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Sidekick Kato

Sidekick Kato

Apocalypse Hoboken, Haymarket Riot, Or

Sat · November 3, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$20.00

This event is 18 and over

Sidekick Kato
Sidekick Kato
Independent rock band from Des Plaines, IL, USA whose style was sometimes referred to as "drunk emo". The band was formed in the early 1990s and broke up in the early 2000s. During that time they released 2 LPs and appeared on several split 7"s and compilation releases.
Apocalypse Hoboken
Apocalypse Hoboken
Apocalypse Hoboken was a punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois, USA. The group initially formed in 1987 but did not begin playing in earnest until 1989. The founding members included Scott Hoffman (aka Scott Action, guitar), Andy Peterson (drums), Rich Muffin (bass), and Ted Locascio (later known as Ted Lukas, vocals). After some membership changes, founding members Andy and Scott were joined by Kurdt Dinse (aka Kurdt Buddah, bass), Billy Thompson (guitar), and Todd Paglialong (aka Todd Pot, vocals) and began a prolific run (Thompson would be replaced by Sean Seeling in 1996). The band would release several albums and EPs and appear on a number of compilations throughout the 1990s. By the end of the decade, though, the band fractured, with job and family commitments limiting some members' involvement. Guitarist John San Juan and bassist Erik Bocek joined the band for live gigs, but no recordings were released and the band split in 2001. Only Andy Peterson remained with the band throughout their entire life span. However, in the years since the break-up, the line-up of Andy/Scott/Sean/Kurdt/Todd have played a number of reunion shows in and around Chicago.
Haymarket Riot
Haymarket Riot
Born in the Summer of Love, the era of Beatle-mania and the liberal movement of the 60's, Haymarket Riot rose to the top of the local music scene at the time when rock music was a defining element of American culture. The group developed quickly from a high-school band to a staple of the college circuit to a regional powerhouse that played more than 100 shows a year across the Midwest.

In 1974 the group was signed to London Records, the British label, and released several singles. The Riot continued on into the 70's and early 80's until members went their separate ways. Several former band mates including Wes Boatman (nine Emmy awards) and Gary Griffin of Beach Boys fame have had great success in the music industry.

An invitation in 1994 to play at the Ludlow Garage Reunion Concert in Eden Park was such a success that original members G. Parker, Steve Helwig, Rick Somboretz, Jerry Peeno, Tom Vogel and Wes Boatman decided to continue performing at special events, which led to the Haymarket Riot Grand Reunion and the very successful annual Summer of Love Shows. A true highlight was a 2006 road-trip to Tallinn, Estonia and a sold-out performance that introduced the formally Soviet audience to genuine American powerhouse rock.

Today's Haymarket Riot features original members G. Parker and Steve Helwig with drummer Tim Crawford, bassist Bart Johnson and female vocalist Gretchen Tamplin, performing songs of all genre's and styles with enthusiasm and conviction. Sharing the joy of real music takes any event to the highest level and that's why Haymarket Riot continues to perform together with love.
Venue Information:
Chop Shop.
2033 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL, 60647
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