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CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Welcomes: Alex Lahey

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Lincoln Hall
2424 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 525-2501

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Making the long trek from Melbourne, we're proud to partner with our friends at Lincoln Hall to bring Alex Lahey and her anthemic indie rock to Chicago on August 27th as she tours America in support of her autobiographical new album, "The Best of Luck Club."

 

Stream her newest single, "Am I Doing It Right?" below:

 

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CHIRP Night at the Whistler with No Bark No Bite and Jordan

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Whistler
2421 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-3530

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Every fourth Wednesday of the month is CHIRP Night at the Whistler — an evening where you can enjoy the music of CHIRP-curated local artists, the Whistler’s take on classic cocktails, and the good feeling of supporting independent radio.

This August, we're excited to welcome Chicago's own No Bark No Bite and Jordan to the Whistler stage. As usual, there is no cover for this 21 and over event, and Jordan kicks it all off around 8:30pm.

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CHIRP Local Music Showcase with Lever, Drew Neely & the Heroes, and Pylons

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Elbo Room
2871 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773)549-5549

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Join CHIRP for our next Local Music Showcase, featuring:

Lever
Drew Neely & The Heroes
Pylons

A portion of the proceeds benefit CHIRP, your independent community radio station.

It will be a great night of local music! We hope to see you there!

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CHIRP Sponsors Chicago Bike Revolution

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Humboldt Park
1301 N Humboldt Dr,
Chicago, IL 60622

Bikes, Beers, and Bands are back at Chicago Bike Revolution! West Town Bikes is celebrating 15 years serving youth and ten years creating jobs. Join them for their very own, locally-sourced bicycle festival. Just east of the Boat House in Humboldt Park. Enjoy Chicago's finest bands, choicest beers, funnest bikes, and other delectable delicacies.

The musical lineup includes:

  • THE O'MY'S
  • SEN MORIMOTO
  • GLAD RAGS
  • NEGATIVE SCANNER
  • LITTLE CHURCH
  • MUCCA PAZZA (Kicking off festivities with a funky 'n fun bike parade. Dig it.)

Stop by the CHIRP tent, say hello, and pick up some summer swag!

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CHIRP RADIO 107.1 FM WELCOMES: PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS

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Lincoln Hall
2424 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 525-2501

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We're proud to partner with our friends at Lincoln Hall to bring Perth rockers, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, and their unique brand of psych rock to Chicago on September 25th as they tour America in support of their new album, "And Now For The Whatchamacallit"

Stream their newest single, "Hymn For A Droid" below:

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CHIRP Night at the Whistler with Fury and Couple II

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Whistler
2421 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-3530

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Every fourth Wednesday of the month is CHIRP Night at the Whistler — an evening where you can enjoy the music of CHIRP-curated local artists, the Whistler’s take on classic cocktails, and the good feeling of supporting independent radio.

This September, we're excited to welcome Chicago's own Fury and Couple II to the Whistler stage. As usual, there is no cover for this 21 and over event, and Couple II kicks it all off around 8:30pm.

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CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Welcomes: Shonen Knife

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Subterranean
2011 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-6600

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Making the long trek from Osaka, Shonen Knife are Japanese punk legends who are making a RARE appearance in America this fall in support of thier new album, "Sweet Candy Power." We're teaming up with our friends at Kickstand to help bring them to Chicago on October 1st for a show at Subterranean. Local queercore quartet, Bev Rage & the Drinks, get the night started right.

Watch the video for Shonen Knife's "Jump into the New World" below:

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CHIRP Music Book Club reads Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th Century by Greil Marcus

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Roscoe Books
2142 W Roscoe St.
Chicago
(773) 857-2676

Greil Marcus, author of Mystery Train, widely acclaimed as the best book ever written about America as seen through its music, began work on this new book out of a fascination with the Sex Pistols: that scandalous antimusical group, invented in London in 1975 and dead within two years, which sparked the emergence of the culture called punk. "I am an antichrist!" shouted singer Johnny Rotten--where in the world of pop music did that come from? Looking for an answer, with a high sense of the drama of the journey, Marcus takes us down the dark paths of counterhistory, a route of blasphemy, adventure, and surprise.

CHIRP Music Book Club is BYOB and refreshements are provided. For more information, visit Roscoebooks.com

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CHIRP RADIO 107.1 FM WELCOMES: Blacker Face “Distinctive Juju” Record Release

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The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 227-4433

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We're excited to partner with our pals at Sooper Records and The Hideout to bring Chicago punk rockers, Blacker Face, to The Hideout for a special show supporting tthe release of their new album "Distinctive Juju".

Blacker Face earned a reputation in Chicago’s DIY punk scene for their first-class musicality and high-energy performances. Their unique fusion of provocative lyricism and transgressive musical arrangement has been labeled Afropunk, Afrofuturist, and Experimental. Their self-released 2018 EP Think Piece was recognized as “Best Punk Music, May 2018” on Bandcamp and paved the way for performances with bands including Guerilla Toss, Pile, Thunderpussy, and Ono. 

Watch the video for Shonen Knife's "Tantric Suicide" below:

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CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Welcomes: My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

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Chop Shop
2033 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
773-537-4440

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Forged in the Wax Trax! scene along with bands such as Ministry and Front 242, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult have become leaders of the industrial rock genre that they helped create.

On November 7th, we’re teaming up with our friends over at Chop Shop to bring Thrill Kill Kult back to Chicago for a homecoming show as they tour in support of their newest album, “In the House of Strange Affairs.”

An all-local lineup of I:Scintilla, Conformco, and a DJ set by Kill Hannah's Greg Corner kick the night off.

Listen to Thrill Kill Kult's breakthrough single, “Sex on Wheelz,” below:

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CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Welcomes: David Wax Museum

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Schubas
3159 N. Southport
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 525-2508

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David Wax Museum have won over audiences around the world with their unique blend of traditional Mexican son music and American folk. We’re teaming up with our friends at Lincoln Hall to bring them to Chicago on November 11th for a captivating night of lonesome Appalachian harmonies paired with lively mariachi melodies.

Listen to “Uncover the Cold,” the first single from David Wax Musuem’s forthcoming new album, “Line of Light,” below:

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