This Week in Great Music: 9/26 – 10/2
By Sarah on September 26, 2011
Apparently in addition to last week being Andrew Bird week, last week was also “Sarah’s Too Busy to Blog” week.Â No worries, friends, I have a review of the (thoroughly amazing) Hideout Block Party coming up.Â Let’s just pretend that last week didn’t happen, otherwise. This week is full of shows I want to go […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged anne heaton, april smith and the great picture show, ari hest, bear lake, beirut, ben ripani music co., bottom lounge, carley tanchon, chicago theatre, congress theater, dala, dar williams, double door, doug paisley, empty bottle, evanston space, fleet foxes, girls, harper blynn, henry wolfe, hideout, jay nash, joan osborne, jon drake and the shakes, kingsley flood, lincoln hall, lucy wainwright roche, mason jennings, matt duke, megafaun, missing chums, nobunny, papa, park west, randy lee, robbie fulks, schubas, subterranean, the aragon, the avett brothers, the damnwells, the future laureates, the juliets, the low anthem, the pines, the walkmen, tony lucca, truth and salvage co.
This Week in Great Music: 4/11 – 4/17
By Sarah on April 11, 2011
Just the other day, I was talking to someone who was asking about what’s next on my show calendar. I couldn’t remember anything pressing, and figured I had a good couple of weeks until something came up that I really wanted to see. And then I put together this week’s list, which has a whole […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged amanda shires, anni rossi, beat kitchen, charlie parr, cornmeal, daniel knox, evanston space, ha ha tonka, harper blynn, hideout, house of blues, howard jennings, jeff libman, jeff tweedy, jerome holloway, john wesley harding, kim richey, kt tunstall, la scala, lincoln hall, loudon wainwright iii, martyrs', mayne stage, miggs, old town school of folk music, park west, robbie fulks, robert francis, rollin hunt, schubas, skybombers, subterranean, the bright white, the civil wars, the damnwells, the giving tree band, the greencards, the hot club of cowtown, the hoyle brothers, the revelations, the right now, the spring standards, the vic, trey williams, vertikal, white dress
This Week in Great Music: 12/13 – 12/19
By Sarah on December 13, 2010
Happy Andrew Bird week! It’s pretty obvious to even the casual observer where I’ll be Wednesday through Friday. Sorry, warm, cozy apartment, I’ve got three dates with Mr. Bird.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged andrew bird, beat kitchen, bottom lounge, cake, dashboard confessional, double door, evanston space, fourth presbyterian church, hideout, house of blues, jay nash, jeff parker, josh hoge, kelly hogan, lincoln hall, matt duke, minus the bear, paper arrows, rah rah, robbie fulks, schubas, the counterpane, the damnwells, the vic, the waco brothers, tim kasher, todd carey, tony lucca, tricky, voltaire
March in Review
By Sarah on April 11, 2010
Know what kind of snuck up on me? The end of the month. So much so that March has already been over for a good while before I realized that I needed to post it. Anyhow, here’s your monthly widget of awesome songs that have caught my attention.
Posted in Monthly Mixes | Tagged ac newman, anna nalick, carlos varela, cass mccombs, dirt poor robins, fleetwood mac, garrison starr, hockey, jenny dalton, johnny flynn, josiah leming, molina & johnson, peter bradley adams, sara melson, the cinematic orchestra, the damnwells, the watson twins, tina dico, trevor tchir
This Week in Great Music: 1/4 – 1/10
By Sarah on January 4, 2010
“This Week in Great Music” might as well just be renamed “This Week in Chicago Residencies That I Couldn’t Get Tickets To”, with series of shows by Butch Walker and Lady Gaga both selling out before I could even get around to clickingÂ the purchase button.Â (Bet you never thoughtÂ you’d see those two names in a […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alejandro escovedo, buddy guy, buddy guy's legends, butch walker, double door, empty bottle, fitzgeralds, kevin o'donnell, lady gaga, martyrs', mucca pazza, old town school of folk music, rosemont theatre, schubas, the damnwells, the four treys, vampire weekend