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: 5/7 – 5/13

Tweet Hey! It’s Andrew Bird week again. No big deal.  Plenty of other things going on, too, for your listening pleasure. Monday, May 7 Robbie Fulks, Greg Cahill; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation The Spring Standards, Volcanoes Make Islands, Shelby Pollard; Schubas. 8 pm, $10 Tuesday, May 8 Tim…

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This Week in Great Music: 1/23 – 1/29

Tweet I’ll be at Schubas on Wednesday for Cheyenne Marie Mize, and Lincoln Hall the next day for Kathleen Edwards.  I’ll be the lady with a camera, looking very tired and surly.  Say hi if you see me. Monday, January 23 Meh. Tuesday, January 24 Kevin Hearn & Thinbuckle; Schubas.…

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This Week in Great Music: 9/26 – 10/2

Tweet Apparently in addition to last week being Andrew Bird week, last week was also “Sarah’s Too Busy to Blog” week.  No worries, friends, I have a review of the (thoroughly amazing) Hideout Block Party coming up.  Let’s just pretend that last week didn’t happen, otherwise. This week is full…

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This Week in Great Music: 5/2 – 5/8

Tweet Monday, May 2 Robbie Fulks, Don Stiernberg; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation John Vanderslice, Damien Jurado; Schubas. 8 pm, $15 Tuesday, May 3 Tame Impala, Yuck, Yawn; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, sold out Barehand Jugband, The Hoyle Brothers, The Shams Band; Double Door. 9 pm, $5 Wednesday, May…

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This Week in Great Music: 3/7 – 3/13

Tweet There are a ridiculous amount of great shows on Friday and Saturday.  I won’t be making it to any of them.  You — yes, you — should go in my place. Monday, March 7 Menomena; Empty Bottle. 6:30 pm, free with RSVP. Kelly Hogan & Scott Ligon; Hideout. 7…

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