Nathan Willett of Cold War Kids screaming at Nelarusky

Nelarusky 2011 with Cold War Kids

written by: Kris Bass on August 10, 2011

The fifth annual Nelarusky, a concert benefiting Special Olympics, stacked four Chicago bands on the bill this year, with Cold War Kids as the grand finale.

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She Wants Revenge band portrait

She Wants Revenge at Double Door on May 29, 2011

written by: Craig Bechtel on May 29, 2011

Justin Warfield and the other half of SWR, keyboardist/bassist Adam 12 are joined by guitarist Thomas Froggatt and drummer Scott Ellis—and they clicked like a well oiled machine with the occasional accent of maraca or tambourine.

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Dropkick Murphys live at congress theater
Dealta Spirit at Metro Chicago in December

Delta Spirit at Metro Chicago on December 4, 2010

written by: Kris Bass on December 5, 2010

A fresh coat of snow welcomed Southern California’s Delta Spirit to the Metro Saturday night. Despite the weather, they seemed right at home. The band was in full swing, showcasing their unique blend of indie revival-style rock. They injected energy from the start, pounding on two sets of drums as they burst into “John Henry” […]

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