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PHOTOS: The Wrens At Schubas

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 28, 2009 4:00PM

The Wrens made a special trip to Chicago for a two-night sold-out stand at Schubas last weekend. We caught the Friday show and the set we saw that evening is easily in our top five, if not top two, of the year thus far. Their t-shirts read "The Wrens: Keeping folks waiting...since 1989," a self-deprecating dig at the long waits the group's fans endure for both live shows and new material from the band. The reason folks do wait? The payoff is intense, and last Friday's show found the group delivering a career-spanning set of such incredible energy we half-feared that the Schubas stage would collapse under the rock onslaught. Unforgettable.

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