The Throne is to Otis Redding as Kansas chief XV is to Dion and the Belmonts--no one is mad about the reminder to revisit. Vizzy brings his backpack rap to Cicero's on February 2. New Orleans brassy ball busters Bonerama return to the Old Rock House on February 12. Plenty of DJs, dubheads and EDM whizz kids: leading lady of dub Ana Sia heads to 2720 on January 27, Caspa and Antiserum battle for a spot at Kansas City's Connectorville festival, and Gabriel and Dresden's reunion tour stops at Europe Nightclub on March 3.
2720 Cherokee Ana Sia, January 27 Battle for Connectorville, with Caspa, Antiserum, January 4 Gladkill, January 13 Juno What?!, February 3 Love and Light, February 11 Matty G, January 19 Mike Dillon, January 31
BB's Jazz Blues and Soups Davina and the Vagabonds, February 24 Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, February 17 Steve Gerard and the National Debonaires, February 10 Victor Wainwright and the Wild Roots, February 26
Cicero's Brutally Frank, January 19 Narrows, March 20 This Will Destroy You, January 31 XV, February 2
Europe Nightclub Gabriel and Dresden, March 3
The Firebird Cheap Girls, March 12 Every Avenue, February 22
Old Rock House Bonerama, February 12