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Wed. Oct 22 2014
Wednesday, October 22 2014
8:00 PM | 18+
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Working under the apt nameplate The White Buffalo, singer/songwriter Jake Smith has resolutely charted his own single-minded course for more than a decade. An imposing figure with a voice to match, a resonant, roughhewn baritone, Smith writes about rebels, outsiders and troubled souls battling their way through the obstacles life throws in their paths, telling timeless tales generally set against recognizably contemporary backdrops. “I skirt the line between good and evil in a lot of my songs,” Smith points out. The hard-bitten themes and performances that have defined his career led the producers of Sons of Anarchy to grab six of Smith’s songs for use under scenes in the similarly edgy series, while The White Buffalo’s “American Dream,” written specifically for the 2013 feature film The Lone Ranger: Wanted, appears on the soundtrack album alongside contributions from fellow iconoclasts Lucinda Williams, Dave Alvin, Iggy Pop, Ben Kweller, The Aggrolites, Shane MacGowan of The Pogues and Iron & Wine.


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Thu. Oct 23 2014
$13 Adv. / $15 Doors
Thursday, October 23 2014
9:00 PM | 21+
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"Pond, an Australian rock band, toppled the stateliness of Britpop anthems into psychedelic turbulence, melting down grandiose riffs or pushing them toward screaming tantrums." -- New York Times

"from sleazy rock excess, to introspective, cracked psychedelia and back again" -- Fader

"Pond...are very good at nailing tracks with best-of-both worlds approach, fusing those indulgent chunks of far-outness with fundamentally solid rock'n'roll tunes." -- Pitchfork


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Fri. Oct 24 2014
$18 Doors
Friday, October 24 2014
9:00 PM | 18+
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At the tender age of 24, Noah Gundersen is already a young veteran who recorded his first album on his dad’s Tascam Studio 8 reel-to-reel home tape machine at 13. Born in the tiny town of Centralia, WA—about midway between Portland and Seattle—Gundersen has honed his craft through a series of albums, both solo (with his sister Abby, an expert string player) and with their band The Courage. He’s already placed songs on TV shows like Sons of Anarchy (the title track from his 2011 solo album Family, “David” and “He Got Away,” a track he sang written by the show’s creator Kurt Sutter and music supervisor Bob Thiele Jr.), Vampire Diaries (“Family”) and One Tree Hill (“Middle of June” from his 2009 EP Saints and Liars).

His latest album, Ledges, self-produced and recorded at Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard’s Studio Litho in Seattle, represents the latest stop in a journey which began in his strictly conservative, religious home growing up, where he was strictly forbidden to listen to secular music. Instead he grew up listening to Bob Dylan’s gospel albums, along with Christian artists such as Keith Green, Larry Norman and Rich Mullins.

“I’m not a religious person anymore, but I’ve learned that spiritual energy transcends religion and that’s something I’ve attempted to incorporate into my music,” Noah explains.

An impressive personal work, Ledges co-mingles the sensual and the sexual with the spiritual, often using religious and biblical imagery like Leonard Cohen to plumb the depths of everyday emotions and feelings. The album explores doubt and faith, sin and redemption, mortality and transcendence in 11 songs that get underneath the skin and cut to the heart.


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Sat. Oct 25 2014
(FREE For Non-Walkers)
Saturday, October 25 2014
1:30 PM | All Ages
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Tickets: $15 for one (1), $55 for four (4) ticket family pack, FREE for non-walkers. If purchasing the four (4) ticket family pack, please note that one (1) ticket will cover entry for four (4) people.

Hundreds of thousands of kids aged 6 months to 6 years, dancing their little booties off (to real disco music!) at some of the coolest clubs in the world while their parents sip cocktails, munch on organic snacks and dance along with their kids.

Baby Loves Disco transforms the world’s coolest nightclubs into child-proof discos.

Make no mistake, this is not the Mickey Mouse Club, and Barney is banned. Baby Loves Disco is an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real DJs blending classic disco tunes from the 70s & 80s guaranteed to get those little booties moving and grooving.

The fun spills out from all corners of the club: bubble machines, egg shakers, a chill-out room (with tents, books and puzzles), diaper changing stations, a full spread of healthy snacks and dancing…LOTS of dancing.


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Sat. Oct 25 2014
Saturday, October 25 2014
10:00 PM | 18+
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This Will Destroy You began in earnest during the mid-00’s in San Marcos, TX. In many ways, the initial sound of the band was the logical destination point for four friends (Christopher Royal King, Jeremy Galindo, Raymond Brown, and Andrew Miller) that had been playing in a variety of bands together throughout their teens. In 2005, the group began writing and recording what was intended to be a simple 6-song documentation of where they were at musically. Externally, Brown had been accepted into medical school, King was working on high profile graphic design gigs, and the four genuinely thought that they’d be moving into other fields, ultimately requiring the dissolution of the band.

