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Artist Wed Apr 21 2010

Get Stuck On Free Energy

free energy.jpgFree Energy is a band you're gonna want to dance to. You're gonna see them live, and you're gonna want to buy a t-shirt. You're gonna want to take one of those free stickers home and put it on your notebook or planner or trash bin (or where ever it is that you put band stickers). Free Energy is one band you're gonna want to see at Pitchfork in July, but before all that happens, you're gonna to make your way to Beauty Bar this Friday night to see them perform at Spandexxx.

The first time I heard Free Energy, I actually thought I was hearing the new Strokes album (since I had just heard they were releasing, or at least working on a new one). They've got that super catchy, kinda glammy 70's rock vibe, plus they've got the power of James Murphy's (LCD Soundsystem) DFA records behind their debut, Stuck On Nothing. The Empty Bottle could barely contain the energy in their live show there last month, so I don't know how Beauty Bar will be able to hold them, but one thing is for sure, you should be there to find out.

Tickets are $5 at the door. The party starts at 10pm with DJs Moneypenny and Team Bayside High. 1444 W. Chicago. 21 & up.

 
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