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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

The Shiny Toy Guns are a band of revisionists. In the past five years they have released four albums: three versions of their debut, We Are Pilots (released, re-recorded, re-released, re-recorded, and re-released again) and one version of last year’s Season of Poison. It’s a testament to the braveness of the hard-rocking electro-clash outfit that they would play their new material so many drafts away from being finished.
Saturday, April 11, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m.

The All-American Rejects seem to build momentum after releasing each single. The quartet’s first, “Swing, Swing,” propelled the group into emo-pop stardom in 2003 and “Dirty Little Secret” further cemented them power-pop group with a knack for singles in 2006. Their latest and most popular to date, “Gives You Hell,” from 2008’s When the World Comes Down, breaks from the previous single’s uptempo melodies for slower progressions and...