The Life & Times

today in Chicago
* Rakim @ The Shrine
* Led Zeppelin 2 @ House of Blues
* Pat Mahoney, Kid Color @ Smart Bar
* Soft Jolts, Swearwords, Innkeepers @ Schubas
* Buddy Guy, Deitra Farr, Jimmy Burns @ Legends
* The Life & Times, Planetsexploder, Redgrave @ Empty Bottle
* Highball, Finishing School, Thrillage, Gunner's Daughter @ Township
* Sons of the Silent Age, Waco Brothers, Death on the Autobahn @ Metro
* Aktar Aktar, Audiences, Canoe Canoe, Norman Toronto @ Subterranean
* The New Balance, The Congregation, Michele McGuire, DJ RC @ Lincoln Hall
* Mako Sica, Variety Lights, Dark Fog, Plastic Crimewave Syndicate, Energy Gown @ Hideout

Rakim plays The Shrine tonight.

Pat Mahoney (of LCD Soundsystem) headlines Smart Bar. James Murphy plays The Mid on January 25.

The Life & Times, Planetsexploder, and Redgrave play the Bottle.

Chicago Psych Fest 4 kicks off at the Hideout tonight.

Watch Sharon Van Etten cover Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' "People Ain't No Good" for Australian radio station Triple J below.

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Sharon Van Etten - "People Ain't No Good" (Nick Cave cover for Triple J)