Concert Confidential: 5 Cities. 5 Causes. 1 Night.
By Sarah on September 14, 2011
Chicago joins New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dallas/Fort Worth in playing host to Concert Confidential, sponsored by online ticketing platform Eventbrite.Â Each city will be offering a free show in an intimate venueÂ on Saturday, September 17th. Â It’s not just a free gig at a tiny venue, though: each Concert Confidential show benefits a […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged empty bottle, freelance whales
This Week in Great Music: 4/25 – 5/1
By Sarah on April 25, 2011
Monday, April 25 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Arcade Fire, The National; UIC Pavilion. 7:30 pm, sold out Flame Shark, Umma, Phillip Roebuck, Kellen and Me, The Photographers; Lincoln Hall. 7:30 pm, $8 Matt Ryd, Matt Kelly, The Mike Middleton Band, Duck and Goose; Double Door. 9 pm, $5 Pinto and the […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged adam arcuragi, arcade fire, beat kitchen, bigcolour, black canvas, bottom lounge, cameron mcgill and what army, chris buehrle band, cubby bear wrigleyville, double door, duck and goose, evanston space, flame shark, foals, freelance whales, geoff dolce, good evening, hideout, is world, jeffrey david, jenny gillespie, joe pug, jukebox the ghost, jungle of cities, kellen and me, koo koo kangaroo, lincoln hall, maccabee kelem, matt kelly, matt ryd, mer, metro, miles nielsen, old town school of folk music, peter terry and the city prophets, phillip roebuck, pinto and the bean, pretty and nice, reggie's music joint, robbie fulks, sad brad smith, sarah and the tall boys, someone still loves you boris yeltsin, soul fix, stephen kellogg, strand of oaks, the damn choir, the lillies, the mike middleton band, the naked and famous, the national, the numbers, the pains of being pure at heart, the photographers, tift merritt, train company, twin shadow, uic pavilion, umma, uncommon ground, wakey!wakey!, weakness, william fitzsimmons | 2 Responses
This Week in Great Music: 11/29 – 12/5
By Sarah on November 29, 2010
Welcome back to your regularly scheduled blogging! If you’re around this weekend, check out the three-day Chicago Bluegrass and Blues festival, with shows at the Double Door, the Congress Theatre, and Lincoln Hall.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged april smith and the great picture show, bbu, beat kitchen, bottom lounge, broken bells, bxc, cafeteria y restaurante de pancho, chicago theatre, congress theatre, corey chisel and the wandering sons, curtis evans and our friend electric, dag juhlin, daphne willis, delta spirit, derek nelson and the musicians, dessa, doomtree, double door, edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros, evanston space, freelance whales, grace potter and the nocturnals, great divide, hideout, how far to austin, ingrid graudins, ingrid michaelson, jenny scheinman, jim black, jon drake and the shakes, justin roberts, kandyce hogan, liam davis, lincoln hall, maps and atlases, maroon 5, meg and dia, metro, midwest hype, mike fredrickson, mike mangione and the union, miniature tigers, nels cline, nora o'connor, phil angotti, pos, rego, rita j, robbie fulks, ryan star, schubas, sidewalk chalk, the future laureates, the right now, the shams band, the skatalites, the vic, todd sickafoose, tom dunning and your boyfriends, trinkets of joy, vienna teng
This Week in Great Music: 8/16 – 8/22
By Sarah on August 16, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 8/16 – 8/22
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged amy speace, arkells, beth nielsen chapman, brighton ma, califone, charter one pavillion, dax riggs, empty bottle, evanston space, ferraby lionheart, freelance whales, hideout, interpol, kiri te kanawa, laarks, lincoln tap room, lost in the trees, mark trecka, metro, millennium park, my morning jacket, paper mice, paramore, ravinia, robbie fulks, rosi golan, sabrina chap, schubas, tegan and sara, the sadies, the schlapentickle family burlesque & review, the vic, the watson twins, tokyo police club, unmanned ships, william fitzsimmons
This Week in Great Music: 8/2 – 8/8
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
Concert Review: Freelance Whales with Peter Wolf Crier, Schubas, 6/11
By Sarah on June 15, 2010
While Freelance Whales’ music consists largely of jangly, glockenspiel-filled pop-rock songs, Peter Wolf Crier offers a dark, sometimes frantic, lo-fi counterpoint.
Posted in Concert Reviews | Tagged freelance whales, peter wolf crier, schubas