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Glenwood Pics

August 20th, 2012

A couple of shots from the recent Glenwood Ave Arts Fest!


Glenwood Ave Arts Fest

August 17th, 2012

This Saturday, the OP will be playing the fabulous Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest in Rogers Park. We’ll be at the Main Stage, starting at 6 pm, so come a bit early, grab some food and beverages, and check out some of the artist booths before our set. Joining us for this gig will be special guests Victor Garcia on trumpet and Chris Paquette on percussion.

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SummerDance with Idy Ciss

July 16th, 2012

We’ll be playing this Thursday in Grant Park for the SummerDance festival, paired with Senegalese dance instructor Idy Ciss! Dance class will start at 6 pm, and we’ll play two sets following, joined by guest vocalists Mark Ford and Typhanie Monique.

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Rain Dance

September 19th, 2011

Thanks to all the folks who came out to dance in the drizzle at Navy Pier yesterday for the World Music Festival! You made the lake look even lovelier. Looking forward to drier, warmer confines tonight at the Mayne Stage with Grupo Cumbe!

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Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest!

August 16th, 2011

What more is there to say? The OP is playing the fine Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival this Sunday, Aug 21st. Come out and partake of the lake, the artists, the shops, the music. We’ll be on the Main Stage at Morse and Greenview, playing at 4 pm.

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World Music Fest Five-Fecta

September 16th, 2010

The Chicago World Music Festival 2010 schedule is out and The Opposition Party is looking forward to our show on September 28 as part of the Devon’s Diversity on Division showcase, brought to you by Global Groove and the World Music Festival.

We’ll be appearing at the Chopin Theatre alongside Ragawave, Tum Balalaika, Eyes Manouche, and Magic Carpet. Five bands of local international flavor in one night!

See our shows page for more info.


Global Groove Summer

June 2nd, 2010

The OP are pleased to announce two upcoming gigs pairing with Global Groove Chicago. The first is a showcase at the Chopin Theater on Saturday July 10, and the second is at the same venue in September, lining up with the Chicago World Music Festival.

The opening act for the July 10 gig is to be announced, with the Oppositon Party headlining. Doors at 9 pm.

Check out our Shows page for more details.


Demo Drops!

May 11th, 2010

Ten musicians.  Dozens of mics.  A gallery loft.  Hours of mixing.  Hours more of design.

The result: The Opposition Party – Live At Primitive, our first demo, recorded, produced, mixed, and designed by The OP us-selves.

Check out the result at the music page.