North Coast Music Festival 2013: Dirty Dozen Brass Band + Van Ghost
Subway: Green, Pink to Ashland$12
Event Info: (312) 666-6775 bottomlounge.com
We're not sure why the Dirty Dozen Brass Band keeps getting invited back to North Coast, but it's hard to turn down a chance to see the group. The New Orleans horn-funk powerhouse ushered in the brass-band revival in the '70s, paving the way for a new generation of blowers.