Entries tagged with: Reggies
Death @ Afro-Punk Fest 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Detroit protopunks Death will be heading to Chicago to ring in 2014 with a performance at Reggie's on December 31 with support from locals El Mejor and Le Tour. Tickets for the New Year's Eve show go on sale this Friday (11/15) at 11AM.
As part of Red Bull's ongoing Sound Select series, Fake Shore Drive have put together the bill of Mannie Fresh, Lucki Eck$, ZMoney, and Giftz for a show at Reggie's on September 19. Tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now; use the promo code breakmusic.
Fresh served as one half of the rap duo Big Tymers with Birdman (formerly known as Baby). Birdman heads up Cash Money Records, who Fresh was in-house producer for from 1993 to 2005. Fresh has also released a couple of solo records and has been working on a collaborative album with Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) called OMFGOD. The first taste of that album is a single entitled "Black Jesus," which you can check out at the bottom of this post.
Mannie Fresh's OMFGOD single and a poster for the RBSS show are below...
photos by Marfa Capodanno
All Eyes West at the Threadless Warehouse on 8.27.2013
Once in a while, Threadless invite bands to play their West Loop warehouse. These shows are generally live sessions and/or for employees only, but you may have visited the warehouse for their annual Pitchfork Fest pre-party. Chicago punks All Eyes West played the Threadless warehouse earlier this week, and we've got pictures in this post.
AEW were just recently able to fund the production of their second album via a Kickstarter campaign. They'll be heading to J. Robbins' Magpie Cage Recording Studio with the man himself next month to track the LP. Stay tuned for more information.
All Eyes West just wrapped a short East Coast tour, and they'll also be playing a couple of hometown shows this fall. First, they'll play Reggie's on October 5 with Braid, Break Anchor, and Suns (tickets). They've also been added as support for Knapsack's November 15 show at Bottom Lounge (tickets).
All AEW dates and pictures from their 8/27 show at Threadless are below...
Saint Vitus @ Brooklyn's Saint Vitus, September 2012 (more by Samantha Marble)
Doom juggernauts Saint Vitus have announced that they'll be embarking on a fall U.S. tour with rotating support from Pallbearer, Zoroaster, and Hookers. That tour includes a performance at Reggie's on October 8 with Pallbearer and Hookers. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale on Tuesday, August 27 at noon CST.
This set of dates is in celebration of the reissues of Saint Vitus' C.O.D. and Die Healing, which are up for preorder via Season of Mist.
All dates, a tour poster, and a couple of videos are below...
As seen on BrooklynVegan, Los Angeles punk veterans The Dickies are still at it. They've got a handful of upcoming shows in their home state and then will be heading out on a fall U.S. tour in late-October. That tour includes a performance at Reggie's on November 9 with Brain Vacation. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All Dickies tour dates and a couple of videos are below...
Acid Rap-per Chance the Rapper has a very big August in Chicago coming up. He'll perform at Lollapalooza 2013 on Friday, August 2 (BMI Stage at 6:50PM), will play a sold-out aftershow at Reggie's on 8/2 as well, AND a Red Bull Sound Select show in Grant Park on August 1. The RBSS show happens at 8PM at Monroe Street and Columbus Drive with openers Cherub and Rivals of the Peacemaker. Admission is FREE, but you must request tickets (18+ only).
Red Bull Sound Select are also presenting Metric at the House of Blues on July 27, Unknown Mortal Orchestra at the Empty Bottle on August 2, and they've got a stage at Lollapalooza.
Take a listen to Chance's great Acid Rap after the jump...
Fucked Up @ Brooklyn's House of Vans in June (more by Maclyn Bean)
Fucked Up are currently on tour throughout North America, and will tag Chicago this weekend for a performance at Reggie's on Saturday night (7/27) with Brick Assassin and Hobo and Boxcar. If you haven't seen FU live, what are you waiting for? Ol' Pink Eyes (aka frontman Damian Abraham) spends a majority of the show in the crowd, and the band are incredibly tight. They've been playing a few new songs on this run too. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are still available. It's their last North American show before heading off to Europe next month, so it's bound to be an extra high-energy gig.
