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Lucky Boys Confusion returns to Rosy’s Friday

By Lauren Iverson | February 26, 2014

Pop-punk band Lucky Boys Confusion is set to make its second Rosy’s appearance Friday.The band performs 9 p.m. Friday at Rosy’s Roadhouse, 930 Pappas Drive. Lucky Boys Confusion made its Rosy’s debut in September, shortly after the venue opened....

Lucky Boys Confusion goes acoustic Saturday at House Cafe

By Katie Finlon | April 10, 2012

Hey, driver – leave the motor running, because this Chicago-based band is on the run and unplugged this Saturday. Lucky Boys Confusion will perform an acoustic set at 7 p.m. Saturday at the House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. Tickets cost $12. The...

Ska punks rock despite hiatus

By Aurora Schnorr | September 25, 2011

Lucky Boys Confusion has been a staple in the Midwestern music scene for more than a decade.Beginning in 1997, the band gained a loyal following in the area. By 2000, the band was signed to Elektra Records; it looked like it was on its way to the big...

AM Taxi to hit DeKalb in the p.m.

By Aurora Schnorr | April 20, 2011

Tonight, all you people 21 and over drop what you're doing and head out to Otto's, 118 E. Lincoln Highway, for some good, old fashioned rock ‘n' roll featuring AM Taxi. AM Taxi blends old school punk with mainstream rock sensibility and just a dash...

Dash Cunning takes on robots and harmonies

By Tony Martin | April 13, 2011

Dash Cunning is returning to DeKalb, and this is good news. A quality blend of ‘90s punk and the anthemic emo popularized by bands like Jimmy Eat World, Dash Cunning is one of the more exciting openers on any bill in DeKalb this year. They played their...

DeKalb’s weekend calender for Feb. 11

By Chris Krapek | February 10, 2011

DeKALB | If you’re not going home this weekend, celebrating Valentine’s Day early or questioning your existence during the Grammy awards, there’s plenty to do in DeKalb. Here’s a list of the choice events going on in town this weekend: What: The...

Best upcoming live music in DeKalb

By Tony Martin and Jerene-Elise Nall | January 17, 2011

It's official: Winter break is over. As the spring semester rears its ugly head, you may find yourself counting down the days until spring break begins. Instead, try counting down the days to the next big show. Here are our top picks to keep you sane...