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: 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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This Week in Great Music: 6/11 – 6/17

Tweet Monday, June 11 The Duke Spirit, Hacienda; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $17-20 Gospel Music, Wintersleep; Schubas. 8 pm, $8-10 Tuesday, June 12 Mucca Pazza; Hideout. 9 pm, sold out Wednesday, June 13 Harper Blynn, Madi Diaz; Schubas. 9 pm, $10 Thursday, June 14 The Deer Tracks, Nouela, Shuteye; Schubas.…

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CHIRP Playlist: June 8, 2012

Tweet This week’s playlist looks significantly less pretty, as there were some tech issues with the playlist tracker.  I’m sure you won’t be too devastated. As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central time. 8:00 hour…

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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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CHIRP Playlist: May 4, 2012

Tweet You can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central time. 9:55 PM Retribution Gospel Choir Poor Man’s Daughter from 2 (Sub Pop) 9:50 PM Lushlife Still I Hear the Word Progress (featuring Styles P) from Plateau Vision (Western…

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