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Early Warnings Roundup

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With Do-Division and Green Music Festival dates already announced, the next in line would naturally be the Wicker Park Fest, which runs July 23 and 24 on Milwaukee between North and Wood. The lineup is impressive thus far, with Wild Flag, Wavves, Blitzen Trapper, Flosstradamus, Ana Sia, and El Ten Eleven all signed on.

In other festival news, Dave Matthews and his band are once again taking a summer tour to amass a nice nest egg for the winter, but this time they're trying to distract everyone from how irritating they are by bringing along more appealing acts and calling the whole shebang the Dave Matthews Band Caravan. The three-day festival, which sets up camp on an expanse of lakeside real estate (8555 S. Green Bay) from July 8-10, features the Flaming Lips (performing Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon), the Drive-By Truckers, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, the Jayhawks, Vieux Farka Toure, and more.

Other shows of note for the week include Archers of Loaf and Blonde Redhead on separate dates at Bottom Lounge, Unsane at Abbey Pub, Times New Viking and Wildbirds & Peacedrums on separate dates at the Empty Bottle, the Windy City Soundclash at Subterranean, and Atari Teenage Riot at Reggie's.

Check out the rest of my list after the jump:

Archers of Loaf at Bottom Lounge on July 8-9 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Atari Teenage Riot at Reggie's Rock Club on September 28
David Bazan with Cotton Jones at Lincoln Hall on June 8 (on sale Friday at noon)
Blonde Redhead at Bottom Lounge on July 19
Children of Bodom with Devin Townsend at House of Blues on July 6 (on sale Friday at 10 AM)
Disappears with the Eternals at the Empty Bottle on May 6
Glasvegas at Bottom Lounge on May 31
Alison Krauss & Union Station at the Chicago Theatre on September 9 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
Dave Matthews Band Caravan at Lakeside (8555 S. Green Bay) on July 8-10 (on sale Friday at 10 AM)
Richard Pinhas at Abbey Pub on May 30
RJD2 at the Mid on May 20
Times New Viking at the Empty Bottle on June 29
Unsane at Abbey Pub on May 25
Wicker Park Fest at Milwaukee between North and Wood on July 23-24
Wildbirds & Peacedrums at the Empty Bottle on June 7
Windy City Soundclash at Subterranean on May 28-29

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