By Sarah on May 12, 2012
You can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 9:55 PM Orcas Carrion from Orcas (Morr Music) 9:50 PM Andrew Bird Danse Carribe from Break It Yourself (Mom + Pop) 9:45 PM Sea of Bees Broke from Orangefarben (Team Love) 9:41 PM A.C. […]
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By Sarah on November 1, 2010
Good morning, friends. While I’m still trying to process my Epic Mumford Roadtrip, have a list of great shows coming up this week. The list’s a little overwhelming to me right now, as I weigh my need for sleep against my need for More Live Music.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged anais mitchell, azure ray, backyard tire fire, band of heathens, ben folds, bobby bare jr., boulder acoustic society, brent amaker and the rodeo, cary brothers, chicago winter, christie dupree, eisley, elbo room, evanston space, ezra furman, flame shark, greg laswell, harper blynn, holly conlan, horse feathers, house of blues, ives the band, jake shimabukuro, james husband, jay farrar, jenny owen youngs, junip, kate miller-heidke, kim taylor, kristen ford, lady danville, ligon and mcdonough, lincoln hall, los lobos, metro, old town school of folk music, park west, pretty good dance moves djs, reverend horton heat, richard thompson band, sara bareilles, schubas, sharon van etten, split lip rayfield, stephanie picarra, steven page, th' legendary shack shakers, the glorious veins, the riviera, the vic, tim fite, wakey!wakey!, yonder mountain string band, young buffalo
By Sarah on June 28, 2010
I suppose the holiday weekend makes for a slow concert week.Â The most exciting stuff is happening over at the Taste of Chicago, really.Â On Saturday, I’ll be heading to a super-secret location for a teeny-tiny show by Rocky Votolato, who is doing a series of living room concerts over the summer.Â Â There are only […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged a band called catch, a rocket to the moon, black joe lewis and the honeybears, brett dennen, brooke waggoner, christie dupree, derek nelson and the musicians, dignan, eisley, empty bottle, grant park, hacienda, hard rock cafe, hideout, huntsville, jc brooks & the uptown sound, lincoln hall, los lobos, los lonely boys, matt kearney, millennium park, mirah, nels cline, occidental brothers dance band international, on fillmore, park grill, passion pit, robbie fulks, rocky votolato, samba mapangala, sara bareilles, schubas, sons of the never wrong, taste of chicago, thao, the lion and the sail, the most of all, these united states, todd kessler | 1 Response
By Sarah on April 15, 2010
But Taste of Chicago isn’t just about eating until you don’t think you can move anymore. There’s also always a fantastically eclectic mix of live bands playing, and it’s all free.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged brett dennen, derek nelson, gavin rossdale, grant park, jason & the haymakers, jc brooks & the uptown sound, katie quick, los lobos, los lonely boys, mat kearney, occidental brothers dance band international, rob thomas, salt-n-pepa, sons of the never wrong, steve miller band, taste of chicago, the shams band, the yolks, white mystery, will phalen and the stereo addicts | 1 Response
By Sarah on October 26, 2009
A little bit of everything in Chicago this week. Rock, electronica, folk, rap, and my guilty pleasure, cheesy pop music.Â I kind of can’t handle all of the different choices for shows on Thursday, and I have never been so disappointed to have to go to a Halloween party rather than a show on Friday. […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged anberlin, angel taylor, anni rossi, auditorium theatre, benjamin gibbard, bob dylan, chicago licorice sticks, chicago waldorf school, chris smither, congress theater, david gray, double door, empty bottle, five for fighting, great lake swimmers, gringo star, herman dune, house of blues, ingrid michaelson, jay farrar, jenny owen youngs, joe firstman, julie doiron, kelly clarkson, lakeshore theater, leo kottke, leonard cohen, lincoln hall, lisa hannigan, los lobos, loudon wainwright iii, mae, martyrs', mason jennings, monsters of folk, noah and the whale, old town school of folk music, park west, reggie's rock club, richard thompson, rosemont theatre, saul williams, schubas, symphony center, taking back sunday, thao and the get down stay down, the aragon, the duhks, the gaslight anthem, the vic, tiesto | 1 Response