Orange Goblin at MDF 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro)
As discussed at BrooklynVegan, Orange Goblin must love the US... After a recent tour earlier this year they'll be back for more this fall. Holy Grail and Lazer/Wulf will support the band on this set of shows, which hit Reggie's on October 22nd. Tickets go on sale on August 2 at noon CST.
All dates and a stream of 2012's A Eulogy For the Damned are below...
Death in June -- 2013 U.S. Tour Flyer
Controversial neofolk outfit Death in June will be embarking on a very brief fall U.S. tour in September. They've been banned in Chicago a couple of times, but will be headlining Reggie's on September 16 as part of this tour. Advance tickets are on sale now.
All dates are listed below...
When a metal guy says "That's so Raven," it takes on a whole different meaning. That's because the NWOBHM/thrash favorites have had close to 40-years to influence legions of long/short-hairs alike and, as discussed at Invisible Oranges, now have the video to prove it. The band will hit the road for a string of dates this fall with MPire of Evil in tow, make sure to catch them at Reggie's on October 1. Ticketing information for the Chicago show is forthcoming.
Exhumed at California Discord Fest, 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Exhumed are readying their new LP, Necrocracy, for release on August 6 (stream a track), and as such they'll go out on a string of death-metal-heavy dates will join Dying Fetus, Devourment, Abiotic and Rivers of Nihil. the dates include a stop at Reggie's on October 27, and tickets are on sale.
The Dwarves at Knitting Factory in 2011 (more by Harriet Roberts)
Long-running shock rockers The Dwarves and straightforward punks The Queers are heading out on North American tour together in August. That tour kicks off on August 21 in Indianapolis, IN, and will tag Chicago for a performance at Reggie's on August 23. Advance tickets are on sale now.
All dates and a couple of videos are below...
Murder by Death @ Do Division 2012 (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)
Bloomington, Indiana's Murder by Death have unveiled a video for "Lost River" from their 2012 LP, Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon (Bloodshot Records). The track is carried by MbD's oaken-voiced frontman Adam Turla, and its visual accompaniment was directed by O'Death's Gabe Darling. Check out the clip at the bottom of this post.
Murder by Death will be embarking on a large summer // fall North American tour next week. That tour finishes off with a performance at Reggie's on September 29, with support from Larry and His Flask and The Blind Staggers. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (5/24) at noon CST.
Murder by Death's full tour schedule and new video are below...
photos by Milos Markicevic
Butterclock at Reggie's on 4.16.2013
Butterclock released the digital version of her EP last month (4/15), which included the Grimes-esque track, "Holograms," which didn't appear on the physical version. Last week, she dropped the video for that track, and you can watch that below.
The day after the digital release of her EP, Butterclock brought her tour through Chicago for a show at Reggie's with Teen Witch, Magicks, Shuteye, and Moon River. A set of pictures from that show are in this post.
More pictures and the new video below...
Dawes @ The Parish during SXSW 2013 (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)
Dawes are set to welcome their new album, Stories Don't End, on April 9 via Red General Catalog (US) // Hub Records (Canada). A video playlist can be found at the bottom of this post, which includes a lyric video for their slick new single "From A Window Seat," studio footage // brief interviews, and an LP trailer.
Dawes are currently on tour throughout North American, and won't head home for good until late-July. That tour includes a FREE, 6PM show at Reggie's on April 1. Admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis (21+ only), and you can enter to win guaranteed entry for two HERE.
All Dawes tour dates (including some with Bob Dylan) and that video playlist are below...
Marduk at Music Hall of Williamsburg, June 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)
Didn't you know that when things get SERIOUS and you are ready to throw a punch, the first logical thing to do is remove all of your clothes? Well, that's what one Marduk fan thought anyway at their recent tour stop at Reggie's. Check out the video via The Gauntlet below.
