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Chicago boasts a hot lineup of music events this week

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If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house. Read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Nashville Meets Chicago

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From the event description:

Nashville Meets Chicago is back for its fifth year in beautiful Chicago. Co-hosted by Pinnacle Furnished Suites and Whiskey Jam Nashville, this event will showcase some of the best in up-and-coming talent from Nashville. Five bands will grace the stage this year including Stealing Oceans, Chris Ferrara and the Common Good, Fletcher Rockwell, the Flying Buffaloes and Daniel B. Marshall. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 1 p.m.-2 a.m.

Where: 551 Live, 551 N. Ogden Ave.

Price: $30

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The Field, RXM Reality and Public Speaking at The Empty Bottle

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From the event description:

Born in southern Sweden, Axel Willner spent his formative years living in Stockholm and Lisbon, studying both at a formal music academy and in the moshpit, citing bands like Misfits and Dead Kennedys as inspiration to pick up the guitar and play in punk bands. Enamored with the burgeoning electronic music scene of the mid-90s, he started composing and playing drone- and warp-influenced IDM, followed by guitar-based ambient music that he released on his own imprint Garmonbozia in the early 2000s, using multiple pseudonyms like Lars Blek, Porte, Cordouan or James Larsson.

When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave.

Price: $15

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Thee Phantom and The Illharmonic Orchestra

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From the event description:

Hip-Hop Orchestra? That's right, the DJ will be joined by strings, horns, woodwinds and piano. It's completely unique, which is why The Illharmonic is only the third hip-hop group to headline Carnegie Hall. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway

Price: $25

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Parking in Chicago can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of Chicago parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the CTA's website for nearby stations and schedules.

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