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Decibelle Music and Culture Festival is Coming

Plushgun.jpgSo you may be thinking that you have never heard of the Decibelle Music and Culture Festival before, and you would be right. This actually the 6th annual (and poorly named) Estrojam Festival under a new name. However, the mission of building a supportive artscommunity that inspires, educates, breaks down stereotypes and encourages bold creative expression remains the same. The event takes places September 23-27th, and features headliners as interesting as Miss Kitten, Lady Tigra, writer Michelle Tea, and the newest member of the Tommy Boy family Plushgun.

It was nearly a year ago that I had the pleasure to meet Plushgun and talk with him about his future. At the time he had this to say, "I would like to get a record deal down the line, more than anything else, it makes the business a lot easier, not to mention distribution. If anything, I just hope to continue making music people like without having to comprise." I am sure he had no idea he would be the only male act in the six-year history of a woman oriented music festival. Regardless, he is a rising star who just sign a record deal last month and a great reason to make it out to this festival.

Decibelle Music and Culture Festival, formerly known as Estrojam Music and Cultural Festival, is an annual 5-day (9/23 - 9/27), Chicago based, music and cultural festival that has presented hundreds of successful events during the past six years. Decibelle features three concerts, a film festival, literary readings, parties and workshops in Chicago's most popular nightspots. For more information and set times please visit the Decibelle website.

 
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