A Hawk and a Hacksaw @ Metro, October 2012 (more by Grant MacAllister)

today in Chicago
* Ryan Leslie @ Metro
* Lenka, Satellite @ Schubas
* Cults, Suns @ Subterranean
* Dino G & Garrett B @ Spybar
* Keren Ann @ City Winery Chicago
* In La Kesh, Woo Park @ Abbey Pub
* Justin Miller, Edit Murphy @ Smart Bar
* A Hawk and a Hacksaw @ Constellation
* Creative Control @ Saki Records (Free Show)
* Paul Johnson, Jerome LOL, Zebo @ The Mid
* Bootblacks, New Canyons, UNUR @ The Burlington
* The Lowdown Brass Band, Furious Frank @ Hideout
* Gregory Alan Isakov, Jeffrey Foucault @ Lincoln Hall
* Teenage Bottlerocket, The Reaganomics @ Beat Kitchen
* Desert Noises, Morning Teleportation @ Bottom Lounge
* The Main Squeeze, The Coop, Nick & the Ovorols @ Double Door
* The Welcome, The Tornaparts, The Colt Classics, Sam Vicari @ Quenchers
* The Elements of Style, The Sweeps, The Peekaboos, Bummer @ Empty Bottle

Cults and Suns play Subterranean tonight. You can also catch Cults at Wicker Park Fest this weekend.

A Hawk and a Hacksaw play Constellation.

The final Creative Control happens tonight at Saki Records.

We're bringing you a pair of free shows with headliners Russian Circles and The Thermals next weekend. Stay tuned for a full announcement this coming Monday (7/29).

Franz Ferdinand have a new video for "Love Illumination." Check it out below.

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Franz Ferdinand - "Love Illumination"