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Week that Was (7-6-12 to 7-11-12)

As we prepare for Pitchfork 2012, the weather has finally given Chicago a break and it is finally bearable to stand outside for longer than 43 seconds. Enjoy the music from this week, let us know what we missed, what you’d like to see more of, or just if you liked any of the tracks! We’re doing it big… 11 tracks for the first time ever.

Bloc Party – Octopus

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Win FREE tickets to Bloc Party’s Kele DJ set @ the Mid!

Kele Okereke of popular indie electronic band Bloc Party heads to Chicago on May 17th for a rare performance at the Mid.┬áKele began his solo gig just a few years ago; he blends his smooth vocals with punchy dance beats. Known most famously for their 2005 hit song “Helicopter,” Bloc Party has only played in the Midwest a few times throughout their career- this upcoming unique performance is one you shouldn’t miss. Want to win FREE tickets to the show? Like acityinthemidwest on Facebook and comment letting us know your favorite spot in Chicago. The winner will be announced May 15th! You can also buy tickets here.

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