Entries tagged with: Do Division
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Disappears at Lincoln Hall on 4.18.2013
Chicago's Disappears welcomed their new Kone EP earlier this month, and celebrated its release with a hometown show at Lincoln Hall on April 18 with Pinebender and The Cairo Gang. We unfortunately missed The Cairo Gang, but you can find more pictures of Disappears and Pinebender at the bottom of this post.
Your next chance to catch Disappears in Chicago will be at Do Division 2013, who have just revealed their full lineup. The hometown guys will perform alongside Torche, Ariel Pink, Ex Cops, JEFF the Brotherhood, and more throughout the weekend of May 31. Admission is donation based ($5 per day is suggested). Check out the complete lineup below.
More pictures from Disappears' 4/18 Lincoln Hall show and the lineup for Do Division '13 are below...
Torche @ Metro, October 2012 (more by Jimmy Farabi)
As discussed, Do Division 2013 is set to take place from May 31 - June 2 (on Division St. between Damen Ave. & Leavitt St.). Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti were the first act to be revealed for the street fest, and it has now been announced that Torche, Gaslamp Killer, JEFF the Brotherhood, Tilly and the Wall, Night Moves, and many more acts have been added to the bill.
Check out the current lineups-by-day below...
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti @ Metro, September 2012 (more by Rachel Angres)
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti have announced that they'll be embarking on a large spring North American tour. That tour includes a performance at the Do Division Street Festival on June 1, as well as a late show at the Empty Bottle that night. As discussed, Do Division 2013 is set to take place from May 31 - June 2. The Haunted Graffiti are the first act to be announced for this year. Tickets for their late show at the Empty Bottle go on sale this Friday (3/8) at 10AM CST.
All Ariel Pink dates are listed below...
Do Division 2012 (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)
It's a little hard to think about the sweltering Chicago summers when there are snow showers and 20-ish ºF temperatures in the five-day forecast. That said, it has been announced that the annual Do Division Street Festival will be taking place from May 31 - June 2 this year (on Division St. between Damen Ave. & Leavitt St.). It'll go from 5-10PM on May 31 and noon-10PM on June 1 & 2.
Stay tuned for more details...
photos by Sarah Frankie Linder
Gypsyblood @ Do Division on 6/3/2012
Do Division 2012 finished off on Sunday (6/3) with a full lineup of live music including The Antlers, Murder By Death, Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons, Teengirl Fantasy, and The Soft Pack. A full set of pictures from day three of the festival continue below...
photos by Sarah Frankie Linder
Murder By Death / Cory Chisel @ Do Division on 6/3/2012
Last month, Murder By Death announced a summer tour, which features Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons as main support on many dates. A Chicago show at Metro on August 25 has been added to that tour. Ha Ha Tonka are also on the bill and open up a number of dates on MBD's tour, themselves. Tickets for their show at Metro go on sale this Saturday (6/9) at noon CST.
All dates are listed below, alongside pictures of MBD and Cory Chisel from Do Division.
photos by Sarah Frankie Linder
The Antlers @ Do Division on 6/3/2012
On Sunday night (6/3) Brooklyn's The Antlers closed out Do Division 2012 by headlining the Empty Bottle-presented Damen Stage. Their characteristically lush set was dominated by tracks from their 2011 LP Burst Apart including "Rolled Together," "No Widows," "Parenthesis," "Putting the Dog to Sleep," and others. They did manage to reach back to Hospice to play both "Atrophy" and "Wake," and also slipped in a new one called "Drift Dive." A full set of pictures from their Do Division set are in this post.
"Drift Dive" is the opening track to their brand new EP, Undersea, due out on July 24 via Anti- in North America. Head to their website for an explanation of the album. Undersea is up for preorder in both vinyl and digital formats. Check out the album's cover art, tracklist, and a trailer at the bottom of this post.
More pictures from The Antlers' Do Division set and Undersea album info below...
photos by Zach Pollack
Teri of Le Butcherettes
Saturday (6/2) served as day two of the 2012 Do Division Street Festival. The lineup featured 12-bands split between two-stages including Le Butcherettes, Besnard Lakes, Brown Bird, Craig Finn, and more.
Do Division continues today (6/3). A set of pictures from yesterday afternoon/evening below...
With the addition of The Soft Pack, Gypsyblood, the Mutts, Young Jesus, and Magic Milk, the 2012 Do Division Street Festival has sealed its schedule. The free street fest (suggested donation of $5), taking place from June 1-3 in Wicker Park, also features a sidewalk sale from participating local shops and tons of food vendors.
Full lineup below...
White Mystery @ Hotel Vegan (bvChicago-SXSW 2012) (more by Tim Griffin)
Chicago duo White Mystery have been touring non-stop this year. They've just announced a brand new summer run, acting as main support for Tokyo's Shonen Knife. Kicking off in Philly in July, the tour will reach the Empty Bottle on August 2. Advance tickets are on sale. White Mystery are also playing HoZac Blackout Fest and Do Division.
All 2012 tour dates and the band's awesome new animated video for "Rapid Overdrive," below...
