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Brown Bag | Interview & Overview

Posted on March 4th, 2015 by steve

Words / Photos / Video: Kelley Lauginiger – @peapodmcgee America was founded on forging ahead, taking chances, and maneuvering to the forefront of change.  America has survived, however, on babes, laughs, good beer (or at least lots of it), and good ole fashion rock n’ roll. There is probably no better intersection in Chicago music [...]

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A New Song From American Football – What Does The Future Hold?

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by steve

I’m pretty confident this is news, maybe even big news, but it feels a little weird publishing it here. American Football — the 90′s emo band currently at rest between a handful of domestic reunion dates and touring to Europe, Asia and Australia — is working on some new music. Their four night run spanning [...]

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Setlist / Video: Sleater-Kinney @ Riviera Theater 2/17/15

Posted on February 18th, 2015 by steve

Sleater-Kinney returned to Chicago for a set at the Riviera on an icy cold night in February. Read Greg Kot’s full review in the Tribune here, but for a slice of what really went down, check out these three videos by YouTuber seijinlee. Edit this setlist | More Sleater‐Kinney setlists Ahh @Sleater_Kinney!! What an incredible [...]

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Setlist / Video: John Mellencamp @ Chicago Theater 2/17/15

Posted on February 18th, 2015 by steve

John Mellencamp has been a summer shed staple in the Chicago area for as long as I can remember, so it’s good to see him bring the show to a theater in the wintertime.  The fact that it was at Chicago’s flagship venue is icing on the cake. And while the beginning of his set [...]

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Setlist / Photos / Video: Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Park West 2/6/15

Posted on February 8th, 2015 by steve

Photos: Wyatt Brake The Black Crowes may be over, but Chris Robinson keeps chugging along. The Chris Robinson Brotherhood may be a bit more mellow and heady than the band that put him on the map, but they came to the Park West on Friday with two full sets of original material mixed with covers [...]

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Recap / Video / Photos | Robert Randolph & Family Band @ City Winery 1/23/15

Posted on February 5th, 2015 by steve

Robert Randolph is just so many things. He and The Family Band popped in for a pair of shows at City Winery this winter as a part of the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival. He’s the bandleader, a brilliant soloist, more-than-capable singer, master of ceremonies, and part-time comedian. He was even the inspiration for his [...]

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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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