By Sarah on July 7, 2012
Another hot July night at the CHIRP RadioÂ studios! I’ll be taking next week off, as I’ll be in Louisville for the Forecastle Festival, but I’ll be back the week after that on Chicagoâ€™s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 9:54 PMÂ Antony & the Johnsons â€¢ Fistful Of Love â€¢ I Am […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged alabama shakes, antony & the johnsons, bill monroe & his blue grass boys, broken water, cadence weapon, charlotte martin, chris thile, colin meloy, daughn gibson, delicate steve, echo lake, edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros, fanfarlo, la santa cecilia, ladyhawke, laura marling, lost in the trees, matthew good, mike scheidt, mucca pazza, nneka, radical face, steve dawson, tegan and sara, the roots, uncle tupelo, via tania, volcano!, zaz
By Sarah on September 5, 2011
Summer may be winding down, but festival season isn’t quite over yet. Â The AV Club presents AV Fest, taking place at the Hideout, on September 10th and 11th. Â You can see acts including Hum, The Thermals, and Like Pioneers on Saturday; Sunday includes Archers of Loaf, Tokyo Police Club, and Maps & Atlases. Â Entry is […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alison krauss and union station, breathe owl breathe, carbon leaf, chamberlin, chicago theatre, chris thile, cloudbirds, danny black, deadstring brothers, del mccoury band, evanston space, fruit bats, hideout, jeff parker, kevin flynn and the avondale ramblers, lincoln hall, michael daves, nora o'connor, old town school of folk music, rajko hungarian gypsy orchestra, richard thompson, robbie fulks, schubas, the glory singers, the hoyle brothers, the milk carton kids, the scotland yard gospel choir, the waco brothers, tom brosseau, vetiver, vieux farka toure
By Sarah on March 10, 2011
If you’ve been following along here, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of random road trips to far-flung places, all in pursuit of Good Music.Â It’s a trait also found in my partner-in-musical-crime, Mel, given her many reports from Places Where She Does Not Live.Â Granted, I don’t always go through with my […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged abigail washburn, bela fleck & the flecktones, chris thile, cornmeal, darrell scott & friends, edgar meyer, emmitt-nershi band, emmylou harris, jerry douglas, joe pug, michael cleveland & flamekeeper, michael daves, mumford & sons, nora jane struthers & the bootleggers, old crow medicine show, omar hakim, peter rowan bluegrass band, punch brothers, railroad earth, robert plant & band of joy, sam bush band, sarah mchaclhan, steve earle & the dukes, telluride bluegrass festival, the decemberists, the head and the heart, the infamous stringdusters, tim o'brien & kevin burke, tim o'brien band, trampled by turtles, viktor krauss, yonder mountain string band
By Sarah on March 24, 2010
You can tell that summer is rapidly approaching, given the number of festival line-ups that are tumbling in. The Newport Folk Festival, in (where else) Newport, Rhode Island, has announced its lineup for its 2010 festival.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged aa bondy, andrew bird, ben sollee, brandi carlile, calexico, chris thile, cory chisel and the wandering sons, daniel martin moore, edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros, john prine, justin townes earle, newport folk festival, nneka, o'death, preservation hall jazz band, punch brothers, richie havens, sarah jarosz, sharon jones & the dap kings, steve martin & the steep canyon rangers, tao seeger, the avett brothers, the felice brothers, the swell season, yim yames | 1 Response
By Sarah on March 1, 2010
March is getting off to a bit of a slow start. I think the month of March knows that I will be spending most of April skulking about in various venues for an absurd number of shows. March is telling me that I need to get my sleep, I think.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alicia keys, allstate arena, angelique kidjo, antje duvekot, black joe lewis and the honeybears, chris thile, evanston space, fitzgeralds, harris theater, house of blues, john prine, lincoln hall, old town school of folk music, punch brothers, rhett miller, rialto square theatre, richard shindell, robyn hitchcock, sara watkins, schubas, the avett brothers, the blacks, the ike reilly assassination, the low anthem, the magnetic fields