Choir, Cloudbirds @ Empty Bottle
* E+, Piss Piss Piss Moan Moan Moan, Mike Tamburo, Solar Fox @ Township
* Wells-Next-The-Sea, Cottage Jefferson, The Wooden Rings @ The Burlington
* Fang, Spare Change, Dead Town Revival, Dead on TV, I Attack @ Ultra Lounge

Refused play their first Chicago show in a very, very long time tonight at the Congress Theater with OFF!. The Congress recently announced a large renovation plan.

E+, which features members of Disappears, headline Township tonight.

Ceremony, who play the Riv with Bloc Party in September, recently participated in the A.V. Club's Undercover series. They performed the Violent Femmes song "Kiss Off," which you can watch a video of below.

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Ceremony - "Kiss Off" (Violent Femmes cover) @ A.V. Club