Billy Bragg @ City Winery Chicago in April (more by Cory Dewald)

today in Chicago
* Billy Bragg, Joe Purdy @ SPACE
* Travis, Luke Rathborne @ the Vic
* Tom Odell, Vance Joy @ Subterranean
* Travis @ Reckless Records (Free; In-store)
* Snowmine, KSRA, Taught Abroad @ Hideout
* Meat Puppets, Enemy Planes @ Empty Bottle
* Houses, Jamaican Queens, Mister Suit @ Schubas
* Iron and Wine, Widowspeak @ The Chicago Theatre
* Darto, Radiant Republic @ Saki Records (Free; In-store)
* Tiger & Woods, Maxxi Soundsystem, Mayhem @ The Mid
* Chicken Happen, Velociraptor, Ese, Roach Beach @ Quenchers
* Gold Fields, Rush Midnight, Red Jr., You Are Here @ Double Door
* The Gunshy, Sean Bonnette, Geronimo!, Rad Payoff @ Beat Kitchen
* The Orb, DJ John Curley, Abstract Science DJs @ Concord Music Hall
* Prong, Iron Lung Corp, 16 Volt, Skrew, Hate Dept., Evil Mothers, Plague Bringer @ Metro

Billy Bragg begins his two-night stand at SPACE tonight.

90s Scottish indie rockers Travis play the Vic and a 5PM acoustic in-store at Reckless Records (Lakeview) tonight.

Meat Puppets and Enemy Planes play the Bottle.

Iron and Wine and Widowspeak play The Chicago Theatre.

The Orb, DJ John Curley, and Abstract Science DJs play Concord Music Hall.

Darto and Radiant Republic play a 4PM in-store at Saki Records.

Tim Hecker has a new video for "Black Refraction," a cut that appears on his forthcoming Virgins LP (due out on 10/14 via Kranky). Check it out below, and catch him at Constellation on December 14 as part of Kranky 20.

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Tim Hecker - "Black Refraction"