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Friday, May 6
International Pop Overthrow starts its run tomorrow. Never heard of it? Well, this touring music festival (named after local band Material Issue's breakthrough album) features more than 100 bands playing over two weeks. The first show is tomorrow night at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, starting at 7:30 with Einstein's Sister. Tickets are $8. Check the schedule for the full lineup.