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Thieves’ company this weekend at Middlewest

Barb Lowden

September 7, 2011

If you already plan on attending this weekend's Middlewest Fest, there is no reason to miss this year's featured band - Company of Thieves. If you weren't planning on going, their presence should change your mind. Company of Thieves, an alternative rock band from Chicago, plays rich, evocative songs th...

What’s going on in DeKalb this summer

DeKalb Scene Staff

May 8, 2011

Just because school isn't in session doesn't mean that the world stops turning in DeKalb. If you're going to be in the area, here are some picks for upcoming shows from DeKalb Scene staffers. Chris Krapek, Staff Writer: .38 Special at CornFest, Aug. 27 There will be shows that come and go this summer, but no...

Hold Steady, Company of Thieves dominate at Otto’s Nightclub

Jerene-Elise Nall

November 21, 2010

It's always the quiet, unassuming ones that will blow your mind. If you don't believe me, you must have skipped The Hold Steady show Friday night at Otto's, 118 E. Lincoln Highway. While they might look and act like average Joe's, The Hold Steady proved themselves to be quite the opposite. As they took ...