Posts tagged "concerts"

Nerdcore, Continued: an Interview with MC Frontalot + TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Thanks to MC Frontalot, August 2014 has become the Month of Nerdcore for Geek Girl Chicago.  I previously brought you an advanced review of Front’s upcoming album, Question Bedtime. Now, I’ve got a full interview AND ticket giveaway. ***If you’re just here for the tickets, please scroll to the bottom. I can’t stop you, but I... Read more »

This GEEKend: John Williams, Doctor Who Children's Library Day, and Press Start!

In my previous post, I mentioned that I will only be at Windycon for one day.  It’s with good reason; this weekend is JAM-PACKED with geeky goodness across Chicago and its suburbs.   It will be a particularly joyful time for music-lovers and geeks with children.  Check out these fun things to do:   ALL WEEKEND:... Read more »

St. Patrick's Day GEEKend: They Might Be Giants, Fanfiction Live, and More

St. Patrick’s Day is huge in Chicago thanks to beer, parades, and the famous green dye in the Chicago River.  Did you know that the dye is still a “secret formula?”   SOMEONE has to know what’s in there- I can’t believe they’d let that much gunk get dumped, otherwise!   I’ll be marching for... Read more »
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This Week in Geek: Vote, Rock, Strip... Fandom Style!

Halo 4 comes out at midnight.  The reviews are stellar, but I’ve been a little shocked by the amount of people claiming it will be “more fun” than waiting in line at the polls.  People.  Seriously.  Vote.  Vote.  VOTE VOTE VOTE!! …*ahem.*  Now that that’s out of the way, here are a few things to... Read more »

This GEEKEND: One Convention, Two Concerts, and MANY Wolves.

First and foremost, if you haven’t yet, please enter my latest ticket giveaway.  It’s for an amazing evening of geeky singer-songwriters and comedians that I’m SURE you’ve heard of.  Enter now!! Right-o.  Before that concert even happens, you have this GEEKend to get through.  Here are a few recommendations for fun in Chicago, starting tonight:... Read more »

The Doubleclicks + Molly Lewis = FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Hear ye, hear ye!  It’s time for a super-sweet ticket giveaway from Geek Girl Chicago!  Two lucky readers will be going to the Ladies of Ragnarok Tour, October 3rd at 8PM at Evanston SPACE.  It’s going to be a paradise for fans of Internet music and geek-flavored comedy.  Check out these acts… 1. Molly Lewis –... Read more »
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This GEEKend: Alt Comics Expo, Jonathan Coulton, and the Underground Retrocade

Yesterday, I attended another ChicagoNow blathering.   I’m always surprised to see how many CN bloggers have heard of Geek Girl Chicago, but don’t read it, as they aren’t part of the geek community.  It makes me reflect upon my readership vs. that of foodies, mommies, and sports gurus.  It almost gets me down… …that... Read more »

This GEEKend: Science Show, KaPrE, DucKon, and Star Wars

Wow!  With all of the news about reality shows, comic summits, and the like,  it has been a while since an events post.  This weekend is the perfect opportunity; there’s a LOT going on! Before you read further, you should enter my Space Invasion Ticket Giveaway.  Scooty and JoJo’s epic marriage of Queen music and Alien... Read more »

Queen Songs + Alien = FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Every now and then, a show comes to Chicago that is geeky beyond explanation.  Imagine the epic arena hits of Queen… …backed up by a 35-person choir, plus sci-fi burlesque dancers, all menaced by facehuggers, chest-busting puppets… …and a full-sized xenomorph! This is The Scooty and JoJo Show’s Space Invasion.  The concert descends upon Chicago... Read more »
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Rising Stars of Geek Rock II: Arc Impulse

I wish my blog came with sound, so that every Rising Stars of Geek Rock could be introduced with awesome guitar riffs.  Man, they’d be sweet.  Take a minute to imagine that… aaaaand… here we go. Last article, I featured a musician new to the geek rock scene.  Today’s act has been around (in some form)... Read more »