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These are a slow few days for Soundboard, but that’s logical. The blues take a lot out of you. Fortunately, there’s still beer and LeBron (to root against).

There’s also some great live music. Stockholm-based Kate Boy at Schubas, Irish songwriter Glen Hansard playing a free show at Jay Pritzker Pavillion, and Chvrches from Glasgow headlining Lincoln Hall today and tomorrow.

Also tomorrow night, Japandroids and Crocodiles swing by Metro, improvising cellist Tomeka Reid plays at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers fame brings his band the Downtown Rumblers to SPACE.

On Wednesday, Christopher Owens of Girls comes to the Hideout, and folksy singer-songwriter Patty Griffin plays the Athenaeum Theatre.

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