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Event Fri Apr 11 2008

CHIRP Record Fair Entertainment Schedule

The Music-Buying Event Formally Known As the WLUW Record Fair kicks off Saturday, April 12 and continues through Sunday, April 13. Now held as a fund raiser for CHIRP (Chicago Independent Radio Project), the sixth annual fair will be held at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse (1419 W. Blackhawk St.). Saturday hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7, or $5 if you can get your hands on one of their ads. There's also a special pre-admission price for Saturday that will allow you to sneak in at 8 a.m.

Entrance details aside, there'll be much more at the record fair than two rooms full of music vendors and a plethora of record geeks: CHIRP has also set up two days' worth of DJs and local live acts, including Mahjonng, Black Bear Combo, and the Revelettes. Check out the schedule:

CHIRP DJs (second gym)

Saturday:

10am – 11am – Carrie Weston
11am – 12pm - Elizabeth Ramborger
12pm – 1pm – Christopher Shively
1pm – 2pm – Jenny Lizak
2pm – 3pm – Deirdre Titel
3pm – 4pm – Emily Agustin
4pm – 5pm - Mica Alaniz
5pm – 6pm – Michael Ardaiolo

Sunday:

10am – 11am – Dan Morgridge
11am – 12pm – Erik Roldan
12pm – 1pm – Jen Van Matre
1pm – 2pm – Nick White
2pm – 3pm – Megan Timmons (Dj Megatron)
3pm – 4pm – Tony Breed
4pm – 5pm – Rachel Hinsdale

Main Stage

Saturday:
10am - 11am Dr. Drase
11am - 12pm Raise High the Roofbeam
12pm - 1pm Dylan Posa
1pm - 2pm Speck Mountain
2pm - 3pm Blue Ribbon Glee Club
3pm - The Revelettes
3pm - 4pm The Soul Rebel's Chic-A-Go-Go Dance Party
4pm The Revelettes
4pm - 5pm Black Bear Combo
5pm - 6pm Colorlist

Sunday:
10am - 11am William Luck
11am - 12pm Johnny from J+J+J (DJ Set)
12pm - 1pm Ferdinand Fox
1pm - 1:30pm DJ Nick Tracy, DJ Limbs / Chicago Breakerz
1:30 - 2:30pm Yea Big & Kid Static
2:30pm - 3:30pm Mahjongg (DJ Set)
3:30pm - 4:30pm Willy Joy & Capcom (DJ Set)
4:30pm - 5:00pm DJ Mary Nisi spins finds from the fair

For more information, visit CHIRP's record fair page. While you're there, stop by the Gapers Block booth!

 
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