This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

Tweet There are a lot of great music-things going on in Chicago this week!  In addition to street festivals and the Taste of Chicago, we’ve also got Pitchfork rolling through, which should keep people busy for a while. I’ll be absconding off to Louisville, Kentucky, for the Forecastle Festival, so…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/11 – 6/17

Tweet Monday, June 11 The Duke Spirit, Hacienda; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $17-20 Gospel Music, Wintersleep; Schubas. 8 pm, $8-10 Tuesday, June 12 Mucca Pazza; Hideout. 9 pm, sold out Wednesday, June 13 Harper Blynn, Madi Diaz; Schubas. 9 pm, $10 Thursday, June 14 The Deer Tracks, Nouela, Shuteye; Schubas.…

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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 Weekend’s Summer Festivals

Tweet 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…

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Chicago Folk and Roots Festival: July 10 and 11

The Old Town School of Folk Music has released the main stage lineup for its 13th Annual Chicago Folk & Roots Festival, which will be taking place July 10th and 11th up in Welles Park (Lincoln & Montrose).

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