Concert Review: Hideout Block Party, 9/24/11

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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 . . . → Read More: Concert Review: Hideout Block Party, 9/24/11

This Week in Great Music: 9/26 – 10/2

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Apparently in addition to last week being Andrew Bird week, last week was also “Sarah’s Too Busy to Blog” week. No worries, friends, I have a review of the (thoroughly amazing) Hideout Block Party coming up. Let’s just pretend that last week didn’t happen, otherwise.

This week is full of . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 9/26 – 10/2

This Week in Great Music: 9/19 – 9/25

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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, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 9/19 – 9/25

Concert Confidential: 5 Cities. 5 Causes. 1 Night.

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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 . . . → Read More: Concert Confidential: 5 Cities. 5 Causes. 1 Night.

This Week in Great Music: 9/12 – 9/18

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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 . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 9/12 – 9/18

Hooray for Covers! Willie Nelson, “The Scientist”

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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 . . . → Read More: Hooray for Covers! Willie Nelson, “The Scientist”