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All about A.V. Fest: liner notes for A.V. Club’s inaugural music fest

All about A.V. Fest: liner notes for A.V. Club’s inaugural music fest

The A.V. Club makes no apologies about its efforts to appeal to a certain kind of pop culture nerd, and the lineup of its inaugural A.V. Fest at The Hideout this weekend makes it clear that this kind of pop culture nerd likes indie rock. Counting on a big turnout from the thick-framed-glasses-wearing, vinyl-B-sides-collecting set,…

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A.V. Fest joins crowded Chicago music calendar

A.V. Fest joins crowded Chicago music calendar

Thought that Chicago’s music festival season was behind us? Think again. The Onion’s A.V. Club slides into one of the last summer fest spots with its first ever A.V. Fest, held this weekend right outside of the Hideout. The pop-culture obsessives at the Onion’s Chicago-based A.V. Club are, of course, observant enough to know that…

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