Author Dave Hofer talks about his ongoing Bandcamp project, which archives the suburban punk scene he grew up with—”It’s a warts-and-all kind of thing.”
Director Steven Cergizan has been working on the sprawling, detailed No Delusions since 2010.
Revisiting the old haunts of legendary 90s hardcore band Los Crudos provides a miniature history of gentrification and activism in Chicago.
The punk-focused music-booking company bids adieu to the Lakeview bar, and many of MP Presents’ August shows have been moved to 1st Ward in Wicker Park.
The longtime local booking company will no longer be working with the Logan Square venue-slash-restaurant.
Logan Square venue Pancho’s changes its name (and lots of other things) to become Township
Parasol shutters its store and distro, Pancho’s goes upmarket, and more
The Fireside Bowl makes it into the New York Times.
Local author Brian Peterson reads from “Burning Fight: The Nineties Hardcore Revolution in Ethics, Politics, Spirit, and Sound” this Thursday at Harold Washington Library.
Someone’s in the Kitchen Although the occasional national act has played there over the past decade, the Beat Kitchen has always been a decidedly local venue. Its bookings generally range from popular bar bands like the Waco Brothers and the New Duncan Imperials to hopefuls who draw more family members than fans–and many of the […]