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By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 21, 2008 7:33PM
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The Lonely H are a bunch of high school kids with a real jones for the classic rock station. Of course in this day the classic rock station is just as likely to play Nirvana or Coldplay as it is to play The Who.
Subterranean, 2011 W North, 9:30 p.m., $10, 18+
Keep On Rockin'
We're in a retro fram of mind -- and please, keep in mind retro really does now include anything older than 5 years at this point -- so we're also going to check out The Ivorys at Beat Kitchen tomorrow night. Hit up their MySpace page for a taste of their basic power trio tunes, but avoid the video they shot since it supports their weakest song. At their best they churn out playful blues based rock and/or roll, but things can slide a tad downhill when their singer attempts to emote. Keep is simple, folks.
2100 W Belmont, Saturday March 22, 7 p.m., $7, all ages
Smash & Crunch is an up-and-coming club night attracting the "cool kids" with it's mixture of forward thinking dance music and good old-fashioned house. Tonight they feature Acid Girls, and we expect the place to be packed with everyone that's still hung over from chasing Justice all over town last night.
Liar's Club, 1665 W Fullerton, 9 p.m., $5, 21+
It's a bit of a hike, but for a chance at ten grand we might just make the drive out to Aurora to Westfield Fox Valley Mall to compete in the Rock Band competition their holding tomorrow. Kids and parents are both invited to join in the chance of shooting for the grand prize, to be delivered in the finals, which will be held in Las Vegas, a super kid friendly town. Strap on your imaginary Strat and start shredding.
195 Fox Valley Center, Aurora, Saturday March 22, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., register ahead of time