What’s Happening This Weekend…

Posted by Jason Petros on May 08, 2009

Here’s some notable things happening this weekend in Chicago, lovingly put together by CIMR:

Friday night there are a few notable acts coming through the area – Rodriguez, of South African fame is back for an American renaissance of sorts – his music articulates the common man’s plight whilst eschewing the typical boy loves girl pop stereotypes – for all you singer/songwriters – this guy is the nitty gritty real deal and I highly recommend this show – it’s at Schubas tonight (Friday, May 08) for $20. Also on Friday night, for all you reggae heads, head on over to Milwaukee and Damen at the Double Door Cold Water Mystic is opening for John Brown’s Body – there’ll be enough delay pedal action that you’ll feel like your body’s leaving imprints behind you as you bob your head through the crowd.

Saturday, Makeshift Prodigy is headlining a 21+ show at Double Door, Manchester Orchestra is playing at Metro, and Headlights, a indie rock pop band from Champaigne, Illinois is opening for Subpop’s newest Swedish wonder, Loney Dear at Schubas.

You’ll find me Saturday at the Double Door or Schubas, and Friday night, if I’m feeling cool enough, I might make an appearance to see Cold Water Mystic.

Support the local music scene and be sure to keep stopping by CIMR!!

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