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Review & Video Playlist | Kishi Bashi @ Athenaeum 1/15/15

Posted on January 27th, 2015 by steve

By Alex Wood Kishi Bashi debuted his new string quartet at Athenaeum Theatre on Thursday as part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. The songwriter and violinist was joined by two violas, a cello and a violin, as well as his touring guitarist guesting on banjo when needed. In addition to vocals, Kishi Bashi conducted [...]

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Widespread Panic – “I Swear It Wasn’t Me” [Video & Lyrics]

Posted on January 27th, 2015 by steve

It’s hard to fathom exactly how incredible Panic en La Playa must be to WSP fans who are able to make the trip.  Four nights.  Stage right on the beach.  Staying on site at an all-inclusive resort. After a blowout show on first night of the fourth edition of this destination festival, the band had [...]

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Setlists, Pro-Shot Video | A Leftover Salmon NYE Suprise Party @ The Vic 12/30-31/14

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by steve

The Leftover Salmon boys set up shop at Chicago’s Vic Theater for two shows over New Year’s Eve.  There were plenty of reason to be excited with Keller Williams sharing the stage, but it it turned out the party planners had  a big more up their sleeves…. The NYE show also happened to coincide with [...]

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WATCH: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe Perform Run DMC’s “It’s Tricky”, “Peter Piper” On NYE @ Park West

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by steve

Karl D and his boys played Chicago on New Year’s Eve for the third consecutive year.  While last year, they shared the stage with Robert Randolph, this year there was a bigger twist — transforming themselves into a RUNDMC cover band for the holiday.  Yeah, I’m calling in KarlDMC, There they are above decked out [...]

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Setlist / Video: Assembly Of Dust welcomes Mark Hague, Kicks Off 2015 With Two Shows At Martrys

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by steve

One of Chicago’s best kept secrets is Blotto / Helping Phriendly Orchestra guitarist Mark Hague, so it’s always a treat when he gets a chance to shine with a national touring act. Assembly Of Dust gave him that opportunity on the second night of their two night run in Chicago on January 9th & 10th. [...]

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JRAD Cracks Open A UJB > No Quarter > UJB at Suwanee Hulaween 11/2/14 [Full Show Video]

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by steve

I’ve recently expounded on the top ten shows of the year that I’ve seen personally, but as I try to put an punctation on our 2014 coverage, I just HAVE to call this one out as one of the most under-rated jams of the year.  No, I wasn’t there, but man was I caught off [...]

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Photos / Video: Main Squeeze & The Heard @ Lincoln Hall 12/13/14

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by steve

We love our photographers around here, especially when they are able to capture such photogenic bands. You can just feel the soul and funk drip off of the shots from Rickie Kostiner’s camera as she covered a pre-holiday double bill with two of the hottest Chicago bands going right now. Main Squeeze capped a national [...]

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Setlist / Video / Recap: Joe Marcinek Christmas Jam @ Wire 12/23/14

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by steve

Joe’s Garage: Joe Marcinek’s Christmas Jam At The Wire – Berwyn By @312mrg Live music has a way of rewarding you with enchanted evenings if you’re willing to make a little effort or taking a risk. Whether it’s following a lead, listening to a buddy, or maybe just allowing your interest to be re-kindled with [...]

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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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