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Chicagoist Vs. Gapers Block, Tonight It's ON

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on May 8, 2008 3:02PM

Chicagoist versus Gapers BlockLauri Apple of Gapers Block asked me a while ago if I'd be interested in representing Chicagoist in a DJ battle against her / Gapers Block at The Burlington tonight. Naturally I accepted the challenge without a second thought.

I believe we'll be splitting the evening into five musical themes* with each of us allotted 30 minutes to outdo the other, or something like that. I'll have free stuff from Chicagoist and she'll have Gapers Block goodies, so hopefully no one has to leave empty handed.

Also, I am not above bribing patrons with free CDs in exchange for their vote.

The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m., free, 21+

Flyer by Gina Knapik

*The themes? I believe they are:
1. Dancey Dance
2. Soul / Funk
3. Old Rock
4. Crap / Weird
5. Mixx

I think I have number four in the bag.