This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

Tweet 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…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

Tweet 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,…

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This Week in Great Music: 4/16 – 4/22

Tweet Monday, April 16 Robbie Fulks, Eric Noden; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Death Cab for Cutie, The Magik*Magik Orchestra, Low; Chicago Theatre. 7:30 pm, $29.50-49.50 Tuesday, April 17 Ari Herstand, Briar Rabbit; Schubas. 7 pm, $8-10 Death Cab for Cutie, The Magik*Magik Orchestra, Low; Chicago Theatre. 7:30 pm,…

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This Week in Great Music: 2/27 – 3/4

Tweet Lots of great music this week, including plenty of local artists for your enjoyment.  I’ll be at Whitehorse at Schubas on Saturday, and may make time after my radio show on Friday to head to the Empty Bottle for The Twilight Sad.  Their new album is really fantastic. Monday,…

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This Week in Great Music: 8/29 – 9/4

Tweet Hello, last days of August. I won’t be around, but I highly recommend seeing In Tall Buildings on Thursday, The Square Affair on Friday, and Save the Clocktower on Saturday.  Three days of solid shows by local bands.  What isn’t to love? Also, don’t forget that the North Coast…

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This Week in Great Music: 7/18 – 7/24

Tweet I’ll be at Lincoln Hall to catch the Old 97’s tonight.  They’re one of those bands who I always seem to miss when they come into town.  No more! And while I probably won’t be able to make it, everyone else should go to the Timber Timbre/Marissa Nadler show…

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