Recommended Shows the Week of 5/7/12 - 5/13/12

MONDAY, MAY 7


9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
A new local post-punk outfit opens up an evening guaranteeing plenty of testosterone-laden jams in support of angular noise-pop-rock from Baltimore featuring ex-members of Double Dagger.


THURSDAY, MAY 10


+many more
6:30 p.m. / $20 / all ages / FB
KDHX's annual party brings plenty of bands, booze and burlesque to the City Museum.

FRIDAY, MAY 11


Jeremy Kannapell (film, featured in above video)
NMC's final concert of the 2011-2012 season highlights the Lou's finest experimental music mavens along with Chicagoan contemporary composer Olivia Block, all followed up by a celebratory after-party.

SATURDAY, MAY 12


8 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
The second edition of this zine/dvd anthology ushers in a calvalcade of awesomely weird atrocities including live performances, art, psychedelic projections and tons of free fun.


Pig Slop hosts yet another evening of experimental electronic eclecticism including surreal sounds from the south.

Pillow Talk
Via HaikuLou
Whispered Sweet nothings
As from a rusty chainsaw -
Scary lullaby.


Recent adds to the WD calendar: 
5/14: Vånna Inget (Malmö, Sweden), Doom Town, Bruiser Queen @ El Lenador
5/29: Japanther (Brooklyn, NY), Little Big Bangs, Bo & the Locomotive, The Corrigan Brothers @ Pig Slop Studios
6/3: Iron Hills, Claps, The Funeral and the Twilight, Durango @ Lemp Arts Center