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Events: Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 Lineup

3 May

The 9th annual Pygmalion Music Festival’s lineup for the 2013 edition has been announced. While the 3-day festival won’t be taking place until September 26 (-28), our neighbors down in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois will be hosts to live sets from Major Lazer, the Breeders, Youth Lagoon, and Chance the Rapper among others.

Other artists slated to appear are: Foxygen, the Head & the Heart, Dawes, Warpaint, Daughter, Perfume Genius, METZ, Damien Jurado, Kishi Bashi, Psychic Twin, Jenny Hval, Murder By Death, Caveman, K.Flay, Saturday Looks Good to Me, On An On, Nat Baldwin, Common Loon, PHOX, Detective, Justin Walter, Grandkids, the Dirty Feathers, Elsinore, the Struggle, and Sun Stereo. More performers will be announced in June.

Pygmalion 2013 tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 7 at noon CST here

(Spin)

Sneaker Con Chicago

3 May

00-sneaker-con-summer-dates1Attention all Sneakerheads! Sneaker Con is coming to Chicago on Saturday, May 11th at the Broadway Armory Park on 5917 N. Broadway. “Sneaker Con is the premier traveling event for sneaker connoisseurs to buy, sell and trade some of the most sought after footwear on the market.” Peep the Chicago flyer below. This is an event that any person interested in sneakers would not want to miss! Click HERE FOR MORE INFO! As you can see, Sneaker Con will also be hitting Atlanta, Miami, and NYC.

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North Coast Music Festival 2013 Lineup

2 May

20130502-004210.jpgThe first wave of artists that will be performing at this years North Coast Music Festival have been announced. It is a very strong group with hip hop being represented very well. Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, Mac Miller, Just Blaze, Afrojack, Aloe Blacc and many more artists will be making the trip to Chicago on Labor Day Weekend (8/30-9/1). 3-day passes are available on Club Tix now. We’ll keep you updated when the next wave of artists are announced.

Sources: Do312 & Club Tix

Event: We R Hip Hop (feat. Really Doe) Live at Reggies; 5.9.13

1 May

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We’d like to announce On The Grind Productions’ We R Hip Hop, a night of Chicago Hip Hop that will hit Reggies Rock Club on Thursday, May 9th. Grammy-award winning artist, Really Doe, will be headlining this show that’s highlighting  Chicago talent like Julian Malone, Paypa, Auggie The 9th, KiDD Tha Chicagoan, D2G & more.

The show starts at 8PM at Cermak and State and is 18+. $8 advance/ $10 door. Buy your tickets here.

Event: Chance The Rapper Live at Metro on May 26th (Acid Rap Live)

30 Apr

While we patiently wait for Acid Rap to drop, Metro has made Chance’s Acid Rap Live show on May 26th public.  Tickets are only $12 in advance, so definitely purchase those tickets ASAP because it will be selling out quick! You can purchase tickets here. Update: Download Acid Rap here.

Source: Eva Hall & Metro Chicago

Taste Of Chicago Lineup Includes, Robin Thicke, Robert Plant and fun.

24 Apr

The Taste Of Chicago has a full music lineup now… The iconic food festival that takes place in downtown Chicago will run July 10-14 and will feature acts like fun. (especially good for those of us who missed their Lolla performance due to the storm), Robin Thicke and Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin). While lawn seating will remain free, $25 tickets for reserved seats in the Petrillo Music Shell pavilion will go on sale May 15 at tasteofchicago.us.

The complete lineup for Taste of Chicago is listed below. Continue reading

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Announce World Tour

22 Apr

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis World TourMacklemore & Ryan Lewis look to continue their great year as they have just announced a world tour that will kick off this fall in London.  Check out the 16 cities they will be performing in after the jump and pick up tickets if they will be in a city near you.  Continue reading

Kinto Sol, Scheme X DJ Scend, Esohel X Ricky Dubs

21 Apr

Chicago flyer 4x6HLegendary Chicano Rap group, Kinto Sol will be coming to take over The Shrine on Friday, May 24th. They’ll be linking up with Chicago’s own Serpientes y Piramides, Scheme with DJ Scend, and Esohel with Ricky Dubs so you know The Shrine will be getting a nice little makeover! Get your tickets now, at KintoSol.com or at TheShrine.com! Hit the jump and check out our favorite videos of each performance.  Continue reading

The Under The Influence of Music Tour with Wiz Khalifa & A$AP Rocky

20 Apr

Under The Influence of Music Tour 2013Wiz Khalifa has just announced the 2013 Under The Influence of Music Tour with co-headliner A$AP Rocky. He will also be bringing along B.o.B., Trinidad Jame$, Joey Bada$$ and the rest of the Pro Era crew. Should be just as good as last years show. The Chicago date on the tour will be on July 30th and will more than likely take place at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. We will update the post when locations are announced. Tickets will be available here on April 23rd. Check out the rest of the dates on the flyer up above.

Kendrick Lamar Announces “good kid, m.A.A.d city” World Tour

20 Apr

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Kendrick Lamar, the world’s best rapper right now, has announced the dates of “good kid, m.A.A.d city” World Tour. He’s currently out touring with Steve Aoki until May 4 for the Verge Campus Tour. Just one day after that, Lamar will start his own tour. The tour will have Kendrick doing 23 headlining shows, appearing in 22 international festivals, and 15 U.S. summer festivals. His crew, Black Hippy, will be on board on U.S. dates.

Check out the full list of tour dates below:

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