In summer 1979, Suzanne Shelton hatched a dream to open a punk dance club. She had two priorities: it had to play lots of new wave, and it needed clean bathrooms. Shelton had been DJing at a failing Lincoln Park disco called Hoots, but she spent all her free nights at O’Banion’s, a run-down gay […]
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Metro hosts a memorial for musician and mensch Rob Warmowski, Jeremiah Meece of The-Drum teases an imminent album of spooky electro, and more.
Abraham Levitan of Shame That Tune and Baby Teeth dusts off his singing-in-public shoes, Metro hosts a Neo reunion three years after the venerable goth club’s closing, and more.
Concert photographer Bobby Talamine thanks donors for their help replacing stolen gear, Chicago label Scrapes teams up with proto-industrial duo Hogg, and more.