Favorite Photos of 2011: Part One

Tweet For one reason or another, it’s been a pretty quiet year on the writing front around here. It happens, what can I say? Maybe 2012 will be better. Anyhow, I may not have written a whole lot, but I’ve been keeping busy in 2011 by taking lots of photographs.…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/30 – 6/5

Tweet Monday, May 30 Justin Townes Earle, Andre Williams and the Goldstars; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Kathleen Keane; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, May 31 Friendly Fires, Wise Blood; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, sold out Wednesday, June 1 Meh. Thursday, June 2 Teddy Thompson, Melissa…

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SXSW Adds Even More Bands to Lineup

Tweet Have you had the chance to familiarize yourself with the first 200+ bands that SXSW annouced last month?  No?  Well, that’s too bad, as they’ve just released the names of an additional 200 bands who will be performing at the festival/conference/madness/what have you. Local acts added to the list…

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This Week in Great Music – 11/16 – 11/22

Tweet A quiet week, but some solid shows nonetheless. I’ll be at the Elvis Perkins/AA Bondy show on Saturdy, finally able to catch the both of them in Chicago. It’ll be my first time at Lincoln Hall (although I walked past it the other night and it looks way swanky…

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