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…

Read More

This Week in Great Music: 10/3 – 10/9

Tweet Busy week of shows!  Don’t forget, you can win tickets to see Those Darlins on Wednesday or Thursday!  See this post for information on how to win. Monday, October 3 Jens Lekman, Geoffrey O’Connor; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $20 Tuesday, October 4 Zee Avi; Schubas. 8 pm, $12 The…

Read More

This Week in Great Music: 1/10 – 1/16

Tomorrow Never Knows 2011 kicks off this week, with shows at Schubas, Lincoln Hall, and Metro. Some year, I’ll be able to do something wacky like go to a show every night. This is not that year. I’ll be at the Marketa Irglova show for my one TNK 2011 stop this year. Should be good.

Read More

This Week in Great Music: 10/18 – 10/24

Lots of stuff during the week to check out; not so much over the weekend. I’ll be checking out Carolina Chocolate Drops on Friday. As always, the below is just a list of shows that tickle my fancy. Your mileage, or taste in music, may vary.

Read More

Downtown Sound Summer Series Line-Up

A note to the city of Chicago: I don’t care what kind of ridiculous budget cuts you have to make in the future. Please never, ever let go of Michael Orlove. This guy has done a whole lot to energize downtown Chicago with music of all genres. And best of all, it’s free.

Read More