CHIRP Playlist: July 20, 2012

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Well, friends, I took a week off for my great southbound journey, but I’m back. This week’s show featured many of the artists who I saw and enjoyed at the Forecastle Festival.

As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: July 20, 2012

This Week in Great Music: 12/5 – 12/11

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It’s been quiet around here. Sorry for that. I’ve got a Best of 2011 guest post coming up from Mike at Land of Absurdity. It’ll be list-y.

Monday, December 5 Avey Tare, Eric Copeland; Schubas. 7 pm, $15

Tuesday, December 6 The National, Local Natives, Wye Oak; the Aragon. 7 pm, $35 Harper Blynn; . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 12/5 – 12/11

This Week in Great Music: 8/1 – 8/7

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There’s this little thing called Lollapalooza that’s going on this weekend. I won’t be there this year (unless I happen to find someone selling a very cheap ticket), but I’ll admit that I’m looking forward to not being outside in the heat all day.

Monday, August 1 Robbie Fulks, Robbie Gjersoe; Hideout. 7 pm, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 8/1 – 8/7

This Week in Great Music: 4/4 – 4/10

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This week’s got a lot of great shows on the calendar, and I’ll be at a couple of them. Come find me and say hi at Tuesday’s Mountain Goats show (the Vic), or Friday’s Over the Rhine show (Lincoln Hall). I’m hoping to make it to Lincoln Hall on Saturday for Sharon . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 4/4 – 4/10

This Week in Great Music: 1/31 – 2/6

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Friday and Saturday are full of great shows that have been awful to choose between. If only we could all split ourselves into multiples.

Monday, January 31 Todd Carey, Bascom Hill, The Heyday; Schubas. 8 pm, $6

Tuesday, February 1 Shelby Lynne, Derek Nelson; SPACE. 8 pm, $27-40 Scott Lucas and the Married Men, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 1/31 – 2/6

This Week in Great Music: 3/29 – 4/4

And so it begins – the slow trickle of bands, big and small, making its way to our fair city after playing a ridiculous amount of shows in a ridiculous amount of venues in Austin. The month is only going to get busier, so hang on, it’ll be a wild ride. . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 3/29 – 4/4