By Sarah on April 7, 2012
How in the world is it April already, y’all? Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central time. 9:54 PM Mi Ami Bells from Decade (100% Silk) 9:50 PM Sufjan Stevens Chicago (Multiple Personality Disorder version) from The Avalanche (Asthmatic Kitty) 9:45 PM Jennifer O’Connor […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged a tribe called red, anais mitchell, andrew bird, ane brun, bobby conn, cains & abels, eisley, elephant and castle, first aid kit, hannah georgas, jennifer o'connor, kim taylor, lene marlin, lost in the trees, malajube, mariee sioux, matt pond pa, mi ami, retribution gospel choir, saybia, sidi toure, sufjan stevens, tinariwen, tom brosseau, zapruder point
By Sarah on September 5, 2011
Summer may be winding down, but festival season isn’t quite over yet. The AV Club presents AV Fest, taking place at the Hideout, on September 10th and 11th. You can see acts including Hum, The Thermals, and Like Pioneers on Saturday; Sunday includes Archers of Loaf, Tokyo Police Club, and Maps & Atlases. Entry is […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alison krauss and union station, breathe owl breathe, carbon leaf, chamberlin, chicago theatre, chris thile, cloudbirds, danny black, deadstring brothers, del mccoury band, evanston space, fruit bats, hideout, jeff parker, kevin flynn and the avondale ramblers, lincoln hall, michael daves, nora o'connor, old town school of folk music, rajko hungarian gypsy orchestra, richard thompson, robbie fulks, schubas, the glory singers, the hoyle brothers, the milk carton kids, the scotland yard gospel choir, the waco brothers, tom brosseau, vetiver, vieux farka toure
By Sarah on September 27, 2010
Excited to see the Retribution Gospel Choir on Friday. Still haven’t figured out how I’m getting to/from the Hideout in the middle of the night, but such is life.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged abbey pub, angela correa, basia bulat, beats antique, bonnie prince billy and the cairo gang, broken social scene, chicago theatre, chris bathgate, double door, eels, empty bottle, gayngs, hideout, holy sons, jenny scheinman, jesca hoop, laura veirs and the hall of flames, led to sea, les shelleys, lincoln hall, metro, mice parade, retribution gospel choir, robbie fulks, ronnys, roy jay, sara watkins, schubas, scout niblett, serena maneesh, stephen kellogg and the sixers, the acorn, the hold steady, the riviera, the sea and cake, the vic, the watson twins, the xx, tom brosseau, warpaint, wintersleep, wovenhand, zola jesus
By Sarah on June 14, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 6/14 – 6/20
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged adam lambert, all-star steans jazz band quintet, angela correa, boutros, buddy guy, buddy miller, christy and emily, coco rosie, dave brubeck quartet, delta spirit, diane cluck, dixie chicks, eagles, empty bottle, ezra furman and the harpoons, gerald dowd, grace potter and the nocturnals, grant park orchestra, great lake swimmers, hacienda, hideout, house of blues, jethro tull, jt nero, karen elson, kc mcdonough, keith urban, kevin junior, les shelleys, lincoln hall, lookbook, martyrs', metro, mgmt, millennium park, monajat yulchieva, nancy wilson and the ramsey lewis trio, orianthi, patty griffin, procol harum, ravinia, robbie fulks, robbie hamilton and soft ones, schubas, shelley short, soldier field, subterranean, tame impala, the autumn defense, the field auxiliary, the fiery furnaces, the riviera, the romany rye, the scotland yard gospel choir, the venue, tinariwen, tom brosseau, troy allen, very truly yours, wells-next-the-sea
By Sarah on May 13, 2010
I almost titled this May in Review, that’s how behind and confused I am. I actually started the mix at the end of the month, and then, well, life happened.
But anyhow. Here, have a little mix of songs I’ve been loving or rediscovering this past month.
Posted in Monthly Mixes | Tagged ac newman, anna nalick, delta spirit, dosh, frank carillo & the bandoleros, horse feathers, josiah leming, madeleine peyroux, meiko, monsters of folk, richard walters, the devil makes three, the low anthem, tom brosseau, twilight hotel
By Sarah on April 22, 2010
Dear Mr. Brosseau,
I don’t like watermelon, either. Let’s be friends.