June Shows We Recommend in Chicago and Atlanta

by That Guy on June 1, 2010

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Ahhh, yes…it’s that time of year again. When a young man’s fancy turns to visions of over-served women enjoying live music as far as the eye can see. It’s festival season! It’s also that time of year in Chicago when you begin to feel the intense pressure of making the most of each sunny day, knowing that there are only about 75 of them per year. Well, here are some ideas of how to get out and enjoy that summer weather.‚ Just a ton going on this month in Chicago and Atlanta. No pressure.

CHICAGO

The Hood Internet / Jeremy Messersmith – “Do Division Street Fest” (Division & Damen) – 6/5

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons – Subterranean – 6/5

The Mother Hips – Schubas – 6/5

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons – “Do Division Street Fest” (Division & Damen)‚ – 6/6

She & Him – Millennium Park – 6/7

Matt Pond PA – Lincoln Hall – 6/8

Damien Jurado – Schubas – 6/9

Samantha Crain – Schubas – 6/10

The Dutchess and The Duke – Empty Bottle – 6/11

Freelance Whales / Peter Wolf Crier – Schubas – 6/11

John Butler Trio / State Radio – Riviera Theatre – 6/11

Great Lake Swimmers – SPACE – 6/12

Califone / Bottle Rockets / Generationals / Those Darlins – “Ribfest Chicago” (Damen & Irving Park) – 6/12

The Whigs / Langhorne Slim / These United States – “Ribfest Chicago” (Damen & Irving Park) – 6/13

Great Lake Swimmers – Millennium Park – 6/14

Marah – Lincoln Hall – 6/14

Hacienda – Martyr’s – 6/18

MGMT – Riviera Theatre – 6/18

Patty Griffin – House of Blues – 6/18

Delta Spirit / Ezra Furman & The Harpoons – Metro – 6/19

Buddy Guy / J.J. Grey & Mofro – Ravinia Festival – 6/19

Lucero – “Taste of Randolph Street” (Randolph & Halsted) – 6/19

The Love Language – “Taste of Randolph Street” (Randolph & Halsted) – 6/20

Mates of State / Free Energy – Lincoln Hall – 6/22

The Wooden Sky – Ronnys Bar – 6/23

Sleepy Sun – The Double Door – 6/24

Mason Jennings – Lincoln Hall – 6/25

“Crossroads Guitar Festival” (Clapton, Beck, Guy, etc.) – Toyota Park (Bridgeview) – 6/26

Maps & Atlases – Subterranean – 6/26

These United States w/ Thao and The Get Down Stay Down

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / Hacienda – Lincoln Hall – 6/29

ATLANTA

Trampled by Turtles – Smith’s Olde Bar – 6/2

Free Energy / Jukebox the Ghost – The Star Bar – 6/3

Plants & Animals – The EARL – 6/5

Blitzen Trapper / The Moondoggies – Variety Playhouse – 6/9

Passion Pit / Tokyo Police Club – The Tabernacle – 6/9

Broken Bells / The Morning Benders – The Loft at Center Stage – 6/10

Jessica Lea Mayfield – The Star Bar – 6/12

Gringo Star – “Art B Que” – 6/12

These United States – The EARL- 6/17

Futurebirds – The EARL – 6/18

Mason Jennings – Variety Playhouse – 6/19

Modern Skirts / Skybox – The EARL – 6/19

Silversun Pickups / Henry Clay People – The Tabernacle – 6/19

Jeremy Messersmith – Smith’s Olde Bar – 6/23

Matt Pond PA – The EARL – 6/24

The New Pornographers / The Dodos / The Dutchess and The Duke – Variety Playhouse – 6/26

Marah – Smith’s Olde Bar – 6/29

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Shirk June 2, 2010 at 8:46 am

BAILIFF will be playing Do-Division in Chicago on June 5th as well. Looks like they go on around 5pm.

Cooper June 2, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Thanks a bunch for posting the ATL shows. I live .5 mile from the EARL, and it’s great seeing the pub.

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