This plan changed dramatically one fateful day when King sent the 6 songs (recorded by a 17-year old high school student) to Virginia’s Magic Bullet Records as a “thank you” for releases he personally enjoyed over the years from the label’s catalog. An immediate connection was established between the label and band. Within weeks, the 6-song demo became “Young Mountain,” This Will Destroy You's first retail full length, and the band found themselves on their first tour (a brief west coast stint with labelmates Sparrows Swarm And Sing).


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Sun. Oct 26 2014
Consequence of Sound welcomes...

The Adventures of Danny and Mike: The Podcast



$10 Podcast // $25 Podcast + Polaris
Sunday, October 26 2014
6:00 PM | 21+
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You might remember Danny Tamberelli and Mike Maronna from 90's classics like “All That“, “Figure it Out“, “Igby Goes Down“, “The Mighty Ducks“, “Slackers” or “Home Alone“, just to name a few. But chances are you remember them as “Pete’s” in Nickelodeon’s “The Adventures of Pete & Pete“, where they played sharp-tongued brothers bent on adventure. Well, times have changed and the guys are all grown up — but that doesn’t mean that the adventures have stopped! Join them for their all new monthly podcast “The Adventures of Danny and Mike” where they wander out into the world in search of their next great adventure. The podcast is produced by Jeremy Balon and Marianne Ways and a part of the FeralAudio.com podcast collective.

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Sun. Oct 26 2014
Consequence of Sound welcomes...

Polaris from the Adventures of Pete & Pete



Sunday, October 26 2014
8:00 PM | 21+
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Polaris! Until today they only lived in your tv. Things are about to change….

Polaris is the house band for The Adventures of Pete & Pete. Muggy, Jersey, and Harris Polaris. They open every show and perform much of the music heard in each episode. They made a record, made t shirts, appeared on a cereal box, but they never played a show. Never. That all changed last year in Hollywood. Polaris headlined the Pete and Pete reunion show at the majestic Orpheum Theater and sold it out. The people had waited long enough. They waited for October and now it's here. The Polaris lads are about to do their first ever tour!

Polaris was a one-off musical project in the mid-1990s involving members of the New Haven indie rock band Miracle Legion. The songs were written for the tv show by Mark Mulcahy and the band is Mark, Scott Boutier, and Dave McCaffrey. 'Music from The Adventures of Pete & Pete', released in 1999 on The Mezzotint Label, contains many of the songs Polaris recorded for the show and is the group's only album release.


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Mon. Oct 27 2014
Brass Inferno Productions presents:

Matching Pursuit Film Screening



Monday, October 27 2014
7:30 PM | 21+
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A web series and a jazz quintet walk into a bar...

Meet Rachel Blumenfield-Goldenfeinberger: a statistician who's about to take a chance.
Now meet The Dixie Hoppers: an early American pre-jazz quintet from Chicago.

Brass Inferno Productions presents a screening of Matching Pursuit, a Chicago-based comedy web series created by Nora Fiffer and Rachel Abrams. Join the cast and crew of Matching Pursuit for an exclusive screening of part one, Q&A with cast and creators, with live music from the series by The Dixie Hoppers.

Matching Pursuit follows Rachel, a painfully shy mathematician, who suddenly finds herself at odds with the banality of her carefully calculated life. Along with some often misguided help from her grandmother, professor, friend, and tutee, Rachel dubiously embarks on a journey to find love and happiness in what she discovers to be a frustratingly unpredictable world.

Matching Pursuit is written and produced by Nora Fiffer and Rachel Abrams, directed by Nora Fiffer, and filmed by Zac Osgood. The cast includes Nora Fiffer, Melanie Brezill, Aaron Carney, Francesca Mereu, and 95 year-old Lillian Michaels in her acting debut as Rachel's Bubbe. To find out more about the series, visit www.matchingpursuit.com for episodes, behind-the-scenes extras, and more.


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Tue. Oct 28 2014
Tuesday, October 28 2014
8:00 PM | 18+
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"Without/Within," the sophomore EP from critically acclaimed British trio Bear's Den will be released March 4, 2014, via Communion Records.

Ian Grimble (Travis, Manic Street Preachers) produced "Without/Within." Of the new music Andrew Davie (vocals, guitar) notes, "The songs were in many ways our most personal yet and also our most ambitious sonically. Joey's playing is particularly beautiful to me and his guitar and banjo melodies carry the songs so perfectly at times. Kev was experimenting more with synth bass and piano on top of drums before anyone else even picked anything up. I was experimenting for the first time in my life really on electric guitar and with delayed and reversed guitar loops. We all had our own responsibilities within this record and we all had complete belief and trust in each other. We wanted to push ourselves so that we could grow into the songs on the road and hopefully push ourselves to become a better live band because of it."


