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The Get Up Kids, Steel Train, River City Extension

Even though it will be on a Sunday night, The Loft will very likely be at full capacity. After all, emo icons The Get Up Kids are coming back to town.

The Kansas City five-piece packed the Granada last fall on their reunion tour, and now they have a new record, There Are Rules, to promote. Regardless of whether the new material will be as well-loved as their first two records, Four Minute Mile and Something to Write Home About, you can't beat a band that has way more shelf-life than most of the bands they've inspired. Sure, there are other, younger bands who appeal more to a broader mall-dwelling audience. But are those bands going to pack a venue 16 years after they started?

Prepare to witness the enthusiastic acclaim of songs like "Don't Hate Me" and "Ten Minutes" while being introduced to the band's continuation for 2011.

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The Get Up Kids; Steel Train; River City Extension

Folky New Jersey quintet Steel Train will open along with fellow New Jersey-ites River City Extension.

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