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Neo Reunion!

By Suzanne Shelton

When it opened in July of 1979, the creators of the Chicago nightclub Neo never dreamed that it would last 36 years, contribute to the development of the notable music genres goth and industrial, and be cherished by literally generations of Chicago's unconventional clubgoers.

Formerly located down the alley at 2350 N. Clark Street, Neo closed its doors in July 2015, but patrons still lament its loss. They will have a chance to reminisce when 800 people will celebrate 40 years since their home away from home opened. Neo Reunion; 4 Decades, featuring six original Neo DJs, will be held at another iconic Chicago music venue, the Metro, 3630 N. Clark Street, on Saturday July 20th.

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Posted on July 15, 2019

Alt-Country Corner

A Musical Soul Food Library

By Don Jacobson
Boinng! My music dork-o-meter just buried the needle!
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Posted on March 1, 2010
Chicago In Song

Chicago In Song: Hobo Hub

By Don Jacobson
If you go by popular song lyrics, there is no one in Chicago who is not a drunken, miserable wreck.
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Posted on February 1, 2010


From "Concerns of a GOP Neo-phyte" to "Space Age Love Song."
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Posted on August 16, 2018
Bin Dive

Dave Dudley: Lonelyville

By Don Jacobson
Where the Nashville Sound met a broken heart and Tom T. Hall.
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Posted on January 20, 2010

Brit Buys Iconic U.S. Jukebox Company Rock-Ola

By Rock-Ola
Started in Chicago.

Posted on July 12, 2019

Beat Keepers: Women With Rhythm!

Go Fund Them.

Posted on July 11, 2019

Blues Legend Paul Oscher Is A Mess

Lived And Performed With Muddy Waters On The South Side
He played what Muddy felt.

Posted on July 10, 2019

Being Twista

The Life And Times Of Mr. Immortality
His ultimate goal: Bridging the gap between Chicago rappers of different generations and eras.

Posted on July 9, 2019

American Music

Rock nation.

Posted on July 5, 2019

Motoblot 2019

Cool-ass shit, people.

Posted on June 24, 2019

Remembering Sleezy D

Chicago acid house pioneer succumbs to kidney failure.

Posted on June 19, 2019

Bric-a-Brac Rocked Its 6th Anniversary Weekend

Your one-stop shop for all the necessities everyone really needs.

Posted on June 17, 2019

Take Five: Mariachi Sirenas

The Tribune says they are Chicago's first all-female mariachi group. All we know is that they are the Beachwood's favorite Chicago mariachi group.

Posted on June 14, 2019

Highlights | Blues Fest 2019

They still got the blues, y'all.

Posted on June 11, 2019

Remembering Leon Redbone And Dr. John

Subversive freaks make for true originals.

Posted on June 10, 2019

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TV - GOP FCC Weakens Kid TV.
POLITICS - Fact: Corporate Incentives Don't Work.
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BOOKS - The Ordeal Of The Jungle.

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