This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

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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 I’ll miss out on all . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

This Week in Great Music: 5/7 – 5/13

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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 Barry, Jenny Owen Youngs; Beat . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 5/7 – 5/13

This Week in Great Music: 1/23 – 1/29

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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. 8 pm, $10-12 Kevin O’Donnell . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 1/23 – 1/29

This Week in Great Music: 9/26 – 10/2

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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 of . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 9/26 – 10/2

This Week in Great Music: 5/2 – 5/8

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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 4 Manchester Orchestra, An Horse, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 5/2 – 5/8

This Week in Great Music: 3/7 – 3/13

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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 pm, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 3/7 – 3/13