CHIRP Playlist: July 20, 2012

Tweet 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…

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This Week in Great Music: 4/9 – 4/15

Tweet 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,…

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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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Newport Folk Festival: July 30 – August 1

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.

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