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: 6/18 – 6/24

Tweet In addition to all of the below shows going on this weekend, Make Music Chicago takes place all day on Thursday, involving over 700 musicians at 75 sites across the city. More detailed information can be found on their website, but I am mostly excited about SOUSAPALOOZA on Thusday,…

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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 Weekend’s Summer Festivals

Tweet This weekend’s summer festival pick is Wicker Park’s Green Music Fest. Green Music Fest, Saturday and Sunday The festival in Wicker Park (North and Damen) aims to feature “environmentally-friendly vendors, services and cutting edge music”.  They definitely follow through on their pledge to be green, with food vendors being…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/30 – 6/5

Tweet Monday, May 30 Justin Townes Earle, Andre Williams and the Goldstars; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Kathleen Keane; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, May 31 Friendly Fires, Wise Blood; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, sold out Wednesday, June 1 Meh. Thursday, June 2 Teddy Thompson, Melissa…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/9 – 5/15

Tweet I’m going to see Vandaveer on Wednesday. So should you. You may still even have time to RSVP to the Empty Bottle to get in for free. Monday, May 9 Robbie Fulks, Pussycat Trio; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, May 10 Rammstein; Allstate Arena. 8 pm, $49.50-89.50…

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