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By Sarah on September 28, 2011
The Hideout Block Party returned this year after a two-year hiatus. Taking over the stretch of Wabansia outside of the Hideout, as well as a large parking lot — Jon Langford joked that Mayor Emanuel came down and personally moved each and every Streets & Sanitation truck out of the lot, just for the Hideout […]
By Sarah on September 19, 2011
Everything about this week is just a lead-up to the Hideout Block Party. I’ve missed you, Andrew Bird. Monday, September 19 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, September 20 Cut Copy, Washed Out, Midnight Magic, Only Children; the Riviera. 8 pm, $27 Abigail Washburn, Mar Caribe, Alana Amran; Martyrs. 8 pm, $15 […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged abigail washburn, alana amran, alessi's ark, an horse, anais mitchell, andrew bird, ani difranco, aunt martha, bad bad meow, baliff, beat kitchen, bomba estereo, cut copy, dosh, evanston space, hemmingbirds, hideout, jill andrews, jon langford, jonathan coulton, kaki king, kevin andrew prchal, las guitarras de espana, laura marling, liam finn, lincoln hall, luisa malta, mar caribe, marques toliver, martyrs', mavis staples, mayne stage, midnight magic, movits!, okkervil river, only children, peter wolf crier, pinto and the bean, robbie fulks, schubas, the felice brothers, the riviera, the vic, the watson twins, they might be giants, washed out, white mystery | 2 Responses
By Sarah on September 14, 2011
Chicago joins New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dallas/Fort Worth in playing host to Concert Confidential, sponsored by online ticketing platform Eventbrite. Each city will be offering a free show in an intimate venue on Saturday, September 17th. It’s not just a free gig at a tiny venue, though: each Concert Confidential show benefits a […]
By Sarah on September 12, 2011
Well, all, I’m back from my trip abroad and am ready to jump right back in to life here. Sort of. I’ll be at the Matt Pond PA/Rocky Votolato show tonight. They were both fantastic when I saw them earlier this year at Subterranean, so this show shouldn’t be any different. If you’re looking for […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged al scorch's country soul ensemble, braids, congress theater, empire of the sun, empty bottle, evanston space, fitzgeralds, hideout, howler, illinois centennial monument, james vincent mcmorrow, jeff pianki, lincoln hall, maria muldaur, marissa nadler, matt pond pa, melissa ferrick, miami horror, mucca pazza, o'death, painted palms, pepper rabbit, ria mae, richard thompson, robbie fulks, rocky votolato, steve frisbie, tapes 'n tapes, why are we building such a big ship?
By Sarah on September 6, 2011
Alright, look, I know it’s cool to hate on the following things: Coldplay Covers of Coldplay songs Anything that has to do with Coldplay Corporate product placement Anything that was sponsored by corporations It’s not cool to hate on the following: Adorable animations of pigs and cows Keep that in mind while watching the below […]