Well, friends, I took a week off for my great southbound journey, but I’m back. This week’s show featured many of the artists who I saw and enjoyed at the Forecastle Festival.
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: July 20, 2012
Monday, April 9 Chuck Ragan, Dan Andriano, Cory Branan, Nathaniel Rateliff; Bottom Lounge. 6 pm, $17 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation
Tuesday, April 10 Preservation Hall Jazz Band; SPACE. 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm, $26-46 The Dog Patch Ramblers; Hideout. 9 pm, $5 suggested donation Rasputina, Daniel Knox; Double Door. 9 . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 4/9 – 4/15
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 should . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 8/22 – 8/28
You can tell that summer is rapidly approaching, given the number of festival line-ups that are tumbling in. The Newport Folk Festival, in (where else) Newport, Rhode Island, has announced its lineup for its 2010 festival. . . . → Read More: Newport Folk Festival: July 30 – August 1
News & Links – February 25 . . . → Read More: News & Links – February 25
Take a bunch of artists from all different schools of music — country, blues, indie rock, gospel, folk and that strange place in music that can only be occupied by Tom Waits — and set them to covering some classic New Orleans songs, backed by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and . . . → Read More: Preservation, an Album Benefiting Preservation Hall and its Music Outreach Program