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Spring Awakening announces 2018 dates and early bird tickets

Chicago’s own React Presents has announced the 2018 dates of the seventh annual Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF), which will take place June 8-10. SAMF, the largest strictly electronic music festival in the Midwest, will return to Adams/Medill Park in Chicago for the third year since its departure from its original destination, Soldier Field.SAMF has […]

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Chicago Mechanics Come To An Agreement With Dealerships After Seven Weeks On Strike

After seven weeks, National Labor Relations Board claims, rusted tools, the loss of jobs and other strike ugliness, unionized Chicago-area mechanics and area dealerships came to an agreement on Sunday. Those who did not lose their jobs during strike, which is the majority, returned to work on Monday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Chicago Mechanic Strike Keeps Getting Uglier

Nearly 2,000 automotive mechanics in the Chicago area are about to enter their seventh week on strike, fighting dealers for major structural changes to their employment. And a week after the group representing dealers accused the technicians’ union of violating federal labor laws, the union filed its own federal…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Chicago Dealer Group Accuses Striking Mechanics’ Union Of Breaking Federal Labor Laws 

Several Chicago-area dealerships have made individual agreements with mechanics amidst a now month-long strike over harsh pay structures and treatment, the Chicago Tribune reports. But the negotiations have been collective so far, and, now, the bargaining group representing dealers has accused the technicians’ union…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Chance the Rapper is the youngest entry on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list

From working with various initiatives to support the growth of education and music programs, to playing a pivotal role in saving Soundcloud from it’s demise, Chance the Rapper has captured the hearts of many and easily taken the unofficial title as Chicago’s sweetheart.All accomplished by the age of 24, the Chi-town native has maintained a high-profile and respectfully […]

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Louis The Child release Chance The Rapper remix and fall tour dates

Growing from Chicago-native bedroom producers to worldwide sensations, Freddy Kennett and Robby Hauldren have taken 2017 by storm. From traveling nationwide on their fall tour to releasing their debut EP, Love Is Alive, the duo, better known as Louis The Child, have worked tirelessly to not only make their mark in the dance music industry but keep a […]

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Hip-hop’s ultimate sweetie Chance the Rapper is hosting a free surprise concert in Chicago today

Chance the Rapper is officially music’s gift that keeps on giving.His compassion for his hometown of Chicago is genuinely heart-warming. After announcing that he’ll be hosting a free concert, today August 12, deemed #BBBash, Chance then proceeded to share in an on-camera interview with ABC 7 Chicago he would be handing out free tickets beforehand.FREE […]

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Organizers forced to shut down day one of Lollapalooza

Taking an unfortunate hit from Mother Nature’s latest precipitation blitz, the organizers behind Lollapalooza made the call to pull the plug on first day of the event. Initially given a glimmer of hope, festival-goers were told to make their way towards the nearest exits, however it was shortly made clear that the event would not […]

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Organizers forced to shut down day one of Lollapalooza

Taking an unfortunate hit from Mother Nature’s latest precipitation blitz, the organizers behind Lollapalooza made the call to pull the plug on first day of the event. Initially given a glimmer of hope, festival-goers were told to make their way towards the nearest exits, however it was shortly made clear that the event would not […]

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Stream Vic Mensa’s New Album, ‘The Autobiography’ A Week Early

Originally scheduled for July 28th release, Vic Mensa and NPR gives a early gift with the release of his highly-anticipated debut album a week early. Featuring recent released “Wings” and “Rage”. The Chicago GRAMMY-nominated artist’s debut album, The Autobiography, features Weezer, The-Dream, Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign, SYD, Chief Keef, Joey Purp, Dreezy, Saul Williams, […]

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Pokémon Go’s’s Next Big Event Asks Players Worldwide To Work Together For Rare Prizes

When Pokémon Go Fest was announced for the city of Chicago, many players were bummed that they might miss out on the first live event for the game. Turns out, July 22nd is going to be a worldwide spectacular where everyone can participate.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Pokémon Go’s’s Next Big Event Asks Players Worldwide To Work Together For Rare Prizes

When Pokémon Go Fest was announced for the city of Chicago, many players were bummed that they might miss out on the first live event for the game. Turns out, July 22nd is going to be a worldwide spectacular where everyone can participate.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Watch Chance the Rapper Perform the Best Tiny Desk Concert Ever

NPR’s popular Tiny Desk Concert series has featured several amazing acapella performances from the likes of T-Pain, Run the Jewels, and Anderson .Paak. NPR receives the instantly fan-favorite best performance from today’s guest, the Grammy award-winning, Chance the Rapper. During a recent visit to NPR, Chance and his band The Social Experiment lit up the […]

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Watch Towkio’s Tricked Out New Video, “Drift”

Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa co-signed Chicago recording artist Towkio is making a lot of noise right now. Today, we get the release of his new full-throttled video, “Drift”. Paying homage to the car culture, The music video features the Save Money member riding around scenic Mexico City with professional drifters. It all showcases […]

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