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North Coast Music Festival Tue Aug 04 2015

North Coast Music Festival Announces Official After Parties

northcoastafterparty.jpgFestival season is far from over as the North Coast Musical Festival is quickly approaching. We are month away from the summer's last stand which will fill Union Park with the most eclectic grouping of musical styles you'll likely see. Tickets are still available for the three day blowout, but what is a party without an after party (or pre party for that matter)? Well, NCMF has announced a multitude of official after-parties to keep the music vibes going well after the main festival. You can spend your evening listing to Knife Party, Galactic, Chromeo doing a DJ set, or any of the other 13 after parties going on around in Chicago. You can check out the full schedule below.

Thursday 9/3
Le Youth and Plastic Plates at the MID, 306 N Halsted St. Tickets are $10 plus fees. 21+

Friday 9/4
Daft Rock: Future Rock Performs the Music of Daft Punk + North American Scum: Members of Turbo Suit, Digital Tape Machine, Spare Parts Present the Music of LCD Soundsystem at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $20 plus fees. 18+

The Main Squeeze: Official Mind Your Head Album Release Party at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake. Tickets are $17 plus fees. 17+

Knife Party at the MID, 306 N Halsted St., Tickets are $25 plus fees. 21+

Salva, Sicko Mobb, Martin $ky + Cofresi at the Cobra Lounge, 235 N Ashland AveTickets may be available at the door. 21+

Saturday 9/5
The Disco Biscuits at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $38.50 plus fees. 18+

Lyrics Born, The Heard + O.R. They? at the Cobra Lounge, 235 N Ashland Ave. Tickets are $12 plus fees 21+

Sweater Beats, Humans + Smoko Ono at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake. Tickets are $15 plus fees. 17+

Steve Aoki + Ricoshei at the MID, 306 N Halsted St. Tickets are $30 plus fees. 21+

Galactic at 1st Ward/Chop Shop, 2033 W North Ave. Tickets are $27 plus fees. 18+

Chromeo (DJ Set) at Studio Paris, 59 W Hubbard St. Tickets are $60 plus fees. 21+

Sunday 9/6
Goldfish + Auto Body at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake. Tickets are $15 plus fees. 17+

Green Velvet at the MID, 306 N Halsted St. Tickets are $10 plus fees. 21+

Kill The Noize, The Trap House + Rodga at Transit,1431 W Lake. Tickets are $10 plus fees. 21+

Until the Ribbon Breaks, GGOOLLDD, and Equator Club at Cobra Lounge, 235 N Ashland Ave. Tickets are $15 plus fees. 21+

Monday 9/7
NCMF Official Closing Party w/ Porn N Chicken + Special Guest TBA at Evil Olive, 1551 W Division. Check back for tickets here 21+

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


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Beat Kitchen
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Cubby Bear
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Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
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Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

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Thick Records
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