By Sarah on July 9, 2011
Chicago Folk & Roots Festival, Saturday and Sunday The Old Town School of Music returns to curate its 14th annual Folk & Roots Festival in Lincoln Square’s Welles Park (Montrose & Lincoln). In addition to the Main Stage, there are also areas for dane instruction, kids’ music and activities, world music, group jam sessions, and […]
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By Sarah on June 7, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 6/7 – 6/13
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By Sarah on May 17, 2010
Why hello there, quiet week.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged 22-20s, alberta cross, alexisonfire, bear in heaven, blah blah blah, chicago clarinet conglomerate, congress theater, dan bern, dexateens, diane birch, evanston space, five for fighting, futurebirds, geese, heather lynne horton, helen money, hideout, hollows, imogen heap, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jessica lea mayfield, jim dewan, justin roth, lasers and fast and shit, lincoln hall, martyrs', mckensie toma, metric, metro, mike mangione and the union, mono, musikanto, park west, patrick watson, paul oakenfold, paul van dyk, peg simone, robbie fulks, schubas, sharon jones and the dap kings, susan voelz, suzy bogguss, the aragon, the heavy, the riviera, the twilight sad, the velvet lounge, the vic, them crooked vultures, todd kessler and the new folk, voxtrot, willy porter
By Sarah on March 17, 2010
A note to the city of Chicago: I don’t care what kind of ridiculous budget cuts you have to make in the future. Please never, ever let go of Michael Orlove. This guy has done a whole lot to energize downtown Chicago with music of all genres. And best of all, it’s free.
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