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: 6/18 – 6/24

Tweet 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,…

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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: 8/22 – 8/28

Tweet The post-Lollapalooza slump is over, because there are tons of shows this week that I think are worth going to. If you’re not going to see Braid (blast from the past) or Lost in the Trees (new and trippy chamber pop) on Saturday, and feel like a road trip, you…

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This Week in Great Music: 8/15 – 8/21

Tweet Monday, August 15 Rasputina; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Tuesday, August 16 Ari Herstand, Will Knox; Schubas. 7 pm, $8-10 Wednesday, August 17 Matt the Electrician, JT and the Clouds; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12 Thursday, August 18 Garfield Park Conservatory Benefit, ft. Bobby Conn, Del Rey, Big Science, Sunken…

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