The Academy Is ... plays the House of Blues on Saturday.
Who: The Academy Is . . .
When: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, November 17
Where: House of Blues
Why: The Academy Is . . . headlines a bill of emo-tastic bands like the Rocket Summer and Cobra Starship. But unlike most of their peers, these Chicago rockers actually rock.
Latest Album: Santi
Best Album: Santi
Didja Know? Frontman William Beckett sings on tourmates Cobra Starship’s breakthrough single, “Bring It (Snakes on a Plane)” – which did double-duty as the theme song for the motherfuckin’ movie.
Listen To: “We’ve Got a Big Mess on Our Hands”
-- Michael Gallucci