LOCALS ONLY: Shiny Toy Guns Secret Show

The secrets out. Shiny Toy Guns performs an intimate show before 300 of its Chicago fans.

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It wasn't easy, but after all the smoke cleared, a handful of local Shiny Toy Guns fans got to see the band up close and personal.
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The fans who were able to snag tickets by going to the Web site were granted access to the secret show, held at 1028 Gallery.
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After they gave the secret code, it was time to go inside.
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The DJ kept things moving while the band got it together backstage.
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And what does "getting it together" entail? How about a little eyeliner? This is a serious rock band after all!
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Can you tell things were heating up?
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Brian, www.nbcchicago.com's Golden Local, introduced the band.
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At around 11 p.m., Shiny Toy Guns hit the stage.
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Now it was really time to get down!
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The Grammy-nominated band has been around since 2001 and the original members are from Oklahoma, although the band is now based in L.A.
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The most recent addition is lead singer, Sisely Treasure.
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Drummer Mikey Martin.
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Keyboardist Jeremy Dawson.
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The band's latest album is called Season of Poison.
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They played a number of tracks from that CD, including Richochet! and Ghost Town.
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Around 300 people attended the secret show.
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So what do we have up our sleeve for the next secret event?
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Stay tuned to www.nbcchicago.com to find out!
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After the Chicago show, the group immediately left for L.A., where they were scheduled to play another NBC-sponsored secret show.
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Artwork from Shiny Toy Gun's new single "Ghost Town".
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Artwork from Shiny Toy Gun's new single "Ghost Town".
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Artwork from Shiny Toy Gun's new single "Ghost Town".
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Artwork from Shiny Toy Gun's new single "Ghost Town".
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Lead singer Sisely Treasure with VIP fan.
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Photography by band's longtime art photographer Benjy Russell.
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Photography by band's longtime art photographer Benjy Russell.
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NBCChicago.com's Lora LeSage interviews some VIP Fans.
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Fans getting ready for Shiny Toy Guns.
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Fans having some fun before the show.
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Drummer Mikey Martin - pre-stripes!
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Drummer Mikey Martin getting made up for the show.
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Drummer Mikey Martin - getting his stripes.
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Drummer Mikey Martin
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Drummer Mikey Martin - Post Stripes!
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