CHIRP Playlist: June 22, 2012

Tweet It’s been a little quiet here this week; I blame the heat, which has sapped my will to move. I played a bit longer of a set this time around, but I’ll be back to my usual two-hour bonanza of fun next week.  As always, you can hear my…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

Tweet It’s summer street festival season!  Do-Division is going on this weekend, with a pretty stellar lineup of artists all weekend.  Head on down to check it out. Monday, May 28 Kelly Hogan, Scott Lucas and the Married Men; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Kathleen Keane; Hideout.  7…

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Guest Post: Seven Albums That Came Out in 2011 That Mike Listened To and Enjoyed the Most

Tweet [ Every year, my friend Mike, of Land of Absurdity, contributes his list of favorite albums.  It almost makes up for the fact that I never bother to put these sorts of lists together anymore. Such is life. -S ] Another year, another list. See I like lists, and…

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This Week in Great Music: 6/6 – 6/12

Tweet Monday, June 6 Iron and Wine, The Head and the Heart; Millennium Park. 6:30, free Robbie Fulks, Nora O’Connor; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps, Dastardly, Umma; Schubas. 8 pm, $8 The Dodos, Gauntlet Hair; Metro. 9 pm, $18 Tuesday, June 7…

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Scheduling for Lollapalooza is so hard.

I am having a love/hate relationship with this year’s Lollapalooza schedule. It’s not like last year, where I was able to fill every inch of my day with bands. But maybe that’s a good thing — more time for aimlessly wandering from stage to stage, more opportunities to discover something new. Here’s where you’re most likely to find me this year:

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This Week in Great Music: 8/2 – 8/8

So, there’s this little festival called Lollapalooza rolling into Grant Park this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard of it? I’ll be there all weekend, Tweeting and taking bad photos bitching about the heat and the crowds, and hoping my phone doesn’t run out of battery.

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