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Fucked Up
  • David Waldman
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This week's crop of Early Warnings is full of powerhouse women, including Erykah Badu, Ellen Allien, Melissa Etheridge, Melody Gardot, MC Lyte, and the duo of Thao Nguyen & Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn. There's also a slew of Lincoln Hall shows, among them Black Mountain, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, and Marah.

The eco-friendly Green Music Fest, which goes down in late June this year, announced a sampling of its lineup: Cloud Cult, David Bazan, the Wailers, and the Aggrolites headline.

Fucked Up, the Gaslight Anthem, LCD Soundsytem, Small Black, and Black Tusk round out an impressive week for Early Warnings. As always, my list of notables is after the jump:

Ellen Allien at Smart Bar on May 26 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Erykah Badu with N.E.R.D. and Janelle Monae at Chicago Theatre on June 2-3 (on sale Friday at 5 PM)
Black Mountain at Lincoln Hall on July 1 (on sale Friday at noon)
Eisley at Lincoln Hall on June 30 (on sale Friday at noon)
Melissa Etheridge at Chicago Theatre on August 7 (on sale Sat at 11 AM)
Freelance Whales at Schubas on June 11
Fucked Up at the Empty Bottle on July 9
Melody Gardot at Park West on June 11 (on sale Saturday at 10 AM)
Gaslight Anthem at House of Blues on July 27 (on sale Friday at 10 AM)
Green Music Fest at Chicago between Ashland and Noble on June 26-27
LCD Soundsystem with Holy Ghost! at Metro on May 26 (on sale Saturday at noon)
Marah at Lincoln Hall on June 14
MC Lyte with Chubb Rock and Kurtis Blow at Arie Crown Theater on May 13
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti at Lincoln Hall on July 20
Small Black with Beach Fossils at the Empty Bottle on July 10
Thao & Mirah with the Most of All at Lincoln Hall on June 28
Yard Dogs Road Show at Abbey Pub on June 26 (on sale Saturday at noon)

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