Friday May 5th 2017 at The Fireside Bowl

Live music is back for a night at Fireside Bowl featuring Stomatopod, Soft Jolts, Dorian Taj, Maniac Du Jour and Lisa Lightning
Facebook event page link below

“A punk show at the Fireside Bowl, just like grandpa used to tell you about!”

• Stomatopod (
• Soft Jolts (
• Dorian Taj (
• Maniac Du Jour — from Italy! (
• Lisa Lightning Band (


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Dorian Taj at Empty Bottle Friday March 17th 2017

********Friday March 17th 2017 at Empty Bottle in Chicago********

The Band returns to the Empty Bottle stage Friday March 17th to perform songs from all Dorian Taj releases. This will be very cool in the fact that also on the bill are Husker Dudes who are a Husker Du cover band whose songs hold a special place in D.T’s heart. It is also St. Patrick’s Day which is dear to the heart of Chicago. Also appearing will be Eric Mahle of the band Sunken Ships who will open the night with some solo acoustic jams.  Empty Bottle is located at 1031 N Western in Chicago.  Proceeds for this night will be benefiting Center on Halsted which you can read more about below.
Center on Halsted is the Midwest’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland. More than 1,000 community members visit the Center every day, located in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview Neighborhood.

Empty Bottle Poster 3.17.2016


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Dorian Taj performs and chats on 105.5 lumpen Radio Chicago

Dorian Taj aka Dorian Anthony Alexander Tajbakhsh came by the WLPN-LP FM station and rocked out with us on my “Game Changers w/ Chrys Anthem-Wozniak” Show. Such a great talent all the way around and we had fun talking up ‘ol Chitown underground taverns and memories that would make Bukowski blush! Big fun hour we had as we also grooved some uppity Indie Rock B-Sides. Cool. Here is the link to the show

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Dorian Taj to perform at LA’s The Hi Hat Feb 21st 2017

Tuesday Feb. 21st at The Hi Hat in LA

Dorian Taj returns to L.A. to perform at the Hi Hat. Opening will be Steps of Doe and I See Hawks In LA. Th Hi Hat is located on everyones new favorite block in the Highland Park neighborhood of LA. No Cover.  This performance will have Aaron Bakker on Guitar, Mike Whiteside on Bass and Alex Moore on Drums.   Set times are

Dorian Taj  11pm

I See Hawks In LA  10pm

Steps of Doe  9pm
The Hi Hat

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Dorian Taj at Beat Kitchen Saturday Oct 8th 2016

$8 ADV // $10 DOS | 21+ | BEAT KITCHEN 2100 w Belmont, Chicago
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Dorian Taj -On stage for the first time since May. So to get back on it right and do this David Kindler photo justice we will bring out the Fierceness we’ve had stewing. Time to just Rock for a night. Time to Wait For Light.
Housesitters –
Kerosene Stars –



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Dorian Taj**Murder Boots**Dj Dom at Double Door in the Basement Monday May 9th 2016

The band will be back with a free monday performance with Murder Boots in Double Door’s downstairs lounge that we like to call “The DirtRoom” located at 1551 N Damen. Doors at 8. Dom will be Spinning thru out the night.
Dorian Taj
Murder Boots

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Return to Township Feb. 27th 2016

********Saturday Febuary 27th at Township in Chicago********

For one night only on the same stage and on the same night. Performing at Township located at 2200 N California ave. in Chicago will Be………..

Sunken Ships

Dorian Taj

show starts at 9pm




*************Friday January 15th at Martyrs’**************

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Dorian Taj at Martyrs’ in Chicago Friday Jan 15th 2016

The band will be performing at Martyrs’ Friday January 15th which is located at 3855 N Lincoln Ave in Chicago IL Opening up will be Eves Twin Lover and Melanie Budd. We are very glad to be back performing on this stage where we can set up our show the best it can be. 1st Band will start at 9pm. Hope to see you out on this Winter Weekend.
Dorian Taj
Eves Twin Lover
Melanie Budd


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Friday December 18th at Township

We will be performing at township located at 2200 n California in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood Opening will be “Shot Of Therapy” And “Prichard”. Show will start at 9 and cover is 7 bucks.

Around the corner creeps a holiday Blues mood lifter

Around the corner creeps a holiday Blues mood lifter

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Another Year Another Tryp

************Thursday Thanksgiving Night 2015 at Liars Club***********

Dorian and Herb under the roof of Liars Club

Dorian and Herb under the roof of Liars Club

The annual Thanksgiving night performance at Liars Club is upon us again. The Band will once again be performing on this strange tryp of a night. Set will start when the most hardcore of bar patrons feel like it should. Liars Club is Located at 1665 w Fullerton ave. in Chicago. (773) 665-1110


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