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E3 2013: Exhilarating Electronic Entertainment Expo

While usually being a bustling and entertaining experience, E3 hasn’t really felt a much needed air of excitement for a while, but things have finally changed.

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E3 2013 Press Conferences: This is Just the Beginning

The first day of E3 was reserved for an all-day marathon of press conferences, with Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft all showing off their latest wares in a glitzy spectacle.

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Refused + Death Grips: 12 April 2012 – Pomona, CA

Refused built tension while the audience anxiously awaited this reunion -- that many did not expect to ever experience.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo: 7 - 9 June 2011 - Los Angeles

E3 provides the first-look at upcoming products from tech giants Sony and Nintendo, along with giving the video game industry a hands on time with the most anticipated upcoming titles.

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Ke$ha: 24 February 2011 - Chicago

Ke$ha gets $leazy on her first headlining tour.

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Weezer: 7 January 11 - Chicago

Weezer takes through past faves The Blue Album and Pinkerton on their Memories tour through select markets.

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Voodoo Experience: 2010 - New Orleans

With a recent contract being signed to keep Voodoo in New Orleans through 2019, fans can expect the event to continue to grow and be a fitting close to each year’s music festival season.

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X Japan: 6 October 2010 - Chicago

With the repeated chanting of "We are! X!," a promise to return to Chicago as they have not tried our pizza yet, and a stage dive from Yoshiki, X Japan was gone as quickly as they had arrived on our scene.

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The National: 26 September 2010 - Chicago

Many high-profile acts have failed to fill the Riviera Theatre during recent summer shows, however The National, New York's indie quintet, had no problem in doing so recently.

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Billy Idol + Slash: 10 September 2010 - Chicago

A pairing for the ages, Billy Idol and Slash stopped through Chicago earlier this month, dosing the big city with loads of rock and excitement.

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Marina and the Diamonds: 9 September 2010 - Chicago

Amassing a following far greater than one could ever imagine, Marina and the Diamonds kicks off a US tour that is longer overdue.

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Vampire Weekend + Beach House: 5 September 2010 - Chicago

Vampire Weekend and Beach House stopped through Chicago earlier this month, part of a nationwide tour filled with indie jams and dance grooves.

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Warped Tour: 31 September 2010 - Chicago

Over 70 bands stopped by Chicago's Tinley Park last July for Vans' Warped Tour, an action-packed day of music, action-sports and more.

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Mayhem Festival: 30 July 2010

Metal was taken to another level last July, as the three-staged Mayhem Tour took over Chicago's First Midwest Bank Amphitheater.

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Honda Civic Tour: 18 August 2010 - Chicago

Paramore still have a long road ahead of them, but with what we’ve seen so far, that road is going to keep getting bigger and bigger.

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Black Eyed Peas: 13 August 2010 - Chicago

Returning for a third time to the windy city this year, the Black Eyed Peas delivered a futuristic performance to a packed Allstate Arena.

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Santana: 9 July 2010 - Illinois

Packing the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater to capacity, the legendary Carlos Santana met expectations once again with another set filled with infectious energy.

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Pitchfork Music Festival: 16-18 July 2010 - Chicago

Despite a blistering heatwave and some sound issues, Pitchfork put on their most electrifying music festival yet.

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311 + The Offspring: 29 June 2010 - Chicago

Once 311 took the stage, the band’s bass player, P-Nut, got an enthusiastic approval from the crowd as he walked out in a Chicago Blackhawks jersey, an ode to the team’s Stanley Cup win.

Daniel Boczarski
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Bell Biv DeVoe - Salt-N-Pepa: 25 June 2010 - Chicago

The Taste of Chicago, the city’s annual premier food event, provides many with an opportunity to sample eclectic food from the city’s culturally-diverse restaurants, while for others it is a chance to visit the Petrillo Music Shell, which featured free daily concerts during the festival’s run.

Daniel Boczarski
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E3: 15-17 June 2010 - Los Angeles

This year's show brought few shocking surprises, with a lot of the previews focusing on the slew of impending 3D games.

Daniel Boczarski
Music

PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 4 - The Very Best, Major Lazer, Snoop Dogg...

Photos from SXSW's Music Festival, Day 4, include Lights, Hey Monday, Ninjasonik, the Very Best, Major Lazer, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, VV Brown, Snoop Dogg and more...

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 3 - Hole, Les Savy Fav, Foxy Shazam and more...

Photos from Day 3 in Austin include Foxy Shazam, Marina and the Diamonds, Fucked Up, Hole, The Young Veins, Sleigh Bells, Patrick Stump solo, Les Savy Fav and more...

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