Chicago Sun-Times
Tuning in with Thomas Conner

This weekend: Totally Wired Fest and Summer Camp 2008

| No Comments | No TrackBacks

Providing a prime example of the sort of exciting event that could be curtailed by the city’s ill-considered promoters’ ordinance, the local punk-rock record label Criminal IQ’s Totally Wired Fest moves into the Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Friday’s lineup includes Mentally Ill, Human Eye, AluminumKnotEye, the Teeners, TV Ghost and Daily Void, while Saturday’s performers are Zero Boys, Holy S---!, Clockcleaner, Canadian Rifle, Vapid, FNU Ronnies and the Catburglars. Tickets for the 18-and-over fest are $10 Friday, $15 Saturday at the door. For more information, visit or call (773) 478-4408.

Summer Camp 2008, the first of the many big outdoor music festivals in the area this summer, takes place this weekend, Friday to Sunday, at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL, roughly a 2 1/2-hour drive from the loop. Performers include moe., the Flaming Lips, O.A.R., Umphrey’s McGee, the Roots, George Clinton, the New Pornographers, Girl Talk and more. Three-day passes are on sale for $158.50 including camping; the price at the gate is $178.50. For more information, visit

No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL:

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Jim DeRogatis published on May 22, 2008 2:40 PM.

Dark Meat's gonzo good-time skronk was the previous entry in this blog.

Demo2Dero: The Moses Gun is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.