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: 8/29 – 9/4

Tweet Hello, last days of August. I won’t be around, but I highly recommend seeing In Tall Buildings on Thursday, The Square Affair on Friday, and Save the Clocktower on Saturday.  Three days of solid shows by local bands.  What isn’t to love? Also, don’t forget that the North Coast…

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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: 8/8 – 8/14

Tweet Lollapalooza’s over, and now the city as a whole collapses into a post-Lolla nap. For the whole week. I mean, really. Is it just me, or is there really very little of note going on this week? Monday, August 8 My Brightest Diamond with Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras; Millennium…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/20 – 6/26

Tweet Monday, June 20 Robbie Fulks, Kelly Hogan; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, June 21 The Lonely Forest; Hideout. 9 pm, $8 Wednesday, June 22 Jason Webley, Destroy Nate Allen, The Gunshy; Panchos. 6 pm, $8 Matt Duke, Matthew Mayfield; SPACE. 8 pm, $12-20 Thursday, June 23 Peter…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/13 – 6/19

Tweet I don’t know what you’re doing this weekend, but I’m taking a road trip into Ann Arbor to see Andrew Bird. Big surprise. Monday, June 13 Keren Ann, Chris Garneau; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $12-14 Horse Feathers, Hello Mtn.; SPACE. 8 pm, $12-22 Tuesday, June 14 The Shams Band,…

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