Comprised of Dan Bitney, John Herndon, Doug McCombs, John McEntire and Jeff Parker, Tortoise has released seven studio albums in their 26+ years as a band, touching on everything from jazz to post-punk, to electronica. Their latest LP, The Catastrophist, was released in January 2016 on Thrill Jockey.

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Chicago, IL
Thalia Hall
This landmark venue, designed as an opera house in 1892, hosts concerts by well-known musical acts. -Recommended by Post Animal
1807 S Allport St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

Classic circa-1948 drive-in where car hops deliver Chicago-style dogs, fries & milkshakes.

6363 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646, USA
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Logan Hardware Records

Record store with hundreds of vinyl albums plus a museum of free-to-play vintage arcade games.

2532 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
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The Hideout
Prohibition-era bar in a small space that hosts all kinds of live music & dancing on Saturday night. "...they have an amazing staff and it's a beautiful venue." - Discus
1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA
Dusty Groove

Spiffy storefront stop for rare, new & used LPs & CDs from a wide range of genres, plus DVDs.

1120 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
Reckless Records
Reckless Records in Chicago sells new and used vinyl, CDs, DVDs and more. -Recommended by Post Animal
26 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
Market Supply Co. Vintage

Hip resource for vintage apparel & accessories, eco-friendly jewelry & an old-school barber shop.

1147 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
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Rainbo Club
"It’s so Chicago to me. Cash Only, PBRs are $2, no pretense, and I always run into friends whenever I’m there. It’s like Chicago Cheers. I get whiskey, soda, bitters." — Phillip-Michael Scales
1150 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA