Posts tagged "metro"

The Art of the Opening Band is not yet lost: Featuring Rubblebucket

The Art of the Opening Band is not yet lost: Featuring Rubblebucket
Last May, Reptar was the opening band for Grouplove at the Metro. What a stellar show. What a killer pair of new acts. By the fall, Reptar was out on their own, touring with an opening band called Rubblebucket. Having previously dug Reptar as an opening act (and eventually declaring Body Faucet 2012’s Album of the Year),... Read more »

Grouplove and Reptar at the Metro, 5/12/12

Grouplove and Reptar at the Metro, 5/12/12
Chicago is a special place to see a show. I lived in Peoria for six years, and even though they had a solid venue that brought great acts in The Madison at the time (I saw Bela Fleck and 311, summer of 2002), it didn’t have the same vibe. It was a party, for sure,... Read more »

Wild Flag - "Romance"

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Have you seen Portlandia? That place where young people go to retire, the ’90s never end and we all work in coffee shops until our band blows up (it’ll happen). Certainly your hip friend has told you about the show from SNL’s Fred Armisen and Wild Flag’s Carrie Brownstein. When L. and I finally got... Read more »
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