Semi-Annual Concert Bonanza!

Okay, lovelies. Here’s what’s coming up within the next few months around the midwest:
(and keep in mind that I’ve been out of new indie for a few months, so I might have missed a bunch)

Iowa City
1/30 – G Love and the Special Sauce – IMU
2/08 – Willy Porter – The Mill
3/28 – Cowboy Junkies – Englert
4/04 – Cursive – The Mill
5/05 – Randy Newman – Englert

Omaha
1/16 – Reverend Horton Heat/Nashville Pussy – Sokol Underground
2/09 – Daniel Johnston – Slowdown
3/01 – They Might Be Giants – Sokol Underground
3/08 – Tilly and the Wall – The Waiting Room
3/15 – Jonathan Richman – The Waiting Room
3/20 – Jose Gonzalez – Sokol Underground
4/02 – Nada Surf – The Waiting Room
4/08 – Why? – The Waiting Room
4/10 – The Black Keys – Slowdown
6/27 – Willie Nelson – Harrah’s Convention Center

Chicago
1/16 – John Vanderslice – Schubas Tavern
1/19 – Talib Kweli – House of Blues
1/20 – The Walkmen – Schubas Tavern
1/23 – Cornelius – Metro
1/25 – Supersuckers – Brauerhouse Bar
1/25 – Marah/Hot Hot Heat – Vic Theatre
1/26 – Girl Talk – Metro
1/30 – The Go-Go’s – House of Blues
1/31 – Todd Rundgren – Park West
2/01 – DJ Shadow/Cut Chemist/Kid Koala – Park West
2/01 – Mute Math/Alanis Morissette – Sears Centre
2/08 – Iris DeMent/John Prine – Chicago Theatre
2/10 – Cat Power & Dirty Delta Blues – Vic Theatre
2/15-16 – Flogging Molly/Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – House of Blues
2/15-20 – Wilco – Riviera Theatre
2/15 – Spice Girls – United Center (who’s with me?)
2/23 – New York Dolls – Double Door
2/27 – HorrorPops – Metro
2/29 – Sia – Metro
2/29 – John Corbett – Rialto Square Theatre (I don’t care if it’s country, it’s AIDAN!)
3/01 – PM Dawn – Double Vision (HAHAHAHAHAHA)
3/05-06 – The Pogues – Riviera Theatre
3/14-16 – The Magnetic Fields – Old Town School of Folk Music
3/15 – Xiu Xiu – Reggie’s Live
3/18 – The Raveonettes – Double Door
3/21 – John Vanderslice/Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
3/22 – Les Claypool – Vic Theatre
3/29 – Electric Six – Double Door
4/04 – Nada Surf – Metro
4/12 – The Black Keys – Riviera Theatre
4/17 – Hot Chip – Vic Theatre
4/18 – Reverend Horton Heat/Nashville Pussy/Backyard Tire Fire
5/17 – The Cure – Allstate Arena
6/20 – Willie Nelson – Ravinia Festival

Minneapolis
1/26 – Marah – The 400 Bar
1/30 – Hot Hot Heat – Fine Line Music Cafe
2/04 – DJ Shadow/Cut Chemist/Kid Koala – First Avenue
2/11 – Cat Power & Dirty Delta Blues – First Avenue
2/24 – New York Dolls – Fine Line Music Cafe
2/26 – Sia – Fine Line Music Cafe
2/28 – The Hives – First Avenue
3/14 – Xiu Xiu – Triple Rock Social Club
3/19 – John Vanderslice/Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – First Avenue
4/03 – Nada Surf – First Avenue
4/11 – The Black Keys – First Avenue
4/20 – Reverend Horton Heat/Nashville Pussy/Backyard Tire Fire – First Avenue

Madison, WI
1/19 – The Walkmen – High Noon Saloon
1/29 – Hot Hot Heat – Majestic Theatre
2/09 – Willy Porter – Thrasher’s Opera House
2/09 – Iris DeMent/John Prine – Young Auditorium
2/29 – They Might Be Giants – Barrymore Theatre
4/03 – Cursive – University of Wisconsin
4/21 – Reverend Horton Heat/Nashville Pussy/Backyard Tire Fire
6/22 – Willie Nelson – Crystal Grand Music Theatre

Maybe sometime soon I’ll get around to making up my list of movies to see. Here’s hoping!



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