Help save Chicago’s entertainment venues with double vinyl from 25 of Chicago’s best bands

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Situationchicago supports independent Chicago concert halls so that artists always have stages to perform on. This double vinyl record brings together 25 of Chicago’s top bands / artists to support 25 of Chicago’s favorite live music venues that are closed indefinitely due to the pandemic. Available exclusively on bandcamp at

Pressed locally and supported by Chicago-based sponsors – Smashed Plastic, Revolution Brewing, Malört / CH Distillery, Dark Matter Coffee, and Nature’s Grace & Wellness – results in a project entirely in Chicago; and with up-front costs covered, 100% of record sales will be split between sites to help them survive. The future of the Chicago music community depends on our support, so that all Chicagoans benefit from the rich and historic musical culture that has always and should continue to exist here.

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Music rooms benefiting from the sales of this project (alphabetical order):
Beat the kitchen
Mustache Coffee
by Cole
Dorian’s through the record store
Emporium Arcade Bar
Empty bottle
Fulton Street Collective
GMan Tavern
Hiding place
Liars Club
Lincoln Room
The Subway
Moe’s Tavern
The promontory
Reggie’s Rock Club
Schubas Tavern
Silver Room
Sleepy village
Smart bar
Thalie Room
Tonic Room
Uncommon ground
The whistler

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