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Table For One: Bob Dylan Treats Single Fan To A Performance For Swedish TV

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by steve

Swedish TV series Experiment Ensam recently convinced Bob Dylan to perform a concert for a single fan, Fredrik Wilkingsson. The show seeks to give individuals experiences usually reserved for large audiences, offering a unique social experience. Wilkingsson, a long-time Dylan fan, has seen more than 20 Dylan shows before, though certainly none like this, the [...]

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Review / Photos / Video / Stream / Download | Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood @ The Vic 12/13/14

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by steve

Words / Photos: Alex Wood If asked why Medeski, Martin & Wood are still amongst the best jam-bands around today, my answer would go no further than listing the three musicians’ names. The jazz trio’s three members have perfected their craft over the last two decades. No single member stands more important than the others, [...]

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Setlist / Photos / Video Playlist | Bob Seger & J Geils Band @ United Center 12/11/14

Posted on December 12th, 2014 by steve

So, *ahem*, apparently two major concerts in Chicago last night featured the song “California Stars”.  Obviously, Wilco was one, but I best most readers may not have guessed that it would also rock the United Center. Bob Seger dropped the Guthrie/Bragg/Wilco cover in addition to tributes to Steve Earle, Otis Clay and John Hiatt in [...]

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Setlist / Video Playlist | Rich Robinson @ City Winery 12/9/14

Posted on December 12th, 2014 by steve

Since the Black Crowes can’t keep their shit together, the brothers Robinson have gone their separate ways.  Chris will front his jamband-esque Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Park West in February and in the meanwhile, Rich visited Chicago on a solo acoustic tour this week. Rich’s set included a few Crowes tunes (highlighted in the videos [...]

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Video: Prince Jams Beatles At Impromptu Hollywood Sit-In

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by steve

Prince made a surprise appearance at W Hollywood Hotel’s jazz night. Initially merely a spectator, Prince reportedly made his way to the stage for a lengthy guitar solo in the middle of the Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends” during the set by Ryan Edgar and Nikki Leonti-Edgar. Watch video of the performance [...]

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Setlist / Video: St. Vincent @ Chicago Theater 12/2/14

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by steve

St. Vincent performed at Chicago Theater as WXRT’s Big Holiday Concert Tuesday night. With an extremely theatric stage presence, Annie Clark and her band have easily become amongst the biggest live acts around, not to mention the release of St. Vincent’s impeccable self-titled album released earlier this year. The band’s set featured every song from [...]

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VIDEO | Thee Oh Sees @ Empty Bottle – Nov 2014

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by steve

Though a setlist still hasn’t surfaced from either of Thee Oh Sees’ recent dates at The Empty Bottle, four videos from the second night provide a glimpse of the set for those without tickets to the sold-out shows. Lasting six songs and over thirty minutes, the videos show the psychedelic trio blasting through songs with [...]

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Setlist / Video: Old Shoe & Chicago Farmer Team For Loving Cup @ Schuba’s 11/26/14

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by steve

Old Shoe and Chicago Farmer hooked up for a number of songs together at their Black Wednesday gig at Schuba’s.  The collaboration included a number of Farmer tunes as well as a take on the Stones’ “Loving Cup”, for which a great multi-cam video has surfaced courtesy of The Fan Farm. Wednesday, November 26th – [...]

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Setlist / Video: Vic Mensa wsg Chance The Rapper @ Metro 11/28/14

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by steve

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa has been on the rise since the release of his excellent debut mixtape Innanetape last year. His recent performance at The Metro found him joined by fellow Chicagoan Chance The Rapper for “Suitcase.” The two artists are members of hip-hop collective SAVE MONEY and are both known for collaborations. Vic Mensa’s [...]

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Setlist / Full Show Video | Greensky Bluegrass Halloween 2014 @ Spirit Of Suwanee Music Park

Posted on November 28th, 2014 by steve

There’s been lots of hay made with the various Halloween shows of 2014, but one that’s been somewhat overlooked was performed by one of our favorite bands. It was a holiday of road-warrior heroics for Greensky Bluegrass —  supporting String Cheese Incident at their Hulaween Festival, then hopping a plane for a pair of Las [...]

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