The new musical Verböten uses the story of Jason Narducy’s forgotten early-80s band to talk about the power of subculture.
New postpunk label Chicago Research charges out of the gate, the Latin Rootz DJ crew remixes Chicago Afrobeat Project, and more.
End Result were mentored by avant-garde troupe Ono and shared members with the likes of Big Black and Articles of Faith.
Former Born Against front man and occasional Reader contributor Sam McPheeters has published his first novel, and he’d like to read some of it to you
The city’s expansive punk beatdown returns with a lineup that includes the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Articles of Faith, Circle Jerks, Propagandhi, Negative Approach, Bad Religion, Naked Raygun, the Zero Boys, the Bronx, and others.
A planned reunion of the original Naked Raygun lineup takes a hit from a biking accident, but three-fourths of that group (and the band’s current drummer) play tomorrow at Double Door on the opening night of Riot Fest.
“You Weren’t There: A History of Chicago Punk 1977-84” celebrates its release on DVD with a Saturday screening at the Portage Theater, followed by a show at the Empty Bottle.
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