Los Angeles-based hip hop trio Pac Div welcomed their second studio album, GMB, in November of 2012 via RBC Records. The solid LP features guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Blu, and others, as well as production from The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish, Pac Div member Like, and more. Stream "Cross-Trainers" featuring Kendrick Lamar and Blu, and check out their brand new video for "Savages" at the bottom of this post.
Pac Div will head to Austin, TX for SXSW, and then will use the festival to kick off their spring North American tour. That tour includes a performance at Reggie's on March 25 with Johnny Polygon, After the Smoke, and Taylor Bennett. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All Pac Div dates, a tour flyer, and that song stream + music video are below...
As you may already know, Black Flag have reformed and will be releasing a new album sometime this year. Their lineup consists of Greg Ginn on guitar, Ron Reyes on vocals, Gregory Moore on drums, and Dale Nixon (which is just Ginn's pseudonym) on bass. That lineup are beginning to reveal some summer tour dates, including a pair of shows at Reggie's on June 8 & 9. Good For You will act as main support, and tickets for both shows go on sale this Saturday (2/23) at noon CST.
In related news, make sure not to confuse Black Flag with the Keith Morris-fronted FLAG.
All known Black Flag dates are listed below...
Joey Bada$$ @ SUNY Purchase in 2012 (more by Kellyann Petry)
As seen on BrooklynVegan, young Brooklyn-based rapper Joey Bada$$ has unveiled his international "Beast Coast Tour" with BC cohorts Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers. That tour will kick off at South by Southwest in Austin, TX, and will reach Chicago for a performance at Reggie's on April 11. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (2/22) at noon CST.
All Joey Bada$$ and co. tour dates and some song streams // videos are below...
Bolt Thrower will return to the U.S. for a string of dates dubbed "Return to Chaos!" The run will surround their upcoming appearances at Maryland Deathfest and Chaos in Tejas, and includes only one other show east of the Mississippi River: a performance at Reggie's on June 1 with Benediction. Tickets go on sale this Friday (2/15) at noon CST.
All Bolt Thrower dates and a tour flyer are below...
Royal Thunder @ the Beat Kitchen in September (more by Carmelo Espanola)
As discussed, Enslaved, Pallbearer, and Ancient VVisdom are teaming up for a winter North American tour. Bluesy greats Royal Thunder have now been added to that tour, which includes a February 3 show at Reggie's. Advance tickets for that show are still available.
Royal Thunder have also shared a video for CVI's "Blue" today, which you can check out along with their full 2013 tour schedule below...
Marduk at Music Hall of Williamsburg, June 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)
As seen on BrooklynVegan, Marduk, Moonspell, Inquisition, The Foreshadowing, and Death Wolf are teaming up for a February // March North American tour. The five-act tour will reach Reggie's on February 27. Ticketing information for that show is forthcoming, but you can check Ticketsfly for updates.
All tour dates for the tag team run are listed below...
Action Bronson @ MHoW in August (more by Ryan Muir)
Action Bronson hit the road with Cypress Hill earlier this year. As you might remember, the two acts were originally supposed to appear at the Double Door together on November 4. Cypress Hill had to reschedule some dates due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and those rescheduled dates-- including a December 3 performance at the Double Door-- did not include an opening set from Action. Though he didn't make it to Chicago earlier this month, Action was scheduled to appear at Reggie's tonight (December 29). He's since moved that performance to January 27, and all tickets will be honored. More will be on sale soon; check Ticketsfly for updates.
UPDATE: Tickets for Action Bronson's January 27 show are on sale now.
Since Action Bronson can't make it tonight, Chance the Rapper headlines a FREE show at Reggie's. Chuck Inglish, Johnny Polygon, and Impala Sound Champions will open the show, and you don't need to RSVP for entry.
Check out the video for Action Bronson's "The Symbol" from his newest mixtape Rare Chandeliers below...
We've been talking New Year's Eve for quite some time, and since the world didn't end last week, all the great shows and parties we told you about are still happening.
