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Concert Mon Apr 23 2007

The Wolf Who Cried Boy (Is Fame Hard)

For those of you quick enough to buy Amy Winehouse tickets this weekend for her upcoming show at the Vic (May 3rd, moved from two dates at Schubas), you'll be catching more than the drink-lovin' diva that night. Wunderkind Patrick Wolf, whose latest album The Magic Position has received fantastic critical acclaim, will be opening for Winehouse - and possibly making his last-ever Chicago visit. A post on Stereogum this morning reveals a letter from Patrick discussing how a recent incident involving his drummer has apparently been the straw that broke the camel's back - he plans to make an appearance in November with a London Orchestra his final concert.
So if you want to see the 23-year-old in the Windy City limits, start haggling for tickets now - it may be your last chance (at least until he realizes he can't retire on three Tomlab albums worth of royalties).

 
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