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: 2/6 – 2/12

Tweet Monday, February 6 Jeff Mangum, Andrew Reiger, Laura Carter, Scott Spilane; Athenaeum Theatre. 6:30 pm, sold out Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Deleted Scenes, The Hudson Branch; Subterranean. 8 pm, $10 Tuesday, February 7 Jeff Mangum, Andrew Reiger, Laura Carter, Scott Spilane; Athenaeum Theatre. 7:30 pm,…

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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: 10/3 – 10/9

Tweet Busy week of shows!  Don’t forget, you can win tickets to see Those Darlins on Wednesday or Thursday!  See this post for information on how to win. Monday, October 3 Jens Lekman, Geoffrey O’Connor; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $20 Tuesday, October 4 Zee Avi; Schubas. 8 pm, $12 The…

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This Week in Great Music: 8/29 – 9/4

Tweet Hello, last days of August. I won’t be around, but I highly recommend seeing In Tall Buildings on Thursday, The Square Affair on Friday, and Save the Clocktower on Saturday.  Three days of solid shows by local bands.  What isn’t to love? Also, don’t forget that the North Coast…

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