This Week in Great Music: 6/18 – 6/24

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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, where dedicated music . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 6/18 – 6/24

This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

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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 pm, $10 suggested donation Netherfriends, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

This Week in Great Music: 4/23 – 4/29

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Lots of good shows this week! I’m going to be covering Horse Feathers and Brown Bird at Lincoln Hall on Thursday, and possibly the Infamous Stringdusters on Saturday. You should check that one out, too.

Monday, April 23 Robbie Fulks, Robbie Gjersoe; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Dolly Varden, Ellen Cherry; Schubas. 8 . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 4/23 – 4/29

CHIRP Playlist: April 20, 2012

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I played a few songs tonight for Levon Helm, who sadly passed away earlier this week. Kelly Hogan posted a beautiful little blog post on her Tumblr about Helm and her reaction to his death that you should take a few minutes to read.

Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: April 20, 2012

CHIRP Playlist: Friday, March 30, 2012

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Last night’s show had a bit of a quiet theme to it for a while, thanks to my nursing a headache for most of it. There was also a set of bluegrass songs, a tribute to the late, great Earl Scruggs.

Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: Friday, March 30, 2012

CHIRP Playlist: Friday, January 13, 2012

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I got through a four hour show without once mentioning the fact that it was Friday the Thirteenth. You can thank me later.

Next week, I’ll be back to my normal-sized two hour show, nothing to worry about. Four hours of me is a lot to take.

11:54 PM John Aler & Gino . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: Friday, January 13, 2012