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Concert Mon May 16 2011

Reggae Nights Coming to Cubby Bear

On Sunday night the historic Wild Hare nightclub closed its doors for the last time after more than 25 years of welcoming some of the biggest names in reggae music. The closure came in the wake of owner Zeleke Gessesse's decision to return to his home country of Ethiopia and open another Wild Hare in Addidas Adaba.

Lucky for Chicago's Rastafarians and Cubs fans looking for a post-game dance outlet, Conscious Culture Chicago has announced its new "Reggae in Wrigleyville" series hosted by the Cubby Bear, an attempt to fill the void left by Wild Hare. Saturday, May 28 marks the restoration of reggae in Wrigleyville with dancehall artist Red Rat and local openers KOFI and DJ Slacky J. Classic reggae hits will fill the airspace between artists' sets.

It's the first in what Conscious Culture Chicago promise will be "many" reggae shows at Cubby Bear. Tickets are $10 in advance at the Cubby Bear box office and $20 on the day of the show--a nice incentive to plan ahead. Music starts at 9pm and it's 21+.

 
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