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Event Mon Jan 12 2009

Tomorrow Never Knows at Schubas

tnk_logo.jpgIt's a fact that "tomorrow never knows."You can never predict what the future will bring, although you can try. Schubas will attempt to do just that, or at least offer you some candidates for the future of indie music. Tomorrow Never Knows is a festival presented each winter at Schubas and showcases some of the up-and-coming musical acts from all over the country, including Chicago. The Soft Pack, Department of Eagles (see our preview here), Cursive, Hey Champ, and Bishop Allen are just some of the bands appearing. The festival begins this Wednesday, January 14th and continues through Sunday, January 18th. Tickets for each night are $15 and can be purchased at Schubas' website, where you can also purchase a 5-day pass good for entry to every show for $55 (UPDATE: 5-day passes have sold out). Thursday and Friday individual tickets are already sold out, so act fast if you want to see any these acts in the home-y confines of Schubas before you're stuck seeing them in a larger venue...

Schubas is located at 3159 N. Southport. All shows begin at 9pm and are 18 & up.

And for a glimpse a little further into the future, don't forget to see the Paul Green's School of Rock students present British Invasion on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased separately for $10 ($15 at the door), but admission is included if you opt for the 5-day pass.

The full lineup is after the jump.

Wednesday, January 14:
The Soft Pack (formerly The Muslims)
The Republic Tigers
Bear Hands
Lost In The Trees
DJ STV SLV of The Hood Internet
DJ Miles Raymer

Thursday, January 15:
Department Of Eagles
The Poison Arrows
Dialogue Incorporated presents DJs Mister Joshua

Friday, January 16:
Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson
All The Saints
DJ Autobot (Curt from Flosstradamus)

Saturday, January 17:
Hey Champ
The Wonderful World Of Bald Eagle
Pretty Good Dance Moves DJs
Fly By Night and Friends with DJ Willy Joy
Red Foxx (SLUTTT, Hearthrob, Boston)

Sunday, January 18:
Bishop Allen
The Donkeys
Burlington Night DJs with Nixon
Ed Menacho

2pm Saturday and Sunday:
Paul Green's School Of Rock - Chicago British Invasion

Read all our Tomorrow Never Knows coverage.

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