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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Early Warnings roundup

Posted By on 05.26.11 at 09:20 AM

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This week's show announcements are a tad sparse due to the impending Memorial Day weekend, but a few more summer festivals have rolled out all or part of their schedules. West Fest, Taste of Randolph Street, the Chicago Jazz Festival, Ribfest Chicago, and FitzGerald's American Music Festival are all included in this issue (for even more summer music festivals, check out the breakdown in last week's summer guide).

Other announcements for the week include Califone at the Empty Bottle, the Hold Steady with the Donkeys at Metro, Jolie Holland at Lincoln Hall, Thee Oh Sees at the Empty Bottle, Anvil at Reggie's Rock Club, and some sort of mini Chicago tour by Peter Bjorn and John that visits the Empty Bottle, Lincoln Hall, and Schubas.

Check out the rest of my list of notables after the jump. Then you can get back to cleaning your grill for the weekend's cookouts:

Anvil on July 26 at Reggie's Rock Club
Califone with Bloodiest on June 26 at the Empty Bottle
Chicago Jazz Festival on September 1-4 at Grant Park, Millennium Park, and the Chicago Cultural Center
FitzGerald's American Music Festival on July 1-3 at FitzGerald's
Handsome Furs on July 29 at Bottom Lounge
High Places on August 21 at the Empty Bottle
The Hold Steady with the Donkeys on August 25 at Metro (on sale Thursday at noon)
Jolie Holland on July 12 at Lincoln Hall (on sale Friday at noon)
Peter Bjorn and John on August 24 at the Empty Bottle, August 25 at Lincoln Hall, and August 28-29 at Schubas (on sale Friday at noon)
Ribfest Chicago on June 10-12 at Lincoln between Irving Park and Warner
Taste of Randolph Street on June 17-19 at 900 W. Randolph
Thee Oh Sees on July 23 at the Empty Bottle
West Fest on July 9-10 at Chicago between Damen and Wood
William Elliott Whitmore on July 29 at Lincoln Hall (on sale Friday at noon)

Make sure to visit the Reader's Early Warnings page for a full list of upcoming and updated shows. You can also sign up for a weekly Early Warnings e-mail blast.

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