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Uncle Joey

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The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« on: May 31, 2018, 09:16:06 AM »

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"six venues, three nights, one big weekend"
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2018, 09:33:18 AM »

Whoa
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2018, 09:37:21 AM »

Fall tour following this run? Didn't they say something about moving fall tour up this year
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2018, 09:47:20 AM »

Awesome, I'm coming in town for the marathon. Might be worth adding a day on the front end for this depending on the deets

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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2018, 09:52:24 AM »

Awesome, I'm coming in town for the marathon. Might be worth adding a day on the front end for this depending on the deets

god damn it this is the week of the chiacago marathon?

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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2018, 09:53:18 AM »

Awesome, I'm coming in town for the marathon. Might be worth adding a day on the front end for this depending on the deets

god damn it this is the week of the chiacago marathon?
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2018, 02:47:42 PM »

:20: Will Umphrey's be playing multiple nights for this fest?
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2018, 02:58:33 PM »

:20: Will Umphrey's be playing multiple nights for this fest?

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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2018, 09:19:57 PM »

If Chicago shows become a yearly thing...sign me up
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2018, 10:00:58 PM »

If Chicago shows become a yearly thing...sign me up
You’re right chicago never gets any shows... :facepalm:
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2018, 08:41:39 AM »

Yeah I think that sign up sheet has been out for decades...

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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2018, 10:43:17 AM »

Rumored Lineup:

Emancipator

Leftover Salmon

Lettuce

Papadosio

The Motet

The Revolution

The Russ Liquid Test

Spafford

SunSquabi

Umphrey’s McGee
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2018, 04:48:52 PM »

Rumored Lineup:

Emancipator

Leftover Salmon

Lettuce

Papadosio

The Motet

The Revolution

The Russ Liquid Test

Spafford

SunSquabi

Umphrey’s McGee

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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2018, 05:47:09 PM »

Interesting. Was kinda hoping for a bit more diversity but I'm likely only going to UM anyway

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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2018, 05:55:22 PM »

Interesting. Was kinda hoping for a bit more diversity but I'm likely only going to UM anyway

Lmao that's like every festival for me back when I used to go to festivals

"The lineup is sick! So much variety!" <only sees UM>
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2018, 10:40:54 AM »

I feel like UM would probably do 1 night at the brawl room then hit Madison. Or vice versa. Play Mad town then back to Chicago. Thoughts?
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2018, 10:49:16 AM »

I would be interested in coming out for a UM/Spafford weekend.  Pretty close to Phish Halloween though and I'm strongly considering that.
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2018, 10:51:21 AM »

I would be interested in coming out for a UM/Spafford weekend.  Pretty close to Phish Halloween though and I'm strongly considering that.

My current predicament. Can't do both the Big Weekend UM shows and do Phish at Allstate as well. Decisions...
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2018, 01:57:17 PM »

I just realized Phish Halloween conflicts with another trip I already had planned.  Back in the running for this.
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2018, 11:13:21 AM »

lineup and dates officially posted on the website
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2018, 11:17:55 AM »

Leftover Salmon and UM overlap.

fuck this big stupid weekend
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2018, 11:37:18 AM »

UM at the Aragon? Great!
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2018, 11:40:54 AM »

Anxious to see if ticket prices will increase at all just bc its a part of this event

Sincerely hope not cuz..

fuck this big stupid weekend
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2018, 11:54:51 AM »

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Following the model of a city takeover, the Big Weekend offers fans the opportunity to attend one show, or several shows, throughout the weekend at the city’s finest live music venues.

**books shows at the Concord, Aragon, and Riv**
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Re: The Big Weekend: Chicago 10/4-6
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2018, 11:57:01 AM »

Why is this even an event? There's at least as much variety in the Chicago music scene every weekend. Is that the new thing, schedule a few concerts of similar bands on the same weekend and call it an event?
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