Star Maps: Meester Throws Down at Underground

A Late Night Dance Party

The Underground

With each New Year comes a whole new list of goals and resolutions. Perhaps that’s what Gossip Girl Star Leighton Meester has been working toward for 2010 -- becoming a rock star. Because unbeknownst to many of us, she is a songstress as well as an actress. She showed Chicago what she’s got Friday night at The Underground during a live performance.

She arrived in the city early in the day, and hyped up her fans by tweeting she was "stoked" to be in Chicago for a performance later that night.

After getting energized for her gig with some oxtail potstickers and edamame at Sunda restaurant with her band, the Gossip Girl star headed to The Underground, where she hung out at the club with her band backstage drinking Grey Goose cocktails and champagne before jumping on stage to sing multiple songs from her upcoming "electro-pop" sounding album.

Earlier in the day, Meester prepped for her appearance by shopping at local vintage store Sofia Vintage in River North, and picking up clothes and Jewelry from Dana Rebecca Designs.

Perhaps that’s where she got that see-through shirt and black bra combo she so confidently displayed that evening. You know what they say, new year, new you.

In other New Year’s news, Playboy Playmate Jamie Edmondson spent New Year’s Eve at the Hilton Chicago with Pitbull and Patrick Kane. Interesting combo.  Wonder who kissed who at the stroke of midnight?


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