By Sarah on March 15, 2011
Still in Chicago while it seems like the rest of the music universe is in Austin? Head to Schubas on Wednesday at 7 pm for a show featuring some stellar local artists and in support of a good cause. Wednesday’s show, featuring singer-songwriters Jeff Breakey, Donnie Biggins, Jessica Robbins, and Sam Wahl, as well as Jane […]
By Sarah on March 14, 2011
It’s that time again: where concert-going for the rest of the country slows down because every band ever is down in Austin for SXSW. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t worthwhile shows to check out here, though: tons of shows this week feature stellar local acts who are just as deserving of your love and […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged anna vogelzang, ashley brooke toussant, bone and bell, brett eldredge, bright eyes, canasta, chely wright, cheryl wheeler, chicago theatre, common swift, detholz!, donnie biggins, double door, elbo room, eraserhead, evanston space, hideout, jane and the steadfast acrobats, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jeff breakey, jessica robbins, jungle of cities, kelly hogan, last mono station, lincoln hall, lincoln square lanes, megan crain, old town school of folk music, rachel ries, rachele eve, robbie fulks, ryan anderson, sam wahl, schubas, scott ligon, steve leaf, the ditty bops, the mynabirds, the polkaholics, the riviera, trashcan sinatras, tyler james beach, willie nelson
By Sarah on August 2, 2010
So, there’s this little festival called Lollapalooza rolling into Grant Park this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard of it? I’ll be there all weekend, Tweeting and taking bad photos bitching about the heat and the crowds, and hoping my phone doesn’t run out of battery.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged andrew francis, apple store, aslyn, avi buffalo, blitzen trapper, ceiling stars, congress theater, devo, dirty projectors, donnie biggins, double door, edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros, empty bottle, freelance whales, gogol bordello, hideout, house of blues, j. tillman, kim taylor, lincoln hall, martyrs', matt crews, matthew perryman jones, melissa etheridge, metro, mgmt, millennium park, miniature tigers, minus the bear, nelken, phoenix, phosphorescent, portland cello project, rachele eve, robbie fulks, ryan olson, sabrina chap, schubas, subterranean, switchfoot, the antlers, the black keys, the boxer rebellion, the chicago theatre, the constellations, the dodos, the morning benders, the national, the new pornographers, the walkmen, toby lightman, toro y moi, tributosaurus, warpaint, wild beasts
By Sarah on May 24, 2010
This week might as well be known as the Week of Great Shows that I Can’t Go to Because I Have to Prepare for People to Come Install New Carpet. Home ownership is not always worth it, let me tell you.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged allstate arena, am, april smith and the great picture show, besnard lakes, bully in the hallway, carole king, cullen's, depaul men's a cappella, derek nelson, donnie biggins, double door, eluvium, extreme measures, hideout, holy ghost!, how far to austin, james taylor, jill scott, josh rouse, judson claiborne, julianna barwick, lcd soundsystem, lincoln hall, maxwell, men in drag, metro, millennium park, mumford & sons, nathaniel rateliff, nora o'connor, ornery little darlings, pieta brown, robbie fulks, rosemont theatre, sadhu sadhu, schubas, shapers, shot baker, smoking popes, the middle east, the ponys, the tallest man on earth, thee silver mt. zion memorial orchestra, uncommon ground, united center, waco brothers, yellowhammers
By Sarah on May 10, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 5/10 – 5/16
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged brian wright, circa survive, coheed and cambria, colin hay, condo fucks, congress theater, donnie biggins, doug gillard, eleventh dream day, elliot brood, empty bottle, evanston space, ferraby lionheart, fitzgeralds, greg laswell, ha ha tonka, hideout, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jill hennessy, jimmy gnecco, joe pug, josh ritter, kevin andrew prchal, kim taylor, leslie and the badgers, lincoln hall, lindsey wilson, linfinity, murder by death, plants and animals, quenchers saloon, rachele eve, raul midon, rebirth brass band, reggie's rock club, robbie fulks, sarah holtschlag, schuas, the championship, the heligoats, the vic, torche, uncommon ground, verbow, will hoge, will phalen and the stereo addicts