By Sarah on July 7, 2012
Another hot July night at the CHIRP RadioÂ studios! I’ll be taking next week off, as I’ll be in Louisville for the Forecastle Festival, but I’ll be back the week after that on Chicagoâ€™s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 9:54 PMÂ Antony & the Johnsons â€¢ Fistful Of Love â€¢ I Am […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged alabama shakes, antony & the johnsons, bill monroe & his blue grass boys, broken water, cadence weapon, charlotte martin, chris thile, colin meloy, daughn gibson, delicate steve, echo lake, edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros, fanfarlo, la santa cecilia, ladyhawke, laura marling, lost in the trees, matthew good, mike scheidt, mucca pazza, nneka, radical face, steve dawson, tegan and sara, the roots, uncle tupelo, via tania, volcano!, zaz
By Sarah on June 18, 2012
In addition to all of the below shows going on this weekend, Make Music Chicago takes place all day on Thursday, involving over 700 musicians at 75 sites across the city. More detailed information can be found on their website, but I am mostly excited about SOUSAPALOOZA on Thusday, where dedicated music nerds will gather […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged al scorch's country soul ensemble, bailiff, barefoot elephants, blind boys of alabama, booker t. jones, brendan losch, brigitte demeyer, chicago gospel music festival, cloud cult, dinosaur jr, don stiernberg, ellis park, empty bottle, evanston space, green music festival, hey rosetta!, hideout, innkeepers, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jessica robbins, johnny young, jonas friddle & the majority, judson claiborne, julie marie byrne, laura marling, like pioneers, michele mcguire, millennium park, mines, nature show, pearls, robbie fulks, sam vicari, santah, schubas, scony mack, secret colours, simple machines, sister crystals, songs for gods, steve poltz, subterranean, t'bone, the athenaeum theatre, the brothers goforth, the lawrence peters outfit, the ragtones, the raveonettes, theresa andersson, volcano!, willy mason, wilshire
By Sarah on May 31, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 5/31 – 6/6
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged amanda palmer, antibalas, brighton ma, broken bells, c.a.r.m.a., carl hauck, chicago theatre, corey chisel and the wandering sons, d. rider, erykah badu, evanston space, evelyn evelyn, goose island wrigleyville, green sugar, house of blues, how far to austin, hum, iris dement, janelle monae, jason isbell and the 400 unit, jason webley, jewel, joe firstman, josh hoge, julia nunes, kip moore, lincoln hall, marianne keith, mathien, millennium park, musikanto, n.e.r.d., park west, quieting syrup, schubas, subterranean, sxip shirey, the good life, the morning benders, the very best, the vic, tortoise, tricia scully, venna, volcano!, zach pietrini and the broken bones
By Sarah on March 17, 2010
A note to the city of Chicago: I don’t care what kind of ridiculous budget cuts you have to make in the future. Please never, ever let go of Michael Orlove. This guy has done a whole lot to energize downtown Chicago with music of all genres. And best of all, it’s free.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged bomba estereo, budos band, caribou, disappears, great lake swimmers, hollows, hum, huntsville, kid sister, konono no. 1, millennium park, naomi shelton, nels cline, on fillmore, she & him, the besnard lakes, the books, the ponys, the thermals, tony allen, via tania, volcano!