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  1. Chicago's Double Door Evicted From Wicker Park Location After 23 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Billboard

    The Double Door, Chicago's storied 550-capacity venue, has been evicted from its location on Milwaukee Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood after more than a year of litigation between the venue's co-owners Sean Mulroney and Joe Shanahan and the building's landlord Brian Strauss. According to multiple reports this morning, the Cook County Sheriff's department put a No Trespassing sign on the door and the locks were changed.

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  2. Pink Floyd's 'Animals' Album Cover Inspires Trump Protest in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Billboard

    While many Donald Trump protests have taken place across the country, the latest in Chicago takes its inspiration from an unusual source. Four golden pig balloons are proposed to reign across the President-elect's Trump Tower in Chicago, a nod to Pink Floyd 's 1977 Animals album cover.

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  3. Numero Group Pop-Up Van Tour Kicks OffRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | Billboard

    Elwood: "It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark... and we're wearing sunglasses." While it's not quite the Blues Brothers saving a Catholic orphanage with a platoon of legendary R&B/blues musicians, the real-life Numero Group , a Chicago-based archival record label, may be dong far more to preserve and promote American music and other sounds than Jake and Elwood could ever dream of.

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  4. Chris Stone, Business Mind Behind Legendary Record Plant Studios, Dead at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Billboard

    Chris Stone , a founding partner in the legendary Record Plant recording studios and leading figure in the music recording industry for nearly 50 years, suffered a heart attack and massive stroke and died on Sept. 10 at the age of 81. Stone was born in 1935 in San Francisco, the son of a fourth generation Gold Rush entrepreneur.

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  5. Rhymefest Robbed at Gunpoint, Receives Apology for Response From PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Billboard

    Rapper and songwriter Rhymefest was reportedly mugged on the South Side of Chicago Saturday morning . After reporting the incident at a local police station, he claimed that police treated him "disgustingly."

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  6. The 'Stranger Things' Cast's Musical Talents: From Psych Rock to Broadway & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Billboard

    By now, if you're not watching the Netflix sci-fi drama Stranger Things , you're officially behind. But beyond the hit show's excellent acting and supreme storytelling, the cast is a bevy of unspoken musical talent.

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  7. 5 Things We're Looking Forward to at Lollapalooza 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Billboard

    View of the audience of 311 during the 2011 Lollapalooza Music Festival at O'Higgins Park on April 3, 2011 in Santiago, Chile. 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza, the celebrated Chicago festival that Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell kicked off well before most of the other big name U.S. fests were even a twinkle in their creators' eyes.

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  8. Chicago's Double Door, Where Kanye West Performed, 'High Fidelity'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Billboard

    Thursday's decision comes in the wake of eight months of legal maneuvering that included a hard-fought trial over lease terms. Chicago music venue Double Door has been ordered to vacate its 20-plus year home at 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. in the Wicker Park neighborhood per a ruling from a Cook County circuit court judge on Thursday .

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  9. Chevelle Debuts 'Rivers' From 'Really Heavy' New Album 'The North Corridor': ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Billboard

    Chevelle frontman Pete Loeffler had no doubt about where he wanted to take the band on their new album, The North Corridor , once he started writing songs during Feb. 2016. And it wasn't hard to get the buy-in of older brother and drummer Sam Loeffler and bassist/brother-in-law Dean Bernardini.

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  10. Chance The Rapper & Lin-Manuel Miranda Talk Fatherhood, Politics & 'Hamilton' Mixtape in 'Complex'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Billboard

    's June/July issue . With the Broadway smash heading to Chicago later this year and a Hamilton mixtape -- featuring Chance, Sia, Usher and other A-listers -- due this fall, the duo traded insights into fatherhood, politics and their legacies as artists.

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