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Friday, August 7

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King Khan @ Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle presents a performance by King Khan, featuring Gris Gris. Opening acts: Outer Minds and Shane Shane. Show kicks off at 9:30pm; tickets are $15 and can be purchased through Ticketweb. Empty Bottle: 1035 N. Western Avenue. (773) 276-3600.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub @ Noble Tree Cafe

The Chicago Nerds Social Club presents the latest in their regular series of science fiction & fantasy bookclub meetings tonight at 6:30pm at Noble Tree Cafe (2444 N. Clark). Tonight's book for discussion: The Adventures of Guy by Norm Cowie. The event is free and open to the public. For more information please see the Chicago Nerds Website.

Downtown Sound

The Downtown Sound series continues at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park with Delicate Steve and Bombino tonight at 6:30pm. Free.



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