This Week in Great Music: 3/19 – 3/25
By Sarah on March 19, 2012
I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a busy week this week. Â As you read this, I’ll be in Nashville for a romp through the historic Ryman Theatre, but when I return to Chicago, I hit the ground running with shows for most of the rest of the week: Milk Carton Kids on Tuesday, […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged andre williams and the goldstars, baja & the dry eye crew, bear's den, ben howard, bhi bhiman, delta spirit, double door, evanston space, field report, fiona apple, geri x, hideout, jennifer hall, jon langford & skull orchard, leslie stevens, lincoln hall, madi diaz, martyrs', megafaun, metro, nathaniel rateliff, nneka, nora o'connor, o giant man, rachael yamagata, robbie fulks, rosie thomas, schubas, the milk carton kids, the staves, waters
This Week in Great Music: 8/1 – 8/7
By Sarah on August 1, 2011
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, $10 […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged canasta, carbon tigers, chicago theatre, christina perri, cold war kids, conductive alliance, dale earnhardt jr. jr., delta spirit, double door, evanston space, fitz and the tantrums, frontier rucks, gold motel, haley bonar, hideout, house of blues back porch stage, jon drake and the shakes, jonny rogers, katz company, lincoln hall, lissie, little hurricane, lord huron, marco benevento, martyrs', mayne stage, metro, nightmare and the cat, portugal. the man, rachel mcclusky, reptar, robbie fulks, robbie gjersoe, sarah jarosz, schubas, steve miller band, the head and the heart, the hue, the joy formidable, tim robbins and the rogue galley band, wye oak
This Week in Great Music: 11/29 – 12/5
By Sarah on November 29, 2010
Welcome back to your regularly scheduled blogging! If you’re around this weekend, check out the three-day Chicago Bluegrass and Blues festival, with shows at the Double Door, the Congress Theatre, and Lincoln Hall.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged april smith and the great picture show, bbu, beat kitchen, bottom lounge, broken bells, bxc, cafeteria y restaurante de pancho, chicago theatre, congress theatre, corey chisel and the wandering sons, curtis evans and our friend electric, dag juhlin, daphne willis, delta spirit, derek nelson and the musicians, dessa, doomtree, double door, edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros, evanston space, freelance whales, grace potter and the nocturnals, great divide, hideout, how far to austin, ingrid graudins, ingrid michaelson, jenny scheinman, jim black, jon drake and the shakes, justin roberts, kandyce hogan, liam davis, lincoln hall, maps and atlases, maroon 5, meg and dia, metro, midwest hype, mike fredrickson, mike mangione and the union, miniature tigers, nels cline, nora o'connor, phil angotti, pos, rego, rita j, robbie fulks, ryan star, schubas, sidewalk chalk, the future laureates, the right now, the shams band, the skatalites, the vic, todd sickafoose, tom dunning and your boyfriends, trinkets of joy, vienna teng
This Week in Great Music: 6/14 – 6/20
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
April in Review
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