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Clarence Ewing: The Million Year Trip writesTONIGHT: CHIRP Welcomes Zola Jesus & Xanopticon to Lincoln Hall

Zola Jesus has been getting a lot of attention in 2011. Listen to her incredible voice and intensely atmospheric music and it’s not hard to understand why. Join us tonight at Lincoln Hall for what’s sure to be a fantastic performance. Also on deck tonight are the mind-blowing electronics of Breakcore master Xanopticon!

Lincoln Hall / 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. / 9:00pm / 18+

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Topics: concerts

Mike Pakowski writesThe Chicago CMJ Send Off Party Saturday, October 15th at Ultra Lounge

CHIRP Radio is thrilled to be a participating sponsor of the Chicago CMJ Send Off Party presented by Wine From The Moon, The Sound Scene, AudioTree, and MP Shows!

The Chicago CMJ Send Off Party is Saturday, October 15th at Ultra Lounge and features performances from local CMJ bound bands:

This event is 21 + and the good times will begin at 7:30 PM. For tickets and details head to:"">The Chicago CMJ Send Off Party is sponsored by:
CHIRP Radio, HEAVEmedia, Windy City Rock, Old Style and Olmeca Tequila

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Erin Van Ness writesHelp Support CHIRP and Get a Little Something for Yourself Too

Did you know CHIRP gets a portion of the proceeds from all your Insound purchases?

It’s true! Just visit to make a purchase and part of your sale will come back to CHIRP. What’s even better than that? Use code fallbreezes10 before October 15, and you’ll get 10% off your entire order too!

Insound is an online store that stocks a variety of LPs, CDs, downloads, and other media, including the lastest release from Chicago rock heroes Wilco, The Whole Love. It’s a great way to grab new music from the comfort of home while supporting your favorite independent radio station.

It’s a win for CHIRP and a win for you! But, hurry because this offer expires October 15. Just visit today!

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Clarence Ewing: The Million Year Trip writesTHIS WEEKEND: Ravenswood ArtWalk

Ravenswood Avenue is one of the most unique thoroughfares in Chicago. Strategically tucked between the busier and noisier streets on the North Side, tree-lined Ravenswood is a parallel oasis of commercial and creative activity, an urban planner’s dream come true.

This weekend the numerous artists who work on the avenue will be on display at the 10th annual Ravenswood ArtWalk. Over 40 studios will be open to the public for free. There will also be live music, presentations, film screenings, local food, beer by Goose Island, and the RAW Street Fair. Enjoy the rooftop lounge and sculpture garden, as well as a trolley service that will provide architectural tours.

Autumn is in the air, and this is a perfect way to spend what’s going to be a wonderful weekend inside and out before Winter sets in once again. See you there!

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 & 2 / Ravenswood Avenue, between Addison & Lawrence / 11:00am – 7:00pm (Sat.) – 6:00pm (Sun.) / All Ages

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Erin Van Ness writesLast chance to help CHIRP fatten up for the long winter ahead!

If you’re one of the amazing people who has already become a CHIRP member in the last two weeks, helping us raise $7,570 towards our $10,000 goal, we would like to extend a warm and heartfelt THANK YOU! Supporters like you who value this station enough to contribute your own hard-earned cash to the cause make this station possible.

If you haven’t had the chance to become a member during the campaign, or if you’ve been meaning to give and just somehow keep putting it off, don’t wait! The time to act is NOW. You have one last day, one last chance, to step up and help CHIRP reach our goal. We are SO CLOSE to making this goal a reality, and we simply cannot do it without your help.

We make giving easy. Just visit today!

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