JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound (Photo courtesy of Bloodshot Records / ROPER / April 3, 2014)

The first wave of bands to play this year's installment of the Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk sale have been announced.

The festival, taking place May 30-June 1 in the West Town neighborhood will feature two stages curated by the folks at the Empty Bottle and Subterranean. The styles seem to vary between metal and indie rock, with some soul thrown in to boot.

The Empty Bottle-curated stage will feature:

High On Fire
Oozing Wound
Bass Drum of Death
Screaming Females
People Under The Stairs
GoldLink

The Subterranean-curated stage will feature:
JD McPherson
J Mascis (of Dinosaur Jr)
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound
The Weeks
Marrow (One of RedEye's 2014 Chicago artists to watch with their music video for "Two" below)
The O'Mys

Addtional artists will be announced later. For more information on the Do-Division Street Fest, head here

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