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Chicago Calling XI at Schubas - Good Covers for a Great Cause

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Cover bands are fun. There's really no disputing it. On a list of things that are fun, they rank slightly above bubbles and slightly below slip n' slides.

This coming Friday the 19th, Schubas is making it easy for you -- they're combining your quota of fun with your quota of philanthropy. For the 11th year in a row they're hosting "Chicago Calling -- Another Very Clash Christmas." The event features local cover bands London Calling - Chicago's only Clash cover band that matters and All Mods Conned -- the celebrated and potent tribute to The Jam, along with DJ Dave Roberts spinning the finest tracks. The official after party follows at Late Bar.

Proceeds from the event go to support the fantastic 826CHI, the Chicago chapter of the national nonprofit writing & tutoring center that helps students aged 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills.

If the past 10 years are any indication, this one's going to sell out fast. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than in the festive, cozy atmosphere of Schubas (which is currently decked out in Christmas lights and garlands), listening to The Clash and The Jam covers, knowing that you've given to a good cause? Tickets are only $10, get 'em while they're hot.

Chicago Calling XI: A Very Special Clash Christmas begins at 8pm on Friday, Dec. 19 at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave.

 
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