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Last Minute Plans: The Features And Volcanoes Make Islands

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 15, 2011 7:00PM

The Features

We reviewed The Features latest album and shared a track of theirs with you a few months ago, so it's no secret we're fans of the band's blistering approach to rock and/or roll. Well they're back in town tonight to play the super cozy confines of Schubas and man oh man believe us when we say this is the setting you want to see them in. It'll singe your eyebrows and bring a smile to your face.

Opening tonight's show is Chicago's Volcanoes Make Islands, a band whose intricate mixture of indie urges and classic rock grandiosity caught our attention last year. They carry a different kind of intensity than The Features but seeing the two bands in one evening should be a rare treat in energetic excess.

In fact the only thing keeping this show from being absolutely 100% perfect is its insanely early start time of 7 p.m. Oh well, since it gets dark so early nowadays we'll just pretend the hour's a later one more appropriate to bacchanalian abandon.

Tonight, November 15, Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 7 p.m., $12, all ages