Location: 1572 N Milwaukee Avenue, Minneapolis When: Thursday, July 7th @ 8PM
Consequence of Sound will be linking up with Red Bull Sound Select this Thursday to bring Open Mike Eagle to Chicago’s Double Door. The Wicker Park venue has been a landmark of the neighborhood’s 6 corners area for quite some time. Open Mike will be joined by Saba and Air Credits, Show You Suck and Hood Internet’s new collaboration; this will be there first time taking the stage under their new moniker. As always, Sound Select events are only $3 with RSVP ($10 @ door) and this one is 18+ to enter, click the link below to RSVP now.
Location: 1551 N Damen Avenue, Chicago When: Thursday, January 21st @ 8PM
Sound Select season is back and Fake Shore Drive’s first run looks like one to remember. Red Bull & Fake Shore will bring Bay Area legend Too $hort to the Double Door along with Smino and Martin $ky; two capable artists in their own right. Thank the lord for this Sound Select shit, this one is 18+ and only $3 w/ RSVP, click the link below to secure your spot.
Location: 1551 N Damen Avenue, Chicago When: Saturday, April 11th @ 6PM
With Chicago’s summer festival season right around the corner, Riot Fest, the Chicagoist, and Double Door have announced a showcase featuring Show You Suck. The actual Riot Fest isn’t until mid-September, but there’s no reason not to be getting excited. Gut Rot and 100Trill will open up the night, this one’s all ages and advance tickets are only $7 ($10 @ Door). Click the link below to grab your tickets.
Location: 1572 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago When: Friday, February 20th @ 8PM
It’s hard to believe that Dr. Dre dropped his classic album The Chronic 15 years ago. The milestone makes this year’s Dre Day celebrations a tad more important than previous years, so you can expect some awesome parties across the nation. With Chicago having one of the more notable celebrations annually, Go Ill & Burlesque of North America will once again throw their version at the Double Door in Wicker Park. This event will feature performances from Psalm One, Altered Tapes, Lowdown Brass Band, AwDazCate and many more. As usual, these performances will be laced with renditions of Dre’s classic records, for fans who still love The Chronic 15 years later. This one’s 18+ and advance tickets are going for $12 ($15 @ door); click to grab yours.
Location: 1551 N Damen Avenue, Chicago When: Friday, February 20th @ 8PM
Nearly 25 years since the release of The Chronic, the Dr. Dre celebrations are at an all time high. This year’s Chicago event will be held at Double Door with a long list of activities and performances. During the night there will be a game show, Dr. Dre karaoke and live performances from the Rapperchicks, 2nd City Citizens, the WHOevers and J. Arthur. This should definitely be a good time, if you’re looking for ways to celebrate Dr. Dre, this is it. Early bird tickets are still available for $10, they’ll be $12 in advance; click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 1572 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago When: Saturday, November 29th @ 8PM
Har Mar Superstar’s North American tour will stop in Chicago tonight at Wicker Park’s Double Door. A few weeks removed from his show at First Avenue, Har Mar will be joined by Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground (No…he isn’t dead), Toby Goodshank and local favorite Tickle Torture. A good show for people looking for something a little different, this one’s 21+ and tickets are still available for $16; click the link below to cop yours.
Location: 1572 Milwaukee Avenue N, Chicago When: Monday, November 17th @ 7:30PM
Bay area legend E-40 will play his 2nd Chicago show of the month tonight. This time he’ll headline the Double Door in Wicker Park, the event will also feature performances from Triple S S.L.A.N.G, R-Dubb, and Porch Musick. This one’s 21+ and tickets are still available at 3 tiers, $20 for general admission, $30 for balcony seats, and $65 for seated VIP and backstage passes. Click the link below for tickets and make sure to keep an eye out for more.
Location: 1572 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago When: Friday, May 2nd @ 9PM
Blu & Exile will be rolling through Chicago this Friday. Brought to us by the good guys at Closed Sessions, CIMM Fest will feature live performances from Blu & Exile, Show You Suck and Alex Wiley as well as a few special guests. DJ RTC, DJ Rude One & DJ Manny Muscles will handle the spinning setting the tone for what should be a great night. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door, everyone get ready for that Summertime CHI.
Location: 1572 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago When: Friday, April 11th @ 8PM
The LOX will be rolling through Chicago tonight on “The Trinity” tour. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen Sheek, Jadakiss and Styles on the same stage, but ever since they released their new EP “The Trinity” it’s almost felt imminent. This event is 21+ and tickets are going for $25 (General Admission) to $100 (Meet & Greet VIP), if you’re going to be in the windy city this weekend you should definitely hit this up. Click the link below for more info and keep an eye out for more from The L.O.X.
The Dre Day celebration has grown into one of the year’s most revered dance parties. Put together by Burlesque of North America, Dre Day will be in full effect in both of our cities. The Minneapolis event will feature the likes of Mally, Manchita, Plain Ole Bill and DJ Last Word among others while Chicago’s version will feature Psalm One, The O My’s, Rich Jones and Pugs Atomz as well as many more. If you’re looking for something to get into tonight this should definitely be a good time wherever you happen to be.