Roomrunner @ NYC's Mercury Lounge in September (more by Tracy Allison)

today in Chicago
* Lee DeWyze, Jennifer Hall @ Lincoln Hall
* Netherfriends, Small Houses, Divino Nino @ Schubas
* Misfits, The Attack, Private Instigators @ House of Blues
* Enabler, Grotted, Moral Void, In The Weeds @ Ultra Lounge
* Andrew Jackson Jihad, Future Of The Left @ Bottom Lounge
* Roomrunner, Zath, Geronimo!, Nile Drown @ Empty Bottle (Free Show)
* Vacation, Sass Dragons, Rad Payoff, B.Arthur @ Township (Early Show)
* Impulsive Hearts, Cold Blue Kid, Puritan Pine @ Township (Late; Free Show)

Netherfriends (aka Shawn Rosenblatt) begins his November residency at Schubas tonight.

Roomrunner, Zath, Geronimo!, and Nile Drown play a free show at the Empty Bottle.

Future of the Left play the Bottom Lounge with Andrew Jackson Jihad. Both band names should get you in the mood to vote tomorrow.

Joey Bada$$ performed "Waves" with a little help from the Roots on Fallon. Check out the footage below.

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Joey Bada$$ - "Waves" with the Roots on Fallon