Friday, November 16
*The Van Halen tribute Mean Street rocks Pop's. All night.
*At the Bluebird, it's a tale of bands with new material, as locals Magnolia Summer and Champaign's own Shipwreck share a bill with Wake Up Report. The former has been recording as of late, while the latter has a new album, Rabbit in the Kitchen With A New Dress On, coming out on a subsidiary of Polyvinyl.
*Garrison Starr, Off Broadway *The Heart Attacks, 2 Cents Plain *Muzzlehorse/The Livers, Lemmons *The Bureau, Lucas School House *Casey Driessen, Focal Point *Corey Smith, Pageant *Australian Pink Floyd, Fox Theatre *Head on Collision/Spark Thugz, Way Out Club
Saturday, November 17
*Saturday Looks Good To Me/Gentleman Auction House/Bo and the Locomotive, Bluebird *Boys Like Girls/All Time Low/The Audition/Valencia, Pop's *Tim and Eric (from Adult Swim), Off Broadway *Celebration Day: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin, Pageant *The Gunshy, Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center *Gumbohead, Broadway Oyster Bar *Sarah Bettens (ex-K's Choice), Old Rock House *Scott Kay and the Continentals, Iron Barley *Tight Pants Syndrome, Lemmons *Chapters, Way Out Club
Sunday, November 18
BONUS MONDAY SHOWS *Of Montreal/Grand Buffet/MGMT, Pageant *Dying Fetus/Cephalic Carnage/Skeletonwitch/Demiricous, Pop's
-- Annie Zaleski