This Week in Great Music: 5/21 – 5/27

Tweet Monday, May 21 Robbie Fulks, the Pussycat Trio; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Lee “Scratch” Perry, SubAtomic Soundsystem, Illuminati Congo, Impala Sound Champions; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $20-25 Tuesday, May 22 M. Ward, Lee Ranaldo Band; the Vic. 7:30 pm, $24 Ane Brun, Gemma Ray, Elin Ruth Sigvardsson;…

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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: 4/9 – 4/15

Tweet Monday, April 9 Chuck Ragan, Dan Andriano, Cory Branan, Nathaniel Rateliff; Bottom Lounge. 6 pm, $17 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Tuesday, April 10 Preservation Hall Jazz Band; SPACE. 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm, $26-46 The Dog Patch Ramblers; Hideout. 9 pm, $5 suggested donation Rasputina,…

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This Week in Great Music: 3/26 – 4/1

Tweet I’m finally seeing Melissa Ferrick in concert, this Saturday night at SPACE.  That’s all I need to keep me striving for the end of the week. Monday, March 26 Meh? Tuesday, March 27 El Ten Eleven, In Tall Buildings; SPACE. 8 pm, $10-18 Wednesday, March 28 Fanfarlo, Gardens &…

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This Week in Great Music: 3/5 – 3/11

Tweet At first, I thought this was going to be the start of the mass exodus of good shows in Chicago, as everyone heads down to Austin for SXSW.  And then I looked at the listings and was like, oh, there’s a lot of good stuff going on, most of…

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This Week in Great Music: 12/12 – 12/18

Tweet Hey, everyone, it’s Wilco week! I’m not going to any of the shows, but I’m sure plenty of you are. I’ll be at Schubas on Saturday night for Noam Pikelny and friends. Banjo! If you’re not doing anything on Sunday night, my band, Jungle of Cities, is playing at…

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