By Sarah on May 26, 2011
If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed that I eat a lot of lunches at Potbellys, which is a chain of sandwich restaurants. Think Subway or Jimmy Johns, only better. Many Potbellys have musicians playing over the lunch break, and I frequently find myself Tweeting about the singer I’m listening to as […]
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.Â 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 […]
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By Sarah on November 1, 2010
Good morning, friends. While I’m still trying to process my Epic Mumford Roadtrip, have a list of great shows coming up this week. The list’s a little overwhelming to me right now, as I weigh my need for sleep against my need for More Live Music.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged anais mitchell, azure ray, backyard tire fire, band of heathens, ben folds, bobby bare jr., boulder acoustic society, brent amaker and the rodeo, cary brothers, chicago winter, christie dupree, eisley, elbo room, evanston space, ezra furman, flame shark, greg laswell, harper blynn, holly conlan, horse feathers, house of blues, ives the band, jake shimabukuro, james husband, jay farrar, jenny owen youngs, junip, kate miller-heidke, kim taylor, kristen ford, lady danville, ligon and mcdonough, lincoln hall, los lobos, metro, old town school of folk music, park west, pretty good dance moves djs, reverend horton heat, richard thompson band, sara bareilles, schubas, sharon van etten, split lip rayfield, stephanie picarra, steven page, th' legendary shack shakers, the glorious veins, the riviera, the vic, tim fite, wakey!wakey!, yonder mountain string band, young buffalo
By Sarah on October 15, 2010
It’s no surprise that I’m a big fan of the Chicago Roots Collective, which is now entering its second year of life here in the city. The Collective is made up of ten local bands, has put on 30 shows over the past year, and has a monthly showcase at one of my favorite venues, Lincoln Hall.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged andrew francis, bandcalledcatch, bassel al-madani, bobby minelli, brendan losch, cobalt and the hired guns, dan price, diana lawrence, elbo room, goodbyehome, how far to austin, jack brett, jackpot donnie, jane thatcher, jeff churchwell, jessica robbins, katie scrantom, kevin garvey, matt campbell, michael kostal, mike mangione and the union, molehill, nathan xander, nelken, rachele eve, shelley miller, the future laureates, the shams band, todd kessler and the new folk, will phalen | 6 Responses