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Concert Tue Nov 11 2008

Matt & Kim Hit the Town (Twice!) (Just once)

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Brooklyn duo Matt & Kim are headed to Chicago, and they like us so much, they're settling in at Wicker Park's Subterranean for a two-night stint [Update: their Wednesday night show has just been canceled. That means you've only got one chance to catch them this tour. BUT tickets purchased for Wednesday night's show will be honored Tuesday]. That's right, the adorable, electric pair are going to bang around the room upstairs Tuesday and Wednesday, with a sweet gang of openers to boot. Tonight, get there early to hear Chicago's Vyle as well as Hollywood Holt, and Texas' Best Fwends open.

It may be getting dark and cold early now, but Matt & Kim surely won't disappoint the crowd. I don't know where these kids get their energy from, but I want it in my coffee every morning. Their sound is part crash bang, part giddy pop thing. If there ever were a cure for the onslaught of winter weather in Chicago, these two are it.

Tickets are $10, each night. Tonight's show gets going at 9pm (17+) and Wednesday's starts early at 6pm with a special all-ages night. Subterranean is located at 2011 W. North Ave. in the heart of Wicker Park.

Download their latest tune, "Daylight" at Green Label Sound.

[Video]: Matt & Kim - "Daylight"

Quick like a bunny! If you're the first to email us at contests (at) gapersblock (dot) come with the subject line, "M&K", you'll win a pair of tickets to Tuesday night's show at Subterranean. Update! We have a winner! Congrats to Jeff!

 
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James / November 13, 2008 10:31 AM

They'll be back in March opening for Cut Copy too.

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