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Top weekend shows: HoZac Blackout Festival, Bonnie Raitt, This Land is Our Land
HoZac Blackout Festival: Three days, 23 bands straight out of the garage, or a similarly dank and unforgiving place, with guitars dialed to the “face melt” setting, presented by Chicago’s esteemed HoZac label. Headliners include Davila 666, the reunited Red Kross and Texas psychedelic legend Roky Erickson, 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Av., $20 and $25; emptybottle.com.
May 17, 2012