This Week in Great Music: 6/4 – 6/10
By Sarah on June 4, 2012
If you’re not doing anything on Saturday, what you should really do is head down to see my band, Jungle of Cities, playing at the Elbo Room. Â We go on around 10 pm and cover is $10. Monday, June 4 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, June 5 Jodee Lewis; Schubas. 8 […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged al scorch, anna fermin, band called catch, beat kitchen, chicago blues fest, count this penny, cubby bear wrigleyville, deer tick, elizabeth and the catapult, empty bottle, evanston space, gold motel, grant park, greg laswell, heartless bastards, hideout, inspector owl, jared grabb, jodee lewis, joe henry, kelly hogan, lisa hannigan, lydia loveless, mar caribe, mavis staples, megafaun, megan reilly, metro, old town school of folk music, park west, poor elvis, punch brothers, ramona falls, ribfest, rickie lee jones, robbie fulks, sarah & the tall boys, schubas, scott h. biram, scott lucas & the married men, speck mountain, the darcys, the field auxiliary, the lawrence peters outfit, turbo fruits
This Week in Great Music: 2/27 – 3/4
By Sarah on February 27, 2012
Lots of great music this week, including plenty of local artists for your enjoyment. Â I’ll be at Whitehorse at Schubas on Saturday, and may make time after my radio show on Friday to head to the Empty Bottle for The Twilight Sad. Â Their new album is really fantastic. Monday, February 27 Robbie Fulks, Steve Frisbie; […]
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Telluride Bluegrass Festival: June 16-19
By Sarah on March 10, 2011
If you’ve been following along here, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of random road trips to far-flung places, all in pursuit of Good Music.Â It’s a trait also found in my partner-in-musical-crime, Mel, given her many reports from Places Where She Does Not Live.Â Granted, I don’t always go through with my […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged abigail washburn, bela fleck & the flecktones, chris thile, cornmeal, darrell scott & friends, edgar meyer, emmitt-nershi band, emmylou harris, jerry douglas, joe pug, michael cleveland & flamekeeper, michael daves, mumford & sons, nora jane struthers & the bootleggers, old crow medicine show, omar hakim, peter rowan bluegrass band, punch brothers, railroad earth, robert plant & band of joy, sam bush band, sarah mchaclhan, steve earle & the dukes, telluride bluegrass festival, the decemberists, the head and the heart, the infamous stringdusters, tim o'brien & kevin burke, tim o'brien band, trampled by turtles, viktor krauss, yonder mountain string band
This Week in Great Music: 12/6 – 12/12
By Sarah on December 6, 2010
A little bit of a slow week for music that catches my eye (and/or ear). There are plenty of shows going on, but these are the ones I’d recommend.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged avanti guitar trio, badly drawn boy, chely wright, derek nelson, donna fulks, evanston space, fitzgeralds, gerald dowd, hayward williams, hideout, house of blues, indigo girls, jane baxter miller, jay brannan, jeffrey foucault, jon langford, justin jones, kc mcdonough, kelly hogan, las guitarras de espana, lincoln hall, lucy kaplansky, nora o'connor, old town school of folk music, over the rhine, punch brothers, robbie fulks, sarah siskind, scott ligon, seth glier, shawn mullins, subterranean, the flat five, the sanctified grumblers
Newport Folk Festival: July 30 – August 1
By Sarah on March 24, 2010
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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This Week in Great Music: 3/1 – 3/7
By Sarah on March 1, 2010
March is getting off to a bit of a slow start. I think the month of March knows that I will be spending most of April skulking about in various venues for an absurd number of shows. March is telling me that I need to get my sleep, I think.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alicia keys, allstate arena, angelique kidjo, antje duvekot, black joe lewis and the honeybears, chris thile, evanston space, fitzgeralds, harris theater, house of blues, john prine, lincoln hall, old town school of folk music, punch brothers, rhett miller, rialto square theatre, richard shindell, robyn hitchcock, sara watkins, schubas, the avett brothers, the blacks, the ike reilly assassination, the low anthem, the magnetic fields