Around Town with Gabe Mendoza & DL Hopkins (Weekend of October 4, 2013)

Around TownThe midday concert series Wired Fridays returns to the Chicago Cultural Center with live music by veteran DJ Alan King. This weekend’s forecast calls for some rain, but showers aren’t likely to put a damper on the Double Ten Parade and the Nigerian Independence Day Parade. Round up the younguns for pumpkin picking and petting at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Harvest Days. All this and more (Events and links below) are discussed on this week’s Around Town with Vocalo’s senior hip hop correspondent Gabe Mendoza and his co-host D.L. Hopkins, including their top picks for best songs produced by DJ Premier, who by the way is performing at the Abbey Pub on Friday. What’s your favorite Primo track? Thank you for visiting and follow Around Town atwww.facebook.com/aroundtowninchi.

FREE

Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5

West Town Art Walk, www.westtownartwalk.org

Friday, October 4

Wired Fridays at the Chicago Cultural Center, www.cityofchicago.org

Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6

Harvest Days at Lincoln Park Zoo, www.lpzoo.org

Sunday, October 6

Double Ten Parade in Chinatown, www.cityofchicago.org

Saturday, October 5

Nigerian Independence Day Parade, www.oanweb.org

WITH COST

Saturday, October 5

-Charlie Wilson + Chaka Khan + Robin Thicke + Bell Biv Devoe at Allstate Arena, www.ticketmaster.com

Friday, October 4

-DJ Premier at the Abbey

www.abbeypub.com

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~ by @WeekendGabe on October 3, 2013.

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