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By Sarah on September 29, 2009
Today’s questions from Music Memoirs are all about concerts. What’s the best concert you’ve attended? Iâ€™m going to cheat and name two. 1.Over the Rhine in Kent, OH; April 2005:Â I traveled a ridiculous distance by car to go see them, was sleep deprived after spending one night driving straight through from Pennsylvania to Michigan […]
Posted in Music Memoirs | Tagged andrew bird, ben harper, dave matthews band, dinosaur jr, elton john, florence and the machine, jason webley, jurassic 5, millennium park, my morning jacket, over the rhine, schubas, teddy thompson, thao and the get down stay down
By Sarah on September 28, 2009
Kind of a quiet week for music, but not every week can be full of difficult concert-going choices. There are actually a lot of great classical events going on this week, most of which I didnâ€™t list, but a quick Google or stroll through Metromix should find you a ton of classical events if thatâ€™s […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alice peacock, audrey niffenegger, chicago a cappella, chicago gypsy jazz festival, chicago symphony orchestra, civic orchestra of chicago, college of dupage, died young stayed pretty, empty bottle, great big sea, john gorka, mariachi vargas de tecalitlan, mirah, moby, music box theatre, music institute of chicago, newberry library, norfolk and western, old town school of folk music, port o'brien, renee fleming, sara lov, schubas, sea wolf, symphony center, the chicago theatre, the green mill, the vic, van morrison, wovenhand
By Sarah on September 27, 2009
Brandi and company put on an amazing show â€“ tons of energy and charisma, lots of interaction with the audience. The audience was 100% into the show from start to finish. Lots of enthusiastic cheering, shouting, singing along. This was a crowd who loved everything about Brandi and it showed.