CHIRP Playlist: July 20, 2012

Tweet Well, friends, I took a week off for my great southbound journey, but I’m back.  This week’s show featured many of the artists who I saw and enjoyed at the Forecastle Festival. As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from…

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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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CHIRP Playlist: July 4, 2012

Tweet It was a brutally hot July 4th, but I played some music and still had time to go see some questionably legal fireworks in my neighborhood.   Success all around. I’ll be back for my regularly scheduled show on Friday on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central…

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This Week in Great Music: 3/19 – 3/25

Tweet I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a busy week this week.  As you read this, I’ll be in Nashville for a romp through the historic Ryman Theatre, but when I return to Chicago, I hit the ground running with shows for most of the rest of the…

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This Week in Great Music: 3/12 – 3/18

Tweet Oh, hey, now it’s SXSW-time, where most bands abscond to Austin to play about 467 shows a day.  Don’t worry, there are still plenty of things to keep you occupied up here. I’ll be checking out that singer-songwriter-type lineup at Beat Kitchen on Wednesday, and then absconding south myself,…

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