This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

Tweet June’s almost over.  Can you believe that? Monday, June 25 Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Chico Trujilo; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Esperanza Spalding; Ravinia. 8 pm, $27-55 Kate Miller-Heidke, Derek Fawcett; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12 Tuesday, June 26 Cory Branan,…

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CHIRP Playlist: Friday, February 17, 2012

Tweet I got a request from my parents this week.  Bet you can guess which one it is. Next Friday, I’m on for an extra hour.  You can hear me on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 7 – 10 pm Central time next week. 9:55 PM Damien Jurado Nothing is the…

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CHIRP Playlist: Monday, February 6, 2012

Tweet I kicked the week off with an extra special bonus edition of my show on Monday afternoon.  That’s what I get for taking the day off work.  Never fear, I’ll be back to my regular time slot this Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm…

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CHIRP Playlist: Friday, January 20, 2012

Tweet 9:53 PM Retribution Gospel Choir Poor Man’s Daughter from 2 (Sub Pop) 9:49 PM The Black Keys Little Black Submarines from El Camino (Nonesuch) 9:45 PM La Oreja de Van Gogh Cometas Por El Cielo from Cometas Por El Cielo (Sony) 9:41 PM The xx Crystalised from xx (Young…

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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: 11/8 – 11/14

A bit of a quiet week overall, and yet I still will be finding myself at two, maybe three, shows. I’ll be at Dawes on Wednesday and Johnny Flynn on Friday, and thinking about catching the Heavy on Saturday. Busy week. If you see me, say hi!

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