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B Radio: The Brood II: Insect Invasion

B Radio: a series of radio shows mashing b-list genres with radio art. Each B Radio episode features a theme to structure the improvisational nature of the shows, though tangents are frequent and encouraged. It's live radio, streamed, with special guests and live audience. The core group of performers play live instruments and electronics, sample wildly, speculate broadly, and have been known to sing.

NRRF is a collaborative effort to make unlicensed neighborhood radio art.

For this Chicago iteration, the core group of noisemakers consists of Jonny Farrow, Anna Friz, Steve Germana, Jeff Kolar, Peter Speer, with Sarah Knudtson (documentation and props wrangling)

Earlier projects include street radio in Montreal (2001), the NRRF Radio Roadshow (2004), and Radio Free Parkdale in Toronto (2005-2007).

July 31:  The Brood II: Insect Invasion

Year 17 has arrived, the genus Magicicada are crawling out of the ground, and playing the largest noise show of all time. But there may be more than one genus of insect emerging from its pupa.... Join the swarm as insects invade the radio.

Earlier Event: July 28
Peter Brötzmann
Later Event: August 10