Creating a stir about the Webstirs

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As the posts tick by on this blog, you may notice the occasional power-pop bias. We cop to it. Like when we sing the praises of a local band like The Webstirs, one of those underappreciated gems of rock and melody (and the occasional ELO allusion) lurking in Our Town. Here, just try these tunes on for size …



Dig it? Then catch them at 8 p.m. Friday at the Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison. It’s $7 at the door. Scattered Trees, Siderunners and Dan Darrah open the show.

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