Weekend's top concerts: Feb. 22-24

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February 21, 2013|By Matt Pais | RedEye Sound Board

 Passion Pit

7:30 p.m. Fri. at UIC Pavilion. Sold out.

The band’s music sounds a lot happier than it really is. If you listen to the words, which you may not.


8 p.m. Sat. at Bottom Lounge. Sold out.

Beyonce’s little sister should absolutely not be pigeonholed as “Beyonce’s little sister.”

Delta Rae, ZZ Ward

7 p.m. Sun. at Lincoln Hall. Sold out.

Up-and-coming artists you should know, particularly Ward. Love the blues/hip-hop combo.


10 p.m. Fri. at Schubas. Sold out.

This 17-year-old’s electronic music has skyrocketed out of his bedroom.

Roc Marciano

10:30 p.m. Sat. at Schubas. $12-$15.

A rapper who’s earned his buzz.

Country Mice

9:30 p.m. Fri. at Empty Bottle. $10.

New York rockers support just-released “Hour of the Wolf.”

The Kuhls

8:30 p.m. Sat. at Metro. Free w/RSVP-$8 day of.

Local-by-way-of-Kansas sisters release their full-length debut, “Holy Rollin.”

Watch Matt on “You & Me This Morning,” Friday at 6:55 a.m. on WCIU, the U


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