This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

Tweet There are a lot of great music-things going on in Chicago this week!  In addition to street festivals and the Taste of Chicago, we’ve also got Pitchfork rolling through, which should keep people busy for a while. I’ll be absconding off to Louisville, Kentucky, for the Forecastle Festival, so…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

Tweet June’s almost over.  Can you believe that? Monday, June 25 Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Chico Trujilo; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Esperanza Spalding; Ravinia. 8 pm, $27-55 Kate Miller-Heidke, Derek Fawcett; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12 Tuesday, June 26 Cory Branan,…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

Tweet 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…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/14 – 5/20

Tweet Monday, May 14 Robbie Fulks, Fountains of Wayne Hancock; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, May 15 Amy Ray, Shadowboxers; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $15-18 Wednesday, May 16 Damien Jurado, JBM; Schubas. 8 pm, sold out Jenny Dragon, Nina Ferraro, Scuttlebuggs; Martyrs. 8 pm, $7 Thursday, May 17…

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This Week in Great Music: 4/23 – 4/29

Tweet 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…

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This Week in Great Music: 4/2 – 4/8

Tweet I’ll be seeing my favorite trippy orchestral indie rock group Lost in the Trees on Tuesday.  After that, who knows! Monday, April 2 David Choi, Andy Wagner; Schubas. 7 pm, $15 Robbie Fulks, The Pussycat Trio; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Nada Surf, An Horse; Metro. 9 pm,…

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