Artist 2

Dirty Cello
Free Jazz
CHANCEY WILLIAMS & THE YOUNGER BROTHERS
Contemporary Country
Sixteen Candles
Pop
HELLO WEEKEND
Pop Rock
Oak Park School of Rock
Music


$10 adv // $12 dos Buy Tickets

$10 adv // $12 dos Buy Tickets

$10 adv // $12 dos Buy Tickets

$10 adv // $12 dos Buy Tickets

$10 adv // $12 dos Buy Tickets

$10 adv // $12 dos Buy Tickets
Guardrail
Pop Punk


$8 adv / $10 w pajamas /$12dos Buy Tickets
The Afro-Cuban All Stars
Afro-Cuban
Cody Johnson
Country
Brett Young
Singer-Songwriter
Funk Revival Orchestra
Free Funk
ZELO PRO WRESTLING
Wrestling


$15 GA / $20 Ringside Buy Tickets
Cracker
Alternative Rock
Camper Van Beethoven
Alternative Rock

We didn't want to jump right back in and make that 'Bad Reunion Record' that most bands make when they try to reform. We were more concerned with getting used to each other and figuring out that we could still make music together, before we made a big deal out of announcing that we were back."

In the second half of the 1980s, Camper Van Beethoven-David Lowery (vocals, guitar), Victor Krummenacher (bass, vocals), Greg Lisher (guitar), Jonathan Segel (violin, guitar, keyboards) and Chris Pedersen (drums), plus late addition David Immerglück (guitar and various stringed instruments) -- was one of its era's most original and influential indie rock bands. The quintet effortlessly combined an iconoclastic, irony-laced lyrical stance with a free-spirited eclecticism that encompassed a dizzying array of stylistic influences, from punk to folk to psychedelia to all manner of world music. Camper's visionary embrace of disparate genres established them as innovators, while their songs' combination of barbed satire and poignant humanism stymied those who'd attempt to pigeonhole them as a mere novelty.

Camper Van Beethoven have always been rule-breaking outsiders, even by indie-underground standards. "The reason Camper originally came to exist," Lowery asserts, "was because we were rebelling against the dogma of punk rock and post-punk-rock. To us, rock had started out as a very eclectic musical form that incorporated all different kinds of things. But by 1982, punk rock had adopted all these strict rules, which rubbed us the wrong way. So we always saw ourselves as being in a tradition of classic rock bands like Led Zeppelin, Little Feat, The Kinks and The Beatles, who were comfortable trying different kinds of things. We came right at the end of the first generation of the hardcore/punk-rock thing, and our earliest supporters were people who liked the Dead Kennedys. And then we came into what became indie rock, where we were basically running around throwing little musical molotov cocktails."

Indeed, the times seem to have come around to Camper Van Beethoven's way of thinking. "I think it's a great time for us now," states Segel. "We can run our own labels and make the music that we want to, without worrying about convincing other people that it will sell. And we've got the freedom to do other things. David can still make Cracker records, and I can go play improvised electronic noise music. We're just having a lot of fun making music together. We've had our personal differences, but we're over them now. We were young men, and young men are assholes, and if you're lucky, you grow out of that. When you start out, being in a band is like being in a gang, but we're much more like musicians now. We couldn't have written this record in 1985, and we definitely couldn't have played it then."

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts plus Morgan Orion and the Afterburners
Music
The Funniest Show on Broadway MLK Day Eve
Comedy
Fates Warning
Heavy Metal
LaChanze
Music
In The Den: Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal
Soul
Breakout Artist Comedy Series: Greta Titelman
Comedy
David Correa Trio
Flamenco
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