By Sarah on July 11, 2011
It’s a rainy, dreary Monday here in Chicago, soon to be followed by blistering heat.Â I hate summer. There’s not a whole lot going on this weekend, because Pitchfork.Â It appears to have crushed anything even vaguely interesting going on this weekend. Monday, July 11 Robbie Fulks; Hideout.Â 7 pm, $10 suggested donation King Khan […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged deleted scenes, empty bottle, ever isles, gaberdine, gris gris, hideout, in tall buildings, jolie holland, josh groban, katie todd, kevin o'donnell, king khan, lincoln hall, martyrs', mountain man, outer minds, panchos, robbie fulks, sallie ford and the sound outside, schubas, shane shane, the gorilla press, uncommon ground, united center, we love you, welles park
By Sarah on January 3, 2011
Looks like the music scene is still recovering from NYE celebrations, too.
I’ll be seeing Charlotte Martin on Sunday. I missed her the last time she was in town, so I’m glad to be able to finally see her live.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alex hall, amel larrieux, ashley martin, billy branch and the sons of blues, buddy guy, buddy guy's legends, charlotte martin, don stiernberg, double door, evanston space, guy king, hideout, jeffrey david, john primer, kc mcdonough, kelly hogan, kevin o'donnell, lubriphonic, martyrs', musikanto, nora o'connor, pieta brown, robbie fulks, schubas, scott ligon, sunfallen, tangle wood, the aragon, the flat five, the shrine, weezer
By Sarah on July 12, 2010
The indie music world comes to a screeching halt this weekend as Pitchfork rolls into town. Three-day tickets have been sold out for ages, so try hitting up Craigslist or something to make your way in.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged a lull, abbey pub, anne heaton, benjamin ezra, cains and abels, caribou, cary brothers, david romano, drive by truckers, evanston space, gregory pepper, hallelujah the hills, harper blynn, here we go magic, hideout, house of blues, islands, jonny lang, kevin o'donnell, lincoln hall, local natives, loudon wainwright iii, martyrs', meg hutchinson, millennium park, moreland and arbuckle, navy pier, old 97's, patricia vonne, paul turner, ravinia, real estate, robbie fulks, rose polenzani, sarah harmer, schubas, sharon van etten, strand of oaks, subterranean, the budos band, the daredevil christopher wright, the loom, the swell season, titus andronicus, tom petty and the heartbreakers, united center, yawn, zola jesus
By Sarah on April 12, 2010
I am too sleepy for commentary this morning, so have the below list of shows which I have deemed to be Awesome.Â I’ll be at the Empty Bottle on Thursday to catch Dosh’s show, and hopefully I won’t forget about the tickets I have to the Old Town School of Folk Music on Sunday, for […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged adam ezra, adam green, aetiology, andy friedman, anthi meera, blues traveler, brooke waggoner, carrie newcomer, chicago cultural center, chickenfat klezmer orchestra, children of nova, davenport's, debello, dosh, double door, earl greyhound, elbo room, eliza gilkyson, ellis paul, elton john, empty bottle, evanston space, florence and the machine, gebhard ullmann clarinet trio, graham parker, hideout, holy hail, house of blues, identity crisis, jeff ruby, jeffrey foucault, kevin andrew prchal, kevin o'donnell, laura freeman, legendary shack shakeres, leslie beukelman, lincoln hall, loudon wainwright iii, martyrs', mcaninch arts center, metro, micah dalton, miniature tigers, mori einsidler, natalie oliveri, niu steel band, occidental brothers dance band international, ok go, old town school of folk music, owen, paper thick walls, pearls mahone, phil cohran, rachael sage, reggie's rock club, relax on milwaukee, richard thompson, robbie fulks, robbie gjersoe, rocky votolato, roommates, schubas, sears centre, tangleweed, the booze, the dead trees, the hackensaw boys, the honeybees, the morning benders, the rocketz, uncommon ground, vieux farka toure, white hinterland
By Sarah on January 4, 2010
“This Week in Great Music” might as well just be renamed “This Week in Chicago Residencies That I Couldn’t Get Tickets To”, with series of shows by Butch Walker and Lady Gaga both selling out before I could even get around to clickingÂ the purchase button.Â (Bet you never thoughtÂ you’d see those two names in a […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alejandro escovedo, buddy guy, buddy guy's legends, butch walker, double door, empty bottle, fitzgeralds, kevin o'donnell, lady gaga, martyrs', mucca pazza, old town school of folk music, rosemont theatre, schubas, the damnwells, the four treys, vampire weekend