By Sarah on September 14, 2011
Chicago joins New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dallas/Fort Worth in playing host to Concert Confidential, sponsored by online ticketing platform Eventbrite.Â Each city will be offering a free show in an intimate venueÂ on Saturday, September 17th. Â It’s not just a free gig at a tiny venue, though: each Concert Confidential show benefits a […]
By Sarah on August 16, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 8/16 – 8/22
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged amy speace, arkells, beth nielsen chapman, brighton ma, califone, charter one pavillion, dax riggs, empty bottle, evanston space, ferraby lionheart, freelance whales, hideout, interpol, kiri te kanawa, laarks, lincoln tap room, lost in the trees, mark trecka, metro, millennium park, my morning jacket, paper mice, paramore, ravinia, robbie fulks, rosi golan, sabrina chap, schubas, tegan and sara, the sadies, the schlapentickle family burlesque & review, the vic, the watson twins, tokyo police club, unmanned ships, william fitzsimmons
By Sarah on August 2, 2010
So, there’s this little festival called Lollapalooza rolling into Grant Park this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard of it? I’ll be there all weekend, Tweeting and taking bad photos bitching about the heat and the crowds, and hoping my phone doesn’t run out of battery.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged andrew francis, apple store, aslyn, avi buffalo, blitzen trapper, ceiling stars, congress theater, devo, dirty projectors, donnie biggins, double door, edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros, empty bottle, freelance whales, gogol bordello, hideout, house of blues, j. tillman, kim taylor, lincoln hall, martyrs', matt crews, matthew perryman jones, melissa etheridge, metro, mgmt, millennium park, miniature tigers, minus the bear, nelken, phoenix, phosphorescent, portland cello project, rachele eve, robbie fulks, ryan olson, sabrina chap, schubas, subterranean, switchfoot, the antlers, the black keys, the boxer rebellion, the chicago theatre, the constellations, the dodos, the morning benders, the national, the new pornographers, the walkmen, toby lightman, toro y moi, tributosaurus, warpaint, wild beasts
By Sarah on June 15, 2010
While Freelance Whales’ music consists largely of jangly, glockenspiel-filled pop-rock songs, Peter Wolf Crier offers a dark, sometimes frantic, lo-fi counterpoint.