Hey, internet. It’s been a bit of a quiet week around here. I’ve got a bunch of posts drafted up but finding the time to finish them is another matter entirely.
Instead, here’s my listing of great shows this week. Lollapalooza’s here this weekend, in case you didn’t notice, and with Lolla comes some . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/30 – 8/5
Monday, July 23 The Shams Band, Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes, Young Jesus; Schubas. 8 pm, $6 Neulore, The Canvas Waiting, Kevin Daniels; Martyrs. 8 pm, $8
Tuesday, July 24 ?!
Wednesday, July 25 Old Shoe, John Kimock & Trevor Exter, The New Old Calvary; Martyrs. 9 pm, $7
Thursday, July 26 . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/23 – 7/29
I inadvertently skipped Monday’s shows due to travel woes and tiredness. Sorry, Monday bands! There’s still a ton going on this week, including the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Fest and the Square Roots Festival in Lincoln Square.
Tuesday, July 17 A Place to Bury Strangers, Hunters; Empty Bottle. 9:30 pm, $10-12
Wednesday, July 18 Mad . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/17 – 7/22
There are a lot of great music-things going on in Chicago this week! In addition to street festivals and the Taste of Chicago, we’ve also got Pitchfork rolling through, which should keep people busy for a while.
I’ll be absconding off to Louisville, Kentucky, for the Forecastle Festival, so I’ll miss out on all . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15
It’s July, and it’s already really gross and hot. Summer is looking… horrible.
If you’re not doing anything on Tuesday, you should come see my band, Jungle of Cities, play at a benefit hosted at Multikulti (1000 N Milwaukee). The diverse lineup also features punk, metal, hip-hop, and indie bands. We go on at . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/2 – 7/8
June’s almost over. Can you believe that?
Monday, June 25 Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Chico Trujilo; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Esperanza Spalding; Ravinia. 8 pm, $27-55 Kate Miller-Heidke, Derek Fawcett; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12
Tuesday, June 26 Cory Branan, Audra Mae, Briar Rabbit; Schubas. . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1