Thanks again for the incredible time at Blackout Fest 2013, thanks to all the bands and all the people that traveled across the globe to come revel in the great music that we pulled together, and thanks to the Empty Bottle, Revolution Brewery, Jim Beam and Leatherbee Gin!
Check out a few photo features that just went up:

Canderson’s Blackout Fest 2013 photo/video feature

JETLAG RnR Blackout Fest 2013

IMPOSE Blackout Fest 2013 Photo feature Day 1
IMPOSE Blackout Fest 2013 Photo feature Day 2
IMPOSE Blackout Fest 2013 Photo feature Day 3

Underground Bee Blackout Fest 2013 Photo feature

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HUFFINGTON POST article on the ‘OUTRAGE’

Four nights of uncut, undiluted, underground GOLD at the EMPTY BOTTLE in Chicago,

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Thurs 5/16 Art Show Opening Party:

MIKE REP & TOMMY JAY

(legendary OHIO mid-70s underground/Lo-Fi Icons)

NEGATIVE SCANNER

(ex-Daily Void, Tyler Jon Tyler)

THE SLEAZE

(Minneapolis Punk Sensations)

Artwork by:

GOONS
Dave Luzeniecki
Aaron Olson
Dustin Mertz
Alexis Castaldi
Greg Shirilla
Joe Schorgl
Nick Pyle

Friday 5/17

UNNATURAL AXE

(1970s Boston KBD Punk Legends!)

TYVEK

(Angry and Angular Detroit Punk)

EAT SKULL

(Weird Punk Overlords from Portland, OR)

MAKE-OVERS

(from Pretoria, South Africa!)

BUCK BILOXI & THE FUCKS

(new New Orleans trash)

WINTER BEAR

(ex-Cave Weddings from Milwaukee)

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Saturday 5/18

CHROME

(San Francisco’s impossibly great and bizarre 70s psychedelic punk pioneers)

WIZZARD SLEEVE

(Alabama synth demons, featuring Mr Quintron)

COP CITY / CHILL PILLARS

(Florida’s finest fried-out punk progenitors, a modern DEVO?)

FNU RONNIES

(Pittsburgh’s demented noise-benders, backed by the GARY WRONG GROUP)

VERMA

(Chicago heavy drone/psych/noise nebulizers)

POPULATION

(Chicago death-punk sensations)

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Sunday 5/19

DWIGHT TWILLEY

(Tulsa, OK’s inimitable power pop icon from the pre-Punk era)

PEZBAND

(Classic 70s Chicago power pop in the vein of Raspberries/Badfinger/Big Star)

GAMES

(NYC’s modern power pop masters, ex-Carbonas/Busy Signals/Gentleman Jesse)

THE SUEVES

Sponsored by REVOLUTION BREWERY and JIM BEAM

YOU’VE MADE SO MANY MISTAKES ALREADY IN YOUR LIFE, DON’T BE AFRAID TO TRY NEW THINGS, Grab tickets HERE!