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“Chi-Town, Concert Town” focuses on the behind-the-scenes work that goes into putting on musical performances in Chicago.

The lives and stories of booking agents, promoters, security guards, sound-people, merchandise sellers and others may not make the headlines at your local paper. But they’ll be front and center at “Chi-Town, Concert Town.”

“Chi-Town, Concert Town” was created by Leor Galil. Leor is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

As an undergraduate, Leor attended Brandeis University, where he formed a club that organized underground concerts. He helped put together concerts and music-related events featuring: Girl Talk, Mission of Burma, Man Man, The Twilight Sad, The Dirty Projectors, MaritimeA Place To Bury Strangers, Parts & LaborThe Antlers, Ian MacKaye and many others.

Leor freelances for a variety of news and music organizations. He has written for Rock Sound, Bostonist, The Boston Phoenix, The A.V. Club Chicago, True/Slant and The Washington City Paper.