From left: Rev. Moose, Katie Tuten, Brett Crawford, Chadd Kline and Robert Gomez.
When Chicago clubs decided to organize and push back
RALEIGH, N.C. — Venues often fight for bands, but in Chicago venues banded together for a fight.
The Chicago Independent Venue League formed last year in response to the proposed Lincoln Yards, a $6 billion mixed-use project led by developer Sterling Bay and targeted for the city’s North Side. Early plans included a United Soccer League stadium that could ha...
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