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Club Hopping 06.15.12

Richard Lloyd

Richard Lloyd

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RICHARD LLOYD

Along with Tom Verlaine, Richard Lloyd founded the band Television and fired one of the first salvos for post-punk. Their structured, clean two-guitar attack first appeared on the high-watermark album “Marquee Moon” in 1977 and inspired legions of New Wave players to follow. Lloyd’s first new music in five years appears next month on a 7-inch vinyl single. Grand Strand and Cold Blue Kid open at 8 p.m. June 15 at Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee. Tickets: $10-$30. Call (773) 489-3160; doubledoor.com. —Thomas Conner

TASTE OF RANDOLPH STREET

Among this annual street fest’s food booths and trinket merchants is another alt-rock lineup on two stages, including headliners Los Campesinos, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood and the Hold Steady as well as Canon Blue, Adam Ezrah and Chicago’s Empires, plus a DJ stage. Running 5-11 p.m. June 15, noon-11 p.m. June 16 and noon-10 p.m. June 17 on Randolph from Peoria to Racine. Admission: $10. Call (773) 665-4682; tasterandolph.com. —TC

BRUCE HORNSBY & THE NOISEMAKERS

Session pianist and solo star (and occasional Grateful Dead satellite) Hornsby is touring again with his latest incarnation. Get there on time, though, for Chicago’s Van Ghost, opening with their slightly Southern rock led by former Trey Anastasio Band vocalist Jennifer Hartswick. At 7:30 p.m. June 17 at Park West, 322 W. Armitage. Tickets: $38.50. Call (800) 514-ETIX; jamusa.com. —TC



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