After undergoing a much needed name change, Bleeding Rainbow (formerly Reading Rainbow), a trio of psych-garage rockers that boast a sound Miles Raymer calls "pop that's sweet but not twee," open for A Place to Bury Strangers at the Empty Bottle. DJ Peroxide is also on the bill.
Damien Echols, a member of the recently freed "West Memphis 3," reads excerpts from his memoir Life After Death at Logan Square Auditorium.
At the Mayne Stage in Rogers Park, comedian Jamie Kilstein, cohost of the left-leaning political talk show Citizen Radio on Sirius satellite radio, performs his latest set.
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