Three Million Tongues | Festival | Chicago Reader

Arts & Culture » Festival

Three Million Tongues

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe


Galactic Zoo Dossier's Three Million Tongues festival showcases outsider, experimental, and underground music for three nights at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western; there's also a Thursday-night preparty at Rodan, 1530 N. Milwaukee. "Sideshow" acts perform between main-stage sets. Admission is $12 each night for the Bottle shows, and the preparty is free. Call 773-276-3600 for more information or 866-468-3401 for tickets.


10:00 Preparty at Rodan with Sikhara (members of the Radon Ensemble); DJ sets before and after the band by Plastic Crimewave Sound and Frankie Delmane. F


9:00 Bert Jansch c, Steve Mackay & the Radon Ensemble c, Spires That in the Sunset Rise, Nick Schillace. Sideshow sets by Frankie Delmane, Folk & Violence, Michael Young.


9:00 Charalambides c, Michael Yonkers with the Blind Shake, Dreamweapon c, Singleman Affair. Sideshow sets by Hands of Hydra, J. Glenn, Yellow Universe.


9:00 Smegma c, White/Lichens, Burning Star Core, Aleks & the Drummer. Sideshow sets by Joy Poppers, Skog Device, Th' Exceptional Child.

Support Independent Chicago Journalism: Join the Reader Revolution

We speak Chicago to Chicagoans, but we couldn’t do it without your help. Every dollar you give helps us continue to explore and report on the diverse happenings of our city. Our reporters scour Chicago in search of what’s new, what’s now, and what’s next. Stay connected to our city’s pulse by joining the Reader Revolution.

Are you in?

  Reader Revolutionary $35/month →  
  Rabble Rouser $25/month →  
  Reader Radical $15/month →  
  Reader Rebel  $5/month  → 

Not ready to commit? Send us what you can!

 One-time donation  → 

Add a comment