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: 6/18 – 6/24

Tweet In addition to all of the below shows going on this weekend, Make Music Chicago takes place all day on Thursday, involving over 700 musicians at 75 sites across the city. More detailed information can be found on their website, but I am mostly excited about SOUSAPALOOZA on Thusday,…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/4 – 6/10

Tweet If you’re not doing anything on Saturday, what you should really do is head down to see my band, Jungle of Cities, playing at the Elbo Room.  We go on around 10 pm and cover is $10. Monday, June 4 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday,…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

Tweet It’s summer street festival season!  Do-Division is going on this weekend, with a pretty stellar lineup of artists all weekend.  Head on down to check it out. Monday, May 28 Kelly Hogan, Scott Lucas and the Married Men; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Kathleen Keane; Hideout.  7…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/21 – 5/27

Tweet Monday, May 21 Robbie Fulks, the Pussycat Trio; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Lee “Scratch” Perry, SubAtomic Soundsystem, Illuminati Congo, Impala Sound Champions; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $20-25 Tuesday, May 22 M. Ward, Lee Ranaldo Band; the Vic. 7:30 pm, $24 Ane Brun, Gemma Ray, Elin Ruth Sigvardsson;…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/14 – 5/20

Tweet Monday, May 14 Robbie Fulks, Fountains of Wayne Hancock; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, May 15 Amy Ray, Shadowboxers; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $15-18 Wednesday, May 16 Damien Jurado, JBM; Schubas. 8 pm, sold out Jenny Dragon, Nina Ferraro, Scuttlebuggs; Martyrs. 8 pm, $7 Thursday, May 17…

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