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THIS_WEEK_ON_BYTWe write stuff. Here’s some of that stuff from the last week that may be applicable to your preferences!

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You should always put out candles before you leave. You don’t want to start a fire. Stevie Nicks is a responsible witch.

THURSDAY

  • Night one of 101 WKQX’s The Nights We Stole Christmas winter concert series kicks off with sets from Weezer, Phantogram, and Andrew McMahon & The Wilderness at the Aragon.
  • Grimeball heavy rockers The Men headline the Beat Kitchen with guests VAMOS, The Peekaboos, and Fitness.
  • Internet saving grace ClickHole comes alive once again for a wyld variety show at The Hideout.
  • Canadian folkster Hayden celebrates the 20th anniversary of his debut album, Everything I Long For, tonight at Schubas!
  • Zoolights is great. We know this. What if you added a bunch of beer and kicked all the kids out? Then you’ve got BrewLights which honestly couldn’t look better.
  • Futurebirds and American Grizzly are at Subterranean.
  • Charmpop quirkmen We Are Scientists headline Lincoln Hall’s Noise For Toys benefit show, with guests The Noise FM and Highchair Kings.
  • The Logan Square Emporium Arcade Bar hosts the release party for the first offering from Maplewood Brewery & Distillery! Dope!
  • Bill MacKay, Jeremy Lemos, and Matt Jencik play a very good quality all-locals show at the Empty Bottle.
  • Sensitive emo fellas Copeland reunite for a special evening of extralong music set for all you Copeland fans out there.
  • Hugely talented music writer for the Chicago Reader Leor Galil hosts the third installment of the City Bureau’s Public Newsroom Workshop. This is very much worth checking out.
  • Emily Nichols, Iverson, and Boycut play the Wicker Park Emporium this eve.
  • The Logan Theatre has a late night screening of Conan The Barbarian.

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FRIDAY

  • Lock the DAMN gates! It’s time to see Marc Maron live at The Vic!
  • Night two of The Nights We Stole Christmas has sets from Cage The Elephant, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Weathers. Get yr face rocked in!
  • Heavy ass show comin straight for your dome at the Empty Bottle. Earthless, Ruby The Hatchet, and Marmora on deck to bring the rock.
  • High quality found footage/standup comedy showcase VHS returns to its home base of @North for another evening of riffin on weirdo tapes!
  • Internet video game live stream youtube podcast thing Game Grumps bring their very confusing entity to the Chicago Theatre. What is it? I don’t know, dude.
  • Late night talk show Good Evening is back for it’s 26th installment, it’s gonna be a good one!
  • The Hideout’s Interview show The Interview Show has guests like Stephanie Izard, Patrick Klepek, and Daniel Bliss.
  • Stick around the Hideout after the Interview Show for a good lookin indie rock show featuring Ultimate Painting, EZTV, and Deeper.
  • Lounge cover novelty act Richard Cheese is at Thalia Hall tonight, for all you fans of funny music.
  • A Wilhelm Scream plays Cobra Lounge with guests Much The Same, La Armada, and Still Alive.
  • Culty Prince vehicle Under The Cherry Moon screens at the Music Box! Can you even believe it?
  • Anthony Raneri, main dude from 2000s screamo band Bayside, headlines Beat Kitchen, joined by Mark Rose.636140610549714284-1041850800_f24a3211a22db6ecce08c359eae6cbd5

 

SATURDAY

  • Do some daytime stuff:
  • Comedy show/brunch party/etc. event The Late Late Breakfast is BACK at The Hideout this afternoon.
  • Head to the Music Box for another edition of their limited run singalong versions of The Sound of Music!
  • It’s holiday time so that means time to buy nice thoughtful things for those for whom you care. Thankfully we have Renegade Craft Fair!
  • Elastic Arts hosts an extremely edifying and timely workshop on how to help out when you see a piece of shit jackass screaming at someone on the street for existing. It’s called the Bystander Intervention and De-Escalation Tactics Workshop and I’m very interested in checking this out.
  • Local outlaw country lifers Bloodshot Records has a popup shop happening at their headquarters on Irving Park just in time for the holidays. VERY NICE.
  • Popular Chicago-based indie rockers Whitney play two sold-out shows at Thalia Hall this weekend so if you didn’t already grab tickets to those I would NORMALLY say you were outta luck. Not this time, though! They’re playing an instor at Reckless Wicker Park this afternoon. Hella chill.
  • Head to Soldier Field for the Santa Hustle 5k, where you and your fitness fans can run a short distance while dressed like Santa Claus.tumblr_nw8o3o0xhf1uvuos6o1_400

SUNDAY

 

 

 

 

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