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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Early Warnings Roundup

Posted By on 03.24.11 at 12:55 PM

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While the volume may not be as much as in previous weeks, this week's Early Warnings are damn loaded. The Empty Bottle alone announced shows with Big Freedia, the Crystal Stilts, Grails and James Blackshaw, and the Spits. Reggie's went the headbanging route, like they do, with Converge and Trap Them, Gave and Blood Red Throne, and Sacred Reich.

Big names this week include Neil Young playing a pair of dates at the Chicago Theatre, My Morning Jacket visiting the Auditorium Theatre, and Death Cab for Cutie tugging away at the heartstrings of Metro. The Melvins, Dax Riggs, and the zombies of Motley Crue and Poison will also be rolling through town.

Check out my full list of notables after the jump:

Big Freedia at the Empty Bottle on June 5
Cavalera Conspiracy at Bottom Lounge on May 4
Converge with Trap Them at Reggie's Rock Club on May 30
Crystal Stilts at the Empty Bottle on May 20
Death Cab for Cutie at Metro on May 20 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Earth with O Paon at Mayne Stage on June 8
Grails with James Blackshaw at the Empty Bottle on April 30
Grave with Blood Red Throne at Reggie's Rock Club on September 9
Melvins at Double Door on May 30-June 1 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Motley Crue with Poison and the New York Dolls at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre on July 1 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
My Morning Jacket at the Auditorium Theatre on June 17 (on sale Saturday at 11 AM)
DJ ?uestlove at the Shrine on April 23
Dax Riggs at Beat Kitchen on April 30 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
Spits with TV Ghost at the Empty Bottle on May 27
Neil Young at the Chicago Theatre on May 6-7 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)

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