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Chicago Orders Ban On EDM Music At Historic Concert Venue

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

What was once one of Chicago's highest-profile destinations for EDM concerts will no longer be able to play host to events featuring live music from t...

Owner Of Congress, Portage Theaters Seeks New Operators

Posted 07.18.2013 | Chicago

Story by Heather Cherone, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: PORTAGE PARK — Eddie Carranza, the owner of the Portage and Congress theaters, has hired a re...

The Congress Gets Another Pass From The City

WBEZ | Posted 05.10.2013 | Chicago

In his third appearance in Cook County Circuit Court Thursday facing a long list of building, health, and fire code violations at the 87-year-old Cong...

Congress Theater Riles Some Neighbors With Noise, Nuisances

Posted 04.18.2012 | Chicago

The Congress Theater, a popular and historic music venue in the city's Logan Square neighborhood, on Tuesday was the subject of a city hearing where c...

City To Congress Theater: Clean Up Your Act!

WBEZ | Posted 05.23.2012 | Chicago

Though it can be admired for filling a void in the local music scene by booking underground sounds and hosting independent concerts that might not oth...