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State Champs headline Road To Riot Fest

When the weather starts to cool down and the leaves change, there is only one thing left that usually marks the end of summer… all the fall tour announcements. One of the biggest tours to be coming through this fall would be the Road To Riot Fest tour, kicking off promptly on September 5th, 2017 in Montreal, Canada. While this tour is only lasting till the end of September, it hits some pretty big states and cities, passing through a few festivals along the way. One of the most notable…

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Green Day Postpone Dates on Upcoming Tour

Green Day have had one hell of a comeback recently, with a new album and tour being just the tip of the iceberg for fans. While the new album is set in stone, unfortunately, their touring schedule will have a slight adjustment. Due to a spreading infection in the band’s camp, the group have to postpone a few dates of their forthcoming North American tour. Their St. Louis, Chicago, and and Detroit dates will be rescheduled. However, their Toronto date has no plans to be rescheduled as of yet. Check out…

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Celebrating 13 Years of Fall Out Boy’s Take This To Your Grave

There comes a time when any iconic album from a band hit’s a new milestone, let it be copies sold, audience approval or simply just being another year in existence. For pop-punk bands 13 years ago was May 6th, 2003, the kids of Fall Out Boy from Chicago, Illinois released Take This To Your Grave, their debut full-length record and their lives were forever changed. Take This To Your Grave was pivotal to launching an early Fall Out Boy’s massive career, to beginning to tour across the nation and even having…

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PHOTOS: Seinabo Sey, Chicago, IL

Seinabo Sey brought a soul pop and r&b vibe to the VHS Tour with X Ambassadors. For most of her performance, the stage was dark with the occasionally strobe of light. It made the audience focus on her voice. Sey sings effortlessly, no matter if she’s singing high or low. She connected with the audience telling personal anecdotes about the inspiration behind her songs. Sey is definitely the next best thing out of her home country of Sweden and one to watch. Check out the full online photo gallery of Seinabo…

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PHOTOS: X Ambassadors, Chicago, IL

X Ambassadors played a sold out show at House of Blues in Chicago on their VHS 2.0 Tour. After shooting the band for the first time a little over a year ago, their stage presence and live show has grown and become even more dynamic. When lead vocals, guitar, and saxophone Sam Harris wasn’t wrecking the stage with his instruments, his feet rarely were on the ground. The crowd feed off his movement. Movement and energy runs in the Harris family. While Sam Harris had the whole stage to jump around…

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Riot Fest Announce Denver, Chicago and Toronto Dates

Riot Fest has released the official dates for their Denver, Chicago and Toronto festivals. Check out the time frames below the jump and let us know which stop you’re excited for. The complete lineup as well as concert tickets are still on the way. In previous years, Riot Fest has included performances from La Dispute, Jane’s Addiction, Citizen and many others. You can purchase concert tickets here when they become available. Please follow and like us:

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Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival will be opening their gates this July 17 at Chicago’s Union Park. The 3-day festival will continue on through the 19th. The festival will include performances from CHVRCHES, Jimmy Whispers and Future Islands and many others. Single-day passes are still available. Three-day passes are selling fast so if you’d better act quick if you’re interested.  You can purchase concert tickets here. Check out the updated lineup below the jump and let us know which group you’re excited for. Please follow and like us:

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Real Friends Tease New Documentary And Exclusive Premier [UPDATE]

Real Friends have announced the release of their newest documentary, Moving Forward. The film is about growth, change and moving forward. Moving Forward will stream on February 19 at Real Friends’ here. Check out the film’s trailer below the jump and let us know your thoughts. Update: The band have announced a special one night only screening of the documentary at their local theater on Feb. 18.  If you’re from the Chicago area, you can head out to Marcus Theater in Orland Park to watch the film, attend a Q&A session with the band…

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WATCH: Pierce The Veil To Stream Chicago Show In Full

Later on tonight, Pierce The Veil will be holding a live stream of their set from Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois. So, it’s good news for those of you that haven’t been able to make it out to a date on their tour yet, or for anyone that just fancies watching! Read on for more… Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #61

“The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.” – Roy Ayers The following photos were posted between November 29 – December 4, 2014 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #60 Please follow and like us:

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