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Early Warnings Roundup

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Lyrics Born
  • Jason Wallis
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As the familiar, numbing cold of death settles over the city, not to depart for months, it's smart to plan an outing or two to stave off cabin fever. The current batch of Early Warnings provides a solid selection of opportunities, though some of the dates announced this week are flirting with warmer weather.

Lincoln Hall's roster of new shows is especially strong and includes the Ex, the Low Anthem, Trombone Shorty, Wild Nothing with Abe Vigoda, and the Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour; Schubas will host Broken Records and a solo show from Ted Leo.

Also in the next few months: the, er, multitalented Liz Phair visits Metro, Celtic punks Flogging Molly play the Congress Theater, the Get Up Kids make old emo nerds feel young again at Lincoln Hall, rapper Lyrics Born hits the Abbey Pub, and Rush rolls through the United Center (with an extra truck for all of Neil Peart's drums).

Check out the rest of my list of notables after the jump:

Broken Records at Schubas on February 26 (on sale Friday at noon)
Buckcherry at Congress Theater on February 1
The Church at Park West on February 11 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour at Lincoln Hall on March 15 (on sale Friday at noon)
The Ex at Lincoln Hall on March 8 (on sale Friday at noon)
Flogging Molly at the Congress Theater on March 11-12 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
Free Energy at Double Door on January 20 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Future Islands at the Empty Bottle on February 19
Godfathers at Double Door on February 10 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Talib Kweli at the Shrine on February 4
Ted Leo at Schubas on February 1 (on sale Friday at noon)
The Low Anthem at Lincoln Hall on February 28 (on sale Friday at noon)
Lyrics Born at Abbey Pub on January 29
Men at Subterranean on March 14 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
Liz Phair at Metro on January 22 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Rush at the United Center on April 12 (on sale Monday at 10 AM)
Sick of It All at Subterranean on January 16
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at Lincoln Hall on February 2 (on sale Friday at noon)
Wild Nothing with Abe Vigoda at Lincoln Hall on February 18 (on sale Friday at noon)

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