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International Pop Overthrow


Chicago's version of the annual International Pop Overthrow festival features two weeks of pop and rock at multiple venues. The fest runs through May 6; see or for a complete schedule.


Gunther Murphy's 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139. $10.

7:30 Policies and Procedures8:00 5th Wall8:30 Ascot Fire9:00 Lost Anthem9:30 Pettit Project10:00 Foster-Walker Complex10:30 Bandcamp11:00 The Follow


Abbey Pub 3420 W. Grace | 773-478-4408. $6.

1:30 Zerostars2:00 San Tropez2:30 Cats and Jammers3:00 Popular Belief3:30 Badways4:00 Skyblynde4:30 Wiplot

Abbey Pub 3420 W. Grace | 773-478-4408. $10.

:00 Catsplash8:30 Wonderful Smith 9:00 Chamber Strings (see the Treatment)9:30 Million Yen10:00 Watershed 10:30 Handcuffs11:00 Pezband (see the Treatment)


Wise Fools Pub 2270 N. Lincoln | 773-929-1300. $6.

1:30 Adrianne Lenker2:00 Layaways 2:30 Andy Reed3:00 Honeywagen3:30 Collectors4:00 Delafields4:30 Cyclesomething

Wise Fools Pub 2270 N. Lincoln | 773-929-1300. $8.

7:30 Locals 8:00 Nice Outfit8:30 Drew Neely9:00 Greenlawn Abbey9:30 Threads10:00 Bazooka Jones10:30 Leave


Wise Fools Pub 2270 N. Lincoln | 773-929-1300. $8.

:00 Billy King8:30 Glowfriends 9:00 Herb Eimerman with Jeremy Morris9:30 Ed James10:00 Phil Angotti & the Idea10:30 Ringles11:00 Jeremy


Double Door 1572 N. Milwaukee | 773-489-3160. $8.

:00 Deluxe Leisure King8:30 Vandalays 9:00 Leg Work9:30 Van Go10:00 Eric & the Implants10:30 Turnstyles11:00 The Tax11:30 Enuff Z'nuff


Viaduct 3111 N. Western | 773-296-6024. $8.

:00 Abbeys8:30 American Professionals9:00 Pralines9:30 Nick Pipitone & the Pugilists10:00 A Foreign Town10:30 Wonderdrug11:00 Tenniscourts


Gunther Murphy's 1638 W. Belmont | 773-472-5139. $8.

:00 Pit That Became a Tower8:30 Sean Michael Dargan9:00 Kevin Lee9:30 Mark Watson Band10:00 Pumps10:30 Feathergun11:00 Best Days Behind

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