CHIRP Playlist: June 15, 2012

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The playlist still looks a bit different as we tweak our web things, I’m sure you’ll figure it out.

Special thanks to Mel, who helped curate part of this week’s show!

As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: June 15, 2012

CHIRP Playlist: June 1, 2012

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Here are some songs I played on the radio on Friday night.

If you want to hear more, I’m doing a special bonus show today on CHIRP Radio from 4-6 pm Central tome. And next week, I take an extra long turn at the controls on Friday night — join me for my regular . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: June 1, 2012

This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

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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 pm, $10 suggested donation Netherfriends, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

This Week in Great Music: 11/21 – 11/27

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A bit of a lull this week, with the holiday and all. Have a great Thanksgiving, to those of you who celebrate it.

Monday, November 21 Architecture in Helsinki; Metro. 9 pm, $17-19

Tuesday, November 22 Fitz and the Tantrums, Walk the Moon; Metro. 9 pm, $23-26

Wednesday, November 23 Van Ghost, Blah Blah . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 11/21 – 11/27

This Week in Great Music: 7/18 – 7/24

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I’ll be at Lincoln Hall to catch the Old 97′s tonight. They’re one of those bands who I always seem to miss when they come into town. No more!

And while I probably won’t be able to make it, everyone else should go to the Timber Timbre/Marissa Nadler show on Thursday. I don’t know . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/18 – 7/24

This Weekend’s Summer Festivals

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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 days . . . → Read More: This Weekend’s Summer Festivals