Refresh your memory below...
"The Screaming Eagle of Soul" himself, Charles Bradley, will be visiting Chicago for a two-night stand at Lincoln Hall on December 30 & 31. Advance tickets are still available for both shows, and though his New Year's Eve performance will cost you twice as much as the 30th, you'll receive complimentary drink tickets, appetizers, and a Daptone Records drop card for a free digital sampler.
Speaking of Lincoln Hall, their sister venue Schubas will be hosting Maps & Atlases on December 30 & 31. Gypsyblood will act as main support on the 30th, Santah will open the show on New Year's Eve, and advance tickets for both shows are still available. There's also a two-show pass for sale.
Screeching Weasel are celebrating their 27th anniversary with a two-night run at Reggie's on December 30th & 31st. Though Night 1 (with The Queers, The Manges, and Vatican Junkies) is sold out, advance tickets for Night 2 (with The Queers, The Manges, and They Stay Dead) are still available.
Tilly and the Wall are yet another act that will be playing two Chicago shows during New Year's Eve weekend. You'll be able to find them at Subterranean on December 30 (with California Wives) & 31 (with My Gold Mask and DJ CC Rider). Advance tickets for both shows are still available.
The Eternals will be performing "the Espiritu Zombi Suite," a piece written for a larger group-version of the band, at the Hideout on New Year's Eve. As discussed, core members Damon Locks, Wayne Montana, and Areif Sless-Kitain will be joined by six additional musicians on vibes, coronet, flute, saxophone, and more. Chandeliers will act as main support and will also play a DJ set around midnight. Advance tickets are still available.
"The Queen of Rockabilly," Wanda Jackson, will be headlining the Double Door on New Year's Eve. JD Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers, Burlesque le' Moustache, and Soul Summit DJs will open the show. Advance tickets are still available.
Denton, TX's The Marked Men are playing the Empty Bottle on December 31 with Bad Sports and Terrible Twos (tickets). As discussed, Marked Men side project Mind Spiders are playing the Bottle on December 29 with The Novice and Dumpster Babies (tickets).
Speaking of the Empty Bottle, they're also presenting Mucca Pazza, White Mystery, and Jon Drake & the Shakes at the Logan Square Auditorium on New Year's Eve (tickets). They're also doing "New Year's Eve: Two Thousand Turnteen" with The Hood Internet, Moon Boots, Only Children, and DJ Esquire at Beauty Bar (tickets).
Magic Milk, Rabble Rabble, Vamos, Kodiak Farm Boys, The Electric Dollhouse Groove Buggy, Don't Forget Your Dinosaur, and The Sueves are ALL set to play Quenchers on New Year's Eve. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
Outer Minds, The Hello Hello, and Absolutely Not will be performing at The Burlington on December 31.
South Loop dive bar Cal's are closing on New Year's Day. They'll be throwing a farewell // New Year's Eve show, featuring performances by Mercy Mercy, Demerits, and Larroquettes.
Perhaps you're looking for something a bit more electronic? Porter Robinson is coming to Chicago for a two-night stand at the Congress on December 30 & 31. Hardwell and Deniz Koyu will act as main support on the 30th, and Mat Zo and The M Machine will open the show on the 31. Advance tickets for both nights are still available. Paul Oakenfold is also playing Castle Nightclub (tickets).
ALSO: You'll be able to ride the CTA from 10PM - 4AM on New Year's Eve for 1¢. For more information on how that works visit the CTA's website.
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Happy (almost) New Year!
Have you incorporated the phrase "lemme smang it" into your vocabulary yet? If so, you'll be psyched to hear that the group Turquoise Jeep, who have an Internet hit of the same name, are currently on tour throughout the US. You can smash, bang, and/or smang it with the crew-- whose tour vehicle had better be a turquoise-colored Jeep-- in Chicago at Reggie's this Thursday (11/15). Advance tickets are still available.
All known Turquoise Jeep tour dates and a couple of videos are below...