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Top Toons at Late Bar

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
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Haven’t done one of these in a while… Dr. S turned in a killer set at Late Bar on the 17th. Here it is, in some semblance of order:

Steve Alaimo – I Don’t Know
Dean Parish – Bricks, Broken Bottles and Sticks
Connie Questell – Give Up Girl
Martha & The Vandellas – In My Lonely Room
Joan Berry – Just Like My Baby
Baby Jean – If You Wanna
Bertha Tillman – Lovin’ Time
Dynamics – Misery
Jasper Woods – Hully Gully Papa
Derek Martin – Daddy Rollin’ Stone
Ted Taylor – Somebody’s Always Trying
Roscoe Shelton – There’s a Heartbreak Somewhere
Jigsaw – One Way Street
Fearns Brass Foundry – Don’t Change It
Jacques Dutronc – Le responsable
John Wooley & Just Born – You’re Lying
Cherry Slush – I Cannot Stop You
Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce
Billy Duke – Timbuctu
Wanda Jackson – Funnel of Love
Carolyn Brent – My Man
Connie Questell – World of Trouble
Gale Garnett – I’ll Cry Alone
Peppermint Harris – Wait Until it Happen to You
The Adorables – Come and Get It
Jimmy Witherspoon – Hey, Mrs. Jones
Kings Go Forth – You’re the One
Chris Clark – Love’s Gone Bad
Little Jewel – I Want To

Chicago Mods vs. Rockers

Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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You ready? We’re ready… Don’t forget about MDSC’s SOUL ALL-NIGHTER! at Late Bar on June 17.

Get Revved Up

Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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Steel Toe has posted a teaser vid for this year’s Mods vs. Rocker. We recommend jumping straight forward to just over 50 sec. in for a quick glimpse of MDSC rolling in to Bottom Lounge last year.

2011 Mods vs. Rockers Itinerary

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
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June 18 is just around the corner… but Mods vs. Rockers is about more than one day. It’s a way of life. Be sure to support your favorite club on Friday night and get ready for the big rumble!

Friday, June 17
Rumble at the ACE
6p-9p; $10
Includes pig roast, the Hobgoblin Ale House, and live music from Pearls Mahone

Rumble Run to Late Bar
9p; FREE
Mods vs. Rockers soul & reggae dance party… till 4am

Saturday, June 18
MODS vs. rockers 2011
Vintage Scooter & Motorcycle Show at Delilah’s
1p-5p; $10 for judged entry
Does MDSC bring home another victory? Over 18 categories of vintage, custom, and straight up best bikes in Chicago…

Mods & Rockers TT Run to Bottom Lounge
5p; FREE

All Revved Up!
6p; $10
Annual fish-n-chips dinner, followed by four great bands: Tracer Bullet, Ungrateful Punks, London Calling, and Hi-Fi & The Road Burners!

An all access pass is available from Ton-Up Chicago for $25, go get it now.
Download the full itinerary here!

Pints & Pistons

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

It’s the mighty return of the Wednesday night motorcycle rally: Pints & Pistons. To kick off the season, Dirty Pete has invited the lustful ladies of Vaudezilla to present a special monthly feature, Bikes & Burlesque.

Check in each and every Wednesday at the Holiday Club – 4800 N. Sheridan… and once a month for Bikes & Burlesque: May 25, June 15, July 20, Aug 17, Sept 14, and Oct 19

Bad Manners… Blue Island

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Bad Manners rolled into Lincoln Hall on May 9… check out our gallery for more pics!

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Crombies Killin’ It at Lincoln Hall

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

The Crombies – America’s greatest 2 Tone band – opened for Bad Manners at Lincoln Hall. The boys were up for the task and turned out one of their best sets yet. Yes, there is video proof.

Our Way Of Thinking 9

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

MODchicago returns this June 10-11 with another Our Way Of Thinking weekender. The ninth installment features two packed nights of garage, soul, freakbeat, and pysch with DJs from across the globe. Watch this space as MayDay SC plans a ride to the venues.

Mods & Rockers Meet n Greet

Monday, May 9th, 2011

MayDay SC is hosting the Friday night Meet n Greet for Mods vs. Rockers 2011 at the Late Bar on Friday, June 17 from 10p – 4a. Jordan has arranged for the finest selectors to be on deck, guaranteed to get the mods movin’ and drive the grease to drink… featuring: Edith – Lady J – Eric FCS – Dr. S

Reggae, northern soul, ska, boogaloo, rnb, garage… you get it. The stuff you won’t hear on Saturday! So see you there…

Mods v Rockers 2011

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Get set for another sizzling start to the summer with the 2011 edition of Mods vs. Rockers! As always, we meet on the streets in front of Delilah’s. The date is set for June 18. Is this the year for MOD dominance?

Don’t miss out… register in advance online at www.tonupclubchicago.com