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Wed. Oct 29 2014
Wednesday, October 29 2014
8:00 PM | 21+
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Birds of Chicago is a collective built around JT Nero ( of JT and The Clouds, Chicago, USA) and Allison Russell ( of Po’Girl, Montreal, Canada) — they are constant vagabonds touring almost 11 months last year in support of their debut, self-titled album. Their brand of rock and roll poetry can be a little hard to categorize, for people that insist on categorizing… their voices are undoubtedly the centerpiece, while the band pressure cooks country, soul, blues in a way that forces some people to reach for extra hyphens in their description… they used to use the phrase “rock n roll” to describe this American mash up — Birds of Chicago still do.

Nero and Russell are most at home on the road – pick almost any night in the next two years and you can bet they will be in some festival, theater, pub, VFW hall, roller rink (they wish) or living room dovetailing their voices, singing their songs of hope, despair, love…. and electric seahorses. And honey bee apocalypses. And ice cream. It’s familiar and strange stuff – the everyday and the magical. Come see ‘em, they won’t be hard to find.


Black Lillies front man Cruz Contreras knows a thing or two about the road.

After co-founding Robinella and the CCstringband with his wife, he spent nearly a decade traveling the road and making music from coast to coast. When his marriage – and the band – dissolved in 2007, he returned to the road … this time, as the driver of a truck for a stone company. It was here, over a year spent rolling down the highways of East Tennessee, that the songs and sounds that would form the nexus of The Black Lillies were conceived.

And “Runaway Freeway Blues,” the band’s third studio album, was realized exactly there … on the road. When the Lillies weren’t playing their 200-odd gigs during 2012, they were in Wild Chorus Studio in their hometown of Knoxville, Tenn., working with Scott Minor of Sparklehorse to craft a beautiful ode to restless spirits and rambling hearts. Rooted in the mud-rutted switchbacks of Appalachia, “Runaway Freeway Blues” is the sound of a band that’s becoming something of a phenomenon across the country.


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Thu. Oct 30 2014
Thursday, October 30 2014
7:00 PM | All Ages
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Don’t bother asking Twin Peaks about the deeper meaning of their band name. They simply thought it sounded cool, which explains why their second album Wild Onion (out August 5th on The Grand Jury) isn’t as spooky or surreal as David Lynch’s short-lived TV show. It’s more like a modern day Nuggets, with Ty Segall, Black Lips and Thee Oh Sees curating instead of Lenny Kaye. Not literally, of course. But the spirit of those garage demigods is alive and well alongside subtle nods to everything from the Pixies and Tame Impala to the godfathers of guitar-guided pop music, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys.

If combining the influence of so many classic artists seems like a lofty goal for a group of 20 year olds, just remember that Twin Peaks’ core quartet—frontman Cadien Lake James, guitarist Clay Frankel, bassist Jack Dolan and drummer Connor Brodner—has roots that reach back to elementary school. And while their friendships were forged long ago, James also learned the ins and outs of the local Chicago scene with his last project: Teenage Dream, a minimal-yet-mean duo with his older brother Hal.


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Fri. Oct 31 2014
Mucca Pazza's 10th Anniversary Halloween Weekend Extravaganza

Mucca Pazza Album Release/10th Anniversary Halloween Celebration!



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$20 Adv. / $25 Doors
Friday, October 31 2014
9:00 PM | 21+
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Mucca Pazza is the marching band that thinks it’s a rock ‘n roll band. The group is a collection of shameless band nerds wielding instruments of incongruous traditions, sometimes in competition, often in cooperation. Many of them played in traditional marching bands in high school. Others wanted to but couldn’t because they played violin or accordion, and no one had yet come up with the amplified helmet. With speakers strapped firmly to heads, their rambunctious live show has brought them to such acclaimed venues as the Late Show with Conan O’Brien, Lollapalooza, and a fleet of canoes floating down the Chicago River.

Their music skips from genre to unnameable genre, never settling in one place for long, but held together by the band’s unmistakable sound and irresistible energy. To their credit, they only have one march in their original repertoire, their other music includes zombie-mambo, snake-charmer-metal, gypsy-reggaeton, punk-classical, and some demented arrangements of Dmitri Shostakovich, Bela Bartok, and famed Egyptian composer Kemal El Tawil.

They play everywhere: from punk venues to orchestral halls, from public parks to public radio, from diva palaces to dive bars. Some have called them “circus punk,” some say they’re “geek love,” but no one calls them dull.


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