This Weekend’s Summer Festivals

Tweet Summer in Chicago means that weekend street festivals will be popping up all over the city.  Some are more worth your time than others.  Here are my highlights for this weekend. Chicago Blues Fest, Friday through Sunday Blues Fest is a free event in downtown’s Grant Park, featuring three…

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This Week in Great Music: 4/25 – 5/1

Tweet 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.…

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This Week in Great Music: 2/14 – 2/20

Tweet Looking for something to do tonight? Take your sweetheart to see Robbie Fulks and Kelly Hogan at the Hideout. I’m sure it will be beautiful. Monday, December 14 Robbie Fulks, Kelly Hogan; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Mike Chorvat, Ron Robinson, Jerome Holloway, Alex Maier, Kelsey Wild; Double…

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This Week in Great Music: 10/11 – 10/17

This is basically the worst week in the world for concerts. And by worst, I mean full of too many choices. I’ll be at the Brandi Carlile show at SPACE on Wednesday, and at DeVotchKa at Lincoln Hall on Saturday. The rest of the week is up in the air. I’ll probably be sobbing under my desk rather than making any real decisions.

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Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

In case you took an internet hiatus overnight, here’s some “news” for you: Lollapalooza’s lineup for the 2010 festival has been released in full, including all the letters and &s and *’s, because god forbid they write out Fuck Buttons on their website.

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