Check out "electronic music's new cultural phenomenon" this Saturday for free at SmartBar: LAPTOP BATTLE CHICAGO Saturday, March 18 Tickets: Free 21 & over Doors: 7:30pm / Show: 8pm >The laptop battle is a competitive event for laptop musicians to match their skills against one another. Battles are chosen randomly and conducted in 3 minute rounds. A panel of judges decides which contestant advances to the next round, single elimination style. > It's a fusion of sound design, composition and stage performance, and a chance for laptop musicians to prove their skills in battle and develop techniques and strategies. For more information, visit laptopbattle.org.