Big Leg Emma, Wesley Harding, Sons of the New Amish
Big Leg Emma, Wesley Harding, Sons of the New Amish Wed. 07/30 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Big Leg Emma Hailing from western New York, Big Leg Emma is an institution for high quality, original, americana roots rock music. Based both in traditional music like folk, bluegrass, country…more»

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The Red Line Tap Open Mic Hosted by Micki Croisant
The Red Line Tap Open Mic Hosted by Micki Croisant Thu. 07/31 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Sign up at 8 / Music at 9 Each performer gets 3 songs or up to 15 minutes

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Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band, Dean III & The Wagers
Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band, Dean III & The Wagers Fri. 08/01 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band Dean III & The Wagers

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The Dime Store String Band, Off The Vine
The Dime Store String Band, Off The Vine Sat. 08/02 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Dime Store String Band has been together playing bluegrass since 1998, in and around Chicago. The band started from small beginings as an acoustic side project for members of DSO and some …more»

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Jazz with Mike Finnerty and The Heat Merchants
Jazz with Mike Finnerty and The Heat Merchants Sun. 08/03 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Mike Finnerty is a Chicago native, saxophonist, bandleader and session musician who has established himself as one of the city’s leading tenor players over a career that spans almost forty yea…more»

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The Red Line Tap August Barn Dance With Caller Jo Mortland
The Red Line Tap August Barn Dance With Caller Jo Mortland Tue. 08/05 | 7:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Contra Dancing at the Red Line Tap With Caller Jo Mortland (Chicago Barn Dance Company) And Music from the Mudflapps Jo Mortland of the Chicago Barn Dance Company is a long time, hardcore cont…more»

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Johnny Cooper, Tyler Krientz
Johnny Cooper, Tyler Krientz Wed. 08/06 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Johnny Cooper Who is Johnny Cooper…. …an evocative blend of soul, rock and pop Musicians get noticed for a wide array of reasons. Some win various competitions, while others seem to have as mu…more»

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Malcolm Holcombe, Al Rose
Malcolm Holcombe, Al Rose Thu. 08/07 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

In the end, our lives are simply gatherings of contradictions. We are capable of being cruel, funny, angry and unfathomably kind, sometimes all in the space of a few minutes. The same mouth th…more»

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The Flabby Hoffman Show
The Flabby Hoffman Show Fri. 08/08 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Flabby Hoffman Show As Seen on CANTV Cable Channel 19 Thursdays at 11:30 pm

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Blindspt, Lever, The Native Strangers
Blindspt, Lever, The Native Strangers Sat. 08/09 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Blindspt Blindspt (pronounced Blindspot) is a four-piece rock band from Chicago. Members Jammie Bosstel, Trent Harlem, Andrew J. Zdunek and Joe Zulu create a unique sound by blending tradition…more»

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Words of Peace Foundation Benefit
Words of Peace Foundation Benefit Sun. 08/10 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Words of Peace Foundation Benefit Words of Peace (Global) is an international charitable foundation inspired by the words of Prem Rawat. We share his conviction that peace is a fundamental hum…more»

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The Mudflapps, Acoustic Rescue Unit
The Mudflapps, Acoustic Rescue Unit Tue. 08/12 | 9:00PM - Tue. 08/12 | 1:00AM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Mudflapps The Mudflapps are a Chicago- based band that plays original acoustic music. Whether plugged-in on the big stage, or truly unplugged and unamplified, they give audiences a dose o…more»

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Ten Foot Tail, Static Sun, Teach The Fire
Ten Foot Tail, Static Sun, Teach The Fire Wed. 08/13 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Ten Foot Tail Ten Foot Tail is primarily Paul and Chris Castelli. They are brothers that have been playing their whole lives together and separately, sharing the stage with acts such as Lynyrd…more»

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The Red Line Tap Open Mic Hosted by Micki Croisant
The Red Line Tap Open Mic Hosted by Micki Croisant Thu. 08/14 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Sign up at 8 / Music at 9 Each performer gets 3 songs or up to 15 minutes

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The Mudflapps, Can I Get An Amen – Presented by Budweiser
The Mudflapps, Can I Get An Amen – Presented by Budweiser Fri. 08/15 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Mudflapps The Mudflapps are a Chicago- based band that plays original acoustic music. Whether plugged-in on the big stage, or truly unplugged and unamplified, they give audiences a dose of…more»

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The Future Laureates, Simpleton and Cityfolk, The Luna Blues Machine
The Future Laureates, Simpleton and Cityfolk, The Luna Blues Machine Sat. 08/16 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Future Laureates With a successful presence at SXSW and Summerfest, combined with airplay on hundreds of college radio stations across North America, The Future Laureates are celebrating w…more»

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The Outlaw Family Band, The Wandering Dirt – Presented by Budweiser
The Outlaw Family Band, The Wandering Dirt – Presented by Budweiser Sun. 08/17 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Outlaw Family Band James Weigel – Guitar, Vocals Daniel Padgett – Bass, Vocals Justin Gillam – Guitar, Vocals Ryan Hinshaw – Fiddle, Harmonica, Vocals Ben Wright – Banjo, Vocals Brian Koehler …more»

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The Mudflapps w/ Absinthe Rose, White City Rippers
The Mudflapps w/ Absinthe Rose, White City Rippers Tue. 08/19 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Mudflapps The Mudflapps are a Chicago- based band that plays original acoustic music. Whether plugged-in on the big stage, or truly unplugged and unamplified, they give audiences a dose of…more»

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Hannah Aldridge, Jordan Dean
Hannah Aldridge, Jordan Dean Wed. 08/20 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Hannah Aldridge There are few artists that can truly encapsulate the essence and true range of Americana like Muscle Shoals artist Hannah Aldridge, whose musical pedigree precedes her and spea…more»

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The Red Line Tap Open Mic Hosted by Micki Croisant
The Red Line Tap Open Mic Hosted by Micki Croisant Thu. 08/21 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Sign up at 8 / Music at 9 Each performer gets 3 songs or up to 15 minutes

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The Rikk Agnew Band, Vortis, The Headspins, Modern Advances
The Rikk Agnew Band, Vortis, The Headspins, Modern Advances Fri. 08/22 | 9:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Rikk Agnew Band With Casey Royer, Agnew played in Social Distortion and the Detours in 1979. He joined the Adolescents in 1980. His guitar style and writing dominated the Adolescents’ Blue…more»

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Otis Gibbs, Bubbles Brown
Otis Gibbs, Bubbles Brown Sat. 08/23 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Otis Gibbs While writing the songs on this record, I found myself thinking an awful lot about my father and how he encouraged me to do everything I could to pursue a creative life. He rode a H…more»

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Era 9, Werewolves At Hour 30
Era 9, Werewolves At Hour 30 Sun. 08/24 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

Era 9 Montreal, Canada/ New York, NY – May, 2013 – French Canadian rockers ERA 9 have released their debut single, “Oxygen” from their sophomore EP Turn Day. The six-song collection showcases …more»

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The Trews
The Trews Mon. 08/25 | 8:00PM @ Red Line Tap (map)

The Trews Judging by the boldness of their choices, you’d never guess the Trews are 10 years, five studio albums and thousands of gigs into their highly celebrated career. Clearly, someone for…more»

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