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This punk-rock festival features two "pre-bash" club shows--including one headlined by Naked Raygun's goat-fixated ersatz Ukrainian polka-band alter ego, Holyy Lazarski Nahane--followed by an all-day concert. For more information go to


Double Door | 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160 | $16, $12 in advance, 21+

9:00 Blue Meanies (see the Treatment), Bollweevils (see the Treatment),Tossers, Shot Baker


Subterranean | 2011 W. North | 773-278-6600 | $16, 21+

9:00 Holyy Lazarski Nahane with "mystery guests," the Bomb, Four Star Alarm


Congress Theater | 2135 N. Milwaukee 312-752-6601 or 312-559-1212 | $24.50 | A

Noon Massacres

12:25 Audio Violence

12:50 Fear City

1:15 Gravetones

1:40 I Attack

2:05 Secret Agent Bill

2:30 Deal's Gone Bad

3:00 Flatfoot56

3:30 Effigies

4:00 Toasters

4:40 The Business

5:20 Youth Brigade

6:00 Mustard Plug

6:40 7 Seconds

7:20 Bollweevils (see the Treatment)

8:00 Blue Meanies (see the Treatment)

9:00 Naked Raygun

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