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Decibelle Music and Culture Festival Soundboard

When: Sept. 23-27 2008

The five-day Decibelle Music and Culture Festival, formerly known as Estrojam, hosts female musicians, artists, educators, and activists at multiple Chicago venues. Activities include concerts, workshops, panels, and film screenings, all linked by the festival’s mission to “create spaces where women can cultivate their talents in all creative areas.” Proceeds will benefit Fair Fund and Young Women’s Empowerment Project. Only music and music-related events are listed below.

Funky Buddha Lounge
9 PM, 728 W. Grand, 312-666-1695, $7, $5 in advance

Center on Halsted
3656 N. Halsted, 773-472-6469, $5 suggested donation, all-ages
“Where the Girls Are: Conquering the Gender Gap in Music and Film” (workshops)
6:00 Electronic Music 101
7:00 Music Biz 101
8:00 Film Skillz 101

Abbey Pub
9 PM, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408, $25, 18+
Miss Kittin & the Hacker
Brilliant Pebbles

T’s Bar
10 PM, 5025 N. Clark, 773-784-6000, $7, $5 in advance
Sarah & the Tall Boys
Julia Weldon
Sarah Pray
Kelcy Mae

Nightingale Theater
7:30 PM, 1084 N. Milwaukee, $5, all-ages
Screening of The Gits

Debonair Social Club
10 PM, 1575 N. Milwaukee, 773-989-8605, $7, $5 in advance
FM Supreme
Mz. Jonz
Mama Cutsworth
Mizz Brown
MC Filfy

Uncommon Ground
6 PM, 3800 N. Clark, 773-929-3680, $7, $5 in advance, all-ages
Emma Lee
Kelsey Montanez
Martha Berner
Rebecca Rego

Green Lantern Theater
7:30 PM, 1511 N. Milwaukee, 773-235-0936, $5, all-ages
Screening of The Gits

Empty Bottle
9 PM, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600, $12, $10 in advance
Lady Tigra
Ice Cream Socialites
DJ Reaganomix
Jasper James

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