As mentioned, the Do Division Street Festival is set to take place from June 1-3 in Wicker Park. Since the beginning of this month, the fest has been revealing a few bands per week and the schedule is now almost complete. Check out the current lineup-by-day, below...
Battles @ the Vic in October (more by Zach Pollack)
As mentioned, the Do Division Street Festival takes place this year from June 1-3. Larger bands on the lineup have historically booked Chicago club shows on top of their festival appearances. As you may have noticed, Le Butcherettes are doing exactly that. Hm......
Stay tuned for more details. All dates and the band's video for "Ice Cream," below...
The Antlers @ Metro in June (more by Grant MacAllister)
At the beginning of this week the Do Division Street Festival, taking place from June 1-3 in Wicker Park, announced their initial lineup of Le Butcherettes, O'Death, and Murder By Death. They've now added Brooklyn's The Antlers, plus Chicago's own BBU and Mannequin Men to the overall lineup.
Stay tuned for more info.
Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes w/ Wayne Coyne (via)
As mentioned, Do Division Street Festival is set to take place from June 1-3 in Wicker Park. The first bands to be announced for the fest are Le Butcherettes, O'Death, and Murder by Death. Le Butcherettes also play Subterranean on June 1.
That's it for now. Stay tuned for more lineup additions.
Wicker Park's annual Do Division Street Festival is set to take place June 1-3 on Division Street, between Damen and Leavitt. As in past years, there will be a huge sidewalk sale, tons of food, and great bands.
The 2011 festival featured Big Freedia, A Place To Bury Strangers, Omar Souleyman, Thao & Mirah, and more. Stay tuned for this year's lineup.
Admission is open, with a suggested donation policy.
The 6th Annual Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market in Chicago will be held December 3 + 4, 2011, from 11am - 6pm, at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse! Always free-to-attend and featuring over 150 of today's best makers of handmade goods, our cozy holiday shopping spectacular will also feature hands-on crafting activities and food from some of our favorite local eateries! Warm wintertime libations will also be available!Do-Division Holiday also takes place this weekend.
At the Renegade Craft Fair you can expect to find only the best indie-craft and DIY artisans! Featuring both local and national talent, shoppers can anticipate a vast array of independently designed jewelry, clothing, paper goods, home + garden goods, posters, artwork, plush objects, bath + body products, and so much more!!
This weekend marks the return of Chicago's Do Division Street Festival. Taking place from noon to 10PM on both Saturday, and Sunday; most other shows will take a backseat to the festival's schedule. You can view full details, including set times here.
Lauryn Hill and Mos Def will play the Aragon Ballroom.
Thao & Mirah will headline Empty Bottle; joined by BOBBY, and Led to Sea.
Brett Dennen and Dawes will play the Vic.
Raphael Saadiq, and Kids These Days will play Park West.
Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Bukue One, Serendipity Project, and Abstract Giants can be found at Abbey Pub.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and Chamberlin will play the House of Blues.
Moxie Motive, and The Black; who consist of members of Voxtrot, and ...Trail of Dead will play the Beat Kitchen.
Bonobo will play a late DJ Set at Beauty Bar.
Dengue Fever, The Eternals, and Young Boys will play Empty Bottle.
Lincoln Hall will host Bailiff's record release, with special guests: Secret Colours, and Box Jellyfish.
Big Freedia, Javelin, and Shane Shane will play Empty Bottle.
Oberhofer, Young Man, and Netherfriends can be found at Lincoln Hall.
UPDATE: Shawn Rosenblatt of Netherfriends will be playing a 4PM in-store at Reckless Records (Belmont).
Brendan Perry of Dead Can Dance, and Robin Guthrie of the Cocteau Twins will play Metro.
Do Division 2010 (via REP3)
The already impressive collection of Big Freedia, Omar Souleyman, and Bonobo will now be joined by the likes of: A Place To Bury Strangers, Thao & Mirah, White Mystery, and more!
Admission is open, with a suggested donation of $5.
Head below to view the full lineup for both days.
Do Division 2010 (via REP3)
The 2011 Do Division Street Festival has announced its initial lineup, and details. This year, it will be taking place on June 4th & 5th on Division Street between Ashland and Leavitt in Wicker Park. Admission is open, with a suggested donation of $5. That shouldn't be much of an issue, because even the initial lineup is worth more than that!
Wicker Park's Do Division Fest stretches for 10 city blocks and includes a variety of great bands, fantastic food, retailers and shopping. Sidewalk sales fill the perimeter of the area and the extra-wide side walks allow plenty of al fresco dining at the incredible area restaurants ... in addition to all of the food being served directly at the fest itself.
Each and every year this event is packed and getting bigger. Do not miss this fantastic and fun event. It's a great kick-off to Summer.
Who are the bands playing this year? New Orleans native Big Freedia, known for his work in bounce music, and Omar Souleyman, a Syrian musician, will play on the Damen stage, with a DJ set by Bonobo, a British musician and producer.
Over on the Leavitt stage, attendees can rock out to some old favorites by two tribute bands: Led Zeppelin 2 and This Must Be the Band, which plays Talking Heads tunes. [wicker park bucktown]
Stay tuned right here for more details in the coming weeks!