Trauma Illinois

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Taking the pain and perspective that comes from a brush with death, three childhood best friends (Garrett, Jack, and Brendan) created a rock and roll band in November 2017. Since then, they have been relentlessly pushing a classic rock revival with big sounds, big productions, and revolutionary-themed music. They take large influence from other politically-charged, high-energy acts such as The Doors, Rage Against the Machine, and Pink Floyd. Over the course of their one year together, they have

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School of Rock Mason is celebrating its 5th Year Anniversary this month. It will hold a celebratory concert on Friday April 28 at 7:30pm at the 20th Century Theatre. The concert will feature current students, staff, and alumni playing hits from prior years’ shows as well as previewing some...

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The Upset Victory Look Forward to Album Release + Bunbury 

The Upset Victory are on quite the roll. They were selected to play Bunbury Music Festival (for the THIRD time), are releasing their first full-length album in April, and have two singles off the upcoming album up as finalists in the International Songwriting Competition!   On Saturday,...

Blank State on the Rise 

Blank State are an up and coming local band to be on the lookout for! You can catch them this Saturday at Taste of OTR in Washington Park with Maps & Atlases. In the meantime, get to know the band! Give us some background on Blank State… Blank State is a new upcoming band from the...

Junior Brown + Maps & Atlases to headline Taste Of OTR 

Junior Brown, Maps & Atlases, and 14 local artists have announced that they will perform the 4th annual Taste of OTR at Washington Park Friday, August 26 & Saturday, August 27. Taste of OTR is a celebration of the culture of the city, both new and old, right in the center of OTR in the...

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