Thursday, May 08, 2008

Chicago Concert Calendar: Friday, May 9th

Murphy's Law, we suppose, but there are a gazillion good shows in the City of Wind that are all happening tomorrow night. Here's a little breakdown to help you decide where to go:

Who: The Kills
Where: The Metro
Price Tag: $14.00 (get tix)
For Fans Of: Boy-girl duos, Primal Scream, Jesus & Mary Chain
What to Wear: Skinny jeans, scarf 'round yo neck
Listen:

Who: M.I.A.
Where: Aragon Ballroom
Price Tag: $27.50 (get tix)
For Fans Of: Sri Lankian rebels, dirty-house, M.I.A.
What to Wear: All-over print tees, multi-colored Adidas
Listen:

Who: DeVotchKa
Where: The Vic Theater
Price Tag: $19.50 (get tix)
For Fans Of: Gypsies, the soundtrack to Little Miss Sunshine
What to Wear: Eastern European Immigrant Fashions
BONUS: Basia Bulat opens!
Listen:

Who: The Heavy
Where: Darkroom
Price Tag: $5.00 (get tix at the door)
For Fans Of: Dancing, Curtis Mayfield, Prince
What to Wear: Dancing shoes, that new Puma hat
Listen:

Who: Ministry
Where: House of Blues
Price Tag: $41.50 (get tix)
For Fans Of: Overpriced concert tickets, late-80s Industrial Metal, NIN
What to Wear: Black
Listen:

Who: Hum.V
Where: Funky Buddha Lounge
Price Tag: $10.00 (mention Hum.V at the door)
For Fans Of: Local hip-hop, Slim Shady
What to Wear: Flat-billed cap, ice 'round yo neck
Listen:


Who: Presidents of the United States of America
Where: Abbey Pub
Price Tag: $20.00 (get tix)
For Fans Of: That one song, "Peaches", from 1996; or "Lump" from 2000; oh, and they're still making really rocking music, by the way
What to Wear: Flannel? I don't know, they're from Seattle
Listen:

BONUS! I know you just wanna hear "Peaches" now, so:


Enjoy.

-J2

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